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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including a review of Copland's El Salon Mexico conducted by Martyn Brabbins in Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on Saturday and to be broadcast by Radio 3 this Wednesday. Music includes Berlioz's Overture: Le
Corsaire performed by the LSO, conductor Colin Davis ; and Shostakovich's Three Fantastic
Dances for piano.


Conducted By: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday , featuring
Schubert piano sonatas and vintage recordings by Marian Anderson. Handel Overture: Ariodante
ECO, conductor Raymond Leppard
9.06 Bach, reconstr Schneider
Concerto in C minor for Violin and Oboe, BWV1060
Catherine Mackintosh (violin), Stephen Hammer (oboe), Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
9.20 Bach Erbarme Dich (St Matthew Passion) Marian Anderson (contralto), Victor Sinfonietta/Robert Shaw
9.28 Busoni, arr Adams Berceuse Elegiaque London Sinfonietta, conductor John Adams
9.38 Schubert Piano Sonata in G, D894
Sviatoslav Richter
Producer Tony Cheevers Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Marian Anderson.
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Violin: Catherine MacKintosh
Violin: Stephen Hammer
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Contralto: Marian Anderson

: Artist of the Week

Bernard Haltink
Bernard Haitink talks to Joan Bakewell about his early years in Holland, explaining how he started out as an orchestral violinist before taking the path that eventually led to international fame as a conductor. With music by Tchalkovsky and Wagner. Producer Martin J Smith


Unknown: Bernard Haltink
Talks: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Martin J Smith

: Sound Stories

Family Affairs
With Peggy Reynolds.
Arnold Dolmetsch was born in 1858 and grew up in Le Mans in northern France. He studed music at the Brussels Conservatoire, where he encountered some enthusiasts for old instruments such as the viola da gamba. It was not long before he too became an enthusiast, laying the foundations for the early-music revival. He established workshops to build the instruments he loved to play and founded the Haslemere
Festival in 1924. Married three times, Dolmetsch found that his children inherited his musical inclinations.
Norcombe Divisions on a Ground
Rudolph Dolmetsch (viola da gamba), Arnold Dolmetsch (lute)
Handel I Rage, I Melt, I Burn! (Acis and Galatea) Owen Brannigan (bass), Carl Dolmetsch (recorder), Philomusica of London, conductor Charles Farncombe
Allegri Suite for Six Recorders Dolmetsch Consort
Bach Concerto in F. BWV1057 (1st mvt) Ignor Kipnis (harpsichord), Jeanne and Marguerite Dolmetsch (recorders), London Strings, conductor Neville Marriner Producer Janine Dexter
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Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Arnold Dolmetsch
Viola: Rudolph Dolmetsch
Unknown: Arnold Dolmetsch
Bass: Owen Brannigan
Bass: Carl Dolmetsch
Conductor: Charles Farncombe
Harpsichord: Ignor Kipnis
Harpsichord: Marguerite Dolmetsch
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Producer: Janine Dexter

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky was a great man of the theatre. This week, Gerard McBurney explores music either inspired by or written for the theatre. He also features some of the composer's songs and chamber and instrumental miniatures.
Voyevoda BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky March: April (The Seasons) Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
Again, as Before. I am Alone, Op 73 No 6 Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone), Oleg Boshniakovich (piano) lolanta (Act 1, excerpts) Galina Gorchakova (soprano),
Gegam Grigorian (tenor), Kirov Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight


Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Baritone: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Piano: Oleg Boshniakovich
Soprano: Galina Gorchakova
Soprano: Gegam Grigorian
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert given last October at St George's, Brandon Hill , Bristol. Joan Rodgers (soprano), Julius Drake (piano)
Poulenc Fiancailles pour Rire Faure Le Jardin Clos, Op 106
Rosenthal 4+3=7; L'Elephant du Jardin des Plantes; La Souris d'Angleterre; Fido, Rdo (Chants de Monsieur Bleu)


Unknown: Brandon Hill
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Piano: Julius Drake
Piano: Poulenc Fiancailles

: The BBC Orchestras

Beginning a Sibelius symphony cycle. BBC Philharmonic
Conductors Van Pascal Tortelier,
Rumon Gamba and Vassily Sinaisky , John Lill (piano)
Elgar Introduction and Allegro Selena Kay Queen of the Night
Salnt-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor
Sibelius En Saga; Symphony No 1


Unknown: Rumon Gamba
Unknown: Vassily Sinaisky
Piano: John Lill
Piano: Selena Kay

: Opera in Action

Robert Lloyd considers some of the English singers who helped to overcome the image of England as a land without voices. Including recordings by Eva Turner , Elizabeth Harwood , Peter Glossop and Janet Baker.


