Women's Studies: Sisters in Crime
Music, news and weather with Catriona Young , including at approximately
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Claus Peter Flor
Hoist Singers, director Hilary Davan Wetton
7.30 Keyboard Compendium: Bach
Goldberg Variations: Nos2X26
Glenn Gould (piano)
Morceau de concert, Op 94 Hermann Baumann (horn) Leipzig Gewandhaus
Sonata movement in B flat (D28) Trio Zingara
Christoph von Dohnanyi Discs
4: Angels, Demons and Persons Is the misogyny which was rife in fin-de-siècle Vienna reflected in the texts Wolf chose to set to music? In fact, he was often drawn to poems that offered a more progressive view of women, and his opera Der
Corregidor has at its centre a supremely enterprising and engaging heroine.
Presented by Leo Black.
Introduced by Piers Burton -Page, including at approximately
Overture: The Fair Field
London Philharmonic, conducted by the Composer
Paige Brook (flute)
Robert Levin (piano)
Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat (K271)
Robert Levin (fortepiano)
Academy of Ancient Music/ Christopher Hogwood
Six Choral Folksongs Holst Singers, conductor Stephen Layton
The Enchanted Lake
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev
11.30 Prom Artist of the Week: lona Brown (violin) David Blake
Philharmonia Orchestra , conductor Norman Del Mar
Jill Anderson introduces music by Grieg.
Wedding Day at
Troldhaugen, Op 65 No 6 (Lyric Pieces); Ballade in G minor, Op 24; Violin
Sonata No 1 in F, Op 8; At the Cradle, Op 68 No 5; To Spring, Op 43 No 6;
Elegie, Op 38 No 6; Little Brook, Op 62 No 4 (Lyric Pieces)
Clive Bennett presents a recording of Hans Pfitzner 's opera Palestrina. (tenor) (soprano) (mezzo) (baritone) (bass) (bass) (bar) (tenor)
Pope Pius IV
HERMAN CHRISTIAN POLSTER (bass)
Berlin State Opera Chorus Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conductor
Today, Tommy Pearson explores music inspired by cathedrals. He talks to composer Judith Bingham about how stopping off in Chartres during a rainstorm led to a huge orchestral work, and discovers how a cathedral became the stimulus for an exciting children's composition project in Manchester.
From Cardiff, with Nicola
Overture: La Belle Hélène
6.30 Mendelssohn Piano -
Concerto No 1 in G minor
Producer Gwawr Owen
from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, director lona Brown
Mozart Symphony No 25 in G minor
8.25 The Englishness of English Music
Sir Thomas Armstrong , former Principal of the Royal Academy of Music, died six weeks ago. Bom in 1898. he was taught by Hoist and Vaughan Williams and retained into old age affectionate memories of Arnold Bax , Rachmaninov,
Lord Bemers and the young Malcolm Sargent. Shortly before his death, Sir Thomas shared his reminiscences with Daniel Snowman.
Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli
Symphony No 1 in C
3: The Microphone at Large With the advent of portable recording equipment in the 1930s, radio escaped from the studio and into the streets. Christopher Cook explores how radio programmes moved closer to the real lives of ordinary listeners.
(Final programme tomorrow 9. 10pm;
Ferdinand Dennis chronicles the odyssey of Claude McKay. the Jamaican-born poet, novelist and pioneer of black literature, whose best-selling novel Home to Harlem won him few friends among the integrationist black leaders of the Harlem
Renaissance. In a decade of travels through Europe, he became a celebrity at the Fourth Congress in Leningrad in 1922 and worked with Sylvia Pankhurst in London. Reader Hugh Quarshie.
Hopkins and Bridges
The poets Gerard Manley
Hopkins and Robert Bridges were friends, both born years ago. In the first of two programmes,
Graham Fawcett introduces solo and choral settings of their poetry, including music by Bliss, Hoist, Tippett,
Moeran and Richard Orton.
Producer Nigel Wilkinson