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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Gordon Rock Missa De Saeculis
7.08 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 7
7.37 Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 2
8.00 Bach Cantata No 181:
Leichtgesinnte Flattergeister
8.15 Jon Nordal Adagio
8.25 Trad Five Bridal Folk Songs
8.35 Gibbons Fantasia in D minor,
Blessed Are They That Fear the Lord
8.45 Gordon Rock Missa De Saeculis (conclusion)
Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Jon Nordal Adagio
Songs: Gibbons Fantasia
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

Fiona Talkington and her guest preview the Radio 3 week.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Rossini Overture: The Silken Ladder
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
9.16 Corrette Organ Concerto No 5 inF
Jean-Patrice Brosse , Concerto Rococo
9.29 Penalosa Inter Vestibulum et
Altare Hilliard Ensemble
9.33 Bach, arr Kurtag Aus Tiefer Not Schrei Ich zu D/rMarta and Gyorgy Kurtag (piano duet)
9.39 Mendelssohn Capriccio Brilliant, Op 22
Stephen Hough (piano)
9.51 Gade Allegro in A minor Kontra Quartet
9.58 Sibelius Karelia Suite
Oslo Philharmonic, conductor Mariss Jansons
10.17 Resplghl Suite: The Birds Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10.42 Berlioz Villanelle (Nuits d'Ete) Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Boston SO , conductor Charles Munch
10.45 Bizet Carillon (L'Arlesienne: Suite No 1) Ulster Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
10.50 Debussy Cloches a travers les Feuilles (Images, Set 2)
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
10.55 Bizet Carmen (Act 1, excerpt) Ileana Cotrubas (soprano), Placido Domingo (tenor), LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado
11.06 Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat. Op 70
Janos Starker (cello),
Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)
11.19 Britten War Requiem (Agnus Dei) Peter Pears (tenor), Bach Choir , LSO conducted by the Composer
11.29 Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)
Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox Producer Bill Lloyd


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Jean-Patrice Brosse
Unknown: Altare Hilliard
Unknown: Schrei Ich
Piano: Gyorgy Kurtag
Piano: Stephen Hough
Piano: Gade Allegro
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Conductor: Boston So
Conductor: Charles Munch
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Debussy Cloches
Piano: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Piano: Bizet Carmen
Soprano: Ileana Cotrubas
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Schumann Adagio
Piano: Rudolf Buchbinder
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Bach Choir
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Producer: Bill Lloyd

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett with the latest news and views from the musical world.
This week, Rostropovich conducts
Shostakovich, and the newly formed European Opera Centre perform Mozart at Buxton.
Producer Tony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 4pm
See also Thursday 7.30pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Steven Isserlis Festival
The first of four concerts devised by Steven Isserlis , recorded in London's
Wigmore Hall.
Joshua Bell and Daniel Phillips (violins), Carla-Maria Rodrigues
(viola), David Waterman and Steven Isserlis (cellos), Michael Collins
(clarinet), Olli Mustonen and Stephen Hough (pianos)
Boccherini String Quintet in F minor, Op 42 No 1
Schubert Fantasia in F minor for
Piano Duet, D940
Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time


Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Unknown: Joshua Bell
Violins: Daniel Phillips
Violins: Carla-Maria Rodrigues
Viola: David Waterman
Viola: Steven Isserlis
Cellos: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Olli Mustonen
Clarinet: Stephen Hough

: Mozart, Abel and the Clarinet

Mozart's first work for the clarinet, and a symphony mistakenly attributed to him.
Mozart Divertimento in E flat, K113 Vienna Chamber Ensemble
Abel Symphony in E flat, Op 7 No 6 Cantilena, director Adrian Shepherd


Director: Adrian Shepherd

: Spirit of the Age

Catherine Bott and Jeremy West talk to Michelene Wandor about the art and craft of ornamentation in music of the Renaissance. Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Jeremy West
Unknown: Michelene Wandor
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: 100 Great Singers

A personal selection from the recorded legacy of the great singers of our century. Peter Jonas celebrates Lucia Popp , with music by Mozart, Dvorak, Johann Strauss (son) and Richard Strauss.


