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: Sacred and Profane

Paul Guinery introduces music of reflection and meditation, plus a selection of works that are both sacred and profane.
Biber Sonata No 7 in C
Parley of Instruments, directors Roy Goodman and Peter Holman
7.08 Berlioz Meditation Religieuse (Tristia) Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.13 Butterworth Two English Idylls English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
7.30 Britten Sacred and Profane
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
7.45 Sweelinck Mein lunges Leben Hat ein End'
Bernd Liffers (organ)
7.52 Storace Chaconne
Bernd Liffers (organ)
8.00 Bach Cantata No 26: Ach Wie
Fluchtig, Ach Wie Nichtig
Treble soloist of the Vienna Boys' Choir, Paul Esswood (alto),
Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Siegmund Nimsgern (bass). Vienna Boys' Choir, Chorus Viennensis,
Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.18 Tye In Nomine a 5 (Trust) Fretwork
8.21 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on "Greensleeves "
Margaret Campbell and Colin Lilley (flutes), Audrey Douglas (harp), English String Orchestra, conductor William Boughton
8.26 Eustache du Caurroy Ave Virgo Gloriosa
Choir of New College, Oxford, conductor Edward Higginbottom
8.33 Berlioz La Mort d'Ophelie (Tristia) Orchestre Révolutionnaire et
Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
8.41 Glazunov Meditation
Leonid Kogan (violin), USSR
Academic Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
8.45 Biber Sonata No 12 in C
Parley of Instruments, directors Roy Goodman and Peter Holman Producer Claire Rogers


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Directors: Roy Goodman
Directors: Peter Holman
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Sweelinck Mein
Unknown: Bernd Liffers
Unknown: Bernd Liffers
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Vaughan Williams Fantasia
Unknown: Margaret Campbell
Flutes: Colin Lilley
Flutes: Audrey Douglas
Conductor: William Boughton
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Violin: Leonid Kogan
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Directors: Roy Goodman
Directors: Peter Holman
Producer: Claire Rogers

: Choice of 3

Writer and broadcaster John Suchet joins Fiona Talkington to preview the Radio 3 week.


Unknown: John Suchet
Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Schubert Overture: Rosamunde
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
9.17 Telke March: Old Comrades
Band of HM Marines, conductor Vivian Dunn
9.22 Albinoni Adagio in G minor I Solisti Veneti , conductor Claudio Scimone
9.31 Grainger Jutish Medley Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
9.39 Sibelius Karelia Suite
Philharmonia, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
9.58 CPE Bach Sonata in G, Wql33 (Hamburg)
Jane Coulcher-Stoltenberg (flute),
Anne Ashton (cello), Christine Brand (harpsichord)
10.07 Mendelssohn Rondo Brillant in E flat Stephen Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. conductor Lawrence Foster
10.19 Composer of the Week:
Ligeti Bagatelle for Wind Quintet Ensemble Wien-Berlin
10.33 Lennox Berkeley Serenade for Strings, Op 12
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Kenneth Sillito
10.49 Howells Take Him , Earth, for Cherishing Eton College Chapel Choir, conductor Ralph Attwood
11.04 Alexander Mackenzie
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
11.12 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (Pathetique) Wilhelm Kempff
11.38 Artist of the Week:
Andrew Manze (violin)
Vivaldi Violin Sonata in B minor,
RV760 (Manchester Sonata No 10) Nigel North (lute),
John Toll (harpsichord) 11.49 Poulenc Gloria
Kathleen Battle (soprano) Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa
Including at 11.00 a twominute silence. Producer Brian Jackson
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Vivian Dunn
Conductor: Albinoni Adagio
Conductor: Solisti Veneti
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Conductor: Grainger Jutish Medley
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Flute: Jane Coulcher-Stoltenberg
Cello: Anne Ashton
Cello: Christine Brand
Harpsichord: Mendelssohn Rondo Brillant
Piano: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Lawrence Foster
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley Serenade
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Kenneth Sillito
Conductor: Howells Take Him
Conductor: Ralph Attwood
Conductor: Alexander MacKenzie
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Artist: Wilhelm Kempff
Violin: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Nigel North
Soprano: Kathleen Battle
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Producer: Brian Jackson

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett explores Sibelius's fascination with Finnish legends and folklore, looks at the way the device Soundbeam helps people with disabilities make music, and joins 700 young people working on an education project to be performed at Huddersfield football stadium.
Producer Jessica Isaacs Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: Schubert Songbook

Love's Labours Lost. Gordon Stewart traces the path of long-lost love in Schubert's songs.
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: The Department Score

Tommy Pearson introduces the first semi-final of Radio 3's intervarsity music quiz. as two teams battle to identify a lost chord and music played backwards.


