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: Breakfast

Presented by Charlotte Wilson. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Mozart Vorrei Spiegarvi , Oh Diol, K418 Bach Fantasia in G, BWV572
8.00-9.00: Mendelssohn Trumpet Overture, Op 101 Schubert Deux Marches Caractéristiques No 1 in C
9.00-10.00: CPE Bach Symphony No 1 in G for strings Liszt Hamlet


Presented By: Charlotte Wilson.
Unknown: Mozart Vorrei Spiegarvi

: lain Burnside

lain Burnside goes musically Down Under. From ancient songlines to Percy Grainger , Australia has created its own musical sound, as well as giving the world many popular musicians and performers, including Joan Sutherland , Charles Mackerras and Yvonne Kenny. EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Percy Grainger
Unknown: Joan Sutherland
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Yvonne Kenny.

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley meets New Orleans-born trumpeter Terence Blanchard , who became a leading figure in the jazz resurgence movement of the 1980s. He is artistic director of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, currently relocating to New Orleans as part of the city's post-Hurricane Katrina reconstruction. His choices include works by Stravinsky, Debussy, Richard Strauss and Gershwin.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Terence Blanchard
Unknown: Richard Strauss

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents a programme exploring the music of 17th-century Italian composer
Aiessandro Stradella , whose life was peppered with scandals and ended when he was stabbed by an assassin at the age of 42. Music includes part of his oratorio San Giovanni Battista. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Aiessandro Stradella
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces more requests, including a performance by Marisa Robles of Boieldieu's Harp Concerto, Prokofiev's Symphony No 7, and the bawdy original of Lavender's Green. Soprano Kate Royal also makes a guest request for Lorraine Hunt Lieberson's recording from Handel's Theodora. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed]. email: [address removed]


Unknown: Marisa Robles
Soprano: Kate Royal
Unknown: Lorraine Hunt

: Choral Evensong

Another chance to hear Wednesday's service from Hereford Cathedral. Introit: View Me Lord (Richard Lloyd ). Responses: Bernard Rose. Psalms: 65,66,67 (Turle, Crotch, Kelway). First Lesson: Isaiah 6. Canticles: Hereford Service(Howells). Second Lesson: Matthew 5, vv21-37. Anthem: Blessed City, Heavenly Salem
(Bairstow). Organ Voluntary: Fantasia and Fugue in C minor. BWV537 (Bach). Organist and director of music Geraint Bowen. Assistant organist Peter Dyke.


Unknown: Richard Lloyd
Unknown: Bernard Rose.
Music: Geraint Bowen.
Organist: Peter Dyke.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson explores Vaughan Williams 's Sixth Symphony, helped by the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martyn Brabbins.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Conducted By: Martyn Brabbins.

: The Choir

Aied Jones presents his first selection of highlights from last weekend's BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year Category Finals. Helped by choral conductor
Deborah Catterall , he assesses youth and adult choirs hoping to win a place in the Grand Final.


Conductor: Deborah Catterall

: Drama on 3: Tamburlaine - Shadow of God

By John Fletcher.
As war swirls around them, three of the most important figures in the history of the Middle and Near East are brought together in fierce debate: how can a successful society be built, and what does it need to do to endure?


Author: John Fletcher
Producer/Director: Marc Beeby
Ibn Khaldun: John Rowe
Tamburlaine: Jeffery Kissoon
Hafez: Conleth Hill
Mulk: Jonathan Tafler
Jahongir: Inam Mirza
Hosni: Stephen Critchlow
Vizier: Dan Starkey
Wife: Donnla Hughes
Other roles played by: Chris Pavlo
Other roles played by: Gunnar Cauthery
Other roles played by: Robert Lonsdale

: Sunday Feature: A New Image for the Housing Estate

Writer Dreda Say Mitchell grew up on a CHOICE housing estate in east London, and uses estates as the inspiration for her bestselling trilogy of crime novels. Her sister now lives on a nearby estate, where she is one of the few black residents. Dreda returns to her childhood home and sets out to explore the image and the reality of daily life on a housing estate. With the help of housing designer Wayne Hemingway , author Lynsey Hanley , and professor of social policy Anne Power , she compares and contrasts residents' solutions to the problems with those put forward by professionals. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Designer: Wayne Hemingway
Unknown: Lynsey Hanley
Unknown: Anne Power
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Words and Music

Bridge Passage. A sequence exploring bridges as symbols of life's unpredictable journey, with verse and prose by Ovid, Kafka, Hart Crane , Nabokov and Bosnian novelist Ivo Andric read by Lindsay Duncan and Adam Godley. Music includes works by Stravinsky, Leo Ferre , Handel, Kodaly, Finzi, and Sofia Gubaidulina. EMAIL: [address removed] For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Hart Crane
Unknown: Ivo Andric
Read By: Lindsay Duncan
Read By: Adam Godley.
Unknown: Leo Ferre

: Jazz Line-Up

The Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House hosts the first of three shows dedicated to this year's
London Jazz Festival. New Generation Artist Tom Arthurs (trumpet/flugel) performs with pianist Julian Sassoon and drummer Stu Richie. Also appearing are guitar virtuoso Martin Taylor and saxophonist David Sanchez. Presented by Julian Joseph. Producer Keith Loxam


Artist: Tom Arthurs
Pianist: Julian Sassoon
Unknown: Stu Richie.
Unknown: Martin Taylor
Unknown: David Sanchez.
Presented By: Julian Joseph.
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Ralchev Symphony No 2 (The New Prometheus)
1.47 Salnt-Satns Piano Trio No 1 in F, Op 18 2.18 Dvorak Carnival Overture 2.28 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
3.06 Svendsen Symphony No 2 in B flat 3.41 Kreisler Four Songs 3.55 Copland, arr Timothy Kaln Hoe Down (Rodeo) 3.59 Rathaus Prelude and Gigue in A Op 44
4.07 Vivaldi Trio Sonata in D minor, Op 1 No 12 (La Folia)
4.17 Moscheles Grandes Variations sur la Marche
Favorite de I'Empereur Alexandre I, Op 32 4.34 Paqanlnl Perpetuum Mobile 4.39 Glinka Trio in D minor for clarinet, cello and piano (Pathétique) 4.55 Mozart Overture: Le Nozze di Figaro 5.00 Albinonl Concerto in B flat
5.08 Benjamin Overture to an Italian Comedy 5.15 Oulnault Overture and Dances (Le Nouveau Monde) 5.24 Haydn Keyboard Sonata in C minor, H XVI 20 5.42 Satla, arr Mllhaud Jack-in-the-Box 5.48 Mllhaud Segoviana, Op 366 5.53 Ambroslo Rostiboli Gioioso
5.58 Chambonnieres L'Entretien des Dieux (Les Pieces de Clavessin, Bk 1) 6.06 Debussy String Quartet 6.31 Bartok Petite Suite 6.39 Stravinsky Dances Concertantes


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Timothy Kaln
Unknown: Ambroslo Rostiboli Gioioso

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