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: On Air

With Edward Seckerson.
6.05 Mendelssohn Overture; The Fair Mellusine
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.37 Mozart Symphony Mo 35 in D, K385 (Haffner)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
8.03 Schubert Marche Militaire in D. D733 No 1 Malcolm Bilson and Robert Levin (forte piano duet)
8.07 Debussy Gigues (Images)
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
8.35 Respighi The Fountains of Rome
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti


Presenter: Edward Seckerson
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Musicians: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Pianist: Malcolm Bilson
Pianist: Robert Levin
Conductor: Andre Previn
Musicians: Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti

: CD Review

W!th Andrew McGregor , who introduces some of the month's newest releases. Peter Paul Nash reviews some new recordings of music by Zemlinsky, Komgotd, Ets)er, Berg and Webem.
10.00 An interview with Tom
Deacon, the driving force behind the Philips series Great Pianists of the 20th Century.
Radio 3 Disc of of the Week
Gluck Armide (excerpt)
Chorus of Les Musiciens du Louvre.
Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
Building a Library
Jeremy Sams recommends a version of Ravel's Sheherazade.
Producers O've Portbury and Andrew Lyte
WEBSITE: [web address removed] E-MAIL: [email address removed]
DISC DETAILS: call [number removed] or consult CEEFAX on BBC1. page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Peter Pau
Unknown: Gtuck Armide
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Unknown: Andrew Lyte
Arm!de: M!re!lle Delunsch (soprano)
Phénice/Mélisse: Franco!se Masset (soprano)
S!done/Shepherdess/Luc!nde: Nicole Heaston (soprano)
La Hame: Ewa Podles (mezzo)
Art6midore/Le Chevaf!er Danots: Yann Beuron (tenor)
Renaud: Charles Workman (bantone)
H!draot: Laurent Naour! (bantone)

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is film-maker Tony Palmer , whose subjects have included Maria Callas. Richard Wagner. Benjamin Britten and most recently Sergei Rachmaninov. A piano prelude by Rachmaninov and a Purcell aria sung by Maria Callas feature among his choices today along with music by Britten, Shostakovich. Vaughan
Wiiitams, Phitip Glass and Bob Dylan. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Tony Paimer
Unknown: Maria Caiias.
Unknown: Richard Wagner.
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Sergei Rachmaninov.
Sung By: Maria Caiias
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes presents another concert in the BBC Wigmore Hall chamber series. Olaf Bar (baritone), Mervyn Tan (fortepiano)
Schubert Schwanengesang , D957
Repeated from Monday
See Vo/ces Monday 10pm


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Baritone: Mervyn Tan

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter presents requests from listeners, including: Massenet Mechfahon (Tnais,) Nigel Kennedy (violin), National Philharmonic, conductor Richard Bonynge
Haydn Concerto MC.HXWt/.t Albert de Kierk (organ),
Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra, conductor Andre Rieu
Stanford The Blue Bird
Cambridge Singers, director John Rutter Beethoven Serenade ;n0, Op 25
Susan Milan (flute).Levon Chiiingirian (violin), Louise Williams (viola) Plus music by Simon Jeffes played by the Penguin Cafe Orchestra. Producer Verity Sharp
WRITE TO: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham, [address removed]
PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: [email address removed]


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Director: John Rutter
Director: Beethoven Serenade
Unknown: Louise Williams
Producer: Verity Sharp

: Best of 3

M!chae! White picks some highlights from !ast week's Radio 3's schedule.
Producer Sandy Thacker


Producer: Sandy Thacker

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners' requests for favourite jazz tracks. Producer FeiixCarey
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Rad!o 3. Broadcasting House. London. W1A4WW
FAX: [number removed]
E-MAiL: [address removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Jazz Century

Russei! Davies continues his history of jazz.
24: Over the Waves. Jazz has now spread to most corners of the world. but the country in which it received its first warm welcome away from home was France. Here the presence of the brilliant Gypsy jazz guitarist
Django Re!nhardt was a magnet for American musicians.
Producer David Perry
Repeated Friday 11.30pm


Producer: David Perry

: Noriho Ogawa

A piano recital given in London's Wigmore Hall. Rachmaninov Preludes, Op .23: No 4 m D: No 5 in G minor; No 6 in F Sat Shuk!ch) Mttsukun Night Rhapsody; Sahara
Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor; Mazurka in G sharp minor. Op 3.3 No .t Repeat

: Rhymescapes

in four programmes, Kevin Jackson travels to Scotland.Wales,Northern
Ireland and England to talk to poets about their ideas on nation and nationality in the wake of devolution. 2: tVa/es. Gwyneth Lewis and Twm Morris reflect on the Wetsh tradition and the place of the We!sh language in poetry.


