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: On Air

With Penny Gore.
Dussek Piano Concerto in G minor
Andreas Staier (piano), Concerto Kbln
7.05 Copland Prairie Journal (Music for Radio)
St Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
7.18 Humperdinck Romanze; Blauveilchen; Entsagung Olaf Bar (baritone),
Helmut Deutsch (piano)
7.32 Elgar Incidental music: Grania and Diarmid
Jenny Miller (soprano),
LPO, conductor Bryden Thomson
8.05 Bach Concerto in F in the Italian
Style, BWV971
Andras Schiff (piano)
8.32 Faure Ballade in F sharp Kathryn Stott (piano), BBC PO, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Piano: Andreas Staier
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Baritone: Entsagung Olaf Bar
Piano: Helmut Deutsch
Soprano: Jenny Miller
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Piano: Andras Schiff
Piano: Faure Ballade
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 2 Thomas Zehetmair (violin), City of Birmingham SO, conductor Simon Rattle
9.21 Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor
Claudio Arrau (piano), LPO, conductor Eliahu Inbal rases


Violin: Thomas Zehetmair
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Conductor: Eliahu Inbal

: Composer of the Week: Berg

With Jonathan Swain.
3: Marching with Mahler
Lush sentimentality hand-in-hand with stark brutality.
Three Orchestral Pieces, Op 6
Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan Three Wozzeck Fragments
Renee Fleming (soprano), New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor James Levine
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm Next programme tomorrow 12 midday


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Conductor: James Levine

: Edinburgh International Festival

From the Queen's Hall,
Renee Fleming (soprano), Helen Yorke (piano)
Songs by Schubert and Schumann.
11.45 Festival Stooshies
2: Tantrums, Tiaras and Tutus Colin Bell finds out about the personalities and characters who added colour and controversy to the Edinburgh International Festival.
12.05pm Four American rarities and songs by Faure and Turina.


Soprano: Renee Fleming
Piano: Helen Yorke
Piano: Tutus Colin Bell

: The Afternoon on Three

With Fiona Talkington.
1.00pm Manchester Summer Recitals
In the sixth often concerts, Rodney Slatford introduces the Manchester-based Sorrell Quartet, who perform music by the young Benjamin Britten as well as one of Mendelssohn's best-known quartets.
Britten Three Divertimenti (1936); Alia Marcia (1933)
Mendelssohn String Quartet in E minor, Op 44
2.00 Midweek Choice:
(0171) [number removed]
With Fiona Talkington. Ring in with your request by lunchtime for a chance to hear it today. Including
Telemann Suite in A minor (Overture) New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
Glazunov Five Novelettes, Op 15 Lyric Quartet
Liszt Mephisto Waltz No I (Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke)
Gyorgy Cziffra (piano)
Producer Peter Thresh Discs
Midweek Choice. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Fax: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: midweek.choice@bbc.co.uk
4.00 Choral Evensong
From the Priory Church,
Edington, Wiltshire, as part of the 1996 Festival of Music within the Liturgy.
Introit: In Manus Tuas (Byrchmore) Responses (Streeting)
Office Hymn: Cor Area (mode iii) Psalm 106 (Parry, Tranchell)
First Lesson: 2 Samuel 19, w 8b-23 Antiphon: Videte Manus Meas (mode iii) Canticles: Gray in F minor
Second Lesson: Acts 4, w 23-31 Anthem: Strengthen Ye the Weak Hands (Harris)
Hymn: Lead, Kindly Light (Alberta)
Manus Suae Fecerunt Me (Byrchmore) Organ Voluntary: Marcia from Symphony No 3 (Widor)
Conductors David Trendell , Jeremy Summerly and Peter McCrystal. Organist Peter Barley.
Repeated tomorrow 1.00am


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Introduces: Rodney Slatford
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Director: Philip Pickett
Piano: Gyorgy Cziffra
Conductors: David Trendell
Conductors: Jeremy Summerly
Organist: Peter McCrystal.
Organist: Peter Barley.

