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: Morning on

Edward Seckerson. Gounod , transcr Liszt Berceuse: Les Sabeennes (La Reine de Saba)
6.25 Massenet Piano Concerto in E flat
7.05 Cowell Air for violin and orchestra
7.25 Hanson Symphony No 2 (Romantic)
8.00 Trad, arr Hoist / Love My Love
8.50 Berlioz Love Scene (Romeo and Juliet)
8.40 Bernstein Tonight (West Side Story) Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/playlistsafewdaysbefore transmission


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Martin Cotton recommends a version of Rachmaninov's
Symphonic Dances from the available recordings, including one conducted by its dedicatee Eugene Ormandy and one from the Russian National Orchestra under
Mikhail Pletnev.
10.30 Ivan Hewitt surveys
Claudio Abbado 's latest Beethoven symphony cycle with the Berlin Philharmonic using the new critical edition, and compares it with Abbado's s own previous version and with David Zinman 's cycle.
11.00 An interview with Robert van Bahr about the philosophy behind his Swedish record label BIS.
11.40 Radio 3 's Disc of the Week:
Reinhard Keiser Croesus
Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)
Werner Gura (tenor), Roman Trekel
(baritone), Klaus Hager and Johannes Mannov (basses), Akademie fur Alte Musik , Berlin, director Rene Jacobs Producers Andrew Lyle and Mark Lowther
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: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Mikhail Pletnev.
Unknown: Ivan Hewitt
Unknown: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: David Zinman
Unknown: Robert van Bahr
Unknown: Reinhard Keiser Croesus
Soprano: Dorothea Roschmann
Tenor: Werner Gura
Baritone: Klaus Hager
Baritone: Johannes Mannov
Unknown: Alte Musik
Director: Rene Jacobs
Producers: Andrew Lyle
Producers: Mark Lowther

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is the philosopher, lecturer and journalist
AC Grayling, who hasjust published a biography of the early 19th-century critic and essayist William Hazlitt. Grayling's musical choices range from a Schubert piano piece and chamber works by Haydn, Brahms and Debussy to a Bach cantata, Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and an aria from Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Executive producer Wendy Thompson


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: William Hazlitt.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Leopold String Trio
Boccherini Trio in C minor, Op 14 No 2 Sibelius Trio in G minor
Reger Trio in A minor (R)

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Strauss Four Last Songs Lisa delta Casa
(soprano), Vienna PO, conductor Karl Bohm Chopin Fantasie in F minor, Op 49 Witold Malcuzynski (piano)
Tubin Symphony No 2 (Legendary)
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


Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Karl Bohm
Conductor: Chopin Fantasie
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin presents good wishes for the new year from some of the UK's finestjazz performers.
Producer: Keith Loxam.
ADDRESS: JazzLine-Up, Room 220. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow, G12 8DG E-MAIL: jazzlineup@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Claire Martin
Producer: Keith Loxam.

: 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


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Felix Carey.

: Jazz File

John Surman 's World of Jazz. In his final look at the connections between world music and jazz, John Surman investigates
Scandinavian and other European folk songs. He discusses this with Karin Krog , with illustrations by the Brazz Brothers and Per Husby , and looks at how the Alpine tradition of band music has combined with the jazz of George Grunz and Wolfgang PuShnig. Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: Karin Krog
Unknown: Per Husby
Unknown: George Grunz
Unknown: Wolfgang Pushnig.
Producer: Terry Carter

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Fidelio
Beethoven's heroine Leonore cunningly dresses herself as a young man (Fidelio) so that she can smuggle herself into the jail where her husband - a political prisoner - is in the clutches of his arch enemy, the prison governor Don Pizarro. Can Leonore intervene to save her husband's life? And
Rodney Milnes continues his series Opera Snaps-a sideways glance at each of this season's works.
Beethoven Fidelio
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
7.45 Interval: Met Opera Quiz
Brian Zeger puts listeners' questions to Ken Benson , David Hamilton and Sarah Bryan Miller.
8.15 Act 2


Unknown: Don Pizarro.
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Brian Zeger
Unknown: Ken Benson
Unknown: David Hamilton
Unknown: Sarah Bryan Miller.
Leonore: Kartta Mattlla (soprano)
Marzelline: Hei-Kyung Hong(soprano)
Florestan: Ben Heppner (tenor)
Jacquino: Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
Don Pizaro: Sergle Leiferkus (baritone)
Rocco: Rene Pape (bass)
Don Fernando: James Morris (bass)
First prisoner: Charles Castronovo (tenor)
Second prisoner: Alfred Walker (bass)

: Mendelssohn

String Quintet in A, Op 18
Carmina Quartet, Bruno Guiranna (viola) (R)


Viola: Bruno Guiranna

: The Wire

Lives out of Step
By Kaite O'Reilly. A constantly shifting soundscape of two lives intertwined - a woman and her son. One an emigre, beached in an overheated retirement home, the other an environmentalist caught in a frozen Antarctic sea with the voices of his heroes Shackleton and Scott.
Director David Hunter


Unknown: Kaite O'Reilly.
Director: David Hunter
Mother: Phylllda Law
Son: Douglas Hodge
Mother past: Kazia Pelka
Boy: Tawno Harper
Helper: Alex Trinder
Glasgee: Kenny Blyth
Activist: Daniel O'Grady
Edie: Rlchenda Carey
Ponting: Terence Edmond
Scott: David Holt
Shackleton: Andrew Wincott

: Mixing It

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


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson introduces another chance to hear highlights of exclusive studio sessions and live gigs broadcast last year. Including performances by Keith Tippett , Norma
Winstone^the Partisans and Andrew Hill. Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress


Unknown: Keith Tippett

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini;
Capriccio Italien: Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) 2.25 Visee Suite No 12 in E minor 2.45 Kodaly Missa Brevis
3.20 Britten Piano Concerto
3.50 Purcell Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary: Come Ye Sons of Art Away
4.15 Mozart, arr Danzi Duos from "Cosi Fan Tutte "4.25 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Antony)
5.00 Mozart, arr Liszt Fantasia on Two Themes from "Le Nozze di Figaro
5.15 Arthur Benjamin Overture to an Italian Comedy 5.30 Telemann Sonata in A (Der Getreue Music-Meister)
5.40 Sweelinck Motet: Qui Vult Venire Post Me 5.50 Piazzolla Adios Nonino


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Francesca
Unknown: Danzi Duos
Unknown: Arthur Benjamin Overture

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