Culture and Belief in Europe: Mystery Plays
with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Delius On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
7.11 Boccherini Sinfonia in F, Op 35 No 4
7.32 Songbook Series: Wolf Italienisches
Liederbuch Nos 17-20
8.05 Weber Overture: Der
Freischutz 8.15 Martlnu Sextet
8.44 Ravel Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2
Producer Andrew Lyle Discs
Presented by Geraint Lewis. 1: Grace Williams (1906-1977)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Tadaaki Otaka Carillons
Anthony Camden (oboe) LSO/Charles Groves Fairest of Stars
Janet Price (soprano) LSO/Charles Groves Ave maris stella
Richard Hickox Singers, conductor Richard Hickox
Producer Gwawr Owen
from Cardiff with Nicola
Heywood-Thomas. A taste of Wales, with music by composers who visited the country, performances by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Welsh
National Opera and Delia Jones as Radio 3's Artist of the Week.
Verdi Gli arredi festivi
10.15 Artist of the Week:
Della Jones (mezzo)
Duparc Extase ; L'invitation au voyage; La vie antérieure
10.25 Mendelssohn Violin
Concerto in E minor
10.55 Mozart Non piu di fiori (La Clemenza di Tito)
11.05 Faure Nocturne No 7 in C sharp minor, Op 74
Symphony No 3
11.50 Haydn Ho promesso oprar destrezza (L'lncontro Improviso)
Producer Gwawr Owen
with Roderic Dunnett.
The first opera by a Scotsman to be premiered in Scotland (in 1894) has been described as "the finest serious opera of the late Victorian period". This new studio recording of highlights reveals just how effectively MacCunn captured the spirit of Scotland in music.
Scottish Opera Chorus
BBC Scottish SO, conductor Martyn Brabbins
BBC Scottish Symphony
from St John 's,
Steven Isserlis (cello) Paul Coker (piano)
Brahms Cello Sonata in E minor, Op 38
Schumann, arr Isserlis Violin Sonata in A minor
Repeated next Sunday 6.40pm
2.15 Storybox 2.25 Let's Move 2.45 First Steps in Drama
BBC Scottish SO conductor Janos Furst
Symphony No 2 in C
Gibbons Pavan in G minor;
Galliard in D minor
Purcell Voluntary in A (on the Old 100th)
Correa de Arauxo Tiento de medio registro
Handel Overture: Semele
Howells Dalby's Fancy
Wesley Melody in C sharp minor; Andante in D; Vivace in E flat; Fantasy in F
In this last programme,
Professor Harry Oster talks to Francis Wilford-Smith about two more very significant bluesmen, Clyde Causey and Emmanuel Dunn.
Series producer Derek Drescher Repeated on Thursday at 10.15pm
Tommy Pearson finds out all about the changes that have taken place in string technique since 1830. Producer Christina Pritchard
with Andrew Green.
6.03 Beethoven Variations on a theme from Handel's
7.03 Vaughan Williams
Three Shakespeare Songs Producer Andrew Mussett
Anthony Burton presents the final concert in the series given at the Barbican Hall, London, to mark Sir
Michael Tippett 's 90th birthday.
Tippett The Mask of Time Faye Robinson (soprano) Maria Popescu (mezzo) Thomas Randle (tenor)
Stephen Richardson (bass) London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
During the interval, Natalie Wheen talks to Sir Michael about his creative journey through life and music.
Lee Montague gives the first of four readings this week from the unpublished autobiography of a Polish Jewish doctor who drove east with his family in August 1939 to escape the Germans.
Adapted by Colin McLaren
Next programme Wednesday
Louise Hopkins (cello) Carole Presland (piano)
Today's concert featuring composers working with young artists includes a piece for cello and piano by Diana Burrell. Introdgced by Chris de Souza.
Variation for solo cello
Martlnu Cello Sonata No 1
A Classic Arts production
with Robert Sandall and Mark Russell .
Producer Philip Tagney
The Song of the Angels
In the fifth and final concert of vocal music from pre-Reformation England,
Christopher Page and Gothic Voices look back to the fusion in song of Anglo-
Saxon and Norman cultures.
Producer Antony Pitts
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon
Triple Bill - Treasure Island by R L Stevenson: Part 1
1.30 GNVQ: Action Planning
2.00 French 16+: Nouveaux
Horizons/Voix de France