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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Rameau Suite: Zoroastre
6.45 Melgas Popule Meus
7.00 Mozart Piano Trio in E, K542
7.40 Webem LangsamerSatz
8.00 Rossini Overture: William Tell
8.30 Dvorak Czech Suite, Op 39


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Melgas Popule Meus
Unknown: William Tell

: Sunday Live

Chris de Souza presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe. His guest at around 10.00 is writer, broadcaster, translator and director Jeremy Sams. Music includes:
Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in C, RV4 77
Venice Baroque Orchestra/Andrea Marcon
9.15 Debussy Suite: Pour le Piano Barry Douglas
9.55 Ravel Pavane pour une Infante
Defunte Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
10.35 Mendelssohn Cello Sonata No 2 in D, Op 58 David Geringas , Tatiana Schatz (piano)
11.40 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 14 No 1 Grigory Sokolov (piano)
12.00 Berlioz Dies Irae, Tuba Mirum (Grande Messe des Morts)
South West German Radio Vocal
Ensemble, Mid-German Radio Chorus,
Stuttgart RSO, conductor Roger Norrington Email your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Director: Jeremy Sams.
Piano: Barry Douglas
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: David Geringas
Piano: Tatiana Schatz
Piano: Grigory Sokolov
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Music Matters

Dermot Clinch and Tommy Pearson present news and interviews with key players in the music world.


Unknown: Dermot Clinch
Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Alban Gerhardt (cello), Steven Osborne (piano)
Beethoven Cello Sonata in C, Op 102 No 1 Brett Dean Huntingdon Eulogy Britten Cello Sonata, Op 65 Repeated from Monday


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Cello: Alban Gerhardt
Piano: Steven Osborne

: BBC Legends

Sviatoslav Richter. Piers Lane presents solo recordings in the BBC archives made by the great Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter. The first of two programmes includes music by Rachmaninov and Debussy, and Beethoven's Hammerklavier Sonata from Richter's appearance at the Aldeburgh Festival in 1975.


Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter.
Pianist: Sviatoslav Richter.

: Private Passions

Repeat of yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay 's selection of light classics begins with the Queen's Hall Light Orchestra playing music by Clive Richardson and Colin Towns. Plus a new version of Addinsell's
Warsaw Concerto, music by Albert Ketelby and Alan Langford 's FourPieces forstrings.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Music By: Clive Richardson
Music By: Colin Towns.
Music By: Albert Ketelby
Music By: Alan Langford

: Discovering Music

Chris de Souza travels back to the Bierkellern of 19th-century Germany to reach beneath the surface of Johannes Brahms's Academic Festival Overture.
The programme ends with a performance of the work given by the BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda.


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Conducted By: Gianandrea Noseda

: Sunday Feature: Another Country

A series of four personal journeys.
3: The Red in My Mind. The 19th-century American poet Emily Dickinson famously published only a handful of poems and lived a reclusive existence in her bedroom in the family home in Amherst,
Massachusetts. English poet
Lavinia Greenlaw , who spent time teaching and writing in Amherst, revisits the town and tests herfeelings forthe place with those of Emily Dickinson. With contributions from poet James Lasdun , critic
Helen Vendler and museum curator Betty Falsey. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw
Unknown: Emily Dickinson.
Unknown: James Lasdun
Unknown: Helen Vendler
Unknown: Betty Falsey.
Producer: Tim Dee

: Drama on 3: Packet of Seeds

A midsummer journey that travels from Beckton to Bangalore, from the bottom of a dry well to the trail of a vixen, to explore the essence of creativity. This adventure in storytelling is a collaboration with the London International Festival of Theatre, and includes contributions from award-winning artists and writers, their starting point - a packet of seeds. Those taking part include Tim Etchells, Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry, Mercedes Kemp, Ruth Wall, Bob Gilbert, CF John, Romeo Castelucci with Societas Raffaello Sanzio, Wesley Enoch, Chartwell Dutiro, Leo Sedgley, Josette Bushell-Mingo, lain Sinclair, Jocelyn Pook, Thor Mclntyre-Burnie, Sue Hill and Colin Seddon.


Producer: Jeremy Mortimer
Producer: Claire Grove
Producer: Pam Marshall
Participant: Tim Etchells
Participant: Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry
Participant: Mercedes Kemp
Participant: Ruth Wall
Participant: Bob Gilbert
Participant: Romeo Castelucci
Participant: Wesley Enoch
Participant: Chartwell Dutiro
Participant: Leo Sedgley
Participant: Josette Bushell-Mingo
Participant: Jocelyn Pook
Participant: Thor McIntyre-Burnie
Participant: Sue Hill
Participant: Colin Seddon
Man: Shaun Dooley
Boy: Alex Slater
[Actor]: Clive Rowe
[Actor]: Ben Crowe
[Actress]: Anne Stephenson
[Actress]: Mary Pook
[Actor]: Doug Enoch
[Actor]: Sumant Jayakrishnan
[Actor]: Payal Choudhry

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery is in conversation with Christopher Robinson , who is about to retire from his post as director of music at St John's College, Cambridge. His recordings of English church music have become bestsellers and some of them are included in this selection. Music includes: Finzi God Is Gone Up
With the Choir of St John's College,
Cambridge, Christopher Whitton (organ)
Elgar Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands With Worcester Cathedral Choir, Frank Wibaut (piano)
Tomkins When David Heard
With St George 's Chapel Choir, Windsor Poulenc Stabat Mater
With Judith Howarth (soprano), Choirs of St John 's, Clare, and Gonville and Caius Colleges, Cambridge, BBC Philharmonic


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Christopher Robinson
Unknown: Christopher Whitton
Piano: Frank Wibaut
Unknown: St George
Soprano: Judith Howarth
Unknown: St John

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Conductor, Martyn Brabbins Bryars The Porazzi Fragment
Takemitsu How Slow the Wind
Part If Bach Had Been a Beekeeper


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Between the Ears

The Lord's My Shepherd
Written by committee in 17th-century
Edinburgh, the metrical Psalm 23 has been sung at weddings, funerals, rugby matches and as the political response to a military coup. Those who still sing it in many places, and to many tunes, tell its story of God, sheep and cultural repression.

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall report from the Sonar Festival of electronic music in Barcelona on its tenth anniversary. Artists featured this year include
Kim Hiorthoy , David Grubbs and Prefuse 73.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Kim Hiorthoy
Unknown: David Grubbs

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Bach 18 Pieces for mechanical clock, BWVAnhl33-50(attrib WF Bach)
12.30 Schumann Liederkreis , Op 39
1.00 Gossec Requiem
2.30 Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op 133 2.45 Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
3.00 Hannikainen Piano Concerto, Op 7
3.35 Shostakovich Symphony No 9
4.05 Cavalli Plainsong , Antiphon and Magnificat 4.20 Gregorio Huet Lute Fantasia 4.25 CF Abel Praeludium , Adagio and Allegro for viola dagamba
4.40 Handel Mi Lusinga il Dolce Affetto (Alcina) 4.45 Debussy Danse Sacree et Danse Profane
5.00 Wagner Overture: Rienzi
5.10 Strauss Der Abend , Op 34 No 1
5.20 Rachmaninov, arranon Vocalise, Op 34 No 14 5.25 Mendelssohn
Herbstlied, Op 84 No 2 5.35 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in A, Op 1 No 3


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Schumann Liederkreis
Unknown: Beethoven Grosse Fuge
Unknown: Cavalli Plainsong
Unknown: Gregorio Huet Lute
Unknown: Abel Praeludium
Unknown: Handel Mi Lusinga
Unknown: Strauss Der Abend

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