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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter , including


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter

: Dvorak

Piano Quintet in A, Op 81
Vienna Philharmonic Quartet. Clifford Curzon (piano)


Piano: Clifford Curzon

: Mendelssohn

Trumpet Overture
LSO. conductor Claudio Abbado


Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Bach

Suite No 4 in F, BWV809
Glenn Gould (piano)


Piano: Glenn Gould

: Mozart

Trio in E flat, K498
(Kegelstatt) Karl Leister (clarinet), Wolfram Christ (viola), James Levine (piano)
Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Clarinet: Karl Leister
Viola: Wolfram Christ
Piano: James Levine
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: Record Review

With Anthony Burton.
9.00 Building a Library
Richard Wigmore compares recordings of Mozart's Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail. Stephen Johnson reviews orchestral releases, including Vaughan Williams from Roger Norrington ,
Rachmaninov from Mikhail Pletnev ,
Strauss from Herbert Blomstedt. Uszt from Ivan Fischer and the Mendelssohn and Sibelius violin concertos from
Sarah Chang.
10.15 Record Release
Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 6 in D Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
10.28 Sibelius Violin Concerto
Sarah Chang , Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Mariss Jansons
11.01 Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert Blomstedt
11.17 Rachmaninov Symphonic
Dances Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Anthony Burton.
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Herbert Blomstedt.
Unknown: Ivan Fischer
Unknown: Sarah Chang.
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Unknown: Sarah Chang
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets novelist
Barbara Trapido , whose latest work, The Travelling Hornplayer, was published recently to critical acclaim. Trapido's musical choices range from Baroque works by Purcell, Bach and Alessandro Scarlatti to music from her native South Africa.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Barbara Trapido
Unknown: Alessandro Scarlatti
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

Miklos Perenyi (cello)
Bach Cello Suite No 2 in D minor,
Kodaly Cello Sonata, Op 8 Repeated from Monday


Cello: Miklos Perenyi

: BBC NationalOrchestra of Wales

Conductor Mark Wigglesworth , Raphael Oleg (violin)
Webem Im Sommerwind
Schoenberg Accompaniment to a Film Scene, Op 34
Berg Violin Concerto


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Violin: Raphael Oleg

: Imogen Cooper

The pianist is joined by the Berlin
Chamber Group in a concert given as part of the 1996 Aldeburgh Festival. Farrenc Piano Quintet, Op 31 Brett Dean Voices of Angels
Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D667 (Trout)
See also tomorrow lpm

: English Cathedral Organs

Three visits to English cathedrals.
1: Lincoln. Lincoln's instrument was built a century ago by Father Henry Willis and remains virtually intact.
Colin Walsh plays music from Spain, Germany, England and France. Udon Organ Sonata in 0 minor
Bohm Vater Unser im Himmelreich
Howells Rhapsody in D flat Litalze Scherzo; Epiphanie Producer Tim Thorne
Next programme tomorrow 2.25pm


Unknown: Henry Willis
Unknown: Colin Walsh
Producer: Tim Thorne

: 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

: Le Jazz Hot

Four programmes in which
Russell Davies explores the history of jazz in France - a country where it has flourished and where visiting musicians have always received a warm welcome. 1: C'est Paris. The First World War brings jazz to France, and the early jazz travellers arrive in Paris. Ravel takes jazz lessons from the brilliant multi-instrumentalist Leo Vauchant.
Producer David Perry


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Leo Vauchant.
Producer: David Perry

: The Gershwin Songbook

Pianist Joanna MacGregor plays the composer's arrangements of his own songs, including 'S Wonderful, Oh, Lady Be Good and I Got Rhythm.


Pianist: Joanna MacGregor

: Opera on 3

II Trittico
From the London Coliseum, English National Opera perform Puccini's Triptych: three one-act operas that explore the dramatic range of the theatre - from revenge tragedy to opera buffa. Sung in English.
6.55 The Cloak
The opera is set on a quay in Paris, on an autumn evening. Michele suspects that his wife Giorgetta is having an affair with his hired hand Luigi.


Giorgetta: Rosalind Plowright (soprano)
Luigi: David Rendall (tenor)
Michele: Philip Joll (baritone)
La Frugola: Elizabeth Vaughan (mezzo)
Tinca: Dominic Natoli (tenor)
Talpa: Richard Angas (bass)
Song vendor/Soldier: Mark Le Brocq (tenor)
Soldier's girlfriend: Margaret Richardson (soprano)

: Forzano Italia

Graham Fawcett traces the life and work of librettist Giovacchino Forzano.


