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: On Air

Penny Gore with arts news and music, including after 6.00
Debussy's Children's Comer played by pianist Pascal Roge ; after 7.30 Bruch's Kol Nidrei ; and after 8.30 Mozart's Concertone in C for two violins and orchestra, K190.


Pianist: Pascal Roge
Unknown: Kol Nidrei

: Proms Composer of the Week: Nielsen

David Fanning concludes his exploration of Nielsen's life and works with incidental music, an elegy for a young artist and the third symphony. We Sons of the Lowland (Incidental music: Tove) Jan Lund (tenor), Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tamas Veto
Prelude to Act 2; Sidsel's Song;
Prelude to Act 4 (Incidental music: Hagbarth and Signe)
Susanne Persson (mezzo), Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tamas Veto
Introduction and Andantino
(Incidental music: Hagbarth and Signe) Susanne Persson (mezzo), Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tamas Veto
At the Bier of a Young Artist Kontra
Quartet, Jan Johanssen (double bass) Symphony No 3 (Sinfonia Espansiva) San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert Blomstedt


Unknown: David Fanning
Tenor: Jan Lund
Unknown: Susanne Persson
Unknown: Susanne Persson
Conductor: Tamas Veto
Unknown: Jan Johanssen
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt

: Work in Progress

Tom Paulin
Tom Paulin reads from his new long poem about the Second World War, which records the life of Mike McGuinness
, the only Ulsterman to win the Victoria Cross.


Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Mike McGuinness

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Musorgsky By the Walls of Kazan (Boris Godunov )
Fyodor Chaliapin (bass), other performers unknown
10.10 Musorgsky Farewell , Prayer and Death of Boris (Boris Godunov ) Fyodor Chaliapin (bass), Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Vincenzo Belleza
10.24 Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 87 Nos 21-24 Tatiana Nikolaeva (piano)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Boris Godunov
Bass: Fyodor Chaliapin
Unknown: Musorgsky Farewell
Unknown: Boris Godunov
Bass: Fyodor Chaliapin
Conductor: Vincenzo Belleza
Conductor: Shostakovich Preludes
Piano: Tatiana Nikolaeva

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival 1999
The second of three recitals featuring Beethoven's sonatas.
Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Christian Zacharias (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring); Sonata in A, Op 30
11.50 Festival Insights
A series of lively conversations and public discussions involving some of the major figures appearing at this year's festival.
12.10 Beethoven Sonata in C minor, Op 30


Violin: Frank Peter Zimmermann
Piano: Christian Zacharias
Piano: Beethoven Sonata
Unknown: Beethoven Sonata

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital of music for recorders and piano.
Piers Adams (recorders), Howard Beach (piano)
Ernst Krahmer Introduction and Variations, Op 23
York Bowen Sonata for Recorder
Rubbra Meditazione sopra Coeurs Desoles
Norman Fulton Scottish Suite
Hunyadi Concert Polonaise Repeat


Piano: Piers Adams

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear last Friday's Prom. Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Peter Eotvos Rachmaninov The Isle of the Dead
Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
Gyorgy Kurtag Messages (first UK performance)
Stravinsky Petrushka (1911 version)


Conductor: Peter Eotvos
Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka

: Music Restored

Early Movers
In another of his conversations with leading figures from the world of early music, Christopher Cook talks to the violinist Andrew Manze.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp
E-MAIL: music restored@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Christopher Cook
Violinist: Andrew Manze.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty 's guest is the conductor Leonard Slatkin , who directs Sunday's Prom concert of music by British composers. Today's music includes Tchaikovsky's
Variations on a Rococo Theme for cello and orchestra and Britten's
Hymn to St Cecilia.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: BBC Proms 99

Shostakovich's music was always quirky and often sardonic, and towards the end of his life these qualities took on a new bite. His fifteenth symphony jokes about music from the past but is in the end honest and direct. Mark
Wigglesworth has conducted
Shostakovich at the Proms with great success; this evening he is joined by a young violinist in Beethoven's towering concerto.
Christian Tetzlaff (violin), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Beethoven Violin Concerto in D
7.45 Performing Art
In the sixth of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music, Christopher Cook talks to Sorrel Hershberg about Le Corbusier's Chaise Longue.
8.05 Shostakovich Symphony No 15 Repeated Tuesday 7 September 2pm


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Albert Museum
Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Sorrel Hershberg

