Presented by Richard Osborne.
Overture No 6 in B flat
Musica Antiqua Koln , conductor
Two Insect Pieces
Heinz Holliger (oboe) Andras Schiff (piano
Etudes symphoniques, Op 13
Shura Cherkassky (piano)
Pardon My English (Freud and Jung and Adler, Act 1) Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Eric Stern
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor
Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat (K495)
Anthony Halstead (horn)
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor
Peter Paul Nash.
Roderick Swanston on a selection of new choral releases, including Daniel Barenboim 's recording of Verdi's Requiem.
Clairières dans le ciel
Martyn Hill (tenor) Andrew Ball (piano)
Kodaly Psalmus hungaricus
Peter Svensson (tenor)
Copenhagen Boys' Choir Danish National Radio
Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conductor
In 1947 the Russians impounded a couple of early Karajan recordings.
These are now available on CD for the first time and Michael Oliver has been investigating them together with recordings by Vaclav Talich and Willem Mengelberg
Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive Portbury Discs
George Pratt talks to keyboard player John Toll and lutenist Paula Chateauneuf
(with assistance from soprano Catherine Bott ) about the many roles of the continuo player.
Producer Lindsay Kemp
The Indian Spice Trail
Leslie Forbes traces the flavours and people along India's old spice routes. 5: The Spice Mountain The Jains are a devout religious sect who, despite believing that tasty spices erode morals, quite happily make money from dealing in them. A pilgrimage to a lost mountain world leads eventually to a video-taped temple ceremony.
Producer Matt Thompson
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor
Grieg Symphonic Dances, Op 64 Rpt
with David Mellor.
Brigitte Fassbaender is at the pinnacle of her career as a singer of Lieder and opera, but today she invites us to step back to pre-war Germany and the generation of her father,
Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender , who sang at Glyndebourne in the 1930s. For many music-lovers, this era was a golden age of singing.
With recordings by the great tenors Joseph Schmidt , Peter Anders ,
Alfred Piccaver , Marcel Wittrisch , Franz Volker and Helge Roswaenge ; Maria Cebotari (soprano) and Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender (bass).
Producer Nick Morgan
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
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Presented by Ivan Hewett. This week, the truth about the origin of two famous Mozart pieces, and an interview with the 85-year-old American composer Elliott Carter.
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm
I from the London I Coliseum.
Musorgsky's epic historical opera as arranged by Shostakovich.
English National Opera's spectacular new production by Francesca Zambello is conducted by their Music Director, Sian Edwards , who made a special study of Khovanshchina (The
Khovansky Affair) at the St Petersburg Conservatory. For Musorgsky, it is the long-oppressed, long-suffering Russian people who are the true heroes and heroines, as their rulers play power politics in Peter the Great's Moscow of the late 17th century.
Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera, conductor Sian Edwards
6.15 Improving on History Adrian Mourby looks at the liberties that are taken when turning real events into the panoply of grand opera, with references to Khovanshchina,
William Tell , Mazeppa and Joan of Arc.
6.35 Acts 2 and 3 7.35 The James Naugrrtie Interview
Sian Edwards , Music
Director of English National Opera, and this evening's conductor, talks to James Naughtie.
7.55 Acts 4 and 5
Prince Ivan Khovansky:
Prince Andrey Khovansky, his son:
Prince Vasily Golitsyn:
A series of six programmes which explore the workings of the mind through science and art.
5: Dreams and Visions
How do we interpret those things that we see, but are not really there? Professor Steve Jones investigates. Producer Peter Croasdale
Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No
Dominique Juchors (violin) Guillaume Paoletti (cello) Nathalie Juchors (piano)
Brian Morton introduces a specially recorded set by three improvising musicians - Mats Gustafsson (tenor and soprano saxophone) and Raymond Strid
(percussion) from Sweden, and Barry Guy (bass) from Britain. And there is music on disc from guitarists Al DiMeola and Joe Morris , and from saxophonist Glenn Spearman.
Producer Derek Drescher