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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Corelli Trio Sonata in B flat, Op 3 No 3
6.30 Beethoven Quintet in E flat for oboe, bassoon and three horns
7.00 Schumann Drei Fantasiestucke , Op 111
7.40 Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical)
8.00 Bach Komm Susser Tod, BWV4 78
8.40 Dohnanyi Symphony No 2 (4th mvt) Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission

Contributors

Horns: Schumann Drei Fantasiestucke

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Rodney Milnes recommends a recording of Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana from the currently available selection.
10.30 Jeremy Summerly reviews recent choral discs with Passiontide and Easter themes, including Bach's St Matthew Passion with Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
11.00 A 50th birthday interview with cellist Julian Lloyd Webber
11.25 Radio 3's Disc of the Week:
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 2
David Oistrakh , USSR State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Evgeny Svetlanov 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: Rodney Milnes
Unknown: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
Unknown: Julian Lloyd Webber
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Conductor: Evgeny Svetlanov
Producers: Andrew Lyle
Producers: Mark Lowther

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is the potter Elizabeth Fritsch, who trained as a musician at the Royal Academy of Music before deciding on a professional career workingwith ceramics. Her choices range from a mass by Guillaume de Machaut, through Bach, Schumann and Berg to works by Shostakovich and Schnittke. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow at 3pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Miah Persson (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Schubert Suleika I; LiedderMignon; Ganymed; Suleika //
Debussy Nuit d'Etoiles; Zéphyr; Aimons Nous et Dormons; Fete Galante; Pierrot Grieg God Morgen; Det Forste Mode;
Solveigs Sang; Verldens Gang; En Drom(R)

Contributors

Soprano: Miah Persson
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Piano: Schubert Suleika
Unknown: Aimons Nous

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Leighton Household Pets, Op 86
Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor Revueltas Suite: La Noche de los Mayas Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners'
Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Jazz Line-Up

A programme of new and not-so-new CDs, plus a look at who's on where and when around the UK. Presented by Stacey Kent. 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: Stacey Kent.
Producer: Keith Loxam.
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: 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.

: Jazz Hie

Downtown Avant-Garde - the Music of John Zorn
Another chance to hear a series built on a rare in-depth interview withjazz saxophonist John Zorn. With Steve Beresford.
2: The Big Gundown. In the early eighties Zorn paid tribute to some of his musical heroes, reinventing the work of Morricone and Sonny Clark , and developed his file-card technique of composition. (R)

Contributors

Unknown: John Zorn
Unknown: John Zorn.
Unknown: Steve Beresford.
Unknown: Sonny Clark

: Opera on 3

Uve from the Met: Ariadne aufNaxos
Greek myth meets Harlequinade in Richard Strauss 's sparkling comedy. A nouveau riche Viennese decrees thattwo shows should be given simultaneously for the entertainment of his guests, and so the grieving Ariadne, whom Theseus has abandoned on the Island of Naxos, is surprised by a troupe of comedians. They set about comforting Ariadne, explaining that all she needs is a new man, until the timely arrival of the god Bacchus sorts everything out. 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 Prologue
7.15 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Steven Blier puts listeners' questions to Brian Zeger , Stephen A Brown and William Fulton.
7.40 Opera Snaps
7.50 Ariadne auf Naxos

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Steven Blier
Unknown: Brian Zeger
Unknown: Stephen A Brown
Unknown: William Fulton.
Ariadne: Deborah Voigt(soprano)
Zerbinetta: Natalie Dessay(soprano)
Composer: Susanne Mentzer(mezzo-Soprano)
Bacchus: Richard Margison(tenor)
Echo: Korilss Uecker (soprano)
Najade: Joyce Guyer(soprano)
Dryade: Jane Bunnell(mezzo-Soprano)
Dancing master: Graham Clark(tenor)
Music Master: Wolfgang Brendel(baritone)
Brighella: Gregory Turay(tenor)
Scaramuccio: Eric Cutler(tenor)
Harlequin: Mark Oswald(baritone)
Truffaldino: Paul Pllshka(bass)

: Facing the Music

A series about writers on musicians, commissioned with BBC Music Magazine. A Foot Soldier in God's Floating Army
Garrison Keillor celebrates his violinist wife and explains hergolden rules for performing.

Contributors

Unknown: Garrison Keillor

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Janet Hilton (clarinet), conductor Rumon Gamba
John McCabe Clarinet Concerto

Contributors

Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Clarinet: John McCabe

: Stage Directions

A series in which John Drummond talks to leading figures in contemporary British theatre. 3:A Stream of Words
In his recent book The Full Room, Dominic Dromgoole writes about more than 100 living British playwrights. He discusses his conclusions, while Mark Ravenhill and David Hare give a more personal view of their approach to playwriting.

Contributors

Talks: John Drummond
Unknown: Dominic Dromgoole
Unknown: Mark Ravenhill
Unknown: David Hare

: 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

Geri Allen Trio. A concert by American pianist and composer Geri Allen , recorded at the end of last month at the Pizza
Express club in London. Featuring bassist Billy Johnson and Mark Johnson on drums. Presented by Jez Nelson. Jazz on 3 moves to a new slot this Friday at 11.30pm. Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress

Contributors

Unknown: Geri Allen Trio.
Unknown: Geri Allen
Bassist: Billy Johnson
Bassist: Mark Johnson
Presented By: Jez Nelson.
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Kathryn Willgress

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Tilson Thomas Agnegram Brahms, orch
Schoenberg Piano Quartet in G minor, Op 25
1.50 Beethoven Violin Sonata in C minor,
Op 30 No 2 2.15 Reger 0 Tod Wie Bitter Bist Du, Op 110 No 2.25 Mozart Fantasy in C minor, K396 2.35 Bach Violin Partita No 1, BWV1002 3.00 JC Bach Mein Freundin Du
BistSchon 3.25 Narvaez Los SeysLibrosdel Delphin de Musica 3.40 Cavalll Plainsong Antiphon and Magnificat 4.05 Uszt
Tarantella (Venezia e Napoli) 4.15
Abel Symphony in A, Op 10 No 6 4.35 Gade At Sunset 4.45 Francaix Eight Exotic Dances
5.05 Kraus Symphony in C minor (Symphonie Funebre) 5.30 Haydn Piano Trio in F, H XV4
5.45 Mozart, arr Uszt Fantasia on two themes from "Le Nozze di Figaro

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Abel Symphony








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