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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Music, news, weather and including:

Haydn Symphony No 103 in E flat (Drum Roll)
Vienna Chamber Orchestra, conductor Sandor Vegh

6.37 Harty Ode to a Nightingale Heather Harper (soprano), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson

7.05 Debussy Tarantelle Styrienne; L 'Isle
Joyeuse Artur Rubinstein (piano roll)

7.32 Britten Canticle No III: Still Falls the Rain
Philip Langridge (tenor), Frank Lloyd (horn), Steuart Bedford (piano)

8.05 Wagner Ride of the Valkyries (Die Walkure)
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Klaus Tennstedt

8.28 Elgar Enigma Variations London Philharmonic, conductor Vernon Handley


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Conductor: Sandor Vegh
Conductor: Harty Ode
Soprano: Heather Harper
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Piano: Joyeuse Artur Rubinstein
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Tenor: Frank Lloyd
Horn: Steuart Bedford
Piano: Wagner Ride
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Continuing the season of Schubert symphonies.
Heinichen Concerto in G, S215 Musica Antiqua Koln , director Reinhard Goebel
9.12 Berlioz Tristia
Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre
Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
9.30 Schubert Symphony No 3 in D Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gunter Wand


Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Gunter Wand

: Musical Encounters

With Mark Rowlinson.
Stanford Irish Rhapsody No 3
Ulster Orchestra, Raphael Wallfisch (cello), conductor Vernon Handley
10.15 Gaspar Sanz Pasacalles ; Jacaras; Canarios
Corbetta Folie; Chaconne (La Guitarre Royale)
Paula Chateauneuf (baroque guitar)
10.30 David Ellis Sinfonietta
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Stephen Barlow
10.55 Respighi Deita Silvane Ingrid Attrot (soprano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Richard Hickox
11.25 Julius Harrison Worcestershire
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Stephen Barlow
11.45 Artists of the Week:
Leeds Piano Competition Winners Schubert 12 Waltzes, D969 Michel Dalberto


Unknown: Mark Rowlinson.
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Gaspar Sanz Pasacalles
Unknown: Paula Chateauneuf
Guitar: David Ellis
Conductor: Stephen Barlow
Conductor: Respighi Deita Silvane
Soprano: Ingrid Attrot
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Julius Harrison
Conductor: Stephen Barlow
Unknown: Michel Dalberto

: Composer of the Week: Dvorak

Susan Sharpe continues her survey of Dvorak's chamber music.
Gypsy Melodies, Op 55
Gabriela Benackova (soprano), Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 87 Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
Members of the Juilliard Quartet Discs
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Piano: Rudolf Firkusny

: Manchester Summer Recitals

In the final recital of this series, the Vellinger Quartet perform one of the works Haydn composed for violin virtuoso Johann Tost - his colleague at Esterhazy - and the quartet that th 18-year-old Mendelssohn composed i response to his study of Beethoven's late A minor quartet. Introduced by Rodney Slatford. Vellinger Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in E, Op 54 No . Mendelssohn String Quartet in A mino Op 13
Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Johann Tost
Introduced By: Rodney Slatford.
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Midweek Choice: (0171) [number removed]

With Susan Sharpe. Ring in with your request by lunchtime for a chance to hear it today. Including
Berlioz Overture: Les Francs-Juges London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Reich Music for Large Ensemble Steve Reich Ensemble
Striggio Motet : Ecce Beatam Lucem Choir of New College, Oxford,
La Maitrise Nationale de Versailles,
Gary Cooper (organ), director Michel-Marc Gervais
Chopin Cello Sonata in G minor. Op 65
Paul Tortelier (cello), Aldo Ciccolini (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


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Reich Music
Unknown: Steve Reich
Unknown: Striggio Motet
Unknown: Gary Cooper
Director: Michel-Marc Gervais
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Piano: Aldo Ciccolini

: Choral Vespers

From the Brompton Oratory, London.
Deus in Adjutorium (Padilla) Psalms 127-131 (plainsong)
Hymn: Caeli Deus Sanctissime (plainsong)
Magnificat: tone 8 (de Cristo)
Motets: 0 Salutaris Hostia (Howells); Tantum Ergo (de Severac) Litany (Victoria)
Antiphon: Salve Regina (Victoria)
Organ Voluntary: Choral Alleluiatique No 4 (Tournemire)
Director of music Andrew Carwood.
Organist Patrick Russill. Repeated tomorrow 1.00am


Organist: Andrew Carwood.
Organist: Patrick Russill.

: Music Machine

Words for Music
Composer Sally Beamish discusses the way she works with poet Janice Galloway to create a song, while lieder expert Roger Vignoles talks about some of the great song texts of the past.


Unknown: Sally Beamish
Unknown: Janice Galloway
Talks: Roger Vignoles

: In Tune

Leeds International Piano
Twelve young hopefuls have reached the semi-final stage of the competition. Each pianist presents a 75-minute own-choice recital in the university's great hall. Presenter Mairi Nicolson is joined by lain Burnside between 6.00 and 7.00 with a further selection of highlights from yesterday's second round of semi-finals. Guest John Lill is a member of the jury of distinguished pianists and teachers whose task it is to select the six finalists and the eventual winner.
Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Presenter: Mairi Nicolson
Unknown: John Lill
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Three Choirs Festival 1996

A concert given last month at Worcester Cathedral.
Judith Howarth (soprano), Paul Whelan (baritone), Three Choirs Festival
Chorus, BBC Philharmonic, conductor
Donald Hunt
Hoist Walt Whitman Overture
Delius Sea Drift
Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony (Symphony No 1)


Soprano: Judith Howarth
Soprano: Paul Whelan
Conductor: Donald Hunt
Conductor: Hoist Walt Whitman

: Novelists

Tibor Fischer reads from his third novel The Collector Collector. In a story told by a clay vessel, the narrator's exposure to successive owners over the millennia since its manufacture has resulted in a profound understanding of human nature.


Unknown: Tibor Fischer

: Organ Rhapsodies

Op 17 7 Nos 2 and 3 by Herbert Howells , played on the organ of King's College, Cambridge by Stephen Cleobury. Disc


Unknown: Herbert Howells
Unknown: Stephen Cleobury.

: Voices

lain Burnside takes to the road with some Wanderlust songs. Repeat Repeated next Monday 3.45pm

: Night Waves

Tony Palmer chairs a discussion on the life and legacy of Cecil Rhodes , one of the most controversial figures of the British Empire. His extraordinary career shaped the history of Africa and is the subject of the ambitious BBC1 drama, Rhodes, the first episode of which was broadcast on Sunday evening, and which Night Waves will be reviewing tonight. And acclaimed film-writer David Thomson discusses the subject of his new biography, another ambitious, egotistic and talented figure: Orson Welles. Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Tony Palmer
Unknown: Cecil Rhodes
Unknown: David Thomson
Unknown: Orson Welles.
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Composer of the Week: Bach

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 No 5 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, BWV1067
Marcel Moyse (flute), Busch Chamber Players, conductor Adolf Busch Repeated from last Wednesday


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

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather. Kenny Davern , one of the world's great swing clarinettists, in conversation.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Unknown: Kenny Davern

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Leon Fleisher (piano), Lille Philharmonic/Jansug Kakhidze
Beethoven Egmont Overture Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 4 (for piano left-hand) Shostakovich Symphony No 5
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Drama Workshop 4.00 History 9-114.20 Scottish Resources 4.40
Talking Points
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Leon Fleisher

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