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: CPE Bach

Cantata: Heilig, Heilig, Wq217
5.10 Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495
5.25 Debussy Petite Suite
5.40 Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No 2

: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Respighi Adagio with variations
Mischa Maisky (cello), Orchestre de Paris, conductor Semyon Bychkov
6.45Ugeti LuxAeterna Choir of Clare
College, Cambridge, director Timothy Brown
7.05 Parry An English Suite City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
7.45 Handel Let the Bright Seraphim; Let Their Celestial Concerts (Samson)
KiriTeKanawa (soprano), Choir of St Paul 's Cathedral, ECO, conductor Barry Rose
8.20 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 2 7 No 1 (Sonata Quasi una Fantasia) Richard Goode
8.45 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor GuidoCantelli


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Cello: Mischa Maisky
Conductor: Semyon Bychkov
Director: Timothy Brown
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: St Paul
Conductor: Barry Rose
Unknown: Richard Goode

: Composer of the Week: Strauss

Richard Strauss 's last years were among his most eventful. Forthe first time in his life he was forced to confront privation, derision and even criminal proceedings. Yet he responded with compositions whose beauty and lasting popularity belie the circumstances in which they were written. Donald Macleod looks at the closingchapters in Strauss's life. Malven Jessye Norman (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Oboe Concerto
Heinz Holliger , Chamber Orchestra of Europe Four Last Songs
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Malven Jessye Norman
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

: Work in Progress

Museum curator Ken Arnold describes the preparations for a British Museum exhibition based on Henry Wellcome's medical collection.
5: A New Language for Exhibitions
Howto tell stories with objects that relate to the time of their origin and to today.


Unknown: Ken Arnold

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Bruckner Afferentur Regi Bavarian Radio Choir, conductor Eugen Jochum
10.09 Bruckner Symphony No 5 in B flat Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eugen Jochum


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

: Morning Performance

New Generation Artists
Performances by some of today's most exciting and talented young musicians, introduced by Verity Sharp. Today's programme features three concertos recorded last month before an invited audience in Glasgow.
Alban Gerhardt (cello), Ronald van
Spaendonck (clarinet), Ashley Wass (piano) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nan Volkov
Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme for cello and orchestra
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G


Introduced By: Verity Sharp.
Conductor: Nan Volkov

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The Fitzwilliam Quartet at Newcastle's Live from the 18th Century festival playing contemporary quartets on period instruments at the Brunswick Methodist
Church, Newcastle upon Tyne. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Purcell Fantasias: No 6 in F; No 10 in E minor Rosetti String Quartet in C minor, Op 6 No 4 Haydn String Quartet in F, Op 77 No 2


Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Hilary Hahn (violin), conductor Andrew Davis Verdi Overture: La Forza del Destino Eigar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
Bach, orch Eigar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV537
Mozart Violin Concerto No 4 in D, K218 Bartok Concerto for Orchestra


Violin: Hilary Hahn
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Jazz Legends

Ella Fitzgerald. A profile of the great vocalist, with highlights from her career, including an early recording with drummer Chick Webb , sessions with Oscar Peterson and Louis Armstrong , appearances at Jazz at the Philharmonic and selections from her albums. Presented by Julian Joseph.


Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald.
Unknown: Chick Webb
Unknown: Oscar Peterson
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Presented By: Julian Joseph.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and talks to members of the Houston Ballet as they prepare for performances in Britain next week. Plus a look at the life and work of composer John Stainer on the centenary of his death.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: John Stainer

: Performance on 3

New and old music forthe Easter season performed in the splendid setting of Canterbury Cathedral earlier this month as part of the 2001 Sounds New Festival. James Vivian (organ), BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Layton
Goffredo Petrassi Motets of the Passion:
Tristis EstAnima Mea: Improperium Expectavit; Tenebrae Factae Sunt; Christus Factus Est
Gesualdo Tenebrae Factae Sunt
Kenneth Leighton Crucifixus pro Nobis Neil MacKenzie (tenor)
8.15 Twenty Minutes: Pilgrimage
Susan Sontag 's account of her teenage visitto Thomas Mann in 1947, soon after her enraptured reading of his masterpiece The Magic Mountain, an adaptation of which is next week's Sunday Play.
8.35 Lydia Martin Easter Anthems (first performance)
Buxtehude Mit Fried und Freud
Poul Ruders Psalm 86: Herr, Neyge Deine Ohrer
James MacMillan Cantos Sagrados


Unknown: James Vivian
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Goffredo Petrassi Motets
Unknown: Kenneth Leighton Crucifixus
Tenor: Nobis Neil MacKenzie
Unknown: Susan Sontag
Unknown: Thomas Mann
Unknown: Lydia Martin
Unknown: Neyge Deine
Unknown: James MacMillan

: Night Waves

Searching through the New York Public Library's collection of rare Russian magazines, translator Peter Constantine discovered a hoard of unknown stories by Chekhov. Paul Allen discusses the collection and the light it sheds on Chekhov's better-known work. And
Peter Whelan 's new play for the RSC, A Russian in the Woods, is reviewed tonight as it opens at The Other Place in Stratford.


Unknown: Peter Constantine
Stories By: Paul Allen
Unknown: Peter Whelan

: Hear and Now

Contemporary music from Japan presented by Verity Sharp.
Kalle Randalu (piano), Miyumi Miyata (sho), BBCSO, conductor Kazushi Ono
KeikoFujiie Beber for chamber orchestra (1994)
Toshio Hosokawa Utsurohi-Nagi for sho and orchestra (1995-1996)
Toru Takemitsu Ceremonial - an Autumn
Ode (1992)
Toshi Ichiyanagi Kyoto (symphonic movement) (1989)
Karen Tanaka Departure (first performance, BBC commission)
Michio Mamiya Piano Concerto No 3 (1990)


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Piano: Kalle Randalu
Piano: Miyumi Miyata
Unknown: Toshio Hosokawa Utsurohi-Nagi
Unknown: Toru Takemitsu
Unknown: Karen Tanaka Departure
Piano: Michio Mamiya

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Verdi Di Provenza il Mar (La Traviata)
12.10 Dvorak Serenade in E flat. Op 22
12.40 Arensky Suite No 4, Op 62
1.00 Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Zemlinsky Die Seejungfrau 2.00 Chan Ka Nin Four
Seasons Suite 2.15 Enescu String Octet in C, Op 7 2.55 Liszt Hymne de I'Enfant a Son Reveil 3.05 Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H Vllb 2 3.30 Buffardin Rute Concerto a 5 in E minor 3.45 Soler Fandango in D minor
4.00 Jommelli Sonata in D
4.15 Beethoven Overture: Leonore No 3
4.35 Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23
5.10 Debussy Cello Sonata 5.20 Uszt
Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in F minor 5.35 Durante Harpsichord Concerto in B flat


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Verdi Di Provenza
Unknown: Chan Ka Nin
Unknown: Liszt Hymne
Unknown: Buffardin Rute

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