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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Francaix Trio in C
Jascha Heifetz (violin), Joseph de Pasquale (viola), Gregor Piatigorsky (cello)
Prokofiev, arr Milstein The Tales of an Old Grandmother, Op 31 (2nd and 3rd mvts) Midori (violin), Robert McDonald (piano)
8.30-10.00: Berwald Grand Septet in B flat Melos Ensemble
Ives Central Park in the Dark New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Stravinsky Symphony in C CBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer


Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Violin: Joseph de Pasquale
Viola: Gregor Piatigorsky
Violin: Robert McDonald
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Sachs Silberweise Hugues Cuenod (tenor)
10.04 Haydn Symphony No 40 in F Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Max Goberman
10.22 Schubert Am See, D 746; An den Mond, D296; Abendstern, D806; ImAbendrot, D799 Hugues Cuenod (tenor), Daniel Garvey (piano)
10.38 Haydn Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Pierre Monteux
11.00 Cle rambault Three Fables of La Fontaine
Hugues Cuenod (tenor),
Christiane Jaccottet (harpsichord)
11.06 Listener request:
Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 9 (Archduke) Jacques Thibaud (violin), Pablo Casais (cello), Alfred Cortot (piano)
11.42 Monteverdi Scherzi Musicali (excerpts) Hugues Cuenod and Charles Bressler (tenors), Louis-Jacques Rondeleux (baritone), Joseph ladone (lute), Albert Fuller (harpsichord), New York Chamber Soloists


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Max Goberman
Tenor: Daniel Garvey
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Harpsichord: Christiane Jaccottet
Violin: Jacques Thibaud
Violin: Pablo Casais
Piano: Alfred Cortot
Unknown: Hugues Cuenod
Tenors: Charles Bressler
Baritone: Louis-Jacques Rondeleux
Baritone: Joseph Ladone
Harpsichord: Albert Fuller

: Composer of the Week: Brahms

4/5. Bythetimehewasinhismid-40s,
Brahms was becoming an extremely famous composer. The city of Leipzig devoted an entire weekto performances of his music and academic institutions heaped honours upon him. Donald Macleod introduces the celebratory overture that was the result of one such award and two pieces that came about through his love and affection fortwo of his dearest friends.
Academic Festival Overture
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Rhapsody in G minor, Op 79 No 2 Martha Argerich (piano)
Concerto in A minor for violin and cello
Itzhak Perlman (violin), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor George Szell
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Piano: Martha Argerich
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Violin: Mstislav Rostropovich
Conductor: George Szell

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Bath International Music Festival
3/4. Petroc Trelawny presents a concert by the Beaux Arts Trio, given on Sunday at the Bath Assembly Rooms. Featuring the trio's founder, pianist Menahem Pressler , with Brazilian cellist Antonio Meneses and young British violinist Daniel Hope. Haydn Piano TrioinA, HXV18
Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, D898


Pianist: Menahem Pressler
Unknown: Antonio Meneses
Violinist: Daniel Hope.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Sandy Burnett. Nelson Goerner (piano), conductor Richard Hickox
Mendelssohn Suite : A MidsummerNight's Dream
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Nelson Goerner
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Mendelssohn Suite

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners.

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay presents another selection of light classical music.


Unknown: Brian Kay

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny presents a selection of music, interview and news from the arts world.

: Opera on 3

The Rape of Lucretia Stephanie Hughes presents the first full-scale opera production from the Linbury Studio Theatre at London's Royal Opera
House, given in April. Britten's chamber opera is based on a story from ancient Rome about the envy, violation and destruction of Lucretia's virtue- Lucretia being the only faithful wife amongst those of the Roman generals away at war. The Male and Female
Choruses narrate and comment on the story.
Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Alexander Briger


Unknown: Lucretia Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Alexander Briger
Male Chorus: Hubert Francis (tenor)
Female Chorus: Victoria Nava (soprano)
Lucretia: Christine Rice (mezzo)
Collatinus: Matthew Rose (bass)
Lucia: Ha Young Lee (soprano)
Bianca: Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo)
Tarquinius: Grant Doyle (baritone)
Junius: Jared Holt (baritone)

: Night Waves

By the time he committed suicide at the age of 39 in 1973, the experimental novelist BS Johnson was regarded as a formidable talent, attracting plaudits from the likes of Samuel Beckett. Today much of his work is out of print.
Jonathan Coe 's new book Like a Fiery Elephant explores Johnson's life and work. Isabel Hilton presents. Producer Zahid Warley



: Late Junction

Verity Sharp with music by John Surman inspired by the landscape and history of Cornwall, the delicate work of singer/songwriter
Nina Nastasia , and pianist William Chapman Nyaho plays Nyaho, a piece drawing on the traditional funeral music of the Igbo people, by Joshua Uzoigwe , one of Nigeria's leading composers.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Music By: John Surman
Songwriter: Nina Nastasia
Pianist: William Chapman Nyaho
Unknown: Joshua Uzoigwe

: Composer of the Week: Weir

5/5. Donald Macleod discusses some of the fruitful collaborations that Judith Weir has enjoyed throughout her career.
Drop Down, Ye Heavens , from Above; Distance and Enchantment; woman. life. song (excerpt); Music for 24 7 Strings; Two Human Hymns; Forest. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Judith Weir
Unknown: Ye Heavens

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Bernstein Overture: Candide Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor Gershwin Symphonic Suite: Porgy and Bess; An American in Paris 2.10 Milhaud Scaramouche
2.20 Faure Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor. Op 15
2.55 Kraus Symphony in C minor (Symphonie Funebre)
3.15 Chopin Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor
3.40 Dvorak Serenade in D minor. Op 44
4.05 Mozart Non Piu Andrai (Le Nozze di Figaro)
4.10 Brahms Three choral songs
4.20 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in Fminor, RV297 (L 'Invemo)
4.30 Bach Viola da Gamba Sonata No 3 in G minor,
BWV1 029 4.45 Debussy Hommage a Rameau (Images)
4.50 Delibes Fantaisie aux Divins Mensonges (Lakm6)
5.00 Hutschenruyter Ouverture
5.05 Schubert DerZwerg , D891 5.15 Mollque Six Songs without Words 5.25 Saint-Saëns Havana/se. Op 83
5.35 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor (Adagio)
5.40 Britten Five Rower Songs 5.50 Vladigerov
Improvisation and Toccata, Op 36 6.05 Haydn String
Quartet in B flat, Op 71 No 6.25Wleniawski Légende. Op 17 7 6.35 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein)


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Kraus Symphony
Unknown: Bach Viola
Unknown: Delibes Fantaisie
Unknown: Schubert Derzwerg

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