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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

Contributors

Unknown:
Neville Marriner
Unknown:
Puccini Vissi
Unknown:
Katia Ricciarelli

Gesualdo and Victoria
Victoria's Requiem which includes music for
Matins of the Dead, composed after he had returned from Rome to his native Spain, on the occasion of the death of the Empress Maria in 1605. Westminster Cathedral
Choir/David Hill. Records

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

Contributors

Unknown:
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)

Contributors

Clarinet:
Julian Farrell
Viola:
Yuko Inoue
Piano:
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

Contributors

Unknown:
Timothy Brown
Unknown:
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

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicolai Roslavets
Unknown:
Callum MacDonald
Unknown:
Susan Bradshaw
Unknown:
Gerard McBurney
Unknown:
David Fanning
Producer:
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.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr David Edwards
Unknown:
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

Contributors

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

BBC Radio 3

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Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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