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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Milhaud Ballet: Le Boeuf surie Toit Orchestre National de Lille, conductor Jean-Claude Casadesus Schubert Variations in B flat, D968a Rico Gulda and Christopher Hinerhuber (pianos)
8.00-9.00: Vaughan Williams Prelude and Fugue in C minor Ian Watson (organ), London
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox Mozart Piano Trio in G, K564 Daniel Barenboim , Nikolaj Znaider (violin), Kyril Zlotnikov (cello) 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

Unknown: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
Pianos: Christopher Hinerhuber
Unknown: Ian Watson
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Violin: Kyril Zlotnikov

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor presents some of this month's newest releases.
9.30 Building a Library Chris de Souza surveys available recordings of the music of Gerald Finzi , who died 50 years ago.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.45 Alexandra Wilson surveys some recent vocal recital discs, including Renee Fleming and Anna Netrebko 's recordings with Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra,
Simon Keenleyside 's Tales of the Opera and the debut CD of Australian soprano Amelia Farrugia.
11.15 Andrew McGregor talks to Jos van
Immerseel about playing period pianos and working with his ensemble Anima Eterna.
11.45 The Listening Booth Your chance to sample the latest CD releases from the programme website .
12.15 Disc of the Week: Debussy
Preludes, Book 1 Steven Osborne (piano) 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: Gerald Finzi
Unknown: Alexandra Wilson
Unknown: Renee Fleming
Unknown: Anna Netrebko
Unknown: Valery Gergiev
Unknown: Simon Keenleyside
Soprano: Amelia Farrugia.
Talks: Andrew McGregor
Piano: Steven Osborne

: The Early Music Show

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Catherine Bott talks to the director of the vocal ensemble I Fagiolini, Robert Hollingworth. With works by Monteverdi, Pallavicino and Janequin. Producer Rebecca Bean

Contributors

Talks: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Robert Hollingworth.
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Discovering Music

Sibelius:
Tapiola Stephen Johnson joins the BBC Philharmonic under Martyn Brabbins for a workshop on Sibelius's final orchestral work. Producer Chris wines

Contributors

Unknown: Tapiola Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Martyn Brabbins

: World Routes in Peru

2/3. Lucy Duran explores the music of the remote Andean region of Ayacucho. Including a session by Manuelcha Prado, a performance of El Condor Pasa on the Peruvian harp, and songs from Puspo, a singer who at the age of 22 has 17 Children. Producer James Parkin

Contributors

Unknown: Lucy Duran
Producer: James Parkin

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin with highlights of the BBC Big Band in concert, conducted by Barry Forgie , recorded at the Snape Maltings, Suffolk. Producer Keith Loxam

Contributors

Unknown: Claire Martin
Conducted By: Barry Forgie
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Jazz Record Requests

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Geoffrey Smith.

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Idomeneo

Margaret Juntwait presents a performance of Mozart's first operatic masterpiece, live from the New York Metropolitan Opera House. Idomeneo, King of Crete, has escaped a shipwreck by promising to sacrifice to Neptune the first person he meets. That person is Idomeneo's son Idamante. Mozart Idomeneo Orchestra and Chorus of the New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
7.00 Twenty Minutes: The Last Jew on Crete
Idomeneo tells of shipwreck and the return of an extraordinary man to the island of Crete. it has a parallel in the story of Nicholas Stavroulakis. In the 1950s, Stavroulakis, whose roots are in Crete, arrived on the island after the destruction of the Jewish community by the Nazis. Here he muses on how he restored the crumbling Etz Hayyim Synagogue in Hania, and has acted as the city's Rabbi, much of the time for a community of one - himself! Introduced by Rory MacLean.
7.20 Act 2
8.20 Met Opera Quiz
Hosted by Beverley Sills, with panellists Ira Siff and Terrence McNally.
Send questions to: Met Opera Quiz, [address removed], or via [web address removed]
8.40 Act 3
RT DIRECT: Mozart's Idomeneo (3 CDs) with Ian Bostridge, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Lisa Milne, Barbara Frittoli, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Charles Mackerras, is available for £29.00 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections to:
RT Offers, Selections, [address removed], or call the orderline on [number removed], or visit [web address removed] Quote Ref. UK delivery only

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Juntwait
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Nicholas Stavroulakis
Introduced By: Rory MacLean
Unknown: Beverley Sills
Unknown: Ira Siff
Unknown: Terrence McNally
Unknown: Ian Bostridge
Unknown: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
Unknown: Lisa Milne
Unknown: Barbara Frittoli
Unknown: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Idomeneo: Koble van Rensburq (tenor)
Idamante: Magdalena Kozena (mezzo)
Ilia: Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)
Elettra: Alexandra Deshorties (soprano)
Arbace: Jeffrey Francis (tenor)
Voice of Neptune: Stephen Milling (bass)

: The Verb

Ian McMillan is joined by the poet Fiona Sampson , who explores the allure of the quartet, both literary and musical, in a specially written piece. Producer Laura Thomas

Contributors

Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Fiona Sampson
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Between the Ears

Bread on the Waters
A journey into the ebbs and flows of "bottle evangelism" whereby the word of God is sealed in glass flasks and floated across the ocean. From senders to finders, coast to coast, follow the missionaries who use the ocean as a postmistress in Search Of souls to Save. Producer Neil McCarthy

Contributors

Producer: Neil McCarthy

: Hear and Now

2/5. Robert Worby with music from this year's Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Timothy O'Dwyer Gravity Maurizio Pisati Habergeiss
John Rodqers L'Aura Eternal: Ciacco; Ma Fiuo Richard Barrett Codex 1 Elision
Christopher Fox 1, 2 3 (first performance) Chantale Laplante Study of a Room Morton Feldman Spring of Chrosoes Smith Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Worby
Unknown: Timothy O'Dwyer
Unknown: Maurizio Pisati Habergeiss
Unknown: John Rodqers
Unknown: Chantale Laplante
Unknown: Morton Feldman

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Schubert Fantasia in F 0940 Leon Fleischer and Katherine Jacobson Fleischer (piano); Piano Sonata in B flat, D960 Leon Fleischer 2.04 Mendelssohn String Octet in E flat, Op 20 2.36 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor
3.05 Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie 3.56 Kodaly Mountain Nights 4.00 Fault L'Offrande 4.06 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in C minor, Op I No 8 4.13 Fb'rster Vanitas Vanitatum
4.25 Marais Caprice ou Sonate 4.31 Luzzaschi 0 Primavera; 0DolcezzeAmarissimedAmore4.39 Brahms Tragic Overture
4.53 Fanny Mendelssohn Nachtreigen
5.00 Willan Five Pieces 5.11 Britten Suite: Gloriana
5.37 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2 5.54 Debussy String Quartet in G minor 6.19 Schubert Ave Maria, D839 Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orfeo ed Euridice) 6.28 Ranta Finnish Folk Dances. Op 516.37 Chan Ka Nin
Suite: Four Seasons 6.49 Feldman Christian Wolff in Cambridge
6.53 Kalman Komm Zigany ; Czardas (Graf Mariza )

Contributors

Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Leon Fleischer
Piano: Katherine Jacobson Fleischer
Unknown: Leon Fleischer
Unknown: Gluck Dance
Unknown: Feldman Christian Wolff
Unknown: Kalman Komm Zigany
Unknown: Graf Mariza








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