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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter.
6.00 Vierne Berceuse , Op 31 No 19 Philip Ledger (organ)
7.04 Alessandro Marcello Oboe
Concerto in D minor
Clare Shanks , Academy of Ancient
Music, director Christopher Hogwood
8.04 Vivaldi Laudate Pueri
Lynne Dawson (soprano), the King's Consort, director Robert King
8.30 Purcell Suite: Abdelazar
Purcell Quartet


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: Vierne Berceuse
Oboe: Alessandro Marcello
Unknown: Clare Shanks
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Vivaldi Laudate Pueri
Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Director: Robert King

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Bernstein Overture: Candide
St Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
9.08 Haydn Divertimento in G, H II 3 Consortium Classicum
9.18 Britten A Hymn to the Virgin
Finzi Singers, conductor Paul Spicer
9.21 Bach Concerto in A minor for
Four Harpsichords, BWV1065
Andrew Davis , Philip Ledger and Blandine Verlet , English Chamber
Orchestra, director Raymond Leppard (harpsichord)
9.31 Kreisler, orch McAlister Liebesfreud ; Liebesleid Gil Shaham (violin),
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
9.39 Mllhaud Le Bal Martiniquais Stephen Coombs and Artur Pizarro (pianos)
9.47 Sullivan Overture di Ballo
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
10.00 College and Cathedral Choirs Sullivan 0 Gladsome Light (The Golden Legend) Choir of Ely
Cathedral, conductor Paul Trepte
10.04 Seiber Three Hungarian Folk Songs
Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford, conductor Grayston Ives
10.09 Parry I Was Glad
St Paul 's Cathedral Choir,
Andrew Lucas (organ), conductor John Scott
10.16 Composer of the Week: Puccini Preludio Sinfonico
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
10.26 Bach English Suite No 6 in D minor, BWV811 (1st mvt) Murray Perahia (piano)
10.38 Resplghl Suite: The Birds London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Haydn Divertimento
Conductor: Paul Spicer
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Philip Ledger
Unknown: Blandine Verlet
Harpsichord: Raymond Leppard
Unknown: McAlister Liebesfreud
Violin: Liebesleid Gil Shaham
Unknown: Stephen Coombs
Pianos: Artur Pizarro
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Paul Trepte
Conductor: Grayston Ives
Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Andrew Lucas
Conductor: John Scott
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week Encore

Gundula Janowltz
Possessor of one of the most beautiful voices of her generation, the German-born lyric soprano
Gundula Janowitz has sustained a career in the world's greatest opera houses for over 30 years. She talks to Joan Bakewell about her artistic life, starting with her modest upbringing in postwar Berlin and her first encounter with the legendary
Herbert von Karajan when still in her early twenties. She also talks about her close association with the music of Mozart and Strauss and her love of lieder. Including songs and arias by Mozart, Weber, Strauss and Schubert. Revised repeat


Unknown: Gundula Janowltz
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Music Matters

With Ivan Hewett. This week, a feature celebrating the centenary of the birth of Spanish poet and dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca , a tribute to the great Russian bass Chaliapin, and a preview of a new music theatre piece set in a Scottish pub. Producer Tony Sellors


Unknown: Ivan Hewett.
Dramatist: Federico Garcia Lorca

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Bath International Music Festival
Chris de Souza introduces a recital given last Monday in the Bath Forum. The world-famous baritone Willard
White is accompanied by pianist Catherine Edwards in arias by Mozart and Verdi, songs by Copland and spirituals.


Pianist: Catherine Edwards

: Dvorak in America

Dvorak's Sonatina in G, Op 100, played by Itzhak Perlman (violin) and Samuel Sanders (piano).


Played By: Itzhak Perlman
Piano: Samuel Sanders

: Spirit of the Age

Christopher Page and John Field continue their historical tour of Westminster Abbey through the words of kings, chroniclers and poets and the music of Tallis, Gibbons, Purcell and Handel.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: John Field
Producer: Kate Bolton

: 100 Great Singers

A weekly series exploring the recorded legacy of the great singers of our century. Hugh Scully introduces recordings by the Bulgarian bass
Nicolai Ghiaurov , including works by Verdi, Tchaikovsky and Mozart.


