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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with music and arts news, including a report on the new Museum of Scotland, which opens in Edinburgh today. Music includes after the 7.00 news excerpts from
Rimsky-Korsakov's opera Snow Maiden played by the Scottish National
Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi; before the 8.00 news Stravinsky's Sonata for Two Pianos played by Benjamin Frith and Peter Hill ; and at about 8.10 Mendelssohn's Trumpet Overture played by the LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado.


Played By: Benjamin Frith
Played By: Peter Hill
Conductor: Claudio Abbado.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Abel Symphony in G, Op 7 No 1
Cantilena, director Adrian Shepherd
9.12 Schumann Camaval , Op 9 Sergei Rachmaninov (piano)
9.36 Bloch Baal Shem
Joshua Bell (violin),
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
9.51 Handel Nisi Dominus
Taverner Choir, Consort and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott
10.07 Weber Clarinet Concerto in F minor Sabine Meyer , Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Herbert Blomstedt


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Director: Adrian Shepherd
Director: Schumann Camaval
Piano: Bloch Baal Shem
Violin: Joshua Bell
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Unknown: Sabine Meyer
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt

: Artist of the Week

Peter Katin
Peter Katin talks to Joan Bakewell about the physical and emotional demands of performance. Including excerpts from Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor.


Unknown: Peter Katin
Talks: Peter Katin
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Musical Parisians
With Richard Baker.
2: The Revolution. The Marseillaise is the music which, above all, symbolises the French Revolution.
But Mozart shared the Masonic ideals which helped to inspire the revolution, Beethoven shared its republican spirit, and a host of more minor figures like Gossec composed for it. Gossec Marche Lugubre
Berlioz Symphonie Funebre et Triomphale (3rd mvt) Wallace
Collection, director John Wallace Rouget de Usle La Marseillaise
Soloists, Toulouse Capitole Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) (4th mvt) Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Director: John Wallace
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: Composer of the Week: Mozart

Chris Wines introduces music which reflects aspects of Mozart the performer. 2: Court Organist
Epistle Sonata in C, K328 Ian Watson , Simon Standage and Micaela Comberti (violins), Jane Coe (cello), director Robert King (continuo organ) Epistle Sonata in C, K329
Ian Watson , Classical Orchestra of the King's Consort, director Robert King Missa Brevis in C, K259 Celestina
Casapietra (soprano),
Annelies Burmeister (contralto), Peter Schreier (tenor), Hermann Christian Polster (bass), Leipzig Radio Choir and SO, conductor Herbert Kegel
Symphony No 34 in C, K338 Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen Epistle Sonata in C, K336 Daniel Chorzempa (organ), German Bach Soloists, conductor Helmut Winschermann Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight


Unknown: Ian Watson
Unknown: Simon Standage
Violins: Micaela Comberti
Violins: Jane Coe
Director: Robert King
Unknown: Ian Watson
Director: Robert King
Soprano: Annelies Burmeister
Contralto: Peter Schreier
Tenor: Hermann Christian Polster
Conductor: Herbert Kegel
Unknown: Daniel Chorzempa
Conductor: Helmut Winschermann

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Introduced by Nicola Heywood Thomas. Coull Quartet
Maw String Quartet No 3
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 76 No 3 (Emperor) Repeat


Introduced By: Nicola Heywood Thomas.

