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: Record Review

With Jonathan Swain.
Lemare When Jonny Comes Marching Home
Christopher Herrick (organ)
7.05 Saint-Saens Concert Fantasy: Africa
Laura Mikkola (piano), Tapiola Sinfonietta, conductor Jean-Jacques Kantorow
7.17 Lobo Quam Pulchri Sunt; Ave Maria
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Philips
7.27 Mozart String Quintet in D, K593
The Lindsays,
Louise Williams (viola)
8.00 Hoist Suite: The Planets
New London Children's Choir, conductor Leonard Slatkin


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Christopher Herrick
Piano: Laura Mikkola
Conductor: Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Director: Peter Philips
Viola: Louise Williams
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Building a Library

Michael Kennedy compares the available recordings of Elgar's oratorio The Dream of Gerontius, a setting of Cardinal Newman's poem telling of the passage of a man's soul toward judgement.
William Mival reviews new releases of chamber music, including the Schubert piano trios from Vladimir Ashkenazy , Pinchas Zukerman and Lynn Harrell , wind quintets by Relcha, string quartets by Saint-Saens and Faure, and Berwald's Septet and Piano Quartet.


Unknown: Michael Kennedy
Unknown: William Mival
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Pinchas Zukerman
Unknown: Lynn Harrell

: Record Release

Berwald Piano Quartet in E flat
Joakim Kallhed (piano), Lars Hjelm (clarinet), Philip Foster (horn), Rolf Hallstrom (bassoon)
10.40 Korngold String Quartet No 1 Franz Schubert Quartet of Vienna


Piano: Lars Hjelm
Clarinet: Philip Foster
Bassoon: Rolf Hallstrom

: Reissues

Stephen Plaistow on some legendary pianists:
Wilhelm Backhaus playing Beethoven, Artur Rubinstein playing Rachmaninov, and Vladimir Horowitz playing Chopin and Liszt, Discs
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Pianists: Wilhelm Backhaus
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein
Unknown: Vladimir Horowitz
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley's guest today is writer Maureen Duffy, who has published 12 novels, including That's How It Was, Londoners and Gor Saga, and several volumes of poetry, including The Venus Touch, Evesong and Memorials of the Quick and the Dead. She has also published a biography of Purcell, whose music features in her choices together with, among others, Handel, Byrd and Mozart.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Maureen Duffy
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Pierre Laurent-Aimard (piano) Berg Piano Sonata, Op 1
Schoenberg Five Pieces, Op 23 Webem Variations, Op 27
Schoenberg Three Pieces, Op 11 Repeated from Monday


Piano: Pierre Laurent-Aimard

: Vintage Years

Donizetti on Disc
The widespread revival of Donizetti's lesser-known operas is a relatively recent phenomenon, but his most popular works never dropped out of the repertoire, and singers have always been happy to programme attractive numbers which otherwise do not get heard. On the 200th anniversary of Donizetti's birth, Gordon Stewart delves into the composer's operatic music as captured on disc during the first six decades of this century and comes up with a surprisingly wide range of recorded performances. Donizetti's opera Linda di Chamounix is broadcast tonight at 6.30pm. Producer Peter Tanner


Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Unknown: Linda Di Chamounix
Producer: Peter Tanner

: Young Artists' Forum

Sandy Burnett presents the last in the series of recitals showcasing younger talent. Today, an eclectic mix of Spanish organ music, virtuoso solos for tuba, and one of the great piano trios.
Aguilera de Heredia Tiento lleno
Correa de Arauxo Tiento de Medio
Registro de Tiple
Cabanilles Tiento No 23 Pora La Mi
Guy Bovet Salamanca Martin Stacey (organ) Alan Ridout Vivace
Gordon Jacob Sarabande
Jennifer 'Glass Sonatina
Kevin Norbury (tuba), Lisa Tulk (piano) Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost)
Saskia Trio
During the interval, Alison Prain talks to Radio 3 controller Nicholas
Kenyon about the BBC's role in nurturing younger talent. Producer Nigel Wilkinson


Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Martin Stacey
Unknown: Alan Ridout Vivace
Unknown: Gordon Jacob Sarabande
Unknown: Kevin Norbury
Piano: Lisa Tulk
Talks: Alison Prain
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: Jazz Record Requests

