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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Penderecki Sinfonietta for Strings BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
7.10 Tallis Te Deum
Chapelle du Roi, director Alistair Dixon
7.29 John Jenkins Suite No 7 in D minor Fretwork, Paul Nicholson (organ)
7.40 Geoffrey Poole Wymondham Chants The King's Singers
8.00 Bach Cantata No 22: Jesus
Nahm zu Sich die Zwolfe
Elisabeth von Magnus (contralto), Paul Agnew (tenor), Klaus Mertens (bass), Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
8.17 Alberic Magnard Symphony No 2 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce
Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Conductor: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Conductor: Tallis Te Deum
Director: Alistair Dixon
Director: John Jenkins
Unknown: Paul Nicholson
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Tenor: Klaus Mertens
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Conductor: Jean-Yves Ossonce
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

Fiona Taikington and her guest preview the Radio 3 week.


Unknown: Fiona Taikington

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Susato Fanfare for Trumpets and Timpani New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
9.06 Marais Suite in B flat
Musica Pacifica
9.20 Mozart Rondo in G, K373
Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Northern Sinfonia, conductor Heinrich Schiff
9.26 Danz! Fantasia on "La Ci Darem la Mano" Sabine Meyer (clarinet), Wurttemburg Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jorg Faerber
9.37 Haydn Mass Fragment: Sunt Bona Mixta Malis Tolz Boys' Choir, Tafelmusik, conductor Bruno Weil
9.44 Schubert Marche Militaire in E flat, D733 No 3 Radu Lupu and Daniel Barenboim (piano duet)
9.51 Gorecki Totus Tuus
Prague Philharmonic Choir, conductor John Nelson
10.04 Bach Italian Concerto in F,
BWV971 (Aria)
Davitt Moroney (harpsichord)
10.17 Beethoven Kakadu Variations,
Op 121a Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Jacqueline du Pre (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano)
10.36 Brahms Academic Festival
Overture Chicago Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
10.48 Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Uto Oghi, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre
11.12 Rachmaninov The Lord's Prayer King's College Choir, conductor Stephen Cleobury
11.21 Satie Gymnopedie No 1 Pascal Roge (piano)
11.25 Gershwin Lullaby Manhattan Quartet
11.33 Alvarez Metro Chabacano
Brodsky Quartet
11.40 Tippett Go Down, Moses (A Child of Our Time)
Willard White (bass), London
Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Richard Hickox
11.45 Dvorak Serenade in E for
Strings, Op 22 Philharmonia, conductor Christopher Warren-Green Producer Bill Lloyd


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Director: Philip Pickett
Unknown: Mozart Rondo
Conductor: Heinrich Schiff
Clarinet: Sabine Meyer
Conductor: Jorg Faerber
Conductor: Bruno Weil
Unknown: Radu Lupu
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Gorecki Totus
Conductor: John Nelson
Harpsichord: Davitt Moroney
Violin: Pinchas Zukerman
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Georges Pretre
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Satie Gymnopedie
Bass: Willard White
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Dvorak Serenade
Producer: Bill Lloyd

: Music Matters

With Ivan Hewett. This week, a new production of Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann at English National Opera, a visit to the Oxford Cello School, and a look back at the Byzantine period. Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett.
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Steven Isserlis Festival
The second of four concerts devised by cellist Steven Isserlis includes the world premiere of 0111 Mustonen's Nonet for two string quartets and double bass, commissioned by the Wigmore Hall and the Arts Council. Joshua Bell , Norbert Brainin ,
Rachel Isserlis , Anthony Marwood and Daniel Phillips (violins), Carla-Maria Rodrigues and Garfield Jackson
(violas), Steven Isserlis and David Waterman (cellos), Duncan McTier
(double bass), Olli Mustonen (piano) Mozart String Quintet in G minor, K516 Mustonen Nonet
Dvorak Piano Quartet No 2 in E flat, Op 87


Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Unknown: Joshua Bell
Unknown: Norbert Brainin
Unknown: Rachel Isserlis
Unknown: Anthony Marwood
Violins: Daniel Phillips
Violins: Carla-Maria Rodrigues
Violins: Garfield Jackson
Violas: Steven Isserlis
Violas: David Waterman
Bass: Olli Mustonen

: Duets by Brahms

Two Songs, Op 91
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Nils-Erik Sparf (viola), Bengt Forsberg (piano) Four Duets, Op 61
Felicity Lott (soprano), Ann Murray
(mezzo), Graham Johnson (piano) discs


Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Viola: Nils-Erik Sparf
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Ann Murray
Piano: Graham Johnson

: Spirit of the Age

Christopher Page visits the church of St Bartholomew the Great in London's Smithfield. Founded by a royal minstrel in the 12th century, the church survived both the Great
Fire and the Blitz, to stand as one of the few witnesses in London to
Norman architecture and culture.
Producer Kate Bolton


Producer: Kate Bolton

: 100 Great Singers

Catherine Bott celebrates Clara Butt.
Elgar Where Corals Lie (Sea Pictures) Donizetti 0 Mio Fernando (La Favorita) Brewer The Fairy Pipers


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Clara Butt.