: Postscript

Fragments of a Great Confession The last of five programmes celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Goethe.
5: Echoes of the East
Novelist Philip Hensher looks at the collection of poems known as the West-ästlicher Divan (West-Eastern Divan), inspired by Goethe's discovery of the Orient in the works of the Persian poet Hafiz.
Radio 3's Weimar Weekend starts tomorrow at 2pm


Unknown: Philip Hensher

: Italian Serenade

Wolf wrote his famous serenade in 1887. Meanwhile in Spain, Albeniz was composing songs with Italian texts. Wolf Italian Serenade
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Alexander Schneider
Albeniz Songs (Seis Baladas) Victoria de los Angeles, Geoffrey Parsons (piano)


Conductor: Alexander Schneider
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons

: BBC Proms 99

Baroque music new to the Proms by Wassenaer and Durante complements Pergolesi's sublime sequence of solos and intertwining duets - a superb vehicle for the artistry of Andreas Scholl and his sister Elisabeth.
Elisabeth Scholl (soprano),
Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, director Gottfried von der Goitz
Durante Concerto No 4 in E minor
Vivaldi Filiae Maestae Jerusalem
Wassenaer Concerto No 4 in F minor
Pergolesi Stabat Mater


Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Soprano: Andreas Scholl

: Jan Century

Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz.
34: It Getz Cooler. If cool jazz started with the misty voicings of Gil Evans and the brooding lyricism of Miles Davis , musicians like pianists
George Shearing and Lennie Tristano and saxophonist Stan Getz showed how this style could be developed. Repeated from Saturday 6pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Gil Evans
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Lennie Tristano
Unknown: Stan Getz

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Horneman Overture:
Aladdin Danish National RSO, conductor Michael Schonwandt
12.15 Regamey Quintet Miroslaw Pokrzywinski (clarinet),
Grzegorz Golab (bassoon), New Warsaw Trio
12.50 Vagn Holmboe Lauda; Laudabo Psallem Deum (Liber
Canticorum II, Op 59c) Sokkelund
Choir, conductor Morten Schuldt Jensen
1.00 A concert given by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gunther Schuller. Anatol Ugorski (piano)
Brahms Haydn Variations, Op 56a Scriabin Piano Concerto in F sharp minor, Op 20
Scriabin Nocturne in D flat for piano left hand, Op 9 No 2
Brahms Symphony No 3 in F
2.40 Bruckner Three Motets: Ave
Maria; Christus Factus Est; Locus Iste
Sokkelund Choir, conductor Morten Schuldt Jensen
2.55 Sweelinck Variations on "Ich
Ruf zu Dir, HerrJesu Christ"
Bert Matter (organ)
3.00 Merikanto Cello Concerto Jan-
Erik Gustafsson (cello), Finnish RSO, conductor Sakari Oramo
3.25 Mozart Die Zauberflote (excerpts) Soloists and Chorus of Australian
Opera, Australian Opera and Ballet
Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge
3.55 Moreno-Torroba La Marchenera
Jorge Otero (piano), Ensemble de Madrid
4.05 Prokofiev Symphony No 7 in C sharp minor Orchestre Métropolitain, conductor Agnes Grossmann
4.35 Malcolm Forsyth Trumpet Concerto James Thompson ,
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Raffi Armenian
5.00 Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52 Valerie Tryon (piano)
5.10 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A,
K622 Mate Bekavac, Slovenian RSO, conductor Anton Nanut
5.40 Pierre Fevrier Le Besoin daimer
Richard Duguay (tenor), Ensemble Arion
5.50 Chabrier Rhapsody: Espana
Toronto SO, conductor Andrew Davis


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Michael Schonwandt
Clarinet: Miroslaw Pokrzywinski
Clarinet: Grzegorz Golab
Unknown: Laudabo Psallem Deum
Conductor: Morten Schuldt Jensen
Conducted By: Gunther Schuller.
Piano: Anatol Ugorski
Piano: Brahms Haydn
Conductor: Morten Schuldt Jensen
Unknown: Bert Matter
Cello: Erik Gustafsson
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Piano: Jorge Otero
Conductor: Agnes Grossmann
Conductor: Malcolm Forsyth
Unknown: James Thompson
Piano: Valerie Tryon
Conductor: Anton Nanut
Tenor: Richard Duguay
Conductor: Andrew Davis

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