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: Morning on 3

This week Penny Gore explores Mozart's divertimentos, and Beethoven violin sonatas played by Yehudi Menuhin and Wilhelm Kempff.
7.00-8.00: Mozart Divertimento in E flat, K166 Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe Beethoven Violin Sonata in D, Op 12 No 1 Yehudi Menuhin , Wilhelm Kempff (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Yehudi Menuhin
Played By: Wilhelm Kempff.
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff

: The Ring in a Day

A chance to experience Wagner's epic opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen, in a recording at the home of Wagner opera, Bayreuth in Germany, with Daniel Barenboim at the helm. Presented by Donald Macleod.
See also www.bbc.co.uk/Radio3 for a host of related activities, and listeners can follow the action with English-language text streamed live on the website, on digital radio and on digital TV.
8.05 Wagner Das Rheingold Alberich steals the gold from the Rhinemaidens and forges it into the ring of power. Wotan and Loge capture the ring from Alberich, who puts a curse on it and anyone who touches it. Wotan gives the ring to giants
Fasolt and Fafner in payment for building Valhalla.
10.35 Interval: Forging the Ring Donald Macleod talks to Daniel Barenboim and his assistant for this Bayreuth production, Lionel Friend , about their approach to the Ring. And arts correspondent Charlotte Higgins shares her own experience of listening to an entire Ring cycle in a day.
10.50 Wagner Die Walkure, Act I Siegmund frees Sieglinde from a forced marriage to Hunding and they fall in love, not realising that they are twin siblings and the bastard offspring of Wotan.
11.55 Die Walkure, Act 2 Wotan's jealous wife, Fricka, persuades Wotan that his love-child daughter, Brunnhilde, should ensure Siegmund's death in battle with Hunding, but Brunnhilde tries in vain to protect him.
1.35 pm Die Walkure, Act 3 Brunnhilde and the Valkyries try to shield the now pregnant Sieglinde. In his anger, Wotan commits Brunnhilde to a rock surrounded by fire, until a hero comes to her rescue.
2.50 Interval: Gods and Heros Donald Macleod talks to John Tomlinson about the flawed god Wotan, and to Daniel Barenboim about the figure of Wagner.
3.05 Wagner Siegfried , Act 1 Siegfried, son of Sieglinde, is being brought up by the Niebelung Mime. Siegfried reforges Siegmund's sword.
4.20 Wagner Siegfried , Act 2 Siegfried, Wotan and Alberich want the ring back from Fafner, who is now a dragon. Siegfried succeeds.
5.45 Wagner Siegfried , Act 3 Siegfried rescues Brunnhilde and they fall in love. Wotan foresees this leading to the end of the gods' power.
7.10 Interval: Twilight and Sunrise
Donald Macleod talks to Anne Evans about the character of Brunnhilde, and to Daniel Barenboim about the enduring qualities of Wagner's music. And poet Mario Petrucci judges the Ring limerick competition.
7.25 Wagner Gotterdammerung , Prologue and Act 1 Three Norns, guardians of fate, foretell disaster for the gods. Siegfried, sent off on deeds of valour by Brunnhilde, turns up at the castle of the Gibichungs where Alberich's son Hagen lives with his half-siblings Gunther and Gutrune, who are plotting to obtain the ring. Siegfried, drugged with a magic potion, falls for Gutrune and agrees to bring Brunnhilde as a wife for Gunther.
9.30 Cotterdammerung, Act 2
Brunnhilde is furious and helps Hagen and Gunther to plot Siegfried's murder.
10.35 Cotterdammerung, Act 3
Hagen kills Siegfried and Gunther and Brunnhilde rides into Siegfried's funeral pyre with the ring on her finger. Thus the Rhinemaidens get their gold back; the Rhine itself overflows, Valhalla burns, and the old order of the gods is destroyed.
Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim

