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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor , including Spohr Violin Concerto No 8 in A minor
Elizabeth Wallfisch , Brandenburg Orchestra, director Roy Goodman
6.22 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A,
Leopold Wlach , Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
7.05 Handel Harp Concerto in B flat, Op 4 No 6
Andrew Lawrence-King , Taverner Players, director Andrew Parrott
7.32 Copland El Salon Mexico New York Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein
8.05 Poulenc Capriccio (Le Bal Masquer Pascal Roge and Jean-Philippe Collard (pianos) 8.46 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
(original version)
The Composer (piano roll), Columbia Jazz Band, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Director: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Leopold Wlach
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Andrew Lawrence-King
Director: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Poulenc Capriccio
Pianos: Philippe Collard
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Monteverdi Laetatus Sum
Gabrieli Consort and Players, conductor Paul McCreesh
9.08 Handel Oboe Concerto No 3 in G minor
Heinz Holliger ,
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
9.20 Beethoven Grosse Fuge , Op 133 Talich Quartet 9.36 Janacek Sinfonietta City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Conductor: Paul McCreesh
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Conductor: Beethoven Grosse Fuge
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: Musical Encounters

With Stephanie Hughes.
Corelli Concerto Grosso in C, Op 6 No 10
Brandenburg Consort, conductor Roy Goodman
10.14 Artist of the Week:
Rivka Golani (viola)
Martinu Rhapsody-Concerto Bern Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peter Maag
10.37 Schiitz German Magnificat Heinrich Schutz Choir , conductor Roger Norrington
10.45 Britten Lachrymae Rivka Golani (viola),
Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
11.00 Brahms Piano Quartet No 2 in A, Op 26
Borodin Trio, Rivka Golani (viola)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Roy Goodman
Conductor: Peter Maag
Conductor: Heinrich Schutz Choir
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Britten Lachrymae
Viola: Rivka Golani
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Composers of the Week: Dufay, Binchois and Their Contemporaries

With Christopher Page.
3: The English Demeanour, In the 15th century, Martin le Franc admitted that Guillaume Dufay and Gilles Binchois had been influenced by the so-called English demeanour. Christopher Page explores this style through the music of John Dunstaple , Walter Frye and Robert Morton , and traces its effect on other composers. Performances are by the Orlando Consort, Gothic
Voices, Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor) and Christopher Wilson (lute). Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Martin Le Franc
Unknown: Guillaume Dufay
Unknown: Gilles Binchois
Unknown: Christopher Page
Unknown: John Dunstaple
Unknown: Walter Frye
Unknown: Robert Morton
Unknown: Christopher Wilson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Wigmore Hall, London. London Winds
Ligeti Six Bagatelles
Francaix Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon
Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op 43 TICKETS: phone (0171) [number removed]

: Midweek Choice: (0171) [number removed]

Anticipating tomorrow's National Poetry Day, Susan Sharpe invites requests for music inspired by verse. Producer Brian Jackson 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
Producer: Brian Jackson

: Choral Evensong

From Rochester Cathedral.
Introit: 0 Clap Your Hands
Together (Gibbons)
Responses (Leighton)
Psalms 41, 42 and 43 (Keeton, Armstrong)
First Lesson: Isaiah 41, wl-12
Office Hymn: Light of the Lonely Pilgrim's Heart (Rochester) Canticles: Murrill in E
Second Lesson: Luke 14, wl6-24 Anthem: And I Saw a New Heaven
Hymn: Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above (Palace Green) Organ Voluntary: Marcia from
Symphony No 3, Op 13 (Widor) Director of music Roger Sayer.
Assistant organist William Whitehead. Repeated tomorrow lam


Music: Roger Sayer.
Organist: William Whitehead.

