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: On Air

Petroc Trelawny with arts news and music, including after 6.00 Handel's Cello Concerto in C (trumpet arrangement) played by Sergei Nakariakov with the Wurttemberg
Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jorg Faerber ; after 7.00 Bach's Concerto in C, BWV976, played by Olivier Baumont (harpsichord); and after
8.00 Puccini's Chi il Bel Sogno di Doretta (La Rondine) performed by Amanda Roocroft (soprano) with the London Philharmonic, conductor Franz Welser-Most .

Contributors

Played By: Sergei Nakariakov
Conductor: Jorg Faerber
Played By: Olivier Baumont
Soprano: Amanda Roocroft
Conductor: Franz Welser-Most

: Proms Composer of the Week: Walton

With Humphrey Burton.
5: Walton and the Orchestra
Throughout his creative life, the orchestra was Walton's preferred instrument of expression: two symphonies, four concertos, three overtures, variations, marches and more than a dozen film scores all demonstrate his masterly skills as an orchestrator. In the last of this week's programmes Humphrey Burton selects some of the highlights from his many orchestral scores spanning nearly 60 years. Overture: Portsmouth Point
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin Siesta London Philharmonic, conducted by the Composer Suite: Henry V (excerpts) Laurence Olivier (voices), Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Improvisations on an Impromptu by Benjamin Britten
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson Capriccio Burlesco
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Orb and Sceptre
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Burton.
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Work in Progress

Martin Parr
Five programmes this week in which photographer Martin Parr talks about the work he is doing capturing the English summer for a new book. In the final programme he looks back over the photographs from his day out in Devon and considers how they matched up to his expectations.

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Parr
Talks: Martin Parr

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Rameau Suite in G minor (Nouvelles Suites de Pieces de Clavecin, 1728) Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)
10.14 Corrette Concerto Comique No 25 (Les Sauvages et la Furstemburg)
Musica Antiqua Koln , director Reinhard Goebel
10.24 Byrd 0 Lord, Make Thy
Servant Elizabeth, Our Queen; Sing Joyfully King's Singers
10.30 Chambonnieres Chaconne
No 116 in F; Rondeau No 106 in F
Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)
10.36 Martinu Sinfonietta (La Jolla) St Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood

Contributors

Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival 1999
Linda Ormiston introduces the last of the morning recitals from the Edinburgh Festival - another programme of romantic piano trios. Maria Joao Pires (piano), Augustin Dumay (violin), Jian Wang (cello) Mozart Piano Trio in G, K496
Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost)
11.50 Festival Insights
The last of this week's conversations involving some of the major figures appearing at this year's festival.
12.10 Brahms Piano Trio No 2 in C, Op 87

Contributors

Introduces: Linda Ormiston
Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Piano: Augustin Dumay
Violin: Jian Wang

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Kirsteen McCue introduces a recital given in the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. Yggdrasil Quartet of Aberdeen Bartok String Quartet No 1
Mendelssohn String Quartet No 6 in F minor, Op 80 Repeat

Contributors

Introduces: Kirsteen McCue

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear last
Tuesday's Prom, featuring an introspective symphony by Shostakovich and the fantastic visions of Berlioz's famous programme symphony.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
Shostakovich Symphony No 6 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

Contributors

Conductor: Mariss Jansons

: Music Restored

Early Movers
In another of his conversations with leading figures from the world of early music, Christopher Cook talks to the conductor Roger Norrington. Producer Lindsay Kemp

Contributors

Talks: Christopher Cook
Conductor: Roger Norrington.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty 's guests include soprano Yvonne Kenny , who is starring in Richard Strauss 's Der Rosenkavalier at the English National Opera. Music includes Dohnanyi's Variations on a Nursery Theme played by Howard Shelley (piano) and the BBC
Philharmonic under Matthias Bamert , and Schumann's Fantasiestucke,
Op 73, performed by Yo-Yo Ma (cello) and Emanuel Ax (piano).

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Soprano: Yvonne Kenny
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Matthias Bamert

: BBC Proms 99

Tonight's Prom features three last symphonies of tantalisingly different styles, moods and content. Tchaikovsky ends his symphony in despair with conscious finality; Sibelius achieves a glorious serenity; and Lutoslawski takes a journey of such optimistic exploration that it belies any feeling that he was near the end of his life.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Wigglesworth Sibelius Symphony No 7
Lutoslawski Symphony No 4
8.15 Performing Art
In the seventh of eight postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music, Christopher Cook talks to Paul Greenhalgh about Galle's Glass Vase.
8.35 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)
Repeated Friday 10 September 2pm

Contributors

Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Albert Museum
Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Paul Greenhalgh

: Postscript

Veterans
Five programmes in which
Christopher Hitchens meets four great nonconformists. 5: Robert Conquest
In the final programme this week,
Christopher Hitchens talks to Robert Conquest, Soviet expert and ex-
Communist Party member, friend of Kingsley Amis, the first publisher of Philip Larkin , renowned limerick writer and author of the definitive book on Stalin's purges, The Great Terror. Repeat

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Hitchens
Talks: Christopher Hitchens
Unknown: Philip Larkin

: Hear and Now

As part of the Radio 3 Beckett season, Verity Sharp introduces a concert performance of an opera with a characteristically terse text provided by Samuel Beckett , matched by the radical sparseness of Feldman's music.
Morton Feldman neither Sarah Leonard (soprano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Bernas

Contributors

Introduces: Verity Sharp
Provided By: Samuel Beckett
Music: Morton Feldman
Soprano: Sarah Leonard
Conductor: Richard Bernas

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz.
35: Hard Bop. If the defining saxophone voice of bebop was the alto, the symbolic sound of hard bop was the tenor, with Dexter Gordon ,
Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane leading the way. And two brilliant trumpeters, Clifford Brown and Lee Morgan , summed up as well as anyone what the movement was about. Repeated from Saturday 6pm

Contributors

Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Dexter Gordon
Unknown: Sonny Rollins
Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Clifford Brown
Unknown: Lee Morgan

: Through the Night

12.05am Satie, arr Jorgen Jersild Three Melodies with texts by JP Contamine de la Tour
12.10 Bernard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer Piano Sonata No 2, Op 23
12.35 Various anonymous Sommer und Winter, Maienzeit; Volez Vos que Je Voz Chante ?; Owe Summerzit
12.45 Palestrina Motet : Nos autem
Gloriari Oportet
12.55 Uuno Klami Intermezzo
1.00 Wagner Siegfried (Act 1)
2.30 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (The Philosopher)
2.50 Busoni Sonatina super Carmen (Sonatina No 6) (Kammerfantasie)
3.00 Reger Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin , Op 128
3.35 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in G, KklO4
3.50 Undley Evans , arr Goodman Idyll
4.00 Seven Pyysalo Devotion Vibrafonille
4.10 Mozart Violin Concerto No 1 in B flat, K207
4.35 Purcell Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary: Come Ye Sons of Art, Away
5.00 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in C, Op 10 No 4
5.05 Handel Farwell Ye Limpid Springs and Roods (Jephtha)
5.15 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 76 No 5
5.30 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor
5.40 Kalman Peter 's Song (Grafin Mariza)
5.50 Saint-Saens Havanaise

Contributors

Unknown: Volez Vos
Unknown: Je Voz Chante
Unknown: Palestrina Motet
Unknown: Busoni Sonatina
Unknown: Arnold Bocklin
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti Sonata
Unknown: Undley Evans
Unknown: Handel Farwell
Unknown: Kalman Peter
Unknown: Saint-Saens Havanaise








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