Maths: Matrices and Transformations
with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Rachmaninov Prelude in D, Op 23 No 4
7.13 Arnold Clarinet
Concerto No 1
7.32 Handel Handbook:
Handel Trio Sonata in D
8.05 Pachelbel Canon and Gigue in D
8.25 Berg Im Zimmer ;
Liebesode; Sommertage (Seven Early Songs)
8.32 Bach Toccata , Adagio and Fugue in C (BWV 564) Discs
Marching Onward Presented by Fiona Talkington. "A good march should make a man with a wooden leg want to step out". (Sousa)
John Wallace conducts the Wallace Collection in Sousa's Salvation Army March, and Eileen Hulse
(soprano) and Simon Wright (piano) perform a less frequently heard version of The Stars and Stripes Forever.
The featured Sousa operetta is The Bride Elect, which includes the unlikely combination of a goat and a washing powder salesman. Norwegian pianist Morten Gunnar Larsen plays music by Joplin, including today's version of the Maple Leaf Rag.
from Birmingham with Chris Wines , including at approximately
10.01 Debussy Danse sacree et danse profane
10.12 Rawsthome Violin
10.27 Bach Two- and Three-Part inventions:
No 6 in E; No 5 in E flat;
No 3 in D; No 2 in C minor
10.42 Artist of the Week:
Lotte Lenya (soprano) Weill Mandelay Song (Happy End)
10.50 Parry Symphony No 5 (Symphonic fantasia)
11.17 Bax Violin Sonata
No 1 in E
11.17 Weill Bilbao-Song (Happy End)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Repeated from yesterday
with Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Friday Chamber Music from St Olave's
York. Catherine Bott (soprano) John Holloway (violin) Nigel North (archlute/ theorbo/guitar)
John Toll (harpsichord) Schmelzer Sonata IV
Carissimi Ferma lascia ch'io parli (Lamento di Maria di Scozia)
Muffat Violin Sonata No 1 in D (Armonico tributo)
Cesti Cara e dolce liberta
Rossi Non m'affligete piu Matteis it dolce contento
Froberger Suite No 30 in A minor (Plainte faite a Londres pour passer la melancholie)
Purcell 0 let me weep (The Fairy Queen)
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2.00 The BBC
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Grant Llewellyn BBC Welsh Chorus
Hoist Suite: The Planets
3.00 Mining the Archive Time Regained
Stephen Plaistow presents the second of three programmes celebrating 30 years of varied activity by the Nash Ensemble.
Glinka Trio pathétique Elena Firsova Cantata:
Stravinsky Three pieces for string quartet
Schnittke Three Madrigals Balakirev Octet, Op 3 A Cavendish production
4.20 Turns of the Century
An audio lexicon of the great English comedy performers. Robert Cushman presents
Flanders and Swann.
Gwyn L Williams presents the last of three programmes on the traditional music of Wales.
Osian Ellis demonstrates the art of penillion singing. Producer Gwyn L Williams
Tommy Pearson meets the composer Javier Alvarez , whose compositions are a fusion of contemporary western styles and the music of his native Mexico.
with Richard Baker.
Grainger March: Over the Hills and Far Away
6.03 Chopin Introduction and Variations on 'Der
6.30 Mahler Quartet Movement in A minor Producer Ray Abbott
The first of five broadcasts this month from the ambitious festival in which, between 1995 and the centenary of the composer's death in 2001, the Royal Opera is performing all Verdi's operas.
Simon Boccanegra (revised 1881 version)
Presented by Andrew Lyle with Michael Oliver. Sung in Italian.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Bernard Haitink
Rodney Milnes talks to critic Andrew Porter about
9.15 Acts 2 and 3 Stiffelio tomorrow at 7.55pm
Maria Boccanegra (Amelia Grimaldi):
Captain of the Crossbowmen:
The last of five programmes. Professor Roy Porter examines whether there is a distinctively British approach to the study of history.
Series producer Mark Savage
Tonight, a studio session by the ensemble Psappha, conductor Christopher Gayford. Stephen Pratt introduces the first performance of a BBC commission. Piers
Hellawell's Sound Carvings from the Ice Wall, followed by Paul Max Edlin 's Five Fantastic Islands and Anthony Powers ' Another Part of the Island. Tommy Pearson reports from the Cheltenham Festival, and at
11.45, a vintage recording of Xenakis's Psappha, performed by the work's dedicatee Sylvio Gualda (percussion).
Producer Alan Hall
Repeated fom Monday 12noon