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: Record Review

With Richard Osborne.
Weber Und Ob die Wolke
(Der Freischutz)
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano),
Philharmonia, conductor Julius Rudel
7.09 Sullivan, arr Mackerras Pineapple Poll (Scene 3) Royal Philharmonic, conductor Charles Mackerras
7.30 Debussy Petite Suite
Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos)
7.42 Hummel Piano Trio in G, Op 65 Beaux Arts Trio
8.00 Liza Lehmann The Wren; The
Owl Janice Watson (soprano), Steuart Bedford (piano)
8.05 Bartok Divertimento for Strings RPO, conductor Daniele Gatti
8.32 Weber WirNahte Mir.... Leise, Leise (Der Freischutz)
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano),
Philharmonia, conductor Julius Rudel
8.41 Alexander Arutiunian
Concertino Narine Arutiunian (piano), Moscow Chamber Orchestra, conductor Constantine Orbelian
9.00 Building a Library
Richard Wigmore compares the currently available recordings of Schubert's Die Schone Mullerin.
Edward Seckerson reviews new
Russian orchestral releases, including music by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and Stravinsky.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Giazunov Violin Concerto in A minor
Gil Shaham , Russian National
Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
10.37 Tchaikovsky Lei 's First Song (The Snow Maiden)
Elena Okolysheva (mezzo),
Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Igor Golovchin
10.43 Stravinsky Apollon Musagete Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
11.15 Reissues
Patrick O'Connor explores the new historical series from the budget label Naxos called Immortal
Performances: live recordings from New York's Metropolitan Opera
House by singers like Lily Pons , Rose Bampton , Rene Maison and Ezio
Pinza in operas by Mozart, Donizetti, Offenbach and Gounod, discs
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor: Julius Rudel
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Liza Lehmann
Soprano: Janice Watson
Conductor: Daniele Gatti
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor: Julius Rudel
Conductor: Alexander Arutiunian
Piano: Concertino Narine Arutiunian
Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Gil Shaham
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Tchaikovsky Lei
Unknown: Elena Okolysheva
Conductor: Igor Golovchin
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: Patrick O'Connor
Unknown: Lily Pons
Unknown: Rose Bampton
Unknown: Rene Maison
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Continuing the weekly series in which guests reveal their musical passions to Michael Berkeley. His guest this week is American writer and publisher Robert Gottlieb , former editor-in-chief for publisher Alfred A
Knopf and The New Yorker and editor of Reading Jazz, a recently published anthology of writings on jazz which has attracted widespread praise.
Another of Gottlieb's passions is for ballet, and his choices for this programme include ballet scores by Bizet and Tchaikovsky plus music by Handy, Gershwin and Coie Porter. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley.
Unknown: Robert Gottlieb
Unknown: Coie Porter.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Emma Kirkby (soprano),
Michael Chance (countertenor), London Baroque, director Charles Medlam
Handel 0 Quolis de Coelo Sonus;
Italian Cantata No 27: Lungi da Me, Pensier Tiranno !
Schmeizer Sonata a 3 (1662) Handel Cantata: Amarilli Vezzosa
(II Duello Amoroso) Repeated from Monday

Contributors

Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Michael Chance
Director: Charles Medlam
Unknown: Pensier Tiranno
Unknown: Amarilli Vezzosa

: Behind the Masque

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers of early music to put away their treatises and reveal the personal element in their music-making.
1: In 1973, harpsichordist
Trevor Pinnock founded one of Britain's first period instrument orchestras, the English Concert. Never having been one to let musicology intrude on his natural music-making, he declares himself happy with the description "honest musician". Recordings include keyboard music by Byrd and Paradies, and excerpts from
Vivaidi's Four Seasons, Mozart's Symphony No 25, Haydn's
Symphony No 35, and Handel's Belshazzar. discs
Producer Lindsay Kemp

Contributors

Unknown: Roderick Swanston
Harpsichordist: Trevor Pinnock
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Music Machine Megamix

In the last of eight bumper editions of Music Machine, Tommy Pearson and Verity Sharp travel to Scandinavia and explore the rich musical traditions of Finland and Norway. Revised repeat

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Verity Sharp

: 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

: No Easy Walk

A six-part series telling the story of South African jazz over the last 50 years. 2: Epistles with a Message John Fordham looks at how modern jazz captured the hearts of a new generation of musicians in the 1950s, including the Jazz Epistles, which featured trumpeter
Hugh Masekela , pianist Abdullah Ibrahim
(then known as Dollar Brand) and the often overlooked but acclaimed saxophonist Kippie Moeketsi. Despite the reluctance of the white-dominated music industry, the Epistles recorded a landmark album. Repeated Friday 12.30am

Contributors

Unknown: John Fordham
Pianist: Hugh Masekela
Pianist: Abdullah Ibrahim
Unknown: Kippie Moeketsi.

