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: Breakfast

Presented by Alistair Appleton , including at 8.30 a Poem for Today, in which Sean Street reads Cliff Fall. Plus a Haydn piano sonata.


Presented By: Alistair Appleton

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Chris de Souza recommends a performance of Manuel de Falla 's Gypsy-inspired ballet El amor brujo.
10.30 Jeremy Summerly assesses recent recordings of music from medieval France and compares three approaches to the religious music of 16th-century master Roland de Lassus.
11.45 Disc of the Week
Szymanowski The complete music for violin and piano Alina Ibragimova (violin), Cedric Tiberghien (piano) 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: Manuel de Falla
Unknown: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Roland de Lassus.
Violin: Alina Ibragimova
Violin: Cedric Tiberghien

: Rolls, Records and the Returnof Myra Hess

When British pianist Myra Hess (1890-1965) "returned" to the National Gallery in 2007 to reprise one of her famous wartime performances, it was undeniably a concert with a difference:
Hess's playing was eerily re-created thanks to the wonder of the piano roll. Christopher Cook tells the story of the multi million-pound piano roll industry with the help of player-piano enthusiasts and performers. Producer Michael Surcombe


Pianist: Myra Hess
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Michael Surcombe

: The Early Music Show

1/2. In the first of two programmes devoted to Haydn's 29-year tenure as Kapellmeister to the Esterhazy family, Lucie Skeaping visits their palace at Esterhaza in north-western Hungary, where musicologist Balazs Mikusi guides her through the rooms - and through Haydn's music. She also calls at the Vienna home of Michael Briissing , baryton player with the Esterhazy
Ensemble, who have recently recorded Haydn's complete baryton trios. Producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Musicologist: Balazs Mikusi
Unknown: Michael Briissing

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Monday's recital from London's Wigmore Hall. With Fiona Talkington. Calefax Wind Ensemble
Bach, arr Raaf Hekkema Goldberg Variations


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Raaf Hekkema Goldberg

: World Routes in China

2/2. Lucy Duran is in Xinjiang, China's largest province and home to the Muslim Uyghur people who perform muqam, a type of music found all over the region. Producer James Parkin


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Producer: James Parkin

: Jazz Library

Alyn Shipton is joined by Guy Barker to discuss and select the finest recordings by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard , the man seen as the natural heir to Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie. Hubbard died in December, aged 70. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Guy Barker
Unknown: Freddie Hubbard
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie.
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

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


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3Lohengrin

Donald Macleod introduces Wagner's tragic 1848 opera Lohengrin, recorded at the Royal Opera
House last month. He is joined by Wagner scholar John Deathridge to discuss the work's significance and its very special place in Wagner's output. Lohengrin has been Elsa's champion in a duel. He offers to marry her on the condition that she never ask his name or where he comes from. After their marriage she finds this promise impossible to keep and so he has to leave, though not before revealing that he is, in fact, a knight of the Holy Grail with a sacred mission. Wagner Lohengrin
Other roles sung by Anne Osborne and Deborah Peake Jones (sopranos). Louise Armit and Kate McCarney (mezzos). Haoyin Xue and Ji-Min Park (tenors), Kwangchul Youn and Boaz Daniel
(baritones), Kostas Smoriginas (bass-baritone), Vuyani Mlinde (bass) Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Semyon Bychkov
RT DIRECT: Wagner Lohengrin OCDs), featuring Jess Thomas , Elisabeth Grummer. Christa Ludwig ,
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau , Gottlob Frick , Otto Wiener and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Rudolf Kempe. is available for £25 inc p&p. Send cheque. payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone 0[number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-X206


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John Deathridge
Unknown: Wagner Lohengrin
Sung By: Anne Osborne
Sung By: Deborah Peake Jones
Sopranos: Louise Armit
Sopranos: Kate McCarney
Unknown: Haoyin Xue
Tenors: Kwangchul Youn
Tenors: Boaz Daniel
Baritones: Kostas Smoriginas
Bass-Baritone: Vuyani Mlinde
Conductor: Semyon Bychkov
Unknown: Wagner Lohengrin
Unknown: Jess Thomas
Unknown: Elisabeth Grummer.
Unknown: Christa Ludwig
Unknown: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Unknown: Gottlob Frick
Unknown: Otto Wiener
Conducted By: Rudolf Kempe.
Lohengrin: Johan Botha (tenor)
Elsa: Edith Haller (soprano)
Telramund: Falk Struckmann (bass)
Ortrud: Petra Lang (mezzo)

: Hear and Now

Robert Worby reports from electronic music and sound-art festival Cut and Splice: Living Rooms, recorded last weekend at Wilton's Music Hall in east London. This year's programme features works inspired by, and utilising, the domestic environment: American composer Alvin Lucier creates music that works on the resonant character of a room-space; Aki Onda mixes soundscapes recorded on portable cassette players; and Tape That present their catalogue of sound objects. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Worby
Unknown: Alvin Lucier
Unknown: Aki Onda
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz Library

innovative guitarist Wes Montgomery (1922-68) developed a technique that combined be-bop's rapidity with a mellow romanticism. Fellow guitarist John Etheridge helps Alyn Shipton select highlights from Montgomery's catalogue, and explains how he achieved his unique sound.


Guitarist: Wes Montgomery
Guitarist: John Etheridge
Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

Mozart Piano Trio in C. K548 Schumann Piano Trio
No 1 in D minor, Op 63 1.52 Brahms Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25 2.34 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F
3.01 Tchaikovsky String Serenade in C, Op 48
3.33 A Scarlatti Stabat Mater 4.15 Hartmann Deux pieces caractéristiques, Op 25 4.28 Auber
Overture: Le cheval de bronze 4.37 Machaut Ballade 32: Ploures, dames (Le veoir dit) 4.46 Pergolesi Violin Concerto in B flat 5.01 J Strauss (son), arr
Schoenberq Rosen aus dem Suden 5.10 Chopin Four Mazurkas 5.20 Alpaerts Avondmuziek 5.30 Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op 28 5.45 Mozart Exsultate , jubilate, K165 6.00 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 1
6.24 Bach Cantata No 21: Ich hatte viel Bekummernis


Unknown: Scarlatti Stabat Mater
Unknown: Hartmann Deux
Unknown: MacHaut Ballade
Unknown: Schoenberq Rosen
Unknown: Strauss Till Eulenspiegels
Unknown: Mozart Exsultate

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