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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach, orch Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV537
Halle Orchestra , conductor Mark Elder
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 90 Paul Lewis
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C, RV183 The English Concert, director Andrew Manze (violin)
8.30-10.00: Sibelius Pohjola 's Daughter, Op 49 Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Schumann Blumenstuck , Op 19 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
Haydn Symphony No 10 in D
Hanover Band, conductor Roy Goodman


Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: Paul Lewis
Violin: Andrew Manze
Violin: Sibelius Pohjola
Unknown: Schumann Blumenstuck
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Conductor: Roy Goodman

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. Continuing this week's focus on music from the Bachianas Brasileiras and Choros by Villa-Lobos, plus recordings by early music pioneer David Munrow. Villa-Lobos Choros No 10
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Schola Cantorum de Caracas, Orfeon Universitario Simon Bolivar , conductor Eduardo Mata
10.14 Chopin Nocturne in E flat, Op 55 No 2 ignaz Friedman (piano)
10.20 Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191
Gwydion Brooke, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.40 Dufay Mass: Se la Face Ay Pale Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow
11.17 Jacob Sextet in B flat for piano and wind, Op 6 Anthony Goldstone , Elysian Wind Quintet
11.39 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 5
Marni Nixon (soprano), Concert Arts Cello Ensemble, conductor Felix Slatkin
11.52 Cain Fanfare; Dance in Esgaroth (The Hobbit) The Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: David Munrow.
Conductor: Simon Bolivar
Conductor: Eduardo Mata
Piano: Ignaz Friedman
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Director: David Munrow
Director: Jacob Sextet
Unknown: Anthony Goldstone
Soprano: Marni Nixon
Conductor: Felix Slatkin
Director: David Munrow

: Composer of the Week: Bridge

4/5. Donald Macleod and Paul Hindmarsh chart how the composer turned to music competitions and philanthropic figures to realise his artistic ambitions.
Phantasy (Piano Quartet)
Martin Roscoe (piano), Maggini Quartet Coronation March
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
String Quartet No 3 Maggini Quartet Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Paul Hindmarsh
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Reed between the Lines!
3/4. Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces another recital from the City Halls in Glasgow.
Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Huw Watkins (piano) Schumann Four Pieces, Op 102 Nos 2 and 4 Nielsen Fantasy Pieces for oboe and piano, Op 2 Huw Watkins Two Romances
Britten Metamorphoses after Ovid Mozart, arr Daniel Sonata in F K376


Introduces: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Oboe: Huw Watkins
Unknown: Huw Watkins
Unknown: Daniel Sonata

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Bohemian Rhapsody
Presented by Sandy Burnett. Dvorak The Wild Dove
Conductor Nan Volkov
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
With Michael Collins , conductor Man Volkov Janacek The Eternal Gospel
With Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (soprano),
Adrian Thompson (tenor), Edinburgh Festival Chorus, conductor llan Volkov Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G Conductor Bernhard Klee


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Nan Volkov
Conductor: Michael Collins
Conductor: Man Volkov
Soprano: Gweneth-Ann Jeffers
Tenor: Adrian Thompson
Unknown: Volkov Dvorak
Conductor: Bernhard Klee

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A selection of light music favourites, including pieces by John Fox and Ernest Tomlinson , plus
Victor Young 's White conducted by Frank Sinatra.


Unknown: John Fox
Unknown: Ernest Tomlinson
Unknown: Victor Young
Conducted By: Frank Sinatra.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Live from the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Martin Handley presents a concert by the Halle Orchestra.
Janine Jansen (violin), Halle Orchestra , conductor Mark Elder
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Victoria Borisova-Ollas Open Ground
8.15 Twenty Minutes: Gleanings from a Navvy's Scrapbook
Robbie Meredith traces the remarkable life and career of Patrick McGill , poet, soldier, navvy and journalist, who provided the 20th century with one of its few authentic working-class literary voices.
8.35 Strauss Ein Heldenleben


Unknown: Martin Handley
Violin: Janine Jansen
Violin: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: Robbie Meredith
Unknown: Patrick McGill
Unknown: Strauss Ein Heldenleben

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet talks to Bryan Appleyard and Marcus Chown , the authors of two new books exploring the subject of death and immortality. Producer Martin Smith


Unknown: Bryan Appleyard
Unknown: Marcus Chown
Producer: Martin Smith

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's selections include Variations for piano by Anton Webern , an early recording of New York singer/songwriter Dave van Ronk and instrumental music from medieval France performed by the Dufay Collective.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Anton Webern
Songwriter: Dave van Ronk

: Composer of the Week: Brahms

5/5. Wrestling with Posterity. By the 1870s, the turbulence of Brahms's early life had been replaced by a comfortable bachelor routine, and the masterpieces continued to pour forth. Presented by Donald Macleod. Intermezzo in A flat, Op 76 No 3 Dinorah Varsi (piano)
Symphony No 1 in C minor (first mvt)
Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Das Madchen ; Fahr wohl ; Der Falke (Lieder und Romanzen, Op 39a) BBC Singers, conductor Jason Lai
Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2
Richard Stoltzman , Richard Goode (piano)
Chorale Prelude: 0 Welt, ich muss dich lassen, Op 122 No 11 Kevin Bowyer (organ) Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Conductor: Das Madchen
Conductor: Fahr Wohl
Conductor: Der Falke
Conductor: Jason Lai
Unknown: Richard Stoltzman
Piano: Richard Goode
Unknown: Kevin Bowyer

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)
Roxana Briban (soprano), Jadwiga Rappe (contralto), Romanian Radio Chorus. Romanian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Horia Andreescu
2.27 Franck Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 3.01 Bach Trio Sonata No 3 in D minor, BWV527 3.17 Tchalkovsky Piano Concerto No 2 in G 4.00 Bartok Andante in A
Kodaly Adagio 4.13 Bruch The Jolly Musician; A Parcel of Fools; Music's Sweet Voice; Morning Song of Praise, Op 71
4.23 Tournier Au Matin , Etude de Concert; Vers la Source dans le Bois 4.32 Francoeur, arr Trowell Sonata in E
4.43 FBrster Sonata a 7 4.49 Hubay Preghiera
4.54 Hollander Ave Maria Ockeghem Ave Maria
5.00 Fougstedt Concert Overture 5.08 Fux Turcaria
5.20 Vivaldi Sinfonia in Fill Tamerlano); Sei Mia Fiamma , e Sei Mio Bene (Orlando Furioso 5.25 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D, Wql83 No 15.36 D Scarlatti Harpsichord Sonata in G, Kk/05 5.41 Veracinl Violin Sonata in F, Op 1 No 12
6.00 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat
6.17 Brahms Marienlieder, Op 22 6.35 Schubert 16 LSndler, 0366 6.47 Tchaikovsky Voyevoda, Op 78


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Soprano: Roxana Briban
Soprano: Jadwiga Rappe
Conductor: Horia Andreescu
Unknown: Tournier Au Matin
Unknown: Sei Mia Fiamma
Unknown: Sei Mio Bene

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