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: On Air

With Humphrey Carpenter , including featured pianist Howard Shelley. Mozart Te Deum Laudamus,
K141/666J6\z Boys' Choir, European Baroque Soloists, conductor Gerhardt Schmidt-Gaden
6.30 Britten Canticle No 1: My Beloved Is Mine Philip Langridge (tenor), Steuart Bedford (piano)
6.45 HK Andrews Ah, See the Fair
Chivalry Worcester Cathedral Choir, director Donald Hunt
7.00 Balakirev Tamara
BBC Philharmonic/Vassily Sinaisky
7.30 Bach Toccata , Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564 Christopher Herrick (organ)
8.00 Purcell My Beloved Spake, Z28 James Bowman (countertenor),
Charles Daniels (tenor), Robert Evans and Michael George (basses), Choir of New College, Oxford, King's Consort, director Robert King
8.45 Byrd 0 Mistress Mine Sophie Yates (virginals)
Followed by: Grainger 0 Mistress Mine Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Pianist: Howard Shelley.
Conductor: Gerhardt Schmidt-Gaden
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Director: Donald Hunt
Unknown: Bach Toccata
Unknown: Christopher Herrick
Unknown: James Bowman
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Tenor: Robert Evans
Tenor: Michael George
Director: Robert King
Unknown: Sophie Yates
Conductor: Stephen Layton

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Rossini Overture: La Cambiale di
Matrimonio Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
9.09 Bgar Salut damour Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Norman del Mar
9.13 Motley, after Marenzio Fyer , Fyer! Ford There Is a Ladie
Greaves Come Away, Sweet Love Amaryllis Consort, conductor Charles Brett
9.21 Arnold Cornish Dances
LPO, conducted by the Composer
9.35 Milhaud Les Songes, Op 237 Stephen Coombs and Artur Pizarro (pianos)
9.41 Massenet Revons, C'Est I'Heure
Felicity Lott (soprano), Ann Murray (mezzo), Graham Johnson (piano)
9.46 Ravel La Valse CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle
10.00 Mid-Programme Feature - Ensembles:
Grainger Harvest Hymn Penelope Thwaites , Wayne Marshall ,
John Lavender and Rhonda Gillespie (pianos) Bach, arr Laycock Chorale , Prelude and Fugue Rascher Saxophone Quartet
10.10 Dvorak String Quartet in G, Op 106 (3rd mvt) The Lindsays
10.16 Hummel Piano Concerto in B minor (3rd mvt) Stephen Hough , ECO, conductor Bryden Thomson
10.32 Wolf Italian Serenade
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10.40 Handel, orch Goossens
Messiah (excerpts) Soloists, RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Marenzio Fyer
Conductor: Charles Brett
Unknown: Stephen Coombs
Pianos: Artur Pizarro
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Ann Murray
Piano: Graham Johnson
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Penelope Thwaites
Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Unknown: John Lavender
Pianos: Rhonda Gillespie
Unknown: Laycock Chorale
Unknown: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week Encore

Leonard Slatkin
Joan Bakewell talks to American conductor Leonard Slatkin. Revised repeat


Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Talks: Joan Bakewell
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett analyses the identity crisis in English music. And, if music be the food of love, our chefs d'amour season and stir. Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last November in the Wigmore Hall, London. Takacs Quartet,
Andreas Haefliger (piano)
Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D667 (Trout)
Bartok String Quartet No 1
Dvorak Piano Quintet in A, Op 81


Piano: Andreas Haefliger

: Spirit of the Age

Christopher Page evokes the spiritual fervour of the Middle Ages through the lives of some forgotten female saints and mystics. Anthony Rooley discovers that, for Handel. music was the love of food.
Producer Kate Bolton. FACTSHEETWEB PAGE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/factsheets E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Anthony Rooley
Producer: Kate Bolton.

: 100 Great Singers

Vladimir Ashkenazy introduces recordings of music by Richard Strauss and Johann Strauss made by soprano - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Producer Mark Rowlinson


Introduces: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Music By: Richard Strauss
Music By: Johann Strauss
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

57: Laurence Olivier : Henry V. The century's greatest actor, producer of definitive filmed Shakespeare and iconic Englishman ... ten years after his death, what is Olivier's cultural legacy? By carefully cutting the theatre text of Henry V, he created a film of patriotic wartime propaganda which still colours our ideas of the Bard. But is it more
Olivier than Shakespeare? And how strong is his influence on British theatre? With the help of Sir Peter Hall and others, Centurions reassesses the career of a man who was once told, "You are England." Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Sir Peter Hall
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: The Year

