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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Locatelli Sonata da Camera in D minor, Op 6 No 12 Europa Galante
Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 6 Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer Jacob Concertino Martin Roscoe (piano), Guildhall Strings , conductor Robert Salter
8.30-10.00: Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV988 Glenn Gould (piano)
Berlioz Love Scene (Romeo et Juliette)
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Guildhall Strings
Conductor: Robert Salter
Conductor: Bach Goldberg
Piano: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Chabrier Suite Pastorale Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.17 Mahler Rheinlegendchen ; Urlicht (Des Knaben Wunderhom) Christa Ludwig (mezzo), New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.28 Byrd The Bells, BK38 Davitt Moroney (harpsichord)
10.34 Dukas La Péri Netherlands Radio PO, conductor Jean Fournet
10.57 Janacek Our Father Lydie Hartelova (harp), Josef Ksica (organ), Prague Chamber Choir, conductor Josef Pancik
11.13 Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in E minor. Op 35 No 1 Jorge Bolet (piano)
11.24 Mahler Abschied (Das Lied von derErde) Christa Ludwig (mezzo), Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Mahler Rheinlegendchen
Unknown: Christa Ludwig
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Harpsichord: Davitt Moroney
Harpsichord: Dukas La Péri
Conductor: Jean Fournet
Harp: Father Lydie Hartelova
Harp: Josef Ksica
Conductor: Josef Pancik
Unknown: Christa Ludwig
Conductor: Otto Klemperer

: Composer of the Week: Sculthorpe

5/5. Donald Macleod explores the Aboriginal influences on Sculthorpe's music, in particular the ideas of "dreamtime" and the vast invisible network of "dreaming-tracks" criss-crossing
Australia as routes of communication between the many far-flung Aborigine tribes. Little Serenade Brodsky Quartet
Into the Dreaming John Williams (guitar)
Cello Dreaming Emma-Jane Murphy (cello), Australian CO, conductor Richard Tognetti Night Pieces Ian Munro (piano)
StringQuartet No 13 (Island Dreaming)
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Brodsky Quartet Epilogue (The Fifth Continent) The composer (speaker), Tasmanian SO, conductor David Porcelijn Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Guitar: John Williams
Conductor: Richard Tognetti
Piano: Ian Munro
Conductor: David Porcelijn

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From Christ Church, Londonderry
4/4. Petroc Trelawny introduces a recital given by Irish pianist John O'Conor.
Field Nocturnes: No 5 in B flat; No 6 in F; No 18 in E (Le Midi)
Scriabin Two Pieces for Left Hand, Op 9
Barber Nocturne, Op 33 (Hommage a John Field) Chopin Nocturnes: in C sharp minor, Op 2 7 No 1; inEminor, Op 72 No 1; in E flat, Op 9 No Grieg Nocturne. Op 54, No 4


Pianist: John O'Conor.

: Afternoon Performance: BBC Symphony Orchestra: 5/5

Tommy Pearson presents an all-American programme, including a Bernstein recording made at Watford Colisseum last year.
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms - Pablo Strong (treble), BBC Symphony Chorus, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D - Leonidas Kavakos, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Bernstein: Symphony No 3 (Kaddish) - Jamie Bernstein (speaker), Ann Murray (mezzo), London Oratory School Schola, BBC Symphony Chorus, conductor Leonard Slatkin


Presenter: Tommy Pearson
Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Singers: BBC Symphony Chorus
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Violin: Leonidas Kavakos
Speaker: Jamie Bernstein
Mezzo: Ann Murray
Singers: London Oratory School Schola

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners, with CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Today a dance by Khachaturian, a song for lovers and some scary alien music.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends

Hank Jones
Julian Joseph examines the work of pianist Hank Jones , known as a founder of the Detroit school, although most of his career from the 1940s to the present has been based in New York.


Unknown: Hank Jones
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Pianist: Hank Jones

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Ulster Orchestra
From the Ulster Hall in Belfast, a concert to mark the centenary of Dvorak's death.
Tasmin Little (violin), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Libor Pesek
Dvorak Three Slavonic Dances; Violin Concerto in A minor
8.35 Twenty Minutes: Instrumental to Our Lives Belfast poet Sinead Morrissey with the second of two commissions for Music Live in which a musical instrument plays a leading role.
8.55 Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D


Unknown: Sinead Morrissey

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton talks to artist Susan Hiller about her new show at Baltic in Gateshead, which includes Clinic, an audio installation incorporating the vivid personal accounts of individuals who believe they have had a near death experience. Producer Kirsty Pope


Talks: Isabel Hilton
Artist: Susan Hiller
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a double bill from the Empire Music Hall in Belfast, featuring Toolshed, the project of 808 State's Graham Massey , and a solo set by Jamie Lidell , whose stunning live performances combine electronics, sound processing and vocals. MUSIC LIVE


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Graham Massey
Unknown: Jamie Lidell

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a special edition of Jazz on 3 featuring a commission for Music Live from Belfast-based BBC award winner
Brian Irvine. Entitled Montana Strange, the piece is a wild, athletic circus of music for the Brian Irvine Ensemble, saxophonist Paul Dunmall and the BBC Concert Orchestra. Also, improvising pianist John Tilbury and sound designer
Sebastian Lexer give a new performance of Samuel Beckett 's Cascando with original music.


Unknown: Brian Irvine.
Unknown: Brian Irvine
Unknown: Paul Dunmall
Pianist: John Tilbury
Designer: Sebastian Lexer
Unknown: Samuel Beckett

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Wagner Prelude, Act 1: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg Brahms Violin Concerto in D Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring) 2.20 Ravel Piano Trio in A minor2.5O Constantin Silvestri Harp Sonata 3.10 Mercadante Rute Concerto No 2 in E minor 3.30 Vincenzo Ugolini
Motets: Exultate Omnes: Beata Es, Virgo Maria ; Quae Est Ista 3.45 Pachelbel Allein zu dir Herr Jesu Christ 3.50
Pacheibel Motet: DerHerristKonigfdarum toben die Volker)
3.55 Muffat/Lully Suite for Orchestra 4.05
Mozart Kirchen-Sonate in B flat. K212 4.10 Handel Mi Lusinga il Dolce Affetto (Alcina) 4.20 Bach Oboe Concerto in G minor, BWV1056 4.30 Janacek The Fiddler's Child 4.40 Philip Koutev Dragana and the Nightingale 4.45 Rachmaninov Aleko Cavatina (Aleko) 4.50 Philip Noskowski Overture: Sir Zolzikiewicz 5.00 Mikaloju Ciurlionis De Profundis
5.05 Poulenc Sarabande 5.10 Halevy Salut , Salut, a Cette Noble France (La Reine de Chypre) 5.20 Sammartini
Recorder Sonata in F 5.30 Uros Krek Sinfonia for Strings
5.50 Martlnu Clarinet Sonatina 6.00 Bach Cor Anglais Concerto in F 6.15 Zelenka De Profundis
6.25 Bartok For Children. Books 3 and 4 (excerpts)
6.35 Ludomlr Rozycki Anheli - Symphonic Poem


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Violin: Nurnberg Brahms
Harp: Constantin Silvestri
Unknown: Vincenzo Ugolini
Unknown: Virgo Maria
Unknown: Herr Jesu Christ
Unknown: Mozart Kirchen-Sonate
Unknown: Handel Mi Lusinga
Unknown: Philip Koutev Dragana
Unknown: Philip Noskowski
Unknown: Mikaloju Ciurlionis de Profundis
Unknown: Poulenc Sarabande
Unknown: Halevy Salut
Unknown: Ludomlr Rozycki Anheli

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