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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Schumann Blumenstuck in D flat, Op 19
Claudio Arrau (piano)
6.50 John Stanley Organ Concerto in A,
Op 10 No 5 Northern Sinfonia Orchestra, director Gerald Gifford (organ) 7.00 Sancan Flute Sonatine
Susan Milan, Ian Brown (piano)
7.35 Mozart Trio in E flat for clarinet, viola and piano, K498(Kegelstatt) James Levine (piano), Ensemble Wien-Berlin
8.00 Peter Maxwell Davies Ojai Festival Overture BBC Philharmonic, conducted by the Composer
8.40 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony) Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado


Piano: Claudio Arrau
Director: Gerald Gifford
Piano: Ian Brown
Piano: James Levine
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Composer of the Week: Purcell

Donald Macleod explores the last years of Purcell's life, a period when the composer was frantic with theatre commitments yet still managed to produce some of his most inspired and profound works.
Te Deum Taverner Consort , Choir and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott
0 Dive Custos Suzie Le Blanc and Barbara
Borden (sopranos), Stephen Stubbs (theorbo), John Toll (organ)
Symphony (The Indian Queen, Act 3) Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet), Parley of Instruments, director Roy Goodman (violin)
From Rosie Bow'rs (A Comical History of Don Quixote ) Emma Kirkby (soprano), Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord) Man That is Born of Woman (Funeral
Sentences) The King's Consort, Choir of New College, Oxford, conductor Robert King The Fairy Queen Plaint (0 Let Me Ever, Ever Weep) Suzie le Blanc (soprano),
Tragicomedia, directors Stephen Stubbs and Erin Headley


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Deum Taverner Consort
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Sopranos: Stephen Stubbs
Unknown: Crispian Steele-Perkins
Violin: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Don Quixote
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Harpsichord: Christopher Hogwood
Directors: Stephen Stubbs
Directors: Erin Headley

: Work in Progress

lain Sinclairtraces the development of his new novel, Landor's Tower.

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
J Strauss (son) Waltz: Morning Papers Vienna PO, conductor Clemens Krauss
10.15 Beethoven Ah Perfido!, Op 65 Kirsten Flagstad (soprano),
Havana PO, conductor Clemens Krauss
10.28 Scriabin Piano Sonata No 10, Op 70 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
10.42 Liadov The Enchanted Lake
Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
10.50 Scriabin Two Dances, Op 73; Five Preludes, Op 74 Mikhail Rudy (piano)
11.02 Wagner Die Walkure: Act 1
Regina Resnik (mezzo), Ramon Vinay (tenor), Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, conductor Clemens Krauss


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Clemens Krauss
Soprano: Kirsten Flagstad
Conductor: Clemens Krauss
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Piano: Mikhail Rudy
Unknown: Regina Resnik
Tenor: Ramon Vinay
Conductor: Clemens Krauss

: Morning Performance

Salzburg Festival 2000
Graeme Kay introduces the last of this week's programmes from the festival. Ives The Unanswered Question KlangforumWien, conductor Emilio Pomarico
Schumann Requiem , Op 148
Melanie Diener and Marjana Lipovsek (sopranos), Jonas Kaufman (tenor), Frederic Caton (baritone), Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504
(Prague) Mozarteum Orchestra, Salzburg, conductor Hubert Soudant


Introduces: Graeme Kay
Conductor: Emilio Pomarico
Conductor: Schumann Requiem
Unknown: Melanie Diener
Tenor: Jonas Kaufman
Tenor: Frederic Caton
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conductor: Hubert Soudant

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another concert in the series from this summer's music festivals in Wales. Sue
Sharpe presents a recital given by the Ovid Ensemble as part of the Presteigne Festival. David Matthews Trio for strings
Britten Phantasy for oboe and string trio Beethoven Trio in C minor, Op 9 No 3


