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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bowen Nocturne Joop Celis (piano) Handel Organ Concerto in F, HWV295 (The Cuckoo and the Nightingale)
Daniel Chorzempa , Concerto Amsterdam, conductor Jaap Schroder
8.00-9.00: Faure Romance in B flat, Op 28 Pierre Amoyal (violin), Pascal Roge (piano) Grieg Holberg Suite
Northern Sinfonia, conductor Paul Tortelier
9.00-10.00: Finzl Severn Rhapsody LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
Poulenc Piano Concerto Francois-Rene
Duchable (piano), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor James Conlon


Unknown: Daniel Chorzempa
Conductor: Jaap Schroder
Violin: Pierre Amoyal
Violin: Pascal Roge
Piano: Grieg Holberg
Conductor: Paul Tortelier
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: James Conlon

: lain Burnside

As Chelsea Flower Show approaches, a selection of music inspired by flowers and gardens. Françalx L'Horloge de F/ore
John de Lancie (oboe), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain Martha Argerich (piano),
Orchestre de Paris, conductor Daniel Barenboim Plus works by Butterworth and Ravel.


Conductor: Andre Previn
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is the scientist
Professor James Lovelock , one of the foremost ideological leaders in the development of environmental awareness. He developed the Gaia theory, which regards the planet Earth as a self-regulated living being, capable of withstanding the assaults made on it by human activity, albeit with serious consequences for mankind. His love of music is a late passion that has blossomed since his second marriage and his choices today include Mozart, extracts from Verdi's Don Carlos and Wagner's Parsifal, a string quartet by Janacek, and Frank Sinatra singing Witchcraft.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Professor James Lovelock
Unknown: Don Carlos
Unknown: Frank Sinatra

: The Early Music Show

Handel in Halle. As part of the Early Music Show's Handel weekend, the countertenor Michael Chance travels to the composer's birthplace in Halle, Germany, for an exploration of the composer's early life and influences. Producer Chris Wines

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of listeners' requests.
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

: Choral Evensong

Live from the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music at St Pancras New Church, London.
Introit: Locus iste (Howard Skempton). Responses: David Buckley. Psalm: 68
(Christopher Batchelor ). First Lesson: Isaiah 44, vv1-8. Canticles: Third Service (Gregory Rose) (festival commission). Second Lesson:
Ephesians 4, vv7-16. Anthem: At the Round Earth's Imagin'd Corners (Michael Berkeley).
Final Hymn: Christ Triumphant (Guiting Power). Organ Voluntary: Piece d'Orgue (Huw Watkins ). Director of music Christopher Batchelor. Assistant organist Timothy Wakerell.


Unknown: David Buckley.
Unknown: Christopher Batchelor
Unknown: Huw Watkins
Music: Christopher Batchelor.
Organist: Timothy Wakerell.

: Discovering Music

Mark-Anthony Turnage - Momentum and Kal Together with the cellist Matthew Barley and the BBC Philharmonic, Charles Hazlewood explores the music of contemporary British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage through the orchestral work Momentum, and Kai, for solo cello and ensemble. Plus a look at the results of a week at Eccles College in Salford where Barley,
Hazlewood and members of the orchestra, worked with amateur groups on their own piece inspired by Turnage's music.


Unknown: Kal Together
Unknown: Matthew Barley
Unknown: Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage

: The Choir

Aled Jones talks to Dr Martin Ashley of the University of the West of England about his research into why fewer boys than girls join choirs.


Talks: Aled Jones
Unknown: Dr Martin Ashley

: Drama on 3: The Wild Duck

"The Wild Duck" is one of Henrik Ibsen's most powerful dramas, exploring the tragic impact on the lives of a young girl and her family when an old friend insists on family secrets being told.


Author: Henrik Ibsen
Producer: Polly Thomas
Hjalmar: Paterson Joseph
Gregers: Michael Maloney
Hedvig: Katie Griffiths
Mrs Sorby: Alexandra Mathie
Mr Werle: Russell Dixon
Old Ekdal: Gordon Langford-Rowe
Gina: Slobhan Finneran
Relling: Glenn Cunningham
Jensen: Malcolm Raeburn

: Sunday Feature: The Splintered City:the Halifax Harbour Explosion, 1917

The story of the biggest man-made explosion before to the atomic bomb, when a munitions ship and, ironically, a refugee relief vessel collided and Halifax, Nova Scotia , was devastated. Two thousand people were killed, many thousands were injured and the world was changed: this initiated the first global response to a disaster and the academic study of catastrophe. Sean Street visits the scene of the disaster and, 90 years on, meets Some Of the survivors. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Nova Scotia
Unknown: Sean Street

: Words and Music

Russian Dreams
A journey to Russia, as summoned into existence by the imagination of poets and musicians: natives, exiles and foreigners. Music by a French composer, Tournemire, conjures up the bells of Moscow, and verses by Marina Tsvetaeva give a Russian literary slant on the same subject. Igor Stravinsky depicts his homeland from two perspectives - resident and emigre. With poems by Anna Akhmatova , Mikhail Lermontov , and Osip Mandelstam, and music by Borodin, John Field and Benny Goodman. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Marina Tsvetaeva
Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Unknown: Anna Akhmatova
Unknown: Mikhail Lermontov
Unknown: John Field
Unknown: Benny Goodman.

: The Early Music Show

Written in Their Spare Time. Lucie Skeaping looks at music composed by the musicians of St Mark 's in Venice in the 16th and 17th centuries.


Unknown: St Mark

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Michael Haydn Missa Sancti Hieronymi
Druzecky Mass in B flat Johanette Zomer (soprano).
Britta Schwartz (mezzo). Guy de Mey (tenor), Cornelius Hauptmann (bass), Zefiro. director Alfredo Bernardini , Arsys Bourgogne Chorus, director Pierre Cao
2.00 Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez 2.23 Schubert Six Moments Musicaux, D780 2.49 Reger Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin , Op 128 3.19 Hummel Clarinet Quartet in E flat 3.46 BartokP/ano Concerto No 2
4.18 Handel Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 4
4.29 Scheidt Alamanda 4.38 Duruf Quatre Motets sur des Thèmes Grégoriens, Op 10 4.47 Anon Aras pot hom conoiser e proar; Tant es gay 5.00 Hildegard von Binqen Alma Redeptoris Mater ; Ave Maria, 0 auctrix vite 5.11
Parker A Northern Ballad 5.25 Beethoven Adagio(Trio in B flat, Op 11) 5.31 Handel Alpestre Monte , HWV81 5.43
Dautrecourt Concert a deux violes No 44, (Tombeau des Regrets) 5.53 Brahms Cello Sonata in E minor, Op 38
6.19CPEBach Concerto in F for two harpsichords, Wq46
6.42 Britten The Young Person's Guide to Orchestra


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Johanette Zomer
Soprano: Britta Schwartz
Tenor: Cornelius Hauptmann
Director: Alfredo Bernardini
Director: Arsys Bourgogne
Director: Pierre Cao
Director: Rodrigo Concierto
Unknown: Arnold Bocklin
Unknown: Scheidt Alamanda
Unknown: Anon Aras
Unknown: Alma Redeptoris Mater
Unknown: Handel Alpestre Monte

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