Social Sciences: European Media Empires
Presented by Richard Osborne.
Ravel Rapsodie espagnok Boston SO/Charles Munch
7.19 Haydn Cello
Concerto in D (H VIIb 2) Truls Mork (cello)
7.46 Bizet Symphony in C Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
8.21 Uszt Réminiscences de Norma
Jorge Bolet (piano)
8.45 Ravel Une barque sur l'océan Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Beethoven's String Quartets, Op 18 by Richard Wigmore. Stephen Johnson reviews new releases of orchestral music by lbert, Koechlin, Martlnu, Langgaard and Uuno Klami
Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit
10.23 Koechlin Les
Bandar-Log, Op 176
Berlin RSO/David Zinman
10.41 Uuno Klaml
Kalevala Suite, Op 23 Iceland SO/Petri Sakari
Die Fledermaus and The
Merry Widow in French?
Patrick O'Connor explores recent EMI reissues of Viennese operettas as they were performed in Paris earlier this century.
Pierre Kasty Deux enfants dans unjardin
Charles Cuvillier Oh! La troublante volupté
Poulenc Les chemins de l'amour
Janine Micheau (soprano) Raymond Saint-Paul Choir and Orchestra/Paul Bonneau Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive
In Flanders' Fields
In the first of two programmes, Christopher Page and Christopher Wilson go in search of the sights and sounds of medieval Bruges. Producer Kate Bolton
Armed with a recipe for chip butties, Leslie Forbes meets Mike McCartney and Adrian Henri in the latter's Liverpool kitchen to find out what really fed Britain's most "gear" - and "happening" city. Producer Nigel Acheson
Debussy Images (Set 2) Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat (K333)
Faure Nocturne in B flat minor, Op 33 No 1
Satle Gnossiennes: Nos 2, 3and5 Ravel Sonatine
Poulenc Les soirées de
Miniatures, Op 75a Howard Davis and Peter Pople (violins) Roger Best (viola) Discs
Alain Frogley presents the last in the series exploring the composer's little-known transatlantic connections.
Songs of Democracy
"The composer must make his art an expression of the whole life of the community" - Ralph Vaughan Williams. Ives The Fourth of July (Holidays Symphony) Vaughan Willliams A London Symphony
Morton Gould American
Symphonette No 2
Gershwin Porgy and Bess (Act 1 sc 1)
Vaughan Williams Dawn
Patrol (Coastal Command) William Schuman A
Prayer in Time of War
Vaughan Williams Valiant for Truth
Series producer Gwen Hughes
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Tim Thome. Discs
This week Ivan Hewett talks to Luciano Berio and visits Wormwood Scrubs - the two events are not unconnected....
Bagatelles, Op 47
Members of the Alberni
Virginia Black (harmonium) Discs
from the Theatre
Royal de la
A performance of Britten's opera to a libretto by Montagu Slater , after the poem by George Crabbe.
Theatre Royal Chorus and Orchestra/Antonio Pappano Prologue and Act 1
Rev Horace Adams:
Joan Cross, who died last December, was the first Ellen and was also responsible for securing the premiere of Peter Grimes at Sadler's Wells in 1945. Amanda Holden looks back on a remarkable career, with contributions from Lord Harewood, Eric Crozier and Nancy Evans.
April in Hades, the last in the series of reflections by Graeme Fife , is performed by Anna Massey and Edward de Souza.
Persephone takes her spring holiday and Hades, left alone to do the audit, protests.
Series producer Piers Plowright
David Melling continues his description of Holy Week at the Greek Orthodox
Patriarchate, Constantinople. The clergy and congregation light candles to symbolise the Resurrection of Christ proclaimed by the Patriarch.
(Final programme tomorrow 5.10pm)
Composer and percussionist Edward Vesala brought his seven-piece band from Finland to Britain for the first time last autumn.
Brian Morton introduces a recording of the concert they gave at the Royal Northern College of Music. He talks to Edward Vesala about his work during the interval.
from All Saints'
Church, Ennismore Gardens, London.
Conducted by Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh. Choirmaster Michael Fortuonatto. Commentary by Father Sergei Hackel. Producer Faina lanova