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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including Mozart's Flute
Quartet in D, K285, and Nielsen's Two Fantasy Pieces for oboe and piano played by Albrecht Mayer and Markus Becker.


Played By: Albrecht Mayer
Played By: Markus Becker.

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV 1049
Hubert Barwahser and Leo Oostdam
(flutes), Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, director Szymon Goldberg (violin)
9.18 Soler Concerto in C
Kenneth Gilbert and Trevor Pinnock
9.29 Mozart Violin Sonata in G, K301
Augustin Dumay , Maria Joao Pires (piano)
9.46 Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano), Duke Quartet
10.10 Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole Paris Orchestra/Charles Munch


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Hubert Barwahser
Flutes: Leo Oostdam
Violin: Szymon Goldberg
Unknown: Kenneth Gilbert
Harpsichords: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Augustin Dumay
Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Piano: Vaughan Williams
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Piano: Graham Johnson

: Artist of the Week

Felicity Lott
With Joan Bakewell. In 1976, pianist Graham Johnson devised a new recital format with his group the Songmakers' Almanac - soprano Felicity Lott , Ann Murray ,
Anthony Rolfe-Johnson and Richard Jackson.
They still enjoy performing together, even though all the members of the group have pursued successful careers as soloists. With music by Brahms, Beethoven and Schumann.


Unknown: Felicity Lott
Unknown: Joan Bakewell.
Pianist: Graham Johnson
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Ann Murray
Soprano: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson
Soprano: Richard Jackson.

: Sound Stories

Five Publishers
With Richard Baker. Auguste Durand set up his publishing business in Paris in 1869. He was an organist and composer as well as a businessman, and his firm published all the major French composers, including Saint-Saens, Debussy and Ravel.
Wagner The Flying Dutchman
(excerpt) Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, conductor Woldemar Nelsson
Saint-Saens, transcr Liszt Danse Macabre Arnaldo Cohen (piano)
Debussy Pelleas et Melisande (excerpt) Pelleas RICHARD STILWELL (baritone)
Melisande FREDERICA VON STADE (mezzo)
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor
Herbert von Karajan
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe
Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna
Philharmonic, conductor James Levine
Messiaen Turangalila Symphony (excerpt) Peter Donohoe (piano),
Tristan Murail (ondes martenot), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Unknown: Auguste Durand
Conductor: Woldemar Nelsson
Piano: Arnaldo Cohen
Unknown: Ravel Daphnis
Conductor: James Levine
Conductor: Messiaen Turangalila Symphony
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Piano: Tristan Murail
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

2: 1911-20
Anthony Burton continues his chronological survey of music from the first years of Stravinsky's exile from Russia, when his experiments with Russian idioms, jazz and the Baroque led him to adopt a radically new approach to composition. The programme begins with a rarely heard cantata dedicated to Debussy and ends with the Symphonies of Wind Instruments written in his memory.
The King of the Stars (Zvezdoliki) Male Voices of the Gregg Smith Singers, Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor Robert Craft
The Song of the Nightingale LSO, conductor Antal Dorati
John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Ensemble InterContemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez
Rag-Time Members of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
Pulcinella (excerpt)
Yvonne Kenny (soprano), John Aler (tenor), John Tomlinson (bass),
London Sinfonietta/Esa-Pekka Salonen Symphonies of Wind Instruments Netherlands Wind Ensemble, conductor Thierry Fischer


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Singers: Gregg Smith
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Soprano: Yvonne Kenny
Soprano: John Aler
Tenor: John Tomlinson
Conductor: Thierry Fischer

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chilingirian Quartet, Sarah Arzruni (piano)
Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 50 Nol
Dvorak Piano Quintet in A, Op 81 Repeat


Piano: Sarah Arzruni

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Musorgsky, orch Shostakovich Prelude, Act 1: Khovanshchina
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 2
Steven Isserlis (cello), conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Stravinsky Fireworks ; Capriccio Martyn Roscoe (piano), conductor Martyn Brabbins
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth
See tonight's Performance on 3 at 8pm


Cello: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Stravinsky Fireworks
Piano: Capriccio Martyn Roscoe
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

: Pushkin Windows

With Gerard McBurney.
2: Pushkin the Dramatist
Melodramatic moments from
Pushkin's The Queen of Spades and his verse novel Eugene Onegin.
Music by Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev.


Unknown: Gerard McBurney.
Unknown: Eugene Onegin.

