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: On Air

With Edward Seckerson.
6.00 Hummel Wind Sextet in F
Consortium Classicum
8.03 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
8.40 Gershwin Second Rhapsody Los Angeles Philharmonic, director Michael Tilson Thomas (piano) Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Piano: Michael Tilson Thomas
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who introduces some of the month's newest releases. David Huckvale reviews new releases of music by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.
10.00 An interview with conductor
Robert King.
Radio 3 Disc of of the Week:
Guerrero Battle Mass
Choir of Westminster Cathedral,
His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, conductor James O'Donnell
11.00 Building a Library
Andrew Manze recommends a ' version of Bach's six Solo Cello
Producers Clive Portbury and Andrew Lyle WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview E-MAIL: [address removed]
DISC DETAILS: call [number removed]0300 or consult CEEFAX on BBC1. page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: David Huckvale
Conductor: Robert King.
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Unknown: Andrew Manze
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to American jazz pianist and educator Kenny Werner , whose infectious enthusiasm for his subject has won him success on both sides of the Atlantic. His musical passions range from Schoenberg's Five Orchestral Pieces to string quartets by Beethoven and Elliott Carter ,
Ravel's Bolero and improvisations by Keith Jarrett and Django Bates. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Kenny Werner
Unknown: Elliott Carter
Unknown: Keith Jarrett
Unknown: Django Bates.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The Wigmore Hall series of chamber music concerts continues with a recital by Truls Mork (cello) and Harvard Gimse (piano).
Beethoven Cello Sonata in F, Op 5 No 1; Variations on "Bin Madchen oder Weibchen" from Mozart's "Die
Zauberflote", Op 66; Cello Sonata in D, Op 102 No 2
Repeated from Monday


Cello: Truls Mork
Unknown: Bin Madchen

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter presents the weekly programme of requests from listeners. This week's choices include:
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17 Dartington Trio
Gregorian chant Praise the Lord, 0 My Soul Choristers of the Chapel Choir, Bramdean School, Exeter Producer Verity Sharp
WRITE TO: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham. B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed]E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Piano: Clara Schumann
Producer: Verity Sharp

: Best of 3

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


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Dolly MacLeod

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents a special edition from the Glasgow Royal
Concert Hall. As well as the usual selection of listeners' requests, there are interviews and live music from Bobby Wishart (tenor sax and flute) and David Newton (piano). Producer Felix Carey
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London, W1A4WW
FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Tenor: Bobby Wishart
Tenor: David Newton
Producer: Felix Carey

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a history of jazz, from its earliest stirrings to the end of the millennium.
22: Black Swing Bands. Most people associate the swing era with the famous white bands, but for musical imagination, consistent swing and great solo playing, the black
American band leaders like Jimmy Lunceford , Cab Calloway and Earl Hines were just as strong. Producer Phil Speight
Repeated Friday 11.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Jimmy Lunceford
Unknown: Cab Calloway
Unknown: Earl Hines
Producer: Phil Speight

: BBC Singers

Great Scots!
Radio 3's coverage of Glasgow's BBC Music Live festival continues with a concert spanning 500 years of choral music by Scottish composers, given this afternoon in the Gallery of Modem Art. Introduced by lain Bumside . BBC Singers/Stephen Cleobury Robin Orr Songs of Zion
David Peebles Quam ,Multi Domine David Peebles/Francy Heagy Si Quis Diligit Me
James MacMillan Main
Robert Carver 0 Bone Jesu
Judith Weir Love Bade Me Welcome; My Guardian Angel
Thea Musgrave Midnight


Introduced By: Lain Bumside
Singers: Stephen Cleobury
Singers: Robin Orr
Unknown: David Peebles
Unknown: Domine David
Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: Robert Carver
Unknown: Judith Weir

