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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Korgnold Military March
Hamburg State PO, conductor Ingo Metzmacher Scarlatti Piano Sonatas: in G minor, Kk450; in B flat, Kk544 and Kk545 Andras Schiff
Beethoven Contredanses Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
8.30-10.00: Delius in a Summer Garden Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
Chopin Nocturne in B, Op 62 No 1 Claudio Arrau (piano)
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat, BWV1051 Marlboro Festival Orchestra, conductor Pablo Casals


Conductor: Ingo MetzmacHer
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Conductor: Chopin Nocturne
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Piano: Bach Brandenburg
Conductor: Pablo Casals

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
J Strauss (son) Waltz: Vienna Blood, Op 354 Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.11 Brahms Two Rhapsodies, Op 79 Mikhail Rudy (piano)
10.28 Diepenbrock Elektra (excerpts) Hague Residentie Orchestra, conductor Hans Vonk
10.38 1 bert Entr'acte
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute), Lily Laskine (harp)
10.43 Brahms Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5 Julius Katchen
11.18 R Strauss Was willst du, fremder Mensch? (Elektra) Inge Borkh (soprano: Elektra), Paul Schoeff ler (baritone: Orestes) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
11.41 Brahms Four Pieces, Op 119 Emanuel Ax (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Piano: Mikhail Rudy
Conductor: Hans Vonk
Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flute: Lily Laskine
Unknown: Julius Katchen
Soprano: Inge Borkh
Unknown: Paul Schoeff
Conductor: Fritz Reiner

: Composer of the Week: Richard Wagner

4/5. Forging the Ring. Donald Macleod follows the composer's 25-year struggle with the creation of his epic Ring cycle.
Siegfried's Funeral Music (Gotterdammerung) Munich PO, conductor Sergiu Celibidache Tannhauser (excerpt)
Choir and Orchestra of the German State Opera, Berlin, conductor Daniel Barenboim
Good Friday Music (Parsifal) Placido Domingo (tenor), Kurt Moll (bass), Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor James Levine
Im Treibhaus (Wesendonk Lieder) Margaret Price (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)
Entry of the Gods into Valhalla (Das Rheingold) Kirsten Flagstad (soprano), Oda Balsborg
(soprano), Hetty Plumacher (alto), Ira Malaniuk
(contralto), Set Svanholm (tenor), George London (baritone), Eberhard Wachter (bass-baritone), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
Repeated at 8.45pm
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Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Sergiu Celibidache
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Tenor: Kurt Moll
Conductor: James Levine
Soprano: Graham Johnson
Soprano: Kirsten Flagstad
Soprano: Hetty PlumacHer
Contralto: Ira Malaniuk
Tenor: George London
Baritone: Eberhard Wachter
Conductor: Georg Solti

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert The Power and the Glory
The third concert in a series featuring Brahms's chamber music recorded at St George's, Bristol. Beethoven Allegretto in B flat, Wo039 Brahms Piano Quartet No 2 in A, Op 26
2.00 BBC National Orchestra of Wales - a Celebration of St David's Day
Featuring composers and performers from Wales. Grace Williams Ave Maris Stella
BBC Singers, conductor John Poole
Vauqhan Williams Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Conductor Lesley Hatfield
Grace Williams Violin Concerto
With Nick Whiting , conductor Jason Lai Mathias Invocation and Dance
Conductor Jac Van Steen
Guto Puw Oboe Concerto (BBC Commission) With David Cowley , conductor Garry Walker Hoddinott A Contemplation upon Flowers
Gail Pearson (soprano), conductor Richard Hickox Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Llyr Williams , conductor Owain Arwel Hughes Grace Williams Penillion
Conductor Owain Arwel Hughes


