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Presented by Penny Gore . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Mozart Overture: Le Nozze di Figaro Korngold Don Quixote 's Dreams of Heroic Deeds Weiss Concerto in F Berlioz Overture: Le
Corsaire Ravel Chanson Epique (Don Quichotte a Dulcinee) Bach Harpsichord Concerto in A,
BWV1055 Purcell Let the Dreadful Engines (The Comical History of Don Quixote) Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K311
8.30-10.00: Guerrero In Exitu Israel Massenet Don Quichotte , Act 3 Strauss Violin Sonata, Op 18

Contributors

Presented By:
Penny Gore
Unknown:
Korngold Don Quixote
Unknown:
Don Quichotte

With Jonathan Swain.
Bach, realised Wendy Carlos Allegro
(Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048)
10.05 Delius Paris - the Song of a Great City RPO, conductor Norman Del Mar
10.31 Bach, arr Britten Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048 Bath Festival Orchestra, conductor Yehudi Menuhin
10.52 Schumann Fantasie in C, Op 17 Claudio Arrau (piano)
11.29 Palestrina First Lesson (Lamentations for Maundy Thursday) Pro Cantione Antiqua , director Bruno Turner
11.38 Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme Paul Tortelier (cello), RPO/Norman Del Mar

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
Wendy Carlos Allegro
Conductor:
Norman Del Mar
Conductor:
Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor:
Schumann Fantasie
Piano:
Claudio Arrau
Unknown:
Cantione Antiqua
Director:
Bruno Turner
Cello:
Paul Tortelier

Regional Variations (2)

Composer of the Week: Respighi

BBC Radio 3

Composer of the Week

Ottorino Respighi

Friends, Romans, Countrymen

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 3

Donald Macleod charts Respighi's ever-complex relationships with his musical colleagues, critics, and the people of Rome, whose city he depicted in his most famous works Show more

Cheltenham International Festival of Music
2/8. A concert given by the Rosamunde Quartet , presented by Tommy Pearson.
Shostakovich String Quartet No 1, Op 49 Valentin Silvestrov
String Quartet No 1 (first UK performance) Schubert String Ouartet in G, D887

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosamunde Quartet
Presented By:
Tommy Pearson.

Spotlight on Anthony Marwood
BBC Philharmonic. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Bax Tintagel Conductor Vernon Handley Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
Anthony Marwood , conductor Edward Downes Khachaturian Spartacus (Ballet Suite No 2) Conductor Barry Wordsworth

Contributors

Presented By:
Petroc Trelawny
Conductor:
Vernon Handley
Conductor:
Anthony Marwood
Conductor:
Edward Downes
Conductor:
Khachaturian Spartacus
Conductor:
Barry Wordsworth

Live from Blackburn Cathedral. Introit: 0 Be
Joyful in the Lord (Howells). Responses:
John Bertalot. Psalms: 32, 33, 34 (Flintoft,
Russell, Wolstenholme). First Reading: Exodus 34, vvl-9, 27-29. Canticles: Short Service (Blow). Second Reading: Luke 11, vv37-end; 12, v1.
Anthem: Ave Maria (David Briggs ). Hymn: Peace, Perfect Peace (Song 46). Organ Voluntary:
Chorale No 3 (Franck). Organist and director of music Richard Tanner , assistant Greg Morris.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Bertalot.
Unknown:
David Briggs
Music:
Richard Tanner
Unknown:
Greg Morris.

In celebration of the sea, an evening of drama, music, commissioned poetry, features and listener contributions. Hosted by Fiona Talkington and Ian McMillan. Beginning with: Sibelius Overture: The Tempest (The Ship Sinks beneath the Waves) Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste

