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: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Satie Prélude de la porte héroïque du ciel Joanna MacGregor (piano)
7.10 Rossini Sonata a quattro No 5 in E flat
Members of the Serenata of London
7.26 Tippett Fantasia on a theme of Handel
Howard Shelley (piano) Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Richard Hickox
8.05 Sibelius Andante festivo
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor
Mariss Jansons
8.24 Verdi Caro nome
Ileana Cotrubas
New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor
John Pritchard
8.32 Quartet Collection: Haydn String Quartet in C minor, Op 17 No 4 Schneider Quartet Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Piano: Howard Shelley
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Soprano: Ileana Cotrubas
Conductor: John Pritchard

: Composer of the Week: Schnittke

Presented by Michael Hall. String Quartet No 3 Tale Quartet
(K)ein Sommernachtstraum Malmo Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Leif Segerstam
Concerto for piano and string orchestra
Rolland Pontinen (piano) New Stockholm Chamber
Orchestra, conductor
Lev Markiz


Presented By: Michael Hall.
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Piano: Rolland Pontinen
Conductor: Lev Markiz

: Musical Encounters

from Belfast with Stephanie Hughes.
Bernard Herrmann Suite:
Citizen Kane
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) National Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Charles Gerhardt
10.15 Artist of the Week:
Barry Douglas (piano) Tchaikovsky Piano
Concerto No 3 in E flat
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
10.35 Ravel
Violin Sonata in G
Dong-Suk Kang (violin) Pascal Devoyon (piano)
10.55 Mozart Ah, to previdi (K272)
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
11.05 Debussy Trots chansons de Charles d "Orleans
Barry Douglas (piano)
11.15 Symphonic Steppes: Prokofiev Symphony No 6 BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor
Nicholas Cleobury


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Artist: Charles Gerhardt
Piano: Barry Douglas
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Violin: Dong-Suk Kang
Piano: Pascal Devoyon
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Piano: Barry Douglas
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury

: Music Restored

The third in the current season of Radio 3 early music invitation concerts, introduced by Chris de Souza.
This week, the viol consort Fretwork and the vocal ensemble Red Byrd perform anthems and consort music by Thomas Tomkins. Repeated from yesterday


Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Unknown: Red Byrd
Music By: Thomas Tomkins.

: New Voices, New Choices

The third of four programmes devoted to music by leading composers of the Confederation of Independent States. Claude Delangle (saxophone)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor
Tadaaki Otaka
Elena Firsova
Cassandra Edison Denisov Saxophone Concerto


Unknown: Claude Delangle
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Elena Firsova
Unknown: Edison Denisov

: Schools

Playtime 2.15 Time to Move 2.35 Listen!

: Benjamin Britten Birthday Concert

Mary Plazas (soprano)
Britten-Pears Ensemble, conductor
Alexander Platt
Britten Sinfonietta , Op 1
Busoni, arr Stein Berceuse élégiaque
Schoenberg, arr Stein Two Songs, Op 8
Mahler, arr Stein
Symphony No 4 in G


Conductor: Alexander Platt
Conductor: Britten Sinfonietta

: Bridge Idylls

Bridge Three Idylls for string quartet
Brindisi Quartet
Bridge A Sea Idyll
Kathryn Stott (piano) Discs


Piano: Kathryn Stott

: The Music Machine

Thirteenth century: minstrels travelled round the country playing and singing to anyone who would listen.
Twentieth century: Take That set out on their countrywide tour.
Just how much has the musician's role changed in the last 700 years? Tommy Pearson investigates.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Rodney Slatford presents this evening's programme live from the Huddersfield
Contemporary Music
Festival. Among his guests are festival director Richard
Steinitz and the Austrian composer, conductor and singer H K Gruber, and there's live music from members of the Basle soloists. Including at approximately
5.25 Stravinsky Ragtime
6.03 Lambert Rio Grande
Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Rodney Slatford
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

conductor Alexander Gibson
Moura Lympany (piano)
Beethoven Piano Concerto
No 4 in G
Shostakovich Symphony No 10
Recorded earlier this year at the MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling


Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Piano: Moura Lympany

: The Real Thing

Iwan Russell-Jones continues his look at five pillars of Americana and the west's reverence for the sacred icons of popular culture. 2: Baseball
Next programme tomorrow


Unknown: Iwan Russell-Jones

: Musical Farewells

Ruth Geiger (piano)
Bach Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother
Beethoven Sonata in E flat, Op 81a (Les Adieux) Rpt


Piano: Ruth Geiger
Piano: Bach Capriccio

: Musique Sacree

Simon Joiy conducts the BBC Singers in motets by Poulenc and Pierre Vlllette , and Florent Schmitt 's s
Mass, Op 138
Andrew Parnell (organ) Rpt


Unknown: Simon Joiy
Unknown: Pierre Vlllette
Unknown: Florent Schmitt
Unknown: Andrew Parnell

: Night Waves

Who has won the L20,000 Turner Prize for art? Harriett
Gilbert discusses tonight's announcement.
And writer lain Sinclair presents Covert Culture - the first of three despatches from the literary shadows, shedding light on an undervalued writer.
Producer Robyn Read

: Shchedrin and Sumera

Presented by David Fanning. Shchedrin Symphony No 1 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Sumera Symphony No 5
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Jarvi
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Presented By: David Fanning.
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi

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