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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Barber Adagio for strings
Saint Louis SO, conductor Leonard Slatkin Locatelli Trio Sonata No 2 in D, Op 8 No 2 Locatelli Trio
8.00-9.00: Stenhammar Two Songs, Op 4
Miah Persson (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano) Bach Cantata No 103: Ihr werdet weinen und heulen Soloists, Monteverdi Choir , English
Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
9.00-10.00: Holst Jupiter (The Planets)
Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow (pianos) Bax Concerto for flute, oboe, harp and string quartet Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Soprano: Miah Persson
Soprano: Roger Vignoles
Soloists: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Anthony Goldstone
Pianos: Caroline Clemmow

: Iain Burnside

As the French go to vote in their presidential elections, lain Burnside harks back to the French Revolution, manning the barricades alongside Gossec, Cherubini, Mozart and Beethoven.


Presenter: Iain Burnside

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets Guardian political cartoonist Martin Rowson , who produces visual commentaries on the international political scene. Martin Rowson explains how a convinced atheist can find Bach's St Matthew Passion deeply moving; why he thinks Bob Dylan is greatly over-rated as a poet; and why everyone should learn a song from The Sound of Music.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Martin Rowson
Unknown: Martin Rowson
Unknown: Bob Dylan

: The Early Music Show

An amalgam of two Latin-American concerts recorded at the 2006 Flanders Festival in Antwerp, featuring Argentinian group Musica Temprana , and Rolf Lislevand 's Ensemble Kapsberger.


Unknown: Musica Temprana
Unknown: Rolf Lislevand

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert recorded at London's Wigmore Hall in 2005. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Ivan Moravec (piano)
Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15 Debussy Pour le Piano
Chopin Two Nocturnes, Op 27; Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Piano: Ivan Moravec
Piano: Schumann Kinderszenen

: Performing Britten

10/10. Death in Venice. John Evans is joined by singer John Shirley-Quirk , who in 1973 created the multiple bass-baritone roles in Britten's last opera Death in Venice. Based on Thomas Mann 's novella about a dying writer visiting Venice who becomes obsessed with a beautiful adolescent boy, the opera was Britten's own swan song.


Singer: John Shirley-Quirk
Unknown: Thomas Mann

: Choral Evensong

From St George's Church, Hanover Square, London. Introit: Lift up Your Heads (Handel). Responses: Reading. Office Hymn: 0 God, Thy Soldiers' Crown and Guard (Plainchant).
Psalms: 111,116 (Elvey, Atkins). First Lesson: Jeremiah 15, vv15-21 Magnificat (Durante).
Second Lesson: Hebrews 11, vv32-end; 12, vv1-2 Nunc Dimittis (Soriano). Anthem: Praise the Lord, 0 Jerusalem (Purcell). Final Hymn:
Rejoice, 0 Land, in God Thy Might (Wareham).
Voluntary: Allegro Cosi Cosi (Organ Concerto in D minor. Op 7 No 4) (Handel). Director of music Simon Williams. Organists Paul Ayres and Laurence Cummings , with members of the London Handel Orchestra.


Organists: Simon Williams.
Organists: Paul Ayres
Organists: Laurence Cummings

: Discovering Music

Britten Sea Interludes and Passacaglla Charles Hazlewood conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra in an exploration of the Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia that Britten extracted from his opera Peter Grimes.


Unknown: Passacaglla Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: Peter Grimes.

