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: Open University

Solving Inequalities 6.15 Is There a Text in this
Programme? Meaning and Interpretation 6.35 Musical Style

: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Sheppard In pace in idipsum
7.08 Dowland Lachrimae antiquae pavane
7.14 Landowski Première legon de tenebres
7.29 Lupo Ardo , si (Prima parte); Ardi et gela (Seconda parte)
7.35 Bach, an Moscheles Prelude in C minor; Prelude in C ("48", Bk I)
7.42 Landowski Deuxi ème leçon de tenebres
8.00 Shalom Alelcheml
Alex Knapp concludes his exploration of Jewish religious music. 7: Passover
Pasach begins next week with the first Seder service on Wednesday night. The special Haggadah text, chanted at the two Seder services held traditionally in the home, has inspired thousands of melodies.
8.25 Messiaen Les
Offrandes oubliées
8.37 Landowski Troisième leçon de tenebres Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Lupo Ardo
Unknown: Landowski Deuxi
Unknown: Shalom Alelcheml
Unknown: Alex Knapp
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of Three

With Richard Osborne.


Unknown: Richard Osborne.

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps
9.20 Artist of the Week:
Dawn Upshaw (soprano) Haydn On Mighty Wings (Creation, Part II)
9.30 Bach, arr Walton Suite: The Wise Virgins
9.51 Telemann Flute
Sonata No 1 in G minor
10.00 Verdi Stabat mater
(Four Sacred Pieces)
10.12 Paganlni Moto perpetuo in C
10.17 Suk Fantastic Scherzo
10.34 Berlioz, transcr Uszt March to the Scaffold
(Symphonie fantastique)
10.40 Anon Trip and Go Hey
10.48 Tippett Concerto for double string orchestra
11.15 Brahms Waltzes , Op 39 Nos 10-16
11.23 Johann Strauss
(son) Acceleration Waltz
11.32 Composer of the Week:
Schubert Die Nachtigall; Wein und Liebe
11.46 Martlnu Symphony No 2
Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Verdi Stabat
Unknown: Paganlni Moto
Unknown: Brahms Waltzes
Unknown: Johann Strauss

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Trading Places

Five programmes exploring the current relationship between American and British poetry through the work of poets who have crossed the Atlantic. Today, Simon Armitage travels to America to talk to Paul Muldoon
, who runs the creative writing programme at Princeton University in New Jersey. How has the move to America from
Belfast nine years ago affected his writing? Producer Susan Roberts


Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Paul Muldoon
Producer: Susan Roberts

: From the Proms 1995

The series of highlights from the centenary season ends with a concert by the BBC Philharmonic.
Berio Shofar
BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly
Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)
Rosa Mannion (soprano) Jean Rigby (mezzo)
Brighton Festival Chorus Edinburgh Festival Chorus BBC Philharmonic, conductor Charles Mackerras


Conductor: Simon Joly
Soprano: Rosa Mannion
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Spirit of the Age

The lute was brought to Europe during the Moorish occupation of Spain and remained one of the most popular and versatile instruments in Western music until the 18th century. George Pratt's guest Christopher Wilson traces its rise and fall, with music from the Middle Ages, the Golden Age in England and Spain, and the Italian Renaissance. (Rpt)


Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: Christopher Wilson

: A Meditation on the Passion of Christ

Recorded in the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge.
Cambridge Hymn: All glory, laud and honour
Reading from An Evil
Cradling by Brian Keenan
Gospel: Mark 14, w 32-50 Nolo mortem peccatoris (Morley)
Unser Herr Jesus Christus (Schutz)
Hymn: O sacred head, sore wounded
Reading: Jeremiah 20, W 7-11
Gospel: Matthew 27, w 11-26
Vexilla regis (Bruckner) A Litany (Walton)
Steal away (arr Tippett)
Hymn: When I survey the wondrous cross (descant: Guest)
Readings from The Coming by R S
Thomas Psalm 22, w 1-22
Gospel: John 19, w 16-42 0 King of the Friday (Grier) Prayer to the Father of Heaven (Vaughan Williams) Gospel: Mark 16, w 1-8 Organ voluntary: Chorale
Prelude An Wasserflussen
Babylon, BWV 653 (Bach) Director of music
Christopher Robinson.
Organ student Allan Walker.


Director of music: Christopher Robinson.
Unknown: Allan Walker.

: The Sunday Feature: Over the Precipice

Roberta Berke's play based on the life and work of Italian poet Torquato Tasso (1544-1595), with Anton Lesser as Tasso, Edward de Souza as Scipione Gonzaga and John Moffatt as Alfonso II Duke ,
of Ferrara.


Unknown: Torquato Tasso
Unknown: Anton Lesser
Unknown: Edward de Souza
Unknown: John Moffatt
Unknown: Alfonso Ii Duke

: Marc-Andre Hamelin

Mozart Sonata in C, K330 Schumann Fantasy in C, Op 17
Last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert

: The Sunday Play: Happy Days

A new radio version of the Samuel Beckett play first performed in New York in 1961. Winnie is buried up to the waist and seems likely to be sucked down even further into the earth.
Her bright chatter keeps Nemesis at bay, but for how long?
A Catherine Bailey production


Author: Samuel Beckett
Winnie: Geraldine McEwan
Willie: Clive Swift
Narrator: Phil Daniels
Director: Peter Wood
Producer: Catherine Bailey

: Choir Works

Handel Brockes Passion
Brian Wright presents Handel's early setting of the Passion story in a performance given last year in St George's, Hanover Square, as part of the London Handel Festival.
London Handel Choir and Orchestra/Denys Darlow
Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Handel Brockes
Unknown: Brian Wright
Producer: Antony Pitts
Evangelist: Ian Partridge (tenor)
Jesus: Michael George (bass)
Daughter of Zion: Lorna Anderson (sop)
Mary/Believer: Jeni Bern (sop)
Judas/Believer: Tobias Cole (countertenor)
Peter: Charles Daniels (tenor)
Pilate/Centurion/Believer: David Thomas (bass)

: The Bronze Horse and the Bellflowers

Keith Howard presents the first of two selections of traditional music from North Korea.


Unknown: Keith Howard

: Record Review

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday

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