Introduced by Fiona Talkington.
With lain Burnside. Today's programme on the theme of musical siblings - in which families real and imagined all play their part - includes works by the Mozarts, Bachs,
Mendelssohns, Matthewses, a performance by the Labegues, and music featuring Castor and Pollux, and Hansel and Gretel. EMAIL: email@example.com
Michael Berkeley talks to Lebanese-born writer Hanan al-Shaykh, whose novels deal with the position of women in Muslim societies.
Al-Shaykh's new book The Locust and the Bird is the story of her mother's life. Her musical tastes range from classical pieces by Bach,
Albinoni and Schubert to American jazz, a film score by Philip Glass, and examples of music from the Middle East.
As part of a weekend of programmes exploring the impact of the Black Death on early music,
Catherine Bott introduces highlights of a concert of music inspired by the subject, performed in July by the ensemble Alia Francesca in the Chapter House of York Minster as part of the York Early Music Festival 2009. The music includes settings of Hebrew prayers, anonymous songs from the Jewish community, and sequences of instrumental and vocal music by Machaut. Producer Rebecca Bean
Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests. This week's guest is BBC Symphony Orchestra chief conductor Jiri Belohlavek.
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Last Wednesday's service from Chelmsford
Cathedral. Introit: My Soul, There is a Country (Parry). Response: Tomkins. Office Hymn:
Beyond All Mortal Praise (Marlborough Gate).
Psalms: 114,115 (Tonus peregrinus, Martin). First Lesson: 1 Kings 10, vv1-25. Canticles: Chichester Service (Walton). Second Lesson: Acts 17, vv1-15. Anthem: The Scribe (Howells). Final Hymn:
Ye That Know the Lord Is Gracious (Rustington). Anthem: Our Day of Praise Is Done (Ivor Atkins ). Organ Voluntary: March from The Birds
(Parry, arr Alcock). Director of music
Peter Nardone. Assistant organist Oliver Waterer.
At the Norfolk and Norwich Music Club,
Stephen Johnson explores the structure and background of one of Schubert's best-loved chamber pieces, the Piano Quintet in A, D667 (Trout) (1819), performed by the Gould Piano Trio with James Boy (viola) and Graham Mitchell (double bass).
Aled Jones explores the musical themes of exile and loss. He is joined by BBC Singers Garth McArthur and Rebecca Lodge for a look ahead to two major events in the choral world - Sing Hallelujah and Choir of the Year 2010.
As the London Blitz begins, a tangled tale of sexual identity unfolds in this first-ever dramatisation of Nobel Prize-winner
Patrick White 's 1979 novel. Dramatised by DJ Britton .
Producer/Director Alison Hindell
Historian Tristram Hunt explores how the British geopolitical concept the Heartland Theory influenced foreign policy thinking in Nazi Germany and Cold War America. Originated by geographer Halford Mackinder (1861-1947), it suggests that Russia and its border countries constitute a vast impregnable fortress of immense strategic importance - an idea now being rediscovered by the Russians themselves. Producer Phil Tinline
An American Landscape. Ian Barford and Jeff Perry , from Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company, perform poetry and prose inspired by the American landscape by John Steinbeck , Henry James , Robert Frost and John Ashbery. With music by Charles Ives , Woodie Guthrie , Samuel Barber and Aaron Copland. EMAIL: email@example.com
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitbbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic
Claire Martin presents a concert featuring the Ryan Quigley Big Band, recorded in June at this year's Glasgow International Jazz Festival. Former Del Amitri singer Justin Currie makes a guest appearance, and the music includes Quigley arrangements of All or Nothing at All, You Go to My Head and All the Things You Are. Producer Keith Loxam
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)
1.47 JCF Bach Cantata: Ino 2.17 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 3.01 Finzl Intimations of Immortality 3^1 Rameau Orchestral Suite from Dardanus 4.00 Beethoven Rondo in B flat, WoO 6
4.09 Sibelius Black Rose , Op 36 No I; Sigh Sedges, Sigh, Op 36 No 4; The Maiden's Tryst, Op 37 No 5;
Spring Is Flying, Op 13 No 4 4.19 Jolivet Chant de Linos
4.30 Beethoven Overture: Egmont 4.39 Rossini
Prelude, Theme and Variations in E 4.49 CPE Bach Symphony in B flat, Wql82 No 2 5.01 Spohr Fantasy, Theme and Variations on a theme by Danzi, Op 81
5.09 Durufle Quatre motets sur des themes grégoriens, Op 10 5.17 Faure Nocturne No 1 in E flat minor, Op 33 No 1 5.26 Corigliano Elegy 5.35 Vivaldi Trio Sonata in D minor, RV63 (La folia) 5.45 Bach Flute Sonata in A, BWV1032 6.00 Dukas La péri
6.22 Chopin Andante spianato and Grande polonaise