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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Spohr Variations on Mehul's Je Suis Encore dans Mon Printemps, Op 36
NicanorZabaleta (harp) Hovhaness Meditation on Orpheus, Op 155 Seattle SO, conductor Gerard Schwarz Beethoven Variations on a Russian dance from Wranitzky's
Das Waldmachen , Wo071 Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) Caplet Conte Fantastique
Isabelle Moretti (harp), Quatuor Parisii
8.30-10.00: Monteverdi L'Orfeo, Act 5
Anthony Rolfe Johnson , Mark Tucker and Nigel Tucker (tenors), Monteverdi Choir, His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Stravinsky Orpheus Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Gluck Ballet music (Orfeo ed
Euridice, Act 3) Veronika Cangemi and Maria Cristina Kiehr (sopranos), Bernarda Fink
(mezzo), Berlin RIAS Chamber Choir, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, conductor Rene Jacobs


Unknown: Je Suis Encore
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Unknown: Das WaldmacHen
Piano: Rudolf Buchbinder
Harp: Isabelle Moretti
Harp: Quatuor Parisii
Unknown: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Unknown: Mark Tucker
Tenors: Nigel Tucker
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Veronika Cangemi
Sopranos: Maria Cristina Kiehr
Sopranos: Bernarda Fink
Conductor: Rene Jacobs

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Tchaikovsky Petit Galop ; Scene Dansante; Scene et Danse Gross-Vater (Ballet: The Nutcracker, Act 1) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor ArturRodzinski
10.15 Beethoven Cello Sonata in D, Op 102 No 2 Pierre Fournier , Friedrich Gulda (piano)
10.36 Shostakovich Symphony No
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor ArturRodzinski
11.10 Listener request:
Mercadante Flute Concerto in D James Galway , I SolistiVeneti, conductor Claudio Scimone
11.32 Listener request: Part Fratres
I Fiamminghi, conductor Rudolf Werthen
11.41 Rossini Overture: William Tell Columbia
Symphony Orchestra, conductor ArturRodzinski


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Petit Galop
Unknown: Danse Gross-Vater
Unknown: Pierre Fournier
Piano: Friedrich Gulda
Unknown: James Galway
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Conductor: Rudolf Werthen

: Composers of the Week:The Neapolitan Connection

5/5. Tommaso Traetta (1727-79) in StPetersburg. With Donald Macleod.
Traetta Antigona (1772) (excerpts) Soloists, Accentus Chamber Choir, Les Talens Lyriques , conductor Christophe Rousset
Ippolito edAricia (1 759) (excerpts) Soloists,
Bratislava Chamber Choir, Italian International Orchestra, conductor David Golub Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Les Talens Lyriques
Conductor: Christophe Rousset
Conductor: David Golub

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

City of London Festival - L 'Invitation au Voyage
4/4. In the last of this year's concerts from the City of London Festival, Fiona Talkington introduces a concert of French choral music from the church of St Bartholomew the Great. BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Poulenc Quatre Motets pour le Temps de Noël Messiaen Cinq Rechants
Janequin Le Chant des Oiseaux
Poulenc Sept Chansons Françaises


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Afternoon Performance

Philharmonic Sergei Khachatrian (violin), conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Petroc Trelawny joins the BBC Philharmonic iur a special live edition from Broadcasting House in Manchester.
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1
Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D


Violin: Philharmonic Sergei Khachatrian
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Petroc Trelawny

: Jazz Legends

Chick Corea
Julian Joseph profiles the latter half of the career of American keyboard virtuoso and composer Chick Corea.


