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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter. Delius Cello Concerto
Jacqueline du Pre, Royal Philharmonic, conductor Malcolm Sargent
7.15 Telemann Sonate Corellisante
No 4 in E
Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
7.40 Beethoven Variations on Six
National Airs, Op 105 Olli Mustonen (piano)
8.10 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 3
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Director: Simon Standage
Piano: Olli Mustonen
Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Nielsen Overture: Helios
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
9.14 Composer of the Week: Strauss Morgen , Op 27 No 4 Janet Baker (mezzo), Gerald Moore (piano)
9.18 Gounod Little Symphony for Wind (3rd and 4th mvts) Athena Ensemble
9.28 Debussy, orch Ravel Tarantelle Styrienne Philharmonia, conductor Geoffrey Simon
9.34 Telemann Der Morgen (Die Tageszeiten)
Mechthild Bach (soprano),
Freiburg Collegium Musicum, conductor Wolfgang Schafer
9.47 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
10.00 Mid-Programme Feature - English Song:
Anon The Three Ravens
Alfred Deller (countertenor), Desmond Dupre (guitar)
10.04 Warlock Passing By: Pretty Ring Time; Yarmouth Fair Ian Partridge (tenor),
Jennifer Partridge (piano)
10.10 Elgar Where Corals Lie; The Swimmer (Sea Pictures)
Janet Baker (mezzo), LSO, conductor John Barbirolli
10.21 Liadov The Enchanted Lake
Slovak Philharmonic, conductor Stephen Gunzenhauser
10.30 Lutoslawski Variations on a Theme of Paganini Claire and Antoinette Cann (pianos)
10.36 Tippett Dance, Clarion Air
Vaughan Williams Silence and Music BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
10.47 Smetana Sarka (Ma Vlast)
Vienna PO, conductor James Levine Producer Fiona Shelmerdine E-MAIL: [address removed]


Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Strauss Morgen
Unknown: Janet Baker
Piano: Gerald Moore
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Soprano: Mechthild Bach
Conductor: Wolfgang Schafer
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Guitar: Desmond Dupre
Piano: Jennifer Partridge
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
Unknown: Paganini Claire
Pianos: Antoinette Cann
Conductor: Bo Holten
Conductor: James Levine
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week Encore

Kyung-Wha Chung
Joan Bakewell talks to
Kyung-Wha Chung , who made her concerto debut at nine playing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. Revised repeat


Unknown: Kyung-Wha Chung
Talks: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Kyung-Wha Chung

: Music Matters

With the opening of more and more museums and "experiences" devoted to music of all kinds, Ivan Hewett asks how much music really gains from being packaged in an institution. Producer Tony Sellors


Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given earlier this month at the Royal Festival Hall, London, by Maurizio Pollini , one of the world's greatest pianists.
Beethoven Bagatelles , Op 119 and Op 126; Diabelli Variations, Op 120


Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Pianists: Beethoven Bagatelles

: Spirit of the Age

With Christopher Page. This week, flautist Jed Wentz looks at Handel's flute sonatas, and Eric van Tassel traces the radical change in the performance of Italian madrigals during the last 20 years, with recordings by the Amaryllis Consort , Les Arts Florissants, the Consort of Musick and Concerto Italiano.
Producer Kate Bolton
FACTSHEET WEB PAGE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/factsheets E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Jed Wentz
Unknown: Eric van Tassel
Unknown: Amaryllis Consort
Producer: Kate Bolton

: 100 Great Singers

A weekly series exploring the recorded legacy of the great singers of our century. Diplomat
Humphrey Maud introduces recordings made by Dutch soprano Elly Ameling. Producer Mark Rowlinson


Introduces: Humphrey Maud
Soprano: Elly Ameling.
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

61: Constantine Cavafy: Waiting for the Barbarians. Cavafy's much-anthologised poem, in which two citizens of a decadent and mythical city await the arrival of the Barbarians outside their gates, is discussed by his translator from the Greek, Edmund Keeley , Dr David Ricks and the poet DJ Enright. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Edmund Keeley
Unknown: Dr David Ricks
Producer: Sara Davies

