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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Ireland A London Overture
LSO, conductor Richard Hickox Liszt Ave Maria (The Bells of Rome) Stephen Hough (piano) Satie March: Le Piccadilly Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
Cole Porter Main Title; I Love Paris; Montmart' (Can-Can) Frank Sinatra , Maurice Chevalier and Chorus from the original soundtrack recording Vieuxtemps Souvenir d'Amerique sur Yankee Doodle, Op 17 Philippe Koch (violin), Luc Devos (piano) Respighi The Fountains of Rome Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra, conductor Danielle Gatti
8.30-10.00: Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K545
Christian Zacharias Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish) Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, conductor David Zinman


Presented By: Penny Gore
Piano: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Conductor: Cole Porter
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Violin: Philippe Koch
Violin: Luc Devos
Conductor: Danielle Gatti
Conductor: David Zinman

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Liszt Les Preludes New Symphony Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
10.16 Handel He That Dwelleth in Heaven....
Thou Shalt Break Them (Messiah) Jon Vickers (tenor), RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.20 Verdi Ingemisco (Messa da Requiem) Jon Vickers (tenor), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
10.24 Shostakovich Piano Sonata No 2, Op 64 Emil Gilels
10.51 Britten Peter 's mad scene (Peter Crimes, Act 3) Jon Vickers (tenor), Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
11.02 Mahler, arr Britten What the Wild Flowers Tell Me English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
11.13 Schubert Mut; Die Nebensonnen; Der Leiermann (Winterreise, 0911) Jon Vickers (tenor), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
11.23 Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in D
(Reformation) LPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
11.53 Vaughan Williams Bright Is the Ring of Words (Songs of Travel) Jon Vickers (tenor), Richard Woitach (piano)


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Tenor: Jon Vickers
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Conductor: Verdi Ingemisco
Tenor: Jon Vickers
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Emil Gilels
Unknown: Britten Peter
Tenor: Jon Vickers
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Tenor: Jon Vickers
Tenor: Geoffrey Parsons
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Tenor: Jon Vickers
Piano: Richard Woitach

: Composer of the Week: Dohnanyi

5/5. Donald Macleod introduces works from Dohnanyi's American years.
Three Singular Pieces, Nos 1 and 2 Ernst von Dohnanyi (piano) Violin Concerto No 2
Mark Kaplan , Barcelona and Catalonia
National SO, conductor Lawrence Foster American Rhapsody
Frankfurt RSO, director Alun Francis
Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Ernst Von Dohnanyi
Unknown: Mark Kaplan
Director: Alun Francis

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

St Magnus Festival
4/4. Recorded at midsummer in St Magnus
Cathedral in Kirkwall, Linda Ormiston introduces the Nash Ensemble , appearing for the first time as a string quartet. They're joined by John Kenny playing the Iron-Age Celtic brass instrument, the carnyx.
John Kenny (carnyx), Nash Ensemble Grieg String Quartet in G minor, Op 27
Nigel Osborne Forest River Ocean for carnyx, string quartet and tape


Introduces: Linda Ormiston
Unknown: Nash Ensemble
Unknown: John Kenny
Unknown: John Kenny

: BBC Proms 2005

Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Gothenburg
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini Mahler Ruckert-Lieder
Tubin Toccata
Sibelius Symphony No 5 Repeated from last Friday


Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Francesca

: Jazz Legends

Gil Scott-Heron
Julian Joseph is in conversation with writer James Wylie about the music of writer, poet. composer and pianist Gil Scott -Heron. Heron's politically charged music takes us from soul and funk via early rap to such iconic R 'n' B tracks as The Revolution Will Not Be Televised and The
Bottle, both from 1974.


Unknown: Gil Scott-Heron
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: James Wylie
Pianist: Gil Scott

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, with studio guests and an round-up of arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2005

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. The bicentenary of Hans Christian
Andersen is celebrated with a specially commissioned work based on his tale of sacrifice, unconditional love and watery death. Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Inger Dam-Jensen (soprano), Gert Henning -Jensen (tenor), Lars Vogt (piano), Danish National Radio Girls' Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard Bent Sorensen The Little Mermaid (first performance)
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
8.30 Twenty Minutes: Talking Proms Fiona Talkington discusses the rich folk traditions of Scandinavia with tonight's featured composer, Bent Sorensen, and presents news, views and features on the current Proms season.
8.50 Nielsen Symphony No 5
Repeated on Thursday 25 August at 2.30pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Hans Christian
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Soprano: Inger Dam-Jensen
Soprano: Gert Henning
Tenor: Lars Vogt
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Nile Lands

4/4. Egypt. Zeinab Badawi considers how, from the Nilometers of the Pharaohs to Nasser's high dam at Aswan, Egyptians ancient and modern have tried to tame the river and the silt-rich annual flood it brings from the heart of Africa.
And she discovers that the Egyptian world-view has been coloured by the knowledge that the Nile is a source both of life and of death.

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mix of musical styles and influences.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Jazz on 3

Herbie Hancock/Wayne Shorter/Dave Holland/Brian Blade
Another chance to hear three superstars of jazz and a rising star in a rare performance together, last year at the Barbican. Pianist Herbie Hancock, saxophonist Wayner Shorter and bassist Dave
Holland, all veterans of Miles Davis's bands of the 1960s, are joined by Wayne Shorter's current drummer, Brian Blade. Presented by Jez Nelson .


Presented By: Jez Nelson

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Verdi Falstaff
A complete performance conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini.
3.08 Cambini Trio in 0 for flute, oboe and bassoon. Op 45 No 13.22 Rosenmiiller Gloria/Das Wort ward Fleisch
3.37 Bach Trio Sonata in G, BWV1038 3.45 Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No I in A minor 4.06 Dvorak In Nature's Realm, Op 63 4.19 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 1, Op 19
(Midsummer Vigil) 4.34 Merikanto Improvisation, Op 76 No 3 4.41 Bruckner Locus Iste; Christus Factus Est 4.49 Hannikainen Air, Op 16 No 14.54 Sibelius Romance, Op 42
5.00 D Scarlatti Piano Sonata in E, Kk380 5.05 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K589 5.30 Haydn Piano Sonata in 0, H XVI 33 5.47 Durante Concerto per Quattro No 2 in G minor 5.59 Peterson-Berqer Singing Games (Ran)
6.02 Verdi Patria Oppressa (Macbeth) (sung in Hungarian) 6.09 Purcell Four Dances (Abdelazer)
6.13 Liszt Transcription from Mozart's Die Zauberflote
6.18 Berlioz Overture: Le Roi Lear 6.34 Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orfeo ed Euridice) 6.41 Genin Fantaisie sur Rigoletto, Op 19 6.53 Verdi Ballet music (Otello, Act 3)


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Verdi Falstaff
Conducted By: Carlo Maria Giulini.
Unknown: Gluck Dance
Unknown: Genin Fantaisie

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