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: Record Review

With Richard Osborne.
William Lawes Royall Consort Suite No 5 in D Greate Consort, director Monica Huggett
7.17 Schumann Konzertstuck in G, Op 92
Eduard Erdmann (piano),
Munich Reich Radio Orchestra, conductor Hans Rosbaud
7.32 Brahms Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2 Veronika Hagen (viola), Paul Guida (piano)
7.55 Schumann Frauenliebe und-
Barbara Bonney (soprano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
8.18 Delius La Quadroone
English Northern Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd-Jones
8.23 Saint-Saens Cypres et Lauriers Matthias Eisenberg (organ), Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
8.41 Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495
David Pyatt , Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
9.00 Building a Library
Anthony Burton surveys the available recordings of Brahms's Symphony No 2 in D. Jeremy Nicholas reviews new releases of piano music by Liszt, including Bach transcriptions from Artur Pizarro , and the first disc in Naxos's complete Liszt piano music series. He also looks at Leslie
Howard's complete edition for
Hyperion, which has already reached about seventy discs.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Bach, transcr Liszt Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV546 Artur Pizarro (piano)
10.30 Liszt Venezia e Napoli Leslie Howard (piano)
10.51 Uszt Réminiscences des
Huguenots Arnaldo Cohen (piano)
11.15 Reissues
David Mellor has been listening to reissues of music featuring Swedish tenor Jussi Bjorling on Bluebell, including Verdi's Rigoletto and II
Trovatore, and the first five volumes of Danacord's series on the Danish tenor Aksel Schiotz , The Complete Recordings, 1933-46.
Producers Clive Portbury , Susan Kenyon Discs E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: William Lawes Royall
Director: Monica Huggett
Director: Schumann Konzertstuck
Piano: Eduard Erdmann
Conductor: Hans Rosbaud
Viola: Veronika Hagen
Piano: Paul Guida
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
Conductor: Saint-Saens Cypres
Unknown: Matthias Eisenberg
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Unknown: David Pyatt
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: D. Jeremy Nicholas
Unknown: Artur Pizarro
Piano: Artur Pizarro
Piano: Liszt Venezia
Piano: Napoli Leslie Howard
Piano: Arnaldo Cohen
Unknown: David Mellor
Tenor: Jussi Bjorling
Tenor: Aksel Schiotz
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is Sir Richard Eyre , artistic director of the Royal National Theatre in London since 1988. His many successes there have included notable
Shakespeare productions such as Richard III , classics by Ibsen and Tennessee Williams, and new plays by Alan Bleasdale , Tom Stoppard and David Hare. He is a passionate lover of music, and his choices range from Bach, Mozart, Sibelius and Verdi to Miles Davis and Chuck Berry. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated Friday 2pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Artistic: Sir Richard Eyre
Unknown: Richard Iii
Unknown: Alan Bleasdale
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: David Hare.
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Chuck Berry.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: A Tribute to August Wenzinger

The Swiss conductor and string player August Wenzinger died last Christmas, all but forgotten. But without him, the early-music revival would still be in its infancy. Seventy years ago, he was the first to play the viola da gamba like a gambist - not a cellist - and he founded the influential Schola Cantorum in Basle.
Roderick Swanston is joined by Wenzinger's colleagues and students to pay tribute to the man who married musicianship and musicology. Including
Erlebach Suite in C
Purcell A selection of viol fantasias
Monteverdi Orfeo (excerpt) Bach Cello Suite No 6 in D,
Marais Sujet Diversify in G
Handel Brockes Passion (excerpt) Marais Alcyone (excerpt) Discs. Repeat


Unknown: Roderick Swanston
Unknown: Monteverdi Orfeo

: Youth Orchestras of the World

London Philharmonic Youth
John Shea introduces the first of three programmes showcasing some of the world's best young orchestras. Conductor Andrea Quinn. Benjamin Luxon (narrator), Tim Horton (piano), Margot Campbell (soprano), Alison Duguid (contralto), Paul Badley (tenor), Nicholas Gedge (bass), London Philharmonic Choir
Schoenberg A Survivor from Warsaw Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)
Producer David Gallagher


