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With Martin Handley.
Victoria Missa Laetatus Sum a 12 The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
7.10 Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar
Concerto No 1, Op 99 John Williams , English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
7.50 Bruch Romance for viola and orchestra, Op 85 Gerard Causse , Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
8.12 Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin Orpheus Chamber Orchestra


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Unknown: John Williams
Conductor: Charles Groves
Unknown: Gerard Causse

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Hoist A Fugal Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
9.09 Bach Aria: Wir Eilen mit
Schwachen (Cantata No 78)
Julianne Baird (soprano), Allan Fast (countertenor), Bach Ensemble , conductor Joshua Rifkin
9.15 Bach, transcr Rachmaninov Prelude, Gavotte and Gigue (Violin Partita in E) Howard Shelley (piano)
9.24 Delibes Le Roi S'Amuse (Ballet Music) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
9.38 Schubert Song for the Sabbath (Psalm 92) Soloists,
Monteverdi Choir , conductor John Eliot Gardiner
9.46 Rawsthome Practical Cats
(excerpts) Robert Donat (narrator), Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
10.00 Mid-Programme Feature - Composers Abroad:
Respighi Song and Dance (Brazilian Impressions) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.05 Liszt Tarantelles Napolitaines (Venezia e Napoli)
Leslie Howard (piano)
10.15 Elgar The Dance; Lullaby (From the Bavarian Highlands)
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Norman Del Mar
10.24 Composer of the Week: Bernstein, orch Ramin Clarinet Sonata Richard Stoltzman ,
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
10.43 Rosetti Symphony in C London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Conductor: Adrian Boult
Soprano: Julianne Baird
Conductor: Bach Ensemble
Conductor: Joshua Rifkin
Piano: Howard Shelley
Piano: Delibes Le Roi
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Soloists: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Narrator: Robert Donat
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Liszt Tarantelles Napolitaines
Piano: Leslie Howard
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Unknown: Richard Stoltzman
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Rosetti Symphony
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: Artist of the Week Encore

Joan Bakewell talks to celebrated tenor Philip Langridge. Revised repeat


Talks: Joan Bakewell
Tenor: Philip Langridge.

: Festival Music Matters

Graeme Kay introduces a globe-trotting edition of the programme, in which he meets some of the celebrities performing in Salzburg and celebrates 50 years of the Aspen Festival in Colorado. Composer George Benjamin talks about his first visit to Tanglewood, and, back on home territory, Trevor Pinnock , James Galway and the Irish choral group Anuna discuss their forthcoming visits to the Proms. Producer Piers Burton Page


Introduces: Graeme Kay
Talks: George Benjamin
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: James Galway
Producer: Piers Burton

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Vanbrugh Quartet
Beethoven String Quartets: in B flat, Op 18 No 6; in C, Op 59 No 3 (Rasumovsky) Repeat

: Six Pieces of Britain

Michael Berkeley with another chance to hear Birtwistle's The Triumph of Time in a performance broadcast last night in BBC2's series Masterworks. BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: Vintage Years

David Mellor presents recordings of the bass Hans Hotter singing
Richard Strauss. Hotter, now 90, is remembered as the greatest singer of Wagner's Wotan in our time. But his career has also been closely connected with the operas of his friend and mentor Richard Strauss , from the premiere of Capriccio in 1942 to
Hotter's return to his first love - lieder.
Salome (Scene 3) Inge Borkh
(soprano), Bavarian State Orchestra, conductor Joseph Keilberth Arabella (Act 2, excerpt) Maria Reining (soprano),
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karl Bbhm
Lieder: Ach, Weh Mir Ungluckhaften Mann , Op 21 No 4; Ich Trage Meine Minne, Op 32 No 1
Gerald Moore (piano)
Die Schweigsame Frau (Act 3, Finale) Hilde Gueden (soprano),
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor), Hermann Prey (baritone), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karl Bohm
Hola, Ihr Streiter in Apoll! (Capriccio) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Producer Nick Morgan


Unknown: David Mellor
Bass: Hans Hotter
Unknown: Richard Strauss.
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Soprano: Inge Borkh
Conductor: Joseph Keilberth
Conductor: Karl Bbhm
Unknown: Ungluckhaften Mann
Unknown: Ich Trage Meine
Piano: Gerald Moore
Soprano: Hilde Gueden
Soprano: Fritz Wunderlich
Conductor: Karl Bohm
Unknown: Ihr Streiter
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Producer: Nick Morgan

: 100 Great Singers

A personal selection from the recorded legacy of the great singers of our century. Baroness Mary Wamock talks about countertenor Alfred Deller.
Producer Mark Rowlinson


Talks: Baroness Mary Wamock
Unknown: Alfred Deller.
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

