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: Breakfast

Presented by Charlotte Wilson . Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bach Fugue in E flat, BWV876 (Well-Tempered Klavier) Clara Schumann Two Songs
8.00-9.00: Galuppi Sonata in C
Shchedrin Concerto for Orchestra No 1 (Naughty Limericks)


Presented By: Charlotte Wilson
Unknown: Clara Schumann

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Berta Joncus surveys the recordings of Bach's partitas for solo violin.
10.45 Richard Wigmore discusses new chamber music recordings, including Schumann violin sonatas from Carolin Widmann and Denes Varjon , and Brahms string quartets from Cuarteto Casals.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Mahler Symphony No 5
(excerpts) Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra/David Zinman 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: Berta Joncus
Violin: Richard Wigmore
Unknown: Carolin Widmann
Unknown: Denes Varjon
Unknown: Cuarteto Casals.

: Music Matters

American composer John Adams talks about his new musical memoir Hallelujah Junction, and why he's been blacklisted by US security. Authors David Huckvale , Peter Dickinson and Adrian Wright review each other's recent books on Lord Berners, William Alwyn and the British composers who wrote music for Hammer horror films. And Petroc Trelawny looks at the phenomenal prices commanded by rare musical instruments. Producer Emily Kershaw


Talks: John Adams
Unknown: David Huckvale
Unknown: Peter Dickinson
Unknown: Adrian Wright
Unknown: William Alwyn
Producer: Emily Kershaw

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott presents highlights of an all-Vivaldi concert, recorded earlierthis year at the Music Festival Potsdam Sanssouci, performed by Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante with mezzo Marina de Liso and Sonia Maurer (mandolin). Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Fabio Biondi
Unknown: Europa Galante
Unknown: Marina de Liso
Unknown: Sonia Maurer
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital.
Véronique Gens (soprano), Jeff Cohen (piano) Berlioz Nuits dEt6
Debussy Les Fetes Galantes (Book 1); Nuit d'Etoiles; Fleur des Ble's
Offenbach Deux Fables de La Fontaine


Soprano: Véronique Gens
Soprano: Jeff Cohen

: World Routes

A performance by the Kronos Quartet with Azeri singer Alim Oasimov recorded during last month's Ramadan Nights series at London's Barbican. Producer James Parkin


Singer: Alim Oasimov
Producer: James Parkin

: Jazz Library

Alyn Shipton talks to English jazz composer Mike Westbrook , whose depth and variety of output have earned him comparisons with Duke Ellington. Westbrook selects the highlights of a recording career that stretches back more than 40 years and includes not only music by his acclaimed big band, but also his trio and brass band. Producer Alyn Shipton


Talks: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Mike Westbrook
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: [address removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3

The Rake's Progress
A performance of Stravinsky's neoclassical opera inspired by the paintings by William Hogarth , with a libretto by WH Auden . Presented by Ivan Hewett. Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Thomas Ades
RT DIRECT: Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress (2 CDs) is available for E24.99 including p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed]. Phone [number removed], quoting ref B46-0830, or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect


Unknown: William Hogarth
Unknown: Wh Auden
Presented By: Ivan Hewett.
Conductor: Thomas Ades
Tom Rakewell: Charles Castronovo (tenor)
Nick Shadow: John Relyea (bass)
AnneTrulove: Sally Matthews (soprano)
Trulove: Darren Jeffrey (baritone)
Baba the Turk: Patricia Bardon (mezzo)
Sellem: Peter Hoare (tenor)
Mother Goose: Kathleen Wilkinson (mezzo)

: The Wire

Dirty White Girl
By Louise Wallwein. At a community development project, Katie falls for Farooq, and pairs up with him. It's a problem for her family and for the racists in the community she has grown up in. Director Susan Roberts


Unknown: Louise Wallwein.
Director: Susan Roberts
Katie: Jemima Foxtrot
Chantelle: Rachel Broqan
Ian: Ciaran Griffiths
Farooq: Mahmood Miah
Dawn: Louise Wallwein
Yasmin: Rokhsaneh Ghawam Shahidl
Mam: Rokhsaneh Ghawam Shahidl
Garibaldi Man: Oliver Lee
Nasir: Billy Sarfraz

: Vaughan Williams

Marianne Thorsen (violin), Ian Brown (piano) Vaughan Williams Violin Sonata in A minor


Violin: Marianne Thorsen
Violin: Ian Brown

: BBC Philharmonic

BBC Philharmonic, conductor Cornelius Meister Miroslav Srnka Reading Lessons


Conductor: Cornelius Meister
Conductor: Miroslav Srnka

: Hear and Now

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a concert for the 70th birthday of American composer John Harbison , featuring music by younger American composers. BBC Singers, Lontano/Odaline de la Martinez Peter Child Pantomime John Harbison
Emerson Kay Rhie Tears for Te Wano; Moromoto ni/Cherry Tree John Harbison Chorale Cantata; The Flower-Fed Buffaloes


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: John Harbison
Unknown: John Harbison
Unknown: Kay Rhie
Unknown: John Harbison

: Jazz Library

Brian Morton joins Alyn Shipton to select examples of work by Herman Blount , better known as Sun Ra , leader of the Solar Arkestra, who claimed his inspiration and music came from outer space. <R)


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Herman Blount
Leader: Sun Ra

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Strauss Symphonia Domestica 2.32 Schumann Liederkreis, Op 39
2.57 Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London) 3.25 Grieg String Quartet No 2 in G minor, Op 27 3.59 Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat 4.26 Byrd In Fields Abroad
4.32 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 65a 4.50 JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor 5.00 Touchemoulin Sinfonia in B flat 5.14 Machaut Ballade 33: N'es Qu'on Porroit les Estoiles Nombrer (Le Veoir Dit) 5.23 Mozart String Quartet in D, KJ55 5.33 Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor. Op 23 5.42 Borodin Overture: Prince Igor
5.53 Moeschinger Wind Quintet on Swiss Folk Songs, Op 53 6.13 Cart Sonata for two violins and continuo
6.28 Leopolita Missa Paschalis 6.47 Telemann
Concerto in D for flute, two violins, viola and continuo


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

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