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with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Quitter Children's Overture
7.16 Anon There is no rose of swych vertu
7.42 Saint-Saens La
Jeunesse d'Hercule
8.05 Handel Concerto grosso in G, Op 3 No 3
8.22 Harris
Faire is the heaven
8.30 Grieg
Piano Concerto in A minor
Producer Andrew Lyle Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor.
Producer:
Andrew Lyle Discs

(1844-1908)
A second chance to hear
Radio 3's programmes from Christmas 1991 exploring Rimsky-Korsakov's fantastic world with the help of the fairy tales and legends that sparked his imagination. Today his orchestral works Skazka and Antar are introduced by the Pushkin poem and the Arabian legend which inspired them.
Narrator Joanna Wake. Rpt See also tonight 9.25pm

Contributors

Narrator:
Joanna Wake.

with Edward Blakeman.
This Christmas week:
Haydn and Mozart at the Salzburg Festival, the flute at the Court of Versailles, and an artist equally at home as composer, conductor and performer. Including at approximately
10.05 Mozart Piano Concerto
No 14 in E flat (K449)
10.25 Artist of the Week:
George Malcolm
Malcolm The Mass at the Cnb
10.40 Van Eyck Airs de Cour
Moulinie Replicavan les Campanillas
La Barre Trio in C (1694)
U-30 Purcell Suite No 6 in D
11.35 Haydn
Symphony No 75 in D Producer Edward Blakeman

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Blakeman.
Unknown:
George Malcolm
Producer:
Edward Blakeman

David Angus conducts the BBC Singers in a concert recorded at the Sheldonian
Theatre.
Bach Singet dem Herm
Byrd 0 magnum mysterium Sweelinck
Hodie Christus natus est
Victoria 0 magnum mysterium Bax f sing of a maiden Poulenc
Four Christmas Motets Sponsored by Oxford Motors

Contributors

Unknown:
David Angus
Unknown:
Hodie Christus

The Feast of St Stephen
Mark Everist introduces the music that would have been heard in the medieval cathedral on this day. Performed by Red Byrd
Next programme tomorrow 2.35pm

Contributors

Unknown:
St Stephen
Introduces:
Mark Everist

In this last programme, composer, pianist and bandleader Carla Bley talks to Alan Plater about working with her partner and bass player Steve Swallow , the excitements and terrors of live performance, and recent compositions for her Very Big Band.
Series producer Derek Drescher Repeated Thursday 10.15pm

Contributors

Talks:
Carla Bley
Unknown:
Alan Plater
Unknown:
Steve Swallow
Producer:
Derek Drescher

Michael Hall introduces recordings by the Vienna
Philharmonic Orchestra made in the period 193089.
They play music by Strauss, Beethoven, Brahms and Mahler under the direction of Richard Strauss , Felix von Weingartner,
Wilhelm Furtwangler , Clemens Kraus , Bruno Walter and Claudio
Abbado.
Producer Ray Abbott. Next programme tomorrow 5.15pm

Contributors

Introduces:
Michael Hall
Unknown:
Richard Strauss
Unknown:
Wilhelm Furtwangler
Unknown:
Clemens Kraus
Unknown:
Bruno Walter
Producer:
Ray Abbott.

The first of five programmes this week in which such distinguished pianists as Vladimir Ashkenazy , Emanuel Ax, Nikolai Demidenko ,
Fou Ts'Ong, Michael Roll , Mitsuko Uchida and Bernard d'Ascoli talk to
Jeremy Siepmann about the challenges and rewards of playing Chopin, demonstrating their points at the keyboard and with a selection of their favourite recordings.
1: Classic or Romantic?
A search for the essence of Chopin's art.
Producer Gwen Hughes
Next programme tomorrow 6.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown:
Nikolai Demidenko
Unknown:
Michael Roll
Unknown:
Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown:
Jeremy Siepmann
Producer:
Gwen Hughes

Continuing
Nikolaus Harnoncourt 's revelatory symphony cycle. Presented by Anthony Sargent , with contributions from the players and conductor.
Philharmonia Orchestra/ Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F; Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)
Final programme Friday 7.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Presented By:
Anthony Sargent
Unknown:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Three stories written and read by the author.
1: Cruise. "They had sized each other up at the start, in the ruins of Troy." Producer Martin Jenkins
Scenes from the 50s:
Wednesday 9.25pm

Contributors

Producer:
Martin Jenkins

As part of Radio 3's celebration of Rimsky-
Korsakov's 150th birthday, another chance to hear the British premiere of his one-act fairy-tale opera, given earlier this year at the Barbican Hall, London.
The evil sorcerer Kashchei will never die, unless his cruel, hard-hearted daughter Kashcheievna sheds a tear. But when
Kashchei captures the Princess and Kashcheievna tries to seduce her lover
Ivan Korolevich , the seeds of destruction may be sown.
London Choral Society, Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra/Valery Gergiev

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivan Korolevich
Unknown:
Valery Gergiev
Princess:
Marina Shugach (sop)
Kashchei the Deathless:
Konstantin Pluzhnikov (tenor)
Kashcheievna:
Larissa Diadkova (mezzo)
Prince Ivan Korolevich:
Alexandre Gergalov (bar)
Storm Knight:
Vladimir Ognovenko (bass)

Simon Heighes introduces a second programme of Telemann chamber cantatas for Christmas and the New Year, performed by the New London Consort, director Philip Pickett.
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon

Contributors

Introduces:
Simon Heighes
Director:
Philip Pickett.

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