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: Morning on 3

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
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 W1A1AA


Presented By: Martin Handley.

: CD Review

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: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Text: [number removed] (standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Andre Previn
Piano: Daniel Muller-Schott
Talks: Andrew McGregor
Soprano: Carolyn Sampson
Conductor: Konrad Junghanel

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents an Easter programme with the BBC Singers directed by Harry Christophers. Music includes Domenico Scarlatti 's Stabat Mater.


Directed By: Harry Christophers.
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti
Unknown: Stabat Mater.

: Discovering Music

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.


Unknown: Jean Sibelius.
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Tecwin Evans.

: World Routes

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.


Unknown: Toumani Diabate
Unknown: Kasse Mady Diabate.
Introduced By: Lucy Duran.

: Jazz Line-Up

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.


Introduces: Helen Mayhew
Unknown: Andy Panayi
Flute: John Pearce
Flute: Simon Woolf

: 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.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


Unknown: Courtney Pine
Producer: David Perry

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met

Don Pasquale
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]


Unknown: Don Pasquale
Singers: Anna Netrebko
Singers: Juan Diego Florez
Unknown: Margaret Juntwait.
Conductor: Maurizio Benini
Unknown: Richard Foster
Unknown: Thor Eckert
Unknown: Bill Lutes
Unknown: Terrence McNally
Unknown: Stuart Hamilton.
Unknown: Don Pasquale
Unknown: Eva Mei
Unknown: Frank Lopardo
Conducted By: Roberto Abbado
Norina: Anna Netrebko (soprano)
Ernesto: Juan Diego Florez (tenor)
Don Pasquale: Simone Alaimo (bass)
Dr Malatesta: Mariusz Kwiecien (baritone)
Notary: Anthony Laciura (tenor)

: The Verb

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


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Play By: Richard Bean

: Pre-Hear

Arnold Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire
Claire Booth (soprano), Cheltenham Festival Players, conductor Martyn Brabbins.


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.

: Hear and Now

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).


Unknown: Donnacha Dennehy Streetwalker
Unknown: Kevin Volans
Unknown: Roger Doyle Passade
Unknown: Tom Johnson Naryana
Unknown: Andrew Hamilton
Unknown: John Godfrey Aria

: Through the Night

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


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Himmelfahrt Jesu
Soloists: Rheinische Kantorei
Soloists: Das Kleine Konzert
Director: Hermann Max
Unknown: Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Stravinsky Tres Sacrae

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