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: On Air

Milhaud La Cheminee du Roi Rene
Reykjavik Wind Quintet
7.03 Quantz Flute Concerto in G Wolfgang Schulz ,
Vienna Chamber Orchestra
8.03 Monteverdi Vago Augeletto Prague Madrigalists, conductor Miroslav Venhoda
8.30 Berlioz Overture: Benvenuto
Dresden Staatskapelle Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis


Unknown: Wolfgang Schulz
Unknown: Monteverdi Vago
Conductor: Miroslav Venhoda
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Bach, orch Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV537 LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
9.12 Bizet, arr Tarkmann Flower Song; Seguidilla (Carmen)
Albert Schweitzer Wind Octet
9.18 Hellmesberger Ball Scene New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
9.25 York Bowen Toccata
Stephen Hough (piano)
9.30 Handel Concerto a Due Cori
No 3 in FTafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
9.47 Mendelssohn Ehre Sei Gott
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
9.52 Rosas Waltz : Sobre los Olas
Vienna Opera Orchestra, conductor Franz Bauer-Theussl
10.00 Ten o'Clock Feature -
Shakespeare in Music:
Purcell The Fairy Queen (excerpts) Musicians of the Globe, director Philip Pickett
10.10 Madeleine Dring Three
Shakespeare Songs Robert Tear (tenor), Philip Ledger (piano)
10.17 Nicolal Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor
ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
10.26 Composer of the Week:
Debussy Mouvement (Images, Book 1) Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
10.30 Franz Schmidt Variations on a Hussar's Song (excerpt) Lower Austria Orchestra, conductor Alfred Eschwe
10.40 Vaughan Williams A Song of Thanksgiving
John Gielgud (speaker),
Lynne Dawson (soprano), London Oratory
Junior Choir, Corydon Singers, City of London Sinfonia, John Scott (organ), conductor Matthew Best
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk


Conductor: Adrian Boult
Unknown: Albert Schweitzer
Piano: Stephen Hough
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Conductor: Matthew Best
Conductor: Rosas Waltz
Conductor: Franz Bauer-Theussl
Director: Philip Pickett
Tenor: Philip Ledger
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Piano: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Piano: Franz Schmidt
Conductor: Alfred Eschwe
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: John Gielgud
Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Unknown: John Scott
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week Encore: Tasmin Little

Joan Bakewell talks to British violinist Tasmin Little. Revised repeat


Talks: Joan Bakewell
Violinist: Tasmin Little.

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett with the latest news and views from the musical world. This week, he interviews Hans Werner Henze, a leading composer of contemporary opera, as the Royal
Northern College of Music launches its festival of his music. Plus a look at the new British Library transformed into a performance space for dance.
Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Hans Werner
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert given in September at the Wigmore Hall, London.
Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Heinrich Schiff (cello), Till Fellner (piano) Beethoven Cello Sonata in D, Op 102 No 2
Webem Sonata Movement for Cello and Piano; Three Little Pieces, Op 11 Schubert Rondo Brillant in B minor, D895; Piano Trio in B flat, D898


Violin: Thomas Zehetmair
Violin: Heinrich Schiff
Piano: Till Fellner
Unknown: Schubert Rondo Brillant

: Klemperer Conducts Waltzes

Klemperer Meny Waltz ; One-Step (Das Ziel)
Johann Strauss (son) Emperor Waltz Philharmonia , conductor Otto Klemperer


Unknown: Klemperer Meny Waltz
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conductor: Waltz Philharmonia
Conductor: Otto Klemperer

: Spirit of the Age

Presented by Christopher Page. Jerusalem- Vision of Peace
Chants and songs from the time of the Crusades reflecting the tragedies of war, the longing for peace and the devotion to the holy city. Gothic
Voices perform in a concert directed by Christopher Page. Producer Kate Bolton


Presented By: Christopher Page.
Producer: Kate Bolton

: 100 Great Singers

A weekly series exploring the recorded legacy of the great singers of our century. Mezzo Christa Ludwig celebrates the work of soprano Zinka Milanov , including music by Verdi. Producer Mark Rowlinson


Unknown: Christa Ludwig
Soprano: Zinka Milanov
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

44: Wilfred Owen : Strange Meeting Wilfred Owen was killed in France on 4 November 1918. Samuel West reads Strange Meeting, his poem of the trenches. Pat Barker and Dominic Hibberd
discuss his life and work.
Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: Wilfred Owen
Unknown: Wilfred Owen
Unknown: Samuel West
Unknown: Pat Barker
Unknown: Dominic Hibberd
Producer: Viv Beeby

