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: Record Review

With Richard Osborne.
Grainger (arr for Stokowski) Early One Morning; Handel in the Strand BBC Philharmonic, conductor Richard Hickox
7.11 Schirtz Freue Dich des Weibes
Deiner Jugend
Weser-Renaissance Bremen , director Manfred Cordes
7.16 Uszt Hymne de I'Enfant a Son Réveil (Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses) Leslie Howard (piano)
7.24 Schutz Vier Hirtinnen , Gleich Jung , Gleich Schon
Weser-Renaissance Bremen , director Manfred Cordes
7.31 Grainger Youthful Suite BBC Philharmonic, conductor Richard Hickox
7.58 Ireland Sextet
Peter Nichols (clarinet), Miles Hewitt (horn), Kate Bailey and Kiera Lyness (violins), Daniel Lyness (viola), Spike Wilson (cello)
8.29 Schutz Die Erde Trinkt fur Sich
Weser-Renaissance Bremen , director Manfred Cordes
8.33 Sibelius Symphony No 7 Lahti Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska
9.00 Building a Library
Bruce Wood compares the currently available recordings of Monteverdi's II Combattimento di Tancredi e
Clorinda. Peter Paul Nash and Chris de
Souza discuss new releases, including Mozart from Colin Davis , Beethoven from Mitsuko Uchida , and Uszt's
Faust Symphony from Ivan Fischer. Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Mozart Serenade in E flat, K375
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
10.41 Bax The Garden of Fand
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor David Lloyd-Jones
10.59 Arnold Flute Sonata, Op 121 James Galway , Phillip Moll (piano)
11.16 Beethoven Piano Concerto
No 1 in C Mitsuko Uchida , Bavarian Radio SO, conductor Kurt Sanderling Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Deiner Jugend
Unknown: Weser-Renaissance Bremen
Director: Manfred Cordes
Director: Uszt Hymne
Piano: Leslie Howard
Piano: Schutz Vier Hirtinnen
Piano: Gleich Jung
Piano: Gleich Schon
Piano: Weser-Renaissance Bremen
Director: Manfred Cordes
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Clarinet: Peter Nichols
Clarinet: Miles Hewitt
Horn: Kate Bailey
Violins: Daniel Lyness
Viola: Spike Wilson
Unknown: Erde Trinkt
Unknown: Weser-Renaissance Bremen
Director: Manfred Cordes
Unknown: Bruce Wood
Unknown: Colin Davis
Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Ivan Fischer.
Unknown: Mozart Serenade
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
Unknown: James Galway
Piano: Phillip Moll
Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is
Claire Tomalin , former literary editor of the New Statesman and The
Sunday Times and an award-winning biographer whose subjects have included Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft , Katherine Mansfield and, most recently, Jane Austen. Her musical choices include classic recordings of keyboard music by Bach and Beethoven, songs by Schumann and Duparc, and the ebullient waltz scene from Act 2 of Eugene Onegin. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Claire Tomalin
Unknown: Mary Wollstonecraft
Unknown: Katherine Mansfield
Unknown: Jane Austen.
Unknown: Eugene Onegin.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Christine Schafer (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)
Wolf Spanish Songbook (selection) Bertioz Zaïde
Bizet Guitare
Saint-Saens Guitares et Mandolines
Roussel Le Bachelier de
Salamanque, Op 20 No 1 Falla Seguidilla
Wolf Spanish Songbook (selection) Repeated from Monday


Soprano: Christine Schafer
Piano: Graham Johnson

: Behind the Masque

Roderick Swanston talks to six leading performers of early music. 4: As founder and director of the Taverner Choir, Consort and Players, Andrew Parrott has long enjoyed a' reputation as one of Britain's leading conductors of Baroque music and an advocate of performing Bach's choral music with one voice to a part. But he also conducts symphony orchestras and operas and works in the field of contemporary music.
Including choral music by Machaut, Gabriel!, Bach and Handel, plus excerpts from Judith Weir 's opera A Night at the Chinese Opera.


Talks: Roderick Swanston
Unknown: Andrew Parrott
Unknown: Judith Weir

: Manchester Composers' Platform

There is an international dimension to Stephen Pratt 's final selection of highlights from the 1997 workshops. The string quartet Mayibuye by David Kosviner blends western and South
African traditions, and New Zealander
Scott Kennedy French evokes the sounds of Japan in his Lacrymosa. There is also an extended workshop session, directed by Roger Marsh , devoted to Manchester-based
Mark Hewitt 's string piece Reliquary for Christopher Tye.


Unknown: Stephen Pratt
Unknown: David Kosviner
Directed By: Roger Marsh
Unknown: Mark Hewitt
Unknown: Christopher Tye.

