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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Palestrina Magnificat for 8 voices Choirof New College, Oxford, conductor Edward Higginbottom
6.15 Berlioz Harold in Italy Laurent Verney (viola), Bastille Opera
Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung
7.00 Uapunov Solemn Overture on Russian themes USSR Academic SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
7.30 Glinka Grand Sextet in E flat
Russian National SO Soloists Ensemble
8.00 John Williams Born on the Fourth of July Boston Pops Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
8.30 Howells Motet: Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, conductor Christopher Robinson


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom
Viola: Italy Laurent Verney
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Unknown: John Williams Born
Conductor: Christopher Robinson

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Chadwick Jubilee (Symphonic Sketches)
9.10 Bach Capriccio in E, BWV993
9.15 Trad, arr Kozlov Kalinka
9.20 Fasch Concerto in D for two trumpets, two horns, two oboes, bassoon and strings
9.30 Wolf Italian Serenade
9.40 Tallis Spem in Alium
9.50 Arensky Suite No 1 for two pianos, Op 15
10.05 Milhaud Scaramouche
10.15 Leoncavallo Introduction and Prologue (I Pagliacci)
10.25 Susato Galliardes (The Dansereye)
10.35 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
10.50 Rimsky-Korsakov Rondo (Quintet in B flat)
11.00 Auber Overture: Marco Spada
11.10 Beethoven An die Feme Geliebte , Op 98
11.30 Finzi Three short elegies, Op 5
11.40 Musorgsky, arr Leonard Pictures from an Exhibition


Unknown: Bach Capriccio
Unknown: Kozlov Kalinka
Unknown: Tallis Spem
Unknown: Milhaud Scaramouche
Unknown: Vaughan Williams Fantasia
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Rondo
Unknown: Marco Spada
Unknown: Feme Geliebte
Unknown: Leonard Pictures

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett previews Theatre de
Complicite's The Noise of Time, a multimedia journey outlining the life and times of Shostakovich, and asks whether the new Digital Classical Television channel will be the saviour of classical music on TV.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London, presented by Fiona Talkington. Louis Lortie (piano)
Schumann Bunte Blatter , Op 99 Brahms Variations on a theme of Schumann, Op 9(R)


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Louis Lortie
Piano: Schumann Bunte Blatter

: BBC Legends

John Shirley-Quirk . Hilary Finch explores recordings of English music made by baritone John Shirley-Quirk , including a 1963 performance of Delius's Sea Drift with the BBC Choral Society and Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rudolf Kempe.


Unknown: John Shirley-Quirk
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk
Conducted By: Rudolf Kempe.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Music Restored

The Art of Baroque Violin
Highlights from the early music series.
Andrew Manze looks at national differences in styles of playing baroque violin.
2: Germany. Featuring violinists Reinhardt Goebel , Manfred Kramer and Gottfried von der Goltz playing music by Bach, David Petersen and Zavateri. (R)


Unknown: Andrew Manze
Violinists: Reinhardt Goebel
Violinists: Manfred Kramer
Violinists: Gottfried von Der Goltz
Unknown: David Petersen

: Discovering Music

In a special edition Stephen Johnson turns his attention to the world of song with the help of musical examples performed by James Rutherford (bass-baritone) and Simon Lepper (piano).
Schubert Wer Nie Sein Brot , D480 (Harfenspielerlll)
Wolf Wer Nie Sein Brot
Britten The Trees They Grow So High (Folk Songs, Vol 1 No 5)


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Piano: Simon Lepper
Piano: Schubert Wer Nie Sein Brot
Unknown: Wolf Wer Nie Sein Brot

: Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

In an era when minimalism and simplicity seem to be the most popular movements in contemporary music, Harrison Birtwistle continues to follow an uncompromising, modernist path. His music, both instrumental and operatic, is inherently theatrical, sometimes violent, and often lyrical. In recent years his output has been considerable, boosted by a number of international commissions. John Tusa talks to Birtwistle as the composer works on an orchestral piece for the Cleveland Orchestra and an opera for Covent Garden.


Presenter: John Tusa
Guest: Harrison Birtwistle

: Sunday Play: Laughter When We'reDead

By Sean O'Brien. A fast, funny and frightening 21st-century Jacobean revenge tragedy set in the violent, corrupt and sexually driven world of contemporary politics. It's conference time on Tyneside before an autumn election and the Labour government is on the ropes.
Music composed by Keith Morris and performed by Keith Morris. Wendy Brown , Graham Hardy and Dave Borthwick. Director Melanie Harris


Unknown: Sean O'Brien.
Composed By: Keith Morris
Unknown: Keith Morris.
Unknown: Wendy Brown
Unknown: Graham Hardy
Unknown: Dave Borthwick.
Director: Melanie Harris
James Jackson: Deka Walmsley
William Farr: Gavin Muir
Elizabeth Jackson: Charlie Hardwick
Miranda: Sasha Pick
Bobby Brammer: Michael Hodgeson
Gregor Glass: Donald McBride
Daisy Gates: Suzy Cooper
Denise: Grace Stillgrove
Heavy: Joe Caffrey

: Choirworks

Rachmaninov's All Night Vigil
Paul Guinery presents a performance of Rachmaninov's sacred masterpiece given in Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.
Rachmaninov's highly evocative music sets the complete Vigil services in the Russian Orthodox tradition, including the NturgyforVespers.
Judith Harris (mezzo),
Robert Johnston (tenor), BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Rachmaninov All Night Vigil, Op 3 (R)


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Judith Harris
Tenor: Robert Johnston
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Conductor Grant Llewellyn Huw Watkins Sinfonietta
Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone)
Holloway Scenes from Schumann


Baritone: Jeremy Huw Williams

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a show recorded last week at Ocean 2 in Hackney, London, featuring psychedelic four-piece Simian, DJ/producer/samplist Neotropic appearing with a live band, and acclaimed new vocalist Anja Garbarek.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Bo Holten There 's a Time for Everything
12.15 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military)
12.40 Ernst Unko Piano Concerto No 2
1.00 A concert given in Copenhagen last year by the Danish National Radio Chorus conducted by Stefan Parkman.
Bo Holten In Nomine Per Norgard Flos ut Rosa floru/t Lars Edlund Gloria Hanne
Orvad Kornell Hans Gefors Minnesgard Buxtehude Missa Brevis, BuxWV114
Bach Motet: Jesu Meine Freude, BWV227
2.10 Alexina Louie Songs of Paradise
2.25 Spohr Fantasia in C minor, Op 53
2.35 Ravel String Quartet in F
3.10 Mahler Symphony No 5
4.20 Rosenmuller Sinfonia Quinta
4.30 Johan Wagenaar Frithjof's Meerfahrt, Op 5
4.50 Glinka Kamarinskaya
5.05 Per Norgard Gaudet Mater
5.20 Satie La Belle Excentrique (Fantaisie Serieuse)
5.30 Pekiel Missa senza le Cerimonie
5.40 Hans Gal Serenade, Op 46


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bo Holten
Conducted By: Stefan Parkman.

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