Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bliss Mêlée Fantasque
Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191
8.00-9.00: Liszt Après une Lecture de Dante Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
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Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's classical music CD releases.
9.30 Building a Library Harriet Smith reviews available recordings of Schumann's Carnaval.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.50 Recent chamber music discs reviewed by Roderick Swanston : Mozart and Brahms trios.
11.20 Andrew McGregor talks to harpsichordist and conductor Masaaki Suzuki about his work with Bach Collegium Japan. 11.50 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: Sibelius Luonnotar Op 70; Orchestral Songs, Soile Isokoski
(soprano), Helsinki PO, conductor Leif Segerstam 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
Princes and Ambassadors
In 1524 England's shores saw a rather unusual arrival. Dr David Skinner reveals all to Andrew Manze with music provided by Magdala. Producer Steve Portnoi
Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat, D485
Charles Hazlewood and the BBC NOW explore the ways in which the young Schubert learned from the past. and from Mozart in particular.
A Night Out in Aleppo
Samir Farah introduces a concert from the old city of Aleppo, Syria, given by the Al Kindi Ensemble directed by Julien JalalEddine Weiss.
r Helen Mayhew presents a live session from the Scottish Composers Jazz Ensemble at the Glasgow International Jazz Festival.
Geoffrey Smith presents listeners'jazz requests. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
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Let Freedom Ring
1/2. The Blue Note Albums of Jackie McLeanJez Nelson presents a new series about the remarkable albums jazz saxophonist jazz saxophonist Jackie McLean , who died in March, recorded for the Blue Note label in the 1960s.
The series, based on candid interviews between Nelson and McLean, includes contributions from other well-known musicians, including vibraphone legend Bobby Hutcherson.
Smetana String Quartet No 2 in D minor Janacek Quartet
Puccini's tale of love, lust and revenge in a new production by Jonathan Kent at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conductor Antonio Pappano
Floria Tosca Anqela:
Mario Cavaradossi, a painter:
Baron Scarpia, Chief of Police:
Cesare Angelotti, former Consul:
Spoletta, a police agent:
Sciarrone, a gendarme:
Theatre historian Sarah Lenton and Stephanie Hughes talk to members of the cast, and Richard Foster explores the iconography of Mary Magdalen , the subject of Cavaradossi's painting in Act 1.
8.20 Act 2
9.05 Interval: Summoned by Bells
Author Alain Corbin tells Alyn Shipton about the subtle web of sounds that used to mark out our ancestors' days.
9.30 Act 3
RT DIRECT: recording of Puccini's Tosca (2 CDs) featuring Angela Gheorgiu , Roberto Alagna and Gwynne Howell , with the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House conducted by Antonio Pappano , is available for E25.00 including p&p. To order please send a cheque payable to Selections, to [address removed] Phone [number removed], or visit www.selections.com/ rtdirect. Quote ref: [number removed]
Sukhdev Sandhu makes another of his literary nocturnal journeys - deep into the underground world of sewers. Producer AasiyaLodhi
Artist Crawls to Canterbury
On Boxing Day 2005 performance artist Mark McGowan began crawling from Southwark to Canterbury. Was this a subtle comment on the media's inability to engage with contemporary art, or just a terrible way to spend a Christmas holiday? DirectorConor Lennon
BBC Orchestras in the Studio
Featuring SPNM British composers. Tansy Davies Tilting
Simon Holt Sunrise Yellow Noise
With Claire Booth (soprano)
David Gorton The Fall of Babel (first performance) Simon Bainbridge Three Pieces BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Zsolt Nagy
Jordan Hunt Six Pieces Fung Lam Illumination Ed Bennett Ausland Philip Venables Arc
BBC Philharmonic, conductorJames MacMillan
With Susan Sharpe.
Vladigerov Sonatina Concertante, Op 28 Chopin/Godowskl Etudes Wagner/Liszt Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)
Verdi/Liszt Concert Paraphrase (Ernani) Bellini/Liszt Reminiscences de Norma Debussy Reflets dans I'Eau (images, Bk 1) Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
2.16 LJpatti Aubade 237 Britten Les Illuminations, Op 18
3.00 Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic)
4.05 Vitols Romance 4.12 Debussy Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orleans 4.19 C Schumann Quatre Pieces Fugitives, Op 15 4.32 Abel Cello Sonata in A
4.41 Handel Ballet music: II Pastor Fido
4.52 Telemann Trumpet Concerto in D, TWV51 :D7
5.00 Bach Viola da Gamba Sonata No 3 in G minor, BVWI029
5.15 Monteverdi Confitebor 5.28 Pasquini Pastorale
5.33 Haydn Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, H XVI 36
5.48 Mozart Vedrai , Carino (Don Giovanni )
5.52 Wagner 0 du mein holder Abendstern (Tannhauser)
5.57 Tchalkovsky Marche Slave, Op 31
6.07 Beethoven Five Scottish and Irish Folk Songs, WoOI52
6.22 Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)