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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter , including Handel Concerto Grosso in G minor,
Op 6 No 6
Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
7.40 Schumann Der Hidalgo , Op 30 No 3; Tief im Herzen Trag let) Pein, Op 138 No 2
Jill Gomez (soprano),
John Constable (piano)
8.03 Claude Boiling Javanaise (Suite for Rute and Jazz Piano)
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute), the Composer (piano)
8.40 Copland Concerto for Clarinet, Strings, Harp and Piano
Richard Stoltzman (clarinet), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lawrence Leighton Smith Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Director: Simon Standage
Director: Schumann Der Hidalgo
Unknown: Herzen Trag
Soprano: Jill Gomez
Piano: John Constable
Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Clarinet: Richard Stoltzman
Conductor: Lawrence Leighton Smith
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: Record Review

With Jonathan Swain.
9.00 Building a Library
Michael Oliver considers the currently available recordings of Wagner's Die Walkure. William Mival reviews new piano releases, including music by Beethoven, Schubert, Grieg, Milhaud and Rachmaninov.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
10.15 Record Release
Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le Toit
Stephen Coombs and Artur Pizarro (pianos)
10.34 Beethoven Variations in C minor, WoO 80 Lars Vogt (piano)
10.47 Schubert Drei Klavierstucke , D946 Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
11.14 Tveitt 50 Folk Tunes from
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
11.32 Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Bernd Glemser (piano),
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antoni Wit
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: record.review@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: William Mival
Unknown: Milhaud Le Boeuf
Unknown: Stephen Coombs
Pianos: Artur Pizarro
Piano: Lars Vogt
Piano: Schubert Drei Klavierstucke
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Piano: Rachmaninov Rhapsody
Piano: Paganini Bernd Glemser
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Today Chris Smith , Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, takes a break from political debate to discuss his personal musical favourites with Michael Berkeley. A self-confessed romantic, his choices include a 14th-century mass, orchestral works by Sibelius and Dvorak, songs by Weill and Gershwin, and Mahler's heart-rending farewell to life from The Song of the Earth.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Chris Smith
Unknown: Michael Berkeley.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The Lindsays, Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) Schubert String Quintet in C, D956 Repeated from Monday


Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum

: Vintage Years

With David Mellor
A Lighthouse and a Seagull
Shortly before Sviatoslav Richter 's death, Russian pianist Vladimir Viardo was in Paris and heard someone practising Schubert in the room above him. He knew it must be his old friend and mentor Richter.
Brought together through their teachers, Richter and Viardo's bond survived emigration to France and America. Now Viardo remembers
Richter the musician, who will always be a beacon for others to aim at, and Slava the man, who suffered grievous loss under Stalin but had a childlike ability to take off into realms of humour, fantasy and poetry.
Rachmaninov Prelude in B flat, Op23/2
Liszt Concerto No 1 in E flat (extract) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kirill Kondrashin
Debussy Two Preludes
Beethoven Sonata in F minor, Op 57; Appassionata (extract; mono) Chopin Ballade No 2 in F major (mono)
Schubert Sonata in C, D840 (extract) Prokofiev Sonata No 7 (extract; mono) Discs Repeat


Unknown: David Mellor
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Pianist: Vladimir Viardo
Unknown: Chopin Ballade

: In Character

Concluding the series in which
Edward Seckerson talks to great opera singers about playing major operatic roles. Today countertenor James Bowman talks about Oberon in Britten's A Midsummer Night's
Dream and the title role in Handel's
Giulio Cesare.
Producer Martin Cotton


Talks: Edward Seckerson
Talks: James Bowman
Unknown: Giulio Cesare.

: Cinq Mélodies

Music by Prokofiev performed by Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin) and Alexander Lonquich (piano).


Music By: Prokofiev Performed
Violin: Frank Peter Zimmermann
Piano: Alexander Lonquich

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Derek Drescher Discs
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Bright Size Life

Pat Metheny is not only a very popular guitarist, he is also one of the great improvisers in jazz and a prolific composer. In this five-part series, he talks to Ian Carr about his career, recalling first his upbringing in America around Kansas City.
Friendship with Jaco Pastorius led to their playing with pianist Paul Bley , but Metheny's big break came when vibraphonist Gary Burton decided to turn his quartet into a quintet by including him.
Producer Derek Drescher. Rptd Friday 11.30pm


Unknown: Pat Metheny
Unknown: Ian Carr
Unknown: Jaco Pastorius
Pianist: Paul Bley
Unknown: Gary Burton
Producer: Derek Drescher.

