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: Morning on 3

This week Penny Gore features orchestral works by Nielsen, and compositions written at great speed.
7.00 8.30 : Nielsen Overture: Helios Chicago SO/Jean Martinon Biber Partita No 2 in B minor (Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa) Rare Fruits
Council/Manfredo Kraemer Shostakovich Tahiti Trot Philadelphia Orchestra/Mariss Jansons
8.30 10.00 : Mozart Martern allerArten (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) Margaret Price (soprano), ECO, conductor James Lockhart Haydn Piano Sonata in G minor, H XVI 44 Andras Schiff Nielsen Violin Concerto
Nikolaj Znaider, LPO, conductor Lawrence Foster


Unknown: Kraemer Shostakovich Tahiti
Conductor: James Lockhart
Violin: Andras Schiff Nielsen
Conductor: Lawrence Foster

: CD Masters

This week Jonathan Swain features Takemitsu orchestral music and pianist Rudolph Serkin. Bach Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, BWV903 Rudolf Serkin (piano)
10.14 Takemitsu Riverrun Paul Crossley (piano), London Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen
10.30 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 12 No 2 Leonid Kogan , Nina Kogan (piano)
10.48 Takemitsu Fantasma/Cantos Sabine Meyer (clarinet), Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
11.07 Listener request: Handel Semele,
Act 2 Scene 1 Felicity Palmer (soprano), Helen Watts (contralto), ECO, conductor Johannes Somary
11.17 Brahms Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25 Rudolf Serkin , members of the Busch Quartet


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Pianist: Rudolph Serkin.
Piano: Rudolf Serkin
Piano: Riverrun Paul Crossley
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Leonid Kogan
Piano: Nina Kogan
Clarinet: Sabine Meyer
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Soprano: Helen Watts
Conductor: Johannes Somary
Unknown: Rudolf Serkin

: Composers of the Week:

Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel (1805-47) and Clara Schumann (1819-96)
1/5. Childhood. Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel , sister of Felix Mendelssohn , and Robert Schumann 's wife, Clara, were highly respected musicians and composers in their own right. Donald Macleod compares Fanny and Clara's early training. Mendelssohn-Hensel Italien
Susan Gritton (soprano), Eugene Asti (piano)
Verlust; Die Nonne; Sehnsucht Barbara Bonney (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Piano Sonata in G minor Liana Serbescu (piano) C Schumann Polonaise in E flat, Op 1 No 1
Variations de Concert sur la Cavatine du Pirate de Bellini, Op 8 Josef de Beenhouwer (piano)
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Clara Schumann
Unknown: Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel
Unknown: Felix Mendelssohn
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Soprano: Eugene Asti
Soprano: Sehnsucht Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Geoffrey Parsons
Piano: Liana Serbescu
Unknown: Schumann Polonaise

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generation Artists
Live from Wigmore Hall in London.
Presented by Verity Sharp.
AntoineTamestit (viola),
Cedric Tiberghien (piano)
Schumann Marchenbilder , Op 113 Liqeti Viola Sonata
Brahms Viola Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2 See also Tuesday-Friday at 1pm


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Piano: Cedric Tiberghien
Piano: Schumann Marchenbilder

: Afternoon Performance

Music and Dance: BBC Philharmonic
This week Petroc Trelawny focuses on music written for dance or which has inspired choreographers. Byrd, arr Stokowksi Pavane and Gigue Purcell, arr Stokowski Suite Conductor Matthias Bamert
Edward Greqson Stepping Out; Violin Concerto Olivier Charlier (violin), conductor Martyn Brabbins Walton Coronation March: Crown Imperial Conductor Ginandrea Noseda
Elqar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma) Conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Stokowksi Pavane
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Edward Greqson
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Ginandrea Noseda
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners. Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson make a Great Escape, hear some very old music and encounter an instrument with 88 notes. Visit the website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Stage and Screen

Robert Russell Bennett
A celebration of the work of the great Broadway orchestrator. Edward Seckerson and conductor
David Charles Abell introduce performances by the BBC Concert Orchestra, including Bennett's suites from Loewe's Brigadoon and Rodgers's South Pacific, an elaborate version of Berlin's Easter Parade, and an RR Bennett original.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Robert Russell Bennett
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Conductor: David Charles Abell
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Concert Orchestra
John McCabe (piano), Wihan Quartet, conductor Barry Wordsworth
John McCabe , one of Britain's foremost composers and a renowned Haydn performer, joins the BBC Concert Orchestra for a performance of one of Haydn's keyboard concertos. He also discusses with presenter Piers Burton-Page how the music of Haydn has influenced his own compositions. Elgar Serenade for Strings, Op 20
Haydn Keyboard Concerto in D, H XVII1 11, String Quartet in E flat, Op 76 No 6
John McCabe Symphony No 3 (Hommages)


Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: John McCabe
Presenter: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: John McCabe

: Night Waves

Geoffrey Robertson , one of Britain's leading lawyers, talks to Isabel Hilton about about his new book The Tyrannicide Brief, which tells the story of John Cook - the barrister who sent Charles I to the scaffold. Producer ArianeKoeke


Unknown: Geoffrey Robertson
Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: John Cook

: British Composer Awards 2005

1/16. Seventeen of Radio 3's commissions of the last financial year are re-broadcast to offer the chance to vote for the Listeners' Award category of the British Composer Awards 2005. Philip Grange Eclipsing
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
To register your vote, PHONE: [number removed] or vote online at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/newmusic/britishcomposerawards.shtml Voting closes on 30 October. The winner will be announced at the award ceremony in December


Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp celebrates Steve Reich 's birthday and presents tracks from the latest AfroCelt Sound System album, Anatomic.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Steve Reich

: Composer of the Week: Chabrier

2/5. In 1880 Emmanuel Chabrier gave up his day job to compose full-time. With Donald Macleod. Repeated from Tuesday at12 noon


Unknown: Emmanuel Chabrier
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Bach Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 Brahms Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel, Op 24 Chopin Preludes , Op 28 Scriabin Piano Sonata No 4, Op 30
2.30 Schenck Viola da Gamba Sonata in E minor, Op 9 No 5
2.47 Handel Suite: Water Music No 1 in F 3.19 Mozart
Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216 3.43 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) 4.08 Giqout Toccata
4.12 Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV225
4.25 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in D, Kk96 4.31 Bruhns Cantata: 0 werter heil'ger Geist 4.45 Wikander An Evening, Early in Spring 4.50 Liszt Liebestraum
4.55 Liszt Transcendental Study in B flat (Feux Follets)
5.00 Rossini Introduction, Theme and Variations in B flat
5.11 Squire Tarantella 5.15 Dohnanyi Pierrette Fatyla
5.22 Lehar Meine Lippen , sie kussen so heiss (Giuditta)
5.28 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 2, Op 55
5.47 Soderman Three songs (Idyll and Epigram)
5.53 Grainger, arr Sculthorpe Beautiful Fresh Flower
5.56 Ravel Piano Trio in A minor
6.24 Prokofiev Sarcasms, Op 17
6.34 Poulenc Concert Champetre


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Chopin Preludes
Unknown: Dohnanyi Pierrette Fatyla
Unknown: Lehar Meine Lippen

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