Unknown: David Matthews Trio
Unknown: Beethoven Trio

: BBC Proms 2000

A rebroadcast of last Friday's Prom. World Orchestra for Peace, conductor Valery Gergiev Debussy La Mer
Shostakovich Symphony No 7 (Leningrad) (R)


Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: Jazz Legends

Willie "the Lion Smith. A profile of the charismatic stride pianist and raconteur Willie "the Lion" Smith. He was one of the most vibrant and influential figures in early jazz piano. Smith's talent was recognised by Duke Ellington, who wrote two pieces in his honour. Julian Joseph selects highlights from his work, including the acclaimed 1939 recording for
Commodore, excerpts from his own memoirs and a BBC session from 1965.


Unknown: Julian Joseph

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.35 Ravel's Chants Populaires performed by Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo) and Myung-Whun Chung (piano); at 5.50
Lutoslawski's Variations on a Theme of Paganini played by Peter Jablonski (piano) with the RPO under VI adimirAshkenazy; and at 6.40 Schubert's Rondo in A minor, D438, performed by Nigel Kennedy (violin) with the ECO conducted by Jeffrey Tate.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Piano: Myung-Whun Chung
Played By: Peter Jablonski
Violin: Nigel Kennedy
Conducted By: Jeffrey Tate.

: Performance on 3

Edinburgh International Festival 2000
From the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Kirsteen McCue introduces another concert in the series featuringthe Mozart piano concertos. Scottish Chamber Orchestra, director Christian Zacharias (piano)
Mozart Piano Concertos: No 12 in A, K414; No 19 in F, K459; No 26 in D, K537 (Coronation)


Introduces: Kirsteen McCue
Piano: Christian Zacharias

: Benjamin Britten

The BBC Singers perform the cantata - by turns both charming and moving- in which Britten set words by the 18th-century visionary poet Christopher Smart.
Lesley-Jane Rogers (soprano), Penny
Vickers (contralto), Vernon Kirk (tenor), Brindley Sherratt (bass), Jeremy Filsell (organ), conductor Simon Joly Britten Rejoice in the Lamb (R)


Unknown: Christopher Smart.
Contralto: Vernon Kirk
Bass: Brindley Sherratt
Bass: Jeremy Filsell
Conductor: Simon Joly
Conductor: Britten Rejoice

: Night Waves

Paul Allen and guests discuss the life and work of Arthur Rimbaud , icon of alienated genius and inspiration to generations of writers, as a new biography is published.
Plus changing views of Cuban culture, from the revolution to the return of tourism, as revealed in a new series of photographs.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Arthur Rimbaud

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents a special edition in memory of the leading Italian composer Franco Donatoni , who died last month. With contributions from performers and composers who worked with Donatoni, and a selection of his music from the second half of the last century - from the intensity of the post-war avant garde to the playful virtuosity of his late works.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Franco Donatoni

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Bizet Seguidilla
(Carmen) 12.10 Albeniz Spanish Suite, Op 4 7 12.30 Glick Suite Hébraïque No 1
12.40 Bach, orch Schoenberg Prelude and Fugue in E flat (St Anne)
1.00 Berg Chamber Concerto Strauss Metamorphosen
2.10 Lachner Wind Quintet No2 in E flat
2.35 Mozart, arr Grieg Sonata in F, K533
2.55 Grieg, arr Hans Sitt Four Norwegian Dances, Op 35 3.15 Ravel String Quartet
3.50 Bizet Parle-Moi de Ma Mere (Carmen)
4.00Sarasate Fantasy after Bizet's
"Carmen" 4.15 Chopin Mazurka in A minor, Op 17 No 4; Nocturne in D flat, Op 2 7 No 2
4.35 Beethoven Five Scottish and Irish
Folk Songs 4.50 Grainger The Londonderry Air 5.05 Carulli Nocturne in C 5.20 CPE
Bach Concerto in E flat for harpsichord and fortepiano, Wq4 7 5.45 Handel Suite in G, HWV350 (Water Music)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Hans Sitt
Unknown: Handel Suite

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