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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Puccini Requiem Christopher Monks
(organ), Douglas Paterson (violin), Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, conductor GeoffreyWebber
6.30 Holmboe Chamber Concerto No 2, Op 20 Eva Ostergaard (flute), Mikkel Futtrup (violin), Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, conductor Hannu Koivula
7.03 Hoist Egdon Heath BBC Symphony Orchestra.conductor Andrew Davis
7.30 Janacek Idyll for string orchestra Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, director lona Brown
8.03 Byrd Laudate Pueri Dominum a 6 The Cardinall's Musick, director Andrew Carwood
8.30 Rosetti Horn Concerto in D minor
Hermann Baumann , Concerto
Amsterdam, director Jaap Schroder


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Violin: Douglas Paterson
Flute: Eva Ostergaard
Flute: Mikkel Futtrup
Conductor: Hannu Koivula
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Director: Lona Brown
Director: Byrd Laudate Pueri Dominum
Director: Andrew Carwood
Unknown: Hermann Baumann
Director: Jaap Schroder

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Otto Klemperer Merry Waltz (Das Ziel)
Philharmonia, conducted by the Composer
9.11 Liszt Soirées de Vienne (after Schubert) Stephen Hough (piano)
9.18 Handel 0 Ruddier than the Cherry (Acis and Galatea) Owen Brannigan (bass), Philharmusica of London, conductor Adrian Boult
9.26 Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 Klaus Thunemann ,
Academy of St Martin in the Reids, conductor Neville Marriner
9.53 Milhaud Suite d'apres Corette, Op 161 Vancouver Wind Trio
10.03 Shostakovich Ballet Suite No 3
SNO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
10.25 Bach Cantata No 12: Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen,Zagen Soloists,
Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
10.48 Uszt Wilde Jagd (Transcendental Studies) Boris Berezovsky (piano)
10.54 Gareth Walters Overture: Primavera
Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Andrew Penny
11.10 Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70 Michael Thompson (horn), Philip Fowke (piano)
11.44 Cipriani Potter Symphony No 10 in G minor Milton Keynes Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hilary Davan Wetton Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Piano: Stephen Hough
Bass: Owen Brannigan
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Unknown: Klaus Thunemann
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Milhaud Suite
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Piano: Gareth Walters
Unknown: Schumann Adagio
Horn: Michael Thompson
Piano: Philip Fowke
Piano: Cipriani Potter
Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett investigates what the appointment of the new London mayor will mean for the capital's musical life. And as ITV's The South Bank Show tackles music by Simon Holt and Judith Weir, a look at the potentially difficult relationship between television and contemporary music. Producer Mark Lowther


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Music By: Simon Holt
Music By: Judith Weir
Producer: Mark Lowther

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given by pianist Till Fellner at the Wigmore Hall, London.
Bach Preludes and Fugues: in A flat; in G sharp minor; in A; in A minor (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)
Beethoven Sonata in A flat, Op 110
Bach Preludes and Fugues: in B flat; in B flat minor; in B; in B minor (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)
Beethoven Sonata in C minor, Op 111


Pianist: Till Fellner
Unknown: Beethoven Sonata
Unknown: Bach Preludes
Unknown: Beethoven Sonata

: Shostakovich

Suite No 1 for jazz band
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Conductor Mark Elder

: BBC Legends

Clifford Curzon. Piers Lane presents the second of two programmes focusing on the English pianist Clifford Curzon with exclusive material from the BBC archives. Mozart Sonata in D for two pianos, K448 With Benjamin Britten (1960)
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 With the Amadeus Quartet (1974) Producer Chris Wines
Clifford Curzon is featured in the BBC Legends series. CDs are available now from music outlets.


