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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Mozart Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat, K417 Anthony Halstead (horn), Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood
Rossini String Sonata No 5 in E flat Bologna Theatre Orchestra/ Riccardo Chailly Handel Caro Autor di Mia Doglia, HWV182a Patricia Petibon (soprano), Paul Agnew (tenor), Atsushi Sakai (cello), Emmanuelle Haïm (harpsichord)
8.30-10.00: Balakirev In Bohemia
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky Arnold Divertimento, Op 37 James Galway
(flute), Gareth Hulse (oboe), Antony Pay (clarinet) Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Herbert von Karajan


Presented By: Penny Gore
Horn: Anthony Halstead
Unknown: Riccardo Chailly
Soprano: Patricia Petibon
Soprano: Paul Agnew
Tenor: Atsushi Sakai
Cello: Emmanuelle Haïm
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Flute: James Galway
Flute: Gareth Hulse
Oboe: Antony Pay
Unknown: Herbert von Karajan

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
10.00 Weber, orch Berlioz Invitation to the Dance Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.11 Boccherini Cello Sonata in A
Andre Navarra , Erika Kilcher (piano)
10.21 Weber Overture: Der Freischutz Berlin PO, conductor Joseph Keilberth
10.31 Igor Stravinsky Mass
Regg Smith Singers, Columbia Symphony Winds and Brass, conducted by the composer
10.50 Brahms
Double Concerto in A minor Joseph Suk (violin), Andre Navarra (cello), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karel Ancerl
11.24 Ravel Sonatine Martha Argerich (piano)
11.36 Weber Symphony No 2 in C
London Classical Players/Roger Norrington


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Unknown: Andre Navarra
Piano: Erika Kilcher
Conductor: Joseph Keilberth
Conductor: Igor Stravinsky
Violin: Joseph Suk
Cello: Andre Navarra
Conductor: Karel Ancerl

: Composer of the Week: JS Bach - theFinal Years

4/5. On 21 March 1749, Bach was 64 years old. Looking back over his life's work, he began to assemble movements from various sacred pieces into a gigantic setting of the Latin Mass.
Kyrie (Mass in B minor, BWV232) Monteverdi
Choir, English Bach Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner Laudamus Te (Gloria) (Mass in B minor, BWV232) Judith Nelson (soprano), American Bach Soloists, conductor Jeffrey Thomas
Quoniam Tu Solus; Cum Sancto Spiritu (Gloria) (Mass in B minor, BWV232)
Richard Lloyd-Morgan (bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner
Crucifixus; Et Resurrexit (Credo); Sanctus; Agnus Dei; Dona Nobis Pacem (Mass in B minor, BWV232) Jennifer Lane (mezzo), American Bach Soloists, conductor Jeffrey Thomas Rptd on wed at 12 midnight


Soloists: English Bach

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Vogler Spring Festival
3/4. Schumann's Frauenliebe und -feben tells the story of a woman's first meeting with her love, through marriage, to death. And in Caplet's
Conte Fantastique, extracts from Edgar Allan
Poe's chilling short story The Masque of the Red Death are read by Irish actor Alan Stanford. Schumann Frauenliebe und -leben, Op 42 Ailish Tynan (soprano),
Frank-Immo Zichner (piano) Caplet Conte Fantastique
Cliona Doris (harp), Vogler Quartet


Unknown: Edgar Allan
Unknown: Alan Stanford.
Soprano: Ailish Tynan
Piano: Frank-Immo Zichner
Harp: Cliona Doris
Harp: Vogler Quartet

: Afternoon Performance

British Symphonies: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Elgar Serenade in E minor, Op 20 Director
Lesley Hatfield Berkeley Symphony No 3 Conductor Richard Hickox
Walton Partita
Conductor David Atherton
Michael Berkeley
TristessaCelia Craig (cor anglais), Steven Burnard (viola), conductor Richard Hickox
Bridge Suite for strings
Conductor Richard Hickox


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Director: Lesley Hatfield
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: David Atherton
Conductor: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Celia Craig
Viola: Steven Burnard
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson present music describing a train journey, imitating birds in the forest, and some jazzy boogie-woogie for piano.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay walks down Easy Street with Len Stevens , heads South of the Alps with Ernst Fischer and marches through Vienna with Ernst Track.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Len Stevens
Unknown: Ernst Fischer

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: A Celebration of Robert Schumann andHeinrich Heine

112. lain Burnside presents the second of :wo programmes marking the 150th anniversary of the deaths of Schumann and Heine. Includes a specially commissioned drama by Hattie Naylor starring Daniel Goode as Schumann, Ben Crowe as Heine and Alison Pettitt as Schumann's wife, Clara. Acclaimed
Schumann interpreters Ian Bostridge and Graham Johnson join in discussions with studio guests Judith Chernaik and John Deathridge , and Susan Youens introduces a selection of settings of Heine by composers other than Schumann.
Music includes at 9pm a complete performance of Schumann's Dichterliebe, Op 48, by tenor Fritz Wunderlich with pianist Hubert Giesen.


Unknown: Hattie Naylor
Unknown: Daniel Goode
Unknown: Ben Crowe
Unknown: Alison Pettitt
Unknown: Ian Bostridge
Unknown: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Judith Chernaik
Unknown: John Deathridge
Introduces: Susan Youens
Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich
Pianist: Hubert Giesen.

: Night Waves

Philosopher Daniel Dennett , ex-nun
Karen Armstrong and Baroness Shirley Willams join
Matthew Sweet to explore why religion seems to have made such a comeback on the world stage. Producer Phil Tinline


Unknown: Daniel Dennett
Unknown: Karen Armstrong
Unknown: Baroness Shirley Willams
Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Producer: Phil Tinline

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces mountain music from Kyrgyzstan played by Tengir-Too, American autoharp recordings made by Mike Seeger , and keyboard pieces by John Bull , who was said to be "as famous for marring of virginity as he is for fingering of organs and virginals".


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Mike Seeger
Unknown: John Bull

: Composer of the Week: Strauss

5/5. With Donald Macleod.
All'mein Gedanken, Op 21 No 1 Elisabeth Schumann (soprano), Karl Alwin (piano);
Capriccio (extract) Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Karl Christian Kohn (bass), Bavarian RSO, conductor Karl Bohm
Metamorphosen Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi
Im Abendrot (Four Last Songs) Lucia Popp
(soprano), LSO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Elisabeth Schumann
Soprano: Karl Alwin
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Bass: Karl Christian Kohn
Conductor: Karl Bohm
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor; Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, director Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
2.13 Schoenberg Three Folk Songs, Op 49
2.27 Brahms Trio in E flat, Op 40
2.58 Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op 43 3.25 Dvorak
Symphony No 5 in F 4.05 Puccini Che Gelida Manina (La Boheme) 4.10 Wolf-Ferrari / Gioielli della Madonna
(excerpts) 4.19 Lutoslawski Dance Preludes 4.30 Chopin Variations Brillantes in B flat on a theme from Herold's Ludovic 4.37 Plazzolla Adios Nonino 4.47 Villa- Lobos
Bachianas Brasileiras No 5 5.00 Anon 16th century Suite
5.07 Desprez Qui Habitat in Adjutorio Altissimi
5.15 Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies, Op 34 5.25 Borodin
Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) 5.36 Buxtehude Prelude and Fugue in G minor 5.44 Bach Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV229 5.53 Karlowicz Returning Waves
6.18 Ravel La Valse 6.30 Poulenc Gloria


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis

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