: Voices

Dramatic Heroines in Song lain Burnside introduces a recital given by mezzo-soprano Delia Jones with pianist Malcolm Martineau. Zumsteeg Maria Stuart
Eigar Queen Mary 's Song Berlioz La Mort d'Ophelie
Rossini Cantata: Giovanna d'Arco
Spohr Meine Ruh 1st Hin Verdi Perduta Ho la Pace
Schubert Gretchen am Spinnrade Horovitz Scena : Lady Macbeth


Mezzo-Soprano: Delia Jones
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau.
Pianist: Zumsteeg Maria Stuart
Pianist: Eigar Queen Mary
Unknown: Spohr Meine Ruh
Unknown: Schubert Gretchen
Unknown: Spinnrade Horovitz Scena

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty , including music by Mllhaud and Beethoven.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Chris de Souza introduces the second of four concerts given this week by the St Petersburg Philharmonic, who tonight are again in Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Conductor Yuri Temirkanov , Anya Alexeev (piano).
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Tale of Tsar Saltan
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
8.50 St Petersburg: City of Places and Shadows
Lesley Chamberlain explores the extraordinarily rich cultural past of the old Russian capital and is haunted by countless ghosts from its glittering but painful 300-year history.
9.10 Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade Next concert tomorrow 7.30pm


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Unknown: St Petersburg
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
Piano: Anya Alexeev
Unknown: Lesley Chamberlain

: Postscript

The Golden Gate
By Vikram Seth.
2: A Concert Generates a Meeting For details see yesterday


Unknown: Vikram Seth.

: Beethoven

String Quartet in F, Op 95 Lyric Quartet

: Night Waves

At 24, AJ Ayer changed the direction of British philosophy, but his book Language, Truth and Logic was just the first in a string of publications and broadcasts that brought him fame. According to biographer
Ben Rogers. Ayer was keen to diminish the pretensions of philosophy and its claims to interpret the world. Richard Coles talks to Ben Rogers about
Ayer's life and about the analytical tradition of philosophy. Plus the winner of this year's Orange Prize for Fiction, announced today. Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: Aj Ayer
Unknown: Ben Rogers.
Talks: Richard Coles
Unknown: Ben Rogers
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton introduces the Three
Baritone Saxophone Band in concert at Ronnie Scott 's and talks to the players about this unique line-up. Ronnie Cuber , Charles Davis and Gary Smulyan (baritone saxes), Dennis Irwin (double bass) and Joseph Farnsworth (drums).


Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Ronnie Cuber
Unknown: Charles Davis
Baritone: Gary Smulyan
Unknown: Dennis Irwin
Unknown: Joseph Farnsworth

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Couperin Bruit de Guerre
12.10 Clerambault Pirame et Tisbe
12.25 Debussy, arr Maarten Bon Jeux, for piano eight hands
12.40 Liebermann Suite on Six
Swiss Folk Songs
12.55 Karlowicz In the Snow; To a Sorrowful Girl
1.00 Ronald van Spaendonck
(clarinet), Alexandre Tharaud (piano) Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 73 Weber Grand Duo Concertant
Berg Four Pieces. Op 5 Poulenc Clarinet Sonata
1.50 Merula Capriccio Cromatico
1.55 Wagner, orch Mottl Wesendonk Lieder
2.15 Uszt Transcendental Study No 7 (Eroica)
2.20 Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C
2.50 Trabaci Partite sopra Rugiero
3.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move 3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News Topical Roundup
4.30 Verdi Perfidi. ... Pieta, Rispetto, Amore (Macbeth)
4.35 Mozart Oboe Concerto in C
4.55 Mendelssohn Herbstlied
5.00 Gade At Sunset. Op 46
5.05 Debussy L Isle Joyeuse
5.10 Couperln Le Tic-Toc -Choc
5.15 Groneman Flute Sonata in D
5.30 Ruppe Duetto in F
5.40 Mozart Symphony No 23 in D
5.50 Soliva Ove Mi Aggiro? (La Testa di Bronzo)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Clerambault Pirame
Unknown: Maarten Bon
Unknown: Liebermann Suite
Clarinet: Alexandre Tharaud
Piano: Schumann Phantasiestucke
Unknown: Trabaci Partite
Unknown: Verdi Perfidi.
Unknown: Couperln Le Tic-Toc
Unknown: Ruppe Duetto

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