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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV846 Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Hoist A Somerset Rhapsody, Op 21 No 2 LPO, conductor Adrian Boult Trad Sumer Is Icumen in Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.30-10.00: Charpentier Sur la Naissance de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ (Scene 1)
Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie Schubert Diejunge Nonne , D828
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Chamber
Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado Fucik Overture: Marinarella
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vaclav Neumann


Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Director: William Christie
Director: Schubert Diejunge Nonne
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Vaclav Neumann

: Classical Collection

Presented by James Jolly.
Mozart Symphony No 10 in G, K74
English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
10.09 Rota Piano Concerto in C
Giorgia Tomassi , La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
10.37 Schumann Three Fantasy Pieces, Op 73 Jacqueline du Pre (cello), Gerald Moore (piano)
10.49 Susato Pavane Mille Regretz; Pavane La Battaile New London Consort, conductor Philip Pickett
10.57 Simon Holt Eco-Pavan Rolf Hind (piano)
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
11.13 Strauss Don Quixote
Jacqueline du Pre (cello), Herbert Downes (viola), Desmond Bradley (violin)
New Philharmonia Orchestra conductor Adrian Boult


Presented By: James Jolly.
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Giorgia Tomassi
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Cello: Gerald Moore
Conductor: Philip Pickett
Conductor: Simon Holt Eco-Pavan
Piano: Rolf Hind
Unknown: Strauss Don Quixote
Cello: Herbert Downes
Violin: Desmond Bradley
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Composer of the Week: Bantock

3/5. On Eigar's recommendation, Bantock entered academia in the musical hub of Birmingham. Some of his best works were written in this period. Introduced by Donald Macleod with musicologist Lewis Foreman.
The Witch of Atlas (Tone Poem for Orchestra No 5) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
Partsongs: The Tyger; To the Evening Star BBC Singers, conductor Paul Brough Omar Khayyam : Part I (excerpt)
Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo), Toby Spence (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone)
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley Repeated at 8.45pm


Introduced By: Donald MacLeod
Musicologist: Lewis Foreman.
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Paul Brough
Conductor: Omar Khayyam
Unknown: Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Tenor: Toby Spence
Tenor: Roderick Williams
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Afternoon on 3

Introduced by Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The second concert from the Schubertiade in Austria, recorded at the Markus Sittikus Hall , Hohenems.
Renaud Capugon (violin), Gautier Capuc. on (cello), Nicholas Angelich (piano)
Brahms Piano Trio in C, Op 87; Piano Trio in D minor, Op 101
2.00 BBC Orchestras
Alun Hoddinott Symphony No BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by the composer
Schoenberg, arr Patrick Davin Brettl Lieder (Cabaret Songs)
Measha Brueggergosman (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Robertson
William Mathias Symphony No 2 (Summer Music) BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer
Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish) BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox
4.00 The Making of Music
28/30. The Impact of Technology
Examining how composers have experimented with electronic technology to push the boundaries of what sounds are possible.


Introduced By: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Markus Sittikus Hall
Violin: Renaud Capugon
Violin: Gautier Capuc.
Piano: Nicholas Angelich
Unknown: Alun Hoddinott
Unknown: Patrick Davin
Soprano: Measha Brueggergosman
Conductor: David Robertson
Conductor: William Mathias Symphony
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny introduces a selection of music and a round-up of news from the arts world.

: Performance on 3

Christopher Cook presents the third of six recordings from the archive looking back over 40 years of Radio 3. In 1991 the bicentenary celebrations marking Mozart's death were opened by Radio 3 on his 27 January birthday with an entire day devoted to the composer. Live broadcasts of Mozart's music from around Europe included this performance from Westminster Cathedral of the Vespers as it may have been celebrated in Salzburg in his day.
Gillian Fisher (soprano), Robert Harre-Jones (countertenor), Andrew King (tenor), Michael George (bass), Westminster Cathedral Choir, Hanover Band, director James O'Donnell Mozart Vesperae de Dominica in C, K321; Misericordias Domini , K222; Litaniae Lauretanae , K109;
Chant (Salzburg Cathedral Archives)


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Soprano: Gillian Fisher
Soprano: Robert Harre-Jones
Tenor: Michael George
Director: James O'Donnell
Director: Mozart Vesperae
Unknown: Misericordias Domini
Unknown: Litaniae Lauretanae

: Composer of the Week: Bantock

Repeated from 12 noon

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd talks to Patrick Wright about his new book charting the history and influence of what in effect was the symbol for so many years of a divided world: the Iron Curtain. Producer Fiona McLean


Talks: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Patrick Wright
Producer: Fiona McLean

: British Composer Awards

BBC Radio 3 Listeners' Award With Christopher Cook.
Guto Puw Oboe Concerto
David Cowley , BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Garry Walker
See Monday for how to vote and further details


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: David Cowley
Conductor: Garry Walker

: The Essay

Britain's Hidden Slave Trade
3/4. 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.


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

: Late Junction

Including San Francisco sound artist Arp and a new release from Trio Medieval with drummer Birger Mistereggen. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Birger Mistereggen.
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Sulek Bassoon Concerto 1.20 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) 2.07 Byrd Exurge Domine
2.12 Elgar The Severn Suite, Op 87 2.29 Nielsen Violin Concerto 3.07 Berlioz Romeo et Juliette
4.00 Marais Tombeau pour Monsr de Lully
4.08 Handel Voluntary No 2 in C 4.12 Druschetsky Wind Sextet in E flat 4.31 D Scarlatti Three Keyboard Sonatas 4.38 Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison in G minor, RV587
4.49 Lisinski Overture: Porin 5.00 Rossini Prelude,
Toccata and Variations 5.10 Frescobaldi Selection (Messa delta Domenica) 5.22 Beethoven String Quartet in C,
Op 59 No 3 (Razumovsky) 5.53 Borodin Overture: Prince Igor 6.04 Tchaikovsky Three Piano Pieces 6.10 Britten On this Island, Op 116.25 Larsson De Nakna Tradens Sanger, Op 7 6.41 Dvorak Silent Woods 6.47 Byrd In Fields Abroad 6.53 Mozart Four Kontra Tanze , KV267


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Byrd Exurge Domine
Unknown: Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison
Unknown: Kontra Tanze

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