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: Morning on 3

With Edward Seckerson.
Thomas Erskine , Earl of Kelly
Periodical Overture No 17 in E flat
6.10 Chopin Ballade in A flat, Op 4
7.00 Scarlatti Sonata in G, Kk201
7.35 Bloch Schelomo for cello and orchestra
8.00 Michael Torke Javelin
8.20 Rachmaninov Cello Sonata in G minor (finale)


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Unknown: Thomas Erskine
Unknown: Chopin Ballade
Unknown: Scarlatti Sonata
Unknown: Michael Torke

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Walton March from "The History of the English Speaking Peoples
Philharmonia, conductor David Willcocks
9.05 Vaughan Williams Three
Shakespeare Songs Holst Singers, conductor Stephen Layton
9.15 Bach, transcr Saint-Saens Overture (Cantata No 29) Risto Lauriala (piano)
9.20 Berio Ritirata Notturna di Madrid
(after Boccherini) London Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
9.25 Anon Non E Gran Causa
New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
9.35 Falla Dance at the End of the Day; Intermezzo (El Amor Brujo)
Aquarius, conductor Nicholas Cleobury
9.50 Bebey/Ralarrto The Magic Box; Omby John Williams (guitar),
Richard Harvey (Malagasy flute)
9.55 Gounod Judex (Mors et Vita)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
10.00 Handel Gloria Emma Kirkby(soprano) Royal Academy of Music Baroque
Orchestra, conductor Laurence Cummings
10.20 Stephen Frost Bassoon Concerto (1st mvt) Sigyn Birkeland (bassoon) Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tony Harrison
10.25 Liszt Valse Impromptu Jorge Bolet (piano)
10.30 Wagner Overture: Rule Britannia Hong Kong PO, conductor Varujan Kojian
10.45 Purcell King Arthur (Act 5)
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
11.00 lbert Bute Concerto
Susan Milan, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
11.30 Ame Symphony No 4 in C minor
Hanover Band, conductor Graham Lea-Cox
11.40 Saint-Saens Le Carnaval des
Animaux Brian Kay (narrator),
Kathryn Stott and Piers Lane (pianos), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth


Conductor: David Willcocks
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Piano: Risto Lauriala
Piano: Berio Ritirata Notturna
Director: Philip Pickett
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Guitar: John Williams
Guitar: Richard Harvey
Conductor: Charles Groves
Conductor: Laurence Cummings
Bassoon: Stephen Frost
Conductor: Tony Harrison
Piano: Jorge Bolet
Conductor: Varujan Kojian
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Graham Lea-Cox
Narrator: Animaux Brian Kay
Narrator: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett looks back to the pioneering fusion band Shakti, plus a report on why today's composers want to abandon the concert hall.


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.
Philip Langridge (tenor), David Owen Norris (piano)
Duparc L 'Invitation au Voyage; Lamento; Le Manoirde Rosamonde
Poulenc C; PriezpourPaix; Le Retourdu Sergent
Bax Far in a Western Brookland; In the Morning; Carrey Clavel Britten Winter Words


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Tenor: David Owen
Unknown: Retourdu Sergent
Unknown: Bax Far
Unknown: Carrey Clavel

: BBC Legends

David Munrow
Stephen Johnson presents the first of two programmes featuring BBC archive recordings by the early music pioneer and broadcaster David Munrow. Today he reflects on Munrow as virtuoso recorder player, with performances of music by Handel and Telemann. There are also extracts of a studio portrait of Munrow's Early Music Consort in its first year.


Unknown: David Munrow
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: David Munrow.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Music Restored

The Art of Baroque Violin Recent highlights from the early music series. Andrew Manze looks at some of the national differences in styles of playing
Baroque violin. 3:France and Belgium.


Unknown: Andrew Manze

: Discovering Music

David Fanning tackles one of the most famous symphonies in the repertoire, Mozart's Symphony No 40 in G minor, using specially recorded examples from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

: Sunday Feature: The Romantic Road

A journey through the literatures of Europe. 4: Hungary. Julian Evans discusses the early 20th-century Hungarian poet and novelist Dezso Kostolanyi with Peter Esterhazy , Magda Szabo and Gyorgy Spiro in Budapest and Andras Forgach and Peter Zilahy in the rural south west of the country.


