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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Sibelius Finlandia New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Kazimierz Kord
Prokofiev Cinderella (excerpts) Barry Douglas (piano)
Corelli Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op 6 No 3 Le Petite Bande, director Sigiswald Kuijken
8.30-10.00: Gershwin Variations on I Got Rhythm Fazil Say (piano), New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
Mozart Violin Concerto No 1 in B flat, K207 German Chamber Orchestra, director Christian Tetzlaff (violin) Ravel Suite: Ma Mere I'Oye
Cincinnati SO, conductor Paavo Jarvi


Presented By: Penny Gore
Piano: Barry Douglas
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Violin: Christian Tetzlaff
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Badings Symphony No 3 Residentie Orkest, conductor Willem van Otterloo
10.29 Bach transcr Busoni Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 Egon Petri (piano)
10.40 Bach Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden, BWV230 Choir of St Thomas Church Leipzig, Leipzig
Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Thomas
10.49 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor
(Choral) Ema Spoorenberg (soprano), Maria von llosvay (mezzo), Frans Vroons (tenor),
Herman Schey (bass), Toonkustkoor Amsterdam, Residentie Orkest , conductor Willem van Otterloo


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Kurt Thomas
Soprano: Ema Spoorenberg
Tenor: Frans Vroons
Tenor: Herman Schey
Conductor: Residentie Orkest

: Composer of the Week: John Adams

5/5. Donald Macleod brings his week-long survey of the music of John Adams up to date, talking to the composer about the strong autobiographical thread running through the music, all written since the millennium, that is featured in today's programme.
A New Day (Dharma at Big Sur, 1st mvt) Tracey Silverman (electric violin),
BBCSO, conducted by the composer
Concord (My Father Knew Charles Ives , 1st mvt) Bill Houghton (trumpet), BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer
On the Transmigration of Souls
New York Choral Artists, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, New York PO, conductor Lorin Maazel
Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Tracey Silverman
Unknown: Charles Ives
Unknown: Bill Houghton
Conductor: Lorin Maazel

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Preludes to the Afternoon
The last of this week's four recitals given at the Perth Concert Hall and featuring the Preludes and Fugues of Shostakovich. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch -. Boris Giltburg (piano)
Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 87: No 17 in A flat; No 15 in D flat
Rachmaninov 10 Preludes, Op 23 Gershwin Three Preludes


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Piano: Boris Giltburg

: Afternoon Performance

British Symphony Series: Robert Simpson A symphony by Bruckner features alongside Simpson's final symphony composed in 1990. Plus a further selection of music recorded at this year's Royal Northern College of Music Brass Festival. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Bruckner Symphony No 2 in C minor BBC Scottish Symphony Orcestra, conductor llan Volkov Simpson Symphony No 11 City of London Sinfonietta, conductor Matthew Taylor


Unknown: Robert Simpson
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Volkov Simpson
Conductor: Matthew Taylor

: Jazz Legends

John Coltrane
Another chance to hear Julian Joseph celebrating John Coltrane 's 80th birthday with a selection of his classic recordings.and appreciation and comments from British saxophonist Steve Williamson. Producer Keith Loxam
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Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Steve Williamson.
Producer: Keith Loxam
Unknown: John Coltrane

: In Tune

A selection of music, with studio guests and a round-up of arts news, presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

A concert by the BBC Symphony
Orchestra, introduced live from the ' Barbican in London by Christopher Cook.
Barry Douglas (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Robertson. Simon Bainbridge Image - Reflection (Diptych, Part One)
Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
8.30 Twenty Minutes: The Real War of the Worlds Robbie Meredith investigates HG Wells's radical political ideas, with the help of Michael Foot and Fay Weldon.
8.50 Simon Bainbridge Diptych , Part Two (BBC commission, first performance) Scriabin Poem of Ecstasy


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Piano: Barry Douglas
Conductor: David Robertson.
Unknown: Robbie Meredith
Unknown: Michael Foot
Unknown: Fay Weldon.
Unknown: Simon Bainbridge Diptych

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet explores the uses of surrealism in cinema, from the films of pioneers like Juan Luis Bunuel , to contemporary directors like
Michael Gondry , whose The Science of Sleep is about to be released. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Juan Luis Bunuel
Unknown: Michael Gondry
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Ian McMillan's Writing Lab

6/6. Ian McMillan hosts another programme in his creative writing series.


Unknown: Ian McMillan

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a selection of new alternative music releases, and a studio session by A Hawk and a Hacksaw, the Albuquerque-based duo of Jeremy Barnes (drums/ accordion/vocals) and Heather Trost (violin).


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Jeremy Barnes
Violin: Heather Trost

: Jazz on 3

Joe Lovano Quartet
Jez Nelson presents a session by Joe Lovano , recorded in New York. Lovano has established himself as one of the foremost saxophonists and composers of his generation, with an approach to music that's forward-looking and innovative but also encompasses tradition. Veteran pianist James Weidman , double-bass player Esperanza Spalding and drummer Lewis Nash join him to play an arrangement of Streams of Expression, a suite featured on his recently released Grammy-Award nominated album of the same name.


Unknown: Joe Lovano
Unknown: Joe Lovano
Double-Bass: James Weidman
Unknown: Esperanza Spalding
Unknown: Lewis Nash

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor Bach Prelude (Cello Suite No 6 in D, BWV1012) With Alban Gerhardt Walton Symphony No 1 1celand Symphony Orchestra. conductor Rumon Gamba 2.30 Prokof lev Sarcasmes, Op 17
2.41 Shostakovich Violin Sonata, Op 134 114 Pekiel Missa Pulcherrima 3.44 Sweelinck Fantasia in A minor 3.57
Picchi Ballo alla Polacha 4.00 Gemlnlani Concerto Grosso No 12 in 0 minor (Folia) 4.12 Handel Piangero la Sorte Mia (Giulio Cesare ) 4.18 Landinl Ballata - Abbonda di Virtu
4.23 La Concert Brise Improvisation on La Monica
430 Mozart Three Marches, K408 4A3 Glinka Overture: Ivan Susanin 4.53 Schubert Impromptu in A flat, D899 No 4 5.00 Rllsager Little Overture 5.05 Sibelius Petite Suite 5.13 Stainov The Secret of the Struma River
5.21 Karlowlcz A Sorrowful Tale, Op 13 5.34 Denes Agay Five Easy Dances in B flat 5.42 Saint-Sains Scherzo in B, Op 87 5.53 Handel, arr Halvorsen Passacaglia in G minor
6.02 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer)
6.36 Haydn Symphony No 73 in D (La Chasse)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Alban Gerhardt
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Unknown: Handel Piangero
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Ivan Susanin
Unknown: Halvorsen Passacaglia

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