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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Ravel Introduction and Allegro leuan Jones (harp), William Bennett (flute), James Campbell (clarinet),
Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Rachel Gough (bassoon)
6.32 Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London) Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Andre Previn
7.03 Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
Berlin PO, conductor Lorin Maazel
7.41 Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
8.03 Weber Overture: Der Freischutz
Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan
8.49 Mahler Symphony No 4 (4th mvt)
Frederica von Stade (soprano), Vienna PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
Producer Felix Carey


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Harp: William Bennett
Clarinet: James Campbell
Clarinet: Nicholas Daniel
Oboe: Rachel Gough
Conductor: Andre Previn
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Soprano: Frederica von Stade
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Producer: Felix Carey

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library Geoffrey Smith recommends aversion of Franck's
Symphony in D minor.
10.35 David Fallows reviews new releases of English Renaissance music, including a recording of the complete keyboard music of Byrd with Davitt Moroney ; Byrd's early
Latin church music played by the Cardinall's Musick under Andrew Carwood ; Byrd's Consort Songs sung by James Bowman (countertenor) with the Ricercar Consort under Philippe Pieriot ; Weelkes's Madrigals with the Consort of Musicke under Anthony Rooley ; and John Jenkins 's Consort Music performed by the Apollo Consort.
11.00 An interview with baritone Stephan Genz , who already has a flourishing international career in both opera and song despite being still in his twenties. Genz is one of a number of highly distinctive singers who have come out of the boys' choir tradition in the former East Germany.
11.35 Radio 3 Disc of the Week:
Walton Cello Concerto Tim Hugh , English Northern Philharmonia, conductor Paul Daniel
Producers Clive Portbury and Andrew Lyle
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview E-MAIL: [address removed]
DISC DETAILS: call the Radio 3 Information Line on [number removed]0300 or consult CEEFAX. BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: David Fallows
Unknown: Davitt Moroney
Unknown: Andrew Carwood
Sung By: James Bowman
Unknown: Philippe Pieriot
Unknown: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: John Jenkins
Baritone: Stephan Genz
Unknown: Tim Hugh
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is writer, journalist and "chronicler of the contemporary world" Anthony Sampson , author of The Anatomy of Britain among many other influential works, and current biographer of Nelson Mandela. His musical choices include operatic excerpts by Mozart and Verdi, cello music by Bach and Beethoven, an extract from Bizet's L 'Arlesienne and traditional music from South Africa.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Anthony Sampson
Unknown: Nelson Mandela.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital in the BBC Wigmore Hall Lunchtime Concert series. Elena Prokina (soprano) and Semyon Skigin (piano) perform a programme of songs, including works by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. (R)


Soprano: Elena Prokina
Piano: Semyon Skigin

: Listeners' Choice

With Humphrey Carpenter , including: Corigliano Chaconne (The Red Violin) Joshua Bell (violin), Philharmonia
Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Carl Loewe Piano Concerto in A
Ewa Kupiec , Lorraine Philharmonic , conductor Jacques Houtmann
Leighton Elegy Bernard Gregor-Smith (cello), Yoland Wrigley (piano)
Producer Steve Portnoi. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice. BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Violin: Joshua Bell
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Piano: Carl Loewe
Unknown: Ewa Kupiec
Conductor: Lorraine Philharmonic
Conductor: Jacques Houtmann
Cello: Bernard Gregor-Smith
Producer: Steve Portnoi.

: Best of 3

Michael White selects some of the highlights from the past week on Radio 3. Producer Kirsten Smith


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Kirsten Smith

: 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: [address removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Felix Carey.

: Jazz Century

Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz. 46: Jazzin' Britain. Although it is fashionable in some circles to deride the British contribution to jazz, Britain has produced players ofthe highest calibre, such as Humphrey Lyttelton , Ronnie Scott , Stan Tracey , Johnny Dankworth ,
Tubby Hayes and Courtney Pine. Producer David Perry


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Stan Tracey
Unknown: Johnny Dankworth
Unknown: Tubby Hayes
Unknown: Courtney Pine.
Producer: David Perry

: Opera on 3

A concert performance given last month in London's Barbican Centre of the 1776 French version of Gluck's ground-breaking opera Alceste.
Apollo tells Alceste that the only way her dying husband, Admete, will survive is if someone yields their life in his place. Alceste resolves to make this sacrifice.
Coryphees Members of the Monteverdi Choir Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner


Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Alceste: Anne Sofie von Otter (soprano)
Admete: Paul Groves (tenor)
High Pnest/Hercule: Dietrich Henschel (bass)
Evandre: Yann Beuron (tenor)
A Herald/Apollo: Ludovic Tezler(bass)
Oracle/Infernal God: Nicholas Teste (bass)

: Rolf Hind

(piano) Debussy Preludes, Book 2:
Brouillards; Feuilles Mortes; Général
Lavine; La Terrasse des Audiences du Clair de Lune; Feux d 'Artifice; Les Fées Sont d'Exquises Danseuses
Bartok Suite: Out of Doors (R)

: Sounding the Century Lecture: Clio and the Zip Drive

Roy Porter introduces the final lecture in the series and chairs a discussion with the audience in the Queen Elizabeth Hall ,
London. Simon Schama, one ofthe most acclaimed historians writingtoday, assesses the role of history as we enter a new century and considers what kind of past we want for the future.


Introduces: Roy Porter
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall

: Mixing It

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


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

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson introduces a set recorded in June at Ronnie Scott 's, London. Composer and trumpeter Mark Isham moves easily amongthe worlds of classical, pop and jazz, while also enjoying a successful career as a film composer. His long fascination with Miles Davis 's electric period ensured he would always include a Miles tune in his live sets. Now, Miles Remembered/The Silent Way Project forms his homage to one of the most influential and controversial periods in Davis's career, transferring Davis producer Teo Macero 's studio techniques to a live setting. Isham's breaks and solos are offset by dual and single improvisations from guitarists Peter Maunu and Steve Cardenas. Producer Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Mark Isham
Unknown: Miles Davis
Producer: Teo MacEro
Guitarists: Peter Maunu
Guitarists: Steve Cardenas.
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Haydn Piano Trio in G, HXV25 (Gypsy Rondo) Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)
2.00 Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor
2.25 Mahler Symphony No 8 (Symphonyof a Thousand)
3.55 Machaut Ballade No 33: Nes Qu'On Porroit (Le Voir Dit) 4.05 Sary Pebble Playing in a Pot4.15 Bartok Violin
Concerto No 2 5.00 Schubert Rondo in A for piano duet, D951 5.10 Bach Harpsichord Concerto in A, BWV1055 5.30 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in F. Op 3 No 6
5.45 Gluck Ballet Music (Paris e Helena)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Schubert Rondo

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