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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat, K493 Domus
6.50 Vivaldi Concerto in C, RV555
King's Consort, director Robert King
7.00 Copland Clarinet Concerto Martin Frost (clarinet),
Malmo Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lan Shui
7.45 Purcell Abdelazer (excerpts) Parley of Instruments, director Roy Goodman
8.00 Rossini Naqui allaffanno; Non Piu Accanto al Fuoco (La Cenerentola)
Jennifer Larmore (mezzo),
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conductor Carlo Rizzi
8.45 Jose Pablo Moncayo Huapango Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Enrique Arturo Diemecke


Director: Robert King
Unknown: Purcell Abdelazer
Director: Roy Goodman
Director: Rossini Naqui
Unknown: Jennifer Larmore
Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Conductor: Enrique Arturo Diemecke

: Composer of the Week: Grieg

With Donald Macleod.
5: Last Years
The last of this week's five programmes examines Grieg's inspiration from the folk music of his native Norway, his religious faith and his final years.
Psalm 43: In Heaven
Hakan Hagegard (baritone), Oslo Cathedral Choir, conductor Terje Kvamm
Norwegian Peasant Dances, Op 72 (excerpts) Knut Buen (Hardanger fiddle), Einar Steen Nokleberg (piano) Symphonic Dances Ulster Orchestra, conductor Paul Mann
Funeral Music for Rikard Nordraak
Scandinavian Brass Ensemble, conductor Jorma Panula


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: Hakan Hagegard
Conductor: Terje Kvamm
Unknown: Knut Buen
Piano: Einar Steen Nokleberg
Conductor: Paul Mann
Conductor: Jorma Panula

: Work in Progress

Edward Bond
The last of this week's programmes in which playwright Edward Bond shares his thoughts on theatre. As well as thinking in terms of ideas and images he questions the nature of drama itself and considers his responsibilities to his audience. His current work is written for young people. He is to write a new play to be performed in a Cambridge school. He considers how his plays might help to equip the young people for whom he writes for the future.


Unknown: Edward Bond
Unknown: Edward Bond

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 Budapest Quartet
10.27 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto
No 4 in C minor
Robert Casadesus ,
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.54 Janacek Otcenas (The Lord's Prayer) Arthur Davies (tenor), Osian Ellis (harp),
Stephen Layton (organ),
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conductor Stephen Cleobury
11.11 Ibert Ouverture de Fete
French Radio Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Robert Casadesus
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Janacek Otcenas
Tenor: Arthur Davies
Harp: Osian Ellis
Harp: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Ibert Ouverture
Conductor: Jean Martinon

: Morning Performance

1999 Salzburg Festival
In the last of this week's concerts from the festival Graeme Kay presents music by four Strausses to celebrate their various anniversaries this year. Andras Schiff (piano), Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Lorin Maazel
Richard Strauss Waltzes (Der Rosenkavalier); Burleske Josef Strauss Waltz; Dynamiden, Op
Johann Strauss (father) Beliebte Annen-Polka , Op 137
Johann Strauss (son) Waltz; Accelerations, Op 234
Josef Strauss Quick Polka; Carefree, Op 271
Johann Strauss (son) Waltz; Emperor, Op 437


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Piano: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: Richard Strauss Waltzes
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Beliebte Annen-Polka
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Josef Strauss
Unknown: Johann Strauss

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

John McCabe (piano)
McCabe Mosaic (Study No 6)
Beethoven Six Bagatelles, Op 126 Gregson Six Little Pieces Repeat


Piano: John McCabe

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear last Friday's Prom, which featured music by Mozart and Beethoven's final symphony, which triumphantly affirms an optimistic vision of the unity of mankind. Alfred Brendel (piano),
Janice Watson (soprano),
Petra Lang (mezzo), Robert Dean Smith (tenor), Marcus Jupither
(bass), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Mozart Overture: La Clemenza di Tito;
Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K595 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)


Soprano: Janice Watson
Soprano: Petra Lang
Unknown: Robert Dean
Tenor: Marcus Jupither
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Music Restored

Lucie Skeaping introduces highlights from some of this summer's
European early music festivals, including songs and instrumental music from the Medieval Cantigas de Santa Maria performed at the Flanders Festival by the Antequera Ensemble. Plus baroque music performed by Concerto Copenhagen at the Brezice Festival, Slovenia, and by a unique multinational ensemble at the International Academy of Early Music, Warsaw.
Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: Lucie Skeaping
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty celebrates the 75th anniversary of the BBC Singers.
Music includes Debussy's Fantaisie for piano and orchestra and the baritone Christopher Maltman singing Rnzl's Let Us Garlands Bring.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Baritone: Christopher Maltman

