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Culture and Belief: Women and Music

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: Saturday Morning Concert

Weber Overture: Oberon BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
7.10 Mozart
Piano Concerto No 15 in Bflat(K450)
Christian Blackshaw (piano) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
7.37 Mahler Lieder eines
Fahrenden Gesellen
Ameral Gunson (mezzo) BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra, conductor
Takuo Yuasa
7.54 Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919 version) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Elgar Howarth
8.15 Dvorak Slavonic
Dance in C minor, Op 46 No
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Andras Ligeti
8.19 Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes


Conductor: Edward Downes
Piano: Christian Blackshaw
Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Conductor: Andras Ligeti
Conductor: Edward Downes

: News

: Prom News

Charles Hazlewood looks ahead to the week's
Promenade concerts with two soloists - American pianist Garrick Ohisson and cellist Mischa Maisky - and the ondes martenot player in Messiaen's vibrant
Turangalfla-Symphonie, Cynthia Millar. Plus a feature on how the Royal Albert Hall is wired for sound.
Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood
Pianist: Garrick Ohisson
Unknown: Mischa Maisky
Unknown: Cynthia Millar.
Unknown: Albert Hall
Producer: Alan Hall

: Record Release

Introduced by Richard Osborne.
Tartlnl Violin Concerto in D minor
Thomas Furi (violin), Camerata Berne
9.40 C P E Bach Organ Sonata in B flat (Wq 70 No 2)
Nicholas Danby (organ)
9.51 Haydn Symphony No 95 in C minor
Chicago Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.14 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in A, Op
John O'Conor (piano)
10.37 Donizetti L'Elisir d'Amore (Act 1, sc 2) Mariella Devia and Francesca Prowisionato
Roberto Alagna (tenor)
Bruno Pratico and Pietro
Spagnoli (basses)
Tallis Chamber Choir
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti
11.19 Brahms String Sextet in B flat, Op 18 Academy of St Martin Chamber Ensemble Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury Discs


Introduced By: Richard Osborne.
Violin: Thomas Furi
Unknown: Nicholas Danby
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Piano: John O'Conor
Unknown: Mariella Devia
Sopranos: Francesca Prowisionato
Tenor: Roberto Alagna
Tenor: Bruno Pratico
Conductor: Marcello Viotti

: Spirit of the Age

Period Portrait
Oboist Paul Goodwin talks about his career and introduces his own selection of music in conversation with George Pratt.


Talks: Paul Goodwin
Unknown: George Pratt.

: News

: The Incomparable Signor Corelli

The third of five programmes comprising a selection of Corelli's sonatas and the complete Concerti da chiesa performed by Ensemble 415's sumptuous re-creation of the composer's own orchestra.

: Test Match Special

If play is interrupted, Radio 3 will revert to a music schedule
England v Australia
Ball-by-ball commentary on the third day's play after lunch in the Fourth Cornhill
Test at Headingley by Brian Johnston, Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neville Oliver. With expert comment from Fred Trueman and Vic Marks.
Scorer Bill Frindall.
(Morning coverage on Radio 5) Including 3.45 4.00 Your Letters Answered
The commentators answer some of the points raised by listeners' letters.


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Neville Oliver.
Unknown: Fred Trueman
Unknown: Vic Marks.
Unknown: Bill Frindall.

: * Evening Sequence

A selection of music on disc.

: Prom News

: Proms

Mischa Miasky
(cello), London
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson
Thomas, from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
A colourful Saturday-night Prom from the LSO and its principal conductor, including music from
Bernstein's last stage work and two 20th-century Russian classics.
Suite: A Quiet Place Shostakovich
Cello Concerto No 1
8.25 Michael Oliver recaptures the shock of the new in Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, with dance historians Millicent Hodson and Kenneth Archer and conductors Charles
Mackerras and Esa-Pekka
8.45 Stravinsky The Rite of Spring


Cello: Mischa Miasky
Conductor: Michael Tilson
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Millicent Hodson
Unknown: Kenneth Archer

: Studio Three: Headcrash

by Michael Wall.
A "radio road movie" with Toyah Wilcox as Yuka and Jeremy Flynn as Boy.

Boy claims that he was driving before he could walk, but perhaps he's been on the road so long it just feels that way. Driving with Yuka, picking things up from lost cities and knocking no-hopers off the road. But then something starts to happen. Boy starts using new words and it takes a handshake from his mother to get him back on the rails.
This play, by the late author of Hiroshima: the Movie, Amongst Barbarians and Women Laughing, was recorded in 1986 but has never been broadcast until now. With its bold use of sound and soundtrack, it is well suited to the experimentally-inclined Studio Three.
Music by David Chilton and Mia Soteriou
Director Jeremy Mortimer


Writer: Michael Wall.
Music By: David Chilton
Music By: Mia Soteriou
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Yuka: Toyah Wilcox
Boy: Jeremy Flynn
The Controller: Frances Jeater
Controller's assistant: Susie Brann
Mother: Mary Wimbush
Other creeps: Tim Reynolds
Other creeps: George Parsons
Other creeps: Jonathan Tafler

: Jazz at the Bath Festival

Miles Kington introduces the last of three programmes from this year's festival, which includes Savourna Stevenson - a harpist from the Borders - playing her own folk and jazz-influenced compositions, recorded at the Holburne Museum. And, from the USA, Clarence Fountain and the Five Blind Boys of Alabama, who brought the audience at the Forum to their feet with their uplifting gospel music.


Presenter: Miles Kington
Harpist: Savourna Stevenson
Musicians: Clarence Fountain and the Five Blind Boys of Alabama
Producer: Derek Drescher

: News

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