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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Bach Singet dem Herrn ein Neues Lied, BWV225 Netherlands Chamber Choir, conductor Ton Koopman
6.50 Chopin Introduction and Polonaise Brillante in C, Op 3 Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Martha Argerich (piano)
7.00 Beethoven Overture: Coriolan Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
7.40 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Ensemble InterContemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez
8.00 Villa-Lobus A Prole do Bebe: Suite Nol Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
8.50Smetana Overture: The Bartered Bride Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Schippers


Unknown: Penny Gore.
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Conductor: Polonaise Brillante
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Cello: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin

: Composer of the Week: Medtner

Despite his resolve not to become a concert pianist, Nicolas Medtner spent much of his life giving concerts around
Europe and America - it was the only way he could get his own works played. Today Donald Macleod discusses some compositions that drew the praise of Rachmaninov and the hostility of critics. Fairy Tale, Op 51 No 1
Performed by the Composer (piano)
Before Work; At the Anvil (Hymns in Praise of Toil, Nos 1 and 2) Geoffrey Tozer (piano) Winter Evening, Op 13 Nol: Spanish
Romance (Pushkin Poems, Op 36 No 4) Zara Dolukhanova (mezzo), Nina Svetlanova (piano)
Piano Concerto No 1 Dmitri Alexeev , BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Titov (R)


Pianist: Nicolas Medtner
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Geoffrey Tozer
Unknown: Zara Dolukhanova
Piano: Nina Svetlanova
Unknown: Dmitri Alexeev
Conductor: Alexander Titov

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Machaut Hoquetus David Sour Cream
10.04 Britten Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge , Op 10 Boyd Neel String Orchestra, conductor Boyd Neel
10.28 Machaut Ma Fin Est Mon
Commencement Hilliard Ensemble, director Paul Hillier
10.35 Listener Request: Haydn Symphony No 4 7 in G Vienna Chamber Orchestra, conductor Ernst Maerzendorfer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Frank Bridge
Unknown: Boyd Neel
Director: Paul Hillier
Conductor: Ernst Maerzendorfer

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival
Sandy Burnett introduces a recital by Radio 3 New Generation Artist
Llyr Williams (piano), live from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh.
Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D959
Schumann Faschingsschwankaus Wien , Op 26
12.05 Twenty Minutes: Thebans
Scottish dramatist and poet Liz Lochhead speaks to Muriel Gray in this personal and revealing profile of a writer at home.
Lochead reads from her poetry and from her Greek tragedy translation, Thebans.
12.25 Liszt Légende No 1 (St Francois d'Assise: la Prédication aux Oiseaux);
Consolation No 3; Hungarian Rhapsody No 12 in C sharp minor


Introduces: Sandy Burnett
Artist: Llyr Williams
Unknown: Schumann Faschingsschwankaus Wien
Unknown: Liz Lochhead
Unknown: Muriel Gray

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Harmonie at St George's
Chris de Souza presents another concert in this wind ensemble series from Bristol.
London Winds: Philippa Davies and Helen Keen (flutes), Gareth Hulse and Katie Clemmow (oboes), Michael Collins and Barnaby Robson (clarinets), Robin O'Neal and Catherine Antcliff (bassoons), Nicholas Reader (contra-bassoon),
Richard Watkins , Peter Blake ,
Richard Clewes and Nicholas Woldencroft (horns), director Michael Collins
Strauss Serenade , Op 7
Gounod Petite Symphonie in B flat Strauss Suite , Op 4


Unknown: Philippa Davies
Flutes: Gareth Hulse
Flutes: Katie Clemmow
Oboes: Michael Collins
Clarinets: Barnaby Robson
Clarinets: Robin O'Neal
Clarinets: Catherine Antcliff
Bassoons: Nicholas Reader
Unknown: Richard Watkins
Unknown: Peter Blake
Unknown: Richard Clewes
Horns: Nicholas Woldencroft
Director: Michael Collins
Director: Strauss Serenade
Unknown: Strauss Suite

: BBC Proms 2003

Another chance to hear last Friday's Prom. Introduced by Martin Handley. Stephen Kovacevich (piano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nan Volkov
Ligeti San Francisco Polyphony
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C
Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Revised repeat from Friday


Introduced By: Martin Handley.
Piano: Stephen Kovacevich
Conductor: Nan Volkov

: Voices

Class War lain Burnside surveys the vexed world of class consciousness and snobbery, with songs by composers including Jacques Brel , Noël Coward, Campion, Blow, Wolf, Poulenc, Walton, and Lord Berners.


Unknown: Jacques Brel

: 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. One of Germany's leading chamber orchestras take to the stage with a terpsichorean programme - with the ballet music from Rameau's mythological opera Hippolyte etAricie and the Beethoven symphony described by Wagner as "the apotheosis of the dance". The versatile Russian violinist ViktoriaMullova is the soloist in Sibelius's brooding and highly virtuosic violin concerto, whose final movement has been likened to a "polonaise for polar bears".
Presented by Andrew McGregor. Viktoria Mullova (violin),
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie , Bremen, conductor Daniel Harding
Rameau Suite : Hippolyte etAricie Sibelius Violin Concerto
8.35 Twenty Minutes: New Nature
Writing A series of personal comment and fresh prose about the natural world. Markings. Written and read by Kathleen Jamie , who rambles around the cultural ecology of a Scottish glen.
8.55 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Andrew McGregor.
Violin: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Conductor: Daniel Harding
Conductor: Rameau Suite
Read By: Kathleen Jamie

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's selection include's
Francois Couperin 's organ mass "pourles Couverts de Religieux et Religieuses", excerpts from the new release from
Jamaican veteran Lee "Scratch" Perry, and Senegalese griot songs from Pape Kanoute. Plus vocal music from the Balkans, including Macedonian singer
Vaska Ilieva , Albanian songs from Gezim Ahmetaj , and Orthodox chant from the Bigor Monastery in Macedonia.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Francois Couperin
Unknown: Pape Kanoute.
Singer: Vaska Ilieva
Unknown: Gezim Ahmetaj

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Crusell Sinfonia Concertante in B flat, Op 3
12.35 Ravel Piano Concerto in G
1.00 Jordi Savall and Ton Koopman play a recital of music for viola da gamba and harpsichord byMarais, Sainte-Colombe, Bach, Couperin and Forqueray.
2.15 CPE Bach Concerto in E flat for harpsichord and piano, Wq47
2.35 Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) 3.10 Suk Mass in B flat
3.35 Grieg Norwegian Bridal March
(Pictures from Country Life, Op 19 No 2)
3.45 Bizet L 'Arlesienne: Suite No 1
4.10 Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor,
Op 9 No 2 4.20 Otto Dirtsch Overture: The Croatian Girl 4.30 Willaert Pater Noster
4.35 Brahms Rhapsody in G minor,
Op 79 No 2 4.45 Sorkocevic Symphony No 3 in D 4.50 August Enna Overture:
The Match Girl 5.00 Bernstein Overture:
Candide 5.05 Tart ini Movement for solo violin 5.15 Granados The Maiden and the Nightingale, Op 11 No4
5.30Fesch Concerto in G minor fortwo flutes, Op 5 No 2
5.35 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a (StAnthony)


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Jordi Savall
Unknown: Ton Koopman
Unknown: Brahms Rhapsody

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