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: On Air

Andrew McGregor with news, weather, travel and music, including
Cavalll Messa Concertata (Gloria) Seicento, Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman
6.18 Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor, Op 82
Midori, Robert McDonald (piano)
7.03 Lehar Waltz: Gold and Silver
Halle Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
7.32 Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
8.05 Trad, arr Whittaker Blow the Wind Southerly
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
8.39 Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kije London Philharmonic, conductor Klaus Tennstedt
Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Director: Peter Holman
Piano: Robert McDonald
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday , featuring orchestral music by Falla.
Rossini Overture: The Barber of Seville
La Scala Philharmonic, conductor Riccardo Chailly
9.09 Falla El Amor Brujo
Huguette Tourangeau (mezzo), Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
9.36 Tippett Concerto for Double String Orchestra
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rudolf Barshai
Producer Arthur Johnson Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: Huguette Tourangeau
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Rudolf Barshai
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: Musical Encounters

With John Toal.
Wolf-Ferrari Overture: Susanna's
Academy of St Martin in the Reids, conductor Neville Marriner
10.03 Bizet, arr Shchedrin Suite: Carmen Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
10.20 Turlna La Oracion del Torero
Britten Quartet
10.30 Artist of the Week:
Conductor Neeme Jarvi
Milhaud Suite Provençale
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
10.45 Haydn Piano Trio in CHXV27 Andras Schiff (piano),
Yuuko Shiokawa (violin),
Boris Pergamenschikow (cello)
11.03 Poulenc, after Gervaise Suite Française
London Wind Orchestra, conductor Dennis Wick
11.14 Masterprize:
J Mark Stambaugh // Campanile BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
11.29 Sibelius Symphony No 3
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Producer Terry Black


Unknown: John Toal.
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Piano: Andras Schiff
Violin: Yuuko Shiokawa
Cello: Boris Pergamenschikow
Conductor: Dennis Wick
Unknown: Mark Stambaugh
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Producer: Terry Black

: Composer of the Week: Richard Strauss

1: Beginnings. John Deathridge begins his exploration of Strauss's music with some of his earliest works and traces the composer's meteoric rise to fame.
Serenade in G (excerpt) Wilde Gung 'l Orchestra, conductor Jaroslav Opela
Piano Sonata in B minor, Op 5 Glenn Gould
Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 13 (excerpt)
Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet Don Juan
Chicago SO, conductor Georg Solti Producer Lyndon Jones
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm


Unknown: John Deathridge
Unknown: Wilde Gung
Conductor: Jaroslav Opela
Piano: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Georg Solti
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From St John's, Smith
Square, London.
Raphael Ensemble
Schulhoff String Sextet
Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht Repeated Saturday lpm

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Mariss Jansons , Sarah Chang (violin)
Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole
Bartok Suite: The Miraculous Mandarin
Sibelius Violin Concerto


Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Violin: Sarah Chang

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett with the latest news and views from the musical world. This week, James Bernard , Hammer's king of horror composers, on his new score for the 1922 classic Nosferatu.
Repeated from yesterday 12.15pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: James Bernard

: Music Machine

Verity Sharp begins her journey through the music of Finland with a look at the Kalavela and the myths of the country, and discovers the effect these stories have had on composers such as Sibelius. Producer Chris Wines
E-MAIL: music.machine@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.
Elijah Moshinsky talks about his fascination for Verdi's Otello and why his production is staged at the Royal Albert Hall. And what is the relationship between buildings and music? To celebrate Architecture
Week, every day an architect will reveal the piece that has most influenced their work. Music this evening includes Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No 2 with Leonard
Bernstein as soloist, and music from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess as the first professional production in Belfast opens at the Grand Opera House. Producer Erika Wright


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Talks: Elijah Moshinsky
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Producer: Erika Wright

: Performance on 3

Clocks and Clouds
Continuing the Philharmonia's long-term series devoted to the music of Gyorgy Ligeti , performed in combination with some of the seminal masterpieces of this century. Katarina Dalayman (soprano), Alice Coote (mezzo), London
Sinfonietta Voices, Philharmonia, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Debussy Nocturnes
Ligeti Clocks and Clouds
Debussy La Damoiselle Elue Ligeti Atmosphères
Ravel Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2


Unknown: Gyorgy Ligeti
Soprano: Katarina Dalayman
Soprano: Alice Coote
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Postscript

Tales from the Stacks
Libraries are a source and symbol of human knowledge and aspiration. They have also been the sight of forgery, theft and courtship. In the first of five reflections on libraries, the South African novelist,
Christopher Hope recalls student days in the university libraries of Witwatersrand and Natal.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Christopher Hope
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: A Breton Organ

The second of two programmes in which Timothy Roberts plays the organ at Ploujean, France, built by the Englishman Thomas Dallam , whose family went into exile in Brittany. His recital this week has a cosmopolitan flavour: alongside
Blow, there are pieces by Froberger and Rossi, whose works were known back in England after the Restoration, indicating that musical life there was far from insular.


Unknown: Timothy Roberts
Unknown: Thomas Dallam

: Voices

Introducing Marco Lazzara
The young Italian countertenor makes his British and Radio 3 debut, with lain Burnside (piano). Meyerbeer Le Ricordanze
Rossini 0 Mia Madre (Giovanna d'Arco) Faure Après un Reve; En Sourdine Debussy Trois Mélodies de Verlaine Respighi 0 Falce di Luna; Nebbie; Soupir
Mascagni Serenata
Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Marco Lazzara

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Philip Tagney
MUSIC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 652


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

: Composer of the Week Gyorgy Ligeti

In conversation with the composer,
Stephen Plaistow celebrates modern music's master of wit and magic. 'What I compose is difficult to categorise: it is neither avant-garde nor traditional, neither tonal nor atonal. And in no way postmodern." Nonsense Madrigals The King's Singers
Etudes for Piano (Book 1) Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Lux Aeterna
London Sinfonietta Voices, conductor Terry Edwards Repeated from last Monday


Unknown: Stephen Plaistow
Conductor: Terry Edwards

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather presents a studio set from the 100 Club All-Stars.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Celebrity Recital Bo Skovhus (baritone), Helmut Deutsch (piano) Schubert Der Schiffer , D536; Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren; Augenlied; DerZurnenden Diana ;
Abschied; Einsamkeit; Der Taucher; Elysium
2.10 Conrado del Campo
String Quartet No 13 in A (Carlos III) Rabel Quartet
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to
Think About 3.30 The Song Tree 3.45 Radio Showcase 3.50 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Together Stories 4.15 Music for Dance 4.30 Hopscotch
4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: Bo Skovhus
Baritone: Helmut Deutsch
Piano: Schubert Der Schiffer
Unknown: Derzurnenden Diana
Unknown: Conrado Del Campo

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