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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Boccherini Guitar Quintet No 6 in G Richard Savino , Artaria Quartet Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical) Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
Debussy Rondes de Printemps (Images) London SO, conductor Pierre Monteux
8.30-10.00: Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 David McGill , Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi Webem Passacaglia , Op 1 Berlin PO, conductor Pierre Boulez


Unknown: Richard Savino
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Debussy Rondes
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Unknown: David McGill
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
Conductor: Webem Passacaglia
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
10.00 Listener's request:
Offenbach Overture; Perichole 's Letter Aria (La Perichole, Act 1) Suzanne Lafaye (mezzo),
Lamoureux Concerts Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch
10.07 Saint-Saens, arr Lemare Danse Macabre Thomas Trotter (organ)
10.15 Bach Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056 Clara Haskil (piano), Prades Festival Orchestra, conductor Pablo Casals
10.27 Offenbach 0 Dieu! De Quelle Ivresse (Contes d'Hoffmann, Act 3) Charles Kullman (tenor), unnamed orchestra, conductor Otto Dobrindt
10.31 Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 1 David Oistrakh. Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kurt Sanderling
10.55 Schumann Waldszenen , Op 82 Clara Haskil (piano)
11.16 Offenbach, arr Rosenthal Gait6 Parisienne Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, conductor Felix Slatkin


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Suzanne Lafaye
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Unknown: Lemare Danse
Unknown: MacAbre Thomas Trotter
Conductor: Pablo Casals
Tenor: Charles Kullman
Conductor: Otto Dobrindt
Unknown: David Oistrakh.
Conductor: Kurt Sanderling
Conductor: Schumann Waldszenen
Conductor: Felix Slatkin

: Composer of the Week: Purcell

2/5. In 1685 Charles II was struck down by a kidney disease and died four days later. He was succeeded by his brother James II. Purcell was required to write something appropriate for each occasion. With Donald Macleod.
Let Us, Kind Lesbia, Give Away Barbara Bonney (soprano), Michael George (bass),
Members of the King's Consort
Beneath a Dark and Melancholy Grove Susan Gritton (soprano), Michael George (bass),
Members of the King's Consort
Verse Anthem: They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships Matthew Bright
(countertenor), David Thomas (bass),
Oxford Christ Church Cathedral Choir, the English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock IfPray'rs and Tears (On the Death of Charles II) Susan Gritton (soprano), Members of The King's Consort
Coronation Anthem: My Heart Is Inditinga Good Matter Oxford New College Choir, conductor Edward Higginbottom
Ground in D minor; Sefauchi's Farewell;
Suite in D Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord) Repeated on Monday at 12 midnight


Unknown: James Ii.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Bass: Michael George
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Bass: Michael George
Bass: David Thomas
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Brahms Plus
5/12. Another week of recitals featuring chamber music by Brahms, recorded at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
James Boyd (viola), GuyJohnston (cello), Endellion Quartet
Shostakovich String Quartet No 7, Op 108 Brahms String Sextet in G, Op 36


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Viola: James Boyd

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Louise Fryer.
J Strauss (son) Overture: The Gypsy Baron Conductor Rumon Gamba
Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht , Op 4
Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic) Conductor Richard Hickox


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Voices

Schubert: Winterreise
1/2. lain Burnside introduces the first part of Schubert's song cycle Winterreise,
0911, in a performance given by baritone Simon Keenlyside and pianist
Malcolm Martineau at last year's Edinburgh Festival.


Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and interviews, and a round-up of arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Belief

2/5. Poet Wendy Cope explores despair, happiness, and the rejection of and return to faith, in conversation with Joan Bakewell.


Unknown: Wendy Cope
Unknown: Joan Bakewell.

: Performance on 3

Genius of the Violin: Closing Gala Concert Ida Haendel (violin), Chris Garrick (violin) and his quartet, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
The finale of the new London festival took place on Sunday at St John's, Smith Square. Featuring performances from the prize-winners of the Menuhin Competition for Young Violinists, held during the festival, Ida Haendel playing Bruch's First Violin Concerto, and a set fromjazz violinist
Chris Garrick and his quartet. Introduced by Sarah Walker. Music includes:
Brahms Hungarian Dance No 1 in G minor Rob Keeley On the Tiles (BBC Radio 3 commission as a test piece for the Menuhin Competition)
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor


Violin: Ida Haendel
Violin: Chris Garrick
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Ida Haendel
Violinist: Chris Garrick
Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Rob Keeley

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd interviews AN Wilson about My Name is Legion- his new satirical novel exposing corrupt morality in contemporary Britain. He also explores our fascination with falling, whether bungee jumping, tightrope walking or rollercoaster riding. How has falling become such a thrill? Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents a mix of solemn and festive music, including Baym Rebins Sude from Burning Bush, Exodus by Boomerang, and Zaddik for string quartet by Zikmund Schul.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Baym Rebins
Unknown: Zikmund Schul.

: Composers of the Week:American Symphonists

3/5. Donald Macleod looks at two important American composers of the second half of the 20th century.
Ned Rorem Suite: Sunday Morning Atlanta SO, conductor Louis Lane
John Corigliano II Tarantella (Symphony No 1) National SO, conductor Leonard Slatkin Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Ned Rorem
Conductor: Louis Lane
Conductor: John Corigliano
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Tim Severloh (countertenor) and Axel Bauni (piano) perform Couperin's Première et Deuxième Lecons de
Tenebres and songs by AribertReimann.
1.55 Stenhammar String Quartet No 3 in F, Op 18 2.30 Vladigerov Piano Concerto No 4
2.55 Shostakovich Symphony No 13 (Babi Yar) 3.55Skjavetic La Mort' Fin; Liete Piante; I Giuramenti
4.05 Bach Toccata in C minor, BWV911
4.15 D Purcell Recorder Sonata in F
4.25 Glinka Kamarinskaya
4.30 Leo Smit Concerto for piano and wind
4.45 Schumann, arr Bojsten Hor'lch das Liedchen klingen, Op 48 No 10
4.50 Handel Cara Sposa, Amante Cara
(Rinaldo) 5.00 Fesch Concerto No 3 in G, Op 5 5.05 Hellendaal Cello Sonata,
Op 5 No 6 5.20 JM Bach LiebsterJesu, hormein Flehen; Es ist ein grosser Gewinn
5.30 Gluck, arrSalzedo Gavotte (Iphigenie en Aulide) 5.35 Kremberg Musicalishe Gemuths-Ergotzung (excerpts)
5.45 Mozart Overture: Cosi Fan Tutte
5.50 Coulthard Suite: Excursion Ballet
6.05 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) 6.30 Gounod Waltz (Faust)
6.35 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Axel Bauni

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