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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including after 6.00
Schumann's Konzertstuck in F for four horns and orchestra; after 7.00 Britten's Simple Symphony; and after 8.00 the letter scene from
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin with the Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti.


Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Conductor: Georg Solti.

: Proms Composer of the Week: Brahms

Chris de Souza investigates what happened to Brahms during the middle years of a successful career. Music in the programme includes: Part Songs, Op 62 Nos 4-7
BBC Singers, conductor Joseph Cullen Eight Pieces for Piano, Op 76 Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
Academic Festival Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Conductor: Joseph Cullen
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Work in Progress

Maggi Hambling
The third of this week's five programmes in which
Maggi Hambling discusses her paintings of her late father.


Unknown: Maggi Hambling
Unknown: Maggi Hambling

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Kuhnau Biblical Sonata No 1 (The Battle Between David and Goliath) Christian Brembeck (organ)
10.19 Byrd Mass for Three Voices
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Philips
10.38 Dowland Now, 0 Now / Needs
Must Part Deller Consort , Pro
Cantione Antiqua , director Mark Brown
10.44 Sibelius Suite : Belshazzar's
Feast Gothenburg Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Christian Brembeck
Director: Peter Philips
Unknown: Deller Consort
Unknown: Cantione Antiqua
Director: Mark Brown
Director: Sibelius Suite

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival 1999
One of today's finest countertenors makes a welcome return to the Festival with an eclectic programme of music by Handel, Britten, Ravel and Schubert. Introduced by Unda Ormiston. David Daniels (countertenor), Martin Katz (piano) arr Ame Dorumsgaard Early Spanish Songs: Que Bien Me Lo Veo; De la
Vida de Este Mundo: Pampano Verde; Tnste Estaba el Rey David; Con Amores, la Mi Madre; A la Caza, Sus a Caza Schubert Adelaide; Nacht und
Traume; Auf dem Wasserzu Singen ; Der Tod und das Madchen; Seligkeit Ravel Cinq Mélodies Populaires Grecques
11.50 Catalunya Caledonia
Colm Toibin reads an extract from his book Homage to Barcelona, in which two performances of Beethoven's Symphony No 9 frame an image of life at the start of the Civil War in Barcelona, and politics, art and music blend into one.
12.10 Handel Cara Sposa (Rinaldo); Vivi Tiranno (Rodelinda)
Hundley Waterbird ; Sweet Suffolk Owl; Come Ready and See Me; Seashore Girls arr Britten New Year Carol; Man of Newington; There's None to Soothe; Sweet Polly Oliver ; 0 Waly, Waly; Oliver Cromwell


Introduced By: Unda Ormiston.
Introduced By: David Daniels
Piano: Martin Katz
Unknown: Wasserzu Singen
Unknown: Catalunya Caledonia
Unknown: Colm Toibin
Unknown: Handel Cara Sposa
Unknown: Hundley Waterbird
Unknown: Polly Oliver
Unknown: Oliver Cromwell

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Rodney Slatford introduces a recital given last year in the Lady Chapel of Lichfield Cathedral as part of the 1998 Lichfield International Arts Festival.
Lucy Gould (violin),
Martin Storey (cello),
Gretel Dowdeswell (piano)
Mozart Piano Trio in C, K548
Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, Op 15 Repeat


Introduces: Rodney Slatford
Violin: Lucy Gould
Cello: Martin Storey
Piano: Gretel Dowdeswell

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear last Friday's Prom, in which the new conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra made his Proms debut.
Sarah Chang (violin),
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Sakari Oramo Bridge The Sea
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Nielsen Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable)


Violin: Sarah Chang
Conductor: Sakari Oramo

: Choral Evensong

From St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh.
Introit: Balulalow (Byram-Wigfield) Responses (Byrd)
Office Hymn: Let All the World (Luckington)
Psalms 37 (Goss, Atkins)
First Lesson: Isaiah 55, wl-13
Canticles: Collegium Regale (Tavener) Second Lesson: John 6, wl-14
Anthem: My Soul There Is a Country (Parry)
Hymn: 0 Praise Ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum)
Te Deum in G (Vaughan Williams) Organ Voluntary: Marche Heroique (Brewer)
Master of the Music Timothy Byram -Wigfield
Assistant Organist Simon Nieminski.


