With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Offenbach Overture: La Belle Helene BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109 Alfredo Perl
8.00-9.00: FX Richter Sonata in A minor for two violins, cello and continuo, Op 4 No 6 Musica Alta Ripa Shostakovich Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings Ronald Brautigam (piano), Peter Masseurs (trumpet), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
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Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library: Geoffrey Smith chooses a recording of Mozart's String Quintet in G Minor, K516, from those currently available.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.45 William Mival reviews recent orchestral releases, including Mahler symphonies from
Michael Tilson Thomas and Daniel Harding , and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony from the LSO conducted by Mstislav Rostropovich.
11.15 An interview with the Danish composer
Poul Ruders , who talks about the recording of his opera The Handmaid's Tale and what it means to be a Danish symphonist in the 21st century.
11.45 The Listening Booth: Your chance to request some of the latest CD releases from the list on the programme website .
12.30 Disc of the Week:
Mozart Violin Sonata in F, K547 Rachel Podger (violin), Gary Cooper (period piano) www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed]0300 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Text: [number removed] Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX. BBC1, page 651
The Evolution of Musical Drama
From the Ancient Greeks to the romances and sacred dramas of the 12th and 13th centuries, and the madrigal comedies of the 16th century, Lucie Skeaping looks at the early history of dramatic music before the emergence of opera.
A complete performance of the medieval Play of Daniel is broadcast tomorrow at 1pm
Stephen Johnson looks at one of the most compact and original of Beethoven's late works, the Cello Sonata in C, Op 102 No 1, with the help of cellist Frans Helmerson and pianist Peter Frankl.
2/2. Sam Farah of the BBC Arabic Service visits an Islamic Sufi gathering in Aleppo, northern Syria. With Israel on one border, and Iraq on another, religion in Syria is often politically charged, and at the gathering of Sheikh Habboush, music is seen as a potent force for Islam. Producer Roger Short
Claire Martin presents a selection of new CD releases, and talks to singer Gwyneth Herbert about her new album Bittersweet and Blue.
With Geoffrey Smith.
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Two-Three-Four: the Art of Arranging
2/6. John Dankworth continues his exploration of arranging for jazz ensembles with a focus on the reed section. The Dankworth Seven play examples of Duke Ellington's music to show how an arranger builds up the sound of the saxophones, and they explore how Glenn Miller achieved his distinctive sound. And Dankworth looks at arrangements made by Don Redman , Benny Carter , Billy May and Jimmy Giuffre. Producer Alyn Shipton
Live from the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro
Mozart's opera tells a tale of subterfuge, sexual jealousy and revenge (concocted by Lorenzo da Ponte from Beaumarchais's play) about two couples: the Count and Countess Almaviva, unhappy in their marriage; and Figaro and Susanna on the brink of marital bliss - until the Count tries to cancel the wedding because of his feelings for Susanna.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor James Levine Act1
7.20 Twenty Minutes: A Map of Manhattan
Geoff Dyer describes how he found the perfect deli for his elevenses, and how in doing so he discovered all he needed to know about what makes a neighbourhood a neighbourhood.
7.40 Act 2
8.30 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
In this first UK-based edition of the quiz, Stephanie Hughes puts listeners' questions to Mark Elder ,
Amanda Holden , Elaine Padmore and Robert Tear.
Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station, PO Box 805, New York, NY 10150, or via bbc.co.uk/radio3
9.00 Acts 3 and 4
Ian McMillan engages writers Ali Smith and Paul Bailey in a dialogue about dialogue. Producer Martin Smith
Lyell Cresswell at 60
Presented by Sarah Walker. Luciano Berio Requies
Lyell Cresswell Kaea ; Rev Norman McLeod 's Dance (Shadows without Sun); Of Smoke and Bickering Flame Simon Johnson (trombone), BBC Scottish SO, conductor Henrik Schaefer Liza Lim inguz
Richard Hames memorabilia Elision
Tim Brady Sauchiehall Street Performed by the composer (electric guitar) and tape
With Louise Fryer. Elqar The Music Makers, Op 69 Holst
Suite: The Planets (BBC Proms 2004) 2.30 Strauss Piano Sonata in B minor, Op 5 2.55 Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 3.15 Haydn Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise)
3.40 Helnichen Se Mai, Tirsi, Mio Bene (Clori e Tirsi)
4.00 Biber Scordatura Sonata 4.15 Dugan Toccata
4.20 Frescobaldi Toccata per spinettina e violino
4.25 Louis Couperin Chaconne in C 4.30 Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 14.40 Khachaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus: Suite No 2) 4.50 Purcell/Chilcott Hear My Prayer; My Prayer 5.00 Horneman Overture: Aladdin 5.10 Mozart Mentre Ti Lascio, 0 Figlia, K513
5.15 Durante Concerto per Quartetto No 3 in E flat
5.30 Hoffmann Flute Concerto in D 5.50 Haydn Der
Sturm, H XXIVa 8 6.00 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony) 6.15 Wlkander Spring Is
Young and Mild: An Evening Early in Spring; Spread Your
Fragrance Lilac White: King Lily of the Valley 6.30 Norman Two Character Pieces, Op 16.40 Schubert Heidenroslein , D257; Der Pilgrim, D794; Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, D583
6.50 Telemann Sonata in F (Der Getreue Music-Meister)