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: Morning on

With Sandy Burnett.
Smyth Overture: The Wreckers
6.10 Clara Schumann Five Songs
7.05 Bach Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV904
7.30 Mozart Six German Dances, K567
8.00 Rossini Sonata a Quattro No 1 in G
8.45 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K159

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Songs: Bach Fantasia

: Composer of the Week:Pyotr llyich Tchaikovsky

(1840-93). 1: The Man Behind the Music Donald Macleod looks beyond the pervasive image of Tchaikovsky as a tormented soul to discover an amiable, hard-working man who was concerned for others' happiness before his own.
Dance of the Reed Pipes (Suite: The Nutcracker) Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
Six Songs, Op 73 (excerpts)
Nina Rautio (soprano), llya Levinsky (tenor). Sergei Leiferkus (baritone), Semion Skigin (piano)
Symphony No 5 in E minor (1st mvt) National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich Moscow: Coronation Cantata
Svetlana Furdui (mezzo), Vassily Gerello (baritone), Dallas Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Litton Producer Chris Taylor

Contributors

Music: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Soprano: Nina Rautio
Tenor: Llya Levinsky
Tenor: Sergei Leiferkus
Piano: Semion Skigin
Unknown: Svetlana Furdui
Baritone: Vassily Gerello
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Producer: Chris Taylor

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. Featuring arias and scenes from Verdi operas and performances by Joseph Szigeti. Bach, arr Szigeti Largo (Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056) Joseph Szigeti (violin), unnamed orchestra and conductor
10.05 Berg Piano Sonata, Op 1 Maurizio Pollini
10.17 Verdi Vergini ! . . . II CielperOra ... Sciagurata! Hai Tu Creduto (/ Lombardi alia Prima Crociata, Act 1) Mario Petri (bass), Milan RAI Lyric Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Manno Wolf-Ferrari
10.21 Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Joseph Szigeti , British Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Bruno Walter
11.03 Verdi Notte. ... Perpetua Notte , Che Qui Regni ! ... Non Maledirmi, 0 Prode (I Due Foscari, Act 2) Carlo Bergonzi
(tenor), Milan RAI Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Guilini
11.10 Boccherini Cello Sonata in A
(Adagio; Allegro) Janos Starker (cello), GyorgySebok (piano)
11.20 Verdi Vanne , Lasciami.... D'Amor sull 'all Rosee (// Trovatore, Act 4)
Zinka Milanov (soprano), RCA Victor
Orchestra, conductor FriederWeissman

Contributors

Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Joseph Szigeti.
Violin: Joseph Szigeti
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Verdi Vergini
Unknown: Hai Tu Creduto
Bass: Mario Petri
Conductor: Manno Wolf-Ferrari
Unknown: Joseph Szigeti
Conductor: Bruno Walter
Conductor: Verdi Notte.
Conductor: Perpetua Notte
Conductor: Che Qui Regni
Tenor: Carlo Bergonzi
Conductor: Carlo Maria Guilini
Cello: Janos Starker
Piano: Verdi Vanne
Soprano: Zinka Milanov

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Heather Harper
This week Humphrey Burton talks to soprano Heather Harper about her career as one of the leading concert and operatic singers of her day, and introduces recordings from the BBC archive.
Beethoven An Die Hoffnung, Op 32 With Ernest Lush (piano)
Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965 With Thea King (clarinet), Benjamin Britten (piano)
Britten Les Illuminations With the BBCSO, conductor LotharZagrosek
Handel Silete Venti, HWV242 With the ECO, conductor Arnold Goldsbrough

Contributors

Unknown: Heather Harper
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Soprano: Heather Harper
Piano: Schubert Der Hirt
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Arnold Goldsbrough

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
Presented by Fiona Talkington. Alban Gerhardt (cello), Steven Osborne (piano)
Beethoven Cello Sonata in C, Op 102 No 1 Brett Dean Huntingdon Eulogy Britten Cello Sonata, Op 65 Repeated Sunday 1pm

Contributors

Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Cello: Alban Gerhardt
Piano: Steven Osborne

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Prokofiev in Concert
The final week of programmes to mark the 50th anniversary of Prokofiev's death. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Musorgsky, arr Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on the Bare Mountain
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 4, Op 53 (left hand) Frederic Chiu , conductor Alexander Titov
Stravinsky Divertimento : The Fairy's Kiss Conductor Vassily Sinaisky Prokofiev Symphony No 7 Conductor Alexander Titov

Contributors

Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Frederic Chiu
Conductor: Alexander Titov
Conductor: Stravinsky Divertimento
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Alexander Titov

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners, presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. (R)

Contributors

Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Stage and Screen

Home of the Brave. Edward Seckerson looks at how American musical theatre presents its country's history.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG EMAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, arts news and reviews.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Aldeburgh Festival 2003
Live from the Aldeburgh Festival. Introduced by Chris de Souza.
Mauricio Kagel (narrator), Clio Gould (violin), New London Chamber Choir (women's voices), BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen Satie, arr Debussy Gymnopedies Kagel Interview avec D
8.05 Twenty Minutes: The Orwell Essays To mark George Orwell 's centenary, three writers offertheir personal perspectives on his work. 1: MargaretAtwood.
8.25 Knussen Violin Concerto (first UK performance)
Debussy Nocturnes

Contributors

Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Narrator: Mauricio Kagel
Narrator: Clio Gould
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: George Orwell

: Night Waves

In the first of a series of architectural walks this week, Piers Gough takes Isabel Hilton on a day trip to the seaside to explore the changing face of Brighton. Plus a report from the 2003 Venice Biennale. Producer Philippa Ritchie

Contributors

Unknown: Piers Gough
Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Venice Biennale.
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's selections include traditional music from the Seychelles, a field recording made in 1939 of five women prisoners in the sewing room of Parchman Penitentiary, Mississippi, a rondeau by Guillaume Dufay , and songs from the British music hall repertoire played on the player piano.

Contributors

Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Guillaume Dufay

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Bach Chorale-Preludes : Jesu, Meines Lebens Leben , BWV1107; WirGlauben
All'einen Gott, BWV1098 12.10 Telemann Machet die Tore Weit 12.25 Handel Mi Palpita il Cor, HWV132 12.40 Mozart Divertimento in D, K205 1.00 Sjorgen Two Lyrical Pieces Stenhammar Four Stockholm Poems, Op 38 Rangstrom Violin Suite No 1 in Modo Antico
Stenhammar String Quartet No 4 in A minor, Op 25 2.05 Debussy Jeux 2.25 Palestrina Lamentations for Holy Saturday
2.50 JT Cramer Organ Sonata in G
3.00 4.30 BBC Schools
3.00 Let's Make a Story 3.15 Just Poetry
3.25 Just Poetry 3.35 Let's Sing
4.00 Word Games 4.15 Word Games
4.30 Anon Improvisations and Dances based on Cantigas de Santa Maria 4.50 D Scarlatti Two Keyboard Sonatas in E, Kkl36 and Kk380 5.00 Liszt, transcr Paderewski Hungarian Rhapsody No 10 in E
5.15 Gluck Overture: Alceste 5.30 Clara
Schumann Four Pièces Fugitives, Op 15
5.45 Prokofiev Romeo at Juliet's Tomb; The Death of Tybalt (Romeo and Juliet)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bach Chorale-Preludes
Unknown: Meines Lebens Leben
Unknown: Handel Mi Palpita
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Prokofiev Romeo








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