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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Beethoven Overture: The
Consecration of the House Zurich Tonhalle
Orchestra, conductor David Zinman Handel , arr Halvorsen Passacaglia in G minor
Nigel Kennedy (violin), Lynn Harrell (cello) Pergolesl Salve Regina in C minor Ruth Ziesak (soprano), La Stagione, conductor Michael Schneider
8.30-10.00: Schubert Viola , D 786
Ian Bostridge (tenor), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) Walton Viola Concerto Nigel Kennedy , LSO, conductor Andre Previn Mozart Martern aller Arten (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, Act 2) Luba Orgonasova (soprano), English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner

Contributors

Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: David Zinman Handel
Unknown: Halvorsen Passacaglia
Violin: Nigel Kennedy
Violin: Lynn Harrell
Cello: Pergolesl Salve Regina
Soprano: Ruth Ziesak
Conductor: Michael Schneider
Conductor: Schubert Viola
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Tenor: Leif Ove Andsnes
Piano: Walton Viola
Unknown: Nigel Kennedy
Conductor: Martern Aller
Soprano: Luba Orgonasova
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila LSO, conductor Georg Solti
10.07 Kodaly Budavari Te Deum Soloists, Hungarian Radio and Television Chorus, Budapest SO, conductor Janos Ferencsik
10.31 Vauqhan Williams Scherzo Nash Ensemble
10.39 Elqar Symphony No 2 in E flat London
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
11.32 Roussel Segovia , Op 29 Julian Bream (guitar)
11.36 Kodaly Ode to Liszt Hungarian Radio and Television Chorus, conductor Janos Ferencsik
11.45 Liszt Prelude and Fugue on BACH Marie-Claire Alain (organ)

Contributors

Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Kodaly Budavari
Conductor: Janos Ferencsik
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Roussel Segovia
Conductor: Janos Ferencsik
Unknown: Marie-Claire Alain

: Composer of the Week: Hovhaness

4/5. During the 1960s Alan Hovhaness immersed himself in the music and culture of the Far East, developing a personal amalgamation of occidental and oriental traditions. Donald Macleod surveys the work of this period. Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints, Op 211
Heather Corbett (xylophone), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ken Young Distant Lake of Sighs Ara Berberian (bass), Alan Hovhaness (piano)
The Holy City, Op 218 BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba
Suite (String Quartet No 2, Op 147) Shanghai Quartet
Meditation on Zeami, Op 207 BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Douglas Bostock Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Hovhaness
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Heather Corbett
Piano: Alan Hovhaness
Conductor: Douglas Bostock

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Prague and Vienna
3/4. Presented by Petroc Trelawny from Belfast's Waterfront Hall.
James Gilchrist (tenor), Julius Drake (piano) Beethovan An die ferne Geliebte, Op 89 Schumann Dichterliebe, Op 48

Contributors

Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Tenor: Julius Drake

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Presented by Martin Handley.
Britten Film music: Love from a Stranger Conductor Jac van Steen
Bach, orch Sargent Air on a G String (Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068) Conductor Leonard Slatkin
Elgar The Wand of Youth: Suite No 2 Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Lutyens Film music: The Skull Conductor Jac van Steen
Bach, compiled and orch Henry Wood Suite No 6 Conductor Leonard Slatkin
R Rodney Bennett Film music: The Return of the Soldier Conductor Jac Van Steen

Contributors

Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Lutyens Film
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Rodney Bennett Film
Conductor: Jac van Steen

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson present some tricky recorder music, a beautiful harpsichord work, and strange music from America, in today's installment for younger listeners.

Contributors

Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Robert Farnon and his alter ego Ole Jensen both appear today, alongside music by David Rose , Leroy Anderson , Sousa (arranged by Gordon Langford ), Len Stevens , and Wessex Suite by Percy Whitlock. And the Scarborough Spa
Orchestra play a medley from Bizet's Carmen.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Farnon
Unknown: Ole Jensen
Music By: David Rose
Music By: Leroy Anderson
Arranged By: Gordon Langford
Arranged By: Len Stevens
Unknown: Percy Whitlock.

