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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Geminiani Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 2 No 3 Tafelmusik, conductor Jeanne Lamon
Glazunov March on a Russian Theme, Op 76 Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Konstantin Krimets
Schubert Five German Dances, D89
Gidon Kremer (violin), Chamber Orchestra of Europe
8.30-10.00: Rachmaninov Spring Waters, Op 14 No 11 Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone), Mikhail Arkadiev (piano) Beethoven String
Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Razumovsky) Takacs Quartet Massenet Orchestral Suite No 5 (Scenes Napolitaines)
New Zealand Sym phony Orchestra, conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce


Conductor: Jeanne Lamon
Conductor: Konstantin Krimets
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Baritone: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Piano: Mikhail Arkadiev
Conductor: Jean-Yves Ossonce

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Dufay Je Vous Pri; Bien Veignes Vous ; J' ay Mis MonCueretMaPensee Syntagma Musicum , director Kees Otten
10.05 Bartok Divertimento Helsinki Strings, conductors Csaba and Geza Szilvay
10.33 Schoeck Spielmannsweisen , Op 56 Kurt Streit (tenor), Gudrun Haag (harp)
10.47 Schumann Carnaval , Op 9 Jorge Bolet (piano)
11.21 Warlock, arr Szigeti Capriol Suite (excerpts) Joseph Szigeti (violin), Nikita Magaloff (piano)
11.27 Listener request: Schmitt Psalm 4 7 Andrea Guiot (soprano), Gaston Litaize
(organ), French National Radio Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bien Veignes Vous
Unknown: Moncueretmapensee Syntagma Musicum
Director: Kees Otten
Director: Geza Szilvay
Director: Schoeck Spielmannsweisen
Tenor: Kurt Streit
Tenor: Gudrun Haag
Harp: Schumann Carnaval
Violin: Joseph Szigeti
Piano: Nikita Magaloff
Soprano: Andrea Guiot
Soprano: Gaston Litaize
Conductor: Jean Martinon

: Composer of the Week:Ethel Smyth

3/5. The Opera Writing Years
Ethel Smyth 's first two operas, Fantasio and Der Wald, were in the German tradition. She found the inspiration for her third opera, The Wreckers, on a holiday to the Scilly Isles. It's probably her best-known opera, and is the first work on which she collaborated with one of the most personally and professionally influential people in her life, Henry Brewster. Afterthe First World War, Smyth's attitude to opera changed and she moved towards lighter subjects. The Boatswain's Mate, a comedy, was written in 1913-14, followed by Fete Galante ; her last opera was Entente Cordiale, described as a postwar comedy.
With the help of Odaline de la Martinez, Donald Macleod traces the line of development through her six operas.
The Wreckers (Prelude; Act 2, excerpt)
Anne-Marie Owens (mezzo), Mark Justin (tenor), Peter Sidhom (baritone), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Odaline de la Martinez
Mrs Water 's aria (The Boatswain's Mate)
Eiddwen Harrhy (soprano), Plymouth Festival Orchestra, conductor Philip Brunelle
Two Interlinked French Melodies; Interlude
(Entente Cordiale) Light Symphony Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Ethel Smyth
Unknown: Henry Brewster.
Unknown: Fete Galante
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Anne-Marie Owens
Tenor: Mark Justin
Baritone: Peter Sidhom
Unknown: Mrs Water
Soprano: Eiddwen Harrhy
Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert Cheltenham Festival 2004 - Philip Langridge

Tenor Philip Langridge performs a selection of songs by English and American composers: Dowland, Purcell, Britten, Nicholas Maw and Elliott Carter. Plus the first performance of a new work, Today Too by Harrison Birtwistle , which is based on a Japanese poem. With guitarist Stephen Marchionda and flautist
Sebastian Bell. Presented by Chris de Souza.


Tenor: Philip Langridge
Unknown: Nicholas Maw
Unknown: Elliott Carter.
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Guitarist: Stephen Marchionda
Unknown: Sebastian Bell.
Presented By: Chris de Souza.

: Afternoon Performance The Best

of the BBC Proms 2003 -
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Choirs of Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral and St Paul 's Cathedral, conductor Richard Hickox
With Louise Fryer.
Ravel Ballet: Ma Mère /'Oye
Lennox Berkeley Magnificat, Op 71 Franck Symphony in D minor


Unknown: St Paul
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Franck Symphony

: Choral Evensong

Live from Peterborough Cathedral.
Introit: I Will Fill This House with Splendour (Christopher Gower ). Responses: Rose.
Psalms: 73, 74 (Atkins, Keeton, Thalben-Ball). Rrst Reading: Wisdom 6, wl2-19. Office
Hymn: Blest Are the Pure in Heart (Franconia). Canticles: Collegium Regale (Wood). Second Reading: John 14, w8-24. Anthem: Sing We Merrily (Sanders). Hymn: Sun of My Soul
(Abends). Organ Voluntary: Hymne d'Actions de Graces (Langlais). Master of the music
Christopher Gower. Assistant master of the music Mark Duthie. Organist Oliver Waterer.


Unknown: Christopher Gower
Music: Christopher Gower.
Organist: Mark Duthie.
Organist: Oliver Waterer.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Royal Albert Hall Inaugural Organ Concert
I Since late 2001, this world-famous instrument has been undergoing a I complete overhaul to restore it to its former glory. With the refurbishment now complete, three renowned organists perform a programme of virtuoso works to mark the occasion. Presented by Graeme Kay.
David Briggs , Thomas Trotter and John Scott (organ), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
Bach, transcr Wills Sinfonia: Wirdanken dir, Gott, BWV29
Poulenc Organ Concerto
Liszt Prelude and Fugue on the name BACH Barber Toccata Festiva, Op 36 Copland Organ Symphony
A functioning organ: page 12


Unknown: Albert Hall
Presented By: Graeme Kay.
Presented By: David Briggs
Presented By: Thomas Trotter
Presented By: John Scott
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Philip Dodd and guests explore the history of the white working class in the UK, and of changing attitudes towards them. Producer Aasiya Lodhi


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Late Junction

Shaheera Asante explores three American traditions with music from latino band Radio
Mundial, blues guitarist Lightnin' Hopkins and composer John Adams.


Unknown: Shaheera Asante
Unknown: John Adams.

: Composers of the Week:The Neapolitan Connection

4/5. NiccoloJommelli (1714-74) in Stuttgart (Part 2). With Donald Macleod.
Jommelli Vologeso (excerpts) Rpt from Thursday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Jommelli Vologeso

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15; Kreisleriana, Op 16;
Fantasie in C, Op 17 2.20 Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor 3.15 Mozart String Quartet in C. K465
(Dissonance) 3.45 Bartok For Children, Book 1 (excerpts)
3.50 Bach flute Sonata in B minor, BWV1030 4.05
Capricomus Sonata a 3 4.15 Blacher Variations on a Theme ofPaganini, Op 26 4.30 Ebner Trio in B flat
4.40 Larsson Croquis , Op 38 4.50 Beethoven Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus 5.00 Malvezzi Sinfonia
5.05 Gombert Media Vita in Morte Sumus 5.10 Schubert, orchanon Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, 0965 5.20Faure
Nocturne No 1 in E flat minor, Op 33 No 1 5.30 Rautavaara Canticum Mariae Virginis 5.40 JCF Bach DieAmerikanerin
5.50 Boccherini String Quintet in in flat. Op 10 No 2
6.10 Arriaga Erminia 6.25 Escher Le Tombeau de Ravel
6.50 Ravel Alborada del Gracioso


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Larsson Croquis
Unknown: Arriaga Erminia

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