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: Morning on 3

Penny Gore celebrates the Arthurian romance this week, and begins a complete cycle of the Beethoven cello sonatas with a performance given by Pablo Casals in 1961 when he was in his mid-80s. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Ron Goodwin Film theme:
Lancelot and Guinevere New Zealand SO conducted by the Composer
Smetana Three Salon Polkas, Op 7
Andras Schiff (piano) Sullivan Suite: King Arthur RTE Chamber Choir and Concert Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny
8.30-10.00: Beethoven Cello Sonata in F, Op 5 No 1 Pablo Casals , Wilhelm Kempff
(piano) Purcell KingArthur , Act 1 Véronique Gens (soprano), Mark Padmore and lain
Paton (tenors), Petteri Salomaa (bass), Les Arts Rorissants, director William Christie


Unknown: Pablo Casals
Unknown: Ron Goodwin
Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Pablo Casals
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Piano: Purcell Kingarthur
Soprano: Mark Padmore
Tenors: Petteri Salomaa
Director: William Christie

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring
Brahms concertos and recordings by the great Italian tenor Tito Schipa.
Offenbach, arr Binder Overture: Orpheus in the Underworld Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray
10.09 Donizetti Una Furtiva Lagrima (L 'Elisird'Amore, Act 2)
Tito Schipa (tenor), unnamed orchestra conducted by Rosario Bourdon
10.15 Gluck, arr Brahms Gavotte (Iphigenie en Aulide, 1774 version) Ignaz Friedman (piano)
10.19 Schumann Konzertstuck in F, Op 86 Peter Damm , Hermann Marker , Werner Pilz and GeorgBohner (horns),
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Franz Konwitschny
10.39 Verdi Un di felice (La Traviata, Act 1) Amelita Galli-Curci (soprano), Tito Schipa (tenor), unnamed orchestra conducted by Rosario Bourdon
10.44 Britten Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op 49 Janet Craxton (oboe)
10.57 Gluck Che Faro senza Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice, Act 2) Tito Schi pa
(tenor), unnamed orchestra conducted by Carlo Sabajno
11.03 Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor Claudio Arrau , Bavarian RSO, conductor Rafael Kubelik


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Tenor: Tito Schipa.
Conductor: Paul Paray
Tenor: Tito Schipa
Conducted By: Rosario Bourdon
Unknown: Brahms Gavotte
Piano: Ignaz Friedman
Piano: Schumann Konzertstuck
Unknown: Peter Damm
Unknown: Hermann Marker
Unknown: Werner Pilz
Conductor: Franz Konwitschny
Soprano: Amelita Galli-Curci
Conducted By: Rosario Bourdon
Oboe: Janet Craxton
Unknown: Tito Schi
Conducted By: Carlo Sabajno
Unknown: Claudio Arrau
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

: Composer of the Week: Bela Bartok

1/5. The Hungarian composer and pianist Bela Bartok was born into a time of political turmoil. During his formative years, he was caught up in a surge of nationalism that gripped his homeland and informed much of his early work. But, as Donald Macleod discovers, it wasn't long before another influence was to transform his career.
If I Climb the Rocky Mountains (Eight Hungarian Folk Songs) Julia Hamari (mezzo), Ilona Prunyi (piano)
Kossuth Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
Two Portraits Chantal Juillet (violin),
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit Seven Sketches, Op 9b Nos 1, 2 and 4 JenoJando (piano)
String Quartet No 1 Takacs Quartet Producer Deborah Preston Repeated Sunday 12 midnight


Pianist: Bela Bartok
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Songs: Julia Hamari
Piano: Ilona Prunyi
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Producer: Deborah Preston

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
Presented by Fiona Talkington. Magdalena Kozena (mezzo), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Haydn Canzonettas : The Mermaid's Song; Fidelity; The Spirit's Song; 0 Tuneful Voice Trad French, arr Britten La Belle Est au Jardin d Amour; Fileuse; II Est Quelqu 'un sur Terre; Quand 'etais chez Mon Pere
Schulhoff Folk Songs and Dances from the Tesin Region (excerpts)
Wolf Zum Neuen Jahr; Zitronenfalter im April; Elfenlied; Schlafendes Jesuskind ; Abschied (Morike Lieder)


