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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Nielsen Saga-Drom New Philharmonia, conductor Jascha Horenstein
Handel, arr Liszt Sarabande ; Chaconne (Almira) Alessio Bax (piano) Britten Night Mail
Nigel Hawthorne (reciter), Nash Ensemble , conductor Lionel Friend
8.30 10.00 : Part Da Pacem Domine
Hilliard Ensemble CPE Bach Symphony in B minor, Wg182 No 5 II Giardino Armonico, conductor Giovanni Antonini
Nielsen Hymnus Amoris Barbara Bonney (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor),
Copenhagen Boys' Choir, Danish National Radio Choir, Danish RSO, conductor Ulf Schirmer


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein
Unknown: Liszt Sarabande
Piano: Alessio Bax
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Conductor: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Lionel Friend
Conductor: Giovanni Antonini
Soprano: John Mark Ainsley
Conductor: Ulf Schirmer

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Takemitsu November Steps
Katsuya Yokoyama (shakuhachi),
Kinshu Tsuruta (biwa), Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
10.22 Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 Rudolf Serkin , Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Schneider
10.51 Takemitsu A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, conductor Hiroyuki Iwaki
11.03 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109 Rudolf Serkin
11.27 Listener request: Ravel Ballet: Ma Mere /'Oye Boston SO, conductor Bernard Haitink


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Katsuya Yokoyama
Unknown: Kinshu Tsuruta
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Rudolf Serkin
Conductor: Alexander Schneider
Conductor: Hiroyuki Iwaki
Unknown: Rudolf Serkin
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Composers of the Week: FannyMendelssohn-Hensel and Clara Schumann

4/5. Inspiration. For 19th-century women like Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel and Clara Schumann , their social class determined their possibilities. Fanny's long-awaited journey to Italy with her husband and son lasted nearly a year and proved immensely fruitful. But while Fanny's travels stimulated her to write more music it seems that Clara's itinerant existence as a performing artist had no such effect. Clara wrote much of her music during her marriage to Robert Schumann when the demands of a large family and husband kept her closer to home. Presented by Donald Macleod.
Mendelssohn-Hensel Die
Schiffende Susan Gritton (soprano), Eugene Asti (piano) January; September; December (The Year) Carlo Levi Minzi (piano)
C Schumann Three songs for mixed chorus BBC Singers, Jason Lai (conductor) Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Clara Schumann
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Schiffende Susan Gritton
Soprano: Eugene Asti
Piano: Carlo Levi Minzi
Singers: Jason Lai

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generation Artists
3/4. Presented by Verity Sharp.
Schumann Davidsbundlertanze , Op 6 Llyr Williams (piano)
Reger Viola Suite, Op 131d No 1 Antoine Tamestit Wolf In der Fruhe (Morike Lieder)
Christine Rice (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano)


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Presented By: Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
Unknown: Antoine Tamestit
Unknown: Christine Rice
Piano: Roger Vignoles

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Bernstein Divertimento
John Adams Foxtrot: The Chairman Dances
Rozsa Theme, Variations and Finale Conductor Eric Stern
Copland Quiet City Alison Teale (cor anglais),
Alison Balsam (trumpet), conductor Jac van Steen Bernstein Symphony No 2 (The Age of Anxiety) Sarah Nicolls (piano), conductor Eric Stern


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Presented By: Bernstein Divertimento
Presented By: John Adams
Conductor: Eric Stern
Unknown: Alison Teale
Unknown: Alison Balsam
Piano: Sarah Nicolls
Conductor: Eric Stern

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson dance a polka and a Cossack dance, and hear music from the other side of the world.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Franz Lehar 's overture to The Land of Smiles opens the selection today, and there's ballet music by Glazunov to end. Plus Percy Fletcher , Eric Coates and Emmerich Kalman , and Jack Leon conducting the New Concert Orchestra in Donald Thorne 's Dance of the Three Blind Mice.


