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: Breakfast

Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Vaughan WilliamsSea Songs Cleveland Symphonic Winds, conductor Frederic Fennell Ravel Sonatine Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)
8.00-9.00: Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila Russian National Orchestra/Mikhail Pletnev Tallis Motef : Spem in Alium Taverner Choir, conductor Andrew Parrott
9.00-10.00: Bach Cantata No 72:Alles nur nach Gottes Willen Sandrine Piau (soprano), Bogna Bartosz (mezzo), Klaus Mertens (baritone), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, conductor Ton Koopman
Lehar Waltz: Gold and Silver Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Placido Domingo


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Frederic Fennell
Unknown: Pletnev Tallis Motef
Conductor: Alium Taverner
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Soprano: Bogna Bartosz
Baritone: Klaus Mertens
Conductor: Placido Domingo

: Jeremy Sams

Sitting in for lain Burnside, Jeremy Sams presents a selection of music about music, including works by Schubert. Chabrier and Vaughan Williams.


Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Unknown: Vaughan Williams.

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley welcomes Pakistani-born writer and film-maker Tariq Ali , whose books examine the often troubled political relationship between West and East. His choices begin with Billie Holiday singing Strange Fruit (1939) and end with a topical song by Hans Eisler and Bertolt Brecht. Also featured are works by Gluck, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and Muslim Sufi poet and musician Bulleh Shah.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Tariq Ali
Unknown: Hans Eisler
Unknown: Muslim Sufi
Musician: Bulleh Shah.

: The Early Music Show

2/2. Lucie Skeaping presents furthre highlights from last summer's Utrecht Festival, featuring vocal ensemble Stile Antico performing motets inspired by The Song of Songs, including works by Guerrero, Victoria and Gombert. Producer Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' favourites. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed]. email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk

: Choral Evensong

Another chance to hear Wednesday's service from Bath Abbey. Introit: Give Us the Wings of Faith (Ernest Bullock ). Responses: Shephard. Psalm: 119, vv41-72 (Bairstow, Turle, Buck, Day). First Lesson: Isaiah 56, w1-8. Office Hymn: Lo, round the Throne, a Glorious Band (Deus Tuorum Militum). Canticles: Stanford in A. Second Lesson: Colossians 1, v24-end; 2, vv1 -7. Anthem: Siehe, wir preisen selig (Mendelssohn). Final Hymn: Who Are These like Stars Appearing (All Saints). Organ Voluntary: Con Moto Maestoso (Sonata No 3 in A) (Mendelssohn). Director of music Peter King. Sub-organist Marcus Sealy.


Unknown: Ernest Bullock
Music: Peter King.
Unknown: Marcus Sealy.

: Discovering Music

Conductor David Robertson and the BBCSO explore the sense of place in the music of Connecticut-born Charles Ives (1874-1954), focusing on Central Park in the Dark, The Unanswered
Question and Three Places in New England. Also included is a feature about a complementary project created by amateur musicians in London based on some of Ives's musical ideas.


Conductor: David Robertson
Unknown: Charles Ives

: The Choir

Aled Jones explores the revival of interest in "West Gallery music" - a term first used by Thomas Hardy to describe the practice in which bands of musicians accompanied church services from a gallery at the west end of the building.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Thomas Hardy

: Drama on 3: Pornography

I Simon Stephens 's stark and shattering response to the 7 July 2005 London bombings, following eight people whose lives are touched and changed by the day's events. Sean Holmes directs this radio version of the acclaimed Birmingham Rep/Traverse Theatre production. Cast: Frances Ashman , Loo Brealey , Sacha Dhawan , Amanda Hale , Jeff Rawle , Sheila Reid , Billy Seymour and Sam Spruell.
Producer Peter Leslie Wild ; Director Sean Holmes


Unknown: Simon Stephens
Unknown: Sean Holmes
Unknown: Frances Ashman
Unknown: Loo Brealey
Unknown: Sacha Dhawan
Unknown: Amanda Hale
Unknown: Jeff Rawle
Unknown: Sheila Reid
Unknown: Billy Seymour
Unknown: Sam Spruell.
Producer: Peter Leslie Wild
Director: Sean Holmes

: Sunday Feature: Creating Burro's Reputation

On the 250th anniversary of Robert Burns 's birth, poet and scholar Robert Crawford of St Andrews University examines how Burns achieved success at home and abroad. Kirsteen McCue discusses Burns's songs, and poet Douglas Dunn analyses his verse - exploring why modern poets admire it - and the perils of poetical celebrity. Producer Louise Yeoman


Unknown: Robert Burns
Unknown: Robert Crawford
Unknown: Kirsteen McCue
Unknown: Douglas Dunn
Producer: Louise Yeoman

: Words and Music

In the House of God. Hugo Thurston and Pookie Quesnel read poetry and prose on the theme of places of worship, including work by Philip Larkin , Emily Dickinson and Thomas Hardy , and music by Bach, Britten and Monteverdi. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Hugo Thurston
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Unknown: Thomas Hardy

: Jazz Line-Up

Julian Joseph presents a concert given at the 2008 London Jazz Festival by Neil Cowley , who at an early age turned his back on the Royal Academy and entered the world of pop. Producer Keith Loxam


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Neil Cowley
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Williams Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes John Metcalf Mapping Wales Mark Bowden Tirlun 1.39 Stanford Stabat Mater , Op 96 2.25 Byrd The Bells, MB2738;
The Earl of Salisbury, MB2715 2.35 Carlton Calm Was the Air Weelkes As Vesta Was from Latmos Hill Descending
2.42 Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11
3.00 Colin Brumby Festival Overture on Australian themes 3.11 Graeme Koehne To His Servant, Bach. God Grants a Final Glimpse: The Morning Star 3.15 Trad, arr Takemitsu Sakura ; Sayonara 3.22 Serqiu Natra Sonatina for Harp 3.30 Anon Medieval Armenian Miayn Soorp Bartev Oorakh Ler Soorp Yegeghetsi 3.34 Sowande African Suite for harp and strings
4.00 Villa-Lobos Kyrie and Gloria (Missa Sao
Sebastiao) 4.12 Fernandes Tleycantimo choquiliya - mestizo e indio Pascual Oy es dia de placer (Villancico) Franco Santa Maria in il Huiac 4.18 Piazzolla Adiós Noniño
4.28 Joplin Maple Leaf Rag; Gladiolus Rag 4.35 Barber Violin Concerto 5.00 Verdi Overture: Nabucco
5.09 Smit Cello Concertino 5.20 Escher del , Air et Vents
5.32 Gombert Agnus Dei (Missa Tempore Paschali)
5.39 Gorczycki Illuxit Sol 5.45 Wanski Symphony in G on themes from the opera Kmiotek 6.02 Moniuszko
Naia's Song 6.08 Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) 6.19 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 1 in D, Op 47
6.28 Shostakovich Cello Sonata, Op 40


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Mark Bowden Tirlun
Unknown: Stabat Mater
Unknown: Graeme Koehne
Unknown: Takemitsu Sakura
Unknown: Serqiu Natra
Unknown: Fernandes Tleycantimo
Unknown: Pascual Oy
Unknown: Escher Del
Unknown: Gorczycki Illuxit Sol

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