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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including Bach Cello Sonata in G, BWV1027 played by Mischa Maisky and Martha Argerich (piano), Milhaud's La Création du Monde, and piano music by Granados.


Played By: Mischa Maisky
Played By: Martha Argerich

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C,
BWV1066 La Petite Bande, director Sigiswaid Kuijken
9.24 Tel Jour, Telle Nuit
Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
9.40 Bax Viola Sonata
William Primrose ,
Harriet Cohen (piano)
10.08 Andre Cardinal Destouches
Les Siemens
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Director: Sigiswaid Kuijken
Unknown: Telle Nuit
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Piano: Bax Viola Sonata
Piano: William Primrose
Piano: Harriet Cohen
Piano: Andre Cardinal Destouches
Director: Christopher Hogwood

: Artist of the Week

Salvatore Accardo
His reputation as a performer and a champion of Paganini - whose caprices he has recorded to great acclaim - should not eclipse
Accardo's lifelong commitment to
20th-century music. He talks to Joan Bakewell about his early exposure to the music of Shostakovich and about his friendship with David Oistrakh. With music by Shostakovich, Ginastera and Berg.


Unknown: Salvatore Accardo
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: David Oistrakh.

: Sound Stories

Rve Crusades
With Donald Macleod.
There are many legends about King Richard - about his courage on the Third Crusade, his imprisonment in a castle on the Danube, and his rescue by his favourite minstrel, Blondel. A brilliant Handel opera dramatises his shotgun marriage in Cyprus. Music includes: Anon Etas Auri Reditur
Gothic Voices, director Christopher Page
Handel Riccardo Primo (excerpts)
Les Talens Lyriques , director Christophe Rousset
attrlb Richard I Ja Nus Hons Pris
Thibaut de Champagne Au Tens Plain de Felonnie
Gaucelm Faidrt Lament on the Death of Richard Ceour de Lion
Nigel Rogers (tenor),
Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Director: Christopher Page
Director: Handel Riccardo Primo
Unknown: Les Talens Lyriques
Director: Christophe Rousset
Director: Attrlb Richard
Director: David Munrow
Richard I: Sara Mingardo (mezzo)
Costanza: Sandrine Piau (soprano)
Isacio: Roberto Scaltriti (baritone)

: Composer of the Week: Puccini

With Daniel Snowman.
Exotica, Erotica. Puccini enjoyed the challenge of placing each of his operas in a different time or place to his own and was especially stimulated by setting his love stories in what were to him exotic locations
- such as fin-de-siècle Japan or California during the gold rush. As a composer, he was constantly setting himself new artistic goals.
Elsewhere, he also liked to master the latest motor boat or automobile.


Unknown: Daniel Snowman.

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Matthew Trusler (violin) and Zoe Mather (piano)
Following a successful debut at the Wigmore Hall in London last
November, Matthew Trusler is quickly becoming recognised as an important new talent. Last week, he made his first appearance at the Bath International Music Festival, and that recital is introduced by Chris de Souza.
Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor Messiaen Theme and Variations
Franck Violin Sonata in A


Violin: Matthew Trusler
Violin: Zoe Mather
Unknown: Matthew Trusler
Introduced By: Chris de Souza.

: The BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Prokofiev Suite: A Summer's Day Conductor Takuo Yuasa
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Hagai Shaham (violin), conductor En Shao
Kodaly Summer Evening Conductor Takuo Yuasa
Walton Symphony No 1 Conductor En Shao


Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Violin: Hagai Shaham
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa

: Choral Evensong

From Durham Cathedral.
Responses (Byrd)
Office Hymn: Father Most Holy (Christe Sanctorum)
Psalms 12, 13, 14 (Wilton, Stafford Smith , Armstrong)
First Lesson: 2 Chronicles 5
Magnificat: Regale (Fayrfax)
Second Lesson: 1 John 5, wl-12
Nunc Dimittis for 12 parts (Palestrina) Anthem: Rejoice in the Lamb (Britten) Hymn: Love of the Father (Song 22) Organ Voluntary: Kyrie,
Gott Heiliger Geist , BWV671 (Bach)
Master of the choristers and organist James Lancelot.
Sub-organist Keith Wright.


