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with Andrew McGregor.

7.05 Telemann Overture burlesque (Suite in B flat)

7.23 Grieg Three Lyric Pieces: Arietta, Op 12 No 1; Berceuse, Op 38 No 1: Schmetterling, Op 43 No 1

7.37 Respighi Pini di Roma

8.05 Rameau Overture; Entree des quatres nations (Les Indes galantes)

8.24 Kabalevsky Four Preludes, Op 5

8.42 Vaughan Williams Violin Concerto (Concerto Accademico)

(Discs)

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew McGregor
Producer:
Andrew Lyle

Presented by William Mival.
"His breakfast was brought to him by the ducal lackeys and he was always a welcome guest at the palace. Theatrical rehearsals and performances occupied much of his time. But the greatest charm of this delightful court lay in the evenings, when charm, wit, female fascination, amiability and fine feeling all combined under the guidance of that clever, excellent, friendly worshipper of art, the Duke Eugen" - Max Maria Weber on Weber's life at the court of Carlsruhe, where he wrote the First Symphony.
Overture: Peter Schmoll Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Konzertstuck, Op 79 Alfred Brendel (piano) LSO/Claudio Abbado
Symphony No 1 in C Bavarian Radio SO/Wolfgang Sawallisch

Contributors

Presenter:
William Mival.
Producer:
Anthony Sellors

from Manchester with Mairi Nicolson.
10.00 Artist of the Week:
John Barbirolli (conductor) Elgar Overture: Cockaigne
10.15 Gines de Morata
Pues que me tienes Miguel
10.20 William Young Sonata in A minor for four violins
10.30 Butterworth
A Shropshire Lad
10.42 Antonio Lauro Vals
Venezolano No 3
10.43 Jorge Morel Dansa Brasilera
10.45 Bennett
Morning Music
11.00 Berlioz Le Matin ,
Op 13 No 1
11.08 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 42
11.30 Vaughan Williams
Symphony No 8 in D minor Producer Paul Hindmarsh

Contributors

Artist:
Mairi Nicolson.
Conductor:
John Barbirolli
Unknown:
William Young
Unknown:
Jorge Morel
Unknown:
Dansa Brasilera
Music:
Berlioz Le Matin
Producer:
Paul Hindmarsh

This alarming headline greeted the 21-year-old William Walton and his collaborators Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell on the morning after the first public performance of Facade in June 1923. How disaster was turned into success; the mysteries of the "Sengerphone"; the true identity of Hernia Whittlebot - all is revealed.

Contributors

Producer:
David Gallagher

from St John's, Smith Square.
Louis Lortie (piano)
The Canadian pianist plays an all-Beethoven programme.
Beethoven Rondo in C, Op 51; Sonata in E minor, Op 90; Sonata in A, Op 101 (Repeated next Sunday 6.00pm)

Contributors

Pianist:
Louis Lortie

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Tadaaki Otaka
BBC Welsh Chorus
Tchaikovsky Fantasy
Overture: Romeo and Juliet
Britten Four Sea Interludes
(Peter Grimes )
Debussy Nocturnes
Stravinsky Petrushka (1947) Sponsored by Midland Bank pic Recorded at last year's Cheltenham Festival

Contributors

Conductor:
Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown:
Peter Grimes

This week Charles Alexander looks at the role of the acoustic guitar in contemporary jazz. With recordings by John McLaughlin , Ralph Towner and Al Di Meola , and interviews with Joe Pass and Martin Taylor. A Gleneagle production
Repeated Thursday at 10.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Alexander
Unknown:
John McLaughlin
Unknown:
Ralph Towner
Unknown:
Al Di Meola
Unknown:
Joe Pass
Unknown:
Martin Taylor.

Occupation? Composer! During the week, Sarah Walker experiences the working days of a breed of people whose strongest compulsion is to compose music. Today she visits Barrington Pheloung , composer of the Inspector Morse theme.
Producer Alan Hall

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Walker
Unknown:
Barrington Pheloung
Producer:
Alan Hall

This sequence of five short plays by Heiner Milller explores the contradictions of socialism before the collapse of the Berlin Wall through a series of vivid encounters between opposites.

A Second World War Russian commander faces the onslaught of German tanks with a company demoralised by deserters.

(Next programme tomorrow 9.35pm)

Contributors

Author:
Heiner Milller
Translated and narrated by:
Hugh Rorrison.
Director:
Michael Fox
Commander:
Ian McDiarmid
Sergeant:
Martin Oldfield
Soldier 1:
Peter Kerry
Soldier 2:
Ian Mercer
Lieutenant:
John Griffin

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Helen Field (soprano) David Rendall (tenor)
Donald Maxwell (baritone) BBC Welsh Chorus
BBC Symphony Chorus, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Rachmaninov
The Bells, Op 35

Contributors

Tenor:
David Rendall
Baritone:
Donald Maxwell
Conductor:
Tadaaki Otaka

Lufthansa 94
In the second programme from this summer's Festival of Baroque Music, Cantus Colin are directed by their founder Konrad Junghanel in a programme of German music from Lassus to Schutz.
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown:
Konrad Junghanel

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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