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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op 28 Maxim Vengerov (violin), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor ZubinMehta Hummel Rondo Brillant, Op 56
Howard Shelley (piano), London Mozart Players Kabalevsky Suite: The Comedians Bavarian
State Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
8.30-10.00: Ireland We'll to the Woods No More John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)
Dvorak Piano Quintet in A, Op 81 Sarah Chang and Alexander Kerr (violins), Wolfram Christ (viola), Georg Faust (cello), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) Wagner Overture: Rienzi
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Christian Thielemann


Presented By: Penny Gore
Violin: Maxim Vengerov
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Piano: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Sarah Chang
Violins: Alexander Kerr
Violins: Wolfram Christ
Cello: Georg Faust
Cello: Leif Ove Andsnes
Conductor: Christian Thielemann

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Rimsky-Korsakov Christmas Eve, Act 1 (excerpt) Dmitri Tarkhov (tenor), Sergei Krasovsky and Vsevolod Tyutyunik (basses), Moscow RSO , conductor Nikolai Golovanov
10.13 Mozart Piano Concerto No 25 in C, K503 South West German Radio Symphony
Orchestra, director Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
10.45 Schubert Die schone Mullerin, D795 (excerpt) Georgi Vinogradov (tenor), Georgi Orentlikher (piano)
11.14 Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100 Isaac Stern , Alexander Zakin (piano)
11.36 Wagner Wotan's Farewell and Magic Fire Music (Die Walkure) Mark Reizen (bass), Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, conductor Vasily Nebol 'sin


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Tenor: Dmitri Tarkhov
Tenor: Sergei Krasovsky
Basses: Vsevolod Tyutyunik
Basses: Moscow Rso
Conductor: Nikolai Golovanov
Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Tenor: Georgi Vinogradov
Piano: Georgi Orentlikher
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Piano: Alexander Zakin
Bass: Mark Reizen
Conductor: Vasily Nebol

: Composer of the Week: Ellington

4/5. The late 1940s were a difficult time for Duke Ellington. As a new brand of jazz called bebop began to emerge, the demand for big bands declined. And the frequent changes in personnel in the band made it difficult to maintain standards. But Ellington continued to thrive as a bandleader and began to find new outlets for his longer concert pieces. Donald Macleod explores those difficult years and introduces the work regarded by some as Ellington's best extended work - Harlem.
Pretty and the Wolf; Do Nothin' 'til You Hear from Me; I'm Beginning to See the Light; Don't Get Around Much Anymore; Transblucency; The
Clothed Woman; On a Turquoise Cloud; Harlem; B Sharp Blues; Reflections in D; Dancers in Love; Jeep's Blues
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes introduces a concert given at London's Wigmore Hall in March. Zehetmair Quartet
Grieg String Quartet in F (unfinished) Schubert Overture in C minor, D8a Schumann String Quartet in F, Op 41 No 2


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Edward Seckerson.
Barber Essay for Orchestra No 1, Op 12 Conductor Grant Llewellyn
Britten Nocturne Andrew Kennedy (tenor), conductor Douglas Bostock
Bridge Summer Conductor Richard Hickox Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
Nelson Goerner , conductor James Judd Hoist St Paul 's Suite, Op 29 Conductor Paul Watkins
Barber Knoxville Summer of 1915, Op 24 Susan Gritton (soprano), conductor Richard Hickox


Presented By: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Conductor: Douglas Bostock
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Nelson Goerner
Conductor: James Judd
Conductor: Hoist St Paul
Conductor: Paul Watkins
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A selection of light classics, including favourites from this month's theme: the world of operetta.

: In Tune

Arts news, studio guests and a selection of music, presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Artur Pizarro continues his series at
St John's, Smith Square, London, in which he performs the complete solo piano music by Debussy and Ravel. Tonight he performs works composed between 1895 and 1904. Ravel Serenade Grotesque; Menuet Antique; Pavane
Debussy Pour le Piano RavelJeux d'Eau
Debussy Estampes


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Presented By: Artur Pizarro

: Twenty Minutes: The Last Communard

He fired the last shot, on the last barricade, on the last day of the tragic Paris Commune, or did he? Chris Dolan and Gavin Bowd unravel the true tale of unlikely socialist hero Adrien Lejeune and his martyr's grave in Pere Lachaise cemetery.


Unknown: Chris Dolan
Unknown: Gavin Bowd
Unknown: Adrien Lejeune

: Debussy

Masques; D 'un Cahier d'Esquisses; Lisle Joyeuse ; Morceau de Concours Ravel Sonatine


Unknown: Lisle Joyeuse

: Night Waves

Paul Allen with another edition of the arts and ideas programme. Producer Anne Marie Cole


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Anne Marie Cole

: British Composer Awards 2005

16/16. The final entry in the Listeners' Award category of the British Composer Awards 2005. Joby Talbot Sneaker Wave BBC National
Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn For details of how to vote, see Monday at 10.15pm


Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: Late Junction

Music includes drummer Manu Katche 's latest release, Neighbourhood, featuring saxophonist Jan Garbarek ; songs from larla O'Lionnaird; and a look ahead to next month's London Jazz
Festival. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Manu Katche
Unknown: Jan Garbarek
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Composer of the Week: Chopin

5/5. Donald Macleod looks at how the variable state of Chopin's health affected his music.
Funeral March (Piano Sonata No 2 in B minor, Op 35) Martha Argerich
Nocturne in E minor, Op 72 No 1 Peter Katin (piano)
24 Preludes, Op 28 (excerpts) Havard Gimse (piano)
Scherzo No 4 in E, Op 54 Claudio Arrau (piano) Mazurka in F minor, Op 63 No 2 Evgeny Kissin (piano)
Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60; Waltz in E flat, Op 18 Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Repeated from Friday at 12 noon


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Piano: Peter Katin
Piano: Havard Gimse
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Piano: Evgeny Kissin
Piano: Dinu Lipatti

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Boboc Little Divertimento in the Classical Style Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
Tchalkovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor
2.29 Eckhard Piano Sonata in F minor, Op I No
2.50 Mozart, compl Siissmayr Requiem in D minor, K626
3.37 D Scarlatti Piano Sonata in E, K46
3.41 Poulenc Violin Sonata 4.02 A Merikanto Scherzo
4.13 Dvorak Slavonic Dances: in A, Op 46 No 5; in D flat,
Op 46 No 4 4.20 Verdi Ben to T'lnvenni; Anchio Dischiuso Ungiorno; Salgo Gia del Trono Aurato (Nabucco)
4.31 Strauss Horn Concerto No 2 4.52 Ibert Trois Pièces Breves 5.00 Scriabin Nocturne for the Left Hand, Op 9 No 2 5.07 Part The Woman with the Alabaster Box
5.13 Nielsen Serenata in Vano 5.21 Liadov The
Enchanted Lake 5.31 Handel Piangero la Sorte Mia (Giulio Cesare , Act 3) 5.38 Bacheler Pavan 5.43 Kodaly Adagio
5.53 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 11 6.15 Gluck Overture: Iphigenie en Tauride 6.28 Schubert Die
Burgschaft, D246 6.46 Telemann Concerto in E minor for recorder and flute, TWV 52 e:l


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Verdi Ben
Unknown: Anchio Dischiuso
Unknown: Nielsen Serenata
Unknown: Handel Piangero
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Bacheler Pavan

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