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: Breakfast

Alistair Appleton presents a wide range of music.


Unknown: Alistair Appleton

: Sunday Morning

With Suzy Klein , who looks at the diabolical in music in works by Tartini, Schubert and Mahler. EMAIL: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Suzy Klein

: BBC Proms 2009

The family Prom live from the Royal Albert lHall, London, presented by Sarah Walker. This is not only an excellent introduction to classical music, but also a taste of what's to come during the next few weeks.
Jennifer Pike (violin), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Tecwyn Evans
BBC Proms Family Orchestra, director Lincoln Abbotts Khachaturian Sabre Dance (Gayane) Chopin, orch
Stravinsky Waltz in E flat, Op 18 (Grande valse brillante)
Richard Rodney Bennett Lilliburlero Variations (first performance of orchestral version) Hoist A Song of the Night
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 4 in G
11.40 Twenty Minutes: The Musicians of Ingo An atmospheric Cornish tale for both adults and children by Helen Dunmore.
12.00 Collaboration The Rough Guide to the Proms Family Orchestra (first performance)
Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo capriccioso Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra


Unknown: Royal Albert
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Violin: Jennifer Pike
Conductor: Tecwyn Evans
Unknown: Stravinsky Waltz
Unknown: Helen Dunmore.

: Womad 2009

Coverage continues with a performance by the Chinese singer and two-string lute player Mamer, plus highlights of a set by the Dhoad
Gypsies of Rajasthan. Presented by Lucy Duran.


Presented By: Lucy Duran.

: Radio 3 Requests

Fiona Talkington presents listeners' favourites. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed]. email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Choral Evensong

Wednesday's service from the Parish Church of St Mary of Charity, Faversham, including the second of this year's Eton Choral Courses.
Introit: When Mary thro' the Garden Went (Stanford).
Responses: Byrd. Psalms: 30, 32, 63 (Parratt, Hurford, Bevan).
First Lesson: Zephaniah 3, vv14-20.
Office Hymn: Mary Weep Not, Weep No Longer (Tantum ergo).
Canticles: The Great Service (Parry).
Second Lesson: Mark 15, vv40-end; 16, vvl-7.
Anthem: Dum transisset sabbatum (Taverner).
Final Hymn: Jesu, Lover of My Soul (Aberystwyth).
Organ Voluntary: Nun danket alle Gott. BWV657 (Bach).


Director of Music: Ralph Allwood
Organist: Oliver Lallemant

: Discovering Music

Bach's Partita No 4 in D. Stephen Johnson is joined by pianist Leon McCawley to examine the background and workings of the fourth of Bach's six keyboard partitas in a programme that was recorded before an audience at the Manchester Piano Festival.


Unknown: D. Stephen Johnson
Pianist: Leon McCawley

: New Generation Artists

Featuring soprano Elizabeth Watts and tenor Allan Clayton performing songs by Britten and Ouilter. Quitter Love's Philosophy
Britten Early One Morning;
The Last Rose of Summer; Oliver Cromwell
Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Paul Turner (piano) Britten Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain
Allan Clayton (tenor), Angela Barnes (horn), Christopher Glynn (piano)


Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Tenor: Allan Clayton
Unknown: Oliver Cromwell
Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Soprano: Paul Turner
Tenor: Allan Clayton
Tenor: Angela Barnes
Piano: Christopher Glynn

: BBC Proms 2009

From the Royal Albert Hall , London, this
I concert concludes a weekend of events marking the 75th anniversary of the deaths of Elgar, Hoist and Delius. With Christopher Cook.
Susan Gritton (soprano), BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor David Atherton
Hoist First Choral Symphony
7.50 Twenty Minutes: Proms Literary Festival Christopher Frayling and DJ Taylor join
Rana Mitter to discuss the key cultural events of 1934.
8.10 Delius Brigg Fair
Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma) Repeated on Friday at 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Conductor: David Atherton
Unknown: Christopher Frayling
Unknown: Rana Mitter

: Sunday Feature: Simone Weil

Poet Michael Symmons Roberts examines the short life of French philosopher and mystic Simone Weil. The reader is Julia Rounthwaite. Producer Norman Winter


Unknown: Michael Symmons Roberts
Unknown: Simone Weil.
Unknown: Julia Rounthwaite.
Producer: Norman Winter

: Words and Music

Cymru Fach. In the run-up to the opening of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Ruth Madoc and Owen Teale present poetry and music inspired by Wales. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitbbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Ruth Madoc
Unknown: Owen Teale

: Womad 2009

More highlights from Charlton Park in Wiltshire. Presented live by Andrew McGregor , Charlie Gillett , Lopa Kothari and Lucy Duran.


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Charlie Gillett
Unknown: Lopa Kothari
Unknown: Lucy Duran.

: Through the Night

Ferguson Partita, Op 5a; Piano Concerto
1.50 Messiaen 0 Sacrum Convivium
1.55 Bach, attrib WF Bach Keyboard Prelude in D, BWV9251.57 Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D667 (Trout) 2.35 Purcell Ground in D minor, ZD222;
Chaconne (Dioclesian, Act 3) 2.42 CPE Bach Violin Sonata in B minor, H512 3.01 Mendelssohn Organ
Sonata in A, Op 65 No 3 3.12 Haydn Symphony No 88 in G 3.33 Ravel Violin Sonata in G 3.51 Moniuszko
String Quartet No 1 in D minor 4.07 Musorgsky, orch Rlmsky-Korsakov Dance of the Persian Slaves
4.14 Enescu Sonata torso for violin and piano
4.29 Mozart Regina coeli in C, K276
4.36 Tchaikovsky Waltz (Sleeping Beauty)
4.41 Mendelssohn, arr Rachmaninov Scherzo (A
Midsummer Night's Dream) 4.46 Alleqri Miserere met Deus 5.01 Wert Ascendente Jesu in naviculam
5.07 Bjelinski Toccata 5.11 Antonello da Caserta Dame d'onour 5.25 Mozart Piano Trio in C, K548
5.44 Forster Vanitas vanitatum 5.55 Hofmann Kaleidoskop (Charakterskizzen, Op 40)
6.00 Debussy, orch Busser Printemps
6.19 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
6.43 Telemann Trio No 6 in B minor (Essercizii Musici)
6.51 Weber Wie nahte mir der Schlummer; Leise, leise, fromme Weise (Der Freischutz, Act 2)


Unknown: Enescu Sonata
Unknown: Alleqri Miserere
Unknown: Wert Ascendente Jesu
Unknown: Forster Vanitas
Unknown: Hofmann Kaleidoskop

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