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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Bach, transcr Busoni Chaconne in D minor (Violin Partita No 2, BWV1004)
6.30 Britten Variations on a theme by Frank Bridge
7.00 Handel Concerto Grosso in F, Op 3 No4
7.35 Dvorak The Golden Spinning Wheel
8.00 Shostakovich Festive Overture
8.40 Strauss Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche Full details of Momingon 3smusicare posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission EMAIL: morningon3@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Frank Bridge

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays new CD releases.
9.30 Buildinga Library: Misha Donat compares recordings of Beethoven's Violin Sonata No 5 in F. Op 24 (Spring).
10.15 A look at some recent re-issues.
10.30 David Huckvale reviews some recent recordings of Rodrigo's music.
11.00 An interview with singer and choral director Paul Hillier , whose most recent recordings include the masses of William Byrd and an anthology of choral music from the countries around the Baltic Sea. 11.30 Disc of the Week: Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor Natalie Dessay
(soprano), Roberto Alagna (tenor), Chorus and Orchestra of Lyon National Opera, conductor Evelino Pido 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


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Misha Donat
Unknown: David Huckvale
Director: Paul Hillier
Unknown: William Byrd
Unknown: Donizetti Lucia
Soprano: Natalie Dessay
Soprano: Roberto Alagna
Conductor: Evelino Pido

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to Nicholas de Jongh, chief theatre critic of the London Evening Standard, and author of Politics, Prudery and Perversions, a history of the censorship imposed on the English stage from 1901-68. His musical choices include a Bach cello suite, Schubert's Death and the Maiden String Quartet, a Mozart piano concerto, Strauss's Elektra and Mahler's Ninth Symphony. (Repeated tomorrow 3pm)


Interviewer: Michael Berkeley
Interviewee: Nicholas de Jongh

: World Routes

Lucy Duran isjoined live in the studio by a group of 20 Tibetan monks from the Labrang monastery in the frontiertown of Xiahe. They bring with them conch shells, flutes, tuned cloud gongs, drums, mouth organs, and their unique sacred chanting. Plus a round-up of new releases on the world music scene with DJ Charlie Gillett.


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Charlie Gillett.

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces listeners' requests, including:
Delius Piano Concerto
Benno Moisewitsch, Philharmonia, conductor Constant Lambert
Debussy Premiere Rapsodie Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rudolf Kempe
Arnold Brass Quintet No 1 Center City Brass Quintet
ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice [address removed]
PHONE: [number removed]
EMAIL: [address removed]


Presenter: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin interviews singer Jane Monheit. Plus a roundup of new releases and gig news from around the country. EMAIL: jazzlineup@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Claire Martin
Singer: Jane Monheit

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London, W1A4WW FAX: [number removed]
EMAIL: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Jazz File

The Dark Keys. The concluding part of this series exploring the issue of race on the British jazz scene. Presenter Kevin Le Gendre looks at how welcoming the established London jazz clubs are to black musicians and examines the nature of Britain'sjazz audiences.


Presenter: Kevin Le Gendre

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Fidelio
Beethoven's operatic hymn to freedom launches this winter's season of operas live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. In one of the simplest and most moving of all opera plots, the heroine Leonore - disguised as a boy called
Fidelio - strives to rescue her beloved husband Florestanfrom political imprisonment.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Peter Schneider Act
7.45 The Met Opera Quiz
Brian Zeger puts listeners' questions to
Martin Bernheimer , Ken Benson and Alan Wagner.
Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station, PO Box 805. New York. NY 10150. USA
8.05 Opera Snaps
Rodney Milnes takes a brief sideways glance at each of this season's works
8.15 Act 2
BROADCAST GUIDE: For a free copy of the Met Broadcast Guide, call the BBC Information Line on [number removed]


Conductor: Peter Schneider
Unknown: Brian Zeger
Unknown: Martin Bernheimer
Unknown: Ken Benson
Unknown: Alan Wagner.
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Leonore: Waltraud Meier (mezzo)
Rorestan: Johan Botha (tenor)
Rocco: Matti Salminen(bass)
Marzelline: Hel-Kyung Hong (soprano)
Jaquino: Paul Charles Clarke (tenor)
DonPizzaro: Richard Paul Fink (baritone)
Don Fernando: Alan Held (baritone)

: Aldeburgh Festival

A performance recorded at Snape Maltings Concert Hall during last year's festival. Shostakovich String Quartet No 9, Op 117

: The Verb

Ian McMillan introduces a specially commissioned story by Nigerian novelist Helon Habila and a performance piece from Australian poet and storyteller
Rosemary Harris. And novelists
Michele Roberts and Patricia Duncker , who run the Creative Writing course at the University of East Anglia, introduce some new voices to listen out for.


Introduces: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Helon Habila
Unknown: Rosemary Harris.
Unknown: Michele Roberts
Unknown: Patricia Duncker

: Hear and Now

In the second programme from this year's Huddersfield Festival, Verity Sharp and Alwynne Pritchard introduce highlights from three concerts given by the BBC Singers, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Athelas ensemble, including works by Norgard, Cowie and Bainbridge and the world premieres of two BBC commissions: Joe Duddell 's Not Waving but Drowning and Stuart MacRae 's Ancrene Wisse. Plus the first performance of the a cappella version of Duddell's TheRealSide. And from Denmark, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen's reTURNING and Norgard's Rêves en Plein Lumière.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Alwynne Pritchard
Unknown: Joe Duddell
Unknown: Stuart MacRae
Unknown: Ancrene Wisse.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter
Daydreams) Scriabin Prometheus (Poem of Fire, Op 60) Wagner Wotan 's Farewell; Magic Fire Music; Ride of the Valkyries (Die Walkure) 2.25 Dirk Schafer Piano
Quintet in D flat, Op 5 3.05 Brahms Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5 3.40
Domenico Auletta Harpsichord Concerto
4.00 Glazunov Lyric Poem in D flat, Op 12
4.10 Beethoven Romance in F, Op 50
4.20 Henri Albicastro Concerto a 4, Op 7 No 12 4.30 Bach Prelude and Fugue in F, BWV880 (The Well-Tempered Klavier,
Book 2) 4.40 Joan-Ambrosio Dalza Tastar de Corde Padoana and Calata
4.50 Telemann Martedi, TWV42: B3 (Pyrmonter Kurwoche) 5.00 Bizet
L 'Arlesienne: Suites Nos 1 and 2 (excerpts)
5.20 Faure Nocturne No 6 in D flat, Op 63
5.30 Bach Viola da Gamba Sonata No 3 in G minor, BWV1029 5.45 Howells Psalm-prelude No 3 in C: Sing unto Him a New Song 5.55 Hoist Nunc Dimittis


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Scriabin Prometheus
Unknown: Wagner Wotan
Piano: Dirk Schafer
Unknown: Henri Albicastro
Unknown: Joan-Ambrosio Dalza Tastar

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