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: Breakfast

Music, news and the occasional surprise, presented by Alistair Appleton.


Presented By: Alistair Appleton.

: Sunday Morning

With lain Burnside, who this week is going to tell a story. Well, several stories actually, as he looks at narratives in music. Joining him to help explore this world of musical story-telling is the novelist Patrick Gale , and together they enjoy works by Prokofiev, Liszt. Elgar and Ravel that use musical means to cast a narrative spell. EMAIL: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Patrick Gale

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley welcomes Scottish crime writer Ian Rankin , whose Inspector Rebus novels have been dramatised for TV, starring John Hannah and Ken Stott as the Edinburgh detective. Rankin came late to classical music, but now loves Bach, Mozart and Vivaldi as well as the sound of the Celtic harp and film soundtracks by Vladimir Cosma , Coleman Hawkins and Michael Nyman.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Ian Rankin
Unknown: John Hannah
Unknown: Ken Stott
Unknown: Vladimir Cosma
Unknown: Coleman Hawkins
Unknown: Michael Nyman.

: The Early Music Show

Handel's Borrowing. In today's world of music copyright, any composer who "copied" another musician's work would be condemned as a plagiarist. However, one of the most famous composers of all time frequently used musical material that was not of his own creation.
Catherine Bott explores Handel's controversial musical borrowings. Producer Sam Phillips


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Producer: Sam Phillips

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces Lennon and McCartney tweaked by Takemitsu and Purcell reimagined by Branford Marsalis , plus masterpieces by Debussy, Schubert, Puccini and Victoria. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed]. email: radio3requests@)bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Branford Marsalis

: Choral Evensong

Last Wednesday's service from Exeter
Cathedral. Introit: 0 Praise the Lord with Me (Andrew Millington). Responses: Sumsion.
Psalms: 73, 74 (Stainer, Medley, Garrett, Corfe).
First Lesson: 2 Kings, 9 vvl-16. Canticles: Howells in G. Second Lesson: Acts 27, vvl-26. Anthem: The Lord Is My Shepherd (Stanford). Hymn: Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (Lasst uns erfreuen). Organ Voluntary: Postlude in D minor (Stanford). Director of music Andrew Millington. Organist Paul Morgan.


Organist: Andrew Millington.
Organist: Paul Morgan.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson visits Glasgow for an exploration of Benjamin Britten 's Cello Symphony, including a complete performance of the work by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. conducted by Takuo Yuasa with soloist Tim Hugh. Written in 1963 for the Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich , the work has a four-movement symphonic structure, with the last two movements linked by a solo cello cadenza.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Conducted By: Takuo Yuasa
Soloist: Tim Hugh.
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich

: The Choir

Aled Jones links up with Seattle to meet members of the close-harmony group Groove for Thought, which brings together the worlds of R&B, gospel and jazz. Plus another in the series of complete masses by Joseph Haydn , his Mariazellermesse, introduced from the church in the Austrian town of Eisenstadt, with which it is closely associated.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Joseph Haydn

: Drama on 3: The Threepenny Opera

A new production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's famous 1928 "play with music", chronicling the consequences of Peachum's discovery that his daughter Polly has secretly married London's most notorious gangster Macheath ("Mack the Knife").
Manchester Chamber Choir, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor HK Gruber

(See Composer of the Week tomorrow at 12 noon)


Author: Bertolt Brecht
Author: Kurt Weill
Producer: Carrie Rooney
Producer/Director: Nadia Molinari
Macheath: Joseph Millson
Polly/Whore: Elen Rhys
Mrs Peachum/Whore: Ruth Alexander-Rubin
Mr Peachum/The Rev Kimball: Zubin Varla
Lucy/Whore: Rosalie Craig
Jenny: Ute Gfrerer
Tiger Brown: Conrad Nelson
Matt: Kevin Harvey
Jack/Beggar: Sean Oliver
Walter: Declan Wilson
Sawtooth Bob/PC Smith: Peter Edbrook
Jimmy/Filch/Policeman: Graeme Hawley
Ballad Singer: HK Gruber
Betty: Olwen May

: Words and Music

Walkers, Wanderers and Wayfarers. Works on the theme of walkers and walking, including verse and prose excerpts by Henry David Thoreau ,
Edward Thomas , WH Davies, William Wordsworth and Alfred Wainwright among others, read by Clare Higgins and Ian McDiarmid. Plus music by Musorgsky, Elgar, Richard Strauss ,
Vaughan Williams and Lou Reed. EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk For details of the music and verse heard in this programme visitbbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Henry David Thoreau
Unknown: Edward Thomas
Unknown: William Wordsworth
Unknown: Alfred Wainwright
Read By: Clare Higgins
Read By: Ian McDiarmid.
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Lou Reed.

: Jazz Line-Up

A performance by former Miles Davis bassist Ron Carter with pianist Stephen Scott , drummer Payton Crossley and percussionist Rolando Morales -
Matos, recorded at the A-Trane jazz club in Berlin's Charlottenburg. Carter came to prominence via the second great Miles Davis Quintet in the early 1960s, and has performed for the Blue Note label with Herbie Hancock , Wayne Shorter ,
Tony Williams and many others. Producer Keith Loxam


Bassist: Miles Davis
Bassist: Ron Carter
Pianist: Stephen Scott
Unknown: Payton Crossley
Unknown: Rolando Morales
Unknown: Miles Davis Quintet
Unknown: Herbie Hancock
Unknown: Wayne Shorter
Unknown: Tony Williams
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D 1.46 Sibelius Symphony No 2 2.29 Schumann Piano Sonata No I in F sharp minor, Op 11 3.01 Ravel String Quartet 3.31 Telemann Alles redetjetzt und singet 4.00 Merikanto Summer Night; Summer Idyll 4.06 Ansell Nautical Overture 4.14
Tartini Sonata No 6 (Senti /o mare) 4.20 Rodqers Suite: Victory at Sea 427 Handel Recorder Sonata in A minor, Op 1 No 4, HWV362 4.34 JC Bach Die Amerikanerin 4.46 Frumerie Pastoral Suite, Op 13b 5.01 Schubert Ballet music: Rosamunde 5.08 Arvo Part Spiegel im Spiegel
5.16 Ouantz Trio Sonata in E flat 5.24 Bach Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV229 &33 Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in E minor, OP 35, No 1 5.42 H Andriessen Variations and fugue on a theme by Kuhnau 5.56 Tubin Violin Sonata in the Phrygian Mode 6.18 Fruhling Trio for clarinet, cello and piano,
Op 40 6.45 Mozart Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat, K417

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