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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.008.30: Handel Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 4
J Strauss (son) Polka: Tritsch-Tratsch, Op 214 Sarasate Concert Fantasy on Gounod's Faust
8.3010.00: Rachmaninov Preludes,
Op 23 Nos 6 and 7 Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E Bridge The Sea


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan and Jonathan Swain.
Schubert Symphony No 3 in D
Vienna PO, conductor Carlos Kleiber
10.23 Weber Konzertstuck , Op 79 Russian National Orchestra, director Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
10.41 Bizet Nous Avons en Tete une Affaire
(Carmen, Act 2) Soloists, Leipzig Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert Kegel
10.48 Zelenka Hipocondrie in A Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, conductor Gottfried von der Goltz
10.58 Stravinsky Ballet: Firebird LSO, conductor Antal Dorati
11.43 Monteverdi Lamento d'Arianna
Guillemette Laurens (mezzo).
Capriccio Stravagante , director Skip SempS (harpsichord)


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Conductor: Weber Konzertstuck
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Herbert Kegel
Conductor: Zelenka Hipocondrie
Conductor: Gottfried von Der Goltz
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Monteverdi Lamento
Unknown: Guillemette Laurens
Unknown: Capriccio Stravagante

: Composer of the Week: Tchalkovsky

3/5. Marriage. Donald Macleod looks at how Madame von Meek helped Tchaikovsky through the breakdown that followed his marriage.
Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet (excerpt) RPO, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
Romance in F, Op 5 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor (2nd mvt) Martha Argerich , Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Tatyana's Letter Scene (Eugene Onegin , Act 2) Julia Varady (soprano), Daphne Evangelatos (mezzo), Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Roman Kofman
Violin Concerto in D (1st mvt) Kyung-Wha Chung , Montreal SO. Charles Dutoit
Repeated on Tuesday 28 December at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Madame von Meek
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Soprano: Julia Varady
Soprano: Daphne Evangelatos
Unknown: Kyung-Wha Chung
Unknown: Charles Dutoit

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Christmas around Europe: England
Sean Rafferty introduces a programme of early English carols and 20th-century works, given at London's Wigmore Hall by I Fagiolini, director Robert Hollingworth.
Anon, 15th-century Nowell: the Borys Head Pygott Quid Petis. 0 Fili?
Byrd This Day Christ Was Born
Anon, arr 17th-century Swete Was the Song the Virgin Sang Byrd
Lullaby Belcher The Lord Descended from Above Ravenscroft Remember, 0 Thou Man Billings Shepherds Rejoice Britten Sacred and Profane
Vaughan Williams The Truth from Above
Trad, arr Willcocks Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Silver, arr R Williams The Twelve Days after Christmas


Director: Robert Hollingworth.
Unknown: Lullaby Belcher

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Symphony
Songs from the shows, performed by Willard White with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Lisa Milne with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Presented by Edward Seckerson.


Unknown: Willard White
Unknown: Lisa Milne
Presented By: Edward Seckerson.

: Choral Evensong

Live from Chester Cathedral.
Introit: I Sing of a Maiden (Hadley).
Responses: Michael Walsh. Office Hymn:
Creator of the Stars of Night (Conditor Alme). Psalm: 118 (Whitlock, Parry. Atkins). First Reading: Jeremiah 30, w7-lla. Antiphon: 0 Rex Gentium. Canticles: Cheshire Service (Philip Moore ). Second Reading: Acts 4. wl-12. Anthem: Benedictus, Op 34 (Elgar). Final Hymn: Hark, What a Sound (Highwood). Organ Voluntary: Partita on De lofzang van
Maria (Piet Post). Director Philip Rushworth. Organist David Poulter.


Unknown: Chester Cathedral.
Unknown: Michael Walsh.
Unknown: Philip Moore
Organist: Philip Rushworth.
Organist: David Poulter.

: Made in Britain

3/10. A Sense of Place. Tommy Pearson takes a musical journey through the British Isles, with music by John Ireland. William Baines and Hamish MacCunn. And Stephen Johnson explains why he considers Herbert Howells 's youthful Piano Quartet in A minor to be an unacknowledged masterpiece. Producer Leslie Pratt


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Music By: John Ireland.
Music By: William Baines
Music By: Hamish MacCunn.
Music By: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Herbert Howells
Producer: Leslie Pratt

: New Generation Artists

Presented by Verity Sharp.
Bach Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ , BWV639; Sinfonia in F major BWV1071 Alison Balsom (trumpet), Jonathan Scott (organ)
Wolf Wiegenlied im Sommer; Mausfallen: Spruchlein: Mignon (Kennst du das Land)
Ailish Tynan (soprano). Simon Lepper (piano) Henze Five Scenes from the Snow Country Colin Currie (marimba)
Schubert Wandererfantasie in C, D760
Llyr Williams (piano) ,


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Presented By: Bach Ich
Unknown: Herr Jesu Christ
Unknown: Alison Balsom
Unknown: Jonathan Scott
Unknown: Wolf Wiegenlied
Soprano: Ailish Tynan
Soprano: Simon Lepper
Unknown: Colin Currie
Unknown: Schubert Wandererfantasie

: Performance on 3

London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Lorin Maazel
Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Schubert Symphony No 8 in 6 minor (Unfinished)
Bruckner Symphony No 8 in C minor


Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Is the internet a democratic outlet for free speech or a battleground for control and cultural domination? Philip Dodd and guests explore these ideas. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Aawwaii singer Faiz Ali Faiz 's Homage to
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, pianist Christopher O'Reilly 's arrangements of music by Radiohead, The Living Road by Lhasa, and medieval music and poetry from the Welsh duo Bragod. With Verity Sharp.


Singer: Faiz Ali Faiz
Pianist: Christopher O'Reilly
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Composer of the Week: Haydn

4/5. Court Politics. Donald Macleod explores Haydn's flair for diplomacy at the Esterhazy court. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Chopin Piano Sonata in C minor. Op 4; Polonaise in E flat minor, Op 26 No 2; Nocturne in F. Op 15 No 1; Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor
2.05 Goreckl Salve Sidus Polonorum 2.30 SweelinckToccata in G: Fantasia in G minor; Malle Sijman
2.35 Noskowski Symphony No 3 in F (From Spnng to Spring) 3.15 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor. Op 34
4.00 Daquin Rondeau : Le Coucou Biber Sonata Vioiino Solo Representativa 4.15 Frescobaldi Capriccio sopra la Bassa Fiamenga 4.20 Caimo Piangete Valli
Abbandonate e Sole Borodin, orch Sargent Notturno (String Quartet No 2 in D) 4.30 Strauss Auf stillem Waldespfad; An einsamer Queue: Intermezzo
(Stimmungsbilder. Op 9) 4.45 Scheidt In DulciJubilo
4.50 Martucci Noveletta. Op 82 No 2 5.00 HaapalainefOverture: Lemminkainen 5.05 Hamburger Among the Stars of Night 5.10 Byrd The Galliard Jig 5.15 WG James Australian Christmas Carols 5.25 Sibelius Masonic
Ritual Music. Op 113 5.45 Haydn Symphony No 49 in F minor (La Passione) 6.00 Mozart Church Sonata in C. K328 6.05 Uszt Ave Maria 6.10 Gershwin Lullaby
6.20 Sullivan Symphony in E (Irish)


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Daquin Rondeau
Unknown: Frescobaldi Capriccio
Unknown: Bassa Fiamenga
Unknown: Sargent Notturno
Unknown: Strauss Auf
Unknown: Martucci Noveletta.

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