: The Choir

More music from the choral world with Aled Jones , including some of the most splendid
Italian Renaissance music written specially for the vast spaces of St Mark 's Basilica in Venice.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: St Mark

: Drama on 3: The Radetzky March

By Joseph Roth. Adapted by Mike Walker from the English translation of Roth's novel by Michael Hofmann , this play tells the story of the end of the Austro-Hungarian Empire through three generations of servants loyal to the Emperor Franz Joseph.
With Paul Nicolson , Paul Dodgson , David Collins and Chris Garner. Music arranged and performed by Alexander Balanescu. Director Tim Dee


Unknown: Joseph Roth.
Adapted By: Mike Walker
Novel By: Michael Hofmann
Unknown: Franz Joseph.
Unknown: Paul Nicolson
Unknown: Paul Dodgson
Unknown: David Collins
Unknown: Chris Garner.
Unknown: Alexander Balanescu.
Director: Tim Dee
Joseph Roth: Bill Wallis
Emperor Franz Joseph: John Woodvine
Joseph Trotta/Chojnicki/Postman: Brian Pettifer
Franz Trotta: Richard Bremmer
Carl Joseph Trotta: Elliot Levey
Moser/Wagner: Nicky Henson
Jacques/Dr Skvoronnek: Clive Swift
Frau Slama/Valli von Taussig: Eleanor Tremaln

: Sunday Feature: Enter the Garden -Toru Takemitsu

"I design gardens with music", claimed
Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu , who found success on the concert platforms of the West before returning to the cultural influences of his birthplace. In this impressionistic feature,
Takemitsu's music, philosophy and personality are viewed through the prism of his attraction to the metaphor of the garden. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Toru Takemitsu
Producer: Alan Hall

: Words and Music

To Music
Diana Rigg and Samuel West read a selection of poetry on the theme of music including Elizabeth Jennings 's First Music,
Andrew Marvell 's The Empire of Music, DH Lawrence 's Piano and TS Eliot's Four Quartets. WB Yeats is also heard reading his poem The Fiddler of Donney. Music includes Webern's arrangement of Bach's Musical Offering and songs by Dowland and Schubert. Plus Seamus Heaney 's reading of The Given Note, accompanied by the piper Liam O'Flynn. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsand music


Music: Diana Rigg
Music: Samuel West
Unknown: Elizabeth Jennings
Music: Andrew Marvell
Music: Dh Lawrence
Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Unknown: Liam O'Flynn.

: The Early Music Show

The Pulley, a poem by George Herbert , is
Catherine Bott 's inspiration this week, and she plays music to illustrate the themes included within this short but meditative poem.


Unknown: George Herbert
Unknown: Catherine Bott

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Berlioz Overture: Beatrice et Benedict Oslo PO, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Svendsen Overture: Romeo and Juliet Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor John Storgards Tchaikovsky The Tempest - Symphonic Fantasia after Shakespeare BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream
Danish National RSO, conductor Michael Schonwandt
2.11 Faure Fantaisie 2.17 Saint-Sains Piano Trio No 7, Op 18 2.47 Bernstein Overture: Candide
2.53 Stradella Sinfonia in D minor 3.01 Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat 3.49 Cabezon Fantasia
3.51 Guerrero Di, Perra Mora 3.54 Handel Piangero la Sorte Mia (Giulio Cesare ) 4.00 Frumerie Pastoral Suite
4.14 Busoni Finnlandische Volksweisen , Op 27
4.25 Kajanus March of the Pori Regiment 4.29 Strlqqlo Ecce Beatam Lucem 4.37 Ravel Trio in A minor
4.52 Brahms Prelude and Fugue in G minor 5.00 Jarnovic Violin Concerto No 1 in A 5.18 Brahms Rhapsody in G minor, Op 79 No 2 5.25 Mendelssohn String Octet in E flat, Op 20 5.53 J Strauss (son) Spanischer Marsch ,
Op 433 5.59 Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in A minor, RV497
6.12 Nils Lindberg Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day 6.15 Elnojuhani Rautavaara Three Shakespeare
Sonnets 6.22 WF Bach Sinfonie in F, F676.35 Hummel Trio in G 6.50 Donizetti Sinfonia in G minor 6.57 Auric, arr Lane Overture: Hue and Cry


Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: John Storgards Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Michael Schonwandt
Conductor: Faure Fantaisie
Unknown: Perra Mora
Unknown: Handel Piangero
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Busoni Finnlandische Volksweisen
Unknown: Spanischer Marsch
Unknown: Nils Lindberg

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