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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music, news and the latest from the arts world, including a look ahead to Sunday's
Young Musicians 98 final. Music this morning features young British performers, with baritone Bryn Terfel singing The Vagabond from Vaughan Williams 's Songs of Travel at 7.35 and violinist Nigel Kennedy playing
Elgar's Chanson de Matin before the
8.00 news. After 8.00 is the chorus
The Heavens Are Telling from
Haydn's The Creation, and, at 8.25, former Young Musician of the Year Emma Johnson plays Debussy's La rate aux Cheveux de Lin.


Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Violinist: Nigel Kennedy
Unknown: Emma Johnson

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday. Smetana The Bartered Bride (Polka)
Royal Philharmonic , conductor Rudolf Kempe
9.07 Vivaldi Lauda Jerusalem
Susan Gritton and Lisa Milne
(sopranos), Choristers, Choir and Orchestra of the King's Consort, director Robert King
9.16 Rosetti Symphony in G London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
9.34 Rachmaninov Piano Sonata No
1 in D minor, Op 28 Alexis Weissenberg
10.04 Britten Serenade for Tenor,
Horn and Strings
Peter Pears (tenor), Dennis Brain (horn), Boyd Neel Orchestra, conducted by the Composer


Conductor: Royal Philharmonic
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Conductor: Lisa Milne
Director: Robert King
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Unknown: Alexis Weissenberg
Unknown: Britten Serenade
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Dennis Brain

: Artist of the Week

Roger Norrington
Joan Bakewell talks to
Roger Norrington about how he coped with life-threatening illness and how it affected his orchestra, the London Classical Players. He also reveals the musical objectives that still lie ahead of him.


Unknown: Roger Norrington
Talks: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Roger Norrington

: Sound Stories

The Cult of Personality
With Donald Macleod. Conductor, pianist, composer and teacher
Leonard Bernstein became known in some quarters as the Renaissance man of music, yet this household name had a private life every bit as intense as his passionate commitment to music. Includes excerpts from: Ravel Piano Concerto in G Columbia SO/the Composer (piano)
Bernstein Chichester Psalms
Soloists, Vienna Youth Choir, Israel Philharmonic, conducted by the Composer
Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger New York Philharmonic/Bernstein


Conductor: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein

: Composers of the Week: Louis and Frangois Couperin

5: Shadows and Tombs
Paul Guinery looks at the darker side of the French golden age through a selection of tombeaux- musical tombs - and evocations of shadows.
Including Ombres Errantes and the 27th order from Fran├žois's harpsichord pieces played by Christophe Rousset ; his trio sonata La Sultane played by London Baroque ; and the Suite No 2 for Two Viols with Wieland Kuijken and Kaori Uemura (viols) and Robert Kohnen (harpsichord). Louis Couperin 's Tombeau de M de Blancrocher is played by Blandine Verlet (harpsichord).
Repeated next Friday 11.30pm
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Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Ombres Errantes
Played By: Christophe Rousset
Played By: London Baroque
Unknown: Wieland Kuijken
Unknown: Kaori Uemura
Harpsichord: Robert Kohnen
Harpsichord: Louis Couperin
Played By: Blandine Verlet

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chamber Music from Manchester
From Studio 7 in Manchester, introduced by Rodney Slatford. John Lill (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in D, Op 10 No 3
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 6


Introduced By: Rodney Slatford.
Piano: John Lill

: The BBC Archive

Pauk Trio
The piano trio of Peter Frankl , Gyorgy Pauk and Ralph Kirshbaum celebrated their silver jubilee last year and have recorded for the BBC since the very first year of their existence. Gordon Stewart talks to the players and introduces performances they gave in the early seventies. The programme begins with Schumann's Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 80, and ends with Dvorak's Piano Trio No 3 in F minor, Op 65. Between them come variations by Beethoven and Schubert's Notturno in E flat, D897. Repeat


Unknown: Peter Frankl
Unknown: Gyorgy Pauk
Unknown: Ralph Kirshbaum
Talks: Gordon Stewart

: Music Restored

Chris de Souza concludes the concert series given last month at the Royal Academy of Music in London, in which Bach's The Musical Offering is put in context. Trio
Sonnerie conclude with The Musical
Offering's great fugal climax and perform music from Frederick's court. Janitsch Sonata da Camera in C minor, Op 1 No 1
Frederick the Great flute Sonata in E minor
CPE Bach Trio Sonata in D for Flute, Violin and Continuo
JS Bach Six-Part Ricercar (Musical Offering)
Repeated from yesterday 10pm

: Music Machine

Young Musicians 98
Tommy Pearson attends the finals of the Young Musicians 98 Conducting Workshop to find out how a week-long event is filmed for television.


