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: Morning on

With Tommy Pearson.
J Strauss (son) AnderSchonen.Blauen Donau Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
6.50 Morten Lauridsen 0 Magnum
Mysterium Canterbury Cathedral Choir, director David Flood
7.00 Brahms Waltzes , Op 39 (excerpts)
Dinu Lipatti and Nadia Boulanger (pianos)
7.30 Telemann Overture in G minor
Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.00 Boccherini arr Staier/Schomsheim Fandango (Guitar Quintet No 4 in D) Andreas Staier and Christine Schornsheim (harpsichords),
Adela Gonzales Campa (castanets)
8.40 Dvorak The Noon Witch, Op 108 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Morten Lauridsen
Director: David Flood
Director: Brahms Waltzes
Unknown: Dinu Lipatti
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Andreas Staier
Harpsichords: Christine Schornsheim
Harpsichords: Adela Gonzales Campa
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: Composer of the Week: GeorgeFrideric Handel

(1685-1759). Donald Macleod , with the help of Handel expert and conductor
Christopher Hogwood , presents a week of programmes on Handel's life in London. 1: Handel's Arrival in London
On leave of absence from the Court of Hanover, Handel first visited London in 1710. He returned two years later and, apart from a few excursions, stayed there until his death. Compositions such as the Birthday Ode to Queen Anne and the Utrecht Te Deum established his name at court. When the Queen died in 1714, Handel's s employer the Elector of Hanover was crowned as the new king. Violin Sonata in A, HWV361 Andrew Manze (violin),
Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
Utrecht Te Deum in D, HWV278
Emma Kirkby , Judith Nelson (soprano), Margaret Cable (mezzo), Shirley Minty (alto), Charles Brett (countertenor),
Rogers Covey-Crump , Paul Elliott (tenor), David Thomas (bass), Choir of Christ
Church Cathedral, Oxford, Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Simon Preston Suite: Water Music (excerpts)
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock Producer Johannah Smith


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Violin: Andrew Manze
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Unknown: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Judith Nelson
Unknown: Shirley Minty
Unknown: Charles Brett
Unknown: Rogers Covey-Crump
Tenor: Paul Elliott
Bass: David Thomas
Conductor: Simon Preston
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Work in Progress

Poet Kate Clanchy talks about starting her latest project, a collection of poems about motherhood. Producer Fiona McLean


Talks: Kate Clanchy
Producer: Fiona McLean

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring piano music by Schumann and recordings by the British horn player Dennis Brain. Vivaldi Concerto in G, RV101
Orchestra of the 18th Century, director Frans Briiggen (recorder)
10.15 Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18 Emil Gilels (piano)
10.22 Mozart Horn Quintet in Eflat, K407 Dennis Brain (horn), Griller Quartet
10.38 Puccini Bimba , dagli Occhi Pieni (Madama Butterfly, Act 1)
Margaret Sheridan (soprano), Aureliano Pertile (tenor), Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, conductor Carlo Sabajno
10.48 Schumann Papillons , Op 2 Yves Nat (piano)
10.51 LPofthe Week: Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings Peter Pears
(tenor), Dennis Brain (horn) New Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eugene Goossens


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Dennis Brain.
Director: Frans Briiggen
Unknown: Schumann Arabeske
Piano: Emil Gilels
Horn: Griller Quartet
Horn: Puccini Bimba
Unknown: Occhi Pieni
Soprano: Margaret Sheridan
Soprano: Aureliano Pertile
Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
Conductor: Schumann Papillons
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Dennis Brain
Conductor: Eugene Goossens

: Morning Performance

Oxford Chamber Music Festival
Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Mozart Piano Sonata in E flat, K 282
Paul Lewis
Dvorak Songs, Op 55 Patricia Rozario (soprano), Mark Troop (piano)
Janacek Violin Sonata Henning Kraggerud (violin), Charles Owens (piano)
Dvorak Serenade In E, Op 22
Chen Halevi (clarinet), Ursula Levaux , (bassoon), Stephen Stirling (horn),
Alexander Melnikov (piano), Priya Mitchell , Jan Soderblom (violin),
Aida-Carmen Soanea (viola) Mary Scully (double bass) Hungarian folk music Hegados


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Unknown: Paul Lewis
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Piano: Janacek Violin
Violin: Charles Owens
Clarinet: Chen Halevi
Clarinet: Ursula Levaux
Bassoon: Stephen Stirling
Piano: Alexander Melnikov
Piano: Priya Mitchell
Violin: Jan Soderblom
Violin: Aida-Carmen Soanea
Viola: Mary Scully

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Fiona Talkington. Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
Mendelssohn Songs without Words: in G, Op 62 No 1; in C, Op 6 7 No 4 (Spinnerlied); in F sharp minor, Op 67 No 2; in D, Op 85 No 4 (Elegie)
Chopin Ballades: No 3 in flat. Op47; No 4 in F minor, Op 52
Rachmaninov Moments Musicaux, Op 16 Repeated next Sunday at 1pm


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Nikolai Lugansky
Piano: Mendelssohn Songs

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Walter Weller.
Walter Weller 's first appearance with the orchestra was one of this year's highlights forthe BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Presented by Louise Fryer. Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Bruckner Symphony No 8 in C minor


Conductor: Walter Weller.
Conductor: Walter Weller
Presented By: Louise Fryer.

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson explores the themes of town and country on stage, featuring excerpts from Britten's only musical, Paul Bunyan , and from Bernstein's On the Town.


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Musical: Paul Bunyan

: In Tune

Andrew McGregor presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: Performance on 3

Handel in London
This week sees Handel's London home in Brook Street reopened as a museum.
Tonight's concert, recorded in his nearby parish church, St George's, Hanover
Square, features some of the music from his earliest years in England, written while he was employed by the wealthy Duke of Chandos at Cannons in Middlesex.
BBC Singers, Symphony of Harmony and Invention, conductor Harry Christophers Handel Concerto Grosso in C, HWV318 (Alexander's Feast)
Chandos Anthems: The Lord Is My Light, HWV255; As Pants the Hart, HWV251; Let God Arise, HWV256


Conductor: Harry Christophers

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton examines the life and legacy of the Hungarian-born newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer , who gave his name to one of the most prestigious awards for writing. And as the Victorian nude is Exposed at
Tate Britain, she is joined by studio guests to consider male and female nudes in relation to morality, sexuality and desire.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Joseph Pulitzer

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp finds Happiness in the new album from Fridge and Tudor melancholy in the music of Robert White. Plus classical music from Azerbaijan sung by AlimQasimov.


Unknown: Robert White.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Strauss Horn Concerto
No 2 in E flat 12.25 Schoenberg Friede auf Erden, Op 1312.40 Mlelck Rnnish Suite, Op 10 1.00 Respighl // Tramonto Ades Arcadiana Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht
2.05 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) 2.50 Brahms Schaffe in Mir, Gott, ein Rein Herz, Op 29 No 2
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Alphabet Time 3.10 Alphabet Time
3.20 Music Box 3.35 Find Out
3.50 Hop, Skip and Jump 4.05 Time for
Drama 4.20 Talking Points 4.40 Playtime
4.55 Programme Preview
5.00 Sweelinck Regina Coeli
5.10 Grieg Symphonic Dance, Op 64 No 4
5.25 Locke Fantazie; Suite in A minor
5.40 Tippett Madrigal: Dance, Clarion Air
5.45 Walton Facade: Suite No 1


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Brahms Schaffe

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