Unknown: Franz Lehar
Unknown: Percy Fletcher
Unknown: Eric Coates
Unknown: Emmerich Kalman
Unknown: Jack Leon
Unknown: Donald Thorne

: In Tune

Arts news with Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Africa Lives!
As part of the Africa Lives on the BBC season, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Man Volkov , and jazz trombonist Roswell Rudd with his band MALlcool join forces on a unique collaborative journey fusing classical music with improvisation, jazz and traditional sounds from Mali. Including music by Gyorgy Ligeti and Kevin Volans , and the first performance of a new work composed by Roswell Rudd. Recorded at
Tramway, Glasgow, and presented by Louise Fryer.


Conducted By: Man Volkov
Unknown: Roswell Rudd
Music By: Gyorgy Ligeti
Music By: Kevin Volans
Composed By: Roswell Rudd.
Presented By: Louise Fryer.

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet and guests discuss Ingmar Bergman 's film Saraband - possibly the last film the great Swedish director will ever make - a sequel to his 1973 classic Scenes from a Marriage. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Unknown: Ingmar Bergman
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: The Wire

Dead Code: Ghosts of the Digital Age by Jeff Noon.
Set in the ruins of a housing estate in a futuristic, post-digital-age world, where music haunts the streets, Joe and Dixie are struggling with the loss of Charlie. Dixie is doing her best to hold on to Joe, but will she succeed when the force of Charlie's memory is so strong?
Music by Vini Reilly of the Durutti Column; Songs by Urban Blue
Sound design by Steve Brooke
Producer/Director Nadia Molinari


Writer: Jeff Noon
Music By: Vini Reilly
Songs By: Urban Blue
Sound Design By: Steve Brooke
Director: Nadia Molinari
Dixie: Emma Atkins
Joe: Paul Simpson
Bags: Jason Done
DJ Broken Tongue: Lemn Sissay
Luna: Alison Carney

: British Composer Awards 2005

4/16. Another entry in the Listeners' Award category of the British Composer Awards 2005. Errollyn Wallen: Spirit Symphony (Speed-Dating for two orchestras), BBC Concert Orchestra, Kensington Symphony Orchestra, conductor Russell Keable.
For details of how to vote, see Monday at 10.15pm

: Late Junction

Music from Senegalese singer Daby Balde , the piano of Tord Gustavsen and a visit to the extraordinary soundworld of sampling experimentalists the Books. With Verity Sharp.


Singer: Daby Balde
Unknown: Tord Gustavsen
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Composer of the Week: Chabrier

5/5. Donald Macleod examines how the originality of Chabrier's harmonies and textures made his music influential to later French composers. Repeated from Friday at 12 noon


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor
(Pathetique) (1st mvt) Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor (2nd and 3rd mvts) Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
2.17 Cage Four Squared; Story; Litany for the Whale
2.32 Dvorak Serenade in E, Op 22 3.02 Brahms Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 5 3.41 Grundt/Knoll Potpourri
Caracteristique: The Bridge over the Ocean 3.58 Suppe Overture: Light Cavalry 4.07 Bartok For Children, Book 1 (excerpts) 4.11 Kreisler Syncopation 4.14 Ravel Piano Sonatina 4.27 Haydn Symphony No 73 in D (La Chasse)
4.50 Franck Piece Herofque in B minor 5.00 Gershwin Lullaby 5.09 Wikander King Lily of the Valley 5.13
Strauss Heidebild , Op 9 No 5 5.19 Borodin, arr Sargent String Quartet No 2 in D (3rd mvt: Notturno) 5.27
Monteverdi Altri CanticMmor 5.37 Hellendaal Cello
Sonata in G, Op 5 No 15.46 Mozart Rondo Concertante in B flat, K269 5.53 Tinel Overture:Polyeucte 6.12 Liszt Piano Sonata in B minor 6.44 Harrison Harp Suite


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Dvorak Serenade
Unknown: Strauss Heidebild
Unknown: Monteverdi Altri
Unknown: Mozart Rondo Concertante

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