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: Breakfast

With Suzy Klein.


Unknown: Suzy Klein.

: Summer CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
Excerpts from the third volume of conductor
Peter Breiner 's series of his own suites fashioned from the operas of Janacek.
9.30 Andrew talks to Stephen Plaistow about a new series of Chopin recordings from the Frederyk Chopin Institute, Warsaw.
10.15 Recent vocal music by Handel.
11.15 New releases of live recordings by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra: a newly-taped Brahms cycle from Simon Rattle , and London concerts conducted by Herbert von Karajan in 1972. bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Text[number removed] (standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Conductor: Peter Breiner
Unknown: Stephen Plaistow
Unknown: Simon Rattle
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan

: Purcell and Dryden:a Professional Friendship

In 1691, England's leading poet, John Dryden , and the country's foremost composer, Henry Purcell , collaborated on the opera King Arthur. Alyn Shipton sets out to discover to what extent this opera broke new ground in the collaboration between librettist and composer, Producer Simon Jacobs


Unknown: John Dryden
Unknown: Henry Purcell
Unknown: King Arthur.
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producer: Simon Jacobs

: The Early Music Show

Andrew Carwood profiles Eustache Du Caurroy (1549-1609), who is believed to have served the French royal court in the reign of Charles IX as a singer in the Royal Chapel. Caurroy remained there for the rest of his career, ultimately gaining recognition as a composer and teacher, though his music seems to have all but disappeared from the Church repertoire of today. Producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Andrew Carwood
Producer: Les Pratt

: BBC Proms Chamber Music 2009

Another chance to hear this concert from
London's Cadogan Hall , with Louise Fryer. Joshua Bell (violin), Steven Isserlis (cello), Denes Varjon (piano)
Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 88
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor, Op 49


Unknown: Cadogan Hall
Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Violin: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Denes Varjon
Piano: Schumann Phantasiestucke

: World Routes

Lucy Duran presentss more highlights from this year's Gnawa and World Music Festival, a free event celebrating the ancient tradition of trance music, held in Essaouira on Morocco's Atlantic coast. With performances by Brahim El Belkani and veteran
Moroccan band Nass El Ghiwane. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Brahim El Belkani
Unknown: Nass El Ghiwane.
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

In the 1950s Hampton Hawes (1928-77) was considered among the most exciting and technically gifted pianists in Los Angeles; his trio records and the discs he made with the likes of saxophonist Art Pepper are landmarks in jazz piano. Today pianist and author Tim Richards guides Alyn Shipton through the highlights. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Hampton Hawes
Unknown: Tim Richards
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

: New Generation Artists

Recordings from Radio 3 New Generation Artists. Haas String Quartet No 1 in C sharp minor, Op 3 Pavel Haas Quartet
Schumann Five Poems of Queen Mary Stuart , Op 135 Daniela Lehner (mezzo), Jose Luis Gayo (piano) Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58 Ingrid Fliter


Unknown: Pavel Haas
Unknown: Queen Mary Stuart
Unknown: Daniela Lehner
Piano: Jose Luis Gayo
Unknown: Ingrid Fliter

: BBC Proms 2009

Introduced by Louise Fryer from London's Royal Albert Hall.
David Pyatt (horn), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Jac van Steen
Janacek, arr Talich Suite: The Cunning Little Vixen John McCabe Horn Concerto (Rainforest IV)
7.45 Twenty Minutes: On Planet Hoffnunq
Musical comedian Rainer Hersch marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Gerard Hoffnung.
8.05 Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)


Introduced By: Louise Fryer
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Horn: David Pyatt
Conductor: Jac van Steen
Horn: John McCabe
Unknown: Rainer Hersch
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung.

: Drama on 3: The Adding Machine

Elmer Rice 's wildly imaginative Expressionist play from 1923. Mr Zero has spent the past 25 years adding up columns of figures and dreaming of advancement. But when the boss finally calls him into his office, Zero doesn't get the promotion he was expecting. producers Steven Canny and Abigail le Fleming


Unknown: Elmer Rice
Unknown: Mr Zero
Producers: Steven Canny
Producers: Abigail Le Fleming
Mr Zero: Nathan Osgood
MrsZero: Rebecca Front
Daisy: Gina Bellman
Shrdlu: John Rogan
Charles/The Head: Danny Sapanl
One/Boss: Peter Marinker
Mrs One: Liza Sadovy
Two/Joe: Chris Pavlo
MrsTwo/Judy: Liz Sutherland
Young Man/Policeman: Ben Crowe

: Hear and Now

Presented by Ivan Hewett with Julian Anderson , including a performance of Xenakis's Persephassa for percussion, student works for octet inspired by Xenakis, Stockhausen and Tristan Murail , and Julian Anderson 's Poetry Nearing Silence.


Presented By: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Julian Anderson
Unknown: Tristan Murail
Unknown: Julian Anderson

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott talks to Adrian Chandler - violinist and director of La Serenissima - about his recordings of Vivaldi's lesser-known concertos.
Featuring complete performances of the Concerto for violin, two oboes, bassoon, two horns and timpani, RV562a and the Violin Concerto in F, RV292.


Talks: Catherine Bott
Violinist: Adrian Chandler
Unknown: La Serenissima

: Through the Night

Brahms Nanie, Op 82; Gesang des Parzen, Op 89;
Schicksalslied, Op 54; Symphony No 4 in E minor
2.21 Ravel Piano Trio in A minor 2.48 Handel Alpestre monte, HWV81 3.01 Mozart Nine Variations on a minuet by Duport, K573 3.11 Faurt Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120
3.33 Lisrt Prometheus, S99 3.47 Waqner Siegfried Idyll 4.07 Bach Cello Suite No 6 in D, BWV1012 4.38
Nardelll Three pieces for guitar 4.48 Martlnu Clarinet Sonatina 5.01 Weber Rondo brillante in D flat, Op 65
(Invitation to the Dance) 5.10 Einojuhanl Rautavaara With Joy We Go Dancing 5.13 Kuula South Ostrobothnian
Dances 1-5, Op 17 522 Grieg Norwegian Dance No 1. Op 35 528 Wingfield Three Bulgarian Dances 5.36 Ell Cossetto Two Dances (Zeleni Jura) 5.45 Trad Early 12th-century Hungarian Dances 5.55 Bartok Six Romanian Dances
6.01 Infante Three Andalusian Dances 6.16 Lopes-
Grasa Three Portuguese Dances, Op 32 6.23 Malcolm Forsyth The Kora Dances 6.31 Pezel German Dance
Suite 6.39 Champagne Danse villageoise 6.42 Turpin Harlem Rag 6.46 Blockx Flemish Dances

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