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: Sacred and Profane

Presented by Paul Guinery.
7.03 Weber Overture:
BBC SO/Andrew Davis
7.13 Purcell Let God arise
Charles Daniels and Mark
Padmore (tenors)
King's Choir and Consort, director Robert King
7.19 Vivaldi Motet: In furore giustissimae irae (RV621)
Dorothea Rdschmann
Les Violins du Roy, director Bernard Labadie
7.33 Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor
BBC SO/Andrew Davis
8.13 Schumann Andante and Variations in B flat,
Op 46
Anthony and Joseph Paratore (piano duet)
8.29 Haydn Divertimento in D (H II 22)
Lukas Consort, director
Viktor Lukas
8.45 Purcell The Lord is
King, the earth may be glad thereof (Z54)
Michael George (bass)
King's Choir and Consort, director Robert King
Producer Piers Burton-Page


Presented By: Paul Guinery.

: Choice of Three

Cellist Steven Isserlis previews the week on Radio 3.


Unknown: Steven Isserlis

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Chabrier Overture:
9.14 Rachmaninov
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
9.19 Donizetti Ah! mes amis (La fille du regiment)
9.26 Puccini Preludio sinfonico
9.36 Villette 0 sacrum convivium
9.40 Parry An English Suite
10.04 Eugene Bozza
Andante and Scherzo for saxophone quartet
10.13 Ravel, orch
Rosenthal Cinq mélodies populaires grecques
10.20 Artist of the Week:
Jacquline de Pre (cello)
Falla, arr Maréchal Suite populaire espagnole (excerpts)
10.30 Mahler Blumine
10.38 Poulenc Sextet
10.59 Byrd Ad Dominum cum tribularer
11.08 Lalo Scherzo
11.13 Debussy Estampes
11.26 Composer of the Week:
Dvorak Slavonic Dance, Op 72 No 8
11.40 Reger Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart
Producer Edward Blakeman Discs


Unknown: Eugene Bozza
Unknown: Mahler Blumine
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Fairest Isle Songbook

Tradesman's Entrance lain Burnside takes his songbook in by the back door and into the servants' quarters.
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Fairest Isle

Grimes at 50
The greatest postwar opera, or just a fluke? In the half century since its first performance on 7 June 1945, how has Britten's
Peter Grimes fared? Is it now an accepted part of the international repertoire or simply an occasional oddity? And how have interpretations of the opera - and reactions to it - changed over the years? Humphrey Carpenter investigates, with the help of performers and observers including Anthony Rolfe
Johnson, Franz Welser-Most and Andrew Porter.
Producer Gwen Hughes


Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Anthony Rolfe
Unknown: Franz Welser-Most
Unknown: Andrew Porter.
Producer: Gwen Hughes

: The Sunday Concert

Aldeburgh Festival 1995 The first of Radio 3's broadcasts from this year's festival.
Valdine Andersen (soprano) Mary King (mezzo)
Ian Bostridge (tenor)
London Symphony Chorus Wenhaston Boys' Choir BBC SO/Oliver Knussen Knussen Flourish with Fireworks
Undberg Aura
Britten Spring Symphony See also Tuesday 5.15pm


Soprano: Valdine Andersen
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Unknown: Knussen Knussen

: Spirit of the Age

Bells are one of the most atmospheric and distinctive sounds of our everyday lives. Christopher Page and Bayan Northcott explore their use in structuring life in the Middle Ages, and how composers of later generations have been inspired by their sound. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Bayan Northcott
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Celebrity Recital

Takacs Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 74 No 1
Bartok String Quartet No 1 Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life) Producer Misha Donat


Producer: Misha Donat

: Sunday Feature: Over the Precipice

by Roberta Berke.
A play based on the life and work of the Italian poet
Torquato Tasso (1544-1595).
With David Antrobus ,
Andrew Branch , Becky Hindley , Wolf Kahler , Natasha Pyne ,
Michael Tudor Barnes , Derek Waring and Tessa Worsley Music by Richard Attree Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Roberta Berke.
Unknown: David Antrobus
Unknown: Andrew Branch
Unknown: Becky Hindley
Unknown: Wolf Kahler
Unknown: Natasha Pyne
Unknown: Michael Tudor Barnes
Unknown: Derek Waring
Unknown: Tessa Worsley
Music By: Richard Attree
Producer: Piers Plowright
Tasso: Anton Lesser
Scipone Gonzaga: Edward de Souza
Alfonso II: John Moffatt

: Guarneri Trio, Prague

Haydn Piano Trio in G (H XV 25) (Gypsy Rondo)
Dvorak Piano Trio in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky) Last Monday's Lunchtime Concert

: The Sunday Play: Oh! What a Lovely War

Joan Littlewood 's musical entertainment composed with her fellow artists in Theatre Workshop, London, adapted by Malcolm McKee. Set in a fictional playhouse at the end of the pier in Scarborough, this theatrical chronicle of the First World War is told through songs, sketches and documents of the period. With Judy Cornwell , Kim Durham , Chris Emmett ,
Peter Jeffrey , Mary Lincoln , Malcolm McKee , Michael Mears , Michael Onslow ,
Norman Rodway ,
Cathy Sara , Christopher Scott , Jan Shand , Rob Swinton ,
John Webb and Rebecca Wright. Arrangements and musical direction Malcolm McKee
Researched by Gerry Raffles and Charles Chilton
Title suggested by Alan Clarke Director Sue Wilson
See also tomorrow 9.30pm


Unknown: Joan Littlewood
Adapted By: Malcolm McKee.
Unknown: Judy Cornwell
Unknown: Kim Durham
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Peter Jeffrey
Unknown: Mary Lincoln
Unknown: Malcolm McKee
Unknown: Michael Mears
Unknown: Michael Onslow
Unknown: Norman Rodway
Unknown: Cathy Sara
Unknown: Christopher Scott
Unknown: Jan Shand
Unknown: Rob Swinton
Unknown: John Webb
Unknown: Rebecca Wright.
Unknown: Malcolm McKee
Unknown: Gerry Raffles
Unknown: Charles Chilton
Unknown: Alan Clarke
Director: Sue Wilson

: Choir Works

Brian Wright introduces
Dvorak's oratorio based on the story of a 9th-century Bohemian saint, which proved a resounding success at the 1886 Leeds
Festival. He also talks to
Roderic Dunnett about
Dvorak's choral writing and religious music.
Dvorak Saint Ludmilla
Prague Radio Chorus and Children's Choir
Prague SO/Vaclav Smetacek Producer Tim Thorne


Introduces: Brian Wright
Unknown: Roderic Dunnett
Producer: Tim Thorne
Ludmilla: Daniela Sounova Broukova(sop)
Svatava: Drahomira Drobkova(mezzo)
Borivoj: Leo Marian Vodicka(tenor)
Ivan: Antonin Svorc(bass)
Husbandman: Lubomir Vraspir(tenor)

: Record Review

Presented by Richard Osborne.
Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday


Presented By: Richard Osborne.

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