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: Breakfast

With Martin Handley.


Unknown: Martin Handley.

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library David Nice offers a personal recommendation of a recording of Martinu's Fourth Symphony.
10.30 Geoffrey Smith reviews recent DVD releases of Humperdinck's opera Hansel und Gretel.
11.45 Disc of the Week: Schnittke Viola Concerto
David Aaron Carpenter , Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Christoph Eschenbach bbc.co.ukAadio3/cdreview email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: David Aaron Carpenter
Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach

: Music Matters

Tom Service talks to Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra principal conductor Vasily Petrenko , and reassesses the legacy of prolific Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu , who died 50 years ago. And author Jann Parry talks about her new biography of dancer and choreographer Kenneth MacMillan. Producer Jeremy Evans


Conductor: Vasily Petrenko
Unknown: Bohuslav Martinu
Talks: Jann Parry
Unknown: Kenneth MacMillan.
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping explores some of the defining qualites of Renaissance polyphony with Peter Phillips and the Tallis Scholars. With excerpts from some of the Tallis Scholars' many recordings. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Peter Phillips

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Last Monday's recital from London's Wigmore Hall. Introduced by Fiona Talkington.
Swedish soprano Camilla Tilling and pianist Paul Rivinius perform Schumann's song cycle
Liederkreis and songs by Richard Strauss.


Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.
Soprano: Camilla Tilling
Pianist: Paul Rivinius
Songs By: Richard Strauss.

: World Routes

A performance by Brazilian singer/songwriter and guitarist Caetano Veloso , recorded at the Barbican in London in 2007, including songs he wrote in Britain in the 1960s. With Lucy Duran. Producer Roger Short


Guitarist: Caetano Veloso
Unknown: Lucy Duran.
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

Singer Carmen McRae was a protege of Billie Holiday but soon grew beyond that early influence to develop her own distinctive musical personality.
Singer Christine Tobin joins Alyn Shipton to pick the highlights from the 60-plus albums that McRae made before her death in 1994. Producer Alyn Shipton


Singer: Carmen McRae
Singer: Christine Tobin
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' requests from the world of jazz.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, SBC Radio 3,
Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA Fax: [number removed] email: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Opera on 3

Louise Fryer presents the recent Glyndebourne production of Dvorak's best-known opera. Rusalka, loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen 's The Little Mermaid but translated into a Czech idiom. Rusalka, a water nymph, lives in a pool in a dark forest, where she is doomed not only to lose her lover but to live for ever as a will-o-the-wisp tempting other men to their deaths.
Dvorak Rusalka
Glyndebourne Chorus. London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
RT DIRECT: Dvorak's Rusalka (3 CDs), with Renee Fleming and the Czech PO conducted by Charles Mackerras , is available for £37.00 inc p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections, to: [address removed]. or ring [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-N837


Unknown: Louise Fryer
Unknown: Hans Christian Andersen
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Renee Fleming
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Rusalka Anna: Maria Martinez (soprano
Prince: Brandon Jovanovich (tenor
Vodnik: Mischa Schelomianski (bass)
Jezibaba: Larissa Diadkova (mezzo)
First Wood Nymph: Natasha Jouhl (soprano
Second Wood Nymph: Barbara Senator (mezzo
Third Wood Nymph: Elodie Méchain (contralto
Hunter: John MacKenzie (tenor)
Gamekeeper: Alasdair Elliott (tenor)
Kitchen Girl: Diana Axerrtii (mezzo
Foreign Princess: Tatiana Pavlovskaya (soprano)

: The Wire

The Lady of Kingsland Waste. By J Parkes. Four inner-city children discover the beauty of life when they become involved with a dying woman. Recorded on location in Hackney, east Lo
Producer Jessica Dromgoole


Unknown: J Parkes.
Producer: Jessica Dromgoole
Bemie: Candassaie Liburd
Nathan: Pascal Akuwudike
Juliet: June Bailey
Pastor: Jude Akuwudike
Raff: Rhiannon Harper-Rafferty
Knoiidge: Gabriel Akuwudike

: Pre-Hear

Works by three American composers. Evan Ziporyn War Chant
Boston Modern Orchestra Project conductor Gil Rose David Lang Wed Andrew Russo (piano) William Bolcom Concerto Grosso
Prism Saxophone Quartet, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, conductor Gil Rose


Conductor: Gil Rose
Conductor: David Lang
Piano: Andrew Russo
Piano: William Bolcom
Conductor: Gil Rose

: Hear and Now

Introduced by Robert Worby.
Clio Gould (violin), Sounds Intermedia (sound design), London Sinfonietta, conductor John Adams John Adams Son of Chamber Symphony Caqe Credo in US
Paul Dresher Concerto for violin and electroacoustic band
David Lang Cheating Lying Stealing


Introduced By: Robert Worby.
Conductor: John Adams
Conductor: John Adams Son
Unknown: David Lang

: The Early Music Show

Simon Lole focuses on The Mulliner Book , a collection of Tudor keyboard music.


Unknown: Simon Lole
Unknown: Mulliner Book

: Through the Night

Anon Four 17th-century pieces Jarzebski Concerti a 3 Zietenski Video caelos apertos Dobel Violin Sonata in A Merula Cantate jubilate Anon Four 17th-century works from the Jagiellonian Library, Krakow Mielczewski Canzona Szarzynski Veni Sancte Spiritus Zebrowski
Lauda Sion 2.12 Noskowski Symphony No 3 in F 233 Chopin Nocturne in D flat, Op 27 No 2 101 Novak Piano Trio in D minor. Op 27 3.17 Kodary Dances of Galanta 3.34 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) 3.59 Brahms Four Ballades, Op 10 4.21 Duparc Extase 4.25 Anon Worldes blis ne last no throwe 436 Shostakovich Second Waltz 4.41 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F BWVI047 4.53 Bottesini Tarantella
5.01 Schumann Fairy Tales, Op 132 5.16 Krasimlr Kyurkchiyski Prayer 522 Martinu Frescoes of Piero della Francesca 5.44 Rameau L'entretien des Muses
5.51 Suk Pohadka 6.19 Mozart Concerto in E flat for two pianos, K365 6.43 Bartok Two Pictures, Sz46


Unknown: Jarzebski Concerti
Unknown: Duparc Extase
Unknown: Anon Worldes
Unknown: Suk Pohadka

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