Unknown: Stafford Smith
Unknown: Gott Heiliger Geist
Organist: James Lancelot.
Unknown: Keith Wright.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces news, interviews and music, including Dvorak's Romance in F minor performed by the Ulster Orchestra directed by Yan Pascal Tortelier
(violin), and Wolfs Italian Serenade played by the Takacs Quartet.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Directed By: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Performance on 3

Chris de Souza introduces the 50th anniversary gala concert of the Bath International Festival, given on Saturday in Bath Abbey in the presence of the Prince of Wales. Emma Kirkby (soprano),
James Bowman (countertenor), Anner Byisma (cello),
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Catherine Mackintosh (violin) Handel Concerto grosso, Op 3 No 3 Vivaldi Aria: Ferma, Teodosia (L'Atenaide)
Hasse Aria: Pallido il Sole (Artaxerxes) Vivaldi Cello Concerto in A minor,
Handel Aria: Bless'd the Day when
First My Eyes; Duet: Welcome as the Dawn of Day (Solomon)
Purcell Pavan and Chacony in G minor
Handel Arias: Dull Delay; Take the Heart You Fondly Gave: Duet: These Labours Past How Happy We (Jephtha)
Handel Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5 PUSHKIN AND ST PETERSBURG


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: James Bowman
Cello: Anner Byisma
Violin: Catherine MacKintosh

: Postscript

Ruslan and Lyudmlla Part 3.
For details see Monday

: Shostakovich

String Quartet No 7 Eder Quartet

: The Piano

Josepha Auernhammer , Theresa Jansons and Babetta Ployer were three 18th-century women pianists who inspired the greatest composers of the day to write for them. Piers Lane looks back at the life and careers of these wunderfrau, while Kathryn Stott and Martin Roscoe perform some of the music they inspired, including Mozart's Sonata for Two Pianos, K448. Producer Chris Wines
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Josepha Auernhammer
Unknown: Theresa Jansons
Unknown: Babetta Ployer
Unknown: Piers Lane
Unknown: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Martin Roscoe

: Night Waves

Walt Whitman 's Leaves of Grass has been said to define and embody the American soul. Patrick Wright discusses a major new study of the poet's life and work and explores how his writing - condemned in his lifetime as "dirty" - shaped the course of American literature. He also talks to one of America's acclaimed contemporary writers - poet and novelist Paul Auster. Plus news from tonight's opening of Tom Stoppard 's The Real Thing, with Stephen Dillane , Jennifer Ehle and Nigel Lindsay.
Producer Julian May


Unknown: Walt Whitman
Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Paul Auster.
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: Stephen Dillane
Unknown: Jennifer Ehle
Unknown: Nigel Lindsay.

: Jazz Notes

Mississippi-born singer Marion Montgomery is one of the most influential jazz singers. She tells Alyn Shipton about the singers and songs that have meant the most to her.


Singer: Marion Montgomery
Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Bach Harpsichord Concerto in A, BWV1055
12.15 Weber Missa Sancta No 2
12.45 Tchaikovsky Marche Slave
1.00 Sviatoslav Richter (piano) at the Ministry of Culture, Warsaw, in 1954, including Shostakovich Three
Preludes and Fugues, Prokofiev Sonata No 6, and a group of ten Preludes by Chopin.
1.50 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)
2.45 Buxtehude Fantasia (Te Deum, BuxWV218)
3.00 Kenlns Partita on Lutheran
3.20 Langgaard Three Rose Garden Songs
3.30 Pal Kadosa Suite No 1
3.40 Sandor Veress Four
Transylvanian Dances
4.00 Dionisi Six Inventions
4.15 Dvorak Overture: The King and the Charcoal Burner
4.25 Groneman Bute Concerto in G
4.40 Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1
5.00 Glinka Capriccio brillante on "Jota Aragonese"
5.15 Faure Messe Basse
5.25 Hellen Daal Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 3 No 2
5.40 Hanrikakwn Rural Dances, Op 39a


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown: Kenlns Partita
Unknown: Glinka Capriccio
Unknown: Faure Messe Basse
Unknown: Hellen Daal

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