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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Medtner Fairy Tale Sonata, Op 25 No Geoffrey Tozer (piano) Walton Overture:
Portsmouth Point LSO, conductor Andre Previn Saint Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso , Op 28 Isaac Stern (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
8.30-10.00: Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford) Hanover Band, conductor Roy Goodman
Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge Ian Bostridge (tenor), LPO, conductor Bernard Haitink Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E
Wynton Marsalis , English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Geoffrey Tozer
Conductor: Andre Previn
Conductor: Saint Saens
Conductor: Rondo Capriccioso
Violin: Isaac Stern
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Conductor: Bernard Haitink Hummel
Unknown: Wynton Marsalis
Conductor: Raymond Leppard

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Stravinsky Fireworks, Op4 NBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Guido Cantelli
10.06 Dvorak Theme and Variations in A flat, Op 36 Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
10.22 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201 NBC SO, conductor Guido Cantelli
10.44 Smetana The Lancer; The Astride Dance; Furiant (Czech Dances) Ivan Moravec (piano)
11.00 Victoria Officium Defunctorum (excerpt) Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, conductor George Guest
11.26 Ravel Pavane pour une Infante Defunte Philharmonia, conductor Guido Cantelli
11.35 Dvorak Humoresques , Op 101 Radoslav Kvapil (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Guido Cantelli
Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Conductor: Guido Cantelli
Piano: Ivan Moravec
Unknown: Ravel Pavane
Unknown: Infante Defunte
Conductor: Guido Cantelli
Conductor: Dvorak Humoresques
Piano: Radoslav Kvapil

: Composer of the Week: Gluck

4/5. Gluck's quick temper and combative nature earned him an unenviable reputation, and when he spent six months rehearsing his next opera for Paris, he stretched the performers' tolerance to its limits. Nevertheless, Iphigenie en Aulis was a great success and it was the making of Gluck in the capital. Donald Macleod introduces highlights from this and his next great success in Paris, Armide.
Iphigenie en Aulis (excerpts)
Monteverdi Choir, Lyon Opera Orchestra, director John Eliot Gardiner Armide (excerpts)
Les Musiciens du Louvre with Chorus, director Marc Minkowski
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Director: John Eliot Gardiner
Director: Marc Minkowski
Clytemnestra: Anne Sofie Von Otter (mezzo)
Iphigenie: Lynne Dawson (soprano)
Agamemnon: Jose Van Dam (bass-Baritone)
Achilles: John Aler (tenor)
Armide: Mireille Delunsch (soprano)
Phenice: Francoise Masset (soprano)
Sidonie: Nicole Heaston (soprano)
Hidraot: Laurent Naouri (baritone)
Aronte: Vincent Le Texier (baritone)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

City of London Festival: Odes and Icons 3/12. Presented by Catherine Bott from St Bride's, Fleet Street, last month.
Janacek The Diary of One Who Disappeared Meeta Raval (soprano), Liora Grodnikaite and Emily Steventon (mezzos), Lina Markeby (contralto), Andrew Kennedy (tenor), Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)
String Quartet No I (Kreutzer Sonata) Brodsky Quartet


Presented By: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Liora Grodnikaite
Soprano: Emily Steventon
Contralto: Lina Markeby
Contralto: Andrew Kennedy
Piano: Simon Crawford-Phillips

: BBC Proms 2005

Stephen Hough (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska
Thea Musgrave Turbulent Landscapes Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No I in F sharp minor
Nielsen Symphony No 4 (The Inextinguishable) Repeated from yesterday at 7.00pm


Piano: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Conductor: Thea Musgrave

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

With music from Shelley van Loen and the Palm Court Strings, George Melachrino and Montague Phillips. Plus a tribute to Robert Farnon.


