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: Record Review

With Anthony Burton.
Franck Les Eolides
Arnhem Philharmonic, conductor Roberto Benzi
7.14 Lotti La Vita Caduca
II Complesso Barocco, director Alan Curtis (organ)
7.23 Rota Nonetto
Kremerata Musica
7.51 Mozart Ecce il Punto ... Non
Piu Di Fiori (La Clemenza di Tito) Vesselina Kasarova (mezzo), Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Colin Davis
8.03 Bliss Oboe Quintet
Tale Quartet, Gordon Hunt (oboe)
8.25 Brossard Troisième Leçon des Morts
Véronique Gens (soprano),
Gerard Lesne (countertenor), II Seminario Musicale
8.36 Liszt Les Préludes
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
9.00 Building a Library
Stephen Johnson compares the available recordings of Schubert's
String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden). Roderick Swanston reviews new Renaissance releases.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Monteverdi (reset by Coppini)
Motets: Felle Amaro; Qui Pependit; Pulchrae Sunt; Stabat Virgo Maria
Ex Cathedra, director Jeffrey Skidmore
10.34 Mudarra Si Me llaman, a Mi llaman; Gentil Cavallero; Dime a Do
Tienes las Mientes
Catherine King (mezzo),
Jacob Heringman (vihuela/guitar)
10.41 Giovanni Gabrieli Sacrae
Symphoniae (1597); Toccata Quinti Toni; Canzon Duodecimi Toni a 10; Canzon Quarti Toni a 15 His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, director Timothy Roberts
10.54 De Wert Vago Augeletto; L'Anima Mia Ferita
Cantus Cölln, director Konrad Junghanel (lute)
11.03 Guerrero Vexilla Regis
Choir of Westminster Cathedral, director James O'Donnell
11.15 Reissues
Michael Oliver investigates performances from the Salzburg Festival in the 1950s on the German label
Orfeo, including Strauss's Elektra conducted by Dmitri Mitropoulos with Inge Borkh , and Mozart's Die
Zauberf/öte conducted by George Szell with Lisa della Casa and Leopold Simoneau. Discs
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon
E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Anthony Burton.
Conductor: Roberto Benzi
Director: Alan Curtis
Unknown: Vesselina Kasarova
Conductor: Colin Davis
Oboe: Gordon Hunt
Soprano: Véronique Gens
Soprano: Gerard Lesne
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Roderick Swanston
Director: Jeffrey Skidmore
Unknown: Jacob Heringman
Director: Timothy Roberts
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Director: James O'Donnell
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Conducted By: Dmitri Mitropoulos
Unknown: Inge Borkh
Conducted By: George Szell
Conducted By: Leopold Simoneau.
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is Andrew Motion , award-winning poet and biographer of the Lambert family, Philip Larkin and, most recently, John Keats. Motion is best known for his particular sympathy for British music of this century, but his choices reveal some unusual and surprising private passions.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson
Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: John Keats.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Michelle De Young (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Mahler Ruckert Lieder
Berg Seven Early Songs
Schoenberg Einfaltiges Lied;
Mahnung; Ga/athea; Seit Ich So Viele Weiber Sah (Cabaret Songs)
Repeated from last Monday


Soprano: Michelle de Young
Piano: Malcolm Martineau

: Vintage Years

David Mellor presents the fifth of eight programmes celebrating musical personalities from the past. A New Gospel of Human Dignity and Love. Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman saw in the Jewish settlement of Palestine not just a refuge from persecution in Europe but also an example for the world. In its image, he created the Palestine Orchestra, now the Israel Philharmonic. Jewish players flocked from Europe's orchestras, as they still do, especially from Russia. Arturo Toscanini conducted the opening concert, in December 1936, the year the orchestra's present music director Zubin Mehta was born. In this programme, he looks back on the orchestra's history and achievements. Huberman himself is heard in the finale of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, and the orchestra plays music including Mahler, Dvorak and Bernstein under conductors Paul Kletzki , Istvan Kertesz , Leonard Bernstein and Zubin Mehta , and the slow movement of Brahms's Piano Concerto No 1 with Artur Rubinstein.


Unknown: David Mellor
Violinist: Bronislaw Huberman
Unknown: Arturo Toscanini
Director: Zubin Mehta
Conductors: Paul Kletzki
Unknown: Istvan Kertesz
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Zubin Mehta
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein.

