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: Breakfast

Music to start the day with Martin Handley.


Unknown: Martin Handley.

: Sunday Morning

With Suzy Klein , who cooks up a musical feast from Rossini, Schubert, Matthew Herbert , Richard Strauss and Bach. EMAIL: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Suzy Klein
Unknown: Matthew Herbert
Unknown: Richard Strauss

: BBC Proms 2009

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin 's birth, CBBC presenters
Gemma Hunt and Barney Harwood are joined by David Attenborough to host a Prom inspired by the natural world. A child-friendly Prom presented live from London's Royal Albert Hall by Sarah Walker. Improvisation: Big Bang
Britten Storm (Peter Grimes ) Leifs Hekla
John Williams Theme from Jurassic Park
James Brett Walking with Dinosaurs (excerpts)
11.40 Twenty Minutes: Beastly London
Richard Foster explores the animals of London's past.
12.00 Goldie Sine tempore
(BBC commission, first performance)
Arvo Part If Bach Had Been a Beekeeper
Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring Koechlin The Law of the Jungle
Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
John Williams Main theme from Star Wars London Philharmonic Choir, BBC Concert Orchestra, director Charles Hazlewood


Unknown: Charles Darwin
Presenters: Gemma Hunt
Presenters: Barney Harwood
Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: James Brett
Unknown: Goldie Sine
Director: Charles Hazlewood

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents a concert of organ music recorded at Stift Zwettl Abbey in Lower Austria. Ton Koopman performs solo works by Bach and Spanish composer Pablo Bruna , as well as concertos by Handel and Haydn, with orchestral accompaniment provided by Koopman's own ensemble Amsterdam Baroque. And
Catherine Bott presents the second of four features from the Young Artists Competition at the 2009 York Early Music Festival. Producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Pablo Bruna
Unknown: Catherine Bott

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' favourites. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed]. email: radio3requests8ibbc.co.uk

: Choral Evening Prayer

From Buckfast Abbey, Devon, during the 2009 Exon Singers Festival. Introit: Companions of the Lord (Philip Wilby , first performance). Responses: Plainsong. Office Hymn: Creator of the Earth and Sky (Deus creator). Psalms: 11, 12, 13 (Plainsong). First Lesson: 1 Samuel 11. Anthem: Insanae et vanae curae (Haydn). Second Lesson: Luke 22 vv39-46. Homily: the Very Rev John Clarke , Dean of Wells. Canticle: Magnificat from the Fauxbourdon Service (Jeremy Woodside , first broadcast). The Lord's Prayer (Richard Allain ).
Motet: Ave Maria (Philip Wilby ). Final Hymn: As We Remember, Lord, Thy Faithful Handmaid (Christe Sanctorum). Organ Voluntary: Con moto maestoso (Sonata No 3 in A, Op 65) (Mendelssohn). Director of music Matthew Owens. Organist Jeffrey Makinson.


Unknown: Philip Wilby
Unknown: John Clarke
Unknown: Jeremy Woodside
Unknown: Richard Allain
Unknown: Philip Wilby
Organist: Matthew Owens.
Organist: Jeffrey Makinson.

: Discovering Music

Rossini. Charles Hazlewood and the BBC
Concert Orchestra are joined by mezzo Liora Grodnikaite for an exploration of Rossini's 1813 opera buffa The Italian Girl in Algiers.


Unknown: Liora Grodnikaite

: New Generation Artists

Presented by Sarah Walker. Janacek Violin Sonata
Jennifer Pike , Tom Blach (piano)
Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life) Pavel Haas Quartet


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Jennifer Pike
Piano: Tom Blach
Unknown: Pavel Haas

: BBC Proms 2009

With Penny Gore. From the Royal Albert Hall. Simon Preston (organ), Jorg Schneider (tenor),
Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral, Trinity Boys Choir, Bach Choir , Crouch End Festival Chorus, BBC
Symphony Chorus and Orchestra/Susanna Malkki Ben Foskett From Trumpet
(BBC commission, first performance) Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Proms Literary Festival Andrew Motion talks to Matthew Sweet and introduces poems by Tennyson read by Fiona Shaw .
8.40 Berlioz Te Deum Repeated on Friday at 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: Simon Preston
Tenor: Jorg Schneider
Unknown: Bach Choir
Read By: Fiona Shaw

: Sunday Feature: Searching for Alfredin the Shadow of Tennyson

Ruth Padel goes in search of the real Alfred Lord Tennyson, investigating the man behind the image and finding out about his preoccupation with the "black blood" of his family. Contributors include poets Andrew Motion and Jo Shapcott. novelists Andrew O'Hagan and Adam Foulds , and rock musician Dani Filth. Producer Emma Kingsley


Unknown: Ruth Padel
Unknown: Alfred Lord
Unknown: Jo Shapcott.
Unknown: Andrew O'Hagan
Unknown: Adam Foulds
Musician: Dani Filth.
Producer: Emma Kingsley

: Words and Music

The Double. Janie Dee and Nicholas Farrell explore the disturbing world of ghostly doubles. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme. visit bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Janie Dee
Unknown: Nicholas Farrell

: Jazz Line-Up

Bassist Christian McBride tells Julian Joseph about his latest CD Inside Straight, which showcases a new band featuring Eric Reed (piano),
Steve Wilson (alto saxophone), Carl Allen (drums) and Warren Wolf (vibraphone). Producer Keith Loxam


Bassist: Christian McBride
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Piano: Eric Reed
Piano: Steve Wilson
Unknown: Carl Allen
Unknown: Warren Wolf
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat 1.35 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat 2.05 Pisendel Violin Sonata in C minor 2.20 Ockeqhem Intemerata Dei mater; Ave Maria 2.33 Jenner Trio in E flat 3.01 Quinault Overture and Dances (Le nouveau monde) 3.10
Mindauqas Urbaitis Lacrimosa 3.15 Eckhard Sonata in F, Op 2 No /3.30 Schubert Quintet in C, D956
421 Prokofiev Symphony No 14.35 Cabezon Duvincela Chanson-lntavolierung 4.38 Monteverdi Magnificat ll
4.49 Delius La Calinda 4.53 Zarzycki Mazurka in G, Op 26 541 Abel Symphony in B flat, Op 10 No 2 5.12 Josquin des Prez Absolve, quaesumus, Domine/Requiem aeternam 5.17 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor 5.45 Irqens-Jensen Japanischer Fruhling
6.09 Aufschnaiter Ouverture and Entrée (Serenade No 3 in G minor) 6.17 Nauss Praeludium Terti Toni 6.31 Hakanson Starboys , Op 39 6.33 Enna Klaverstykker
6.41 Novacek Perpetuum mobile 6.44 Rossi Rimanti in pace 6.51 Improvisation on Cuardame las vacas; Two Improvisations on La Folia and Passamezzo moderno


Unknown: Jenner Trio
Unknown: Mindauqas Urbaitis Lacrimosa
Unknown: Eckhard Sonata
Unknown: Cabezon Duvincela
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Unknown: Aufschnaiter Ouverture
Unknown: Hakanson Starboys
Unknown: Novacek Perpetuum
Unknown: Rossi Rimanti

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