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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: J Strauss (son) Roses from the South, Op 388 New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in A minor, RV356
Nigel Kennedy , Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
8.00-9.00: The 48 at 8: Bach Prelude and Fugue in F sharp, BWV882 (The Well-Tempered
Clavier, Book 2) Daniel Chorzempa (harpsichord) Korngold Der Schneemann BBC Philharmonic, conductor Mathias Barnert
9.00-10.00: Telemann Trio Sonata in D
Musica Antiqua , Koln, conductor Reinhard Goebel Poulenc Concerto for organ, strings and timpani Simon Preston (organ), Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa


Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Nigel Kennedy
Harpsichord: Daniel Chorzempa
Harpsichord: Korngold Der Schneemann
Conductor: Mathias Barnert
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
Unknown: Simon Preston

: lain Burnside

lain Burnside leafs through the diaries of composers in words and music, including Schumann's
Davidsbundlertanze and Janacek's Diary of One Who Disappeared. EMAIL: [address removed]

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to playwright
Mark Ravenhill, whose musical choices range from Offenbach's satirical comedy
Orpheus in the Underworld to Beethoven's
Fidelio, Verdi's Rigoletto, John Adams 's Nixon in China and Britten's Peter Grimes. Music choices: page 118


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Peter Grimes.

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents a programme devoted to the operatic setting by French composer
Charpentier of Euripides's great tragedy Medea. The music is considered some of Charpentier's most magnificent and colourful, and was effectively complemented through the use of stage machinery and fireworks in the 17th century. Producer Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' favourites, including Bruckner motets, Lou Harrison 's piano concerto, and part of Mozart's Don Giovanni , requested by baritone Christopher Maltman. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a landline cost no more than 8p a minute) EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Lou Harrison
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Baritone: Christopher Maltman.

: Choral Evensong

Live from the Chapel of Eton College, with the Rodolfus Choir. Introit: Epiphany Responsory (Richard Lloyd ). Bidding Prayer. Hymn: 0
Worship the Lord in the Beauty of Holiness (Was lebet). First Reading: Isaiah 60, vvl-9. Anthem: Reges Tharsis et Insulae (Plainsong). Second
Reading: Matthew 2, vv1-11. Anthem: Stella Quam Viderunt Magi (Palestrina). Third Reading: The Offering (Jeremy Taylor ). Hymn: Brightest and Best (Liebster Immanuel ). Fourth Reading: The Magi (WB Yeats). Anthem: Lux Aurumque (
Eric Whitacre ). Fifth Reading: Helena (Evelyn Waugh ). Anthem: Lord, When the Wise Men Came from Far. (Philip Moore ). Sixth Reading: Revelation 21, vv22-27. Anthem: Friede auf Erden (Schoenberg). Prayers. Hymn: Hail to the Lord's Anointed
(Cruger). Organ Voluntary: Fugue on Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern (Reger). Director of music Ralph Allwood. Organist David Goode.


Unknown: Richard Lloyd
Unknown: Jeremy Taylor
Unknown: Liebster Immanuel
Unknown: Eric Whitacre
Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Philip Moore
Organist: Ralph Allwood.
Organist: David Goode.

: Discovering Music

Charles Hazlewood is joined by the ensemble
Excellent Device to examine John Adams 's Chamber Symphony and one of the works that inspired it - Arnold Schoenberg 's Chamber Symphony of 1906.


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Arnold Schoenberg

: The Choir

Aled Jones meets two American authors who have written self-help guides on how to be an effective member of a choir, and explores the use of choral music in computer games, films, TV and advertising.


