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: On Air

With Stephanie Hughes , including
Bach Organ Concerto No 1 in D minor Peter Hurford (organ), Northern
Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
6.51 Purcell Awake, Awake, Put on Thy Strength Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels (tenors),
Michael George (bass), the King's Consort Choir and Orchestra, director Robert King
7.03 Weber Overture: Der Freischutz
Dresden State Orchestra/Kleiber
7.51 Mendelssohn Concert Piece in F minor, Op 113 Thea King (clarinet), Georgina Dobree (bassett horn), LSO, conductor Alun Francis
8.05 Chopin Grand Valse Brillante in E flat, Op 18 Murray Perahia (piano)
8.43 Copland Clarinet Concerto Benny Goodman , Columbia Symphony
Strings, conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Peter Hurford
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Tenors: Charles Daniels
Tenors: Michael George
Director: Robert King
Bassett: Georgina Dobree
Conductor: Alun Francis
Unknown: Valse Brillante
Unknown: Benny Goodman

: Masterworks

With Penny Gore.
Mozart Symphony No 15 in G, K124 Vienna PO, conductor James Levine
9.17 Dvorak Romantic Pieces Gil
Shaham (violin), Orli Shaham (piano)
9.32 Ravel Two Hebrew Melodies
Suzanne Danco (soprano),
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
9.39 Rlmsky-Korsakov Symphony No 2 (Antar) Philharmonia, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
10.13 Mozart Symphony No 16 in C, K128 Vienna Philharmonic, conductor James Levine


Conductor: James Levine
Violin: Orli Shaham
Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: James Levine

: Artist of the Week

lleana Cotrubas
With Joan Bakewell. Soprano Ileana Cotrubas describes the story behind her debut at La Scala, Milan, where she was an overnight success as Mimi in La Bohème, and explains why the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, was her favourite place to perform.


Soprano: Joan Bakewell.
Soprano: Ileana Cotrubas

: Sound Stories

Great Victorians
After the revolutions of 1848, Charles Halle abandoned his career in Paris and moved to London. He found the capital full of emigre musicians, and moved north to
Manchester where he founded the Halle Orchestra. Halle was a marvellous pianist as well as conductor, and was friend to most of the great composers of his day, including Chopin, Liszt and Wagner.


Unknown: Charles Halle

: Composers of the Week: MacDowell and Hanson

With Bill Lloyd.
3: Music Curiously Free from the Fevers of Sex
MacDowell To a Wild Rose
(Woodland Sketches, Op 51) Julie Andrews (soprano)
MacDowell Piano Sonata No 4
(Keltic) James Barbagallo (piano)
Hanson Scherzo (Nymphs and Satyr) Rochester Chamber Orchestra, conductor David Tettler
MacDowell The Sea Nancy Tatum
(soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Hanson Symphony No 2 (Romantic) Jena Philharmonic, conductor David Montgomery Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Bill Lloyd.
Soprano: Julie Andrews
Piano: James Barbagallo
Conductor: David Tettler
Soprano: Nancy Tatum
Soprano: Geoffrey Parsons
Conductor: David Montgomery

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Wigmore Hall, London.
If Music Be the Food of Love
Catherine Bott (soprano), Mark Levy (bass viol) and Paul Nicholson
(harpsichord and organ) perform songs and solos from the theatres, courts and chapels of the English Restoration, including music by Henry Purcell , John Eccles ,
John Blow , Tobias Hume , Matthew Locke and Pelham Humfrey.
TICKETS: BBC Radio Ticket Unit,
Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Mark Levy
Soprano: Paul Nicholson
Music By: Henry Purcell
Music By: John Eccles
Music By: John Blow
Music By: Tobias Hume
Music By: Matthew Locke
Music By: Pelham Humfrey.

: Midweek Choice: (0171) [number removed]

Susan Sharpe presents listeners' requests.
Producer Ray Abbott Discs
ADDRESS: Midweek Choice, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: midweek.choice@. bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Choral Evensong

From Birmingham Cathedral. Introit: Hide Not Thou Thy
Face (Farrant)
Responses (Sanders)
Psalm 59, 60, 61 (Barnby,
Carpenter, Howells, Tomkins)
First Lesson: Genesis 32, w3-30
Office Hymn: 0 Christ Who Art the Light and Day (Christe, Qui Lux) Canticles: Walmisley in D minor Second Lesson: Galatians 6
Anthem: De Profundis (Lassus)
Hymn: Thy Kingdom Come, 0 God (Kingsland)
Organ Voluntary: Symphony No 6 (1st mvt) (Widor)
Organist and master of the choristers Marcus Huxley.
Assistant organist Christopher Allsop.


