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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
6.10 Dvorak Terzetto , Op 74
Members of the Prazak Quartet
6.40 Ravel Bolero
Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.10 Mozart Piano Trio in B flat, K502 Trio Fontenay
7.50 Arnold Three Shanties
Vega Wind Quintet
8.05 Corelli Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 9 The English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
8.35 Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor, Op 82 Maxim Vengerov ,
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Dvorak Terzetto
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Maxim Vengerov
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Composer of the Week: Copland

With Donald Macleod.
5: Personality and Later Years
Donald Macleod concludes his survey of the life and work of Aaron Copland with a look at the spirit and nature of the man behind the music.
Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson Barbara Bonney (soprano), Andre Previn (piano) Nonet for strings
Members of St Luke's Chamber Ensemble
Fanfare for the Common Man
LSO, conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Piano: Andre Previn

: Work in Progress

Writer and poet Ben Okri discusses his work on a new poem, The Blue Cloth, inspired by television pictures of the recent flooding in Mozambique.


Unknown: Ben Okri

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Danzl Wind Quintet in E flat, Op 6 7 No 3 Michael Thompson Wind Quintet
10.23 Chopin Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor Sergei Rachmaninov
10.43 Delius Eventyr (Once upon a Time) RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Michael Thompson
Unknown: Sergei Rachmaninov
Unknown: Delius Eventyr
Conductor: Thomas Beecham

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival 2000
From the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Sandy Burnett introduces the second of this year's four Schumann recitals given by Andras Schiff and friends.
Peter Schreier (tenor), Andras Schiff (piano), Yuuko Shiokawa (violin), Miklos Perenyi (cello)
Schumann Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 80; Du
Bist Wie eine Blume, Op 25 No 24; Sangers Trost, Op 12 7 No 1; Was Will die Einsame Trbne, Op 25 No 21; Zigeunerliedchen, Op 79 No 7; DerHimmel Hat eine Trane Geweint, Op37 No
11.45 Interval Talk: Equal Music
As a lifelong chamber musician, pianist Susan Tomes argues that small is definitely more beautiful.
12.05 Schumann Fantasiestucke.Op 73; Dichterliebe, Op 48


Introduces: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Tenor: Andras Schiff
Piano: Yuuko Shiokawa
Cello: Miklos Perenyi
Pianist: Susan Tomes

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Petroc Trelawny introduces a recital of French piano trios given in February as part of the Bridgewater Hall's Piano 2000 festival. Kathryn Stott (piano), Raphael Oleg (violin), François Salque (cello) Faure Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120 Ravel Piano Trio in A minor (R)


Piano: Kathryn Stott
Piano: Raphael Oleg
Violin: François Salque

: BBC Proms 2000

Another chance to hear Sunday's Prom. A youthful symphony by the greatest child prodigy of them all introduces one of Radio 3's New Generation Artists playing
Beethoven's dramatic and lyrical concerto, and Rachmaninovwears his heart on his sleeve in his most impassioned symphony. Elisabeth Batiashvili (violin),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor OsmoVanska
Mozart Symphony No 4 in D, K19 Beethoven Violin Concerto in D
Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor (R)


Violin: Elisabeth Batiashvili

: Jazz Legends

In the third of four programmes inviting
British musicians to explore the BBCjazz archives Alyn Shipton talks to trombonist Annie Whitehead , whose selections include recordings ofJJ Johnson,
Chris McGregor and Don Cherry. Producer Felix Carey


Talks: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Annie Whitehead
Unknown: Chris McGregor
Unknown: Don Cherry.
Producer: Felix Carey

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.00 Antonio Bazzlnl 's La Ronde des
Lutins, Op 25, played by Maxim Vengerov (violin), and Itamar Golan (piano). Continues at 6.45pm.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: Antonio Bazzlnl
Played By: Maxim Vengerov
Played By: Itamar Golan

: Proms Composer Portraits

From the Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London. In the third of four fortnightly pre-Prom features Andrew McGregor talks to composer Magnus Lindberg , and students from the Royal
Northern College of Music perform two of his works.
Undberg Twine for solo piano; Clarinet Quintet


Talks: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Magnus Lindberg
Unknown: Undberg Twine

: In Tune

Continued from 5pm. Music includes
Rossini's Overture: LaGazzaLadra played by La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Chailly.


Conducted By: Riccardo Chailly.

: BBC Proms 2000

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. A triumphant return to the Proms for Maxim Vengerov after last year's enthralling solo recital. The Russian virtuoso directs the English Chamber Orchesta and appears as soloist in Bach's great double concerto - with Paul Barritt-and one of Mendelssohn's most youthful works. After the interval, a symphony by Mozart and two of his shorter works for violin and orchestra.
Paul Barritt (violin), English Chamber
Orchestra, director Maxim Vengerov (violin) Bach Double Concerto in D minor, BWV1043 Schubert Adagio and Rondo in A, D438 Mendelssohn Concerto in D minor for violin and strings
8.30 Twenty Minutes: The South
Nine talks in which writers immerse themselves in the idea of the south.
6: Francis Spufford , author of I MayBe Some Time: Ice and the English
Imagination, discusses the lure of the South Pole.
8.50 Mozart Adagio in E, K261; Rondo in C, K373; Symphony No 29 in A, K201 Repeated Thursday 24 August 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Maxim Vengerov
Unknown: Paul Barritt-And
Violin: Paul Barritt
Violin: Maxim Vengerov
Unknown: Francis Spufford

: Tel Jour, Telle Nuit

Poulenc's lyrical song cycle performed by Francois Le Roux (baritone) and Pascal Roge (piano).


Baritone: Francois Le Roux
Baritone: Pascal Roge

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker introduces music from leading European new music festival Ars Musica , held in Brussels last March, and focuses on two composers who are becoming well established on the Continent, Brice Pauset and Hans Peter Kyburz. Producer Peter Thresh


Introduces: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Ars Musica
Unknown: Brice Pauset
Unknown: Hans Peter
Producer: Peter Thresh

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Prokofiev Three dances (Romeo and Juliet) 12.20am Dohnanyl Piano Quintet No 2 in E flat minor, Op 26 12.50 Kodaly Nausikaa
1.00 A concert of British ballet music given by the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth. Lambert Prize Fight Gavin Gordon The Rake's 's Progress
Lambert Horoscope 1.55 Franck, arr
Rampal Flute Sonata 2.20 Szymanowski String Quartet No 1 in C. Op 37 2.40
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor3.20 Wagner Wesendonk Lieder
3.45 Bach Suite No 6 in D, BWV10124.10 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in C minor, Op 1 No 8 4.35 Bizet Carmen: Suite No 1 4.50
Strauss Das War Sehr Gut (Arabella) 5.05 Saint-Saens Oboe Sonata in D, Op 166
5.15 Sibelius 13 Pieces for piano, Op 76
5.45 Telemann Concerto in E minor for recorder, flute, strings and continuo


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Kodaly Nausikaa
Conducted By: Barry Wordsworth.
Unknown: Gavin Gordon
Unknown: Lambert Horoscope
Unknown: Wagner Wesendonk

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