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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
Alfonso V Ave Maris Stella
La Capella Reial de Catalunya, director Jordi Savall
6.40 Ravel Bolero London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.00 Mozart Rondo in D, K485 Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
8.00 Lully Divertissement: Les Plaisirs de L'lleEnchantee KarinaGauvin, Sandrine Rondot and Isabelle Desrochers (sopranos), Vincent Lecronier (bass),
Capriccio Stravagante Orchestra , director Skip Sempe
8.00 Gershwin / Got Rhythm Wayne Marshall (organ)
8.30 Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat
Sviatoslav Richter , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kirill Kondrashin


Director: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Mozart Rondo
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Sandrine Rondot
Sopranos: Isabelle Desrochers
Bass: Vincent Lecronier
Bass: Capriccio Stravagante Orchestra
Director: Skip Sempe
Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter

: Composer of the Week: DietrichBuxtehude

(c 1637-1707). In spite of his laterfame, little is known about the early years of Dietrich Buxtehude. Today Donald Macleod unravels fact from fiction as he uncovers the stories of Buxtehude's early life.
Klag-Lied: Muss der Tod Denn Auch
Entbinden, BuxWV76b Emma Kirkby
(soprano), Lars Ulrik Mortensen (organ) Prelude and Fugue in E, BuxWV141 Marie-Claire Alain (organ),
Wie Schon Leuchtet der Morgenstern, BuxWV223 Ton Koopman (organ)
Cantata: Aperite Mihi Portas Justitiae, BuxWV7 Elsa Sigfuss (soprano), Aksel Schiotz (tenor), Holger Norgaard (bass), Else Marie Bruun , Julius Koppel (violins), Torben Anton Svendsen (cello), Mogens Woldike (harpsichord)
Cantata: Heut Triumphieret Gottes Sohn, BuxWV43 Concerto Vocale, director Rene Jacobs Producer Kerry Chapman


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Lars Ulrik Mortensen
Unknown: Marie-Claire Alain
Soprano: Elsa Sigfuss
Soprano: Aksel Schiotz
Tenor: Holger Norgaard
Unknown: Marie Bruun
Violins: Julius Koppel
Cello: Torben Anton Svendsen
Cello: Mogens Woldike
Director: Rene Jacobs
Producer: Kerry Chapman

: Work in Progress

Paul Muldoon is writing a new long poem which is set in Princeton, New Jersey, during a hurricane. Producer Frances Byrnes


Unknown: Paul Muldoon
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring orchestral music by Gershwin and recordings made by Belgian violinist ArthurGrumiaux.
Gershwin Cuban Overture
Eastman-Rochester Orchestra, conductor Howard Hanson
10.17 Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E, Op 54 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
10.28 Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No 5 in A minor, Op37 ArthurGrumiaux, Lamoureux Concerts Orchestra conductor Manuel Rosenthal
10.48 Saint-Saens S 'apre per Te il Mio Cor (Samson et Dalila)
Giulietta Simionato (mezzo), Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
10.56 Bach Chaconne (Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1004) Arthur Grumiaux
11.11 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Earl Wild (piano), NBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor ArturoToscanini


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Howard Hanson
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal
Unknown: Giulietta Simionato
Conductor: Georg Solti
Unknown: Arthur Grumiaux
Unknown: Gershwin Rhapsody

