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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Rossini Overture: Semiramide
6.45 Scarlatti, arr Tommasini The Good Humoured Ladies
7.10 Saint-Saens Septet in E flat, Op 65
7.30 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
8.00 Vivaldi Concerto in C for 13 instruments, RV558
8.30 Janacek Sinfonietta
Full details of Morning on 3'smusic are posted afew days before transmission atwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/playlists EMAIL: morningon3@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays new CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Brian Kay compares recordings of Durufle's Requiem.
10.15 A look at some recent re-issues.
10.30 Rob Cowan reviews recordings of music from the last half-century, including a seven-disc retrospective of Frederic Rzewski playing his own piano works.
11.00 An interview with Jean-Paul Combet , founder of the Alpha label, about his innovative approach to early music.
11.30 Disc of the Week: Mozart Violin
Concerto No 3 in G, K216
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director ViktoriaMullova (violin) www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview EMAIL: 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: Brian Kay
Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Frederic Rzewski
Unknown: Jean-Paul Combet

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets Professor David Crystal , one of the world's foremost authorities on language. His musical choices include works by Monteverdi, Michael Nyman , Philip Glass, Ariel Ramirez and Laurie Anderson.
Repeated tomorrow 3pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Professor David Crystal
Unknown: Michael Nyman
Unknown: Ariel Ramirez
Unknown: Laurie Anderson.

: World Routes

Kershaw in Iraq. Another chance to hear
Andy Kershaw 's award-winning, two-part encounterwith Iraq and its musicians. In the second part, he listens to Sufi trance music in Baghdad's most famous mosque, visits Baghdad's Voice of Youth FM station, and meets one of Iraq's top performers, NhamAI-Madfai, who now lives in Jordan's capital, Amman.

Contributors

Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including: Bax Viola Sonata
Lionel Tertis , Harriet Cohen (piano)
Gretchaninov Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (excerpts) Cantus Sacred Music
Ensemble, director Ludmila Arshavskaya Williamson Violin Concerto
Yehudi Menuhin. LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice. New Broadcasting House. Manchester M60 1SJ PHONE: [number removed]
EMAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Bax Viola Sonata
Unknown: Lionel Tertis
Piano: Harriet Cohen
Piano: Gretchaninov Liturgy
Unknown: John Chrysostom
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin.
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Jazz Line-Up

London Jazz Festival
Live from London's Queen Elizabeth Hall , StaceyKent presents the first of two programmes broadcast from the London
Jazz Festival, with music from saxophonist Dick Hextall-Smith and his band.
EMAIL: jazzlineup@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Unknown: Dick Hextall-Smith

: Jazz Record Requests

London Jazz Festival
Geoffrey Smith presents live from London's South Bank, with special requests from artists appearing at the festival.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London, W1A4WW FAX: [number removed]
EMAIL: jazz. record. requests@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Jazz File

Jeru: the Gerry Mulligan Story.
Bob Brookmeyer , Jim Hall and Bill Crow recall Gerry Mulligan 's Concert Jazz Band from the 1960s. And pianist Dave Brubeck describes how Mulligan went on tojoin his quartet forthe next ten years. Presented byAlynShipton.

Contributors

Unknown: Gerry Mulligan Story.
Unknown: Bob Brookmeyer
Unknown: Jim Hall
Unknown: Bill Crow
Unknown: Gerry Mulligan
Pianist: Dave Brubeck

: Cheltenham Festival

A performance given at last year's festival. Katharine Gowers (violin),
James Boyd (viola), Adrian Brendel (cello), Paul Lewis (piano)
Kurtag Games, Signs and Messages (Games, Book 1)

Contributors

Violin: Katharine Gowers
Viola: James Boyd
Viola: Adrian Brendel
Piano: Paul Lewis

: Opera on 3

Xerxes
Live from the Coliseum in London.
Handel's opera looks at the perils of romantic love, balancing tragedy and farce, and the heroic and the comic in music of great brilliance and heartfelt emotion. The plot juggles rivalry, banishment, disguise and misunderstanding as the Persian King Xerxes and his brother Arsamenes both pursue the beautiful Romilda, and are in turn pursued by Amastris and Atalanta.
English National Opera Orchestra, conductor Harry Bicket Actl
8.10 Twenty Minutes: The X-factor Few of us can lay claim to an X in our name, but Xerxes boasts two. What do we know about this illusive letter? Richard Foster tracks down the enigmatic X.
8.30 Acts 2 and 3

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Bicket
Unknown: Richard Foster
Xerxes: Sarah Connolly (mezzo)
Arsamenes: Robin Blaze (countertenor)
Romilda: Rebecca Evans (soprano)
Amastris: Anna Burford (mezzo)
Ariodates: Mark Richardson (bass)
Atalanta: Mary Nelson (soprano)
Elviro: Lain Paterson (bass)

: The Verb

Today Ian McMillan explores the epic. Christopher Logue , who has devoted much of his life to breathing new life into The Iliad, reads from All Day Permanent Red, his latest version of Homer. He is joined by Derrek Hines , author of a new version of the Babylonian epic,
Gilgamesh, and they consider other epics, new and old. Plus a look at the opposite extreme of language: the minutiae of the personal advertisement.

Contributors

Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Christopher Logue
Unknown: Derrek Hines

: Hear and Now

Lontano: Emigres 2 - China and Latin America. Odaline de la Martinez and Lontanojoin the BBC Singers to offer an intriguing glimpse into the world of some of the contemporary composers who have chosen - or been forced -to leave their native land and put down roots in another. Verity Sharp presents a BBC Invitation Concert full of UK premieres.
Chen Yi Diu Diu Deng; Mountain Song Roberto Sierra Piezas Caracteristicas; Trio Tropical
Chen Yi The Rowing Stream; Spring Dreams Raymon Yiu Calendar of Tolerable Inventions from around the World
Tanio Leon/Michel Camilo Batey

Contributors

Unknown: Latin America.
Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Chen Yi
Unknown: Raymon Yiu

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Turina Circulo , 0p91
Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D66 7 (Trout)
1.45 Anon Aquella Voz de Cristo
1.50 Anon, 16th Century Ay Jesus Que Mal Fraile ! 2.00 Paul Siefert Fantasia 8
Toni Ex G 2.10 Bach Pieces for Mechanical Clock, BWVAnhl33-50 2.35 David J Griffiths Beata Virgo 2.45 Messiaen TurangalTIa Symphony 4.05 Debussy Prelude a I 'Apres-midi d'un Faune
4.15 Grieg Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op 43
4.30 Bizet Parle-moi de Ma Mere (Carmen)
4.40 Donizetti Ave Maria 4.50 Arnold
Three Shanties 5.00 Schubert Fruhlingsglaube, D686 5.05 Suk Elegy,
Op 23 5.15 Gotovac Dance of Grief and Dignity from the Mountain Dinara, Op 24
5.25 Kajanus Funeral March 5.35 Rudolf Escher Ciel , Airet Vents 5.45 Adam z Wagrowca Toccata in Elevazione; Ave
Maris Stella ; Fantasia super Secundum
Tonum 5.55 Anon Obra de 8o Tono Medio
Registro Mano Izquierda

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Turina Circulo
Unknown: Anon Aquella Voz
Unknown: Mal Fraile
Unknown: Paul Siefert Fantasia
Unknown: Rudolf Escher Ciel
Unknown: Maris Stella








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