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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including César Franck's
Violin Sonata played by Kyung-Wha Chung and Radu Lupu , and the Suk Chamber Orchestra in music by Pergolesi.


Played By: Kyung-Wha Chung
Played By: Radu Lupu

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. Prokofiev Scythian Suite Moscow Philharmonic, conductor Kiril Kondrashin
9.21 Mozart Violin Sonata in F, K547 Itzhak Perlman ,
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
9.42 Brahms Blinde Kuh , Op 58 No 1 Elisabeth Schumann (soprano), Leo Rosenek (piano)
9.44 Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Kiril Kondrashin


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Itzhak Perlman
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Piano: Brahms Blinde Kuh
Piano: Leo Rosenek
Conductor: Kiril Kondrashin

: Artist of the Week

Andreas Scholl
In the last of this week's conversations with Joan Bakewell , successful young German countertenor Andreas Scholl talks about his interest in pop music and about areas he anticipates exploring in the future. Music includes Vivaldi's cantata Cessate, Omai Cessate.


Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Talks: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Omai Cessate.

: Sound Stories

Five Instrument Makers
With Donald Macleod.
5: Sebastien Erard
The founding father of the famous French piano firm of Erard was born into a Swiss family in Strasbourg, but he settled in Paris. The harp was also important to his firm's success. All the solo instruments in today's programme were made by the firm of Erard at different periods.
Haydn Variations in G, H XVII 01 Alain Roudier (piano)
Chopin Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 47 Cyril Huve (piano)
Alkan Le Tambour Bat aux Champs Ronald Smith (piano)
Dussek Duo in E flat, Op 69 (Funeral March) Edward Wistenburg (harp), Jeanette De Boer (fortepiano) Felix Godefrotd Concert Study in E flat minor, Op 193
Edward Wistenburg (harp)
Parish Alvars Concertino in D minor
(2nd mvt) Marielle Nordmann (harp), François-Réne Ducahble (piano), Strasbourg Philharmonic, conductor Theodor Guschlbauer
Chopin Grande Valse Brillante in A minor, Op 34 No 2 Emanuel Ax (piano) Marcial d el Adalld
El Ultimo Adios Patrick Cohen (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Sebastien Erard
Piano: Chopin Ballade
Piano: Cyril Huve
Piano: Ronald Smith
Harp: Edward Wistenburg
Harp: Jeanette de Boer
Unknown: Felix Godefrotd
Harp: Edward Wistenburg
Harp: Marielle Nordmann
Piano: François-Réne Ducahble
Conductor: Theodor Guschlbauer
Piano: Emanuel Ax
Piano: Marcial D El Adalld
Piano: Patrick Cohen

: Composer of the Week: Rossini

A Tale of Four Cities
Graeme Kay concludes his exploration of Rossini's relationship with the cities in which he lived and the theatres in which he worked.
5: Paris - the Final Years
Bolero; A Ma Belle-Mère (Requiem) Marilyn Home (mezzo), Martin Katz (piano) Mi Lagnero Tacendo
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Charles Spencer (piano)
Cujus Animam (Stabat Mater ) Luciano Pavarotti (tenor),
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Istvan Kertesz
Giovanna d'Arco
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Charles Spencer (piano)
Petite Messe Solenelle (excerpts) Helen Field (soprano), Anne-Marie Owens (mezzo), Edmund Barham
(tenor), John Tomlinson (bass), David Nettle and Richard Markham (pianos), Peter King (harmonium), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, conductor Simon Halsey


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Piano: Martin Katz
Unknown: Lagnero Tacendo
Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Piano: Charles Spencer
Unknown: Stabat Mater
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Piano: Charles Spencer
Soprano: Helen Field
Soprano: Anne-Marie Owens
Tenor: Edmund Barham
Tenor: John Tomlinson
Bass: David Nettle
Bass: Richard Markham
Pianos: Peter King
Conductor: Simon Halsey

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Aldeburgh Festival 1999
The Skampa Quartet from Prague play two highly contrasted string quartets - in each case the composer's last work for the medium. Presented by Chris de Souza. Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135 Smetana String Quartet No 2


Presented By: Chris de Souza.

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Mark Wigglesworth conducts a programme including a romantic early tone poem by Webern,
Shostakovich's eerie last symphony, with its echoes of Rossini and Wagner, and Beethoven's majestic final piano concerto, with soloist Leif Ove Andsnes.
Webem Passacaglia, Op 1
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
Webem Im Sommerwind
Shostakovich Symphony No 15


Unknown: Mark Wigglesworth
Soloist: Leif Ove Andsnes.

