Talking about the Enlightenment
Radio 3's Sunday sequence presented by Paul Guinery , who today includes a pair of major works by Delius.
7.03 Purcell Out of the deep I have called unto Thee (Z45)
7.10 Delius Requiem
7.45 Jenkins Lyra Consort in C (The Six Bells)
7.50 Purcell The Lord is
King, be the people never so impatient (Z53)
8.00 The Great
Two thousand years of music for the Eucharist.
Today, the Rev Alan Walker continues his exploration of Reformation and Reform and plays more music from the Renaissance.
8.40 Delius Life's Dance
Producer Piers Burton-Page
Conductor and early music specialist Andrew Parrott presents a personal preview of the Radio 3 week.
Overture: John Socman
9.09 Anon Istampita Ghaetta
Ballet Suite No 3
Symphony in D
Variations on "The Lambeth
Magnificat in D (BWV 243)
10.31 Schubert Ballet
Music No 1 (Rosamunde)
Francaix Cor anglais Quartet
10.56 Artist of the Week:
Malcolm Proud (harpsichord) Charles Wesley
Concerto in D minor, Op 2 No 1
11.10 Sebastian Aguilera de Heredia Ensalada
11.17 Ravel Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2
11.35 Composer of the Week:
11.48 Peteris Vasks
Cantabile for string orchestra
In Nature's Realm
Producer Edward Blakeman Discs
Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm
Be My Valentine lain Burnside chooses some British songs for St Valentine's Day.
Producer Adam Gatehouse
Excess of Pleasure
In about 1670 the violinist
Nicola Matteis walked across Europe to London, where he bowled over audiences with his virtuosity. Over the following couple of decades Matteis lived well and had an enormous influence on the style and technique of English violin-playing. Jonathan Swain , with members of the Palladian
Ensemble and Andrew
Pinnock, explores Matteis's colourful British career.
Producer Gwen Hughes
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Lutoslawski Symphony No 4
Mozart Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor (K466)
Sibelius Symphony No 2 in D
Liam Abramson (cello) Charles Wiffen (piano)
Martinu Variations on a Slovak theme
Beethoven Sonata in C, Op 102 No 1
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Shura Cherkassky (piano)
Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
Daniel Jones Dance Fantasy
Elgar Enigma Variations
(Given in the Avery Fisher Hall, New York)
David Pountney , famed for his radical productions for the English National Opera, now takes on Twelfth Night. Richard Coles reports from Nottingham Playhouse on Shakespeare with the Pountney touch.
Producer Abigail Appleton
Britten Fanfare for St
Edmundsbury; Russian Funeral
Handel Three Duets (The Compleat Tutor for the French Horn)
Hugh Wood Funeral Music Thomas Simpson Galliarden ; Intraden: Canzonen (Opus newer Paduanen) Robert Simpson
Canzona for brass
Sigismund von Neukomm Divertimento for solo trumpet; A March for a brass band
Last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert
by Caryl Churchill.
One of the most successful
British plays of the last ten years begins at a dinner party with a difference. Marlene, a modern, successful woman of the 1980s is entertaining five guests from the past:
Victorian traveller Isabella
Bird, 13th-century Japanese courtesan Lady Nijo, Dull Gret, a character from a Breughel painting, Pope Joan , and, arriving late,
Patient Griselda, Chaucer's obedient wife. All are remarkable women. All are long dead.
A World Service production
Witold Lutoslawski: In memoriam
Poland's senior composer died on 7 February 1994.
At the Warsaw Autumn that year, a number of leading international composers paid musical tributes to his memory. Among them, Toru Takemrtsu ,
Per Norgard , Gyorgy Kurtag and Ame Nordheim.
Introduced by Adrian Thomas and John Casken.
Fifty years ago today the Allies bombed Dresden.
Four years before that the Germans bombed Coventry, destroying the 14th-century cathedral. Brian Wright introduces two pieces written in response to these tragedies.
Strauss Metamorphosen Berlin Philharmonic
Herbert von Karajan Britten War Requiem
Faye Robinson (soprano) Martyn Hill (tenor)
Bryn Terfel (baritone) Boys of Winchester Cathedral Choir
London Philharmonic Choir
BBC Welsh Chorus
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Richard Hickox
Producer Gautam Rangarajan