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: Breakfast

Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Sunday Morning

With lain Burnside, who celebrates the rich tradition of brilliant youngsters in music.

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is actor, stand-up and musician Bill Bailey , who has appeared across the UK with his idiosyncratic introductions to musical instruments and genres.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Musician: Bill Bailey

: The Early Music Show

Renaissance Swansongs. Catherine Bott introduces highlights of a concert given by Stile Antico as part of the 2009 York Early Music
Festival. Featuring Renaissance swansongs and memorials, with works by Gombert, Alonso Lobo and John Sheppard. Producer Rebecca Bean


Introduces: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Stile Antico
Unknown: Alonso Lobo
Unknown: John Sheppard.

: Radio 3 Requests

Including an unusual concerto and a cantata by John Ireland. Presented by Fiona Talkington. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests. BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
Phone: [number removed]. email: radio3requestsSibbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Ireland.
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: A Service for Advent with Carols

From the Chapel of St John's College,
Cambridge. Advent Prose: Laetentur coeli
(Lassus). Processional Hymn: 0 Come, 0 Come, Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel) (desc: Hill). Bidding Prayer. Carol: A Tender Shoot (Goldschmidt).
I: The Message of Advent. Sentence and Collect.
Antiphons: 0 Sapientia and 0 Adonai. First Lesson: Isaiah 11, w1-5. Carol: Adam Lay Ibounden (Swayne) (commissioned for this service). Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5, vv1-11. Motet: Vigilate (Byrd). //: The Word of God. Sentence and Collect.
Antiphons: 0 Radix Jesse; 0 Clavis David. Carol:
Out of Your Sleep (Milner). Third Lesson: Micah 4, vv1-4. Carol: Telling (Finnissy). Fourth Lesson:
Luke 4, vv14-21. Hymn: Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus (Cross of Jesus) (desc: Robinson). III: The Prophetic Call. Sentence and Collect. Antiphons: 0 Oriens and 0 Rex Gentium. Carol: This Have I Done for My True Love (Hoist). Fifth Lesson:
Malachi 3, vvl-7. Carol: There Is No Rose (Joubert). Sixth Lesson: Matthew 3, vv1-11. Hymn: On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry (Winchester New) (desc: Robinson). IV: The Christ-Bearer. Sentence and Collect. Antiphon: 0 Emmanuel. Carol: Bogoroditse Djevo (Part). Seventh Lesson: Luke 1, vv39-49.
Magnificat: Sumsion in G. Eighth Lesson: John 3, vv1-8 Sentence and Christmas Collect. Carol: Benedicamus Domino (Warlock). Hymn: Lo! He
Comes with Clouds Descending (Helmsley) (desc: Robinson). College Prayer and Blessing. Organ Voluntary: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV645 (Bach). Director of music Andrew Nethsingha. Senior organ student Timothy Ravalde. Producer Clair Jaquiss


Unknown: Clavis David.
Music: Andrew Nethsingha.
Unknown: Timothy Ravalde.
Producer: Clair Jaquiss

: Discovering Music

Peter Maxwell Davies explores his orchestral tone poem A Reel of Seven Fishermen, helped by Stephen Johnson and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.


Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: The Choir

Aled Jones talks to Handel expert
Laurence Cummings about English National Opera's new staged production of Messiah. Plus a report from Andrew Robertson on this year's Royal National Mod (Scotland's biggest Gaelic Festival), and an update on the BBC's Sing Hallelujah project. Producer Johannah Smith


Talks: Aled Jones
Unknown: Laurence Cummings
Unknown: Andrew Robertson
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Drama on 3: The Changeling

By Thomas Middleton and William Rowley.
A new radio production of the Jacobean classic set in Alicante, Spain, updated to the 1920s. Beatrice-Joanna is due to marry Alonzo de Piracquo, until she falls in love with Alsemero, and seeks the help of her father's servant, De Flores.


Author: Thomas Middleton
Author: William Rowley.
Producer: Jeremy Mortimer
Beatrice-Joanna: Anna Madeley
De Flores: Zubin Varla
Vermandero: Nicky Henson
Tomazo de Piracquo: Alex Hassell
Alonzo de Piracquo: Alex Blake
Alsemero: Simon Muller
Jasperino: Nigel Hastings
Diaphanta: Liz Richardson
Isabella: Catherine Bailey
Alibius: Philip Fox
Lollio: Stephen Hogan
Antonio: Piers Wehner
Franciscus: Joseph Cohen-Cole
Pedro: Rhys Jennings

: Sunday Feature: The Good Old Days?

Singer/songwriter Billy Bragg investigates
Victorian music hall - Britain's first pop culture - uncovering the surprisingly modern wit and irreverence behind our original urban folk music. The programme includes a specially recorded performance given by Billy Bragg in the historic Hoxton Hall in east London. Producer Adam Lively


Songwriter: Billy Bragg
Unknown: Billy Bragg

: Words and Music

The Metaphysical Soul. Derek Jacobi and Anna Massey read verse by TS Eliot and the metaphysical poets, with music by Mahler, Takemitsu, Britten, Byrd and Beethoven.
Producer Clive Portbury EMAIL: wordsandmusic@bbc.co.uk For details of the music and verse heard in this programme visitbbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Ts Eliot
Producer: Clive Portbury

: Jazz Line-Up

Featuring an interview with vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson , plus music by pianist Tom Gibbs and his New Generation Trio. With Claire Martin. Producer Keith Loxam


Unknown: Bobby Hutcherson
Pianist: Tom Gibbs
Unknown: Claire Martin.
Producer: Keith Loxam

: Through the Night

Debussy Violin Sonata Messiaen Theme et variations Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 2, Op 94a Massenet, arr Marsick Méditation (Thais) 1.54 Mozart Davidde
Penitente, K469 2.42 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat, BWV1051 3.01 Stobaeus Du bist meine Zuversicht 3.04 Eccard Wedding Song
3.08 Naumann Harpsichord Concerto in B flat
3.23 Dobrzynski String Quartet No I in E minor, Op 7
3.53 Scriabin Fantasy in A minor for two pianos
3.58 Rachmaninov Italian Polka 4.01 Sibelius
Luonnotar, Op 70 4.09 Kuula South Ostrobothnian
Suite No 2 4.33 Gilson Suite Nocturne, d'apres Aloysius Bertrand 4.49 Mosonyl Festival Music 5.01 Svendsen Festival Polonaise, Op 12 5.10 Strauss Ewig einsam/
Wenn du einst die Gauen (Guntram) 5.23 Anon c1590 Four Dutch Psalm Tunes 5.30 Sweelinck Six Variations on a Folk Melody 5.38 Kunileld My Fatherland, You Are My Love; Until I Die 5.45 Stoyanov Violin Concerto in F minor 6.06 Haydn Keyboard Sonata in C, H XVI 35
6.18 Vladiqerov Improvisation and Toccata, Op 36
6.31 Schumann Introduction and Allegro appassionato, Op 92 6.48 Handel Ballet Music: Terpsichore

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