: Music Restored

Lucie Skeaping talks about the art of improvisation with Baroque harpist Andrew Lawrence-King , who plays music from Spain and the New World and some extemporised pieces. Repeated from yesterday 10pm


Talks: Lucie Skeaping
Harpist: Andrew Lawrence-King

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with arts news, conversation and music including
Vaughan Williams 's Oboe Concerto and music from Khachaturlan's ballet Gayane.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Performance on 3

Aldeburgh Festival 1999
In this concert given on Sunday in the Snape Maltings concert hall, the BBC Symphony Orchestra is conducted by the new director of the Aldeburgh Festival, Thomas Ades , who is also represented in his more familiar role as composer. One of the tributes in Per Norgard's piece for string orchestra is to Sibelius, whose complete score for Hugo von Hofmannsthal 's play
Everyman - for chorus, orchestra and solo singers - is given its British premiere. Also on the programme, a dramatic piece for solo violin and orchestra by Janacek. Daniel Norman (tenor), David Meyer (baritone), Britten-Pears Chamber Choir, Anthony Marwood (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Ades
Sibelius Everyman , Op 83 (first UK performance)
Per Norgard Tributes
Janacek The Fiddler's Child
Ades Asyla


Unknown: Thomas Ades
Unknown: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Tenor: Janacek. Daniel Norman
Tenor: David Meyer
Violin: Anthony Marwood
Conductor: Thomas Ades
Conductor: Sibelius Everyman
Unknown: Ades Asyla

: Postscript

Between Sleeping and Waking Reflections on the great Spanish painter Velazquez, bom 400 years ago. 5: Gabriele Finaldi of the National
Gallery considers one of Velazquez's rare religious paintings, Christ after Ragellation.


Unknown: Gabriele Finaldi

: Love and Devotion

Choral and chamber music by Sibelius. Rakastava (The Lover)
Jubilate Choir, conductor Astrid Riska
Devotion Truls Mork (cello), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)


Conductor: Astrid Riska
Cello: Devotion Truls Mork
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents music by three leading composers, and Oliver Rivers reviews recent CDs of new music.
London Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen
Blrtwlstle The Silkhouse Tattoo
Magnus Lindberg Related Rocks Louis Andriessen The Last Day Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Oliver Rivers
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies continues his series on the history of jazz.
25: The Mature Ellington. When composer and pianist Billy Strayhorn joined forces with Duke Ellington, the band's repertoire grew swiftly and dramatically. With the subsequent arrival of brilliant young bassist
Jimmy Blanton and tenor saxophonist Ben Webster , the Duke could approach the 1940s with tremendous confidence.
Repeated from Saturday 6pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Pianist: Billy Strayhorn
Bassist: Jimmy Blanton
Unknown: Ben Webster

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Sweellnck Ballo del
Granduca, for Keyboard
12.10 Albicastro Violin Sonata, Op 9 No 12 (La Follia)
12.20 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in F, Op 3 No 3
12.30 Haydn Mass in B flat, XXII (Kleine Orgelmesse)
12.50 Schumann Variations on a Theme by Clara Wieck
1.00 In tonight's recorded concert, the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Ya Hui Wang in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5 in E minor.
1.45 Balys Dvarionas Dance; The Reeds
1.50 Boris Papandopulo Three Musical Movements for Orlando
2.05 Sauguet Les Forains
2.30 Szymanowski Scheherazade (Masques)
2.40 Marcin Mielczewski Missa super 0 Gloriosa Domina
3.00 Oswald von Wolkenstein Es
Fugt Sich; Vil Liebergrusse Susse
3.05 Murray R Schafer Minnelieder
3.35 Bach Praeludium and Fughetta in G, BWV902
3.45 Schubert Symphony No 3 in D
4.10 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)
4.50 Strauss Das War Sehr Gut
5.00 Weber Overture: Der Freischutz
5.10 Mozart String Quartet in D, K575
5.30 Bentzon Sinfonia Buffo
5.40 Busoni Sonatina No 6 super "Carmen" (Kammerfantasie)
5.45 Glazunov Lyric Poem in D flat, Op 12


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Clara Wieck
Conducted By: Ya Hui
Unknown: Boris Papandopulo
Unknown: Sauguet Les Forains
Unknown: Marcin Mielczewski Missa
Unknown: Vil Liebergrusse Susse
Unknown: Schafer Minnelieder
Unknown: Bach Praeludium

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