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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Dowland Fantasie
Jose Miguel Moreno (lute), Eligio Quinteiro (gittern) Rossini Wind Quartet No 4 in B flat Consortium Classicum
8.00-9.00: Gershwin, transcr Heifetz Three Preludes
Joshua Bell (violin), John Williams (piano) Shostakovich Ballet Suite No 1
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
For full details visit www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/breakfast on the day of transmission PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk Address: Breakfast. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Miguel Moreno
Unknown: Eligio Quinteiro
Violin: Joshua Bell
Violin: John Williams

: CD Review

Introduced by Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Martin Handley surveys the available recordings of Benjamin Britten 's Peter Grimes.
10.45 Conductor Philippe Herreweghe talks about some of the hundred or so recordings he has made of music ranging from the Renaissance to Beethoven, Bruckner and beyond.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Strauss Josephs Legende An eagerly awaited recording from Ivan Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra of a major score written for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes on the eve of the First World War. 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.


Introduced By: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Martin Handley
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Peter Grimes
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe
Unknown: Ivan Fischer

: Music Matters

Poet and author Lavinia Greenlaw on music, memory, and her book The Importance of Music to Girls. Pianist John York and psychologist John Sloboda look at the psychological skills necessary to become a musician, and conductor Robert Spano talks to Tom Service. Producer Jeremy Evans.


Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw
Pianist: John York
Unknown: John Sloboda
Conductor: Robert Spano
Producer: Jeremy Evans.

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott presents live from the National Centre for Early Music in York, celebrating the 30th year of the festival. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Catherine Bott

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Sarah Walker presents another chance to hear a last Monday's recital from London's Wig more Hall. Florestan Trio
Haydn Piano Trio in E flat, HXV30 Suk Elegie , Op 23
Dvorak Piano Trio No 2 in G minor, Op 26


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Suk Elegie

: World Routes

1/4. In the first of a series of programmes marking the 60th anniversary of independence for India and Pakistan, Jameela Siddiqi introduces music from Leicester's Darbar Festival. Pandit Premkumar Mallick sings the ancient chants of dhrupad, and Ustad Shahid Parvez performs a raag on the sitar.


Introduces: Jameela Siddiqi
Unknown: Pandit Premkumar
Unknown: Ustad Shahid Parvez

: Jazz Line-Up

Julian Joseph introduces new releases and journalist Jack Massarik presents his monthly column.


Introduces: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Jack Massarik

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents 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

: Opera on 3

La Clemenza di THo
Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Power, friendship and betrayal are the driving forces behind Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito. As Holy Roman Emperor, Titus wants to be an honourable ruler, but Vitellia, daughter of deposed Emperor Vitellio, plots to gain the throne herself. Sextus is a close friend of Titus, but he is infatuated with Vitellia, and will do anything to gain her love.
Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera, conductor Edward Gardner
RT DIRECT: Mozart's Clemenza di Tito (2 CDs), with Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Anne Sofie von Otter, Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists conducted by John Eliot Gardiner , is available for E21.00 inc p&p. To order please send a cheque payable to
Selections to: [address removed]or call the orderline on [number removed] (national rate), or visit www. selections.com/rtdirect Quote ref [number removed]. UK delivery only


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Edward Gardner
Unknown: Anthony Rolfe
Unknown: Monteverdi Choir
Conducted By: John Eliot Gardiner
Tito: Paul Nilon (tenor)
Vitellia: Emma Bell (soprano)
Sesto: Alice Coote (mezzo)
Servilia: Sarah-Jane Davies (soprano)
Annio: Anne Marie Gibbon (mezzo)
Publio: Andrew Foster-Williams (bass Baritone)

: The Wire

Eye Witness
Tom Kelly 's powerful and intensely personal piece digs deep into his experiences of growing up on the streets of Belfast. Will life continue to be seen through the prism of that time or can he find a future without the burden of the past?
Eye Michael Smiley
Other voices: Michael Colqan , Jonjo O'Neill and Ciaran McMenamin Producer Toby Swift


Unknown: Tom Kelly
Unknown: Michael Smiley
Unknown: Michael Colqan
Unknown: Jonjo O'Neill
Unknown: Ciaran McMenamin
Producer: Toby Swift

: Pre-Hear

Christopher Austin conducts the BBC National
Orchestra of Wales with pianist Sarah Nicholls in a concert recorded in 2006. Sarah Nicholls (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Christopher Austin
Lutyens Rondel for orchestra; Nox for piano and two chamber orchestras


Pianist: Sarah Nicholls
Piano: Sarah Nicholls
Conductor: Christopher Austin
Conductor: Lutyens Rondel

: Hear and Now

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a concert recorded at Glasgow's City Halls in May by Man Volkov and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, featuring works by Jonathan Harvey and electronic improvisations by Kaffe Matthews , processing live samples of the orchestra's performances to create two new pieces. BBC Scottish SO, conductor Man Volkov Jonathan Harvey Body Mandala Kaffe Matthews Improvisation 1
Jonathan Harvey Timepieces for Two Conductors Han Volkov and Stefan Solyom (conductors) Tranquil Abiding
Kaffe Matthews Improvisation 2


Introduces: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Man Volkov
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: Kaffe Matthews
Conductor: Man Volkov
Conductor: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey Timepieces
Conductors: Han Volkov
Conductors: Stefan Solyom

: The Early Music Show

In his 20s and 30s, King Henry VIII composed a variety of partsongs and consorts. Some 34 of these were compiled in the so-called "Henry VIII manuscript", which also included works by several other musicians who passed through Henry's court, such as William Cornysh and Robert Fayrfax. Lucie Skeaping presents a selection of secular music from this manuscript.


Unknown: King Henry Viii
Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: William Cornysh
Unknown: Robert Fayrfax.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Respighi Brazilian Impressions
Mauricio Carrllho Suite for seven instruments, guitar and orchestra
Prokofiev Suite: Romeo and Juliet Yamadou Costa
(guitar), French National Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
2.26 Vauqhan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs
2.33 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)
3.03 Merula Capriccio Cromatico in G
3.07 Puccini One Fine Day (Madame Butterfly)
3.12 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter
Daydreams) 3.56 Haydn Piano Concerto in D, HXVIII 11
4.12 Binchois Dueill Angoisseux 4.15 Anon Incalci - toccata delta buccina 4.18 Mozart Divertimento in B flat, K439b No 2 4.34 Debussy L'lsle Joyeuse
4.41 Jarnefelt The Sound of Home 4.52 Handel
Recorder Sonata in A minor, Op I No 4 5.00 Demantlus Intraden und Tanze: Conviviorum Deliciae 5.09 Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome) 5.19 Vogt Seven Short Pieces 5.27 Marais Pièces en Trio (Suite No 5 in E minor)
5.43 Francaix Gai Paris 5.53 Dohnanyi String Quartet No 2 in D, Op 15 6.20 Forster Dialogus a 5 (Quid Faciam
Misera) 6.27 Alblnonl Oboe Concerto a 5 in D minor, Op 9 No 2 6.39 Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor, D784


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Mauricio Carrllho Suite
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Merula Capriccio Cromatico
Unknown: Binchois Dueill Angoisseux
Unknown: Anon Incalci
Unknown: Demantlus Intraden
Unknown: Strauss Dance
Unknown: Forster Dialogus

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