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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including a preview of tonight's Gramophone Awards. Music includes at 6.30 Falla's Suite Populaire
Espagnole played by violinist Leila Josefowicz accompanied by John Novacek (piano); at 7.30 Bernstein's Overture: Candide played by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by the composer; and after the 8.00 news, Strauss's Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome played by the Vienna
Philharmonic, conductor Andre Previn.


Violinist: Leila Josefowicz
Accompanied By: John Novacek
Conductor: Andre Previn.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday , featuring vintage performances by pianist Annie Fischer. Tchaikovsky Miniature Overture: The Nutcracker Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich
9.04 Schubert Impromptu in A flat, D935 No 2 Annie Fischer (piano)
9.12 Mendelssohn String Symphony No 2 in D Concerto Koln
9.23 Schumann Liederkreis , Op 24 Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Irwin Gage (piano)
9.45 Mozart Divertimento in D, K136
Hagen Quartet
9.58 attrib Byrd My Sweet Little
Darling Alfred Deller (countertenor)
10.02 Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
Annie Fischer , London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch Producer Nick Morgan


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Pianist: Annie Fischer.
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Annie Fischer
Unknown: Schumann Liederkreis
Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender
Piano: Irwin Gage
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Annie Fischer
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Producer: Nick Morgan

: Artist of the Week

Robert Lloyd
Joan Bakewell talks to British bass
Robert Lloyd. He reveals why he did not opt for a singing career early in his life and how he copes with melancholic bass parts. Music includes arias from Mozart's The
Magic Flute, Rossini's The Barber of Seville, Verdi's Don Carlos and Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius. Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Robert Lloyd
Talks: Joan Bakewell
Bass: Robert Lloyd.
Unknown: Don Carlos
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: Sound Stories

A Musical Visit to Rome
Peggy Reynolds explores music from and inspired by the Eternal City. 1: Roman Carnival
Puccini Tosca (excerpts)
Soloists, Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Zubin Mehta
Handel Voglio Tempo (II Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno)
Soloists, Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
Verdi Di Quella Pira (II Trovatore)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Vienna Opera Orchestra, conductor
Nicola Rescigno BerliozOverture: Benvenuto Cellini
Bastille Opera Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung Producer Piers Burton-Page
E-MAIL: sound.stories@bbc.co.uk SOUNDING THE CENTURY


Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Conductor: Handel Voglio Tempo
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti
Conductor: Nicola Rescigno
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung

: Composer of the Week: Gian Francesco Malipiero

Michael Oliver presents a week of programmes exploring the music of a man Dallapiccola described as "the greatest Italian musical personality since Verdi". Malipiero is better known for editing the works of Vivaldi and Monteverdi than for the amazing pieces which poured from his pen across seven decades, practically up to the day of his death at the age of 91. Today, Michael Oliver explores the gamut of Malipiero's early music, whose inspiration ranges from the comedies of fellow Venetian Carlo Goldoni to wild
Greek tragedy via poems of the moon. Producer David Gallagher
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Venetian Carlo Goldoni
Producer: David Gallagher

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The first of a new season of Monday lunchtime concerts from the Wigmore Hall, London. Stephanie Hughes introduces a performance in which the brilliant Skampa Quartet from Prague collaborate with pianist Melvyn Tan in a programme of Czech music. Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata)
Dvorak Piano Quintet No 2 in A, Op 81


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Pianist: Melvyn Tan

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor Andrew Davis ,
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Debussy Prélude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

: Opera in Action

Revenge. Ruth Mackenzie introduces operatic examples of revenge by Verdi, Strauss and Mozart. Producer Gautam Rangarajan


Introduces: Ruth MacKenzie
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan

: Music Machine

Progressive Rock!
In the seventies, a group of virtuoso rock musicians, tired of turning out the usual three-minute songs about teenage love and angst, set about creating something different. Tommy Pearson explores the world of progressive rock.
Producer Chris Wines. WEB ADDRESS: www.bbc.co. uk/music_machine/


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Chris Wines.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty revisits Mahler in the company of pianist Uri Caine , who plays a fusion of jazz and klezmer music and is currently touring the UK. He also looks forward to a new production of West Side Story at the Prince Edward Theatre , London.
Music includes Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain at 5.35, and songs from Schubert's Die Schone Mullerin sung by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau .


