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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Schumann Three Romances, Op 94 Albrecht Mayer (oboe), Markus Becker (piano)
6.30 Handel Salve Regina Arleen Auger (soprano), Orchestra of Westminster
Abbey, conductor Simon Preston
7.00 Hertel Trumpet Concerto in E flat Maurice Andre , Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, conductor Janos Rolla
7.30 Dvorak Serenade for winds, cello and double bass, Op 44 Stockholm Symphonic Wind Orchestra, conductor Martin Turnovsky
8.00 Elgar Harmony Music No 4: The Farmyard Athena Ensemble
8.30 Moscheles Introduction and Rondo
Ecossais Christophe Moinian (horn), Caroline Weichert (piano)


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Oboe: Albrecht Mayer
Oboe: Markus Becker
Conductor: Simon Preston
Unknown: Maurice Andre
Conductor: Janos Rolla
Conductor: Dvorak Serenade
Conductor: Martin Turnovsky
Conductor: Christophe Moinian
Piano: Caroline Weichert

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

To celebrate the first anniversary of the reopening of the Royal Opera House, Brian Kay 's Sunday Morning comes live this week from the Vilar Floral Hall, Covent Garden. With live music from baritone
Thomas Allen and pianist
Malcolm Martineau , the BBC Singers and the London Salon Ensemble.
READER OFFER: A CD of Illuminare- items from which will be played on Brian Kay 's Sunday Morning- is available for £11.99 plus LO.99 P&P from [address removed]Cheques for £12.98 should be made payable to RT Shop. The order hotline is [number removed].


Unknown: Brian Kay
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett asks whether the tradition of British travelling folk singers is dying out, finds out what's wrong with the music being taught in our classrooms, and assesses the health of the Ulster Orchestra. Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Susan Sharpe presents a Chopin recital given last Friday at St George's, Bristol, by Canadian pianist Louis Lortie.
Chopin 12 Etudes, Op 10; Trois Nouvelles Etudes, Op posth; 12 Etudes, Op 25


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Pianist: Louis Lortie.

: BBC Legends

Tortelier. To mark the tenth anniversary of the death of cellist Paul Tortelier , Anthony Burton talks to his son Van Pascal Tortelier about his father's recorded legacy in the BBC Archives.


Unknown: Paul Tortelier
Talks: Anthony Burton
Unknown: van Pascal Tortelier

: Discovering Music

Gerard McBurney explores Stravinsky's
The Rite of Spring, with the help of musical examples performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Brad Cohen. Producer Kerry Chapman. See Wednesday 2pm


Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Unknown: Brad Cohen.
Producer: Kerry Chapman.

: Bach Year

Bach and the Voice. Bach's vocal writing has the reputation for being unforgiving. Singers complain that he treats the voice too much like an instrument, expecting them to negotiate difficult intervals and long lines of semiquavers more suited to the violin orthe keyboard. Over the last 40 years choirs have become smaller in response to the researches of the early music movement, but did Bach expect his cantatas and Passions to be sung "one to a part"? Ivan Hewett looks out some examples of idiomatic and unidiomatic vocal writing in Bach's music, and asks, when it comes to choirs, does size matter?


Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: Sunday Feature: the Romantic Road

A journey through the literatures of Europe. 7: Austria. Julian Evans continues the monthly series exploring the connections between European novel writers and the art of story-telling. This month he looks at the cultural milieu of inter-war Austria and the work of the self-confessed vivisectionist of modern culture, Robert Musil. Writing between the defeat of Austria in the First World War and the descent into fascism, Musil's sprawling masterpiece A Man without Qualities anticipated, in style and content, many of the dilemmas of the 20th century. From a concentration camp on the Yugoslavian border, via Freud's study and the coffee houses of Vienna, Julian Evans , with the help of contemporary Austrian authors, goes in search of the past and the future of the Austrian novel.


