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: Morning on 3

Presented by Suzy Klein. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: D Scarlatti Sonata in D minor, Kk90 Stenhammar Midvinter , Op 24
8.00-9.00: Ravel, arr Sadlo Suite: Mother Goose Bach Cantata No 51: Jauchzet Gott in alien Landen


Presented By: Suzy Klein.
Unknown: Stenhammar Midvinter
Unknown: Jauchzet Gott

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Plus a chance to hear Ravel's Violin Sonata in G, as recommended on yesterday's CD Review. The programme includes: Ireland Epic March
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, conductor Erich Kunzel
Dubois Saxophone Quartet Ouatuor Deffayet Serrano Escena Lirica (Los Claveles);
Romanza de Gloria (Los de Aragon); Cancion de la Gitana (La Alegria del Batallon) Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Profesores de la Orquesta
National de Espana/Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos Goossens Oboe Concerto Ruth Bolister , Elgar Chamber Orchestra, conductor Stephen Bell
Bach, arr Liszt Fantasie and Fugue in G minor, BWV542 Yvonne Lef ebure (piano)
Haydn Piano Concerto in D, HXVIII 11 Heinz Schroter , Giirzenich Orchestra of Cologne/Giinter Wand Palestrina Incipit Oratio Jeremiae Prophetae Pro Cantione Antiqua
Beethoven Wind Quintet in E flat, Hess 19 Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe Duparc Chanson Triste; Limitation au Voyage Elly Ameling (soprano), San Francisco
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Edo de Waart


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Erich Kunzel
Unknown: Ruth Bolister
Conductor: Stephen Bell
Unknown: Yvonne Lef
Unknown: Heinz Schroter
Soprano: Elly Ameling
Conductor: Edo de Waart

: Private Passions

Today Michael Berkeley talks to the novelist Kirsty Gunn , who was born in New Zealand of Scottish parents and now lives in Edinburgh. Her award-winning books include Rain, The
Keepsake, Featherstone, and most recently, the novella The Boy and the Sea. She is passionate about music, and her tastes range widely across Scottish pipe music, Chopin, Dvorak, Handel, Wagner, Debussy and Morton Feldman.


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Kirsty Gunn
Unknown: Morton Feldman.

: The Early Music Show

Briahton Early Music Festival
Andrew Manze is joined by Mediva, Red Priest and Retrospect live from the Old Market. Hove.


Unknown: Andrew Manze

: Sunday Gala

Stephanie Hughes presents a recital given at this year's Salzburg Festival. Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Mozart Fantasia in C minor, K475; Sonata in C minor, K457;Adagio in B minor, K540; Sonata in D, K576
Webern Variations, Op 27 Boulez Sonata No 2


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Piano: Maurizio Pollini

: The Longest Tour

2/2. Stephen Johnson continues charting the course of the BBC Symphony Orchestra's war.
Having been bombed out of Bristol, the orchestra was sent to Bedford, its home for the rest of the war. Today Stephen Johnson looks at some of its significant artistic achievements, some comic episodes, and the sad and untimely death of Sir Henry Wood.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Henry Wood.

: Music for a Wizard Whizz: a Tribute to Humphrey Carpenter

Russell Davies presents a concert dedicated to the memory of writer, broadcaster, musician and biographer of Radio 3 Humphrey Carpenter , who died in 2005. The concert was given in Cadogan Hall , London, earlier this year, and features music that has a special connection with Carpenter, including an excerpt from the children's musical based on his popular
Mr Majeika books, and some of the arrangements he himself made for his dance band Vile Bodies.
New London Children's Choir, Graham Sibley (tuba),
Pooky Quesnel (singer), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Cadogan Hall
Unknown: Mr Majeika
Unknown: Graham Sibley
Singer: Pooky Quesnel

: Handel

La Serenissima perform one of Handel's earliest-known compositions.
Handel Psalm 112: Laudate Pueri Dominum


Unknown: La Serenissima

: Music Matters

Tom Service explores that most versatile of instruments, the human voice. Tenor
Ian Bostridge previews a major song series on London's South Bank and Emma Kirkby and Anthony Rooley sample different approaches to performing Dowland songs. Plus reviews of a new book on Italian opera and the art of bel canto, and a fascinating study of the human voice by Anne Karpf. Producer Kate Bolton


Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Tenor: Emma Kirkby
Tenor: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Anne Karpf.
Producer: Kate Bolton

: The Choir

Aled Jones talks to Adrian Partington , director of BBC National Chorus of Wales, about the joys and pitfalls of bringing choruses and orchestras together. Includes a complete performance of John Adams 's Harmonium by the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales.


Talks: Aled Jones
Unknown: Adrian Partington
Unknown: John Adams

: Drama on 3: Let Me

A 60th-anniversary commission from
Howard Barker (who also began life in 1946). At the height of the Barbarian invasions, a Roman landowner finds his home surrounded.
Producer/Director Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Howard Barker
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Copolla: Edward Petherbridge
Aphrodite: Barbara Jefford
Euclid: Andrew Woodall
Agricola: Sam Dale
Barbarian Child: Emma Noakes

: Sunday Feature: Seven Types of William Empson

Writers and commentators discuss the life and work of 20-century poet and critic
William Empson , author of Seven Types of Ambiguity. Producers Rob Ketteridcje and Amber Barnfather


Unknown: William Empson
Producers: Rob Ketteridcje
Producers: Amber Barnfather

: Andy Kershaw

Featuring Breakbleet Farmcore Hulastep Serendipity from Listen with Sarah.


Unknown: Breakbleet FarmcOre Hulastep

: Composer of the Week: Gerald Finzi

1/5. Who Am I? With Donald Macleod. A Young Man's Exhortation, Op 14 No 1;
Magnificat, Op 36; Concerto for small orchestra and solo violin; In Terra Pax Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Taverner Gloria Dunstable Ouam Putcra Es
Taverner Sanctus Anon This Day Day Dawes; Ah, My Dear Son, Ah My Dear Son Howard Skempton Rise Up, My Love Gabriel Jackson Cecilia Virgo Fayrfax Most Clear of Colour Thomas Ades The Fayrfax Carol Gavin Bryars And So
Ended Kant's Travelling in This World Ars Nova Vocal Group
2.02 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great) 2.54 Messiaen Vingt Regards sur I'Enfant Jesus 3.24 Debussy Images
3.58 Grieg Lyric Pieces, Bk 3, Op 43 4.12 Vivaldi Violin
Concerto in E, RV269 4.22 Josquin des Prez In Te Domine Spera Anonymous Zorzi, Giorgio; Forte Cosa e la
Speranza 4.31 Haydn Arietta and 12 variations, H XVII 3
4.49 Brahms Academic Festival Overture
5.00 Geminiani Concerto No 1 in D, Op 7 No I
5.08 Browne 0 Maria Salvatoris Mater
5.22 Chopin Variations Brillantes in B flat on a theme from Herold's Ludovic 530 Rachmaninov Vocalise, Op 34 No 14
5.36 Rossini Wind Quartet No 1
5.48 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in E minor, Op I No 2
553 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata)
6.17 Brahms Alto Rhapsody, Op 53 6.30 Debussy Cello Sonata in D minor 6.42 Engel Symphony in G


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Howard Skempton
Unknown: Thomas Ades
Unknown: Maria Salvatoris Mater

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