Unknown: Shelley van Loen
Unknown: George Melachrino
Unknown: Montague Phillips.
Unknown: Robert Farnon.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, guests and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2005

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. An exotic score by Stravinsky highlights this season's fairy-tale theme and contrasts with Ravel's bittersweet homage to a vanished world. And James MacMillan conducts his new organ concerto, a riotous piece that transforms the Royal Albert Hall's organ into a menagerie. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.
Wayne Marshall (organ), BBC Singers, BBC Philharmonic, conductors Gianandrea Noseda and James MacMillan
Stravinsky The Nightingale (concert performance; sung in Russian)
8.25 Twenty Minutes: Proms Quiz
Stephanie Hughes puts under the spotlight a panel of distinguished music lovers, including David Attenborough, composer Judith Bingham, CBSO chief executive Stephen Maddock, and conductor Jane Glover, in the first ever Proms quiz, recorded at the Royal Albert Hall.
8.45 James MacMillan A Scotch Bestiary
Ravel La Valse
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
This Prom can also be seen live on BBC4 at 7.30pm


Presenter: Petroc Trelawny
Presenter: Wayne Marshall
Presenter: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: James MacMillan
Contributor: David Attenborough
Contributor: Judith Bingham
Contributor: Stephen Maddock
Contributor: Jane Glover
Nightingale: Olga Trifonova (soprano)
Cook: Ailish (soprano)
Fisherman: Eugeny Akimov (tenor)
Emperor of China: Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)
Chamberlain: Darren Jeffery (bass-Baritone)
Bonze: Daniel Borowski (bass)
Death: Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo)

: In Search of Fela Kuti

A portrait of Nigeria's most influential musician, the late Fela Kuti, countercultural hero and inventor of the Afro-beat style. DJs Max Reinhardt and Rita Ray travel to Lagos and talk to family members and fellow musicians. They visit the original Shrine nightclub, the house and commune that he named the Kalakuta Republic, and his birthplace in nearby Abeokuta.


Unknown: Max Reinhardt
Unknown: Rita Ray

: Late Junction

Irish traditional music from the duo of Michael McGoldrick and John McSherry , Japanese electronica from Nobukazu Takemura , and Sefauchi's Farewell by Purcell performed on clavichord by Thurston Dart. With Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Michael McGoldrick
Unknown: John McSherry
Unknown: Nobukazu Takemura
Unknown: Thurston Dart.
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Composer of the Week: Cole Porter

5/5. Donald Macleod ends his exploration of Cole Porter 's music with shows from his final years. Repeated from Friday at 12 noon


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Cole Porter

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Raychev Sonata for violin and orchestra
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1, Op 107 Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op 45 2.26 Debussy, arr Bon Jeux
2.42 Franck Offertoire pour la Messe de Minuit;
Offertoire in G 2.54 Mendelssohn String Octet in E flat, Op 20 3.26 CPE Bach Gott hat den Herrn auferwecket,
Wq240 (Easter Cantata) 3.54 Telemann Flute Sonata in D (Essercizii Musici ) 4.06 Beethoven Andante Cantabile con Variazioni (Piano Trio in C minor, Op No 3 4.14 Puliti Four Madrigals 4.26 Frescobaldi Canzona Seconda a 4
4.30 Roland Marais Viola da Gamba Suite in C minor
(excerpts) 4.40 Hindemith Trauermusik 4.49 Merlkanto Scherzo for Orchestra 5.00 Purcell Symphony, Duet and Chorus: Let All Mankind (The History of Diodesian)
5.03 A Scarlatti Harpsichord Toccata in G 5.11 Palestrina Tu Es Petrus 5.17 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in D,
Op 65 No 5 5.26 Durante Concerto per Quartetto No I in F minor 5.40 Schumann Traumerei , Op 15 No 7; Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70 5.53 Prokofiev Romeo at
Juliet's Tomb: Death of Tybalt (Ballet: Romeo and Juliet)
6.06 Gilse Trio 6.20 Puccini Rodolphe 's Aria (La Boheme, Act I) 6.26 Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Raychev Sonata
Unknown: Franck Offertoire
Unknown: Bach Gott
Unknown: Essercizii Musici
Unknown: Frescobaldi Canzona Seconda
Unknown: Hindemith Trauermusik
Unknown: Schumann Traumerei
Unknown: Prokofiev Romeo
Unknown: Puccini Rodolphe

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