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: Breakfast

Presented by Martin Handley.


Presented By: Martin Handley.

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Jonathan Swain recommends a recording of Britten's War Requiem.
10.30 New recordings of music for solo violin.
Conductor and violinist Roy Goodman discusses the Bach Partitas from Alina Ibragimova and the Paganini Caprices from Thomas Zehetmair and James Ehnes.
11.40 Disc of the Week: Chopin
Complete Waltzes Ingrid Fliter (piano) bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview email: cdreview<Sbbc.co.uk Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Violinist: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Bach Partitas
Unknown: Alina Ibragimova
Unknown: Thomas Zehetmair
Unknown: James Ehnes.

: Music Matters

Petroc Trelawny presents live from the studios of Deutschlandradio Kultur in Berlin. With input from key players in the city's musical life over the past 20 years, he explores the aftermath of the events of 1989, when the formerly divided city found itself with two of everything, including three opera houses and a surfeit of professional orchestras.

: The Early Music Show

in the first of two Early Music programmes devoted to the Czech Republic's Cesky Krumlov
Castle, Lucie Skeaping presents a concert given by Czech soprano Gabriela Eibenova with the Prague-based Ensemble Inégal under the baton of founder Adam Viktoria. Featuring music by Vivaldi and Johann Brentner (1689-1742), whose name has all but disappeared from the repertoire outside his native Bohemia. Producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Soprano: Gabriela Eibenova
Unknown: Adam Viktoria.
Unknown: Johann Brentner

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Last Monday's recital from London's Wigmore Hall, presented by Fiona Talkington. Christopher Maltman (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
Schubert Die schdne Mullerin, D795


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Graham Johnson

: World Routes

Highlights from last weekend's Womex, the annual gathering of the world music industry that took place in Copenhagen. Lucy Duran introduces performances by Mongolian "Chinagrass" band
Hanggai, Quebec folk band Yves Lambert , and the Bebert Orchestra. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Yves Lambert
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

To choose the finest recording by American cool jazz saxophonist Stan Getz (1927-91),
Alyn Shipton is joined by Getz's biographer Dave Gelly. Producer Alyn Shipton


Unknown: Stan Getz
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Dave Gelly.
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

Requests with Geoffrey Smith. Producer James Parkin 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.
Producer: James Parkin

: Opera on 3

Based on Henry James 's 1898 ghost story, Britten's disturbing 1954 chamber opera
The Turn of the Screw explores themes of sexual repression and the corruption of innocence.
Charles Mackerras , who knew and worked closely with Britten, conducts David McVicar 's English
National Opera production, live from London's Coliseum. Presented by Martin Handley. Britten The Turn of the Screw
Members of the Orchestra of English National Opera, conductor Charles Mackerras
At 7.25 Martin Handley and documentary-maker and author John Bridcut explore the themes and composition of the opera, and Valentine Cunningham discusses Henry James 's novella. At 7.45 Act 2
RT DIRECT: Britten's The Turn of the Screw (2 CDs), featuring Phyllis Cannan , Eileen Hulse , Philip Langridge , Felicity Lott , Sam Pay and the Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble conducted by Steuart Bedford, is available for £10.99 inc p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or ring [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-L102


Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: David McVicar
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Martin Handley
Unknown: John Bridcut
Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Phyllis Cannan
Unknown: Eileen Hulse
Unknown: Philip Langridge
Unknown: Felicity Lott
Unknown: Sam Pay
Peter Quint: Michael Colvin (tenor)
Governess: Rebecca Evans (soprano)
Mrs Grose: Anne Murray (mezzo
Miss Jessel: Cheryl Barker (soprano)
Miles: Charlie Manton (treble)
Flora: Nazan Fikret (soprano)

: Britten in the 50s

Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Sarah Francis (oboe) Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain Ian Bostridge (tenor), Timothy Brown (horn), Julius Drake (piano)


Oboe: Ovid Sarah Francis
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Horn: Timothy Brown
Horn: Julius Drake

: Between the Ears

The story of a 19th-century encounter between Spanish monks and the natives of Western
Australia, featuring the sounds of the bush and New Norcia monastery acoustics. Producer Jon Rose


Producer: Jon Rose

: Pre-Hear

Luke Bedford Or voit tout en aventure
Claire Booth (soprano), Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, conductor Oliver Knussen Franco Donatoni Cloches
BCMG, conductor Diego Masson


Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Franco Donatoni Cloches
Conductor: Diego Masson

: Hear and Now

As part of Radio 3's season marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall,
Ivan Hewett speaks to musicians from both the old East and the old West of the city, plus British composer Rebecca Saunders in Berlin, and Sudden Infant (of the new noise scene). Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Rebecca Saunders
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Jazz Library

Following his concert at the 2008 Cheltenham
Jazz Festival, Italian trumpeter Enrico Rava joined Alyn Shipton to choose his favourite examples from his recorded work.


Unknown: Enrico Rava
Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

Schubert Octet in F, D803 2.03 Prokofiev Symphony No 7 2.34 Henryk Gorechi Salve sidus polonorum
3.01 Veress Four Transylvanian Dances 3.17 Grleq
Symphonic Dances, Op 64 3.44 Vivaldi Dixit Dominus in D, RV595 4.14 Golestan Arioso and Allegro de concert
4.23 Einojuhani Rautavaara Lorca Suite 4.29 Faure Dolly Suite, Op 56 4.43 Lotti Sonata in F (Echo-sonate)
4.53 Eisner Overture: The Echo in the Wood 5.01 Philips Amarilli mia bella (after Caccini) 5.05 Brahms Gestillte Sehnsucht, Op 91 No 1 5.12 Kuula Festive March, Op 13 521 HUdeqard von Blngen 0 vis aeternitatis (Responsorium)
5.30 Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 8
(Christmas night) 5.45 Sibelius Suite champêtre, Op 98b
5.53 Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat, Op 11
6.10 Joseph Horovitz Music Hall Suite 6.21 Mozart Flute Concerto in D, K314 6.42 Albeniz Rapsodia espanola

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