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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Haydn Oboe Concerto in C, H Vllg Paul Goodwin (oboe), The English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
6.50 Handel Keyboard Suite No 2 in F, HWV427 Murray Perahia (piano)
7.00 Suppe Overture: La Pique Dame Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.35 Rimsky-Korsakov Ballet Suite: Mlada Philharmonia, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
8.00 Faure Dolly , Op 56 Katia and Marielle Labeque (piano, four hands)
8.40 Elgar The Wand of Youth: Suite No 2 LPO, conductor Adrian Boult


Oboe: Paul Goodwin
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: Faure Dolly
Piano: Marielle Labeque
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Composer of the Week: NicolasMedtner

(1880-1951). Donald Macleod introduces some of the songs recorded by Russian composer Nicolas Medtner in his twilight years, and then goes back to the beginning of Medtner's career.
12 Goethe Songs, Op 15 Nos 3,5, 7and8 Elizabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), accompanied bythe Composer (piano) Fairy Tale, Op 20 No
Nikolai Demidenko (piano) Violin Sonata No 1, Op 21
ManougParikian, Hamish Milne (piano) Piano Sonata, Op 22 Geoffrey Tozer Producer Deborah Preston (R)


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Nicolas Medtner
Soprano: Elizabeth Schwarzkopf
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Piano: Hamish Milne
Unknown: Geoffrey Tozer
Producer: Deborah Preston

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Featuring vocal works by Machautand performances conducted by Boyd Neel.
10.00 Machaut Dame, a Vous sans Retollir(Le Remede de Fortune) Emma Kirkby (soprano)
10.04 Handel Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op 6 No 3 Arnold Goldsborough
(harpsichord), Boyd Neel String Orchestra, conductor Boyd Neel
10.15 Machaut Amours Me Fait Desirer; Rose, Liz, Printemps, Verdure
Gothic Voices, director Christopher Page
10.25 Traditional The Last Rose of Summer Ada Alsop (soprano), Boyd Neel String Orchestra, conductor Boyd Neel
10.30 Listener Request: Mendelssohn Fantasia on The Last Rose of Summer, Op 15 Benjamin Frith (piano)
10.40 Vaughan Williams
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis Louis Willoughby and David Martin
(violins), Max Gilbert (viola), Peter Beavan (cello), Boyd Neel String Orchestra, conductor Boyd Neel


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conducted By: Boyd Neel.
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Harpsichord: Boyd Neel
Soprano: Ada Alsop
Soprano: Boyd Neel
Unknown: Mendelssohn Fantasia
Piano: Benjamin Frith
Piano: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Louis Willoughby
Violins: David Martin
Violins: Max Gilbert
Viola: Peter Beavan
Cello: Boyd Neel

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival
This year's Queen's Hall chamber music series at the Edinburgh Festival kicks off with a performance from members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Beethoven String Trio in C minor, Op 9 No 3 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581
12.00 Twenty Minutes: Travellers' Tales Author Chris Dolan paints a portrait of Scotland through the eyes of its visitors over the ages.
12.20 Mendelssohn Octet in E flat for strings, Op 20
EMAIL: edinburghon3@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Chris Dolan

: BBC Proms Chamber Music 2003

Live from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Presented by Christopher Cook. Alice Coote (mezzo), Julius Drake (piano) Haydn Arianna a Naxos, H XXVIb 2 Weir The Voice of Desire (BBC commission; first performance)
Wolf Im Fruhling; Urn Mitternacht; Denk Es 0 Seele; Abschied (Moricke Lieder) Strauss Heimliche Aufforderung ,
Op 2 7 No 3; Die Nacht, Op 10 No 3; Morgen!,Op27No4 Repeated Sunday 1pm


Unknown: Albert Museum
Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Presented By: Alice Coote
Piano: Julius Drake
Piano: Haydn Arianna
Unknown: Strauss Heimliche Aufforderung

