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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music to start the day and news from the arts world. Music includes Haydn's Symphony No 6 in D (Le Matin) performed by the English Concert under Trevor Pinnock at 6.15, Alborada del Gracioso by Ravel performed by the CBSO conducted by Simon Rattle at 7.10, and after the
8.00 news, Benjamin Frankel 's May Day Overture performed by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conductor Werner Albert.


Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Conducted By: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Benjamin Frankel
Conductor: Werner Albert.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday , featuring Sibelius symphonies and recordings by Anthony Collins.
Albinoni Concerto in C for Two
Oboes, Op 7 No 11
Anthony Robson and Catherine Latham , Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
9.09 Delius In a Summer Garden
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anthony Collins
9.25 Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge Ian Partridge (tenor), London Music Group
9.48 Sibelius Symphony No 1 in E minor London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Producer Arthur Johnson Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Anthony Collins.
Unknown: Anthony Robson
Unknown: Catherine Latham
Unknown: Collegium Musicum
Director: Simon Standage
Conductor: Anthony Collins
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Conductor: Colin Davis
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: Artist of the Week

Samuel Ramey
American singer Samuel Ramey is the most recorded bass in history, with an extensive repertoire and more than 40 operatic roles to his name. This week he talks to Joan
Bakewell about his life and work.
Today he concentrates on his early years in Kansas and the beginning of his operatic career in America.
Including excerpts from Mozart's Marriage of Figaro, Handel's Messiah. Bizet's Carmen and Rossini's Barber of Seville.
Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Samuel Ramey
Singer: Samuel Ramey
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: Sound Stories

Conductors' Comer
Donald Macleod presents a week celebrating the contrasting careers of five 20th-century conductors.
Thomas Beecham. The son of a rich
Lancashire industrialist, Beecham spent much of his fortune in a determined effort to put British musical life on a more respectable footing. His wit was legendary, and his apparent nonchalance on the podium was backed up by meticulous preparation, including excerpts from Beecham's recordings with the Royal Philharmonic of: Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat
Gwydion Brooke
Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London)
Delius Dance Rhapsody No 2 Producer Anthony Sellors


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductors: Thomas Beecham.
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Composer of the Week: Johann Strauss (son)

Chris de Souza explains how the younger Strauss's sensational debut challenging their Waltz King gripped the imaginations of the Viennese - and then came the revolution of 1848. Gunstwerber. Op 4; Sinngedichte, Op 1 Berlin Symphony Orchestra, conductor Robert Stolz
Revolutionsmarsch, Op 54;
Schwamereien, Op 253 Slovak State Philharmonic, conductor Alfred Walter
Albion Polka , Op 102
ECO, conductor Raymond Leppard Producer Derek Drescher
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight


Conductor: Robert Stolz
Conductor: Alfred Walter
Conductor: Albion Polka
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

Celebrating Michael Blake Watkins 's 50th birthday. Coull Quartet,
Anthony Goldstone (piano)
Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life)
Michael Blake Watkins Piano Quintet


Unknown: Michael Blake Watkins
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Piano: Michael Blake Watkins

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductors Grant Llewellyn and Mark Wigglesworth , Howard Shelley (piano), Clarry Bartha (soprano), Jard van Nes (contralto),
BBC National Chorus of Wales,
Members of the City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat,
Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)


Unknown: Mark Wigglesworth
Piano: Howard Shelley
Soprano: Clarry Bartha

: Sams at the Opera

Jeremy Sams presents a personal selection of operatic delights, familiar and unfamiliar, sublime and ridiculous. Each programme takes as its launching pad an idea from Saturday's Opera on 3. 5: Fathers and Daughters. The programme moves from the obedient to the wilfully rebellious (the daughters), from the domineering to the frankly hopeless (the fathers), and from Handel to Puccini via Verdi, whose operatic father/daughter relationships explore the deepest recesses of human emotions.


Unknown: Jeremy Sams

: Music Machine

In the week preceding the Eurovision Song Contest, Tommy Pearson takes a look at the Eurovision phenomenon and finds out what is involved in getting a song into the final.
Today he talks to Jonathan King about how the contest has changed over the last 30 years. Producer Pete Nash
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/music_machine/


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Jonathan King
Producer: Pete Nash

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty exchanges the supportive studio chair for a lycra-stretching workout at the local gym as he test a new classical fitness tape. And leading up to 7.00 and today's selection of new CDs is Debussy's early cantata La Damoiselle Elue.
Producer Paul Frankl


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Producer: Paul Frankl

: Performance on 3

Manchester International Cello
Petroc Trelawny introduces the festival's final concert, which took place last Saturday in the Bridgewater Hall. BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Haydn Cello Concerto in C David Geringas
Strauss Don Quixote Janos Starker (cello)
Brahms Concerto in A minor for
Violin and Cello
Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Ralph Kirshbaum (cello)


Unknown: David Geringas
Unknown: Strauss Don Quixote
Cello: Janos Starker
Violin: Pinchas Zukerman
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum

: Postscript

Five programmes in which film historian Ian Christie talks to leading figures in contemporary film-making about influences on their careers, how they work and the state of cinema as it enters its second century. 1: Sally Potter , the British director of Orlando and The Tango Lesson. Repeat


Talks: Ian Christie
Unknown: Sally Potter

: Voices

Whitman Songs
The visionary poems of Walt Whitman inspired and continue to inspire a whole host of songwriters. lain Burnside asks what it is that has gripped composers as diverse as Vaughan Williams , Bernstein, Bridge and Ned Rorem. Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Walt Whitman
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Ned Rorem.
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Mixing H

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


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather. Dave Gelly presents jazz news and reviews of books and CDs.
Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Unknown: Dave Gelly
Producer: Terry Carter

: Composer of the Week: Alexander Borodin

With Stephen Johnson.
Symphony No 2 in B minor Rotterdam Philharmonic. conductor Valery Gergiev Piano Quintet in C minor
Monte Carlo Pro Arte Quintet Repeated from last Monday


Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Vertavo Quartet
Dvorak Cypresses Nos 11, 1, 2, 5 and 12 Berg Lyric Suite (3rd and 4th mvts) Nielsen String Quartet. Op 13
2.05 JCF Bach Symphony in D minor Das Kleine Konzert
2.20 Brahms Schicksalslied
Slovenian Radio Chamber Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marko Munih
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 The Song Tree
3.45 Radio Showcase 3.50 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Together Stories
4.15 Music for Dance
4.30 Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066 La Petite Bande, director Sigiswald Kuijken
5.00 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in E minor. Op 72 No 2 James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton (piano duet)
5.15 Lalo Deux Aubades CBC
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Swift
5.25 Reger Ach Herr , Strafe Mich Nicht Danish National Radio Choir. conductor Stefan Parkman
5.40 Boccherini Concerto in E flat
Eckart Sellheim (fortepiano), Collegium Aureum. director Franzjosef Meier


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Marko Munih
Unknown: James Anagnoson
Piano: Leslie Kinton
Conductor: Daniel Swift
Conductor: Reger Ach Herr
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Unknown: Eckart Sellheim
Director: Franzjosef Meier

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