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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including after 6.00 Beethoven's Piano Sonata in D, Op 28 (Pastoral), played by Maurizio Pollini ; after 7.00 Zavateri's Concerto in G (Sea Storm) performed by the Freiburg Baroque
Orchestra conducted by Gottfried von der Goltz; and at 8.00 Walton's Varii Capricci with the London Philharmonic under Bryden Thomson.


Played By: Maurizio Pollini
Conducted By: Gottfried von Der Goltz;
Unknown: Bryden Thomson.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Baltzar Divisions upon John Come Kiss Scaramouche
9.04 Beethoven Overture: Leonore
No 3 Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Bruno Walter
9.17 Bartok Mikrokosmos (Bks 5 and 6) (excerpts) Maria Yudina (piano)
9.33 Buxtehude Heut Triumphieret Gottes Sohn , BuxWV43
Martina Bovet and Maria Cristina Kiehr
(sopranos), Andreas Scholl
(countertenor), Gerd Turk (tenor),
Ulrich Messthaler (bass), Concerto Vocale, director Rene Jacobs
9.47 Wagner Prelude, Act 1:
Lohengrin Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, conductor Hans Knappertsbusch
9.56 Gade Octet in F, Op 17 L'Archibudelli,
Smithsonian Chamber Players


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Bruno Walter
Conductor: Bartok Mikrokosmos
Piano: Maria Yudina
Unknown: Gottes Sohn
Unknown: Martina Bovet
Sopranos: Maria Cristina Kiehr
Sopranos: Andreas Scholl
Tenor: Gerd Turk
Bass: Ulrich Messthaler
Director: Rene Jacobs
Conductor: Hans Knappertsbusch

: Artist of the Week

Imogen Cooper
The pianist Imogen Cooper has developed a remarkable musical relationship with the baritone
Wolfgang Holzmair. She talks to Joan Bakewell about some of the song cycles they have performed and recorded together. With music by Schubert and Schumann.


Unknown: Imogen Cooper
Pianist: Imogen Cooper
Baritone: Wolfgang Holzmair.
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Sound Stories

Double Portraits
With Peggy Reynolds.
4: Sickert and Beecham
Walter Sickert painted his portrait of Thomas Beecham not from life but from a photograph. It is an impressionistic picture - the eyes glitter, the hands seem to move, and the viewer can easily imagine what it might be like to be a member of Beecham's audience. Music includes:
Wagner Prelude, Act 1: The
Mastersingers of Nuremberg London Philharmonic/Thomas
Beecham Mozart Symphony No 36 in C (Linz) (2nd mvt) Royal Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Beecham
Sibelius Violin Concerto (3rd mvt)
Jascha Heifetz , London Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Beecham
Delius Brigg Fair Royal Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Beecham


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Walter Sickert
Unknown: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Beecham Mozart
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Conductor: Thomas Beecham

: Composer of the Week: Prokofiev

4. Story of a Real Man
Gerard McBurney explores one of the composer's least-known and most strikingly original operas.
Russian Overture Phil harmonia
Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Conte de la Vieille Grand'mere, Op 31 Sergei Prokofiev (piano)
Story of a Real Man (Act 3, excerpts)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Bolshoi
Theatre, conductor Mark Ermler
Five Melodies, Op 35: No 4
Carole Farley (violin), Roger Vignoles (piano)


Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Conductor: Mark Ermler
Violin: Carole Farley
Violin: Roger Vignoles
Alexei: Yevgeni Kibkalo (baritone)
Senior Physician: Vladimir Petrov (tenor)
Vasily Vasilevich: Mark Reshetin (bass)
Zinochka: Maria Zvenzdina
Olga: Glafira Deomidova

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Haydn In the City
Lucie Skeaping introduces the series of Haydn string quartets from the 1999 City of London Festival. Brodsky Quartet
Quartet in F sharp minor, Op 50 No 4; Sonata No 3 (The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross); Quartet in E flat, Op 71 No 3

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear Tuesday's Prom in which the music of Lili
Boulanger returned to the Proms after many decades. A fascinating figure in French music who died tragically young in 1918, Boulanger poured all the fervour of her rare inspiration into her psalm settings. Ann Murray (mezzo),
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Van Pascal Tortelier
Lili Boulanger Psalm 24 Debussy La Mer
Lili Boulanger Psalm 130 (Du fond de I'Abime)
Sibelius Symphony No 2


Unknown: Ann Murray
Conductor: van Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Lili Boulanger

