with Richard Osborne.
Mendelssohn Scherzo and Nocturne: A Midsummer
7.15 Tchaikovsky String Sextet in D minor, Op 70 Borodin Quartet Yuri Yurov (viola)
Mikhail Milman (cello)
7.51 Mozart Symphony Nol2inG(K110)
Symphonic Variations Myra Hess (piano) City of Birmingham
8.28 Von Schacht
Concertante for three clarinets in B
Dieter Klocker, Oliver Link and Waldemar Wandel (clarinets) Bamberg SO, conductor Hans Stadlmair
A daily series of Christmas music performed by amateur choirs, introduced by Hugh Keyte.
Christ's Hospital Chamber Choir, director Peter Allwood Boris Ord Adam lay ybounden
Anon Veni, veni,
Emanuel Hoist Lullay , my liking
Building a Library
Haydn's Paris Symphonies by Richard Wigmore.
Denis Stevens on new early music releases on the new FNAC and Musica Oscura labels.
De Visée Suite in A
Pascal Monteilhet (theorbo)
10.27 Rore Feragentil ; 0 santo fior felice; 0 voi che sotto I'amorose insegne
10.42 Marini Ninfa ; Amanti che faremo; Grotte ombrosi, antri foschi; Balletto primo Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
Gerard McBurney listens to some of the gems in the Russian Treasury series.
11.35 Scriabin Poem of Ecstasy
Leningrad PO/Mravinsky Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
Christopher Page talks to Peter and Timothy Davies , directors of the Medieval
Ensemble of London, one of the most successful early music groups in the 70s and 80s, and introduces their performances of music by Dufay, Ockeghem, Josquin and others. Producer Kate Bolton
Wigilia. With Monday's feast of St Nicholas heralding the start of the Christmas season in Poland, the last of the special Polish editions joins the Maciukiewicz family in Warsaw as they make their preparations. Producer Simon Elmes
Waltz in F, Op 34 No 3; Mazurka in F minor,
Op 68 No 4; Berceuse in D flat, Op 57; Fantasy in F minor, Op 49; Mazurka in G sharp minor, Op 33 No 1; Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat, Op 61
Caroline Palmer (piano)
(Final programme tomorrow 1.05pm)
Music by Zielenski,
Gorczycki, Jarzebski and Szarzynski and the Missa omnium tonorum by Marco Scacchl. Performed by London Baroque, director Charles Medlam
Strauss in Weimar
Kenneth Birkin reconstructs a concert conducted by Strauss in Weimar years ago, and takes a short stroll round the town. Strauss Neapolitan Life (Ausltalien)
(1940 mono recording)
German Radio Orchestra,
Munich/The Composer Beethoven Overture:
Concerto No 2 in D minor
Joshua Bell (violin)
Cleveland Orchestra/ Vladimir Ashkenazy
Wagner Siegfried Idyll ECO/Vladimir Ashkenazy Strauss Aus Italien
Berlin PO/Riccardo Muti
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Tim Thome
REQUESTS: for a programme on 18 December of music composed, played and inspired by Fats Waller , to Jazz Record Requests. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA.
In a special Polish edition, Ivan Hewett talks to David Osmond Smith about
Chopin's mazurkas and to lain Burnside about the political significance of the Chopin Piano Competition. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
Rossini's French opera, written for Paris and staged in 1827, was derived from his earlier Italian opera, Mose in Egitto. The story concerns the suffering of the Israelites during their captivity in Egypt. Text by Luigi Balocchi and Etienne de Jouy. Sung in French.
Vienna Youth Choir
Vienna SO, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Acts 1 and 2
with one of this evening's stars, mezzo Ann Murray.
Paul Barritt (violin)
Catherine Edwards (piano) Gorecki Variations, Op 4 Szymanowski Fountain of Arethusa (Myths)
Lutoslawski Recitative and Aria
Bacewicz Violin Sonata No 4
Gorecki Sonatina in one movement, Op 8
Marek Borchert visits the house in Zelazowa Wola where Chopin was born in 1810, and visits the countryside that was the playground and musical inspiration for the young composer.
Producer Simon Elmes
Brian Morton presents his fortnightly review of new and reissued jazz discs, and introduces a set by Emanon, led by Richard lies (trumpet).
Producer Derek Drescher