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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Haydn Father, Forgive Them, for They Know Not What They Do (The Seven Last Words)
Rafael Taibo (speaker), Le Concert des Nations, director Jordi Savall
7.11 Maxim Berezovksy Cast Me Not Off in the Time of My Old Age BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury
7.22 MacKenzie Piano Concerto
(Scottish) Stephen Osborne ,
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
7.50 Buxtehude Membra Jesu Nostri
(Ad Latus) Barbara Schlick and Monika Frimmer (sopranos), Michael Chance (alto), Christoph Pregardien (tenor), Peter Kooy (bass), Hanover Boys' Choir, Amsterdam Baroque
Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
8.00 Frank Martin Mass for Double
Choir Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor James O'Donnell
8.27 Bach Ricercar a 6 (Musical Offering)
Ars Rediviva , director Milan Munclinger
8.35 Reich Nagoya Marimbas Bob Becker and James Preiss
8.40 Britten Five Flower Songs Netherlands Chamber Choir, conductor John Alldis
Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Rafael Taibo
Director: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Stephen Osborne
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Barbara Schlick
Sopranos: Monika Frimmer
Sopranos: Michael Chance
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Tenor: Peter Kooy
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Conductor: Bach Ricercar
Unknown: Ars Rediviva
Director: Milan Munclinger
Unknown: Bob Becker
Unknown: James Preiss
Conductor: John Alldis
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

Conor McPherson joins
Sandy Burnett to preview the Radio 3 week.


Unknown: Conor McPherson
Unknown: Sandy Burnett

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

From Senate House in Cambridge, with guest appearances by the Choir of King's
College (conductor Stephen Cleobury ) and the Palladian Ensemble.
Recorded music includes:
Brahms Academic Festival Overture
LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
Vaughan Williams , orch Foster
Hyfrydol; Rhosymedre (Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes) BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Messlaen Transports de Joie (L 'Ascension)
Andrew Davis (organ) Elgar Imperial March
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Charles Groves
Boyce Cambridge Installation Ode New Philharmonia, conductor Raymond Leppard
Waldteufel Waltz : L'Estudiantina
Gulbenkian Orchestra, conductor Michel Swierczewski
Parry Symphony No 2 in F (Cambridge) (Finale)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny Producer Piers Burton-Page E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Charles Groves
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Conductor: Waldteufel Waltz
Conductor: Michel Swierczewski
Conductor: Andrew Penny
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett talks to Heinrich Schiff about his interpretation of the Beethoven cello sonatas and reviews
Howard Goodall 's Choir Works, the new Channel 4 series which circles the globe seeking out the world's greatest choirs.
Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Talks: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Heinrich Schiff
Unknown: Howard Goodall
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Steven Isserlls Festival
The last of four concerts devised by cellist Steven Isserlis is dedicated to the memory of Hans Schneider.
Michael Collins (clarinet),
Anthony Marwood and Daniel Phillips (violins), Carla-Maria Rodrigues and Garfield Jackson (violas), Steven Isserlis
(cello), Stephen Hough and Susan Tomes (pianos)
Beethoven Prelude in 0 minor for
String Quintet (compl Donat); Fugue in D for String Quintet, Op 137
Schumann Marchenerzahlungen for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, Op 132
Bartok Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet and Piano
Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 84


Unknown: Steven Isserlls
Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Unknown: Hans Schneider.
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Anthony Marwood
Clarinet: Daniel Phillips
Violins: Carla-Maria Rodrigues
Violins: Garfield Jackson
Violas: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Stephen Hough
Cello: Susan Tomes
Unknown: Schumann Marchenerzahlungen

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Alun Francis
Humphrey Searle Symphony No 1


Conductor: Alun Francis
Conductor: Humphrey Searle

: Spirit of the Age

An Organ Notebook
In the second of two programmes evoking the sights and sounds of Baroque Rome, George Pratt reports from an international conference in the city on Italian Baroque organs and organ-building. The event marks Luigi Tagliavini 's inaugural recital on the newly restored Baroque organ in Santa Maria, Trastevere.


Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: Luigi Tagliavini

: 100 Great Singers

Anthony Storr celebrates Isobel Baillie , with music by Bach and Handel.


