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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Haydn Symphony No 48 in C (Maria Theresia )
Hanover Band, director Roy Goodman
6.32 Brahms String Quintet in F, Op 88 Walter Trampler (viola), Juilliard Quartet
7.05 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E flat.
Op 11 No 2 (II favorito)
London Vivaldi Orchestra, director Monica Huggett (violin)
7.32 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
New Queen's Hall Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
8.05 Rossini Overture: William Tell
Halle Orchestra/John Barbirolli
8.31 Bach Cantata No 147: Herz und
Mund und Tat und Leben
Michael Chance (countertenor), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor),
Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Maria Theresia
Director: Roy Goodman
Viola: Walter Trampler
Violin: Monica Huggett
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: William Tell

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Waldteufel The Skater's Waltz
NBCSO, conductor Arturo Toscanini
9.07 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat. Op 31 No 3
Alfred Brendel (piano)
9.31 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Golden Cockerel
Russian NO, conductor Mikhail Pletnev Discs


Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev

: Composers of the Week: The English Madrigalists

3: Draw on Sweet Night With Mark Rowlinson.
Wilbye Draw on sweet night
East You meaner beauties of the night Weelkes When David heard
Tomkins Above the stars: A Sad
Pavan: For these Distracted Tymes Morley Arise , awake, awake; Now is the month ofmaying; Our bonny boots could toote it
Pilkington Rest. sweet nymphs Ward Come, sable night
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Rowlinson.
Unknown: Tymes Morley Arise

: For Osian

Britten's Suite for Harp, Op 83, written for and played by Osian Ellis. Discs


Played By: Osian Ellis.

: Cheltenham Festival 1996

From the PittviJIe Pump Room. Composer and pianist
Thomas Ades returns to Cheltenham with Valdine Anderson , who played the sprightly maid in his opera Powder Her Face last year. He performs some unfamiliar piano music from the turn of the century and well-known pieces by Poulenc, Prokofiev and Stravinsky. Thomas Ades (piano),
Valdine Anderson (soprano), Lynsey Marsh (clarinet), Anthony Marwood (violin) Stravinsky Duo concertant for violin and piano
Ades Five Eliot Landscapes, Op 1 for soprano and piano
Poulenc Clarinet Sonata
11.50 Fingers Crossed - but Not while You're Playing
David Owen Norris investigates musicians' quirks and superstitions.
12.10pm Roslavets Daisies Feinberg Voices
Lourie The Voices of Memory
Stanchlnsky Esquisses for piano, Op 1 (excerpts)
Prokofiev Sarcasms. Op 17
Stravinsky The Owl and the Pussycat Khachaturian Trio for clarinet, violin and piano
A concert sponsored by the Anon Foundation


Pianist: Thomas Ades
Unknown: Valdine Anderson
Piano: Thomas Ades
Piano: Valdine Anderson
Soprano: Lynsey Marsh
Clarinet: Anthony Marwood
Violin: Stravinsky Duo
Unknown: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Pussycat Khachaturian Trio

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: Concert Hall

From the Wigmore Hall,
London, the final concert of the summer series.
Vanbrugh Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op 18 No 4
Debussy String Quartet in G minor Series producer Misha Donat
Concert Hall returns on Wednesday 2 October


Producer: Misha Donat

: Midweek Choice:

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With Susan Sharpe.
Leon Minkus Pas de deux (Paquita) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge Walton Coronation Te Deum
Bach Choir , Philharmonia, John Scott (organ), conductor David Willcocks
Malcolm Arnold Fantasy on a Theme of John Field
John Lill (piano), RPO/Vernon Handley Kenneth Leighton Fanfare Dennis Townhill (organ) Producer Peter Thresh Discs
E-MAIL: midweek.choice@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Unknown: Bach Choir
Unknown: John Scott
Conductor: David Willcocks
Conductor: Malcolm Arnold

: Choral Evensong

From York Minster.
Introit: Let my prayer come up
Psalms 53, 54, 55 (Vann, Crotch, Clark, Atkins)
First Lesson: Exodus 14, w 5-14
Canticles: Bairstow in G
Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 15, w
Anthem: Lord, I call upon Thee (Bairstow)
Hymn: God that madest earth and heaven (East Acklam)
Organ Voluntary: Impromptu for Sir Edward Bairstow (Jackson)
Organist and master of the music
Philip Moore. Assistant organist John Scott Whiteley.
Repeated tomorrow 1.00am


Unknown: Edward Bairstow
Music: Philip Moore.
Organist: John Scott Whiteley.

