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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
J Strauss (son), arrSchoenberg Kaiserwalzer, Op 437
Lyon National Opera Soloists
6.45 Vivaldi Concerto in Fforthree violins, RV551 IIGiardinoArmonico, director Giovanni Antonini
7.00 Weber Overture: DerFreischutz
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
7.35 Korngold Baby Serenade, Op 24 North West German PO, conductor Werner Andreas Albert
8.00 Mozart Variations on Ah, Vois Dirai-Je, Maman, K265 Andre Previn (piano)
8.40 Tchaikovsky Ballet Suite: The Nutcracker
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Zubin Mehta


Director: Giovanni Antonini
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Conductor: Werner Andreas Albert
Piano: Andre Previn
Conductor: Zubin Mehta

: Composer of the Week: Medtner

With the end of the Second World War,
Medtner could pick up the threads of his life again, although a recently discovered heart condition made his performing career look doubtul. However, he went on to compose his Sonate-Ballade, which he was later given the opportunityto record by his benefactor. Donald Macleod introduces this and his last and most deeply felt work - his Piano Quintet.
When Roses Fade; The Muse (Poems of Pushkin, Op 36)
Elizabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano) accompanied by the Composer (piano) Sonate-Ballade
Geoffrey Tozer (piano)
Piano Quintet, Op
Posth Dmitri Alexeev , New Budapest Quartet (R)


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Elizabeth Schwarzkopf
Piano: Geoffrey Tozer
Unknown: Posth Dmitri Alexeev

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Machaut Douce Dame Jolie
Hugues Cuenod (tenor)
10.04 Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 Clifford Curzon , National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Boyd Neel
10.30 Listener Request:
Dittersdorf String Quartet No 6 in A Franz Schubert Quartet
10.46 Mendelssohn Woe Unto Them
(Elijah, Part 1) Kathleen Ferrier (mezzo), Boyd Neel String Orchestra, conductor Boyd Neel
10.49 Machaut Tels Rit au Main; De Tout Sui Si Confortee; Je Puis Trop Bien Members of Pro Musica Antiqua:
Elisabeth Verlooy (soprano),
Jeanne Deroubaix (alto), director Safford Cape


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Clifford Curzon
Conductor: Boyd Neel
Unknown: Kathleen Ferrier
Unknown: Boyd Neel
Unknown: MacHaut Tels Rit
Soprano: Elisabeth Verlooy
Soprano: Jeanne Deroubaix

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival Sandy Burnett presents another performance by members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, live from the Queen's Hall. Wagner Siegfried-Idyll
11.30 Twenty Minutes: Whistler in Glasgow David Stenhouse examines why the centenary of American artist James McNeill Whistler is being marked particularly in Glasgow.
11.50 Schubert Octet in F, D803


Unknown: Wagner Siegfried-Idyll
Artist: James McNeill Whistler
Unknown: Schubert Octet

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Buxton Festival
Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans and Swedish mezzo Katarina Karneus join forces with pianist Michael Pollock in a recital of Romantic songs and duets, recorded last month during the 25th Buxton Festival.
Introduced by Petroc Trelawny.
Schubert Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118; NurWerdieSehnsuchtKennt, D310; Seligkeit, D433
Berlioz Le Spectre de la Rose; L 'lie Inconnue (Les Nuits d'Ete)
Brahms Am Strande, Op 66 No 3; Die Schwestern, Op 61 No 1
Faure Au Bord de I'Eau, Op 8 No 1; Automne, Op 18 No 3
Strauss Allerseelen, Op 10 No 8; Zueignung, Op 10 No 1
Rossini La Pesca; La Regata Veneziana (Les Soirées Musicales)


Soprano: Rebecca Evans
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Pianist: Michael Pollock
Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny.

: BBC Proms 2003

Another chance to hear Monday's Prom. Introduced by Martin Handley.
Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo), Detlef Roth (baritone), London Philharmonic Choir, Crouch End Festival Chorus,
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Daniele Gatti
Strauss Tod und Verklarung Mahler Ruckert-Lieder
Prokofiev Cantata: Alexander Nevsky


Introduced By: Martin Handley.
Introduced By: Ekaterina Gubanova
Baritone: Detlef Roth
Conductor: Daniele Gatti
Conductor: Strauss Tod

: Jazz Legends

Mel Lewis. Recordings by the American drummerwho worked with Stan Kenton ,
Art Pepper and Terry Gibbs and from 1965 co-led a big band with trumpeter Thad Jones , selected by Julian Joseph and percussionist Paul Clarvis. (R)


Unknown: Mel Lewis.
Unknown: Stan Kenton
Unknown: Terry Gibbs
Unknown: Thad Jones
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Paul Clarvis.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. A second appearance at the Proms for these two Swedish choirs , this time in the monumental
Requiemto German biblical texts, composed by Brahms in response to the deaths of his mother and of Schumann. Plus Mozart's penultimate symphony, which Schumann described as a model of "Grecian lightness and grace". Presented by Paul Guinery.
Miah Persson (soprano), Peter Mattei (baritone), Swedish Radio Choir,
Eric Ericson Choir , Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Manfred Honeck
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
8.05 Twenty Minutes: Latema Magica
By Ingmar Bergman. Alec McCowen reads from the Swedish film-maker's memoirs.
8.25 Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Soprano: Miah Persson
Soprano: Peter Mattei
Unknown: Eric Ericson Choir
Conductor: Manfred Honeck
Unknown: Ingmar Bergman.
Unknown: Alec McCowen

: Andy Kershaw

Andy Kershaw presents a session of new material from the new "king of honky tonk" from Alabama, guitarist Dale Watson.


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Guitarist: Dale Watson.

: Jazz on 3

Drew Gress Quartet
Jez Nelson presents another chance to hear a concert from the Vortex in London by New Yorkjazzers Drew Gress (double bass), Tom Rainey (drums), Tim Berne
(saxophone) and CraigTaborn (piano). (R)


Bass: Tom Rainey
Unknown: Tim Berne

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
A concert of excerpts from operas by Rossini, Donizetti, Berlioz, Bizet and Massenet.
2.35 Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364 3.05 JM Kraus String Quartet No 4 in D 3.20 Brahms Intermezzo in E flat minor, Op 118 No 6
3.25 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C
4.05 Puccini Sola Perduta Abbandonata
(Manon Lescaut)
4.10 Telemann Trio in G for viola dagamba and harpsichord (Essercizii Musici)
4.20 Mendelssohn Hear My Prayer
4.30 Chaminade Automne, Op 35 No 2
4.40 Sibelius Autumn Evening, Op 38 No 1
4.50 Lipinski Overture in D
5.00 Bizet Parle-Moi de Ma Mere
5.10 CPE Bach Harpsichord Sonata in A minor, Wq49
5.25 Ferdinand III Chi Volge Ne la Mente
5.35 Faure Pavane in F minor, Op 50 (transcr and arr for harmonica)


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Bizet Parle-Moi

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