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: Breakfast

With Martin Handley. At 8.30 a Poem for Today, with Mario Petrucci reading How Does.


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Mario Petrucci

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Tess Knighton recommends a recording of Monteverdi's Eighth Book of Madrigals.
10.30 Geoffrey Smith compares recent releases of the music of James MacMillan.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Schumann Heine Lieder Florian Boesch (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano) bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk
Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, p651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Tess Knighton
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: James MacMillan.
Baritone: Florian Boesch
Baritone: Malcolm Martineau

: Ode to Whitman

The poetry of Walt Whitman inspired a vast number of musical works. Rob Cowan explores the attraction his verse held for composers. producer Megan Jones


Unknown: Walt Whitman
Unknown: Rob Cowan
Producer: Megan Jones

: The Early Music Show

Organist Simon Loft explores the third Clavierubung, Bach's magnificent collection of music for organ (published 1739), sometimes referred to as the German Organ Mass, and illustrates his discussion of its musical riches and hidden symbolism with examples played on the organ of Jesus College, Cambridge. Producer Chris Wines


Organist: Simon Loft

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. With Fiona Talkington. Ingrid Fliter (piano)
Chopin Grande valse brillante in E flat, Op 18; Waltz in C minor, Op 64 No 2; Waltz in A flat, Op 42 Schumann Études symphoniques, Op 13


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Ingrid Fliter

: World Routes

Lopa Kothari and Jameela Siddiqi introduce highlights from South Indian singer
Aruna Sairam 's performance at the Darbar International South Asian Music Festival, held last month at London's Southbank Centre. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Lopa Kothari
Unknown: Jameela Siddiqi
Singer: Aruna Sairam
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

Saxophonist Dave Liebman talks to Alyn Shipton at Cheltenham Town Hall about his recordings, including his work in Miles Davis 's band in the 1970s and his formidable career as a bandleader in his Own right. Producer Alyn Shipton


Talks: Dave Liebman
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Miles Davis
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

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


Introduces: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3: Der fliegende Hollander

Wagner's story about a Dutch sea captain who, as punishment for a blasphemous oath, is condemned to sail the oceans for ever. Only the love of a faithful woman can save him from his fate. Tim Albery's new production is presented from the Royal Opera House by Martin Handley.

Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Marc Albrecht

(RT Direct: Wagner The Flying Dutchman (2CDs), soloists, Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra/James Levine, is available for £13.99 including p&p. Send cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed]. or phone [number removed] quoting (national rate) B46-AJ584


Presenter: Martin Handley
Musicians: Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor: Marc Albrecht
Der Hollander: Bryn Terfel (bass)
Senta: Anja Kampe (soprano)
Daland: Hans-Peter Konig (bass)
Erik: Torsten Kerl (tenor)
Mary: Clare Shearer (mezzo)
Steersman: John Tessler (tenor)

: Komgold String Quartet

Korngold String Quartet No 3 in D, Op 34 Chilingirian Quartet

: Between the Ears

Out of the Mouths A soundscape that explores the gradual acquisition of language from a baby's viewpoint, following youngsters through successive Stages Of development. Producer Emma Kingsley


Producer: Emma Kingsley

: Pre-Hear

Gemini, conductor Peter Wiegold
David Lumsdaine Mandala III (Ruhe sanfte, sanfte ruh) With Huw Watkins (piano)
Philip Grange A Puzzle of Shadows With Alison Wells (soprano)


Conductor: Peter Wiegold
Conductor: David Lumsdaine Mandala
Piano: Huw Watkins
Piano: Philip Grange
Soprano: Alison Wells

: Hear and Now

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a concert of virtuoso music for voice, violin and electronics, and gets a preview of this year's Spitalfields Festival. Georges Aperghis Récitation No 8 Cage Aria and Fon tana Mix
Gyorgy Kurtag SK Remembrance Noise, Op 12 Bent Sorensen Vocalise
Per Norgard Zwei Saiten eine Stimme; The Secret Melody
Bent Sorensen Six Songs; Three Stones Simon Holt Caprices Nos 4 and 6 Diana Burrell Paragraph
Lore Lixenberg (mezzo), David Alberman (violin) Burrell Alleluia BBC Singers


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Georges Aperghis
Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag
Unknown: Simon Holt
Unknown: Diana Burrell
Unknown: Lore Lixenberg
Violin: David Alberman

: Jazz Library

2/2. Alyn Shipton talks to the great American saxophonist Sonny Rollins about his recordings.


Talks: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Sonny Rollins

: Through the Night

Suchon Sinfonietta ; Ballade; Nocturne; The Night of the Witches Peter Sivanic (horn), Jan Slavik (cello), Slovak RSO/Mario Kosik 2.00 MacDowell Hexentanz, Op 17 No 2 2.03 Liszt Transcendental Study No 5 in B flat
2.07 Handel Spirit Music, Nos 1-4 (Alcina) 2.14 Ruth Watson Henderson Missa Brevis 2.27 Pierne Prelude, Op 29 No 1 2.31 Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20
3.00 Telemann Concerto a 5 3.11 Lassus Missa Osculetur me 335 Stradella Toccata 3M) Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano Quartet in G minor, Op 25 4.22 Ruynemann
Piano Sonatine 4.26 Fodor Symphony No 4 in C minor, Op 19 4.49 Norman Peace of Mind; Love 4.53 Forster Sonata: La Sidon 5.00 Jurjans Barcarola ; Beggar's
Dance (Latvian Dances) 5.08 Squire Tarantella, Op 23
5.12 Bottesini Tarantella 5.18 Tchalkovsky 'Twill Soon Be Midnight; I Love You beyond Measure (The Queen of Spades) 5.28 Papandopulo Four Preludes 5.42 Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 6.01 Czerny Prelude in G, Op 698 No 4 Beethoven Allegros in G, WoO 33
Nos 2 and 3 (for musical clock) 6.10 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in F, Op 3 No 3 6.21 Gesualdo Merce , grido piangendo 6.26 Rossi Odekha ki'anitani 6.30 Bridge The Sea 6.52 Diepenbrock Recueillement 6.58 Wolf Treibe nur mit Lieben Spott (Spanisches Liederbuch)


Unknown: Suchon Sinfonietta
Horn: Peter Sivanic
Horn: Jan Slavik
Unknown: Jurjans Barcarola
Unknown: Beethoven Allegros
Unknown: Gesualdo Merce
Unknown: Rossi Odekha
Unknown: Wolf Treibe

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