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: Grainger

Colonial Song
5.15 Uthander Divertimento No 1
5.25 Rosenmuller Sinfonia Quinta
5.40 Haydn Kleine Orgelmesse , H XXII 7


Unknown: Haydn Kleine Orgelmesse

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Part Spiegel am Spiegel Tasmin Little (violin), Martin Roscoe (piano)
6.30 Debussy String Quartet, Op 10 Vertavo Quartet
7.00 Matteis Ground afterthe Scotch Humour
Palladian Ensemble
7.45 Trimble Suite for Strings Irish
Chamber Orchestra, director Ronuala Hunt
8.00 Gershwin Cuban Overture Cleveland
Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
8.45 Musorgsky, orch Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on the Bare Mountain Berlin
Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado


Violin: Martin Roscoe
Director: Ronuala Hunt
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Composer of the Week: Handel

Dr Johnson once remarked: "A man who has not seen Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see." Donald Macleod recounts the story of Handel's Italian years and how he went on to make his spectacular arrival in London. Agrippina (excerpt)
English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner
Lascia Ch 70 Pianga (Rinaldo) Maria Bayo (soprano), Capriccio Stravagante , conductor Skip Sempe
Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne Emma Kirkby and Judith Nelson
(sopranos), Margaret Cable (mezzo),
Shirley Minty (contralto), James Bowman and Charles Brett (countertenors),
Paul Elliott , Martyn Hill and Rogers Covey-Crump (tenors), David Thomas (bass), Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Simon Preston Water Music (excerpt) Le Concert des Nations, director Jordi Savall


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soloists: John Eliot Gardiner
Soprano: Capriccio Stravagante
Conductor: Skip Sempe
Unknown: Queen Anne Emma Kirkby
Sopranos: Judith Nelson
Contralto: Shirley Minty
Contralto: James Bowman
Contralto: Charles Brett
Unknown: Paul Elliott
Tenors: David Thomas
Conductor: Simon Preston
Director: Jordi Savall
Agrippina: Delia Jones (mezzo)
Nerone: Derek Lee Raglni (countertenor)

: Work in Progress

Deborah Moggach talks about her television adaptation of Nancy Mitford 's novel The Pursuit of Love.


Talks: Deborah Moggach
Unknown: Nancy Mitford

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Telemann Quartet in E minor for flute, violin, cello and continuo (Tafelmusik) Akademie fur Alte Musik, Berlin
10.17 Arriaga Overture: The Happy Slaves Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.25 Mozart Piano Sonata in F, K533 Artur Schnabel
10.49 Bruch Symphony No 3 in E Hungarian State Orchestra, conductor Manfred Honeck


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Artur Schnabel
Conductor: Manfred Honeck

: Morning Performance

English Cathedral Music
David Flood conducts the choir of Canterbury Cathedral, and Magnus
Williamson improvises on the organ of Peterborough Cathedral.
Vaughan Williams Let All the World (Five Mystical Songs)
Langiais Messe Solenelle
Tavener A Hymn to the Mother of God Lauridsen 0 Magnum Mysterium Byrd LaetenturCoeli Ives Te Deum
Walton Jubilate


Songs: Langiais Messe Solenelle

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last year at the Djanogly Hall in Nottingham.
Michel Dalberto (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in F minor, WoO4 7 No 2 Mozart Sonata in C minor, K45 7
Beethoven Sonata in F minor, Op 2 No 1 (R)


Piano: Michel Dalberto
Piano: Beethoven Sonata

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
John Chimes (timpani), Igor Ardasev (piano), Prague Piano Duo, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Martinu Memorial to Lidice; Double
Concerto for two string orchestras, piano and timpani
Janacek, arr Smolka Suite: The Excursions ofMrBroucek
Martinu Concerto for two pianos; Symphony No


Piano: Igor Ardasev
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

: Voices

lain Burnside introduces and accompanies mezzo Alice Coote and baritone
Brett Polegato in songs by Ernest Chausson .
La Chanson Bien Douce; Nanny: Papillons; Serenade Italienne; Le Temps de Lilas; La Caravane; Hebe; Chanson de Clown;
Chanson d'Ophelie; Chanson damour, Serres Chaudes ; Cantique à I'Epouse; Dans la Foret du Charme et de I'Enchantement; Le Colibri


Unknown: Alice Coote
Baritone: Brett Polegato
Songs By: Ernest Chausson
Unknown: Serres Chaudes

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.05 Schubert's Violin Sonatina in D, D384, played by Arthur Grumiaux and Robert Veyron-Lacroix (piano); at 6.05 Parry's Concertstuck in G minor performed by the London Philharmonic
Orchestra under Matthias Bamert; and at
6.35 Poulenc's Sextet for piano and wind played by the Nash Ensemble.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Played By: Arthur Grumiaux
Piano: Robert Veyron-Lacroix

: Performance on 3

Live from their new London home at the Barbican, the opening concert of the BBC
- Symphony Orchestra's new season.
Charles Mackerras , celebrating his 75th birthday this autumn, conducts orchestral showpieces by Janacek and Bartok, and is joined by Pamela Frank for a performance of Dvorak's charmingvioilin concerto. Plus the European premiere of a new work by Harrison Birtwistle.
Pamela Frank (violin), conductor Charles Mackerras
Birtwistle Sonance Severance 2000 (first European performance)
Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
8.30 Twenty Minutes: Book of the Month An extended review of one of the month's most interesting new publications. From Ezra Pound and WH Auden to
Seamus Heaney and Andrew Motion , Strong Words: Modern Poets on Modern Poetry, a new anthology edited by WN Herbert and Matthew Hollis , brings together more than a hundred years of poetic manifestos from British, American and Irish poets.
8.50 Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
Janacek Sinfonietta


Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Pamela Frank
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle.
Violin: Pamela Frank
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Unknown: Andrew Motion
Edited By: Wn Herbert
Unknown: Matthew Hollis

: Night Waves

Richard Coles discusses the Enlightenment with historian Roy Porter , whose new book attacks conventional wisdom on the period and argues that it was Britain, not France, who led the world in the 18th Century. Plus To the Green Fields Beyond, a new play examining the lives of a British tank crew at the end of the Great
War. a play that director Sam Mendes has chosen as his first post-Oscar production.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Roy Porter
Director: Sam Mendes

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces Hindi devotional music and tracks from the new album by saxophonist John Surman with the stringquartetTrans4mation.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: John Surman

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Wolf Morike Lieder
12.25 Brahms Serenade No 2 in A, Op 16
1.00 Lully Idylle sur la Paix (excerpt) Henry Desmarest La Diane de Fontainebleau
2.25 Ravel Violin Sonata
2.50 Buxtehude Praeludium in C, BuxWV136


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Lully Idylle
Unknown: Henry Desmarest

: BBC Schools

3.00 Time to Move 3.20 Sgeul an Orain
3.35 Hopscotch 3.50 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.05 Scottish Resources 7-9 4.20 Talking Points: Scottish Resources for RE 4.40
Time and Tune

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