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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Schumann Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 80
6.45 Respighi Tre Coral (arr from Bach)
7.20 Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in C, RV44 7
7.35 Poulenc Suite: Les Biches
8.15 Striggio Ecce Beatam Lucem
8.30 Britten Suite:
King Arthur Full details of Momingon 3's music are posted atwwwbbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists a few days before transmission EMAIL: morningon3@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: King Arthur Full

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor , who plays some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Rodney Milnes compares the currently available recordings of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers.
10.15 A roundup of recent CD re-issues.
10.30 David Fanning reviews new CDs of Russian music, including two each of Shostakovich's Symphony No 7 and Prokofiev's cantata Alexander Nevsky.
11.00 An interview with Michael Berkeley , including news of the "Berkeley Edition"
CD series featuring his own compositions and those of his father Lennox.
11.30 Disc of the Week:
Bach St Matthew Passion (excerpt) Deborah York and Julia Gooding
(sopranos), Magdalena Kozena and Susan Bickley (mezzos), Mark Padmore and James Gilchrist (tenors), Peter Harvey and Stephan Loges (basses), Gabrieli Players, conductor Paul McCreesh 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: Rodney Milnes
Unknown: David Fanning
Unknown: Alexander Nevsky.
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Sopranos: Julia Gooding
Sopranos: Magdalena Kozena
Sopranos: Susan Bickley
Unknown: Mark Padmore
Tenors: James Gilchrist
Tenors: Peter Harvey
Tenors: Stephan Loges
Conductor: Paul McCreesh

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets Lynne Reid Banks , who began her career as an actress and journalist, then shot to fame in 1960 with the publication and subsequent filming of her first novel, The L-Shaped Room. She went on to write more novels, plays, biographies, and children's books. Her musical passions include songs from
Schubert and American musicals, an aria from Menotti's The Consul, and traditional NavajO Chant. Repeated tomorrow 3pm


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Lynne Reid Banks

: World Routes

Lucy Duran visits Istanbul, a city that is experiencing an increasingly noisy clash of cultures. She meets the whirling dervishes, who keep alive the Sufi music tradition, hears songs in Kurdish, and talks to a Greek musician who is reviving the classical music of Ottoman times.


Unknown: Lucy Duran

: Listeners' Choice

Humphrey Carpenter introduces a selection of listeners' requests, including: Chavez Symphony No 2 (Sinfonia India)
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein Britten Nocturnal after John Dowland , Op 70 Alice Artzt (guitar) Stockhausen Gruppen Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
ADDRESS: Listeners' Choice, New Broadcasting House, Manchester. M60 1SJ Phone: [number removed] EMAIL: listeners.choice@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Britten Nocturnal
Unknown: John Dowland
Guitar: Alice Artzt
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Jazz Line-Up

Stacey Kent with a selection of new CD releases, plus a preview of jazz at the St Albans International Organ Festival.


Unknown: Stacey Kent

: 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

Oscar's Odyssey. 1: John Dankworth begins a three-part look at the life and work of jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. Centred around an interview with Peterson recorded in April, the series also features rare archives, and comments from admirer Andre Previn. Producer David Perry


Unknown: John Dankworth
Pianist: Oscar Peterson.
Unknown: Andre Previn.
Producer: David Perry

: Opera on 3

This year's Aldeburgh Festival opened earlierthis month with a staged concert performance of the opera commissioned from Benjamin Britten on the occasion of the Queen's coronation 50 years ago. Far from the patriotic pageant some were expecting, the opera portrays the doomed relationship between the ageing Queen Elizabeth I and the Earl of Essex. But
Britten balanced this private tragedy with lavish masques, dances and grandiose choruses, as well as nods in the direction of the music of the first Elizabethan era.
Tiffin Boys Choir, Opera North Chorus,
Philharmonia, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Queen Elizabeth I: Christine Brewer (soprano)
Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex: Tom Randle (tenor)
Countess of Essex: Pamela Helen-Stephen (mezzo)
Lady Rich: Janice Watson (soprano)
LordMountjoy: Peter Coleman-Wright (baritone)
Sir Robert Cecil: Roderick Williams (baritone)
Sir Walter Raleigh: Robert Hayward (baritone)
Lady in Waiting: Gail Pearson (soprano)
HenryCuffe: Jesse Clark (baritone)
Spirit of the Masque: James Gilchrist (tenor)
Blind ballad singer: Robert Lloyd (bass)
Recorder of Norwich: John Shirley-Quirk (bass-Baritone)

: Vermeer Quartet Mendelssohn

String Quartet in E flat,
Op 44 No 3 (R)

: The Verb

From Gartree High School, Leicestershire, novelist Bali Rai reads from his work-in-progress. There is also new poetry from Mario Petrucci , English traditional song from Jim Moray and a piece by the students themselves. And Ian McMillan looks at the language spoken by 14-year-olds in this multi-ethnic region. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Mario Petrucci
Unknown: Jim Moray
Unknown: Ian McMillan

: Hear and Now

The Shooting Star. A concert to mark the first anniversary of the death of organist and composer Janet Owen Thomas , featuring her own works and those of her former teachers - Gyorgy Ligeti , Anthony Gilbert and Robert Saxton. With
Kevin Bowyer (organ), the Goldberg Ensemble directed by Malcolm Layfield , Philip Dukes (viola), Jane Ford (piano) and the Bingham Quartet. Plus pieces from the Societyfor the Promotion of New Music's current shortlist and works by some of its former presidents. Presented by Sarah Walker. BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Kok Guy Newbury May
Nicholas Brown Stillness
Alan Williams Messages from the Scrolls Robin Holloway Woefully Arrayed
Maxwell Davies Reliqui Domum Meum Elizabeth Maconchy Nocturnal


Unknown: Janet Owen Thomas
Unknown: Gyorgy Ligeti
Unknown: Anthony Gilbert
Unknown: Robert Saxton.
Unknown: Kevin Bowyer
Directed By: Malcolm Layfield
Viola: Philip Dukes
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Nicholas Kok
Unknown: Nicholas Brown Stillness
Unknown: Alan Williams

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Mozart Duo in B flat for violin and viola,
K424 Mendelssohn String Quintet No 2 in B flat, Op 8 7 Brahms String Sextet No 2 in G, Op 36 2.35 CPE Bach Zur EinfCihrung des HP Gasie, Wq250 3.00 Strauss Suite: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
3.35 Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15
3.55 Sweelinck 0 Domine Jesu Christe
4.05 Rameau (attrib) Concert No 3 in A
4.15 Amadeo Vives La Presumida; El
Retrato de Isabela 4.25 Falla Nana; Polo; Jota (Canciones Populares Espaholas)
4.30 Badarzewska-Baranowska The
Maiden's 's Prayer, Op 4 4.40 Verdelot Sint Dicte Grates Christo 4.45 Wassenaer
Concerto Armonico No 4 in G 5.00 Haydn Overture: Lo Speziale 5.10 Anon Gloria Clemens Deus Artifex ; Pictagore per
Dogmata; 0 Terra Sancta; Rosa Vernans
5.20 Schein Intrada No 20 in G (
Venus Krantzlein ) 5.25 Telemann Scherzo in D (Domenica) (Pyrmonter Kurwoche)
5.35 Merikanto Crying Flute, Op 52 No 4
5.45 Bach Concerto in A minor for four keyboards, BWV1065


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bach Zur Einfcihrung
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Domine Jesu Christe
Unknown: Anon Gloria
Unknown: Clemens Deus Artifex
Unknown: Rosa Vernans
Unknown: Schein Intrada
Unknown: Venus Krantzlein

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