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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including Crusell's Clarinet Concerto No 3 in B flat played by Anthony Pay and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Handel's aria Ombra Mai Fu from the opera
Xerxes sung by countertenor Andreas Scholl. Plus piano music by Shostakovich, and at 7.05 an excerpt from Radio 3's Disc of the Week: Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence, Op 70.


Played By: Anthony Pay
Unknown: Andreas Scholl.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Quantz Flute Concerto in G
Rachel Brown , Hanover Band, director Roy Goodman (harpsichord)
9.17 Liszt From the Cradle to the Grave
Budapest Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arpad Joo
9.36 Debussy Suite: Pour le Piano Zoltan Kocsis
9.49 Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Ginette Neveu , Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Issay Dobrowen


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Rachel Brown
Harpsichord: Roy Goodman
Conductor: Arpad Joo
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Unknown: Ginette Neveu
Conductor: Issay Dobrowen

: Artist of the Week

Janet Baker Janet Baker retired in 1989 and many felt she had done so too early. Today, she talks to Joan Bakewell about her decision to retire and looks back at some of the highlights of an outstanding career. Music includes: Eigar Sea Pictures (excerpt) Brahms Alto Rhapsody Mahler Das Lied von der Erde (excerpt)


Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Five Poets
With Peggy Reynolds.
5: Auden. One of the most musical of English poets, WH Auden was singing excerpts from Tristan and Isolde at the age of six and writing poems for Lennox Berkeley to set to music while still in his teens. And
Berkeley was not the only composer to find inspiration in Auden's words: Britten, Bernstein, Stravinsky and John Dankworth are just a few of those who responded to his mix of irony, profundity and wit. Music includes excerpts from:
Berkeley Night Covers up the Rigid Land Philip Langridge (tenor), Stuart Bedford (piano) Britten Night Mail
Nigel Hawthorne (narrator),
Nash Ensemble , conductor Lionel Friend
Dankworth 0 Tell Me the Truth about
Love Cleo Laine , John Dankworth and Ensemble
Britten Ballad of Heroes
London Symphony Choir and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley
Unknown: John Dankworth
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Narrator: Nigel Hawthorne
Conductor: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Lionel Friend
Unknown: Cleo Laine
Unknown: John Dankworth
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: Lully

5: L'Apotheose de Lully
In the book of bizarre musical deaths, Lully's sets a real challenge. Beating time with a large conducting staff, he struck his toe; infection set in, and he was dead within two months. If that grim event has proved to be his lasting memorial for students, composers have acknowledged his accomplishments with greater kindness. Today, Robert King charts the legacy of Lully.
Lully Te Deum Le Concert Spirituel, director Herve Niquet
Marin Marais Le Tombeau de M de
Lully Sarah Cunningham (viola da gamba), Mitzi Meyerson (harpsichord) Couperin L 'Apotheose de Lully William Christie and Christophe Rousset (harpsichords)
Strauss Das Menuett des Lully (Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Erich Leinsdorf
Lully La Marche des Combatans Le Concert des Nations, director Jordi Savall


Unknown: Robert King
Viola: Sarah Cunningham
Harpsichord: Mitzi Meyerson
Unknown: William Christie
Harpsichords: Christophe Rousset
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Director: Jordi Savall

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Young Russian violin prodigy
Ilia Gringolts joins forces with pianist Roger Vignoles in the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow. Introduced by Kirsteen McCue. Ravel Violin Sonata in G
Mozart Sonata in D, K306
Ravel Tzigane


Unknown: Ilia Gringolts
Pianist: Roger Vignoles
Introduced By: Kirsteen McCue.

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Piers Lane (piano), conductor Andrew Davis
Bax Tintagel Ireland The Forgotten Rite; Piano
Elgar, completed Payne Symphony No 3 in C minor


Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Music Restored

Keyboard works by the 17th-century German composer
Matthias Weckmann specially recorded by Robert Woolley , plus music by his teacher Heinrich Schutz , his best man Franz Tunder , his protege
Christoph Bernhard , and his friend and rival Johann Jacob Froberger. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Unknown: Matthias Weckmann
Unknown: Robert Woolley
Unknown: Heinrich Schutz
Unknown: Franz Tunder
Unknown: Christoph Bernhard
Unknown: Johann Jacob Froberger.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty talks to Canadian pianist Valerie Tryon , who plays live. Music also includes Warlock's
Capriol Suite and Beethoven's dramatic scena for soprano and orchestra Ah Perfido!


