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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Taikington.
6.00 Giovanni Gabriei ! Du/c/s Jesu
6.30 Prokofiev t//o/<n Sonata No 2
7.00 Kodaiy Mssa Brevis
7.45Sibe)ius 7'neOceanfdes
8.00 Rachmaninov M3ca//se
8.40Hindernith Sympnon/cMetamofpnos/s of Themes by Car/ Mar/a von tVeber


Unknown: Fiona Taikington.
Unknown: Giovanni Gabriei

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Verdi DeM 7nMto Trascorsa.... Ltb/amo ne 'L/et/
('La Traviata) Ileana Cotrubas (soprano), Piacido Domingo (tenor), Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Cartos Hieiber
9.15 Bach Tno Sonata <n Cm/nor, BtW526 Simon Preston (organ)
9.25 Haydn Vollendet /st das Grosse Werh (The Creation) Soloists. Monteverd! Choir, Engtish Baroque Sotoists, conductor John EhotGardiner
9.35 Rossini Str/ng Sonata No -t /n G ASMF, conductor Neviiie Marnner
9.45 Aikan Le Fesf/n d'Esope etudes, Op 39) Bernard Ringeissen (piano)
10.00 Weiii K/e/ne Dre<groscnenmus/<< Ph!iharmonia Orchestra/Otto Kiemperer
10.30 Bach Cantata No 14: War Gott Mcnt m/t Uns D/eseZe/t Krisztina Laki (soprano), A!do Batdin (tenor), Phitippe Huttenlocher (baritone), GaschingerKantorei, Stuttgart Bach Coitegium, conductor Heimuth Riiiing
10.50 Wariock Serenade Bournemouth
Sinfonia, conductor Norman De! Mar
11.05 Mozart Serenade ;n D, K239 ('Serenata Notturna.) Orpheus CO
11.25 Berwaid Grand Septet /r) B flat Meios Ensembte
11.55 Dyson /r) Honour of tne C/ty Royai Coifege of Music Chamber Choir, RPO, conductor David Whicocks
Producer Sarah Devona)d


Soprano: Ileana Cotrubas
Tenor: Piacido Domingo
Conductor: Cartos Hieiber
Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Haydn Vollendet
Unknown: Grosse Werh
Conductor: John Ehotgardiner
Conductor: Neviiie Marnner
Piano: Bernard Ringeissen

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett talks to one of the towering figures of contemporary music, Pierre Boulez, whose 75th year is marked by the Boulez 2000 festival. Plus a look at the first steps to change the Royal Festival Hall's acoustics, which musicians and audiences have complained about for years.


Interviewer: Ivan Hewett
Interviewee: Pierre Boulez
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris de Souza introduces a recital given last November in St George's, Brandon Hill , Bristol.
Joanna MacGregor (piano) Byrd HugD /4ston 's Ground Ades Traced Overnead
Dowiand Fonorn Hope Fancye Birtwistie Harr/son 's Clocks
Bach Contrapunctus 2 (The Art of Fugue) Nancarrow Three Studies for player piano Matthew Fairciough / Altered Ends, Revealed Beginnings
Somei Satoh Incantation /<
Cage Water Music
Joanna MacGregor Dance <t
Jonathan Harvey Tombeau de Messiaen Bach /«/emande (Part/ta tr! D, BWV828)


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Brandon Hill
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Unknown: Fancye Birtwistie

: The BBC Archive

Writer Jenny Unglow explores musical manifestations of the fusion of love with fantasy, fairytale, magic and myth, including music by Dvorak and Handel and an interview with a singer who worked with Debussy on his opera Pelleas et Melisande - Dame Maggie Teyte.


