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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach Toccata in C minor, BWV911
Martha Argerich (piano) Respighl Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 1 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Ruiz de Ribayaz Achas y Huelta del Acha Hacas Ensemble Villancico Chopin Introduction and Polonaise in C, Op 3 Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Martha Argerich (piano)
8.30-10.00: Liszt Piano Sonata in B minor Martha Argerich Juan Gutierrez de Padilla
Credo (Missa Ego Flos Campi) Ex Cathedra/Jeffrey Skidmore Schumann Koncertstuck in F, Op 86 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Klaus Tennstedt


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Martha Argerich
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Cello: Martha Argerich

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Vivaldi Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 3 No 11 NBC SO, conductor Arturo Toscanini
10.13 Caldara Magnificat in C Rheinische Kantorei , Das Kleine Konzert , conductor Hermann Max
10.21 Wagner Tristan und Isolde, Act 1 (Prelude) New PO, conductor Adrian Boult
10.32 Albinoni Sonata in A minor, Op 6 No 6 Amandine Beyer (violin), Jeremie Papasergio (bassoon), Laurent Stewart (harpsichord)
10.44 Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
11.24 Handel Armida Abbandonata
Emma Kirkby (soprano), London Baroque, director Charles Mediam (cello)
11.41 Marcello Oboe Concerto in D minor Heinz Holliger , members of Dresden
Staatskapelle, conductor Vittorio Negri


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Unknown: Rheinische Kantorei
Conductor: Das Kleine Konzert
Conductor: Hermann Max
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Bassoon: Laurent Stewart
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Unknown: Armida Abbandonata
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Cello: Charles Mediam
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Conductor: Vittorio Negri

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

3/5. Tchaikovsky's state of mind with regard to his work could veer between ecstatic optimism and despairing doubt. These mood swings often, as Donald Macleod discovers, severely affected the composer's life and music.
It's Painful, It's Sweet, Op 6 No 3 Ljuba
Kazarnovskaya (soprano), Ljuba Orfenova (piano) Marche Slave Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert Von Karajan
Suite No 3 in G (excerpt) Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi The Guardsman, Act 2 (excerpt)
Soloists, Cagliari Teatro Lirico Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Piano Concerto No 3 in E flat (Allegro Brillante) Mikhail Pletnev , Philharmonia, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev
Repeated on Tuesday 27 December at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Prague and Vienna
2/4. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Lukas Vondracek (piano)
Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K330
Novak Songs of a Winter Night, Op 30 Smetana Rêves


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Piano: Lukas Vondracek

: Afternoon Performance

German Romantics -
BBC Philharmonic, BBC Singers Presented by Edward Seckerson.
Liszt Ce Ou'on Entend sur la Montagne Conductor Gianandrea Noseda Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C Conductor Gianandrea Noseda
Liszt Tasso Conductor Gianandrea Noseda
Schumann Four Songs for double chorus, Op 141 BBC Singers, conductor Celso Antunes
Liszt Les Préludes Conductor Gianandrea Noseda


Presented By: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Liszt Tasso
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Celso Antunes
Conductor: Liszt Les
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: Choral Evensong

From St George's Cathedral, Cape Town, South Africa, with the Cathedral Choir, St George 's Singers and Voices of Cape Town.
Responses: Barry Smith. Psalms 137,138 (Wesley, Knight). An African Freedom Song. First
Reading: Isaiah 35, vvHO. Office Hymn: Hark a Thrilling Voice (Merton). Magnificat (African fauxbourdons, arr Chris Chivers ). Second
Reading: Revelation 21, vv9-12, 21-25; 22, vvl-2. Nunc Dimittis (Spiritual, arr John Harper ).
Homily: Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Anthem:
A Song of Hope (Peter Klatzow ; first performance). Final Hymn: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
(Battle Hymn). Organ Voluntary: Toccata (Hank Temmingh ). Directors of music Barry Smith and Lungile Jacobs. Assistant organist Grant Brasier. RT DIRECT: Songs of Praise: The Nation's Favourite Carols is available on CD for £11.99 (RRP E12.99) including p&p. To order, please send a cheque, payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: [address removed], or phone [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Barry Smith.
Unknown: Chris Chivers
Unknown: John Harper
Unknown: Desmond Tutu.
Unknown: Peter Klatzow
Unknown: Hank Temmingh
Music: Barry Smith
Music: Lungile Jacobs.
Organist: Grant Brasier.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music, guests and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Presented by Sara Mohr Pietsch.
Lawrence Power (viola), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Garry Walker Niqel Osborne Zansa
Sally Beamish Viola Concerto No 2 (Seafarer) James MacMillan / (A Meditation on lona) Hans Werner Henze Symphony No 1


