VIPs: William Morris
Presented by Anthony Burton.
Symphony No 18 in D (G520)
German Chamber Academy, Neuss, conductor
Violin Sonata in B minor,
Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) Geoffrey Tozer (piano)
7.45 Five Motets
(Montpelier Codex) Anonymous 4
Wind Quintet in E flat, Op 67 No 3
Albert Schweitzer Quintet
Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Cleveland Orchestra, conductor
Wagner's Die Meistersinger von NCirnberg by John Warrack. Robert Philip on John Eliot Gardiner 's
Beethoven cycle and the latest in Trevor Pinnock 's
Symphony No 20 in D The English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
Symphony No 5 in C minor Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
In the 50s and 60s, the countertenor Alfred Deller made over 60 records for the American label
Vanguard Bach Guild. These are now being released on CD and Lionel
Salter has been listening to
'some of them.
Ah, Silly Poor Joas; Buy New Broom; Ye Sacred
Muses; Lullaby, My Sweet Little Baby; In a Merry May Morn
Alfred Deller (countertenor) Wenzinger Consort of Viols of the Schola Cantorum
Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive Portbury Discs
The first of two programmes exploring the influence of medieval and Renaissance music on 20th-century composers.
Christopher Page's guests are Bayan Northcott and Judith Weir.
Producer Kate Bolton
The last of the series in which Michael Billington talks to actresses about key roles in the repertoire. Amanda
Noël Coward said of Private
Lives that it demanded "the maximum of resource and comedy experience" from its actors.
Maria Aitken and Isla Blair discuss their approaches to playing the "quite exquisite" Amanda.
Series producer Fiona McLean
Imogen Cooper (piano)
Brahms Fantasies, Op 116 Schumann Humoreske in B flat, Op 20
with David Mellor.
In the early 1960s, Pierre Monteux enjoyed a remarkable Indian summer as chief conductor of the London Symphony
Orchestra. Renowned soloist Barry Tuckwell , then principal horn in the orchestra, remembers those years.
With excerpts from
Ravel Daphnis et Chloe
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor
Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
John Ogdon (piano)
Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D (Choral) Brahms
Symphony No 2 in D
Elgar Enigma Variations Producer Nick Morgan Discs
Now That's Jazz!
In a special edition,
Geoffrey Smith reveals listeners' choices of the single record they regard as the epitome of jazz. Producer Alan Hall
ADDRESS: Jazz Record
Requests. BBC Radio 3,
Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW.
FAX: [number removed]
Presented by Ivan Hewett. This week, the facts behind the label of "tone-deafness";
Frederick Ashton 's 90th anniversary celebrations at the Royal Opera House; and a preview of Radio 3's
Russian Symphony season. Producer Gautam Rangarajan
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm
Weber's grand heroic-romantic opera in three acts to a text by Helmine von Chézy , in a concert performance given in the Queen Elizabeth Hall ,
London. Sung in German.
The New Company
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Mark Elder
7.40 Interval Talk
Roger Cardinal looks at the cultural life of Dresden,
Weber's home town and one of the cradles of German Romanticism.
8.00 Acts 2 and 3 Sponsored by the John S Cohen Foundation
King Louis VI:
Euryanthe of Savoy:
Eglantine of Puiset:
Ilia Arun topped the Indian charts with her heady blockbuster "What's beneath My Blouse?".
While her earthy Rajasthani voice teases men up and down the subcontinent. others think that Ilia has sunk to new levels of western decadence, destroying the possibility of romance in life and on the movie screen.
Leslie Forbes takes the romantic pulse of the nation by asking those taste-makers of Indian culture, the movie moguls of Bombay, what they think is beneath Miss Arun's blouse.
Producer Matt Thompson
In the second programme from this year's festival, Brian Morton introduces recordings of the popular American group Gateway
(guitarist John Abercrombie , bass player Dave Holland and drummer Jack De Johnette)
and of the trio led by saxophonist Thomas Chapin (alto sax and flute), with Mario Pavone (double bass) and Michael Sarin (drums).
During the interval, Thomas Chapin , who rose to prominence in New York's
Knitting Factory, talks about his career to Brian Morton.
Producer Derek Drescher