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: Morning on 3

This week Sandy Burnett features a selection of piano music by Schumann and works inspired by characters from the commedia dell'arte.
7.00 8.30 : Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia Bavarian RSO, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Schumann Papillons , OP2 Wilhelm Kempff (piano) Boyce Trio Sonata No 5 in D Collegium Musicum 90
8.30 10.00 : Stravinsky Octet London
Sinfonietta, conductor Riccardo Chailly Schumann Carnaval, Op 9 Andrei Gavrilov (piano) Haydn Symphony No 101 in D (Clock) Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, conductor Frans Bruggen


Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Schumann Papillons
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly Schumann
Piano: Andrei Gavrilov
Conductor: Frans Bruggen

: CD Masters

This week Rob Cowan features Tchaikovsky orchestral suites and recordings by tenor John McCormack.
Handel Come, My Beloved (Atalanta, Act I) Mozart II Mio Tesoro (Don Giovanni , Act 2)
John McCormack (tenor) with unnamed pianist


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Tenor: John McCormacK.
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Tenor: John McCormacK

: Tchaikovsky

Suite No 1 in D
New York PO, conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos


Conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos

: Beethoven

Violin Sonata in D, Op 12 No I
Henryk Szeryng , Gary Grafmann (piano)
11.00 Bantock Love 's Secret
Irish tradition, arr Milligan Fox By the Shortcut to the Rosses
Barker The Irish Emigrant John McCormack
(tenor), unnamed pianist, orchestra and conductor


Unknown: Henryk Szeryng
Piano: Gary Grafmann
Piano: Bantock Love
Unknown: Milligan Fox
Tenor: John McCormacK

: Biber

Partita No 3 in A (Harmonia
Artificiosa-Ariosa) Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel


Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel

: Listener request:

Vierne Symphony No 2 (Allegro Risoluto; Scherzo; Final) Pierre Cochereau (organ)


Unknown: Pierre Cochereau

: Tchaikovsky

Intermezzo (Suite No 1)
USSR SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov


Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov

: Verdi

Bella Figlia dellamore (Rigoletto, Act 3)
New SO, conductor Landon Ronald


Unknown: Bella Figlia
Conductor: Landon Ronald
Duke of Mantua: John McCormacK (tenor)
Gilda: Nellie Melba (soprano)
Maddalena: Edna Thornton (contralto)
Rigoletto: Mario Sammarco (bass)

: Composers of the Week:Some English Mystics

1/5. Donald Macleod considers how, for at least four centuries, mystical thought and ideas and composers' transcendent aspirations have been crucial to the evolution of English music.
With examples from John Taverner (c 1495-1545) to John Tavener (b 1944).
Vaughan Williams Antiphon (Five Mystical Songs) Corydon Singers, ECO, conductor Matthew Best Taverner 0 Splendor Gloriae
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
Tallis Tunes from Archbishop Parker's Psalter (excerpt) Tallis Scholars , director Peter Phillips Stanford To the Soul (Songs of Faith, Op 97)
Christopher Maltman (baritone), BBC Scottish SO, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Vaughan Williams Flos Campi Nobuko Imai (viola), Corydon Singers, ECO, conductor Matthew Best Producer Lyndon Jones Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John Taverner
Unknown: John Tavener
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Unknown: Tallis Scholars
Director: Peter Phillips
Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: BBC Proms Chamber Music 2005

Live from Cadogan Hall, London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Artemis Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in F minor. Op 20 No 5 (Sun) Bartok String Quartet No 2 Repeated Saturday 12 noon


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.

: BBC Proms 2005

Helene Grimaud (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Ravel Alborada del Gracioso ; Piano Concerto in G Shostakovich Symphony No 8 Repeated from Monday 22 August


Piano: Helene Grimaud
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Piano: Ravel Alborada Del Gracioso

: Stage and Screen Reprise

Barbara Cook
Another chance to hear Edward Seckerson in conversation with Broadway star Barbara Cook about a career that has included roles in Candide and The Music Man, as well as later success in cabaret.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Barbara Cook
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Barbara Cook
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny presents an update of arts news, with studio guests and a selection of music.