Introduces: Hugh Scully
Bass: Nicolai Ghiaurov

: Centurions

One hundred great 20th-century works of art. 22: Walt Disney - Snow White Brian Sibley reveals how Snow White lifted animation from primitive technology to acknowledged art form. Producer Tessa Watt


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Producer: Tessa Watt

: The Year

Natalie Wheen probes the tensions of old and new in 1912. Henry Cowell The Tides of Manaunaun The Composer (piano)
Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire (Part 1) Phyllis Bryn-Julson (voice), Ensemble Modern, director Peter Eotvos
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1
Yevgeni Kissin , Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado
Schreker Der Feme Klang (Act 3, excerpt) Elena Grigorescu (soprano), Thomas Harper (tenor), Hagen Opera Chorus and Philharmonic, conductor Michael Halasz
Bridge Suite: The Sea Ulster
Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Henry Cowell
Unknown: Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Unknown: Yevgeni Kissin
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Soprano: Elena Grigorescu
Tenor: Thomas Harper
Conductor: Michael Halasz
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Sunday Feature: Jack the Dripper

A look at the life, legend and legacy of Jackson Pollock , who revolutionised painting and the image of the all-American artist. Born in Cody,
Wyoming, Pollock soon became the darling of the New York art world, where his shadow still looms large. Tim Marlow talks to those who knew
Pollock best - including ex-lover
Ruth Kligman - and to those in the art world who have responded to his daunting reputation in various ways, from abstract expressionist homage to pop art rejection, including Julian Schnabel , Alex Katz and Jeff Koons. Producer Paul Quinn
* See Brian Kay : page 42


Unknown: Jackson Pollock
Talks: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Ruth Kligman
Unknown: Julian Schnabel
Unknown: Alex Katz
Unknown: Jeff Koons.
Producer: Paul Quinn
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: Life Is a Dream

By Pedro Calderon de la Barca.
One of the most celebrated plays of the Spanish Golden Age, adapted by Adrian Mitchell and John Barton. The birth of the heir to the Polish throne is accompanied by terrible omens, and he is banished to a dungeon.
Thirty years later, the reunion of the ailing king and his tormented son leads to a catastrophic power struggle. with Christopher Scott , Gerard McDermott and Chris Pavlo. Music by Mark Lawrence Director Cathryn Horn Repeat


Adapted By: Adrian Mitchell
Adapted By: John Barton.
Unknown: Christopher Scott
Unknown: Gerard McDermott
Unknown: Chris Pavlo.
Music By: Mark Lawrence
Director: Cathryn Horn
Segismund: Paul Rhys
Basilio: Tp McKenna
Rosaura: Becky Hindley
Clotaldo: Stephen Thorne
Clarion: Kim Wall
Estrella: Alison Reid
Astolfo: Alex Lowe

: Choir Works

Is the Pope Catholic ? The last of four programmes examining the relationship between the music of the church and the history of the popes. Jeremy Summerly talks to Patrick Russill about the unity and diversity of liturgical music in the 20th century in the light of important papal pronouncements. With music including Naji Hakim 's Missa Redemptoris and Perosl's Missa Pontificalis,


Unknown: Pope Catholic
Talks: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Patrick Russill
Unknown: Naji Hakim

: World Music

Playing In a Volcano
The last of five programmes marking the 50th anniversary of the declaration of the state of Israel in 1948. Yossi Schiffmann and Aref Hijjawi
meet musicians who have been at the forefront of the Israeli and Palestinian peace movements. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Yossi Schiffmann
Unknown: Aref Hijjawi
Producer: Roger Short

: Record Review

Building a Ubrary
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Philippe Roger Musique pour les Noces de infante de Castille
Namur Chamber Choir, Fenice Ensemble, Douice Memoire Ensemble, Ricercar Consort , director Jean Tubery
2.00 Mendelssohn Incidental music:
A Midsummer Night's Dream Danish NRSO/Michael Schonwandt
2.25 Charles Tournemire Préludes-
Poemes, Op 58 Lise Boucher (piano)
3.30 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher) Amsterdam Bach Soloists
4.00 Wieniawski Violin Concerto No
1 in F sharp minor Piotr Plawner , Warsaw Sinfonia/Grzegorz Novak
4.30 Piazzolla Le Grand Tango Montreal Musica Camerata
5.00 Suppe Overture: Poet and Peasant Slovenian RSO/Marko Munih
5.20 Liszt Rapsodie Espagnole Richard Raymond (piano)
5.35 Prokofiev Suite: Romeo and Juliet (excerpt) Saarbriicken RSO, conductor Myung-Whun Chung


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Philippe Roger Musique
Unknown: Ricercar Consort
Director: Jean Tubery
Unknown: Charles Tournemire
Piano: Lise Boucher
Unknown: Piotr Plawner
Piano: Richard Raymond
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung

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