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: Record Review

With Jonathan Swain.
Robert Johnson Hark ! Hark! the Lark; Get You Hence; Care Charming Sleep William Lawes A Health to the Northern Lass Catherine Bott
(soprano), Julia Gooding (soprano), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Parley of Instruments, conductor Peter Holman
7.12 Bruch String Quartet in C minor. Op 9 Mannheim Quartet
7.40 Josquin Recordare Virgo Mater; Regina Celi ; Virgo Salutiferi
Maitrise de Pays de Loire, A Sei Voce, conductor Bernard Fabre-Garrus
7.57 Musorgsky Coronation Scene
(Boris Godunov ); Gopak (Sorochintsy Fair) Noriko Ogawa (piano)
8.10 Robert Johnson Tis Late and Cold; Come Away, Hecate; The Witches' Dance
Catherine Bott (soprano), Julia Gooding (soprano), Joseph Cornwell (tenor),
Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Parley of Instruments, conductor Peter Holman
8.18 Tchaikovsky Suite No 1, Op 43 Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.00 Building a Library
Jonathan Freeman-Attwood compares the currently available recordings of Handel's Organ Concertos, Op 4 and Op 7. Stephen Dodgson reviews new releases of music by Haydn, Mozart and their contemporaries.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Michael Haydn Concerto in D Northern Sinfonia, director Alain Trudel (trombone)
10.30 J Haydn Nottumo No 6 in G, H II 30 Marten Root (flute), Michael Niesemann (oboe), Mozzafiato, L'Archibudelli
10.38 J Haydn Piano Trio in D, H XV 24 Vienna Piano Trio
10.53 Mozart Symphony No 35 in D, K385 (Haffner)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director lona Brown
11.15 Reissues
Legendary German conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler gave performances which were unique for their feeling of improvisation and firm structural control. Geoffrey Smith investigates some recent Furtwangler reissues of Brahms, Bruckner and Wagner in a mixture of live and studio recordings. Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Robert Johnson Hark
Unknown: William Lawes
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Julia Gooding
Tenor: Joseph Cornwell
Tenor: Stephen Varcoe
Conductor: Peter Holman
Unknown: Regina Celi
Conductor: Bernard Fabre-Garrus
Unknown: Boris Godunov
Piano: Noriko Ogawa
Piano: Robert Johnson
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Julia Gooding
Tenor: Joseph Cornwell
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Conductor: Peter Holman
Unknown: Jonathan Freeman-Attwood
Unknown: Stephen Dodgson
Unknown: Michael Haydn
Director: Alain Trudel
Oboe: Michael Niesemann
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is Edward Said , professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University, and a prolific writer on a wide range of subjects, including literature, music, cultural politics and Middle Eastern issues. His musical choices range from keyboard music by Bach, Chopin and Messiaen, to Bruckner's Symphony No 8, and operatic excerpts by Berlioz and Berg. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Edward Said
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Olaf Bar (baritone),
Camillo Radicke (piano)
Schumann Six Songs, Op 36 Brahms Nine Songs, Op 63
Schumann Three Poems, Op 30 Repeated from Monday


Piano: Camillo Radicke

: Behind the Masque

Roderick Swanston talks to six leading performers of early music. 6: Baritone Paul Hillier performs a selection of works from the earliest surviving medieval monodies to the minimalism of Steve Reich and Arvo Part. A founder member of the Hilliard Ensemble, he now directs the Theatre of Voices. Music includes:
Duparc L'Invitation au Voyage Gerard Souzay (baritone)
Comysh Ah Robin Deller Consort Tallis Lamentations (excerpt)
Choir of King's College Cambridge, director David Willcocks
Dunstaple Veni Sancte Spiritus Hilliard Ensemble
Tormis Ingrian Evenings (excerpt)
Part Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Reich The Cave (excerpt)
Anon Benedicamus Domino (Notre Dame School); Voulez Vous que Je Vous Chant Discs


Talks: Roderick Swanston
Baritone: Paul Hillier
Unknown: Steve Reich
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Unknown: Robin Deller
Director: David Willcocks
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Voulez Vous

