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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music to start the day and news from the arts world. Today is International Jazz
Day. and the featured music includes jazz standards, with Billy Mayerl 's Marigolds after the 7.00 news and On the Sunny Side of the Street played by Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars at 8.25. At 6.05, Concerto Koln play Mendelssohn's String
Symphony No 5 in B flat; and after the news at 8.00, the New York
Met Orchestra plays Wagner's The Ride of the Valkyries, conducted by James Levine.


Unknown: Billy Mayerl
Played By: Louis Armstrong
Conducted By: James Levine.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Stenhammar Suite: Lodolezzi Sings, Op 39
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.19 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
Andrei Gavrilov (piano), Philharmonia, conductor Riccardo Muti
9.57 Bartok Rhapsody No 1 Joseph Szigeti (violin), the Composer (piano)
10.07 Vivaldi Stabat Mater , RV621
Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Ensemble 415, director Chiara Banchini


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Piano: Andrei Gavrilov
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Violin: Joseph Szigeti
Piano: Vivaldi Stabat Mater
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Director: Chiara Banchini

: Artist of the Week

John till
In the last of this week's programmes. Joan Bakewell talks to pianist John Lill about his international career and about
Rachmaninov - all of whose piano works he has recently recorded. We discover what it takes to be a concert pianist and which of John Lill 's recordings is his favourite.


Talks: Joan Bakewell
Pianist: John Lill
Unknown: John Lill

: Sound Stories

Operatic Heroines
Turandot. The story of Turandot - a haughty Chinese princess who declares that she will marry only the man who can solve her three riddles - has been the inspiration for many composers. Weber wrote incidental music for a play by Schiller, and there are operas by Busoni and - most famously - Puccini. Puccini's version of Turandot's world is a violently cruel and murderous one, where the crowd both adore their icy princess and are moved by the sight of yet another young man being put to death. But why does Turandot wage such an elaborate war against men. and how does she react when someone eventually solves her riddles?

: Composer of the Week:Borodin

With Stephen Johnson.
Symphony No 3 in A minor (orch Glazunov)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Prince Igor (excerpts) Soloists,
Kirov Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Repeated next Friday 12 midnight


Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Soloists: Kirov Chorus
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

From the Elmwood Hall,
Belfast, John Toal presents a recital from the Palladian Ensemble.
Uccellini Sonata sopra "La Bergamasca" Castello Sonata in Stil Moderno
Rebel Les Caracteres de la Danse
Marais Prelude: La Soligni; Petit
Caprice: Rondeau (Pieces de Viole)
Corbetta Suite: Prelude and Chaconne
Matteis A Sett of Ayres


Unknown: John Toal

: The BBC Archive

Henryk Szeryng
Susan Sharpe explores the life of the violinist. teacher, humanitarian and statesman. The music includes
Bach's Concerto for Two Violins.
Brahms's Sonata in A, Op 100 and Beethoven's Violin Concerto.


Unknown: Henryk Szeryng
Unknown: Susan Sharpe

: Music Restored

Lucie Skeaping introduces rarely heard cantatas and chamber music from 18th-century Spain played by the chamber ensemble Al Ayre Espanol, director Eduardo Lopez Banzo. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: Lucie Skeaping
Director: Eduardo Lopez Banzo.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Music Machine

Music and Children
Singing in school improves behaviour and pupils' confidence and raises academic standards. Yet it is a discipline that is fast disappearing from primary education. The Voices
Foundation is determined to stop the decline and is introducing programmes into schools that go so far as requiring teachers and pupils always to greet each other in song.
Verity Sharp visits Oakfield School in Rugby, where the programme has made a remarkable difference.


Song: Verity Sharp

: In Tune

On International Jazz Day, composer David Lang reveals the influence of club music on his latest piece - The Passing Measures, written for New York jazz man Marty Ehrlich 's bass clarinet. There is music by Puccini and Shostakovich, and - leading up to 7.00 - Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks.


Unknown: David Lang
Unknown: Marty Ehrlich
Unknown: Dumbarton Oaks.

