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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including Hoist's Suite No 2 for military band before 7.00; at
7.30 Beethoven's Grosse Fuge , Op 133, for string quartet; and after
8.00 Tchaikovsky's Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet.


Unknown: Grosse Fuge

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Trad, arr Grainger Londonderry Air
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, conductor Felix Slatkin
9.05 A Scarlatti Cantata: Ammore, brutto Rglio de Pottana
Gianpaolo Fagotto (tenor),
Paolo Pandolfo (viola de gamba), Roberto Sensi (violone),
Rinaldo Alessandrini (harpsichord)
9.16 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt
9.45 Mozart Violin Sonata in F, K376
Yehudi Menuhin ,
Hepzibah Menuhin (piano)
10.01 Gershwin, arr Robert Russell Bennett Porgy and Bess: Symphonic Picture Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, conductor Felix Slatkin


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Felix Slatkin
Viola: Paolo Pandolfo
Unknown: Roberto Sensi
Harpsichord: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Piano: Hepzibah Menuhin
Unknown: Robert Russell
Unknown: Bennett Porgy
Conductor: Felix Slatkin

: Artist of the Week

Stuart Burrows
With Joan Bakewell. Welsh lyric tenor Stuart Burrows has a particular affinity with the French repertoire. Today he talks to Joan Bakewell about the intricacies of the music of Gounod, Massenet, Offenbach and Berlioz - whose Requiem became his international calling card.


Unknown: Stuart Burrows
Unknown: Joan Bakewell.
Tenor: Stuart Burrows
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Brush Up Your Shakespeare With Peggy Reynolds. 3:
King Henry V Music inspired by Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama about the English monarch, his invasion of France, culminating in victory at Agincourt, and his wooing of Katherine of France.
Anon Agincourt Carol Gothic Voices, conductor Christopher Page
Vaughan Williams Overture: Henry V London Brass Virtuosi, conductor David Honeyball
Walton Passacaglia on the Death of Falstaff Florida Philharmonic, conductor James Judd
George Dyson Cantata: Agincourt
BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Patrick Doyle Non Nobis, Domine Stephen Hill Singers, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: King Henry V Music
Conductor: David Honeyball
Conductor: Walton Passacaglia
Conductor: James Judd
Conductor: George Dyson
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: Composer of the Week: Schutz

Today, an excerpt from one of Schutz's many settings of the Passion of Christ is balanced by an extraordinarily intense cycle of unaccompanied Latin motets. With comments from Sir Roger Norrington. Motet cycle: Quid Commisisti,
SWV56-60 Heinrich Schutz Choir , conductor Roger Norrington
Vater Abraham , Erbame Dich Mein, SWV477 La Capella Ducale, Musica Ficta , conductor Roland Wilson
St Matthew Passion (conclusion)
Heinrich Schutz Choir , conductor Roger Norrington


Unknown: Sir Roger Norrington.
Conductor: Heinrich Schutz Choir
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Musica Ficta
Conductor: Roland Wilson
Conductor: Heinrich Schutz Choir
Conductor: Roger Norrington
The Evangelist: Peter Pears (tenor)
Christ: John Shirley-Quirke (bass-Baritone)
Pilate: Benjamin Luxon (baritone)

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Belcea Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 76 No 5 Britten String Quartet No 3, Op 94 Repeat

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductors Vassily Sinaisky and Yan Pascal Tortelier , Olivier Charlier (violin) Dvorak Carnival Overture
Conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Hlndemrth Symphony in E flat Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Olivier Charlier (violin), conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring Conductor Vassily Sinaisky See Performance on 3 at 8pm


Conductors: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductors: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: Choral Evensong

From Chichester Cathedral.
Introit: Prayer of St Richard of Chichester (James Thomas ) Responses (Bertalot)
Office Hymn: 0 God, Thy Loving Care for Men (Ely)
Psalms 99 (Ouseley)
First Lesson: Numbers 27, wl5-end Canticles: Chichester Service (Berkeley) Second Lesson: John 10, wll-16
Anthem: Let God Arise (Howells) Benedicite (Thomas)
Organ Voluntary: Improvisation on the Te Deum (Tournemire) Organist and master of the choristers Alan Thurlow.
Assistant organist Mark Wardell.


