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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Vaughan Williams In the Fen Country New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
6.35 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No in G minor Murray Perahia ,
Academy of St Martin in the Reids, conductor Neville Marriner
7.00 Tallis Sing and Glorify (Spem in Alium) Chapelle du Roi, conductor Alistair Dixon
7.25 Haydn Symphony No 16 in B flat Hanover Band, director Roy Goodman
8.00 Sibelius Overture: Karelia, Op 10 Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.45 Franck Les Djinns
Aldo Ciccolini (piano), Belgian National Orchestra, conductor Andre Cluytens


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Director: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Franck Les Djinns
Piano: Aldo Ciccolini
Conductor: Andre Cluytens

: Sunday Live

Chris de Souza presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe. His guest at around 10.00 is director Peter Hall. Music includes at approximately: Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No 2
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, conductor Horia Andreescu
9.25 Haydn Cantata: Arianne a Naxos,
HXXVIb2 Bernarda Fink (mezzo), Salzburg Camerata, conductor Roger Norrington
10.35 Stravinsky Ballet: Petrushka (1947) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
11.35 Telemann Viola Concerto in G
Stanislav Svoboda , Prague Philharmonia, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
11.50 Paul von Klenau Paolo and Francesca French National Orchestra, conductor Emmanuel Krivine
Email your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Director: Peter Hall.
Conductor: Horia Andreescu
Unknown: Bernarda Fink
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Stanislav Svoboda
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Paul von Klenau Paolo
Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine

: Music Matters

Dermot Clinch and Tommy Pearson with arts news and interviews with key players in the music world. Producer Paul Frankl


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

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Skampa Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in C, K157 Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131 Repeated from Monday

: BBC Legends

Galina Vishnevskaya
Hilary Finch explores BBC archive recordings of Russian mezzo Galina Vishnevskaya who, like her husband
Mstislav Rostropovich , was in the 1970s stripped of her citizenship and spent many years in exile. With songs by Musorgsky and Tchaikovsky, including a 1965 studio recording with Rostropovich at the piano.


Unknown: Galina Vishnevskaya
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Unknown: Galina Vishnevskaya
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich

: Private Passions

Repeat of yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay presents Eric Coates 's concert waltz Sweet Seventeen played by the BBC Concert Orchestra, Roger Quilter 's As You Like It suite, and a Snowdon Overture by Gareth Glyn.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Eric Coates
Unknown: Roger Quilter
Unknown: Gareth Glyn.

: Discovering Music

Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet was considered undanceable at first, yet went on to become a cornerstone of the classical dance repertory. Sarah Walker explores the work's secrets with the help of specially recorded musical illustrations performed by the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Jason Lai. See Friday 7.30pm


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Conducted By: Jason Lai.

: Sunday Feature: Another Country

A series of four personal journeys.
2: Half a World Away. Award-winning poet Owen Sheers grew up in Wales but was born in Fiji in 1974. In accordance with local tradition his umbilical cord was buried under the roots of a coconut tree, a practice which is said to guarantee the person's return to the land of their birth. As he travels through Fiji's lush interior and coral-fringed coast, he finds himself following in the footsteps of another young poet who fell in love with the islands, Rupert Brooke. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Rupert Brooke.
Producer: Kate McAii

: Gamelan Sekar Petak

Daniel March Pieces of Five and Three
Richard Causton Concerto for percussion and gamelan With Evelyn Glennie (R)


Unknown: Richard Causton
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces the first recording of one of the major choral works by George Dyson (1883-1964).
Cheryl Barker (soprano), Jean Rigby
(mezzo), Philip Langridge (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Chamber Choir,
BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox. George Dyson Quo Vadis?


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: George Dyson
Soprano: Cheryl Barker
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Tenor: Roderick Williams
Conductor: Richard Hickox.
Conductor: George Dyson

: Drama on 3

Jesus Hopped the "A Train
Stephen Adley Guirgis 's emotionally devastating prison drama, in which an impressionable young prisoner has his life changed when forced into the company of a mass-murderer who claims to have found God.
Director Philip Seymour Hoffman Producer Gordon House (R)


Unknown: Stephen Adley Guirgis
Director: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Angel Cruz: John Ortiz
Lucius Jenkins: Ronald C Jones
Valdez: Nestor Serrano
Mary Jane Hanrahan: Elizabeth Canavan
D'Amico: Salvatore Inzerillo

: Between the Ears

A Britain of the Mind
An unusual love letter from over the English Channel, invoking the "Great
Britain" that resides in the imaginations of a small number of French students, whose impressions of the country may spring from one memorable day, an unforgettable year, a bit of pop music or a television show seen on European cable. Composed and produced by veteran American radio producer Marjorie Van
Halteren from voices, recorded sound and musical snippets.


Producer: Marjorie Van

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present highlights from a concert given last week by guitarist Fred Frith and percussionist Chris Cutler , both former members of the English experimental rock group Henry Cow.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Guitarist: Fred Frith
Unknown: Chris Cutler

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Veracini Overture (Concerto) No 6 in B flat
12.15 Hummel String Trio in G
12.30 Croft Organ Voluntary No 12 in D
12.35 Mozetich Violin Concerto
1.00 Moeran Phyllida and Corydon Tippett Dance, Clarion Air Vaughan
Williams Silence and Music Finzi White-
Flowering Days, Op 37 Elgar To Her beneath Whose Steadfast Star
Walton Drop , Drop Slow Tears; Set Me As a Seal upon Thine Heart; Where Does the Uttered Music Go? Britten Choral Dances
(Gloriana) 2.10 Liszt Concert Paraphrase on "God Save the Queen 2.15 Anon The Praise ofSaylors; Goodnight Ground; Ballad of the Spanish Armada
2.40 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)
3.30 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor 3.50 Giustini Suonata No 1 in G minor 4.00 Alexis Contat La Charmeuse
4.10 Mercure Pantomime
4.20 Pieter van Maldere Sinfonia in A
4.35 Naumann Harpsichord Concerto in B flat 4.50 Tobias Prelude and Fugue in D minor 5.00 Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K576 5.15 Telemann Quartet in B flat
5.20 Clemens non Papa 0 Maria Vernans Rosa 5.25 Bakfark Fantasia
5.35 Francaix Sérénade 5.55 Charles Wood A Century's Penultimate


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Moeran Phyllida
Unknown: Walton Drop
Unknown: Alexis Contat
Unknown: Maria Vernans
Unknown: Charles Wood

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