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: Record Review

With Richard Osborne.
Vivaldi Concerto in D for Two Violins and Two Cellos, RV564
Stephen Marvin (violin),
Anner Bylsma and Christina Mahler (cellos), Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon (violin)
7.14 Mozart Voi Che Sapete (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Haydn Una Donna Come Me (II Mondo della Luna)
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.23 Arcadi Volodos Concert
Paraphrase on Mozart's "Rondo alia Turca"
The Composer (piano)
7.28 Chausson Piano Quartet in A, Op 30
Philippe Graffin (violin),
Toby Hoffman (viola), Gary Hoffman (cello), Pascal Devoyon (piano)
8.04 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor
Arcadi Volodos (piano)
8.16 Sibelius Symphony No 4 Lahti Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Violin: Stephen Marvin
Violin: Anner Bylsma
Violin: Jeanne Lamon
Unknown: Haydn Una Donna
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Violin: Philippe Graffin
Violin: Toby Hoffman
Viola: Gary Hoffman
Cello: Pascal Devoyon

: Building a Library

Jan Smaczny compares the available recordings of Mozart's Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague).
Gordon Stewart reviews new releases of late-romantic vocal music by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Alma Mahler , Zemlinsky and Korngold. Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Unknown: Alma Mahler

: Record Release

Alma Mahler , orch Colin and David Matthews Die Stille Stadt;
Laue Sommernacht ; Licht in der Nacht;
Waldseligkeit; Bei Dir 1st Es Traut; Emtelied
Iris Vermillion (mezzo),
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
10.33 Rachmaninov The Answer;
How Beautiful It Is Here; How Long, My Friend; A Dream; All Things Pass Away; Spring Waters
Nina Rautio (soprano), Semyon Skigin (piano)
10.48 Tchaikovsky Joan 's aria (The Maid of Orleans); Duet for lolanta and Vaudemont (lolanta) Inessa Galante (soprano),
Alexander Fedin (tenor), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conductor Neeme Jarvi

Contributors

Unknown: Alma Mahler
Unknown: David Matthews
Unknown: Laue Sommernacht
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
Soprano: Nina Rautio
Piano: Semyon Skigin
Piano: Tchaikovsky Joan
Soprano: Inessa Galante
Tenor: Alexander Fedin

: Reissues

Martin Cotton looks at the latest offerings on Mercury Living Presence, including Albeniz and Tchaikovsky from Antal Dorati , Chausson and Lalo from Paul Paray , and Dvorak and Mozart from Rafael Kubelik.
Producers Clive Portbury , Susan Kenyon Discs E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651

Contributors

Unknown: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Paul Paray
Unknown: Rafael Kubelik.
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is American writer Edmund White , who recently completed his semiautobiographical trilogy about gay life in contemporary America with the poignantly titled The Farewell
Symphony. White inherited a love of music from his father, and his choices in this programme range from the charming simplicity of Faure's Dolly Suite to the sophistication of a Puccini heroine. They also include Dinah Washington singing What a Difference a Day Makes. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
SOUNDING THE CENTURY

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Edmund White
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

London Sinfonietta, conductor Eigar Howarth
Schreker Chamber Symphony
Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No 1 Repeated from Monday

: Vintage Years

The last of eight programmes with David Mellor.
A Very British Compromise
Michael Thompson traces the evolution of the British horn-playing style. Including:
Mozart Horn Concerto No 3 in E flat,
K447 (1st mvt) Aubrey Brain ,
BBCSO, conductor Adrian Boult
Strauss Horn Concerto No 2 (3rd mvt) Gottfried von Freiberg, Vienna
Philharmonic, conductor Karl Bohm Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70 Georges Barboteu , Genevieve Joy (piano)
Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings Peter Pears (tenor),
Dennis Brain (horn), Boyd Neel String Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Mozart Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat,
K417 (excerpt)
Dennis Brain , Philharmonia, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Strauss Horn Concerto No I Alan
Civil, RPO, conductor Rudolf Kempe Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings Peter Pears (tenor), Barry Tuckwell (horn), English Chamber
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Dukas Villanelle Michael Thompson, Philip Fowke (piano)
Producer Nick Morgan Discs

Contributors

Unknown: David Mellor.
Unknown: Michael Thompson
Unknown: Aubrey Brain
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Karl Bohm
Conductor: Schumann Adagio
Unknown: Georges Barboteu
Piano: Genevieve Joy
Piano: Britten Serenade
Tenor: Peter Pears
Horn: Dennis Brain
Unknown: Dennis Brain
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Conductor: Britten Serenade
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Barry Tuckwell
Piano: Philip Fowke
Producer: Nick Morgan