: Opera on 3

Uve from the Met: La Cenerentola
From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. Rossini's sparkling version of the Cinderella story, complete with the lovestruck prince and two ugly stepsisters.
Composed in just three weeks, the opera is a perennial favourite at Met matinees. On this occasion, it stars American mezzo Jennifer Larmore in the title role.
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor James Levine
Act
8.05 The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert puts some questions sent in by listeners to Steven Blier and Lotfi Mansouri.
QUESTIONS should be sent to
Met Opera Quiz. FDR Station, PO Box 805, New York, NY 10150
8.35 Act 2

Contributors

Unknown: Jennifer Larmore
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Thor Eckert
Unknown: Steven Blier
Unknown: Lotfi Mansouri.
Angelina: Jennifer Larmore (mezzo)
Clorinda: Koruss Uecker (soprano)
Tisbe: Patricia Risley (soprano)
Don Ramiro: Ramon Vargas (tenor)
Dandini: Alessandro Corbelli (baritone)
Don Magnifico: Simone Alaimo (bass)
Alidoro: Michele Pertusi (baritone)

: Between the Ears

The third of six experimental radiophonic features.
Gould, Tobacco, Bach. To boldly go where no pianist had gone before was the lifelong mission of the eccentric Canadian, Glenn Gould.
Since his death 15 years ago, his recording of a Bach Prelude and Fugue continues its journey aboard the Voyager spacecraft. This programme re-creates a 17th-century experiment for calculating the weight of tobacco smoke in an attempt to calibrate Gould's genius. Meanwhile, old Bach weighs up the statistical risk of his own pipe-smoking.
Written and produced by Antony Pitts and Matt Thompson

Contributors

Unknown: Glenn Gould.
Produced By: Antony Pitts
Produced By: Matt Thompson

: Another Cinderella

Music from Prokofiev's ballet.
Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev

Contributors

Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev

: Impressions

With Brian Morton and Alyn Shipton. Saxophonist Ellery Eskelin , one of the most interesting musicians on the New York jazz scene, brought his trio of accordionist Andrea Parkins and drummer Jim Black to Britain last October for the first time.
Alyn Shipton introduces their
Vortex concert and talks to
Ellery Eskelin about his music, growing up in lively Baltimore and his move to New York. Jazz on CD comes from bassist Charlie Haden , trumpeter Dave Douglas , drummer Ginger Baker and clarinettist and saxophonist Tony Coe. Producer Derek Drescher

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton.
Unknown: Ellery Eskelin
Accordionist: Andrea Parkins
Unknown: Jim Black
Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Ellery Eskelin
Bassist: Charlie Haden
Unknown: Dave Douglas
Unknown: Ginger Baker
Unknown: Tony Coe.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Penny Gore.
1.00 Rolf Hind (piano) Stravinsky
Three Movements from "Petrushka"
Rasmussen Barcarolle Hoit Nigredo Norgard Achilles and the Tortoise Ravei Valses Nobles et
Sentimentales
2.25 Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in D (Reformation)
Calgary Philharmonic, conductor Mario Bernardi
3.10 Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor Polish National Philharmonic, conductor Jan Krenz
4.15 Beethoven Serenade in D, Op 8 Ludwig Trio
4.45 Tartini Violin Concerto in A
II Tempo Ensemble/
Simon Standage (violin)
5.05 Beethoven Piano Concerto No
2 in B flat Dubravka Tomsic.
Slovenian Radio-Television Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anton Nanut
5.45 Pachelbel Suite in G
Musica Antiqua Koln , director Reinhard Goebel
6.00 Sequence
Music by Mozart, Elgar and Kamillo Lendvay

Contributors

Piano: Rolf Hind
Unknown: Norgard Achilles
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Conductor: Jan Krenz
Conductor: Beethoven Serenade
Violin: Simon Standage
Unknown: Dubravka Tomsic.
Conductor: Anton Nanut
Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Director: Kamillo Lendvay








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