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: Record Review

With Jonathan Swain.
Handel Revenge, Revenge,
Timotheus Cries (Alexander's Feast) Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone),
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
7.11 Lecuona Rumba-Rhapsody ; 19th-Century Cuban Dances
Thomas Tirino (piano), Polish National RSO, conductor Michael Bartos
7.36 Langgaard The Harvest Bird Vocal Group Ars Nova, conductor Tamas Veto
7.47 Bach Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV546
Ton Koopman (organ)
8.01 Britten Embroidery Scene (Peter Grimes )
Renée Fleming (soprano),
Jonathan Summers (baritone), LSO, conductor Georg Solti
8.09 Mateo Flecha La Guerra
Gaspar Femandes Pois con Tanta Graca Anon Villano ; Baile a Finale
8.26 Dvorak Serenade for Strings, Op 22 1 Musici de Montreal, conductor Yuli Turovsky


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Lecuona Rumba-Rhapsody
Piano: Thomas Tirino
Conductor: Michael Bartos
Conductor: Tamas Veto
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Baritone: Jonathan Summers
Conductor: Georg Solti
Unknown: Gaspar Femandes
Unknown: Tanta Graca
Unknown: Anon Villano
Unknown: Dvorak Serenade
Conductor: Yuli Turovsky

: Building a Ubrary

Roger Nichols surveys the available recordings of the Faure piano quartets. Peter Paul Nash and Michael Oliver discuss new releases of British orchestral music, including Nigel Kennedy 's second recording of Elgar's Violin Concerto, the latest instalment of Andrew Davis 's
Vaughan Williams cycle, and the first recording of Tippett's last orchestral work, The Rose Lake.


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Unknown: Peter Paul Nash
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Nigel Kennedy
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Record Release

Edward White Puffin 'Billy Anthony Collins Vanity Fair BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
10.25 Howells In Green Ways Yvonne Kenny (soprano),
LSO, conductor Richard Hickox
10.45 Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Nigel Kennedy (violin), CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle
11.04 Grainger Scotch Strathspey and Reel; Dreamery; Colonial Song; My Robin Is to the Greenwood Gone Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo), Mark Padmore (tenor), Joyful
Company of Singers, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
11.26 Tippett The Rose Lake
LSO, conductor Colin Davis Discs
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Billy Anthony Collins
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Soprano: Yvonne Kenny
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Violin: Nigel Kennedy
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Pamela Helen Stephen
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Colin Davis
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Veteran Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti is Michael Berkeley's guest. This month he returns to London's South
Bank for the second part of Clocks and Clouds, a three-year retrospective of his work. Persecuted by the Nazis as a young man, Ligeti came to international prominence in the 1960s with works such as Apparitions and Lux Aeterna (memorably used in the soundtrack of Stanley Kubrick's film 2001: a Space Odyssey). His musical private passions provide a fascinating insight into the mind of one of Europe's greatest contemporary composers. Executive producer Wendy Thompson


Unknown: Gyorgy Ligeti
Unknown: Lux Aeterna
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Raphael Ensemble
Schulhoff String Sextet
Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Raphael Ensemble

: Vintage Years

Janos Starker
In the course of his long career,
Janos Starker has established himself as one of the world's greatest cellists and finest teachers. In the last of three programmes, Moray Welsh finds out why Starker considers teaching the most important part of his life. Former pupils recount their often frightening experiences, and Starker plays his arrangement of Bottermund's Paganini Variations, Faure's Après un Rêve and Papillon, and two jewels of the repertoire - Haydn's Concerto in D and his latest recording of Bach's Suite No 6 for solo cello.


Unknown: Janos Starker
Unknown: Moray Welsh

: Young Artists' Forum

Sandy Burnett presents the fifth of six programmes showcasing younger talent, recorded in the Turner Sims
Concert Hall in Southampton. Stravinsky Suite Italienne
Kodaly Three Hungarian Dances Christina Mok (violin),
Andrew Quartermain (piano) Purcell Incassum Lesbia
Blow Clarona , Lay Aside Your Lute Stradella // Piu Misero Amante
Handel Quel Fior Che all' Albe Ride Hedvig Aberg (soprano), Abby Wall
(cello), Silas Standage (harpsichord) Bach Prelude and Fugue in F sharp ("48". Bk 1)
Liszt Concert Paraphrase on Verdi's "Rigoletto"
Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in D minor, Op 87 No 24 Alexander Taylor (piano)
During the interval, Alison Prain talks to John Woolf , director of the Park Lane Group, an organisation set up in the 1950s to promote both young artists and the performance of contemporary British music.


Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Turner Sims
Violin: Christina Mok
Piano: Andrew Quartermain
Piano: Purcell Incassum Lesbia
Piano: Blow Clarona
Unknown: Piu Misero Amante
Unknown: Handel Quel Fior
Soprano: Hedvig Aberg
Soprano: Abby Wall
Cello: Silas Standage
Piano: Alexander Taylor
Talks: Alison Prain
Unknown: John Woolf

: 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

In the seventh of eight programmes, Paul Oliver discusses field recordings of the black American folk songs made for the archives of the Library of Congress and now issued on Johnny Parth 's Document label. Repeated Friday 12.30am


Unknown: Paul Oliver
Unknown: Johnny Parth

: Opera on 3

Aleksis Kivi
A performance of the new opera by Einojuhani Rautavaara based on the life of Finland's first national writer that proved to be the hit of this year's Savonlinna Opera Festival.
Several of Rautavaara's pieces, like Cantus Arcticus and Angel of Light, are achieving cult status, and in this opera he writes continuously grateful vocal lines. It portrays Kivi's decline into alcoholism and schizophrenia in music of consoling tenderness. Sung in Finnish.
Savonlinna Opera Festival Orchestra, conductor Markus Lehtinen


Unknown: Aleksis Kivi
Unknown: Einojuhani Rautavaara
Unknown: Cantus Arcticus
Conductor: Markus Lehtinen
Aleksis: Km Jorma Hynninen(baritone)
Aleksis (youth): Hans Lydman(baritone)
Charlotta: Eeva-Uisa Sarinen(mezzo)
Hilda: Rikka Hakola(soprano)
Mikko Vilkastus: Lasse Virtanen(tenor)
Uncle Sakeri: Jaako Hietikko(bass)
August Ahlqvist: Lasse Poysti(spoken)
JL Runeberg: Markus Groth(spoken)

: Piers Lane

Tausig Three Waltz Caprices

: A Concert for the Prince of Poland

In 1740, Prince Friedrich Christian of Poland visited Venice, where he went to hear a concert given by the female orchestra of the Ospedale della Pieta under their director Antonio Vivaldi.
The Academy of Ancient Music led by violinist Andrew Manze re-create the event in a Radio 3 invitation concert recorded in the Concert Hall of the Royal College of Music, London.
Vivaldi Sinfonia in G. RV149; Violin
Concerto in C, RV180 (II Piacere);
Violin Concerto in E flat, RV253 (La Tempesta di Mare); Concerto in D minor for lute, viola d'amore and strings, RV540; Concerto in A for violin and three echo violins, RV552;
Concerto in C, RV558


Unknown: Prince Friedrich Christian
Director: Antonio Vivaldi.
Violinist: Andrew Manze

: Developing Dance

Six programmes exploring the explosion of dance in Great Britain in the last 50 years. Sir John Drummond interviews the leading directors, teachers, choreographers and dancers. 1: The Classical Inheritance
Classical ballet commands the biggest audiences, costs the most and sets the standards, but has it lost the message? With Irina Baronova - a product of the old Russian school; Dame Beryl Grey on the British obsession with analysis; and Clement Crisp on what has gone wrong. Producer Matt Thompson


Unknown: Sir John Drummond
Unknown: Irina Baronova
Unknown: Dame Beryl Grey
Producer: Matt Thompson

: Impressions

Graham Collier
A concert given recently by the Jazz Ensemble directed by Graham Collier in the London Jazz Festival. The 14-piece band brings together trumpeter Ed Sarath from America, trombonist
Hugh Fraser from Canada, saxophonist Karlheinz Miklin from Austria, and top British musicians including saxophonist Art Themen , trumpeter Steve Waterman , pianist Roger Dean and drummer John Marshall.
Introduced by Chris Parker , who talks to Graham Collier during the interval. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Graham Collier
Directed By: Graham Collier
Unknown: Ed Sarath
Unknown: Hugh Fraser
Unknown: Karlheinz Miklin
Unknown: Art Themen
Pianist: Steve Waterman
Pianist: Roger Dean
Unknown: John Marshall.
Introduced By: Chris Parker
Unknown: Graham Collier
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
EBU Jazz Festival Roland Batik Trio and Christopher Haberer (percussion), from Espoo, Finland 2.40 Martin i
Soler Quartet Soler Transformaciones Polifonicas Turina La Oracion del Torero
Arriaga String Quartet No 1 in D minor
3.25 Stravinsky Suite Italienne
Nash Ensemble Shchedrin Piano Trio
Tchaikovsky Trio
4.20 Vaughan Williams Symphony No 6 Bruckner Symphony No 6 in A Bavarian RSO. conductor Colin Davis
6.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Christopher Haberer
Unknown: TransformacIones Polifonicas Turina
Conductor: Colin Davis

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