with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Mayerl Sleepy Piano
7.11 Purcell Incidental music: King Arthur (excerpts)
7.45 Haydn Symphony No 20 in C
8.05 Handel Handbook:
Handel Sonata in D minor
(HWV 367a) (Fitzwilliam)
8.19 Copland El Salon Mexico
8.42 Rimsky-Korsakov Fairy Tale, Op 29
Producer Chris de Souza Discs
"My main inclination is towards dramatic art...."
Jan Smaczny makes some new connections between
Dvorak the symphonist and Dvorak the dramatist.
Including excerpts from the operas Armida, The
Roguish Peasant and Vanda.
Prague Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Frantisek Dyk Symphonic Poem: The Golden Spinning Wheel Scottish National
Producer Simon Lord Discs
with Andrew Lyle , including at approximately
10.05 Artist of the Week:
Jacqueline du Pre (cello)
Bach Cello Suite in D minor
10.30 Mendelssohn Piano
Trio in D minor, Op 49
11.00 Bartok Romanian
11.10 Krommer Octet
Partita in E flat. Op 71
Schumann Konzertstuck in F, Op 86
Plus Vivaldi at the opera house, a jazz sonata and some Mozart songs.
A six-part history of light opera.
3: Danube Blues
In this week's ride through Ruritania, Roy Strong stops off in Vienna, Berlin and Budapest to trace the origins of the waltzing operetta, a form favoured by Austro-Hungarian composers and audiences. A Heavy Entertainment production Repeated Friday 12 midnight
with Susan Sharpe.
1.00 BBC Lunchtime
Concert from St John 's,
Dmitri Alexeev and Nicolai
Demidenko (pianos) Rachmaninov
Suite No 2, Op 17;
Symphonic Dances, Op 45 Repeated next Sunday 6.30pm
Lifeskills 2.15 Storybox
2.25 Let's Move 2.45 First
Steps in Drama
3.00 The BBC Orchestras
BBC Scottish SO conductor Martyn Brabbins Stephanie Gonley (violin) Timothy Hugh (cello)
Borodin Overture: Prince Igor Brahms Double Concerto in A minor
3.45 New series
In the first of nine programmes featuring the historic keyboard instruments of the National
Trust, Robert Woolley plays Purcell, Clarke and Croft on the Keene spinet in Westwood Manor, near
Producer Graham Dixon
4.30 You Take Some
In six programmes, Russell Davies unravels the complex relationship between black and white jazz musicians from the earliest days of jazz to the present.
3: That's What I Like about
A Perryscope production
In the first of a week of programmes about keyboard instruments, Tommy Pearson joins
Richard Burnett at the Finchcock
Collection of historical instruments in Kent. Producer Chris Wines
with Andrew Green.
Rachmaninov Mazurka in D flat, Op 10 No 7
6.03 Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23
6.30 Handel Water Music Producer Peter Thresh
Oliver Knussen 's British
The first of three concerts featuring contemporary
British music, devised by Oliver Knussen in conjunction with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Presented by Andrew Kurowski.
, Op 24
Philip Langridge (tenor) John Constable (piano) Robin Holloway Fantasy Pieces
Nash Ensemble , conductor
Meet the composer:
Stephen Plaistow talks to Robin Holloway.
Robin Holloway Domination of Black
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen
Next programme tomorrow
In the first of four programmes this week, Faynia Williams talks to four inspiring women of the theatre. Joan Littlewood 's theatre style brought a new energy and imagination to the productions she staged for Theatre Workshop, such as Oh, What a Lovely War!. She reveals her attitude to acting and remembers the time she spent making the first soap opera for BBC Radio.
Producer Richard Bannerman
Next progamme tomorrow 9.30pm
The first of two programmes featuring the BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly.
Matthew Peter King The Witches' Glees
Next programme tomorrow
Elaine Padmore is joined by Michael John White and guests to discuss the opening night of the competition.
Next programme tomorrow 10.15pm + A World of Song: page 41
Presented by Robert Sandall and Mark Russell.
Including a studio session from Sky Music, a collaboration between three
British jazzmen and four Tibetan monks.
Producer Philip Tagney
Penny Gore introduces a recital by the oboist Sarah Francis and the Alberni Quartet .
Mozart Divertimento in D
Hoist Three Pieces. Op 2 Frank Bridge Three Idylls for string quartet
Mozart Oboe Quartet in F (K370)
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon