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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach Prelude in D, BWV998; Prelude in C minor, BWV999 Steve Hackett (guitar) Chopin Impromptu No 3 in G flat, Op 51
Tamas Vasary (piano) Poulenc Salve Regina Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton
8.30-10.00: Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D minor,
RV243 Salvatore Accardo , I Solisti della Settimane Musicali Internazionali di Napoli Wdor Allegro (Symphony No 6 in G minor) Gillian Weir (organ) Haydn Symphony No 39 in G minor
Munich CO, conductor Alexander Liebreich


Guitar: Steve Hackett
Piano: Poulenc Salve Regina
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Unknown: Salvatore Accardo
Unknown: Gillian Weir
Conductor: Alexander Liebreich

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Debussy Prélude a l'Après-Midi d'un Faune Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.10 Haydn Symphony No 82 in C (Bear)
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.38 Shostakovich Piano Quintet, Op 57 Elisabeth Leonskaya , Borodin Quartet
11.08 Mascagni Intermezzo: Cavalleria Rusticana Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Bach Es ist vollbracht (StJohn Passion) Caroline Trevor (mezzo), Richard Boothby (viola da gamba), Taverner Players, conductor Andrew Parrot
11.27 Stravinsky The Rite of Spring Recording recommended in Saturday's Building a Library.


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Elisabeth Leonskaya
Unknown: Caroline Trevor
Viola: Richard Boothby
Conductor: Andrew Parrot

: Composer of the Week:Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

1/5. Donald Macleod considers the instrumental works of Carl Maria von Weber and discovers a musical explorer of boundless energy and curiosity. Fughetta, Op 1 No 1 Florian Pagitsch (organ)
Horn Concertino inEminor, Op45 Herman Baumann , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur Grande Polonaise in E flat, Op 21 Alexander Paley (piano)
Piano Quartet in B flat, Op 8 Kremerata Musica Producer Chris Barstow Rptd at 9.15pm
RT DIRECT: Weber Piano Sonatas 1 and 2 is available for £8.99 including p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed]. Phone [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-AB580, or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Carl Maria von Weber
Unknown: Herman Baumann
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Grande Polonaise
Piano: Alexander Paley
Producer: Chris Barstow Rptd

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
From the Wigmore Hall in London, introduced by Sara-Mohr Pietsch. Michelangelo Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 76 No 4 (Sunrise) Stravinsky Three Pieces for String Quartet
Schumann String Quartet in A minor, Op 41 No 1
2.00 Rites of Spring With Penny Gore. Bridge Enter Spring
BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox
Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) BBC NOW, conductor Thierry Fischer
Vaughan Williams The Springtime of the Year(Five English Folk Songs) BBC Singers, conductor David Hill Strauss Don Juan
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Thierry Fischer
Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
Llyr Williams, BBC NOW, conductor Thierry Fischer Vaughan Williams Just as the Tide Was Flowing (Five English Folk Songs)
BBC Singers, conductor David Hill Stravinsky Petrushka
BBC NOW, conductor Thierry Fischer
Britten Spring Symphony Lillian Watson (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo), Philip Langridge (tenor), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Singers. Southend Boys' Choir, Colorado Children's Chorale, London Symphony Chorus, BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox


Introduced By: Sara-Mohr Pietsch.
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Strauss Don Juan
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Soprano: Lillian Watson
Soprano: Pamela Helen Stephen
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Catherine Bott introduces a performance of Opera North's production of Jonathan Dove 's new opera on the story of Pinocchio by Carol Collodi. Jonathan Dove Pinocchio
Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North, conductor David Parry


Introduces: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Jonathan Dove
Unknown: Carol Collodi.
Unknown: Jonathan Dove Pinocchio
Conductor: David Parry
Pinnochio: Victoria Simmonds (mezzo)
Geppetto: Jonathan Summers (baritone)
The Blue Fairy: Mary Plazas (soprano)
Puppeteer/Ape-Judge/Ringmaster: Graeme Broadbent (bass)
Cricket/Parrot: Rebecca Bottone (soprano)
Lampwick: Allan Clayton (tenor)
Cat: Mark Wilde (tenor)
Fox/Coachman: James Lainq (countertenor)
Pigeon/Snail: Carole Wilson (mezzo)

: Composer of the Week: Weber

Rptd from 12 noon

: Night Waves

In the first of a series of Night Waves letters reporting from traditional spring festivals around the world, as part of Radio 3's Rites of Spring season, novelist Ahdaf Soueif writes about the Egyptian Spring festival, Sham el Naseem. With Philip Dodd and his guests. Producer Emma Thomas


Unknown: Ahdaf Soueif
Unknown: Sham El Naseem.
Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Emma Thomas

: The Essay: Fruits of the Earth

1/4. As part of Radio 3's Rites of Spring season, four writers contemplate why fertility has been such a powerful preoccupation of art and ideas. Today novelist AS Byatt examines our changing attitudes to fertility rites and symbols. Producer Kirsty Pope


Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Mary Ann Kennedy

Sounds from around the world. Producer Roger Short


Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Schubert Six Moments Musicaux, 0780
1.30 Brahms Violin Sonata in G, Op 78 (arr for viola)
1.57 Jommelli Sonata in D 2.07 Huber, arr Andre Scheurer Lueget vo Bergen und Tal 2.12 Bruckner
Symphony No 3 in D minor 3.02 Liszt Reminiscences de Don Juan 3.19 Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K285d/314a
3.40 lbert Trio for violin, cello and harp 3.55 Karlowicz Nine Songs 4.11 Schubert, arr Mottl Fantasia in F minor, D940431 Fauré Dolly Suite 4.45 Mozart, arr Danzi Aria: Voi, Che Sapete 4.48 Durante Concerto per quartetto for strings No 4 in E minor 5.00 Suk Elegie, Op 33 5.06
Sorkochevich Overture in G for oboe, two violins and continuo 5.10 Imants Zemzaris The Light Springs
5.17 Ranta Finnish Folk Dances, Op 515.26 Sibelius Five Esquisses for piano, Op 114 5.35 Goldmark Scherzo in E minor, Op 19 5.41 Debussy Trois Chansons de Bilitis
5.51 Turina Rapsodia Sinfonica, Op 66 5.59 Haydn
Symphony No 11 in E flat 6.18 Gershwin Three Preludes
6.24 Bach Cantata No 21: lch hatte viet Bekummernis


Unknown: John Shea.
Viola: Jommelli Sonata
Unknown: Andre Scheurer Lueget

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