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: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Bach Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV541 Christopher Herrick (organ)
Glazunov Autumn (The Seasons)
Minnesota Orchestra, conductor Edo de Waart 8.00 Vivaldi QualperlgnotoCalle
Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Ensemble Artaserse Mozart Piano Sonata in A minor, K310
Imogen Cooper
9.00 Pachelbel Gott ist unser Zuversicht Namur Chamber Choir, Les Agremens, director Jean Tubery
Debussy L'Is/e Joyeuse Paul Crossley (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Herrick
Unknown: Philippe Jaroussky
Unknown: Imogen Cooper
Unknown: Pachelbel Gott
Director: Jean Tubery
Piano: Joyeuse Paul Crossley

: lain Burnside

lain Burnside looks back on Thanksgiving with Charles Ives 's Thanksgiving Day and Busoni's Indian Diary, together with music by Copland and Gottschalk. EMAIL: burnside®bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Ives

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets legendary jazz bassist
Charlie Haden , who became famous playing with Ornette Coleman in the late 1950s. Haden has also collaborated with Keith Jarrett and Paul Methany , and with the politically orientated, experimental Liberation Music Orchestra. His wide musical interests embrace spiritual hymns, film noir scores and Cuban folk music.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Bassist: Charlie Haden
Unknown: Ornette Coleman
Unknown: Keith Jarrett
Unknown: Paul Methany

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping delves into the riddles behind Bach's late masterpiece the Art of Fugue. Considered to be the definitive exploration of musical counterpoint, the work still raises many mysteries that remain unsettled to this day. Producer Sam Phillips

Contributors

Producer: Sam Phillips

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' favourites. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a landline cost no more than 8p a minute) EMAIL: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk

: Choral Vespers

For the Feast of Christ the King, live from
Westminster Cathedral. Hymn: Te Saeculorum Principem (plainsong). Psalms: 110, 145
(plainsong). Canticle: Salus et Gloria (plainsong). Reading: 1 Corinthians v15; vv25-28. Magnificat: Octavi Toni (Vivanco). Homily: Msgr Mark Langham. Motet: Christus Vincit (James MacMillan ). Organ Voluntary: Te Deum (Demessieux). Master of music Martin Baker. Assistant master of music Matthew Martin. Organ scholar Oliver Brett.

Contributors

Unknown: Octavi Toni
Unknown: Mark Langham.
Unknown: James MacMillan
Music: Martin Baker.
Music: Matthew Martin.
Unknown: Oliver Brett.

: Discovering Music

Together with the cellist Matthew Barley and the BBC Philharmonic, Charles Haziewood explores the music of the contemporary British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage through the orchestral work Momentum, and Kai, for solo cello and ensemble. Plus a look at the results of a week at Eccles College in Salford where Barley, Hazlewood and members of the orchestra, worked with amateur groups on their own piece inspired by Turnage's music.

Contributors

Unknown: Matthew Barley
Unknown: Charles Haziewood
Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage

: The Choir

Aled Jones celebrates the centenary of French composer and organist Jean Langlais 's birth with his colourful Missa Salve Regina , written for the unusual forces of male voice chorus, unison voices, two organs and an octet of brass instruments. He also marks 50 years since the death of Jean Sibelius with a selection of the composer's choral music.

Contributors

Unknown: Aled Jones
Organist: Jean Langlais
Unknown: Missa Salve Regina
Unknown: Jean Sibelius

: Drama on 3: Blood Wedding

By Federico Garcia Lorca, adapted by Ted Hughes.
An evocative meditation on fate, war, tradition, passion and repression, inspired by the true story of a fatal feud between two families in the Almeria province, high in the mountains of rural Spain.
See also Words and Music at 10.15pm Spoken word choices: page 139