: Music Machine

Junk Week
Luke Cresswell travels to Birmingham to see two of the most exciting new groups in the field of home-made instruments. Arc's ethereal music is inspired by the elements, and Blissbody boast the biggest saxophone in the world.


Unknown: Luke Cresswell

: In Tune

Linda Ormiston visits the fringe and samples the musical delights of the 50th Edinburgh International Festival, with guests and music. Including Brahms Intermezzi , Op 117 7 Emil Gilels (piano)


Unknown: Linda Ormiston
Unknown: Brahms Intermezzi
Piano: Emil Gilels

: Edinburgh International Festival

From St Cuthbert's Church, the second of three concerts sampling the Edinburgh Festival's three-week-long survey of all Haydn's quartets. Introduced by Geoffrey Baskerville.
Mosaiques Quartet
Haydn String Quartets: in E flat, Op 20 No 1; in B minor, Op 33 No 1; in A, Op 20 No 6


Introduced By: Geoffrey Baskerville.

: Schoenberg Song of the Wood Dove (Gurrelieder)

Marjana Lipovsek (mezzo), Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado


Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: BBC Proms 1996

In their second Prom, the New York Philharmonic present two peaks of the concerto and orchestral repertoire, from the Royal Albert Hall, London. Anne-Sophie Mutter, one of the world's most sought-after violinists, plays Brahms's monumental concerto, and the programme ends with one of this century's great ballet scores.
Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), New York Philharmonic, conductor Kurt Masur
Brahms Violin Concerto in D
8.10 An exploration of the meteoric career of Anne-Sophie Mutter. With contributions from the violinist herself as well as from fellow musician Gyorgy Pauk and critic Edward Greenfield ,
David Huckvale learns what factors have shaped her career, finds out about her current activities, and asks what challenges still lie ahead.
8.30 Prokofiev Suite: Romeo and Juliet


Conductor: Kurt Masur
Musician: Gyorgy Pauk
Unknown: Edward Greenfield
Unknown: David Huckvale

: Reading Keats

Continuing the week-long reassessment of Keats. Tonight, Dannie Abse on anaesthetics and aesthetics in the work of Keats.


Unknown: Dannie Abse

: Voices

Thomas Hampson (baritone), Wolfram Rieger (piano)
Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Piano: Wolfram Rieger
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Edinburgh International Festival

From the Usher Hall,
Linda Ormiston introduces a concert from the Hanover Band's series featuring Haydn's Paris symphonies and some of his lesser-known vocal works.
Nuccia Focile (soprano),
Katarina Karneus (mezzo), Toby Spence (tenor), Hanover Band, conductor Charles Mackerras
Haydn Symphony No 85 in 6 flat (La Reine); Pieta di Me, H XXVb 5; Symphony No 87 in A


Introduces: Linda Ormiston
Soprano: Katarina Karneus
Tenor: Toby Spence
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Composer of the Week: Beethoven

With Paul Guinery. Gloria (Mass in C)
Soloists, Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre
Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
An die Hoffnung, Op 94 Hermann Prey (baritone), Leonard Hokanson (piano)
Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 81a (Les
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
An die Feme Geliebte, Op 98 Olaf Bar (baritone),
Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Baritone: Hermann Prey
Piano: Leonard Hokanson
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather.
Some recent books are reviewed, including the jazz diaries of Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Unknown: Charlie Parker

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Jean-Claude van den Eyden
(piano), Orlando Quartet Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 18 No 1
Brahms Piano Quintet in F, Op 34
2.15 South German Radio Chorus,
Stefan Johannes Sleicher (organ)
Dvorak Mass in D Bruckner Motets
3.30 Anatoli Krastev (cello), Bulgarian NRSO, conductor Deyan Swavic
Respighi Fountains of Rome Sibelius Symphony No 1 Saint-Saens Cello Concerto in A minor
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Jean-Claude van Den Eyden
Unknown: Stefan Johannes Sleicher
Cello: Anatoli Krastev
Conductor: Deyan Swavic

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