The Political Imagery of Queen Elizabeth I
Anthony Burton introduces two hours of new releases. Wagner Overture and Bacchanal (Tannhduser) The Met Orchestra, conductor James Levine
Concerto in D (G476) Anner Bylsma (cello)
Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon (violin)
Movement for Clarinet and Orchestra
Thea King (clarinet)
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Sonata in C, Op 9 No 2
Geoffrey Govier (fortepiano)
Suite: The Jewels of the Madonna
Orchestra, conductor Jose Serebrier
Concerto in A minor
Yevgeny Kissin (piano) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor
Carlo Maria Giulini
Presented by Anthony Burton. Julian Budden on Rossini's La Cenerentola, and Stephen Johnson on new releases of chamber music.
Mozart Kegelstatt Trio in E flat (K498)
Wolfgang Meyer (basset horn), Anita Mitterer (viola), Patrick Cohen (fortepiano)
Oboe and Harp
Nicholas Daniel (oboe) leuan Jones (harp)
Quartet, "Late Swallows" Brodsky Quartet
11.20 Anthony Burton is joined by Rob Cowan , who has been listening to some legendary performers in new reissues on the VoxBox label, including Jascha Horenstein ,
Lili Kraus , Louis Kentner and Ivry Gitlis.
in E, Op 109
Mieczyslaw Horszowski (piano)
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert. Discs
Christopher Page and Harry
Christophers visit Eton
College to look at one of England's finest musical treasures, the Eton Choirbook.
Producer Kate Bolton
Philip French quarries gems from the BBC Sound Archives. This week,
Sir Alfred Munnings speaks at the 1949 Royal Academy
Dinner. It was a speech which made front page news the following morning. Producer Louise Purslow
The sixth of seven programmes in a complete cycle performed by the Borodin Quartet.
String Quartets: No 4 in D, Op 83; No 13 in B flat minor, Op 138
2.18 Brett Usher reads extracts from Testimony, the memoirs of Shostakovich.
2.23 String Quartet No 5 in B flat, Op 92
Reiner in Chicago
The Hungarian-born conductor Fritz Reiner was Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1953 to 1962.
Jonathan Swain , with the help of those who knew and worked with Reiner, presents a selection of recordings made during the 1950s and 1960s, and finds out more about this controversial figure.
Rossini Overture: Il Signor Bruschino
Mozart Symphony No 41 in C (Jupiter) (K551)
Brahms Symphony No 3 inF
Strauss Ein Heldenleben
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott
director Robert King James Bowman
Lute songs, consort songs and airs by John Dowland , Henry Purcell and their contemporaries.
In the second of two concerts from Leeds
Town Hall, the three remaining finalists play their choice of concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle , to decide the winner of the coveted Edward Boyle Prize and the Princess Mary Gold Medal. Introduced by Michael Berkeley , with expert comment from Paul Crossley. Following the jury's deliberations, the result will be announced on BBC2 at 11.00pm and on Radio 3 at 12.30am (after the Gil Evans concert).
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC 2 television
Nineteenth-century Vienna demanded new tunes weekly, and a young man fresh from Eastern Europe was ready to oblige. His name, Francesco Ezechiele Ermenegildo Cavallier , read like a guest list, so he naturally changed it to
Franz Suppe. Graeme Fife presents a profile of this little-known composer. Producer Piers Plowright
Gershwin, orch Grofe Rhapsody in Blue (original version)
Peter Donohoe (piano) London Sinfonietta, conductor Simon Rattie Discs
This Canadian composer and arranger celebrated his 75th birthday on 13 May
1987 by giving a concert at the Hammersmith Odeon with his New York
Orchestra. Max Harrison introduces the recording of that concert, which also featured other musicians who had worked with Evans, including
Palle Mikkelborg and Lew Soloff (trumpets), Steve Lacy and John Surman (saxophones), Dave Bargeron (trombone) and Airto Moreira
Mingus Boogie stop shuffle; Orange was the colour of her dress
Parker Bird feathers
Hendrix Up from the skies Mingus Goodbye pork pie hat
During the interval, part of conversations Gii Evans had with Charles Fox in 1978 and 1983. Hendrix Stone free
D Brown Sometimes
Sting Murder by numbers; Synchronicity