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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.10 A Scarlatti Sonata in A minor for recorder, two violins and continuo II Giardino Armonico
6.25 Brahms Trio in A minor, Op 114
Sabine Meyer (clarinet), Heinrich Schiff (cello), Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)
7.00 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
Israel PO, conductor Zubin Mehta
7.40 Ravel Violin Sonata
Viktoria Mullova, Bruno Canino (piano)
8.00 Handel Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest, HWV258 Choir of New College, Oxford, the King's Consort, director Robert King
8.50 Arnold Four Cornish Dances
Philharmonia, conductor Bryden Thomson

Contributors

Clarinet: Sabine Meyer
Clarinet: Heinrich Schiff
Cello: Rudolf Buchbinder
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Piano: Bruno Canino
Director: Robert King
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Composer of the Week:Sergei Prokofiev

(1891-1953). In 1918, Sergei Prokofiev left the Soviet Union, not to return for two decades. Donald Macleod charts his progress in the USA and in Europe.
They Are Seven Yuri Elnikov (tenor), Choir and Orchestra of USSR Radio, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Sarcasms 1 and 2 The Composer(piano roll) Four Pieces, Op 32 (Old Grandmother's Tales) Boris Berman (piano)
Scythian Suite BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvenksy
Overture on Hebrew Themes BBC National
Orchestra of Wales, conductor Alexander Polianichko Producer Andrew Lyle

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Yuri Elnikov
Piano: Boris Berman
Conductor: Andrew Lyle

: Work in Progress

A daily series in which artists talk about their current work. Syrian artist Issam Kourbaj talks about an exhibition he is developing with his two-year-old son Mourad in his Cambridge studio. Producer Mary Ward Lowery

Contributors

Artist: Issam Kourbaj
Producer: Mary Ward Lowery

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring Beethoven violin sonatas and recordings by Wilhelm Furtwangler.
Sibelius En Saga Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler
10.27 Mozart Flute Quartet in A, K298 William Bennett , GrumiauxTrio
10.39 Beethoven Violin Sonata in D,
Op 12 No 1 Josef Suk , Jan Panenka (piano)
11.02 Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor Vienna PO, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Wilhelm Furtwangler.
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Unknown: William Bennett
Unknown: Josef Suk
Piano: Jan Panenka
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Andras Schiff
Five programmes this week in which
Humphrey Burton talks to pianist
Andras Schiff about his life and work and introduces recordings from the BBC Archives. This first programme focuses on Schiff's personal Holy Trinity-Bach, Mozart and Schubert. Bach Prelude and Fugue No 1 in C, BWV8 70 (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491 With the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under Bernard Haitink
Schubert Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, 0571 (fragment)
Schubert Gondelfahrer , D808; Der
Schiffer, D536; Memnon, D541; Der
Blinde Knabe, D833 With Robert Holl (bass) Bach Partita No 2 in C minor(BWV826) See also Thursday 7.30pm.

Contributors

Unknown: Andras Schiff
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Pianist: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Schubert Gondelfahrer
Bass: Robert Holl

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes presents a recital from the Wigmore Hall, London
Denes Varjon (piano), GaborTakacs-Nagy (violin), Peter Szabo (cello)
Mozart Piano Trio in G, K564
Schumann Piano Trio No 3 in G minor, Op 110

Contributors

Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Violin: Peter Szabo

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Brahms Serenade No 1 in D Conductor Adrian Leaper
Moszkowski Piano Concerto
Piers Lane , conductor Adrian Leaper Brahms Serenade No 2 in A
Conductor Vernon Handley

Contributors

Conductor: Piers Lane
Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Conductor: Brahms Serenade
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Opera in Action

Opera at the Crossroads of Europe
In his final visit to Prague, Jan Smaczny celebrates the extraordinary late-flowering genius of Janacek and unearths operatic treasures by Martinu and the composer of Donkey Serenade, Rudolf Friml.