Introduces: Tommy Pearson

: Sunday Concert

BBC Symphony Orchestra
From the BBC Maida Vale studios, London.
Conductor Kees Bakels ,
Adrianne Pieczonka (soprano)
Sibelius Oceanides : Luonnotar,
Lemminkainen's 's Return (Legends) Anders Nordentoft Born (first UK performance)
Nielsen Symphony No 3 (Sinfonia Espansiva)


Conductor: Kees Bakels
Soprano: Adrianne Pieczonka
Soprano: Sibelius Oceanides
Unknown: Anders Nordentoft Born

: Spirit of the Age

Eamon Duffy and Christopher Page investigate music inspired by the papacy, including works by Clconia and Dufay.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Eamon Duffy
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Celebrity Recital

Paul Meyer (clarinet), Eric Le Sage (piano)
Brahms Sonata in E flat. Op 120 No 2 Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 12 Arnold Clarinet Sonatina, Op 29
Gershwin Three Preludes for Piano
Bernstein Clarinet Sonata


Clarinet: Paul Meyer
Piano: Brahms Sonata
Unknown: Schumann Phantasiestucke

: Sunday Feature: Hurry Up Please, It's Time

TS Eliot's poem The Waste Land has become one of the most discussed and imitated works of the century. Allusions to it appear in the work of writers as diverse as Evelyn Waugh and Raymond Chandler. To mark the 75th anniversary of its publication, presenter Valentine Cunningham investigates its influence with the help of writers Blake Morrison , Peter Porter , lain Sinclair,
Malcolm Bradbury and Emanuel Litvinoff , actress Fiona Shaw and composer George Benjamin. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Raymond Chandler.
Presenter: Valentine Cunningham
Unknown: Blake Morrison
Unknown: Peter Porter
Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: Emanuel Litvinoff
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: George Benjamin.
Producer: John Goudie

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Choir Works

Brian Wright and David Byers introduce and discuss Samuel
Wesley's Missa de Spiritu Sancto. Mary Nelson (soprano), Rachel Fisher (mezzo), Therese Feighan
(contralto), Andrew Carwood (tenor), Philip O'Reilly (bass).
National Chamber Choir of Ireland, RTE Concert Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Kraemer
Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Brian Wright
Unknown: David Byers
Soprano: Mary Nelson
Soprano: Rachel Fisher
Contralto: Therese Feighan
Contralto: Andrew Carwood
Bass: Philip O'Reilly
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Sunday Play: In Praise of Progress

Starring Jonathan Firth as Mr Smith , Rudi Davies as Bubbles and Clive Swift
as Mr Baron. Gregory Motton 's play takes a wryly humorous look at the lack of compassion in our society.
Director Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Jonathan Firth
Unknown: Mr Smith
Unknown: Rudi Davies
Unknown: Clive Swift
Unknown: Mr Baron.
Unknown: Gregory Motton
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Mr Greenhouse: Pip Donaghy
Mrs Bulima: Pauline Yates
Mrs Fischbein: Patti Love
Marvin: Tim Matthews
Little girl: Alison Pettitt
Little girl's friend: Sarah Rice
Voices: David Brooks

: World Music

The Musical Traditions of Hungary In the first of four programmes,
Laszlo Matzko explores the elements that make up Hungary's rich folk music heritage.
Producer lain Macinnes


Unknown: Laszlo Matzko

: Record Review

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London) Bruckner Mass No 3 in F minor Rosa Mannion (soprano),
Bettina Denner-Bruckner (contralto), Manfred Fink (tenor), Reinhard Dorn (bass). Berlin Radio Chorus and SO/Rafael FrCihbeck de Burgos
2.35 Martinu Quartet Paul Meyer (clarinet), Ab Koster (horn). Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello),
Edgar Guggeis (side drum)
Followed by: Milhaud Sonata, Op 47 Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Paul Meyer (clarinet), Francois Meyer (oboe), Eric Le Sage (piano)
3.10 Debut Orchestral Concert
German SO/Alexander Steinitz, Lajos Csury (violin), Markus Groh (piano) Beethoven Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus Brahms Violin
Concerto in D Strauss Burlesque Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Rosa Mannion
Contralto: Bettina Denner-Bruckner
Tenor: Manfred Fink
Tenor: Reinhard Dorn

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