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: Open University

Talking about the Enlightenment

: Weather

: Sacred and Profane

Presented by Paul Guinery.
7.02 Gregorian chant Messe de quatrième dimanche apres Paques
7.16 Britten Four Sea
Interludes (Peter Grimes )
7.33 Purcell 0 Lord God of Hosts (Z37)
7.39 Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations
8.00 Mozart Mass in C minor (Weisenhausmesse)
8.44 Weelkes Voluntary No 2
8.47 Purcell Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei (Z135) Producer Anthony Pitts


Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Producer: Anthony Pitts

: Choice of Three

Writer and broadcaster
Humphrey Carpenter previews the Radio 3 week.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Handel Water Music Suite
No 1 in F
9.17 Ravel Pavane pour une infante defunte
9.25 Bemers Fantaisie espagnole
9.35 Mozart Ave verum corpus (K618)
9.39 Artist of the Week:
Frans Briiggen (recorder) Telemann Overture; Les
Plaisirs (Overture-Suite in A minor)
9.48 Ireland Sea Fever; The Vagabond; The Bells of San Marie
9.55 Shostakovich Jazz
Suite No 2
10.20 Mozart London
Notebook (excerpts)
10.28 Bach Mass in B minor (excerpts)
10.38 Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden (A
Village Romeo and Juliet)
10.50 Liszt Les Jeux d'eau a la Villa d'Este
10.58 Donizetti, orch
Wolfgang Hoffman Oboe Concerto in F
11.15 Nedbal Valse triste
11.21 Composer of the Week:
Parry I know my soul hath power; Never weather-beaten sail
11.27 Damase Sonate en concert
11.40 Bizet Symphony in C Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Frans Briiggen
Unknown: Liszt Les Jeux
Oboe: Wolfgang Hoffman
Unknown: Nedbal Valse
Unknown: Damase Sonate
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Fairest Isle Songbook

Dear John.... lain Burnside selects some songs that reveal what it feels like to get the push.

: Fairest Isle

For Love, Not Money In the last of three programmes exploring the tradition of amateur music-making in Britain, Sarah Walker visits members of the City of York Guidhall
Orchestra, the East London
Late Starters Orchestra and the Salomon Orchestra.
See also Tuesday 3pm


Unknown: Sarah Walker

: Fairest Isle: A Vaughan Williams Cycle

The second of four concerts including all of Vaughan Williams's nine symphonies.
Bournemouth SO, conductor Richard Hickox
Jonathan Carney (violin)
Symphony No 6 in E minor The Lark Ascending
A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3)
Recorded last night in the Barbican Concert Hall.
(Next programme Thursday 5 October)


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Violin: Jonathan Carney

: FAIREST ISLE Spirit of the Age

In 15th-century England, choral music flourished in royal and private chapels, in colleges and ecclesiastical foundations.
Christopher Page and Eamon Duffy look at the institutions that produced some of the finest musical treasures of the period. Producer Kate Bolton
See also 4.45pm


Unknown: Eamon Duffy
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Aulos Wind Quintet

Relcha Andante and Adagio Ravel, air Jones Le
Tombeau de Couperin

: FAIREST ISLE Eton Choirbook

Music from the greatest pre-Reformation manuscript of English church music. Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conductor Stephen Cleobury Fayrfax Magnificat
Thomas Preston Felix namque II
Hacomplaynt Salve Regina Thomas Preston Felix namque V
John Browne Stabat mater


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Fayrfax Magnificat
Conductor: Thomas Preston Felix
Unknown: John Browne Stabat

: Sunday Feature: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Karl Marx observed that America was ripe for revolution. Indeed, the USA has never lacked for activists, radical movements or firebrands, from the Wobblies to the Black Panthers and the Communist Party to Earth First. But why are these groups so often footnotes in the political history of a nation that was born out of revolution?
In the company of three generations of activists and historians, Christopher Cook explores the dilemma of the American left.


Presenter: Christopher Cook
Compiler: Alan Dein
Producer: David Perry

: Mozart Violin Sonatas

The second of three recitals by Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin), Paul Nicholson (fortepiano) and Richard Tunnicliffe (cello). Sonata in A (K12)
Sonata in E minor (K304) Sonata in B flat (K15) Sonata in A (K305)


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

: FAIREST ISLE The Sunday Play: Richard III

By William Shakespeare. Radio Drama North in collaboration with Northern
Broadsides Theatre
Company bring
Shakespeare's most famous antihero to life in a chilling and down-to-earth production.
.Barrie Rutter's brusque Yorkshire Richard III is a villain capable of the most refined cruelties as the Houses of York and Lancaster descend into spiralling violence.
Music by Conrad Nelson
Musicians Conrad Nelson, Andy Weir and Laurence Evans Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: William Shakespeare.
Music By: Conrad Nelson
Richard: Barrie Rutter
Buckingham: Dave Hill
Hastings: Stephen Bent
Edward: Roy North
Clarence: Russell Dixon
Elizabeth: Ishia Bennison
Margaret: Polly Hemingway
Lady Anne: Sally George
Duchess: Elizabeth Estensen
Richmond: Conrad Nelson
Stanley: Andy Livingston
Murderer: Andy Wear
Murderer: Laurence Evans
Dorset: John Lloyd Fillingham

: FAIREST ISLE Choir Works

Brian Wright presents
Herbert HoweHs 's biggest choral work - his Mass of the Severn - in its new and first commercial recording. Howells Missa Sabrinensis
Janice Watson (soprano) Della Jones (mezzo) Martyn Hill (tenor)
Donald Maxwell (baritone) London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Discs


Unknown: Brian Wright
Unknown: Herbert Howehs
Unknown: Howells Missa Sabrinensis
Soprano: Janice Watson
Soprano: Della Jones
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Baritone: Donald Maxwell

: Record Review

Building a Library
Debussy's String Quartet in G minor by Peter Paul Nash
. Jonathan Swain on new releases of Russian orchestral music.
Revised rpt from yesterday 9am


Unknown: Peter Paul Nash
Unknown: Jonathan Swain

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