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Music includes:
7.00-830: Purcell, arr Ian Gammle An Evening Hymn Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor), Paragon Saxophone Quartet
Offenbach Ballet of the Snowflakes (A Trip to the Moon) Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
Bach Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV550 Marie-Claire Alain (organ)
830-10.00: Boccherini Symphony in B flat, Op 35 No 6 European Community Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jbrg Faerber
Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp. Op 60 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Strozzi Lamento: Lagrime Mie
Anna Caterina Antonacci (mezzo),
Modo Antiquo , director Federico Maria Sardelli

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Gammle
Unknown:
Lawrence Zazzo
Conductor:
Marc Minkowski
Conductor:
Bach Prelude
Unknown:
Marie-Claire Alain
Conductor:
Jbrg Faerber
Conductor:
Chopin Barcarolle
Piano:
Maurizio Pollini
Unknown:
Lagrime Mie
Unknown:
Anna Caterina Antonacci
Unknown:
Modo Antiquo
Director:
Federico Maria Sardelli

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Dupre Prelude and Fugue in C, Op 7 No 1 Jeremy Filsell (organ)
10.08 Messiaen Reveil des Oiseaux
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
10.30 Respighi Suite: The Birds
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.50 Bach Keyboard Partita No 2 in C minor, BWV826 Martha Argerich (piano)
11.10 Benjamin Olicantus London Sinfonietta
11.15 Olivier Messiaen Amen du Desir (Visions de l'Amen) The composer and Yvonne Loriod (pianos)
11.28 Peter Lieberson Neruda Songs Lorraine Hunt-Lieberson (mezzo), Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor James Levine

Contributors

Presented By:
Sarah Walker.
Conductor:
Pierre Boulez
Conductor:
Antal Dorati
Piano:
Martha Argerich
Unknown:
Olivier Messiaen
Pianos:
Yvonne Loriod
Pianos:
Peter Lieberson Neruda
Songs:
Lorraine Hunt-Lieberson
Conductor:
James Levine

3/5. Bartok's all-consuming passion for collecting and arranging folk songs faltered over a crisis in his own compositional style. In the rapidly changing musical landscape, he stopped composing altogether for a few years and struggled to find his own voice. Donald Macleod looks at Bartok's middle years.
Eight Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, No 2 Murray Perahia (piano)
Out of Doors, Nos 1, 3 and 6 Joanna MacGregor (piano) String Quartet No 3 Emerson Quartet
Piano Concerto No 2
Zoltan Kocsis (piano), Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer Repeated at 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Piano:
Joanna MacGregor
Piano:
Zoltan Kocsis
Conductor:
Ivan Fischer

Introduced by Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Vienna Old and New
Today's concert features a ground-breaking work by Mozart and a piano trio transcription of a famous string piece by Schoenberg, made by his pupil Edward Steuermann.
Mozart Piano Trio in G,
K496 Schoenberg , arr Steuermann Verklarte Nacht
2.00 French Festivals
Music from the festivals of La Roque d'Antheron and Montpellier.
Ravel La Valse Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung
Albeniz Iberia, Bk 3 Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano) Lalo Fiesque (Acts 1 and 2) Latvian Radio Chorus, Montpellier National Orchestra, conductor Alain Altinoglu
4.00 The Making of Music
13/30. The Puritans. Oliver Cromwell may have sent his Parliamentary visitor William Dowsing to smash up organs in churches but, privately, he not only liked music, he also commissioned composers formerly employed by Charles I to write for him and his new regime.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Louise Fryer.
Unknown:
Edward Steuermann.
Unknown:
K496 Schoenberg
Conductor:
Myung-Whun Chung
Piano:
Marc-Andre Hamelin
Conductor:
Alain Altinoglu
Unknown:
Oliver Cromwell
Unknown:
William Dowsing
Fiesque:
Roberto Alagna (tenor)
Leonore:
Michelle Cannicclonl (soprano)
Julie:
Beatrice Uria-Monzon (mezzo)
Verrina:
Franck Ferrari (bass)
Hassan:
Jean-Sebastien Bou (baritone)

In their first visit to Finland for more than 15 years, the BBC Singers give a concert at the Tampere
Festival. As well as exploring choral folk music from the four corners of the British Isles, the concert features the first performance of a specially commissioned work by the BBC Singers' associate composer Judith Bingham.
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs Trad, arr Grainger Brigg Fair Trad, arr Hoist / Love My Love Britten Five Flower Songs
Judith Binqham The Hired Hand (first performance) Giles Swayne Magnificat
Tippett Over the Sea to Skye
Peter Maxwell Davies A Hoy Calendar Edward Cowie Lyre-Bird Motet
Tippett Four Songs from the British Isles

Contributors

Unknown:
Judith Bingham.
Conductor:
Stephen Cleobury
Conductor:
Vaughan Williams
Songs:
Judith Binqham
Unknown:
Giles Swayne
Unknown:
Edward Cowie

Regional Variations (2)

Night Waves

BBC Radio 3

Night Waves

Christopher Hitchens, Jonathan Miller and Sydney Pollack

Duration: 45 minutes

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Available for over a year

Christopher Hitchens discusses his book 'God is not Great', plus Jonathan Miller and Rachel Campbell-Johnston on medical exhibitions and Sydney Pollack talks about Frank Gehry.
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Presented by Verity Sharp. Pete Seeger borrows from Beethoven, Montserrat Figueras sings an ancient romance, and Richard Pinhas delivers his dense soundscape Dextro for guitar, electronics and drums.

Contributors

Presented By:
Verity Sharp.
Presented By:
Pete Seeger
Unknown:
Montserrat Figueras
Unknown:
Richard Pinhas

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Mozart Fantasia in F minor for mechanical organ, K608
Shostakovich Credo: The Cathedral (Gadfly, Op 97) Gllere Fugue on a Russian Christmas Song Glazunov Fantasy for organ. Op 110 Bohm Chorale Prelude: Vater unser im
Himmelreich Bach Chorale Prelude: Dies sind die heil'gen zehn Gebot, BWV678 Liszt Fantasia and Fugue (Ad Nos, ad Salutarem Undam) Harris Prelude in E flat (Four Short
Pieces for organ) David Goode (organ) 2.17 Elgar The Dream of Gerontius, Op 38 3.49 Crusell Clarinet Concerto No 1 in E flat
4.12 Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Caphccioso for violin and orchestra. Op 28 4.21 Purcell Suite: The Duke of Gloucester's Trumpet 4.32 Domenico da Piacenza La fia Guilmin 4.34 Luzzaschi Cor Mio, Deh Non Languire
4.37 Kraus String Quartet No 4 in D 4.53 Shostakovich Festive Overture 5.00 Haydn Mass in B flat Missa Brevis Sancti
Joannis de Deo, H XXII 7 (Kleine Orgelmesse) 5.17 Nin Seguida Espanola 5.26 Mehul Symphony No I in G minor 5.53 Bach Toccata in D, BWV912 6.05 Mozart Symphony No 23 in D, K181
6.17 Mundy Lightly She Whipped o'er the Dales 6.20 Weelkes As Vesta Was from Latmos Hill Descending 6.24 Beethoven Piano Sonata in G. Op 14 No 2 6.38 Britten Choral Dances (Gloriana) 6.47 Ziatic Three Symphonic Dances

Contributors

Presented By:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
David Goode

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