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Andrew McGregor presents today's edition of Radio 3's programme of music, news, weather and headlines from the arts world.


Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: Composers of the Week

William Walton
Variations on a theme by Hindemith
Cleveland Orchestra/ George Szell What cheer
Choir of Trinity College,
Cambridge/Richard Marlow Sinfonia Concertante Kathryn Stott (piano)
Royal PO/Vemon Handley Anon in Love
Peter Pears (tenor)
Julian Bream (guitar)


Unknown: William Walton
Unknown: George Szell
Piano: Kathryn Stott

: Greeks Ancient and Modern

Beethoven Overture: The
Ruins of Athens
Vienna PO/Claudio Abbado
Schubert Iphigenia
Ann Murray (mezzo)
Graham Johnson (piano)
10.08 Stravinsky
Ballet: Apollon Musagète Guildhall String
Ensemble/Robert Salter
10.39 Anon
Delphic Hymn to Apollo Atrium Musicae de
Madrid/Gregorio Paniagua
10.44 Skalkottas Two Greek Dances:
Hostianos; Kkftikos New York PO/
Dimitri Mitropoulos (Mono)
10.48 Debussy
Trois Chansons de Bilitis
Regine Crespin (soprano) John Wustman (piano)
10.58 Skalkottas
Ten Sketches (1940) Guildhall String
Ensemble/Robert Salter


Unknown: Schubert Iphigenia
Unknown: Ann Murray
Piano: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Soprano: Regine Crespin
Piano: John Wustman

: Bournemouth Sinfonietta

conductor Tamas Vasary (piano)
Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Mendelssohn Piano
Concerto No 1 in C minor, Op 25
Strauss Oboe Concerto
Beethoven Overture:
Symphony No 8 in F


Conductor: Tamas Vasary
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel

: News

: St David's Hall Lunchtime Recital

Lorna Anderson (soprano) Malcolm Martineau (piano) Mendelssohn
Die Liebende schreibt, Op 86 No 3; NachtUed, Op 71 No 6; Suleika, Op 34 No 4 Faure
Cinq Chansons de Venise, Op 58
Britten Canticle I: My beloved is mine
Wolf Blumengruss ; Gleich und gleich; Fruhling ubersjahr; St Nepomuks Vorabend;
Epiphanias (Goethe Lieder) Leonard Bernstein
La Bonne Cuisine


Soprano: Lorna Anderson
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: Wolf Blumengruss
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein

: BBC Welsh SO

Mark Wigglesworth
Peter Donohoe (piano) Musorgsky, orch Shostakovich
Prelude: Khovanshchina
Piano Concerto No 3 in C
Symphony No 2 in E minor


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Piano: Peter Donohoe

: Danger of the Disappearance of Things

Mistry Quartet:
Jagdish Mistry and Charles Sewart (violins) Caroline Henbest (viola) Susan Monks (cello) Haydn
Quartet in G, Op 54 No 1 Stravinsky Three Pieces Simon Holt
Danger of the Disappearance of Things


Unknown: Jagdish Mistry
Violins: Charles Sewart
Viola: Caroline Henbest
Unknown: Simon Holt

: Nordic Syncopations

In the fifth of six programmes on the development of jazz in the Scandinavian countries,
John Surman concentrates on Finland. After the heavy toll of the war years, it was not until the 1960s that Finland began producing interesting jazz from musicians like the saxophonist
Juhani Aaltonen , the composer
Heikki Sarmanto , and the New Music Orchestra


Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: Juhani Aaltonen
Unknown: Heikki Sarmanto

: In Tune

Andrew Green presents Radio 3's early evening programme of music, news from the world of music, and headlines. His studio guest is the conductor Richard Hickox.
Producer Ray Abbott


Conductor: Richard Hickox.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Proms 1992

live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Nobuko Imai (viola) Holst Singers
BBC Philharmonic conductor Yan Pascal
Britten Four Sea
Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Simon Holt walking with the river's roar for solo viola and orchestra (BBC commission, first performance)
8.10 Yan Pascal Tortelier , the new Principal
Conductor of the BBC
Philharmonic, talks about his career and his plans for the orchestra.
8.30 Hoist
Suite: The Planets


Unknown: Albert Hall
Conductor: Yan Pascal
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: Simon Holt
Unknown: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Budapest Wind Ensemble

Haydn Divertimento in F (HII20)
Beethoven Octet in Eflat, Op 103
Rossini, transc Sedlak Overture:
Tancredi Mozart Harmoniemusik from Cost fan Tutte, La Clemenza di Tito,
Don Giovanni , Die Zauberflöte and Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (an Wendt and Triebensee)
Strauss, transc
Zemplemi Annen Polka ; Polka auf der Jagd


Unknown: Tancredi Mozart Harmoniemusik
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Zemplemi Annen Polka

: Utrecht Early Music Festival

Laurence Dreyfus (viola da gamba)
Ketil Haugsand (harpsichord)
Marin Marais Prelude; AUemande; Courante; Sarabande; Gigue;
Tombeau pour M de Ste
Colombe (Suite in E minor)
Jean-Baptiste Forqueray La Angrave; La du Vaucel; Chaconne: La Morangis
Antoine Forqueray La Debreuil; La Leclair;
Chaconne: La Buisson


Harpsichord: Ketil Haugsand
Unknown: Jean-Baptiste Forqueray

: News

: Composers of the Week

The Court of Frederick the Great
Frederick the Great
Symphony in Gfor strings Carl Heinrich Graun
Cortcse il cielo non pud donare (Cleopatra e Cesare)
CPE Bach Flute Sonata in A minor (Wq 128)
Kirnberger Fugue in D minor
Christoph Schaffrath Oboe Sonata in D minor
Frederick the Great
Symphony in D


Unknown: Carl Heinrich Graun
Oboe: Christoph Schaffrath

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