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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including after 6.00
Beethoven's String Quartet in F,
Op 18 No 1, played by the Quartetto Italiano; after 7.00 Rimsky-
Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnol performed by the Hollywood Bowl
Orchestra conducted by Felix Slatkin ; and after the news at 8.00 Emil
Gilels plays Grieg.


Conducted By: Felix Slatkin

: Proms Composer of the Week: Brahms

Chris de Souza looks at Brahms's last years. Music includes:
0 Heiland, Reiss die Himmel, Op 74 No 2 BBC Singers, conductor Joseph Cullen
Violin Sonata No 3 in D minor,
Op 108
Yehudi Menuhin
Fest- und Gedenkspruche BBC Singers, conductor Joseph Cullen
Piano Pieces, Op 119 Nos 2-4 Emmanuel Ax


Conductor: Joseph Cullen
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor: Joseph Cullen

: Work in Progress

Maggi Hambling
Maggi Hambling talks about her current painting - a multiple-head portrait of Henrietta Moraes.


Unknown: Maggi Hambling
Talks: Maggi Hambling
Unknown: Henrietta Moraes.

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. Featuring Byrd masses and motets. Byrd Mass for five voices
Choir of Winchester Cathedral, director David Hill
10.30 Britten Symphonic Suite (Gloriana)
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Steuart Bedford


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Director: David Hill
Conductor: Steuart Bedford

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival 1999
Linda Ormiston introduces the solo debut recital by a brilliant young pianist, who returns to Edinburgh after his stunning performance at the festival in 1996. Till Fellner (piano)
Bach Prelude and Fugue No 7 in A minor;
No 20 in E flat; No 3 in C sharp;
No 19 in A (The Well Tempered Clavier Book 1)
Webem Variations, Op 27
Bach Prelude and Fugue No 21 in B flat; No 18 in G sharp minor;
No 13 in F sharp (The Well Tempered Clavier Book 1)
11.45 Festival Insights
A series of lively conversations and public discussions involving some of the major figures appearing at this year's Festival.
12.05 Beethoven Sonata in B flat,
Op 106 (Hammerklavier)


Introduces: Linda Ormiston
Piano: Till Fellner

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Emperor Quartet
Stravinsky Three Pieces for string quartet
Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile (String Quartet No 1 in D, Op 11)
Schubert String Quartet in A minor, D804

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear Sunday's
Prom, which included a new work by Thomas Ades , incorporating elements of dance and jazz, with the composer in his Proms debut as a conductor. Two great 20th-century works, an energetic concerto and a powerful Russian symphony, completed the programme. Yefim Bronfman (piano),
BBC SO, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Ades Asyla (first London performance) Conducted by the Composer Bartok Piano Concerto No 2
Shostakovich Symphony No 5


Unknown: Thomas Ades
Piano: Yefim Bronfman
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Ades Asyla

: Music Restored

Early Movers
In another of his conversations with leading figures from the world of early music, Christopher Cook talks to Peter Phillips , the founder and director of the Tallis Scholars.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Peter Phillips
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter meets writer Germaine Greer and presents a selection of music, including Moeran's Rhapsody No 3 and Michael Haydn 's Trumpet Concerto No 2 in C.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Michael Haydn

: BBC Proms 99

Epigrams and enigmas abound in the intriguing music of the Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtag : his new work
Messages includes a setting of an inscription from a Cornish grave.
Echoes of the beyond are also to be found in Rachmaninov's choral work, in Bartok's last completed concerto, and in Stravinsky's poignant ballet about the puppet with a human soul. Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peter Eotvos
Rachmaninov The Isle of the Dead
Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
8.25 Performing Art
In the fifth of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music, Christopher Cook talks to Rowan Watson about John Cage 's Edible Papers.
8.45 Gyorgy Kurtag Messages (first British performance)
Stravinsky Petrushka (1911 version) Repeated next Friday 2pm.


Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag
Conductor: Peter Eotvos
Conductor: Albert Museum
Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Rowan Watson
Unknown: John Cage
Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka

: Postscript

Picturing the Word
Five writers reflect on their selection of images inspired by Christianity and explore how deeply these images resonate in culture today. 5: The broadcaster and journalist
Richard Coles talks about Braque's
In Full Sight.


