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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
6.10 Mendelssohn String Octet in E flat Vienna Octet
6.50 Ravel Une Barque surl'Ocean Berlin PO, conductor Pierre Boulez
7.25 Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto in C, RV443 William Bennett , Academy of St Martin in the Reids, conductor Neville Marriner
7.45 Tchaikovsky The Enchantress
(excerpts) Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
8.00 Arnold Carnival of Animals
RPO, conductor Vernon Handley
8.35 Mozart Piano Concerto No 8 in C, K246 Wilhelm Kempff,
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Ferdinand Leitner
Full details of Morningon 3 music are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission EMAIL: morningon3@boc.co.uk


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Vivaldi Piccolo
Unknown: William Bennett
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Ferdinand Leitner

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building Library: Rob Cowan compares the currently available recordings of Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No 2.
10.15 A roundup of recent CD reissues.
10.30 Martin Cotton reviews
Simon Rattle 's eagerly awaited Beethoven symphony cycle with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
11.00 An interview with violinist Lydia Mordkovitch.
11.30 Disc of the Week:
Excerpts from Kremerata Baltica's latest album Happy Birthday, including Peter Heidrich 's Happy Birthday Variations. 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: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Martin Cotton
Unknown: Simon Rattle
Violinist: Lydia Mordkovitch.
Unknown: Peter Heidrich

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is Peter Ustinov - actor, writer, theatre director, playwright, incomparable raconteur, and charitable benefactor- who has recently taken part in a Prokofiev anniversary symposium and festival hosted by the Royal Northern College of Music. Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto is among his personal musical passions, together with works by Bononcini, Mozart, Berlioz, Janacek and Britten. Repeated tomorrow at 3pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Peter Ustinov

: World Routes

Lucy Duran and Viram Jasani conclude their musical tour of northern India with an exploration of desert music in Rajasthan. And in Bombay, they visit the home of Indian fusion artist Trilok Gurtu and his mother Shoba Gurtu , a well known and highly respected classical singer. They also meet tabla player Anuradha Pal and playback singer Alka Yagnik , a Bollywood superstar and a nominee in this year's Radio 3 Awards for World Music.


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Viram Jasani
Artist: Trilok Gurtu
Unknown: Shoba Gurtu
Unknown: Anuradha Pal
Singer: Alka Yagnik

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces a selection of listeners' requests, including: Mozart Flute Concerto in D, K314
Hubert Barwahser , Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Pritchard Morton Gould Venice: an Audiograph Seattle SO, conductor Milton Katims
Charles Henry Wilton String Trio No 3 in C Jean Pougnet (violin), Frederick Riddle (viola), Anthony Pini (cello)
ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, New Broadcasting House. Manchester M601SJ Phone: [number removed]
Email: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Hubert Barwahser
Conductor: John Pritchard
Conductor: Milton Katims
Conductor: Charles Henry Wilton
Violin: Frederick Riddle
Viola: Anthony Pini

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin previews Earthworks's new tour, headed by drummer Bill Bruford.


Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Bill Bruford.

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London. W1A 4WW FAX: [number removed]
EMAIL: jazz.record.reciuests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Jazz File

Fats Waller and the Stride Tradition
The stride piano style's finest flowering was in the playing of Fats Waller , who died 60 years ago. In this four-part series, Alyn Shipton explores the history of the twofisted style. 1: Handful of Keys. Stride piano
! developed in turn-of-the-century Atlantic
City and after the First World War it arrived in New York. Featuring the music of Eubie Blake , James P Johnson , Willie "the Lion" Smith, Butch Thompson and Fats himself.


Unknown: Fats Waller
Unknown: Fats Waller
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Eubie Blake
Unknown: James P Johnson
Unknown: Butch Thompson

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Turandot

Puccini's final opera contains his two favourite female character types, with the neurotic Chinese Princess Turandot, who sets impossibly cryptic riddles for all her would-be suitors and then has them executed when they fail to guess the answer, and the self-sacrificing slave-girl Liu, who dies for her impossible love.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Marco Armiliato

Act 1

7.10 Twenty Minutes: New York Artists in Their Studios
Tim Marlow talks to Larry Poons, a lyrical abstract impressionist of the 1960s New York school.

7.30 Act 2

8.30 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert puts listeners' questions to Ken Benson, Stephen Brown and Henry Fogel. Send questions to: Met Opera Quiz, [address removed].

8.45 Opera Snaps
Rodney Milnes takes a sideways glance at this evening's opera.

8.50 Act 3


Composerr: Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Talks: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Larry Poons
Unknown: Ken Benson
Unknown: Stephen Brown
Unknown: Henry Fogel
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Turandot: Adrienne Dugger (soprano)
Liu: Norah Amsellem (soprano)
Calaf: Richard Margison (tenor)
Timur: Robert Lioyd (bass)
Ping: Mark Oswald (baritone)
Pang: Michael Forest (tenor)
Pong: Charles Reid (tenor)
Emperor: Bernard Fitch (tenor)
Mandarin: James Courtney (bass)

: The Verb

Ian McMillan looks at film poems and at the literature of asylum seekers.


Unknown: Ian McMillan

: Hear and Now

Sinfonia 21 and the Nash Ensemble
Alwynne Pritchard presents a programme focusing on the music of Simon Holt.
Wolfgang Rihm Die Stucke des Singers (first UK performance)
Jonathan Harvey Wheel of Emptiness (first UK performance)
Simon Holt Daedalus Remembers
Tim Gill (cello), Sioned Williams (harp),
Sinfonia 21, conductor Martyn Brabbins Holt Lilith ; Six Caprices for solo voice Larry Goves Piano Quintet (first performance) Holt Canciones
Jean Rigby (mezzo),
Nash Ensemble , conductor Diego Masson Holt Banshee Melinda Maxwell (oboe), Richard Banjafield (piano)


Unknown: Simon Holt.
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: Simon Holt
Cello: Tim Gill
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Holt Lilith
Piano: Larry Goves
Unknown: Jean Rigby
Conductor: Nash Ensemble
Oboe: Melinda Maxwell
Piano: Richard Banjafield

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Bach Preludes and Fugues Nos 13-24, BWV858-869 (The Well Tempered
Klavier, Book 1) Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 8 7 2.40 Ippolitov-Ivanov Suite: Caucasian Sketches, Op 10
3.05 Alphons Diepenbrock Te Deum
3.25 Brahms String Sextet No 2 in G, Op 36
4.05 Mozart Horn Concerto in E flat, K495
4.30 Gautier d'Espinal Puis Que en Moi a Recouvre Seignorie 4.40 Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat, Op 31 4.50 Bruckner Ecce Sacerdos 5.00 Anon Intrada de Clarins Piezas para Clahns 5.10Telemann
Recorder Sonata in D minor 5.25 Kreisler Preludium and Allegro in the style ofPugnani
5.35 Roussel Three Pieces, Op 49 5.45
Strauss Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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