: The Music Machine

The Boston University Tanglewood Institute holds courses for jazz musicians as well as classical ones.
Tommy Pearson joins the jazz improvisation workshop and talks to tutor Sam Pilafian.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Sam Pilafian.

: In Tune

With Anthony Burton , including
5.40 Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat,
Christian Zacharias (piano)
6.25 Frank Martin Concerto for seven wind instruments, timpani, percussion and strings
CO of Europe/Thierry Fischer Producer Patrick Lambert


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Piano: Christian Zacharias
Piano: Frank Martin
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: The English Cat

As part of the celebrations of Hans Werner Henze 's 70th birthday, Radio 3 presents another chance to hear his operatic black comedy to a text by Edward Bond. The English Cat is a sharp satire on the hypocrisy of the British establishment. Minette - the cat from the country - and her streetwise admirer Tom pit their wits against endless bureaucats and aristocats, led by Minette's haughty beau, Lord Puff. This 1986 BBC studio recording of the work's first British performance is introduced by Peter Paul Nash.
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Armstrong Rpt


Unknown: Hans Werner Henze
Unknown: Edward Bond.
Introduced By: Peter Paul Nash.
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Minette: Susan Roberts (sop)
Babette: Cynthia Buchan (mezzo)
Tom: Russell Smythe (baritone)
Peter: Julian Pike (tenor)
Lucian the fox: Julian Pike (tenor)
Canine Counsel for the Defence: Julian Pike (tenor)
Sheepish Parson: Julian Pike (tenor)
Moggy Mr Keen: Julian Pike (tenor)
Lord Puff: Bruce Brewer (tenor)
Arnold: Gregory Reinhart (bass)
Louise: Anne Dawson (sop)
Mr Jones: Glyn Davenport (bass-Baritone)
Dogged Judge: Glyn Davenport (bass-Baritone)
Moggy Mr Fawn: Glyn Davenport (bass-Baritone)
Catty Miss Crisp: Rosemary Hardy (sop)
Catty Mrs Gomfit: Tracey Chadwell (sop)
Catty Lady Toodle: Ameral Gunson (mezzo)
Moggy Mr Plunkett: Stephen Richardson (bass)

: Art and the Human Condition

With Martin Kemp.
3: Of Violence, Sex and Death
John Hilliard works through photographic processes but does not produce what would normally be regarded as photographs. His narratives are often of a sexual or violent nature, which may repel the viewer searching for simple storytelling.
Next programme tomorrow 9.20pm


Unknown: Martin Kemp.
Unknown: John Hilliard

: Voices

Husbands and Wives lain Burnside trawls through the song repertoire to take a look at affairs matrimonial.
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Night Waves

Will the maestro of the modem musical do it again? Night Waves tonight includes a review of Cameron Mackintosh 's latest - Martin Guerre.
And Patrick Wright examines current turmoil amongst the broadsheet newspapers as price-wars rage, editors fall and columnists seem to take over from journalists. Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Cameron MacKintosh
Unknown: Martin Guerre.
Unknown: Patrick Wright
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Composer of the Week: Berwald

With David Byers and Roy Goodman. Festival of the Bayadères: Piano Trio in E flat (excerpt); Symphony No 3 in C (Sinfonie singuliere)
Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: David Byers
Unknown: Roy Goodman.

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather. Tonight, new fusion bands reviewed by Deirdre Cartwright.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Reviewed By: Deirdre Cartwright.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Vienna Symphony Orchestra. conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
Brahms Serenade No 1 in D, Op 11 Wagner, orch Mottl Wesendonk
Lieder Marjana Lipovsek (contralto)
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor
2.30 Le Parlement de Musique/Martin Gester. Music by Brossard, Jacquet de la Guerre and Charpentier
3.30 Bruckner Symphony No 8 in C minor South German RSO, conductor Georges Pretre
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Contralto: Marjana Lipovsek
Conductor: Georges Pretre

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