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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Glazunov Triumphal March, Op 40 USSR Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov Liszt Petrarch Sonnet No 123 Earl Wild (piano)
Poulenc Salve Regina
Groupe Vocal de France, conductor John Alldis
8.30-10.00: Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien , Op 45 RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kirill Kondrashin
Mendelssohn Variations Serieuses, Op 54 Alfred Brendel (piano)
Sibelius Rakastava , Op 14
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner

Contributors

Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Piano: Poulenc Salve Regina
Piano: Groupe Vocal
Conductor: John Alldis
Conductor: Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Sibelius Rakastava
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Copland Symphony for Organ and Orchestra
E Power Biggs, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.26 Gesualdo Tenebrae Responses
Hilliard Ensemble, conductor Paul Hillier
10.40 Haydn String Quartet in F minor, Op 55 No 2 The Lindsays
11.05 Brahms Seven Waltzes, 0p39
Dinu Lipatti and Nadia Boulanger (piano duet)
11.14 Lili Boulanger Vieille Prière Bouddhique Julian Podger (tenor), Monteverdi Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Eliot
Gardiner 11.24 Borodin Symphony No 2 in B minor As recommended in Saturday's CD Review.

Contributors

Unknown: James Jolly.
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Unknown: Dinu Lipatti
Conductor: John Eliot

: Composer of the Week:Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

1/5. Liszt the Virtuoso. To his detractors, the music of Franz Liszt is all flash and no substance. In fact, it exhibits both; the two are inseparable. This week, Donald Macleod explores five aspects of this perennially fascinating musical personality.
Douze Etudes d'Execution Transcendante: No 1 in C (Prelude); No 10 in F minor; No 5 in B flat (Feux Follets); No 8 in C minor (Wilde Jagd) Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor Roberto Szidon (piano) Piano Sonata in B minor Alfred Brendel
Producer Chris Barstow Repeated at 8.45pm
RT DIRECT: Liszt Orchestral Works (5 CDs) is available for £17.99 including p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed]. Phone [number removed] (national rate), quoting ref [number removed], or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect

Contributors

Unknown: Franz Liszt
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Piano: Roberto Szidon
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Producer: Chris Barstow

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Internationally renowned British pianist
Imogen Cooper returns to the Wigmore Hall Lunchtime Concerts with a programme that includes music by Schubert, a composer for whom she is renowned, juxtaposed with music from Hungary by Liszt and Bartok.

Contributors

Pianist: Imogen Cooper

: Afternoon on 3 With Jonathan Swain.

China Focus
Tan Dun Death and Fire BBCSO/Muhai Tang
Bach Flute Sonata in A, BWV1032 Sharon Bezaly (flute), Terence Charleston (harpsichord), Charles Medlam (viola da gamba)
Judith Weir Heroic Strokes of the Bow BBCSSO, conductor Han Volkov
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor) Till Fellner, BBCSSO/llan Volkov
Webern Langsamer Satz Szymanowski Quartet Mahler Symphony No 4 Lisa Milne (soprano), BBCSSO, conductor Stefan Solyom

Contributors

Flute: Sharon Bezaly
Viola: Charles Medlam
Unknown: Judith Weir
Conductor: Han Volkov

: In Tune

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

: Performance on 3

As part of Radio 3's Focus on China, Tom Service presents the first of this week's two concerts from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's tour of China, recorded last month in Shanghai.
Nicola Benedetti (violin), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christoph Konig Elgar Overture: Froissart
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A

Contributors

Conductor: Christoph Konig

: Composer of the Week: Liszt

Rptd from 12 noon

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet presents another edition of the arts and ideas programme. Producer Aasiya Lodhi

Contributors

Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Artist Focus

First in a week of programmes featuring Polyphony directed by Stephen Layton , including Britten's Ad Majorem DeiGloriam. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Contributors

Directed By: Stephen Layton

: The Essay

Nature in China
1/4. Wild Water - Swimming in the Ice As part of Radio 3's Focus on China,
Robert Macfarlane goes in search of what survives
Of wild China. Producer Tim Dee Radio features: pages 126-127

Contributors

Unknown: Robert MacFarlane
Producer: Tim Dee

: World on 3

Mary Ann Kennedy introduces sounds from around the globe, including the latest Celtic music releases. Producer Roger Short

Contributors

Introduces: Mary Ann Kennedy
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Bach French Suite No 5 in G, BWV816 1.17 Uszt Les Jeux d'Eau a la Villa d'Este (Annees de Pèlerinage: Troisième Annee) 1.26 Chopin Tarantella in A flat, Op 431.31 Falla Fantasia Baetica 1.45 Debussy Estampes 2.01 Ravel La Valse 2.14 Chopin Waltz 2.18 Berlioz Symphonie
Fantastique 3.14 Mozart Davidde Penitente, K469 4.01 Telemann Trio No 7 for recorder, viola da gamba, and continuo (Essercizii Musici) 4.09 Mendelssohn Overture: Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt 4.22 Schubert Piano Trio in E flat, D897 (Notturno) 432 Tailleferre Harp Sonata
4.43 JM Bach Liebster Jesu, hor mein Flehen 4.50
Tartini Symphony in A 5.00 Mozart Rondo in B flat, K269
5.07 Bach Motet: Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf, BWV226 5.15 Mendelssohn Three Etudes, Op 104 5.23 Verhulst Overture in C minor, Op 3 5.32 Joseph Horovitz Music Hall Suite 5.43 CPE Bach Flute Sonata in A minor, Wq128 5.53 Pureell If Music Be the Food of Love, Z379
5.57 A Scarlatti Concerto Grosso No 1 in F minor
6.05 Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin 6.24 Schumann Introduction and Allegro Appassionato, Op 92
6.40 Respighl Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 3

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.








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