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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including a look at the Hayward Gallery's 100 Years of Art and Fashion exhibition. Music includes at 6.00 Albrechtsberger's Concerto in F for Jew's Harp and Mandora; at 7.35 Dvorak's Wind
Serenade, Op 44, following the 8.00 news, songs by Grieg sung by Anne Sofie von Otter; and Stravinsky's Scherzo Fantastique performed by the New York Philharmonic, conductor Pierre Boulez.


Conductor: Pierre Boulez.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Prokoflev Autumnal Sketch
Tampere Philharmonic, conductor Leonid Grin
9.07 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E,
Op 109 Annie Rscher
9.26 Elgar Dream Children, Op 43 No 1 Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
9.30 Boccherlnl String Quintet in F, Op 29 No 3
Sigiswald Kuijken and Alda Stuurop (violins), Lucy van Dael (viola), Anner Bylsma and Wieland Kuijken (cellos)
9.47 Schumann Dichterliebe
Peter Schreier (tenor),
Wolfgang Sawallisch (piano)
10.18 Elgar Dream Children, Op 43 No 2 Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Leonid Grin
Unknown: Annie Rscher
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Alda Stuurop
Violins: Lucy van Dael
Viola: Anner Bylsma
Cellos: Schumann Dichterliebe
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Piano: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Artist of the Week

Robert Lloyd
Robert Lloyd continues his conversation with Joan Bakewell , discussing the problems of singing Wagner and Verdi operas. With music from Wagner's Das Rheingold and Parsifal and Verdi's Macbeth and Don Carlo.


Unknown: Robert Lloyd
Unknown: Robert Lloyd
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Don Carlo.

: Sound Stories

A Musical Visit to Rome
With Peggy Reynolds.
4: Piazza Navona: Arcangelo Corelli. Excerpts from all six of Corelll's celebrated collections of Sonatas da
Chiesa, Sonatas da Camera and Concerto Grosses, performed by Accademia Bizantina , director
Carlo Chiarappa (violin).
Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Corelli Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Couperin L'Apotheose de Corelli Wieland Kuijken (bass viol), ensemble


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Arcangelo Corelli.
Unknown: Accademia Bizantina
Violin: Carlo Chiarappa
Piano: Corelli Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Bass: Wieland Kuijken

: Composer of the Week: Malipiero

Michael Oliver continues his exploration of the astonishing music of Gian Francesco Malipiero. Today, he focuses on Malipiero's new direction after the Second World
War, including his finest piano concerto, a burst of "machine-music" and what Malipiero called a "dangerous journey through the realms of my imagination" - Everyday Fantasies.
Repeated next Thursday 12 midnight


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Gian Francesco Malipiero.

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Voices at the Wigmore Hall Monica Groop (soprano), Rudolf Jansen (piano)
Schubert Fischerweise ; An Silvia;
Schafers Klagelied; Die Manner Sind Mechant; Der Musensohn
Ravel Chants Populairies (Selection) Brahms Des Liebsten Schwur, Op 69
No 4; Wie Melodien Zieht Es Mir, Op 105 No 1; Immer Leiser Wird
Mein Schlummer , Op 105 No 2; Auf dem Kirchhofe, Op 105 No 4; Standchen, Op 106 No 1; Acht Zigeunerlieder Repeat


Piano: Rudolf Jansen
Piano: Schubert Fischerweise
Unknown: Immer Leiser Wird
Unknown: Mein Schlummer

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk , Krzysztof Jacowicz (violin)
Paderewskl Overture: Manru
Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 2 Paderewskl Symphony (Polonia)


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Violin: Krzysztof Jacowicz

: Ensemble

Repeated from yesterday 10pm

: Music Machine

Progressive Rock!
Tommy Pearson finds out how some of the progressive groups from the seventies and eighties explored the fusion of rock with classical music, creating symphonic rock. He meets Rick Wakeman , one of the most successful exponents of such music.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Rick Wakeman

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty celebrates National
Poetry Day in the company of some of the country's leading performers as they switch roles from singer to reader. Music includes Shostakovich's Jazz
Suite No 1, a concerto by John Stanley , and Handel's The King Shall Rejoice.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: John Stanley

