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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: J Strauss (son) Waltz: By the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op 314
Mozart Venga pur, Minacci e Frema (Mitridate, Re di Ponto)
Gershwin Three Preludes
8.30-10.00: Handel My Heart Is Inditing
(Coronation Anthem No 4) Stravinsky Suite No 2 Haydn Piano Trio in A, H XV 21


Presented By: Penny Gore
Unknown: Mozart Venga

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Liszt Petrarch Sonnet No 104
Lazar Berman (piano)
10.08 Bach Fallt mit Danken (Christmas Oratorio, BWV248, Part 4) Elly Ameling (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), Tom Krause (bass),
Lubecker Kantorei Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conductor Karl Munchinger
10.35 Poulenc Concerto for organ, timpani and strings Simon Preston , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
10.58 Holst Twelve Humbert Wolfe Songs, Op 48 Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
11.25 Hindemith Organ Concerto Martin Haselbock Vienna SO, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Lazar Berman
Piano: Fallt Mit Danken
Soprano: Elly Ameling
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Tom Krause
Conductor: Karl Munchinger
Unknown: Simon Preston
Conductor: Andre Previn
Unknown: Humbert Wolfe
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

4/5. Dramatic Works. Like many of his contemporaries, Debussy was deeply affected by Wagner's operas. Donald Macleod looks at how Debussy was inspired to write his dramatic works both by what he'd seen in Bayreuth and by the prevalent artistic influences in Paris. Rodrigue et Chimene (excerpt)
Gilles Ragon (tenor), Helene Jossoud (mezzo), Donna Brown (soprano), Laurence Dale (tenor), Lyon Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
Pelleas et Melisande (Act 3, excerpt)
Anne Sofie ie von Otter (mezzo),
Wolfgang Holzmair and Laurent Naouri (baritones), National Orchestra of France, conductor Bernard Haitink
Jeux Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien (excerpt) Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor James Conlon
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Gilles Ragon
Tenor: Helene Jossoud
Soprano: Donna Brown
Soprano: Laurence Dale
Unknown: Anne Sofie
Unknown: Wolfgang Holzmair
Baritones: Laurent Naouri
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: James Conlon

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Schwetzingen Festival
3/4. In the third concert from this renowned international music festival, soprano Christine Schafer combines Brahms Lieder with Debussy's settings of Paul Verlaine 's Romances sans Paroles. Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Christine Schafer (soprano), Eric Schneider (piano) Brahms Sapphische Ode, Op 94 No 4; An die
Nachtigall, Op 46 No 4; Wir wandelten, Op 96 No 2; Komm bald, Op 97 No 5; Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer, Op 105 No 2; Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, Op 96 No 1
Debussy Ariettes Oubliées
Brahms Nachklang , Op 59 No 4; Abendregen, Op 70 No 4; Lerchengesang, Op 70 No 2;
Wenn du nur zuweilen lachelst, Op 57 No 2; Geheimnis, Op 71 No 3; Unbewegte laue Luft, Op 57 No 8


Soprano: Christine Schafer
Unknown: Brahms Lieder
Unknown: Paul Verlaine
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Soprano: Christine Schafer
Soprano: Eric Schneider
Piano: Brahms Sapphische
Unknown: Brahms Nachklang

: BBC Proms 2006

Presented by Christopher Cook.
Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Minnesota Orchestra, conductor Osma Vanska
Barber First Essay for Orchestra Osvaldo Golijov Three Songs Mahler Symphony No 5
Repeated from Thursday 24 August


Presented By: Christopher Cook.

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

More light music from Brian Kay 's extensive collection, including Lambert Williamson 's Music for Rivers of the North of England,
Clive Richardson 's Chiming Strings and James Langley 's Ballet Suite.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Lambert Williamson
Unknown: Clive Richardson
Unknown: James Langley

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2006

From the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Bruch's ever-popular, warmly romantic Violin Concerto is contrasted with Shostakovich's Symphony No 10. The epic work perhaps heralded a new sense of freedom found in Russia after the death of Stalin, and portrayed all the strife and uncertain hopes of the mid-20th century. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Joshua Bell (violin), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Daniele Gatti
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
8.00 Twenty Minutes: The Adverb
Ian McMillan host the final in the series of literary performances recorded in front of an audience at Cadogan Hall. This week the poet Jo Shapcott presents a selection of her favourite writings on music and reads her own specially commissioned piece on the same theme.
8.20 Shostakovich Symphony No 10 This Prom is also broadcast on BBC4


Unknown: Albert Hall
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Conductor: Daniele Gatti
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Cadogan Hall.
Unknown: Jo Shapcott

: Designs for Learning

More than E17 billion is being spent on new school buildings in the next few years. Deyan Sudjic asks whether a new educational and architectural future is being forged or whether the mistakes of the past are being repeated.


Unknown: Deyan Sudjic

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall 's selections include film music by saxophonist and former Lounge Lizard John Lurie , traditional Mexican song from harpist
Graciana Silva , and secular music from medieval France performed by the Deller Consort.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Lounge Lizard
Unknown: John Lurie
Harpist: Graciana Silva
Unknown: Deller Consort.

: Composer of the Week: Ginastera

5/5. Form and Structure
Donald Macleod and Barbara Nissman discuss the enormous value Ginastera placed on what he called "the architecture of music".
Rondo sobre Temas Infantiles , Op 19; Cello Sonata, Op 49; Glosses sobre Temes de Pau
Casals, Op 48 (1st mvt); Piano Sonata No 3; Los Trabajadores Agricolas; Danza del Trigo ; Los Peones de Hacienda; Danza Final (Malambo) (Ballet: Estancia, Op 8a) Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Barbara Nissman
Unknown: Temas Infantiles
Unknown: Danza Del Trigo

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Wagner Siegfried Idyll Conductor Arvid Engegard
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor Jan Soderblom
2.08 Janacek Piano Sonata 1 X 1905 (From the Street)
2.20 Palestrina Missa sine Nomine
2.35 Brahms String Sextet No 2 in G, Op 36
3.16 Poulenc Flute Sonata 3.29 Ravel La Valse
3.41 Rameau Symphonies and Dances 3.58 O'Carolan Carolan's Draught 4.00 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F, RV293 (Autumn) (The
Four Seasons) 4.12 d'lndla Filli, Mirando il Cielo
4.17 Alessandrescu Autumn Dawn
4.26 Norman Two Songs
4.32 Haydn Symphony No 88 in G 4.53 Obrecht J'Ai Pris Amours a Ma Devise 5.00 Marin Si Quieres dar Marica en to Cierto 5.05 Albeniz Cuba, Op 47 No 8 5.11 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 9 5.21 Bach Largo (Trio Sonata in C, BWV529) 5.31 Lanqe-Muller Madonnasange, Op 65
5.37 Mozart, arr Danzi Duos (Cosi Fan Tutte)
5.46 Granados, arr Chris Paul Harman The Maiden and the Nightingale 5.53 Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 6.16 Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op 22
6.32 Weyse Symphony No 6 in C minor


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Jan Soderblom

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