: Handel

Chaconne and Variations in G, HWV435
Bob van Asperen (harpsichord) Disc


Harpsichord: Bob van Asperen

: The Finishing Touch

Paul Spicer presents the fourth of five masterclasses given earlier this year as part of the fourth National Young Musicians Chamber Music Festival in Halifax. The Aasgaard
Quartet from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama are coached by viola player Simon Rowland-Jones in the first movement of Brahms's
Piano Quartet in C minor.


Unknown: Paul Spicer
Unknown: Simon Rowland-Jones

: 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

: Documenting the Blues

Blues and gospel have been the major formative influences on postwar popular music. Some
12,000 titles were recorded for black audiences in America up to 1942, and, in an unprecedented project, Johnny Parth has ensured that all are now available on CD. In the first of eight programmes examining the many assumptions made about early black music, Paul Oliver talks to Howard Rye , compiler of the discography Blues and Gospel Records 1890-1943; to
Robert Macleod , who plans to transcribe the lyrics of all these records; and to Johnny Parth himself.
Producer Derek Drescher. Rptd Friday 12.30am


Unknown: Johnny Parth
Talks: Paul Oliver
Unknown: Howard Rye
Unknown: Robert MacLeod
Unknown: Johnny Parth
Producer: Derek Drescher.

: Mendelssohn and Dvorak

Chilingirian Quartet,
Martin Roscoe (piano)
Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor, Op 80
Dvorak Piano Quintet No 2 in A, Op 81 Repeat


Piano: Martin Roscoe

: The Turn of the Screw

From the Barbican Theatre,
London. Deborah Warner's new Royal Opera production of Britten's opera based on a story by Henry James , in which the ghosts of Peter Quint and Miss Jessel try to claim the souls of Miles and Flora, the children of the haunted house of Bly.
Soloists of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Colin Davis
8.40 Turning a Ghost Story into Opera Tom Rosenthal examines the novella by Henry James on which
Benjamin Britten based his opera and investigates the differences between the two versions and the process by which a ghost story became a ghost opera.
9.00 Act 2


Story By: Henry James
Unknown: Peter Quint
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Tom Rosenthal
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Governess: Joan Rodgers (soprano)
Miss Jessel: Vivien Tierney (soprano)
Mrs Grose: Jane Henschel (contralto)
Peter Quint: Ian Bostridge (tenor)
Hora: Pippa Woodrow (girl Soprano)
Miles: Edward Burrowes (treble)

: Best Words

Michael Rosen presents the second of three programmes examining the world of poetry. Today he talks to
Scottish novelist and award-winning poet John Burnside.


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: John Burnside.

: Jazz at the Bath Festival

Alyn Shipton introduces the first of three programmes of highlights from the Clerical Medical Jazz Weekend in May. Tonight an octet from Italy led by saxophonist and clarinettist
Gianluigi Trovesi ; a rare visit to this country by Belgian pianist Fred van Hove, who concentrates on solo improvisation; and Bloodcount, who perform a set of compositions by their leader, American saxophonist Tim Berne.
Producer Derek Drescher
Next programme 25 October


Clarinettist: Gianluigi Trovesi
Unknown: Tim Berne.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Jazz from France National Jazz
Orchestra/Laurent Cugny ,
Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon Philharmonic/Rene Boac
2.05 A Thanksgiving Mass
Recorded at the Church of St Nabor in St Avoid, France, including pieces by Felice Sances ,
Marc-Antonio Ziani , Antonio Bertali , Johan Caspar Kerll and Joachim Fontaine
3.50 Kodaly Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song (Peacock);
Psalmus Hungaricus Hungarian State Orchestra/Antal Dorati, Jozsef Simandy (tenor), Budapest Chorus
4.45 Hungarian State Opera
Orchestra/Gilbert Varga , Zoltan Kocsis (piano) Bartok Kossuth ; Piano Concerto No 3; Suite: The Miraculous Mandarin Berlioz
Hungarian March (Damnation of Faust)
6.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Laurent Cugny
Unknown: Rene Boac
Unknown: Felice Sances
Unknown: Marc-Antonio Ziani
Unknown: Antonio Bertali
Unknown: Johan Caspar
Unknown: Joachim Fontaine
Unknown: Gilbert Varga
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Piano: Bartok Kossuth

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