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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.

Beethoven Trio in C, Op 87 Consortium Classicum

6.40 Bach Concerto in C for three harpsichords, BWV1064 Kenneth Gilbert and Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichords), English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)

7.00 Bach French Suite in B minor, BWV814 AndrasSchiff (piano)

7.25 Kernis Air/Ground (Symphony No 2) CBSO, conductor Hugh Wolf

8.00 Nielsen Incidental music: Hagbarth and Signe Nis Bank Mikkelsen (narrator), Henriette Bonde-Hansen (soprano), Lars Thodberg Bertelsen (baritone), Odense Philharmonic Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tamas Veto

8.40 Schumann Papillons , Op 2 Claudio Arrau (piano)

Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at [web address removed] a few days before transmission


Presenter: Martin Handley

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Ivan Hewett recommends a recording of Faure's song cycle La Bonne Chanson.
10.10 A look at some recent reissues.
10.30 David Nice reviews new orchestral releases, including Riccardo Chailly conducting Bartok, Pierre Boulez conducting Stravinsky and Esa-Pekka Salonen in a programme of his own music.
11.00 An interview with harpsichordist and conductor Christophe Rousset about his latest release of music by Forqueray.
11.30 Disc of the Week: Bruckner
Symphony No 8 in C minor (original version) (excerpt) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Gunter Wand 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


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: David Nice
Unknown: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Christophe Rousset
Producers: Mark Lowther
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to Peter Kemp , fiction editor and chief fiction reviewer of the Sunday Times. His choices include works by Schubert, Beethoven and Bach, and excerpts from operas by Verdi, Puccini and Wagner. Repeated tomorrow 3pm


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Peter Kemp

: World Routes

Lucy Duran presents young and rarely heard musicians from West Africa.
Proteges of Youssou N'Dour, Pape and Cheikh from Senegal warm up the crowd each weekend at the Thiosanne night club in Dakar. World Routes recorded an exclusive session by the duo at N'Dour's famous Xippi Studios in Dakar. Plus an acoustic set from singer-songwriter
Manecas Costa from Guinea-Bisau, who talks about his homeland and his music.


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Singer-Songwriter: Manecas Costa

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter presents this week's selection of listeners' requests, including: Larsson Violin Concerto Leo Berg ,
Stockholm PO, conductor StigWesterberg Rawsthome Gus the Theatre Cat
(Practical Cats) Robert Donat (speaker),
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Bliss Meditations on a theme of John Blow
CBSO, conductor Vernon Handley
Producer Anthony Sellors. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice. BBC Birmingham, B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Leo Berg
Unknown: Robert Donat
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Producer: Anthony Sellors.

: Jazz Line-Up

Brian Morton picks some of the guests and bands introduced by Claire Martin and Stacey Kent over the last 12 months, including Andy Summers, Tania Maria, Alan Ganley, Alan Skidmore and Ian Shaw.
Address: Jazz Line-Up, [address removed]. E-Mail: [email address removed]


Presenter: Brian Morton
Producer: Keith Loxam

: 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


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Felix Carey.

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Don Carlos

Verdi's five-act spectacular, composed for the Paris Opera in 1867, was inspired by Schiller's dramatic poem and sets its main characters against the background of the Spanish Inquisition.
When the idealistic Don Carlos loses his beloved Elisabeth of Valois to a political marriage with his own father, Philip II, a confrontation ensues in which the fates of both the individual and the state are at stake.

During the interval Rodney Milnes continues his series Opera Snaps - a sideways glance at each of this season's Met operas.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor Valery Gergiev
Acts l and 2
7.40 Interval: New York Collections
Tim Marlow visits The Cloisters, part of the Metropolitan Museum devoted to medieval acquisitions, including five cloisters and an apse transported stone by stone from Europe to the United States.
8.05 Act 3
8.40 The Met Opera Quiz
Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, [address removed]
9.05 Opera Snaps
With Rodney Milnes.
9.10 Acts 4 and 5

(Broadcast Guide: For a free copy of the Met Broadcast Guide, call the BBC Information line on [number removed])


Musicians: Chorus and Orchestra of the New York Metropolitan Opera
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Presenter (Interval): Tim Marlow
Presenter (Opera Snaps): Rodney Milnes
Elisabeth: Galina Gorchakova (soprano)
Eboli: Dolora Zajick (mezzo)
Don Carlos: Richard Margison (tenor)
Rodrigo: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone)
King Philip: Samuel Ramey (bass)
Grand Inquisitor: Paata Burchuladze (bass)

: The Wire

Freefall. By Debbie Green. Given up for adoption and passed from one foster parent to another, Little Bit manages to create her own little bit of love, only to have it cruelly taken away.
Director Mary Peate


Unknown: Debbie Green
Director: Mary Peate
Little Bit: Nadine Marshall
Flower Man: Rudolph Walker
Moms 1: Michele Austin
Pops 1: Roger Griffths
Moms 2: Linda Basset
Bop 2: Eddie Nestor
Luke: David Carr
Moms 5: Angela Wynter

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents The Openingofthe Mouth, Richard Barrett 's large-scale work for voices, instruments and electronics. It explores themes of death and the underworld from ancient Egyptian rituals and the poetry of Paul Celan. Simon Hewett directs the Australian ensemble Elision.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Richard Barrett
Unknown: Paul Celan.
Unknown: Simon Hewett

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Piano music by Chopin, from recordings made by Shura Cherkassky in the seventies and eighties, including: Five Nocturnes; Ballades: No 3 in A flat, Op 4 7; No 4 in F minor, Op 52;
Scherzi: No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31; No 4 in E, Op 54 2.10 Berlioz Symphonie
Fantastique 3.10 Delibes Bell Song (Lakme)
3.15 Rudolf Escher Le Tombeau de Ravel
3.45 Ravel Sonata for violin and cello
4.05 Claudin de Sermisy Five Chansons
4.15 Anthoni Van Noordt Psalm 24
4.30 Handel Suite No 6 in G minor, HWV439
4.45 Tartini Trumpet Concerto in D
5.00 Jan van Gilse Concert Overture in C minor 5.15 Mozart Flute Concerto in D, K314 5.40 Bemhard Crusell Introduction and Variations on a Swedish Drinking
Song, Op 125.55 Brahms, orch Martin Schmeling Hungarian Dance No 5


Piano: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Shura Cherkassky
Unknown: Jan van Gilse
Unknown: Martin Schmeling

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