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: Liszt

Fantasies on "Szordat" 5.15 Kodaly
Summer Evening 5.35 J Strauss (son) Egyptian March, Op 335 5.40 Arensky Suite No 2 for two pianos, Op 23

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Piazzolla Asleep (Five Tango Sensations) Performed by the Composer (bandoneon), Kronos Quartet
6.35 StraussSu/te in B flat for 13 Winds, Op 4 London Winds, director Michael Collins
7.00 Boccherini Symphony in C minor Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
7.40 Mozart Violin Sonata in F K376 Henryk Szeryng , Ingrid Haebler (piano)
8.00 Berlioz Overture: Rob Roy
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
8.35 Dvorak American Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati


Director: Michael Collins
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Unknown: Henryk Szeryng
Piano: Ingrid Haebler
Unknown: Rob Roy
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Composer of the Week: MauriceDurufle

Donald Macleod continues his exploration of the life and work of Maurice Durufle.
Today he reveals how Durufle's personality as a composer came into full flower in the thirties, and how indebted Durufle was to the great French organist Louis Vierne. Suite for organ, Op 5 Oliver Latry Trois Danses for orchestra, Op 6 BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Thierry Fischer


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Maurice Durufle.
Organist: Louis Vierne.
Unknown: Oliver Latry
Conductor: Thierry Fischer

: Work in Progress

Internationally acclaimed artist
Tacita Dean - who normally works with visual art - is making a sound work for the Radio 3 strand Between the Ears with radio producer Roger Ellsgood. Tacita is musing about her name and its meaning.


Artist: Tacita Dean
Producer: Roger Ellsgood.

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Featuring more recordings by conductor
Yevgeni Mravinsky and of Schubert's early piano sonatas.
Uadov The Enchanted Lake
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
10.13 Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op 43 Melos Ensemble
10.48 Mozart Symphony No 33 in B flat Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
11.12 Schubert Piano Sonata in D flat, D568 Friedrich Wiihrer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Unknown: Friedrich Wiihrer

: Morning Performance

Sean Rafferty continues his tour of music festivals in Ireland. Today's programme begins with a taster from last year's
Belfast Festival at Queen's and continues with music recorded in St Columba's
Church, Drumcliffe, County Sligo, atthe Vogler Spring Festival. Just outside the church is the final resting place of WB Yeats. Belfast Festival at Queens: Philip Hammond Sonatine
Gary Arbuthnot (flute), Daniel Smith (piano) Vogler Spring Festival:
Kodaly Sonata for solo cello, Op 8 TorleifThedeen
Schoenberg String Quartet No 2 with soprano, Op 10
Oria Boylan , Volger Quartet


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Philip Hammond Sonatine
Flute: Gary Arbuthnot
Flute: Daniel Smith
Unknown: Kodaly Sonata
Unknown: Oria Boylan

: Lunchtime Concert

Nicola Heywood Thomas introduces the first of five concerts recorded in the ornate surroundings of Cardiff Castle's banqueting hall. Today, period ensemble Sonnerie and soprano Rachel Elliott perform music fortwo 17th-century productions of Shakespeare.
Locke The Tempest (incidental music) Purcell Suite: The Fairy Queen


Introduces: Nicola Heywood Thomas
Soprano: Rachel Elliott

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic in Spain
First stop Valencia on the BBC
Philharmonic's recent Spanish tour, and a concert recorded atthe futuristic Palau de Musica. The music is from cooler Northern climes. Steven Hough is the soloist in Rachmaninov's Paganini Rhapsody, and chief conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts Sibelius's triumphant Fifth
Symphony. Presented by Paul Guinery. Walton Partita
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Stephen Hough (piano) Sibelius Symphony No 5


Unknown: Steven Hough
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Piano: Stephen Hough

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker play music for younger listeners, including today war music by Prokofiev and some music set to medieval words.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Voices

lain Burnside presents a performance given by the German baritone Thomas Quasthoff and pianist Justus Zeyen of Schubert's Schwanengesang.


Baritone: Thomas Quasthoff
Pianist: Justus Zeyen

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and a roundup of the latest news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Sarah Walker presents a concert recorded earlier this week at the City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, given by the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
This year, the orchestra includes many new members and the dynamic American conductor and pianist Andrew Litton has been working with them on a colourful concert programme.
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, leader Kirsty Mangan , conductor Andrew Litton (piano) Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Pianist: Andrew Litton
Leader: Kirsty Mangan
Conductor: Andrew Litton

: Night Waves

Sandor Marai was one of Hungary's leading writers in the thirties, but his views made him anathema to both
Admiral Horthy and the fascists, and later to the post-war Communists. All his books were destroyed and his work banned in perpetuity. He committed suicide in 1989 before he could see the collapse of the Soviet regime. With the rediscovery of his novel Embers, Philip Dodd discusses the life and work of this extraordinary man. Philip Dodd also discusses the philosophers of the Scottish
Enlightenment and talks to Mira Nair about her new film, Monsoon Wedding.


Unknown: Sandor Marai
Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Mira Nair

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents the Are Panpipe Ensembles of the Solomon Islands and music for barrel organ by Pierre Charial.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Pierre Charial.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Francisco Guerrero 0 Celestial Medicina
12.10 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
12.30 Rodrigo Three Spanish Compositions
12.45 Joaquin Nin Seguida Espanola
1.00 The Empire Resounds. Another in a series of recitals of music from the time of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles 1, featuring works by Francisco Guerrero.
1.40 Albeniz Rapsodia Espanola
2.05 Schenck Sonata in F sharp minor, Op9No3
2.20 Paul Gilson The Sea


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Francisco Guerrero.
Unknown: Paul Gilson

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Let's Move 3.35 Time to Move
3.55 Stories and Rhymes
4.10 English for S1/S2
4.30 Numbertime Mental Maths
4.45 Song Tree

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