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Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Ravel Alborada del Gracioso Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray Flnzi Magnificat
City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
8.00-9.00: Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 111 Andreas Haefliger (piano)
Michael Haydn Trumpet Concerto in C Crispian Steele-Perkins , the Kings Consort, conductor Robert King
9.00-10.00: Saint-Säens Allegro Appassionato, Op 43 Paul Tortelier (cello), Paris Opera Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre Dellbes Les Filles de Cadix
Nicole Cabell (soprano),
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Paul Paray
Richard Hickox
Schumann Phantasiestucke
Andreas Haefliger
Michael Haydn
Crispian Steele-Perkins
Robert King
Paul Tortelier
Georges Pretre
Nicole Cabell
Andrew Davis

Michael Berkeley talks to Liz Calder , the widely influential publishing director of Bloomsbury. She spent four years in Brazil in the mid-1960s, and for that reason one of her particular passions is the music of that country. Her choices include pieces by Villa Lobos, including the Bachianas Brasileiras
No 5; songs by Tom JobimandChico Buarque , and a tango by Astor Piazzolla , alongside works by Frederick Delius and Dmitri Shostakovich.


Michael Berkeley
Liz Calder
Songs By:
Tom Jobimandchico Buarque
Astor Piazzolla
Frederick Delius
Dmitri Shostakovich.

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a new weekly pick of listeners' requests, including music by Hindemith, Roussel and Hoist, and a very special recording of Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.
ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF 5 2YO
Phone: [number removed] (calls from a land line cost no more than 8p per min) EMAIL: radio3requests®

On the feast of Pentecost, live from Guildford Cathedral.
Introit: Listen, Sweet Dove (Grayston Ives ).
Responses: Rose. Psalm: 33 (Goss). First Lesson: Exodus 33, vv7-20.
Office Hymn: Veni Creator Spiritus (Plainsong). Canticles: Wood in E flat No 2.
Second Lesson: 2 Corinthians 3, vv4-18.
Anthem: Veni Sancte Spiritus (Patrick Gowers ). Homily: The Very Rev Victor Stock. Te Deum in G (Sumsion).
Final Hymn: 0 Thou Who Camest from Above (Hereford).
Organ voluntary: Komm, Heiliger Geist , BWV651 (Bach). Organist and master of the choristers Stephen Farr. Sub-organist David Davies.


Grayston Ives
Patrick Gowers
Victor Stock.
Heiliger Geist
Stephen Farr.
David Davies.

Live from the Barbican in London,
Andrew McGregor introduces this year's Poll Winners' Concert, hosted by Verity Sharp and Kwame Kwei-Armah .
6.05 Asia-Pacific. Music by Debashish Bhattacharya (India), a master of the Indian slide guitar.
6.40 Club Global. The sound of Gotan Project
(Argentina/France), world leaders in electrotango.
7.20 Lucy Duran rounds up events backstage. DJ Pathaan reports on the newest trends in Indian classical music. BBC World Service presenter
Juan Carlos Jaramillo presents a mini-history of the tango, and Samir Farah of the BBC Arabic Service discusses Lebanon's musical heritage.
7.40 Middle East-North Africa. Ghada Shbeir
(Lebanon) brings the 1,000-year-old Arabo-Andalusian repertory into the 21st century.
8.30 Newcomer. K'naan (Somalia), now settled in Canada, performs hip-hop that draws on his childhood experiences in the war-torn country of his birth.
9.00 DJ Rita Ray introduces a guide to African rap. French reporter Daniel Brown profiles Algerian musicians in exile, and DJ Eric Soul surveys the music of Ethiopia.
9.25 Culture Crossing. Music by Maurice el Medioni (Algeria-France), a veteran pianist specialising in the Oriental style that emerged in colonial Algeria.
10.00 Africa. Songs from Mahmoud Ahmed
(Ethiopia), long celebrated as Ethiopia's finest singer, but only now becoming known internationally.


Andrew McGregor
Verity Sharp
Kwame Kwei-Armah
Music By:
Debashish Bhattacharya
Lucy Duran
Juan Carlos Jaramillo
Samir Farah
Ghada Shbeir
Rita Ray
Daniel Brown
Eric Soul
Music By:
Maurice El Medioni
Mahmoud Ahmed

Weary with Toll
Harriet Walter and Robert Glenister read poetry and prose on a theme of work and toil from Shakespeare, Kathleen Jamie , Simon Armitage , John Clare and Carol Rumens. With music by Beethoven, Handel, Elvis Costello and Shostakovich. EMAIL:
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit music


Harriet Walter
Robert Glenister
Kathleen Jamie
Simon Armitage
John Clare
Carol Rumens.
Elvis Costello

Introduced by Susan Sharpe.
Presen Christ 1st Erstanden; Vater Unser Tham Mein Augen Sind Allzeit
Dowland Fine Knacks for Ladies; If Floods of Tears; Shall I Sue I Seeke for Grace; Clear or Cloudy Threhou Agnus Dei
Vecchl Hor Che la Piagge Ridon; Un Altra Volta; Hormai Poniamo Fine
Stockmann Veni Dilecte Mi; Vulnerasti Cor Meum Pederson First Book of Madrigals (excerpts)
Lechner The Royal Motto; The Royal Monogram; The
Fountain Musica Ficta Vocal Ensemble, director Bo Holten
2.03 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)
3.12 Stoyanov Suite No 2: Papessa Joanna
3.55 Hellendaal Cello Sonata No 7 Op 5
4.07 Handel Return, 0 God of Hosts (Samson)
4.16 Debussy Cloches a Travers les Feuilles; Et la Lune
Descend sur la Temple Qui Fut; Poissons d'Or (Images, Bk 2)
4.29 Allegri Miserere Mei Deus
4.43 Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op 59 No 3
4.54 Puccini Intermezzo: Manon Lescaut
5.00 Strauss Overture: Die Fledermaus; Tik-Tak Polka, Op 365; Csardas: Die Fledermaus
5.16 Schumann Variations on a Theme by Clara Wieck
5.24 Zelenka De Profundis
5.34 Forster Sonata a 75.39 Szymanowski The Fountain ofArethusa (Three Myths, Op 30 No 1)
5.46 Sorkocevic Symphony No 4 in F 5.53 Mllhaud La Création du Monde 6.13 Sialm La Ventira (Happiness)
6.19 Dolf The Homeland 6.23 Tchaikovsky Suite No 4 in G (Mozartiana) 6.47 Bach Violin Sonata in E minor, BWV1023


Introduced By:
Susan Sharpe.
Bo Holten
Manon Lescaut
Clara Wieck

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