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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Howells Te Deum Choirof
King's College, Cambridge, Andrew Davis (organ), conductor David Willcocks Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat, K493 Mozartean
Chamber Players Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C, RV581 (Per la SS Assunzione di Maria Vergine) Antonio de Secondi , Concerto
Italiano, director Rinaldo Alessandrini Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60 Claudio Arrau (piano)
8.30-10.00: Walton Belshazzar's Feast
Bryn Terfel (baritone), BBC Singers,
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Conductor: David Willcocks
Unknown: Antonio de Secondi
Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Biber Sonata No 1 a 8 (Sonatae Tam Aris Quam Aulis Servientes)
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Consort
10.06 Dvorak Biblical Songs,
Op 99 Nos 4, 7 and 10 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau -(baritone), Jorg Demus (piano)
10.16 Biber Sonata No 5 (Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum) Leonhardt Consort , director Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
10.22 Dutilleux Piano Sonata John Ogdon
10.49 Biber Partita No 3 (Harmonia
Artificiosa-Ariosa) The Rare Fruits Council
11.00 Listener request: Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos
11.46 John Ogdon Dance Suite
Performed by the Composer (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Baritone: Jorg Demus
Unknown: Leonhardt Consort
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Unknown: John Ogdon
Conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Conductor: John Ogdon

: Composer of the Week: Handel

5/5. All his life, Handel tried to avoid court appointments, yet he was always involved with royalty and fulfilled many ceremonial commissions. With Donald Macleod.
Water Music: Suite No 1 in F (Hornpipe) The English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock Te Deum (Utrecht) (final section)
Felicity Palmer (soprano), Marjana
Lipovsek (alto), Philip Langridge , Kurt Equiluz and Thomas Moser (tenors), Ludwig Baumann (bass), Arnold Schoenberg Choir,
Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Coronation Anthem No 1: Zadok the Priest
Choir of King's College, Cambridge,
Thurston Dart (harpsichord), John Langdon (organ), English Chamber Orchestra, conductor David Willcocks
Funeral Anthem: The Ways of Zion Do
Mourn (excerpt) AlsfelderVocal Ensemble, Bremen Baroque Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Heibich Music for the Royal Fireworks London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Te Deum
Soprano: Felicity Palmer
Unknown: Philip Langridge
Unknown: Kurt Equiluz
Tenors: Thomas Moser
Bass: Ludwig Baumann
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Harpsichord: Thurston Dart
Harpsichord: John Langdon
Conductor: David Willcocks
Conductor: Wolfgang Heibich
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generations at the City of London
Another chance to hear a concert from last year's festival, presented by Verity Sharp. Jonathan Lemalu (baritone), Michael Hampton (piano)
Schumann Dichterliebe , Op 48
Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel (excerpts)
Copland Old American Songs


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Baritone: Jonathan Lemalu
Piano: Michael Hampton
Piano: Schumann Dichterliebe

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Edward Seckerson presents more music inspired by the works of Shakespeare. Schumann Overture: Julius Ca'sar
Conductor David Porcelijn
Berlioz Suite: Romeo et Juliette
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Honegger Prélude: La Tempete Conductor David Porcelijn
Prokofiev Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
(excerpts) Conductor Martyn Brabbins


Conductor: David Porcelijn
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: David Porcelijn
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners presented by CBBC'sAngellica Bell and Adrian Dickson , who introduce some of the music listeners have written using the composing tools on the programme's website.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Jazz Legends

Barney Kessel
Guest presenter Martin Taylor looks at the career of Barney Kessel , who from the 1940s to the 80s was Los Angeles's top jazz guitarist and a prolific session player.


Presenter: Martin Taylor
Unknown: Barney Kessel

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Antje Weithaas (violin), conductor Frans Bruggen
An all-Schumann concert live from the Barony Hall in Glasgow. Presented by Christopher Cook.
Schumann Overture: Genoveva; Violin Concerto in D minor
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Schumann in the Madhouse
Dermot Clinch explores some of the myths surrounding Schumann's time in the asylum at Endenich, near Bonn, where he spent the last years of his life, and asks how an understanding of events can affect our interpretation of the composer's late music. With contributions from
Eric Jensen , Deborah Hayden , Judith Chernaik and Steven Isserlis.
8.40 Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor (original version of1841)


Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Eric Jensen
Unknown: Deborah Hayden
Unknown: Judith Chernaik
Unknown: Steven Isserlis.

: Sorrel Quartet

Bridge Three Idylls

: Night Waves

Paul Allen talks to Siddiq Barmak , director of Osama, the first film to be made in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban. Producer Timothy Prosser


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Siddiq Barmak
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mixture of musical styles.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Jazz on 3

lain Ballamy and Stian Carstensen in Session
Jez Nelson presents a session by British saxophonist lain Ballamy and Norwegian accordionist Stian Carstensen.


Unknown: Stian Carstensen
Unknown: Jez Nelson
Accordionist: Stian Carstensen.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Another chance to hear excerpts from one of last year's BBC Proms. Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London) Vaughan Williams Symphony No 2 (A London Symphony) BBCSO, conductor Leonard Slatkin
2.15 Tchaikovsky Dumka, Op 59
2.25 Dvorak Piano Trio in E minor, Op 90
(Dumky) 3.00 Chopin Mazurkas (excerpts)
3.15 Brahms Liebeslieder, Op 52
3.40 Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A
4.05 Capricornus Sonata a 3 4.10 Pachelbel Jauchzet dem Herrn
4.15 CPE Bach, attrib JS Bach Recorder Sonata in Eflat, BWV1031 4.30 Arlen, arr Anon Somewhere over the Rainbow
4.30 Debussy L "IsleJoyeuse
4.35 Massenet Werther's aria (Werther, Act 1) 4.40 Kotowicz Planctus de
Passione 4.45 Handel Coronation Anthem
No 4: My Heart Is Inditing 5.00 Moniuszko Mountain Dances (Halka) 5.05 Faure Nocturne in E flat minor, Op 33 No 1
5.10 Donizetti Una Furtiva Lagrima (L 'Elisir d'Amore) 5.15 Forster Dulcis Amor Jesu 5.25 Strauss Stimmungsbilder, Op 9
(excerpts) 5.40 Vaughan Williams Silence and Music 5.45 Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela 5.50 Chopin Rondo in C minor, Op 1
6.00 Nielsen String Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 13 6.25 Grainger Danish Folk Music Suite 6.45 JCF Bach Die Amerikanerin


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

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