: The Year

Anthony Burton introduces music first performed in 1906, including two contrasting choral works.
Szymanowski Concert Overture BBC Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Leaper Delius Sea Drift
Bryn Terfel (baritone),
Waynflete Singers, Southern Voices, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox Viteslav Novak The Lovers (Slovak Suite) Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Libor Pesek
Florent Schmitt Psalm No 47 Andrea
Guiot (soprano), Gaston Litaize (organ), French Radio Chorus, French NO, conductor Jean Martinon
Producer Philip Tagney


Introduces: Anthony Burton
Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Viteslav Novak
Unknown: Florent Schmitt
Soprano: Gaston Litaize
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Sunday Feature: William Forsythe

I'm Seeing Your Finger as a Line
William Forsythe , the choreographer who is renewing ballet, gives a rare interview to Christopher Cook. With contributions from architect Daniel Libeskind
, dancer Deborah Bull and dance writers Roslyn Sulcas and Ann Nugent.
Producer Frances Byrnes


Unknown: William Forsythe
Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Daniel Libeskind
Unknown: Deborah Bull
Unknown: Ann Nugent.
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Choir Works

Brian Kay introduces a performance of Monteverdi's sumptuous Vespers of the Blessed Virgin given by the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner.
Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: Brian Kay
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Sunday Play: Safe Havens

By Nigel Gearing , starring
James Fleet as Oliver and Selma Alispahic as Eva. In the spring of 1995, Oliver's latest composition is a success in the Purcell Room, but he seems uncomfortable with the comments that his music does not appeal to a wider audience. Then he meets the actress Eva, a refugee from the war in Bosnia. He is immediately attracted to her and asks her to work with him on his new composition inspired by Rilke's poem about Orpheus and Eurydice. So begins the allegorical journey in which his life parallels his art.
Music by Barrington Pheloung Director Alby James


Unknown: Nigel Gearing
Unknown: James Fleet
Unknown: Selma Alispahic
Music By: Barrington Pheloung
Director: Alby James
Herman: William Hootkins
Ka�a: Mariana Dodig
Jerry: Andrew Branch
Michael Brinkly: Oliver Senton
Newsreader: Jilly Bond

: World Music

Ritmo: the Music of Latin America
Mike Gonzalez presents six programmes exploring the musical traditions of Latin America, from the beginnings of salsa and samba to the music of Colombia and the Andes and the new song of Chile.
4: Colombia. Many rhythms and styles of music that have sprung out of a country of vastly different landscapes - Andean mountains, wide prairies, Caribbean coast, coffee-growing hillsides and Amazon rainforest. With Colombian master drummer Roberto Pia.


Unknown: Mike Gonzalez
Unknown: Roberto Pia.

: British Ballets

The second of three selections of British ballet music.
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Bliss Suite : Checkmate
Rawsthome Suite: Madame
Amell Ballet: Punch and the Child
Final programme on Sunday 28 March


Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Bliss Suite

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Bach Singet dem Herrn ein
Neues Lied, BWV225; Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G; Komm, Jesu, Komm! BWV229; Cantata No 147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben
The Sixteen, Netherlands Radio
Chamber Orchestra/Ton Koopman
2.10 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op 46 No 2
James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton (piano duet)
2.40 Erik Tulindberg String Quartet No 3 Ostrobothnian Quartet
3.00 Schumann Funf Gesange der
Fiiihe, Op 133 Sylvaine Defeme (piano)
3.20 Rosenmuller Magnificat Cantus Koln, conductor Konrad Junghanel
3.55 Brahms Serenade No 1 in D
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Raffi Armenian
4.40 Bruch Kol Nidrei Kyung-Ok Park (cello), Mi-Hye Song (piano)
5.15 Mozart Four Minuets, K601
Nova Scotia SO/Georg Tintner
5.30 Haydn Sonata in D, H XVI 33 Andreas Staier (fortepiano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: James Anagnoson
Piano: Leslie Kinton
Unknown: Erik Tulindberg
Conductor: Konrad Junghanel
Unknown: Nova Scotia

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