Witness to Change: A New Era
Presented by Anthony Burton. Hoist St Paul 's Suite
Saint Paul CO , conductor Christopher Hogwood
7.16 Beethoven Wind
Sextet in E flat, Op 71 Academy of St Martin Chamber Ensemble
7.37 McEwan Grey Galloway
London Philharmonic, conductor Alasdair Mitchell
7.54 Spohr String Sextet in C, Op 140 L'Archibudelli
Smithsonian Chamber Players
8.20 Strauss Hymne , Op 34 No 2
Danish National Radio
8.32 Schubert Symphony No 3 in D
North German RSO, conductor Giinter Wand
Verdi's Otello by Richard Osborne. David Nice reviews new releases of early 20th-century orchestral music, including Bartok, Hindemrth and Busonl.
Dohnanyl Piano Concerto No 2 in B minor
Martin Roscoe (piano)
BBC Scottish SO, conductor Fedor Glushchenko
10.41 Busoni Lustspiel -Ouverture, Op 38
NDR Symphony Orchestra, conductor Werner Albert
10.50 Bartok Four
Orchestral Pieces, Op 12 Chicago SO/Pierre Boulez
Robert Philip has been listening to recent historical reissues of chamber music, including the Kolisch
Quartet and the Hollywood Quartet playing Schoenberg and Szigeti playing Elgar.
String Quartet in E minor, Op 83 Stratton Quartet
Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive Portbury. Discs
George Pratt explores the ingenious way in which
Baroque composers used musical constraints, like the ground bass, to challenge their resourcefulness.
Producer Kate Bolton
Peter Porter introduces poetry from the BBC Sound Archives. Today, Siegfried Sassoon reads from his collection, Sequences, in a programme first heard in 1956. Producer Fiona McLean
In the fourth programme of his series on English song, Robert Tear looks at the 18th century, and introduces arias from operas by Handel and Gay and songs by Weldon, Dlbdln, Arne and Hook. Discs
A Rewind production
Recorded at St George's, Brandon Hill , presented by Tony Staveacre.
Christoph Huntgeburth (flute/recorder)
Mitzi Meyerson (h'chord) attrib Bach
Flute Sonata in G minor
Boismortier Flute Sonata
No 1 in D, Op 91
Rameau Harpsichord Suite in A minor attrib Bach Flute Sonata in C (B WV 1033)
A Classic Arts production
David Mellor explores the recorded legacy of great artists of the past.
5: There was more to
Constant Lambert than The
Rio Grande and Music Ho! - he was a notable conductor and helped put British ballet on the map.
Lambert The Rio Grande
Albert Whitehead (alto) Hamilton Harty (piano) St Michael 's Singers Halle Orchestra
Walton Facade (excerpts) Constant Lambert (reciter) Ensemble conducted by The Composer
Liszt, arr Jacob Galop Chabrier, arr Lambert Ballabile
Philharmonia Orchestra Tchalkovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet
City of Birmingham Orchestra Dellus Intermezzo
(Hassan); La Calinda Halle Orchestra
Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano) Philharmonia Orchestra
Lambert Suite: Horoscope Liverpool PO
Philharmonia Orchestra Producer Nick Morgan. Discs
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Tim Thome. Discs
Presented by Ivan Hewett.
Lighting design, amplification, period costume - has concert presentation become too gimmicky? And there's a look at a scheme where the business and arts worlds can exchange skills to their mutual benefit.
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
spectacular opera set in ancient Egypt, to a libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra/John Fiore Act
7.15 David Nice looks at the origins of Verdi's 'final word on grand opera".
7.40 Act 2
8.25 The Opera Quiz Edward Downes puts listeners' questions to a team of opera buffs: Speight Jenkins , William Livingstone and Charles Osborne.
8.50 Act 3
9.25 Birgit Nilsson
The great Swedish soprano recalls special moments and colleagues from her long career at the Metropolitan Opera in conversation with George Jellinek.
9.50 Act 4
(In association with the Texaco Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network and the EBU)
King of Egypt:
Hao Jiang Tian
John Horton Murray
Six Myths of Our Time
Marina Warner gives a series of talks using themes from mythology to present a critique of modern Britain.
2: Boys Will Be Boys: The Making of the Male.
From Frankenstein to Bladerunner, survival is getting tougher.
Brian Morton talks to
Brazilian percussionist Airto Moreira and reviews new and recently reissued jazz CDs. Plus a session featuring two trios led by saxophonist Ntshuks Bonga and trumpeter Jim Dvorak. Producer Derek Drescher