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: Record Review

Presented by Jonathan Swain .
Gounod Funeral March of a Marionette
New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
7.09 Mendelssohn Piano Sonata in B flat, Op 106 Benjamin Frith
7.29 Thomas Canning Fantasy on a Hymn by Justin Morgan
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos
7.40 Poulenc Sextet for Piano and Wind
Istvan Klansky , Prague Wind Quintet
7.59 Schubert Der Geistertanz , D494; Schlachtlied, D912 Die Singphoniker
8.08 Guillaume Dumanoir Suite:
Ballet of Stockholm Le Concert des
Nations, conductor Jordi Savall
8.35 Mahler Ruckert-Lieder
Thomas Hampson (baritone), Wolfram Rieger (piano)
9.00 Building a Library
Michael Oliver compares the currently available recordings of Verdi's La Traviata. Stephen Johnson reviews new releases of music including Birtwistle's The Mask of Orpheus, Peter Maxwell Davies 's Job, Henze's Undine, Penderecki's
Metamorphosen and music by Gerhard. Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Gerhard Six Popular Catalan Songs Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Catalonian National Orchestra, conductor Edmon Colomer
10.30 Maxwell Davies Job (conclusion) Valdine Anderson (soprano),
Linda Maguire (mezzo), Paul Moore (tenor), Kevin McMillan (baritone), Vancouver Bach Choir, CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
10.49 Henze Undine (End of Act 3) Peter Donohoe (piano), London
Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen
11.15 Reissues
Patrick O'Connor has been listening to some reissues of original soundtracks from the golden age of the silver screen, including music by Gershwin, Max Steiner , Bernard Herrmann and Erich Komgold.
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Presented By: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Benjamin Frith
Unknown: Istvan Klansky
Unknown: Schubert Der Geistertanz
Unknown: Guillaume Dumanoir
Conductor: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Mahler Ruckert-Lieder
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Piano: Wolfram Rieger
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Conductor: Edmon Colomer
Conductor: Maxwell Davies
Soprano: Valdine Anderson
Soprano: Linda Maguire
Tenor: Paul Moore
Baritone: Kevin McMillan
Unknown: Henze Undine
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Patrick O'Connor
Unknown: Max Steiner
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann
Unknown: Erich Komgold.
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is James Bernard , the composer of many famous Hammer horror film scores, including Nosferatu and Dracula - Prince of Darkness. Before embarking on his own composing career, James Bernard worked briefly with Benjamin Britten , and here he talks about his experiences at Aldeburgh. His musical choices range from Britten and Verdi to Suk and Rachmaninov.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: James Bernard
Unknown: James Bernard
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Peter Frankl and Tamas Vasary (pianos) Mozart Fugue in C minor, K426 Brahms Piano Sonata in F minor,
Op 34b
Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Peter Frankl
Pianos: Tamas Vasary

: Sprtaffields Festival 1997

In the first of three programmes, Michael Berkeley introduces a concert of early Italian music encompassing and reflecting his own motets.
Alastair Young (organ),
Michael Berkeley (speaker), Joyful Company of Singers, Fine Arts Brass Ensemble, conductor Peter Broadbent
Gabrieli In Ecclesiis
Monteverdi Christe , Adoramus Te
Berkeley Fantastic Mind
Palestrina Surge Illuminare Jerusalem Berkeley Ego Delecto Meo; Pater, Pater; In Splendoribus Sanctorum Monteverdi Toccata (Orfeo) Gabrieli Jubilate Dec


Introduces: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Alastair Young
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Conductor: Peter Broadbent
Unknown: Monteverdi Christe

: Youth Orchestras of the World

London Music Colleges
In the third of eight programmes, John Shea introduces orchestras from two London music colleges. Bantock Celtic Symphony Trinity College of Music SO, conductor Ronald Corp
Berg Three Wozzeck Fragments Balakirev Symphony No 1
Geraldine McGreevy (soprano), Royal Academy of Music SO, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Vaughan Williams Norfolk Rhapsody No
Tavener Celtic Requiem
Amanda Palmer (soprano), New London Children's Choir, Trinity College of Music Choir and Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp Producer David Gallagher


Introduces: John Shea
Conductor: Ronald Corp
Soprano: Geraldine McGreevy
Soprano: Amanda Palmer
Producer: David Gallagher

