Feminist Debates -
Presented by Anthony Burton. Josef Strauss Waltz :
Swedish Radio SO, conductor Okko Kamu
7.14 Durufle Prelude and Fugue on the name Alain Jean-Pierre Lecaudey (organ)
Guitar Concerto No 1 inD
Nicola Hall (guitar)
London Mozart Players/ Andrew Litton
7.48 Telemann Suite No 1 in E minor (Paris Quartet)
Wilbert Hazelzet (flute) Trio Sonnerie
8.10 Schumann Six
Intermezzi, Op 4
Mikhail Kazakevich (piano)
8.30 Hoist Two Eastern
Sioned Williams (harp) Hoist Singers/ Stephen Layton
8.37 Prokofiev Waltz
Sondheim The Night
Waltzes (A Little Night Music)
Rosza Waltz (Madame Bovary)
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/ John Mauceri
Haydn's Piano Sonata in Eflat (H XVI 52) by Misha Donat. David Fallows on new releases of Renaissance choral music including Lassus, Ludford and Lobo.
10.27 Rore Missa Praeter rerum seriem
Tallis Scholars, conductor
10.59 Lassus I'vo piangendo; Mia benigna fortuna; Crudele, acerba; La vita fugge; Soleasi nel mio cor
Cantus Colin, director Konrad Junghanel
Robert Cowan has been listening to recent reissues of Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra performing Brahms, Wagner and Franck.
Lawrence Tibbett (baritone) Philadelphia Orchestra/ Leopold Stokowski
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs (Revised repeat Wednesday 3.00pm)
The ensemble Sirinu explores cross-currents between folk and art music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, demonstrating a range of unusual intruments. Producer Kate Bolton
Bread and milk in children's literature are mulled over by Leslie Forbes in conversation with cookery expert Barbara Sobey and actress/foodie Damaris Hayman.
Andras Schiff (piano)
Bach French Suite No 5 in G (BWV816)
Reger Variations and Fugue on a theme of Bach, Op 81
2.05 Andras Schiff talks to
2.15 Handel Suite in B flat (HWV434)
Brahms Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel
Alain Frogley presents six programmes exploring the composer's little-known transatlantic connections.
4: Absolute Values
As well as writing overtly nationalistic music,
Vaughan Williams and his contemporaries embraced nationalism even when they turned to more abstract forms such as the symphony and string quartet.
Vaughan Williams Violin Concerto in D minor
Copland Piano Variations Vaughan Willams
Symphony No 4 in F minor Barber String Quartet No 1 Roy Harris Symphony No 3 Discs
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Tim Thorne Discs
Presented by Ivan Hewett. This week, a report on the Britten-Pears Baroque
Training Orchestra taking part in the Aldeburgh Early Music Festival. Plus
Judith Weir 's new opera Blond
Eckbert at English National Opera.
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
Luciano Pavarotti stars in Puccini's story of a Roman diva, her lover and a jealous chief of police, set against the background of the Napoleonic Wars.
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Christian Badea
Architect Frank Woods reflects on extremes of style in theatre and architectural decor and suggests ways of solving future problems.
7.50 Act 2
8.35 The Opera Quiz Edward Downes puts listeners' questions to this week's team of opera buffs: Thor Eckert Jr , Stuart Hamilton and Patrick Smith.
9.05 Act 3
(In association with the Texaco Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network and the EBU)
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At last Radio 3 has its own snooker coverage, as the Embassy World
Championships open today in Sheffield's Crucible
Theatre. Sydney Anglo looks back at some of the greatest games of all time with some of the greatest players and, of course, Cliff Clifford.
Producer Piers Plowright
A concert celebrating the pianist and composer's fiftieth year in music, at which he played solo, in duos with trumpeter Gerard Presencer and in quartets with Art Themen
(saxophones), Dave Green (bass) and Clark Tracey (drums), with further players joining him to form the Hexad, the Octet and - for the grand finale - the Big Band. The music is drawn from Anniversary Suite, Portraits Plus, the Amandla Suite, Genesis and the Pompey Suite, all written by Tracey.
Introduced by Geoffrey Smith , who talks to Tracey during the interval. Producer Derek Drescher