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With Tommy Pearson.
Quantz Flute Sonata No 14 in G minor
6.45 Gombert Magnificat secundi toni
7.00 Elgar Coronation March, Op 65
7.45 Beethoven Rondo in B flat for piano and orchestra, Wo06
8.00 Rachmaninov Dances from Aleko
8.45 Krommer Sextet in C minor for winds

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Pearson.
Unknown:
Beethoven Rondo

5: 1853-6. Donald Macleod looks at
Schumann's final years.
Offertorium (Mass, Op 14 7)
Felicity Lott (soprano), Stephen Isserlis (cello), David Hill (organ)
Introduction and Allegro in D minor, Op 134 Murray Perahia (piano),
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op posth Yehudi Menuhin, New York PO, conductor John Barbirolli
Variations on an original theme, Op posth (excerpts) Karl Engels (piano)

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Soprano:
Felicity Lott
Soprano:
Stephen Isserlis
Cello:
David Hill
Piano:
Murray Perahia
Conductor:
Claudio Abbado
Conductor:
John Barbirolli
Piano:
Karl Engels

With Jonathan Swain.
Listener Request: Glinka Kamarinskaya LSO, conductor Albert Coates
10.12 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) Henryk Szeryng (violin), Artur Rubinstein (piano)
10.31 LP of the Week: Stravinsky The Rite ofSpringUSSR Symphony Orchestra, conductor Robert Craft
11.06 Wagner 0 Diese Sonne.... (Tristan und Isolde: Act 3, Scene 2)
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, conductor Karl Bohm
11.16 Wagner Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde, Act 3)
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, conductor Karl Bohm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Conductor:
Albert Coates
Violin:
Henryk Szeryng
Piano:
Artur Rubinstein
Conductor:
Karl Bohm
Conductor:
Wagner Liebestod
Conductor:
Karl Bohm
Isolde:
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
Tristan:
Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor)
Isolde:
Birgit Nilsson (soprano)

New Generation Artists
Verity Sharp introduces three of Radio 3's New Generation Artists in recent recordings with BBC orchestras. Walton Viola Concerto
Lawrence Power, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Nicholas Kok Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Alice Coote (mezzo), BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Simon Trpceski , BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky

Contributors

Introduces:
Verity Sharp
Conductor:
Nicholas Kok
Conductor:
Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Conductor:
Alice Coote
Unknown:
Simon Trpceski
Conductor:
Vassily Sinaisky

Introduced by Linda Ormiston from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. Nancy Argenta (soprano),
Maggie Cole (harpsichord/fortepiano)
Purcell If Music Be the Food of Love; The Fatal Hours Comes on Apace; Sweeter than Roses
Handel Nice Che Fa?
Haydn She Never Told Her Love; Pastoral Song; Fidelity
Beethoven Wonne der Wehmut;
Sehnsucht; Mit einem Gemalten Band Schubert Seligkeit; An die Entfernte;
Liebhaber in Allen Gestalten; Rastlose LiebeiR)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Linda Ormiston

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
To end this week's focus on cello and double bass concertos, Robert Cohen performs a work composed especially for him, Riverby Sally Beamish , a sumptuous score inspired by the poetry of Ted Hughes. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides
(Fingal'sCave)
Sally Beamish Cello Concerto: River RobertCohen
Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550

Contributors

Conductor:
Jerzy Maksymiuk
Unknown:
Robert Cohen
Unknown:
Riverby Sally Beamish
Unknown:
Ted Hughes.
Presented By:
Sandy Burnett.
Cello:
Sally Beamish

Joe Harriott. Julian Joseph introduces music by the Jamaican-born saxophonist and composer in conversation with Michael Garrick. Selections include an early recording with the Ronnie Scott
Orchestra in 1955, tracks from the quintet albums Free Form(1960) and Abstract
(1962) plus music from Indo-Jazz Fusions with violinist John Mayer.

Contributors

Unknown:
Joe Harriott.
Introduces:
Julian Joseph
Unknown:
Michael Garrick.
Violinist:
John Mayer.

Live from the Barbican in London. Andrew Davis returns to the BBC Symphony
Orchestra for a programme which includes two youthful works: Mozart's second violin concerto, written when he was just 19; and Hugh Wood's first orchestral work, Scenes from Comus, based on Milton's masque. Plus the world premiere of a new work from Brian Elias and Debussy's evocative seascape.
James Ehnes (violin), Susan Gritton (soprano), William Burden (tenor), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Mozart Violin Concerto No 2 in D, K211 Brian Elias The House That Jack Built (BBC commission; first performance)
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Paroles de la Mer It was in the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, that Debussy worked on the score of La Mer. Today's residents of this south coast resort talk about the sea in all its moods.
8.40 Hugh Wood Scenes from Comus Debussy La Mer

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh Wood
Unknown:
Brian Elias
Violin:
James Ehnes
Violin:
Susan Gritton
Soprano:
William Burden
Conductor:
Andrew Davis
Unknown:
Brian Elias

Paul Allen discusses new biographies of Primo Levi by Carol Angiers and by Ian Thomson. Plus an interview with Hari Kunzsru about his debut novel The
Impressionist.

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Allen
Unknown:
Primo Levi
Unknown:
Carol Angiers
Unknown:
Ian Thomson.
Unknown:
Hari Kunzsru

EST. A special gig by the jazz group of the moment, Swedish piano trio EST, recorded last week at Pizza Express in Soho. Led by virtuoso EsbjornSvensson, the group's popularity stems from their mixture of contemporary pop rhythms and memorable tunes with dazzling and imaginative jazz improvisation. Presented by Jez Nelson. Producers Steve Shepherd and Robert Abel

Contributors

Presented By:
Jez Nelson.
Producers:
Steve Shepherd
Producers:
Robert Abel

With Jonathan Swain.
Cimarosa // Matrimonio Segreto (complete performance)
2.45 Tchaikovsky The Seasons, Op37b
3.30 Glazunov Ballet: The Seasons, Op 67
4.10 Bach Suite in A minor, BWV818a
4.25 Telemann Oboe Sonata in E minor
(Largo; Allegro) 4.35 Sullivan Overture in C (In Memoriam) 4.50 Corelli Concerto
Grosso in F, Op 6 No 9 5.00 Traditional Croatian, arrCossetto Ladarke
5.05 Fiocco Sonata in G minor
5.20 Prokofiev Ballet Suite: Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)
5.45 Mozetich Postcard from the Sky

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
Bach Suite

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