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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter, including
6.30 Haydn Cello Concerto No 2 in D Yo-Yo Ma,
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jose-Luis Garcia
7.00 Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Thurston Dart (harpsichord), conductor Neville Marriner
7.30 Stenhammar in tne Maple's Shade, Op 37 No 2; Jutta Comes to the Volkungs, Op 37 No .1
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (piano)
8.49 Holst Concerto for Trombone and Concert Band
Christian Lindberg, Kosei Wind Orchestra, conductor Chikara Imamura
Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: St Martin
Harpsichord: Thurston Dart
Conductor: Neviiie Marriner
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Unknown: Christian Lindberg

: Record Breakers

Edward Seckerson presents a summer season of acclaimed recordings. Chabrier Joyeuse Marcne Royai Philharmonic , conductor Thomas Beecham
9.06 Poufenc Novelette No -! ;n C
Pascal Roge (piano)
9.10 Patestrina M<ssa Papae Marcel (Kyrie) Tallis Scholars, conductor Peter Phillips
9.16 Watton Symphony No I (1st mvt) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor AndrePrevin
9.31 Mendetssohn Octet m E Sat.
Op 20 L'Archibudeiii,
Smithsonian Chamber Ptayers
10.06 Pmkofiev Violin Concerto No 2
(2nd mvt) Maxim Vengerov ,
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor MstisiavRostropovich
10.18 Strauss Four Last Songs Lucia Popp (soprano), London Philharmonic, conductor Kiaus Tennstedt
10.41 Britten 7'he young Person's Gu;de to tne OrcDestra
London Symphony Orchestra. conducted by the Composer
11.00 B/<mf rasMng:
Fiona Tatkington invites her guests to corn pare notes on three recordings of the same piece without knowing who the performers are.Today, Jeremy Sams and Deborah But! listen to Rave)'s La Valse.
11.30 Mahter Symphony No 3 (Finale) New York Philharmonic. conductor Leonard Bernstein
Producer Nick Morgan


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Chabrier Joyeuse Marcne
Conductor: Royai Philharmonic
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Piano: Pascal Roge
Unknown: Papae Marcel
Conductor: Peter Phillips
Unknown: Maxim Vengerov
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Conductor: Kiaus Tennstedt
Unknown: Fiona Tatkington
Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Producer: Nick Morgan

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley's guest today is actor Corin Redgrave, a member of one of Britain's most distinguished theatrical dynasties. Equally well known on stage, screen and television, he is currently playing Boss Whelan in the Royal National Theatre production of Tennessee Williams's play Not about Nightingales in Houston, Texas. His musical tastes are wide-ranging, from instrumental music by Beethoven, Britten, Schoenberg and Tippett, to a Puccini aria, an Irving Berlin number and Freddie Mercury singing Bohemian Rhapsody.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Corin Redgrave
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Proms Chamber Music 96
Tasmin Little (violin). Martin Roscoe (piano)
Bartok Six Romanian Folk Dances
Szymanowski Myths
Ravel Mohn Sonata in G
Repeated from Monday


Piano: Martin Roscoe

: Vintage Years

David Mellor explores the recorded legacy of great artists of the past in conversation with distinguished figures from the musical world today. John Tomiinson, one of the finest Wotans of his generation, recalls some of the great recorded interpretations of this multifaceted role which lies at the heart of Wagner's great Ring Cycle. Wotan's Farewell (Die Walkure) Friedrich Schorr (bass), Berlin State Opera Orchestra. conductor Leo Biech
Fnd of Wotan's narration (Die Walkure) Martha Modi (soprano), Ferdinand Franz (bass), Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler Valkyrie scene (Die Walkure) George London (bass), LSO, conductor Erich Leinsdorf
Riddle scene (Siegfried)
Thomas Stewart (bass), Berlin PC, conductor Herbert von Karajan Wotan's Farell 'eM ('Die Walkure')
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Hans Hotter (bass), Phiiharmonia, conductor Leopold Ludwig Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: David Mei
Unknown: John Tomiinson
Bass: Friedrich Schorr
Conductor: Leo Biech
Soprano: Martha Mod
Soprano: Ferdinand Franz
Conductor: Wiiheim Furtwang
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Bass: Thomas Stewart
Soprano: Hans Hotter
Conductor: Leopold Ludwig
Producer: Clive .Portbury

: From Where I'm Sitting

The fourth of six programmes in which pianist lain Burnside goes into the rehearsal room to show how different artists buiid up a performance. This week, he rehearses songs from Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad with baritone Thomas Allen.


Baritone: Thomas Alien.

