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: Breakfast

Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Sunday Morning

David Owen Norris examines the art of the arranger and transcriber, and wonders whether hearing music dressed in alternative colours yields unexpected dividends. With music by Vivaldi/Bach, Chopin/Godowsky and Wagner/Stokowski, among others. David's guest is violinist Wiebke Thormalen.


Unknown: David Owen Norris

: Private Passions

Today Michael Berkeley meets the British jazz pianist Jason Rebello. He trained as a classical pianist and his choices include include
Ivo Pogorelich playing Ravel, Alfred Brendel playing Beethoven, Keith Jarrett improvising on Over the Rainbow, and works by Duruf and Bartok.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Pianist: Jason Rebello.
Unknown: Ivo Pogorelich
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Keith Jarrett

: The Early Music Show

Handel the Gourmand. Lucie Skeaping talks to the cook Clarissa Dickson Wright about
Handel's well-documented love of food. From the famous London chop houses and al fresco picnics along the Thames to new spices and curries, Lucie and Clarissa explore the eating and drinking habits in Handel's day.


Unknown: Clarissa Dickson Wright

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents this week's listeners' choices, including excerpts from Mozart's Great Mass in C minor, Beethoven's Violin Sonata in A (Kreutzer) and D'lndy's Symphony No 2. Plus music by Grainger, Hahn and Hummel, and soprano Josephine Barstow singing Verdi.
Cellist and composer Philip Sheppard introduces a work by Michael Tippett that influenced his life: the Fantasia concertante on a theme ofCorelli. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed]. email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk


Soprano: Josephine Barstow
Introduces: Philip Sheppard
Unknown: Michael Tippett

: Choral Evensong

Last Wednesday's service from Chichester Cathedral. Introit: Thou Knowest , Lord, the Secrets of Our Hearts (Purcell). Responses: Byrd. Office Hymn: 0 Day of God, Draw Nigh (St
Michael). Psalms: 59, 60, 61 (Garrett, Crossthwaite, MacPherson, Armes, Wesley, Hylton-Stewart). First Lesson: Micah 4, vv1-7. Canticles: Daniel Purcell in E minor. Second Lesson: Matthew 5, vv1-12. Anthem: Lord, Let Me Know Mine End (Greene). Final Hymn: All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael). Organ Voluntary: Master
Tallis's Testament (Howells). Organist and Master of the Choristers Sarah Baidock. Assistant organist Mark Wardell.


Unknown: Thou Knowest
Unknown: Daniel Purcell
Unknown: Sarah Baidock.
Organist: Mark Wardell.

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson explores Stravinsky's Firebird suite (1945), starting with a look at the Overture on Russian Themes, composed by one of Stravinsky's musical father figures, Rimsky-Korsakov. Recorded in Glasgow's City Halls, the programme features extracts and complete versions of both works performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Takuo Yuasa.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Takuo Yuasa.

: The Choir

L Aled Jones presents coverage of the final of the biennial Let the Peoples Sing choral contest, held on 18 October in Oslo. see side panel


Unknown: Aled Jones

: Drama on 3: In the Absence of Geoff

Who wouldn't want a genuine second chance in life? Geoff is in his 40s and facing ruin: his small business is about to collapse, his marriage is failing and his child hates him. So he fakes total amnesia. A comedy about love, loss and identity by award-winning writer Charlotte Jones.



Writer: Charlotte Jones
Director: Claire Grove
Geoff: Adam Godley
Dawn: Amanda Lawrence
Lauren: Lizzy Watts
Stacey: Grainne Dromgoole
Instructor: Jonathan Tafler
WPC: Donnla Hughes
Journalist: Dan Starkey
Doctor: Gunnar Cauthery
Clifford: Malcolm Tierney

: Sunday Feature: Movie Nights in Moscow

Rana Mitter travels to Moscow to meet the heirs of film visionaries Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948) and Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986) and explore new Russian cinema and the new Russia in the wake of the fail of communism. Directors Karen Shakhnazarov , Vasily Sigarev and Alexey Popogrebsky are among those Rana meets in the cinemas and cafes of Moscow. At the historic Most ilm studios, and visiting film screenings and festivals, Rana asks how Russia is changing, how the past is being repackaged and what Russian politicians, producers and punters would most like to see on a night out at the movies. Producer Julia Johnson


Unknown: Rana Mitter
Unknown: Sergei Eisenstein
Unknown: Andrei Tarkovsky
Directors: Karen Shakhnazarov
Directors: Vasily Sigarev
Directors: Alexey Popogrebsky
Producer: Julia Johnson

: Words and Music

Paul McGann and Kirsty Besterman read works on the theme of solitude by Alexandre Dumas , William Wordsworth , Philip Larkin ,
Emily Dickinson and Maya Angelou , with music by Bach, Delius, Strauss, Scriabin and Thelonious Monk.
Producer Georgie Robinson EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uli For details of the music and verse heard in this programme visitbbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Paul McGann
Unknown: Kirsty Besterman
Unknown: Alexandre Dumas
Unknown: William Wordsworth
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Unknown: Maya Angelou
Producer: Georgie Robinson

: Jazz Line-Up

Presented by Claire Martin from the BBC Radio
Theatre, as part of this year's London Jazz Festival. Featuring singer Sheila Jordan with Scottish pianist Brian Kellock , Polish pianist Pawel Kaczmarczyk and his Quartet, and special guest Kurt Elling , who launches his new album. Plus a sneak preview with star saxophonist Ernie Watts. Producer Keith Loxam


Presented By: Claire Martin
Singer: Sheila Jordan
Pianist: Brian Kellock
Pianist: Pawel Kaczmarczyk
Unknown: Kurt Elling
Unknown: Ernie Watts.
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Puccini La bohème (concert version) 2.54 Anon
Pastorella in D; Aria in D 3.01 Ravel String Quartet in F
3.29 Bach Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564
3.45 Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364 4.15 Kuhlau Piano Sonata in F, Op 52 No 1 4.26 Brian Eno, arr Wolfe Music for Airports 112 4.38 Brahms Intermezzo in A, Op 118 No 2 4.44 Mokranjac Fifteenth Song-Wreath (Songs from Macedonia) 4.52 lbert Trois pieces breves
5.01 Trad Swedish Oh Varmeland, So Beautiful 5.05
Sven-Oavid Sandstrom A New Heaven and a New Earth
5.14 Mozart Rondo in B flat, K269 5.21 Stanley Organ Concerto in C minor 5.32 CPE Bach Sonata in A minor, Wq491 5.47 Saint-Saens, arr R Kluqescheid My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice (Samson and Delilah) 5.51 Liszt Les preludes 6.09 Rachmaninov Rhapsody' on a theme of Paganini, Op 43 6.33 Franc.aix Variations on a Theme by Haydn 6.45 Beethoven Five Scottish and Irish Folk Songs

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