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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Kuhnau Tristis EstAnima Mea
6.30 Handel Laudate Pueri Dominum
7.10 Langgaard Carl Nielsen , Our Great Composer
7.40 Suk Towards a New Life
8.00 Grieg Symphonic Dance No 2 in A
8.20 Harty In the Antrim Hills (An Irish Symphony)


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Unknown: Kuhnau Tristis Estanima
Unknown: Langgaard Carl Nielsen

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Offenbach Overture: La Grande-Duchesse de Gerolstein
9.10 Debussy Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
9.15 Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux
Op 39, Nos 3-4
9.25 Heinichen Concerto in F
9.40 Mendelssohn / Would that My Love; Greeting
9.45 Rubbra A Tribute
9.50 Byrd Ye Sacred Muses
9.55 Rutter Suite for Strings
10.10 Handel L 'Allegro (closingscene, part 1)
10.25 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
10.45 Locke Suite No 1 for His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
10.55 Mozart String Quartet in C, K465 (Dissonance)
11.25 Offenbach Entracte; Messieurs.... Belle Nuit (Tales of Hoffman)
11.35 Strauss, transcr Prihoda Waltzes from "DerRosenkavalier"
11.50 Walton Variations on a Theme by Hindemith


Unknown: Rutter Suite
Unknown: Prihoda Waltzes

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett observes composer
Julian Anderson and choreographer Mark Baldwin as they work on their new ballet The Bird Sings with Its Fingers, and looks at the exam aid that critics say will produce a generation of robot musicians. See Work in Progress Mon-Fri 10am


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Julian Anderson
Unknown: Mark Baldwin

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Humphrey Burton introduces a recital given by the distinguished pianist MitsukoUchida at London's Royal Festival Hall last month. Schubert Sonata in A minor, D537; Moments Musicaux, D780
Debussy Ondine (Preludes, Book 2); Voiles; La Cathédrale Engloutie (Preludes, Book 1) Chopin Sonata in B flat minor, Op35
Producer Adam Gatehouse. Mitsuko Uchida also appears in MorningPerformance, Monday-Friday 11.30am


Introduces: Humphrey Burton
Producer: Adam Gatehouse.
Producer: Mitsuko Uchida

: BBC Legends

George Malcolm
From the second half of the last century George Malcolm became one of Britain's best known harpsichordists. A pioneer in the revival of early music, he was also a natural communicator and made many radio broadcasts. Simon Heighes looks back on Malcolm's careerwith a sequence of recordings from the BBC Archives featuring music by D Scarlatti, Arne, Couperin, Bach and Purcell.


Unknown: George Malcolm
Unknown: George Malcolm
Unknown: Simon Heighes

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson explores Mahler's
Symphony No 1 with the help of specially recorded musical examples played by the BBC Philharmonic under Andre de Ridder.
Producer Michael Surcombe. See also Friday 7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Andre de Ridder.
Producer: Michael Surcombe.

: Performing Verdi

Rodney Milnes talks to Josephine Barstow about the demanding role of Amelia in Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, an opera inspired by the assassination of the 18th-century Swedish KingGustavus III. The musical excerpts are taken from the famous 1989 Vienna State Opera recording made shortly before his death by Herbert von Karajan , with Josephine Barstow as Amelia and Placido Domingo as the doomed count.


Talks: Rodney Milnes
Unknown: Josephine Barstow
Unknown: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Josephine Barstow
Unknown: Placido Domingo

: Sunday Feature:Dylan among the Poets

Bob Dylan will be 60 on 24 May- quite an age in the pop world, yet his new work is as individual as the classic songs from his youth, like Subterranean Homesick Blues or Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands. For Christopher Ricks , he is one of the greatest artists alive today and, listening closely to songs throughout Dylan's career, he puts him - as Dylan's pseudo-rival John Keats hoped to be - "among the poets".


Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Christopher Ricks
Unknown: John Keats

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: Mary Queen of ScotsGot Her Head Chopped Off

By Liz Lochhead. When the play was premiered during the 1987 Edinburgh festival, Scots poet and playwright
Liz Lochhead won international recognition for this darkly comic and uncompromisingly honest portrayal of the life and times of one of the most significant figures in Scottish history. Acclaimed as Lockhead's best dramatic work, the play invites us to look at the legacy of Mary in Scotland viewed through the beady, dour and sagacious eyes of Corbie - the carrion crow who is Mary's unseen attendant through life and death.
Music composed by Anne Wood and performed by Anne Wood and Keith Thompson. Producer Catherine Bailey Director Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Liz Lochhead.
Unknown: Liz Lochhead
Composed By: Anne Wood
Unknown: Anne Wood
Unknown: Keith Thompson.
Producer: Catherine Bailey
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Corbie: Myra McFadyen
Mary, Queen of Scots/Marian: Gerda Stevenson
Elizabeth the First/Bessie: Slobhan Redmond
John Knox: Bill Paterson
James Hepburn of Boswell: John Kazek
Henry, Lord Darnley: Daniel Brocklebank
Riccio/Second mummer: Forbes Masson
Leader ofthe mummers: Jon Glover
Jock Tamson's bairns: Iris Fraser,
Jock Tamson's bairns: Billy Purnell,
Jock Tamson's bairns: Mark Robertson,
Jock Tamson's bairns: Hannah Skilling
Jock Tamson's bairns: Greg Willis
Jock Tamson's bairns: Ashley Wright

: Choirworks

The Promised Land
Paul Guinery introduces a concert given last month in Llandaff Cathderal, featuring three French choral rarities. Saint-Saens's oratorio about the plight of the Israelites during their flight from Egypt and Roussel's English setting of Psalm 80 are preceded by Debussy's Prix de Rome entry of 1882. Mary Plazas (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo), Paul Agnew (tenor),
Roderick Williams (baritone), BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Debussy Le Printemps
Roussel Psalm 80, Op 37
Saint-Saens The Promised Land


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Soprano: Pamela Helen
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Baritone: Roderick Williams
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: World Routes

Lucy Duran is joined for an exclusive studio session by members of the world famous Afro-Cuban All Stars, currently touring the UK. There's a chance to hear one of the greatest exponents of Afro-Cuban singing, Felix Baloy , and an interview with Juan de Marcos Gonzalez - founder of the Al Stars and mastermind behind the Buena Vista
Social Club.


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Felix Baloy
Unknown: Al Stars

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

A concert of contrasting 20th-century music from Wales, America and Japan, recorded last year as part of a lunchtime series at St David's Hall, Cardiff. BBCNOW, conductor Charles Hazlewood
Joan Tower For the Uncommon Woman
Hilary Tann From
Afar Takemitsu Toward the Sea II
Emily Beynon (flute), Catherine Beynon (harp) Copland Appalachian Spring (1945 version)


Conductor: Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: Hilary Tann
Unknown: Afar Takemitsu
Flute: Catherine Beynon

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Copland In the Beginning
Stravinsky Mass Prokofiev Cinderella: Suite No 1 Copland El Salon Mexico
Ginastera Malambo(Estancia, Op 8a) 2.20 Piazzolla Las Cuatro Estanciones Portenas
2.40 Adam Jarzebski Susanna Videns
2.50 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in E minor, Wq22 3.15 Schumann Symphony No 3 in flat (Rhenish) 3.50 Rudolf Tobias Piano
Sonatina No 1 in A flat 4.05 Pachelbel Aria Quinta 4.15 Kunzen Symphony in G minor
4.45 Rossini Overture: The Thieving Magpie
5.15 Mozart String Quartet in G, K156
5.25 Abel Symphony in C, Op 10 No 4
5.35 Byrd 0 Lord, How Vain 5.55 Prokofiev March (The Love for Three Oranges)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Rudolf Tobias
Unknown: Abel Symphony

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