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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett.
7.00-8.30: Musorgsky, orch Rimsky-Korsakov Intermezzo (in Modo Classico)
Russian State SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov Bellini Casta Diva (Norma) Renee Fleming (soprano), London Voices, LPO, conductor Charles Mackerras
Balakirev IslameyOlli Mustonen (piano)
8.30-10.00: Schumann Fantasiestucke , Op 73 Martin Frost (clarinet), Roland Pontinent (piano) Handel Trio Sonata in B minor, Op 2 No 1
The English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock Grieq Peer Gynt: Suite No 1 Gothenburg
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Korsakov Intermezzo
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Piano: Balakirev Islameyolli Mustonen
Piano: Schumann Fantasiestucke
Clarinet: Roland Pontinent
Director: Trevor Pinnock

: CD Masters

This week Jonathan Swain features Czech tone poems and recordings by violinist Michael Rabin. Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op 20 No 1 Michael Rabin (violin), Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, conductor Felix Slatkin
10.11 Bartok Contrasts Melos Ensemble
10.30 Dvorak The Water Goblin, Op 107 Czech
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vaclav Talich
10.51 Gurney All Night under the Moon; Down by the Salley Gardens; Snow; The Cloths of Heaven Ian Partridge (tenor), Jennifer Partridge (piano)
11.03 Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor Michael Rabin , Philharmonia, conductor Lovro von Matacic
11.27 Kabelac Mystery of Time, Op 31 Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karel Ancerl


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Violinist: Michael Rabin.
Violin: Michael Rabin
Conductor: Felix Slatkin
Conductor: Vaclav Talich
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Tenor: Jennifer Partridge
Unknown: Michael Rabin
Conductor: Lovro von Matacic
Conductor: Karel Ancerl

: Composer of the Week:Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

1/5. The Russia of the Tsars
Donald Macleod looks at Sergei Prokofiev's childhood years, which were spent on a vast estate in the agricultural region of Ukraine, It was through his mother, an accomplished pianist, that Prokofiev first developed an interest in music.
Departure (Suite: Winter Bonfire) Scottish
Chamber Orchestra, conductor José Serebrier Vivo Frederic Chiu (piano)
Piano Concerto No I Evgeny Kissin , Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
The Ugly Duckling, Op 18
Carole Farley (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano) The Alien God and the Dance of the Evil Spirits (Scythian Suite) City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
Symphony No I (Classical) Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight RT DIRECT: Prokofiev: The Complete Symphonies and Concertos (9 CDs) is available for F35 including p&p.
To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed] or phone: [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. Quote ref: [number removed]


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: José Serebrier
Piano: Frederic Chiu
Unknown: Evgeny Kissin
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Soprano: Carole Farley
Soprano: Roger Vignoles
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Véronique Gens (soprano) and Susan Manoff (piano) perform a French song recital.
Faure Sylvie; Les Berceaux; En Sourdine; Spleen; Green
Duparc L'lnvitation au Voyage; Chanson Triste; Au Pays où Se Fait la Guerre; Romance de Mignon; Phidyle
Hahn Quand Je Fus Pris au Pavilion; Lyde; Tyndaris; Pholoe; Trois Jours de Vendange; A Chloris


Unknown: Wigmore Hall
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Soprano: Véronique Gens
Soprano: Susan Manoff

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
British Symphony Series: Rubbra
This week BBC NOW conclude its cycle of Rubbra's symphonies. With Edward Seckerson. Rubbra Ode to the Queen, Op 83
Susan Bickley (soprano), conductor Richard Hickox Walton Coronation March: Crown Imperial Conductor Rumon Gamba
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town) Conductor James Judd
Rubbra Symphony No 6
Conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Soprano: Susan Bickley
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: James Judd
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Today they visit Mexico, hear a musical impression of a hen and play a track from the animated film Antz.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Stage and Screen

Legends: Carol Lawrence
Edward Seckerson talks to the original Maria in West Side Story about the exacting preparation for that production and about her two subsequent starring roles: in Arlen and Mercer's Saratoga and in Jule Styne 's Subways Are for Sleeping.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Carol Lawrence
Talks: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Jule Styne
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Presented by Christopher Cook.
Martin Frost (clarinet), BBC Symphony Orchestra. conductor Osmo Vanska
Todd Levin Blur: Fragrance Free Mix
Aho Kalevi Clarinet Concerto (BBC commission; first performance)
Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor


Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Conductor: Todd Levin

: Night Waves

Film director Sam Mendes talks to Philip Dodd about Jarhead (his war film in which nothing happens) soon to be released on DVD. Producer Kirsty Pope


Talks: Sam Mendes
Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents an unusual mix of music from around the world and seasonal tunes for bringing in the May, including the Watersons' Swinton May Song.


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Composer of the Week: Hubert Parry

2/5. Presented by Donald Macleod.
Sleep Stephen Varcoe (baritone),
Clifford Benson (piano) Piano Trio in E minor Deakin Piano Trio Dundee; Old 104th (Seven Chorale Preludes, Set 1) James Lancelot (organ) Lady Radnor's Suite City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox Repeated from Tuesday


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Baritone: Clifford Benson
Unknown: James Lancelot
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Schumann, arr
Abrahamsen Kinderszenen , Op 15 Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op 43
1.46 Mozart String Quartet in C, K465 (Dissonance) Debussy, arr anon Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
Diamond Ensemble 2.27 Sibelius Lemminkainen Suite
3.14 Haydn Piano Sonata in E minor, H XVI 34 3.26 Hummel Piano Trio in F, Op 22 3.40 Molique Concertina Sonata, Op 574.01 Glinka Symphony on Two Russian Themes
4.15 Mendelssohn Denn er hat seinen Engeln befohlen (Elijah) 4.19 CPE Bach Fantasia in C, Wq61 No 6
4.27 Vivaldi Recorder Concerto in C minor, RV441
4.38 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66 4.53 Faure Les Roses d'lspahan, Op 39 No 4; Notre Amour, Op 23 No 2
5.00 Llsinskl Evening 5.07 Mozart, transc Petric Adagio and Rondo 5.23 Willaert Pater Noster 5.27 Wilbye Draw On, Sweet Night 5.32 Vivaldi Trio Sonata in D minor,
RV63 (La Follia) 5.42 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 10 No 15.59 Musorgsky Pimen 's Monologue (Boris Godunov ) 6.06 Gershwin, arr Lundin Rhapsody in Blue
6.24 Walters Divertimento for Strings 6.40 Mozart Piano Sonata in F, K332


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Abrahamsen Kinderszenen
Unknown: Sibelius Lemminkainen Suite
Unknown: Mendelssohn Denn
Unknown: Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso
Unknown: Faure Les
Unknown: Musorgsky Pimen
Unknown: Boris Godunov

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