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: On Air

Stephanie Hughes with arts news and music, including 6.20 Haydn's Kleine Orgelmesse performed by Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Ann Murray (mezzo) and the Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor
Neville Marriner ; 7.10 Elgar's Serenade for Strings with the BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis ; and 8.50 Johann Strauss 's
Accelerations Waltz played by the Vienna Philharmonic under Carlos Kleiber.


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Kleine Orgelmesse
Soprano: Barbara Hendricks
Soprano: Ann Murray
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Carlos Kleiber.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Bach Concerto in D, BWV1054 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
9.18 Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 5 in E minor
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
9.32 Poulenc Sonata
John Wilbraham (trumpet), Alan Civil (horn) and John Iveson (trombone)
9.41 Bach Concerto in A, BWV1055
Andrei Gavrilov (piano), Chamber Orchestra, conductor Yuri Nikolaevsky
9.56 Franck, arr Delsart Sonata in A Jacqueline de Pre (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano)


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: John Wilbraham
Unknown: John Iveson
Piano: Andrei Gavrilov
Conductor: Yuri Nikolaevsky
Piano: Daniel Barenboim

: Artist of the Week

Mitsuko Uchida
Pianist Mitsuko Uchida talks to Joan Bakewell about the importance of the years she spent as a student in Vienna and her lifelong commitment to the music of Schubert. Including: Debussy Pour les Degres Chromatiques (Etudes)
Schubert Impromptu in C minor,
D899 No 1; Sonata in C minor, D958


Pianist: Mitsuko Uchida
Pianist: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Visitors to Britain
With Richard Baker.
3: Dvorak. Dvorak was deeply attached to his home in the Czech countryside and missed it desperately whenever he had to travel. Nevertheless, he came to
Britain nine times in all and scored some of his major triumphs here, with choral works at Birmingham,
Leeds and the Royal Albert Hall , and with the great cello concerto, premiered in London on Dvorak's last visit in 1896. Including:
Dvorak Stabat Mater (excerpts)
Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik Symphony No 7 in D minor (1st mvt) London Philharmonic, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich The Spectre's Bride (excerpts) Soloists, Prague Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Cello Concerto in B minor Paul Tortelier , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Dvorak Stabat Mater
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Paul Tortelier
Conductor: Andre Previn

: Composer of the Week: Gershwin

"I can take a tune and harmonise it a thousand different ways."
Gershwin also said that he had more tunes in his head that he could put down on paper in a hundred years.
Rodney Greenberg features Gershwin playing his song hits and pianist Earl Wild playing virtuoso transcriptions. There are excerpts from the Gershwin brothers' 1930 Broadway triumphs Strike Up the Band and Girl Crazy and from their longest-running show Of Thee I Sing, with its 1931 lampooning of the White House. In 1928, Gershwin's self-styled "tone poem" An American in Paris left many critics baffled about his concert hall ambitions.
Repeated next Wednesday 12 midnight


Unknown: Rodney Greenberg
Pianist: Earl Wild

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris Wines introduces the last in a series of recitals from the Adrian Boult Hall , Birmingham Conservatoire. Ronan O'Hora (piano)
Liszt Nuages Gris ; La Lugubre Gondola No 2
Schubert Sonata in A minor, D845 ADMISSION free - no ticket required Doors open 12.30pm


Unknown: Adrian Boult Hall
Piano: Ronan O'Hora
Piano: Liszt Nuages Gris

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor Andrew Davis ,
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Rossini Overture: The Thieving Magpie Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Eigar Symphony No 2 in E flat


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

: Choral Evensong

From Winchester Cathedral
Introit: O Hearken Thou (Elgar)
Responses (Shephard)
Psalms 147-150 (Stanford, McWilliam, Stanford)
First Lesson: Isaiah 5, vv l-11
Office Hymn: O Jesus Christ, to Thee May Hymns Be Rising (Highwood)
Canticles: Jackson in G
Second Lesson: 2 Timothy 3, vl4 - 4, v5
Anthem: O Quam Gloriosum (Moore)
Hymn: The Heavens Declare Thy Glory, Lord (Winchester New)
Organ Voluntary: Toccata (Gowers)
Organist and Master of music: David Hill
Assistant Master of Music: Stephen Farr


Organist and Master of music: David Hill
Assistant Master of Music: Stephen Farr

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty explores the composer Max Bruch , who features in two forthcoming LSO concerts, to find out if there is more to him than the ever popular violin concerto. Plus music by Rameau and Rachmaninov and at
6.30 Beethoven's Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 27 No 1, played by Alfred Brendel.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Max Bruch
Played By: Alfred Brendel.

