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: Breakfast

With Alistair Appleton. Including at 8.30 a Poem for Today, featuring a work written and read by Lemn Sissay , plus a Haydn piano sonata at 9.00.


Unknown: Alistair Appleton.
Read By: Lemn Sissay

: Sunday Morning

With lain Burnside, who is joined by composer and actor Philip Pope for a showcase of musical parody, including works by Mozart, Chabrier, Bartok and Dudley Moore. EMAIL: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Philip Pope
Unknown: Dudley Moore.

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley is joined by composer and novelist Amit Chaudhuri (Freedom Song, A New World), who also teaches creative writing at the University of East Anglia. Music informs much of his literary work, including his most recent novel, The Immortals. His choices range from a Beethoven piano sonata to the Gil Evans/Miles Davis take on Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez and a song by Joni Mitchell. Plus music from Chaudhuri's native India, including a setting of a poem sung by his mother Bijoya Chaudhuri. ,


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Amit Chaudhuri
Sung By: Bijoya Chaudhuri.

: The Early Music Show

2/2. Accompanied by Haydn expert Balazs Mikusi , Lucie Skeaping continues her tour round
Esterhaza Palace in north-western Hungary, where Haydn spent 29 years as Kapellmeister. She also visits the workshop of Austrian instrument-maker Wolfgang Weichselbaumer , who built two lire organizzate - a sort of hybrid of chamber organ and hurdy-gurdy - heard on a recent Haydn recording made by the Ensemble Baroque de Limoges and Christophe Coin.


Accompanied By: Haydn Expert
Accompanied By: Balazs Mikusi
Accompanied By: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Wolfgang Weichselbaumer
Unknown: Christophe Coin.

: Radio 3 Requests

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' favourites, including Mozart's Marriage of Figaro and Beethoven's Waldstein sonata. This week's guest requester is Andrew Marr.
Address: Radio 3 Requests, [address removed]
Phone: [number removed] email: [email address removed]


Presenter: Fiona Talkington
Guest: Andrew Marr

: Choral Evensong

Wednesday's service from Southwell Minster. Introit: The Last and Greatest Herald (Bullock). Responses: Clucas. Office Hymn: On This High
Feast Day Honour We the Baptist (Diva Servatrix). Psalms: 80, 82 (Crotch, Ashfield, Turner). First
Lesson: Malachi 4. Canticles: Westminster Service (Howells). Second Lesson: Matthew 11, vv2-19. Anthem: Heralds of Christ (Robert Ashfield).
Final Hymn: On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry
(Winchester New); Festal Te Deum in G (Sumsion). Organ Voluntary: Improvisation sur le Te Deum
(Tournemire, transcr Dumf le). Rector chori Paul Hale. Assistant director of music Philip White-Jones .


Unknown: Te Deum
Unknown: Paul Hale.
Music: Philip White-Jones

: Discovering Music

Prokofiev Symphony No 5. Prokofiev biographer David Nice joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor David Robertson to explore the Russian composer's Fifth Symphony, written in 1944. They consider the work in the light of the time in which it was composed, and in the context of the other 1940s works by Prokofiev.


Unknown: David Nice
Conductor: David Robertson

: The Choir

Anthony Rooley joins Aled Jones for a tribute to Victorian composer Robert Lucas Pearsall
(1795-1856), one of Britain's great unsung choral heroes. Plus further highlights from this month's Tampere Vocal Festival in Finland.


Unknown: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Robert Lucas Pearsall

: Drama on 3: Fall

By Zinnie Harris. Set in a nation haunted by its war crimes, this radio version of the Traverse Theatre's Edinburgh Festival Fringe production is a brutal and raw exploration of politics, justice and revenge. Contains strong language and violent scenes.
Producer David Ian Neville ; Director Dominic Hill


Unknown: Zinnie Harris.
Producer: David Ian Neville
Director: Dominic Hill
Kate: Geraldine Alexander
Evener: Cliff Burnett
Pierre: Neil McKinven
Kiki: Meg Fraser
Liddel: Kevin McMonagle
Howard: Andy Clark
Guard: Kevin Lennon
Justine: Hannah Donaldson

: Sunday Feature: Travelling the GreatDivide - the New US-Mexico Border

The US-Mexico border is now regarded by many as a low-grade war zone and the most dangerous frontier on earth. Some 12 million Mexican-born people now live in America, many of them illegally, and the number is set to rise significantly. Claudine LoMonaco examines how the new fortifications built by the US government are tackling illegal drugs and human trafficking. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Claudine Lomonaco
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Words and Music: Song for Ireland

An exploration of the identity of the Irish through landscape, celebrating the beauty of the country and the melancholy that pervades its history. Lorcan Cranitch and Orla Charlton read from works by Seamus Heaney, PJ Kavanagh and Derek Mahon with music by John Cage and Arnold Bax, the sounds of Liam O'Flynn on the Uillean pipes, and flute player Michael McGoldrick.
Producer Jessica Isaacs EMAIL: [email address removed] For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit [web address removed]


Unknown: Lorcan Cranitch
Unknown: Orla Chariton
Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Unknown: Pj Kavanagh
Unknown: Derek Mahon
Music By: John Cage
Music By: Arnold Bax
Unknown: Liam O'Flynn
Unknown: Michael McGoldrick.
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: Jazz Line-Up

Claire Martin introduces a concert set by guitarist John Goldie (Spirit of Django, Scottish Guitar
Group), recorded at the Recital Room, City Hall, Glasgow. Plus news of the Wigan Jazz Festival, which starts on 11 July. Producer Keith Loxam


Introduces: Claire Martin
Guitarist: John Goldie
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 2 No 1
1.21 Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E 2.29 Nicolai Mass in D 3.01 Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 1 in D, Op 11
3.31 Brahms Two Motets, Op 29 3.43 Franck Organ Choral No I in E, M38 3.56 Rameau Suite in G (Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin)
4.11 Satle Parade 4.25 Ravel, arr Neuberth Pièce en forme de habanera 4.27 Faure, arr Doney Piece
4.31 Offenbach The Doll's Song (The Tales of Hoffmann) 4.37 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Tsar Saltan
5.01 Feremans Preludium and fughetta (The Bronze Heart) 5.05 Sjoqren Prelude and Fugue No 3 in C,
Op posth 5.14 Jongen Elegie nocturnale, Op 95 No 1
5.25 Telemann Trio No I (Essercizii Musici ) 5.37 Kuhlau Introduction et variations sur la Romance de /'opera Euryanthe 5.50 Rozycki Anheli , Op 22 6.12
Turina Danzas fantasticas, Op 22 6.28 Anon Puse mis amores
6.32 Anon Puis Fortuna 6.35 Morata Pues que no puedo olvidarte 6.38 Rodriqo Concierto serenata


Unknown: Jongen Elegie
Unknown: Essercizii Musici
Unknown: Rozycki Anheli
Unknown: Turina Danzas
Unknown: Anon Puse
Unknown: Anon Puis Fortuna
Unknown: Morata Pues
Unknown: Rodriqo Concierto

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