Unknown: Robert Lloyd
Unknown: Eva Turner
Unknown: Elizabeth Harwood
Unknown: Peter Glossop
Unknown: Janet Baker.

: Music Machine

Hot Sounds!
Calypso began in Trinidad in the 19th century and went on to dominate every carnival and party in the Caribbean right through to the 1970s. Tommy Pearson samples the sound with Simon Broughton and also takes a look at soca, its more modem offshoot. Producer Verity Sharp


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Simon Broughton
Producer: Verity Sharp

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty is joined by writer
Peter Berresford Ellis to talk about
Celtic myths in music. Music includes at 5.35 Mozart's Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191, played by Valery Popov with the Russian State SO. conductor Valery Poliansky ; and at
6.35 Rlmsky-Korsakov's Suite: The Tale of Tsar Saltan performed by the Philharmonia, conductor Paul Kietzki.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Peter Berresford Ellis
Played By: Valery Popov
Conductor: Valery Poliansky
Conductor: Paul Kietzki.

: Performance on 3

A concert exploring the use of mythology in music.
Jean Rigby (mezzo), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
Bax Tintagel
Bantock Sappho


Music: Jean Rigby
Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Bax Tintagel

: Francesca da Rimini

Joseph Farrell explores the life and death of the adulteress Francesca da Rimini, whose story has inspired artists for more than five centuries.
8.40 Prokofiev Suite: Egyptian Nights Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini
* Brian Kay 's Concert of the Week: page 42


Unknown: Joseph Farrell
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Francesca
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Postscript

Cultural Nationalism
A week of programmes exploring the ancient and continuing association of the arts with nation-building. Do a people need a distinctive culture of their own in order to feel themselves a people apart? Can you be a nation without your own language, national epic or type of bread? Written and presented by Joe Farrell.
Producers Tim Dee and Jane Greenwood


Presented By: Joe Farrell.
Producers: Tim Dee
Producers: Jane Greenwood

: Voices

Simon Keenlyslde In Concert lain Burnside presents the second of two programmes featuring baritone Simon Keenlyside with Malcolm Martineau (piano). Poulenc Tel Jour, Telle Nuit;
Montpamasse; Un Poeme; C: Paganini Debussy Nuit d'Etoiles
Faure Mandoline, Op 58 No 1
Poulenc Avant le Cinema and 1904 (Poemes de Guillaume Apollinaire)
Producer Adam Gatehouse. Rptd tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Simon Keenlyslde
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Producer: Adam Gatehouse.

: Mixing It

With Mark Russell and Robert Sandall. Producer Ekene Akalawu


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

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton presents a musical tribute to Stephane Grappelli played by guitarist John Etheridge and violinist Christian Garrick.
Producer Terry Carter


Guitarist: John Etheridge
Violinist: Christian Garrick.
Producer: Terry Carter

: Composer of the Week: Aaron Copland

1: Copland's early years, including his first published work, The Cat and Mouse, and excerpts from the ballet Grohg and the Organ Symphony. Repeated from last Monday

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Abegg Trio Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2 Henze
Chamber Sonata Brahms Piano Trio in C, Op 8 7 Schubert Piano Trio in E flat, D929 (2nd mvt)
2.20 Rautavaara Regular Sets of Elements Finnish RSO/Salonen
2.35 Beethoven Eroica Variations, Op 35 Glenn Gould (piano)
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 EAL: Let's Make a Story 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Find Out 4.15 Maths Challenge 4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Bach Fantasia in A minor, BWV922
Wolfgang Gluxam (harpsichord)
5.05 Telemann Sonata in A (Der
Getreue Music-Meister) Camerata Koln
5.25 Reger Three Chorale Preludes from Op 135a Charles de Wolff (organ)
5.30 Weber, arr anon Concertino in C Geoffrey Payne (trumpet)
5.40 Rachmanlnov, arr anon
Vocalise. Op 34 No 14
Desmond Hoebig (cello), Andrew Tunis (piano)
5.50 Mendelssohn Etude in F,
Op 104b No 2 Jane Coop (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Glenn Gould
Unknown: Bach Fantasia
Harpsichord: Wolfgang Gluxam
Unknown: Charles de Wolff
Unknown: Geoffrey Payne
Cello: Desmond Hoebig
Cello: Andrew Tunis

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