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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
Bizet Overture in A
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
6.50 Eriebach Who Entrusts Himself to
Heaven Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Concerto di Viole, Basel Consort
7.00 Mahler Blumine City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
7.45 Albinoni Oboe Concerto in G minor, Op 9 No 8 Heinz Holliger , I Musici
8.15 Mendelssohn Variations Sérieuses, Op 54 Murray Perahia (piano)
8.35 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Julietlsrael Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Composer of the Week: Ethel Smyth

(1858-1944). 1: SteppingOut
This week Donald Macieod is joined by conductor Odaline de la Martinez , an authority on this week's subject- Ethel Smyth. The composer studied at Leipzig Conservatory in 1877 under Heinrich von Herzogenberg . After some early chamber works, her British orchestral debut was with the Serenade in D, followed by the Mass in D, which was first performed by the Royal Choral Society in 1893. Serenade in DBBC Philharmonic, conductor Odaline de la Martinez
StringQuartet in E minor (1st mvt) Archaeus Quartet
Mass in D (Sanctus)
Janis Hardy (alto), Plymouth Festival Orchestra, conductor Philip Brunelle Producer Johannah Smith


Unknown: Donald MacIeod
Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez
Unknown: Ethel Smyth.
Unknown: Heinrich von Herzogenberg
Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez
Unknown: Janis Hardy
Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Work in Progress

A daily series in which artists talk about theircurrentwork. Paul Binding , who is writing a book about maps and atlases, reflects on how his love for the mapped world began. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Paul Binding
Producer: Tim Dee

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring
Bach orchestrations and recordings by the Juilliard Quartet.
Bach, arr Joachim Chaconne (Partita in D minor, BWV1004) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Slatkin
10.19 Prokofiev Tales of an Old
Grandmother, Op 31 GyorgySandor(piano)
10.28 Franck String Quartet in D Juilliard Quartet n 13 Bach, arr Stravinsky Canonic
Variations on "Vom Himmel Hoch " Festival
Singers of Toronto, CBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Igor Stravinsky


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Joachim Chaconne
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Vom Himmel Hoch
Conductor: Igor Stravinsky

: Morning Performance

York Early Music Festival
Lucie Skeaping presents a week of music from this year's York Early Music Festival, which this year celebrated the 500th anniversary of the birth of music printing. Today the New London Consort, directed by Philip Pickett , perform works from
Petrucci's first publication, Odhecaton, printed in 1501, and the Palladian
Ensemble play music from the age of Monteverdi. And every day this week, performances by finalists from the Early
Music Network Young Artists competition.


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Directed By: Philip Pickett

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generations. Verity Sharp presents the first in an exciting new season of concerts live from the Wigmore Hall, London, featuring Radio 3's New Generation Artists.
Lawrence Power (viola),
Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)
Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Op 70
Britten Lachrimae (Reflections on a Song of Dowland)
Uszt Romance Oubliée
Brahms Viola Sonata No 1 in F minor, Op 120 No 1
Repeated next Sunday at 1pm


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Piano: Simon Crawford-Phillips
Piano: Schumann Adagio

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Soprano Patricia Rozario , forwhom John Tavener composed The World, joins the Ulster Orchestra for a concert given in 1999 at the Ulster Hall. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Sullivan Overture di Ballo conductor Vernon Handley
Finzi Dies Natalis Patricia Rozario
(soprano), conductor Vernon Handley.
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending, Lesley Hatfield (violin), conductor Adrian Leaper
Tavener The WorfdPatricia Rozario
(soprano), conductor Vernon Handley Eigar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)contiuctor Vernon Handley


Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Unknown: John Tavener
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Soprano: Natalis Patricia Rozario
Conductor: Vernon Handley.
Violin: Lesley Hatfield
Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Vernon Handley

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker begin another week of music for younger listeners. Today they play music from film, television and the dance hall. Visit the Making Tracks website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Stage and Screen

Tommy Pearson explores the world of music for film. His guest this week is the Argentinian-born symphonic jazz composer Lalo Schifrin.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Lalo Schifrin.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter presents a selection of music and a roundup of the latest news and views from the arts world.

: Performance on 3

Live from the Wigmore Hall, London.
English tenor Ian Bostridge , accompanied by pianist Julius Drake , performs French and English songs, including Finzi's cycle of texts by Thomas Hardy.
Faure La Bonne Chanson, Op 61 Finzi A Young Man's Exhortation, Op 14 Part
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Finzi and Hardy Hardy 's poems are notoriously difficult to set to music. Ian Bostridge talks about the song settings in tonight's recital.
8.40 Finzi A Young Man's Exhortation, Op 14 Part 2
Poulenc Tel Jour, Telle Nuit


Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Pianist: Julius Drake
Unknown: Thomas Hardy.
Unknown: Hardy Hardy
Talks: Ian Bostridge

: Night Waves

As new editions of James Baldwin 's work are published, Isabel Hilton examines the career of the child preacher who became one of America's most important writers. Plus a new exhibition of Alberto Giacometti 's studies of the human figure, marking the artist's centenary.


Unknown: James Baldwin
Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Alberto Giacometti

: Late Junction

With Verity Sharp. A track from N'Java's album Source, music by Charpentier,
Bob Dylan 's Masters of War, and William Orbit 's take on Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana.


Unknown: Verity Sharp.
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: William Orbit
Unknown: Cavalleria Rusticana.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Strauss Befreit , Op 39 No 412.10 Mozart Symphony No 35 in D (Haffner)
12.45 Glazunov Saxophone Concerto in Eflat, Op 1091.00 Strauss ViolinSonata in E flat, Op 18 Brahms Trio in E flat for violin, viola and piano, Op 40
2.00 JM Kraus Symphony in C minor (Symphonie Funebre)
2.20 Chopin Preludes, Op 28: Nos 1-10
2.35 Bruckner Te Deum in C
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Alphabet Time 3.10 Counting Time
3.20 Music Box 3.35 Find Out
3.50 Hopscotch 4.05 Time for Drama
4.20 Talking Points 4.40 Playtime
4.55 Programme Preview
5.00 Lisinski Overture: Porin 5.10 Artemy
Vedel Oh God, My Hope Is Only in You
5.20 Vivaldi Sonata in C for oboe and violin, R^7795.35Madetoja Elegia
(Symphonic Suite, Op 4) 5.45 Karlowlcz Chant de I 'Eternelle Aspiration (Chants Eternels, Op 10)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Strauss Befreit
Unknown: Strauss Violinsonata

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