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: On Air

With Edward Seckerson.
6.20 Bach Suite No 2 in B minor,
BWV 1067 Lisa Beznosiuk (flute),
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. conductor Frans Bruggen
7.02 Tavener Eternity's Sunrise Patricia Rozario (soprano), Academy of Ancient Music. conductor Paul Goodwin
7.40 Bridge Enter Spring
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.02 Ravel Sonatine
Martha Argerich (piano)
8.50 Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture: May Night
Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Flute: Lisa Beznosiuk
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Conductor: Paul Goodwin
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Ravel Sonatine
Piano: Martha Argerich

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Dvorak Carnival Overture
BBC Philharmonic. conductor Stephen Gunzenhauser
9.13 Handel Sinfonia; Fronde Tenere ; Ombra Mai Fu (Serse) Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Berlin Academy for Old Music
9.18 Hummel Rondo Agréable Isabel Beyer and Harvey Dagul (piano duet)
9.25 Composer of the Week:
Weber Clarinet Concertino in E flat,
Op 26 Charles Neidich ,
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
9.34 Britten Choral Dances (Gloriana) BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
9.45 Tchaikovsky Festival Coronation March
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
9.51 Rameau, transcr Godowsky Rigaudon ; Tambourin Earl Wild (piano)
10.00 Sullivan The Rose of Persia
(Act 1 Finale) Soloists.
Southwark Voices. Hanover Band, conductor Tom Higgins
10.18 Bach, arr
Koopman Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren;
Kommst Du Nun , Jesu
Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Amsterdam
Baroque Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
10.23 Sibelius Valse Triste
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
10.28 Mateo Flecha La Bomba
New London Consort. director Philip Pickett
10.40 Bax On a May Evening Eric Parkin (piano)
10.47 Frankel Overture: May Day Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conductor Werner Andreas Albert
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
Unknown: Fronde Tenere
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Isabel Beyer
Piano: Harvey Dagul
Unknown: Charles Neidich
Conductor: Bo Holten
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Godowsky Rigaudon
Conductor: Tom Higgins
Unknown: Koopman Sei Lob
Unknown: Kommst du Nun
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Director: Philip Pickett
Piano: Eric Parkin
Conductor: Werner Andreas Albert
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week Encore

Emma Johnson
The clarinettist talks to Joan Bakewell.
Revised repeat


Unknown: Emma Johnson
Unknown: Joan Bakewell.

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett visits Salford to see how the North West will benefit culturally from the new Lowry Centre and previews a new Rachmaninov festival at London's South Bank Centre.
Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last year at St
George's, Brandon Hill , Bristol. Michael Chance (countertenor), Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Julius Drake (piano)
Bach Schame Dich , 0 Seele, Nicht (Cantata No 147); Oboe Sonata in E flat, BWV1031 Britten Tit for Tat
David Matthews A Congress of Passions
Bach Sinfonia (Cantata No 12); Oboe Sonata in G minor, BWV1020 Parry To His Music
Butterworth Bredon Hill
German Orpheus with His Lute Michael Head Two Dances
Dickinson Who Is Sylvia? Hark, Hark, the Lark! (Schubert in Blue)


Unknown: Brandon Hill
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Piano: Julius Drake
Piano: Bach Schame Dich
Unknown: David Matthews
Unknown: Michael Head

: After the Flower

Piano music by Shukichi Mltsukuri played by Noriko Ogawa.


Music By: Shukichi Mltsukuri
Played By: Noriko Ogawa.

: The Orchestras of North America

Natalie Wheen presents a ten-part series celebrating five of the major North American orchestras.
1: Philadelphian Stories. The first of two programmes on the Philadelphia Orchestra, including the important part piayed in its development by music directors Leopold Stokowski , Eugene Ormandy , Riccardo Muti and Wolfgang Sawallisch. Recordings from nine decades include music by Brahms, Btoch, Strauss, Rachmaninov, Schoenberg and Respighi. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Directors: Leopold Stokowski
Directors: Eugene Ormandy
Directors: Riccardo Muti
Directors: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
Producer: Alan Hall

: 100 Great Singers

David Golub talks about American baritone Cornell MacNeil.
Producer Mark Rowlinson


Talks: David Golub
Baritone: Cornell MacNeil.
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

