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: Record Review

Presented by Anthony Burton.
Bliss Introduction and Allegro
Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
Barry Wordsworth
7.16 Field Piano Concerto
No 2 in A flat
John O'Conor (piano)
Scottish CO, conductor
Charles Mackerras
7.49 Purcell If music be the food of love; Amidst the shades and cool refreshing streams; They say you're angry; Let each gallant heart
Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor) Barbara Bonney (soprano) Charles Daniels (tenor) James Bowman
(countertenor) King's Consort
8.02 Elgar Violin
Concerto in B minor
Kyoko Takezawa (violin)
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Piano: John O'Conor
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Tenor: James Bowman
Violin: Kyoko Takezawa
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Building a Library

Berlioz's Romeo et
Juliette by Edward Greenfield. Michael Hall reviews new releases of chamber music by Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert and Dvorak.


Unknown: Edward Greenfield.
Unknown: Michael Hall

: Record Release

Haydn Flute Quartet in C (H II 11)
Barthold Kuijken (flute)
Sigiswaid Kuijken (violin) Frangois Fernandez (viola) Wieland Kuijken (cello)


Violin: Sigiswaid Kuijken
Viola: Frangois Fernandez
Cello: Wieland Kuijken

: Beethoven Rondino

in E flat (Wo025)
Mozzafiato/Charles Neidich
10.46 Schumann Piano
Quartet in E flat, Op 47 Emanuel Ax (piano) Isaac Stern (violin) Jaime Laredo (viola) Yo-Yo Ma (cello)

: Reissues

Robert Cowan has been listening to RCA's Pierre Monteux Edition, which includes some of his greatest recordings with the Boston, Chicago and San Francisco Symphony
Orchestras, most of them now available on CD for the first time.


Unknown: Robert Cowan

: Debussy La mer

Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Pierre Monteux
Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive Portbury. Discs
(Revised 3.00pm)


Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Producers: Patrick Lambert
Producers: Clive Portbury.

: Spirit of the Age

Christopher Page and Simon Lloyd look at the impact of the Crusades through contemporary accounts, and the poetry and songs of the troubadours and trouveres.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Simon Lloyd
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Poetry in Action

2: Bottoming Out at the Downturn
A look at government and elections - from Coriolanus to Election Day Is a Holiday. Compiled by Leo Aylen. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Leo Aylen.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Franz Schubert

Cyprien Katsaris (piano) Schubert
Impromptus Nos 1 and 2 (D946); Seventeen Landler
Schubert, arr Liszt Stdndchen; Der Muller und der Bach; Ave Maria


Piano: Cyprien Katsaris

: Interval Reading

Glimpses of Schubert and his circle in 1827.

: Schubert

Piano Sonata in B flat

: Giulini: All in Good Time

Richard Osborne presents nine programmes celebrating the conductor's 80th birthday.
5: Brief Encounters
This week's programme looks at Giulini's relationships with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the London
Philharmonic and his partnership with the pianist Arturo Benedetti
Michelangeli. With reminiscences from EMI's
Christopher Bishop. Beethoven Piano
Concerto No 1 in C
Arturo Benedetti
Michelangeli (piano)
Vienna Symphony Orchestra Benedictus (Missa Solemnis)
Heather Harper (soprano)
Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) Robert Tear (tenor) Hans Sotin (bass)
New Philharmonia Chorus London Philharmonic
Bruckner Symphony No 2 in C minor
Vienna Symphony Orchestra


Unknown: Richard Osborne
Pianist: Arturo Benedetti
Unknown: Arturo Benedetti
Soprano: Heather Harper
Mezzo-Soprano: Janet Baker
Tenor: Robert Tear
Bass: Hans Sotin

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Tim Thome
REQUESTS: write to Jazz Record
Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA.


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Tim Thome

: Music Matters

Presented by Ivan Hewett. This week, a film about the enigmatic pianist
Glenn Gould , John Adams 's new
Violin Concerto and music-loving dolphins.
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Presented By: Ivan Hewett.
Pianist: Glenn Gould
Pianist: John Adams
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Music for Guitar

John Mills (guitar) Sor Six Studies
Fantasia Original Sor Fantasie, Op 30 Giuliani
Sonata in C, Op 15

: Live from Covent Garden

Mosè in Egitto
I Rossini's opera, in a new production of the original 1818 Italian version shared with the Teatro Comunale di
Bologna, describes the suffering of the Israelites, and Moses leading them through the Red Sea. Presented by James Naughtie. Sung in Italian. Elcia, Moses' niece
.ANNA CATERINA ANTONACCI (mezzo) (mezzo)(tenor) (bass) (bass) (tenor) (tenor) (mezzo)
Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Paolo Olmi
8.40 The James Naughtie Interview with Ann Murray , one of the stars of tonight's performance.
9.05 Acts 2 and 3 (in association with the Peter Moores Foundation)


Unknown: Red Sea.
Presented By: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Ann Murray
Amaltea, Pharaoh 's wife: Ann Murray
Osiris, Pharaoh son: Bruce Ford
Moses, leader of the Israelites: Ruggero Raimondi
Pharaoh, king of Egypt: Simone Alaimo
Mambre, High Priest of Isis: Philip Doghan
Aaron, Moses' brother: Justin Lavender
Atnenophis, Ekia 's companion: Patricia Bardon

: London Jazz Festival

Graham Collier and the Jazz Ensemble
Brian Morton introduces a concert recorded last month in the Lilian Baylis Theatre. Collier, who studied in the States and now teaches at the Royal Academy of Music, leads his new 14-piece improvising big band.
The concert includes the first performance of his work The Charles River
Fragments, dedicated to
Herb Pomeroy , under whom he studied in the 60s, and commissioned by Radio 3. Producer Tim Thome


Unknown: Graham Collier
Introduces: Brian Morton
Unknown: Lilian Baylis
Unknown: Herb Pomeroy
Producer: Tim Thome

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