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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including the haunting Harp Concerto in Three Tempi by Boieldleu with Marisa Robles and the Academy of St Martin conducted by lona Brown, plus pianist Pascal Roge playing the first set of Debussy's Images.


Unknown: Marisa Robles
Pianist: Pascal Roge

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Gllere Russian Sailors' Dance (The Red Poppy)
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, conductor Felix Slatkin
9.04 Schubert Introduction,
Variations and Finale in B flat, D603 Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen (piano duet)
9.15 Ravel Bolero
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, conductor Felix Slatkin
9.30 Mozart Violin Sonata in B flat,
K378 Oleg Kagan , Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
9.55 Berio Folk Songs
Cathy Berberian (mezzo), Juilliard
Ensemble, conducted by the Composer
10.16 Barber Adagio for Strings
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, conductor Felix Slatkin


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Felix Slatkin
Unknown: Yaara Tal
Piano: Andreas Groethuysen
Conductor: Felix Slatkin
Unknown: Oleg Kagan
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Songs: Cathy Berberian
Conductor: Felix Slatkin

: Artist of the Week

Stuart Burrows
With Joan Bakewell. Like many
Welshmen, Stuart Burrows sings for the pleasure of it - great operatic roles and popular music alike. Today's programme reveals how he was instrumental in the renaissance of the English ballad and operetta, which he revived both on the concert platform and through his television series Stuart Burrows Sings.


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

: Sound Stories

Brush Up Your Shakespeare 5: The Tempest
Peggy Reynolds introduces music inspired by Shakespeare's romantic fantasy about the castaway wizard Prospero and the island over which he holds magical dominion.
Locke Curtain Tune (The Tempest) II Giardino Armonico , director Giovanni Antonini
Anon Come unto These Yellow
Sands; Full Fathom Five
Leslie French (tenor), with unnamed orchestra
Henze Ariel (Royal Winter Music I) Julian Bream (guitar)
Frederick Corder Overture: Prospero English Northern Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd-Jones
J C Smith No More Dams I'll Make for Fish Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano) Dankworth Our Revels Now Are
Ended Cleo Laine (vocal), John Dankworth and Musicians
Beethoven Piano Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest) (2nd mvt) Stephen Kovacevich


Unknown: Giardino Armonico
Director: Giovanni Antonini
Unknown: Henze Ariel
Guitar: Julian Bream
Guitar: Frederick Corder
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Tenor: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Cleo Laine
Unknown: John Dankworth
Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich

: Composer of the Week Schihz

This final programme features a variety of sacred pieces both dramatic and intimate and culminates in the sombre late settings of the Lutheran funeral rite. With comments from Sir
Roger Norrington.
Herr, unser Herrscher, SWV27
Heinrich Schiitz Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Symphoniae Sacrae Chamber Ensemble, conductor Roger Norrington The Lord's Prayer. SWV411
The Sixteen, Symphony of Harmony and Invention, conductor Harry Christophers
Erbarm Dich Mein, 0 Herre Gott , SWV447
Robin Blaze (countertenor), Parley of Instruments, conductor Peter Holman Jauchzet dem Herrn, SWV493 Cambridge Bach Ensemble, conductor Scott Metcalfe
Musikalische Exequien , SWV279-281 The Sixteen, Symphony of Harmony and Invention, conductor Harry Christophers


Unknown: Roger Norrington.
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Herre Gott
Conductor: Peter Holman
Conductor: Scott Metcalfe
Conductor: Musikalische Exequien
Conductor: Harry Christophers

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Ronald van Spaendonck (clarinet), Alexandre Tharaud (piano)
Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 73 Weber Grand Duo Concertant
Berg Four Pieces, Op 5 Poulenc Clarinet Sonata


Piano: Alexandre Tharaud
Piano: Schumann Phantasiestucke

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Bridge Suite: The Sea
Conductor Van Pascal Tortelier
Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
Mark Kaplan (violin), conductor Rumon Gamba Komgold Sinfonietta
Conductor Matthias Bamert


Conductor: van Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Stravinsky Symphony
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Violin: Mark Kaplan
Conductor: Matthias Bamert

: Music Restored

Countertenor, Falsettist, Alto
Robert Hollingworth looks into phenomenon of the countertenor voice, its technique, reportoire and history, with music by Purcell, Handel, Bach and Britten. Repeated from yesterday 10pm


Unknown: Robert Hollingworth

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty , including Dvorak's Symphonic Variations, and pieces from the Escenas Romanticas by Granados played by Alicia de Larrocha.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Escenas Romanticas
Played By: Alicia de Larrocha.

