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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Caldara Missa ex F
Prague Chamber Chorus, Musica Bohemia, director Jaroslav Krcek
6.40 Grainger English Dance
Penelope Thwaites , Wayne Marshall and John Lavender (pianos)
7.00 Bach Cantata No 3: Ach Gott,
Wie Manches , Herzeleid Paul Esswood (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Max van Egmond (bass), Wiener Sangerknaben , Chorus
Viennensis, Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
7.30 Faure Andante Steven Isserlis (cello) Francis Grier (organ)
8.00 Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
8.30 Boccherini Cello Concerto in G
Yo-Yo Ma, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra


Director: Jaroslav Krcek
Unknown: Penelope Thwaites
Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Pianos: John Lavender
Unknown: Wie Manches
Unknown: Herzeleid Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Bass: Wiener Sangerknaben
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Cello: Francis Grier

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes introduces music from recent concerts around Europe. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers.
9.10 Shostakovich Piano Trio No 1, Op 8 Vienna Piano Trio
9.25 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F North German RSO, conductor Herbert Blomstedt
10.15 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Hélène Grimaud, Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
11.04 Janacek In the Mists
Lars Vogt (piano)
11.20 Berlioz L 'Enfance du Christ, Part 3: The Arrival at Sais Soloists, Prague
ChamberChorus, North German RSO, conductor Christoph Eschenbach Producer David Gallagher
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Piano: Lars Vogt
Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
Producer: David Gallagher

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett fol lows the progress of the Irene Taylor Trust, which uses music to teach prison inmates artistic and personal skills on which they can draw in everyday life. And Richard Hickox and Simon Heffer review two new books on William Walton , marking the composer's centenary.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Simon Heffer
Unknown: William Walton

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Angela Hewitt (piano) Bach Toccata in C minor, BWV911
Mozart Fantasia in C minor, K 396
Beethoven Piano Sonata in D, Op 28 (Pastoral)


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Piano: Angela Hewitt

: BBC Legends

Gerald Moore. Hilary Finch continues her look back at the career of the pioneering pianist and accompanist Gerald Moore through some of his many broadcasts for the BBC. She considers whether Moore could have pursued a career as a solo pianist and features recordings of the "unashamed accompanist" with the likes of Nan Merriman , Richard Lewis , Victoria de los Angeles and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.


Unknown: Gerald Moore.
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Accompanist: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Nan Merriman
Unknown: Richard Lewis
Unknown: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.

: John's Earbox: the Music of John Adams

John's Book of Alleged Dances (1994) was written for Adams's friends in the Kronos
Quartet (alleged, explains Adams, because the steps have yetto be invented), and Shaker Loops (1978) for string septet was one of his first works to achieve cult status.
Smith Quartet and Friends
Adams John's Book of Alleged Dances; Shaker Loops

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Today's programme features music by British composers, including Coates's
Symphonic Rhapsody, played by the BBC Concert Orchestra, alongside works by Ronald Binge , Malcolm Arnold and Benjamin Britten.


Unknown: Ronald Binge
Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: Benjamin Britten.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson uncovers the secrets of Vaughan Williams 's great wartime work, his Symphony No 5. With specially recorded musical examples from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted byVernon Handley. see Friday 7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Sunday Feature: Paris Season

Paris 1900-68: from Arcades to Barricades
In the opening programme of Radio 3's Paris season Tim Marlow explores the allure of Paris and its effect on the artistic imagination. The city is celebrated in a new exhibition, Paris: Capital of the Arts 1900-68, at the Royal Academy of Arts, which opens this week.


Unknown: Tim Marlow

: The Sunday Play: Blind

By Doug Lucie. A satirical look at the contemporary art world in which a young artist is being courted by different patrons who all have their own agendas.
Director Janet Whitaker


Unknown: Doug Lucie.
Director: Janet Whitaker
Mr Dyer: George Baker
Paul Stone: Nicholas Woodeson
Maddy Burns: Tracey Wiles
AlanGillespie: Andrew Tiernan

: Performance on 3

John's Earbox: the Music of John Adams A concert live from the Barbican in London, featuring a performance of Adams's Guide to Strange Places, a work inspired by a travel book which the composer found in a French farmhouse. Presented byJohnTusa.
Leila Josefowicz (violin), Christopher Maltman (baritone), BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Adams Tromba Lontana ; Violin Concerto
8.45 Twenty Minutes: Call If You Need Me By Raymond Carver. A couple rent a house for the summer in an attempt to patch up their crumbling marriage. Read by William Roberts.
9.05 Adams The Wound Dresser; Guide to Strange Places (first UK performance)


Unknown: John Adams
Violin: Leila Josefowicz
Violin: Christopher Maltman
Violin: Adams Tromba Lontana
Unknown: Raymond Carver.
Read By: William Roberts.

: John's Earbox: the Music of John Adams

A concert featuri ng Adams's arrangements of works by other composers. Recorded at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (soprano), Anthony Marwood (violin), Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, conductor Robert Ziegler Adams Lollapalooza
Ives, arr Adams Five songs
Liszt, arr Adams The Black Gondola Piazzolla, arr Adams La Mufa ; Toda Buenos Aires; Revolucionario


Soprano: Gweneth-Ann Jeffers
Soprano: Anthony Marwood
Conductor: Robert Ziegler
Conductor: Adams Lollapalooza
Unknown: La Mufa

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present another specially recorded concert from
Ocean in Hackney, London. It features the Leeds-based four piece Hood, a solo performance from singer-songwriter Ben Christophers , and Spaceheads, featuring the extraordinary sound of Max Eastley playing the Arc - nine-foot-long musical construction of wire and wood.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Singer-Songwriter: Ben Christophers

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Ludwig Norman Rosa Rorans Bonitatem, Op 4512.10 Haydn Piano Trio in E, H XV28
12.30 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor12.50 Handel Bramo di Trionfar
(Alcina) 1.00 Haydn The Creation
2.45 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor. Op 5 7 (Appassionata) 3.10 Szymanowski String Quartet No 2, Op 56 3.25 Milhaud Ballet: La Creation du Monde
3.45 Schumann Introduction and Allegro Appassionato, Op 924.05 Lithander
Divertimento No 14.30 Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagno/4.45 Schumann Arabesque in C, Op 18 5.05 Spohr Fantasie and Variations in B minor on a theme ofDanzi, Op 815.15 Heinrich Bach Cantata: Ich Danke Dir, Gott
5.25 Amando Ivancic Symphony in G
5.40 Debussy En Blanc et Noir


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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