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: Open University

5.55 Maths: Relations 6.15 Anna
Akhmatova: the Requiem 6.35 Victorian Religion: Dale and the Civic Gospel

: Sacred and Profane

Paul Guinery introduces another in his series of Rubbra symphonies and sacred vocal music from Dresden,
Leipzig and Cambridge.
Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV542
Douglas Amrine (pedal harpsichord)
7.15 Plainchant: Nunc Dimittis
Antiphon "Media Vita" Gombert Media Vita in Morte sumus
Henry's Eight, director Jonathan Brown
7.25 Rubbra Symphony No 6
BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox
8.00 Bach Church Cantatas:
Bach Cantata No 17: Wer Dank
Opfert, Der Preiset Mich
Paul Esswood (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Max van Egmond (bass),
Wiener Sangerknaben , Chorus Viennensis,
Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.20 Panufnik Nocturne
BBC SO/Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
8.35 Tallis Jam Lucis Orto Sidere
Robert Woolley (organ)
8.37 Schiitz Magnificat
Dresdener Kreuzchor, Capella Fidicinia , conductor Rudolf Mauersberger Producer Antony Pitts


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Douglas Amrine
Director: Jonathan Brown
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Bass: Wiener Sangerknaben
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Robert Woolley
Conductor: Capella Fidicinia
Conductor: Rudolf Mauersberger
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of Three

John Wallace glimpses at the week ahead on Radio 3.


Unknown: John Wallace

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

John Williams Summon the Heroes
Boston Pops Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
9.11 Kraus Overture: Olympie
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Anthony Halstead
9.18 Hoist A Somerset Rhapsody LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
9.27 Schubert Rondo in D, D608 Tal and Groethuysen Duo
9.44 Sibelius Karelia Suite
Philharmonia, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
10.01 Vorisek Impromptu in B, Op 7 No 6
Radoslav Kvapil (piano)
10.10 Handel Wedding Anthem: Sing unto God
Soloists, New College Choir, The
King's Consort, director Robert King
10.27 Composer of the Week:
Bach, arr Hess Jesu , Joy of Man's Desiring (Cantata No 147) Myra Hess (piano)
10.38 Elgar Sea Pictures Janet Baker (mezzo), LSO, conductor John Barbirolli
11.10 Proms Artist of the Week:
Daniel Barenboim (conductor) Franck Le Chasseur Maudit
Orchestre de Paris
11.27 Telemann Concerto in G
Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
11.44 Tartini Violin Sonata in G minor
(Devil's Trill)
Itzhak Perlman ,
Janet Goodman Guggenheim (piano)
12.05 Tippett Ritual Dances (The Midsummer Marriage)
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Producer Piers Burton-Page E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conductor: Anthony Halstead
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Schubert Rondo
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Vorisek Impromptu
Piano: Radoslav Kvapil
Director: Robert King
Unknown: Hess Jesu
Piano: Myra Hess
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Collegium Musicum
Director: Simon Standage
Unknown: Itzhak Perlman
Piano: Janet Goodman Guggenheim
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Full Score

Under the chairmanship of Guy Woolfenden , the classical-music quiz returns to the Warwick and Leamington Festival. For the final programme in the series, the celebrity guests are writer Sue Limb (alter ego of the Guardian's Dulcie Domum ), and singer and writer Sally Bradshaw. Team captains are
David Owen Norris and Daryl Runswick.


Unknown: Guy Woolfenden
Unknown: Dulcie Domum
Unknown: Sally Bradshaw.
Unknown: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Daryl Runswick.

: New for Old: Myths Retold

The last of eight myths rewritten by Michelene Wandor.
With music by Roussel and Sibelius. Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Michelene Wandor.
Producer: Jessica Isaacs
Bacchus: Denys Hawthorne
Ariadne: Elaine Pyke
Pan: Christopher Pavlo
Echo: Colleen Prendergast

: Edinburgh International Festival

War Requiem
"My subject is War, and the pity of War: The poetry is in the pity ...
All a poet can do today is warn.' (Wilfred Owen )
Britten's powerful setting of the Roman Mass for the Dead interspersed with anti-war poems by Wilfred Owen. Introduced by Brian Morton.
Elena Prokina (soprano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Thomas Quasthoff
(baritone), Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Junior Chorus, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Donald Runnicles See also 4.00pm


Unknown: Wilfred Owen
Unknown: Wilfred Owen.
Introduced By: Brian Morton.
Soprano: Elena Prokina
Soprano: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Tenor: Thomas Quasthoff
Conductor: Donald Runnicles

