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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter , including Delius A Song before Sunrise Royal Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Beecham
6.40 Haydn Piano Trio in C, H XV 27 Beaux Arts Trio
7.09 Locatelll Violin Concerto in D.
Op 3 No 1 Elizabeth Wallfisch , Raglan Baroque Players, conductor Nicholas Kraemer
7.38 Sibelius Valse Triste
Halle Orchestra , conductor John Barbirolli
7.44 Mozart Piano Sonata in A minor, K310 Dinu Lipatti
8.03 Barber Overture: The School for
Scandal Baltimore Symphony
Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
8.19 Hummel Octet-Partita in E flat
Wind Soloists of the Chamber
Orchestra of Europe Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer
Conductor: Sibelius Valse Triste
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Dinu Lipatti
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Hummel Octet-Partita
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's new releases.
Tommy Pearson reviews recent recordings of choral music, including Walton's Belshazzar's Feast, Janacek's Glagolitic Mass and Haydn's Mass in Time of War.
10.00 Michael Haas is the chief producer and guiding spirit behind
Decca's pioneering Entartete Musik project - recordings of music banned by the Nazis. The music has been an eclectic mix, from late Romanticism to Berlin cabaret songs. He talks about the latest releases, including Hanns Eisler 's Hollywood Songbook. Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini
Russian NO, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
11.00 Building a Ubrary Julius Drake recommends a version of Beethoven's Piano Trio in D,
Op 70 No 1 (Ghost), followed by music by Schubert and Shostakovich.
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview E-MAIL: cdreview@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: call [number removed] or consult CEEFAX on BBC1. page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Michael Haas
Unknown: Hanns Eisler
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Francesca
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Ubrary Julius Drake
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to
Russell Hoban , author of many entertaining books for children and adults. His adult novels include Kleinzeit, Turtle Diary, Pilgermann, The Medusa
Frequency and, most recently, Mr Rinyo-Clacton 's Offer, published earlier this year. His musical choices reflect his lively and eclectic outlook, ranging from songs by Schubert and Loewe to Donald Fagen and Garbage. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Russell Hoban
Unknown: Mr Rinyo-Clacton
Unknown: Donald Fagen
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Wigmore Hall Chamber Series Takacs Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op 18 No 4
Bartok String Quartet No 3 Repeated from Monday

: Best of 3

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


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Svend Brown

: One Hundred Years of the Yellow Label

The History of Deutsche Grammophon
The series of programmes celebrating the centenary of the Deutsche Grammophon record label. Archiv. "It was from Bach's work that the German people drew strength to start again." - the words of Dr Andreas Holschneider , president of Deutsche Grammophon, describing the recordings of Bach's organ works by Helmut Walcha for DG in 1947. Stephen Johnson investigates Archiv, the sister label DG set up in 1947 to pioneer the specialised recording of early music. This was a revolutionary concept at the time and has since become central to DG's continuing success. But to what extent was the founding of Archiv based on a need for the company - and Germany - to purge itself of Nazism? And how authentic were early recordings?


Unknown: Dr Andreas Holschneider
Unknown: Helmut Walcha
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Music as Life - a Postlude

A Simple Symphony?
" ... the work of the youngest of Danish composers, the boldest of them all." - critic Hugo Seligman , writing in 1925 after the first performance of Nielsen's Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia Semplice). His view was not shared by many listeners, and even today Nielsen's last symphony is considered the most enigmatic of the six. In this special feature and by way of a postlude to their cycle of Nielsen's symphonies, the BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra and conductor Osmo
Vanska attempt to solve some of the riddles of this so-called simple symphony. Presented by Geoffrey Baskerville , with contributions from
David Fanning , Stephen Johnson and Jorgen Jensen.
Producer Simon Lord


Unknown: Hugo Seligman
Presented By: Geoffrey Baskerville
Unknown: David Fanning
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Jorgen Jensen.
Producer: Simon Lord

: Jazz Record Requests

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


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Punk Jazz

A Portrait of Jaco Pastorius
Four programmes in which Charles Shaar Murray tells the remarkable story of bass player Jaco Pastorius. 1: Word of Mouth. The origins of Pastorius's genius. With contributions from Pat Metheny , Paul Bley , Joe Zawinul and members of his family.
Producer Steve Shepherd. Repeated Friday
11.30pm. See also tonight, 11.30pm


Unknown: Charles Shaar Murray
Unknown: Jaco Pastorius.
Unknown: Pat Metheny
Unknown: Paul Bley
Unknown: Joe Zawinul
Producer: Steve Shepherd.

