Political Authority in 16th-century France
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Lesjeux d'eau a la Villa d'Este
Stephen Hough (piano)
Concerto in C (R V559)
Stephen Hammer and Frank de Bruine (oboes)
Eric Hoeprich and Antony Pay (clarinets)
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
7.32 Takemrtsu A Songof Circles and Triangles Shin-yu Kai Choir, director
8.05 Rossini Overture:
The Barber of Seville
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Claudio Abbado
8.13 Keyboard Compendium: Bach
Three-part Inventions Nos 5-8 (BWV 791-794)
Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
Manfred Weise (clarinet) Wolfgang Liebscher (bassoon)
Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe Discs
2: Eichendorff and the Mediterranean Spirit
Like many German artists, Wolf was fascinated by Mediterranean countries.
The programme incudes songs from his Spanish and Italian songbooks. his
Italian serenade and some of his Eichendorff settings.
Presented by Piers Burton-Page . Vaughan Williams
Overture: The Wasps Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Kees Bakels
10.12 Ravel Sonatine
Louis Lortie (piano)
10.23 Couperin Magnificat
James Bowman and Michael
The King's Consort, director Robert King
Josquin Nymphe des bois
Musica Reservata , director
10.40 Maxwell Davies
Dances (The Two Fiddlers)
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
10.48 Prom Artist of the Week: lona Brown (director/violin) Mozart
Violin Concerto No 1 in B flat (K207)
Academy of St Martin
Symphony No 5 in B flat BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander
York Early Music Festival
David Fallows introduces a recital entitled Church Music for the Tudor City performed by the Tallis Scholars. Producer Mark Rowlinson
(In association with The Early Music Shop. Bradford)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Grant Llewellyn David Owen Norris (piano) Copland
Suite: Billy the Kid
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Prokofiev
Suite: Romeo and Juliet
33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op
conductor Philippe Herreweghe
Barbara Schlick (soprano) Catherine Patriasz (alto)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor) Peter Kooy (bass) Bach
Cantata No 11: Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen
(Ascension Oratorio); Cantata No 44: Sie werden euch in den Bann tun; Magnificat in D
Tommy Pearson sets out to discover what it is about the saxophone that makes so many people want to play it and why we tend to identify it with the city and nightlife. He gets the lowdown on the instrument from saxophonists
Lisa Grahame and Simon Haram.
Music, interviews and arts stories presented by Mairi Nicholson.
Producer Mark Rowlinson
from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Andreas Haefliger (piano) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductors Matthias
Bamert and Peter Maxwell
Webern Passacaglia , Op 1 Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
8.30 Maxwell Davies 's
Stephen Pruslin maps out the routes and landmarks towards the Symphony No 5 and beyond, looking at the influence of Sibelius,
Beethoven and architecture on Maxwell
Davies's symphonic works.
8.50 Maxwell Davies
Symphony No 5 (first performance) Sibelius
2: Observing the Masses
In 1937, Charles Madge and Tom Harrisson set about creating "a new science of ourselves".
Christopher Cook investigates the origins of mass observation.
Richard McMahon (piano) Hindemith
Piano Sonata No 2 in G
Piano Sonata in E flat
Between 1892 and 17 million men, women and children passed through Ellis Island, the US immigration station in New York Harbour. The
"tired and huddled masses" from Europe, Africa, South Africa and the Orient were all determined to make themselves "Americans".
Christopher Cook reflects upon the changing ideal of Americanism espoused by successive waves of immigrants.
Producer Rona McLean
BBC Philharmonic conductor Yan Pascal
Symphony No 4 in F minor