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with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Couperin
Suite de symphonie en trio (Les Nations)
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
7.45 Balakirev
Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1 Malcolm Binns (piano) English Northern
Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd Jones
8.00 Mendelssohn
Overture for wind instruments, Op 24 LSO/Claudio Abbado
8.35 Falla Four Dances
(The Three Cornered Hat) Montreal SO/Dutoit. Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Piano: Malcolm Binns
Conductor: David Lloyd Jones

: Composers of the Week: Vaughan Williams and Holst

presented by Alain Frogley. The two "heirs and rebels" in the English musical tradition were friends from their student days in the 1890s until Holst's death in 1934, as their correspondence reveals.
With Timothy West as Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edward Petherbridge as Gustav Holst.
1: Toward the Unknown Region Vaughan Williams
In the Fen Country
New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
Holst Somerset Rhapsody Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
Vaughan Williams
Is my team ploughing (On
Wenlock Edge) Ian Partridge (tenor)
Music Group of London
Holst Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda (Group 2) Royal College of Music
Chamber Choir (women's voices); Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/David Willcocks
Dirge for two Veterans Baccholian Singers
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, conductor Ian Humphris Vaughan Williams
Dirge for two Veterans (Dona Nobis Pacem)
London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson Producer Andrew Lyle


Presented By: Alain Frogley.
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Edward Petherbridge
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Conductor: Ian Humphris
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Yan Pascal
Igor Oistrakh (violin) Beethoven
Violin Concerto in D
Concerto for Orchestra


Conductor: Yan Pascal
Violin: Igor Oistrakh

: Prom Artist of the Week

The first of three short programmes to accompany the Proms this week, featuring the soprano Karita Mattila , who sings in tonight's Prom.
Mozart In quali eccessi ... Mi tradi quell' alma ingrata (Don Giovanni ) Canteloube Bailero
(Songs of the Auvergne) Academy of St Martin , conductor Neville Marriner Discs


Soprano: Karita Mattila
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Canteloube Bailero
Conductor: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: First among Originals

Nicholas Anderson presents the second of six programmes marking the fortieth anniversary of Nikolaus Harnoncourt 's
Vienna Concentus Musicus.
Monteverdi Toccata (Orfeo) Legrenzi
Sonata a 4 (La Cetra)
Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in C (RV449) Monteverdi II combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in E minor (RV484) Concerto in G minor (RV157)


Unknown: Nicholas Anderson
Unknown: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: News

: The Incomparable Signor Corelli

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

: Test Match Special

If play is interrupted,
Radio 3 will revert to a music schedule
England v Australia
The Fourth Cornhill Test.
Commentary from
Headingley after lunch on the fifth and final day.
(Morning coverage on Radio 5)

: * Evening Sequence

A selection of music on disc.

: BBC Proms

BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev
Karita Mattila (soprano) from the Royal Albert Hall , London. At the Proms tonight and tomorrow, a mini-Grieg celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth. Stravinsky Petrushka (1911 version)
8.10 Grieg at Troldhaugen Richard Baker visits the composer's house.
8.30 Grieg Solveig 's Song; Solveig's Lullaby;
A Swan; I Love You Tchaikovsky
Suite No 3 in G


Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka
Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Grieg Solveig

: AMERICA Young Americans

The theme of the second week of Radio 3's summer season of features is
American literature. To begin the week, the first of four programmes in which Tim O'Grady visits America to find the cream of its young writers.
From the Sea Tim O'Grady talks to Mark Richard , once a fisherman and a private eye, now writing on the Virginian coast.


Unknown: Tim O'Grady
Talks: Sea Tim O'Grady
Unknown: Mark Richard

: Debut

Mark Ponthus (piano) Boulez 12 Notations Piano Sonata No 3


Piano: Mark Ponthus

: Book, Music and Lyrics

In the first of six programmes,
Robert Cushman presents a personal view of musicals, with songs from original cast recordings, some familiar, some less well known.
1: Everything Old Is New Again A BML production


Unknown: Robert Cushman

: Music Restored

Fetes Champêtres Sara Stowe
Matthew Spring (vielle/guitar) Corrette Suite in C
Couperin Les moissonneurs; Les longueurs- tendres; La bersan; Les baricades misterieuses
Borjon de Scellery Dans ces pres; Je ne puis me défendre; J'aymerois mieux mon berger
Borde Il est tout travers; Guillot dit a Guillemette; J'ai six foi dans la plaine; Pierrot dit a Madeleine; Ton ton
Corrette Tes yeux me font le guerre; Quand on trouve; Les moutons paissent l'herbe; Dans notre société


Soprano: Sara Stowe

: News

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