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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach, transcr Liszt Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV542 Artur Pizarro (piano) Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495 Hermann Baumann , St Paul Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Pinchas Zuckerman
Verdi Chorus of the Scottish Refugees (Macbeth, Act 4) Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti Boismortier Trio Sonata in E minor, Op 12 No 5 Passacaglia
8.30-10.00: Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor,
Op Wo 3 Pinchas Zuckerman (violin), Jacqueline du Pre (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Britten Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op 10 BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Presented By: Penny Gore
Piano: Artur Pizarro
Unknown: Hermann Baumann
Conductor: Pinchas Zuckerman
Conductor: Riccardo Muti Boismortier
Violin: Pinchas Zuckerman
Cello: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: CD Masters

Presented by Rob Cowan .
Ireland A London Overture
Liverpool PO, conductor Malcolm Sargent
10.15 Soler Keyboard Sonatas:
No 21 in C sharp minor; No 88 in D flat Rafael Puyana (harpsichord)
10.25 Tartini Violin Concerto in D minor Joseph Szigeti , orchestra conducted by Walter Goehr
10.40 Franck Piano Quintet in F minor
Leonard Pennario (piano), Jascha Heifetz and Israel Baker (violins), William Primrose (viola), Gregor Piatigorsky (cello)
11.13 Chapi Carceleras (Las Hijas del Zebedeo) Teresa Berganza (mezzo), English Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Enrique Garcia Asensio
11.20 Soler Keyboard Sonatas: No 87 in G minor; No 84 in D Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
11.30 Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat Frankfurt Opera Orchestra, conductor Walter Goehr


Presented By: Rob Cowan
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Harpsichord: Rafael Puyana
Unknown: Joseph Szigeti
Conducted By: Walter Goehr
Piano: Leonard Pennario
Piano: Jascha Heifetz
Violins: William Primrose
Cello: Gregor Piatigorsky
Cello: Chapi Carceleras
Unknown: Teresa Berganza
Conductor: Enrique Garcia Asensio
Conductor: Walter Goehr

: Composer of the Week: Puccini

4/5. America. Given its popularity now, it's hard to believe that when Puccini's opera Madama
Butterfly opened in February 1904, the audience positively hated it. Domestic tragedy followed when Puccini's wife Elvira wrongly accused a young servant girl of having a liaison with her husband. Publicly denounced and hounded, the girl committed suicide. Puccini was unable to write for eight months but he eventually produced La Fanciulla de/ West, an opera stylistically very different from anything he'd previously conceived. When it opened in New York it was a resounding success. Donald Macleod looks at this period of mixed fortunes for the composer.
Viene la Sera, Vogliatemi Bene (Madama Butterfly, Act 1) Renata Scotto (soprano), Placido Domingo (tenor), Philharmonia, conductor Lorin Maazel La Fanciulla del West, Act (excerpt) Francesco Memeo , Ernesto Gavazzi and Aldo Bottion
(tenors), Ernesto Panariello and Marco Chigari (baritones), Orazio Mori (bass), Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel Ch'il Bel Sogno di Doretta (La Rondine, Act 1)
Julia Varady (soprano), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti
La Rondine , Act 3 (end) Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Placido Domingo (tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Produced: La Fanciulla
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Vogliatemi Bene
Soprano: Renata Scotto
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: La Fanciulla
Unknown: Francesco Memeo
Unknown: Ernesto Gavazzi
Tenors: Aldo Bottion
Tenors: Ernesto Panariello
Tenors: Marco Chigari
Baritones: Orazio Mori
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Soprano: Julia Varady
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Conductor: La Rondine
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor: Lorin Maazel

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Spanish Rhythms
3/4. Chris de Souza presents another recital from St George's Bristol. Gould Piano Trio
Turina Piano Trio No 1, Op 35 Ravel Piano Trio


Unknown: Chris de Souza

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Louise Fryer.
Bernstein Overture: Candide
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Tippett A Child of Our Time Simon Barker (treble), Susan Gritton (soprano), Jane Irwin (mezzo),
Christopher Gillet (tenor), Neal Davies (baritone), Leeds Festival Chorus, conductor Simon Wright Shostakovich Film score: A Girl Alone (excerpts) Conductor Vassily Sinaisky


