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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Bruckner String Quintet in F
6.45 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 1
7.05 Scheibe Sinfonia a 16 in D
7.36 Beethoven Quartet Collection:
Beethoven String Quartet in D, Op 18 No 3
8.05 Debussy Prélude A I'Apres-Midi d'une Faune
8.34 Roussel Symphony No 3 in G minor
Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Scheibe Sinfonia
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Nielsen Overture: Helios
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.10 Verdi Ballet: La Peregrina (Don Carlos )
Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Roberto Abbado
9.27 Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
Producer Tony Cheevers Discs


Unknown: Don Carlos
Conductor: Roberto Abbado
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Musical Encounters

With Piers Burton-Page .
Artist of the Week: Martyn Hill (tenor) Beethoven Des Kriegers Abschied Christopher Hogwood (fortepiano)
10.04 Locke Psyche (Act 1)
Soloists, New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
10.21 Schubert Auf den Tod einer
Nachtigall, D201
Martyn Hill (tenor),
Graham Johnson (piano)
10.25 Mozart Quintet in E flat for Piano and Wind, K452
Robert Levin (fortepiano), Members of the Academy of Ancient Music
10.51 Hahn Tyndaris Martyn Hill (tenor),
Graham Johnson (piano)
10.54 Debussy Trois Chansons de Charles d "Orleans
BBC Singers, conductor Guy Protheroe
11.01 Wagner Entry of the Gods into Valhalla (Das Rheingold)
Soloists, Berlin Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe
11.10 Adams The Chairman Dances
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Mogrelia
11.24 Carter Across the Yard
(In Sleep, in Thunder) Martyn Hill (tenor), London Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen
11.28 Ulbum Symphony No 1
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Hopkins Producer Piers Burton-Page


Artist: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Philip Pickett
Piano: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Robert Levin
Music: Hahn Tyndaris
Piano: Graham Johnson
Conductor: Guy Protheroe
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Conductor: Andrew Mogrelia
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: John Hopkins
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Composers of the Week: The Court of James VI

Late in 16th-century Scotland, James VI gathered a band of poet-musicians called the Castalian Band around him.
Over this week, soprano
Mhairi Lawson and lutenist Jacob Heringman perform their songs and Tom Fleming reads their verse, starting with one of the older poets at the time of James Vl's succession - Alexander Scot.
Producer Svend Brown
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm


Soprano: Mhairi Lawson
Unknown: Jacob Heringman
Unknown: Tom Fleming
Unknown: Alexander Scot.
Producer: Svend Brown

: Over the Borders

The first of five programmes accompanying Composers of the Week that feature music from across
Europe during the reign of James VI. 1: A Catholic in the Chapel Royal Byrd Ave Verum Corpus
Cambridge Singers, director John Rutter Byrd Christ Rising Again
Tessa Bonner (soprano), Red Byrd , Rose Consort of Viols


Unknown: James Vi.
Director: John Rutter
Director: Byrd Christ
Soprano: Tessa Bonner
Soprano: Red Byrd

: Beethoven's Archduke

The famous trio that Beethoven dedicated to his most loyal patron,
Archduke Rudolph of Austria, is preceded by a much smaller work written in its wake for the 10-year-old daughter of two of the composer's closest friends.
Allegretto in B flat, WoO 39; Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)
Kalichstein/Laredo/Robinson Trio Repeat


Unknown: Archduke Rudolph

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Introduced by Martyn Brabbins , in conversation with composers Robin Holloway and Mark-Anthony Turnage. Conductor Martyn Brabbins ,
Martin Robertson (saxophone) Holloway Wagner Nights Turnage Your Rockaby
Rachmaninov Symphony No 3 in A minor


Introduced By: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Robin Holloway
Conductor: Mark-Anthony Turnage.
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Martin Robertson
Unknown: Holloway Wagner

: Voices

lain Burnside takes to the road with some Wanderlust songs. Repeated from last Wednesday

: Class of 86: a British Jazz Decade

New Moves, New Grooves
When the buzz surrounding British jazz began to fade, musicians headed in new directions. In the third of four programmes, John Fordham charts their diverse paths. Saxophonist Andy Sheppard has written music for television, theatre and contemporary dance, and Django Bates and his band collaborated with a circus. While some players have experimented with the rhythms of rap, others have revisited their roots: saxophonist Tommy Smith has found inspiration in Scottish poetry; Christine Tobin investigated traditional melodies from her native
Ireland; and Gary Crosby formed Jazz Jamaica, a band mixing improvised solos with a strong ska beat.