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Presented By: Magdalena Kozena
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Piano: Haydn Canzonettas
Unknown: Mon Pere
Unknown: Schlafendes Jesuskind

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Martin Handley introduces a week of programmes picking up on the French theme of this week's lunchtime concerts. Bizet L 'Arlesienne (excerpts)
Conductor Gianandrea Noseda
Mendelssohn Overture: Ruy Bias
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ) Jonathan Scott (organ), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Unknown: Jonathan Scott
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson introduces two new Broadway shows, Wicked and The Boy from Oz, and interviews veteran lyricist Betty Comden. Plus a taste of Stephen Sondheim 's latest musical, Bounce.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Betty Comden.
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Oliver Cotton (narrator), Emanuel Ax (piano), conductor Roger Norrington
Continuing this period orchestra's series of concerts featuring all the Beethoven piano concertos. Recorded earlier this month at the Royal Festival Hall. Presented by Penny Gore .
Beethoven Ballet: Creatures of Prometheus; Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)


Narrator: Emanuel Ax
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Presented By: Penny Gore

: BBC Singers

Conductor Stephen Cleobury
Thea Musgrave A Medieval Summer


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Thea Musgrave

: Night Waves

As Welsh National Opera's new production of Eugene Onegin opens, Tchaikovsky's emotional score based on Pushkin's poem is critically appraised by Paul Allen and guests. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Jazz orchestrations from Gil Evans , traditional Pashtun music from Pakistan, and 1970s classics from Brian Eno , presented by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Gil Evans
Unknown: Brian Eno
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Composer of the Week: Bruckner

2/5. Linz. With Donald Macleod.
Ave Maria No 1 Soloists, Stephen Disley (organ), BBC Singers/John Poole
Ave Maria No 2 La Chapelle Royale, Ghent Collegium Vocale/Philippe Herreweghe String Quartet in C minor L'Archibudelli Overture in G minor
French Radio PO/Marek
Janowski Kyrie (Mass in F minor) Karita Mattila (soprano), Kurt Moll (bass), Bavarian Radio Symphony Chorus and Orchestra/Colin Davis Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soloists: Stephen Disley
Unknown: Janowski Kyrie
Soprano: Kurt Moll

: Through the Night

AM With Louise Fryer.
Schubert Octet in F, D803 1.55 Poulenc
Concert Champetre 2.25Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade 3.10 Rachmaninov Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 19 3.50
Grieg Holberg Suite 4.10 Nielsen Folketone ,
Op 3 No 1 4.15 Vogt Seven Short Pieces
4.20 Masi Come Insul Fronte Fu Preso Narciso 4.30 Rosenmiiller Beatus Vir
4.45 Dandrieu Rondeau: La Gémissante (Suite No 2) 4.50 Bach Chorale-Prelude: Lobetden Herren , Alle Heiden , BWV230
5.00 Auber Overture: The Crown
Diamonds 5.05 Schubert Hektors
Abschied, D312b 5.10 Goldmark Night Piece (The Queen of Sheba) 5.20 Godard Oh! Ne T'éveille Pas Encor (Jocelyn)
5.25 Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in D minor, Op 35 No 15.35 Josquin des Prez Tud Solus Qui Facis Mirabilia; La Déploration de Okeghem 5.45 Handel Recorder Sonata in C, Op 1 No 7
5.55 Heinichen Se Mai, Tirsi, Mio Bene (Clori e Tirsi) 6.15 Haydn Cello Concerto
No 1 in C, H Vllb 1 6.40 Jamefelt Korsholma


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Grieg Holberg
Unknown: Nielsen Folketone
Unknown: Preso Narciso
Unknown: Rosenmiiller Beatus Vir
Unknown: Lobetden Herren
Unknown: Alle Heiden
Unknown: Schubert Hektors
Unknown: Mio Bene
Unknown: Jamefelt Korsholma

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