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: Open University

Women's Studies: Writings from the Margin

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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery , including at approximately
7.03 Purcell I will love
Thee, 0 Lord (167)
Michael George (bass) Choir of New College, Oxford
King's Consort, conductor Robert King
7.10 Mozart Symphony No 32 in G
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor
Tadaaki Otaka
7.20 Florent Schmitt
Mass, Op 138
Andrew Parnell (organ) BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly
7.40 Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor
David Atherton
8.18 Janacek In the Mists
Antonin Kubalek (piano)
8.33 Dvorak Carnival
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor
Masahiko Enkoji
8.45 Purcell Hear me, 0
Lord, and that soon (113) Mark Kennedy (treble) James Bowman
Charles Daniels (tenor) Michael George (bass)
King's Choir and Consort, director Robert King
Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Bass: Michael George
Conductor: Robert King
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Florent Schmitt
Unknown: Andrew Parnell
Conductor: Simon Joly
Conductor: David Atherton
Piano: Antonin Kubalek
Conductor: Masahiko Enkoji
Unknown: Mark Kennedy
Unknown: James Bowman
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Bass: Michael George
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Choice of Three

Proms director Sir John Drummond previews the Radio 3 week, which on Friday includes the First Night of the Proms.


Director: Sir John Drummond

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

From the Assembly Rooms, York, as part of the York Early Music Festival. With music from
Emma Kirkby (soprano),
Peter Seymour (fortepiano) and the City Waites. Plus listeners' requests including excerpts from
Prokofiev's Lieutenant Kije and Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals and ending with Gliere's Red Poppy Suite.
Producer Edward Blakeman


Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Peter Seymour
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Music Matters

As a grand finale to the current season and with opera festivals taking place the world over, Ivan Hewett chairs a contentious discussion on opera today. Who's in charge - the producer or the composer? Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: Fairest Isle Songbook

Four Weddings and No Funeral
Wedding bells are ringing in lain Burnside's selection of songs this week.
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Fairest Isle

The Grove Legacy The first of two programmes in which
Bernard Keeffe assesses
British music's debt to Sir
George Grove (1820-1900). The Crystal Palace in Sydenham, near Grove's home in south London, hosted Britain's most important and influential series of concerts between
1855 and 1900. Grove ably ran them and no less ably left the artistic side to the German-born conductor and unsung hero of British music, Sir August Manns (1825-1907).
Producer Nick Morgan


Unknown: Bernard Keeffe
Unknown: George Grove
Producer: Nick Morgan

: The Sunday Concert

Roger Benedict (viola)
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Weber Overture: Oberon
Michael Berkeley Viola Concerto
Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)


Viola: Roger Benedict
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Spirit of the Age

If love be the food of music
The second of two programmes in which Christopher Page and George Pratt listen to a selection of love songs from the Middle Ages to the Baroque.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: George Pratt
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Cheltenham Festival 1995

Arditti Quartet
Bach Contrapuncti Nos 1,
3. 11, 10 and 9 (The Art of Fugue)
Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op 133 Xenakis Tetras
James Dillon String Trio (first UK performance)
Ravel String Quartet in F Next programme tomorrow


Unknown: Beethoven Grosse Fuge

: Sunday Feature: Apollo

A Ballet for Radio
Suzanne Farrell and Edward Villella , dancers with the New York City Ballet in its heyday, re-create the roles of Terpsichore and Apollo in this invisible production of the Stravinsky/Balanchine ballet. With commentary by Arlene Croce , dance critic of the New Yorker, and musicologist Stephen Walsh. Introduced by Christopher Cook.
Producer Frances Byrnes


Unknown: Suzanne Farrell
Dancers: Edward Villella
Commentary By: Arlene Croce
Musicologist: Stephen Walsh.
Introduced By: Christopher Cook.
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: Songs of Love and Devotion

Songs of Spain and Portugal performed by Sinfonye with guest singer Equidad Bares.
Recorded at last year's Glasgow International Early Music Festival


Singer: Equidad Bares.

: The Sunday Play: Ice in Wonderland

A second chance to hear
Robin Thomson and Wendy Seager lead the cast in Robin Lloyd Jones 's original and remarkable play which won the Radio Times Drama
Script Award in 1992. Aboard the good ship Argo, skippered by Captain
Jeremiah Jonah Moses
Smith, is a former actor and addicted gambler called Wall. His destination is the far northern town of Ophir, where darkness is perpetual and the sound of the blasting from the gold mines punctuates the daily lives of its inhabitants.


Unknown: Robin Thomson
Unknown: Wendy Seager
Unknown: Robin Lloyd Jones
Unknown: Jeremiah Jonah Moses
Unknown: Cathal Quinn Rpt
Wall: Robin Thomson
Lamentations: Wendy Seager
Captain Smith: Bob Docherty
Dingo: Bill Riddoch
Kabloona: Raymond Ross
Three Fingers: Paul Morrow
Mother Folly: Irene MacDougall
Saloon Girl: Amanda Whitehead
Sailors, Miners and Gamblers: Simon Christie
Sailors, Miners and Gamblers: Tony Cownie
Sailors, Miners and Gamblers: Tony Curran.

: Choir Works

Mendelssohn's Paulusone of the great Romantic oratorios - enjoyed huge popularity in England, where it was for many years a mainstay of choral societies' repertoire. This performance is of the less familiar original German version. With a text drawn from the Acts of the Apostles, it retells the story of the conversion of Saul on the road to Damascus and his subsequent work as a Christian evangelist. Presented by Brian Wright. Annegeer Stumphius (soprano)
Birgit Remmert (alto) James Taylor (tenor)
Franz-Josef Selig (bass) RIAS Chamber Choir
Berlin Academy of Ancient Music/Marcus Creed Producer Gwen Hughes


Presented By: Brian Wright.
Soprano: Birgit Remmert
Tenor: James Taylor
Bass: Franz-Josef Selig
Producer: Gwen Hughes

: Record Review

Building a Library
Including a survey of Bach's church cantatas by Nicholas Anderson.
Revised repeat from yesterday


Unknown: Nicholas Anderson.

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