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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Verdi Libiamo , Ne Lieti Calici
(Brindisi) (La Traviata) Robert Alagna (tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (soprano), London Voices, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Chopin Polonaise Brilliante
Pieter Wispelwey (cello), Dejan Lazic (piano) Gershwin Variations on I Got Rhythm
Fazil Say (piano), New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
8.30-10.00: Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen Barbara Bonney (soprano), Sharon Kam (clarinet), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Rossini Quartet No 3 in F Ensemble Wien-Berlin Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons


Presented By: Penny Gore
Unknown: Verdi Libiamo
Unknown: Ne Lieti Calici
Tenor: Robert Alagna
Soprano: Angela Gheorghiu
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Chopin Polonaise Brilliante
Cello: Pieter Wispelwey
Cello: Dejan Lazic
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Schubert Der Hirt
Soprano: Felsen Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Sharon Kam
Clarinet: Geoffrey Parsons
Conductor: Mariss Jansons

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Haydn Piano Sonata in C minor, H XVI 20 Terence Judd
10.18 Debussy La Mer
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
10.43 Strauss Lieder (selection)
Lisa della Casa (soprano), Karl Hudez (piano)
10.59 Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 49 Andras Schiff
11.21 Locke Suite in G minor (The Broken Consort No 1) The Parley of Instruments/Peter Holman
11.31 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Gonzalo Soriano (piano), Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Terence Judd
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
Conductor: Strauss Lieder
Soprano: Lisa Della Casa
Soprano: Karl Hudez
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Locke Suite
Piano: Gonzalo Soriano
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos

: Composer of the Week: Shostakovich

2/5. Donald Macleod talks to author and broadcaster Brian Morton about the way
Shostakovich satirised Stalin in his music, and the conseguences of the disastrous night when Stalin walked out before the end of Shostakovich's opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. Symphony No 9 (1st mvt, Allegro) Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (excerpts) Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano),
Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Dimiter Petkov (bass), Ambrosian Opera Chorus,
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich String Quartet No 3, Op 73 Fitzwilliam Quartet
Repeated on Monday at 12 midnight


Talks: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Brian Morton
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Soprano: Galina Vishnevskaya
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

1/4. Petroc Trelawny introduces the first in a series of Lunchtime Concerts from the Sage,
Gateshead, looking at the music of Frank Bridge in the context of his European contemporaries. Nash Ensemble
Bridge String Sextet in E flat Schoenberq Verklarte Nacht


Unknown: Frank Bridge

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Singers, Ulster Orchestra British Symphony Series: Charles Villiers Stanford
Presented by Louise Fryer.
Stanford Symphony No 2 in D minor (Elegiac) Conductor Vernon Handley
Bax Prologue: Into the Twilight (Eire - Three Tone Poems)
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Stanford Irish Rhapsody No 2 in F minor (The Lament for the Son of Ossian) Conductor Vernon Handley Elgar Death on the Hills
BBC Singers, conductor David Hill
Stanford Symphony No 3 in F minor (Irish) Conductor Vernon Handley


Unknown: Charles Villiers
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Elgar Death
Conductor: David Hill
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Voices

Continuing Radio 3's focus on the "myriad-minded" poet, writer, teacher and composer
Rabindranath Tagore , lain Burnside introduces settings of Tagore's poetry by Zemlinsky, Janacek and Szymanowski. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Rabindranath Tagore
Producer: Kate Bolton

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Edinburgh International Festival
Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a recital given by Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey at the Queen's Hall as part of this year's
Edinburgh International Festival. Wispelwey has been acclaimed for his performances of both Baroque and modern cello music. Pieter Wispelwey (cello)
Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007 Britten Cello Suite No 1, Op 72
Bach Cello Suite No 2 in D minor, BWVI008 Britten Cello Suite No 2, Op 80


Unknown: Pieter Wispelwey
Cello: Pieter Wispelwey

: Night Waves

Al Gore continues his transformation from politician to charismatic environmental crusader as his global-warming documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, comes to the UK. The former American vice-president, possibly the only person to have become more important by losing a Presidential election, talks science, myths and self-reinvention with Isabel Hilton. Producer Ella Mai Robey


Unknown: Al Gore
Unknown: Isabel Hilton.
Producer: Ella Mai Robey

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall 's selections include tracks from
Jonny Greenwood 's solo album Bodysong, Cuban bolero from Teresa Vera and Lorenzo Hierrezuelo , and Electric Counterpoint by Steve Reich.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Jonny Greenwood
Unknown: Teresa Vera
Unknown: Lorenzo Hierrezuelo
Unknown: Steve Reich.

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

3/5. Literary Circles. Cafe society was fundamental element of 19th-century Paris that Debussy enjoyed. At the famous establishments, he mixed with some of the most influential artistic groups of the day.
Presented by Donald Macleod.
La Plus Que Lente; Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune; String Quartet; Recueillement (Cinq
Poemes de Baudelaire): Prelude: Rodrigue et Chimene Repeated from Wednesday


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Bach Cantata No 202: Weichet nur, betrubte Schatten; Harpsichord Concertos: No I in D minor, BWV1052-No 3 in D, BWV1054;
Cantata No 199: Mein Herze schwimmt in Blut
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord)
2.24 Olsson Gregorian Melodies, Op 30
2.42 Dvorak Mass in D, Op 86
3.23 Schumann String Quartet in A, Op 41 No 3
3.50 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
4.07 Grossman Csardas (The Ghost of Voyvode)
4.16 Puccini In Quelle Trine Morbide (Manon Lescaut)
4.20 Moniuszko Four Choral Songs
4.28 Mattheson Sonata No 7 for three flutes, Op I No4
4.34 Mozart Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat, K417
4.49 Nielsen Irmelin Rose , Op 4 No 4
4.52 Svendsen Norwegian Artists Carnival, Op 14
5.00 Brahms Six Quartets, Op 112 5.11 Beethoven Ah! Perfido, Op 65 5.25 Telemann Concerto in E minor for recorder, flute, strings and continuo
5.39 Couperin Treizième Concert a deux violes
5.49 Lassus Christe, Dei Soboles : Accipe dague Mini
5.54 Kunc Tryptich , Op 40
6.05 Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia 6.13 Sibelius Symphony No 6
6.44 Arensky Suite No I in F, Op 15


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Harpsichord: Lars Ulrik Mortensen
Unknown: Grossman Csardas
Unknown: Nielsen Irmelin Rose
Unknown: Dei Soboles
Unknown: Kunc Tryptich

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