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: Sacred and Profane

Paul Guinery introduces music based on household names. Including movements from Spohr's Mass for Double Choir performed by the BBC
Singers, conductor Stephen Jackson. Wagner, arr Gould Prelude: Die
Meistersinger Glenn Gould (piano)
7.27 Alois Haba Cavatina on the Theme HABA Antonin Novak (violin), Jan Vedra (piano)
7.32 Krebs Fugue on the Name BACH Arturo Sacchetti (organ)
7.37 Bach The Art of Fugue
(Contrapunctus 13; Contrapunctus 13a) Vladimir Feltsman (piano)
7.43 Plainchant Hostis Herodes;
Reges Tharsis Pro Cantione Antiqua , director James O'Donnell
8.00 Bach Cantata No 155: Mein
Gott, Wie Lang , Ach Lange Alan
Bergius (treble), Paul Esswood (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor),
Thomas Hampson (bass), Tblz Boys ' Choir, Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.15 Mozart, arr Grieg Fantasia in C minor, K475 Elisabeth Leonskaya and Sviatoslav Richter (pianos)
8.30 Unley Overture: The Duenna Parley of Instruments Baroque
Orchestra, directors Peter Holman and Paul Nicholson
8.45 Bach Prelude and Fugue on BACH, BWV898 Glenn Gould (piano) Producer Antony Pitts


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Conductor: Stephen Jackson.
Piano: Glenn Gould
Piano: Alois Haba Cavatina
Violin: Antonin Novak
Piano: Jan Vedra
Unknown: Arturo Sacchetti
Piano: Vladimir Feltsman
Unknown: Cantione Antiqua
Director: James O'Donnell
Unknown: Wie Lang
Unknown: Lange Alan
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Tenor: Thomas Hampson
Bass: Tblz Boys
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Elisabeth Leonskaya
Pianos: Sviatoslav Richter
Directors: Peter Holman
Directors: Paul Nicholson
Piano: Glenn Gould
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

Fiona Talkington and her guest preview the Radio 3 week.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Wagner Lohengrin (Prelude to Act 3) New York Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein
9.06 Wagner, transcr Uszt Spinning Chorus (The Flying Dutchman) Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
9.12 Anon Prince Edward's Paven;
The Queine of Ingland's Pavan; Let Not Us That Young Men Be (attrib Henry VIII )
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet
9.17 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in F, Op 46 No 4 Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Lorin Maazel
9.26 Composer of the Week:
Mozart Requiem in D minor, K626 (Sanctus; Benedictus)
Margaret Price (soprano), Trudeliese Schmidt (mezzo), Francisco Ariaza (tenor), Theo Adam (bass), Leipzig
Radio Choir, Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Peter Schreier
9.34 Milhaud Scaramouche David
Nettle and Richard Markham (pianos)
9.44 Kodaly Dances of Galanta Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Adrian Leaper
10.01 Bruckner Locus Iste ; Os Justi
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
10.11 Schumann Introduction and Allegro Appassionato , Op 92 Murray Perahia (piano), Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado
10.39 Artist of the Week:
Robert Tear (tenor)
Dyson Overture at the Tabard Inn; The Canterbury Pilgrims (excerpts) London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Richard Hickox
11.07 Telemann Sonata in F (Der Getreue Music-Meister)
Robert Ehrlich (recorder), Mark Levy (viola da gamba), Richard Eggar (harpsichord)
11.34 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D Berlin Philharmonic/von Karajan Producer Brian Jackson
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Unknown: Henry Viii
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Unknown: Mozart Requiem
Soprano: Trudeliese Schmidt
Tenor: Francisco Ariaza
Tenor: Theo Adam
Conductor: Peter Schreier
Conductor: Milhaud Scaramouche David
Pianos: Richard Markham
Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Conductor: Bruckner Locus Iste
Conductor: Allegro Appassionato
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Music-Meister: Robert Ehrlich
Viola: Mark Levy
Harpsichord: Richard Eggar
Producer: Brian Jackson

: Music Matters

Music magazine, presented by Ivan Hewett. This week, the history of the London Sinfonietta, Peter Maxwell
Davies visits Antarctica, and a rare performance of Liszt's Hexamaron.
Producer Jessica Isaacs. Rptd tomorrow 4pm


Presented By: Ivan Hewett.
Unknown: Peter Maxwell
Producer: Jessica Isaacs.

: Sunday Concert

Martlnu: Out of Exile. John Tusa introduces a chamber music concert given yesterday at St Giles's Church, Cripplegate, London, as part of the BBC Symphony Orchestra's weekend festival celebrating the music of Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu. Stamic Quartet, Igor Ardasev (piano) Martinu String Quartets: No 5; No 7 (Concerto da Camera); Piano Quintet No 2
Next concert at 7.30pm


Introduces: John Tusa
Unknown: Bohuslav Martinu.
Piano: Igor Ardasev

: Wolfgang Holzmair and Imogen Cooper

The baritone and pianist perform Heine settings by Schumann.

