Women's Studies: Mothers and Daughters 6.15 Giorgi
6.35 Assignment 103
With Anthony Burton.
C P E Bach Sinfonia in D,
Wql83 No 1
Philharmonic/Yoon K Lee
7.12 Tailleferre Harp Sonata
Godelieve Schrama (harp)
7.23 Elgar Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
7.50 J S Bach Concerto in C for two harpsichords, BWV 1061a Christopher Hogwood and Christophe Rousset (harpsichords)
8.09 Brahms Two Motets, Op 29
RIAS Chamber Choir, conductor Marcus Creed
8.24 Kabalevsky Cello Concerto No 2 in G
Mats Lidstrom (cello) Gothenburg SO, conductor
A Maria Callas survey by Patrick O'Connor. Roderick
Swanston on new releases of consort music by Locke and William Lawes , anthems by Weelkes and madrigals by Frescobaldi.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
Locke Consort of Fower
Parts: Suite No 3 in F
Paul Nicholson (organ) Fretwork
10.25 Weelkes All laud and praise
Gary Cooper (organ)
Oxford Camerata, conductor
10.33 Lawes Royal Consort No 7 in A minor
Greate Consort, director Monica Huggett (violin)
10.50 Frescobaldi First
Book of Madrigals (excerpts)
10.59 Lawes Consort Sett a 6 in G minor
Paul Nicholson (organ)
Robert Philip has been delving into the latest batch of discs from Dutton
Haydn from John Barbirolli , Beethoven from Toscanini and Strauss from Karl Bohm. Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is Juliet
Stevenson, the accomplished actress who has starred in The Duchess ofMalfi, Truly Madly Deeply and The Politician's Wife, and is equally at home on film, stage and television. Her musical passions include Bach's St Matthew
Passion, Britten's Tum of the Screw, Strauss's Four
Last Songs, Bonnie Rait singing I can't make you love me and Jennifer
Warnes in Leonard Cohen 's hit Famous Blue Raincoat.
A Classic Arts production
See also tomorrow 9.15pm
The second of six portraits of great musicians from the past presented by David Mellor. Vilem Tausky and Charles Mackerras knew many of the outstanding Czech conductors of this century. They pay tribute to a tradition that weathered both Naziism and Communism and flourished from Smetana's time to today. The programme includes excerpts from
Smetana's The Bartered
Bride, Janacek's From the House of the Dead, Jenufa,
Katya Kabanova and Taras Bulba; Suk's Asrael symphony, Fibich's Sarka and Martinu's Spalicek.
Conductors include Otakar
Ostrcil, Bretislav Bakala ,
Jaroslav Vogel ,
Vaclav Talich , Zdenek Chalabala ,
Jaroslav Krombholc , Karel
Ancerl and Frantisek Jilek.
In the fourth of eight specially extended programmes,
Tommy Pearson investigates music magazines.
Geoffrey Smith introduces a selection of vibrant and varied tracks chosen by listeners across the country.
Producer Alan Hall
Jazz Record Requests,
BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London W1A 4WW
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With Ivan Hewett. This week, Sir Yehudi Menuhin , who is celebrating his 80th birthday this year, a new cross-art commission in Scotland and Levon Chilingirian on the wealth of music from Armenia. Producer Jessica Issacs
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm
The most human of Wagner's four Ring operas, in which the incestuous love between the twins Siegmund and Sieglinde spells the beginning of the end for their father, the god Wotan. Tom between his love for his son and duty as a god, he finally abandons Siegmund - but not before his Valkyrie daughter Brunnhilde has disobeyed her father and tried to protect him.
Briinnhilde's punishment: to be put to sleep on a rock surrounded by fire.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York/James Levine Act
6.40 Wagner's Own Thing Adrian Mourby discovers that Richard Wagner took what he found attractive and did what he wanted - in librettos as well as life.
7.10 Act 2
8.50 The Met Opera Quiz With Edward Downes.
9.20 Act 3
By Nick Fisher.
In the first-ever live operation on radio, performance artist Greta Harpo - late of the ICA and Edinburgh fringe - has her vocal chords altered by surgery to change and hopefully perfect her voice.
Director Peter Kavanagh
During the sixties, the Lighthouse Cafe - near Los Angeles on the West Coast of America - became an important centre for innovative jazz due to its resident group. The Lighthouse All-Stars regrouped in 1991 for a European tour. Alyn Shipton introduces the concert they gave at the Alexandra
Theatre, Birmingham, as part of the Birmingham Jazz Festival. The performers include Shorty Rogers and Conte Condoli (trumpets),
Bud Shank , Bob Cooper and Bill Perkins (saxophones), Pete Jolly (piano), Monty
Budwig (bass) and Larance Marable (drums). During the interval, Alyn Shipton talks to Bud Shank and the late Shorty Rogers. Rpt