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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
Robert Thuillier (flute), Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Armin Jordan
Handel Passacaglia
Nigel Kennedy (violin), Lynn Harrell (cello)
Bellini Casta Diva (Norma) Renee Fleming (soprano), London Voices, LPO, conductor Charles Mackerras
8.30-10.00: Rachmaninov Tarantella (Suite for two pianos No 2) Martha Argerich and Nelson Freire (pianos)
Schutz Deutsches Magnificat, SWV494
The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
Mozart Horn Concerto No 3 in E flat, K447
Dale Clevenger, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado


Presenter: Penny Gore
Flautist: Robert Thuillier
Musicians: Suisse Romande Orchestra
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Violinist: Nigel Kennedy
Cellist: Lynn Harrell
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Singers: London Voices
Musicians: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
Pianist: Martha Argerich
Pianist: Nelson Freire
Singers: The Sixteen
Music Director: Harry Christophers
Horn Player: Dale Clevenger
Musicians: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Stravinsky Fireworks, Op 4 New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
10.05 Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 37 Ivan Moravec
10.17 Montsalvatge Cinco Canciones Negras Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
10.30 Bach Violin Sonata in A, BWV1015
Josef Suk (violin), Zuzana Ruzickova (harpsichord)
10.49 Haydn Piano Sonata in D, HXVI 51 Glenn Gould
10.56 Orff Carmina Burana
Lucia Popp (soprano), Gerhard Unger (tenor), Raymond Wolansky (baritone), John Noble (baritone), New Philharmonia Chorus, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
Unknown: Ivan Moravec
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
Violin: Josef Suk
Violin: Zuzana Ruzickova
Unknown: Glenn Gould
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Soprano: Gerhard Unger
Baritone: Raymond Wolansky
Baritone: John Noble
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos

: Composer of the Week: Shostakovich

4/5. Jewish folk music made a powerful impression on Shostakovich, because of its capacity to appear happy whilst being essentially tragic. Donald Macleod looks at the way in which Shostakovich used Jewish folk songs and themes in his own music. Rothschild's Violin (excerpt)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky From Jewish Folk Poetry, Op79a Luba Orgonasova (soprano), Nathalie Stutzmann
(mezzo), Philip Langridge (tenor), Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi Piano Trio No 2 Beaux Arts Trio
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Luba Orgonasova
Soprano: Nathalie Stutzmann
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Bronze: Sergei Lelferkus(baritone)
Rothschild: Konstantin Pluzhnikov(tenor)
Chakhkes: Llya Levinsky(tenor)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

3/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents another concert celebrating Frank Bridge and his contemporaries. Christian Poltera (cello), Katherine Stott (piano) Bridge Cello Sonata Kodaly Sonatina
Busoni Serenata , Op 34 Debussy Cello Sonata


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Frank Bridge
Cello: Christian Poltera
Cello: Katherine Stott
Unknown: Kodaly Sonatina
Unknown: Busoni Serenata

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Singers, Ulster Orchestra British Symphony Series: Charles Villiers Stanford
Presented by Louise Fryer.
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley Stanford Symphony No 5 in D (L'Allegro ed il Penseroso)
Elgar Two Choral Songs, Op 73
BBC Singers, conductor David Hill
Stanford Irish Rhapsody No 5 in G minor Gerald Barry Weiner Blut Conductor Rumon Gamba
Stanford Symphony No 6 in E flat (In Memoriam GF Watts)


Unknown: Charles Villiers
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: David Hill
Unknown: Gerald Barry Weiner
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

The music of Alexander Mackenzie , Brahms, Eric Coates and Edward German all feature in Brian Kay 's selection of light music this week.


Unknown: Alexander MacKenzie
Unknown: Eric Coates
Unknown: Brian Kay

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Edinburgh International Festival
Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a concert given at the Queen's Hall as part of this year's festival. Stefan Schilli (oboe), Belcea Quartet Britten Phantasy Quartet
Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370
Britten Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op 49
Mozart String Quartet in D, K499 (Hoffmeister) Doric Quartet


Oboe: Stefan Schilli

: Night Waves

Susan Hitch invites past Man Booker Prize judges to deliver their verdict on this year's shortlist. And in the latest Ways of Seeing series today's art critics talk about the art historians that changed the way they saw art. Producer Aasiya Lodhi


Unknown: Susan Hitch
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: The Wire

By Jeff Young. Milton Parker traipses the dismal streets of Rhyl putting leaflets through doors. He is scared of envelopes, of germs in mayonnaise, of letterboxes and pizza-delivery bikes. When he's nominated for the Pamphleteer of the Year award, Milton has to find a "Plus One". Doreen Wilson , a 73-year-old agoraphobic recluse, agrees to be his date. As they head towards the big night, determined to re-engage with the rest of humanity, will this unlikely pair take their place at last in a world where they are not afraid?
Music by Paul Simpson ; Producer/Director Kate McAII


Unknown: Jeff Young.
Unknown: Milton Parker
Unknown: Doreen Wilson
Music By: Paul Simpson
Director: Kate McAii
Milton: Ian Puleston-Davies
Maurice: Robert Blythe
Micky: Brendan Charleson
Doreen: Celia Hewitt
Barman/Master of ceremonies: Dick Bradnum

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall 's selections include instrument builder Ellen Fullman and her Long String
Instrument, guitarist and bluesman Kelly Joe
Phelps, and music for two violins by Bela Bartok.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Ellen Fullman
Unknown: Kelly Joe
Unknown: Bela Bartok.

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

5/5. The Final Chapter. With Donald Macleod. Trois Poemes de Stephane Mallarme; Iberia (Images); Violin Sonata; La Mer (Dialogue du Vent) Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Wagner Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde) Szymanowski Violin Concerto No I
Musorqsky Songs and Dances of Death
2.07 Brahms Hungarian Dances Nos 12, 14, 15 and 18
2.20 Beethoven Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)
3.00 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford)
3.28 Strauss Standchen , Op 17 No 2; Morgen, Op 27 No 4; Fur funfzehn Pfennige, Op 36 No 2; Zueignung, Op 10 No 1
3.39 Stravinsky Dances Concertantes 4.00 Stamitz
Clarinet Concerto in B flat 4.17 Dohnanyl Symphonic Minutes, Op 36 4.32 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp, Op 78
4.42 Faure Elegie , Op 24 4.50 Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 3 No 1 5.00 Handel The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, HWV67 5.03 Blow The Graces Dance; Gavott;
Sarabande for the Graces (Venus and Adonis) 5.10 Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44 5.21 Szymanowski The Fountain of Arethusa, Op 30 5.27 Pekiel Missa senza le Cerimonie 5.38 Mozart Horn Concerto No 3 in E flat,
K447 5.53 Ravel Violin Sonata in G 6.12 Berlioz Overture: Waverley 6.23 Franck Eleven Miniatures 6.38 Machaut Rondeau 17: Dis et Sept et Cinq 6.43 Massenet
Méditation (Thais) 6.48 CPE Bach Sinfonia No 2 in 6 flat


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Strauss Standchen
Unknown: Faure Elegie
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Unknown: Pekiel Missa
Unknown: MacHaut Rondeau

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