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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
6.00 Mozart Capriccio in C, K 395 Guy Penson (tangent piano)
6.30 Scharwenka String Quartet, Op 117 Mannheim Quartet
7.00 Rebel Les Caracteres de la Danse
Les Musiciens du Louvre, director Marc Minkowski
7.30 lbert Escales Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.00 Handel Oh, the Pleasure of the Plains! (Acis and Galatea) Les Arts
Florissants, director William Christie
8.30 Mozart Fantasia in D minor, K39 7 Maria Joao Pires (piano)


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Mozart Capriccio
Director: Marc Minkowski
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Director: William Christie
Director: Mozart Fantasia
Piano: Maria Joao Pires

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents music from recent concerts around Europe, including Vivaldi from Bologna and Shostakovich from Amsterdam. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
9.10 Shostakovich King Lear
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Hans Leenders
9.35 Schubert Piano Sonata in B, D575 Alexander Lonquich
10.10 Strauss Die Aegyptische Helena Russian State Symphonic Capella, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
10.30 Bach Cello Suite in G, BWV1007 Miklos Perenyi
10.45 Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No 2 Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
11.30 Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat North German RSO, conductor GunterWand Producer Anthony Sellors.
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Cathy Packe.
Conductor: Hans Leenders
Unknown: Alexander Lonquich
Unknown: Aegyptische Helena
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Unknown: Miklos Perenyi
Unknown: Ravel Daphnis
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Producer: Anthony Sellors.

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett explores two current festivals breaking new ground in music - the Planet Tree Festival in London and the Euoropean Month of Music in Basle. He also discusses whether Benjamin Britten was the hero orvillain of 20th-century music.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Benjamin Britten

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
Mendelssohn Songs without Words: in G, Op 62 No 1; in C, Op 6 7 No 4 (Spinnerlied); in F sharp minor, Op 6 7 No 2; in D, Op 85 No 4 (Elegie)
Chopin Ballade in A flat, Op 4 7; Ballade in F minor, Op 52
Rachmaninov Moments Musicaux, Op 16 (R)


Piano: Nikolai Lugansky
Piano: Mendelssohn Songs
Unknown: Chopin Ballade

: BBC Legends

Britten the Performer
1: The Conductor. In the first of two programmes from the BBC archive,
Stephen Johnson presents recordings from the sixties and seventies of Britten conducting the English Chamber
Orchestra in works by other composers, including Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture, Haydn's Symphony No 95 in C minor, and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Private Passions

Rpt from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Today's programme features classical music with a light twist by Mendelssohn and Borodin, this month's featured composer Bach, as well as Lanner's Die
Schonbrunner Waltz played by the Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra conducted by Willi Boskovsky , and Addinsell's
Tom Brown 's Schooldays Overture played by the BBC Concert Orchestra.


Conducted By: Willi Boskovsky
Unknown: Tom Brown

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson uncovers the political, personal and musical messages of Shostakovich's tenth symphony, with the help of specially recorded extracts from the BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Rumon Gamba. See Friday 7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Rumon Gamba.

: Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

John Tusa talks to poet Tony Harrison about the origins of his work and its development overthe last 50 years. His work is forged out of his experiences growing up as part of a working-class family in Leeds. The great themes of Classical theatre are explored in his stage work, in adaptations of Greek drama, in works by Racine and Moliere, and in the York Mystery Plays.


Presenter: John Tusa
Guest: Tony Harrison

: Sunday Play: Pembroke Arcadia

By D.J. Britton.

Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia was the most admired prose work in English literature for 200 years, inspiring both Shakespeare and Spenser with its romantic tales. D.J. Britton's new play interweaves the story of Prince Pyrocles's quest for love and honour with the tempestuous life of Sidney himself, a poet who became a national hero.


Writer: D.J. Britton
Music by: Iain Grandage
Singer: Taryn Fiebig
Singer: Matthew Bailey
Instrumentalist: Mark Elton
Instrumentalist: Mike Frost
Instrumentalist: Iolo Jones
Instrumentalist: Matthew Nisbet
Director: Alison Hindell
Sidney/Pyrocles: William Houston
Mary/Philoclea: Beth Chalmers
Gynecia: Greta Scacchi
Basilius: Philip Madoc
Musidorus: John McAndrew
Greville: Bill Wallis
Pamela: Mali Harries
Dametas: Richard Nichols
Mopsa: Eiry Thomas
Lalus: Arwyn Davies

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces a sequence of English choral music reflecting the tastes and enthusiasms of Benjamin Britten.
Britten remained a life-long champion of the music of his first teacher, Frank Bridge , and the choral works of Gustav Hoist were a potent influence on his own choral music. The programme includes extracts from
Britten's recording of Purcell's The Fairy Queen and settings of poems by Auden. Britten Choral Dances (Glohana)
Daniel Auchincioss (tenor), Sioned Williams (harp), BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Bridge A Prayer
Hoist Ode to Death
BBC Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stephen Jackson Britten A Boy Was Born
Hoist Singers, St Paul's Cathedral
Choristers, conductor Stephen Layton (R)


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Benjamin Britten.
Unknown: Frank Bridge
Tenor: Daniel Auchincioss
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Stephen Jackson
Conductor: Stephen Layton

: La Bonne Chanson

Ian Bostridge (tenor), Thomas Ades (piano), Corin Long (double bass), Belcea Quartet Dutilleux Ainsi la Nuit
Faure La Bonne Chanson (R)


Tenor: Thomas Ades
Piano: Corin Long

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a concert edition from Ocean in Hackney, London, featuring Homelife, a large and unclassifiable band from Manchester, and US electro-rock trio Trans Am. E-mail: mixing.it@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Beethoven Fantasia in C minor for piano, chorus and orchestra
12.30 Bruch Eight Pieces for clarinet, viola and piano, Op 83 (excerpts) 12.50 Albertus Groneman Concerto in G 1.00 Stravinsky
Symphony of Psalms Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral) 2.30 Robert de Visee Suite in G 2.50 Brahms Violin Sonata in A, Op 100 3.10 Mozart String Quartet in G, K156 3.25 Eckard Keyboard Sonata in F minor. Op 1 No 3 3.45 Janacek Taras Bulba
4.10 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D, Wql83 No 1
4.20 Wassenaer Concerto Armonico No 5 in F minor 4.35 Schoeck Summer Night:
Pastoral Intermezzo 4.50 Mozart Overture: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail 5.05 Wolf-Ferrari Two Orchestral Intermezzi (II Gioielli della Madonna) 5.25 Part: The Woman with the Alabaster Box 5.40 Bach Keyboard
Concerto in Fminor, BWV1056 5.50 Villem Kapp The Northern Coast


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Albertus Groneman
Unknown: Janacek Taras Bulba
Unknown: Villem Kapp

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