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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Leopold Mozart Divertimento No3 in D (Die Bauernhochzeit) Orfeo Baroque Orchestra, director Michi Gaigg Chopin Polonaise-Fantasy in A flat, Op 61 Maurizio Pollini (piano) Stravinsky Four Norwegian Moods Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly Handel Shepherd, What Art Thou Pursuing (Acis and Galatea)
Patricia Petibon (soprano), Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie Chabrier Suite Pastorale Vienna PO, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
8.30-10.00: Lumbye Concert Polka Kim Sjoegren and Anton Kontra (violins), Danish National RSO, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Handel Acis and Galatea (excerpt)
Sophie Daneman (soprano), Paul Agnew (tenor), Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
Walton Façade Susana Walton and Richard Baker (speakers), Members of the City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Director: Michi Gaigg
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Soprano: Patricia Petibon
Director: William Christie
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Kim Sjoegren
Violins: Anton Kontra
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Soprano: Sophie Daneman
Soprano: Paul Agnew
Director: William Christie
Unknown: Susana Walton
Unknown: Richard Baker
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1 Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray
10.15 Handel Suite in E, HWV430 Bradley Brookshire (harpsichord)
10.25 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray
11.15 Handel Suite in E minor, HWV438 Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
11.25 Listener request: Mozart Sinfonia
Concertante in E flat, K364 Norbert Brainin
(violin), Peter Schidlof (viola), English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Paul Paray
Conductor: Handel Suite
Harpsichord: Bradley Brookshire
Conductor: Paul Paray
Conductor: Handel Suite
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Violin: Norbert Brainin
Violin: Peter Schidlof
Conductor: Benjamin Britten

: Composer of the Week:Vaughan Williams in the 1920s

3/5. The human voice seems to have been one of the richest sources of inspiration for
Vaughan Williams ; and the ways in which he used voices is a great part of his legacy. Donald Macleod dips into the vocal compositions of 1923-24. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Winchester
Cathedral Choir, Waynflete Singers,
Bournemouth SO, conductor David Hill
Old King Cole Northern Sinfonia and Chorus, conductor Richard Hickox
Hugh the Drover Sheila Armstrong (soprano), Helen Watts (contralto), Robert Lloyd (bass), Michael Rippon (baritone), Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, RPO, conductor Charles Groves
On Wenlock Edge Ian Bostridge (tenor), LPO, conductor Bernard Haitink
Repeated onTuesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: David Hill
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Soprano: Sheila Armstrong
Contralto: Helen Watts
Contralto: Robert Lloyd
Baritone: Michael Rippon
Conductor: Charles Groves
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Rosenblatt Recital Song Prize
3/5. Four more contestants come under the scrutiny of the judges at the New Theatre,
Cardiff. With lain Burnside and Humphrey Burton. BBC Singer of the World Heats is on BBC4 tonight at 8.30pm


Unknown: Humphrey Burton.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra With Louise Fryer.
Shostakovich Symphony No 8 Conductor Han Volkov


Conductor: Han Volkov

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson discover how Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker ballet and the Beatles' When I'm Sixty-Four can be mixed together. Plus music written in honour of a lifeboat.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Choral Evensong

Live from Worcester Cathedral.
Introit: We Wait for Thy Loving Kindness
(Adrian Lucas ). Responses: Rose. Psalm 78
(Mann, Stainer, Statham, Barnby, Atkins). First Reading: Deuteronomy 34. Canticles:
Collegium Magdalenae Oxoniense (Leighton).
Second Reading: Luke 7, vv18-35. Anthem: Seek Him That Maketh the Seven Stars (
Jonathan Dove ). Final Hymn: In Our Day of Thanksgiving
(St Catherine's Court). Organ Voluntary: Hymne au Soleil, Op 53 No 3 (Vierne). Master of the choristers Adrian Lucas. Assistant organist Christopher Allsop.


Unknown: Adrian Lucas
Unknown: Jonathan Dove
Unknown: Adrian Lucas.
Organist: Christopher Allsop.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music, guests and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
The CBSO begin a four-year cycle of the complete works of one of the greatest composers of the last century, Igor Stravinsky. Tonight, live from
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, they perform four works that show just some of the composer's extraordinary range. Presented by Tommy Pearson. City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus,
Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo Stravinsky Scherzo Fantastique; Concerto in D for strings; Symphony of Psalms
8.15 Twenty Minutes: The Mythical Aviary
An exploration of the metaphorical power given to birds, real and mythical, such as the phoenix, the nightingale, the corncrake and the hawk. With contributions from writers Professor John Carey , Kathleen Jamie , Mark Cocker and Marina Warner.
8.35 Stravinsky Ballet: The Firebird (1910 version)


Unknown: Igor Stravinsky.
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Unknown: Professor John Carey
Unknown: Kathleen Jamie
Unknown: Mark Cocker

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Phillip Dodd and guests explore the ideas and history behind the week's news headlines. Producer Phillip Tinline


Unknown: Phillip Dodd
Producer: Phillip Tinline

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces the young Israeli singer Amir Benayun , recorded specially in Tel Aviv. Plus Keith Jarrett in Cologne, and folk music from Macedonia.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Singer: Amir Benayun
Unknown: Keith Jarrett

: Composer of the Week: Berlioz

4/5. Berlioz the Symphonist. Donald Macleod and David Cairns consider the artistic viewpoint from which Berlioz approached the symphony. He saw it as a form of drama that could equal anything on the stage.


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: David Cairns

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Webern Passacaglia,. Op 1 Zemlinsky Die Seejungfrau
1.55 Mozart Violin Sonata in F, K377
2.10 Kunzen Symphony in G minor 2.30 Groneman Flute Sonata in D 2.45 Bach Cantata No 36c: Schwingt freudig euch empor 3.15 Reger Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin , Op 128 3.45 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (The Philosopher) 4.05 Handel Va Tacito e Nascosto
(Giulio Cesare in Egitto) 4.15 Chopin Rondo in E flat Op 16
4.25 Stainov Paidoushko Horo 4.25 Doppler Souvenir de Prague, Op 24 4.40 JC Bach (attrib) Ich lasse dich nich JC Bach Furchte dich nicht 4.45 Mozart Symphony No 26 in E flat, K184 5.00 Schumann Marchenbilder , Op 113 5.15 Schoenberg Friede auf Erden, Op 13
5.25 Durante Concerto No 2 in G minor per quartetto
5.35 D Scarlatti Two Keyboard Sonatas in D, Kk277and 278 5.40 Abel Symphony in C, Op 10 No 4
5.50 Mozart Overture: La Clemenza di Tito, K621
5.55 Schumann, arr Bojsten Hor ' ich das Liedchen klingen, Op 48 No 10; Lieb Liebchen , leg's Handchen, Op 24 No 4; Wanderlied, Op 35 No 3
6.05 Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
6.15 Schumann Five Poems of Queen Mary Stuart , Op 135
6.25 Chopin Mazurka in G minor, Op 24 No 1
6.25 Bruch Scottish Fantasy, Op 46


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Arnold Bocklin
Unknown: Handel Va Tacito
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Chopin Rondo
Unknown: Stainov Paidoushko Horo
Unknown: Schumann Marchenbilder
Unknown: Schoenberg Friede
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Unknown: Bojsten Hor
Unknown: Lieb Liebchen
Unknown: Queen Mary Stuart
Unknown: Chopin Mazurka

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