: Boris Berman

Beethoven Variations in F, Op 34
Prokofiev Sonata No 5. Op 38: Five
Sarcasms, Op 17 Repeat

: Opera on 3

Boris Godunov
From the London Coliseum.
Bass John Tomlinson plays the tortured tsar Boris Godunov in Francesca Zambello 's new production for English National Opera of Musorgsky's historical epic. ENO's music director Paul Daniel conducts using Musorgsky's original orchestration and the English translation by the great Musorgsky champion David Lloyd-Jones . Tsar Boris , who murdered Dmitri, the rightful heir to the throne, is haunted by his crime and threatened by a rebellion: its leader seems to be Dmitri, risen from the dead and galvanising support among the suffering Russian people.
Chorus and Orchestra of English
National Opera, conductor Paul Daniel Parti
9.05 The Real Boris
Robin Milner-Gulland and Geoffrey Hosking talk about the historical tsar Boris Godunov and compare him with Musorgsky's version, exploring
Boris's antecedents and his legacy to Russia. Revised repeat
9.20 Part 2


Unknown: Boris Godunov
Bass: John Tomlinson
Unknown: Boris Godunov
Unknown: Francesca Zambello
Director: Paul Daniel
Unknown: David Lloyd-Jones
Unknown: Tsar Boris
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Unknown: Robin Milner-Gulland
Unknown: Geoffrey Hosking
Unknown: Boris Godunov
Dmitri: John Daszak(tenor)
Shuisky: Robert Tear(tenor)
Pimen: John Connell(bass)
Holy fool: Timothy Robinson(tenor)
Varlaam: Jeremy White(bass)
Misail: Mark Lebrocq(tenor)
Innkeeper: Della Jones(mezzo)
Shchelkalov: Roberto Salvatori(baritone)
Xenia: Susan Gritton(soprano)
Nikitich: Mark Richardson(bass)

: Best Words

Michael Rosen introduces news from the world of poetry. Producer Fiona McLean


Introduces: Michael Rosen
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Leroy Anderson

Belle of the Ball and other lollipops by the American composer who would have been 80 this year.
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Jazz on 3

To coincide with the start of the Radio 3 series Punk Jazz profiling
Jaco Pastorius , the legendary Weather
Report bassist, Jazz on 3 presents a rare recording of Jaco's Word of Mouth big band in concert in 1982 at the Avery Fisher Hall. The band's all-star line-up includes Peter Erskine on drums, Randy Brecker on trumpet and Toots Thielemans on harmonica.
Producers Lyn Champion and Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Jaco Pastorius
Unknown: Avery Fisher Hall.
Unknown: Peter Erskine
Unknown: Randy Brecker
Unknown: Toots Thielemans
Unknown: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Bavarian RSO/Lorin Maazel, Hilary Hahn (violin)
Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
2.30 Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor Youri Egerov, Utrecht SO/ David Zinman
3.00 Julius Jongen Flute Sonata, Op 77 Carlos Bruneel, Levente Kende (piano)
3.30 Peter Benoit High Mass Donald George (tenor), Antwerp
Conservatory Choir, Belgian Radio Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Koninklijk Vlaams
4.35 Kraus Symphony in C minor Concerto Koln
5.20 Katia Tchemberdji In the Name of Amadeus Paul Dean (clarinet). Brett Dean (viola), Stephen Emmerson (piano)
5.50 Sullivan Never Mind the Why and Wherefore (HMS Pinafore); I Am the Very Model of a Modem Major-General (The Pirates of Penzance) Tracy Dahl (soprano), Torin Chiles (tenor),
Richard Suart (baritone). Winnipeg Singers and SO/Bramwell Tovey


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

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