with Piers Burton-Page .
Including at approximately
NBC SO/Arturo Toscanini
Incidental music: Andromede Les Arts Florissants/ William Christie
8.00 Haydn Symphony No 54 in G
Christoph von Dohnanyi Discs
After four programmes devoted to music for
Eastertide, today's pieces show some unexpected aspects of Palestrina's music: instrumental arrangements, vocal ornamentation and music for Mantua and for the service of Vespers.
0 beata et benedicta et gloriosa Trinitas
Taverner Consort/ Andrew Parrott
Tota pulchra es
Motet: Gaude Barbara
The Sixteen/Harry Christophers Benedicta sit
Magnificat primi toni La Chapelle Royale
Ensemble Organum/ Philippe Herreweghe
Anerio Salve Regina III Westminster Cathedral
Choir/James O'Donnell Discs
Producer Graham Dixon
Bernstein Slava !
Cello Concerto in C
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) English Chamber
Piano Quintet in G minor Brodsky Quartet lain Burnside (piano)
10.47 Bernstein Three
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
Israel PO/The Composer
Symphony No 92 (Oxford) Vienna PO/Bemstein
Piano Concerto No 1
Andre Previn (piano) William Vacchiano
New York Philharmonic/ Leonard Bernstein
Bernard Roberts (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 90
Six Fairy Tales, Op 51 Hindemith
Piano Sonata No 3
Seven programmes following the development of the chamber orchestra in the 20th century. 3: The 1950s presented by Dennis McCaldin , with contributions from Harry Blech and Rudolf Barshai and recordings of the London Mozart Players, the Prague Chamber
Orchestra and the Moscow
Mozart Piano Concerto
No 24 in C minor (K491)
Zelenka Capriccio No 4 in A
Martinu Serenade (1930) Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins (BWV 1043)
The Nose (excerpts)
Tippett Concerto for
Double String Orchestra
Trio Sonata in D minor Duetto Sonata in Bflat (from Der Getreue Musikmeister)
Trio Sonata in A minor Ross Winters (recorder) Catherine Mackintosh
Mark Caudle (cello)
Alan Wilson (harpsichord)
Ruth Davis presents traditional music of the Kurds, featuring the singers Aziz Sharoukh from Iran and Shivan Pairwair from eastern
Producer John Thornley
Music, news and a look forward to the weekend with Richard Baker.
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
Live from the Royal
Festival Hall, London.
Conductor Gunter Wand
Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
8.00 Why are the great "unfinisheds" so fascinating? And can they ever be finished? Stephen Johnson attempts to tie up a few loose ends.
Symphony No 9 in D minor
"Errol Flynn was the star of The Prince and the Pauper. He was a swashbuckling actor at the height of his beauty, if not fame." The last of Gore Vidal 's ruminations on movies from childhood.
Thoughts on twinship, death and the un-
American point of view ... Series producer Duncan Minshull
Ainsi la Nuit Rosamonde Quartet. Disc
The second of two programmes in which settings of George Herbert from his own time are heard in the context of readings from his devotional verse. Music by John Playford , John Wilson , Purcell and George Jeffreys. Consort of Musicke/ Anthony Rooley
A Journey through
Imaginary Landscapes In the second of two programmes on black
American women writers, Ingrid Lewis explores the work of Gloria Naylor , Octavia Butler and Ntozake Shange. With
Beverley Andrews , Buffy Davies , Alibe Parsons ,
Clarke Peters , Ricco Ross and Richard D Sharp.
The Happy End, a street band with roots in folk and jazz, captures the spirit of political protest, the sounds of struggle, in a sequence of songs from Spain recorded on the South Bank in London last
February. Introduced by Alan Hall.