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: Alexandra Wilson

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Chopin Nocturne in B, Op 32 No 1 Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
Vivaldi Trio Sonata in A minor, RV86
Paolo Faldi (flute), Aligi Voltan (bassoon),
Astree Ensemble , director Giorgio Tabacco
8.00-9.00: Elgar Serenade in E minor, Op 20 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Bach Cantata No 54: Widerstehe doch derSunde Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Orchestre du
Collegium Vocale, conductor Philippe Herreweghe
9.00-10.00: Strauss Wiegenlied
Felicity Lott (soprano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Ravel La Valse Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit

Contributors

Flute: Aligi Voltan
Bassoon: Astree Ensemble
Director: Giorgio Tabacco
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe
Conductor: Strauss Wiegenlied
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: lain Burnside

Between St George's Day and the tercentenary of the Act of Union, presenter lain Burnside straddles the border to assess the rival claims of St George and St Andrew. Including music by John Foulds , Chopin, FG Scott, John Clerk of Penicuik and Debussy. EMAIL: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: FG Scott
Music By: John Foulds

: Private Passions

Vernon Bogdanor , professor of government at Oxford University, selects works by Bach,
Schubert, Shostakovich and Beethoven, an excerpt from Wagner's Parsifal and Prokofiev's Sixth Symphony. See also Tuesday at 9.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Vernon Bogdanor

: The Early Music Show

This Thursday sees the 300th anniversary of the coming into effect of the Acts that abolished separate parliaments for England and Scotland. This programme explores the background to the Union and gives a flavour of the musical outpourings in those first few decades of its existence. Producers Chris Wines and Michael Rossi

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Rossi

: Radio 3 Requests

New series Chi-chi Nwanoku, one of Britain's most sought-after double bass players, joins
Radio 3 to present a new weekly pick of listeners' requests. Today's programme features a colourful selection of music and includes the first of our celebrity musical requests, from Roger Vignoles , pianist and newly appointed president of the Incorporated Society of Musicians. Producer Johannah Smith
ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF 5 2YO
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a land line cost no more than 8p per min) email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3

Contributors

Pianist: Roger Vignoles
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Choral Evensong

Live from Gloucester Cathedral. Introit:
Chichester Psalms, 1st mvt (Bernstein). Responses: Leighton. Psalms: 113,114
(Atkins, Tonus Peregrinus). First Lesson: Isaiah 63, vv7-14. Canticles: Second Service (Leighton). Second Lesson: Luke 24, vv36-49. Anthem:
Chichester Psalms, 2nd and 3rd mvts (Bernstein). Final Hymn: Love's Redeeming Work Is Done (Savannah). Organ Voluntary: Litanies (Alain). Director of music Andrew Nethsingha.
Assistant director of music Robert Houssart.

Contributors

Music: Andrew Nethsingha.
Music: Robert Houssart.

: Discovering Music

Chopin's Piano Concerto No 1 In E minor
Stephen Johnson joins pianist Piers Lane and members of BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Kenneth Woods , for an investigation into Chopin's Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor.

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Pianist: Piers Lane
Conducted By: Kenneth Woods

: The Choir

Aled Jones considers how the words of Psalm
137, "By the waters of Babylon", have resonated through hundreds of years of music-making. The programme ends with a performance of Walton's Belshazzar's Feast.
Walton Belshazzar 's Feast
Bryn Terfel (baritone), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis

Contributors

Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Walton Belshazzar
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Drama on 3: The Overwhelming

rJT Rogers's gripping play about a country on the brink of genocide. Seizing the chance to research a book, Jack uproots his family from Illinois to Rwanda in early 1994. Alarmingly out of his depth, he begins a fervent search for his dear and missing friend while his wife and teenage son find trouble of their own. As Jack involves himself in the local politics, he discovers a pattern of brutality and beliefs that jeopardises the lives of everyone around him.
Producer Marilyn Imrie ; Director Max Stafford-Clark

Contributors

Producer: Marilyn Imrie
Director: Max Stafford-Clark
Jack Exley: Matthew Marsh
Geoffrey: Andrew Garfield
Linda: Tanya Moodie
Joseph Gasana: Jude Akuwudlke
Woolsey/Zimbabwean doctor: Miles Anderson
Jean-Claude/Verbeek: Nick Fletcher
Gerard: Babou Ceesay
Mizinga: Danny Sapani
Elise/Rwandan doctor: Chipo Chung
Bangladeshi Major/Man in Embassy: Lucian Msamatl
Woman in club/Market woman: Adura Onashlle

: Sunday Feature: The Poetic World of Newt

Newt was the name on the secret police file in Communist Prague that masked the identity of poet Ivan Blatny. In his twenties Blatny was a central figure in the cultural avant garde, but when the Communists came to power in 1948 he defected to Britain, much to the fury of the Czechoslovak authorities, who attempted to lure him back. In the years that followed, his mental health deteriorated, and he spent most of the rest of his life all but forgotten in psychiatric hospitals. David Vaughan explores Blatny's life and poetry, visiting Brno to meet his family, Prague to the see the police files, and the psychiatric hospitals in Suffolk, where Blatny died in 1990. Producers David Vaughan and Richard Bannerman

Contributors

Unknown: Ivan Blatny.
Unknown: David Vaughan
Producers: David Vaughan
Producers: Richard Bannerman

: Words and Music

A Song of the Seasons
Celebrating the changing year, an uninterrupted sequence of music, poetry and prose on the theme Of the Seasons. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsand music

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping discusses the finer points of Renaissance terpsichore.

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Anon The Seikilos Song Bateson Sister Awake Peter Lindroth Sister Awake
Gesualdo Merce Grido Piangendo Peter Maxwell Davies Ave Maria Rilke Ensemble, director Gunnar Eriksson Anon Alleluia Peter Pontvlk Allelu de Rlbayaz Lyz y Norte Musical: Achas i Bacas Hemberq Life de Rlbayaz Lyz y Norte Musical: Achas i Bacas Bo Holten Isaac og Ivan og
Innsbruck Per Norgand Jordenersometbarn Anon Y May Nalla Juan de Araiijo Aqui, Aqui, Valentones, Hoya es Dia Anon The Seikilos Song 1.58 Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 127 2.43 Rachmanlnov Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor 3.24 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn,
Op 56a (St Antony Chorale) 3.44 CPE Bach Harpsichord Sonata in G minor, Wq65 Nol7 3.59 Kreisler Ghasel ; The Praise oflslay: Ein altes Lied; The Old Refrain 4.12 Mozart, arr Grieg Piano Sonata in G, K283 4.26 Rachmanlnov, arr anon Vocalise, Op 34 No 14 4.33 Telemann Cantata: Es wird ein unbarmherzig Gericht, TWVI 542 4.44 Kuula The Bride Arrives 4.49 Chopin Polonaise in Fsharp minor. Op 44 5.00 Corelll Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 9 5.09 Forster Vanitas Vanitatum 5.20 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K545 5.31 Karlowlcz Chant de I'Eternelle Aspiration, Op 10 5.43 Handel Cara Sposa , Amante Cara (Rinaldo)
5.53 Botteslnl Gran Duo Concertante 6.11 Palestrina
Missa sine Nomine 6.26 Haydn Symphony No 6 in D, (Le Matin) 6.47 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 90

Contributors

Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Director: Gunnar Eriksson Anon
Unknown: Kreisler Ghasel
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Unknown: Forster Vanitas Vanitatum
Unknown: Handel Cara Sposa
Unknown: Amante Cara








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