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: Breakfast

Presented by Martin Handley. Including a Free Thought just after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Suppi Overture: Poet and Peasant Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K545
8.00-9.00: DebussvPreludealApres-Midid'unFaune Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F BWV1046


Presented By: Martin Handley.

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Hilary Finch makes a personal recommendation from the available versions of Beethoven's Piano Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest).
10.30 Daniel Leech-Wilkinson reviews recent releases of Schubert lieder from singers Bernarda Fink , Florian Boesch and Robert Holl.
11.30 Disc of the Week: Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique (excerpt) Berlin PO/Simon Rattle www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Text [number removed] (standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Unknown: Daniel Leech-Wilkinson
Singers: Bernarda Fink
Singers: Florian Boesch
Singers: Robert Holl.

: Music Feature

In Ethel Smyth 's 150th anniversary year, Peggy Reynolds retraces the extraordinary career of the composer and introduces excerpts from her Mass in D, her songs, her chamber music and her monumental opera The Wreckers. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Ethel Smyth
Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Producer: Kate Bolton

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping and Catherine Bott visit the palace of Versailles to learn about its transformation from a hunting lodge into one of the most impressive royal residences in Europe. Producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Catherine Bott

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from London's Wigmore Hall. With Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Angela Hewitt (piano)
Bach Partita No 5 in G, BWV829
Beethoven Piano Sonata in D, Op 10 No 3 Strauss, arr Reger Morgen
Schumann, arr Liszt Widmung


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Unknown: Reger Morgen
Unknown: Liszt Widmung

: World Routes

Lucy Duran reviews new world music CDs with Dudu Sarr and Nigel Williamson. They are joined in the studio by the Lani Singers - a duo who fled imprisonment from the Indonesian authorities in West Papua - whose songs reflect the ancient rituals of the Lani people. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Dudu Sarr
Unknown: Nigel Williamson.
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

Singer Christine Tobin joins Alyn Shipton to recall the career of singer Betty Carter (1929-98), whose sense of time and approach to pitch and harmony gave every song she performed an indelible personal touch. Expect to hear highlights of her recorded works, which include the remarkable albums The Audience with Betty Carter (1979) and Feed The Fire (1993). Producer Alyn Shipton


Singer: Christine Tobin
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Singer: Betty Carter
Unknown: Betty Carter
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners' requests. www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/jazzrecordrequests; 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

King Roger Szymanowski 's King Roger is arguably one of the great operatic masterpieces of the 20th century. This rare performance given by the Mariinsky Opera under conductor Valery Gergiev was recorded at this year's Edinburgh International Festival. Szymanowski King Roger
Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Opera, conductor Valery Gergiev
RT DIRECT: Szymanowski King Roger (2 CDs) is available for E9.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed] call [number removed] (national rate), quoting ref [number removed] or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. UK delivery only


Unknown: King Roger Szymanowski
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Roger: Andrzej Dobber (baritone)
Roxana: Elzbieta Szmytka (soprano)
Edrisi: Sergel Semishkur (tenor)
Shepherd: Pavlo Tolstoy (tenor)
Archbishop: Yury Vorobiev (bass)
Deaconess: Lyubov Sokolova (mezzo)

: Bach

Bach Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV904; Adagio in G, BWV968 Angela Hewitt (piano)


Unknown: Bach Fantasia
Piano: Angela Hewitt

: The Book with Seven Seals

A performance of Franz Schmidt 's apocalyptic oratorio.
Franz Schmidt Das Buch mit Sieben Siegeln
Sandra Trattnigg (soprano), Michelle Breedt
(mezzo), Nikolai Schukoff (tenor), Manfred Hemm (baritone), Vienna Singverein , Tonkünstler Orchestra, conductor Kristjan Jarvi


Unknown: Franz Schmidt
Soprano: Sandra Trattnigg
Soprano: Michelle Breedt
Tenor: Nikolai Schukoff
Tenor: Manfred Hemm
Baritone: Vienna Singverein
Conductor: Kristjan Jarvi
St John: Johannes Chum (tenor)
Voice of the Lord: Robert Holl (bass)

: Hear and Now

Robert Worby introduces new music by Ed Bennett , Piers Hellawell and Michael Alcorn.
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Fergus Shiel Ed Bennett Bad Disco
Michael Alcorn Mambo
Piers Hellawell Degrees of Separation


Introduces: Robert Worby
Music By: Ed Bennett
Music By: Piers Hellawell
Music By: Michael Alcorn.

: Jazz Library

Bandleader and Duke Ellington expert Pete Long joins Alyn Shipton to propose the essential recordings from Ellington's output between 1940 and his death in 1974. Producers Simon Poole and Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Pete Long
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producers: Simon Poole
Producers: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Symphony No 4inB flat 1.36 Nieisen Symphony No 5
2.11 Buxtehude Prelude in G minor, BuxWVI49 2.19 Prokofiev Cello Sonata, Op 119 2.42 Gershwin ThreeSongs 232 Sibelius Jordens sang, Op 93 3.11 Corelll Sonata da Chiesa in F, Op No 1 3.18 Weber Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 34
3A2 Castelnuovo-Tedesco Tarantella 3.47 Tetemann Cantata: Erwachet zum Kriegen, ihr 3.56 Rodrigo Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios 4.04 Schutz Ride la Primevera: Fuggi, Fuggi 0 Mio Core 4.11 Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage 4.24 Doppler L'Oiseau des Bois, Op 21
4.30 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 9 440 Mozart Nine Variations on a minuet by Duport, K573 4.50 Tallls Suscipe, Quaeso Domine 5.00 Gluck Dance of the Furies (Orphte et Eurydice) 5.05 Salnt-Saens Saltarelle, Op 74
5.10 Poulenc Litanies à la Vierge Noire 5.21 Musorqsky Overture: Khovanshchina 5.26 Scrlabln Nocturne for the left hand, Op 9 No 2 5.34 Schubert An Schwager Kronos; An Mignon: Ganymed 5.44 Haydn Piano Trio in G, H X V 25
5.59 Grieg Letzter Frühling, Op 33 No 2 6.06 Shostakovtch String Quartet No 7, Op 108 6.19 Brahms Five songs, Op 104 6.32 Handel Water Music Suite in F, HWV348


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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