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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Dvorak Overture: Othello Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
Bach Sinfonia (Cantata No 29: Wir danken dir, Gott) Olivier Latry (organ)
Liszt The Sermon to the Birds (Two Legends, S175 No 1) Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor James Conlon
8.30-10.00: Gibbons What Is Our Life?
The Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley Strauss Horn Concerto No 1
Hermann Baumann , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
Purcell, arr Gordon Dido and Aeneas Respectable Groove


Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Bach Sinfonia
Unknown: Olivier Latry
Conductor: James Conlon
Director: Anthony Rooley
Director: Strauss Horn
Unknown: Hermann Baumann
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Gordon Dido

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Buxtehude Laudate Pueri Dominum, BuxWV69 Greta de Reyghere and Agnes Mellon (sopranos), Ricercar Consort
10.08 Pijper Symphony No 3
BBCSO, conductor Pierre Monteux
10.24 Buxtehude Herzlich lieb hab ich dich,
0 Herr. BuxWV41 Cantus Cölln, director Konrad Junghanel (lute)
10.44 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor Boston SO, conductor Pierre Monteux
11.26 Buxtehude Klaglied, BuxWV76 No 2
Daniel Taylor (countertenor), Theatre of Early Music
11.35 Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Marian Anderson (contralto), San Francisco
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Monteux


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Unknown: Daniel Taylor
Music: Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Contralto: Marian Anderson
Conductor: Pierre Monteux

: Composers of the Week: Miaskovsky and Roslavets

4/5. The years of civil war in Russia from 1917 to 1920 were appalling, many composers, including Prokofiev, left while they could, but Miaskovsky and Roslavets stayed and, despite opposition from those who felt that music's goal in the new regime was to be completely proletarian, to be both understood and performed by the masses, they enjoyed for a few years the freedom to compose as they pleased.
Miaskovsky Grillen , Op 25 Nos 1 and 6 Sergei Prokofiev (piano) Symphony No 6 (4th mvt)
Slovak National Opera Choir, Czech Slovak SO, conductor Robert Stankovsky Roslavets Piano Sonata No 5
Marc Andre Hamelin
Miaskovsky Symphony No 13 Russian Federation Academic SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov Repeated at 8.45pm


Unknown: Miaskovsky Grillen
Conductor: Robert Stankovsky
Unknown: Marc Andre Hamelin
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
3/4. A concert celebrating the pioneers of 20th-century composition, presented by Penny Gore . Alina Ibragimova (violin), Huw Watkins (piano) Arr Stravinsky La Marseillaise
Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor Stravinsky Duo Concertant
Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 2, Op 94a 2.00 Janacek: The Excursions of Mr Broucek A complete performance, given last month at the Barbican in London, of Janacek's extraordinary opera based on a satirical novel by Svatopluk Cech. Janacek The Excursions of Mr Broucek
BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
4.30 New Generation Artists
Weber Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 34 Martin Frost (clarinet), Royal Quartet


Presented By: Penny Gore
Violin: Alina Ibragimova
Violin: Huw Watkins
Piano: Arr Stravinsky
Unknown: Mr Broucek
Novel By: Svatopluk Cech.
Unknown: Mr Broucek
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Mr Broucek: Jan Vaclk (tenor)
Mazal: Peter Straka (tenor)
Ethereal: Peter Straka (tenor)
Kunka: Peter Straka (tenor)
Malinka: Maria Haan (soprano)
Ethereal: Maria Haan (soprano)
Kunka: Maria Haan (soprano)
Sacristan: Roman Janal (baritone)
Lunobor: Roman Janal (baritone)
Domsik: Roman Janal (baritone)

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Valery Gergiev begins his tenure as principal conductor of the LSO with a series of concerts exploring works by three of the major composers from the first half of the 20th century.
Alexander Toradze (piano), Gentlemen of the London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Stravinsky King of the Stars Prokofiev Scythian Suite
Stravinsky Concerto for piano and wind instruments; Suite: The Firebird


