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: Alexandra Wilson

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Rossini Overture: Bianca e Falliero Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Dufay Ma Belle Dame Souveraine Hilliard Ensemble
8.00-9.00: Holst Somerset Rhapsody RSNO, conductor David Lloyd-Jones
Monteverdi Pur Ti Miro (L'lncoronazione di Poppea) Sylvia McNair and Dana Hanchard (sopranos), English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner 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 a minute) email: 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk Address: Breakfast, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
Unknown: Sylvia McNair
Sopranos: Dana Hanchard
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: CD Review

Introduced by Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Tess Knighton compares available recordings of Claudio Monteverdi's Orfeo.
10.15 Jonathan Swain presents a round-up of historical recordings re-released on disc.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Janacek String Quartet No I (Kreutzer Sonata) Pavel Haas Quartet www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p a minute) email: cdreview@bbc.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: Tess Knighton
Unknown: Claudio Monteverdi
Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Pavel Haas

: Music Matters

This week the programme looks at new books about music, including a major biography of Schumann, and Oliver Sacks 's Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain. Petroc Trelawny talks to the authors and is joined in the studio by critic Hilary Finch , violinist Paul Robertson and musicologist Tess Knighton for their thoughts. Producer Emma Bloxham


Unknown: Oliver Sacks
Violinist: Hilary Finch
Violinist: Paul Robertson
Musicologist: Tess Knighton
Producer: Emma Bloxham

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott presents highlights of a concert given by Theatre of Voices and Ars Nova
Copenhagen in a programme that includes John Taverner 's mass Western Wynde, recorded at this year's Edinburgh International Festival. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: John Taverner
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert. Vermeer Quartet
Schubert String Quartet in E flat, D87
Mendelssohn String Quartet in E minor, Op44 No2

: World Routes

Lucy Duran visits Seville to attend Womex, the annual gathering of the world music industry. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin and Jack Massarick preview the London Jazz Festival, which starts on the 16th of this month, and saxophonist Tim Garland talks about his latest CD Due North, recorded with the Northern Underground Orchestra.


Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Jack Massarick
Talks: Tim Garland

: Jazz Record Requests

Listeners' jazz requests with Geoffrey Smith. 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

The Coronation of Poppea
Introduced by Petroc Treawny and beginning with a behind-the-scenes feature on the opera and its production. Following their success with Orfeo, conductor Laurence Cummings and director
Chen Shi-Zheng team up at ENO once again for Monteverdi's final opera, containing some of the composer's most sensual music. Poppea is the mistress of Emperor Nero, whom she is easily able to manipulate. She wants the power of the throne, and the only thing standing in her way is Nero's wife Ottavia. Nero needs little encouragement to assist Poppea in achieving her goal.
English National Opera Orchestra, director Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)
RT DIRECT: Monteverdi's Coronation of Poppea (4 CDs) is available for E5.99 including p&p. Address:[address removed]. Cheque payable to Selections. Phone [number removed] (national rate), quoting [number removed], or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect


Conductor: Laurence Cummings
Director: Chen Shi-Zheng
Harpsichord: Laurence Cummings
Poppea: Kate Royal (soprano)
Fortune: Katherine Manley (soprano)
Virtue: Jane Harrington (soprano)
Love: Sophie Bevan (soprano)
Mercury: James Gower (bass)
Nerone: Anna Grevelius (mezzo)
Ottavia: Doreen Curran (mezzo)
Ottone: Tim Mead (countertenor)
Drusilla: Lucy Crowe (soprano)
Seneca: Robert Lloyd (bass)
Arnalta: Christopher Gillett (tenor)
Nurse/Venus: Diana Montague (mezzo)
Valletto: William Berger (baritone)
Damigella: Joana Seara (soprano)
Lucano: Nicholas Watts (tenor)

: Thomas Quasthoff at the Wigmore Hall

In a departure from his beloved Schubert and Mahler, German baritone Thomas Quasthoff performs a jazz-inspired concert with pianist Gabriel Kahane. He introduces the concert himself from the stage of London's Wigmore Hall.


Baritone: Thomas Quasthoff
Pianist: Gabriel Kahane.

: Hear and Now

Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch . The premiere of a new work by German composer
Heiner Goebbels : Songs of Wars I Have Seen, a setting of texts by Gertrude Stein reflecting on the everyday experiences of life during wartime. The concert also includes Heinrich Biber 's vivid Battalia, and another war-related piece by Goebbels, based on Da Vinci 's notes on how to paint a battle scene. Biber Battalia
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Heiner Goebbels Schlachtenbeschreibung (first UK performance)
Roderick Williams (baritone),
London Sinfonietta, conductor Sian Edwards Heiner Goebbels Songs of Wars I Have Seen (first performance)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment,
London Sinfonietta, conductor Sian Edwards


Introduced By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Heiner Goebbels
Unknown: Gertrude Stein
Unknown: Heinrich Biber
Unknown: Da Vinci
Unknown: Heiner Goebbels Schlachtenbeschreibung
Baritone: Roderick Williams
Conductor: Sian Edwards
Conductor: Heiner Goebbels
Conductor: Sian Edwards

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents a programme exploring the musical legacy of the Middle East. Producer Ewa Norman


Producer: Ewa Norman

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Penderecki Concerto Grosso for three cellos and orchestra Ivan Monighetti , Adam Klocek and Kazimierz Koslacz (cellos), National PO, conductor Antoni Witt
1.36 Dobrzynski Symphony No 2 in C minor
(Caracteristique) 2.17 Beethoven Mass in D (Missa Solemnis)
3.32 Weiss Lute Suite No 17 in F minor 4.00 Liszt La Campanella 4.06 Hellendaal Concerto CrossoinFfor stringsand continuo, Op 3 No 3 4.17 Gershwin Summertime; I Loves You, Porgy; My Man's Gone Now (Porgy and Bess)
4.29 Hoist, arr Walsh St Paul 's Suite 4.42 Lechner
Deutsche Spruche von leben und Tod 4.53 Khachaturlan Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Ballet Suite No 2: Spartacus) 5.00 Lipinski Overture in D 5.09 Chopin
Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38 5.16 Purcell Sonata No 9 in F for two violins and continuo (Golden) 5.24 SciqalskiSymphonyinD 538 Kartowicz When Spring Arrives; Do Not Believe What the People Say; Sometimes When Long I Dream; Rust-Colour 5.45 Debussy, arr Brewaeys La Terrasse des Audiences du Clair; Ondine (Preludes, Book 2) 5.53
MoniuszkoStringQuartetNo2in F6.11 Pallasz Epitaph 6.20 Szeligowski Four Polish dances 6.37 Chopin Preludes, Op 28: in B; in G sharp minor; in F sharp; in E flat minor; in D flat &47 Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Ivan Monighetti
Unknown: Adam Klocek
Cellos: Kazimierz Koslacz
Conductor: Antoni Witt
Unknown: Walsh St Paul

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