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: Sarah Walker

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Gibbons 0 Clap Your Hands Together Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford/Bill Ives Handel Suite No 5 in E, HWV430 (The
Harmonious Blacksmith) Murray Perahia (piano)
8.00-9.00: Widor Toccata (Symphony No 5 in F Op 42 No 1) Thomas Trotter (organ)
Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto Peter Whish-Wilson, Adelaide SO, conductor David Stanhope
9.00-10.00: Haydn Symphony No 39 in A (Fire) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Frans Bruggen
Ivan Moody Words of the Angel Trio Mediaeval

Contributors

Piano: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Thomas Trotter
Conductor: David Stanhope
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Ivan Moody Words

: lain Burnside

On Mothers' Day, Burnside features music written for the many facets of motherhood, from Earth Mother and Working Mother, to the Holy Mother. Music includes:
Mozart Variations on Ah! Vous Dirais-Je Maman ,
K265 Andras Schiff (piano)
Mahler Wenn dein Mutterlein (Kindertotenlieder) Janet Baker (mezzo), Halle Orchestra , conductor John Barbirolli
Bach French Suite No I in D minor, BWV812 Michael Behringer (harpsichord)
Stravinsky Non Erubeskite Reges (Oedipus Rex) Magda Laszlo (soprano),
RAI Rome Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan

Contributors

Unknown: Vous Dirais-Je Maman
Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Harpsichord: Michael Behringer
Soprano: Magda Laszlo
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets the American soprano Audra McDonald , star of Broadway musicals and an acclaimed actress as well as a classically trained singer. Her private musical passions range from a Chopin Ballade and Poulenc's beautiful Cello Sonata to a tango by Astor
Piazzolla and Shaker Loops by John Adams.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Soprano: Audra McDonald
Unknown: Chopin Ballade
Unknown: John Adams.

: The Early Music Show

Bach Cello Suites
2/2. Andrew Manze examines Bach's Cello
Suites and features recordings by Rostropovich, Jaap ter Linden and Yo-Yo Ma.

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Manze

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a concert given at London's Wigmore Hall.
Ailish Tynan (soprano), Julius Drake (piano)
Strauss Standchen , Op 17 No 2; Ich trage meine Minne, Op 32 No 1, Die Nacht, Op 10 No 3;
Schlechtes Wetter, Op 69 No 5; Mit deinen blauen Augen, Op 56 No 4; A llerseelen, Op 10 No 8; Hat gesagt, Op 36 No 3
Duparc Chanson Triste; Extase; La Vie Antérieure; L'lnvitation au Voyage
Copland The Boatman's Dance; Long Time Ago; I Bought Me a Cat; The Little Horses; At the River; Ching-a-ring Chaw (Old American Songs)

Contributors

Soprano: Ailish Tynan
Soprano: Julius Drake
Piano: Strauss Standchen

: Performing Britten

Billy Budd
5/10. In today's programme, the acclaimed baritone Simon Keenlyside talks to Britten expert John Evans , and discusses his interpretation of the title-role in Britten's all-male opera Billy Budd , based on a story by Herman Melville and set aboard a British man o' war during the Napoleonic Wars.

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Budd
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Unknown: John Evans
Unknown: Billy Budd
Story By: Herman Melville

: Choral Evensong

Live from the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban. Introit: A Prayer of King Henry VI (Ley), Responses: Clucas, Psalms 34,127
(Archer, Tranchell, Goss), First Lesson: Isaiah 40, vv27-41, v13, Office Hymn: Hark My Soul, It Is the Lord (St Bees), Canticles: Short Service (Robin Orr ), Second Lesson: John 11, vv17-44, Anthem: The Lord Is My Shepherd (Lennox Berkeley), Homily: The Very Rev Dr Jeffrey John , Final Hymn: Lord of All Hopefulness (Slane), Organ Voluntary: Psalm Prelude, Set 1 No 3 (Howells). Assistant master of the music Simon Johnson.
Master of the music Andrew Lucas

