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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Ravel Une Barque sur l'Ocean Paris Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon Geminiani Concerto Grosso No 5 in G minor La Petite Bande, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken Chopin Grande Valse Brillante in E flat, Op 18 Murray Perahia (piano)
8.30-10.00: Khachaturian Gayaneh Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen Haydn Concertino in C, H XIV 11
Sabine Vatin (piano), Ensemble d'Arco
Marenzio Cantate Ninfe Consort of Musicke


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Piano: Sabine Vatin

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Duparc Lenore Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
10.15 Sibelius Violin Concerto
Camilla Wicks , Stockholm Royal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sixten Ehrling
10.49 Schubert Fischerweise
Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Gerold Huber (piano)
10.53 Barraud Offrande a une Ombre Detroit
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray
11.05 Chausson Viviane , Op 5 Basle Symphony Orchestra, conductor Armin Jordan
11.19 Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D667 (Trout) Festival Quartet, Stuart Sankey (double bass)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Unknown: Camilla Wicks
Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
Baritone: Christian Gerhaher
Baritone: Gerold Huber
Piano: Barraud Offrande
Conductor: Paul Paray
Conductor: Chausson Viviane
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Unknown: Stuart Sankey

: Composer of the Week: Felix Mendelssohn

2/5. Siblings and Songs. In the 1820s, the Mendelssohn household was a hive of conversational, intellectual and creative activity. Felix and his siblings, Fanny, Rebecka and Paul, shared a happy, magical childhood.
Donald Macleod explores the impact of this closeness on Mendelssohn's compositions.
Felix Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer
Night's Dream Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
Fanny Mendelssohn Wenn ich in deine Augen sehe Sophie Daneman (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo), Eugene Asti (piano)
Felix Mendelssohn Neue Liebe Barbara Bonney (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Songs without Words (excerpts) Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Ce//o Sonata No 2 in D, Op 58
Steven Isserlis , Melvyn Tan (piano) Repeated on Monday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Fanny Mendelssohn Wenn
Soprano: Sophie Daneman
Soprano: Sarah Connolly
Piano: Eugene Asti
Soprano: Geoffrey Parsons
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Melvyn Tan

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
5/8. Kerry Frumkin of Chicago's WFMT radio network continues this two-week series.
Falla El Pano Moruno; Seguidilla Murciana ; Jota (Siete Canciones Populares Espaholas) Susan Naruki (soprano), Joseph Kalichstein (piano) Brahms Piano Quartet No 2 in A, Op 26
Ivan Chan (violin), Kirsten Johnson (viola), Eric Kim (cello), Jeremy Denk (piano)


Unknown: Kerry Frumkin
Unknown: Seguidilla Murciana
Soprano: Susan Naruki
Soprano: Joseph Kalichstein
Violin: Ivan Chan
Violin: Kirsten Johnson
Cello: Eric Kim
Cello: Jeremy Denk

: Afternoon Performance

Shakespeare and Friends
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Presented by Louise Fryer. Berlioz Overture: Beatrice et Benedict
Conductor Nan Volkov
Sibelius Incidental music: Pelleas et Melisande Conductor Tuomas Ollila
Strauss Macbeth
Cecil Coles Overture: Comedy of Errors Conductor Martyn Brabbins Gounod Symphony No 1 in D
Conductor Nicholas McGegan Cecil Coles Fra Giacomo
With Paul Whelan (baritone), conductor Martyn Brabbins


Presented By: Louise Fryer. Berlioz
Conductor: Nan Volkov
Conductor: Sibelius Incidental
Conductor: Tuomas Ollila
Conductor: Strauss MacBeth
Conductor: Cecil Coles
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Conductor: Cecil Coles
Baritone: Paul Whelan
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Voices

Little and Large lain Burnside presents a selection of songs about small and large things, including works by Bizet, Wolf and Fats Waller. Producer Emma Bloxham


Unknown: Fats Waller.
Producer: Emma Bloxham

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Listen Up!
The City of London Sinfonia in a concert recorded at Ipswich Corn Exchange. And presenter Petroc Trelawny explores how the close links that CLS has to business in the City of London brings benefits for both sides. There's also an outing to the races as the Epsom
Symphony Orchestra work on a new piece called Racing Colours to celebrate the orchestra's 50th anniversary, and Dermot Clinch continues his A-Z of the orchestra.
Kathryn Stott (piano), City of London Sinfonia, conductor Douglas Boyd
Elgar Introduction and Allegro Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K595 Britten Sinfoniet ta
Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F


Unknown: Dermot Clinch
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Douglas Boyd
Piano: Allegro Mozart

: Night Waves

To mark the anniversary of the end of the Battle of the Somme, another chance to hear Philip Dodd and guests discuss the deadliest land battle in British history. In a programme devoted to the terrible events of 90 years ago,
Philip Dodd is joined by Richard Holmes , Kate Adie and Michael Morpurgo to explore how successfully we recall this huge battle and how it lives on in the imagination. Also, June Tabor sings songs from the Somme. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Richard Holmes
Unknown: Kate Adie
Unknown: Michael Morpurgo
Unknown: June Tabor
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces new tracks from the Matchless Maidens of Bath and samples the Anglo-Norwegian collaboration VEK, as heard recently in Southampton.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington

: Composer of the Week: Miles Davis

3/5. During the 1950s Miles Davis became established as one of the best-known and most influential trumpeters in jazz. But as Donald Macleod discovers, he was also changing the nature of jazz composition. Music from this period includes the score to Louis Malle 's film Ascenseur pour I'Echafaud, Sid's Ahead, Milestones, and the album Kind of Blue.
Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Louis Malle

: Through the Night

Presented by Louise Fryer . Lassus omine Dominus
Noster; Adoramus Te Christe; In Pace, in Idipsum; tn Hora Ultima: Ad Te Levavi Owlos Meos ; Te Deum; Pelli Meae Consumptis Carnibus; Resonet in Laudibus;
Christus Resurgens ex Mortuis: Magnificat Praeter Rerum Seriem
1.59 Spohr Nonet in F, Op 312.29 Brahms Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel 2.59 Melcer Piano Concerto No 13.30 Wagner Gotterdammerung (excerpts)
4.01 Puccini Manon Lescaut (excerpts) 4.15 Debussy Prélude a la Damoiselle Elue: Beau Soir 4.22
Sibelius Polonaise in C 4.25 Noskowshi Polonaise Eleqaique , Op 22
4.31 CPE Bach Prelude in D, Wq70 No 7 4.36 Vivaldi
Magnificat in G minor, RV610 4.51 Verdi Overture: Nabucco
5.00 Tchaikovsky Overture: Hamlet 5.18 Ouinault
Overture and Dances (Le Nouveau Monde) 5.27 A Gabriell Diminution on Lassus's Susanne un Jour 5.31 Lassus Praeter Rerum Seriem 5.37 Guerrero Di, Perra Mora
5.40 Schumann Kinderszenen (excerpts) 5.45 Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet (excerpts) 5.58 Boehm Nel Cor Piu Non Mi Sento 6.10 Rachmaninov Pieces for four hands, Op 11
6.24 Liszt Les Preludes 6.41 Bach Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV874 6.48 Weiss Prelude-Fantasia in D
6.52 Debussy Two Arabesques


Presented By: Louise Fryer
Unknown: Levavi Owlos Meos
Unknown: Christus Resurgens
Unknown: Wagner Gotterdammerung
Unknown: Puccini Manon Lescaut
Unknown: Sibelius Polonaise
Unknown: Noskowshi Polonaise Eleqaique
Unknown: Perra Mora

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