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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine , Janacek's Miadi for wind sextet, and keyboard music by Domenico Scariatti. Plus at 7.05 an excerpt from the recording of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera recommended in Radio 3's Building a Library.


Unknown: Jean Racine
Music By: Domenico Scariatti.

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Mozart Violin Sonata in E minor, K304 Szymon Goldberg , Radu Lupu (piano)
9.13 Bach Fugue in C minor (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 1)
Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
9.15 Hindemith Ragtime BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
9.20 Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
9.39 Hindemith Nobilissima Visione
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado
10.02 Beethoven Serenade in D, Op 8 Szymon Goldberg (violin), Paul Hindemith (viola),
Emanuel Feuermann (cello)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Szymon Goldberg
Piano: Radu Lupu
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Piano: Graham Johnson
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Beethoven Serenade
Viola: Paul Hindemith
Cello: Emanuel Feuermann

: Artist of the Week

Felicity Loft
With Joan Bakewell. Soprano Felicity Lott is a leading interpreter of the music of Richard Strauss. She made her Glyndebourne debut as the countess in Capriccio - a role she has since performed worldwide - and has added the roles of Octavian and the Feldmarschallin from Der
Rosenkavalier, Christine from Intermezzo and the title role of Arabella. She has also performed and recorded most of Strauss's orchestral songs. Music includes part of the countess's closing scene from Capriccio and Im Abendrot from the radiant Four Last Songs.


Soprano: Joan Bakewell.
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Unknown: Richard Strauss.

: Sound Stories

Five Publishers
With Richard Baker.
Boosey and Hawkes became a joint company in 1930 as a result of a merger between two companies - both publishers who also had active instrument-making divisions. Bishop Home Sweet Home Joan Hammond (soprano) Ivor Newton (piano)
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor (excerpt)
Vladimir Ashkenazy , Moscow Philharmonic, conductor Kiril Kondrashin
Britten Our Hunting Fathers Ian Bostridge (tenor),
Britten Sinfonia , conductor Daniel Harding Strauss Der Rosenkavalier (excerpt)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Soprano: Joan Hammond
Piano: Ivor Newton
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Tenor: Britten Sinfonia
Conductor: Daniel Harding
Conductor: Strauss Der Rosenkavalier
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Octavian: Agnes Baltsa (mezzo)
Sophie: Janet Perry (soprano)

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

5: 1942-66
Anthony Burton introduces music from the final, American period of Stravinsky's life, beginning with the Symphony in Three Movements, conceived initially as a concerto for orchestra, and including two works written in the serial techniques which he adopted in the 1950s and 60s: his last composition for piano and orchestra and his final major work. Symphony in Three Movements Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Musicke to Heare (Songs from William Shakespeare )
Ann Murray (mezzo), Ensemble
InterContemporain/Pierre Boulez
Movements for Piano and Orchestra
Paul Crossley , London Sinfonietta, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Requiem Canticles
Susan Bickley (mezzo), David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), New London
Chamber Choir, London Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen


Introduces: Anthony Burton
Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Ann Murray
Unknown: Paul Crossley
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Susan Bickley
Baritone: David Wilson-Johnson
Conductor: Oliver Knussen

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris de Souza introduces a recital given by Raphael Wallfisch (cello) and John York (piano).
Prokofiev Cello Sonata, Op 119 Rachmaninov Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 19 Repeat


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Cello: John York

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Tchaikovsky Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian)
Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1
Boris Belkin , conductor Jun'ichi Hirokami
Shostakovich Symphony No 1 Conductor Osmo Vanska
See tonight's Performance on 3 at 7.30pm


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Boris Belkin

: Pushkin Windows

5: Pushkin and Destiny Gerard McBurney explores Pushkin's obsession with fate. Music by Musorgsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovich.


