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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor , including Mozart Overture: Idomeneo
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
6.30 Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467 Howard Shelley , BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
7.03 Biber Serenada in C (The Nightwatchman)
Peter Harvey (bass),
Purcell Quartet and friends
7.32 Grainger A Lincolnshire Posy Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, - conductor Timothy Reynish
8.05 Gershwin Cuban Overture Peter
Donohoe and Martin Roscoe (pianos)
8.43 Schubert, compl Newbould
Symphony in D, D708a Scottish CO, conductor Charles Mackerras
Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Unknown: Howard Shelley
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Biber Serenada
Bass: Peter Harvey
Conductor: Timothy Reynish
Conductor: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Morning Collection

Peter Hobday continues his season of Handel's Concerti Grossi.
Handel Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 6 No 10
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
9.15 Johann Strauss (son), transcr Schoenberg Roses from the South
Berlin Soloists, Philip Moll (harmonium), Elisabeth Leonskaya (piano)
9.25 Saint-Saens Concert Fantasy: Africa Laura Mikkola (piano), Tapiola Sinfonietta, conductor Jean-Jacques Kantorow
9.36 Haydn Symphony No 95 in C minor Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Producer Tony Cheevers Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Concerti Grossi.
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Soloists: Philip Moll
Piano: Elisabeth Leonskaya
Piano: Laura Mikkola
Conductor: Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Musical Encounters

Stephanie Hughes takes a literal approach this week and explores five routes by which Haydn might have met Britten. Today's programme also includes music by Fux, Zelenka, Stanford and Arthur Benjamin. attrib Haydn Sonata in B flat, H XVI 2 (Partita)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
10.38 JC Bach Symphony in B flat, Op 6 No 4 Hanover Band, conductor Anthony Halstead
10.45 Artists of the Week:
Chilingirian Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in C, K465 (Dissonance)
11.18 Beethoven Overture: Fidelio
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
11.26 Moscheles Concertante in F
Aurele Nicolet (flute), Heinz Holliger (oboe), Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eliahu Inbal
11.52 Britten Canticle /: My Beloved Is Mine Peter Pears (tenor), the Composer (piano) Producer Bill Lloyd


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Arthur Benjamin.
Unknown: Haydn Sonata
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Anthony Halstead
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Flute: Heinz Holliger
Conductor: Eliahu Inbal
Producer: Bill Lloyd

: Composer of the Week: Jan Ladislav Dussek

Dussek was one of the first of a new breed of composer - the romantic piano virtuoso. Geoffrey Baskerville follows him on his travels through Europe, where he left a trail of musical acclaim, bankruptcy, scandal and broken strings.
Variations on "God Save the King" Jean-Patrice Brosse (harpsichord) Grand Duo in E flat, Op 38
Jaroslav and Tomas Secky (horns), Jana Bouskova (harp), Josef Hala (piano)
Concerto in G minor, Op 49 Concerto Koln, director Andreas Staier (fortepiano) Producer David McGuinness
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm


Unknown: Geoffrey Baskerville
Harpsichord: Jean-Patrice Brosse
Horns: Tomas Secky
Harp: Jana Bouskova
Piano: Josef Hala
Director: Andreas Staier
Producer: David McGuinness

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From St John's, Smith
Square, London. London Sinfonietta, conductor Elgar Howarth
Schreker Chamber Symphony
Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No 1, Op 9
Repeated Saturday lpm

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor David Atherton , Kathryn Stott (piano), Delia Jones (mezzo)
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C
Falla El Amor Brujo
Rachmaninov Symphony No 1 in D minor


Conductor: David Atherton
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Piano: Delia Jones

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 12.15pm

: Music Machine

Counting Aloud
1: Once I Caught a Fish Alive.
Verity Sharp searches for the maths behind the music - from three-chord tricks to 10,000 maniacs. Producer Antony Pitts
E-MAIL: music.machine@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Producer: Antony Pitts

: In Tune

To celebrate Britain's major dance festival Dance Umbrella, Humphrey Carpenter talks to a choreographer each day this week about their relationship with music. Today's guest, Mark Baldwin , has chosen to set Janacek's Intimate Letters and Ravel's Introduction and Allegro to launch his tour, with live performances by the Nash Ensemble and the Sorrel Quartet. Music includes Mozart's Sonata in D for
Two Pianos, K448, in a classic recording by Alfred Brendel and Walter Klein.
Producer Erika Wright


