Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Vaughan Williams Norfolk
Rhapsody Haydn Piano Sonata in A, H XVI 26
8.00-9.00: Handel Concerto Grosso in C (Alexander's Feast) Debussy Nocturnes
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Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library Anthony Burton surveys the available recordings of Dvorak's
Violin Concerto in A minor and chooses the best.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.50 Geoffrey Smith reviews new recordings of chamber music by Mozart including piano trios with Anne-Sophie Mutter, Andre Previn and Daniel Muller-Schott ; Piano Quartets K478 & K493 played by the Faure Quartet; and the Dissonance and Hoffmeister string quartets from the Belcea Quartet.
11.20 Andrew McGregor talks to soprano Carolyn Sampson about her recent whirlwind of recording activity, from Ex Cathedra and the King's Consort to solo Mozart and Bach cantatas in Japan.
11.55 The Listening Booth Your chance to request some of the latest CD releases from the list on the programme website .
12.20 Discs of the Week: Buxtehude Membra Jesu Nostri (excerpts) (two recordings) Netherlands Bach Society, conductor Jos van Veldhoven;
Cantus Colin, conductor Konrad Junghanel www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: email@example.com Text: [number removed] (standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651
Lucie Skeaping presents an Easter programme with the BBC Singers directed by Harry Christophers. Music includes Domenico Scarlatti 's Stabat Mater.
Seascape and Fantasy in Tone Poems by Jean Sibelius. Stephen Johnson explores the varied moods and impressions conveyed by Sibelius in two of his greatest tone poems. The Oceanides is a haunting seascape inspired by his first Atlantic crossing. Pohjola's Daughter is a vivid fantasy inspired by one of the legends from the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala. The music examples are provided by the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Tecwin Evans.
A Night Out in Bamako
Kora master Toumani Diabate leads his
Symmetric Orchestra in a performance recorded at the Hogon Club in Mali's capital. The concert also features the great voice of Kasse Mady Diabate. Introduced by Lucy Duran.
Helen Mayhew introduces a concert by Andy Panayi (saxophone and flute), John Pearce
(piano) and Simon Woolf (bass), recorded at the Floral Hall, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Geoffrey Smith plays listeners' jazz requests. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA
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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
Two of the world's top young singers,
Anna Netrebko and Juan Diego Florez , star in Donizetti's masterpiece. Presented from
New York by Margaret Juntwait. i
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Maurizio Benini Act1
7.20 Twenty Minutes: Applause! Applause! Richard Foster on the power of applause.
7.40 Act 2
8.15 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert puts listeners' questions to
Bill Lutes , Terrence McNally and Stuart Hamilton. Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station. PO Box 805, New York. NY 10150. USA. or via bbc.co.uk/radio3
8.40 Act 3
RT DIRECT: A recording (2 CDs) of Donizetti's
Don Pasquale , starring Eva Mei and Frank Lopardo with the Munich Radio Orchestra conducted by Roberto Abbado , is available for E29 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone: [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. Quote ref: [number removed]
Ian McMillan presents the last in the recent series of Samuel Beckett centenary commissions.
Lamm and Doob meet in Yesterday, the play by Richard Bean in which sawing a chair leg takes on a special Significance. Producer ArianeKoek
Arnold Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire
Claire Booth (soprano), Cheltenham Festival Players, conductor Martyn Brabbins.
A concert from the British Music Information
Centre's 2005 Cutting Edge series. Crash Ensemble
Donnacha Dennehy Streetwalker (first UK performance)
Kevin Volans 1000 Bars (first UK performance) Roger Doyle Passade No 6 (first UK performance) Tom Johnson Naryana 's Cows Andrew Hamilton I Like Things (first UK performance)
John Godfrey Aria 51 (first UK performance) Philip Glass Music in Similar Motion
And the Kronos Quartet plays Philip Glass's Music for Company (String Quartet No 2).
With Susan Sharpe. Music for Easter Sunday.
CPE Bach Die Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt Jesu , Wq240 Soloists, Rheinische Kantorei , Das Kleine Konzert , director Hermann Max 2.14 Peeters Organ Concerto
2.58 Grieg Violin Sonata in F, Op 8 3.16 Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G 3.54 JM Bach Halt, was du hast 4.00 Biber Sonata I a otto; Sonata XII a otto 4.10 Bartolomeo da
Bologna Oue Pena Major 4.20 Facoll Pass'e Mezzo Moderno
4.28 Arne Let Not Rage Thy Bosom Firing (Artaxerxes)
4.34 Maasalo Notturno Pastorale 4.40 Noskowski Gypsy Dance; Kolomyika (A Hut out of the Village)
4.53 Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso , Op 14 5.00 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050 5.21 Liszt
Praludium und Fuge uber den Namen BACH 5.35 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor. Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight)
5.52 Stravinsky Tres Sacrae Cantiones 6.00 Shostakovich Second Waltz (Jazz Suite No 2) 6.05 Bystrom Air Russe Varies 6.17 Melartin Intermezzo (Symphony No 5);
Pastorale 6.28 Ravel Un Grand Sommeil Noir; ReVes; Ronsard a Son Ame 6.36 Barber Violin Concerto