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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore, this week featuring Beethoven's works for string trio.
7.00 8.30 Moeran On a May Morning Eric Parkin (piano)
Bach Violin Sonata in B minor, BWV1014 Viktoria Mullova, Bruno Canino (piano)
Uszt Les Jeux d'Eau a la Villa d'Este (Annees de Pèlerinage, Année 3) Lazar Berman (piano)


Piano: Eric Parkin
Piano: Bruno Canino
Piano: Uszt Les Jeux
Piano: Lazar Berman

: Alfven

A Legend of the Skerries
Iceland SO, conductor Petri Sakari Beethoven String Trio in E flat, Op 3
Leopold Trio Walton Coronation March: Crown Imperial LPO, conductor Adrian Boult


Conductor: Petri Sakari
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. Featuring dances by Caroubel and Praetorius from Terpsichore (1612).
Caroubel Dances from Terpsichore Parley of Instruments, directors Peter Holman and Mark Caudle


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Directors: Peter Holman
Directors: Mark Caudle

: Listener request: Beethoven

Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 81a (Les Adieux) Annie Fischer


Unknown: Annie Fischer

: Anon; Praetorius

Dances from
Terpsichore Parley of Instruments Renaissance Violin Band, director Peter Holman


Director: Peter Holman

: Mahler

Symphony No 6
Berlin PO, conductor John Barbirolli


Conductor: John Barbirolli

: Composer of the Week: Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

1/5. To mark the centenary of Dvorak's death, Donald Macleod is joined by Professor Jan Smaczny for a week of programmes tracing the composer's development.

Sing Fervent Songs at Nightfall; Death Reigns in Many a Human Breast; Nature Lies Peaceful in Slumber and Dreaming (Cypresses) - Philip Langridge (tenor), Radoslav Kvapil (piano)

String Quartet No 4 in E minor (2nd mvt) - Prague Quartet

Romance in F minor for violin and orchestra, Op 11 - Itzhak Perlman, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim

The Heirs of the White Mountain - Prague Radio Symphony Chorus, Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tomas Koutnik

(Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight)


Presenter: Donald Macleod
Guest: Professor Jan Smaczny
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London, presented by Sean Rafferty.
- Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Beethoven Variations in E flat on an Original Theme, Op 44
Ireland Phantasie Trio in A minor
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor, Op 49


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
1/5. Edward Seckerson presents a week of programmes with a Russian theme, looking ahead to the LSO's Prokofiev cycle in Performance on 3 . Liszt Two Legends, S354
Conductor Gianandrea Noseda
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1 in D
James Ehnes , conductor Gianandrea Noseda Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D Conductor Gianandrea Noseda
Prokofiev Suite: The Love for Three Oranges Conductor Edward Downes


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Conductor: James Ehnes
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Edward Downes

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners, with CBBC's
Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson , including Native American music about a Disney character, some 17th-century pop music and a very famous canon.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Stage and Screen

Tommy Pearson meets composer, actor and raconteur Patrick Doyle , and hears about his career in film music, which began with his score for Kenneth Branagh 's Henry V.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen. Room 220. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Patrick Doyle
Unknown: Kenneth Branagh

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

London Symphony Orchestra Conductor Valery Gergiev
Recorded on Saturday at the Barbican Hall, London. Valery Gergiev joi ns the LSO for a complete cycle of symphonies by one of his favourite composers, Sergey Prokofiev. They launch the series with Prokofiev's famous re-creation of the spirit of Haydn, the Classical symphony; but the second and third symponies are well and truly at the cutting edge of the 20th century. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Prokofiev Symphonies: No 1 (Classical); No 2; No 3


Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Unknown: Sergey Prokofiev.
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.

: A Garland for Unda

1/2. Music from the collection compiled in 1998 to commemorate the life of Linda McCartney. John Rutter
Musica Dei Donum Richard Rodney Bennett A Good-Night Judith Bingham Water Lilies
Philippa Davies (flute), BBC Singers, conductor Bob Chilcott See also tomorrow at 9.10


Unknown: Linda McCartney.
Unknown: John Rutter
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Judith Bingham
Flute: Philippa Davies
Conductor: Bob Chilcott

: Night Waves

Paul Allen presents a live bank holiday special examining the British garden and how it was constructed, both literally and culturally.
Guests include writer Jenny Uglow , author of A Little History of British Gardening. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Jenny Uglow
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Late Junction

This week Fiona Talkington presents some of the best in brass music, including today some Jazzi Metal from the Royal Scottish Academy Brass, and Music forthe Royal Courts performed by the Philip Jones Brass
Ensemble. Plus music from Think of One and YoussouN'Dour.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Composer of the Week: Sculthorpe

2/5. Donald Macleod explores Sculthorpe's desire to make a truly Australian statement in his music.
Hill Song No 1; Outback (The Fifth Continent); Nourlangie; Irkanda IV: Maranoa Lullaby Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Walter Braunfels String Quintet in F sharp minor, Op 63 Schubert Quintet in C. D956 Amati Quartet.
David Geringas (cello) 2.25 Schumann Waldszenen , Op 82
2.50 Verdi Four Sacred Pieces 3.30 Grieg Piano
Concerto in A minor 4.00 Bach Cantata No 51: Jauchzet Gott in alien Landen 4.20 Wassenaer Concerto No 1 in G (Sei Concerti Armonici) 4.30 A Gabriell Anchor Che Col
Partire 4.35 Francisco de la Torre Justa Fue Mi Perdicion
4.40 Adriaen Valerius Engels Malsims 4.45 Busnols (attrib) Fortuna Desperata (instrumental version)
4.50 Duparc La Vague et la Cloche; Le Manoirde
Rosamonde 5.00 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in A, Op 10 No 5.10 Bartok, arr Ede Zathureczky For
Children (excerpts) 5.15 Mihaly Mosonyi Studies for the Teaching of the Interpretation of Hungarian Music 5.30
Nenes Agay Five Easy Dances 5.35 Purcell Four Dances (Abdelazer) 5.40 Sibelius Suite Champêtre. Op 98b
5.50 Niels Wilhelm Gade At Sunset. Op 46 6.00 Handel Voluntaries Nos 1 and 2 in C 6.05 Berlioz La Mort de
Cteopatre 6.25 Haydn Keyboard Sonata in G, H XVI 40
6.40 Giles Farnaby King 's Hunt: Variations for keyboard, MB24 49 6.40 Franck Le Chasseur Maudit


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Cello: David Geringas
Cello: Schumann Waldszenen
Unknown: Jauchzet Gott
Unknown: Fortuna Desperata
Unknown: Mihaly Mosonyi
Unknown: Niels Wilhelm Gade
Unknown: Giles Farnaby King

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