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: Open University

Beware: Gender at Work

: Weather

: Sacred and Profane

with Paul Guinery.
7.03 Vivaldi
Recorder Concerto in G minor (RV439) (La notte)
7.10 Purcell My heart is fixed, 0 God (Z29)
7.15 Mendelssohn
Symphony No 1 in D minor
8.00 The Great Thanksgiving with the Rev Alan Walker.
The survey of 2,000 years of music for the Eucharist moves out of the sanctuary and into the concert hall.
8.35 Poulenc Suite in C
8.40 Rossini Overture: The
Siege of Corinth
Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Alan Walker.
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Choice of Three

In Tune presenter Linda Ormiston previews the Radio 3 week.


Presenter: Linda Ormiston

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Offenbach Overture:
Orpheus in the Underworld
9.13 Gluck Orfeo (excerpt)
9.25 Bernstein, arr Kostal Jet Song; America (West Side Story)
9.30 Alexander Mackenzie
9.40 Mozart
Sanctus; Benedictus (Mass in C minor, K427/K417a)
9.50 Georges Onslow
Variations on "God Save the King"
10.00 Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
10.17 Schubert Fantasy in C (D605a) (Grazer)
10.31 Prokofiev
March in B flat, Op 99
10.39 Anon
Trotto; Salterello
10.47 Bruch
Scottish Fantasy, Op 46
11.24 Artist of the Week:
Dinu Lipatti (piano) Scariatti
Sonatas: in E (Kk380); in D minor (Kk9)
11.30 Puccini
Three Minuets
11.41 Composer of the Week:
Pierre Boulez
Notations No 2
11.43 Bach
Credo (Mass in B minor)
Producer Edward Blakeman Discs


Unknown: Gluck Orfeo
Unknown: Alexander MacKenzie
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio
Piano: Dinu Lipatti
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Fairest Isle Songbook

Mother's Day
Just to show he hasn't forgotten, lain Burnside comes up with some special songs for mums. Producer Adam Gatehouse


Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Fairest Isle

Prints and Pricksongs Down the centuries, composers have struggled to get their inspiration not just down on the page but also in front of the public. Andrew Green looks at the history of British music-printing from moveable type to computers and at the - social and economic effects of music publishing. Producer Michael Emery


Unknown: Andrew Green
Producer: Michael Emery

: From the Proms 1994

Julian Rachlin (violin)
Pittsburgh SO/Lorin Maazel Rachmanlnov
Symphony No 3 in A minor Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No 1
Ravel Rapsodie espagnol; Bolero


Violin: Julian Rachlin

: Aquarelles

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Debussy Reflets dans l'eau (Images, Bk I); La cathédrale engloutie
(Preludes, Bk I); Poissons d'or (Images, Bk II)


Piano: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli

: Towards the Millennium

Alfred Brendel (piano) CBSO/Simon Rattle
Britten Four Sea Interludes
(Peter Grimes )
Schoenberg Piano Concerto Shostakovich
Symphony No 8
Recorded last Tuesday in Symphony Hall, Birmingham


Piano: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Peter Grimes

: Making Waves

Richard Coles takes his shopping basket to an exhibition that breaks all the rules: you touch and use the works on show and even take them away with you. And Jan Morris reports on biographers who fall in love with their historical subjects. Producer Sarah Barnett


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Jan Morris
Producer: Sarah Barnett

: Barbara Bonney

Thomas Schuback (piano) Mozart Ridente la calma
(K152); Der Zauberer
(K472); Die Verschweigung (K518); Sei du mein Trost (K391); Das Kinderspiel (K598); An Chloe (K524) Mendelssohn Neue Liebe; Der Mond; Pagenlied;
Nachtlied; Fruhlingslied Grieg Varen , Op 33 No 2 Stenhammar / skogen
Sjogran Jag giver min dikt till varen
Alfven Skogen sover
Sibelius Var det en drom, Op 37 No 4
Last Monday's Lunchtime Concert


Piano: Thomas Schuback
Piano: Mozart Ridente
Unknown: Das Kinderspiel
Unknown: Fruhlingslied Grieg Varen
Unknown: Sibelius Var

: The Sunday Play: The Ruling Class

by Peter Barnes.
Because the 14th Earl believes the world should be based on love, he is thought to be insane. It is only when he becomes sadistic, malevolent and murderous that society believes him to be normal.
Music by Stephen Deutsch Director Gerry Jones Rpt


Unknown: Peter Barnes.
Music By: Stephen Deutsch
Director: Gerry Jones
13th Earl of Gumey.: Peter Jeffrey
14th Earl of Gumey: Simon Callow
Tucker: John Hollis
Sir Charles Gumey: Peter Bayliss
Bishop Lampton: Timothy Bateson
Dinsdale Gurney: Geoffrey Beevers
Lady Claire Gumey: Jillie Meers
Dr Paul Herder: Geoffrey Whitehead
Grace Shelley: Elizabeth Mansfield
Matthew Peake: Christopher Good
McKyle: Fraser Kerr
Mrs Treadwell: Jill Graham
Mrs Piggot-Jones: Joanna Wake
Kelso Truscott: John Baddeley
Inspector Brockett ..: Keith Drinkel

: Music in Our Time

Sarah Walker introduces a programme of new works played by the Nash Ensemble and talks to the composers about what to listen for in each of their pieces.
Sally Beamish Madrigali (first performance) Robert Saxton
A Yardstick to the Stars
(first performance) Colin Matthews
23 frames for four players (first performance)
Simon Holt Sparrow Night Recorded earlier this month in the Purcell Room, London


Introduces: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Nash Ensemble
Unknown: Sally Beamish Madrigali
Unknown: Robert Saxton
Unknown: Colin Matthews

: Choir Works

During this period of Lent,
Brian Wright and Tim Carter discuss spiritual and musical responses to the season. The music comes from two contrasting but equally devout composers: the priest Victoria, intense but restrained, and the murderer Gesualdo, visionary and passionate. Gesualdo Tenebrae
Responsories for Maundy Thursday
Hilliard Ensemble
Victoria Tenebrae
Responsories for Good Friday
Choir of Westminster
Cathedral, conductor George Malcolm Victoria Requiem
Choir of Westminster
Cathedral, conductor David Hill
Gesualdo Tenebrae
Responsories for Holy Saturday
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
Producer Gautam Rangarajan Discs


Unknown: Brian Wright
Unknown: Tim Carter
Conductor: George Malcolm
Unknown: Gesualdo Tenebrae
Director: Peter Phillips
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan

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