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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter , including Debussy Rapsodie
John Harle (saxophone),
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
6.45 Schubert Ave Maria
Barbara Bonney (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
7.30 Haydn Symphony No 93 in D Philharmonia/Leonard Slatkin
8.00 Bax Festival Overture
London Philharmonic, conductor Bryden Thomson Producer Vanessa Nuttall


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: John Harle
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who introduces some of this month's newest releases. Piers Lane reviews recent recordings of romantic piano concertos, from Schumann played by Emmanuel Ax to Rachmanlnov from
Martha Argerich.
10.00 Wayne Marshall discusses his work as conductor, pianist and organist. The Radio 3 CD of the Week is the Hanover Band's new recording of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.
11.00 Building a Library
Andrew Manze recommends a version of Bach's Magnificat in D,
BWV243. Plus further uplifting music including Giovanni Gabriell 's sumptuous Magnificat and part of Bruckner's Te Deum.
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Played By: Emmanuel Ax
Unknown: Martha Argerich.
Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Unknown: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Giovanni Gabriell
Unknown: Te Deum.
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is actor Bill Paterson , who. apart from his acclaimed stage work, has starred in many TV productions and feature films, including Auf
Wiedersehen, Pet; The Singing
Detective; The Crow Road; Defence of the Realm; Truly, Madly, Deeply; and Spiceworld. He also appears in the forthcoming Jackie, based on the life of cellist Jacqueline du Pre. His choices range from traditional
Scottish vocal and instrumental music to a Schubert string quartet and Jacqueline du Pre playing a sonata by Cesar Franck.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Bill Paterson
Unknown: Jacqueline du Pre.
Unknown: Cesar Franck.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Guildhall String Ensemble Britten Simple Symphony Elgar Serenade for Strings
Janacek Suite for Strings Repeat

: Best of 3

Michael White picks some highlights from Radio 3's schedule over the last week.
Producer Elizabeth Clark


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Elizabeth Clark

: The Other Karajan

Six programmes about the great
Austrian conductor who died in 1989, in which biographer Richard Osborne looks at the musician and the man behind the myth.
2: Mountain Man. Though often dubbed a jet-set conductor. Herbert von Karajan was an intensely private man who loathed cities and distrusted the social glitterati. Richard Osborne discusses Karajan's preoccupation with mountains, the sea, flying and other forms of high-speed locomotion. Mahler Symphony No 6 (excerpts) Mozart Symphony No 33 in B flat, K319 (1st mvt)
Berlin Philharmonic
Haydn Von Deiner Gut', 0 Herr und Gott (The Creation)
Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Vienna Singverein, Berlin Philharmonic
Debussy Jeux de Vagues (La Mer) Berlin Philharmonic
Sibelius Symphony No 4 (1st mvt) Philharmonia
Glenn Gould The Idea of North
Strauss An Alpine Symphony (excerpts) Berlin Philharmonic
James Galway reviews Richard Osborne 's biography of Karajan on Radio 2 at 7pm


Unknown: Richard Osborne
Unknown: Richard Osborne
Unknown: Haydn von Deiner
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Soprano: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Unknown: Glenn Gould
Unknown: Richard Osborne

: Artists' Question Time

Natalie Wheen is in the chair as a panel of musical celebrities answers the questions of a studio audience. This week, at the Spitalfields
Festival, James Bowman talks about Britten, Catherine Bott fails to spot she is not a boy, and Paul McCreesh talks about music in schools.
Producer Svend Brown


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Talks: James Bowman
Unknown: Catherine Bott
Talks: Paul McCreesh
Producer: Svend Brown

: 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

: Swinging with Uncle Joe

Russell Davies presents a four-part history of jazz under Communism. 4: Finding a Voice. In the 1970s, Russian jazz found its own unique and brilliant voice. In the USSR,
Poland and Czechoslovakia, the music became increasingly associated with dissidence and rebellion.
Repeated Friday 11.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies

