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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson , including between 7.00 and 8.00 music with a Shakespearean theme. Purcell Masque of the Four Seasons (The Fairy Queen) Soloists, Taverner Choir and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott 6.25 Scriabin
Piano Concerto Vladimir Ashkenazy,
London Philharmonic, conductor
Lorin Maazel 7.15 Shostakovich Suite: Hamlet
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi 8.10 Tchaikovsky, arr Pletnev Suite: The NutcrackerMikhail
Pletnev (piano) 8.35 Beethoven Fidelio (Final Scene) Christa Ludwig (mezzo), Jon Vickers (tenor), Philharmonia Choir and Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer
Producer Mark Lowther

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Soloists: Taverner Choir
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Unknown: Christa Ludwig
Tenor: Jon Vickers
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Producer: Mark Lowther

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library Hilary Finch recommends a version of Verdi's Macbeth.
10.35 David Huckvale reviews new releases of orchestral and choral music by Sibelius and Stravinsky.
11.00 An interview with the conductor
Paavo Jarvi.
11.35 Radio 3 Disc of the Week:
Telemann Suite in F (Alster) Akademie fur Alte Musik
Producers Clive Portbury and Andrew Lyle
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview
E-MAIL: cdreview@bbc.co.uk. DISC DETAILS: call [number removed] or consult CEEFAX on BBC1. page 651

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Unknown: David Huckvale
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi.
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to ProfessorKeith Swanwick of the London Institute of Education, a leading reformer of music education in Britain and an internationally recognised figure. His choice of music ranges from Schubert and Eigar to Ligeti, Miles Davis , the Beatles - and a piece by an 11-year-old Brazilian girl.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson
Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm

Contributors

Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Keith Swanwick
Unknown: Miles Davis
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Vienna Brahms Trio
Haydn Piano Trio in D, H XVI 24
Beethoven Allegretto in B flat, WoO 39 Brahms Piano Trio No 2 in C, Op 87

: Listeners' Choice

With Humphrey Carpenter , including:
Messiaen Combat de la Mort et de la Vie
(Les Corps Glorieux) The Composer (organ) Hummel Piano Concerto No 2 in A minor
(lstmvt) Stephen Hough , English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
Producer Rosie Boulton. WRITE TO: Listeners' Choice,
BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Producer: Rosie Boulton.

: Best of 3

Bernard MacLavertywith some highlights of the past week on Radio 3.
Producer David McGuinness

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard MacLavertywith
Producer: David McGuinness

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners' requests for jazz favourites.
Producer Felix Carey. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests,
BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London. W1A 4WW
E-MAIL: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Felix Carey.

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a continuing history of jazz from its earliest stirrings to the end of the millennium. 39: Big Long Trane. In the first half of his career, tenor and soprano saxophonist John Coltrane progressed from unreliable Miles Davis sideman to leader of one of the greatest quartets in the history of jazz.
Producer Phil Speight

Contributors

Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Miles Davis
Producer: Phil Speight

: Opera on 3: The Rape of Lucretia

A rare chance to hear one of Britten's outstanding works, based on a Shakespearean poem. Gordon Stewart introduces a performance given by a spectacular cast at the Edinburgh Festival.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra. conductor Donald Runnicles

Contributors

Introduces: Gordon Stewart
Conductor: Donald Runnicles
Lucretia: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo)
Lucia: Lisa Milne (soprano)
Female Chorus: Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)
Male Chorus: Ian Bostridge (tenor)
Tarquinius: Simon Keenlyside (baritone)
Junius: Neal Davies (baritone)
Collatinus: John Relyea (bass)

: Building the Future

The series in which Susan Marling explores contemporary trends in architecture.
4: The New Moderns. Abstraction, high technology and the use of ever smarter materials in architecture from the Reichstag to the Eden Project.
Producers Fay Sweet and Susan Marling

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Marling
Producers: Fay Sweet
Producers: Susan Marling

: Discovering Music with LeonardSlatkin

Programmes with conductor Leonard Slatkin and the BBC Philharmonic.
9: Interpretation. Is adagio the same speed as it was 50 years ago? Does the note F sound the same as it did 200 years ago? And how do performers cope when a composer leaves two different editions of the same piece? With music from
Rossini's Overture: The Thieving Magpie, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 2, and Nimrodfrom Eigar's Enigma Variations.

Contributors

Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Schubert

Piano Sonata in G, D894 Martin Roscoe

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Roscoe

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a mix of musical styles and influences.
Producer Philip Tagney

Contributors

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

: Best of Jazz on 3: European Double Bill

Jez Nelson presents highlights from two of the 60 or so concerts recorded to date for
Jazz on 3, featuring two artists from opposite sides of the improvising tradition: Louis Sclavis and Nils Petter Molvaer.
Electric and acoustic musics have been parallel interests for Norwegian trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer, who has worked alongside contemporary jazz artists such as Elvin Jones, George Russell and Gary Peacock as well as with leading
Scandinavian improvisers. Molvaer's abiding interest in improvisation in all its manifestations, together with a harder sound and heavier beat, produced the album Khmer- a beguiling hybrid of jazz, rock and ambient textures. The second edited concert features a European trio who represented the Vagues Nouvelles at last year's London Jazz Festival.
Frenchmen Louis Sclavis and Henri Texier, respectively on reeds and bass, and Italian drummer Aldo Romano share a background in the European improvising scene and combine to produce a set that is both eclectic and lyrical.

E-Mail: [email address removed]
Phone [number removed] for the Radio 3 Information Line

Contributors

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Unknown: Louis Sclavis
Unknown: Nils Petter Molvaer.
Unknown: Elvin Jones
Unknown: George Russell
Unknown: Gary Peacock
Unknown: Henri Texier
Unknown: Aldo Romano
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
1.00 Schubert Schwanengesang , D957
1.50 JCF Fischer Suite in D minor, Op 1 No 4
2.00 Tartini Cello Concerto in A
2.20 JCF Bach Pygmalion Cantata
2.50 Haydn Symphony No 27 in G
3.00 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 2 No 13.20 Crusell Sinfonia
Concertante in B flat, Op 3 3.50 Verdi La Donna E Mobile (Rigoletto)
4.00 Sibelius Piano Pieces, Op 76
4.20 Rosenmuller Sinfonia Quinta
4.35 Schumann Variations on a Theme by Clara Wieck 4.40 Rimsky-Korsakov Cradle Song (May Night) 4.55 Novacek
Perpetuum Mobile 5.00 Mllhaud, arr Timothy Kain Scaramouche
5.10 Hans Gal Serenade for Strings, Op 46
5.30 Melartin, arr Jalas Marionettes Suite, Op 15.45 Uszt Feux Follets (Transcendental Etudes)
5.50 Henriques Air for Strings

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Schubert Schwanengesang
Unknown: Verdi La Donna
Unknown: Clara Wieck
Unknown: Timothy Kain Scaramouche
Unknown: Hans Gal Serenade








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