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: Morning on 3

This week Penny Gore explores the dramatic orchestral poems of Tchaikovsky and Handel's keyboard music. Music also includes:
7.00-8.30: Moulinie Consert de Differents
Oyseaux Le Poeme Harmonique, director Vincent Dumestre Tchaikovsky The Storm Detroit SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi Mozart Divertimento in E flat, K166
Ensemble Zefiro Handel Keyboard Suite in F, HWV427 Murray Perahia (piano)
Tchaikovsky, compl Taneyev Romeo and Juliet Suzanne Murphy (soprano), Keith Lewis (tenor), Royal Scottish National Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.30-10.00: Leo Weiner String Trio in G minor, Op 6 No 1 German Trio Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet (1869 version) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Simon


Unknown: Moulinie Consert
Director: Vincent Dumestre Tchaikovsky
Piano: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Taneyev Romeo
Soprano: Suzanne Murphy
Soprano: Keith Lewis
Unknown: Leo Weiner
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon

: CD Masters

This week featuring Prokofiev's piano and violin concertos, and British singers. Presented by Rob Cowan.
Eigar Sea Pictures, Op 37 Gladys Ripley
(contralto), LSO, conductor George Weldon
10.25 Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1
Sviatoslav Richter , Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Karel Ancerl
10.40 Listener request: Schubert String Quartet in G, D887 Hungarian Quartet
11.20 Listener request; Haydn Berenice , Che Fai?, H XXIVa 10 Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano),
Haydn Orchestra, conductor Harry Newstone
11.35 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1
David Oistrakh , Philharmonia, conductor Lovro von Matacic


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Contralto: Gladys Ripley
Conductor: George Weldon
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Karel Ancerl
Unknown: Haydn Berenice
Soprano: Jennifer Vyvyan
Conductor: Harry Newstone
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Conductor: Lovro von Matacic

: Composer of the Week:

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
1/5. Journeyman. Donald Macleod explores the first half of Haydn's career, beginning with a look at his earliest employers.
Stimmt an die Saiten (Die Schopfung)
Balthasar Neumann Ensemble and Choir, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock
Piano Sonata in G, H XVI 11 (Menuetto) Anthony Kooiker (piano)
String Quartet in B flat, Op No -1 Hagen Quartet
Divertimento in E flat, H XIV Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta, conductor Manfred Huss Symphony No 6 in D (Le Matin) Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Producer Chris Taylor Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Joseph Haydn
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Balthasar Neumann Ensemble
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock
Piano: Anthony Kooiker
Conductor: Manfred Huss
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Producer: Chris Taylor

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generations - Royal Quartet
Live from Wigmore Hall, London,
Verity Sharp presents a Polish string quartet who are current members of the Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme.
Haydn Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2 (Fifths) Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 74 (Harp)


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Peter Jablonski (piano), conductor Gianandrea Noseda
The first of a week of programmes featuring piano concertos. Tchaikovsky's Second Piano Concerto was performed by Peter Jablonski in a concert the BBC Philharmonic gave at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, in February. Presented by Louise Fryer.
James MacMillan The Confession of Isobel
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 2 in G
Stravinsky Ballet: Petrushka (1947 version)


Piano: Peter Jablonski
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Unknown: Peter Jablonski
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Presented By: James MacMillan

: Stage and Screen: Howard Keel

Edward Seckerson pays tribute to the Hollywood star of Show Boat and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, who died last month at the age of 85. Address: Stage and Screen, [address removed] Email: [email address]


Presenter: Edward Seckerson

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, interviews and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Archive Week
This week Stephen Johnson presents some of the great moments of musical broadcasting, in a series of concerts from the BBC Archives, selected by Radio 3 listeners' votes.
The Starlight Express. Today Anthony Payne joins Stephen Johnson to introduce
Violet Pearn 's captivating fantasy play of 1915 for children of all ages, taken from
Algernon Blackwood 's novel A Prisoner in Fairyland. For this broadcast of 1965, the play was adapted and produced for radio by Raymond Raikes and the original incidental music by Edward Elgar was edited by Lionel Salter.
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
BBC Welsh Orchestra, conductor Lionel Salter Revised


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Anthony Payne
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Violet Pearn
Unknown: Algernon Blackwood
Unknown: Raymond Raikes
Music By: Edward Elgar
Edited By: Lionel Salter.
Conductor: Lionel Salter
Organ Grinder: Denis Dowling
Henry Rogers: Patrick Barr
Jane Anne: Jane Wenham
Mother: Noel Hood
Monkey: Elizabeth Proud
Jimbo: Danny Rambler
Daddy: Noel Howlett
Madame Jequier: Cecile Chevreau
The Laugher: Audrey Attwood
A Gardener: Wilfrid Carter
A Dustman: Bruce Beeby
A Lamplighter: Brian Hewlett
A Tramp: John Dearth
A Sweep: Hector Ross
A Guard: Patricia Galllmore

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd presents another edition of the arts and ideas programme. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington plays some of her favourite discs of 2004, plus Susanna and the Magical Orchestra recorded at the London Jazz Festival.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

Donald Macleod introduces works inspired by the paintings of Whistler, the poetry of Pierre Louys and the plays of Maurice Maeterlinck. Repeated from Tuesday


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Pierre Louys
Unknown: Maurice Maeterlinck.

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.
Glinka Trio Pathétique in D minor; Variations on a theme from Bellini's / Capuleti e i Montecchi; Nocturne in F minor (La Separation); Children's Polka in B flat; Viola Sonata in D minor (Allegro); Sextet in E flat
2.15 Cherubini Messa Solenne per il Principe Esterhazy
3.35 Brahms Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2
4.00 Brkanovic Concertino for Strings 4.10 Beethoven Minuet in G. WoOl 0 No 2 4.15 V Novak Five Mixed Choruses, Op 71 4.25 Beethoven Variations on Mozart's La Ci Darem la Mano. Wo0284.35 Mozart
Piano Sonata in B flat, K35S4.50 Komgold Narrenlieder , Op 29 5.00 Poot A Cheerful Overture Nielsen Folk Melody. Op 3 No 1; Jumping Jack. Op 11 No 4
5.05 Britten Five Flower Songs 5.15 Hidas Harpsichord Concerto 5.30 Telemann Trio No 2 in G for viola da gamba and harpsichord (Essercizii Musici)
5.40 Haydn Symphony No 11 in E flat
6.00 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila
6.05 Durufle Prelude, Adagio et Choral Varie sur le theme du Veni Creator, Op 4 6.25 Schumann Sonntags am Rhein, Op 36; Lieb Liebchen , leg's Handchen, Op 24 No 4; Wanderlied, Op 35 No 3
6.35 Mozart Concerto in F for three pianos, K242


Presented By: John Shea.
Unknown: Cherubini Messa Solenne
Unknown: Principe Esterhazy
Unknown: Komgold Narrenlieder
Unknown: Schumann Sonntags
Unknown: Lieb Liebchen

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