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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bach, transcr Busonl
Nun komm der Heiden Heiland , BWV659 Alfred Brendel (piano)
Iqnazlo Prustmann Miserere
Soloists, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Musica Bohemica , conductor Jaroslav Krcek
8.00-9.00: G Gabrleli Canzon a 7 S49 Empire Brass
Mendelssohn Overture: Athalia Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claus Peter Flor
9.00-10.00: Paganlnl
/ Palpiti - Introduction and Variations on Rossini's Di Tanti Palpiti from Tancredi, Op 13
Gil Shaham (violin), Akira Eguchi (piano) Lissant-Colllns Fuquoi in the Sugar Cane National Symphony Orchestra of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, conductor Peter Marchbank


Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Musica Bohemica
Conductor: Jaroslav Krcek
Conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Unknown: Di Tanti Palpiti
Violin: Gil Shaham
Violin: Akira Eguchi
Piano: Lissant-Colllns Fuquoi
Conductor: Peter Marchbank

: lain Burnside

A celebration of International Children's Day, featuring music by, for, and about children.
Britten Walztes [sic] Michael Dussek (piano) Dohnanyl Variations on a Nursery Theme
Julius Katchen (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult Plus works by Mahler and Schubert. EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk


Piano: Michael Dussek
Piano: Julius Katchen
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley is joined by investigative writer
David Yallop , whose books have probed the Sicilian Mafia, Colombian drug cartels, high-profile criminal cases and alleged corruption within the Vatican. His most recent book, The Power and the Glory, investigates the papacy of John Paul II. His musical choices range from Gregorian chant to piano music by Bach and John Field , string quartets by Mendelssohn and Beethoven, and works by George Butterworth and Elgar.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: David Yallop
Unknown: John Paul Ii.
Unknown: John Field
Unknown: George Butterworth

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents a programme featuring chamber music by Telemann and his two godsons,
CPE Bach and Georg Philipp Kress , and considers the extent of Telemann's influence on them.


Unknown: Georg Philipp Kress

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' favourites, including Janet Baker 's recording of Berlioz's Nuits d'Eté and Elgar's Enigma variations, marking the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth. 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


Unknown: Janet Baker

: Choral Evensong

Live from St Davids Cathedral.
Introit: Great Lord of Lords (Richard Lloyd ).
Responses: Byrd Psalm 29 (Attwood, Walmisley, Bairstow, Foster, Bennett, Macpherson).
First Lesson: Isaiah 6, vv 1-10
Office Hymn: Father Most Holy, Merciful and Tender (O Pater Sancte).
Canticles: Sumsion in D.
Second Lesson: Revelation 4.
Anthem: O Lux Beata Trinitas (Byrd).
Homily: The Very Rev J. Wyn Evans.
Final Hymn: How Shall I Sing That Majesty (Coe Fen).
Organ Voluntary: Improvisation sur Ie Te Deum (Tournemire).
Organist and Master of the Choristers Timothy Noon.
Assistant Organist Simon Pearce.


Homily: The Very Rev J. Wyn Evans.
Organist and Master of the Choristers: Timothy Noon.
Assistant Organist: Simon Pearce

: Discovering Music

Stravinsky Symphony In Three Movements
Stephen Johnson explores Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements, with musical examples performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Shelley.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Alexander Shelley.

: Performance on 3

Elgar Season
A concert recorded last night in Birmingham's
Symphony Hall. Elgar devoted the best years of his career to one tremendous project: setting the entire New Testament to music. The Apostles is the first part of an uncompleted trilogy. Presented by Tom Service with Anthony Payne.
Claire Rutter (soprano), Karen Cargill (mezzo), John Daszak (tenor), Stephen Gadd and James Rutherford (baritones), Matthew Best (bass),
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
Elgar The Apostles


Unknown: Anthony Payne.
Soprano: Claire Rutter
Soprano: Karen Cargill
Tenor: John Daszak
Tenor: Stephen Gadd
Tenor: James Rutherford
Conductor: Sakari Oramo

: Drama on 3: Elgar's Rondo

Elgar Season
By David Pownall. The reaction to Eigar's Second Symphony, and to the Rondo in particular, only heighten the doubts and fears that have plagued the composer for much of his creative life. As he struggles to express in music the horror of the First
World War, his family and admirers endeavour to help him re-ignite his creative spark.
Director Martin Jenkins


Unknown: David Pownall.
Director: Martin Jenkins
Elgar: David Horovitch
Alice: Sarah Badel
Jaeger/George V: Robert Glenister
Windflower: Emma Fielding
Schuster: Ian Masters
Carice/Mother/Cellist: Clare Corbett
Bernard Shaw: Gerard Murphy
Mark/Father: Harry Myers
Father John: Carl Prekopp
Bandmaster: John Evitts
Paul Hooker: Robert Lister

: Sunday Feature: Elgar and Empire

Elgar Season
Historian Tristram Hunt explores how Elgar's music articulated the notion of British Empire, its triumph and its decline. This aspect of the composer's work is controversial, as many feel his music is somehow tainted by its association with imperialist aims and ideals. This documentary presents contrasting views about Elgar and Empire from historians Jeffrey Richards , John Mackenzie and Bernard Porter , and from pianist David Owen Norris and conductor Mark Elder. Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Tristram Hunt
Unknown: Jeffrey Richards
Unknown: John MacKenzie
Unknown: Bernard Porter
Pianist: David Owen Norris
Conductor: Mark Elder.
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: Words and Music

In Search of England. Harriet Walter and Robert Glenister read poetry and prose on the theme of England by John Agard , Maura Dooley ,
Robert Browning , Fleur Adcock and George Orwell , with music by Delius, Vaughan Williams , Billy Bragg and Purcell. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Robert Glenister
Unknown: John Agard
Unknown: Maura Dooley
Unknown: Robert Browning
Unknown: Fleur Adcock
Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Billy Bragg

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Monteverdi Five Madrigals Castello Sonata Decima
Monteverdi Batto, Qui Pianse; Ohime Dove'e il Mio Ben Castello Sonata Duodecima
Monteverdi Incenerite Spoglie; Hor Che'l Ciel e La Terra; Sfogava Con Le Stelle
Baroque Fever, I Fagiolini, director Robert Hollingsworth
2.13 Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
2.52 Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op 45
3.59 Escher Suite for piano: Arcana
4.22 Wolf Italian Serenade for string quartet
4.31 Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine kleine Nachtmusik)
4.46 Bull Why Ask You?
4.51 Sweellnck Psalm 23 (Five Psalms of David)
5.00 Brahms Academic Festival Overture
5.10 Roussel Three pieces for piano, Op 49
5.19 Glon Glusep Derunqs Serenade
5.21 Cantlenl Sain Da Not
5.23 Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903
5.36 Skjavetlc Canzon 5.45 Klaml Suite: Numisuutarit
5.53 Resplghl Impressioni Brasiliane
6.14 Ravel La Valse for two pianos
6.26 Handel Prelude: Chaconne; Sarabande; Gigue; Air; Ballo (Terpischore)
6.38 Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Director: Robert Hollingsworth

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