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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Chausson Soirde Fete, Op 32 BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
6.25 Mozart Piano Concerto No 11 in F, K413 Philharmonia, director VI adimirAshkenazy (piano)
7.00 Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat
Hermann Baumann , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
7.50 Biber Mystery Sonata No 2 in A (The Visitation) Reinhard Goebel (violin), Musica Antiqua , Koln
8.00 Respighi La Boutique Fantasque Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.45 Rautavaara Isle of Bliss
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leif Segerstam


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Unknown: Hermann Baumann
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Violin: Reinhard Goebel
Violin: Musica Antiqua
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Leif Segerstam

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents the best of recent performances from around Europe including Vivaldi from Rome, Mahler from Latvia, Haydn from Lucerne and Mozart from Newcastle.
10.00 A concert performance, live from the Kongresshalle, Saarbrucken. Peter Rosel (piano),
Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gunter Herbig
Tchaikovsky Suite: The Nutcracker, Op 71a Prokoflev Piano Concerto No 2
Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor
Email your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Gunter Herbig

: Performing Bach

In this final programme exploring the history offavourite Bach works on record, Anthony Burton listens to recordings of the Mass in B minor made by Nikolaus Harnoncourt , Joshua Rifkin ,
Albert Coates , John Eliot Gardiner , Karl Richter and others.


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Joshua Rifkin
Unknown: Albert Coates
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Karl Richter

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall, given by the Gaudier Ensemble. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Schubert Octet in F, D803


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: BBC Legends

Emil Gilels. Piers Lane reflects on the pianism of the great Russian, Emil Gilels , and highlights two recordings from the BBC archives made in London in the 1950s. The programme includes music by Domenico Scarlatti , Schumann, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev.


Unknown: Emil Gilels.
Unknown: Emil Gilels
Music By: Domenico Scarlatti

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay 's special guest this week is composer and conductor John Rutter , who is particularly known for his large output of Christmas music, both as composer and editor. He talks about his life and music.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Conductor: John Rutter

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson unlocks the secrets of Beethoven's final string quartet, his Op 135 in F, with its fascinating blend of classicism and startling modernism. Specially-recorded musical illustrations are played by the Emperor Quartet. See Tuesday 10am


Presenter: Stephen Johnson

: Sunday Feature: Expel All thePhilosophers

In August 1922 Lenin signed an order expelling 167 "unwanted" philosophers and academics from the new Soviet Union.
Most, like Semyon Frank and Nikolas Berdyayev , ended up in Paris, where they joined a remarkable emigre community which included novelists such as Nina Berberova and Vladimir Nabokov. Lesley Chamberlain explores the emigres' lives, visits the places the Russians made their own, looks for their ghosts and charts the survival of ideas now urgent once again after the fall Of Communism. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Semyon Frank
Unknown: Nikolas Berdyayev
Unknown: Nina Berberova
Unknown: Vladimir Nabokov.
Unknown: Lesley Chamberlain
Producer: Tim Dee

: Drama on 3

Laughter When We're Dead
By Sean O'Brien. A fast, funny and frightening 21st-century Jacobean revenge tragedy set in the violent, corrupt and sexually driven world of contemporary politics. It's conference time on Tyneside before an autumn election and the labour government is on the ropes.
Music by Keith Morris and performed by Keith Morris. Wendy Brown. Graham Hardy and Dave Borthwick Director Melanie Harris


Unknown: Sean O'Brien.
Music By: Keith Morris
Unknown: Keith Morris.
Unknown: Wendy Brown.
Unknown: Graham Hardy
Unknown: Dave Borthwick
Director: Melanie Harris
James Jackson: Deka Walmsley
William Farr: Gavin Muir
Elizabeth Jackson: Charlie Hardwick
Miranda: Sasha Pick
Bobby Brammer: Michael Hodgson
Gregor Glass: Donald McBride
Daisy Gates: Suzy Cooper
Denise: Grace Stlllgrove
Heavy: Joe Caffrey

: Choirworks

An Advent Sequence. Paul Guinery introduces a seasonal selection of music by British composers, including: Bingham 0 Magnum Mysterium BBC Symphony Chorus, conductor Stephen Jackson
Finzi Magnificat , Op 36 Choirof St John's College, Cambridge, conductor Chistopher Robinson , Christopher Whitton (organ) Leighton What Love Is This of Thine?
Michael Ball A Maide So Bright, Op 27 BBC Northern Singers, conductor Stephen Wilkinson
Rubbra Natum Maria Virgine, Op 136 Stephen Varcoe (baritone),
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Judith Bingham A Cold Spell BBC Northern Singers, conductor Stephen Wilkinson Bax Mater OraFilium
Finzi Singers, conductor Paul Spicer


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Conductor: Stephen Jackson
Conductor: Finzi Magnificat
Conductor: Chistopher Robinson
Conductor: Christopher Whitton
Unknown: Michael Ball
Conductor: Stephen Wilkinson
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Judith Bingham
Conductor: Stephen Wilkinson
Conductor: Bax Mater
Conductor: Paul Spicer

: BBC Philharmonic

Conductor Susanna Malkki
Magnus Lindberg Feria


Conductor: Susanna Malkki
Conductor: Magnus Lindberg Feria

: Between the Ears

Angel Horn, Jazz trumpeter and flugel-horn player Shake Keane was given a trumpet at the age of six by his dad. Shake was also a dab hand at poems, photography and thinking. But itdidn 'tall come together. Before he died, thousands of miles away from his beloved and hated St Vincent , he begged a friend to "throw me in the Norwegian Sea." How did Shake's narrative fall to pieces? Philip Nanton asks the questions. Poems read by Bert Caesar. With music by Shake Keane himself. Producer Matt Thompson


Unknown: Shake Keane
Unknown: St Vincent
Unknown: Philip Nanton
Read By: Bert Caesar.
Producer: Matt Thompson

: Mixing It

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


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Grieg Lyric Pieces (excerpts) 12.35
Mendelssohn Cello Sonata No 1 in B flat, Op 451.00 Palestrina Missa I'Homme Arme Kodaly Missa Brevis 2.10 Britten Lachrymae 2.30 Ernst Unko Piano Concerto No 2, Op 10 2.50 Mozart
Divertimento in B flat, K439b (KAnh229) No 13.05 Hummel Clarinet Quintet in E flat 3.35 Schubert Allegretto in C minor, D9153.40 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F
4.10 Saint-Saens Oboe Sonata in D,
Op 1664.30 Locatelli Concerto in Eflat, Op 7 No 6 (II Pianto d'Ariana)
4.45 Gershwin, transcr Grainger Love Walked In 4.50 Offenbach The Doll's
Song (The Tales of Hoffmann)
5.00 Albicastro Violin Sonata, Op 9 No 12 (La Follia) 5.10 Massenet, arr Marsick Méditation (Thais) 5.20 Leoncavallo
Prologue: I Pagliacci 5.30 Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31 5.40 Brahms Schicksalslied , Op 54


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Palestrina Missa
Unknown: Britten Lachrymae
Unknown: Brahms Schicksalslied

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