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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Pergolesi Salve Regina in F minor
6.45 Janacek Suite for orchestra, Op 3,
7.00 Arnold English Dances, Op 33
7.40 Bach Concerto for three harpsichords, BWV1064
8.00 Chausson La Tempete, Op 18
8.35 Shostakovich Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings, Op 35

: Composer of the Week: John McCabe

This morning Donald Macleod and John McCabe consider the musical fruits of McCabe's visits to Dublin and Jerusalem.
Mangan Triptych No 3 (Visions) BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Fantasy on a Theme of Liszt John McCabe (piano)
The Chagall Windows Halle Orchestra , conductor James Loughran


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John McCabe
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Piano: John McCabe
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: James Loughran

: Work in Progress

Director Alastair Fothergill and composer George Fenton work on the soundtrack for the film The Deep.


Director: Alastair Fothergill
Unknown: George Fenton

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Leclair Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 7 No 1 Claire Bernard (violin), Rouen Chamber Orchestra, conductor Albert Beaucamp
10.20 Haydn Sonata in D, H XVI 37 Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)
10.32 Massenet Instant Charmant.... En
Fermant les Yeux (Manon, Act 2) Jussi Bjorling (tenor), orchestra conducted by Nils Grevillius
10.37 Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Erich Leinsdorf
11.09 Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 51 Glenn Gould
11.15 Komzak Waltz : Bad'nerMad'ln
Bavarian State Orchestra, conductor Hans Knappertsbusch


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Albert Beaucamp
Conductor: Haydn Sonata
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Tenor: Jussi Bjorling
Conducted By: Nils Grevillius
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Unknown: Glenn Gould
Unknown: Komzak Waltz
Conductor: Hans Knappertsbusch

: Morning Performance

Patriots and Exiles: Folk Roots
Christopher Cook explores how 20th-century composers transformed their national folk music into high art.
Sibelius Lemminkainen in Tuonela
(Lemminkainen Suite, Op 22)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska
Bartok Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Op 20
Grace Francis (piano)
Rosza Hungarian Sketches
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Stringer
Stravinsky Credo ; Ave Maria; Pater Noster(1949) BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Janacek Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters) Belcea Quartet


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Sibelius Lemminkainen
Conductor: Mark Stringer
Conductor: Stravinsky Credo
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The penultimate concert in the City of London Festival's Schubert-Britten series. Performed earlierthis month by Lawrence Power (viola) and the Vanbrugh Quartet at the church of St Stephen Walbrook.
Britten Phantasy
Schubert String Quartet in G, D887


Unknown: St Stephen

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear Tuesday night's concert from the Royal Albert Hall. Presented by Andrew McGregor. Eva Bindere (violin),
Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra, director Gidon Kremer (violin) Schnittke Moz-Art à la Haydn
Tchaikovsky/Raskatov Seasons Digest Uszt/Dreznin Concert Fantasy after "Apres une Lecture du Dante"
Schubert String Quintet in C, D956 (arr Kremerata Baltica) (R)


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Presented By: Andrew McGregor.
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Violin: Schnittke Moz-Art

: Music Restored

Ye Sacred Muses
Lucie Skeaping introduces a concert of music for voice and viols by William Byrd , Tobias Hume and William Lawes , given earlierthis month by countertenor Daniel Taylor and the viol consort Fretwork at St John's, Smith Square, as part of the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music.


Unknown: William Byrd
Unknown: Tobias Hume
Unknown: William Lawes
Unknown: Daniel Taylor

: In Tune

H umphrey Carpentertalks to Danish composer-conductor Bo Holten. Plus a selection of music and arts news.


Unknown: Bo Holten.

: Proms Composer Portraits

Live from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Before he conducts his new piece in tonight's Prom, composer
James MacMillan talks to Andrew McGregor about his music and introduces performances of his chamber music. For Ian; Piano Sonata
Simon Mulligan (piano)
Cumnock Fair Students from the Royal Northern College of Music


Unknown: Albert Museum.
Talks: James MacMillan
Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Piano: Simon Mulligan

: In Tune, part 2

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall. The BBC Philharmonic's new composer-conductor James MacMillan , who conducts his dramatic new concerto. And the orchestra's chief guest conductor, VassilySinaisky, conducts popularworks by Rimsky-Korsakov and Strauss. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . The Sixteen, BBC Philharmonic; conductors James MacMillan and Vassily Sinaisky
Russian Easter Festival Overture
James MacMillan Birds of Rhiannon
(BBC commission, first performance)
8.25 Twenty Minutes: Performing Art Christopher Cook is joined by Alicia Weisberg-Roberts at the Victoria and Albert Museum to explore a pair of corner tables designed by Andre Boulle for Louis XIV's pastoral menagerie at Versailles.
8.45 Strauss Ein Heldenleben
Repeated next Monday at 2pm.


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: James MacMillan
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Conductors: James MacMillan
Conductors: Vassily Sinaisky
Unknown: Art Christopher Cook
Unknown: Alicia Weisberg-Roberts
Unknown: Albert Museum
Designed By: Andre Boulle

: Art Isn't Easy

In New York last December, 70-year-old Stephen Sondheim talked to
Jeremy Sams about the importantthings in life: "color and light", music and art. (R)


Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Unknown: Jeremy Sams

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington looks forward to the Womad Festival in Reading and the Sidmouth Folk Festival.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Schreker Fantastic Overture, Op 15
12.15 Grieg Three Norwegian Dances (Slatter)
12.25 Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H Vllb 2
12.50 JCF Bach Sinfonia for strings and continuo in D minor
1.00 Shostakovitch, arr Drew Chamber Symphony, Op 110a Krec Sonatina for Strings Grieg Suite: Holberg, Op 40
1.55 Tchaikovsky Piano Sonata in G, Op 3 7 2.35 Ruzdjak Five Folk Tunes
2.45 John Browne 0 Maria Salvatoris Mater3.00 Reicha Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 89 3.25 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D, Op 314.05 Bach Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor, BWV867 (The Well Tempered Klavier)
4.15 Luengen 0 Lacrimosa
4.30 Bizet, arr Sankey Carmen Fantasy for double bass and orchestra 4.45 Gluck
Overture: Alceste 5.05 Granados Valse
Poetico 5.15 Byrd Susanna Fair
5.30 Frescobaidi Toccata Avanti la Messa della Madonna; Ricercar Dopo il Credo; Toccata per I 'Elevazione (Rori Musicali); Toccata Quinta (II Secondo Libro di Toccate)
5.50 Bazzini La Ronde des Lutins, Op 25


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Bach Sinfonia
Unknown: John Browne
Unknown: Maria Salvatoris
Unknown: Sankey Carmen Fantasy
Unknown: Granados Valse
Unknown: Byrd Susanna Fair
Unknown: Ricercar Dopo

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