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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Francisco Guerrero Surge Propera Amica Mea
Choir of Westminster Cathedral,
Andrew Lawrence-King (double harp), Andrew van der Beek (bass dulcian), James O'Donnell (organ), conductor David Hill
7.09 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn
BBC NOW, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
7.28 Trad Sephardic A la Nana Ensemble Accentus, director Thomas Wimmer
7.31 Chopin Berceuse in D flat, Op 57 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
7.37 Sebastian de Vivanco
Magnificat Octavi Toni
Choir of Westminster Cathedral,
Andrew Lawrence-King (double harp), Andrew van der Beek (bass dulcian), James O'Donnell (organ), conductor David Hill
7.50 Sarasate Malaguena , Op 21 No 1 Alfredo Campoli (violin), Daphne Ibbott (piano)
7.56 Antonio de Cabezon Pavana con Su Glosa Marisa Robles (harp)
8.00 Bach Cantata No 116: Du
Friedefurst, HerrJesu Christ
Markus Huber (treble), Paul Esswood (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor),
Philippe Huttenlocher (bass), Tolz Boys ' Choir, Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.18 Couperin L 'Anguille; Le Croc-en-Jambe
Christophe Rousset (harpsichord)
8.24 Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations Paul Watkins (cello),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
8.43 Alonso Lobo 0 Quam Suavis Est, Domine
Choir of Westminster Cathedral, conductor David Hill
Producer Claire Rogers


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: James O'Donnell
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Director: Thomas Wimmer
Director: Chopin Berceuse
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: James O'Donnell
Unknown: Sarasate Malaguena
Violin: Alfredo Campoli
Piano: Daphne Ibbott
Unknown: Cabezon Pavana
Unknown: Herrjesu Christ
Unknown: Markus Huber
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Tenor: Philippe Huttenlocher
Bass: Tolz Boys
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Harpsichord: Christophe Rousset
Cello: Paul Watkins
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Alonso Lobo
Producer: Claire Rogers

: Choice of 3

Broadcaster and Radio Times columnist
John Peel joins Fiona Talkington to preview the Radio 3 week.


Unknown: John Peel
Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

From the Elmwood Hall, a special programme broadcast as part of the Belfast
Festival. Guest performers include
Della Jones (mezzo) and Julius Drake (piano), the Belfast Wind Quintet,
Robbie Hannan (uilleann pipes) and a quartet of double basses known as the Singing Wardrobes. Music on CD includes:
Rutter Gloria (1st mvt)
Cambridge Singers, City of London
Sinfonia, conducted by the Composer Artist of the Week:
Conductor Neeme Jarvi
Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Khachaturian Three Children's
Pieces; Waltz (Masquerade) Murray McLachlan (piano)
Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice Ulster Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Harty The Fair Day; In the Antrim Hills (An Irish Symphony) Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
Arnold Four Irish Dances
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny Composer of the Week:
Strauss Introduction; Love Scene (Film music: Der Rosenkavalier) London Tivoli Theatre Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Vivaldi Concerto in B minor for Four
Violins. RV580
Hanover Band, conductor Anthony Halstead
Ireland The Overlanders (excerpts) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
Producer Brian Jackson
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Della Jones
Piano: Julius Drake
Unknown: Robbie Hannan
Unknown: Rutter Gloria
Piano: Murray McLachlan
Conductor: Anthony Halstead
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Producer: Brian Jackson

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett with the latest news and views from the musical world.
This week, James Bernard ,
Hammer's king of horror composers, on his new score for the 1922 classic Nosferatu.
Producer Tony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: James Bernard

: Schubert Songbook

The Witching Hour of Night
Gordon Stewart introduces songs for the small hours, including two of the greatest - Nacht und Trauma, and Die Doppelganger. Producer Peter Tanner


Introduces: Gordon Stewart
Producer: Peter Tanner

: The Department Score

Tommy Pearson introduces the second semi-final of Radio 3's intervarsity music quiz, from the Jacqueline du Pre Concert Hall, Oxford University.