: BBC Proms 2003

Another chance to hear last Thursday's Prom. Presented by Martin Handley. Heinrich Schiff (cello), BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nan Volkov Judith Weir The Welcome Arrival of Rain
Schumann Cello Concerto in A Minor Shostakovich Symphony No 10 Revised repeat from Thursday


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Cello: Heinrich Schiff
Conductor: Nan Volkov
Conductor: Judith Weir

: Stage and Screen

Reprise: David Raksin. Tommy Pearson in conversation with veteran film composer David Raksin , who became Chaplin's amanuensis on Modem Times. (R)


Unknown: David Raksin.
Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: David Raksin

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Louise Fryer.
Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo), Detlef Roth (baritone), London Philharmonic Choir, Crouch End Festival Chorus, RPO, conductor Daniele Gatti Strauss Tod und Verklarung Mahler Ruckert-Lieder
7.50 Twenty Minutes: Filming Nevsky
Why did Stalin commission Eisenstein to make Alexander Nevsky in 1938? Vanora Bennett delves into the politics behind this cinematic masterpiece, with critic
John Riley , Russian director Alexander Sokurov , and political historian Richard Taylor.
8.10 Prokofiev Cantata: Alexander Nevsky Repeated Friday 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Presented By: Ekaterina Gubanova
Baritone: Detlef Roth
Conductor: Daniele Gatti
Conductor: Strauss Tod
Unknown: Alexander Nevsky
Unknown: Vanora Bennett
Unknown: John Riley
Director: Alexander Sokurov
Unknown: Richard Taylor.
Unknown: Alexander Nevsky

: Stalin: Pride of His People

Stalin died 50 years ago. Historian Catherine Merridale travels to the communist dictator's homeland of Tbilisi and Gori in Georgia to witness the wide variety of reactions his memory provokes - and how the Georgians' worst ever torturer can also be considered by some to be the pride of his people. Producer Tim Dee (R)


Unknown: Catherine Merridale
Producer: Tim Dee

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Texan fiddler Mark O'Connor , who in recent years has been increasingly involved in fusing country and classical styles and forms, performs his new violin concerto. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Mark O'Connor (violin),
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Kenneth Sillito
Penderecki Sinfonietta for strings
Mark O'Connor Violin Concerto No 6 (Old Brass) (first performance) Bartok Divertimento


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Mark O'Connor
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Violin: Mark O'Connor
Unknown: St Martin
Director: Kenneth Sillito
Director: Penderecki Sinfonietta
Violin: Mark O'Connor

: Piano Miniatures

Leslie Howard plays a selection of Liszt's piano music. See also Thursday 11.25pm


Unknown: Leslie Howard

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Strauss Suite in B flat for winds, Op 4
12.30 Balakirev Islamey 12.40 JM Kraus Sinfonie in D 1.00 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K589 Mendelssohn String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 13
1.55 Bruckner Te Deum in C 2.20 Bliss Cello Concerto 2.50 EJ Moeran Phyllida andCorydon 3.20 JH Roman Suite: Royal Wedding Music (excerpts) 3.40 Bach Viola da Gamba Sonata No 3 in G minor,
BWV1029 3.55 Dvorak Legend No 4 in C, Op 59 4.00 Sibelius The Oarsman
4.05 Tartini Violin Sonata No 6 (Senti Lo Mare) 4.10 Lassus Christe Dei Soboles; Accipe Daque Mihi 4.20 Prokofiev Waltz Suite 4.30 Schubert An die Musik, D54 7
4.35 Vivaldi Sonata in C for oboe and violin, RV779 4.50 Suk Elegy, Op 23
5.00 Sibelius The Swan ofTuonela
5.05 Villa-Lobos Song of the Black Swan
5.10 Saint-Saens Le Cygne (Le Carnaval des Animaux) 5.15 Raitio The Swans, Op 15 5.25 Erkel Swan Song
5.30 Gombert Benedicto Mensae
5.40 Wagner Overture: Tannhauser


Unknown: John Shea.

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