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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Handel Concerto a due cori
No 2 in FThe English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock Mozart Wind Serenade in C minor, K388 Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists
Bach, orch Stravinsky Chorale Variations on Vom Himmel Hoch Suisse Romande Chamber Choir and Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.30-10.00: Britten Sinfonietta, Op 1
Nash Ensemble, conductor Lionel Friend Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D959 Maurizio Pollini


Director: Trevor Pinnock Mozart
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain and Rob Cowan.
10.00 Musorgsky Boris Godunov , Act 4 Scene 1 (excerpt) Ivan Kozlovsky (tenor), Alexander Pirogov (bass), Nikhander Khanaev (tenor), Bolshoi Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Nikolai Golovanov
10.11 Rameau Overture: Castor et Pollux Les Talens Lyriques, director Christophe Rousset
10.17 Listener request: Beethoven
Symphony No 8 in Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Felix Weingartner
10.41 Ligeti Lontano Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
10.58 Faure Violin Sonata No 1 in A, Op 13 Christian Ferras, Pierre Barbizet (piano)
11.24 Berlioz Les Nuits d'Ete, Op 7
Brigitte Balleys (mezzo), Champs Elysees Orchestra, director Philippe Herreweghe


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Musorgsky Boris Godunov
Tenor: Ivan Kozlovsky
Bass: Alexander Pirogov
Bass: Nikhander Khanaev
Conductor: Nikolai Golovanov
Director: Christophe Rousset
Conductor: Felix Weingartner
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Piano: Pierre Barbizet
Unknown: Brigitte Balleys
Director: Philippe Herreweghe

: Composer of the Week: Janacek

Donald Macleod discovers how comic strip meets opera in The Cunning Little Vixen - Janacek's erotic fairy tale.
Suite: The Cunning Little Vixen
Vienna PO, conductor Charles Mackerras String Quartet No I (Kreutzer Sonata) The Lindsays
Mladi Netherlands Wind Ensemble
The Cunning Little Vixen, Act 3 (end)
Vienna PO, conductor Charles Mackerras Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Gamekeeper: Dallbor Jedllcka(bass)
Frog: Peter Saray (treble)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The Red Priest and the Virgin Chris de Souza introduces a programme of Renaissance and Baroque Christmas music from the Temple Church, London. Red Priest
Vivaldi Concerto Grosso in A minor, RV522 Anon/Van Eyck Two Christmas Carols Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 8 (Christmas Concerto) Byrd The Bells
Cazzati Ciaconna
Ortiz Two Ricercadas
Vivaldi Flute Concerto in G minor, RV439 (La Notte)


Introduces: Virgin Chris de Souza
Unknown: Cazzati Ciaconna

: Afternoon Performance

Best of 2003: BBC Philharmonic
John Lill (piano), conductor VassilySinaisky Presented by Tommy Pearson. Bax Rogue's Comedy Overture Conductor Vernon Handley
Bach, arr Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV537
Britten Piano Concerto
Elgar Symphony No 1 in A flat


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Choral Evensong

Live from Tewkesbury Abbey, sung by the Exon Singers. Introit: Coventry Carol
(Richard Allain ). Responses: Leighton.
Office Hymn: Come, Thou Redeemer of the Earth (Veni Redemptor). Psalms: 147,
148,149,150 (Marsh, Stanford, Walmisley, Stanford). Canticles: Gloucester Service
(Howells). Anthem: Ane Sang of the Birth of Christ (Gabriel Jackson ). Hymn: ItCameupon the Midnight Clear (Noel). Organ Voluntary: Variations on Good King Wenceslas (Eben). Director of music Matthew Owens.
Organist Carleton Etherington.


Unknown: Richard Allain
Unknown: Gabriel Jackson
Organist: Matthew Owens.
Organist: Carleton Etherington.

: Grand Opera

Carmen, Acts 1 and 2 Over the next two days Stephanie Hughes presents a new recording of Bizet's Carmen, starring Angela Gheorghiu , tenor Roberto Alagna as Don Jose , and baritone Thomas Hampson as the cocky bullfighter Escamillo.


