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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Strauss Die Gottin im Putzzimmer
Danish National Radio Chamber Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
6.45 Grainger The Merry Wedding
Monteverdi Choir , English Country Gardiner Orchestra , conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.00 Haydn Symphony No 83 in G minor (Hen) Halle Orchestra , conductor John Barbirolli
7.45 Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue inF, Op87No23
Performed by the Composer (piano)
8.00 Rachmaninov 0 Mother of God, Ever Vigilant in Prayer Lege Artis Chamber Choir, conductor Boris Abalyan
8.30 D Scarlatti Stabat Mater
BBC Singers, conductor John Poole


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Strauss Die Gottin
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Unknown: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: Gardiner Orchestra
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Boris Abalyan
Unknown: Scarlatti Stabat Mater
Conductor: John Poole

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents music from recent concerts around Europe. Featuring the spectacular concert last week inaugurating the Parco della Musica in Rome, with artists including violinist Nigel Kennedy and the Camerata Salzburg playing Vivaldi and Mozart, pianists Katia and Marielle Labeque playing Brahms and Gershwin, violinist Uto Ughi playing Tartini and Kreisler, and the Uri Caine Ensemble with their unique take on Mahler. Plus a review of the arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
9.20 Bantock Sappho (excerpts) Marina Domaschenko (soprano), French National Orchestra, conductor Howard Griffiths
10.20 Berio Folk Songs
Bernarda Fink (mezzo), members of the Slovenian Radio Symphony Orchestra
11.20 Beethoven Concerto in C for violin, cello, piano and orchestra, Op 56Trio
Ondine, Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gerd Albrecht E-mail your comments to: 5unday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Violinist: Nigel Kennedy
Violinist: Uto Ughi
Unknown: Cathy Packe.
Soprano: Marina Domaschenko
Conductor: Howard Griffiths
Songs: Bernarda Fink
Conductor: Gerd Albrecht

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett talks to Harrison Birtwistle and Peter Hall about the role of music in their forthcoming version of Bacchai at the Royal National Theatre. Plus a discussion about thematic programming as this year's Proms season is announced and, as a new book is published on composer/pianists, Marc-Andre Hamelin celebrates the virtuosity of Godwosky, Alkan and Busoni. E-MAIL: music.matters@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Andre Hamelin

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Vienna Piano Trio:
Wolfgang Redik (violin), Matthias Gredler (cello), Stefan Mendl (piano)
Schubert Notturno in Eflat, D897; Piano Trio in E flat, D929


Violin: Matthias Gredler
Cello: Stefan Mendl
Piano: Schubert Notturno

: BBC Legends

GezaAnda. Piers Lane concludes his two-part exploration of s made by Hungarian pianist Geza Anda , with a characteristic interpretation of the Symphonic Studies by Schumann and a thrilling performance of Bartok's Second Piano Concerto with the BBCSO conducted by Pierre Boulez in 1973.


Unknown: Piers Lane
Pianist: Geza Anda
Conducted By: Pierre Boulez

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Robert Farnon 's arrangement of tunes From the Highlands takes centre stage in a vintage recording conducted by the Guv'nor himself. And to end, Harry Potter undergoes the light music treatment in Herbert Chappell's Boy Wizard.


Unknown: Robert Farnon
Unknown: Harry Potter
Unknown: Herbert Chappell

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson unravels the complex textures of Bartok's Piano Concerto No 3.
With musical examples played by Rolf Hind with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Nicholas Kok. seewed7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Played By: Rolf Hind
Conducted By: Nicholas Kok.

: Sunday Feature: Looking for IsaacBabel

Before the NKVD shot him on Stalin's orders in January 1940, short-story writer and playwright Isaac Babel made one final plea: "Let me finish my work." Twenty-seven folders of his work were lost in the confines of the Lubyanka in Moscow. Ever since then, rumours, myths and secrets have swirled around him.
Professor Jim Riordan talks to friends, lovers and family about the man, and looks for clues to
Babel's lost work from those who search the mouldering Moscow archives.


