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: Record Review

Presented by Anthony Burton. Arriaga Symphony in D Le Concert des Nations, conductor Jordi Savall
7.32 Roussel Trio , Op 40 Paul Verhey (flute)
Henk Guittart (viola)
Herre-Jan Stegenga (cello)
7.48 Duarte Lobo Two
Motets: Audivi vocem de caelo; Pater peccavi
Ars Nova , conductor
Bo Holten
7.56 Franck Violin Sonata in A
Augustin Dumay (violin) Maria-Joao Pires (piano)
8.25 Tomas Breton
La Verbena de la Paloma
Madrid Civic Choir
Madrid Symphony
Orchestra, conductor
Antoni Ros Marba
8.38 Poulenc Sextet
Andre Previn (piano)
Elizabeth Mann (flute) Steve Taylor (oboe)
David Shifrin (clarinet)
Dennis Godburn (bassoon) Richard Todd (horn)


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Presented By: Arriaga Symphony
Conductor: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Roussel Trio
Flute: Paul Verhey
Viola: Henk Guittart
Cello: Herre-Jan Stegenga
Cello: Duarte Lobo
Conductor: Ars Nova
Conductor: Bo Holten
Piano: Maria-Joao Pires
Piano: Tomas Breton
Conductor: Antoni Ros Marba
Piano: Andre Previn
Flute: Elizabeth Mann
Oboe: Steve Taylor
Clarinet: David Shifrin
Bassoon: Dennis Godburn
Horn: Richard Todd
Julian: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Rita: Raquel Pierotti (sop)
Don Hilarion: Rafael Castejon (bar)
Don Sebastian: Jesus Castejon (bar)

: Building a Library

Bernard Keeffe surveys the recordings of conductor George Szell.
Patrick O'Connor reviews his own selection of new releases.
Revised repeat tomorrow


Unknown: Bernard Keeffe
Conductor: George Szell.
Conductor: Patrick O'Connor

: Record Release

Mackeben Fantasie uber drei Lieder; Mein kleiner Teddybar
Cologne Radio Orchestra, conductor
Emmerich Smola 10.29 Hugh Martin Tiny
Room; Out of Doors; You Are for Loving
Michael Feinstein (baritone) Hugh Martin (piano)
10.40 Blacher Dance
London Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
Noam Sheriff


Conductor: Emmerich Smola
Conductor: Hugh Martin
Baritone: Michael Feinstein
Piano: Hugh Martin
Conductor: Noam Sheriff

: Reissues

Martin Cotton has been investigating the latest batch in BMG's budget-price series Classical Navigator, including performances by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky , Maxim Shostakovich and Colin Davis.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert


Unknown: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Unknown: Maxim Shostakovich
Unknown: Colin Davis.
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Patrick Lambert

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is pianist and film star Dudley Moore , whose musical choices range from organ music by Bach and sacred music by Weelkes and Mozart to a Chopin ballade and Rachmaninov's most popular piano concerto - with a little jazz thrown in. A Classic Arts production


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Dudley Moore

: The Indian Spice Trail

Continuing the award-winning eight-part series in which Leslie Forbes explores the old spice routes of India.
4: Bombay! Four fights
, one rape, eight songs and a confrontation: the perfect recipe for a masala Bollywood hit. But is it any good for the culture? Plus why Thaii is the ultimate in flirtation. Rpt
BBC BOOK Recipes from the Indian Spice Trail is available


Unknown: Leslie Forbes

: Vintage Years

The Ida Rubinstein Legacy Roger Nichols explores the life of the dancer and the music she commissioned.
In the third of four programmes, he focuses on the end of the 20s, when Wall Street crashed and Rubinstein was approaching 50. Reader Neville Jason. Including excerpts from the Rubinstein commissions:
Ravel La Valse
Honegger Amphion
Stravinsky Persephone lbert Suite: Diane de
An Arthur Johnson production


Unknown: Ida Rubinstein
Unknown: Roger Nichols
Reader: Neville Jason.
Unknown: Arthur Johnson

: EBU Young Perfonners 1995

The second of two programmes featuring highlights from the EBU's Young Performers Day.
Introduced by Verity Sharp.


Introduced By: Verity Sharp.

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
ADDRESS: Jazz Record
Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
Fax: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett talks to Andrew Lloyd Webber about recently discovered works by his father William. Plus the strangely evocative sound world of one of the earliest electronic instruments, and a review of Charles Rosen 's new book The Romantic
Generation, which links Romantic music, art, literature and science in one comprehensive survey. Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm


Talks: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Charles Rosen
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Piano Quintets

Takacs Quartet
Peter Frankl (piano)
Schumann Quintet in E flat, Op 44
Brahms Quintet in F minor, Op 34


Piano: Peter Frankl

: L'Italiana in Algeri

From the Grand
Theatre, Geneva,
Rossini's opera to a libretto by Angelo Anelli. The lecherous Bey of Algiers wishes to divorce his own wife, force her to marry his Italian slave Lindoro, and take another Italian, the newly arrived Isabella, who is searching for her enslaved lover. Treachery, double-crosses and fiery passions all enliven this comedy, before Isabella commits her final act of subterfuge, duping the Algerians and spiriting away the Bey's European slaves. Sung in Italian. Introduced by Donald Macleod.
Chorus of the Grand
Theatre, Geneva
Lausanne Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos
9.15 Stendhal in nary
In 1817, the French writer Stendhal journeyed through Italy, writing down his impressions.
Frank Felsenstein introduces
Stendhal's visit to Florence, where the roads, language and people are much to his distaste. But then he meets Rossini. With Alex
Jennings as Stendhal.
9.45 Act 2


Unknown: Angelo Anelli.
Introduced By: Donald MacLeod.
Introduces: Frank Felsenstein
Isabella: Jennifer Larmore (mezzo)
Lindoro: Rockwell Blake (tenor)
Taddeo: Bruno Pratico (bar)
Mustafa: Michele Pertusi (bass)
Elvira: Jeannette Fischer (sop)
Zulma: Claire Larcher (contralto)
Haly: Fabio Previati (bass)

: Book of the Month

This month's new publications include controversial philosophy, innovative poetry and new books from major novelists. Joe Farrell and Kate Kellaway
trawl through fact and fiction to select their
Book of the Month.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Joe Farrell
Unknown: Kate Kellaway
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Glasgow International Jan Festival 1995

Introduced by Brian Morton. The Scottish All Stars give the first performance of Bobby Wellins 's five-movement suite Images of Scotland. Plus a set from the Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra, directed from the piano by Bobby Wishart. Producer Simon Lord


Introduced By: Brian Morton.
Unknown: Bobby Wellins
Unknown: Bobby Wishart.
Producer: Simon Lord

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