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: Open University

5.55 Maths: Relations
6.15 Developing World: Aids in Uganda
6.35 Assignment 103

: Sacred and Profane

Fiona Talkington introduces a recording by Lucia Popp of one of Bach's most celebrated cantatas, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra performs Vaughan Williams 's
"masque for dancing" based on illustrations by William Blake.
Robert Johnson Domine in Virtute Tua II
Cappella Nova , director Alan Tavener
7.15 Marin Marais L'Arabesque Jordi Savall (bass viol)
Pierre HantaT (harpsichord) Rolf Lislevand (theorbo)
7.23 Gombert Credo
Henry's Eight, director Jonathan Brown
7.37 Anon Puer Natus Est (15th century) Crawford Young (lute)
7.40 Bach Church Cantatas:
Bach Cantata No 51: Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen
Lucia Popp (soprano),
Carole Dawn Reinhart (trumpet), Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra, conductor Marinus Voorberg
8.00 Anon Sei Willekommen Herre
Christ (15th century) Ferrara Ensemble, conductor Crawford Young
8.02 Tallis Ex More Docti Mistico
Robert Woolley (organ)
8.04 Vaughan Williams Job BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Producer Antony Pitts


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Lucia Popp
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Illustrations By: William Blake.
Illustrations By: Robert Johnson
Unknown: Cappella Nova
Director: Alan Tavener
Bass: Jordi Savall
Harpsichord: Rolf Lislevand
Director: Jonathan Brown
Unknown: Crawford Young
Unknown: Jauchzet Gott
Unknown: Allen Landen
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Soprano: Carole Dawn Reinhart
Conductor: Crawford Young
Unknown: Docti Mistico
Unknown: Robert Woolley
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of Three

Presented by composer John Woolrich. See also Monday 7.30pm


Unknown: John Woolrich.

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Composer of the Week: Dvorak Carnival Overture
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Stephen Gunzenhauser
9.14 Artists of the Week: Leeds Piano
Competition Winners
Schubert Impromptu in A flat, D899 No
Murray Perahia
9.22 Bach, arr Muncllnger Flute Concerto in C, BWV1055
Jean-Pierre Rampal , Ars Redeviva , conductor Milan Munclinger
9.35 Hobt Three Part-Songs from Op 44 Joyful Company of Singers, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
9.42 Grieg Holberg Suite Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
10.02 Brahms Intermezzo in A, Op 118 No
Radu Lupu (piano)
10.15 Gounod Ballet Music (Faust) New Philharmonia, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.26 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 76 No 3 (Emperor)
Amadeus Quartet
10.54 Vaughan Williams Five Variants on "Dives and Lazarus"
Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
11.08 Waldteufel Waltz: Estudiantina
Gulbenkian Orchestra, conductor Michel Swierczewski
11.16 Hummel Piano Concerto in A minor
Stephen Hough , ECO. conductor Bryden Thomson
11.48 Schubert Theme and Variations
(Octet in F, D803) Vienna Octet
12.00 Ginastera Suite: Panambi
LSO, conductor Eugene Goossens Producer Piers Burton-Page E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Conductor: Ars Redeviva
Conductor: Milan Munclinger
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Brahms Intermezzo
Piano: Radu Lupu
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Michel Swierczewski
Unknown: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Conductor: Eugene Goossens
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Great French Dishes

Radio 3 begins an afternoon in France with the first of an eight-part series in which Leslie Forbes samples French culture through regional cuisine. 1: La Cerise sur le Gâteau
The art and science of Parisian patisserie is not to be taken lightly: by British standards, the cakes displayed in Fauchon's window are outrageous creations. Head pastry chef
Pierre Herme 's cakes are the haute couture of patisserie, with two collections a year - in spring and autumn. Producer Cathy Drysdale


Unknown: Leslie Forbes
Unknown: Pierre Herme
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: The Sunday Concert

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Grant Llewellyn , Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Svendsen Carnival in Paris
Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)
See also 4.00pm


Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

: Spirit of the Age

In the first of two programmes on Paris, George Pratt and Christopher Wilson visit some of the sites of musical and architectural interest from the 17th and 18th centuries. Their itinerary includes visits to the lie St
Louis, the Place des Vosges, and the house where Mozart gave his first Parisian recital.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: Christopher Wilson
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Debussy Préludes (Book 2)
Pour les Degres Chromatiques; Pour les Arpèges Composes; Pour les Octaves Satie Gnossiennes Nos 1 and 4; Gymnopedie No 1 Ravel Miroirs

