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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Heuberger Overture: The Opera
Ball Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Clementi Piano Sonatina in G, Op 36 No 5 Martin Souter
Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 3 Sinfonia 21, conductor Richard Hickox
8.30-10.00: Glazunov All'Ungharese (Five Novellettes, Op 15) Vertavo Quartet
Robert de Visee Suite in D minor Julian Bream (guitar) Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat, 0485 Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Colin Davis


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: John Eliot
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Colin Davis

: CD Masters

Presented by Rob Cowan.
Bach Concerto in A minor, BWV1044
Aurele Nicolet (flute), Ralph Kirkpatrick (harpsichord), Lucerne Festival Strings, director Rudolf Baumgartner (violin)


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Flute: Ralph Kirkpatrick
Violin: Rudolf Baumgartner

: Glazunov

Suite: From the Middle Ages
USSR SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov


Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov

: Anonymous, 14th Century

Mass of Tournai Trio Mediaeval

: Bach

Preludes and Fugues: in C sharp; in E flat minor (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1) Ralph Kirkpatrick (clavichord)


Unknown: Ralph Kirkpatrick

: Glazunov

Saxophone Concerto
Lev Mikhailov , USSR RSO Soloists Ensemble, conductor Alexander Korneyev


Unknown: Lev Mikhailov
Conductor: Alexander Korneyev

: D Scarlatti

Two Sonatas in B flat, Kk248-9
Bach Fantasy in C minor, BWV906 Ralph Kirkpatrick (harpsichord)


Harpsichord: Ralph Kirkpatrick

: Composer of the Week: Boccherini

5/5. Boccherini's final years were full of misfortune. Donald Macleod tries to uncover why his music, which was internationally popular during his lifetime and is still considered inventive and original, is so little heard today. Stabat Mater
Agnes Mellon (soprano), Ensemble 415
Guitar Quintet No 9 in C, G453 (La Ritrata di Madrid) Pepe Romero (guitar), Chamber
Ensemble of Academy of St Martin in the Fields Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Guitar: Pepe Romero

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Grieg and the Scandinavians
4/4. More Scandinavian music from the Cowdray Hall in Aberdeen, presented by Christopher Cook. Vertavo Quartet
Grieg String Quartet in F (Unfinished)
Sibelius String Quartet in D minor, Op 56 (Voces Intimae)


Presented By: Christopher Cook.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Singers
Presented by Louise Fryer.
Wagner Prelude; Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde) BBCSSO, conductor llan Volkov
Saariaho Nuits Adieux Margaret Feaviour (soprano), Jacqueline Fox (mezzo),
Neil Mackenzie (tenor), Richard Bourne (bass), BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Moszkowski Violin Concerto in C Tasmin Little (violin), BBCSSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins Sibelius Symphony No 6
BBCSSO, conductor Douglas Boyd


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Soprano: Margaret Feaviour
Soprano: Jacqueline Fox
Tenor: Neil MacKenzie
Tenor: Richard Bourne
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Moszkowski Violin
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Douglas Boyd

: Making Tracks

Today younger listeners can hear a toy symphony by Leopold Mozart and find out why chasing sheep is best left to shepherds.
Presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Leopold Mozart
Presented By: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends

Henri Texier
French bass player Henri Texier chats to Julian Joseph about his music and career. Producer Keith Loxam


Unknown: Henri Texier
Unknown: Henri Texier
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Producer: Keith Loxam

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with the latest developments in music and the arts.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Live from the Barbican.
The BBCSO gives the first performance of New Zealand-born, Scottish-based composer Lyell Cresswell 's concerto for orchestra, Ara Kopikopiko , which is Maori for labyrinth. Alongside Grieg's Piano Concerto there's Rachmaninov's exhilarating final symphony. Presented by Penny Gore . Andreas Haefliger (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Porcelijn
Lyell Cresswell Ara Kopikopiko Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor


Unknown: Lyell Cresswell
Unknown: Ara Kopikopiko
Presented By: Penny Gore
Piano: Andreas Haefliger
Conductor: David Porcelijn

: Twenty Minutes: Uncle Chukasha

In the time of Stalin, when words could kill, Kornei Chukovsky waged a war for the minds and dreams of children using only his imagination and love of the fantastic. For millions his tale of a tyrannical cockroach became a metaphor for Stalin's reign of fear; for others he simply brought joy at a time when little was on offer. Today he's still as loved as ever, but diaries published last year reveal the true nature of his struggle with the Soviet system. Michael Rosen explores his life and legacy.
8.50 Rachmaninov Symphony No 3 in A minor


Unknown: Kornei Chukovsky
Unknown: Michael Rosen

: Night Waves

Known for their evocative film installations in spaces from the House of Lords to the former Stasi secret-police headquarters in Berlin,
Turner-prize nominated artists Jane and Louise Wilson turn their attentions to designing a stage set for Michael Tippett 's The Knot Garden at the Royal Opera House. They talk to Paul Allen. Producer Ian Willox


Unknown: Louise Wilson
Unknown: Michael Tippett
Unknown: Paul Allen.
Producer: Ian Willox

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall introduce a session by Rothko, the project of bassist Mark Beazley in collaboration with English musician and composer Roger Eno.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Bassist: Mark Beazley
Unknown: Roger Eno.

: Jazz on 3

Live at Cheltenham Jazz Festival
Jez Nelson presents a live edition from the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, featuring among others New York drummer Bobby Previte , and powerhouse saxophonist Ken Vandermark , the festival artist-in-residence,.


Unknown: Bobby Previte
Unknown: Ken Vandermark

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G Beethoven
Symphony No 7 in A 2.15 Schumann Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 112.40 Boccherini Cello Concerto No 4 in C 3.00 Fbrster Viri Israelite 3.15 Bach Chaconne (Violin Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1004)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

: Rachmaninov

Morceaux de Salon, Op 10 (excerpts)

: Malecki

The Wood Pigeon, the Forest and the Lass

: Mozart

Piano Sonata in C. K330 4.15 Gounod
L'Amour! L'Amour.... Ah! Leve-Toi, Soleil (Romeo et
Juliette) 4.20 Fontana Sonata Undecima 4.30 Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orfeo ed Euridice)


Unknown: Gluck Dance

: Mendelssohn

Hora Est 4.45 Flotow Ach! So fromm
(Martha, Act 3) Bach Keyboard Concerto in F minor,
BWV1056 5.00 Stanford Fantasia and Toccata in D minor

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