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: Breakfast

With Martin Handley. Including Bach Dances at
8.00. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Telemann Concerto for three oboes, three violins and strings Debussy Nocturne
8.00-9.00: Britten Choral Dances (Gloriana)
Mozart Adagio in B flat for two clarinets and three basset-horns, K411


Unknown: Martin Handley.

: CD Review

Introduced by Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library David Fanning recommends a recording of Rachmaninov's Symphony No1 in D minor.
10.30 Stephen Plaistow reviews recent piano recordings, including Chopin from Maurizio Pollini and Nikolai Demidenko.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Bizet Carmen (DVD)
Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano: Carmen), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor: Don Jose ), Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano 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


Introduced By: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Stephen Plaistow
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Nikolai Demidenko.
Soprano: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Tenor: Jonas Kaufmann
Tenor: Don Jose
Conductor: Antonio Pappano

: Music Matters

As 2008 draws to a close, Tom Service and guests look back at some of the year's cultural milestones, from concert series and festivals to Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture and other events that have had a major impact on the arts scene. He also previews potential highlights Of 2009. Producer Emma Bloxham


Producer: Emma Bloxham

: The Early Music Show: Milton Season

Comus was a masque written by John Milton in honour of chastity and first presented at
Michaelmas 1634, with music by Henry Lawes. In Milton's 400th anniversary year, Catherine Bott travels to Ludlow Castle to explore the occasion of that first performance and the music that Comus went On to inspire. Producer Sam Philips


Written By: John Milton
Music By: Henry Lawes.
Unknown: Catherine Bott
Producer: Sam Philips

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from London's Wigmore Hall, with Sarah Walker. Trio Jean Paul
Haydn Piano Trio in F minor, HXV26
Schumann Piano Trio in D minor, Op 63


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Jean Paul

: World Routes

Lucy Duran pays tribute to South African singer
Miriam Makeba , who died last month at the age of 76. With contributions from musicians who knew her, excerpts from interviews and highlights from her final UK concert, recorded at the Brighton Festival last May. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Singer: Miriam Makeba
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

Pianist and author Brian Priestly chooses essential recordings of Duke Ellington working with small ensembles. With Alyn Shipton. Producer Alyn shipton


Unknown: Brian Priestly
Unknown: Alyn Shipton.

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners'jazz requests. www.bbc.co.uk/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: Live from the Met

The Oueen of Spades
Introduced live from New York by Margaret Juntwait. Tchaikovsky's tragic opera about a man who loses his fortune - and his mind - to cards. With guest commentator Ira Siff , plus interviews with the artists and the Met Opera Quiz. Tchalkovsky The Queen of Spades
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor Seiji Ozawa
RT DIRECT: Tchaikovsky Queen of Spades (3 CDs) is available for E29 including p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed]. Phone [number removed], quoting ref B46-Z882, or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect


Unknown: Margaret Juntwait.
Commentator: Ira Siff
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Lisa: Maria Guleghina (soprano)
Ghermann: Ben Heppner (tenor)
Pauline: Ekaterina Semenchuk (mezzo)
The Countess: Felicity Palmer (mezzo)
Count Tomsky: Mark Delavan (baritone)
Prince Yeletsky: Vladimir Stoyanov (baritone)
Chekalinsky: Alan Oke (tenor)
Surin: Paul Plishka (bass)
Chaplitsky: Mark Schowalter (tenor)
Narumov: Leroy Lehr (bass)
Master of Ceremonies: Bernard Fitch (tenor)
Governess: Kathryn Day (mezzo)
Masha: Erin Morley (soprano)
Chloe: Wendy Bryn Harmer (soprano)

: Between the Ears

The Refuge Box
Another chance to hear this radio poem by Katrina Porteous about a wooden cabin on stilts Halfway between Holy Island and mainland Northumbria, built to save people cut off by the tide.


Unknown: Katrina Porteous

: BBC Singers

Thomas Tallis Missa PuerNatus Est Nobis Director David Hill


Unknown: Thomas Tallis Missa
Director: David Hill

: Hear and Now

Live from the Royal Festival Hall's Spirit Level, Ivan Hewett introduces an event to mark the 40th anniversary of the London Sinfonietta, with performances of specially commissioned
Sinfonietta Shorts by Dai Fujikura , Mira Calix , Anna Meredith , Harrison Birtwistle and John Woolrich. Plus new works by Christian Mason ,
Larry Groves and Claudia Molitor , recorded earlier this month at the Oueen Elizabeth Hall.


Introduces: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Dai Fujikura
Unknown: Mira Calix
Unknown: Anna Meredith
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: John Woolrich.
Unknown: Christian Mason
Unknown: Larry Groves
Unknown: Claudia Molitor
Unknown: Oueen Elizabeth Hall.

: Jazz Library

Alyn Shipton and Martin Litton select the best examples Of FatS Waller's music. Producer Alyn Shipton


Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Liadov Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 44; Five Preludes
Medtner Skazi Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain; Pictures at an Exhibition Rachmaninov Preludes, Op 32: Nos4and6 Boris Berezovsky (piano) 2.20 Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor 3.01 Gautier d'Esplnal Puis Que en MoiA Recouvre Seignorie 3.07 Mozart Requiem 3.54 Haydn Piano Trio in F; H XV4 4.06 Bach Pastorella in BWV590 4.18 Kutev Pastoral 4.29 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in F, Op 72 No 3 4.33 Martinu String Sextet 4.51
Turlna Rapsodia Sinfonica , Op 66 5.00 Berlioz Overture: Beatrice et Benedict 5.08 Tallis Spem inAlium 5.17 Handel Oboe
Sonata in C minor, Op 1 No 8 5.24 Mozart, arr GrieqSonata in C, K545 5.33 Horovitz Music Hall Suite 5.44 Schumann Marchenbilder , Op 113 6.00 Prokofiev Cinderella's Waltz
6.06 Wagner Wesendonk Lieder 6.25 Szymanowski Polish Dances 6.34 Mozart Rivolgete a Lui to Sguardo (Cosi Fan Tutte) 6.40 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in A, Wql68


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Medtner Skazi Musorgsky
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Unknown: Bach Pastorella
Unknown: Turlna Rapsodia Sinfonica
Unknown: Tallis Spem
Unknown: Schumann Marchenbilder
Unknown: Wagner Wesendonk Lieder
Unknown: Mozart Rivolgete

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