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: Morning on 3

Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Mozart String Quartet in E flat, K160 Dvorak Czech Suite, Op 39
8.00-9.00: Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 3 No I Krommer Octet-Partita in F Op 57 For full details visit www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/morningon3 on the day of transmission PHONE: [number removed]
(calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: morningon3@bbc.co.uk Address: Morning on 3, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Presented By: Martin Handley.

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library Sarah Walker recommends a recording of Debussy's Syrinx from those currently available.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.50 Hilary Finch reviews new chamber music recordings, including Beethoven from the Tokyo and Borodin Quartets, Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov playing Schubert, and Franck's Piano Quintet from the Schubert Ensemble.
11.20 Andrew McGregor asks pianist Piers Lane about his enthusiasm for rare repertoire on record and about his new recording of the original version of the Delius Piano Concerto, and gets an Australian's point-of-view on Percy Grainger.
11.55 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: Vaughan Williams Willow-Wood Roderick Williams (baritone),
Royal Liverpool PO, conductor David Lloyd-Jones www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Text: [number removed] (standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Unknown: Isabelle Faust
Unknown: Alexander Melnikov
Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Pianist: Piers Lane
Unknown: Percy Grainger.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Baritone: Willow-Wood Roderick Williams
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones

: The Early Music Show

Archive Month
1/4. Catherine Bott talks to countertenor Michael Chance about the pioneer of the modern-day countertenor, Alfred Deller.
With music by Morley, Purcell, Handel and Bach. Archive Month continues next Saturday

Contributors

Talks: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Michael Chance
Unknown: Alfred Deller.

: Charles Hazlewood Discovering Music

Strauss Metamorphosen
Richard Strauss conceived his late masterpiece for 23 solo strings as a memorial for a lost musical culture, particularly the bombing of the Munich Opera House in the Second World War. Charles Hazlewood and his ensemble Excellent
Device explore the musical detail behind this very personal work, revealing how strongly the shadow of Beethoven, particularly the Eroica symphony, is cast over the music.

Contributors

Unknown: Strauss Metamorphosen
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Charles Hazlewood

: World Routes

Syria
2/2. Sam Farah of the BBC Arabic Service visits an Islamic Sufi gathering in Aleppo, 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

Contributors

Unknown: Sam Farah
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Line-Up

Helen Mayhew presents Norma Winstone (vocals) and Gareth Williams (piano) in concert, performing their own compositions at the Floral Hall,
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in London.

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Mayhew
Unknown: Norma Winstone
Piano: Gareth Williams

: Jazz Record Requests

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

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Jazz File

Ronnie Scott 's
4/4. George Melly concludes his history of the London jazz club. Proprietor Pete King reveals how, though the world's top jazz performers continue to play at Ronnie Scott 's, it remains a club run by musicians for musicians. Producer AianHaii RT DIRECT: Ronnie Scott's Forty-Five (2 CDs), featuring tracks by Herbie Hancock , Diana Krall , Charles Mingus , Oscar Peterson and many others, is available on CD for
E14.99 including p&p. To order, send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone: [number removed] (national rate) quoting [number removed], or visit selections.com/rtdirect

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: George Melly
Unknown: Pete King
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Herbie Hancock
Unknown: Diana Krall
Unknown: Charles Mingus
Unknown: Oscar Peterson

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Cyrano de Bergerac

The Met's first production of Franco Alfano's 1936 heroic comedy, starring Placido Domingo as the poet and swordsman who falls madly in love with his beautiful cousin Roxane - but who believes that his large nose gives him little hope of winning her affections.
Presented from New York by Margaret Juntwait.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Marco Armiliato

7.55 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Brian Zeger puts listeners' questions to Henry Fogel, Michelle Krisel and Perry Lorenzo
Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, [address removed], or via [web address removed]

8.25 Act 2

RT DIRECT: Alfano's Cyrano De Bergerac (2CDs) is available for £25 including p&p To order, please send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone: [number removed] (national rate) quoting [number removed], or visit [web address removed]

9.40 The Verb
Writer Val McDermid uncovers the secret of The Grave Tattoo and reveals the connection between poet William Wordsworth and mutineer Fletcher Christian And Tash Aw talks about Korean novelist Hwang Sok-Yong and his novel The Guest
Presented by Ian McMillan Producer Ariane Koek

10.25 Pre-Hear Smith Quartet
Arvo Part Summa
Steve Reich Different Trains

Contributors

Unknown: Franco Alfano
Unknown: Placido Domingo
Unknown: Margaret Juntwait.
Roxane: Sondra Radvanovsky (soprano)
Cyrano: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Christian: Raymond Very (tenor)
De Guiche: Anthony Michaels-Moore (baritone)
Ragueneau: Roberto de Candia (baritone)

: Hear and Now Huddersfield Contemporary

Music Festival
5/5. Featuring the music of Helmut Lachenmann and two pieces for large ensembles: Mouvement ... (vor der Erstarrung) and Concertini, played by Germany's Ensemble Modern. Plus vocal works by Georg Friedrich Haas and Friedrich Zeller performed by the Neue Vocalsolisten, Stuttgart. Presented by Sarah Walker and Ivan Hewett.

Contributors

Unknown: Helmut Lachenmann
Unknown: Georg Friedrich Haas
Unknown: Friedrich Zeller
Presented By: Sarah Walker
Presented By: Ivan Hewett.

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea. San Francisco SO, conductor
Michael Tilson Thomas Beethoven March in F, Wo019;
March in C, Wo020 Mahler Symphony No 5 2.24 Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life) 2.53 Schubert Piano Sonata in D, D 850 3.31 Abel Symphony in D, Op 10 No 5
3.40 Tchaikovsky Variations on a Roccoco Theme in A,
Op 33 4.01 Schiitz Four madrigals 4.13 Piccinini Toccata ; Chiaccona 4.18 Vivaldi Sonata in C for oboe and violin,
RV779 4.32 Schumann Six Cesange, Op 89 4.45 Chopin Etude in F, Op 10 No 8 4.48 Noskowski Polonaise Elegaique , Op 22 4.51 Franck Piece Héroïque in B minor 5.00 Grieq Overture: In Autumn, Op 115.12 Sarasate Zigeunerweisen ,
5.22 Traditional Dances from the Locse Virginal Book;
Dances from the Gervaise Collection; Dance of the Prince of Transylvania 5.30 Liszt Funerailles (Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses) 5.45 Pallasz Epitaph 5.53 Bonnet Variations de Concert 6.03 Deutsch Overture: The Croatian Girl
6.15 CPE Bach Morgengesang am Schopfungsfeste, Wq239
6.28 Mozart Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466

Contributors

Unknown: Abel Symphony
Unknown: Piccinini Toccata
Unknown: Noskowski Polonaise Elegaique
Unknown: Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
Unknown: Liszt Funerailles
Unknown: Bach Morgengesang








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