7.00-8.00: Robert Parsons Ave Maria Gabrieli Consort , director Paul McCreesh Puccini Crisantemi London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano
8.00-9.00: Marais 20 Sujet Diversitez (20 Couplets) Hille Perl (viola da gamba), Lee Santana (theorbo) Chopin Trois Nouvelles Etudes, Op posth Boris Berezovsky (piano)
9.00-10.00: Lanner Hofball-Tanze Vienna PO, conductor Riccardo Muti
Frangaix Divertissement Gaudier Ensemble
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Burnside explores music produced by composers and performers in the Indian summer of their creativity, including Vlado Perlemuter playing Ravel, and Balakirev's Overture to King Lear. EMAIL: email@example.com
Michael Berkeley talks to Indian-born author Kiran Desai. Daughter of novelist Anita Desai , she has lived in America since she was a teenager and her books delve into the culture shock experienced by immigrants from the relatively poor East to the wealthy West. She is deeply interested in music, and her choices range from Bach played by Glenn Gould and Pablo Casais to two masters of the guitar, three contrasting pieces of Indian music, and the Cabo Verde phenomenon Cesaria Evora.
Lucie Skeaping introduces highlights from a concert recorded at Edinburgh's Queen's Hall as part of the recent Edinburgh International
Festival: Chiara Banchini (violin/director) and Ensemble 415 make their Edinburgh debut with a programme of Italian chamber sonatas by Corelli and Vivaldi, and by Pietro Antonio Locatelli , the Paganini of his day. Producer Ewa Norman
Chi-chi Nwanoku tracks down performances of Rossini, Verdi, Weber and Janis Ivanovs , and melodies by Mozart. Conductor Vernon Handley requests a Bax symphony.
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Live from Southwark Cathedral. Introit:
Lord, in Our Lonely Hours (John Barnard ). Responses: Shephard. Psalms: 124,125
(Bertalot, Turle). First Reading: Isaiah 60. Office Hymn: The Lord Will Come and Not Be Slow (St Stephen). Canticles: The Second Service
(Leighton). Second Reading: John 6, vv51-69.
Anthem: Seek Him That Maketh the Seven Stars (Jonathan Dove ). Homily: The Very Rev
Colin Slee. Final Hymn: All Things That Are, Praise God (Upton Scudamore). Organ voluntary: Toccata in F, BWV540 (Bach). Director of the Girls' Choir Stephen Disley. Organist Peter Wright.
Stephen Johnson is joined by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under conductor Douglas Boyd to explore Brahms's Symphony No 3 in F.
Aled Jones introduces music for choir and for solo piano, piano duet and orchestra, all from the 32 voices of the celebrated French chamber choir Accentus. The choir's founder and conductor
Laurence Equilbey talks about how she has steered Accentus well beyond the limits of the standard repertoire for unaccompanied chamber choir. With music by Debussy, Mahler, Poulenc, Ravel and Schoenberg, and new works written for
Accentus by Philippe Manoury and Bruno Mantovani.
Following the international success of Complicite's 2003 theatrical adaptation of Haruki Murakami 's The Elephant Vanishes, director Simon McBurney has written a new play for Radio 3. Drawn from Murakami's short story collection following the Kobe earthquake of 1995, these elegant and touching stories take a surprising look at the lives of people affected by the disaster. Producer Steven Canny
His account of the lives of poor white farmers in 1930s Alabama, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, is an exquisitely difficult classic, his film criticism set the standard in 1940s America and his posthumously published novel, A Death in the Family, won the Pulitzer Prize. He also wrote poetry - Knoxville Summer of 1915 was famously set to music by Samuel Barber - and mould-breaking journalism for Time magazine and screenplays for films, including John Houston's The African Queen. He was described as "probably the most charismatic man alive", lived hard and was dead by the age of 45. Yet James Agee remains virtually unknown in the UK. Blake Morrison visits Agee's Tennessee hometown and follows in his footsteps to Alabama to re-appraise this "sovereign prince of the English language". With contributions from
Agee's son Joel and daughter Deedee, biographer Dwight Garner , Knoxville artist RB Morris and historian Steve Cotham. Producer Alan Hall
A sequence of music and poetry reflecting on villainy, from Emperor Nero to Billy the Kid. With music by Mozart, Bartok and Stephen Sondheim , and poems by writers including Oscar Wilde ,
Shelley and Sylvia Plath. The readers are Patience Tomlinson and Jonathan Keeble. EMAIL: wordsandmusic9bbc.co.uk
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Ashley Solomon presents a programme of music from the Italian Renaissance, with sacred and secular vocal works by Gesualdo, Monteverdi, Luzzaschi and Strozzi. Producer Les Pratt
Presented by Jonathan Swain. Beethoven Mass in D (Missa Solemnis) Kristina Hansson (soprano), Maria Stattin (mezzo), Jonas Degefeldt (tenor), Carsten Stabell (bass), St Olav Festival Choir and Orchestra, conductor Per Fridtjof
Bonsaksen 2.17 Shostakovich Symphony No 7 (Leningrad)
3.28 Gershwin Piano Concerto in F 4.03 Josquin des Prez Tu Solus Qui Facis Mirabilia 4,09 Famaby Maske ,
MB243I; Fantasia, MB2412(Fitzwilliam Virginal Bk Nos 198 and 237) 4.15 Fdrster Viri Israelite, Dialogus de Judith et Holoferne, KBPJ 47 4.30 Gounod Waltz (Faust)
4.36 Hummel Trio in G 4.51 Sandstrom Surge Aquilo
5.00 Schubert Variations in E minor, D802
5.14 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila 5.20 Ravel
Trio in A minor 5.34 Holm Orken og hede 5.40 CPE Bach Trio Sonata in A 5.53 Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
6.32 Bruhns 0 werterheil' ger Geist
6.47 Beethoven 32 Variations in C minor, WoOBO