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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Tchaikovsky Marche Slave, Op 31 Martin y Coll Variations on La Folia Myslivecek Wind Octet No 2 in E flat Beethoven Romance in G, Op 40 Zelenka Magnificat in D
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini, Op 32
8.30-10.00: Handel Keyboard Suite in F minor, HWV433 Tchaikovsky Capriccio
Italien, Op 45 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F


Unknown: Tchaikovsky Capriccio

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Listener request:
Rossini Overture: L "Italiana in Algeri
Philharmonia, conductor Ettore Gracis
10.10 Handel Art Thou Troubled? (Rodelinda) Isobel Baillie (soprano), City of Birmingham Orchestra, conductor Basil Cameron
Listener request: Purcell The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation Isobel Baillie
(soprano), Arnold Goldsborough (organ)
10.24 Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Byron Janis , Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kyrill Kondrashin
10.50 Listener requests: Puccini Non la Sospiri la Nostra Casetta (Tosca)
Joan Hammond (soprano), Heddle Nash (tenor), Philharmonia, conductor Walter Susskind
Love and Music (Tosca) Eva Turner (soprano), unnamed orchestra conducted by Joe Batten They Call Me Mimi (La Boheme) Joan Cross
(soprano), unnamed orchestra and conductor One Fine Day (Madama Butterfly)
Eva Turner (soprano), unnamed orchestra conducted by Joe Batten
11.05 Listener request: Clara Schumann
Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17 Clara Wieck Trio
11.40 Brahms, orch Sargent Four Serious Songs, Op 121 Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), BBCSO, conductor Malcolm Sargent


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Ettore Gracis
Soprano: Isobel Baillie
Conductor: Basil Cameron
Soprano: Arnold Goldsborough
Unknown: Byron Janis
Conductor: Kyrill Kondrashin
Soprano: Joan Hammond
Soprano: Heddle Nash
Conductor: Walter Susskind
Soprano: Eva Turner
Conducted By: Joe Batten
Soprano: Joan Cross
Soprano: Eva Turner
Conducted By: Joe Batten
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

: Composer of the Week: Haydn

3/5. Eszterhaza. Donald Macleod explores the glories of Eszterhaza Palace, home to wealthy music patron Prince Nikolaus Esterhazy and Haydn's workplace for a quarter of a century.
Piano Sonata in C minor, H XVI 20 (finale) Andreas Staier (period piano)
String Quartet in A, Op 20 No 6 The Lindsays Tutto il Giorno (Lo Speziale, Act 1 Scene 1) Istvan Rozsos (tenor), Liszt Chamber Orchestra, conductor Gyorgy Lehel
Symphony No 48 in C (Maria Theresia )
The English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Prince Nikolaus Esterhazy
Unknown: Andreas Staier
Tenor: Istvan Rozsos
Conductor: Gyorgy Lehel
Unknown: Maria Theresia
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Verbier Festival 2004
Stephanie Hughes pays a visit to Verbier's modern church, with its stunning views across the Alpine valleys, for more music from Europe's leading chamber players. Michael Collins (clarinet), Julian Rachlin (violin), Frans Helmerson (cello), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
Schumann Piano Trio in F, Op 80
Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op 114


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Julian Rachlin
Violin: Frans Helmerson
Cello: Leif Ove

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Including a concert the BBC NOW gave at the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, in March. Presented by Louise Fryer.
Bach Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor, BWV1067 Conductor James Clark
Brahms Tragic Overture
Michael Berkeley Gethsemane Fragments James MacMillan The World's Ransoming Celia Craig (cor anglais)
Shostakovich Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings Peter Jablonski (piano), Philippe Schartz (trumpet)
Haydn Symphony No 95 in C minor Conductor Grant Llewellyn


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: James Clark
Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: Celia Craig
Piano: Peter Jablonski
Piano: Philippe Schartz
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: Choral Evensong

Live from Norwich Cathedral.
Introit: There Is No Rose (Joubert).
Responses: Radcliffe. Office Hymn: On
Jordan's Bank (Winchester New). Psalm 78
(Heathcote Statham). First Reading: Genesis 29, wl-14. Canticles: St John's Service (Howells). Second Reading: Matthew 12, wl-14. Anthem: Laetentur Coeli (Byrd).
Final Hymn: Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus (Cross of Jesus). Organ Voluntary: Le Monde dans I'Attente du Sauveur (Dupre). Organist and master of music David Dunnett. Assistant organist Julian Thomas.


Music: David Dunnett.
Organist: Julian Thomas.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a special edition from the magnificent chapel at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, featuring live music from celebrated performers.
To be part of the audience, phone [number removed] or visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/intune.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Archive Week
Stephen Johnson presents two performances from London's Royal Festival Hall, respectively in 1971 and 1974, by pianist Clifford Curzon with the Amadeus Quartet. Chosen by listener election.
Clifford Curzon (piano), Amadeus Quartet Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D667 (Trout) Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Pianist: Clifford Curzon
Piano: Clifford Curzon

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Philip Dodd with another debate exploring the ideas and history behind the the headlines of the week. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington plays music from Philip
Glass's soundtrack to Koyaanisqatsi, plus old and new settings of Shakespeare.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

Donald Macleod introduces a set of piano pieces dedicated to Debussy's daughter, a selection from his first book of Préludes, and an orchestral work infused with folk tunes from Scotland, Spain and his native France. Repeated from Thursday


Introduces: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Verdi Messa da Requiem
2.15 Beethoven Piano Sonata in D. Op 28 (Pastoral)
2.40 Mozart String Quartet in G, K387 3.10 Corteccia Musica della Commedia 3.30 Melcer Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor 4.00 Buxtehude Lobt Gott. ihr Christen allzugleich, BuxWV202): Praelude in C, BuxWV136
4.05 Bach, arr Rosenthal Fantasy in C 4.10 CPE Bach
Klopstocks Morgengesangam Schopfungsfeste, Wq239
4.25 Quinault Overture; Dances (Le Nouveau Monde)
4.30 Lassus Musica Dei Donum 4.35 Szokolay
Harpsichord Sonatina 4.40 Arban, arr Stanhope Fantasy and Variations on a Cavatina (Beatrice di Tenda)
4.45 Schumann, arr Uszt Widmung. Op 25 No 1
4.50 Torelll Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 8 No 6
(Christmas Concerto) 5.00 Anon Trumpet Sonata in G (Allegro); Trumpet Sonata in C (Adagio); Pastorella in G; Trumpet Sonata in G (Allegro); Pastorella in D; Aria in D
5.10 Canis Tota Pulchra Es 5.15 RW Henderson Sing All Ye Joyful; Sing Ye Praises 5.25 Uszt Hungarian Coronation March; Hungarian Royal Song 5.35 Brahms Two
Hungarian Dances 5.45 Hungarian Tradition Songs and Dances 6.00 Sibelius 13 Pieces, Op 76
6.20 Schubert DerMusensohn , D764; Aufdem See, D543; Geistes Gruss , D142
6.25 Wagner Gotterdammerung (orchestral excerpts)


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Verdi Messa
Unknown: Corteccia Musica
Unknown: Uszt Widmung.
Unknown: Schubert Dermusensohn
Unknown: Geistes Gruss

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