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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Byrd Infelix Ego
Oxford Camerata, director Jeremy Summerly
7.17 Anon Ex Sion (The Creation and the Apocalypse)
Ensemble Gilles Binchois
7.20 Trad Verses from "The Great Compline" (Greek Orthodox Liturgy) Greek Byzantine Choir, director Lycourgos Angelopoulos
7.24 Anon, arr Burton Let My People Go
Ruby Philogene (soprano), London Adventist Chorale, conductor Ken Burton
7.28 Samuel Wesley In Exitu Israel Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, conductor Geoffrey Webber
7.35 Bach Church Cantatas
Bach Cantata No 9: Es ist das Heil Uns Kommen Her
Boy soprano of Regensburg Cathedral, Paul Esswood (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Max van Egmond (bass), Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Leonhardt Consort, director Gustav Leonhardt
8.00 By the Waters of Babylon
In the eighth of nine programmes, the Greek-speaking community at St Andrew's, Kentish Town, London, tell their story of exile to the Rev Alan Walker.
WEB SITE: [web address removed]
8.10 Schubert Symphony No 3 in D BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vasili Sinaisky
8.37 Bach Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV544
Fernando Germani (organ)
Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Director: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Gilles Binchois
Director: Lycourgos Angelopoulos
Conductor: Ken Burton
Conductor: Samuel Wesley
Conductor: Geoffrey Webber
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Tenor: Max van Egmond
Director: Gustav Leonhardt
Unknown: Alan Walker.
Conductor: Vasili Sinaisky
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

With Sandy Burnett and his guest.


Unknown: Sandy Burnett

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Warlock Capriol Suite English Sinfonia, conductor Neville Dilkes
9.14 George Butterworth In Summertime on Bredon
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)
9.19 Schmidt Intermezzo (Notre Dame) Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
9.25 Vierne Carillon de Westminster
Wayne Marshall (organ)
9.32 Victor Herbert Victor Herbert
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
9.40 Chopin Studies, Op 10: No 5 in G flat; No 12 in C minor (Revolutionary) Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
9.45 Berwaid Concert Piece in F, Op 2 Klaus Thunemann (bassoon),
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
9.57 Composers of the Week: Early Spanish Music
Anon Alleluia: Gratulemur et Letemur
Anonymous Four
10.05 Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kije Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
10.25 Artists of the Week:
Nash Ensemble
Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 84 (3rd mvt)
10.39 Zelenka Confitebor Tibi Domine
Olaf Bar (baritone), Virtuosi Saxoniae, conductor Ludwig Guttler
10.49 Josef Strauss Waltz Delirium
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Willi Boskovsky
10.58 Francaix Little Quartet for Saxophones Fairer Sax
11.17 Thomas Overture: Mignon Berlin Symphony Orchestra, conductor Berislav Klobucar
11.26 Lowell Uebermann Album for the Young, Op 43 (excerpts) Stephen Hough (piano)
11.34 Verdi Four Sacred Pieces
Donna Brown (soprano), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre
Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Producer Brian Jackson
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conductor: Neville Dilkes
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Piano: Graham Johnson
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Bassoon: Klaus Thunemann
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Baritone: Olaf Bar
Conductor: Ludwig Guttler
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Conductor: Berislav Klobucar
Piano: Stephen Hough
Soprano: Donna Brown
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Producer: Brian Jackson

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Schubert Songbook

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Shepherdess Jobs for the boys - and the girls - introduced by Gordon Stewart. Producer Vicky Whitaker


Introduced By: Gordon Stewart.
Producer: Vicky Whitaker

: Cheltenham Festival

Boris Berezovsky (piano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vasili Sinaisky
Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor Butler Illusions (BBC commission: first performance)
Tchalkovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
See also Friday 7.30pm


Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Conductor: Vasili Sinaisky

: Spirit of the Age

Michelene Wandor and Richard Luckett
discuss the unconventional life and work of the pioneering
20th-century harpsichordist Violet Gordon Woodhouse. With contributions from her biographer Jessica Douglas-Home and harpsichordist Maggie Cole , and reminiscences from Lady Rosemary Chaplin.
Producer Vicky Whitaker. Repeated Tuesday 4pm


Unknown: Michelene Wandor
Unknown: Richard Luckett
Unknown: Jessica Douglas-Home
Harpsichordist: Maggie Cole
Unknown: Rosemary Chaplin.
Producer: Vicky Whitaker.