: Performance on 3

James Wood makes his debut with Sinfonia 21 in a programme which includes a rare chance to hear the complete sequence of Alexander Goehr 's deeply felt, lyrical and ecstatic setting of Psalm IV. Amanda Pitt (soprano).
Diana Moore (mezzo), Tim Gill (cello), New London Chamber Choir,
Sinfonia 21, conductor James Wood
Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli
Jonathan Harvey Lauds
Julian Anderson Past Hymns Alexander Goehr Psalm 4


Unknown: James Wood
Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Soprano: Amanda Pitt
Soprano: Diana Moore
Cello: Tim Gill
Conductor: James Wood
Conductor: Tippett Fantasia Concertante
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey Lauds
Unknown: Julian Anderson
Unknown: Alexander Goehr Psalm

: Postscript

First and Last Words
Elegy. Michael Schmidt introduces poems that say goodbye - to a murdered king, an only son, a sister, a parent and a friend - and one facing up to the poet's own death.
With poems by Stephen Crane , Frank O'Hara , Philip Larkin and Emily Dickinson. Readers Melissa Sinden and Russell Dixon.


Introduces: Michael Schmidt
Unknown: Stephen Crane
Unknown: Frank O'Hara
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Readers: Emily Dickinson.
Readers: Melissa Sinden
Readers: Russell Dixon.

: Debut

David Goode is assistant organist at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, and he plays his first solo recital for
Radio 3 there, on the four-manual organ built by the Austrian firm of Rieger. His passion for 19th-century romantic music is reflected in his choice of music by Brahms, Reger and Uszt.


Unknown: David Goode

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents concert highlights from last week's ISCM festival New Music 98, held in Manchester. The programme includes new electronic music, a work for Balinese gamelan ensemble by Salvatore Sciarrino and these jury-selected works:
Beat Furrer Time Out
Goldberg Ensemble
Louis Andriessen The Way
UK Conservatories Ensemble.
RNCM Symphony Orchestra Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Salvatore Sciarrino
Producer: Philip Tagney

: The Hidden Factor

Concluding the series in which
Ian Carr looks at the pervasive influence of the American Indian heritage in jazz. In this programme, he begins with the music of trumpeter
Don Cheatham , whose mother was full
Cherokee and father half Choctaw.
He also looks at the work of guitarist Jim Hall , trumpeter Art Farmer and pianists John Lewis , Dave Brubeck and Horace Silver.
Repeated from Saturday 5.30pm


Unknown: Ian Carr
Unknown: Don Cheatham
Guitarist: Jim Hall
Pianists: John Lewis
Pianists: Dave Brubeck
Pianists: Horace Silver.

: Composer of the Week:Scriabin

With Jonathan Swain.
Piano Sonata No 7 (White Mass) Robert Taub
Martha Argerich (piano). Berlin Vocal Academy, Berlin Philharmonic. conductor Claudio Abbado
Piano Sonata No 10
Roberto Szidon
Vers la Flamme, Op 72
Nikolai Demidenko (piano) Repeated from last Friday


Piano: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Robert Taub
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Roberto Szidon
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Cesti LArgia
Concerto Vocale, conducted by Rene Jacobs
4.30 Kuhlau Sonatina in C. Op 59 No 3 Folmer Jensen (piano)
5.00 Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night
Calgary Philharmonic, conductor Mario Bernardi
5.15 Brahms Fest- und Gedenkspruche Danish National Radio Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
5.25 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F West Australia Symphony Orchestra. conductor Albert Rosen


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conducted By: Rene Jacobs
Conducted By: Kuhlau Sonatina
Piano: Folmer Jensen
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Conductor: Albert Rosen
Laurindo/Argia: Brigitte Balleys (mezzo!
Dorisbe: Dorothee Jansen (soprano,
Filaura/Venere: Darina Takova (soprano)
Lucimoro/Selino: Jeffrey Gall (countertenor)
Atamante: David Pittsinger (bass)
Feraspe: Ricard Bordas (countertenor)
Lurcano: Dominiquf Visse (countertenor)
Dema: Bernard Loonen (tenor)
Alceo: Steven Cole (tenor)
Solimano: Charles Ossola (bass-Baritone)
Osmano: Antonio Abete (bass)
Alceste: Martin Kronthaler (baritone)

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