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With Penny Gore.
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight) Vladimir Ashkenazy
6.20 Bantock The Witch of Atlas
RPO, conductor Vernon Handley
7.00 George Macfarren Overture: Chevy Chace English Northern Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd-Jones
7.10 Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 77 No Alban Berg Quartet
8.40 Bach Prelude and Fugue in A flat,
BWV886 (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2) Angela Hewitt (piano)
8.45 Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado

Contributors

Unknown:
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor:
Vernon Handley
Conductor:
George MacFarren
Conductor:
David Lloyd-Jones
Unknown:
Alban Berg
Piano:
Angela Hewitt
Conductor:
Claudio Abbado

Berlioz was not a man of half-measures.
He felt his passions with an overwhelming ferocity, and his feelings about women were the inspiration behind many of his greatest musical achievements. Today
Donald Macleod looks at some of Berlioz's s relationships with women, and the influence that they had on his work.
Nocturne (Je Veux dans l'inconstance)
Frangoise Pollet (soprano), Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Goran Sollscher (guitar) Symphonie Fantastique (excerpts) Bastille Opera Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung
Les Nuits d'Ete Katarina Karneus (mezzo), BBCPO, conductor VassilySinaisky
La Captive (Reverie) Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Torleif Thedeen (cello), Cord Garben (piano) (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Soprano:
Frangoise Pollet
Soprano:
Anne Sofie von Otter
Guitar:
Goran Sollscher
Conductor:
Myung-Whun Chung
Unknown:
Katarina Karneus
Unknown:
Anne Sofie von Otter
Cello:
Torleif Thedeen
Piano:
Cord Garben

With Stephanie Hughes. Debussy L 'Isle Joyeuse Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
10.12 Britten AMDG (Seven Settings of Gerald Manley Hopkins) London Sinfonietta Chorus, conductor Terry Edwards
10.33 Haydn Piano Sonata in F, H XVI 23 Vladimir Horowitz
10.47 Britten A Hymn to St Cecilia Monteverdi Choir, conductor John Eliot Gardiner

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephanie Hughes.
Piano:
Vladimir Horowitz
Piano:
Britten Amdg
Conductor:
Terry Edwards
Unknown:
Vladimir Horowitz
Conductor:
John Eliot Gardiner

Edinburgh International Festival 2000
Festival favourite Ian Bostridge returns to the Queen's Hall for a programme of some of the best-loved German liederby Schubert and Mahler.
Ian Bostridge (tenor), Julius Drake (piano) Mahler Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen; Erinnerung; Nicht Wiedersehen!;
Wo die Schonen Trompetten Blasen (Des Knaben Wunderhorn); Revelge (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
11.50 Interval Talk: Edinburgh Flights - Sci-Fi in the Capital
Bryan Beattie explores the literary link between science fiction and Edinburgh - from Conan Doyle to star of the moment Ken Macleod.
12.10 Schubert Wehmut ; DerZwerg;
Nacht und Traume; DerMusensohn;An die Entfernte; Am Flusse; Willkommen und Abschied; Wandrers Nachtliedll ;An die Leier.Am See; Im Haine; Erlkonig

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Bostridge
Tenor:
Ian Bostridge
Tenor:
Julius Drake
Unknown:
Bryan Beattie
Unknown:
Conan Doyle
Unknown:
Ken MacLeod.
Unknown:
Schubert Wehmut
Unknown:
Wandrers Nachtliedll

Chamber Music from Manchester
Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert by the Auer Quartet , given last January at the Royal Northern College of Music.
Kodaly String Quartet, Op 10 No 2
Brahms String Quartet in C minor, Op 51 No 1 (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Auer Quartet

Anotherchance to hear last Monday's Prom. Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin),
Philharmonia Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin Bach , orch Respighi Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1
Copland Symphony No 3 (R)

