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: Morning on 3

Martin Handley celebrates the bicentenary of the birth of Hans Christian Andersen.
7.00-8.00: Oskar Nedbal The Fortress; Tin
Army (Ballet: Andersen) T Chilcot Orpheus with His Lute Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15
8.00-9.00: Vivaldi Concerto Grosso in B minor, RV580 (L'Estro Armonico)
Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche 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 3, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Martin Handley
Unknown: Hans Christian Andersen.
Unknown: Oskar Nedbal
Unknown: Lute Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Strauss Till Eulenspiegels

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library Patrick O'Connor recommends a recording of Gounod's Faust from those currently available.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.45 Philip Lane reviews new releases of British music, including Britten's Serenade and Les
Illuminations from Toby Spence and the Scottish Ensemble, Frank Bridge string quartets from the Maggini Quartet, and Rawsthorne symphonies from David Lloyd-Jones and the Bournemouth SO.
11.15 Andrew McGregor talks to Errollyn Wallen about her double life as a composer and performer often at the outer edges of classical music. Plus a look at recent discs on the Avie label, and by the Brodsky quartet.
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:
Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135 Takacs Quartet
www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed]0300 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: Patrick O'Connor
Unknown: Philip Lane
Unknown: Toby Spence
Unknown: David Lloyd-Jones
Talks: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Errollyn Wallen

: The Early Music Show

Beggars, Ballads and a Brouhaha
John Gay 's Beggar's Opera of 1728 celebrates 18th-century London street life, with beggars, cut-throats, thieves and prostitutes singing the popular ballads of the day. Lucie Skeaping looks at its inspiration, background and impact as a welcome and very British antidote to the fashionable Italian opera of the day, with all its excesses, pretensions and classical allusions.


Unknown: John Gay

: Charles Haziewood Discovering Music

Charles Hazlewood sheds new light on Robert Schumann 's Symphony No 4 in D minor in its original version of 1841. He questions the opinion that Schumann was not a good orchestrator and explores the innovative way in which the composer shaped the work into a single span of invention. The performances are provided by the BBCSSO, conducted by Douglas Boyd.


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Conducted By: Douglas Boyd.

: World Routes

Highlights from a tribute concert for one of India's greatest musicians, Vilayat Khan , who died last year. Jameela Siddiqi introduces performances from santoor player Shivkumar Sharma , flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia , singer Kishori Amonkar and Vilayat's son, sitarist Shujaat Husain Khan.


Musicians: Vilayat Khan
Introduces: Jameela Siddiqi
Unknown: Shivkumar Sharma
Singer: Hariprasad Chaurasia
Singer: Kishori Amonkar
Unknown: Shujaat Husain Khan.

: Jazz Line-Up

1/2. A celebration of five years of the programme with a concert recorded at Broadcasting House, Glasgow. In the first part presenters Claire Martin, Helen Mayhew , Stacey Kent and Julian Joseph are joined by Jim Mullen (guitar), Tim Garland and Konrad Wiszniewski (saxophones), Guy Barker (trumpet) and Mark Lattimer (piano).


Unknown: Helen Mayhew
Unknown: Stacey Kent
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Guitar: Jim Mullen
Guitar: Tim Garland
Guitar: Konrad Wiszniewski
Unknown: Guy Barker
Piano: Mark Lattimer

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Fax: [number removed]4378 email: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Jazz File

The Joy of Sax
2/3. Continuing his history of the saxophone, Courtney Pine relates how, with the bebop revolution of the 1940s and 50s, the saxophone emerged as the pre-eminent instrument in jazz. Producer David Perry
Phill Jupitus on Miles Davis : page 54


Unknown: Courtney Pine
Producer: David Perry
Producer: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Miles Davis

