Arthur Schlesinger Jr
Radio 3's Sunday sequence presented by Paul Guinery. Including at approximately
7.03 Borodin Overture:
7.15 Bach Concerto in F
(BWV 971) (Italian)
Parry Fantasie-Sonata in B
7.40 Purcell Praise the Lord, 0 my soul (Z48)
8.00 The Great
Two thousand years of music from the Mass explored by Rev Alan Walker.
8.45 Tchaikovsky Elegy No 2 in G
Producer Piers Burton-Page
Simon Joly , conductor of the BBC Singers, takes an individual look ahead at the coming week's programmes on Radio 3.
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 3 in C minor
9.10 Anon The King's Delight; All in a Garden
Green; Gathering Peascods
9.15 Schubert, arr Brahms Landler (D366)
9.22 Composer of the Week:
Concerto grosso in D
9.35 Debussy, orch
Mouton Deux arabesques
Suite: The Nutcracker
10.11 Kenneth Leighton Serenade in C
10.24 Byrd Venite (The Great Service)
10.50 Mozart Clarinet
Concerto in A (K622)
11.22 Anon The Lovely Northerne Lasse
11.30 Part Summa
11.42 Artist of the Week:
Michael Collins (clarinet)
Lovregllo Fantasy on themes from Verdi's "La
11.55 Janacek, arr Vaclav Talich Suite: The Cunning Little Vixen
Producer Edward Blakeman
Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm
The composer Mark-Anthony Turnage has written a new song, Home, specially for the programme. He talks about it to lain Burnside and chooses some other songs to go with it.
Producer Adam Gatehouse
The High Aesthetic Band? Verdi's opera La forza del Destino didn't reach a British theatre until 1867, but, within a few months of its premiere at St Petersburg five years earlier, it was heard all over the north of England - in James Smyth 's arrangement for brass band. Roderick
Swanston, Trevor Herbert ,
Dave Russell and Cyril Ehrlich look into the social history of the brass band movement in 19th-century Britain, the first mass involvement of ordinary working-class people in instrumental art music anywhere in the world. Producer David Gallagher
See also Brass Roots, Thursday
Thomas Allen (baritone)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor
Shostakovich Symphony No 7 (Leningrad)
Alexei Lubimov (piano)
A recital by the celebrated Russian pianist, recorded last November at the Wigmore Hall, London, and introduced by Lucy Longhurst.
Beethoven Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2
Brahms Variations and Fugue on a theme of Handel
Ives Sonata No 2 (Concord) A Classic Arts production
BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Alexander Lazarev
Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin) Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No 2
In the first of a week of programmes casting a sceptical eye over the cliches of national identity, Christopher Cook searches for Arcadia, 400 years after the publication of Philip Sidney 's famed romance. Producer John Goudie
Continued in Night Waves on Tuesday 10.45pm
Beethoven Allegretto in B flat (Wo039); Variations in E flat, Op 44
Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, Op 15
Last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert
by Steve May.
During the Second World War, Charlie, a young violinist, finds a place in Michael Tippett 's Voluntary Employment Orchestra.
Like the man he so admires, Charlie wants to be a virtuoso musician and a conscientious objector to the war, but for a kid from Peckham - "C3 and piss poor" according to his father - even to get a fair hearing is just not that easy.
Music played by Will Menter
(soprano saxophone) and Julian Dale (double bass), and composed and arranged by Steve May and Will Menter Director Eoin O'Callaghan
Journeys with Old Man Bach
Pianist Nicolas Hodges invited eight British composers to create piano transcriptions of favourite
Bach originals. The result is a piano recital with a difference. Composers
Michael Finnissy , Alwynne Pritchard ,
Jonathan Powell , Andrew Toovey ,
Howard Skempton , Judith Weir , Morison/Opit and Chris Newman reflect on their journey with "Old Man Bach".
Brian Wright presents Handel's penultimate oratorio, Theodora, recorded at last year's Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music. Handel turns the original moral - if not priggish - Christian fable of the martyr
Theodora into one of his greatest and most intimate works.
St James Baroque Players,
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge/Ivor Bolton Producer Gautam Rangarajan