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: Sacred and Profane

Paul Guinery celebrates St Cecilia's Day. Purcell Raise, Raise the Voice
Mary Seers and Gillian Fisher
(sopranos), Andrew Tusa (tenor), Michael George (bass), the King's Consort, director Robert King
7.16 Mozart Piano Concerto No 25 in C, K503
Michael Roll , BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
7.49 Sammartini Sonata VI in C
Sabine Bauer (organ)
7.54 Gabrieli Miserere Mei
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, director David Willcocks
8.00 Bach Cantata No 70: Wachet,
Betet, Seid Bereit Allezeit
Wilhelm Wiedl (boy soprano),
Paul Esswood (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Ruud van der Meer (bass), Tolz Boys ' Choir, Vienna Concentes Musicus , director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
(Incl 8.15 Roderick Dunnett talking about the Bach cantatas)
8.27 Haydn Trio in G, H IV 4
Barthold Kuijken and Marc Hantai (flutes), Wieland Kuijken (cello)
8.33 Walton Canzonetta
Kenneth Sillito (violin), Hamish Milne (piano)
8.38 Britten Hymn to St Cecilia BBC Singers, Lesley-Jane Rogers
(soprano), conductor Stephen Cleobury Producer Claire Rogers


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Sopranos: Gillian Fisher
Sopranos: Andrew Tusa
Bass: Michael George
Director: Robert King
Unknown: Michael Roll
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Unknown: Sabine Bauer
Director: David Willcocks
Unknown: Seid Bereit Allezeit
Unknown: Wilhelm Wiedl
Soprano: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Bass: Ruud van Der Meer
Bass: Tolz Boys
Unknown: Vienna Concentes Musicus
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Roderick Dunnett
Flutes: Marc Hantai
Flutes: Wieland Kuijken
Cello: Walton Canzonetta
Violin: Kenneth Sillito
Piano: Hamish Milne
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Producer: Claire Rogers

: Choice of 3

Conductor Andrew Davis joins
Fiona Talkington to preview the Radio 3 Week.


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 4
BBC SO, conductor Andrew Davis
9.13 Artist of the Week:
Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Oley Speaks On the Road to Mandalay Haydn Wood Roses of Picardy Armen Guzelimian (piano)
9.22 Johann Strauss (son) Roses from the South
Johann Strauss Orchestra of Vienna, conductor Willi Boskovsky
9.31 Vivaldi Concerto in C, RV443
Michael Copley (recorder), Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
9.42 Tippett Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles
English Northern Philharmonia, conducted by the Composer
10.00 Handel Nisi Dominus
Charles Brett (countertenor),
Ian Partridge (tenor), Michael George (bass), the Sixteen Choir and Orchestra, conductor Harry Christophers
10.14 Tchaikovsky, transcr Liszt Polonaise from "Eugene Onegin Leslie Howard (piano) 10.20 Dyson Children's Suite:
After Walter de la Mare
City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
10.40 Handel Ombra Mai Fu (Serse) Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), LSO, conductor Malcolm Sargent
10.45 Poulenc Clarinet Sonata
Michael Collins , Kathryn Stott (piano)
11.00 Composer of the Week: Massenet Scenes Pittoresques
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
11.16 Hoist Ave
Maria Cambridge Singers, conductor John Rutter
11.27 Elgar Dream Children, Op 43 Nos 1 and 2 Anthony Goldstone (piano)
11.34 Sinding Suite, Op 10
Itzhak Perlman (violin), Pittsburgh SO , conductor Andre Previn
11.55 Walton Gloria
Ameral Gunson (mezzo), Neil Mackie (tenor), Stephen Roberts (bass),
Bach Choir , Philharmonia Orchestra , conductor David Willcocks
Producer Brian Jackson
E-MAIL: [email address removed]


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Piano: Picardy Armen Guzelimian
Piano: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Johann Strauss Orchestra
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Unknown: Michael Copley
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Tippett Suite
Unknown: Handel Nisi Dominus
Unknown: Charles Brett
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Tenor: Michael George
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Unknown: Liszt Polonaise
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Piano: Leslie Howard
Unknown: Walter de la Mare
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Handel Ombra Mai
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Michael Collins
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Singers: Maria Cambridge
Conductor: John Rutter
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Violin: Pittsburgh So
Conductor: Andre Previn
Conductor: Walton Gloria
Conductor: Ameral Gunson
Tenor: Neil MacKie
Tenor: Stephen Roberts
Bass: Bach Choir
Conductor: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: David Willcocks
Producer: Bnan Jackson

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett with the latest news and views from the musical world, including news of a Prokofiev festival, the Brahms clarinet sonatas revisited, and a look at traditional music from the Andes.
Producer Anthony Sellors Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Schubert Songbook

Cradle and Grave Gordon Stewart introduces songs about the younger generation, from the Cradle Song to Death and the Maiden. Producer Peter Tanner


Introduces: Grave Gordon Stewart
Producer: Peter Tanner

: The Department Score

Tommy Pearson introduces the final of Radio 3's intervarsity music quiz, from the Aberdare Hall, Cardiff
University. Two teams battle to win a state-of-the-art music publishing system for their music department. Producer Andy Cartwright


