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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Rameau Quatrième Concert (Pieces de Clavecin en Concert) Sigiswald Kuijken
(violin), Wieland Kuijken (viola da gamba), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
6.35 Weber Grand Duo Concertant, Op 48 Michael Collins (clarinet), KathrynStott (piano)
7.00 Ame Cantata:
Delia Emma Kirkby (soprano), London Baroque, director Charles Medlam
7.40 Stanford Irish Rhapsody No 5 in G minor Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
8.00 Francaix L 'Heure du Berger Gaudier Ensemble
8.45 Jim Hiscott Dancing on the Wings of Fire The Composer (button accordion), Winnipeg SO, conductor Bramwell Tovey

Contributors

Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Violin: Wieland Kuijken
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Soprano: Delia Emma Kirkby
Director: Charles Medlam
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Jim Hiscott
Conductor: Bramwell Tovey

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library William Mival recommends a version of Beethoven's
Triple Concerto in C, Op 56.
10.35 Stephen Johnson reviews new releases of Russian orchestral music, including Rachmaninov's Symphonic
Dances and Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor and music by Glazunov, Alexander Tcherepnin and Vladimir Dukelsky.
11.00 An interview with pianist Angela Hewitt , who talks about her Bach recordings, including her latest release, the Goldberg Variations.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor Truls Mork , CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle 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

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: William Mival
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Alexander Tcherepnin
Unknown: Vladimir Dukelsky.
Pianist: Angela Hewitt
Unknown: Truls Mork
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is television journalist and newscaster John Suchet , who is also the author of The Last Master, a three-volume fictional biography of Beethoven. His musical choices include two Beethoven excerpts - a late string quartet and a vocal quartet from Fidelio - as well as music by Wagner, Verdi and Canteloube. Plus Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five playing Ory's Creole Trombone. Executive Producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow at 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: John Suchet
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London. Bernarda Fink (contralto), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Schumann Mignon; DerNussbaum;
Auftrage; Die Lotosblume; Standchen;
Kartenlegerin Brahms Four Serious Songs, Op 121 Dvorak Gypsy Melodies, Op55(R)

Contributors

Contralto: Bernarda Fink
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Kartenlegerin Brahms

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
Bolcom Violin Sonata No 2
Maria Bachmann , Jon Klibonoff (piano) Balfe Excelsior
Benjamin Luxon (baritone), Robert Tear (tenor), Andre Previn (piano) Tubin Symphony No 6
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Maria Bachmann
Piano: Jon Klibonoff
Baritone: Benjamin Luxon
Tenor: Andre Previn
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Best of 3

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

Contributors

Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Kirsten Smith

: Jazz Record Requests

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

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Felix Carey.

: The Kid from Red Bank

In the series of programmes on the legendary pianist and band leader Count Basie, who died in 1984, Alyn Shipton talks to John Williams , Butch Miles , Grover Mitchell and vocalist Carmen Bradford about Basie's final years. Plus a look at Basie's work with Tony Bennett and Ella Fitzgerald , his small-group recordings with Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen and his two-piano recordings with Oscar Peterson. Producer Derek Drescher

Contributors

Talks: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: John Williams
Unknown: Butch Miles
Unknown: Grover Mitchell
Unknown: Carmen Bradford
Unknown: Tony Bennett
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen
Unknown: Oscar Peterson.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Der Rosenkavalier

Half farce, half romance, Richard Strauss's three-act opera to a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal is set against the opulent backdrop of 18th-century Vienna. The plot concerns the love triangle between the Knight of the Rose, an aristocratic older woman Octavian and the beautiful Sophie.

Chorus and Orchestra of the New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
Act 1

7.15 Theory and Practice
In a story specially commissioned by Radio 3 and BBC Music Magazine, novelist Candia McWilliam explores the differences between a musician and a singer. Do they have a future together? Read by Siriol Jenkins.

7.30 Wonderful Town
In another of his explorations of the New York musical scene Miles Warde visits
David Brown, the director of the extraordinary Marble Hill Collegiate Choir.

7.45 Act 2

8.45 The Met Opera Quiz
William Livingstone puts listeners' questions to Lotfi Mansouri, William Weaver and Brian Zeger.

9.15 Act 3

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Candia McWilliam
Read By: Siriol Jenkins
Unknown: Miles Warde
Unknown: David Brown
Unknown: William Livingstone
Unknown: Lotfi Mansouri
Unknown: William Weaver
Unknown: Brian Zeger.
Marshallin: Renee Fleming (soprano)
Octavian: Susan Graham (mezzo)
Sophie: Heidi Grant Murphy (soprano)
Italian Singer: Stuart Neill (tenor)
Baron von Faninal: Hans-Joachim Ketelsen (baritone)
Baron Ochs: Franz Hawlata (bass)
Marianne: Julia Faulkner (soprano)
Annina: Wendy White (mezzo)
Valzacchi: Anthony Laclura (tenor)
Innkeeper: Charles Anthony (tenor)
Commissary: Stephen West (baritone)
Notary: James Courtney (baritone)

: The Brains Trust

Author Louis de Bernieres , scientist
Steven Rose and theologian Eamon Duffy join Joan Bakewell to discuss challenging questions sent in by listeners.
Producer Anna Cox. Questions can be sent to:
The Brains Trust. BBC North, Manchester, M60 1SJ E-MAIL: brainstrust@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Louis de Bernieres
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Eamon Duffy
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Anna Cox.

: Gershwin

Walking the Dog(from Shall We Dance)
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri LullabyManhattan String Quartet (R)

: Jazz on 3

Esbjorn Svensson. Jez Nelson introduces tonight's concert from inspirational
Swedish player Esbjorn Svensson with his trio, EST. The group, featuring Svensson on piano alongside Dan Berglund (bass) and Magnus Ostrom (drums), have a truly inventive take on the classic piano trio, and their current release, From Gagarin 's Point of View, has amazingly reached the Top 20 Ofthe Swedish Charts. Producer Steve Shepherd

Contributors

Unknown: Esbjorn Svensson.
Introduces: Jez Nelson
Unknown: Esbjorn Svensson
Bass: Dan Berglund
Bass: Magnus Ostrom
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Mahler Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen; Symphony No 5 2.30 Bach Chromatic
Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903
2.40 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in G minor, Op 1 No 102.50 Pierre de la Rue Missa Sancta Job 3.30 Prokofiev Cello Sonata, Op 1194.00 Hannikainen Piano Concerto
4.35 CPE Bach Quartet in G, Wq95
4.50 Bach Air (Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068)
5.05 Pettersson Evening LandS.20 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K545 (arr Grieg for two pianos) 5.35 Bartok Rhapsody No 15.45 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in F minor

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.








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