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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Couperin Concert No 1 in G (Concerts Royaux) Robert Claire and Janet See (flutes), Jaapter Linden (viol), Davitt Moroney (harpsichord)
6.45 Dittersdorf String Quintet No 6 in G Franz Schubert Quartet, Julius Berger (cello)
7.00 Charpentier Beatus Vir Le Concert Spirituel, conductor Herve Niquet
8.00 Mozart Overture: Lucio Silla Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.10 Brahms Violin Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108 Pinchas Zukerman , Daniel Barenboim (piano)
8.45 Arnold English Dances, Setl, Op27 LPO conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Robert Claire
Flutes: Janet See
Flutes: Jaapter Linden
Harpsichord: Davitt Moroney
Cello: Julius Berger
Conductor: Herve Niquet
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Pinchas Zukerman
Piano: Daniel Barenboim

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from recent concerts in Paris, Vienna, Stockholm, Saarbrucken, Prague and the Vogler Festival in Drumcliffe, County Sligo. Herguestat around 10.00 is actor Eleanor Bron.
Music includes at approximately:
9.03 Dukas Overture: Le Roi Lear
French National Orchestra, conductor Emmanuel Krivine
9.25 Brahms Nanie , Op 82 Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Swedish Radio Choir and SO, conductor Tobias Ringborg
9.35 Debussy Trio
Patricia Moynihan (flute), Lars Anders Tomter (viola), Cliona Doris (harp)
11.05 Schumann Frauenliebe und -leben, Op 42 Alice Coote (mezzo), Barry Douglas (piano)
11.30 Franck Symphony in D minor French National Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
Email your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Eleanor Bron.
Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Conductor: Brahms Nanie
Conductor: Tobias Ringborg
Flute: Patricia Moynihan
Flute: Lars Anders
Viola: Cliona Doris
Harp: Schumann Frauenliebe
Unknown: Alice Coote
Piano: Barry Douglas
Piano: Franck Symphony
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Music Matters

Dermot Clinch and Tommy Pearson interview composer George Benjamin and look at how topjobs in the music profession are filled. Producer Paul Frankl


Unknown: Dermot Clinch
Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: George Benjamin
Producer: Paul Frankl

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Sean Rafferty presents Sergei Leiferkus (baritone) and Semion Skigin (piano), who perform songs by Borodin, Musorgskyand Rachmaninov. Repeated from Monday


Baritone: Sergei Leiferkus
Baritone: Semion Skigin
Unknown: Musorgskyand Rachmaninov.

: BBC Legends

Mstislav Rostropovich The first of two programmes in which Stephen Johnson looks in the BBC Archive for outstanding performances by the great Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Music includes
Schumann's Cello Concerto conducted by Benjamin Britten and Brahms's First Cello Sonata with pianist Sviatoslav Richter.


Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich.
Conducted By: Benjamin Britten
Pianist: Sviatoslav Richter.

: Private Passions

Repeat of yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay presents another selection of light classics.


Unknown: Brian Kay

: Discovering Music

Shostakovich's last symphony, the 15th, has mystified audiences with its array of conspicuous quotations and quirky tunes. Sarah Walker tries to make sense of it all with the help of specially recorded musical illustrations performed by the BBC
Philharmonic, conducted by Jason Lai. See Wednesday 2pm


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Conducted By: Jason Lai.

: Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

John Tusa talks to the sculptor Anthony Gormley.


Guest: Anthony Gormley
Producer: Philip Sellars

: The Making of Carandiru

Hostage-taking, riots, rebellions, diseased waterfrom rat urine.... As a prelude to tonight's Drama on 3, Paul
Heritage follows director Kate Rowland as she records the play inside Brazil's most notorious prison. Producer Paul Heritage


Director: Kate Rowland
Producer: Paul Heritage

: Drama on 3

By Jeff Young. Based on prison doctor
Drauzio Varella's autobiographical Estacao Carandiru , this drama is ajourneythrough the corridors, cells and stories of Estacao Carandiru - Sao Paulo's notorious prison -following the doctor from the first day he entered the prison to the worst massacre in prison history in October 1992.
Director/producer Kate Rowland Revised repeat


Unknown: Jeff Young.
Unknown: Estacao Carandiru
Stories Of: Estacao Carandiru
Producer: Kate Rowland
Himself: Dr Drauzio Varella
Jeremiah: Jairo Arco E Flexa
Lupericio: Augusto Cesar
Polney: Augusto Cesar
Marques: Marcello Bosschar
Jaquelina: Marcello Bosschar
Cacapa: Enrique Diaz
Guard: Enrique Diaz
Bigode: Dionisio Neto

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery is in conversation with octogenarian Eric Ericson, one of the most distinguished and influential Swedish choral directors overthe last six decades. He was the first director of the Swedish Radio Choir, and still conducts this choir, as well as his own singers and other choirs all over the world. His choice of music includes Swedish folk songs arranged by Stenhammar and Alfven, works by Ingvar Lidholm, Poulenc and Messiaen, and his much admired recordings of Richard Strauss's Der Abend and Max Reger's Ach Herr, Strafe Mich Nicht.


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Eric Ericson

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

At the gate through which souls must pass to be reborn, three women seek eternal forgiveness - for they have all committed suicide for love. Will they be allowed through the gate?
Tan Dun Orchestral Theatre IV (The Gate)
BBCSym phony Orchestra conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Tan Dun
Yuji (Peking opera actress): Shi Mln
Koharu (Japanese puppeteer): Zehua Zhang
Juliet: Nancy Allen Lundy (soprano)

: Between the Ears

Extraneous Noises Off. Forensic phonetician Dr Peter French demonstrates his extensive sound archive of the voices of unknown villains unwittingly captured on tape, with music composed by Philip Pinsky. Producer Matt Thompson


Composed By: Philip Pinsky.
Producer: Matt Thompson

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall introduce another eclectic selection of new music. Plus a live solo set from former Incredible String Band member, singer, storyteller, guitarist and harpist Robin Williamson.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Harpist: Robin Williamson.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Kunzen Symphony in G minor
12.25 Bach Oboe Concerto in A, BWV1055
12.40 Poulenc, orch L Berkeley Flute Sonata 12.50 Verdi Eri Tu (Un Ballo in Maschera) 1.00 Haydn Missa Brews
Sancti Jbannis de Deo in B flat, HXXII 7
(Little Organ Mass); Organ Concerto in C, H XVIII 1; Salve Regina in E, HXXIIIb 1;
1.50 Mozart String Quartet in D, K575
2.10 Beethoven Fifteen Variations and a Fugue on an Original Theme in E flat,
Op 35 (Eroica) 2.40 Weiner Serenade , Op 3 3.05 Brahms Five Songs, Op 104
3.15 Glinka / Recall a Wondrous Moment; The Fire of Longing Burns in My Heart
3.30 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor 4.05 Geminiani Violin Sonata in D, Op 1 No 14.15 Wilkinson Salve
Regina 4.30 Gershwin, transcr Grainger The Man / Love 4.35 Plaza Milonga - Noctuma 4.45 Juon Fairy Tale, Op 8
4.50 Kurpinski Two Huts
5.00 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)
5.15 Hannikainen Air, Op 16 No 1
5.20 Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
5.40 Spohr Fantasia in C minor, Op 53
5.50 Handel SolitudiniAmate ;Aure Fonti Ombre Gradite (Alessandro)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Salve Regina
Unknown: Weiner Serenade
Unknown: Wilkinson Salve
Unknown: Spohr Fantasia
Unknown: Handel Solitudiniamate

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