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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.008.30: Schmelzer Sonata a 5 per Camera al Giorno delle Correggie Tafelmusik. director Jeanne Lamon J Strauss (son) Waltz: Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op 325 New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein Debussy Voiles; Le Vent dans la Plaine; Les Collines d'Anacapri (Preludes, Book 1) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
8.3010.00: Copland Rodeo Baltimore SO, conductor David Zinman Rameau Les Niais de Sologne Sophie Yates (harpsichord) Uszt Les Préludes Berlin RSO , conductor Ferenc Fricsay


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Schmelzer Sonata
Unknown: Correggie Tafelmusik.
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Berlin Rso
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain and Rob Cowan. Ponchielli Dance of the Hours (La Gioconda) Philharmonia. conductor Herbert von Karajan
10.12 Nardini Violin Sonata in D
Arthur Grumiaux , Istvan Hajdu (piano)
10.29 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A Vienna PO, conductor Carlos Kleiber
11.11 Mendelssohn Variations Sérieuses. Op 54 Eric Heidsieck (piano)
11.25 Benjamin Britten Offertorium and Sanctus (War Requiem) Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor),
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Simon Preston (organ), Bach Choir , Highgate School Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by the composer
11.47 Caplrola RicercarXIII Konrad Ragossnig (lute)
11.51 Musorgsky The Magpie; Night Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano). London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch


Presented By: Jonathan Swain
Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Arthur Grumiaux
Piano: Istvan Hajdu
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Piano: Eric Heidsieck
Soprano: Galina Vishnevskaya
Soprano: Peter Pears
Tenor: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Baritone: Simon Preston
Unknown: Bach Choir
Unknown: Caplrola Ricercarxiii
Unknown: Konrad Ragossnig
Soprano: Galina Vishnevskaya
Conductor: Igor Markevitch

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

4/5. Recovery. Donald Macleod charts the events surrounding the composition of Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony, which he dedicated to his patron Nadezhda von Meek. Sweet Dreams (Album for the Young, Op 39) Luba Edlina (piano)
Symphony No 4 in F minor (1st mvt) Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
Ballet Suite: The Sleeping Beauty Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich
Souvenir de Florence , Op 70 (2nd mvt) Raphael Ensemble
Repeated on Wednesday 29 December at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Nadezhda von Meek.
Piano: Luba Edlina
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
Conductor: Souvenir de Florence

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Christmas around Europe:
Austro-Germany Sean Rafferty presents a selection of seasonal works from Austro-Germany, recorded last week at London's Wigmore Hall. Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano), Nash Ensemble
J Strauss (son), arr Schoenberg Waltz: Roses from the South, Op 388
Schubert German Dances
Schoenberg Weinachtsmusik
Mendelssohn Christmas Pieces, Op 72 (Kinderstucke)
J Strauss (son), arr Berg Waltz : Wine, Women and Song. Op 333


Unknown: Austro-Germany Sean Rafferty
Piano: Simon Crawford-Phillips
Unknown: Schoenberg Weinachtsmusik
Unknown: J Strauss
Unknown: Berg Waltz

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Warwick Thompson. Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Tchaikovsky The Snow Maiden Conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat
(Emperor) Howard Shelley , conductor Josep Caballe-Domenech
Rlmsky-Korsakov Suite: Sheherazade Conductor Rumon Gamba


Presented By: Warwick Thompson.
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Howard Shelley
Conductor: Josep Caballe-Domenech
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A programme of seasonal music, and another chance to hear Brian Kay in conversation with composer and conductor John Rutter.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Conductor: John Rutter.

