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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny reviews a new triple bill from choreographer
Richard Alston , whose company dances to live music including Mozart, Brahms and Stravinsky. Music includes at
6.40 Mozart's Violin Sonata in C, K296, at 7.30 Hummel's Trumpet Concerto in E flat and at 8.30 Dohnanyi's Variations on a Nursery Song.


Unknown: Richard Alston

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Brahms Scherzo in C minor, WoO 2
(FAE Sonata)
Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Daniel Barenboim (piano)
9.06 Stravinsky Apollo
Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
9.35 Rachmanlnov Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op 42 Shura Cherkassky (piano)
9.52 Chausson Symphony in B flat San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Monteux


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Violin: Pinchas Zukerman
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Conductor: Pierre Monteux

: Artist of the Week

Kyung-Wha Chung
Violinist Kyung-Wha Chung left Korea at the age of 12 to study in the United States. Now she lives in Britain and is known for her interpretation of violin concertos by two of the greatest English composers - Elgar and Walton. She talks to Joan Bakewell about her life here and describes how her career has changed over the years, particularly since the birth of her two children.


Violinist: Kyung-Wha Chung
Violinist: Kyung-Wha Chung
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Indian Summers
With Donald Macleod. Richard
Strauss was 75 when the Second
World War broke out in September 1939. Controversy has raged about his subsequent role and activities, but Strauss continued to compose right up to his death ten years later. Capriccio (Introduction) Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Andre Previn
Musette de Choisy (Divertimento after Couperin)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Horn Concerto No 2 (3rd mvt) Dennis Brain , Philharmonia, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Duet-Concertino
Robert Plane (clarinet),
Stephen Reay (bassoon), Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Andre Previn
Unknown: Dennis Brain
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Clarinet: Stephen Reay
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: Delius

Paul Guinery introduces a vintage recording of one of Delius's finest pieces of chamber music. He also explores some of the composer's stage works.
Violin Sonata No 3 Albert Sammons , Kathleen Long (piano)
Incidental music: Folkeraadet
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
A Village Romeo and Juliet (excerpts) Lorely Dyer (soprano), Rene Soames (tenor), Royal Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Beecham
Repeated next Thursday 12 midnight


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Albert Sammons
Piano: Kathleen Long
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Soprano: Lorely Dyer
Soprano: Rene Soames
Conductor: Thomas Beecham

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chamber Music from Manchester
Paul Allen introduces a recital given last month at the Royal Northern
College of Music in Manchester by the Petersen Quartet.
Mendelssohn String Quartet in E minor, Op 44 No 2
Shostakovich String Quartet No 4, Op 83


Introduces: Paul Allen

: The BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Conductors Vernon Handley and Jacek Kaspszyk ,
Ernst Kovacic (violin)
Howard Hanson Symphony No 2 (Romantic)
Barber Violin Concerto
Suk A Fairy-Tale Suite
Borodin Symphony No 2 in B minor


Conductors: Vernon Handley
Conductors: Jacek Kaspszyk
Violin: Ernst Kovacic
Violin: Howard Hanson

: Ensemble

Penny Gore introduces a recital by Tasmin Little (violin) and Piers Lane (piano), including a famous
Beethoven sonata, Kreisler's virtuosic Praeludium and Allegro written in the style of Pugnani, and a sequence of lollipops.
Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro
Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
Elgar Salut damour
Falla Spanish Dance (La Vida Breve) Ponce, arr Heifetz Estrellita Repeated from yesterday 10pm


Unknown: Kreisler Praeludium
Unknown: Heifetz Estrellita

: Music Machine

Mechanical Music
Continuing her week looking at different types of mechanical instruments, Verity Sharp visits the St Albans Organ Museum to take a look at mechanical organs. Repeat


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts stories for the early evening.
Music includes Mozart's Concerto in C for Flute and Harp, K299, performed by the Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Director: Christopher Hogwood.

: Performance on 3

Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Simon Rattle
Haydn Symphony No 70 in D Strauss Metamorphosen
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Repeat


Conductor: Simon Rattle

: Postscript

Radio Poems
Five commissioned poems blending words and sound.
4: Ken Smith : The Other Shadow. A poetic report from among the threatened Hungarians of Romanian Transylvania, recorded on location.


Unknown: Ken Smith

: Brahms

A selection of the Waltzes, Op 39, performed by Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen (piano duet).


Unknown: Yaara Tal
Piano: Andreas Groethuysen

: Music Restored

Lucie Skeaping introduces a Spanish edition of the early-music programme, featuring songs and guitar music by Fernando Sor and Dionisio Aguardo performed by Rodrigo del Pozo (tenor) and Jakob Lindberg (guitar), and harpsichord music by Hemando Cabezon and Scarlatti played by Sophie Yates. Producer Lindsay Kemp
E-MAIL: [address removed] Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Introduces: Lucie Skeaping
Music By: Fernando Sor
Music By: Dionisio Aguardo
Tenor: Rodrigo Del Pozo
Tenor: Jakob Lindberg
Music By: Hemando Cabezon
Played By: Sophie Yates.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Night Waves

Israeli novelist AB Yehoshua has been acclaimed internationally for his potent mix of storytelling and romance with political and cultural history. He talks to Paul Allen about A Journey to the End of the Millennium, a new novel set in a medieval Europe filled with millennial fervour.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Ab Yehoshua
Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton presents a profile of Loren Schoenberg.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Loren Schoenberg.

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

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.
Overture: The Storm
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Meditation, Op 72 No 5 Oleg Kagan (violin),
Vassily Lobalov (piano)
My Genius, My Angel, My Friend; Why?, Op 6 No 5; Don Juan 's Serenade, Op 38 No 1
Sergei Leiferkus (baritone), Semion Skigin (piano)
The Slippers (Act 1, scene 2)
Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Alexander Melik-Pashayev Repeated from last Thursday


Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Violin: Oleg Kagan
Piano: Vassily Lobalov
Unknown: Don Juan
Baritone: Sergei Leiferkus
Piano: Semion Skigin
Conductor: Alexander Melik-Pashayev
Vakula: Gyorgy Nelepp (tenor)
Oksana: Elena Kruglikova (soprano)

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Rudolf Buchbinder (piano),
Luxembourg Philharmonic, conductor Justin Brown
Schubert, orch Webem Six German Dances, D820
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25
2.30 Grieg Three Lyric Pieces Juhani Lagerspetz (piano)
2.40 Sibelius Three Songs for American Schools
Finnish Radio Chamber Choir, conductor Eric-Olof Soderstrom
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's
Move! 3.40 Words Alive! 3.55 First
Steps in Drama 4.10 Listen and Write 4.35 Radio Showcase
4.40 Check It Out
5.00 Corelli Trio Sonata in C,
Op 1 No 7 London Baroque
5.05 Bruckner Vexilla Regis ; Os Justi ; Virga Jesse Floruit
Danish National Radio Choir, conductor Jesper Grove Jorgensen
5.15 Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543
David MacDonald (organ)
5.30 Glinka Kamarinskaya
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ludovit Rajter
5.40 Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
Netherlands Radio Orchestra, conductor Richard Dufallo


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Rudolf Buchbinder
Conductor: Justin Brown
Piano: Juhani Lagerspetz
Conductor: Eric-Olof Soderstrom
Unknown: Bruckner Vexilla Regis
Unknown: Os Justi
Conductor: Jesper Grove Jorgensen
Unknown: David MacDonald
Conductor: Ludovit Rajter
Conductor: Richard Dufallo

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