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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Schumann Arabeske in C major, Op 18 Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
6.30 Brahms Sonata for Viola and Piano in E flat major, Op 120 No2 Kim Kashkashian (viola), Robert Levin (piano)
7.30 Debussy Dance sacree et Danse profane Skaila Kanga (harp),
Academy of St.Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
7.40 DagWiren String Quartet No3 in D minor, Op 1 Lindsay String Quartet
8.00 Dvorak Carnival Overture
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
8.15 Glinka Valse-fantasie in B minor
Victor Ryabchikov (piano)


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Schumann Arabeske
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Viola: Kim Kashkashian
Piano: Robert Levin
Harp: Skaila Kanga
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Conductor: Glinka Valse-Fantasie
Piano: Victor Ryabchikov

: Composer of the Week: Albeniz

With Donald Macleod. Despite his ardent
Spanish nationalism and his feelingforthe colours, rhythm and history of Spanish music, Albeniz wrote not a single note for the national instrument of Spain-the guitar. This has not prevented guitarists from adopting some of his better known pieces written for the instrument on which he was a virtuoso - the piano.
Prelude; Zortzico (Espana), transcr Katona Peter and Zoltan Katona (guitars)
Rumores de la Caleta (Recuerdos de Viaje, Op 71)
Arturo Benedetto Michelangeli (piano) Granada; Cataluna; Sevilla; Cuba (Suite Espanola No 1, Op 4 7) Alma Petchersky (piano)
Iberia, Book 3 Ricardo Requiejo (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Katona Peter
Guitars: Zoltan Katona
Piano: Arturo Benedetto Michelangeli
Piano: Alma Petchersky
Piano: Ricardo Requiejo

: Work in Progress

Five programmes in which
Brendan Kennelly , professor of modern literature at Trinity College, Dublin, talks about his new poem Guff. 4: The Wild Streak


Unknown: Brendan Kennelly

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Schubert Grazer Galopp in C, D925 Andras Schiff (piano)
10.08 Gibbons In Nomine a 5 (This Is a Record of John) Alfred Deller
(countertenor), Deller Consort ,
Viol Consort of Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, director August Wenzinger (treble viol)
10.18 Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467 Andras Schiff , Camerata Academica Salzburg, conductor SandorVegh
10.46 Poulenc Suite Française (after Gervaise) French National Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
10.59 Bach Cello Suite in D, BWV1012 August Wenzinger


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Schubert Grazer Galopp
Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Deller Consort
Unknown: Viol Consort
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: Morning Performance

A Week at the Ballet
David Bintley , director of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, presents five programmes exploring highlights of the ballet repertoire. 4: Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes
Today's programme focuses on the heyday of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, which changed the face of ballet for ever atthe beginning of the 20th century, when
Stravinsky, Ravel and Debussy were leading a similar revolution in the world of music. BBC Philharmonic, conductor Paavo Jarvi
Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-Midi d 'un Faune Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919 version); Suite: Pulcinella
Ravel Dapnis et Chloe: Suite No 2
See Performance on 3tonight at 7.30pm


Unknown: David Bintley

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Leamington Haydn Fest 2000
Chris de Souza introduces the first of two concerts given earlierthis week as part of the festival of Haydn's music atthe Royal Pump Room, Leamington Spa. John McCabe (piano)
Haydn Fantasia in C, H XVII 4; Sonata in C, H XVI 50; Variations in F minor, H XVII 6 (Un Piccolo Divertimento); Sonata in E flat, H XVI 52 See also tomorrow 1.00pm


Piano: John McCabe

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Mozart Overture: Don Giovanni
Conductor Yoav Talmi
Haydn Symphony No 85 in B flat (La Reine) Conductor JerzyMaksymiuk
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
Yann Ghiro (clarinet)/Jerzy Maksymiuk Vaughan Williams Symphony No 4 Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk


Conductor: Don Giovanni
Conductor: Yoav Talmi
Clarinet: Yann Ghiro
Clarinet: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Clarinet: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Music Restored

In a German Town, 1685
LucieSkeaping investigates the varied music making which was going on in a typical German town around 1685 -the year that Johann Sebastian Bach was born. Music includes the popular fare of the town's musicians and guilds, private music making in homes, the public music of the church and a special kind of music written to be heard from the top of the town walls. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Johann Sebastian Bach

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty investigates the macabre life of medieval poet and criminal Frangois Villon. Music includes at 5.10 Monteverdi's
Laetatus Sum performed by the Gabriel i
Consort and Players under Paul McCreesh ; at 6.40 Leo Weiner 's Serenade, Op 3, performed by the Budapest Festival
Orchestra under Georg Solti ; and at 7.00
Kreisler's Liebesleid (transcr Rachmaninov) played by Freddy Kempf (piano).


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Frangois Villon.
Unknown: Paul McCreesh
Unknown: Leo Weiner
Unknown: Georg Solti
Played By: Freddy Kempf

: Performance on 3

Live from the Royal Festival Hall, London. Valery Gergiev conducts the Kirov
Orchestra in a concert given as part of the orchestra's Diaghilev series. Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
8.10 Twenty Minutes: The Building of Bankside The first in a new series examining the transformation of a disused London power station into a major museum of modern art-Tate Modern.
1: The Architecture of Power.
Ricky Burdett , former director of the Architecture Foundation, traces the progress of the building and celebrates the work of the original architect, Giles Gilbert Scott.
8.30 Prokofiev Suite: The Prodigal Son; Scythian Suite


Unknown: Ricky Burdett
Unknown: Giles Gilbert Scott.

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton talks to Chinese poet and novelist Ha Jin , who moved to America in 1989 and who won the National Book Award with his first full-length novel,
Waiting. The story, set in sixties China, explores the demands of Communism and traditional values on a man seeking divorce from his illiterate peasant wife.
Plus another feature in this week's series on Britain's less well known museums.


Talks: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Ha Jin

: Late Junction

Connections and contrasts with Fiona Talkington , including Moroccan nawba and Jacob van Eyck's Der Fluyten Lust-hof.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Brahms Hungarian
Dances 12.10 Dvorak Song to the Moon (Rusalka) 12.20 Suk A Fairy Tale Suite
(Raduz and Mahulena) 12.50 Szymanowski Sheherazade 1.00 Mendelssohn
Incidental Music: A Midsummer Night's Dream; Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor;
Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) 2.25 Sarasate Carmen Fantasy2.35 Boccherini Quintet No 3 in B flat


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Dvorak Song
Unknown: Sarasate Carmen

: BBC Schools

3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move!
3.40 Words Alive! 3.55 First Steps in Drama 4.10 Listen and Write

: Fodor

SymphonyNo 4 4.50 Blaz Arnic Overture to the Comic Opera 5.00
Monteverdi Prologue (II Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria) 5.10 Rautavaara Three Sonnets by Shakespeare 5.20 Smetana Sonata Movement in EminorS.ZO Balakirev
Tamara 5.50 Cyril Scott Lotus Land, Op 4 7 Nol

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