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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie , Op 61 Richard Goode (piano) Mendelssohn Incidental music: A Midsummer Night's Dream
(excerpts) Heather Harper (soprano), Janet Baker (mezzo), Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer
8.30-10.00: Handel Keyboard Suite No 1 in B flat, HWV434 (Set 2) Andras Schiff (piano)
Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony) Bavarian RSO, conductor
Colin Davis Ellington/Strayhorn Such Sweet
Thunder (excerpts) Duke Ellington Orchestra


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie
Piano: Richard Goode
Soprano: Heather Harper
Soprano: Janet Baker
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Piano: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Colin Davis

: CD Masters

Presented by Rob Cowan.
J Strauss (son) Overture: Die Fledermaus Palace Theatre Orchestra, conductor Richard Tauber


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Richard Tauber

: Willi Rosen

Wenn ich Richard Tauber war
Willi Rosen (voice), unnamed orchestra


Unknown: Richard Tauber
Unknown: Willi Rosen

: Paganini

Caprices, Op 1 Nos 13 and Michael Rabin (violin)


Violin: Michael Rabin

: Berg

Lyric Suite Berlin Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

: Wagner

Am stillen Herd; Morgenlich leuchtend (Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg) Richard Tauber (tenor), Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conductor George Szell


Tenor: Richard Tauber
Conductor: George Szell

: Schoenberg

Chamber Symphony No 2,
Op 38 New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Frederik Prausnitz


Conductor: Frederik Prausnitz

: Richard Tauber

Ich Glaub ' nie mehr an eine
Frau; Heimgefunden Sung by the composer (tenor), Bela Dajos and his Orchestra


Unknown: Ich Glaub
Tenor: Bela Dajos

: Richard Rodney Bennett

Elegy (Film score:
Lady Caroline Lamb ) Peter Mark (viola), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Marcus Dods


Unknown: Lady Caroline Lamb
Viola: Peter Mark
Conductor: Marcus Dods

: Schubert

Fruhlingsglaube, D686; Horch,
Horch! die Lerch, D889 Richard Tauber (tenor), Orchestra, conductor Anton Paulik
Standchen, D957No 4 Richard Tauber (tenor), Odeon Kammerorchester , conductor Frieder Weissmann Der Lindenbaum, D911 No 5
Richard Tauber (tenor), Berlin Staatskapelle, conductor Ernst Hauke


Tenor: Richard Tauber
Conductor: Anton Paulik
Tenor: Richard Tauber
Conductor: Odeon Kammerorchester
Tenor: Richard Tauber
Conductor: Ernst Hauke

: Schubert, arr Webern

Six German
Dances, D820 Frankfurt Radio Orchestra, conductor Anton Webern


Conductor: Anton Webern

: Composer of the Week: Chausson

5/5. An Unfinished Story. Ernest Chausson met with an unexpected death at the age of 44, just when his music was beginning to be appreciated internationally. Donald Macleod shows how he had attained new confidence as a composer and was becoming free from the doubts and innate sadness that had permeated his earlier compositions.
Chanson d'Ophelie, Op 28 No 3
Ann Murray (mezzo), Graham Johnson (piano)
Chanson Perpétuelle, Op 37 Felicity Lott (soprano), Paris Chamber Ensemble, director Armin Jordan Poeme de I'Amour et de fa Mer, Op 19
Janet Baker (mezzo), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
Piano Quartet in A, Op 30 (4th mvt)
Pascal Devoyon (piano), Philippe Graffin (violin), Toby Hoffman (viola), Gary Hoffman (cello)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Ann Murray
Piano: Graham Johnson
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Director: Armin Jordan
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Piano: Pascal Devoyon
Piano: Philippe Graffin
Viola: Toby Hoffman
Viola: Gary Hoffman

