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: Louise Fryer

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068 The English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
Wagner Ein Schwer verhiess mirder Vater (Die Walkure) Ben Heppner (tenor)
Dresden State Orchestra, conductor Peter Schreier
8.00-9.00: Beethoven Piano Sonata in A, Op 101 Garrick Ohlsson
Eric Coates The Three Bears Phantasy London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
For full details visit www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/breaWast on the day of transmission PHONE: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: [address removed] Address: Breakfast. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Wagner Ein Schwer
Tenor: Ben Heppner
Conductor: Peter Schreier
Unknown: Garrick Ohlsson
Unknown: Eric Coates
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: CD Review

Introduced by Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Rob Cowan surveys the available recordings of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.
10.30 Andrew talks to Berta Joncus about new recordings of Bach's vocal music, including further releases of cantata cycles from Masaaki Suzuki and John Eliot Gardiner , as well as a new St Matthew Passion from the Dunedin
Consort and Players.
11.30 Disc of the Week: Mozart Symphonies Nos 38-41 Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras 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

Contributors

Introduced By: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Berta Joncus
Unknown: Masaaki Suzuki
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Music Matters

Tom Service re-assesses the impact of West Side Story 50 years on and looks at the enduring appeal of the poet Heinrich Heine. Producer Emma Bloxham

Contributors

Unknown: Heinrich Heine.
Producer: Emma Bloxham

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping introduces music written for Holy Saturday, including settings of Lamentations and Tenebrae Responsories by Palestrina, Lobo, Gesualdo and Morales. Producer Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore
Hall in London in which pianist Gwilym Simcock , nominated for the Radio 3 Listeners' Award 2008, plays tracks from his debut album, Perception. With Phil Donkin on bass and Martin France on drums.

Contributors

Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Pianist: Gwilym SimcOck
Unknown: Phil Donkin

: World Routes in Cuba

1/3. On location in Cuba, Lucy Duran embarks on a 1,000-mile road journey in search of the island's musical roots. She begins by visiting Santiago de Cuba, the eastern city that is both the birthplace of the son musical style and the cradle of the Fidel Castro 's Revolution.

Contributors

Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Fidel Castro

: Jazz Line-Up

Julian Joseph selects some of the classic jazz releases that have come onto the shelves recently. John Coltrane , Horace Silver and Wynton Kelly are among the mix. Producer Keith Loxam

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Horace Silver
Unknown: Wynton Kelly
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met

Deborah Voigt and Ben Heppner sing the lead roles in Wagner's exploration of the agony and ecstasy of erotic love, which changed the course of music history with its restless harmonies representing the insatiable and sweet craving for the secrets of night and death. The broadcast includes the Met Opera Quiz and backstage interviews with some of the artists. Introduced live from New York by Margaret Juntwait. Wagner Tristan and Isolde
Chorus and Orchestra of New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
RT DIRECT: Wagner's Tristan and Isolde (4 CDs) is available for E14.99 including p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections to:
[address removed]. Phone [number removed] (national rates), quoting B46-AH632, or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect

Contributors

Unknown: Deborah Voigt
Unknown: Ben Heppner
Unknown: Margaret Juntwait.
Unknown: Wagner Tristan
Conductor: James Levine
Isolde: Deborah Voiqt (soprano)
Tristan: Ben Heppner (tenor)
Brangane: Michelle Deyoung (mezzo)
Kurnewal: Eike Wilmschulte (baritone)
KingMarke: Mattl Salminen (bass)
Sailor's voice: Tony Stevenson (tenor)
Shepherd: Mark Schowalter (tenor)
Melot: Stephen Gaertner (baritone)
Steersman: James Courtney (bass-Baritone)

: 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: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Hear and Now

As part of Radio 3's Rites of Spring season, Robert Worby introduces the first performance of Edward Cowie 's BBC commission INhabitAT, which is inspired by sounds from the natural world. Plus a closer look at the art of soundscape composition with contributions from Peter Cusack , Isobel Clouter and John Drever.
BBC Singers, Endymion, conducted by Nicholas Kok Edward Cowie INhabitAT

Contributors

Introduces: Robert Worby
Unknown: Edward Cowie
Unknown: Peter Cusack
Unknown: Isobel Clouter
Unknown: John Drever.
Conducted By: Nicholas Kok
Conducted By: Edward Cowie

: The Early Music Show

Shakespeare and Music in the Time of Purcell Simon Russell Beale explores the world of Restoration theatre in musical settings of Shakespeare's plays by Henry Purcell and his contemporaries. Music includes excerpts from
Richard II, Timon of Athens and The Tempest.

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Purcell

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea. 1.00 Bach Easter Oratorio,
BWV2491.43 Rawsthome The Cruel Sea 1.48 Nystroem Tre Havsvisioner 1.59 Handel Keyboard Suite No 6 in minor, HWV439 2.15 Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)
3.39 Arensky Suite No 1 in F, Op 15 3.54 Oskar Morawetz Divertimento for Strings 4.06 Telemann Trio No 5 for recorder, violin, and continuo (Essercizii Musici) 4.17 Monluszko Fairy Tale Overture 4.31 Messiaen Theme and Variations 4.40 Grieg Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
4.48 Frescobaldi Toccata avanti la Messa 5.00 Rossini Overture: The Thieving Magpie 5.10 Erkel Swan Song (Hunyadi Laszlo ) 5.18 Vivaldi Concertoda Camera in D, RV94 5.29 Hoist WindQuintetin A flat, Op 14 5.44 Nin Seguida Espanola 5.53 Rimsky-Korsakov Russian
Easter Festival Overture 6.09 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5, (Lark) 6.27 Anon medieval Armenian We Celebrate (Easter melody) 6.31 Anon Six Epigraphes Antiques 6.47 Elgar Serenade in E minor, Op 20
For full details visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/throughthenight

Contributors

Presented By: John Shea.
Unknown: Oskar Morawetz
Song: Hunyadi Laszlo








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