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Renaissance Music

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: Sacred and Profane

Andrew Lyle presents a Palm Sunday edition including some of Purcell's most sombre anthems.
7.03 Beethoven
Overture: Leonore No 3
7.15 Reger Wie schon leucht't uns der
Morgenstem, Op 40 No 1
7.35 Purcell Lord, / can suffer Thy rebukes (Z136)
7.40 Schubert
Rondo in A (D438)
8.00 The Great Thanksgiving The Rev Alan Walker continues his survey of music for the Mass.
8.40 Purcell Funeral
Sentences on the Death of Queen Mary II
(Z27, Z17b, Z58b)
Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Andrew Lyle
Unknown: Alan Walker
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Choice of Three

with actor John Nettles.


Unknown: John Nettles.

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Verdi Spring
(Sicilian Vespers)
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra, conductor Antonio de Almeida
9.10 Pachelbel Canon in D
Cantilena/Adrian Shepherd
9.18 Salnt-Saens Mon coeur s 'ouvre a ta voix
(Samson et Dalila)
Marilyn Home (mezzo)
Monte Carlo PO, conductor
Lawrence Foster
9.25 Bach Concerto in A minor (BWV 1055)
Simon Dent (oboe d'amore) South West German
CO/Vladislav Czarnecki
9.41 Faure Madrigal , Op 35 Sabine Vatin (piano) Monteverdi Choir/ John Eliot Gardiner
9.46 Ippolrtov-lvanov
Caucasian Sketches, Op 10 Armenian PO, conductor Loris Tjeknavorian
10.07 Artist of the Week:
Christian Lindberg (trombone)
Mozart Variations on "Ah! vous dirai-je maman"
Roland Pontinen (piano)
10.17 Butterworth
Rhapsody: A Shropshire Lad English String Orchestra, conductor William Boughton
10.28 Hummel Octet-
Partita in E flat
Wind Soloists of the Chamber
Orchestra of Europe
10.42 Composer of the Week:
Byrd Laudibus in sanctis Cambridge Singers, conductor John Rutter
10.53 Nielsen
Springtime on Funen
Soloists, Swedish Radio SO and Choir, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
11.11 Telemann, arr Lindberg
Concerto in C minor
Christian Lindberg (alto trombone)
New Stockholm Chamber
Orchestra/Okko Kamu
11.20 Berlioz Rêverie et caprice, Op 8
Guillermo Figueroa (violin)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
11.30 Schumann
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
11.49 Smetana
Sarka (Ma Vlast)
VPO/ James Levine
11.59 Beethoven Christ on the Mount of Olives, Op 85 (excerpts)
Soloists, Temple Choirs Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy Producer Edward Blakeman Discs


Unknown: Salnt-Saens Mon
Conductor: Lawrence Foster
Oboe: Simon Dent
Unknown: Faure Madrigal
Piano: Sabine Vatin
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Artist: Loris Tjeknavorian
Unknown: Christian Lindberg
Piano: Roland Pontinen
Conductor: William Boughton
Unknown: Byrd Laudibus
Conductor: John Rutter
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Christian Lindberg
Violin: Guillermo Figueroa
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: James Levine
Unknown: Beethoven Christ
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Fairest Isle Songbook

The Lure of the East lain Burnside explores some British songs with an oriental flavour.

: Fairest Isle

Purcell, Our Contemporary? Michael Berkeley talks to musicians, British and foreign, about Purcell's place in the musical pantheon, the ways in which his music remains unique and his influence on composers today.


Talks: Michael Berkeley

: From the Proms 1994

Thomas Zehetmair (violin) Tabea Zimmermann (viola) BBC SO/Bernard Haitink Beethoven
Overture: Coriolan
Mozart Sinfonia
Concertante in E flat (K364) Bruckner
Symphony No 7 in E
See also Good Friday 7.30pm


Violin: Thomas Zehetmair
Viola: Tabea Zimmermann
Unknown: Haitink Beethoven

: Michael Collins

Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
Debussy Premiere rapsodie Brahms Clarinet Sonata in F minor, Op 120 No 1


Piano: Mikhail Pletnev

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor George Hurst Paul Watkins (cello) Wagner Prelude: Die
Meistersinger von Nurnberg Elgar
Cello Concerto in E minor
Brahms Symphony No 2 in D Given on Friday in the Brangwyn Hall , Swansea


Conductor: George Hurst
Cello: Paul Watkins
Unknown: Brangwyn Hall

: Making Waves

Do you end with a bang, a whimper or Humphrey Bogart heading off into the mist of an airfield in Casablanca?
Humphrey Carpenter turns up his collar and sets off in search of the perfect ending, from the golden sunsets of the silver screen to the grand operatic finale.
Producer Louise Swan


Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Louise Swan

: Brahms and Janacek

Pamela Frank (violin)
Stephen Prutsman (piano)
Brahms Sonata in G, Op 78 Janacek Violin Sonata
Last Monday's Lunchtime Concert


Violin: Pamela Frank
Piano: Stephen Prutsman

: The Sunday Play: Pictures of Tomorrow

Martin Lynch 's stirring and poignant drama charts the dreams of three young men as they prepare to sacrifice everything for the sake of defeating fascism in the Spanish Civil War.
Half a century later they feel disappointment and despair as they face up to the uncomfortable realities of Thatcher's Britain.
Guitarist Sean O'Brien Director Michael Quinn


Unknown: Martin Lynch
Guitarist: Sean O'Brien
Director: Michael Quinn
Young Ray: John Paul Connolly
Old Ray: Alan Bennion
Young Len: Peter Ballance
Old Len: Kenneth Griffith
Young Hugh: Conor Grimes
Old Hugo: Kevin Flood
Josephina: Amanda Maguire
Kate: Catherine MacK

: Music in Our Time

The last edition of the programme in its present format.
On 28 April a new and longer programme for contemporary music will be launched for Friday evenings, called Hear and Now. Tonight,
Stephen Plaistow , who remembers the first Music in Our Time on 26 March 1965, looks back over the last 30 years and resurrects some classic moments from the programme's archive. With studio guests Howard Skempton and Julian Anderson.
Producer Andrew Kurowski


Unknown: Stephen Plaistow
Unknown: Howard Skempton
Unknown: Julian Anderson.
Producer: Andrew Kurowski

: Choir Works

Brian Wright introduces a concert given last month in the Barbican.
Bach Mass in B minor
Lynne Dawson and Lorna Anderson (sopranos) Derek-Lee Ragin (countertenor)
John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Michael George (bass) Tallis Chamber Choir
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Frans Briiggen Producer Tim Thome


Introduces: Brian Wright
Unknown: Lynne Dawson
Sopranos: Lorna Anderson
Sopranos: Derek-Lee Ragin
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Bass: Michael George
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Producer: Tim Thome

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