Unknown: Julian Evans
Unknown: Robert Musil.
Unknown: Julian Evans

: Private

Passions Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play

A Fairly Honourable Defeat n Dramatised for radio by James Friel from the novel by Iris Murdoch. One hot summer's day, Rupert and Hilda celebrate the anniversary of their long and loving marriage, but death, destruction and despair stalk the sunlit garden. By summer's end, all will be terribly changed.
Original music composed by Howard Davidson. Director Maria Aitken. Producer Catherine Bailey


Unknown: James Friel
Novel By: Iris Murdoch.
Composed By: Howard Davidson.
Director: Maria Aitken.
Producer: Catherine Bailey
Hilda: Anna Carteret
Simon: Steven Mangan
Axel: Malcolm Sinclair
Rupert: Julian Glover
Morgan: Penny Downie
Leonard: Terence Longdon
Peter: Daniel Brocklebank
Julius: Alex Jennings
Tallis: Karl Johnson

: Moscow Soloists

Director Yuri Bashmet (viola)
Stravinsky Ballet: Apollo See also 12 midnight


Viola: Yuri Bashmet

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces some of the best of the year's choral CD releases, including: Comyshe Ave Maria, Mater Dei Chanticleer, director Joseph Jennings
Mendelssohn Mitten Wir im Leben Sind, Op 23 No 3 RIAS Chamber Choir, conductor Marcus Creed
Uszt Kyrie (Missa Choralis)
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best Handel He Saw the Lovely Youth (Theodora) Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh Berlioz Eight Scenes from Faust (excerpt) Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo), Jean- Paul Fouchecourt (tenor), Frederic Caton (bass), Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France, conductor Yutaka Sado
Howells Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (York Service)The Collegiate Singers, director Andrew Millinger
Desmarest Domine , Ne in Furore Les Arts Florrisants, director William Christie Hoist The Evening Watch
Choirof Clare College, Cambridge, director Timothy Brown
READER OFFER: A CD of Illuminare- items from which will be played on Choirworks-is available for £11. 99 plus £0.99 P&P from [address removed]. Cheques for £12.98 should be made payable to RT Shop. The order hotline is [number removed].


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Mater Dei
Director: Joseph Jennings
Director: Mendelssohn Mitten Wir
Conductor: Matthew Best
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Tenor: Paul Fouchecourt
Tenor: Frederic Caton
Conductor: Yutaka Sado
Conductor: Howells Magnificat
Director: Andrew Millinger
Director: Desmarest Domine
Director: William Christie
Reader: Timothy Brown

: World Routes

Andy Kershaw in Haiti. In the first of two programmes from Haiti, Andy Kershaw experiences the musical power of voodoo and goes to church to hear the singing of Haiti's Pentecostal congregations.


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Moscow Soloists

Britten Lachrymae - Reflections on a Song ofDowland
Dvorak Serenade in E for strings, Op 22 Prokofiev, arr Barshal Visions Fugitives

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. A concert of choral music from Kiev, including works by Arteml Vedel , Maxim Berezovsky ,
Dmitri Bortniansky , Mikola Usenko ,
Mikola Leontovich , Andrei Hnatishin , Giuseppe Sarti , Jacques Arcadelt , and Evgeni Stankovich. 2.25 Bruckner Symphony No 2 in C minor3.30 Rontgen Theme with Variations, Op 17 3.40 Szymanowski String Quartet No 2, Op 56 3.55 Kodaly It Pains My Heart 4.05 Erkki Melartin Consolation
4.15 Clara Schumann Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann in F sharp minor, Op 20
4.25 CPE Bach Violin Sonata in B minor 4.45
Mozart Symphony No 23 in D 5.00 Brahms Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108 5.20 Schumann Introduction and Allegro
Appassionato in G, Op 92 5.35 Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K681 5.45 Rachmaninov
Vocalise, Op 34 No 14 5.55 Alfredo Catalan ! Ebben?... Ne Andro lontana (La Wally)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Arteml Vedel
Unknown: Maxim Berezovsky
Unknown: Dmitri Bortniansky
Unknown: Mikola Usenko
Unknown: Mikola Leontovich
Unknown: Andrei Hnatishin
Unknown: Giuseppe Sarti
Unknown: Jacques Arcadelt
Unknown: Evgeni Stankovich.
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Unknown: Alfredo Catalan
Unknown: Ne Andro

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