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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor , including Haydn Symphony No 42 in D
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
6.44 Sibelius Night-Ride and Sunrise Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
7.03 Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire
BBC NOW, conductor David Atherton
7.32 Caldara Crucifixus Choir of St
John's College, Cambridge, Philomusica of London, director George Guest
8.05 Mozart, arr Triebensee Overture: Don Giovanni Netherlands Wind Ensemble
8.47 Debussy Printemps Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Director: Sibelius Night-Ride
Conductor: David Atherton
Director: George Guest
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Wagner Lohengrin (Prelude to Act 3) New York Philharmonic, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
9.04 Chopin, transcr Wild Piano
Concerto No 2 in F minor (2nd mvt) Earl Wild (piano)
9.14 Handel Concerto Grosso in A,
Op 6 No 11 Orpheus CO
9.31 Vivaldi Beatus Vir, RV597
Susan Gritton and Catrin Wyn-Davies (sopranos), Catherine Denley (alto), Charles Daniels (tenor), Neal Davies and Michael George (basses), King's Consort Choir, King's Consort, director Robert King Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Unknown: Susan Gritton
Sopranos: Catrin Wyn-Davies
Sopranos: Catherine Denley
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Tenor: Neal Davies
Tenor: Michael George

: Musical Encounters

Stephanie Hughes 's selection includes music by Gluck, and piano transcriptions of Handel and Bach by Grainger and Busoni. Artists of the Week:
Chilingirian Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 71 No
10.27 Handel Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 4 No 3
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, director Ton Koopman (organ)
10.58 Varese Density 21.5 Lawrence Beauregard (flute)
11.03 d'lndy Aurore (Jour d'Ete a la Montagne) Pays de Loire Philharmonic, conductor Pierre Dervaux
11.12 Ravel Valses Nobles et
Sentimentales Ulster Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
11.30 Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge (excerpts)
Adrian Thompson (tenor), lain
Burnside (piano), Delme Quartet
11.43 Britten Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac
Jean Rigby (soprano), Philip Langridge (tenor), Steuart Bedford (piano)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Director: Ton Koopman
Flute: Lawrence Beauregard
Conductor: Pierre Dervaux
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Tenor: Adrian Thompson
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Soprano: Philip Langridge

: Composer of the Week: Dussek

With Geoffrey Baskerville. Dussek's relationships with women were unhappy. The composer Krumpholtz drowned himself in the Seine after
Dussek ran off with his wife, and Dussek deserted his own family when he was bankrupted, leaving his father-in-law to be sent to prison.
Marie-Antoinette Jean-Michel Forest
(speaker), Andreas Staier (fortepiano) Duetto in F, Op 26 Jana Bouskova (harp), Josef Hala (piano)
Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 64 (Le Retour a Paris) Andreas Staier Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Geoffrey Baskerville.
Unknown: Andreas Staier
Harp: Jana Bouskova
Harp: Josef Hala
Unknown: Andreas Staier

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Haydn Plus
The seventh of eight concerts given last year in St George's, Brandon Hill , Bristol, based around the chamber works of Haydn.
Introduced by Chris de Souza. Timothy Roberts (fortepiano),
The Revolutionary Drawing Room Telemann Quartet in A (1752)
CPE Bach Quartet in A minor, Wq93 William Shield String Trio No 2 in F Haydn Trio in D, H XV 16 Repeat


Unknown: Brandon Hill
Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Introduced By: Timothy Roberts

: The BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Conductors Justin Brown and Grant Llewellyn
John O'Conor (piano)
Berwald Overture: The Queen of Golconda
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Berwald Festival of the Bayaderes Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird
Berwald Symphony No 4 in E flat


Conductors: Justin Brown
Conductors: Grant Llewellyn
Piano: John O'Conor
Unknown: Bayaderes Stravinsky

: Voices

Repeated from yesterday 10pm

: Music Machine

Counting Aloud
2: Clapping Clapping Music Music Verity Sharp deconstructs music by Steve Reich , Igor Stravinsky and Heaven 17 and watches a simple echo turn into a complex canon.