: Centurions

A look at Harold Pinter 's 1960 play, The Caretaker.
Producer Jane Greenwood


Unknown: Harold Pinter
Producer: Jane Greenwood

: The Year

Natalie Wheen introduces music premiered in 1970, contrasting
European and American approaches to the avant-garde.
Ligeti Chamber Concerto
Morton Feldman Madame Press
Died Last Week at 90
George Crumb Ancient Voices of Children
Steve Reich Four Organs


Introduces: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Steve Reich

: Sunday Feature: My Best Poetry Voice

Jack Klaff investigates the best way to perform poetry without sounding mannered. He talks to experts including director John Barton , actress Fiona Shaw , and Patsy Rodenburg , head of voice at the Royal National Theatre. Producer Emma Kingsley


Unknown: Jack Klaff
Director: John Barton
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Patsy Rodenburg
Producer: Emma Kingsley

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: Flight

By Mikhail Bulgakov , translated by Michael Glenny , adapted for radio by Don Taylor. In 1920, the Russian
Civil War is ending with the collapse of the White forces and the triumph of the Bolsheviks. For the defeated
White officers and the refugees who have gathered around them in the Crimea, the only escape seems to be across the sea, to a life of exile. with Anthony Jackson. John Baddeley ,
Jonathan Dryden Taylor and Rachel Atkins Director Don Taylor


Unknown: Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated By: Michael Glenny
Unknown: Don Taylor.
Unknown: Anthony Jackson.
Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Jonathan Dryden Taylor
Unknown: Rachel Atkins
Director: Don Taylor
Khludov: Kenneth Haigh
Charnota: Tom Georgeson
Golubkov: Jamie Glover
Seratima: Joanne Pearce
Korzhukin: Charles Kay
Lyuska: Adjoa Andoh
Playwright: Michael N Harbour
Commander-in-Criief: Peter Jeffrey
Tikhii: Peter Woodward
Athanasius: Jerome Willis

: Choir Works

Brian Wright , Richard Langham-Smith and Nicholas Kaye introduce and discuss three French Requiems - by Saint-Saens, Bruneau and Ropartz. Frangoise Pollet , Mary Saint-Palais and Catherine Dubosc (sopranos), Magali Chalmeau-Damonte , Sylvie Suite and Jacqueline Mayeur
(mezzos), Jean-Luc Viala (tenor),
Nicolas Rivenq and Laurent Naouri
(baritones), Choristers of the Maitrise de Paris, Choeur Regional Vittoria de I'lle de France, Orchestre National de
I'lle-de-France, conductors Jacques Mercier and Michel Piquemal Repeat


Unknown: Brian Wright
Unknown: Richard Langham-Smith
Unknown: Nicholas Kaye
Unknown: Frangoise Pollet
Unknown: Mary Saint-Palais
Sopranos: Catherine Dubosc
Sopranos: Magali Chalmeau-Damonte
Sopranos: Sylvie Suite
Sopranos: Jacqueline Mayeur
Tenor: Jean-Luc Viala
Tenor: Nicolas Rivenq
Tenor: Laurent Naouri
Conductors: Jacques Mercier

: World Music

The Gypsy Mosaic
Lucy Duran presents the second of three programmes tracing the music of the Gypsies. Today she concentrates on central Europe.


Unknown: Lucy Duran

: Record Review Building a Library

Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Graz Capella Nova , conductor Otto Kargl Fux Laudate Dominum Caldara Stabat Mater Reutter Ecce Quomodo Moritur Justus Gassmann Stabat Mater Fux Missa pro Grationem Actione
2.05 Mozart Serenade in E flat, K375 Toronto Chamber Winds
2.30 Netherlands Chamber Choir and Orchestra. Music by Sweelinck. Hendrik Andriessen , Jacob Bljster and CorKee
3.35 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 1 in D
CBC Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kazuyoshi Akiyama
3.45 Telemann Concerto for Two
Chalumeaux Musica Antiqua Koln/ Reinhard Goebel
4.00 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, conductor Heinz Wallberg
4.30 Shostakovich Cello Sonata,
Op 40 Desmond Hoebig , Andrew Tunis (piano)
5.00 Bizet Carmen: Suite No 1
Slovenian RTVSO/Marko Munih
5.40 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances CBC Vancouver Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Graz Capella Nova
Unknown: Grationem Actione
Unknown: Mozart Serenade
Music By: Hendrik Andriessen
Unknown: Jacob Bljster
Conductor: Kazuyoshi Akiyama
Unknown: Reinhard Goebel
Conductor: Heinz Wallberg
Unknown: Desmond Hoebig
Piano: Andrew Tunis
Conductor: Mario Bernardi

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