Contributors

Violin:
Frank Peter Zimmermann
Unknown:
Slatkin Bach

A Kurt Weill Songbook
In this double celebration year of the centenary of Kurt Weill 's birth and the 50th anniversary of his death,
Michael Haas choses a selection of songs from all three creative periods of the composer's career-Berlin, Paris and New York. He looks at the different styles of interpretation from Lotte Lenya and Ute
Lemperto Teresa Stratas and Rene Kollo , to Marianne Faithfull and the Pet Shop Boys. Producer Clive Portbury

Contributors

Unknown:
Kurt Weill
Unknown:
Kurt Weill
Unknown:
Michael Haas
Unknown:
Lotte Lenya
Unknown:
Lemperto Teresa Stratas
Unknown:
Rene Kollo
Unknown:
Marianne Faithfull
Producer:
Clive Portbury

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.00 Soler's Fandango played by Andreas Staier (harpsichord); at 5.40 Schumann's Marchenerzahlungen, Op 132, performed by Michel Portal (clarinet), Gerard Causse (viola) and Mikhail Rudy (piano); and at
6.00 Nielsen's Overture; Prelude, Act 2; Dance of the Cockerels (Maskarade) played by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra under Neeme Jarvi.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Rafferty.
Played By:
Andreas Staier
Clarinet:
Michel Portal
Clarinet:
Gerard Causse
Clarinet:
Mikhail Rudy

From the Royal Albert Hall , London. In their second concert this season the Berlin
Philharmonic and Bernard Haitink showcase two favourite works - Strauss's s tone poem affectionately celebrating the fabled tilter at windmills, and Beethoven's exhilarating symphony described by Wagner as the "apotheosis of the dance". Natalia Gutman (cello). Wolfram Christ (viola), Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Bernard Haitink
Strauss Don Quixotte
8.15 Twenty Minutes: Acting Up
The last of three programmes this week in which writer David Hare reads from the diary of his experiences acting in New York.
8.35 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A Repeated Tuesday 5 September 2pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Albert Hall
Unknown:
Bernard Haitink
Cello:
Natalia Gutman
Viola:
Wolfram Christ
Conductor:
Bernard Haitink
Conductor:
Strauss Don Quixotte
Unknown:
David Hare

In 1970 the American painter Mark Rothko committed suicide. Since he made his name in New York in the fifties, his giant vibrant canvasses of colour have been a spiritual inspiration for artists such as Sean Scully and Brice Marden. Tim Marlow talks to them, Rothko's daughter Kate, architect Philip Johnson and composer
Steve Reich , among others, about the life and work of one of the 20th century's most influential and complex painters. Producer Tanya Hudson (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Rothko
Unknown:
Sean Scully
Unknown:
Brice Marden.
Talks:
Tim Marlow
Unknown:
Philip Johnson
Unknown:
Steve Reich
Producer:
Tanya Hudson

With Jonathan Swain. Beethoven
Overture: Egmont 12.20 Schiitz
Magnificat Anima Mea Dominum 12.30 Handel Ballet Music (Alcina) 1.00 A concert given at the Brezice Festival featuring Bohemian Baroque music, including sonatas by Biber, Schmeizer,
Rosier and Vejvanovsky. 2.00 Sweelinck Motet: Qui Vult Venire post Me 2.10
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 /n B flat 3.00
Faure Messe Basse 3.10 Mozart Sinfonia
Concertante in Eflat,K279b3A0
Milhaud Le Globe-Trotter , Op 3583.55 Bruhns De Profundis4.10 Jamefelt
Korsholma 4.25 Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E, Op 54 4.50 De Fesch Concerto in G, Op 5 No 3 5.00 Gluck Overture: Iphigenia in Aulide 5.10 Schoeck Summer Night 5.25 Byrd Goodnight Ground in C 5.35 Grieg
Two Elegiac Melodies, Op 34 5.45 Mozart Flute Quartet No 4 in A, K298

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
Faure Messe Basse
Unknown:
Milhaud Le Globe-Trotter

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