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: Open University

5.55 Women's Studies: Feminist Drama
6.15 Montaigne and Political Authority
6.35 Assignment 103

: Musical Europe

With David Cornet.
Rodriguez de Hita Canciones Extravagantes a Tre
Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall (bass viol)
7.15 Janacek On an Overgrown Path (Book 1)
Ralf Gothoni (piano)
7.42 Novak About the Eternal Longing Prague RSO, conductor Vladimir Valek
8.00 C P E Bach, arr Drumsgaard Jesus in Gethsemane (Geistliche Gesange, Vol 2)
Ewa Podies (mezzo),
Jerzy Marchwinski (piano)
8.05 Vivaldi Sinfonia in B minor, RV169 (Al Santo Sepolcro)
Sonatori della Gioiosa Marca, conductor Andrew Parrott
8.10 Saint-Saens Bassoon Sonata in G, Op 168
Jens-Christoph Lemke ,
Marten Landstrom (piano)
8.22 Cavalli Sonata a 10 Concerto Palatino
8.30 Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms Kuhn Mixed Choir, Prague RSO, conductor Vladimir Valek


Unknown: David Cornet.
Bass: Jordi Savall
Piano: Ralf Gothoni
Conductor: Vladimir Valek
Unknown: Ewa Podies
Piano: Jerzy Marchwinski
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Unknown: Jens-Christoph Lemke
Piano: Marten Landstrom
Conductor: Vladimir Valek

: Proms News

A magazine previewing Proms events, talking to featured artists and composers and offering a chance to win tickets to forthcoming concerts. This week, a preview of the Proms Family Concert featuring composer Geoffrey Burgon and percussionist Evelyn Glennie. Conductors Richard Bernas and Stephen Layton discuss their late-night Prom of music both ancient and modern. And Detlev Glanert
unveils his new "symphony about old symphonies".
COMPETITION PHONE: (0171) [number removed]ADDRESS: Proms News Competition. BBC Radio 3. Room 3023.
Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA Repeated tomorrow 7.00pm


Unknown: Geoffrey Burgon
Conductors: Evelyn Glennie.
Conductors: Richard Bernas
Conductors: Stephen Layton
Conductors: Detlev Glanert

: Humphrey Burton's Masterworks

Humphrey Burton shares some of the pleasures of his half-century of record collecting, beginning with a personal selection of recent budget CD releases.
10.00 Favourite 78s and LPs that have been remastered on CD including: Brahms Liebeslieder , Op 52
Barbara Bonney (soprano), Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Kurt Streit (tenor), Olaf Bar (baritone), Bengt Forsberg and Helmut Deutsch (pianos)
Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A
NBC SO, conductor Arturo Toscanini
11.00 Personal memories of musicians with whom Humphrey Burton has worked closely on television in a career stretching back 40 years. Today, Leonard Bernstein as composer, conductor and pianist, with recordings of his Facsimile,
Britten's A Time There Was with the New York Philharmonic, and Mahler songs.
Producer Chris Marshall


Unknown: Brahms Liebeslieder
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Anne Sofie
Tenor: Kurt Streit
Baritone: Olaf Bar
Baritone: Bengt Forsberg
Baritone: Helmut Deutsch
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Producer: Chris Marshall

: Off the Record

Robert Cowan with the magazine series about the classical music recording business. This week's contributors include politician Gerald Kaufman , who blind-tastes recordings of Haydn's Symphony No 103 (Drum Roll). Bill Newman is the studio guest. The Story of a CD continues with a look at manufacturing. The programme also looks at the viability of contemporary music on CD. And today's other guests include Stephen Pettit , who talks about Telstar's imminent issue of material from the recently discovered Russian tape and film archive.


Unknown: Robert Cowan
Unknown: Gerald Kaufman
Unknown: Bill Newman
Unknown: Stephen Pettit

: Placido Domingo

In the sixth of nine programmes featuring recorded performances by the great tenor, Michael Oliver introduces a real rarity, revived and recorded in 1994 at Domingo's instigation.
Gomes If Guarany
A four-act opera by Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Gomes , who died 100 years ago next month. It had a triumphant premiere at La Scala in 1870 and was described by Verdi as the work of a "truly musical genius". The opera tells of the love of Cecilia, daughter of a Portuguese nobleman, and Pery, a Guarani Indian. Cecilia's father disapproves of the match and wants her to marry another Portuguese, Don Alvaro. Sung in Italian.
Bonn Opera Chorus and Beethovenhalle Orchestra, conductor John Neschling Discs


Tenor: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Antonio Carlos Gomes
Unknown: Don Alvaro.
Conductor: John Neschling Discs
Don Antonio de Mariz: Hao Jiang Tian(tenor)
Cecilia: Veronica Villarroel(soprano)
Pery: Placido Domingo(tenor)
Don Alvaro: Marcus Haddock(tenor)
Gonzales: Carlos Alvarez(baritone)
Ruy-Bento: Graham Sanders(baritone)
Alonso: John-Paul Bogart(bass)
II Cacico: Boris Martinovic(bass)
Pedro: Pieris Zarmas(baritone)

