Poetry and the End of Empire: Larkin and Hughes
Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
London Classical Players, conductor
7.21 Howells Rubbra 's
Flight; Dyson's Delight (Howells' Clavichord) John McCabe (piano)
7.43 Koechlin Les
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor
8.05 Rossini String Sonata No 3 in C
Members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
8.24 Medtner Russian
Round-Dance (A Tale, Op 58 No 1)
Benno Moiseiwitsch and The Composer (piano)
8.40 Poulenc Aubade
Julian Evans (piano)
New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp Discs
3: Between Courses
For some 35 years Lassus directed the musicians of the Bavarian court, whose duties included the provision of musical entertainment at meal times.
Today's menu includes such solid fare as settings of Petrarch and Du Bellay, as well as saucy chansons, frothy Trinklieder and highly spiced Neapolitan-style moresche. Alongside more recent performances are historic recordings by Paul Hindemith and Nadia
Presented by Hugh Keyte.
Susan Sharpe presents an all-British programme of requests, with excerpts from an archive recording of the Fleet Street Choir in Byrd's Mass for five voices.
Including at approximately
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
10.25 Elgar String Quartet in E minor Brodsky Quartet
10.55 Alan Bush Symphony No 2 (Nottingham)
USSR State Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by The Composer
Boyce Solomon (Part 3)
Bronwen Mills (soprano) Howard Crook (tenor) Parley of Instruments, director Roy Goodman Producer Chris de Souza. Discs
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BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Grant Llewellyn Rebecca Evans (soprano) Schubert Overture in D
Mozart Vado , ma dove?
(K583); Voi avete un cor fedele (K217)
Haydn Symphony No 101 in D (Clock)
from the Wigmore Hall, London.
Messiaen Le merle noir
Martlnu Flute Sonata
Lesley Newman (flute) Amanda Hurton (piano)
Dvorak Sonatina in G, Op 100
Salnt-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso Nicola Loud (violin)
Julian Milford (piano)
2.00 Together: An
Assembly for Schools 2.20 Time and Tune: Music
Course 2 Hall of Mirrors
2.40 Drama Workshop
Building a Library: Berlioz's Romeo et Juliette by Ted Greenfield.
(Revised repeat from Saturday
from York Minster.
Canticles: Second Service
Anthem: Gloria in excelsis
Master of the Music
David Owen Norris plays a day in the life of Tommy Pearson on the piano. Producer Chris Wines
Music, news and arts events with Natalie Wheen.
5.15 Bach Italian
Concerto in F (BWV 971)
Four Songs, Op 13
Violin Concerto No 1
Stravinsky Pas de deux: Bluebird
Producer Gwen Hughes
from the Maltings,
Snape. London Sinfonietta, conductor Diego Masson
Rosemary Hardy (soprano) Lindberg Coyote Blues (UK premiere) Julian Anderson
8.40 Chris Wines talks to
9.00 Part 2
Copland As it fell upon a day; Suite: Appalachian Spring
Kenneth Shenton reflects on the languishing reputations of five English composers.
3: Mary Wakefield
Her distinguished career as a singer was paralleled by her untiring efforts to bring music-making back into rural life, particularly in her beloved Lake District.
This close friend of John
Ruskin was renowned throughout Victorian
England, but all that now remains is her Wakefield
Competition in Kendal. Singer Sally Sradshaw
Second of three programmes played by the Salomon Quartet.
String Quartet No 2 in G, Op 30
Presented by Simon Standage.
(NeKt programme Friday 10.40pm)
Public affairs are turned into drama as the Tricycle
Theatre in Kilburn stage the Scott Inquiry.
Harriet Gilbert gets the first-night verdict.
Producer Mike Greenwood
Joachim Piano Trio
Suk Elegy, Op 23
Schubert Piano Trio in B flat (D898)
Producer Nigel Wilkinson
1.00 As broadcast 2.00-3.00pm
2.00 Let's Make a Story
2.15 Verse Universe