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: Breakfast

With Martin Handley.


Unknown: Martin Handley.

: Sunday Morning

With lain Burnside, who introduces a programme devoted to outsiders, featuring works by Brahms, Britten, Harry Partch and Beethoven. His guest is pianist Andras Schiff. EMAIL: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Harry Partch
Pianist: Andras Schiff.

: Private Passions

Rheumatologist Dr Christopher Wynn Parry , who specialises in upper limb problems developed by performing musicians, joins Michael Berkeley. His choices include vocal music by Byrd, Monteverdi and Machaut, a keyboard Partita by Bach, a Mozart wind serenade, Handel's Music for the Royal
Fireworks and Stravinsky's ballet Apollon musagete.


Unknown: Dr Christopher Wynn Parry
Unknown: Michael Berkeley.

: The Early Music Show

A programme celebrating the 30th anniversary of Les Arts Florissants and their founder-director William Christie, who have been largely responsible for the revival of 17th-century French repertoire in France. Catherine Bott speaks to soprano Sophie Daneman about her close associations with the ensemble, and plays a selection of their acclaimed recordings.


Presenter: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Sophie Daneman
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Radio 3 Requests

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' requests for music by Donizetti, Finzi and Dvorak. This week's guest is trombonist/composer Christian Lindberg. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests. BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed] email: radio3requests@ibbc.co.uk


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Christian Lindberg.

: Choral Vespers

Another chance to hear Wednesday's service for the Feast of St Francis, from San Rufino Cathedral, Assisi. Sung by the Royal School of Church Music Millennium Youth Choir. Introit: Laudans exsultet gaudio (Giovanni Croce ).
Response: Deus in adjutorium (Giovanni Croce ). Office Hymn: With All the Poor on Earth
(Mode viii). Psalm: 104 (Plainsong). First Lesson: Galatians 6, vv14-18. Motet: 0 bone Jesu
(Baldassare Donato ). Second Lesson: Luke 12, vv22-34. Homily: Bishop Domenico Sorrentino of Assisi. Magnificat (Giovanni Rigatti ). Motets:
Adoramus te (Claudio Merulo ); Lauda alia Vergine Maria (Verdi). Final Hymn: All Creatures of Our God and King (Lasst uns erfreuen). Organ
Voluntary: Toccata Sesta (Frescobaldi). Director of music David Ogden. Organist Daniel Moultt.


Unknown: Giovanni Croce
Unknown: Giovanni Croce
Unknown: Baldassare Donato
Unknown: Domenico Sorrentino
Unknown: Giovanni Rigatti
Unknown: Claudio Merulo
Unknown: Vergine Maria
Organist: David Ogden.
Organist: Daniel Moultt.

: Discovering Music

Malcolm Arnold 's posthumous reputation is as a composer of light and superficial music but, in his Fifth Symphony, Charles Hazlewood discovers a work full of irony, conflict and, above all, anguish. He also looks at Arnold's views on social music-making. With the BBC Concert Orchestra and featuring archive interviews with the composer.


Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Unknown: Charles Hazlewood

: The Choir

Aled Jones introduces a performance of Haydn's Mass in E flat, H XXII 4 (Great Organ Mass) given at Eisenstadt and talks to composer Matthew Whittall.


Introduces: Aled Jones
Unknown: Matthew Whittall.

: Drama on 3: Becket

It's 1173, and Norman King of England Henry II does penance for the murder of his one-time friend and former chancellor, Archbishop Thomas Becket. Plantagenet power has triumphed over the independence of the clergy - but at what personal cost? By Jean Anouilh, translated by Lucienne Hill and starring Toby Stephens and David Morrissey.


Author: Jean Anouilh
Translated by: Lucienne Hill
Producer: Nicolas Soames
Director: Roy McMillan
Henry II: Toby Stephens
Becket: David Morrissey
Oueen Mother: Sara Kestelman
Archbishop: Adrian Lukis
London: Jonathan Keeble
Oxford: Terence Wilton
York/Pope: Mark Perry
Saxon man/Cardinal: Jonathan Oliver
Little monk: Steven Kynman
Young Queen: Teresa Gallagher
Gwendolen: Rachel Issac

: Sunday Feature: Ideas - the BritishVersion

2/3. The Separation of Powers. As a new
Supreme Court opens in the UK, Tristram Hunt explores the ideas behind it, beginning with the doctrine of French Enlightenment thinker Montesquieu, who observed the British constitutional system in the 18th century and saw it as a way of keeping tyranny at bay. He also discovers how the doctrine is embodied in the layout of Capitol Hill in Washington DC, and finally returns to the new Supreme Court in London to discuss whether it is in fact a 300-year-old British idea returning home. Producer Neil McCarthy


Unknown: Tristram Hunt
Producer: Neil McCarthy

: Words and Music

Feasting with Panthers. A selection of words and music on the theme of gay love. Douglas Hodge and Helen McCrory read poetry and prose by WH Auden, Emily Dickinson , Walt Whitman , Shakespeare, AE Housman and Sappho among others, with music by Szymanowski, Britten and Tchaikovsky. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme visit bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Douglas Hodge
Unknown: Helen McCrory
Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Unknown: Walt Whitman

: Jazz Line-Up

An interview with guitarist John Etheridge , who has performed with John Williams ,
Yehudi Menuhin and Dizzie Gillespie. With Claire Martin. Producer Keith Loxam


Guitarist: John Etheridge
Unknown: John Williams
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Dizzie Gillespie.
Unknown: Claire Martin.
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Dvorak Romance in F minor, Op 11; Sonatina in C, Op 100: Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op 46 No 21.39
Zelenka Capriccio in F, ZWV184 (1718) 1.55 Michna z Otradovic Dixit Dominus ; Laudate pueri Dominum; Magnificat
(Officium Vespertinum) 2.05 Neruda Trumpet Concerto in E flat 2.21 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op 72 No 2; Symphony No 3 in E flat 3.01 Ranta Finnish Folk Dances 3.10 Bruch Scottish Fantasy 3.40 Vauqhan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs 3.47 Beethoven
Duet in E flat (Eyeglass) 3.56 Sterkel Duet No 2 for two violas 4.06 Schenck Viola da Gamba Sonata in D, Op 9 No 14.20 Kozeluch Pastorale in G 4.25 Huyqens
Pathodia sacra et profana (excerpt) 4.34 Lolli Sonata in B flat (Allegro) 4.37 Respiqhl Trittico Botticelliano
5.01 Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia 5.08 Mozart Piano Sonata in A, K331 (Alia Turca) 5.29 Hoist Beni Mora 5.45 Rore Da le belle contrade d'oriente; Da
I'estrem'orizonte; Se com'il biondo crin de la mia Filli;
Amor, che t'ho fatt'io 5.57 Meijering La vengeance d'une femme 6jO4 Maktere Sinfonia a 4 in F 6.17 Diepenbrock Ecoutez la chanson bien douce; Clair de tune 6.25 Brahms Schicksalslied , Op 54 6.41 Bella Fate and the Ideal


Unknown: Zelenka Capriccio
Unknown: Otradovic Dixit Dominus
Unknown: Diepenbrock Ecoutez
Unknown: Brahms Schicksalslied
Unknown: Bella Fate

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