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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Saint-Saens Danse Macabre
Gil Shaham (violin), Jonathan Feldman (piano) Molter Trumpet Concerto No 1 in D
Hakan Hardenberger , London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Elgar Howarth Korngold Overture to a Drama, Op 4
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
8.30-10.00: Bridge The Sea Royal Liverpool PO, conductor Charles Groves Telemann Suite in G (Burlesque de Quixotte) Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, director Gottfried von der Goltz Schulhoff Hot Music Kathryn Stott (piano)


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Saint-Saens Danse MacAbre
Violin: Gil Shaham
Violin: Jonathan Feldman
Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Director: Gottfried von Der Goltz
Piano: Kathryn Stott

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Shostakovich Viola Sonata, Op 147
Yuri Bashmet , Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
10.39 Bach Cantata No 82: Ich habe genug
Hans Hotter (baritone), Sidney Sutcliffe (oboe), Philharmonia, conductor Anthony Bernard
11.07 Shostakovich Three Violin Duets
Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman (violins), Samuel Sanders (piano) 11.15 Gounod Danse Antique; Variations de
Cleopatre; Les Troyens (Ballet music: Faust)
Philharmonia, conductor Herbert von Karajan
11.23 Bax Quintet Leon Goossens (oboe), International Quartet
11.41 Lortzing Lebe wohl, mein flandrisch' Madchen (Der Evangelimann, Act 3)
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor), Berlin Deutsche Oper Choir, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, conductor Berislav Klobucar
11.47 Shostakovich Piano Trio, No I Op 8 Moscow Trio


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Yuri Bashmet
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Baritone: Sidney Sutcliffe
Conductor: Anthony Bernard
Unknown: Itzhak Perlman
Violins: Pinchas Zukerman
Piano: Samuel Sanders
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Oboe: Leon Goossens
Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich
Conductor: Berislav Klobucar

: Composer of the Week: Verdi

Five First Nights
4/5. Cairo: Sunday 24 December 1871
Two years on from the opening of the Suez Canal, Verdi's Aida, set in ancient Egypt, was premiered at the Cairo Opera House. Donald Macleod presents excerpts featuring:
Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Aida: Cristina Gallardo-Domas(soprano)
Amneris: Olga Borodina(mezzo)
Radames: Vincenzo La Scola(tenor)
Amonasro: Thomas Hampson(baritone)
Egyptian King: Laszlo Polgar(bass)
High Priest Ramfis: Matti Salminen(bass)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Michael Tippett Centenary
3/4. Another concert from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Presented by Chris de Souza.
James Gilchrist (tenor), Craig Ogden (guitar) Tippett Songs for Achilles; The Blue Guitar Alexander Goehr Arianna Abandonata


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Presented By: Chris de Souza.
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Tenor: Craig Ogden

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
John Tomlinson (bass), conductor Edward Downes
A concert given at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester last year. Presented by Louise Fryer. Brahms Symphony No I in C minor Wagner Overture: Tannhauser;
Fliedermonolog (Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg); The Ride of the Valkyries; Wotan's Farewell and Magic Fire Music (Die Walkure)


Bass: John Tomlinson
Conductor: Edward Downes
Presented By: Louise Fryer.

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson present a joke for a motorcycle and orchestra, music from
Brazilandthefinaleof Carnival of the Animals in today's instalment for younger listeners.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay takes a Piccolo Flight with Robert Farnon , a Morning Promenade and Evening
Stroll with Ronald Hanmer , a Rendezvous with Wilhelm Aletter and the London Salon
Ensemble, and a medley of melodies by Lionel Monckton , arranged by Stanford Robinson.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Robert Farnon
Unknown: Ronald Hanmer
Unknown: Wilhelm Aletter
Unknown: Lionel Monckton
Arranged By: Stanford Robinson.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, interviews with major players in the arts world, and an update of arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Michael Tippett Centenary
Live from the Barbican Centre, London. Presented by Christopher Cook.
It was while listening to a performance of Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto that Tippett was inspired to compose his own concerto. Lang Lang (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Tippett Suite in D (A Birthday Suite for Prince Charles); Piano Concerto
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Tippett and Junq David Clarke , the author of several books on Michael Tippett , considers the influence of the writings of psychologist Carl Jung on the composer's life and music.
8.40 Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Piano: Lang Lang
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Tippett Suite
Conductor: Junq David Clarke
Unknown: Michael Tippett
Unknown: Carl Jung

: Night Waves

Cultural commentator Bryan Appleyard explains our obsession with aliens to China Mieville.
Producer Kirsty Pope


Commentator: Bryan Appleyard
Unknown: China Mieville.
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces music by saxophonist lain Ballamy, electronics duo Autechre, blues guitarist Blind Willie Johnson and the mandolin playing of U Srinivas from his album of South Indian music. Rama Sreerama.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Guitarist: Blind Willie Johnson
Unknown: U Srinivas
Music: Rama Sreerama.

: Composer of the Week: Hovhaness

5/5. Around 1971 Alan Hovhaness entered the final period of his compositional life with a diverse range of work articulating his concern for environmental issues and a desire for spiritual enlightenment. Donald Macleod concludes his series on this idiosyncratic American composer with a look at some of these late works.
And God Created Great Whales, Op 229 No I; Symphony No 22 (City of Light);
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam , Op 282
A Rose Tree Blossoms Repeated from Friday at 12 noon


Unknown: Alan Hovhaness
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Omar Khayyam

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Dvorak Czech Suite, Op 39 Schumann
Symphony No 2 in C (BBC Proms 2004) 2.00 Rota Trio for clarinet, bassoon and piano 2.15 Szymanowski Métopes, Op 29 2.30 Mendelssohn Scherzo (Piano Trio Nolin in D minor, Op 49) 2.35 Nlcolai Mass in D 3.05 Bach French Suite No 6 in E, BWV817 3.25 Biber Scordatura Sonata
3.40 Kraus Symphony in C minor (Symphonie Funebre)
4.00 Mozart Piano Sonata in F K332 4.15 Lassus
Magnificat Aurora Lucis Rutilat 4.20 Telemann Trio in F for recorder and viola da gamba (Essercizii Musici)
4.30 Handel Arrival of the Queen ofSheba (Solomon) L SorKocevIc, arr Matuclc Symphony No 3 in D
4.40 Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E, Op 54 4.50 Musorgsky, orch Rimsky-Korsakov Dance of the Persian Slaves (Khovanshchina) 5.00 Litolff Scherzo (Concerto
Symphonique No 4) 5.05 Haydn Hungarian National March, H VIII 4; Prince of Wales's March, H VIII 3
5.10 Mozart Vedrai , Carino (Don Giovanni )
5.15 Stenhammar Fantasia in B minor, Op 11 No 3
5.20 Monluszko Song at Dusk 5.25 Jardanyi Fantasyand Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song 5.40 Bartok Ten Easy Pieces 5.55 Moniuszko Overture: Verbum Nobile
6.00 P Moss In a Spring Mood 6.10 Contant L'Aurore
6.20 Vivaldi Concerto in A minor for two violins, RV522
6.35 Dohnanyi Variations on a Nursery Song, Op 25


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Kraus Symphony
Unknown: Mozart Vedrai
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Stenhammar Fantasia

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