Unknown: Clifford Curzon.
Pianist: Clifford Curzon
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Producer: Chris Wines
Producer: Clifford Curzon

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson unlocks the secrets of Shostakovich's Symphony No 6 with the help of specially recorded examples from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under conductor Brad Cohen. Producer Kerry Chapman
See Performance on 3tomorrow at 7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conductor: Brad Cohen.
Producer: Kerry Chapman

: Bach Year

Bach in Performance. Simon Preston explores different approaches to Bach's organ music - from displays of bravado in the Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565, to delicate intimacy in performances of the organ preludes. Producer Michael Surcombe


Unknown: Simon Preston
Producer: Michael Surcombe

: Sunday Feature: Mona Lisa -theUnvarnished Truth

As the Louvre museum prepares to rehouse its most famous exhibit in a purpose-built room, Louisa Buck peels awaythe layers of grime and myth obscuring
Leonardo da Vinci 's celebrated portrait. Producer Mick Webb


Unknown: Louisa Buck
Unknown: Leonardo Da Vinci
Producer: Mick Webb

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: Woman in Mind

The radio premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's award-winning comedy. In her suburban garden, a vicar's wife struggles to come to terms with the contrast between her real life and the fantasy she has created.


Writer: Alan Ayckbourn
Director: Pete Aitken
Susan: Julia McKenzie
Bill: Jon Strickland
Andy: Jonathan Hyde
Lucy: Tilly Gaunt
Tony: Robert Hands
Gerald: Martin Jarvis
Muriel: Marcia Warren
Rick: Jamie Glover

: Women in Mind

Harpsichordist Olivier Baumont plays a selection of Francis Couperin 's feminine character portraits from the Quatrième Livre de Pièces de Clavecin.


Harpsichordist: Olivier Baumont
Unknown: Francis Couperin

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces the complete choral works of Durufle, interspersed with his shorter organ works played by John Scott on the organ of St Paul's Cathedral. Mass: Cum Jubilo , Opll Soloists, Orfeon Donostiarra , Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
Four Motets on Gregorian Themes, Op 1 Choir of Westminster Cathedral, conductor James O'Donnell
Requiem, Op 9 Soloists, Choirs of St John's College, Cambridge, and Wells Cathedral, BBCPO, conductor Christopher Robinson NotrePere, Op14 Choirof Westminster Cathedral, conductor James O'Donnell Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Played By: John Scott
Unknown: Cum Jubilo
Soloists: Orfeon Donostiarra
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Conductor: Christopher Robinson
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Piers Plowman

Kevin Jackson presents an introduction to four new translations of William Langland's visionary poem Piers Plowman. Producer Fiona McLean (R)


Unknown: Kevin Jackson
Unknown: Piers Plowman.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Mozart String Quintets

Endellion Quartet, Timothy Boulton (viola)
Mozart String Quintet in C minor, K406 (an from Wind Serenade, K388)
Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor, 0703 Mozart String Quintet in D, K593(R)


Viola: Timothy Boulton
Unknown: Schubert Quartettsatz

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Kodaly Missa Brevis
1.40 Haydn Mass in B flat. H XXII 7 (Little Organ Mass) 1-55 Clara Schumann
Variations in Fsharp minor on a Theme of Robert Schumann , Op 20 2.05 Schumann Variations on a Theme of Clara Wieck , Op 5
2.15 Brahms Symphony No 1 in minor 3.00 Handel Trio Sonata in G, Op 5 No 4 3.25 Bach Partita in E minor, BWV830 3.55
Wassenaer Concerto Armonico No 5 in B flat 4.05 Forster Dulcis Amor Jesu 4.15 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice 4.25
Doppter Souvenir de Prague 4.40 Mozart
Divertimento in D, K1364.50 Wieniawski Polonaise No 1 in D, Op 4 5.00 Bizet Carmen: Suite No 2 5.30 Telemann Oboe Sonata in E minor Lutoslawski Epitaph 5.40 Soler Fandango in D minor 5.55 Falla, arr
Piatigorsky Ritual Fire Dance (ElAmorBrujo)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Unknown: Clara Wieck
Unknown: Bach Partita
Unknown: Forster Dulcis Amor Jesu

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