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: morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.008.30: Musorgsky, orch ShostakovichDawn on the Moscow River (Khovanshchina) Glazunov Chant du Menestrel CPE Bach Piano Sonata in G. Wq62 No 19
8.3010.00: J Strauss (son) Waltz: Artist's
Life, Op 316 Alkan Le Festin d'Esope, Op 39 No 12 Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan and Jonathan Swain. D Scarlatti Sonata in G. Kk455
Ralph Kirkpatrick (harpsichord)
10.05 Haydn Divertimento in F. H 15 London Wind Soloists
10.15 Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor Artur Rubinstein , Warsaw PO/Witold Rowicki
10.47 J Strauss (son) Die Fledermaus
(excerpts) Evi List and Lucia Popp (sopranos), Benno Kusche (baritone), Ivan Rebroff (bass/ falsetto), Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Carlos Kleiber
11.02 Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, Op 15 David Oistrakh (violin),
Sviatoslav Knushevitzsky (cello), Lev Oborin (piano)
11.38 Strauss Freundliche Vision; Hat gesagt-bleibt's nicht dabei: Traum durch die Dammerung: Schlechtes Wetter
Emma Bell (soprano), Andrew West (piano)
11.50 John Lewis England's Carol
Modern Jazz Quartet and Orchestra, conductor Gunther Schuller


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Harpsichord: Ralph Kirkpatrick
Harpsichord: Haydn Divertimento
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein
Sopranos: Lucia Popp
Baritone: Benno Kusche
Baritone: Ivan Rebroff
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Violin: David Oistrakh
Violin: Sviatoslav Knushevitzsky
Cello: Lev Oborin
Piano: Strauss Freundliche
Soprano: Emma Bell
Soprano: Andrew West
Conductor: Gunther Schuller

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

5/5. An Abrupt Finale. Donald Macleod sheds some light on why Nadezhda von Meek abruptly ceased to support Tchaikovsky after some 14 years of devoted allegiance.
None but the Lonely Heart Olga Borodina (mezzo). Larissa Gergieva (piano)
Voyevoda, Op 78 Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Suite: The Nutcracker London Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski The Queen of Spades, Act 3 Scene 3 Soloists, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston SO , conductor Seiji Ozawa
Repeated on Thursday 30 December at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Nadezhda von Meek
Unknown: Olga Borodina
Piano: Larissa Gergieva
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Conductor: Boston So
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Christmas around Europe: Scandinavia
Recorded last week at Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Monica Groop (mezzo), Rudolf Jansen (piano) Cornelius Christbaum; Die Hirten; Die Konige; Christkind
Wolf Schlafendes Jesuskind; Nun wandre
Maria Reger Marie Wiegenlied
Strauss Weinachtslied : Weinachtsgefuhl Grieg Children's Songs, Op 61 (excerpts) Sibelius Five Christmas Songs, Op 1


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.
Piano: Rudolf Jansen
Unknown: Maria Reger Marie Wiegenlied
Unknown: Strauss Weinachtslied

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Concert Orchestra
Cabaret duo Kit and the Widow bring their own brand of festive cheer with a concert recorded earlier this week at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. Usually. just two men and a piano, they've been let loose on the BBC Concert Orchestra and special guest, soprano
Catherine Bott. Conducted by John Wilson.


Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Soprano: Catherine Bott.
Conducted By: John Wilson.

: Jazz Legends

Julian Joseph selects some classic jazz masters on disc, and plays a little festive
Contribution On the piano. Producer Keith Loxam


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Made in Britain

5/10. The Passing Seasons
Tommy Pearson reveals how successive generations of 20th-century composers evoked the passing seasons in their music. And Mark Elder introduces a recording of Bax's early symphony Spring Fire by the RPO under Vernon Handley. Producer Leslie Pratt


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Introduces: Mark Elder
Unknown: Vernon Handley.
Producer: Leslie Pratt

