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: Breakfast

With Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: Summer CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
A new recording of Pergolesi's music from Claudio Abbado and the Orchestra Mozart, and recordings of 18th-century Neapolitan opera arias from soprano Simone Kermes.
9.45 Richard Morrison reviews recent releases of 20th-century opera from Oliver Knussen and Tan Dun on DVD, and Kaija Saariaho 's L'amour de loin on SACD.
10.30 Recent releases and reissues of works by Lully, Monteverdi and Victoria.
11.25 Recent recordings of Verdi's Requiem from Colin Davis , Antonio Pappano and Semyon Bychkov. 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.
Unknown: Claudio Abbado
Soprano: Simone Kermes.
Soprano: Richard Morrison
Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Tan Dun
Unknown: Kaija Saariaho
Unknown: Colin Davis
Unknown: Antonio Pappano
Unknown: Semyon Bychkov.

: A Guide to Accomplishment

In conversation with Dr Jeanice Brooks , Fiona Talkington looks at musical accomplishment in society during the 1790s, when aspiring young ladies played the piano, the harpsichord or the harp. With readings by Siriol Jenkins. Producer Johannah Smith


Unknown: Dr Jeanice Brooks
Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Producer: Johannah Smith

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping explores the mysterious 1764 murder of French violinist and composer Jean-Marie Ledair ("the French Corelli"). Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Jean-Marie Ledair

: BBC Proms Chamber Music 2009

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from Cadogan Hall in London.,With Suzy Klein. lestyn Davies (countertenor), Simon Wall (tenor), Members of the Academy of Ancient Music, director Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
Purcell Suite in G (excerpts); 'Tis Nature's Voice (Hail, Bright Cecilia); A New Ground; Music for a While; Suite in D (excerpts); Sweeter than Roses Blow Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell Purcell Evening Hymn


Unknown: Suzy Klein.
Tenor: Simon Wall
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Unknown: Mr Henry Purcell

: World Routes in Cape Verde

1/2. Lucy Duran with specially-made recordings of music from the islands of Cape Verde, exploring slavery, emigration, and longing for home. Producer James Parkin


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Producer: James Parkin

: Jazz Library

Alyn Shipton presents music to add to recommendations made during the past three months, including recordings by Jake Hanna and Billy Taylor. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Jake Hanna
Unknown: Billy Taylor.
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents listeners' requests.
Address: Jazz Record Requests, [address removed] Fax: [number removed] email: [email address removed]


Presenter: Geoffrey Smith

: Words and Music

Ballad of the Northern Lights. Douglas Hodge and Stella Gonet read poetry and prose on the theme of the North, including works by Ted Hughes , Katrina Porteous , Philip Larkin and Kathleen Jamie. With music by Sibelius, Delius, Hoist and Elvis Costello.


Unknown: Douglas Hodge
Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Ted Hughes
Unknown: Katrina Porteous
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: Kathleen Jamie.
Unknown: Elvis Costello.

: BBC Proms 2009: Last Night of the Proms

Presented by Sean Rafferty, live from London's Royal Albert Hall.
Sarah Connolly (mezzo), Alison Balsom (trumpet), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor David Robertson
Oliver Knussen: "Flourish with Fireworks"
Purcell, arr Henry Wood: "New Suite"
Purcell: "When I Am Laid in Earth"; "With Drooping Wings Ye Cupids Come" ("Dido and Aeneas")
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat, H Vlle 1
Mahler: "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen"
Vllla-Lobos: Chôros No 10 ("Rasga o Coração")
8.55 Around the Parks Highlights from the Proms in the Park events taking place in London, Glasgow, Hillsborough (Northern Ireland), Swansea and Salford.
9.15 Arnold: "A Grand, Grand Overture"
Ketelbey: "In a Monastery Garden"
Piazzolla: "Libertango"
Gershwin, arr Barry Forgie: "They Can't Take That Away from Me" ("Shall We Dance") (BBC commission: first performance)
BBC Proms inspire composers: "Fireworks Fanfares" (BBC commission: first performance)
Handel: "Music for the Royal Fireworks" (excerpts)
Arne, arr Sargent: "Rule, Britannia!"
Parry: "Jerusalem"
Elgar: "Pomp and Circumstance" March No 1 in D
The National Anthem
Radio features: pages 116-117
BBC viewers can press the red button to watch Proms in the Park concerts live: Hyde Park , Salford and Swansea at 7.30pm, Glasgow at 7.45pm and Hillsborough at 8.00pm


Presenter: Sean Rafferty
Mezzo: Sarah Connolly
Trumpet: Alison Balsom
Singers: BBC Singers
Musicians/singers: BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor: David Robertson

: Hear and Now

Introduced by Ivan Hewett with Julian Anderson. Donatienne Michel-Dansac (soprano), Rolf Hind
(piano), Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Denys Boullane Du fouet et du plaisir Philippe Leroux Voi(rex) Ligeti Piano Concerto


Introduced By: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Julian Anderson.
Soprano: Rolf Hind
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Denys Boullane
Unknown: Philippe Leroux

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott looks at John Milton 's masque Comus, with the original music by Henry Lawes and works it inspired by later composers. Producer Sam Philips


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: John Milton
Music By: Henry Lawes
Producer: Sam Philips

: Through the Night

A recital of French Baroque chamber music by Ensemble 1700 directed by Dorothee Oberlinger.
2.19 Noskowski Symphony No 3 in F (From Spring to
Spring) 3.01 Erkel Overture: Nevtelen Hosok 3.06 Lopes-Graca Cancoes heroicas (Books 1 and 2) 3.29 Chopin Polonaise in A flat, Op 53 (Polonaise héroïque) 3.36
Schubert Polonaise in B flat, D580 3.43 Brun Symphony No 2 in B flat 4.22 Franck Pièce in A 4.32 Elevation in A
4.38 Monluszko Overture: Flis 4.47 Pachelbel Magnificat 433 Rosenmuller Sonata quarta a 3 (Sonate) 5.01
Sorkochevich Sinfonie in D 5.08 Ockeqhem Salve regina (Motetti novi libro secondo) 5.14 Schumann String Quartet in A minor, Op 41 No 1 (excerpts) 5.25 Szymanowski Polish Dances 5.34 Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
(excerpts) 5.55 CPE Bach Sonata in G minor, Wq65 No 17
6.10 Vanhal Symphony in A minor 6.28 Weber, arr anon Concertino in C for oboe and wind ensemble (arr for trumpet) 6.36 Sweellnck Fantasia in G 6.44 Gesualdo
Ave dulcissima Maria 6.51 Durante Concerto No 5 in A


Directed By: Dorothee OBErlinger.
Unknown: Nevtelen Hosok
Unknown: Graca Cancoes
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Unknown: Schubert Polonaise

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