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: Morning on 3

Presented by Tommy Pearson. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite Bach English Suite No 3 in G minor, BWV808
8.00-9.00: Sibelius Four Pieces, Op 78 Haydn Symphony No 88 in G
For full details visit www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/morningon3 on the day of transmission and follow the Playlist link PHONE: [number removed] email: morningon3@bbc.co.uk Address: Morning on BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Catherine Bott recommends a recording of Britten's A Ceremony of Carols.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.45 Susan Tomes reviews new piano releases, including Leon Fleischer 's recital disc Two Hands, and Martha Argerich 's first ever recording of Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto.
11.15 An interview with conductor and organist Ton Koopman , as his recorded cycle of Bach cantatas nears completion.
11.45 The Listening Booth: Your chance to request some of the latest CD releases from the list on the programme website .
12.25 Disc of the Week: Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection) (excerpt) Eteri Gvazava (soprano), Anna Larsson (contralto), Orfeon Donostiarra , Lucerne Festival Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
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


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Susan Tomes
Unknown: Leon Fleischer
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Organist: Ton Koopman
Soprano: Eteri Gvazava
Soprano: Anna Larsson
Contralto: Orfeon Donostiarra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: The Early Music Show

Scarlatti Weekend
Catherine Bott explores 18th-century Lisbon, where King Joao V welcomed
Domenico Scarlatti in 1719, having poached him from Rome to bring glamour and instruction to his court. There, Scarlatti began to compose his 555 keyboard sonatas, Concludes tomorrow


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti

: Discovering Music

Haydn's Op 33 String Quartets
The six string quartets that comprise Haydn's Op 33, composed around 1781, contain some of his most inspired and innovative music. Stephen Johnson joins the members of the Wihan Quartet in front of an audience at the Jacqueline du Pre Hall in Oxford, to reveal and to revel in Haydn's musical wit and invention.


Music: Stephen Johnson

: World Routes

Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dourandthe Fathy Salama Orchestra from Egypt perform music from Egypt, their new album dedicated to the Islamic Sufi saints of West Africa, in a concert from the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool. Introduced by Lucy Duran. Producer Roger Short


Introduced By: Lucy Duran.
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Line-Up

A concert recorded at Covent Garden's Floral
Hall, London, featuring British saxophonist Martin Speake with Mike Outram (guitar),
Steve Watts (bass) and John Blease (drums).


Unknown: Martin Speake
Guitar: Mike Outram
Bass: Steve Watts
Bass: John Blease

: 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


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Jazz File

In the Mood
2/4. Guy Barker examines Glenn Miller 's relationship to other prominent bandleaders of the Swing Era, including Count Basie, and his employment of staff arrangers to provide new repertoire. Producer David Roper


Unknown: Glenn Miller
Producer: David Roper

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: I Vespri Sleiliani
The new season of broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera in New York begins with Verdi's tale of 13th-century French-occupied Sicily. The underlying tension between the two nationalities finally erupts in violence when wedding bells are used to signal the start of a massacre. Presented by Margaret Juntwait.
Vaudemont Andrew Gangestad (bass) New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti Acts 1, 2 and 3 8.20 The Met Opera Quiz Steven Blier puts listeners' questions to Ken Benson , Ben Cameron and Suzanne Martinucci.
Send questions to The Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station. PO Box 805. New York. NY 10150. USA. orviawww.bbc.co.uk/radio3.
8.50 Acts 4 and 5


Presented By: Margaret Juntwait.
Bass: Andrew Gangestad
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Unknown: Steven Blier
Unknown: Ken Benson
Unknown: Ben Cameron
Unknown: Suzanne Martinucci.
Elena: Sondra Radvanovsky (soprano)
Arrigo: Francisco Casanova (tenor)
Guido di Monforte: Leo Nucci (baritone)
Giovanni da Procida: Samuel Ramey (bass)
Ninetta: Jane Bunnell (mezzo)
Tebaldo: Eduardo Valdes (tenor)
Manfredo: Tony Stevenson (tenor)
Danieli: Ronald Naldi (tenor)
Roberto: Sebastian Catana (baritone)
DiBethune: Peter Volpe (bass)

: The Verb

Ian McMillan presents a showcase of new writing and performance.


Unknown: Ian McMillan

: Between the Ears

By the Rivers of Babylon
The story of the unlikely collaboration between Lord Byron (Giles Fagan ) and Isaac Nathan (Dominic Colchester), a young unknown
Jewish musician, who persuaded Byron to write lyrics to some ostensibly ancient Hebrew melodies. The venture was a publishing success and a critical disaster. But Byron's poems inspired several composers much greater than Nathan. By Judith Chernaik. With commentary by conductor Charles Mackerras. Anna Tilbrook (piano) Producer John Theocharis


Unknown: Giles Fagan
Unknown: Isaac Nathan
Unknown: Judith Chernaik.
Conductor: Charles MacKerras.
Piano: Anna Tilbrook
Producer: John Theocharis

: Hear and Now

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival Sarah Walker is at this year's Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. The Smith Quartet perform Kevin Volans 's String
Quartet No 1 (White Man Sleeps), the first peformance of Tendrils by Howard Skempton , Arvo Part's Summa and Steve Reich 's
Different Trains. And Poing play new works by Maja Ratkje and Karsten Fundal , plus Ratkje's essential extensions.


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Kevin Volans
Unknown: Howard Skempton
Unknown: Steve Reich
Unknown: Maja Ratkje
Unknown: Karsten Fundal

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Schubert String Quartet in G minor, Dl 73
Britten String Quartet No 1, Op 25 Casals Quartet
1.50 Moeran Phyllida and Corydon 2.15 Weiss Lute Suite No 17 in F minor 2.45 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande 3.05 Tchalkovsky The Seasons, Op 37a (excerpts) 3.20 Enescu Seven Songs ofCltlment Marot, Op 15 3.40 Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg: Prelude, Act 3; The Apprentices' Dance; Prelude, Act 1
4.00 Lotti Sonata in F (Echo Sonata)
4.10 Pachelbel Canon and Gigue in D4.15 Mehul Piano Sonata in D. OplNol 14.25 Verdi Tardo pergli Anni. e Tremulo (Attila) 4.35 Salnt-Saens Oboe Sonata in D,
Op 1664.45 Horowitz Moment Exotique 4.50 Sarasate Zigeunerweisen , Op 20 5.00 Rachmaninov, arr anon Vocalise. Op 34 No 14 5.05 Cipriano de Rore 0 Santo Fior Felice; 0 Voi che sotto I Amorose tnsegne
5.15 Sibelius Autumn Evening, Op 38 No 1
5.20 Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15 (excerpts); Vogel als Prophet, Op 82 No 7 5.30 Anon, arr Aznavorian Easter Melody 5.30 Lili Boulanger Nocturne
5.35 Gibbons What Is Our Life? 5.40 Debussy Prélude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune 5.50 Grieg Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 7 6.10 Schubert An die Musik, D54 7
6.15 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)
6.45 Brahms Hungarian Dances (excerpts)


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Moeran Phyllida
Unknown: Lotti Sonata
Unknown: Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Lili Boulanger

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