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: Breakfast

With Alistair Appleton. Music to start the day, including at around 9.00 a Haydn piano sonata.


Unknown: Alistair Appleton.

: Sunday Morning

With lain Burnside, who compares and contrasts music written for exams and prizes, with examples by Bach, Barber, Berlioz, Britten and others. His guest is Professor Colin Lawson , director of the Royal College of Music in London. EMAIL: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Professor Colin Lawson

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is the award-winning theatrical designer Richard Hudson , who has worked at most of the world's great opera houses on a wide range of operas, from Handel to Judith Weir. Hudson was born in Zimbabwe, and his musical passions range from the South African national anthem Nkosi Sikeleli Africa to music by Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Cole Porter.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Designer: Richard Hudson
Unknown: Judith Weir.
Unknown: Cole Porter.

: The Early Music Show

In a programme from the National Centre for Early Music, Catherine Bott explores the themes and ideas of the York Early Music
Festival, which this year takes its inspiration from the centenary celebrations of Purcell, Handel and Haydn. She meets some of those involved in the festival and introduces performances by the Cambridge-based Clerks Group and Edward Wickham , Danish ensemble Baroque Fever, and Italy's Fabio Bonizzoni and Emanuela Galli of the group La Risonanza. Producer Chris Wines


Music: Catherine Bott
Music: Edward Wickham
Unknown: Fabio Bonizzoni
Unknown: Emanuela Galli

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' favourite music, including a guest request for jazz by Bud Powell from this week's Composer of the Week Jonathan Harvey.
ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed]. email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Bud Powell
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey.

: Choral Evensong

Wednesday's service from Portsmouth Cathedral. Introit: Alleluia, I Heard a Voice (Weelkes).
Responses: Spicer. Office Hymn: Rejoice, the Lord Is King (Gopsal). Psalms: 91,93 (Turie, Archer). First Lesson: Judges 15 vv1-end; 16 vv1-3.
Canticles: Howells in B minor. Second Lesson: Luke 18, vv15-30. Anthem: Jubilate Deo (Purcell). Final Hymn: Son of God, Eternal Saviour (Everton).
Organ Voluntary: Finale (from Musica Dominicalis) (Eben). Organist and master of the choristers
David Price. Sub-organist Marcus Wibberley.


Unknown: Marcus Wibberley.

: Discovering MusicBlrtwlstle Secret Theatre and Cortege

Harrison Birtwistle joins Stephen Johnson and the London Sinfonietta, conductor Elgar Howarth , for an exploration of his Secret Theatre and Cortege.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conductor: Elgar Howarth

: The Choir

Series examining aspects of choral music, from composers and directors to famous choirs around the world. Presented by Aled Jones.


Presented By: Aled Jones.

: Drama on 3: The Idylls of the King

Alfred Lord Tennyson 's epic poem The Idylls of the King, marking the bicentenary of his birth, narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith and adapted by Michael Symmons Roberts. Music by Paul Carghill.
Producer/Director Susan Roberts


Unknown: Alfred Lord Tennyson
Unknown: Tim Pigott-Smith
Adapted By: Michael Symmons Roberts.
Music By: Paul Carghill.
Director: Susan Roberts
Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Tennyson: Tim Pigott-Smith
Arthur: Jonathan Keeble
Lancelot: Simon Harrison
Guinevere: Kathryn Hunt
Leodogran: Terence Mann
Churl: Terence Mann
Lord Astolat: Malcolm Raeburn
Bedivere: Malcolm Raeburn
Lavaine: Tom Ferguson
Tristram: Tom Ferguson
Dagonet: Russell Dixon
Elaine: Elen Rhys

: Sunday Feature: The State of Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv was officially founded in 1909, and to mark the occasion of its centenary, Moshe Morad takes a stroll along its five-mile stretch of beach, meeting a collection of local characters along the way. Writers, artists, musicians, rabbis, comedians, Jews, Arabs, politicians, glamour girls, bakers, refugees and friends help paint a portrait of a modern city in an ancient land. Producer James Parkin


Unknown: Moshe Morad
Producer: James Parkin

: Words and Music

The Soft Machine. Anna Maxwell Martin and John Rowe read poems about the body by Homer, Walt Whitman and WH Auden, with music by Tchaikovsky, Monteverdi and Charlie Mingus. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Anna Maxwell Martin
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Walt Whitman
Unknown: Charlie Mingus.

: Jazz Line-Up

Music by Tom Arthurs (trumpet/flugel), who appears at the Erin Arts Centre with saxophonist and composer lain Ballamy and percussionist Thomas Stronen. Plus a set by pianist Gareth Williams , whose repertoire includes jazz standards as well as his own compositions.
Introduced by Claire Martin. Producer Keith Loxam


Music By: Tom Arthurs
Unknown: Thomas Stronen.
Pianist: Gareth Williams
Introduced By: Claire Martin.
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Valentini Deh fuggite gl'amori; E partito il mio bene; Orsa belle crudele; Sonata a 5; Fra bianchi giglie; Un di soletto 1.39 Castello Sonata XVII in ecco
1.47 Valentini Augellino , bel augellino; Caro vezzo d'amor 1.57 Castello Sonata XII, a due soprani e trombone 2.04 Valentini Quell'augellin che canta; Ecco vicine, 0 bella tigre; Tocchin le trombe La Capella Ducale, Musica Fiata Koln
2.22 Glazunov The Seasons, Op 67 (complete ballet)
3.01 Sorkocevlc Sonata in C 3.17 Moyzes Symphony No 4 in E flat, Op 38 3.58 Reqer Fantasy on the chorale Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Op 52 No 2
4.18 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 76 No 5
4.36 Tchalkovsky Andante Cantabile, Op 11
4.43 Vladlgerov Elegie d'automne, Op 15 4.50 Fauré Après un rêve 4.53 Pahor Bailiff Yerney's Prayer
5.01 Luclc Elegy 5.08 Glazunov Elegie in D flat, Op 17
5.17 Noskowskl Polonaise élégaïque, Op 22
5.20 Telemann Sonata Polonaise in A minor, TWV 42
5.27 Jarnefelt The Promised Land
5.42 Hlldegard von Blnqen Alma Redemptoris Mater; Ave Maria, 0 auctrix vite 5.53 Anon 15th-century
Florence Canto di lanzi venturieri; Canto di lanzi sonatori di rubechine; Canto di lanzi venturieri; Canto dei capi tondi; Carro delta morte 6.02 Moritz Pavan 6.06 Canteloube Brezairola (Songs of the Auvergne) 6.11 Debussy lbéria
6.33 Falla Spanish Dance No I (La vida breve)
6.37 Lavallée, arr David Passmore The Ellinger Polka, Op 8 Ghys Gavotte Louis XIII (Amaryllis) 6.43 Mozart Three Marches, K408 6.56 Forster La Pazza, KBPJ 40


Unknown: Valentini Deh
Unknown: Valentini Augellino
Unknown: Vladlgerov Elegie
Unknown: Glazunov Elegie
Unknown: Florence Canto
Unknown: Moritz Pavan
Unknown: Canteloube Brezairola
Unknown: David Passmore

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