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: Sacred and Profane

Paul Guinery presents music at the start of Israel's jubilee year.
Jewish trad Y'rushalayim Shel Zahav Rachel van Voorhees (harp)
7.06 Sephardic trad Sa'Dawi Accentus Ensemble , director Thomas Wimmer
7.10 Nlki Reiser Klezmopolitan Suite Kol Simcha , Lausanne Sinfonietta, conductor Jean-Marc Grob
7.20 Johann Strauss (son), arr Schoenberg Kaiserwalzer
Lyon National Opera Soloists
7.33 Mendelssohn 0 Rest in the Lord (Elijah) Kathleen Ferrier
(contralto), unknown orchestra
7.37 Bach Cantata No 5: Wo Soli Ich
Fliehen Hin Member of Vienna Boys' Choir (treble), Paul Esswood (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Max van Egmond
(bass), Vienna Boys' Choir, Chorus Viennensis,
Vienna Concentus Musicus , director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.00 A Uturgy for St Columba
The last of four features from the community at Pluscarden in Moray. Columba the Singer of Psalms Postponed from 31 August
8.12 Anon, arr Burleigh Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Chile
Ruby Philogene (soprano), Julius Drake (piano)
8.16 Telemann Fantasia No 7 in E flat
Andrew Manze (violin)
8.27 Sephardic trad Yo M'Enamori d'un Aire; Las Estrellas de Los Cielos
Accentus Ensemble, director Thomas Wimmer
8.35 Allegrl Miserere
Choir of New College, Oxford, director Edward Higginbottom Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Shel Zahav
Harp: Rachel van Voorhees
Unknown: Dawi Accentus Ensemble
Director: Thomas Wimmer
Unknown: Kol SimcHa
Conductor: Jean-Marc Grob
Conductor: Johann Strauss
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Unknown: Soli Ich
Unknown: Fliehen Hin
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Tenor: Max van Egmond
Unknown: Vienna Concentus Musicus
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Piano: Julius Drake
Violin: Andrew Manze
Director: Thomas Wimmer
Director: Edward Higginbottom
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

A preview of the Radio 3 week.

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Telemann Overture-Suite in C
(Hamburger Ebbe und Fluth) (Part 1) The King's Consort, director Robert King
9.16 Uszt Jeux d'Eau a la Villa d'Este (Annees de Pelerinage) Stephen Hough (piano)
9.24 German Three Dances (
Henry VIII ) Northern Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
9.34 Bach Mass in B minor,
BWV232 (Sanctus; Osanna) Netherlands Chamber Choir,
Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen
9.41 Robert Famon Lake of the Woods
RPO, conductor Douglas Gamley
9.54 Telemann Overture-Suite in C
(Hamburger Ebbe und Fluth) (Part 2) The King's Consort/Robert King
10.10 Chopin, arr Douglas Two Waltzes (Les Sylphides) National Philharmonic, conductor Richard Bonynge
10.20 Eduard Schutt Waltz -
Paraphrase after Chopin, Op 58 No 1 Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow (pianos)
10.28 Richter Bute Concerto in E minor
Barthold Kuijken, Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
10.49 Artist of the Week:
Rivka Golani (viola)
Arnold Viola Concerto (Finale) London Music, conductor Mark Stephenson
10.57 Copland Waltz ; Prairie Night; Celebration Dance (Billy the Kid) St Paul CO, conductor Hugh Wolff
11.08 Beethoven Piano Sonata in D,
Op 28 (Pastoral) Alfred Brendel
11.45 Composer of the Week: Binchois Due/7 Angoisseus
Gothic Voices, director Christopher Page
11.54 Grainger Suite: In a Nutshell CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle Producer Brian Jackson
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Director: Robert King
Director: Uszt Jeux
Piano: Stephen Hough
Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: Bach Mass
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Conductor: Robert Famon Lake
Conductor: Douglas Gamley
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Conductor: Eduard Schutt Waltz
Unknown: Anthony Goldstone
Pianos: Caroline Clemmow
Artist: Jeanne Lamon
Conductor: Mark Stephenson
Conductor: Copland Waltz
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Producer: Brian Jackson

: Music Matters

Weekly music magazine presented by Ivan Hewett. This week the Russian choral tradition, a new ballet about
Edward II, and Vaughan Williams - establishment figure or subversive? Producer Anthony Sellors Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Presented By: Ivan Hewett.
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Schubert Songbook

Autumn Leaves. Gordon Stewart turns the leaves of Schubert songbooks to find songs about the season. Producer Adam Gatehouse


Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: The Department Score

Return of the intervarsity music quiz contended by eight teams of students. Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Manchester v Sheffield. From the Mappin Hall at Sheffield University. Producer Andy Cartwright


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Producer: Andy Cartwright

: Sunday Concert

BBC Philharmonic
From New Broadcasting House, Manchester.
Leeds Festival Chorus, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Enescu Overture on Romanian
Themes; Romanian Rhapsody No 2; Symphony No 3


Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

: Spirit of the Age

Drake's Progress. Sir Francis Drake 's circumnavigation of the globe in the 1570s was accompanied by the sounds of the band of musicians he took with him and of the local musicians he heard on his travels. Michelene
Wandor traces his route in the company of Sirinu, who perform music from England, Africa and South America. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Unknown: Sir Francis Drake
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Celebrity Recital

A performance given by Lars Vogt (piano) last year in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London.
Dutilleux Three Preludes
Schubert Moments Musicaux, D780
Brahms Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5


Piano: Lars Vogt
Unknown: Elizabeth Hall

: Sunday Feature: The Sound of Musicke

A violinist scrapes his bow against a string; a nightclub singer whispers into her microphone; a baby cries for its mother's milk; a double-decker bus passes outside and the window panes dance. John Drinkwater reduces the sonic universe to its elemental vibrations and follows their journey to the inner ear and beyond to the seat of human consciousness.
Producer Antony Pitts. WEB SITE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/current/TSoM Postponed from 31 August


Unknown: John Drinkwater
Producer: Antony Pitts.

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: The Merry Wives of Windsor

By William Shakespeare , with music by Stephen Warbeck. Freddie Jones stars as randy Falstaff , who is in hot pursuit of two Windsor wives - Paula Wilcox as Mistress Ford and Miriam Margolyes
as Mistress Page - in this lively comedy of suburban lust.
Director David Blount Repeat


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Music By: Stephen Warbeck.
Music By: Freddie Jones
Unknown: Randy Falstaff
Unknown: Paula Wilcox
Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Director: David Blount
Frank Ford: Clive Merrison
George Page: Geoffrey Whitehead
Mistress Quickly: Elizabeth Spriggs
Justice Shallow: David Collings
Abraham Slender: Peter Gunn
Sir Hugh Evans: Ioan Meredith
Doctor Caius: Nigel Anthony
Host of the Garter Inn: John Hartley
Anne Page: Tracey Wiles
Fenton: Roger May
Peter Simple/Robin: Andrew Branch
Bardolph/John Rugby: Johnathan Keeble
Nym/John: David Timson

: Choir Works

Jeremy Summerly is joined by David Gallagher to explore lldebrando Pizzetti's contribution to the Italian choral tradition and his role in the re-establishment of the chorus in 20th-century Italy.
Pizzetti Musiche per la Nave New London Children's Choir,
BBC Singers and Concert Orchestra, conductor Simon Joly Messa di Requiem
Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor James O'Donnell
Producer Andrew Mussett. WEB SITE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/current/CW/


Unknown: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: David Gallagher
Conductor: Simon Joly
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Producer: Andrew Mussett.

: World Music

Singing the Song: Women's Music of Africa. In the second of two programmes, Janet Topp-Fargion presents some African divas. They include Stella Chiweshe from
Zimbabwe, Ethiopian Aster Aweke ,
Cesaria Evora from Cape Verde, and Miriam Makeba from South Africa.


Unknown: Janet Topp-Fargion
Unknown: Stella Chiweshe
Unknown: Aster Aweke
Unknown: Cesaria Evora
Unknown: Miriam Makeba

: Record Review at 40

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: English Partsongs

Paul Spicer introduces the last of four programmes.
Finzi Singers, conductor Paul Spicer Britten The Evening Primrose; The
Ballad of Green Broom (Rower Songs) Tippett The Windhover; The Source Judith Bingham The Past Is a Strange Land
Postponed from 31 August


Introduces: Paul Spicer
Conductor: Paul Spicer
Unknown: Judith Bingham

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 D'Astorga Stabat Mater
Lotti Requiem in FMona Spagele, Gundula Anders and Siri Thornhill
(sopranos), Beat Duddeck and Jurgen Banholzer (altos),
Hermann Oswald and Henning Kaiser (tenors). Johannes Happel and Ekkehard Abele (basses), Balthasar Neumann Chorus, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock
2.30 Viktor Lukas (organ)
Frescobaldl Toccata Cromatica per I'Elevatione (Fiori Musicali )
Frohberger Toccata in A minor Widor Toccata in F (Organ Symphony No 5) Buxtehude Toccata in D minor
3.00 Portuguese SO Strauss Ein Heldenleben Conductor Wolfgang Rennert Mahler Symphony No 1 Conductor Alvaro Cassuto
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: D'Astorga Stabat Mater
Unknown: Lotti Requiem
Unknown: Gundula Anders
Sopranos: Siri Thornhill
Sopranos: Beat Duddeck
Sopranos: Jurgen Banholzer
Unknown: Hermann Oswald
Tenors: Henning Kaiser
Tenors: Johannes Happel
Tenors: Ekkehard Abele
Basses: Balthasar Neumann
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock
Conductor: Viktor Lukas
Unknown: Fiori Musicali
Unknown: Frohberger Toccata
Conductor: Wolfgang Rennert
Conductor: Alvaro Cassuto

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