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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor. Dukas La Péri
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Armin Jordan
6.23 Grieg Cello Sonata in A minor, Op 36
Truls Mork ,
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
7.05 Ravel Pavane pour une Infante Défunte
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Armin Jordan
7.32 Bach Contrapunctus II (The Art of Fugue, BWV1080)
Joanna MacGregor (piano)
8.05 Delibes Bell Song (Lakme)
Amelita Galli-Curci (soprano),
Victor Orchestra , conductor Josef Pasternack
8.30 Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht Berlin PO, conductor James Levine


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Unknown: Truls Mork
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Soprano: Victor Orchestra
Conductor: Josef Pasternack
Conductor: James Levine

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Mozart Symphony No 27 in G, K199 Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
9.23 Pergolesi Salve Regina
Ruth Ziesak (soprano), La Stagione, director Michael Schneider
9.36 Ketelbey Bells across the Meadows
New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
9.41 Liszt Totentanz
Krystian Zimerman (piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa Discs


Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Soprano: Ruth Ziesak
Director: Michael Schneider
Piano: Krystian Zimerman
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa

: Musical Encounters

With Chris Wines .
Vivaldi Concerto in F, RV570 (La Tempesta di Mare)
William Bennett (flute), ECO, conductor George Malcolm
10.07 Trad Ragu Pilu-Kajri
Ghulam Mustafa Khan (vocal),
Mashkoor Hussain Khan (harmonium), Ghulam Sultan Naizi (tabla)
10.20 Alain Deux Dances a Agni Yavishta
Thomas Trotter (organ)
10.24 Prom Artist of the Week:
Daniel Barenboim (conductor) Debussy Iberia (Images) Paris Orchestra
10.46 Anon Cuncti Simus
Concanentes (Libre Vermelli) New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
11.00 Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K407
Denis Brain (horn), Griller Quartet
11.16 Poulenc Elegie Stephen Bell (horn), Julius Drake (piano)
11.26 Alain Litanies
Thomas Trotter (organ)
11.30 Wagner Parsifal (Act 3, conclusion)
Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor), German State Opera Choir,
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim


Unknown: Chris Wines
Flute: William Bennett
Conductor: George Malcolm
Unknown: Ghulam Mustafa Khan
Unknown: Mashkoor Hussain Khan
Unknown: Ghulam Sultan Naizi
Unknown: Thomas Trotter
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Director: Philip Pickett
Horn: Denis Brain
Horn: Griller Quartet
Horn: Stephen Bell
Piano: Julius Drake
Unknown: Thomas Trotter
Tenor: Siegfried Jerusalem
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Composer of the Week Bach

Historic recordings of Bach's instrumental music.
3: The Prewar Pioneers
Musicians who laid the foundations for historically informed performances. Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor, BWV853 (Well-tempered Clavier) Edwin Fischer (piano)
Concerto in F minor, BWV1056
Edwin Fischer (piano), Edwin Fischer CO
Six Little Preludes, BWV933-8
Wanda Landowska (harpsichord) Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor,
Marcel Moyse (flute),
Busch Chamber Players, director Adolf Busch
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm


Piano: Edwin Fischer
Piano: Edwin Fischer
Piano: Edwin Fischer
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Flute: Marcel Moyse
Director: Adolf Busch

: The Afternoon on Three

With Fiona Talkington.
1.00 Manchester Summer
In the penultimate recital in this year's series, oboist Douglas Boyd and pianist Susan Tomes mark the 80th birthday of Henri Dutilleux with one of his early post-impressionist works and include two neglected works by Robert Schumann.
Schumann Three Romances, Op 94;
Sonata fur die Jugend in G, Op 118 No 1; Fantasiestucke, Op 73 Dutilleux Oboe Sonata
See also 7.30pm
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 Vejvoda Beer Barrel Polka Czech Philharmonic, conductor Vaclav Neumann
Mozart Cantata: Grabmusik, K42
Ann Murray (soprano),
Stephen Varcoe (baritone),
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neville Marriner
Warlock Serenade for Strings
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Hanson Piano Concerto
Alfred Mouledous ,
Eastman Rochester Orchestra, conductor Howard Hanson
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 St Bride's Church, Fleet
Street, London.
Introit: I Do Believe (Cruft) Responses (Clucas)
Psalms 59, 60, 61 (Stanford, Bexfield, Battishill, Garrett)
First Lesson: Ezra 10, w 1-19
Canticles: St Paul's Service (Howells) Second Lesson: John 6, w 41-end Anthem: Laudibus in Sanctus (Byrd) Hymn: Guide Me 0 Thou Great Redeemer
Organ Voluntary: Hommage a Igor Stravinsky (Hakim) (finale)
Director of music Robert Jones.
Organ scholar Alexander Mason. Repeated tomorrow 1.00am


