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: Sacred and Profane

Paul Guinery introduces music to reflect the events of Holy Week, including the stirring incidental music to a drama by Grand Duke Konstantin. Glazunov The King of the Jews (Introduction.... Act 2) Moscow Cappella,
Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Igor Golovshin
7.30 Bach Church Cantatas:
Bach Cantata No 182:
Himmelskonig, Sei Willkommen Lynette Alcantara (mezzo), Ian Kennedy (tenor),
Brindley Sherratt (baritone), Rachel Brown (flute), Micaela Comberti
(solo violin), BBC Singers, John Toll (organ), Orchestra of St James , conductor Stephen Cleobury
8.00 Glazunov King of the Jews (Entr'acte.... Act 3, Scene 1)
Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Igor Golovshin
8.10 Fernando de Almeida Incipit Lamentatio Jeremiae Prophetae A Capella Portuguesa, conductor Owen Rees
8.25 Glazunov King of the Jews (Act 3, Entr'acte.... Psalm of the Believers) Moscow Cappella,
Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Igor Golovshin Producer Antony Pitts


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Conductor: Igor Golovshin
Unknown: Sei Willkommen
Unknown: Lynette Alcantara
Tenor: Ian Kennedy
Baritone: Brindley Sherratt
Baritone: Rachel Brown
Flute: Micaela Comberti
Singers: John Toll
Conductor: St James
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Igor Golovshin
Conductor: Owen Rees
Conductor: Igor Golovshin
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

Writer and musician Richard Coles joins Sandy Burnett to preview the Radio 3 week.


Musician: Richard Coles
Unknown: Sandy Burnett

: Brian Kay's SundayMorning

Featuring a performance of Stainer's Passiontide oratorio conducted by Brian Kay.
Vivaldi Concerto in C, RV114
Ensemble 415, director Chiara Banchini
9.10 Svend Schultz Four Choral Songs Danish National Radio Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
9.20 Artists of the Week:
St Paul Chamber Orchestra
Hoist St Paul's Suite
Conductor Christopher Hogwood
9.33 Rachmaninov Mélodie, Op 3 No 3; Polichinelle, Op 3 No 4 Kathryn Stott (piano)
9.42 Handel Symphony; Dead March (Saul)
Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
9.54 Sibelius Andante Festivo
Oslo Philharmonic, conductor Mariss Jansons
10.04 Debussy, orch Stokowski Soirée dans
Grenade Philharmonia , conductor Geoffrey Simon
10.21 Strauss Divertimento after
Couperin (excerpts)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10.35 Alkan Le Festin d'Esope Jack Gibbons (piano)
10.45 Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
10.56 Composer of the Week:
Mozart Epistle Sonata in C, K329 Ian Watson (organ),
Classical Orchestra of the King's Consort, director Robert King
11.01 Stainer The Crucifixion
Martyn Hill (tenor), Michael George (bass), BBC Singers, Leith Hill
Festival Singers, Margaret Philips (organ), conductor Brian Kay Producer Piers Burton-Page E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conducted By: Brian Kay.
Director: Chiara Banchini
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Conductor: Grenade Philharmonia
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Conductor: Strauss Divertimento
Unknown: Alkan Le Festin
Piano: Jack Gibbons
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Unknown: Ian Watson
Director: Robert King
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Tenor: Michael George
Singers: Margaret Philips
Conductor: Brian Kay
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Schubert Songbook

Pianist Roger Vignoles talks to
Gordon Stewart about his favourite
Schubert songs.
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Pianist: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: The Sunday Concert

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth , Katarina Karneus (mezzo)
BBC National Chorus of Wales, Philharmonia Chorus
Britten Sinfonia da Requiem
Mahler Lieder eines Fahrenden
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Katarina Karneus
Unknown: Britten Sinfonia

: Smart to Be Smart

Poet Tom Paulin recalls his student days in the sixties.


Unknown: Tom Paulin

: Membra Jesu Nostri

The second of seven programmes in which Harry Christophers conducts soloists from the Sixteen and principals from the Symphony of Harmony and Invention in Membra Jesu Nostri by Buxtehude. Ad Genua is preceded by Alan Howard reading John Donne 's This Is My Playe's 's Last Scene.
Next programme tomorrow 10.15pm


Unknown: Harry Christophers
Unknown: Alan Howard
Unknown: John Donne

: Spirit of the Age

Decorum, Etiquette and Morality
The second in a monthly series on the history of dance. Jeremy Barlow and George Pratt discuss how people were expected to behave on the dance floor during the Middle Ages and Renaissance; how dance involved courtship; and how it was condemned by the Church. Including medieval dances and music by Locke , Purcell and Weber. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Jeremy Barlow
Unknown: George Pratt
Music By: Locke , Purcell
Producer: Kate Bolton

