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: Breakfast

Presented by Louise Fryer. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Purcell Sonata No 9 in F, Z810 (Golden Sonata)
Lukaszewski Lenten Motets: Memento mei, Domine; Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine
8.00-9.00: Handel Chaconne in G, HWV435 Ireland Overture: Satyricon
9.00-10.00: Adam Gorb Awayday
Janacek Suite: The Cunning Little Vixen


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Handel Chaconne
Unknown: Adam Gorb

: Mary King

Sitting in for lain Burnside, Mary discusses the gracious synergy of music and horticulture with the help of Hortus magazine editor David Wheeler , who is convinced his garden helped him battle with cancer. Together they introduce compositions by Britten, Falla, Tchaikovsky and others. EMAIL: burnside@bbc.co.uk


Editor: David Wheeler

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley is joined by actor, writer and celebrity cake-maker Jane Asher , who last year took part in BBC2's conducting competition
Maestro. Her choices include works by Mozart,
Gilbert and Sullivan, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven, and Joan Sutherland singing an aria from Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Jane Asher
Unknown: Joan Sutherland

: The Early Music Show

8/8. In the final instalment of the Art and Early
Music series, Lucie Skeaping and theatre historian lain Mackintosh visit the Barogue theatre at Cesky Krumlov castle in southern Bohemia, dating from the time of the Hapsburgs who for three centuries up until the First World War ruled what is now known as the Czech Republic, producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' favourites, including works by Bliss, Adrian Jack , Vivaldi, Piazzolla, Messiaen, Moeran and Paderewski. ADDRESS: Radio Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed] email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Adrian Jack

: Choral Evensong

Another chance to hear Wednesday's service held in the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge. introit: Herr, gedenke nicht (Mendelssohn). Responses: Radcliffe. Psalms: 59,60,61 (South, Nares, Turie, Crotch). First Lesson: Genesis 44, vv18-34. Canticles (Mendelssohn). Second Lesson:
Hebrews 2, vvlO-39. Anthem: Hor mein Bitten (Mendelssohn). Hymn: Take Up Thy Cross, the Saviour Said (Breslau, arr Mendelssohn). Organ Voluntary: Fugue (Sonata No 6 in D minor, Op 65) (Mendelssohn). Director of music Stephen Cleobury. Organ scholar Peter Stevens.


Music: Stephen Cleobury.
Unknown: Peter Stevens.

: Discovering Music

Gloria Robert Hollingworth conducts the BBC Singers and St James 's Barogue in an exploration of one of the most famous of all Baroque choral works - Vivaldi's Gloria in D, RV589. And Tim Steiner reveals how he guided nine A-level students through a series of workshops in which they each wrote a movement inspired by the Vivaldi Gloria.


Unknown: Gloria Robert Hollingworth
Unknown: St James
Unknown: Tim Steiner

: The Choir

Aled Jones explores the choral legacy of Charles Ives , and choral director Peter Broadbent makes his pick of the most promising talent from a recent "choir marketplace" event held in the French town of Saint-L6.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Charles Ives
Director: Peter Broadbent

: Drama on 3: Synge - 100 Years On

Two of JM Synge's pivotal short plays to mark the centenary of his death. The Tinker's Wedding
(1908) is a light comedy about the country people of Wicklow, while Riders to the Sea (1902) is often described as the definitive Irish tragedy.
Accompanying them is a documentary recorded on location in Galway and the Aran Islands. The Tinker's Wedding
8.50 Riders to the Sea
With contributions from Thomas Conway , James Harrold , Dara 0 Conaola, Lasairf hiona Ní Chonaola, Maire Mulkerrin , Dolores Lyneand Sean 0 Coistealbha. Producer Steven Canny


Unknown: Thomas Conway
Unknown: James Harrold
Unknown: Maire Mulkerrin
Unknown: Dolores Lyneand Sean
Producer: Steven Canny
Sarah Casey: Denise Gough
Michael Byrne: Stephen Hoqan
Maurya: Brid Brennan
Nora: Fiona O'Shaughnessy
Cathleen: Denise Gough
Bartley: Nick Lee
Mary Byrne: Brid Brennan
Priest: John Roqan
Old man: John Rogan
Another man: Stephen Hoqan
Woman: Caroline Guthrie

: Sunday Feature: From Ecstasy to Infinity

Marcus du Sautoy delves into the arts of the Baroque and uncovers a world of science and mathematics. From Bernini's architecture and sculpture in Rome to the music of Monteverdi and Bach, he finds that new ideas about perspective, capturing movement and the infinite all play a part in the Baroque vision. With contributions from art historians Martin Kemp and Nigel Llewellyn , scientist Alan Chapman and musicians Andrew Parrott and Richard Egarr. Producer Jessica Issacs


Unknown: Martin Kemp
Unknown: Nigel Llewellyn
Unknown: Alan Chapman
Musicians: Andrew Parrott
Musicians: Richard Egarr.
Producer: Jessica Issacs

: Words and Music

Sport. loan Meredith and Angela Wynter read poetry on the theme of sport, including work by Wordsworth, Byron, UA Fanthorpe and Gwyneth Lewis , and music by Elgar, Debussy and Prokofiev. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Angela Wynter
Unknown: Gwyneth Lewis

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin presents an interview with American saxophonist Joshua Redman. Also featured is a set by the Belgrade Jazz Trio. Producer sushii K Dade


Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Joshua Redman.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95
1.22 Shostakovich String Quartet No 3, Op 73
1.57 Beethoven Country Dance No 1; Symphony No 2 in D
2.33 Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor 3.00 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in G minor, Op 46 No 8; Symphony No 5 in F
145 Janacek The Fiddler's Child 158 Morawetz Overture on a Fairy Tale 4.10 Dussek Piano Sonata in B flat, Op 35 No 14.30 Bach Fantasia and unfinished fugue in C minor for keyboard, BWV906; Prelude and Fugue in A minor,
BWV5614.47 Gorczyckl Laetatus sum 4.55 Bacewicz Folk Sketches 5.00 Boccherlni Minuet for strings (Quintet, G257) 5.05 Hartmann 6 Character Pieces, Op 50
5.18 Riisager Little Overture 5.24 Frumerie Pastoral Suite, Op 13b: Lament 5.41 Handel Two arias
(Ariodante): Sonata in B flat, HWV388 6.12 Doppler L'oiseau des bois, Op 216.18 Schickhardt Concerto in G minor 6.35 Weber Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 34


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bach Fantasia
Unknown: Gorczyckl Laetatus

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