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: Breakfast

Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Weber Andante e Rondo ungarese Offenbach Overture: Orpheus in the Underworld
8.00-9.00: Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370 Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Weber Andante

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Harriet Smith compares piano recordings of Bach's two- and three-part inventions, and Francis Knights does the same for versions played on the harpsichord and clavichord.
10.30 William Mival talks about recent issues of Mahler's Symphony No 2 (Resurrection) from Claudio Abbado in Lucerne,
Christoph Eschenbach in Philadelphia, David Zinman in Zurich and Leonard Bernstein in Paris.
11.50 Disc of the Week: Haydn Piano Trio in F sharp minor H XV 26 Florestan Trio www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX. BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Harriet Smith
Unknown: Francis Knights
Talks: William Mival
Unknown: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Christoph Eschenbach
Unknown: David Zinman
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein

: The Daffodil Maiden

Anne Sebba tells the story of London-born concert pianist Harriet Cohen (1895-1967), who at her peak in the 1930s gave more first performances of new works than any other pianist of her day. She also travelled relentlessly to the United States, Europe and Russia, promoting early and modern British music, especially pieces by her long-time lover Arnold Bax.


Pianist: Harriet Cohen
Producer: Sarah Cuddon

: The Early Music Show

3/4. Catherine Bott visits Nuremberg to look at the city's contribution to culture, and assesses the legacy of artist Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528). Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Artist: Albrecht Dürer
Producer: Chris Wines

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's concert from
London's Wigmore Hall, introduced by Sarah Walker. Pavel Haas Quartet
Prokofiev String Quartet No 1 Ravel String Quartet


Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Introduced By: Pavel Haas

: World Routes

Another chance to hear a concert by Romanian Gypsy band Taraf de Haidouks, recorded in 2007 at Birmingham's Town Hall. Producer Roger Short


Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

Alyn Shipton celebrates the career of Dexter Gordon (1923-90), who in the 1940s was one of the first tenor saxophonists in jazz to adopt the bebop Style. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Dexter Gordon
Producer: 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: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Il Trovatore

Verdi's 1853 revenge tale with a twist, direct from New York, with Argentinian tenor Marcelo Alvarez in the title role and American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky as Leonora. Presented by Margaret Juntwait with guest commentator Ira Siff. The interval features backstage interviews.
Orchestra and Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
RT DIRECT: Verdi Il Trovatore (2 CDs) featuring Maria Callas, Fedora Barbieri, Luisa Villa, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Rolando Panerai, Nicola Zaccaria and Milan Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan, is available for £B.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections to:[address removed], or call the orderline on [number removed] (national rate), or visit [web address removed] Quote Ref [number removed]. UK delivery only


Tenor: Marcelo Alvarez
Soprano: Sondra Radvanovsky
Presented By: Margaret Juntwait
Commentator: Ira Siff.
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Unknown: Maria Callas
Unknown: Fedora Barbieri
Unknown: Luisa Villa
Unknown: Giuseppe Di Stefano
Unknown: Rolando Panerai
Unknown: Nicola Zaccaria
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
Count di Luna: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone)
Leonora: Sondra Radvanovsky (soprano)
Azucena: Dolora Zajick (mezzo)
Manrico: Marcelo Alvarez (tenor)
Ferrando: Kwanqchul Youn (bass)
Ines: Maria Zifchak (soprano)
Ruiz: Eduardo Valdes (tenor)

: Haydn

Divertimento in E flat, HXIV1
Martin Bramcock and Dominik Taschler (horns), Haydn Trio Eisenstadt


Unknown: Martin BramcOck
Horns: Dominik Taschler
Horns: Haydn Trio Eisenstadt

: The Wire

Salmonella Men on Planet Porno

Andrew Driver's translation of a Japanese science fantasy by Yasutaka Tsutsui, set on an alien planet where plants, animals and humans can mate interchangeably, creating a society in which Darwin's survival of the fittest has been turned on its head.

Adapted by Julia Dover and Matt Thompson as part of the science-fiction series across Radios 3, 4 and 7.


Translator: Andrew Driver
Original author: Yasutaka Tsutsui
Adapted By: Julia Dover
Adapted By: Matt Thompson
Director: Matt Thompson
Producer: Matt Thompson
Dr Ito: Donald McCleary
Yohachi: Stewart Porter
Dr Mogamigawa: Ron Donachle
Yui Tanaka: Morag Stark
Soma: Geoff Noar
KenKagawa: Crawford Logan

: Hear and Now

Three orchestral works inspired by poets
Shakespeare, Goethe and Gwyn Thomas , recorded last month in Cardiff. With Sara Mohr-Pietsch . BBC NOW, conductor Jac van Steen
Hans Werner Henze Symphony No 8 Simon Holt Troubled Light Alun Hoddinott Lizard


Unknown: Gwyn Thomas
Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Conductor: Jac van Steen
Conductor: Hans Werner Henze

: The Early Music Show

2/8. Lucie Skeaping visits the Chapel of King's
College, Cambridge, to view the stained glass and introduce music from the era in which the glass was made. Producer Rebecca Bean


Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Caurroy Eleven Fantasies on 16th-century songs Brade Consort music from the 1609 collection 1.55 Mozart Mass in C. K317 (Coronation) 2.18 Schubert Fantasia in F minor, D940 237 Haydn Piano Trio in E flat, H XV 29 2.54 Champagne Danse villageoise 3.00 Palmgren Overture: Cinderella
3.05 Rossini Non piu mesta (La Cenerentola) 3.09 Lipinski Variations on a theme of Rossini's Cinderella 3.25 Prokofiev Cinderella: Ballet Suite No 13.52 Chopin Waltz in D flat, Op 64 No 1 (Minute Waltz) 3.55 Tekeliev Tempo di waltz
3.59 Kostov Ludicrous Dance 4.01 Shostakovich Seven Dances ofthe Dolls, Op 91c 4.13 Ravel Ma mere roye
4.42 Juon Fairy Tale in A minor, Op 8 4.48 Horneman Overture: Aladdin 5.00 Lisinski Grand Overture No 7
5.15 Servais La romanesca 5.20 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 10 No 15.47 A Scarlatti Sinfonia: Amore, pace e providenza 5.41 Lorenzo Allegri Primo ballo della notte d'amore; Sinfonia: Spirito del del 551 Davide da
Bergamo La vera piva montanara 6.01 Kraus Symphony in C minor 6.21 Strauss Befreit, Op 39 No 4
6.27 Mortelmans Lyrisch gedicht 6.39 Soler Fandango in D minor 6.51 Rodrigo Cuatro madrigales amatorios


Unknown: John Shea.

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