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: Alexandra Wilson

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Duparc Phidyle
Thomas Allen (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano) Albinoni Concerto in F, Op 9 No 3 Frank de Bruine and Alfredo Bernardini (oboes), Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood Mozart Rondo in A, K386 Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), LSO, conductor Istvan Kertesz
8.30-10.00: Palestrina Sicut Cervus
Musica Contexta , director Simon Ravens
Vaughan Williams Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus lona Brown (violin), Kenneth Heath
(cello), Skaila Kanga (harp), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Handel Dopo Notte , Atra e Funesta (Ariodante) Magdalena Kozena (soprano), Venice Baroque Orchestra, director Andrea Marcon

Contributors

Unknown: Duparc Phidyle
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Baritone: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Frank de Bruine
Oboes: Alfredo Bernardini
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Mozart Rondo
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
Conductor: Palestrina Sicut Cervus
Conductor: Musica Contexta
Director: Simon Ravens
Director: Vaughan Williams
Violin: Kenneth Heath
Cello: Skaila Kanga
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Handel Dopo Notte
Soprano: Magdalena Kozena
Director: Andrea Marcon

: lain Burnside

lain considers the influence of landscape on music, from Bax in Cornwall and Howells in the Cotswolds, all the way to Messiaen in the National Parks of Utah. EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley welcomes the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams , whose choices include two poetry readings: a piece of his own reflecting on the events described in Bach's St Matthew Passion, and another by Geoffrey Hill inspired by John Dowland 's Lachrimae Pavan for lute. Plus sacred vocal music by Byrd and Britten, Bach's concerto for oboe and violin and Schumann's Piano Concerto, and a Welsh folk song.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Dr Rowan Williams
Unknown: John Dowland
Unknown: Lachrimae Pavan

: The Early Music Show

Wyastone Lees Festival
Catherine Bott presents highlights from a concert given by Florilegium and countertenor Derek Lee Ragin at this year's Wyastone Lees Festival. With music by Vivaldi, Handel and Quantz, and arias composed for the castrato Farinelli. Producer Les Pratt

Contributors

Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Derek Lee

: Radio 3 Requests

Emma Kirkby introduces listeners' choices, including a lullaby by Tarquinio Merula , organ music arranged by Liszt, and a complete recording of Dvorak's New World symphony.
Guest James Lisney requests French piano pieces played by his teacher, the late Phyllis Sellick. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a landline cost no more than 8p per min) EMAIL: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Introduces: Emma Kirkby
Unknown: Tarquinio Merula
Unknown: James Lisney
Unknown: Phyllis Sellick.

: Choral Evensong

From Ely Cathedral. Introit: Hymn to St
Etheldreda (Sebastian Forbes ). Responses: Philip Moore. Psalm: 124 (Hunt). First
Lesson: Habakkuk 3 v2; w17-19. Ely Sequence
(Plainsong). Canticles: Noble in A minor. Second Lesson: Philippians 4, vv4-9. Anthem: Praise the Lord, 0 My Soul (SS Wesley). Final Hymn: On This Day (Etheldreda). Organ Voluntary: March: City of Ely (Arthur Wills). Director of Music Paul Trepte. Assistant organist Jonathan Lilley.

Contributors

Unknown: Sebastian Forbes
Unknown: Philip Moore.
Music: Paul Trepte.
Organist: Jonathan Lilley.

: Discovering Music

Recorded as part of the 2008 Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, Robert Hollingworth and his group I Fagiolini explore the background to
Monteverdi's Battle of Tancredi and Clorinda.

Contributors

Music: Robert Hollingworth

: The Choir

Aled Jones presents a concert given by the Great Voices of Bulgaria at the Bath International
Festival of Music. Led by conductor llya Mihaylov, they perform traditional folk songs and music from the Orthodox Church.

Contributors

Unknown: Aled Jones

: Drama on 3: Bajazet

By Jean Racine. A tragedy set in far-off
Byzantium, in a harem deep in the Sultan's palace.
Producer Jane Morgan

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Racine.
Producer: Jane Morgan
Acomat: Michael Pennington
Osmin: Jonathan Christie
Roxane: Victoria Hamilton
Atalide: Claire Price
Zaire: Sophie Scott
Bajazet: Bertie Carvel
Zatime: Valerie Sarruf

: Sunday Feature: Flowers in the Backyard- China and Its Minority Cultures

The numerous ethnic peoples scattered around China were traditionally regarded as exotic but backward and of little cultural value. Notions of progress and civilisation have been mainly derived from socialism or from the majority Han culture. But now, with greater cultural freedoms, massive internal migration and new forms of cultural representation by artists from non-Han backgrounds, minority cultures are suddenly of greater interest. Isabel Hilton reports from Beijing for Radio 3's Focus on China season, talking to Han writers and academics who have found in ethnic cultures a way to broaden their own understanding of China. Producer Anthony Denselow

Contributors

Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Words and Music

The Wanderer
Readings by Rufus Sewell and Indira Varma on the theme of the Wanderer, including works by Thomas Hardy , John Masefield and Bruce Chatwin , the Old English poem The Wanderer and the Indian epic The Mahabarata. Music includes Schubert's Der
Wanderer, Gawain's Journey by Harrison Birtwistle , and the Gypsy sounds of Django Reinhardt and Maurice Ravel. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Rufus Sewell
Unknown: Indira Varma
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: John Masefield
Unknown: Bruce Chatwin
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Django Reinhardt

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping considers Heinrich Schutz 's years in Venice and Dresden. Producer Rebecca Bean

Contributors

Unknown: Heinrich Schutz
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Beethoven Symphony No 9in minor (Choral)
2.08 Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor
2.58 Schubert Mass in E flat, D950 3.50 Debussy Violin Sonata 4.05 Moniuszko String Quartet No 1 in D minor 4.21 Telemann Trio No 4 (Essercizii Musici)
4.31 Tchaikovsky Slavonic March in B flat minor, Op 31
4.41 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K545 4.52 Faure
Eleqie, Op 24 5.00 Grieq Two Elegiac Melodies, Op 34
5.09 Moniuszko Four Choral Songs 5.17 Eccles Sonata
5.26 Mozart Symphony No 23 in 0, K181 5.37 Doppler Andante and Rondo, Op 25 5.47 Beethoven Trio in B flat, Op 11 (excerpt) 5.53 Handel Si I'infida Consorte; Confusa Si Miri' (Rodelinda) 5.59 Weber Sonatina, Romance and Menuet, Op 3 Nos 1, 2 and 3 6.06 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a 6.26 Debussy Images
6.39 Bach Suite No I in C, BWVI066

Contributors

Presented By: Susan Sharpe.








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