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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including at 6.00 Mozart's
Piano Concerto No 8 in C, K246 with Daniel Barenboim as soloist and conductor; after 7.30 Rimsky-
Korsakov's Suite: Tsar Saltan played by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Paul Kletzki ; and after
8.00 the amazing sound of Russian basso profundo in music performed by the Orthodox Singers conducted by Georgy Smirnov.


Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Tsar Saltan
Conducted By: Paul Kletzki
Conducted By: Georgy Smirnov.

: Proms Composer of the Week: Nielsen

David Fanning presents music from Nielsen's first commission, some songs and a chamber masterpiece. Incidental music (Snefrid)
Odense Symphony Orchestra, conductor Edward Sverov
Apple Blossom; Song behind the Plough; Greeting Solveig Kringelborn (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano) Genre Picture Peder Severin (tenor), Dorte Kirkeskov (piano)
String Quartet No 3 in E flat Kontra Quartet


Soprano: Solveig Kringelborn
Soprano: Malcolm Martineau
Tenor: Peder Severin
Piano: Dorte Kirkeskov

: Work in Progress

Tom Paulin
Tom Paulin talks about his new long poem about the Second World War.


Unknown: Tom Paulin
Talks: Tom Paulin

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. Glinka Kamarinskaya
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.12 Glinka Farlaf 's Rondo (Ruslan and Lyudmila) Fyodor Chaliapin
(bass), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Max Steinmann
10.15 Bellini /I Mulino; Vi Rawiso (La Sonnambula) Fyodor Chaliapin , other performers unknown
10.18 Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 87 Nos 7-12 Tatiana Nikolaeva (piano)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Conductor: Glinka Farlaf
Bass: Fyodor Chaliapin
Conductor: Max Steinmann
Unknown: Fyodor Chaliapin
Unknown: Shostakovich Preludes
Piano: Tatiana Nikolaeva

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival 1999
Linda Ormiston introduces another concert from the Queen's Hall,
Edinburgh. Today a recital of chamber music given by three musicians who are each soloists in their own right. Isabelle van Keulen (violin/viola), Michael Collins (clarinet), Kathryn Stott (piano)
Schumann Marchenerzahlungen , Op 132
Kurtag Hommage a R Sch, Op 15d Kurtag Jelek
11.40 Festival Insights
A series of lively talks and public discussions involving some of the major figures appearing at this year's Edinburgh Festival.
12.00 Bartok Contrasts
Stravinsky Suite : The Soldier's Tale (1919)


Introduces: Linda Ormiston
Violin: Isabelle van Keulen
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Piano: Schumann Marchenerzahlungen
Unknown: Kurtag Hommage
Unknown: Kurtag Jelek
Unknown: Stravinsky Suite

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Joachim Piano Trio:
John Lenehan (piano), Rebecca Hirsch (violin), Caroline Dearnley (cello) Haydn Trio in C, H XV 21
Dvorak Trio in F minor, Op 65 Repeat


Piano: John Lenehan
Violin: Rebecca Hirsch
Cello: Caroline Dearnley

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear last
Tuesday's Prom concert. Alan Feinberg (piano),
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi Beethoven Overture: Egmont
Ives, reconstructed David G Porter Emerson Concerto (first UK performance)
Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)


Piano: Alan Feinberg
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
Unknown: David G Porter

: Voices

French Chanson. Jeremy Sams presents French popular songs from cabaret, music-hall and the movies. Including the voices of Charles Trenet and Yves Montand.


Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Unknown: Charles Trenet
Unknown: Yves Montand.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty investigates a piano concerto based on unfinished work by Elgar, which is being played at the Three Choirs Festival in Worcester with David Owen Norris as the soloist. Music includes Kodaly's Dances of Galanta and Barber's
Dover Beach performed by Thomas Hampson and the Emerson Quartet.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Thomas Hampson

: BBC Proms 99

A welcome return to the Proms for one of America's leading orchestras and its inspiring conductor. They bring music of many moods, as Shostakovich ranges from the sternly inward-looking to the jovially extrovert, and Berlioz revels in the fantastic vision of his fevered imagination. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
Shostakovich Symphony No 6
8.00 Goblin Market
Tom Paulin introduces a reading of Christina Rosetti 's poem of 1862, a story of passion, faith and sisterhood.
8.20 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Repeated Friday 3 September 2pm


Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Introduces: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Christina Rosetti

: Postscript

Fragments of a Great Confession The second of five programmes celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Goethe.
2: Werther and the Suicide Cult
Goethe described his literary output as "fragments of a great confession", and perhaps nothing was so directly linked to events in his own life as his early novel The
Sorrows of Young Werther. This tale of adulterous love and death was inspired by Goethe's own unrequited passion for a young married woman, and by the dramatic suicide of an acquaintance. Historian
Philippa Gregory explores the potent influence of Werther on a whole generation of young European Romantics.


