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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Biber Mystery Sonata No 14 in D (The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary ) Pavlo Beznosiuk (violin), David Roblou
(harpsichord) Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis LPO/Adrian Boult
8.00-9.00: Kapustin Piano Sonata No 6, Op 62 Marc-Andre Hamelin Corelli, arr Red Priest Fantasy on La Folia (Sonata in D minor, Op 5 No 12) Red Priest
Full details of Morn/ng on 3 music are posted at www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/playlists on the day of transmission PHONE: [number removed] email: morningon3@bbc.co.uk Address: Morning on 3. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Virgin Mary
Violin: Pavlo Beznosiuk
Violin: David Roblou
Unknown: Thomas Tallis

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor presents a special 2,000th edition, including reminiscences of over
50 years of CD Review and its predecessor
Record Review. Plus a last chance to vote for your disc of the century (for contact details see below).
9.30 Building a Library: Peter Hill recommends a version of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.
10.30 A round-table discussion prompted by Norman Lebrecht 's "rock-solid prediction that the year 2004 will be the last for the classical record industry". Taking part are Peter Alward , president of EMI Classics; Chris Craker , head of classics at the Sanctuary Group; the pianist Joanna MacGregor , who also owns her own record label, SoundCircus; and Harriet Smith , editor of BBC Music Magazine.
11.30 An interview with Vladimir Ashkenazy about his long career on record as pianist and conductor, and his recent recording of piano music by Shostakovich.
12.15 Listeners' Disc of the Century www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Text: [number removed] Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX. BBC1. page 651

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Peter Hill
Unknown: Norman Lebrecht
Unknown: Peter Alward
Unknown: Chris Craker
Pianist: Joanna MacGregor
Pianist: Harriet Smith
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: The Early Music Show

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music
Lucie Skeaping presents a concertgiven earlierthis month at St John's, Smith Square, London, by Le Poeme Harmonique. They perform traditional carnival songs and commedia from 17th-century Italy, mostly attributed to a rather mysterious friar called Giovanni Battista Fasolo.

Contributors

Unknown: Giovanni Battista Fasolo.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson joins the BBC Singers for a look at Vaughan Williams's Mass in G minor, in which the composer pays homage to the traditions of Tudor church music while remaining distinctively 20th-century.

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: World Routes C

airo Nights
2/2. Another chance to hear Samir Farah of the BBC Arabic Service reporting from the centre of the Arab world's music industry, Cairo. He meets Mohammed Munir, one of Egypt's biggest stars, and Hakim, a singer in the popular shaabi style.

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin launches the 18th Glasgow Jazz Festival with a concert set featuring her trio and Scottish saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski.

Contributors

Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Konrad Wiszniewski.

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Fax: [number removed] email: jazz. record.requests@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Jazz File

Blues to Be There
1/3. The Newport Jazz Festival, widely considered to be the most influential of all jazz festivals, is 50 years old this year. AlynShipton presents the first of three programmes telling the story of this Rhode Island institution through the great performances that have graced its stage. George Wein reminisces about the festival's origins, Miles Davis 's producer George Avakian tells the story of the trumpeter's triumphant return at Newport, afteryears battling drug addiction, and key players revisit the Duke Ellington Orchestra 's performance Of 1956. Producer Felix Carey

Contributors

Unknown: George Wein
Unknown: Miles Davis
Producer: George Avakian
Unknown: Duke Ellington Orchestra
Producer: Felix Carey

: Opera on 3

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A new production from English National
Opera of Benjamin Britten's magical opera, with a libretto specially adapted by him and Peter Pears from Shakespeare's play.
Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera, conductor Paul Daniel

