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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Mozart Overture: Don Giovanni Tafelmusik, director Bruno Weill
Locatelli Concerto Grosso in E flat, Op 7No 6 (II Pianto d'Arianna) Concerto Koln
8.00-9.00: Poulenc Figure Humaine
The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers Bach Organ Concerto in D minor, BWV596 Simon Preston
9.00-10.00: Soderman Tannhauser
Hakan Hagegard (baritone), Swedish RSO, conductor Kjell Ingebretsen
Rossini String Sonata in E flat
Camerata Bern, director Thomas Furi


Unknown: Don Giovanni
Director: Bruno Weill
Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Soderman Tannhauser
Baritone: Hakan Hagegard
Director: Thomas Furi

: lain Burnside

lain Burnside, on a whistle-stop tour around Europe, discovers some neglected gems. Music includes Zelenka's Capriccio in G, Sweelinck's Pavana Lachrimae and works by Wiren and Enescu. EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Pavana Lachrimae

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley is joined by one of Britain's best-known contemporary playwrights. Mark Ravenhill has won fame over the past decade with a series of plays whose contemporary themes, sensational subject-matter, and black humour have intrigued and scandalised audiences worldwide. His musical choices have a strong political slant and reveal a passion for opera, including Offenbach's satirical comedy
Orpheus in the Underworld, Beethoven's Fidelio, Verdi's Rigoletto, John Adams 's Nixon in China and Britten's Peter Grimes.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Peter Grimes.

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents highlights of an all-Vivaldi concert given by Les Arts Florissants, directed by Paul Agnew , at last year's
Resonanzen Festival in Vienna's Mozart Hall.


Directed By: Paul Agnew
Unknown: Mozart Hall.

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a colourful selection of requests, including folk music from Hungary, peasant music by Bach, Parisian craziness from Ibert, and Handel sung by Mark Padmore. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a land line cost no more than 8p per min) email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk


Sung By: Mark Padmore.

: Choral Evensong

Live from St George 's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Introit: 0 God of Bethel (Tye).
Responses: Smith. Psalm 104. First Lesson:
Deuteronomy 8, vvHO. Canticles: Wesley in E. Second Lesson: Luke 11, vv5-13. Anthem:
Ascribe unto the Lord (Wesley). Final Hymn: All Creatures of Our God and King (Lasst uns erfreuen). Organ Voluntary: Allegro Maestoso (Mendelssohn's Sonata No 4 in B fiat).
Director of music Timothy Byram-Wigfield . Assistant organist Roger Judd.


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Allegro Maestoso
Music: Timothy Byram-Wigfield
Organist: Roger Judd.

: Discovering Music

Schoenberg's String Quartet No 2
Stephen Johnson explores the ideas behind one of Arnold Schoenberg's most extraordinary pieces. Recorded in front of an audience at West Road Concert Hall in Cambridge with the Quatuor Parisii and soprano Rachel Nichols.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Quatuor Parisii
Soprano: Rachel Nichols.

: The Choir

Aled Jones investigates shape-note music - a teaching method invented in 19th century New England to help the uneducated masses to worship through song. Plus the first of a three-part exploration of the Chapel Royal and the key role that it has played in the heritage of English choral music for centuries.


Unknown: Aled Jones

: Drama on 3: The Sicilian Expedition

John Fletcher 's drama is set in Ancient Greece as the general Alcibiades persuades Athens to launch an attack on Sicily. Alcibiades was a member of the Athens baby boomer generation, whose elders had fought to give their children a society of justice, wealth and education. They explored every sexual avenue, took drugs to excess, and became the greatest consumers of the most exotic products in history. Within two years of the defeat in Sicily, imperial, democratic
Athens, the pinnacle of human civilisation, lay in ruins. Yet, as the city endured its death agonies, something new and wonderful was born - the Socratic idea of universal love.
Original music by John Hardy ; Director Kate McAII


Unknown: John Fletcher
Music By: John Hardy
Director: Kate McAii
Socrates: James Laurenson
Alcibiades: Julian Rhlnd-Tutt
Callias: Richard Nichols
Theodote: Mia Soteriou
Nicias: Jonathan Nibbs
Taureas: Matthew Morgan
Agathon: Richard Mitchfey
Spartan Soldier: Nathan Sussex
Bagoas: Brendan Charleson
Mantitheus: Jonathan Floyd
Mother: Christine Pritchard

: Sunday Feature: Charles Correa -Finding a New Indian Architecture

David Adjaye profiles Charles Correa , the modernist architect whose work has helped forge a national identity in post-colonial India. Adjaye travels to Correa's most important building projects, talks to political and religious figures,
India's architectural elite, and the people who use the buildings and whose lives have been changed by his progressive philosophy. Producer David Morley


Unknown: David Adjaye
Unknown: Charles Correa
Producer: David Morley

: Words and Music

A sequence of poetry and music inspired by the world as seen from a great height. Featuring musical evocations by Sibelius, Strauss and Liszt, and poems by Shelley and Petrarch. Readings from the works of Ted Hughes ,
Pablo Neruda and ee cummings describe the world of birds in flight, with music by Haydn,
Honegger and George Benjamin. The readers are Anton Lesser and Lesley Sharp. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsand music


Unknown: Ted Hughes
Unknown: Pablo Neruda
Unknown: George Benjamin.
Unknown: Anton Lesser
Unknown: Lesley Sharp.

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott considers music from the collection of birthday odes written for Queen Mary by Henry Purcell.


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Henry Purcell.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Mozart Meistermusik (original version of Masonic Funeral Music, K477); Requiem, K626 Collegium Vocale Ghent, Orchestre des Champs-Elysees, conductor Philippe Herreweghe 1.53 Archduke Rudolph of Austria Clarinet Trio 2.14 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A minor, Op 23 2.32 Stainov Symphonic Suite: Fairy Tale
3.06 Peterson-Berqer Flowers from Froso,
Op 16 3.31 Rameau Les Paladins 3.52 Visee La Grotte de Versailles de Mr JB Lully 3.55 Pisendel Sonata in C minor
4.00 Olsson Gregorian Melodies, Op 30 4.18 Perotln
Sederunt Principes 4.30 Purcell Four Dances (Abdelazer)
4.34 Escosa Three Dances 4.41 Wassenaer Concerto No I in G 4.52 Fiocco Recorder Sonata in G minor
5.00 Borgstrom Music to Johan Gabriel Borkman
5.11 Ravel Sonatine 5.24 Wienlawskl Polonaise No 1 in D, Op 4 5.30 FBrster Sonata a 3 (La Pazza)
5.34 Gesualdo Ave Dulcissima Maria 5.41
Goldberg Sonata in C 5.53 Mozart Overture: Die Zauberflote, K620
6.00 Sibelius Masonic Ritual Music, Op 113
6.22 Messemaeckers Grande Marche Funebre
6.31 Rosetti Grande Symphonie in D
6.47 Cornazano Figlie Guilielmin 6.49 Anon Zappay ; Amor Que To Fat Hio: Ay Luna Que Reluzes; Dindirindin
6.57 Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro Collinetto


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Mozart Meistermusik
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe
Conductor: Archduke Rudolph
Unknown: Johan Gabriel Borkman
Unknown: Dulcissima Maria
Unknown: Goldberg Sonata
Unknown: Rosetti Grande Symphonie
Unknown: Cornazano Figlie Guilielmin
Unknown: Anon Zappay

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