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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Gesualdo 0 Tenebroso Giorno; Se Tu Fuggi , lo Non Resto; T'amo, Mia Vita ! Consort of Musick, director Anthony Rooley Richard Rodney Bennett Film music: Murder on the Orient Express Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Marcus Dods Francaix Divertissement for bassoon & string quintet Melos Ensemble
8.30-10.00: Rimsky-Korsakov, arr Lindberg Trombone Concerto in B flat Christian Lindberg , Tapiola Sinfonietta , conductor Osmo Vanska Bach Chaconne (Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1004) Oleg Kagan (violin)
Mozart La Nozze di Figaro , Act 2 Scenes 1 and 2 Soloists, Concerto Koln, conductor Rene Jacobs

Contributors

Presented By: Penny Gore
Unknown: Tu Fuggi
Unknown: Mia Vita
Director: Anthony Rooley Richard
Director: Rodney Bennett
Conductor: Marcus Dods
Unknown: Christian Lindberg
Conductor: Tapiola Sinfonietta
Violin: Oleg Kagan
Violin: Mozart La Nozze Di Figaro
Conductor: Rene Jacobs

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Tippett Symphony No 4 Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
10.33 Kodaly, arr Lakatos Kallo Double Dance Roby Lakatos (violin) and His Ensemble
10.42 Kodaly Missa Brevis Maria Gyurkovics , Edit Gancs and Timoa Cser (sopranos), Magda Tiszay (contralto), Endre Rosier (tenor), Gyorgy Littassy (bass), Budapest Choir, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Zoltan Kodaly
11.19 Brahms Variations on a theme by Joseph Haydn , Op 56b (St Anthony) Murray Perahia and Georg Solti (pianos)
11.41 Wagner Das Rheingold , Scene IV (close) Soloists, Vienna PO, conductor Georg Solti

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Georg Solti
Unknown: Lakatos Kallo
Violin: Roby Lakatos
Unknown: Maria Gyurkovics
Unknown: Edit Gancs
Sopranos: Timoa Cser
Sopranos: Magda Tiszay
Contralto: Endre Rosier
Tenor: Gyorgy Littassy
Conductor: Zoltan Kodaly
Unknown: Joseph Haydn
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Pianos: Georg Solti
Pianos: Wagner Das Rheingold
Conductor: Georg Solti

: Composer of the Week: Hovhaness

3/5. "My success is quite a surprise to me; for the first half of my life I was known as the composer who was never performed. I had no luck until the great conductor
Leopold Stokowski conducted one of my pieces and decided to champion my work." The 1950s marked the high tide of Alan Hovhaness 's success as a composer, in particular with works such as Mysterious Mountain, which was championed by Fritz Reiner. Today Donald Macleod recounts the story of this period. Upon Enchanted Ground, Op 90 No 1
Frank Hendrickx (flute), Yolanda Kondonassis (harp), Herwig Coryn (cello), Patrick de Smet (tam-tam) Symphony No 2, Op 132 (Mysterious Mountain) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
Symphony No 15, Op 199 (Silver Pilgrimage) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba
Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight

Contributors

Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Alan Hovhaness
Unknown: Fritz Reiner.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Flute: Frank Hendrickx
Flute: Yolanda Kondonassis
Cello: Herwig Coryn
Cello: Patrick de Smet
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Prague and Vienna
2/4. Presented by Petroc Trelawny from Belfast's Waterfront Hall. Lukas Vondracek (piano)
Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K330
Novak Songs of a Winter Night, Op 30 Smetana Rêves

Contributors

Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Piano: Lukas Vondracek

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Handley joins the BBC Concert Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall in London for a live edition of the programme.
Wagner Overture: Die Meistersingers
Rossini Introduction, Theme and Variations in B flat Martin Frost (clarinet)
Khachaturian Gayane (excerpts)
Malcolm Arnold , arr Lane Sea Shanties Thea Musqrave Wood , Metal Skin Colin Currie (percussion)
John Williams A selection of film music
Conductor Barry Wordsworth

Contributors

Clarinet: Khachaturian Gayane
Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: Thea Musqrave Wood
Unknown: John Williams
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: Making Tracks

Music from Peter and the Wolf, a playful pizzicato and an arrangement of the opening of Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra. Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson present musical discovery for younger listeners.

