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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Lope de Vega Lamento de Belisa Montserrat Figueras (soprano),
Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall
6.15 Granados Piano Trio, Op 50 Beaux Arts Trio
7.15 Schubert Symphony No 3 in D Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
7.40 Bohme Sextet in E flat minor, Op 30 Fine Arts Brass Ensemble
8.00 Wiren Concert Overture No 1
Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard
8.10 Tchalkovsky Sérénade Mélancolique, Op26Maxim Vengerov (violin),
LSO, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich


Director: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich

: Composer of the Week:Johann Sebastian Bach

(1685-1750). 1: Keyboard Music. Two hundred and fifty years after his death the music of Johann Sebastian Bach is still perceived as the foundation stone of western classical music, In the first of this week's five programmes Donald Macleod explores Bach the keyboard player and composer. Italian Concerto in F. BWV971 Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
English Suite in G minor, BWV808 Glenn Gould (piano)
Goldberg Variations, BWV988 (excerpts) Christophe Rousset (harpsichord)
Preludes and Fugues: in D; in D minor
(Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1); in F; in F minor (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2) Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Producer Kerry Chapman (R)
See Morning Performance 11.30am)


Unknown: Johann Sebastian Bach
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Piano: Glenn Gould
Harpsichord: Christophe Rousset
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Producer: Kerry Chapman

: Work in Progress

Wendy Ramshaw launched hercareerwith a collection of jewellery, which featured in Vogue in 1970. Since then herwork has mutated into street furniture-functional sculpture with ajeweller's eye for detail. This week she discusses the creative process behind a vast and intricate screen she is making for a Canary Wharf courtyard. Producer Mary Ward Lowery


Unknown: Wendy Ramshaw
Producer: Mary Ward Lowery

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. This week featuring Beethoven's late piano sonatas and recordings by Felix Weingartner.
Beethoven March in Ffor military band, WoOl8 London Baroque Ensemble, director Karl Haas
10.08 Strauss Waltz: Fruhlingsstimmen, 0p410 British Symphony Orchestra, conductor Felix Weingartner
10.15 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A, Op 101 Maria Yudina
10.35 Debussy Sonata for flute, viola and harp William Bennett (flute),
Roger Tapping (viola), leuan Jones (harp)
10.52 Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish) Royal Philharmonic Society Orchestra, conductor Felix Weingartner Producer Nick Morgan


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Felix Weingartner.
Director: Karl Haas
Conductor: Felix Weingartner
Unknown: Maria Yudina
Harp: William Bennett
Conductor: Felix Weingartner
Producer: Nick Morgan

: Morning Performance

Bach and Beyond
Bach is the most widely imitated composer in history. With the exception of a couple of decades after his death, he has been an inspiration and model to composers the world over, as lain Burnside discovers. Bach, arr Bantock Sleepers Awake
(Cantata No 140: WachtetAuf, Ruft Uns dieStimme) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Bach, arr Mahler Suite BBC Scottish SO, conductor Susannah Malki
Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Enrique Diemecke Bach, arr Hoist Gigue in G
BBCPO, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 2
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Alun Francis Producer Anthony Sellers


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Susannah Malki
Conductor: Enrique Diemecke
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: BBC Proms Chamber Music 2000

From the Victoria and Albert Museum ,
London. Stephanie Hughes presents the second of this year's series of eight Proms chamberconcerts. Today's recital features Tatyana Komarova 's virtuoso showpiece.
Lars Vogt (piano) ! Brahms Ballades Op 10: Nos 1 and 2 ' Komarova Theme and Variations i Schumann Album for the Young, Op 68 (excerpts)
Uszt Ballade No 2 in B minor Repeated Saturday 29 July lpm


Unknown: Albert Museum
Unknown: Tatyana Komarova
Piano: Lars Vogt
Unknown: Schumann Album

: BBC Proms 2000

Another chance to hear Thursday's Prom. Viktoria Mullova (violin),
BBCPO, conductor VassilySinaisky Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Shostakovich Symphony No 4 (R)

: Opera In Action

Talkingduringthe Opera. Michael White investigates the role of speech in opera - when the singing stops and only the spoken word will do. Examples range from witty repartee in Offenbach to climactic
Shouting in Strauss. Producer Gautam Rangarajan


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.00 Faure's Les Djinns performed bythe
Monteverdi Choir under John Eliot Gardiner ; at 5.35 Janacek's Suite: The Cunning Little Vixen (arrTalich) played by the Vienna Philharmonic under
Charles Mackerras ; and at 6.00 Leoncavallo's
Vesti la Giubba (I Pagliacci) performed by Mario del Monaco (tenor) with the Orchestra of the Santa Cecilia Academy, Rome, under Alberto Erede.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Alberto Erede.

: BBC Proms 2000

r Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Sullivan's centenary is celebrated atthe
Proms with a rare chance to hear a reconstruction of the "lost" cello concerto and works by those of his contemporaries he most admired. Paul Watkins (cello), BBCSO, conductor Charles Mackerras Sullivan Overture: Macbeth; Cello Concerto (reconstr Mackerras)
Schubert Rosamunde : Ballet Music I and II
8.20 Twenty Minutes: More Matter
Selections from the collected essays of John Updike. 2: On the Edge and Car Talk
8.40 Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor Repeated Friday 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Cello: Paul Watkins
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Schubert Rosamunde
Unknown: John Updike.

: To Sleep, to Dream

Lesley Chamberlain looks at the historical impact of Sigmund Freud 's The
Interpretation of Dreams and tries to uncover the reasons why the work has been SO influential. (R)SeeWednesdayl0.15pm


Unknown: Lesley Chamberlain
Unknown: Sigmund Freud

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's selections include the Hilliard Ensemble singing Palestrina, i traditional music from Rnland and recordings from last weekend's Womad festival, including a performance by Georgian group Mtiebi.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. John Bull Why Ask You?
12.10 Wassenaer Concerto No 1 in G 12.20 :
Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491 1.00 Emma Bell (soprano), and Malcolm Martineau (piano) perform songs by Arne, Pelham Humphrey , Schubert, Strauss and Poulenc. 1.55 Margaret Sutherland
Concerto for strings 2.10 Franck Symphony : in D minor 2.50 Stanford Fantasia and Toccata
3.10 Bach Violin Partita in E, BWV1006 3.30 Handel Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne: Eternal Source of Light Divine 3.55 Kraus Symphony in C minor (Symphonie Funebre)
4.20 Beethoven Variations in C minor,
Wo080 4.35 Handel Sonata in B flat, Op2 No 3 4.45 Schreker Fantastic Overture, Op 15 5.05 Strauss Horn Concerto No linE ; flat 5.20 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in G minor, Op 1 No 10 5.45 Uszt Fantasia on Two Themes from "Le Nozze di Figaro


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Soprano: Emma Bell
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: Pelham Humphrey
Unknown: Margaret Sutherland
Unknown: Handel Ode
Unknown: Strauss Horn

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