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


Introduces: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Alan Hall

: Documenting the Blues

Many blues singers devised their own lyrics and tunes, but in the last of the series Paul Oliver considers the forgotten people in recorded blues - the songwriters, like Tom Delaney and Jimmy Oden. Producer Derek Drescher
Repeated Friday 12.30am


Unknown: Paul Oliver
Unknown: Tom Delaney
Unknown: Jimmy Oden.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Opera on 3

Unda di Chamounix
On the bicentenary of Donizetti's birth, a concert performance of his melodramma semiserio of 1842, which tells a story of love triumphing in the face of parental opposition. The performance was given earlier this month at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Sung in Italian. Introduced by Gordon Stewart.
Philharmonia Chorus,
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Mark Elder


Introduced By: Gordon Stewart.
Conductor: Mark Elder
Linda: Mariella Devia (soprano)
Carlo, Viscount of Sirval: Marcelo Alvarez (tenor)
Marquis of Boisfleury: Alessandro Corbelli (baritone)
Pierotto, a hurdy-gurdy player: Susan Parry (mezzo)
Antonio Loustolot: Ashley Holland (baritone)
Maddalena, Linda's mother: Anne-Marie Owens (mezzo)
The Prefect: Alastair Miles (bass)
Attendant of the Marquis: John Graham Hall (tenor)

: Developing Dance

Sir John Drummond 'ssix-part series exploring the incredible and diverse explosion of dance in Great Britain in the last 50 years.
2: Double Vision. Two company directors with very different visions talk about managing creativity and keeping up the energy.
Sir Peter Wright worked with Kurt Jooss and John Cranko but achieved his greatest success at Birmingham Royal Ballet. Robert Cohan was principal director with Martha Graham for some 20 years, beginning the cradle of contemporary dance in Britain at the Place.


Unknown: Sir John Drummond
Unknown: Sir Peter Wright
Unknown: Kurt Jooss
Unknown: John Cranko
Unknown: Robert Cohan
Unknown: Martha Graham

: Haydn and Bartok

Fourteen programmes of Haydn sonatas together with some of Bartok's major piano works. Todd Crow (piano)
Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 37 Bartok Seven Sketches, Op 9
Haydn Piano Sonata in G minor, H XVI 44
Producer Misha Donat


Piano: Todd Crow
Producer: Misha Donat

: Impressions

With Brian Mbrton and Alyn Shipton. The Austrian trio of Franz Koglmann (trumpet/flugelhorn), Rudolf Ruschel (trombone) and Raoul Herget (tuba) was recorded in the Purcell Room during a second visit to the London Jazz Festival. Stefan Winter talks about the demise of his JMT record label and about the wide-ranging concept of his new label Winter & Winter, featuring the likes of saxophonist Gary Thomas , drummer Paul Motian and pianist Uri Caine.
Music on CD includes a new release by multi-instrumentalist Max Nagl. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Brian Mbrton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton.
Unknown: Franz Koglmann
Unknown: Rudolf Ruschel
Unknown: Raoul Herget
Talks: Stefan Winter
Unknown: Gary Thomas
Unknown: Paul Motian
Pianist: Uri Caine.
Unknown: Max Nagl.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 EBU Jazz Festival
San Francisco Earthquake recorded in Espoo, Finland. Bart Suer (alto saxophone), Maarten Ornstein (bass clarinet), Peter Bergman (bass), Stefan Kruger (drums),
Erwin Zimmerman (turntables/sampler)
2.15 Sibelius Symphony No 2 BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Atherton
3.05 World Youth Choir, director
Jonathan Velasco , in a varied programme of original choral works and arrangements, given in Kaarli Church, Tallinn, Estonia. Including works by Per Norgard , Bruckner, Praetorius arr Sandstrom, Werle,
Sviridov and Lennon and McCartney
4.10 Spanish String Quartet
Festival Arcana Quartet Halffter
String Quartet Ramon Barce String Quartet No 10 Tomas Marco
String Quartet No 2 (Espejo Desierto) Jesus Villa Rojo Tiempos
5.25 Elgar Cello Concerto
Irene Lima , Portuguese Symphony Orchestra/Wolfgang Rennert
6.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Bass: Maarten Ornstein
Clarinet: Peter Bergman
Bass: Stefan Kruger
Unknown: Erwin Zimmerman
Conductor: David Atherton
Director: Jonathan Velasco
Unknown: Per Norgard
Unknown: Irene Lima

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