: Spirit of the Age

Michelene Wandor and Vladimir Ivanoff introduce songs from the Spanish
Jews, many of which can still be heard in Bulgaria, Bosnia, Turkey and Morocco. Producer Kate Bolton. See also Thursday 10pm


Unknown: Vladimir Ivanoff
Producer: Kate Bolton.

: 100 Great Singers

A series exploring the recorded legacy of great singers. Baroness Warnock introduces Joan Sutherland.


Singers: Baroness Warnock
Unknown: Joan Sutherland.

: Centurions

A series exploring 100 great 20th-century works of art and their creators. This week: poet Elizabeth Bishop - North and South Producer Lydia Syson


Producer: Lydia Syson

: The Year

Ivan Hewett with music from 1920.
Stravinsky Ragtime
Columbia Chamber Ensemble
Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew
Themes Vladimir Spivakov and Boris Garlitsky (violins), Yuri Gandelsman (viola), Mikhail Milman (cello), Michel Lethiec (clarinet), Yevgeni Kissin (piano) Janacek The Ballad of Blanik BBCSO, conductor Charles Mackerras
Schoenberg Klavierstucke, Op 23
Nos 1 and 2 Maurizio Pollini (piano) Lehar Salon Band Pot-Pourri of Tunes from "The Blue Mazurka" Die Berliner Satle Socrate Susan Bickley , Eileen Hulse , Patricia Rozario (sopranos),
Music Projects London/Richard Bemas Producer Tony Sellors


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Vladimir Spivakov
Violins: Boris Garlitsky
Violins: Yuri Gandelsman
Viola: Mikhail Milman
Cello: Michel Lethiec
Clarinet: Yevgeni Kissin
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Susan Bickley
Unknown: Eileen Hulse
Sopranos: Patricia Rozario

: Sunday Feature: Freedom Radio

If the collapse of the former Soviet Union has given Marxism a bad name, have other ideologies of the left - anarchism, in particular - disappeared into the history books?
Christopher Cook explores the ways in which this great 19th-century tradition of radical thought is being renewed, talking to anarchists who are as happy to promote their libertarian Utopia on the internet as they are to proclaim it on the streets. Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Mark Burman

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Performance on 3

Martinu: Out of Exile
I From the Barbican, London, I introduced by John Tusa. Marta Benackova (mezzo), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Martinu Double Concerto; Niponari
8.15 Martinu
Music in Exile. Anthony Burton explores Martinu's life overseas and assesses the impact of his contribution to the music of this century.
8.35 Symphony No 4
* Brian Kay 's Concert of the Week: page 36


Introduced By: John Tusa.
Introduced By: Marta Benackova
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Sunday Play: Insignificance

Terry Johnson 's playful, philosophical play shrinks the universe to a New York hotel bedroom in 1953, where four icons meet at the height of their fame. Marilyn Monroe explains the Specific Theory of Relativity to a bemused and semi-clad Albert Einstein
, while Joe Di Maggio beats on the bedroom door and Joseph McCarthy wants to ask a question.
Director Hilary Norrish Repeat


Unknown: Terry Johnson
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: Albert Einstein
Unknown: Joe Di Maggio
Unknown: Joseph McCarthy
Director: Hilary Norrish
Actress: Frances Barber
Professor: Alun Armstrong
Ballplayer: Tom Mannion
Senator: Colin Stinton

: World Music

Music from Canada
In the third of four programmes, Robert Sandall looks at the Inuit.


Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Record Review

Building a Ubrary
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Penny Gore.
1.00 Heinrich Bach Sonata No 1
Musica Antiqua Kbln JS Bach Cantata No 169 (Sinfonia)
Amsterdam Combattimento Consort
JCF Bach Cantata: Pygmalion Harry van der Kamp (bass),
Das Kleine Konzert/Hermann Max
1.50 Haydn Flute Sonata in G, Op 90 Amsterdam Schonbrunn Ensemble
2.10 Uszt Années de Pelerinage (Suisse) Matti Raekallio (piano)
3.20 Vallet Le Secret des Muses (excerpts) Toyohiko Satoh (lute)
3.40 Mahler Ruckert-Lieder Catherine
Robbin (mezzo), Kitchener-Waterloo SO, conductor Raffi Armenian
4.15 Debussy Sonate en Trio Ensemble Amade,
Godelieve Schrama (harp)
4.45 Leclair Violin Concerto in D, Op 10 No 3 II Tempo Ensemble/ Simon Standage (violin)
5.00 Sequence Music by Marie and Cavalli, plus: JCF Bach Symphony in D minor Das Kleine Konzert 5.15
Beethoven Cello Sonata in A, Op 69 Ciril Skerjanec, Mojca Pulecelj (piano)


Unknown: Heinrich Bach
Unknown: Musica Antiqua Kbln
Bass: Harry van Der Kamp
Bass: Das Kleine
Bass: Konzert/hermann Max

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