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: Morning on 3

Tommy Pearson . AlbinoniConcerto a 5 in C for oboe and strings, Op 7 No 12
Heinz Holliger , I Musici
6.35 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2 Salomon Quartet
7.00 Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 46:
No 4 in F; No 6 in D Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi
7.15 Reger Five Humoresques, Op 20 Marc-André Hamelin (piano)
8.10 Schumann Three Romances, Op 28 Maria Joao Pires (piano)
8.30 Warlock Capriol Suite Guildhall String Ensemble


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
Piano: Marc-André Hamelin
Piano: Maria Joao Pires

: Composer of the Week: Copland

With Donald Macleod.
3: South America and the Depression
Copland first visited Mexico in 1928 at the invitation of his friend and fellow composer Carlos Chavez. Returning home, Copland discovered the effects of the economic depression on the artistic life of New York. Danzon Cubano BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Eric Stern
Short Symphony St Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin Ballet Suite: Billy the Kid Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
Quiet City Mark Hill (cor anglais), Neil Baum (trumpet), New York Chamber
Symphony, conductor Gerard Schwarz


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Carlos Chavez.
Conductor: Eric Stern
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Mark Hill
Unknown: Neil Baum
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz

: Work In Progress

Ben Okri discusses his new poem, The Blue Cloth, inspired by television pictures of the recent flooding in Mozambique.


Unknown: Ben Okri

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor Sergei Rachmaninov (piano)
10.17 Dellus BriggFair Halle Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
10.36 Batchelar Mounsiers Almain
Nigel North (lute)
10.44 Strauss Trio and Finale (Der
Rosenkavalier) Renée Fleming and Barbara Bonney (sopranos), Susan Graham
(mezzo), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Christoph Eschenbach


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Nigel North
Unknown: Strauss Trio
Unknown: Renée Fleming
Sopranos: Barbara Bonney
Sopranos: Susan Graham
Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival 2000
From the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh. Sandy Burnett introduces the first of four
Schumann recitals given by Andras Schiff and friends.
Peter Schreier (tenor), Heinz Holliger (oboe), Andras Schiff (piano),
Yuuko Shiokawa (violin), Miklos Perenyi (cello) Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Op 70;
Liederkreis, Op 24; Three Romances, Op 94
11.50 Interval Talk: Haunted Masterpieces Susan Tomes pleads the case for some of Schumann's most neglected music-the three pianotrios.
12.10 Schumann Mein Schoner Stern!, Op 101, No 4: Nurein LachelnderBlick , Op 27 No 5; Fruhlingsgruss, Op 79 No 4; Dein Angesicht , Op 127 No 2; Der
Nussbaum, Op 25 No 3; Auftrage, Op 77 No 5; Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 63


Introduces: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Tenor: Heinz Holliger
Oboe: Andras Schiff
Piano: Yuuko Shiokawa
Violin: Miklos Perenyi
Cello: Schumann Adagio
Unknown: Susan Tomes
Unknown: Nurein Lachelnderblick
Unknown: Dein Angesicht

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Petroc Trelawny introduces a recital given last month by BBC New Generation Artist Lisa Milne (soprano) accompanied by lain Burnside (piano).
Wolf Alte Weisen ;Abendbilder Debussy Ariettes Oubliées
Rodrigo 4 Madrigales Amatorios


Soprano: Lisa Milne
Piano: Wolf Alte Weisen

: BBC Proms 2000

Another chance to hear last Thursday's Prom. Alban Gerhardt (cello),
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev
Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo andJuliet
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1
Prokofiev Symphony No 2 (R)


Cello: Alban Gerhardt
Conductor: Alexander Lazarev

: Choral Evensong

From St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh. Introit: Father Eternal (Francis Jackson ) (first performance).
Responses (Leighton).
Office Hymn: Ave, Maris Stella (Dupre/plainsong).
Psalms 32, 84, 85 (Clarke, Bairstow). First Lesson: Jeremiah 31, wl-14. Canticles: Jesus College Service
(Mathias). Second Lesson: John 2, wl-12. Anthem: Faire Is the Heaven (Harris).
Hymn: How Shall I Sing That Majesty (Coe Fen). Organ Voluntary: Jourde Fete aux
Saint-Maries de la Mer(Reuchsel). Organist and master of the music Matthew Owens.
Assistant organist Simon Nieminski.


Unknown: Francis Jackson
Unknown: Maris Stella
Music: Matthew Owens.
Organist: Simon Nieminski.

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.00 Dvorak's Slavonic Dance in C, Op 46 No 1, played by the Scottish National Orchestra under Neeme Jarvi; at 6.00 Corrette's Les Sauvages et La
Furstemburg performed by Musica Antiqua , Koln, directed byReinhard Goebel; and at 6.40 Beethoven's Piano Sonata in F, Op 2 No 1, played by Daniel Barenboim.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Played By: Daniel Barenboim.

: BBC Proms 2000

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Conductor Mariss Jansons has made the Oslo Philharmonic into one of the world's elite orchestras. They display their skill and brio in two colourful classics of the repertory and in Berlioz's dramatic death scene forthe queen of the Nile, with star Russian singer Olga Borodina. Olga Borodina (mezzo),
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor
8.05 Twenty Minutes: Poetry Proms
Jo Shapcott , poet-in-residence atthe Proms, introduces this evening's readings from the Serpentine Gallery by Robert Crawford and Alice Oswald , including new work on one of this year's Proms themes - belief.
8.25 Berlioz La Mort de Cleopatre Ravel La Valse
Repeated Tuesday 22 August 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Singer: Olga Borodina.
Singer: Olga Borodina
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Unknown: Jo Shapcott
Unknown: Robert Crawford
Unknown: Alice Oswald

: John Dryden- Inventor of England

Valentine Cunningham explores the life of the poet and dramatist John Dryden and investigates how he used his position as poet laureate during the Restoration to promote an idea of English cultural nationalism which is still central to the debate about English identity today. With contributions from Christopher Logue ,
Peter Porter , Andrew Motion and Christine Gerrard. Producer Rob Ketteridge (R)


Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Dramatist: John Dryden
Unknown: Christopher Logue
Unknown: Peter Porter
Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Christine Gerrard.
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces late-night listening, including sounds from Mount Ararat with duduk player Djivan Gasparyan , and piano music by Raymond Deane.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Djivan Gasparyan
Music By: Raymond Deane.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Paganini, transcr Uszt
Etude No 2 in E flat 12.10 Pergolesi Violin Concerto in B flat 12.25 Schubert
Symphony No 1 in D 12.50 Corelll Sonata da Chiesa in G, Op 1 No 91.00 Music by Liszt from the Welte Mignon archive of piano rolls. 2.00 Glinka Trio in D minor (Pathetique) 2.15 Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade3.00 Kuhnau Biblical
Sonata No 2 3.20 Bach Suite No 2 in B minor, BWV10673.40 Reger Motet: Ach Herr, Strafe Mich Nicht, Op 11 0 No 2 3.55 Elgar Sea Pictures, Op 374.20 Arnold
Three Shanties 4.30 Brahms Hungarian Dances (excerpts) 4.50 Suk Elegy, Op 23
5.05 Saraste Zigeuner weisen, Op
20,5.15 Barber Reincarnation, Op 16
5.25 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in C, RV88
5.35 Bruhns Erstanden 1st derHeilige Christ
5.45 Svendsen Carnival in Paris


Unknown: Jill Anderson.

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