Presented By: Sara Mohr Pietsch.
Conductor: Garry Walker
Conductor: Niqel Osborne Zansa
Viola: Sally Beamish
Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: Hans Werner Henze

: A German Christmas

BBC Singers, His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Michael Praetorius Puer Natus in Bethlehem Schiitz Magnificat, SWV468


Unknown: Majestys Sagbutts
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Phillip Dodd lifts the lid on a topic in the headlines, to uncover the history of ideas and debates behind it. Producer ZahidWarley


Unknown: Phillip Dodd

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington plays diverse music from Finland, including accordionist Kimmo Pohjonen 's fusion group KTU, a carol by Kostiainen, and a traditional kantele (plucked string instrument) tune.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Accordionist: Kimmo Pohjonen

: Composer of the Week: Lassus

4/5. The Renaissance saw a renewal of interest in Classical poetry as well as a blossoming in contemporary writing. Lassus set both ancient and modern poetry to music. Presented by Donald Macleod and Jeremy Summerly. Dulces Exuviae (Dido's Lament); Lagrime di San Pietro
Repeated from Thursday at 12 noon


Presented By: Donald MacLeod
Presented By: Jeremy Summerly.
Unknown: San Pietro

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Paganinl Perpetuum Mobile Sarasate Romanza Andaluza Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100
Ysaye Violin Sonata in D minor, Op 27 No 3 (Ballade)
1.35 Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor 1.47 Bartok
Sonata for Solo Violin 2.07 Britten Les Illuminations, Op 18
2.30 Mendelssohn Piano Trio in C minor, Op 66
2.59 Lithander Piano Sonata in C. Op 8 No I (Sonate
Facile) 3.11 Haydn Sinfonia Concertante in B flat, H 1105
3.33 Weber Clarinet Concertino in E flat, Op 26
3.43 Karlowicz Serenade in G, Op 2 4.05 Rangstrom
Violin Suite No I (in Modo Antico) 4.14 Telemann Scherzo Melodico No 2 in B flat (Martedi) (Pyrmonter Kurwoche)
4.23 Bach Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056
4.33 Khachaturian Adagio ofSpartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus) 4.40 Sandstrom Surge Aquilo
4.47 Debussy Jardins sous la Pluie 4.52
Glinka Kamarinskaya 5.00 Geminiani Concerto Grosso in A,
Op 2 No 6 5.08 CPE Bach Wer ist so wurdig als du, Wq222
5.13 Gaubert Aquarelle No I (Pour un Clair Matin)
5.20 Chopin Mazurka in C minor, Op 56 No 3
5.25 Kreisler 0 Sanctissima 5.30 A Gabriell Aria delta Battaglia a 8 5.40 Zimmer, arr Wasson Film music: Gladiator (excerpt) 5.47 Resplqhl Pines of Rome
6.11 Brahms Alto Rhapsody
6.24 Mozart Serenade in D, KV239 (Serenata Notturna)
6.36 Fitelberg From the Depths of the Sea, Op 26


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Karlowicz Serenade
Unknown: Debussy Jardins
Unknown: Glinka Kamarinskaya
Unknown: Gaubert Aquarelle
Unknown: Chopin Mazurka
Unknown: Mozart Serenade

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