: The Piano

The first in a new series for the summer in which Andrew Green , in conversation with a major international pianist, explores the art of interpreting a particular composer's piano music through the recordings of great interpreters.
Today the Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt talks about interpreting the keyboard music of JS Bach.
Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV884 Angela Hewitt
Chorale Prelude: Nun Kommt der
Heiden Heiland , BWV699 Wilhelm Kempff
Fantasia in C minor, BWV906
Edwin Fischer
Partita in D, BWV828 (Overture) Rosalyn Tureck
Duet in G, BWV804
Andras Schiff
Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV904 Alfred Brendel
Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV893 Angela Hewitt


Unknown: Andrew Green
Pianist: Angela Hewitt
Unknown: Angela Hewitt
Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Unknown: Wilhelm Kempff
Unknown: Edwin Fischer
Unknown: Rosalyn Tureck
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Angela Hewitt

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with arts news and music, including Brahms's Violin Sonata,
Op 108, played by Maxim Vengerov and Daniel Barenboim , and Mozart's
Regina Coeli , K108, sung by Emma Kirkby with the Chorus and Orchestra of the Academy of Ancient Music.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Played By: Maxim Vengerov
Played By: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Regina Coeli
Sung By: Emma Kirkby

: BBC Proms 99

The glittering and seductive world of Ravel and the pyrotechnics of Boulez frame
Messiaen's revelatory last orchestral work. Using vast forces with imposing grandeur yet infinite subtlety,
Messiaen sums up his lifelong love of birdsong and discloses visions of a world beyond death.
Jean Rigby (mezzo), BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Boulez Notations I-IV
Ravel Sheherazade
8.00 The Ascent of Man
The first of four lectures on Bronowski's The Ascent of Man reflects on its impact as a landmark in the history of television.
8.20 Messiaen Eclairs sur I'Au-dela
Repeated Monday 2pm


Unknown: Jean Rigby
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Postscript

Contemporary American Poets
Michael Schmidt introduces readings by contemporary poets from America. 4: Deborah Garrison and Yusef
Komunyakaa Garrison , a senior editor for the New
Yorker, reads from her very first collection, and Komunyakaa, a Vietnam veteran, delivers a meditation on American, particularly African-American life.


Introduces: Michael Schmidt
Unknown: Deborah Garrison
Unknown: Komunyakaa Garrison

: Gould Piano Trio

Komgold Trio in D, Op 1 Repeat

: Soundings: Robert Rauschenberg

Tim Marlow explores Rauschenberg's innovative work as painter, sculptor, composer, photographer and choreographer. In a rare interview, Rauschenberg talks about a revolutionary career which began with collaborations with John Cage at
Black Mountain College and exploded in the fifties when he and Jasper
Johns rose to prominence in a New York art world previously dominated by Pollock and De Koonig. Repeat


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: De Koonig.

: Jazz Notes

Campbell Burnap and Alyn Shipton review recent jazz CDs.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Arensky Suite No 1 in F for Two Pianos, Op 15
12.20 Schubert Polonaise in B flat,
12.25 Pekiel Missa senza le Cerimonie
12.35 Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante , Op 22
12.50 Tulindberg Polonaise and Variations
12.55 Daquin Rondeau ; Le Colin; Maillard
1.00 Beethoven Overture: Rdelio;
Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor;
Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)
Brahms Academic Festival Overture
2.45 Telemann Concerto in B flat for
Three Oboes
2.55 Bach Partita No 1 in B minor for violin, BWV1002
3.20 Ranki Divertimento
3.30 Bartok Mikrokosmos (excerpts)
3.40 Wagner Prelude: Lohengrin
3.50 Moniuszko Two Songs
3.55 Mozart Divertimento in B flat,
4.20 Weber Trumpet Concertino
4.25 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A minor, Op 23
4.50 Palestrina Sicut Cervus
4.55 Scarlatti Sonata in E, K380
5.00 Albicastro Trio Sonata, Op 8 No 9
5.10 Kraus Symphony in C minor (Symphonie Funebre)
5.30 Schubert Ecossaises , D299
5.35 Verdi Per Me Giunto (Don Carlos )
5.45 Durante Concerto No 3 in E flat


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Schubert Polonaise
Unknown: Pekiel Missa
Unknown: Chopin Andante Spianato
Unknown: Grande Polonaise Brillante
Unknown: Tulindberg Polonaise
Unknown: Daquin Rondeau
Unknown: Bartok Mikrokosmos
Unknown: Schubert Ecossaises
Unknown: Don Carlos

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