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: Breakfast

Presented by Martin Handley. Featuring at 8.30 a Poem for Today, written and read by Kei Miller , and a Haydn piano sonata at 9.00.


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Read By: Kei Miller

: Sunday Morning

With lain Burnside, who browses the CD shelves in search of music for midsummer, picking out a selection from across Europe that dazzles with the magic of the year's longest day. Featuring works by Wagner, Mendelssohn, Suk and Britten. EMAIL: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley welcomes former Conservative Cabinet minister Michael Portillo , who since leaving the political arena in 2005 has enjoyed a wide-ranging career in journalism and broadcasting, from presenting TV discussion programmes and documentaries to chairing the 2008 Booker Prize judging panel. His musical choices include Wagner's Ring cycle,
Shostakovich's 13th symphony and Puccini's Tosca.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Michael Portillo

: The Early Music Show

The term symphony has had many varied uses. Lucie Skeaping tracks down the origins of the symphony and encounters medieval hurdy-gurdies, spinets and virginals, a tale saying the dulcimer is as old as the Bible, and a host of overtures, interludes, sonatas, canzonas and concertos.

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' favourites. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed] email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk

: Choral Evensong

Wednesday's service from the Chapel of New
College, Oxford. Introit: As Pants the Hart (Handel). Responses: Ayleward. Office Hymn: 0 Gladsome
Light (Nunc dimittis). Psalm: 89, vv1-19 (Buck). First Lesson: Joshua 22, vv9-34. Canticles:
Pelham Humfrey in E minor. Second Lesson: Luke 12, vv22-31. Anthem: 0 Sing Unto the Lord (Purcell). Final Hymn: Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (Lasst uns erfreuen). Organ Voluntary: Organ Concerto in B flat, Op 7 No 1 (1st mvt) (Handel). Director of music
Edward Higginbottom. Assistant organist Steven Grahl.


Unknown: Pelham Humfrey
Music: Edward Higginbottom.
Organist: Steven Grahl.

: Discovering Music

Tansy Davies. Charles Haziewood meets British-born composer Tansy Davies who explains how she came to write Rift - her new work for the BBC
Concert Orchestra. Davies created the piece alongside a project for schools and colleges in the Watford area. Taking as her inspiration two musical worlds colliding, she explores a way of combining her new piece with the workshop material.


Unknown: Tansy Davies.
Unknown: Charles Haziewood
Unknown: Tansy Davies

: The Choir

Aled Jones presents a pick of the groups from this month's Tampere Vocal Festival in Finland, which attracted many of Europe's finest choirs for a series of competitions and concerts. Plus news of a new project that combines European choral music and the ancient chant of the Syriac church.


Unknown: Aled Jones

: Drama on 3: Darger and the Detective

By Mike Walker. Each night. for 60 years, a reclusive American hospital porter went home to his room and worked at one creative project. Henry Darger , a self-taught artist, painted and drew, traced and collaged illustrations for his epic narrative. This fantasy landscape, which he called The Realms of the Unreal, was an escape from his solitary, disappointing life. He imagined a universe peopled by beautiful enslaved little girls, strange mythical creatures and savage Civil War-era solders, In this play, Mike Walker depicts the rich inner life led by Darger, who died a pauper in 1973. The play was recorded in Chicago by actors of the Steppenwolf Theatre. Darger is played by leading Steppenwolf actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright
Tracy Letts. With Yasen Peyankov as Detective McBride, and Alana Arenas , Ian Barford and Robert Breuler. Producer/Director Judith Kampfner


Unknown: Mike Walker.
Unknown: Henry Darger
Unknown: Mike Walker
Unknown: Tracy Letts.
Unknown: Yasen Peyankov
Unknown: Alana Arenas
Unknown: Ian Barford
Unknown: Robert Breuler.
Director: Judith Kampfner

: Sunday Feature: Vaughan Williams: Valiant for Truth

Sony Award-winning documentary in which
Stephen Johnson travels across England, the country Vaughan Williams loved, to see the places where he lived and worked, and to meet the people who knew him. With contributions from philosopher AC Grayling, biographers
Simon Heffer and Michael Kennedy , Vaughan Williams 's musical assistant Roy Douglas , and friend and colleague Simona Pakenham. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Simon Heffer
Unknown: Michael Kennedy
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Roy Douglas
Unknown: Simona Pakenham.
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: Words and Music

Ideas of Wilderness. Jenny Agutter and Anton Lesser explore the theme of wilderness in works by WH Auden, eco-writer Jeffers Robinson , Elizabeth Brown and Shackleton, and in Taoist literature. With music by Messiaen, Redolf i, Purcell and Shostakovich. Producer Elizabeth Arno EMAIL: wordsandmusic8ibbc.co.uk For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitbbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Jenny Agutter
Unknown: Anton Lesser
Unknown: Jeffers Robinson
Unknown: Elizabeth Brown
Producer: Elizabeth Arno

: Jazz Line-Up

Tonight's edition showcases influential drummers Bill Bruford and Allan Ganley. Bruford rose to fame on the British rock scene in the drumming seat of King Crimson and Yes. He talks to Claire Martin about life on the road, most recently with the band Earthworks. And to coincide with the release of The Allan Ganley Legacy, saxophonist Andy Panayi discusses one of the most admired of all jazz drummers, Allan Ganley , who started in dance bands and wrote extensively for his own big band. Producer Keith Loxam


Unknown: Bill Bruford
Unknown: Allan Ganley.
Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Allan Ganley
Unknown: Andy Panayi
Unknown: Allan Ganley
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Ferguson Overture for an Occasion Stanford Piano
Concerto No 2 in C minor Smetana Vlatava (Ma Vlast) Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G Ferquson The Rambling Suiler 2.32 Arnold Three Shanties, Op 4 2.41 Milhaud La creation du monde 3.00 Attrib Mozart Partita in E flat 3.24 Krumpholz Harp Concerto No 5 in B, Op 7
3.50 Zemlinsky Trio, Op 3 4.16 Anon 12th-century English The Milde Lomb 4.27 Jarnefelt The Sound of Home 4.38 Thalberg Air anglais varié (Home Sweet Home) 4.44 Kabalevsky Violin Concerto in C, Op 48
5.00 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050
5.22 Busoni Suite No 2, Op 34a 5.50 Grainger Après un reve 5.54 Lindblad Drommarne 6.11 d'lndia Interdette speranz' e van desio 6.19 Telemann Flute Concerto in D
6.31 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military)

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