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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including Schubert's
Variations for Violin and Piano on the Theme "Trockner Blumen" from Die
Schone Mullerin after the 6.00 news; Bach's sublime motet Jesu, Meine Freude , BWV227 before 7.00; and Marisa Robles playing the Harp
Concerto by Dlttersdorf after 8.00.

Contributors

Unknown: Schone Mullerin
Unknown: Meine Freude
Unknown: Marisa Robles

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Hugh Bean (violin), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
9.16 Stravinsky Concerto for Two Pianos Alfons and Aloys Kontarsky
9.38 Vaughan Williams Old King Cole Sinfonia Chorus, Northern Sinfonia of England, conductor Richard Hickox
10.01 Dohnanyl Variations on a Nursery Theme The Composer
(piano), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult

Contributors

Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Violin: Hugh Bean
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Aloys Kontarsky
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Artist of the Week

Malcolm Martineau
Pianist Malcolm Martineau is best known as a recital partner to singers, but today Joan Bakewell talks to him about his work with instrumentalists.

Contributors

Pianist: Malcolm Martineau
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau
Talks: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Five Gardens
With Richard Baker.
3: Vauxhall Gardens
Situated on the south bank of the Thames, Vauxhall pleasure gardens were a place of recreation for
Londoners for over two centuries, and music always played a large part in the entertainment on offer there.
Such was the popularity of Handel that thousands of people flocked to hear him rehearse his music for the Royal Fireworks, causing what was probably London's first serious traffic jam. Music includes:
Boyce Spring Gardens Evelyn Tubb (soprano), Frances Kelly (triple harp) Boyce Concerto Grosso in E minor London Baroque/Charles Medlam Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
English Concert,/Trevor Pinnock
Bishop Foresters Sound the Cheerful Horn Hilliard Ensemble

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Baker.
Soprano: Evelyn Tubb
Soprano: Frances Kelly
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock

: Composer of the Week: John Adams

Alwynne Pritchard talks to
John Adams about his first opera, on the subject of President Nixon's visit to
China, and about the trickster element in his music as revealed in the manic humour of his Fearful Symmetries.
The Chairman Dances San Francisco
Symphony Orchestra/Edo de Waart News Has a Kind of Mystery (Nixon in China, Act 1) James Maddalena (baritone), Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor Edo de Waart
Fearful Symmetries Orchestra of St Luke's, conducted by the Composer

Contributors

Talks: Alwynne Pritchard
Unknown: John Adams
Baritone: James Maddalena

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

1999 Spltalflelds Festival
Penny Gore presents another concert given last week at the Spitalfields Festival. Music includes songs by Schubert and Uszt.
Philip Langridge (tenor),
Jennifer Langridge (cello), David Owen Norris (piano)

Contributors

Tenor: Philip Langridge
Cello: Jennifer Langridge
Piano: David Owen Norris

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Weber Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor, Op 73 Michael Collins (clarinet)Aan Pascal Tortelier Resplghi Pines of Rome
Conductor
Yan Pascal Tortelier Berlioz Overture: Benvenuto Cellini
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Respighi Roman Festivals Conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) Conductor Vassily Sinaisky

Contributors

Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Aan Pascal Tortelier
Clarinet: Resplghi Pines
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier Berlioz
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: Choral Evensong

From The Temple Church, London.
Introit: Oculi Omnium (Keith Roberts ) Responses (Smith)
Psalm 90 (Lang, Layton, Vivian)
First Lesson: 1 Chronicles 22, w6-16 Canticle: Stanford in A
Second Lesson: Mark 14 v42 - 16 v8
Anthem: Geistliches Lied (Brahms) Benedictus in C (Stanford)
Organ Voluntary: Finale from Evocation, Op 37 (Dupre)
Director of music Stephen Layton. Sub-organist James Vivian.

Contributors

Unknown: Keith Roberts
Music: Stephen Layton.
Unknown: James Vivian.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with arts news and music, including Wagner's Wesendonk Lieder sung by soprano Julia Varady and conducted by Dietrich Fischer -Dieskau, and Haydn's Trio in E minor, H XV 12, performed by Patrick Cohen (piano), Erich Höbarth (violin) and Christophe Coin (cello).

