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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Dvorak Song to the Moon (Rusalka) Renee Fleming (soprano),
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
6.40 Bach Concerto in F for harpischord, two recorders and strings, BWV1057 Christophe Rousset (harpsichord), Rachel Beckett and Marion Scott
(recorders), Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
7.05 Mozart Gallimathias Musicum , K32 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.45 Moeran Fantasy Quartet for oboe and strings Sarah Francis (oboe), English String Quartet
8.00 Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
8.25 Beethoven, transcr Liszt Adelaide Leslie Howard (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Harpsichord: Christophe Rousset
Harpsichord: Rachel Beckett
Harpsichord: Marion Scott
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Mozart Gallimathias Musicum
Oboe: Sarah Francis
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Composer of the Week: Strauss

The idea of heroism plays a central role in Richard Strauss 's music: his view of the concept is closely entwined with Romanticism, and draws heavily on his literary antecedents, notably Goethe and Schiller. Today Donald Macleod examines some of the ways in which Strauss used and depicted heroism in his music.
Traum durch die Dammerung, Op 29 No 1 Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Enoch Arden Claude Rains (speaker), Glenn Gould (piano)
Ein Heldenleben Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Piano: Enoch Arden Claude
Piano: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Fritz Reiner

: Work in Progress

Museum curator Ken Arnold describes the preparations for a British Museum exhibition based on HenryWellcome's medical collection.
2: Processes. The influence of legal requirements and institutional agendas.

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Arnold

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Overture: Leonore No 1
Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eugen Jochum
10.16 Roslavets Piano Trio No 3
Trio Fontenay
10.31 Dutilleux Symphony No 2 (Le Double) Paris Orchestra, conductor Semyon Bychkov
11.00 Haydn Symphony No 98 in B flat London Philharmonic, conductor Eugen Jochum

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Eugen Jochum
Conductor: Semyon Bychkov
Conductor: Eugen Jochum

: Morning Performance

New Generation Artists
Performances by some of today's most exciting and talented young musicians, introduced by Verity Sharp.
Bach English Suite No 1 in A, BWV806 Frangois-Frederic Guy (piano)
Beethoven An die Feme Geliebte
James Rutherford (bass-baritone), William Fong (piano)
Shostakovich Piano Quintet, Op 5
Steven Osborne (piano), Jerusalem Quartet Kurtag Hommage a MihalyAndras (12 Microludes) Jerusalem Quartet

Contributors

Introduced By: Verity Sharp.
Piano: William Fong
Piano: Steven Osborne

: Radio 3 Lunchtlme Concert

A recital given by the Endymion Ensemble at St George's Bristol in 1999. Introduced by Chris deSouza.
Franz Berwald Quartet in E flat for piano and winds, Op 1
Erik Bergman Piano Sonatina, Op 36 Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op 43 (R)

Contributors

Introduced By: Chris Desouza.
Introduced By: Franz Berwald
Piano: Erik Bergman

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Clarry Bartha (soprano), Martin Roscoe (piano), conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-midi d'un Faune Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat, K2 71 (Jeunehomme)
Webem Six Pieces, Op 6 (an for 1 instruments)
Mahler Symphony No 4

Contributors

Soprano: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

: Voices

James Rutherford and Simon Lepper A specially recorded recital of songs to mark the centenary of Gerald Finzi. Introduced by lain Burnside.
James Rutherford (bass-baritone), Simon Lepper (piano).
Flnzi Earth and Air and Rain; Channel Firing (Before and After Summer); To a Poet
1,000 Years Hence; June on Castle Hill (To a Poet); I Said to Love (/ Said to Love)

Contributors

Unknown: James Rutherford
Unknown: Simon Lepper
Unknown: Gerald Finzi.
Bass-Baritone: James Rutherford
Piano: Simon Lepper
Piano: Flnzi Earth

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and arts news, and looks at the life and work of Vincent D'lndy on the 150th anniversary of his birth. Plus music from leading young countertenor Robin Blaze.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Vincent D'Lndy
Unknown: Robin Blaze.

: Performance on 3

Another recital featuring Schubert's song cycles performed bytenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Julius Drake earlierthis month at London's Wigmore Hall. In Winterreise, as with Die Schone Mullerin , Schubert chooses poems by Wilhelm Muller. After finishing the set of 24 persistently gloomy and despondent songs he is supposed to have said to friends: "I will sing through a cycle of grisly songs for you. I am anxious to know what you will say about them. They have affected me more than has been the case with any other songs." Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Schubert Die Winterreise, D911 Final concert tomorrow 7.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Bostridge
Pianist: Julius Drake
Unknown: Schone Mullerin
Unknown: Wilhelm Muller.
Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: Schubert Symphonies

BBC Philharmonic
Schubert Overture: Rosamunde
Conductor George Hurst
Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
Conductor Gunther Herbig Revised See also Wednesday 8.35pm

Contributors

Conductor: George Hurst
Conductor: Gunther Herbig

: Night Waves

Tonight's edition of the arts magazine includes a review of the Museum of London's major new exhibition Creative Quarters, wh ich charts the movement of the city's artistic centres through the centuries. How has the physical environment of the city affected the art it produces? Presented by Richard Coles.

Contributors

Presented By: Richard Coles.

: Late Junction

A musical miscellany, including bluegrass, Ligeti piano studies and French music for the theorbo. Plus more discoveries from the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv. Presented by Fiona Talkington.

Contributors

Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Schumann Toccata in C, Op 7
12.10 Martinu String Sextet
12.25 Nicolas Gombert Elégie sur la Mort de Josquin Musae Jovis
12.35 Sibelius En Saga
1.00 A concert from the 1999 Herne Early Music Festival. Concerto Polacco, directed by MarekToporowski (organ), perform early Polish sacred vocal and instrumental music by Mielczewski, Bakfark, Zielenski,
Wronowicz and Kotowicz, together with lute pieces played by Jacob Heringman.
1.40 Chopin Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35 2.05 Schreker Nachtstuck (Der Feme Klang) 2.20 Part Magnificat
2.35 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Played By: Jacob Heringman.
Unknown: Schreker Nachtstuck

: BBC Schools

3.00 Time to Move
3.20 First Steps in Drama
3.35 Hopscotch
3.50 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.05 Time for Drama 4.20 Talking Points
4.40 Scottish Resources: 10-12








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