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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including after 6.00 pianist Zoltan Kocsis playing Debussy's
Estampes; after 7.00 Beethoven's Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring); and leading up to 9.00 Haydn's Missa Brews in F.


Pianist: Zoltan Kocsis

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Buxtehude Laudate Pueri, Buxtehude Greta de Reyghere and Agnes Mellon (sopranos), Ricercar Consort
9.09 Beethoven Variations on Handel's "See, the Conq'ring Hero
Comes" (Judas Maccabaeus ), Wo045 Anner Byisma (cello),
Stanley Hoogiand (fortepiano)
9.20 Mozart Fantasia in F minor, K608 Martin Haselbock (organ)
9.32 Haydn Symphony No 95 in C minor Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen
9.53 Brahms Variations and a Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op 24 Maria Yudina (piano)
10.16 Buxtehude Klaglied, BuxWV76 Andreas Scholl (countertenor),
Concerto di Viole, Basle Consort


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Greta de Reyghere
Unknown: Judas MacCabaeus
Cello: Stanley Hoogiand
Unknown: Martin Haselbock
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Piano: Maria Yudina
Unknown: Andreas Scholl

: Artist of the Week

Imogen Cooper
Pianist Imogen Cooper has recorded all the solo piano works from the last six years of Schubert's life. Today she talks to Joan Bakewell about some of the music which Schubert was inspired to compose when faced with imminent death.


Pianist: Imogen Cooper
Pianist: Imogen Cooper
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Double Portraits
With Peggy Reynolds.
3: Delacroix and Paganini Niccolo Paganini spent nearly 20 years working in his native Italy before he set out on a grand tour of Europe that was to make him a household name. By the time he arrived in Paris in 1831, everyone had heard rumours of how he had sold himself to the devil or murdered his mistress. It was this mysterious figure whom Eugene Delacroix painted in 1833, emerging through candelight playing his violin. Music in the programme includes: Paganini Caprice No 24 in A minor Michael Rabin (violin)
Uszt Transcendental Studies after
Paganini: No 3 (La Campanella) Michael Ponti (piano)
Paganini Le Streghe , Op 8 Salvatore Accardo (violin), London Philharmonic, conductor Charles Dutoit
Berlioz Harold aux Montagnes
(Harold in Italy) Nobuko Imai (viola), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Paganini Niccolo Paganini
Unknown: Eugene Delacroix
Violin: Michael Rabin
Piano: Michael Ponti
Piano: Paganini Le Streghe
Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Berlioz Harold
Viola: Nobuko Imai
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Proms Composer of the Week: Prokofiev

3: Prokofiev and Eisenstein
In 1938 Prokofiev began his collaboration with the great Soviet film director Sergei Eisenstein. They produced two major works for the early sound cinema,
Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible. Gerard McBurney considers the influence of Eisenstein on the composer's later dramatic music.
Divertimento Ulster Orchestra, conductor Andrew Mogrelia Sonata No 4 (Andante) The Composer (piano)
Ivan the Terrible Lyubov Sokolova (mezzo), Kirov Orchestra Chorus,
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Five Melodies, Op 35: No 3
Carole Farley (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano)


Director: Sergei Eisenstein.
Unknown: Alexander Nevsky
Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Conductor: Andrew Mogrelia
Unknown: Lyubov Sokolova
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Soprano: Carole Farley
Soprano: Roger Vignoles

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Haydn in the City
Lucie Skeaping introduces the series of programmes of Haydn string quartets from the 1999 City of London Festival. The series is given by the Sorrel and Brodsky Quartets. Quartet in E flat, Op 50 No 3
Sonata No 2 (Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross) Quartet in D, Op 71 No 2

: BBC Proms 99

Highlights from Sunday's day-long
Prom celebrating music from across the millennium and man's relationship with the cosmos. Vasari Singers,
Patricia Rozario (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis ,
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Paul Goodwin ,
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
Schoenberg Prelude to Genesis
Haydn Representation of Chaos (The Creation); Symphony No 64 in A (Tempora Mutantur)
Tavener Eternity's Sunrise
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Prokofiev Scythian Suite


Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Paul Goodwin
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Choral Evensong

