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: Louise Fryer

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bach Art of Fugue (excerpts) Yevgeni Koroliov (piano)
Finzi Shortening Days (a Young Man's Exhortation) James Gilchrist (tenor), Anna Tilbrook (piano)
8.00-9.00: Byrd Ad Dominum cum Tribularer The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers Haydn Symphony No 6 in D (Le Matin)
Austro-Hungarian Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
9.00-10.00: Debussy Marche Ecossaise Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Mozart Divertimento in E flat, K113 Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Alexander Janiczek


Piano: Yevgeni Koroliov
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Tenor: Anna Tilbrook
Director: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Conductor: Mozart Divertimento
Conductor: Alexander Janiczek

: lain Burnside

Time is well spent this week as lain Burnside fills the extra hour with Haydn's Clock symphony and one of Nancarrow's player piano studies, together with music by Ravel, Britten and Finzi. EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to American writer
Joyce Carol Oates , one of the most prolific of contemporary novelists and a professor at Princeton University. Her latest novel, The Gravedigger's Daughter, deals with some of her favourite themes - race, immigration, family and social mobility. Two pieces of music mentioned in the book -
Beethoven's Appassionata sonata, and a Faure cello sonata - are among her choices.


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Joyce Carol Oates

: The Early Music Show

Written in Their Spare Time
Lucie Skeaping looks back on music written by the musicians of St Mark's, Venice, in the 16th and 17th centuries, for performances outside the church.

: Radio 3 Requests

Matthew Barley delves into the postbag, which includes one listener's memories of cinema-going in the 1950s, courtesy of music by Chopin, and an anniversary tribute to Eric Coates.
ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests. BBC Wales, CF 5 2YO
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a landline cost no more than 8p per minute) EMAIL: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Eric Coates.

: Choral Evening Prayer

From the Church of Sao Lourenco, Oporto, Portugal, with the Choir of the Queen's College, Oxford. Introit: Audivi Vocem de Caelo (Duarte Lobo ).
Office Hymn: Sanctorum Meritis (Pedro de Cristo ). Psalms: 110, 112, 113 (Pedro de Cristo, Antonio de Cabezon). First Reading: Ephesians 2, vv19-22:
Motet: Non Est Inventus (Manuel Leitao de Aviles ). Second Reading: John 15, vv17-27. Homily: Daniel Inman. Magnificat: Pedro de Cristo. Motets: Sitivit Anima Mea (Manuel Cardoso ); Sanctissimi Quinque Martires (Pedro de Cristo). Organ Voluntary:
Tiento de Primeiro Tono de Mano Derecha (Pablo Bruna). Director of music Owen Rees. Organ scholars Tom Wilkinson and Charlotte Phillips.


Unknown: Duarte Lobo
Unknown: Pedro de Cristo
Unknown: Manuel Leitao de Aviles
Unknown: Daniel Inman.
Unknown: Pedro de Cristo.
Unknown: Manuel Cardoso
Unknown: Sanctissimi Quinque
Music: Owen Rees.
Unknown: Tom Wilkinson

: Discovering Music

As part of Radio 3's 40th anniversary programmes, Stephen Johnson is joined in the studio by Jeffrey Skidmore , Deborah Roberts and Antony Pitts for an exploration of Thomas Tallis 's 40-part motet Spem in Alium. They also assess works that may have inspired it, and music it has in turn inspired.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Jeffrey Skidmore
Unknown: Deborah Roberts
Unknown: Antony Pitts
Unknown: Thomas Tallis

: The Choir

Aled Jones presents highlights from the Exmoor Singers' Tallis Festival, which sees choral enthusiasts gather for an intensive weekend of singing and performing the composer's music. Including the world premiere of Peter McGarr 's Love You Big As the Sky - another work inspired by Tallis's work in 40 parts, plus an update on the Let the Peoples Sing international choir competition.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Peter McGarr

: Drama on 3: Glengarry Glen Ross

Another chance to hear David Mamet 's radio adaptation of his Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, in which Chicago real estate salesmen grind out a living in a never-ending scramble for their share of the American Dream.
Director Rosalind Ayres


Unknown: David Mamet
Director: Rosalind Ayres
Richard: Alfred Molina
George: Stacy Keach
Shelly: Hector Elizondo
James: Bruce Davlson
John: Richard Cox
Dave: Kristoffer Tabori
Officer Baylen: Chris Hatfield

: Sunday Feature: Mind as Machine

Could Artificial Intelligence really help us figure out what the human mind is and how it works? Professor Maggie Boden meets the world's leading experts in Al to find out how far the technology has come, what the future holds for Ai and, importantly, whether it can help psychologists and philosophers explore what the human mind really is. Fifty years on from Al's genesis at the Dartmouth Conference, this programme affords a rare opportunity to hear the world's leading philosophers and psychologists exploring the enduring questions about the human mind. Producer Susannah Matthews


Unknown: Maggie Boden
Producer: Susannah Matthews

: Words and Music

Forty Years of Poetry on Radio 3
It's 40 years since Radio 3 made its entrance on the world stage. Poetry has been the station's lifeblood from its earliest days so there's no better way to toast the past and welcome the future than a deep draught of the "blushful Hippocrene". This evening's programme features some of the most arresting performances poets have given on Radio 3, from John Ashbery to Derek Walcott , as well, of course, as music to match. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: John Ashbery
Unknown: Derek Walcott

: The Early Music Show

Munich Court
Catherine Bott presents a programme of music with connections to Maximilian II Emanuel , Elector of Bavaria. He was himself a talented bass viol player, and in both his court and while in exile he surrounded himself with many musicians. Including music by Forqueray , Pez and Rupert Ignaz Mayr. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Maximilian Ii Emanuel
Music By: Forqueray
Music By: Rupert Ignaz Mayr.
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.
Haydn Mass in D minor, H XXII 17 (Nelson Mass) Bozena Ruk-Focic (soprano), Marijana Radev (contralto), Iro Zidek (tenor), Tugomir Francl (bass), Zagreb Radio-Television Choir, Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Lovro von Matacic.
1.44 Haydn Symphony No 103 in E flat
2.13 Hummel Rondo Brillant in A for piano and Orchestra, OP56
2.34 Mozart Serenade in B flat, K361 (Gran Partita)
3.23 Lindblad String Quartet No 3 in C
4.00 Arnic Overture to the Comic Opera
4.07 Lithander Rondo for flute and keyboard. Op 8
4.15 Diepenbrock Maanlicht
4.18 Laszlo Sary Pebble Playing in a Pot
4.27 Svendsen Festival Polonaise, Op 12
4.37 Bach Six Chorales (Schemelli Collection)
4.49 Weber Clarinet Concertino in E flat, Op 26
5.00 Abel Symphony in C, Op 10 No 4
5.09 Tchaikovsky Valse Caprice in D, Op 4
5.16 Brahms Six Quartets for chorus and piano, Op 112
5.28 Berlioz Overture: Le Carnaval Romain
5.37 Jacquet de la Guerre
Sonata in D for two violins and continuo
5.46 Ravel Pavane pour une Infante Defunte
5.53 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague)
6.26 Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor
6.47 Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2


Presented By: John Shea.
Soprano: Bozena Ruk-Focic
Soprano: Marijana Radev
Contralto: Iro Zidek
Bass: Tugomir Francl
Conductor: Lovro von Matacic.
Unknown: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: Lithander Rondo
Unknown: Diepenbrock Maanlicht
Unknown: Laszlo Sary Pebble

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