Unknown: Marcus Huxley.
Organist: Christopher Allsop.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter talks to Lady Walton about the annual festival in her husband's home town of Oldham, and Stephen Johnson discusses his new biography of Bruckner. Music includes works by Dvorak and Mendelssohn, plus
Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks just before 7pm.


Talks: Humphrey Carpenter
Talks: Stephen Johnson

: Performance on 3

The Love for Three Oranges
A performance of Prokofiev's opera produced by Peter Ustinov and given last year at the Bolshoi Theatre,
Moscow. Based on a tale by Carlo Gozzi , the plot concerns a prince who is dying of melancholy until he is cured after laughing at the witch Fata Morgana. She curses him to fall in love with three oranges. Sung in Russian.
Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Peter Feranets


Produced By: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Carlo Gozzi
Conductor: Peter Feranets
King of Clubs: Vladimir Matorin (bass)
Prince: Sergei Gaydei (tenor)
Princess Clarice: Marina Shutova (mezzo)
Leander: Yuri Vedeneyev (baritone)
Truffaidino: Vyacheslav Voynorovsky (tenor)
Pantalone: Andrei Spekhov (baritone)
Celio: Alexander Naumenko (baritone)
Fata Morgana: Olga Kurzhumova (soprano)
Linerta: Evgenia Gusseva (mezzo)
Nicoletta: Ekaterina Golovyova (mezzo)
Ninetta: Svetlana Trifonova (soprano)
Cook: Vassily Kirnos (bass)
Farfarello: Vladimir Krasov (bass)
Smeraldina: Margarita Maruna (mezzo)
Master of ceremonies: Oleg Bikhtimirov (tenor)
Herald: Guram Kvitsinia (bass)

: Postscript

Shared Visions
Brian Morton looks at five complex artistic partnerships in which the work is more than usually dependent on collaboration. The shared credit
"Ellington/Strayhorn" appears on some of the greatest jazz standards of the century. In this third programme, Strayhorn biographer David Hajdu and saxophonist Tommy Smith discuss their unique partnership.


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: David Hajdu
Unknown: Tommy Smith

: Ensemble

Penny Gore presents the second of two programmes including some of the larger chamber works by Erich Korngold. The Schubert Ensemble of London perform Komgold's Piano Quintet, Op 15.
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Erich Korngold.

: Night Waves

Matthew Arnold , one of the 19th century's great lyric poets, felt himself deeply at odds with his "damned times". At 40, he effectively gave up poetry to pursue social educational reform and "purposeful prose". Tony Palmer talks to poet and biographer
Ian Hamilton , who, in his new study of Arnold, explores the struggle between two lives. He also considers the work of another artist-reformer -
Eric Gill - in the light of the publication of the first full survey of his sculpture.
Producer Julian May


Unknown: Matthew Arnold
Talks: Tony Palmer
Unknown: Ian Hamilton
Artist-Reformer: Eric Gill

: Composer of the Week: Tippett

With William Mival.
Suite in D
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
The Vision of St Augustine
John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: William Mival.
Conductor: Georg Solti
Unknown: St Augustine
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather presents a studio set from the Bobby Wellins Quartet.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 The Composer Performs
Sibelius Andante Festivo Finnish
RSO/the Composer Aladar Racz
Music for Cimbalom The Composer (cimbalom) Dohnanyl Capriccio , Op 23 No 3 The Composer (piano)
Lutoslawski Symphony No 3 Polish NRSO/the Composer
2.30 Schein Diletti Pastorali (excerpts) Cantus Koln/Konrad Junghanel
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 Let's Make a Story - Special EAL Edition
4.15 Radio Showcase 4.20 Scottish
Resources 10-12 4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Mozart Overture: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail Danish Radio
Concert Orchestra/Borge Wagner
5.05 Bartok Little Suite
The Composer (piano)
5.15 Debussy, arr Platonov Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
Kathleen Rudolph (flute), Rena Sharon (piano)
5.30 Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Dubravka Tomasic-Srebotnjak , RTV Slovenia SO/Marko Munih


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Aladar Racz
Unknown: Dohnanyl Capriccio
Unknown: Schein Diletti Pastorali
Flute: Kathleen Rudolph
Flute: Rena Sharon
Unknown: Dubravka Tomasic-Srebotnjak

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