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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
Ravel Alborado del Gracioso Louis Lortie (piano) Corelli Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 7 Europa Galante, director Fabio Biondi
8.30-1000: Faure Romance, Op 28
Chantal Juillet (violin), Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
Bach Concerto in Fin the Italian Style, BWV971 AndrasSchiff (piano)
Suk Fantastic Scherzo, Op 25 Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek

Contributors

Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Director: Fabio Biondi
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Smetana Hakon Jarf , Op 16 Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Walter Weller
10.17 Giordano Denn Blick haff ich einst erhoben; Gleich einem Fruhlingsabend (Andrea Chenier) Peter Anders (tenor), RIAS-Unterhaltungs Orchestra, conductor Kurt Gaebel
10.25 Haydn Symphony No 52 in C minor Heidelberg SO, conductor Thomas Fey
10.52 Vivaldi Violin Sonata in A, RV31
Jascha Heifetz (violin), Arpad Sandor (piano)
10.59 Wolf Nun wandre Maria; Schlafendes Jesuskind Peter Anders (tenor), Michael Raucheisen (piano)
11.08 Franck Prelude , Choral and Fugue Germaine Thyssens-Valentin (piano)
11.30 Bartok Suite: The Wooden Prince
South-West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ernest Bour

Contributors

Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Hakon Jarf
Conductor: Walter Weller
Conductor: Giordano Denn Blick
Tenor: Peter Anders
Conductor: Kurt Gaebel
Conductor: Thomas Fey
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Violin: Arpad Sandor
Tenor: Jesuskind Peter Anders
Piano: Michael Raucheisen
Piano: Franck Prelude
Piano: Germaine Thyssens-Valentin
Conductor: Ernest Bour

: Composer of the Week: Dvorak

4/5. A Comic Operatic Genius Emerges
Presented by Donald Macleod. The mid-1880s were the years in which Dvorak's international reputation could be said to have been consolidated. He concentrated on oratorio, and his interest in opera took a back seat temporarily, but it was still in the air.
The Jacobin (excerpts) Daniela Sounova and Marcela Machotkova (sopranos), Beno Blachut and Vilem Pribyl (tenors), Vaclav Zitek
(baritone), Kantilena Children's Chorus, Kuhn Mixed Chorus, Brno PO, conductor Jiri Pinkas
The Noonday Witch, Op 108 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
Kate and the Devil (excerpts) Brigita Sulcova (soprano), Anna Barova and Daniela Suryova (mezzos), Milos Jezil (tenor), Richard Novak (bass), Brno Janacek Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Jiri Pinkas
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight

Contributors

Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Daniela Sounova
Sopranos: Marcela MacHotkova
Sopranos: Beno Blachut
Tenors: Vaclav Zitek
Conductor: Jiri Pinkas
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Soprano: Brigita Sulcova
Soprano: Anna Barova
Soprano: Daniela Suryova
Tenor: Milos Jezil
Tenor: Richard Novak
Conductor: Jiri Pinkas

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Beyond Baroque
3/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces French pianist Alexandre Tharaud in another programme of piano music old and new from this year's Lufthansa Festival of Barqoue Music. Debussy Hommage a Rameau (images, Book 1) Couperin Les Barricades Misterieuses; La Logiviere; Les Jumefes; Les Rozeaux; Le Tic-Toc-Choc; Le Carillon de Cithere Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin

Contributors

Introduces: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Pianist: Alexandre Tharaud

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Summer Invitation Concerts - Let's Dance
Ulster Orchestra
Presented by Sarah Walker.
J Strauss (son) Waltz: Roses from the South, Op 388 Conductor Christian Gansch
Stravinksy Divertimento (Le Baiser de la Fee) Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
Glazunov Suite: Raymonda Conductor Howard Shelley Stravinksy Jeu de Cartes Conductor Adrian Leaper

Contributors

Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Christian Gansch
Conductor: Stravinksy Divertimento
Conductor: Adrian Leaper

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay with light music favourites and rarities, including music by James Langley , Billy Mayerl , Angela Morley and Zez Confrey.

