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with Andrew Lyle , including:
7.04 Beethoven
Overture: Fidelio
Bavarian RSO/Colin Davis
7.12 Debussy Suite: Children's Corner
Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
8.05 Nielsen
Serenata in Vano
Aage Oxenvad (clarinet) Knud Larsson (hom)
Hans Sorenson (bassoon) Louis Jensen (cello)
Louis Hegner (double-bass)
8.40 Purcell Music for Act II of Dioclesian
Soloists; Monteverdi Choir English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner. Records


Unknown: Andrew Lyle

: Composer of the Week

Hugh Wood
A Last Poem; The Green Castle; The Rose (Robert Graves Songs, Op 18) Brian Burrows (tenor)
Antony Saunders (piano) Piano Tno, Op 24 Trio of London
Piano Concerto, Op 31
Joanna MacGregor (piano) BBC SO/Andrew Davis


Unknown: Hugh Wood
Tenor: Brian Burrows
Piano: Antony Saunders
Piano: Joanna MacGregor

: Children in Need

Chris de Souza presents Radio 3's contribution to the BBC's annual fund-raising event, live from Studio One, Pebble Mill. Mary Wiegold sings five new songs with the Composer's Ensemble conducted by Dominic Muldowney. And there will be an auction of the manuscript scores of the songs, by Elvis Costello , Robin Holloway ,
Nicholas Maw , Dominic Muldowney and Robert Saxton. Also up for auction will be Simon Rattle 's baton
The pianist Wayne Marshall will be improvising on suggestions from the studio audience, and there will be more music from the finalists of this year's BBC Young Musician of the Year competition.
Producer Christopher Marshall


Unknown: Mary Wiegold
Conducted By: Dominic Muldowney.
Songs By: Elvis Costello
Songs By: Robin Holloway
Songs By: Nicholas Maw
Songs By: Dominic Muldowney
Songs By: Robert Saxton.
Unknown: Simon Rattle
Pianist: Wayne Marshall
Producer: Christopher Marshall

: News

: Children's Concert

live from the Royal
Festival Hall, London.
Claire and Antoinette Cann
Julie Walters and Robert Powell (narrators)
Benjamin Luxon (baritone) London Philharmonic/ Franz Welser-Most
Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals (excerpts) Paul Patterson Little
Red Riding Hood (first broadcast)
• CHILDREN: page 13


Pianos: Antoinette Cann
Pianos: Julie Walters
Pianos: Robert Powell
Baritone: Benjamin Luxon
Unknown: Franz Welser-Most
Unknown: Saint-Saens Carnival
Unknown: Paul Patterson

: Mining the Archive

Stephen Johnson introduces a recording from the 1963 Cheltenham Festival.
Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra/Jascha Horenstein


Introduces: Stephen Johnson

: Nikolai Demidenko

Bach, transcr
Liszt Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV 542)
Bach, transcr Busoni Nun komm ' der
Heiden Heiland ; lch ruf'zu dir Gluck, arr Sgambati
Dance of the blessed spirits (Orfeo edEuridice) Prokofiev Visions
Fugitives, Op 22
Franck Prelude , Chorale and Fugue


Unknown: Liszt Fantasia
Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Unknown: Franck Prelude

: Song Is the Lightest Baggage

In the first of two programmes, David Hughes presents folk songs and dances from all over Japan, including the hot-spring baths of Kusatsu, the Shinto shrine at Ise, and the Bon ancestral festival at Nikko. Producer John Thornley


Unknown: David Hughes
Producer: John Thornley

: In Tune

Rodney Slatford presents this afternoon's edition from Manchester, where his guest is Peter Cropper of the Lindsay Quartet. Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Rodney Slatford
Unknown: Peter Cropper
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Tender Is the North

The second of three concerts featuring the symphonies of Nielsen, live from the Scandinavian festival at the Barbican
Hall, London.
Olaf Bar (baritone) City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conductor Simon Rattle
Nielsen Symphony No 2 (The Four Temperaments) Mahler Kindertotenlieder
8.15 Peter Paul Nash chairs a discussion on music in Denmark since
Nielsen's death.
8.25 Nielsen Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable)
(Given in association with Den Danske Bank)


Unknown: Peter Paul Nash

: Jazz Times

The Arrest of Louis
1912, and Louis has a gun in his hand. But would the Mozart of New Orleans have been discovered without this little bit of law-breaking? Jazz musician and painter
George Schmidt thinks not, as he explains in the last of this week's five programmes. Series producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: George Schmidt
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Domus

Mendelssohn Piano
Quartet in F minor, Op 2
Maconchy Piccola Musica Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 60

: David Hockney's Mountain Drive

Artist David Hockney takes Judith Bumpus on his famous drive through the Santa Monica mountains in California at sunset - playing Wagner on his car stereo. On the way, he talks about the nature of the landscape that suggests special moments in Wagner's dramatic score. Producer Judith Bumpus


Artist: David Hockney
Unknown: Judith Bumpus
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: Midnight Oil

with Sarah Walker.
The first British broadcast of Trevor Wishart 's prize-winning tape collage Red Bird, subtitled "A Political Prisoner's Dream", which he made using "the sounds of birds, animals, words and mechanisms". And, as a prelude, a sound-painting by the American vocalist Joan La Barbara. Time(d) Trials and Unscheduled
Events is a response to images of athletes in motion.
Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Trevor Wishart
Unknown: Joan La Barbara.
Producer: Alan Hall

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland.
As broadcast this morning on R5

: Night School Extra

2.30 History Resources: Drama in English (4 and 5)

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