Unknown: Destiny Gerard McBurney

: Music Restored

Lucie Skeaping introduces songs written for two stars of the Restoration stage - Anne Bracegirdle and Richard Leveridge - performed by soprano Evelyn Tubb and bass Simon Grant with members of the Consort of Musicke directed by Anthony Rooley.
Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Anne Bracegirdle
Unknown: Richard Leveridge
Soprano: Evelyn Tubb
Bass: Simon Grant
Directed By: Anthony Rooley.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter introduces music for accordion duo including Stravinsky's Tango, performed by James Crabb and Gier Draugsvoll , who are appearing in this year's Aideburgh Festival, which opens tonight. Other music includes the Four Sea Interludes from Britten's
Peter Grimes.


Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: James Crabb
Unknown: Gier Draugsvoll
Unknown: Peter Grimes.

: Performance on 3

In tonight's concert conducted in the Barbican
Hall, London, by Yuri Temirkanov , the British tour of Russia's celebrated St
Petersburg Philharmonic, continues with a ravishing rarity and one of two monuments of the Second World War inspired by the heroism of the orchestra's home city.
Roslavets Hours of the New Moon
Shostakovich Symphony No 7 (Leningrad)


Unknown: Yuri Temirkanov

: Postscript

The Golden Gate
5: Friends meditate on friends who've gone,
The months go by; the world goes on For details see Monday


John: Mark Leake
Liz: Barbara Barnes
Jan: Laurel Lefkow
Phil: Michael Neil

: Poulenc

Cantata: Figure Humaine
New London Chamber Choir, conductor James Wood


Conductor: James Wood

: Hear and Now

In the first of two editions from Bath
Festival's recent weekend of contemporary French music, Verity Sharp talks to composers and performers and introduces music including the UK premieres of Mandragore for piano by Tristan Murail and Violostries for violin and electronics by Bernard Parmegiani. Producer Philip Tagney


Talks: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Tristan Murail
Unknown: Bernard Parmegiani.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz from its earliest stirrings through to the end of the millennium.
23: The Big White Bands. Jazz came closest to being the pop music of its time in the late thirties with the rise of well drilled and stylish big bands fronted by star leaders like
Benny Goodman , Tommy Dorsey and Woody Herman.
Repeated from Saturday 6pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Tommy Dorsey
Unknown: Woody Herman.

: Through the Night

12.05am Hummel Viola Sonata in E flat. Op 5 No 3
12.25 Handel Piangero la Sort Mia, Si Crudele (Giulio Cesare )
12.30 Beethoven Bagatelles , Op 126
12.55 Tubin Ave Maria
1.00 In tonight's recorded concert, the BBC Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Andrew Davis.
Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger Vaughan Williams A London Symphony
2.00 Stanford Fantasia and Toccata, for organ
2.15 Bruch Allegro Vivace , for piano trio
2.20 Hildegard of Bingen 0 Clarissima Mater
2.30 Schoenberg Five Piano Pieces, Op 11
2.45 Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: Suites Nos 1 and 2 3.15 Diepenbrock Songs: Clair de
Lune; Recueillement; La Chanson de
3.30 Schubert Arpeggione Sonata, D821
3.50 Mahler Symphony No 1
4.50 Mozart String Quartet in D, K155
5.00 Verdi Overture: La Forza del
5.05 Mozart, arr Danzi Voi Que Sapete (Le Nozze di Figaro)
5.10 Beethoven, arr Sedlak Overture: Fidelio
5.15 Scarlatti Sonata in C, Kk420
5.20 Gesualdo, arr Maxwell Davies Peccantem Me Quotidie
5.25 Messiaen 0 Sacrum Convivium
5.30 Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
5.55 Rimsky-Korsakov Sleep, My Beauty (May Night)


Unknown: Handel Piangero
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Beethoven Bagatelles
Unknown: Tubin Ave Maria
Conducted By: Andrew Davis.
Unknown: Bruch Allegro Vivace
Unknown: Clarissima Mater
Unknown: Ravel Daphnis
Unknown: Danzi Voi Que

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