Contributors

Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Talks: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Lionel Friend
Unknown: Charlotte Higgins
Talks: Heros Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John Tomlinson
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Wagner Siegfried
Unknown: Wagner Siegfried
Unknown: Wagner Siegfried
Talks: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Anne Evans
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Mario Petrucci
Unknown: Wagner Gotterdammerung
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Wotan, king of the gods: John Tomlinson (bass)
Donner, god of thunder: Bodo Brinkmann (baritone)
Froh, god of spring: Kurt Schreibmayer (tenor)
Loge, god of fire: Graham Clark (tenor)
Fricka, wife of Wotan: Linda Finnie (mezzo)
Freia, sister of Fricka: Eva Johansson (soprano)
Erda, Brunnhilde's mother: Birgitta Svenden (soprano)
Alberich, Niebelung dwarf: Giinter von Kannen(bass)
Mime, Alberich's brother: Helmut Pampuch (tenor)
Fasolt, giant: Matthias Holle (bass)
Fafner giant: Philip Kanq (bass)
Woglinde, Rhinemaiden: Hilde Leidland (soprano)
Wellgunde, Rhinemaiden: Annette Kiittenbaum (soprano)
Flosshilde, Rhinemaiden: Jane Turner (mezzo)
Siegmund, Wotan's son: Poul Elming (baritone)
Hunding, Sieglinde's husband: Matthias Höle (bass)
Wotan: John Tomlinson (bass)
Sieglinde, Wotan's daughter: Nadine Secunde (soprano)
Brunnhilde, Wotan's daughter: Anne Evans (soprano)
Fricka/Siegrune: Linda Finnie (mezzo)
Gerhilde, Valkyrie: Eva Johansson (soprano)
Ortlinde, Valkyrie: Ruth Floeren (soprano)
Waltraute, Valkyrie: Shirley Close (mezzo)
Schwertleite, Valkyrie: Hitomi Katagiri (contralto)
Helmwige, Valkyrie: Eva-Maria Bundschuh (soprano)
Grimgerde, Valkyrie: Birqitta Svenden (soprano)
Rossweisse, Valkyrie: Hebe Dijkstra (mezzo)
Siegfried, son of Siegmund: Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor)
Mime: Graham Clark (tenor)
Der Wanderer (Wotan in disguise): John Tomlinson (bass)
Alberich: Giinter von Kannen (bass)
Fafner: Philip Kanq (bass)
Brunnhilde: Anne Evans (soprano)
Erda: Birqitta Svenden (soprano)
Waldvogel, the wood bird: Hilde Leidland (soprano)
Siegfried: Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor)
Gunther, Hagen's half-brother: Bodo Brinkmann (baritone)
Hagen, Alberich's son: Philip Kanq (bass)
Alberich: Gunter von Kannen (bass)
Brunnhilde: Anne Evans (soprano)
Gutrune, Gunther's sister: Eva-Maria Bundschuh (soprano)
Waltraute, Brunnhilde's sister: Waltraud Meier (mezzo)
First Norn: Birgitta Svenden (soprano)
Second Norn: Linda Finnie (mezzo)
Third Norn: Uta Priew (contralto)
Woglinde: Hilde Leidland (soprano)
Wellgunde: Annette Kiittenbaum (soprano)
Flosshilde: Jane Turner (mezzo)

: Composer of the Week: Louis Spohr

2/5. With Donald Macleod.
Vanitas! Vanitatum Vanitas, Op 41 No 6 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Hartmut Holl (piano) Overture: Faust Berlin RSO, conductor Christian Frolich Octet in E, Op 32 Gaudier Ensemble
String Quartet in C, Op 45 No 1 (3rd and 4th mvts) New Budapest Quartet Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: Hartmut Holl

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Highlights of the 2005 Esbjerg International Chamber Music Festival, Denmark. Tvettt Folk Tunes from Hardanger, Op 150 (excerpts) Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op 1 No 3
Brahms String Quintet in G, Op 111 2.15 Elgar The Severn Suite, Op 87 2.31 Wilms Die Schlacht von Waterloo
2.56 Liszt Hungarian Coronation Mass 3.45 Waqner
Overture; Venusberg Music (Tannhauser) 4.07 Gorczycki Illuxit Sol 4.14 Bach, arr Walsh Fugue in G minor, BWV542 (Great) 4.21 Lipinski Variations de Bravoure sur une
Romance Militaire in D, Op 22 4.32 Rautavaara Suite de
Lorca, Op 724.38 Saint-Georges Symphony in G, Op 11 No 1
4.53 Mozart Kontra Tanze , KV267 5.00 Hoffmann Flute Concerto in D 5.20 Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23
5.29 Jarnefelt Suite: The Promised Land 5.43 Fontana Sonata Undecima 5.52 Parsons Ave Maria 5.57 Muffat Toccata Undecima in C minor (Apparatus Musico
Organisticus) 6.06 Slbellus Song of the Earth, Op 93
6.24 Puccini Intermezzo (Manon Lescaut)
6.30 Ravel Ballet: Ma Mere l'Oye

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Gorczycki Illuxit Sol
Unknown: Mozart Kontra Tanze








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