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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Rossini Overture: The Barber of Seville Anon In Gedeonis Aurea (Carmina Burana)
8.00-9.00: The 48 at 8: Bach Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BW V881(The Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk 2) Respighi Fountains of Rome
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: [address removed] Address: Breakfast, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A IAA

: CD Review

Introduced by Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library In the first of a five-week series scrutinising Wagner's epic Ring cycle on CD and DVD, Hilary Finch compares available recordings of Das Rheingold.
10.15 Richard Morrison talks about the series of re-issues and new recordings issued by the LPO to celebrate their 75th birthday.
11.15 French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras discusses his cycle of the Bach Suites , and looks back on recordings of Britten, Dvorak and Haydn.
11.45 Disk of the Week
Albeniz, orch Guerrero Iberia (excerpts)
Galicia SO, conductor Jose Ramon Encinar www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed].
(calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: [address removed] Text [number removed] (standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Introduced By: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Talks: Richard Morrison
Unknown: Jean-Guihen Queyras
Unknown: Bach Suites
Conductor: Jose Ramon Encinar

: Music Matters

Tom Service investigates the hidden world of film music, visiting Abbey Road Studios in London where the scores to the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Golden Compass have been recorded. With film composers Howard Shore and Mike Figgis.
Plus a look at the modern sound library technology that shapes the scores of today. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Mike Figgis.
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: The Early Music Show

Philippa Waite , a teacher, performer and choreographer of Baroque dance, explores a variety of dance styles, illustrating her views with music by Lully, Bach, Handel and Weiss. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Philippa Waite

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last year at London's Wigmore Hall. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes. Trio Staier/Secec/Queyras
Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op 1 No 3
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No I in D minor, Op 49


Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: World Routes

Featuring a specially recorded studio session by the South Indian violin duo of Nandini and Lalitha Muthuswamy , and a round-up of recent world music releases. Presented by Lucy Duran. Producer Felix Carey


Unknown: Lalitha Muthuswamy
Presented By: Lucy Duran.
Producer: Felix Carey

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin welcomes the jazz new year with an informal conversation with journalists Keith Bruce from The Herald newspaper and Tony Augard from Jazz UK. Also performing are Radio 3 jazz New Generation Artist pianist Gwilym Simcock and Scottish saxophonist Laura McDonald.


Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Keith Bruce
Pianist: Gwilym SimcOck
Unknown: Laura McDonald.

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners'jazz requests. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A1AA
Fax: [number removed] email: [address removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met

Un Ballo in Maschera
- Margaret Juntwait presents a performance of Verdi's cautionary tale about the perils of mixing love and politics, broadcast live from
New York's Metropolitan Opera House. Including during the intervals the Met Opera Quiz, hosted by mezzo Alice Coote , and backstage interviews.
Chorus and Orchestra of New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
RT DIRECT: Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera (2 CDs) is available for E12.99 including p&p. Address: [address removed].
Cheque payable to Selections. Phone [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-N354, or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect


Unknown: Margaret Juntwait
Unknown: Alice Coote
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Amelia: Michele Crider (soprano)
Oscar: Ofelia Sala (soprano)
Ulrica: Stephanie Blythe (mezzo)
Riccardo: Salvatore Licitra (tenor)
Renato: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone)
Silvano: Jeff Mattsey (baritone)
Sam Hao: Jiang Tian (bass)
Tom: Andrew Ganqestad (bass)
Judge: Mark Schowalter (tenor)
Servant: Charles Anthony ( Tenor)

: Between the Ears

Dream Astronomy. In the early years of the 20th century, letters from all over the world arrived at the Mount Wilson Observatory in California, written by people who wanted to tell the astronomers information about the universe that they had acquired without using the observatory's giant telescope. The letters contained details of experiments, observations and intuitions, and read like an alternative history of space. With John Moraitis , Kerry Shale , Barbara Barnes and Jennifer Lee Jellicorse , and the music of Messiaen and Urmas Sisak. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: John Moraitis
Unknown: Kerry Shale
Unknown: Barbara Barnes
Unknown: Jennifer Lee Jellicorse
Producer: Tim Dee

: Hear and Now

1/5. Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby introduce highlights of last November's
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
Tonight's performance includes music from two Dutch ensembles. Sara Mohr-Pietsch talks to festival director Graham McKenzie about this year's Dutch theme and the opening event of the festival, The Night of the Unexpected. Misato Mochizuki Silent Circle
Mayke Nas La Belle Chocolatjere
Brice Pauset Vita Nova (Serenades) Irvine Arditti (violin), Nieuw Ensemble, conductor Ed Spanjaard
Thomas Simaku Insomnio
James Wood De Telarum Mechanicae (On the Mechanics of Weaving) Insomnio, conductor Ulrich Pohl


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Robert Worby
Talks: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Director: Graham McKenzie
Conductor: Ulrich Pohl

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping harks back to the Middle Ages and the period between Christmas and Epiphany when the world was turned on its side, a time of mockery, parody and foolery.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Elgar Sea Pictures, Op 37 Kristina Hammarstrom (soprano), Bergen PO, conductor Tadaaki Otaka 1.25 Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor 1.57 Ravel Bolero 2.12 Debussy String Quartet 2-39 Poulenc Petites Voix - pour voix égales a cappella 2.45 Stalnov Legend (Symphonic Poem after Yordon Yovkov ) 3.03 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) 3.27 Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K570 3.47 Kraus Symphony in C 4.00 Tormis Kevadkillud (Spring Sketches) 4.03 Margo Kolar The Night
4.07 Schubert, orch Webern Six German Dances. D820
4.16 Kvech Oboe Sonata 421 ZorasLutoby 423 Dragatakls Lullaby 4.27 Enna Overture: The Match Girl 4.33 Roman Clavichord Suite No 12 in E minor 4.40 J Strauss (son) Spanischer Marsch , Op 433 4.46 Tamulionis Domestic Psalms 4.54 Lisinski Mazurkas: in F; in E flat: in B flat
5.00 Hubay Preghiera 5.04 Pezel Tower Music (Leipzig Intrada 1, 2 and 3) 5.09 Arnic Overture to the Comic Opera
5.17 Morales Andreas Christi Famulus a 8 5.24 Schubert String Quartet No 2 in C, D32 5.43 Benoit Magnificat
5.48 Mendis Flower Waltz (Victory of Love) 5.54 Lopes-Graf Three Portuguese Dances, Op 32 6.01 Bella Solemn Overture in E flat 6.08 Sibelius Pensees
Lyriques, Op 40 6.27 Zelenski, arr Jan Maklakiewlcz The Bewitched Princess: At Leave-Taking 6.34 Flury Three pieces for violin and piano 6.42 Alessandrescu Autumn Dawn 6.51 Stanford 0 Living Will 6.56 Arnold, arr John Wallace Flourish for a Birthday, Op 44


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown: Yordon Yovkov
Unknown: Margo Kolar
Unknown: Spanischer Marsch
Unknown: Sibelius Pensees
Unknown: John Wallace

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