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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Biber Sonata VIII a cinque
6.45 Gounod String Quartet in A
7.00 Puccini Preludio Sinfonico
7.40 Granados Danzas Espanolas, Set 1
8.00 William Schuman
American Festival Overture
8.45 Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain


Unknown: William Schuman

: Composer of the Week: Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

This week Donald Macleod looks at the life and work of Jean Sibelius and begins by exploring the composer's enduring love affair with Finland.

Oslo PO, conductor Mariss Jansons
Kullervo (Introduction)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Symphony No 1 (Finale: Quasi una Fantasia)
Orchestra conducted by Robert Kajanus
Kullervo (2nd mvt: Kullervo's Youth)
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leif Segerstam


Presenter: Donald Macleod
Producer: Kerry Chapman
Subject/Composer: Jean Sibelius

: Work in Progress

Canon Michael Bourdeaux is working on an encyclopedia of religion in Russia. He reflects on his first attempt, more than 40 years ago, to glean information on the Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow. Producer Dymphna Flynn


Unknown: Canon Michael Bourdeaux
Producer: Dymphna Flynn

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring
Beethoven violin sonatas and recordings made by German conductor Karl Richter. Brade A Scottish Dance Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall (viola da gamba)
10.09 Beethoven Violin Sonata in E flat,
Op 12 No 3 Josef Suk , Jan Panenka (piano)
10.30 Arditi Waltz: Parla! Erna Sack
(soprano), Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra, conductor Hans Schmidt-lsserstedt
10.34 Bach Orchestral Suite No 4 in 0, BWV1069 Munich Bach Orchestra, conductor Karl Richter


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Karl Richter.
Viola: Jordi Savall
Unknown: Josef Suk
Piano: Jan Panenka
Soprano: Erna Sack
Conductor: Hans Schmidt-Lsserstedt
Conductor: Karl Richter

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival
Live from Queen's Hall. Soprano Dorothea Roschmann and pianist Graham Johnson perform a wide-ranging selection of songs. Introduced by Sandy Burnett. Schubert Nachtstuck , D672;
Der Wanderer an den Mond, D8 70; Nacht und Traume, D827;An den Mond, D296; Aufdem WasserZuSingen , D774 Schumann Lied der Braut aus dem
Liebesfruhling (Parts 1 and 2); Ratsel;
Lied der Suleika; Jemand; Die Hochlander-Witwe; Weit, Weit; Im Westen; Der Nussbaum (Myrthen, Op 25)
11.50 Twenty Minutes: Follow My Ueder Svend Brown talks to Graham Johnson about his recording of Schubert's song.
12.10 Faure Clairde Lune , Op 46 No 2; Le Secret, Op 23 No 3; Les Berceaux, Op 23 No 1; Au Cimetière, Op 51 No 1; FleurJetee, Op 39 No 2
Strauss Die Nacht, Op 10 No 3;
Hat Gesagt, Op 36 No 3; Morgen!, Op 2 7 No 4; Befreit, Op 39 No 4; Schlechtes Wetter, Op 69 No 5


Soprano: Dorothea Roschmann
Pianist: Graham Johnson
Introduced By: Sandy Burnett.
Introduced By: Schubert Nachtstuck
Unknown: Aufdem Wasserzusingen
Talks: Svend Brown
Unknown: Graham Johnson
Song: Faure Clairde Lune

: BBC Proms Chamber Music

Live from the Victoria and Albert Museum ,
J London. Stephanie Hughes introduces pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard in a recital of music blistering with vivid imagery. Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60; Etudes, Op 25: No 7 in C sharp minor, No 8 in D flat and No 12 in C minor Debussy Images, Book 2
Ligeti Etudes (excerpts), including Galamb Borong (No 7), Automne a Varsovie (No 6), and No 18 (UK first performance of Etude No 18) Repeated next Sunday at 1pm


