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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Delius Intermezzo (Fennimore and Gerda)
6.30 Leo Salve Regina
7.00 Hoist Brook Green Suite
7.30 Komgold Suite: Much Ado about Nothing
8.00Langlais Incantation pour un Jour Saint
8.40 Elgar At the Sepulchre; The Ascension (The Apostles)


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Unknown: Leo Salve Regina

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Boyce Symphony No 5 in D
9.10 Vaughan Williams Easter (Five Mystical Songs)
9.15 Bach Concerto in the Italian Style in F, BWV971
9.30 Rutland Boughton Three Folk Dances
9.45 Heinichen Concerto in G
10.00 Britten Five Waltzes
10.10 Debussy, orch Caplet Clairde Lune (Suite: Bergamasque)
10.15 Handel, orch Goossens Hallelujah ; / Know that My Redeemer Liveth; Since by Man Came Death (Messiah)
10.30 Haydn Symphony No 30 in C (Alleluja)
10.45 Harty Fantasy -In Ireland for flute and harp
10.55 Walton Facade (excerpts)
11.00 Tallis 0 Lord, in Thee Is All My Trust
11.05 Krommer Sinfonia Concertante in Eflat
11.40 Satie Gymnopedies: Nos 1-3
11.50 Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture


Unknown: Caplet Clairde Lune
Unknown: Goossens Hallelujah

: Music Matters - Rome Special

On Easter Sunday Rome is a focus of world attention. In a special edition of the programme, Ivan Hewett visits the Eternal City to hear about their brand new concert hall, about the State of the Rome Opera and about Italian music funding. He also penetrates the Vatican cellars in search of lost musical treasures.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

In the final concert from London's Temple Church, the Choir of the Temple Church is directed by Stephen Layton and joined by organist James Vivian in a special programme for Easter.
Vaughan Williams Rise, Heart; thy Lord is Risen (Five Mystical Songs)
Toumemire Victimae Paschali
Finzi Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice Byrd Te Deum (Great Service)
Langlais Incantation pour un Jour Saint Byrd Haec dies


Directed By: Stephen Layton
Organist: James Vivian
Songs: Toumemire Victimae Paschali

: BBC Legends

Jacqueline Du Pre. Hilary Rnch explores the legacy of Jacqueline Du Pre in the BBC archive, including music from her first television broadcast, extracts from a 1979 masterclass on the Elgar cello concerto and a complete performance of Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B minor, with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
Orchestra, conducted by Charles Groves.


Unknown: Jacqueline du Pre.
Unknown: Hilary Rnch
Unknown: Jacqueline du Pre
Conducted By: Charles Groves.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Music Restored

In the first of a series featuring some of the best from Radio 3's early music slot, Lucie Skeapingtalks to Andrew Manze about Corelli's groundbreaking Op 5 Violin
Sonatas. Andrew Manze also performs some of them with harpsichordist John Toll.


Unknown: Lucie Skeapingtalks
Unknown: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Andrew Manze
Harpsichordist: John Toll.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson explores Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony No 2, with specially recorded musical examples played by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Andrea Quinn.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Andrea Quinn.

: Sunday Feature: The Towns that FrankBuilt

Susan Marling travelsto Bilbao, Seattle and Los Angeles to celebrate the work of architect Frank Gehry. After 50 years in the business, Gehrytalks about the late flowering of his career.


Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Frank Gehry.

: Sunday Play: Baltasar and Blimunda

A dramatisation by John Clifford of Memorial do Convento by the Portuguese writer Jose Saramago, winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature. A beguiling and soaringly imaginative blend of realism and fantasy, it is set in early 18th-century Portugal during the reign of King Juao V. As the fires of the Inquisition burn, a ragged one-armed soldier falls in love with a young woman who has the gift - or curse - of being able to look deep within the bodies of those around her. Meanwhile, a priest is building a flying machine powered by amber, sunlight, and human wills caught in bottles. And the composer Domenico Scarlatti dreams of playing his harpsichord when the machine flies through the air....
Director Patrick Rayner


Unknown: John Clifford
Unknown: Jose Saramago
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti
Director: Patrick Rayner
Baltasar: Liam Brennigan
Blimunda: Katherine Igoe
Padre Bartolomeu: John Paul Hurley
Scarlatti: Richard Greenwood
The King: Jamie Newall
The Queen: Emma Currie
Sebastiana: Joanna Tope
The Inquisitor: James Bryce

: Choirworks

A performance of Rachmaninov's Liturgy of St John Chrysostom , given by the Latvian Radio Chorus in Riga Cathedral.
This work is framed by two Easter motets, one by Sven-David Sandstrom , Sweden's foremost composer of choral music, and the other a transcription for unaccompanied voices of the final movement of Messiaen's Quarter for the End of Time. Both were recorded last
November in St Paul 's Hall, Huddersfield, during last year's contemporary music festival. Presented by Paul Guinery. Latvian Radio Choir, conductor Sigvards Klava
Sven-David Sandstrom Es 1st Genug Rachmaninov Liturgy of St John Chrysostom , Op 31
Messiaen Louange a l'Immortalité de Jesus (Quartet for the End of Time)


Unknown: John Chrysostom
Unknown: Sven-David Sandstrom
Unknown: St Paul
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Conductor: Sigvards Klava
Conductor: Sven-David Sandstrom
Unknown: John Chrysostom

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Susanna Malkki
Thorn Petty Neuroleptic (BBC commission: first performance) HaUgrimsson Still Life
Hillborg Celestial Mechanics Ruders Corpus cum Figuris


Conductor: Susanna Malkki

: World Routes

In the final World Routes before the programme moves to its new Saturday slot, Lucy Duran is joined for one last time by Andy Kershaw (before he starts his new Friday show) for a review of new CDs of world music. From next week World
Routes moves to Saturday at 1pm.


Presenter: Lucy Duran
Guest: Andy Kershaw

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Chopin Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 4 7
12.10am Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44 12.40 Liszt Les Préludes
1.00 CPE Bach Die Auferstehung und
HimmelfahrtJesu, Wq240 2.15 Brahms Chorale Preludes, Op 122 2.45 Eustache de Caurroy Eight Fantasias 3.05 Marais La Sonnerie de Sainte-Genevieve du Mont de Paris 3.20 Bach Chaconne (Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1004) 3.35 Joaquin Nin Seguida Espanola 3.45 Busoni Funf
Kurze Stucke zurPflege des Polyphonen Spiels 4.05 Tchaikovsky Fantasy
Overture: Romeo and Juliet 4.25 Delibes
Bell Song (Lakme) 4.35 Gaubert Pour un Clair Matin (Trois Aquarelles) 4.50
Debussy Hommage a Rameau (Images)
5.00 Gaspard Fritz Violin Sonata, Op 2 No 4 5.10 Mozart Symphony No 5 in B flat, K22 5.25 Uszt Valse-Caprice on themes from Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor "
5.35 CPE Bach Flute Sonata in A minor,
Wql28 5.45 Bach Harpsichord Concerto No4inA,BWV1055


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Liszt Les
Unknown: Busoni Funf
Unknown: Kurze Stucke
Unknown: Clair Matin
Violin: Gaspard Fritz
Unknown: Uszt Valse-Caprice
Unknown: Lucia Di Lammermoor

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