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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including a preview of a new exhibition at the Barbican exploring the influence of artist Andy Warhol. Music includes Debussy's Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen , leading up to the 7.00 news; and Mozart's Piano Sonata in D, K576, played by Daniel Barenboim at 7.10 and at
8.50 Sir Roger Norrington conducts the London Classical Players in the Overture to Wagner's Hying Dutchman.


Artist: Andy Warhol.
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Played By: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Sir Roger Norrington

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Rossini Overture: Bianca e Falliero
La Scala Philharmonic/Chailly
9.08 Mendelssohn Variations
Sérieuses Alfred Cortot (piano)
9.20 Bernstein Suite: On the Waterfront New York Philharmonic, conducted by the Composer
9.41 Handel Nisi Dominus
Taverner Consort and Players/Parrott
9.56 Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2
Henryk Szeryng (violin), Pierre Fournier (cello), Wilhelm Kempff (piano)


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Piano: Alfred Cortot
Unknown: Handel Nisi Dominus
Unknown: Taverner Consort
Violin: Henryk Szeryng
Violin: Pierre Fournier
Cello: Wilhelm Kempff

: Artist of the Week

Gundula Janowitz
Gundula Janowitz and Joan Bakewell discuss Mozart and music festivals.
From her British debut at Glyndeboume, to her participation in the legendary series of performances of Cosi Fan Tutte under Karl Bbhm , Janowitz explains her love of Mozart. Is there a secret to great Mozart singing?


Unknown: Gundula Janowitz
Unknown: Gundula Janowitz
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Karl Bbhm

: Sound Stories

Musical Correspondents
Monteverdi was the first great composer whose correspondence survives. It began when he became director of music at the court of Mantua and wrote to court functionaries on business - and continued to the end of his life. It gives a fascinating insight into the life of a composer at the beginning of the 1600s, and an idea of Monteverdi's preoccupations and interests, including alchemy, the Inquisition, and, above all, his own music. Today's programme includes excerpts from:
Orfeo English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Vespers New London Consort, conductor Philip Pickett Madrigals (Book 8)
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, conductor Raymond Leppard


Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Philip Pickett
Conductor: Raymond Leppard

: Composer of the Week: Thea Musgrave

On the day of her 70th birthday,
Thea Musgrave talks to Brian Morton about her decision to move to
Virginia. The relocation resulted in not just a new geographical world but also a new sound world with the introduction of electronic music.
From One to Another Peter Mark (viola) Viola Concerto Peter Mark (viola), Scottish National Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Narcissus Patricia Spencer (flute) Repeated next Wednesday 12 midnight


Talks: Thea Musgrave
Unknown: Brian Morton
Viola: Peter Mark
Viola: Peter Mark
Flute: Narcissus Patricia Spencer

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Bath International Music Festival
The third of five concerts from the festival introduced by Chris de Souza. Christopher Maltman (baritone). Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Mendelssohn Schlafloser Augen Leuchte; Keine von der Erde
Schonen; Venetianisches Gondellied ;
Nachtlied; Hexenlied
Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel Ravel Don Quichotte a Dulcinee


Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Piano: Mendelssohn Schlafloser Augen
Unknown: Keine von Der Erde
Unknown: Venetianisches Gondellied
Unknown: Don Quichotte

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductors Janos Furst and Jiri Belohlavek ,
Charles Neidich (clarinet)
Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht
Copland Concerto for Clarinet, Strings, Harp and Piano
Denisov Sonata for Solo Clarinet
Stravinsky Apollon Musagete Dvorak Serenade in E, Op 22


Unknown: Jiri Belohlavek
Clarinet: Charles Neidich
Clarinet: Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht
Clarinet: Stravinsky Apollon Musagete
Clarinet: Dvorak Serenade

: Choral Evensong

From St David 's Cathedral.
Introit: Behold the Tabernacle (Harris) Responses (Smith)
Psalms 126-131 (Garrett, Goss, Buck, Walmisley, Hylton Stewart , Rogers)
First Lesson: Isaiah 30, wl-17 Canticles: Noble in B minor
Second Lesson: Hebrews 11, wl7-end
Anthem: A Song of Wisdom (Stanford)
Hymn: Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above (Mit Freuden Zart)
Organ Voluntary: Jubilate (Mathias) Organist and master of the choristers Geraint Bowen.
Assistant organist Michael Slaney.


Unknown: St David
Unknown: Hylton Stewart
Unknown: Geraint Bowen.
Organist: Michael Slaney.

