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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
6.10 Prokofiev Adagio (Cinderella)
Swedish RSO, conductor Yevgeni Svetianov
6.20 Mozart String Quintet in C, K515 The Lindsays, Louise Williams (viola)
7.00 Wagner Overture: On the Beginning of the New Year 1835 Bamberg SO, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
7.15 Elgar The Music Makers
Felicity Palmer (mezzo), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
8.05 Kemis New Era Dance
Baltimore SO, conductor David Zinman
8.50 Bliss, arr Mauceri Suite: Things to Come Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor John Mauceri


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetianov
Viola: Louise Williams
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Unknown: Felicity Palmer
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: John Mauceri

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library Stephen Johnson recommends a version of Mahler's
Symphony No 2 (Resurrection) Producers Andrew Lyle and Clive Portbury
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: Stephen Johnson
Producers: Andrew Lyle
Producers: Clive Portbury

: New Year's Day Concert

In a live broadcast, Brian Kay presents the Vienna Philharmonic's traditional New Year concert of music by the Strauss family and friends, given in the Golden Hall of Vienna's Musikverein. This year's guest conductor is Riccardo Muti , who mixes old favourites such as The Blue Danube, Wine, Woman and Song and the Radetzky March with less familiar works. Plus special music from Johann and Josef Strauss 's younger brother Eduard and works by Franz von Suppe.

10.50 Nature's Alchemists: 5: Manzanilla
In the final instalment of his look at the artists behind certain drinks Andrew Jefford visits the Spanish seaside town of Anlucar de Barrameda to discover what in particular makes this light, dry style of sherry so special.

11.15 Part 2


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Riccardo Muti
Unknown: Josef Strauss
Unknown: Andrew Jefford

: Music around the World

At the beginning of the new millennium Radio 3 celebrates the richness and diversity of the living traditions of music across the world. Andrew McGregor and Simon Broughton start the day in the Pacific region, talking to musicians and listening to them performing. The programme follows daybreak around the globe through the traditions of Asia, India, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Scandinavia, concluding in the Americas. To end the day, Verity Sharp joins the programme with an assortment of musicians working in the UK.
12.30 New Zealand and the Pacific
Christine Argyle introduces ancient traditional musics of the region, including Maori songs performed byTe Waka Huia and Pacific Island drumming by Orama from the Cook Islands.
1.00 Ball Andy Channing describes the virtuosic gamelan percussion music of Bali and introduces his own field recordings showing the enormous variety of this flourishing tradition.
1.30 Hong Kong David Tsang introduces highlights of a recent concert given by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra.
2.00 Thailand Bussakorn Sumrongthong introduces a concert of classical Thai music recorded at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London in December.
2.30 India Jameela Siddiqi introduces highlights from All-India Radio's Indian music festival-the annual
Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan.
3.00 Middle East Palestinian oud player Adel Salameh performs and introduces a range of recordings showing the variety of Middle Eastern musics using the Arabic lute.
And crossover singer Natacha Atlas introduces recordings of herfavourite Middle Eastern singers and desribes their influences on her own music.
3.30 Africa From Dakar in Senegal,
Lucy Duran explores the wide variety of music in West Africa. And Eugene Skeef introduces highlights from South Africa's Festival of Living Treasures 2000.
4.30 The Balkans From Croatian Radio in Zagreb, members of traditional folk group Lado introduce a performance of tamburica music. Plus from Hungary a traditional New Year's song specially recorded by one of Hungary's best-known singers, Marta Sebestyen. And Simon Broughton introduces his own field recordings from the region.
5.00 Scandinavia Joern Erik Jensen introduces a performance from Oslo by Norway's leading exponent of the Hardanger fiddle, Annbjorg Lien. Plus other Nordic music.
5.30 New York WNYC presenter John Shaefer describes the millennium musical festivities in the city and introduces a range of cross-cultural music from the American continent.


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Simon Broughton
Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Andy Channing
Introduces: David Tsang
Unknown: Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan.
Unknown: Adel Salameh
Singer: Natacha Atlas
Unknown: Lucy Duran
Introduces: Eugene Skeef
Singers: Marta Sebestyen.
Singers: Simon Broughton
Introduces: Joern Erik Jensen
Unknown: Annbjorg Lien.
Presenter: John Shaefer

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: The Great Gatsby A world premiere broadcast of John Harbison 's newly commissioned opera. Based on F Scott Fitzgerald 's novel, The Great Gatsbytells the story of a rich man obsessed with recapturing his lost love, and is set within the jazz. Charlestons and decadence of the American Roaring Twenties.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine Act
7.55 The Met Opera Quiz Cori Ellison puts listeners' questions to Alison Ames , Steven Blier and Christopher Purdy.
8.25 Act 2
BROADCAST GUIDE: For afree copy of the Met Broadcast Guide call the BBC Information Line on [number removed]


Unknown: John Harbison
Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Cori Ellison
Unknown: Alison Ames
Unknown: Steven Blier
Unknown: Christopher Purdy.
Jay Gatsby: Jerry Hadley (tenor)
Daisy Buchanan: Dawn Upshaw (soprano)
Jordan Baker: Susan Graham (mezzo)
NickCarraway: Dwayne Croft (baritone)
Myrtle Wilson: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo)
Tom Buchanan: Mark Baker (tenor)
George Wilson: Richard Paul Fink (baritone)
singer/band vocalist: Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
Tangosinger: Jennifer Dudley (mezzo)
MeyerWolfshlem: William Powers (baritone)
Henry Gatz: Frederick Burchinal (baritone)
Minister: Le Roy Lehr(bass)

: Music around the World

In the second part of Radio 3's special day celebrating music from around the world Verity Sharp introduces live music from Broadcasting House, London, featuring four British groups reflecting some of the musical traditions flourishing in the UK today. The Guo Brothers play Chinese traditional music on bamboo flute and sheng, a type of Chinese mouth organ.
Chartwell Dutiro and Spirit Talk Mbira are a group based around the distinctive tones of the African thumb piano.
Alistair Anderson plays traditional tunes from the British Isles on the Northumbrian pipes and concertina. And Wajahat Khan performs classical Indian ragas on the sarod.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Piano: Alistair Anderson
Piano: Wajahat Khan

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 12.05am Fux Laudate Dominum 12.10 Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien 12.35 Dela Violin Sonatine 12.25 Scariatti Sonata in F minor, Kk466 12.45 Naumann Concerto in B flat 1.00 Mahler
Symphony No 72.10 De Visee Suite No 12 in E minor2.35 Kraus Symphony in C minor
2.55 Mozart Flute Concerto in D, K314
3.20 Daniel-Lésur Suite Medievale 3.30
Hildegard of Bingen Instrumental Almerlc de Peguilhan En Amor Trob Alques en q.em Refraing4.00 Handel, arr John Halvorsen Passacaglia in G minor, HWV4324.15 Franck Symphony in D minor 5.10 Alma Mahler
Fünf Lieder 5.25 Spohr Fantasy, Theme and Variations in B minor on a Theme of Danzi, Op 81 5.40 Albenlz Rapsodia Espanola


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: John Halvorsen

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