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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Biber Violin Sonata No 5 in E minor
Andrew Manze (baroque violin),
Nigel North (theorbo), John Toll (harpsichord)
6.30 Wolf-Ferrari Serenade for Strings Frankfurt RSO, conductor Alun Francis
7.00 Milhaud La Cheminée du Roi Rene
Avalon Wind Quintet
7.30 Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat. Op 4 7 Emanuel Ax (piano), Isaac Stern (violin), Jaime Laredo (viola), Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
8.00 Kern Overture; Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man (Showboat) National Symphony
Orchestra, conductor John Owen Edwards
8.30 Holst A Winter Idyll
LPO, conductor David Atherton


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Unknown: Andrew Manze
Violin: Nigel North
Conductor: Alun Francis
Unknown: Roi Rene
Piano: Isaac Stern
Viola: Jaime Laredo
Conductor: John Owen Edwards
Conductor: David Atherton

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Vaughan Williams March: Sea Songs
9.05 Gershwin, arr Earl Wild Embraceable You, Fascinating Rhythm; Somebody Loves Me
9.15 Telemann Trio Sonata in D minor
9.20 Stanford The Little Admiral; Farewell (Songs of the Fleet)
9.30 Larsson Divertimento: QuattroTempi
9.45 Verdi Autumn (Ballet Music: / Vespri Siciliani)
9.55 Faure Automne ; Notre Amour; Clair de Lune
10.05 Handel Overture: Alexander's Feast
10.10 Bax Irish Landscape
10.20 Lecuona Piezas Caracteristicas
10.30 Bach Cantata No 163: NurJedem das Seine
10.50 Chabrier Fete Polonaise (Le Roi Malgré Lui)
11.00 Bellini Oboe Concerto in Eflat
11.05 William Reed Piano Trio
11.40 Biber Kyrie (Missa Bruxellensis)
11.45 Smetana Tabor ; Blanik (Ma Vlast) Producer Susan Kenyon


Unknown: Faure Automne
Unknown: Lecuona Piezas Caracteristicas
Piano: William Reed
Unknown: Smetana Tabor
Producer: Susan Kenyon

: Music Matters

Christopher Cook visits the largest piano factory in China, where pianos pour off assembly lines like motor cars. What is the continuing appeal of this most western of musical instruments? And will they ever build the opera house in Beijing described by its critics as "a giant egg floating in a puddle"? Who really wants western opera in China? Also, policing the pirates in a country where 90 per cent of all the pre-recorded music sold is on pirated CDs and tapes. Producers Radek Boschetty and Rachel Hopkin


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producers: Radek Boschetty
Producers: Rachel Hopkin

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris de Souza introduces a recital given by the great Austrian pianist Alfred Brendel at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, last Monday. Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, HXVI 49 Mozart Piano Sonata in C minor, K45 7; Adagio in B minor, K540
Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor, D845


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Pianist: Alfred Brendel

: BBC Legends

Jean Sibelius. Hilary Finch considers some of the historic and pioneering recordings of the music of Sibelius in the BBC archives, all of which were made in the composer's own lifetime. The programme includes a performance of the seventh symphony given by Thomas Beecham in the 1950s, and an interview with Sibelius himself.
Sibelius is featured in the new series of BBC Legends CDs available in shops now.


Unknown: Jean Sibelius.
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Unknown: Thomas Beecham

: Discovering Music

Chris de Souza explores one of Bach's best-loved choral works, his motet Jesu Meine Freude , BWV227, with the help of musical examples performed by the BBC Singers under James Morgan.
Producer Kerry Chapman. See tomorrow 5pm


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Jesu Meine Freude
Unknown: James Morgan.
Producer: Kerry Chapman.

: Bach Year

The Art of Fugue. The unfinished state of Bach's The Art of Fugue leaves questions as to his true intention for the work - if it was intended for performance, what instruments did he have in mind? Anthony Burton explores some modern solutions.


Unknown: Anthony Burton

: Sunday Feature: China beyond China

Ian Buruma talks to Chinese artists about how their cultural relationship with China shapes and determines their work whereverthey are or go in the world. From mainland China but now living in exile in London, the poet Yang Lian reflects on the democracy protests of 1989 in and around Tian'anmen Square in Beijing and the power they continue to have. From Taiwan, the novelist Huang Pao-Lien talks about growing up on the island but always feeling she belonged on the invisible mainland where Chineseness was made and defined.
Other artists from Hong Kong who are American-Chinese - the children of emigrants - find it impossible to escape from the idea of China but essential to negotiate paths away from the ancient country still very much alive in the modern world. Can they ever be anything but-Chinese?


Talks: Ian Buruma
Unknown: Yang Lian
Talks: Huang Pao-Lien

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play

Dr Ibsen 's Ghosts. By Robert Ferguson. Female emancipation wasjust one of the social effects of the writings of Norway's great poet and playwright Henrik Ibsen. But the author of Ghosts, A Doll 's House, Peer Gynt and An Enemy of the People was possessed of his own great secret - an illegitimate son and his forgotten mother. Paul Scofield stars as Henrik Ibsen.
Music composed by Julie Cooper and played by Sophie Langdon (violin), Gordon Hunt (oboe) and Julie Cooper (piano). Director Ned Chaillet


Unknown: Robert Ferguson.
Unknown: Henrik Ibsen.
Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: Henrik Ibsen.
Composed By: Julie Cooper
Played By: Sophie Langdon
Violin: Gordon Hunt
Violin: Julie Cooper
Director: Ned Chaillet
Henrik Ibsen: Paul Scofield
Suzannah Ibsen: Morag Hood
Else Sofie Jensen: Edna Dore
Henrik Jaeger: Michael N Harbour

: Late Beethoven

Borodin Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet inBflat, Op 130(R)

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery presents a portrait of one of the most significant Flemish composers from the first half of the 16th century.
Nicolas Gombert was a pupil of Josquin Despres and spent the greater part of his career in the court of Charles V of Spain.
He was a profilific composer of motets and liturigcal settings. This programme includes specially recorded performances by the BBC Singers and Bo Holten of the last of Gombert's eight Magnificat settings, a free-standingeight-part Credo and a sequence of motets.


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Nicolas Gombert
Unknown: Bo Holten

: The New China: World Routes: Silk and Bamboo

Lucy Duran ends her musical tour of China with a programme from the desert region of Xinjiang. Here the Uighur people, who first came under Chinese rule two thousand years ago, are reaffirming their cultural identity through their vibrant and energetic music.


Unknown: Lucy Duran

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Julian Anderson The Stations of the Sun Conductor Pascal Rophe Magnus Lindberg Aura
Conductor Oliver Knussen


Unknown: Julian Anderson
Conductor: Pascal Rophe
Conductor: Magnus Lindberg

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.

Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
Bruckner Mass No 3 in F minor

2.20 Hurlebusch Concerto in A minor for two oboes and violin

2.30 Mahler Symphony No 9

4.00 Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1

4.10 JCF Bach Trio in C for keyboard, flute and violin

4.30 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E, RV269 (Spring) (The Four Seasons)

4.40 William Lawes, arr Memelsdorff/Staier Why So Pale?; Bid Me But Live; Tune upon a Jig; Kemp's Jig

4.50 Palestrina Motets: Nos Autem Gloriari Oportet; Ad Te Levavi Oculos Meos

5.00 Stravinsky Eight Instrumental Miniatures

5.10 Schumann Funf Gesange der Fruhe, Op 133

5.30 Froberger Fantasia sopra Ut Re Mi Fa Sol La

5.40 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: William Lawes
Unknown: Levavi Oculos Meos

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