: Opera on 3

Un Ballo in Maschera
Radio 3's Danube Week reaches a climax with a visit to the Hungarian State Opera.
Humphrey Burton and Stephanie Hughes introduce a new production of Verdi's Masked Ball from
Budapest's glittering Baroque-style opera house.
6.30 Going to the Ball
An introductory feature about the two full-scale complementary companies which operate under the auspices of Hungarian State Opera, plus a look behind the scenes of tonight's production.
7.00 Un Ballo In Maschera
Hungarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Rico Saccani
8.00 Hungarian Food
Christopher Cook tastes real gulyas and tries some mind-expanding paprika as he searches for authentic Hungarian food.
8.20 Act 2
8.55 Hungarian Drink
Christopher Cook drinks Palinka, Unicum, Tokay, Bull's Stood and much more besides as one of the most alcoholic countries in the world prepares to launch yet more of its booze into the international marketplace.
9.15 Act 3
Danube Week Executive producer John Evans Production team Andrew Kurowski ,
Adam Gatehouse , Kate Heeley , Felix Carey. Marvin Ware. Alice Pearson and Wendy Harris


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Rico Saccani
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: John Evans
Unknown: Andrew Kurowski
Unknown: Adam Gatehouse
Unknown: Kate Heeley
Unknown: Felix Carey.
Unknown: Marvin Ware.
Unknown: Alice Pearson
Unknown: Wendy Harris
Gustavo III: Peter Helen (tenor)
Amelia: Gyongyi Lukacs (soprano)
Count Anckarström: Anatollj Fokano (baritone)
Ulrica: Bernadett Wiedemann (mezzo)
Oscar: Erika Miklosa (soprano)
Cristiano: Sandor Egri (baritone)
Horn: Jamas Szule (baritone)
Rigging: Peter Fried (bass)
Head judge: Janos Lozsy-Biro (tenor)
Amelia's servant: Janos Csanyi (tenor)

: Books Abroad

Novelist Tibor Fischer opens a literary window on the world, getting to the heart of the thinking and culture of other countries through books and revealing the forces which are shaping other people's lives. To conclude the series: the voice of youth making itself heard in Australia, the realities of urban life in Canada, who is reading what in New Zealand, and librarians on whether there is a future for buildings full of books.
Editor Mary Price


Unknown: Tibor Fischer

: In Real Time

Pianist Peter Donohoe gives the first broadcast performance of Alexander Goehr 's ... in real time, which explores the disparity between elapsed time and time as we perceive it.


Pianist: Peter Donohoe
Unknown: Alexander Goehr

: Jazz on 3

A celebration of the 50th anniversary of Atlantic Records, featuring a rare interview with Atlantic supremo
Ahmet Ertegun. Tonight's concert, given in July at London's Jazz Cafe, features one of Atlantic's most important artists - guitarist
Mike Stern , who played in Miles Davis 's band in the 1980s. He is joined by Bob Malach on sax, Lincoln Goines on bass and Richie Morales on drums.
Producers Lyn Champion and Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Ahmet Ertegun.
Guitarist: Mike Stern
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Bob Malach
Unknown: Lincoln Goines
Unknown: Richie Morales
Unknown: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Mahler Ruckert-Lieder;
Symphony No 4 Waltraud Meier
(mezzo), Helen Donath (soprano),
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
2.30 Adam Jarzebski Diligam Te, Domine; Cantate Domino; In Dec
Speravit Lucy van Dael and Marinette Troost (violins),
Richte van der Meer and Rainer Zipperling (viola da gambas), Anthony Woodrow (violone), Viola de Hoog (cello),
Michael Fentross (theorbo), Jacques Ogg (organ)
3.15 Bach Concerto in A minor,
BWV1065 Bruno Lukk. Peep Lassmann. Eugen Keider and Valdur Roots
(pianos), Estonian Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Paul Magi
3.30 Uszt Fantasy and Fugue on "Ad Nos, ad Salutarem Undam"
David Drury (organ)
4.00 Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G Quebec Music Conservatory
Orchestra, conductor Raffi Armenian
4.50 Schubert Overture in D
Saarbriicken Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti
5.10 Tchaikovsky Six Pieces, Op 19 Duncan Gifford (piano)
5.40 Prokofiev Juliet (Romeo and Juliet Suite) Saarbrucken RSO , conductor Myung-Whun Chung


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Waltraud Meier
Soprano: Helen Donath
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Unknown: Lucy van Dael
Violins: Richte van Der Meer
Violins: Rainer Zipperling
Unknown: Anthony Woodrow
Cello: Viola de Hoog
Cello: Michael Fentross
Unknown: Jacques Ogg
Unknown: Bruno Lukk.
Unknown: Eugen Keider
Conductor: Paul Magi
Unknown: David Drury
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Conductor: Saarbrucken Rso
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung

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