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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Giovanni Gabrieli Dulcis Jesu a 20 Gabrieli Consort and Players, director Paul McCreesh
7.10 Gregorian chant Crux Fidelis St Dominic's Priory Choir, director Jean-Marc Evans
7.23 Stravinsky Symphony in C BBC Philharmonic, conductor
Yan Pascal Tortelier
7.55 Bach Church Cantatas:
Bach Cantata No 178: Wo Gott, der Herr, Nicht bei Uns Halt
Panito Iconomou (boy alto),
Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Robert Holl (bass), Tolz Boys ' Choir, Vienna Concentus
Musicus, director Nikolaus Hamoncourt
8.21 Jazeps Vitols Cantata: The Sermon on the Mount
Aleksanders Polakovs (baritone),
Olgerts Cintins (organ), Latvia Radio Choir, conductor Juris Klavins
8.31 Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments
BBC Philharmonic, conductor
Yan Pascal Tortelier
8.43 Part Beatitudes
Theatre of Voices, Christopher Bowers -Broadbent (organ), director Paul Hillier Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Giovanni Gabrieli
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Director: Paul McCreesh
Director: Jean-Marc Evans
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Tenor: Robert Holl
Bass: Tolz Boys
Director: Nikolaus Hamoncourt
Baritone: Aleksanders Polakovs
Baritone: Olgerts Cintins
Conductor: Juris Klavins
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Unknown: Christopher Bowers
Director: Paul Hillier
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

Sandy Burnett and his guest preview the Radio 3 week.


Unknown: Sandy Burnett

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Presented by Sean Rafferty during Brian Kay 's summer break. Trad Silent,
O'Moyle Fionnuala Hunt (violin), Una Hunt (piano)
9.07 Mozart Symphony No 9 in C, K73 Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Jaap Schroder
9.20 Monteverdi Beatus Vir
Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
9.28 Ravel La Valse
Louis Lortie and Helene Mercier (pianos)
9.41 Veracini Overture No 2 in F
Musica Antiqua Koln/Reinhard Goebel
10.02 Stanford Magnificat in B flat Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, director Richard Marlow
10.14 Widor Toccata No 5
Simon Preston (organ)
10.21 Dvorak Suite in A
Czech PO, conductor Vaclav Neumann
10.42 Proms Artist of the Week:
Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in G,
Op 49 No 2
10.50 Catalan) Ebben, Ne Andro
Lontana (La Wally)
Angela Gheorghiu (soprano),
Orchestra of the Turin Teatro Regio, conductor John Mauceri
10.55 Elgar Romance, Op 62 Daniel Smith (bassoon), Roger Vignoles (piano)
11.02 Nyman Chasing Sheep Is Best Left to Shepherds
(Draughtsman's Contract) Michael Nyman Band
11.08 Schubert The Shepherd on the Rock
Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Sabine Meyer (clarinet), Radu Lupu (piano)
11.20 Britten Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge
BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis
11.38 Handel Fammi Combattere
(Orlando) Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto), Hanover Band, conductor Roy Goodman
11.43 Composer of the Week:
John Adams Roadrunner (Chamber Symphony) London Sinfonietta, conducted by the Composer
11.55 Moeran Violin Concerto
Lydia Mordkovitch, Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley Producer Brian Jackson
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Brian Kay
Violin: O'Moyle Fionnuala Hunt
Piano: Una Hunt
Conductor: Jaap Schroder
Director: William Christie
Pianos: Helene Mercier
Unknown: Musica Antiqua

: Culture Club

Joan Bakewell hosts a new quiz covering the entire artistic and musical canvas, recorded on location at arts and music festivals throughout the country.
1: City of London Festival. With guests Roy Hattersley , Adrian Noble , Tony Palmer and Denis Quilley.


Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Adrian Noble
Unknown: Tony Palmer
Unknown: Denis Quilley.

