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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bizet Carmen: Suite No 1 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Purcell From Rosy Bow'rs (Mad song) (The Comical History of Don Quixote )
Alfred Deller (countertenor), Wieland Kuijken
(viola da gamba), William Christie (harpsichord) Berlioz Overture: Les Francs-Juges London
Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
8.30-10.00: Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 8 The English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
Prokofiev Scythian Suite , Op 20 Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Ravel String Quartet in F Alban Berg Quartet


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Don Quixote
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Viola: Wieland Kuijken
Harpsichord: William Christie
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Director: Prokofiev Scythian Suite
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Alban Berg

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Haydn Symphony No 82 in C (L'Ours) New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.25 Bax Symphony No 3
Halle Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
11.10 Ives Symphony No 2
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Composer of the Week:Bernstein - the Broadway Shows

2/5. Humphrey Burton presents more music from Bernstein's Broadway years, including excerpts from the one-act opera
Trouble in Tahiti (1952), a study in domestic discord composed on his honeymoon, and Wonderful Town (1953), a nostalgic evocation of New York's Greenwich Village in the swing era, starring Rosalind Russell. Guests include
Seymour Lipkin , who conducted the premiere of Tahiti, and producer Harold Prince who worked as a stage manager on Wonderful Town. Repeated from yesterday at 12 midnight
Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Rosalind Russell.
Unknown: Seymour Lipkin
Producer: Harold Prince
Unknown: Humphrey Burton

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

French Mélodies
1/4. This week John Toal presents four recitals from Belfast devoted to French song from
Berlioz to the present day, marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ernest Chausson. Yann Beuron (tenor), David Zobel (piano)
Roussel Amoureux Séparés; Des Fleurs Font une Broderie; Madrigale Lyrique; Flammes; Si
Quelquesfois Tu Pleures; Adieux; Vieilles Cartes, Vieilles Mains
Chausson Le Colibri; Serenade Faure Serenade Toscanne; Automne;
En Sourdine; Trois Poemes d'un Jour, Op 21; Fleur Jetée


Unknown: John Toal
Tenor: Yann Beuron
Tenor: David Zobel

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Today the BBC Philharmonic perform a Bernstein rarity and two Serge Koussevitzky commissions that received their premieres under the baton of Koussevitzky's greatest protege, Leonard Bernstein. Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Bernstein Nocturne:
Halil Richard Davis (flute), conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Britten Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Messiaen Turangallla Symphony Piers Lane (piano),
Cynthia Millar (ondes martenot), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121


Unknown: Serge Koussevitzky
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein.
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Flute: Halil Richard Davis
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Peter Grimes
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Messiaen Turangallla
Piano: Cynthia Millar
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Humphrey Burton

: Voices

Fetes Galantes: Verlaine Settings by Debussy and Others
Lisa Milne (soprano), lain Burnside (piano) lain Burnside introduces a specially recorded recital in which he accompanies soprano
Lisa Milne in a selection of settings of Verlaine poems by Debussy, Delius, Hahn, and Szulc.


Soprano: Lisa Milne
Soprano: Lisa Milne

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Bernstein Season: On the Town
A concert performance, from London's
Royal Festival Hall in 2000, of Bernstein's musical about the antics of three sailors on shore leave in the Big Apple for the first time. With narration by Julia McKenzie and Ned Sherrin. Presented by Tommy Pearson and Humphrey Burton.
London Voices,
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Paul Daniel Revised
A concert performance of Bernstein's Wonderful Town is broadcast in Performance on 3 on Thursday at 7.30pm Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121


Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: Ned Sherrin.
Presented By: Tommy Pearson
Presented By: Humphrey Burton.
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Claire: Sally Burgess (mezzo)
Hildy: Kim Criswell (soprano)
Miss Turnstiles: Lillian Watson (soprano)
Ozzie: Graham Bickley (baritone)
Gabey: Brent Barrett (tenor)
Chip Karl: Morgan Daymond (baritone)
Pitkin: Daniel Washington (baritone)
Madam Dilly/Narrator: Julia McKenzie(singer)
Narrator: Ned Sherrin (spoken Role)

: Night Waves

Novelist Jonathan Safran Foer talks to Matthew Sweet about his new novel Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Producer Zahid Warley


Talks: Jonathan Safran Foer
Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Late Junction

Shaheera Asante introduces a live recording from Tunisia of music by Luis Delgado , inspired by the poetry of 12th-century Andalucia.
Plus music from Brazilian singer Celso Fonseca and Cuban revolutionary songs from Pedro Luis Ferrer.


Introduces: Shaheera Asante
Music By: Luis Delgado
Singer: Celso Fonseca
Unknown: Pedro Luis Ferrer.

: Composer of the Week:Bernstein - the Broadway Shows

3/5. Humphrey Burton continues his survey of Bernstein's music for Broadway, with excerpts from the satirical operetta Candide (1956) and incidental music for The Lark (1955), his earlier collaboration with the playwright
Lillian Hellman. Guests include the poet Richard Wilbur who wrote many of Candide's lyrics, and Denis Quilley , who played the title role in Candide in the first London production. Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Lillian Hellman.
Unknown: Richard Wilbur
Unknown: Denis Quilley

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Le Concert d'Astree under director Emmanuelle Haïm perform madrigals by Monteverdi, Marini, Carissimi and Frescobaldi in a concert recorded in Paris in March 2004.
2.25 Liszt Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses (excerpts)
3.10 Louie Songs of Paradise
3.25 Mozart String Quintet in G minor, K516
4.00 Groneman Flute Sonata in G
4.15 Couperin, arr Bartok Les Fastes de la Grande et
Ancienne Menestrandise (Pieces de Clavecin, Ordre No 11)
4.20 Bazzini La Ronde des Lutins
4.25 Stravinsky Dances Concertantes
4.50 Bartok Piano Suite, Op 14
5.00 Wagner 0 du, mein holder Abendstem
5.10 Barber Adagio for strings
5.20 Part Magnificat
5.25 Corelli Sonate da Chiesa in C minor, Op I No 8
5.40 Raminsh Ave Verum Corpus
5.50 Ravel Miroirs 6.20 Harrison Harp Suite
6.35 Ippolitov-lvanov Suite: Caucasian Sketches, Op 10


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bartok Les Fastes
Unknown: Bazzini La Ronde

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