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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Vivaldi Lute Concerto in D, RV93 Paul O'Dette (lute), The Parley of Instruments, directors Roy Goodman and Peter Holman Sibelius Spring Song, Op 16
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical) London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
8.30-10.00: Benjamin Britten Simple Symphony English Chamber Orchestra conducted by the composer
Schumann Konzertstuck in F Op 86
Roger Montgomery , Gavin Edwards , Susan Dent and Robert Maskell (horns),
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Rachmaninov Caprice Bohémien, Op 12 Philharmonia, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Paul O'Dette
Directors: Roy Goodman
Directors: Peter Holman
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Schumann Konzertstuck
Unknown: Roger Montgomery
Unknown: Gavin Edwards
Unknown: Susan Dent
Horns: Robert Maskell
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. Anon Medieval Dances
Adam de la Halle Le Jeu de Robin et Marion Pro Musica Antiqua, director Safford Cape
10.13 Debussy Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orleans French National Radio Choir, conductor Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht
10.21 Beethoven Violin Sonata No 7 in C, Op 30 No 2 Alfred Dubois , Marcel Maas (piano)
10.47 Rossini Le Comte Ory (Act 2, excerpt) Francoise Ogeas (soprano), Michel Sénéchal (tenor), Robert Massard (baritone), French National Radio Choir and Lyric Orchestra, conductor Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht
11.10 Gavriil Popov Symphony No 5 (Pastoral) USSR State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gurgen Karapetian


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Alfred Dubois
Piano: Marcel Maas
Soprano: Francoise Ogeas
Tenor: Robert Massard
Conductor: Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht
Conductor: Gavriil Popov
Conductor: Gurgen Karapetian

: Composer of the Week: Holst

4/5. Donald Macleod looks at some of the music Holst wrote for particular occasions or special commissions, including a test piece for the National Brass Band Championships in 1928, a work for the BBC's Wireless Military Band, and one of his few pieces of chamber music. Ballet music: The Perfect Fool
Philharmonia, conductor Barry Wordsworth Terzetto for flute, oboe and cello Huntingdon Trio A Moorside Suite
Grimethorpe Colliery Band, conductor Elgar Howarth Hammersmith, Op 52
LSO, conductor Richard Hickox
(Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From LSO St. Luke's. Fiona Talkington presents an all-Russian programme from the home-grown joint winner of the 1982 Moscow Tchaikovsky Competition. Peter Donohoe (piano)
Tchaikovsky Dumka , Op 59; Two Pieces, Op 1 Rachmaninov Preludes (excerpts) Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 1, Op 1


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Piano: Tchaikovsky Dumka

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic: British Film Music
Graeme Kay introduces music composed for film dramatisations of novels by Charles Dickens. Malcolm Arnold Suite from David Copperfield Conductor Rumon Gamba
Arnold Bax Oliver Twist
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Richard Addinsell Suite from Scrooge Conductor Rumon Gamba


Introduces: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Charles Dickens.
Conductor: David Copperfield
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Arnold Bax Oliver
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Richard Addinsell Suite
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson dance a polka and a Cossack dance, and present music from the other side of the world.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Kay introduces more light classics from his extensive collection, including Elgar's three Promenades, Robert Docker 's Pastiche
Variations and the ever-popular Kitten on the Keys by Zez Conf rey.


Unknown: Robert Docker

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Imposing choral forces join together for Richard Hickox 's final concert in Wales as principal conductor of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. The single item on the programme is one of the previous century's greatest choral works, a passionate outcry of the inhumanity of war. Recorded last Saturday at St David's Hall in Cardiff and introduced by Louise Fryer.
Janice Watson (soprano), Mark Padmore (tenor), Peter Coleman-Wright (baritone), Cardiff
Polyphonic Choir, Boy choristers of Gloucester
Cathedral Choir, Boy choristers of Wells Cathedral Choir, BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox Britten War Requiem


Unknown: Richard Hickox
Introduced By: Louise Fryer.
Soprano: Janice Watson
Soprano: Mark Padmore
Baritone: Peter Coleman-Wright
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Gerald Finzi

Elegy for violin and piano Daniel Hope , Huw Watkins


Piano: Daniel Hope
Piano: Huw Watkins

: Night Waves

The artist Howard Hodgkin talks to Susan Hitch about his life and work as a major retrospective gets underway at Tate Britain. Plus a review of the first new production of Tosca at the Royal Opera House for 40 years, with Angela Gheorghiu and Bryn Terfel in the leading roles. Producer Zahid wariey


Artist: Howard Hodgkin
Unknown: Susan Hitch
Unknown: Angela Gheorghiu

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents music from the court of Alfonso X of Castile, traditional working songs from Jamaica and, for the harpsichord, Hungarian Rock by Gyorgy Ligeti.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Gyorgy Ligeti.

: Composer of the Week: Bach

5/5. With Donald Macleod. Contrapunctus Contrapunctus VI; Canon at the octave; Contrapunctus XI; Canon at the twelfth;
Contrapunctus XIV (completed Tovey) (Art of Fugue, BWV1080) Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op 52 Ibert Flute Concerto Emmanuel Pahud (flute) Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor
NHK SO, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
2.26 Moscheles Sonate Mélancolique in Fsharp minor, Op 49 2.38 Spohr String Sextet in C, Op 140
3.04 Tchaikovsky Tatyana's Letter Scene (Eugene
Onegin) 3.17 Debussy Suite Bergamasque 3.36 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 3 3.55 Kreisler
Praeludium and Allegro 4.01 Corelli Concerto Grosso in F Op 6 No 9 4.10 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in E, KM36
4.13 Handel Piangero la Sorte Mia (Giulio Cesare)
4.19 Tallis Gloria (Missa Puer Natus Est Nobis)
4.29 Beethoven Seven Variations on Mozart's Bei Männern welche Liebe fuhlen, Wo046 4.39 Weber Clarinet Concertino in E flat, Op 26 4.50 Martinu Polkas and Etudes, Bk 3
5.00 Lange-Müller Madonnasange, Op 65
5.06 Schumann, arr Bojsten Hoc' ich das Liedchen klingen (Dichterliebe) 5.11 Sibelius Rakastava, Op 14
5.22 Chopin Nocturne in D flat, Op 27 No 2 5.29 Mozart Ch'io Mi Scordi di Te .. ?Non Temer, Amato Bene, K505
5.40 Bacheler Mounsiers Almain 5.47 Clemens non
Papa Carole Magnus Eras 5.53 Haydn String Quartet in C minor, Op 17 N04 6.12 Horneman Overture: Hero's Life
6.26 Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 2, Op 94b
6.48 Bennett Film music: Murder on the Orient Express


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch

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