Access to Maths: Starting Countdown
Presented by Richard Osborne. Vivaldi Concerto in C (RV537) Hakan Hardenberger and Rheinhold Friedrich (trumpets) I Musici
7.10 Alwyn Oboe Sonata Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Julius Drake (piano)
7.30 Stravinsky Jeu de cartes
German SO, Berlin/ Vladimir Ashkenazy
7.54 Offenbach A moi! Rois de la Grece (La Belle Helene)
Chorus and Orchestra/ Manuel Rosenthal
8.03 Liszt Csardas macabre; Rakoczy March Leslie Howard (piano)
8.25 Fibich Symphony No 2 in E flat
Detroit SO/Neeme Jarvi
An Alfred Brendel survey by Stephen Plaistow. And Tess Knighton on new releases of Renaissance choral music.
Magalhaes Asperges me;
Salve sancta parens; Kyrie; Gloria
Stephen Farr (organ) A Capella Portuguesa, director Owen Rees
10.36 Giacomo de
Alonso Mudarra Fantasia
Gaspar Sanz Canarios
Joan Cabanilles Fantasia
Lucas Ruiz de Ribadayaz Paradetas
10.52 Ignacio de Jerusalem Kyrie; Gloria (Mass in D) Manuel de Zumaya Celebren, publiquen Chanticleer
Chanticleer Sinfonia, director Joseph Jennings
A valuable archive of live recordings made at the Vienna State Opera in the 30s and 40s has been issued on Koch Schwann.
These discs include some of the great names of the day. Bernard Keeffe has been sampling them.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
England in the 17th and 18th centuries was one of the liveliest musical centres in Europe, but today most native composers of the period remain unknown. George Pratt explores Hyperion's series The English Orpheus, a collection of recordings that covers this rich but obscure repertoire. Producer Kate Bolton
The Indian Spice Trail
In a special series, Leslie Forbes traces the flavours and people along the old spice routes of India.
1: The Traders of Malabar
"It's about coconut trees, it is about the rivers cradled with peppercorn, it is about beauty." Why in the watery coastal plains of Kerala are there spice merchants from the deserts of the north?
Producer Matt Thompson
BBC BOOK: Leslie Forbes 's book of the series Recipes from the Indian Spice Trail, £16.99
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) Beethoven Sonata in F minor, Op 2 No 1
Grieg Lyric Pieces, Book 5 Debussy Estampes
Chopin Sonata in B minor, Op 58
with David Mellor.
Leopold Stokowski created the first "super-orchestra" in Philadelphia, but it is easy to forget that after he left in 1940 his career still had a remarkable 37 years to run, and that he made his last record just weeks before his death in 1977 at the age of 95. Beethoven Overture:
Leonore No 3
Falla El Amor Brujo (excerpt)
Shirley Verrett (mezzo)
Philadelphia Orchestra (1960) Prokofiev Piano Concerto
No 3 (excerpt)
William Kapell (piano) New York Philharmonic Orchestra (1949)
Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (excerpt)
Houston Symphony (1958) Wagner Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey (Gotterdammerung) London Symphony Orchestra (1966)
Tchaikovsky Hamlet New York Stadium
Producer Nick Morgan Discs
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
from "Dublin's fair
LIVE city" - where presenter Ivan Hewett wheels his barrow through the city which gave birth to the pianist, composer and inventor of the nocturne, John Field , and which scooped the first performance of Handel's Messiah.
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm
Alban Berg 's opera after Franz Wedekind , with the third act completed by Friedrich Cerha.
A concert performance given at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham, in March.
Presented by Clive Bennett.
BBC SO/Andrew Davis.
Jack the Ripper:
Six programmes which explore the workings of the mind through science and art.
Professor Steve Jones explores the definitions, descriptions and analysis which artists and scientists have constructed about this extraordinary mental trick, from James Crick 's book
The Incredible Hypothesis to Shelley's poem "Mont Blanc".
Producer Peter Croasdale
Songs by Cole Porter and Duke Ellington , interspersed with sonatas by Alessandro Scarlatti , played and sung by A Man, a Woman and a Double Bass.
Brian Morton introduces a session by one of Europe's leading big bands, the UMO Jazz Orchestra from Finland conducted by Rich Shemaria. It was specially recorded during the orchestra's recent visit to this country. There is also music on disc by the group Jazz Jamaica led by bassist Gary Crosby.
Producer Derek Drescher