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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Eigar The Fourth of August (The Spirit of England)
Felicity Lott (soprano), London Symphony Chorus, Northern
Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
7.11 John White Piano Sonata No 29
Roger Smalley
7.16 Eigar To Women (The Spirit of England)
7.24 John White Piano Sonata No 108
7.44 Bach Church Cantatas:
Bach Cantata No 46: Schauet
Doch und Sehet
Rene Jacobs (alto), Kurt Equiluz
(tenor), Hanns-Friedrich Kunz (bass), Hannover Boys' Choir,
Leonhardt Consort , director Gustav Leonhardt
8.02 Trad American Sometimes I
Feel Like a Motherless Child
Marian Anderson (contralto), unidentified pianist
8.07 Dittersdorf Sinfonia
Concertante in D Petr Pribyl (viola), Jakub Waldmann (double bass), South Bohemia Chamber
Philharmonic, conductor Ondrej Kukal
8.28 Watson I Will Alway Give Thanks to the Lord
Choir of Guildford Cathedral, Geoffrey Morgan (organ), director Andrew Millington
8.34 Julia Wolfe My Ups from Speaking Piano Circus
Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Piano: John White
Unknown: Roger Smalley
Piano: John White
Unknown: Doch Und Sehet
Unknown: Rene Jacobs
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Tenor: Hanns-Friedrich Kunz
Unknown: Leonhardt Consort
Director: Gustav Leonhardt
Contralto: Marian Anderson
Viola: Jakub Waldmann
Conductor: Ondrej Kukal
Unknown: Geoffrey Morgan
Director: Andrew Millington
Director: Julia Wolfe
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

A preview of the Radio 3 week.

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Presented by Sean Rafferty during Brian Kay 's summer break.
Johann Strauss (son) Quadrille: Sofien Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peter Guth
9.08 Stamitz Partita in E flat
Consortium Classicum
9.22 Humperdinck Overture: Konigskinder
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
9.30 John Mortimer Three Brazilian
Sketches I Salonisti
9.39 Michael Haydn Trumpet Concerto No 1 in D Hakan
Hardenberger, London Philharmonic, conductor Elgar Howarth
9.50 Britten Oh Tell Me the Truth about Love (Cabaret Songs) Jill Gomez (soprano), Martin Jones (piano)
9.57 Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
Israel Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein
10.13 Moszkowski Caprice Espagnole, Op 37
Stephen Hough (piano)
10.20 Wolf-Ferrari Intermezzo (The Jewels of the Madonna) Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
10.25 Anon 0 Maria Stella Maris
Anonymous 4
10.29 Monteverdi Ave Maris Stella
(Vespers) London Oratory Junior Choir, Monteverdi Choir, His
Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.39 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Montreal Sinfonietta/Charles Dutoit
10.55 Proms Composer of the Week: Brahms Scherzo in C minor
(FAE Sonata) Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Daniel Barenboim (piano)
11.02 Proms Artist of the Week:
Luba Orgonasova (soprano) Puccini 0 Mio Babbino Caro
(Gianni Schicchi ) Czecho-Slovak RSO, conductor Will Humburg
11.05 Telemann Paris Quartet No 1 in D Quadro Amsterdam
11.22 Archie Porter Rhapsody under a High Sky RTE Sinfonietta, conductor Proinnsias 0 Duinn
11.32 Britten Canticle: Abraham and Isaac Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Michael Chance (countertenor), Roger Vignoles (piano)
11.56 Bizet Symphony in C Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Producer Brian Jackson
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conductor: Peter Guth
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Conductor: John Mortimer
Unknown: Michael Haydn
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Soprano: Jill Gomez
Piano: Martin Jones
Piano: Stephen Hough
Unknown: Maria Stella Maris
Unknown: Maris Stella
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Violin: Pinchas Zukerman
Violin: Daniel Barenboim
Soprano: Luba Orgonasova
Unknown: Mio Babbino Caro
Unknown: Gianni Schicchi
Conductor: Will Humburg
Unknown: Archie Porter Rhapsody
Tenor: Michael Chance
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Producer: Brian Jackson

: The Culture Club

This week Joan Bakewell hosts the cultural quiz from the Buxton Festival. With guests including Peter Blake , Donald Maxwell and Robert Ziegler.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Peter Blake
Unknown: Donald Maxwell
Unknown: Robert Ziegler.

