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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Satie, arr Haan/Westerhof Gnossienne No Groningen Guitar Duo
6.15 Meyerbeer Clarinet Quintet Dieter Klocker (clarinet),
Philharmonia Quartet. Berlin
7.00 Butterworth The Banks of Green Willow Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Norman Del Mar
7.35 Liszt Pensees des Morts (Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses) PhilipThomson (piano)
8.00 Szymanowski Penthesilea Roma Owsinska (soprano),
Polish State Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Karol Stryja
8.30 Wolf Penthesilea Orchestre de Paris, conductor Daniel Barenboim


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Clarinet: Dieter Klocker
Unknown: Liszt Pensees
Conductor: Karol Stryja
Conductor: Wolf Penthesilea Orchestre
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg New York Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein
9.15 Bazzini La Ronde des Lutins
Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Marcel Gazelle (piano)
9.20 Samuel Wesley Symphony in D London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
9.45 J Strauss (son) Im Feuerstrom der Erben (Die Fledermaus) Soloists, Netherlands Opera Chorus, Royal
Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.00 Monteverdi Sonata sopra Sancta Maria (1610 Vespers)
London Oratory Junior Choir, His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.05 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No 2 BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
10.20 Haydn Divertimento in G Haydn Sinfonietta, Vienna
10.35 Cornelius Drei Psalmlieder
Polyphony, director Stephen Layton
10.40 Bach Prelude and Fugue in G Simon Preston (organ)
10.50 Elgar Nursery Suite
RLPO, conductor Charles Groves
11.20 Beethoven Six Bagatelles, Op 126 Alfred Brendel (piano)
11.50 Hindemith Symphonic
Metamorphosis on themes of Carl Maria von Weber Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell


Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Piano: Marcel Gazelle
Piano: Samuel Wesley Symphony
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Monteverdi Sonata
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Conductor: Haydn Divertimento
Unknown: Cornelius Drei Psalmlieder
Director: Stephen Layton
Director: Bach Prelude
Unknown: Simon Preston
Conductor: Charles Groves
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Carl Maria
Conductor: George Szell

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett examines how the wave of a magic marketing wand has turned a Salford factory worker into "
Russell Watson -the Voice" and invites Wagner's great granddaughterto help rattle some skeletons in the family cupboard.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Russell Watson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris de Souza introduces a recital given earlierthis month at London's Wigmore Hall. Beaux Arts Trio
Haydn Piano Trio in A, HXV18
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66
Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)


Introduces: Chris de Souza

: BBC Legends

Philip Jones. Anthony Burton looks back on the pioneering music-making of the trumpet-player Philip Jones and the way that his work was reflected by the BBC. The programme draws exclusively on recordings from the BBC archives.
Philip Jones is featured in the series of BBC Legends CDs available in shops now


Unknown: Philip Jones.
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Philip Jones
Unknown: Philip Jones

: Discovering Music

Anthony Payne explores Beethoven's
Symphony No 5 in C minor, using specially recorded examples from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales to explain its radical techniques and enduring power.
Producer Gautam Rangarajan. See also Wednesday


Unknown: Anthony Payne
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan.

: Performing Verdi

Another programme in a series celebrating the centenary of Giuseppe Verdi. Today opera critic Rodney Milnes talks to Thomas Allen , one of the world's leading Verdi interpreters. He recalls some thoughtful insights into the interpretation of the demanding baritone role of Germont, the father of Violetta's lover in La Traviata.


Unknown: Giuseppe Verdi.
Talks: Rodney Milnes
Unknown: Thomas Allen

: Sunday Feature: The Road to Ruin

French novelist Louis Ferdinand Celine made his name in the thirties with the novel Journey to the End of Night. During the occupation he sided with the Vichy regime and then fled to Germany just before the Normandy landings. His extraordinary journey across a bombed-out Europe is described in a hallucinatory way in his final trilogy of novels, Castle to Castle, North and Rigadoon, and is reconstructed here by Robert McNab. With Kenneth Cranham as Celine.


Unknown: Louis Ferdinand Celine
Unknown: Robert McNab.
Unknown: Kenneth Cranham

: Private Passions

Another chance to hear Michael Berkeley 's conversation with writer Patrick Gale , first broadcast last month. (R)


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Patrick Gale

: Sunday Play: Major Barbara

By George Bernard Shaw. Peter Hall directs Shaw's devastatingly witty comedy about the relationship between an arms trade millionaire and his Salvation
Army daughter.
Director Peter Hall. Producer Catherine Bailey (R)


Unknown: George Bernard Shaw.
Unknown: Peter Hall
Director: Peter Hall.
Producer: Catherine Bailey
Lady Undershaft: Anna Carteret
Stephen Undershaft: Crispin Bonham-Carter
Morrison/Snobby Price: Stephen Noonan
Barbara Undershaft: Jemma Redgrave
Sarah U ndershaft: Victoria Hasted
Charles Lomax: John Elmes
Adolphus Cusins: David Yelland
Andrew Undershaft: Peter Bowles
Rummy Mitchens: Angela Crow
Jenny Hill: Rebecca Saire
Peter Shirley: Richard Kane
Bill Walker/Bilton: Dickon Tyrrell
MrsBaines: Marty Cruickshank

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces a special anniversary performance of Verdi's
Requiem, given yesterday evening in St Mark's Basilica, Milan, where the work received its first performance in May 1874. Barbara Frittoli (soprano), Violeta Urmana (mezzo), Ramon Vargas (tenor),
Ferrucio Furlanetta (bass), Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, conductor Riccardo Muti Verdi Missa da Requiem


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Soprano: Barbara Frittoli
Soprano: Violeta Urmana
Tenor: Ramon Vargas
Tenor: Ferrucio Furlanetta
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Conductor: Verdi Missa

: World Routes

Lucy Duran is joined by Spanish radio presenter Lara Lopez for highlights from one of Spain's premier world music festivals, LaMardeMusicasinthe seaside town of Cartagena.


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Presenter: Lara Lopez

: Martin Roscoe

Liszt Piano Sonata in B minor (R)


Piano: Liszt Piano Sonata

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
A concert of choral music by Bemhard Lewkovitch given at Lystrup Church,
Jutland, in October 1999 by the Jutland
Chamber Choir under their musical director
Mogens Dahl.
2.00 Balakirev Tamara
2.20 Shostakovich Cello Sonata, Op 40
2.45 Wolf Morike Lieder (excerpts)
3.10 Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 2
3.40 Bourdon Elegiac Poem
3.55 Schoeck Zwei Klavierstucke , Op 29
4.10 Weber Wie Nahte MirderSchlummer - Leise, Leise (Der Freischiitz)
4.20 Mozart Violin Sonata in G, K301
4.35Schickhardt Concerto in G minor
4.50 Beethoven Rondo in C, Op 51 No 1
5.05 Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso , Op 28
5.15 Faure Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op 74
5.25 Groneman Rute Sonata in D
5.40 Weber Bassoon Concerto in F. Op 75


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Music By: Bemhard Lewkovitch
Director: Mogens Dahl.
Director: Balakirev Tamara
Unknown: Schoeck Zwei Klavierstucke
Unknown: Beethoven Rondo
Unknown: Rondo Capriccioso
Unknown: Groneman Rute Sonata

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