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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including Faure's Ballade after the news at 6.00; Strauss's Four
Last Songs sung by Kiri Te Kanawa after the news at 7.00; and Sibelius's The Oceanides played by the CBSO at 8.45.


Sung By: Kiri Te Kanawa

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Mozart Symphony No 32 in G, K318 Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
9.09 Mozart Variations on Gluck's
"Unser Dummer Pobel Meint", K455
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
9.22 Handel Recorder Sonata in F,
Op 1 No 11
Marion Verbruggen (recorder), Ton Koopman (organ), Jaap ter Linden (cello)
9.30 Barber Piano Concerto
John Browning , Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
9.57 Tchaikovsky Suite No 4 in G (Mozartiana) USSR SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Marion Verbruggen
Unknown: John Browning
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov

: Artist of the Week

Pierre Boulez
The phrase enfant terrible might have been coined for Pierre Boulez : as a young composer, he was ferociously at odds with the French musical establishment. He talks to
Joan Bakewell about his role in a postwar musical revolution.


Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Great Singers
With Peggy Reynolds. The castrato
Farinelli was the most adored singer of the early 18th century. Orchestral musicians would forget to play when they heard the sound of his voice.
One fashionable lady cried out, "One God, one Farinelli!" The sound of his voice even revived the reclusive
Philip V of Spain. Music includes: Porpora Solfeggio No 3 (3rd mvt) Aris Christofellis (soprano), instrumental ensemble
Handel Quel Gelsomino , che Imperla il Prato (Riccardo Primo )
Claire Brua (soprano), Les Talens
Lyriques, conductor Christophe Rousset Mozart Al Mio Ben Mi Veggio Avanti (Ascanio in Alba)
Aris Christofellis (soprano),
Ensemble Seicentonovecento, conductor Flavio Colusso


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Soprano: Aris Christofellis
Unknown: Handel Quel Gelsomino
Unknown: Riccardo Primo
Soprano: Claire Brua
Conductor: Christophe Rousset
Soprano: Aris Christofellis
Conductor: Flavio Colusso

: Composer of the Week: Ives

Presented by Chris Wines.
Walking Henry Herford (baritone), Robin Bowman (piano)
The Housatonic at Stockbridge (Orchestral Set No 1) Cleveland
Orchestra/Christoph von Dohnanyi Set No 1
Gilbert Kalish (piano), Orpheus CO Emerson (Piano Sonata No 2, Concord, Mass.: 1840-60) Marc-Andre Hamelin
The Unanswered Question
Adolph Herseth (trumpet), Chicago
SO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
The Fourth of July (Holidays) Chicago SO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight


Presented By: Chris Wines.
Baritone: Henry Herford
Piano: Robin Bowman
Piano: Gilbert Kalish
Unknown: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Unknown: Adolph Herseth
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the New World
The first of eight recitals of American music from St George 's, Brandon Hill, Bristol. Introduced by Chris de Souza. Chantal Juillet (violin),
David Owen Norris (piano) Copland Violin Sonata Amy Beach Three Pieces, Op 40
MacDowell To a Wild Rose
(Woodland Sketches)
Ethelbert Nevin Narcissus, Op 13 No 4 Corlgliano Violin Sonata Next concert tomorrow 1pm


Unknown: St George
Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Introduced By: Chantal Juillet
Piano: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Ethelbert Nevin

: The BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Conductors Jun'ichi Hirokami and Kenneth Montgomery , Rivka Golani (viola), Justin Lavender (tenor),
Belfast Philharmonic Society Choir Berlioz Harold in Italy
Liszt A Faust Symphony


Unknown: Kenneth Montgomery
Viola: Justin Lavender

: Voices

Spotlight on Philip Langridge With lain Burnside.
Repeated from yesterday 10pm


Unknown: Philip Langridge

: Music Machine

Cartoon Music
In the days of the silent movie, pianists were often employed to provide a musical accompaniment to the film. Tommy Pearson meets movie pianist Andrew Youdell to find out what they did and how they did it. Repeat


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Pianist: Andrew Youdell

: In Tune

William Christie has brought a breath of fresh air to Baroque music with his group Les Arts Florrisants. We have heard his revolutionary Rameau and shining Charpentier. Now he turns to Handel's Rodelinda, which he is conducting at Glyndebourne later this week. Humphrey Carpenter catches up with him during rehearsals in deepest Sussex. Music includes Prokofiev, part of Purcell's King Arthur, and, at about 6.40, Gershwin's An American in Paris.


