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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Suk Fantastic Scherzo, Op 25 Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
Britten Fanfare for St Edmundsbury Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Chabrier Limitation au Voyage
Felicity Lott (soprano), Ursula Leveaux (bassoon), Graham Johnson (piano)
8.30-10.00: Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks Wind Ensemble conducted by Charles Mackerras Haydn Symphony No 51 in B flat Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Frans Briiggen Bach Cantata No 71: Gott ist mein Konig Wilhelm Wiedl (treble), Paul Esswood (countertenor),
Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Lieuwe Visser (bass), Tolz Boys ' Choir, Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Contributors

Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Ursula Leveaux
Bassoon: Graham Johnson
Piano: Handel Music
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Conductor: Bach Cantata
Unknown: Konig Wilhelm
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Tenor: Lieuwe Visser
Bass: Tolz Boys
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Schubert Overture: Die Zauberharfe, D644
Staatskapelle Dresden, conductor Willi Boskovsky
10.10 Francis Poulenc Nocturnes , Nos 1, 2 and 4 Performed by the composer (piano)
10.18 Suk Meditation on an Old Czech Chorale,
Op 35a Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karel Sejna
10.26 Britten The Poet's Echo, Op 76 Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (piano)
10.43 Poulenc Concert ChampĂȘtre
Emil Gilels (piano), Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kyrill Kondrashin
11.07 Shostakovich Seven Romances to Poems by Alexander Blok , Op 127 Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), David Oistrakh (violin),
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Moisei Vainberg (piano)
11.31 Handel Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op 6 No 8 English Baroque Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen
11.47 Francis Poulenc Rondeau ; Adagietto (Les Biches) Performed by the composer (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Conductor: Francis Poulenc Nocturnes
Conductor: Karel Sejna
Soprano: Galina Vishnevskaya
Piano: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Emil Gilels
Unknown: Alexander Blok
Soprano: Galina Vishnevskaya
Soprano: David Oistrakh
Violin: Mstislav Rostropovich
Cello: Moisei Vainberg
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Conductor: Francis Poulenc Rondeau

: Composer of the Week: Brahms

4/5. The Price of Success. Brahms was never one to make allowances for other people, in his life or in his music. Donald Macleod explores how this often difficult man won over his audiences to become the most respected composer of his era. Wiegenlied Thomas Allen (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Schicksalslied Atlanta Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Robert Shaw Liebeslieder Walzer , Op 52 (excerpts)
Edith Mathis (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (contralto), Peter Schreier (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Karl Engel and Wolfgang Sawallisch (pianos)
Variations on a theme of Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight

Contributors

Music: Donald MacLeod
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Conducted By: Robert Shaw
Conducted By: Liebeslieder Walzer
Soprano: Edith Mathis
Soprano: Brigitte Fassbaender
Contralto: Peter Schreier
Tenor: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Baritone: Karl Engel
Pianos: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Cutting-Edge Haydn
3/4. Mary Ann Kennedy introduces a concert from the Bute Hall of Glasgow University, featuring the period-instrument string quartet
Festetics, from Hungary, on a rare visit to the UK. Festetics Quartet
Haydn String Quartets: in B flat, Op 64 No 3; in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark)

Contributors

Introduces: Mary Ann Kennedy

: Afternoon Performance

Ulster Orchestra and BBC Singers Touring Japan
Presented by Graeme Kay.
Revueltas Janitzio Conductor Enrique Barrios Bob Chilcott Tandem
City of Belfast Youth Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, conductor Takuo Yuasa Judith Bingham Water Lilies Billy Cowie Lyre-Bird Motet
BBC Singers, Conductor Stephen Cleobury
Revueltas Redes Conductor Enrique Barrios
Rodrigo Fantasia para un Gentilhombre Eduardo Fernandez (guitar), conductor Adrian Leaper

Contributors

Presented By: Graeme Kay.
Conductor: Enrique Barrios
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Judith Bingham
Unknown: Billy Cowie
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Revueltas Redes
Conductor: Enrique Barrios
Conductor: Rodrigo Fantasia
Guitar: Eduardo Fernandez
Conductor: Adrian Leaper

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson present lots of music about a railway up the side of a volcano and Victor Herbert 's March of the Toys.

Contributors

Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson
Unknown: Victor Herbert

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A selection of light music, including this month's featured artist, Mantovani, who was born in Venice 100 years ago this month.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Charles Mackerras at 80
A concert from last year's BBC Proms, in which Charles Mackerras conducted the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in an all-Dvorak programme. The conductor, who is 80 today, recalls the concert with Donald Macleod. Sarah Chang (violin), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66;
Violin Concerto in A minor; Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)

Contributors

Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Violin: Sarah Chang
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso

: Night Waves

Gabriel Gbadamosi investigates the new Darwin exhibition in New York, opening at a time when Darwinism is under fire in the United States. He also talks to British hot-shot playwright Richard Bean about Moliere's The Hypochondriac. Producer Ariane Koek

Contributors

Unknown: Gabriel Gbadamosi
Unknown: Richard Bean
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Late Junction

A contemporary take on traditional Ainu culture from Japan and the virtusoic shamisen playing of Shinichi Kinoshita , 13th-century cantiagas by Alfonso X "El Sabio", and Pharoah Sanders 's epic spiritual journey The Creator Has a Master Plan. Plus Wibutee recorded at this year's London Jazz Festival. Presented by Fiona Talkington.

Contributors

Unknown: Shinichi Kinoshita
Unknown: Pharoah Sanders
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Composer of the Week: Alwyn

5/5. Donald Macleod presents highlights from an opera, plus a late orchestral work inspired by the 17th-century English writer Thomas Browne. Naiades (excerpts) Anna Noakes (flute), Gillian Tingay (harp) Symphony No 5 (Hydriotaphia) LPO conducted by the composer Miss Julie
(excerpts) Jill Gomez (soprano), Benjamin Luxon (baritone), Delia Jones (mezzo), Philharmonia, conductor Vilem Tausky Repeated from Friday at 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Thomas Browne.
Flute: Anna Noakes
Flute: Gillian Tingay
Soprano: Jill Gomez
Soprano: Benjamin Luxon
Baritone: Delia Jones
Conductor: Vilem Tausky

: Through the Night


With Jonathan Swain.

Beethoven Overture: The Consecration of the House Mozart Concerto in C for flute and harp, K299 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring)

2.22 Mosonyi Studies for the Teaching of the Interpretation of Hungarian Music

2.36 Ralchev Symphony No 2 (The New Prometheus)

3.22 Papandopulo Dodolice, Op 273.42 Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

4.00 Purcell Chaconne (Dioclesian)

4.03 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

4.17 Ward Fantasia Nola 5 5

4.21 Frescobaldi Toccata per Spinettina e violino
4.25 Frescobaldi Canzona Vigesima Seconda detta la Nicolina

4.30 Allegri Miserere Mei Deus
4.43 Schumann Toccata in C. Op 7
4.49 Handel Water Music: Suite No 2 in D

5.00 Rameau Suite in G (arr for woodwind quintet)

5.15 Carlsslml Vanitas Vanitatum
5.26 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata) (1st mvt)

5.37 Brahms Neue Liebeslieder , Op 65

6.00 Livadic Two Scherzos

6.05 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody in D.Op 11 No 2

6.17 Strauss Madchenblumen , Op 22

6.29 Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor

Contributors

Presenter: Jonathan Swain








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