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: Morning on 3

Presented by Louise Fryer. Including:
7.00-8.00: Liszt Les Jeux d'Eaux a la Villa d'Este Zoltan Kocsis (piano) Faure/Messager Messe des Pecheurs de Villerville Chapelle Royale Choir, Musique Oblique Ensemble, conductor Philippe Herreweghe
8.00-9.00: Britten, arr Matthews Overture: Paul Bunyan LSO, conductor Steuart Bedford
Mozart Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466 (cadenzas by Beethoven) Sviatoslav Richter , Warsaw PO, conductor Stanislaw Wislocki


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Liszt Les Jeux
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Stanislaw Wislocki

: The Beethoven Experience

The beginning of an event unprecedented in the history of broadcasting: from now until midnight on Friday, Radio 3 has cleared its schedule to air the complete works of Ludwig van Beethoven. Introduced by the station's regular presenters each taking their turn at the microphone, with certain works given special introductions and commentary by top Beethoven specialists and performers.
9.00 1.00 With Rob Cowan. Including: Beethoven Overture: Egmont Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Mir ist so wunderbar (Fidelio, Act 1)
Irmgard Seefried and Leonie Rysanek (sopranos), Friedrich Lenz (tenor), Gottlob Frick (bass), Bavarian State Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
Symphony No 8 in F Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen Introduced by Roger Norrington.
Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight) Emil Gilels
Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2
Jascha Heifetz (violin), Gregor Piatigorsky (cello), Leonard Pennario (piano)
Overture: Leonora No 2 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler An die ferne Geliebte, Op 98 Gerard Souzay (baritone), conductor Dalton Baldwin
Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor) Mindru Katz , Halle Orchestra , conductor John Barbirolli Credo (Missa Solemnis) Lois Marshall (soprano), Nan Merriman (mezzo), Eugene Conley (tenor), Jerome Hines (bass), Robert Shaw Chorale , NBC SO, conductor Arturo Toscanini
Symphony No 5 in C minor London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati


Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Irmgard Seefried
Sopranos: Leonie Rysanek
Sopranos: Friedrich Lenz
Tenor: Gottlob Frick
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Introduced By: Roger Norrington.
Piano: Emil Gilels
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Violin: Gregor Piatigorsky
Cello: Leonard Pennario
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Conductor: Dalton Baldwin
Unknown: Mindru Katz
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Soprano: Lois Marshall
Soprano: Nan Merriman
Tenor: Eugene Conley
Bass: Jerome Hines
Bass: Robert Shaw Chorale
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: The Beethoven Experience

With Sarah Walker
Beethoven String Quartet in B flat, Op 18 No 6 Talich Quartet
Introduced by Peter Cropper.
Five Pieces for a Musical Clock, Wo 033 Simon Preston (organ)
String Quartet in E flat, Op 127 Vegh Quartet Introduced by Peter Cropper.
Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op 133 The Lindsays

Plus an all-Beethoven song recital from the 1960s by baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (who was 80 last week) accompanied by Jorg Demus (piano). Songs include:
Three Songs, Op 83; Das Gluck der Freundschaft, Op 88 (Vita Felice); Der Kuss, Op 128; Schilderung eines Madchens, WoO107; Seufzer eines Ungeliebten, WoO118; Ich liebe dich, WoOl23 (Zartliche Liebe); La Partenza, WoO124; Opferlied, WoO126; Der Wachtelschlag, WoO129; Als die Geliebte sich trennen wollte, WoO132


Introduced By: Peter Cropper
Unknown: Simon Preston
Introduced By: Peter Cropper
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Accompanied By: Jorg Demus
Unknown: Vita Felice

: The Beethoven Experience

With Adrian Dickson

Beethoven Wellingtons Sieg, Op 91
Brian Wright conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, at Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, in London.


