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: Morning on 3

Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Grainger Brigg Fair Handel Organ Concerto in F (The Cuckoo and the Nightingale) Mozart Ballet music: Les Petits Riens
8.00-9.00: Delius Brigg Fair Liszt Fantasia on two themes from Le Nozze di Figaro
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(5bbc.co.uk Address: Morning on 3. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Presented By: Martin Handley.

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library David Owen Norris surveys the available recordings of Elgar's overture In the South (Alassio).
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.50 Stephen Plaistow reviews recent releases of Chopin's solo piano music performed by Maurizio Pollini , Stephen Kovacevich and Artur Pizarro ; plus a review of Chopin's complete works for piano and orchestra played by Korean pianist Kun-Woo Paik.
11.20 Andrew McGregor talks to British composer John Casken about the challenges of getting new works recorded and then kept in the catalogue.
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: Mozart String
Quartet in C, K465 (Dissonance) Belcea Quartet www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: cdreviewiSbbc.co.uk Text: [number removed] (standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX. BBC1. page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Stephen Plaistow
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich
Unknown: Artur Pizarro
Pianist: Kun-Woo Paik.
Talks: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: John Casken

: The Early Music Show

A Pair of English Masterpieces -
Dido and Aeneas and Venus and Adonis Andrew Manze looks at the two masterpieces of 17th-century English opera: John Blow 's Venus and Adonis and Henry Purcell 's Dido and Aeneas.


Unknown: Adonis Andrew Manze
Unknown: John Blow
Unknown: Henry Purcell

: Discovering Music

Bruckner Motets. Anton Bruckner 's masses and motets occupy as important a place in his oeuvre as his symphonies. Stephen Johnson looks at Locus lste;Ave Maria (1861); Vexilla Regis ;
Os Justi and Christus Factus Est (1884). Performed by the BBC Singers, conductor Bob Chilcott.


Unknown: Anton Bruckner
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Vexilla Regis
Unknown: Os Justi
Conductor: Bob Chilcott.

: World Routes

Lucy Duran introduces new world music releases with John L Walters. Plus an acoustic session by the singer/songwriter Kevin Johansen , based in Argentina, whose latest album, City Zen, was nominated for a Latin Grammy.


Introduces: Lucy Duran
Unknown: John L Walters.
Songwriter: Kevin Johansen

: Jazz Line-Up

Helen Mayhew previews this year's Radio 3 coverage of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. And journalist Jack Massarik presents his monthly jazz column.


Unknown: Helen Mayhew
Unknown: Jack Massarik

: 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
3/3. Concluding his history of the saxophone, Courtney Pine talks about its suitability for f reeform jazz and fluid, stream-of-consciousness improvising, and how the saxophone has become an established voice in popular music and Culture. Producer David Perry


Producer: David Perry

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met

Le Nozze dl Figaro
The Met continues this year's Mozart celebrations with his popular masterpiece based on the play by Beaumarchais. Figaro and Susanna want to marry - but the Count has his own plans that don't involve Figaro.
Presented from New York by Margaret Juntwait. and New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Mark Wigglesworth Act1
7.20 Interval: Rewriting the Easter Rising Ninety years after the Easter Rising,
Robbie Meredith introduces the story behind the poem Easter, 1916 by WB Yeats.
7.40 Act 2
8.30 Interval: The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert puts listeners' questions to
Peter Kazaras , Lotfi Mansouri and Raymond Menard. Send questions to Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station, PO Box 805, New York. NY 10150, USA, or via bbc.co.uk/radio3
8.55 Acts 3 and 4 RT DIRECT: A complete recording (3 CDs) of Mozart's
Le Nozze di Figaro, starring Kiri te Kanawa and Anne Sofie von Otter and conducted by James Levine , is available for £14.99 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: Margaret Juntwait.
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Introduces: Robbie Meredith
Unknown: Thor Eckert
Unknown: Peter Kazaras
Unknown: Lotfi Mansouri
Unknown: Raymond Menard.
Unknown: Anne Sofie
Conducted By: James Levine
Figaro: John Relyea (bass)
Susanna: Andrea Rost (soprano)
Dr Bartolo: Maurizio Muraro (bass)
Marcellina: Wendy White (mezzo)
Cherubino: Alice Coote (mezzo)
Count Almaviva: Peter Mattei (baritone)
Countess Almaviva: Soile Isokoski (soprano)
Don Basilio: David Cangelosi (tenor)
Antonio: Patrick Carfizzi (baritone)
Don Curzio: Bernard Fitch (tenor)
Barbarina: Tonna Miller (soprano)
Bridesmaids: Yvonne Gonzales Redman
Bridesmaids: Reveka Evanqelia Mavrovitis (sopranos)

: The Verb

The body of a boy is washed up on a beach. Was it a fishing accident? Or was it murder? What unfolds is a haunting short story, specially commissioned from Nigerian-born writer Segun Afolabi , which explores the role of blame in our societies today. He also discusses the art of the short story with Ian McMillan and his guests. Producer Ariane Koek


Unknown: Segun Afolabi
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Hear and Now

John Tilbury at 70. Pianist John Tilbury marks his 70th birthday in conversation with Robert Worby about his career in music, improvisation and, more recently, in Samuel Beckett 's theatrical works. With Tilbury's recordings of music by John Cage , Morton Feldman ,
Terry Riley , Cornelius Cardew and Howard Skempton , an improvisation with drummer Eddie Prevost , and Beckett's Rough for Radio I.


Unknown: John Tilbury
Pianist: John Tilbury
Unknown: Robert Worby
Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Music By: John Cage
Music By: Morton Feldman
Music By: Terry Riley
Music By: Cornelius Cardew
Music By: Howard Skempton
Unknown: Eddie Prevost

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Grechaninov Liturgia Domestica , Op 79 2.18 Gullmant Organ Sonata No 2 in D, Op 50 2.33 Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor 2.57 Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 60 3.30 Glazunov Mazurka in Fsharp minor, Op 25 No 2 3.37 Tchaikovsky Serenade for strings, Op 48
4.07 Bach Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV875 (Well-Tempered Klavier) 4.11 Isaac Fortuna Disperata
4.16 Traditional Improvisation La Monica 4.24 Norman Contrasts, Op 61 Nos land 2 4.28 Paganini Perpetuum
Mobile, Op 11 No 2 4.34 Lehar Wie eine Rosenknospe (Die lustige Witwe) 4.41 Chopin Variations Brillantes on a theme from Herold's Ludovic 4.49 Bach, arr Stokowski Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 5.00 Grechaninov Laudate Dominum ; Cantate Domino, Op 155 5.15 Handel Meine Seele hort im Sehen 5.22 Saint-Saens Allegro
Appassionato in C sharp minor, Op 70 5.29 Bella Solemn Overture 5.36 Bacewicz Concerto for strings 5.51 Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K281 6.14 Cossetto Dance of St George's Male Companions; Dance ofSt George's Female Companions 6.22 Hoist St Paul 's Suite, Op 29 No 2
6.37 Karlowicz Stanislaw and Anna of Oswiecim, Op 12


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Grechaninov Liturgia Domestica
Unknown: Glazunov Mazurka
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Unknown: Isaac Fortuna Disperata
Unknown: Grechaninov Laudate Dominum
Unknown: Handel Meine Seele
Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Karlowicz Stanislaw

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