Paul Guinery presents
Radio 3's Sunday morning sequence, including a setting of the Mass for
Easter newly recorded by the BBC Singers.
Vaughan Williams 0 Clap Your Hands
Choir of New College, Oxford, conductor
7.05 Brahms Serenade
Michael Tilson Thomas
7.40 Bortklewicz Seven
Preludes, Op 40
Pierre Huybregts (piano)
7.55 Koechlln Song of the Resurrection, Op 179 No 2 London Gabrieli Brass
8.00 Gombert Easter Mass
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holton
8.40 Bach Toccata ,
Adagio and Fugue in C (BWV564)
Peter Hurford (organ) Producer Piers Burton-Page
Bach Sinfonia; Adagio; Aria (Easter Oratorio) Werner Krenn (tenor) Tom Krause (bass)
Stuttgart CO, conductor Karl Munchinger
9.18 Sibelius Andante
9.23 Slndlng Rustle of Spring
John Ogdon (piano)
9.26 Artists of the Week: Bournemouth Orchestras
Elgar Three Bavarian Dances
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/ Norman Del Mar
9.39 Composer of the Week: Schubert Impromptu in A flat (D899 No 4) Daniel Adni (piano)
9.46 Weber Overture; March (Turandot)
9.53 Hindemith Turandot
Metamorphosis of themes by Weber)
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
10.00 Bach Organ Sonata No 2 in C minor
Simon Preston (organ)
10.12 Gershwin Suite:
Porgy and Bess
Mozart Divertimento in D (K136) Stuttgart Chamber
10.49 Palmgren Piano Concerto No 4 (April)
Juhani Lagerspetz (piano) Turku Philharmonic
11.08 Anon Dum pater familias (Pilgrimage to Santiago)
New London Consort/Pickett
11.14 Dvorak Psalm 149
Prague Philharmonic Choir Czech Philharmonic
11.28 Schoenberg Three Cabaret Songs
Jessye Norman (soprano) Metropolitan Opera
11.36 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring) New Philharmonia
Producer Edward Blakeman , Discs
A concert from the Bournemouth orchestras' centenary season, including the first performance of a Robin Holloway piece commissioned for the occasion, and introduced by the composer.
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/ Tamas Vasary (piano)
Mozart Piano Concerto
No 12 in A (K414)
Holloway Third Idyll: Frost at Midnight
1.55 During the interval,
Seona Pritchard , Education and Community Musician with the Bournemouth orchestras, talks to Edward Biakeman about their most recent outreach project.
2.00 Lars-Erik Larsson Pastoral Suite, Op 19
Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)
(Given last month in the Wessex
Richard McMahon (piano) Beethoven Eleven Bagatelles, Op 119
Daniel Jones Bagatelles: Set 3
Beethoven Six Bagatelles, Op 126
BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Alexander Lazarev
Dmitri Alexeev (piano)
Kanchell Wingless (first UK performance)
Medtner Piano Concerto
No 1 in C minor
Shostakovich Symphony No 1 in F minor
(Given last month in the Barbican Hall, London)
Humphrey Carpenter rounds up the week past and looks to the week ahead in the arts.
Producer Razia Iqbal
Schulhoff String Quartet Nol
Schubert String Quartet in D minor (Death and the Maiden) (D810)
Tom Stoppard 's comedy of ideas was first performed at the Royal National Theatre in April last year. This radio production, first broadcast last Christmas, was described by the Financial Times as "the radio drama event of the decade".
In a room of a country house in Derbyshire in April 1809, sits Lady Thomasina Coverly and her tutor, Septimus Hodge. In the same room 180 years later an academic investigation is under way.
Original music by Jeremy Sams Director David Benedictus (Rptj
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Captain Edward Brice:
Brian Wright introduces Sir Thomas Beecham 's 1959 recording of Handel's great oratorio Messiah in the orchestration by Sir Eugene Goossens.
Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano) Monica Sinclair (mezzo) Jon Vickers (tenor) Giorgio Tozzi (bass)
Royal Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham. (Discs) Can this orchestration be considered the "compromise between excessive grossness and exaggerated leanness of effect" Beecham sought? Brian Wright talks with Dennis Vaughan.
Beecham's assistant and chorus-master in the 50s.
Producer Tim Thome
Ambient relaxing sound: a night by the fire.
(Binaural stereo. Listening will be enhanced by the use of headphones)