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Including the second in a sequence of late Haydn masses.
7.03 Fayrfax Aeternae laudis lilium
7.15 Franck Pièce heroique
7.25 Elgar Serenade for Strings
7.38 Stanford Nonet in F,
Op 95
8.15 Haydn Mass in C (Missa in tempore belli) (H XXII 9)
Producer Piers Burton-Page

Contributors

Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Arne Symphony No 2 in F Cantilena/Adrian Shepherd
9.23 Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto
Jonathan Small (oboe) Royal Liverpool
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
9.41 Artist of the Week:
Tadaaki Otaka (conductor) Strauss Waltz Sequence (Der Rosenkavalier)
BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra
9.56 Lilly Suite: Le Manage force
New York Kammermusiker
Double Reed Ensemble, conductor llonna Pederson
10.05 Grainger Shallow Brown
John Shirley-Quirk (baritone) Ambrosian Singers
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
10.12 Prokofiev
Symphony No 1 (Classical) Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra/Andre Previn
10.26 Howells
Finzi's Rest; Walton's Toy John McCabe (piano)
10.34 Monteverdi
Magnificat a 7 (1610) Soloists
Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists, conductor
John Eliot Gardiner
10.52 Uszt
Hungarian March No 15 (Rakoczi March)
Franz Liszt Chamber
Orchestra, conductor
Janos Rolla
11.00 Mozart
Rondo in D (K382)
Alfred Brendel (piano) Academy of St Martin , conductor Neville Marriner
11.11 Composer of the Week: Bruch Jubilate
Cheryl Studer (soprano) LSO/lon Marin
11.16 lbert Louisville
Concert
Montreal Symphony
Orchestra/Charles Dutoit
11.34 Rachmaninov
Symphonic Dances, Op 45 St Petersburg PO/ Mariss Jansons
Producer Edward Blakeman
Discs

Contributors

Oboe: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown: Grainger Shallow Brown
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk
Conductor: Andre Previn
Piano: John McCabe
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Janos Rolla
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Bruch Jubilate
Soprano: Cheryl Studer
Unknown: Mariss Jansons
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Alexander Lazarev
Lorna Anderson (soprano)
Bartok Rumanian Folk Dances
Tippett Fantasia
Concertante on a theme of Corelli
Gorecki
Symphony No 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs)

Contributors

Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Soprano: Lorna Anderson

: La Bonne Chanson

Introduced by Julius Drake. Felicity Palmer (mezzo)
Stephen Varcoe (baritone) Julius Drake (piano)
Mendelssohn Winterlied ;
Reiselied; Nachtlied; Neue
Liebe;
Venezianisches Gondellied ; Auf Flugeln des Gesanges Schumann
Liederkreis, Op 39
3.15 Interval
Circa 1900: reminiscences of musicians, artists and writers in France at the turn of the century.
3: Sheridan Russell remembers Maurice
Maeterlinck.
3.25 Faure Chant d'automne; La Rançon; Hymne; Poeme d'unjour; Au bord de l'eau; Ici-bas;
Les Berceaux; Melisande's
Song; Mirages; Arpège; Accompagnement; Soir; Fleurs d'or

Contributors

Introduced By: Julius Drake.
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Piano: Julius Drake
Piano: Mendelssohn Winterlied
Unknown: Venezianisches Gondellied
Unknown: Gesanges Schumann
Unknown: Sheridan Russell

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Grant Llewellyn Rolf Hind (piano)
David Wilson-Johnson (bar) John Adams Eros Piano; Phrygian gates; China gates; The Wound dresser

Contributors

Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Piano: Rolf Hind
Piano: David Wilson-Johnson
Unknown: John Adams

: Making Waves

The weekly arts review returns.
Humphrey Carpenter investigates the role and craft of the book reviewer as the London
Review of Books celebrates its 15th birthday, and he looks back at the week's highlights.
Producer Neil Trevithick

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Stravinsky and Satie

Richard McMahon and Martin Jones (pianos)
Stravinsky five easy pieces for piano duet
Satie Trois morceaux en forme de poire
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring Rpt

Contributors

Unknown: Richard McMahon
Pianos: Martin Jones
Unknown: Satie Trois

: Drama Now: Parrots and Owls

The third in a major new series of plays commissioned for Radio 3.
Award-winning writer John Purser 's new play is set in Oxford in 1850. When the University commissions a science museum, Oxford takes unkindly to a temple to the Theory of Evolution, the revolutionary design is dangerous, and the Irish craftsmen turn rebellious
... yet out of adversity a thing of beauty is born.
Director Jeremy Howe

Contributors

Unknown: John Purser
Director: Jeremy Howe
John Ruskin: Michael Pennington
James O'Shea: Sean McGinley
Danny O'Shea: Dermot Crowley
Woodward: Mark Lambert
Nuala: Brid Brennan
Whellan: Meredith Davies
Effie Ruskin: Cara Kelly
John Everett Millais: Lyndam Gregory
Thomas Huxley: Neville Jason
Bishop Wilberforce: Colin Pinney
Vice Admiral Fitzroy: Don McCorkindale
Gypsy: Tina Gray

: Music in Our Time

A programme of quartets, including a studio session from the Rascher
Saxophone Quartet playing XAS by Xenakis, Far Away by Elena Firsova and Music for Saxophones by Tristan Keuris. And from a new CD, vocal quartet the Hilliard Ensemble are joined by saxophonist Jan Garbarek for a new slant on ancient music.

Contributors

Unknown: Elena Firsova
Unknown: Tristan Keuris.
Unknown: Jan Garbarek

: Choir Works

Monteverdi's lavish
Vespers music of 1610 was probably written for the ducal chapel of the Gonzaga in Mantua.
Brian Wright and Philip Pickett discuss the wide diversity of styles which are included, from grand choral and instrumental pieces to expressive virtuoso solos. Monteverdi Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610)
Catherine Bott (soprano) Tessa Bonner (soprano) Christopher Robson (countertenor)
Andrew King (tenor)
John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Michael George (baritone) Simon Grant (bass)
Peter Harvey (cantor)
Mark Rowlinson (celebrant) New London Consort, director Philip Pickett Producer Susan Kenyon Discs

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Pickett
Unknown: Monteverdi Vespro
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Tessa Bonner
Soprano: Christopher Robson
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Baritone: Michael George
Bass: Simon Grant
Bass: Peter Harvey
Unknown: Mark Rowlinson
Director: Philip Pickett
Producer: Susan Kenyon








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