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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Saint-Saens Danse Macabre, Op 40 Gerald Jarvis (violin), Bournemouth SO, conductor Constantin Silvestri Bartok Two
Romanian Dances Zoltan Kocsis (piano) Finzi Five Bagatelles, Op 23 Robert Plane (clarinet), Northern Sinfonia, conductor Howard Griffiths
8.30-10.00: Reger Variations and Fugue on a theme of Telemann, Op 134 Jorge Bolet (piano) Handel Partenope , Act 2 (battle and declaration of love) Soloists, La Petite Bande , director Sigiswald Kuijken Duparc Lenore Toulouse
Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Violin: Gerald Jarvis
Conductor: Constantin Silvestri Bartok
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Conductor: Howard Griffiths
Piano: Jorge Bolet
Piano: Handel Partenope
Soloists: La Petite Bande
Conductor: Michel Plasson

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Liszt Années de Pèlerinage, Année 2 (Italie): Sonetto 4 7 del Petrarca Alfred Brendel (piano) Sonetto 104 del Petrarca Simon Barere (piano)
10.13 Mozart Don Giovanni , Act 1 (excerpts) Rose Bampton (soprano), Charles Kullmann (tenor), Igor Kipnis and Ezio Pinza (basses), New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor Bruno Walter
10.28 Liszt, orch Lambert Années de
Pèlerinage, Année 2 (Italie): Après une Lecture du Dante (Fantasia Quasi Sonata)
Louis Kentner (piano), Sadler's Wells Orchestra, conductor Constant Lambert
10.46 Listener request:
Bruch String Octet in B flat, Op Posth U If Hoelscher Ensemble
11.13 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D
New York PO, conductor Bruno Walter


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Piano: Petrarca Alfred Brendel
Piano: Petrarca Simon Barere
Piano: Mozart Don Giovanni
Soprano: Charles Kullmann
Tenor: Igor Kipnis
Conductor: Bruno Walter
Piano: Louis Kentner
Conductor: Bruno Walter

: Composer of the Week: Grainger

3/5. The Democratic Racist
Grainger said he had "the democratic heart of an Australian", but his views on racial purity coloured all his relationships. Presented by Donald Macleod.
Hubby and Wifey Delia Jones (mezzo), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Penelope Thwaites (piano) Jutish Medley Penelope Thwaites (piano)
To a Nordic Princess Danish National Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox Colonial Song Delia Jones (mezzo),
Mark Padmore (tenor), Penelope Thwaites (piano) Marching Song of Democracy
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, conductor Clark Rundell
The Power of Rome and the Christian Heart
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, conductor Timothy Reynish Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Delia Jones
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Baritone: Penelope Thwaites
Piano: Penelope Thwaites
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Song: Delia Jones
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Tenor: Penelope Thwaites
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Conductor: Timothy Reynish

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Haydn Plus - City of London Festival
2/4. Stephanie Hughes presents a recital given yesterday by pianist Ashley Wass at LSO St Luke's.
Haydn Piano Sonata in E, HXV31
Kurtag Knots; Dirge 1; Furious Chorale; Bluebell; Thistle; Dirge la; Tumble-Bunny (Games)
Beamish Voices in Silence (first performance) Ligeti Fanfares; Arc-en-Ciel; Coloana Infinita (Etudes)
Haydn Piano Sonata in C, HXV50


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Pianist: Ashley Wass

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Presented by Tommy Pearson. Weber Overture: Oberon
Conductor Garry Walker
Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a (StAnthony)
Berg Violin Concerto MatthewTrusler, Conductor Alexander Titov
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Conductor David Porcelijn


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Alexander Titov
Conductor: David Porcelijn

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners with Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson , including a musical clock, a polka for strings, some jamming saints and a very famous air.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Choral Evensong

Live from the Queen's Free Chapel of St George, Windsor Castle.
Introit: 0 Lord, Give Thy Holy Spirit (Tallis).
Responses: Leighton. Office Hymn: On This
High Feast Day (Iste Confessor). Psalm 71
(SS Wesley). First Reading: Judges 13, w2-7; 24-25. Canticles: Jackson in G minor. Second
Reading: Luke 1, w5-25. Anthem: Vox Dicentis: Clama (Naylor). Final Hymn: On Jordan's Bank (Winchester New). Organ Voluntary: Toccata (Jackson). Director of music Timothy Byram -Wigfield. Assistant organist Roger Judd.


Music: Timothy Byram
Organist: Roger Judd.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Opera on 3

Radio 3's second visit to Glyndebourne this year is for a production of one of Handel's finest heroic operas. Emma Bell takes the title role of Rodelinda, who believes her husband
Bertarido to be dead and who lives with her son in the clutches of the usurper Grimoaldo; he in turn is betrothed to Bertarido's sister Eduige. But Grimoaldo has set his sights on making Rodelinda his queen, and his evil sidekick Garibaido has designs on Eduige. So a disguised Bertarido sets about rescuing his wife and son with the help of his faithful friend Unulfo. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Glyndebourne Chorus, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Emmanuelle Hai'm


Unknown: Emma Bell
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Rodelinda: Emma Bell (soprano)
Grimoaldo: Timothy Robinson (tenor)
Garibaldo: Paul Gay (bass-Baritone)
Eduige: Jean Rigby (mezzo)
Bertarido: Marijana Mijanovic (mezzo)
Unulfo: Matthew White (countertenor)
Flavio: Aaron Fulthorpe (treble)

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's selection includes Yes in 1970, Maria Joao Pires playing Chopin nocturnes, and the tune that inspired Jan Garbarek to take up the saxophone.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Maria Joao Pires
Unknown: Jan Garbarek

: Composer of the Week: Rachmaninov

4/5. The Concert Pianist. Donald Macleod looks at Rachmaninov's flight from Russia's October Revolution in 1917 and his career as a touring Concert pianist. Repeated from Thursday


Pianist: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Musorgsky, orch Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on the Bare Mountain Mendelssohn Incidental Music: A Midsummer Night's Dream Schntttke (K)ein Sommemachtstraum Ravel La Valse 2.00 Rachmaninov Suite No 2, Op 17
2.25 Vasks Messa 2.50 Messiaen Les Corps Glorieux
3.40 Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 87 (excerpts) 4.00 Saar A Little Crooked Fir Tree
4.05 Hellendaal Cello Sonata. Op 5 No 54.15 Bruhns Hemmt eure Tranenflut 4.30 Undberg Shall I Compare
Thee to a Summer's Day? 4.35 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 1, Op 19 (Midsummer Vigil) 4.50 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 9 5.00 Purcell Rejoice in the Lord Alway
5.05 Beethoven Overture: Coriolan 5.15 Hoist Wind
Quintet, Op 14 5.30 Gounod Ah! Leve-toi, Soleil (Romio et Juliette) 5.35 Chopin Mazurka in A flat. Op 50 No 2
5.35 A Huggett Suite for accordion and piano 5.50 Hollins A Song of Sunshine 5.55 Diepenbrock De Klare Dag;
Ecoutez la Chanson Bien Douce: Maanlicht 6.10 Schumann String Quartet in A, Op 41 No 3 6.35Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo theme in A, Op 33


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Vasks Messa
Unknown: Shostakovich Preludes
Unknown: Bruhns Hemmt

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