With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E minor, RV273 Giuliano Carmignola , Venice Baroque Orchestra, director Andrea Marcon Ravel La
Valse Philharmonia, conductor Andre Cluytens
8.00-9.00: Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K309 Mitsuko Uchida Bartok Two Pictures Chicago SO, conductor Pierre Boulez
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Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
Piers Burton-Page recommends a recording of Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem from those currently available.
releases of music from the Classical period, including Haydn symphonies from Rene Jacobs and Nikolaus Harnoncourt , and Mozart piano sonatas from Andreas Staier.
Dreyfus, director of the viol consort Phantasm, about their award-winning recordings of Purcell and Gibbons, and the thinking behind their latest disc, The Four Temperaments.
Andrew McGregor plays some seasonal new releases.
Sonata in B flat minor, Op 36 Simon Trpceski www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] email: email@example.com Text: [number removed] Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX. BBC1. page 651
The BBC singers, conducted by Jeffrey Skidmore , perform the Lamentations for
Maundy Thursday and the Mass Vinum Bonum, with its associated motet, by Orlande de Lassus. Presented by Catherine Bott.
The Piano Sound of Late Brahms
In a workshop recorded in the Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton, pianist David Owen Norris delves into the musical and symbolic detail in the collection of six piano pieces, Op 118, composed by Brahms in 1892. The music is illustrated on a piano of the period, built in 1887.
Lucy Duran is joined by Charlie Gillett for a round-up of new world music CDs. And Andy Kershaw reviews the new boxed set / Am the Upsetter by Jamaican reggae pioneer Lee Perry.
Helen Mayhew talks to jazz vocalist Andy Bey and presents a selection of new CD releases.
Plus a round-up of news from the UK jazz scene.
With Geoffrey Smith.
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The Joy of Sax
New series 1/3. Invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s for use in orchestras and military bands, the saxophone was adopted by jazz performers such as Sidney Bechet , Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young in the early 20th century, who gave it its authentic voice. Courtney Pine explores its history. Producer David Perry
Live from the Met: Cavalleria Rusticana/ Pagliacd
The ever-popular pair of short operas returns to the Met for a special Easter performance. Presented from New York by Margaret Juntwait.
Cavalleria Rusticana. By Pietro Mascagni.
Easter Sunday, c 1880. Santuzza, in a jealous rage over Turiddu's affair with Alf io's wife, decides to enlighten the cheated husband. But this is Sicily, and there's only one way that honour can be satisfied.
James Conlon and Donald Runnicles join Henry Fogel to share their experiences of life on the conductor's podium.
8.20 Pagliacd. By Ruggiero Leoncavallo. A troupe of travelling players comes to town, and the impresario guards his young wife jealously. As it turns out, he has every reason to.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Dennis Russell Davies
See also Das Rheingold on Sunday at 9.30pm and Die Walkure on Monday at 5.15pm on BBC2
Ian McMillan with new verse from John Burnside and a commissioned parable from Pakistani novelist Kamlia Shamsie. Producer Martin Smith
Pliny's Naturalis Historia
Words by Pliny the Elder; music by Adrian Lee , Simon Rogers and Sylvia Hallett. Sean Barret and Mia Soteriou read excerpts from the Latin text of Pliny the Elder's observations of the animal kingdom, Naturalis Historia (AD 77), to a soundscape of specially composed music mixed with animal recordings gathered from Bristol's Natural History Unit. Adapted and produced by Kate McAII. The original Latin text, with an English translation, is available on the website at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3.
4/4. The Nash Ensemble under Lionel Friend give the first performances of works by Harrison Birtwistle , Colin Matthews and Elliott Carter. Plus music by Oliver Knussen and Julian Anderson.
And Birmingham Contemporary Music Group play music by Gerald Barry , Simon Holt , Colin Matthews and Philip Cashian. Presented by Sarah Walker.
With John Shea. CPE Bach DieAuferstehungund
HimmelfahrtJesu, Wq240 3.15 BST Stanford The Haven, Op 127 No 4 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor 3.45 BST Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso in E, Op 14 3.50 BST
Bartok Four Hungarian folk songs 4.05 BST Handel Alceste (excerpt) 4.15 BST Plattl Oboe Concerto in G minor
4.25 BST Weber Der Freischutz (excerpt) 4.35 BST
Frescobaldi Canzona Trigesimaprima Bach Concerto in C minor, BWV1060, for oboe and violin 4.50 BST Verdi Overture: Nabucco 5.00 BST Franck Les Eolides 5.10 BST Mozart Rondo in D, KAngl84 5.15 BST CPE Bach Two
Minuets in F; Fantasia in D; Andante e Sostenuto in C: Presto in QFugain C 5.30 as Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 3
5.40 BST Badarzewska-Baranowska The Maiden's
Prayer, Op 4 5.45 BST Lysenko Fantasy on Two Ukrainian Themes 5.55 BST Bouwman Overture: Thalia
6.05 BST Mozart Variations in C on Lison Dormait , K264
6.15 BST Hammerschmidt Suite in D minor
6.30 BST Haydn Symphony No 67 F