Unknown: Peter Jonas
Unknown: Lucia Popp
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Richard Strauss.

: Centurions

One hundred great 20th-century works of art. 7: Bertolt Brecht's The
Good Person of Sichuan
Producer Paul Dodgson


Producer: Paul Dodgson

: The Year

Anthony Burton presents works first heard in 1960. Stravinsky Monumentum pro Gesualdo Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Messiaen Chronochromie
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor
Pierre Boulez
Boulez Pli selon Pli
Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Penderecki Dimensions of Time and Silence
Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Andrzej Markowski
Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Stravinsky Monumentum
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Boulez Pli
Soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Conductor: Andrzej Markowski

: Sunday Feature: Elgar's Final Enigma

On 14 December 1932, the BBC announced that it was commissioning a third symphony from Edward Eigar. The 75-year-old composer took up his pen with greater enthusiasm than at any time since his wife's death, but when his final illness struck in the autumn of 1933, the symphony was still in "bits and pieces". Stephen Johnson examines the sketches and explains the Elgar family's decision to commission an elaboration from composer Anthony Payne.
Producer Paul Hindmarsh. See also tomorrow 7.30pm and Tuesday 9.45pm
* Brian Kay 's Concert of the Week: page 40


Unknown: Edward Eigar.
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Anthony Payne.
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh.
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: The Good Person of Ajmer

Based on the parable The Good
Person of Sichuan by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Michael Hoffman.
This adaptation places the story in Rajasthan, where water is scarce and dog eats dog. The good woman, Shanti, finds it impossible to remain good in such a tough world.
Other parts played by members of the company. Composition and musical director Roy Babbington.
Tabla played by Shiv Shankar Ray Director Kristine Landon-Smith


Translated By: Michael Hoffman.
Director: Roy Babbington.
Played By: Shiv Shankar Ray
Director: Kristine Landon-Smith
Shanti/Shiv Kant: Sudha Bhuchar
Bhola: Rehan Sheikh
Mrs Karak: Meera Syal
God 1: Saeed Jaffrey
God 2: Badi Uzzaman
God 3: Surinder Kochar
Chota Chalu: Nitin Chandra Ganatra
Mrs Kanju: Adlyn Ross
Tel Nai: Kaleem Janjua
Woman: Shaheen Khan
Man: Simon Nagra
Policeman: Kriss Dosanjh

: Wonderful Copenhagen

A look at music in 19th-century
Copenhagen, with works by Gade, Reinecke and Grieg.

: Choir Works

Northern Exposure
In the final programme featuring the choral music of the Nordic and Baltic countries, Jeremy Summerly introduces the music of Finland, including unaccompanied works for mixed choir by Sibelius, and choral music by contemporary Finnish composers such as Einojuhanl Rautavaara and Erik Bergman. Producer Andrew Mussett


Introduces: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Erik Bergman.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: World Music

The Gypsy Mosaic
Lucy Duran presents the first of three programmes tracing the music of the Gypsies from northern India via Europe. She begins in Rajasthan in India, the original home of the Gypsies, where the nomadic tribes perform magic tricks and fortune-telling, accompanying themselves on the punghi- the snake-charmer's pipe. Producer Julia Eisner


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Producer: Julia Eisner

: Record Review

Building a Ubrary
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Penny Gore.
1.00 Mozart Requiem , K626
2.00 Sibelius On a Balcony by the Sea, Op 38 No 2 Robert Kajanus Kullervo's Funeral March Ernst
Mielck Symphony in F minor
3.00 Chopin Michel Dussault (piano)
4.00 Bach Cantata No 54:
Wiederstehe doch der Sunde
4.20 Schubert Symphony No 6 in C
5.05 Antonio Rosetti Partita in F
5.25 Gideon Klein Piano Sonata
5.40 Brahms Alto Rhapsody


Unknown: Mozart Requiem
Unknown: Robert Kajanus
Piano: Chopin Michel Dussault
Unknown: Antonio Rosetti Partita
Piano: Gideon Klein

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