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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Grainger Early One Morning
6.20 Haydn Piano Concerto In G, H XVIII 4
7.00 Rorem For Poulenc
7.05 Delius Paris (The Song of a Great City)
8.03 Herbert March of the Toys (Babes in Toyland)
8.30 Humperdinck Suite: Hansel and Gretel


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Thomas Overture: Raymond Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductorErnest Ansermet
9.20Bruch KolNidrei MischaMaisky(cello), Paris Orchestra, conductor Semyon Bychkov
9.35 Elgar Suite: The Crown of India RLPO, conductor Charles Groves
10.05 Handel Concerto Grosso in D,
HWV335a London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.15 Albeniz, transcr Marshall Navarra Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos)
10.20 Saint-Saens Caprice Andalous, Op 122 Olivier Charlier (violin), Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, conductor Jean-Jacques Kantorow
10.30 Bach Cantata No 42: Am Abend aber
Desselbigen Sabbats Barbara Schlick
(soprano), Gerard Lesne (countertenor), Howard Crook (tenor), Peter Kooy (bass), La Chapelle Royale , Collegium Vocale , director Philippe Herreweghe
10.55 Chabrier Espana
Halle Orchestra , conductor John Barbirolli
11.05 Haydn Piano Sonata in G, H XVI 44 Emanuel Ax
11.25 Purcell Verse Anthem: My Beloved Spake James Bowman (countertenor),
Charles Daniels (tenor), Robert Evans and Michael George (basses), Choir of New College, Oxford, the King's Consort, director Robert King
11.40 Copland Ballet Suite: Appalachian Spring Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Conductor: Semyon Bychkov
Conductor: Charles Groves
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Marshall Navarra
Conductor: Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Soprano: Gerard Lesne
Tenor: Howard Crook
Tenor: Peter Kooy
Bass: La Chapelle Royale
Bass: Collegium Vocale
Director: Philippe Herreweghe
Director: Chabrier Espana
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: James Bowman
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Tenor: Robert Evans
Basses: Michael George
Director: Robert King
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett investigates whetherthe widespread Gypsy nation sustains a living culture, as a celebration of Gypsy Music and Arts opens at the Barbican Centre. Plus a report on a music project tackling racism among football supporters at Charlton Athletic. Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Appalachian Journey. Tommy Pearson introduces a concert of Americana given by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Mark O'Connor and bassist Edgar Meyer , featuring country, jazz, bluegrass and classical music.


Introduces: Tommy Pearson
Violinist: Mark O'Connor
Bassist: Edgar Meyer

: Ian Fountain

Scriabin Piano Sonata No 7 (White Mass) Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 78
Wagner, transcr Liszt Isoldes Liebestod (R)

: BBC Legends

Leopold Stokowski. Today Geoffrey Smith focuses on Stokowski in England and his connections with the BBC Proms.
Falla ElAmorBrujo Gloria Lane (mezzo), BBC Symphony Orchestra (1964) Havergal Brian Symphony No 28
New Philharmonia Orchestra (1973) Scriabin Poem of Ecstasy
New Philharmonia Orchestra (1968) Producer Edwina Wolstencroft
Leopold Stokowski is featured in the BBC Legends series. CDs available now from music outlets.


Unknown: Leopold Stokowski.
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Havergal Brian Symphony
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft
Producer: Leopold Stokowski

: Discovering Music

Gerard McBurney unlocks the secrets of Schubert's Wanderer Fantasy in C, D760, with the help of musical examples from pianist Paul Lewis.
See also tomorrow lpm. Producer Kerry Chapman


Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Pianist: Paul Lewis.
Producer: Kerry Chapman

: Bach Year

Bach the Teacher. Ivan Hewett considers what it might have been like to study with Bach and rediscovers pieces his pupils might have played. Producer Michael Surcombe


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Michael Surcombe

: Sunday Feature:John Dryden - Inventor of England

Valentine Cunningham explores how the poet and dramatist John Dryden used his position as Poet Laureate during the Restoration to promote an idea of English cultural nationalism which is still central to today's debate about English identity.
Contributors include Christopher Logue ,
Peter Porter , Andrew Motion and Christine Gerrard. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Dramatist: John Dryden
Unknown: Christopher Logue
Unknown: Peter Porter
Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Christine Gerrard.
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon


