Social Science, the World and You
with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Vivaldi Recorder
Concerto in F, Op 10 No 1 (La Tempesta di mare)
7.12 Chopin Polonaise fantasie in F minor, Op 49
7.32 Quartet Collection: Haydn String Quartet in B flat, OplNol (La Chasse)
8.05 Balfour Gardiner
Overture to a Comedy
8.27 Mendelssohn Im
Herbst, Op 9 No 5
8.41 Liszt Piano Concerto
No 1 in E flat
Producer Andrew Lyle Discs
In this week's programmes, Roger Savage looks at the roles and characteristics of dance in Rameau's music, especially his work for the theatre. Each programme features one or two dance numbers that Rameau orginally wrote for harpsichord but later orchestrated for operatic use.
1: A Statue Learns to Dance
A guide to the chief French courtly dance forms in the 18th century, based on the dancing lesson in Rameau's Pygmalion and further illustrated by some of his Pieces de clavecin of 1724 and 1728, played by Christophe Rousset , and by dance episodes from Hippolyte et Aricie,
Dardanus, Les Paladins, and Les Boreades.
Producer Kate Bolton Discs
with Edward Blakeman.
This week: Old, New, and Borrowed - but definitely not Blue!
Prélude (Le Deluge) Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
10.05 Artist of the Week:
Peter Serkin (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 90
10.20 Sibelius Rakastava
Nocturne, Op 40
Kreisler String Orchestra
10.40 Stravinsky Serenade in A
Peter Serkin (piano)
Ballade in F sharp
Pascal Roge (piano)
Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit Producer Edward Blakeman
What does Elaine Paige dislike about musicals?
Why is there a Broadway backlash against Stephen Sondheim ? Denis Quilley and Elaine Paige share their experiences of life on stage with lyricist
Don Black in a look at the most glamorous and least predictable element of the musical: the performers.
A Heavy Entertainment production
Haydn String Quartet in F, Op 77 No 2
Brahms String Quartet in C minor, Op 51 No 1
Radio Q and A 2.05 Word
Games 2.15 Storybox 2.25 Let's Move 2.45 First Steps in Drama
conductor Jiri Starek
Mozart Divertimento in F
Bartok Divertimento for string orchestra
Violinist John Holloway and cellist David Watkin explore the lost art of using the cello as a chord-playing continuo instrument in sonatas by Corelli, Tartini, and Vivaldi.
This week Charles Alexander examines the widening role of the jazz guitar in the late 1950s and early 60s.
There's music from Jim Hall
(with the Jimmy Giuffre Trio) and Kenny Burrell - as well as a classic recording by Ella Fitzgerald and guitarist Joe Pass.
A Gleneagle production
Repeated Thursday 10.15pm
A week of programmes recorded in the Czech Republic.
Sarah Walker tours the city to discover its rich and varied musical connections.
She goes underground to a dungeon and the Metro, and visits the place where great composers such as Dvorak and Smetana are buried.
Producer Christina Pritchard
with Richard Baker.
Producer Andrew Mussett
conductor Franz Welser-Mbst
Amanda Roocroft (soprano) Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor
Wagner Wesendonk Lieder Henze Heliogabalus imperatoi
Dr Philip Brady, Reader in German at Birkbeck College, London University, travels south along Germany's most popular tourist route and makes his own diversions into picturesque landscape and a carefully preserved medieval past.
Straddling a beautiful river, and famous as Goethe's birthplace, Frankfurt-am-Main is now known unromantically as Mainhattan, Bankfurt or Chicago-on-the-Main. Philip Brady talks to Professor Walter Pape of Cologne University about what the Germans meant and what they mean by Romanticism.
(Next programme tomorrow 9.30pm)
conductor Martyn Brabbins Bach Brandenburg Concertc No 2 in F (BWV 1047)
Webem Concerto for nine instruments, Op 24
Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Poulenc Sextet for piano and wind
Bach Brandenburg Concertc No 5 in D (BWV 1050)
Bay Area Report, part 2 Mark Russell and Robert Sandall
introduce more sounds from San Francisco including a new piece from sampling group Negativland composed for the programme. Producer Philip Tagney
(1639-82). Michael Burden introduces the first of two programmes in which
London Baroque perform music by one of 17th-century Italy's most flamboyant musical figures. This week: some of his large-scale instrumental music. They are joined by soprano Susan Gritton for vocal numbers from the cantata Lo schiavo liberato and from the celebrated oratorio San Giovanni Battista.
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon
Letterbox 1.20 Singing Together 2.00 Music Resources