: Youth Orchestras of the World

London Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor is the centrepiece of a Scandinavian programme, with 15-year-old soloist Alison Farr , winner of the 1994 Audi
Junior Musician competition. It is framed by two works from Denmark: Thus Saw St John by Poul Ruders - its UK premiere, given in the presence of the composer - and Nielsen's Symphony No 5. Introduced by David Gallagher in conversation with the orchestra's music director, Andrea Quinn. Producer David Gallagher


Soloist: Alison Farr
Introduced By: David Gallagher
Director: Andrea Quinn.
Producer: David Gallagher

: 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

: A Formula for Success

Peter Dickinson presents a profile of Billy Mayerl (1902-59), now best known for his syncopated piano pieces, but also the composer of orchestral music for several successful West End musicals. In his time, he accompanied silent films, played with the Savoy Havana Band, and partnered
Gwen Farrar on the halls. He also pioneered music tuition by post with the Billy Mayerl School of Music. Repeat
See also tomorrow 6.30pm and Monday


Unknown: Peter Dickinson
Unknown: Billy Mayerl
Unknown: Gwen Farrar

: The Beethoven Cello Sonatas

The final programme of the series includes a performance of Beethoven's extraordinary final cello sonata. Ralph Kirshbaum (cello), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Shostakovich Sonata, Op 40
Beethoven Sonata in D minor, Op 102 No 2
Producer Nigel Wilkinson


Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: BBC Proms 1996

A sparkling evening of orchestral showpieces signals the first of two appearances at this year's Proms by the BBC Concert Orchestra. The theme is song and dance: the first half is inspired by the colourful world of Bohemian folklore, and the second by the glittering ballrooms of imperial Vienna - home of waltz king Johann Strauss (son). Rebecca Evans (soprano), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor
Barry Wordsworth Smetana Overture; Dance of the Comedians; How Strange and Dead (The Bartered Bride)
Dvorak 0 Silver Moon (Rusalka); Five Slavonic Dances
8.15 Introduction to the Waltz
Michael Oliver explores the scandalous origins of the Viennese waltz.
8.35 Johann Strauss (son) Emperor Waltz; Polka: Auf der Jagd; Adele's 's Laughing Song (Die Fledermaus)
Lehar Vilja Song (The Merry Widow) Johann Strauss (son) Waltz: Roses from the South
Lumbye Champagne Galop
Johann Strauss (son) Annen-Polka; Waltz: By the Beautiful Blue Danube


Unknown: Johann Strauss
Soprano: Rebecca Evans
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Lehar Vilja
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Johann Strauss

: Books Abroad

The fifth of six programmes in which author Tibor Fischer meets writers and explores the work that fills the shelves of bookshops around the world. This week, the politics of Polish sci-fi, the literature of Nigeria, and a guide to reading habits in Hungary.


Unknown: Tibor Fischer

: Julian Joseph All-Star Big Band

Geoffrey Smith introduces a concert given at last year's Proms by leading British jazz pianist Julian Joseph and his All-Star Big Band. The line-up includes Peter King (alto sax),
Jean Toussaint (tenor sax), Andy Sheppard (tenor and soprano sax), Guy Barker (trumpet), Tony Remy (guitar), Jeremy Brown (bass) and Mark Mondesir
(drums). They play two sets of original compositions by Julian Joseph and arrangements of works by Duke
Ellington, Keith Jarrett and Bheki Mseleku. During the interval,
Julian Joseph talks to Geoffrey Smith. Repeat


Introduces: Geoffrey Smith
Pianist: Julian Joseph
Tenor: Jean Toussaint
Tenor: Andy Sheppard
Unknown: Guy Barker
Guitar: Tony Remy
Guitar: Jeremy Brown
Guitar: Mark Mondesir
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Keith Jarrett
Unknown: Bheki Mseleku.
Talks: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Through the Night

With David Cornet.
1.00 Frankfurt RSO/Eliahu Inbal
Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor Mahler Symphony No 1
2.30 Music by Boyce, Geminiani,
Handel and Marais. Simon Standage and Agata Sapiecha (violins), Jaap ter Linden (cello), Barbara Hofmann (viola da gamba), Nicholas Parle (harpsichord)
3.40 Bartlomiej Niziol (violin), Warsaw Philharmonic/Yoav Talmi Hindemith Symphony: Mathis der Maler Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor Ravel
Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: David Cornet.
Unknown: Simon Standage
Cello: Barbara Hofmann
Harpsichord: Nicholas Parle
Unknown: Talmi Hindemith

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