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Culture and Belief in Europe: Wayne's World

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: Sunday Morning Concert

Tragic Overture
7.15 Dvorak
Slavonic Dances, Op 72: Nos 2, 5 and 7 BBC Scottish SO/ Alexander Rahbari
7.28 Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Kathryn Stott (piano) BBC Welsh SO/ Richard Hickox
8.02 Bach, arr Respighi Prelude and Fugue in D (BWV532)
BBC Welsh SO/ Tadaaki Otaka
8.13 Grieg
Peer Gynt: Suite No 1
BBC Scottish SO/En Shao
8.29 Debussy Lamer
BBC Welsh SO/
Alexander Rahbari


Unknown: Alexander Rahbari
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown: Alexander Rahbari

: News

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Trumpet Overture, Op
9.15 Purcell
A suite of theatre music: Trumpet Overture (The Indian Queen); Rondeau (Abdelazar); Chaconne (The Gordian Knot
Untied); Symphony and Dance (The Indian Queen)
9.24 Artist of the Week:
Sarah Walker (mezzo) Handel
Cease, ruler of the day (Hercules)
9.28 Klemperer Merry Waltz
9.37 Composer of the Week preview: Weill
Kleine Dreigroschenmusik
9.59 Ravel
Menuet antique
Mendelssohn Mitten wir im Leben sind, Op 23 No 3
10.17 Stravinsky Suite: Puldnella
10.39 Britten
Calypso;Johnny; Tell me the truth about love
(Cabaret Songs)
10.53 Vivaldi
Mandolin Concerto in D
11.05 Beethoven Overture: Coriolan
11.13 Schubert
Piano Quintet in A (D667) (Trout). Discs


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Mendelssohn Mitten

: Spirit of the Age

In the first of two programmes on Spanish music, Christopher Page talks to Jose Carlos Cabello about the performance and patronage of early music in Spain.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Jose Carlos Cabello
Producer: Kate Bolton

: News

: 20s SEASON Replay

Philip French quarries gems from the BBC Sound Archives. This week, Bertrand Russell on George Bernard Shaw.


Unknown: Bertrand Russell
Unknown: George Bernard Shaw.

: From the Proms

Budapest Festival Orchestra conductor Ivan Fischer Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
Ildiko Komlosi (mezzo) Laszlo Polgar (bass) Berlioz
Benvenuto Cellini
Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in Eflat
1.50 Interval Reading
Bartok Duke Bluebeard 's Castle


Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Piano: Ildiko Komlosi
Bass: Laszlo Polgar
Unknown: Benvenuto Cellini
Unknown: Bartok Duke Bluebeard

: Elgar

Six Promenades for wind quintet
Athena Ensemble. Disc

: Christian Blackshaw

Mozart Sonata in C (K330)
Sonata in A minor (K310) Sonata in G (K283)
Sonata in B flat (K333)


Piano: Mozart Sonata

: Debussy

BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Pierre Boulez


Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: 20s SEASON An Afternoon with Ravel

bv Roger Nichols. October, 1928:
Roland-Manuel, friend and one-time student of Ravel, visits the master to conduct an interview.
(There is an all-Ravel concert on Friday at 7.30pm)


Unknown: Roger Nichols.
Roland-Manuel: Ian Thompson
Ravel: John Church
Critics: Alan Dudley
Critics: John Samson

: Vermeer Quartet

Ligeti String Quartet No 1 Mendelssohn
String Quartet in E minor, Op 44 No 2

: Sunday Play

The Hammer
An adaptation by Jonathan Holloway of his
Red Shift Theatre Company production, a gothic thriller following the destinies of a clerk to Henry VIII , a Jacobean architect and a modern interior designer. Their paths converge and intertwine through hidden passages, maps, murder, love and obsession in the supernatural atmosphere of an old house.
Music: Adrian Johnston
Producers David Chilton and Nicholas Russell-Pavier
(An Essential production for BBC Radio 3)


Unknown: Jonathan Holloway
Unknown: Henry Viii
Music: Adrian Johnston
Producers: David Chilton
Producers: Nicholas Russell-Pavier
Frederick: Martin Jarvis
Matthew: Tim McInnerny
Simon Skinner: Bill Nighy
Colin Stockbridge: Trevor Nichols
Gregory Linton: Joseph Bennett
Michelle Robinson: Saira Todd
Elizabeth Chynworth: Deborah Findlay
Sara Carter: Melinda Walker
Lord Chynworth / William Cecil: Crawford Logan

: BBC Welsh SO

Christine Weidinger (sop) Ann Murray (mezzo)
David Maxwell-Anderson
Roderick Earle (bass) BBC Welsh Chorus conductor
Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos Haydn Symphony No in D (London)
Rossini Stabat mater


Unknown: Christine Weidinger
Unknown: Ann Murray
Tenor: David Maxwell-Anderson
Bass: Roderick Earle
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck
Unknown: Rossini Stabat

: Lydia Mordkovitch

Clifford Benson (piano) Brahms Scherzo in C minor (FAE Sonata) Messiaen
Theme and variations
Shostakovich Violin
Sonata, Op 134


Piano: Clifford Benson
Piano: Brahms Scherzo

: Music in Our Time

Continuing the Society for the Promotion of New
Music's 50th birthday celebrations,
Colin Matthews introduces a selection of choral works, old and new, with SPNM connections, including premieres by Christian Alexander ,
Robert Godman , Julian Johnson and Caroline Wilkins.
BBC Singers conductor Simon Joly
Margaret Phillips (organ)


Introduces: Colin Matthews
Unknown: Christian Alexander
Unknown: Robert Godman
Unknown: Julian Johnson
Unknown: Caroline Wilkins.
Conductor: Simon Joly
Conductor: Margaret Phillips

: News

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