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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Stravinsky Fireworks, Op 4
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV1047 Berlioz Overture: Le Carnaval Romain
8.30-10.00: Debussy Petite Suite
Schubert Piano Sonata in A flat, D557 Weber Horn Concertino in E, Op 45


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Strauss Suite in B flat for 13 winds, Op 4 London Winds, director Michael Collins
10.24 Bach Warum betrubst du dich, BWV516 Suzanne Danco (soprano),
Jeanne Demessieux (organ)
10.29 Durante Danza , Danza A Scarlatti Se Florindo E Fedele (La Donna Ancora E Fedele) Gluck 0 del Mio Dolce Ardor (Paride ed Elena)
Suzanne Danco (soprano), Guido Agosti (piano)
10.37 Brahms String Quintet No 2 in G, Op 111 Isaac Stern and Alexander Schneider (violins), Milton Katims and Milton Thomas (violas),
Paul Tortelier (cello)
11.05 Verdi Ecco l'Orrido Campo (Un Ballo in Maschera, Act 2) Regine Crespin (soprano),
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra/Georges Pretre
11.16 Brahms Theme and Variations in D minor
Jean-Francois Heisser (piano)
11.28 Mozart Four Interludes (Thamos, King of Egypt) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peter Maag
11.47 G Charpentier Reste , Repose-Toi! (Louise, Act 4) Marcel Journet (bass), unnamed orchestra conducted by Rosario Bourdon


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Strauss Suite
Director: Michael Collins
Director: Bach Warum
Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Soprano: Jeanne Demessieux
Unknown: Durante Danza
Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Soprano: Guido Agosti
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Violins: Alexander Schneider
Violins: Milton Katims
Violins: Milton Thomas
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Cello: Verdi Ecco
Soprano: Regine Crespin
Piano: Jean-Francois Heisser
Conductor: Peter Maag
Conductor: G Charpentier Reste
Bass: Marcel Journet
Conducted By: Rosario Bourdon

: Composer of the Week: Finzi

5/5. Forever Green. Donald Macleod finishes his week-long commemoration of the life of Gerald Finzi by looking at the composer's ever-present preoccupation with the fragility and brevity of human existence.
The Sigh (A Young Man's Exhortation, Op 14 No 7) James Gilchrist (tenor), Anna Tilbrook (piano) Nocturne (New Year Music) Andrew Marriner (clarinet),
Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner Welcome Sweet and Sacred Feast, Op 27 No 3 Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, Christopher Whitton (organ), director Christopher Robinson Dies
Nafafe Philip Langbridge (tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
The Too Short Time (Before and after Summer, Op 16 No 6) David Wilson-Johnson
(bass-baritone), David Owen Norris (piano)
Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Gerald Finzi
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Tenor: Anna Tilbrook
Clarinet: Andrew Marriner
Unknown: St Martin
Unknown: Christopher Whitton
Director: Christopher Robinson
Tenor: Nafafe Philip Langbridge
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Bass-Baritone: David Wilson-Johnson
Bass-Baritone: David Owen Norris

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Barry Douglas and Friends at Clandeboye
4/4. Introduced by Sean Rafferty. Barry Douglas (piano)
Brahms Two Rhapsodies, Op 79 Janacek On an Overgrown Path
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein)


Unknown: Barry Douglas
Introduced By: Sean Rafferty.
Piano: Barry Douglas

: Afternoon Performance

BBC NOW Bridge Cycle
Live from St David 's Hall, Cardiff. Presented by Edward Seckerson. Conductor Jac Van Steen
Tristan Keuris Arcade
John Metcalf In Time of Daffodils (first performance, BBC Radio 3 commission)
Nielsen Symphony No 2 (Four Temperaments) Plus more music from the BBC National
Orchestra of Wales's cycle of orchestral works by Frank Bridge.


Unknown: St David
Presented By: Edward Seckerson.
Unknown: Frank Bridge.

: Jazz Legends

Egberto Gismonti
Julian Joseph explores the life and music of Brazilian guitarist and composer Egberto Gismonti. Producer Keith Loxam
Happy 60th birthday Radio 3: page 16
RT DIRECT: Egberto Gismonti Alma (1 CD) is available for £12.99 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: Egberto Gismonti
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Producer: Keith Loxam

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty launches Radio 3's evening of programmes celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Third Programme with music broadcast on the opening evening, 29 September 1946.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: How to Listen

A revised repeat of the opening feature of the Third Programme 60 years ago. Stephen Potter and Joyce Grenfell on radio listening: including how not to, how you ought to, and how you won't.


Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell

: Performance on 3

Listen Up! BBC Symphony Orchestra
The opening concert of the BBC Symphony Orchestra's Barbican Season also launches a month-long festival of British Orchestras in Listen Up! Presented by Sarah Walker.
David Daniels (countertenor), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Dvorak Suite in A
Jonathan Dove Hojoki , an Account of My Hut (first performance)
8.20 Twenty Minutes
Tom Service looks back over Radio 3's long tradition as one of the world's most influential commissioners of new music.
8.40 Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Presented By: David Daniels
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Dvorak Suite
Unknown: Jonathan Dove Hojoki

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd and guests contrast the different cultural landscapes of 1946 and 2006. The democratisation of culture that has taken place since the War has changed the notion of what
"culture" is and affected the institutions charged with looking after the nation's cultural health.


Unknown: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction Extra

Verity Sharp hosts a special late-evening sequence of words and music reflecting the range of Radio 3's output since it began. With live music from the Perfect Houseplants and I Fagiolini and specially-commissioned anniversary poetry. For tickets call the Radio 3 Audience line on [number removed]


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Jazz on 3

In this special edition, Jez Nelson raids the archives to present a taste of jazz over the years, with extracts from rarely heard Radio 3 jazz commissions. Happy 60th birthday Radio 3: page 16


Unknown: Jez Nelson

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Fux JuloAscanio, Red'Alba
2.20 Bach Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV546
2.34 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford) 3.00 Mozart Violin Concerto No 4 in D, K218 3.24 Zarebskl Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 34 4.00 Zelenski Two Choral Songs
4.06 Wieniawski Polonaise No 1 in D, Op 4
4.12 Forster La Pazza 4.16 Kurpinski Two Huts
4.25 Schubert Standchen; Atlas (Schwanengesang)
4.34 Delibes Bell Song (Lakme) 4.43 Durante
Harpsichord Concerto in B flat 4.53 Marin No Pianse
Manguilla Ya 5.00 Lisinski Overture: Porin 5.10 Martinu Clarinet Sonatina 5.21 Henriques Air 5.28 Roman Clavichord Suite No 11 in minor 5.37 Fux Laudate
Dominum 5.42 Leopold I Doloribus Beatae Mariae Virginis
5.57 D Scarlatti Sinfonie in G 6.00 Touchemoulln
Sinfonia in C 6.21 Rozycki Mona Lisa Gioconda, Op 31
6.31 Saint-Sains Piano Concerto No 5 in F (Egyptian)


Unknown: Louise Fryer.

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