with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Mozart Symphony No 26 in E flat
7.13 Chopin Mazurkas: in B flat, Op 7 No 1; in A minor, Op 7 No 2
7.32 Quartet Collection:
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2
8.05 Lemare Marche héroïque in D, Op 74
8.24 Songbook Series: Wolf Italienisches
Liederbuch Nos 1-4
8.39 Vaughan Williams
Oboe Concerto in A minor
Editor Andrew Lyle Discs
Taverner lived and worked at a time of religious turmoil in England, and his minor administrative involvement in the dissolution of the monasteries has resulted in some fantastic constructions - including a 20th-century opera - on his life. Christopher Page reacquaints us with the music, starting today with the early Missa: 0 Michaell performed by the Sixteen under Harry Christophers Producer Lindsay Kemp Discs
with Piers Burton-Page . Geoffrey Bush
9.55 C P E Bach Symphony in B minor (Wql82 No 5)
10.15 Louis Aubert
10.30 Artist of the Week:
Jacques Thibaud (violin) Franck Sonata in A
11.10 Sirmen String Quartet in F minor
11.20 Haydn Adagio for wind instruments (Seven Last Words)
Symphony No 1
Interspersed with settings of Housman's A Shropshire Lad. Producer Piers Burton-Page
Presented by Roderic Dunnett.
2: Michael William Balfe
The Bohemian Girl
This was arguably the most popular British opera of the 19th century, a tale of true love and jealousy among the colourful characters of Austrian nobility and gypsy life.
(bass) Radio Telefis Eireann
National SO of Ireland, conductor Richard Bonynge Producer Tim Thorne Discs
Queen of the Gipsies:
from St John 's,
Michael Collins (clarinet) Lindsay Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 42 Mozart
Clarinet Quintet in A (K581) Repeated next Sunday 6.30pm
Soundbites 2.15 Storybox
2.25 Let's Move 2.45 First
Steps in Drama
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Alun Francis
Piers Lane (piano)
Eugen d'Albert Piano
Concerto No 1 in B minor
Robert Woolley plays organ music by John Bull , including the Walsingham Variations, on the Thomas White Virginal of 1642.
In 1955 Professor Harry Oster. of Iowa State
University began what was to become a unique series of field recordings of black singers and musicians. In the first of five programmes, he tells
Francis Wilford-Smith about his travels, which included state penitentiaries where he discovered a wealth of untapped talent, and he introduces his recordings of Roosevelt Charles, Guitar Welch and Otis Webster.
Producer Derek Drescher
Rptd Wednesday at 10.15pm
Tommy Pearson visits the Ircam centre for electronic classical music in Paris to ask "what is sound?"
Producer Caroline Swinburne
with Richard Baker.
Producer Ray Abbott
Michael Berkeley presents the last in the series of invitation concerts to celebrate the 90th birthday of Sir Michael Tippett and to mark the 300th anniversary of Purcell's death.
Susan Gritton (soprano) James Bowman
Rogers Covey-Crump and Mark Milhofer (tenors) Michael George and Colin Campbell (basses)
Choir of the King's Consort King's Consort
New London Children's Choir
New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
Michael Finnissy Glad Day (BBC commission, first performance)
Tippett Crown of the Year
8.10 A portrait of Sir
Michael Tippett 's years at Morley College.
8.30 Purcell Hail, bright
Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day, 1692)
The first of five programmes this week exploring the ideas, inventions and ingredients that made life in Henry Purcell 's Britain so exciting. Chris Nicholson talks to historian Professor
James Walvin about tea.
Next programme tomorrow 9.25pm
conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Symphony No 1 in C minor
The first of eight short programmes in which Daniel Adni plays the complete nocturnes of the composer who was such an influence on Chopin.
John Field Nocturnes: No 1 in E flat; No 6 in F
Next programme tomorrow
with Robert Sandall and Mark Russell.
Producer Philip Tagney
The Song of the Angels "Not Angles, but Angels" was the witty response of St Gregory the Great to the sight of blond English slaves for sale in a Roman marketplace. Chris de Souza presents five concerts of vocal music from pre-Reformation England, beginning with Bedyngham's Missa sine nomine and motets by Plummer and Hothby sung by the Hilliard Ensemble.
Producer Anthony Pitts
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon
Letterbox 1.20 Singing Together