: Opera on 3

Glyndeboume Festival Opera's latest Handel production, conducted by William Christie , the Baroque specialist who had such a hit with Handel's Theodora in 1996. The cast is a feast of Glyndebourne singers: Anna Caterina Antonacci stars in the title role of Rodelinda, the deposed Queen of Lombardy; with countertenor Andreas Scholl as her husband, King Bertarido; Louise Winter as his sister; and Kurt Streit and Umberto Chiummo as the rebels who have taken over the country. Introduced by Donald Macleod.
Unulfo ........ARTUR STEFANOWICZ (countertenor) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor William Christie
Acts 1 and 2 8.25 A Sound Read
In this month's book review, Ivan Hewett is joined by poet and critic Ruth Padel and by writer and translator Jeremy Sams. They look at a book tracing the history of opera production over three centuries, a short introduction to the world of music from classics to jungle, and a biography of Broadway composer Richard Rodgers.
8.45 Act 3


Conducted By: William Christie
Singers: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Louise Winter
Unknown: Kurt Streit
Unknown: Umberto Chiummo
Introduced By: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Artur Stefanowicz
Conductor: William Christie
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Ruth Padel
Unknown: Jeremy Sams.
Unknown: Richard Rodgers.

: Chilingirian Quartet

The second of two programmes.
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 77 No 1 Britten String Quartet No 3, Op 94

: The Brains Trust

Joan Bakewell chairs the revival of the classic discussion programme, originally launched in 1941 on BBC Radio's Home Service, in which leading minds in the fields of art, science, religion and philosophy debate important philosophical questions. With panellists
Dr Theodore Zeldin , Professor John Durant , the Rev Angela Tilby and Professor Ted Honderich. Producer Anna Cox
ADDRESS for questions: The Brains Trust, BBC North, Manchester M60 1SJ


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Dr Theodore Zeldin
Unknown: Professor John Durant
Unknown: Angela Tilby
Unknown: Professor Ted Honderich.
Producer: Anna Cox

: Jazz on 3

Tonight's programme includes New York Is Now by the Renee Rosnes Quartet, recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall earlier this year.
Rosnes, a young Canadian pianist, is a dynamic and sensitive player who has established herself as a performer, composer and arranger of note. Her quartet tonight includes bassist Peter Washington , drummer Billy Drummond and saxophonist
David Sanchez. The programme also explores the work of avant-garde/free jazz pianist Matthew Shipp , who opened the Rosnes concert. And Dutch drummer Han Bennink remembers working with flautist and reeds man Eric Dolphy , born 70 years ago this week.
Producers Lyn Champion and Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Renee Rosnes
Unknown: Elizabeth Hall
Bassist: Peter Washington
Unknown: Billy Drummond
Unknown: David Sanchez.
Pianist: Matthew Shipp
Unknown: Han Bennink
Unknown: Eric Dolphy
Unknown: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.15 Bavarian RSO/Lorin Maazel Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Shchedrin Concerto for
Orchestra No 3 (Old Russian Circus Music) Debussy Prélude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune Scriabln Poem of Ecstasy
2.35 Handel Sonata in C, Op 1 No 7 Thielmann Trio
2.45 Salleri Concerto in C for Flute and Oboe Abbie de Quant (flute),
Hans Meyer (oboe), Netherlands CO , conductor Rudolf Werthen
3.20 Smetana Sonata Else
Krijgsman, Mariken Zandliver , David Kuijken and Carlos Moerdijk (pianos)
3.30 Rosenmuller Beatus WrCantus
Koln, conductor Konrad Junghanel
3.55 Tchalkovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor Quebec Music Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Jacques Lacombe
4.35 Abel Symphony in B flat. Op 10 No 2 La Stagione/Michael Schneider
5.10 Myslivecek String Quintet No 2 in E flat Netherlands CO/Rudolf Werthen
5.40 Milhaud La Création du Monde
Canadian Chamber Ensemble, conductor Raffi Armenian


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Oboe: Hans Meyer
Oboe: Netherlands Co
Conductor: Rudolf Werthen
Unknown: Mariken Zandliver
Unknown: David Kuijken
Pianos: Carlos Moerdijk
Pianos: Rosenmuller Beatus Wrcantus
Conductor: Konrad Junghanel
Conductor: Jacques Lacombe
Conductor: Abel Symphony

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