From Norwich Cathedral.
Introit: An Evening Hymn
(Paul Bryan )
Responses (Archer)
Psalms 84 and 87 (Matthews, Hurford) First Lesson: Isaiah 52, wl-6
Office Hymn: Let Saints on Earth (Dundee)
Jamaican Canticles (Kelly)
Second Lesson: Acts 20, w28-35
Anthem: A Hymn to Jesus (Paul Johnson )
Hymn: Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation (Westminster Abbey)
Motet: Behold, Now Praise the Lord
Organ Voluntary: Sonata in G (1st mvt) (Elgar)
Director of the Cathedral Girls' Choir
Katherine Dienes.
Organist Robert Quinney.


Unknown: Paul Bryan
Unknown: Paul Johnson
Organist: Katherine Dienes.
Organist: Robert Quinney.

: In Tune

Music and guests with Sean Rafferty , including Hoist's Concerto for Two Violins and Small Orchestra, Op 49, performed by Andrew Watkinson ,
Nicholas Ward and the City of London Sinfonia, and Chopin's Barcarolle,
Op 60, played by Maurizio Pollini (piano).


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Andrew Watkinson
Unknown: Nicholas Ward
Played By: Maurizio Pollini

: BBC Proms 99

From the Royal Albert Hall ,
London. A new work by Peter Maxwell Davies , 65 this year, colourfully evokes the Manchester mills of his youth. "Memory is the catalyst," he says. "I think of something and there is music to go with it." Elgar's vibrant cello concerto and Prokofiev's great ballet score complete the mix for a virtuoso concert. BBC Philharmonic
Maxwell Davies Spinning Jenny (BBC commission; first performance) Conducted by the Composer
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor Ralph Kirshbaum (cello), conductor Van Pascal Tortelier
8.20 From within These Walls
The first of five programmes in which leading British artists explain their working methods and the inspiration of location and studio space. Today, Tim Marlow visits the north London studio of Paula Rego , the Portuguese-born painter who has been living in England since the seventies. Her large, beautiful and sometimes disturbing narrative paintings are created in a former industrial unit.
8.40 Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet
(excerpts) conductor Van Pascal Tortelier
Repeated Friday 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum
Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Paula Rego

: Postscript

Contemporary American Poets
Readings by leading contemporary poets from America.
3: Sharon Olds and August Kleinzahler Today's featured poets have both been the recipients of many top awards.


Unknown: Sharon Olds

: Malcolm Binns

Haydn Sonata in D, H XVI 51
Bartok Eight Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Op 20 Haydn Sonata in G, H XVI 39 Repeat


Piano: Haydn Sonata

: Jack the Dripper

Tim Marlow explores the life, legend and legacy of the American artist
Jackson Pollock , who revolutionised both painting and the image of the all-American artist.


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Artist: Jackson Pollock

: Jazz Notes

Former drummer, singer and songwriter with the rock band Genesis, Phil Collins formed his first jazz big band in 1996. He talks to Alyn Shipton about making the transition from rock to jazz and about the release of his new album, A Hot Night in Paris.


Unknown: Phil Collins
Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Mozart Violin Sonata in C, K14
12.15 Palestrina Motet: Salve Regina
12.20 Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op 45
1.00 Bach Organ Sonatas: in E flat, BWV525; in C minor, BWV526; in D minor, BWV527
1.35 Handel Verdi Prati , Selve Amene (Alcina)
1.40 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
2.00 Mahler Symphony No 8 (Symphony of a Thousand)
3.20 Luys de Narvaez Los Seys Libros de/ Delphin de Musica
3.55 Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K618
4.00 Busoni Variations and Fugue on Chopin's Prelude in C minor, Op 22
4.15 Suk Serenade in E flat, Op 6
4.45 Gassman Stabat Mater
5.00 Poulenc Oboe Sonata
5.15 Bach Trio Sonata in D minor, BWV527
5.25 Sweellnck In Te Domini Speravi
5.30 Krek Sinfonia
5.50 Cesti Ardo Lassa, 0 Non Ardo?; Chi Non Beve (Orontea)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Handel Verdi Prati
Unknown: Gassman Stabat Mater

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