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: Open University

Countdown to Algebra

: Sacred and Profane

Presented by Paul Guinery.
7.02 Purcell Rejoice in the Lord always (Bell Anthem) (Z49)
7.07 Praetorlus Wachet auf
7.11 Ronald Corp There is no rose
7.16 Hoist This I have done
Walt Whitman Overture
7.37 Purcell Bow down thine ear, 0 Lord (111)
7.46 Shostakovich
Symphony No 9
8.18 Weelkes All people clap your hands; 0 how amiable are Thy dwellings
8.24 Bach, transcr Busoni Chaconne in D minor
8.46 Weelkes When David heard
; 0 Lord. grant the King a long life
Producer Antony Pitts


Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Walt Whitman
Unknown: David Heard
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of Three

Music writer and reviewer
John Steane previews the week on Three.


Unknown: John Steane

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Shostakovich Festive
9.09 Edward Naylor Vox dicentis clama
9.18 Schubert Impromptu in A flat (D899 No 4)
9.26 Bruch Kol Nidrei
9.38 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in G
10.00 Debussy Le Vent dans la plaine; Les Sons et les parfums: Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest (Preludes, Bk
10.10 Franck Les Eolides
10.21 Artist of the Week:
Catherine Bott (soprano) Anon Non e gran causa
10.30 Bortkiewicz Piano
Concerto No 1 in B flat
(2nd mvt)
10.37 Mozart Divertimento in E flat (K252)
10.50 Purcell Frost scene
(King Arthur)
11.10 Kodaly Summer Evening
11.28 Composer of the Week:
Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat (3rd mvt)
11.33 Vivaldi Concerto in C
(RV 558)
11.45 Howells Like as the hart
11.59 Britten, arr
Hindmarsh Suite: Johnson over Jordan
Producer Piers Burton-Page Discs


Unknown: Edward Naylor Vox
Unknown: Bruch Kol Nidrei
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Artist: Franck Les Eolides
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Fairest Isle Songbook

Advent lain Burnside presents a selection of songs for the first day of Advent.
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Fairest Isle

The Isle Is Full of Noises
Radio 3's 12-part history of British music is brought up to date in this final programme, with music from Harrison Blrtwlstle to
David Sawyer. Writer and presenter
Roderick Swanston examines how music making in this country has been encouraged and influenced by both education and radio over the last 30 years, and discovers from history that the music of today's composers is vital to the understanding and the enrichment of our world. Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Harrison Blrtwlstle
Unknown: David Sawyer.
Presenter: Roderick Swanston
Producer: Antony Pitts

: The Sunday Concert

Conductor Paavo Jarvi
Leonidas Kavakos (violin) Smetana Overture: The
Bartered Bride
Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Nielsen Symphony No 5
Performance given last March at York University, sponsored by Nestle UK Ltd


Conductor: Paavo Jarvi
Violin: Leonidas Kavakos

: Spirit of the Age

From Byrd in the 16th century to Maxwell Davies in the 20th, English composers have written In Nomines - works based on a particular fragment of Sarum chant. George Pratt and John Bryan examine the extraordinary diversity of what may seem a limited genre.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Maxwell Davies
Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: John Bryan
Producer: Kate Bolton

: A Service for Advent with Carols

From the Chapel of St
John's College, Cambridge. Vigilate (Byrd)
Hymn: Hark! A herald voice is calling
Lesson 1: Jeremiah 23, wl-6
The apple tree (Poston) Lesson 2: Philippians 2, w 5-16
Lux mundi (Comeau)
There is a flower (Rutter) Lesson 3: Romans 15, w4-13
There is no rose (Joubert) Lesson 4: Isaiah 40, vv 3-11
Hymn: On Jordan's bank
Out of your sleep arise and wake (Milner)
Lesson 5: Matthew 3, wl-11
Tota pulchra es (Bruckner) Lesson 6: Isaiah 35, w 3-10
Hymn: 0 come, 0 come Emmanuel
I sing of a maiden (Bax)
Lesson 7: Luke 1, w 39-48
Mary's Magnificat (Roger Hemingway ) (first performance)
Magnificat: Watson in E
Lesson 8: John 3, w 16-21 Christmas proclamation (Tavener)
Hymn: 0 little town of Bethlehem
Organ voluntary: Le monde dans I'attente du Sauveur
(Symphonie-Passion) (Dupre)
Director of music
Christopher Robinson.
Organ student Allan Walker.


Unknown: Roger Hemingway
Music: Christopher Robinson.
Unknown: Allan Walker.

: Sunday Feature: The Roman Road

Novelist and screenwriter
Frederic Raphael 's dramatisation of his own translation of one of Horace's Satires, recounting the poet's political pilgrimage to Brindisi. Joined by his patron Maecenas, Horace looks forward to greeting Octavian, soon to be the Emperor Augustus.
With Norman Rodway as the scholar John Patrick Sullivan.
Producer Louise Greenberg


Unknown: Frederic Raphael
Unknown: Norman Rodway
Unknown: John Patrick Sullivan.
Producer: Louise Greenberg
Horace: Clive Panto
Maecenas: Jamie Glover
Virgil: Derek Daniels

: Dussek Piano Trio

Haydn Trio in C (H XV 27) Bridge Trio No 2
Last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert

: The Sunday Play: My Dinner with Andre

By Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory , adapted for radio by Kerry Shale . Why should Wally be dreading an evening with his old friend Andre, the brilliant and extraordinary theatre director who first put one of Wally's plays on the stage?
Director Tracey Neale See tomorrow 9.15pm


Unknown: Wallace Shawn
Unknown: Andre Gregory
Radio By: Kerry Shale
Director: Tracey Neale
André: Henry Goodman
Wally: Kerry Shale
Waiter: Joshua Towb

: Choir Works

Brian Wright introduces music by three 17th-century Italian composers, written with "spiritual exercise" in mind.
Stradella Cantata: Crudo mar di fiamme orribili
Peter Harvey (bass)
London Baroque, director Charles Medlam
Rossi Un peccator pentito Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
Colonna La Profezia d'Eliseo
London Baroque, director Charles Medlam


Introduces: Brian Wright
Bass: Peter Harvey
Director: Charles Medlam
Director: William Christie
Director: Colonna La Profezia
Director: Charles Medlam

: Record Review

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday

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