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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
7.05 Milhaud Stanford Serenade, Op 430 Lajos Lencses (oboe), Members of the Stuttgart RSO, director Gilbert Varga
7.30 Victor Herbert Hero and Leander
Pittsburgh SO, conductor Lorin Maazel
8.02 Delius The Walk to the Paradise
Garden (A Village Romeo and Juliet) LSO, conductor John Barbirolli
8.50 Elgar Repent and Be Baptised (The Kingdom) Benjamin Luxon (bass), LPO, conductor Leonard Slatkin

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Oboe: Lajos Lencses
Director: Gilbert Varga
Director: Victor Herbert Hero
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Bass: Benjamin Luxon
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro BBCSO, conductor Colin Davis
9.10 Campion Care-Charming Sleep Alfred Deller (countertenor), Desmond Dupre (lute)
9.15 Warlock Capriol Suite
Nash Ensemble , conductor Martyn Brabbins
9.35 Bach Trio Sonata in C minor, BWV526 The King's Consort, director Robert King
9.45 Alfven Midsummer Vigil (Swedish Rhapsody No 1) Iceland Symphony Orchestra, conductor Petri Sakari
10.05 Sweelinck Ballo del Granduca
Margaret Philips (organ)
10.10 Ravel La Valse
CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle
10.25 Bach Cantata No 34: 0 Ewiges Feuer Soloists, the Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
10.40 Per Norgard Well-Tempered Percussionists Safri Duo
10.50 Smetana Polka; Furiant (The Bartered Bride) RPO, conductor Rudolf Kempe
11.05 Rossini String Sonata No 3 in C
London Musici, conductor Mark Stephenson
11.30 Vaughan Williams A Cotswold
Romance Soloists, London Philharmonic Chorus, LSO, conductor Richard Hickox Producer Fiona Shelmerdine

Contributors

Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Desmond Dupre
Unknown: Warlock Capriol Suite
Conductor: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Director: Robert King
Conductor: Petri Sakari
Unknown: Margaret Philips
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Conductor: Mark Stephenson
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Music Matters

The controversy surroundingthe succession at the Bayreuth Festival reaches its climax this week, with the announcement of who will take over from
Wolfgang Wagner. And with the reinstatement
. of the Northern Ireland Assembly,
Ivan Hewett finds out about the cultural policies it hopes to implement. Producer Mark Lowther

Contributors

Unknown: Wolfgang Wagner.
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Mark Lowther

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital, given yesterday in the Wigmore Hall, London. Gyorgy Pauk (violin), Michael Tree (viola),
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello), Peter Frankl (piano) Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op 9 No 3 Schumann Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 80
Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor, Op 25

Contributors

Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Violin: Gyorgy Pauk
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum
Cello: Peter Frankl

: BBC Legends

Walter Gieseking. Piers Lane draws on some of the BBC archive recordings of the legendary French-born pianist
Walter Gieseking , who is widely regarded as one of the greatest interpreters of Ravel and Debussy. As well as French music, the programme includes a 1953 BBC recording of Gieseking playing
Schumann's Kreisleriana, Op 16. ProducerChris Wines
Walter Gieseking is featured in the BBC Legends series. CDs are available now from music outlets.

Contributors

Unknown: Walter Gieseking.
Pianist: Walter Gieseking
Unknown: Walter Gieseking

: Discovering Music

Chris de Souza uncovers the secrets of Beethoven's String Quartet in C, Op 59 No 3 (Rasumovsky), with the help of specially recorded examples from the Vellinger Quartet. Producer Kerry Chapman See also Friday 11am

Contributors

Unknown: Chris de Souza
Producer: Kerry Chapman

: Bach Year

The organ played many roles in Bach's musical world - it was a means of praising God in Lutheran church services, a vehicle for virtuoso solo display, an instrument for chamber and orchestral music and a useful medium forteaching young students.
Simon Preston sets it in its many contexts. Producer Kate Bolton

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Preston
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Sunday Feature: Out of This World