Natalie Wheen introduces works first performed in 1965, a year where she discovers a perfect musical confusion. Dutilleux Métaboles
Bastille Opera Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung Ives Symphony No 4 (4th mvt)
New York Schola Cantorum, American SO, conductor Leopold Stokowski Sylvano Bussotti La Passion selon Sade (excerpt)
Cathy Berberian (soprano) Boulez Eclat
Ensemble InterContemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez
Stravinsky Variations (Aldous Huxley in Memoriam) London Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen
Zimmermann Die Soldaten (excerpt)
Stuttgart Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Bernhard Kontarsky Producer Edward Blakeman


Introduces: Natalie Wheen
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Conductor: Sylvano Bussotti
Soprano: Cathy Berberian
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Aldous Huxley
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Bernhard Kontarsky
Producer: Edward Blakeman
Wesener: Mark Munkittrick (bass)
Marie: Nancy Shade (soprano)
Charlotte: Milagro Vargas (alto)
Stolzius: Michael Ebbecke (baritone)
Desportes: William Cochran (baritone)
Haudy: Klaus Hirte (baritone)

: Sunday Feature: Departures from a Position

Howard Barker , one of Britain's most uncompromising and controversial playwrights, discusses his work for stage and radio, with excerpts from his plays and poetry and contributions from Juliet Stevenson and Kenny Ireland. Presented by Ian McDiarmid. Producer Michael Fox


Unknown: Howard Barker
Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Kenny Ireland.
Presented By: Ian McDiarmid.
Producer: Michael Fox

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Choir Works

Brian Kay introduces a performance of Rachmaninov's Vespers given by the BBC Singers, conductor David Hill.


Introduces: Brian Kay
Conductor: David Hill.

: Sunday Play: A House of Correction

Juliet Stevenson heads the cast in Howard Barker 's latest play for radio. Three women and a sick old man sit in a ruined palace, preparing themselves for a forthcoming war.
Their little household is changed for ever with the arrival of a perfidious courier.
Music by Elizabeth Parker Director Richard Wortley


Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Howard Barker
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Director: Richard Wortley
Shardlo: Juliet Stevenson
Godansk: Nicholas Le Prevost
Vistula: Jennie Stoller
Lindsay: Victoria Wicks
Hebbel: David Bradley
Servants: Shirley Dixon
Servants: Ioan Meredith
Servants: Patience Tomlinson

: Mitzi Meyerson

In the first of two short recitals, the American harpsichordist plays a suite of dances and characteristic pieces by the 18th-century French composer Jacques Duphly. Repeat See also tomorrow 9.25pm


Unknown: Jacques Duphly.

: World Music

Sweet Lips, Dark Eyes
Barb Jungr concludes a two-part introduction to the vocal music of Iran with a survey of Iranian popular music through the 20th century.


Unknown: Barb Jungr

: Ulster Orchestra

Conductor Fedor Gluschenko
Gerald Barry Ramboys Arvo Part Festina Lente
Barry Diner Part Fratres


Conductor: Fedor Gluschenko
Conductor: Gerald Barry Ramboys

: A Singing Man's Memorial

Bo Holten directs the BBC Singers in sacred music from the 16th century: a mass by John Merbecke and two motets by Osbert Parsley. Repeat


Unknown: Bo Holten
Unknown: John Merbecke
Unknown: Osbert Parsley.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Dvorak Oratorio: Saint Ludmilla
Livia Aghava (soprano),
Marta Benackova (contralto), Jozef Kundiak and Tomas Cerny (tenors),
Peter Mikulas (bass), Prague Philharmonic Chorus, Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Petr Altrichter
3.05 Dane Skerl Symphony No 8 Slovenian Philharmonic, conductor En Shao
3.20 Mozart Stnng Quartet in G, K387 Orford Quartet
4.10 Poulenc Sinfonietta
Vancouver Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mario Bemardi
5.05 Verdi Eri Tu (Un Ballo in Maschera) Gaetan Laperriere (baritone),
Trois Rivieres Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gilles Bellemare
5.20 Schubert 11 Landler, D366
Ralf Gothoni (piano)
5.30 Mozart Piano Trio in C, K548
Orlando Trio


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Livia Aghava
Soprano: Marta Benackova
Contralto: Jozef Kundiak
Contralto: Tomas Cerny
Tenors: Peter Mikulas
Conductor: Petr Altrichter
Unknown: Mozart Stnng
Conductor: Mario Bemardi
Baritone: Gaetan Laperriere
Conductor: Gilles Bellemare
Piano: Ralf Gothoni

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