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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Satie Sports et Divertissements Aldo Ciccolini (piano)
Martinu Half-Time Brno State PO/PetrVronsky Strauss HeimlicheAufforderung; Morgen,
Op 27 Nos 3 and 4 Thomas Quasthoff (bass-baritone), Justus Zeyen (piano)
8.30-10.00: Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109 Freddy Kempf
Caidara Medea in Corinto Gerard Lesne (countertenor), II Seminario Musicale


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Aldo Ciccolini

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Borodin Overture: Prince Igor LSO/Antal Dorati
10.12 Palestrina Tota Pulchra Es, Arnica Mea (The Song of Songs) Pro Cantione Antiqua, director Bruno Turner
10.16 Lully Divertissement Guillemette
Laurens (soprano), Capriccio Stravagante, director Skip Sempe (harpsichord)
10.33 Wolf Trau'nichtderLiebe;
Kopfchen, Kdpfchen, nichtgewimmert;
Bedeckt mich mit Blumen; In dem Schatten meiner Locken (Spanisches Liederbuch) Rita Streich (soprano) Erik Werba (piano)
10.44 Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1 Wiener Konzerthaus Quartet
11.09 Nicolai Nun eilt herbei (The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I) Rita Streich (soprano), Berlin RSO, conductor Kurt Gaebel
11.16 Schumann, orch Mahler Symphony No 4 (1851 version) Bergen Symphony Orchestra, conductor Aldo Ceccato
11.45 Milhaud Quatre Chansons de Ronsard, Op 223 Rita Streich (soprano), Erik Werba (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.

: Composer of the Week: Saint-Saens

4/5. All the World's a Stage. In 19th-century France, success in the opera house was what mattered. This was the nut Saint-Saens found hardest to crack, as Donald Macleod reveals. Le Bonheur Est Chose Legere (Le Timbre d'Argent) Alma Gluck (soprano),
Efrem Zimbalist (violin), Samuel Chotzinoff (piano) La Princesse Jaune, Op 30 (excerpts)
Svizzera Italiana Orchestra/Francis Travis Henry VIII (excerpt)
Rouen Theatre des Arts Chorus, French
Lyrique Orchestra, conductor Alain Guingal Samson et Dalila (excerpts)
Dalila Olga Borodlna (mezzo) Welsh National Opera Orchestra/Carlo Rizzi Airs de Ballet (Parysatis)
LPO, conductor Geoffrey Simon Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Alma Gluck
Soprano: Efrem Zimbalist
Violin: Samuel Chotzinoff
Unknown: Svizzera Italiana
Lena: Maria Costanza Nocentinl (soprano)
Kornelis: Carlo Allemano (tenor)
Anne Boleyn: Luclle Vignonf (mezzo)
Don Gomez: Alain Gabriel (tenor)
HenryVIII: Philippe Roulllon (baritone)
Catherine of Aragon: Michelle Command (soprano)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert Across

the Divide - City of London Festival
3/4. A concert recorded yesterday at St
Lawrence Jewry, London. With Petroc Trelawny. Louise Winter (mezzo), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Roger Vignoles (piano) Britten Winter Words
Shostakovich Spanish Songs
Britten Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac


Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Tenor: Roger Vignoles

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Continuing this week's Czech theme. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast) Conductor Richard Hickox
Takemhtsu I Hear the Water Dreaming
Sharon Bezaly (flute), conductor Tadaaki Otaka Suk Fantastic Scherzo Conductor Richard Hickox
Brahms Serenade No 1 in D, Op 11 Conductor Christian Gansch


Presented By: Tommy Pearson. Smetana
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Brahms Serenade
Conductor: Christian Gansch

: Making Tracks

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


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay 's selection of light classical music.


Unknown: Brian Kay

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3 Sir Peter Maxwell

Davies Birthday Concert -
St Magnus Festival
The Master ofthe Queen's Music and founder of the St Magnus Festival celebrates his 70th birthday in style as he conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and local musicians from the Orkney island of Sanday. Presented by Linda Ormiston.
Maxwell Davies Six Sanday Tunes Sanday Fiddle Club
A Reel of Seven Fishermen
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A , K488 Jean-Philippe Collard
Maxwell Davies An Orkney Weddingwith Sunrise lain MacDonald (bagpipes)


Presented By: Linda Ormiston.
Unknown: Jean-Philippe Collard
Unknown: Maxwell Davies

: BBC Singers

His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, conductor Stephen Cleobury Monteverdi Beatus Vir


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Monteverdi Beatus Vir

: Night Waves: Landmarks

In the continuing series devoted to celebrating the great landmarks of culture, Paul Allen and guests discuss William Golding 's classic novel Lord of the Flies, first published 50 years ago.


Presenter: Paul Allen
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: The Wire

My Arm. "At the age often, for want of anything more meaningful to do, I put my arm above my head and kept it there. Now 30 years on, I'm so full of meaning, it's killing me." This study of bloody-mindedness, modern art and how the things we do when we're ten stick with us for life is written and performed by Tim Crouch and features Owen Crouch within a specially created soundscape by Chris Dorley-Brown . Producer Toby Swift


Unknown: Tim Crouch
Unknown: Owen Crouch
Unknown: Chris Dorley-Brown
Producer: Toby Swift

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's selections tonight include recordingsof Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Egberto Gismonti, Norway's Jaga Jazzist and Paul Horn 's flute improvisations recorded inside the Taj Mahal in 1968.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Jaga Jazzist
Unknown: Paul Horn

: Composer of the Week: Grainger

5/5. A Prophet without Honour
Donald Macleod looks at Grainger and his music in his old age. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Debussy Prélude A l'Après-Midi d'unFaune
Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 5 in F, Op 103 (Egyptian) Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor/Winter Daydreams)
2.20 Kreisler Ghasel ; Praise oflslay; Ein altes Lied; The Old Refrain 2.35 Piazzolla Le Grand Tango 2.45 Husa
Concerto for Wind Ensemble 3.05 MacDowell Suite No 1 in A minor, Op 42 3.25 Rameau Suites: Dardanus 4.05 Cavalll Sinfonia: La Calisto 4.10 Kaspar Forster Vanitas Vanitatum 4.20 Giustini Keyboard Sonata in F. Op 1 No 3
4.30 Holmboe Domino Anima Mea, Op 59a 4.45 Puccini Un Bel di Vedremo (Madama Butterfly) 4.50 NIcolal Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor 5.00 Wagner, an Humperdinck Good Friday Music (Parsifal)
5.10 de Monte 0 Suavitas et Dulcedo 5.15 Marenzio Se Quel Dolor Che Va Innanzi al Morire 5.20 Sweellnck Allein zu dir Herr Jesu Christ 5.35 Vivaldi Sonata in C for oboe, violin and continuo, RV779 5.50 Plsendel Violin Sonata in C minor 6.05 Mozart String Quartet in G, K387
6.35 Beethoven Piano Sonata in G, Op 31 No 1


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Kreisler Ghasel
Unknown: Kaspar Forster Vanitas

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