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This weekend Martin Handley 's selection includes listeners' requests for songs from Scandinavia. Music also includes:
7.00-8.00: Bach Aria Variata alia Maniera Italiana , BWV989 Rosalyn Tureck (piano) Sedlak Harmoniemusik on Beethoven's Fidelio Consortium Classicum
8.00-9.00: Pacius Overture: Die Loreley Lahti SO, conductor Osmo Vanska
Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467 Alicia de Larrocha (piano), English
Chamber Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis Full details of Morningon3's music are posted at on the day of transmission
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Martin Handley
Maniera Italiana
Rosalyn Tureck
Sedlak Harmoniemusik
Colin Davis

Andrew McGregor plays the latest releases.
9.30 Buildinga Library: Stephen Johnson compares recordings of Beethoven's Fidelio.
10.15 A round-up of recent reissues.
10.45 Tommy Pearson reviews recently released CDs of film music, including this year's five Oscar-nominated scores.
11.15 An interview with Christopher Hogwood , who this year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Academy of Ancient Music.
11.45 The Listening Booth: Listeners may choose from the list of new CD releases on the programme website .
12.30 Disc of the Week:
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 1 in Fsharpminor, Op Krystian Zimerman , Boston SO, conductor Seiji Ozawa
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Andrew McGregor
Stephen Johnson
Tommy Pearson
Christopher Hogwood
Krystian Zimerman
Seiji Ozawa

Te/emann and the Recorder
Lucie Skeaping presents a concert given by recorder virtuoso Dan Laurin and the outstanding young Polish ensemble Artedei Suonatori , featuring Telemann's Overture-Suite in A minor, TWV55 a2, preceded by recorder concertos by Telemann and Vivaldi. And the young British recorder player Emma Murphy looks at the role of the recorder in the Baroque ensemble.


Dan Laurin
Artedei Suonatori
Emma Murphy

Regional Variations (2)

World Routes

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World Routes

Gamelan Journeys

Episode 1.: Java, Jakarta to Solo

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Lucy Duran begins a two-programme exploration of Indonesian gamelan music. In this programme she travels east through Java discovering the south coast and music of the royal court. Show more

Oscar's Odyssey
3/3. John Dankworth brings his story of the greatjazz pianist Oscar Peterson up to the present day. Peterson talks about how he forced himself to play again after suffering a Stroke in 1993. Producer David Perry


John Dankworth
Oscar Peterson
David Perry

Wagner's epic four-opera cycle comes live from New York over the next six weeks.
"Das Rheingold" is the prologue to the drama: the Nibelung dwarf Alberich steals the Rhinemaidens' gold hoard from which he forges a ring, only to lose it to the scheming Wotan, who needs it to payoff the two giants who built his new palace, Valhalla.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor James Levine
The performance begins at 7 pm and is preceded by:
Opera Snaps: What Will the Giants Be Like? Elaine Padmore muses on the expectation of a Ring-goer.


Stephanie Hughes
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra
James Levine
Presenter (Opera Snaps):
Elaine Padmore
James Morris (bass)
Alberich, the Nibelung:
Richard Paul Fink (baritone)
Loge, demigod of fire:
Philip Langridge (tenor)
Fasolt, a giant:
Evgenij Nikitin (bass)
Fafner, his brother:
Sergei Koptchak (bass)
Woglinde, a Rhinemaiden:
Lyubov Petrova (soprano)
Wellgunde, her sister:
Maria Zifchak (soprano)
Rosshilde, her sister:
Malin Fritz (mezzo)
Fricka, Wotan'swife:
Yvonne Naef (mezzo)
Erda, the earth goddess:
Elena Zaremba (mezzo)
Freia, goddess of love:
Jennifer Welch-Babidge (soprano)
Donner god of thunder:
Alan Held (baritone)
Froh, god of spring:
Mark Baker (tenor)
Mime, Alberich's brother:
Gerhard Siegel (tenor)

Ian McMillan presents a piece by Liz Lochhead inspired by park benches and the conversations had on them, and Sarah Jane Morris performs some new songs and reflects on why her rendition of Me and Mrs Jones sometimes causes consternation in the audience. Producer Erin Riley


Ian McMillan
Liz Lochhead
Sarah Jane Morris
Mrs Jones
Erin Riley

Speaking in Tongues. Turner Prize-winning artist Steve McQueen explores the boundaries of vocal expression with actor Billie Whitelaw , sound poet Cris Cheek and linguistics professor William Samarin. Producer Mark Rickards


Steve McQueen
Billie Whitelaw
Cris Cheek
William Samarin.
Mark Rickards

New French Music
1/2. Alwynne Pritchard explores new music from France.
Pascal Dusapin
Apex Joel-Francois Durand Athanor
Philippe Manoury Sound and Fury BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre-Andre Valade.


Alwynne Pritchard
Pascal Dusapin
Joel-Francois Durand Athanor
Philippe Manoury
Pierre-Andre Valade.

With Louise Fryer.

Ravel Alborada del Gracioso; La Valse Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Rotterdam PO, conductor Valery Gergiev (BBC Proms 2003)

2.15 Chambonnieres Pavane (L'Entretien des Dieux)

2.20 Palestrina Lamentations for Holy Saturday

2.45 Sibelius Rakastava

3.00 Chopin Polish Songs, Op 74 (excerpts)

3.15 Beethoven String Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Razumovsky)

3.55 Nicolai Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor

4.05 Byrd, arr Howarth The Earle of Oxford's March

4.10 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in A, RV335 (The Cuckoo)

4.20 Poulenc Capriccio

4.25 Weber Overture: The Ruler of the Spirits

4.30 Boufil Grand Duo, Op 2 No 1

4.45 Liszt Grande Etude de Paganini No 2

4.50 Verdi Overture: Nabucco

5.00 Dirk Schafer Piano Quintet, Op 5 (3rd mvt)

5.05 Duparc L'Invitation au Voyage

5.10 Debussy, orch Ravel Tarantelle Styrienne

5.20 Josquin des Prez Plaine de Dueil

5.25 Bach Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor, BWV891

5.30 Heino Kaski Prelude

5.35 Matusic Two Croatian Folk Songs

5.45 Lassus Gratia Sola Dei

5.50 Luys de Narvaez Fantasia (Los Seys Libros del Delphin de Musica)

6.10 Mozart Rondo in A minor, K511

6.20 Vaughan Williams Romance

6.25 Britten Flower Songs, Op 4 7

6.40 Schubert String Quartet in C, 032


Louise Fryer

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