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: Morning on

With Martin Handley.
6.25 Tallis Suscipe Quaeso
6.45 Vaughan Williams Five Variants on Dives and Lazarus
7.03 Rodrigo Concierto Pastoral for flute and orchestra
7.39 Bach Cantata No 106: Gottes Zeit 1st die Allerbeste Zeit (Actus Tragicus)
8.29 Rameau Les Surprises de Amour
8.39 Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Tallis Suscipe Quaeso
Unknown: Rodrigo Concierto

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents the best performances from recent concerts in Europe, and her guest at around 10.00 is travel writer Simon Calder. Music includes the Latvian Radio Chorus singing Arvo Part and Sammartini played by Italian early music group II Giardino Armonico.
Poulenc Un Soirde Neige Swedish Radio Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
9.10 Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Marin Alsop
9.30 Franck Prelude , Choral and Fugue Toros Can (piano)
9.55 Falla Psyche Rinah Shaham
(mezzo), Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, conductor Simon Rattle
10.30 Poulenc Quatre Motets pour un Temps de Penitence Radio France Chorus, conductor Marcus Creed
11.10 Stenhammar Symphony No 2
Swedish RSO, conductor Alexander Briger Email your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Simon Calder.
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Conductor: Marin Alsop
Conductor: Franck Prelude
Unknown: Rinah Shaham
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Marcus Creed
Conductor: Alexander Briger

: Performing Bach

Another chance to hear Christopher Cook 's series of conversations with leading performers of Bach's music. Ton Koopman
Bach, reconstr Koopman St Mark Passion, BWV247 (excerpt) Amsterdam Baroque
Choir and Orchestra, director Ton Koopman
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050 (lst mvt) Wilbert Hazelzet (recorder), Roy Goodman (violin), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, director Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
Bach Cantata No 119: Preise Jerusalem, den Herrn (excerpt) Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, director Ton Koopman


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Koopman Bach
Director: Ton Koopman
Director: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Wilbert Hazelzet
Violin: Roy Goodman
Harpsichord: Ton Koopman
Director: Ton Koopman

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall, a recital given by soprano Joan Rodgers and pianist Julius Drake. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Brahms Die Nachtigall;Aufdem Schiffe; Komm 'bald; Madchenlied; Das Madchen Spricht; Wie Melodien; Klage; Aufdem Kirchhofe ; Ade; Fruhlingslied; Im
Waldeisamkeit; Bei Dir Sind Meine Gedanken
Tchaikovsky It Was in the Early Spring; At the Ball; Was I Not a Little Blade of Grass; Serenade; Rondel; Do Not Believe My Friend; At the Window; The Nightingale; The Cuckoo


Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Pianist: Julius Drake.
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Das Madchen
Unknown: Aufdem Kirchhofe

: BBC Legends

Rafael Kubelik. Stephen Johnson presents the second of two programmes devoted to Czech conductor Rafael Kubelik. Music from the BBC Archive includes Mozart's
Masonic Funeral Music, part of Schubert's Sixth Symphony and a selection of Dvorak's Legends. There is also a rare chance to hear music by Kubelik himself.


Unknown: Rafael Kubelik.
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Bryan Kelly 's Divertissement forms the centrepiece of today's programme in a recording by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia under Barry Wordsworth. Gordon Langford adds his contribution with an arrangement for the Grimethorpe Colliery Band of Lark in the Clear Air. Plus music by Josef Strauss , Richard Addinsell and Scott Joplin.


Unknown: Bryan Kelly
Unknown: Barry Wordsworth.
Unknown: Gordon Langford
Music By: Josef Strauss
Music By: Richard Addinsell
Music By: Scott Joplin.

: Discovering Music

Stravinsky: LeSacreduPrintemps, Parti ".. . a sacred kiss upon the flowering earth.... Gerard McBurney presents the first of two programmes about the work which singlehandedly changed the history of music: Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring.


Unknown: Gerard McBurney

: Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

A series in which John Tusa talks with some of the world's great creators of art. This week he meets New York-based sculptor in steel, Richard Serra.


Presenter: John Tusa
Guest: Richard Serra
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Drama on 3

The Last Days of Love
A play by Damian Gorman , specially commissioned by Radio 3 in collaboration with Tinderbox Theatre Co to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Belfast Festival at Queen's. Malachy and Corrine have managed to keep their specialist record shop in Belfast open for nearly 30 years, selling only love songs. When it is forced to close, a local radiojournalist makes a programme to mark its passing and gets more than she bargained for.
Keyboards played by Jules Maxwell Director Tanya Nash


Play By: Damian Gorman
Played By: Jules Maxwell
Director: Tanya Nash
Malachy: Dan Gordon
Corrine: Frances Tometty
Assumpta: Laura Hughes
Sean: Tom Ellis
Maurice Gibling: Simon Imrle
Asst Chief Constable McAtamney: Bj Hogg
Soup: Alan McKee
Ratarse: Conor Grimes
Melissa Marini: Maria Connolly
Odette: Shezwae Powell
Siobhan: Nikki Doherty
Bob: Roger Jennings

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery is joined by composer and conductor Malcolm Singer to explore the music of the Jewish Synagogue, from the earliest surviving medieval sources to the 20th century. The music was recorded at a concert given earlier this year at the Spitalfields Festival in London, where the BBC Singers and Malcolm Singer were joined by one of the most celebrated of modern cantors, Alberto Mizrahi. With lain Farrington (piano/organ).


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Conductor: Malcolm Singer
Unknown: Malcolm Singer
Unknown: Alberto Mizrahi.
Piano: Lain Farrington

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Leonard Slatkin
John Adams Harmonielehre ; Slonimsky's Earbox


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: John Adams Harmonielehre

: Between the Ears

Learning the Lines: "To live in a city, to know how to act, you have to learn your lines. " Glenn Patterson follows lines through the speech, sounds and streets of Belfast to offer his impressions of a city crossed with lines of demarcation, of configuration, of division and of commonality. The soundlines of Belfast are further interpreted by the Sonic Arts Research Centre of Queen's University. Producer Chris Spurr


Unknown: Glenn Patterson
Producer: Chris Spurr

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present eclectic sounds from the cutting edge, including a studio session by American experimental rock band JOMF.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Elgar Variations on an original theme (Enigma) 12.40 Gershwin Rhapsody No 2 for piano and orchestra
1.00 Bach St John Passion, BWV245
2.55 Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in D (Reformation) 3.30 Clara Schumann
Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17 74.00 JC Bach Quintet in F for flute, oboe, violin, viola and continuo, Op 11 No 3 4.10 MacDowell To a Wild Rose 4.10 J Strauss (son) Wa/tz: Roses from the South 4.25 Enesco
Concert Piece 4.35 Lars-Erik Larsson
Pastoral Suite, Op 194.50 Stenhammar Spring Night 5.00 Naumann Harpsichord Concerto in B flat 5.10 Sweelinck Psalm 23
5.25 Britten Piano Concerto


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

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