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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Vivaldi 0 Qui Coeli Terraeque Serenitas, RV631 Susan Gritton (soprano) The King's Consort, director Robert King
6.25 Mozart Ballet Music (Idomeneo) Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
7.03 Vaughan Williams Concerto
Accademico Yehudi Menuhin (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
7.45 Beethoven Six Variations, Wo034 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
8.03 Chopin Introduction and Polonaise Brillante , Op
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Martha Argerich (piano)
8.42 Tippett Suite in D (Birthday Suite for Prince Charles)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti MUSIC LIVE


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Director: Robert King
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Piano: Polonaise Brillante
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Martha Argerich
Piano: Tippett Suite
Conductor: Georg Solti

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes introduces performances from St George 's Bristol given bythe resident chamber group, the Zenith Chamber Ensemble -
Peter Manning (violin), Timothy Hugh (cello) and Leon McCawley (piano) - playing the Handel/Halvorsen Passacaglia,
Beethoven's Variations on God Save the Kingand Mendelssohn's Piano trio in D minor, Fibonacci Sequence playing Martinu's La Revue de Cuisine and Mozart's quintet for piano and wind. Plus Cecilia McDowall 's Bells in the Air for trumpet and horn. Jonathan Lemalu , BBC New Generation artist and recent winner of the RPS Young Artist and Kathleen Ferrier awards, sings Schubert and Bolcom with pianist Michael Hampton. Plus the best of orchestral and choral music from around Europe.
E-mail your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: St George
Violin: Peter Manning
Violin: Timothy Hugh
Piano: Leon McCawley
Unknown: Cecilia McDowall
Horn: Jonathan Lemalu
Horn: Kathleen Ferrier
Pianist: Michael Hampton.

: Music Matters

With the music scene becoming increasingly pluralistic how does this effect the role of classical music? To discuss Who Needs Classical Music?
Ivan Hewett is joined at the Assembly Rooms in Bath by a panel of leading figures in music, including the pianist Joanna MacGregor , jazz violinist Mark Feldman , composer Julian Johnson , oud player Rabih Abou -Khalil and the artistic director of Bath
Festival, Tim Joss.
E-MAIL: music.matters@bbc.co.uk


Music: Ivan Hewett
Pianist: Joanna MacGregor
Violinist: Mark Feldman
Unknown: Julian Johnson
Unknown: Rabih Abou
Unknown: Tim Joss.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a recital of string quartets given at the Wigmore Hall in London . First broadcast last Monday. Vanbrugh Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K458 (Hunt) Bartok String Quartet No 1

: BBC Legends

Isaac Stern
In the second of two programmes from the BBC archives about the violinist
Isaac Stern , Stephen Johnson explores the formation of the Isaac Stern Trio and introduces a performance of the Schubert Trio in E flat, D929, for piano and strings, recorded in 1968.


Unknown: Isaac Stern
Violinist: Isaac Stern
Violinist: Stephen Johnson

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay presents a selection of light classics.


Unknown: Brian Kay

: Discovering Music

Gerard McBurney explores
Aaron Copland 's orchestral version of his ballet Appalachian Spring, with the help of specially recorded extracts from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Brad Cohen. see Friday 2pm


Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Conducted By: Brad Cohen.

: Sunday Feature: Live

David Owen-Norris explores the enduring appeal of live performance. His studio guests include classical singer Catherine Bott , jazz saxophonist Andy Sheppard and critic Miles Kington. They examine what makes live music so exciting and how it compares with digital recordings. Producer Lore Windemuth


Unknown: David Owen-Norris
Singer: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Andy Sheppard
Unknown: Miles Kington.

: Masters of the Queen's Music

A concert from the UlsterHall, Belfast, celebrating the Golden Jubilee.
Vernon Handley conducts the Ulster Orchestra in music written in Coronation year by Bliss, Britten and Arnold and works by Northern Ireland composers Hamilton Harty and Howard Ferguson.


Unknown: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Hamilton Harty
Unknown: Howard Ferguson.

: Drama on 3: Mnemonic

Conceived and directed by Simon McBurney with the theatre company
Complicite. In 1991, tourists descending a 3,000-metre peak find a body emerging from the ice. Stories of journeys fragment and revolve like the act of memory itself as Mnemon/cquestions our understanding of time and our attempts to retell the past. The Complicite company: Annabel Arden.
Katrin Cartlidge , Hannes Flaschberger , Richard Katz. Marcello Magni , Simon McBurney. Tim McMullan ,
Kostas Philippoglou , Rolf Saxon. Catherine Schaub Abkarian and Daniel Wahl


Directed By: Simon McBurney
Unknown: Annabel Arden.
Unknown: Katrin Cartlidge
Unknown: Hannes Flaschberger
Unknown: Richard Katz.
Unknown: Marcello Magni
Unknown: Simon McBurney.
Unknown: Tim McMullan
Unknown: Kostas Philippoglou
Unknown: Rolf Saxon.
Unknown: Catherine Schaub Abkarian
Unknown: Daniel Wahl

: Choirworks

1,000 Years of Coronation Music from Westminster Abbey
Paul Guinery introduces a Golden Jubilee edition recorded last month in Westminster Abbey as part of the Jubilee conference of the Societyfor Court Studies. Including plainsongfrom the time of William I and music written forthe Coronation in 1953. Andrew Reid (organ), Choir of Westminster Abbey, St James 's Baroque Players,
London Brass, conductor James O'Donnell Parry / Was Glad
Blow Let My Prayer Come Up into Thy Presence
Bairstow Let My Prayer Come Up into Thy Presence
Handel My Heart Is Inditing; Zadok the Priest Vaughan Williams The Old Hundredth Blow God Spake Sometime in Visions Gibbons 0 Clap Your Hands Together Elgar 0 Hearken Thou
Howells 0 God Our Defender
Walton Coronation Te Deum


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Andrew Reid
Unknown: St James
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: BBC Philharmonic

Conductor James MacMillan
James MacMillan Cumnock Fair


Conductor: James MacMillan

: Mixing It

Direct from Fiddlers in Bristol, Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present live sets from Minotaur Shock, Foehn and Mum and Dad.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Franz Berwald String
Quartet in E flatl2.30 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 312.50
Buxtehude Ciaccona Quemadmodum Desiderat Cervus , BuxWV92
1.00 "Fallen Women": music by Hildegard of Bingen and St Birgitta of Sweden and excerpts from the Codex Las Huelgas.
2.10 Schubert Piano Sonata in C, D840
2.30 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) 3.05 Beethoven Trio in B flat,
Op 113.30 Mozart Flute Concerto in D, K314 3.55 Nicolas Gombert Credo a 8 4.15 Pieter van Maldere Sinfonia in D,
Op 5 No 14.30 Mozart Finch ' Han dal Vino (Don Giovanni ) 4.45 Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) 5.00 Gluck Dances ofthe Furies (Orphee et Eurydice)
5.10 Strauss Was Erblickelch ? (Daphne)
5.25 Prokofiev Symphony No 1
(Classical) 5.40 Rachmaninov Etude-Tableau in A minor, Op 39 No 2


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Franz Berwald
Unknown: Desiderat Cervus
Unknown: St Birgitta
Unknown: Mozart Finch
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Gluck Dances
Unknown: Strauss Was Erblickelch

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