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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Mozart Divertimento in B flat, K270 Amadeus Winds, conductor
Christopher Hogwood Bax Tintagel London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
Peter Maxwell Davies An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by the composer
8.30-10.00: Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
Byrd Gloria (Mass for four voices) King's Singers, Shostakovich Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings Leif Ove Andsnes (piano),
Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Jarvi


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Piano: Byrd Gloria
Piano: Leif Ove Andsnes
Piano: Hakan Hardenberger
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi

: CD Masters

Presented by Rob Cowan.
Dvorak Mazurkas , Op 56 (excerpts) Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
10.16 Listener request:
Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor Philharmonia, conductor Guido Cantelli
10.43 Smetana Bettina Polka (1st version)
Walter Klien (piano) Bettina Polka (2nd version) Vera Repkova (piano)
10.50 Beethoven Incidental music: Egmont
(excerpts) Magda Laszlo (soprano), Vienna State Opera Orchestra , conductor Hermann Scherchen
11.19 Dvorak Suite in A, Op 98 Marian Lapsansky (piano)
11.38 Haydn Symphony No 88 in NBC
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Guido Cantelli


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Presented By: Dvorak Mazurkas
Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Conductor: Guido Cantelli
Piano: Walter Klien
Piano: Bettina Polka
Piano: Vera Repkova
Soprano: Magda Laszlo
Soprano: Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Conductor: Dvorak Suite
Piano: Marian Lapsansky
Conductor: Guido Cantelli

: Composer of the Week: Gluck

5/5. Gluck worked on his last two operas simultaneously - one widely regarded as his masterpiece and the other which flopped so badly it broke his spirit and he decided to abandon the opera stage altogether. Donald Macleod introduces highlights from both.
Echo et Narcisse (excerpts) Deborah Massell (soprano), Hamburg Opera Chorus,
Concerto Koln, conductor Rene Jacobs Iphigenie en Tauride (excerpts)
Simon Keenlyside (baritone: Orestes), Mireille Delunsch (soprano: Iphigenia), Laurent Naouri (baritone: Thoas), Yann Beuron (tenor: Pylades), Les Musiciens du Louvre, director Mark Minkowski
Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Deborah Massell
Conductor: Rene Jacobs
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Soprano: Mireille Delunsch
Baritone: Laurent Naouri
Tenor: Yann Beuron
Director: Mark Minkowski

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

City of London Festival: Odes and Icons
4/12. Odes and Icons. Presented by Catherine Bott from St Andrew Holborn. Featuring music by three Viennese composers who profoundly influenced the course that music would take in the 20th century.
Anna Dennis (soprano), Psappha Berg Piano Sonata, Op I
Webern Four Pieces, Op 7
Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire, Op 21


Presented By: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Anna Dennis

: BBC Proms 2005

Wayne Marshall (organ), BBC Singers,
BBC Philharmonic, conductors Gianandrea Noseda and James MacMillan
Stravinsky The Nightingale (concert performance; sung in Russian)
James MacMillan A Scotch Bestiary Ravel La Valse
Repeated from yesterday at 7.30pm


Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Conductors: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductors: James MacMillan
Unknown: James MacMillan
Nightingale: Olga Trifonova (soprano)
Cook: Ailish Tynan (soprano)
Fisherman: Eugeny Akimov (tenor)
Emperor of China: Sergei Lelferkus (baritone)
Chamberlain: Darren Jeffery (bass-Baritone)
Bonze: Daniel Borowski (bass)
Death: Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo)

: Jazz Legends

Michel Petrucciani
In an interview recorded not long before his death in 1999, Alyn Shipton talks to the French pianist about his career and influences and how his disability (osteogenesis imperfecta, more often known as glass bones disease) proved no impediment to a triumphant jazz career on both sides of the Atlantic.


Unknown: Michel Petrucciani
Talks: Alyn Shipton

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2005

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. A favourite Proms soloist plays Mozart's folk-inspired violin concerto, and a great interpreter of the Romantic symphonic repertory conducts Mahler's turbulent Fifth Symphony, with its heart-rending adagietto written for his wife as an expression of their love. Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Philharmonia, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi
Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G minor, K216
7.55 Twenty Minutes: Talking Proms Tommy Pearson is in the Proms box for another in a weekly series of programmes with news, views and features on the current Proms season.
8.15 Mahler Symphony No 5 Repeated on Tuesday at 2pm
This Prom can also be seen live on BBC4 at 7.30pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: Africa Remix

Hassan Arouni travels to Africa to meet artists from Mozambique, Algeria, Zimbabwe and Nigeria. Drawing inspiration from sources as diverse as the colours of Kente cloth, the politics of Zimbabwe, brands of West African beer and ceremonies of religious devotion, they reflect the wealth and diversity of 21-century African art.


Unknown: Hassan Arouni

: Mixing It

Jaga Jazzist collaborate with keyboard player Django Bates in a specially recorded session introduced by Mark Russell and Robert Sandall.


Unknown: Jaga Jazzist
Unknown: Django Bates
Introduced By: Mark Russell
Introduced By: Robert Sandall.

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a special live edition from the Manchester Jazz Festival. The show's line-up includes, among others, the Scandinavian quartet Parish, featuring saxophonist Fredrik Ljungqvist and the "house pianist" of ECM Records, Bobo Stenson.


Unknown: Fredrik Ljungqvist
Unknown: Bobo Stenson.

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat, K271
(Jeunehomme) 1.36 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
2.34 Brahms Six Piano Pieces, Op 116
2.58 Frescobaldi Canzona Terza a due Canti (Canzoni da Sonare) 3.03 Mendelssohn Concerto in D minor for violin and piano 3.42 Chopin Six Polish Songs, Op 74
4.01 Forster Sonata: La Sidon
4.07 Gletle Eia Gaude Cor Meum
4.11 Groneman Flute Sonata in D
4.25 Hempenius Variations on Wien Neerlandsch Bloed
4.31 Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K618
4.36 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66
4.51 Schumann Theme and Variations on the name
Abegg, Op 1 5.00 Saint-Sains Danse Macabre , Op 40
5.08 Simpson Prelude and Divisions upon a Ground
5.16 Jaquet de la Guerre Trio Sonata in D
5.25 A Scarlatti Toccata in D minor; Toccata in A minor
5.33 Gorczycki Te Lucis ante; In Manus Tuas; Nunc Dimittis 5.41 Zulawski Suite in the Old Style
5.53 Popper Hungarian Rhapsody, Op 68
6.01 Weiner Serenade in F minor for small orchestra, Op 3
6.24 Ravel She'he'razade
6.43 Graeme Koehne Rhumba : Powerhouse
6.55 Constantinescu Toccata for piano


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Frescobaldi Canzona Terza
Unknown: Wien Neerlandsch Bloed
Unknown: Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso
Unknown: Saint-Sains Danse MacAbre
Unknown: Gorczycki Te Lucis
Unknown: Weiner Serenade
Unknown: Graeme Koehne Rhumba
Unknown: Constantinescu Toccata

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