With Edward Seckerson.
Tippett Little Music for strings Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner
6.30 Martinu Sextet for piano and woodwind Jan Panenka (piano), Prague Wind Quintet
7.00 Copland Letter from Home
St Louis SO, conductor Leonard Slatkin
7.25 Haydn Symphony No 99 in E flat LPO, conductor Eugen Jochum
8.00 Hoist Suite in E flat for military band, Op 28 No 1 Cleveland Symphonic Winds, conductor Frederick Fennell
8.35 Tchaikovsky, arr Economou Suite: The Nutcracker Martha Argerich and Nicolas Economou (pianos)
Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/factsheets afewdays before transmission.
With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library
Patrick O'Connor recommends a version of Verdi's Simon Boccanegra.
10.35 Peter Paul Nash reviews recordings of 20th-century Russian music, including Stravinsky's Petrushka conducted by Lorin Maazel and the Symphony of Psalms conducted by Pierre Boulez, a disc of Shostakovich waltzes, and Prokofiev's
Peter and the Wolf narrated by Lenny Henry.
11.00 An interview with French contralto Nathalie Stutzmann , who talks about her latest disc of Schumann lieder.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week: Poulenc Sextet for piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn
Nash Ensemble, Ian Brown (piano)
Producers Clive Portbury , Andrew Lyle and Susan Kenyon
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Michael Berkeley 's guest today is critic and writer David Cairns , whose epic biography of Berlioz has been nominated fora number of prestigious literary awards. While Berlioz's music is a public passion, his musical choices today feature a wide variety of other pieces, including Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050, Mozart's
Symphony No 39 in E flat, Elgar's Dream of Gerontius, operas by Britten and Tippett, a Stravinsky ballet and music from Spike Jones and his City Slickers. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Cecile Ousset (piano)
Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52; Nocturnes: in F, Op 15 No 1; in F sharp, Op 15 No 2
Faure Theme and Variations in C sharp minor, Op 73
Debussy Images, Book (R)
Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
Suk Four Pieces, Op 17
Ginette Neveu (violin), Jean Neveu (piano) Boccherini Guitar Quintet in C (La Ritirata di Madrid) Richard Savino (guitar), Artaria Quartet
Vaughan Williams Piano Concerto Howard Shelley, London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham. 85 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
A series reflecting what is happening on the current jazz scene. Today Claire Martin talks to American pianist Marcus Roberts , who is the first guest to undergo the Music Test. Producer Lindsay Pell
With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Felix Carey. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London. W1A 4WW FAX: [number removed]
The Shape of Jazz to Come
Alyn Shipton presents the second programme in a five-part series celebrating the 70th birthday of saxophonist Ornette Coleman. In 1959 pianist John Lewis brought Coleman to the east coast of the United States, and the saxophonist was quickly established as a jazz revolutionary. Lewis, Charlie Haden and Dewey Redman remember Coleman's dramatic residency at New York's Five Spot. Producer Terry Carter
Live from the Met: Pelleas et Melisande
A performance of Debussy's elusive and impressionistic opera based on Maeterlinck's play. Debussy broke away from traditional Italian and French opera by avoiding set pieces such as arias and duets. Instead he opted for a fluid, recitative-like vocal line, which created a world of sound that was distinctly his own. The opera tells oftwo half-brothers, Golaud and Pelleas, who struggle to possess the mysterious Melisande - with tragic results.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine Acts land 2
7.35 Wonderful Town In the last of his visits to people and places on the New York musical scene, Miles Warde talks to the percussionists of Bang-on-a-Can.
8.00 Act 3
8.35 The Met Opera Quiz
William Livingstone puts listeners' questions to Carolyn Abbate , Speight Jenkins and Alan Wagner.
9.05 Acts 4 and 5
Another chance to hearthe five-part series broadcast last year in which
Sir John Drummond examines the state of opera in Britain since the Second World War.
1: A Place for Opera. Today he talks to the Earl of Harewood and Sir John Tooley , both former administrators of London's two main opera houses, about the postwar consolidation of the Royal Opera House, the creation of English National Opera and the setting of standards at Glyndebourne. Producer Martin Cotton (R)
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Philip Tagney
Jez Nelson introduces a session of solo piano from Keith Tippett , one of jazz's leading improvisers, in his first solo recording forthe BBC in 20 years. Producer Steve Shepherd
With Jonathan Swain.
1.00 Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 76 No 6 Mozart String Quartet in A, K464
1.50 CPE Bach Concerto in F, Wq46 2.15 Bach Cantata No 21: Ich Hatte Viet
Bekummernis2.50 Brahms Piano
Concerto No 1 in D minor 3.40 Schumann
Introduction and Allegro Appassionato in G, Op 923.55 Hetu Trumpet Concerto
4.15 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 4 7 (Kreutzer) 4.50 Mozart Hai Gia Vinta la
Causa (The Marriage of Figaro) 5.05 Busoni Kurze Stucke zurPflege des Polyphonen Spiels 5.25 Sibelius Symphony No 5