: Great Salzburg Mass

Biber's Mass Salisburgensis is one of the most lavish and spectacular religious works of its day, calling for massive orchestral forces including ten trumpets, cornets, ten recorders and four organs. Musica Antiqua
Koln, director Reinhard Goebel , and the Gabrieli Consort and Players, conductor Paul McCreesh , join forces in St Paul's Cathedral in a re-creation of this mass.


Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Conductor: Paul McCreesh

: Sunday Feature: Gershwin in Focus

"A man writes a piece of music which he considers serious but which is pretty awful; he labels his work classic, and an unsuspecting public accepts his label. Labels mean nothing at all. Good music is good music, even if you call it oysters." To Gershwin, show tunes were as important as concert works, and he saw no contradiction in writing both. To mark the 60th anniversary of Gershwin's death, pianist Jack Gibbons follows his development as a composer and investigates the relationship between works written for Broadway,
Hollywood and the concert hall.
Illustrated at the keyboard and from original recordings.
With Ben Kingsley as George Gershwin.
Producer Tony Cheevers


Pianist: Jack Gibbons
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Unknown: George Gershwin.
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Gaudier Ensemble

With Susan Tomes (piano)
Schumann Three Romances for
Oboe and Piano, Op 94
Janacek Concertino for Piano and Six
Beethoven Quintet in E flat for Piano and Wind, Op 16
Last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert

: Sunday Play: The Man Outside

By Wolfgang Borchert , in a new translation by Rob Walker.
Corporal Beckmann -just returned from the Eastern Front to find his wife in bed with another man - is about to jump into the frozen River Elbe. with David Brooks , Janet Maw , Alison Pettitt and Chris Scott. Music by David Chilton Director Jeremy Mortimer


Unknown: Wolfgang Borchert
Translation By: Rob Walker.
Unknown: David Brooks
Unknown: Janet Maw
Unknown: Alison Pettitt
Unknown: Chris Scott.
Music By: David Chilton
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Beckmann: Jonathan Moore
The Other: Anthony Ofoegbu
Road sweeper: Graham Crowden
Mad general: Graham Crowden
River Elbe: Fenella Fielding
God: Hugh Dickson
Colonel: Roger Hammond
Theatre director: Stephen Thorne
Girt: Tracey Ann OBErman
Frau Kramer: Carolyn Jones
One-legged man: Ioan Meredith

: Choir Works

Musica Deo Sacra
In the third of four programmes exploring the music of the English Church, Jeremy Summerly talks to
James O'Donnell and Tim Day about the archives at Westminster
Cathedral and the place of music in the Roman Catholic liturgy. Producer Antony Pitts WEB SITE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/current/CW/


Unknown: Musica Deo Sacra
Talks: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: James O'Donnell
Unknown: Tim Day
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Music of the Silk Road

In the fourth of eight programmes, Sara Nuttall travels through
Uzbekistan. The music she hears includes shash-maqam, the court music of the Emir, and folk dances and a wedding procession, Repeat


Unknown: Sara Nuttall

: Record Review

Building a Ubrary
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Handel Messiah Isabel Monar
(soprano), Itxaro Mentxala (mezzo), Francesc Garrigosa (tenor), Miquel Ramon (baritone), Valencia Chorus, Cadaques Orchestra/Robert King
3.00 Suisse Romande Orchestra/
Alan Gilbert , Nelson Goerner (piano) Naoko Ishinuma Spiral Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor
4.35 Martinu Legend of the Smoke from Potato Fires Nadine Verbrugghe (soprano), Nadia Loenders (contralto), Jan Van Der Crabben (baritone), Mark Van Hove (flute), Henri De Roeck (clarinet), Rick Vercruysse (horn), Ludo Marien (accordion), Alexander lernan (piano), Belgian Radio Chorus/Vie Nees
5.00 Sequence fi


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Isabel Monar
Soprano: Itxaro Mentxala
Tenor: Francesc Garrigosa
Tenor: Miquel Ramon
Unknown: Alan Gilbert
Piano: Nelson Goerner
Piano: Naoko Ishinuma
Soprano: Nadine Verbrugghe
Soprano: Nadia Loenders
Baritone: Jan van Der Crabben
Flute: Mark van Hove
Flute: Henri De Roeck
Clarinet: Rick Vercruysse
Horn: Ludo Marien
Accordion: Alexander Lernan

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