By William Shakespeare. Richard Eyre introduces a new production starring Samuel West in the title role. The play raises the questions as to whether Richard is the "heinous" king, the spendthrift who surrounds himself with toadying cronies, or whether he is noble and misunderstood. It explores whether his deposition and murder is a tragedy which sparks off the bloody conflict of the Wars of the Roses, or whether it is a just punishment for his excesses.
With Tim Treloar , Tom George , Christopher Kelham , Barry Farrimond , Beth Chalmers and Fiona Clarke Music composed by Sylvia Hallett
Adapted and directed by Jeremy Mortimer.
BBC Radio Collection cassettes and CDs of As You Like It, A Midsummer Night 's Dream. Hamlet. Julius Caesar ,
Romeo and Juliet. Twelfth Night. The Merchant of Venice, Richard II. Henry IV, Parts One and Two are available now


Unknown: William Shakespeare.
Introduces: Richard Eyre
Unknown: Samuel West
Unknown: Tim Treloar
Unknown: Tom George
Unknown: Christopher Kelham
Unknown: Barry Farrimond
Unknown: Beth Chalmers
Unknown: Fiona Clarke
Composed By: Sylvia Hallett
Directed By: Jeremy Mortimer.
Unknown: Julius Caesar
King Richard II: Samuel West
Duchess of Gloucester: Janet Suzman
John of Gaunt: Joss Ackland
Henry Bolingbroke: Damian Lewis
Duke of York: Ronald Pickup
Duke of Aumerle: Toby Jones
Earl of Northumberland: James Laurenson
Henry Percy: Jamie Bamber
Bishop of Carlisle: Philip Voss
Gardener: Timothy Bateson
Queen Isabella: Sophie Okonedo
Duchess of York: Margot Leicester
Thomas Mowbray: Stephen Critchlow
Sir Piers of Exton: Stephen Critchlow
Lord Marshal: Ioan Meredith
Stephen Scroop: Ioan Meredith
Duke of Surrey: Sean Baker
Lord Willoughby: Bruce Alexander
Fitzwater: Bruce Alexander

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery and his guest Colin Mawby present a musical portrait of the Choir of Westminster Cathedral.
Britten Kyrie (Missa Brevis) Mawby Ave Verum Corpus Palestrina Laudate Pueri
Victoria Ave Maris Stella; Sancta Maria Guerrero Magnificat
Frank Martin Mass for double choir
Janacek Kyrie (Mass in E flat) Stravinsky Sanctus (Mass)
Poulenc Agnus Dei (Mass in G) Howells Salve Regina


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Colin Mawby
Unknown: Poulenc Agnus Dei
Unknown: Howells Salve Regina

: Blue Skies

Georgina Ferry continues her series exploring scientific developments in a cultural context. 5: Reproduction and Replication Producer Julia Durbin


Unknown: Georgina Ferry
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Rawsthorne Film Music

The first of two programmes this week featuring Alan Rawsthorne 's film music.BBCPO, conductor Rumon Gamba Rawsthorne, arrSchurmann Main Titles and Emergency (Lease of Life); Saraband and Carnival (Saraband for Dead Lovers)
Rawsthorne, arr Philip Lane Three Dances (The Dancing Fleece); Suite: Uncle Silas See also tomorrow 8.55pm


Unknown: Alan Rawsthorne
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Unknown: Silas See

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. 1.00 Berlioz Romeo and Juliet 2.40 Chan Ka Nin Four Seasons Suite 2.55 Brahms Cello Sonata in E minor, Op 383.20 Tchaikovsky Serenade in C
4.00 Bach Cantata No 4 7: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben 4.35 Mozart Divertimento inEflat, K166 4.50 Strauss Love Scene (Feuersnot) 5.05 Hellendaal Concerto
Grosso in D minor, Op 3 No 2 5.10 Debussy Syrinx 5.15 Clerambault Cantata: Lisle de Delos 5.45 Franz Doppler Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise, Op 26


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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