Unknown: John Fordham
Unknown: Andy Sheppard
Unknown: Django Bates
Unknown: Tommy Smith
Unknown: Christine Tobin
Unknown: Gary Crosby

: Music Machine

Let's Make a Musical
Tommy Pearson visits a group of young people who are trying to create, rehearse and perform a musical show in the space of just one week, working with Nick Brace and his team from
Actiontrack performance company. The setting is Ashleworth Tithe Barn in Gloucestershire, owned by the National Trust. Today, Tommy Pearson gets an overview of the project and how the participants get started. Producer Christina Pritchard


Musical: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Nick Brace
Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

With Andrew Green.
Beethoven Variations on "La Stessa , la Stessissima" from Salieri's
"Falstaff", WoO 73
Ronald Brautigam (piano)
6.03 Haydn Nelson Mass (Gloria) English Concert Choir, English
Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
6.30 Respighi The Fountains of Rome Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Producer Patrick Lambert
E-MAIL: intune@bh.bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Andrew Green.
Unknown: La Stessa
Piano: Ronald Brautigam
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: La Duenna

Radio 3 begins a season celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Spanish composer Roberto Gerhard with his 20th-century contribution to the sparkling collection of operatic comedies set in Seville. The duenna herself in Gerhard's adaptation of Sheridan's play may be well past her prime, but in tidying up the tangled love lives of her young charges, she sees a chance to slip off the shelf.
Helena Kaut-Howson 's production for Opera North was recorded in June at the Grand Theatre, Leeds.
Opera North Chorus,
English Northern Philharmonia, conductor Antoni Ros Marba


Unknown: Roberto Gerhard
Unknown: Helena Kaut-Howson
Conductor: Antoni Ros Marba
The Duenna: Claire Powell(mezzo)
Donna Luisa: Susannah Glanville(sop)
Don Jerome: Richard van Allan(bass)
Don Antonio: Neill Archer(tenor
Don Isaac: Eric Roberts(baritone)
Don Ferdinand: Adrian Clarke(baritone)
Donna Clara: Ann Taylor(mezzo)
Father Paul: Paul Wade(tenor)
Servant: David Owen-Lewis(speaker)
Lopez: Jeremy Peaker(speaker)
Gypsy: Denise Mulholland(sop)
Brethren of the Deadly Sins: Stephen Briggs(tenor)
Brethren of the Deadly Sins: Bruce Budd(bass)

: Ensemble

Introduced by Penny Gore .
Robert Plane (clarinet), Philip Dukes (viola), Sophia Rahman (piano)
Bruch Eight Pieces, Op 83: Nos 6 and 7 Kurtag Hommage a R Sch ... Mozart Trio in E flat, K498
Producer Nigel Wilkinson.
Repeated tomorrow 2.30pm


Introduced By: Penny Gore
Clarinet: Philip Dukes
Viola: Sophia Rahman
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson.

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall meet
American ambient composer Harold Budd , who has collaborated with Brian Eno , the Cocteau Twins and Andy Partridge.
Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Harold Budd
Unknown: Brian Eno
Unknown: Andy Partridge.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Composer of the Week: Antonin Dvorak

Susan Sharpe continues her exploration of Dvorak's chamber music. Theme and Variations, Op 36; String Quartet in C, Op 61 Discs Repeated from last Monday


Unknown: Susan Sharpe

: Jazz Notes

With Dave Gelly. Alan Skidmore - a life-long champion of John Coltrane 's music - leads his quartet in a studio set of music the great saxophonist made famous.
Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Dave Gelly.
Unknown: Alan Skidmore
Unknown: John Coltrane
Producer: Terry Carter

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Alexander Korsantia (piano), Jerusalem SO/David Shallon Verdi
Overture: Nabucco Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor Brahms
Symphony No 1 in C minor
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to
Think About 3.30 The Song Tree 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 3.55 Together Stories 4.10 Singing Together 4.30
Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Alexander Korsantia
Unknown: Shallon Verdi

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