: BBC Proms 2005

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Four vividly descriptive interludes from Britten's operatic masterpiece continue this year's sea theme, followed by the first Proms performance for 20 years of Alan Rawsthorne 's piano concerto, written for the Festival of Britain in 1951. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Howard Shelley (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Rumon Gamba
Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Rawsthorne Piano Concerto No 2


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Alan Rawsthorne
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Howard Shelley
Unknown: Peter Grimes

: Twenty Minutes: Plenty More Fish

Traveller and writer Philip Marsden , who lives in a house in Cornwall with the sea at the bottom of his garden, thinks about the possibility of the death of the sea and how the measures being taken in Britain to stop it may revolutionise the way we perceive the oceans.


Unknown: Philip Marsden

: Tchalkovsky

Symphony No 4 in F minor

: The John Tusa Interview

Another chance to hear John Tusa 's conversation with architect Frank Gehry. Producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Frank Gehry.
Producer: Philip Sellars

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Conductor Brad Cohen
Music inspired by a starlit sky in the vast empty space of the Australian landscape, and by the ancient Welsh myths of the Mabinogion, recorded at the 2001 Vale of Glamorgan Festival. Georges Lentz Ngangkar
Ceiri Torjussen Blodeuwedd


Conductor: Brad Cohen
Unknown: Georges Lentz Ngangkar
Unknown: Ceiri Torjussen Blodeuwedd

: Late Junction

A new album by Okinawan musician Yasukatsu Oshima , who is joined by members of Irish folk group Altan, and music by another Okinawan, Takashi Hirayasu , with guitarist Bob Brozman.
Plus a lullaby by Simon Jeffes and English music from the late Middle Ages sung by the Orlando Consort. Introduced by Verity Sharp.


Musician: Yasukatsu Oshima
Unknown: Takashi Hirayasu
Guitarist: Bob Brozman.
Unknown: Simon Jeffes
Introduced By: Verity Sharp.

: Composer of the Week: Weber

2/5. After numerous affairs, Weber settled down with soprano Caroline Brandt. The other lasting relationship in his life was with his friend the clarinettist Heinrich Baermann , for whom he wrote some of his most popular music. Rptd from Tue 12 noon


Soprano: Caroline Brandt.
Clarinettist: Heinrich Baermann

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Stravinsky Petrushka (excerpts), transcr for piano; Piano Sonata 0924); Three Pieces for string quartet; Suite Italienne, arr from Pulcinella (collab Piatigorsky); Sonata for Two Pianos; L'Histoire du Soldat
(excerpts), arr for clarinet, violin and piano 2.21 Uuno Klaml Suite: Kalevala 2.59 Brahms String Quintet in G, Op 111
3.25 Chopin Piano Sonata in B minor, Op 58 3.51 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat 4.05 Byrd Browning a 5 4.10 Corelll Trio Sonata in C, Op 3 No 8 4.17 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonatas: in C, Kk159; in D minor, Kk9; in B minor, Kk377 4.26 Boccherlnl Cello Concerto in E flat
4.44 Strlgglo Ecce Beatam Lucem 4.52 Vivaldi Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera, RV630 5.00 Gershwin, transcr
Grainger Love Walked In 5.04 Lehar Aria from Paganini
5.08 Rafael Mendez Mendez Csardas 5.12 Bach Keyboard Concerto in minor, BWV1056 5.22 Volgtlander Four Songs
5.34 Ward Fantasia No 1 a 5; Cor Mio , Deh, Non Languire
5.41 Palestrina Salve Regina 5.46 Ibert Feehque
5.53 Klint Piano Sonata in D minor 6.12 Mozart String
Quartet in B flat, K458 (The Hunt) 6.41 Strauss Don Juan


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka
Unknown: Byrd Browning
Unknown: Vivaldi Nulla
Unknown: Cor Mio
Unknown: Palestrina Salve Regina
Unknown: Ibert Feehque
Unknown: Strauss Don Juan

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