Presenter: Adrian Dickson
Conductor: Brian Wright

: The Beethoven Experience

With Sean Rafferty.
Including: Beethoven Overture: Coriolan English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
Piano Sonatas: in C, Op 2 No 3; in E flat. Op 27, No Peter Donohoe
String Quartet in F H32 (original version of Op 18 No O Hagen Quartet
Variations on a theme from Handel's
Judas Maccabaeus, Wo045; Duo in E flat, WoO32 (with two obbligato eyeglasses); Cello Sonata No 4 in C, Op 102 No I Alice Neary (cello), David Adams (viola), Gretel Dowdeswell (piano)


Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Peter Donohoe
Unknown: Judas MacCabaeus
Cello: Alice Neary
Cello: David Adams
Viola: Gretel Dowdeswell

: The Beethoven Experience

With Petroc Trelawny. Including two of Beethoven's greatest symphonies introduced by Roger Norrington.

Beethoven: Symphony No 7 in A - Vienna PO, conductor Carlos Kleiber.
Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral) - Camilla Nylund (soprano), Iris Vermillion (mezzo), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (bass), Stuttgart Gachinger Kantorei, Stuttgart RSO, conductor Roger Norrington


Presenter: Petroc Trelawny
Music introduced by/Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Soprano: Camilla Nylund
Tenor: Jonas Kaufmann
Tenor: Franz-Josef Selig
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: The Beethoven Experience

With Verity Sharp.
Beethoven Overture: King Stephen, Op 117 Vienna PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein Piano Sonata in E, Op 109
Performed and introduced by Alfred Brendel. String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131 Hungarian Quartet
Introduced by Peter Cropper. Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110
Performed and introduced by Alfred Brendel. Bagatelles, Op 126 Olli Mustonen (piano) Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 111
Performed and introduced by Alfred Brendel.


Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Introduced By: Alfred Brendel.
Introduced By: Peter Cropper.
Introduced By: Alfred Brendel.
Piano: Olli Mustonen
Introduced By: Alfred Brendel.

: The Beethoven Experience

With Susan Sharpe, Including:
The early version of Beethoven's only opera, preceded by the second version of its overture, is introduced by John Eliot Gardiner.

Beethoven: Overture: Leonora No 2;
Leonore, Act 1
Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner

(Act 2 of Leonore is broadcast tomorrow at 12 midnight)

Septet in E flat, Op 20
Eduard Brunner (clarinet), Marie-Louise Neunecker (horn), Stefan Schweigert (bassoon), Thomas Zehetmair
(violin), James Van Valkenburg (viola), Cheryl Horn (cello), Alois Posch (double bass)
German Dances, Wo013
Jeno Jando (piano)
Minuets, Wo07
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
String Quartet in A, Op 18 No 5 Calvet Quartet Introduced by Peter Cropper.
Quintet in E flat for piano and wind, Op 16
Friedrich Guida (piano), Vienna Philharmonic Wind Ensemble
Bagatelles, Op 33 Glenn Gould (piano)
Violin Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer) Sandor Vegh, Andras Schiff (piano)
Symphony No 7 in A
Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer
Mass in C, Op 86 Charlotte Margiono (soprano), Catherine Robbin (mezzo), William Kendall (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner

(For full broadcast details of The Beethoven Experience, and the chance to listen to everything again for the next seven days, visit [website address removed]


Presenter: Susan Sharpe
Introduced By/Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Marzelline: Christiane Oelze (soprano)
Jaquino: Michael Schade (tenor)
Rocco: Franz Hawlata (bass)
Leonore: Hillevi Martinpelto (soprano)
Musicians: Orchestre Revolutionnaire at Romantique
Clarinettist: Eduard Brunner
Horn player: Marie-Louise Neunecker
Bassonist: Stefan Schweigert
Violinist: Thomas Zehetmair
Viola player: James van Valkenburg
Cellist: Cheryl Horn
Double bassist: Alois Posch
Pianist: Jeno Jando
Musicians: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Musicians: Calvet Quartet
Introduced By: Peter Cropper
Pianist: Friedrich Guida
Musicians: Vienna Philharmonic Wind Ensemble
Pianist: Glenn Gould
Violinist: Sandor Vegh
Pianist: Andras Schiff
Musicians: Philharmonia
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Soprano: Charlotte Margiono
Mezzo: Catherine Robbin
Tenor: William Kendall
Bass: Alastair Miles
Singers: Monteverdi Choir

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