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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Gluck Dance of the Spectres and the Furies (Don Juan )
II Giardino Armonico , director Giovanni Antonini Frank Bridge Threads
Britten Sinfonia, conductor Nicholas Cleobury
8.00-9.00: Brahms Rhapsody No 2 in G minor, Op 79 Emanuel Ax (piano)
Howells Sanctus (Hymnus Paradisi)
Claire Rutter (soprano), James Gilchrist (tenor), Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Hill
9.00-10.00: Haydn String Quartet in B minor, Op 33 No 1 Ebene Quartet
Stravinsky Scherzo Fantastique BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Elder

Contributors

Unknown: Don Juan
Unknown: Giardino Armonico
Director: Giovanni Antonini
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Soprano: Claire Rutter
Soprano: James Gilchrist
Conductor: David Hill
Conductor: Mark Elder

: Jeremy Sams

Sitting in for lain Burnside, Jeremy Sams conjures up music of magic and enchantment. Schubert Overture: Die Zauberharfe
Bartok Suite: The Miraculous Mandarin Plus works by Weber and Handel. EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Sams

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets the actor and comedian
Alexander Armstrong , star of TV shows such as Beast and TLC. Armstrong nearly became a professional singer, and his choices include Stanford's Nunc Dimittis sung by the choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, an aria from Bach's St Matthew Passion, Beethoven's
Seventh Symphony and Strauss's TillEulenspiegel.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Alexander Armstrong

: The Early Music Show

Edinburgh International Festival 2007
Catherine Bott presents highlights of a concert. recorded earlier this month at Greyfriar's Kirk, of madrigals from the sixth book by Monteverdi, given by Concerto Italiano under director Rinaldo Alessandrini. Producer Rebecca Bean

Contributors

Unknown: Catherine Bott
Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini.

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces requests for piano music by Beethoven and Chopin, and Messiaen's organ music from Notre-Dame. This week's guest requester is conductor Vladimir Jurowski.
ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF 5 2YO
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a land line cost no more than 8p per min) EMAIL: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.

: Choral Evensong

From the Priory Church, Edington, Wiltshire, during the 2007 Festival of Music within the Liturgy. Introit: Come, Holy Ghost, Our Hearts Inspire (Grayston Ives ) (first performance). Responses (Plainsong). Office Hymn: Aeterna Christi Munera (Plainsong). Psalms: 11, 91 (Cooke, Martin). First Reading: Jeremiah 31, vv1-9. Canticles: Gray in F minor. Second Reading: Mark 10, vv46-52. Anthem: 0 Worship the Lord
(William Hayes ). Final Hymn: Thy Hand, 0 God, Has
Guided (Thornbury). Organ Voluntary: Fantasia super Komm Heiliger Geist. BWV 651 (Bach). Conductors Andrew Carwood , Matthew Martin and Jeremy Summerly. Organist Ashley Grote.

Contributors

Unknown: Grayston Ives
Unknown: William Hayes
Unknown: Heiliger Geist.
Conductors: Andrew Carwood
Conductors: Matthew Martin
Organist: Jeremy Summerly.
Organist: Ashley Grote.

: Discovering Music

Haydn Symphony No 98 and Piano Variations
Stephen Johnson is joined by the BBC Philharmonic and conductor Nicholas Kraemer to explore Haydn's Symphony No 98 in B flat, and by pianist
Matthew Halls to analyse the composer's Variations in F minor, H XVII 6 (Un Piccolo Divertimento).