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Pianist: Uri Caine
Unknown: Prince Edward Theatre
Sung By: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

: Performance on 3

No composer has matched Mendelssohn's depiction of Shakespeare's spirits, mortals and mechanicals in his music for A
Midsummer Night's Dream. Roger Norrington conducts a complete performance of the incidental music, together with a symphony which Mendelssohn did so much to promote. Introduced by Penny Gore . Susan Gritton (soprano),
Sally Bruce-Payne (mezzo), Simon Callow and Sara Kestelman (speakers),
Ladies of the London Philharmonic
Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Roger Norrington
Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great) Mendelssohn Incidental music: A
Midsummer Night's Dream


Unknown: Roger Norrington
Introduced By: Penny Gore
Soprano: Sally Bruce-Payne
Unknown: Simon Callow
Unknown: Sara Kestelman
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Postscript

Life after Death
Five dramatised documentaries by Vitaly Shentalinsky using material from the KGB's literary archive.
Presented by Professor James Riordan. Two thousand writers, intellectuals and artists were imprisoned during the 1920s and 30s. Fifteen hundred were executed or died, but their writings and confessions were preserved by the KGB in what amounts to an alternative literary history of the Soviet Union. 1: 1 Beg You to Hear Me: the File on Isaac Babel. Babel's grandson recalls the legacy of a writer who rode with the Cossacks in Russia's bloody civil war and gave the world his short story collection Red Cavalry. With Stephen Grief as Babel and Jon Strickland as the interrogator. Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Vitaly Shentalinsky
Presented By: Professor James Riordan.
Unknown: Isaac Babel.
Unknown: Stephen Grief
Unknown: Jon Strickland
Producer: Mark Burman

: Voices

My Kind of Song: Thomas Allen
Baritone Thomas Allen talks to lain
Burnside about his favourite songs, including music by Schubert,
Cole Porter , Poulenc and Vaughan Williams. See tomorrow's radio choices, pl25. Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Baritone: Thomas Allen
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Vaughan Williams.
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present an all-CD edition. Producer Ekene Akalawu
E-MAIL: mixing.it@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: Jazz Notes

Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt are remembered by bassist Coleridge Goode.
Alyn Shipton also talks to guitarists John Etheridge and Martin Taylor about their experiences as members of Stephane Grappelli 's band. Producer Terry Carter
E-MAIL: jazz.notes@bbc.co.uk SOUNDING THE CENTURY


Unknown: Stephane Grappelli
Unknown: Django Reinhardt
Bassist: Coleridge Goode.
Bassist: Alyn Shipton
Guitarists: John Etheridge
Guitarists: Martin Taylor
Unknown: Stephane Grappelli
Producer: Terry Carter

: Composer of the Week: George Gershwin

Rodney Greenberg introduces Gershwin on piano rolls; Al Jolson 's runaway success Swanee; excerpts from Blue Monday; and an ingenious recording of Rhapsody in Blue.
Repeated from last Monday


Introduces: Rodney Greenberg
Unknown: Al Jolson

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Valery Afanassiev (piano)
Brahms Three Intermezzi Op 117; Six Pieces, Op 118
Schubert Piano Sonata in B flat, D960
2.40 Strauss Don Juan Quebec
Conservatoire Orchestra/Raffi Armenian
3.00-5.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 The Song Tree
3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Primary Geography 4.15 Music for Dance
4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.05 Brahms, arr Joachim Hungarian Dance No 11 Moshe Hammer (violin), Valerie Tryon (piano)
5.15 Francois Fetis Gloria (Messe des Solennelles Majeurs) Dirk Snellings (baritone),Lambert van Peterghem (organ)
5.30 Haydn Symphony No 11 in E flat Bratislava RSO/Stefan Robi
5.55 Elgar Sa/ut damour
Moshe Hammer (violin), Tsuyoshi
Tsutsumi (cello), William Tritt (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Valery Afanassiev
Unknown: Strauss Don Juan
Piano: Valerie Tryon
Piano: Francois Fetis Gloria
Unknown: Dirk Snellings
Unknown: Lambert van Peterghem

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