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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
Mozart Trio in E flat, K498 (Kegelstatt) Jack Brymer (clarinet), Patrick Ireland (viola), Steven Kovacevich (piano)
6.45 Butterworth A Shropshire Lad
Stephen Varcoe (baritone), City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
7.00 Schumann Overture: Genoveva
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
7.40 Strauss Duett-Concertino
Manfred Weise (clarinet), Wolfgang Uebscher (bassoon), Dresden
Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe
8.00 Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew
Themes Moscow Virtuosi, conductor Vladimir Spivakov
8.40 Sibelius Karelia Suite
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Clarinet: Patrick Ireland
Viola: Steven Kovacevich
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Strauss Duett-Concertino
Clarinet: Manfred Weise
Clarinet: Wolfgang Uebscher
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov

: Composer of the Week: Barber

With Donald Macleod. 5: Late Works
Samuel Barber always confused his critics by not adhering to any particular school or musical camp. He wrote as he wished and without any attempt to ally himself to any particular musical ideology. Beset by alcoholism and depression in later life, his output declined; yet his music remains the most performed of any American composer.
Piano Sonata, Op 26 (1st mvt) Leon McCawley
The Monk and His Cat
Leontyne Price (soprano) accompanied at the piano by the Composer
He Has Come, He Has Come! ...Do Not Utter a Word, Anatol (Vanessa) Renée Fleming (soprano), Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor James Levine
Piano Concerto John Browning , Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell The Lovers, Op 43 (excerpts)
Dale Duesing (baritone), Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Schenck
A Last Song (Despite and Still, Op 41 No 1) Thomas Hampson (baritone), John Browning (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Samuel Barber
Unknown: Leon McCawley
Soprano: Renée Fleming
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: John Browning
Conductor: George Szell
Baritone: Dale Duesing
Conductor: Andrew Schenck
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Piano: John Browning

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Dvorak, arr Kreisler Humoresque, Op 101 No 7 Fritz Kreisler (violin), Franz Rupp (piano)
10.04 Traditional, arr Curtis Carme (Canto Sorentino) John McCormack
(tenor), Fritz Kreisler (violin), unnamed orchestra, conductor Walter B Rogers
10.08 Irish-American traditional
The Rights of Man Joe Ranagan
(accordion), Mike Flanagan (tenor banjo)
10.12 Prokofiev Suite: The Love for Three
Oranges, Op33a London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.29 Schubert Violin Sonata in A, D574 Fritz Kreisler , Sergei Rachmaninov (piano)
10.49 Weber Overture: Jubet, Op 59 Berlin Staatskapelle, conductor Otmar Suitner


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Violin: Fritz Kreisler
Piano: Franz Rupp
Unknown: Curtis Carme
Tenor: John McCormacK
Tenor: Fritz Kreisler
Conductor: Walter B Rogers
Accordion: Joe Ranagan
Accordion: Mike Flanagan
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Fritz Kreisler
Piano: Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor: Otmar Suitner

: Morning Performance

Cheltenham Festival 2003
Chris de Souza introduces a concert by the Goldner Quartet from Australia, live from the Pittville Pump Room.
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 33 No 5 (How Do You Do?)
Peter Scutthorpe String Quartet No 14
11.40 Twenty Minutes: Harmony and Invention By Rachel Stott.
5: No Opera without Soap. In which Henry Purcell, hoping to clean up on a brand-new opera, struggles to prevent it turning into a total washout.
For performers see Tuesday (R)
12.00 Ross Edwards Maninya No 2 Mozart String Quartet in E flat, K428


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Peter Scutthorpe
Unknown: Rachel Stott.
Unknown: Ross Edwards

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a recital given by pianist Davide Franceschetti. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny .
Schumann Piano Sonata No 2 in G minor, Op 22
Musorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition (R)


Pianist: Davide Franceschetti.
Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales -
The Best of Proms 2002
Presented by Martin Handley. Ravel Rapsodie Esagnole Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Debussy Première Rapsodie
Ronald van Spaendonck (clarinet), conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Brahms Violin Concerto in D
James Ehnes , conductor Richard Hickox Sibelius The Swan ofTuonela (Legends, Op 22); Symphony No 1
Conductor Joseph Swensen


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: James Ehnes
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Joseph Swensen

: Jazz Legends

Eddie Harris. Julian Joseph selects recordings by the American saxophonist, including live footage with pianist Les McCann, experiments with electronics in the 1970s and Harris's best-known work Freedom Jazz Dance.


Unknown: Eddie Harris.
Unknown: Julian Joseph

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Proms 2003

The First Night of the Proms
Live from the Royal Albert Hal London.
The 109th Prom season is launched on a grand scale with the oratorio version of Prokofiev's film score for Eisenstein's expressionist masterpiece Ivan the Terrible. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Simon Russell Beale (narrator),
Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo), James Rutherford (baritone), Lang Lang (piano), BBC National Chorus of Wales,
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Shostakovich Festive Overture
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Proms Talk
Stephanie Hughes talks to tonight's soloist Lang Lang , conductor Leonard Slatkin and the Proms director, Nicholas Kenyon.
8.40 Prokofiev, arr Stassevich Oratorio: Ivan the Terrible
Also broadcast on BBC2 Repeated on Monday at 2pm Unbuttoned musicfest: page 109


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Narrator: Simon Russell Beale
Narrator: Irina Tchistyakova
Baritone: James Rutherford
Baritone: Lang Lang
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Talks: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Lang Lang
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Director: Nicholas Kenyon.

: Night Waves

Paul Allen considers the life and work of war artist Paul Nash. He also talks to
Henry Goodman about playing Richard III.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Artist: Paul Nash.
Unknown: Henry Goodman
Unknown: Richard Iii.

: Andy Kershaw

Featuringa concert by desert-blues guitarist Ali Farka Toure , from the Festival in the Desert held in northern Mali last January.


Guitarist: Ali Farka Toure

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents further highlights from the Freedom of the City festival, which took place in May at Conway Hall, London, and featured acoustic and electroacoustic ensembles performing at the cutting edge of contemporary free music.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Handel Tamerlano
(complete performance) 4.00 Gallot Lute Pieces in F minor 4.15 Debussy Prélude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune 4.25 Sibelius Three Songs for American Schools
4.30 Grainger 0 DannyBoy 4.35
Henriques Air for strings 4.45 Bohm Jesu Du BistAllzu Schone 5.00 JCF Fischer
Suite in D minor, Op 1 No 4 5.10 Jose de Torres Cantada al Santisimo Afectos
Amantes 5.20 John Wilbye Draw On Sweet Night 5.25 Palestrina Salve
Regina 5.35 Robert deVisee Theorbo Suite in C minor 5 AS Kuldar Sink Ave
Maria; Pater Noster 5.55Gigout Toccata


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bohm Jesu
Unknown: du Bistallzu Schone
Unknown: John Wilbye
Unknown: Palestrina Salve

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