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: On Air

Chris de Souza with music, news, weather and arts news, including:
7.00 Sullivan Overture:
The Sorcerer
Scottish CO/Alexander Faris
7.50 Schubert, arr Newbould Scherzo
(Symphony No 8) Academy of St
Martin/Neville Marriner
8.00 Peter Maxwell
Davies Sonata , Op I Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet)
Roland Pontinen (piano)
8.40 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 3 in Eflat Gary Graffman (piano) Philadelphia Orchestra/
Eugene Ormandy. Records


Unknown: Peter Maxwell
Unknown: Davies Sonata
Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Piano: Roland Pontinen
Piano: Gary Graffman
Unknown: Eugene Ormandy.

: Composer of the Week

Saint-Saens' Years at the Madeleine
3: "/ didn't ask for a church, I asked for a temple. The Madeleine was conceived by Napoleon as a tribute to his grand army, a link between church and state. How much did this rub off on its music? Presented by Richard Langham Smith in conversation with musicologist Jean-Michael Nectoux and Francois-
Henri Houbart , organist at the Madeleine.
Ave verum: Lyon Madrigal Choir/Alain Chabrier Paul Coueffe (organ) Benediction nuptiale Daniel Roth (organ) Psalm XVIII
National Orchestra and Choir of the He de
France/Jacques Mercier Fantaisie in Eflat
Francois-Henri Houbert (organ). Records


Presented By: Richard Langham Smith
Musicologist: Jean-Michael Nectoux
Organist: Henri Houbart
Unknown: Paul Coueffe
Unknown: Daniel Roth

: Midweek Choice

presented by Susan Sharpe. Bantock
The Pierrot of the Minute Bournemouth Sinfonietta/ Norman Del Mar
10.18 Haydn String Quartet in F, Op 3 No 5 (Serenade) Janacek Quartet
10.35 Bach Cantata No 151:
Siisser Trost , mein Jesus Kommt
Sebastian Henig (treble)
Paul Esswood (countertenor) Kurt Equiluz (tenor)
Max van Egmond (bass) Hanover Boys' Choir
10.50 Korngold Violin Concerto in D
Itzhak Perlman (violin) Pittsburgh SO/ Andre Previn
Rachmaninov Fantaisie - Tableaux, Op 5
Ingryd Thorson and Julian Thurber (pianos)
11.40 Khachaturian
Spartacus: Ballet Suite No 3 Scottish National
Orchestra/Neeme Jarvi Records
0 REQUESTS for future programmes to: Midweek Choice, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA or phone 071.[number removed].


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Norman Del Mar
Unknown: Siisser Trost
Unknown: Jesus Kommt
Unknown: Sebastian Henig
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Bass: Max van Egmond
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Unknown: Andre Previn
Unknown: Rachmaninov Fantaisie
Unknown: Ingryd Thorson
Pianos: Julian Thurber

: News

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

live from Studio 1,
Pebble Mill.
Christian Blackshaw
Mendelssohn Variations sèrieuses, Op 54
Schubert Sonata in G
(1)894) COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS phone [number removed]


Unknown: Pebble Mill.
Piano: Christian Blackshaw

: Record Review

: From Death to Life

Parry Symphonic poem: From Death to life
London Philharmonic/ Matthias Bamert
Stanford Irish Rhapsody No
Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) Ulster Orchestra/ Vernon Handley Records


Violin: Lydia Mordkovitch
Unknown: Vernon Handley

: Choral Evensong

live from Portsmouth
Introit: Set me as a seal
(Walton); Responses
(Radcliffe); Office Hymn: Most Holy Lord and God of Heaven (Plainsong); Psalms: 52, 53, 54
(Battishill, Lucas, Goss); First Lesson: Jeremiah 10 (RSV); Canticles: The Salisbury Service
(Shephard); Second
Lesson: Luke 9, vv 28-36; Anthem: Thee will I love, My God and King
(Howells); Hymn: God Is
Love (Dome Alley); Organ Voluntary: Finale from Sonata No 1 (Guilmant).
Organist and Master of the Choristers Adrian Lucas.
Assistant Organist David Thome.


Unknown: Adrian Lucas.
Organist: David Thome.

: In Tune

Music, news and arts events with Edward Greenfield , whose guest is the soprano Catherine Bott Producer Ray Abbot


Unknown: Edward Greenfield
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Producer: Ray Abbot

: London Bach Orchestra

Nicholas Kraemer
Clare Finnimore (viola)
Monteverdi Toccata (Orfeo) John Woolrich
Ulysses Awakes
Telemann Suite:
Don Quixote
Handel Concerto Grosso in C (Alexander's Feast)
Bach Orchestral Suite No
3 in D (BWV 1068)


Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer
Viola: Clare Finnimore
Unknown: John Woolrich
Unknown: Don Quixote

: The Big Thicket

The American writer Edward Swift tells the third of five nightly stories of his childhood in the Texan Big Thicket.
Baptism in the Big Thicket


Unknown: Edward Swift

: Darmstadt Percussion Ensemble

with James Wood (percussion)
Xenakis Rebonds Psappha
James Wood Rogosanti
Xenakis Persephassa


Unknown: James Wood
Unknown: Xenakis Rebonds
Unknown: James Wood Rogosanti
Unknown: Xenakis Persephassa

: Albinoni

The second of four programmes.
Mark Tucker (tenor)
David Roblou (h'chord)
Albinoni Lontananza crudel
Handel Suite No 4 in E minor
Albinoni Del chiaro rio


Tenor: Mark Tucker
Tenor: David Roblou
Unknown: Albinoni Lontananza
Unknown: Albinoni Del Chiaro

: Night Waves

Michele Roberts presents tonight's art magazine, featuring reviews and cultural debate. Producer Paul Quinn


Unknown: Michele Roberts
Producer: Paul Quinn

: Grigori Zhislin

Gordon Back (piano) The talented Russian violinist, who settled in London two years ago, gives his first recital on Radio 3.
Bach Chaconne (Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV 1004) Prokofiev Sonata No 2, Op 94a Brahms
Scherzo (FAE Sonata)
Brahms, arr Kreisler
Hungarian Dance in F minor

: News

: Night School

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