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: Morning on 3

This week Penny Gore features Saint-Saens piano concertos and recordings by the Nash Ensemble.
7.00 8.30 : Handel V'adoro, Pupille (Giulio Cesare ) Tchaikovsky Waltz (Ballet: Swan Lake)
Debussy Sonata for flute, viola and harp
8.30 10.00 : Elgar March: Pomp and Circumstance No I in D Saint-Saens Piano
Concerto No 1 in D Vivaldi Magnificat, RV610


Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Waltz

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring
Scriabin orchestral music and recordings by Swedish tenor Nicolai Gedda.
10.00 Adam MesAmis, Ecoutezl'Histoire (Le Postilion de Lonjumeau, Act 1)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor), unnamed choir, Swedish Radio Orchestra, conductor Stig Rybrant
10.07 Stenhammar Two Sentimental Romances, Op 28 Arve Tellefsen (violin), Swedish Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stig Westerberg
10.21 Listener request: Scriabin Piano Concerto Solomon, Philharmonia, conductor Issay Dobrowen
10.50 Lehar Das Land des Lachelns, Act I (excerpt) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano),
Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Andre Mattoni (speaking role), Philharmonia, conductor Otto Ackermann
11.12 Listener request: Haydn Symphony No 99 in E flat Vienna PO, conductor Josef Krips
11.36 Listener request: Auber Du Pauvre Seul Ami Fidèle (La Muette de Portici)
Flotow Ach, So Fromm, Ach, So Traut (Martha) Ponchielli Cielo e Mar! (La Gioconda)
Tchaikovsky Lensky 's aria (Eugene Onegin , Act 2) Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Philharmonia, conductor Alceo Galliera


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda.
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Conductor: Stig Rybrant
Conductor: Stig Westerberg
Conductor: Issay Dobrowen
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Tenor: Andre Mattoni
Conductor: Otto Ackermann
Conductor: Josef Krips
Unknown: Ponchielli Cielo
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Lensky
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Conductor: Alceo Galliera

: Composer of the Week:Cole Porter (1891-1964)

1/5. Donald Macleod explores the glamorous life and music of the American composer/lyricist. Let's Do It (Night and Day) Jane Wyman and Cary Grant
I'm a Gigolo Performed by the composer
I've a Shooting Box in Scotland Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
Within the Quota London Sinfonietta, conductor John McGlinn
Let's Do It; Let's Misbehave (Paris)
Irene Bordoni , Irving Aaaronson 's Commanders What Is This Thing Called Love? (Wake Up and Dream) George Metaxa
Fifty Million Frenchmen (excerpts) Soloists, New England Orchestra, director James Sinclair
Producer Deborah Preston Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Jane Wyman
Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Bing Crosby
Conductor: John McGlinn
Unknown: Irene Bordoni
Unknown: Irving Aaaronson
Unknown: George Metaxa
Director: James Sinclair
Producer: Deborah Preston

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

nThe last of this season of live concerts from
London's Wigmore Hall features violinist llya Gringoits. Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Bach Violin Partitas: No 3 in E, BWV1006, No 1 in B minor, BWV1002, No 2 in D minor, BWVI004


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
This week's programmes feature some of the great violin concertos. Presented by John Shea. Poul Ruders Fairytale Conductor Nan Volkov Tchaikovsky Suite: The Sleeping Beauty Conductor Stefan Solyom
Elqar Sea Pictures Christine Rice (mezzo), conductor Yasuo Shinozaki
Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Christian Tetzlaff , conductor llan Volkov


Presented By: John Shea.
Conductor: Nan Volkov
Conductor: Stefan Solyom
Unknown: Christine Rice
Conductor: Yasuo Shinozaki
Conductor: Christian Tetzlaff

: Making Tracks

The programme for younger listeners features
Beatrix Potter 's The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, adapted by Adrian Mitchell and narrated by Imelda Staunton , with music by Stephen McNeff performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra under Clark Rundell.
Presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Visit the website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Adapted By: Adrian Mitchell
Unknown: Imelda Staunton
Music By: Stephen McNeff
Unknown: Clark Rundell.
Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Stage and Screen

