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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Boyce Symphony No 1 in B flat Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood J Strauss (son), arr Berg Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op 333 Boston Symphony Chamber Players Barber
Mutations from Bach London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble/Christopher Larkin
8.30-10.00: Mendelssohn A Midsumer
Night's Dream (excerpts) LSO/Peter Maag Strauss Four Last Songs Karita Mattila (soprano), Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado

: World Music Day

Andrew McGregor and Lucy Duran with a preview of today's celebration of world music from across the U K.


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Lucy Duran

: New Year's Day Concert from Vienna

Brian Kay presents the traditional New Year concert of music by the Strauss family and friends, live from the Golden Hall of Vienna's Musikverein. The Vienna PO is conducted by Riccardo Muti. Music by Johann Strauss (father), whose bicentennial is this year, includes the Radetzky March, Op 228, and there's music by his great rival Josef Lanner. Plus Josef Strauss 's Music of the Spheres Waltz, Op 235, and by Johann Strauss (son) the Waltz: By the Beautiful Blue Danube,
Op 314; Champagne Polka, Op 211 and the Csardasfrom Die Fledermaus. Including at:
10.50 Twenty Minutes: Happy New Years! Richard Foster looks at how New Year has been celebrated in different ways and on different days across continents, centuries and religious schisms.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Conducted By: Riccardo Muti.
Music By: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Josef Lanner.
Unknown: Josef Strauss
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Richard Foster

: Composer of the Week: Janacek

Donald Macleod reveals the secret of the woman who's 300 years old and still as beautifu I as ever.
Prelude, Act 1: The Makropoulos Affair
Vienna PO, conductor Charles Mackerras Sinfonietta City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
The Makropoulos Affair, Act 3 (final scene)
Vienna State Opera Chorus,
Vienna PO, conductor Charles Mackerras Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Albert Gregor: Peter Dvorsky (tenor)
Vitek: Vladimir Krejcik (tenor)
Kolenaty: Dallbor Jedlicka (bass)
Jaroslav Prus: Vaclav Zitek (baritone)
Emilia Marty: Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano)
Krista: Anna Czakova (mezzo)

: World Music Day

World on Your Street
Andrew McGregor and Lucy Duran celebrate the New Year with live music from a kaleidoscope of cultures, this year focusing on the UK's own global village.
1.50 From FortWilliam, Mary Ann Kennedy introduces songs and reels by Daimh, one of the new generation of Scottish traditional bands.
2.15 Iraqi musician Ahmed Mukhtar , now resident in the UK, performs on the oud.
2.30 From Cardiff, Rez Jamal is joined by Bragod -the duo ofTrinidadian singer Mary-Anne Roberts and crwth player Robert Evans , who recreate Welsh songs from the 14th to the 18th centuries - and by Newport-based Bengali family band Dotara Shilpy Gushti.
2.55 From Birmingham, Sanj J Sanj of the BBC Asian Network introduces pioneering bhangra band DCS.
3.20 A profile of Panjabi MC, the UK's only nominee in the 2004 Radio 3 Awards for
World Music, creator of bhangra's first international hit, Mundian To Bach Ke.
3.35 From Belfast, Irish traditional music with Colum Sands.
4.00 Shaheera Asante joins London's
Somali community in a cultural celebration.
4.15 From Newcastle, Alistair Anderson introduces singer Sarah Hayes and the rock 'n' reel band 422.
4.40 The Hohodza Band from Zimbabwe -
13 refugee musicians living in Lancashire.


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Lucy Duran
Introduces: Mary Ann Kennedy
Musician: Ahmed Mukhtar
Unknown: Rez Jamal
Unknown: Anne Roberts
Unknown: Robert Evans
Unknown: Dotara Shilpy Gushti.
Unknown: Sanj J Sanj
Unknown: Bach Ke.
Unknown: Colum Sands.
Unknown: Shaheera Asante
Introduces: Alistair Anderson
Singer: Sarah Hayes

: Grand Opera

Carmen, Acts 3 and 4 Stephanie Hughes presents the conclusion of the new recording of Bizet's opera starring Angela Gheorghiu , Roberto Alagna and Thomas Hampson. Plus a roundup of highlights from other Carmen CDs issued in 2003 - including a few surprises.


