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: On Air

With Martin Handley.
6.20 Rachmaninov Prelude in D, Op 23 No 4 Kathryn Stott (piano)
7.05 Howells Three Unpublished
Songs: An Old Man's Lullaby; Here
She Lies; 0 Garlands, Hanging by the Door John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Julius Drake (piano)
8.00 Mozart Flute Quartet in D, K285 Israel Flute Ensemble
8.45 Beethoven Violin Concerto
Movement In C Gidon Kremer , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Emil Tchakarov
Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Piano: Julius Drake
Unknown: Gidon Kremer
Conductor: Emil Tchakarov
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Summer CD Review

Geoffrey Smith plays the best recordings from the past season of CD Review, including Building a Librarywinners.
9.03 Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune Jonathan Snowden (flute), London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Serge Baudo
9.14 Beethoven Adelaide; Neue
Liebe, Neues Leben Stephan Genz (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
9.25 Saint-Saens Softly Awakes My Heart (Samson and Delilah)
Diana Montague (mezzo), Bruce Ford (tenor), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor David Perry
9.32 Bernstein Dance at the Gym (West Side Story)
National Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Owen Edwards
9.41 Telemann Die Auferstehung Telemann Chamber Orchestra,
Michaelstein, conductor Ludger Remy
10.15 Byrd Prelude and Ground a 5 Ensemble Orlando Gibbons, director Wieland Kuijken
10.22 Anon Alleluia (A Lammas Ladymass) Anonymous 4
10.27 Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467 Maria Joao Pires ,
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
10.55 Strauss Rrst Waltz Sequence (Der Rosenkavalier)
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
11.08 Dvorak Dumka , Op 12 No 1; Furiant, Op 12 No 2
Radoslav Kvapil (piano)
11.17 Finzi, orch Ashmore
Five Bagatelles Robert Plane (clarinet), Northern Sinfonia, conductor Howard Griffiths
11.33 Poulenc Nous Voulons une
Petite Soeur; Le Petit Garcon Trop
Bien Portant (Quatre Chansons pour Enfants) Suze van Grootel (soprano), Kees Schul (piano)
11.39 Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez John Williams (guitar), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Louis Fremaux Producer Clive Portbury
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview DISC DETAILS: call [number removed] or consult CEEFAX on BBC1. page 651


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Flute: Jonathan Snowden
Conductor: Serge Baudo
Baritone: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Diana Montague
Tenor: Bruce Ford
Conductor: David Perry
Conductor: John Owen Edwards
Conductor: Ludger Remy
Conductor: Byrd Prelude
Director: Wieland Kuijken
Unknown: Maria Joao Pires
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Conductor: Dvorak Dumka
Piano: Radoslav Kvapil
Conductor: Howard Griffiths
Conductor: Poulenc Nous Voulons
Piano: Kees Schul
Piano: Rodrigo Concierto
Conductor: Louis Fremaux
Producer: Clive Portbury

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is design consultant Stephen Bayley , one of the world's foremost commentators on contemporary design, style and popular culture. In the 1980s, he created the Boilerhouse Project in London's Victoria and Albert Museum and has since worked for many leading multinational companies. His latest enterprise is Moving Objects, an exhibition at the Royal College of Art exploring 30 years of car design. His eclectic music choices include an aria by Handel, a song by Schubert, Brahms's German Requiem, Weill's
September Song, and Gimme Shelter by the Rolling Stones.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Stephen Bayley
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: Proms Chamber Music 99

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital given by the Endellion Quartet. Nielsen String Quartet in F, Op 44
Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135 See also 7.30pm

: Listeners' Choice

With Humphrey Carpenter , including: German Welsh Rhapsody
Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson
Astagora Stabat Mater Ann Monoyios (soprano), Balthasar Neumann Choir , Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock Zimmermann Trumpet Concerto Hakan Hardenberger , South West
German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Gielen
Uszt Totentanz Byron Janis ,
Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Reiner
Producer Verity Sharp. WRITE TO: Listeners' Choice. BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Soprano: Ann Monoyios
Soprano: Balthasar Neumann Choir
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock
Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Conductor: Michael Gielen
Unknown: Byron Janis
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Producer: Verity Sharp.

