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: Open University

Changing Identities

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor ,
7.05 Balakirev Overture on Three Russian Themes
7.14 Handel Handbook:
Handel Trio Sonata in E flat
(HWV 382)
7.40 Beethoven Cello
Sonata in D, Op 102 No 2
8.05 Arnold Overture: The
Fair Field
8.17 Arensky Suite No 4, Op 62
8.38 Haydn Symphony No 85 in B flat (La reine) Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: Composers of the Week: Lennox and Michael Berkeley

Presented by Michael Berkeley.
Lennox Berkeley String Trio Nash Ensemble
Michael Berkeley Keening John Harle (saxophone) John Lenehan (piano) Pere du doux repos (Speaking Silence)
Henry Herford (baritone) Flighting
Emma Johnson (clarinet) Lennox Berkeley Symphony No 3
LPO/The Composer


Presented By: Michael Berkeley.
Unknown: John Harle
Piano: John Lenehan
Baritone: Henry Herford
Clarinet: Emma Johnson
Clarinet: Lennox Berkeley

: Musical Encounters

from Glasgow with Mary Miller , including
Schubert String Quartet in D minor (D810) (Death and the Maiden)
10.40 Glazunov Saxophone Concerto
10.55 Stradella San
Giovanni Battista (excerpt)
11.10 Artist of the Week:
Richard Goode (piano)
Schubert Introduction and Variations in E minor (D802)


Unknown: Mary Miller
Piano: Richard Goode

: Westminster Cathedral Centenary Mass

Cardinal Basil Hume with the Roman Catholic
Bishops of England and Wales. The Cathedral Choir is joined by members of the choirs of Westminster
Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral and the Orchestra of Westminster
Cathedral. Introduced by Father Cormac Rigby.
Introit: I was glad (Parry)
Coronation Mass (Mozart)
First Reading: 1 Kings 8, w 22-23 and w 27-30
Psalm 67 (Colin Mawby ) (first broadcast, commissioned for this service)
Second Reading: 1
Corinthians 3, w 9-11 and w 16-17
Alleluia: Tu es petrus (Gregorian chant)
Matthew 16, w 13-19
Homily: The Most Rev
Derek Worlock , Archbishop of Liverpool
Offertory: How lovely are Thy dwellings (Brahms) Communion: Ave lesu
Christe (Philips)
Te Deum (Gregorian chant) Organ Voluntary:
Improvisation on the Te
Deum (Tournemire, transcr Durufle)
Conductor James O'Donnell
Organist Martin Neary , Joseph Cullen and John Scott


Introduced By: Father Cormac Rigby.
Unknown: Colin Mawby
Unknown: Derek Worlock
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Organist: Martin Neary
Organist: Joseph Cullen
Organist: John Scott

: Opera Matinee

/ Capuleti ed i Montecchi Bellini 's version of the Romeo and Juliet story, composed in just six weeks in 1830. Chorus of the Grand Theatre
Suisse Romande Orchestra/ Bruno Campanella


Unknown: Montecchi Bellini
Unknown: Bruno Campanella
Capellio: Jacob Will (bass)
Giulietta: Laura Claycomb (sop)
Romeo: Jennifer Larmore (mezzo)
Tebaldo: Gregory Kunde (tenor)
Lorenzo: Jeffrey Wells (bass)

: An Outside View

with American soprano Barbara Bonney.
Producer Susan Kenyon


Soprano: Barbara Bonney.
Producer: Susan Kenyon

: Endellion Quartet

with Bruno Giuranna (viola). Britten Phantasy Quintet Mozart String Quintet in D (K593)
Brahms String Quintet in G, Op 111 Rpt


Viola: Bruno Giuranna

: The Music Machine

It's a Record 95
The schools and colleges present their finished music and videos. With
Tommy Pearson.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.

: In Tune

with Geraint Lewis. A special edition from Cardiff begins an evening celebrating the musical life of Wales as part of Radio 3's Year of British Music and Culture. Including
5.40 Mathias Oboe
6.30 Hoddinott Star
Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Geraint Lewis.
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: Wales Night

Presented by Nicola Heywood -Thomas. Margaret Price
A recital of German song given by the Welsh soprano recorded at Nimbus Concert
Hall, with Thomas Dewey (piano).
Schumann Liederkreis, Op 39


Presented By: Nicola Heywood
Piano: Thomas Dewey

: Italians in the Rain

Hugh Canning explores Wales's reputation for producing great singers.
8.15 Strauss An die Nacht; Traum durch die
Dammerung: Heimliche Aufforderung: Die Nacht; Standchen
Wolf Funf Lieder nach
Texten von Goethe


Unknown: Hugh Canning

: Welsh Composers

The first of five portraits of the younger generation of Welsh composers.
Pwyll ap Sion is one of the featured composers at this year's Vale of Glamorgan Festival.

: My Dear Grace....

John Evans narrates the early correspondence between Benjamin Britten and Grace Williams.


Unknown: John Evans
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Grace: Amanda Root
Benjamin: Michael Maloney

: Welsh Composers

A portrait of Charlie Barber , long established as one of Wales's most exciting and prolific contemporary composers.


Unknown: Charlie Barber

: Music in the Iron Works

Robert Crawshay employed house composers to arrange contemporary
European music for a band of cornets, keyed bugles and ophicleides.
Beti George visits the Cyfarthfa Castle Museum in Merthyr Tydfil to discover the music and instruments, which are played by the Wallace Collection.


Unknown: Robert Crawshay
Unknown: Beti George

: Welsh Composers Lynne Plowman, whose

work encompasses different styles from jazz to electro-acoustic music.

: The Penpont Antiphonal

Chris Page investigates the story of a unique illuminated plainsong manuscript dating from the 12th century.

: Welsh Composers

John Hardy has composed extensively for Welsh theatre and television.

: Night Waves

Late-night live conversation with Christopher Cook. Producer Anthony Denselow Followed by Welsh Composers
Paula Gardiner. whose music combines influences as disparate as Bach and Charlie Parker.


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Producer: Anthony Denselow
Unknown: Paula Gardiner.
Unknown: Charlie Parker.

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

conductor Tadaaki Otaka
BBC Welsh Chorus
Franck Psyche
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon
Evening producers Gwawr Owen , Gwyn Williams and Gautam Rangarajan


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Producers: Gwawr Owen
Producers: Gwyn Williams
Producers: Gautam Rangarajan

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