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: On Air

With Stephanie Hughes , including
Haydn Symphony No 6 in D (Le Matin) English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
6.47 Poulenc, orch Lennox Berkeley Flute Sonata Jennifer Stinton , Scottish
CO, conductor Steuart Bedford
7.03 Rachmaninov Scherzo in D minor St Petersburg Philharmonic, conductor Mariss Jansons
7.54 William Harris Faire Is the Heaven
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conductor Stephen Cleobury
8.05 Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
8.47 Adams The Chairman Dances
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Edo de Waart


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Jennifer Stinton
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Conductor: William Harris Faire
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Masterworks

With Penny Gore.
Mozart Symphony No 13 in F, K112 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
9.14 Beethoven Variations on Three
Irish Airs Olli Mustonen (piano)
9.22 Rimsky-Korsakov Sinfonietta on Russian Themes
USSR Academic Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
9.47 Handel Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 6 Decca String Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.04 Beethoven Rondo in C, Op 51 No 1 Olli Mustonen (piano)
10.09 Mozart Symphony No 14 in A, K114 Academy of St Martin in the Reids, conductor Neville Marriner


Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Piano: Olli Mustonen
Piano: Rimsky-Korsakov Sinfonietta
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: Beethoven Rondo
Piano: Olli Mustonen
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Artist of the Week

lleana Cotrubas
Soprano Ileana Cotrubas talks to Joan Bakewell about acting in opera and her most famous interpretations, including an appearance as Violetta in La Traviata. She explains which of her roles represents her ideal woman.


Soprano: Ileana Cotrubas
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Great Victorians
Prince Albert was an esteemed patron of the arts and sciences, but also a composer and friend to many musicians, including Mendelssohn. His crowning achievement was the Great Exhibition of 1851, the scene of many magnificent concerts, but his greatest memorial is the hall that bears his name.

: Composers of the Week: MacDowell and Hanson

Bill Lloyd explores the lives and works of two important American romantics. 2: Nobody Becomes an American
Composer by Thinking about America While Composing (Virgil Thomson ) Music with the first traces of an American accent.
Peter Dickinson Wild Rose Rag The Composer (piano)
MacDowell From an Indian Lodge; A Deserted Farm; From Uncle Remus
(Woodland Sketches, Op 51) James Barbagallo (piano)
Hanson Suite: Merry Mount
Seattle SO. conductor Gerard Schwarz MacDowell Suite No 2 in E minor
(Indian) Westphalian SO, conductor Siegfried Landau Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Bill Lloyd
Unknown: Virgil Thomson
Unknown: Peter Dickinson
Piano: James Barbagallo
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Conductor: Siegfried Landau

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

BBC Proms Chamber Music 97
Another chance to hear eight lunchtime chamber music concerts given at the Victoria and Albert Museum during last summer's BBC Proms. In the fifth, the Orlando
Consort and Fretwork combine in a pageant of music spanning the centuries. Introduced by Susan Sharpe. Anon ludicabunt Sancti Nationes
Fox Alleluia
Anon Apparuerunt Apostolis
Ockeghem Ut Heremita Solus Josquin Nymphes des
Bois Christopher Tye In Nomine a 5 (Trust) Ivan Moody In Nomine Gibbons In Nomine a 5 Fox A Glimpse of Sion's Glory Repeat


Unknown: Albert Museum
Introduced By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Bois Christopher Tye

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductors Charles Mackerras and Vassily Sinaisky , Ora Shiran (violin), Barry Douglas (piano)
Beethoven Overture: Zur Namensfeier;
Romance in F; Leonora Overture No
3; Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat
(Emperor); Symphony No 5 in C minor


Conductors: Charles MacKerras
Conductors: Vassily Sinaisky
Violin: Ora Shiran
Piano: Barry Douglas

: Voices

Repeated from yesterday 10pm

: Music Machine

Culture on a Budget
Kent Music School is preparing to celebrate its 50th year, but as budgets continue to shrink, how optimistic are its staff about the future? Tommy Pearson meets the director, Michael Wearne.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Director: Michael Wearne.

