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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2
6.45 Atterberg Suite for violin, viola and orchestra
7.00 Bach Concerto in C minor for two keyboards and strings, BWV1060
7.45 Mahler Piano Quartet in A minor
8.00 Gershwin Cuban Overture
8.50 Kodaly Song of the Hussar (Hary Janos ,Act3


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Hary Janos

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents music from recent concerts around Europe, including the Talinn Chamber Orchestra with the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conducted by Paul Hillier. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
9.05 Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-midi d'un Faune Bavarian Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano
9.10 Bach Cantata No 202: WeichetNur, Betrubte Schatten Lisa Larsson
(soprano), Danish National Radio Choir and SO, conductor Peter Schreier
9.40 Haydn Symphony No 43 in E flat (Mercury)Vienna Chamber Orchestra, conductor Ivor Bolton
10.15 Shostakovich Cello Sonata, Op 40 HeinrichSchiff,
Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano)
10.45 Roussel Bacchus etAriane: Suite No 2 French National Orchestra, conductor Howard Griffiths
11.20 Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Hugh Wolff
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Conducted By: Paul Hillier.
Unknown: Cathy Packe.
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Conductor: Peter Schreier
Conductor: Ivor Bolton
Piano: Elisabeth Leonskaja
Piano: Roussel Bacchus
Conductor: Howard Griffiths
Conductor: Hugh Wolff

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett eavesdrops on inhabitants of Cambridge going back to piano lessons in the autumn oftheiryears, reviews the new book Temperament: How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization, and meets
Wayne Marshall and David Briggs as they prepare fora battle of the organs in Manchester. E-MAIL: music.matters@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Unknown: David Briggs

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Miah Persson (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Schubert Suleika No 1, D720; Liedder
Mignon, D877; Ganymed, D544; Suleika No2, D717
Sjogren Tannhauser-lieder (excerpts) Grieg God Morgen; Det Forste Mode;
Solveigs Sang; Verldens Gang; En Drom


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Soprano: Miah Persson
Piano: Roger Vignoles

: BBC Legends

Piers Lane presents the first of two programmes exploring s made by Hungarian pianist Geza Anda , including part of a recital he gave at the 1955 Edinburgh Festival, with music by Beethoven, Bartokand Brahms. Plus extracts from an interview the pianist gave three years before his death in 1976.


Pianist: Geza Anda
Unknown: Bartokand Brahms.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Off to a flying start with Ron Goodwin 's
633 Squadron, and the band of the Royal Marines play Kenneth Alford 's Lightning
Switch. Plus Spring from Edward German's The Seasons played by the RTE Concert Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny.


Unknown: Ron Goodwin
Unknown: Kenneth Alford
Conductor: Andrew Penny.

: Discovering Music

Chris de Souza explores Hector Berlioz 's adventurous and unorthodox Harold in Italy, inspired by the poetry of Byron. With musical examples specially recorded by Steve Bernard (viola) with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Nicholas Kok. See Friday 7.45pm


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Hector Berlioz
Viola: Steve Bernard
Conductor: Nicholas Kok.

: Sunday Feature: A Brief History of Irony

Irony, in the classical sense, consists of saying one thing and meaning another. So why did New York columnists last September declare irony dead? American satirist Joe Queenan ponders irony though the ages, with help from Armando Iannucci , Ian Hislop , Kathy Lette and Harold Bloom.


Unknown: Joe Queenan
Unknown: Armando Iannucci
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Kathy Lette
Unknown: Harold Bloom.

: Drama on 3: Of Love and OtherDemons

By Gabriel Garcia Marquez , dramatised by Chris Dolan. The story of a doomed love affair in 18th-century Colombia between a priest and a young girl held in a convent.
Director Bruce Young


Unknown: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Dramatised By: Chris Dolan.
Director: Bruce Young
Delaura: Samuel West
Sierva: Jasmine Hyde
Gabriel: Raad Rawi
Bishop: Anthony Bate
Abrenuncio: Timothy West
Marquis: Andrew Sachs
Josefa: Maggie Steed
Dominga: Janice Acquah
Nun: Janice Acquah
Nun: Hannah Dee
Viceroy: David Timson
Gaffer: David Timson
Slave dealer: Carl Prekopp
workman: Carl Prekopp

: Choirworks

A Spring Garland. Paul Guinery introduces 17th- and 20th-century choral music.
Morley It Was a Lover and His Lass; April Is in My Mistress Face
Britten Spring Symphony (1st mvt) Schnittke Voices of Nature Monteverdi Spuntava il Di
D'india Fiume Ch 'a /'Onde Tue
Sven-David Sandstrom April and Silence Nielsen Springtime in Funen
Shearing Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare


Introduces: Paul Guinery

: BBC Philharmonic

Peter Maxwell Davies Symphony No 7
Conducted by the Composer


Composer/Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies
Musicians: BBC Philharmonic

: Between the Ears

The Watchers. A new series begins with a piece for radio specially commissioned from JobyTalbot. The Watchers takes documentary elements concerning CCTV and the culture of surveillance we inhabit and presents them within a musical landscape that evokes something of the creeping paranoiathis "fifth utility"can generate. Performed by Billiardman. With additional programming by Jon Gardner and mixed by Mark Wylie. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Jon Gardner
Unknown: Mark Wylie.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall talk to samplist Matthew Herbert about recent projects, including remixes for Moloko and Bjork, film soundtracks and appearances as Radio Boy, one of the Edinburgh highlights of this year's tripTych Festival.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Matthew Herbert

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Tale of Tsar Saltan 12.25 Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1, Op 1071.00 Diepenbrock
Caelestis Urbis Jerusalem Daniel de
Lange Requiem Julius Röntgen Motets: Wider den Frieden; Gleichwie die
Grunen Blatter aufeinem Schonen Baum ; Kommt HerZu MirAlle die Ihr Mein Begeeret
1.55 Bach Toccata and Fugue in F BWV540
2.10 Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor2.55 Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic) 4.00 Folquet de Marseille Si Tot Me Sui a Tart Aperceubutz
4.10 Bach Partita No 1 in B minor for solo violin, BWV1002 4.25Telemann Concerto in B flat for three oboes 4.35
Schumann Drei Fantasiestucke , Op 73
4.45 Bemardus van Bree Concert
Overture in B minor 5.00 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No 2
5.15 Anon, 16th century A Beinte y Siete de Marco 5.30 Tippett Five Spirituals (A Child of Our Time) 5.40 John Thomas The Minstrel's Adieu to His Native Land
5.50 Chopin Scherzo in B flat minor, Op 31


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Grunen Blatter
Unknown: Schonen Baum
Unknown: Bach Toccata
Oboes: Schumann Drei Fantasiestucke
Unknown: John Thomas

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