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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Chopin Polonaise in A flat, Op 53 (Heroic) Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
Debussy Sonata for flute, viola and harp Osian Ellis (harp), Melos Ensemble
8.30-10.00: Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor David Zinman Stravinsky Ebony Concerto
Benny Goodman (clarinet), Columbia Jazz Combo conducted by the composer
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor
Earl Wild, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jascha Horenstein


Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Harp: Osian Ellis
Conductor: David Zinman
Clarinet: Benny Goodman
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Sermisy TantQue Vivray
Dowland What if I Never Speed?; Fine Knacks for Ladies
Hugues Cuenod (tenor), Joel Cohen (lute)
10.13 Listener request:
Haydn Symphony No 96 in D (Miracle) Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum
10.36 Faure Mirages, Op 113
Hugues Cuenod (tenor), Martin Isepp (piano)
10.51 Listener request:
Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London) Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
11.20 Listener request:
Shostakovich Cello Sonata, Op 40 Mstislav Rostropovich, Dmitri Shostakovich (piano)
11.50 Monteverdi Se / Languidi Miei Sguardi (Lettera Amorosa) (Madrigals, Book 7)
Hugues Cuenod (tenor), Joel Cohen (lute)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Tenor: Joel Cohen
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum
Tenor: Martin Isepp
Conductor: Colin Davis
Piano: Dmitri Shostakovich
Tenor: Joel Cohen

: Composer of the Week: Brahms

5/5. In the early 1890s Brahms completed what he believed would be his last work and began to put his affairs in order. Then he encountered the clarinettist Richard Muhlfeld , whose exceptional playing inspired him to begin composing again. Donald Macleod introduces one of the chamber works inspired by Muhlfeld, the piano work Clara played for
Brahms on his last visit to her before her death, and the group of songs which he wrote for
Clara when he knew her death was inevitable. Da unten im Tale (Deutsche Volkslieder)
Edith Mathis (soprano), Karl Engel (piano) Trio in A minor, Op 114 Michael Collins (clarinet), Steven Isserlis (cello), Stephen Hough (piano)
Intermezzo in E flat minor, Op 118 No 6 Stephen Kovacevich (piano) Vier Ernste Gesange , Op 121
Olaf Bar (baritone), Helmut Deutsch (piano) Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Clarinettist: Richard Muhlfeld
Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Edith Mathis
Soprano: Karl Engel
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Stephen Hough
Piano: Stephen Kovacevich
Piano: Vier Ernste Gesange
Baritone: Helmut Deutsch

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Bath International Music Festival
4/4. Petroc Trelawny presents the Chicagobased Vermeer Quartet in a recital given on Saturday at the Bath Assembly Rooms. Schubert String Quartet in E flat, D87
Dvorak String Quartet in D minor, Op 34

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Symphony Orchestra
The BBCSO anticipates its weekend of Finnish music at the Barbican (see Performance on 3 at 7.10) with music by Sibelius and Magnus Lindberg. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Brahms Tragic Overture Conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Sibelius Tapiola
Lindberg Concerto for Orchestra Sibelius Symphony No 6
Conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste


Unknown: Magnus Lindberg.
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Sibelius Tapiola
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends

Phil Woods
Julian Joseph is joined by American alto saxophonist Phil Woods.


Unknown: Phil Woods
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Phil Woods.

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news.

: Performance on 3

Kaiku: A Celebration of Finnish Music
The BBCSO performs the first of two concerts given as part of a festival of Finnish music and film taking place this weekend at the Barbican Centre, London. Introduced by Martin Handley. Gabriel Suovanen (baritone), Nicolas Hodges (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste Raitio Fantasia Poetica
Sibelius Orchestral songs: Song of the Spider (King Christian II); To Evening, Op 17 No 6 (arr Kaipainen); The Silent City, Op 50 No 5; Spring Is Flying, Op 13 No 4; In the Held a Maiden Sings, Op 50 No 3; The Rapids-Shooter's Brides, Op 33
8.00 Twenty Minutes: Cruickshank and Aalto Dan Cruickshank travels to Finland to see the work of Alvar Aalto, one of the masters of modern architecture.
8.20 Hakola Piano Concerto
Another concert in this season will be broadcast on Sunday


Introduced By: Martin Handley.
Baritone: Gabriel Suovanen
Piano: Nicolas Hodges
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: Raitio Fantasia Poetica
Unknown: Dan Cruickshank

: Night Waves

Paul Allen and historian Tristram Hunt visit Liverpool to explore the rise and fall of the Victorian city - the subject of Hunt's latest book BuildingJerusalem. Plus a first-night review of Faust at the Royal Opera House with Roberto Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu singing the lead roles. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Tristram Hunt
Unknown: Roberto Alagna
Unknown: Angela Gheorghiu
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Mixing tt

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present an eclectic mix of musical styles. They are joined by author, musician and theorist David Toop , whose new book Haunted Weather Music and Silence examines the way in which music has been affected by the digital revolution.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: David Toop

: Jazz on 3

Hermeto Pascoal
Jez Nelson presents a concert by the eccentric Brazilian bandleader, arranger and composer Hermeto Pascoal , fronting a big band of top British talent.


Unknown: Hermeto Pascoal

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Mahler Symphony No 7 2.15Schumann Impromptus on a Theme by Clara Wieck, Op 5 2.25 Praetorius Vater
Unser im Himmelreich 2.40 De Monte Missa Benedicta Es Caelorum 3.10 Bach Lute Suite in E, BWV1006a
3.30 Paganini Violin Concerto No 1 in D
4.05 Verdi, arr Uszt Paraphrase: Rigoletto
4.10 Verdi II Lacerato Spirito (Simon Boccanegra)
4.15 Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia
4.25 Stadlmayr Ave Maris Stella
4.30 Chopin Preludes, Op 28 Nos 21-24 4.35 J Strauss (son), arr Schoenberg Waltz: Emperor, Op 437
4.50 Wagner Pilgrims Chorus (Tannhauser)
5.00 Tchaikovsky Marche Slave, Op 31 5.05 Behr, transcr Rachmaninov Polka de WR 5.10 Tartinl Violin
Concerto in D minor 5.30 Mozart Ei Parte: Per Pieta, Ben Mio (Cosi Fan Tutte) 5.40 Ravel Trois Chansons
5.50 Hindemith Cello Sonata 6.10 Beethoven, arr anon Wellingtons Sieg, Op 91 6.25 Brahms Schicksalslied, Op 54 6.45 Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche


Unknown: Louise Fryer.

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