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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV1047 Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel Debussy La Plus Que Lente Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
Rameau Pieces de Clavecin en Concerts, No 4 in B flat Rachel Podger (violin), Jonathan Manson (viola da gamba), Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
8.30-10.00: Mozart Parto , Parto, Ma Tu,
Ben Mio (La C/emenza di Tito) Cecilia Bartoli
(soprano), Academy of Ancient Music, director
Christopher Hogwood Soler Fandango in D minor, R146 Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
Bernstein Symphonic Dances: West Side Story Los Angeles PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Presented By: Penny Gore
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Violin: Rachel Podger
Violin: Jonathan Manson
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Harpsichord: Mozart Parto
Unknown: Ben Mio
Soprano: Cecilia Bartoli
Harpsichord: Andreas Staier
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: CD Masters

Presented by Rob Cowan.
Weber orch Berlioz Invitation to the Dance
Residentie Orkest, conductor William van Otterloo
10.10 Karg-Elert Fuge , Kanzone und Epilog, Op 85 No 3 Maria Smith (violin), Robert Noehren (organ),
Women of the Choir of Mariner's Church, Detroit
10.22 Bach Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf, BWV226 Regensburger Domspatzen , Capella Academica Wien , conductor Hanns-Martin Schmidt
10.31 Handel Sonata in B minor, Op 1 No 9 Camerata Koln
10.46 Haydn Symphony No 55 in E flat (The Schoolmaster) Residentie Orkest , conductor Willem van Otterloo
11.05 Ives Feldeinsamkeit ; Ich grolle nicht Thomas Hampson (baritone) Armen Guzelimian (piano)
11.12 Bloch Piano Quintet No 1
Alfredo Casella (piano), Pro Arte Quartet
11.45 Falla Three Dances (The Three-Cornered Hat) Residentie Orkest , conductor Willem van Otterloo


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Karg-Elert Fuge
Violin: Maria Smith
Violin: Robert Noehren
Unknown: Bach Der Geist
Unknown: Regensburger Domspatzen
Conductor: Capella Academica Wien
Conductor: Hanns-Martin Schmidt
Conductor: Handel Sonata
Conductor: Residentie Orkest
Unknown: Ives Feldeinsamkeit
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Piano: Armen Guzelimian
Piano: Alfredo Casella
Conductor: Residentie Orkest

: Composer of the Week: John Adams

2/5. Donald Macleod talks to the composer about his work during the 1980s. It was a time of gathering momentum for Adams, despite him being a dissenting voice against the prevailing political wind. His music evolved beyond the orthodoxies of minimalism that had informed his earlier works, and he consolidated his position as one of America's most enterprising composers. The Chairman Dances (Nixon in China)
San Francisco SO, conductor Edo de Waart Nixon in China (excerpt)
Carolann Pade (soprano: Pat Nixon ),
Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor Edo de Waart The Wound-Dresser Sanford Sylvan (baritone), Orchestra of St Luke's conducted by the composer On the Dominant Divide (Grand Pianola Music, 3rd movement)
London Sinfonietta conducted by the composer Repeated on Monday at 12 midnight


Talks: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Carolann Pade
Soprano: Pat Nixon

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Preludes to the Afternoon
The first of four piano recitals given at the Perth Concert Hall in which the Preludes and Fugues of Dmitri Shostakovich are teamed with preludes and fugues by other composers. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Rolf Hind (piano)
Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 87: No 4 in E minor; No 10 in C sharp minor Messiaen Eight Preludes


Unknown: Dmitri Shostakovich
Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Piano: Rolf Hind
Piano: Shostakovich Preludes

: Afternoon Performance

British Symphony Series: Robert Simpson Today's concert includes a further selection of music recorded at this year's Royal Northern College of Music Brass Festival, and another symphony in the Robert Simpson cycle. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Simpson Symphony No 8
RPO, conductor Vernon Handley


Unknown: Robert Simpson
Unknown: Robert Simpson
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Voices

Best of Voices lain Burnside introduces a collection of songs performed by some of the most accomplished singers of all time. Producer Anthony Sellors


Producer: Anthony Sellors

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Persepolis: Discovering the Music of Iran
Iran has a very ancient musical culture, and last year the members of the BBCSO, with conductor Pascal Rophe , spent a week exploring traditional Persian music and performing works written by Iranian composers. Persepolis culminated in a thrilling concert when the BBCSO was joined by the Dastan Ensemble and London Iranian musicians.
Trad Persian music Dastan Ensemble
Amir Tafreshipour Harp Concerto Sioned Williams Szymanowski Three Love Songs of Hafiz James Edwards (tenor)
Hormoz Farhat Hommage a Lamartine Aminollah Hossein Persepolis Symphony
See also Late Junction at 10.15pm


Conductor: Pascal Rophe
Tenor: Hafiz James Edwards
Tenor: Hormoz Farhat

: Night Waves

Gabriel Gbadamosi discusses a new exhibition of the work of William Hogarth at Tate Britain. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Gabriel Gbadamosi
Unknown: William Hogarth
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents Iran's Dastan Ensemble in collaboration with the BBC
Symphony Orchestra, plus cattle-herding music, and Bach played on a ten-string guitar.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Composer of the Week: Alban Berg

Sound Secrets: Suddenly All Is Over 3/5. With Donald Macleod.
Uber die Grenzen des All (Altenberg Lieder)
Jessye Norman (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez Four Songs, Op 2
Dagmar Peckova (soprano), Irwin Gage (piano) Three Orchestral Pieces, Op 6
Vienna PO, conductor Claudio Abbado Wozzeck (excerpt)
Susan Singh Choristers, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Philharmonia, conductor Paul Daniel Schliesse mir die Augen beide (1925)
Jessye Norman (soprano), Ann Schein (piano) Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Soprano: Dagmar Peckova
Soprano: Irwin Gage
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Susan Singh
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Soprano: Ann Schein
Marie: Josephine Barstow(soprano)
Wozzeck: Andrew Shore(baritone)
Magret: Jean Rigby(mezzo)
Doctor: Clive Bayley(bass)
Captain: Stuart Kale(tenor)

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Liszt Les Préludes Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor
2.32 Mllhaud, arr Kain Scaramouche 2.42 Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez 3.05 Lipattl Aubade
3.25 Vladigerov Scandinavian Suite, Op 13 3.55 Stalnov Horsemen 4.03 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66
4.16 Verdi Eri Tu (Un Ballo in Maschera) 4.23 Rachmaninov When Night Descends in Silence; Oh, Stop Thy Singing, Maiden Fair 4.31 Beethoven Overture; Egmont
4.41 Buxtehude Magnificat Primi Toni , SuxlW203
4.49 Bach Keyboard Concerto No 5 in F minor, BIW1056
5.00 Auf schnaiter Serenade No 3 in G minor (excerpts)
5.06 Rameau Nouvelles Suites de Pièces de Clavecin
5.28 Stradella Ardo , Sospiro e Piango 5.35 Mozart Divertimento in D, K205 5.35 Bernstein Overture:
Candide 5.59 Coward /// Follow My Secret Heart Grieg, arr Reger I Love Thee, Op 5 No 3 6.06 Saint-Sains Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor 6.27 Mendelssohn Rondo
Capriccioso in E, Op 14 6.34 Schubert Gesang der Geistern uber den Wassern, D484 6.44 Strauss Till Eulenspiegel


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Kain Scaramouche
Unknown: Rodrigo Concierto
Unknown: Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso
Unknown: Primi Toni
Unknown: Stradella Ardo
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Mendelssohn Rondo
Unknown: Strauss Till Eulenspiegel

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