: In Tune

Is the future of the CD assured? Do other media like DCC, minidisc or DAT have more to offer the audiophile? Sean Rafferty looks at digital audio formats and wonders if he should ever have discarded his old vinyl LPs. Music includes works by Schubert and Bernstein, and, at about 6.40, Bach's Orchestral Suite No 3 in D.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Recorded last week at the Royal
Festival Hall, London, a concert by Russia's Kirov Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Valery Gergiev. Wagner Tristan and Isolde (Prelude to Act 3)
Scriabin Prometheus
Stravinsky The Firebird (1910)


Conducted By: Valery Gergiev.
Conducted By: Wagner Tristan
Unknown: Scriabin Prometheus

: Postscript

Sleeping on a Volcano
Personal European views on the legacy of 1848. The state of Germany as a great modern power was built after 1848, upon ideals of democracy. Sabine Freitag chronicles the uses and abuses of these ideals by German governments, of all political hues, ever since.


Unknown: Sabine Freitag

: Fairy Tales and Hunting Choruses

A selection of romantic chamber and choral music composed by Robert Schumann.


Composed By: Robert Schumann.

: The Piano

Transcribed for the Piano
Piers Lane introduces some of the great piano transcriptions, including Bach, transcr Hess Jesu , Joy of Man's Desiring Myra Hess
Bach, transcr Rachmaninov Gavotte (Violin Partita in E) Philip Fowke
Mozart, transcr Volodos Rondo alia Turca Arcady Volodos
Wagner, transcr Liszt Isolde 's Liebestod Elisabeth Leonskaja Strauss, transcr Grainger Rosenkavalier Ramble
Ronald Stevenson
Bizet, transcr Moszkowski Chanson Boheme de I' Opera "Carmen" Seta Tanyel
Rodgers, transcr Hough My
Favourite Things Stephen Hough Producer Chris Wines
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Hess Jesu
Unknown: Myra Hess
Unknown: Philip Fowke
Unknown: Volodos Rondo
Unknown: Liszt Isolde
Unknown: Liebestod Elisabeth Leonskaja
Unknown: Grainger Rosenkavalier Ramble
Unknown: Ronald Stevenson
Unknown: Moszkowski Chanson
Unknown: Seta Tanyel
Unknown: Stephen Hough

: Night Waves

Laura Cumming explores the cultural revival of Lebanon and discusses the way recent fiction portrays life in Beirut. Plus a profile of the life and writing of Eduardo de Filippo , as David Suchet opens in Jude Kelly 's new production of Saturday, Sunday, Monday in Chichester. Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Laura Cumming
Unknown: Eduardo de Filippo
Unknown: David Suchet
Unknown: Jude Kelly
Producer: Julian Hale

: Jan Notes

With Digby Fairweather. A studio set of classic jazz from Martin Litton's Red Hot Peppers.
Martin Litton (piano), Paul Lacey (trumpet), Bob Hunt (trombone), Tony Jacks (clarinet/alto sax), John Barnes (clarinet/alto sax/ tenor sax), Martin Wheatley (acoustic guitar/banjo), Graham Read
(recording tuba), Nick Ward (drums) Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Piano: Paul Lacey
Unknown: Bob Hunt
Clarinet: John Barnes
Unknown: Martin Wheatley
Unknown: Nick Ward
Producer: Terry Carter

: Composer of the Week: Vivaldi

Andrew Manze introduces excerpts from two of Vivaldi's dramatic vocal works: the opera Ottone in Villa, conducted by Richard Hickox , and the sacred military oratorio
Juditha Triumphans , conducted by Robert King. Repeated from last Wednesday


Introduces: Andrew Manze
Conducted By: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Juditha Triumphans
Conducted By: Robert King.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Hungarian Radio Archive
Liszt Les Préludes Hungarian State Orchestra/Janos Ferencsik Kodaly Summer Evening Philharmonic
Society Orchestra/the Composer Sandor Szokolay Violin Concerto Ronald Masin , Hungarian Radio Orchestra/Janos Sandor
3.10 Brahms Serenade No 1 in D
Utrecht SO/David Zinman
4.00 Erkki Melartin Easy Pieces Arto Noras (cello), Tapani Valsta (piano)
4.30 Respighi Autumn Poem Viktor Simcisko (violin), Slovak RSO. conductor Ondrej Lenard
4.45 Debussy Prélude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune Saarbrucken RSO, conductor Marcello Viotti
5.00 JCF Bach Symphony in D minor Das Kleine Konzert
5.20 Mozart Flute Concerto No 2 in D, K314 Robert Aitken , National Arts Centre Orchestra/Franco Mannino
5.50 Schumann Traumerei
Chopin Etude in E minor, Op 25 No 5 Jane Coop (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Violin: Sandor Szokolay
Unknown: Ronald Masin
Cello: Tapani Valsta
Violin: Viktor SimcIsko
Conductor: Ondrej Lenard
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Unknown: Das Kleine Konzert
Unknown: Robert Aitken
Unknown: Schumann Traumerei
Unknown: Chopin Etude

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