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter.
Overshadowed by their famous husbands and neglected by their times, Fanny Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann were both talented composers in their own right.
Kathryn Stott performs their music for keyboard and reveals the hidden secrets of these two remarkable women. Music includes Malcolm
Arnold's Scottish Dances and an unfinished violin concerto by Beethoven, completed by Fischer and performed by Gidon Kremer.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: Fanny Mendelssohn
Unknown: Clara Schumann
Unknown: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Gidon Kremer.

: Masterprize Finalists

James Naughtie introduces the third of the six finalists in Masterprize, the international composers' competition. Daniele Gasparini Through the Looking Glass
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Harding
Next programme Thursday 7.15pm VOTE on the Web at http://www.bbcworldwide.com/musicmagazine or post your vote on the form in this month's BBC Music Magazine


Introduces: James Naughtie
Unknown: Daniele Gasparini
Conductor: Daniel Harding

: Performance on 3

From the Adrian Boult Hall ,
Birmingham Conservatoire, introduced by Chris de Souza. Britten Sinfonia, conductor Nicholas Cleobury
Tippett Little Music
David Matthews Burnham Wick (first performance)
8.15 Book of the Month
In mid-life, Matthew Arnold abandoned poetry to concentrate on education and social reform. In his new biography, Ian Hamilton explores the personal conflict behind this decision. In his review,
Valentine Cunningham considers the conflict of public and private in Victorian poetry. See also tomorrow at 10.45pm
8.35 Ives The Unanswered Question Tippett Concerto for Double String Orchestra
ADMISSION: free, no ticket required Doors open 7pm


Unknown: Adrian Boult Hall
Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Unknown: Matthew Arnold
Unknown: Ian Hamilton
Unknown: Valentine Cunningham

: Postscript

Shared Visions
Brian Morton looks at five complex artistic partnerships in which the work is more than usually dependent on collaboration. TS Eliot dedicated
The Waste Land to il miglior fabbro, acknowledging that Ezra Pound , who edited the manuscript, was "the better craftsman". In this second programme, Brian Morton talks to Pound's biographer
Humphrey Carpenter and poet Charles Tomlinson.


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Ezra Pound
Talks: Brian Morton
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Charles Tomlinson.

: Coull Quartet

With Martyn Hill (tenor)
Schubert String Quartet in A minor, D804
David Matthews Skies Now Are Skies


Tenor: Martyn Hill
Unknown: David Matthews

: Night Waves

Richard Coles puts Gustav Jung in the dock. Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist, Freud's rebellious heir apparent and founder of his own school of analytic psychology, has never been free from controversy. But recent critics have revived charges that he was a would-be prophet around whom followers gathered in cultic devotion. The case for the prosecution depends on a previously unknown text claimed to be Jung's inaugural address at the founding of his "cult". In Jung's defence, psychology historian Sonu Shamdasani challenges the evidence.
And Bill Buford delivers his weekly comment on American cultural life.
Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Gustav Jung
Unknown: Sonu Shamdasani
Unknown: Bill Buford
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Composer of the Week: Tippett

With William Mival.
Fantasia on a Theme of Handel;
Piano Sonata No 1; Fantasia
Concertante on a Theme of Corelli
Repeated from last Tuesday


Unknown: William Mival.

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather and Dave Gelly present news and reviews, plus a look at Roy Carr 's A Century of Jazz.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather
Unknown: Dave Gelly
Unknown: Roy Carr

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 The Bach Family Chamber music and cantatas by JC, GC, JM and CPE Bach, plus JS Bach's
Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor,
BWV1067, played by La Petite Bande
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: Topical Roundup 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.45 Anns a' Bhad
5.00 Mozart Overture: Don Giovanni
Edmonton PO/Mario Bernardi
5.05 Bach, arr Schegget/Meniker
Recorder Sonata in F, BWV529 Heiko ter Schegget, Zvi Meniker (harpsichord)
5.25 Widor Piano Concerto No 1
Ronald Brautigam, Utrecht Symphony Orchestra, conductor Hubert Soudant


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Don Giovanni

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