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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
6.25 Bridge Piano Quintet in 0 minor Allan Schiller (piano), Coull Quartet
6.45 Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543 Kevin Bowyer (organ)
7.00 Boyce Symphony No 7 in B flat Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
7.40 Barber Violin Concerto, Op 14 Issac Stern , Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
8.30 Elgar Triumphal March (Caractacus, Op 35) Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
8.40 Malcolm Arnold Concerto for two pianos (three hands) Cyril Smith and Phyllis Sellick (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer


Piano: Allan Schiller
Unknown: Kevin Bowyer
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Issac Stern
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Charles Groves
Conductor: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: Cyril Smith
Piano: Phyllis Sellick

: Composer of the Week: Couperin

Donald Macleod explores Couperin's music for royal occasions and gives tips from the composer's The Art of Harpsichord Playing.
Concerts Royaux: Quatrième Concert Trio Sonnerie
Suite in B minor (Deuxieme Livre de Clavecin, Huitième Ordre) Skip Sempe (harpsichord)
Les Goûts-Réunis: Dixième Concert
Les Talens Lyriques, director Christophe Rousset (harpsichord)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Harpsichord: Christophe Rousset

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Boyce Overture to His Majesty's Birthday Ode, 1769Lamoureux Orchestra, conductor Anthony Lewis
10.07 Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44 Cherubini Quartet, Christian Zacharias (piano)
10.38 Handel Perle Porte del Tormento; M'opporo da Generoso (Sosarme, Re di Media)
St Cecilia Orchestra, conductor Anthony Lewis
10.50 Chausson Symphony in B flat Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Anthony Lewis
Piano: Christian Zacharias
Conductor: Anthony Lewis
Conductor: Charles Munch
Elmira: Margaret Ritchie (soprano)
Sosarme: Alfred Deller (countertenor)

: Morning Performance

Fanfare with Brass and Voices
In recent years many enterprising amateur choirs and bands have been exploring repertoire with a global dimension. This is reflected in some of the music recorded at this year's Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass and in the music recorded specially by two of the country's finest chamber choirs. With Graeme Kay. Shostakovich, arrKitson Festive Overture Britten, arr Farr Russian Funeral Williams Fairey Band, conductor Sian Edwards
Schnittke Four Penitential Psalms
Bath Camerata, conductor Nigel Perrin
Judith Bingham These Are Our Footsteps RNCM Brass Band, conductor James Gourlay
Veljo Tormis Hellefused (Herding Calls) Hoist Singers, conductor Stephen Layton
Eigar Howarth Stories of Saroyan Michael Dodd (euphonium), Grimethorpe Colliery Band, conductor Eigar Howarth Gary Carpenter Chi RNCM Brass Band, conductor James Gourlay


Unknown: Graeme Kay.
Conductor: Sian Edwards
Conductor: Nigel Perrin
Conductor: Judith Bingham
Conductor: James Gourlay
Conductor: Veljo Tormis Hellefused
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Eigar Howarth
Stories Of: Saroyan Michael Dodd
Conductor: Eigar Howarth
Conductor: Gary Carpenter Chi
Conductor: James Gourlay

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

David Byers introduces a recital given last month at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast.
Daniel Hope (violin), HuwWatkins (piano) Finzi Elegy
HuwWatkins Violin Sonata (1999) Walton Violin Sonata


Introduces: David Byers
Violin: Daniel Hope

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
A concert given at the Cheltenham Music Festival in 1999. Presented by Paul Guinery. Freddy Kempf (piano), conductor Martyn Brabbins
Turnage Dispelling the Fears
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
Elgar, realised Payne Symphony No 3 in C minor


Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Piano: Freddy Kempf
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Choral Evensong

Live from St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London. Introit: 0 Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth (Byrd). Responses: Reading. Psalms 27, 28, 29 (Deakin, Lloyd, SS Wesley , Turle, Parratt). Office Hymn:
Rejoice 0 Lord (Wareham). First Reading: Isaiah 53, wl-9. Canticles: Dyson in D. Second Reading: John 1, w29-34.
Anthem: My Heart Is Inditing (Handel). Hymn: Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones
(Lasst Uns Erfreuen). Organ Voluntary: Marche Heroi'que (Brewer). Director of music Robert Jones. Organist David Soar.


Unknown: Ss Wesley
Organist: Robert Jones.
Organist: David Soar.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: lebrecht.live

So Was It a Golden Age?
When Queen Elizabeth II succeeded to the throne 50 years ago there was much talk of a second Elizabethan era - a flowering of British arts and entertainment unseen since Tudortimes. Have these expectations been fulfilled? Email your views to: lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk or phone in from 6pm on [number removed]

: Performance on 3

Massenet's opera was first performed in Brussels in 1881 and later conquered the other great opera houses of Europe - despite a ban imposed by the Archbishop of Lyon. The opera fell from grace afterthe Second World War but, with its heady mixture of sensuality and asceticism and its struggle between an enslaving eroticism and saintliness, it is once again finding favour. Introduced by Andrew McGregor and Karen Henson.
Wallonie Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Jacques Lacombe


Introduced By: Andrew McGregor
Introduced By: Karen Henson.
Conductor: Jacques Lacombe
Herodiade: Kathryn Harries (mezzo)
Salome: Barbara Haveman (soprano)
Jean: Jean-Pierre Furlan (tenor)
Herade: Philippe Rouillon (baritone)
Phanuel: Eric Martin-Bonnet (bass)
Vittelius: Leonard Graus (baritone)
High Priest: Keith Tillotson (bass-Baritone)
Young Babylonian: Anne-Catherine Gillet
Voice in the temple: Jairo Nunez

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces Berrogetto with theirguest artists cimbalom player Kalman Balogh and Djivan Gasparyan on the duduk. and jazz-inspired Stravinsky.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Kalman Balogh
Unknown: Djivan Gasparyan

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Robert Parsons Ave Maria
12.10 Berg Piano Sonata, Op 1
12.20 Schumann Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 80 12.50 Jose Marin No Pianse
Manguilla Ya 1.00 Organ music by William H Harris , Percy Whitlock , William Best ,
Charles Villiers Stanford and Frank Bridge.
1.55 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BIW10502.30Schoeck, arr Andreas Delfs Suite: Penthesilea


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Robert Parsons
Music By: William H Harris
Music By: Percy Whitlock
Music By: William Best
Music By: Charles Villiers Stanford
Music By: Frank Bridge.
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together
3.15 First Steps in Drama
3.30 Words Alive 3.45 Music for Dance
4.05 Listen and Write

: Wagner

Eine Faust Overture
4.45 Beethoven 7 Variations on Bei
Mannern Welche Liebe Fuhlen, Wo046
5.15 Jan van Gilse Concert Overture in C minor
5.25 Mozart Vedrai , Carino (Don Giovanni )


Unknown: Eine Faust
Unknown: Jan van Gilse
Unknown: Mozart Vedrai
Unknown: Don Giovanni

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