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: Breakfast

With Martin Handley.


Unknown: Martin Handley.

: Summer CO Review

With Andrew McGregor.
Recent recordings of 17th- and 18th-century Italian music, including Monteverdi madrigals performed by I Fagiolini and new recordings of vocal works by Vivaldi.
9.45 William Mival reviews some of the most recent recordings of works by Szymanowski.
10.20 New releases of chamber works by Haydn.
11.50 Bartok Bluebeard 's Castle
Elena Zhidkova (mezzo), Willard White (bass-baritone), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] email: cdreviewiabbc.co.uk Text [number removed](standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: William Mival
Unknown: Bartok Bluebeard
Unknown: Elena Zhidkova
Bass: Willard White
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: The Daffodil Maiden

Anne Sebba tells the story of London-born concert pianist Harriet Cohen (1895-1967). Producer Sarah Cuddon


Unknown: Anne Sebba
Pianist: Harriet Cohen
Producer: Sarah Cuddon

: The Early Music Show

In 1609, musical prodigy Thomas Ravenscroft
(died c 1635) edited Pammelia, the earliest English printed collection of rounds and catches. He tried to produce "harmony to please, varietie to delight". Lucie Skeaping explores his life and music. Producer Sam Phillips


Unknown: Thomas Ravenscroft
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Producer: Sam Phillips

: BBC Proms Chamber Music 2009

Another chance to hear Monday's concert from Cadogan Hall , London: a recital of Baroque reflections, introduced by Suzy Klein. Llyr Williams (piano)
Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in Eminor, Op 35 No I Bach, transcr Busoni Choral Preludes:
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV645;
Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g'mein, BWV743a; Ichruf'zudir.HerrJesu Christ, BWV639
Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Cadogan Hall
Introduced By: Suzy Klein.

: World Routes

Lucy Duran joins 400,000 revellers at this year's Gnawa and World Music Festival, an annual free event in celebration of the ancient tradition of trance music, which took place earlier in the summer in Essaouira on Morocco's Atlantic coast. Highlights include a performance by Berber singer Brahim Assli and an improvised collaborative concert given by New Orleans jazz band Congo Nation and local musicians Agadir Gnawa. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Singer: Brahim Assli
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

Influential pianist, composer and music professor Billy Taylor joins Alyn Shipton to select highlights of his recording career, which includes work with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker as well as backing the great saxophonist Ben Webster. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Billy Taylor
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Ben Webster.
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners'jazz requests. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio3
Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA Fax: [number removed] email: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Words and Music

Iberia. Poetry and music inspired by the Iberian Peninsula. Music by Granados, Falla and Miles Davis is heard alongside examples of the flamenco and fado traditions; and work by Portuguese and Spanish writers including Lorca and Fernando
Pessoa is complemented by atmospheric writing by outsiders such as Byron and Ted Hughes. With readers Andrew Wincott and Yolanda Vazquez.


Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Ted Hughes.
Readers: Andrew Wincott
Readers: Yolanda Vazquez.

: BBC Proms 2009

Live from London's Royal Albert Hall ,
Sean Rafferty introduces a star-studded concert version of Beethoven's only opera, the themes of which are given a particular poignancy by the participation of the West-
Eastern Divan Orchestra - the ground-breaking group founded ten years ago by Barenboim and Edward Said.
Beethoven Fidelio , Part 1
(concert performance; sung in German, with English narration by Edward Said )
BBC Singers, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir. West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
8.30 Twenty Minutes: Proms Literary Festival Edward Stourton talks to Rana Mitter about how Middle-Eastern literature has informed his understanding of the region.
8.50 Beethoven Fidelio, Part 2


Unknown: Albert Hall
Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Introduces: Edward Said.
Introduces: Beethoven Fidelio
Unknown: Edward Said
Singers: Geoffrey Mitchell
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Talks: Edward Stourton
Unknown: Rana Mitter
Leonore: Waltraud Meier (mezzo)
Narrator: Waltraud Meier (mezzo)
Florestan: Simon O'Neill (tenor)
Don Pizarro: Peter Mattei (baritone)
Rocco: John Tomlinson (bass)
Marzelline: Adriana Kucerova (soprano)
Jacquino: Stephen Rügamer (tenor)
Don Fernando: Viktor Rud (baritone)

: Hear and Now

A chance to hear a recording of the premiere of a major new work, which took place at this year's Spitalfields Festival; presented by Ivan Hewett in conversation with the composer Michael Finnissy. In the interval, composer Alwynne Pritchard gives an appreciation of the work in relation to the rest of Finnissy's output.
Michael Finnissy The Transgressive Gospel
Kate Westbrook and Richard Jackson (vocals), Ixion, conducted by the composer


Presented By: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Michael Finnissy.
Unknown: Alwynne Pritchard
Unknown: Michael Finnissy
Unknown: Kate Westbrook
Unknown: Richard Jackson

: The Early Music Show

Exploring some of the complexities of love, with music on themes of longing, jealousy and the influence of Cupid by Machaut, Monteverdi, Campion and Vivaldi. With Lucy Skeaping. Producer Rebecca Bean


Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

Madrigals and instrumental works by Monteverdi, Castello and Uccellini 2.02 Strauss Symphonia domestica, Op 53 2.45 Hartmann Sechs Tonstucke in Liederform, Op 37 3.01 Ibert Trio for violin, cello and harp 3.16 Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C 3.42
Prokofiev Symphony No 13.56 Stravinsky Suite italienne 4.13 Bach Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147 4.44 Tartlni Violin Concerto in 0 minor
5.01 Stradella Sinfonia in D minor 5.08 Mozart Flute Quartet No 4 in A, K298 5.20 Schuncke Grande Sonata in G minor, Op 3 5.43 Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat 6.14 Warlock Serenade for Strings 6.21 Delius
Violin Concerto 6.49 Poulenc Litanies a fa vierge noire


Unknown: Strauss Symphonia
Unknown: Hartmann Sechs Tonstucke
Unknown: Ibert Trio
Unknown: Stravinsky Suite
Unknown: Bach Herz

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