Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases.
Sullivan Incidental music:
Emmanuel Lawler (tenor) RTE Concert Orchestra/ Andrew Penny
7.20 Vivaldi Oboe
Concerto in C (RV450) Douglas Boyd (oboe) Chamber Orchestra of Europe
7.31 Fuchs Cello Sonata
No 2 in Eflat minor Nancy Green (cello)
Caroline Palmer (piano)
Toccata e due canzoni
St Paul CO/
8.19 Beethoven Piano
Concerto No 3 in C minor
John Lill (piano)
City of Birmingham SO/Walter Weller
9.05 Record Review continues with Richard Osborne.
Building a Library:
Mahler's Symphony No 3 by Michael Kennedy. Duncan Druce on Chandos's premiere recording of Tavener's We Shall See Him As He Is.
Lionel Salter reviews new discs of harpsichord music.
10.35 Record Release
Soler Sonatas Nos 22 and 23 in B flat
Bob van Asperen (harpsichord)
10.50 Alfonso X "El
Sabio" Two Cantigas de Santa Maria
Bagby (voice) and Barbara Thornton (instrumental)
La Suzanne; La Genty; La Malesherbe
11.18 Even contemporary music can become historical: Stockhausen is publishing a huge CD retrospective of his music, and The Whale, the work that launched John
Tavener's career, has been reissued. Michael
Oliver assesses these and other.releases.
Anna Reynolds (mezzo) Raimund Herinckx (baritone)
Alvar Liddell (speaker) John Tavener
London Sinfonietta Chorus London Sinfonietta/
David Atherton. Records Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(9.05-10.35 repeated on Wednesday at 2.00pm)
John Purser presents the first of five concerts of Scottish music from the Edinburgh International Festival.
From Columba to Carver A sequence including
Celtic chants in honour of St Columba and St
Kentigern; tropes and polyphony from St
Andrew's Music Book; motets by Robert Carver ; and readings from Celtic texts and the earliest translation of the Bible into Scots (1520). Cappella Nova/ Alan Tavener
Tom Fleming (reader)
Octet-Partita in Eflat
Members of the Chamber
Orchestra of Europe. Record
Koussevitzky in Europe: 2 Humphrey Burton presents the third of 12 programmes reflecting the great legacy of recordings and commissions by the conductor
Serge Koussevitzky. With reminiscences from the violinist Isaac Stem.
Strauss Don Juan Brahms
Violin Concerto in D Jascha Heifetz (violin) Sibelius
Symphony No 2 in D Boston SO/Serge
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott
with James Naughtie. Producer David Gallagher
Vilmos Szabadi (violin) Marta Gulyas (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) Mozart Sonata in Eflat (K481)
A new production of Verdi's opera live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Sung in Italian.
Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra conductor Edward Downes
8.30 Verdi and Religion Roger Parker considers the place of religion in Verdi's life and operas.
8.50 Acts 2 and 3 (In association with the Friends of Covent Garden)
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Last year, Paul Theroux made a trip to many of the islands in the Pacific.
Here, he ponders on the strangeness of Easter Island.
Producer Duncan Minshull
Janis Vakarelis (piano)
Prokofiev Sonata No 7, Op 83
Michel Philippot Sonata No 2
Brian Morton with news and reviews, including interviews with two guitarists from very different schools -
Martin Taylor , and Derek Bailey who also runs his own small record label, Incus. Producer Derek Drescher