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: The Beethoven Experience

7.00 10.00 With Penny Gore. Including:
Beethoven Grenadier March for mechanical clock, H107 Simon Preston (organ) Primo Amore , Wo092
Hanne-Lore Kuhse (soprano), Berlin Staatskapelle , conductor Arthur Apelt Rondo in B flat, Wo06
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Music to Freidrich Duncker 's play: Leonore Prohaska, Wo096
Karoline Eichhorn (narrator), Sylvia McNair
(soprano), Sascha Reckert (glass harmonica), Marie-Pierre Langlamet (harp), Berlin Radio Choir,
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Piano Sonata in E flat, WoO47 No 1 (Kurfursten)
Emil Gilels
Violin Sonata in A, Op 30 No 1 Isaac Stern ,
Eugene Istomin (piano)
Trio in C for two oboes and cor anglais, Op 87 Berlin Philharmonic Winds String Trio in G, Op 9 No 1 L'Archibudelli


Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Primo Amore
Soprano: Hanne-Lore Kuhse
Conductor: Berlin Staatskapelle
Conductor: Arthur Apelt
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Freidrich Duncker
Narrator: Sylvia McNair
Soprano: Sascha Reckert
Harp: Marie-Pierre Langlamet
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Violin: Emil Gilels
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Piano: Eugene Istomin

: Beethoven

With Rob Cowan. Including:
Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (Pathetigue)
Rudolf Firkusny
Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus, Op 43 Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen
Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 30 No 2 Erica Morini , Rudolf Firkusny (piano) Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor Rudolf Firkusny , Philharmonia, conductor Walter Susskind
String Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Razumovsky) Lener Quartet Introduced by Peter Cropper.


Unknown: Rudolf Firkusny
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Unknown: Erica Morini
Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Unknown: Rudolf Firkusny
Conductor: Walter Susskind
Introduced By: Peter Cropper.

: With Sarah Walker. Including:

Beethoven Three Marches, Op 45
Jorg Demus and Norman Shetier (piano duet) Symphony No 4 in B flat
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conducted and introduced by Kurt Masur.
Cello Sonata No 2 in G minor, Op 5 No 2
Mischa Maisky (cello), Martha Argerich (piano)
Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme, Op 35 (Eroica) Alfred Brendel (piano) Piano Quartet in C, Wo036 No 3 Christoph Eschenbach (piano), members of the Amadeus Quartet Piano Trio in C minor, Op I No 3 Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Jacqueline du Pre (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Variations on Kind, willst du ruhig schlafen from Winter's Das unterbrochene Opferfest, Wo075 Gianluca Cascioli (piano) Violin Concerto in D
ItzhakPerlman, Philharmonia, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
Choral Evensong is on Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: Jorg Demus
Piano: Norman Shetier
Introduced By: Kurt Masur.
Cello: Mischa Maisky
Cello: Martha Argerich
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Christoph Eschenbach
Violin: Pinchas Zukerman
Violin: Jacqueline du Pre
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Piano: Gianluca Cascioli

: L

Sean Rafferty presents a programme of Beethoven's chamber music, including:
Beethoven Piano Sonata in D, Op 10 No 3; Piano Sonata in G, Op 14 No 2; Bagatelles, Op 119 John Lill (piano)
Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
Chloe Hanslip , Roderick Chadwick (piano) Cello Sonata No 1 in F, Op 5 No 1, Cello Sonata No 3 in A, Op 69
Pieter Wispelwey , Dejan Lazic (piano)


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Piano: John Lill
Unknown: Chloe Hanslip
Piano: Roderick Chadwick
Unknown: Pieter Wispelwey
Piano: Dejan Lazic

: Petroc Trelawny

introduces a performance of one of the larger works of Beethoven's late period, and certainly considered by the composer to be one of his greatest achievements. It was originally intended for the installation of Archduke Rudolph as archbishop of Olmutz (Olomouc) in Moravia in 1820, but not performed in full until 1824.
Beethoven Mass in D, Op 123 (Missa Solemnis) Edda Moser (soprano), Hanna Schwarz (mezzo), Rene Kollo (tenor), Kurt Moll (bass), Hilversum Radio Chorus, Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Archduke Rudolph
Soprano: Edda Moser
Soprano: Hanna Schwarz
Tenor: Rene Kollo
Tenor: Kurt Moll
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: With Fiona Talkington.

Music includes:
Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op 134 (arr Beethoven) Jorg Demus and Norman Shetler (piano duet)
Symphony No 1 in C London Classical Players, conducted by Roger Norrington , who also introduces the work.
Piano Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein)
Performed and introduced by Alfred Brendel. Allegro and Minuet in G, Wo026
Patrick Gallois and Jean-Pierre Rampal (flutes) String Quartet in F Op 135 Busch Quartet Introduced by Peter Cropper. Piano Sonata in A, Op 101
Performed and introduced by Alfred Brendel. Symphony No 4 in B flat
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Rene Leibowitz
Introduced by Roger Norrington.


Unknown: Beethoven Grosse Fuge
Unknown: Jorg Demus
Piano: Norman Shetler
Conducted By: Roger Norrington
Introduced By: Alfred Brendel.
Unknown: Patrick Gallois
Flutes: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Introduced By: Peter Cropper.
Introduced By: Alfred Brendel.
Conductor: Rene Leibowitz
Introduced By: Roger Norrington.

: With Susan Sharpe.

Music includes:
Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Introduced by Roger Norrington.
Incidental music: The Consecration of the House, Op 124 and Op 113 Arleen Auger and Sylvia McNair (sopranos), Klaus Hirte (baritone), Franz Crass (bass), Berlin Radio Choir, Berlin RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin PO, conductors Bernhard Klee and Claudio Abbado Germania, Wo094
Gerald Finley (baritone), BBC Singers, BBC
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Themes and Variations on Ten National Airs, Op 107 (conclusion)
Patrick Gallois (flute), Cecile Licad (piano)
Twelve Variations in A on a Russian Dance from Wranitzky's Das Waldmadchen , WoO71 Alfred Brendel (piano)
Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 90 Charles Rosen String Quintet in E flat, Op 4
Jan Stros (viola), Suk Ouartet
Piano Sonata in F, Op 54 Tatiana Nikolaeva String Quartet in F Op 18 No I Smetana Quartet
Piano Concerto in D, Op 61a (arr of violin concerto) Peter Serkin , New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa
For full broadcast details of The Beethoven Experience, and the chance to listen to everything again for the next seven days, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/beethoven


Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Introduced By: Roger Norrington.
Unknown: Arleen Auger
Sopranos: Sylvia McNair
Sopranos: Klaus Hirte
Bass: Franz Crass
Conductors: Bernhard Klee
Conductors: Claudio Abbado
Baritone: Gerald Finley
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Flute: Patrick Gallois
Flute: Cecile Licad
Unknown: Das Waldmadchen
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Charles Rosen
Viola: Jan Stros
Unknown: Tatiana Nikolaeva
Unknown: Peter Serkin
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa

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