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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Bach French Suite No 2 in C minor, BWV813
6.45 Ravel Introduction and Allegro
7.00 Dunstable Preco Preheminenciae
7.35 Tchaikovsky Suite No 4 in G (Mozartiana)
8.00 Stravinsky Four Norwegian Moods
8.50 Nielsen Symphonic Rhapsody


Unknown: Martin Handley.

: Sunday Live

Now almost 40 years old, Hans Scharoun 's Philharmonic Hall in Berlin remains one of Europe's most remarkable buildings.
Stephanie Hughes visits the chamber hall at the Philharmonie to hear the Avalon Wind Quintet. Plus music from the Palladian Ensemble at the Konzerthaus in Vienna and a rare opportunity to hear Granville Bantock's Sappho, performed at the Olivier Messiaen Concert Hall of Radio France in Paris.
Milhaud La Cheminée du Roi René, Op 205 Avalon Wind Quintet
9.40 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 74 No 1 Zehetmair Quartet
10.10 Martinu String Trio No 2 EchnatonTrio
10.35 Mozart Violin Sonata in A, K526 Elisabeth Batiashvili, Milana Chernyavskaya (piano)
11.00 Bantock Sappho (excerpts) Marina Domashenko (mezzo), French National Orchestra, conductor Howard Griffiths
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Hans Scharoun
Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Elisabeth Batiashvili
Piano: Milana Chernyavskaya
Unknown: Marina Domashenko
Conductor: Howard Griffiths

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett talks to Peter Maxwell Davies about next week's premiere of his Pentecostal Mass for Westminster Cathedral Choir, and we eavesdrop on rehearsals for leading choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's new work for the Royal Ballet. Plus a report on musical life Down Under as the BBC Symphony Orchestra starts its tour of Australia.
E-MAIL: [email address removed]


Talks: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Christopher Wheeldon

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Petersen Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in D, Op 18 No 3 Dvorak String Quartet in F Op 96 (American)


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.

: BBC Legends

Reginald Goodall. Stephen Johnson presents the second of two programmes exploring s made by Reginald Goodall. Today he focuses on Goodall's Wagner.


Unknown: Reginald Goodall.
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Reginald Goodall.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Eric Coates conducts the Light Symphony Orchestra in his own suite, From Meadow to Mayfair, and Malcolm Sargent makes a rare appearance as composer alongside Ernest Tomlinson , Sidney Torch and Rutland Boughton.


Unknown: Eric Coates
Unknown: Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Ernest Tomlinson

: Discovering Music

Roger Nichols explores one of the great masterpieces of the orchestral repertoire, Debussy's La Mer , with specially recorded examples from the BBC Philharmonic under Rumon Gamba. See Wednesday 7.30pm


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Unknown: La Mer
Unknown: Rumon Gamba.

: Sunday Feature: Filling the EmptySpace - What Is Theatre for?

In 1968 Peter Brook wrote: "I can take any empty space and call it a bare stage. A man walks across this empty space whilst someone else is watching him and this is all that is needed for an act of theatre to be engaged. " The theatre critic
Rachel Halliburton and leading theatre makers, including Nicholas Hytner , Alan Ayckbourn and Robert Lepage , explore what this statement means more than 30 years on. Producer Jeremy Mortimer


Unknown: Peter Brook
Unknown: Rachel Halliburton
Unknown: Nicholas Hytner
Unknown: Alan Ayckbourn
Unknown: Robert Lepage
Producer: Jeremy Mortimer

: Drama on 3: The Cracked Pot

By Blake Morrison , adapted from Der
Zerbrochen Krugby Heinrich von Kleist. Set in the West Riding market town of Skipton in the early 19th century, the comedy begins when the visiting magistrate from Manchester, Judge Walter , arrives to inspect the court proceedings of roguish club-footed Judge Adam. On this particular day the wigless judge unwittingly unravels more than just the case of the broken jug brought before him.
Directed Susan Roberts ; First directed for the stage for Northern Broadsides by Barrie Rutter


Unknown: Blake Morrison
Unknown: Judge Walter
Unknown: Judge Adam.
Unknown: Susan Roberts
Unknown: Barrie Rutter
Judge Adam: Barrie Rutter
Judge Walter: John Bramwell
Bright: Andrew Whitehead
Meg: Christine Cox
Bridget: Christine Cox
Martha: Sara Parks
Tommy: Andrew Vincent
Leslie: Andy Wear

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery looks atthe work of American choral conductor Philip Brunelle , founder of the Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota. The first part of tonight's programme is a recording of a concert of English music given in Minneapolis last month, featuring a major work by Giles Swayne and the premiere of an elegiac new work by Richard Rodney Bennett.
Hoist This Have / Done for My True Love John Gardner Robin Adair
James MacMillan Christus Vincit Vaughan Williams Valiant for Truth The Ensemble Singers, conductor Philip Brunelle Swayne The Silent Land
Richard Rodney Bennett A Farewell to Arms Raphael Wallfisch (cello), the Ensemble Singers with members of the Plymouth
Series Chorus, conductor Philip Brunelle Eskil Hemberg Anthem: Thou Art over Us; Psalm 106 The Ensemble Singers, conductor Philip Brunelle
Britten Paul Bunyan (closing scene) Dan Dressen (tenor), Plymouth Music Series soloists, chorus and orchestra, conductor Philip Brunelle


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Unknown: Giles Swayne
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett.
Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Conductor: Eskil Hemberg
Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Conductor: Britten Paul Bunyan
Tenor: Dan Dressen
Conductor: Philip Brunelle

: Zoltan Kocsis

Beethoven Sonata in C minor, Op 111


Piano: Beethoven Sonata

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Garry Walker
Ives The Unanswered Question Bartok Hungarian Sketches
Harrison Symphonic Suite for Strings


Conductor: Garry Walker

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a mix of musical styles and influences.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Rachmaninov Moment Musical in D flat, Op 16 No 512.10 Brahms Violin Sonata
No 2 in A, Op 10012.30 Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135 1.00 Haydn's choral masterpiece recorded at St Sebald, Numberg, in July 2001. With Sylvia
Green berg and Andrea Rost (sopranos),
Bruce Ford (tenor), Thomas Mohr (baritone), Albert Dohmen (bass) and the Choir and Symphony Orchestra of Bayerischen
Rundfunks conducted by Lorin Maazel. Haydn The Creation
2.45 Wilhelm Stenhammar Late Summer
Nights, Op 333.05 Brahms Piano Trio No 3 in C minor, Op 1013.25 John Browne
0 Maria Salvatoris Mater3.40 JM Kraus
Symphony in C minor4.05 Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
4.20 Gaspar Sanz Spanish Suite
4.35 Verdi Alzira (excerpts) 4.45 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Wienerblut, Op 354
5.00 Handel Italian Cantata No 33: Mi
Palpita il Cor, HWV132c 5.25 Bach Aria Variata alia Maniera Italiana in A minor, BWV989 5.45 Delius, arrFenby
Intermezzo (Fennimore and Gerda)
5.55Sorkocevic Overture in G


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Sopranos: Andrea Rost
Tenor: Bruce Ford
Tenor: Thomas Mohr
Bass: Albert Dohmen
Conducted By: Lorin Maazel.
Unknown: Wilhelm Stenhammar
Unknown: John Browne
Unknown: Maria Salvatoris
Unknown: Gaspar Sanz
Unknown: Verdi Alzira
Unknown: Maniera Italiana

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