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Soprano: Julia Varady
Conducted By: Dietrich Fischer
Piano: Patrick Cohen
Piano: Christophe Coin

: Performance on 3 Ellington at 100

Presented by Alyn Shipton. A collaboration between the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and the London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mann.
Movements from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite both as arranged by Duke
Ellington and Billy Strayhom and in its original orchestration.
8.15 Sometimes I Just Take All the Bows
Russell Davies traces the development of Duke Ellington the band leader from the jungle music of the Carlton Club to the international concert stage.
8.35 Ellington, arr Marsalis Afro Bossa (Bula); Blues in Blueprint;
Happy Go Lucky Local: A Tone Parallel to Harlem

Contributors

Presented By: Alyn Shipton.
Unknown: Wynton Marsalis
Conductor: Paul Mann.
Conductor: Billy Strayhom
Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Marsalis Afro

: Postscript

Piers Plowman
John Burnside introduces and reads his version of The Ploughing of the Half-acre.

Contributors

Introduces: John Burnside

: The Piano

Virtuoso Transcriptions
Piers Lane introduces piano pyrotechnics from the likes of Josef Hofmann and Gyorgy Cziffra. The programme also includes a tribute to the great turn-of-the-century pianist Leopold Godowsky , including a recording of some of his fiendishly difficult Studies after Chopin, specially recorded by Marc-Andr6 Hamelin. Music includes:
Chopin, arr Hofmann Waltz in D flat. Op 64 No 1 (Minute) Josef Hofmann (piano)
J Strauss (son), arr Cziffra Der
Zigeunerbaron Gyorgy Cziffra (piano) Bach, arr Godowsky Aria (Violin Sonata No 3) Konstantin Sherbakov (piano) Schubert, arr Godowsky
Morgengruss Leopold Godowsky (piano) Godowsky Studies after Chopin for the Left Hand Nos 21 and 35 Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
Salnt-Saens, arr Godowsky The Swan Stephen Hough (piano)
Saint-Sains, arr Liszt Danse
Macabre Arnaldo Cohen (piano)
Strauss, arr Geiseking Standchen Eileen Joyce (piano)
J Strauss (son), arr Friedman Voices of Spring Piers Lane (piano) Producer Chris Wines
Repeated tomorrow 4pm

Contributors

Unknown: Josef Hofmann
Unknown: Gyorgy Cziffra.
Pianist: Leopold Godowsky
Unknown: Hofmann Waltz
Piano: Josef Hofmann
Piano: J Strauss
Piano: Konstantin Sherbakov
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Piano: Stephen Hough
Unknown: Liszt Danse
Piano: MacAbre Arnaldo Cohen
Piano: Eileen Joyce
Piano: J Strauss

: Night Waves

How did the CIA influence modem art?
Frances Stonor Saunders maintains that, from Jackson Pollock to
Stephen Spender , there are few artists who were not in some way complicit with America's secret service during the fifties.
Patrick Wright talks to her about her account of this unlikely relationship in Who Paid the Piper? The CIA and the Cultural Cold War and asks if there any parallels today.
Producer Anthony Denselow

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Stonor Saunders
Unknown: Jackson Pollock
Unknown: Stephen Spender
Talks: Patrick Wright
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Jazz Notes

Jazzpar Winners at the Barbican
In the third of this week's concerts from the Barbican Centre
Alyn Shipton introduces Algerian-born pianist Martial Solal. He is joined by the brothers Francois Moutin on bass and Louis Moutin on drums.

Contributors

Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Francois Moutin
Unknown: Louis Moutin

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Liszt Fantasy on Halevy's "La Juive"
12.20 Ravel, arr Richard Mclntyre Ma Mere I'Oye
12.35 Madetoja Suru ; Elegia
12.45 Brahms Alto Rhapsody
1.00 Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
1.45 Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor
2.20 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Tale of Tsar Saltan
2.40 Prokofiev Gavotta; Nocturne:
Paysage
2.50 Harry Somers Suite for Harp, Woodwind and Strings
3.15 Mozart Divertimento in D, K136
3.25 Telemann Trio Sonata in A minor
3.35 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Vienna Blood
3.45 Rudolf Buchbinder Paraphrase on J Strauss
3.50 Bach, orch Schoenberg Prelude and Fugue in E flat, (BWV552)
4.10 Bach Prelude and Fugue in C (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 2)
4.15 Pekiel Missa Pulcherrima
4.45 Dittersdorf Sinfonia Concertante
5.00 Weber Andante and Rondo
Ungarese in C minor, Op 35
5.10 Trad early Hungarian Dances from Estergom
5.15 Johann Rosenmuller Sinfonia
Quinta
5.25 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
5.50 Offenbach The Doll's Song (Tales of Hoffmann)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Richard McLntyre
Unknown: Madetoja Suru
Unknown: Harry Somers Suite
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Rudolf Buchbinder Paraphrase
Unknown: Pekiel Missa Pulcherrima
Unknown: Johann Rosenmuller








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