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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: G Gabrleli Sonata XXa 22 King's Consort, director Robert King
Mendelssohn Variations Concertantes, Op 17
Christophe Coin (cello), Patrick Cohen (fortepiano) Igor Stravinsky Octet Columbia Chamber Ensemble, conducted by the composer
8.30-10.00: Nielsen Three Pieces, Op 59 Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) Schubert String Quintet in C, D956 Isaac Stern and Alexander Schneider (violins), Milton Katims (viola), Pablo Casals and Paul Tortelier (cellos)


Presented By: Penny Gore
Cello: Patrick Cohen
Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Piano: Leif Ove Andsnes
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Violins: Alexander Schneider
Violins: Milton Katims
Viola: Pablo Casals
Cellos: Paul Tortelier

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain. Poulenc Rapsodie Negre
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), instrumental ensemble with Bengt Forsberg (piano)
10.10 Wolf Italian Serenade Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor William Steinberg
10.20 Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A
Egon Petri, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leslie Heward
10.40 Poulenc Fancy
Elly Ameling (soprano), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
10.45 Vivaldi, arr Guglielmo Violin Concerto in F RV293 (Autumn) (The Four Seasons) Federico Guglielmo, L'Arte dell'Arco
10.55 Igor Stravinsky Les Noces Kate Winter (soprano), Linda Seymour (contralto), Parry Jones (tenor), Roy Henderson (baritone),
Berkeley Mason , Leslie Heward , Ernest Lush and Edwin Benbow (pianos), BBC Chorus, percussion ensemble, conducted by the composer
11.20 Listener request: Fodor Symphony No 4, Op 19 Hague PO, conductor Antal Dorati
11.45 Poulenc La Courte Paille Felicity Palmer (soprano), John Constable (piano)


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Poulenc: Rapsodie Negre
Mezzo: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Conductor: William Steinberg
Conductor: Leslie Heward
Soprano: Elly Ameling
Soprano: Dalton Baldwin
Soprano: Linda Seymour
Contralto: Parry Jones
Tenor: Roy Henderson
Baritone: Berkeley Mason
Baritone: Leslie Heward
Baritone: Ernest Lush
Pianos: Edwin Benbow
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Soprano: John Constable

: Composer of the Week: Monteverdi

4/5. When the first public opera house opened in Venice in 1637 the demand for musical entertainment soared. Monteverdi found time to write several new stage works which were hugely successful. Donald Macleod introduces the first - the story of Ulysses and his return home after the Trojan War.
Come Dolce Oggi lAuretta Spira (Proserpina
Rapita) Emma Kirkby , Judith Nelson and Poppy Holden (sopranos), Jakob Lindberg and Anthony Rooley (chitarrones)
// Ritomo d'Ulisse in Patria (excerpts) Christina Hogman (soprano: Telemachus), Bernarda Fink (mezzo: Penelope), Christoph Pregardien (tenor: Ulysses), Martyn Hill (tenor: Eumaeus), Concerto Vocale, director Rene Jacobs


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Emma Kirkby
Unknown: Judith Nelson
Sopranos: Poppy Holden
Sopranos: Jakob Lindberg
Sopranos: Anthony Rooley
Soprano: Christina Hogman
Unknown: Bernarda Fink
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Director: Rene Jacobs

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Representing Self
3/4. More music and art from the National Museum and Gallery of Wales in Cardiff, presented by Christopher Cook. Freddy Kempf (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata)
Musorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition


Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Piano: Freddy Kempf

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Walton Coronation March: Crown Imperial Conductor
Rumon Gamba Bridge Phantasm Howard Shelley (piano), conductor Richard Hickox
Michael Berkeley Gethsemane Fragments Lennox Berkeley Piano Concerto
Howard Shelley, conductor Richard Hickox Walton Symphony No 1
Conductor Rumon Gamba


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Rumon Gamba Bridge
Piano: Howard Shelley
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay presents a selection of light classics.


Unknown: Brian Kay

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty keeps listeners informed on developments in music and the arts.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Halle Orchestra
In a concert live from the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Mark Elder and the Halle Orchestra perform two orchestral works that transformed the classical musical landscape of their day - Webern's five masterly exercises in economy and intensity, and Beethoven's miraculous re-invention of the symphony. They are joined by Viktoria Mullova for a performance of one of the great romantic violin concertos.
Viktoria Mullova (violin), Halle Orchestra , conductor Mark Elder
Bach, orch Webern Ricercar (Musical Offering) Brahms Violin Concerto in D, Op 77
8.25 Twenty Minutes: A Microphone for the People - the Charles Parker Archive
Charles Parker 's Radio Ballads, broadcast 1958-64, featured the voices of people who had not been heard before - including miners, fishermen, boxers, road builders and gypsies. But Parker's vast archive of tapes, papers and scripts reveals as much about this pioneering radio producer, oral historian and political activist as it does about the people he interviewed. Sean Street talks to Gillian Reynolds about Parker's continuing influence, to Paul Long about his legacy to social history, and to Dave Rogers about the community theatre project Banner Theatre, which Parker helped set up 30 years ago. And Sian Roberts talks about the project to digitise Parker's vast archive, which is the subject of a conference in Birmingham tomorrow.
8.45 Webern Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op 10 Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor


Unknown: Mark Elder
Violin: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: Charles Parker
Unknown: Charles Parker
Talks: Sean Street
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: Paul Long
Unknown: Dave Rogers
Talks: Sian Roberts

: Night Waves: Landmarks

Isabel Hilton and guests discuss another great cultural landmark. Producer Phil Tinline


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Producer: Phil Tinline

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp plays music from Polish folk group Dikanda, tracks from the soundtrack to Noi the Albino, and piano duo Silke-Thora Matthies and Christian Kohn perform Brahms.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Silke-Thora Matthies
Unknown: Christian Kohn

: Composer of the Week: Chausson

5/5. An Unfinished Story. Ernest Chausson met with an unexpected death at the age of 44 just as he had attained new confidence as a composer. Donald Macleod discusses the growth in his international standing towards the end of his life.


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

Presented by Louise Fryer.
Tansman Stele in Memoriam Igor Stravinsky Bujarskl Lumen Serocki Romantic Concerto
2.05 Berlo Folk Songs 2.25 Geljer Piano Sonata in F minor 2.50 Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K421
3.20 Nielsen Symphony No 3 (Sinfonia Espansiva)
4.00 Sjoqren Prelude and Fugue in C, Op Posth
4.05 Le Febure 0 Quam Gloriosum 4.10 Anon Istampita: Tre Fontane 4.15 Anon Salterello 4.20 Uszt Orpheus
4.30 Vajda Via Crucis 4.50 Brahms, arr Squarcla Three Hungarian Dances 5.00 Purcell King Arthur (excerpts)
5.10 Walton The Death of Falstaff; Touch Her Soft Lips and Part (Suite: Henry V)
5.15 Cipriano de Rore 0 Socii Neque Enim/Durate
5.20 Forqueray Allemande 5.25 Forqueray La Girouette Glick Divertimento 5.45 Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 315,55 Scrlabln Le Poeme de I'Extase
6.20 Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 2
6.40 Frescobaldl, transcr Bartok Toccata in G
6.45 JG Naumann Overture: Cora andAlonzo


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Presented By: Tansman Stele
Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Unknown: Bujarskl Lumen Serocki
Unknown: Forqueray Allemande

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