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: Martin Handley

Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Liszt Sonetto 47 del Petrarca Daniel Barenboim (piano) Spohr Grand Concert Overture in F Italian Swiss Orchestra/Howard Shelley
8.00-9.00: Perqolesi Salve Regina in F minor
Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Les Talens Lyriques, director Christophe Rousset Bizet L'Arlesienne: Suite No I Orchestra of the City of Granada, conductor Josep Pons
9.00-10.00: Part Which Was the Son of.... Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, director Paul Hillier Massenet Meditation (That's) Maxim Vengerov (violin), Vag Papian (piano), Virtuosi


Piano: Petrarca Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Perqolesi Salve Regina
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Director: Christophe Rousset Bizet
Conductor: Josep Pons
Director: Paul Hillier
Violin: Maxim Vengerov
Violin: Vag Papian

: lain Burnside

lain Burnside brings a flavour of Ireland to the airwaves with a programme that limbers up for
St Patrick's Day tomorrow. Including music by Harty Berlioz , , Handel, and Stanford, and performances by Irish musicians, among them Barry Douglas and John McCormack. EMAIL: [address removed]


Music By: Harty Berlioz
Unknown: Barry Douglas
Unknown: John McCormacK.

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is one of Britain's foremost artists: painter Ian McKeever. Music is very important to him, and he talks about the relationships between music and painting, with pieces by John Coltrane , Wayne Shorter and Keith Jarrett rubbing shoulders with Messiaen, Szymanowski and Richard Strauss.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Ian McKeever.
Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Wayne Shorter
Unknown: Keith Jarrett
Unknown: Richard Strauss.

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott introduces musical excerpts from settings of the Stabat Mater Dolorosa , with works by Josquin Desprez , John Browne , Pergolesi and Domenico Scarlatti. Producer Rebecca Bean


Introduces: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Stabat Mater Dolorosa
Unknown: Josquin Desprez
Unknown: John Browne
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti.

: Radio 3 Requests

Introduced by Emma Kirkby. This week's listeners' requests include singer and comedian Anna Russell on Gilbert and Sullivan, Susanne Heinrich playing a sonata for viola da gamba by Carl Friedrich Abel , and Schubert's Fantasie in C for violin and piano, D934. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a landline cost no more than 8p per min) EMAIL: [address removed]


Introduced By: Emma Kirkby.
Unknown: Anna Russell
Unknown: Susanne Heinrich
Unknown: Carl Friedrich Abel

: Choral Evensong

From St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, sung by the Lay Clerks. Introit: Pueri
Hebraeorum (Palestrina). Responses: Byrd.
Office Hymn: The Royal Banners Forward Go
(Vexilla Regis). Psalm: 80 (Arnold). First Lesson:
Isaiah 5, vvi-7. Canticles: First Service (Sheppard). Second Lesson: Matthew 21, vv33-46. Anthem: Tribulatio Proxima Est (Byrd). Final Hymn: My Song Is Love Unknown (Love Unknown). Organ Voluntary: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582 (Bach). Director of music
Timothy Byram-Wigfield . Assistant organist Roger Judd.


Music: Timothy Byram-Wigfield
Organist: Roger Judd.

: Discovering Music

Paul Allen visits Sheffield's Crucible Studio to explore Louis Spohr 's ever-popular Nonet with Ensemble 360, while Stephen delves into Bohuslav Martinu 's 1959 Nonef. Introduced by Stephen Johnson.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Louis Spohr
Unknown: Bohuslav Martinu
Introduced By: Stephen Johnson.

: The Choir

Aled Jones explores Iceland's distinctive choral voice with the help of composer Haf lidi Hallgrimsson and, self-confessed lover of all things Nordic, Hilary Finch.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Hilary Finch.

: Drama on 3: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Hypocrisy, greed and secret passions threaten to tear apart a wealthy but dysfunctional Mississippi family in Tennessee Williams's explosive American masterpiece set in the Deep South. The play, produced here in its original version, portrays Maggie "the Cat", her alcoholic husband Brick, and the dominating family patriarch Big Daddy in a hot-house of corruption and lies. The drama is set against a backdrop of rampant 50s Cold War anti-communism, white domination, racial segregation and intense homophobia.
Producers Richard Bannerman and Neil Gardner Director Andy Jordan
Make mine a hot voce Americano: page 134


Producers: Richard Bannerman
Producers: Neil Gardner
Director: Andy Jordan
Big Daddy: Joss Ackland
Big Mama: Gemma Jones
Margaret: Elizabeth McGovern
Brick: Marcus D'Amico
Mae: Alison Steadman
Gooper: Clive Carter
Rev Tooker: Roy Dotrice
DrBaugh: Kenneth Jay
Lacey: Ben Onwukwe

: Sunday Feature: Raymond Williams: Keywords

A discussion of the life and legacy of cultural historian Raymond Williams. Among his best-known books is Keywords, in which he provided an account of changes in culture and society through the transformations of the words in common parlance. Two decades after his death, friends, former students and critics, such as Geoff Dyer , Terry Eagleton , David Hare , Lisa Jardine and Dai Smith , assess his life and work. Producer Martin Williams


Unknown: Raymond Williams.
Unknown: Geoff Dyer
Unknown: Terry Eagleton
Unknown: David Hare
Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Unknown: Dai Smith
Producer: Martin Williams

: Words and Music

Say, What Shall We Dance?
An uninterrupted sequence of music, poetry and prose on the theme of dance. Including works by Thomas Moore , Laurence Binyon , Rainer Maria Rilke, Philip Larkin , Roger McGough and Goethe. With music by Johann Strauss , Claude Debussy , Louis Andriessen and Benjamin Britten. EMAIL: [address removed]
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Thomas Moore
Unknown: Laurence Binyon
Unknown: Rainer Maria
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: Roger McGough
Music By: Johann Strauss
Music By: Claude Debussy
Music By: Louis Andriessen
Music By: Benjamin Britten.

: The Early Music Show

Music associated with the Feast of the Annunciation. Presented by Catherine Bott.


Presented By: Catherine Bott.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Mellnas Laude 1.11 Ingvar Lidholm Fantasia sopra Laudi
1.17 Sofia Gubaidulina The Canticle of the Sun by Francis of Assisi 1.59 Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade 2.47 Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor 3.38 Bach
Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor 3.58 Grainger 0 Danny Boy
4.03 Villa-Lobos Introduction to Choros 4.16 Perqolesi Violin Concerto in B flat 4.30 Chaminade Automne, Op 35 No 2 4.37 Lorenzo Capriccio Brillante , Op 31 4.47
Abel Symphony in A, Op 10 No 6 5.00 J Strauss (son) Treasure Waltzes, Op 418 (DerZigeunerbaron) 5.08 Haydn TeDeum in C, H XXIII c2 5.18 Messemaeckers Grande Marche
Funèbre pour le Piano Composee a la Mémoire de SAR
Monseigneur le Prince 5.27 Debussy Premiere Rapsodie
5.35 Coulthard Four Irish Songs 5.45 Bach, orch
Schoenberg Chorale Prelude, BWV654 5.53 Purcell Music for a While 5.58 Bloch Nigun 6.06 Sullivan Symphony in E (Irish) 6.42 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Ingvar Lidholm Fantasia
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade
Unknown: Danny Boy
Unknown: Lorenzo Capriccio Brillante
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Unknown: Haydn Tedeum
Unknown: Purcell Music
Unknown: Bloch Nigun

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