The monastic republic of Mount Athos in northern Greece is one of the holiest places of Orthodox Christianity.
John Theocharis goes on a pilgrimage to this extraordinary world of mystics and icons, sacred relics and Byzantine chant, unchanged for over 1,000 years. Producer Dennis Nowlan (R)

Contributors

Unknown: John Theocharis
Producer: Dennis Nowlan

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: Phedre

Acclaimed New York theatre company the Wooster Group direct and perform in this powerful interpretation of Racine's 17th-century tale of passion and political intrigue in ancient Greece. The group's distinctive performance techniques, characterised by an almost subversive fascination with modern technology and contemporary culture, bring renewed vigour to the play's universal themes of privacy, loyalty, the ordinary and the extraordinary.
Original music composed and performed by Barbed Directors Lance Dann and Kate Valk

Contributors

Directors: Lance Dann
Directors: Kate Valk
Phedre: Kate Valk
Theseus: Bill Raymond
Oenone: Suzzy Roche
Hippolyte: Ari Fliakos
Thermanes: Scott Shepherd
Guard: Guy Larkin

: CecileOusset

(piano)
Chopin Ballade No 4 in Fminor, Op 52; Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58 (R)

Contributors

Piano: Chopin Ballade

: Choirworks

In this evening's programme Paul Guinery shares his enthusiasm forthe choral music of Delius. The central work is Sea
Drift, Delius's haunting setting of Walt Whitman for baritone, chorus and orchestra. Although Thomas Beecham was the great champion of Delius, he gave few first performances. The autumnal
Songs of Sunset was one of those he did premiere. Songs of Farewell - another
Whitman setting - was the major work of Delius's last years, composed with the help of Eric Fenby. The programme also includes excerpts from Charles Grove 's recording of A Mass of Life and a movement from the late Requiem conducted by Richard Hickox. Producer Paul Hindmarsh
See Composer of the Week, tomorrow 9am

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Walt Whitman
Unknown: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Eric Fenby.
Unknown: Charles Grove
Conducted By: Richard Hickox.
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Piers Plowman

Helen Dunmore introduces and reads her new version of The Crucifixion and the Harrowing of Hell. Producer Fiona McLean (R)

Contributors

Introduces: Helen Dunmore
Producer: Fiona McLean

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Tadaaki Otaka , Catherine Wyn -Rogers (solo mezzo), Judith Bingham , Jacqueline Connell , Jennifer Higgins , Susan Flannery , Caroline Stormer and Joyce Jarvis (mezzos)
Takemitsu Twill by Twilight Brian Elias Laments
Yoshimatsu Threnody for Toki Kaneko Tristesse
Takemitsu Star-Isle

Contributors

Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Catherine Wyn
Unknown: Judith Bingham
Unknown: Jacqueline Connell
Unknown: Jennifer Higgins
Unknown: Susan Flannery
Unknown: Caroline Stormer
Unknown: Joyce Jarvis
Unknown: Takemitsu Twill
Unknown: Brian Elias Laments
Unknown: Toki Kaneko Tristesse
Unknown: Takemitsu Star-Isle

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Motets by Giovanni Priulli and Christoph Strauss. 2.00
Chambonnieres Pièces de Clavecin du
Premier Livre 2.15 Spohr String Sextet in C, Op 1402.40 Dohnanyi Konzertstuck in D, Op 12 3.00 Chopin Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op 50 No 3; Etudes: in F minor, Op posth; in A flat, Op posth; Fantaisie-
Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op 66 3.15 Kariowicz Nine Songs 3.30 Faure
Nocturne in E minor, Op 1073.40 Kuula
The Hiisa Slaves Entice, Op 20 No 5 4.05 Daniel Purcell Recorder Sonata in F 4.20
Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice 4.30 Debussy Jeux 4.50 JM Bach Auf Lasst Uns den Herren Loben 5.05 J Strauss
(son) Waltz: Roses from the South, Op 388
5.25 Bach Concerto in A minor for four keyboards, BWV1065 5.35Wagner
Overture; Venusberg Music (Tannhauser)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Giovanni Priulli
Unknown: Christoph Strauss.
Unknown: Dohnanyi Konzertstuck
Unknown: Daniel Purcell
Unknown: Herren Loben








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