: Performance on 3

From St David 's Hall, Cardiff, the first concert in Radio 3's celebration of 20tt>century Italian music. Luisa Castellani (soprano), David Alberman (violin), Paul Meyer
(clarinet), Steven Bumard (viola), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductors Mark Wigglesworth and George Benjamin
Monteverdi, orch Pickard Toccata (Orfeo) (first performance) Giacinto Scelsi Anahit
Dallapiccola Tre Laudi
8.10 Nights In Italian Cemeteries
Michael Meredith discusses the rich heritage of some of Italy's most famous cemeteries. In the first of two programmes, he explores the island graveyard of San Michele in Venice - resting place of Stravinsky, Ezra Pound and Diaghilev - and the Protestant cemetery in Rome where Keats and Shelley are buried.
8.30 Berto Altematim (first UK broadcast) Respighi Fountains of Rome Next concert tomorrow 7.30pm
+ Brian Kay 's Concert of the Week: page 50


Unknown: St David
Soprano: Luisa Castellani
Soprano: David Alberman
Violin: Paul Meyer
Clarinet: Steven Bumard
Conductors: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductors: George Benjamin
Unknown: Michael Meredith
Unknown: Ezra Pound
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Postscript: Life after Death: 4: Seventh Heaven: the File on Nina Hagen-Tom

In the vast gulag of Kolyma, one woman wrote with astonishing clarity of her mental and physical chains. Nina Hagen-Torn, a daring ethnographer and free thinker, was arrested twice - in 1937 and 1947. Her striking work was unknown and unpublished until very recently. With Amanda Root as Nina Hagen-Tom, and Eleanor Bron.


Unknown: Nina Hagen-Tom
Nina Hagen-Torn: Amanda Root
[Actor]: Eleanor Bron

: Beethoven

Rondo in C, Op 51 No 1 Alfred Brendel (piano)


Piano: Alfred Brendel

: Music Restored

York Early Music Festival 1998
Lucie Skeaping introduces part of a High Mass as it might have been celebrated in St Mark 's, Venice, on Christmas Eve in about 1600.
Gabrieli Consort and Players, director Paul McCreesh
Cipriano de Rore Missa Praeter Rerum Serium
Gabrieli Audite Principes ; Salvator Noster; Quern Vidistis Pastores Producer Mark Rowlinson
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: St Mark
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Director: Paul McCreesh
Unknown: Rore Missa Praeter
Unknown: Rerum Serium
Unknown: Gabrieli Audite Principes
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Night Waves

Paul Allen talks to Dame Judi Dench , who plays the Neapolitan ex-good time girl in Peter Hall 's new production of Filumena. Producer Mohit Bakaya


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Dame Judi Dench
Unknown: Peter Hall
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton and Campbell Burnap review some new CD releases.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Composer of the Week: Gershwin

"Jazz I regard as an American folk music. I believe it can be made the basis of serious symphonic works of lasting value." Gershwin pursued his serious symphonic goals in two richly scored pieces first performed in 1932: the Second Rhapsody for piano and orchestra, and the Cuban Overture, inspired by a vacation in Havana and making extensive use of Latin American percussion. The following year brought two further musicals - Pardon My English and Let 'Em Eat Cake - but these failed to match his earlier successes.
Rodney Greenberg also includes
Gershwin playing his Three Preludes and modern interpretations of his music by arranger Dave Grusin and by Ella Fitzgerald , who made landmark recordings of over 50 Gershwin songs.
Repeated from last Thursday


Unknown: Rodney Greenberg
Unknown: Dave Grusin
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Bavarian Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Dmitri Kitaenko Prokofiev Symphony No 3
Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony
2.35 Szymanowski Prelude and Fugue in C Jerzy Godziszewski (piano)
3.00-5.00 Schools
3.00 Alphabet Time 3.10 Music Workshop 3.30 Let's Move 3.50 Words Alive! 4.05 First Steps in Drama 4.20 Listen and Write 4.40
Higher Still Modern Studies
5.00 Dvorak Polonaise in E flat
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ludovit Ratjer
5.05 Chopin, arr Paganlnl Nocturne, Op 9 No 2
Vilmos Szabadi (violin), Marta Gulyas (piano)
5.20 Tchalkovsky Suite No 4 in G (Mozartiana) Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kazuhiro Koizumi
5.45 Gautier d'Esplnal Touz
Esforciez Avrai Chante Souvent
Ensemble Lucidarium, directors Avery Gosfield and Francis Biggi


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Dmitri Kitaenko
Piano: Jerzy Godziszewski
Unknown: Dvorak Polonaise
Conductor: Ludovit Ratjer
Piano: Marta Gulyas
Conductor: Kazuhiro Koizumi
Directors: Avery Gosfield
Directors: Francis Biggi

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