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: Record Review

Presented by Jonathan Swain. Michael Torke Overnight Mail Volharding Orchestra
7.21 Schubert Three Piano Pieces, D946 Maria-Joao Pires
7.55 Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Tapiola Sinfonietta, director Jean-Jacques Kantorow (violin)
8.06 Cipriano de Rore Laudem
Dicite; Beati Omnes ; Agimus Tibi
Gratias Weser-Renaissance Bremen , director Manfred Cordes
8.20 Jan Sandstrom Bombibone
Brassbitt Christian Lindberg
(trombone), Kosei Wind Orchestra, conductor Chikara Imamura
8.33 Poulenc Le Petit Garcon Trop Bien Portant; La Grenouillere;
Nous Voulons une Petite Soeur; Priez pour
Paix; Toreador
Felicity Lott (soprano). Pascal Roge (piano)
8.50 Wagner, transcr Karg-Elert Siegfried's Funeral March (Gotterdammerung)
Johannes Matthias Michel
9.00 Building a Library
Colin Lawson compares the currently available recordings of Brahms's Clarinet Quintet. Jonathan Keates reviews new releases of Baroque choral music, including Bach's St
Matthew Passion from Frans Bruggen and Jos van Veldhoven, Bach's
Mass in B minor from
Philippe Herreweghe , Telemann's Orpheus from Rene Jacobs , and Handel's
Ariodante from Marc Minkowski.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Bach Mass in B minor, BWV232
(Sanctus) Collegium Vocale , director Philippe Herreweghe
10.22 Tetemann Orpheus (end of Act 1)
RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Academy of Ancient Music, director Rene Jacobs
10.47 Handel Ariodante (end of Act 3)
Choir and Orchestra of Les Musiciens du Louvre, director Marc Minkowski
11.15 Reissues
Robert Cowan picks out the most exciting recordings from the current batch of reissues, including
Strauss's Ein Heldenleben from
Willem Mengelberg , Sibelius from Eugene Ormandy and Leopold Stokowski , Beethoven's Choral
Symphony from Hermann Abendroth. and Wagner's Die Meistersinger conducted at the 1952 Bayreuth Festival by Hans Knappertsbusch.
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Presented By: Michael Torke
Unknown: Maria-Joao Pires
Violin: Jacques Kantorow
Unknown: Rore Laudem
Unknown: Beati Omnes
Unknown: Agimus Tibi
Unknown: Gratias Weser-Renaissance Bremen
Director: Manfred Cordes
Director: Jan Sandstrom Bombibone
Director: Brassbitt Christian Lindberg
Conductor: Chikara Imamura
Unknown: Nous Voulons
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Piano: Pascal Roge
Unknown: Johannes Matthias Michel
Unknown: Colin Lawson
Unknown: Jonathan Keates
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Unknown: Philippe Herreweghe
Unknown: Rene Jacobs
Unknown: Marc Minkowski.
Unknown: Bach Mass
Unknown: Collegium Vocale
Director: Philippe Herreweghe
Director: Rene Jacobs
Director: Handel Ariodante
Director: Marc Minkowski
Unknown: Robert Cowan
Unknown: Willem Mengelberg
Unknown: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Hermann Abendroth.
Unknown: Hans Knappertsbusch.
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon
Orasia: Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)
Cephisa: Isabelle Poulenard (soprano)
Ismene: Maria Cristina Kiehr(soprano)
Eurimedes: Werner Gura (tenor)
Orpheus: Roman Trekel (baritone)
Ginevra: Lynne Dawson (soprano)
Dalinda: Veronica Cangemi (soprano)
Ahodante: Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)
Lurcanio: Richard Croft (tenor)
King of Scotland: Denis Sedov (bass)

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is poet and scholar Ruth Padel , whose publications include volumes of poetry and two major studies of madness in Greek mythology, including Whom Gods Destroy.
She comes from a musical family, and her choices are wide-ranging, from Bach's Double Violin Concerto and a Beethoven quartet to Greek and Irish folk music and the voices of Maria Callas , Fred Astaire and Bessie Smith.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Ruth Padel
Unknown: Maria Callas
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Bessie Smith.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

Louis Lortie (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonatas: in C minor, Op 10 No 1: in C. Op 2 No 3 Repeated from Monday