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Tenor: Angela Gheorghiu
Tenor: Roberto Alagna
Unknown: Don Jose
Baritone: Thomas Hampson

: New Generation Artists

With Verity Sharp. Music includes:
Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata) Jonathan Biss (piano) Ravel Cinq Mélodies Grecques Ailish Tynan (soprano), Llyr Williams (piano)


Unknown: Verity Sharp.
Piano: Jonathan Biss
Unknown: Grecques Ailish
Soprano: Llyr Williams

: Performance on 3

Grand Union Orchestra: Bhangra, Babylon and the Blues
Blending Indian classical music, big band, bhangra, free jazz and blues, with Sara Clifford 's and MasudAhamed's words juxtaposed with Biblical poetry and texts from the Bhagavad Gita , the Grand Union
Orchestra performs If Paradise ... by Tony Haynes , the orchestra's founder. Plus a collaboration with young musicians from the Leeds area. Presented by Alyn Shipton.


Unknown: Sara Clifford
Unknown: Bhagavad Gita
Unknown: Tony Haynes
Presented By: Alyn Shipton.

: Belief

8: Joan Bakewell asks historian Karen Armstrong about her beliefs.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Karen Armstrong

: BBC Proms 2003: The Last Night of the Proms

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Angela Gheorghiu (soprano), Leila Josefowicz (violin), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Faure Pavane
Joseph Phibbs Lumina
Catalani Ebben ?NeAndroLontana(La Wally) Gounod 0 Dieu! Que de Bijoux! (Faust) Leoncavallo Stridono Lassu (Pagliacci) Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) Massenet Méditation (Thais)
Bizet L 'Amour Est un Oiseau Rebelle
Grigoriu Muzica (Valurile Dunarii)
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D
Henry Wood/Grainger, arr John Wilson/ Stephen Jackson Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Parry, orch Elgar Jerusalem
Arr Wood The National Anthem Revised


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Soprano: Angela Gheorghiu
Soprano: Leila Josefowicz
Unknown: Faure Pavane
Unknown: Joseph Phibbs Lumina
Unknown: Catalani Ebben
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Grigoriu Muzica

: Composer of the Week: Bach

4: 1850-1930. Rptd from Christmas Day at 12 noon

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Wagenaar Overture: Cyrano de Bergerac
1.15 Weber Konzertstuck in F minor, Op 79
1.30 Hindemith Symphony in E flat
2.00 Gesualdo lo Parto, e Non Piu Dissi
2.05 Anon Gorzkie Zale 2.15 Handel
Gentle Morpheus, Son of Night (Alceste)
2.25 Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131 3.05 Schubert, transcr Liszt Standchen 3.10 Latenas
Agnus Dei 3.20 Part Spiegel am Spiegel
3.25 Kilar Piano Concerto 3.55 Lassus
Four Motets 4.00 Mozart, arr anon Horn Quintet in E flat, K407 4.15 Rossini
Overture: William Tell 4.30 Stravinsky
Three Easy Pieces 4.35 Spohr Fantaisie and Variations on a Theme of Danzi in B minor 4.40 Schickhard Flute Sonata in C
4.50 Ivancic Symphony in G 5.00 Urbaltis Lacrimosa 5.05 Kuula Sinfonia, Op 36 (Jupiter) 5.10 Natra Harp Sonatine
5.15 Palestrina Salve Regina
5.25 Bellini Eccomi in Lieta Vesta ... Oh!
Quante Volte (I Capuleti e i Montecchi)
5.35 Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31 5.45 Faure Pavane , Op 50
5.50 Respighi // Tramonto 6.10 Novak Piano Trio, Op 2 (Quasi una Ballata)
6.25 Tchaikovsky Songs, Op 6 (excerpts)
6.35 Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kije


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Weber Konzertstuck
Unknown: Liszt Standchen
Unknown: William Tell
Unknown: Spohr Fantaisie
Unknown: Palestrina Salve Regina
Unknown: Bellini Eccomi
Unknown: Faure Pavane

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