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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
6.05 Anon DancaAmorosa
The Dufay Collective
6.30 Bach Harpsichord Concerto in D minor, BWV1052 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
7.10 Schubert Fantasy in F minor, D940 Murray Perahia and Radu Lupu (pianos)
7.30 Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
8.05 Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme Paul Tortelier (cello), Royal Philharmonic, conductor Norman Del Mar
8.35 Bartok Hungarian Sketches Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Handley.
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Pianos: Radu Lupu
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Conductor: Ivan Fischer

: Composer of the Week: Berio

With Donald Macleod and Graham Fawcett.
Today's programme explores Berio's playful way with the titles of his works. Sequenza III for voice
Cathy Berberian (mezzo)
Requies (In Memoriam Cathy Berberian ) London Sinfonietta, conducted by the Composer
Concerto // for piano and two instrumental ensembles (Echoing Curves)
Andrea Lucchesini , London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Graham Fawcett.
Unknown: Cathy Berberian
Unknown: Cathy Berberian
Unknown: Andrea Lucchesini

: Work in Progress

John Bellany. The fourth of five programmes this week in which the Scottish painter John Bellanytalks about his new series of paintings prompted by thoughts of the millennium.

Contributors

Unknown: John Bellany.
Unknown: John Bellanytalks

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Alabiev, arr Liszt The Nightingale Yelena Bekman-Scherbina (piano)
10.10 Wagner Wotan 's Farewell (Die Walkure) Mark Reizen (bass), Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, conductor Samuil Samosud
10.20 Shostakovich Symphony No 9
Moscow PO, conductor Kirill Kondrashin
10.45 Arensky Quartet in A for violin, viola and two cellos, Op 35 Arienski Ensemble
11.14 Dargomizhsky Rusalka (Act 3, excerpt) Mark Reizen (bass),
Georgi Nelepp (tenor), Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Vassily Nebolsin

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Piano: Nightingale Yelena Bekman-Scherbina
Piano: Wagner Wotan
Bass: Mark Reizen
Conductor: Samuil Samosud
Unknown: Dargomizhsky Rusalka
Bass: Mark Reizen
Bass: Georgi Nelepp
Conductor: Vassily Nebolsin

: Morning Performance

Music in Time of War
Christopher Cook presents the fourth of this week's five programmes featuring music inspired by or written during a time of war. Britten Sinfonia da Requiem
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
Debussy Violin Sonata Elisabeth
Batiashviii, Steven Osborne (piano)
Lutoslawski Variations on a Theme of Paganini Steven Osborne and Paul Lewis (pianos) Schumann, Wolf and Mahler Songs Christopher Maltman (baritone) Strauss Metamorphosen
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Andrea Quinn

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Cook
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Piano: Steven Osborne
Unknown: Paganini Steven Osborne
Pianos: Paul Lewis
Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Conductor: Andrea Quinn

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

PM Sean Rafferty introduces a recital of songs by Moniuszko, Chopin, Karlowicz and Symanowski given last week at the Wexford Festival 1999.
Iwona Hossa (soprano), Anna Janiszewska (mezzo), Lesek Swidzinski (tenor),
Jacek Janiszewski (bass), Rosetta Cucchi (piano)

Contributors

Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Soprano: Anna Janiszewska
Tenor: Lesek Swidzinski
Tenor: Jacek Janiszewski
Bass: Rosetta Cucchi

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Augustin Dumay (violin), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Dvorak Carnival Overture
Prokofiev Suite: Romeo and Juliet
Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Eigar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)

: The Piano

Piano and Percussion. Piers Lane selects music that explores the percussive nature of the piano. The programme includes a record i ng of Bartok's Sonata for two pianos and percussion played by Boris Berezovsky , Aleaxander Melnikov and the Safri Duo. Producer Chris Wines

Contributors

Unknown: Piers Lane
Played By: Boris Berezovsky
Played By: Aleaxander Melnikov

: In Tune

Sean Raffetytalks to Jeremy Isaacs about his time at the helm of the old Royal Opera House as the spectacular new theatre prepares for its gala opening, and pianist Artur Pizzaro plays his instrument the American way. Music includes at 5.00 Barber's Overture: School for Scandal performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under David Zinman ; at 5.10 Marais's Le Badinage played by Jordi Savall ; and at 6.45 Bach's Brandenburg
Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048, performed by the Linde Consort , conductor Hans-Martin Linde.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Raffetytalks
Unknown: Jeremy Isaacs
Pianist: Artur Pizzaro
Unknown: David Zinman
Played By: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Linde Consort
Unknown: Martin Linde.

: Performance on 3

From the Royal Festival Hall, a programme of works which belie their composers' modernist reputations. Webern's Im
Sommerwind and Schoenberg's Pelleas and Melisande -with its famous love triangle - both took their inspiration from literature and are rich, lyrical examples of late Romanticism. Berg's Lulu suite-taken from his opera - tells of another bitter love story.
Valdine Anderson (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ulf Schirmer
Webem Im Sommerwind
Berg Symphonic Pieces (Lulu)
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Poems in Reply Christopher Ricks demonstrates poets' love of replying to each other - from the comic to the barbed, from TS Eliot to GK Chesterton.
8.40 Schoenberg Pelleas and Melisande

Contributors

Soprano: Valdine Anderson
Conductor: Ulf Schirmer
Conductor: Webem Im Sommerwind
Unknown: Christopher Ricks

: Night Waves

From Ancient Greece to the present day, rumour has destabilised governments, inspired art, entertained, confused and caused panic. Patrick Wright investigates this fleeting, influential agent of social change and discusses a new social history - The Rumourby Hans-Joachim Neubauer. And continuing this week's series, architect Amanda Levete nominates herBest British Building of the Century.

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Rumourby Hans-Joachim Neubauer.
Unknown: Amanda Levete

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces music by Arvo Part, whose Tabula Rasa was once compared by ECM producer
Manfred Eicherto "hearinga meteorite fallingfrom the sky". And in an extraordinary collaboration with the Hilliard Ensemble, saxophonist Jan Garbarek performs music by the 16th-century Spanish polyphonist Cristobal de Morales.

Contributors

Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Producer: Manfred Eicherto
Unknown: Jan Garbarek
Unknown: Cristobal de Morales.

: Jazz Notes

Campbell nap joins Alyn Shipton to review this month's roundup of of new and reissued CDs.

Contributors

Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Ernest Pingoud Prologue, Op 4
12.15 Schubert Symphony No 2 in B flat
12.40 Kuhnau Jacobs Tod und Begrabnis (Suonata Sesta for keyboard)
1.00 CEFWeyse Scene Music: Macbeth Mozart Piano Concerto No 17 in G, K453; Symphony No 38 in D (Prague)
2.25 Handel Floridante (Act 1, excerpts)
2.50 Debussy Clair de Lune
3.00-5.00 Schools
3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move!
3.40 Words Alive 3.55 First Steps in Drama 4.10 Listen and Write 4.30
Alphabet Time 4.40 Higher Grade History
5.00 Kuhlau Piano Sonata in C, Op 26 No 2
5.30 Milhaud La Creation du Monde
5.50 Wagner MogstDu , Mein Kind (Der Fliegende Hollander)

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Debussy Clair de Lune
Unknown: Wagner Mogstdu








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