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: On Air

Andrew McGregor with news, weather, travel and music including Cardoso Missa Regina Caeli The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
6.30 Strauss Le Bourgeois
Gentilhomme (Prelude to Act 2; Dinner)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
7.03 Debussy Marche Ecossaise
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
7.32 Alkan Le Festin d'Esope Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
8.05 Warlock Capriol Suite Nash Ensemble , conductor Martyn Brabbins
8.51 Mozart, compl Humphries Horn Concerto in D, K412
Anthony Halstead ,
Academy of Ancient Music. director Christopher Hogwood


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Director: Harry Christophers
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Piano: Warlock Capriol Suite
Conductor: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Anthony Halstead
Director: Christopher Hogwood

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Chopin Three Mazurkas, Op 56 Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
9.12 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 33 No 6
Quatuor Mosafques
9.31 Roussel Symphony No 3 New York Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Musical Encounters

With Chris Wines.
Artist of the Week:
Andrew Manze (director/violin)
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G, Op 4 No 3 La Stravaganza
10.10 Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60
Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
10.20 Szymanowski Stabat Mater
Elzbieta Szmytka (soprano), Florence Quivar (mezzo), John Connell (baritone), City of Birmingham
Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
10.45 Debussy Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute),
Pierre Pasquier (viola), Lily Laskine (harp)
11.04 Castello Sonata No 12
Andrew Manze (violin), Cambridge Musick
11.13 Masterprize:
Zhou Long Two Poems from T'ang Bingham Quartet. BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Richard Bernas
11.25 Dutllleux Piano Sonata
John Ogdon
11.52 Corbett Concerto al'lrelandese
Andrew Manze (violin),
European Community Youth Orchestra, conductor Roy Goodman


Unknown: Andrew Manze
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Piano: Szymanowski Stabat Mater
Soprano: Elzbieta Szmytka
Baritone: John Connell
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flute: Pierre Pasquier
Viola: Lily Laskine
Violin: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Zhou Long
Conductor: Richard Bernas
Unknown: John Ogdon
Violin: Andrew Manze
Conductor: Roy Goodman

: Composer of the Week: Ligeti

In conversation with the composer, Stephen Plaistow continues his exploration of Ligeti's uniquely persuasive angle on musical discourse. Aventures
Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano), Rose Taylor (contralto), Omar Ibrahim (baritone), members of the Philharmonia, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Mysteries of the Macabre
Sibylle Ehlert (coloratura soprano), members of the Philharmonia, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Organ Study No 1 (Harmonies) Zsygmond Szathmary Cello Concerto
Jean-Guihen Queyras,
Ensemble InterContemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez
Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Plaistow
Soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Contralto: Rose Taylor
Baritone: Omar Ibrahim
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stravinsky Plus
Another chance to hear the series of concerts given last year in St George's, Brandon Hill , Bristol, based around the chamber works of Stravinsky. Introduced by Chris de Souza.
David Campbell (clarinet), Madeleine Mitchell (violin), Andrew Ball (piano) Khachaturian Trio
Tchaikovsky Souvenir d'un Lieu Cher Stravinsky Suite: The Soldier's Tale Repeat


Unknown: Brandon Hill
Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Clarinet: David Campbell
Clarinet: Madeleine Mitchell
Violin: Andrew Ball

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductors Yoav Talmi and Osmo
Vanska, Robert Cohen (cello) Berlioz Overture: Rob Roy
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Bliss Cello Concerto
Brahms Symphony No 2 in D


Conductors: Yoav Talmi
Cello: Robert Cohen
Unknown: Rob Roy

: Voices

Spotlight on Barbara Bonney
The American soprano talks to lain Burnside about her career, picking some of her favourite recordings including Grieg's Peer Gynt, Bach's St Matthew Passion, and Bernstein's West Side Story. Repeated from yesterday 10pm


Unknown: Barbara Bonney

: Music Machine

Music and Trance
Psychedelia brought the intoxicating powers of music and drugs together in the sixties, but certainly not for the first time. Tommy Pearson finds the history of the partnership rooted in a wealth of ancient cultures.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.
Guest Simon Callow continues this week's examination of fairy music inspired by the works at the Royal
Academy's exhibition Victorian Fairy Painting with his impassioned monologue In Defence of Fairies. And tonight's music includes
Schubert, Albinoni's Oboe Concerto in D and, at 6.35, Martha Argerich 's bewitching performance of Schumann's Kinderszenen. See also 10.45pm


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Simon Callow
Unknown: Martha Argerich

: Performance on 3

From the Adrian Boult Hall in Birmingham, introduced by v/mio A/ines.
Vanbrugh Quartet
Schubert String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden)
8.10 Book of the Month
Monthly review programme examining one of the most interesting new publications.
November's choice is The Slave
Trade: the History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870 by Hugh Thomas. The Atlantic slave trade was one of the most elaborate and inhumane commercial ventures ever.
Between 1492 and 1870, around ten million black slaves were transported from Africa. In his wide-ranging survey, the acclaimed historian Hugh Thomas attempts a comprehensive account of the trade and its motivation.
8.30 Ian Wilson String Quartet No 3 (Beyond the Far Country)
Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (Rider)


Unknown: Adrian Boult Hall
Unknown: Hugh Thomas.
Unknown: Hugh Thomas
Unknown: Ian Wilson

: Postscript

Friends Who Disagree
Five religious dialogues between representatives of the great world faiths, with Keith Ward. Regius professor of divinity at Oxford, in the chair. 2: Has the Messiah Come?
With founding chief executive of the educational charity Jewish Continuity Dr Clive Lawton and director of the Institute for Contemporary
Christianity Dr Elaine Storkey.


Unknown: Keith Ward.
Unknown: Dr Clive Lawton

: Ulster Orchestra

Conductor Charles Hazlewood
Michael Alcorn Macha 's Curse
Tavener Towards the Son


Conductor: Charles Hazlewood
Conductor: Michael Alcorn MacHa

: Night Waves

From photographing fairies to hypnosis, the Victorians were fascinated with the supernatural and the mysterious as much as with the practical business of empire management and industry.
Richard Coles explores the darker side of the Victorian imagination with novelist
Peter Carey and discusses the Royal Academy's new exhibition, Victorian Fairy Painting, which examines the passion for fairies that gripped artists, writers and composers from the mid-19th century to the outbreak of the First World War. Producer Matthew Dodd


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Peter Carey
Producer: Matthew Dodd

: Composer of the Week: Vaughan Williams

With David Huckvale.
Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
LSO, conductor Adrian Boult
Phantasy Quintet
Music Group of London
Mass in G minor Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
Five Tudor Portraits Guildford Choral
Society, Philharmonia, conductor Hilary Davan Wetton Repeated from last Tuesday


Unknown: David Huckvale.
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather. Jazz aficionado Dave Gelly reviews a Louis Armstrong biography, An
Extravagant Life by Laurance Berglass.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Unknown: Dave Gelly
Unknown: Laurance Berglass.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Rotterdam Philharmonic/Valery Gergiev Wagner Prelude; Bacchanale (Tannhauser) Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor
2.25 Psalms for Organ Peter van
Dijk plays music by Sweellnck. van Noordt, Cabanilles, Purcell,
Scheidemann and Buxtehude
3.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News Special Edition 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.45 Eadar Eisdeachd
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Gergiev Wagner
Unknown: Eadar Eisdeachd

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