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Der Rosenkavalier
Some of Richard Strauss 's most glorious music is to be found in this romantic comedy set in 18th-century Vienna. It's a tale of passion, farce and tangled emotions between the aristocratic Marschallin, her youthful lover Octavian (the Knight of the Rose), and the beautiful young Sophie, unfortunate fiancee of the Marschallin's boorish cousin, Baron Ochs.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Donald Runnicles Act1
7.45 Interval: Opera News on the Air Father Owen Lee explores the effect the Marschallin has on the other characters in Der Rosenkavalier.
8.15 Act 2
9.15 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert puts listeners' questions to Carolyn Abbate , Karen Stone and Willie Anthony Waters. Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station. PO Box 805, New York, NY 10150, or via bbc.co.uk/radio3
9.50 Act 3


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Conductor: Donald Runnicles
Unknown: Owen Lee
Unknown: Thor Eckert
Unknown: Carolyn Abbate
Unknown: Karen Stone
Unknown: Willie Anthony Waters.
Marschallin: Angela Denoke (soprano)
Octavian: Susan Graham (mezzo)
Sophie: Laura Aikin (soprano)
Baron Ochs: Peter Rose (bass)
Faninal: Hakan Hagegard (baritone)
Marianne: Claudia Waite (soprano)
Annina: Wendy White (mezzo)
Valzacchi: Greg Fedderly (tenor)
Italian Singer: Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
Police Commissar: Paul Plishka (bass)
Innkeeper: Tony Stevenson (tenor)
Notary: James Courtney (bass)

: Hear and Now

Ivan Hewett presents highlights from last year's Donaueschingen Music Days, in southern
Germany, and talks to the featured composers, who include Andreas Dohmen , Alwynne Pritchard , Pier-Luigi Billone and Rebecca Saunders. Plus the winning work from last year's International Rostrum of Composers: Helena Tulve 's Sula, performed by Tommy Mansikka -
Aho (didgeridoo) and the Estonian National SO, conducted by Toomas Vavilov


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Andreas Dohmen
Unknown: Alwynne Pritchard
Unknown: Pier-Luigi Billone
Unknown: Rebecca Saunders.
Unknown: Helena Tulve
Unknown: Tommy Mansikka
Conducted By: Toomas Vavilov

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Britten Violin Concerto Ravel Tzigane Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D 2.25 Mahler Des Knaben
Wunderhorn 2.55 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark) 3.15 Handel Concerto Grosso in A Op 6 No 11
3.30 Bach Chorale-Preludes: Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, BWV658:Nunkomm'derHeidenHeiland,BWV659
3.40 Corteccia Musica delta Commedia 4.00 Tartlnl
Violin Sonata in G minor, Op 1 No 10 (Didone Abbandonata)
4.10 Juon Humoreske , Op 18 No 7 Saeverud Lullaby (Tunes and Dances from Sil/ustol: Suite No 1) 4.15
Schumann Wehmut ; Im Walde (Liederkreis) Schumann, arr Bojsten Hör'ich das Liedchen klingen (Dichterliebe) 4.25 Ivancic Symphony in G 4.30 Zemllnsky Heilige Nacht. Op 2 No 2
4.35 Martinu Polkas and Etudes, Book 3 4.45 Fall 0 Rose von Stambul 4.50 Bersa Capriccio-Scherzo , Op 25c
5.00 Lisinski Grand Overture No 7 5.10 Maldere Sinfonia in F 5.25 Vaet Postquam Consumati Essent Dies
5.30 Corelll Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 8
(Christmas Concerto) 5.45 Dellus, arr Beecham The
Walk to the Paradise Garden 6.00 Bach English Suite No 3 in G minor, BWV808 6.20 Bingham Lace Making
6.25 Tchalkovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet
6.45 Gounod Ah Lève-Toi Soleil (Romeo et Juliette)
6.50 Bazzinl Dance of the Elves, Op 25


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Von Gott
Unknown: Corteccia Musica
Unknown: Juon Humoreske
Unknown: Schumann Wehmut
Unknown: Rose von Stambul
Unknown: Bersa Capriccio-Scherzo

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