: Made in Britain

4/10. The Pity of War
Tommy Pearson reflects on the huge loss that the two World Wars inflicted on British musical life. Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: New Generation Artists

Presensed by Verity Sharp.
Schumann Frauenliebe und -leben, Op 42
Ailish Tynan (soprano), Simon Lepper (piano) Carlos Miranda Del Amor Insomne Noche
Lucy Wakeford (harp), Colin Currie (marimba), Galliard Ensemble
Judith Weir Scotch Minstrelsy
Andrew Kennedy (tenor), lain Burnside (piano)


Unknown: Verity Sharp.
Soprano: Ailish Tynan
Soprano: Simon Lepper
Piano: Carlos Miranda Del
Harp: Lucy Wakeford
Harp: Colin Currie

: Performance on 3

The Creation
Live from the newly opened arts centre for the North East. the Sage in Gateshead. Presented by Martin Handley.
Kosemary Joshua (soprano), Thomas Walker (tenor), Michael George (bass-baritone), Sinfonia Chorus , Northern Sinfonia, conductor Thomas Zehetmair Haydn The Creation, Part 1


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Soprano: Kosemary Joshua
Soprano: Thomas Walker
Tenor: Michael George
Bass-Baritone: Sinfonia Chorus
Conductor: Thomas Zehetmair

: Twenty Minutes: The Sage

The Sage aspires to be a concert hall of an international standing. Martin Handley finds out who'll be using it and what they'll be doing.


Unknown: Martin Handley

: Haydn

The Creation, Parts 2 and 3 Haydn's Creation from the Sage is on BBC4 at 1.05am tomorrow, repeated on Christmas Day at 7pm

: Night Waves

Mary Allen presents another edition of the arts and ideas programme. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Mary Allen
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Late Junction

A traditional Peruvian Christmas song by Susana Baca ; an idiosyncratic look at the new year from Ron Geesin ; and a final listen to the best of the year's releases, including On the Transmigration of Souls by John Adams. Presented by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Susana Baca
Unknown: Ron Geesin
Unknown: John Adams.
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Composer of the Week: Haydn

5/5. Broadening Horizons. Donald Macleod 's survey of Haydn's early career ends with a look at the composer's first steps towards the fame and celebrity that would crown his final years. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor. Op 23: Nocturne in C minor. Op 48 No 1; Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38:
Mazurkas: in A minor, Op 17 No 4: in D, Op 33 No 2: in B flat minor. Op 24 No 4; Ballade No 3 in A flat. Op 47; Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante. Op 22: Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52 2.05 Handel Dixit Dominus 2.40 Prokoflev Cinderella: Suite No 1
3.10 Poulenc Concert Champêtre 3.35 Rameau,ed Sawkins Suite: Castor et Pollux 4.00 Zemlinsky Heilige Nacht. Op 2 No 2 4.05 Rossini Introduction.
Theme and Vanations in B flat 4.15 Hummel Rondo in 8 minor. Op 109 4.25 Hartmann. arr Gunther andTeuber Blooming like a Rose Garden 4.30 Strauss Traumerei. Op 9 No 4; Heidebild Op 9 No 5
4.40 CalHano Sonata in C 4.50 Monluszko Polonaise in A
5.00 Wagner Overture: Rienzi 5.10 Nielsen Reason to Wonder 5.15 Telemann Trio in B flat for recorder and harpsichord (Essercizii Musici) 5.25 WG James
Australian Christmas Carols. Set 2 5.35 Vieme Clair de Lune, Op 53 5.45 TB Larsen Three Rosettes
6.00 Berlioz Overture: Les Franc-luges 6.10 HermannAmbrosius Suite 6.20 J Strauss (son) Persian March. Op 289 6.25 Cornelius, arr Atkins Three Kings from Persian Lands Afar Khacadour, Vartabed of Daron, arr Shoujounlan You Are a Profound Mystery
6.30 Salnt-Saens Piano Concerto No 5 in F (Egyptian)


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Grande Polonaise Brillante.
Unknown: Handel Dixit
Unknown: Zemlinsky Heilige Nacht.
Unknown: Hummel Rondo
Unknown: Teuber Blooming
Unknown: Strauss Traumerei.
Unknown: Monluszko Polonaise
Unknown: Hermannambrosius Suite

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