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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Chabrier Prélude Pastoral
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Grieg Wedding Day at
Troldhaugen (Lyric Pieces, Book 8) Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) Bach Sonata in E minor for violin and continuo, BWV1023 Musica Alta Ripa Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne (Fourth Series) Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano),
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate Schubert Impromptu in G flat, D899 No 3 Dinu Lipatti (piano)
8.30-10.00: Prokofiev Suite: Le Pas d'Acier Philharmonia, conductor Igor Markevitch Malcolm Arnold Guitar Concerto, Op 67 Julian Bream , members of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: John Eliot
Unknown: Leif Ove
Unknown: Musica Alta
Unknown: Ripa Canteloube
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate Schubert
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Guitar: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: Julian Bream
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
JC Bach Sinfonia No 3 in E flat London Wind
Soloists, director Jack Brymer (clarinet)
10.13 M Haydn Ave Regina Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, director George Guest
10.23 Janacek Sinfonietta
Czech PO, conductor Bretislav Bakala
10.47 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115 Jack Brymer , Allegri Quartet
11.26 Janacek Violin Concerto (Pilgrimage of the Soul) Thomas Zehetmair , Philharmonia, conductor Heinz Holliger
11.39 Verdi Simon Boccanegra (excerpt from Act I) Mirella Freni (soprano), Orchestra of La Scala Milan, conductor Claudio Abbado
11.47 Coates Saxo-Rhapsody Jack Brymer
(alto saxophone), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Conductor: Bretislav Bakala
Unknown: Jack Brymer
Unknown: Thomas Zehetmair
Conductor: Heinz Holliger
Conductor: Verdi Simon Boccanegra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Charles Groves

: Composer of the Week: Chopin

4/5. Chopin in Love
"Is she really a woman?" Chopin is said to have asked after his first encounter with the novelist George Sand. This inauspicious moment heralded the start of a relationship that was to define most of Chopin's adult years. Donald Macleod uncovers the peculiarly maternal nature of their friendship and assesses its importance in providing the fragile composer with the support he needed for his talent to flourish.
Prelude No 14 in E flat minor
Maria Joao Pires (piano)
Nocturne in G, Op 37 No 2 Peter Katin (piano) Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor
Leif Ove Andsnes
Handsome Lad, Op 74 No 8; My Darling, Op 74 No 12 Urszula Kryger (mezzo), Charles Spencer (piano)
Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60 Howard Shelley (piano)
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: George Sand.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Piano: Peter Katin
Unknown: Leif Ove Andsnes
Piano: Charles Spencer

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Voice of a Nation: Czech Connections
From LSO St Luke's in London, Fiona Talkington presents another concert celebrating Czech and Bohemian chamber music.
Kungsbacka Trio
Martinu Piano Trio No 1 (5 Pièces Breves) Dvorak Piano Trio in F minor, Op 65


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Alexander Titov
Live from Studio 1, Glasgow. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Shchedrin Symphonic Fanfares
Walton Violin Concerto James Ehnes (violin) Rachmaninov Symphony No 3 in A minor


Conductor: Alexander Titov
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson 's choice for younger listeners includes a musical picture of dawn over the sea, and some of the great sounds from the Austin Powers movies.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

John Barbirolli conducts the Halle Orchestra in Edward German's Nell Gwyn Dances. Plus music by Charles Williams , Wilfred Burns , Albert Ketelby and Nigel Hess.


Unknown: John Barbirolli
Music By: Charles Williams
Music By: Wilfred Burns
Music By: Albert Ketelby
Music By: Nigel Hess.

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news.

: Performance on 3

Listen Up!
Live from St John 's Smith Square, London. Founded over 30 years ago, the Academy of Ancient Music is one of Britain's leading exponents of historically informed performance practice. This all-Bach concert is directed from the harpsichord by the distinguished Japanese musician and Bach expert Masaaki Suzuki , founder of the Bach Collegium in Japan, here making his UK debut. Presented by Louise Fryer. Pascal Bertin (countertenor), Academy of Ancient Music director Masaaki Suzuki (harpsichord)
Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066 Cantata No 54: Widerstehe doch der Sunde
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Listen Update!
Petroc Trelawny takes a look at what London orchestras get up to off the platform.
8.30 Harpsichord Concerto in D, BWV1054
Cantata No 35: Geist und Seele wird verwirret


Unknown: St John
Unknown: Masaaki Suzuki
Unknown: Bach Collegium
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Harpsichord: Masaaki Suzuki

: Night Waves

Mary Allen and guests explore the public and private face of Margot Fonteyn , Britain's only prima ballerina assoluta, in the light of Meredith Daneman 's new biography-the first in-depth exploration of Fonteyn's life.


Unknown: Mary Allen
Unknown: Margot Fonteyn
Unknown: Meredith Daneman

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents music for late-night listening, including tracks from producer/ performer Daniel Lanois and electrozither maestro Andrew Cronshaw 's new album
Ochre, as well as Steve Reich 's seminal work, Music for 18 Musicians.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Daniel Lanois
Unknown: Andrew Cronshaw
Unknown: Steve Reich

: Composer of the Week: Gershwin

5/5. Hollywood and an Opera
Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess (1935) divided opinion, and it followed a succession of box-office duds. So he struck a deal with RKO to write songs for a film starring Fred Astaire. Presented by Donald Macleod. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Fred Astaire.
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Marin Golemlnov Five Sketches for Strings; Symphonic Variations on a Theme by Dobri Hristov ; Ballet Suite: Nestinarka 2.00 Bartok Dance Suite 2.15 Vivaldi Lute Concerto in D 2.25 Schubert
Winterreise 3.35 Ror Alpaerts James Ensor Suite 4.00 Biber Violin Sonata in C minor 4.10 Durante Concerto per quartetto No 3 in E flat 4.20 Heinrich Scheidemann Praeludium in D minor, WV11 4.25 Marenzio Se quel Dolor che Va Innanzi al Morire; Solo e Pensoso 4.30 Johann Vierdanck Sonata a 4 4.35 Rudolf Tobias
Sonatina No 1 in A flat 4.45 Janacek March of the Blue Boys 4.50 Bartok Rhapsody No 1 for violin and orchestra 5.00 Alexander Alablev Overture in F minor
5.10 Schubert An Emma, D113c; Des Madchens Wage, D191; Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, D583: DerPilgrim, D794 5.25 Bach Sonata No 3 in C for solo violin,
BWV1005 (Fugue) 5.35 Handel Mi Restano le Lagrime (Alcina) 5.45 Mendelssohn, transcr Dreyschoeck
Wedding March and Fairies ' March (A Midsummer Night's Dream) 5.50 Rimsky-Korsakov Salieri 's Aria (Mozart and Salieri) 6.00 Tchaikovsky Waltz from Sleeping Beauty 6.05 Ludvig Norman Funf Tonbilder im
Zusammenhange, Op 6 6.20 Ton de Leeuw Cinq Hymnes 6.50 lbert Cinq Pieces en Trio


Unknown: Dobri Hristov
Unknown: James Ensor Suite
Unknown: Heinrich Scheidemann
Unknown: Va Innanzi
Unknown: Johann Vierdanck Sonata
Unknown: Rudolf Tobias
Unknown: Alexander Alablev
Unknown: Handel Mi Restano
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Salieri
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Waltz
Unknown: Leeuw Cinq

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