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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30 Saint-Saens Marche Militaire Française Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray Handel Sinfonia (Arrival of the Queen ofSheba); Fuga; Air Lentement (Solomon) Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Kenneth Sillito Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusina Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
8.30-10.00 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor, RV331 Giuliano CarmignolaVenice Baroque Orchestra, director Andrea Marcon Beethoven Adelaide , Op 46
Jussi Bjorling (tenor), Harry Ebert (piano) Ibert Escales (Ports of Call)
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy


Conductor: Paul Paray
Conductor: Handel Sinfonia
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Kenneth Sillito
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Director: Andrea Marcon
Director: Beethoven Adelaide
Tenor: Harry Ebert
Piano: Ibert Escales
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Arr Barbirolli An Elizabethan Suite BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
10.15 Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs Holst Singers, conductor Stephen Layton
10.23 Mozart Piano Sonata in G, K283 Maria Tipo
10.41 Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor Gregor Piatigorsky , RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
11.02 Chopin Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38 Maria Tipo (piano) 11.10 Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem
Sheila Armstrong (soprano), John Carol Case (baritone), London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
11.47 D Scarlatti Piano Sonatas: in G, Kk547; in A minor, Kk109; in A, Kk342 Maria Tipo


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Unknown: Gregor Piatigorsky
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Conductor: Chopin Ballade
Soprano: Sheila Armstrong
Soprano: John Carol Case
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Composer of the Week: Court of Elizabeth I

5/5. Few monarchs have had their final days and hours recorded in as much detail as Elizabeth I. Donald Macleod ends his week exploring the music of her courtiers with a look at how they responded to the momentous end of her long reign.
Tallis Te Lucis ante Terminum Theatre of Voices, director Paul Hillier Fond Youth Is a Bubble The King's Noyse, director David Douglas 0 Lord, in Thee Is All My Trust Tallis Scholars, director Peter Philips Dowland Shall I Strive with Wordes To Move
Paul Agnew (tenor), Christopher Wilson (lute) The Most Sacred Queene Elizabeth Her Galliard Lynda Sayce (lute) Say Love If Ever Thou Didst Find Paul Agnew (tenor), Christopher Wilson (lute) Bull Chromatic Pavan (Queen Elizabeth's) Kathryn Cok (harpsichord)
Morley Funeral Sentences The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
Robinson Twenty Waies upon the Bels; The Queenes Good Night FarnabyRest
Byrd The Bells Charivari Agréable
Dowland Time Stands Still Paul Agnew (tenor), Christopher Wilson (lute) Repeated at 8.45pm


Unknown: I. Donald MacLeod
Director: Paul Hillier
Director: David Douglas
Director: Peter Philips
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Tenor: Christopher Wilson
Unknown: Lynda Sayce
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Tenor: Christopher Wilson
Harpsichord: Kathryn Cok
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Tenor: Christopher Wilson

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Louise Fryer presents the last in a series of concerts from the 2006 Schwarzenberg Schubertiade , featuring two of Schubert's final piano sonatas, which he completed and performed six weeks before his death in 1828. Till Fellner (piano)
Schubert Piano Sonata in C minor, D958; Piano Sonata in B flat, D960
2.15 Amsterdam Concertgebouw
Continuing the series from the Amsterdam
Concertgebouw, featuring highlights from the Concertgebouw Orchestra's Shostakovich celebrations. Presented by Louise Fryer. Shostakovich October
Conductor Markus Stenz
Beethoven String Quartet in B flat, Op 130 Hagen Quartet
Hans Kox Umbrae Futurae (first performance) Conductor Markus Stenz
Shostakovich Symphony No 7 (Leningrad) Conductor Mariss Jansons


Unknown: Louise Fryer
Unknown: Schwarzenberg Schubertiade
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Markus Stenz
Conductor: Markus Stenz
Conductor: Mariss Jansons

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and a round-up of news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Presented by Petroc Trelawny. The second specially-recorded Philharmonia concert features another of Haydn's early symphonies and tragic masterpieces by Strauss and Mahler.
Monica Groop (mezzo), Philharmonia, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen

Haydn Symphony No 7 in C (Le Midi)
Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Strauss Metamorphosen


Presenter: Petroc Trelawny
Mezzo: Monica Groop
Musicians: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Composer of the Week: Court of Elizabeth I

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Verb

Ian McMillan hosts the weekly cabaret of writing and performance in a brand-new Friday night slot. Ian and his guests, including the award-winning eartoonist Peter Blegvad , present a range of hilarious, surprising and arresting takes on the theme of Friday night across the UK. Producer AasiyaLodhi


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Peter Blegvad

: Jazz Library

New series In the first of this new series,
Alyn Shipton offers guidance on building an essential jazz collection. He begins with the first great soloist in jazz, Louis Armstrong. Satchmo's early work is assessed by his friend and fellow trumpeter, Humphrey Lyttelton , and his legacy is explored by New Orleans trumpeter
Abram Wilson. Ranging from the early Hot Five days of the 1920s to his final triumphs with the All Stars, Alyn Shipton suggest the best Armstrong recordings to form the cornerstone of any jazz collection. Producers Simon Poole and Alyn Shipton EMAIL: jazzlibraryiSbbc.co.uk


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Louis Armstrong.
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Abram Wilson.
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producers: Simon Poole
Producers: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson interviews Finn Peters and presents a performance by the acclaimed young British reeds player and his band, recorded last month live at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho, London. For this concert they are joined by special guest Matthew Yee-King on electronics.


Unknown: Finn Peters
Unknown: Matthew Yee-King

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Rangstrom King Erik's Songs with Fredrik Zetterstrom (baritone) Llndqren Oaije , Lines and Forms
Sibelius Symphony No 2 Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra. conductor Peter Sundkvist
2.12 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
2.56 Vanhal Concerto for two bassoons
3.19 Ravel String Quartet 3.49 Llthander Piano Sonata in C, Op 8 No (Sonate Facile) 4.01 Copland El Salon Mexico
4.13 Hoist Wind Quintet in A flat, Op 14 4.28 Poulenc Litanies a la Vierge Noire 4.38 Telemann Trio No 2
(Essercizii Musici) 4.49 Rossini Overture: La Gazza Ladra
5.00 Schubert Overture in D. D556 5.08 D Scarlatti Sonata in D minor, Kkl 5.10 Monteverdi Magnificat 11
5.21 Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Sonata in C minor
5.36 Sibelius Autumn Evening, Op 38 No 15.41 Biber
Sonata in C minor 5.53 Grieq Holberg Suite 6.16 Schubert Violin Sonata in A. DS74 6.38 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 2 in F, Op 516.47 Abel Symphony in A. Op 10 No 6


Unknown: John Shea.
Baritone: Fredrik Zetterstrom
Baritone: Llndqren Oaije
Conductor: Peter Sundkvist
Unknown: Scarlatti Sonata
Unknown: Monteverdi Magnificat
Unknown: Grieq Holberg

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