: A Meditation on thePassion of Christ

From the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge.
Hymn: All Glory Laud and Honour
Readings: Psalm 69, wl-3, 9-20; The Agonie (George Herbert ) Gospel: Mark 14, w32-50
Emendemus in Melius (Byrd)
Jesu, Grant Me This (Robinson) Tristis Est Anima Mea (Lassus)
Hymn: My Song Is Love Unknown
Readings: Isaiah 53, wl-7; And He Answered Them Nothing (Richard Crashaw )
Gospel: Matthew 27, wll-26 Salve Regina (Poulenc)
Behold My Servant (Bernard Naylor ) Drop, Drop, Slow Tears (Leighton)
Hymn: When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
Reading from The Pilgrim's Progress (John Bunyan )
Gospel: John 19, wl6-42
Mein Gott , Warum Hast Du Mich
Verlassen (Mendelssohn)
Organ Voluntary: Choral Prelude "0
Mensch, Bewein Dein Sunde Gross",
BWV622 (Bach)
Director of music Christopher Robinson. Organ student Peter Davis.


Unknown: George Herbert
Unknown: Richard Crashaw
Unknown: Bernard Naylor
Unknown: John Bunyan
Unknown: Mein Gott
Unknown: Bewein Dein Sunde
Music: Christopher Robinson.
Unknown: Peter Davis.

: The Sunday Feature:The Life and Crimes ofLenny Bruce

In 1963, Lenny Bruce was the most notorious comedian in America, by 1965 he was bankrupt, and a year later he was dead. Without him, we would not have had Richard Pryor ,
Robin Williams or Bill Hicks. Charles Shaar Murray examines Bruce's career, with excerpts from his performances and contributions from comedian
Steve Allen , satirist Paul Krassner and jazz musician Jack Sheldon. Producer Steven Shepherd


Unknown: Richard Pryor
Unknown: Robin Williams
Unknown: Bill Hicks.
Unknown: Charles Shaar Murray
Unknown: Steve Allen
Unknown: Paul Krassner
Musician: Jack Sheldon.
Producer: Steven Shepherd

: Boris Berman

Beethoven Sonata in F, Op 54 Stravinsky Serenade in A
Debussy Preludes (Book 1, selection) Last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert


Piano: Beethoven Sonata
Unknown: Stravinsky Serenade

: Choir Works

Old Testament prophecies of the coming of the Messiah open Handel's masterpiece, which follows God's plan of salvation through the Gospel accounts of Christ's life, death,
Resurrection and Ascension to its fulfilment in the Book of Revelation.
Brian Wright introduces the Foundling Hospital version in which a second soprano sings the aria But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming.
Deborah York and Lynne Dawson
(sopranos), Ruby Philogene (mezzo), Charles Daniels (tenor), Neal Davies (baritone), Gabrieli Consort and Players, director Paul McCreesh Producer Antony Pitts


Introduces: Brian Wright
Unknown: Deborah York
Sopranos: Lynne Dawson
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Tenor: Neal Davies
Baritone: Gabrieli Consort
Director: Paul McCreesh
Producer: Antony Pitts

: The Sunday Play:East from the Gantry

By Edward Thomas.
In the derelict shell of their burnt-out house, a husband and wife swap memories while a mysterious drifter lurks on the hillside. Love is strange.
Music by Gareth Whittock Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Edward Thomas.
Music By: Gareth Whittock
Director: Alison Hindell
Bella: Ri Richards
Ronnie: Boyd Clack
Trampas: Andrew Howard
Wymff: Wyndham Price

: Songs from aCountry Called Spain

With Jan Fairley. 3:
Catalunya Lluis Llach , who grew up in Verges, was a founding member of the nova canco movement during the Franco years. His songs were banned, and he was exiled. Today he lives in the village of Porrera, and his lyrical music is still political and immensely popular.


Unknown: Jan Fairley.
Unknown: Catalunya Lluis Llach

: Record Review

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday 9.00am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Verdi / Lombardi
Hungarian Radio and Television Chorus, Hungarian State Opera Orchestra/ Lamberto Gardelli
3.30 Ronan O'Hora (piano),
Portuguese SO/George Hurst Schubert Incidental music:
Rosamunde Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor Brahms Piano
Concerto No 2 in B flat
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Lamberto Gardelli
Music: Rosamunde Schumann
Griselda: Sylvia Sass (soprano)
Oronte: Giorgio Lamberti (tenor)
Arvino EZIO: de Cesare (tenor)

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