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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Puccini 0 Mio Babbino Caro (Gianni Schicchi ) Renee Fleming (soprano), LPO, conductor Charles Mackerras CPE Bach Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Wq52 No 4 Mikhail Pletnev Mozart String Quartet in A, K169 Eder Quartet
8.30-10.00: Reinecke Sextet in B flat, Op 271 Manfred Klier (horn),
Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet
Janacek Lachian Dances
Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Frantisek Jilek Telemann Suite: Don Quichotte
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Mio Babbino Caro
Unknown: Gianni Schicchi
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Mikhail Pletnev
Horn: Manfred Klier
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Mozart Symphony No 32 in G, K318
Prague CO, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.09 Dowland The Second Booke of Songs or Ayres (excerpts)
Pro Cantione Antiqua, Christopher Wilson (lute), William Hunt (viola da gamba), director Ian Partridge (tenor)
10.24 Listener request:
Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor, D845 Andreas Staier (period piano)
11.02 Schutz Hodie Christus Natus Est; Fill Mi,
Absalon Pro Cantione Antiqua, London Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble, Ian Gammie (violone), Alan Cuckston (organ), conductor Edgar Fleet
11.19 Mozart Symphony No 34 in C, K338 Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
11.45 Ravenscroft
Yonder Comes a Courteous Knight; I Cannot Come Every Day: Give Us Once a Drink
Pro Cantione Antiqua, conductor Mark Brown


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Christopher Wilson
Viola: William Hunt
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Unknown: Andreas Staier
Unknown: Ian Gammie
Unknown: Alan Cuckston
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Mark Brown

: Composer of the Week: Ravel

2/5. Foreign Culture. Donald Macleod investigates how Ravel was able to incorporate exotic flavours into his original compositions by drawing on imagination rather than personal experience. Cats' Due: (L'Enfant et les Sortileges)
Jane Berbie (soprano), Camille Maurane
(baritone), French Radio National Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
Alborada del Gracioso (Miroirs) Vlado Perlemuter (piano)
Asie (Sheherazade) Maria Ewing (soprano),
City of Birmingham SO, conductor Simon Rattle Overture: Sheherazade New York Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
How's Your Mug? (L'Enfant et les Sortileges)
Jacqueline Miura (mezzo), Mark Tucker (tenor), LSO, conductor Andre Previn
Chansons Madecasses Jessye Norman (soprano), Michel Debost (flute),
Renaud Fontanarosa (cello) Rptd on Monday at midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Jane Berbie
Soprano: Camille Maurane
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Piano: Vlado Perlemuter
Soprano: Maria Ewing
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Jacqueline Miura
Tenor: Mark Tucker
Conductor: Andre Previn
Soprano: Michel Debost
Flute: Renaud Fontanarosa

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

BBC New Generation Artists in Manchester
1/4. The young Polish ensemble the Royal Quartet kick off this series of recitals recorded at the Bridgewater Hall. Introduced by Verity Sharp. Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 77 No 1 Bartok String Quartet No 6


Introduced By: Verity Sharp.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Presented by Sarah Walker
Bartok Dance Suite Conductor llan
Volkov John McLeod Percussion Concerto
Colin Currie , conductor Yasuo Shinozaki
Ligeti Romanian Concerto Conductor llan Volkov Stanley Bate Symphony No 3 Conductor Edward Gardner


Presented By: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Volkov John McLeod
Conductor: Colin Currie
Conductor: Yasuo Shinozaki
Unknown: Volkov Stanley
Conductor: Edward Gardner

: Making Tracks

An arrangement of Blackbird by the Beatles, a song from Disney's The Jungle Book, and a musical description of the planet Mercury, presented for younger listeners by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Voices

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. Songs that describe the hallucinogenic, the phantasmagorical and the hypersensitised, including Schubert's night songs, the surreal sound-world of early Schoenberg and Berg, and the psychedelic visions of the late 20th century. Presented by lain Burnside.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, with guests and news of the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Shostakovich Complete String Quartets
3/6. Stephanie Hughes introduces another concert from London's Wigmore Hall. Eva Ostrovsky (piano), Aviv Quartet
Shostakovich String Quartet No 15, Op 144; Piano Quintet, Op 57


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Piano: Eva Ostrovsky

: Mozart Piano Sonatas

3/6. Piano Sonata in C, K279 Shani Dikuka
Piano Sonata in E flat, K282 Boyan Kirilov Kolarov


Piano: Shani Dikuka
Unknown: Boyan Kirilov Kolarov

: Night Waves

2/5. The Return of Faith. Paul Allen and guests discuss China's surprising, new-found relationship with the "opium of the masses". How much is it an attempt to temper the excesses of the new consumer capitalism, and how much to protect against the disillusionment of China's 100 million itinerant workers for whom the economic miracle has not yet happened but upon whom the economy, and the 2008 Olympics, depends? Producer Zahid Warley


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp with Arvo Part's Spiegel im Spiegel and a mid-16th-century ricercare by Modena.


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Composer of the Week: Beethoven

3/5. Heiligenstadt. With Donald Macleod. Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus
Scottish CO, conductor Charles Mackerras Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 30 No 2
Gideon Kremer , Martha Argerich (piano)
Abscheulicher; Prisoner's Chorus (Fidelio, Act 1) Soloists, Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer Rptd from wed at 12 noon


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Gideon Kremer
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Otto Klemperer Rptd

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Bach Cantata No 106: GottesZeitistdieallerbesteZeit (Actus Tragicus) Telemann Du aber, Daniel, gene hin Bach Cantata No 152: Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn
2.08 Stoyanov Metamorphoses
2.18 Debussy Images 2.52 Stravinsky Orpheus
3.21 Marteau String Quartet No 3 in C
4.06 Berqman Aubade 4.19 Barber Agnus Dei
4.28 Poulenc Litanies a la Vierge Noire
4.38 Andricu Sinfonietta No 13, Op 123
4.46 Kapp The North Coast
4.52 Liszt Légende No
5.00 Schubert Overture in the Italian Style, D590
5.17 Dowland Thou Mighty God; When David's Life; When the Poor Cripple
5.28 Sweelinck Erbarm dich mein, 0 Herre Gott
5.41 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor, RV315 (The Four Seasons) (Summer) 5.50 Rameau Suite in G
6.05 Neefe Keyboard Concerto in G
6.27 Mozart Exsultate , Jubilate, K165
6.43 Beethoven The Creatures of Prometheus (Overture and excerpts)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Barber Agnus Dei
Unknown: Sweelinck Erbarm
Unknown: Herre Gott
Unknown: Mozart Exsultate

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