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: Breakfast

With Martin Handley. At 8.30 a Poem for Today, in which a contemporary poet reads a recent work.


Unknown: Martin Handley.

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library William Mival recommends a recording of Schoenberg's Pelleas und Melisande.
10.30 Simon Heighes assesses recent recordings of music by Bach, including The Well-Tempered Klavier from pianist Angela Hewitt , arias from mezzo Anne Sofie von Otter , and The Art of Fugue from controversial label Winter und Winter.
11.40 Disc of the Week
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante, K364 Renaud
Capugon (violin), Antoine Tamestit (viola), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Louis Langree 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: William Mival
Unknown: Simon Heighes
Pianist: Angela Hewitt
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Violin: Antoine Tamestit
Conductor: Louis Langree

: Music Matters

Petroc Trelawny talks to Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki , and playwright Ronald Harwood talks about his two plays depicting Wilhelm Furtwangler and Richard Strauss and their political views. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Krzysztof Penderecki
Talks: Ronald Harwood
Unknown: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents highlights of a concert given in the Italian city of Palestrina, featuring soprano Valentina Varriale with musicians of the Capella della Pieta de' Turchini. Producer Les Pratt


Soprano: Valentina Varriale

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London, in which soprano
Anne Schwanewilms performs songs by Debussy, Richard Strauss and Wolf, with pianist Roger Vignoles. <R)


Soprano: Anne Schwanewilms
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Pianist: Roger Vignoles.

: World Routes

Lopa Kothari and Jameela Siddiqi introduce highlights of the Darbar International South
Asian Music Festival, held last month at London's Southbank Centre. This week, morning ragas from santoor virtuoso Rahul Sharma , and one of the great voices of Hindustani classical music, Ashwini Bhide Deshpande. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Lopa Kothari
Unknown: Jameela Siddiqi
Unknown: Rahul Sharma
Music: Ashwini Bhide Deshpande.
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

Alyn Shipton interviews Henry Grimes , a hugely influential bassist in the 60s who was rediscovered in 2003 after years of obscurity. Grimes tells his story in front of an audience at this year's
Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Henry Grimes
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith introduces listeners' requests. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Fax: [number removed] email: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3

Die tote Stadt
The Royal Opera House season continues with the first UK performance of Korngold's fantasy Die tote Stadt (1920), which tells the story of a man's fixation on his recently deceased wife and a young actress, who bear a striking resemblance to each other and begin to merge in the widower's mind.
Korngold Die tote Stadt
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conducted by Ingo Metzmacher
RT DIRECT: Korngold Die tote Stadt (2CDs) featuring the Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra conducted by Leif Segerstam is available for £9.99 including p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections to:[address removed], or phone [number removed] quoting B46-V871


Conducted By: Ingo MetzmacHer
Conducted By: Leif Segerstam
Paul: Stephen Gould (tenor)
Marie/Marietta: Nadja Michael (soprano)
Frank/Fritz: Gerald Flnley (bass-Baritone)
Brigitta: Kathleen Wilkinson (mezzo)
Juliette: Simona Mihai (soprano)
Lucienne: Jurgita Adamonyte (mezzo)
Graf: Albert Ji-Mlnpark(tenor)

: Korngold String Quartet

Korngold String Quartet No 2 in E flat, Op 26 Brodsky Quartet

: Between the Ears

/apourtrain. A metaphysical journey in vhich Harry Willis Fleming explores how train travel revolutionised the human experience, with often quite frightening consequences. The early impact of trains jolted the writing of many Chroniclers Of the time. Producer Neil McCarthy


Unknown: Harry Willis Fleming
Producer: Neil McCarthy

: Pre-Hear

A tenth-birthday concert given by the ensemble 10/10 at Liverpool Hope University.
Hilary Brown (cello), Ian Buckle (piano), Ensemble 10/10, conductor Clark Rundell Steve Martland Reveille
Stephen Pratt Double Act for cello, piano and ensemble
David Home Phantom Instruments
Graham Fitkin Subterfuge for cello and ensemble


Cello: Hilary Brown
Cello: Ian Buckle
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Conductor: Steve Martland Reveille
Conductor: Stephen Pratt
Unknown: Graham Fitkin

: Hear and Now

Ivan Hewett introduces the first performance of renowned Danish composer Per Norgard 's
Seventh Symphony, recorded in Copenhagen.


Introduces: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Per Norgard

: Jazz Library

1/2. Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins selects key recordings from his catalogue, Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Sonny Rollins
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

Dvorak The Golden Spinning Wheel, Op 109
1.29 Bartok Concerto for Orchestra 2.09 Kodaly Pange lingua 2.22 Janacek Piano Sonata: I X 1905
(From the Street) 2.37 Bach Cantata No 179: Siehe zu, dass deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heuchelei sei
2.53 Reubke Organ Sonata in C minor on Psalm 94
3.00 Beethoven String Trio in G, Op 9 No 1
3.25 Abel Praeludium , Adagio and Allegro
3.38 Scheidt Alamanda 3.48 Des Prez Missa de Beata Virgine 4.23 Scarlatti Concerto Grosso No 1 in F minor
4.31 Fodor Air du tonnelier (Petits airs connus varies, Op 3) 4.37 Bellini Eccomi in lieta vesta; Oh! Quante volte (I Capuleti ed i Montecchi) 4.48 Grieg Symphonic Dance, Op 64 No 4 5.00 Kapp Pohjarannik 5.06
Shostakovich Elegy 5.10 Hess Suite in B flat, Op 45
5.21 Haydn Symphony No 95 in C minor 5AO Contant, arr David Passmore Meditation 5.47 Rachmaninov Pieces for four hands. Op 11 6.01 Frederick the Great Flute Sonata in C minor 6.11 Mozart Gallimathias
Musicum, K32 6.27 Rosenmiiller Beatus vir qui timet Dominum 6.41 Schein Canzon in A minor for five instruments - Corollarium (Banchetto Musicale)
6.45 Falla Vivan los que rien' (La vida Preve)
6.51 Turina Rapsodia sinf6nica, Op 66


Unknown: Abel Praeludium
Unknown: Scheidt Alamanda
Unknown: Bellini Eccomi
Unknown: Kapp Pohjarannik
Unknown: David Passmore
Unknown: Mozart Gallimathias
Unknown: Rosenmiiller Beatus
Musicale: Falla Vivan

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