Presented by Martin Handley. Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Colin Davis Vitali Capriccio Secondo , Op 7
Purcell Quartet, Robert Woolley (organ)
8.00-9.00: Saint-Saens Tarantelle , Op 6
William Bennett (flute), James Campbell (clarinet), Clifford Benson (piano) Holborne Dances
Musicians of the Globe, conductor Philip Pickett
9.00-10.00: Liszt St Francis of Paola Walking on the Water Lise de la Salle (piano)
Haydn String Quartet in A, Op 55, No 1 Kodaly Quartet
lain Burnside explores music and sport. He is joined by cricketer Ed Smith , who has written extensively about sport, and discusses why Wagner and Cannonball Adderley help him succeed on the pitch. Music includes Debussy's Jeux and works by Honegger and Ives. EMAIL: [address removed]
Michael Berkeley is joined by Nick Clegg , leader of the Liberal Democrat Party since last December. His great musical loves are the piano and German song, and his choices include a Schubert Impromptu played by Alfred Brendel , a Chopin waltz played by Claudio Arrau , a movement from Chopin's Piano Concerto No 2, Mozart's Laudate Dominum, and songs by Schubert and Richard Strauss. Radio features: pages 126-127
Lucie Skeaping is joined by dance historian Barbara Segal to discuss the finer points of Renaissance terpsichore, from European theatrical extravaganzas to traditional Branles and even morris dances. She also tries out some steps herself, to the accompaniment of the City Waites. Producer Les Pratt
Chi-chi Nwanoku is joined by bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, who asks to hear an excerpt from Mozart's Marriage of Figaro. Plus listener requests for Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky and Faure. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests. BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
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Another chance to hear Wednesday's service from Ripon Cathedral. Introit: Sacerdotes Domini (Byrd). Responses: Smith. Psalms: 41, 42, 43 (Patten, Crotch). First Lesson: Isaiah 52, vv7-10. Canticles: Second
Service (Gibbons). Second Lesson: John 10, vvll-16. Anthem: Almighty God , the Fountain of All Wisdom (Tomkins). Hymn: Hymn for St Wilfrid (Christopher Campling). Organ Voluntary: Praeludium in D minor, BuxWV140 (Buxtehude). Director of music Andrew Bryden. Assistant director of music Thomas Leech.
Stephen Johnson is joined by pianist
Ronan O'Hora and the Ulster Orchestra conducted by George Vass to explore Grieg's Piano Concerto.
Aled Jones investigates whether the UK is neglecting its older singers, helped by Grenville Jones , project director of the Golden-Oldies charity. He also introduces music to reflect the constant choral interchange between Britain and America.
A new production of John Webster 's
Jacobean drama, which focuses on the personal tragedies of a powerful family rent by lust and betrayal. When the widowed Duchess marries her steward Antonio, the choice challenges the social order and brings her into direct conflict with her powerful brothers, the Duke of Ferdinand and the scheming Cardinal.
Producer Nicolas Soames : Director Roy McMillan
Poet Michael Symmons Roberts embarks on an exploration of the role of the elegy, talking to poets Douglas Dunn , Michael Longley and Gillian Clarke about their own elegies and discussing with Andrew Motion the challenge of writing elegies at times of public mourning. He also composes elegies to the elegists of the past and asks whether, in the way it captures lost moments, objects and people, all poetry is a form of elegy. Producer Jeremy Grange
The Ringing Grooves of Change. Penny Downie and Adrian Lukis read poetry and prose on the theme of revolution and change, with verse by Blake, Shelley, Clough and Yeats, and music by Shostakovich, Paul Robeson , Mosolov and Berlioz. EMAIL: [address removed]
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic
Alto saxophonist Bobby Watson in concert at this year's Glasgow International Jazz Festival. Introduced by Claire Martin.
Presented by John Shea.
Performances of songs by Hugo Wolf. Aibena
Kechlibareva Bernstein (mezzo/piano), Neva Krysteva and Stefan Dalchev (organ), Bulgarian National RSO/ Roumen Bayrakoff 2.08 Schubert, arr Mahler String
Quartet in D minor (Death and the Maiden) 2.48 Berwald Piano Quintet No 1 in C minor, Op 5 3.12 Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D 3.53 Brahms Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1
4.03 Mozart Rondo in B flat for violin and orchestra,
K269 4.10 Chopin Rondo in E flat, Op 16 4.20 Stanford Eternal Father, Op 135 No 2 (Three Motets) 4.27 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in F, RV99 4.35 Couperin Le
Moucheron 4.40 Stravinsky Four Studies for piano, Op 74.48 Horneman Overture: Aladdin 5.00 Bellini Overture: Norma 5.06 Dvorak Lento Maestoso (Piano Trio in E minor, Op 90) (Dumky) 5.12 Janacek Surely, This Is My Mother's Room (Jenufa) 5.16 Caldara Medea in Corinto 5.31 Olojz Srebotnjak Urska and Hauptmann Caspar 5.35 Hummel Rondo in B minor, Op 109
5.44 Boieldieu Harp Concerto in C
6.06 Kodaly Missa Brevis in Tempore Belli
6.40 Schubert, arr Mottl Fantasia in F minor, D940