: Performance on 3

BBC Philharmonic
From Studio One in Broadcasting House,
Glasgow, this concert features a late, neglected masterpiece by Berg between two major orchestral pieces of the sixties and seventies.
Presented by Geoffrey Baskerville. BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martin Brabbins ,
Penelope Walmsley-Clarke (soprano). Ugetl San Francisco Polyphony Berg Der Wein
8.00 The Music of Witold
Lutoslawski Adrian Thomas talks to fellow composers John Casken and Charles Bodman Rae to trace the development of Lutoslawski's musical language and discover the extent of his musical legacy. Repeat
8.20 Part 2
Lutoslawski Symphony No 2


Presented By: Geoffrey Baskerville.
Conductor: Martin Brabbins
Soprano: Penelope Walmsley-Clarke
Unknown: Berg Der Wein
Talks: Lutoslawski Adrian Thomas
Unknown: John Casken
Unknown: Charles Bodman Rae

: Haydn and Bartok

Peter Frankl (piano)
Bartok Fifteen Hunganan Peasant Songs Haydn Sonata in C sharp minor, H XVI 36
Bartok Three Burlesques Repeat


Piano: Peter Frankl

: Postscript

Elizabeth Bowen
Fiona Shaw reads from Bowen's great novel The Heat of the Day.


Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen
Unknown: Fiona Shaw

: Hear and Now

In the second of two editions from the Bath Festival's weekend of contemporary French music, Verity Sharp talks to composers and introduces music including Thierry Pecou 's updating of the medieval mass L'Homme Arme.
Producer Philip Tagney


Talks: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Thierry Pecou
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz Century

Repeated from Saturday 6pm

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Hartmann Sverkel 's Aria
(Little Christine)
The complete opera follows at lam
12.10 Gabriel Marie Serenade Badine
Paul Brodie (saxophone), Myriam Schechter (piano)
12.15 Gershwin Second Rhapsody William Tritt (piano), Hamilton
Philharmonic, conductor Boris Brott
12.30 Debussy Images, Set 2 Roger Woodward (piano)
12.45 Offenbach Barcarolle (The Tales of Hoffmann) Calgary Philharmonic, conductor Mario Bernardi
12.50 Corigliano Elegy
CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
1.00 Johan Peter E Hartmann's two-act opera Little Christine to a text by Hans Christian Andersen.
Danish National Radio Choir and SO, conductor Michael Schonwandt
2.30 Frescobaldi, arr Kraus Canzona Prima and Canzona Seconda
Stefan Schlegel (trombone), Paolo D'Angelo (accordion), Heinz della Torre (trumpet)
2.35 Flocco Sonata in G minor
Antoni Sawicz (recorder), Robert Grac (harpsichord)
2.40 Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in A minor, RV497 Ivan Pristas , Camerata Slovacca , director Viktor Malek
2.55 Mozart Piano Sonata in A, K331
Young-Lan Han
3.15 Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eugen Jochum
4.20 Sweelinck Mein Junges Leben Hat ein End Barbara Borden (soprano), Netherlands Chamber Choir, conductor Paul van Nevel
4.30 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 11 Arcadia Trio
4.50 Diepenbrock Celebritat Robert Holl (bass-baritone), Rudolf Jansen (piano)
5.00 Handel Giulio Cesare (excerpt) Barbara Schlick (soprano),
Concerto Kbln, conductor Rene Jacobs
5.10 De Vlsee Suite in G
Yasunori Imamura (theorbo)
5.30 Rosenmuller De Profundis
Soloists, Cantus Colin , director
Konrad Junghanel (lute)
5.40 CPE Bach Rondo in C, Wq56 No 1 Geoffrey Lancaster (fortepiano)
5.50 Bourdon Elegiac Poem
Alain Aubut (cello), Metropolitan
Orchestra, conductor Gilles Auger


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Hartmann Sverkel
Unknown: Paul Brodie
Piano: Myriam Schechter
Piano: William Tritt
Conductor: Boris Brott
Piano: Roger Woodward
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Unknown: Little Christine
Unknown: Hans Christian Andersen.
Conductor: Michael Schonwandt
Unknown: Stefan Schlegel
Accordion: Paolo D'Angelo
Unknown: Antoni Sawicz
Harpsichord: Robert Grac
Unknown: Ivan Pristas
Unknown: Camerata Slovacca
Director: Viktor Malek
Unknown: Eugen Jochum
Soprano: Barbara Borden
Unknown: Diepenbrock Celebritat
Bass-Baritone: Robert Holl
Piano: Rudolf Jansen
Piano: Handel Giulio Cesare
Soprano: Barbara Schlick
Conductor: Rene Jacobs
Soloists: Cantus Colin
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Unknown: Bach Rondo
Cello: Alain Aubut
Conductor: Gilles Auger

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