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: Breakfast

With Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: CD Review

With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 In an anniversary round-up, Anthony Burton looks at some recent recordings of music by Louis Spohr , the prolific Romantic master who died one 150 years ago this week.
10.30 Warwick Thompson talks about recent releases of operatic arias from Renee Fleming , Bryn Terfel, Marcelo Alvarez and Alfie Boe.
11.40 Disc of the Week: Mahler Symphony No 9 New recordings from the Royal Stockholm
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Alan Gilbert , and the Bamberger SO, conductor Jonathan Nott 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: Anthony Burton
Music By: Louis Spohr
Talks: Warwick Thompson
Unknown: Renee Fleming
Unknown: Marcelo Alvarez
Unknown: Alfie Boe.
Conductor: Alan Gilbert
Conductor: Jonathan Nott

: Reviving Robin

Pianist Kathryn Stott tells the story of how, in 1934, the young Michael Tippett inspired a depressed mining community in north-east
England with his first opera, which was based on the legend of Robin Hood. She revisits the area, and drops in on an ambitious attempt to recreate the project 75 years later. Producer Celia Ouartermain


Pianist: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Michael Tippett
Unknown: Robin Hood.
Producer: Celia Ouartermain

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping profiles the 18th-century composer John Stanley , blind from the age of two, who succeeded in the music world thanks to his incredible memory. Producer Sam Philips


Unknown: John Stanley
Producer: Sam Philips

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Last Monday's recital from London's Wigmore Hall. Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano), Donald Sulzen (piano)
Faure Cinq melodies de
Venise Hahn Tyndaris ; Phyllis; Fumee; L'enamouree Leprintemps
Bachelet Chère nuit
Respighi L'udir talvolta; Ma come potrei; Ballata; Pioggia;
Nebbie Zandonai Paolo , date mi pace! (Francesca da Rimini)


Soprano: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Piano: Donald Sulzen
Piano: Faure Cinq
Unknown: Venise Hahn Tyndaris
Unknown: Nebbie Zandonai Paolo

: World Routes

Lucy Duran introduces the first of two programmes of highlights from the 2009 Timitar Festival, held in July in the Moroccan town of Agadir. Producer Roger Short


Introduces: Lucy Duran
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Library

Critic and pianist Brian Priestley joins
Alyn Shipton to review the recordings of drummer, vibraphonist and pianist Lionel Hampton , who died in 2002. Producer Alyn Shipton


Pianist: Brian Priestley
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Pianist: Lionel Hampton
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Jazz Record Requests

Introduced by Geoffrey Smith. Producer Kevin Bee 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: Kevin Bee

: Opera on 3

The climax of Glasgow's festival celebrating the 75th birthday of Peter Maxwell Davies is a concert performance of his Taverner, recorded earlier this month at Glasgow City Hall. Presented by Tom
Service with contributions from the composer and performers, and commentary from Ian McQueen.
Peter Maxwell Davies Taverner
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Chamber Choir, University of Glasgow Chapel Choir, RSNO
Junior Chorus, BBCSSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins RT DIRECT: Peter Maxwell Davies 's opera Tavemer(2 CDs), featuring London Sinfonietta Voices, New London Children's Choir Fretwork. His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts and the BBC Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Oliver Knussen is available for £19.99 inc pSp. Send cheque payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or ring [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-AK035


Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Glasgow City Hall.
Unknown: Ian McQueen.
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Conducted By: Oliver Knussen
John Taverner: Daniel Norman (tenor)
Richard Taverner: Richard Angas (bass)
Cardinal/Archbishop: Martyr Hill (tenor)
King/Archangel Michael/Captain: Stephen Richardson (bass)
Jester/Death: David Wilson-Johnson (bass)
White Abbot: Roderick Williams (bass)
Priest/God: Andrew Watts (countertenor)
Boys: Alasdair Robertson (treble)
Boys: Yeoman Michael (treble)
Antichrist/Second Monk: Stephen Jeffes (spoken/tenor)
Archangel Gabriel/First Monk: Christopher Bowen (tenor)
Rose/Virgin Mary: Susan Bickley (mezzo)

: New Generation Artists

Brahms Variations on a Theme by Handel, Op 24 ShaiWosner (piano)
Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life) Pavel Haas Quartet


Unknown: Pavel Haas

: Between the Ears: Bal Bazaar

British Indian poet Daijit Nagra 's new poetic narrative, inspired by the working community in his uncle's shops in west London. Producer Jo Wheeler


Unknown: Daijit Nagra
Unknown: West London.
Producer: Jo Wheeler

: Pre-Hear

Michael Edwards ForMagda Cordell , for piano and computer Sarah Nicholls (piano)
Tristan Murail Treize couleurs du soleil couchant Guildhall New Music Ensemble, conductor Pierre-Andre Valade


Unknown: Michael Edwards
Unknown: Magda Cordell
Piano: Sarah Nicholls
Piano: Tristan Murail Treize
Conductor: Pierre-Andre Valade

: Hear and Now

Sara Mohr-Pietsch reports live from the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and introduces highlights from tonight's London
Sinfonietta concert, including works by Jonathan Harvey and Richard Barrett.


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: Richard Barrett.

: Jazz Library

Alyn Shipton talks to New York pianist Junior Mance about his recorded output.


Talks: Alyn Shipton
Pianist: Junior Mance

: Through the Night

Rossini Overture: William Tell Haydn Cello Concerto in C, H Vllb I Elqar Symphony No I in A flat Rossini, orch Britten March (Matinees musicales) 2.34 Kraus Sinfonie in D, VB143 2.53 Rossi Toccata Settima
3.01 Dvorak Piano Concerto in G minor, Op 33 3.41
Purcell Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary; Come, Ye
Sons of Art, Away, Z323 4.04 Mozart Andante in C, K315
4.11 Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E flat 4.30 Debussy Ondine (Preludes Book 2) 4.33 JC Bach Der Gerechte
4.38 Liszt Légende No 1: St Francois d'Assise prechant aux oiseaux, S175 4.50 Vivaldi Concerto in G minor per I'Orchestra di Dresda, RV577 5.01 Dvorak Overture: Othello 5.17 Kraus String Quartet No 2 in B flat
5.32 Stanford Eternal Father, Op 135 No 2 5.39
Frescobaldi Canzon terza a due canti 5.44 Stravinsky Four Studies for piano, Op 7 5.51 Chausson Chanson perpétuelle 6.00 Wagner Overture: Tannhauser
6.15 Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)
6.53 Beethoven Presto (Piano Trio in E flat, Op 1 No 1)

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