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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter , including
6.15 Gibbons Magnificat Choir of King's College,
Cambridge, director Philip Ledger
7.00 Debussy Images (Book 1) Pascal Roge (piano)
7.30 Bach Cantata No 2: Ach Gott, vom Himmel Sieh ' Darein'
Paul Esswood (alto), Kurt Equiluz
(tenor), Max van Egmond (baritone), Vienna Boys' Choir, Chorus
Viennensis, Vienna Concentus
Musicus, director Nikolaus Hamoncourt
8.15 Brahms Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2 Franklin Cohen , Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Piano: Pascal Roge
Unknown: Himmel Sieh
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Unknown: Vienna Concentus
Director: Nikolaus Hamoncourt
Unknown: Franklin Cohen
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Grieg, orch Breur Wedding Day at Troldhaugen ASMF/Neville Marriner
9.09 Prokofiev Minuet; Juliet as a Young Girl (Romeo and Juliet) Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
9.17 Schlckhardt Concerto in G for
Four Recorders, Op 19 No 3
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet, Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
9.25 AltVen Swedish Rhapsody No 1 (Midsummer Vigil)
Iceland SO, conductor Petri Sakari
9.39 Mendelssohn, arr Gabler A
Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo) Ensemble Wien-Berlin
9.49 Rachmanlnov Nunc Dimittis
USSR Ministry of Culture Chamber Choir, conductor Valery Polianksy
10.00 British Film Composers:
Bemers, orch Irving Nicholas Nickleby Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Barry Wordsworth
10.09 Charles Williams Dream of Olwen (While I Live) Wilhelm Davos (piano), London Festival Orchestra, conductor Laszlo Tabor
10.14 Richard Rodney Bennett
Murder on the Orient Express (Waltz Theme) Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor John Mauceri
10.25 Composer of the Week:
CPE Bach Symphony in G, Wql82
No 1 English Concert/Trevor Pinnock
10.37 Schumann Novellette in F,
Op 21 No 1 Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
10.43 Maxwell Davies Overture:
Mavis in Las Vegas BBCPO, conducted by the Composer Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Petri Sakari
Conductor: Valery Polianksy
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Piano: Wilhelm Davos
Conductor: Laszlo Tabor
Conductor: Richard Rodney Bennett
Conductor: John Mauceri
Unknown: Schumann Novellette
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Piano: Maxwell Davies
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week Encore

Cecilia Bartoli
Joan Bakewell meets Italian mezzo
Cecilia Bartoli , the bestselling classical artist after Pavarotti. Music includes arias from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and La Clemenza di Tito and Rossini's The Barber of Seville, La Cenerentola and Semiramide, and songs by Donizetti, Bizet, Beethoven and Haydn. Revised repeat


Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Unknown: La Clemenza Di Tito

: Music Matters

With Ivan Hewett. This week, composers who have written for and about children. And the Lindsays talk about the evocative musical language in Janacek's quartets. Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Ivan Hewett.
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Renee Fleming at the Wigmore Hall Renee Fleming (soprano), Helen Yorke (piano)
Schubert Heidenroslein; Lachen und Weinen; Im Frühling; Tod und das
Madchen; An die Nachtigall, D497; Gretchen am
Spinnrade Brahms Lerchengesang , Op 70 No 2; Standchen, Op 106 No 1; Die
Mainacht, Op 43 No 2; Des Liebsten Schwur, Op 69 No 4; Unbewegte LaueLuft , Op 57 No 8
Debussy Ariettes Oubliées
Britten Canticle I: My Beloved Is Mine Ellington Do Nothing til You Hear from Me; Sentimental Mood; It Don't
Mean a Thing


Unknown: Renee Fleming
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Piano: Helen Yorke
Unknown: Spinnrade Brahms Lerchengesang
Unknown: Des Liebsten
Unknown: Unbewegte Laueluft

: Mystery Sonatas

Sonatas by Biber played by John Holloway (violin) and Tragicomedia.


Played By: John Holloway

: Spirit of the Age

Christopher Page and Gerard McBumey explore the sound world of Russian Orthodox chants and spiritual songs, and Daniel Snowman reports from the Peter the Great exhibition in London.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Gerard McBumey
Unknown: Daniel Snowman
Producer: Kate Bolton

: 100 Great Singers

Mezzo Christa Ludwig introduces recordings made by tenor
Fritz Wunderlich , featuring music by Mozart. Producer Mark Rowlinson


Introduces: Christa Ludwig
Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

One hundred 20th-century works of art. 25: Ernest Hemingway - For Whom the Bell Tolls. Christopher Bigsby , Malcolm Bradbury and Christopher Hitchens discuss Hemingway's novel. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: Christopher Hitchens
Producer: Fiona McLean

