with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Quitter Children's Overture
7.16 Anon There is no rose of swych vertu
7.42 Saint-Saens La
8.05 Handel Concerto grosso in G, Op 3 No 3
Faire is the heaven
Piano Concerto in A minor
Producer Andrew Lyle Discs
A second chance to hear
Radio 3's programmes from Christmas 1991 exploring Rimsky-Korsakov's fantastic world with the help of the fairy tales and legends that sparked his imagination. Today his orchestral works Skazka and Antar are introduced by the Pushkin poem and the Arabian legend which inspired them.
Narrator Joanna Wake. Rpt See also tonight 9.25pm
with Edward Blakeman.
This Christmas week:
Haydn and Mozart at the Salzburg Festival, the flute at the Court of Versailles, and an artist equally at home as composer, conductor and performer. Including at approximately
10.05 Mozart Piano Concerto
No 14 in E flat (K449)
10.25 Artist of the Week:
Malcolm The Mass at the Cnb
10.40 Van Eyck Airs de Cour
Moulinie Replicavan les Campanillas
La Barre Trio in C (1694)
U-30 Purcell Suite No 6 in D
Symphony No 75 in D Producer Edward Blakeman
Rodney Milnes unpapers a few more cracks in opera plots. 3: Letters - reading, writing and regretting. Producer David Gallagher
David Angus conducts the BBC Singers in a concert recorded at the Sheldonian
Bach Singet dem Herm
Byrd 0 magnum mysterium Sweelinck
Hodie Christus natus est
Victoria 0 magnum mysterium Bax f sing of a maiden Poulenc
Four Christmas Motets Sponsored by Oxford Motors
conductor Zubin Mehta
Wagner Overture: Rienzi
Schubert Symphony No 6 in C Strauss
Symphonia domestica See also tomorrow 1.00pm
The Feast of St Stephen
Mark Everist introduces the music that would have been heard in the medieval cathedral on this day. Performed by Red Byrd
Next programme tomorrow 2.35pm
Sophie Yates (harpsichord) The second of two programmes featuring songs from the early Renaissance in arrangements for the harpsichord, including pieces by Bertoldo, Lassus and Gabrieli.
In this last programme, composer, pianist and bandleader Carla Bley talks to Alan Plater about working with her partner and bass player Steve Swallow , the excitements and terrors of live performance, and recent compositions for her Very Big Band.
Series producer Derek Drescher Repeated Thursday 10.15pm
Byte the Music
Mike Edwards looks at one of the commonest and yet most controversial aspects of computer music - sampling other people's records.
Michael Hall introduces recordings by the Vienna
Philharmonic Orchestra made in the period 193089.
They play music by Strauss, Beethoven, Brahms and Mahler under the direction of Richard Strauss , Felix von Weingartner,
Wilhelm Furtwangler , Clemens Kraus , Bruno Walter and Claudio
Producer Ray Abbott. Next programme tomorrow 5.15pm
The first of five programmes this week in which such distinguished pianists as Vladimir Ashkenazy , Emanuel Ax, Nikolai Demidenko ,
Fou Ts'Ong, Michael Roll , Mitsuko Uchida and Bernard d'Ascoli talk to
Jeremy Siepmann about the challenges and rewards of playing Chopin, demonstrating their points at the keyboard and with a selection of their favourite recordings.
1: Classic or Romantic?
A search for the essence of Chopin's art.
Producer Gwen Hughes
Next programme tomorrow 6.45pm
Nikolaus Harnoncourt 's revelatory symphony cycle. Presented by Anthony Sargent , with contributions from the players and conductor.
Philharmonia Orchestra/ Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F; Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)
Final programme Friday 7.30pm
Three stories written and read by the author.
1: Cruise. "They had sized each other up at the start, in the ruins of Troy." Producer Martin Jenkins
Scenes from the 50s:
As part of Radio 3's celebration of Rimsky-
Korsakov's 150th birthday, another chance to hear the British premiere of his one-act fairy-tale opera, given earlier this year at the Barbican Hall, London.
The evil sorcerer Kashchei will never die, unless his cruel, hard-hearted daughter Kashcheievna sheds a tear. But when
Kashchei captures the Princess and Kashcheievna tries to seduce her lover
Ivan Korolevich , the seeds of destruction may be sown.
London Choral Society, Royal Philharmonic
Kashchei the Deathless:
Prince Ivan Korolevich:
Robert Sandall and Mark Russell
present a listeners' choice of favourite tracks heard on the programme in the past year.
Simon Heighes introduces a second programme of Telemann chamber cantatas for Christmas and the New Year, performed by the New London Consort, director Philip Pickett.
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon