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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
6.15 Schubert Piano Sonata in B, D5 75 Andras Schiff
7.00 Johan Wagneaar Overture: Twelfth Night Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
7.35 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A minor, Op 23 Gidon Kremer ,
Martha Argerich (piano)
8.00 Wagner Overture: Das Liebesverbot Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
8.30 Monteverdi Beatus Vir a LesArts Florissants, conductor William Christie


Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Johan Wagneaar
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: Gidon Kremer
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: William Christie

: Composer of the Week: Gluck

3: The Desertion of Vienna for Paris
Gluck expended a huge amount of energy trying to reform operatic practice in Vienna, but, in the end, he felt undervalued and ignored. He left for Paris in the early 1770s and established his reputation in the French capital with a newly composed French version of his Italian opera Alceste. Donald Macleod introduces excerpts from both versions, including the classic recording of Divinites du Styx by Maria Callas and the whole of Act 3 of the French version with Jessye Norman in the title role.


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Maria Callas
Unknown: Jessye Norman

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Strauss Don Juan , Op 20 Dresden
Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe
10.17 Mahler Serenade aus Don Juan; Phantasie aus Don Juan (Lieder und Gesange) Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(baritone), Leonard Bernstein (piano)
10.22 Listener Request:
Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor, Maurizio Pollini , Philharmonia, conductor Paul Kletzki
11.02 Albeniz, arr
Segovia Sevilla (Suite Espanola, Op 4 7 No 3) Andres Segovia (guitar)
11.08 Prokofiev Suite: The Love for Three
Oranges, Op 33b BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Rudolf Kempe


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Strauss Don Juan
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Baritone: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Conductor: Paul Kletzki
Unknown: Segovia Sevilla
Guitar: Andres Segovia
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe

: Morning Performance

Risor Chamber Music Festival, Norway Shipwrecks and Spiritual Journeys
Graeme Kay hears evocative tales of the town with its enchanting Baroque church - the intimate setting for chamber music and songs with a spiritual undercurrent. Bach, arr Kurtag Chorale Preludes:
Aus TieferNot Schrei Ich zu Dir, BWV687; Alle Menschen Mussen Sterben, BWV643; GottesZeitlstdieAllerbesteZeit,BWV106 Leif Ove Andsnes and Nils Mortensen
(piano duet)
Schubert Die Drei Sânger; Der Singer; Erlkonig Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Till Fellner (piano)
Uszt Hymne de I'Enfant a Son Réveil
(Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses) Steven Osborne (piano)
Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, D898
Antje Weithaas (violin), Patrick Demenga (cello), Till Fellner (piano)


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Tiefernot Schrei Ich
Piano: Nils Mortensen
Baritone: Wolfgang Holzmair
Piano: Uszt Hymne
Piano: Steven Osborne
Violin: Patrick Demenga

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a recital given at the Malvern Theatres last year. Chris de Souza introduces the Skampa Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in B flat, Op 130 (version with Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op 133, as finale)


Introduces: Chris De Souza
Unknown: Grosse Fuge

: BBC Proms 2002

Another chance to hear last Wednesday's Prom. Presented by Paul Guinery. James Ehnes (violin), BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox
Brahms Violin Concerto in D, Op 77 Walton Symphony No 1


Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Violin: James Ehnes
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Choral Evensong

Live from Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York. On the anniversary of the terrorist attacks in America, a bell is presented to Trinity Church bythe Lord Mayor of London and blessed by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Commentator Nicholas Witchell. Introit: The Armour of Light
(Owen Burdick ). Hymn: 0 Day of Peace that Dimly Shines (Fulda). Responses:
Burdick. Psalm 85. First Reading: Micah 4, wl-5. Canticles: Naylor in A. Second
Reading: Romans 13, wll-14. Hymn: All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael). Sermon: Archbishop of Canterbury.
Anthem: Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing (Howells). Hymn: 0 God of Every Nation
(Uangloffan). Voluntary: Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 6, BWV1051 (lstmvt). Organist and director of music
Owen Burdick. Assistant organist Sean Jackson Eyewitness accounts: page 28


Commentator: Nicholas Witchell.
Unknown: Owen Burdick
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Music: Owen Burdick.
Organist: Sean Jackson

: In Tune

PetrocTrelawny with music and arts news.

: Proms Composer Portrait

From the Victoria and Albert Museum ,
London. Before the performance of his new work in tonight's Prom, Andrew McGregor talks to Julian Anderson about his music and introduces two of his chamber works. Anderson Seadrift ; Poetry Nearing Silence Marie Vassiliou (soprano),
Royal College of Music Contemporary Consort, conductor Tim Murray


Unknown: Albert Museum
Talks: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Julian Anderson
Unknown: Anderson Seadrift
Soprano: Marie Vassiliou
Conductor: Tim Murray

: BBC Proms 2002

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Julian Anderson's new work gives a starring role to the horn section of the orchestra. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Elisabeth Batiashvili (violin),
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
Julian Anderson Imagin 'd Corners Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1
8.05 Twenty Minutes: All Have Is a Voice rDana Gioia reflects on why Auden's poem
September 1939 has become such an effective commentary on the terrorist attacks of 11 September last year.
8.25 Nielsen Symphony No 5


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Violin: Elisabeth Batiashvili
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conductor: Julian Anderson Imagin

: A Note Struck by the Stars

Ian Skelly traces the life and achievements of Kathleen Raine , regarded by many as the greatest living English poet. At 94, she is still writing and campaigning vigorously for a change of heart in our society. Her Temenos Academy has influenced the thinking of many well-known figures.


Unknown: Ian Skelly
Unknown: Kathleen Raine

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents the Dragan Dautovski Quartet from Macedonia and a new fusion project from Swedish fiddler Ellika Frisell and Senegalese griot Solo Cissokho. Plus the Blind Boys of Alabama's new album
Higher Ground and songs of Wim Mertens.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Ellika Frisell
Unknown: Wim Mertens.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Mozetich Violin
Concerto 12.25 Reincken Toccata in G minor 12.35 Sibelius Piano Sonata in F, Op 1212.50 Gesualdo Merce Grido
Piangendo 1.00 A recital of organ music by Scheidemann, Paul Siefert , Froberger and Duben. 1.40 R Escher Songs of Love and Eternity 1.55 AF Undblad String
Quartet No 6 in E flat 2.20 Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat, Op 83 3.10 CF Abel Praeludium , Adagio and Allegro 3.20 J Fusz Quartet for guitar, flute, viola and cello
3.50 Mozart Violin Concerto No 1 in B flat, K20 74.15 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
4.30 Tippett five Spirituals (A Child of Our Time) 4.45 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in A,
RV335 (Cuckoo) 5.05 Anon Three Organ Sonatas in F 5.15 Mozart Regina Coeli ,
K276 5.35 Wagner, arrMottl Wesendonk Lieder 5.45 Uszt, transcr Paderewski Hungarian Rhapsody No 10 in E 5.50
Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Reincken Toccata
Unknown: Gesualdo Merce Grido
Unknown: Paul Siefert
Unknown: Abel Praeludium
Unknown: Gershwin Rhapsody
Unknown: Mozart Regina Coeli

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