Conductor: Andrea Quinn.
Narrator: Benjamin Luxon
Narrator: Tim Horton
Soprano: Margot Campbell
Soprano: Alison Duguid
Contralto: Paul Badley
Tenor: Nicholas Gedge
Producer: David Gallagher

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith introduces another selection of jazz tracks requested by Radio 3 listeners.
Producer Felix Carey Discs
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Introduces: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Felix Carey

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett with his weekly roundup of news and views from the musical world. This week a walk round a Mendelssohn exhibition at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, and a trip to Lacock for a rare gathering of enthusiasts of the serpent, an ancient bass wind instrument.
Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: Todd Crow

The first of two recitals given at last year's Berlioz/Dutilleux Festival, in the presence of composer Henri Dutilleux.
Dutilleux Jeu des Contraires
Liszt Variations on a Theme of Bach
(Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen) Next programme tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Henri Dutilleux.

: A Quartet at the Opera

Before tonight's relay, join the Hagen Quartet on a brief visit to the opera. Their programme includes Puccini's Crisantemi, music he later used in Manon Lescaut , as well as pieces from Verdi's Luisa Miller.


Unknown: Manon Lescaut
Unknown: Luisa Miller.

: Manon Lescaut

A performance of Puccini's first success, which enters the world of the French demimonde. Manon, a forerunner of the tart with a heart, is manipulated by her scheming brother Lescaut but falls for the dashing
Chevalier des Grieux. She comes to a sticky end in, of all places, the Louisiana desert, in a real tear-jerker of a finale. Glyndebourne's new production, directed by Graham Vick , and conducted by John Eliot
Gardiner, is the first time the opera has been presented there.
Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Acts 1 and 2 8.40 During the interval, Graham Vick and John Eliot Gardiner , the producer and conductor of tonight's Manon Lescaut , discuss their approach to the opera.
9.00 Acts 3 and 4 # See Music: page 42


Directed By: Graham Vick
Conducted By: John Eliot
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Graham Vick
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Manon Lescaut
Manon Lescaut: Adina Nitescu (soprano)
Chevalier des Grieux: Patrick Denniston (tenor)
Lescaut: Roberto de Candia (baritone)
Geronte di Ravoir: Paolo Montarsolo (baritone)
Edmondo: Antonello Palombi (tenor)
Musician: Sarah Connolly (contralto)
Innkeeper/Naval captain: Richard Moseley-Evans (baritone)
Dancing master: Christopher Lemmings (tenor)
Sergeant of Archers: Kevin Sharp (baritone)
Lamplighter: Michael Hart-Davis (tenor)

: Best Words

Michael Rosen presents the last edition of the poetry magazine, including an interview with prize-winning American poet Mark Doty. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Mark Doty.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Harpsichord Contrasts

Including works by Francois Couperfn and Errol Gamer.


Unknown: Francois Couperfn
Unknown: Errol Gamer.

: Impressions

With Brian Morton and Alyn Shipton. A specially recorded session featuring the Austrian improvising trio Cercle, made up of violinist Andreas Schreiber , pianist Dieter Glawischnig and drummer Tony Oxley. Music on CD includes albums from the trio Lo, led by German pianist Uwe Oberg , and from the duo of Norwegian saxophonist Frode Gjerstadt and British drummer John Stevens.
Brian Morton also presents a profile of American saxophonist Joe Lovano. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton.
Violinist: Andreas Schreiber
Pianist: Dieter Glawischnig
Unknown: Tony Oxley.
Pianist: Uwe OBErg
Unknown: Frode Gjerstadt
Unknown: John Stevens.
Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Joe Lovano.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Jazz from the Vatican, including the Xenia Ensemble, Italy Hot Club and the Alessandro Galati Trio
2.50 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military) Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael
Fruhbeck de Burgos
3.15 German Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy , Evelyn Glennie (marimba) Andrew Thomas Loving Mad Tom ; Marimba Concerto Shostakovich Symphony No 10
4.45 Silesian Quartet,
Pawel Kowalski (piano) Vaughan Williams String Quartet Judith Weir String Quartet Eigar Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 84
6.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Alessandro Galati
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Evelyn Glennie
Unknown: Andrew Thomas
Unknown: Loving Mad Tom
Piano: Pawel Kowalski
Unknown: Judith Weir

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