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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson. Telemann Concerto Grosso in G (Polish)
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
6.30 Mozart String Quartet in G, K387 Amadeus Quartet
7.00 Andrew Ford Coventry Carol Adelaide Chamber Singers, director Carl Crossin
7.30 Finzi Eclogue
Howard Shelley (piano), City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
8.00 Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps London Philharmonic, conductor Vernon Handley
8.50 Praetorius In DulciJubilo
Gabrieli Consort and Players, director Paul McCreesh


Director: Trevor Pinnock
Director: Carl Crossin
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Director: Paul McCreesh

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library David Huckvale recommends a version of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.
10.35 David Owen Norris reviews a new recording of Chopin songs by mezzo Urszula Kryger and pianist
Charles Spencer , and new releases of Chopin's piano music played by Jean-Yves Thibaudet , Ricardo Castro , Maurizio Pollini and Krystian Zimerman.
11.00 An interview with American countertenor David Daniels , who caught the imagination in this country with his performances in Handel's Theodora at
Glyndebourne and also, more recently, in Rinaldo.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Pandolfl Violin Sonatas
Andrew Manze (violin),
Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
Producers Clive Portbury and Andrew Lyle
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview E-MAIL: cdreview@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: call the Radio 3 Information Line on [number removed] or consult CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: David Huckvale
Unknown: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Urszula Kryger
Pianist: Charles Spencer
Played By: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Played By: Ricardo Castro
Played By: Maurizio Pollini
Played By: Krystian Zimerman.
Unknown: David Daniels
Violin: Andrew Manze
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

In past years, Michael Berkeley has encountered some extraordinary characters on Private Passions -the venerable Viennese percussionist and gambler Manfred Sturmer , the cocaine-smuggling operatic impresario Lady Pilar Woffington , and the homophobic conductor Sir Jimmy Disperin. In today's special session, he meets Don Maguire , an American performance artist and erstwhile colleague of Andy Warhol , whose musical choices include pieces by Copland, Ives, Philip Glass and John Cage - and the theme tune from Bonanza.
Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Manfred Sturmer
Unknown: Lady Pilar Woffington
Conductor: Sir Jimmy Disperin.
Unknown: Don Maguire
Unknown: Andy Warhol

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London.
Mikhail Rudy (piano)
Prokofiev Prelude (Ten Pieces, Op 12);
Visions Fugitives, Op 22 (excerpts); Pieces from Romeo and Juliet, Op 75
Musorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition (R)

: Listeners' Choice

With Humphrey Carpenter , including: Britten A Shepherd's Carol The Hoist Singers, conductor Stephen Layton
Bach Canonic Variations on "Vom Himmel Hoch f Da Komm Ich Her", BWV769 Marie-Claire Alain (organ)
Khachaturian Suite: Masquerade Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Unknown: Vom Himmel
Unknown: Marie-Claire Alain

: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

From the Chapel of King's College,
Cambridge. A complete broadcast of the service heard yesterday five on Radio 4. Full order of service: page 46

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London, W1A4WW FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: jazz. record. requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Jazz Century: 52: A Hundred Years from Today

Russell Davies presents the final instalment of his history of jazz.

Can the jazz idiom avoid becoming the Viennese waltz, or even the Gilbert and Sullivan, of the year 2099?


Presenter: Russell Davies
Producer: David Perry

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Le Nozze dl Figaro Mozart's Figaro, inspired by Beaumarchais's revolutionary comedy, is an opera teeming with intrigue, balanced by charm and high spirits in what Stendhal described as "a sublime mixture of wit and melancholy, which has no equal".
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera/Edo de Waart Actl
7.20 Wonderful Town
In another conversation with key figures of the New York music scene, Miles Ward goes behind the scenes at the Met.
7.45 Act 2
8.35The Met Opera Quiz
Martin Berheimer puts listeners' questions to Joan Dornemann , Stuart Hamilton and Francis Rizzo.
9.05 Acts 3 and 4 BROADCAST GUIDE: For a free copy of the Met Broadcast Guide call the BBC Information Line on [number removed]


Unknown: Miles Ward
Unknown: Martin Berheimer
Unknown: Joan Dornemann
Unknown: Stuart Hamilton
Unknown: Francis Rizzo.
Countess: Amanda Roocroft (soprano)
Susanna: Barbara Bonney (soprano)
Cherubino: Susanne Mentzer (mezzo)
Count: Bo Skovhus (baritone)
Rgaro: D'Arcangelo(bass)
Dr Bartolo: Paul Plishka (bass)
Barbarina: Danielle de Niese (soprano)
Marcellina: Dolores Zlegler (mezzo)
Basilio: Michel Sénéchal (tenor)
Curzio: Anthony Laclura (tenor)
Antonio: Thomas Hammons (baritone)

: Between the Ears: Thirteen Ways ofLooking at a Blackbird

An aural kaleidoscope, in 13 beak-sized chunks, evoking the blackbird -one of our most familiar and best loved birds, with one of the most beautiful songs in the world. Producer David Gallagher


Producer: David Gallagher

: The Birds

Two late Romantic orchestral works with an ornithological connection. Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela
(Lemminkainen Suite)
Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Resplghl The Nightingale (Suite: The Birds) LSO, conductor Antal Dorati


Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Jazz on 3

With Jez Nelson. Tonight's programme presents an opportunity to hear a selection of some of the besttracks from the last year. Featuring music from Wayne Shorter , Django Bates , David S Ware , Joe Lovano , Mike Westbrook and lain Ballamy. Producer Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Jez Nelson.
Unknown: Wayne Shorter
Unknown: Django Bates
Unknown: David S Ware
Unknown: Joe Lovano
Unknown: Mike Westbrook
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 1.00 Bach Concerto in C for two harpsichords, BWV1061 Haydn Symphony No 30 in C (Alleluja)
Genin Le Carnaval de Venise Vivaldi Gloria in D, RV5892.20 Mozart Concert Aria: "Non Piu, Tutto Ascoltai. ... Non Temer Amato Bene", K4902.30 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G3.15 Marais
Suite No 2 in G (Pieces a Une et Deux Violes) 3.55 Dohnanyl Symphonic
Minutes, Op 364.20 Rlmsky-Korsakov Trombone Concerto in B flat 4.35
Gullmant Symphony No 1 in D minor for organ and orchestra, Op 24 5.10 Soliva Ove MiAggiro (Act 2, Scene 3, La Testa di Bronzo) 5.20 Ross Edwards Five Carols from Quem Quaeritis 5.50 Sigismund Thalberg Variations on "Home Sweet Home"


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Tutto Ascoltai.
Unknown: Ross Edwards

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