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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Liszt Concert Paraphrase on Verdi's
"Rigoletto" Daniel Barenboim (piano)
6.35 Vivaldi Concerto in C for multiple instruments, RV556 (per la Solennita de S Lorenzo) Concerto Italiano, director Rinaldo Alessandrini
7.30 Josquin des Pres PraeterRerum SeriemTallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
7.45Smetana Macbeth and the Witches
Radoslav Kvapil (piano)
8.00 Mendelssohn Capriccio Brillant in B minor, Op 22 Stephen Hough (piano), City of Bimingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lawrence Foster
8.35 Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Director: Peter Phillips
Piano: Radoslav Kvapil
Piano: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Lawrence Foster
Conductor: Stravinsky Symphony
Conductor: Georg Solti

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe and beyond. At about 10.00 she is joined by choreographer Siobhan Davies. Including ballet music by Prokofiev (Romeo and Juliet) and Jean-Fery Rebel (Les Elemens), and pieces by Mozart, Salieri and Piazzola. Plus, at approximately:
9.20 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Mid-German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Howard Arman
10.30 Stravinsky Three movements from "Petrushka" MironSmidak (piano)
10.50 Bizet Symphony in C
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Marc Minkowski
11.30 Faure Requiem , Op 48 Soloists, Berlin Radio Chorus,
Berlin PO, conductor Marc Minkowski Email your comments to: 5unday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Siobhan Davies.
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Conductor: Howard Arman
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Conductor: Faure Requiem
Conductor: Marc Minkowski

: Music Matters

With Dermot Clinch and Tommy Pearson.
Richard Steinitz discusses his new biography of Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti. Plus a look at how string quartets and other performing groups succeed (or fail) at maintaining harmonious working relationships over a number of years.


Unknown: Dermot Clinch
Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Richard Steinitz
Unknown: Gyorgy Ligeti.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generations.
Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from London's Wigmore Hall, presented by Fiona Talkington. Brodsky Quartet
Prokofiev String Quartet No 2, Op 92 Shostakovich Elegy and Polka
Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 Repeated from Monday


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: BBC Legends

Quartetto Italiano. Stephen Johnson looks at the origins of one of the foremost international quartets of the post-war era and introduces part of a concert they gave in London in 1965 performing music by Boccherini and Beethoven.


Unknown: Quartetto Italiano.
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Private Passions

Repeat of yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Today's selection features
Dimitri Tiomkin 's Hollywood version of Strauss's Blue Danubewaltz ; the Queen's Hall Light Orchestra and Sidney Torch play
Haydn Wood 's Snapshots of London; and Joseph Horovitz takes us back to the 19th-century music hall with the help of the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.


Unknown: Dimitri Tiomkin
Unknown: Blue Danubewaltz
Unknown: Haydn Wood
Unknown: Joseph Horovitz

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson explores American composer Aaron Copland 'sThird Symphony, which was largely composed towards the end of the Second World War, and finds that it was strongly affected by the time in which it was written. Specially recorded examples are performed by the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Jason Lai. See Performance on 3 on Wednesday at 7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Conducted By: Jason Lai.

: Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

John Tusa meets the painter, teacher and father of Brit Art, Michael Craig-Martin.


Presenter: John Tusa
Guest: Michael Craig-Martin

: Choirworks

John Rutter
Paul GuineryisjoinedbyJohnRutter , who introduces some of his own lesser-known works and French and English choral music that he admires.
Giles Swayne Magnificat Britten Hymn to St Cecilia
Howells The Fear of the Lord
Cambridge Singers, conductor John Rutter Rutter Hymn to the Creator of Light Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, conductor Timothy Brown Ravel Trois Chansons
Poulenc Litanies a la Vierge Noire
Rutter There Is a Flower; The Falcon; I My Best Beloved's Am
Cambridge Singers, conductor John Rutter


Unknown: John Rutter
Unknown: Paul Guineryisjoinedbyjohnrutter
Unknown: Giles Swayne
Unknown: St Cecilia
Conductor: John Rutter
Conductor: Rutter Hymn
Unknown: Vierge Noire
Conductor: John Rutter

: Drama on 3

Baby Bird
By Gill Adams. Recorded on location around the streets of Hull, this is the story of 13-year-old Jenny Wren , a constant truant from school with serial behavioural problems, who has lost her Gran and whose Mum has given up believing in tomorrow. But Jenny has a plan ...
Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Gill Adams.
Unknown: Jenny Wren
Director: Kate Rowland
JennyWren: Hollle Wilson
Morris: Roland Gift
: Sandy Kayewragg
Mouse: David Tute
Headmaster/DI Peters: Nicholas Lane
Janet/Nurse/PC Smith: Stephanie Galbraith
Maria: Katie Wright
Julie: Lucy Beaumont
Biuey: Matthew Lambert

: Smith Quartet

Reich Triple Quartet
Conlon Nancarrow String Quartet Reich Different Trains

: Between the Ears: Shorts

Three linked features evoking different worlds of language, colour and hearing. 1: Listeningto Lists. How writers, artists and film-makers have used lists in their work. With Peter Greenaway , Don Paterson and Emma Kay.
2: The Colour of Sound. Peter White , blind from birth, considers his perception of colour based on sound and music, with the help of composer Jonathan Harvey and painter George Dannatt. Harvey's music is interwoven with a poem by Sean Street , which moves through darkness and shades of colour towards light and silence. 3: In a Child's Ear. Audiologists and poets examine the process by which babies make sense of the barrage of sound that greets their ears when they leave the womb.


Unknown: Peter Greenaway
Unknown: Don Paterson
Unknown: Emma Kay.
Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: George Dannatt.
Unknown: Sean Street

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present an eclectic mix of musical styles.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Strauss Four Last Songs 12.25 Poulenc Sonata for two pianos 12.45 Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-midi d 'un Faune
1.00 Monteverdi Lamento d'Arianna
Handel Dixit Dominus 1.55 Bruckner
Symphony No 7 in E 3.05 Franck, arr
Rampal Flute Sonata in A 3.35 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
4.10 Marais Tombeau pour M de Lully
4.20 Rudolf Escher Ciel Air et Vents
4.30 Pejacevic Barkarola ; Song without Words, Op 5; Butterfly, Op 6; Impromptu, Op 9 4.40 Karlowicz Three Songs
4.50 Berlioz Le Carnaval Romain
5.00 JC Pezel Tower Music from Leipzig: Intradas, Nos 1-3 5.05 Telemann
Recorder Sonata in A (Der Getreue Music-Meister) 5.15Respighi Poema Autunnale
5.30 August de Boeck Ave Maria
5.40 Grainger Danish Folk-song Suite


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Monteverdi Lamento
Unknown: Handel Dixit Dominus
Unknown: Marais Tombeau
Unknown: Rudolf Escher Ciel
Unknown: Pejacevic Barkarola

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