Unknown: St Richard
Unknown: James Thomas
Unknown: Alan Thurlow.
Organist: Mark Wardell.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with guests, arts news and music, including Kabalevsky's Suite: The Comedians, and Haydn's String Quartet in E flat, Op 17 No 3, performed by the Kodaoy Quartet.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Aldeburgh Festival
Chris de Souza introduces a concert from the Snape
Maltings concert hall given by the Guildhall String Ensemble, director
Robert Salter , with Paul Lewis (piano) and Clare Finnimore (viola). Britten Young Apollo, Op 16 Stravinsky Double Canon (In Memoriam Raoul Dufy )
Britten Lachrymae , Op 48a 8.30 A View from the Bridge
The Aldeburgh Festival was founded by composer Benjamin Britten over 50 years ago. This is its first year under new artistic director
Thomas Ades. What legacy has he inherited, and how will he take Aldeburgh into the next century?
8.50 Stravinsky Apollo


Director: Robert Salter
Piano: Paul Lewis
Unknown: Raoul Dufy
Unknown: Britten Lachrymae
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Director: Thomas Ades.

: Postscript

Elizabeth Bowen
Fiona Shaw reads from The House in Paris, Bowen's 1935 novel of deception, childhood and the tyranny of the past.


Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen
Unknown: Fiona Shaw

: The Piano

The Piano Down Under
Piers Lane considers the contribution to pianism made by musicians from the antipodes. Recordings featured in the programme include: Byrd Carmen 's Whistle Percy Grainger
Beethoven Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (Pathetique) (2nd mvt) William Murdoch
Schubert Moment Musical in C, D780 No 1 Nancy Weir
Liszt Concert Study in F minor (La Leggierezza) Eileen Joyce
Busoni Giga , Bolero e Variazione Geoffrey Tozer
Rossini Little Caprice in the Style of Offenbach Leslie Howard
Williamson Piano Concerto No 2
Gwenneth Pryor, English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Yuval Zaliouk
Part Fur Alina Tamara Anna Cislowska
Producer Chris Wines
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Piers Lane
Unknown: Byrd Carmen
Unknown: Percy Grainger
Unknown: William Murdoch
Unknown: Nancy Weir
Unknown: Eileen Joyce
Unknown: Busoni Giga
Unknown: Variazione Geoffrey Tozer
Conductor: Yuval Zaliouk

: Night Waves

John Rawls 's A Theory of Justice is regarded as one of the most important works of moral and political philosophy written this century. But as well as major treatises, Rawls has produced a stream of essays exploring and revising the central ideas of his work. As these essays are published together for the first time, Patrick Wright explores the philospher's work and its influence. Producer Zahid Warley


Unknown: John Rawls
Unknown: Patrick Wright
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Jazz Notes

The greatest drummer of the swing era, Chick Webb died tragically young exactly sixty years ago. Alyn Shipton remembers his career, his battle against illness and his great successes - including the discovery of singer Ella Fitzgerald.


Unknown: Chick Webb
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Singer: Ella Fitzgerald.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Eugene Gigout Toccata in B minor, for Organ
12.10 Carulli Nocturne in C
12.25 Goldmark Overture: In Italy
12.40 Caldara Dunque , Giasone Ingrato (Medea in Corintho)
12.55 D Scarlatti Organ Sonata in C, Kk270
1.00 Two archive recordings by the Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sergei Prohhorov. Eino Tamberg Concerto Grosso Eduard Tubin Symphony No 5
1.55 Gluck Non Piu ! L'Eroe Trojano; Lodi al Nume (Paride ed Elena)
2.00 Tchaikovsky Suite: Swan Lake
2.25 Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44
2.40 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in D flat, Op 72 No 4, for Piano Duet; Romance in F minor, Op 11, for Violin and Orchestra
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 EAL Playtime 4.20 Counting Time
4.30 Cavalli E Che Sperar; Speranze Fuggite (Giasone)
4.35 Paganini Duetto Amoroso
4.45 Liszt Scherzo and March (S.1 71)
5.00 Friedrich Kunzen Overture: Gyrithe
5.10 Lutoslawski Dance Preludes
5.20 Strauss Ewig Einsam ; Wenn Du Einst die Gauen (Guntram)
5.30 Alfred Grunfeld Soirées de
Vienne, Op 56, for Piano
5.35 Mozart String Quartet in G, K156
5.50 Vaino Raitio The Maids at the Headlands


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Eugene Gigout Toccata
Unknown: Carulli Nocturne
Unknown: Caldara Dunque
Unknown: Giasone Ingrato
Conducted By: Sergei Prohhorov.
Conducted By: Eino Tamberg
Unknown: Gluck Non Piu
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Unknown: Paganini Duetto Amoroso
Unknown: Friedrich Kunzen
Unknown: Strauss Ewig Einsam
Unknown: Vaino Raitio

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