Music: Timothy Byram
Organist: Simon Nieminski.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter investigates the life and work of the French composer Benjamin Godard and talks to pianist Stephen Kovacevich. Music includes Copland's El Salon Mexico and John Adams 's Soledades from El Dorado.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Benjamin Godard
Pianist: Stephen Kovacevich.
Unknown: John Adams

: BBC Proms 99

Tonight's concert features the first of two huge Mahler sympnonies conducted by Bernard Haitink who is celebrating his 70th birthday this year. The Symphony No 7 is often seen as the most challenging of the cycle and traces a path from darkness to light.
European Union Youth Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Mahler Symphony No 7
Repeated next Wednesday at 2pm The concert is also shown on BBC2


Conducted By: Bernard Haitink
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Postscript

Picturing the Word
Five writers reflect on their selection of images inspired by Christianity.
3: Professor Geoffrey Hill talks about Gauguin's The Vision After the Sermon, Jacob Wrestling with the Angel.


Talks: Professor Geoffrey Hill

: Gillian Weir

Music by and associated with Messiaen, played on the organ of the Birmingham Oratory.
Dupre Le Monde dans I'Attente du Sauveur
Messiaen Le Banquet Céleste Alain Intermezzo
Toumemire Variations on "Victimae
Messiaen Les Eaux de la Grace; Joie et Clarte des Corps Glorieux; Combat de la Mort et de la Vie (Les Corps Glorieux); Les Anges; Dieu parmi Nous (La Nativité du Seigneur) Repeat

: Viewing the Century: the Dalai Lama

The series which talks to leading witnesses of the century features an extensive interview with the Dalai
Lama. Isabel Hilton journeys to
Dharmsala in northern India to talk to His Holiness the Dalai Lama about his view of the world and the events and issues of which he has often been the centre since his flight from Tibet 40 years ago. Repeat


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Dalai Lama

: Jazz Notes

Appleby Jazz Festival
Alyn Shipton introduces the second set from Clark Tracey 's tribute to the late Art Blakey.


Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Clark Tracey
Unknown: Art Blakey.

: Through the Night

12.05am Faure En Prière Dilber
(soprano), Ilkka Paananen (piano) Dessane Ouverture Orchestre
Metropolitaine, conductor Gilles Auger
12.15 Farkas String Quartet Tatrai Quartet
12.30 Respighi Church Windows Orchestra of London, Canada, conductor Uri Mayer
12.55 Lassus Quo Properas Facunde Currende, conductor Erik van Nevel
1.00 A concert of organ music, including Buxtehude's Praeludium,
Fugue and Chaconne in C, BuxWV137, Eben's Hommage to Buxtehude, and music by Sweelinck, Bach, Stobaeus, Marin and Hendrik Andriessen.
2.45 Sibelius Malinconia Arto Noras
(cello), Tapani Valsta (piano)
3.00 Britten Canadian Carnival
Edmonton SO, conductor Uri Mayer
3.10 Schoenberg Three Piano Pieces, Op 11 Glenn Gould
3.25 Glinka Fantasy for Orchestra: Kamarinskaya Winnipeg Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Kazuhiro Koizumi
3.35 Mozart, arr Frank Danzi Duos (The Magic Flute) Duo Fouquet
3.45 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370 Peter Bree , Amsterdam String Trio
4.00 Weber Symphony No 1 in C Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor Ari Rasilainen
4.20 Fux Laudate Dominum Capella Nova Graz, conductor Otto Kargl
4.30 CPE Bach Concerto in E flat,
Wq47Jos van Immerseel (fortepiano), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord), Collegium Aureu
4.50 Colin Brumby Festival Overture on Australian Themes West
Australian SO, conductor Richard Mills
5.00 Ciurlionis Cantata: De Profundis
Kaunas State Choir, Lithuanian
National SO, conductor Petras Bingelis
5.10 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 14 in F minor Vancouver SO, conductor Sergiu Comissiona
5.20 Mozart Quintet in E flat, K452 Kathryn Selby (piano), Canberra Wind Soloists
5.45 Hubay Preghira Ferenc Szecsodi (violin), Istvan Kassai (piano)
5.50 Heinrich Bach Cantata : Ich
Danke Dir , Gott Musica Antiqua Koln, Rheinische Kantorei , conductor Reinhard Goebel


Soprano: Ilkka Paananen
Piano: Dessane Ouverture Orchestre
Conductor: Gilles Auger
Conductor: Uri Mayer
Unknown: Properas Facunde
Unknown: Hendrik Andriessen.
Cello: Tapani Valsta
Conductor: Uri Mayer
Unknown: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Kazuhiro Koizumi
Unknown: Frank Danzi
Unknown: Peter Bree
Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
Conductor: Otto Kargl
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Harpsichord: Collegium Aureu
Harpsichord: Colin Brumby
Conductor: Richard Mills
Conductor: Petras Bingelis
Conductor: Sergiu Comissiona
Piano: Kathryn Selby
Violin: Istvan Kassai
Piano: Heinrich Bach Cantata
Unknown: Danke Dir
Conductor: Rheinische Kantorei
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel

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