with Richard Osborne.
Haydn Symphony No 11 in E flat
Academy of Ancient Music/ Christopher Hogwood
7.26 Faure Messe basse
Andrew Brunt (treble)
Stephen Cleobury (organ) Choir of St John 's College, Cambridge/George Guest
7.36 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in A flat, Op 110 Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
7.56 Mozart Clarinet
Concerto in A (K622) Ernst Ottensamer
Vienna PO/Colin Davis
8.27 Nielsen Springtime in Funen
Stockholm Boys' Choir
Swedish Radio Chorus and SO/Esa-Pekka Salonen
8.45 Beethoven Overture:
Orchestra of La Scala,
Milan/Carlo Maria Giulini
Bach's St Matthew
Passion by Nicholas Anderson. Sarah Walker reviews new releases of 20th-century American music, including
John Cage , Elliott Carter and George Rochberg.
Vaudeville Wolfgang Basch
New World Symphony/ John Nelson
10.39 Sessions Six Pieces
Joshua Gordon (cello) 10.54 Harbison Oboe
William Bennett (oboe)
San Francisco Symphony/ Herbert Blomstedt
In the 1930s, EMI's Walter Legge masterminded a series of Hugo Wolf Society albums. The pianist
Graham Johnson assesses
Pearl's new transfers of these legendary recordings.
11.35 A selection of Wolf Lieder.
Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive Portbury , Discs
Christopher Page and guests David Melling and Yannis Plemmenos explore the musical heritage of the eastern churches in the second of two programmes.
Beyond the Byzantine Empire, other Christian churches proudly retained their ancient musical traditions and rites, and these live on today in remote parts of the Christian world, in Africa and the Middle East. Producer Kate Bolton
The offbeat food series returns.
The Case of the Squid Ink Pasta Determined to find out what people eat in crime novels, Leslie Forbes toys with a plateful of black tagliolini cooked by crime writer Joan Smith.
Debussy Pour le piano Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
Franck Prelude, Aria and Finale
with Alain Frogley.
2: Musical Landscapes
While Vaughan Williams was recreating the English pastoral idyll, his American contemporaries were charting wilder territory. Vaughan Williams On
Wenlock Edge; Bredon Hill (On Wenlock Edge) Ives The Housatonic at
Places in New England) Hovhaness Symphony No 2 (Mysterious Mountain) Vaughan Williams Symphony No 3 (Pastoral)
Virgil Thomson The Plow That Broke the Plains
Vaughan Williams Sinfonia Antartica (3rd mvt)
Piston Three New England Sketches Discs
Requests with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Tim Thome. Discs
Presented by Ivan Hewett.
Lighting design, amplification, period costume.... has concert presentation become too gimmicky?
Plus a very unusual opera company from New York - La Gran Scena.
Producer Fiona Sheimerdine
Lowri Blake (cello)
Caroline Palmer (piano)
Myaskovsky Sonata No 1 inD
Rachmaninov Sonata in G minor, Op 19
Placido Domingo sings the title role in Verdi's opera based on Shakespeare's tragedy of jealousy and manipulation.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra/Valery Gergiev Acts 1 and 2 8.45 The Opera Quiz Edward Downes puts listeners' questions to opera buffs Carolyn Abbate , Speight Jenkins and William Weaver.
9.15 Acts 3 and 4 (Event sponsored by Texaco)
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An experimental verse play for radio by the American poet and dramatist
Archibald MacLeish , originally broadcast in the United
States by CBS in April
1937, and starring Orson Welles as the Announcer.
It is an allegory about the rise of fascism and the surrender of freedom as the people await the arrival of a new leader.
With Guy Repp, Dan Davies , Brandon Peters , Karl Swenson and Kenneth Delmar as the Chorus
Directed for CBS by Irving Reis Producer Michael Earley
Geoffrey Smith introduces a concert by the American a cappella group. Though essentially gospel singers, their repertoire encompasses jazz, blues, spirituals and traditional African songs.
During the interval, he talks to Bernice Johnson Reagon , who founded the group 20 years ago.
Producer Derek Drescher
(A concert given earlier this evening in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London. and sponsored by Motorola)
...waves lapping, a burbling stream, wind in the pines, the dawn chorus - the first of the week's offerings of ambient relaxing sound.
(Binaural stereo. Listening will be enhanced by the use of headphones)
A Planet 24 production