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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Bruckner Christus Factus Est St Paul's
Cathedral Choir, conductor John Scott
6.30 Clementi Symphony No 1 in C London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.00 Albeniz Suite Espanola No 1, Op 4 7 Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
7.30 Bartok Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.00 Sullivan The Chaunt of the Grail (King Arthur) RTE Chamber Choir and Concert Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny
8.30 Richard Rodney Bennett Elegy (Concerto for Stan Getz ) John Harle , BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Full details of Morningon 3's music are posted atwwwbbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: John Scott
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Andrew Penny
Conductor: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Stan Getz
Unknown: John Harle
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: David Nice recommends a recording of Prokofiev'sthird piano concerto, including versions by Martha Argerich and by the composer himself.
10.30 Hilary Finch surveys recent
Romantic opera recordings, including
Marschner's Der Vampyr, Verdi's Falstaff conducted by John Eliot Gardiner , Dvorak's Wanda and Janacek's Sarka.
11.00 An interview with countertenor
Michael Chance , who talks about Baroque and contemporary opera, and his new recording of songs by Thomas Campion.
11.25 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Henze Six Songs from the Arabian (excerpts) Ian Bostridge (tenor), Julius Drake (piano) 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

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Conducted By: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Michael Chance
Songs By: Thomas Campion.
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Tenor: Julius Drake
Producers: Andrew Lyle
Producers: Mark Lowther

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to journalist
Glyn Moody , who hasjust published Rebel Code: Linux and the Open Source Revolution, the story of the free "open source" movement in the computer business. Glyn Moody has also been involved in organising chamber concerts at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a Satie weekend at the Almeida
Festival. His choices range from Bach and the Viennese classics to Alkan, Satie, Sibelius and Asyla by Thomas Ades. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow at 6.30pm

Contributors

Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Glyn Moody
Unknown: Thomas Ades.
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Joanna MacGregor (piano) Barber Excursions, Op 20
George Crumb A Little Suite for Christmas, AD1979
Trad, arr MacGregor Russian Folk Songs Stravinsky Three Movements from "Petrushka " (piano transcription) (R)

Contributors

Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Unknown: George Crumb

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Szymanowski Masques, Op 34 Dennis Lee (piano)
Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op 133 Amadeus Quartet
Ippolitov-lvanov Suite: Caucasian Sketches Utah SO, conductor Maurice Abravanel
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice. BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Piano: Dennis Lee
Piano: Beethoven Grosse Fuge
Conductor: Maurice Abravanel
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Jazz Line-Up

A programme to mark the first anniversary of Jazz Line Up, recorded before an invited audience at Broadcasting House, Edinburgh, and featuring the Tommy Smith Group and the Nigel Clark Trio. Presented by Claire Martin , Stacey Kent and Brian Morton. Producer: Keith Loxam.
ADDRESS: Jazz Line-Up, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG E-MAIL: jazzlineup@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presented By: Claire Martin
Presented By: Stacey Kent
Presented By: Brian Morton.
Producer: Keith Loxam.
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Parsifal
Placido Domingo and John Tomlinson star in Richard Wagner 's final music drama, conducted by the artistic director of the New York Metropolitan Opera,
James Levine. The brotherhood of knights who guard the Holy Grail -the chalice used at the Last Supper- are facing extinction. Their King Amfortas, seduced by a temptress, has lost their other sacred relic -the spearthat pierced Christ's side -to the sorcerer Klingsor. Only a " pure fool, made wise through pity" can bring salvation. Then a passer-by shoots one of the knights' sacred swans. He's a goofy young man called Parsifal but old
Gurnemanz has a hunch about him. During the interval Rodney Milnes continues his series Opera Snaps- a sideways glance at each of this season's Met operas.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor James Levine Act
6.45 Interval: Wagner and the Philosophers At key points in his creative career, Wagner fell under the spell first of Nietzsche, then of Schopenhauer. What were the ideas that attracted him? And how did they affect his subsequent music?
7.15 Opera Snaps
7.25 Act 2
8.35 Interval: A Knight of Peace
Ecclesiologist Julian Litten joins Christopher Cook to explore the solid silver Edward VII memorial altar at Sandringham along with some earlierwork by its creators Barkentin and Krall, once one of the world's leading firms of silversmiths.
9.05 Act 3
Wagner's controversial masterpiece - Music: page 46

Contributors

Unknown: John Tomlinson
Unknown: Richard Wagner
Unknown: James Levine.
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Ecclesiologist Julian Litten
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Parsifal: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Gurnemanz: John Tomlinson(bass)
Kundry: Violetta Urmana (soprano)
Amfortas: Hans-Joachim Ketelsen (baritone)
Klingsor: Ekkehard Wiaschiha (bass)
Titurel: Raymond Aceto (bass)

: Stage Directions

John Drummond talks to leading figures in contemporary British theatre. 2: Another Part of the Forest
Giles Havergal , Tamara Malcolm and Terry Hands run regional theatres in Glasgow, Chipping Norton and Mold. They discuss their artistic policies and achievements, and where the money comes from.

Contributors

Talks: John Drummond
Unknown: Giles Havergal
Unknown: Tamara Malcolm
Unknown: Terry Hands

: Mixing It

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

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Jazz on 3

Orphy Robinson 's Code Five in Session
An exclusively recorded session featuring vibraphonist Orphy Robinson and his Code Five band. A one-time Jazz Warrior and Blue Note recording artist, Robinson's work with his current band explores "nouveau jazz swing", a form which combines straight-ahead jazz, West African influences and dance floor funk. Code Five features Jean Toussaint on saxophone, Pat Thomas on piano, Kenrick Rowe on drums and Gary Crosby on double bass.
Plus the pick of the best new jazz releases on CD. Presented by Jez Nelson.
Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathfyn Willgress

Contributors

Unknown: Orphy Robinson
Unknown: Jean Toussaint
Unknown: Pat Thomas
Piano: Kenrick Rowe
Piano: Gary Crosby
Presented By: Jez Nelson.
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Kathfyn Willgress

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Haydn Symphony No
22 in E flat (Philosopher) Peter Maxwell Davies A Reel of Seven Fishermen 1.45
Gideon Klein Piano Sonata 2.00 Palmyre
Buyst Violin Sonata in G 2.20 Hannikainen Piano Concerto, Op 7 2.55 Dvorak Mass in D, Op 86 3.35 CPE Bach Quartet in G for flute, viola and continuo, Wq95 3.55Couperin
Suite in G 4.15 Durante Concerto No 2 in G minor 4.35 Mielck Finnish Suite, Op 10
5.05 Haydn Sonata // (Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross) 5.15 Ton Bruynel Serene 5.25 JM Kraus Symphony in C minorS.45 Kaspar Forster Vanitas xVanitatum

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Peter Maxwell
Piano: Gideon Klein
Unknown: Dvorak Mass








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