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Pianist: Valerie Tryon

: Performance on 3

This concert performance of Richard Strauss 's opera Elektra was given last month as part of the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall's International
Series to mark the 50th anniversary of Strauss's death. Racked with implacable hatred for her mother, Elektra is obsessed with avenging the murder of her adored father.
Sarah Walker stars as Clytemnestra, Robert Tear is Aegisthus, and soprano Alessandra Marc makes her live debut in a role she has recorded to great acclaim. Walter Weller brings an authentically Viennese style to the performance. Introduced by Geoffrey Baskerville.
Other parts sung by James Cleverton.
Marianne Vidal , Regina Handley , Collette Ruddy. Fiona Duncan. Helen Lothian. Patricia MacMahon and Carlos Duarte
Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus, Royal Scottish National
Orchestra, conductor Walter Weller


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Robert Tear
Soprano: Alessandra Marc
Unknown: Walter Weller
Introduced By: Geoffrey Baskerville.
Sung By: James Cleverton.
Sung By: Marianne Vidal
Sung By: Regina Handley
Sung By: Collette Ruddy.
Sung By: Fiona Duncan.
Sung By: Helen Lothian.
Sung By: Patricia MacMahon
Sung By: Carlos Duarte
Conductor: Walter Weller
Elektra: Alessandra Marc (soprano)
Chrysothemis: Clarry Bartha (soprano)
Clytemnestra: Sarah Walker (mezzo)
Aegisthus: Robert Tear (tenor)
Orestes: Stephen Roberts (baritone)

: Postscript

A Century of Science
John Durant , professor of the public understanding of science at Imperial College, explores the scientific discoveries that have had a major cultural impact and have changed our way of looking at the world. 5: Our Place in the Universe


Unknown: John Durant

: Scriabin

Vers la Flamme
John Ogdon (piano)


Piano: John Ogdon

: Hear and Now

From the Strathclyde Suite of the Glasgow Royal Concert
Hall, Verity Sharp introduces a concert by the Steve Martland Band. Works include the first performance of Joe Duddell 's Parallel Lines, commiss- ioned for Music
Live, and works by Steve Martland himself: Terminal, Thistle of Scotland, Horses of Instruction,
Poor Roger , Remix and Kick.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Steve Martland
Unknown: Joe Duddell
Unknown: Steve Martland
Unknown: Poor Roger

: Jazz Century

Repeated from Saturday 6pm

: Through the Night

12.05am Sibelius Valse Triste CBC
Vancouver Orchestra, conductor
Mario Bernardi
12.10 Erik Tulindberg Violin Concerto Jorma Rahkonen , Finnish Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Okko Kamu
12.30 Eino Unnala The Sea; Valsette; Pensee Triste Eero
Heinonen (piano)
12.40 Pieter Hellendaal Concerto
Grosso in D, Op 3 No 5 Combattimento Consort
1.00 The Danish Radio Concert
Orchestra, conductor Hannu Koivula , plays Sibelius, including Rakastava, the Suite ChampĂȘtre and the Andante Festivo.
1.30 Schumann Kreisleriana , Op 16 Martina Filijak (piano)
2.05 Bernard Henrik Crusell
Concertino in B Juhani Tapaninen
(bassoon), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
2.25 Beethoven Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 30 No 2 Enrique Palomares , Juan Carlos Garvayo (piano)
2.50 Handel Trio Sonata in G, Op 5 No 4 Aladar Mozi (violin), Milan
Telecky (viola), Danica Moziova (piano)
3.20 Stravinsky Suite: the Firebird
(1945) Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti
3.50 Srul Irving Glick Suite Hebraique No 5 Suzanne Shulman (flute),
James Campbell (clarinet), Andrew Dawes (violin), Daniel Domb (cello)
4.10 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor BBC Philharmonic, conductor
Yan Pascal Tortelier
5.00 Sibelius Fmlandia Hymn Finnish Radio Chamber Choir, conductor Eric-
Olof Soderstrom
5.10 Faure Nocturne No 4 in E flat,
Op 36 Stephane Lemelin (piano)
5.20 Poulenc Seven Chansons
Jutland Chamber Choir, conductor
Mogens Dahl
5.30 Debussy Three Nocturnes Hungarian Radio Chorus and Orchestra, Charles Munch


Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Violin: Erik Tulindberg
Unknown: Jorma Rahkonen
Unknown: Eino Unnala
Unknown: Pensee Triste Eero
Piano: Pieter Hellendaal
Conductor: Hannu Koivula
Unknown: Schumann Kreisleriana
Piano: Martina Filijak
Piano: Bernard Henrik Crusell
Bassoon: Juhani Tapaninen
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Unknown: Enrique Palomares
Piano: Juan Carlos Garvayo
Viola: Danica Moziova
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Flute: Suzanne Shulman
Clarinet: James Campbell
Clarinet: Andrew Dawes
Violin: Daniel Domb
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Unknown: Olof Soderstrom
Conductor: Mogens Dahl
Unknown: Charles Munch

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