Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Moeran Two Pieces for small orchestra
Ulster Orchestra, conductor
7.27 Mendelssohn Song without Words, Op 53 No 2
Ignaz Friedman (piano)
7.32 Handel Pena tiranna
King's Consort, director Robert King
8.05 Rimsky-Korsakov, transcr Rachmaninov The
Flight of the Bumble-Bee Howard Shelley (piano)
8.17 Hoist Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda
(Group 3, Op 26 No 3) Hoist Singers, conductor Hilary Davan Wetton Thelma Owen (harp)
8.32 Haydn Symphony No 60 in C (Il Distratto) Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
David Fallows introduces the Missa: Faysant
Regretz in a performance by the Medieval Ensemble of London, directed by Peter and Timothy Davies , together with works showing the influence of other composers.
with Edward Blakeman.
Including at approximately
10.00 Mozart Overture:
Cosi fan tutte
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
10.05 Artist of the Week: Lily Laskine (harp)
Reinecke Harp Concerto Jean-Frangois Paillard CO, conductor
10.45 Howells A Dirge; Sweetest of Sweets
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Jackson
10.55 Copland In the Beginning
BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly
Symphony No 2 in D
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Cello sonatas and duets of the late Baroque played by Susan Sheppard and Sebastian Comberti (cellos) and John Toll (harpsichord). Boccherini Sonata No 11 in E flat; Duet in D, OpIONo3
Sonata No 2; Duet in F Lenzetti Sonata in C, Op 2 No 1
conductor Jean-Bernard Pommier
Michaela Fukacova (cello) Martlnu Cello Concerto
Debussy La mer
Levon Chilingirian and Charles Sewart (violins) Simon Rowland-Jones
Philip de Groote (cello)
Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 Hugh Wood String Quartet No 4
A personal view of musicals presented in six programmes by Robert Cushman , with songs from original cast recordings, some familiar, some less well known.
5: Famous Flops A BML production
conductor Nicholas McGegan
Steven Isserlis (cello)
J C Bach Symphony in B flat, Op 18 No 2
Haydn Cello Concerto in C (H VHb 1)
Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C
Continuing his exploration of "The Orient",
Tommy Pearson travels from Peking to Belgium via Ireland in 15 minutes with Chinese flautist Guo Yue.
Tonight is Burns Night and the occasion is celebrated with a special edition from Glasgow presented by the singer Linda Ormiston and featuring songs by the great man himself and music inspired by him. Producer Svend Brown
from Studio 1,
The series continues with a varied programme from three distinguished musicians.
Michael Collins (clarinet) Gyorgy Pauk (violin) Ian Brown (piano)
Stravinsky Suite : The Soldier's Tale
Bartok Rhapsody No 1 Berg Four Pieces, Op 5 Debussy Violin Sonata
8.20 During the interval, a consideration of jazz clarinettist
Benny Goodman 's contribution to music outside jazz.
8.40 Debussy Premiere rapsodie
Berg Adagio (Chamber Concerto)
2: William Herschel
The astronomer William
Herschel discovered the planet Uranus in 1781. But when he first arrived in Britain he was a runaway soldier who made his money as a musician. Paul Murdin guides us through Herschel's Heaven and Earth.
The Feinstein Quartet play three contrasting contemporary works. Terry Riley In C
John Buller Poor Jenny Piers Hellawell Sound
Lisa Jardine leads a discussion on Martin Scorsese
's new film, an adaptation of Edith Wharton 's novel The Age of Innocence, which opens in London this Friday, 28 January. Producer Neil Trevithick
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Gareth Jones
Shostakovich Symphony No 6 in B minor
Hindemlth Symphonic Metamorphosis of themes by Weber
Except in Scotland.
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