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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: The Tsar's Bride Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kees Bakels Telemann Concerto in B flat for three oboes Musica Antiqua , Köln, director Reinhard Goebel
Litolff Scherzo (Concerto Symphonique No 4, Op 102) Peter Donohoe (piano), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Litton
8.30-10.00: Haydn Symphony No 7 in C (Noon) The English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock Stravinsky Octet London Sinfonietta, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Kodaly Dances of Marosszek Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Kees Bakels
Oboes: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Director: Litolff Scherzo
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Kodaly Dances
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
10.00 George Lloyd Overture: John Socman
BBC Philharmonic conducted by the composer
10.08 Beethoven Violin Sonata No 4 in A minor, Op 23 Robert Mann , Stephen Hough (piano) 10.30 Sainte-Colombe le fils Tombeaupour
Mr de Sainte Colombe le Pere Jonathan Dunford (bass viol)
10.45 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor Peter Katin , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anthony Collins
11.07 Faure Requiem Franchise Ogeas (soprano), Bernard Demigny (baritone), J Baudry-Godard (organ), French National Radio Choir and Orchestra, conductor Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht
11.42 Panufnik Nocturne London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jascha Horenstein


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: George Lloyd
Unknown: Robert Mann
Piano: Stephen Hough
Bass: Jonathan Dunford
Unknown: Peter Katin
Conductor: Anthony Collins
Baritone: Bernard Demigny
Conductor: Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein

: Composer of the Week: Holst

3/5. Donald Macleod looks at Gustav Holst's relationship with the village of Thaxted, Essex, and relates the story of the reputed first performance of Saturn (from The Planets suite) - during a harmony lesson at St Paul's Girls' School in Hammersmith, where Hoist taught for most of his adult life.
St Paul's Suite, Op 29 No 2
St Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood Saturn (The Planets)
Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
This Have I Done For My True Love, Op 34 No Sian Menna (mezzo), BBC Singers, conductor Justin Doyle
The Hymn of Jesus, Op 37
St Paul's Cathedral Choristers, London Symphony Chorus,
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Unknown: Sian Menna
Conductor: Justin Doyle
Conductor: Charles Groves

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From LSO St Luke's. Fiona Talkington introduces a programme in which Barry Douglas includes a set of variations the 28-year-old Brahms wrote as a birthday present for Clara Schumann. Barry Douglas (piano)
Brahms Seven Fantasies, Op 116;
Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op 24


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Barry Douglas
Unknown: Clara Schumann.
Piano: Barry Douglas

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic: British Film Music
Graeme Kay introduces a programme featuring music written for films about the Second World War.
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Ron Goodwin Suite: Battle of Britain
Arnold Bax Malta, GC
Richard Addinsell Warsaw Concerto
Martin Roscoe (piano)
Alan Rawsthorne Suite: Burma Victory
Ron Goodwin Theme: Force Ten from Navarone
Vaughan Williams 49th Parallel Emily Gray (soprano)
Ron Goodwin Theme: Where Eagles Dare


Introduces: Graeme Kay
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Ron Goodwin
Piano: Alan Rawsthorne
Unknown: Ron Goodwin
Soprano: Ron Goodwin

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson have Tea for Two, meet a funny fairy and listen to music describing a big planet.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Choral Evensong

Live from Clare College, Cambridge. Introit: 0 Quam Suavis (Byrd). Responses: Smith. Psalms: 110, 111 (Lloyd, Smart). First Lesson:
Exodus 16 vv2-15. Office Hymn: Of the Glorious Body Telling (Pange Lingua). Canticles:
Worcester Service (Howells). Second Lesson:
John 6, vv22-35. Anthems: At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners (Parry). 0 Salutaris Hostia (Elgar). Final Hymn: Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour (St Helen). Organ
Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV545
(Bach). Director of music Christopher Robinson. Organist James McVinnie.


Organist: Christopher Robinson.
Organist: James McVinnie.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Martin Handley introduces a concert from Birmingham's Symphony Hall.
Daniel Hope (violin), Anu Komsi (soprano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
Stravinsky Four Studies for Orchestra; Violin Concerto
8.10 Twenty Minutes: The Violin
Novelist Christopher Hope , father of tonight's soloist, Daniel Hope , narrates his short story about Fred, a Parisian janitor whose life is transformed by the exotic Russian Yuliah, a half-decent fiddle player, who captures his heart.
8.30 Stravinsky The Nightingale


Introduces: Martin Handley
Violin: Daniel Hope
Violin: Anu Komsi
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Unknown: Christopher Hope
Soloist: Daniel Hope

: Night Waves

Film director Ken Loach talks to Matthew Sweet about his life and career. His latest film The Wind That Shakes the Barley, which has just won the Palme d'Or in Cannes amid accusations of being "the most pro-IRA film ever", tells the story of Ireland's struggle for independence from Britain in the 1920s. Producer Kirsty Pope


Talks: Ken Loach
Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington with music from Gypsy legend Saban Bajramovic , 12th-century composer
Hildegard von Bingen , and Danish group Tys Tys.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Saban Bajramovic
Unknown: Hildegard von Bingen

: Composer of the Week: Bach

4/5. With Donald Macleod.
Kyrie; Laudamus Te (Gloria); Quoniam Tu Solus ; Cum Sancto Spiritu (Gloria); Crucifixus; Et
Resurrexit (Credo); Sanctus; Agnus Dei ; Dona Nobis Pacem (Mass in B minor, BWV232) Rptd from Thursday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Quoniam Tu Solus
Unknown: Agnus Dei
Unknown: Dona Nobis

: Through the Night

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Brahms Violin Concerto in D
2.24 Vaughan Williams A London Symphony (Symphony No 2) 3.09 Parry Lord , Let Me Know Mine End (Songs of Farewell, No 6) 3.21 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581
3.54 Rossini Overture: William Tell 4.06 Rachmaninov Aleko 's Cavatina (Aleko) 4.12 Moniuszko Will He Return?
4.17 Chopin Preludes, Op 28 (excerpts) 4.32 Nees De Profundis 4.36 Lisinski Grand Overture No 7
4.51 Delibes Entracte: Lakme 4.54 Verdi Va Pensiero (Nabucco) 5.00 Karlowicz Nine Songs, Op land Op 6
(excerpts) 5.15 Wideen In Husaby 5.20 Goleminov Five Sketches for Strings 5.37 Traditional Hungarian Bride's Dance 5.40 Mendelssohn Concert Paraphrase: A
Midsummer Night's Dream 5.48 Mozetich Postcards from the Sky 6.01 Byrd Pavana Lachrimae 6.09 Dowland A
Pilgrim's Solace (excerpts) 6.20 Dupre Cortege et Litanie
6.26 Szymanowski Nocturne and Tarantella
6.37 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Tale of TsarSaltan


Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Parry Lord
Unknown: William Tell
Unknown: Rachmaninov Aleko

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