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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Verdi Ballabile (Macbeth, Act 3) New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor James Levine
Nielsen Rhapsody Overture: An Imaginary Journey to the Faeroe Islands
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
8.00-9.00: Purcell Overture in B flat (The
Staircase) The Parley of Instruments Renaissance Violin Band, director Peter Holman
Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost) Beaux Arts Trio
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 on3, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Verdi Ballabile
Conductor: James Levine
Conductor: Nielsen Rhapsody
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Director: Peter Holman

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Anthony Burton recommends a recording of Nielsen's Wind Quintet from those currently available.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.45 Daniel Leech-Wilkinson reviews releases of medieval and Renaissance music, including new discs from Ensemble Organum,
Hesperion XXI, and Westminster Cathedral Choir.
11.15 An interview with Mexican tenor Juan Diego Florez, who talks about his recent recordings of Italian arias and Rossini's Le Comte Ory.
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:
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 4 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Daniel 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: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Daniel Leech-Wilkinson
Tenor: Juan Diego
Conductor: Paul Daniel

: The Early Music Show

The Cantigas de Santa
Maria Catherine Bott follows the annual pilgrimage to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in north-west Spain, and delves into the music of the 13th-century Cantigas de Santa Maria.

Contributors

Unknown: Maria Catherine Bott
Unknown: Santa Maria.

: Discovering Music

The Confession of Isobel Gowdie
In 1662 Isobel Gowdie, from Nairn in Scotland, was strangled at the stake and burned in pitch as a witch and for consorting with the devil.
Composer James MacMillan was drawn by this horrific event to compose what he has described as an "act of contrition - the reguiem that Isobel Gowdie never had". MacMillan joins
Stephen Johnson to reveal how the work was composed and the ways in which he has tried to capture the soul of Scotland in music. The composer also conducts the BBC Philharmonic in a complete performance of the work.
See also Performance on 3 on Thursday at 7.30pm, and on Friday at 7.10pm, plus Darkness into Light on Friday at 10.15pm

Contributors

Unknown: Isobel Gowdie
Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: Isobel Gowdie
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: World Routes

Lucy Duran introduces a session from Argentine accordionist Chango Spasiuk , a nominee in the Radio 3 Awards for World Music. Plus a report from East Timor on musical life following the years of occupation and war. Producer Roger Short

Contributors

Introduces: Lucy Duran
Accordionist: Chango Spasiuk
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Line-Up

Helen Mayhew is joined by guests for a roundtable discussion about who to look out for in the 2005 jazz scene.

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Mayhew

: 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

Anything You Can Do
1/2. Julia McKenzie investigates all-girl jazz and dance bands and how they helped - or hindered -the acceptance of women musicians in the world of jazz and popular music. Producer Pete Atkin

Contributors

Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Otello
Ben Heppner leads an international cast as the jealous hero of Shakespeare's play, reworked in music by Verdi.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor James Levine Acts land 2
7.45 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Brian Zeger puts listeners' questions to Ben Cameron, Peter Kazaras and Richard Turp.
Send questions to The Met Opera Quiz, FOR Station, PO Box 805, New York, NY 10150, USA, or via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
8.20 Acts 3 and 4

Contributors

Unknown: Ben Heppner
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Brian Zeger
Unknown: Peter Kazaras
Unknown: Richard Turp.
Desdemona: Barbara Frittoli (soprano)
Otello: Ben Heppner (tenor)
lago: Carlo Guelfi (baritone)
Emilia: Jane Bunnell (mezzo)
Cassio: Garrett Sorenson (tenor)
Roderigo: Bernard Fitch (tenor)
Montano: Charles Taylor (baritone)
Lodovico: Vitalij Kowaljow (bass)
Herald: Brian Davis (tenor)

: The Verb

Ian McMillan presents a showcase of new writing and performance. Tom Paulin begins a new series exploring the Secret Life of the Poem, this week revealing the hidden meanings behind He Fumbles at Your Soul by Emily Dickinson.
Plus a commemoration of TS Eliot on the 40th anniversary, last Tuesday, of his death.

Contributors

Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Emily Dickinson.

: Between the Ears

Criss-Cross
"Beige", "criss-cross" and "point-five" are just three of the many slang terms for mixed-race children. This programme explores the joys and the challenges of mixed-race identity through the voices Of British Children. Producer Tanya Datta

Contributors

Producer: Tanya Datta

: Hear and Now

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2004
Sarah Walker presents profiles of composers Rebecca Saunders and Richard Ayres.
Musikfabrik perform Saunders's Quartet and are joined by conductor Richard Baker and trumpeter Marco Blaauw for Ayres's No 31 (NONcerto for trumpet); and the Asko Ensemble and the Exaudi Vocal Ensemble, conducted by Roland Kluttig , perform Ayres's No 33 (Valentine Tragashian Considers ... ) and No 36 (NONcerto for horn).

Contributors

Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Rebecca Saunders
Unknown: Richard Ayres.
Conductor: Richard Baker
Unknown: Marco Blaauw
Conducted By: Roland Kluttig

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Britten Three Divertimentos
Schubert String Quintet in C, D956 2.05 Gershwin Piano Concerto 2.40 Farkas La Cour du Roi Mathias
2.55 Kodaly Dances from Galanta 3.15 Bruhns Wohldem , der den Herren furchtet 3.20 Weiss Lute Suite in D minor
3.35 Vivaldi Dixit Dominus , RV595 4.05 Chopin Rondo in C minor, Op 14.15 Jarnefelt Kanteletar 4.20 Verdi Caro Nome (Rigoletto) 4.30 Dvorak Overture: Carnival
4.40 Frescobaidi, arr Kraus Canzona Seconda; Aria
4.45 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 3 No 2
5.00 Beethoven, transcr Busoni Overture: The Ruins of Athens, Op 113 5.10 Schubert Overture in the Italian Style in C. 0591 5.20 Squire Tarantella 5.25 Flotow Overture: Martha 5.30 Mozart Ach ich fuhl's es ist verschwunden (Die Zauberflote) 5.35 Smetana Sonata Movement in E minor 5.45 Stainov I Had a Dream 5.55 Hurlebusch Concerto in A for two oboes 6.05 Sibelius Rakastava
6.10 Poulenc Sept Chansons 6.25 Sary Pebble Playing in a Pot 6.35 Dohnanyi Konzertstuck in D, Op 12

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Farkas La Cour
Unknown: Bruhns Wohldem
Unknown: Vivaldi Dixit Dominus
Unknown: Chopin Rondo
Unknown: Jarnefelt Kanteletar
Unknown: Verdi Caro
Oboes: Sibelius Rakastava
Unknown: Dohnanyi Konzertstuck








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