Presenter: Jenny Unglow
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: Discovering Music

Gerard McBurney unlocks the secrets of Ravet's Stnng Quartet - his only work for the medium -with specially recorded examples from the Schubert Ensemble. Producer Kerry Chapman


Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Producer: Kerry Chapman

: Bach Year

Atthough Bach never wrote an opera, his cantatas and Passions contain music of intense drama and operatic virtuosity, ivan Hewett exp!ores this music, with contributions from directors
Jonathan Miller and Peter SeHars. producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Atthough Bach
Directors: Jonathan Miller
Directors: Peter Sehars.
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Sunday Feature: Hobsbaum's Choice

Wherever he has lived - Cambridge, London, Belfast and Glasgow - the poet/critic Philip Hobsbaum has identified writers of talent and genius and welcomed them into his home. Roisin McAuley invites Seamus Heaney, James Kelman, Liz Lochhead and others - including Hobsbaum himself - to assess his method of critical analysis and to recreate the electric atmosphere of "the group". Producer Nigel Acheson


Unknown: Roisin McAuiey
Unknown: Seamus Heaney.
Unknown: James Keiman
Unknown: Liz Lochhead

: Sunday Play: The Sea

Edward Bond's play is set in a remote Sussex village in 1907. The drowning of Mrs Rafi's nephew is the catatyst for the unleashing of a storm which will change the life of this small community for ever.


Writer: Edward Bond
Director: Sue Wilson
Mrs Rafi: Rosemary Leach
Evens: Ronald Pickup
Hatch: Anton Lesser
Jessica Tilehouse: Josephine Tewson
Willy Carson: David Tennant
Hollarcut: Richard Derrington
Rose Jones: Cathy Sara
Vicar: Stephen Boswell
Mafanwy Price: Sunny Ormonde
Thompson: Christopher Scott
Carter: Terry Molloy
Jilly: Tracy Wiles
Rachel: Tina Gray
Davis: Joyce Gibbs

: HansWerner Henze

Boulevard So/ttude - Sympnon/c /ntermezz/ Gustav Mah)er Youth Orchestra, conductorCiaudioAbbado

: Choirworks

A Requiem for Michael
A recent recording of Herbert Howell's choral masterpiece Hymnus Paradis; composed in 1938 as a requiem for his son Michael - is the centrepiece of tonight's programme, in which Paul Guinery is joined by conductor Paul Spicer. Howell's Kent Yeoman's Wooing Song Joan Rodgers (soprano),
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor).
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Richard Hickox
Requiem (excerpts) Rnzi Singers , director Paul Spicer Hymnus Paradis/
Joan Rodgers (soprano),
Anthony Roife Johnson (tenor).
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
Motet.' 7a<(e H/m. Eart/i, /bfC/]er/s/)/ng Finzi Singers, conductor Paul Spicer (R)


Unknown: Herbert Howeh
Unknown: Paul Guinery
Conductor: Paut Spicer.
Conductor: Howells Kent Yeoman
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Tenor: Anthony Roife Johnson
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Rnzi Singers
Director: Paul Spicer
Director: Hymnus Parad
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Tenor: Anthony Roife Johnson
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Paut Spicer

: World Music: Children of the Clouds

The Saharawipeoie are traditionally nomads, but when Morocco occupied the Western Sahara in 1975 nearly 100.000 of them went to live in exile in refugee camps in Algeria. and here in isolation their music has flourished. in the last of four programmes Lucy Duran discovers a rich tradition little known beyond the Sahara.


Presenter: Lucy Duran
Producer: Roger Short

: Winterreise

ian Bostridge (tenor) and Graham Johnson (piano) perform Schubert's song cyc)e W/nferre<se in a performance from the 1996 Edinburgh international Festiva). (R)


Piano: Graham Johnson

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
1.00 Bach SUo;)n Pass/on 2.50 Kuhnau B<b//ca/Sonata No2tnGmtnor
3.05 Chan Ka N)n 5u<te; Four Seasons
3.20 Tchaikovsky Sympnony No 2 <n Cm;nor(L<tt<e Russian)
4.00 Prokoftev Ptano Sonata No 6, Op 82
4.15 Bach Orcnesfra / Su<te No 3 /n D, BWV1068
4.40 Ra)t!o Sympnon/c BaMade
5.10 Bach Concerto /n D m/nor ror two
Mb/<ns, BWV1043
5.35 Caste)nuevo-Tedesco Capnec/o D/aboHco
5.45 Einar Engtund Tne Wn/te Re/ndeer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Sympnony
Unknown: Bach Orcnesfra

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