Conductor: John Poole
Conductor: Vauqhan Williams
Conductor: Lesley Hatfield
Violin: Grace Williams
Conductor: Nick Whiting
Conductor: Jason Lai
Conductor: Mathias Invocation
Conductor: Jac van Steen
Oboe: Guto Puw
Conductor: David Cowley
Conductor: Garry Walker
Soprano: Gail Pearson
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Llyr Williams
Conductor: Owain Arwel Hughes

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Mark Elder conducts the Halle in Stravinsky's ballet Petrushka based on a grotesque puppet show given at a St Petersburg Shrove Tide carnival. In contrast, the orchestra is joined by a young cast of soloists for a performance of Mozart's unfinished Mass in C minor.
Susan Gritton (soprano), Tove Dahlberg (mezzo), Andrew Kennedy (tenor), Henry Waddington (bass), Halle Choir and Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder Stravinsky Petrushka
Mozart Mass in C minor, K427


Soprano: Susan Gritton
Soprano: Tove Dahlberg
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Tenor: Henry Waddington
Bass: Halle Choir
Conductor: Mark Elder
Conductor: Stravinsky Petrushka
Conductor: Mozart Mass

: Composer of the Week: Richard Wagner

Repeated from 12 noon

: Night Waves: Landmarks

Tonight Philip Dodd and his guests discuss one of the great books of world literature:
Cervantes's Don Quixote. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Don Quixote.
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Artist Focus

4/4. Petroc Trelawny presents a sequence of music with a featured performer leading the way. Violinist Maxim Vengerov is joined by viola player Lawrence Power to begin tonight's programme with the second movement of Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364.


Violinist: Maxim Vengerov
Unknown: Lawrence Power

: The Essay

What Are Friends for?
4/4. "The playground of today is the republic of tomorrow". Professor Justin Champion ponders the notion of friendship in the 21st century. EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents Appalachian bluegrass from guitarist Tony Rice , Debussy piano music performed by Mitsuko Uchida and traditional Bosnian song from Ilijaz Delic and Mostar Sevda Reunion.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Guitarist: Tony Rice
Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Ilijaz Delic

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488
Joanna MacGregor , Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, conductor Susanna Malki
1.26 Svendsen Symphony No 2 in B flat, Op 15
2.01 Palestrina Missa in duplicibus minoribus II
2.36 Narvaez Los Seys Libros del Delphin de Musica
2.53 de Wert Giunto a la Tomba
2.59 Rachmaninm Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op 42
3.16 Brahms, arr Duczmal Sextet in B flat, Op 18
3.54 Hammerschmidt Suite in G minor/G for gambas (Ester Fleiss) 4.04 Grainger Four Folk Songs
4.15 Dukas Villanelle
4.23 Telemann Trio No 4 (Essercizii Musici)
4.33 Chopin Fantasie-lmpromptu in C sharp minor, Op 66
4.39 Komorowski Kalina 4.43 Wagner Pilgrims Chorus (Tannhauser) 4.49 Weber Overture: Der Freischutz
5.00 Kyurkchiyskl Prayer for two works after paintings of Vladimir Dimitrov 5.06 Svendsen Festival Polonaise, Op 12 5.15 Schumann Wehmut ; Im Walde (Liederkreis, Op 39 Nos 9 and 11) 5.20 Verdi Patria oppressa (Macbeth)
5.27 Mendelssohn Overture: Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt 5.40 Bach Sonata No 1 in G minor, BWV1001 (Presto)
5.43 Pachelbel Magnificat
5.49 Crusell Introduction et Air Suedois
6.00 Nielsen String Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 13
6.29 Solnltz Sinfonia in A, Op 3 No 4
6.41 Mozart Piano Sonata in A minor, K310


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Joanna MacGregor
Conductor: Susanna Malki
Unknown: Palestrina Missa
Unknown: Wert Giunto
Unknown: Hammerschmidt Suite
Musici: Chopin Fantasie-Lmpromptu
Unknown: Komorowski Kalina
Unknown: Vladimir Dimitrov
Unknown: Schumann Wehmut

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