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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Ives The Circus Band
Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) Bach Prelude and Fugue No 17 in A flat, BWV886 (Well-Tempered Klavier, Bk 2)
8.30-10.00: Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber Debussy/Adams Le Balcon


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Carl Maria von Weber

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Haydn Father, Forgive Them (Seven Last Words, Op 51) Guarneri Quartet
10.10 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a LPO, conductor Eduard van Beinum
10.27 Haydn I Thirst (Seven Last Words, Op 51) Guarneri Quartet
10.35 Haydn Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise)
Munich Bach Orchestra, conductor Karl Richter
11.02 Arriaqa String Quartet No 3 in E flat Guarneri Quartet
11.30 Schoenberg Variations for Orchestra, Op 31 South West German RSO, conductor Michael Gielen
11.50 Haydn The Earthquake (Seven Last Words, Op 51) Guarneri Quartet


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Karl Richter
Conductor: Michael Gielen

: Composer of the Week: Grace Williams

5/5. Donald Macleod talks to Welsh musicologists Rhiannon Mathias and Heward Rees , soprano
Janet Price , and composer Geraint Lewis about themes of peace, yearning, love and parting in Grace Williams's music.
Peace (Six Gerard Manley Hopkins Poems)
Helen Watts (contralto), Simon Standage and Elizabeth Shenton (violins), Richard Williamson and Simon Whistler (violas), John Heley and Shuna Wilson (cellos) Ballads for Orchestra BBCSO, conductor Baidur Brönimann
Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone), Iain Burnside (piano) Fairest of Stars
Janet Price (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Talks: Donald MacLeod
Musicologists: Rhiannon Mathias
Soprano: Heward Rees
Soprano: Janet Price
Unknown: Geraint Lewis
Contralto: Helen Watts
Contralto: Simon Standage
Violins: Elizabeth Shenton
Violins: Richard Williamson
Violins: Simon Whistler
Violas: John Heley
Cellos: Shuna Wilson
Conductor: Baidur Brönimann
Baritone: Jeremy Huw Williams
Piano: Iain Burnside
Soprano: Janet Price
Conductor: Charles Groves

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

West Cork Chamber Music Festival
4/4. Sean Rafferty presents the last programme from this year's festival. Shostakovich composed his moving song cycle From Jewish Folk Poetry in 1948, the same year as his condemnation at the hands of the Union of Composers and Andrei Zhdanov. The texts are from a collection of Russian translations of Jewish lyrics, mostly originally in Yiddish but some Hebrew or Russian; the melodies are in the style of the "klezmer" music Shostakovich loved. And the final work is a string quintet that Mozart composed and later performed with his friends. Shostakovich From Jewish Folk Poetry
Charlotte Riedijk (soprano), Lyudmilla Shkirtil (mezzo), Artjom Korotkov (tenor), Yuri Serov (piano)
Mozart String Quintet in D, K593
Kim Kashkashian (viola), Prazak Quartet


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Andrei Zhdanov.
Soprano: Lyudmilla Shkirtil
Tenor: Artjom Korotkov
Piano: Yuri Serov
Viola: Kim Kashkashian

: BBC Proms 2006

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Julian Anderson Heaven /s Shy of Earth
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe Repeated from Sunday


Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Jazz Legends

Frank Rosolino
Julian Joseph talks to trombonist and educator Scott Stroman about the musical life and career of virtuoso trombonist Frank Rosolino.
Producer Keith Loxam
RT DIRECT: The Frank Rosolino Quintet (1 CD) is available for £13.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone: [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. Quote ref:[number removed]


Unknown: Frank Rosolino
Talks: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Scott Stroman
Unknown: Frank Rosolino.
Producer: Keith Loxam
Unknown: Frank Rosolino Quintet

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny presents music and arts news.

: BBC Proms 2006

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Dreams and personal memories are in the air in this evening of music composed and conducted by John Adams. An elegiac setting of the words of Walt Whitman , recalling his experience as a nurse in the American Civil War, is paired with a shimmering tribute to the composer's own father. And Adams's wildest dream is realised in his zany depiction of a huge tanker rising skywards from San Francisco Bay in Harmonielehre. Presented by Sarah Walker. Eric Owens (bass), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Adams
John Adams My Father Knew Charles Ives ; The Wound-Dresser
8.25 Twenty Minutes: Talking Proms
Sarah Walker presents the latest news and views from the current Proms season.
8.45 John Adams
Harmonielehre This Prom is repeated on Wednesday 16 August at 225pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Conducted By: John Adams.
Unknown: Walt Whitman
Unknown: San Francisco Bay
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Bass: Eric Owens
Conductor: John Adams
Conductor: John Adams
Unknown: Charles Ives
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: John Adams

: Feature: New Kenya and the Masai

Benjamin Zephaniah visits the Masai. As Kenya works to create a new sense of national unity, the brightly-clothed Masai stand as one of the defining images of a reborn democracy. But as their nomadic lifestyle becomes less and less viable in a 21st-century economy, Zephaniah asks whether it is destined to disappear. Producer Laurence Grissell


Unknown: Benjamin Zephaniah
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell talk to record producer Joe Boyd , whose recent book White Bicycles tells the story of music in the 1960s. With music by Pink Floyd , Nick Drake , Chris McGregor and the Watersons.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Producer: Joe Boyd
Music By: Pink Floyd
Music By: Nick Drake
Music By: Chris McGregor

: Jazz on 3

John Tchicai and Evan Parker
Jez Nelson presents an extremely rare meeting between Evan Parker and John Tchicai , two towering figures of free jazz saxophone.


Unknown: John Tchicai
Unknown: Evan Parker
Unknown: Jez Nelson
Unknown: Evan Parker
Unknown: John Tchicai

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Nielsen Violin Concerto Leonidas Kavakos
Bach Andante in C (Violin Sonata No 2 in A minor, BWV1003) Leonidas Kavakos Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor Danish National SO. conductor Andrei Boreyko
2.27 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13
(Pathetique) 2.47 Schubert String Quartet in G, D887
3.31 Britten, arr Bedford Suite: Death in Venice
3.59 Le Roux-Obradovic Ballade de la Vallée Magique
4.15 Albicastro Concerto a 4, Op 7 No 12
4.23 Bach Fantasia and unfinished Fugue in C minor
4.31 Schubert An Emma, D113c 4.34 Berlioz Overture: Les Franc-Juges 4.46 Anon, arr Harry Freedman Two
Canadian Folksongs: I Went to the Market: Petit Hirondelle
4.52 Troubador songs (12th-century) A! Tantas Bonas Chansos; S'leu Fos en Corf; Dona, la lenser: Katenda Maya
5.00 Deutsch Overture: The Croatian Girl
5.12 Karlowicz Four Songs 5.19 Poulenc Soir de Neige
5.26 Debussy Images, Book 2 5.40 Janez Gregorc Sans Respirer, sans Soupir 5.46 Visee Suite in G 6.05 Handel E Vivo Ancore.... Scherza Infida; Dopo Notte (Ariodante)
6.26 Fesch Concerto in G minor for two flutes, Op 5 No 2
6.35 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military)


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Leonidas Kavakos
Unknown: Bach Andante
Unknown: Leonidas Kavakos Dvorak
Conductor: Andrei Boreyko
Unknown: Bach Fantasia
Unknown: Harry Freedman
Unknown: Tantas Bonas
Unknown: Katenda Maya
Unknown: Janez Gregorc Sans

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