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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Mozart Rondo in C, K373
Scottish CO/director Ernst Kovacic (violin) Liszt Tarantella (Annees de Pelerinage)
Stephen Hough (piano) Ravel Alborada del Gracioso Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa
8.30-10.00: Gounod Petite Symphonie in B flat Members of the St Paul Chamber Orchestra
Beethoven Twelve Variations on Handel's See the Conqu'ring Hero Comes, WoO45
Mischa Maisky (cello), Martha Argerich (piano) Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat
Barry Tuckwell, RPO/Vladimir Ashkenazy


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Mozart Rondo
Violin: Ernst Kovacic
Piano: Stephen Hough
Unknown: Gracioso Boston

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Felix Weingartner
10.06 Wagner Gotterdammerung (Act 1, Scene 3) Gottlob Frick (bass), Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna PO, conductor Georg Solti
10.17 Liszt Les Jeux d'Eaux a la Villa d'Este Moura Lympany (piano)
10.26 Stravinsky A Sermon, a Narrative and Prayer Soloists, Chorus and National Orchestra of the Radio Television Franchise, conductor Pierre Boulez
10.44 Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar Concerto No 1 in D, Op 99 Andrés Segovia (guitar), New London Orchestra, conductor Alec Sherman
11.05 Mozart Don Giovanni (Act 2, Finale) Soloists, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos
11.23 Chopin Waltz in D flat, Op 70 No 3; Polonaise in B flat, Op 71 No 2; Nocturne in E minor, Op 72 No Maryla Jonas (piano)
11.36 Honegger Symphony No 2 Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Felix Weingartner
Conductor: Wagner Gotterdammerung
Bass: Gottlob Frick
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Liszt Les Jeux
Piano: Moura Lympany
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Alec Sherman
Conductor: Mozart Don Giovanni
Conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Conductor: Chopin Waltz
Piano: Maryla Jonas
Conductor: Charles Munch

: Composer of the Week: Puccini

5/5 Five First Nights: Turandot
On 25 April 1926, Turandot opened at La Scala. But it was an occasion tinged with melancholy, as the composer had died 18 months earlier leaving his work unfinished. On this first night, Toscanini declined to perform the completion of the opera supplied by Franco Alfano. With Donald Macleod.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, conductor Lorin Maazel
Popli di Pekino!.. Signore, Ascolta! (Act 1);
Ola, Pang!, Ola, Pong!; In Questa Reggia (Act 2); Nessun Dorma ! Principessa di Morte! (Act 3) Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Franco Alfano.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Unknown: Nessun Dorma
Princess Turandot: Eva Marion(soprano)
Liu: Katla Ricclarelli(soprano)
Calaf: Jose Carreras(tenor)
Pang: Helmut Wildhaber(tenor)
Pong: Heinz Zednick(tenor)
Ping: Robert Kerns(baritone)
Mandarin: Kurt Rydl(bass)
Timur: John-Paul Boqart(bass)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Postcards from Vienna
4/4. Stephanie Hughes introduces the last of this week's Viennese series with today's concert from the church of St Andrew , Holborn.
Ernst Kovacic (violin), David Owen Norris (piano) Brahms Scherzo in C minor (FAE Sonata) Fuchs Drei Amouretten
Bruckner Abendlied
Goldmark Ballade
Korngold Suite: Much Ado about Nothing Schoenberg Notturno Webern VierStucke
Kreisler Kleiner Wiener Marsch; Zigeunercapriccio; Tambourin Chinois ; Caprice Viennois Lehar Piece in Homage to Kreisler


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: St Andrew
Violin: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Fuchs Drei Amouretten
Unknown: Bruckner Abendlied
Unknown: Goldmark Ballade
Unknown: Schoenberg Notturno
Unknown: Webern Vierstucke
Unknown: Tambourin Chinois

: BBC Proms 2006

Leila Josefowicz , City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo Webern Passacaglia , Op 1
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1
Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Leila Josefowicz
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conductor: Webern Passacaglia

: Jazz Legends

Cecil Taylor
Julian Joseph is joined by broadcaster and writer James Wylie to profile the prolific
American pianist Cecil Taylor , who was heavily influenced by jazz greats Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald and Billy Eckstein.
RT DIRECT: The World of Cecil Taylor (1 CD) is available for E10.99 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: Cecil Taylor
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: James Wylie
Pianist: Cecil Taylor
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Billy Eckstein.
Unknown: Cecil Taylor

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Proms 2006

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Conductor Marc Albrecht makes his Proms debut directing a new work by Detlev Glanert based on tunes by Brahms, and Brahms's own reworking of the St Anthony Chorale. The concert ends with Strauss's tone poem,
Ein Heldenleben. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Johan Reuter (bass-baritone)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marc Albrecht
Brahms Variations on the St Anthony Chorale Brahms/Glanert Four Preludes and Serious Songs (first performance)
8.50 Twenty Minutes: Talking Proms
Stephanie Hughes with news, views and features on the current Proms.
9.10 Strauss Ein Heldenleben
This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 1 August at 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Conductor: Marc Albrecht
Unknown: Detlev Glanert
Unknown: Ein Heldenleben.
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Bass-Baritone: Johan Reuter
Conductor: Marc Albrecht
Unknown: Stephanie Hughes

: Womad 2006

Andrew McGregor , Andy Kershaw , Lucy Duran and Fiona Talkington present a weekend of broadcasts from the Womad festival by the Thames in Reading, Berkshire.


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Jazz on 3

Manchester Jazz Festival
With music from three of Manchester Jazz Festival's most exciting acts: guitarist
John Abercrombie on a rare visit to the UK, Sister Maj's Blouse and trumpeter Richard lies. Producer Robert Abel


Guitarist: John Abercrombie
Producer: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Sibelius Tapiola Tchalkovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor Ives Ragtime Dances
Janacek Sinfonietta 2.24 Dvorak Piano Quintet in 2.57 Berlioz Romeo et Juliette 3.51 Franck Prelude, Fugue and Variation in B minor 4.02 Brahms Four Songs, Op 17
4.17 Beethoven Zwolf Variationen uberdas Menuet, WoO68 4.31 Haydn Two Marches in E flat
4.37 Mouret Andromede et Persee 4.52 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in C. RV88 5.00 Handel For unto Us a Child Is Born (Messiah) 5.04 Corelll Violin Sonata in A, Op 5 No 6
5.16 Byrd Browning a 5 5.20 Finzi All This Night, Op 33
5.24 Brahms An die Nachtigall, Op 46 No 4
5.27 Grieg Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op 43
5.41 Sullivan In Memoriam 5.53 Bruhns 0 werter heil'ger Geist 6.08 CPE Bach Quartet in G, Wq95
6.26 Dittersdorf Symphony No 3 in G
6.45 Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine kleine Nachtmusik)


Unknown: John Shea.

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