: George Lloyd Remembered

Chris de Souza looks at the life and work of composer George Lloyd, who died on 3 July. Included are tributes from some of those associated with the revival of his music in the 1980s, and excerpts from his recordings.


Presenter: Chris de Souza
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Jazz Record Requests

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


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Derek Drescher Dfscs

: Bright Size Life

Concluding the series in which jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny ta)ks to ian Carr. Tonight, Metheny talks about his coiiaborations with drummer Roy Haynes. saxophonist Joshua Redman and guitarist John Scofieid. and brings the story of his own group up to date.
Producer Derek Drescher. Rptd Friday 11.30pm


Unknown: Pat Metheny
Unknown: Roy Haynes.
Unknown: Joshua Redman
Guitarist: John Scofieid.
Producer: Derek Drescher.

: Kathryn Stott

Rosstni La Pesarese: Un Fspofr; Un Regret (PeeDes de Vieillesse) Sat)e 7ro;s Gymnopedtes; -/e 7e Veux
Rachmaninov Vanahons on a Tneme orCorem, Op 42
Chopin Ba;/ade No 3 /n /< Hat, Op 47 Repeat

: BBC Proms 98: Falstaff

From the Royal Albert Hall, London. Verdi's crowning triumph is brought vividly to life in a period instrument performance with a glittering international cast. Falstaff, the bittersweet Shakesperean comedy, was Verdi's final opera and includes some of his most lyrical and high-spirited music - a glorious fruit of his Indian summer.
Monteverdi Choir. Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Act 1; Act 2, Scene 1
8.30 Verdi: the Unlikely Englishman Roger Parker traces the little-known story of Verdi and England that culminated in his last opera, Falstaff. In a tour taking him around London and into the English countryside, Parker argues that seemingly unremarkable moments of contact between Verdi and England tell us much about the composer's music and his politics.
8.50 Act 2. Scene 2; Act 3
See Brian Hay : page 45


Conductor: John Eiiot Gardiner
Unknown: Roger Parker
Unknown: Brian Hay
Faistarf: Jean-Phujppe Lafont (baritone)
Bardoif: Francis Egerton (tenor)
Pistoi: Gabriele Momici (bass)
Or Cajus: Peter Bronder (tenor)
Meg Page: Eirian James (soprano)
Alice Ford: Hillevi Mardnpelto (soprano)
Mistress Quickly: Sara M!ngardo (mezzo)
Nannetta: Rebecca Evans (soprano)
Fenton: Antonello Palombi (tenor)
Ford: Anthony Michaels Moore (baritone)

: Hensche) Quartet

Beethoven Stnng Quartet <n F rtat, Op .[27


Unknown: Beethoven Stnng

: The Brains Trust

in the last programme in the present series.Joan Bakewell is joined by American poet and critic John Ashbery; physicist Professor Paul Davies; the Rt Rev Rowan Williams, Bishop of Monmouth; and historian Theodore Zeidin.
Producer Amanda Hancox
ADDRESS for questions: The Brains Trust, BBC North, [address removed]


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: John Ashbery
Unknown: Professor Paul Davies
Unknown: Rowan Williams
Unknown: Theodore Zeidin.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Jazz on 3

Tonight.aHerbieHancock special. Alongside an exploration of the artist's 37-year career is a concert from Hancock and his quartet given last week at the Barbican in London.
Producers Lyn Champion and Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Donaid Macieod.
1.15 Danish NRSO, conductor
Michael Schonwandt Nie )sen Pan and Synnx Haydn Symphony ?) 44 ;n F rmno/' (Trauer,) Nie)sen
Sympnony No 4 (Inextinguishable) 2.50 Mozart Ptano Concerto Mo 20
<n D mfnor. K466 Miguei Angei
Estrei!a,Berne SO/Dmitri Kitaienko
3.25 Mende)ssohn Mo<a Sonata <r)
Cm/nor Michael Gieler , Lauretta Bioomer (piano)
3.50 Schumann Gesange der Prune Robert Schumann Ensemble
4.05 Avison Concerto Grosso No 4
<n /t rrMnofTafeimusik/Jeanne Lamon
4.25 Arrtaga Stnng Ouartet No I /n D rmnor Moscow Quartet
5.00 Puree!) Odes ror St Cec<//a's
Day (excerpts) Soloists. Chorus and instrumentalists of Swiss Radio, Lugano,conductor Diego Fasoiis
5.15 Mende)ssohn Organ Sonata /n /t. Op 65 No 3 Martti Miettinen Producer Peter Thresh


Unknown: Donaid MacIeod.
Conductor: Michael Schonwandt Nie
Unknown: Miguei Angei
Unknown: Michael Gieler
Piano: Lauretta Bioomer
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Producer: Peter Thresh

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