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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Stravinsky Apollon Musagete
Detroit SO, conductor Antal Dorati
6.45 CPE Bach Flute Sonata in C, Wq 73 Christopher Hyde-Smith , Jane Dodd (harpsichord)
7.10 Poulenc Figure Humaine
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
7.40 Haydn Adagio Cantabile (Symphony No 13 in D, 2nd mvt) Stephen Isserlis (cello), Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Roger Norrington
8.05 Hakim Sonata Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet), Simon Preston (organ)
8.35 Brahms Geistliches Lied, Op 30
Choirof New College, Oxford, Capricorn, conductor Edward Higginbottom


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Christopher Hyde-Smith
Harpsichord: Jane Dodd
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Cello: Stephen Isserlis
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Unknown: Simon Preston
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom

: Sunday Live from Edinburgh

As part of Radio 3's Live Line-Up from this year's Edinburgh Fringe at the Dance Base, Stephanie Hughes presents a morning of live performance including: Kapustin Jazz Studies
Beethoven Piano Sonata in G, Op 79 No 1 Liszt Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuse (excerpts) Steven Osborne (piano) lbert Trois Pièces
Breves Mozart , arr Rechtman Serenade in C minor, K388
HaffnerWind Ensemble of London
Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 1 No 1 Debussy String Quartet Belcea Quartet
Schubert Auf dem Strom and other songs Vaughan Williams Blake Songs (excerpts) Britten Folk song arrangements John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
Plus a Bach keyboard concerto recorded at the Edinburgh International Festival, performed and directed by Austrian pianist Andras Schiff with the Philharmonia.
Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Piano: Steven Osborne
Unknown: Breves Mozart
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Pianist: Andras Schiff
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: Festival Music Matters

Graeme Kay presents a live edition from the Dance Base in Edinburgh. His guests include choreographer Emio Greco, photographer of musicians Clive Barda, the directors of both the main festival and the fringe, and live music from the Scottish folk band Deaf Shepherd.

Graeme Kay asks what is the longer-term cultural impact of such a giant event on the city of Edinburgh, and comedian Jenny Eclair gives her view of the Edinburgh Festival experience.


Presenter: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Emio Greco
Musicians: Clive Barda
Unknown: Jenny Eclair

: BBC Proms Chamber Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Michael Collins (clarinet), John Constable (piano), London Sinfonietta, conductor Diego Masson
Busoni, arr Stein Berceuse Elegiaque Berg Four Pieces, Op 5
Schoenberg, arrWebem Chamber Symphony No 1
J Strauss (son), arr Schoenberg Waltz: Roses from the South (R)


Unknown: Albert Museum
Clarinet: John Constable
Conductor: Diego Masson
Unknown: Stein Berceuse Elegiaque

: BBC Legends

Jessye Norman at the Edinburgh Festival Another in a series of classic past performances from the Edinburgh
Festival. Hilary Finch looks back at a recital given by Jessye Norman in 1979. Music includes Haydn's Arianna a Naxos, HXXVIb 2, and Ravel's Sheherazade.
With Dalton Baldwin (piano) and James Galway (flute).


Unknown: Jessye Norman
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Unknown: Jessye Norman
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Piano: James Galway

: Private Passions

Rpt from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay 's selection this week includes music by Johann Strauss (son), Lehar and Sousa, and music by this month's featured composer Eric Coates , who conducts a vintage recording of his own Knightsbridge March.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Music By: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Eric Coates

: Discovering Music

Chris de Souza uncovers the secrets of Beethoven's Fifth Piano Concerto
(Emperor), with specially recorded examples played by Piers Lane and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. SeeThursday7pm


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Played By: Piers Lane

: Proms Lecture: Deep and True? The Cultural Life of the English Landscape

Reflecting on the pastoral theme in this year's BBC Proms, Patrick Wright examines how the English identity has been formed and influenced by the imagery of the countryside across the centuries, and how the conflict between the ideal of Utopian bliss and the hard realities of nature have engendered many different notions of what the countryside is.


Lecturer: Patrick Wright

: Performing Verdi

Another chance to hear David Pountney talk to Michael Oliver about the challenges involved in staging Verdi's early masterpiece "Nabucco", first produced at La Scala, Milan, in 1842, and revived at English National Opera earlier this year. Set among the decadent splendours of ancient Babylon, its famous Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves became a powerful symbol of Italian nationalist feeling in the mid-19th century. (R)


Presenter: David Pountney
Interviewee: Michael Oliver

: BBC Proms 2001

- Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Tommy Pearson introduces Sibelius's timeless Fifth Symphony and Dvorak's nostalgic cello concerto, framed by a George Benjamin work that displays the composer's ingenious aural imagination. Heinrich Schiff (cello),
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
8.10 Twenty Minutes: On Bullfighting
Al Kennedy 's impressions of Madrid, read by Stella Gonet.
8.30 George Benjamin Sudden Time Sibelius Symphony No 5 Repeated Wednesday 2pm.


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: George Benjamin
Cello: Heinrich Schiff
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Unknown: Al Kennedy
Read By: Stella Gonet.
Read By: George Benjamin

: Sunday Play: The Ghost of Federico Garcia Lorca - Which Can Also Be Used as a Table

By Peter Straughan. Another chance to hear this rollercoaster ride through the life of Lorca, combining humour, tragedy, surrealism and poetry. Salvador Dali is given the role of the reluctant narrator.
Music composed and performed by Oily Fox. Directed by Melanie Harris. (R)


Unknown: Peter Straughan.
Unknown: Salvador Dali
Unknown: Oily Fox.
Directed By: Melanie Harris.
Lorca: John Lloyd Fillingham
Dali: James Duke
Margarita: Sian Thomas
Bunuel/Raphael: John Griffin
Ramon/Magro: Malcolm Raebum
Azana/Malo: Glenn Cunningham

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present music on CD, and talk to American guitarist Marc Ribot about his adventurous career playing with Lounge Lizards, John Zorn and Tom Waits , and with his own current band, Los Cubanos Postizos.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Guitarist: Marc Ribot
Unknown: John Zorn
Unknown: Tom Waits

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Haydn Piano Sonata in G minor, H XVI 4412.20 Schubert Variations in E minor, D80212.35
Respighi Vetrate di Chiesa 1.00
Mozart Regina Coeli , K276; Misericordias Domini Offertorium de Tempore, K222 Haydn
Mass in B flat, H XXII 13 (Creation) 2.00 Beethoven Triple Concerto in C, Op 56
2.35 Franck, arr Rampal f7ute Sonata
3.00 Debussy Petite Suite for piano duet
3.15 Shostakovich Symphony No 10
4.05 Mozetich Procession
4.30 Hellendaal Cello Sonata No 2 in D, Op 54.50 Schiitz Fs Steh ' GottAuf
(Symphoniae Sacrae, 164 7) 5.05 Fesch
Concerto No 3 in G, Op 5 5.20 Uszt Hymne de I 'Enfant a Son Reveil 5.40 Arensky Suite No 1 in Ffor two pianos, Op 15


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Mozart Regina Coeli
Unknown: Schiitz Fs Steh
Unknown: Uszt Hymne

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