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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00 8.30 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048 Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Haydn Piano Trio in D, H XV 24 Vienna Piano Trio Smetana Overture: The Bartered Bride Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
8.30 10.00 Delius Brigg Fair BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Haydn Piano Sonata in C, H XVI 50 Alfred Brendel


Presented By: Penny Gore
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Alfred Brendel

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Sousa March: Hands across the Sea San Miguel March: The Golden Ear Hanssen Valdres March
Tieke March: Old Comrades
Prokofiev March, Op 99 Eastman Wind Ensemble, conductor Frederick Fennell
10.20 Corelli Concerto Grosso in C, Op 6 No 10 I Musici
10.36 Listener request: Bach English Suite No 6 in D minor, BWV811 Murray Perahia (piano)
11.02 Leroy Anderson Irish Suite
Eastman-Rochester Pops Orchestra, conductor Frederick Fennell
11.23 Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor,
Op 6 No 8 (Christmas Concerto) Naples Scarlatti Orchestra Soloists, conductor Ettore Gracis
11.42 Milhaud Suite Française Eastman Wind Ensemble, conductor Frederick Fennell


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Frederick Fennell
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Frederick Fennell
Conductor: Ettore Gracis
Conductor: Frederick Fennell

: Composer of the Week: Albeniz

2/5. Did Albeniz really have piano lessons from Franz Liszt ? Donald Macleod investigates.
Albeniz Piano Sonata No 4, Op 72 Albert Guinovart
Cordoba (Cantos de Espana) Ricardo Requejo (piano)
Albeniz, orch Hallfter Rapsodia Espahola Alicia de Larrocha (piano),
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
Albeniz Iberia, Book 2 Raphael Orozco (piano) Repeated on Monday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Franz Liszt
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Albert Guinovart
Piano: Ricardo Requejo
Unknown: Hallfter Rapsodia Espahola
Piano: Alicia de Larrocha
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck
Piano: Raphael Orozco

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Celebrating Mozart: Mozart and Schumann at the Piano
1/4. Petroc Trelawny introduces the first of four recitals from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Leon McCawley (piano)
Mozart Fantasy in C minor, K475 Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15
Mozart Piano Sonata in C minor, K457


Piano: Leon McCawley
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen

: Afternoon Performance

Ulster Orchestra
Petroc Trelawny introduces a special edition of Afternoon Performance live from the Ulster Hall in Belfast. Tuomas Ollila conducts the Ulster Orchestra in a programme that includes works by Faure and Sibelius.
And Radio 3 New Generation Artists
Christian Poltera and Ailish Tynan are the soloists in works by Martin and Canteloube respectively.
Ailish Tynan (soprano), Christian Poltera (cello), conductor Tuomas Ollila
Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
Martin Cello Concerto
Canteloube Chants d'Auvergne
Sibelius Incidental music: Pelleas and Melisande


Artists: Christian Poltera
Artists: Ailish Tynan
Soprano: Ailish Tynan
Soprano: Christian Poltera
Conductor: Tuomas Ollila

: Voices

lain Burnside presents a recital recorded in Salzburg earlier this year by baritone Thomas Hampson and pianist Wolfram Rieger. Music includes songs by Mozart and Schumann's
Dichterliebe, Op 48


Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Pianist: Wolfram Rieger.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with a selection of music and a round-up of news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Fiona Talkingon presents a recital, live from London's Wigmore Hall, by the Canadian pianist Louis Lortie. Acclaimed for his performances of a broad spectrum of music, tonight he brings his unique brand of pianism to works by Schubert, Ravel and Lachenmann, alongside virtuoso transcriptions by Liszt. Louis Lortie (piano)
Schubert Valses Nobles, D969 (excerpts); Valses Sentimentales, D779 (excerpts)
Schubert/Liszt Soirées de Vienne
Berlioz/Liszt Un Bat (Symphonie Fantastique) Liszt Valses Oubliées (excerpts) Gounod/Liszt Waltz (Faust)


Unknown: Fiona Talkingon
Pianist: Louis Lortie.

: Twenty Minutes: Plenty - the Land of

Cockaigne Until recently, the common and universal condition was one where people worked hard and goods were scarce, and this remains the case in much of the world. Francis Spufford contemplates what it means in the 21st century to have enough or not have enough, how we have arrived at our contemporary concept of plenty, and why, once reached, the land of Cockaigne is not necessarily a satisfactory place.


Unknown: Francis Spufford

: Helmut Lachenmann

Variations on a theme of Schubert
Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales; La Valse

: Night Waves

Julia Briggs talks to Robert Hanks about her new biography Virginia Woolf :a Writer's Life. Producer Kirsty Pope


Talks: Julia Briggs
Unknown: Robert Hanks
Unknown: Virginia Woolf
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces music from Hungarian bluesman Miroslav Evacic , Australian improvising trio the Necks, and a new recording of Lux Aeterna by American composer Morten Lauridsen.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Miroslav Evacic
Unknown: Morten Lauridsen.

: Composer of the Week: Monteverdi

3/5. After 20 years in Mantua, Monteverdi found himself without a job when his employer, Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga , died. Though he became director of music at St Mark's in Venice, he continued writing music for the Mantuan court. With Donald Macleod.
Repeated from Wednesday at 12 noon


Unknown: Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Machaut Messe de Nostre Dame Handel My Heart Is Inditing
Ame Let Not Rage Thy Bosom Firing; Fly Soft Ideas; The Soldier Tir'dat War's Alarms (Artaxerxes)
Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV1043 Emma Bell (soprano), Rachel Podger (violin), the English Concert, director Andrew Manze (violin)
2.10 Gaultier Lute pieces in D minor
2.30 Ravel Miroirs 3.00 Kodaly Summer Evening
3.25 Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17
3.50 Noskowski Overture;
Sir Zolzikiewicz 4.00 Sibelius Petite Suite
4.05 Beethoven String Quartet in F Op 95 (1st mvt)
4.10 Mozart Vorrei Spiegarvi , OhDio, K418
4.20 Doppler Andante and Rondo, Op 25
4.30 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (The Philosopher)
4.45 Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1
5.00 Duruf Quatre Motets sur des Thèmes Grégoriens. Op 10 5.05 Salnt-Saens The Swan 5.10 Villa-Lobos Song of the Black Swan Rait The Swans, Op 15
5.20 Mendelssohn Venetian Boat Song, Op 30 No 6
5.25 7.00 Palestrina Fundamenta Ejus 5.30 Huet Lute Fantasia 5.35 Bartok Preludio: All'Ungherese
5.40 Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
5.50 Smetana String Quartet in E minor (From My Life)
6.20 Tchaikovsky A Tear Trembles; Why?; None but the Lonely Heart, Op 6 6.30 Kutev Symphonic Dances
6.40 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Rachel Podger
Violin: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Vorrei Spiegarvi
Unknown: Huet Lute Fantasia

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