Unknown: Graham Fawcett
Unknown: Giovacchino Forzano.

: Sister Angelica

A convent garden on a spring evening. Sister Angelica, the convent's expert on plants and herbal remedies, never speaks of her guilty secret.


Sister Angelica: Anne Williams-King (soprano)
Princess: Elizabeth Vaughan (mezzo)
Sister Dolcina: Zena Bradley (soprano)
Abbess: Nuala Willis (contralto)
Monitor: Ethna Robinson (mezzo)
Mistress to the novices: Catherine Savory (soprano)
Nursing sister: Nerys Jones (mezzo)
Sister Osmina: Fiammetta Doria (soprano)
First alms sister: Elizabeth Woollett (soprano)
Second alms sister: Rebecca Sharp (soprano)
First lay sister: Christine Bunning (mezzo)
Second lay sister: Susanna Tudor Thomas (soprano)
Novice: Deborah Davison (soprano)

: Fun de Siecle

Throughout the century, broadcasters have held firm views regarding the acceptability of on-air humour.
Professor Christie Davies explains.


Unknown: Professor Christie Davies

: Gianni Schicchl

Set in Florence in the year 1299, in the bedroom of the wealthy (and late) Buoso Donati. His relatives grieve even more when they learn that they have been cut out of his will. But the wily peasant Gianni Schicchi has a scheme to help them - at a price.
English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Shao-Chia Lu


Unknown: Buoso Donati.
Unknown: Gianni Schicchi
Gianni Schicchi: Andrew Shore (bass-Baritone)
Lauretta: Margaret Richardson (soprano)
Rinuccio: Gwyn Hughes Jones(tenor)
Zita: Nuala Willis (contralto)
Simone: David Gwynne (bass)
Betto di Signa: Richard Angas (bass)
Gherardo: Dominic Natoli (tenor)
Nella: Christine Bunning (mezzo)
Marco: Arwel Huw Morgan (bass)
La Ciesca: Catherine Savory (soprano)
Amantio: Roger Begley (baritone)
Dr Spinelloccio: Graeme Danby (bass)

: Dionysus and theMighty Mouse

The last of five programmes in which Michael Kustow asks if live theatre can survive in today's world.
5: Dissolving Order. A look at Ariane Mnouchkine's Paris theatre company, an example of a steadfast, open, socially and humanly engaged theatre. Sir Peter Hall says that attacks on theatre are a tribute to its potency, and Robert Lepage claims that theatre, unlike the media, keeps us in touch with the gods. Producer Ronit Knoble


Unknown: Michael Kustow
Unknown: Sir Peter Hall
Unknown: Robert Lepage
Producer: Ronit Knoble

: Late Night Kreisler

Music by Fritz Kreisler played by Itzhak Perlman (violin) and Samuel Sanders (piano).


Music By: Fritz Kreisler
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Violin: Samuel Sanders

: Jazz on 3

With Jez Nelson. Tonight, a performance from the Cheltenham Jazz Festival by guitarist
John Scofield and his group -
James Genus (bass), Bill Stewart (drums) and Larry Goldings (keyboards/organ).


Unknown: Jez Nelson.
Guitarist: John Scofield
Bass: James Genus
Bass: Bill Stewart
Bass: Larry Goldings

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Music by Shostakovich
Performed by the Lausanne CO/Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Xavier Philips (cello)
Two Pieces for Strings, Op 11; Cello Concerto No 1; Eight Preludes from Op 34; Suite: The Nose
2.30 Bach Cantata No 80: Ein Feste
Burg Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn CO/Tonu Kaljuste
3.00 Schumann Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor. Op 14 Anton Kuerti
3.30 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring) Danish NRSO, conductor Michael Schonwandt
4.05 Telemann flute Sonata in B minor Tafelmusik Baroque Soloists
4.25 Wagner Leo Wohl, Du Kuehnes. Herrliches Kind (Die Walkure) Aarne
Vainio (bass), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jussi Jalas
4.45 Handel Concerto Grosso in F,
Op 6 No 2 Bratislava Chamber Soloists, conductor Aladra Mozi
5.10 Britten Five Flower Songs Camerata Chamber Choir, conductor Michael Bojesen
5.20 Brahms Cello Sonata No 1 in E minor, Op 38 Ciril Skerjanec, Mojca Pucelj (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

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