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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Debussy Danseuses de Delphes (Preludes, Book 1) Robert Casadesus Mozart
Zeffiretti Lusinghieri (Idomeneo, Act 3) Natalie Dessay (soprano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Louis Langree Dukas Poème Danse (La Peri) Lille National Orchestra/Jean-Claude Casadesus Beethoven Piano Sonata in Fsharp, Op 78 Robert Casadesus
Lassus Lamentations of Jeremiah (excerpt) Orlando Vocal Ensemble/Laurent Gendre
8.30-10.00: Mozart Violin Sonata in B flat, K454 Fabio Biondi , Olga Tverskaya (period piano) Lassus Stabat Mater
Currende, director Erik van Nevel
Bach Concerto in D minor, BWV1063 Robert , Gaby and Jean-Claude Casadesus (pianos), Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Robert Casadesus Mozart
Unknown: Zeffiretti Lusinghieri
Soprano: Natalie Dessay
Piano: Claude Casadesus Beethoven
Unknown: Fabio Biondi
Unknown: Olga Tverskaya
Unknown: Bwv1063 Robert
Pianos: Jean-Claude Casadesus

: CD Masters

Presented by Rob Cowan.
Saint-Saens Havanaise Louis Kaufman (violin), Netherlands PO , conductor Mauritz van den Berg
10.10 Mendelssohn Songs without Words, Op 85 No 4; Op 62 No 6; Op 67 No 5 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
10.15 Bach Toccata , Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564 Hans Fagius (organ)
10.30 Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast)
Czech PO , conductor Rafael Kubelik
10.45 Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Op 35 No 1 Arthur Loesser (piano)
10.55 Couperin Premi ère Lecon de Te'nebres pourle Mercredi Saint Sophie Daneman (soprano), Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie
11.10 Still Pastorella Louis Kaufman (violin), Columbia SO, conductor Bernard Herrmann Danza de Panama No 3 Kaufman Quartet
11.25 Ravel Sheherazade Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano), BBCSO, conductor Pierre Boulez
11.40 Milhaud Concert de Printemps French National Orchestra, director Louis Kaufman (violin)
11.55 Max Steiner Belle Watling and Melanie (Gone with the Wind)
MGM Orchestra conducted by the composer


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Violin: Louis Kaufman
Conductor: Netherlands Po
Conductor: Mauritz van Den Berg
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Piano: Bach Toccata
Unknown: Hans Fagius
Conductor: Czech Po
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Piano: Arthur Loesser
Piano: Couperin Premi
Soprano: Sophie Daneman
Conductor: William Christie
Violin: Pastorella Louis Kaufman
Conductor: Bernard Herrmann
Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrom
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Violin: Louis Kaufman
Violin: Max Steiner

: Composer of the Week: Elgar

5/5. The Enigmatic Man
Donald Macleod asks, who was the real Elgar? Owls (Four Choral Songs, Op 53)
Finzi Singers, conductor Paul Spicer
The Torch, Op 60 No 1 Neil Mackie (tenor), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Symphony No 2 in E flat (3rd mvt) LSO, conductor Adrian Boult
The Music Makers Felicity Palmer (contralto), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Paul Spicer
Tenor: Neil MacKie
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Contralto: Felicity Palmer
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Celebrating Mozart
4/4. From LSO St Luke's, London. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Lawrence Power (viola), Skampa Quartet Mozart String Quintet in B flat, K174; String Quintet in G minor, K516


Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: A Passion for Radio

According to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, the death of Yeshua from Nazareth was good news. Ever since, the story of those final 24 hours has inspired some of the finest art and music of the last 2,000 years. A harmonisation by Antony Pitts of the four Gospel narratives, interleaved with commentary and interviews from Jerusalem, London and Manchester by Christopher Cook , Geoffrey Smith , Jeremy Summerly and Alan Walker.
Tradition: This Is My Body....
2.30 Betrayal: Before the Cock Crows....
3.00 Justice: It Is as You Say....
3.30 Execution: It Is Finished Revised


Unknown: Antony Pitts
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Alan Walker.

: Jazz Legends

Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Star Big Band
Julian Joseph in conversation with two illustrious members of the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Star Big Band: electric bassist John Lee , and trombonist, arranger and educator Slide Hampton.


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Bassist: John Lee
Unknown: Slide Hampton.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Presented by Paul Guinery , live at London's Barbican Hall.
Thomas Randle (tenor: Evangelist), (baritone:
Christus), Rebecca Evans (soprano), William Towers (countertenor), Barry Banks (tenor), Christopher Purves
Stephen Varcoe (baritone), BBC Singers, Finchley Children's Music Group, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox Bach St Matthew Passion, BWV244, Part 1
7.20 Interval: Belief 5/5. Joan Bakewell asks Michael Symmons Roberts , winner of the 2004 Whitbread Poetry Award, about what he believes and why. Producer Norman Winter
7.45 Bach St Matthew Passion, Part 2


Presented By: Paul Guinery
Tenor: Thomas Randle
Soprano: Rebecca Evans
Soprano: William Towers
Tenor: Barry Banks
Tenor: Christopher Purves
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Michael Symmons Roberts
Producer: Norman Winter

: Night Waves

Another chance to hear novelist Ian McEwan , author of Enduring Love, Atonement and Saturday, in conversation with Paul Allen about his career to date.


Unknown: Ian McEwan
Unknown: Paul Allen

: The Seven Last Words

Easter At King's
From King's College Chapel, Cambridge, one of Haydn's most intense chamber works, composed originally for orchestra but performed here in the composer's own version for string guartet. The seven descriptive slow movements are preceded by an overture and followed by a dramatic finale, representing the earthguake. With readings from the Gospels by the Dean of King's College, the Rev Ian Thompson. Presented by Louise Fryer. Salomon Quartet
Haydn Seven Last Words, Op 51


Unknown: Ian Thompson.
Presented By: Louise Fryer.

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a live recording of the powerhouse British jazz-rock band Partisans, playing music from their new album. Plus an interview with George Cole about his recent book on Miles Davis 's music after 1980: was this a period of sell-out or artistic success for Davis?


Unknown: Jez Nelson
Unknown: George Cole
Unknown: Miles Davis

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Gounod Mors et Vita 3.20
Schumann Davidsbundlertanze , Op 6 3.50 Schlckhardt Flute Sonata in C 4.00 Moniuszko String Quartet No 1 in D minor
4.15 Crusell Cold Hands, Warm Heart 4.20 Mendelssohn String Symphony No 10 in B minor 4.30 Vivaldi Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera, RV630 4.35 Handel Sonata in G minor, HWV390a 4.45 Crusell Introduction and Variations on a Swedish Drinking Song, Op 12 5.00 Gounod Mab, Reine des Mensonges (Romeo et Juliette) Doppler The Forest Bird, Op 21 5.10 Debussy La Cathédrale Engloutie (Preludes, Book 1) 5.15 Poulenc Sept Chansons
5.25 Moszkowskl Romance sans Paroles 5.30 WF Bach Sinfonie F (Dissonance) 5.40 Stainov The Secret of the Struma River 5.50 Zeljenka Capriccio 5.55 Glazunov
When Your Eyes, Op 59 No 3 6.00 Balakirev Overture on Russian Themes 6.05 Nielsen Flute Concerto
6.25 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050
6.45 Moniuszko Overture: Paria


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
Unknown: Vivaldi Nulla
Unknown: Handel Sonata
Unknown: Zeljenka Capriccio
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg

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