Piano: Louis Lortie

: Spitahlelds Festival1997

The last of three concerts from last year's Spitalfields Festival, in which the first performance of a new work by Michael Berkeley is heard alongside choral works from the Renaissance and Baroque.
Westminster Cathedral Choir,
Andrew Reid (organ), director James O'Donnell
Victoria Missa 0 Magnum Mysterium Bach Dies Sind die Heil'gen Zehn Gebot ', BWV678; Duetto in G,
Messiaen 0 Sacrum Convivium!
Byrd Ne Irascaris , Domine; Laudibus in Sanctis
Michael Berkeley Three Latin Motets (first performance)
Frescobaldl Toccata per I'Elevatione Zipoll Canzona in G minor
Victoria Magnificat Primi Toni
Palestrina Super Flumina Babylonis Marenzio Magnificat


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Andrew Reid
Director: James O'Donnell
Director: Victoria Missa
Unknown: Zehn Gebot
Unknown: Byrd Ne Irascaris
Unknown: Michael Berkeley

: Youth Orchestras of the World

Irish Youth Wind Ensemble/ Aberdeen International Youth Festival Orchestra
The sixth of eight programmes showcasing some of the world's best young orchestras.
Kirsteen McCue presents a final concert from the 25th Aberdeen International
Youth Festival.
Hoist Military Band Suite No 2 Creston Saxophone Concerto Berlioz Harold in Italy
Charlotte Geselbracht (viola), Aberdeen International Youth Festival Orchestra, conductor En Shao


Unknown: Kirsteen McCue

: 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 in New Orleans, established in 1961 as a lifeline for traditional jazz and jazz musicians. 5: Just a Little While to Stay Here Brass band music helped create jazz, and the hall welcomed it into its weekly programme. It coexisted with the more commercial Bourbon Street traditional jazz and with the mainstream modern jazz which still flourishes in the city. Repeated Friday 12.30am


Unknown: Michael Pointon

: Opera on 3

Uve from the Met: Romeo et Juliette
LFrom the Metropolitan Opera
House, New York.
Roberto Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu star in the title roles of Gounod's operatic version of Shakespeare's play about the star-crossed lovers of Verona.
Sung in French.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor Bertrand de Billy Prologue; Act 1
7.10 Was Shakespeare a Thief? Solicitor Anthony Julius makes the case for plagiarism when it is harnessed to genius.
7.30 Acts 2 and 3 8.35 The Met Opera Quiz With Martin Bernheimer.
8.55 Acts 4 and 5


Unknown: Roberto Alagna
Unknown: Angela Gheorghiu
Unknown: Anthony Julius
Unknown: Martin Bernheimer.
Roméo: Roberto Alagna (tenor)
Juliette: Angela Gheorghiu (soprano)
Friar Laurence: Robert Lloyd (bass)
Mercutio: Russell Braun (baritone)
Stephano: Kristine Jepson (soprano)
Capulet: Alan Held (baritone)
Tybalt: William Burden (tenor)
Gertrude (Nurse): Jane Shaulis (mezzo)
Duke of Verona: Julien Robbins (bass)
Paris: Jung-Hack Seo (bantone)
Gregorio: Alfred Walker (baritone)
Benvolio: Tony Stevenson (tenor)

: The Sounding theCentury Lectures

The last of six lectures on the forces for change at the end of the century. Science and Sensibility.
Richard Dawkins examines the hope that by the end of the century the scientific attitude will have been incorporated into our culture and that our aesthetic will have risen to meet the poetry of science. Chaired by Roy Porter before an audience at the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London. Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Richard Dawkins
Unknown: Roy Porter
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Brecon Jan Festival

Alyn Shipton presents a final selection of highlights from the 1997 festival and talks to some of the musicians taking part. American pianist Benny Green leads a trio featuring Ben Wolfe (bass) and Kharriem Riggins (drums). And on the final day. the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band brings the Market Hall audience to its feet.


Pianist: Benny Green
Bass: Ben Wolfe
Bass: Kharriem Riggins

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
2.00 BST Music written for the court of Ladislas IV by Jarzebski
3.20 Beethoven Triple Concerto in C Slovenian Trio, RTV Slovenia SO, conductor Samo Hubad
4.00 Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) Bulgarian National RSO. conductor Vassil Stefanov
5.00 Songs by Duparc, Tchaikovsky and Morawetz. Mark Pedrotti
(baritone), Stephen Ralls (piano)
6.00 Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger Finnish RSO. conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
6.10 Froberger Lamentation on the Death of His Majesty Ferdinand III (1657) Les Elements, Amsterdam
6.35 Haydn Symphony No 83 in G minor (La Poule) Netherlands CO. conductor Lev Markiz


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Samo Hubad
Conductor: Vassil Stefanov
Baritone: Mark Pedrotti
Baritone: Stephen Ralls
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: Lev Markiz

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