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: On Air

Stephanie Hughes with news, weather, travel and music including Haydn Symphony No 83 in G minor (The Hen) Philharmonia Hungarica, conductor Antal Dorati
6.52 Rossi Spargete sospiri (Un Peccator Pentito) Les Arts
Florissants, director William Christie
7.03 Beethoven Overture: The
Creatures of Prometheus
London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
7.56 Trad 0 Waly, Waly
Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Andreas Martin (lute)
8.05 Stravinsky Fireworks
Chicago SO, conductor Pierre Boulez
8.40 Tchalkovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture Russian SO, conductor Veronika Dudarova Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Rossi Spargete
Director: William Christie
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Andreas Martin
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Tchalkovsky Romeo
Conductor: Veronika Dudarova
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Masterworks

Peter Hobday features early Mozart symphonies and recordings by Yevgeni Mravinsky.
Mozart Symphony No 19 in E flat, K132 ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
9.19 Gershwin, transcr Helfetz It
Ain't Necessarily So; Tempo di Blues (Porgy and Bess) Gil Shaham (violin), Akira Eguchi (piano)
9.25 Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela
Leningrad Philharmonic, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
9.34 Moeran Cello Concerto Raphael Wallfisch , Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Norman Del Mar
10.05 Weill Suite: The Threepenny Opera London Sinfonietta, conductor David Atherton Producer Tony Cheevers


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Yevgeni Mravinsky.
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Violin: Gil Shaham
Piano: Akira Eguchi
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Unknown: Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Conductor: David Atherton
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Artist of the Week

James Galway
Joan Bakewell talks to James Galway about his upbringing in Belfast, his early experiences playing the penny whistle and the violin, his apprenticeship as a piano tuner, and how he became known as "the man with the golden flute". Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: James Galway
Talks: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: James Galway
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: Sound Stories

The most serene republic of Venice has a tradition of glorious music. At the start of a week-long survey,
Peggy Reynolds takes a ride through 500 years of Venetian musical history and encounters composers including Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Offenbach and Faure.
Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Composer of the Week:Franz Liszt

David Huckvale follows Liszt on his travels through Europe, beginning in Switzerland, where he eloped with his lover, revisited the scenes of William Tell 's fight for freedom, and met the revolutionary Richard Wagner. La Chapelle de Guillaume Tell (Annees de Pelerinage) Leslie Howard (piano)
Three Songs from "Wilhelm Tell" Andras Molnar (tenor),
Hungarian State Orchestra/Korodi
Val/ée d'Obermann (Annees de Pèlerinage)
Jorge Bolet (piano)
Uber Allen Gipfeln 1st
Ruh Brigitte Fassbaender (soprano), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Au Lac de Wallenstadt (Annies de Pelerinage)
Leslie Howard (piano)
Au Bord d'une Source (Annies de Pelerinage)
Jorge Bolet (piano)
Les Cloches de Geneve (Ann6es de Pelerinage)
Leslie Howard (piano) Producer John Thornley
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm


Unknown: David Huckvale
Unknown: William Tell
Unknown: Richard Wagner.
Piano: Leslie Howard
Tenor: Andras Molnar
Piano: Jorge Bolet
Unknown: Allen Gipfeln
Soprano: Ruh Brigitte Fassbaender
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Piano: Leslie Howard
Piano: Jorge Bolet
Piano: Leslie Howard
Producer: John Thornley

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

From St John's, Smith
Square, London.
Augustin Dumay (violin), Jian Wang (cello) Kodaly Duo, Op 7
Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello
Repeated Saturday lpm


Violin: Augustin Dumay
Cello: Jian Wang

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Osmo Vanska, Timothy Hugh (cello)
Elgar The Wand of Youth: Suite No 2 Hoist Invocation
Shostakovich Symphony No 1
Tchalkovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme
Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)


Cello: Timothy Hugh

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 12.15pm

: Music Machine

In Conversation with ... Douglas Adams
This week Tommy Pearson talks to four celebrity guests about an album that has played an important role in their life. Today, he discusses the Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with author Douglas Adams. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Douglas Adams
Talks: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Douglas Adams.
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty talks to choreographer Bill T Jones and listens to the results of a fascinating partnership between the medieval ensemble the Orlando
Consort and the jazz group the Perfect Houseplants. Including works by Palestrina and Poulenc, plus a performance of Grieg's Piano
Concerto in A minor at around 6.30. Producers Helen Garrison and Brian Jackson


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Bill T Jones
Producers: Helen Garrison
Producers: Brian Jackson

: SOUNDING THE CENTURY Perfonnance on 3

From the Royal Festival Hall, London, introduced by Humphrey Carpenter.
Paul Crossley (piano), Claire Briggs (horn), Annie Oakley and Huw Ceredig (percussion), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
Boulez Rituel - In Memoriam
8.00 Reflections of Messlaen Roger Nichols talks to Peter Hill and Robert Sherlaw Johnson - two of Olivier Messiaen 's pupils - about working with Messiaen, the influences on him and the composer's thoughts on his contemporaries.
8.20 Messlaen Des Canyons aux Etoiles


Introduced By: Humphrey Carpenter.
Piano: Paul Crossley
Piano: Claire Briggs
Horn: Annie Oakley
Horn: Huw Ceredig
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Boulez Rituel
Talks: Messlaen Roger Nichols
Unknown: Peter Hill
Unknown: Robert Sherlaw Johnson
Unknown: Olivier Messiaen

: Postscript

A Poem for Ireland
In a week including St Patrick's Day, five Irish poets read a selection of works. Today, Paula Meehan presents some of her own new work. Producer Chris Spurr


Unknown: Paula Meehan
Producer: Chris Spurr

: John Held with Strings

Pianist Miceal O'Rourke and members of the London Mozart Players perform rarely heard chamber music by Field. Producer Claire Rogers


Pianist: Miceal O'Rourke
Producer: Claire Rogers

: Mixing It

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


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

: Composers of theWeek: Edward MacDowelland Howard Hanson

Bill Lloyd explores the lives and works of two important American romantics.
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
Mac Dowell Piano Concerto No 1 in A minor
Donna Amato , London Philharmonic, conductor Paul Freeman
Repeated from last Monday


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

: Jazz Notes

Presented by Digby Fairweather.
The Umo Jazz Orchestra was formed in 1975. Performing at the Barbican in November 1997 as part of the Finnish Cultural Season, they were joined by two guest soloists. Tonight John Surman renews his association with the orchestra.
Producer Terry Carter


Presented By: Digby Fairweather.
Unknown: John Surman
Producer: Terry Carter

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 The Dufay Collective perform
17th-century English music including Tobias Hume The Spirit of Gambo, Dowland Frog Galliard, Ravenscroft The Three Ravens, and songs and instrumental music by Campion, Morley and Famaby
2.30 ORF SO/Peter Guth. Music by Johann Strauss (son)
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 Bizet L 'ArlSsienne: Suite No 2
RTV Slovenia SO/Marko Munih
5.10 Uszt St Francis ofPaule
Walking on the Water (Legends)
5.20 Handel Floridante (Act 2, excerpts) Catherine Robbin, Nancy
Argenta and Ingrid Attrot (sopranos), Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, conductor Alan Curtis


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Tobias Hume
Music By: Johann Strauss

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