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: Breakfast

Presented by Martin Handley. Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bach Italian Concerto, BWV971 Bruckner Pange Lingua
8.00-9.00: Handel Zadok the Priest, HWV258 Durufle Scherzo, Op 2


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Bruckner Pange Lingua
Unknown: Handel Zadok

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Robert Philip recommends a version of Brahms's Symphony No 3 in F.
10.30 Pianist Mitsuko Uchida talks about her recent recordings, including her latest collaboration with Pierre Boulez in Berg's Chamber Concerto.
11.15 Simon Heighes reviews recent recordings of early keyboard music played on virginals, harpsichord and period piano.
11.45 Disc of the Week
Jean-Baptiste Lully Prosperine (excerpts) www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] email: [address removed] Text [number removed](standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Robert Philip
Pianist: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Simon Heighes
Unknown: Jean-Baptiste Lully Prosperine

: Music Matters

Composer Gerald Barry reveals how the solitude of County Clare is essential to his work and Tom Service visits Ireland's first purpose-built opera house in Wexford. Plus features on composition in Dublin and on the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance in Limerick. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Gerald Barry
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping explores the mysterious and grisly murder in 1764 of French violinist and composer Jean-Marie Leclair ("the French Corelli"), who lived in a hovel in a dangerous area of Paris after the break-up of his marriage.


Presenter: Lucie Skeaping
Producer: Chris Wines

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. With Louise Fryer.
John Harle (saxophone), Steve Lodder (piano) Bartok Three Hungarian Folk Songs from Czik Dowland , arr Harle Flow My Tears; What if I Never Speed? Britten Pan
Debussy Syrinx
Duke Ellington, arr Harle/Lodder In a Sentimental Mood; Sultry Sunset; Star-Crossed Lovers Harle Three Secrets from the Abyss Phil Woods Sonata


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: John Harle
Piano: Steve Lodder
Unknown: Czik Dowland

: World Routes

Lucy Duran visits Mali to hear players of the balafon (a West African xylophone), which for centuries has been used to announce news. Producer Roger short


Unknown: Lucy Duran

: Jazz Library

A celebration of the 80th birthday of pianist Junior Mance , arguably one of the most accomplished players in jazz history. Alyn Shipton joins Mance to talk about his recorded output. Producer Alyn Shipton


Pianist: Junior Mance
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners' requests. [web address removed]; Address: Jazz Record Requests, [address removed] Fax: [number removed] email: [email address removed]


Presenter: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3

Love and Other Demons
Based on Gabriel Garcia Marguez 's novella, Peter Eotvos 's new opera is a multi-layered story in which the boundaries between reality and fantasy are intriguingly blurred. The broadcast includes interviews with dramaturge Edward Kemp and with conductor Vladimir Jurowski. Presented by Andrew McGregor.
Peter Eotvos Love and Other Demons
Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Jurowski


Unknown: Gabriel Garcia Marguez
Unknown: Peter Eotvos
Unknown: Edward Kemp
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
Presented By: Andrew McGregor.
Presented By: Peter Eotvos Love
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Sierva Maria: Allison Bell (soprano)
Don Ygnacio: Robert Brubaker (tenor)
Father Cayetano Delaura: Nathan Gunn (baritone)
Abrenuncio: John Graham-Hall (tenor)
Don Toribio: Mats Almgren (bass)
Dominga de Adviento: Marietta Simpson (mezzo)
Josefa Miranda: Felicity Palmer (mezzo)
Martina Laborde: Jean Rigby (mezzo)

: The Wire

A radio production of Debbie Tucker Green's stage play. Nadine Marshall plays four characters in a family whose ordinary day is shattered by unforeseen disaster. The cast also includes Petra Letang ,
Richie Campbell , Manjeet Mann , Jill Cardo ,
Inam Mirza and Gunnar Cauthery. Producer Jeremy Mortimer


Unknown: Nadine Marshall
Unknown: Petra Letang
Unknown: Richie Campbell
Unknown: Manjeet Mann
Unknown: Jill Cardo
Unknown: Inam Mirza
Unknown: Gunnar Cauthery.
Producer: Jeremy Mortimer

: Durufle

The French composer's Requiem, recorded at the 2001 St Albans International Organ Festival.
Judith Harris (mezzo), Stephen Charlesworth
(baritone), BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Cleobury Durufle Requiem , Op 9


Unknown: Judith Harris
Baritone: Stephen Charlesworth
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Conductor: Durufle Requiem

: Hear and Now

Alwynne Pritchard reports on a multimedia night, called Rational Rec, at Spitalf ields Festival, with songs by Chris Newman , 13 Music Theatre Pieces by Trond Reinholdtsen , Diana Burrell 's One Man Band, Michael Finnissy 's Dust and Christopher Fox 's Generic Compositions.


Unknown: Alwynne Pritchard
Songs By: Chris Newman
Unknown: Trond Reinholdtsen
Unknown: Diana Burrell
Unknown: Michael Finnissy
Unknown: Christopher Fox

: Jazz Library

Alyn Shipton is joined by John Dankworth to discuss clarinettist Benny Goodman 's style.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: John Dankworth
Clarinettist: Benny Goodman

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat; Variations on a theme of Haydn, Op 56a Haydn Symphony No 95 in C minor
2.23 Rachmanlnov Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 19
3.00 CPE Bach Der Herr lebt, Wq2513.37 Gesualdo Merce, Grido Piangendo 3.43 Schmitt Ghanaia
3.50 Dvorak Furiant; Bacchanalia (Poetic Tone Pictures,
Op 85, Nos 7 and 10) 3.59 Martinu Variations on a Slovak Theme 4.09 Schubert Der Pilgrim, D794 4.14 Groneman Flute Sonata in D 4.29 Liszt Orpheus 4.41 Bruckner Locus Iste; Christus Factus Est 4.49 Buxtehude Jubilate Domino, Omnis Terra, BuxWV64 5.00 Verdi Ballet music (Otello)
5.06 Brahms Intermezzo in A, Op 118 No 2 5.13 Jozef Swlder Piesn; Moja piosnka (Ten Songs to Lyrics by Polish Poets)
5.20 Chopin, arr Kocsis Mazurka in F minor, Op 63 No 2; Mazurka in G minor, Op 67 No 2; Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op 63 No 3 5.27 Dvorak Polonaise in E flat 5.33 Veracini Overture VI for two oboes, bassoon and strings 5.45 Britten Choral Dances (Gloriana) 5.51 Byrd Content Is Rich
5.56 Beethoven Duo in E flat for viola and cello, WoO 32
6.06 Strauss Don Juan 6.22 Carissimi Vanitas
Vanitatum 6.34 Schumann Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 80


Unknown: John Shea.

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