Literature: Brecht's Songs
Music, news and weather with Piers Burton-Page , including at approximately
7.00 Vivaldi Concerto in G minor (La Notte) (RV104)
Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13 No 8 (Pathetique) Radu Lupu (piano)
8.10 Goldschmidt String Quartet No 2 (Finale) Mandelring Quartet
8.30 Mozart Piano Concerto
No 17 in G (K453)
Robert Levin (piano)
New York Philomusica
Anthony Burton talks to
Michael Tippett about his life and music.
Here in this magic wood ...
Symphony No 2 (1st mvt) London Symphony
Sonata for Four Horns
Barry Tuckwell Horn Quartet Ritual Dances (The
Midsummer Marriage) Rita Cullis (soprano)
Margaret McDonald (mezzo) Mark Curtis (tenor)
Matthew Best (bass)
Chorus of Opera North English Northern
Philharmonia, conducted by the Composer
Piano Concerto (3rd mvt) Martino Tirimo (piano) BBC Philharmonic
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Symphony No 6 in A minor
Maurizio Pollini (piano) Beethoven
Piano Sonata in C sharp minor (Moonlight) Schoenberg
Six Little Piano Pieces
York Early Music Festival David Fallows introduces the first of ten programmes from this year's festival.
Pavel Klikar directs Musica
Antiqua Praha in a festal vespers service of the mid-17th century, with vocal and instrumental music from the Liechtenstein
Collection in Kromeriz Castle.
Concerto Gregoriano Ballata delle Gnomidi BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes Lydia Mordkovitch (violin)
conductor Andrew Cantrill
Jerome Roche (organ)
Bartolini Regina caeli Milani
Ave verum corpus
Monteverdi Nisi dominus
OJesu mi dulcissime;
Jacopo Scalfi (cello) Julius Drake (piano)
Tchaikovsky Valse sentimentale,
Op 51 No
Shostakovich Moderato ; Cello Sonata in D minor, Op 40
Conductor Roy Goodman
Cipriani Potter - Overture: The Tempest
Rossini - Ballet Music (William Tell)
Cherubini - Symphony in D
A six-part series in which Max Easterman looks at developments that took place in jazz up to the early 1940s, often triggered by non-musical events. In each programme, he concentrates on a single year. 5: 1937
The year in which many
American musicians, like Benny Carter ,
Coleman Hawkins , Bill Coleman and Dicky Wells , went to
Europe, where there was less racism and a greater appreciation of jazz.
Music, news and arts events with Anthony Burton. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
City of Birmingham
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
Ida Haendel (violin)
Debussy Prélude à
I'apres-midi d'un faune Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor
8.20 Berthold Goldschmidt talks to Bernard Keeffe about his career as a composer and conductor in pre-war Germany.
Goldschmidt Ciaconna Sinfonica
Nielsen Symphony No 5
"Gus Trumpshaw had always been pretty cross about Errol's top-soil business."
The small-town intrigue is finally wrapped up in the concluding part of this tale taken from a new collection of stories by Christopher Hope.
The first of two programmes devoted to the ambitious chamber works of this contemporary of Bach. Sonata No 1 in F
Sonata No 4 in G minor
Malcolm Messiter and Christopher O'Neal (oboes) Gavin McNaughton (bassoon)
John Lenehan (harpsichord) Robin McGee (double bass)
Artist David Hockney takes Judith Bumpus on his famous drive through the Santa Monica mountains in California at sunset - to the strains of Wagner blaring magnificently from his car stereo. On the way, he talks about the nature of the landscape which suggests special moments in Wagner's dramatic score. "I think the music makes you see more, and what you see makes you hear more," says Hockney, who compares the fusion of aural and visual spectacle to the way he conceives his opera sets.
The second of three programmes exploring the variety and colour of music from Italy.
BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Janice Watson (soprano)
Verdi Overture: Nabucco
Willow Song and Ave Maria (Otello) Timor di me
Menotti Suite: Sebastian