: Performance on 3

1999 Edinburgh International Festival Geoffrey Baskerville and James MacMillan introduce the first complete performance of James MacMillan 's Triduum given at the festival. This epic trilogy of works was inspired by Easter: The World's Ransoming focuses on Maundy Thursday; the Cello Concerto focuses on Good Friday; and the Symphony- a powerful journey from darkness to light - celebrates the Easter Vigil.
Raphael Wallfisch (cello), Gillian Callow (cor anglais), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska
James MacMillan The World's
Ransoming; Cello Concerto
8.35 A Sound Read
Ivan Hewett is joined by composer Gavin Bryars and cultural critic
Robert Hewison to review recently released books on music. This month's edition features Frances
Stonor Saunder 's Who Paid the Piper?, Nyman's Experimental Music and Ravi Shankar 's Autobiography.
8.55 MacMillan Symphony (Vigil)


Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: James MacMillan
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Cello: Gillian Callow
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Conductor: James MacMillan
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Gavin Bryars
Unknown: Robert Hewison
Unknown: Stonor Saunder
Unknown: Ravi Shankar

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp introduces a concert of recent works by leading Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtag from this year's Edinburgh Festival, including the UK premiere of a setting of words by Samuel Beckett. Kurt Widmer (baritone),
Mircea Ardeleanu (percussion), Orlando Ensemble
Kurtag Holderlin-Gesange , Op 35;
Signs, Games and Messages....Pas a Pas - Nulle Part.... (first UK performance), Op 36


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag
Unknown: Samuel Beckett.
Baritone: Kurt Widmer
Baritone: Mircea Ardeleanu
Unknown: Kurtag Holderlin-Gesange

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Verdi Perfidi. ...Pieta, Rispetto, Amore (Macbeth) Alan Monk (baritone),
Calgary PO, conductor Mario Bernardi
12.15am Dohnanyi Konzertstuck in D, Op 12 Hungarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Andras Korodi
12.45 Adam Jarzebski Concerti a 2 Bruce Dickey (cornet), Alberto Grazzi (bassoon), Michael Fentross (theorbo), Charles Toet (trombone), Jacques Ogg (organ), director Lucy van Dael
1.00 Wagner Siegfried (Act 3)
RAI National SO, conductor Eliahu Inbal
2.30 JC Bach Quintet in D Musica Petropolitana
2.50 Bach Violin Sonata in C,
BWV1005 Sigiswald Kuijken
3.20 Schoeck, arr Andreas Delfs
Suite: Penthesilea Swiss Youth SO, conductor Andreas Delfs
3.45 Bovet Improvisation sur un Thème de Samuel Duocommun
The Composer (organ)
3.55 Stainer God So Loved the World Vancouver Bach Choir,
Vancouver SO, conductor Bruce Pullan
3.55 Viski Violin Concerto Eszter
Perenyi, Hungarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Gyorgy Lehel
4.25 Albicastro Trio Sonata, Op 8 No 11 Ensemble 415/Chiara Banchini
4.40 Broadstock Festive Overture
Melbourne SO, conductor Jorge Mester
4.50 Boieldieu Viens , Gentille Dame (La Dame Blanche) Mark Dubois (tenor), Kitchener-Waterloo SO, conductor Raffi Armenian
5.00 JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor
Das Kleine Konzert
5.05 Famaby Three Pieces (Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) Colin Tilney (harpsichord)
5.15 Purcell Soul of the World (Ode on St Cecilia's Day) Soloists, Choir and Instrumentalists of Swiss-Italian
Radio, Lugano/Diego Fasolis
5.20 Harry Somers North Country National Arts Centre Orchestra, conductor Victor Feldbrill
5.35 Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 11 in A minor Rian de Waal (piano)
5.40 Meder Wie Murren Denn die Leut
La Cappella Ducale, Musica Fiata
5.50 Geminlani Concerto No 6 in A
Academy of Ancient Music, director Andrew Manze (violin)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Verdi Perfidi.
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Unknown: Dohnanyi Konzertstuck
Conductor: Andras Korodi
Conductor: Adam Jarzebski Concerti
Unknown: Bruce Dickey
Bassoon: Alberto Grazzi
Bassoon: Michael Fentross
Unknown: Charles Toet
Unknown: Jacques Ogg
Conductor: Eliahu Inbal
Unknown: Musica Petropolitana
Unknown: Andreas Delfs
Conductor: Andreas Delfs
Unknown: Samuel Duocommun
Conductor: Bruce Pullan
Conductor: Gyorgy Lehel
Conductor: Jorge Mester
Conductor: Boieldieu Viens
Tenor: Mark Dubois
Harpsichord: Colin Tilney

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