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: Record Review

Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases.
Moniuszko Overture:
Winter's Tale
Pomeranian Philharmonic, Bydgoszcz/
Robert Satanowski
7.16 Mozart Trio in Efkt (K498) (Kegelstatt) Karl Leister (clarinet) Wolfram Christ (viola) James Levine (piano)
7.38 Ravel
Suite: Ma mère l'oye Duo Crommelynck (piano duo)
7.53 Bach Concerto for violin and oboe (BWV1060) Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Scottish Ensemble/
Jonathan Rees (violin)
8.09 Hindemith
The Four Temperaments Howard Shelley (piano) BBC Philharmonic/ Yan Pascal Tortelier
8.38 Offenbach Tales of Hoffmann (Act 2 Finale) Eva Lind (soprano)
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo) Francisco Araiza (tenor) Leipzig Radio Chorus Dresden Staatskapelle/ Jeffrey Tate


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Robert Satanowski
Clarinet: Karl Leister
Viola: Wolfram Christ
Piano: James Levine
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Violin: Jonathan Rees
Soprano: Eva Lind
Soprano: Anne Sofie von Otter
Tenor: Francisco Araiza
Unknown: Jeffrey Tate

: News

9.05 Record Review continues with Anthony Burton.
Building a Library:
Mozart's Violin Concerto
No 5 in A (K219) by Stephen Dodgson.
Ivan Hewett on new recordings of contemporary music, including Anthony Davis 's opera on Malcolm X and the violin concertos by Berg and Rihm played by Anne-Sophie Mutter.
10.35 Record Release
Fred Lerdahl Waves
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10.52 Anthony Davis X, The Life and Times of Malcohn X (excerpt) Soloists
Episteme Ensemble
Orchestra of St Luke's/ William Henry Curry
11.18 Celso Garrido -
Lecca String Quartet No 2 Latin-American Quartet
11.43 The years after the Second World War were
Decca's golden age, memorably chronicled by John Culshaw. Decca has been reissuing many recordings from this era - and often deleting them again. Bernard Keeffe picks the titles to snap up and introduces
12.46 Berlioz Overture:
Benvenuto Cellini
Paris Conservatoire
Orchestra/Charles Munch (Mono. 1946) Records
Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(9.05-10.35 repeated Wednesday 2.00pm)


Unknown: Anthony Burton.
Unknown: Stephen Dodgson.
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Anthony Davis
Unknown: Anthony Davis
Unknown: William Henry Curry
Unknown: Celso Garrido
Unknown: John Culshaw.
Unknown: Bernard Keeffe
Producers: Nick Morgan
Producers: Clive Portbury

: News

: Scotland's Music

Scotus Germanicus
The fourth of five programmes presented by John Purser.
Marie McLaughlin (soprano)
Malcolm Martineau (piano) Hebrides Ensemble
John Thomson Piano
Trio in G minor. Bagatelle; Mazurka; Drei Lieder, Yes! Thou Must Sigh
James Hogg , arr James Dewar Lie Still My Love Hamish MacCunn 0
Would That I Again Could See; I Will Think of Tliee, My Love; Song of the South; In the Glen
A C MacKenzie Piano
Quartet in Eflat


Presented By: John Purser.
Soprano: Marie McLaughlin
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: James Hogg
Unknown: James Dewar
Unknown: Hamish MacCunn

: The Koussevitzky Legacy

5: BSO Anniversary Season 1930-31 (2) Humphrey Burton continues his 12-part series with the second of three programmes of music from the Boston
Symphony's fiftieth anniversary season, including a reminiscence of Hindemith's teaching at Tanglewood from composer Harold Shapero. Hanson Symphony No 2 (Romantic)
Hindemith Konzertmusik , Op 50
Honegger Symphony No 1 Gershwin Second Rhapsody Stravinsky
Symphony of Psalms Records


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Harold Shapero.
Unknown: Hindemith Konzertmusik

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Third Opinion

Chris Cook tours regional theatre issues with Jude Kelly. Plus reviews of new productions at
Nottingham, Leicester and Norwich with Viv Gardner , John Florance and Sarah Hemming. Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Chris Cook
Unknown: Jude Kelly.
Unknown: Viv Gardner
Unknown: John Florance
Unknown: Sarah Hemming.
Producer: Julian Hale

: Live from the Met

Opera's favourite double bill. Mascagni's story of hot-blooded love and jealousy in Sicily, followed by Leoncavallo's opera about a clown, heartbroken at his wife's infidelity, who murders his rival.
Cavalleria Rusticana (sop)BECCARIA (bar) (mezzo) (mezzo)
7.55 The Metropolitan' Opera Quiz
Listeners challenge three opera experts.
8.25 1 Pagliacci (baritone)(tenor)(sop)(bar) (tenor)
Metropolitan Opera
Chorus and Orchestra conductor Nello Santi (An EBU presentation in association with the Texaco
Metropolitan Opera International Network)


Conductor: Nello Santi
Santuzza: Waltraud Meier
Turiddu: Bruno (tenor)
Alfio: Timothy Noble
Lola: Wendy White
Mamma Lucia: Judith Christin
Tonio: Juan Pons
Canio: Vladimir Atlantov
Nedda: Barbara Daniels
Silvio: Kim Josephson
Beppe: Anthony Laciura

: 20s SEASON Dancing on a Tightrope

A reassessment of Jean Cocteau , poet, draughtsman, dramatist, cinéaste, novelist and diarist, friend of Picasso and.Diaghilev and perpetual enfant terrible. Was he a dilettante or a genius, innovator or imitator? Richard Mayne looks again at the life and the legend, with archive recordings of Cocteau and contributions from friends and collaborators including Nicole Stephane , Denise Tual ,
Carole Weisweiler , James Lord and Bernard Minoret , and from film historian Michel Ciment , writer Edmund White , author and screenwriter Jacques Fieschi , Prof Pierre Caizergues, editor of Cocteau's work, and Michael Sheringham , Professor of French at Kent University. Producer Judith Bumpus


Unknown: Jean Cocteau
Unknown: Richard Mayne
Unknown: Nicole Stephane
Unknown: Denise Tual
Unknown: Carole Weisweiler
Unknown: James Lord
Unknown: Bernard Minoret
Unknown: Michel Ciment
Unknown: Edmund White
Unknown: Jacques Fieschi
Unknown: Prof Pierre
Unknown: Michael Sheringham
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: Straight Face

The group led by bass player Mick Hutton in concert last October at the Junction, Cambridge, with Claire Martin (vocals), lain Ballamy (saxophones), Nikki lies (piano) and Steve Arguelles (drums). They play a group of pieces by Hutton commissioned by the Cambridge Modem Jazz Club. The recording is introduced by Geoffrey Smith , who talks to
Mick Hutton during the interval.


Unknown: Mick Hutton
Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Steve Arguelles
Introduced By: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Mick Hutton

: News

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