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: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Haydn Today Shalt Thou Be with Me in Paradise (The Seven Last Words) Rafael Taibo (speaker),
Arnold Schoenberg Choir,
Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
7.12 Ockeghem Requiem (Introit; Kyrie) Ensemble Organum, director Marcel Peres
7.22 Ian Wilson Piano Trio No 2 (The Seven Last Words) Kammerspiel
7.50 Buxtehude Cantata: Membra
Jesu Nostri (Ad Pectus) Michael
Chance (alto), Christoph PrSgardien (tenor), Peter Kooy (bass), Hanover Boys' Choir, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, director Ton Koopman
8.00 Ockeghem Requiem (Gradual; Tract) Ensemble Organum, director Marcel Peres
8.17 Bach, orch Schoenberg Prelude and Fugue in E flat, BWV552
Sydney SO, conductor Edo de Waart
8.35 Ockeghem Requiem (Offertory) Ensemble Organum, director Marcel Peres
8.44 Karg-Elert Benedictus, Op 82 No
BBC Singers, conductor Jane Glover Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Rafael Taibo
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Director: Marcel Peres
Piano: Ian Wilson
Unknown: Jesu Nostri
Tenor: Christoph Prsgardien
Tenor: Peter Kooy
Director: Ton Koopman
Director: Marcel Peres
Conductor: Edo de Waart
Director: Marcel Peres
Conductor: Jane Glover
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Choice of 3

With Sandy Burnett and his guest.


Unknown: Sandy Burnett

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Johann Strauss (son) Waltz: The Blue Danube Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
9.13 Arne Thou Soft-Flowing Avon Emma Kirkby (soprano), Parley of Instruments, director Roy Goodman
9.18 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks The King's Consort, director Robert King
9.39 Medtner Knight Errant, Op 58 No 2 Dmitri Alexeev and Nikolai
Demidenko (pianos)
9.51 Haydn "Nelson" Mass in D minor (Gloria) Soloists, Choir of King's College, Cambridge, LSO, conductor David Willcocks
10.03 Walton "Spitfire' Prelude and Fugue ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
10.17 Faure Dolly Suite Claire and Antoinette Cann (piano duet)
10.33 Glinka Valse-Fantaisie
BBCSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins
10.43 Bach Singet dem Herrn, BWV225
BBC Singers, conductor Brian Kay
10.51 Wolf Italian Serenade
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
11.05 Composer of the Week:
Uszt Aux Cypres de la Villa d'Este (Annees de Pelerinage) Stephen Hough (piano)
11.13 Mathias Celtic Dances
BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox
11.28 Schubert Erlkonig ; Death and the Maiden Bryn Terfel (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
11.37 Schubert, orch Mahler String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden) (Scherzo; Finale) ECO, conductor Jeffrey Tate
11.57 HW Zimmermann Psalmkonzert Barry McDaniel (baritone), Karlsruhe Christ Church Choir, SWD CO, conductor Klaus Martin Ziegler Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Director: Roy Goodman
Director: Handel Music
Director: Robert King
Unknown: Dmitri Alexeev
Conductor: David Willcocks
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Piano: Antoinette Cann
Unknown: Glinka Valse-Fantaisie
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Brian Kay
Piano: Stephen Hough
Piano: Mathias Celtic Dances
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Schubert Erlkonig
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Unknown: Zimmermann Psalmkonzert
Baritone: Barry McDaniel
Conductor: Klaus Martin Ziegler

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett with the latest news and views from the musical world.
This week, what makes a good musical biography, a new version of Weber's Oberon, and Tchaikovsky tackled by Roger Norrington.
Producer Tony Sellors. Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Roger Norrington.
Producer: Tony Sellors.

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

Mozart String Quintets
The first of three programmes in which the Endellion Quartet perform all of Mozart's string quintets. Endellion Quartet,
Bruno Giuranna (viola)
Mozart String Quintet in B flat, K174 Beethoven String Quintet in C, Op 29 Mozart String Quintet in G minor, K516


Viola: Bruno Giuranna

: Spirit of the Age

Michelene Wandor talks to Peter Holman
and Brian Robins about the world of amateur music-making in the towns and cities of 18th-century England. With music by John Marsh , Charles Avlson and Capel Bond. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Unknown: Peter Holman
Unknown: Brian Robins
Music By: John Marsh
Music By: Charles Avlson
Music By: Capel Bond.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: SOUNDING THE CENTURY 100 Great Singers

A personal selection from the recorded legacy of the great singers of our century. Brigitte Fassbaender talks about her father, baritone Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender , with music by Mozart, Rossini, Verdi and Schumann.