Unknown: Chick Corea
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Chick Corea.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: The Hours

Radio 3's evening programmes come live from Liverpool Anglican Cathedral as a dual celebration of its centenary and of Liverpool's Year of Faiths. Fiona Talkington introduces live performances and discussion about how music is used by world religions to mark the passing of the hours of day and night, beginning with a live performance of Monteverdi's setting of the evening canticles. Monteverdi Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) Susan Hemington Jones and Ruth Holton
(sopranos), Charles Daniels , Joseph Cornwall and Charles Pott (tenors), Gabrieli Consort and Players, conductor Paul McCreesh
9.05 Keeping Time with God
As the sun sets, Jews, Muslims, Christians and Hindus reflect on howtheirtraditions understand the relationship between the rhythms of worship and the cycles of sun and moon.
9.25 Music for the Jewish Sabbath
A sequence of sacred songs and prayers for the start of Shabbat, by the choir of the West London Synagogue, director Sydney Fixman.
9.35 Night Waves
Paul Allen and guests, including Keith Ward and Martin Palmer , discuss the impact of Eastern thought on Western thinking about religion and spirituality. Producer Anthony Denselow
10.20 Late Junction
Fiona Talkington is joined by Verity Sharp in the Lady Chapel of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral for a global selection of devotional music. Their guests include the sufi Nizami Brothers from Old Delhi; the devotional singer Alemu Aga from Ethiopia (who also plays the beguena, a traditional, sacred harp); and, from Senegal, the mystic Laye Sow , who combines songs of the Muslim brotherhoods with blues guitar. Plus psalms, lamentations and religious ballads from Welsh group Bragod, Southern Indian devotional songs from UK-based vocalist ManoramaPrasad, and versets played by Ian Tracey on the cathedral organ.
12.35am Compline
The Christian meditation for the ending of the day, sung in the nave by the men of the Cathedral Choir, directed by Ian Tracey. Senior producer Paul Hindmarsh


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Monteverdi Vespro
Unknown: Susan Hemington Jones
Sopranos: Ruth Holton
Sopranos: Charles Daniels
Sopranos: Joseph Cornwall
Tenors: Charles Pott
Tenors: Gabrieli Consort
Conductor: Paul McCreesh
Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Keith Ward
Unknown: Martin Palmer
Producer: Anthony Denselow
Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Verity Sharp
Singer: Alemu Aga
Unknown: Laye Sow
Played By: Ian Tracey
Directed By: Ian Tracey.
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Moniuszko Overture: The
Raftsman Karlowicz Stanislaw and Anna Oswiecims , Op 12 Zarebski, arr Maklakiewlcz Dances Polonaises
Noskowsk! Ballet music: A Hut out of the Village (excerpts)
2.10 Telemann Der Tagdes Gehchts
3.20 Roman 13 Pieces (Drottningholmsmusiquen)
3.40 Schumann Introduction and Allegro Appassionato , Op 92 4.00 JM Kraus String Quartet No 4 in D
4.15 Gershwin Three Preludes 4.20 Gorecki The Four Seasons; The Birds' Gossip 4.25 Jeney Bird Tempting
4.30 Boismortier Rondeau: La Puce 4.35 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F. RV293 (Autumn) (The Four Seasons)
4.45 Siefert Psalm 5 4.50 Michna z Otradovic Dixit Dominus; Laudate Pueri Dominum 5.00 Glinka Kamarinskaya 5.05 Dupre Cortege et Litanie
5.10 Poulenc Un Soir de Neige 5.20 Uvadlc Nottumo in Fminor 5.25 Uslnski Two Mazurkas in Eflat
5.30 Mozart Symphony No 16 in C, K128
5.45 Telemann Scherzo Melodico No 6 in G minor
(Sabbato) (Pyrmonter Kurwoche) 5.50 Anon Aquella Voz de Cristo; jAy Jesiis Que Mai Fraile! 6.00 Arrlaga
Symphony in D 6.30 Oscar Fernandez Second Suite Brasiliera 6.35 Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Raftsman Karlowicz Stanislaw
Unknown: Anna Oswiecims
Unknown: Allegro Appassionato
Unknown: Otradovic Dixit
Unknown: Laudate Pueri Dominum
Unknown: Glinka Kamarinskaya
Unknown: Dupre Cortege
Unknown: Uvadlc Nottumo
Unknown: Oscar Fernandez
Unknown: Rodrigo Concierto

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