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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Byrd Mass for four voices
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
6.25 Hoist Lyric Movement for viola and small orchestra Timothy Pooley , Halle Orchestra , conductor Mark Elder
7.04 Albinoni Trio Sonata in F, Op 1 No 2 Parnassi Musici
7.40 Weber Bassoon Concerto in F,
Op 75 Valeri Popov , Russian State SO, conductor Valeri Poliansky
8.05 Wagner Overture: Rienzi
Berlin PO, conductor Lorin Maazel
8.35 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22
Noriko Ogawa , Tapiola Sinfonietta, conductor Jean-Jaques Kantorow


Director: Peter Phillips
Unknown: Timothy Pooley
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: Valeri Popov
Conductor: Valeri Poliansky
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Unknown: Noriko Ogawa
Conductor: Jean-Jaques Kantorow

: Composer of the Week: Court ofJoseph II

2: French Fashion in Vienna. During Maria Theresa 's 25-year reign before her son Joseph joined her on the thone, she overhauled the theatres in Vienna. Donald
Macleod looks at the type of French operas comiques favoured by the empress and her courtiers, and the influence of French culture on the German composer Gluck, who was to play such a big part in the development of opera. Gluck Le Cinesi (opening symphony) Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Lamberto Gardelli
Boismortier Don Quichotte , Act 1
(excerpt) Meredith Hall and Marie-Pierre Wattiez (sopranos), Stephan Van Dyck (tenor), Richard Biren and Paul Gay (baritones), Le Concert Spirituel, conductor Herve Niquet
Gluck Don Juan , Act 3 (excerpt) Tafelmusik, director Bruno Weil
Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice, Act 2 (excerpt) Sylvia McNair and Cyndia Sieden
(sopranos), Derek Lee Ragin (countertenor), English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir , director John Eliot Gardiner


Unknown: Maria Theresa
Unknown: Gluck Le Cinesi
Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
Conductor: Boismortier Don Quichotte
Unknown: Meredith Hall
Sopranos: Marie-Pierre Wattiez
Sopranos: Stephan van Dyck
Tenor: Richard Biren
Tenor: Paul Gay
Conductor: Herve Niquet
Conductor: Gluck Don Juan
Director: Bruno Weil
Director: Gluck Orfeo
Unknown: Sylvia McNair
Sopranos: Cyndia Sieden
Sopranos: Derek Lee Ragin
Soloists: Monteverdi Choir
Director: John Eliot Gardiner

: Work in Progress

Christopher Bruce discusses the music by virtuoso blues guitarist and banjo player Martin Simpson which he has chosen for his new ballet.


Unknown: Christopher Bruce
Unknown: Martin Simpson

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Mondonville Sonate en Symphonie, Op 3 No 2 Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
10.13 Rossini Un Regret, un Espoir (Album de Chateau) (Peches de Ma
Vieillesse, bk 8) Marcel le Meyer (piano)
10.19 Mozart Mentre Ti Lascio, 0 Figlia, K513 Robert Lloyd (bass),
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, conductor Leopold Hager
10.27 Bloch Schelomo
Emanuel Feuermann (cello), Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
10.48 Beethoven Gott! Welch ' Dunkel Hier(Fidelio, Act 2) Julius Patzak (tenor),
Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna PO, conductor Karl Bohm


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Piano: Marcel Le Meyer
Bass: Robert Lloyd
Conductor: Leopold Hager
Cello: Emanuel Feuermann
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Tenor: Julius Patzak
Conductor: Karl Bohm

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival
Sandy Burnett introduces a performance by Quatuor Mosaiques , recorded at the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh.
Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K458(Hunt)
Hyacinthe Jadin String Quartet in Eflat, Op2Nol
12.00 Twenty Minutes: Composers in Scotland
A conversation with some of the artists at this year's Edinburgh International
Festival. Today Svend Brown talks to young Scottish composer Stuart Macrae.
12.20 Mozart String Quartet in C, K465 (Dissonance)


