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: Alexandra Wilson

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Barber First Essay for Orchestra, Op 12 Bach Cantata No 201: Geschwinde, ihr wirbeinden Winde (opening chorus)
8.00-9.00: Field Nocturne No 4 in A Hertel Trumpet Concerto in D
9.00-10.00: Gurney In Flanders; Even Such Is Time Handel Flute Sonata in D, HWV378

: lain Burnside

On Armistice Day, Jeremy Sams reflects on war and peace with the help of music by Haydn, Elgar and Britten, and Frank Bridge's Piano Sonata. EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jeremy Sams

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to Scottish-born artist William Crozier , whose works are currently on show in London for the first time in ten years. His choices encompass Siegfried's Funeral March, a Charpentier Mass, a Mozart horn concerto, a Shostakovich string quartet, James MacMillan 's
Veni, Veni Emmanuel, Charlie Parker 's Ornithology and a flamenco piece.


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Artist: William Crozier
Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: Charlie Parker

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping talks to musicologist Ian Gammie about the life and travels of the 18th-century music writer, teacher, organist and composer
Charles Burney and the great musical luminaries he met along the way, including Padre Martini, Scarlatti and the young Mozart. Producer Les Pratt


Musicologist: Ian Gammie
Unknown: Charles Burney

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents an Armistice Day edition. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests. BBC Wales, CF 52YO
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a landline cost no more than 8p a min) EMAIL: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk

: Choral Evensong

Live from Clare College, Cambridge. Introit:
For the Fallen (Bryan Kelly ). Responses:
Ayleward. Psalm: 40 (Crotch, Brown). First
Reading: 1 Kings 3, vvl-15. Office Hymn: Dear
Lord and Father of Mankind (Repton). Canticles: William Denis Browne in A. Second Reading: Romans 8, vv31-39. Anthems: Secret Music
(Graham Ross ) (first performance). The Dug-out (Giles Swayne ). Final Hymn: Eternal God, before Whose Face We Stand (Finlandia). Motet: Selig sind die Toten (Schutz). Organ Voluntary: Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, BWV658 (Bach).
Director of music Timothy Brown. Senior organ scholar Simon Thomas Jacobs.


Unknown: Bryan Kelly
Unknown: William Denis Browne
Music: Graham Ross
Unknown: Giles Swayne
Unknown: Von Gott
Music: Timothy Brown.
Unknown: Simon Thomas Jacobs.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Thierry Fischer , explore Schumann's Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish).


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Thierry Fischer

: The Choir

nLive from the Royal Albert Hall , Aled Jones introduces John Foulds 's epic memorial to the "war dead of all nations" that was once a regular feature of the British Legion Armistice Day celebrations.
Jeanne-Michele Charbonnet (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo), Stuart Skelton (tenor), Gerald Finley (baritone), Crouch End Festival
Chorus, Philharmonia Chorus, Trinity Boys Choir. BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Leon Botstein
John Foulds A World Requiem Music choices: page 136


Unknown: Albert Hall
Introduces: Aled Jones
Unknown: John Foulds
Soprano: Jeanne-Michele Charbonnet
Soprano: Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Tenor: Stuart Skelton
Baritone: Gerald Finley
Conductor: Leon Botstein
Conductor: John Foulds

