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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Dvorak Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op 46 No 2
LSO, conductor Jean Martinon Bridge Scherzetto
Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), John McCabe (piano) Gombert Ave Regina
Pro Cantione Antiqua, director Bruno Turner
Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome)
New York Philharmonic, conductor Lorin Maazel Beethoven Piano Sonata in F, Op 54 Kun-Woo Paik
Gershwin An American in Paris
Boston Pops Orchestra, conductor Arthur Fiedler


Conductor: Jean Martinon
Cello: John McCabe
Director: Bruno Turner
Director: Strauss Dance
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Unknown: Kun-Woo Paik
Conductor: Arthur Fiedler

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker. Copland Sextet
Aaron Copland (piano), Harold Wright (clarinet), Juilliard String Quartet Allegri Miserere
Tallis Scholars, conductor Peter Philips Mozart Symphony No 4 in D, K95 Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Bach Violin Sonata in G, BWV1019
Monica Huggett , Ton Koopman (harpsichord) Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor
Stephen Hough , BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Aaron Copland
Piano: Harold Wright
Conductor: Peter Philips
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Monica Huggett
Unknown: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Composer of the Week: Beethoven

5/5. Donald Macleod considers the composer's final two years, which saw the creation of his late string quartets, arguably the crowning achievement of his life. Also included are the last movement of Beethoven's last quartet, along with the canon that inspired it, and a complete performance of the String Quartet in E flat, Op 127, in a classic performance by the Guarneri Quartet. Da ist das Werk, WoO 197; Es muss sein, WoO 196 Members of the Kammerchor der Berliner Singakademie
String Quartet in F, Op 135 (finale) Takacs Quartet
Ecossaise in E flat, WoO 86; Allegretto quasi
Andante in G minor, WoO 61a; Waltz in D, WoO 85 Gianluca Cascioli (piano)
String Quartet in E flat, Op 127 Guarneri Quartet Repeated at 8.45pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Berliner Singakademie
Piano: Gianluca Cascioli

: Afternoon on 3

Introduced by Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The final concert in the Mahler and Vienna in Song series recorded at LSO St Luke's in London. Monica Groop (mezzo), Rudolf Jansen (piano) Schubert Suleika I; Geheimes; Suleika II Berq Four Songs, Op 2
Mahler Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder; Liebst du um Schonheit; Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen; Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen;
Erinnerung; Aus! Ausl; Hans und Grete; Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?
Schoenberg Galathea ; Gigerlette; Der genugsame Liebhaber; Arie aus dem Spiegel von Arkadien (Brettl-Lieder)
2.00 Max and Mozart Mozart Ballet music: Idomeneo
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Howard Shelley Glazunov Suite : Raymonda
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Howard Shelley Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K576 Ashley Wass Peter Maxwell Davies Symphony No 5 BBCSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
Michael Collins , BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ilan Volkov
Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda


Introduced By: Louise Fryer.
Piano: Rudolf Jansen
Piano: Schubert Suleika
Unknown: Schoenberg Galathea
Unknown: Mozart Mozart Ballet
Conductor: Howard Shelley
Conductor: Glazunov Suite
Unknown: Ashley Wass
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Michael Collins
Conductor: Ilan Volkov
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

He Who Gets Slapped
The silent screen classic He Who Gets Slapped gets an aural makeover from Will Gregory of the duo Goldf rapp, along with saxophonist
Andy Sheppard and Adrian Utley of the band
Portishead. The result is a full-length score written by Gregory to accompany the 1924 film, recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in December. In the film, Lon Chaney plays a tragic inventor who descends into madness as he loses both his wife and his life's work. introduced by Petroc Trelawny . Will Gregory (keyboards/saxophone),
Andy Sheppard (saxophones), Adrian Utley (guitar), Tony Orrell (drums/chaos pad), Dudley Phillips (electric bass), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Charles Hazlewood


Unknown: Will Gregory
Unknown: Andy Sheppard
Unknown: Adrian Utley
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Unknown: Lon Chaney
Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Unknown: Andy Sheppard
Guitar: Adrian Utley
Unknown: Dudley Phillips
Conductor: Charles Hazlewood

: Composer of the Week: Beethoven

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Verb

In a special live edition of The Verb, Ian McMillan is joined on stage by singer/ songwriter Devon Sproule.
Producer Nicola Holloway


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Songwriter: Devon Sproule.
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Jazz Library

Ella Fitzgerald was known as the first lady of jazz, and in almost six decades of recording, made hundreds of discs. In this programme, British singer Gwyneth Herbert joins Alyn Shipton to suggest the essential items from Fitzgerald's legacy, including her early work with Chick Webb , classic duets with Louis Armstrong and Louis Jordan , and Songbook collections of the great popular repertoire. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Singer: Gwyneth Herbert
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Chick Webb
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Unknown: Louis Jordan
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a session recorded by the New York improvising duo of vocalist Theo Bleckmann and drummer John Hollenbeck. Bleckmann has worked with the likes of Anthony Braxton , Steve Coleman and Dave Douglas since moving to New
York from his native Germany in 1989, and Hollenbeck has achieved fame as drummer and composer for the acclaimed Claudia Quintet. Together the two explore electronically mediated soundscapes, with Hollenbeck's technical grooves. Producer Robert Abel


Unknown: Theo Bleckmann
Unknown: John Hollenbeck.
Unknown: Anthony Braxton
Unknown: Steve Coleman
Unknown: Dave Douglas
Unknown: Claudia Quintet.
Producer: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Blow Venus and Adonis
London Oratory Junior Choir, Choir and Consort of Musicke, conductor Anthony Rooley 2.10 Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) 2.52 Schubert String Quintet in C, D956 3.44 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2. Op 102 4.00 Fesch Concerto No 3 in G, Op 5 (Six
Concerfi Opera Quinta) 4.08 Gade Vedsolnedgang , Op 46
4.16 Wagenseil Trombone Concerto in E flat 4.26 Tchaikovsky Valse Caprice in D, Op 4 4.33 Saint-Saens Morceau de Concert in G, Op 154 4.48 Telemann Cantata: Es wird ein unbarmherzig Gericht, TWV542 5.00 Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps 5.09 Handel Sonata in G minor,
Op 2 No 5 5.20 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in D, Op 65 No 5 5.29 Beethoven 13 Variationen uber Es war einmal ein, WoO 66 5.42 Wassenaer Concerto Armonico No 5 in B flat 5.53 Kalman Two Lovely Eyes (The Circus
Princess) 5.59 Godar Emmeleia 6.06 Berlioz Overture: King Lear 6.22 Wolf-Ferrari Suite Concertino in F, Op 16
6.43 Bach Oboe Sonata in B minor, BWVI030


Unknown: John Shea.
Conductor: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Gade Vedsolnedgang
Unknown: Saint-Saens Morceau
Venus: Evelyn Tubb (soprano)
Cupid: Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Adonis: Richard Wistrlech (bass)

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