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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Vivaldi Sinfonia in G, RV149
L'Arte dell'Arco, conductor Christopher Hogwood Grieq Valse-Impromptu , Albumblad (Lyric Pieces Book 4, Op 47)
Einar Steen-Nokleberg (piano)
8.00-9.00: Telemann Cantata: Drei sind, die da zeugen im Himmel Rheinische Kantorei ,
Das Kleine Konzert , conductor Hermann Max
Schubert Rondo in A, D438 Chamber Orchestra of Europe, director Gidon Kremer (violin)
9.00-10.00: Liadov Kikimora , Op 63
Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Britten War Requiem (excerpts)
New Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini


Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Grieq Valse-Impromptu
Piano: Einar Steen-Nokleberg
Unknown: Himmel Rheinische Kantorei
Conductor: Das Kleine Konzert
Conductor: Hermann Max
Conductor: Schubert Rondo
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Violin: Liadov Kikimora
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

: lain Burnside

To celebrate Trafalgar Day, lain Burnside sets sail with music by Hummel, D'lndy and Vierne, and Haydn's Nelson mass. EMAIL: bumside@bbc.co.uk

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley is joined by physicist
John Enderby , emeritus professor of physics at the University of Bristol, and an expert on neutrons and the medical applications of evanescent waves. Music has been a passion with him since the age of 15, and his choices include the Prelude to Act 3 of Wagner's Lohengrin, the Easter Hymn from Mascagni's opera Cavalleria Rusticana, a Mahler song, a movement of a Mozart horn concerto, and Yonty Solomon playing the first movement of Beethoven's Waldstein piano sonata.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: John Enderby
Unknown: Yonty Solomon

: The Early Music Show

As part of Radio 3's 40th-anniversary season,
Catherine Bott hosts a round-the-table discussion looking back at Radio 3's output of early music. Her guests include Andrew Parrott , Graham Dixon and Tess Knighton.


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Andrew Parrott
Unknown: Graham Dixon
Unknown: Tess Knighton.

: Radio 3 Requests

Cellist Matthew Barley introduces this week's selection of listeners' requests, ranging from the genius of late Beethoven to a giant Soviet symphony, and a personal request from Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord.
ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a landline cost no more than 8p per min) EMAIL: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jon Lord.

: Choral Evensong

Live from Truro Cathedral. Introit: Coventry Antiphon (Howells). Responses: Tomkins. Office Hymn: 0 Blest Creator of the Light
(Lucis Creator). Psalm 96 (Ashfield). First
Reading: Nehemiah 8, vv9-18. Canticles: The
Truro Service (Gabriel Jackson ). Second Reading: John 16, vv1-11. Anthem: Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing (Howells). Final Hymn: There's a Wideness in God's Mercy (Corvedale). Organ
Voluntary: Psalm Prelude, Set 2 No 3 (Howells). Director of music Robert Sharpe.
Assistant director of music Christopher Gray.


Unknown: Gabriel Jackson
Music: Robert Sharpe.
Music: Christopher Gray.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson is joined by members of the Britten Sinfonia to explore some of the ideas that inspired Schubert's celebrated Octet.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Britten Sinfonia

: The Choir

Aled Jones presents performances by an international selection of children's choirs, all appearing in Let the Peoples Sing, a competition for amateur choirs.


Unknown: Aled Jones

: Drama on 3: Scandinavian Dreams

By Steve Chambers.
In the last years of the 18th century, as revolution raged in - France, feminist writer and radical pamphleteer Mary Wollstonecraft embarked alone on a journey to the wilds of Scandinavia to recover her husband's lost treasure ship.
But her brilliant triumph failed to recover the thing she wanted most of all.

Pick of the week: page 136


Writer: Steve Chambers
Music composed by: Martin Kiszko
Producer: Andy Cartwright
Mary: Rachel Atkins
Imlay: John Schwab
Marguerite: Colleen Prendergast
Beckman: Martin Wenner
Wulfsberg: David Menkin
Elleson: Michael Roberts
Boatman: Gerard McDermott
Godwin/Nordberg: Christian Rodska
Nell: Ella Smith

: Sunday Feature: Wisteria - TwilightPoems from the Swamp Country

When the poet Kwame Dawes , who was born in Ghana and grew up in Jamaica, moved to Sumter in South Carolina, he recorded interviews with older black people he met, who told him about their lives in the era of segregation. From these recollections Dawes wrote a collection of poems, Wisteria, which the New Orleans composer Kevin Simmonds set to music for an ensemble of 14 black classical musicians. Using this music, the original interviews, readings of the poems, and conversations and sounds newly recorded in Sumter, Wisteria - Twilight Poems from the Swamp Country is a poetic reflection on the lives of black people in the South. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Kwame Dawes
Unknown: Kevin Simmonds

: Words and Music

A Beat in Time
Actors Greta Scacchi and Greg Wise delve into poems on the subject of time: lives ticking away as the poets contemplate ageing and change, the rhythm of life, and clocks themselves - objects that rule everyday life.
With poems and prose by Virginia Woolf, TS Eliot , Wendy Cope , Sylvia Plath and Shakespeare, accompanied by the music of Haydn, Ravel, John Cage , Bach and Philip Glass. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic Music choices: page 136


Unknown: Greta Scacchi
Unknown: Greg Wise
Unknown: Ts Eliot
Unknown: Wendy Cope
Unknown: Sylvia Plath
Unknown: John Cage

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping hosts an audience with soprano Emma Kirkby at the Sallis Benney Theatre at the University of Brighton, as part of this year's Brighton Early Music Festival. Kirkby performs three short pieces with the harpsichordist Steven Devine , and takes questions from the audience about her distinguished career. Producer Paul Frankl


Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Harpsichordist: Steven Devine
Producer: Paul Frankl

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea. Vivaldi Gloria in D, RV588 Olga Gracelj (soprano), Eva Novsak Houska (mezzo), Andrej Jarc (organ), Consortium Musicum, Slovenia Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Marko Munih
1.28 Lipovsek Suite No 2 for Strings 1.49 Alkan Piano Concerto (12 Studies, Op 39 Nos 8-10) 2.41 Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat, (Eroica) 3.36 Bach Violin
Sonata No 2, BW V1003 3.58 Wassenaer Concerto No 4 in G (Sei Concerti Armonici) 4.09 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in A, Op 65 No 3 4.20 Forster Vanitas Vanitatum - Dialogus de Divite et Paupere Lazaro 4.30 Groneman Flute Concerto in G 4.39 Popper Hungarian Fantasy, Op 68
4.47 Hurlebusch Concerto in A minor 5.00 Telemann Trio No 7 for recorder, viola da gamba, and continuo
(Essercizii Musici) 5.07 Reinecke Ballade for flute and orchestra 5.16 Verdi Pater Noster for chorus
5.24 Tailleferre Harp Sonata 5.35 Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op 59 No 3 (1st mvt) (Razumovsky)
5.45 Raitio Symphonic poem: The Maidens on the Headlands 5.53 Berwald Piano Trio No 1 in E flat
6.13 Moeschinger Wind Quintet on Swiss Folk Songs, Op 53
6.33 Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op 22 6.47 Haydn Symphony No 27 in G


Presented By: John Shea.
Presented By: Vivaldi Gloria
Soprano: Olga Gracelj
Soprano: Eva Novsak Houska
Unknown: Andrej Jarc
Conductor: Marko Munih
Unknown: Paupere Lazaro
Musici: Reinecke Ballade
Unknown: Verdi Pater Noster
Unknown: Chopin Andante Spianato
Unknown: Grande Polonaise

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