: Free Thinking

Matthew Sweet introduces an evening of programmes from the Free Thinking festival of ideas in Liverpool, an event featuring debates, interviews, drama and lectures. Producer Martin Smith 8/45 Drama on 3: Yesterday an Incident Occurred A new play by Mark Ravenhill , specially commissioned for Free Thinking and recorded in front of a live audience in the atmospheric, but now disused, Victorian civil court of St George 's Hall, Liverpool. The play looks at our relationship with the War on Terror and takes the moral temperature of a nation unsure of itself. What do the mostly totally normal citizens have to do to protect themselves? "Please don't let the cameras bother you. Act normally. Smile or frown or.... cry. Whatever you feel is appropriate. But in no way should you let the cameras bother you." Producer Kate Rowland
9.55 Sunday Feature: Backwash
Liverpudlian writer Gavin Scott Whitf ield goes on a journey of self discovery and attempts to decode his city's cultural DNA and find the source of its creative vitality. What is it about this city that has made it such an edgy place, looking out to the Atlantic and away from the English heartlands?
Interviewees include Terence Davies , Brian Patten , Ken Dodd , and Rogan Taylor. Producer Neil McCarthy
10.45 Words and Music Freedom
A special event from St George 's small concert room in Liverpool where Dickens gave his legendary Penny Readings. Continuing the tradition of the hall, Liverpudlian actor Cathy Tyson reads a selection of poetry and prose on the theme of freedom, including works by Emily Dickinson ,
WH Auden, Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes. With music played in the hall by Liverpool's
Ensemble 10/10, saxophonist Tim Whitehead , pianist Gwilym Simcock and singer Jennifer John. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Producer: Martin Smith
Play By: Mark Ravenhill
Unknown: St George
Producer: Kate Rowland
Unknown: Gavin Scott Whitf
Unknown: Terence Davies
Unknown: Brian Patten
Unknown: Ken Dodd
Unknown: Rogan Taylor.
Producer: Neil McCarthy
Unknown: St George
Unknown: Cathy Tyson
Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Unknown: Maya Angelou
Unknown: Langston Hughes.
Pianist: Tim Whitehead
Pianist: Gwilym SimcOck
Singer: Jennifer John.

: The Early Music Show

Viols and Voices
Catherine Bott discusses the controversial issue of combining voices with viols in an ecclesiastical setting. Music includes works by Tomkins, Byrd, Weelkes and Gibbons. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Grieq Ave Maris Stella ; Varen Klaudia Kidon (soprano), Danish National Radio Vocal Ensemble, conductor Stephen Layton
1.24 Schultz Lovely Is the Scent of Denmark
1.27 Lewkovitch Early Spring 1.29 Heise Spring and Summer 1.41 Delius To Be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water 1.46 Stenhammar September; I Seraillets Have (The Garden of Seraglio); If I Had 1.52 Grainger Australian Upcountry Song; Londonderry Air; English Country Garden 1.59 Byrd Pavan and Galliard in G
(Quadran) 2.13 Karlowicz Serenade in G for strings, Op 2
2.35 Mahler Symphony No 73.59 Groneman Flute Sonata in G 4.12 Albicastro Concerto a 4, Op 7 No 2
4.21 Allegri Ballo detto le Ninfe di Senna (II Primo Libro delle Musiche) 4.25 Shchedrin, arr Tziganov In Imitation ofAlbeniz 4.28 Albeniz Cordoba (Cantos de Espana, Op 232 No 4) 4.34 Strauss Don Juan
4.53 Walpurgis Sinlonia ( Talestri, Regina delle
Amazzoni) 5.00 Debussy, orch Brewaeys Homage to S Pickwick; Grave; Canopic Jar; Très Calme et Doucement Triste (Preludes, Book 2) 5.06 Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 37 5.16 Ebner Trio in B flat 5.24 Frescobaldi
Toccata avanti la Messa; Ricercar Dopo il Credo; Toccata per I'Elevazione; Toccata Quinta (II Secondo Libro di
Toccate) (Messa Delia Madonna ) 5.36 Josquin des Prez Praeter Rerum Seriem 5.42 Wassenaer Concerto Armonico No 5 in B flat for four violins and continuo
5.53 Ambroz Copi Pie Jesu (Dies Irae) (Requiem Mass)
5.56 Samo Vremsak Leaving Early; Leaves Are Already Falling off; I Praise You (Three Poems by Tone Kuntner)
6.00 Mozart Sonata in C minor, K457
6.25 Rosenmiiller De Profundis (Psalm 129)
6.37 Haydn Sinfonia Concertante in B flat for oboe. bassoon, violin, cello and orchestra


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Maris Stella
Soprano: Varen Klaudia Kidon
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Unknown: Byrd Pavan
Unknown: Strauss Don Juan
Unknown: Ricercar Dopo
Unknown: Messa Delia Madonna
Unknown: Mozart Sonata

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