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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Francaix Piano Concertino Jean-Yves Thibaudet ,
Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
6.40 Vaughan Williams The Lark
Ascending Lydia Mordkovitch (violin), Julian Milford (piano)
7.00 Boismortier Ballet de Village, Op 52 No Le Concert Spirituel, conductor Herve Niquet
7.45 Ireland London Pieces
Eric Parkin (piano)
8.15 Brahms Hungarian Dances: Nol and Nos 17-21
Budapest Symphony Orchestra, conductor Istvan Bogar
8.45 Moeran Serenade in G
Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Violin: Lydia Mordkovitch
Piano: Julian Milford
Conductor: Herve Niquet
Piano: Eric Parkin
Conductor: Istvan Bogar
Conductor: Moeran Serenade
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: John McCabe

John McCabe talks to Donald Macleod about one work that was inspired by New England, another by outer space, and concludes with a recording specially made forthe programme of the composer playing his own first piano concerto. Red Leaves Brunei Ensemble, conductor Christopher Austin
Sonata for clarinet, piano and cello
David Campbell , Gretel Dowdeswell and Alice Neary
Piano Concerto No 1 John McCabe , BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Christopher Austin


Talks: John McCabe
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Cello: David Campbell
Cello: Gretel Dowdeswell
Piano: Alice Neary
Unknown: John McCabe
Conductor: Christopher Austin

: Work in Progress

Director-producer Alastair Fothergill and the post-production crew of the film The Deep, about the deep sea.


Director-Producer: Alastair Fothergill

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Surman At Dusk
John Surman (saxophone),
Chris Laurence (double bass), Trans4mation
10.08 Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 38 Carl Seeman
10.19 Strauss, arr Lelnsdorf Interludes (Die Frau ohne Schatten)
Philharmonia, conductor Erich Leinsdorf
10.39 Rimsky-Korsakov Song of the Venetian Guest (Sadko)
Pavel Lisitsian (baritone), orchestra conducted by Andrey Orlov
10.45 Haydn Piano Sonata in C, H XVI 48 Vladimir Horowitz
10.58 Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, conductor David Zinman


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: Chris Laurence
Unknown: Carl Seeman
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Conductor: Rimsky-Korsakov Song
Baritone: Pavel Lisitsian
Conducted By: Andrey Orlov
Unknown: Vladimir Horowitz
Conductor: David Zinman

: Morning Performance

Patriots and Exiles: Pastoral
Christopher Cook walks the musical woods and fields where so many
European composers sought a national identity away from the City.
Smetana From Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Ma Vlast) BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Stringer Delius Brigg Fair
BBC Concert Orchestra. conductor Barry Wordsworth
Grieg Six Songs, Op 48 (excerpts) Emma Bell (soprano), Andrew West (piano)
Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 84 Carole Presland , Belcea Quartet


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Conductor: Mark Stringer
Conductor: Delius Brigg
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Soprano: Emma Bell
Piano: Andrew West
Unknown: Carole Presland

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another concert in the City of London
Festival's Britten-Schubert series, recorded earlier this month at the Priory Church of St Bartholomew-the-Great, Smithfield. Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Cuarteto Casals Britten Six Metamorphoses after Ovid for solo oboe, Op 49
Schubert String Quartet in C minor, 0703 (Quartettsatz)
Britten String Quartet No 2, Op 36


Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Oboe: Cuarteto Casals

: BBC Proms 2001

L 'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato Another chance to hear Saturday's performance of Handel's pastoral oratorio. With Tristan Hambleton (treble), Sophie Daneman (soprano), Paul Agnew (tenor), Anton Scharinger (bass) and Les Arts Florissants conducted by William Christie. Presented by Penny Gore . (R)


Soprano: Sophie Daneman
Soprano: Paul Agnew
Tenor: Anton Scharinger
Conducted By: William Christie.
Presented By: Penny Gore

: Voices

Les Années
Folles Patrick O'Connor takes a stroll down the Parisian boulevards of 1918-30, eavesdropping on the mélodie and chanson of the jazz age. Including songs by Poulenc, Auric, Milhaud, Sauget and Hahn sung by Denise Duval , MadyMesple, Pierre Bernac and Josephine Baker.


Unknown: Folles Patrick O'Connor
Sung By: Denise Duval
Unknown: Pierre Bernac
Unknown: Josephine Baker.

: 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.
Andrew McGregor introduces a concert of well-known works reconstructed using both traditional and modern methods. Eva Bindere (violin),
Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra, director Gidon Kremer (violin) Schnittke Moz-Art a la Haydn
Tchaikovsky/Raskatov Seasons Digest (first UK performance)
Uszt/Dreznin Concert Fantasy after
"Apres une Lecture du Dante' (first UK performance)
8.25 Twenty Minutes: Poetry Proms
Jo Shapcott presents the first in a series of poetry events recorded at the Serpentine Gallery in London. Tonight
Michael Symmons Roberts and Mimi Khalvati , including new poems on the themes of this year's proms: exile and pastoral.
Schubert String Quintet in C, D956 (arr Kremerata Baltica)
Repeated on Thursday at 2pm.


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Introduces: Andrew McGregor
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Violin: Schnittke Moz-Art
Unknown: Jo Shapcott
Unknown: Michael Symmons Roberts
Unknown: Mimi Khalvati

: The Uncompromising World ofJerome Robbins

With West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Fancy Free and Dances at a Gathering, the American choreographer Jerome Robbins stamped his mark indelibly on the musical. But he was a perfectionist, whose demands on his dancers often amounted to cruelty. Rodney Greenberg talks to dancers, colleagues and critics in an attempt to fathom the man whose theatre legacy is still a potent force on stage. (R)


Unknown: Jerome Robbins
Talks: Rodney Greenberg

: Late Junction

Tonight Fiona Talkington explores the vast variety of musical styles that arise from the guitar, with examples from Nguyen Le, Bill Frisell , John McLaughlin , Terje Rypdal , Paco de Lucia and Andres Segovia.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Bill Frisell
Unknown: John McLaughlin
Unknown: Terje Rypdal
Unknown: Andres Segovia.

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Jean de Castro Je Suis Tenement
Langoureus 12.10 John Sheppard Gaude , Gaude, Gaude Maria Virgo
12.20 Janacek Violin Sonata No 3
12.40 Joseph Pranzer Concert Duo No 4
1.00 Saturn and Melancholy Music by Josquin des Pres. Cipriano de Rore, Luca Marenzio , John Wilbye and Mauritio Cazzati
2.00 Dittersdorf Symphony No 3 in G
2.20 Franck Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
2.55 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 25 3.20 Matz Quartetto
3.35 Haydn Symphony No 9 in C
4.15 Ravel Pavane pour une Infante
Défunte 4.25 Hoist Oriental Suite: Beni Mora , Op 29 No 14.50 Fux Laudate
Dominum 5.05 Mozart, arr Danzl Voi Che Sapete (Le Nozze di Figaro)
5.15 Beethoven, transcr Uszt Adelaide, Op 46 5.30 Arensky Suite No 2 for two pianos 5.50 Vivaldi Concerto da Camara in C, RV87


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: John Sheppard Gaude
Unknown: Gaude Maria Virgo
Unknown: Luca Marenzio
Unknown: John Wilbye
Unknown: Mauritio Cazzati
Unknown: Beni Mora
Unknown: Danzl Voi Che

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