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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter , including Myslivecek Wind Octet No I in E flat Meyer Wind Ensemble
6.30 Lassus 0 Mors Quam Amara Est Pro Cantione Antiqua
7.03 Brahms Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2 Franklin Cohen , Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
8.03 Boyce Overture No 10 in F
Cantilena, director Adrian Shepherd


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Franklin Cohen
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Director: Adrian Shepherd

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Glazunov Autumn (The Seasons)
Scottish NO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
9.14 Field Nocturne No 5 in B flat
Miceal O'Rourke (piano)
9.18 Elgar Adagio Cantabile (Mrs Winslow 's Soothing Syrup); Adagio and Variations (Evesham Andante) Athena Ensemble
9.28 Lehar Waltzes: Sirens of the Ball
Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra, conductor Willi Boskovsky
9.35 Haydn Scherzando No 4 in G
Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Berlin Haydn Ensemble/Hansjbrg Schellenberger
9.44 Beethoven Andante Favori in F, WoO 57 Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)
9.53 Grieg Symphonic Dance, Op 64 No 2 Ulster Orchestra/Vernon Handley
10.00 Ten o'Clock Feature - Bach
Arias and Choruses:
Bach Cantata No 35: Geist und
Seele Wird Verwirret (Part 2)
Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Ghent Collegium Vocale, Markus Markl
(organ), conductor Philippe Herreweghe
10.08 Bach Lass Mich Kein' Lust noch Furcht von Dir (Cantata No 177) Peter Schreier (tenor),
Helmuth Rilling Bach Ensemble
10.14 Bach Jesus Bleibet Meine
Freude (Cantata No 147)
The Sixteen/Harry Christophers
10.17 Flnzl Romance for String Orchestra
ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
10.29 Weber Andante e Rondo
Ungarese Valery Popov (bassoon),
Russian State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Valery Poliansky
10.39 Composer of the Week:
Schumann Der Nussbaum ; Widmung (Myrthen) Felicity Lott (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)
10.46 William Hurlstone Variations on a Hungarian Air
LPO, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Piano: Miceal O'Rourke
Unknown: Mrs Winslow
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Piano: Rudolf Buchbinder
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Markus Markl
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Weber Andante
Bassoon: Ungarese Valery Popov
Conductor: Valery Poliansky
Unknown: Schumann Der Nussbaum
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Piano: Graham Johnson
Piano: William Hurlstone
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week

Julian Bream
Joan Bakewell talks to classical guitarist Julian Bream. Revised repeat


Unknown: Julian Bream
Talks: Joan Bakewell
Guitarist: Julian Bream.

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett with the latest news and views from the musical world. This week, east meets west in the Grand Union Orchestra's mammoth new commission, Now Comes the Dragon's Hour. Plus a new approach to teaching early music at Trinity College. Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert given in July at London's
Wigmore Hall.
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo), Helmut Deutsch (piano)
Schubert Lambertine ; Das Madchen , D652; Heimliches Lieben ; Die
Liebende Schreibt ; Die Liebe, D210; Lied der Delphine, D857 No 1 Wolf Alte Weisen
Schoenberg Die Aufgeregten;
Wamung; Geubtes Herz (Songs, Op 3); Traumleben; Verlassen; Madchenlied (Songs, Op 6); Two Ballads, Op 12 Poulenc Banalités; Les Chemins de I 'Amour


Piano: Helmut Deutsch
Piano: Schubert Lambertine
Piano: Das Madchen
Unknown: Heimliches Lieben
Unknown: Liebende Schreibt
Unknown: Geubtes Herz

: A Mozart Concerto

Mozart Piano Concerto No 18 in B flat, K456
Richard Goode ,
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra


Unknown: Richard Goode

: Spirit of the Age

Looking forward to Halloween, Christopher Page and Daniel Snowman conjure up some of the magic, mystery and music surrounding witchcraft from the Middle Ages to the Baroque. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Christopher Page
Unknown: Daniel Snowman
Producer: Kate Bolton

: 100 Great Singers

Miriam Stoppard talks about tenor
Jose Cura , including music by Puccini.


