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With Tommy Pearson.
Chopin Nocturne in C minor, Op 48 No I Maria Joao Pires (piano)
6.35 Chabrier Suite Pastorale (Pieces
Pittoresques) Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
7.00 Hoist A Fugal Concerto, Op 40 No 2 William Bennett (flute), Peter Graeme (oboe), ECO, director Imogen Hoist
7.45 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 6 in D Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
8.00 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp, Op 78 Annie Fischer
8.25 William Grant Still Symphony No 1
(Afro-American) RPO, conductor Karl Kreuger
9.

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Pearson.
Piano:
Maria Joao Pires
Conductor:
Ernest Ansermet
Flute:
William Bennett
Flute:
Peter Graeme
Director:
Imogen Hoist
Conductor:
Ivan Fischer
Unknown:
Annie Fischer
Conductor:
Karl Kreuger

Two of Mozart's greatest commercial successes came at the end of his short life in the opera houses of Prague and Vienna. But these triumphs were overshadowed by the death of his father, Leopold. Donald
Macleod introduces excerpts from the two late operatic masterpieces and more intimate music for domestic enjoyment. Don Giovanni (excerpts)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
Sonata in C for piano duet, K521 (Finale) Sviatoslav Richter and Benjamin Britten The Magic Bute (excerpts)
Vienna PO, conductor Georg Solti

Contributors

Unknown:
Leopold. Donald
Unknown:
Don Giovanni
Conductor:
Claudio Abbado
Unknown:
Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown:
Benjamin Britten
Conductor:
Georg Solti
Don Giovanni:
Simon Keenlyslde (baritone)
Donna Elvira:
Solle Isokoskl (soprano)
Pamina:
Ruth Ziesak (soprano)
Tamino:
Uwe Hellmann (tenor)
Papageno:
Michael Kraus (baritone)
Papagena:
Lotte Leltner (soprano)

With Jonathan Swain.
Biber Sonata VII (Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum) Purcell Quartet
10.10 Anon Libre Vermeil Studio der
Friihen Musik , director Thomas Binkley :
10.23 Wagner Good Friday Music
(Parsifal) LSO, conductor Adrian Boult
10.35 Leopold Mozart Trumpet Concerto inD Niklas Eklund (Baroque trumpet), Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble, director Nils-Erik Sparf (violin)
10.47 Biber Partia III (Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa) Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon (violin)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
Anon Libre Vermeil Studio Der
Unknown:
Friihen Musik
Director:
Thomas Binkley
Conductor:
Adrian Boult
Conductor:
Leopold Mozart
Unknown:
Niklas Eklund
Violin:
Nils-Erik Sparf
Violin:
Jeanne Lamon

Edinburgh International Festival 2000
From the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Sandy Burnett introduces the last of this year's four Schumann recitals given byAndras Schiff and friends.
Thomas Quasthoff (baritone),
Andras Schiff (piano), Yuuko Shiokawa : (violin), Hariolf Schlichtig (viola), Miklos Perenyi (cello)
Schumann Marchenbilder , Op 113; : Liederkreis, Op 39
11.50 Interval Talk: Festival Insight As part of this year's festival insights, Andras Schiff talks to presenter Svend Brown and answers questions from the studio audience.
12.10 Schumann Hans Christian
Andersen Lieder , Op 40; Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 47

Contributors

Introduces:
Sandy Burnett
Baritone:
Thomas Quasthoff
Piano:
Andras Schiff
Piano:
Yuuko Shiokawa
Violin:
Hariolf Schlichtig
Cello:
Miklos Perenyi
Cello:
Schumann Marchenbilder
Talks:
Andras Schiff
Presenter:
Svend Brown
Unknown:
Schumann Hans Christian
Unknown:
Andersen Lieder

Each Friday for the next six weeks Radio 3's lunchtime recitals come from some of this year's music festivals in Wales. To begin the series Susan Sharpe presents a concert by the Dante Quartet given in June at the Lower Machen Festival near Caerphilly. Donizetti String Quartet No 17 in D Judith Weir String Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in G, Op 18 No 2

