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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Shostakovich Festival Overture Members of the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
Palestrina Dum Complerentur Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor Martin Baker Warlock Suite: Capriol
English Sinfonia, conductor Neville Dilkes
8.30-10.00: Vivaldi Concerto in G, RV545
Hans Peter Westenmann (oboe), Sergio Azzolini (bassoon), Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca CPE Bach Symphony in F, Wq181
English Concert, director Andrew Manze Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink


Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: Martin Baker
Conductor: Neville Dilkes
Oboe: Hans Peter Westenmann
Oboe: Sergio Azzolini
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Delius On Craig Dhu
Elysian Singers of London, conductor Matthew Greenhall
10.05 Grieq Lyric Pieces: Evening in the Mountains, Op 68 No 4; Folk Melody, Op 12 No 5 Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
10.11 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115 Melos Ensemble
10.50 Peter Maxwell Davies An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise George Macllwham (highland bagpipes), Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by the composer
11.03 Grieq Lyric Pieces: Scherzo-Impromptu,
Op 73 No 2; Butterfly, Op 43 No 1; Melody, Op 47 No 3; To the Spring, Op 43 No 6 Eileen Joyce (piano)
11.13 Bull Visit to a Summer Farm
ArveTellefsen (violin), Bergen Symphony Orchestra, conductor Karsten Andersen
11.23 Delius The Song of the High Hills Ambrosian Singers, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Eric Fenby


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Matthew Greenhall
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: George MacLlwham
Piano: Eileen Joyce
Conductor: Karsten Andersen
Conductor: Eric Fenby

: Composer of the Week: Britten

5/5. Mervyn Cooke joins Donald Macleod once more to survey how Benjamin Britten 's music displayed an increasing affinity with music of the Far East toward the end of his life.
Curlew River, Op 71
English Opera Group conducted by the composer Death in Venice (excerpts)
City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox Sacred and Profane, Op 91 Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Mervyn Cooke
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Madwoman: Peter Pears (tenor)
Ferryman: John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
Abbot: Harold Blackburn (bass)
Traveller: Bryan Drake (baritone)
Voice of the Spirit: Bruce Webb (spoken Role)
Aschenbach: Philip Langridge (tenor)
Hotel barber: Alan Ople (baritone)
Hotel manager: Alan Ople (baritone)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

4/4. From Glasgow University Concert Hall. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Ronald Brautigam (piano)
Haydn Piano Sonata in C minor, HXVI 20; Andante con Variazioni, H XVII 6; Piano Sonata in A flat, HXVI 46


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Piano: Ronald Brautigam

: Afternoon Performance

British Symphony Series: Benjamin Britten BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Martin Handley.
Arne Who Can Jehovah's Wrath Abide; Sons of Jacob (Judith) Joanne Thomas (mezzo), National Chorus of Wales, conductor Edward Gardner
Britten Sinfonietta , Op 1 Conductor Douglas Boyd Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)
Lisa Milne (soprano), Birgit Remmert (mezzo),
Cor Caerdydd , Aelwyd CF1, conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Joanne Thomas
Conductor: Edward Gardner
Conductor: Britten Sinfonietta
Conductor: Douglas Boyd
Soprano: Lisa Milne
Soprano: Birgit Remmert
Unknown: Cor Caerdydd
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Jazz Legends

Archie Shepp
Julian Joseph and James Wyllie chart the career of one of the elder statesmen of jazz, American saxophonist Archie Shepp. Producer Keith Loxam RT DIRECT: Archie Shepp 's 1965 classic Fire Music is available on CD for Ell.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: Archie Shepp
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: James Wyllie
Unknown: Archie Shepp.
Producer: Keith Loxam
Unknown: Archie Shepp

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Paul Guinery presents a concert live from the Barbican in London to mark
Hans Werner Henze 's 80th birthday with the UK premiere of the Scorribanda Sinfonica (2001).
And the concert ends with what promises to be a gripping new take on Tchaikovsky.
Nelson Freire (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Manfred Honeck
Hans Werner Henze Scorribanda Sinfonica Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
8.20 Twenty Minutes: The Concert Pianist
An excerpt from Conrad Williams 's recent novel, narrated by Robert Bathurst , tells of the concert pianist Philip Morahan , who can no longer play the piano. He can do everything else, but he can't play the piano, as there are too many distractions - his agent, his girlfriend, his protege, his reviews. All overwhelm him in a poignant and comic way.
8.40 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Hans Werner Henze
Piano: Nelson Freire
Conductor: Manfred Honeck
Unknown: Conrad Williams
Unknown: Robert Bathurst
Pianist: Philip Morahan

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton introduces another edition of the programme exploring developments in culture and the arts. Producer Phil Tinline


Introduces: Isabel Hilton
Producer: Phil Tinline

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Jazz on 3

Best of Live 2006
Jez Nelson selects music from the best concerts recorded by the programme in 2006. Featured are performances from New York saxophonist
John Zorn , Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko , US reeds player Charles Lloyd , British saxophonist Julian Siegel and Dutch drummer Han Bennink. Producer Robert Abel


Unknown: John Zorn
Unknown: Tomasz Stanko
Unknown: Charles Lloyd
Unknown: Julian Siegel
Unknown: Han Bennink.
Producer: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Rameau Zoroastre Soloists, Ghent Collegium Vocale, La Petite Bande, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken
4.09 Stravinsky Eight Instrumental Miniatures for 15 instruments 4.17 Prokofiev Waltz Suite
4.27 Paganlni Sonata No 3 in C for violin and guitar, Op 64
4.32 Strauss Macbeth, Op 23
4.52 Palestrina Agnus Dei 5.00 Bach Prelude and Fugue in F, BWV880 (Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 2)
5.05 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
5.17 Faure Au Bord de I'Eau, Op 8 No 1; Rencontre, Op 21 No
5.22 Salmenhaara Adagietto
5.28 Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495
5.53 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor
6.18 Monteverdi Confitebor Tibi Domine 6.31 Francalx 11 Variations on a theme by Haydn
6.43 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.

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