: The Sunday Feature: The Ballad of Charles Parker

Charles Parker was one of the pioneers of radio in this country. Together with Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger , he created an entirely new form of documentary in the radio ballad, which aired the actual sound of working people. Although Parker's achievement was celebrated by critics, he was prematurely retired from the BBC at the age of 53. Laurie Taylor investigates the poetry and philosophy behind Parker's work, as well as the political beliefs that inspired it. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4


Unknown: Charles Parker
Unknown: Ewan MacColl
Unknown: Peggy Seeger
Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: The Fool on the Bridge

A celebration of the life and music of Bernard de Ventadom , Provençal troubadour and lover of Eleanor of Aquitaine. With the Camerata Mediterranea and Joel Cohen.


Unknown: Bernard de Ventadom
Unknown: Joel Cohen.

: Choir Works

From the newly opened Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Brian Wright introduces Berlioz's majestic requiem, performed by the massed forces of four of the North West's most famous choirs.
Berlioz Grande Messe des Morts
Thomas Randle (tenor), Chester Festival Chorus, Huddersfield Choral Society,
Leeds Festival Chorus, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Producer Antony Pitts


Introduces: Brian Wright
Tenor: Thomas Randle
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Producer: Antony Pitts

: The Sunday Play: The Man in the Trees

By Peter Jukes , and starring Juliet Aubrey as Gabi, Henry Goodman as Zvi, Bernard Hepton as Adam and Miriam Karlin as Kasia.
When an English company begins excavation work at a remote site in the Polish countryside, repeated sabotage suggests the site is not as unimportant as it seems. Gabi, a young liaison officer, meets the enigmatic Adam and uncovers a dark past ...
Music composed by Malcolm Singer Director Alby James Repeat


Unknown: Peter Jukes
Unknown: Juliet Aubrey
Unknown: Henry Goodman
Unknown: Bernard Hepton
Unknown: Miriam Karlin
Composed By: Malcolm Singer
Henek: Barry Farrimond
Ryan: Ian Masters
Jan: Michael Tudor Barnes
Elzbieta: Eva Stuart
Viktor: Oliver Senton
Chairman of Tribunal: George Parsons
Samuel Sabin: Derek Waring

: Nash Ensemble

Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Poulenc Sextet for Piano and Wind
Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks) Repeat


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Poulenc Sextet

: Traditional Music

World Tour
Nana Tsiboe and his band Asem Ni!, the voice of Ghanian highlife music in the nineties, take Jo Shinner on a musical trip around the country, discovering the roots of this hybrid genre of music. The programme includes an example of sikyi highlife - Odumankumah Boa Mi, a song for the Asafo warriors and rhythmic Malachai. Repeat


Unknown: Nana Tsiboe
Unknown: Jo Shinner

: Record Review

Building a Library
John Steane compares available recordings of Verdi's opera Rigoletto. Martin Cotton reviews new releases of French orchestral music including
Berlioz's Harold in Italy and a Chabrier disc from John Eliot Gardiner ,
Roussel's Bacchus and Ariadne and The Spider's Banquet from Yan Pascal Tortelier, and a disc of French symphonic poems from Michel Plasson. Revised repeat from yesterday 9.00am See also Friday 8.05am


Unknown: John Steane
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Yan Pascal
Unknown: Michel Plasson.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod. Vivaldi L 'Olimpiade
Capella Vocal Ensemble, Clemencic Consort , director Rene Clemencic
3.15 Grethe Krogh (organ), Odense SO/Dorian Wilson Barber Toccata
Festiva Matthison-Hansen Concerto for organ solo Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Clemencic Consort
Director: Rene Clemencic
Director: Grethe Krogh
Unknown: Wilson Barber Toccata
Unknown: Festiva Matthison-Hansen
Clistene: Andrew Walker Schultze (bass)
Aristea: Lucia Meeuwsen (sop)
Argene: Elisabeth Von Magnus (contralto)
Megacie MIEKE VAN DER: Sluis (sop)
Licida: Gerard Lesne (counter-Tenor)
Aminta: Aris Christoffelis (sop)
Alcandro: William OBErholtzer (baritone)

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