Unknown: William Christie

: Performance on 3

American Song
Chris Wines introduces the second of four recitals as part of Radio 3's Sounding the Century. David Wilson -Johnson (baritone) and David Owen Norris (piano) perform a programme of songs by Charles Ives ,
Samuel Barber and Elliott Carter , including Barber's Three Settings of James Joyce , Op 10, and Carter's Three Poems of Robert Frost.


Unknown: David Wilson
Unknown: David Owen
Songs By: Charles Ives
Songs By: Samuel Barber
Songs By: Elliott Carter
Unknown: James Joyce

: Postscript

Brooklyn Bridges
Five programmes this week examining the history, culture and inhabitants of the dynamic New York borough that was once a city in its own right and has played a major part in inventing America.
2: The Great Mistake of 98? One hundred years ago, Brooklyn lost its municipal status and became part of New York City. Tim Marlow examines what was gained and lost and considers the legendary
"Brooklyn pride" that has made
Brooklynites strive to maintain their own sense of cultural identity.
Stopping-off points range from the elegant Brooklyn Heights - which produced Walt Whitman - to the legendary Gleason's Gym, which produced world champion boxers Mike Tyson and Riddick Bowe.


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Produced: Walt Whitman
Unknown: Mike Tyson
Unknown: Riddick Bowe.

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Tan Dun , Rolf Hind (piano)
Tan Dun Concerto for Pizzicato Piano
Phan Flash (first broadcast)
Tokuhide Nimi Chain of Life (first broadcast)
Yuan-Un Chen Away from Xuan (first broadcast)


Conductor: Tan Dun
Piano: Rolf Hind
Piano: Tan Dun

: Night Waves

It has been said of Ray Charles that he does not just have soul but was the one who invented it. Richard
Coles traces Charles's career from his emergence in the fifties to tonight's performance at the Barbican Centre in London. He also discusses new work from some of America's most distinguished poets, including John Ashbery and Mark Doty. Meanwhile, Bill Buford of the New Yorker has his palm read as he explores an American boom in fortune-telling.
Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: Ray Charles
Unknown: John Ashbery
Unknown: Mark Doty.
Unknown: Bill Buford
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather interviews Charlie Mariano at this year's Kenton Weekend.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather
Unknown: Charlie Mariano

: Composer of the Week Puccini

With Daniel Snowman.
Love and Art. "Women, wildfowl, and a good libretto" is how Puccini is said - only half in jest - to have characterised his lifelong preoccupations. He certainly created a vivid gallery of memorable women, among them Manon Lescaut , Mimi (in La Boheme) and Tosca. Perhaps it was Tosca herself who best expressed the composer's real obsessions when she sang Vissi d'Arte, Vissa d'Amore. Repeated from last Tuesday


Unknown: Daniel Snowman.
Unknown: Manon Lescaut

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Manderling Quartet Brahms
String Quartet No 3 in B flat, Op 67 Schubert String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden)
2.20 Schubert Symphony No 2 in B flat Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti
3.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News Special Edition
4.30 Arensky Suite No 4 for Two Pianos
James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton (pianos)
4.45 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso No 3 in FCombattimento Consort
5.05 Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068 La Petite Bande, director Sigiswaid Kuijken
5.35 Piazzolla Las Cuatro
Estanciones Portenas
Musica Camerata Montreal


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Pianos: James Anagnoson
Pianos: Leslie Kinton
Director: Sigiswaid Kuijken

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