Unknown: Valery Gergiev
Piano: Alexander Toradze
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Stravinsky King

: Composers of the Week: Miaskovsky and Roslavets

Repeated from 12 noon

: Night Waves

Tennessee Williams's play The Rose Tattoo was first performed on Broadway in 1951. It tells the story of a Sicilian-American widow in Louisiana who has withdrawn from the world after her husband's death, and expects her daughter to do the same. Matthew Sweet reports from the first night of a new production of the play at the National Theatre, with Zoe Wanamaker in the lead role. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Unknown: Zoe Wanamaker
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Artist Focus

Soprano Dawn Upshaw begins tonight's programme with a selection of Joseph Canteloube 's Songs of the Auvergne. Presented by Petroc Trelawny .


Soprano: Dawn Upshaw
Unknown: Joseph Canteloube
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny

: The Essay

Britain's Hidden Slave Trade
4/4. A memorial to a four-year-old girl at a Cambridgeshire church provides a clue to the life of the leading black abolitionist,
Olaudah Equiano. Angelina Osborne and John Gilmore explore his links with the girl and consider how their two lives and his great book, The
Interesting Narrative, influenced attitudes towards blacks in 18th-century Britain and promoted the struggle against slavery.


Unknown: Olaudah Equiano.
Unknown: Angelina Osborne
Unknown: John Gilmore

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces a sublime take on a Norwegian religious folk song by Bukkene Bruse , upbeat jazz from South Africa courtesy of Chris McGregor 's Brotherhood of Breath, alongside Ladysmith Black Mambazo, brass music by Michael Nyman and a prelude for piano and electronics by John Richards.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Bukkene Bruse
Unknown: Chris McGregor
Music By: Michael Nyman
Unknown: John Richards.

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe. A concert given by the Bergen philharmonic Orchestra in Bergen. Norway, last October. Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 72 Nos 1-4 Conductor Juanjo Mena Nielsen Symphony No 2 Conductor Ingar Bergby
1.55 Sibelius Pensees Lyriques , Op 40
2.14 Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op 1 No 3
2.44 Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11
3.02 Gesualdo Tenebrae Responses for Good Friday
3.48 Sjoqren Two Lyrical Pieces 4.00 Brahms Hungarian Dances 4.13 Grieq Symphonic Dance, Op 64 No 4
4.25 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C, RVI78 4.34 Kerll Canzona in D minor 4.37 Pachelbel Allein zu dir
Herr Jesu Christ 4.41 CPE Bach Sinfonia No 2 in B flat, Wql82 No 2 4.53 Scacchi Omnes Gentes; Beatus Laurentius
5.00 Pacius Overture for Large Orchestra 5.06 Liszt Fantasy on Halevy's La Juive 5.21 Halevy Quand de la
Nuit I'Epais Nuage: Salut, Salut, a Cette Noble France (La Reine de Chypre) 5.38 Telemann Concerto in A minor for recorder and viola da gamba 5.53 Power Salve Regina
6.01 Kunzen Overture: Erik Ejegod 6.07
Kapp Pohjarannik 6.12 Hendriks Variations on the Old Wilhelmus 6.16 Platti Oboe Concerto in G minor
6.27 Jarnovic Fantasia and Rondo in G 6.32 Llvadlc Two Scherzos 6.37 Rosenmuller Sinfonia Quinta
6.47 Poulenc Deux Poemes de Louis Aragon
6.52 Lebedjew Bass Trombone Concerto No I in A minor


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Juanjo Mena Nielsen
Conductor: Ingar Bergby
Conductor: Sibelius Pensees Lyriques
Unknown: Kerll Canzona
Unknown: Pachelbel Allein
Unknown: Herr Jesu Christ
Unknown: Beatus Laurentius
Unknown: Erik Ejegod
Unknown: Kapp Pohjarannik

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