Oscar Hammerstein, born 12 July 1895
Edward Seckerson presents a centenary celebration of the work of Oscar Hammerstein II, with songs from Rose Marie, The Desert Song, Show Boat, Roberta, Oklahoma! and Carousel.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, [address removed] email: [email address removed]


Presenter: Edward Seckerson

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with a selection of music and a round-up of news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2005: Preview Night

Stephanie Hughes and Andrew McGregor look forward to the new season, which begins on Friday, with the Proms director,
Nicholas Kenyon. Including an A-Z of the Proms from Andrew Marr, and at: 7.35 Enter a competition to win Prom tickets.
7.45 Chausson Les Papillons Satie La Diva de I'Empire Felicity Lott (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)
7.50 Stephanie Hughes visits Cadogan Hall in London: the new venue for Proms Chamber Music.
8.00 Rob Cowan presents an Innocent Ear selection on one of this years' Proms themes, the sea.
8.30 Writer and broadcaster Dan Zerdin shares Proms memories and anecdotes.
9.00 Rob Cowan presents an Innocent Ear selection on the Proms theme of fairy tales.
9.20 Composer Fraser Trainer talks about his new violin concerto written for Viktoria Mullova.
9.30 Listeners Listeners' memories of the Proms, related by Nicholas Kenyon.
9.40 Tchaikovsky Suite: The Nutcracker
(excerpts) BBCSO, conductor Malcolm Sargent
Send your competition entries by TEXT: [number removed], email: [email address removed], or Phone: [number removed]
Send Proms memories/anecdotes to: [address removed] or email to: [email address removed]
Pull-out guide to the Proms: see centre pages


Presenter: Stephanie Hughes
Presenter: Andrew McGregor
Presenter: Andrew Marr
Presenter: Rob Cowan
Director: Nicholas Kenyon
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Pianist: Graham Johnson
Interviewee: Fraser Trainer
Proms director: Nicholas Kenyon
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

: Night Waves

To mark the centenary of the Nobel Prize-winning writer Elias Canetti , best known for Auto da Fe, Mathew Sweet takes a look at Party in the Blitz - Canetti's memoirs of living in England during the Second World War. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Elias Canetti
Unknown: Mathew Sweet
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's selections include Senegalese group Orchestra Baobab, American troubadour Jim White and a recording of Poeme Electronique by Edgard Varese.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Jim White
Unknown: Edgard Varese.

: Composer of the Week: Respighl

2/5. In Perfect Unison. Donald Macleod evaluates the influence of Elsa Respighi on her husband's music. Repeated from Tuesday at 12 noon


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Elsa Respighi

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Rebecca Clarke Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for clarinet and viola Peterls Vasks Touches
Dvorak String Quartet in G, Op 106 2.00 Beethoven Mass in D, Op 123 (Missa Solemnis) 3.10 Visee Theorbo Suite
No 12 in C minor 3.30 Hellendaal Cello Sonata, Op 5 No 7
3.40 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
4.05 Elgar, arr Passmore Salut d'Amour
4.10 Thalberg Air Anglais Varie (Home Sweet Home) 4.15 Verdi Pater Noster 3.25 Forster Sonata a 7 4.35 Haydn Piano Trio in G, H XV 25 (Gypsy Rondo)
4.50 Verdi Overture: The Sicilian Vespers 5.00 Bach
Cantata No 54: Widerstehe doch der Sunde 5.10 Brahms Intermezzo in A, Op 118 No 2 5.15 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (The Philosopher) 5.30 Escher Le Vrai Visage de la Paix 5.45 Mozart, arr Danzi Duos from Cosi Fan Tutte
5.55 Bruch Violin Concerto No I in G minor 6.25 Handel Solitudini Amate (Alessandro) 6.30 Faure Suite: Dolly
6.45 Poulenc, orch L Berkeley Flute Sonata


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Rebecca Clarke
Unknown: Forster Sonata
Unknown: Danzi Duos

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