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: On Air

With Stephanie Hughes , including Beethoven Sextet in E flat, Op 71
Mozzafiato, director Charles Neidich
6.54 Dunstaple Missa Rex Seculorum (Gloria) Orlando Consort
7.03 Grainger Irish Tune from
County Derry BBC Philharmonic, conductor Richard Hickox
7.52 Grieg Two Melodies, Op 53 Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, director lona Brown
8.05 Handel Tune Your Harps to Cheerful Strains (Esther) Mark Padmore (tenor),
The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra, conductor Harry Christophers
8.47 Rossini Overture: Semiramide
London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Director: Charles Neidich
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Masterworks

Penny Gore features early Mozart symphonies and recordings by Ernest Ansermet.
Mozart Symphony No 11 in D, K84 Academy of Ancient Music, director Jaap Schroder
9.10 Schubert Rondo in A, 0951
Paul Badura-Skoda and Jorg Demus (piano duet)
9.22 Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No 1 in E minor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.50 Schubert Marche Militaire in D,
D733 No 1
Paul Badura-Skoda and Jorg Demus (piano duet)
9.56 Faure Suite: Masques et Bergamasques
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.10 Mozart Symphony No 12 in G, K110
Academy of Ancient Music. director Jaap Schroder Producer Tony Cheevers


Unknown: Ernest Ansermet.
Director: Jaap Schroder
Director: Schubert Rondo
Unknown: Paul Badura-Skoda
Piano: Jorg Demus
Unknown: Paul Badura-Skoda
Piano: Jorg Demus
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Director: Jaap Schroder
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Artist of the Week

lleana Cotrubas
Soprano lleana Cotrubas talks to
Joan Bakewell about her early years growing up in Romania and her love of all the arts - singing, dancing and, more surprisingly, Hollywood movies. Producer Johanna Smith


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Johanna Smith

: Sound Stories

Great Victorians
A dandy, a virtuoso of dance music and a flamboyant showman, Louis Jullien left Paris to escape a bankruptcy suit. Once in London, he promoted the first series of Promenade concerts - mixing popular showpieces with great classics - which he conducted with a jewelled baton held in white-gloved hands.
Berlioz described him as having "the incontestable character of a madman" - prophetic words, since Jullien ended his days in an asylum. Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Louis Jullien
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Composers of the Week: Edward MacDowell and Howard Hanson

One hundred years ago, American composers were still searching for a cultural identity of their own. This week, Bill Lloyd explores the lives and works of two important American romantics - Edward MacDowell
(1860-1908) and Howard Hanson (1896-1981).
1: A Vase of Fair Outline but Empty (Emerson)
MacDowell To a Wild Rose
(Woodland Sketches, Op 51) Moura Lympany (piano)
Hanson Impromptu in E minor Brian Preston (piano)
MacDowell In a Haunted Forest
(Suite No 1)
Eastman-Rochester Orchestra, conductor Howard Hanson
Hanson Lux Aeterna
Susan Gulkis (viola),
Seattle Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gerard Schwarz
MacDowell Piano Concerto No 1 in A minor
Donna Amato , London Philharmonic, conductor Paul Freeman
Producer Bill Lloyd
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm


Unknown: Bill Lloyd
Unknown: Edward MacDowell
Unknown: Howard Hanson
Piano: Moura Lympany
Piano: Hanson Impromptu
Piano: Brian Preston
Conductor: Howard Hanson
Conductor: Hanson Lux Aeterna
Viola: Susan Gulkis
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Unknown: Donna Amato
Conductor: Paul Freeman
Producer: Bill Lloyd

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From St John's, Smith
Square, London. Nelson Goerner (piano)
Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K576
Chopin Three Mazurkas, Op 59; Twelve Etudes, Op 10 Repeated Saturday lpm

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductors Ingo Metzmacher and Tadaaki Otaka ,
Peter Donohoe (piano)
Debussy Prélude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Messiaen Oiseaux Exotiques Miaskovsky Symphony No 13
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1945)


