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: The Chopin Experience: Martin Handley

Martin Handley continues Radio 3's weekend of Chopin's complete works. His selection includes a few surprises by composers inspired by the Polish maestro. Chopin Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op 22
Eidar Nebolsin (piano), Deutsches Symphonie -
Orchester Berlin, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy Variations Brillantes, Op 12 Peter Katin (piano)
Chopin, orch Elgar Funera / March (Piano Sonata No in B flat minor, Op35) LPO, conductor Adrian Boult Chopin, transcr Liszt Prelude No 9, Op 28 Stefan Johannes Bleicher (organ)
Chopin Piano Sonata No I in C minor, Op 4 Igor Tchetuev (piano)
Glazunov Chopiniana , Op 46 Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, conductor Vladimir Askenazy Producer James Parkin


Unknown: Martin Handley
Unknown: Grande Polonaise
Piano: Deutsches Symphonie
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Peter Katin
Unknown: Elgar Funera
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Unknown: Stefan Johannes Bleicher
Piano: Igor Tchetuev
Piano: Glazunov Chopiniana
Conductor: Vladimir Askenazy
Producer: James Parkin

: The Chopin Experience: lain Burnside

lain Burnside travels to Paris to discuss Chopin's pianistic influence on that city with Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Producer Lyndon Jones EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: The Chopin Experience: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley reviews some of the Chopin pieces that have been chosen by previous guests on the programme.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley

: The Chopin Experience

In conversation with Russian-born pianist Nikolai Demidenko , Sarah Walker presents an all-Chopin recital given last month at London's Wigmore Hall. Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60; Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58; 24 Preludes, Op 28
2.30 Sarah Walker visits the Mediterranean island of Majorca to unravel some of the legends that have grown up around Chopin's ill-fated winter holiday there in 1838-39 with George Sand. With music he composed during his stay, including some of the Preludes and the Mazurka in E minor, Op 41 No 2.
3.15 Sarah Walker presents Chopin's Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor played by Martha Argerich.
3.55 The Chopin Moment If you play the piano, now's the time to join Sarah Walker and listeners around the country and play some Chopin. Producer David Gallagher


Pianist: Nikolai Demidenko
Pianist: Sarah Walker
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: George Sand.
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Played By: Martha Argerich.
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Producer: David Gallagher

: Choral Evensong

Live on Trinity Sunday from the London
Festival of Contemporary Church Music at St Pancras Church, London. Introit: Infunde
Lumen Cordibus (Festival commission, Anthony Powers ). Responses: Peter Nardone. Office Hymn: Father of Heaven, Whose Love Profound (Straker). Psalms: 93 and 94 (Christopher Batchelor ).
First Lesson: Isaiah 6, w1-8. St Pancras Canticles (Festival commission, Sebastian Forbes ). Second Lesson: John 16, vv5-15. Anthem: Hymn to the Trinity of Blessed Light (Holborn). Motet:
Te Lucis ante Terminum (Christopher Batchelor ). Organ Voluntary: Free Fantasia on 0 Zion, Haste and How Firm a Foundation (
William Bolcom ). Assistant organist Timothy Wakerell. Director of music Christopher Batchelor.


Unknown: Anthony Powers
Unknown: Peter Nardone.
Unknown: Christopher Batchelor
Unknown: Sebastian Forbes
Unknown: Christopher Batchelor
Unknown: William Bolcom
Organist: Timothy Wakerell.
Music: Christopher Batchelor.

: The Chopin Experience: Discovering Music

Chopin Ballades
With pianist Cedric Tiberghien , Stephen Johnson explores Chopin's Four Ballades and looks at their links to literature. And conductor Christopher Gayford talks about how we perceive musical structure and the impact this has on our appreciation Of Chopin's music. Producer Chris Wines


Pianist: Cedric Tiberghien
Pianist: Stephen Johnson
Conductor: Christopher Gayford

: The Chopin Experience

Rob Cowan and Tom Service follow Chopin's tour of Britain, taken in the wake of his break-up with George Sand , and where he gave his final performances before his death at the age of 39. They explore the psychology of Chopin the man and the mythologising of his story that began even as he lay on his deathbed. At the end of the evening, they look back over the whole Chopin Experience and discuss listeners' reactions and emails. Featuring performances of Chopin's Four Scherzi, and extracts from the writings of George Sand, read by Miranda Richardson. Producer Chris Taylor


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: George Sand
Read By: Miranda Richardson.
Producer: Chris Taylor

: Sunday Feature:Enter the Garden - Toru Takemltsu

An impressionistic feature looking at the music, philosophy and personality of Toru Takemitsu 's music in relation to his attraction to the metaphor of the garden. Including interviews with his daughter Maki, film directors Masahiro Shinoda and Peter Grilli , composer Dai Fujikura , conductor
Oliver Knussen , pop musician David Sylvian , and a gardener from the Hama Rikyu garden in Tokyo. Plus an interview with the composer recorded in the early 1990s. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Toru Takemitsu
Directors: Masahiro Shinoda
Directors: Peter Grilli
Conductor: Dai Fujikura
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Musician: David Sylvian
Producer: Alan Hall

: Words and Music

Flowers of Evil
Anthony Sher reads from Les Fleurs du Mal,
Baudelaire's great poetry collection that expresses his own personal torment. And Imogen Stubbs reads complementary texts by Shakespeare,
Thomas Hardy , Joseph Roth , Walt Whitman , Ezra Pound and TS Eliot. Plus music by Takemitsu,
Tallis and Messiaen. EMAIL: [address removed] for details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Anthony Sher
Unknown: Imogen Stubbs
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Joseph Roth
Unknown: Walt Whitman

: The Early Music Show

The life of the Italian violinist and composer, Francesco Maria Veracini. Producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Francesco Maria Veracini.

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Debussy Printemps Ravel La Valse Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique 2.25 Mozart Litaniae Lauretanae, K195
2.52 Schubert Piano Sonata in D, D850 3-30 Benort, orch Mortelmans Tale in F 333 Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 474.00 Moscheles Rondo Brillant in A, Op 85 (La Gaite)
4.09 Morata Pués Que No Puedo Olvidarte 4.12 Anon Aquella Voz de Cristo 4.17 Mudarra Claros y Frescos Rios
4.22 Milhaud, arr Kain Scaramouche 432 Sweelinck Allein Zu Dir, HerrJesu Christ 4.36 Reger Ach Herr, strafe mich nicht, Op 110 No 2 4.53 Bach Fugue in G minor,
BWVTOOO 5.00 Uszt Orpheus 5.11 Sibelius 0 Love, Op23 No 7 5.14 Sibelius The Lover, Op 14 5.21 Chopin Scherzo No2 2 B B flat minor, Op 31 530 Suk Fantastic Scherzo, Op 25 5.45 Bartok Scherzo alia Bulgarese (String
Quartet No 5) 5.50 Prokofiev Scherzo 5.53 Zemzaris The Melancholic Valse (Marvel Pieces) 6.00 Stravinsky Ballet Orpheus 6.28 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 26 6.47 Vivaldi Sonata a Quattro in C. RV801


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.

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