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Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases.
Dukas Overture: Polyeucte Nouvel Orchestre
Philharmonique/ Armin Jordan
7.17 Beethoven Ah! perfido ... Perpietd Charlotte Margiono (soprano)
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/
John Eliot Gardiner
7.31 Dyson
Concerto leggiero
Eric Parkin (piano) City of London
Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
7.51 Haydn Divertimento in G (HIV 3) (Ixndon Trio) Jean-Pierre Rampal and Wolfgang Schulz (flutes) Gilbert Audin (bassoon)
8.11 Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Bartok Music for strings, percussion and celesta Ferenc Liszt CO/ Janos Rolla


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Armin Jordan
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Piano: Eric Parkin
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flutes: Wolfgang Schulz
Bassoon: Gilbert Audin
Piano: Bartok Music
Unknown: Janos Rolla

: News

9.05 Record Review continues with Roderick Swanston.
Building a Library
Honegger's Le roi David by Michael Oliver. Stephen Dodgson investigates a new set of Clementi's complete orchestral works. John Warrack on new lieder CDs, including three recordings of Schubert's Die Schone Mullerin.
10.35 Record Release Clementi
Symphony No 4 in D Philharmonia/
Francesco D'Avalos
11.01 An extract from
John Warrack 's preferred version of Die Schone
11.35 Thirty years ago
Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic were CBS's prize artists. Sony Classical are now reissuing the recordings they made, and David Gutman picks the plums.
12.36 Hindemith
Metamorphoses on themes of Carl Maria von Weber New York PO/
Leonard Bernstein. Records
Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(9.05-10.35 repeated Wednesday 2.00pm)


Unknown: Roderick Swanston.
Unknown: Michael Oliver.
Unknown: Stephen Dodgson
Unknown: John Warrack
Unknown: Francesco D'Avalos
Unknown: John Warrack
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: David Gutman
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein.
Unknown: Clive Portbury

: News

: Boston Symphony Chamber Players

Poulenc Sextet for piano and wind
Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op 114
Leon Kirchner Piano Trio Mozart Piano Quartet in Eflat(K493)


Piano: Leon Kirchner

: High Flying Music

John Jenkins ' consort music played by the Parley of Instruments directed by Peter Holman. Record


Unknown: John Jenkins
Directed By: Peter Holman.

: Vienna: the Philharmonic Years 1842-1992

Richard Osborne presents the last of 12 programmes documenting 150 years of music-making. Vienna Today
With contributions from
Claudio Abbado , James Levine and Sir Charles Mackerras.
J Strauss (son) Quadrille on themes from Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera " conductor Claudio Abbado
Mozart Symphony No 1 in E flat (K 16) conductor James Levine Schubert
Symphony No 3 in D conductor Carlos Kleiber
R Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos (excerpt)
Agnes Baltsa (mezzo)
Kathleen Battle (soprano) Hermann Prey (baritone) Heinz Zednik (tenor) conductor James Levine
Ravel Daphnis et Chloe (excerpt) Vienna State Opera Chorus conductor James Levine Boulez Notations [-IV conductor Claudio Abbado
Janacek The Cunning
Little Vixen (closing scene) Dalibor Jedlicka (bass) Peter Saray (treble) conductor
Charles Mackerras
Series producer Patrick Lambert


Unknown: Richard Osborne
Unknown: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: James Levine
Unknown: Sir Charles MacKerras.
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: James Levine
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Unknown: Strauss Ariadne
Unknown: Agnes Baltsa
Soprano: Kathleen Battle
Tenor: Heinz Zednik
Conductor: James Levine
Conductor: Ravel Daphnis
Conductor: James Levine
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Bass: Dalibor Jedlicka
Bass: Peter Saray
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Die Frau ohne Schatten

by Richard Strauss , live from the Royal Opera
House, Covent Garden, in John Cox 's new production with designs by David Hockney.
The high point of Strauss's collaboration with playwright Hugo von
Hofmannsthal, this huge fairy-tale opera set in the human and spirit world of the mythical South
Eastern Islands is an allegory on the transcending power of self-sacrifice and compassion for others - through which the Empress, the "woman without a shadow" who cannot bear children, finds her love finally fulfilled in fertility. Sung in German.
Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra conductor Bernard Haitink
7.05 Music into Art
David Hockney talks to Natalie Wheen about his designs for Die Frau ohne Schatten.
7.25 Act 2
8.35 Child of Sorrow
The troubled evolution of Die Frau ohne Schatten is highlighted through the correspondence between
Hofmannsthal and Strauss.
8.55 Act 5
0 MUSIC AND ARTS: page 10


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: John Cox
Unknown: David Hockney.
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Talks: David Hockney
Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Nurse: Jane Henschel(mezzo)
Spirit Messenger: Robert Hayward(bass)
Emperor: Paul Frey(tenor)
Empress: Anna Tomowa-Sintow(sop)
Falcon: Jacquelyn Fugelle(sop)
One-eyed brother: Daniel Washington(bar)
Hunchback brother: Anthony Roden(tenor)
One-armed brother: Roderick Earle(bass)
Barak's wife: Gwyneth Jones(sop)
Barak: Franz Grundheber(bass)
Apparition: Peter Bronder(tenor)
Voice from above: Gillian Knight(mezzo)
Guardian of the Threshold: Judith Howarth(sop)

: Third Opinion

Christopher Cook presents a bi-media edition, including reviews of Radio 4's new series Tolstoy - at War and Peace, BBC2's Performance drama season, and the series Catholics and Sex on Channel 4.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Impressions

Brian Morton talks to South African pianist
Bheki Mseleku about his work and introduces a recording of a solo performance he gave in Symphony Hall,
Birmingham. Plus reviews of new albums by saxophonist Bill Perkins and the Metropole
Orchestra and by pianist Elaine Elias.
Producer Derek Drescher


Talks: Brian Morton
Pianist: Bheki Mseleku
Unknown: Bill Perkins
Pianist: Elaine Elias.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: News

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