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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

11.15 Reissues
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.

(Discs)
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Disc Details: see BBC1 Ceefax page 651

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Swain
Presenter (Building a Library):
Julian Budden
Reviewer (Building a Library):
John Thornley
Presenter (Reissues):
Martin Cotton
Producer:
Clive Portbury
Producer:
Patrick Lambert

Another chance to hear Michael
Berkeley's interview with Canadian writer, historian and journalist
Michael Ignatieff. A former presenter of BBC2's The Late Show, he was a finalist for the Booker Prize in 1993 for his novel Scar Tissue. His musical choices include Bach's
Italian Concerto in F(BWV971),
Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht and Hoagy Carmichael 's Stardust. Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Ignatieff.
Unknown:
Verklarte Nacht
Unknown:
Hoagy Carmichael

A six-part exploration of the material world presented by Hannah Andrassy. 5: Tartan
"My brand new presentation kilt And ornaments I wore,
As with my skian-dhu I rapped Upon the palace door"
(Macallister Dances before the King)

Contributors

Presented By:
Hannah Andrassy.

5: The New Philharmonia
In 1964, Walter Legge summarily disbanded the Philharmonia, claiming that the constraints of London's orchestral life made it impossible for him to maintain the highest standards. Overnight, the orchestra was reformed as the New
Philharmonia with the venerable Otto
Klemperer at its head. In the fifth of six programmes, Humphrey Burton traces the often problematic years, both before and after the disbanding, talking to Carlo Maria Giulini ,
Lorin Maazel , Daniel Barenboim , Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and several then members of the orchestra. Including Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
Philharmonia, conductor Lorin Maazel
Ravel Alborado del Gracioso
Verdi Requiem (excerpt)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano),
Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
Mahler Symphony No 5 New Philharmonia, conductor John Barbirolli
Debussy Prélude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
New Philharmonia, conductor Pierre Boulez
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor (Finale)
Daniel Barenboim ,
New Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer
Mahler Symphony No 9 (excerpt) New Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer

Contributors

Unknown:
Walter Legge
Unknown:
Humphrey Burton
Unknown:
Carlo Maria Giulini
Unknown:
Lorin Maazel
Unknown:
Daniel Barenboim
Unknown:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Unknown:
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
Conductor:
Lorin Maazel
Unknown:
Verdi Requiem
Soprano:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Conductor:
Carlo Maria Giulini
Conductor:
John Barbirolli
Conductor:
Pierre Boulez
Unknown:
Daniel Barenboim
Conductor:
Otto Klemperer
Conductor:
Otto Klemperer

In the last of the series of masterclasses in which leading professional musicians offer advice to up-and-coming performers on staple pieces in the repertoire, the distinguished tenor Anthony Rolfe Johnson holds a masterclass on Mozart's operatic roles with students at the Britten-Pears School, assisted by vocal coach Diane Forlano. Producer Adam Gatehouse

Contributors

Tenor:
Anthony Rolfe
Unknown:
Diane Forlano.
Producer:
Adam Gatehouse

Ivan Hewett investigates issues in the world of music. This week, a new piece for the virginals; music of the occult; and new ideas about Ockeghem. Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm
Ockeghem is the Composer of the Week. weekdays 12 noon. See also a special concert on Wednesday 8.25pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivan Hewett
Producer:
Anthony Sellors

A tale of the English Civil
War, composed by a Sicilian living in Paris, Bellini's last opera is set in Plymouth Castle and deals with passionate jealousy and intrigue between the Royalists and the Puritans. Sung in Italian.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, conductor Edoardo Muller
7.50 William Weaver talks about
Bellini's I Puritani.
8.15 Act 2
8.55 The Met Opera Quiz
A panel of three opera experts tackles questions sent in by listeners.
9.20 Act 3
Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network, which is broadcast on Radio 3 through the EBU

Contributors

Conductor:
Edoardo Muller
Talks:
William Weaver
Elvira:
Ruth Ann Swenson(soprano)
Lord Arthur Talbot:
Stuart Neill(tenor)
Sir Richard Forth:
Thomas Hampson(baritone)
Sir George Walton:
Alastair Miles(bass)
Lord Walton:
Hao Jiang Tian(bass)
Queen Henrietta:
Diane Elias(mezzo)
Sir Bruno Robertson:
Deng(tenor)

The first of five programmes in which Iwan Russell-Jones examines the theology behind the belief that we are living at the end of time. Millions of fundamentalist Christians, many of them in America, believe that the biblical Book of Revelation refers to events in our own time.
1: The Late. Great Planet Earth
American premillennialist Hal Lindsey is interviewed on Trinity Broadcasting Network, a radio station based in Irving, Texas. In his book The Late, Great Planet Earth, which has sold some 32 million copies, he compares the signs of the times with biblical prophecy and concludes that the end is nigh.
Producer Michael Roberts

Contributors

Unknown:
Iwan Russell-Jones
Unknown:
Hal Lindsey
Producer:
Michael Roberts

Brian Morton reviews recent releases by pianist Myra Melford and drummer Bobby Previte , and a six-CD retrospective of pianist and composer Chick Corea. Alyn Shipton talks to keyboard player Roger Dean , who now works mainly in Australia, and he introduces a specially recorded session by Dean's group Australysis, with Sandy Evans (saxophone) and Greg White (sound generator).
12.30am First Bass
The second of six programmes in which bassist Ray Brown talks to
Alyn Shipton about his distinguished career. In the late forties, he was a regular in Dizzy Gillespie's groups and composed One-Bass Hit and Ray's Idea. He went on to work with Milt Jackson , Kenny Clarke and John Lewis in a group that was the forerunner of the Modern Jazz
Quartet. Repeat
Impressions producer Derek Drescher

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Morton
Pianist:
Myra Melford
Unknown:
Bobby Previte
Unknown:
Chick Corea.
Talks:
Alyn Shipton
Unknown:
Roger Dean
Unknown:
Sandy Evans
Unknown:
Greg White
Bassist:
Ray Brown
Unknown:
Alyn Shipton
Unknown:
Milt Jackson
Unknown:
Kenny Clarke
Unknown:
John Lewis
Producer:
Derek Drescher

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Jazz from Nuremberg with Enzer Izmail and the Geoff Warren Trio
2.00 Espen Lilleslatten (violin),
Havard Gimse and Helge Kjekshus (pianos), Tom Vissgren and Terje Viken (percussion), Bergen Philharmonic/Andras
Ligeti Bartok Concerto for Two Pianos and Percussion; Two Portraits:
Concerto for Orchestra
3.10 Cantus Colin perform music by Monteverdi, including // Ballo delle Ingrate and II Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda.
4.35 Rnnish RSO/Jukk&Pekka Saraste Debussy Printemps; La Mer Sibelius Symphony No 4; Valse Triste; Finlandia
6.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Unknown:
Enzer Izmail
Unknown:
Geoff Warren Trio
Violin:
Espen Lilleslatten
Violin:
Havard Gimse
Violin:
Helge Kjekshus
Pianos:
Tom Vissgren
Pianos:
Terje Viken
Andras==>:
Ligeti Bartok

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