: Spirit of the Age

The ways in which people prepared for and accepted death in the Middle
Ages and Renaissance are markedly different from in our own time.
Christopher Page and Claire Preston discuss monuments and memorials with reference to requiems and relics. Repeat


Unknown: Claire Preston

: Edinburgh International Festival

Brahms Chamber Cycle
A recital from pianist Andras Schiff 's survey of Brahms's complete chamber music including piano, Introduced by Brian Morton.
Andras Schiff (piano), Yuuko Shiokawa (violin), Boris Pergamenschikow (cello), Elmar Schmid (clarinet)
Brahms Cello Sonata in E minor, Op 38; Clarinet Sonata in F minor, Op 120 No 1; Piano Trio in B, Op 8


Pianist: Andras Schiff
Introduced By: Brian Morton.
Piano: Andras Schiff
Piano: Yuuko Shiokawa
Violin: Boris Pergamenschikow
Cello: Elmar Schmid

: The Sunday Feature: A Very Big Guy

Reggie Smith , inspiration for his wife Olivia Manning 's portrayal of Guy Pringle in The Fortunes of War, worked for the BBC for 27 years as a drama and features producer. Humphrey Carpenter recalls his life. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4


Unknown: Reggie Smith
Unknown: Olivia Manning
Unknown: Guy Pringle
Producer: Humphrey Carpenter

: Two Sea Journeys

By Rimsky-Korsakov. Sadko
USSR SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetianov The Sea; Sinbad's Ship (Sheherazade) Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow (piano duet) Discs


Conductor: Yevgeni Svetianov
Unknown: Anthony Goldstone
Piano: Caroline Clemmow

: Proms News

Repeated from yesterday 9.00am

: BBC Proms 1996

In the first half of tonight's Prom, the colours and rhythms of Spain are seen through Russian eyes and heard in the authentic flamenco of Falla's Love the Magician. Between these is a song cycle by a little-known contemporary of Falla, and the concert ends with a magical Russian fable in one of Stravinsky's most brilliantly orchestrated ballets.
Della Jones (mezzo), BBC National Orchestra of Wales/David Atherton
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol Montsalvatge Five Negro Songs Falla El Amor Brujo
8.35 Russian Colour
Natalie Wheen explores the kaleidoscope of sounds, language, music, customs, and, above all, colour that brightens the Russian imagination.
8.55 Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version)


Unknown: Della Jones
Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka

: The Sunday Play: Shoot-Out at St David's

By John Fletcher and Stan Hey.
Mick Manic , Liverpool's most successful comedian, is so traumatised after discovering a pile of corpses left in a cellar by his criminal brother Terry that he loses the power of speech. He is pursued by his brother across the Welsh hills to seek sanctuary at St David's.
Music by John Thomas. Director Shaun MacLoughlin Repeat


Unknown: John Fletcher
Unknown: Stan Hey.
Unknown: Mick Manic
Music By: John Thomas.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Mick Manic: Stephen McGann
Terry Manic: Neville Smith
Dog: Bill Monks
Angel: Carolyn Backhouse
McKenna: Richard Tate
Cato: Christian Rodska
Barnes: Cornelius Garrett
Apparatchik: Bill Wallis
Big-Bollux: Ian Sanders
Mum: June Barrie
Young Mick: William Denys
Young Terry: Floriano Areal-Carter

: Traditional Music

World Tour
In Russian folklore, a terem is a beautiful wooden folk palace filled with fairy tales. In this programme, the world tour features the music of St
Petersburg's Terem Quartet - four classically trained musicians playing ancient folk instruments. The line-up includes a giant balalaika, a domra (mandolin) and bayan (accordion).

: Interpretations on Record

George Pratt has been listening to
Bach's six suites for unaccompanied cello in recordings by over 40 performers from Casais to
Rostropovich. These stark solo lines, which appear so simple on paper, continue to evoke an amazing variety and range of artistic responses. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Unknown: George Pratt
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Handel Amadigi di Gaula
Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
3.45 Juraj Bartos (trumpet), Slovak RSO/ Andrew Mogrelia
Beethoven Overture: Coriolan Hummel Trumpet
Concerto in E flat Suk A Summer's Tale
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Conductor: Juraj Bartos
Unknown: Andrew Mogrelia
Amadigi: Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto)
Oriana: Jennifer Smith (sop)

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