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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bach Furchte dich nicht, BWV228 Orchestra and Choir of La Chapelle Royale,
Collegium Vocale , director Philippe Herreweghe Verdi Ballet of the Queen (Don Carlos )
La Scala Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.00-9.00: Robert Kajanus/Uno
Helsinki Male Voice Choir, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jorma Panula Haydn Piano Trio in E flat, HXV29 Trio Wanderer
9.00-10.00: Walton Missa Brevis (Gloria) Michael Harris (organ),
Canterbury Cathedral Choir, director David Flood Anon Villancicos (Cancioner de Uppsala)
Monserrat Figueras (soprano), Hesperion XX


Unknown: Bach Furchte
Unknown: Collegium Vocale
Director: Philippe Herreweghe
Director: Verdi Ballet
Unknown: Don Carlos
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Jorma Panula
Unknown: Michael Harris
Director: David Flood
Director: Anon Villancicos
Soprano: Monserrat Figueras

: Mary King

Following in the tracks of explorers and pioneers, with guest presenter Mary King. Music includes: Hoist Beni Mora
Weill Lindbergh Flight
Plus music from the forests of Papua New Guinea and the Amazon.
EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Hoist Beni Mora
Unknown: Weill Lindbergh

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is the award-winning Irish writer Colm Toibin , whose writings include the novels The Blackwater Lightship and The Master and a collection of short stories, Mothers and Sons. A passionate music-lover. his choices include
Pablo Casals playing Bach, songs by Faure, Gluck, Schubert and Sibelius, a string quartet by the Irish composer Frederick May , and part of Wagner's Die Walkure.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Colm Toibin
Unknown: Pablo Casals
Unknown: Frederick May

: Womad Festival 2007

- Coverage of the Womad world music festival continues with live and specially recorded sets from across the weekend introduced by Lucy Duran. Including Vieux Farka Toure , the not-so-old son of the late Ali, and Dr Jyotsna Srikanth , the violin-playing pathologist from southern India.


Introduced By: Lucy Duran.
Unknown: Vieux Farka Toure
Unknown: Dr Jyotsna Srikanth

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents another selection of requests, including Kiri Te Kanawa , Shostakovich conducted by Haitink, and the Lancashire Caruso Tom Burke - a tenor who lived his life like a swashbuckling film star and became one of Puccini's favourite singers. 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: Kiri Te Kanawa

: Choral Evening Prayer

From Buckfast Abbey, Devon during the 2007 Exon Singers Festival. Introit: Beati Quorum Via
(Howard Skempton). Responses: Plainsong. Office Hymn: Creator of the Earth and Sky (Deus Creator). Psalms: 141, 142, 143 (Plainsong). First Lesson:
Galatians 3, vv26-29; 4 vv6-7. Anthem: And I Saw a New Heaven (Bainton). Second Lesson: Luke 4, vv16-21. Homily: The Venerable Nicola Sullivan. Magnificat: The Edinburgh Service (
Howard Skempton ). The Lord's Prayer: Leighton. Motet: Ave Virgo Sanctissima (Howard Skempton). Final Hymn: 0 for a Thousand Tongues to Sing (Richmond). Organ Voluntary: Toccata and Fugue (Hommage Buxtehude) (Petr Eben). Director of music Matthew Owens. Organist Jeffrey Makinson.


Unknown: Nicola Sullivan.
Unknown: Howard Skempton
Organist: Matthew Owens.
Organist: Jeffrey Makinson.

: Discovering Music

Prokofiev's Classical Symphony
Charles Hazlewood and the BBC Concert Orchestra explore the world of Prokofiev's Classical symphony, which was inspired by the classical style of Haydn. The programme also includes movements from Haydn's Symphonies Nos 93, 95, 100 and 101.


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood

: BBC Proms 2007

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, Louise Fryer presents an all-French programme of vivid orchestral scene-setting.
First, Faure's exquisite incidental music inspired by Shakespeare, then the sultry sounds and scents of summer nights in Berlioz's atmospheric song cycle. Finally, Bizet's famous evocation of exotic Provence, here in a rare extended selection of the incidental music to Daudet's play.
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Orchestra and Choir of Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble, conductor Marc Minowski Faure Shylock (excerpts) Berlioz Les Nuits d'Eté
7.20 Twenty Minutes: I Hear You Say So
Elizabeth Bowen 's classic tale, read by Elizabeth Bell , takes place on a warm summer evening as different people are brought together in their local park to listen to the song of the nightingale.
7.40 Bizet L'Arlésienne (incidental music) This concert is also broadcast on BBC4 at 7.30pm Repeated on Friday 3 August at 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Louise Fryer
Conductor: Marc Minowski
Conductor: Faure Shylock
Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen
Read By: Elizabeth Bell

: Drama on 3: The Two Gentlemen of Valasna

William Shakespeare 's early romantic comedy adapted for radio by Roger Elsgood and Willi Richards. This production is set in two Indian Princely States in the weeks leading up to the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Recorded entirely on location in Maharashtra, India.
Producer Roger Elsgood ; Director Willi Richards


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Roger Elsgood
Unknown: Willi Richards.
Producer: Roger Elsgood
Director: Willi Richards
Vishvadev: Nadir Khan
Parminder: Arghya Lahiri
Syoni: Anu Menon
Jumaana: Avantika Akerkar
The Maharaja: Sohrab Ardishir
Thaqib: Zafar Karachiwala
Sparsh Kunaal: Roy Kapoor
Lehk: Joy Senqupta
Lavanya: Suchltra Plllai
Babu: Farld Currim
Arabinder: Jayant Krlpalani
Pramathesh: Vikrant Chaturvedl

: Words and Music

The Beast within. Actress Fiona Shaw introduces a selection of poetry and prose on the theme of animals, wild and domestic, including work by Ted Hughes ,
Elizabeth Bishop , William Golding , Les Murray , Lewis Carroll and Paul Durcan , with music by Sibelius,
Schumann, Schubert. John Tavener and Poulenc. EMAIL: wordsand music@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Introduces: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Ted Hughes
Unknown: Elizabeth Bishop
Unknown: William Golding
Unknown: Les Murray
Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Paul Durcan
Unknown: Schubert. John Tavener

: The Early Music Show

Lady Rich Lucie Skeaping talks to singer Emily van Evera about her new disc entitled My Lady Rich. Penelope Rich was one of Queen Elizabeth I's Ladies-in-Waiting and sister to Elizabeth's favourite, the Earl of Essex. It's said that this heart-stealing goddess was a muse to poets and musicians alike, and inspired music by the finest composers of Elizabethan England. With songs and instrumental pieces by John Dowland , Charles Tessier , William Byrd , Anthony Holborne , John Coprario ,
Robert Jones and John Bartlet. Producer Les Pratt


Talks: Lady Rich Lucie Skeaping
Singer: Emily van Evera
Unknown: Elizabethan England.
Unknown: John Dowland
Unknown: Charles Tessier
Unknown: William Byrd
Unknown: Anthony Holborne
Unknown: John Coprario
Unknown: Robert Jones
Unknown: John Bartlet.
Producer: Les Pratt

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Buxtehude Du Friedesfurst, Herr Jesu Christ , in G, Bux WV21 Rosenmiiller Sonata Vila A in Dminor Buxtehude Jesu Dulcis Memoria, BuxWV57,Aria soprale Nozze di Sua Maestà il Redi Svezia , BuxWV119:Gen Himmel zu dem Vaterin G, BuxWV32;Klaglied, BuxWV72b Rosenmuller WeltAde ! Ich bin dein Mude; Sonata IX a 5 in D; Sonata X a 5 Buxtehude Alles was ihr tut mit Worten oder mit Werken, BuxWV4 Harmony of Voices, director Fredrik Malmberg
(organ), Ensemble Altapunta, director Ole-Kristian Andersen (trombone) 2.16 Norman String Quartet in C. Op 42
2.47 Mahler Symphony No 9 4.12 Bonnet Variations de Concert 4.21 Martin Five Ariel Songs 4.33 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in C. Op 1 No 7 4.38 Rovetta La Bella Erminia
4.46 Paderewski Nocturne in B flat, Op 16 No4 4.51 Weber Concertino in C for oboe and wind ensemble 5.00 Abel Symphony in C 5.09 Buxtehude Missa Brevis, BuxWVM
5.19 Fiocco Suite in G 5.28 Poulenc Oooe Sonata
5.42 Saint-Sains Scherzo in B, Op 87 5.53 Melartin Aria: Tuli kevat, tuli toivo, Op 50 (Aino) 6.01 Jan Krenz Piano
Concertino 6.21 Busoni Piano Sonatina super Carmen 6.29 Novacek Perpetuum Mobile 6.33 Strauss Till Eulenspiegel - Einmal Anders ! 6.42 Ravel Suite: Ma Mère /'Oye


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Herr Jesu Christ
Unknown: Redi Svezia
Unknown: Rosenmuller Weltade
Director: Fredrik Malmberg
Director: Ole-Kristian Andersen
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Piano: Jan Krenz
Unknown: Novacek Perpetuum
Unknown: Einmal Anders

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