Unknown: Isaac Babel
Talks: Professor Jim Riordan

: Drama on 3: The New Vaudeville: Voices from the East End

Writer and comedian Karl Minns has created a music hall-style entertainment that takes a satirical and selective look at East End life over the last 50 years.
Recorded in front of an audience at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, the show mixes monologues, sketches, and songs in a format that reflects the changing face of east London's vibrant community. The compere/MC is Simon Day, and the performers are Kriss Dosanjh, Jeff Innocent, Christopher Kelham, Karl Minns, Eddie Nestor and Gilly Tompkins.


Writer/Performer: Karl Minns
Compere/MC: Simon Day
Performer: Kriss Dosanjh
Performer: Jeff Innocent
Performer: Christopher Kelham
Performer: Eddie Nestor
Performer: Gilly Tompkins
Original Music: Colin Sell
Director: Toby Swift

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery is joined by conductor Stephen Layton to explore the varied repertoire of the chamber choir Polyphony, which he founded in 1986.
Andrew Lumsden and James Vivian (organ), Polyphony, The Wallace Collection, director Stephen Layton

Walton Jubilate Deo
Grainger Morning Song in the Jungle; The Beaches of Lukannon; The Inuit (The
Jungle Book); A Dollar and a Half a Day
Britten Choral Dances (Gloriana)
Schumann Die Minnesanger, Op 33 No 2; Die Lotosblume, Op 33 No 3
Cornelius Der Tod, das ist die Kuhle Nacht
Walton Where Does the Uttered Music Go? Part Seven Magnificat Antiphons Leighton Hymn to the Nativity
Rutter Gloria (Part 3)


Presenter: Paul Guinery
Guest: Stephen Layton
Organist: Andrew Lumsden
Organist: James Vivian
Singers: Polyphony
Musicians: The Wallace Collection
Director: Stephen Layton

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Recorded at the 2000 Huddersfield
Contemporary Music Festival.
Ueli Wiget (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jac van Steen
Rihm Vers une Symphonie Fleuve, No 4 Lachenmann Ausklang


Conductor: Jac van Steen
Conductor: Rihm Vers

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell introduce a session from Finnish techno group Pan Sonic, one of the acts at this year's Ether Festival of electronic music in London.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Mozart Violin Sonata
No 3 in D, K30612.25 Arriaga Symphony in D1.00 CPE Bach Klopstocks
Morgengesangam Schofungsfeste ,
Wq239; Heilig, Wq217 ; ZurEinfuhrungdes HP Gasie, Wq250; Cantata: WerlstSo
Wurdigals Du 1.50 Van Noordt Psalm 2;
Psalm 116 2.10 Hellendaal Cello Sonata, Op 5 No 62.25 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor2.55 Sibelius Symphony No5
3.25 Bernstein Chichester Psalms
3.45 Farkas String Quartet 4.00 Dirk
Schafer Adagio Patetico (Piano Quintet,
Op 5,14.15 Bizet/Stuart Sankey Carmen Fantasy4.30 Mozart Sonata in G, K283 (arr Grieg for two pianos) 4.40 Telemann
Concerto a 54.50 Bach Chorale-Preludes :
Wie Nach einer Wasserquelle, BWV1119; Machs mit Mir Gott Nach Deiner Gut.
BWV957a 5.00 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila 5.10 Gabrieli Aria della Battaglia 5.20 Gesualdo Merce Grido
Piangendo 5.30 Mozart Ch 'io Mi Scordi di Te...? Non TemerAmato Bene, K505 5.40 Beethoven Piano Sonata in G, Op 14 No 2
5.55 Brahms Hungarian Dance No 1 in G


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bach Klopstocks
Unknown: Morgengesangam Schofungsfeste
Unknown: Sankey Carmen
Unknown: Mozart Sonata
Unknown: Bach Chorale-Preludes
Unknown: Gesualdo Merce Grido

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