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Douglas Boyd
Pianist: Susan Tomes
Unknown: Henri Dutilleux
Unknown: Robert Schumann.
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Conductor: Vaclav Neumann
Soprano: Ann Murray
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Warlock Serenade
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Alfred Mouledous
Conductor: Howard Hanson
Producer: Peter Thresh Discs
Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Music: Robert Jones.
Unknown: Alexander Mason.

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson focuses his attention on pentatonic and whole-tone scales and asks what they are, where they came from and who uses them.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

With Natalie Wheen , including
Couperin Concert No 1 in G (Concerts Royaux, 1722)
Laurence Boulay and Francoise Langelle (harpsichords)
6.03 Chabrier Souvenirs de Munich
Pierre Barbizet and Jean Hubet (piano duet)
6.30 Debussy Trois Chansons de Bilitis Sarah Walker (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano) Producer Ekene Akalawu


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Laurence Boulay
Harpsichords: Francoise Langelle
Harpsichords: Jean Hubet
Unknown: Bilitis Sarah Walker
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: BBC Proms 1996

Two modern French classics are performed by a French conductor and soloists. The 80th birthday of Henri Dutilleux is celebrated with the first Proms performance of his violin concerto The Tree of Dreams, while Messiaen's massive symphony celebrates the power of love.
Olivier Charlier (violin),
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Valerie Hartmann -Claverie (ondes martenot), BBC
Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier
Dutilleux Violin Concerto (L 'Arbre des Songes)
7.55 Collaboration and Resistance
Roger Nichols investigates the turbulent cross-currents of French musical life since 1945.
8.15 Messiaen Turangalila Symphony


Unknown: Henri Dutilleux
Violin: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Piano: Valerie Hartmann
Unknown: Roger Nichols

: Each Morning Once More Seamless

Australian poet Les Murray introduces and reads a selection of poems including Memories of the Height-to-Weight Ratio. Repeat

: Voices

A programme of songs by Reynaldo Hahn.
L 'Heure Exquise; Fetes Galantes; 12 Rondels; La Dernière Valse
Repeated next Monday 3.45pm Discs


Songs By: Reynaldo Hahn.

: Mask

A masque for Henry Purcell with a text by Ian Burton and sound composition by Ron Geesin. Nicky Henson , Danny Maynard and Geoffrey Whitehead play Purcell's "voices" and Zulema Dene , John Turner and Jane Whittenshaw star as the others. Repeat


Unknown: Henry Purcell
Unknown: Ian Burton
Unknown: Ron Geesin.
Unknown: Nicky Henson
Unknown: Danny Maynard
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Zulema Dene
Unknown: John Turner
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw

: Composers of the Week Falla, Gerhard and the Heritage of Spain

With Calum MacDonald.
3: Ages of Gold Falla Psyche
Gerhard Dances from Don Quixote Falla El Retablo de Maese Pedro
Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: Calum MacDonald.

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather. Kenny Davern , Ken Peplowski and Dave Cliff in concert at the 1996 Jersey Invibes Festival. Continues tomorrow


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Unknown: Kenny Davern
Unknown: Ken Peplowski
Unknown: Dave Cliff

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 RIAS Chamber Choir, Freiburg
Baroque Orchestra, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) Cherubini Requiem Mass No 1 in C minor
2.40 Traditional Slovenian music
3.45 The Venice and Padua Chamber
Orchestra and director Rocco Filippini (cello) perform music by Rossini, Bach and Haydn
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock Beethoven
Cello: Rocco Filippini

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