Piers Burton-Page presents the Monday edition of the morning programme, including at
7.44* Chopin Variations on 'La ci darem la mana'
8.40* Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
William Schuman and his Contemporaries
"I have rarely met a man so faithfully mirrored in his music."
(Leonard Bernstein )
William Schuman (1910-1992), composer, teacher and administrator, was a leading figure in American musical life. In this week's programmes, his works are complemented by those of four of his most distinguished colleagues. Schuman
Milwaukee SO/Lukas Foss Roy Harris
Symphony No 3 NBC SO/
(Mono, 1940) Schuman
Symphony No 3
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein. Records Producer Anthony Cheevers
Suite bergamasque Mompou
Impresiones Intimas Debussy
La puerta del vino; La serenade interrompue (Preludes); Soiree dans Grenade (Estampes) Falla Fantasia Baetica England v Pakistan
The Fifth Cornhill Test.
Commentary on the fifth and final day at The Oval.
The commentators answer listeners' letters.
including further county scores in the tea interval and a close of play summary.
A selection of music on records.
live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Kathleen Kuhlmann (mezzo) Evelyn Glennie (percussion) Scottish Chamber Orchestra conductor
Jukka-Pekka Saraste. Kathleen Kuhlmann is currently undertaking major Rossini operatic roles and numerous concert preformances from San Francisco to Berlin.
Evelyn Glennie made her Prom debut in 1989 with the first solo percussion recital in the history of the festival. She has toured and recorded extensively with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
Symphony No 1 in C
Rossini Eccomi alfine in Babilonia (Semiramide)
Murafelici (La Donna del logo)
8.15 James MacMillan 's
Veni, veni Emmanuel was composed at the request of the soloist, Evelyn Glennie. Gillian Moore talks to the percussionist and the composer.
Incidental music: Pelkas andMetisande
Veni, veni Emmanuel
(Concerto for percussion and orchestra) (first performance)
(The appearance by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra made possible by support from Christian Salvesen pic)
Six programmes in which biologist Lewis Wolpert explores the personal and creative aspects of doing science.
4: Worlds Apart
Most laboratory biologists believe that the observational sciences amount to no more than stamp collecting. Professor Jared Diamond is distinguished both as a physiologist and as an ecologist, and he reflects on the profound differences between the field sciences and reductionist biology. Producer Alison Richards
Martin Roscoe (piano)
Ginastera Pampeana No 2 Janos Vajda Just for you Debussy
Cello Sonata in D minor
Alyn Shipton introduces the second half of a concert given by the last of the great Harlem stride pianists in Bristol earlier this year, when he played compositions by Willie 'the Lion' Smith, Fats Waller and W C Handy.
L'Esule di Roma; 17 Castello di Kenilworth; Anna Bolena (excerpts)