: The Year

Real and imaginary musical landscapes from 1942, with Natalie Wheen.
Strauss Capriccio (opening scene) German Opera Orchestra
Cage Imaginary Landscape No 1 Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble, conductor Jan Williams
Copland Hoe-Down (Rodeo)
Detroit SO, conductor Antal Dorati
Khachaturian Sabre Dance (Gayaneh) Vienna PO, conducted by the Composer Stravinsky Danses Concertantes ECO, conductor Colin Davis
Honegger Symphony No 2 Lausanne CO, conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Unknown: Strauss Capriccio
Conductor: Jan Williams
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Sunday Feature: Viewing the Century - Noam Chomsky

The Giraffe's Neck and the Snowflake
Professor Noam Chomsky discusses a life of academic and public dissent, fuelled by an optimistic belief in the ability of people to force change from below. Chomsky's revolutionary work on the structure of language challenged the orthodoxy of the 1950s and, outside the academy, he has become one of the most trenchant indigenous critics of America's foreign policy. With Jonathan Steinberg. producer Neil Trevithick


Unknown: Professor Noam Chomsky
Unknown: Jonathan Steinberg.
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Plays

Eugene O'Neill Double Bill
Starring Jason Robards and Willem Dafoe
7.30 Hughie
A classic experimental drama. When the night clerk in a low-grade rooming house dies, a small-time gambler - and full-time loser - discovers that he has lost his only friend in New York.
Director Jose Quintero Repeat
8.20 The Emperor Jones
The famous Wooster Group perform O'Neill's classic expressionist text.
With the help of his smarmy sidekick Smithers, tinpot emperor Brutus Jones flees a native revolt only to face a night of primal terror in the jungle, confronting his past.
Director Elizabeth LeCompte


Unknown: Eugene O'Neill
Unknown: Jason Robards
Unknown: Willem Dafoe
Director: Jose Quintero
Unknown: Brutus Jones
Director: Elizabeth Lecompte
Erie Smith: Jason Robards
Night clerk: Jack Dodson
Brutus Jones: Kate Valk
Smithers: Willem Dafoe

: Choir Works

The second of three programmes of Viennese choral music presented by Jeremy Summerly.
Vanhal Missa Solemnis in E flat
(Kyrie; Gloria) Marta Rlova (soprano), Marta Benackova (mezzo),
Jorg Durmuller (tenor), Jiri Sulzenko (bass), Prague Chamber Choir, Prague
Virtuosi, conductor Vaclav Neumann
Beethoven Cantata on the Accession of Emperor Leopold II Judith Howarth (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Jose Van Dam (bass), Corydon Singers and Orchestra, conductor Matthew Best
Haydn Mass in B flat (Theresienmesse) Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo),
Mark Padmore (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Richard Hickox


Presented By: Jeremy Summerly.
Soprano: Marta Rlova
Soprano: Marta Benackova
Tenor: Jorg Durmuller
Tenor: Jiri Sulzenko
Conductor: Vaclav Neumann
Conductor: Beethoven Cantata
Soprano: Judith Howarth
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Tenor: Jose van Dam
Unknown: Pamela Helen Stephen
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Tenor: Stephen Varcoe
Baritone: Collegium Musicum
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: World Music

Songs of the New World
Six programmes exploring the folk music traditions of the United States, presented by Tony Seeger.
3: Sunday Morning


Presented By: Tony Seeger.

: Record Review

Building a Ubrary
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00, 2.15 Schutz Psalms of David Cantus Colln/Konrad Junghanel
1.45 Rorentz Debout sur le Soleil, Chant de Résurrection
Francois Espinasse (organ)
3.00 Kodaly Dances of Galanta Adam Fellegi (piano)
3.15 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a Warsaw Sinfonia/Tomasz Bugaj
3.35 Mozart Piano Concerto No 17 in G, K453 Brabant Orchestra, director Tamas Vasary (piano)
4.10 Schubert Piano Quintet in A,
D667 (Trout) Dong-Suk Kang (violin), Theodore Kuchar (viola),
Robert Cohen (cello), Max McBride (double bass), Daniel Sher (piano)
5.10 Mozart Symphony No 28 in C Bratislava RSO/Ludovit Rajter
5.35 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 6 in D flat Rian de Waal (piano)
5.50 Paganinl Sonata Concertata in A Hammer (violin), Beauvais (guitar)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Rorentz Debout
Unknown: Francois Espinasse
Piano: Galanta Adam Fellegi
Piano: Tamas Vasary
Viola: Theodore Kuchar
Viola: Robert Cohen
Cello: Max McBride
Bass: Daniel Sher
Piano: Rian de Waal

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