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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Purcell Rejoice in the Lord Alway (The Bell Anthem) Soloists, Choir of New College, Oxford, the King's Consort, conductor Robert King
6.35 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat
Sabine Meyer , Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Herbert Blomstedt
7.00 Handel Keyboard Suite in B flat, HWV434 Andras Schiff (piano)
7.30 Mozart Serenade in D, K239 (Serenata Notturna) I Musici
8.10 Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, OplOO Viktoria Mullova,
PiotrAnderszewski (piano)
8.35 Kodaly Suite: HaryJanos Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer


Conductor: Robert King
Unknown: Sabine Meyer
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
Piano: Andras Schiff
Piano: Mozart Serenade
Conductor: Ivan Fischer

: Composer of the Week: Liszt

Today Donald Macleod explores some of Liszt's works which have their basis in literature.
Comment, Disaient-Ils?
Thomas Hampson (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Hamlet
LPO, conductor Bernard Haitink
Petrarch Sonnet No 104 (Annees de
Pèlerinage, Book 2) Alfred Brendel (piano) A Faust Symphony (1st mvt) Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Rscher


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Ivan Rscher

: Work in Progress

Film-maker Peter Greenaway prepares to illuminate the towers of Bologna in Italy with a display of light, sound and text.


Unknown: Peter Greenaway

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Wagner Prelude, Act 1, Overture: Die Meistersingervon Nurnberg London
Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
10.16 Sachs Silberweise
Machaut Douce Dame Jolie
Sermisy Tantque Vivray
Hugues Cuenod (tenor), Joel Cohen (lute)
10.27 Vivaldi Concerto in D, RV90(ll
Gardellino) Masahiro Arita (Baroque flute), Bach-Mozart Ensemble Tokyo
10.38 Chabrler Four Farmyard Songs Hugues Cuenod (tenor), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
10.51 Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 2
Maria Kliegel , Polish National RSO, conductor Antonio Wit


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Sachs Silberweise
Unknown: MacHaut Douce
Tenor: Joel Cohen
Unknown: Masahiro Arita
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Maria Kliegel

: Morning Performance

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music
In the fourth programme of highlights from last month's festival LucieSkeaping introduces Bach chamberworks.
Trio Sonata in G, BWV1038 MusicaadRhenum
Violin Sonata in E, BWV1016
Andrew Manze , Richard Egarr (harpsichord) Trio Sonata in D, BWV527 Wilbert Hazelzet (flute),
Mitzi Meyerson (harpsichord)
Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050 Concerto Italiano, director Rinaldo Alessandrini


Unknown: Andrew Manze
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Flute: Wilbert Hazelzet
Harpsichord: Mitzi Meyerson
Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Beethoven Plus
The third of a nine-part series from the City of London Festival featuring the complete Beethoven violin sonatas, given at St Bride's, Fleet Street, London.
Ernst Kovacic (violin), David Owen Norris (piano) Beethoven Violin Sonata in A minor, Op 23 Brahms Violin Sonata No 1 in G, Op 78 See tomorrow lpm


Violin: Ernst Kovacic
Violin: David Owen Norris

: BBC Proms 2000

Another chance to hear Tuesday's Prom.
Joanna MacGregor (piano), Ensemble Bash, Aref Durvesh (tabla), New Century Strings, Bolton, conductor Paul Payton, Choir of Finchley Children's Music Group, conductor Nicholas Wilks, Junior Guildhall Ensemble, conductor Cameron Sinclair, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Andrea Quinn
Scry (BBC commission, first performance): Gary Carpenter
Prologue, Interludes and Finale
Peter McGarr Cloudspell Seasons Alec Roth Earth and Sky (text by Vikram Seth)
Nitin Sawhney Urban Prophecies Copland El Salon Mexico Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Bernstein Symphonic Dances (West Side Story) (R)


Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Unknown: Aref Durvesh
Conductor: Paul Payton
Conductor: Nicholas Wilks
Unknown: Nitin Sawhney
Conductor: Cameron Sinclair
Conductor: Andrea Quinn
Unknown: Gary Carpenter
Unknown: Peter McGarr
Unknown: Vikram Seth

: Music Restored

Intabulations - Songs without Words
Lucie Skeaping looks at the history of an often neglected form of early music - the art of vocal transcription. The programme includes music for lute, keyboard or vihuela by Issac, Mudarra, Capirola,
Cabezon and Byrd, as well as excerpts from the Missa Range Lingua by Josquin Desprez. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents guests, arts news and music, including at 5.45 Telemann's Quartet in E minor (Paris Quartet) performed by Isaac Stern (violin), Jean-Pierre Rampal -
(flute), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) and Mattias Spaeter (lute).


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Violin: Isaac Stern
Violin: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flute: Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown: Mattias Spaeter

: BBC Proms 2000

From the Royal Albert Hall , London. The music of Shostakovich takes centre stage in the yearwhich marks the 25th anniversary of his death. One of the most controversial composers of recent times, he had to withdraw his titanic fourth symphony in the wake of official attacks during the Stalinist period. Plus Brahms's radiant concerto. Viktoria Mullova (violin),
BBCPO, conductor Vassily Sinaisky Brahms Violin Concerto in D
8.15 Twenty Minutes: Performing Art A second series of postcards from the Victoria and Albert Museum exploring the shared worlds of art and music. Today Christopher Cook talks to Fiona Lesley abouta 1940 Fada "Bullet" radio in the museum's collection.
8.35 Shostakovich Symphony No 4 Repeated Monday 24 July 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Albert Museum
Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Fiona Lesley

: Joseph Brodsky etc etc

An exploration of how the work of Russian poet Joseph Brodsky is informed by the theme of exile, not only from a country but also from a language. A protege of the great Anna Akhmatova , Brodsky was sent to a labour camp in northern Russia and later into exile abroad where he began writing fluently in English. In 1987 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
With Susan Sontag , Anthony Hecht , Paul Muldoon , David Remnick , Czeslaw Milosz and the Russian writers Lev Loseff , Vladimir Ufland and Yakov Gordin. Producer Rob Ketteridge (R)


Unknown: Joseph Brodsky
Unknown: Anna Akhmatova
Unknown: Susan Sontag
Unknown: Anthony Hecht
Unknown: Paul Muldoon
Unknown: David Remnick
Unknown: Czeslaw Milosz
Unknown: Lev Loseff
Unknown: Vladimir Ufland
Unknown: Yakov Gordin.
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Late Junction

As a preview of next weekend's live broadcasts from the Womad Festival,
Verity Sharp introduces the contrasting voices of American singer Suzanne Vega and Yungchen Lhamo from Tibet in performances from last Sunday's acoustic concert at Shakespeare's Globe theatre.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Singer: Suzanne Vega
Singer: Yungchen Lhamo

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Mendelssohn Overture:
Calm Sea and a Prosperous Voyage 12.15 Uszt Mephisto Waltz No 112.30 Respighi Suite: Roman Festivals 1.00 Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony Scriabin Poem of Ecstasy
2.20 Chopin 12 Etudes, Op 25 2.50 Rossi Ornasti il Veggio (Part 1) 2.55 Vlnko Jelic Versperae Beatae Mariae Virginis 3.55 Albicastro Trio Sonata, Op 8 No 11 4.10
Abel Symphony in A, Op 10 No 64.20 Uszt Les Préludes 4.45 Lindley Evans, arr Isador
Goodman Idyll 5.00 Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor (3rd mvt) 5.10 Dvorak Song to the Moon (Rusalka) 5.20 Kuchar Fantasia II in D minor 5.35 Durante Concerto No 8 in A (La Pazzia) 5.50 Vivaldi Oboe Sonata in G minor, Op 13 No 6 (II Pastor Fido)


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Rossi Ornasti
Unknown: Vlnko Jelic

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