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: Morning on

With Martin Handley.
Vivaldi Magnificat in G minor,
RV610a Susan Gritton and Lisa Milne (sopranos), Catherine Denley (mezzo),
Lynton Atkinson (tenor), Choristers and Choir of the King's Consort, the King's Consort, conductor Robert King
6.25 Vorisek Symphony in D, Op 24 Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
7.00 Grieg Overture: In Autumn
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
7.25 Bartok Suite: Out of Doors
Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
8.00 Moulinie Consert de Differents
Oyseaux Le Poeme Harmonique, director Vincent Dumestre
8.35 Britten Phantasy for oboe and string trio, Op 2 Heinz Holliger (oboe), Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Thomas Demenga (cello)
Full detailsof Morning on 3'smusic are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Rv610a Susan Gritton
Sopranos: Lisa Milne
Sopranos: Catherine Denley
Tenor: Lynton Atkinson
Conductor: Robert King
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Piano: Stephen Kovacevich
Director: Vincent Dumestre
Violin: Thomas Zehetmair
Viola: Tabea Zimmermann
Cello: Thomas Demenga

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Rob Cowan recommends a recording of Janacek's
Sinfoniettafrom among those available.
10.10 A look at some recent reissues of historic recordings.
10.30 Roderick Swanston reviews some recent recordings of Baroque music, including Bach's Musical Offering, Vivaldi's Op8concertos and an investigation of Bach's musical library.
11.00 An interview with soprano Felicity Lott , whose recent recordings include an Offenbach opera, a recital of songs from Schubert to Rutter, and Poulenc's operatic monologues.
11.30 Disc of the Week: Music for string quartet by Anton Webern performed by the Artis Quartet of Vienna
Producers Mark Lowther and Andrew Lyle.
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: Roderick Swanston
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Unknown: Anton Webern
Producers: Mark Lowther
Producers: Andrew Lyle.

: Private Passions

Today Michael Berkeley 's guest is writer and journalist Andro Linklater , whose books range from a history of the Royal Highland Regiment to a biography of Compton Mackenzie , and Wild People, an account of his experience among the headhunters of Sarawak. His musical choices are equally eclectic, ranging from songs by Josephine Baker , Robert Burns and Marianne Faithfull to an opera by John Adams and Javanese gamelan music. Repeated tomorrow 3pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Andro Linklater
Unknown: Compton MacKenzie
Songs By: Josephine Baker
Songs By: Robert Burns
Songs By: Marianne Faithfull
Unknown: John Adams

: World Routes

Kora player Mory Kante from Guinea is best known for his 1987 worldwide hit
Yeke Yeke , which remains one of the biggest-selling singles ever to come from an African musician. Hejoins Lucy Duran to perform songs from his long-awaited new album. Other new releases from around the world are reviewed by Ian Anderson and Eugene Skeef.

Contributors

Unknown: Mory Kante
Unknown: Yeke Yeke
Musician: Hejoins Lucy Duran
Reviewed By: Ian Anderson
Reviewed By: Eugene Skeef.

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter presents a selection of listeners' requests, today including: Brahms Violin Sonata No 1 in G, Op 78
David Oistrakh (violin), Frida Bauer (piano) Bach, arr Busoni Chorale Prelude: Nun Komm' derHeiden Heiland , BWV659 Alfred Brendel (piano)
Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto
Bibi Black , Moscow Chamber Orchestra, conductor Constantine Orbelian
Producer Christina Pritchard. ADDRESS: Listeners'
Choice, BBC Birmingham. B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Violin: David Oistrakh
Violin: Frida Bauer
Unknown: Derheiden Heiland
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Bibi Black
Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
Producer: Christina Pritchard.

: Jazz Line-Up

Jamaican-born Pianist Monty Alexander in concert at this year's Brecon Jazz Festival with the BBC Big Band, conducted by Barry Forgie. Introduced 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

Pianist: Monty Alexander
Conducted By: Barry Forgie.
Introduced By: Stacey Kent.
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.

: Jazz File

Miles Davis. In 1975 chronic illness forced the trumpeter to give up playing. Ian Carr talks to Davis's daughter Cheryl, bassist Dave Holland and to saxophonists Dave Liebman and Bill Evans about how they helped Davis resume his career in 1981.

Contributors

Talks: Ian Carr
Bassist: Dave Holland
Unknown: Dave Liebman
Unknown: Bill Evans

: Opera on 3

Saint Francois d'Assise
A rare concert performance of Messiaen's only opera, given at this year's Edinburgh International Festival. Completed when he was 75, the series of eight tableaux form a magnificent summation of the composer's lifelong preoccupations with the musical celebrations of nature, joy and the mysteries offaith. Introduced by Sarah Walker
Edinburgh Festival Chorus, chorus master David Jones , Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Reinbert de Leeuw
Scene 1: The Cross; Scene 2: Lauds;
Scene 3: The Kissing of the Leper; Scene 4: The Journeying Angel; Scene 5: The Angel-Musician;
Scene 6: The Sermon to the Birds
9.25 Interval George Benjamin talks about his studies with Messiaen and the enormous influence his teacher had on two generations of young composers.
9.40 Scene 7: The Stigmata;
Scene 8: Death and the New Life

Contributors

Introduced By: Sarah Walker
Chorus Master: David Jones
Talks: George Benjamin
Saint Frangois: David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)
L'Ange: Heidi Grant Murphy (soprano)
Frere Massee: Toby Spence (tenor)
Frere Leon: Christopher Maltman (baritone)
Le Lepreux: Stuart Kale (tenor)
Frere Elie: James Gilchrist (tenor)
Frere Bernard: Frederic Caton (bass)
Frere Sylvestre: Ivor Klayman (bass)
Frere Rufin: Peter Cannell (baritone)

: The Brains Trust

Edna Longley , Professor of Modern British and Irish Literature at Queen's University in Belfast, scientist Steven Rose , theologian Tom Wright and historian
Theodore Zeldinjoin Joan Bakewell to answer questions sent in by listeners. Producer Anna Cox

Contributors

Unknown: Edna Longley
Unknown: Modern British
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Tom Wright
Unknown: Theodore Zeldinjoin
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Anna Cox

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents a concert recorded at last month's Warsaw Autumn festival.
Simon Joly conducts the BBC Singers with Michael Chance (countertenor) and Artur Pachlewski (clarinet) in music by British and Polish composers, including the first performances of Anthony Powers's BBC commission A Picture of the World and Jerzy Kornowicz 's Renegis, and James Dillon 's Viriditas.

Contributors

Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Simon Joly
Clarinet: Artur Pachlewski
Clarinet: Jerzy Kornowicz
Unknown: James Dillon

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. wMahler Symphony No 5
2.25 Suk Mass in B flat (Krecovicka)
2.50 Paganini Caprices, Op 1: Nos 13-24
3.30 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor4.05 Franck Organ Piece in A
4.15 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in E flat, Op 3 No 4 4.30 Palestrina Missa sine Nomine 4.50 Zbinden Orchalau -
Concerto, Op 38 5.05 Otto Deutsch
Overture: The Croatian Girl 5.20 Melartin
Easy Pieces, Op 1215.40 Wagner
Prelude; Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Palestrina Missa
Unknown: Zbinden Orchalau
Unknown: Otto Deutsch








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