: Youth Orchestras of the World

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Paul Hindmarsh introduces a concert given last June by the Chicago Youth SO at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. During the interval, he goes backstage to find out what has made the orchestra into one of the most successful in the United States.
John Deak Celebration and Remembrance
Wieniawski Violin Concerto No 2 in D minor
Eunice Keem (violin)
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Introduces: Paul Hindmarsh
Unknown: Bridgewater Hall
Unknown: John Deak
Violin: Eunice Keem
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: 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

: Preservation Hall

A six-part series in which
Michael Pointon considers the achievements of Preservation Hall, which helped to save traditional jazz in the 1960s.
1: Somebody Else Is Taking My PlaceMichael Pointon takes a walk around Preservation Hall and puts its achievements into the context of the diverse music scene that thrives in New Orleans.
Repeated Friday 12.30am


Unknown: Michael Pointon
Unknown: Michael Pointon

: Opera on 3

Uve from the Met Samson and Delilah
From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Saint-Saens's Old Testament drama features Placido Domingo as Samson. Sung in French.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor Leonard Slatkin
7.15 Hair Today
Graham Fawcett reflects on the mythology of the hirsute and the hairless.
7.40 Act 2
8.25 The Met Opera Quiz With Thor Eckert Jr.
8.50 Act 3
* See Music: page 36


Unknown: Placido Domingo
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Graham Fawcett
Unknown: Thor Eckert Jr.
Samson: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Delilah: Denyce Graves (mezzo)
High Priest of Dagon: Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)
Old Hebrew: Franz Hawlata (bass)
Abimelech: Alan Held (baritone)
First Philistine: Bernard Fitch (tenor)
Second Philistine: Yanni Yannissis (baritone)
Messenger: Matthew Polenzani (tenor)

: The Sounding the Century Lecture

Six lectures reflecting on the forces for change at the end of the century. 2: Of Gods and Men: Forms of Fundamentalism. Egyptian writer and political activist Nawal El Saadawi was imprisoned by Sadat for her criticism of government policy. She draws on her own experiences in this attack on religious and political oppression. Fred Halliday chairs the event before an audience in the Purcell Room on London's South Bank.


Unknown: Nawal El Saadawi
Unknown: Fred Halliday

: Haydn and Bartok

The 12th of 14 programmes. Peter Frankl (piano)
Bartok 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs Haydn Sonata in C sharp minor, H XVI 36
Bartok Three Burlesques Next programme 7 March


Piano: Peter Frankl
Songs: Haydn Sonata

: Temptation of the Sanctimonious Pot

Martinu's La Revue de Cuisine, played by the Sinfonia Lahti Chamber Ensemble.

: Gillespiana

A concert given in January at the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London, with the suite Gillespiana as its centrepiece. This composition for jazz orchestra was written for Dizzie Gillespie by Lalo Schifrin. The work features trumpeter James Morrison , and Nigel Hitchcock on alto saxophone and flute. Also featured in the concert are movements from Schifrin's New
Continent Suite, plus music from the films Bullitt and Mission: Impossible. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Unknown: Dizzie Gillespie
Unknown: Lalo Schifrin.
Unknown: James Morrison
Unknown: Nigel Hitchcock
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Schubert String Quartet in A minor, D804; String Quartet in G, D88 7 Vanbrugh Quartet
2.30 Strauss Ein Heldenleben Toronto SO/Andrew Davis
3.20 Guillou Children's Scenes
Martin Kovarik (organ)
4.00 Enescu Violin Sonata No 2 in F minor, Op 6 Y C Lee, H K Lee (piano)
4.30 Respighi Church Windows
London Canada Orchestra/Uri Mayer
5.00 Schiitz Es Steh Gott Auf
(Symphonie Sacrae) Jana Partorkova (soprano), Music Florea
5.20 Paganlni Sonata Concertata in A, Lorenz (violin), Novak (guitar)
6.10 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor, Op 73 Kari Karkku,
Finnish Radio SO/Sakari Oramo
6.45 Britten Five Flower Songs
Camerata Chamber Choir/Bojesen


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Strauss Ein Heldenleben

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