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: Breakfast

With Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Piers Burton-Page picks a version of John Ireland's piano concerto.
10.30 Ivan Hewett discusses recent Haydn discs, including a new Creation from Rene Jacobs , the Seven Last Words from Jordi Savall , and the Florestan Trio's latest recording of piano trios.
11.40 Disc of the Week: Debussy Khamma Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano) bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX. BBC1. page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Rene Jacobs
Unknown: Jordi Savall

: Music Matters

Tom Service talks to composer Richard Rodney
Bennett about the Great American Songbook and to violinist Leonidas Kavakos. He visits the home of impresarios Victor and Lilian Hochauser as they receive an award to mark their contribution to dance in Britain, and talks to New York based composer and percussionist Lukas Ligeti. Producer Jeremy Evans See Jazz on 3 on Monday at 11.15pm


Unknown: Richard Rodney
Violinist: Leonidas Kavakos.
Unknown: Lilian Hochauser
Unknown: Lukas Ligeti.
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott explores the musical legacy of King Dinis I (1261-1325), who created a refuge for poets and minstrels from all over the Iberian peninsula and beyond, and contributed his own poetry and music. Producer Sam Phillips


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Producer: Sam Phillips

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Last Monday's recital from London's Wigmore Hall. Austrian baritone Florian Boesch performs a wide-ranging programme of songs by Schubert, with pianist Malcolm Martineau. Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Baritone: Florian Boesch
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau.
Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: World Routes

Further highlights from Womex, the annual showcase of new acts and fresh talent in world music which this year took place in Copenhagen. Lucy Duran catches up with the Iranian kamancheh master Kayhan Kalho. Producer James Parkin


Unknown: Kayhan Kalho.
Producer: James Parkin

: Jazz Library

Veteran English singer Cleo Laine joins
Alyn Shipton to select some of the finest recorded performances from her long and distinguished career. Producer Alyn Shipton Radio features: pages 120-121


Singer: Cleo Laine
Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

Introduced by 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


Introduced By: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: James Parkin

: Opera on 3

Ivan Hewett presents Gyorgy Ligeti 's near-apocalyptic 1970s opera Le Grand Macabre, a black comedy set in a dystopian world. With
Ligeti's biographer Richard Steinitz. Recorded at La Monnaie in Brussels.
6.10 Liqeti Le Grand Macabre: Scenes land 2
La Monnaie Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Leo Hussain
6.55 Richard Steinitz reveals more about the hidden depths of this extraordinary piece of theatre.
7.10 Le Grand Macabre: Scenes 3 and 4


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Gyorgy Ligeti
Unknown: Richard Steinitz.
Conductor: Leo Hussain
Conductor: Richard Steinitz
Piet the Pot: Chris Merritt (tenor)
Amando: Frances Bourne (mezzo)
Amanda: Ilse Eerens (soprano)
Nekrotzar: Werner Van Mechelen (baritone)
Astradamors: Frode Olsen(bass)
Mescalina: Ning Liang (mezzo)
Venus: Barbara Hannigan (soprano
Gepopo: Barbara Hannigan (soprano
Chief of Secret Police: Barbara Hannigan (soprano
Prince Go-Go: Brian Asawa (countertenor
Ruffiak: Bernard Villiers (baritone)
Schobiack: Gerard Lavalle (baritone)
Schabernack: Jacques Does (baritone)
White Minister: Eberhard Lorenz (actor)
Black Minister: Martin Winkler (actor)

: Goldberg Variations

Freddy Kempf (piano)
Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV988


Piano: Freddy Kempf
Piano: Bach Goldberg

: Between the Ears

An abridged reworking of Rimbaud's masterpiece A Season in Hell, narrated by Carl Prekopp with a soundscape by Bristol composer Elizabeth Purnell and poems sung by Robert Wyatt. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Carl Prekopp
Unknown: Elizabeth Purnell
Sung By: Robert Wyatt.
Producer: Sara Davies

: Hear and Now

Robert Worby presents music from the London Sinfonietta's electro-acoustic Sonic Explorations festival, curated by composer Jonathan Harvey and recorded in early October at Kings Place in London. Mira Calix ort-oard (with film)
Oliver Coates (cello), Sound
Intermedia Duncan MacLeod Good Boy, Bad Boy (first performance)
Paul Silverthorne (viola), Sound Intermedia Jonathan Harvey Other Presences
Paul Archibald (trumpet), Sound Intermedia Stockhausen Poles for 2 Sound Intermedia Emily Hall Put Flesh On!
Oliver Coates (cello), Sound Intermedia
Natasha Barrett Deconstructing Dowland (first performance) Huw Davies (guitar), Sound Intermedia Claudia Molitor It's Not Quite How / Remember It (first performance) Oliver Coates (cello),
Sam Walton (percussion), Sound Intermedia Berio Naturale Paul Silverthorne (viola),
Sam Walton (percussion), Sound Intermedia


Unknown: Robert Worby
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Cello: Oliver Coates
Unknown: Intermedia Duncan MacLeod
Viola: Paul Silverthorne
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: Paul Archibald
Cello: Oliver Coates
Unknown: Natasha Barrett
Guitar: Huw Davies
Unknown: Intermedia Claudia Molitor
Cello: Oliver Coates
Cello: Sam Walton
Viola: Paul Silverthorne
Viola: Sam Walton

: Jazz Library

American pianist Jason Moran joins Alyn Shipton to select the essential recordings of pianist and bandleader Thelonious Monk, one of the most unorthodox characters in 20th-century music.


Pianist: Jason Moran
Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

Wagenaar Overture: Cyrano de Bergerac Brahms Violin Concerto in D Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D
2.40 Grieq Holberg Suite 3.01 Beethoven String
Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131 3.42 Sibelius Pieces for piano, Op 76 4.02 Vivaldi Cello Concerto in E minor, RV409 4.15 Lassus Pelli meae consumptis carnibus
4.24 Ravel Tzigane 4.33 Tchaikovsky Marche Slave
4.43 Poulenc Petites voix 4.50 Bach, arr Rosenthal Fantasy in C, BWV570 4.52 Suk Elegie, Op 23
5.01 Purcell Suite: Dido and Aeneas 5.08 Schubert, transcr Liszt Ave Maria 5.16 Mozart Vorrei spiegarvi, 0 Dio, K418 5.23 Schubert Nocturne in E flat, D897
5.33 Enescu Concert Piece 5.42 Anon, Codex Faenza Kyrie Cunctipotens genitor Deus; Gloria 6.00 Widor
Suite, Op 34 6.19 Bach Violin Partita No 3 in E, BWV1006
6.37 Mozart Concerto in F for three pianos, K242

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