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests.
BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A4WW
FAX: (0171) [number removed]


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.
5: Water from an Ancient Well
From his early days spent playing strict-tempo for ballroom dancing to his current status as an international star, Cape Town pianist
Abdullah Ibrahim looks back over his career and talks about exile, Ellington and life in South Africa today. Repeated Friday 12.30am


Pianist: Abdullah Ibrahim

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: II Trovatore
From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. In Verdi's tale of revenge and mistaken identity, a count and a troubadour in 15th-century Spain are rivals for the love of Leonora. They fight a duel, and Leonora, believing the troubadour has been killed, vows to enter a convent. Sung in Italian. Introduced by Peter Allen.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor Simone Young Parts 1 and 2 7.40 The Met Opera Quiz
William Livingstone puts listeners' questions to Linda Fairtile , Patrick Smith and William Weaver.
8.10 Parts 3 and 4


Introduced By: Peter Allen.
Unknown: William Livingstone
Unknown: Linda Fairtile
Unknown: Patrick Smith
Unknown: William Weaver.
Leonora: June Anderson(soprano)
Azucena: Dolora Zajick(mezzo)
Inez: Jane Shaulis(soprano)
Manrico: Richard Margison(tenor)
Messenger: Tim Willson(tenor)
Ruiz: Thomas Studebaker(tenor)
Count di Luna: Juan Pons(baritone)
Ferrando: Dimitri Kavrakos(bass)
Old gypsy: Joseph Pariso(bass)

: Between the Ears

Concluding the series of experimental radiophonic features. The Human Voice
As an antidote to Valentine's Day, an updated version of Jean Cocteau 's classic monologue, translated by Anthony Wood. Harriet Waiter stars as the abandoned woman speaking to her ex-lover on the phone, with electronic sound composition by Robin Rimbaud (scanner). Producer Susan Roberts


Unknown: Jean Cocteau
Translated By: Anthony Wood.
Translated By: Harriet Waiter
Unknown: Robin Rimbaud
Producer: Susan Roberts

: Haydn and Bartok

The llth programme in a 14-part series coupling Haydn sonatas with some of Bartok's major piano works. John Bingham (piano)
Haydn Piano Sonata in A, H XVI 30 Bartok Two Elegies
Haydn Piano Sonata in C, H XVI 50 Next programme 28 February


Piano: John Bingham
Piano: Haydn Piano Sonata

: The Zawinul Syndicate

Joe Zawinul (keyboards),
Victor Bailey (bass), Gary Poulson (guitar), Paco Sery (drums), Manolo Badrena (percussion/vocals)
Brian Morton introduces a concert which the group gave last year in the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh. When
Zawinul left his native Austria for
America in 1959, he went straight into the top division, touring with Maynard Ferguson and Dinah
Washington and, in 1961, beginning a nine-year association with Cannonball Adderley. He also worked with Miles Davis , on the trumpeter's fusion album In a Silent Way. Weather Report, the jazz-rock band he formed in 1970 with saxophonist Wayne Shorter , changed the sound of the music for a whole generation by emphasising electric instruments. The Joe Zawinul Syndicate incorporates African rhythms and tonal qualities as well as the synthesiser sounds associated with him.
Producer Dave Batchelor


Bass: Victor Bailey
Bass: Gary Poulson
Guitar: Paco Sery
Unknown: Manolo Badrena
Introduces: Brian Morton
Unknown: Maynard Ferguson
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Wayne Shorter
Producer: Dave Batchelor

: Through the Night

With Penny Gore.
1.00 Prague Chamber PO/Jiri
Belohlavek, Peter Bild (piano) Lukas Hurnik Compounds Kozeluch Piano Concerto Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor
2.20 Mozart String Quartet in G, K387 Orford Quartet
3.00 Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E Finnish RSO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste
4.15 Schumann Konzertstuck for
Four Horns Calgary PO/Mario Bernardi
5.00 Johann Rosenmuller Sonata a 3 Musica Florea
5.25 Robert Kajanus Rhapsody No 1 Finnish RSO/Leif Segerstam
5.40 Suppe Overture: Poet and Peasant Slovenian RTVSO/Marko Munih
6.05 Gyorgy Rankl Divertimento Bela Kovacs (clarinet), Concentus Hungaricus
6.15 Bruckner Three Motets
Sokkelund Choir/Martin Schuldt Jensen
6.30 Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467 John O'Conor , National
SO of Ireland/Alexander Anissimov


Piano: Peter Bild
Piano: Lukas Hurnik
Unknown: Schumann Konzertstuck
Unknown: Johann Rosenmuller Sonata
Unknown: Musica Florea
Unknown: Gyorgy Rankl Divertimento
Clarinet: Bela Kovacs
Unknown: Schuldt Jensen
Unknown: John O'Conor

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