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: Sacred and Profane

Presented by Penny Gore . Including today at 7.05
Victoria Dixit Dominus and 8.35 Bax Mater Ora Filium sung by Cambridge University Chamber Choir, conductor Richard Marlow ; more from Peter Hurford 's
BBC Bach organ survey, including at 8.45 Trio
Sonata No 3 in D minor (BWV527); and at 7.50 Beethoven Piano
Concerto No 4 in G
Jon Kimura Parker (piano) BBC Philharmonic/Van Pascal Tortelier


Presented By: Penny Gore
Unknown: Victoria Dixit Dominus
Unknown: Bax Mater Ora
Conductor: Richard Marlow
Unknown: Peter Hurford
Piano: Jon Kimura Parker
Unknown: Pascal Tortelier

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Brahms Academic
Festival Overture
9.13 Artist of the Week:
Corydon Singers
Vaughan Williams Antiphon: Let all the World
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Matthew Best
9.17 Composer of the Week: Thomas Arne
Concerto No 4 in B flat
9.29 Rachmaninov Thème
Russe (Six Pieces, Op 11)
9.34 Rabaud
Divertissement on Russian Songs
9.48 Mendelssohn Ave
9.56 Saint-Saens
10.02 Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzonas XV and XVI
10.10 Shostakovich Piano
Concerto No 2
10.30 Bruckner Ave Maria
10.35 Alec Templeton Bach Goes to Town
10.39 Bach Orchestral
Suite No 1 in C(BWV 1066)
11.00 Trad, arr Ireland The Three Ravens
11.04 Grieg Two Melodies
11.13 Reicha Wind
Quintet in E flat
11.30 Vaughan Williams Symphony No 2 (A
London Symphony). Discs


Unknown: Thomas Arne
Unknown: Giovanni Gabrieli
Unknown: Alec Templeton

: Music Matters

: News

: The Sunday Concert

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Kurt Nikkanen (violin) James MacMillan
Sinfonietta (first broadcast)
Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor; Symphony No2inD


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Violin: Kurt Nikkanen
Violin: James MacMillan

: Purcell - Sonatas in Four Parts

Sonatas: No 2 in E flat; No 3 in A minor
Catherine Mackintosh and Monica Huggett (violins)
Christophe Coin (bass viol) Christopher Hogwood (organ/spinet)


Unknown: Catherine MacKintosh
Violins: Monica Huggett
Bass: Christophe Coin
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood

: Young Artists' Forum

I In June, over soloists and ensembles took part in Radio 3's new recital series for young performers, produced in association with The Sunday Times. Of these, 18 have been chosen to perform in concerts at the National
Portrait Gallery this autumn. The first programme in the series features
Steven Osborne (piano) who plays music by Debussy, Liszt and Messiaen; the London Cantilena
Quintet, who perform wind quintets by Danzi and Samuel Barber ; and the violin and piano duo Priya Mitchell and Rebecca Holt who play Franck's violin Sonata.
Introduced by Joanna MacGregor , who also looks at some of the issues facing young musicians at the start of their careers. Producer Nigel Wilkinson


Piano: Steven Osborne
Piano: Samuel Barber
Unknown: Priya Mitchell
Unknown: Rebecca Holt
Introduced By: Joanna MacGregor
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: Chants of Russia

A service to commemorate the departed, sung in early Russian chant by the Moscow Orthodox Church
Male Choir during their recent visit to England with their director
Anatoly Grindenko. Recorded at the Russian Orthodox Cathedral in London, the celebrant was Father Michael Fortunatto. Producer Graham Dixon


Unknown: Anatoly Grindenko.
Unknown: Father Michael Fortunatto.
Producer: Graham Dixon

: Purcell - Sonatas in Four Parts

Sonatas: No 4 in D minor; No 5 in G minor
Catherine Mackintosh and Monica Huggett (violins)
Christophe Coin (bass viol)
Christopher Hogwood (organ) Discs


Unknown: Catherine MacKintosh
Violins: Monica Huggett
Bass: Christophe Coin
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood

: Making Waves

A major Ben Nicholson retrospective at the Tate
Gallery and a discussion on how we value works of art.
Also, a taped diary of the film-maker, Peter Greenaway.
Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Ben Nicholson
Unknown: Peter Greenaway.
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: GATE SEASON Sunday Play: Damned for Despair

by Tirso de Molina , translated by Lawrence Boswell.
Paulo is a sanctimonious hermit; Enrico is a murdering gangster. The two men are thrown together and their destinies become strangely linked.
Music by Stephen Warbeck Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Tirso de Molina
Translated By: Lawrence Boswell.
Music By: Stephen Warbeck
Director: Kate Rowland
Paulo: Timothy Walker
Enrico: Lorcan Cranitch
Pedrisco: Mark Sproston
Devil: Simon Gregor
Galvan: Mark Spalding
AnaretolAlbano: John Branwell
Ceka: Matilda Ziegler
OctaviolCherinos: Malcolm Raeburn
UzardojEscalante: Peter Rylands
Shepherd boy: Ian Taylor
Governor/Judge: David Fleeshman
Lxdora: Ayshe Owens

: Music in Our Time

Ben Watson introduces music from an international quartet of improvisers and two New York composer-performers recorded at the London Musicians
Collective's Festival of Experimental Music last May. Improvisations by Dorothea Schurch (vocals), Stevie Wishart (hurdygurdy), Jim Denley (flute) and Matthew Hutchinson
Elliott Sharp Digital Shapeshifters Smith Quartet
Improvisations by Elliott Sharp (electric guitar) and Zeena Parkins (electric harp).


Introduces: Ben Watson
Unknown: Dorothea Schurch
Unknown: Stevie Wishart
Flute: Jim Denley
Flute: Matthew Hutchinson
Unknown: Elliott Sharp
Unknown: Zeena Parkins

: Choir Works

George Guest presents a recording of a concert given last Tuesday in Westminster Cathedral that included a newly discovered Berlioz Mass. He also talks to music historian David Chariton
about the importance of the work, and how Berlioz later re-used parts of the Mass in his Te Deum.
Berlioz Messe Solennelle
Verdi Four Sacred Pieces
Donna Brown (soprano) Jean-Luc Viala (tenor)
Gilles Cachemaille (bass) Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra/John Eliot Gardiner Berlioz Te Deum
Philip Langridge (tenor) Wayne Marshall (organ) BBC Singers, London
Choral Society, Southend
Boys' Choir, Southend High School Choir/David Atherton (Concert given in association with British Telecommunications pic)


Unknown: David Chariton
Soprano: Donna Brown
Tenor: Jean-Luc Viala
Bass: Gilles Cachemaille

: News

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