Unknown: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: Peter Donohoe

: Music Matters

Another chance to hear the weekly music magazine. Ivan Hewett talks to Heinrich Schiff about his interpretation of the Beethoven cello sonatas and reviews Howard Goodall 's Choir
Works, the new Channel 4 series which circles the globe seeking out the world's greatest choirs.
Repeated from yesterday 12.15pm


Talks: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Heinrich Schiff
Unknown: Howard Goodall

: Music Machine

Culture on a Budget
Establishing an opera company may sound expensive, but Travelling Opera is a successful small business. It is self-funding, accessible and affordable - and does not cost the government a penny. After ten years, its bank balance may not be huge, but its history and philosophy is rich.
Tommy Pearson meets the founding director, Peter Knapp. Producer Verity Sharp
WEB PAGE: www.bbc.co.uk/music_machine


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Director: Peter Knapp.
Producer: Verity Sharp

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty 's guests include poet Kevin Anderson , who introduces The Irish Songbook with live performances of poetry and music. There is also a look at National Orchestra Week, and music by Brahms, Berlioz and Bach - his
Harpsichord Concerto in D, BWV1054, is broadcast just before 7.00.
Producers Brian Jackson and Erika Wright


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Kevin Anderson
Producers: Brian Jackson
Producers: Erika Wright

: Performance on 3

Fiona Talkington introduces two key works from the 1970s.
London Sinfonietta Voices and Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Brian Femeyhough Transit
Steve Reich Music for 18 Musicians


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Brian Femeyhough Transit
Conductor: Steve Reich Music

: Postscript Shared Visions

All artists are collaborative to some extent. This week Brian Morton examines five complex artistic partnerships in which the work is more than usually dependent on collaboration. In the first programme, he profiles David Lean and Freddie Young , the duo responsible for the screen classics Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago and Ryan's Daughter. Producer Elizabeth Clark


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: David Lean
Unknown: Freddie Young
Producer: Elizabeth Clark

: Visions of Handel

Beethoven Variations on "See the Conqu'ring Hero Comes", WoO 45 Misha Maisky (cello),
Martha Argerich (piano)


Cello: Misha Maisky
Piano: Martha Argerich

: Voices Verdi Songs

With lain Burnside. Tenor Dennis
O'Neill sings the first of two selections of Verdi songs. Dennis O'Neill (tenor), Ingrid Surgenor (piano)
Ave Maria; In Solitaria Stanza;
Nell' Orror di Notte Oscura ; More, Elisa, to Stanco Poeta; Non
T'Accostare All'Urna; Stornello;
Tramonto; Ad una Stella; II Mistero; Lo Spazzacamino
Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Tenor: Dennis O'Neill
Piano: Ingrid Surgenor
Unknown: Notte Oscura

: Mixing It

With Mark Russell and Robert Sandall.
Producer Andrew Kurowski
MUSIC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 652


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall.
Producer: Andrew Kurowski

: Composer of the Week Michael Tippett

With William Mival.
Ritual Dances from "The Midsummer
Marriage"; The Heart's Assurance Repeated from last Monday


Unknown: William Mival.

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather presents a 90thbirthday salute to a great British trumpeter - Nat Gonella. Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Digby Fairweather
Producer: Terry Carter

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Songs by Schubert, Mahler, Lutoslawski and Karlowicz, performed by Jadwiga Rappe
(contralto) and Ewa Poblocka (piano)
2.30 Dvorak Serenade in D minor,
Op 44 Canadian Chamber Ensemble, conductor Raffi Armenian
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 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 Albeniz Cuba (Suite Espanola No 1, Op 47) Jomaz Rajteric (guitar)
5.05 Haydn Cello Concerto No 2 in D Carter Brey , Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, conductor Hans Graf
5.35 Schumann Kinderszenen
Katrine Gislinge (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Contralto: Jadwiga Rappe
Contralto: Ewa Poblocka
Piano: Dvorak Serenade
Guitar: Jomaz Rajteric
Unknown: Carter Brey
Conductor: Hans Graf
Conductor: Schumann Kinderszenen
Piano: Katrine Gislinge

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