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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Copland El Salon Mexico Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks Le Concert Spirituel, conductor Herve Niquet
Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K279 Alicia de Larrocha
8.30-10.00: Milhaud Le Boeufsurle Toit London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
Offenbach, arr Rosenthal Can-Can Scene (Gaite Parisienne) Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Manuel Rosenthal


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Handel Music
Conductor: Herve Niquet
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Haydn Mit Wurd' und HoheitAngetan (The Creation, Part 2)
Fritz Wiinderlich (tenor: Uriel), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
10.06 Listener request:
Rossini Overture: La Scala di Seta Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum
10.14 Schumann Dichterliebe , Op 48 Fritz Wiinderlich (tenor), Hubert Giesen (piano)
10.45 Kraus Sinfonie in C minor
(Symphonie Funebre) Concerto Koln
11.08 Shostakovich Symphony No 10 New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Tenor: Fritz Wiinderlich
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum
Conductor: Schumann Dichterliebe
Tenor: Fritz Wiinderlich
Tenor: Hubert Giesen
Conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos

: Composer of the Week: Poulenc

5/5. "The Three Most Important Encounters of My Career. "
Donald Macleod looks at the relationships that Poulenc himself described as the most crucial to his musical life.
La Maftresse Volage (Chansons Gaillardes, No 1); Montparnasse;
Le Travail du Peintre: No 5 (Paul Klee ); No 6 (Joan Miro ); No 7 (Jacques Villon )
Pierre Bernac (baritone) accompanied by the Composer (piano) Concert Champêtre
Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Seiji Ozawa Tel Jour , Tel Nuit
Felicity Lott (soprano),
Graham Johnson (piano)
Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Paul Klee
Unknown: Joan Miro
Unknown: Jacques Villon
Baritone: Pierre Bernac
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Conducted By: Seiji Ozawa
Conducted By: Tel Jour
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Piano: Graham Johnson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

P M New Generations at the City of London
Presented by Verity Sharp. Janine Jansen (violin), Jonathan Biss (piano)
Ravel Violin Sonata in G
Leon Kirchner Interlude No 2
Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 2, Op 94a


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Violin: Janine Jansen
Piano: Jonathan Biss
Unknown: Leon Kirchner

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Howard Shelley(piano), conductor Richard Hickox
Tommy Pearson presents a programme featuring Mendelssohn's Hebrides-inspired symphony.
Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella
Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K46 7 Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Tommy Pearson

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson , including The Bare Necessities from the film The Jungle Book.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Jazz Legends

Monty Alexander
Another chance to hear Julian Joseph in conversation with Jamaican-born pianist
Monty Alexander , who in a career spanning six decades has successfully melded jazz styles with the music of the Caribbean.


Unknown: Monty Alexander
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Pianist: Monty Alexander

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Janice Watson (soprano), Jeffrey Lawton (tenor), Clive Bayley (bass), conductor Martyn Brabbins
Live from the Music Hall, Aberdeen. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Sibelius Symphony No 7
7.50 Interval: Concrete Mon Amour
Writer and critic Ian Sansom grew up with concrete: his father worked for 40 years for a firm that made and supplied concrete, cement and gravel throughout London and the South East. From childhood weekends in the quarry- a bit like an adventure playground with additional heavy machinery- Sansom moved on to ajob as a weighbridge clerk before turning to a more domestic love affair with a concrete mixer and a batch of ready-mix in the back garden. He explores the noble past and the future promises of this most unromantic of building materials.
8.15 Wagner Die Walkure (Act 1)


Soprano: Jeffrey Lawton
Tenor: Clive Bayley
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Ian Sansom

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd and guests discuss Martin Scorsese 's new project. The Blues is a series of personal and impressionistic films viewed through the lens of seven distinguished directors, including
Scorsese himself, Mike Figgis and Wim Wenders , all of whom share a passion for the music of the blues. ProducerZahid Warley


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Martin Scorsese
Unknown: Mike Figgis
Unknown: Wim Wenders

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell report from Belgium, visiting the cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels. They talk to members of the group dEUS.electronica artist Eavesdropper, chamber rock drummer Daniel Denis , electro waste buskers Kapotski, singer/songwriterAn
Pierle, and robot maker, performance artist and composer Godfried-Willem Raes.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Daniel Denis
Unknown: Godfried-Willem Raes.

: Jazz on 3

Jason Moran
Jez Nelson presents a concert given at the London Jazz Festival last year by the pianist Jason Moran with bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits.
Moran has developed a unique piano style influenced byThelonious Monk, McKoy Tyner and Jaki Byard , and incorporates samples into his performances from a minidisc player balanced on the piano. He signed to the Blue Note label in 1999, and this set features music from his latest album Bandwagon.


Unknown: Jason Moran
Unknown: Jez Nelson
Pianist: Jason Moran
Bassist: Tarus Mateen
Unknown: McKoy Tyner
Unknown: Jaki Byard

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Haydn L 'Anima del Filosofo
3.10 Beethoven, transcr Busoni Die
Ruinen von Athen 3.20 Weber Symphony No 1 in C 3.45 Siefert Fantasia 8 toni ex G
3.55 Kimberger An den F/ussen Babylons
4.05 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in E flat, Op 3 No 4 4.20 Paganini Moses Fantaisie
4.30 Mendelssohn Erster Verlust ,
Op 99 No 4.35 Schubert Gesang der Geistern Uberden Wassern
4.45 Glinka Spanish Overture No 1
5.00 Debussy Images, Book
5.15 Dvorak Overture: The King and the Charcoal Burner
5.20 Cassado Toccata in D
5.25 Fasch Sonata in D minor
5.35 Gluck Melody (Orfeo ed Euridice)
5.40 Grandjany Rhapsodie pour la Harpe
5.50 Blockx Flemish Dances
6.05 Mozart Piano Sonata in G, K283
6.25 JM Kraus String Quartet No 4 in D
6.40 Strauss Four Last Songs


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Busoni Die
Unknown: Paganini Moses Fantaisie
Unknown: Mendelssohn Erster Verlust
Unknown: Geistern Uberden Wassern
Unknown: Grandjany Rhapsodie

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