: Schubert Songbook

Ernst Schulze. Gordon Stewart presents some of Schubert's settings of texts by the German Romantic poet Ernst Schulze. Producer Peter Tanner


Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Unknown: Ernst Schulze.
Producer: Peter Tanner

: Cheltenham Festival

A concert given last Wednesday in the Town Hall.
Jonathan Carney (violin), Philip Dukes (viola), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Daniel
Brahms Symphony No 3 in F
Schwertsik Sinfonia-Sinfonietta (first UK performance)
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364


Violin: Jonathan Carney
Viola: Philip Dukes
Conductor: Paul Daniel

: Opera to Order

Patrick O'Connor presents the first of eight programmes featuring listeners' requests from the world of opera. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
ADDRESS: Opera to Order. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA PHONE: (0171) [number removed]FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: radio3.opera.to.order@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Patrick O'Connor
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: A Spanish Mass

In a re-creation of Mass for the Annunciation as it might have been celebrated, the Gabrieli Consort and Players, conductor Paul McCreesh , perform Victoria's Missa Laetatus Sum and instrumental music by his contemporaries.


Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Conductor: Paul McCreesh

: Sunday Feature: Beethoven's Fifth

Mark Russell introduces another chance to hear the award-winning version first broadcast last autumn in Between the Ears. Described by one reviewer as "a sometimes humorous but oddly musical collage", it presents a virtually complete rendering of Beethoven's evergreen symphony through recordings and commentaries. Revised repeat


Introduces: Mark Russell

: Takacs Quartet

Haydn String Quartet in F, Op 74 No 2 Beethoven String Quartet in C, Op 59 No 3 (Rasumovsky)
Last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert

: Proms News

Repeated from yesterday 9am

: BBC Proms 97

The music of Frank Zappa is heard for the first time at the Proms in tonight's concert at the Royal Albert Hall. It forms the climax to a noisy 50th birthday "bash" for John Adams.
Hermann Kretzschmar (organ), Ensemble Modern, conductor John Adams
Reich Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ
Michael Gordon Love Bead (BBC commission; first performance)
Lou Harrison Concerto for Organ and Percussion (first UK performance)
8.30 Shelley
The late poet Allen Ginsberg talks about inspiration and the ecstatic breath and demonstrates how to achieve it through a reading of Shelley.
8.50 John Adams Scratchband (first UK performance)
Philip Glass Facades
Frank Zappa Dog-Breath Variations; Uncle Meat; Get Whitey; G-Spot Tomado (The Yellow Shark)
John Adams is the current Composer of the Week, Monday-Friday 12 noon
* Brian Kay on Frank Zappa : page 36


Composer: Frank Zappa
Composer & Conductor: John Adams
Organist: Hermann Kretzschmar
Composer: Lou Harrison
Talks: Allen Ginsberg
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Sunday Play: Spell No 7

Ntozake Shange 's epic choreopoem, which with its shocking honesty captured the essence of 1970s theatrical radicalism, is adapted for radio by Bonnie Greer.
Music arranged by Clarke Peters and performed by Edison Herbert and Paul J Medford Director Pam Fraser Solomon First broadcast on Radio 4


Unknown: Ntozake Shange
Unknown: Bonnie Greer.
Arranged By: Clarke Peters
Unknown: Edison Herbert
Unknown: Paul J Medford
Director: Pam Fraser Solomon
Lou: Clarke Peters
Lily: Irene Cara
Natalie: Shezwae Powell
Bettina: Claire Benedict
Maxine: Pat Bowie
Eli: Burt Caesar
Alec: Don Gilet

: Music of the Silk Road

Eight programmes exploring the music of the great trade route.
6: The Karakorum Mountains Repeat

: Intersection

Jazz Fiddling. British jazz group Perfect Houseplants return to Radio 3 for the first of two late-night summer programmes. Stepping into their jazz world tonight is violinist Andrew Manze. Producer Malcolm Bruno


Violinist: Andrew Manze.
Producer: Malcolm Bruno

: Bernard Roberts

Beethoven Sonata in E flat, Op 109 Repeat


Piano: Beethoven Sonata

: Through the Night

With David Cornet.
1.00 RTV Slovenia Chamber Chorus, Consortium Musicum/Mirko
Cudermann Blaz Amic Te Deum
Brahms Alto Rhapsody Marjana
Lipovsek (contralto) Haydn Mass in Time of War (Paukenmesse) Irena Barr (soprano), Bernarda Fink (contralto), Jarijan Trcek (tenor), Marko Fink (bass)
2.20 Grumiaux Trio
Mozart Piano Trio in B flat, K502
Jongen Two Pieces for Piano Trio Brahms Piano Trio in B, Op 8
3.40 Kathryn Stott (piano) Faure Nocturne No 11 in F sharp minor, Op 104 Kreisler, arr Rachmaninov Liebesleid; Liebesfreud
4.00 Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: David Cornet.

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