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Luther and Music

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: Record Review

Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases. Pfitzner Fantasy, Op 56 Bamberg SO'Werner Andreas Albert
7.14 Tchaikovsky
Theme and Variations, Op 19 No 6
Viktoria Postnikova (piano)
7.27 Hotteterre
Suite No 1 for two treble instruments and cnntinuo Ensemble Isabella d'Este
7.42 Schubert
Symphony No 3 in D Northern Sinfonia/ Heinrich Schiff
8.07 Brahms
Violin Sonata in A, Op
Augustin Dumay (violin) Maria-Joao Pires (piano)
Poulenc Gloria
Catherine Dubosc (soprano) Westminster Singers City of London Sinfonia/
Richard Hickox


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Werner Andreas Albert
Unknown: Heinrich Schiff
Violin: Augustin Dumay
Piano: Maria-Joao Pires
Piano: Poulenc Gloria
Soprano: Catherine Dubosc
Unknown: Richard Hickox

: News

9.05 Record Review continues with Richard Osborne. Building a Library: Schumann's Kreisleriana by Jerrold Northrop Moore.
John Deathridge reviews operas by Korngold and Krenek from Decca's series of music banned by the Nazis and two German Romantic operas that were being revived at the same time. (Krenek's 's "Das Wunder der Heliane" Thursday 1.05pm)
10.35 Record Release
Hoffmann Undine (excerpt)
Krisztina Laki (soprano)
Roland Herrmann (baritone) Mani Mekler (soprano) Karl Ridderbusch (bass)
Choir of St Hedwig's, Berlin Berlin RSO/Roland Bader
11.05 Krenek Jonny spielt auf (excerpt) Krister St Hill (singer)
Alessandra Marc (soprano) Marita Posselt (singer) Heinz Kruse (tenor)
Michael Kraus (tenor) Leipzig Opera Chorus Leipzig Gewandhaus
Orchestra/Lothar Zagrosek
11.30 After some false starts, Teldec have relaunched the pioneering early-music series Das alte Werk with new recordings and classics from their archives. George Pratt assesses the reissues, ending with a 1967 modem-instrument recording of
12.30 Telemann Suite in A minor
Frans Bruggen (recorder) South West German
CO/Friedrich Tilegant Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(9.05 10.35am repeated Wednesday 2.00pm)


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Jerrold Northrop Moore.
Unknown: John Deathridge
Unknown: Das Wunder
Unknown: Hoffmann Undine
Baritone: Roland Herrmann
Soprano: Mani Mekler
Bass: Karl Ridderbusch
Unknown: Krenek Jonny
Soprano: Alessandra Marc
Singer: Marita Posselt
Tenor: Heinz Kruse
Tenor: Michael Kraus
Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Producers: Nick Morgan
Producers: Clive Portbury

: News

: Schubert's Piano Sonatas

The third of of six recitals by Andras Schiff.
Sonata in A flat (D557) Sonata in B(D575)
1.45 Interval reading
1.50 Sonata in G (D894)


Unknown: Andras Schiff.

: Mozart

Clarinet Trio in Eflat (K498) (Kegebtatt)
Antony Pay (clarinet) Jan Schlapp (viola) Linda Nicholson (fortepiano)
(Beethoven's Clarinet Trio tomorrow 4.25pm)


Viola: Linda Nicholson

: Leonard Bernstein

Ten programmes exploring his legacy as composer, conductor and pianist.
3: Bernstein at the Opera
Verdi Falstaff (Act 1, sc 1)
Vienna PO
Strauss Der Rosenkavatier (Act 2: Presentation of the Silver Rose)
Vienna PO
Tristan und Isolde (Act 1: Isolde's Narration)
Bavarian RSO
Fidelio (excerpts)
Vienna State Opera Chorus Vienna PO. Discs


Unknown: Strauss Der Rosenkavatier
Sir John Falstaff: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bar)
Caius: Gerhard Stolze (tenor)
Bardolph: Murray Dickie (tenor)
Pistol: Erich Kunz (bar)
Octavian: Gwynneth Jones (sop)
Sophie: Lucia Popp (sop)
Marianne: Emmy Loose (sop)
Isolde: Hildegarde Behrens (sop)
Brangane: Yvonne Minton (mezzo)
Don Fernando: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bar)
Don Pizarro: Hans Sotin (bass)
Floreslan: Rene Kollo (tenor)
Leonore: Gundula Janowitz (sop)
Rocco: Manfred Jungwirth (bass)
Marzelline: Lucia Popp (sop)
Jaquino: Adolf Dauapozza (tenor)
First Prisoner: Karl Terkal (tenor)
Second Prisoner: Alfred Sramek (bass)

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Opera News

with James Naughtie. Producer David Gallagher


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Producer: David Gallagher

: Brahms

Piano Quartet in C minor. Op 60

: Norma

Live from the Theatre
Royal, Glasgow, Bellini's most popular opera in Ian Judge 's new production for Scottish Opera. Presented by Gordon Stewart.
Scottish Opera Chorus and Orchestra conductor John Mauceri Act
8.45 Richard Jarman , Managing Director of Scottish Opera, talks to
Gordon Stewart about the coming season, the first under the company's new Music Director, Richard Armstrong. And Mary Miller and Max Loppert discuss the impact of outgoing Music Director John Mauceri.
9.05 Act 2
(In association with the Peter Moores foundation)


Unknown: Ian Judge
Presented By: Gordon Stewart.
Conductor: John Mauceri
Unknown: Richard Jarman
Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Director: Richard Armstrong.
Director: Mary Miller
Director: Max Loppert
Director: John Mauceri.
Unknown: Peter Moores
Norma: Jane Eaglen (sop)
Pollione: Stefano Algieri (tenor)
Oroveso: Norman Bailey (bass)
Adalgisa: Katherine Ciesinski (mezzo-Sop)
Flavio: Richard Coxon (tenor)
Clotilda: Catherine Croall (sop)

: Swallow

Every May, a Virginianbom professor of English arrives in London. Every September he returns to Washington. In between, he continues his love affair with England. Or does he? Robert Manson Myers talks to Piers Plowright about life, art, literature and disappointment.


Talks: Robert Manson Myers
Unknown: Piers Plowright

: Impressions

Brian Morton introduces three very different sets by performers who appeared at Keith Tippett's Rare Music Club in Bristol at the end of February.
Mary Wiegold (soprano) and the Composers
Ensemble include songs by Gavin Bryars , David Matthews and Peter Wiegold. Pauline Cato performs several pieces on the Northumbrian pipes. And finally a set by the improvisation trio
Mujician, with Keith Tippett (piano), Paul Dunmall (tenor and baritone saxophones) and Tony Levin (drums). Producer Derek Drescher


Introduces: Brian Morton
Soprano: Mary Wiegold
Songs By: Gavin Bryars
Songs By: David Matthews
Songs By: Peter Wiegold.
Unknown: Pauline Cato
Piano: Keith Tippett
Piano: Paul Dunmall
Piano: Tony Levin
Producer: Derek Drescher

: New*

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