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Angela Gheorghiu
Unknown: Roberto Alagna
Unknown: Thomas Hampson.

: New Generation Artists

Verity Sharp presents recordings by Radio 3's New Generation Artists, including: Debussy Suite Bergamasque Alex Slobodyanik
Enescu Sept Chansons de Clement Marot , Op 15 Sally Matthews (soprano), Simon Lepper (piano)
Mozart Quintet in E flat, K452
Jonathan Bliss (piano), Galliard Ensemble


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Alex Slobodyanik
Unknown: Clement Marot
Soprano: Sally Matthews
Piano: Simon Lepper
Piano: Jonathan Bliss

: World Music Day: Live at Lock 17

Lucy Duran and Andrew McGregor present the annual World Music Day concert, live from Lock 17 (formerly known as Dingwalls) in London.
From Scotland, Salsa Celtica brings together musicians from the UK and Ireland and from all over the Americas.
8.35 Yasmin Levy, one of the youngest and most moving singers of the Judeo-Spanish style, the language of which is Ladino, brings a very different sort of fusion to the evening, mixing languages, rhythms and cultures.
9.40 Former Specials and Fun Boy Three lead-singer Terry Hall's musical meeting with British-Asian DJ pioneer Mushtaq, which has born fruit this year with the album The Hour of Two Lights, features music and musicians from all over the Middle East, Europe and the UK, including Polish Gypsies, Algerian rappers, Hebrew vocalists and Blur's Damon Albarn.


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Yasmin Levy
Unknown: Terry Hall
Unknown: Damon Albarn.

: Late Junction Special: Molde JazzFestival

Fiona Talkington concludes her visit to the 46th Molde International Jazz festival by asking Norwegian guitarist Terje Rypdal , whose orchestral work LuxAeterna was commissioned by the festival, about the Hank Marvin tune that first turned him on to the expressive possibilities of the guitar. There's also a concert performance by the Dave Holland Big Band, and a look at the innovative work of Norwegian group Supersilent.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Guitarist: Terje Rypdal
Unknown: Hank Marvin

: Composer of the Week: Bach

5: The Modem Day. Rptd from Boxing Day 12 noon

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Schubert Overture: Des Teufels Lustschloss
1.10 Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme in A, Op 33 1.30 Eisner Symphony in C 1.55 Strauss Violin Sonata, Op 18
2.25 Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op 43
2.50 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 4 in C minor 3.15 Shostakovich Symphony No 15 4.00Stankovich Oh God, You Are Our Own 4.15 Dvorak Ave Maria
4.20 Hammerschmidt Viola da Gamba
Suite in G minor /G major
4.30 Tartini Violin Sonata in G minor, Op 1 No 10 (Didone Abbandonata)
4.40 Grainger 0 Danny Boy 4.45 Rotow
Ach! So Fromm, Ach so Traut (Martha, Act 3)
4.50 Bellini Overture: Norma
5.00 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Roses from the South, Op 388 5.05 Chopin Ballade in F, Op 38 5.15 Orban CorMundum
5.20 Anon, arr Ebb Shenandoah
5.25 Bach Violin Partita No 2 in A,
BWV1002 (Sarabanda) (arr for lute)
5.30 P de Monte Missa Benedicta Es
Caelorum 5.55 Bernart de Ventadom A!
Tantas Bonas Chansos Piere Vidal S'leu
Fos en Cort Berenguer de Palou Dona , la tenser Raimbaut de Vaqeiras Kalenda Maya 6.00 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat, H Vile 1
6.15 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Des Teufels Lustschloss
Unknown: Eisner Symphony
Unknown: Danny Boy
Unknown: Chopin Ballade
Unknown: Palou Dona
Unknown: Vaqeiras Kalenda

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