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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Brahms Scherzo in E flat minor, Op 4 KrystianZimerman (piano) Boccherini Cello Sonata No 4 in A
Janos Starker, Stephen Swedish (piano) Bach, orch Respighi Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582 BBC
Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Slatkin
8.30-10.00: Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B flat. Op 133 Emerson Quartet
Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht, Op 4 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra


Piano: Stephen Swedish
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Beethoven Grosse Fuge

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain and Rob Cowan.
10.00 Enescu Legend John Wallace (trumpet), Simon Wright (piano)
10.08 Robert Russell Bennett
A Symphonic Story of Jerome Kern Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor William Steinberg
10.26 Purcell 0 Solitude Nancy Argenta
(soprano), Richard Boothby (viola da gamba)
10.34 Tartini, arr Bridgewater
Andante and Presto Ida Haendel (violin), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
10.43 Dinicu March
Hora Sandor Lakotos and his Gypsy Band
10.46 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)
Aase Nordmo-Lovberg (soprano),
Christa Ludwig (contralto), Waldemar Kmentt (tenor), Hans Hotter (bass), Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: John Wallace
Piano: Simon Wright
Piano: Robert Russell Bennett
Conductor: William Steinberg
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Soprano: Richard Boothby
Violin: Ida Haendel
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Hora Sandor Lakotos
Soprano: Aase Nordmo-Lovberg
Contralto: Christa Ludwig
Contralto: Waldemar Kmentt
Tenor: Hans Hotter
Conductor: Otto Klemperer

: Composer of the Week: Janacek

Donald Macleod concludes his exploration of the music written in Janacek's final years. Violin Concerto (The Pilgrimage of a Little Soul) Ivan Zenaty (violin),
Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor FrantisekJilek
String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters) Talich Quartet
From the House of the Dead (excerpts)
Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Violin: Ivan Zenaty
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Don Juan: Jaroslav Soucek (baritone)
Short Prisoner: Richard Novak (baritone)
Luka: Jiffi Zahradnicek (tenor)
Kedril: Zdenek Sousek (tenor)
Commandant: Antonin Svorc (baritone)
Goryanchikov: Dallbor Jedlicka (bass)
Alyeya: Jaroslava Janska (soprano)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Presented by Chris de Souza.
Hilliard Ensemble
Joanne Metcalf // Nome del Bel Fior: Maria I
Nicolas Gombert Salve Regina
Metcalf // Nome del Bel Fior: Maria II
Antoine Brumel Mater Patris
Metcalf // Nome del Bel Fior
Anon, 15th century There Is No Rose of Such Virtue
Karen Thomas Alnightbythe Rose Perotin Alleluia , Nativitas
Luca Belcastro La Voce delle Creature


Presented By: Chris De
Unknown: Joanne Metcalf
Unknown: Perotin Alleluia

: Afternoon Performance

Best of 2003: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor Walter Weller
Mahler Symphony No 9
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Walter Weller
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Jazz Legends

Stride Piano
Julian Joseph isjoined by Brian Priestley for an overview of the influential, virtuoso early jazz piano style in which the left hand maintains a continuous pulse while the right hand improvises melodies and harmonies. Major proponents included
James P Johnson , Willie "the Lion" Smith and Luckey Roberts.


Piano: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Brian Priestley
Unknown: James P Johnson

: Grand Opera

Stephanie Hughes concludes the series with a look at early 20th-century Germanic opera released on CD in 2003. Baritone Andrew Shore stars, in English, in Alban Berg 's searing masterpiece Wozzeck. Plus Franz Schreker 's haunting evocation of the power of music, Das Spielwerk und der Prinzessin, and new Strauss recordings.


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Baritone: Andrew Shore
Unknown: Alban Berg
Unknown: Franz Schreker
Music: Das Spielwerk

: New Generation Artists

Presented by Verity Sharp. Music includes: Beethoven Fantasy in G minor, Op 77 Jonathan Bliss (piano)
Piazzolla, transcr Runge Suite del Angel Artemis Quartet
Saint-Saens Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Opl67 Martin Frost , Niklas Sivelov (piano)
Wolf Italienisches Liederbuch (excerpts)
Ailish Tynan (soprano), Llyr Williams (piano) Reich Clapping Music Colin Currie (percussion), Dave Maric (piano) Schmitt Ghanaia Colin Currie (percussion)


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Piano: Jonathan Bliss
Unknown: Martin Frost
Piano: Niklas Sivelov
Soprano: Ailish Tynan
Soprano: Llyr Williams
Music: Colin Currie
Piano: Dave Maric

: BBC Proms 2003: British Film Music

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Timothy West (narrator), Philip Fowke (piano), BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba Rawsthorne The Cruel Sea
Bax, arr Mathieson Suite: Oliver Twist (excerpts) Addinsell Warsaw Concerto
Arnold The Belles of St Trinian's
Walton, arr Mathieson Prelude: Richard III
R Rodney Bennett Murder on the Orient Express
John Barry Suite: Lion in Winter: John Dunbar Theme (Dances with Wolves); Selections from James Bond films
Bliss Things to Come

(Revised rpt)


Presenter: Stephanie Hughes
Narrator: Timothy West
Pianist: Philip Fowke
Singers: BBC Singers
Musicians: BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Belief

9: Another chance to hear Joan Bakewell talking to poet Imtiaz Dharker about his beliefs. Last of the series.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Imtiaz Dharker

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall reports from the Instal Festival held in Glasgow last month and introduces performances by two Japanese acts: post-punk avant-rockers the Boredoms, and abstract noise-sculptor Merzbow: plus veteran British free improvising trio AMM, featuring Keith Rowe (guitar), John Tilbury (piano) and Eddie Prevost (percussion).


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Guitar: Keith Rowe
Guitar: John Tilbury
Guitar: Eddie Prevost

: Jazz on 3

The Best of 2003 Jez Nelson presents the pick of the sessions recorded for Jazz on 3 last year. With music from Electric Ladyland, Paul Dunmall 's Moksha Big Band, lain
Ballamy's Food, Straight Jack , and others.


Unknown: Jez Nelson
Unknown: Paul Dunmall
Unknown: Straight Jack

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Monteverdi L 'Orfeo
2.45 Beethoven Variations and a Fugue on a Theme in E flat from Prometheus.
Op 35 (Eroica) 3.10 Haydn Cello Concerto in C 3.40 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague) 4.10 Pachelbel Paratum CorMeum Deus 4.15 Morley Nolo
Mortem Peccatoris ... Father, I Am Thine Only Son 4.20 A van Noordt Psalm 6
4.30 Bach Four Schemelli Chorales
4.40 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F minor, RV297 (Winter) (The Four Seasons)
4.50 Liszt Tarantella (Venezia e Napoli)
5.00 Josquin des Prez Benedicta Es
Caelorum 5.05 Bach Harpsichord Concerto in A, BWV1055 5.20 Sances Cantada sopra il Passacaglia Usurpator Tiranno
5.25 Cassado Sonata in the Old Spanish Style 5.40 Rodrigo, arrTiefenbach Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios 5.50 Ravel Bolero
6.05 Palmgren Suite; Cinderella
6.25 Carreno Little Waltz
6.30 Mendelssohn Piano Sextet in D, Op 110


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Sances Cantada
Unknown: Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios

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