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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Chopin Rondo in F, Op 5 (a la Mazur)
6.20 Borodin String Quartet No 1 in A
7.00 Sammartini Concerto in C
7.45 Handel Water Music: Suite in D
8.00 Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella
8.45 Mozart Symphony No 22 in C, K162 Full details of Morning on 3's music are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission EMAIL: morningon3@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Chopin Rondo

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Piers Burton-Page compares the currently available recordings of Vaughan Williams's Symphony No 5.
10.15 A roundup of recent CD reissues.
10.30 Simon Heighes reviews seasonal music, including a new recording of Bach's St Matthew Passion and a CD of an Easter mass held in Westminster Cathedral.
11.00 An interview with pianist Robert Levin , whose discs include Mozart concertos played on period instruments, Russian chamber music with viola player Kim Kashkashian , and Bach on a variety of keyboard instruments.
11.30 Disc of the Week:
Golijov Yiddishbbuk St Lawrence Quartet www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview EMAIL: cdreview@bbc.co.uk
DISC DETAILS: call the Radio 3 information Line on [number removed] orconsult CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Simon Heighes
Pianist: Robert Levin
Unknown: Kim Kashkashian

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is parliamentary sketchwriter, travel writer, broadcaster and former Conservative MP
Matthew Parris , who recently published his memoir Chance Witness: an Outsider's Life in Politics. His musical passions include folk music from Africa and the Ukraine, an oratorio by Gounod, and operatic extracts by Rossini, Meyerbeer and Smetana. Repeated tomorrow 3pm

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Matthew Parris

: World Routes

Lucy Duran isjoined live in the studio by Brazilian singer-songwriter
Celso Fonseca. Katharina Lobeck meets DJ
Eric Soul , son of one of Rwanda's most famous singers, Cecile Kayirebwa. Soul is mixing his mother's traditional style with hip-hop and house music. Plus a roundup of new releases with John L Walters.

Contributors

Unknown: Lucy Duran
Singer-Songwriter: Celso Fonseca.
Singer-Songwriter: Katharina Lobeck
Unknown: Eric Soul
Singers: Cecile Kayirebwa.
Unknown: John L Walters.

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces a selection of listeners' requests, including: Berlioz Les Nuits d'Ete Regine Crespin (soprano), Suisse Romande Orchesta, conductor Ernest Ansermet
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048 Tafelmusik , director Jeanne Lamon
Bloch Sinfonia Breve Minneapolis SO, conductor Antal Dorati
ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, New Broadcasting House. Manchester M60 1SJ Phone: [number removed]
Email: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Soprano: Regine Crespin
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Bwv1048 Tafelmusik
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Jazz Line-Up

Stacey Kent presents a selection of new jazz CD releases. Plus a look ahead to some of this year's UK Jazz Festivals.

Contributors

Unknown: Stacey Kent

: Jazz Record Requests

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

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Jazz File

All Music. Another chance to hear a four-part series marking the 75th birthdays of both John Dankworth and Cleo Laine last year. 1: All Music. Dankworth traces his career back to his early days in East London with Freddy Mirfield's Garbage Men and his own seven-piece band, established by 1951. With contributions from
Dave Shepherd , Allan Ganley and Bill Le Sage. Producer Felix Carey

Contributors

Unknown: John Dankworth
Unknown: Cleo Laine
Unknown: Dave Shepherd
Unknown: Allan Ganley
Unknown: Bill Le Sage.
Producer: Felix Carey

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met

The Rake's Progress
Stravinsky's fascination with the 18th century reached its culmination in this brilliant comic fable, based on a series of paintings by Hogarth. Having come into an inheritance, the listless Tom Rakewell leaves home and his fiancee Anne Trulove for London .where the debaucheries of city life, laid out for him by one Nick Shadow , lead only to impoverishment and the madhouse.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor James Levine Act
7.50 Twenty Minutes: Letters from the New World Passing. Though born in the USA, the novelist Claire Messud has three passports and feels she is only passing as an American with a cobbled-together identity. Is this a problem or a blessing?
8.10 Opera Snaps Rodney Milnes takes a sideways glance at this evening's opera.
8.15 Act 2

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Rakewell
Unknown: Anne Trulove
Unknown: Nick Shadow
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Claire Messud
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Anne Trulove: Dawn Upshaw(soprano)
BabatheTurk: Stephanie Blythe(mezzo)
Tom Rakewell: Paul Groves(tenor)
N ick Shadow: Samuel Ramey(bass)
Trulove: Dean Peterson(bass-Baritone)
Mother Goose: Jane Shaulisfmezzo)
Sellem: John Nuzzo(tenor)
Keeper ofthe madhouse: Leroy Lehr(bass)
Man at auction: Roger Andrews(baritone)

: The Verb

In a programme recorded at the new
National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, Ian McMillan charts how the language of the sea and ships influences how we talk, and conducts a masterclass in nautical speech. There's a specially written drama by young Cornish playwright Carl Grose performed by members of Kneehigh
Theatre; travel writer and novelist Philip Marsden , from St Mawes, considers the importance and poetry of names of places; and Ian McMillan browses through the Bartlett Library, one of Europe's most important collections of maritime books and papers, now berthed at the museum. Producer Martin Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Carl Grose
Unknown: Philip Marsden
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: Martin Smith

: Hear and Now

Voices Human, Voices Electronic BBC Singers, Endymion Ensemble, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Sarah Walker presents choral pieces by Richard Baker and Tansy Davis , and Edward Cowie introduces Gaia - his first major work as composer-in-association with the BBC Singers. And at about
12.15am, Robert Worby presents another report from the Cut and Splice festival, held at London's ICA, with a piece by Charles Amirkhanian , known for his electronic manipulation of words and vocals. Plus pieces by Iris Garrelfs and the electro-acoustic maverick Trevor Wishart.

Contributors

Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Tansy Davis
Introduces: Edward Cowie
Unknown: Robert Worby
Unknown: Charles Amirkhanian
Unknown: Iris Garrelfs
Unknown: Trevor Wishart.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)
2.20 Schickhardt Concerto for flute and two oboes 2.40 Schumann Waldszenen , Op 82 3.05 Strauss Don Juan
3.20 Telemann Overture-Suite in G
(Burlesque de Don Quixotte)
3.40 Massenet Vision Fugitive
(Herodiade) 3.45 Ibert Petite Suite en
15 Images 4.05 Anthony Holbome Muy Linda; Pavan and Galliard
4.15 Gluck Paride ed Elena (ballet music)
4.30 Purcell, arr Memelsdorff/Staier Toccata in A; The Plaint
4.50 Pez Concerto Pastorella in F
(Passacaglia: Aria)
5.00 Reznicek Overture: Donna Diana
5.05 Traditional Armenian sacred music
5.10 Mozart Symphony No 16 in C, K128
5.25 Tartini Violin Sonata in G minor, Op 1 No 10 (Didone Abbandonata) 5.35 Uuno Klami Symphonie Enfantine 5.55 Handel, arr Gothoni Ombra Mai Fu (Xerxes)

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Oboes: Schumann Waldszenen
Unknown: Strauss Don Juan
Unknown: Anthony Holbome Muy
Unknown: Gluck Paride
Unknown: Donna Diana








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