7.00-8.00: Sheppard The Old Order Changeth David Halls (organ), girl and boy choristers and lay vicars of Salisbury Cathedral, director Richard Seal FD Weber Variations in F
John Wallace (trumpet), Philharmonia
8.00-9.00: Smetana From Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Ma Vlast) Czech PO, conductor Rafael Kubelik Gesualdo to Tacero ma nel Silentio La Venexiana
9.00-10.00: Mattl Borg Aften ; Soldans Gitta-Maria Sjoberg (vocal), Nordic Five Vaughan Williams Suite: Flos Campi
Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Royal Liverpool
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
lain Burnside introduces a selection of music inspired by Russia's tumultuous history, including Liadov's The Enchanted Lake and part of Rachmaninov's Vespers. EMAIL: [address removed]
Michael Berkeley meets Dr Frank Tallis , a clinical psychologist and a writer of detective novels. His choices include music by Mahler, Zemlinsky, Gesualdo and Rachmaninov, and a Viennese-sounding waltz from a film score by Takemitsu.
Handel and Steffanl In Hanover
Lucie Skeaping explores Handel's time in Germany and his relationship with Agostino Steffani , his predecessor as musical director in Hanover. With music from a concert featuring Sophie Daneman (soprano), Robin Blaze (countertenor) and Peter Seymour (harpsichord) given at last year's York Early Music Festival. Producer Sam Phillips
Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole played on the same Stradivarius violin on which Sarasate premiered the work, and Strauss's Four Last Songs performed by Elisabeth Soderstrom. MPandjazz aficionado Ken Clarke is this week's guest requester. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
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LIVE Live from Southwell Minster on Mothering
Sunday. Introit: Ave Maria (Biebl). Responses: Reading. Office Hymn: Shall We Not Love
Thee, Mother Dear (Beatitudo). Psalm: 34 (Martin, Wesley). First Lesson: 1 Samuel 1, w20-28. Canticles: Blair in B minor. Second Lesson: Colossians 3, vv12-17. Anthem: The Lord is My Shepherd
(Stanford). Final Hymn: Ye Who Own the Faith of Jesus (French trad). Organ Voluntary: Stella
Maris (Symphony No 1) (Guy Weitz ). Rector chori Paul Hale. Assistant organist Simon Bell.
Martin Handley teams up with the strings of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra for an exploration of some of the ideas behind Bartok's Divertimento.
Composer Gavin Bryars talks about his recent collaborations with the Latvian Radio Choir, and Aled Jones explores the world of minimalist music.
Elmer Rice 's classic play from 1923. Mr Zero has spent the past 25 years adding up columns of figures and dreaming of advancement. But when the boss finally calls him into his office, Zero doesn't get the promotion he was expecting. Quite the opposite....
Producers Steven Canny and Abigail le Fleming
Conductor Nicholas Kok , Stephen Disley (organ) Dupri Ave Maria , Op 9 No 3; O Salutaris Hostia, Op 9 No 1 Langlais Festival Alleluia
Novelist Hisham Matar explores how countries use culture as a political tool. As the BBC and the British Council shift their focus to the Middle East, he tries to work out where he fits in as an Arabic writer living in the West. He visits the new Korean Art Centre in London, the Islamic Gallery in the Victoria and Albert Museum , and talks to the man who coined the term "soft power", together with artist Tracey Emin and director of the British Museum Neil MacGregor. Producer Sarah Bowen
Saskia Reeves and Alex Jennings read poetry and prose on the theme of memory by Philip Larkin , Carol Ann Duffy , Lewis Carroll , Billy Collins and Patrick Kavanagh , with music by Mahler,
Joan Baez , the Beatles, Schumann, George Butterworth , Tchaikovsky and Liszt. EMAIL: [address removed] For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic
Versailles and Paris Month
Lucie Skeaping discusses medieval music with Benjamin Bagby and Katarina Livljanic at Notre-Dame and discovers how the Sorbonne evolved from the group Of colleges. Producer Rebecca Bean
Presented by Susan Sharpe. Including 1.00 Ravel Ma Mere I'Oye 1.20 Scrlabln Symphony No 3 (The Divine Poem) Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor
Emil Tabakov 2.51 Lopes-Graça Portuguese Regional Songs Op 39 4.28 Telemann Missa Brevis for countertenor, two violins and continuo 5.37 Sweellnck Six Variations on a Folk Melody 6.22 Prokofiev Symphony No 3
For full details visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/throughthenight