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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109
6.45 Vivaldi Credo in Unum Deum, RV591
7.00 Damase 17 Variations, Op 22
7.35 Barber Violin Concerto
8.00 Balakirev Overture: King Lear
8.45 Lutoslawski Little Suite
Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission


Unknown: Martin Handley.

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Robert Cowan recommends a recording of Bartok's six string quartets from those available.
10.15 A look at some recent re-issues.
10.30 David Fanning reviews new releases of piano music, including Ravel's s complete solo piano works recorded by Angela Hewitt.
11.00 An interview with Melanne Mueller and Simon Foster about the launch of theirrecord label, Avie.
11.25 Disc of the Week: Wagner The Ring (excerpts) Placido Domingo (tenor), Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano
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: Robert Cowan
Unknown: David Fanning
Unknown: Angela Hewitt.
Unknown: Melanne Mueller
Unknown: Simon Foster
Producers: Mark Lowther
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets Wendy Cope , whose witty, epigrammatic style has made her one of the best-loved poets of our time. Her musical passions encompass sacred works byTallis and Britten, a Handel recorder sonata, a Mozart piano sonata, a Beethoven string quartet and Judith Weir 's The Romance of Count
AmaldOS. Repeated tomorrow 3pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Wendy Cope
Unknown: Judith Weir

: World Routes

Lucy Duran marks the official launch of World on Your Street, Radio 3's celebration of the diverse musical cultures to be found across the UK. She is joined in the studio by collaborative DJs Rita Ray and Max Reinhardt , together with Frontomfrom, a band of Britain-based Nigerian musicians. Plus a musical get-together of Paraguayans in Finchley and a celebration of the Tamil New Year with singer Susheela Raman.
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/world/onyourstreet


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Rita Ray
Unknown: Max Reinhardt
Singer: Susheela Raman.

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
ETA Hoffmann Overture: Undine Berlin RSO, conductor
Lothar Zagrosek Grainger Molly on the Shore Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Kenneth Montgomery
Minkus Don Quixote Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Elgar The Banner of St George
London Symphony Chorus. Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
ProducerAnthony Sellors. ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, BBC Birmingham. B5 7QQ. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Produceranthony Sellors.

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin live from Manchester, and a round up of jazz events in the North West. Producer Keith Loxam. ADDRESS: JazzLine-Up,
Room 220. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow. G12 8DG. E-MAIL: jazzlineup@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Claire Martin
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, W1A4WW FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Felix Carey.

: Jazz File

BetterGetltin Your Soul. Brian Priestley presents the first in a new six-part profile of the great American composer, bassist and bandleader Charles Mingus , who was born 80 years ago this month. With contributions from saxophonist
Buddy Colette and trombonist Britt Woodman , with whom Mingus grew up in Los Angeles, as well as lifelong supporters Max Roach and Nat Hentoff , and later employees Don Butterfield and John Stubblefield.


Unknown: Brian Priestley
Unknown: Charles Mingus
Unknown: Buddy Colette
Unknown: Britt Woodman
Unknown: Max Roach
Unknown: Nat Hentoff
Unknown: Don Butterfield
Unknown: John Stubblefield.

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Lulu
In Alban Berg 's powerful opera based around two notorious plays by Frank Wedekind , the beautiful but doomed Lulu first appears among a parade of wild animals. She faces a series of encounters with different men, falling deeply into a web of murder and desire. Yet however dark the story becomes, it is suffused throughout with Berg's sumptuous orchestral colours.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor James Levine Actl
7.40 Interval: New York Stories
British writer James Lasdun recalls his days as a volunteer in an East Side homeless shelter.
8.05 Act 2
9.05 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
9.25 Opera Snaps With Rodney Milnes.
9.30 Act 3
BROADCAST GUIDE: For a free copy of the Met Broadcast Guide, call the BBC Information line on [number removed]


Unknown: Alban Berg
Unknown: Frank Wedekind
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: James Lasdun
Unknown: Rodney Milnes.
Lulu: Christine Schafer (soprano)
Countess Geschwitz: Hanna Schwarz (mezzo)
Alwa: David Kuebler (tenor)
Painter: Clifton Forbis (tenor)
Negro: Clifton Forbis (tenor)
DrSchon: James Courtney (baritone)
Jack the Ripper: James (baritone) Courtney
Animal trainer: Stephen West (bass)
acrobat: Stephen West (bass)
Schigolch: Franz Mazura (baritone)

: The Verb

Ian McMillan presents Saturday night's line-up of new writing, performance and literature from around the world. Tonight Julian Barnes talks about the writing of illness and his new English translation of the deathbed diaries of Alphonse Daudet - a forgotten masterpiece of 19th-century French literature. There's performance and discussion of the French chanson and its equivalent in English, and from
Greenland, a report on how a population of just 50,000 sustains an Inuit language and literature.


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Talks: Julian Barnes
Unknown: Alphonse Daudet

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents a concert including several new works especially written for the Goldberg Ensemble , recorded at the Leeds College of Music in February. Adrian Spillett (marimba), Goldberg Ensemble , director Malcolm Layfield
Howard Skempton Sarabande for string orchestra
Joe Duddell Generation
Christopher Fox Shadow Cast
Naomi Waltham-Smith Chronochromes for marimba and strings (first performance) And the BT Scottish Ensemble with Colin Currie perform Joe Duddell 's Snowblind for marimba and strings in a recording from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Goldberg Ensemble
Unknown: Adrian Spillett
Unknown: Goldberg Ensemble
Director: Malcolm Layfield
Director: Howard Skempton Sarabande
Unknown: Naomi Waltham-Smith Chronochromes
Unknown: Colin Currie
Unknown: Joe Duddell

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Chausson Chanson Perpetuelle, Op 3 7 Debussy Cinq Poemes de Baudelaire Faure La Bonne Chanson, Op 61
1.55 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Flowers from Froso, Book 22.20 Wagner Siegfried Idyll 2.40 Bruckner Te Deum in C
3.10 Papandopulo Rapsodia Concertante
3.25Shostakovich Symphony No 1
4.10 Madetoja Ballet Suite: Okon Fuoco , Op 584.30 Bach, transcr D'Albert Passacaglia in C minor, BWV582
4.40 Handel, arr Walsh The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)
4.50 Kaski East Karelian Rhapsody
5.05 Peri Uccidimi Dolore ! 5.15 Mozart, arr Danzi Duos from Cosi Fan Tutte
5.25 Mozart Vado Ma Dove, K583
5.35 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in B flat, Op 72 No 6 5.45 Brahms Tragic Overture


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Flowers
Unknown: Wagner Siegfried
Unknown: Okon Fuoco
Unknown: Peri Uccidimi Dolore
Unknown: Danzi Duos

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