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: Morning on 3

This week Penny Gore presents music for midsummer, and looks at the group of Russian composers known as the "Mighty Handful".
7.00-8.30: Rimsky-Korsakov Overture on Russian Themes, Op 28 Russian SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov Brahms Five Waltzes, Op 39 Silke-Thora Matthies and Christian Kohn (piano duo) Finzi I Said to Love, Op 19b Roderick Williams (baritone), lain Burnside (piano)
8.30-10.00: Boulanger Hymne au Soleil New
London Chamber Choir, conductor James Wood Bridge Summer BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No I in E minor Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov Brahms
Unknown: Silke-Thora Matthies
Piano: Christian Kohn
Baritone: Roderick Williams
Piano: Boulanger Hymne
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. Featuring Mahler symphonies and recordings by Ezio Pinza.
Vivaldi Concerto in C, RV537 Arthur Haneuse and Roger Delmotte (trumpets), Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen
10.10 Monteverdi Oblivion Soave (L'lncoronazione di Poppea); Lasciatemi Morire (L'Arianna) Ezio Pinza (bass), Fritz Kitzinger (piano)
10.15 Debussy Préludes, Book 2 (excerpts) Monique Haas (piano)
10.25 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Vienna Blood,
Op 354 Columbia SO, conductor Bruno Walter
10.35 Verdi Che Mai Vegg'lo! Infelice (Ernani); 0 Tu, Palermo (I Vespri siciliani) Ezio Pinza
(bass), orchestra conducted by Rosario Bourdon
10.45 Scriabin Piano Sonata No 10, Op 70 JohnOgdon
10.55 Mozart 0 Isis und Osiris (Die Zauberflote) Ezio Pinza (bass), Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Giulio Setti
11.00 Mahler Symphony No 1 Dresden
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert Kegel


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Arthur Haneuse
Unknown: Roger Delmotte
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Piano: Monique Haas
Conductor: Bruno Walter
Conducted By: Rosario Bourdon
Conductor: Giulio Setti
Conductor: Herbert Kegel

: Composer of the Week: Hans Werner Henze (b. 1926)

1/5. Early Works: Germany. Donald Macleod talks to Hans Werner Henze about his early life in Germany during the Nazi era, and his difficult journey to becoming a composer.
Chamber Concerto, Op I (excerpt) Matthias Perl (flute), Christopher Tainton (piano), North German RSO, conductor Peter Ruzicka
Symphony No 3 (excerpt) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the composer
Boulevard Solitude (excerpt) Elena Vassilieva
(soprano), Jerome Pruett (tenor), Orchestre des Rencontres Musicales , conductor Ivan Anguelov Symphony No 9 (excerpt) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Ingo Metzmacher
Ode an den Westwind Siegfried Palm (cello), Bavarian RSO conducted by the composer
Producer Megan Jones Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Hans Werner Henze
Unknown: Hans Werner Henze
Flute: Matthias Perl
Flute: Christopher Tainton
Conductor: Peter Ruzicka
Soprano: Elena Vassilieva
Soprano: Jerome Pruett
Conductor: Rencontres Musicales
Conductor: Ivan Anguelov
Conductor: Ingo MetzmacHer

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from London's Wigmore Hall, presented by Fiona Talkington. Christiane Oelze (soprano),
Julius Drake (piano)
Britten The Poet's Echo, Op 76
Schubert Lied der Anne Lyle , Op86, D830
Ellens Raste Kreiger !; Jager, ruhe von der Jagd!, Ave Maria (Gesange, Op 52)
Walton Daphne ; Through Gilded Trellises; Old Sir Faulk (words by Edith Sitwell )


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Soprano: Christiane Oelze
Piano: Julius Drake
Unknown: Anne Lyle
Unknown: Ellens Raste Kreiger
Unknown: Walton Daphne
Unknown: Edith Sitwell

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Graeme Kay.
Bax Tintagel Conductor Vernon Handley
John McCabe Concerto Jennifer Galloway (oboe), John Bradbury (clarinet), conductor Clark Rundell Elgar Symphony No 2 in E flat Conductor Vassily Sinaisky


Presented By: Graeme Kay.
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: John McCabe
Oboe: Jennifer Galloway
Clarinet: John Bradbury
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: Making Tracks

Today's programme for younger people includes music by Frank Zappa and a summer storm from Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Music By: Frank Zappa
Music By: Adrian Dickson.

