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: Morning on 3

Penny Gore begins Mozart's 250th anniversary year with early symphonies and wind divertimenti. Plus the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in their 25th anniversary season.
Offenbach Overture: Orphee aux Enfers Mozart Symphony No 1 in E flat, K16 Beethoven Overture: Egmont
8.30 10.00 : Mozart Divertimento in B flat, KAnh229 No 1 Sibelius Symphony No 1 Monteverdi L'Orfeo, Act 4

: CD Masters

This week featuring recordings by conductor
Jascha Horenstein , and Schumann piano works. Presented by Jonathan Swain.
J Strauss (son) Overture: Die Fledermaus
Vienna State Opera Orchestra/Jascha Horenstein
10.08 Schumann Papillons, Op 2 Alfred Cortot (piano)
10.21 Barber Violin Concerto Lola Bobesco , French National Radio Orchestra/Jascha Horenstein
10.44 Zelenka Trio Sonata No 6 in C minor
Heinz Holliger and Maurice Bourgue (oboes), Klaus Thunemann (bassoon),
Lucio Buccarella (contrabassoon), Christiane Jaccottet (harpsichord)
11.01 Schumann Variations on the name Abegg, Op I Clara Haskil (piano)
11.09 Brahms Symphony No 1 in C French
National Radio Orchestra/Jascha Horenstein

Contributors

Conductor: Jascha Horenstein
Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Alfred Cortot
Unknown: Lola Bobesco
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Oboes: Maurice Bourgue
Bassoon: Klaus Thunemann
Bassoon: Lucio Buccarella
Harpsichord: Christiane Jaccottet
Piano: Clara Haskil

: Composer of the Week:Aaron Copland (1900-90)

1/5. Donald Macleod explores the life and work of one of America's best-loved composers.
Today he introduces music from Copland's days in Paris under the guiding hand of Nadia Boulanger , and from his return during the Depression.
Suite: Music for the Theatre Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hugh Wolff Help Us, 0 Lord (Four Motets)
Dunedin Consort, director Ben Parry
Piano Variations Joanna MacGregor (piano) Short Symphony Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Producer Deborah Preston Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight RT DIRECT: Copland's Appalachian Spring is available on CD for E4.50 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone: [number removed] (national rate) quoting [number removed], or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Nadia Boulanger
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Piano: Ben Parry
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Unknown: Louis Symphony
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Producer: Deborah Preston

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The Poems of Theophile Gautier
From Wigmore Hall in London, presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Bernarda Fink (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano) Gounod Ou Voulez-Vous Aller? Faure La Chanson du Pecheur
Duparc Lamento; Au Pays Où Se Fait la Guerre Falla Trois Poemes de Theophile Gautier Berlioz Les Nuits dEt6, Op 7

Contributors

Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Presented By: Bernarda Fink
Piano: Roger Vignoles

: Afternoon Performance

Kings of Heaven and Earth -
BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers
A week of music for Epiphany, also featuring highlights from a Christmas concert given by the BBC Singers in Riga, Latvia. And today, music from a concert in honour of the harpist Sidonie Goossens. Presented by Warwick Thompson. Ravel La Valse Conductor Thierry Fischer Poulenc Motets pour le Temps de Noël
BBC Singers, conductor Dominic Wheeler
Alwyn Harp Concerto (Lyra Angelica) Sioned Williams (harp), conductor Thierry Fischer Andrew Simpson A Garland for the King BBC Singers, conductor Dominic Wheeler Mahler Adagietto (Symphony No 5) Conductor Thierry Fischer
Janacek Otcenas Sioned Williams (harp), BBC Symphony Chorus, conductor Stephen Jackson
Roussel Bacchus et Ariane: Suite No I
Conductor Thierry Fischer

Contributors

Harpist: Sidonie Goossens.
Presented By: Warwick Thompson.
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Dominic Wheeler
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Andrew Simpson
Conductor: Dominic Wheeler
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Harp: Sioned Williams
Conductor: Stephen Jackson
Conductor: Roussel Bacchus
Conductor: Thierry Fischer

