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: Alexandra Wilson

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Purcell Anthem: Rejoice in the Lord Alway (Bell Anthem) Debussy Rapsodie
8.00-9.00: Saint-Saens Phaéton Copland Old American Songs, Set

: CD Review

Introduced by Andrew McGregor.
930 Building a Library Jonathan Swain recommends a recording of Borodin's Second Symphony.
10.30 Stephen Plaistow reviews recent releases of Schumann and Schubert chamber music.
11.15 Graham Sadler discusses a recent 20-disc box set celebrating 200 years of music at Versailles.
11.30 Disc of the Week: Sibelius Kullervo Soloists, YL Male Voice Choir, Helsinki PO/Leif Segerstam www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed]. (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Text [number removed] (standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC, page 651


Introduced By: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Music: Graham Sadler

: Music Matters in China

As part of Radio 3's Focus on China season, Petroc Trelawny is in Beijing investigating the place of Western classical music in China today. In addition to meeting musicians, concert promoters, and journalists, he reports on what the future holds for Classical music in China. Producer Jeremy Evans


Producer: Jeremy Evans

: The Early Music Show

King's Singers Anniversary
To celebrate the King's Singers' 40th anniversary, guest presenter Robert Hollingworth is joined by one of the founder members, Simon Carrington , and current members David Hurley and Christopher Gabbitas. Producer Rebecca Bean


Presenter: Robert Hollingworth
Unknown: Simon Carrington
Unknown: David Hurley
Unknown: Christopher Gabbitas.
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall, in which bass-baritone Gerald Finley and pianist Julius Drake perform German songs by Grieg and a selection of Schumann's settings of words by Heinrich Heine. With Sarah Walker.


Bass-Baritone: Gerald Finley
Pianist: Julius Drake
Unknown: Heinrich Heine.
Unknown: Sarah Walker.

: World Routes in China

2/2. In another programme for Radio 3's Focus on China season, Lucy Duran is in Xinjiang, home to the Muslim Uyghur people, who perform muqam, a type of music found all over the region. Producer James Parkin


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Producer: James Parkin

: Jazz Line-Up

From the studios of BBC Scotland at Pacific Quay, Glasgow, at the start of the Glasgow International Jazz Festival, Julian Joseph presents sets by pianist Brian Kellock and guitarist Kevin MacKenzie. Kellock graduated from Edinburgh in 1986 and has since established himself as a leading piano player on the scene. MacKenzie has worked with Trio AAB, among others, and has appeared on over 40 albums. Producer Keith Loxam


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Pianist: Brian Kellock
Guitarist: Kevin MacKenzie.
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Jazz Record Requests

Listeners' requests presented by Geoffrey Smith. www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/jazzrecord requests: ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA Fax: [number removed] email: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith.

: Opera on 3

At its premiere 40 years ago, Harrison Birtwistle 's chamber opera was seen as grotesquely amoral. The evening begins as Mr Punch kills his baby, but in the end he marries the girl of his dreams. Birtwistle Punch and Judy
English National Opera Orchestra/Edward Gardner


Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Mr Punch
Punch: Andrew Shore (bass)
Judy/Fortune teller: Lucy Schaufer (mezzo)
Pretty Polly/Witch: Gillian Keith (soprano)
Choregos/Jack Keith: Ashley Holland (baritone)
Lawyer: Graham Clark (tenor)
Doctor: Graeme Broadbent(bass)

: Between the Ears

Hearts, Lungs and Minds
Sound artist John Wynne and photographer Tim Wainwright were artists-in-residence for one year at Harefield Hospital. This
"composed documentary" explores the issues raised by the heart-and-lung transplants performed there. Producer John Wynne


Artist: John Wynne
Unknown: Tim Wainwright
Producer: John Wynne

: BBC Singers

A concert of new British works for organ, choir and brass given in Canterbury Cathedral in April. Giles Underwood (bass), Stephen Disley (organ), Onyx Brass, BBC Singers/Nicholas Cleobury. Joanna Marsh The Tower
Elizabeth Winters The Everlasting Voices Gabriel Jackson The Spacious Firmament Messiaen Dieu parmi Nous
John McLeod Chinese Whispers Hannah Kendall Nativity
Adam Gorb Thoughts Scribbled on a Blank Wall


Bass: Giles Underwood
Bass: Stephen Disley
Unknown: Gabriel Jackson
Unknown: John McLeod
Unknown: Hannah Kendall Nativity
Unknown: Adam Gorb

: Hear and Now

New Music in China
2/2. In another programme for Radio 3's Focus on China season, Robert Worby reports from Shanghai, finding that much of the musical creativity there involves electronic sounds. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Worby
Producer: Philip Tagney

: The Early

Music Show
Catherine Bott explores Handel's musical borrowings. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Haydn Symphony No 99 in E flat 1.26 Schubert Der Erlkonig; Drei Cesange des Harfners (Wilhelm Meister,
D478); An die Musik, D547 1.45 Haydn Symphony No 103 in E flat (Drum Roll) 2.14 Merula Cantate, lubilate (UPrimo Libro de Motetti, Op 6) 2.18 Britten, arr Steuart Bedford Suite: Death in Venice 2-46 Galilei Dura Mia Pietra Viva 249 Mozart Mass in C minor, K427 (Great)
3.40 Strauss Macbeth 4.00 Janacek Vlci Stopa
4.08 Telemann Quadro in B flat for two violins, viola and continuo 4.15 Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia
4.22 Schumann String Quartet in A minor. Op 41 No 1(2 mvts)
4.34 Sibelius Five Esquisses, Op 114 4.43 Boeck
Fantasy on two Flemish Folk Songs 4.51 Sweelinck
Psalm 110 5.00 Schubert An Mignon, D161 5.03 Dvorak Bacchanalia, Op 85 No 10 5.09 Vaet Postquam Consumati EssentDies 5.14 Froberger Toccata V
5.20 Gershwin, arr Lundin Porgy and Bess (excerpts)
5.32 Ravel, arr Dahlstrand Pieceen Forme de Habanera
5.35 Goens Scherzo 5.37 Grieg At the Cradle, Op 68 No 5
5.40 Forster Sonata: La Sidon 5.47 Elnojuhani
Rautavaara Och gladjen den dansar 5.50 Scott Lotus
Land, Op 47 No 15.53 Debussy String Quartet 6.20 Widor Suite, Op 34 6.39 JS Bach Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068

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