: The Year

Anthony Burton introduces music first performed in 1934, including one of Copland's finest works - premiered in Mexico City - and Bartok's choral masterpiece, first heard in a BBC broadcast from London.
Bloch Sanctification (Sacred Service) Louis Berkman (baritone), Zemel Choir, LSO, conductor Geoffrey Simon Copland Short Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Stravinsky Persephone (Part 3) Anne Fournet (narrator), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Tiffin Boys ' Choir, London Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano Varese Ecuatorial
Kevin Deas (bass), ASKO Ensemble, conductor Kent Nagano
Bartok Cantata Profana John Aler (tenor), John Tomlinson (bass), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez Producer David Stevens


Introduces: Anthony Burton
Baritone: Louis Berkman
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Stravinsky Persephone
Narrator: Anne Fournet
Narrator: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Tenor: Tiffin Boys
Bass: Kevin Deas
Tenor: John Aler
Tenor: John Tomlinson
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Producer: David Stevens

: Sunday Feature: Freedom Radio

If the collapse of the former Soviet Union has given Marxism a bad name, have other ideologies of the left - anarchism, in particular - disappeared into the history books? Christopher Cook explores the ways in which this great 19th-century tradition of radical thought is being renewed, talking to anarchists from America,
Sweden, Italy and Britain, who are as happy to promote their libertarian
Utopia on the internet as they are to proclaim it on the streets. Repeat


Unknown: Christopher Cook

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Sunday Play: Cancer Ward

By Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Set in 1955 in a cancer hospital in Tashkent, this classic of the Soviet period is a metaphor for the corruption endemic under Stalin, as revealed in Khrushchev's "thaw". with Christian Patterson , Siriol Jenkins, Richard Elfyn , Christine Pritchard ,
James Greene. Dafydd Wyn Roberts and Stevie Parry Dramatised by Olwen Wymark. Composer Colin Sell. Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
Unknown: Christian Patterson
Unknown: Richard Elfyn
Unknown: Christine Pritchard
Unknown: James Greene.
Unknown: Dafydd Wyn Roberts
Unknown: Stevie Parry
Dramatised By: Olwen Wymark.
Unknown: Colin Sell.
Director: Alison Hindell
Oleg Kostoglotov: Malcolm Storry
Pavel Nikolayevich Rusanov: David Ryall
Vera Kornilyevna Gangart: Melanie Walters
Ludmila Afahasyevna Dontsova: Gillian Barge
Yefrem Podduyev: Dorien Thomas
Dyoma: Rob Harper
Vadim: Simon Ludders
Alexei Shulubin: Jonathan Adams
Zoya: Rhian Hern

: Choir Works

Brian Kay presents music for Remembrance Sunday.
Ireland Greater Love Hath No Man
Tippett Spirituals from "A Child of Our Time"
Britten Dies Irae (War Requiem)
Parry Lord, Let Me Know Mine End Elgar The Spirit of England Producer Tim Thorne


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Tippett Spirituals
Producer: Tim Thorne

: World Music

Sacred Music of India
Eight programmes in which Richard Widdess explores the wide range of traditional music of faith and festivity on the Indian subcontinent.
4: Mysticism and Meditation Repeat


Unknown: Richard Widdess

: BBC Philharmonic

Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Hindemith Symphony in E flat Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Mahler Symphony Series Symphony No 2 (Resurrection)
Charlotte Margiono (soprano), Birgit Remmert (contralto), Netherlands Radio Choir and Orchestra/Edo de Waart
2.40 Sulho Ranta Finnish Folk Dances
Finnish RSO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste
3.00 Lajtha Laszlo Symphony No 4 Hungarian State Orchestra/ James Ferencsic
3.25 Mozart Don Giovanni (excerpts) Australian Opera Orchestra
3.55 Frederik van Rossum Violin
Concerto No 2 Peter Zazofsky, Liege PO/Pierre Bartholomee
4.30 Haydn Symphony No 7 in C (Le Midi) National Arts Centre Orchestra/Gabriel Chmura
5.00 Claude Champagne Danse Villageoise Quebec Conservatoire Orchestra/Jacques Lacombe
5.20 CPE Bach Flute Sonata in G, Wql33 (Hamburger) Wilbert
Hazeizet, Andreas Staier (fortepiano)
5.35 Vieme Cello Sonata, Op 27
Elizabeth Dolin, Carmen Picard (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Birgit Remmert

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