Music: Verity Sharp
Music By: Steve Reich
Music By: Igor Stravinsky

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter reports from the Gramophone Awards and is joined by American pianist Garrick Ohlsson , who is in Britain to perform Chopin's complete piano works at London's Wigmore Hall. Music this evening includes Bartok's flamboyant Dance Suite for Orchestra at 6.40. And the exploration of choreography and music continues.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Pianist: Garrick Ohlsson

: Performance on 3

From the Adrian Boult Hall in Birmingham, introduced by Chris Wines.
Valdine Anderson (soprano), Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, director Thomas Ades (piano) Stravinsky Septet
Kurtag Scenes from a Novel
Stravinsky Cat's Cradle Songs; The Owl and the Pussycat: Ragtime
8.20 Book of the Month
Monthly review programme examining one of the most interesting new publications. In a new biography, Andrew Motion reassesses the social and political context of Keats's work. Steve Connor reviews
Motion's Keats and discusses changing perceptions of the past.
Keats has become a byword for the poetic identity - talented, suffering, youthful but wise. From his troubled orphan childhood, through gruelling medical training, thwarted love and early death, his career has acquired a mythic quality. But how far has the fascination with this story concealed the details of his life?
8.40 Webem Three Songs, Op 18: Five Canons on Latin Texts, Op 16
Thomas Ades Concerto Conciso (first performance)
See also 10.45pm


Unknown: Adrian Boult Hall
Introduced By: Chris Wines.
Soprano: Valdine Anderson
Piano: Thomas Ades
Piano: Stravinsky Septet
Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Steve Connor
Unknown: Thomas Ades

: Postscript

Radio Poems
Five specially commissioned poems blending words and sound. 2: Wire through the Heart By Ken Smith.


Unknown: Ken Smith.

: BBC Philharmonic

Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier, BBC
Singers, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
Ravel Ballet: Daphnis and Chloe

: Night Waves

Paul Auster 's Hand to Mouth is a comic and confessional account of his early struggles as a writer. Richard Coles discusses the autobiography of one of America's finest writers and considers the literary tradition of writers who have made their own poverty and struggle the subject of their art. Plus a report from
Birmingham and the world premiere of a new work by Thomas Ades in which he appears as a soloist in partnership with Birmingham Jazz. Producer Fiona Bailey


Unknown: Paul Auster
Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Thomas Ades
Producer: Fiona Bailey

: Composer of the Week Walton

Behind the Facade With Sandy Burnett.
Facade Suite No 1: The Frst Shoot: Viola Concerto
Repeated from last Tuesday


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.

: Jazz Notes

Campbell Burnap continues his week of jazz guitar and the 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)


Unknown: Jim Mullen
Guitar: Jim Mullen
Guitar: Gareth Williams
Piano: Mick Hutton

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Montreal SO/Stanislaw
Skrowaczewski, Leif Ove Andsnes
(piano) Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E
2.40 Violin and Piano. Wieniawski
Obertass, Op 19 No 1 Kreisler
Liebesleid Ravel Pièce en Forme d'Habanera Debussy La Fille aux
Cheveux de Lin (Preludes) In-Kyung Schon (violin), Min-Jung Lee (piano) Sarasate Caprice Basque, Op 24
Paganini Introduction and Variations (Di Tanti Palpiti) Dvorak Humoresque in G flat, Op 101 No 7 Ko-Woon Yang (violin), In-Young Huh (piano)
Heinrich Ernst The Last Rose of Summer: Der Erlkonig Paganini Caprice in A minor, Op 1 No 24
Massenet Méditation (Thais)
Eun-Hwan Bai (violin), Yea-Ja Bal (piano)
3.45 Sacred and Secular Music
Lallouette 0 Mysterium Inefabile Guerrero Passacaglia and Three Dances Charpentier Tenebrae
Lesson No 1 Philidor Suite No 3 in D minor Bataille Qui Veut Chasser une Migraine Anon Ma Belle, Si Ton Ame Bataille Ma Bergere Mon Legere Couperin Concert No 6 in B flat (Les Gouts-Reunis) Stuck Mars Jaloux Kai Wessel (countertenor), Malgorzata Wojciechowska (flute),
Barbara Hoffmann (viola da gamba), William Carter (guitar/theorbo), Nicholas Parle (harpsichord)
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Leif Ove Andsnes
Violin: In-Kyung Schon
Violin: Min-Jung Lee
Unknown: Dvorak Humoresque
Violin: Ko-Woon Yang
Piano: Heinrich Ernst
Violin: Eun-Hwan Bai
Violin: Yea-Ja Bal
Unknown: Kai Wessel
Flute: Malgorzata Wojciechowska
Flute: Barbara Hoffmann
Guitar: William Carter
Harpsichord: Nicholas Parle

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