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: Morning on 3

This week Penny Gore illuminates certain pieces of music with some of the more entertaining examples of musical criticism contained within Nicolas Slonimsky 's Lexicon of Musical Invective.
7.00-8.30: Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV1043 Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), ECO, director Salvatore Accardo (violin) Copland El Salon Mexico
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein Wagner Overture: Tannhauser
Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.30-10.00: Bartok Rhapsody No 1
Janos Starker (cello), Gyorgy Sebok (paino) Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor Scottish
Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras Schumann Allegro in B minor, Op 8 Maurizio Pollini (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Nicolas Slonimsky
Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Cello: Gyorgy Sebok
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Schumann Allegro
Piano: Maurizio Pollini

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. Featuring Bax symphonies and recordings by Leonard Bernstein. Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.05 Bax Symphony No 1
LPO, conductor Myer Fredman
10.40 Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 103 Amadeus Quartet
10.50 Bach In Deepest Grief, Here Sit We Weeping (St Matthew Passion, BWV244)
Collegiate Chorale, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
11.00 Schubert Andantino Varie , D823
Sviatoslav Richter and Benjamin Britten (piano duet)
11.10 Copland Symphony No 3
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein.
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Myer Fredman
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Schubert Andantino Varie
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Humphrey Burton

: Composer of the Week: LeonardBernstein (1918-90) - the Broadway Shows

With Humphrey Burton.
1/5. "That is what I feel I write best, what I ought to do and what I most enjoy"
(Bernstein, 1953). This week Leonard Bernstein 's biographer Humphrey Burton introduces highlights of the composer's music for
Broadway. With excerpts from the Jerome Robbins ballet Fancy Free (1944), the musical On the Town (1944) and the 1950 production of JM Barrie's play Peter Pan , for which Bernstein wrote the songs. With contributions from, among others, Betty Comden and Adolph Green , Bernstein's collaborators and lifelong friends.
Repeated from yesterday at 12 midnight
Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Burton.
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Introduces: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Jerome Robbins
Unknown: Peter Pan
Unknown: Betty Comden
Unknown: Adolph Green
Unknown: Humphrey Burton

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from London's Wigmore Hall, presented by Sean Rafferty. Paul Lewis (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 31 No 3; Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata)
See also Barenboim on Beethoven tonight at 7.05pm on BBC4, and Beethoven on Friday at 9pm on BBC2
John Suchet on his love of Beethoven: page 32

Contributors

Presented By: Sean Rafferty.
Piano: Paul Lewis
Unknown: John Suchet

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
This week featuring performances of Bernstein's music and of key works that he premiered or championed. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Wagner Prelude: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Strauss Don Quixote Scott Dickinson (viola), Bruno Weinmeister (cello), conductor Heinrich Schiff
Mahler Symphony No 4 LynneDawson (soprano), conductor Osmo Vanska

Contributors

Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Cello: Bruno Weinmeister
Conductor: Heinrich Schiff

: Stage and Screen

Bernstein Season
Tommy Pearson and Edward Seckerson discuss Bernstein's On the Town, Candide, Trouble in Tahiti and West Side Story as stage works, and in their adaptations for TV and cinema. Plus Bernstein's one-and-only film score, On the Waterfront.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Oueen Margaret Drive. Glasgow G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk
Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Humphrey Burton

: In Tune

An update of news from the arts world, with studio guests and a selection of music, with Sean Rafferty.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Bernstein Season
The first in a week of concerts celebrating the life and music of Leonard Bernstein. Recorded in March at St David's Hall,
Cardiff. Presented by Tommy Pearson and Humphrey Burton.
Sarah Nicolls (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Eric Stern Bernstein Divertimento
John Adams The Chairman Dances Rosza Theme, Variations and Finale Bernstein Overture: Candide;
Symphony No 2 (The Age of Anxiety)
Humphrey Burton on Bernstein: page 121

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Bernstein.
Presented By: Tommy Pearson
Presented By: Humphrey Burton.
Piano: Sarah Nicolls
Conductor: Eric Stern
Conductor: Bernstein Divertimento
Conductor: John Adams
Unknown: Humphrey Burton

: Mark-Anthony Turnage

True Life Stories Ian Brown (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Ian Brown

: Night Waves

Africa Lives on the BBC
Is the current focus on Africa in the arts and media succeeding in slipping the shackles of traditional European ways of thinking about the continent, or is our viewpoint still influenced by the ideas that grew alongside 19th-century colonialism? Philip Dodd chairs a discussion. Producer Ariane Koek

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Late Junction

Tracks from Michael Nyman 's new album The Piano Sings, plus Interludes for prepared piano by John Cage , and a piece for piano and traditional Thai ensemble played by Fong Naam. Introduced by Shaheera Asante.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Nyman
Unknown: John Cage
Played By: Fong Naam.
Introduced By: Shaheera Asante.

: Composer of the Week:Bernstein - the Broadway Shows

2/5. Humphrey Burton presents more music from Bernstein's Broadway years, including excerpts from the one-act opera Trouble in Tahiti (1952), a study in domestic discord composed on his honeymoon, and Wonderful Town (1953), a nostalgic evocation of New York's Greenwich Village in the swing era, starring
Rosalind Russell. Guests include Seymour Lipkin , who conducted the premiere of Tahiti, and producer Harold Prince who worked as a stage manager on Wonderful Town. Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Rosalind Russell.
Unknown: Seymour Lipkin
Producer: Harold Prince

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Schubert Wind Octet in F, D803 1.55 Mahler Symphony No 6 3.15 Martinu Four Madrigals 3.25
Zeljenka Capriccio for piano 3.30 Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op 43
4.00 Oskar Lindberq Morgonen ; Man Borde Inte Sova
4.05 Suppe Overture: Light Cavalry
4.15 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K545 4.35 Abel Symphony in E, Op 10 No 14.45 Hummel Rondo
5.00 Sauguet La Nuit 5.10 Faure Nocturne in B minor, Op 97 5.15 O'Neill La Belle Dame sans Merci
5.40 Szymanowski Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor
5.45 Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage 6.00 A Thomas 0 Vin , Dissipe Ma Tristesse (Hamlet) 6.05 Ernst Fabritius Violin Concerto
6.35 Chopin Rondo a la Mazur in F, Op 5
6.40 Maurice Suite: Tableaux de Provence

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Zeljenka Capriccio
Unknown: Oskar Lindberq Morgonen
Unknown: Borde Inte Sova
Unknown: Hummel Rondo
Unknown: Thomas 0 Vin
Unknown: Chopin Rondo








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