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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Arvo Part Littlemore Tractus Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor
Paul Hillier Telemann Flute Concerto in D Camerata Koln
8.00-9.00: Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G, RV303 Giuliano Carmignola , Venice Baroque Orchestra, conductor Andrea Marcon
Rachmaninov Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op 3 Olga Kern (piano)
9.00-10.00: Reinhardt Horn Concerto in E flat
Barry Tuckwell , Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Iona Brown
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphoses on themes by Weber Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy


Conductor: Paul Hillier
Unknown: Giuliano Carmignola
Conductor: Andrea Marcon
Piano: Olga Kern
Unknown: Barry Tuckwell
Conductor: Iona Brown
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

: lain Burnside

On the morning of the autumn equinox Burnside luxuriates in mists and mellow fruitfulness. Music includes Tippett's Crown of the Year, Debussy's Feuilles Mortes (Preludes, Bk 2), and music by Mahler, Eisler and Ligeti. EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is the satirist. cartoonist and jazz musician Barry Fantoni , who has been on the editorial staff of Private
Eye magazine since 1963, when his first cartoon was published there. His musical passions range from Baroque keyboard music by Scarlatti and Rameau to Percy Grainger 's Shallow Brown, Barber's evocative Knoxville Summer of 1915, and his former friend, Spike Milligan , reciting a surreal auction catalogue over an orchestral background by George Martin.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Musician: Barry Fantoni
Unknown: Percy Grainger
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: George Martin.

: The Early Music Show

During Queen Anne's reign, London was a thriving and exciting musical centre, attracting musicians from all over Europe. Lucie Skeaping reflects on life in musical London at the start of the 18th century and introduces works by Daniel Purcell , Gottfried Finger and John Eccles. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Daniel Purcell
Unknown: Gottfried Finger
Unknown: John Eccles.
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents the weekly pick of listeners' favourites, including a musical soundtrack to today's big football match, the "definitive" rendition of The Lark Ascending, and Percy Grainger - "for mothers everywhere". Plus a special guest request by cellist Jonathan Cohen. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF 5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a land line cost no more than 8p per min) EMAIL: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Percy Grainger
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen.

: Choral Evensong

Live from Hereford Cathedral. Introit: 0 Lord, Give Thy Holy Spirit (Tallis).
Responses: Radcliffe. Psalms: 128,129,130,
131 (Goss, Garrett, Felton, Rogers). First Reading: Ezra 1. Canticles: Collegium Magdalenae Oxoniense (Leighton). Second Reading: John 7, vv14-36. Anthem: I Saw the Lord (Stainer). Final Hymn:
Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation (Westminster Abbey). Organ Voluntary: Finale from Elgar's Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma) (arr Dyke). Organist and Director of music Geraint Bowen , Assistant organist Peter Dyke.


Music: Geraint Bowen
Organist: Peter Dyke.

: Discovering Music

Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Charles Hazlewood and the BBC Concert orchestra examine Britten's Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge alongside Bridge's own Three Idylls.


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood

: The Choir

Deborah Roberts and Laurie Stras , directors of early music group Musica Secreta , join Aled Jones to talk about an emerging repertoire written in the 16th and 17th centuries by little-known women composers, courtiers, courtesans and nuns. Other music includes an excerpt from the Vasari
Singers' new recording of Francis Pott 's cantata The Cloud of Unknowing.


Unknown: Deborah Roberts
Unknown: Laurie Stras
Unknown: Musica Secreta
Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Francis Pott

: Drama on 3: Doctor Faustus

Christopher Marlowe's classic play written in 1604, about a man who defies the authority of God by selling his soul to the Devil in return for 24 years of knowledge and power on Earth.
In association with the Open University
Spoken word choices: page 129


Writer: Christopher Marlowe
Music: Olly Fox
Producer/Director: Nadia Molinari
Faustus: Paterson Joseph
Mephistopheles: Ray Fearon
Wagner: Toby Jones
Evil Angel: Janet McTeer
Good Angel: Tanya Moodie
Lucifer: Julian Bleach
Old Man: David Bradley
Robin: Nicholas Burns
Rafe: Ilain Robertson
Valdes: David Bamber
Cornelius: Paul Bazely
Emperor: Anton Lesser
Horse-Courser: John Lloyd Fillingham
Knight: Don Gilet
Duke: Derek Riddell

: Sunday Feature: The Eternal Rock

From the last living Neanderthal to Phoenician con-men and ardent jihadists, the two square miles that form the rock of Gibraltar have been invaded and contested by nearly every major civilisation in European history. This tiny piece of land has been slow to give up the secrets of its past, but Michael Portillo utilises modern archaeological methods to unearth the real inhabitants of this rock of contention. Producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: Michael Portillo
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Words and Music Faust

Music and poetry reflecting the centuries-old obsession with the German legend of Faust. With readings by Neil Dudgeon and Carolyn Pickles. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Neil Dudgeon
Unknown: Carolyn Pickles.

: The Early Music Show

Another chance to hear Lucie Skeaping introduce highlights from a concert given at the Queen's Hall, as part of the this year's Edinburgh
International Festival. Director Chiara Banchini (violin) and Ensemble 415 make their Edinburgh debut with a programme of Italian chamber sonatas by Corelli, Vivaldi and - the Paganini of his day - Pietro Antonio Locatelli. Producer Ewa Norman


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Violin: Chiara Banchini
Unknown: Pietro Antonio Locatelli.
Producer: Ewa Norman

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Thomas Adès TheLoverin Winter William Purefoy
(countertenor), the composer (piano); The Fayrfax Carol Radio France Chorus, director Lionel Sow ; Five Eliot Landscapes, Op 1 Rebecca Bottone (soprano), the composer (piano) January Writ Yves Castagnet (organ), Radio France Chorus, director Lionel Sow ; Life Story, Op 8a Mary Carewe (soprano), the composer (piano)
1.44 Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E
2.54 Mozart Mass in C minor, K427 (Great)
3.45 Rossini String Sonata No 5 in E flat
4.00 Svendsen Norwegian Artists' Carnival
4.07 Schumann Arabesque in C, Op 18
4.15 JM Bach Liebster Jesu, hor mein Flehen
4.22 Sibelius Suite Champêtre
4.30 Franck Prelude , Fugue and Variation in B minor, Op 18
4.41 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D, Wql83 No 1
4.52 Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orphée et Euridyce)
5.00 Wolf Italian Serenade 5.08 Chopin Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20 5.18 Verdi Sinfonia: Cioyanna D'Arco
5.25 Palestrina Magnificat Primi Toni
5.53 Sibelius Petite Suite 5.41 Vivaldi Flute Concerto in D, Op 10 No 3 5.53 Suk Mass in B flat (Krecovicka)
6.18 Strauss Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 18
6.47 Mozart Flute Quartet No 4 in A, K298


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Presented By: Thomas Adès
Unknown: William Purefoy
Director: Lionel Sow
Soprano: Rebecca Bottone
Unknown: Yves Castagnet
Director: Lionel Sow
Soprano: Mary Carewe
Unknown: Franck Prelude

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