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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Schumann Vier Nachtstiicke , Op 23 Claudio Arrau (piano)
6.25 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 1
(Midsummer Vigil) Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
7.00 Uszt, arr Laszlo Dohos Crusaders ' March (The Legend of St Elisabeth)
Hungarian People's Army Brass Band, conductor Laszlo Dohos
7.30 Leo Weiner Serenade , Op 3 Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
8.00 Borodin, arr Rlmsky-Korsakov String Quartet No 2 in D (Nocturne)
Stephanie Chase (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Simon
8.30 Rachmanlnov The Rock, Op 7 Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
8.45 Bruch In Memoriam, Op 65 Salvatore Accardo (violin),
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Schumann Vier Nachtstiicke
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Unknown: Laszlo Dohos Crusaders
Conductor: Laszlo Dohos
Conductor: Leo Weiner Serenade
Conductor: Georg Solti
Violin: Stephanie Chase
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe, todayfeaturing festivals in Bucharest, Edinburgh, Belgium, Austria and the Czech Republic. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
Rachmaninov Lilacs Igor Ardasev (piano)
9.05 Ravel Bolero Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
9.20 Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007 Miklos Perenyi
10.05 Balaklrev Islamey Igor Ardasev (piano)
10.15 Haydn Arianna a Naxos, H XXVIb 2 Bernarda Fink (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano)
11.15 Brahms String Sextet No 1 in B flat, Op 18 Gerard Causse and Friends Producer David Gallagher.
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Cathy Packe.
Piano: Igor Ardasev
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Unknown: Miklos Perenyi
Unknown: Balaklrev Islamey
Piano: Igor Ardasev
Piano: Haydn Arianna
Unknown: Bernarda Fink
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Producer: David Gallagher.

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett celebrates the life and music of Malcolm Arnold , born 80 years ago today. He also discusses a new book about Stravinsky with Christopher Cook and follows Trinity College of Music down the Thames to its new premises in the Royal Naval College atGreenwich.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: Christopher Cook

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. Francois-Frederic Guy (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight)
Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D959 (R)

: BBC Legends

Halle Orchestra
Stephen Johnson concludes his survey of recordings made by Manchester's Halle Orchestra for the BBC with a look back to the seventies. The programme includes James Loughran conducting Elgar and a recording of the first broadcast performance of Alun Hoddinott 's fourth symphony under Maurice Handford.


Unknown: Halle Orchestra
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Halle Orchestra
Unknown: James Loughran
Unknown: Alun Hoddinott
Unknown: Maurice Handford.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

In celebration of his 80th birthday today, Malcolm Arnold conducts the LPO in a recording of his English Dances, Set 2. Plus music by Gershwin, Bernstein and John Williams, and some traditional songs from both England and America.


Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: John Williams

: Discovering Music

David Fanning explores Shostakovich's eighth string quartet, dedicated to "the memory of the victims of fascism and war". Specially recorded examples uncoverthe many hidden quotations and allusions in what is one of the composer's most autobiographical works. See Thursday 1.00pm

: Sunday Feature: Home to Harlem

Alyn Shipton is shown round Harlem in New York by David Levering Lewis , Daphne Duval Harrison and Howard Dodson.
Against a backdrop of the sounds of Bessie Smith , Duke Ellington and Fats Waller , they investigate the story of its heyday in the twenties and its continuing influence today. With archive recordings of Harlem writers, including Langston Hughes , Claude McKay and Richard Bruce Nugent.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: David Levering Lewis
Unknown: Daphne Duval Harrison
Unknown: Howard Dodson.
Unknown: Bessie Smith
Unknown: Fats Waller
Unknown: Langston Hughes
Unknown: Claude McKay
Unknown: Richard Bruce Nugent.

: Sunday Play: Ivanov

By Anton Chekhov, adapted for radio by David Hare.

Chekhov was only 27 when he wrote this portrait of Nikolai Ivanov, an intelligent man beset by guilt and frustration when he finds himself drawn to a beautiful young girl.


Author: Anton Chekhov
Adapted by/Director: David Hare
Music: Nick Bicat.
Ivanov: Ralph Fiennes
Borkin: Anthony O'Donnell
Anna Petrovna: Harriet Walter
Count Shabyelski: Oliver Ford Davies
Lebedev: Bill Paterson
Lvov: David Morrissey
Kosykh: Ian McDiarmid
Sasha: Camilla Power
Zinaida Savishna: Suzanne Bertish
Marfusha Babakina: Geraldine McNulty
Avdotya Nazarovna: Marcia Warren
Young man: Giles Smith

: Choirworks

Singing the World
Paul Guinery presents a concert recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London this month, featuring adult choirs from Latvia, Denmark, the Netherlands and Slovenia, and youth choirs from Newfoundland and the UK, all visiting forthe final ofthe Let the Peoples S/ngcontest. Plus previous winners, Norwegian ladies choir Embla. The choirs and audience combine to sing I Am the Song, a specially commissioned setting by Bob Chilcott of a poem by Charles Causley , conducted by David Willcocks.


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Unknown: Bob Chilcott
Unknown: Charles Causley
Conducted By: David Willcocks.

: Brass at Symphony Hall

Petroc Trelawny presents more highlights from last month's brass band festival in Birmingham. Including a recently discovered work from 1930-31 by Havergal Brian which received its first performance. John Pickard Invocation
Brian, orch Pickard The Battle Song Cory Band, conductor Robert Childs Uszt, arr Bram Gay Les Préludes
Fodens Band, conductor Bramwell Tovey Wagner, arr Snell Entry of the Gods into Valhalla Cory and Williams Fairey Bands, conductor Howard Snell


Unknown: John Pickard Invocation
Conductor: Robert Childs
Unknown: Bram Gay Les
Conductor: Bramwell Tovey
Conductor: Howard Snell

: BBC Philharmonic

James MacMillan The Birds ofRhiannon
Conducted by the Composer

: Mixing It

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


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
CFE Homeman Overture: Aladdin
12.15 Debussy Children's Corner
12.35 Ravel, arr Maganinl Pavane pour une Infante Défunte 12.45 Handel Ballet Music from "II Pastor Fido " 1.00 Klobucar Papinska Misa Franjo von Luclc Missa Jubilaris 1.45 Mahler Symphony No 1 (Titan) 2.45 Brade Newe Ausserlesne
Lieblich Branden (excerpts) 3.35 Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 464.10 Martlnu Variations on a Slovak Theme
4.20 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in B flat, Op 10 No 24.30 Rudolf Tobias
Motets: Vivit; Ascendit in Coelum; Lobi; Karf4.45 Victor Herbert , arr
Langey Panamericana 4.50 Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies, Op 34 5.00 Gluck Overture: Iphigenia in Aulide 5.10 Jan van Gllse String Quartet 5.20 Rautavaara Vigilia Vespers (excerpts) 5.30 Durante
Concerto No 5 in A 5.40 Edgar Tlnel Overture: Polyeucte


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Brade Newe Ausserlesne
Unknown: Lieblich Branden
Unknown: Rudolf Tobias
Unknown: Victor Herbert
Unknown: Langey Panamericana
Unknown: Jan van Gllse
Unknown: Edgar Tlnel

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