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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Haydn Piano Sonata in C minor, H XVI 20 Mikhail Pletnev
6.30 Weber Symphony No 1 in C
London Classical Players/Roger Norrington
7.00 Vivaldi Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 3 No 8 (L'Estro Armonico) Europa Galante , director Fabio Biondi
7.40 Moeran String Quartet in E flat Maggini Quartet
8.00 Mozart Regina Coeli , K108
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Westminster Cathedral Boys' Choir, Chorus and Orchestra of the Academy of Ancient
Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
8.50 Arnold English Dances, Op 27
Philharmonia, conductor Bryden Thomson


Unknown: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Europa Galante
Director: Fabio Biondi
Unknown: Mozart Regina Coeli
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Composer of the Week: Berlioz

Berlioz was born in La Côte-St-André, a small town between Lyons and Grenoble, but Paris became his home - he once remarked he could never consider living anywhere else. But his relationship with his adopted home was a turbulent one, encompassing both his greatest achievements and most profound exasperation. Donald Macleod charts the course of Berlioz's association with the "city of light".
Symphonie Funebre et Triomphale (Finale) Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit Symphonie Fantastique (excerpt)
Cleveland Orchestra. conductor Pierre Boulez Overture: Le Corsaire
BBCPO, conductor VassilySinaisky Benvenuto Cellini (excerpt) Nicolai Gedda
(tenor), BBCSO, conductor Colin Davis Dies Irae (Grande Messe des Morts) Ernst-Senff Choir,
Berlin PO, conductor James Levine


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Dies Irae
Conductor: James Levine

: Work in Progress

Novelist Fay Weldon continues talking about the technique of writing her newest novel. Rhode Island Blues.


Unknown: Fay Weldon

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
NBC SO, conductor Arturo Toscanini
10.16 Britten Missa Brevis
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, conductor Christopher Robinson
10.27 Mozart Adagio in B minor, K540;
Rondo in D, K485 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
10.42 Britten Sacred and Profane
Quink Vocal Ensemble


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Conductor: Christopher Robinson
Conductor: Mozart Adagio
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival 2000
From the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Sandy Burnett introduces the last of this year's morning concerts from the festival. Zehetmair Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in G, K156
Karl Amadeus Hartmann String Quartet No 1 (Carillon)
11.50 Interval Talk: Drumming
Verity Sharp explores the roots of Steve Reich 's Drumming, a work featured at this year's Edinburgh International Festival.
12.10 Schumann String Quartet in A, Op 41 No


Introduces: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Karl Amadeus Hartmann
Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Steve Reich

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Susan Sharpe introduces another in the series of recitals from music festivals in Wales. Today's recital was given as part of the Gower Festival in All Saint's Church. Oystermouth.
Liwei Qin (cello), Gretel Dowdeswell (piano) Beethoven Cello Sonata No 3 in A, Op 69 Shostakovich Cello Sonata No 2, Op 40


Introduces: Susan Sharpe
Cello: Liwei Qin
Cello: Gretel Dowdeswell

: BBC Proms 2000

Another chance to hear Sunday's Prom.
Patricia Rosario (soprano), Richard Goode (piano), BBCSO, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Bach, arr Webern Ricercare (The Musical Offering, BWV1079)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 25 in C. K503 Part Como Anhela la Cierva
Dvorak Symphonic Variations (R)


Soprano: Patricia Rosario
Soprano: Richard Goode
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Webern Ricercare

: Jazz Legends

Julian Joseph presents a profile of American saxophonist Joe Henderson , who established himself as a major voice on the tenor sax with a series of landmark recordings for the Blue Note label in the sixties. Joe Henderson was recorded at the Brecon Jazz Festival in 1996, when he paid tribute to the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim. Joining him were Helio Alves
(piano), Nilson Matta (bass) and Paulo Braga (drums). Producer Felix Carey


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Joe Henderson
Unknown: Joe Henderson
Unknown: Antonio Carlos
Piano: Helio Alves
Piano: Nilson Matta
Producer: Felix Carey

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.45 Schreker's Intermezzo for string orchestra played by the Gurzenich-Orchester Cologne Philarmonic under James Conlon.
Continues at 6.45pm.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: James Conlon.

: Proms Composer Portrait: Henze

Live from the Britten Theatre, Royal
College of Music, London. In the last of the fortnightly pre-Prom features
Andrew McGregortalks to composer Hans Werner Henze, with violinist Peter Sheppard Skoerved and pianist Aaron Schorr performing his Funf Nachtstucke for violin and piano and his Sonata for piano.


Unknown: Andrew McGregortalks
Unknown: Hans Werner
Violinist: Peter Sheppard
Pianist: Aaron Schorr
Unknown: Funf Nachtstucke

: In Tune

Continued from 5pm. Music includes at 6.45 Arnold's Little Suite No 1 played by the City of London Sinfonia under Richard Hickox.


Unknown: Richard Hickox.

: BBC Proms 2000

From the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Tonight's concert features Alfred Brendel playing Beethoven's most classically poised piano concerto, plus the UK premiere of Henze's ninth symphony.
Alfred Brendel (piano), David Titterington (organ), Berlin Radio Choir.
BBCSO. conductor Ingo Metzmacher
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
8.05 Twenty Minutes: The South
Nine programmes in which writers discuss what the south means to them. 8:
Dave Haslam , author of Manchester, England and a resident there, imagines how the English North/South divide might mean something different if Manchester were the capital of the country.
8.25 Hans Werner Henze Symphony No 9 (first UK performance) Repeated Friday 8 September
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Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: David Titterington
Conductor: Ingo MetzmacHer
Unknown: Dave Haslam
Unknown: Hans Werner Henze

: Ancient Airs and Dances

A selection of airs and dances by 16th- and 17th-century composers, including
Molinaro and Galilei, contrasted with orchestral arrangements made in the 20th century by Ottorino Respighi.

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp is joined by composer Simon Emmerson to survey some recent electronic music, including Ambrose Field's Expanse Hotel and other prize-winning works from this year's electro-acoustic music competition in Bourges. Plus a studio session by Cologne-based live electronics ensemble Subultra.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Simon Emmerson

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Durante Concerto No 5 in A 12.10am Klami Numisuutaritl2.20
Paclus Violin Concerto 12.40 Hurlebusch Concerto in A 1.00 Mahler Symphony No 3
2.40 Bach Partita in D minor, BWV1004
3.05 Brahms Four Chorale Preludes, Op 122
3.15 Beethoven Cello Sonata in C, Op 102 No 13.35 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 24.00 Paganini Duetto Amoroso 4.10 Mozart Symphony No 16 in C4.25 Telemann
Concerto in D minor for two chalumeaux and strings 4.45 Smetana Sonata
Movement in E minor for two pianos 5.05 Mascagni Voilo Sapete, 0 Mamma
(Cavalleria Rusticana) 5.15 Handel Ballet Music (II Pastor Fido) 5.25 Groneman Flute Sonata in G 5.40 Bartok Dance Suite


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bach Partita
Unknown: Paganini Duetto Amoroso

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