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Kay
Music By: James Langley
Music By: Billy Mayerl
Music By: Angela Morley
Music By: Zez Confrey.

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news.

: Performance on 3

Earlier this year, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the National Portrait Gallery, BBC Radio 3 commissioned composer Edward Cowie to write "sonic portraits" of some of the eminent living Britons pictured there. The resulting piece, National Portraits, was written specially for the BBC
Singers and recorded by them, conducted by Nicholas Kok , at the NPG in June. The subjects of Edward Cowie 's piece are Daley Thompson , Sir George and Lady Christie, John Suiston , Fiona Shaw , Norman Foster , Julian Bream ,
Alan Ayckbourn , Antonia Byatt and Stephen Hawking. Introduced by Edward Cowie. See the portraits at www.bbc.co.uk/singers

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Cowie
Conducted By: Nicholas Kok
Unknown: Edward Cowie
Unknown: Daley Thompson
Unknown: John Suiston
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Norman Foster
Unknown: Julian Bream
Unknown: Alan Ayckbourn
Unknown: Antonia Byatt
Unknown: Stephen Hawking.
Introduced By: Edward Cowie.

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

MacCunn The Ship o' the Fiend
Beamish Violin Concerto Anthony Marwood , BBCSSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Marwood
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Free Thinking: Festival of Ideas for the Future

Professor Doreen Massey , winner of the Vautrin Lud International Geography Prize, presents the first Open University Radio Lecture as part of Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival from Liverpool. In Is the World Really Shrinking? she challenges those globalisation gurus who insist local places are all becoming homogeneous and lays out a manifesto for an alternative global vision. Producer Phil Tinline

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Doreen Massey
Producer: Phil Tinline

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington previews the London Jazz Festival and presents new tracks from round the world.

Contributors

Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Composer of the Week: Mendelssohn

5/5. The Eclipse of Music. the British journal The Musical World described Mendelssohn's death in 1847 as "the eclipse of music", yet the posthumous attitude to his music has often been derogatory. Donald Macleod charts the composer's demise. Fanny Mendelssohn Bergeslust , Op 10 No 2 Susan Gritton (soprano) Eugene Asti (piano) Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor,
Op 80 Melos Quartet Violin Concerto in E minor Nikolaj Znaider, Israel PO, conductor Zubin Mehta Repeated from Friday

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Fanny Mendelssohn Bergeslust
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Soprano: Eugene Asti
Piano: Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor: Zubin Mehta

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Rathaus Nokturne, Op 44 Spisak
Sonata for violin and orchestra Skrowaczewski Music at Night 2.05 Nowowlejski Weihnacht in der uralten Marienkirche zu Krakau 2.14 Palestrina Missa in Duplicibus Minoribus II 2.48 Mouton Pieces de Lute in C minor 3.17 Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K421
3.50 Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 3 4.05 Schubert impromptu in A flat, D899 No 4 4.12 Bloch Nigun
4.20 Labyrinto Improvisation on the Passamezzo Antico
4.22 Moniuszko Four Choral Songs 4.31 Khachaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia 4.41 Doppler Andante and Rondo, Op 25 4.51 Auber Overture: Fra Diavolo
5.00 Franck Les Eolides 5.12 Chausson Poeme, Op 25
5.29 Debussy Lisle Joyeuse 5.35 Widor Suite for flute and piano, Op 34 5.53 Bernstein Chichester Psalms
6.14 Brachthuijser Fantaisie in E minor 6.28 Forster Vanitas Vanitatum 6.39 D Scarlatti Piano Sonatas: in A minor, Kk208; in D minor, Kk9 6.47 Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068 (Air) 6.52 Corelli Sarabande , Gigue and Badinerie

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Nowowlejski Weihnacht
Unknown: Bloch Nigun
Songs: Khachaturian Adagio
Unknown: Franck Les Eolides
Unknown: Brachthuijser Fantaisie
Unknown: Forster Vanitas Vanitatum
Unknown: Corelli Sarabande








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