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: Breakfast

With Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Stephen Johnson makes a personal recommendation of a recording of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde.
10.30 Recent releases of Baroque music, including an oratorio by Alessandro Scarlatti , Pergolesi's
Stabat Mater and chamber music by Lully and Leclair.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Rachmanlnov
Sonata in D minor, Op 28; Etudes-tableaux, Op 39 Yuri Paterson-Olenich (piano) bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX. BBCI, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Alessandro Scarlatti
Unknown: Stabat Mater
Piano: Yuri Paterson-Olenich

: Saturday Feature

A profile of enigmatic conductor Carlos Kleiber (1930-2004), who was more reclusive than prolific, and highly regarded by musicians and fellow conductors. Ivan Hewett explores Kleiber's life, loves, Obsessions and legacy. Producer Paul Frankl


Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Conductors: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Paul Frankl

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott explores the 14th-century Black
Death outbreak through the music of composers who lived through it, including Guillaume de Machaut. Producer Sam Philips


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Guillaume de MacHaut.
Producer: Sam Philips

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall. Introduced by Sarah Walker. Cedric Tiberghien (piano) Ravel Gaspard de la nuit
De Severac Les muletiers devant le Christ de Llivia Debussy Masques; D'un cahier d'esquisses; L'islejoyeuse


Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Cedric Tiberghien

: World Routes

A solo performance by singer/songwriter
Gilberto Gil , given in March at London's Barbican and introduced by Brazilian-born singer Monica Vasconcelos. Gil helped found the Tropicalia movement in the 1960s, and sings about everything from politics and love to God and mobile phones. Producer Roger Short


Songwriter: Gilberto Gil
Singer: Monica Vasconcelos.
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

Composer and theorist George Russell , who died in July, aged 76, was a major innovator in jazz for more than 50 years. In an interview with Alyn Shipton recorded a couple of years ago at his
Boston home, Russell looks back at the highlights of a recorded repertoire that began with Dizzy Gillespie 's big band, and went on to encompass the dawn Of jazz-rock fusion. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: George Russell
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
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: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3

Donald Macleod presents the British premiere of George and Ira Gershwin's 1933 Broadway musical Let 'Em Eat Cake - a sequel to the more popular Of Thee I Sing - containing what Gershwin believed to be some of his best music.
George and Ira Gershwin Let 'Em Eat Cake
Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North , conductor Wyn Davies


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Opera North
Conductor: Wyn Davies
Wintergreen: William Dazeley (bass)
Mary: Rebecca Moon (soprano)
Throttlebottom: Steven Beard (tenor)
Louis Lipman: Nicholas Sharratt (tenor)
Francis X Gilhooley: Martin Hyder (baritone)
Uncle William: Martin Hyder (baritone)
Matthew Arnold Fulton: Rob Edwards (baritone)
Carver Jones: Richard Morris (baritone)
Senator Robert E Lyons: Graham Howes (baritone)

: The Wire

By Morna Pearson. This drama, based on the mythical theme of a woman transformed into a tree, chronicles the strange fate of a teenage girl who is neglected and abused in her roles as sole carer to her disabled mother and lover to her cousin. Directed by Traverse Theatre Edinburgh's award-winning associate director Lome Campbell , with Ashley Smith as Rachel and Gary Collins as James. Producer Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Morna Pearson.
Directed By: Traverse Theatre
Director: Lome Campbell
Unknown: Ashley Smith
Unknown: Gary Collins
Producer: Marilyn Imrie

: Pre-Hear

In advance of tonight's Hear and Now, recordings of orchestral, solo and chamber works by four Australian composers
Ross Edwards More Marimba Dances Claire Edwardes (marimba)
Peter Sculthorpe String Quartet No 8 Kronos Quartet
Mark Pollard Just a Moment; One Sweet Moment Claire Edwardes (vibraphone)
Carl Vine The Anne Landa Preludes Michael Kieran Harvey (piano)


Unknown: Peter Sculthorpe
Unknown: Claire Edwardes
Unknown: Anne Landa Preludes
Piano: Michael Kieran Harvey

: Hear and Now

Robert Worby reports from the 2009 Vale of Glamorgan Festival in its 40th anniversary year., introducing three works by Australian composers Juice, BBC NOW, conductor Andre de Ridder Brett Dean Ceremonials
Paul Stanhope Fantasia on a Themeby Vaughan Williams Ross Edwards Symphony No 5 (The Promised Land)


Unknown: Robert Worby
Conductor: Andre de Ridder
Conductor: Brett Dean Ceremonials
Conductor: Paul Stanhope Fantasia
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Ross Edwards

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping explores the music of composer
Alessandro Stradella , including part of his oratorio San Giovanni Batista. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Alessandro Stradella
Unknown: San Giovanni Batista.
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

Bloch From Jewish Life Schumann Adagio and allegro in A flat. Op 70 Mendelssohn Cello Sonata No 2 in D, Op 58
1.46 Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364
2.18 Schumann Three Romances, Op 94 2.30 Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings, Op 48 3.01 Grieg String Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 27 3.38 Chopin Nocturnes: Op 27
No V, Op 27 No 2; Op 37 No 1; Op 37 No 2 4.02 Telemann Violin Sonata in A (Essercizii Musici ) 4.11 JE Bach Ode on 77th Psalm (Das Vertrauen der Christen auf Gott)
4.29 Faure Nocturne in E flat minor, Op 33, No 1
4.36 Rossini Overture: II barbiere di Siviglia
4.44 Wieniawski Kujawiak in A minor 4.48 Dvorak My Home Land, Op 62 5.01 Nielsen Overture: Masquerade
5.06 Haydn Divertimento in B flat, H II 46 5.15 Kraus Sinfonie in D, V8143 5.34 Ernesaks My Fatherland, You Are My Love 5.39 Sibelius Song of the Earth, Op 93
5.57 Butterworth Romanza for horn and strings
6.08 Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D 6.40 Chopin The Maiden's Wish (Polish songs, 5480) &44 Jarzebskl Corona Aurea 6.50 Corelll Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6, No 9


Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Unknown: Essercizii Musici
Unknown: Bach Ode
Unknown: Das Vertrauen
Unknown: Wieniawski Kujawiak
Unknown: Butterworth Romanza
Songs: Jarzebskl Corona

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