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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Brahms Hungarian Dances: No 3 in F; No 4 in Fminor Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen (piano duet) Monteverdi Dixit
Dominus / (Selva Morale) The King's Consort and Choir, conductor Robert King
Satie Ballet: Parade French National
Orchestra, conductor Manuel Rosenthal
8.30-10.00: Weiner Serenade , Op 3 Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
Mozart Sonata in D, K448 Christoph Eschenbach and Justus Franz (pianos) Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 4 New World Symphony, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Andreas Groethuysen
Unknown: Monteverdi Dixit
Conductor: Robert King
Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal
Conductor: Weiner Serenade
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Mozart Sonata
Unknown: Christoph Eschenbach
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Telemann Violin Concerto in A, TWV51:A4(Die Relinge) Stephan Schardt , Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
10.12 Britten Owen Wingrave , Act 2 (excerpt) Benjamin Luxon (baritone), English Chamber Orchestra conducted by the composer
10.19 Listener request:
William Alwyn Symphony No 5 (Hydriotaphia) London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer
10.34 Vivaldi Cessate, Omai Cessate, RV684 Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
10.46 Britten Death in Venice: Act 2 (excerpt) Iris Saunders (soprano), Peter Pears and Kenneth Bowen (tenors), John Shirley Quirk (baritone), English Opera Group Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Steuart Bedford
11.08 Biber Partia No 1 in D minor (Harmonia Artificioso-Ariosa) Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
11.26 Listener request: Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor Percy Grainger


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Stephan Schardt
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Baritone: Benjamin Luxon
Unknown: William Alwyn
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Soprano: Iris Saunders
Soprano: Peter Pears
Tenors: Kenneth Bowen
Tenors: John Shirley Quirk
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Unknown: Percy Grainger

: Composer of the Week: Rachmaninov

5/5. Life in Exile. With Donald Macleod. Although Rachmaninov's life in exile was self-imposed he kept in touch with artistic developments in Russia. He was careful to avoid making any political comments aboutthe regime back home, but in January 1931 he was a joint signatory along with two academics of a letterto The New York Times condemning the Soviet authorities' attitude to education and taking them to task over other social issues. The result was a ban in Russia on the study and performance of Rachmaninov's music that wasn't lifted until 1934. Nonetheless, he remained Russian in spirit and created his own version of his homeland wherever he lived.
The Migrant Wind, Op 32 No 5 Joan Rodgers (soprano), Howard Shelley (piano)
Symphonic Dances Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy Three Russian Songs, 0p41 Philadelphia
Choral Arts Society, conductor Charles Dutoit Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight See also 9.10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Soprano: Howard Shelley
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Leamington Festival
4/4. Chris de Souza presents a recital by the Martinu Quartet with harmonium player Anne Page , given in April at the Leamington Festival. Janacek On an Overgrown Path
Dvorak String Quartet in G, Op 106


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Anne Page

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Sarah Walker introduces works for piano and orchestra by Stravinsky and Prokofiev.
Stravinsky Concerto for Piano and Wind Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1
Shostakovich Symphony No 6 Lucille Chung (piano), conductor Thierry Fischer
Bach Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor, BWV1067 Katherine Baker (flute), conductor James Clark


Introduces: Wales Sarah Walker
Piano: Lucille Chung
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Flute: Katherine Baker
Conductor: James Clark

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners.

: Jazz Legends

Art Ensemble of Chicago
Julian Joseph asseses the career and legacy of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, formed in 1966 and considered the most significant avant-garde jazz group of the 70s and 80s.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Martin Handley introduces an evening of Beethoven's music, live from Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. viviane Hagner (violin), Halle, conductor Mark Elder
Beethoven Overture: The Consecration of the House; Symphony No 8 in F
8.15 Twenty Minutes: Ulysses
3/3. Joyce and Homer: A Clash of Titans.
Senator David Norris , member of the Irish Dail and a distinguished James Joyce scholar, takes an irreverent look at the relationship between the classical epic and James Joyce 's comic epic poem in prose.
8.35 Beethoven Violin Concerto in D


Introduces: Martin Handley
Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: David Norris
Unknown: James Joyce
Unknown: James Joyce

: Night Waves

Susan Hitch takes a stroll around Wordsworth's house in Cockermouth, Cumbria, reopened to the public by the National Trust after renovation. Plus the final radio snapshot exploring the work of French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue. Producer AasiyaLodhi


Unknown: Susan Hitch
Unknown: Jacques-Henri Lartigue.

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present an eclectic mix of musical styles, and a session by Brooklyn-based folk-pop band Animal Collective.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Jazz on 3

A Tribute to Elvin Jones
Jez Nelson presents a celebration of the great jazz drummer Elvin Jones , who died last month. Jones made his name during the 1960s with the John Coltrane Quartet, introducing a whole new level of polyrhythm tojazz. Nelson talks to many of those who knew Elvin. Plus another chance to hear Jones's band the Jazz Machine at Ronnie Scott 's in 1998, featuring alto saxophonist Sonny Fortune and trombonist Robin Eubanks.


Unknown: Elvin Jones
Unknown: Jez Nelson
Unknown: Elvin Jones
Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Robin Eubanks.

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Dvorak The Jacobin (complete performance)
3.25 Mllhaud Scaramouche 3.35 Ravel Sonata for violin and cello 3.55 Peterson-Berger Singing Games (Ran)
4.00 Kurpinskl Two Huts 4.10 Reutter Ecce Quomodo Moritur Justus 4.15 Bach Oboe Sonata in B minor,
BWV1030 4.30 Puccini 0 Mio Babbino Caro (Gianni Schicchi ) 4.35 Franck Le Chasseur Maudit
4.50 Rachmaninov Vocalise, Op 34 No 14 (arr for cello and piano) 5.00 Josquin des Prez Credo (Missa Fortuna Desperata) 5.05 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in F. Op 46 No 4
5.15 Sibelius Masonic Ritual Music, Op 113
5.35 Kodaly Adagio for violin and piano 5.45
Jora Sonatine , Op 44 5.55 L Norman Rosa Rorans Bonitatem, Op 45 6.00 Vanhal Symphony in A minor 6.20 Priull Cor Mio Deh Non Languire 6.25 Kapsberger Seconda
Arpeggiata 6.30 Vladlgerov Scandinavian Suite. Op 13
Radio 3: Get intouch by phone on [number removed]. Calls are charged at national rates. Or write to BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A1AA www.bbc.co.uk/radio3


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Mio Babbino Caro
Unknown: Gianni Schicchi
Piano: Jora Sonatine
Unknown: Priull Cor
Unknown: Kapsberger Seconda

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