Contributors

Unknown:
Fiona Talkington
Unknown:
Ian McMillan.
Conductor:
Jukka-Pekka Saraste

By William Shakespeare.
Music by Billy Cowie Director David Hunter
Between each act of The Tempest there's music, reports from around Britain's coast, ancient sea poetry made new, and listeners' seaside stories. Including, throughout the evening, live music and sea poetry from Ian McMillan and accordionist Luke Carver Goss , and shanties from Coope Boyes and Simpson.
Britten Dawn (Four Sea Interludes) BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis
Poet and writer Kathleen Jamie sends a dispatch from among 48,065 pairs of breeding gannets. Vauqhan Williams A Sea Symphony (Symphony No 1) (3rdmvt: The Waves)
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Martyn Brabbins Fiona Talkington and Cardiff-based poet Peter Finch take a walk around Cardiff Bay.
Grace Williams Sea Sketches (3rd mvt: Channel Sirens) BBC NOW, conductor Grant Llewellyn
Mark Cocker , author of Birds Britannica, climbs to the top of Rum in the Hebrides to listen to the spooky calls of breeding Manx shearwaters.
Ian McMillan and Snake Davis (saxophone/whistle/ flute) walk along the front at Cleethorpes.
Writer Adam Nicolson stands up for naval heroes on the 200th anniversary of Trafalgar.
Ian McMillan offers up a portrait of his sailing father. Lt Commander J McMillan , and looks at his family's nautical past.
10.40 Roger Nichols and Marie Rolf explore Debussy's La Mer , written 100 years ago.
Debussy La Mer (3rd mvt: Dialogue du Vent et delaMer) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Maritime - a new poem by Peter Reading.
A Hyphenated Europe - an essay from poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw.
Sea Bass/Sea Bass - an improvised sea poem from Ian McMillan , Steve Berry (bass) and Paul Clavis (percussion).
Plus music from pianist Ketil Bjornstad and sea songs from Martin Carthy , Björk and Maddy Prior. Email the programme at thesea@bbc.co.uk
Producers Tim Dee , Megan Jones and David Hunter

Contributors

Unknown:
William Shakespeare.
Music By:
Billy Cowie
Director:
David Hunter
Unknown:
Ian McMillan
Accordionist:
Luke Carver Goss
Unknown:
Coope Boyes
Conductor:
Andrew Davis
Unknown:
Kathleen Jamie
Unknown:
Vauqhan Williams
Conductor:
Martyn Brabbins
Conductor:
Fiona Talkington
Unknown:
Peter Finch
Conductor:
Grant Llewellyn
Conductor:
Mark Cocker
Unknown:
Ian McMillan
Unknown:
Snake Davis
Unknown:
Adam Nicolson
Unknown:
Lt Commander J McMillan
Unknown:
Roger Nichols
Unknown:
Marie Rolf
Unknown:
La Mer
Unknown:
Peter Reading.
Unknown:
Lavinia Greenlaw.
Unknown:
Ian McMillan
Bass:
Steve Berry
Bass:
Paul Clavis
Pianist:
Ketil Bjornstad
Unknown:
Martin Carthy
Producers:
Tim Dee
Producers:
Megan Jones
Producers:
David Hunter
Prospero:
Philip Madoc
Ariel:
Nina Wadia
Miranda:
Catrin Rhys
Caliban:
Josh Richards
Gonzalo:
Rudolph Walker
Alonso:
James Laurenson
Sebastian:
Christian Rodska
Antonio:
Loan Meredith
Ferdinand:
Andrew Cryer
Trinculo:
Ben Crowe
Stefano:
Harry Myers
Boatswain:
Phillip Joseph
Master/Adrian:
Sean Baker
Iris:
Janice Acquah
Ceres:
Jasmine Hyde
Juno:
Clare Corbett

With Susan Sharpe.
VIerne Organ Symphony No 1 Messiaen L'Ascension
Albright In Memoriam Johannes Albrecht
2.15 Musorqsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
2.50 Szymanowski Piano Sonata No 2, Op 21
3.15 Chausson Concerto in D, Op 213.55 Handel Entree; Sinfonia (Alcina) 4.00 Couperin La Francoise (Les
Nations: Ordre No I in E minor) 4.05 J Mouton James James James 4.10 SermisyD'ou VientCela Durante Concerto No I in F minor 4.25 Purcell / Was Glad
4.30 Chopin Scherzo No I in B flat minor, Op 31
4.40 Moszkowski Guitarre 4A5 Prevorsek Spanish Dance
4.50 A Gabriell Ricercar settimo tono; Canzon Arioso
5.00 Luzzaschi 0 Primavera; 0 Dolcezze Amarissime d'Amore 5.05 Fiocco Recorder Sonata in G minor
5.15 Mozart Five Dances 5.30 Tchaikovsky Chants sans Paroles; Melodie, Op 42 No 3 5.35 Strauss Tod und Verklarung 6.00 F Martin Mass 6.25 Schumann Widmung, Op 25 No 16.30 Delius Violin Concerto

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe.
Unknown:
Johannes Albrecht
Unknown:
Mouton James
Unknown:
James James

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