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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Vlado Perlemuter (piano)
6.30 Vaughan Williams Piano Concerto Piers Lane (piano),
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
7.00 Beethoven Overture: Namesfeier
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.30 Hindemith Violin Concerto
David Oistrakh (violin),
London Symphony Orchestra, Paul Hindemith (conductor)
8.00 Tchaikovsky Elegie (Suite No 3) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Kirill Kondrashin
8.30 Arensky Elegie (Piano Trio No 1) Borodin Piano Trio


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Piano: Vlado Perlemuter
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Violin: David Oistrakh
Conductor: Paul Hindemith

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Live from the Dorking Halls in Surrey, to celebrate the Leith Hill Festival. With live music from pianist Freddy Kempf , the Dufay Collective, and the London
Adventist Chorale, conductor Ken Burton.


Pianist: Freddy Kempf
Conductor: Ken Burton.

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett finds out how ENO Works has helped composer David Sawer bring his new opera From Morning to Midnight to the stage. Plus a report from Venice on whether La Fenice will ever rise again from the ashes.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: David Sawer

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. Paul Lewis (piano)
Beethoven Variations in C on a waltz by Diabelli, Op 120 (R)


Piano: Paul Lewis

: BBC Legends

Rudolf Serkin. Piers Lane looks at the legacy of pianist Rudolf Serkin in the BBC archive. He was a frequent visitor to Britain, and his interpretations of Mozart and Beethoven were widely praised, as were his appearances as a chamber musician. He was also an influential teacher.


Unknown: Rudolf Serkin.
Pianist: Rudolf Serkin

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Music Restored

A chance to hear recent highlights from the regular early music series. This week Lucie Skeaping introduces the first of two programmes entitled Dido Laments: music inspired by the tragic Queen of Carthage, including Purcell's famous lament and cantatas by Blamont and Monteclair, performed by soprano Rachel Elliott and members of New Chamber
Opera, directed by Gary Cooper.


Soprano: Rachel Elliott
Directed By: Gary Cooper.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson explores Prokofiev's
Symphony No 5 with the help of specially recorded musical examples played by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Andrea Quinn. See Friday2pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Andrea Quinn.

: Sunday Feature: Giacometti and theMuseum of Humanity

Joe Kerr revisits the life of sculptor Alberto Giacometti on the centenary of his birth. At the height of Giacometti's fame in the fifties, his stick-men sculptures were celebrated around the world as a defining image of the human condition. Today, they stand in almost every national art gallery around the globe. Do they still project a timeless and universal message about human life?


Unknown: Joe Kerr
Unknown: Alberto Giacometti

: Sunday Play: An Experiment with an Air Pump

By Shelagh Stephenson.
A psychological thriller set on the eve of a new century in 1799, in the house of scientist and political radical, Joseph Fenwick. The play probes the moral political certainties central to our history over the last two centuries and wryly questions our continually evolving imperatives as we enter the new millennium.


Writer: Shelagh Stephenson
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Susannah Fenwick: Lindsay Duncan
Joseph Fenwick: Tim Piggot Smith
Peter Mark Roget: Simon Russell Beale
Armstrong: Tim McInnerny
Maria Fenwick: Amanda Root
Harriet Fenwick: Rebecca Saire
Isobel Bridie: Pauline Lockart

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces a concert given in Dorking, Surrey by the BBC Singers and harpist Sioned Williams, conducted by James Morgan.
Walton Cantico del Sole
Poulenc Petites Prieres de Saint Francois d'Assise
Lassus Veni in Hortum meum; Ave Verum Corpus; Timor et Tremor
Danlel-Lesur Le Cantique des Cantiques Tippett Dance, Clarion Air
Malcolm Hawkins Rosamundi ; Irisjubal Grace Williams Hiraeth for solo harp
William Mathias Improvisations for solo harp
Three Madrigals from "The Triumphs of Oriana"
Morley Hard by a Crystal Fountain Cavendish Come Gentle Swains
Weelkes As Vesta Was from Latmos Hill
Britten Choral Masque (Gloriana) Daniel Auchincloss (tenor)


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Conducted By: James Morgan.
Unknown: Malcolm Hawkins Rosamundi
Harp: William Mathias Improvisations
Unknown: Morley Hard
Tenor: Daniel Auchincloss

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Dance music from Aaron Copland : the ballet score Billy the Kid, plus two orchestral showstoppers.
BBC SO, conductor Leonard Slatkin Copland El Salon Mexico Suite: Billy the Kid Danzon Cubano


Unknown: Aaron Copland
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell are joined in the studio by ex-Talking Head David Byrne to discuss his new album Look into the Eyeball. " had been wondering if there might be a way to include the warm, lyrical, beautiful, emotional sounds and associations of strings and orchestrated parts with groove music and beats for the body," says Byrne. "I want to make people dance and cry at the same time."


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: David Byrne

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Jan van Gilse Concert Overture in C minor
12.20 Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066
12.45 Strauss Falke , Falke, du
Wiedergefundener (Die Frau ohne Schatten)
1.00 A concert given by the BBC Singers conducted by Stephen Cleobury at last year's Canterbury Festival as part of the 600th anniversary of Geoffrey Chaucer Robert Hacomplaynt Salve Regina John Browne 0 Maria Salvatoris Mater Robert Wilkinson Salve Regina Alessandro
Striggio Ecce Beatam Lucem Josquin Qui Habitat in Adjutorio Altissimi Ockeghem Dec Gratias Tallis Spem in Alium
2.15 Weiss Partita in D minor
2.30 Beethoven String Quartet in E minor. Op 59 No 2 (Rasumovsky)
3.10 Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat
3.35 Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme ofCorelli
3.55 Uszt Tasso
4.20 J Strauss (son) Treasure Waltzes
4.35 Armas Jamefelt Korsholm
5.00 Purcell Begin the Song, and Strike the Living Lyre
5.10 CPE Bach Quartet in D, Wq94
5.25 Liszt Mazeppa
5.40 Leevi Madetoja Concert Overture, Op 7
5.50 Verdi 0 Padre Nostro


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Jan van Gilse
Unknown: Strauss Falke
Conducted By: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Geoffrey Chaucer
Unknown: Salve Regina John
Unknown: Mater Robert
Unknown: Regina Alessandro
Unknown: Adjutorio Altissimi Ockeghem
Unknown: Tallis Spem
Unknown: Weiss Partita

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