Introduces: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Quatuor Mosaiques
Unknown: Hyacinthe Jadin
Talks: Svend Brown
Unknown: Stuart MacRae.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hearthe Orpheus
Quartet with pianist Menahem Pressler in a concert given at the Wigmore Hall, London, in May.
Bartok String Quartet No 3
Dvorak Piano Quintet in A, Op 81 (R)


Pianist: Menahem Pressler

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear last Thursday's evening Prom from the Royal Albert Hall. Elizabeth Atherton (soprano), Yefim Bronfman (piano),
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano Britten Sinfonia da Requiem Verdi Four Sacred Pieces
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor) (R)


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Soprano: Elizabeth Atherton
Piano: Yefim Bronfman
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Conductor: Britten Sinfonia

: Voices

The husky songstress Cleo Laine presents an eclectic mix featuring Paul Robeson , Cathy Berberian ,
Richard Rodney Bennett , Michael Feinstein , Lorna Dallas and Shirley Horn. (R)


Songstress: Cleo Laine
Unknown: Paul Robeson
Unknown: Cathy Berberian
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Michael Feinstein
Unknown: Lorna Dallas
Unknown: Shirley Horn.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Inspired sound-pictures from two of Wagner's most popular music dramas frame Scriabin's masterpiece about creation and the secrets of the cosmos, and a lush and tender symphonic poem by Schoenberg. Presented by Penny Gore . Vladimir Vaneev (baritone), Alexander Toradze (piano), Crouch End Festival Chorus, Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Wagner Prelude, Act 3: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg Schoenberg Pelleas and Melisande, Op 5
8.25 Twenty Minutes: Poetry Proms Tonight poets Don Paterson and Gillian Allnutt join Jo Shapcott at the Serpentine Gallery in London.
8.45 Scriabin Prometheus: Poem of Fire, Op 60
Wagner Wotan 's Farewell; Magic Fire Music (Die Walkure) Repeated next Tuesday 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Penny Gore
Baritone: Vladimir Vaneev
Baritone: Alexander Toradze
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Unknown: Don Paterson
Unknown: Gillian Allnutt
Unknown: Jo Shapcott
Unknown: Wagner Wotan

: Dylan Among the Poets

Another chance to hear Christopher Ricks 's exploration of the poetry in the songs of Bob Dylan , who turned 60 this year. (R)


Unknown: Christopher Ricks
Unknown: Bob Dylan

: Late Junction

Omara Portuondo sings La Sitiera and Chris Prosser plays scordatura violin to the sound of the Indian tampura, plus the beguiling Columbian blend of Linda Manigua. Presented by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: La Sitiera
Unknown: Chris Prosser
Unknown: Linda Manigua.
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Schreker Nachtstucke (DerFerne Klang)
12.25 Scriabin Piano Sonata No 6, Op 62
12.35 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo andJulietl.00 Bach Recorder Sonata in C, BWV1033; Harpsichord
Suite No 6 in E, BWV81 7; Viola da Gamba Sonata in G minor, BWV1029; Recorder Sonata in B minor, BWV1030; Viola da Gamba Sonata in G, BWV1027
2.15 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A
2.50 Schubert String Quartet in G, D887
3.35 Anon (13th century) Ad Laudes Marie ; Cantemus Hodie; Santa Maria Amar; Gran Dereit ; La Belle Estoile de
Mer; Placi Memu Hodina4.00 Leo Smit Concertino 4.10 Bruhns Jauchzet dem
Herren Alle Welt 4.30 Bree Allegro in D for four string quartets 4.40 Buxtehude
Magnificat Primi Toni for organ, BuxWV203
4.50 Telemann Trumpet Concerto in D
5.05 Beethoven Overture: Egmont
5.15 Mozart, arr Uszt Fantasia on two themes from "The Marriage of Figaro
5.30 Purcell In Guilty Night 5.40 Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Schreker Nachtstucke
Unknown: Laudes Marie
Unknown: Gran Dereit
Unknown: Placi Memu
Unknown: Leo Smit
Unknown: Herren Alle
Unknown: Bree Allegro
Unknown: Primi Toni

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