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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Haydn Baryton Trio in D, HXI 113
6.40 Satie Gymnopedies
7.00 Bach Fugue in G minor
7.30 Rodrigo ConciertoAndaluz
8.00 Grieg Two Melodies, Op 53
8.10 Grainger Suite: In a Nutshell


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Rodrigo Conciertoandaluz

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Kraus Overture: Soliman II
Stockholm Royal Opera Orchestra, conductor Philip Brunelle
9.15 Debussy Tarantelle Styrienne (Danse) Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
9.20 Strauss Divertimento (after Couperin, Mvts 1-3) Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
9.35 Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 7 Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie
10.05 Anon Suite of 16th-Century Dances The York Waites
10.15 Chopin Nocturne in G minor, Op 37 No KathrynStott (piano)
10.20 Elgar Polonia Munich Symphony Orchestra, conductor Douglas Bostock
10.35 Bach Cantata No 93: WerNurden
Lieben Gott Lässt Walten Soloists, GachingerKantorei, Stuttgart Bach
Collegium, conductor Helmuth Rilling
10.55 Debussy, orch Busser Petite Suite Philharmonia, conductor Geoffrey Simon
11.20 Godowsky Concert Paraphrase on "Die Fledermaus Piers Lane (piano)
11.30 Ignaz Franzl Sinfonia No 5 in C minor Concerto Koln
11.50 Gershwin An American in Paris
NYPO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Piano: Strauss Divertimento
Conductor: William Christie
Conductor: Anon Suite
Unknown: Chopin Nocturne
Conductor: Douglas Bostock
Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Festival Music Matters

Graeme Kay discovers how Leipzig is celebrating the 250th anniversary of the death of its most famous municipal employee, JS Bach, and discusses with composer Robin Holloway how he feels about his new symphony sharing a concert with a Wagner opera. Can the musical context affect the impact of a new piece? Producer Mark Lowther


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Robin Holloway
Producer: Mark Lowther

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Beethoven Plus
Andrew McGregor presents the fifth of a nine-part series from the City of London
Festival featuring the complete Beethoven violin sonatas, given earlierthis month at Gibson Hall , Bishopsgate, London. Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin), Michel Dalberto (piano) Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 30 No 1 Grieg Violin Sonata No 1 in F, Op 8 See also Tuesday 7pm


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Gibson Hall
Violin: Michel Dalberto

: Joan Rodgers

A recital given in October 1998 by Joan Rodgers (soprano) and Julius Drake (piano). Faure Le Jardin Clos, Op 106 Poulenc Fiangailles pour
Rire Rosenthal 4 + 3 = 7; L'Eléphant du Jardin des Plantes; La Souris d'Angleterre; Fido, Fido (Chansons de Monsieur Bleu) (R)


Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Soprano: Julius Drake
Unknown: Poulenc Fiangailles
Unknown: Rire Rosenthal

: BBC Legends

The BBC Symphony Orchestra under
Arturo Toscanini. Drawing exclusively on s, Anthony Burton focuses on the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the legendary
Toscanini. Cherubini Overture: Anacreon (1935)
Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A (2nd and 3rd mvts) 1935)
Mozart Symphony No 35 in D(Haffner)(1935) Beethoven Sanctus; Benedictus (Missa Solemnis) (1939) Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Arturo Toscanini.
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Toscanini. Cherubini

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson explores Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition with examples from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Philip Ellis. Producer Kerry Chapman


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Philip Ellis.
Producer: Kerry Chapman

: Bach Year

Today Christopher Cook talks to
Andras Schiff , one of the most outstanding Bach pianists Of OUrtime. Producer Kate Bolton See BBC Proms 2000 Tuesday 7pm


Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Sunday Feature: Hector Berlioz - the Master of Modern Orchestration

An examination of the contributions made by Berlioz to the art of orchestration. With contributions from conductors Colin Davis and Roger Norrington , musicologists Yves Gerard and Hugh MacDonald , music librarian of the Bibliothèque Nationale Catherine Massip and Berlioz's award-winning biographer David Cairns. Plus readings from Berlioz's writings by Michael McClain. Producer Andrew Lyle


Conductors: Colin Davis
Conductors: Roger Norrington
Musicologists: Yves Gerard
Musicologists: Hugh MacDonald
Unknown: Nationale Catherine Massip
Unknown: David Cairns
Unknown: Michael McClain
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: The Fruit of Love

Rose Consort of Viols
Holbourne Pavan: Bona Speranza; Almain: Fruit of Love; Galliard: Heigh Ho Holiday Ferrabosco Ut Re Mi; Solo e Pensoso Coprarlo Fantasia a 4; Fantasia a 5 Ferrabosco In Nomine I; In Nomine II Alberti Pavan ; Galliard
Byrd In Nomine IV; Browning
Ferrabosco Dovehouse Pavan; Almain No 1 (R)


Unknown: Alberti Pavan

: BBC Proms 2000

- From the Royal Albert Hall , London. An epic work in Colin Davis 's current Berlioz cycle comes to the Proms in an ambitious cross-
Channel collaboration between young musicians from London and Paris. Stuart Neill (tenor), Chorus and Orchestra of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chorus and Orchestra of the Paris Conservatoire, Philharmonia Chorus , conductor
Colin Davis BerliozRequiem (Grande Messe des Morts) See also Tuesday 7pm. Also broadcast on BBC2
Brian Kay 's Prom of the Week: page 43


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Colin Davis
Conductor: Philharmonia Chorus
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Sunday Play: Easy Virtue

By Noel Coward, adapted for radio by Maria Aitken.
Larita is a woman with a past who has recently married John Whittaker, the eldest son of a highly respectable upper-middle-class family. Her arrival among his family provokes a clash with their sense of propriety. She fends off their attacks with wit and charm, until she loses control, and with it, her husband.


Author: Noel Coward
Adapted by/Director: Maria Aitken
Producer: Catherine Bailey
Mrs Whittaker: Anna Massey
Marion: Victoria Hamilton
Colonel Whittaker: Michael Elwyn
Hilda Elisabeth: Dermot Walsh
Furber: Jimmy Gardner
John: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Larita: Lia Williams
Sarah Hurst: Geraldine Alexander
Charles Burleigh: Anton Lesser
Philip: Rupert Penry-Jones
Hugh: Jack Davenport
Party Girl: Ruth Silliers
Mrs Phillips: Mary Wimbush

: Womad Weekend

Andrew McGregor and Lucy Duran introduce another late-night visit to the Womad festival in Reading. With music from the Cherimani Zarb Trio and the sounds of Farafina from Burkina Faso.


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Cherimani Zarb Trio

: Books Abroad

In the first of an eight-part series opening a window on the world of literature, Isabel Hilton examines the work of translators and looks at the story of the Kalevala, Finland's national epic.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton

: Womad Weekend

I The final visit to Womad is devoted to the festival's closing set from American singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega.


Singer-Songwriter: Suzanne Vega.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Mendelssohn Symphony
No 4 in A (Italian) Rossini Stabat Mater Hungarian Radio SO and Chorus 2.35
Bach Partita in D minor, BWV1004 3.05 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in G, Wql69
3.40 Corelli Sonata in B minor 3.50
Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Corelli. Op 42 4.10 Kodaly Summer Evening
4.30 Pongrac Kacsoh The Hero John
(excerpts) 4.50 Gershwin Overture: Girl
Crazy 5.00 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor (3rd mvt) 5.15 Grieg Three Lyric Pieces
5.30 Brahms Viola Sonata in F minor, Op 120 No 1 (4th mvt) 5.40 Glick Divertimento


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Bach Partita
Unknown: Corelli Sonata

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