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Pears
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Oberon: Robin Blaze (counter Tenor)
Tytania: Sarah Tynan (soprano)
Puck: Emil Wolk (speaking Role)
Hippolyta: Leah-Marian Jones (mezzo)
Lysander: Alfred Boe (tenor)
Demetrius: Leigh Melrose (baritone)
Hermia: Victoria Simmonds (mezzo)
Helena: Linda Richardson (soprano)
Theseus: Lain Paterson (bass)
Bottom: Peter Rose (bass)
Quince: Graeme Danby (bass)
Flute: Christopher Gillett (tenor)
Snug: Clive Bayley (bass)
Snout: Robert Burt (tenor)
Starveling: Leslie John Flanagan (baritone)

: The Verb

As the Olympic flame arrives in London,
Ian McMillan presents a series of new commissions in which contemporary writers revisit the Greek myths. The first is a short story by Panos Karnezis , based on the myth of Arachne. Plus a new work from Ken Campbell and a feature on the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. Producer Horatio Clare

Contributors

Unknown: Ian McMillan
Story By: Panos Karnezis
Unknown: Ken Campbell
Unknown: Pablo Neruda.
Producer: Horatio Clare

: Between the Ears

Zoom. The intersecting stories of a man who mislaid his wife, a medieval leper girl and an actress falling apart in an interview. With David Holt , John Rowe and Fiona Henderson. By Matt Thompson. Music and effects by Joe Acheson. Producer Matt Thompson

Contributors

Unknown: David Holt
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Fiona Henderson.
Unknown: Matt Thompson.
Unknown: Joe Acheson.
Producer: Matt Thompson

: Hear and Now

Bath International Music Festival
Alwynne Pritchard introduces two ensembles recorded at this year's Bath Festival. The Tate Ensemble, led by clarinettist Vicky Wright , have been working closely with video artists and composers such as Donnacha Dennehy , Guy Harries , Matthew Shlomowitz ,
Gabriel Prokofiev and Gijs Kramers to create a series of pieces for quintet and DJ. And percussion quartet 4-Mality, led by Adrian Spillett , perform high-energy works by Jan Bradley , Russell du Plessis and Brian Irvine.

Contributors

Clarinettist: Vicky Wright
Unknown: Donnacha Dennehy
Unknown: Guy Harries
Unknown: Matthew Shlomowitz
Unknown: Gabriel Prokofiev
Unknown: Adrian Spillett
Unknown: Jan Bradley
Unknown: Brian Irvine.

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Glinka Overture: Rus/an and Lyudmila Tchalkovsky Violin Concerto in D Beethoven
Symphony No 2 in D 2.10 Monteverdi VesprodellaBeata Vergine (excerpts) 2.30 Schenck Viola da Gamba Sonata in E minor, Op 9 No 5 (L 'Echo du Danube) 2.50 Kuhlau
Variations on Och Liten Karin Tjente 3.05 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115 3.40 Schubert Symphony No in B minor(Unfinished) 4.05 Mendelssohn HearMy Prayer
4.15 Grieg, arr anon Solveig's Song (Peer Gynt)
4.20 Telemann Trio No 2 in G (Essercizii Musici)
4.30 Scheldt Alamanda 4.40 Salnt-Saens Serenade d 'Hiver 4.45 Jamefelt The Sound of Home 5.00 Mozart Overture: Cosi Fan Tutte 5.05 Anon Dec Gratias Anglia
5.10 Hellendaal Cello Sonata, Op 5 No 7 5.20 Bodlnus Trio in G 5.30 Bruckner Ave Maria; Christus Factus Est; Locus Iste 5.45 Nowowiejski Midnight Mass in Old St
Mary's Church in Cracow 5.50 Kodaly Adagio for clarinet and piano 6.00 Larsson Nine Songs to Poems by Hjalmar Gullberg. Op 35 6.15 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
6.40 Ravel Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2

Contributors

Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Violin: Lyudmila Tchalkovsky
Unknown: Liten Karin Tjente
Unknown: Salnt-Saens Serenade
Unknown: Gratias Anglia
Unknown: Hjalmar Gullberg.
Unknown: Ravel Daphnis








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