Introduces: Tommy Pearson

: Sunday Concert

BBC Philharmonic
Susan Sharpe introduces a concert given last night in Manchester's Bridgewater Hall.
Conductor Mark Elder ,
Alfredo Perl (piano)
Humperdinck Konigskinder (Prelude to Act 3)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
2.45 Strauss's biographer Michael Kennedy looks at the background to the Symphonia Domestica.
2.55 Strauss Symphonia Domestica


Introduces: Susan Sharpe
Conductor: Bridgewater Hall.
Conductor: Mark Elder
Piano: Alfredo Perl
Unknown: Michael Kennedy
Unknown: Symphonia Domestica.
Unknown: Strauss Symphonia Domestica

: Spirit of the Age

Pavans, Passamezzos and Paradise From its origins as "a kind of staid music ordained for grave dancing", the pavan became one of the most important and profound instrumental genres of the Renaissance.
George Pratt and John Bryan trace its history with examples by Dowland, William Lawes , Bach and Purcell. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: John Bryan
Unknown: William Lawes
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Fretwork

Fretwork and Catherine King perform music by John Milton
(father), William Byrd and Orlando Gibbons in a concert given in 1995 at Bangor Cathedral.
Milton Fantasia in Six Parts;
Praecamur Sancte
Byrd 0 Lord, How Vain; Fantasia in Six Parts
Milton Fair Oriana ; Fantasia in Five
Gibbons Go from My Window Milton How Doth the Holy City Gibbons Fantasia in Six
Parts; What Is Our Life
Gibbons My Mistress Had a Little Dog


Unknown: Catherine King
Music By: John Milton
Unknown: William Byrd
Unknown: Orlando Gibbons
Unknown: Milton Fantasia
Unknown: Praecamur Sancte
Unknown: Milton Fair Oriana
Unknown: Gibbons Fantasia

: Sunday Feature: Four Quartets

A new production of Eliot's exploration of time, eternity and the Christian faith, read by Paul Scofield. Written between 1935 and 1942, these four meditations have long been regarded as a pinnacle of 20th-century poetry. Paul Scofield fulfils a personal ambition in recording them. With specially commissioned music by Stephen Faux played by cellist Nick Parry. Producer Keith Slade


Read By: Paul Scofield.
Unknown: Paul Scofield
Music By: Stephen Faux
Unknown: Nick Parry.
Producer: Keith Slade

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Choir Works

Jeremy Summerly introduces composers separated by many centuries but linked by a common spiritual dimension. Hildegard of Bingen Ordo Virtutum Sequentia
Part Litany Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Hilliard Ensemble ,
Tallinn CO, conductor Tonu Kaljuste Robert Wylkynson Jesus Autem Transiens; Credo in Deum a 13 Mark Anderson (tenor) Producer Antony Pitts


Introduces: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Hilliard Ensemble
Conductor: Tonu Kaljuste
Conductor: Robert Wylkynson
Tenor: Mark Anderson
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Russian Miniatures

played by the Borodin Quartet. including Stravinsky's Three Pieces.

: Sunday Play: The Country

By Martin Crimp. The evening begins when Richard brings home an unconscious young woman. Is it not rather odd to be sprawled far from home beside a country road in the middle of the night?
Music by David Benke. Director Hilary Norrish


Unknown: Martin Crimp.
Music By: David Benke.
Director: Hilary Norrish
Corrine: Lindsay Duncan
Richard: Donald Sumpter
Rebecca: Nancy Crane

: World Music The Musical Traditions of Hungary

in the second of four programmes,
Laszlo Matzko visits the Kodaly Primary School of Music in Budapest and assesses the influence of folk culture on Zoltan Kodaly and Bela Bartok.


Unknown: Laszlo Matzko
Unknown: Zoltan Kodaly
Unknown: Bela Bartok.

: Record Review Building a Library

Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Schutz and Gabriell Constanze
Backes and Gertrud Gunther
(sopranos), Britta Shwarz and Martin Wolfel (altos), Markus Brutscher and Michael Schaffrath (tenor), Christian Hilz and Andreas Japel (basses), Dresden Chamber Chorus, Leipzig Collegium Wind Ensemble, Dresden
Alte Musik/Hans-Christoph Rademann
1.55 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great) Salzburg Camerata
Academica/Franz Welser-Most
2.50 From the BBC Archive
Sviatoslav Richter plays Prokofiev
Sonata No 2; Legend (Ten Pieces for Piano, Op 12)
3.15 Prokofiev Flute Sonata. Op 94 Ales Kacjan , Bojan Gorisek (piano)
3.40 Warsaw National Philharmonic/ Kazimierz Kord , Shlomo Mintz (violin) Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Gabriell Constanze
Sopranos: Gertrud Gunther
Sopranos: Britta Shwarz
Sopranos: Martin Wolfel
Unknown: Markus Brutscher
Tenor: Michael Schaffrath
Tenor: Christian Hilz
Tenor: Andreas Japel
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown: Ales Kacjan
Piano: Bojan Gorisek
Unknown: Kazimierz Kord
Violin: Shlomo Mintz

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