: In Tune

Aaron Copland 's Fanfare for the Common Man begins Sean Rafferty 's music selection today, with Kiri Te Kanawa singing Depuis le Jour from Gustave Charpentier 's Louise just after 6.00. Dame Merle Park , principal of the Royal Ballet School, celebrates her birthday by weighing up the relative merits of the great ballet classics. Graham Johnson continues his pairings of songs by Schubert and the composers he influenced. Plus a selection of new releases at 7.00.


Unknown: Aaron Copland
Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Kiri Te Kanawa
Unknown: Gustave Charpentier
Unknown: Dame Merle Park
Unknown: Graham Johnson

: Performance on 3

Schumann Revealed
The first of three concerts exploring music by Schumann, introduced by Andrew Lyle.
Steven Isserlis (cello), Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Overture: Genoveva; Cello Concerto in A minor; Symphony No 2 in C Next programme tomorrow 7.30pm
+ Brian Kay 's Concert of the Week: page 42


Introduced By: Andrew Lyle.
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Postscript

The third of five programmes in which Ian Christie talks to leading figures in contemporary film-making about influences on their careers, how they work and the state of cinema.


Talks: Ian Christie

: Forqueray and Son

Harpsichordist John Henry plays character pieces by Antoine Forqueray originally written for viola da gamba but later transcribed for keyboard by the composer's son, Jean-Baptiste.
La Couperin; La Bouron; La
Mandoline; La Rameau; La Cottin; La
Portugaise; La Leclair


Harpsichordist: John Henry
Unknown: Antoine Forqueray

: Ensemble

Penny Gore introduces a recital by Katherine Gowers (violin) and Charles Owen (piano), this year's winners of the Parkhouse Award.
Beethoven Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No 3
Schumann Violin Sonata No 1 in A minor, Op 105
Producer Nigel Wilkinson. Rptd tomorrow 4pm


Introduces: Penny Gore
Violin: Katherine Gowers
Piano: Charles Owen
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson.

: Night Waves

Poet and biographer Andrew Motion talks to Richard Coles about his new study of Keats. Though the outline of Keats's life may be well known, Andrew Motion argues that his intense engagement with the politics and social issues of the day has been underestimated. And Mexico's leading novelist and cultural critic, Carlos Fuentes , discusses his view of the country's struggle to meet the demands of history and the future. Producer Abigail Appleton


Talks: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Carlos Fuentes
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Composers of the Week: Schoenberg, Berg and Webern

With Christopher Cook. The dissolution of old orders during the first ten years of the 20th century produced highly personal solutions to musical idiom and style. Anthony Payne and Alexander Goehr talk about the new methods of composition formulated by Schoenberg and his pupils.
Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire (excerpts) Jane Manning (soprano),
Nash Ensemble , conductor Simon Rattle Webem Im Sommerwind
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Webern Six Bagatelles, Op 9 Kronos Quartet
Webem Five Sacred Songs, Op 15 Dorothy Dorow (soprano), Schoenberg Ensemble , conductor Reinbert de Leeuw
Webem Symphony, Op 21 Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Pierre Boulez
Berg Wozzeck (Act 2, scene 4)
Berlin Staatskapelle, conductor Daniel Barenboim Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Anthony Payne
Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Soprano: Jane Manning
Soprano: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Soprano: Dorothy Dorow
Conductor: Schoenberg Ensemble
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Berg Wozzeck
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Wozzeck: Franz Grundheber(baritone)
Marie: Waltraud Meier(mezzo)

: Jazz Notes

Celebrating ten years of joint music-making, Steve and Julian Arguelles lead their quintet in a concert at this year's Kingston-upon-Hull Jazz Festival. Part 2 tomorrow


Unknown: Julian Arguelles

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Smetana Ma Vlast Prague SO/ Gaetano Delogu
2.15 Janacek On an Overgrown Path (Book 1) Shelagh Sutherland (piano)
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 Radio Showcase 4.05 Primary Geography
4.20 Scottish Resources 10-12
4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Gaetano Delogu
Piano: Shelagh Sutherland

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