: Performance on 3

Pinchas Zukerman 's 50th Birthday Concert
From the Barbican Hall,
London. English Chamber
Orchestra, directed by Pinchas Zukerman (violin)
Mozart Symphony No 41 in C (Jupiter)
8.40 A Sound Read
Ivan Hewett returns with the monthly review of books on music. Writer and Lisa Jardine and David Huckvale discuss the revealing memoirs of Janacek's wife Zdenka, a who's who to opera characters, and a new book by Lydia Goehr which asks where music and politics meet.
9.00 Beethoven Violin Concerto in D


Unknown: Pinchas Zukerman
Directed By: Pinchas Zukerman
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Unknown: David Huckvale
Book By: Lydia Goehr

: Postscript

Rereading Auden
A personal reinterpretation of WH Auden's poetry. For details see Monday

: Ensemble

In 19th-century Russia, composing was largely a spare-time hobby, often done with very little proper training.
Typical was Alexander Borodin , in his day better known internationally for his scientific research. Penny Gore investigates his unusual career and introduces some of his music including the rarely heard Piano
Quintet, performed by Nelson Freire and the Prazak Quartet. Revised repeat tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Alexander Borodin
Unknown: Nelson Freire

: Night Waves

Patrick Wright hears first-night reactions from Liverpool, where
Jonathan Harvey 's new play Guiding Star tackles the legacy of the Hillsborough disaster and its impact on one family torn apart by survivors' guilt. He also talks to poet Michael Longley , whose new selection of work draws on more than 30 years of writing poetry of love, nature, war and remembrance, and is infused with his experience of life in Northern Ireland.
Producer Mohit Bakaya


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: Michael Longley
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton presents the final part of Elaine Delmar 's recent concert at the Stables, Wavendon, in Buckinghamshire.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Elaine Delmar

: Composer of the Week: Constant Lambert

3: The Ballet Beckons
Concerto for Piano and Nine
Repeated from last Wednesday

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Almut Roessler (organ) Nicolas de Grigny Hymnus : Pange Lingua
Bach Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV544 Schumann Four Sketches for Pedal Piano, Op 58
Clara Schumann Prelude and Fugue in D minor Messiaen Chants d'Oiseaux
(Livre d'Orgue)
2.00 Bloch Trombone Concerto
Stanley Clark , Berne Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Dmitri Kitaenko
2.35 Janacek Piano Sonata l.x.1905 (From the Street) Pedja Muzijevic
2.45 Hurlebusch Concerto in A
Paul van der Linden and Kristine Linde (oboes), Manfred Kramer (violin), Musica ad Rhenum
3.00-5.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 EAL Dance 4.20 Scottish Resources
10-12 4.40 Talking Points: Scottish Resources for RE
5.00 Chausson Poeme
Igor Ozim (violin),
Slovenian Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Samo Hubad
5.15 Haydn Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise)
Prague Chamber Philharmonic, conductor Tomas Hanus
5.45 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso No
2 in D minor Combattimento
Consort, Amsterdam


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Almut Roessler
Unknown: Nicolas de Grigny
Unknown: Clara Schumann Prelude
Unknown: Stanley Clark
Conductor: Dmitri Kitaenko
Unknown: Pedja Muzijevic
Unknown: Paul van Der Linden
Oboes: Kristine Linde
Oboes: Manfred Kramer
Unknown: Chausson Poeme
Violin: Igor Ozim
Conductor: Samo Hubad
Conductor: Tomas Hanus

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