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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Ravel Pavane pour une Infante Défunte Joanna MacGregor (piano)
6.40 Haydn Violin Concerto in C, H Vila 1 Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin)
7.00 Nielsen Serenata in Vano Lars Kristian Holm Brynildsen (clarinet), Vidar Olsen (horn), Per Hannevoid (bassoon),
Sally Guenther (cello), Torbjorn Eide (double bass)
7.40 Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto Robin Canter, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor James Judd
8.00 Berlioz Waverley Overture Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Colin Davis
8.40 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66 Royal Liverpool PO, conductor Libor Pesek

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Handley.
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Violin: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Clarinet: Holm Brynildsen
Clarinet: Vidar Olsen
Bassoon: Sally Guenther
Cello: Torbjorn Eide
Conductor: James Judd
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso
Conductor: Libor Pesek

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe. This week features Ann Murray in Bologna, the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Lucerne, and another in the sequence of Britten canticles from Edinburgh. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe. Handel Ombra Mai Fu (Xerxes)
Ann Murray (mezzo), Bologna Festival Orchestra, conductor Alan Curtis
9.05 Mozart Divertimento in D, K136 Silesian Quartet
9.20 Smetana From Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Ma Vlast) Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
9.35 Britten Canticle No 3: Still Falls the Rain Ian Bostridge (tenor),
David McClenaghan (horn), Julius Drake (piano)
10.10 Handel Verdi Prati (Alcina)
Ann Murray (mezzo), Bologna Festival Orchestra, conductor Alan Curtis
10.40 Beethoven Piano Sonata in D minor, Op 31 no 2 (Tempest) Christian Elsas
11.05 Handel Scherza Infida (Ariodante) Ann Murray (mezzo), Bologna Festival Orchestra, conductor Alan Curtis
11.15 Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G
Boston SO, conductor Bernard Haitink Producer David Gallagher
E-mail yourcommentsto: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Ann Murray
Unknown: Cathy Packe.
Unknown: Ann Murray
Conductor: Alan Curtis
Conductor: Mozart Divertimento
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Tenor: David McClenaghan
Horn: Julius Drake
Piano: Handel Verdi Prati
Unknown: Ann Murray
Conductor: Alan Curtis
Unknown: Handel Scherza Infida
Unknown: Ann Murray
Conductor: Alan Curtis
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Producer: David Gallagher

: Music Matters Live

The first of a new series of Music Matters comes live from the Making Music conference at the Turner Sims Hall in Southampton, where Ivan Hewett looks at a project for excluded children in the Southampton area. Lynn Walker goes to York to visit one of the oldest music societies in the country. Plus a preview of the new play Mahler's Conversion with its author Ronald Harewood , and live music from pianist Lucy Parham.

Contributors

Unknown: Turner Sims Hall
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Lynn Walker
Unknown: Ronald Harewood
Pianist: Lucy Parham.

: BBC Proms Chamber Concert

Anotherchance to hear last Monday's recital from the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Emma Bell (soprano), Ronald van Spaendonck (clarinet),
Elizabeth Batiashvili (violin), Alban Gerhardt (cello), Steven Osborne (piano)
Schubert The Shepherd on the Rock, D965 Piano Trio in B flat, D898 (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Museum.
Soprano: Ronald van Spaendonck
Clarinet: Elizabeth Batiashvili
Violin: Alban Gerhardt
Piano: Steven Osborne

: BBC Legends

Alfred Deller and the Deller Consort
Hilary Finch explores the legacy of countertenor Alfred Deller in the BBC
Archive. Music includes madrigals by Thomas Pilkington and also the role written for Deller by Britten, Oberon in the opera A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Thomas Pilkington

: Private Passions

Rpt from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A rustic start today with Alfven's s Dance of the Shepherdess and an Auvergne traditional song arranged by Canteloube. Featured "Frankfurt Five" composer
Norman O'Neill conducts the Court SO in a 78 rpm recording of his incidental music for JM Barrie's Mary Rose.

Contributors

Unknown: Norman O'Neill
Unknown: Mary Rose.

: Discovering Music

David Fanning examines Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 4 in Fminor, with musical examples from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Grant Llewellyn. See Thursday 7.30pm

Contributors

Conducted By: Grant Llewellyn.

: Sunday Feature: LIVE

Pianist David Owen Norris presents a live exploration of the particular qualities of live performance and broadcast. With contributions from singer Catherine Bott , choreographer Mark Morris , theatre director Simon McBumey , broadcaster
Jeremy Paxman , actor FrankWindsor, DJ Dave Clarke and interactive media writer Stuart Nolan.
E-mail your contributions to live@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Pianist: David Owen Norris
Singer: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Mark Morris
Director: Simon McBumey
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Dave Clarke
Unknown: Stuart Nolan.

: Sunday Play: King Lear

By William Shakespeare.
The first of four new productions as part of Radio 3's on-going Shakespeare series, introduced by Richard Eyre.
This tragic story of the consequences of the vanity of old age is illustrated in two parallel family tales of treachery and betrayal. The drama unfolds as Lear banishes his favourite daughter, Cordelia, from court.

King Lear, starring Corin Redgrave and Geraldine James, is available on double CD for only £12.99 (normally £14.99) and two cassettes for only £8.99 (normally £9.99). To order, please send a cheque, payable to RT Shop, to: [address removed] or call the hotline on [number removed] (national rate).

Contributors

Author: William Shakespeare.
Presenter: Richard Eyre.
Music composed by: Elizabeth Parker.
Director: Cherry Cookson
King Lear: Corin Redgrave
Duke of Kent: David Troughton
Duke of Gloucester: John Carlisle
Goneril: Geraldine James
Regan: Kika Markham
Cordelia: Justine Waddell
Edmund: William Houston
Edgar: Robert Glenister
Duke of Albany: John Rowe
Duke of Cornwall: Clive Francis
Fool: Paul Copley
Oswald: Struan Rodger
King of France: Sean Baker
Old Man/Gentleman: Gavin Muir

: Choirworks: Gabrieli Consort and Players in York Minster

The first programme of a new series features Paul McCreesh directing the Gabrieli Consort and Players, with Charles Daniels (tenor) and Simon Grant (bass), in a speculative reconstruction of the Mass of Thanksgiving for Deliverance from the Plague performed in St Mark's Church on 21 November 1639, which featured settings from leading composers of the period including Claudio Monteverdi. The concert was given at the York Early Music Festival.
Introduced by Paul Guinery.

Contributors

Presenter: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Unknown: Paul McCreesh
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Tenor: Simon Grant

: Beethoven

Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110 Till Feliner(R)

: Mixing It

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

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
G Gabrieli Canzon Prima a 5 12.20 Albeniz, orch Arbos Suite: Iberia
12.50 Anon Que por al Non Devess' Om (Cantigas de Santa Maria) 1.00 A concert of works from the Christian and Islamic traditions of the medieval Iberian
Peninsula. 2.15Granados 12Spanish
Dances, Op 373.15 Mozetich El Dorado
3.30 Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D66 7 (Trout) 4.05 Bach Violin Sonata No 3 in E, BWV1016 4.20 Tchaikovsky Marche
Slave, Op 314.30 Albicastro Concerto a 4, Op 7 No 2 4.40 JCF Bach Sinfonia in D m/nor4.50 Blow The Graces' Dance;
Gavotte; Sarabande for the Graces (Venus and Adonis) 5.10 Bach Double Concerto in C minor, BWV1060 5.25 Schubert 12 Waltzes, D969 5.40 Enesco
Konzertstucke 5.50 Vivaldi Violin
Concerto in D, RV234 (L 'Inquietudine)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.








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