: Stage and Screen

Two major shows have opened in London's West End in the past few weeks. Edward Seckerson talks to Elton John and Lee Hall about their version of Billy Elliot and explores Michael Grandage's all-star production of Guy and Dolls.


Talks: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Elton John
Unknown: Lee Hall
Unknown: Billy Elliot
Unknown: Michael Grandage

: In Tune

An update of news from the arts world, with studio guests and a selection of music, with Sean RaffertY.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3 Aldeburgh Festival 2005

The Aldeburgh Festival this year focuses on the music of England and Russia, and in particular on Tippett, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky. This concert was given yesterday at Snape Maltings in Suffolk. Presented by Stephanie Hughes . BBCSO, conductor Edward Gardner Stravinsky Fireworks, Op 4
Oliver Knussen Flourish with Fireworks
Colin Matthews Fanfare and Flourish with Fireflies Tchaikovsky Suite: The Sleeping Beauty
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Joyce Grenfell at the Aldeburgh Festival 1/3. Britten
A compilation of the letters Joyce Grenfell wrote during her visits to the Aldeburgh Festival from 1962 until her death in 1979, read by Maureen Lipman and presented by Janie Hampton. With the first broadcast of a song that Grenfell wrote and recorded forthe 20th Festival, in 1967, and which was lost until recently. This series continues on Thursday at 8.20pm
8.40 Tchaikovsky, orch Stravinsky Bluebird Pas de Deux (Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty) Tippett Symphony No 2


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Edward Gardner
Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Read By: Maureen Lipman
Presented By: Janie Hampton.
Unknown: Stravinsky Bluebird

: Night Waves

They have taken over the world - but can they ever be cool? Susan Hitch and guests discuss "geek chic" and the inexorable rise, from Copernicus to Bill Gates , of the geek. And in the BBC Series A Picture of Britain, Louis de Bernieres casts his eye over the East Anglian landscape. Producer Ariane Koek


Unknown: Susan Hitch
Unknown: Bill Gates
Unknown: Louis de Bernieres
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Late Junction

Ballake Sissoko plays the West African kora, Amjad Ali Khan plays the Indian sarod, and Roy Bailey sings The Four-Loom Weaver. Plus 18th-century English organ music from the church of St Matthew's Westminster. Introduced by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Ballake Sissoko
Unknown: Amjad Ali Khan
Unknown: Roy Bailey
Unknown: Four-Loom Weaver.
Introduced By: Verity Sharp.

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

2/5. Donald Macleod focuses on a sublime, spiritual group of works written in the early 1920s. Repeated from Tuesday at 12 noon


Presenter: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Part Fratres Janacek String Quartet
No 2 (Intimate Letters) Ciurllonis String Quartet in C minor
2.05 Rachmaninov The Bells, Op 35 2.40 Liszt
Fantasies on Szozdat and the Hungarian National Anthem
2.50 Kodaly Variations on a Hungarian Folksong (The
Peacock) 3.20 Ravel Histoires Naturelles 3.40 CPE Bach Sonata in A for winds 3.55 Mozart Violin Sonata in G, K301
4.10 Bacheler Mounsiers Almain 4.20 Telemann
Concerto in E minor, TWV 52 e:1 4.30 A Scarlatti Fuga del Terzo Tono in A minor 4.35 Biber Sonata a 3 ex E terz minore 4.35 Sibelius Andante Festivo 4.40 Saint-Sains Prelude and Fugue in C, Op 109 No 3 4.50 Poulenc Petites Voix 5.00 Poot A Cheerful Overture Bartok Minor
Seconds, Major Sevenths (Mikrokosmos) 5.05 Mlelczewski Missa super 0 Gloriosa Domina 5.25 Dvorak Romance in F minor, Op 115.35 Smetana Sonata Movement in E minor
5.50 Schubert Der Pilgrim , D794: An Emma, 0113c; Hoffnung, D637 6.00 Bach Overture in G minor, BWV1070 6.15 Sjogren Cello Sonata in in Op 58
6.35 Strauss Piano Sonata, Op 5


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Ravel Histoires Naturelles
Unknown: Bacheler Mounsiers Almain
Unknown: Terzo Tono
Unknown: Mlelczewski Missa
Unknown: Schubert Der Pilgrim

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