Unknown: Kevin Jackson
Unknown: Gwyneth Lewis

: Cardiff Singer of the World

Petroc Trelawny and Gwenan Edwards introduce the final of this year's Cardiff Singer of the World competition from St David's Hall in Cardiff. Five singers from the original 25 take part in the concert, accompanied by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under conductors Paul Daniel and Carlo Rizzi and by piano accompanists Ingrid Surgenor and Phillip Thomas. The panel of judges includes Dame Joan Sutherland, Carlo Bergonzi and Sherrill Milnes and is chaired by Anthony Freud , general director of Welsh National Opera.
Brian Kay 's Pick of the Week: p40


Unknown: Gwenan Edwards
Conductors: Paul Daniel
Conductors: Carlo Rizzi
Unknown: Phiiiip Thomas.
Unknown: Dame Joan Sutherland
Unknown: Carlo Bergonzi
Unknown: Anthony Freud
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Mixing It

The American composer Steve Reich started using tape !oops !n his music during the 1960s, and these seminal works have provided sampling ideas for a new generation of hip-hop, ambient and house producers. Last year. with the backing of the composer, a group of British.
Japanese and American DJs each contributed versions of their favourite
Reich pieces for a remix album on the Nonesuch label Mark Russell and Robert Sandall take a closer look at the project and talk to the British DJs involved, including Howie B. D*Note. Andrea Parker and Coidcut.


Unknown: Steve Reich
Unknown: Mark Russe
Unknown: Robert Sandaii
Unknown: Andrea Parker

: Jazz on 3

With Jez Nelson. Czechoslovakia has a long history of jazz, producing international players like Miroslav Vitous and Jan Hammer. This week Jazz on 3 visits the EBU Jazz Festival in Karlovy Vary to celebrate the best of European jazz with a selection of music and interviews. Tonight's concert features tenor saxophonist Denys Baptiste, who performs music from his debut CD Be Where You Are with his ensemble: Larry Bartley on bass, 21-year-old pianist Andrew McCormack and 19-year-old drummer Tom Skinner.
Producer Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Miroslav Vitous
Unknown: Denys Baptiste
Unknown: Larry Bartiey
Pianist: Andrew McCormack
Unknown: Tom Skinner.
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Glinka Overture: Rustan and Lyudmila
Chopin Piano Concerto No ;t ;h
Ffmnor Prokofiev Symphony No 5 Italian RSO. conductor Mario Venzago. Emanuel Ax (piano)
2.30 A Gabriell Sento un Rumor
Swiss-Italian Radio and TV Chorus. Theatrum instrumentorum, conductor Stefano Innocenti
2.35 Carulli Nocturne in m<nor Camerata Tallinn
2.50 Telemann Alles Redet <tzt und Stnget Barbara Schtick (soprano).
Stephen Varcoe (bass). Das Kleine Konzert, conductor Hermann Max
3.20 Mozart Divertimento in B flat. K2.29 Bratislava Wind Trio
3.35 Wiedermann Nottumo ;n C sharp Pavel Cerny (organ)
3.45 Pingoud 7'ne Face or the Cf<y Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leif Segerstam
4.15 Theodore Dubots Cnant
Pastoral Kalevi Kiviniemi (organ)
4.20 Saint-Saens Havanaise, Op S3 Rita Cepurcenko (violin)
Prague SO, conductor Eiii Jaffe
4.30 Ravel String Quartet in P Australian Quartet
5.00 Smetana Overture: The Bartered Bride Melbourne SO, conductor Jorge Mester
5.05 Dvorak Romantic Piece, Op 75 No ;t Young-Jun Kirn (violin). Joon-Cha Kim (piano)
5.10 Mozart, arr Grieg Sonata in F Julie Adam and Daniel Herscovitch
5.30 Jarzebsk) Corona Aurea
Bruce Dickey (cornet), Richte van der Meer and Reiner Zipperling (cellos). Jacques Ogg (harpsichord). Anthony Woodrow (double bass), director Lucy van Dael (violin)
5.35 Haydn Motn Concerto in C. W Vlla Rasma Lieimane. Latvian
Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra. conductor Tovijs Lifsics


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Lyudmila Chopin Ptano
Conductor: Mario Venzago.
Unknown: Alles Redet
Bass: Stephen Varcoe
Bass: Das Xieine
Conductor: Hermann Max
Conductor: Mozart Dwerhmento
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Conductor: Theodore Dubots Cnant
Unknown: Saint-Saens Havanaise
Violin: Rita Cepurcenko
Conductor: Eiii Jaffe
Unknown: Stnng Ouartet
Conductor: Jorge Mester
Conductor: Dvorak Romanhc Ptece
Violin: Young-Jun Kirn
Piano: Cha Kim
Unknown: Juiie Adam
Pianos: Daniel Herscovitch
Unknown: Corona Aurea
Unknown: Bruce Dickey
Unknown: Reiner Zipperiing
Harpsichord: Jacques Ogg
Harpsichord: Anthony Woodrow
Violin: Haydn Motn
Unknown: Vlla Rasma Lieimane.
Conductor: Tovijs Lifsics

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