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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Mozart Variations on "UnserDummerPobel
Meint", K455Andras Schiff (piano)
6.30 Dvorak String Quartet in F, Op 96 (American) Skampa Quartet
7.00 Bach Partita No 1 in B flat, BWV825 Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
7.35 Beethoven Trio for piano, clarinet and cello, Op 11 Emmanuel Ax (piano), Richard Stolzman (clarinet), Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
8.10 Stravinsky Ragtime Toni Koves (cimbalom),
Columbia CO, conducted by the Composer
8.30 Korngold Violin Concerto Gil Shaham ,
LSO, conductor Andre Previn


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: K455andras Schiff
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Piano: Richard Stolzman
Cello: Stravinsky Ragtime
Cello: Toni Koves
Unknown: Gil Shaham
Conductor: Andre Previn

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library David Owen Norris recommends a version of Schumann's
Piano Sonata in F sharp minor.
10.35 Simon Heighes reviews new releases of Baroque choral music, including Handel's Dixit Dominus conducted by Marc Minkowski ,
Pergolesi's Stabat Materwith Andreas
Scholl (countertenor) and Barbara Bonney (soprano), Graun's Christmas Oratorio and Cecilia Bartoli 's Vivaldi album.
11.00 An interview with conductor
Colin Davis about his new recordings of Dvorak's Symphony No 8 in G and No 9 in E minor (From the New World) with the LSO.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Field Piano Concerto No 3 in E flat
Andreas Staier (fortepiano),
Concerto Koln, conductor David Stern 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 Owen Norris
Unknown: Simon Heighes
Conducted By: Marc Minkowski
Unknown: Stabat Materwith Andreas
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Cecilia Bartoli
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Andreas Staier
Conductor: David Stern
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is the art historian John Richardson , who is currenty working on the last two volumes of his monumental biography of Picasso. He has recently published The Sorcerer's
Apprentice, a colourful account of his life in Provence with the eccentric art collector
Douglas Cooper and their friendship with major 20th-century figures such as Picasso and Matisse. His musical choices include a film score lyric performed by Hitler's favourite singer, a little-known opera by Rachmaninov, an extract from
Stravinsky's ballet Apollon Musagete and an aria from Britten's A Midsummer
Night's Dream.
Executive Producer Wendy Thompson


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: John Richardson
Unknown: Douglas Cooper
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London. Alfredo Perl (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonatas: in B flat, Op 22; in F sharp, Op 78 (A Therese); in E flat, Op 81a (Les Adieux) (R)

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
Mackenzie Nautical Overture: Britannia
English National Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd-Jones
William Lloyd Webber Missa Sanctae Mariae Magdalenae Choir of St Mary
Magdalen, Oxford, Voces Sacrae , Peter Parshall (organ), conductor Judy Martin Bruch Scottish Fantasy, Op 46 David Oistrakh (violin),
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jascha Horenstein
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham. B5 7QQ PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
Conductor: William Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Voces Sacrae
Unknown: Peter Parshall
Conductor: Judy Martin
Violin: David Oistrakh
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Best of 3

Bernard MacLaverty selects some of the highlights from the past week on Radio 3. Producer Kirsten Smith


Producer: Kirsten Smith

: Jazz Record Requests

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


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Felix Carey.

: The Kid from Red Bank

In today's programme in the series on the legendary pianist and band leader Count
Basie, Alyn Shipton talks to Harry "Sweets" Edison about saxophonist Paul Gonsalves , who was recruited to the Basie band in 1946. Fouryears later Basie reduced his band to an octet, as Clark Terry recalls, before rebuilding it into his so-called New Testament Band. Producer Derek Drescher


Talks: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Paul Gonsalves
Unknown: Clark Terry
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci
The most popular of operatic double bills - "Cav and Pag" -combines in one evening Mascagni and Leoncavallo's sordid tales of jealousy, treachery and brutal death to the accompaniment of music bursting with unbridled Italian passion.
Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor Carlo Rizzi
7.50 Wonderful Town
Miles Warde talks to Joseph Polisi, director of New York's Juilliard School of Music.
8.20 Leoncavallo Pagliacci


Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Santuzza: Dolora Zajick (mezzo)
Turiddu: Fabio Armiliato (tenor)
Alfio: Kim Josephson (baritone)
Mamma Lucia: Jane Shaulis (mezzo)
Lola: Victoria Livengood (mezzo)
Nedda: Veronica Villarroel (soprano)
Canio: Dennis O'Neill (tenor)
Tonio: Juan Pons (baritone)
Silvio: Dwayne Croft (baritone)
Beppe: Charles Castronovo (tenor)

: Verismo in Miniature

Chamber music by the most famous of all verismo composers, Puccini, including a performance of Foglio d'Album by pianist Tan Crone.


Pianist: Tan Crone.

: The Brains Trust

Joan Bakewell chairs the first programme in a new series. Joining herto discuss challenging questions sent in by listeners are historian Theodore Zeldin , philosopher Jonathan Glover , mathematician Ian Stewart and theologian Angela Tilby. Producer Anna Cox. Questions can be sent to:
The Brains Trust. BBC North. Manchester M60 1SJ EMAIL: brainstrust@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Theodore Zeldin
Unknown: Jonathan Glover
Unknown: Ian Stewart
Unknown: Angela Tilby.
Producer: Anna Cox.

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present an eclectic mix of musical styles, including performances of improvised sound scapes by Newcastle-based duo :zoviet*france. Producer Philip Tagney


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

: Jazz on 3

Dutch saxophonist Yuri Honing is without doubt one of the most exciting players to emerge on the European scene in recent times. Having worked together for five years, the trio of Honing, bassist Tony Overwater and drummer Joost Lijbaart have achieved a level of interaction that borders on telepathy. As well as performing original compositions, the band offers radical reworkings of songs by pop artists ABBA, Bjork, the Police and Prince. Producer Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Yuri Honing
Bassist: Tony Overwater
Unknown: Joost Lijbaart
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Vagn Holmboe String Quartets: No 13, Op 124; No 14, Op 125; No 15, Op 1352.00 Bartok Dance Suite 2.15 Mahler
Symphony No 2 (Resurrection) 3.45 let Stants String Quartet No 23.55
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz Episode from
"Maskarade Op 14 4.20 Laszlo Lajtha Three Nocturnes, Op 34 4.50
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer Sonata 5.00 Suk A
Tale of a Winter's Evening, Op 9 5.15 CPE
Bach Concerto in E flat for harpsichord and fortepiano, Wq4 7 5.40
Domenico Cimarosa , arr Arthur Benjamin Oboe
Concerto in C minor 5.50 Dvorak Legend No 4 in C, Op 59


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Mieczyslaw Karlowicz
Unknown: Laszlo Lajtha
Unknown: Johann Heinrich Schmelzer
Unknown: Domenico Cimarosa

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