with Anthony Burton. Dvorak Symphonic Variations, Op 78
London Philharmonic/ Charles Mackerras
7.25 Bach Three New
Year Chorale Preludes
Anton Heiller (organ)
7.33 Agnus Dei (Mass in B minor)
Alfred Deller (countertenor) Leonhardt Ensemble
7.40 Busoni Turandot
Suite, Op 41
Orchestra Filarmonica della
8.07 Vivaldi Violin
Concerto in G (RV308) Stanley Ritchie (violin)
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
Symphony No 3 in A minor St Petersburg PO/ Mariss Jansons
Purcell's The Fairy
Queen by Graham Sadler. Peter Paul Nash looks at some of the latest recordings of music by Stravinsky.
Stravinsky Capriccio Geoffrey Tozer (piano) Suisse Romande
10.29 Circus Polka
Olli Mustonen (piano)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Robert Cowan has been listening to recent reissues of Wilhelm Furtwangler and makes some library recommendations.
11.37 Beethoven Fidelio
(Act 2, excerpt)
Wilhelm Furtwangler Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert. Discs
George Pratt visits Derek Adlam, maker and restorer of early keyboard instruments, at work in his studio.
I Peter Porter introduces poetry from the BBC Sound Archives.
Today, John Betjeman reads a selection from his
Collected Poems, in a programme first broadcast in 1958. Producer Fiona McLean
In the first of six programmes, Robert Tear traces the development of British solo vocal music over the last 40 years. Producer Nick Freeth
A Rewind production
The first of six concerts.
Weber Flute Trio in G minor, Op 63
Brahms Piano Trio No 2 in C, Op 87
David Mellor explores the recorded legacy of great artists of the past in conversation with distinguished figures from the musical world today.
1: Richard Hickox recalls the conducting of his mentor Adrian Boult.
Hoist Suite: The Planets
BBC Symphony Orchestra (1945 mono recording) Parry Symphonic Variations
Elgar The Sun Goeth
Down (The Kingdom) Margaret Price (soprano) London Philharmonic
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor (K550) (2nd mvt)
Vienna State Opera Orchestra Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Kirsten Flagstad (soprano) Vienna PO
Brahms Symphony No 3 inF
London Symphony Orchestra Producer Nick Morgan. Discs
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Tim Thome. Discs
This week, Ivan Hewett looks at the particular problems of tinnitus for musicians. Also, what the intimate letters of Leos Janacek to
Kamila Stosslova reveal about the composer's creative life. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
Puccini's Japanese tragedy based on the drama by David Belasco , with a libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. Sung in Italian.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Thomas Fulton
7.25 Texaco Opera Quiz with Johanna Fiedler , Albert Innaurato and Patrick Smith.
7.50 Act 2
(In association with the Texaco Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network and the EBU)
Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly):
Lt B F Pinkerton:
Girl meets boy. Boy meets barman. Barman meets
Artaud. Communication has broken down and analysis clouds the issue. Devised by Scala Revue Fantasia
Director Alison Hindell
Graham Fawcett looks at aspects of Shakespeare through musical settings. 3: Foreboding Excerpts from lbert Suite: Macbeth
Nod Knowles introduces the first of three programmes of music recorded at the 1993 festival in Crawley. Including the Moscow Art Trio, made up of Sergei Starostin
(vocals and flutes), Arkady Shilkloper (French horn and trumpet) and Mikhail Alperin (piano), who play a unique blend of folk, jazz, rock and classical music; and Colin Towns who formed his 15-piece Mask Orchestra to play his series of pieces for big band. It features
Guy Barker and Gerard Presencer
(trumpets), Mark Nightingale (trombone), Peter King and Alan Skidmore (saxophones), Steve Melling (piano) and Clark Tracey (drums).