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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Vaughan Williams Magnificat
6.35 Vivaldi Concerto in B flat for violin and cello, RV547
7.00 Mozart Symphony No 32 in G, K318
7.40 Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat
8.00 Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town)
8.35 Grieg PeerGynt , Suite No 2


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Grieg Peergynt

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents a programme of live music from the Assembly Rooms in Bath, featuring Debussy, Liszt and Brahms from pianist Ashley Wass , Concordia playing Purcell and Lawes, and the Nash Ensemble playing Poulenc, Beethoven and Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale
(conducted by Martyn Brabbins ). Today's guest at around 10.00 is Tim Bullamore , author of a history of the Bath Festival. For free tickets call [number removed]
Email your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Pianist: Ashley Wass
Conducted By: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Tim Bullamore

: Music Matters

With Dermot Clinch and Tommy Pearson. In the anniversary year of the death of Queen Elizabeth I, a look at some important Elizabethan musical scores in the British
Library. Plus African polyrhythm and its influence on modern composers, and virtuosity - a lost art or a relevant skill in modern music? Producer PaulFrankl


Unknown: Dermot Clinch
Unknown: Tommy Pearson.

: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover

Live from the Bath Assembly Rooms, nlain Burnside accompanies Susan Chilcott
(soprano) and Susan Bickley (mezzo). Britten A Charm of Lullabies Strauss Four Songs, Op 27
Judith Weir Songs from the Exotic Britten/Bolcom Cabaret Songs
Leonard Bernstein La Bonne Cuisine


Soprano: Susan Chilcott
Soprano: Susan Bickley
Unknown: Judith Weir Songs
Songs: Leonard Bernstein

: BBC Legends

John Ogdon. Piers Lane concludes his look at the BBC archive recordings of the English pianist John Ogdon. Music includes a sonata by Schubert and an electrifying performance of Liszt's First Piano Concerto with the Bournemouth Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Constantin Silvestri.


Unknown: John Ogdon.
Unknown: Piers Lane
Pianist: John Ogdon.
Conductor: Constantin Silvestri.

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest, literary critic
James Wood , chooses his favourite music, including Byrd, Tallis, Parry and the Beatles.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: James Wood

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Malcolm Arnold conducts the London
Philharmonic Orchestra in his own
Scottish Dances, Barry Wordsworth conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in Sydney Torch's Petite Valse and the programme ends with a salute to that master of top hat and tails - Fred Astaire.


Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Fred Astaire.

: Discovering Music

Chris de Souza takes a fresh look at
Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A, K622.
Specially recorded examples are played by John Bradbury (clarinet/basset clarinet) with the BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba , together with excerpts from a recording made by Charles Neidich with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. See Performance on 3 Wednesday 7.30pm


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Clarinet: John Bradbury
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Unknown: Charles Neidich

: Sunday Feature: The Civil Barbarian

Peter the Great drove thousands to death to create his dream city, St Petersburg.
Great violence and haunting beauty have marked the metropolis ever since. On the 300th anniversary of its foundation, writer Kevin Jackson questions the legacy of the Tsar's enlightened despotism. With reflections from Count Nikolai Tolstoy (a descendant of one of Peter's ambassadors), the curator of the Hermitage
Aleksei Leporc , and travel writer Colin Thubron.
The reader is Eleanor Bron. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Kevin Jackson
Unknown: Count Nikolai Tolstoy
Unknown: Aleksei Leporc
Unknown: Colin Thubron.
Unknown: Eleanor Bron.
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Old Macdonald

nLive from the Bath Assembly Rooms, lain
Burnside accompanies Susan Chilcott
(soprano), Susan Bickley (mezzo), Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (tenor) and Hakan Vramsmo (baritone) in a programme of anti-romantic, non rose-tinted views of the countryside, including songs by Poulenc, FG Scott, Ravel, Butterworth, Grainger, Judith Weir and Bartok.


Soprano: Susan Chilcott
Soprano: Susan Bickley
Tenor: Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts
Tenor: Hakan Vramsmo
Unknown: Judith Weir

: Drama on 3

Vieux Carre
I By Tennessee Williams. With
Brendan Fraser , Alfred Molina , Shirley Knight ,
Cindy Katz and Eric Stoltz. A thrilling, haunting, disturbing and often funny play, ruthlessly exposing the weaknesses and fantasies of the writer's fellow guests in a seedy boarding house in New Orleans, run by a half-mad landlady. and Clarinet Phil Todd
Director Martin Jenkins Producer Martin Jarvis


Unknown: Vieux Carre
Unknown: Tennessee Williams.
Unknown: Brendan Fraser
Unknown: Alfred Molina
Unknown: Shirley Knight
Unknown: Cindy Katz
Unknown: Eric Stoltz.
Clarinet: Phil Todd
Director: Martin Jenkins
Producer: Martin Jarvis
The Writer: Brendan Fraser
Mrs Wire: Shirley Knight
Nursie: Juanita Jennings
Jane: Cindy Katz
Nightingale: Alfred Molina
Mary Maude: Dorothy James
Miss Carrie: Gloria Stroock
Tye: Jd Cullum
Biggs: Tegan West
Cop/Pick-up: Scott Atkinson
Judge: Dave Florek
Sky: Eric Stoltz
Tourists: Carolyn Seymour
Tourists: Jode Ryskewtecz

: Choirworks

Sven-David Sandstrom is Sweden's foremost composer of choral music. Paul Guinery explores Sandstrom's highly evocative choral music in performances by some of Sweden's finest choirs. The climax of the programme is a recording of Sails of Longing, a 40-minute work for male voice chorus and orchestra, commissioned by the Orphei Drangar Choir. The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Manfred Honeck.


Unknown: Sven-David Sandstrom
Music: Paul Guinery
Conducted By: Manfred Honeck.

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a session from the Canadian duo Smash and Teeny, which features Sarah Peebles on computer and sho (Japanese mouth organ) and Nilan Perera on treated guitar, with John Butcher (saxophones).


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Sarah Peebles
Unknown: Nilan Perera

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Merikanto Serenade
12.20 Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66 12.45 Chopin Preludes ,
Op 28: No 11 in B; No 12 in G sharp minor, No 13 in F sharp; No 14 in E flat; No 15 in D flat 1.00 Kristo Odak Madrigal , Op 11 StjepanSuIek The Tablet of Baska Bozidar Sirola Missa Poetica
1.55 Brahms Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor, Op 60 2.25 Rachmaninov Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
2.30 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams)
3.15 Mendelssohn Preludes and Fugues, Op 35 : No I in E minor; No 3 in B minor; No 5 in F minor; No 6 in B flat 3.40 Bach Toccata and Fugue in F, BWV540
3.55 Biber Harmonia Romana
4.10 CPE Bach Wer 1st So SurdigAls Du, Wq222 4.15 Janacek Pohadka
4.30 Khachaturian Adagio (Spartacus, Ballet Suite No 2) 4.45 Brahms Tragic Overture 5.00 Mozart Serenade in D, K239 (Serenata Notturna)
5.10 lacobus Gallus Camiolus Four
Madrigals 5.15 Corelli Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 5.25 Gounod Salut Demeure Chaste et Pure (Faust)
5.30 Uszt, transcr
Lhevinne Reminiscences on Meyerbeer's "Robert le Diable" 5.40 Grainger, arr Wincenc Molly on the Shore 5.45 Butterworth A Shropshire Lad


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Chopin Preludes
Unknown: Kristo Odak Madrigal
Unknown: Janacek Pohadka
Unknown: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: Lhevinne Reminiscences
Unknown: Wincenc Molly

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