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductors Osmo Vanska and Thierry Fischer , Stella McCracken (oboe) Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D
Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K314 Robert Crawford Lunula (BBC commission; first performance)
Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in D (Reformation)


Unknown: Thierry Fischer
Oboe: Stella McCracken
Unknown: Robert Crawford Lunula

: Voices

/ Hate Music! A specially recorded programme of songs by Bernstein and Copland.
Catrin Wyn-Davies (soprano), lain Burnside (piano)
Copland The Little Horses; Zion's Walls; Long Time Ago
Bernstein Two Love Songs
Copland The World Feels Dusty; Going to Heaven; Heart We Will
Forget Him (Poems of Emily Dickinson ) Bernstein / Hate Music; Piccola
Copland Vocalise
Bernstein La Bonne Cuisine; A Simple Song
Repeated from yesterday 10pm


Soprano: Catrin Wyn-Davies
Unknown: Emily Dickinson

: Music Machine

The Inner Ear
Tommy Pearson is joined by Ian
Cross of Cambridge University for a look at how we determine pitch.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes Saint-Saens's Africa at 5.45 and Haydn's Symphony No 93 in D at 6.35.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

From the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, continuing a season of chamber recitals. This evening's programme features infectiously joyous music, written by the three composers in moments of great personal fulfilment and happiness.
Raphael Ensemble
Borodin String Sextet in D minor
Glazunov String Quintet in A, Op 39
8.25 The House of Fear
Four interval programmes of readings from the surrealist works of Leonora
Carrington, in which the oddest elements from metaphysics, fantasy, daily routine and material life are simmered together and mischievously served up. Carrington wrote these stories between
1937-43, at the height of the surrealist movement.
The House of Fear. Reader Eleanor Bran.
The Oval Lady. Reader Kate Beckinsale.
8.45 Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence


Reader: Kate Beckinsale.

: Postscript

Happy Talk
Five monologues about women.
2: Avril. Played by Frances Barber. An overweight librarian hopes her life will be transformed by a kickboxer from Dudley.


Played By: Frances Barber.

: BBC Philharmonic

Conductor Van Pascal Tortelier ,
Edward Burrowes (treble)
Dutilleux The Shadows of Time
Hlndemith Symphony in E flat


Conductor: van Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Edward Burrowes

: Night Waves

Richard Coles reports from Edinburgh on the opening of the new Museum of Scotland. The museum portrays Scottish history from prehistoric times - when the earliest peoples arrived in Scotland in around
8,000 BC - to the present day. The need for a museum devoted exclusively to telling the story of Scotland was first recognised in the fifties. Since then, ideas about the nature of museums and their place in national cultures have undergone huge changes, and the new building opens as Scotland approaches Devolution. Richard Coles and guests discuss the place the museum may have in reflecting and defining the changing nature of Scottish national identity. Producer Doug Traill-Stevenson


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Richard Coles
Producer: Doug Traill-Stevenson

: Jazz Notes

Campbell Burnap travels to Osaka to find that the inspirational 1963 visit of the Preservation Hall musicians is still remembered. He returns to
Tokyo to continue his exploration Jazz in Japan.

: Composer of the Week: Josquin

A royal musical invoice, anonymous imitators and a disappearing canon: Jeremy Summerly introduces performances of some of Josquin's secular masterpieces in performances by the Capella Sancti Michaelis and the Currende Consort , conductor Erik van Nevel.
Repeated next Tuesday 12 midnight


Introduces: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Capella Sancti
Conductor: Currende Consort
Conductor: Erik van Nevel.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 The Bach Family
Heinrich Bach Cantata: Ich Danke
Dir, Gott Rheinische Kantorei , Musica Antiqua Koln/Reinhard Goebel
JS Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066 La Petite Bande/Sigiswald Kuijken JC Bach Quintet in F,
Op 11 No 3 CPE Bach Quartet No 3 in G, Wq95 Les Adieux JCF Bach Trio in C Musica Petropolitana
3.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.15 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News: Topical Roundup 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.45 Eadar Eisteachd
5.00 Knudage Riisager Little Overture
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
5.25 Krommer Clarinet Concerto in Eflat
Slavko Gorica, Slovenian
Philharmonic, conductor Uros Lajovic
5.45 Corelll Sonata in D minor, Op 1 No 11
London Baroque


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Heinrich Bach
Unknown: Ich Danke
Unknown: Gott Rheinische Kantorei
Unknown: Musica Antiqua

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