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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley.
Handel Suite in E, HWV430 (Harmonious Blacksmith) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
6.30 Pleyel Symphony in G London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.00 Mendelssohn Overture: Die Schdne Melusine, Op 32
Berne SO, conductor Peter Maag
7.30 Beethoven Fantasia in C minor, Op 80 Robert Levin (fortepiano), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et
Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
8.00 Wagner Overture: Die Fliegende
Hollander Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
8.30 Mozart Symphony No 24 in B flat, K182 Prague Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Peter Maag
Conductor: Beethoven Fantasia
Unknown: Robert Levin
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Sunday Live

Stephanie Hughes visits the sixth festival of the Hungarian Haydn Societyfor a recital live from the concert hall of the Eszterhaza Palace. Other highlights from the festival include performances by II Giardino Armonico, the Festetics
Quartet and the Esterhazy Ensemble, and at 10.00 the soprano Rosemary Hardy , with violinist Laszlo Paulik , cellist Balazs Mate and fortepianist Malcolm Bilson , perform some of Haydn's Scottish Songs, the Piano Trio in E flat minor, H XV 31, and the Fantasy in C, H XV] 4.
Email your comments to: sunday.live@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Haydn Societyfor
Soprano: Rosemary Hardy
Violinist: Laszlo Paulik
Unknown: Balazs Mate
Unknown: Malcolm Bilson

: Building a Library Showcase

Edward Seckerson revisits some of the recordings that have been recommended in CD Review's Building a Library during the past season. Including:
Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne
(excerpts) Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 LSO, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: BBC Proms Chamber Music 2003

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert, presented by Christopher Cook.
Steven Isserlis (cello), Kirill Gerstein (piano) Prokofiev Cello Sonata, Op 119
Robert Saxton Sonata for Solo Cello on a Theme of Sir William Walton
Poulenc Cello Sonata
Repeated from Monday


Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Kirill Gerstein
Unknown: Robert Saxton Sonata
Unknown: Sir William Walton

: BBC Legends

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Hilary Finch introduces the first of two programmes of archive recordings of the great German baritone Dietrich Fischer -Dieskau at the Aldeburgh Festival. Including music by Schumann and Schubert, and the 1965 premiere of Britten's Songs and Proverbs of William Blake with the composer at the piano.


Unknown: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Introduces: Hilary Finch
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer
Unknown: William Blake

: Private Passions

Repeat of yesterday 12 noon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Richard Tauber sings the hit song My Heart and I from his own musical Old Chelsea, and there's music by Robert Farnon , Ernest Tomlinson and Leroy Anderson. Plus Richard Hickox conducting Balfour Gardiner 's Overture to a Comedy.


Unknown: Richard Tauber
Music By: Robert Farnon
Music By: Ernest Tomlinson
Music By: Leroy Anderson.
Unknown: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Balfour Gardiner

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
One of the world's great orchestras takes a new direction under the baton of an extraordinary musician who not only conducts but sings one of the cello parts in Vivaldi's double concerto.
Presented by Donald Macleod.
Tamas Varga (cello), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Bobby McFerrin (vocalist) Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical)
Vivaldi, arr McFerrin Concerto in G minor for two cellos, RV531
Mozart Symphony No 25 in G minor, K183 Bobby McFerrin Solo Improvisations


Presenter: Donald MacLeod.
Cello: Tamas Varga
Conductor: Bobby McFerrin

: Twenty Minutes: Vocal Pyrotechnics

Inspired by the vocal dexterity of Bobby McFerrin , jazz singer Stephen Duffy looks at the history of the virtuoso voice. With contributions from singers Catherine Bott and Cleo Laine , and vocal coaches Gordon Stewart and Linda Hirst.
6.00 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice Ravel Boléro


Unknown: Bobby McFerrin
Singer: Stephen Duffy
Singers: Catherine Bott
Singers: Cleo Laine
Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Unknown: Linda Hirst.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson unravels the textures of one of the most enduring masterpieces - Beethoven's Choral symphony-with examples played by the BBC Philharmonic. See Friday 7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Sunday Feature: Chile, Heart and Soul

Thirty years on from the brutal military coup that brought General Pinochet to power in Chile, Jan Fairley , who was teaching there at the time and had to flee, returns to find out whether the culture that lost its artistic voice through exile and murder has been reborn. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Jan Fairley
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Steven Berkoff makes an appearance at a myth-laden Prom, narrating Oedipus's grim tragedy of parricide, incest and suicide. Presented by Christopher Cook. Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo), Robert Gambill and Edgaras Montvidas (tenors), Jan-Hendrik Rootering (bass-baritone). Juha Uusitalo (bass), Steven Berkoff
(narrator), BBC Singers (men's voices), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste Donatoni Prom
Britten Phaedra
8.35 Twenty Minutes: Jocasta
By Andrew Rissik , read by Juliet Aubrey. Jocasta has discovered that Oedipus is not only her husband but also her son.
8.55 Stravinsky Oedipus Rex Repeated Tuesday 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Presented By: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
Unknown: Robert Gambill
Tenors: Edgaras Montvidas
Bass: Juha Uusitalo
Bass: Steven Berkoff
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: Donatoni Prom
Conductor: Britten Phaedra
Unknown: Andrew Rissik
Read By: Juliet Aubrey.
Unknown: Stravinsky Oedipus Rex

: The Wire: Regenerations

By Daragh Carville. When a group of friends reunite fortheir annual Doctor Who convention it emerges that one of them is a traitor. Then arrives the one person who might be able to save the day: the Doctor himself, in the incarnation that looks astonishingly like the actor Tom Baker.
Director Gemma McMullan (R)


Unknown: Daragh Carville.
Unknown: Tom Baker.
Director: Gemma McMullan
Dr Who: Tom Baker
himself: Tom Baker
Herself: Sophie Aldred
Brian: Michael Colgan
Martin: Miche Doherty
Neil: Richard Dormer
Reporter: Richard Dormer
Tony: Tim Loane
Ciaran: Thomas Lapptn
Rachel: Justine Mitchell
Policeman: Alan McKee
Barman: Alan McKee

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell with a unique mix of musical styles and influences.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat, H Vile 1
12.20 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring) 12.55 Verdi Di Provenza il Mar (La Traviata) 1.00 Choral songs by Wolf,
Mahler and Reger. 2.00 Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K421 2.30 Bach
Violin Sonata No 2 in A minor, BWV1003
2.55 Kaiser Leopold I Tres Lectiones
3.15 Frescobaldi Messa Della Madonna
(excerpts) 3.30 Berlioz Harold en Italie,
Op 16 4.15 Kreisler Berceuse Romantique, Op 9 4.20 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp, Op 78 4.30Caldara ViSento, 0 Dio; Di Quel Sangue (La Passione di Gesu Cristo) 4.45 Telemann Scherzo Melodico No 4 in E flat (Giovedi) (PyrmonterKurwoche)
4.45 Bach, arr Irving Fantasy in C
5.00 Zelenka Capriccio in F 5.15 Ravel Introduction and Allegro 5.30 Escosa
Three Dances 5.35 Debussy Children 's Corner 5.55Joplln, transcrThomas-Mifune/Beyer Bohemia Rag


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Kaiser Leopold
Unknown: Tres Lectiones
Unknown: Messa Della Madonna

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