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: William Byrd

O Mistress Mine, I Must
5.05 Telemann Flute Concerto
5.15 Bach Cantata No 54: Widerstehe
DochderSunde
5.35 Weber Trumpet Concertino in C
5.55 Michael Praetorius Renaissance Concerto

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Praetorius

: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Copland Quiet City
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hugh Wolff
6.40 Rameau Suite: Dardanus
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.00 Mendelssohn Andante Cantabile and Presto Agitato in B Benjamin Frith (piano)
7.35 Saint-Saens Cello Sonata No 1 in C minor Mischa Maisky , DariaHorova (piano)
8.10 Francaix Wind Quintet No 1 Haffner Wind Ensemble of London
8.40 Prokofiev Suite: The Love of Three
Oranges Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Piano: Benjamin Frith
Unknown: Mischa Maisky
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: Composer of the Week: Hoist

With
Donald Macleod. Jupiter, the BringerofJollityfThe Planets) London Philharmonic, conductor Hilary Davan Wetton Bring Us In Good Ale; Songofthe
Blacksmith; Lisa Lan ; This Have / Done for My True Love
BBC Singers, conductor James Morgan Ballet: The Lure
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Beni Mora - Oriental Suite
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton
Unknown: Lisa Lan
Conductor: James Morgan
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Beni Mora
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Work in Progress

Novelist Beryl Bainbridge continues work on her book about Dr Johnson, trying to bring the past to life in her distinctive way, inspired by the oddness of the present.

Contributors

Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Ravel Sheherazade
Suzanne Danco (soprano),
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.21 Mozart, arr Wendt Wind Music from "Die Entfuhrungaus dem Serail" Budapest Wind Ensemble, director Kalman Berkes (clarinet)
10.32 Gounod Au Rossignol; Wens, les Gazons Sont Verts Susanne Danco
(soprano), Guido Agosti (piano)
10.39 Gounod Petite Symphonie St Paul Chamber Orchestra conductor Christopher Hogwood
11.00 Szymanowski Symphony No 3 (Song of the Night) Wieslaw Ochman (tenor), Polish Radio Chorus,
Polish National Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor JerzySemkov

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Clarinet: Kalman Berkes
Soprano: Susanne Danco
Soprano: Guido Agosti
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Tenor: Wieslaw Ochman

: Morning Performance

Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2000
Chris de Souza introduces further highlights from this year's festival. John Browne
Salve Regina The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers Mozart Piano Trio in C, K458 Gould Piano Trio
Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues: Nos 3 and 4 Barry Douglas (piano)
Mendelssohn String Quartet No 6 in F minor, 0p80 Yggdrasil Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: John Browne
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Barry Douglas

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given earlier this month at the BT
Studio in the Waterfront Hall, Belfast. Promoteo Quartet
Kurtag Officium Breve , Op 28
Beethoven String Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Rasumovsky)

Contributors

Unknown: Kurtag Officium Breve

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town) Conductor Richard Hickox
Edgar Bainton Symphony No 2 Conductor Vernon Handley
Britten Violin Concerto Frank
Peter Zimmermann , conductor Richard Hickox Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 Conductor Richard Hickox

Contributors

Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Edgar Bainton
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Peter Zimmermann
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Choral Evensong

From the Chapel of Winchester College.
Introit: Love Bade Me Welcome (Tavener). Responses (Radcliffe).
Psalms 93, 94 (Macfarren, Macpherson). First Lesson: Isaiah 55.
Office Hymn: The Eternal Gifts of Christ the King (Aeterna Christi Munera). Canticles: (Walton).
Second Lesson: Colossians 4, w7-18. Anthem: Lord, When the Sense of Thy Sweet Grace (Lennox Berkeley).
Hymn: Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life (Come, My Way).
Organ Voluntary: Passacaglia, Op 41 (Leighton).
Director of Chapel Music Christopher Tolley. Organist Peter Barley.

Contributors

Organist: Christopher Tolley.
Organist: Peter Barley.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.45 Vaughan Williams 's Norfolk Rhapsody played by the LPO under Bryden Thomson ; at 6.00 Tavemer's Dum Transisset
Sabbatum I for five voices performed by the Sixteen conducted by Harry Christophers ; and at 6.45 Mozart's Divertimento in B flat, K270, played by Amadeus Winds .

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Bryden Thomson
Conducted By: Harry Christophers
Played By: Amadeus Winds

: Performance on 3

Leeds International Pianoforte
Competition 2000 Winner
Alessio Bax , the winner of the Leeds
International Piano Competition last month, gives his London debut recital at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor, D 784 Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op 42
8.35 Twenty Minutes: Christopher Ricks The I iterary critic and editor i ntroduces talks on matters close to his heart.
2: Editing and Its Discontents
8.55 Rachmaninov Preludes Op 23: No 6 in E flat; No 9 in E flat minor; No 10 in G flat; No 2 in B flat
Granados El Amory la Muerte (Goyescas) Ravel La Valse

Contributors

Unknown: Alessio Bax
Unknown: Elizabeth Hall.
Unknown: Christopher Ricks
Unknown: Granados El Amory

: Night Waves

Can computers create art? Patrick Wright examines this notion with the digital artist John Maeda , whose work has already persuaded some critics to describe him as one of the most important people of the 21st century.

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Wright
Artist: John Maeda

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall introduces the voice manipulations of electronic composer
Paul Lansky , steel drums and marimbas from Stephen Micus and Gavin Bryars , and stories from latter-day troubadours Tom Waits and Gil Scott-Heron .

Contributors

Introduces: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Paul Lansky
Unknown: Stephen Micus
Unknown: Gavin Bryars
Unknown: Tom Waits
Unknown: Gil Scott-Heron

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata) (excerpt) 12.20 Mozart Violin Concerto No 4 in D, K218
12.45 Hellendaal Cello Sonata No 2 in D
1.00 Performances of Beethoven on piano rolls from the Welte Mignon Archive. Piano Sonata in D, Op 10 No 3; Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (Pathetique) Edwin Fischer
Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 90 XaverScharwenka
Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110 Edwin Fischer
Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 111 Frederic Lamond
2.40 Brahms Alto Rhapsody, Op 53
2.50 A Gabriell Ricercarsopra Martin Menoit

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Edwin Fischer
Piano: Edwin Fischer
Unknown: Frederic Lamond
Unknown: Martin Menoit

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together: an Assembly for Schools
3.20 Expressive Arts 3.40 School Musical
4.00 Dance Workshop 4.20 Have Your Say!
4.45 Music for Dance








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