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: That Was...

Ambient relaxing sound: dawn in the New Forest.

: Weather

: On Air

with Catriona Young , including at approximately
7.05 Suk Overture:
Under the Apple Tree Czech PO/Libor Pesek
7.30 Gesualdo Maria mater gratiae
Tallis Scholars, conductor Peter Philips
Respighi Poema Autunnale
Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
8.05 Marcello Oboe
Concerto in D minor
Douglas Boyd (oboe)
COE/Alexander Schneider
8.30 Strauss
Winterliebe, Op 48 No 5 Peter Anders (tenor)
BPO/Wilhelm Furtwangler
8.40 Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins
Gidon Kremer (violins) Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner. Discs


Unknown: Catriona Young
Unknown: Gesualdo Maria
Conductor: Peter Philips
Conductor: Respighi Poema Autunnale
Violin: Lydia Mordkovitch
Conductor: Edward Downes
Oboe: Douglas Boyd

: Composer of the Week: Schubert

Presented by John Thornley. An mein Klavier (D342) Margaret Price (soprano)
Wolfgang Sawallisch (piano) Andantino varie in B minor (D823)
Artur and Karl-Ulrich
Schnabel (piano duet) Piano Trio in E flat
Beaux Arts Trio


Presented By: John Thornley.
Piano: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: Musical Encounters

Presented by Piers Burton -Page.
Haydn Piano Trio in E flat (H XV 29) Vera Beths (violin)
Anner Bylsma (cello) Robert Levin (piano)
10.15 Scarlatti Sonatas in E (Kk300 and 381) Maggie Cole (harpsichord)
10.25 Artists of the Week: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Druschetsky Concerto for oboe and timpani Gordon Hunt (oboe)
Jonathan Haas (timpani) conductor Harold Farbermann
10.45 Martlnu Two Songs Mary King (mezzo) Andrew Ball (piano)
10.50 Vaughan Williams , orch Jacob Variations
Bournemouth SO/ Richard Hickox


Presented By: Piers Burton
Violin: Vera Beths
Cello: Anner Bylsma
Piano: Robert Levin
Oboe: Jonathan Haas
Conductor: Harold Farbermann
Piano: Andrew Ball
Piano: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Richard Hickox

: Scarlatti

Sonata in C (Kkl32)
Maggie Cole (harpsichord)
11.15 Bartok Ballet: The
Wooden Prince
BBC SO/David Atherton

: EnsemMe

Mozart's "Prussian" Quartets The first of three programmes including late Mozart quartets taken from BBC archive performances. Melos Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in D (K575)
Beethoven String Quartet in E flat (Harp)

: Opera Matinee

The Queen of Spades
Tchaikovsky's opera, after Pushkin's chilling novel about a man driven to near-madness by his obsession for the woman he loves.
Presented by Clive Bennett.
Kirov Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev. Discs


Presented By: Clive Bennett.
Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
Herman: Gegam Grigorian(tenor)
Liza: Maria Guleghina(soprano)
Countess, her grandmother: Irina Arkhipova(mezzo)
Prince Yeletsky, Liza's fiance: Vladimir Chernov(baritone)
Count Tomsky, hisfriend: Nikolai Putilin(baritone)

: After Corelli

First of two programmes of chamber music by Corelli and his followers.
Collegium Musicum 90: Simon Standage and Micaela Comberti (violins) Jane Coe (cello)
Lucy Carolan (harpsichord) Corelli Violin Sonata in D, Op 5 No
Duval Sonata in B minor, Op 1 No 7
Telemann Trio No 1 in F
( Corellisierende)
Mattheson Sonata alia
Corelli in D minor
Couperln Trio Sonata
(L'Apotheose de Corelli)


Musicum: Simon Standage
Violins: Micaela Comberti
Cello: Jane Coe
Harpsichord: Lucy Carolan
Unknown: Duval Sonata

: The Music Machine

A library with memories shelved A to Z or a megabyte computer with multiple retrieval modes?
Errollyn Wallen seeks a description of the human memory and its encoding of musical data.


Unknown: Errollyn Wallen

: In Tune

with Geoffrey Baskerville in Glasgow, including at approximately
Monteverdi Deus in adiutorium (Vespers)
6.00 Rossini
La Cenerentola
(Act 2 Finale)
Strauss Duett - concertino for clarinet and bassoon
7.00 Debussy
Valse romantique Producer Svend Brown


Unknown: Geoffrey Baskerville
Unknown: Monteverdi Deus
Unknown: Strauss Duett
Producer: Svend Brown

: AMERICA Barbara Bonney

Warren Jones (piano)
The American soprano in concert with her own selection of American song as part of Radio 3's American festival.
Presented by Robert Ziegler in conversation with Barbara Bonney. Argento
Six Elizabethan Songs Griffes Evening Song; This Book of Hours;
Come, love, across the sunlit land; Thy dark eyes to mine
Rodgers The Sound of Music; I enjoy being a girl; If I loved you;
Something Wonderful Bernstein I Hate Music
Barber Hermit Songs


Piano: Warren Jones
Presented By: Robert Ziegler
Unknown: Barbara Bonney.

: Heavenly Flame

by Tatyana Tolstaya.
An invalid finds a warm welcome at a nearby dacha until a rival guest reveals his former treachery.
Reader Sorcha Cusack. Producer Alison Hindell


Unknown: Tatyana Tolstaya.
Reader: Sorcha Cusack.
Producer: Alison Hindell

: Allegri String Quartet

with Iris Juda (viola)
Woolrfch String Quintet (The Death of Renaud) Mozart String Quintet in C (K515)


Viola: Iris Juda

: Unsquare Dances

: Night Waves

Including a first-night report on the new production of Joe Orton 's What the Butler
Saw at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester. Producer Mike Greenwood


Unknown: Joe Orton
Producer: Mike Greenwood

: Voices

Cathy lain Burnside pays tribute to the great and inimitable Cathy Berberian and introduces a selection of her recordings reflecting her astonishing versatility and outsize personality.
Stravinsky Pribaoutki ; Elegy for JFK
Rossini Chanson du bébé
Berio Sequenza 3
Monteverdi A Dio Roma
Le tombeau des Naiades
Weill Surabaya-Johnny Berio Folk Songs
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Unknown: Cathy Berberian
Unknown: Stravinsky Pribaoutki
Unknown: Weill Surabaya-Johnny

: That Was...

Marshland ... Ouse
Washes, Cambridgeshire.

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