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Unknown: Simon Barker
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Soprano: Jane Irwin
Tenor: Christopher Gillet
Tenor: Neal Davies
Conductor: Simon Wright
Conductor: Shostakovich Film
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: Making Tracks

Today's musical discovery for younger listeners includes the biggest symphony ever and a small one; a snowstorm; and a reluctant hero with a lot of jobs to do. Presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Another chance to hear Brian Kay in conversation with composer, arranger and record producer Philip Lane. He talks about his work, his influences, and his contribution to the revival of interest in light music.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Philip Lane.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Nelson Goerner (piano), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Recorded at the Lighthouse, Poole, Dorset. Presented by Verity Sharp.
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor
Shostakovich Symphony No 8


Piano: Nelson Goerner
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Night Waves

James Aitkens was born in Edinburgh in 1752, one of 12 children. He trained as a house painter but became an impassioned and violent supporter of the American Revolution: he tried to burn down Portsmouth Dockyard in December 1776 and started fires in Bristol. Scare stories gripped the nation, and George III offered a reward for his capture. Historian Jessica Warner tells China Mieville the story of John the Painter: the First Modern Terrorist. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: James Aitkens
Unknown: George Iii
Unknown: Jessica Warner
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Late Junction

Shaheera Asante introduces music from the Kronos Quartet's new project Mugham Sayagi , a live performance from the Temple of Sound, and the sound of black Louisiana with Zydeco Joe.


Introduces: Shaheera Asante
Unknown: Mugham Sayagi
Unknown: Zydeco Joe.

: Composers of the Week: The Minimalists

5/5. John Adams. The early works of one of the most popular contemporary composers are surveyed by Donald Macleod. Repeated from Friday at 12 noon


Unknown: John Adams.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Borodin Overture:
Prince Igor Kabalevsky Suite: The Comedians Nemeth-Samorinsky Birch Trees Bacewicz Concerto for strings 2.05 Brahms Horn Trio in E flat, Op 40 2.30 Lipatti Concertino en Style Ancien, Op 3 3.50 Bach Cantata No 147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben 3.20 Wiedermann Notturno in Csharp
3.30 Poulenc Litanies a la Merge Noire 3.40 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) 4.05 Sibelius Esquisses , Op 114 4.15 Rosenmiiller Sinfonia Quinta
4.25 Bach, arr Hethford Jesu , Joy of Man's Desiring
4.30 Monteverdi, arr Schiitz Culdene Haare
4.30 Tchaikovsky Polonaise (Eugene Onegin )
4.35 Gershwin, arr Lundin Summertime: I Loves You,
Porgy; My Man's Gone Now (Porgy and Bess) 4.50 Haydn Overture: L' Isola Disabitata 5.00 Weber Andante and Rondo Ungarese in C minor, Op 35 5.10 Bruckner Libera Me
5.15 Zlatlc Three Symphonic Dances 5.25 Tartini Violin Concerto in D minor 5.40 Moscheles Rondo Brillant in A, Op 85 (La Caite) 5.50 Schubert Meeres Stille , D216
5.55 Auber Guoracha (La Muette de Portici: Ballet Music No 1) 6.00 A Thomas Elle Ne Croyait Pas (Mignon)
6.05 Grieg Lyric Pieces (excerpts) 6.20 Bach, orch Webern Ricercata (Musical Offering, BWV1079)
6.30 Oskar Lindberg Piano Quartet


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Prince Igor Kabalevsky
Unknown: Wiedermann Notturno
Unknown: Sibelius Esquisses
Unknown: Rosenmiiller Sinfonia Quinta
Unknown: Hethford Jesu
Unknown: Schiitz Culdene Haare
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Polonaise
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Unknown: Weber Andante
Unknown: Bruckner Libera
Unknown: Schubert Meeres Stille
Unknown: Thomas Elle
Unknown: Webern Ricercata
Piano: Oskar Lindberg

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