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: Sacred and Profane

With Fiona Talkington.
Anon 14th-century Benedicamus Domino
7.05 Anon Introitus; Kyrie; Gloria;
Graduale; Alleluia (Mass of Barcelona) Obsidienne, director Emmanuel Bonnardot
7.28 Borstlap Hyperion 's Dream Dmitri Ferschtman (cello), Alwin Bar (piano)
7.54 Bach Church Cantatas:
Bach Cantata No 11: Lobet
Gott in Seinen Reichen
Elisabeth Grummer (soprano),
Marga Hoffgen (alto), Hans Joachim Rotzsch (tenor), Theo Adam (bass), Choir of St Thomas 's Church,
Leipzig, Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Thomas
8.29 Mozart March in C, K408 No 1
Leo van Doeselaar (organ)
8.34 Anon Offertorium; Sanctus;
Agnus Dei ; Communio; Ite Missa Est (Mass of Barcelona) Obsidienne, director Emmanuel Bonnardot
Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Director: Emmanuel Bonnardot
Director: Borstlap Hyperion
Cello: Dmitri Ferschtman
Unknown: Seinen Reichen
Soprano: Elisabeth Grummer
Soprano: Marga Hoffgen
Unknown: Hans Joachim
Tenor: Theo Adam
Unknown: St Thomas
Conductor: Kurt Thomas
Unknown: Agnus Dei
Director: Emmanuel Bonnardot
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

The conductor Ronald Corp previews the week ahead on Radio 3 with Sandy Burnett.


Conductor: Ronald Corp
Unknown: Sandy Burnett.

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides
(Fingal's Cave)
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
9.14 Debussy L'lsle Joyeuse Moura Lympany (piano)
9.21 Handel Scherza Infida (Ariodante) James Bowman (countertenor), The King's Consort, director Robert King
9.31 Composer of the Week: Lehar Ballsirenen
Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra, conductor Willi Boskovsky
9.39 Messager Three Waltzes Duo Crommelynck (piano duet)
9.49 Faure Requiem (excerpts) Catherine Bott (soprano),
Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre
Revolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.03 Artist of the Week:
Radovan Vlatkovic (horn)
Mozart Horn Concerto No 3 in E flat, K44 7 English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
10.26 Arnold Little Suite No 1
City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
10.40 Holst Hymn of Jesus
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
11.10 Debussy Deux Arabesques
Philharmonia, conductor Geoffrey Simon
11.19 Rosenmuller Jubilent Aethera
Ellen Hargis (soprano), The King's Noyse
11.29 JC Bach Symphony in G, Op 8 No 2. Hanover Band, conductor Anthony Halstead
11.41 Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell Producer Piers Burton-Page E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Piano: Joyeuse Moura Lympany
Unknown: James Bowman
Director: Robert King
Unknown: Lehar Ballsirenen
Unknown: Vienna Johann
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Horn: Radovan Vlatkovic
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Soprano: Ellen Hargis
Conductor: Anthony Halstead
Conductor: George Szell
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Music Matters

With Ivan Hewett. Maurizio Pollini talks about Beethoven's piano sonatas. Plus a feature on English operatic life in the late 18th century. Producer Anthony Sellors


Unknown: Ivan Hewett.
Talks: Maurizio Pollini
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Schubert Songbook

Know Your Classics. Classical mythology was a repeated source of inspiration for Schubert.
Gordon Stewart dips into some examples. Producer Adam Gatehouse


Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: The Sibelius Experience

The last in the series of concerts exploring the music of Sibelius.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska ,
Solveig Kringelborn (soprano)
Introduced by Geoffrey Baskerville , with contributions from Osmo Vanska and Peter Franklin.
Sibelius Symphony No 6 Strauss Four Last Songs Sibelius Symphony No 7


Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Soprano: Solveig Kringelborn
Introduced By: Geoffrey Baskerville
Unknown: Peter Franklin.

: Spirit of the Age

In medieval literature and music, May is described as a time of festivities.
Christopher Page and Ardis Butterfield discuss these associations, with readings from Jean Renart 's
Romance of the Rose and songs exploring this theme.
Producer Kate Bolton. Repeated Tuesday 4pm


Unknown: Jean Renart
Producer: Kate Bolton.

