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: Record Review

With Jonathan Swain.
Dowland Behold a Wonder Here
Campion I Care Not for These Ladies Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Andreas Martin (lute)
7.10 Mozart Serenade in C minor,
English Concert Winds
7.38 Anon
King Henry Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Andreas Martin (lute)
7.42 Dvorak Terzetto in C, Op 74 Jana Vlachova and Karel Stadtherr
(violins), Petr Verner (viola)
8.06 Vasks Music for a Deceased
Riga Wind Quartet
8.18 Dowland Me, Me and None but Me; Say, Love, if Ever Thou Didst Find; All Ye Whom Love or Fortune Hath
Betrayed; Can She Excuse My Wrongs? Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Andreas Martin (lute)
8.32 Weber Clarinet Concerto
No 2 in E flat
Sharon Kam , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Andreas Martin
Unknown: King Henry Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Andreas Martin
Unknown: Dvorak Terzetto
Unknown: Jana Vlachova
Violins: Karel Stadtherr
Violins: Petr Verner
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Andreas Martin
Unknown: Sharon Kam
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Building a Library

Michael Oliver compares available recordings of Shostakovich's
Symphony No 5. Stephen Walsh reviews new releases of Ligeti and Kurtag, including the first four volumes of Sony Classical's Ligeti Edition. Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
The library recommendation is broadcast Friday 8.10am


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Stephen Walsh

: Record Release

Ligeti, arr Howarth Mysteries of the Macabre
Sibylle Ehlert (soprano),
Members of the Philharmonia, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
10.25 Ugeti Three Fantasies after Holderlin
London Sinfonietta Voices, conductor Terry Edwards
10.39 Ligeti String Quartet No 1 (Metamorphoses Nocturnes) Arditti Quartet
11.01 Kurtag Samuel Beckett - What Is the Word lldiko Monyok (speaker),
Annet Zaire (soprano), Arnold
Schoenberg Choir, Anton Webern
Ensemble, conductor Claudio Abbado


Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Terry Edwards
Unknown: Kurtag Samuel Beckett
Unknown: Anton Webern
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Reissues

Rosa Ponselle was born 100 years ago this week. In his book The Grand Tradition, John Steane says her voice was "probably the richest soprano this century has known". He suggests a basic Ponselle library and considers reissues of her records on Romophone, Pearl and Nimbus.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS on BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Rosa Ponselle
Unknown: John Steane
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Patrick Lambert

: Private Passions

Another chance to hear Michael
Berkeley's conversation with Sir Colin Davis and a selection of the celebrated conductor's favourite music, including Mozart's String Trio in E flat, K563, Tippett's The
Midsummer Marriage, Britten's Peter Grimes , and works by Bruckner,
Beethoven, Brahms and Berlioz. Repeat


Unknown: Sir Colin Davis
Unknown: Peter Grimes

: Threads

A six-part exploration of the material world presented by Hannah Andrassy. 3: Silk


Presented By: Hannah Andrassy.

: Vintage Years: the Philhannonia

Six programmes tracing the history of the Philharmonia Orchestra.
3: An Orchestra with Style
Humphrey Burton remembers some of the great conductors who worked with the orchestra in the early fifties. With contributions from Yehudi Menuhin , Elisabeth Schwarzkopf , Walter Legge and some of the original members of the orchestra.
Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) (1st mvt)
Rossini Overture: La Gazza Ladra
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No 2 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) (4th mvt) Conductor Guido Cantelli
Brahms Tragic Overture
Conductor Arturo Toscanini
Lehar Vilja (The Merry Widow)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Conductor Otto Ackermann
Beethoven Violin Concerto in D (1st mvt) Yehudi Menuhin , conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler
Wagner Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde) Kirsten Flagstad (soprano), conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Unknown: Walter Legge
Conductor: Guido Cantelli
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Conductor: Lehar Vilja
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Conductor: Otto Ackermann
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Conductor: Wagner Liebestod
Soprano: Kirsten Flagstad
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler

: The Finishing Touch

In the fourth of six masterclasses,
Andrew Watkinson , leader of the Endellion Quartet, offers advice to the Miro Quartet from the Royal Academy of Music on Beethoven's String Quartet in A, Op 18 No 5. Repeat


