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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Gershwin Overture: Of Thee I Sing Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Grainger Lincolnshire Posy RNCM Wind Orchestra, conductor Timothy Reynish Vernon Duke Autumn in New York Chet Baker Quartet
8.30-10.00: Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Stephen Hough , City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo Ireland The Land of Lost Content
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Timothy Reynish
Conductor: Vernon Duke
Unknown: Chet Baker
Unknown: Stephen Hough
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Benjamin Britten

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Shostakovich Symphony No 9
Moscow PO, conductor Kirill Kondrashin
10.28 Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Cantata No 6) Gundula Janowitz
(soprano), Fritz Wiinderlich (tenor), Franz Crass (bass), Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra, conductor Karl Richter
10.54 Listener Request:
Scriabin Preludes , Op 11: Nos 8-11 Walter Gieseking (piano)
11.01 Listener Request:
Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 Archie Camden , London Mozart Players, conductor Harry Blech
11.21 Mahler Das Trinklied von Jammer der Erde (Das Lied von der Erde) Fritz Wunderlich (tenor),
Philharmonia and NewPhilharmonia
Orchestras, conductor Otto Klemperer
11.31 Arensky Piano Trio in D minor, Op 32 Henri Temianka (violin), Eileen Joyce (piano), Antonio Sala (cello)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Soprano: Fritz Wiinderlich
Tenor: Franz Crass
Conductor: Karl Richter
Unknown: Scriabin Preludes
Piano: Walter Gieseking
Unknown: Archie Camden
Conductor: Harry Blech
Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Violin: Henri Temianka
Violin: Eileen Joyce
Piano: Antonio Sala

: Composer

of the Week: Poulenc
4/5. Love and Death
The perennial themes of love and death were inextricably linked in Poulenc's psyche, not through any romantic notions of passion and fate, but by the raw experience of unhappiness and tragedy in his life. Presented by Donald Macleod. Rosemonde William Parker (baritone), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
Aubade Pascal Roge (piano), French National Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
Le Disparu; Dernier Poème
Franck Leguerinel (baritone), Irene Aitoff (piano) La Voix Humaine (excerpt)
Felicity Lott (soprano), Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Armin Jordan Oboe Sonata Nicholas Daniel , Julius Drake (piano)
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: Rosemonde William Parker
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Piano: Aubade Pascal Roge
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Baritone: Franck Leguerinel
Baritone: Irene Aitoff
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Unknown: Nicholas Daniel
Piano: Julius Drake

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generations at the City of London
Presented by Verity Sharp. Ashley Wass (piano)
Uszt Années de Pèlerinage, Année 1
(Suisse): La Chapelle de Guillaume Tell; Au Lac de Wallenstadt; Pastorate Bartok En Plein Air
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 3, Op 28 (From Old Notebooks)
Liszt Années de Pèlerinage, Année 1
(Suisse): Au Bord d 'une Source; Orage; Les Cloches de Geneve


Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Douglas Boyd
Tommy Pearson introduces a concert given in October by the BBCSSO, including a piece by the Scottish composer
John Maxwell-Geddes that explores the theme oftimelessness.
Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo
Theme, Op 33 Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) Maxwell-Geddes Lacuna
Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D


Conductor: Douglas Boyd
Introduces: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: John Maxwell-Geddes
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Today's show includes a geography test - how many places can you spot in the music?


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

More from the new BBC Concert Orchestra
CD featuring the music of Charles Williams. Plus music by Edward German and Maurice Johnstone 's Cumbrian Rhapsody.


Unknown: Charles Williams.
Music By: Edward German
Music By: Maurice Johnstone

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

BBC Philharmonic
Nelson Goerner(piano), conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Live from the Victoria Hall in Hanley. Martin Handley introduces an all-Rachmaninov programme.
Rachmaninov, orch Respighi: Etudes-Tableaux, Op 33 (excerpts)
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
8.45 Twenty Minutes: Mobile Phones Off! Armando Ianucci looks at what to do and what not to do in the concert hall, ponders the ritual of going to a concert and reveals what happens on and off the stage.
9.05 Rachmaninov: Symphony No 2 in E minor


PresenterL: Martin Handley
Musicians: BBC Philharmonic
Piano: Nelson Goerner
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Speaker ("Twenty Minutes"): Armando Ianucci

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton and guests discuss a new exhibition of the work of French painter Edouard Vuillard at the Royal Academy. Producer Ariane Koek


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Edouard Vuillard
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces the Idan Reichal Project, which mixes the music of Israel and Ethiopia; a hymn by Hildegard of Bingen sung by Emma Kirkby and Gothic Voices; a Korean gravedigging song; and the Kronos Quartet with music from
George Crumb 's Black Angels, which was inspired by the Vietnam War.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Sung By: Emma Kirkby
Unknown: George Crumb

: Composer

of the Week: Victoria andIberian Polyphony
5/5. With Donald Macleod.
Don Fernando de las Infantas Quasi Stella Matutiana Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor James O'Donnell
Bartolome de Escobedo Credo (Missa Philippus Rex Hispaniae)
Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor James O'Donnell
Alonso Lobo Versa Est in Luctum
Tallis Scholars, conductor Peter Phillips Victoria Missa pro Defunctis
Tallis Scholars, conductor Peter Phillips Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Don Fernando
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Conductor: Peter Phillips
Conductor: Victoria Missa
Conductor: Peter Phillips

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Ries Symphony No 5 in D minor
Brahms Serenade No 1 in D, Op 11
Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductors Arnold Ostman and Frans Bruggen
2.15 Haydn String Quartet in G. Op 76 No 1
2.35 Cherubini Messa Solenne per il
Principe Esterhazy 4.00 Mozart, arr Danzi Duos (Cosi Fan Tutte) 4.10
Granados Oriental (Danzas Espanolas, Op 3 7 No 2)
4.15 Bach Violin Concerto in A minor,
BWV1041 4.30 Catalani Ebben ?... Ne
Andro Lontana (La Wally)
4.35 Rangstrom Violin Suite No 2
4.45 Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor,
Op 9 No 2 5.00 Telemann Sonata in A (Der Getreue Music-Meister) 5.05 Josquin des Prez Cantate Domine ; 0 Bone et
DulcissimeJesu 5.10Caimo Piangete Valli Abbandonate e Sole 5.15 Debussy Hommage a Rameau (Images, Book 1)
5.20 Brahms Rhapsody in G minor, Op 79
5.30 Saint-Saens Saltarelle, Op 74
5.35 Milhaud Le Globe-Trotter
5.55 Ravel Rapsodie Espagno/e
6.10 Handel Cantata: 11 Delirio Amoroso, HWV99
6 45 Svendsen Overture: Carnival in Paris


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Unknown: Cherubini Messa Solenne
Unknown: Danzi Duos
Unknown: Granados Oriental
Unknown: Catalani Ebben
Unknown: Prez Cantate Domine

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