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: Morning on

With Edward Seckerson.
Suppe Overture: Pique Dame
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
6.25 Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in Eflat, K297b LPO woodwind principals, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
7.00 MacCunn Overture: The Ship o' the Rend BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
7.40 Arnold Cornish Dances London
Philharmonic, conducted by the Composer
8.00 Pfitzner Prelude, Act 3: Palestrina Orchestra of Deutsche Oper, conductor Christian Thielemann
8.25 Bruch Scottish Fantasy
Cho-Liang Lin (violin), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/factsheets a few days before transmission

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Christian Thielemann
Violin: Cho-Liang Lin
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library John Deathridge recommends a version of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman.
10.35 David Huckvale reviews new releases of music by Richard Strauss and Komgold, including Strauss's Sinfonia Domesticafrom VladimirAshkenazy, the Violin Concerto and Violin Sonata from
Sarah Chang , a disc of Strauss operatic heroines from Julia Varady , and recordings of Korngold's film and orchestral music.
11.00 An interview with Ted Perry , founder of Hyperion records, about the state of the recording industry and the part that independent labels have to play.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1
Pieter Wispelwey , Australian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Richard Tognetti
Producers Clive Portbury , Andrew Lyle and Susan Kenyon 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: John Deathridge
Unknown: David Huckvale
Music By: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Sarah Chang
Unknown: Julia Varady
Unknown: Ted Perry
Unknown: Pieter Wispelwey
Conductor: Richard Tognetti
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Andrew Lyle
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is John Calder , founder of one of the few independent publishing houses still operating in Britain today and the publisher of Samuel Beckett and other distinguished authors. A keen opera lover, his musical choices include excerpts from Handel's
Alcina, Gluck's Alceste, Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, Stravinsky's The Rake's
Progress and Birtwistle's Gawain, plus one of Webern's Five Orchestral Pieces and songs by Beethoven and Schubert.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 1.00pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: John Calder
Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London, introduced by Stephanie Hughes. A programme of songs by Strauss, Ravel and Duparc. Juanita Lascarro (soprano),
Roger Vignoles (piano) (R)

Contributors

Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.
Piano: Roger Vignoles

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
Shostakovich String Quartet No 4 Borodin Quartet
Dittersdorf Double Bass Concerto in E
George Hortnagel ,
Wurttemburg Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jorg Faerber
Strauss Burleske Byron Janis (piano), Chicago Symphony Orchetra, conductor Fritz Reiner
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: George Hortnagel
Conductor: Jorg Faerber
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Best of 3

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

Contributors

Introduces: 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.

: Chant of the Weed

Brian Morton explores the strange relationship betweenjazz, the creative process and mind-altering substances. 4: Ascension
Did jazz musicians play better when they were stoned, or strung out, or straight? Is jazz unfairly linked with drugs? And how did the arrival of rock 'n' roll change things? Producer Dave Batchelor

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Morton
Producer: Dave Batchelor

: Portraits and Sketches by Bela Bartok

Two Portraits, Op 5 Chantal Juillet (violin), Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit Hungarian Sketches Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Ivan Fischer

: Opera on 3

Uve from the Met: Oas Rheingold
The first part of James Levine 's eagerly awaited version of Wagner's Ringcycle tells of Wotan's overweening ambition and the disastrous consequences that follow from his refusal to let go of the golden ring which brings him the total power he craves.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
Wagner's DerFliegende Hollanders on Thursday at 7.20pm

Contributors

Unknown: James Levine
Conductor: James Levine
Freia: Hei-Kyung Hong (soprano)
Fricka: Hanna Schwarz (mezzo)
Erda: Birgitta Svenden(mezzo)
Woglinde: Joyce Guyer (soprano)
Wellgunde: Kristine Jepson (mezzo)
Rosshilde: Jane Bunnell (mezzo)
Loge: Philip Langridge (tenor)
Mine: Graham Clark (tenor)
Froh: Mark Baker (tenor)
Donner: Alan Held (baritone)
Wotan: James Morris (bass)
Alberich: Ekkehard Wlaschiha (baritone)
Fasolt: Eric Halfvarson(bass)
Fafner: Serge Koptchak(bass)

: The Brains Trust

In the last programme of the current series the physiologist Frances Ashcroft and historian Theodore Zeldin join
Joan Bakewell to answer listeners'questions. Producer Janet McLarty. Questions can be sent to: The Brains Trust. BBC North. Manchester. M60 1SJ E-MAIL: brainstrust@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Ashcroft
Unknown: Theodore Zeldin
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Janet McLarty.

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present eclectic sounds, plus an interview with ex-Depeche Mode member Alan Wilder. Producer Philip Tagney

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Alan Wilder.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson introduces performances given at the Midlands Art Centre in Brimingham by British guitarist Billy Jenkins 's Suburbia project. The ten-piece line-up, which features Martin France on drums and Mark Lockheart on saxes, forms a hybrid which crosses between string quartet, rock band and jazz quintet. With tunes like The
Perfect Lawn and Hello, I'm Your New
Neighbour the music continues Jenkins's fascination with suburban life. Producer Steve Shepherd

Contributors

Introduces: Jez Nelson
Guitarist: Billy Jenkins
Guitarist: Mark Lockheart
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Penderecki De Profundis Grazyna
Bacewicz Violin Concerto No 7; Music for Strings, Trumpet and Percussion
Shostakovich Symphony No 9 3.15 BST Szervanszky Clarinet Serenade 3.40 BST Trad, coll Bartok Three folk songs from
Gyergyo; Bagpipe tunes 3.45 BSTKodaly Sonata for solo cello, Op 8 4.15 BST Brahms Motets: Es 1st das Heil Uns
Kommen Her; Schaffe in Mir, Gott, ein
Reines Herz 4.30 BST Tchaikovsky Fatum , Op 774.50 BST Faure Elegie , Op 24 5.00 BSTChopin Scherzo in E. Op 54 5.10 BST Szymanowski String Quartet No 2 5.25 BS7 Ant hon van der Horst Reflexions
Sonores, Op 995.50 BSTPrimoz Ramovs Woodwind Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Fatum
Unknown: Faure Elegie








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