Introduces: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Andy Cartwright

: Sunday Concert

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Director Monica Huggett (violin) A concert given in May in St George 's, Brandon Hill , Bristol.
Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6
No 11
Muffat Concerto Grosso No 12 in G
Vivaldi The Four Seasons


Violin: Monica Huggett
Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill

: Spirit of the Age

Michelene Wandor surveys musical life in Georgian London as recalled in the memoirs of Mrs Papendiek , wardrobe mistress to Queen Charlotte. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Unknown: Mrs Papendiek
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: A Korngold Premiere

Chilingirian Quartet,
Andre de Groote (piano)
Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K421 Brahms String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2
Korngold Piano Quintet, Op 15 (first UK broadcast)


Piano: Andre de Groote

: Sunday Feature: The Temptation of St Antony

Julian Evans explores the life and work of the great writer
Anton Chekhov. He travels to Moscow and to Yalta, where Chekhov lived from 1897 until his death in 1904 at the age of 44. In these last years of declining health, Chekhov produced some of his greatest works - Uncle
Vanya, Three Sisters and The Cherry Orchard. In these stories, happiness is in longing rather than in fulfilment, which was also true of the artist's life. Contributors include Jean
Benedetti, David Hare , Georgina Hammick. Donald Rayfield and Anatoly Smelyansky. Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: Julian Evans
Unknown: Anton Chekhov.
Unknown: David Hare
Unknown: Georgina Hammick.
Unknown: Donald Rayfield
Unknown: Anatoly Smelyansky.
Producer: Noah Richler

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: Juno and the Paycock

Sean O'Casey 's best-loved play, set in Dublin in 1922, takes a curiously contemporary look at the endlessly sacrificing wife trapped by a thoughtless husband. Starring
Pauline McLynn as Juno, and Owen Roe as the Paycock. with Conor Grimes. JJ Murphy , Richard Orr. Simon Magill and Jim Duran
Music performed by Neil Martin Director Pam Brighton


Unknown: Sean O'Casey
Unknown: Pauline McLynn
Unknown: Owen Roe
Unknown: Conor Grimes.
Unknown: Jj Murphy
Unknown: Richard Orr.
Unknown: Simon Magill
Unknown: Jim Duran
Unknown: Neil Martin
Director: Pam Brighton
Joxer: Garrett Keogh
Johnny: Luke Griffin
Mary: Cathy Belton
Bentham: Oarragh Kelly
Gerry: Vincent Higgins
Maisie Madigan: Marie Jones
Mrs Tancred: Maureen Dow

: Choir Works

When Mozart died, he had completed only the first movement of the Requiem. He had, however, made a draft of vocal parts and a basso continuo and had given some indications for instrumentation. Brian
Wright is joined by Duncan Druce , who talks about his edition of the Requiem and explains how the task of completing the piece is complicated by uncertainty as to how much of the traditional version of the work, completed by Franz Sussmayr , is actually by Mozart.
Mozart, completed Duncan Druce Requiem in 0 minor
Yvonne Seymour (soprano),
Catherine Denley (alto),
Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Andrew Dale Forbes (bass), Yorkshire Bach Choir, Yorkshire Baroque Soloists, director Peter Seymour


Unknown: Duncan Druce
Unknown: Franz Sussmayr
Soprano: Yvonne Seymour
Soprano: Catherine Denley
Tenor: Joseph Cornwell
Tenor: Andrew Dale Forbes
Director: Peter Seymour

: World Music

The Musical Traditions of Hungary In the third of four programmes,
Laszlo Matzko explores the impact of two of the largest minorities in a richly varied musical culture - the gypsies and the Jews.


Unknown: Laszlo Matzko

: Record Review

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
Vespers for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Recorded at the 1996 Utrecht Early Music Festival, including works by Giovanni Picchi , Monteverdi, Salamone Rossi and Francesco Cavalli Rossana Bertini and Adriana Fernandez (sopranos),
Pascal Bertin (contralto), Herve Lany and Hans Jorg Mammel (tenors),
Jean-Baptiste Dumora and Jean-Claude Sarragosse (basses), Akademia, La Fenice. director Jean Tubery
2.35 Bach Suite in G minor,
BWV995 Gergely Sarkozy (lute)
Handel Cantata: II Delirio Amoroso Magda Kalmar (soprano),
Franz Liszt CO/Frigyes Sandor
3.45 Rheinland-Pfalz State
Philharmonic, conductor Hans-Peter Frank. Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) Bernstein Overture: Candide
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Giovanni Picchi
Unknown: Salamone Rossi
Unknown: Francesco Cavalli Rossana Bertini
Sopranos: Adriana Fernandez
Contralto: Pascal Bertin
Contralto: Herve Lany
Contralto: Hans Jorg Mammel
Tenors: Jean-Baptiste Dumora
Tenors: Jean-Claude Sarragosse
Director: Jean Tubery
Unknown: Gergely Sarkozy
Unknown: Delirio Amoroso
Soprano: Magda Kalmar
Soprano: Franz Liszt

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