68: Mark Rothko : Light Red over Black How far does the artist's work reflect his troubled life as a young Jewish immigrant from Russia? Producer Emily Kasriel


Unknown: Mark Rothko
Producer: Emily Kasriel

: The Year

Anthony Burton introduces music first performed in 1976. Sondheim Pacific Overtures (Act 1 concl) English National Opera Xenakis N'Shima
Catherine Aks and April Lindevald (voices). ST-X Ensemble, conductor Charles Zachary Bornstein Lutoslawski Mi-Parti
Polish National Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Britten String Quartet No 3 (excerpts) Amadeus Quartet
Philip Glass Einstein on the Beach (Act 4, Scene 3: Spaceship) Philip Glass Ensemble Producer Philip Tagney


Introduces: Anthony Burton

: Sunday Feature: Settling the Score

Of Sound Mind
This century has seen remarkable advances in our understanding of how the mind works, yet the power of music to touch the soul remains a mystery locked deep inside the incredibly complex machine that is the human brain. Neurologist Susan Greenfield and musician Paul Webste r explore the processes of inspiration and creation, rehearsal and performance, listening and appreciation - three stages of a journey from one consciousness to another, of communication beyond words. With Nicholas Cook , Robert Craft , Peter Kivy. Rex Lawson ,
Monica Mason , John Sloboda , Julia Usher and Stephen Walsh. Producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Susan Greenfield
Musician: Paul Webste
Unknown: Nicholas Cook
Unknown: Robert Craft
Unknown: Peter Kivy.
Unknown: Rex Lawson
Unknown: Monica Mason
Unknown: John Sloboda
Unknown: Julia Usher
Unknown: Stephen Walsh.
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: The Sunday Play: The Doctor's Dilemma

A special studio recording of the Almeida theatre's acclaimed, fast and funny 1998 production of George Bernard Shaw 's famous play - love story, psychological thriller, and a dramatic expression of the kind of dilemmas that still face the medical profession today.
Music by Julian Philips
Director Michael Grandage


Unknown: George Bernard Shaw
Music By: Julian Philips
Director: Michael Grandage
Redpenny: Laurence Mitchell
Newspaperman: Laurence Mitchell
Emmy: Patsy Byrne
Sir Colenso Ridgeon: Ian McDiarmid
Leo Schutzmacher: Toby Salaman
Sir Patrick Cullen: Bernard Horsfall
Cutler Walpole: Martin Jarvis
Sir Ralph Bloomfield Bonington: Tony Britton
Dr Blenkinsop: Robert Demeger
Jennifer Dubedat: Victoria Hamilton
Louis Dubedat: James Callis
Minnie Tinwell: Harriet Cater
Waiter: Simon Scott
Mr Danby: Simon Scott

: Choir Works

Brian Kay introduces the first of an occasional Choir Works series featuring all six of the late masses Haydn composed to honour the name day of his employer's wife. Haydn Missa Sancti Bernardi von Offida
(Heiligmesse) Soloists. Leipzig Radio Chorus, Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Neville Marriner
Beethoven Mass in C, Op 86
Soloists, Monteverdi Choir. Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: Brian Kay
Unknown: Haydn Missa Sancti Bernardi von Offida
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Beethoven Mass
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Composer Portrait
Bemd Alois Zimmermann Symphony in One Movement; Cello Concerto;
Musique pour les Soupers du Roi Ubi; Ich Wandte Mich
Pieter Wispelwey (cello), Steven Page (bass). Ulrich Popp and Wolf Kahler (speakers), conductor Jacques van Steen


Cello: Pieter Wispelwey
Cello: Steven Page
Bass: Ulrich Popp
Unknown: Wolf Kahler
Conductor: Jacques van Steen

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod , beginning with Mahler's Symphony No 8 (Symphony of a Thousand) Netherlands RPO. conductor Edo de Waart.
2.25 Lute music by Ennemond Gaultier
2.40 Arensky Suite No 3 for two pianos
3.05 Carulll Guitar Concerto in A
3.35 Beethoven Adagio for Musical Clock, WoO 33
3.55 Prokofiev Visions Fugitives
4.20 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor
4.50 Walton Three organ pieces
5.05 Beethoven Quintet in E flat, Op 16
5.35 Goossens Concertino
5.50 Grainger To a Nordic Princess


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Edo de Waart.
Music By: Ennemond Gaultier

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