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: Morning on 3

This week Sandy Burnett features the piano duo.
7.00-8.30: Debussy Petite Suite Robert and Gaby Casadesus (piano duet) Panufnik
Landscape LSO conducted by the composer Telemann Paris Quartet in B minor, No 6
(1730) Barthold Kuijken (flute), Sigiswald Kuijken (violin), Wieland Kuijken (viola da gamba), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
8.30-10.00: F Adam Mica String Quartet No 6 in CTalich Quartet Stravinsky Sonata fortwo pianos Alfons and Aloys Kontarsky Rossini
Overture: Semiramide La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly


Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Piano: Gaby Casadesus
Violin: Wieland Kuijken
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Unknown: Adam Mica
Unknown: Aloys Kontarsky Rossini
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
This week featuring Britten's operas and recordings by Musica Antiqua , Koln. Schmelzer Polnische Sackpfeifen
Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
10.08 Listener request:
Karlowicz Violin Concerto in A, Op 8 Tasmin Little, BBCSSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins
10.35 Britten Paul Bunyan , Act 2 Scene 2 James Lawless (speaker), Dan Dressen
(tenor), Plymouth Music Series Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Philip Brunelle
10.54 Francoeur Trio Sonata in E, Op 2 No 6
Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
11.10 Britten Peter Grimes (excerpts from the first, partial recording of 1948) Joan Cross (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), BBC Theatre Chorus, Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Reginald Goodall
11.38 Reincken Sonata No 1 in A minor
(Hortus Musicus) Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Britten Paul Bunyan
Tenor: Dan Dressen
Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Director: Britten Peter Grimes
Soprano: Joan Cross
Soprano: Peter Pears
Conductor: Reginald Goodall
Musicus: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel

: Composer of the Week:

Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
1/5. Early Career. With Donald Macleod.
Rachmaninovwas born within earshot of a piano in the family home at Oneg, near Novgorod. His grandfather had studied with the Irish pianist John Field and would play pieces by Chopin,
Mendelssohn and Field. Rachmaninov's family were well-off but by the 1880s theirfinances were in such a dire state that they had to move to a cramped flat in St Petersburg. There, at the age often, Sergei won a scholarship to the St Petersburg Conservatory.
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2 Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor (1st mvt) Vladimir Ashkenazy, Royal Concergebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Aleko (excerpt) Maria Guleghina (soprano), Sergei Leiferkus (baritone), Gothenburg
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Piano Trio No 2 in D minor (1st mvt) Borodin Trio Producer Johannah Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Pianist: John Field
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Soprano: Maria Guleghina
Baritone: Sergei Leiferkus
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Wigmore Hall in London.
Fiona Talkington presents a recital by the Janacek Quartet from Brno.
Suk Meditations on an Old Czech Hymn 'Saint Wenceslas"
Smetana String Quartet No 2 in D minor
Janacek String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters)

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Nan Volkov
Sarah Walker presents a week of 20th-century works for piano and orchestra. Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Steven Osborne (piano)
Bartok Suite: The Miraculous Mandarin
Ravel Piano Concerto in G Jean-Philippe Collard Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements


Conductor: Nan Volkov
Conductor: Sarah Walker
Piano: Steven Osborne
Unknown: Jean-Philippe Collard

: Making Tracks

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


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Stage and Screen

Tommy Pearson chooses the best of recent film music releases on CD and DVD.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, interview and news from the arts world. EMAIL: in.tune@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

The Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink has just turned 75, and last night he conducted the LSO in a symphony by Mahler, a composer he has particularly championed. London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink Mahler Symphony No 6


Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink

: BBC Singers

Richard Pearce (organ), conductor James Morgan Bingham Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis; The Darkness Is No Darkness


Unknown: Richard Pearce
Conductor: James Morgan
Conductor: Bingham Magnificat

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd and guests discuss the new production of Gounod's Faust at the Royal Opera House, starring Roberto Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu. Dodd also talks to priest-turned-agnostic philosopher Anthony Kenny as he publishes the first book in his four-volume history of philosophy. Plus the first in a week-long series focusing on French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue as an exhibition of his work opens at London's Hayward Gallery.
Producer Ariane Koek The new Royal Opera House production of Faust is broadcast in Opera on 3 next Saturday


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Roberto Alagna
Unknown: Angela Gheorghiu.
Unknown: Anthony Kenny
Unknown: Jacques-Henri Lartigue

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp samples the new album from State of Bengal vs Paban Das Baul - a collaboration between British Asian breakbeat master
Sam Zaman and Bengali singer Paban - and Sanctuary by bluesman Charlie Musselwhite , plus flamenco from Estrella Morente, British folk duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman , and Kristine Scholz and Mats Persson playing Work for Two Pianists by Morton Feldman.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Paban Das Baul
Unknown: Sam Zaman
Unknown: Charlie Musselwhite
Unknown: Kathryn Roberts
Unknown: Sean Lakeman
Unknown: Kristine Scholz
Unknown: Mats Persson
Unknown: Morton Feldman.

: Composer of the Week: Brahms

2/5. Brahms returned to his home town of Hamburg in 1859, where his reputation as a composer was growing, and threw himself into the city's musical and cultural life. But his ambition to conduct the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra was thwarted and a job opportunity in Vienna turned out not to be what he expected. Presented by Donald Macleod. Repeated from Tue


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Nlkolovskl String Quartet Lekovsky Macedonian Dance Shuplevskl Macedonian Capriccio Shostakovich String Quartet No 8, Op 110 Plazzolla Primavera Porteha
1.55 Champagne Quadrilha Brasiliera 2.00 Gottschalk Bamboula , Danse des Nègres, Op 2 2.10 Mendelssohn StPaul , Op 36 4.10 Berlioz Trio des Israelites (L 'Enfance du Christ) 4.15 Vladlgerov Jewish Poem, Op4 7 4.30 Kodary Hungarian Folk Music (excerpts) 4.40 Borgstrom Music to
Johan Gabriel Borkman 4.50 NoskowsM Mazurka in F minor, Op 23 No 2 4.55 Popper Mazurka No 1 in G minor, Op 11
5.00 Handel Recorder Sonata in F 5.05 Stravinsky
Symphony in Three Movements 5.30 Chopin PolonaiseinA , Op 401 5.35 Wienlawskl Polonaise in A, Op 21
5.45 Naujalls Caligaverunt ; Tua Dova ; In Monte Oliveti
6.00 Sibelius Serenade No 2, Op 69b 6.05 JamefeH Berceuse 6.10 Uszt Berceuse 6.20 Karlowicz Songs, Opp 1 and 3 (excerpts) 6.35 Arutlunian Trumpet Concerto 6.50 JM Bach Two motets


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Gottschalk Bamboula
Unknown: Mendelssohn Stpaul
Unknown: Johan Gabriel Borkman
Unknown: Chopin Polonaiseina
Unknown: Wienlawskl Polonaise
Unknown: Naujalls Caligaverunt
Unknown: Tua Dova

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