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe
Unknown:
Judith Weir

Another chance to hear Saturday's Prom. Matthias Goerne (baritone), European
Union Youth Orchestra/Vladimir Ashkenazy Strauss Don Juan
Mahler, orch Berio Five Early Songs
(excerpts); Six Early Songs (excerpts)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor(R)

Contributors

Baritone:
Matthias Goerne
Unknown:
Ashkenazy Strauss Don Juan

In the last of four programmes inviting
British musicians to explore the BBC jazz archives Alyn Shipton talks to trumpeter Guy Barker , whose selections include recordings of Dizzy Gillespie , Gil Evans and Carla Bley. Producer Felix Carey

Contributors

Talks:
Alyn Shipton
Unknown:
Guy Barker
Unknown:
Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown:
Gil Evans
Unknown:
Carla Bley.
Producer:
Felix Carey

Humphrey Carpenter talks to his guest John Deathridge about Nietzsche's influence on 19th-century music. Music includes at 5.40 Haydn's Piano Concerto in D, HXVIII 2; at 6.35 Bizet's Carmen:
Suite No 1; and at 6.50 Chopin's Polonaise Brillante in C for cello and piano, Op 3.

Contributors

Talks:
Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown:
John Deathridge

From the Royal Albert Hall , London. A heady late-Romantic glow suffuses this programme with one of Wagner's great tone pictures from his opera cycle The
Ring, the radiant songs that were studies for his darkly erotic opera Tristan und Isolde, and Bruckner's deeply felt symphony dedicated to Wagner.
Ann Murray(mezzo), Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
Wagner Dawn: Siegfried's Rhine Journey (Gotterdammerung); Wesendonk Lieder
7.40 Twenty Minutes: The South
A series of talks in which writers immerse themselves in the idea of the south.
7: Roger Deakin , writer and naturalist, recounts his journeys and those of other writers to the warmer climates of the Mediterranean and Morocco.
8.00 Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor Repeated Thursday 31 August 2pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Albert Hall
Conductor:
Ivan Fischer
Unknown:
Roger Deakin

From the Royal Albert Hall , London. A late-night mix of Bach and Handel, with a dash
- of their Italian contemporary Lotti.
Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto), John Abberger (oboe), Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon (violin)
Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066 Handel Overture, Musette and Minuet
(Alcina); Vivi, Tiranno (Rodelinda); Che Piu
Si Tarda o Mai; Inumano Fratel ; Stille Amare (Tolomeo); AllAmpo dell'Armi (Giulio Cesare ) Bach Concerto in C minor for oboe and violin, BWV1060
Handel Pompe Vane di Morte; Dove Sei (Rodelinda); Agitato (Riccardo I) Repeated Sunday 3 September 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Albert Hall
Contralto:
John Abberger
Violin:
Jeanne Lamon
Unknown:
Che Piu
Unknown:
Si Tarda
Unknown:
Inumano Fratel
Unknown:
Giulio Cesare
Unknown:
Dove Sei

With Jonathan Swain. Rossini Largo al
Factotum (The Barber of Seville) 12.10am Szymanowski Variations in B flat minor, Op 3
12.20 Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20
1.00 A complete performance of Rossini's The Barber of Seville Teatro Colon Chorus and Orch/Sciammarelia. 3.25 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) 3.50 CPE Bach Concerto in E flat for harpsichord and fortepiano, Wq4 74.10 Villa-Lobos Introduction to "Choros "4.25 Brahms Rhapsody in G minor, Op 79 No 2 4.35 Forster Vanitas Vanitatum (Dialogus de Divite et Paupere Lazaro) 4.50 Chopin Four Preludes (Op 28)
5.00 Deutsch Overture: The Croatian Girl 5.15
Mozart Hai Gia Vinta la Causa (Le Nozze di Figaro) 5.30 Hellendaal Cello Sonata No 2 in D 5.40 Facoli Pass 'e Mezzo Moderno
5.50 De Fesch Concerto in D, Op 5 No 1

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
Mozart Hai Gia Vinta

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