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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Biber Ballettae a 4 New London Consort, director Philip Pickett Walton Façade (excerpts)
Fenella Fielding and Michael Flanders (reciters), members of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.00-9.00: Handel Violin Sonata in G, HWV358 Andrew Manze (violin), Richard Egarr (harpsichord) Leonard Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Benny Goodman (clarinet), Colombia Jazz Combo directed by the composer
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 1AA

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Flanders
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Violin: Andrew Manze
Violin: Richard Egarr
Harpsichord: Leonard Bernstein
Clarinet: Benny Goodman

: CD Review

Presented by Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Writer and broadcaster Roderick Swanston continues CD Review's analysis of Wagner's Ring cycle by exploring available recordings of the third part, Siegfried.
10.45 Conductor Edward Gardner discusses highlights from the Naxos A-Z of Conductors.
11.15 Composer and conductor James Weeks surveys recordings of music by Judith Weir. whose career is celebrated this weekend at the Barbican and on Radio 3.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Handel Esther London Handel Orchestra, conductor Laurence Cummings www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed].
(calls from landlines 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

Contributors

Presented By: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Roderick Swanston
Conductor: Edward Gardner
Conductor: James Weeks
Music By: Judith Weir.
Conductor: Laurence Cummings

: Music Matters

Valery Gergiev , principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, talks to Tom Service about his current preoccupations, including his Mahler cycle. And conductor Mark Elder and orchestra members celebrate 150 years of the Halle,
Britain's oldest professional symphony orchestra. Producer Jeremy Evans

Contributors

Unknown: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Mark Elder
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping explores the music of Lincolnshire-born composer and church musician John Taverner , who was unequalled among
English musicians of his time and combined the style of the late-medieval florid writing with the newer continental Renaissance influences. Producer Rebecca Bean

Contributors

Musician: John Taverner
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Judith Weir: Telling the Tale The Art of Chamber Music

This year's January composer weekend, celebrating the music of Judith Weir , continues with a concert given by the Schubert Ensemble, who have commissioned around 40 new chamber works during their
25-year existence. Introduced by Tom Service . Schubert Ensemble
Martin Butler American Rounds
Judith Weir Music for 247 Strings; Arise, Arise, You Slumbering Sleepers; Piano Quartet (2000)
2.50 Interval Another chance to hear Everything's OK, by Daniela Crasnaru.
3.05 David Knotts On Such a Night as This
Judith Weir What Sound Will Chase Elephants Away?; The Art of Touching the Keyboard Piers Hellawell Weaver of Grass

Contributors

Unknown: Judith Weir
Introduced By: Tom Service
Unknown: Judith Weir Music
Unknown: Daniela Crasnaru.
Unknown: David Knotts
Unknown: Judith Weir

: Jazz Line-Up

A session by the Jef Neve Trio recorded during the London Jazz Festival 2007, featuring music from the recent album Nobody Is Illegal as well as other tracks, including Soul in a Picture and A Waterfall Never Comes Alone.

Contributors

Unknown: Jef Neve Trio

: Jazz Record Reguests

Geoffrey Smith introduces a selection of listeners'jazz requests.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Fax: [number removed] email: [address removed]

Contributors

Introduces: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3 Parsifal

Martin Handley introduces a performance of Wagner's final opera, Parsifal, given recently at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Parsifal, the pure fool made wise by suffering, encounters the knights of the Holy Grail led by the wounded ruler Amfortas and veteran knight Gurnemanz.
He also meets the mysterious wild woman Kundry and the evil magician Klingsor. Growing in maturity, he is eventually revealed as the redeemer whose task is to take on the role of the new Lord of the Grail. and Trinity School Children's Chorus, Croydon,
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Bernard Haitink
RT DIRECT: Wagner's Parsifal (4CDs) is available for £19.99 including p&p. Address: [address removed] Cheque payable to Selections. Phone [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-Z744, or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect

Contributors

Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Gurnemanz: John Tomlinson ( Bass)
First knight: Nikola Matisic (tenor)
Second knight: Krzysztof Szumanski (bass)
First esquire: Harriet Williams (mezzo)
Second esquire: Rebecca de Pont Davies(mezzo)
Third esquire: Ji-Min Park (tenor)
Fourth esquire: Haoyin Xue (tenor)
Kundry: Petra Lang (mezzo)
Amfortas: Falk Struckmann (bass-Baritone)
Parsifal: Christopher Ventris (tenor)
Titurel: Gwynne Howell (bass)
Voice from above: Pumeza Matshikiza (soprano)
Klingsor: Willard W White (bass)
Flowermaidens: Elizabeth Cragg
Flowermaidens: Anita Watson
Kishani Jayasinqhe: Malin Christensson
Kishani Jayasinqhe: Ana James
Kishani Jayasinqhe: Pumeza Matshikiza (sopranos)

: Hear and Now

3/5. Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Robert Worby introduce further highlights of the 2007 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
Rebecca SaundersStirrings Still (first performance) Musikfabrik, conductor Etienne Siebens Harrison Birtwistle Orpheus Elegies Andrew Watts (countertenor)
Jonathan Harvey Sprechgesang Peter Veale (oboe)
Sam Hayden Die Modulahtaten (Modularities) Ensemble Mosaik, conducted by the composer

Contributors

Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Robert Worby
Conductor: Etienne Siebens
Conductor: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Andrew Watts
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey Sprechgesang
Oboe: Peter Veale
Oboe: Sam Hayden

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Berlioz Les Nuits dEt6 Faure Le Papillon et la Fleur;
Au Bordde I'Eau; Après un Reve Hahn OuandJe Fus Pris au Pavilion; Trois Jours de Vendange; Lyde; Tyndaris; Pholoe; A Chloris Poulenc Les Chemins de lAmour Véronique Gens (soprano), Susan Manoff (piano)
1.55 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
2.49 Druschetsky Sextet in E flat 3.07 Brahms Piano Concerto No I in D minor 3.55 Blow The Graces' Dance; Gavott; Sarabande for the Graces (Venus and Adonis)
4.02 Glazunov Saxophone Concerto in E flat
4.16 Bach Concerto in C minor for violin and harpsichord, BWV1060 4.30 Saint-Saens Bassoon Sonata in G, Op 168 4.43 Sweelinck 0 Domine Jesu Christe
4.50 Tartini Symphony in A 5.00 Warlock Serenade for Strings 5.07 Ravel Sheherazade 5.24 Bellini, arr unknown Oboe Concerto in E flat, arr for trumpet
5.32 Mozart Fantasy in C minor, K396
5.41 Albicastro Trio Sonata, Op 8 No 9
5.53 Mozart Overture: Die Zauberflote
6.00 Handel Ombre Pallide (Alcina) 6.06 Boccherini Cello Concerto in E flat 6.24 Chopin Six Mazurkas
6.42 Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042

Contributors

Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Reve Hahn
Soprano: Susan Manoff
Unknown: Domine Jesu Christe








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