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: Record Review

With Jonathan Swain.
Gershwin, arr Gibbons Overture: Girl Crazy Jack Gibbons (piano)
7.10 Schubert, compi Newbould
Symphony No 10 in D Scottish CO, conductor Charles Mackerras
7.42 Strauss Der Abend , Op 34 No 1 BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
7.54 Moeran String Quartet in A minor Maggini Quartet
8.17 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C Andras Schiff ,
Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Bernard Haitink
9.00 Building a Library
Rodney Milnes compares the available recordings of Johann Strauss (son)'s Die Fledermaus. David Nice reviews new orchestral releases, including Smetana's Ma Wast from Roger Norrington ,
Shostakovich's Symphony No 5 from Mariss Jansons , a disc of Musorgsky from Claudio Abbado and the Berlin Philharmonic, and a disc of Weber from Mikhail Pletnev and the Russian National Orchestra.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Weber Konzertstuck in F minor, Op 79 Russian National Orchestra, director Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
10.33 Musorgsky St John 's Night on the Bare Mountain Anatoli Kotcherga (bass-baritone), Sudtiroler Children's Choir, Berlin Radio Choir, Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
10.46 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2
Anne Akiko Meyers , Frankfurt RSO, conductor Dmitri Kitaenko
11.15 Reissues
Romanian conductor
Sergiu Celibidache died last year, and EMI have just issued ten CDs of his recordings with the Munich
Philharmonic. Celibidache was an artist who developed an intense dislike for the recorded medium which makes these performances, issued for the first time, particularly interesting. Robert Philip explores this batch, which includes music by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven,
Schubert and Tchaikovsky. Discs
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Jack Gibbons
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Strauss Der Abend
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Mariss Jansons
Unknown: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Weber Konzertstuck
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Piano: Musorgsky St John
Bass-Baritone: Anatoli Kotcherga
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Anne Akiko Meyers
Conductor: Dmitri Kitaenko
Conductor: Sergiu Celibidache
Unknown: Robert Philip
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is a fellow composer. Judith Weir is probably best known for her three operas, but she is active in many other musical fields. Her own private passions range from the elegant simplicity of folk music to the intricate textures of Bach and Brahms.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Judith Weir
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Florestan Trio: Susan Tomes (piano), Anthony Marwood (violin), Richard Lester (cello)
Haydn Piano Trio in F sharp minor, HXV26
Ravel Piano Trio in A minor
Repeated from last Monday


Violin: Anthony Marwood
Cello: Richard Lester

: Vintage Years

Celebrating Salzburg
Richard Osborne presents six programmes telling the story of the Salzburg Festival.
1: 1920-37. This programme features historic vocal recordings by Karl Erb , Hans Duhan , Maria Ivogiin , Richard Mayr , Lotte Schone and Kerstin Thorborg ; the voice of the first
Jedermann, Alexander Moissi ; and reminiscences of the festival's early years from the late Sir Isaiah Berlin. Music includes:
Mozart Symphony No 28 in C, K200 (2nd mvt) Salzburg Mozarteum Camerata Academica, conductor Bernhard Paumgartner
Johann Strauss (son) Waltz: Roses from the South Vienna PO, conductor Clemens Krauss
Gluck Che Faro senza Euridice?
(Orfeo ed Euridice)
Sigrid Onegin (contralto)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466 (2nd mvt) Vienna PO, director Bruno Walter (piano)
Mozart Symphony No 35 in D, K385 (Haffner) New York PO, conductor Arturo Toscanini
Beethoven Komm, Hoffnung (Fidelio) Lotte Lehmann (soprano),
Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conductor Manfred Gurlitt
Wagner Die Meistersinger von
Nurnberg (Act 3, scene 3, excerpt)
Beckmessr HERMAN WIEDEMANN (baritone)
Hans Sachs. ...HANS HERMANN NISSEN (bantone) Vienna PO, conductor Arturo Toscanini Verdi Falstaff (Act 3, scene 1)
NBC SO, conductor Arturo Toscanini Producer David Gallagher


Unknown: Karl Erb
Unknown: Hans Duhan
Unknown: Maria Ivogiin
Unknown: Richard Mayr
Unknown: Lotte Schone
Unknown: Kerstin Thorborg
Unknown: Alexander Moissi
Conductor: Bernhard Paumgartner
Conductor: Johann Strauss
Conductor: Clemens Krauss
Conductor: Gluck Che Faro
Contralto: Sigrid Onegin
Piano: Bruno Walter
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Soprano: Lotte Lehmann
Conductor: Manfred Gurlitt
Baritone: Beckmessr Herman Wiedemann
Baritone: Hans Sachs.
Baritone: Hans Hermann Nissen
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Conductor: Verdi Falstaff
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Producer: David Gallagher
Falstaff: Giuseppe Valdengo (baritone)
Ford: Frank Guarrera (baritone)
Alice Ford: Nerva Nelli (soprano)
Meg Page: Nan Merriman (mezzo)
Mistress Quickly: Chloe Elmo (mezzo)
Fenton: Antonio Madasi (tenor)
Nannetta: Teresa Stich- Randall (soprano)