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Orr
Unknown: Dr Jeffrey John
Music: Simon Johnson.
Music: Andrew Lucas

: Discovering Music

Charles Hazlewood conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in an exploration of Antonin Dvorak 's Symphony No 9 in E minor, to which Dvorak himself gave the subtitle, From the New World.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: Antonin Dvorak

: The Choir

More from the world of choirs and choral music, with Aled Jones. Producer Chris Taylor

Contributors

Unknown: Aled Jones.
Producer: Chris Taylor

: Drama on 3: The Homecoming

The Homecoming by Harold Pinter electrified audiences when it was first performed in 1965, and has quickly established itself as a modern classic. In this new production for BBC Radio, Harold Pinter himself takes on the role of Max, the head of the Hackney family to which a professor and his wife return one night from America. There, amid the memories and the shadows of the past, and the realities of the present, a compelling drama unfolds. Directed by Thea Sharrock.
Producer Martin Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Pinter
Unknown: Harold Pinter
Directed By: Thea Sharrock.
Producer: Martin Smith
Max, a man of 70: Harold Pinter
Lenny, a man in his early 30s: Samuel West
Sam, a man of 63: Michael Gambon
Joey, a man in his middle 20s: James Alexandrou
Teddy, a man in his middle 30s: Rupert Graves
Ruth, a woman in her early 30s: Gina McKee

: Sunday Feature: Mind as Machine

Could artificial intelligence (Al) really help us figure out what the human mind is and how it works? Professor Maggie Boden , a pioneer in cognitive science, meets the world's leading experts in Artificial intelligence to find out how far the technology has come and what the future holds for Al and, importantly, whether it can help psychologists and philosophers explore what the human mind really is. Producer Susannah Matthews

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Maggie Boden
Producer: Susannah Matthews

: Words and Music

By the Sea
Alex Jennings and Fiona Shaw give readings on a sea theme selected from the poetry and prose of Elizabeth Bishop , Michael Longley , Charles Dickens , John Masefield and Hugo Williams. With music on a marine theme by Charles Trenet , Britten, Mozart and Mendelssohn. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic

Contributors

Unknown: Alex Jennings
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Elizabeth Bishop
Unknown: Michael Longley
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: John Masefield
Unknown: Hugo Williams.
Unknown: Charles Trenet

: The Early Music Show

Music from Queen Anne's London
Lucie Skeaping reflects on life in musical
London during Queen Anne's reign at the start of the 18th century.

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.
Berezovsky Let the Lord Enthrone; Lord of Hundreds among the Saints; Ten Eucharistic Verses Vidrodzhennya Chamber Choir, director Mstyslav Yurchenko
1.49 Schubert Quintet in C, D956 2.40 Strauss Grand Suite: Der Rosenkavalier 3.03 Tallis Suscipe , Ouaeso Domine 3.12 Faure Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120
3.34 Willaert A la Fontaine du Prez 3.40 Britten Les
Illuminations 4.02 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp,
Op 78 4.12 Praetorius Renaissance Concerto 4.17 Haydn Symphony No 4 in D 4.28 Bartok Six Romanian Dances
4.34 Brahms Five Songs, Op 104 4.47 Dvorak Romance in F minor, Op 115.00 Mozart Divertimento in E flat, K166
5.12 Debussy Trois Chansons de Bilitis 5.21 Telemann Giovedi, TWV42 Es2 5.30 Ruzdjak April Is the Cruellest Month 5.38 Grleq Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 7
5.58 Grainger Colonial Song 6.06 Shostakovich String Quartet No 7 Op 108 6.19 Arrlaqa Symphony in DID minor
6.49 Handel Trio Sonata in B flat, Op 2 No 3, HWV388

Contributors

Presented By: John Shea.
Director: Mstyslav Yurchenko
Unknown: Tallis Suscipe
Unknown: Ouaeso Domine








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