: Morning Performance

Music at the Crossroads
Christopher Cook looks at music composed between 1900 and 1905. Webem Im Sommerwind
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pascal Rophe
Eigar Introduction and Allegro BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Satie Poudre d'Or Ashley Wass (piano)
Debussy Iberia (Images) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Rachmaninov Preludes , Op 23 Alexander Melnikov (piano)
Strauss Final scene (Salome)
Jane Eaglen (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Satie Poudre
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Rachmaninov Preludes
Piano: Alexander Melnikov
Soprano: Jane Eaglen
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital from the Wigmore Hall in London, presented by Stephanie Hughes. Petra Lang (mezzo),
Charles Spencer (piano)
Brahms Lieder , Op 69 (excerpts): Ach, Mir Fehlt (Klage I): 0 Felsen, Lieber Felsen (Klage II); Vom Strande ; Uberdie See; Madchenfluch
Wolf Morike Lieder (excerpts):
Selbstgestandis; Ein Stundlein Wohl vor Tag; Begegnung; Lebe Wohl ;
Das Verlassene Magdlein ; Storchenbotschaft Strauss Wie Sollten Wir Geheim sie Halten
(Lieder aus Lotusblattern, Op 19);
Allerseelen (Lieder aus Letzte Blatter ,
Op 10); Lob des Leidens (Lieder, Op 15);
Befreit(Lieder, Op 39); Kling! (Lieder, Op48) Repeated Sunday lpm


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Presented By: Petra Lang
Piano: Charles Spencer
Piano: Brahms Lieder
Unknown: Lieber Felsen
Unknown: Vom Strande
Unknown: Ein Stundlein Wohl
Unknown: Lebe Wohl
Unknown: Das Verlassene Magdlein
Unknown: Letzte Blatter

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Conductor Alexander Titov
Strauss Divertimento after Couperin Conductor Christian Gansch
Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A (Turkish) Director Elizabeth Layton (violin)
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Conductor Alexander Titov


Conductor: Peter Grimes
Conductor: Alexander Titov
Conductor: Strauss Divertimento
Conductor: Christian Gansch
Violin: Elizabeth Layton
Conductor: Alexander Titov

: Opera in Action

Robert Lloyd takes a closer look at the process of preparing an operatic role. Music by Mozart, Verdi and Wagner. (R)


Unknown: Robert Lloyd

: In Tune

To celebrate the beginning of the Proms season, every day this week In Tune hears from the people behind the scenes at the Albert Hall. And in today's programme
Humphrey Carpenter talks to Paul Hillier , director of Theatre of Voices, about his involvement in the Esoteric Importance of Music conference in Cambridge.


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Talks: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Paul Hillier

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra in Cheltenham The first in a week of concerts culminating in Friday's First Night ofthe Proms. Recorded at the Cheltenham Festival, tonight's programme includes
Mark-Anthony Turnage 's first new work as the BBCSO's Associate Composer. Conductor Martyn Brabbins. Presented by Chris deSouza.
Tumage A Quick Blast (first performance) Ravel Piano Concerto in G Steven Osborne Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor


Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
Presented By: Chris Desouza.
Unknown: Steven Osborne

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton tackles the controversial debate about taxation. Tax havens are under attack and tax avoidance, as a matter of principle, is on the increase. Is taxation the fuel of democracy or a scourge of personal liberty?


Unknown: Isabel Hilton

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington traces the musical history of Finnish band Varttina, and listens to producer Hughes DeCourson 's latest project in which Bach meets the music of West Africa.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Producer: Hughes Decourson

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Britten, arr Bedford Suite: Death in Venice
12.30 Brade Consort Music (Newe
Ausserlesene Paduanen) 1.00 Walton String Quartet in A minor Britten String
Quartet No 1, Op 25a 1.55 Crusell Opera: The Little Slave Girl Goldner Quartet
2.55 Sibelius Six Impromptus, Op 5
3.10 Goossens Symphony No 2
3.50 Bach Orchestral Suite No 4 in D,
BWV1069 4.10 Liszt, transcr Dohnanyl Fantasia and Fugue on BACH
4.30 Poulenc, orch Lennox Berkeley Flute Sonata 4.50 Pez Overture in D minor 5.00 Dobrzynski Monbar
5.10 Vivaldi Concerto in C for two trumpets and orchestra, RV537
5.30 Schumann Marchenerzahlungen , Op 132 5.50 Telemann Martedi (Pyromonter Kurwoche)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Dobrzynski Monbar
Unknown: Schumann Marchenerzahlungen

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