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: Breakfast

Introduced by Alistair Appleton. including a Haydn piano sonata at around 8.45.


Introduced By: Alistair Appleton.

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Anthony Burton makes a recommendation from the available recordings of Mozart's Serenade in B flat, K361 (Gran partita).
10.15 John Deathridge assesses new recordings of Wagner, including Lohengrin (conducted by Semyon Bychkov ) and the Ring.
11.45 Disc of the Week
Albinoni Sinfonie a cinque, Op 2
Ensemble 415, director Chiara Banchini 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: Anthony Burton
Unknown: John Deathridge
Conducted By: Semyon Bychkov
Director: Chiara Banchini

: Music Matters

Interviews, performances and profiles of influential figures in the music world.

: The Early Music Show

To mark today's Fourth of July celebrations in America, Lucie Skeaping challenges the notion that early American music was little more than Puritan hymns and marches for fife and drum. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London, with Verity Sharp. Ysaye Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 64 No 6 Brahms String Quartet in B flat, Op 67


Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: World Routes

Rita Ray introduces a concert by East African singer/ musician Samba Mapangala and his band
Orchestra Virunga, recorded at February's Sauti za Busara Festival in Zanzibar. Also billed is guitar great Syran Mbenza. Producer Roger Short


Introduces: Rita Ray
Musician: Samba Mapangala
Unknown: Syran MBEnza.
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

On the 70th anniversary of the founding of his famous trio, Nat "King" Cole (1919-65) comes under the spotlight. Gwyneth Herbert joins Alyn Shipton to select the high points of his work as pianist, vocalist and unusually combative session jam player. Music includes Straighten Up and Fly
Right (The King Cole Trio, 1944), Nature Boy (1948) and the 1956 After Midnight sessions. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Gwyneth Herbert
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
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: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3

The tragic downfall of a destructive woman, from society darling of the glittering salons of Vienna and Paris to the pitiful squalor of prostitution in London's East End, the victim of Jack the Ripper. Alban Berg's opera premiered in 1937, two years after the composer's death. Presented by Suzy Klein , who talks to novelist Philip Hensher.
Berg Lulu
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Antonio Pappano
RT DIRECT: Berg Lulu (3 CDs), with Patricia Wise.
Wolfgang Schone , Peter Straka. Brigitte Fassbaender. Graham Clark , Hans Hotter and the French National Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate , is available for Ell.99 including p&p. Address: [address removed]. Cheque payable to Selections. Phone 0[number removed]25 (national rate), quoting B46-AH910


Presented By: Suzy Klein
Unknown: Philip Hensher.
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Unknown: Berg Lulu
Unknown: Patricia Wise.
Unknown: Wolfgang Schone
Unknown: Peter Straka.
Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender.
Unknown: Graham Clark
Unknown: Hans Hotter
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Lulu: Agneta Eichenholz (soprano)
Dr Schon: Michael Volle (baritone)
Jack the Ripper: Michael Volle (baritone)
Countess Geschwitz: Jennifer Larmore (mezzo)
Animal Trainer: Peter Rose (bass)
Athlete: Peter Rose (bass)
Aiwa: Klaus Florian Vogt (tenor)
Schigolch: Gwynne Howell (bass)
Prince: Philip Langridge (tenor)
Manservant: Philip Langridge (tenor)
Marquis: Philip Langridge (tenor)
Painter: Will Hartmann (tenor)
Policeman: Will Hartmann (tenor)
Negro: Will Hartmann (tenor)
Prof of Medicine: Jeremy White (bass)
Theatre Manager: Jeremy White (bass)
Banker: Jeremy White (bass)
Dresser: Heather Shipp (mezzo)
Schoolboy: Heather Shipp (mezzo)
Groom: Heather Shipp (mezzo)
Journalist: Kostas Smoriginas (bass-Baritone)
Manservant: Vuyani Mlinde (bass)
Lady Artist: Monika-Evelin Liiv (mezzo)
Mother: Frances McCafferty (mezzo)
15-year-old girl: Simona Mihai (soprano)

: Between the Ears

A Wireless Revelation. This new radiophonic presentation is a communal reading of the complete text of the Apocalypse of St John , or the Book of Revelation, in a range of translations.
Illuminating the book as it unfolds are fragments from Handel's Messiah and Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time and choral music by Hildegard of Bingen and Antony Pitts.


Unknown: St John
Unknown: Antony Pitts.

: Hear and Now

Robert Worby reports from day two of Cut and Splice: Living Rooms, recorded recently at Wilton's Music Hall in east London, featuring works inspired by and utilising the domestic environment. Brandon LaBelle examines the small pastimes of the home and, using jumping performers in special shoes, Bob Levene explores the hidden spaces of Wilton's. Plus an intense electro-acoustic festival climax by duo Carl Michael von Hausswolff and John Duncan. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Worby
Unknown: Brandon Labelle
Unknown: Bob Levene
Unknown: Carl Michael von Hausswolff
Unknown: John Duncan.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz Library

Vocalist Christine Tobin helps Alyn Shipton select the essential items from the expansive repertoire of Chicago-born vocalist Abbey Lincoln.


Unknown: Christine Tobin
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Abbey Lincoln.

: Through the Night

Mahler Symphony No 9 2.24 Wolf Auf ein altes Bild;
Zur Rut)', zur Ruh' 2.29 Albeniz Spanish Suite, Op 47
2.52 Svendsen Norwegian Artists' Carnival. Op 14
3.00 Mozart Litaniae Lauretanae , K195 3.27 Moscheles Grosse Sonate in E, Op 41 3.55 Tsvetanov Theme and Variations 4.02 Borodin Overture: Prince Igor 4.13 Franck Pièce in D flat 4.19 Anon Middle Ages Suite 4.29 Anon Jesu Cristes milde moder; Edi beo thu hevene-queene
4.38 Fischer Suite in D minor, Op 1 No 4 4.49 Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome) 5.01 Weber Overture: The Ruler of the Spirits 5.07 Crusell Cold Hands, Warm Heart; After a Friend's Death; Farewell 5.17 Weyse Symphony No 6 in C minor 5.45 Liszt Soirées de
Vienne No 4 in D flat Brahms Capriccio in B minor, Op 76 No 2 5.54 Dohnanyl Piano Quintet No 2 in E flat minor, Op 26 6.19 Bobescu Three Symphonic Pieces 6.34 Tetemam Secondo Trietto 6A2 Josquin des Prez Motet: Inviolata, integra et casta es 6.56 Handel Lascia ch'iopianga (Rinaldo) (arranged for oboe and organ)


Unknown: Wolf Auf
Unknown: Mozart Litaniae Lauretanae
Unknown: Moscheles Grosse Sonate
Unknown: Fischer Suite
Unknown: Strauss Dance
Unknown: Brahms Capriccio
Unknown: Tetemam Secondo Trietto
Unknown: Handel Lascia

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