: Young Artists' Forum

Sandy Burnett presents the second of six programmes showcasing outstanding young musicians, featuring a striking group of lute songs played and sung by the same performer, four colourful works from the flute repertoire, and a late
Beethoven sonata performed by a recent winner of the World Piano
Competition.
Donizetti Bute Sonata
Debussy Syrinx Taketmisu Voice
Frank Martin Ballade
Gary Arbuthnot (flute), Eleanor Meynell (piano)
Lute songs by Thomas Campion ,
John Dowland , Francis Pilkington ,
Alonso Mudarra and Luis de Naevaez
Clara Sanabras (voice/lute)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in A, Op 101 Ashley Wass
During the interval, Alison Prain continues her survey of awards for young musicians by looking at the Royal Overseas League Competition.

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Frank Martin Ballade
Flute: Gary Arbuthnot
Piano: Eleanor Meynell
Songs By: Thomas Campion
Songs By: John Dowland
Songs By: Francis Pilkington
Songs By: Alonso Mudarra
Songs By: Luis de Naevaez
Songs By: Clara Sanabras
Unknown: Alison Prain

: 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]

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Documenting the Blues

Paul Oliver discusses what became of the black rural string band tradition. In the early part of this century, they were to be found in the southern-most communities of America but were seldom recorded. Perhaps the most celebrated band was the Mississippi Sheiks, made up of the sons of Henderson Chatman , a former slave. Repeated Friday 12.30am

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Oliver
Unknown: Henderson Chatman

: Opera on 3

Oedipe Enescu 's moving setting of the story of Oedipus. American bass-baritone Monte Pederson sings the title role in Gotz Friedrich 's new production for the Vienna State Opera.
Vienna Boys' Choir, Chorus and Orchestra of Vienna State Opera, conductor Michael Gielen

Contributors

Unknown: Oedipe Enescu
Bass-Baritone: Monte Pederson
Unknown: Gotz Friedrich
Unknown: Vienna State Opera.
Conductor: Michael Gielen
Oedipe: Monte Pederson (bass-Baritone)
Jocasta/Sphinx: Marjana Lipovsek (mezzo)
Antigone: Ruxandra Donose (soprano)
Tiresias: Egils Silins (bass)
King Laius: Josef Hopferwieser (tenor)
Queen Merope: Mihaela Ungureanu (mezzo)
Creon: Davide Damiani (baritone)
Theseus: Yu Chen (baritone)
Shepherd: Michael Roider (tenor)
High priest: Goran Simic (bass)
Phorbas: Peter Koves (bass)
Watchman: Walter Fink(bass)

: Blue Skies

In the second of four programmes bridging the gulf between the arts and sciences, Steve Jones explores the 17th century.
E-MAIL: scirad@.bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Jones

: Schubert and Mendelssohn

A concert given at the Gregynog Festival, presented by Michael Berkeley.
Beethoven String Trio, John York (piano) Schubert String Trio in B flat, 0581 Mendelssohn Piano Quartet in F minor. Op 2

Contributors

Presented By: Michael Berkeley.

: Kurtag's Games

Gyorgy Kurtag Games (selection) The Composer and Marta Kurtag (pianos)

Contributors

Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag
Pianos: Marta Kurtag

: Impressions

With Brian Morton and Alyn Shipton. Trombonist Alistair White , winner of the 1997 Young Jazz Musician of the Year competition, is featured with last year's winner, saxophonist Holly Slater , and her quartet. Shipton talks to pianist Fred Hersch. And music on CD includes releases by multi-instrumentalist Joe McPhee and trombonist Robin Eubanks , and a reissued recording of Eric Dolphy. Producer Derek Drescher

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton.
Unknown: Alistair White
Unknown: Holly Slater
Pianist: Fred Hersch.
Unknown: Joe McPhee
Unknown: Robin Eubanks
Unknown: Eric Dolphy.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Jazz from France with the Liz MacComb Trio
2.20 Messiaen Visions de IAmen
Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Irina
Kataieva (pianos)
3.15 Utrecht Early Music Festival La Capella Ducale, Musica
Fiata/Roland Wilson Schutz Vater
Abraham, Erbarme Dich Mein Kaspar Forster Viri Israelite; Sonata a 7; Vanitas Vanitatum; Sonata in C minor; Congregantes Philistei
4.25 Mahler Sieben Lieder aus
Letzter Zeit; Symphony No 1 Montreal SO/Yoel Levi, Jose Van Dam (baritone)
6.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Liz MacComb
Unknown: Wilson Schutz Vater
Unknown: Congregantes Philistei
Baritone: Jose van Dam








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