An all-British edition to launch Fairest Isle, presented by Paul Guinery.
Cibell in C (Z768)
Blow Chaconne in G
7.09 Byrd Fantasia in A minor for organ
7.19 Keller Sonata No 1 in D
7.25 Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
7.45 Purcell Unto Thee will lcry(Z63)
8.00 The Great Thanksgiving
8.35 Murrill Carillon
8.40 Purcell / will give thanks unto the Lord (Z21) Producer Piers Burton-Page
with Radio 3 Controller
Walton Coronation Te Deum
Three English Dances
9.28 Matthew Locke Suite for the Royal Wind music of King James I
9.33 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Overture: Di Ballo
10.16 Boyce Symphony No 1 (Ode to the New Year)
10.24 Hoist Hymn of Jesus
To be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water
11.00 Tippett Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles
11.19 Composers of the Eton Choirbook
Anon Ah, My Dear, Ah My Dear Son!
11.25 Judith Weir Airs from
Producer Edward Blakeman Discs
Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm
In a year-long series, lain Burnside explores every corner of this Fairest Isle to compile his own scrapbook of British songs covering seven centuries, from Tallis to Tippett, Blow to Birtwistle, Vaughan Williams to
Victoria Wood, and Coward to Costello.
Today he maps out his route for the marathon journey. Producer Adam Gatehouse
Sumer is i-cumen In
In the first of a 12-part monthly series building up a history of British music, Roderick Swanston digs into our musical past to present a picture of monks and minstrels worshipping and wassailing all the way to the end of the Hundred
Producer David Gallagher
The inaugural concert of Fairest Isle was recorded at
Kensington Palace in November in the presence of HRH the Prince of Wales.
The programme was devised as an introduction to the work of Henry Purcell whose complete works can be heard throughout 1995 on Radio 3.
Purcell Welcome to all the pleasures (Ode for Saint
Cecilia's Day); Trio Sonata No 7 in C; If music be the food of love; Pavan a 3 No 3 in A; Fairest Isle (King
Arthur); Sound the trumpet; Raise the voice; In vain the am 'rous flute; Catch: Of all the instruments that are;
Pastoral excerpts (Dido and Aeneas)
Taverner Consort and Players/Andrew Parrott Producer Graham Dixon
Andrew Davis Ireland The Forgotten Rite Rawsthome
Tippett Concerto for orchestra
Four hundred years of fantasias, from Byrd to
Britten, from viol to viola.
by Vaughan Williams
Christopher Good (reader) lona Brown (violin)
Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner Rpt
from the Banqueting House, Whitehall, introduced by Nicholas Kenyon.
Purcell Overture to Act 3
(The Indian Queen); Be welcome then, great Sir; Oh, how blest is the isle;
Chaconne (The Duke of Gloucester's Ode); Music for a while; Oh, fair Cedaria; Welcome, welcome glorious morn (Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary)
King's Consort/Robert King
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC2
by Gustav Holst , from the 1973 Proms.
London Choral Society, BBC SO/Adrian Boult
Henry Purcell 's "semi-opera" of 1692, based on Shakespeare's A
Midsummer Night's Dream, is a ravishing concoction of love, lunacy and magical transformations.
...KATHRYN HUNT. SUSAN JEFFREY
Music performed by the London Classical Players and the Schutz Choir of London, with soloists
Lorraine Hunt , Catherine Pierard , Susan Bickley , Howard Crook ,
Mark Padmore , David Wilson -Johnson and Richard
Wistreich/Roger Norrington Acts 1-3
8.55 Scenes and Machines
Roger Savage discusses the visual aspects of Purcell's The Fairy Queen.
9.05 Acts 4 and 5 Director Nigel Bryant. Produced in association with EMI Classics
Robert Ziegler presents new British works from last
November's Oxford Festival of Contemporary Music, including a first broadcast for Martin Butler 's tape piece Night Machines, and Shaking the Sky, a substantial new work for ten players by Philip Cashian. Producer Philip Tagney
conductor Simon Joly
Tallis Gaude gloriosa dei mater
Ferneyhough Missa Brevis Carver Gaude flore virginali Dillon Viriditas (BBC commission)