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with Anthony Burton.
Bach Violin Concerto in E
(BWV 1042)
Thomas Zehetmair (violin) Amsterdam Bach Soloists
7.20 John Stafford Smith
Blest pair of sirens
Samuel Wesley 0 sing unto mie roundelaie; Invocation
7.30 Frank Martin
Symphonie concertante London Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.55 Beethoven
Quintet in E flat, Op 16 Soloists
8.22 Gibbons Dainty fine bird; Fantasia No 1 and Galliard for the Great Double
Bass; The silver swan
Tessa Bonner (soprano) Rose Consort of Viols
Timothy Roberts (organ)
8.32 Scriabin
The Poem of Ecstasy
New York PO/Pierre Boulez

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Burton.
Violin:
Thomas Zehetmair
Soloists:
John Stafford Smith
Unknown:
Samuel Wesley
Unknown:
Frank Martin
Conductor:
Matthias Bamert
Soloists:
Gibbons Dainty
Soprano:
Tessa Bonner
Unknown:
Timothy Roberts

Mozart's String Quintets: in D (K593); in E flat (K614) by Richard Wigmore. Julian Budden on new opera releases, including a new Der Freischutz and a new Hansel und Gretel.

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Wigmore.
Unknown:
Julian Budden

Donizetti Overture; Act II
Finale (Don Pasquale ) Soloists
Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Roberto Abbado
10.48 Rimsky-Korsakov Sadko (excerpts) Soloists
Kirov Chorus and Orchestra,
St Petersburg/Valery Gergiev

Contributors

Soloists:
Don Pasquale
Conductor:
Roberto Abbado
Conductor:
Rimsky-Korsakov Sadko

Sony Classical have just issued the first volume in their Bruno Walter edition which contains works by Mahler, Wagner, Beethoven and Mendelssohn.
Jonathan Dunsby has been listening to it.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
Revised rpt Wednesday 3.00pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Bruno Walter
Unknown:
Jonathan Dunsby
Producers:
Clive Portbury
Producers:
Patrick Lambert

George Pratt 's guest Nancy Hadden illustrates a range of early flutes, from the simple, plaintive-sounding
Renaissance instrument, to the more versatile keyed flute which evolved during the 18th century. Producer Kate Bolton

Contributors

Unknown:
George Pratt
Unknown:
Nancy Hadden
Producer:
Kate Bolton

A Letter to Ghandiji The first of four programmes in which
Mark Tully , recently retired as the BBC's Correspondent in India after nearly 30 years, writes to his mentor
Mahatma Gandhi.
In a letter characterised by both deep affection and frustration, Mr Tully re-examines some of his own values, and questions his guru as he looks at the way India has lived up to the hopes and dreams Gandhi had for the sub-continent prior to its independence.
A Unique Broadcasting production

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Tully
Unknown:
Mahatma Gandhi.
Unknown:
Mr Tully

The Austrian baritone
Wolfgang Holzmair sings all three of Schubert's great song cycles in performances recorded last year.
2: Schwanengesang Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone)
Imogen Cooper (piano) Recorded at the 1994 Cheltenham Festival.
Next Saturday Winterreise

Contributors

Baritone:
Wolfgang Holzmair
Baritone:
Wolfgang Holzmair
Piano:
Imogen Cooper

Roderick Swanston asks nine leading practitioners of early music to put away their treatises and reveal the personal element in their music-making.
3: The Dutch keyboard player and conductor Ton Koopman once said, "Live dangerously, keep alive - that would be my motto." In this programme he pleads for a more emotional interpretation to go with scholarship, and shows how he tries to achieve this as soloist and with his Amsterdam
Baroque Orchestra. With excerpts from
Bach St John Passion
Anon (17th century) Miserere My Maker
Bach Agnus Dei (Mass in B minor) Turini
Trio Sonata in A minor
Monteverdi L'Orfeo;
Laudate Dominum
Handel Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 7 No 5
Buxtehude Preludium pedaliter in C; Cantata:
Jesu meines Lebens Leben
Mozart Symphony No 41 in C (Jupiter)
Producer Nick Morgan Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Roderick Swanston
Conductor:
Ton Koopman
Unknown:
Agnus Dei
Producer:
Nick Morgan

Ivan Hewett looks at number symbolism in the music of Buxtehude, and, as a major exhibition of the work of Yves Klein opens on London's South Bank, casts a nostalgic eye back to the "happenings" of the 1960s. Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivan Hewett
Unknown:
Yves Klein
Producer:
Anthony Sellors

Le Nozze di Figaro Mozart's scintillating four-act opera to a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. Marital difficulties, problem teenagers, adultery and skulduggery all feature in the course of one rather hectic day in Spain.
Presented by Peter Allen and sung in Italian.
(sop) Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
Act
7.20 Figaro and Beaumarchais with Nimet Habachy. The Voice in Motion with Will Crutchfield.
7.45 Act 2
8.35 The Opera Quiz
Edward Downes 's guests this week are
Carolyn Abbate , Albert innaurato and Richard Woitach.
9.00 Acts 3 and 4 Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera Radio Network which is broadcast on R3 through the EBU.

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Allen
Conductor:
James Levine
Unknown:
Nimet Habachy.
Unknown:
Will Crutchfield.
Unknown:
Edward Downes
Unknown:
Carolyn Abbate
Unknown:
Richard Woitach.
Countess Almaviva:
Carol Vaness (soprano)
Susanna:
Dawn Upshaw (soprano)
Count Almaviva:
Dwayne Croft (baritone)
Figaro:
Simone Alaimo (baritone)
Cherubino:
Delores Ziegler (mezzo)
Dr Bartolo:
Francois Loup (bass)
Marcellina:
Judith Christin (sop)
Don Basilio:
Michel Senechal (tenor)
Don Curzio:
Tony Stevenson (tenor)
Antonio:
James Courtney (bass)
Barbarina:
Yvonne Gonzales

Brian Morton introduces
Peter Fairclough 's Suite: Shepherd Wheel specially recorded by the drummer's own group, with Peter Whyman and Paul Dunmall (reeds), Christine Tobin (vocals), Pete Saberton
(piano), Rick Bolton (guitar), Richard Newby (percussion) and Dudley Phillips (bass). Music on disc comes from saxophonist David Murray , percussionist Eddie Prevost and pianist Marilyn Crispell. Producer Derek Drescher

Contributors

Introduces:
Brian Morton
Unknown:
Peter Fairclough
Unknown:
Peter Whyman
Unknown:
Paul Dunmall
Unknown:
Christine Tobin
Piano:
Pete Saberton
Piano:
Rick Bolton
Guitar:
Richard Newby
Guitar:
Dudley Phillips
Unknown:
David Murray
Unknown:
Eddie Prevost
Pianist:
Marilyn Crispell.
Producer:
Derek Drescher

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