: 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

The second of six programmes considering the achievements of a venue which helped save traditional jazz.
2: Weary Blues. Michael Pointon explains how Preservation Hall evolved by tracing the revival of interest in New Orleans jazz through to the opening night at the hall in 1961. Repeated Friday 12.30am


Unknown: Michael Pointon

: Opera on 3

Freitag aus Ucht
The latest opera in Stockhausen's
Licht, a cycle of seven operas for the seven days of the week. Like the other operas, Friday fuses live singing and instrumental music with electronically created and transformed sounds and tells a self-contained tale from the continuing story of the cycle's main characters.
Suzanne Stephens (bassett horn),
Kathinka Pasveer (flute), Massimiliano Viel (synthesiser), Simon Stockhausen
(synthesiser and sampler),
Volker Miiller and Gertrudt Melcher (sound technicians), Leipzig Opera Chorus and Children's Chorus, NDR Children's Chorus, Children's Orchestra of the JS Bach Music School Leipzig, directed by the Composer


Bassett: Suzanne Stephens
Flute: Kathinka Pasveer
Unknown: Simon Stockhausen
Unknown: Volker Miiller
Unknown: Gertrudt Melcher
Eva: Angela Tunstall (soprano)
Ludon: Nicholas Isherwood (bass)
Kaino: Jurgen Kurth (baritone)

: Haydn and Bartok

The penultimate programme in the series coupling Haydn sonatas with some of Bartok's major piano works. Lars Vogt (piano)
Haydn Sonata in G, H XVI 40
Bartok Three Hungarian Folk Songs from the Csik District
Haydn Sonata in C minor, H XVI 20 Final programme 14 March


Piano: Lars Vogt
Unknown: Haydn Sonata

: The Sounding the Century Lecture

Six lectures in which leading figures reflect on the most powerful forces for cultural and political change at the end of the century.
3: The Modern Battle of the Sexes
Camille Paglia , one of America's most controversial cultural critics, gives her own provocative account of the course of feminism. She accuses modern theoretical feminists of denigrating motherhood and emasculating manhood. The lecture, recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, is followed by a short and stormy exchange with members of the audience. Beatrix Campbell takes the chair.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Camille Paglia
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Unknown: Beatrix Campbell
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Impressions

With Brian Morton and Alyn Shipton. This programme features a recording from the 1997 Brecon Jazz Festival of American saxophonist Bennie Wallace , accompanied by Kenny Werner (piano), Dennis Irwin (bass) and Yoron Israel (drums). After spending seven years in Hollywood as a successful film composer, Bennie Wallace returned to performing. He talks to Alyn Shipton about his career, which began in 1971 when he made his debut with Monty Alexander. Music on CD comes from saxophonists
Martin Speake and Theo Travis , guitarist Bill Frisell and pianist John Taylor. And the programme pays tribute to
Thomas Chapin , the New York-based saxophonist and flautist who died recently at the age of 40. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton.
Unknown: Bennie Wallace
Accompanied By: Kenny Werner
Piano: Dennis Irwin
Unknown: Bennie Wallace
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Monty Alexander.
Unknown: Martin Speake
Guitarist: Theo Travis
Guitarist: Bill Frisell
Pianist: John Taylor.
Unknown: Thomas Chapin
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
Daniele Damiano (bassoon), Berlin PO/Antonio Pappano
Messiaen Les Offrandes Oubliées
Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 Sibelius Symphony No 2
2.30 Schumann Dichterliebe, Op 48 Kevin McMillan (baritone), Michael McMahon (piano)
3.00 Luys de Narvaez Seven Music Books for the Dauphin
Hopkinson Smith (vihuela)
4.10 Mozart Davidde Penitente,
K469 Krisztina Laki (soprano), Nicole Fallien (soprano), Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor), Netherlands
Chamber Choir, La Petite Bande , conductor Sigiswald Kuijken
5.00 Kraus Symphony in C minor Concerto Koln
5.30 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201 Netherlands Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Yehudi Menuhin
6.00 Telemann Sonata in D minor
(Essercizii Musici) Camerata Kbln
6.30 Mendelssohn String Quintet No 2 in B flat, Op 87 Chilingirian Quartet, Simon Aspell (viola)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Bassoon: Daniele Damiano
Baritone: Kevin McMillan
Piano: Michael McMahon
Soprano: Nicole Fallien
Soprano: Hans-Peter Blochwitz
Conductor: La Petite Bande
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Viola: Simon Aspell

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