Unknown: Anthony Storr
Unknown: Isobel Baillie

: Centurions

One hundred great 20th-century works of art. Ingmar Bergman 's film The Seventh Seal was released in Britain 40 years ago this week. Critics Philip French and Melvyn Bragg discuss the film and reassess its impact. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Ingmar Bergman
Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Tim Dee

: The Year

Anthony Burton introduces music premiered in 1990 by two young
Nordic composers, plus a tribute to music administrator Michael Vyner. Kaalja Saarlaho Du Cristal Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Blrtwlstle Ritual Fragment London Sinfonietta
Poul Ruders Symphony No 1
(Himmelhoch Jauchzend - zum Tode Betrubt) Danish NRSO, conductor Leif Segerstam Producer Piers Burton-Page


Introduces: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Michael Vyner.
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Himmelhoch Jauchzend
Conductor: Leif Segerstam

: Sunday Feature: A Star Danced When He Was Born

A celebration of the life of Sir Michael Tippett , who died earlier this year, shortly after his 93rd birthday. A man of this century and a child of our time, Tippett once described his role as a composer as being "to transfigure the everyday by a touch of the everlasting". Natalie Wheen pays tribute, using Tippett's music, his own words and those of his friends. Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Sir Michael Tippett
Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: The Weir

by Conor McPherson.
Newcomer Valerie is brought for an evening to a lonely bar in a remote part of Ireland and is spellbound by the ghostly stories told by the bachelors who drink there. Funny and chilling, this haunting hit production comes fresh from London's Royal Court Theatre.


Writer: Conor McPherson
Director: Ian Rickson
Jack: Jim Norton
Brendan: Brendan Coyle
Jim: Kieran Ahern
Finbar: Des McAleer
Valerie: Julia Ford

: Choir Works

In the second programme in a season of Handel oratorios, Brian Wright and Jonathan Keates introduce L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, based on Milton's poems on the humours of man and the delights of the English countryside.
Lorna Anderson , Lynne Dawson and Ruth Holton (sopranos), Paul Agnew (tenor), Michael George (bass-baritone), St James 's Baroque Singers and Players, conductor Ivor Bolton


Unknown: Brian Wright
Unknown: Jonathan Keates
Unknown: Lorna Anderson
Unknown: Lynne Dawson
Sopranos: Ruth Holton
Sopranos: Paul Agnew
Tenor: Michael George
Bass-Baritone: St James
Conductor: Ivor Bolton

: World Music

Arab-African Cross-currents
Three programmes in which Janet Topp Fargion looks at the way Arab and African music and instruments have influenced one another during centuries of trade and migration across the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean.
1: Zanzibar. On this small island off the coast of Tanzania can be found the Mwaka - a Zoroastrian new year festival inherited from Persia - sailors' songs, Arab singing styles and dance rhythms, and the chanting of Maulidi, or readings from the life of the Prophet.
Producer John Thornley


Unknown: Janet Topp Fargion
Producer: John Thornley

: Record Review

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Nicolai Mass in D Irena Baar
(soprano), Mira Kalin (contralto),
Branko Robinsak (tenor), Marko Fink (bass), Ljubljama Madrigalists , RTV Slovenia Chamber Choir and SO/ Marko Munih
1.30 Haydn Symphony No 64 in A
(Tempora Mutantur) Netherlands CO, conductor Siebe Riedstra
2.00 Granados Danzas Espanolas , Op 37 Angela Hewitt (piano)
3.00 Kodaly Duo, Op 7
Anthony Marwood (violin), Steven Doane (cello)
3.40 Poulenc Organ Concerto Patrick Webb , Calgary PO/Mario Bernardi
4.00 Sor Fantasia No 7, Op 30 Tomaz Rajteric (guitar)
4.15 Mysllvecek Partita in E flat Prague Academia Wind Quintet
4.30 Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821 Roberto Diaz (viola), Hugh Tinney (piano)
5.00 Nicolai Overture: The Merry
Wives of Windsor RTV Slovenia SO, conductor Marko Munih
5.05 Bruhns Jauchzet dem Herren
Alle Welt Ricercar Concert
5.30 Haydn Cello Concerto No 1 in C Jan Stegenga ,
Netherlands CO/Siebe Riedstra


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Nicolai Mass
Soprano: Irena Baar
Soprano: Mira Kalin
Tenor: Branko Robinsak
Tenor: Marko Fink
Bass: Ljubljama Madrigalists
Unknown: Marko Munih
Conductor: Siebe Riedstra
Conductor: Granados Danzas Espanolas
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Violin: Anthony Marwood
Cello: Steven Doane
Unknown: Patrick Webb
Guitar: Mysllvecek Partita
Viola: Roberto Diaz
Piano: Hugh Tinney
Conductor: Marko Munih
Unknown: Jan Stegenga

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