With Jonathan Swain.
Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire - Bastille Opera Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung
7.12 Turina Circulo - Beaux Arts Trio
7.25 Schmelzer "Cucu" Sonata Romanesca
7.33 Mendelssohn Concerto in E for Two Pianos - Benjamin Frith and Hugh Tinney, RTE Sinfonietta, conductor Proinnsias o Duinn
8.07 Hlndemlth Septet for Wind Instruments - Berlin Phiharmonic Wind Quintet
8.23 Bizet Symphony in C - Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
9.00 Building a Library
Julian Budden compares available recordings of Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice. John Thornley reviews new releases of the Beethoven piano sonatas - the recently completed cycle from Alfred Brendel, a new set from Chilean pianist Alfredo Perl, and a reissue of a nearly complete cycle by Emil Gilels.
(Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm) (See also Friday 8.05am)
10.15 Record Release
Beethoven Piano Sonata in G, Op 14 No 2 - Emil Gilels
10.37 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight) - Alfredo Perl
10.55 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109 - Alfred Brendel
Millennium Classics is a new collection consisting of the best of the old Westminster catalogue. Martin Cotton talks about some of the most interesting discs, which feature artists including Hermann Scherchen, Artur Rodzinski, Daniel Barenboim and the Vienna Konzerthaus Quartet.
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Disc Details: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651