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news.

: Performance on 3

The last in the short series of concerts by the San Francisco Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas. Presented by Geoffrey Smith who also talks to two West Coast music critics, Joshua Kosman and Mark Swed , about the orchestra. Julia Fischer (violin),
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Lukas Foss Phorion (Baroque Variations III) Sibelius Violin Concerto
Copland Symphony No 3

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Tilson
Presented By: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Joshua Kosman
Unknown: Mark Swed
Violin: Julia Fischer
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Lukas Foss Phorion

: Night Waves: Landmarks

Paul Allen and guests discuss David Mamet 's
Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross. And today's African artefacts from the British
Museum are some salt cellers from Benin City in Nigeria. Producer Kirsty Pope

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: David Mamet
Unknown: Glengarry Glen Ross.
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: The Wire: The Tragical Comedy orComical Tragedy of Mr Punch

Adapted by Neil Gaiman from the graphic novel by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean. A small boy goes to stay with his grandparents in Southsea. When Swatchell, a Punch and Judy professor, sets up his booth on the seafront, the boy is fascinated by the story played out by these strange, violent, wooden puppets - particularly when they start to mirror events in his own family's life.
Music by Dave McKean and Ashley Slater Director Lu Kemp

Contributors

Adapted By: Neil Gaiman
Novel By: Neil Gaiman
Novel By: Dave McKean.
Music By: Dave McKean
Director: Lu Kemp
Narrator: Richard Dillane
Swatchell: Alexander Morton
Grandfather: Hugh Dickson
Morton: Karl Johnson
Boy: Jonathan Bee
Mermaid: Rachel Atkins
Grandmother: Susan Jameson
Father: Stuart McLoughlin
Mr Punch: Geoff Felix
Sister: Frankie Dean

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp plays Congolese rumba from Wendo Kolosoy , traditional song from Chad and Burundi, and Cadenza and Coda for cello, orchestra and tape by Russian composer Iraida Yusupova.

Contributors

Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Wendo Kolosoy
Unknown: Iraida Yusupova.

: Composer of the Week: Ravel

5/5. Composers. Donald Macleod looks at Ravel in the context of his peers in the profession. Repeated from Friday at 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien , Op 45
Haydn Symphony No 60 in C (II Distratto) Wagner Prelude; Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde) 2.00 Shostakovich Violin Sonata, Op 134 2.30 Szymanowski Six Kurpian Songs
2.50 Stants String Quartet No 2 3.00 Vermeulen La Veille 3.15 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13
(Pathétique) 3.30 Bach Chaconne (Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1004) (arr for guitar) 3.45 Mendelssohn Overture:
Calm Sea and a Prosperous Voyage 4.00 Biber Sonata No 1 (Sonatae Tam Aris Ouam Aulis Servientes)
4.05 Hellendaal Cello Sonata in G, Op 5 No 8 4.15 Anon A Florence la Joyose Cite 4.20 Chopin Preludes, Op 28: No 11 in B; No 12 in G sharp minor; No 13 in F sharp; No 14 in E flat minor; No 15 in D flat 4.30 Rangstrom Violin Suite No 2 4.40 Bacewicz Suite for chamber orchestra
4.50 Eccles Double Bass Sonata in G minor
5.00 Chambonnieres Pavane in D minor (Entretien des Dieux) 5.05 Cipriano de Rore Convien Ch'Ovunque Sia; Da le Belle Contrade d'Oriente 5.15 Sibelius Piano
Sonatina, Op 6 No 3 5.20 Lisinski Porin 's Aria (Porin)
5.35 Honegger Pastorale d'Ete 5.45 Faure Nocturne in E flat minor, Op 33 No 15.50 Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K4216.20 Gilson Suite Nocturne d'apres Aloysius Bertrand 6.35 Poulenc Suite: Les Biches

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
Unknown: Lisinski Porin
Unknown: Aloysius Bertrand








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