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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Ravel Une Barque surl'Ocean New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Pierre Boulez
6.40 Walton Five Bagatelles Julian Bream (guitar)
7.00 Berlioz Overture: Beatrice et Benedict
Dresden Staatskapelle/Colin Davis
7.45 Telemann Concerto in A minor
Florilegium Ensemble
8.00 Grieg Seven Fugues Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
8.35 Mozart Concerto in Fforthree pianos, K242 (arr for two pianos by Mozart) Murray Perahia and Radu Lupu, ECO

: Composer of the Week: Elgar

With Donald Macleod.
5: As to the Third Symphony....
Elgar's final years and the remarkable rebirth of his unfinished symphony. Aubade (Nursery Suite)
RLPO, conductor Charles Groves Severn Suite , Op 87a London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
Improvisation No 4 The Composer(piano) The Dream ofGerontius (Part 1, conclusion) Richard Lewis (tenor), Kim Borg (bass), Ambrosian Singers,
Halle Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli Sketches for Symphony No 3: Finale (reconstructed by Anthony Payne )
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Daniel


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Charles Groves
Conductor: Severn Suite
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Tenor: Kim Borg
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Anthony Payne
Conductor: Paul Daniel

: Work in Progress

Peter Kosminksy continues work on turning into drama the experiences of the families involved in the baby heart deaths at the Bristol Royal Infirmary.


Unknown: Peter Kosminksy

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Beethoven Variations on "Ein Madchen oderWeibchen", Op 66 Maurice Gendron (cello), Jean Franc , aix (piano)
10.16 Poulenc Mélancolie
Paul Crossley (piano)
10.24 Schubert Trio in E flat, D897
(Notturno) Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Maurice Gendron (cello), Hephzibah Menuhin (piano)
10.34 Mozart Requiem in D minor, K626 Helen Donath (soprano), Yvonne Minton (contralto), Ryland Davies (tenor), Gerd Nienstedt (bass), John Aldiss Choir , BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Ein Madchen
Cello: Maurice Gendron
Cello: Jean Franc
Piano: Paul Crossley
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Violin: Maurice Gendron
Cello: Hephzibah Menuhin
Piano: Mozart Requiem
Soprano: Helen Donath
Soprano: Yvonne Minton
Contralto: Ryland Davies
Tenor: Gerd Nienstedt
Bass: John Aldiss Choir
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Michael Collins
Petroc Trelawny talks to clarinettist
Michael Collins about his life and work and plans for the future and plays recordings from the BBC archives.
Stravinsky The Soldier's Tale With Isabelle van Keuien (violin), Kathryn Stott (piano)
Woolrlch The Iron Cockerel Sings With the London Winds
Lovregllo Fantasy on Themes from Verdi's "La Traviata"
With Mikhail Pletnev (piano) Bernstein Clarinet Sonata
With Kathryn Stott (piano) Barber Summer Music
With the London Winds
Arnold Clarinet Concerto
With the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth


Unknown: Michael Collins
Clarinettist: Michael Collins
Violin: Kathryn Stott
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given in March by Boris Berezovsky (piano).
Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18; Kreisleriana, Op 16; Toccata in C, Op 7(R)


Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Piano: Schumann Arabeske

: BBC Proms 2000

Another chance to hear Tuesday's Prom. Vadim Repin (violin), Royal Philharmonic, conductor Daniele Gatti
Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical) Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet (excerpts) (R)


Violin: Vadim Repin
Conductor: Daniele Gatti

: Jazz Legends

Over the next four weeks British musicians will be asked to make their own selections from the BBC jazz archives and to give their reactions to the music in conversation with Alyn Shipton. For this first programme,
Django Bates has selected performances by pianist Bill Evans , saxophonist Cannonball Adderley and bassist Charlie Haden.
Producer Felix Carey. Three Jazz LegendsCDs are available featuring Oscar Peterson. Art Blakey and Dizzy Gillespie


Unknown: Alyn Shipton.
Unknown: Django Bates
Pianist: Bill Evans
Bassist: Charlie Haden.
Producer: Felix Carey.
Unknown: Oscar Peterson.
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.05 Chabrier's Fete Polonaise and Bach's
Concerto in D minor for three keyboards, BWV1063. Continues at 6.45pm.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Proms Composer Portraits

From the Britten theatre, Royal College of Music, London. In the second of four fortnightly pre-Prom features, Chris de Souza talks to composer Robin Holloway and students from the college play his Trio for clarinet, viola and piano (first London performance) and his Summer Music (Concertino No 2).


Talks: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Robin Holloway

: In Tune

Continued from 6.00pm. Quitter's Children 's Overture

: BBC Proms 2000

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. A concert to mark the 100th birthday of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, including the march Walton wrote as a BBC commission forthe 1937 Coronation and works by Handel and Elgarwhich the Queen Mother took her daughters to hear at Robert Mayer concerts in the 1930s. Plus Berlioz's great symphony- a salute to youthful ardour.
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, conductor Roger Norrington The National Anthem
Walton Coronation March: Crown Imperial Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town)
8.20 Twenty Minutes: The South
Nine talks in which writers immerse themselves in the idea of the south.
4: South London is not a glamorous place. Yet Philip Hensherfeels at one with Clapham boy Noël Coward, whose description of the bus ride to the West End reveals it is worth living south of the river in orderto make the journey across it regularly.
8.40 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Repeated Wednesday 9 August 2pm
Brian Kay 's Prom of the Week: Music, p48


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Robert Mayer
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Handel Music
Unknown: Philip Hensherfeels
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Musicke for Her Majestie

On the occasion of HM The Queen
Mother's birthday, music from the reign of the first Queen Elizabeth, including works by Dowland and Richard Alison.


Unknown: Richard Alison.

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker presents a portrait of James Dillon at 50, including an interview and a survey of some of his important works. Siorram Garth Knox (vioia)
Via Sacra Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Patrick Davin


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: James Dillon
Unknown: Siorram Garth Knox
Conductor: Patrick Davin

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Ravel Sonatine
12.15am Dukas Fanfare pourPrecederLa Péri; Poeme Devise en un Tableau (La Peri)
12.40 Kuffner Clarinet Quintet in B flat. Op 32
1.00 Walton Façade: Suite No 1 John
Addison Carte Blanche Lord Berners The Triumph of Neptune 1.50 Paul Gilson The Sea Symphony 2.35 Enescu String Octet in C, Op 73.15 Bartok The Miraculous
Mandarin 3.30 Mozart Violin Concerto No 4 in D, K2183.55 Brahms Fest-undGedenkspruche , Op 109 4.10 Abel Flute Concerto in C, Op 6 No 1 4.20 Locatelli Concerto Grosso, Op 7 No 6 (II Pianto d'Arianna) 4.35 JC Bach Quintet in F, Op 11 No 3 4.50 Schmelzer Lamento sopra la Morte Ferdinandi Ill 5.00 Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise
Brillante in E flat, Op 22 5.10 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in C, Op 46 No 15.20 Grainger The Warriors 5.40 Strauss Love Scene
(Feuersnot) 5.50 Lassus Gratia Sola Dei


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Paul Gilson
Unknown: Brahms Fest-Undgedenkspruche
Unknown: Chopin Andante Spianato
Unknown: Grande Polonaise

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