Talks: Miriam Stoppard
Tenor: Jose Cura

: Centurions

42: Naguib Mahfouz : The Cairo
Trilogy. Naguib Mahfouz 's work was the first Arab novel to win the Nobel
Prize for Literature.
Producer Hannah Andrassy


Unknown: Naguib Mahfouz
Unknown: Naguib Mahfouz
Producer: Hannah Andrassy

: The Year

Ivan Hewett introduces music first performed in 1914. Roslavets Three Etudes
Ravel Trois Poemes de Stephane Mallarme
Stravinsky Le Rossignol
Satle Embryons Desséchés Producer Ekene Akalawu


Introduces: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: Sunday Feature: Synthesisers Never Eat a Pastrami Sandwich

The American Experimental Tradition in Music
As America found its feet after the War of Independence, so its creative artists began to forge an American way. The tradition of experiment and innovation has now become a hallmark of the American scene.
Natalie Wheen joins in the fun with the music and comments of some of the major players, including Pauline Oliveros , Lou Harrison , Henry Brant , Kyle Gann , Alvin Lucier , Carl Stone , La Monte Young, Terry Riley and Robert Ashley , and with archive recordings of John Cage ,
Henry Cowell , Morton Feldman , Bernard Herrmann and Harry Partch. Producer Natalie Wheen


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Pauline Oliveros
Unknown: Lou Harrison
Unknown: Henry Brant
Unknown: Kyle Gann
Unknown: Alvin Lucier
Unknown: Carl Stone
Unknown: Terry Riley
Unknown: Robert Ashley
Unknown: John Cage
Unknown: Henry Cowell
Unknown: Morton Feldman
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann
Unknown: Harry Partch.
Producer: Natalie Wheen

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: Man and Boy

This performance of Terence Rattigan 's final play features Alan Bates as fraudulent international financier
Gregor Antonescu , who, with his worldwide empire facing collapse, flees to the New York apartment of his estranged son.
Music composed and performed by Peter Hayward. Director John Dove


Unknown: Terence Rattigan
Unknown: Alan Bates
Unknown: Gregor Antonescu
Unknown: Peter Hayward.
Director: John Dove
Gregor: Alan Bates
Carol: Catherine Cusack
Vassily: John Light
Sven: David Bradley
Herris: James Laurenson
Beeston: Nick Waring
Countess: Alan Carroll

: Andreas Haefliger

Beethoven Piano Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest)
Debussy Ce Qu'a Vu le Vent d'Ouest (Preludes, Book 1)
Berlo Luftklavier ; Erdenklavier
Debussy Les Collines d'Anacapri; La Cathédrale Engloutie (Preludes, Book 1)
Berlo Wasserklavier ; Feuerklavier Debussy Feux dartifice (Preludes, Book 2)


Unknown: Berlo Luftklavier
Unknown: Berlo Wasserklavier
Unknown: Feuerklavier Debussy Feux

: Choir Works

Brian Kay introduces music for royalty. Trad, arr Vaughan Williams Old Hundredth
Westminster Abbey Choir, London Brass, conductor Martin Neary
Haydn Te Deum for Empress Maria Theresa
Namur Chamber Choir, La Petite Bande, director Sigiswald Kuijken Purcell Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
Monteverdi Choir, Equale Brass, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Britten Te Deum and Jubilate in C
Hoist Singers, David Goode (organ), conductor Stephen Layton
Purcell Come Ye Sons of Art Away Gillian Fisher (soprano), Michael Chance and James Bowman
(countertenors), Michael George
(bass), Choir of New College, Oxford, King's Consort, director Robert King Producer Tim Thome


Introduces: Brian Kay
Conductor: Martin Neary
Conductor: Haydn Te Deum
Unknown: Maria Theresa
Unknown: La Petite
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Britten Te Deum
Singers: David Goode
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Soprano: Gillian Fisher
Soprano: Michael Chance
Soprano: James Bowman
Bass: Michael George
Director: Robert King

: World Music Sacred Music of India

The series in which Richard Widdess introduces traditional music from the Indian subcontinent.
2: Telling the Story Repeat


Introduces: Richard Widdess

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Conductors Barry Wordsworth and Rupert Bawden ,
Richard Rodney Bennett (piano)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 Rupert Bawden Two Studies; The Road of Mirrors


Conductors: Barry Wordsworth
Conductors: Rupert Bawden
Piano: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Rupert Bawden

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Bach Cantatas Nos 56, 55 and 49 Limoges Baroque Ensemble, conductor Christophe Coin
2.15 Debussy Images
Roger Woodward (piano)
2.40 Respighl Trittico Botticelliano Winnipeg SO/Kazuhiro Koizumi
3.15 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115 Thomas Friedli (clarinet), Quartet Sine Nomine
4.00 Holmboe Benedic Domino
Danish NRC/Stefan Parkman
4.30 Soler Fandango for Keyboard in D minor Scott Ross (harpsichord)
4.42 Bizet Carmen Suite No 2
Slovenian RSO/Marko Munih
5.16 Durante Concerto for Strings No 3 Concerto Koln


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Christophe Coin
Piano: Roger Woodward
Piano: Respighl Trittico Botticelliano

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