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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Lampe Flute Concerto in G (Cuckoo) Rachel Brown (flute),
Opera Restor'd, director Peter Holman
Tchaikovsky Coronation Cantata: Moscow Svetlana Furdui (soprano), Vassily Gerello (baritone), Dallas Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Litton Dvorak Bagatelles , Op 47
Liviu Casleanu and Michal Kurowski (violins), Christian Brunnert (cello),
Dennis Russell Davies (harmonium)
Guilmant Paraphrase of See the Conqu'ring Hero Comes!, Op 90
Christopher Herrick (organ)
8.30-10.00: Handel Keyboard Suite in F minor, HWV433
Bob van Asperen (harpsichord) Tchaikovsky Overture: 1812 Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim


Presented By: Penny Gore
Flute: Rachel Brown
Director: Peter Holman
Soprano: Vassily Gerello
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Conductor: Dvorak Bagatelles
Unknown: Liviu Casleanu
Violins: Michal Kurowski
Cello: Christian Brunnert
Cello: Dennis Russell Davies
Unknown: Guilmant Paraphrase
Unknown: Christopher Herrick
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: CD Masters

Presented by Rob Cowan.
Haydn And God Said ... Now Heav'n in Fullest Glory (The Creation) Norman Walker (bass), Philharmonia, conductor Malcolm Sargent
10.10 Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 4
Rudolf Serkin , Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
10.35 Listener request:
Handel Where 'er You Walk (Semele) Handel, arr Somervell Silent Worship Kenneth McKellar (tenor),
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
Handel Love in Her Eyes Sits Playing (Acis and Galatea); Sound an Alarm! (Judas
Maccabaeus) Walter Widdop (tenor), unnamed orchestras conducted by Lawrance Collingwood and John Barbirolli
10.50 Dohnanyi Serenade in C, Op 10 Jascha Heifetz (violin), William Primrose (viola), Emanuel Feuermann (cello)
11.15 Finzi Intimations of Immortality Ian Partridge (tenor),
Guildford Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Bass: Norman Walker
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Rudolf Serkin
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Tenor: Kenneth McKellar
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Tenor: Walter Widdop
Conducted By: Lawrance Collingwood
Conducted By: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Dohnanyi Serenade
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Violin: William Primrose
Viola: Emanuel Feuermann
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Composer of the Week: Haydn

4/5. Court Politics
Donald Macleod shows how Haydn's flair for diplomacy became a vital skill during his years of employment at the Esterhazy court.
Symphony No 60 in C (II Distratto) (finale) Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Hartmut Haenchen Horn Concerto in D, H Vlld 3
Michael Thompson , Philharmonia, director Christopher Warren-Green
Symphony No 45 in F sharp minor (Farewell) Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, conductor Ton
Koopman Gloria (Missa Sancti Nicolai, HXXII 6)
Nancy Argenta (soprano), the English Concert and Choir, conductor Trevor Pinnock
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen
Unknown: Michael Thompson
Unknown: Koopman Gloria
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Verbier Festival 2004
Stephanie Hughes presents an all-Beethoven programme, masterminded by Martha Argerich , from the Swiss chamber music festival.
Martha Argerich (piano), Vadim Repin (violin), Yuri Bashmet (viola), Gautier Capucon (cello) Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 47
(Kreutzer); Piano Quartet in C, Wo036 No 3


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Piano: Martha Argerich
Piano: Vadim Repin
Viola: Yuri Bashmet
Viola: Gautier Capucon

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Including a concert given last year in Chester Cathedral. Presented by Louise Fryer.
Shostakovich Suite from film trilogy: Maxim Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Borodin Overture:
Prince Igor Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor Paul Lewis (piano), conductor Gianandrea Noseda


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Piano: Prince Igor
Piano: Paul Lewis
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

An hour of light music from the Scarborough Spa Orchestra, recorded for the programme earlier this year. Brian Kay meets the orchestra's musical director
Simon Kenworthy , flautist Kathryn Seabrook and clarinettist Graham Quilter.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Director: Simon Kenworthy
Unknown: Kathryn Seabrook
Clarinettist: Graham Quilter.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Archive Week
Stephen Johnson presents another concert from the BBC Archives, voted for by Radio 3 listeners. This blisteringly impassioned performance of Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand from 1959 was a turning point in the great postwar Mahler revival. It also confirms Jascha Horenstein 's reputation as one of the noblest and most sensitive of all interpreters of Mahler. Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall , London, in March 1959.
Joyce Barker , Beryl Hatt and Agnes Giebel (sopranos), Kerstin Meyer (mezzo), Helen Watts (contralto), Kenneth Neate (tenor),
Alfred Orda (baritone), Arnold Van Mill (bass), BBC Chorus, BBC Choral Society, Goldsmith's Choral Union, Hampstead Choral Society,
Emanuel School Boys' Choir, Orpington Junior Singers, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jascha Horenstein
Mahler Symphony No 8 (Symphony of a Thousand)


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Jascha Horenstein
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Joyce Barker
Unknown: Beryl Hatt
Sopranos: Agnes Giebel
Sopranos: Kerstin Meyer
Contralto: Helen Watts
Contralto: Kenneth Neate
Baritone: Alfred Orda
Baritone: Arnold van Mill
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton talks to art historian James Hall about his book Michelangelo and the Reinvention of the Human Body. Producer Ariane Koek


Talks: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: James Hall
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents a specially recorded Christmas concert from Norwegian trumpeter Arve Henriksen.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Arve Henriksen.

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

5/5. Donald Macleod introduces works from Debussy's final years.
Syrinx; La Chambre Magique (Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien; Jeux En Blanc et Noir; Noël des Enfants Qui N'ont Plus de Maison Repeated from Friday


Introduces: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Vladlgerov Cello Concerto Fantasy, Op 35 Goleminov Dyptich Vladigerov Divertimento Goleminov Oboe
Concerto 2.00 Saint-Saens Ave Maria 2.05
Thalberg Fantasia on Bellini's La Sonnainbula 2.15 Rozycki Cello Sonata in A minor, Op 10 2.35 Berio Folk Songs
3.00 Bartok Divertimento for Strings
3.25 Vajda Via Crucis 3.40 A Lindblad String Quartet No 3 in C 4.20 Scheidt Alamanda 4.25 Scriabln Poeme de I'Extase 4.50 Schubert, transcr Landowska Waltzes (Die schone Mullerin) 5.00 Bobfc Preludio for harp
5.05 Kocsar Fall Cataract 5.10 Marais Chaconne
5.15 Cacclni La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall 'Isola d'Alcina (excerpts) 5.35 Mozart Symphony No 16 in C, K128 5.45 Liszt Reminiscences on Mozart's
Don Giovanni 6.00 Borch The Clouds Are Grey Anon The
Earth Is Beautiful 6.05 C Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17 6.30 Relcha Symphony in E flat


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Thalberg Fantasia
Songs: Bartok Divertimento
Unknown: Scheidt Alamanda
Unknown: Bobfc Preludio
Unknown: Don Giovanni

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