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: Morning on

With Martin Handley.
Rossini String Sonata No 4 in B flat
Members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
6.35 Faure Violin Sonata No 2 in E minor, Op 108 Pierre Amoyal , Pascal Roge (piano)
7.15 Charpentier Te Deum Le Concert Spirituel, conductor Herve Niquet
7.25 Bach English Suite No 2 in A minor, BWV807G\enn Gould (piano)
8.00 Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine
Kleine Nachtmusik) Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.30 Telemann Canonic Sonata in B flat
Frans Bruggen (recorder), Anner Bylsma (cello), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Pierre Amoyal
Piano: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Herve Niquet
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Cello: Anner Bylsma
Cello: Gustav Leonhardt

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents performances from the best recent concerts around Europe, including concert arias sung by Eva Mei. Plus a review of the arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
9.04 Strauss String Sextet (Capriccio) Tobias Lea (viola), Yves Savary (cello), Ensemble Wien
9.15 Prokofiev Symphony No 1
(Classical) Polish Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Wojciech Rajski
9.40 Uszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A
Deszo Ranki , Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jorg-Peter Weigle
10.20 Papandopulo Suite
Darko Petrinkjak (guitar), Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Pavie Despalj
10.35 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat Wolfgang Meyer ,
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Wojciech Rajski
11.05 Handel Overture: Amadigi di Gaula II Complesso Barocco, director Alan Curtis
11.20 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C
Pierre Laurent-Aimard ,
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Sung By: Eva Mei.
Unknown: Cathy Packe.
Viola: Tobias Lea
Viola: Yves Savary
Conductor: Wojciech Rajski
Unknown: Deszo Ranki
Conductor: Jorg-Peter Weigle
Guitar: Darko Petrinkjak
Conductor: Pavie Despalj
Unknown: Wolfgang Meyer
Conductor: Wojciech Rajski
Unknown: Amadigi Di Gaula
Director: Alan Curtis
Unknown: Pierre Laurent-Aimard
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: Music Matters

As the South Bank Centre welcomes
Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtagon a rare visit to the UK, Ivan Hewett pays tribute to him. Damian Fowler reports on the demise of classical music radio stations in the United States and we ask whether beauty in music is making a comeback. E-MAIL: music.matters@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtagon
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Damian Fowler

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Ysaye Quartet
Chausson StringQuartet in C minor, Op35 Schumann StringQuartet in A minor, Op 41 No 1


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Schumann Stringquartet

: BBC Legends

Borodin Quartet. Stephen Johnson presents the last of two programmes looking at BBC archive recordings of the Russian quartet. Today featuring performances of music by their own countrymen, including Shostakovich's String Quartet No 8 from the 1962 Edinburgh Festival, and Tchaikovsky's String Quartet No 2 in F, Op 22, recorded in London in 1988.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

This week a Wild Goose Chase after
Purcell's Nymphs and Shepherds ends up in a patriotic mood with Kume's Fantasia on "Rule Britannia", Gay's Windsor
Melodyand Sullivan 's Britain's Glory.


Unknown: Melodyand Sullivan

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson uncovers the complex textures of Bruckner's Seventh Symphony, with musical examples played by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Peter Stark. Seetomorrow7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Peter Stark.

: Sunday Feature: The Death of Babel

In the Old Testament, God punished the builders of Babel by visiting on them a host of mutually unintelligible tongues. The truth, warns anthropologist Hugh Brody , was the exact contrary: in Eden, hunter-gatherers spoke thousands of languages until farmers took over. Within a century, up to 90 per cent of those languages could disappear. Canvassing field workers and indigenous voices from Siberia and Alaska to Australia and the Kalahari, he asks if we should let Babel die.


Unknown: Hugh Brody

: Cheltenham Festival

A recital by baritone Christopher Maltman and pianist Graham Johnson given in the Pittville Pump Room in July 2000. Schubert Songs from 1823:
DerZurnende Barde, 0785; Die Mutter Erde , D 788; Aufdem WasserZuSingen , 0774; Nacht und Traume, D82 7; Der
Zwerg, D771; Wehmut, D772; Drang in die Feme, D770; Dass Sie HierGewesen , D775; Greisengesang, D778;
Das Geheimnis , D793; Der Pilgrim, D794
Berkeley Five Poems ofWHAuden, Op 53 Britten Songs and Proverbs of William Blake , Op 74


Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Pianist: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Mutter Erde
Unknown: Aufdem Wasserzusingen
Unknown: Dass Sie Hiergewesen
Unknown: Das Geheimnis
Unknown: William Blake

: Choirworks

The Flowering of Genius. Paul Guinery introduces a concert of music from 16th-century Spain and England, recorded last week in Wells Cathedral by The Sixteen, conducted by Harry Christophers. Guerrero Ave Virgo Sanctissima
Tallis Gloria (Mass Puer Natus Est) Victoria Vere Languores
Tallis Agnus Dei (Mass Puer Natus Est) Lobo Versa Est in Luctum
Victoria 0 Quam Gloriosum; Vadam et Circuibo; Laudate Dominum
Sheppard Spiritus Sanctus No 1
De Monte Super Flumina Babylonis Byrd Quomodo Cantabimus


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Conducted By: Harry Christophers.
Unknown: Virgo Sanctissima
Unknown: Tallis Gloria
Unknown: Victoria Vere Languores
Unknown: Tallis Agnus Dei
Unknown: Lobo Versa Est

: Drama on 3: Gagarin Way

I By Gregory Burke. This blisteringly cruel and intelligent comedy is the story of a kidnapping gone wrong and a hilarious look at 20th-century ideology. The play is now in London's West End after sell-out runs in Edinburgh and at the National Theatre.
Directed for radio by Gaynor Macfarlane from the original production directed by John Tiffany


Unknown: Gregory Burke.
Unknown: Gaynor MacFarlane
Directed By: John Tiffany
Gary: Billy McElhaney
Tom: Michael Moreland
Eddie: Michael Nardone
Frank: John Stahl

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall introduce a studio session by San Francisco duo Blectum from Blechdom. Kevin and Blevin also talk about their work, an irreverent but highly crafted collage of found sounds, spoken word and electro breakbeats.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Rimsky-Korsakov
Concerto in B flat for trombone and military bandl2.15 Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition 12.50 Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome) 1.00
Gabriel Plautzius , arrT Fagnel Missa Tertii Toni Damijan Mocnik Verbum Supernum Prodiens; Christus Est Natus; Evhe;
Regina Caeli Primoz Ramovs Diptychon Orationis Mocnik Laudate Dominum
2.10 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581
2.45 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D
3.30 Debussy, orch Busser Symphonic Suite: Printemps 3.45 Rudolf Escher Suite: Arcana Musae Dona
4.20 Wagensell Trombone Concerto in Eflat
4.30 Dohnanyi Symphonic Minutes, Op 36
4.45 Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52
5.00 Donizetti Edgar 's aria (Lucia di
Lammermoor) 5.10 Telemann Concerto in D for flute, two violins, viola and continuo
5.20 Krebs Prelude and Fugue in C
5.30 Jan van Gilse Trio for flute, violin and viola 5.45 Ravel La Valse (two pianos)


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Gabriel Plautzius
Unknown: Rudolf Escher
Unknown: Arcana Musae Dona
Unknown: Donizetti Edgar

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