Unknown: Philippa Gregory

: Fibonacci Sequence

The last of three programmes of chamber music played by the ensemble Fibonacci Sequence.
Mozart Quintet in E flat for horn and strings, K407 Repeat

: Edinburgh International Festival 1999

The second of two recitals from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, in which pianist Andras Schiff performs Bach's keyboard partitas. Bach Partita No 3 in A minor,
BWV827; No 5 in G, BWV829; No 6 in E minor, BWV830


Pianist: Andras Schiff

: Jazz Notes

Appleby Jazz Festival
Tonight's set is performed by the Tim Whitehead Quintet: Tim Whitehead (saxophones), Philip Shepherd
(cello), Pete Jacobsen (piano), Amie Somogyi (double bass), and Dave Barry (drums). Their set contains several compositions being broadcast for the first time and is introduced by Alyn Shipton.


Unknown: Tim Whitehead
Unknown: Tim Whitehead
Cello: Philip Shepherd
Cello: Pete Jacobsen
Piano: Amie Somogyi
Piano: Dave Barry
Introduced By: Alyn Shipton.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Tchaikovsky Marche Solennelle Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, conductor Uri Mayer
12.10 Einar Englund Piano Concerto No 2 Eero Heinonen , Finnish RSO, conductor Ulf Soderblom
12.35 Merikanto Improvisations, Op 76 No 3 Eero Heinonen (piano)
12.40 Bergamo La Vera Piva
Montanara Andrea Marcon (organ)
12.50 Grieg Last Spring Camerata Bern, director Thomas Furi (violin)
1.00 Sonatas and motets by Kaspar Forster performed by II Tempo Baroque Ensemble with Olga Pasiecznik and Marta Boberska
(sopranos), Kai Wessel
(countertenor), Krzysztof Szmyt
(tenor) and Grzegorz Zychowicz (bass).
2.05 Delius Prelude: Irmelin
Symphony Nova Scotia, conductor Georg Tintner
2.10 Uszt Transcription from
Mozart's "The Magic Flute" Gabor Csalog and Andras Kemenes
(pianos); Concert Paraphrase on "God Save the Queen" Laszlo Baranyay (piano)
2.20 Kodaly Suite: Hary Janos Hungarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Tamas Vasary
2.45 Schmelzer Lamento sopra la
Morte Ferdinandi Ill London Baroque
2.55 Purcell Funeral Music for Queen Mary Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble
3.00 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks Collegium Aureum
3.20 McCauley Five Miniatures for Ten Winds Canadian Chamber
Ensemble, conductor Raffi Armenian
3.30 Beethoven Ah! Perfido, Op 65 Rosamund Illing (soprano),
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert Esser
3.45 Berg Piano Sonata, Op 1 Glenn Gould (piano)
3.55 Schumann Overture: Manfred
Danish National RSO, conductor Michael Schonwandt
4.10 Schumann Fuga No 3 in G minor (Six Fugues on BACH, Op 60) Pavel Cerny (organ)
4.15 Franck Symphony in D minor Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kazuyoshi Akiyama
5.00 Vivaldi Concerto in D, RV 230 (L 'Estro Armonico)
Paul Wright (violin), Brandenburg Orchestra, conductor Paul Dyer
5.05 Dautrecourt Concert à Deux
Violes No 44 (Tombeau des Regrets) Violes Esgales
5.15 Poulenc Sept Chansons: No 1 Jutland Chamber Choir/Mogens Dahl
5.30 Debussy Clair de Lune Jane Coop (piano)
5.35 Haydn Symphony No 64 in A (Tempora Mutantur)
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, conductor Siebe Riedstra


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Uri Mayer
Piano: Einar Englund
Unknown: Eero Heinonen
Conductor: Ulf Soderblom
Piano: Eero Heinonen
Unknown: Montanara Andrea Marcon
Violin: Thomas Furi
Unknown: Kaspar Forster
Unknown: Olga Pasiecznik
Sopranos: Marta Boberska
Sopranos: Kai Wessel
Tenor: Krzysztof Szmyt
Tenor: Grzegorz Zychowicz
Conductor: Georg Tintner
Flute: Gabor Csalog
Flute: Andras Kemenes
Piano: Laszlo Baranyay
Unknown: Hary Janos
Conductor: Tamas Vasary
Conductor: Schmelzer Lamento
Unknown: Handel Music
Conductor: Herbert Esser
Piano: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Michael Schonwandt
Unknown: Pavel Cerny
Unknown: Franck Symphony
Conductor: Kazuyoshi Akiyama
Violin: Paul Wright
Conductor: Paul Dyer
Unknown: Violes Esgales
Conductor: Siebe Riedstra

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