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: Breakfast

Presented by Martin Handley , including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Mundy 0 Lord, the Maker of All Things Mozart Violin Sonata in C, K303
8.00-9.00: Vaughan Williams Norfolk Rhapsody No 1
Schubert Fantasia in F minor, D940
9.00-10.00: Rubbra Four Medieval Latin Lyrics, Op 32 Widor Surrexit a Mortuis, Op 23 No 3


Presented By: Martin Handley

: lain Burnside

The subject of today's programme is Bohemia, which - camp, overblown rock anthems aside - has a rich musical heritage. Included are works by locals such as Dvorak, Smetana, Janacek, plus pieces by visitors, including Balakirev,
Mendelssohn, and Mahler. EMAIL: [address removed]

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley is joined by Alex Ross , music critic of The New Yorker. His music choices include works by Richard Strauss , Percy Grainger , John Adams and Bob Dylan , but he starts with a Brahms piano intermezzo and Dido's Lament from Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Alex Ross
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Percy Grainger
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Bob Dylan

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents highlights from the 2007 Flanders Festival, which focused on French works from the middle ages until 1600. The concerts include works by Antoine Brumel , Robert Ballard , Jean de la Ceppede, Pierre Guedron,
Giovanni Paladino and Johannes Prioris. Performers include the Ensemble Clement Janequin, Capilla Flamenca, Oltremontano, Ensemble Faenza , Les Sacqueboutiers de Toulouse and lutenist Paul O'Dette. Producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Antoine Brumel
Unknown: Robert Ballard
Unknown: Giovanni Paladino
Unknown: Johannes Prioris.
Unknown: Ensemble Faenza

: Radio 3 Requests

Cellist Matthew Barley introduces listeners' requests for a pioneering recording of an Orthodox Vespers, Nicolas Medtner accompanying his own songs, and Shostakovich's cantata The Execution ofStepan Razin. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests. BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed]. email: [address removed]


Introduces: Matthew Barley
Unknown: Nicolas Medtner

: Choral Evensong

On Holy Cross Day from the fifth International Festival of Sacred Choral Music at St Martin's
Cathedral, Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany, with the Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, es Rottenburger Domes,
Germany, Cadenza Kantori. Mumbai, India, and Palissander, Pretoria, South Africa. Introit: Christe Jesu Pastor Bone (Taverner). Responses: Barnard. Psalms: 22, vvl-21; 23 (Van der Watt, Rajasthani Folk Melody). First Lesson: Isaiah 63, vv1-9.
Canticles: Dyson in F. Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 1, vv18-25. Lord's Prayer: He Pita. Anthem: Khutso - Chant for peace (Mokale Koapeng and Roderick Williams ). Hymn: Christ Triumphant (Guiting Power). Organ Voluntary: Marche Triomphale
(Now Thank We All Our God) (Sigfrid Karg-Elert). Directors of music Geoffrey Webber ,
Frank Leenen , Celeste Cordo and Sarita Hauptf leisch.
Organists David Ballantyne and Wolfram Rehfeldt.


Unknown: Roderick Williams
Music: Geoffrey Webber
Music: Frank Leenen
Music: Celeste Cordo
Music: Sarita Hauptf
Organists: David Ballantyne
Organists: Wolfram Rehfeldt.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson explores some of the many musical ideas that inspired Alexander Borodin 's hugely original Second Symphony, a work composed by a professional Russian chemist who put pen to paper whenever he felt he had time to spare.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Alexander Borodin

: The Choir

Aled Jones visits the Aswatuna choral festival in Jordan, and guest Judith Bingham discovers how choral compositions reflect the spaces for which they are written.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Judith Bingham

: Drama on 3: Blue Wonder

By Ronald Frame. A story of love and deception set during the Cold War in the late 1960s, when "Romeo spies" were targeting susceptible women. Alice Reeves , a secretary from London, becomes involved with East German spy Otto Hanhart. The encounter leads to unexpected consequences for both parties, changing their lives for ever.
Producer/Director David Ian Neville


Unknown: Ronald Frame.
Unknown: Alice Reeves
Unknown: Otto Hanhart.
Director: David Ian Neville
Alice: Clare Corbett
Otto: Jamie Glover
Ben: Nick Sayce
Henry: Gunnar Cauthery
Mr Hodges: Stephen Critchlow
Tricia: Cressida Trew
Doctor: Dan Starkey
Mrs Crosby: Liza Sadovy

: Sunday Feature: Broken Images

AsTate Britain opens its major Francis Bacon retrospective, Louisa Buck re-assesses the artist in the light of the times in which he lived - his obsession with film and photography, and his responses to the traumatic events of the 20th century. Producer Susan Marling


Unknown: Francis Bacon
Unknown: Louisa Buck
Producer: Susan Marling

: Words and Music To Byzantium

Yeats's poem Sailing to Byzantium is the starting point for a theme about the journey of man and the vision of eternal life. Andrew Lincoln and Deborah Findlay read a selection of poetry and prose, including Keats, Longfellow,
John Masefield and Adrian Mitchell. With related music by John Tavener , Messiaen and Gesualdo. EMAIL: [address removed]
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Andrew Lincoln
Unknown: Deborah Findlay
Unknown: John Masefield
Unknown: Adrian Mitchell.
Music By: John Tavener

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping introduces a programme of music written in celebration of Queen Elizabeth , who was born 475 years ago. Including music by Byrd, Tallis and John Dowland. Producer Sam Phillips


Unknown: Queen Elizabeth
Unknown: John Dowland.
Producer: Sam Phillips

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.

Beethoven Overture: Egmont

1.10 Mozart Piano Concerto No 17 in C, K453; Symphony No 39 in E flat, K543

2.10 Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100

2.32 Busoni Indianisches Tagebuch, Book 1

2.45 Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor

3.44 Soriano Dixit Dominus

3.51 Marcello Concerto in D minor

4.00 Haydn Piano Trio in A, H XV 18

4.20 Auber Overture: Marco Spada

4.30 Daniel-Lesur Suite Medievale

4.45 Anon 13th-century Spanish Que poral non devess' om (Cantigas de Santa Maria)

4.53 Chabrier Espana

5.00 Verdi Overture: Nabucco

5.08 Strauss Egyptischer Marsch, Op 335

5.12 Liszt Scherzo and March, S177

5.26 Saint-Sains Septet in E flat, Op 65

5.43 Gombert Benedicto Mensae

5.53 Schubert String Quartet in D, 074

6.17 Rossini Largo al Factotum (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)

6.22 Bach Cello Suite No 3 in C, BWV1009

6.47 Monteverdi, arr Schutz Culdene Haare

6.50 Donizetti Overture: La Fille du Regiment


Presenter: John Shea

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