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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Bach , arr Godowsky Aria (Sonata in A minor, BWV1003) Carlo Grante (piano)
6.45 Handel Sinfonia (Saul: Act 1)
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.00 Schubert Sonata in A minor, D821 (Arpeggione) Mstistav Rostropovich (cello), Benjamin Britten (piano)
7.50 Musorgsky Chorus of People in the Temple (Oedipus in Athens)
Prague Philharmonic Choir, Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.00 Jeremiah Clarke The Prince of Denmark's March Wynton Marsalis
(trumpet), ECO, conductor Anthony Newman
8.35 Dvorak The Noonday Witch, Op 108 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Unknown: Penny Gore.
Piano: Carlo Grante
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Cello: Mstistav Rostropovich
Cello: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Wynton Marsalis
Conductor: Anthony Newman
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: Composer of the Week: Kurt Weill

(1900-50).This week Donald Macleod looks at the life and career of Kurt Weill.
Weill's wife Lotte Lenya said: "I'm not sure that I ever really knew him, even after 24 years of marriage and the two years we lived together before that. And when he died, I looked at him and asked myself, did I ever really know him?" Weill remains an enigmatic character for many of us - on the one hand he was the militant collaborator with the Marxist playwright Berthold
Brecht, and on the otherthe composer of popular Broadway shows. Donald Macleod begins his survey with a look at Weill's early days in Dessau, his Jewish background, his move to Berlin, and the influence of Busoni.
Im Volkston Steven Kimbrough (baritone), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
String Quartet No 1, Op 8 Brodsky Quartet Symphony No I
BBCSO, conductor Gary Bertini


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Kurt Weill.
Unknown: Lotte Lenya
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Baritone: Volkston Steven Kimbrough
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Conductor: Gary Bertini

: Work in Progress

In five programmes this week,
Declan Donellan , theatre director and co-founder of the Cheek by Jowl Theatre Company, talks about a project to stage Pushkin's play Boris Godunovin Moscow with a cast Of Russian actors. Producer Anne Bristow


Unknown: Declan Donellan
Producer: Anne Bristow

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring Scriabin piano sonatas and recordings by the Boyd Neel String Orchestra and Boyd Nee!. Elgar, arr W H Reed Chanson de Matin Boyd Neel String Orchestra, conductor Boyd Neel
10.09 Mozart Divertimento in B flat, K240 Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.23 Scriabin Piano Sonata No 1, Op 6 Marc-Andre Hamelin
10.45 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis Boyd Neel String Orchestra, conductor Boyd Neel
11.01 Parsons Ut Re Mi Fa Sol La a 4 Fretwork
11.08 Scriabin 24 Preludes, Op 11:
Nos 1-12 Vladimir Sofronitski (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Boyd Neel
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Conductor: Boyd Neel
Piano: Vladimir Sofronitski

: Morning Performance

Geoffrey Smith introduces performances given by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under its conductors past and present. Today's works are conducted by Daniel Barenboim. 1: 20th-century Classics Schoenberg Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op 16
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 2
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring


Introduces: Geoffrey Smith
Conducted By: Daniel Barenboim.

: BBC Proms Chamber Music 2000

From the Victoria and Albert Museum ,
London, Stephanie Hughes presents the last of this year's Proms chamber music concerts.
Joan Rodgers (soprano), Rorestan Trio
Schumann Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 63 Shostakovich Seven Romances on Verses by Alexander Blok
Repeated Saturday 9 September at lpm


Unknown: Albert Museum
Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Soprano: Joan Rodgers

: BBC Proms 99

Another chance to hear last Monday's s Prom concert.
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Bernard Haitink
Wagner Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)
Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E (R)


Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Opera in Action

Michael White continues his exploration of the Seven Deadly Sins in opera with a look at Anger. Music includes excerpts from works by Janacek, Verdi, Mozart, Wagner and Britten.


Unknown: Michael White

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at :
5.35 Elgar's Serenade in E minor, Op 20 (arr by the Composer for piano duet) played by pianists Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow ; at 5.50 Saint-Saens's Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso performed by Kyung-Wha Chung (violin) with the RPO under
Charles Dutoit ; and at 6.40 Mozart's Oboe Quartet in F. K370, played by Heinz Holligerwith Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Tabea Zimmermann (viola) and Thomas Demenga (cello).


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Pianists: Anthony Goldstone
Pianists: Caroline Clemmow
Violin: Kyung-Wha Chung
Unknown: Charles Dutoit
Played By: Heinz Holligerwith
Violin: Thomas Zehetmair
Violin: Tabea Zimmermann
Violin: Thomas Demenga

: BBC Proms 2000

From the Royal Albert Hall , London. The Rotterdam Philharmonic and their mercurial music director return to the Proms with a scintillating programme which features a Prokofiev symphony guaranteed to raise the roof, and the return of a popular Proms soloist in the most popular of all piano concertos.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Rotterdam ! Philharmonic, conductor Valery Gergiev i Scriabin Reverie , Op 24 ! Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
8.10 Twenty Minutes: My Last Breath
Three readings from the memoirof film- ! maker Luis Bunuel , published in the last ! year of his life. 3: Bunuel Becomes a Surrealist! Read by John Moffatt.
8.30 Prokofiev Symphony No 5 Repeated Tuesday 12 September at 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Unknown: Scriabin Reverie
Unknown: Luis Bunuel
Read By: John Moffatt.

: Shakespeare's London

Writer lain Sinclair walks the streets of London in the company of historians,
Shakespeare scholars and archaeologists to seek out Shakespeare's city in the London of today. As he visits the court, river, sites of Elizabethan playhouses and the reconstructed Globe Theatre, he discovers howthe city was reflected in Shakespeare's plays and reveals the life he led in London 400 years ago. (R) I

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces traditional music from Morocco, the invocatory trumpet of Don Cherry , choral music by Victoria and steel-string guitar from John Fahey.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Don Cherry
Unknown: John Fahey.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Haydn The Heavens Are Telling (The Creation) 12.10 Milhaud La Création du Monde 12.25 Elisabeth Kuyper Zwischen Dir und Mir:
Herzendiebchen (Op 17) 12.35 Haydn
Cello Concerto No 1 in C1.00 Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano; Clarinet Sonata: Bassoon and Clarinet Sonata; Oboe Sonata Milhaud Suite for violin, clarinet and piano, Op 157b Poulenc Cantata: Le Bal Masque 2.20 Dvorak
Symphony No 7 in D minor3.00 Kodaly, arr Goldstone Dances of Galanta 3.15 Veress
Four Transylvanian Dances 3.35 Druzecky Sextet in E flat 3.50 Bruhns Cantata: 0
Werter Heil'ger Geist 4.05 Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042 4.25
Ruppe Duetto in F4.40 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila4.45 Massenet Werther's Aria (Werther) 5.00 Brahms Tragic
Overture 5.10 Janacek Piano Sonata in E flat minor 1X1905 (From the Street) 5.25 Martlnu Four Madrigals 5.35 Handel Recorder Sonata in C, Op 1 No 7 5.50 Flotow Overture: Martha


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Milhaud Suite
Unknown: Goldstone Dances
Unknown: Ruppe Duetto

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