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: Open University

Countdown to Algebra

: Sacred and Profane

Presented by Paul Guinery.
7.02 Christopher Tye
Peccavimus cum patribus
7.16 Faure Pavane
7.24 Purcell Be merciful unto me (Z4)
7.33 Faure, orch Rabaud Dolly Suite
7.53 Hoist Sleep (Phantastes Suite)
8.00 Christopher Tye Kyrie (Orbis factor); Missa (Euge bone)
8.35 Hoist Brook Green
8.45 Purcell Blessed is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven (18)
Producer Anthony Pitts


Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Presented By: Christopher Tye
Producer: Anthony Pitts

: Choice of Three

Anthony Rooley , director of the Consort of Musicke, which features in the Sunday Play, looks ahead to the week on Radio 3.
Producer Chris Hipwell


Unknown: Anthony Rooley
Producer: Chris Hipwell

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Wagner Overture: Tannhauser
9.19 Arensky Waltz;
Polonaise (Suite No 1)
9.31 Haydn Joyful, joyful the liquor flows (Seasons)
9.38 Artist of the Week:
Gil Shaham (violin)
Kreisler Concerto in the Style of Vivaldi
9.50 Faure Masques et Bergamasques
10.05 Poulenc Quatre chansons françaises
10.12 Utolff Concerto
Symphonique No 4 in D minor
10.33 Gershwin Bess , you is my woman now; Oh, I can't sit down (Porgy and Bess)
10.44 Larsson Pastoral
10.57 Purcell Celestial music did the Gods inspire
11.15 Caturia Three Cuban
11.24 Smetana Memories of Bohemia
11.33 Schubert, arr
Stokowski Tyrolean Dances (Deutsche Tanze)
11.40 Composer of the Week:
Vivaldi Concerto in D
(RV 121)
11.46 Borodin, arr Stokowski Requiem
11.52 Bliss Suite: Things to Come
Producer Piers Burton-Page


Violin: Gil Shaham
Unknown: Faure Masques
Unknown: Gershwin Bess
Unknown: Purcell Celestial
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Fairest Isle Songbook

Tippett's Caliban Song Now in his 91st year,
Michael Tippett has written a new song, a setting of Caliban's "Be not afeard" from The Tempest.
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Fairest Isle

A Passion for Playing
One of the century's most admired music critics (and cricket writers) was Neville Cardus , who died 20 years ago this autumn. Andrew Green reassesses his life and work with the help of musicians, writers and friends including
Michael Kennedy , Edward Greenfield and John Amis. Is the Cardus purple prose outdated, or can it still be an inspiration to new generations of journalists? Producer Ray Abbott
See also Monday 8.50pm


Unknown: Neville Cardus
Unknown: Andrew Green
Unknown: Michael Kennedy
Unknown: Edward Greenfield
Unknown: John Amis.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: The Sunday Concert

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Gunther Herbig Dong Suk Kang (violin)
Weber Overture: Oberon
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)
Concert given last year in the Victoria Hall, Hanley. and sponsored by the Stoke-on-Trent Community Partnership and British Rail


Conductor: Gunther Herbig
Violin: Dong Suk Kang

: Spirit of the Age

A Sussex Carol
The first of two programmes in which Christopher Page recaptures the sights and sounds of medieval Sussex.
Today he visits Senlac
Field, site of the Battle of Hastings, Robertsbridge
Abbey, Bodiam Castle and the old ports of Winchelsea and Rye.
Producer Kate Botton


Producer: Kate Botton

: Maxim Vengerov

The young Russian violinist gives a recital with pianist Itamar Golan.
Mozart Sonata in A (K305) Beethoven Sonata in F. Op 24 (Spring)
Prokofiev Sonata No 2 in D, Op 94a Shostakovich, arr
Tsyganov 10 Preludes Performance given in the Wigmore Hall, London, last February


Pianist: Itamar Golan.
Unknown: Beethoven Sonata

: Sunday Feature: The D-D-Drunken P-P-Poet

Thomas Durfey was one of the most versatile musical personalities of the Restoration: composer, player, singer, collector, writer, publisher, entrepreneur. Friendly with all the great figures of the time, Durfey is the model affectionately parodied as the drunken (and stammering) poet in Purcell's Fairy Queen.
Today he is best known for the great collection of popular songs and ballads that went on to feed
John Gay 's The Beggar's Opera and its successors. With contributions from Richard
Luckett, Andrew Pinnock , Roger Savage , Don Taylor and Christopher Wheatley. Producer Daniel Snowman


Unknown: Thomas Durfey
Unknown: John Gay
Unknown: Andrew Pinnock
Unknown: Roger Savage
Unknown: Don Taylor
Unknown: Christopher Wheatley.
Producer: Daniel Snowman

: Endellion Quartet

Bruno Giuranna (viola)
Bartok String Quartet No 3 Mozart String Quintet in G minor (K516)
Last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert


Viola: Bruno Giuranna

: The Sunday Play: Don Quixote

Durfey's Don Quixote is a musical whose score is 300 years old. In a specially commissioned dramatisation of the work by Don Taylor, the original music of Eccles, Purcell and others is reconsidered in a fresh and illuminating version.
Other parts played by Derek Waring, Ian Masters and Jilly Bond.
Lucy Skeaping (soprano) Consort of Musicke
City Waites
Purcell Simfony

8.55 Interval
Michael Billington of The Guardian talks to playwright and director Don Taylor and to musical director Anthony Rooley about the genesis of this production.
Additional music by Blaise Compton
Director Don Taylor

Who says chivalry is dead? Roddy and Lucy Skeaping join Roy Hudd in the first full-scale musical production of Don Quixote since 1695. Some of the music, by Eccles, Purcell and others, has been heard in concert, but the work has never been performed in its rightful setting until now. The original rambling scripts of Thomas Durfey are not acceptable to modem audiences, but writer and director Don Taylor has gone back to Cervantes's masterpiece to create a witty framework of a play-within-a-play in which Purcell, Durfey and actor-manager Thomas Betterton struggle to get their show on stage. This evening's remarkable entertainment stars Paul Scofield as the errant knight. (See also The D-D-Drunken P-P-Poet, Radio 3 5.45pm.)


Unknown: Don Quixote
Unknown: Don Taylor
Played By: Derek Waring
Played By: Ian Masters
Played By: Jilly Bond.
Unknown: Michael Billington
Director: Don Taylor
Director: Anthony Rooley
Music By: Blaise Compton
Director: Don Taylor
Don Quixote: Paul Scofield
Sancho Panza: Roy Hudd
Thomas Betterton: Roger Allam
Henry Purcell: Douglas Hodge
Thomas Durfey: Bill Wallis
Milkmaid: Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Marcella: Evelyn Tubb (soprano)
Cardenio: David Thomas (bass)
Gines: Doug Wootton (barrtone)
Ambrosio: Peter Woodward
Carrasco: Peter Czajkowski
Duke: Sam Dastor
The Host: Michael Tudor Barnes
The Hostess: Kristin Milward

: BBC Symphony Chorus

London Gabrieli Brass
Ensemble, conductor
Stephen Jackson
Ives Three Harvest Home
Chorales; Psalm 67
Bingham Salt in the Blood


Conductor: Stephen Jackson

: Record Review

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday

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