: Performance on 3

From the Glasgow Royal
Concert Hall. BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor
Leonard Slatkin , Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin). The BBC Symphony Orchestra returns to Glasgow for the first time in 63 years. Leonard Slatkin conducts the orchestra in a popular programme ending with the symphony which Shostakovich labelled his apology to the Stalinist authorities after the scathing criticism of his fourth symphony. In the fifth he wrote not only a musical apology but also one of the great symphonies of the century.
Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
8.15 Gang Culture, Cafe Culture Edinburgh crime writer Ian Rankin , creator of Inspector Rebus, takes a personal journey through the Glasgow of the last four decades, from his childhood visits to Hampden Park to his relationship with the city's literati.
8.35 Shostakovich Symphony No 5


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Violin: Dmitri Sitkovetsky
Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Ian Rankin

: Blue Skies

Steve Jones explores the boundary between science and art. In the last of the series about science in fiction, he talks to author Philip Kerr. In 2069, four-fifths of the world is suffering from a virus which can be cured only by a blood transfusion - so blood is power ... Fiction, or science in fiction? Producer Julia Durbin
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Steve Jones
Unknown: Philip Kerr.
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Bernard Hemnann

Sinfonietta for Strings (1936)
This seldom-performed work reflects the American composer's awareness of Schoenberg, Ives and Copland. Material from the Sinfonietta reappeared later in Herrmann's film score for Psycho. Berlin Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Isaiah Jackson


Conductor: Isaiah Jackson

: Mixing tt

From the Ramshorn theatre, Glasgow, Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mix of new music, with sets from Phantom
Engineer, DJ Twitch and Nectarine No 9. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz on 3

From the Strathclyde Suite at the Royal Concert Hall,
Glasgow, Jez Nelson presents a concert by Mike Westbrook 's 22-piece band - the Orchestra of Smith's
Academy. The orchestra, which includes some of Europe's top jazz soloists, has assembled for the first time in almost ten years for Music
Live. Featuring players such as Chris Biscoe , Dominique Pifarely and Alan Barnes and vocalist Kate Westbrook , the orchestra plays Westbrook originals and some radical reworkings of Ellington classics. Producer Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Jez Nelson
Unknown: Mike Westbrook
Unknown: Chris Biscoe
Unknown: Dominique Pifarely
Unknown: Alan Barnes
Unknown: Kate Westbrook
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Mozart, arr Foss Don Giovanni : Act 1 stage music Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K314
Britten Niobe , for solo oboe
Hans Rott Symphony in E Vienna
RSO, conductor Dennis Russell Davies ,
Heinz Holliger (oboe)
2.30 Franck Prelude , Chorale and Fugue Robert Silverman (piano)
2.50 Anon Psalm: De Profundis
Studio 600
2.55 Telemann Partita No 4 in G minor
Branko Mihanovic (oboe),
Visnja Mazurin (harpsichord), Tin Mrsic (cello)
3.05 Storace Passacaglia Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
3.10 Mahler Symphony No 5
McGill SO, conductor Timothy Vernon
4.20 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K458 (Hunt) Orford Quartet
4.50 De Fesch Concerto in D, Op 5 No 1 Musica ad Rhenum
5.00 Klami Numisuutarit Finnish RSO, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
5.05 Falla Jota (Seven Spanish Folk Songs Enrique Palomares
(violin), Juan Carlos Garvayo (piano)
5.10 Schubert Gesang der Geistern uber den Wassern Estonian National
Male Choir, Estonian National SO, conductor Juri Alperten
5.20 Chopin Nocturne in B minor, Op 9 No 1 Katrine Gislinge (piano)
5.25 Mozart, arr Anon Grande Sestetto Concertante in E flat
Australia Ensemble


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Foss Don Giovanni
Unknown: Britten Niobe
Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies
Oboe: Heinz Holliger
Oboe: Franck Prelude
Piano: Robert Silverman
Oboe: Branko Mihanovic
Oboe: Visnja Mazurin
Conductor: Timothy Vernon
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Violin: Enrique Palomares
Violin: Juan Carlos Garvayo
Conductor: Juri Alperten

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