Talks: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Mark Baldwin
Unknown: Nash Ensemble
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Walter Klein.
Producer: Erika Wright

: Performance on 3

A concert of music by Vaughan Williams given last night at the Barbican Hall, London, as part of the Vision of Albion festival.
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
The Poisoned Kiss (excerpts)
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis ; Symphony No 5


Music By: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Dipsacus: Neal Davies (bass)
Persicaria: Felicity Palmer (mezzo)
Tormentilla: Janice Watson (soprano)
Amaryllus: Thomas Randle (tenor)
Angelica: Pamela Helen Stephen (soprano)
Gallanthus: Roderick Williams (baritone)

: Postscript

Radio Poems
Five specially commissioned poems blending words and sound.
1: Spirit Machines. By Robert Crawford. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Robert Crawford.
Producer: Tim Dee

: Anniversaries

A programme celebrating the birthdays of two innovative composers. Salvatore Accardo plays a selection of Paganini's famously difficult Caprices, Op 1. And the late Conlon Nancarrow 's complex Studies for Player Piano dazzle the ear.


Unknown: Salvatore Accardo
Unknown: Conlon Nancarrow

: Voices

lain Burnside introduces a recital given in July by soprano Emma Kirkby and lutenist Anthony Rooley at the Pittville Pump Room as part of the Cheltenham Festival.
Dowland Sweet Stay a While; Shall I Strive with Words to Move?:
Farewell, Unkind, Farewell; Fine Knacks for Ladies
Purcell Crown the Altar, Deck the Shrine, Z321 No 7; Urge Me No
More, Z426; Ye Gentle Spirits (Fairy Queen); When First Amintas Sued for a Kiss, Z430 d'lndia Da I'Onde del Mio Pianto; Amico, Hai Vinto; Toma il Sereno Zefiro
Producer Jeremy Hayes Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Unknown: Anthony Rooley
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences, including an interview with Butch Morris about his conduction technique (composing using hand signals), which he has used with groups in Tokyo, Istanbul, Berlin and New York and is now bringing to the UK. Producer Philip Tagney
MUSIC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 652


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Butch Morris
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Composer of the Week: William Walton

Behind the Façade With Sandy Burnett.
Polka (Facade); Litany; Crown Imperial; Facade
Repeated from last Monday


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.

: Jazz Notes

Campbell Burnap begins his week of jazz guitar with a two-part concert by Jim Mullen 's Quartet at Glasgow's 1997 International Jazz Festival.
Jim Mullen (guitar), Gareth Williams (piano), Mick Hutton (double bass), Gary Husband (drums) Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Jim Mullen
Guitar: Jim Mullen
Guitar: Gareth Williams
Piano: Mick Hutton
Producer: Terry Carter

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Celebrity Recital
Heinrich Schiff (cello), Alexei Lubimov (piano) Beethoven Cello Sonata in F, Op 5 No 1 Schumann Five Pieces in Folk
Style, Op 102 Lutoslawski Grave-Metamorphoses Brahms Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 99
2.15 Beethoven Piano Concerto No
5 in E flat (Emperor) Radu Lupu ,
Lausanne CO/Jesus Lopez-Cobos
2.55 Beethoven Serenade in D, Op 25 Judith Pearce (flute),
Marcia Crayford (violin), Roger Chase (viola) 3.20 Concert from Schloss Ambras
Kerll Battalia in D Biber Battalia Telemann Six Marches (Musique
Heroique) Handel Ombra Mai Fu (Xerxes); Vivi Tiranno (Rodelinda); Cerco in Vano (Tamerlano); Dall'
Ondoso Periglio; Aure, Deh, per Pieta (Giulio Cesare)
4.35 Haydn Trio No 1 in C, H IV 1 Members of the Vienna Quintet
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Cello: Heinrich Schiff
Cello: Alexei Lubimov
Unknown: Radu Lupu
Flute: Judith Pearce
Flute: Marcia Crayford
Violin: Roger Chase

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