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: Open University

Women's Studies:
The Way She Tells 'em

: Weather

: Sacred and Profane

Presented by Paul Guinery , including at approximately
7.02 Gregorian chant Messe de troisième dimanche apres Paques Monks of the Abbey of St Pierre de Solesmes, conductor
Dom Joseph Gajard
7.21 Purcell 0 God, the King of Glory (Z34)
Choir of New College, Oxford,
The King's Consort, director Robert King
7.24 Maliplero Symphony No 1 (In quattro tempi, come le quattro stagioni)
7.49 Verdi Overture:
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Tadaaki Otaka
8.00 Mozart Mass in C
(K66) (Dominicus) Charlotte Margiono (soprano)
Elisabeth von Magnus (contralto)
Uwe Heilmann (tenor)
Gilles Cachemaille (bass) Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Vienna Concentus Musicus/ Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.44 Busoni Clarinet
Concertino, Op 48
David Campbell (clarinet) BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Tadaaki Otaka Producer Anthony Pitts


Presented By: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Paques Monks
Conductor: Dom Joseph Gajard
Contralto: Elisabeth von Magnus
Tenor: Uwe Heilmann
Bass: Gilles Cachemaille
Musicus: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Clarinet: David Campbell
Producer: Anthony Pitts

: Choke of Three

Broadcaster and writer
George Pratt previews the Radio 3 week.


Unknown: George Pratt

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Handel, orch Stokowskl Overture in D minor
9.10 Alexander Mackenzie
Burns (Scottish Rhapsody No 2)
9.27 Auric Five Bagatelles
9.35 lbert Trois pièces breves
9.43 Haydn Credo (Harmoniemesse)
9.54 Copland Four Dance Episodes (Rodeo)
10.15 Liszt Liebestraum
No 3 in A flat
10.19 Miaskovsky Theme and Variations
10.34 Chabrier Marian s'en va; Entrez, la belle; Nique nac no Muse
10.43 Mozart Violin
Concerto No 3 in G (K216)
11.12 Composer of the Week:
Brahms Est ist das Heil uns kommen her
11.18 Chopin Scherzo in C sharp minor, Op 39
11.27 Artists of the Week:
Ensemble Wien-Berlin
Rossini Wind Quartet No 6 in 11.37 Francaix
Harpsichord Concerto
11.57 Verdi Te Deum
(Four Sacred Pieces)
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Alexander MacKenzie
Unknown: Chabrier Marian
Unknown: Chopin Scherzo
Unknown: Verdi Te Deum
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Fairest Isle Songbook

Kings and Queens lain Bumside looks out some songs with a royal slant.

: Fairest Isle

For Love, Not Money In the second of three programmes exploring the tradition of amateur music-making in Britain, Sarah Walker talks to people involved in three choirs: the City of Birmingham
Symphony Chorus, the New London Children's Choir and the Rhos Male Voice.
See also Tuesday 3.00pm


Talks: Sarah Walker

: The Sunday Concert

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor
Odaline de la Martinez
Heather Corbett
Amadeo Roldan Overture on Popular Cuban Themes Gabriela Ortiz Concerto
Candela for percussion and orchestra (first UK performance)
Chavez Sinfonia India
Silvina Milstein Musica
Ciudadana (first performance)
Villa-Lobos Bachiana
Brasileira No 2


Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez
Conductor: Heather Corbett
Unknown: Amadeo Roldan

: Spirit of the Age

The cantata was the most important form of vocal chamber music during the Baroque period. In the first of three programmes tracing its history, George Pratt and his guests Tim Carter and Greta Haenen look at the secular cantata in Italy.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: Tim Carter
Unknown: Greta Haenen
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Praise-Singers of Mali

A concert given in the Queen Elizabeth Hall,
London, in 1988 as part of the Music of the Royal Courts festival.
Three celebrated praise-singers are accompanied by kora players and a Balaxylophon. Rpt

: Sunday Feature: Woza Afrika!

Theatre director Alby James journeys to Africa and raises the curtain on African theatre. He focuses not only on its early use in dealing with tribal conflicts and education but also on its importance in raising the consciousness of the West.
Producer Constance St Louis


Director: Alby James
Producer: Constance St Louis

: Mozart Violin Sonatas

The first of three recitals by Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin), Paul Nicholson (fortepiano) and Richard Tunnicliffe
Sonata in B flat (K10) Sonata in C (K296) Sonata in G (Kll) Sonata in C (K303)
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Violin: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Violin: Paul Nicholson
Violin: Richard Tunnicliffe

: The Sunday Play: Death and the King's Horseman

By Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka , adapted for radio by Penny Gold Starring .
1944, Nigeria: a Yoruba king has died and the Prince of Wales has just arrived. Pilkings, a well-meaning colonial district officer, learns that this is the night when the king's horseman - the Elesin Oba
- must follow his master by performing a ritual suicide. The consequences of Pilkings's intervention are more far-reaching than he could ever have imagined.
Music by Peter Badejo Director Alby James


Unknown: Wole Soyinka
Radio By: Penny Gold
Music By: Peter Badejo
Director: Alby James
Elesin Oba: Cyril Ikechukwu Nri
Praise-Singer: Peter Badejo
lyaloja: Claire Benedict
Simon Pilkings: Simon Robson
Jane Pilkings: Amanda Drew
Resident: George Raistrick
Sergeant Amusa: Femi Elufowoju Jnr
Olunde: Patrice Naiambana
Joseph: Ilario Bisi Pedro
AideKlfrCamp: Jonathan Keeble
Bride/Market girl: Toyin Fani-Kayode
Market women: Suana Aderin
Market women: Bola Aiyeola
Market women: Rosemary Dacosta
Market women: Jolade Pratt
Girls: Janice Acquah
Girls: Ganiat Kasumu

: Choir Works

Presented by Brian Wright. Verdi Requiem
Margaret Price (soprano) Agnes Baltsa (mezzo) Dennis O'Neill (tenor) Matti Salminen (bass) Danish National Radio
Choir and SO, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli


Presented By: Brian Wright.
Soprano: Agnes Baltsa
Tenor: Dennis O'Neill
Bass: Matti Salminen
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli

: Record Review

With Anthony Burton. Building a Library
Tchalkovsky's Piano
Concerto No 1. Plus new
Mozart releases.
Revised rpt from yesterday 9.00am


Unknown: Anthony Burton.

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