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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Enescu Romanian Rhapsody, Op 11 No 2 Romanian Radio Orchestra, conductor losif Conta
Dellus Brigg Fair (An English Rhapsody) BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 3
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.30-10.00: Bach Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV548 Piet Kee (organ)
Bridge Phantasm Kathryn Stott (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley


Unknown: Penny Gore
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Piet Kee
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.

Tchaikovsky Ballet Suite: The Nutcracker Philharmonia, conductor Igor Markevitch

10.21 Marais Tombeau pour M de Ste Colombe Philippe Pierlot and Sophie Watillon (bass viols), Rolf Lislevand (theorbo)

10.30 Lully Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Act 4 (excerpts) Francoise Masset and Julie Hassler (sopranos), Francois-Nicolas Geslot (countertenor), Bruno Boterf,
Yves Coudray and Renaud Tripathi (tenors), Jean-Louis Georgel and Philippe Roche (basses), La Simphonie du Marais, conductor Hugo Reyne

10.55 Stravinsky The Rite of Spring Philharmonia, conductor Igor Markevitch

11.28 Marais Suite in B minor (Pieces de Viole, 2Sme Livre) Jordi Savall and Philippe Pierlot (bass viols), Rolf Lislevand and Xavier Diaz -Latorre (theorbos/guitars), Pierre Hantai (harpsichord)


Presenter: Jonathan Swain

: Composer of the Week: Berlioz

3: Berlioz the Dramatist
Donald Macleod and David Cairns look at the inspirations behind Berlioz's dramatic expression. Principal among these were the music of Beethoven, Virgil's Aeneid and other works of classical literature, Shakespeare, and Goethe's Faust.
La Mort de Cléopâtre (excerpt) Janet Baker (mezzo),
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis Overture: Le Roi Lear
Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson
La Damnation de Faust (excerpts, including the Dance of the Sylphs and the Invocation to Nature)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Jules Bastin (bass), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Dramatist: Donald MacLeod
Dramatist: David Cairns
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Tenor: Jules Bastin
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Bath Mozartfest
Stephanie Hughes introduces an all-Mozart programme recorded last month at the Assembly Rooms in Bath. Imogen Cooper (piano), Mitchell and Katharine Gowers (violins),
James Boyd (viola), Natalie Clein (cello)
Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat, K493; Piano Concerto in C, K415 (arr for piano quintet)


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Piano: Imogen Cooper
Violins: Katharine Gowers
Viola: James Boyd
Viola: Natalie Clein

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Christine Brewer (soprano), Patricia Bardon (mezzo), Paul Charles Clarke (tenor), Peter Sidhom (baritone), Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Leeds Philharmonic Chorus, conductor Gianandrea Noseda Presented by Louise Fryer.
Mozart Overture: DieZauberflote
Verdi Requiem


Soprano: Patricia Bardon
Tenor: Paul Charles Clarke
Tenor: Peter Sidhom
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Presented By: Louise Fryer.

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. With music to puzzle, entertain and delight.


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Choral Evensong

Live from the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban. Introit: Rejoice in the Lord
Alway (attrib Redford). Responses: Ebdon. Psalms: 53, 54, 55 (Armstrong, Martin. Barnby, Turle). First Reading: Genesis 7. Office Hymn: Ye Servants of the Lord
(Narenza). Canticles: Dyson in F. Second Reading: lThessalonians2,wl-12.
Anthem: Ave Maria (Mendelssohn). Final Hymn: 0 Come. 0 Come Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel). Organ Voluntary: Prelude in E minor. BWV548(Bach). Master of the music Andrew Lucas. Assistant master of the music Simon Johnson.


Music: Andrew Lucas.
Music: Simon Johnson.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Archive Week
Stephen Johnson presents a remarkable recording of Polish pianist
Mieczyslaw Horszowski playing to a packed Wigmore Hall , two days before his 98th birthday. Mieczyslaw Horszowski (piano)
Bach French Suite No 6 in E, BWV81 7
Beethoven Piano Sonata in F, Op 10 No 2 Schumann Papillons, Op 2
Chopin Nocturne in E flat, Op 9 No 2; Impromptu in F sharp, Op 36; Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2; Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20; Etude in F minor, Op 25 No 2 Schumann Traumerei, Op 15 No 7
(21 June 1990, Wigmore Hall, London)


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Pianist: Mieczyslaw Horszowski
Unknown: Wigmore Hall
Piano: Mieczyslaw Horszowski

: Dvorak: Serenade In D minor, Op 44

London Symphony Orchestra Wind
Ensemble: Roy Carter and John Lawley (oboes). Andrew Marriner and Chi-Yu Mo
(clarinets), Rachel Gough. Nicholas Hunka. David Pyatt and Tim Jones (horns), Dominic Morgan (contrabassoon). Tim Hugh (cello), Rinat Ibragimov (double bass)


Unknown: Roy Carter
Oboes: John Lawley
Oboes: Andrew Marriner
Clarinets: Rachel Gough.
Clarinets: Nicholas Hunka.
Clarinets: David Pyatt
Horns: Tim Jones
Horns: Dominic Morgan
Cello: Tim Hugh
Cello: Rinat Ibragimov

: Night Waves - Undercurrent*

Philip Dodd presents a live discussion on a current cultural topic. Producer ZahidWarley


Unknown: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

Chamber music from Judith Weir and the Kings of Convenience, blues from John Lee Hooker, and ajam session from Cuba's Estrellas de Areito. With Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Judith Weir
Unknown: John Lee
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

With Donald Macleod.
Symphony of Psalms Chicago Symphony Chorus and SO. conductor Georg Solti
Duo Concertant Samuel Dushkin (violin) accompanied by the Composer (piano) Persephone (Tableau No 3: Persephone Renaissante) Anne Fournet (narrator).
Anthony Rolfe-Johnson (tenor), Tiffin Boys' Choir, London Philharmonic Choir. LPO, conductor Kent Nagano Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Georg Solti
Violin: Samuel Dushkin
Narrator: Anne Fournet
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Ileana Cotrubas (soprano) and Geoffrey Parsons (piano) perform songs by Schubert, Enescu, Britten and Brahms.
2.10 Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in D (Reformation) 2.40 Hannlkalnen At a Fountain 2.50 Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, D898 3.25Chedevllle Sonata for two flutes (Op 8) (L'Allemande) 3.45 Dvorak Overture: Othello 4.00 Cavalli Dixit Dominus
4.10 Bach/Savall Improvisation on the Bourse (Cello Suite No 4 in E flat, BWV1010)
4.15 Fux, arr Duftschmld Turcaria
4.25 Koutev Dragana and the Nightingale
4.30 Grleg Peer Gynt: Suite No 1
4.45 Lionel Daunals Le Pont Mirabeau
4.50 Sibelius Suite Champêtre
5.00 Schubert, arr Segovia Menuetto (Piano Sonata in G, D894)
5.10 Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 87 (excerpts) 5.25 Kodaly Adagio
5.35 Dobrzynski Overture: Monbar
5.50 Castelnuovo-Tedesco Tarantella, Op 87 No1 5.55 Verdi VaPensieri
(Nabucco) 6.00 Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491 6.30 Granados
Four Tonadillas 6.40 Bartok Dance Suite


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Soprano: Ileana Cotrubas
Soprano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Cavalli Dixit Dominus
Unknown: Koutev Dragana
Unknown: Shostakovich Preludes

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