with Paul Guinery.
The Noonday Witch
7.15 Purcell It is a good thing to give thanks (118)
7.30 Saint-Saens Cello
Concerto No I in A minor
8.00 The Great Thanksgiving The Rev Alan Walker continues his survey of music for the Mass as it moves from the sanctuary into the concert hall.
8.40 Strauss Festliches
Praludium, Op 61
Producer Piers Burton-Page
Michael Longley , poet and contributor to this
Thursday's Belfast Night, previews the Radio 3 week.
9.13 J C Bach
Wind Symphony No 4 in B flat (T285)
9.21 Elgar Chanson de matin; Chanson de nuit
Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Norman Del Mar
9.30 Joachim Raff
Reminiscence No 4 on Wagner's "Die Meistersinger" Cyprien Katsaris (piano)
9.41 Handel Concerto grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 7 Orchestre des Arts
10.00 Artists of the Week:
BBC Symphony Chorus Messlaen
0 sacrum convivium! conductor Stephen Jackson
10.06 Composer of the Week:
Haydn Symphony No 50 in C Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil
10.29 Bax Tintagel
Ulster Orchestra, conductor
10.45 Mozart arr Weigelt Adagio in B flat (K411) Stadler Trio
10.52 Tippett A Child of Our Time (excerpt)
Cynthia Haymon (soprano) Damon Evans (tenor) LSO and Chorus/ Richard Hickox
Symphonic Variations Rudolf Firkusny (piano) RPO/Claus Peter Ror
11.19 Bach Ricercar a 6 (A Musical Offering)
Academy of St Martin, conductor Neville Marriner
11.27 Schubert Eight
Variations on a Theme from
Yaara Tal and Andreas
Groethuysen (piano duet)
11.40 Matyas Seiber Concertino
Thea King (clarinet) ECO/Andrew Litton
12.00 Mendelssohn Calm
Sea and Prosperous Voyage LSO/Claudio Abbado
Producer Edward Blakeman
Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm
lain Burnside presents songs by Bridge and Britten, and a new song written specially for the programme by Julian Philips.
"Sometime wanton, sometime drooping, sometime grave and staid" Roderick Swanston presents the fourth in his monthly series chronicling the history of British music. The end of the 16th and the beginning of the 17th century saw Morley,
Weelkes and Wilbye make the imported Italian madrigal and its idyllic pastoralism truly their own, while the more private joys and sorrows of the age were captured by Thomas Campion and John Dowland in the intimate medium of the ayre.
Producer Antony Pitts
BBC Symphony Chorus
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, conductor
Ravel Daphnis et Chloe Stravinsky Petrushka (1911)
Chambonnieres Pavanne in D minor
Louis Couperin Suite in G minor
Suite No 2 in G minor
Recorded in the new hall of the Cite de la Musique in February, including a rare performance of Stockhausen's Carre which requires four choruses, four orchestras and four conductors.
Central Park in the Dark
Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor) Brindley Sherratt (bass) BBC Singers conductor David Robertson
BBC Singers conductors David
Robertson,Pascal Rophe , Richard Bernas and Robert Ziegler
Billed as " 'Carry On' meets Grand Guignol", Schnittke's violent opera Life with an Idiot received its British premiere last night. Richard Coles reports. Plus a visit to a former aluminium foil factory, now transformed into a maze filled with unexpected sights and sounds, courtesy of Brian Eno and Laurie Anderson. Producer Louise Swan
Britten Three Divertimenti
String Quartet in A minor (D804)
Last Monday's Lunchtime Concert
John Webster 's classic tragedy of forbidden love, murder and revenge in a radio production recorded on location at Liancaiach
Fawr Manor House.
Music by Tim Riley
Musicians: Vicky Higginson , Lyn Plowman and James Mainwaring Director Alison Hindell Rpt
Two unconventional symphonies for massed electric guitars by the maverick American composer Glen Branca. Mark Russell talks to the man and introduces
Symphony No 10 and Symphony No 8.
Producer Philip Tagney
Brian Wright introduces a sacred masterpiece by one of the 16th century's foremost madrigal composers.
Cipriano de Rore St John Passion
Huelgas Ensemble, director Paul van Nevel
Producer Gwen Hughes Discs