: Best of 3

Michael White selects some highlights of the past week on Radio 3. Producer Kirsten Smith


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Kirsten Smith

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents more listeners' requests for jazz favourites. Producer Felix Carey


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Felix Carey

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz.
32: Whatever Happened to the Big Bands? Although the big band era came to a close around the outbreak of the Second World War, big bands themselves did not disappear. And there were also be-boppers like Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk, trained in the band era, for whom it was natural to fuse the old big band style with the new musical language they had created. Producer David Perry
Repeated Friday 11.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Producer: David Perry

: Discovering Music

Ten programmes in which Leonard Slatkin and the BBC Philharmonic explore the language of music. 5: Theme and Variations
Slatkin and the orchestra show how
Rachmaninov created a big piece out of one melody in his Paganini Rhapsody and explore variations in works by Handel and Beethoven. Plus a complete performance of the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini played by Vladimir Ashkenazy with the LSO, conductor Andre Previn. Repeat


Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Played By: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Andre Previn.

: Endellion Quartet

Bartok String Quartet No 4 Repeat

: BBC Proms 99

The National Youth
Orchestra brings a brilliant
I and demanding programme to the Proms, featuring the challenging sounds of Mark-Anthony Turnage 's powerful new work, inspired by the battlefields of the Somme, Dvorak's lyrical violin concerto, and a glorious late work by Bartok - a virtuoso concerto for the whole orchestra.
Leonidas Kavakos (violin), National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, conductor Ivan Fischer
Tumage Silent Cities (first London performance)
Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
8.55 Summer Pleasures
2: A Deserted City
Every August the chaotic and noisy city of Rome turns eerily quiet as the population flees the unbearable heat. Novelist Geoff Dyer describes this wonderful metamorphosis.
9.15 Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Repeated Wednesday 2pm
# See Brian Kay : page 36


Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Violin: Leonidas Kavakos
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Unknown: Geoff Dyer
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Books Abroad

Novelist Colm Toibin opens a window on the world through books. This evening: Greek literature emerging from the shadows of Zorba and Odysseus; the liberation of literature from politics in Morocco; unlikely stories of satire from present-day
China; and a snapshot of life in Taiwan. Producer Marc Beeby


Unknown: Colm Toibin
Producer: Marc Beeby

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mix of CD tracks. Plus an interview with legendary singer/songwriter and arranger Van Dyke Parks , whose albums took pop music to a new level of complexity in the 1960s. He discusses writing lyrics for the Beach Boys, producing Ry Cooder and scoring music for Hollywood films.
Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: van Dyke Parks
Unknown: Ry Cooder
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz on 3

With Jez Nelson. Tonight British saxophone legend John Surman premieres arrangements of music he has written for The Shade, the debut feature from French film director
Raphael Nadjari. The film is based on Dostoyevsky's story The Quiet
Woman, and Surman conjures up the themes of love, yearning, joy and loss in haunting, colourful music for soprano sax, bass clarinet and electronics. Producer Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Jez Nelson.
Unknown: John Surman
Director: Raphael Nadjari.
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat,
K595 Stravinsky Orpheus
2.00 Roussakis Mi et Fa
2.20 Franck Psyche et Eros (Psyche)
2.30 Poulenc Organ Concerto
2.50 Martinu Clarinet Sonatina
3.00 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581 (string quartet arrangement)
3.40 Kodaly Hary Janos (excerpts)
3.45 Bach Prelude and Fughetta in G, BWV902
3.55 attrib Haydn Oboe Concerto in C
4.20 Bruhns Cantata: Wohl dem, der den Herren Furchtet
4.30 Couperin Concerto in G for two viols (Les Gouts Reunis)
4.40 Roussel Le Festin de I'Araignee
5.00 Jommelli Sonata in D
5.10 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110
5.35 Dvorak Legend in C. Op 59 No 4
5.40 Hubay Spinning Room
5.45 Cimarosa, arr Benjamin Trumpet Concerto

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