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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Honegger Pastorale d'Ete French National Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
6.30 Hahn Piano Concerto No 1 in E
Stephen Coombs , BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce
7.00 Stravinsky Ballet: Jeu de Cartes Chicago SO, conductor Georg So Iti
7.30 Kodaly Summer Evening Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
8.00 Mossolov The Iron Foundry, Op 19 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
8.30 Stravinsky Second Suite London Sinfonietta, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Full details of Morning on 3'smusic are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Unknown: Stephen Coombs
Conductor: Jean-Yves Ossonce
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Martin Cotton surveys the available recordings of Tippett's Fantasia Concertante on a theme ofCorelli.
10.30 Roderick Swanston reviews some recent recordings of chamber music, including late Beethoven quartets from the Kodaly and Lindsay Quartets.
11.00 An interview with conductor David Parry about Chandos's Opera in English series.
11.30 Radio 3 's Disc of the Week:
Charpentier Histoires Sacrees II Seminario Musicale , director Gerard Lesne
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: Roderick Swanston
Conductor: David Parry
Unknown: Charpentier Histoires Sacrees
Unknown: Ii Seminario Musicale
Director: Gerard Lesne
Producers: Andrew Lyle
Producers: Mark Lowther

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is
Nicholas Hytner , who is currently directing Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale at the Royal National Theatre. Laterthis summer he directs Mother Clap 's Molly House, a new play by Mark Ravenhill , in the Lyttelton
Theatre. His musical choices range from songs bySondheim and Ella Fitzgerald to a Handel aria, a Haydn stringquartet, a Stravinsky ballet and a movement from Janacek's Sinfonietta.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow at 3pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Nicholas Hytner
Unknown: Mother Clap
Play By: Mark Ravenhill
Play By: Ella Fitzgerald
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: World Routes

Lucy Duran is joined for a review of new
CDs of world music by Robin Denselow and by Spanish radio presenter
Lara Lopez , who highlights the newest trends in flamenco. There's also music from Congolese singer Sam Mangwana.

Contributors

Unknown: Lucy Duran
Music By: Robin Denselow
Presenter: Lara Lopez
Singer: Sam Mangwana.

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Poulenc Eight Nocturnes Paul Crossley (piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 4 7 (Kreutzer) Jacques Thibaud , Alfred Cortot (piano)
Roy Harris Symphony No 7 Philhadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy ProducerChristina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners'
Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Piano: Paul Crossley
Unknown: Jacques Thibaud
Piano: Alfred Cortot
Piano: Roy Harris
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Conductor: Producerchristina Pritchard.

: Jazz Line-Up

This week Claire Martin features
Ian Ballamy (saxophone) and Stian Carstensen (accordion/banjo) recorded at this year's Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Plus gig news and jazz on record. Producer Keith Loxam.
ADDRESS: Jazz Line-Up. Room 220. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow, G12 8DG
E-MAIL: jazzlineup@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Ian Ballamy
Accordion: Stian Carstensen
Producer: Keith Loxam.

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer James Birtwistle. 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: James Birtwistle.

: Chant of the Weed

Another chance to hear the series in which
Brian Morton explores the strange relationship between jazz, the creative process and mind-altering substances.
1: The Weed Smoker's Dream. Tea, Mary Jane , Jive, Reefer, Gage: Marijuana was one of the drugs that fuelled Chicago's jazz scene and indeed the whole of jazz during the twenties and thirties. And it wasn't even illegal. (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Mary Jane

: Alma Petchersky

Scriabin Piano Sonata No 3 in F sharp minor, Op 23

: Opera on 3: Tamerlano

A rare chance to hear one of Handel's greatest operas in Jonathan Miller's production for the City of London Festival, live from Sadler's Wells. Handel wrote "Tamerlano" at the peak of his powers in 1724 and filled it with music of vivid drama and searing beauty. Love, hatred and revenge stalk the corridors of power in the brooding atmosphere of the 15th-century Ottoman court where the tyrannical Emperor Tamerlano holds prisoner the defeated Turkish Sultan Bajazet and his daughter Asteria. Tamerlano schemes to renounce his betrothed Irene and marry Asteria instead. But his confidant, Andronico, also loves Asteria and sets out to win her himself.
English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock Parti
8.30 Twenty Minutes
Jonathan Miller, director of this production of Handel's "Tamerlano", talks about the formality of the opera and the intensity of the emotional range conveyed in the music. He discusses how he has tried to convey this intensity by the restrained and stylised gestures of his actors, and how the passion for Orientalism in the 18th century makes the opera, then as now, "something from elsewhere and from elsewhen".
8.50 Part 2

Contributors

Opera production/Speaker (interval): Jonathan Miller
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Tamerlano: Monica Bacelli (soprano)
Bajazet: Thomas Randle (tenor)
Asteria: Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz (soprano)
Andronico: Graham Pushee (counter)
Irene: Anna Bonltatibus (mezzo)
Leone: Antonio Abete (bass)

: Another Country

A A series of personal essays in which eight writers embark on ajourneyto another country, to their past, orto a familiar place seen through new eyes.
1: Exile, lain Sinclair explores exile and asylum on the south coast of England, encountering asylum seekers living in redundant seaside guest houses.

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker presents a programme devoted to a concert given by Nosferatu at the Oxford Festival of Contemporary Music, featuring works by Joe Cutler ,
Jacob terVeldhuis , Jonathan Powell , Paul Newland and Frederic Rzewski.

Contributors

Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Joe Cutler
Unknown: Jacob Terveldhuis
Unknown: Jonathan Powell
Unknown: Paul Newland
Unknown: Frederic Rzewski.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) Mozart Requiem , K626
2.10 Bach Violin Sonata No 1 in G,
BWV1001 2.30 Moyzes Symphony No 1
3.10 Arnold, arr Paynter Little Suite No 1 for brass band 3.20 Ravel, arr Mclntyre Suite: Ma Mere I 'Oye 3.30
Schumann Humoreske in B flat. Op 20 3.55 Brahms Two Motets, Op 29 4.10 Haydn Symphony No 4 in D 4.20 Hindemith Trauermusik
4.35 Bizet Carmen: Suite No 2
4.55 Beethoven Overture: Egmont
5.05 Geminiani Concerto Grosso No 4 in B minor 5.15 Kuhlau Piano Sonata in F, Op 52 No 1 5.25 Handel Sonata in C minor, HWV386a 5.40 Glazunov Lyric Poem in 0 flat, Op 12
5.50 J Strauss (son) Overture: Der Zigeunerbaron

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Mozart Requiem
Unknown: Schumann Humoreske








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