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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny presents music and arts news, including a review of a festival celebrating 300 years of St Petersburg which includes an exhibition from the State Russian
Museum. Music includes at about
6.30 Milhaud's Scaramouche played by the Labeque sisters, and at about
7.30 Mendelssohn's Song without Words, Op 109.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Corelli Concerto Grosso in F,
Op 6 No 12
Brandenburg Consort, director Roy Goodman (violin)
9.12 Telemann Cantata: Der Tod 1st
Verschlungen in den Sieg Dorothee Fries (soprano), Mechthild Georg (alto), Andreas Post (tenor), Albrecht Pohl (bass),
Bach Collegium Vocale ,
Friedemann Immer Trumpet Consort, Hanover Hofkapelle Baroque Orchestra, conductor Ulrich Stotzel
9.33 Mozart Fantasia in D minor,
K397 Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
9.42 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Violin: Roy Goodman
Soprano: Mechthild Georg
Bass: Albrecht Pohl
Bass: Bach Collegium Vocale
Bass: Friedemann Immer
Conductor: Ulrich Stotzel
Conductor: Mozart Fantasia
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Artist of the Week

Emma Johnson
Clarinettist Emma Johnson has a busy solo career but has also found time to form her own chamber ensemble - Emma Johnson and Friends, to teach at the Royal
College of Music and to conduct. Music includes part of Schubert's Octet in F.


Clarinettist: Emma Johnson
Clarinettist: Emma Johnson
Unknown: Emma Johnson

: Sound Stories

By Royal Appointment With Richard Baker.
5: The Later 20th Century. This final programme traces the story of royal music from after the death of Elgar to the present day.
Bax What Is It Like to Be Young and Fair?
Bristol Bach Choir, conductor Glyn Jenkins Bax Roscatha
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
Watford Davies RAF March Past
Central Band of the RAF, conductor Wing Cdr HB Hingley Walton Orb and Sceptre
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Sargent Bliss Fanfares
Locke Brass Ensemble, conductor James Stobart
Bliss A Colour Symphony
English Northern Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd-Jones
Bliss Aubade for Coronation Morning Bristol Bach Choir, conductor Glyn Jenkins
Williamson Film music: Brides of Dracula
Williamson A Procession of Psalms


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Conductor: Glyn Jenkins
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Watford Davies
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Conductor: James Stobart
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
Conductor: Bliss Aubade
Conductor: Glyn Jenkins

: Composer of the Week: Duke Ellington

With Geoffrey Smith. In the last decade of his life, Duke Ellington created musical impressions of the Far East and New Orleans, as well as a full-length ballet, The River. But his main focus was religious music, in three concerts of sacred works. The last was presented at Westminster Abbey, only a few months before his death in 1974.


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Lyric Quartet
Gavin Bryars String Quartet No 3 Ravel String Quartet in F Repeat


Unknown: Gavin Bryars

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier,
Barry Douglas (piano),
Gintare Skeryte (soprano), Stephen Roberts (baritone), Kaunas State Choir
Hindemith Symphony in E flat
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Faure Requiem


Piano: Barry Douglas
Soprano: Gintare Skeryte
Baritone: Stephen Roberts

: Music Restored

Interpreting Handel. Robert Hollingworth
looks at some of the best Handel recordings of recent years. Repeated from yesterday 10pm


Unknown: Robert Hollingworth

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes Mozart's Symphony No 31 in D, K297 (Paris) performed by the Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Conductor: Frans Briiggen.

: Performance on 3

A concert given earlier this month at the Royal Northern College of Music, featuring three major orchestral works composed and conducted by James MacMillan.
BBC Philharmonic
Conductor James MacMillan ,
John Bradbury (clarinet),
Adrian Spillet (percussion)
MacMillan Sinfonietta; Tuireadh;
Veni, Veni, Emmanuel (Percussion Concerto)


Conducted By: James MacMillan.
Conductor: James MacMillan
Clarinet: John Bradbury
Clarinet: Adrian Spillet

: Postscript

The Ring of Words
Derek Alsop explores what makes a great musical setting by looking at five case studies that reflect gems of British literature from the last 500 years and richness of musical treatment from our own century.
5: Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun
Words from Shakespeare's song from Cymbeline are set for voice and string orchestra by Gerald Finzi.


