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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach Prelude and Fugue No 8 in E flat minor, BWV853 (Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 1) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Nedbal Valse Triste: The Tale of Simple Johnny Prague SO, conductor Vaclav Smetacek
Handel Oboe Concerto No 2 in B flat, HWV302a Lothar Koch, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conductor Karl Munchinger
8.30 Cimarosa Pria Che Spunti in Ciel l'Aurora (II Matrimonio Segreto) Juan Diego Florez (tenor), Milan Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Carlo Rizzi
Shostakovich Theme with Variations, Op 3
USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Schubert Impromptu No 4 in A flat, D899 Sergio Fiorentino (piano)


Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Vaclav Smetacek
Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Piano: Sergio Fiorentino

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Liszt Tarantella (Venezia e Napoli) Leslie Howard (piano)
10.10 Berlioz Harold in Italy Gerard Caussé (viola), Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.52 Mozart Ei Parte Per Pieta (Cosi Fan Tutte)
Hillevi Martinpelto (soprano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Simon Rattle
11.03 Stravinsky Love Too Frequently Betrayed (The Rake's Progress) Ian Bostridge (tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
11.08 Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time Tashi


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Leslie Howard
Piano: Berlioz Harold
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Soprano: Hillevi Martinpelto
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: Composer of the Week: Elgar

Elgar's Landscapes
5/5. Donald Macleod and Stephen Johnson conclude their exploration of the landscapes of Herefordshire and Worcestershire that influenced
Elgar and his music. Today they visit the long, winding rivers - the Severn, Lugg and Wye - that often saw the composer recumbent as he dreamed up the music for his First Symphony and Nursery Suite. Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 5 in C Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson
Symphony No 1 (2nd and 3rd mvts)
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis Nursery Suite Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson Repeated at 8.45pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Afternoon on 3Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Elisabeth Watts , a soprano representing England, takes on singers from Finland, Brazil, Hungary and Korea in the final round of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Rosenblatt Recital Song Prize 2007. Presented by Fiona Talkington , with expert commentary from Catherine Bott.
2.30 Manchester Cello Festival
With Penny Gore.
Haydn Cello Concerto in C, H Vllb 1 Ivan Monighetti , Manchester Camerata, conductor Douglas Boyd Strauss An Alpine Symphony
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gunther Herbig
4.00 The Making of Music
10/30. The Birth of Opera. Performances of the music cited by James Naughtie in his Radio 4 series chronicling the historical influences that affected the course of classical music. Opera was devised by a group of Italian intellectuals called the Camerata in Florence around 1600. Including music by Peri, Caccini and Monteverdi.


Unknown: Elisabeth Watts
Presented By: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Catherine Bott.
Unknown: Ivan Monighetti
Conductor: Douglas Boyd
Conductor: Gunther Herbig
Unknown: James Naughtie

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Geoffrey Smith presents the last in a week of concerts exploring Beethoven's piano sonatas, given at London's Wigmore Hall. By the time he wrote these final works, Beethoven was stretching the boundaries of what the piano sonata could do. The gentle musings that begin the E major, the two huge fugues that dominate the A flat and the profound slow variations that conclude the C minor all show Beethoven at his most searching - a great composer at his very best. Paul Lewis (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonatas: in E, Op 109, in A flat, Op 110; in C minor, Op 111


Piano: Paul Lewis

: Composer of the Week: Elgar

Pomp and Circumstance March No 5 in C Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson
Symphony No (2nd and 3rd mvts)
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis Nursery Suite Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson Repeated from 12 noon


Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: The Verb

Ian McMillan presents a late-night showcase of new writing, performance and global literature.


Unknown: Ian McMillan

: Jazz Library

The bandleader Sun Ra (Herman Blount ) was famous for his exotic headgear, and for his Solar Arkestra, claiming that his inspiration and music came from outer space. Yet beneath the exotic image, Ra was a highly creative musician, redefining the structure and sound of the jazz big band, and developing a pool of musicians whose individual voices are among the most distinctive in the genre. Author and critic Brian Morton joins Alyn Shipton to select the essential examples of Sun Ra's work.
Producers Simon Poole and Alyn Shipton EMAIL: jazzlibrary@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Herman Blount
Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producers: Simon Poole
Producers: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a performance featuring
German pianist Michael Wollny. His latest trio [em] recently visited the UK and gave a standout performance at London's Vortex club to coincide with the release of Wollny's acclaimed solo album
Hexentanz. The trio unites Wollny with bassist Eva Kruse and drummer Eric Schaffer. Producer Robert Abel


Pianist: Michael Wollny.
Bassist: Eva Kruse
Unknown: Eric Schaffer.
Producer: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Beginning with a concert by the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Musorgsky, arr Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on the Bare Mountain Conductor Vladimir Jurowski
Mozart Concerto in E flat for two pianos, K365 Tor Espen Aspaas and Sveinung Bjelland (pianos), conductor Michel Plasson L Couperin Allemande Tor Espen Aspaas, Sveinung Bjelland (pianos)
Chausson Symphony in B flat Conductor Michel Plasson
2.20 Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A
2.40 CPE Bach Die Israeliten in der Wuste 4.00 Pezel Tower Music (Leipzig Intrada 1, 2 and 3) 4.05 Donizetti Grande Offertorio in D 4.12 Gorczyckl Cum Invocarem
4.17 Lipinski Rondo alia Polacca in E, Op 13 4.32 Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52 4.44 Groneman Flute Concerto in G 4.52 JM Bach Liebster Jesu , hor mein Flehen 5.00 Svendsen Carnival in Paris
5.13 Francaix Gai Paris 5.23 Nibelle Carillon Orleannais
5.29 BoTeldieu Viens , Gentille Dame
5.36 Veracini Largo 5.41 Handel Meine Seele hort im
Sehen, HWV207 (Nine Arias, No 6) 5.48 Gombert Musae Jovis a 6 5.55 Corelli Sonata in D for trumpet, two violins and continuo 6.01 Berlioz Overture: Carnaval Romain
6.10 Beethoven String Trio in G, Op 9 No 16.35 Wideen Husaby (In Husaby) 6.39 Trad, arr Henning Sommerro Akk, monminveitil Kana'an 6.43 Wagner Prelude and Isolde's Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Pianos: Sveinung Bjelland
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Conductor: Donizetti Grande Offertorio
Unknown: Lipinski Rondo
Unknown: Bach Liebster Jesu
Unknown: Boteldieu Viens
Unknown: Handel Meine Seele
Unknown: Gombert Musae
Unknown: Carnaval Romain
Unknown: Henning Sommerro

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