Musicians: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

From St George 's, Hanover Square, as the annual
London Handel Festival gets under way. There are live appearances from artists involved in the festival and from musicians who specialise in music of the Baroque period, including the Palladian Ensemble, James Bowman and Emma Kirkby.


Unknown: St George
Unknown: James Bowman
Unknown: Emma Kirkby.

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra
A concert given last summer during the BBC Symphony Orchestra's visit to the Salzburg Festival. Conductor Andrew Davis , Viktoria Mullova (violin)
George Benjamin Ringed by the Flat Horizon
Bartok Violin Concerto No 2
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique See also next Monday 7.30pm


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Violin: George Benjamin Ringed

: Postscript

After Virtue
Moral philosopher
Alasdair Maclntyre 's critique of our culture has changed the way morality is discussed in many contexts, from NHS ethics committees to political groups. But is it too late to save our moral and intellectual life?
Macintyre believes the new dark ages are upon us. The barbarians are not just at the door, they have been governing us for some time. The last of four programmes, in which philosopher and ethicist
Dr David Cook examines the impact of Maclntyre's ideas with the help of some of those profoundly influenced by him, and looks for signs of hope. 4: Values or Virtues
With politician and activist Lord Alton.


Unknown: Alasdair MacLntyre
Unknown: Dr David Cook

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker presents the last of four concerts of music from the 1970s, given in Birmingham
University as part of the Towards the Millennium festival. Pianists Rolf
Hind and Philip Mead play
Stockhausen's Mantra with sound diffusion by John Rushby-Smith .


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Philip Mead
Unknown: John Rushby-Smith

: Composer of the Week Liszt

David Huckvale charts Liszt's emotional relationship with his native Hungary, including his love affair with Hungarian Gypsy music and his patriotic support for the Hungarian uprising. Hungarian Attack March
Czech State Radio Orchestra, conductor Ondrej Lenard
Five Hungarian Folk Songs Leslie Howard (piano)
Die Drei Z/geuner Tamara Takacs
(mezzo), Hungarian State Orchestra, conductor Andras Korodi
Hungaria London Philharmonic, conductor Bernard Haitink
Csardas Macabre Leslie Howard (piano) Repeated from last Friday


Unknown: David Huckvale
Conductor: Ondrej Lenard
Piano: Leslie Howard
Unknown: Tamara Takacs

: Preservation Hall

The fourth of six programmes about Preservation Hall in New Orleans.
The Second Line
Repeated from Saturday 5pm

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Handel flawo, Re di Longobardi
Ensemble 415/Rene Jacobs
4.00 Grieg Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 7 Ilkka Paananen
4.30 Crusell Bassoon Concertino in B flat Juhani Tapaninen , Finnish RSO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste
5.00 Liszt Three Petrarch Sonnets
Janina Fialkowska (piano)
5.10 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks Collegium Aureum
6.00 Mozart Epistle Sonata in F,
K224 Andrej Jarc (organ), Slovenian Chamber Orchestra/Uros Lajovic
6.10 Telemann Der Weiberorden
Jana Pastorkova (soprano), Musica Florea
6.45 Demessieux Poeme Jeremy Filsell (organ), BBC Concert Orchestra/Barry Wordsworth


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Ilkka Paananen
Unknown: Juhani Tapaninen
Flavio: Jeffrey Gall (countertenor)
Guido: Derek Lee Ragin (countertenor)
Emilia: Lena Lootens (soprano)
Teodata: Bernarda Fink (mezzo)
Vitige: Christina Hogman (soprano)
Ugone: Gianpaolo Fagotto (tenor)
Lotario: Ulrich Messthaler (bass)

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