Unknown: Derek Alsop
Unknown: Gerald Finzi.

: Tallis Scholars

A second chance this week to hear a performance by one of the leading groups performing early music.
Victoria Missa pro Defunctis a 6 Repeat

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp introduces a concert from the Nash Ensemble's
20th-century Music series, given last month on London's South Bank, and talks to the featured composers, who span three generations. Valdine Anderson (soprano), Nash Ensemble , conductor Martyn Brabbins
Huw Watkins Sonata for Cello and Eight Instruments (first performance)
Mark-Anthony Tumage Cortege for Chris
David Matthews The Sleeping Lord Julian Anderson Towards Poetry Jonathan Harvey Song Offerings Producer Philip Tagney


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Soprano: Valdine Anderson
Conductor: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Huw Watkins
Unknown: David Matthews
Unknown: Julian Anderson
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a history of jazz, from its earliest stirrings to the end of the millennium.
17: Early Chamber Jazz
Delicacy and understatement may not be qualities automatically associated with early jazz, but chamber jazz groups have flourished since the twenties. The collaborations of violinist Joe Venuti and guitarist Eddie Lang , delicate duets by Bix Beiderbecke and Frankie Trumbauer , and the subtle explorations of Red Norvo, set the tone for chamber jazz from the earliest times. And then
Benny Goodman 's quartet, which included
Teddy Wilson on piano and Lionel Hampton on vibes, produced some of the finest jazz in the history of music.


Unknown: Russell Davies
Violinist: Joe Venuti
Guitarist: Eddie Lang
Guitarist: Frankie Trumbauer
Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Teddy Wilson
Unknown: Lionel Hampton

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
12.05am Schumann Konzertstuck in F
Soloists, Calgary Philharmonic, conductor Mario Bernardi
12.25 Peire d'Alvema Dejosta, Is Breus Jornae la Lonca
Sequentia Kbln
12.35 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E,
Op 109 Elisabeth Leonskaja
1.00 Rameau Platée
Ensemble Vocal Frangoise, Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
3.20 Poulenc Sinfonietta
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
3.50 Lefebure-Wely Sortie in E flat Stanislas Deriemaeker (organ)
4.00 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto
No 2 in C minor
David Lively,
Belgian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Rahbari
4.35 Strauss Overture:
Der Zigeunerbaron
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Raffi Armenian
4.45 Federico Moreno Torroba La
Marchenera Ensemble de Madrid
5.00 Brahms Pest- und
Danish National Radio Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
5.10 Sandor Szokolay Violin Concerto Ronald Masin ,
Hungarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Janos Sandor
5.35 Brahms Four Piano Pieces,
Op 119 Robert Silverman
5.55 Trad Bagpipe Tunes (collected by Bartok)
Zoltan Juhasz (bagpipes)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Schumann Konzertstuck
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Unknown: Breus Jornae
Unknown: Elisabeth Leonskaja
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Unknown: Stanislas Deriemaeker
Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Unknown: Ronald Masin
Conductor: Janos Sandor
Unknown: Robert Silverman
Unknown: Zoltan Juhasz
Platée: Gilles Ragon (tenor)
La Folie/Thalie: Jennifer Smith (soprano)
Thespis/Mercure: Guy de Mey (tenor)
Jupiter/Satyre: Vincent Le Texier (bass)
Junon: Guillemette Laurens (mezzo)
Citheron/Momus (Prologue): Bernard Deletre (bass)
LAmour/Clarine: Veronique Gens (soprano)
Momus (Acts 2 and 3): Michel Verschaeve (baritone)
Menades: Caroline de Corbiac (soprano)
Menades: Myriam Sosson (mezzo)

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