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

L'invitation au Voyage
4/4. Presented by Fiona Talkington.
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Poulenc Quatre Motets pour le Temps de Noël Messiaen Cinq Rechants
Janneguin Le Chant des Oiseaux
Poulenc Sept Chansons Françaises


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Symphony Orchestra Leonidas Kavakos (violin), conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Featuring a concert from the Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, last year. Presented by Sarah Walker. Prokof iev/Susskind Visions Fugitives Conductor Leonard Slatkin
Nielsen Overture: Maskarade
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor


Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Jazz Legends

Fifth Birthday Special
Over the last five years, Jazz Legends has profiled about 200 jazz musicians. Julian Joseph looks back at the series and re-lives programmes that included tenor saxophonist and composer Benny Golson , trumpeters Woody Shaw and Freddie Hubbard , saxophonist Branford MarsaliS and keyboardist Herbie Hancock.


Musicians: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Benny Golson
Unknown: Woody Shaw
Unknown: Freddie Hubbard
Unknown: Branford Marsalis
Unknown: Herbie Hancock.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Recorded last month in the Bridgewater Hall,
Manchester, and presented by Petroc Trelawny . Noriko Ogawa (piano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Gliere Symphony No 3 (llya Murometz)


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Piano: Noriko Ogawa
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: Night Waves

Military historian Richard Holmes talks to Paul Allen about his new book and television series, In the Footsteps of Churchill. Plus a report from the School of Sound symposium at London's South Bank. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Talks: Richard Holmes
Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall introduce a live session by the San Francisco-based experimental electronics duo Matmos.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Jazz on 3

David Murray 50th Birthday Session
Jez Nelson presents an exclusive studio session to mark the 50th birthday of American saxophonist David Murray. A founder member of the World
Saxophone Quartet, Murray's more recent work has focused on the drumming rhythmns of West Africa and the Caribbean. For this session he's joined by pianist Julian Joseph , drummer Mark Mondesir and bassist Mark Hodgson to pay tribute to Charlie Parker , who died the year Murray was born. Plus a look at the latest jazz on CD.


Unknown: David Murray
Unknown: Jez Nelson
Unknown: David Murray.
Pianist: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Mark Mondesir
Bassist: Mark Hodgson
Unknown: Charlie Parker

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Enescu Romanian Rhapsody A, Op 11 No 1 Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor 2.00 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 1112.30 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
3.15 Tchaikovsky Don Juan 's Serenade, Op 38 No 1; It Was Early in Spring, Op 38 No 2; At the Ball, Op 38 No 3;
I Bless You, Forests, Op 47 No 5 3.25 D'India Ciunto a la Tomba 3.30 Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London)
4.00 Bjelinski Piano Prelude 4.05 Verdi Ella Mi Fu Rapita (Rigoletto) 4.10 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila
4.15 Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Op 70 4.25 Zlelensky Confirma Hoc Deus 4.30 CPE Bach Sonata in D, Wq83
4.45 Sjogren Eroticon , Op 10 (excepts) 4.50 Palmgren Exotic March 5.00 Faure Clair de Lune; En Sourdine
5.05 Britten Five Flower Songs 5.15 Enescu Concert
Piece 5.25 Huet Lute Fantasia 5.30 Canis Tota Pulchra Es 5.35 Strauss Morgen , Op 27 No 4 5.40 Chopin
Ballade No 2 in F Op 38 5.50 Wronowicz De Profundis Clamavi Biber Scordatura Sonata 6.05 Anon Orsu Correre Busnois Fortuna Desperata 6.15 Mozart
Symphony No 29 in A, K2016.35 C Schumann Variations on a theme of R Schumann, Op 20 6.45 Borgstrom Incidental Music: Johan Gabriel Borkman


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Don Juan
Unknown: D'India Ciunto
Unknown: Sjogren Eroticon
Unknown: Huet Lute Fantasia
Unknown: Canis Tota Pulchra
Unknown: Strauss Morgen
Unknown: Anon Orsu
Music: Johan Gabriel Borkman

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