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Rossini Overture: The
Thieving Magpie
RPO/Thomas Beecham
7.11 Bach Italian
Concerto: Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
7.30am News
7.35 Respighi The Birds Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
7.55 Puccini Vissi d'arte
(Tosca): Katia Ricciarelli (sop); Berlin PO/Karajan
7.59 Sibelius Suite: King Christian II: Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi. Records


Neville Marriner
Puccini Vissi
Katia Ricciarelli

with Susan Sharpe.
Rossini, arr Czemy
Overture: Semiramide for 16 pianos
Blow Venus and Adonis:
Prologue and Act 1
Soloists; Members of the London Oratory Junior Choir; Consort of Musicke/Anthony Rooley Weber Andante and Hungarian Rondo, Op 35 Klaus Thunemann (bassoon) Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
Bliss Baraza (Men of Two Worlds): Eileen Joyce (piano); Male Chorus; National SO/Mathieson
Schubert, arr Joachim Grand Duo in C (D 812) CO of Europe/Abbado
Blow Venus and Adonis:
Acts 2 and 3 Scharwenka Polish
National Dance No 1 in Eflat minor, Op 3
Derek Bell (piano). Records


Susan Sharpe.

Julian Farrell (clarinet) Yuko Inoue (viola)
Kathron Sturrock (piano) live from Broadcasting House, London.
Bruck Four pieces from Op 83 Nos 2, 6 and 7 Orr Refrains II (1971) Mozart Trio in E flat (K 498) (Kegelstatt)


Julian Farrell
Yuko Inoue
Kathron Sturrock

live from Clare College, Cambridge.
Introit: Beati quorum via (Stanford); Responses: Brown; Psalms: 6-8
(Crotch, West, Walmisley); Lessons: Isaiah 30, w
15-2 1; John 1, vv 43-51; Office hymn (199 AMR): Thou Art the Way;
Canticles: The Edington Service (Ives); Anthem: Festival Anthem
(Berkeley); Hymn (30
HHT): Glory to Thee, 0 God; Blessing: Go Forth into the World (Rutter);
Organ voluntary: Prelude et danse fuguee (Litaize) Director of Music
Timothy Brown ; Organ
Scholar Dominic Wheeler


Timothy Brown
Dominic Wheeler

Arditti Quartet, live from London's Purcell Room. Roslavets Music for string quartet (first perf) Sofia Gubaydulina Quartet No 2
Elena Firsova Amoroso
(Quartet No 4)
8.35 The Rediscovery of Roslavets: During the 1920s, Nicolai Roslavets held a key position in Soviet musical life. By his death in 1944 his name had been erased from the record book with many works left unfinished.
Callum MacDonald , Susan Bradshaw ,
Gerard McBurney and David Fanning discuss the present resurgence of interest in his music and the musical and political circumstances of his fall from grace.
Producer Andrew Kurowski
8.55 Roslavets Quartet No 3 (first UK perf)
Schnittke Quartet No 2


Nicolai Roslavets
Callum MacDonald
Susan Bradshaw
Gerard McBurney
David Fanning
Andrew Kurowski

Dr David Edwards , Provost of Southwark, with the final programme assessing the life and future of the Anglican Communion.
3. A Fragment of the Truth As the pivotal point in the Anglican experience of ecumenicism, evangelism and cultural reformation, can Canterbury take the strain? Dr George Carey , enthroned on 19th April as 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury, responds to issues raised throughout this series.


Dr David Edwards
Dr George Carey

A musical celebration of May Day set in 16th-century Italy with echoes from the songs and masquerades of Carnival. The character of Colombina, written by Michelene Wandor and played by Fiona Shaw , weaves in and out of the revellers; a spectator and yet a participant.
Linda Hurst (mezzo), John Potter , Mark Padmore
(tenors); Musica Antiqua of London/Philip Thorby Producer Judith Roles


Written By:
Michelene Wandor
Played By:
Fiona Shaw
Linda Hurst
John Potter
Mark Padmore
Musica Antiqua
Judith Roles

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