Talks: Richard Coles

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents a portrait of John Woolrich , in conversation with him and his fellow composers
Richard Baker and Peter Wiegold. With specially recorded performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Martyn Brabbins with Nicholas Daniels
(oboe) and Lars-Anders Tomter (viola). John Woolrich The Barber's
Timepiece; Oboe Concerto; Viola Concerto


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: John Woolrich
Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Peter Wiegold.
Conducted By: Martyn Brabbins
Oboe: Nicholas Daniels
Viola: John Woolrich

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz.
33: Birth of the Cool. The possibility of a cool school in jazz had been present since the 1920s, but the cool was only institutionalised after the initial fury of bebop had passed, courtesy of musicians like
Miles Davis , Gil Evans and Gerry Mulligan. Repeated from Saturday 6pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Gil Evans
Unknown: Gerry Mulligan.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Glinka Overture: Ivan
Susanin Slovak Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Ondrej Lenard
12.15 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto
No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1 Arthur Ozolins , Toronto Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
12.40 Gounod Cavatina (Faust, Act 3) Denes Gulyas (tenor),
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, conductor Geza Oberfrank
12.45 Francesco Durante Concerto
No 2 in G Concerto Koln
1.00 A performance of Puccini's
Tosca given at the National Theatre Opera in Zagreb.
Choir and Orchestra of the Croatian
National Theatre conducted by Lamberto Gardelli
2.30 Buxtehude Toccata in F,
BuxWV156 Ludger Lohmann (organ)
2.40 Telemann Flute Concerto in D
Wilbert Hazelzet , Musica Antiqua Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
2.50 Einojuhani Rautavaara
Magnificat Jauna Musica , conductor Vaclovas Augustinas
3.10 Schubert String Quartet in G, D887 Alban Berg Quartet
3.55 Chopin Etude in E, Op 10 No 3 Jane Coop (piano)
4.00 Robert Kajanus Rhapsody No 1 Finnish RSO, conductor Leif Segerstam
4.10 Sibelius Romance in C, Op 42 Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, conductor Hannu Koivula
4.15 Beethoven 15 Variations and a Fugue on an original theme in E flat, Op 35 (Eroica) Glenn Gould (piano)
4.35 Padre Donostia Aur maitagorri eder bat; Aur txiki eder pollit bat;
Etzen bada gaua; Kanta zagun etziak RTVE Chorus, conductor Alberto Blancafort
4.45 Tchaikovsky Marche Slave, Op 31 RTV Slovenia Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Marko Munih
5.00 Alessandro Scariatti Concerto
Grosso No 1 in F
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, conductor Jeanne Lamon
5.10 Brahms Eight Piano Pieces, Op 76 Robert Silverman
5.40 Bach Motet: Komm, Jesu, Komm! The Sixteen, Netherlands
Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
5.45 Adriaen Valerius Mrs Mary
Hoffmans Almand (Nedehandtsche Gedenck-clanck)
Toyohiko Satoh (lute)
5.50 Wolf Italian Serenade
Ljubljana String Quartet


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Ondrej Lenard
Unknown: Arthur Ozolins
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Tenor: Denes Gulyas
Conductor: Geza OBErfrank
Conductor: Francesco Durante
Conducted By: Lamberto Gardelli
Unknown: Ludger Lohmann
Unknown: Wilbert Hazelzet
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Director: Einojuhani Rautavaara
Conductor: Jauna Musica
Conductor: Vaclovas Augustinas
Unknown: Alban Berg
Piano: Jane Coop
Piano: Robert Kajanus
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Conductor: Hannu Koivula
Piano: Glenn Gould
Piano: Padre Donostia
Conductor: Alberto Blancafort
Conductor: Marko Munih
Conductor: Alessandro Scariatti
Conductor: Jeanne Lamon
Unknown: Robert Silverman
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Unknown: Toyohiko Satoh
Tosca: Branka Stiunovic (soprano)
Cavaradossi: Stojan Stojanov (tenor)
Scarpia: Ferdinand Radovan (baritone)
Sciarrone: Miljenio Grozdanic (bass)
Jailer: Filip Vrcan (bass)
Shepherd's voice: Ljiljana Budicin Manestar (soprano)

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