: Music Machine Megamix

The second of eight bumper editions of Music Machine presented by Verity Sharp and Tommy Pearson. Revised repeat


Presented By: Verity Sharp
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith with another selection of listeners' favourite jazz tracks. 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

: Kenton's Innovations

Max Harrison presents the second of four programmes about Stan Kenton and his Innovations in Modern Music
Orchestra. In this programme, he looks at the work of some of the composers other than Robert Graettinger who accepted the challenge to write for the orchestra in 1950-1. They include Pete Rugolo , Franklyn Marks, Johnny Richards and Bill Russo.
Repeated Friday 12.30am


Unknown: Max Harrison
Unknown: Stan Kenton
Unknown: Robert Graettinger
Unknown: Pete Rugolo
Unknown: Johnny Richards
Unknown: Bill Russo.

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Turandot
I From the Metropolitan Opera
I House, New York. Puccini's last and grandest opera, in which the tenor offers to forfeit his head in exchange for that aria, is given the full Met treatment in Zeffirelli's opulent production.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Nello Santi Act
7.05 The Maigret of the T'ang
Robert van Gulik wrote a famous series of mystery novels based on a real-life, historical character,
Judge Dee , who was active under the T'ang dynasty. Biographer Janwillem van de Wetering explores the extraordinary career of Judge Dee 's creator.
7.40 Act 2
8.25 The Met Opera Quiz
Martin Bernheimer puts listeners' questions to Carolyn Abbate , Alfred Hubay and Albert Innaurato.
8.55 Act 3
Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network, which is broadcast on Radio 3 through the EBU
BROADCAST GUIDE: For a free copy of the Met Broadcast Guide, send a 14 x 23cm sae to Met Broadcast Opera Unit,
BBC Radio Classical Music, [address removed]


Conductor: Nello Santi
Unknown: Robert van Gulik
Unknown: Judge Dee
Unknown: Judge Dee
Unknown: Martin Bernheimer
Unknown: Carolyn Abbate
Unknown: Alfred Hubay
Unknown: Albert Innaurato.
Turandot: Sharon Sweet (soprano)
Liu: Ruth Ann Swenson (soprano)
Calaf: Richard Margison (tenor)
Timur: Sergei Koptchak(bass)
Pang: Michael Forest (tenor)
Pong: Richard Fracker (tenor)
Ping: Stephen Powell (tenor)
Emperor: Charles Anthony (tenor)
Mandarin: James Courtney (bass)

: Developing Dance

Sir John Drummond 's six-part series exploring the explosion of dance in Great Britain in the last 50 years. 4: Policy and Bureaucracy.Dance had low status within the Arts Council until Jane Nicholas joined the committee. Veronica Lewis animates jaded local councillors behind the scenes, and Professor Stephanie Jordan teaches dance to future administrators and academics.


Unknown: Sir John Drummond
Unknown: Jane Nicholas
Unknown: Veronica Lewis
Unknown: Professor Stephanie Jordan

: Haydn and Bartok

The third programme in a 14-part series coupling Haydn sonatas with some of Bartok's major piano works. Alfredo Perl (piano)
Haydn Piano Sonata in F, H XVI 29 Bartok Suite: Out of Doors


Piano: Alfredo Perl

: Impressions

With Brian Morton and Alyn Shipton. A final visit to the London Jazz
Festival and highlights from a concert given by saxophonist Wolfgang Puschnig and Alpine Aspects.
Puschnig talks to Alyn Shipton about his projects and this concert. Music on CD comes from Geri Allen ,
Horace Silver and Oscar Peterson.
Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton.
Unknown: Wolfgang Puschnig
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Geri Allen
Unknown: Horace Silver
Unknown: Oscar Peterson.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Jazz With the Piotr Wojtasik
Quintet and the Prowizorka Jazz Band
2.30 Jonathan Aasgaard (cello), Vebjom Anvik (piano) Barber Cello Sonata, Op 6 Britten Suite No 1 for Solo
Cello, Op 72 Beethoven Cello Sonata No 3 in A, Op 69 Chopin Introduction and Polonaise Brillant in C, Op 3
4.00 Polish NPO/Jacek Kasprzyk, Raphael Wallfisch (cello) Tadeusz
Baird Elegeia Walton Cello Concerto Mahler Symphony No 1
5.40 Walton, arr Mathieson A Shakespeare Suite (Richard III) BBCSO/Barry Wordsworth
6.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Piotr Wojtasik
Cello: Jonathan Aasgaard
Cello: Vebjom Anvik

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