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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring Welsh National Opera Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
6.45 Purcell Suite from the play "The Gordian Knot Unty'd'The Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman
7.00 Haydn Notturno No 4 in C, H II 31 Mozzafiato, L'Archibudelli
7.40 Rutland Boughton Flute Concerto Emily Beynon , New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
8.20 Bloch Poems of the Sea
Malmo Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
8.35 Rebecca Clarke
Viola Sonata Paul Coletti , Leslie Howard (piano)

Contributors

Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Director: Peter Holman
Unknown: Emily Beynon
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conductor: Rebecca Clarke
Unknown: Paul Coletti
Piano: Leslie Howard

: Composer of the Week: Georg Philipp Telemann

(1681-1767). In his own lifetime Telemann's achievements eclipsed those of Bach and Handel. Donald Macleod begins a series on Telemann by looking at some of the reasons why the composer was a far more radical figure than we sometimes give him credit for today.
Concerto in D for three horns, violin and orchestra (lstmvt) Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
Viola da Gamba Sonata (Der Getreue Music-Meister) Josef Ulsamer
The Newfangled Lover Damon (excerpt) Soloists, La Stagione Frankfurt, conductor Michael Schneider
Trio Sonata in F (Essercizii Musici ) Camerata Koln
The Symphony/The Morning (Die Tageszeiten)
Mechthild Bach (soprano), Freiburg Vocal Ensemble, Collegium Musicus Freiburg, conductor Wolfgang Schafer (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Collegium Musicum
Unknown: Josef Ulsamer
Conductor: Michael Schneider
Unknown: Essercizii Musici
Soprano: Mechthild Bach
Conductor: Wolfgang Schafer

: Work in Progress

A daily series in which artists talk about their current work. Writer and director
John McKay talks about making his first feature film, Crush, a story of three middle-aged female friends behaving badly. Producer Fiona McLean

Contributors

Talks: John McKay
Producer: Fiona McLean

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring Mozart's string quintets and performances by conductor Leopold Stokowski.
Novacek, arr Stokowski Perpetuum Mobile Philhadelphia Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
10.09 Ravel Rhapsodie Espagnole Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
10.24 Mozart String Quintet in B flat, Kl 74 Budapest Quartet, Walter Trampler (viola)
10.49 Handel As When the Dove Laments
Her Love (Acis and Galatea)
Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
10.58 Musorgsky, transcr Stokowski Pictures at an Exhibition
New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski

Contributors

Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski.
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Viola: Walter Trampler
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski

: Morning Performance

Cardiff Singer of the World 2001
Yesterday 25 competitors from around the world arrived in Cardiff, readyto vie for the title of Cardiff Singer of the World, orto try their hand at the coveted Song Prize. This week Humphrey Burton introduces highlights of the finals of this year's competition, held at St David's Hall.
Today's programme covers last night's first concert, with competitors from
Canada, England, Romania, USA and Slovakia. They are accompanied bythe Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, conducted by Jean-Yves Ossonce.
David Gillard on the competition: page 23

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Burton
Conducted By: Jean-Yves Ossonce.
Conducted By: David Gillard

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital from the Wigmore Hall in London given by BBC Radio 3 New Generation
Artists. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Frangois-Frederic Guy (piano), Jerusalem Quartet
Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor, D103 Shostakovich Piano Quintet, Op 57; Two Pieces for string quartet Repeated Sunday 1pm

Contributors

Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Schubert Quartettsatz

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Tippett Ritual Dances (The Midsummer Marriage) Conductor George Hurst
Haydn Wood Piano Concerto in D minor
Hamish Milne , conductor Martyn Brabbins Eigar Symphony No 1 in A flat Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk

Contributors

Conductor: George Hurst
Piano: Haydn Wood
Conductor: Hamish Milne
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Opera in Action

Opera at the Crossroads of Europe
This week Jan Smaczny visits Prague in 1881 for the opening of the National
Theatre. Music includes Smetana's Libuse, Dvorak's Dimitrij, The Jacobin and Rusalka, and works by Fibich and Foerster. (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Jan SmacZny

: In Tune

On the eve of the Kirov Ballet's new season at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sean Rafferty talks to the impresario Lilian Hochhauserwho first brought the company to Britain in 1961.

Contributors

Talks: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Lilian Hochhauserwho

: Performance on 3

Aldeburgh Festival 2001
Live from the Snape Maltings Concert
Hall, Chris de Souza introduces Benjamin Britten 's s opera The Rape of Lucretia in a new fully staged production in association with English National Opera and the Britten Estate Limited.
Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera, conductor Paul Daniel Actl
8.50 Twenty Minutes: Britten's Religious Instinct
Ever since the first performance of The Rape ofLucretia critics have taken issue with Britten and his librettist Ronald Duncan overtheir decision to impose a Christian commentary on a pre-Christian story.
Michael Oliver explores the opera's religious context with the Rev Canon Michael Fuller.
9.10 Act 2 See also tomorrow 7.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Unknown: Ronald Duncan
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Male Chorus: John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
Female Chorus: Orla Boylan (soprano)
Collatinus: Clive Bayley (bass)
Junius: Leigh Melrose (baritone)
Tarquinius: Christopher Maltman (baritone)
Lucretia: Sarah Connolly (mezzo)
Bianca: Catherine Wyn-Rogers (contralto)
Lucia: Mary Nelson (soprano)

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp listens to Tippett's interpretation of Wallace Steven 's poem The Blue Guitar. Plus Massive Attack's anthem Unfinished Sympathy and the Ode from Arvo Part's Kanon Pokajanen.

Contributors

Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Wallace Steven
Unknown: Kanon Pokajanen.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Hermann Ambrosius
Suite 12.10 Albeniz Spanish Suite, Op 4 7
12.35 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
1.00 Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 7 No 1 Berio Glosse Bartok String Quartet No 4
1.50 Glick Suite Hebraique No 5
2.10 Janacek Piano Sonata: 1.X.1905 (From the Street)
2.20 Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Hermann Ambrosius

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Playtime 3.30 Music Box
3.45 EAL: Let's Make a Story
4.00 Let's Make a Story 4.15 Song Tree

: Grieg, orch Sitt

Four Norwegian Dances,
Op 35 4.50 Scriabin Nocturne forthe left hand, Op 9 No 2 5.00 Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast) 5.10 Tchaikovsky Letter scene (Eugene Onegin ) 5.25 Mozart
String Quartet in G, K156 5.35 Albertus Groneman Concerto in G 5.50
Huet Fantasia (Variete of Lute Lessons)

Contributors

Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Unknown: Albertus Groneman
Unknown: Huet Fantasia








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