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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. G Gabrieli Udite, Chiari et Generosi Figli
6.15 CPE Bach Fantasia in C, Wq61 No 6
7.20 Anon Ben Guarda Santa Maria (Cantiga 25 7); A Virgen Mui Groriosa (Cantiga 42)
7.35 Beethoven Piano Sonata in Eflat, Op 31 No
8.00 Monteverdi Chiome d'Ore
8.08 Falla Seven Spanish Popular Songs


Unknown: Generosi Figli

: Composer of the Week: John McCabe

(b 1939). Today Donald Macleod talks to John McCabe about his early life, his fascination with the environment, and the influence of travel on his compositions. Study No 4 (Aubade) John McCabe (piano)
Notturni ed Alba Jill Gomez (soprano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Louis Fremaux
String Quartet No 5 Vanburgh Quartet Producer Lyndon Jones


Talks: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John McCabe
Piano: John McCabe
Soprano: Alba Jill Gomez
Conductor: Louis Fremaux
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: Work in Progress

Alastair Fothergill talks about making The Deep, a film about the bottom of the ocean, made as part of the forthcoming series The Blue Planet.
Producer Frances Byrnes


Talks: Alastair Fothergill
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring
Haydn's piano sonatas and performances by American conductor Erich Leinsdorf. Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 24 John McCabe
10.18 Schumann, orch Reibold
Four Duets, Op 34 LotteLehmann (soprano), Lauritz Melchior (tenor), RCA Victor Orchestra, conductor Bruno Reibold
10.29 Prokofiev Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
(excerpts) Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Erich Leinsdorf
10.47 Haydn Piano Sonata in G, HXVI 40 Andras Schiff
10.58 Chausson Poeme de I 'Amour et de la Mer, Op 19 Maureen Forrester
(contralto), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf.
Unknown: John McCabe
Soprano: Lauritz Melchior
Conductor: Bruno Reibold
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Jean Martinon

: Morning Performance

Patriots and Exiles:
NationhoodChristopher Cook explores how music hel ped to shape the identity of the nation states in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Wagner Prelude: Meistersingervon Nurnberg BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Runnicles
Elgar March: Pomp and Circumstance No 3 in C minor BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 12 Grace Francis (piano) Bartok Viola Concerto
Steven Burnard ,
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Stringer Sibelius Finlandia , Op 26
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Unknown: Nationhoodchristopher Cook
Conductor: David Runnicles
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Steven Burnard
Conductor: Mark Stringer
Conductor: Sibelius Finlandia
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: BBC Proms Chamber Music

Live from the Victoria and Albert Museum.
I Stephanie Hughes presents the first of this season's lunchtime concerts with a programme from the enchanted world of the French Baroque.
Carolyn Sampson (soprano),
Nancy Hadden (flute), Alison Bury (violin), Erin Headley (viola da gamba), Lucy Carolan (harpsichord)
Couperin Quatrième Concert (Concerts Royaux)
Rameau Rossignols Amoureux Couperin Le Rossignol en Amour
(Troisieme Livre de Pièces de Clavecin) Monteclair Cantata: Pan et Syrinx
Rameau Premiere Concert (Pieces de Clavecin en Concerts)


Unknown: Albert Museum.
Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Soprano: Carolyn Sampson
Flute: Nancy Hadden
Flute: Alison Bury
Viola: Erin Headley
Harpsichord: Lucy Carolan

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear last Friday's concert, presented by James Naughtie. Emma Bell , Sarah Fox ,
Gweneth-Ann Jeffers and Sally Matthews (sopranos). Anna Burford, Sarah Connolly ,
Emma Curtis and Louise Mott (mezzos), Alfred Boe , Wynne Evans , Gwyn Hughes Jones and Rhys Meirion (tenors), Leigh Melrose and Hakan Vramsmo (baritones), Jonathan Lemalu and James Rutherford (basses), Guy Johnston (cello),
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Colin Matthews Fanfare (BBC commission, first performance) Britten, orch Matthews Overture: Paul Bunyan
Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music Eigar Cello Concerto in E minor John Adams Harmonium (R)


Presented By: James Naughtie.
Presented By: Emma Bell
Presented By: Sarah Fox
Presented By: Gweneth-Ann Jeffers
Sopranos: Sally Matthews
Unknown: Sarah Connolly
Unknown: Emma Curtis
Unknown: Louise Mott
Unknown: Alfred Boe
Unknown: Wynne Evans
Unknown: Gwyn Hughes Jones
Tenors: Rhys Meirion
Tenors: Leigh Melrose
Tenors: Hakan Vramsmo
Baritones: Jonathan Lemalu
Baritones: James Rutherford
Cello: Guy Johnston
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Colin Matthews
Unknown: Paul Bunyan
Unknown: Vaughan Williams Serenade
Unknown: John Adams Harmonium

: Stage and Screen

The first i n a I ively new weekly series exploring the rich heritage of music theatre and film music from Monteverdi to the latest Sondheim. To borrow a line from Cole Porter , "Anything goes". Presented by Edward Seckerson.


Unknown: Cole Porter
Presented By: Edward Seckerson.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter presents a selection of music and introduces news of what's happening in the arts world.

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall. Presented by Paul Guinery. Sibylla Rubens (soprano),
SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. conductor Roger Norrington Weber Overture: Oberon
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 3 (Pastoral)
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Schubert and the Weather
Schubert's biographer Elizabeth Norman Mackay uncovers some remarkable meteorological facts about the year 1816 and relates them to Schubert's music.
8.40 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great) Repeated Wednesday 2pm
Proms tickets and CD offer: page 42


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Elizabeth Norman

: Paul Taylor: a Master of ModemMoves

Choreographer Paul Taylor reflects on a lifetime of dancing around the world. With Christopher Cook. (R)


Unknown: Paul Taylor
Unknown: Christopher Cook.

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington chooses tracks from John Surman 's anthology of the Rev
Absalom Dawe. Plus another chance to hear Iranian Ardevan Kamkar 's virtuoso santur performance from the BBC Music Live festival in Bradford in May.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: Absalom Dawe.
Unknown: Ardevan Kamkar

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Franck Nocturne 12.10 Kuljeric/Bilic Barocchiana for solo marimba 12.20
Rudolf Escher Three Poems by WH Auden
12.35 Schreker Prelude to a Drama
1.00 Beethoven Cello Sonata No 3 in A, Op 69 Kodaly Sonata for solo cello, Op 8
1.55 Handel Suite: Music for the Royal
Fireworks 2.20 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford) 2.45 Poulenc Piano Concerto
3.15 Prokofiev Symphony No 3, Op 44
3.55 Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV1043 4.10 Jersild Three
Danish Romances 4.20 Mozart Scena and Rondo: Non Piu, Tutto Ascoltai.... Non TemerAmato Bene, K490
4.30 Reznicek Overture: Donna Diana
4.40 Sarrier Symphony in D
4.50 Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro in the Style ofGaetano Pugnani
5.00 Paganini Moses-Fantasie
5.15 Bakfark Pieces for lute: Fantasia; Je Prens en Gre 5.25 Vivaldi Concerto in C for two guitars 5.40 Baranovic Ballet Suite: Gingerbread Heart


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Franck Nocturne

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