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: Breakfast

Presented by Suzy Klein , who introduces a refreshing choice of music.


Presented By: Suzy Klein

: Sunday Morning

In a programme featuring music about money and the world of finance, lain Burnside watches Beethoven rage over a lost penny, weighs up
Mozart, Rossini and Bruch as asset managers, and wonders at the business acumen of singer Caruso and pianist Paderewski. EMAIL: [address removed]

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is the writer
William Fiennes , award-winning author of The
Snow Geese, who has just published a new book, The Music Room, about his family and their ancestral home in Oxfordshire. A passionate music-lover, his choices range from piano pieces by Bach, Schubert and Shostakovich to chamber music by Beethoven and Messiaen, a Bruckner motet, and songs by Bob Dylan and Radiohead.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: William Fiennes
Songs By: Bob Dylan

: The Early Music Show

To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the accession of Henry VIII , Lucie Skeaping looks at a manuscript choirbook that was given to the king and his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. Skeaping talks to David Skinner , who has recorded the six motets it contains for the first time with his vocal ensemble, Alamire. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: David Skinner

: Radio 3 Requests

Violinist Tasmin Little opens the latest postbag of listeners' requests. In the line-up this week, show-stopping music by Pablo Saraste , some mild irreverence from Bach in the form of his cantata
Quodlibet, and a performance of Schubert's Piano Trio in E flat, 0929. And this week's guest, Russian conductor Mikhail Agrest , chooses a favourite Verdi overture.
ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed]. email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk


Violinist: Tasmin Little
Music By: Pablo Saraste
Conductor: Mikhail Agrest

: Choral Evensong

From Worcester Cathedral. Introit: Surgens Jesus (Philips). Responses: Rose. Psalms: 108,109 (How, Lucas, Lang). First Lesson: Hosea 5, vv15-end, 6, vv1-6. Canticles: Stanford in B flat. Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 15, vv 1-11. Anthem: Singet dem Herrn (Bach). Hymn: Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem (St Fulbert). Organ Voluntary: Carillon-Sortie (Mulet). Master of the choristers
Adrian Lucas. Assistant organist Christopher Allsop.


Unknown: Adrian Lucas.
Organist: Christopher Allsop.

: Discovering Music

Janacek Glaqolitic Mass
Janacek's Glagolitic Mass, for soloists, choir, orchestra and organ, was written in 1926. The composer was passionate about the traditions of the Slavonic peoples, and this work is a setting of the mass in the old Slavonic language. Stephen Johnson explores the work with the help of a recording made by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Karel Ancerl.


Unknown: Janacek Glaqolitic Mass
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Karel Ancerl.

: The Choir

Aled Jones looks forward to the London
Festival of Contemporary Church Music in the company of its director Christopher Batchelor , and talks to experimental vocalist Phil Minton about his Feral Choir project.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Director: Christopher Batchelor
Unknown: Phil Minton

: Drama on 3: Babel's Tower

By Mike Walker. Jewish Russian writer Isaac Babel is interrogated after his arrest by the Soviet secret police in 1939. As Stalin's henchmen beat and bully Babel, scenes from his two great collections of stories come to him: the Jewish gangsters fighting over Babel's home town Odessa; and the Red Cavalry, with whom he had ridden as a war correspondent, slaughtering Poles at the edge of the new Soviet Union. Music by Jon Nicholls.
Other parts played by Christopher Staines , Karl Theobald. Roland Oliver , Lucy Black , Rachel Atkins and Sandra Voe Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Mike Walker.
Unknown: Isaac Babel
Music By: Jon Nicholls.
Played By: Christopher Staines
Played By: Karl Theobald.
Played By: Roland Oliver
Played By: Lucy Black
Played By: Rachel Atkins
Producer: Tim Dee
Babel: Antony Sher
Rudin/Trunov: Robert Glenister
Sverdlov/Benya: Stephen Noonan

: Sunday Feature: Leland's Travels

On the eve of the dissolution of the monasteries, Henry VIII commissioned the humanist scholar John Leland to search through the libraries of all the religious houses of his kingdom and catalogue their literary treasures. Medievalist David Wallace explores the divided loyalties of a man who revered the past, yet participated in the erasure of a crucial part of it. Excerpts from Leland's writings and travel notes are read by Jeremy Northam.


Presenter: David Wallace
Reader: Jeremy Northam
Producer: Paul Quinn

: Words and Music

Food for Thought. Samantha Bond and Robert Powell read works on the theme of food, including poetry and prose by Robert Frost , Thomas Hardy , Jane Grigson , Carol Ann Duffy , Marcel Proust and Samuel Pepys. The musical fare includes generous helpings of Chabrier, Cage, Schubert, Stravinsky and Bach. EMAIL: wordsandmusic®bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Samantha Bond
Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Robert Frost
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Jane Grigson
Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy
Unknown: Marcel Proust
Unknown: Samuel Pepys.

: Jazz Line-Up

Julian Joseph in conversation with saxophone virtuoso Branford Marsalis on the launch of his new album, Metamorphose. Pius a preview of this year's Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Producer Keith Loxam


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Branford Marsalis
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Introduced by Jonathan Swain.
Grieg String Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 27; String Quartet No 2 in F (unfinished) Ensemble Fragaria Vesca
1.56 Schubert, transcr Liszt Seven Song
Transcriptions 2.23 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C
3.00 Mozart Violin Concerto in G, K216 3.26 Grieg Four Psalms, Op 74 3.47 Hellendaal Sonata Prima in G, Op 5 3.56 Debussy Estampes 4.11 Larsson Piano Concertino, Op 45 No 12 4.26 Debussy Cello Sonata
4.37 Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez 5.00 Bach Fantasy in G, BWV572 5.10 Mendelssohn Laudate pueri 5.20 Schubert String Quartet in C minor, D103 (Quartettsatz) 5.30 Mozart Sonata in 8 flat for piano duet. K358 5.42 CPE Bach Sonata in D, Wg83
5.59 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F Op 24 (Spring)
6.23 Respighi Piano Concerto in modo misolidio


Introduced By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Rodrigo Concierto
Unknown: Mendelssohn Laudate
Unknown: Mozart Sonata

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