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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Haydn Trio in C, H IV I (London)
Jean-Pierre Rampal and Wolfgang Schulz (flutes), Gilbert Audin (bassoon)
6.25 Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat, Op 12 Juilliard Quartet
7.00 Telemann Concerto in G (Polonois) MusicaAntiquaKoln, director Reinhard Goebel
7.40 Saint-Saens Septet in E flat, Op 65 Andre Previn (piano), Thomas Stevens (trumpet), Julie Rosenfeld and Ani Kavafian (violins), Carter Brey (cello), Jack Kulowitsch (double bass)
8.00 Mozart Piano Concerto No 14 in Eflat, K449 Berlin Philharmonic, director Daniel Barenboim (piano)
8.45 Johann Wagenaar Introduction and Waltz Cycle (Wiener Dreivierteltakt) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly

Contributors

Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flutes: Wolfgang Schulz
Flutes: Gilbert Audin
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Piano: Andre Previn
Piano: Thomas Stevens
Unknown: Julie Rosenfeld
Violins: Ani Kavafian
Violins: Carter Brey
Cello: Jack Kulowitsch
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Piano: Johann Wagenaar
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: Composer of the Week: Shostakovich

Today Donald Macleod discusses
Shostakovich's work during the Great Patriotic War.
Symphony No 7 (Leningrad) (2nd mvt) Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
String Quartet No 2, Op 68 Borodin Quartet
Lullaby (Jewish Folk Poetry, Op 79) Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto),
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
See also BBC Proms 2OOOtonight 7.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Contralto: Nathalie Stutzmann

: Work in Progress

Quentin Blake , the Children's Laureate, tells how his latest designs for story-book characters are taking shape.

Contributors

Unknown: Quentin Blake

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 5
Renee Fleming (soprano),
New World Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
10.17 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras
No 6 Michel Debost (flute), Andre Sennedat (bassoon)
10.27 Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Bassoon: Andre Sennedat
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum

: Morning Performance

West Cork Chamber Music Festival
Sean Rafferty introduces more performances from last month's festival. Brahms, arr Yashkevich Hungarian Dance No 5 Dermot Dunne (accordion)
John Cage The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs Hans-Kristian Sorensen (voice/closed piano)
Kurtag Hommage Robert Schumann John Finucane (clarinet),
Tatjana Masurenko (viola), Hugh Tinney (piano)
James MacMillan I (A Meditation on lona) Swedish Chamber Orchestra Strings, director Hans-Kristian Sorensen (percussion) Schumann Marchenerzahlungen , Op 132 John Finucane (clarinet),
Tatjana Masurenko (viola), Hugh Tinney (piano)
Schnittke String Trio Viviane Hagner (violin), Tatjana Masurenko (viola), Quirine Viersen (cello)

Contributors

Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Accordion: Dermot Dunne
Accordion: John Cage
Clarinet: John Finucane
Viola: Tatjana Masurenko
Piano: Hugh Tinney
Piano: James MacMillan
Director: Hans-Kristian Sorensen
Unknown: Schumann Marchenerzahlungen
Clarinet: John Finucane
Viola: Tatjana Masurenko
Piano: Hugh Tinney
Violin: Viviane Hagner
Violin: Tatjana Masurenko
Cello: Quirine Viersen

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Buxton Festival
Petroc Trelawny introduces the second of six recitals featuring BBC New Generation Artists at the recent Chester and Buxton festivals, given in Buxton's Octagon Pavilion. Natalie Clein (cello)
Lutoslawski Sacher Variations Britten Cello Suite No 3, Op 8 7 Bach Cello Suite in C, BWV1009

Contributors

Cello: Natalie Clein

: BBC Proms 2000

Another chance to hear Friday's Prom.
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, conductor Roger Norrington
Walton Coronation March: Crown Imperial Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town) Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique (R)

Contributors

Conductor: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Handel Music

: Choral Evensong

Recorded in Blackburn Cathedral. Introit:
I Will Sing with the Spirit (Goodenough).
Responses (Bernard Rose). Office Hymn: Praise My Soul the King of Heaven (Praise My Soul). Psalms 47, 48, 49 (Davy, Goss, Walmisley). First Lesson: 2 Kings6, v24-7, v2. Canticles: Stanford in A. Second
Lesson: Luke 9, wl-17. Anthem: Let all the World (Vaughan Williams). Hymn: How Shall I Sing That Majesty (Coe Fen). Organ Voluntary: Final from Symphony No 6
(Vierne). Director of music Richard Tanner. Organist Timothy Cooke.

Contributors

Organist: Richard Tanner.
Organist: Timothy Cooke.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty 's guest today is cellist Alban Gerhardt , who plays live in the studio as he prepares for the Proms performance of Shostakovich's Cello Concerto. Music includes at 5.35 Schubert's Quartettsatz in minor, D703, played by the Borodin
Quartet: at 6.00 Shostakovich's Festival Overture. Op 96 performed by the Royal
Scottish National Orchestra under Neeme Jarvi; and at 6.40 Dvorak's Romance in F minor, Op 11, played by Gil Shaham (violin) with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Alban Gerhardt
Played By: Gil Shaham

: BBC Proms 2000

From the Royal Albert Hall , London. Two powerful masterpieces dominate this 25th anniversary concert markingthe death of Shostakovich on 9 August 1975. The music speaks eloquently for itself in the Michelangelo Sonnets - last reflections on the life of a creator - and i n the titanic
Symphony No 8.
Sergei Leiferkus (baritone),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor David Atherton
Shostakovich Suite on Verses by Michelangelo Buonarroti
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Poetry Proms Jo Shapcott , poet-in-residence at the Proms, introduces this evening's readings from the Serpentine Gallery by Maura Dooley and George Szirtes , including new work on one of this year's Proms themes - the power of music.
8.30 Shostakovich Symphony No 8 Repeated Tuesday 15 August 2pm
Reader Event - Russian Concert: page 44

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall
Baritone: Sergei Leiferkus
Conductor: David Atherton
Conductor: Shostakovich Suite
Unknown: Michelangelo Buonarroti
Unknown: Jo Shapcott
Unknown: Maura Dooley
Unknown: George Szirtes

: Mona Usa - the Unvarnished Truth

As the Musee du Louvre prepares to rehouse its star exhibit in a purpose-built room, Louisa Buck peels away the layers of grime and myth obscuring the murky portrait. What does she really look like? What do we really know about her? Producer Mick Webb (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Louisa Buck
Producer: Mick Webb

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces traditional music from Madagascar and percussionist Nana Vasconcelos playing alongside saxophonist Andy Sheppard.

Contributors

Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Nana Vasconcelos
Unknown: Andy Sheppard.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Schubert 16 German
Dances, D783 12.15 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet
12.40 Gesualdo Ave Dulcissima Maria
12.50 Brahms Meine Liebe IstGrun; Wie Melodien Zieht Es Mir; Feldeinsamkeit
1.00 Music by Bach performed on the Welte Mignon archive of piano rolls.
2.10 Nielsen Symphony No 4 (The
Inextinguishable) 2.45 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 3.30 Charles-Louis Mion Suite: Nitetis 3.45 Franck
Piece pour Grande Orgue in A 3.55 CPE Bach Sonata in B minor for harpsichord and violin 4.20 Haydn Symphony No 44 in E minor (Trauer) 4.45 Mozart Come
Scoglio (Cosi Fan Tutte) 5.05 Raltlo The Swans 5.10 JC Bach Quintet in G, Op 11 No 2 5.20 Mozart Violin Concerto No 4 inD, K218 5.45 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in D, RV94

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Dulcissima Maria








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