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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor. Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E flat, Op 6 No 2
6.16 Stravinsky Ballet: The Fairy's Kiss
7.05 Faure Cantique de Jean Racine
7.32 Gershwin, arr Gibbons Catfish Row (Porgy and Bess)
8.05 Purcell Suite:
Bonduca, Z754
8.35 Delius Violin Concerto


Unknown: Faure Cantique
Unknown: Jean Racine

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Mozart Rondo in D, K485
9.06 Beethoven An die feme Geliebte, Op 98
9.21 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C


Unknown: Mozart Rondo

: Musical Encounters

With Chris de Souza.
Froberger Lamento sopra la dolorosa perdita delta Real Majesta di Ferdinando IV de Romani
10.05 Artists of the Week:
Juilliard Quartet
Beethoven Grosse Fuge , Op 133
10.25 Martinu Symphony No
10.55 Messiaen Cinq rechants (No 3)
11.00 Alfven Swedish
Rhapsody No 2 (Upsalarapsodi)
11.10 Ellen Taafe Zwilich
Prologue and Variations
11.20 Mozart String
Quintet in G minor, K516


Unknown: Chris de Souza.
Unknown: Beethoven Grosse Fuge
Unknown: Messiaen Cinq
Unknown: Ellen Taafe Zwilich

: Composers of the Week: The Court of Frederick the Great

3: Counterpoint and Other Studies
Though the King became scornful of counterpoint, he would have been grounded in technical exercises when learning to compose. Peter Williams retraces the famous visit of the 62-year-old J S Bach (1685-1750) to Frederick's court and examines the composer's subsequent Musical Offering on Frederick's theme.


Unknown: Peter Williams

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Concert Hall
From the Wigmore Hall, London.
Hanna Weinmeister (violin) Lora Dimitrova (piano)
Mozart Violin Sonata in F,
Bartok Violin Sonata No 1


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Lora Dimitrova

: Schools

Together 2.20 Time and Tune 2.40 Drama

: Midweek Choice: (0171) [number removed]

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Ring in by lunchtime for a chance to hear your request today. Including
C P E Bach Fantasy in C, H291
Christopher Hogwood (fortepiano)
Dvorak The Golden
Czech Philharmonic, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Producer Susan Kenyon Discs WRITTEN REQUESTS:
Midweek Choice, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Fax: (0171) [number removed]


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Producer: Susan Kenyon

: Choral Evensong From Wells Cathedral.

Introit: Pater meus
Responses(Rose) Psalm 104 (Buck, Longhurst)
First Lesson: Genesis 47, wl-27
Office Hymn: Now is the healing time decreed (plainsong, mode III)
Canticles: Salisbury Service (Lloyd)
Second Lesson: Hebrews
9, w 15-end
Anthem: Lord, Thou hast been our refuge (Joubert) We sing the praise of Him who died (Bow Brickhill)
Organ Voluntary: Toccata-Prelude on "Pange Lingua" (Bairstow).
Organist and master of the choristers
Anthony Crossland. Assistant organist Rupert Gough.


Unknown: Anthony Crossland.
Organist: Rupert Gough.

: The Music Machine

BBC Singers
Today, two young conductors mount the rostrum and rehearse the BBC Singers under the expert guidance of chief conductor
Stephen Cleobury. Presented by Tommy Pearson.


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.

: In Tune

With Andrew Green , including
Handel Concerto Grosso in G, Op 6 No 1
6.20 Borodin The Sea
6.40 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in E flat, Op 27
No 1 (Quasi una fantasia) Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Andrew Green
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Philharmonia

From the Royal Festival Hall,
Conductor Mikhail Pletnev
Victor Tretyakov (violin)
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet
Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor *


Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Violin: Victor Tretyakov
Violin: Tchaikovsky Romeo

: Great Spy, Lousy Tapdancer

Historian Sydney Anglo tells one of the strangest and hitherto unknown spy stories of the Second World
War with the help of British and German archives and interviews with former members of American and British Intelligence. He also talks to the only surviving member of a jazz band broadcasting from Germany between 1942 and 1944. 8.40 Shostakovich
Symphony No 9


Unknown: Sydney Anglo

: The Sonnet

Marilyn Hacker
The American poet discusses the importance of Shakespeare in the sonnet tradition and talks about her own use of the form, which includes a sequence of almost 200 sonnets tracing a passionate love affair between two women.

: Intersections

The first of four programmes features a commission from Ivan Moody
by the Taverner
Choir, Consort and Players in which the composer explores the power of the Revelation to St John.
Moody's music accompanies an essentially spoken text derived from Eastern liturgy and the Book of Revelation.
Philip Steers (narrator)
Tavemer Choir, Consort and Players/Andrew Parrott
A Taverner Concerts production
Next programme tomorrow 9.50pm


Unknown: Ivan Moody
Unknown: St John.

: Night Waves

The North of England has been awarded the Arts
Council's Year of Visual
Arts, but what does this mean for artists and their audiences in the area?
Christopher Cook investigates. He also explores the links between the arts and sciences with the contributors to Cultural
Babbage, a new collection of essays.
Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: For Export Only

Ever since they discovered Shakespeare, foreign composers have flocked to use British poets for their song settings, lain Bumside ploughs through some of these songs and plays a selection from composers ranging from Schumann and Bedioz to
Shostakovich and Stravinsky.

: Night School

German 16-18:

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