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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Sullivan Overture diBallo Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner Haydn Symphony No 3 in G Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
George Butterworth The Banks of Green Willow English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
8.30-10.00: Mendelssohn Overture: The
Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) LSO, conductor Gabriel Ch m u ra Bach Cantata No 61: Nun komm der heiden Heiland Soloists, Monteverdi Choir , English
Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Barber Summer Music, Op 31 Wind Soloists of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: George Butterworth
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Soloists: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain. Featuring works by Delius and recordings by the Melos Ensemble. Hummel Septet in D minor, Op 74 Melos Ensemble
10.30 Delius Sea Drift Bryn Terfel (baritone),
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
10.57 Bach Preludes and Fugues: in E, BWV854; in E minor, BWV855 (Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 1) Evgeni Koroliov (piano)
11.06 Ravel Introduction and Allegro Melos Ensemble
11.17 Vaughan Williams A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3) Heather Harper (soprano), LSO, conductor Andre Previn


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Bach Preludes
Piano: Evgeni Koroliov
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Soprano: Heather Harper
Conductor: Andre Previn

: Composer of the Week: Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

1/5. To mark today's 30th anniversary of the death of Benjamin Britten , Donald Macleod is joined by Philip Reed to discuss the composer's early career, including the remarkable music he wrote for the Film Unit of the General Post Office.
Britten Hymn to the Virgin
Finzi Singers, director Paul Spicer
Night Mail (end sequence) Nigel Hawthorne
(narrator), Nash Ensemble , conductor Lionel Friend AMDG Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton. Concert Suite: The Sword in the Stone Nash Ensemble, conductor Lionel Friend
Bunyan's Farewell: Litany (Paul Bunyan )
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Richard Hickox
Producer David Dwight Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight RT DIRECT: Britten Conducts Britten (10 CDs), Bryan Drake. Peter Pears , John Shirley-Quirk , Robert Tear. Stafford Dean, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Galina Vishnevskaya with the English Opera Group Chorus. Bach Choir. London Symphony Chorus, English Opera Group Orchestra and the LSO conducted by the composer, is available for E35.00 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections to:
RT Offers, [address removed]. or call the orderline on [number removed], or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect Quote Ref [number removed]UK delivery only


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Philip Reed
Director: Paul Spicer
Narrator: Nigel Hawthorne
Narrator: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Lionel Friend
Conductor: Stephen Layton.
Conductor: Lionel Friend
Unknown: Paul Bunyan
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Producer: David Dwight
Unknown: Bryan Drake.
Unknown: Peter Pears
Unknown: John Shirley-Quirk
Unknown: Robert Tear.
Unknown: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Unknown: Galina Vishnevskaya
Paul Bunyan: Kenneth Cranham (spoken Role)
Fido: Lillian Watson (soprano)
Moppet: Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo)
Poppet: Leah-Marian Jones (mezzo)
Tiny: Susan Gritton (soprano)
Hel Helson: Jeremy White (bass)
Inkslinger: Kurt Streit (tenor)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Beniamin Britten - In Memoriam
A concert marking the 30th anniversary of the death of Benjamin Britten , featuring song cycles on texts by Michelangelo,
Friedrich Holderlin and Thomas Hardy.
Mark Padmore (tenor), Roger Vignoles (piano) Britten Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op 22; 6 Holderlin-Fragmente, Op 61; Winter Words, Op 52


Unknown: Beniamin Britten
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Friedrich Holderlin
Unknown: Thomas Hardy.
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Tenor: Roger Vignoles

: Afternoon Performance

British Symphony Series: Benjamin Britten Martin Handley presents a concert marking the 30th anniversary of Britten's death. Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Bartok, compi Peter Bartok Viola Concerto Steven Burnard , conductor Christoph Mueller Britten Spring Symphony With Lillian Watson
(soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo), Philip Langridge (tenor), BBC Singers, Southend Boys' Choir, Colorado Children's Chorale, London Symphony Chorus, BBC National Chorus of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Martin Handley
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown: Peter Bartok Viola
Conductor: Steven Burnard
Conductor: Christoph Mueller
Soprano: Lillian Watson
Soprano: Pamela Helen Stephen
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson meets Jeanine Tesori , composer of the current National Theatre hit Caroline, or Change as well as music for the films Shrek and Lilo and Stitch. Also included are her new songs for Thoroughly Modern Millie. Producer Bill Lloyd
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen. Room 220. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive . Glasgow, G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jeanine Tesori
Unknown: Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Beniamin Britten - In Memoriam
As part of Wigmore Hall's Benjamin Britten commemorations, the Nash Ensemble give a concert on the 30th anniversary of the composer's death. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Lisa Milne (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers
(mezzo), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Richard Watkins (horn), Lawrence Power (viola), Nash Ensemble , conductor Edward Gardner
Britten Les Illuminations, Op 18; Phaedra, Op 93
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Britten and Literature Vocal music, both opera and song, forms the largest part of Britten's output.
Valentine Cunningham looks at some of the literature that inspired Britten.
8.40 Britten Lachrymae , Op 48a; Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Op 31


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Soprano: Lisa Milne
Soprano: Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Tenor: Richard Watkins
Horn: Lawrence Power
Viola: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Edward Gardner
Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Unknown: Britten Lachrymae

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet talks to Stephen Johnson about his new book Ghost Map, which tells the story of Dr John Snow and the 1854 cholera outbreak.
Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Dr John Snow
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces songs from Charles Trenet and Jean Sablon , Corsican chant and lute music from 17th-century France performed by Pascal Monteilhet. The week's programmes also feature carols and midwinter songs from Coope, Boyes and Simpson and the Orlando Consort.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Charles Trenet
Unknown: Jean Sablon
Unknown: Pascal Monteilhet.

: Composer of the Week: Purcell

2/5. With Donald Macleod. Rejoice in the Lord Alway (Bell Anthem); Voluntary in D minor; I Will Love Thee, 0 Lord; Retir'd from Mortals' Sight; Suite No 3 in G; Funeral Music for Queen Mary II Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Henriques Suite for oboe and strings, Op 13 Abrahamsen Ten Preludes for string quartet Rasmussen Wind Quintet in F
Svendsen String Octet in A, Op 3
2.16 Dvorak Piano Concerto in G minor 2.57 Schubert Winterreise, 09114.05 Alblnoni Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2 4.18 Larsson Violin Sonatina
4.32 Mendelssohn Psalm 22, Op 78 No 3
4.41 Schubert String Quartet in C minor, 0103
(Quartettsatz) 4.52 Verdi Overture: La Forza del Destino
5.00 Telemann Overture (Tafelmusik) 5.07 Haydn Piano Trio in f, H XV28 5.23 Gotovac Symphonic Dance, Op 12 (Kolo) 5.33 Handel Aria with variations in E. HWV430 (The Harmonious Blacksmith) 5.39 Rautavaara
Canticum Mariae Virginis 5.47 Zlatev-Cherkln Sevdana
5.53 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight) 6.10 Raltlo Moonlight on Jupiter, Op 24
6.23 Dvorak Song to the Moon (Rusalka) 6.30 Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountam 6.44 Matz Quartetto


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Zlatev-Cherkln Sevdana
Unknown: Raltlo Moonlight
Unknown: Dvorak Song
Unknown: Matz Quartetto

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