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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Spohr Potpourri in F, Op 80
Michael Collins (clarinet), Swedish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Robin O'Neill
Handel VAdoro , Pupille (Giulio Cesare )
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Brandenburg Consort , director Roy Goodman
8.30-10.00: Mozart String Quartet in E flat, K171 Amadeus Quartet
Faure Masques et Bergamasques Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Beethoven Octet in E flat, Op 103 Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Spohr Potpourri
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Conductor: Robin O'Neill
Conductor: Handel Vadoro
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Brandenburg Consort
Director: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Sabine Meyer

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.30 Listener requests: Pearsall The Waters of Elle
Frederick Bridge The Goslings; Two Snails Elqar As Torrents in Summer Sullivan The Long Day Closes
Pro Cantione Antiqua, conductor Mark Brown
10.45 Listener request:
H Kay Ballet: Western Symphony
New York City Ballet Theatre Orchestra, conductor Leon Barzin
11.13 Anon Medieval Christmas motets, songs and carols
Pro Cantione Antiqua , conductor Mark Brown
11.30 Listener request:
Bach, arr Busoni Prelude and Fugue in E flat, BWV552 (St Anne) Edwin Fischer (piano)
11.47 Palestrina Lamentations of Jeremiah
(excerpt) Pro Cantione Antiqua , conductor Bruno Turner


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Conductor: Mark Brown
Conductor: Leon Barzin
Conductor: Cantione Antiqua
Conductor: Mark Brown
Piano: Edwin Fischer
Conductor: Cantione Antiqua
Conductor: Bruno Turner

: Composer of the Week: Ravel

4/5. Excursions into the Past. Rococo and Baroque are just a couple of the descriptions that visitors applied to Ravel's house at Montfort I'Amaury. He delighted in showing them his impressive paintings and then watching their surprise as he would confess they were all fakes. This brand of pastiche and fascination with the past finds its way into his music. As
Donald Macleod discovers, Ravel used both classical forms and tales but applied his own imagination and invention to produce pieces that are unmistakably his own.
D'Anne Jouant de /'[spinette (Deux
Epigrammes) Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Hartmutt H611 (piano) Piano Trio (Finale)
Joshua Bell (violin), Stephen Isserlis (cello), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Alcyone (excerpts) Mireille Delunsch (soprano), Beatrice Uria-Monzon (mezzo), Toulouse
Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson Le Tombeau de Couperin
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Violin: Joshua Bell
Violin: Stephen Isserlis
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Soprano: Mireille Delunsch
Soprano: Beatrice Uria-Monzon
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

BBC New Generation Artists in Manchester
3/4. Another recital recorded at the Bridgewater Hall. Introduced by Verity Sharp.
Ondine Piano Trio
Lizst, arr Saint Saens Orphee Schubert Trio in B flat, D898


Introduced By: Verity Sharp.
Unknown: Saens Orphee
Unknown: Schubert Trio

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Live from the BBC Maida Vale Studios in London. Presented by Sarah Walker. Raphael Wallfisch (cello), conductor Joseph Swenson
Ludwig Irgens Jensen Passacaglia Dorati Cello Concerto
Lutoslawski Symphony No 4


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor: Joseph Swenson

: Making Tracks

Today's show for younger listeners includes
Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, music from Ireland, and a hungry dinosaur. Presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A programme largely of British composers, including Eric Coates 's Footlights Waltz, music by Peter Hope and Roger Quilter , and Gavin Sutherland conducting the strings of the Royal Ballet Sinfonia in Matthew Curtis 's Five Dances.


Unknown: Eric Coates
Music By: Peter Hope
Music By: Roger Quilter
Music By: Gavin Sutherland
Unknown: Matthew Curtis

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Shostakovich Complete String Quartets 5/6. Stephanie Hughes introduces another concert from London's Wigmore Hall. Jerusalem Quartet
Shostakovich String Quartet No 11, Op 122; String Quartet No 4, Op 83; String Quartet No 10, Op 118


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes

: Mozart Piano Sonatas

5/6. Piano Sonata in D, K284 Cathal Breslin


Unknown: Cathal Breslin

: Night Waves

4/5. The Return of Faith. Continuing the week-long exploration into the resurgence of religion across the globe, Philip Dodd and his guests discuss Israel and the tensions that exist between religious and secular Jews regarding the direction Of its future. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp with Tallis's canon and an archive recording of the Choir of New College, Oxford, performing Purcell.


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Composer of the Week: Beethoven

5/5. Final Statements. Donald Macleod considers the preoccupations that absorbed Beethoven during the last decade of his life.
Kyrie (Missa Solemnis) Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikoiaus Harnoncourt String Quartet in A minor, Op 132 (3rd mvt) Quartetto Italiano
Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral) (4th mvt) Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Hilde Rbssel -
Majdan (contralto), Waldemar Kmentt (tenor),
Walter Berry (bass), Wiener Singverein , Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan Rptd from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Nikoiaus Harnoncourt
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Soprano: Hilde Rbssel
Contralto: Waldemar Kmentt
Bass: Walter Berry
Bass: Wiener Singverein

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
A concert given by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas. Debussy Ronde de Printemps (Images) Prokofiev Symphony-Concerto, Op 125 Franck Symphony in D minor
2.26 Dobrzynski String Quartet in E minor, Op 7 2.56
Schumann Piano Sonata No 2 in G minor 3.16 Karlowlcz Lithuanian Rhapsody, Op 113.36 Wassenaer Concerto
Armonico No 2 in B flat 3.47 Bach, arr Nikolov Chaconne in D minor 4.05 Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison in G minor, RV587
4.15 Telemann Viola da Gamba Sonata in A minor
4.26 Mozart Dove Sono (Le Nozze di Figaro) 4.32 Chopin Variations on Non Piu Mesta (La Cenerentola) 4.37 Rossini Overture: The Barber of Seville 4.51 Haydn Overture: U Isola Disabitata , H XXVIII 9 5.00 Brahms Academic
Festival Overture 5.10 Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 49
5.29 Mozart Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat, K417
5.44 Chopin Nocturne in F, Op 15 No 15.49 Hoist Ave Maria
5.56 Palmqren Overture: Cinderella 6.00 Handel Pensieri NotturnidiFilli 6.12 Hoist The Hymn of Jesus, Op 37
6.33 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conducted By: Michael Tilson Thomas.
Unknown: Franck Symphony
Unknown: Nikolov Chaconne
Unknown: Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison
Unknown: Mozart Dove Sono
Unknown: Isola Disabitata
Unknown: Handel Pensieri

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