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This week Penny Gore explores concerti grossi old and new, and performances by Radio 3 New Generation Artists past and present.
7.00-8.30: Corelli Concerto Grosso in F
Op 6 No 2 L'Europa Galante, conductor Fabio Biond i Glinka Summer Night in Madrid USSR SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
Schubert Nacht und Traume, 0827; Delphine, D857No 1 Sally Matthews (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
8.30-10.00: Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli BBC SO, conductor Andrew Davis Mozart Divertimento in F K213
Members of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe Debussy String Quartet Belcea Quartet

Contributors

Conductor:
Fabio Biond
Conductor:
Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor:
Schubert Nacht
Soprano:
Sally Matthews
Soprano:
Malcolm Martineau
Conductor:
Andrew Davis

With Jonathan Swain. Featuring Mahler symphonies and recordings by Van Cliburn. Grainger Handel in the Strand
Percy Grainger (piano), Leopold Stokowski and His Symphony Orchestra
10.05 Brahms Variations and Fugue on a theme of Handel, Op 24 Van Cliburn (piano)
10.35 Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection) Heather Harper (soprano), Helen Watts
(contralto), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
Van Cliburn.
Unknown:
Grainger Handel
Piano:
Percy Grainger
Piano:
Leopold Stokowski
Piano:
Van Cliburn
Soprano:
Heather Harper
Soprano:
Helen Watts
Conductor:
Georg Solti

1/5. England's Greatest Composer
Donald Macleod explains why he thinks Purcell deserves to be championed above his compatriots. Trumpet Overture (The Indian Queen)
Purcell Simfony , director Catherine Mackintosh From Rosy Bow'rs (The Comical History of Don Quixote ) Nancy Argenta (soprano), Nigel North (Baroque guitar), Richard Boothby (viola da gamba), Paul Nicholson (harpsichord) Incidental music: The Virtuous Wife
Parley of Instruments, conductor Peter Holman Sonata No 9 in F (Golden Sonata) (Sonatas in Four Parts) London Baroque
Three Parts on a Ground; St Cecilia's Day Ode: Welcome to All the Pleasures Taverner Players, Consort and Choir, director Andrew Parrott
Producer Chris Taylor Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Unknown:
Purcell Simfony
Director:
Catherine MacKintosh
Unknown:
Don Quixote
Soprano:
Nancy Argenta
Soprano:
Nigel North
Guitar:
Richard Boothby
Harpsichord:
Paul Nicholson
Conductor:
Peter Holman
Director:
Andrew Parrott
Producer:
Chris Taylor

Live from London's Wigmore Hall, presented by Verity Sharp. Macedonian pianist Simon Trpceski made his Wigmore
Hall debut exactly four years ago today. A former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, and now pursuing a very busy and successful career, he returns with a concert of music by two composers who were also great pianists of their day. Chopin Polonaise in Fsharp minor, Op 44;
Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20; Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31
Rachmaninov Prelude in G flat, Op 23 No 10;
Lilacs, Op 21 No 5; Prelude in G sharp. Op 32 No 12; Daisies, Op 38 No 3; Prelude in D, Op 23 No 4; Prelude in B flat, Op 23 No 2

Contributors

Presented By:
Verity Sharp.
Pianist:
Simon Trpceski
Unknown:
Chopin Polonaise

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Sarah Walker.
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
Laurent Korcia , conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) Conductor Gianandrea Noseda
Beethoven's Symphony No 6 is available for download in MP3 format from 28 June to 4 July at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3

Contributors

Presented By:
Sarah Walker.
Violin:
Lyudmila Tchaikovsky
Conductor:
Laurent Korcia
Conductor:
Gianandrea Noseda

Today's programme for younger people includes music from Ireland, a musical storm and the soundtrack from the film Dances with Wolves.
Presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Visit the website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks

Contributors

Presented By:
Angellica Bell
Unknown:
Adrian Dickson.

Tommy Pearson rounds up the best recent soundtrack CD releases, and his guest is composer Joby Talbot , who talks about his music for the film versions of The League of Gentlemen and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG email: stageandscreengibbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Pearson
Unknown:
Joby Talbot
Unknown:
Queen Margaret Drive

Aldeburgh Festival 2005
Thomas Ades conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in a performance of two great Russian masterpieces given yesterday at the Snape Maltings Concert Hall in Suffolk. The presenter is Louise Fryer.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Ades
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathétique)

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Ades
Unknown:
Louise Fryer.
Conductor:
Thomas Ades

The BBC Singers, conducted by Justin Doyle , perform a selection of church music by the English composer Anthony Milner who died in 2002, including anthems, motets and a setting of the mass, representative of the composer's devout Roman Catholic beliefs.

Contributors

Conducted By:
Justin Doyle
Unknown:
Anthony Milner

In the first of a week-long series of letters about African universities, Egyptian writer and academic Nawal El Saadawi explores the history of the University of Cairo and reflects on some of the problems inherent within the Egyptian higher education system. Matthew Sweet presents. Producer Phil Tinline

Contributors

Unknown:
El Saadawi
Producer:
Phil Tinline

This week Fiona Talkington introduces sets specially recorded earlier this month at the new Wychwood Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. Tonight it's the turn of the Norwegian ten-piece band Jaga Jazzist. Plus a look back at the music of the late Simon Jeffes , founder of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra.

Contributors

Introduces:
Fiona Talkington
Unknown:
Jaga Jazzist.
Unknown:
Simon Jeffes

Regional Variations (2)

Composer of the Week: Henze

BBC Radio 3

Composer of the Week

Hans Werner Henze

The Warm South

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 3

Donald Macleod explores Henze's first taste of Italy, and discusses the way his new-found expressive richness and lyricism was received by the avant garde at Darmstadt.
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With Susan Sharpe.
Debussy Piano Trio in G (Premier Trio) Martin Trio on Irish Airs Saint- Saens Piano Trio in E minor, Op 92
2.15 Rameau Le Temple de la Gloire 2.45 Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV225 2.55 Schumann
Fantaisie in C, Op 17 3.25 Schubert Der Schiffer, K536b
3.40 Mozart Symphony No 39 in E flat, K543 4.10 Dvorak Furiant, Op 85 4.15 Paganini Moses Fantaisie 4.25 Tobias Wouldn't You Know 4.30 Wiren Serenade for strings, Op 11
4.45 Sisask Praise Maria from Your Heart Corelli
Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 5.00 Van Bree Concert Overture in B minor 5.10 Debussy La Damoiselle Elue
5.15 Telemann Fantasia in D minor 5.20 Strozzl Hor Che Apollo 5.30 Chopin Meine Freuden 5.35 Liszt
Prometheus 5.50 Brahms Adagio (Trio in A minor, Op 114)
6.00 CPE Bach Wer ist so wurdig als du, Wq222
6.05 Debussy Jardins sous la Pluie 6.10 Borodin
Symphony No 3 in A minor 6.25 Schulhoff Duo for violin and cello 6.40 Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe.

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