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: Morning on

With Tommy Pearson.
Mendelssohn Kinderstucke , Op 72 Daniel Barenboim (piano)
6.45 Avison, after D Scarlatti Concerto Grosso No 6 in D Brandenburg Consort , director Roy Goodman (violin)
7.00 Mozart Divertimento in F, K213
Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe
7.40 Franck Prelude , Choral and Fugue Murray Perahia (piano)
8.00 Menotti Overture: Amelia al Ballo Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Schippers
8.45 Piazzolla Tango Ballet Gidon Kremer (violin), Kremerata Baltica


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Mendelssohn Kinderstucke
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Brandenburg Consort
Violin: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Franck Prelude
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Violin: Gidon Kremer

: Composer of the Week: Arnold Bax

(1883-1953). In five programmes this week Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Arnold Bax and the different influences throughout his career. Today's programme features rarely heard music written at the beginning of his career and specially recorded forthe programme. Cathleen ni Hoolihan
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Ballet: Tamara (orch Graham Parlett) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Martyn Brabbins Nympholept
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Arnold Bax
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Work in Progress

rln five programmes this week Peter Kalu , whose Black Star Rising was the first work of science fiction by a black writer published in this country, talks about his current work - a futuristic whodunit featuring a black detective. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Peter Kalu
Producer: Kate McAii

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring Tchaikovsky suites and symphonies, and recordings by the Smetana Quartet.
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in D minor RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
10.15 Ugeti Four Songs from Matraszentimre
London Sinfonietta Voices, director Terry Edwards
10.21 Tchaikovsky Suite No 2 in C Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
11.02 Ravel Five Popular Greek Melodies Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Gerard Wyss (piano)
11.11 Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata) Smetana Quartet


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Director: Terry Edwards
Baritone: Wolfgang Holzmair
Piano: Gerard Wyss

: Morning Performance

Light Music
Tommy Pearson launches a week celebrating the lighter end of the repertoire with performances given by the BBC
Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ronald Corp, including:
Sullivan Suite: Pineapple Poll
J Strauss (son) Einzug Marsch (The Gypsy Baron)
Caiman Zigeunerprimas Dorfkinderwaltz Offenbach Overture: La Belle Helene


Music: Tommy Pearson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes presents a concert live from London's Wigmore Hall.
Katarina Karneus (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Mahler Fruhlingsmorgen ; Erinnerung;
Hans und Grethe; Ich Ging mit Lust durch einen Grunen Wald ; Scheiden und Meiden Faure Automne ; Les Berceaux; Au bord de I'Eau; Fleur Jetée; Le Secret; Dans la Foret de Septembre; Au Cimetière
Sibelius Varen FlyktarHastigt , Op 13 No 4; Den Forsta Kyssen , Op 3 7 No 1;
Diamanten pa Marssnon, Op 36 No 6; Saf, Saf, Susa, Op 36 No 4;
Svarta RoSOr, Op 36 No 1 Repeated Saturday lpm


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Piano: Mahler Fruhlingsmorgen
Unknown: Grunen Wald
Unknown: Meiden Faure Automne
Unknown: Sibelius Varen Flyktarhastigt
Unknown: Den Forsta Kyssen

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
MacDowell Hamlet; Ophelia (Two Symphonic Poems, Op 22) Conductor Takuo Yuasa
Barber Violin Concerto
Ernst Kovacic , conductor Vernon Handley
Dello Joio Triumph of St Joan (Symphony) Conductor Warwick Stengards Menotti Violin Concerto Mark Kaplan , conductor Kenneth Montgomery Copland Suite: Billy the Kid Conductor Vernon Handley


Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Ernst Kovacic
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Warwick Stengards
Conductor: Mark Kaplan
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Opera in Action

Martin Handley concludes a two-part profile ofthe great Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson , focusing on herfinest roles in operas by Wagner, Strauss, Puccini and Mozart.


Unknown: Martin Handley
Soprano: Birgit Nilsson

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter

: Performance on 3

A concert given in December last year at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. "I have done my duty of earth and only wish to be allowed to finish my ninth symphony. I trust death will not deprive me of my pen."
Bruckner's wish was not granted, yet even in its unfinished three-movement shape, his final symphony was clearly the magnum opus of a creative giant. And
Beethoven's first piano concerto, which caused a huge stir when the composer himself gave the premiere, is performed by leading Beethoven interpreter John Lill. John Lill (piano),
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Walter Weller Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C
Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor


Unknown: John Lill.
Piano: John Lill
Conductor: Walter Weller

: Night Waves

What is the place of design in modern culture? In the fifties and sixties the celebrated designers Robin and Lucienne Day helped pioneer a new taste forthe contemporary. As a major exhibition opens to celebrate their achievement, Angela McRobbie investigates the changing trends ofthe design industry. Are we getting the design we deserve? Plus news from one ofthe theatrical events of the year- Night Waves reports as Peter Hall 's production of John Barton 's Tantalus-an epic on the Trojan War - receives its British premiere in Salford.


Unknown: Angela McRobbie
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: John Barton

: Late Junction

r Verity Sharp introduces Shona melodies from Zimbabwe played on the mbira by William Rusere and electronically remixed J by Gaby Kerpel - courtesy of District Six; kora duets from Dembo Konte and Kausu Kuyateh from their album Kairaba Jabi ; and the Incredible String Band with The Circle Is Unbroken.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: William Rusere
Unknown: Gaby Kerpel
Unknown: Dembo Konte
Unknown: Kausu Kuyateh
Unknown: Kairaba Jabi

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K333
12.25 Schubert Symphony No 4 in C minor (Tragic)
1.00 Zemlinksy Trio in D minor, Op 3
Bruch Eight Pieces for clarinet, viola and piano: No 2 in B minor; No 5 in F minor; No 4 in D minor Brahms Trio in A minor, Op 114
2.00 Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25
2.45 Weyse Piano Sonata No 1 in E


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Brahms Trio

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Playtime 3.30 Music Box
3.45 Let's Move 4.05 Expressive Arts
4.25 Dance Workshop 4.45 Word Games 3

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