Talks: Brigitte Fassbaender
Baritone: Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender


One hundred great 20th-century works of art. Henri Matisse 's The
Red Studio of 1911 is often used to demonstrate how painters can describe the world through colour. Nearly 90 years after its creation, Patrick Heron , AS Byatt and Jack Flam discuss its creation and its enduring significance. Producer Hannah Andrassy


Unknown: Henri Matisse
Unknown: Patrick Heron
Unknown: Jack Flam
Producer: Hannah Andrassy


Natalie Wheen introduces works premiered in 1901, when nationalist fervour and expansive romanticism were rife.
Sibelius Finlandia
Ravel Jeux d'Eau
Victor Herbert Hero and Leander
(Love scene)
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne Producer Philip Tagney


Introduces: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Victor Herbert Hero
Producer: Philip Tagney

: SOUNDING THE CENTURY Sunday Feature:A Springtime Clarity inBony Paris

Paris in the 1950s was a magnet for the creative energies of a generation, from France and from abroad. A decade that began with Sartre holding court at the Cafe de Rore and ended on the crest of the cinematic New Wave saw the city open its arms to British and American writers, musicians and artists drawn to its postwar promise of physical, intellectual and sexual liberation. Peter Lennon charts an extraordinary decade and its legacy. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Peter Lennon
Producer: Sara Davies

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play:Divine Words

By Ramon del Valle-Inclan , translated and adapted by David Johnston. One of the greatest plays by Spain's most innovative 20th-century dramatist,
Divine Words is set in the Celtic comer of north-west Spain and presents a grotesque picture of rural life - a primitive society where avarice, adultery and cowardice flourish. with Frances Tomelty , Patrick O'Kane , James Ellis , Paula Hamilton ,
Marcella Riordan , Iwan Thomas , Valerie Lilley and Gerard McDermott. Percussionist
Michael Gregory. Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Ramon Del Valle-Inclan
Adapted By: David Johnston.
Unknown: Frances Tomelty
Unknown: Patrick O'Kane
Unknown: James Ellis
Unknown: Paula Hamilton
Unknown: Marcella Riordan
Unknown: Iwan Thomas
Unknown: Valerie Lilley
Unknown: Gerard McDermott.
Unknown: Michael Gregory.
Director: Kate Rowland
Bastian: Tp McKenna
Mari Gaila: Dervla Kirwan
Pedro Gailo: Denys Hawthorne
Seventh Miau: Gerard McSorley
Rosa la Tatula: Sorcha Cusack

: Choir Works

Jeremy Summerly introduces a concert of French polychoral works. Charpentier Mass for Four Choirs; Salve Regina for Three Choirs;
Winter, Spring (The Four Seasons of the Year); Le Reniement de St Pierre Carolyn Sampson and Natalie Clifton -Griffiths (sopranos), Ex Cathedra
Chamber Choir and Baroque Players, conductor Jeffrey Skidmore Producer Kate Bolton


Introduces: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Salve Regina
Unknown: Carolyn Sampson
Unknown: Natalie Clifton
Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
Producer: Kate Bolton

: A Mozart Diversion

Mozart Divertimento in D, K138
Guildhall String Ensemble

: 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.
2: The Instruments


Unknown: Janet Topp Fargion

: Record Review

Building a Library
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Brahms German Requiem Ruth Ziesak (soprano), Gerald Finley
(baritone), Vienna Singverein, Radio France Philharmonic/Marek Janowski
2.00 Mozart Concerto in E flat for
Two Pianos, K365 Daniel Wayenberg and Louis van Dyke (pianos),
Utrecht SO/Christopher Seaman
2.30 Haydn String Quartet in D, H III 79 Raphael Quartet
3.00 Schumann Spanische
Liebeslieder, Op 138 Kathleen Brett (soprano), Catherine Robbin (mezzo), Benjamin Butterfield (tenor), Russell Braun (baritone), Stephen Rails and Bruce Ubukata (pianos)
3.30 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C Calvary Philharmonic/Mario Bemardi
4.15 Strauss An den Baum Daphne Copenhagen Boys' Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
4.30 Telemann Recorder Sonata in F minor Camerata Koln Concerto in D minor for Two Clarinets Erik
Hoeprich, Lisa Klewitt (clarinets), Musica Antiqua Koln/Reinhard Goebel Recorder Sonata in C
(Essercizii Musici) Camerata Koln
5.00 Kraus Symphony in C Concerto Koln
5.10 Brahms Eight Pieces, Op 76 Robert Silverman (piano)
5.40 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in F minor Vancouver SO, conductor Sergin Comissiona


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Ruth Ziesak
Soprano: Gerald Finley
Unknown: Daniel Wayenberg
Unknown: Schumann Spanische
Soprano: Kathleen Brett
Soprano: Catherine Robbin
Tenor: Benjamin Butterfield
Tenor: Russell Braun
Baritone: Stephen Rails
Pianos: Bruce Ubukata
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Clarinets: Lisa Klewitt
Clarinets: Musica Antiqua

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