: New Generation Artists

Presented by Verity Sharp.
Debussy Premiere Rapsodie Martin Frost (clarinet), Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano) Duparc L'invitation au Voyage; Chanson Triste; EIGgie; Le Manoir de Rosemonde
Andrew Kennedy (tenor), lain Burnside (piano) Durufie Prelude et Fugue surle Nom d'Alain Alison Balsom (trumpet). Jonathan Scott (organ)
Debussy Chansons de
Bilitis Christine Rice (mezzo). Roger Vignoles (piano) Naji Hakim Sonata Alison Balsom (trumpet), Jonathan Scott (organ)


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Clarinet: Simon Crawford-Phillips
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Unknown: Alison Balsom
Unknown: Jonathan Scott
Unknown: Bilitis Christine Rice
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Piano: Alison Balsom
Unknown: Jonathan Scott

: BBC Proms 2004

Beginning a series of highlights from last summer's Proms.
Humperdinck Hansel und Gretel
London Oratory School Chamber Choir. BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Jane Glover


Conductor: Jane Glover
Hansel: Jennifer Larmore (mezzo)
Gretel: Rebecca Evans (soprano)
Mother: Elizabeth Connell (soprano)
Witch: Jane Henschel (mezzo)
Father: Alan Opie (baritone)
Dew Fairy: Gillian Keith (soprano)
Sandman: Mary Nelson (soprano)

: Night Waves

Nicholas Hytner. artistic director of the Royal National Theatre, talks to Paul Allen.
Producer Kirsty Pope


Artistic: Nicholas Hytner.
Unknown: Paul Allen.
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Mixing It

Another chance to hear Mark Russell and Robert Sandall 's interview with innovative pop singer/songwriter PJ Harvey. ADDRESS: Mixing It, BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA email: mixing.it@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Songwriter: Pj Harvey.

: Jazz on 3

Anthony Braxton
Radical composer and instrumentalist Anthony Braxton 's first concert in the UK for 20 years, at the recent London Jazz Festival.
With Chris Dahlgren (bass), Satoshi Takeishi (drums), Mary Halvorson (guitar) and Taylor Ho Bynum (trumpet). Presented by Jez Nelson.


Unknown: Anthony Braxton
Unknown: Anthony Braxton
Bass: Chris Dahlgren
Bass: Satoshi Takeishi
Guitar: Mary Halvorson
Guitar: Taylor Ho Bynum
Presented By: Jez Nelson.

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Chopin Piano Sonata in B flat minor, Op 35: Fantasy in F minor. Op 49: Piano Sonata in B minor. Op 58 2.05 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks 2.30 Mozart Exsultate. Jubilate. K165
2.45 Mendelssohn Concerto in D minor for violin and piano 3.20 Daquin Rondeau : Le Colin-Maillard
3.20 Couperin Rondeau - Le Tic-Toc-Choc 3.25 DebussyImages 4.00 Trenet Noël Heyral, arr Rochon Le Noël de la Rue 4.05 Brusselmans Scenes Breugheliennes
4.20 Nielsen. arr Dyrst The Sky Is Vast and Grim 4.25G Gabrieli Canzon Pnmi Tom 4.30 Telemann Sonata In C minor 4.40 Howells Here Is the Little Door4.45 Pfcchi Toccata Sweelinck Hodie Chnstus Natus Est 4.50 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D. RV234 (L 'Inquietudine)
5.00 Telemann Overture in D: (Tafelmusik) 5.05 Harbison0 Magnum Mysterium Usinski Two Mazurkas in E flat
5.10 Hartmann Children and Grown-ups Joyfully around the Tree 5.15 Abel Symphony in D. Op 10 No 5
5.25 WG James Australian Christmas Carols
5.35 Schmetzer Sonata per Chiesa et Camera 5.40 Anon,arr Shoujounian The Lord's Prayer: Amen: Doxology
5.50 Liszt Harmonies du Soir (Transcendental Study
6.00 Nenov Christmas 6.35 Dupre Variations on Adeste Fideles 6.40 Reger Mana Wiegenlied. Op 76 No 52
Yon Gesu Bambino Leontovitch/Kountz. arr Cable Carol of the Bells: The Sleigh a la Russe
Torme/Berlln/Martin, arr Cable Christmas Medley


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Handel Music
Unknown: Mozart Exsultate.
Piano: Daquin Rondeau
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Unknown: Reger Mana Wiegenlied.
Unknown: Gesu Bambino

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