Contributors

Unknown: Jan SmacZny
Unknown: Rudolf Friml.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.00 a selection of songs to mark the birthday of American composer Ned Roram performed by Susan Graham
(mezzo), Malcolm Martineau (piano) and Ensemble Oriol; at 6.00 Eigar's Dream Children played by the WNO Orchestra under Charles Mackerras ; and at 6.40 Bach's Harpsichord Concerto in D,
BWV1054, performed byChristophe Rousset with the Academy of Ancient
Music conducted by Christopher Hogwood.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Ned Roram
Unknown: Susan Graham
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Conducted By: Christopher Hogwood.

: Performance on 3

Most Heavenly Music!
In a concert for the 2000 Stratford-upon-Avon English Music Festival, the BBC
Singers come to the church where William Shakespeare is buried for a programme of 19th-century music and settings of Shakespeare - including the first performance of a new work by Stephen Warbeck , Oscar-winning composer of Shakespeare in Love.
Stephen Betteridge (piano), BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Mendelssohn Richte Mich , Gott;Mein Gott , Mein Gott : Ehre Sei Gott VllhelmStenhammar Varnatt
Max Reger 0 Tod, Wie Bitte
Mahler, arr Gottwald Ich Bin der Welt Brahms Zigeunerlieder , Op 112
Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs
Martin Songs of Ariel
Stephen Warbeck Three Hamlet Songs (BBC commission, first performance) William Mathias Shakespeare Songs

Contributors

Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Stephen Warbeck
Piano: Stephen Betteridge
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Mendelssohn Richte Mich
Unknown: Mein Gott
Unknown: Mein Gott
Unknown: Ehre Sei Gott
Unknown: Vllhelmstenhammar Varnatt
Unknown: Max Reger
Unknown: Brahms Zigeunerlieder
Unknown: William Mathias Shakespeare

: Night Waves

Sheena McDonald talks to writer AS Byatt about her latest selection of esays, in which she deals with the ever changing relationship between history and the novel and traces the revival of myth and fairy tale in literature. Plus a report from Denver,
Colarado, where Peter Hall directs his new ten-hour epic version of Tantalus- a shocking story of incest, violation and sexual betrayal - which comes to Britain early next year.

Contributors

Talks: Sheena McDonald
Unknown: Peter Hall

: Late Junction

With Robert Sandall , including music by Gil Evans , Hector Zazou and Dirty Three. Plus highlights of a concert given last week by Ravi Kiran (chitravina) and Sukhvinder Singh (tabla) with members of the BBC Philharmonic.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Sandall
Music By: Gil Evans
Music By: Hector Zazou
Unknown: Ravi Kiran
Unknown: Sukhvinder Singh

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Schumann Traumerei,
Op 15 No 7 (Kinderszenen) 12.10 Johann Christian Bach Meine Freundlin Du Bist
Schon 12.30 Couperin Douzieme Concert a Deux Violes 12.40 Andriessen Variations on a Theme by Couperin 1.00 Strauss, arr Hasenohrl Till Eulenspiegel Ian Wilson
String Quartet No 1 (Winter's Edge) Brahms Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25 2.00 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks) 2.15 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F, BWV10462.40 Beethoven Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No 3 3.00 Spohr Notturno in C for wind and Turkish band. Op 34 3.30 Martin Cello Concerto 3.55 Coulthard
Ballet Suite: Excursion 4.15 Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain 4.35 Ciurlionls De Profundis 4.50 Granados The Maiden and the Nightingale (Goyescas) 5.00 Schreker Fantastic Overture, Op 15 5.15 Handel
Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 3 No 15.25 Lilbum Diversions for Strings 5.40 Debussy Danseuses de Delphes; La Cathédrale
Engloutie; La Danse de Puck; Le Vent dans la Plaine; Minstrels (Preludes, Book 1) I

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Couperin Douzieme
Unknown: Spohr Notturno








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