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: Handel Week: Breakfast

Sara Mohr-Pietsch invites listeners to contact the programme with their favourite moments from Handel's extensive output.
Text [number removed] (texts cost 10p-12p) or email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
10.00 Wagner Overture: Tannhauser
(Dresden version) Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Willem Mengelberg
10.15 Handel Rejoice Greatly, 0 Daughter of Zion (Messiah) Heather Harper (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
10.20 Bach Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor,
BWV1067 Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
10.47 Tchaikovsky Serenade in C, Op 48 Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Willem Mengelberg
11.05 Handel Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 4 No 1 Simon Preston , Bath Festival Orchestra, conductor Yehudi Menuhin
11.22 Handel Messiah (excerpt)
Recording recommended in Saturday's CD Review.

Contributors

Unknown: James Jolly.
Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
Soprano: Heather Harper
Conductor: Colin Davis
Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Conductor: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
Unknown: Simon Preston
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor: Handel Messiah

: Composer of the Week:George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

1/5. To mark the week in which Handel died 250 years ago, Donald Macleod explores the composer's relationship with the oratorio, which began in 1707. Taci, qual suono ascolto?; Se la bellezza; Lascia la spina; Urne voi ( II trionfo del tempo e del disinganno) Isabelle Poulenard and Jennifer Smith (sopranos), Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto), John Elwes (tenor), Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski Oratorio per La Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesu Cristo , Part 1 (excerpt)
Barbara Schlick (soprano), Klaus Mertens (bass), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
Acis and Galatea, Act 2 (excerpt)
Willard White (bass-baritone: Polyphemus), English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Producer Chris Barstow Repeated at 10pm
RT DIRECT: Handel Masterworks (10 CDs) is available for £16.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], call [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect and quote B46-BX843

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Isabelle Poulenard
Sopranos: Jennifer Smith
Contralto: Nathalie Stutzmann
Contralto: John Elwes
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Unknown: Gesu Cristo
Soprano: Barbara Schlick
Soprano: Klaus Mertens
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Bass-Baritone: Willard White
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Producer: Chris Barstow

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
A recital from London's Wigmore Hall, introduced by Fiona Talkington.
Michael Collins and Peter Sparks (clarinets),
Gareth Hulse and Katie Clemmow (oboes), Robin O'Neill and Chris Cooper (bassoons), Richard Watkins and Sam Jacobs (horns)
Mozart Wind Serenade in C minor, K388 Weber Adagio and Rondo Mozart Wind Serenade in E flat, K375
2.00 Exiles Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Jennifer Pike (violin), BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox
2.15 Stravinsky The Soldier's Tale
Kenneth Cranham (narrator), Members of BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stephan Solyom
3.10 Weill Symphony No 2
BBC NOW, conductor Mark Stringer
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1, Op 19
Alina Ibragimova , BBCSO, conductor Edward Gardner
4.25 Hindemith Symphony (Mathis der Maler ) Ulster Orchestra, conductor Howard Shelley

Contributors

Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.
Introduced By: Michael Collins
Clarinets: Peter Sparks
Clarinets: Gareth Hulse
Clarinets: Katie Clemmow
Oboes: Robin O'Neill
Oboes: Chris Cooper
Bassoons: Richard Watkins
Bassoons: Sam Jacobs
Bassoons: Rondo Mozart
Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Violin: Jennifer Pike
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Narrator: Kenneth Cranham
Conductor: Stephan Solyom
Conductor: Mark Stringer
Unknown: Alina Ibragimova
Conductor: Edward Gardner
Unknown: Mathis Der Maler
Conductor: Howard Shelley

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

Contributors

Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Handel Week: Performance on 3

Catherine Bott presents a concert given a fortnight ago at Wigmore Hall as part of the London Handel Festival.
Daniel Taylor (countertenor), Rachel Brown (flute), London Handel Orchestra, director Adrian Butterfield (violin)
Handel Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5; Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op 6 No 8 Telemann Flute Concerto in D
Handel Dove sei (Rodelinda); Cara sposa (Rinaldo); L'empio (Giulio Cesare ); Un zeffiro (Rodelinda); Domero la tua fierezza (Giulio Cesare )
Followed by a visit to the Handel House in Halle with Sarah Walker , and excerpts from Handel's keyboard suites recorded by Laurence Cummings (harpsichord).

Contributors

Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Daniel Taylor
Flute: Rachel Brown
Violin: Adrian Butterfield
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Harpsichord: Laurence Cummings

: Night Waves: Landmarks

To mark the 70th birthday of Alan Ayckbourn ,
Matthew Sweet introduces a programme about the playwright's most famous work - his 1974 trilogy The Norman Conquests. Producer Philippa Ritchie

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Ayckbourn
Introduces: Matthew Sweet
Unknown: Norman Conquests.
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: The Great and GoodMr Handel

1/5. Handel in Italy. Jonathan Keates traces
Handel's early years in Italy, where the composer rubbed shoulders with Corelli and Alessandro Scarlatti and stayed as a house guest in princely palaces, writing a stream of cantatas.
Producer Clive Portbury EMAIL: theessay&bbcco.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Alessandro Scarlatti
Producer: Clive Portbury

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents rising-star US saxophonist, composer and improviser Matana Roberts , recorded at London's Vortex Jazz Club. Producer Peggy Sutton

Contributors

Unknown: Matana Roberts
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Svendsen Carnival in Paris, Op 91.14 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague) 1.44 Addinsell Warsaw
Concerto 1.54 Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London)
2.19 Griinfeld Soirees de Vienne, Op 56 2.26 Mozart
Symphony No 36 in C, K425 (Linz) 236 Arten Somewhere over the Rainbow 3.00 Stoyanov Papessa Joanna: Suite No 2 3.44 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in C. RV87 3.52 Piazzolla Adios Won/no 3.59 Gershwin The Man I Love: 1 Got Rhythm; Someone to Watch Over Me 4.09 Meder Wie murren denn die Leut 4.20 Mozart Symphony No 16 in C, K128 4.33 Weber Variationen aber ein Zigeunerlied, Op 55 4.39 Purcell Suite from Dido and Aeneas 4.47 Stenhammar Overture: Excelsior 5.00 Boulogne Ballet music: L'amant anonyme 5.08 Haydn Divertimento in C, H IV I (London Trio No 1) 5.17 Schumann Fantasiestiicke, Op 73 5.28 Dauverqne Ballet music: Les Troqueurs
5.44 Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV225
5.57 Wieniawski Légende, Op 17 6.06 Verdi Ballet music: Otello 6.12 Rodion Shchedrin, after Bizet Ballet suite: Carmen 6.53 Grieq Letzter Fruhling

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.








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