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: Breakfast

Presented by Suzy Klein. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Handel Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op 6 No 12 Puccini Intermezzo (Manon Lescaut)
8.00-9.00: Mendelssohn String Symphony No 6 in E flat Bruckner Vexilla Regis
9.00-10.00: D Scariatti Sonata in E flat, Kk474 Shostakovich , arr Atovmyan Ballet Suite No


Presented By: Suzy Klein.
Unknown: Bruckner Vexilla Regis
Unknown: Kk474 Shostakovich

: lain Burnside

lain Burnside looks at music composed for christenings, weddings and funerals. He is joined by the Rev Dr Giles Fraser , Vicar of St Mary's
Church, Putney, and a Guardian columnist and regular contributor to Radio 4's Today programme. Featuring music by Wagner, Mahler, Rameau and Scarlatti. EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Dr Giles Fraser

: EBU Mendelssohn Day

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth. Introduced by Andrew McGregor and Sarah Walker.
12.00 From Konzerthaus, Berlin.
Dresden Staatskapelle, director Nikolaj Znaider (violin) Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave); Violin Concerto in E minor; Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)
2.00pm From St Thomas 's Church, Leipzig. Ullrich Bohme (organ)
Mendelssohn Postlude in D (played in [ flat)
Bach Fugue in E flat, BWV552 No 2; Schmucke dich, 0 liebe Seele, BWV654 (Achtzehm Chorale von verschiedener Art); Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543;Passacaglia in C minor, BWV582; Pastorale in F BWV590; Toccata in D minor, BWV565 Mendelssohn Allegro in D minor (free fantasy)
3.00 From Wigmore Hall, London.
Ailish Tynan (soprano), Llyr Williams (piano)
Mendelssohn Lieder ohne Worte, Op 19 Nos 1, 3, and 5; Op 30 No 6; Op 38 No 3; Neue L iebe,
Op 19a No 4; Die Liebende schreibt, Op 86 No 3;
Suleika, Op 34 No 4; Lieder ohne Worte, Op 62 No 6; Op 67 Nos 4 and 5; Op 85 No 4; Op 102 Nos 5 and 6; Suleika, Op 57 No 3; Der Blumenstrauss, Op 47 No 5; Wenn sich zwei Herzen scheiden, Op 99 No 5; Auf Flugeln des Gesanges, Op 34 No 2
4.00 From St Thomas 's Church, Leipzig. Ullrich Bohme (organ)
Motet Choir of St Thomas 's, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Georg Christoph Biller
Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in C minor, Op 65 No 2 (excerpts); Richte mich, Gott, Op 78 No 2; Denn er hat seinen Engeln befohlen uber dir; Singet den
Herrn ein neues Lied, Op 91; WiederHirschschreit, Op 42; Verleih uns Frieden gnadiglich
5.00 From Mendelssohn Hall , Gewandhaus, Leipzig. Gewandhaus Quartet
Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat, Op 12; String Quartet in F minor, Op 80
6.00 From Nikolaisaal, Potsdam. Ruth Ziesak (soprano),
Potsdam Kammerakademie , conductor Michael Sanderling Lutoslawski Overture for strings
Mendelssohn, arr
Matthus Leise zieht durch mein Gemut
7.00 From Mendelssohn House, Leipzig.
Margarita Hohenrieder (piano), Christian Ockert (double bass), Gewandhaus Quartet
Mendelssohn Piano Sextet in D, Op 110; Abegg Variations, Op 1; Andante in E, Op 81 No 1 (Tema con variazioni); Scherzo in A minor, Op 81 No 2


Introduced By: Andrew McGregor
Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: St Thomas
Unknown: Mendelssohn Postlude
Unknown: Mendelssohn Allegro
Soprano: Llyr Williams
Piano: Mendelssohn Lieder
Unknown: St Thomas
Unknown: St Thomas
Conductor: Georg Christoph Biller
Unknown: Mendelssohn Hall
Soprano: Potsdam Kammerakademie
Conductor: Michael Sanderling
Unknown: Matthus Leise
Piano: Christian Ockert

: Drama on 3: The Deep Blue Sea

Director David Timson 's adaptation of Terence Rattigan 's 1952 play in which a woman, Hester, has left her husband, an eminent judge, to be with an ex-RAF pilot with no prospects.
The passion she feels for this younger man is not returned, and as the play opens, a despairing Hester has attempted suicide. Rattigan's play, controversial in the1950s when both suicide and homosexuality were criminal offences. still retains a strong emotional punch today.
Producer Nicolas Soames


Director: David Timson
Unknown: Terence Rattigan
Producer: Nicolas Soames
Mrs Elton: Auriol Smith
Philip Welch: Joseph Kloska
Ann Welch: Joannah Tinsey
Hester Collyer: Carolyn Pickles
Mr Miller: Hugh Ross
William Collyer: Anton Lesser
Freddie Page: Tom Mison
Jackie Jackson: Adrian Grove

: Sunday Feature: Killing the King

Justin Champion pieces together new research into the beheading of Charles I - the only British king to suffer this fate - on 30 January 1649. Interviewing leading historians, Champion examines crucial documents and visits Westminster Hall , scene of the trial itself, and discovers that execution was the preferred option of only a few extremists and that there were many rival schemes for resolving the problem of Charles I's tyranny. Producer Sarah Taylor


Unknown: Westminster Hall
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Words and Music

We Must Love One Another or Die. Sian Thomas and Nicholas Farrell read poetry and prose from the 1930s by Louis MacNeice , Sylvia Townsend Warner, John Steinbeck , George Orwell , Dylan Thomas and WH Auden. Featuring music by Britten, Barber, Paul Robeson , Bartok and Noël Coward. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Sian Thomas
Unknown: Nicholas Farrell
Unknown: Louis MacNeice
Unknown: Sylvia Townsend
Unknown: John Steinbeck
Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Paul Robeson

: Jazz Line-Up

Julian Joseph presents concert performances by Texan-born trumpeter Roy Hargrove with his rhythm section and the BBC Big Band. Producer Keith Loxam


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Roy Hargrove
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Ferguson Partita, Op 5a; Piano Concerto, Op 12
1.50 Messiaen 0 Sacrum Convivium 1.55 Bach Prelude in D, BWV925 1.57 Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D667 (Trout) 2.35 Purcell Ground in D minor, ZD222;
Chaconne: Two in One upon a Ground (Diodesian)
2.42 CPE Bach Violin Sonata in B minor, H512
3.00 Contant Piano Trio No 1
3.20 Anon Tickle My Toe 3.22 Chopin Six Songs (Polish Songs, Op 74) 3.41 Mahler Symphony No 6
5.00 Wert Ascendente Jesu in Naviculam 5.07 Bjelinski Toccata 5.11 Antonello da Caserta Dame d'Onour
(Manuscript of Modena) 5.25 Mozart Piano Trio in C,
K548 5.44 Forster Vanitas Vanitatum 5.55 Hofmann Kaleidoskop (Charakterskizzen, Op 40 No 4)
6.00 Debussy Printemps 6.19 Beethoven Violin
Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) 6.43 Telemann Trio No 6
(Essercizii Musici) 6.51 Weber Arias : Wie nahte mir der Schlummer; Leise, Leise, fromme Weise (Der Freischutz)


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Wert Ascendente Jesu
Unknown: Forster Vanitas Vanitatum
Unknown: Hofmann Kaleidoskop
Musici: Weber Arias

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