Unknown: Dezso Kostolanyi
Unknown: Peter Esterhazy
Unknown: Magda Szabo
Unknown: Gyorgy Spiro
Unknown: Andras Forgach
Unknown: Peter Zilahy

: Sunday Play: Wit

By Margaret Edson , adapted for radio by Judith Adams. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama, Wit asks profound questions about the value of life in the face of death.
When a brilliant scholar discovers that she has cancer, she is forced to learn about new things: wit, compassion and, finally, death.
Director Gaynor Macfartane


Unknown: Margaret Edson
Unknown: Judith Adams.
Director: Gaynor MacFartane
Professor Vivian Bearing: Nancy Crane
Technician: Jasmine Hyde
Student: Jasmine Hyde
Clinical Fellow: Jasmine Hyde
Doctor Harvey Kelikian: John McGlynn
Mr Bearing: Stuart Milligan
Code Team Head: Stuart Milligan
Professor Ashford: Margaret Robertson
Jason Posner: John Sharian
Technician: Adam Sims
Student: Adam Sims
Clinical Fellow: Adam Sims
Susie Monahan: Tracy Wiles

: Choirworks

A Garland for Linda. A sequence of works commemoratingthe life of Linda McCartney. The Joyful Company of Singers, under Peter Broadbent , are introduced by Paul Guinery. Vaughan Williams Silence and Music A Garland for Linda:
JohnTavener PrayerfortheHealingof the Sick Judith Bingham Water Lilies
John Rutter Musica Dei Donum David Matthews The Doorway of the Dawn
Paul McCartney (arr John Harle) Nova Roxanna Panufnik / Dream 'd
Michael Berkeley Farewell
Giles Swayne The Flight of the Swan
Richard Rodney Bennett A Good-night (Revised rpt)


Unknown: Linda McCartney.
Unknown: Peter Broadbent
Introduced By: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Judith Bingham
Unknown: John Rutter
Unknown: David Matthews
Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: Roxanna Panufnik
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Giles Swayne
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett

: Visions

Rosemary Hardy (soprano), Peter Hill and Benjamin Frith (pianos). Delbos Primevere
Ravel Histoires Naturelles
Emmanuel Chansons Bourguignonnes Messiaen Chants de Terre et de Ciel; Vision de Amen


Soprano: Rosemary Hardy
Soprano: Peter Hill
Pianos: Benjamin Frith

: Mixing It

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


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. MeingosusRottach
Sanctus 12.15 Brahms 11 Zigeunerlieder, Op 103 12.35 Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K314a 1.00 Choral and organ music recorded at the 12th International
Bodensee Festival last year. Works by Bemhard Wahl , Justinus Knecht and Bach, plus Meingosus Gaelle 's Stabat Mater.
2.10 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 10 No 12.35 Schoeck Violin Concerto in B flat. Op 21 (Quasi una Fantasia) 3.10 Schoenberg Pelleas und Melisande3.50 Frank Martin , orch Ansermet Ballade
4.00 Biber Scordatura Sonata 4.15 Byrd 0 Lord, How Vain 4.35 Prokofiev Three
Dances (Romeo and Juliet) 4.50 Liszt St Francois de Paule Walking on the Water
(Legendes) 5.00 Vivaldi Cello Concerto in E minor, RV409 5.15 Gustav Lange Blumenlied , Op. 39 5.30 Telemann
Concerto in D for transverse flute, strings and continuo 5.45 Franck 11 miniatures


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Bemhard Wahl
Unknown: Justinus Knecht
Unknown: Meingosus Gaelle
Unknown: Stabat Mater.
Unknown: Schoenberg Pelleas
Unknown: Frank Martin
Unknown: Ansermet Ballade
Unknown: Lange Blumenlied

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