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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson. Balakirev Fantasy on Themes from
Glinka's "A Life for the Tsar"
Alexander Paley (piano)
6.50 Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending lona Brown (violin), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
7.05 Bartok Transylvanian Dances (arr from Piano Sonatina) Budapest FO/lvan Fischer
7.45 Enescu Konzertstuck
Yuri Bashmet (viola), Mikhail Muntian (piano)
8.00 Smetana Overture: The Bartered
Bride Czech PO, conductor Zdenek Kosier
8.30 Chavez El Tropico (Caballos de Vapor) Simon Bolivar SO, conductor EduardoMata
8.50 Martinu LeJazz Lubomir Panek
Singers, Prague SO/Zbynek Vostrak Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/factsheets a few days before transmission

Contributors

Piano: Alexander Paley
Piano: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Enescu Konzertstuck
Viola: Yuri Bashmet
Viola: Mikhail Muntian
Conductor: Zdenek Kosier
Conductor: Chavez El Tropico

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library Peter Paul Nash recommends a version of Stravinsky's Violin Concerto.
10.30 William Mival reviews new releases of piano music, including Grieg's Lyric
P/ecesfrom Mikhail Pletnev , Mozart piano sonatas from Alfred Brendei , Chopin mazurkas from Frederic Chiu , Liszt's
Transcendental Studies from Alfredo Perl and a recital disc from Alex Slobodyanik.
11.00 An interview with conductor
Richard Hickox , who talks about his career in the recording studio, including his recent Haydn Mass project and his recordings of operas by Britten and Prokofiev's War and Peace.
11.30 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Mahler, reconstrCooke Symphony No 10 (lstmvt) Berlin PO, conductor Simon Rattle 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: Peter Paul Nash
Unknown: William Mival
Unknown: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Alfred Brendei
Unknown: Frederic Chiu
Unknown: Alfredo Perl
Unknown: Alex Slobodyanik.
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Andrew Lyle
Producers: Susan Kenyon

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is Robert Temple, visiting professor of humanities, history and philosophy of science at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and an expert in Oriental studies and optometrics. His new book, The Crystal Sun, reveals his startling discoveries concerning light technology in ancient civilisations. His musical passions range from the howling of wolves to Bach, Tartini, Scriabin, Saint-Saens and Marais.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London, presented by Stephanie Hughes. Trio Jean Paul
Beethoven Piano Trio in G, Op 1 No 2
Martin Trio on Popular Irish Melodies (R)

Contributors

Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Jean Paul

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
KA Hartmann Symphony No 5 (Sinfonia Concertante) Bamberg Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Ingo Metzmacher
Jim Parker Mississippi Five Albion Ensemble Luigini Suite: Ballet Egyptien, Op 12 RPO, conductor Anatole Fistoulari
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham. B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Ingo MetzmacHer
Conductor: Jim Parker Mississippi
Conductor: Anatole Fistoulari
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Jazz Line-Up

This week's programme features a new work by BBC Big Band saxophonist Martin Williams. His Century Suite was commissioned by Birmingham Jazz and the Arts Council and features the BBC Big Band under Barrie Forgie with guest soloist Bobby Watson (alto sax). Claire Martin talks to Martin Williams about the composition. Producer Keith Loxam. E-MAIL: [Address Removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Williams.
Unknown: Barrie Forgie
Soloist: Bobby Watson
Talks: Claire Martin
Unknown: Martin Williams
Producer: Keith Loxam.

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners' requests forjazz records.
Producer FelixCarey. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London. W1A4WW FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Jazz File Ascension

In the last of a four-part series exploring John Coltrane 's landmark album
Ascension, Alyn Shipton looks ahead to the saxophonist's final years, in which he was increasingly concerned with spiritual concerns as he battled with the effects of livercancer. Producer Terry Carter

Contributors

Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producer: Terry Carter

: Opera on 3: The Philosopher's Stone

In 1997 the American musicologist David Buch hit the headlines with the news that a fairy-tale opera produced in Vienna in 1790 - by the company which premiered The
Magic Flute a year later - included previously undiscovered music by Mozart. But what is just as surprising about Der Stein der Weisen - as can be heard in this broadcast of its British premiere in English from the Hampstead and Highgate Festival - is the high quality of the other numbers by Mozart's less famous collaborators Geri, Henneberg, Schack and Schikaneder.
New Company, Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Harry Bicket

Contributors

Musicians: Collegium Musicum
Conductor: Harry Bicket
Nadir: Huw Rhys-Evans (tenor)
Nadine: Carolyn Sampson (soprano)
Lubano: Stephen Roberts (baritone)
Lubanara, his new wife: Nicki Kennedy (soprano)
Astromonte, beneficent god: Agustin Pruneh-Friend (tenor)
Eutifronte, evil god: Graeme Danby (bass)
Genie: Mhairi Lawson (soprano)
Sadik, Nadir's father: Mark Evans (baritone)

: Leon McCawley

A recital bythe pianist Leon McCawley. Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K330 Schumann Kreisleriana , Op 16 (R)

Contributors

Pianist: Leon McCawley.
Unknown: Schumann Kreisleriana

: And the Band Played On

Last in the series of programmes in which John Drummond looks at the state of orchestral life in Britain.
6: Strategies or Solutions
In the final programme John Drummond talks to Chris Smith , Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, about the prospects for orchestras in the future, and to Libby MacNamara of the Association of British Orchestras and previous contributors to the series about last autumn's financial settlement from the Arts Council. Producer Martin Cotton

Contributors

Unknown: John Drummond
Talks: John Drummond
Unknown: Chris Smith
Unknown: Libby MacNamara
Producer: Martin Cotton

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Felix Carey

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Producer: Felix Carey

: Jazz on 3

John Law has been heralded as one of Europe's leading improvisational pianists. Tonight's programme features his latest project Abacus in a concert given at this year's Bath International Festival. Law is joined by John Lloyd (saxophones),
American bassist Tim Wells and Anthony Braxton collaborator Gerry Hemingway (drums). Producer Steve Shepherd

Contributors

Unknown: John Law
Unknown: John Lloyd
Bassist: Tim Wells
Bassist: Anthony Braxton
Unknown: Gerry Hemingway
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. The Chilingrian
String Quartet perform Chausson String Quartet in C minor, Op 35 Nielsen String Quartet No 3, Op 14 Schoenberg
Verklarte Nacht2.30 Glazunov Ballet: The Seasons 3.05 Bach Cantata No 35: Geist und Seele Wird Verwirret3.35 Barber Violin Concerto 4.05 Berlioz Overture: King Lear
4.20 Prokofiev Sarcasmes , Op 174.25 J Strauss (son) Paraphrase on "The Blue Danube "4.50 Palestrina Motet: Tu Es
Petrus 5.05 Mozart Exsultate Jubilate,
K165 5.25 Marais Les Folies d'Espagne
5.35 Raitio Moonlight on Jupiter, Op 24
5.45 Durante Harpsichord Concerto in B flat

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Prokofiev Sarcasmes
Unknown: Raitio Moonlight








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