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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Monteverdi Altri Canti di Marte
6.25 Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K333
7.00 Schubert Octet in F, D 72
7.30 Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66
8.10 Bernstein La Bonne Cuisine
8.45 Grainger To a Nordic Princess


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Unknown: Bernstein La Bonne

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Purcell first and second musick (The Fairy Queen)
9.10 Mendelssohn, transcr
Rachmaninov Scherzo (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
9.15 Grainger A Lincolnshire Posy
9.30 Anon Sumerls Icumen In
9.35 Uadov Polonaise in memory of Pushkin
9.45 Stelbelt Piano Sonata for four hands
9.50 Francaix L 'Horloge de Flore
10.10 Charpentler Kyrie (Messe de Minuit pour Noel)
10.15 Lanner Die Schonbrunner , Op 200
10.20 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109
10.45 Howells Hymn for St Cecilia
10.50 Dukas La Péri
11.10 Vivaldi, arr Berend Concerto in C, RV425
11.20 Weber Andante e Rondo Ungarese, Op 35


Unknown: Uadov Polonaise
Unknown: Lanner Die Schonbrunner
Unknown: Weber Andante

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett celebrates the centenary of Universal Edition, the publishing house that rapidly found itself at the forefront of European musical developments, publishing composers from Mahler and Janacekto Boulez , Stockhausen and Birtwistle. And pianist Susan Tomes reflects on "passing the time with music".


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Janacekto Boulez
Pianist: Susan Tomes

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's song recital from the Wigmore Hall, London, in which soprano Felicity Lott and pianist
Graham Johnson perform works by Loewe, Oskar Straus , Satie, Yvain, Warlock and Walton. Presented by Fiona Talkington. (R)


Soprano: Felicity Lott
Pianist: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Oskar Straus
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: BBC Legends

Alexander Gibson
In another programme on the famous conductor, Stephen Johnson focuses on Gibson's creation of an opera company for Scotland and his promotion of new music with the Scottish National
Orchestra, including works by Alun Hoddinott and Thomas Wilson.


Unknown: Alexander Gibson
Conductor: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Alun Hoddinott
Unknown: Thomas Wilson.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Music Restored

The Art of Baroque Violin
A chance to hear recent highlights from the regular early music series. In the first of four programmes Andrew Manze takes a look at some of the national differences in styles of playing baroque violin.
1:Italy.Featuring violinists Fabio Biondi ,
Enrico Gatti and Giulio Carmignola playing music by Viviani, Locatelli and Vivaldi. (R)


Unknown: Andrew Manze
Violinists: Fabio Biondi
Violinists: Enrico Gatti
Violinists: Giulio Carmignola

: Discovering Music

David Fanning explores Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B minor, using specially recorded musical examples performed by cellist Liwei Qin with the BBC National Orchestra Of Wales. See Wednesday 7.30pm


Unknown: Liwei Qin

: Sunday Feature: Milosz'sABC

At the end of this week the Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz will be 90. One of the great figures of 20th-century literature, Milosz was born in the countryside of Lithuania before the Russian Revolution and witnessed the destruction of Warsaw in the Second World War. After the war he left Poland to begin a new life as an exile, first in France and then in California, only returning afterwinning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980. The programme mimics the ABC form of Milosz's recent memoirs to provide an alphabetical profile of his life and work, which includes novels and books of essays such as The Captive Mind- one of the classic accounts of an intellectual's struggle with communism. Milosz provides the guide to his own life in interviews conducted forthe programme, together with contributions from Seamus Heaney , Helen Vendler , Tomas Venclova , Adam Zagakewski and from otherfriends and colleagues.


Unknown: Czeslaw Milosz
Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Unknown: Helen Vendler
Unknown: Tomas Venclova
Unknown: Adam Zagakewski

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces the American premiere of a choral work by British composer Judith Bingham. Inspired by photographs taken from the Hubble telescope, Otherworld was commissioned jointly by the Three Choirs Festival and the Plymouth Music Series of Minneapolis. Bingham Otherworld
St Olaf Choir, Chorus and Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series, conductor Philip Brunelle
GyorgyOrban Mundi Renovatio Kenneth Jennings Prayer Eric Whitacre Water Night arr Moses Hogan My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord
St Olaf Choir , conductor Anton Armstrong Bingham Salt in the Blood
BBC Symphony Chorus, London Gabrieli Brass, conductor Stephen Jackson


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Judith Bingham.
Unknown: Moses Hogan
Conductor: St Olaf Choir
Conductor: Anton Armstrong
Conductor: Bingham Salt
Conductor: Stephen Jackson

: BBC Philharmonic

Conductor Peter Maxwell Davies
Maxwell Davies Strathclyde Concerto No 10 (Concerto for orchestra)


Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies

: Sunday Play: Voices from the Estate

A double bill of plays both set on the same housing estate.
1: Rita, Sue and Bob Too
By Andrea Dunbar. An extraordinary young playwright, Andrea Dunbar was a bright, fierce Iight that shone out of a tough Northern estate and made people laugh. Her play, set in the eighties, tells the no-holds-barred story of two teenage girls and their menage a trois with a married man.
2: A State Affair
Robin Soans's new work, set in 2000, is based on the real-life stories of the people who live today on the estate on which Rita, Sue and Bob Too is set, and the difficult lives they lead. Both plays deal with difficult subject matter, including sex, drugs and violence, in an explicit manner.
Director Max Stafford-Clark


Unknown: Andrea Dunbar.
Unknown: Andrea Dunbarwas
Unknown: Robin Soans
Unknown: Bob Too
Director: Max Stafford-Clark
Rita/Tina: Emily Aston
Sue/Lorraine: Emma Rydal
Bob/Paul: Matthew Wait
Dad/Peter: Ian Redford
Mum/Sue: Jane Wood
Sam/Dean: Gary Whitaker
Michelle/Natalie: Sally Rogers

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Igor Kuljeric
Toccata for vibraphone and piano
12.10 CPE Bach Sonata for two flutes, two clarinets and two french horns 12.35 Fran Lhotka Suite: Devil in the Village
1.00 Haydn Mass in B flat, HXXII 7 Mozart Missa Brevis in F, K192 1.50 Bach Sonata in G minor, BWV1001 2.05 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) 2.35 Piazzolla Prelude, Fugue and Divertimento
2.55 Wolf 8 Monke Lieder 3.20 Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25 4.00 Dowland Thou Mighty God; When David's s Life; When the Poore Criple (A Pilgrim 's Solace)4.15 Haydn
Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)
4.30 Cavalli Lauda Jerusalem (Psalm 147)
4.45 Durante Concerto per quartetto No 3 in E flat 5.05 Debussy Suite Bergamasque
5.25 Praetorius Meine Seele Erhebet Den
Herren (Deutsches Magnificat)
5.50 lbert Trois Pièces Breves


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Igor Kuljeric

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