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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.008.30: Satnt-Saens Phaeton RPO, conductor Charles Dutoit J Strauss Persian
March, Op 289 Berlin PO. conductor Herbert von Karajan Vaughan Williams Six Studies in English Folk Song Emma Johnson (clarinet), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
8.3010.00: Ginastera Danzas Argentinas, Op 2 Barbara Nissman (piano) Debussy, arr Leinsdorf Preludes and Interludes (Pelléas et Melisande) Chicago SO. conductor Eric Leinsdorf Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K458 (Hunt) Hagen Quartet


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Clarinet: Emma Johnson
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Conductor: Eric Leinsdorf Mozart

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain and Rob Cowan.
Rachmaninov Vespers. Op 3 7 (excerpt)
Constantin Ognevoi (tenor), USSR National Choir, conductor Alexandre Svechnikov
10.17 Wagner Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde) Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer
10.34 Dvorak In Folk Tone, Op 73 Lucia Popp (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
10.47 Bach, reconstr Leonhardt Sonata in G (after Violin Sonata. BWV1005) Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
11.09 Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Vienna PO, conductor Cartos Kleiber
10.52 Adam Cantique de Noël
Georges Thill (tenor), organist, chorus and orchestra conducted by Henry Geehl


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Tenor: Constantin Ognevoi
Conductor: Alexandre Svechnikov
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Soprano: Geoffrey Parsons
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Conductor: Cartos Kleiber
Tenor: Georges Thill
Conducted By: Henry Geehl

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

2/5. Doctrine. Donald Macleod looks at Tchaikovsky's attitude to religion, as expressed in his correspondence with his patron Nadezhda von Meek.
Hymn in Honour of Saints Cyril and Methodius: Our Father (Nine Sacred Pieces); An Angel Cried Out; Liturgy of St John Chrysostom , Op 41 (excerpts)
BBC Singers, conductor Bob Chilcott Piano Trio in A minor, Op 50 (2nd mvt) Moscow Rachmaninov Trio
All-Night Vigil, Op 52 (excerpts); At Bedtime BBC Singers, conductor Bob Chilcott Repeated on Monday 27 December at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Nadezhda von Meek.
Unknown: Saints Cyril
Unknown: John Chrysostom
Conductor: Bob Chilcott
Conductor: Bob Chilcott

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Christmas around Europe: Russia
This week Sean Rafferty presents four concerts celebrating Christmas from different traditions. recorded this month at London's Wigmore Hall . Ailish Tyan (soprano), Ashley Wass (piano)
Tchaikovsky Cradle Song; Wait; 0 Sing That
Song (Six Songs. Op 16); October; November; December (The Seasons, Op 37b);
Legend; Lullaby in a Storm; The Cuckoo (Children's 's Songs, Op 54):
Suite: The Nutcracker (arr Mikhail Pletnev )


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Wigmore Hall
Soprano: Ailish Tyan
Soprano: Ashley Wass
Unknown: Mikhail Pletnev

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Singers
Warwick Thompson introduces a concert of Spanish Renaissance music for Christmas, given last Friday by the BBC Singers with His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts, conducted by Peter Phillips.


Introduces: Warwick Thompson
Conducted By: Peter Phillips.

: Voices

Best of 2004 lain Burnside introduces highlights of the past year's programmes, including
Dmitri Hvorostovsky talking about his grandmother: the Goons's I'm Walking Backwards for Christmas; a raft of exciting new young singers; and a gondola ride in Venice.


Unknown: Dmitri Hvorostovsky

: Made in Britain

2/10. Fishing for Tunes
Tommy Pearson looks at the composers, including Stanford, Grainger, Butterworth, Hoist, Moeran and Vaughan Williams, who were inspired by the song of ordinary folk in the early part of the last century. And conductor Richard Hickox introduces his recording of Vaughan Williams's Flos Campi.
Plus folk-song-inspired part-songs and pieces for brass and military bands.


Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: New Generation Artists

Presented by Verity Sharp.
Cimarosa Trumpet Concerto in C minor Alison Balsom. Jonathan Scott (organ)
Mauricio Sotelo String Quartet No 2 (Artemis) Artemis Quartet
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, 0821 Antoine Tamestit (viola),
Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano) 1


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Unknown: Alison Balsom.
Unknown: Jonathan Scott
Unknown: Mauricio Sotelo
Viola: Antoine Tamestit
Piano: Simon Crawford-Phillips

: Performance on 3

British Composer Awards
The British Composer Awards ceremony took place in London last Friday, hosted by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters in association with BBC Radio 3. Ivan Hewett presents highlights from the ceremony and the winning compositions, which include pieces for everything from one or two instruments to choirs and orchestras, as well as operas and community and education projects. Plus the Radio 3 Listeners' Award.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: Night Waves

Hermione Lee discusses biography and life writing, and Susan Hitch talks to American film director Martin Scorsese about his latest film, The Aviator, about the media magnate Howard Hughes. Producer AasiyahLodhi


Unknown: Hermione Lee
Talks: Susan Hitch
Director: Martin Scorsese
Unknown: Howard Hughes.

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp revisits more of listeners' favourite albums of the year, including Microkosmos W Cretan lyra player Ross Daly , Pdble Mon Póble from the French group La Talvera, 16th-century music by Anthony Holborne performed by the King's Noyse. and traditional English music transformed on the album Ghosts, by the English Acoustic Collective.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Ross Daly
Music By: Anthony Holborne

: Composer of the Week: Haydn

3/5. Eszterhaza. Donald Macleod explores the glories of Eszterhaza Palace, home to the wealthy music patron Prince Nikolaus Esterhazy and Haydn's workplace for a quarter of a century. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Prince Nikolaus Esterhazy

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Chopin Introduction and Rondo in E fiat. Op 16; Etudes, Op 10: Introduction and Variations in B flat on a theme from Hérold's Ludovic. Op 12: Variations in Eon a German Air: Introduction and Rondo in E flat. Op 16;
Variations on Mozart La Ci Darem la Mano. Op 2: 12 Studies. Op 10 2.15 Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic) 3.15 Gombert Media Vita in Morte SumuS
3.25 Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G. BWV1007 3.45 Ebnet Trio in B flat 3.50 Schumann Toccata in C. Op 7
3.55 Bernstein Overture: Candide 4.05 Denes Agay Five Easy Dances 4.10 Moszkowski Valse in E .
Op 34 No 1 4.20 Coward I Follow My Secret Heart (Conversation Piece) 4.25 Mozart Overture: Cosi Fan Tutte 4.30 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat. H Vile 1
4.45 Doppler Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise. Op 26
5.00 Wagner 0 du mein holder Atiendstern (Tannhaustf
5.05 Bozza Jour d Eté a la Montagne 5.15 Toumier
Jutro/Au Matin 5.20 Johannes Le Febure Tanto Tempo"
5.25 Franck Les Eolides 5.40 Faure Nocturne in A flat-Op 33 No 3 5.45 Wilbye Draw on Sweet Night
5.50 Arriaga Ermima 6.05 Glazunov In Modo ReligiosO. Op 38 6.10 Kilar Chorale Prelude 6.30 Reger Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin , Op 128


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Moszkowski Valse
Unknown: Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise.
Unknown: Franck Les Eolides
Unknown: Arriaga Ermima
Unknown: Arnold Bocklin

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