81: Guillaume Apollinaire : Zone Michele Roberts and Andrew Rothwell
discuss the 19th-century fin de siècle poet Guillaume Apollinaire , one of the great figures of French modernism, who paved the way for surrealism and existentialism.
Producer Clare Hughes


Unknown: Guillaume Apollinaire
Unknown: Michele Roberts
Unknown: Andrew Rothwell
Unknown: Guillaume Apollinaire
Producer: Clare Hughes

: The Year

Ivan Hewett introduces music first performed in 1908. Debussy Golliwogg's Cakewalk (Children's 's Corner)
Jean-Bernard Pommier (piano) Scriabin Poem of Ecstasy
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
Albeniz El Albaicin Rafael Orozco (piano) Mahler Symphony No 7 (Scherzo) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Schoenberg String Quartet No 2 (excerpt) Christine Whittlesey (soprano), Prazak Quartet Producer Anthony Sellors


Introduces: Ivan Hewett
Piano: Jean-Bernard Pommier
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Piano: Rafael Orozco
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Soprano: Christine Whittlesey
Soprano: Prazak Quartet
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Proms Feature: Richard Strauss - a Musical Ostrich?

David Huckvale investigates Richard Strauss 's relationship with the Nazi regime, with contributions from the composer's grandson Dr Christian Strauss , biographers
Michael Kennedy and Matthew Boyden , scholars Timothy Jackson and Erik Levi , Viennese observers Otto Biba and Clemens Hellsberg , and recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.
Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: David Huckvale
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Dr Christian Strauss
Unknown: Michael Kennedy
Unknown: Matthew Boyden
Unknown: Timothy Jackson
Unknown: Erik Levi
Unknown: Otto Biba
Unknown: Clemens Hellsberg
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: BBC Proms 99

Mozart's immortal and moving last work dominates a programme of passionate and powerful music by his contemporary Haydn and his predecessor Bach. Donna Brown (soprano), Catherine Denley (mezzo), Mark LeBrocq
(tenor), Philip Ens (bass), Choir and Orchestra of the English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
Bach Motet: Singet dem Herrn
Haydn Symphony No 49 in F minor (La Passione); Non Nobis Domine; lnsanae et Vanae Curae
8.20 From within These Walls
The fourth of five programmes in which leading British artists talk about their studios. Jake and Dinos Chapman show Tim Marlow around their South London loft.
8.40 Mozart Requiem in D minor Repeated Thursday 2pm


Soprano: Donna Brown
Soprano: Catherine Denley
Tenor: Mark Lebrocq
Tenor: Philip Ens
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Dinos Chapman
Unknown: Tim Marlow

: The Sunday Play: Naked

Nicholas Wright 's new version of Luigi Pirandello's play, starring
Juliette Binoche. A young woman, hounded by the press after the death of a child in her care, is offered refuge by a middle-aged novelist. She is exploited by four men in turn, who each respond differently to her according to how she reveals herself.
Music by Jonathan Dove
Director Jonathan Kent Repeat


Unknown: Nicholas Wright
Unknown: Juliette Binoche.
Music By: Jonathan Dove
Director: Jonathan Kent
Ersilia Drei: Juliette Binoche
Ludovico Nota: Oliver Ford Davies
Onoria: Anita Reeves
Alfredo Cantavalle: David Sibley
Franco Laspiga: Ben Daniels
Emma: Romy Baskerville
Grotti: Kevin McNally

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky , Steven Isserlis (cello),
Penelope Walmsley-Clark (soprano), Stephen Richardson (baritone)
John Tavener The Protecting Veil; Akhmatova Requiem Repeat


Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Penelope Walmsley-Clark
Soprano: Stephen Richardson
Baritone: John Tavener

: Through the Night

Handel La Resurrezione
2.55 Chopin Ballade No 2 in F. Op 38
3.05 Raitio Symphonic Ballade
3.20 Ludovica Buyst Violin Sonata
3.45 Visee Suite in A
3.55 Anon Maienzeit ; Volez Voz Que Je Voz Chante ; Owe Summerzit
4.05 Glazunov Song of the Troubador
4.10 Prokofiev Russian Overture
4.25 Chopin Scherzo No 3 in C sharp minor, Op 39
4.30 Dvorak Serenade for Wind, Op 44
5.00 Schumann Toccata in C, Op 7
5.05 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a 5.20 Tullndberg String Quartet No 3
5.45 Handel Cara Sposa (Rinaldo)


Unknown: Anon Maienzeit
Unknown: Volez Voz Que
Unknown: Je Voz Chante
Unknown: Dvorak Serenade
Unknown: Handel Cara Sposa

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