Contributors

Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Choral Evensong

Live from Lichfield Cathedral. Introit:
We Wait for Thy Loving Kindness, 0 God
(McKie). Responses: Paul Halley. Psaim:15,96
(Allbright, Ashfield). First Reading: Ecclesiasticus 3, vv17-24. Canticles: Dorchester Service (
Tarik O'Regan ). Second Reading: 1 Timothy 6, vvllb-16. Anthem: The Spirit of the Lord (Eigar). Final Hymn: Thy Hand, 0 God, Has Guided (Thornbury).
Organ Voluntary: Fete (Langlais). Organist and master of the choristers Philip Scriven. Assistant organist Alexander Mason.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Halley.
Unknown: Tarik O'Regan
Unknown: Philip Scriven.
Organist: Alexander Mason.

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news.

: Opera on 3

La Traviata
The second of this week's broadcasts from Welsh National Opera's debut season at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Nuccia
Focile and Peter Wedd star as the tragic lovers in this modern production of Verdi's timeless tale.
Welsh National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Carlo Rizzi.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Wedd
Conductor: Carlo Rizzi.
Violetta: Nuccia Focile(soprano)
Alfredo: Peter Wedd(tenor)
Giorgio Germont: Jonathan Summers(baritone)
Baron Douphol: Eddie Wade(baritone)
Flora: Amanda Baldwin(mezzo)
Marchese d'Obigny: Gareth Rhys-Davies(bass)
Doctor Grenvil: David Soar(bass)
Gastone Philip: Lloyd Holtam(tenor)
Annina: Sian Meinlr(mezzo)

: Night Waves

Historian Roy Foster talks to Philip Dodd about
Conquering England: Ireland in Victorian London a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Plus a look at some Nigerian hippo masks in the British Museum. Producer ZahidWarley

Contributors

Talks: Roy Foster
Unknown: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's selections include songs by Nick Drake and Tom Waits , taarab music from
Zanzibar, a rare xylophone recording made in Uganda, and Steve Reich 's Tokyo/Vermont Counterpoint for MIDI marimba.

Contributors

Unknown: Verity Sharp
Songs By: Nick Drake
Songs By: Tom Waits
Songs By: Steve Reich

: Composer of the Week: Ravel

4/5. Patrons and Slaves. Donald Macleod traces Ravel's sometimes troubled relationships with his patrons. Repeated from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Organ music by Schildt, Weckmann,
Georg Muffat , Bohm, Bach and Hempenius. 1.50 Palestrlna Lamentations for Holy Saturday 2.15 Luys de Narvaez Los Seys Libros del Delphin de Música 3.20 Beethoven Symphony No 7 (arr for winds) 3.55 Shostakovich Polka (The Age of Cold) 4.00 Chopin Polonaise in A flat, Op 53 (Eroica) 4.05 Dowland Prelude: Mrs Winter 's Jump
4.10 Purcell Sound Fame (Dioclesian, Act 4)
4.15 JCF Bach Trio in C 4.25 Haydn Sinfonia Concertante in B flat, H 1105 4.50 Nicolai Overture; The Merry Wives of Windsor 5.00 Slbellus Piano Sonatina, Op 67 No 1
5.05 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 2 in F, Op 51 5.15 Mozart Abendempfindung , K523 5.20 Crlpriano de Rore Fera
Gentil 5.25 Anon Piece 5.25 Vaughan Williams Romance
5.35 Gal Serenade, Op 46 (1st mvt) 5.40 Tavener Funeral Ikos 5.45 Schubert Impromptu in A flat, D899 No 4
5.50 H Andriessen Miroir de Peine 6.05 Brahms Four Songs for women's voices,Op 17 6.20 Barber Violin
Concerto, Op 14 6.45 Sullivan Overture in C(ln Memoriam)

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Georg Muffat
Unknown: Shostakovich Polka
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Unknown: Mrs Winter
Unknown: Bach Trio
Unknown: Mozart Abendempfindung








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