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: Morning on

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs Benny Goodman (clarinet), Columbia Jazz Combo conducted by the Composer Vaughan Williams Household Music Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
8.00-9.00: Brahms Capriccio in B minor, Op 76 No 2; Intermezzo in A flat, Op 76 No 3 Tamas Vasary (piano) Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata) Hagen Quartet
9.00-10.00: Haydn Keyboard Concerto in C, H XVIII 8 Albert de Klerk (organ), Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra, conductor Andre Rieu Falla Quatro Piezas Espariolas Alicia de Larrocha (piano)

Contributors

Clarinet: Benny Goodman
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Brahms Capriccio
Unknown: Albert de Klerk

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Copland Suite: Appalachian Spring Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10.27 Listener Request:
Guiffre The Train and the River The Jimmy Guiffre Three
10.31 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
11.26 Vaughan Williams
Toward the Unknown Region
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Sargent
11.40 Dvorak Bagatelle , Op 4 7 No 5 Rudolph Firkusny (harmonium), Juilliard Quartet
11.45 Rossini Overture: L 'Italiana in Algieri London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Jimmy Guiffre
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Conductor: Dvorak Bagatelle
Unknown: Rudolph Firkusny
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Composer of the Week: Mozart - the Late Symphonies

With Donald Macleod.
4: Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
Around 1786 Mozart's popularity with the Viennese public had begun to wane, and by June 1788 he was in serious financial trouble. This was partly due to his own mismanagement of his financial affairs, but also because the war between the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Turks was a huge drain on resources that had an immediate impact on sponsorship of the arts. Mozart's health was beginning to fail and his six-month-old daughter died. No wonder then that the symphony in G minor reflects a mood of tragic restlessness. Piano Trio in E, K542 (Istmvt) London Fortepiano Trio
Canons: Lacrimoso Son 70, K555; 0 Du EselhafterPeierll, K560; Caro Bell 'ldol Mio, K562; Bona Nox! Bist a Rechta Ox, K561 Chorus Viennensis, conductor Uwe Christian Harrer/Concentus Vocalis, conductor Guido Mancusi
Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, director Frans Bruggen
Repeated Wednesday at 12 midnight

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Caro Bell
Unknown: Bona Nox
Conductor: Uwe Christian

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

SchwarzenbergSchubertiade
Presented by Fiona Talkington. Sine Nomine Quartet
Schubert StringQuartet in C minor, D703 (Quartettsatz);
String Quartet in G, D887

Contributors

Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Schubert Stringquartet

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Petroc Trelawny presents music by South American composers. And a top American composer conducts Ravel.
Ravel Alborada del Gracioso
Conductor John Adams
Villa Lobos Ballet: Uirapuru Mignone Festas das Igrejas
Edlno Krieger Passacaglia fora New Millennium
Guarnieri Symphony No 2 Conductor John Neschling

Contributors

Conductor: John Adams
Unknown: Edlno Krieger Passacaglia
Conductor: John Neschling

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson with music about an Australian frog and Scott Joplin 's The Entertainer.

Contributors

Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson
Unknown: Scott Joplin

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Vivian Dunn conducts the Light Music Society Orchestra in Roger Quilter 's
Children's Overture, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the composer's death. There's also music by Clive Richardson , Franz Lehar and Bob Docker , and a Cole Porter Fantasy from George Melachrino and his orchestra.

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian Dunn
Unknown: Roger Quilter
Music By: Clive Richardson
Music By: Franz Lehar
Music By: Bob Docker
Unknown: George Melachrino

: In Tune

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

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Edinburgh International Festival 2003 The first oftwo concerts, recorded at the Usher Hall last month, featuring Brahms's complete symphonies and piano concertos. And Sandy Burnett talks to Charles Mackerras about his unique approach to the music.
Christian Zacharias (piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor; Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor; Symphony No 4 in E minor Continued tomorrow at 7pm

Contributors

Talks: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Piano: Christian Zacharias
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Night Waves

The growing world crisis caused by the drive for maximum food production at minimum cost is the topic of discussion for
Philip Dodd and his guests, including Colin Tudge , whose book So Shall We Reap argues that "enlightened agriculture" is the way to stop the rot. But can current agricultural practice be changed without rejecting the benefits brought by both science and the "free" market? Producer Aasiya Lodhi

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Colin Tudge
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington with more music from the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris. Plus tracks from John Zorn 's CD The Big Gundown, inspired by the music of Ennio Morricone.

Contributors

Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: John Zorn
Unknown: Ennio Morricone.

: Composer of the Week: 60thAnniversary Edition

With Donald Macleod.
Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein Cage Tossed As It Is Untroubled Joshua Pierce (prepared piano) Rodgers Oklahoma (Oklahoma!)
Alfred Drake (singer) and the cast of the original Broadway production
Ellington Come Sunday (Suite: Black, Brown and Beige) Mahalia Jackson
(singer), Duke Ellington and his Orchestra Copland Ballet: Appalachian Spring
Orpheus Chamber Ensemble Rptdfrom Friday

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Joshua Pierce
Singer: Alfred Drake
Singer: Mahalia Jackson

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Pancho Vladigerov Rapsodie Bulgare, Op 16 (Vardar); Piano Concerto No 3 ;
Elegie dautomne, Op 15; Ouverture de Concert, Op 27 2.05 Dvorak Stabat
Mater 3.25 Mendelssohn Cello Sonata
No 1 in B flat, Op 45 3.50 Crusell Clarinet Concerto No 1 in E flat 4.10 Telemann
Trio Sonata in A minor 4.20 Schutz Cosi
Morir Debb 'lo; D'Orrida Selce Alpina
4.30 Kuula Sorrow, Op 2 No 2
4.40 A Gabriell Ricercar Settimo Tono
4.50 Gigout Toccata 4.55 Bach, orch
Schoenberg Chorale Prelude: Komm, Gott Schopfer. HeiligerGeist, BWV631
5.00 Raitio The Maids on the Headlands
5.05 Smetana Sonata Movement in E minor for two pianos (eight hands)
5.15 Haydn Violin Concerto in C, H Vila 1
5.35 Finger Recorder Sonata in G
5.40 Noskowski The Steppes, Op 66
6.00 Heinichen Se Mai, Tirsi, Mio Bene
(Clori e Tirsi) 6.20 Rangstrom Partita for violin and orchestra 6.35 Schumann
Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op 26

Contributors

Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Dvorak Stabat
Unknown: Schutz Cosi
Unknown: Morir Debb
Unknown: Gott Schopfer.
Unknown: Mio Bene








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