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Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Mozart Rondo Concertante in B flat, K269 Scottish Chamber Orchestra, director Alexander Janiczek (violin)
Couperin Troisi ème Lecon de Tenebres
Sophie Daneman and Patricia Petibon (sopranos), Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
Beethoven Andante in F for piano (Andante Favori) Alfred Brendel
8.30-10.00: Milandre Piece in D for viola d'amore and continuo Concerto Caledonia
Purcell From Rosy Bow'rs Catherine Bott (soprano). Mark Levy (bass viol), David Roblou (harpsichord) Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast)
Frankfurt Radio SO, conductor Eliahu Inbal


Mozart Rondo Concertante
Alexander Janiczek
Couperin Troisi
Sophie Daneman
Patricia Petibon
William Christie
Beethoven Andante
Alfred Brendel
Catherine Bott
Mark Levy
David Roblou
Eliahu Inbal

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Saint-Sains Overture: La Princesse Jaune Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch
10.06 Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C. BWV1066 La Petite Bande, director Sigiswald Kuijken
10.30 Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer) Janacek Quartet
10.49 Tchaikovsky The Voyevoda, Op 78 USSR SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
11.01 Britten Sacred and Profane, Op 91 Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton
11.17 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 47(Kreutzer) Maxim Vengerov , Alexander Markovich (piano)


Presented By:
Sarah Walker.
Charles Munch
Yevgeni Svetlanov
Britten Sacred
Stephen Layton
Maxim Vengerov
Alexander Markovich

Regional Variations (2)

Composer of the Week:Frank Martin (1890-1974)

BBC Radio 3

Composer of the Week

Frank Martin

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 3

Frank Martin was born in Geneva in September 1890, and died in Holland in 1974. Donald Macleod visits his home in Naarden, Holland, now a museum to his life and work, and meets his widow Maria Martin. Show more

BBC Proms Chamber Music
Introduced by Christopher Cook. live from Cadogan Hall, London. Conductor Stephen Layton and his choir explore the creative interplay of words and music.
Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton
Vauqhan Williams 0 Mistress Mine; Willow, Willow; Come Away Death
Britten Old French Chorale; The Shepherd's Carol Tavener The Tyger; The Lamb Bo Holten Spring; Night
Jaakko Mantyjarvi Come Away Death; Lullaby; Double, Double Toil and Trouble; Full Fathom Five Frank Martin Full Fathom Five
Vaughan Williams Full Fathom Five;
The Cloud Capped Towers; Over Hill, Over Dale Repeated on Saturday at 2pm
2.00 BBC Proms 2007
Another chance to hear last Wednesday's Prom. Presented by Christopher Cook.
James Ehnes (violin), Bournemouth SO, conductor Marin Alsop.
Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 3 Barber Violin Concerto Copland Symphony No 3
3.30 From Wigmore Hall, London Presented by Penny Gore.
Antoine Tamestit (viola), Wihan Quartet Llgeti Sonata for solo viola
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 54 No 1
Dvorak String Quartet in E flat, Op 51


Introduced By:
Christopher Cook.
Stephen Layton
Stephen Layton
Vauqhan Williams
Carol Tavener
Presented By:
Christopher Cook.
James Ehnes
Marin Alsop.
Antoine Tamestit

Rob Cowan presents live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Esa-Pekka Salonen makes a return to the BBC Symphony Orchestra for a programme with French connections. There's Salonen's own selection of orchestral excerpts from Berlioz's great Shakespearean dramatic symphony, Ravel's homage to early French dance forms, and Salonen's new Piano Concerto.
Yefim Bronfman (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen

Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin
Esa-Pekka Salonen Piano Concerto
(BBC co-commission: first European performance)

8.30 Twenty Minutes: This Green Plot
Michael Dobson takes his exploration of the history of outdoor productions of Shakespeare into the realms of the amateur theatre company.

8.50 Berlioz Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)

(This concert is also broadcast live on BBC4)
(Repeated on Monday 6 August at 2pm)


Rob Cowan
Yefim Bronfman
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Presenter (Twenty Minutes):
Michael Dobson

Halm Norman Lebrecht talks to early music specialist
Emmanuelle Haim about her progression from vocal coach to conductor, the forming of her Baroque music ensemble Le Concert d'Astree, and her views on authenticity in performance. Producer Jessica Isaacs


Halm Norman Lebrecht
Emmanuelle Haim
Jessica Isaacs

Ian Skelly presents a sequence of music with a featured Proms performer leading the way. Swedish mezzo Anne Sofie von Otter begins tonight's programme with songs by Schumann.


Ian Skelly
Anne Sofie von Otter

Under the Influence
1/3. Three contemporary poets write about poetry that has influenced their work. Anne Stevenson is now in her 70s and for all her writing life TS Eliot has been a constant presence. It is not his religious thinking nor his striking imagery but rather something overheard that has influenced her - the rhythms of Eliot's verse.


Anne Stevenson

Andrew McGregor winds up Radio 3's on-site coverage of the 2007 Womad festival. Highlights include the mesmerising Portuguese fado singer Mariza, the gun-slinging desert-blues giants Tinariwen, and a show-closing set from Senegalese superstar Baaba Maal.


Andrew McGregor

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Liszt Sonetto 47 del Petrarca, (Annees de Pèlerinage, Bk 2) Jan Michiels (piano)
Schubert Der Rattenf anger, D255; Der Tod und das Madchen D531; Der Doppelganger (Schwanengesang); Erlkonig,
D328 Yves Saelens (tenor), Inge Spinette (piano) Liszt Der Doppelganger - Vision, for piano, S560 No 12; Mephisto-Waltz Not DerTanz in der Dorfschenke Jan Michiels (piano) Benedetto Sia 'I Ciorno, S270 No 2 (Tre Sonetti di
Petrarca); Die Lorelei (Ich weiss nicht), S273 Yves Saelens (tenor), Inge Spinette (piano) 1.50 Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor 2.21 Doppler Fantaisie Pastoral Hongroise, Op 26 2.32 Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op 45
3.39 Telemann Quartet in E minor for flute, violin, gamba and continuo (Paris Quartet) 3.59 Hempenlus Variations: Wien Neerlandsch Bloed 4.06 JM Bach Come Let Us Praise the Lord 4.12 Abel Symphony in B flat, Op 10 No 2 4.24 Ruppe Duetto in F 4.34 Mozart Symphony No I in E flat,
K16 4.47 Paderewski Nocturne , Op 16 No 4 4.52 Vauqhan Williams Romance for viola and piano 5.00 Mosonyi
Studies for the teaching of the Interpretation of Hungarian Music 5.13 Erkel Bank Ban (excerpts) 5.18 Anon Bashraf Saba 5.25 Anon Three Sephardic Romances 5.34
Svendsen Romance in G for violin and orchestra, Op 26
5.43 Tchaikovsky Slavonic March in B flat minor, Op 31
(Marche Slave) 5.53 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in F, Op 46 No 4
6.00 Bach Cantata No 202: Weichet nur, betrubte Schatten
6.20 Buffardin Concerto a 5 in [ minor for flute and strings
6.33 Lindblad String Quartet No 6 in E flat


Presented By:
Susan Sharpe.
Jan Michiels
Schubert Der Rattenf
Yves Saelens
Liszt Der
Yves Saelens
Brahms Ein
Wien Neerlandsch Bloed
Abel Symphony
Ruppe Duetto
Paderewski Nocturne

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