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer
Pianist: Matthew Halls

: New Generation Artists

In a series of programmes running through the Proms season, New Generation Artists past and present are featured in recordings made especially for the BBC. Wagner Wesendonk-Lieder
Christianne Stotijn (mezzo), Joseph Breinl (piano) Mozart Duo in G, K423
Alina Ibragimova (violin), Antoine Tamestit (viola) Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110 CedricTiberghien

Contributors

Unknown: Wagner Wesendonk-Lieder
Unknown: Christianne Stotijn
Piano: Joseph Breinl
Violin: Alina Ibragimova
Violin: Antoine Tamestit

: BBC Proms 2007

Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall by Tom Service. Tonight's concert explores music written in the shadow of world events.
Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony was composed at the height of the Second World War. while Britten's Four Sea Interludes, which punctuate his opera Peter Grimes , were first performed in 1945. Martinu's
Fourth Piano Concerto was written in 1956, a time of Soviet suppression, while he was in permanent exile from his Czech homeland and, according to the composer, describes a restless search for the meaning of life.
Ivo Kahanek (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Martinu Piano Concerto No 4 (Incantation)
8.15 TWenty Minutes: Tempo
Concert pianist and writer Susan Tomes considers matters of pace in musical performances.
8.35 Prokofiev Symphony No 5
This Prom is also broadcast on BBC4 and is repeated on Wednesday 5 September at 2.30pm on Radio 3

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Piano: Ivo Kahanek
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: Susan Tomes

: Sunday Feature: Malory: a Tale of Two Texts

Thomas Malory 's great work of Arthurian literature Le Morte d'Arthur survives in two forms: a manuscript produced by scribes and a printed edition by Caxton that influenced generations of readers. The original manuscript disappeared for nearly 500 years before its rediscovery in the Warden's bedroom at Winchester College. Professor David Wallace traces the histories of the two versions and considers the different stories they tell about the times in which they were made and the times in which they were read. With readings by Andrew Motion. Producer Paul Ouinn

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Malory
Unknown: David Wallace
Unknown: Andrew Motion.
Producer: Paul Ouinn

: Words and Music

A Traveller's Path, A sequence of poetry and music exploring the idea of the journey. Melanie Kilburn and Joe Dunlop read a selection from Tennyson, Plath, Baudelaire and Wordsworth, with archive readings from John Betjeman and Philip Larkin.
Music includes Nielsen's Helios Overture, Vaughan Williams 's Songs of Travel and Ligeti's Lux Aeterna. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsand music

Contributors

Unknown: Melanie Kilburn
Unknown: Joe Dunlop
Unknown: John Betjeman
Unknown: Philip Larkin.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: The Early Music Show

Conductor Andrew Carwood talks to Catherine Bott about the Council of Trent's demand for simplicity in liturgical music, and its effect on the development of polyphony in the mid-16th century. Palestrina's musical mastery and his skill at word setting came to the fore despite the Council's strictures, Producer Steve Portnoi

Contributors

Conductor: Andrew Carwood
Unknown: Catherine Bott
Producer: Steve Portnoi

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Dvorak In Nature's Realm Poulenc Un Soir de Neige Messiaen Cinq Rechants Danish National Vocal Ensemble/DR, conductor Stephen Layton
1.39 Sibelius Suite: Lemminkainen
2.25 Dvorak Piano Concerto in G minor
3.05 Sullivan Symphony in E (Irish)
3.42 Haydn Arietta and 12 variations, H XVII 3
4.00 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56
(St Anthony) 4.18 Vivaldi Cello Concerto in E minor, RV409
4.31 Hue Phantasy 4.38 Monteverdi Confitebor Tibi Domine 4.51 Liszt Csardas Macabre
5.00 Bozza Jour d'Ete a la Montagne
5.11 Tinel Overture: Polyeucte 5.29 Marcello Concerto in D minor 5.38 Strauss Maria Theres ... Hab' mir's gelobt, ihn lieb zu haben (Der Rosenkavalier, Act 2).
5.43 Grleq Love Poem, Op 43 No 5; March of the Trolls,
Op 54 No 3: Nocturne, Op 54 No 4 5.53 Palmqren Exotic March 5.59 Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor. Op 1 No 3
6.29 Josquin Desprez Coeurs Desolezpar Toute Nation; Qui Belles Amours 6.36 Kodaly Suite: Hary Janos

Contributors

Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Stephen Layton








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