Unknown: Aled Jones

: Drama on 3: The Picture Man

By David Eldridge. Neil decides he has been pushed too far by the uncaring behaviour he sees around him. But when he begins to intervene in incidents by taking pictures on his phone, his actions have disastrous consequences.
Director Sally Avens
Pick of the Week: page 118


Unknown: David Eldridge.
Director: Sally Avens
Neil: Martin Freeman
Janine: Heather Craney
Hussein: Emil Marwa
George: Peter Marinker
Man on Tube: Jake Harders
Polish prostitute: Ania Sowinski
Freddie: Bailey Pepper
Teenage boy: Joseph Tremain

: Gubaidulina: The String Quartets

4/4. Royal Quartet
Sofia Gubaidulina String Quartet No 3

: Sunday Feature: Bosphorus Battles

Since the siege of Troy, the Turkish Straits between the Dardanelles and the northern end of the Bosphorus have been of vital strategic importance. The water has been both a source of prosperity and the cause of political battle for Istanbul. As the city adjusts to a changing population and the impact of worldwide energy needs, To de Waal takes a journey up the Bosphorus on a 107,000-ton oil tanker and talks to writers Orhan Pamuk and Elif Shafak , to professors Gun Kut and Edhem Eldem, and to captains Rajiv Kumar and Mete Kocar to present a portrait of Istanbul as seen from its seaway. Producer Neil Trevithick


Unknown: Orhan Pamuk
Unknown: Elif Shafak
Unknown: Rajiv Kumar
Unknown: Mete Kocar
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Words and Music

A Book of Hours
Amanda Root and Rory Kinnear take a journey around the clock with poems and prose by Fleur Adcock , John Clare , Shakespeare, Byron, Walt Whitman and Carol Ann Duffy , and music by Sibelius, Debussy, Elvis Costello , Aaron Copland and Falla. EMAIL: [address removed]
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Amanda Root
Unknown: Rory Kinnear
Unknown: Fleur Adcock
Unknown: John Clare
Unknown: Walt Whitman
Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy
Unknown: Elvis Costello
Unknown: Aaron Copland

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping introduces a programme devoted to a collection of 17th-century German instrumental music known as Das Partiturbuch
Ludwig, assembled by Jacob Ludwig as a birthday present for his patron Duke August of Gotha. Producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Das Partiturbuch
Unknown: Jacob Ludwig

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Stravinsky Anthem: The Dove
Descending Breaks the Air Swedish Radio Chorus, conductor Anders Eby 1.04 Rang Strom (The Sorrow and the Star) Sorgen och stjarnen 1.08 Schubert, arr Clytus Gottwald Nacht und Traume, D8271.12 Nilsson Ayiasma for flute and mixed chorus 1.17 Unander-Scharin From Things to Sound 1.38 Shostakovich Symphony No 10 2.31 Geljer Sonata in F minor for piano four hands 2.52 Dohnanyl Piano Quintet No 2 in E flat minor, Op 26 3.17 Korngold Violin Concerto in D, Op 35 3.44 Henderson Gloria for women's chorus, brass quintet, timpani and percussion
3.50 Muffat Passacaglia in G minor 4.00 Bree Concert Overture in B minor 4.12 Lortzlng Heiterkeit und
Frohlichkeit (Der Wildschutz) 4.17 Wilms Rondo Polonaise in D 4.24 Telemann Concerto in D minor for two chalumeaux and strings 4.32 Aufschnaiter Ouverture , Entree, Menuet, Gavotta and Menuett (Serenade No 3 in G minor) 4.41 William Schuman Three Carols of Death
4.52 Geminiani Concerto Grosso No 3 in B minor
5.00 Kabalevsky Overture: Colas Breugnon
5.05 BartokAndante in A for violin and piano 5.10 Dvorak Furiant, No 7: Bacchanalia, No 10 (Poeticke nalady)
5.18 Haydn Piano Sonata in G, H XVI 27 5.29 CPE Bach Cantata: Heilig, heilig, Wq217 5.36 A Scarlatti Fuga del Primo Tono in D minor 5.40 Rossi Toccata No 7 D minor (Toccate e Correnti) 5.44 Alfven Suite: King Gustav II Adolf, Op 49 6.00 Pez Overture in D minor
6.10 Josquin Desprez Plaine de Dueil Lassus Timor et Tremor 6.20 Frumerie Pastoral Suite, Op 13b
6.34 Zemlinsky Trio, Op 3


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Anders Eby
Unknown: Nilsson Ayiasma
Unknown: Henderson Gloria
Unknown: Wilms Rondo Polonaise
Unknown: Aufschnaiter Ouverture
Unknown: William Schuman
Unknown: Primo Tono

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