: Schubert Songbook

A Month in the Life. Gordon Stewart introduces Schubert songs all written in a single month - September 1820. Producer Peter Tanner


Introduces: Gordon Stewart
Producer: Peter Tanner

: Vanbrugh Quartet

Beethoven String Quartet in G, Op 18 No 2
Bartok String Quartet No 6
Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131 Repeat

: Opera to Order

Patrick O'Connor presents the third of eight programmes featuring listeners' requests from the world of opera. 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

: BBC Proms 97

Two of Kurt Weill 's satirical and bitter masterpieces are staged at the Royal Albert Hall by the Mecklenburgh Opera, a leading young company, and complemented with German cabaret songs of his time. Marie McLaughlin and Elena Ferrari
(sopranos), Marianne Rorholm (mezzo), Donald George (tenor), Jeffrey Lloyd -Roberts (tenor), Jonathan Veira
(baritone), Nicolas Cavallier (bass),
Sinfonia 21, conductor Anne Manson German Cabaret Songs by Eisler, Hollaender, Nelson and Weber Weill Mahagonny-Songspiel ; The Seven Deadly Sins


Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Marie McLaughlin
Sopranos: Marianne Rorholm
Tenor: Donald George
Tenor: Jeffrey Lloyd
Tenor: Jonathan Veira
Baritone: Nicolas Cavallier
Conductor: Anne Manson
Conductor: Weber Weill Mahagonny-Songspiel

: Sunday Feature: The African Mahler

Starring John Gielgud , with Howard Anthony as Samuel Coleridge-Taylor . From 1924 to 1939, the Royal Albert Hall was filled for two weeks each summer by thousands of enthusiasts dressed as Red Indians. They assembled for a performance of Hiawatha by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor , Britain's most celebrated black composer, known in his day as the African Mahler. In this dramatised biography, the painful story of his battle to overcome racial prejudice in Victorian England is told through his writings and thoughts and those of his family and contemporaries.
This is the first radio feature by the acclaimed film director Tony Palmer. With Lorelei King. Brook Williams,
Vernon Dobtcheff , Brian Perkins and Avril Coleridge -Taylor. Director Tony Palmer


Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Howard Anthony
Unknown: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Unknown: Royal Albert
Unknown: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Director: Tony Palmer.
Unknown: Lorelei King.
Unknown: Vernon Dobtcheff
Unknown: Brian Perkins
Unknown: Avril Coleridge
Director: Tony Palmer

: A Musical Curiosity

Ockeghem Missa Cuiusvis Toni
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten


Unknown: Missa Cuiusvis Toni
Conductor: Bo Holten

: Proms News

Repeated from yesterday 9am

: BBC Proms 97

The haunting music of Georgian composer
Giya Kancheli is heard at the Proms for the first time. Kancheli's symphony is inspired by the Rustavi Choir, who can be heard on Friday.
Tasmin Little (violin), David James (countertenor), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev
Glinka Capriccio Brillante on "Jota Aragonesa"
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2 in G minor
8.10 A Matter of Life and Death
David Fanning introduces the vibrant, spiritual world of Giya Kancheli.
8.30 Kancheli Symphony No 3 (first UK performance)
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini Repeated Wednesday 2pm * See People: page 12


Composer: Giya Kancheli
Violin: Tasmin Little
Countertenor: David James
Conductor: Alexander Lazarev

: Sunday Play: Transit of Venus

By Maureen Hunter. Kelly Hunter won a Sony Award this year for her performance as Celeste, the fiancee of astronomer Le Gentil. In 1760, he set out to chart the transit of Venus, leaving her at home. Six years later, he returns to find that she is wiser and less willing to be kept waiting.
Director Alison Hindell Repeat


Unknown: Maureen Hunter.
Unknown: Kelly Hunter
Director: Alison Hindell
Celeste: Kelly Hunter
Le Gentil: Anton Lesser
Margot: Dinah Stabb
Mme Sylvie: Doreen Mantle
Demarais: Simon Ludders

: Music of the Silk Road

Concluding the series exploring the traditional music of the famous trade route. 8: The End of the Journey. Repeat

: Intersections

The Taverner Consort and organist Wayne Marshall perform a liturgical sequence interweaving Machaut's Messe de Nostre Dame with Messiaen's Messe de la Pentecôte for organ and three devotional songs by Hildegard of Bingen. Introduced by John Woolrich. Repeat


Organist: Wayne Marshall
Introduced By: John Woolrich.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Moscow State Chorus, unknown orchestra, conductor
Andrei Kozhevnikov Chesnokov Vigil, Op 44 Handel Dixit Dominus (Psalm 110)
2.15 Markku Hietaharju (organ) Reger Variations and Fugue in F sharp minor, Op 71 Karg-Elert
Chaconne in B flat minor, Op 73 No 1 Part Pan Intervallo Ritter Sonata No
3 in A minor, Op 23
3.35 German SO/Mikhail Jurowski, Igor Budinstein (viola), Carla Pohl (soprano) Berlioz Harold in Italy
Wagner Siegfried's Rhine Journey ; Brunnhilde's Immolation Scene
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Andrei Kozhevnikov Chesnokov
Unknown: Markku Hietaharju
Viola: Igor Budinstein
Viola: Carla Pohl
Soprano: Berlioz Harold
Unknown: Rhine Journey

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