Contributors

Writer: Federico Garcia Lorca
Adapter: Ted Hughes
Composer: Matthew Wood
Director: Pauline Harris
Mother of bridegroom: Barbara Flynn
Bridegroom/Woodcutter: Carl Prekopp
Bride: Sarah Smart
Leonardo: William Ash
Leonardo's wife: Andrea Riseborough
Father of the bride: David Fleeshman
Beggar woman/Neighbour: Mary Cunningham
Servant/Mother-in-law: Ellie Haddington
Moon: Claire Benedict
Girls: Liz Carter
Woodcutter: Sam Curtis
Woodcutter: Chris Hannon
Little girl: Daisy Jones

: Sunday Feature: The Poetic World of Newt

Newt was the name on the secret police file in Communist Prague that masked the identity of poet Ivan Blatny. In his 20s, Blatny was a central figure in the cultural avant garde, but when the Communists came to power in 1948 he defected to Britain, much to the fury of the Czechoslovak authorities, who attempted to lure him back. In the years that followed his mental health deteriorated, and he spent most of the rest of his life all but forgotten in psychiatric hospitals. David Vaughan explores Blatny's life and poetry, visiting Brno to meet his family, Prague to the see the police files, and the psychiatric hospitals in Suffolk where Blatny died in 1990. He continued to write poetry to the end on scraps of paper salvaged by his nurse Frances Meacham , and his reputation is confirmed by the testimonies of the former playwright President
Havel and the leading Czech writer Josef Skvorecky. Producers David Vaughan and Richard Bannerman

Contributors

Unknown: Ivan Blatny.
Unknown: David Vaughan
Unknown: Frances Meacham
Unknown: Josef Skvorecky.
Producers: David Vaughan
Producers: Richard Bannerman

: Words and Music

Blood Wedding
Composer Simon Holt , a lifelong admirer of Lorca, selects music, poetry and prose evoking images of blood, marriage and the moon. As well as works by Bach, Berg, Bowie, Mozart and Lorca himself, Ian McDiarmid and Nuria Benet read extracts from TS Eliot's Four Quartets, poems by William Empson and Don Paterson , Roberto Calasso 's The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony and Fernando Pessoa's
The Book of Disquiet. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Holt
Unknown: Ian McDiarmid
Unknown: Nuria Benet
Unknown: William Empson
Unknown: Don Paterson
Unknown: Roberto Calasso

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping talks to Ami Ingolfsson about one of the most important surviving Icelandic music manuscripts: Rask 98, written around 1660 by an unknown scribe. It contains 223 songs, more than virtually any other Icelandic collection. Ingolfsson is also the founder of vocal ensemble Carmina, who specialise in Renaissance polyphony, and the programme includes some of their recordings of this and Other manuscripts. Producer Rebecca Bean

Contributors

Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain. Haydn The Creation Isa Katharina Gericke (soprano), Rickard Soderberg (tenor), Jochen Kupfer (baritone), Oslo Chamber Choir, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor Christopher Bell 2.40 Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor 3.21 Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade 4.05 J Strauss (son) Polka: Tritsch-Tratsch, Op 214 4.08 Copland Danzon Cubano
4.14 Escosa Three Dances for two harps 4.21 Musorqsky, orch Rimsky-Korsakov Dance of the Persian Slaves
(Khovanshchina) 4.28 Abel Flute Sonata No 6 in G, Op 6 No 6 4.38 Mendelssohn Fantasy on The Last Rose of Summer, Op 15 4.48 Dobrzynski, arr Wilkomirski Andante and Rondo alia Pollacca 5.00 Wagner
Overture: Der Fliegende Hollander 5.11 Moniuszko Four Choral Songs 5.20 JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor
5.29 Schumann Myrthen, Op 25 (excerpts)
5.41 Berlioz Overture: Les Franc-Juges 5.53 Beethoven Piano Trio in G, Op 1 No 2 6.24 Albert Musikalische
Kiirbishutte 6.36 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201

Contributors

Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Isa Katharina Gericke
Soprano: Rickard Soderberg
Baritone: Jochen Kupfer
Conductor: Christopher Bell








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