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: Morning on 3

With Fiona Talkington.
Bruckner Christus Factus Est
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
6.30 Saint-Saens The Carnival of the Animals Pascal Roge and Cristina Ortiz (pianos), London Sinfonietta, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.00 Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
7.35 Mozart Symphony No 25 in G minor Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.00 Havergal Brian Comedy Overture: The Tinker's Wedding
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
8.30 Prokofiev Five Melodies, Op 35b Marianne Thorsen (violin), Havard Gimse (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Conductor: Matthew Best
Unknown: Pascal Roge
Pianos: Cristina Ortiz
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Violin: Marianne Thorsen
Piano: Havard Gimse

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents music from recent concerts around Europe, this week including Sylvia McNair singing Canteloube in Hamburg and Violetta Urmana singing Schubert and Strauss in Schwarzenberg. Plus a roundup of arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
9.10 Ravel Valses Nobles et
Sentimentales
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
9.45 Debussy Nuages (Nocturnes) North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jun Marki
10.05 Hoist St Paul 's Suite, Op 29 Irish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Stephen Cleobury
10.35 Sibelius Violin Concerto
Vadim Repin , Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gerd Albrecht
11.40 Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jun Marki Producer Anthony Sellors.
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Sylvia McNair
Unknown: Cathy Packe.
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Conductor: Jun Marki
Unknown: St Paul
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Vadim Repin
Conductor: Gerd Albrecht
Conductor: Jun Marki
Producer: Anthony Sellors.

: Music Matters

Today's programme includes a report on Krakow Opera's current major tour of Britain and, as South Pacific opens at the National Theatre, a discussion on the ways that musicals speak directly to audiences. Presented by Ivan Hewett.

Contributors

Presented By: Ivan Hewett.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. Beaux Arts Trio
Copland Vitebsk Trio (Study on a Jewish Theme)
Brahms Piano Trio No 1 in B, Op 8 (revised version) (R)

: BBC Legends

Louis Kentner
Piers Lane introduces the first of two programmes exploring the BBC archive recordings made by Hungarian-born pianist Louis Kentner. In today's selection from the fifties and sixties, Kentner plays solo piano music by Beethoven and Mozart as well as lesser-known items by Bedrich Smetana and Ronald Stevenson.
Beethoven Variations in F. Op 34
Mozart Piano Sonata in D minor, K576 Smetana Bagatelles and Impromptus Ronald Stevenson Little Variations on Purcell's Scotch Tune

Contributors

Unknown: Louis Kentner
Unknown: Bedrich Smetana
Unknown: Ronald Stevenson.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Lobsters, glow worms and a parrot feature today, alongside flowers, gardeners and a cactus. And to end the programme, Erwin Rondell conducts the Raphaele Orchestra in Bryan Kelly 's Comedy Film for Orchestra.

Contributors

Unknown: Erwin Rondell
Unknown: Bryan Kelly

: Discovering Music

Roger Nichols explores one of Ravel's most popular works: his G major piano concerto. Specially-recorded examples from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales examine Ravel's ravishing orchestration and subtle orchestral techniques. See Friday 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Nichols

: Sunday Feature: Bernhard's Blues

Prolific Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard would have been 70 this year. The author's works include Frost, The Lime
Works, Cutting Timber, The Voice Imitator, and Extinction, as well as a powerful autobiography, Gathering Evidence. His unhappy family life, ill-health and disturbed wartime upbringing in Salzburg resulted in a dark, often painfully intense vision that upset many readers in his lifetime. With the help of some of Thomas Bernhard 's many friends, collaborators and critics, Peter Kislinger examines the enduring legacy of Bernhard's novels, plays and poetry.

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Bernhard
Unknown: Thomas Bernhard
Unknown: Peter Kislinger

: Sunday Play: Medea - Mapping theEdge

By Amanda Dalton , Alison Fell and Bernadine Evaristo. A radio version of Wilson Wilson Company's Mapping the Edge, adapted by Amanda Dalton. It is a poetic story ofthree women: Mildred from Greece, who served intheWAAFinthe
Second World War, Nadia from Yemen, and Maddy, a teenager from the hil Is. takes place in unexpected places in Sheffield and pieces together the three lives and three songs of loss and love, each echoing the classical story of Medea.
Music by Kaljit Bhamra. Directed by Susan Roberts

Contributors

Unknown: Amanda Dalton
Unknown: Alison Fell
Unknown: Bernadine Evaristo.
Adapted By: Amanda Dalton.
Music By: Kaljit Bhamra.
Directed By: Susan Roberts
Mildred: June Broughton
Young Mildred: Tassia Messimeris
Jamal: Sushil Chudasama
Gerald: Martin Pirongs
Nadia: Sara Powell
Jason: Danny Seward
Maddy: Lexl Strauss
: Texan Dekawalmsley
Narrator: David Fleeshman

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces a recording of Dvorak's Requiem, composed for the Birmingham Festival of 1891. Tonight's performance was given in Huddersfield Town Hall earlierthis month.
Penelope Walmsley-Clark (soprano),
Susan Gorton (mezzo), Paul Nilon (tenor), David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), Huddersfield Choral Society, BBC Philharmonic, conductor Martyn Brabbins Dvorak Requiem

Contributors

Introduces: Paul Guinery
Soprano: Penelope Walmsley-Clark
Soprano: Susan Gorton
Tenor: Paul Nilon
Baritone: David Wilson-Johnson
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Dvorak Requiem

: Quator Mosaiques

Mozart String Quartet in G, K156
Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135 Mozart String Quartet in F, K590 (R)

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. E-MAIL: mixing.it@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Sibelius Symphony No 2
12.45 Kuula The Hiisa Slaves Entice,
Op 20 No 51.00 Mendelssohn Oratorio: St Pau/3.00 Antoine Forqueray , arr
JB Forqueray Harpsichord Suite (Pieces de Clavecin) 3.15 CPE Bach Concerto in F for two harpsichords, Wq46
3.40 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F
4.05 Uszt Tarantella (Venezia e Napoli)
4.20 Davide da Bergamo Sinfonia col Tanto Applaudito inno Popolare all'Offertorio 4.35 Szymanowski Polish
Dances 4.45 Rimsky-Korsakov Concerto in B flat for trombone and military band
5.05Gyorgl Rankl Divertimento
5.15Faure DollySuite, Op 56 5.30 Jacques Boufil Grand Duo, Op 2 No 15.50 Nicolai Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Antoine Forqueray








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