: Stage and Screen

The Merry Widow
Lehar's most famous operatic creation, The
Merry Widow, was 100 years old on 30 December.
Edward Seckerson celebrates with tenor Nigel Douglas and offers entertainment from
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf , Eberhard Wachter ,
Nicolai Gedda , Johannes Heesters , Elizabeth Harwood and the original cast of 1905. ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Tenor: Nigel Douglas
Unknown: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Unknown: Eberhard Wachter
Unknown: Nicolai Gedda
Unknown: Johannes Heesters
Unknown: Elizabeth Harwood
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: Made in Britain

6/10. Dramatis Personae. Martin Handley presents a selection of excerpts from 20th-century British opera, ballet and melodrama, including works by John Gardner , Constant
Lambert, Arthur Bliss , Vaughan Williams , Lennox Berkeley , Benjamin Britten , Peter Maxwell
Davies, Thea Musgrave , Harrison Birtwistle , Dominic Muldowney and Jonathan Dove.

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Handley
Unknown: John Gardner
Unknown: Arthur Bliss
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Peter Maxwell
Unknown: Thea Musgrave
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Dominic Muldowney
Unknown: Jonathan Dove.

: New Generation Artists

Presented by Verity Sharp.
Schumann Piano Sonata No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 11 Martin Helmchen
Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 99 Christian Poltera (cello), Martin Helmchen (piano)

Contributors

Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Cello: Martin HelmcHen

: BBC Proms 2005

Tchaikovsky's one-act opera lolanta is coupled with the work it was premiered with in 1892: The Nutcracker. Presented by Martin Handley.
Soloists, Welsh National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Tchaikovsky Ballet: The Nutcracker (excerpts); lolanta (concert performance)

Contributors

Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: Belief

1/5. Joan Bakewell asks astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell about the nature of her beliefs.

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Jocelyn Bell Burnell

: BBC Proms 2005

Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Soloists, BBC Symphony Chorus,
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus,
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda Verdi Messa da Requiem

Contributors

Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Verdi Messa

: Composer of the Week: Hummel

2/5. Presented by Donald Macleod.
Capriccio; Piano Trio in G, Op 35; Piano Sonata in C, Op 2 No 3; Mass in E flat, Op 80 (excerpts) Repeated from Tuesday at 12 noon

Contributors

Presented By: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Schubert/Liszt Der Gondelfahrer
Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100 Shostakovich Cello Sonata, Op 40
Schubert Wandererfantasie in C, D760
2.11 Debussy Jeux 2.30 Franck Psyche 3.18 MartlnuString Sextet 3.35 Rimsky-Korsakov Le Coq d'Or
4.02 Gounod Vous Qui Faites I'Endormie (Faust)
4.05 Granados Valse Poetico 4.16 Sor Fantasia in E minor, Op 30, No 7 4.31 Flothlus Sonnet Op 9 4.39 Reger 0 Tod wie bitter bist du, Op 110 No 3 4.50 Nicolai Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor 5.00 Chopin, transcr Liszt
Polish Song, Op 74 No 5 5.04 Tchaikovsky Waltz of the Flowers (Ballet: The Nutcracker) 5.11 Strauss Es gibt ein Reich (Ariadne auf Naxos) 5.18 Gilson Suite Nocturne, d'apres Aloysius Bertrand 5.33 Kapp Lend Me the Zither, Vanemuine 5.37 Vladigerov Divertimento 5.53 Despalj String Whim No 2 6.01 S Rossi Sinfonia a 5 6.06 FSrster Viri Israeliti Audite 6.22 Fesch Concerto in E, Op 5, No 6
6.33 7.00 Haydn Symphony No 60 in C (II Distratto)

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Le Coq
Unknown: Vous Qui Faites
Unknown: Valse Poetico
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Waltz
Unknown: Aloysius Bertrand
Unknown: Rossi Sinfonia








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