: Schumann

Konzertstuck in F for Four Homs and Orchestra. Gerd Seifert ,
Norbert Hauptmann , Christoph Kohler and Manfred Klier , Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Klaus Tennstedt Disc


Unknown: Gerd Seifert
Unknown: Norbert Hauptmann
Unknown: Christoph Kohler
Unknown: Manfred Klier
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt

: Celebrity Recital

A piano recital given at the Barbican Centre in London last year. Copland Variations
Schubert Impromptu in B flat, D935 No 3
Brahms Sonata No 2 in F sharp minor, Op 2
Ravel Valses Nobles et
Sentimentales Chopin Waltzes , Op 34: No 1 in A flat; No 2 in A minor
Uszt Valse Oubliée No 1; Mephisto Waltz No 1


Unknown: Sentimentales Chopin Waltzes

: Sunday Feature: Mr Jencks's Jumping Universe

Architectural historian Charles Jencks , wayward child of the modem movement and prophet of postmodernism, considers the triumphs and failures of architectural life after the tower block.
Tracing the progress of postmodernist thought, he rejects deconstructionism in favour of a more optimistic philosophy - one which encompasses cosmology and stresses the jumping, unfolding narrative of the universe. Producer William Catlin


Unknown: Charles Jencks
Producer: William Catlin

: The Lindsays

Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 76 No 3 (Emperor)
Britten String Quartet No 3

: Sunday Play: The Proust Screenplay

By Harold Pinter , written with the collaboration of Joseph Losey and Barbara Bray , adapted for radio by Michael Bakewell. This dramatisation of Marcel Proust 's Remembrance of Things Past was written as a film for Losey. Pinter takes the voice of the screenplay in a newly extended version of the realisation for radio.
The sound of a bell on a garden gate, a phrase of music and a recalled glimpse of a young woman send
Proust's narrator in search of lost time. With Douglas Hodge as Marcel. with Andrew Branch. David Collings. Stephen Critchlow , Zulema Dene , John Hartley , Denys Hawthorne , Roger May, Patience Tomlinson, David Timson , Geoffrey Whitehead , Jane Whittenshaw , Sandra Voe and Tracy Wiles Music by Stephen Warbeck
Director Ned Chaillet Revised repeat


Unknown: Harold Pinter
Unknown: Joseph Losey
Unknown: Barbara Bray
Unknown: Michael Bakewell.
Unknown: Marcel Proust
Unknown: Douglas Hodge
Unknown: Andrew Branch.
Unknown: David Collings.
Unknown: Stephen Critchlow
Unknown: Zulema Dene
Unknown: John Hartley
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: David Timson
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown: Sandra Voe
Music By: Stephen Warbeck
Director: Ned Chaillet
Albertine: Emma Fielding
Charlus: John Wood
Grandmother: Eve Pearce
Swann: Edward de Souza
Odette: Karen Archer
Mme Verdurin: Sheila Allen
Verdurin: Neville Jason
Andree: Caroline Strong
Duchesse: Linda Marlowe

: Choir Works

The third of four programmes tracing Russia's choral tradition.
Echoes of Old Russia. Brian Wright talks to Fr Michael Fortounatto about a cappella singing in the Russian Orthodox church and the rich tradition of folk song, both of which have had a profound influence on generations of Russian composers. Various A selection of chants
Monks of Zagorsk Monastery Anon Six motets
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips Stravinsky Mass
Westminster Cathedral Choir, City of London Sinfonia, conductor James O'Donnell
Anon The Lord Hath Sent
Redemption to His People
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips Bortnyansky Te Deum
Patriarchal Choir of Moscow, conductor Anatoly Gindenko
Tchaikovsky Coronation Canatata: Moscow
Sarah Walker (mezzo),
Benjamin Luxon (baritone), BBC
Singers and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard


Talks: Brian Wright
Unknown: Fr Michael Fortounatto
Director: Peter Phillips
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Director: Peter Phillips
Director: Bortnyansky Te Deum
Conductor: Anatoly Gindenko
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Baritone: Benjamin Luxon
Conductor: Raymond Leppard

: Lost Voices

English Folk Songs
In the second of three programmes of English folk songs,
Georgina Boyes takes a sceptical look at the mystique surrounding English folk song throughout the 20th century. With songs from East Anglia, Kent, Lancashire and Durham. Repeat


Songs: Georgina Boyes

: Record Review

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Glinka Ruslan and Ludmilla
From the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre/Valery Gergiev
3.40 Giovanni Bellucci (piano)
Liszt Fantasy and Fugue on BACH
Schumann Fantasy in C, Op 17 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 12 in C sharp minor Gottschalk Souvenirs d'Andalousie Johann Strauss (son) Schatz Waltz; Waltz: Du und Du
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Glinka Ruslan
Andalousie==>: Johann Strauss
Svetozar: Sergei Alexashkin (baritone)
Ludmilla: Marina Shaguch (soprano)
Ruslan: Mikhail Kit (bass)
Ratmir: Zlata Bulycheva (alton)

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