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7.05 J C Bach Grand
Overture, Op 18 No 5 English Symphony
7.24 Chopin Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op 50 No 3
Yevgeni Kissin (piano)
7.47 Vaughan Williams Towards the Unknown
Corydon Singers and Orchestra, conductor
8.05 Handel Handbook:
Handel Recorder Sonata in G (HWV 358)
L'Ecole d'Orphee, director Philip Pickett (recorder)
8.25 Puccini Che gelidamanina (La Boheme) Enrico Caruso (tenor)
8.38 Franck Prelude,
Chorale and Fugue
Paul Crossley (piano) Producer Chris de Souza
(1903-1989) and (bl948) An opportunity to compare the very different sound worlds of father and son.
Presented by Michael Berkeley.
Lennox Berkeley How love came in Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano)
Michael Berkeley Coronach BBC Philharmonic
Lennox Berkeley Four
Poems of St Theresa of Avila, Op 27
Pamela Bowden (contralto) Collegium Musicum Londinii, conductor
Michael Berkeley Clarinet Concerto
Emma Johnson (clarinet) Northern Sinfonia, conductor Sian Edwards
Lennox Berkeley Voices of the Night, Op 85
City of Birmingham
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by ThejComposer
Producer Jeremy Hayes
from Glasgow with Mary Miller , including
Haydn Representation of Chaos (The Creation)
10.10 Bach Trio Sonata in F (BWV 529)
10.27 Artist of the Week:
Richard Goode (piano) Mozart Piano Concerto
No 19 in F (K459)
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, conductor
11.10 Frank Zappa Dupree's Paradise Ensemble
Intercontemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez
Symphony No 1 in C Scottish Chamber
Producer David McGuinness
A six-part history of light opera.
5: London Pride
The notion of English operetta usually makes people think of Gilbert and Sullivan or Ivor Novello. But what about the delights of Edward German's Merrie
England, Lionel Monckton 's The Arcadians or, indeed, Leslie Stuart 's Floradora?
This week, Roy Strong is on home ground for his waltz through the world of light opera.
A Heavy Entertainment production
Repeated Friday 12 midnight
with Susan Sharpe.
1.00 BBC Lunchtime
Concert from St John 's,
Lutoslawskl String Quartet Bridge String Quartet No 4 Repeated next Sunday
2.00 The BBC
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Takuo Yuasa
Stephen Cleobury (organ) Mozart Overture: Don
Poulenc Organ Concerto Bruckner Symphony No 4 (Romantic)
3.45 National Trust Instruments
In the third programme featuring instruments belonging to the National Trust, Timothy Roberts plays a Broadwood square piano of domestic proportions at Quebec House in Westerham.
Music by Dussek, Soler and Clementi.
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.
5: Freedom Now
A Perryscope production
It's a Record 95
Tommy Pearson is in Grimsby with a panel of experts, offering students help and advice on the Humberside Education
Services' Technical and Vocational Education
Producer Christina Pritchard
with Richard Baker.
6.03 Chopin Scherzo in E, Op 54
6.30 Donizetti Mad scene
(Lucia di Lammermoor) Producer Ray Abbott
conductor Kurt Masur
Leonore No 3
Barber Second Essay Mahler Symphony Nol A Floating Earth production
Jenni Murray is joined by children's literature specialist, Brian Alderson and psychologist Nicholas Tucker as she investigates the world of nursery rhymes. Are they songs of innocence, or are we dealing with something more sinister? Producer Peter Thresh
Next programme tomorrow
Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht Brahms Sextet in G, Op 36
Robert Sandall and Mark Russell introduce a recording from this year's LMC Festival of Experimental Music.
Iva Bittova sings and plays the violin in a haunting fusion of folk and avant-garde. Producer Philip Tagney
Penny Gore introduces a recital by pianist Martino Tirimo.
Schubert Four Impromptus (D935)
Chopin Andante spianato and Grand Polonaise in E Flat, Op 22
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon