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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington
Purcell Arise , My Muse (Birthday Ode for Mary II)
6.30 Szymanowski Symphony No 3 (Song of the Night)
7.00 Bach Concerto in Fin the Italian
Style, BWV971
7.25 D'lndy Poeme des Rivages
8.00 Beethoven Overture: The Ruins of Athens
8.30 Rimsky-Korsakov The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh
Full details of Momingon 3'smusic are posted atwwwbbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission

Contributors

Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Purcell Arise

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building Library: Rob Cowan recommends a recording of Elgar's Enigma Variations.
10.30 Philip Lane reviews some recent recordings of music by Gerald Finzi.
11.00 An interview with mezzo
Susan Graham about her recital disc of arias by Mozart and Gluck.
11.30 Radio 3 's Disc of the Week:
Vaughan Williams A London Symphony (Symphony No 2) (original 1913 version) (excerpt)
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
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: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Philip Lane
Music By: Gerald Finzi.
Unknown: Susan Graham
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Producers: Andrew Lyle
Producers: Mark Lowther

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets E Annie Proulx , author of The Shipping News, Accordion Crimes, and Close Range, a collection described as "Wyoming stories". Proulx's musical tastes include the Kronos Quartet playing John Adams and also accompanying the singer Don Walser , Gillian Welsh singing Morphone, Charley Haden and Pat Metheny in Spiritual, and accordion music from Louisiana by Austin Pitre. Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow at 3pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Annie Proulx
Unknown: John Adams
Singer: Don Walser
Singer: Gillian Welsh
Unknown: Charley Haden
Unknown: Pat Metheny
Producer: Wendy Thompson

: World Routes

Kershaw in Iraq. Afterthe Gulf War,
Saddam Hussein turned to music to help turn his country around, setting up new music radio and TV stations, establishing youth clubs fortraining in music, and generously supporting the best performers. Yet some Iraqi musicians have been persecuted, even executed, and many live in exile. In two programmes, Andy Kershaw explores Iraq and its music, talking to performers of Iraq's celebrated classical tradition, and encountering the wilder sounds of Iraq's gypsy community.

Contributors

Unknown: Saddam Hussein
Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Moscheles Concertante in F
Aurele Nicolet (flute), Heinz Holliger (oboe), Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eliahu Inbal
Rachmaninov Trio Elegiaque No 2 in D minor Moscow Rachmaninov Trio
Bach Cello Suite No 2 in D minor, BWV1008 Janos Starker
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners'
Choice, BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Flute: Heinz Holliger
Conductor: Eliahu Inbal
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Jazz Line-Up

Stacey Kent presents CDs and lists some of the great gigs around the UKthis week.
Producer Keith Loxam.
ADDRESS: JazzLine-Up. Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG E-MAIL: jazzlineup@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: 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.

: 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. 3: The Connection.There are no jazz songs celebrating heroin. Junk became associated .perhaps over associated, with the bebop revolution and is implicated in the early loss of dozens of musicians, including the greatest ofthem all. Or did Charlie Parker really die from eating too much chicken? (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Charlie Parker

: Dmitri Alexeev

(piano)
Tchaikovsky The Seasons, Op37b Prokofiev Five Sarcasms, Op 17
Rachmaninov Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor (revised version) (R)

: Opera on 3

The Makropulos Case
The last of his operas that Janacek lived to see performed, in Nikolaus Lehnhoff 's Glyndebourne Festival production.
Glyndebourne Chorus,
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Peter Eotvos

Contributors

Unknown: Nikolaus Lehnhoff
Conductor: Peter Eotvos
Emilia: Marty Anjasiija (soprano)
Albert Gregor: Par Undskog (tenor)
Baron Prus: Steven Page (bass)
Dr Kolenaty: Jonathan Veira (bass)
Vitek: Neil Jenkins (tenor)
Kristina: Linda Tuvas (soprano)
Janek: Timothy Robinson (tenor)
Hauk-Sendorf: Nigel Douglas (tenor)
Cleaner: Menai Davies (mezzo)
Stagehand: Jeremy Carpenter (baritone)
Chambermaid: Susan Gorton (soprano)

: Prazak Quartet Smetana

String Quartet No 2 in D minor (R)

: Another Country

Every year Bill Finnegan of The New Yorker meetsagroupof like-minded, middle-aged, professional men who probably should know better, to surf on a small mid-Atlantic island -the unwritten rules of the sport prevent him from revealing its name.

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Finnegan

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents a concert by Sinfonia 21 with soprano
Valdine Anderson and pianist Joanna MacGregor , conducted by Martyn Brabbins , at the Cheltenham International Festival of Music.
Julian Anderson Shir Hashrim (first performance, BBC commission)
Jonathan Harvey Bird Concerto with Pianosong (first performance; commissioned by Sinfonia 21 for Joanna MacGregor )
And Sarah Walker introduces performances by the BBC Singers, conducted by Stephen Cleobury , and three short pieces by Graham Fitkin recorded at last month's Bath New Music Weekend. Edward Cowie Phase Portraits; The Stillness between Two Waves Steve Marttand Summer Rounds
Graham Fitkin Beethoven 7; Bob; Bed

Contributors

Unknown: Verity Sharp
Soprano: Valdine Anderson
Pianist: Joanna MacGregor
Conducted By: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: Joanna MacGregor
Introduces: Sarah Walker
Conducted By: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Graham Fitkin
Unknown: Edward Cowie
Unknown: Graham Fitkin Beethoven

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Czech string quartets from last year's West Cork Chamber Music Festival, performed bythe Panocha Quartet.
Martinu String Quartet No 5 Janacek String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters)
1.50 Britten Nocturne, Op 60 2.15
Beethoven Six Bagatelles, Op 126 2.40 Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905) 3.35 Spohr Six German Songs, Op 103 4.05 Arvo Laitinen Scherzino
4.15 Kaspar Forster Vanitas Vanitatum
4.25 Andrea Gabriell Ricercardel primo tono alia quarta alta 4.40 Mozart, compi
Robert D Levin Horn Concerto in D,
K412/386b 4.50 Andrei Hnatyshyn Viruyu
5.05 Faure Nocturne in B flat, Op 3 7 5.20 Mozetich Procession 5.40 Beethoven
Ballet Music: Prometheus, Op 43

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Andrea Gabriell Ricercardel
Unknown: Andrei Hnatyshyn Viruyu








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