Leader: Andrew Watkinson

: Lutoslawski: Music for Strings

From St Giles, Cripplegate.
Some of Lutoslawski's most important works were written for string ensemble. They include his only string quartet (1964) and the longest large-scale form he wrote, Preludes and Fugue for 13 solo strings (1970-72). Guidhall String Ensemble, Brindisi Quartet Lutoslawski Overture for Strings;
Five Folk Melodies; String Quartet; Preludes and Fugue
Next Lutoslawski concert tonight 10.00pm

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Felix Carey Discs


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Felix Carey

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett and guests explore current issues in the world of music.
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: Cherubin

Massenet's three-act comic opera follows the fortunes of Cherubin after his exploits in Beaumarchais's play Le Nozze di Figaro and Mozart's opera. The amorous page, though now a commissioned officer, is as susceptible as ever to the charms of women. James Naughtie introduces this performance, given last Tuesday at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.
Royal Opera Chorus,
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.45 The James Naughtie Interview James Naughtie meets conductor John Eliot Gardiner.
8.05 Acts 2 and 3


Introduces: James Naughtie
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: James Naughtie
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner.
L'Ensoleillad: Elizabeth Futral (soprano)
Nina: Alison Hagley (soprano)
Countess: Nicole Tibbels (soprano)
Cherubin: Susan Graham (mezzo)
Baroness: Anne Howells(mezzo)
Ricardo: Gordon Wilson (tenor)
Duke: Ryland Davies (tenor)
Count: William Dazeley (bass)
Baron: Thomas Allen (baritone)
Philosopher: Robert Lloyd (bass)
Inn keeper: Gordon Sandison (baritone)
Officer: Michael Lessiter (bass)

: Blue Skies

Professor Steve Jones goes from a point and a line to a parallel universe via the false depth of a theatre stage, as he explores the many dimensions of worlds, real and imagined.


Unknown: Professor Steve Jones

: Lutoslawski's Carols

From St Giles, Cripplegate. The folk music of his native
Poland was both a powerful influence on and a source of inspiration to
Lutoslawski. In 1985 and 1990, he orchestrated his own set of Polish
Christmas carols, originally written for voice and piano in 1946. Claron McFadden (soprano),
BBC Symphony Chorus (womens' voices), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stephen Jackson
Lutoslawski 20 Polish Christmas Carols
Next Lutoslawski concert tomorrow 1.15pm


Soprano: Claron McFadden
Conductor: Stephen Jackson

: Impressions

Bryn Morton and Alyn Shipton introduce a specially recorded session which brings together two free improvisers - British guitarist
Derek Bailey and vocalist Keiji Haino. Music on disc comes from the group Green Room, percussionist
Gerry Hemingway and pianist Keith Jarrett.


Unknown: Bryn Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Guitarist: Derek Bailey
Unknown: Keiji Haino.
Unknown: Gerry Hemingway
Pianist: Keith Jarrett.

: First Bass

The first of six programmes in which Ray Brown talks to Alyn Shipton about a career that has included collaborations with almost all the giants, from Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington to Ella Fitzgerald and Oscar Peterson.
Repeat. Impressions producer Derek Drescher


Talks: Ray Brown
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Oscar Peterson.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Jazz from Belgium Sets from the Brussels Jazz Orchestra, director Frank Vaganee
2.10 Nikolai Lugansky (piano), Russian State Academic SO/Igor Golovshin
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor Scriabin, arr Nerrrtin Universe
Tchaikovsky, arr Rachmaninov Lullaby
3.45 Medieval Dance Music performed by the Dreisbach Saltarello, director Norbert Hanewinkel
4.45 Chantal Juillet (violin),
Montreal SO/Krzysztof
Penderecki Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides
(Fingal's Cave) Penderecki Violin
Concerto No 2 Dvorak Symphony No 8 in 6.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Director: Frank Vaganee
Piano: Nikolai Lugansky
Director: Norbert Hanewinkel
Unknown: Penderecki Mendelssohn

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