Unknown: Albert Museum
Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Pianist: Pierre-Laurent Aimard

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear last Wednesday night's Prom from the Royal Albert Hall.
Katarina Karneus (mezzo), Dietrich Henschel (baritone), Finnish RSO, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste

Esa-Pekka Salonen Foreign Bodies
Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhom (excerpts)
Sibelius Symphonies: Nos 6 and 7


Mezzo-soprano: Katarina Karneus
Baritone: Dietrich Henschel
Musicians: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste

: Stage and Screen

In Hollywood, Tommy Pearson interviews Don Davis , who composed music forthis summer's blockbuster Jurassic Park III.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Don Davis

: In Tune

As part of Radio 3's Live Line-Up from this year's Edinburgh Fringe, Sean Rafferty is at the Dance Base on Grassmarket. Live music comes from members of the Scottish
Chamber Orchestra and from Mr McFall 's Chamber. Thomas Trotter guides Sean Rafferty around some of Edinburgh's organs, and Verity Sharp presents a roundup of the most talked about shows in Edinburgh. Forfree tickets to join In Tune at Radio 3's Live Line-Up cal [number removed].


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Mr McFall
Unknown: Thomas Trotter
Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Verity Sharp

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
An evening centred around Schoenberg's recently discovered Notturnofor violin and orchestra and his lyrical Violin Concerto. Presented by Martin Handley. Ernst Kovacic (violin),
BBC NationalOrchestra of Wales, conductor Joseph Swensen
Mahler Todtenfeier (early version of 1st mvt of Symphony No 2 "Resurrection") Schoenberg Violin Concerto, Op 36
8.00 Twenty Minutes: On Bullfighting Stella Gonet reads the final part of Al Kennedy 's meditation on Spain.
8.20 Schoenberg Nottumo for violin and strings (first UK performance)
Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Repeated Thursday 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Violin: Ernst Kovacic
Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Conductor: Mahler Todtenfeier
Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Al Kennedy
Unknown: Schoenberg Nottumo

: Imogen Cooper

Brahms Three Intermezzos for piano. Op 117
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, OplONoltR)

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. A celebration of Henze's 75th birthday with his young British protege Kenneth Hesketh , and a commemoration of Xenakis who died in February. Presented by Chris deSouza . Christopher Gillett (tenor),
David Wilson-Johnson (baritone),
London Sinfonietta Chorus, London
Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen
Bach, arr Stravinsky Chorale Variations on "VomHimmelHoch", BWV769 Stravinsky Cant/cum Sacrum Xenakis Polla ta
Dhina Kenneth Hesketh Circling Canopy of Light Hans Wemer Henze Symphony No 1


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Kenneth Hesketh
Presented By: Chris Desouza
Tenor: Christopher Gillett
Baritone: David Wilson-Johnson
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Xenakis Polla
Unknown: Dhina Kenneth Hesketh

: Sorrel Quartet

Geoffrey Palmer La Maesta (R)


Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Bertran de Bom
Rassa, Tan Creis e Mont'e Poia
12.20 Suolahti Sinfonia Piccola
12.40 Bizet L 'Arlesienne: Suite No 1
1.00 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581 Bartok String Quintet No 3 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115
2.30 Dohnanyi Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song, Op 29 2.40 Karlowicz Nine Songs 2.55 Tomasi Horn Concerto
3.10 Moyzes Symphony No 2 in A minor, Op 163.50 Poulenc Cantata: Rgure
Humaine 4.10 Albicastro Trio Sonata,
Op 8 No 114.30 Mozart Divertimento in D, K2054.50 Liszt Feux Follets
5.00 Hubay Preghira 5.10 Visee Suite in A for theorbo 5.25 Bach Violin Sonata No 2 in D, BWV1028 5.50 Delibes Cortège de Bacchus (Sylvia)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Tan Creis
Songs: Tomasi Horn
Unknown: Liszt Feux Follets

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