Culture and Belief in Europe: Sermons
With Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Rachmanlnov Prelude in G minor, Op 23 No 5
7.09 Martinu Sinfonietta
7.40 Pleyel Sextet in E flat
8.05 Cavalli Lauda Jerusalem
8.20 Handel Handbook:
Handel flute Sonata in A minor (HWV 374)
8.40 Weber Symphony No 2in Editor Andrew Lyte Discs
Simon Heighes explores the extent to which Handel can be counted as an English composer, and starts with his contributions to the London stage.
'Twas when the seas were roaring from the what d'ye call it (The Alchymist)
Patrizia Kwella (soprano)
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood Or la tromba (Rinaldo) James Bowman
King's Consort/ Robert King
Let us take the road (The Beggar's Opera)
Roger Bryson (bass)
Broadside Band, director
/ rage, / melt, I burn;
0 ruddier than the cherry (Acis and Galatea) Willard White (bass)
English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner
Concerto grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 7
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
Soloists, Academy of Ancient Music, director
Christopher Hogwood Producer Lindsay Kemp
With Chris de Souza. Artist of the Week
Charles Mackerras heads a cast of distinguished antipodeans.
10.05 Ross Edwards
10.10 John Antill Welcome
10.20 Roy Agnew Dance of the Wild Men
10.25 Grainger Irish Tune from County Derry; Under a Bridge; Father and Daughter
10.45 David Farquhar Young Maid 's Lament;
Spring and Fall; My True Love Hath My Heart
(Six Songs for Women)
10.55 Artist of the Week:
Mozart Symphony No 8 in D
11.05 David Farquhar Rosalind's Madrigal; Lullaby; Epilogue
(Six Songs for Women)
11.10 Sullivan, arr
Mackerras Pineapple Poll (excerpts)
11.35 Ross Edwards
Producer Chris de Souza
Wink the Other Eye
Four programmes in which
Patrick O'Connor celebrates the legacy of the music hall. 1: Up West and Down East Music hall was born in the taverns of London: the city was itself the star of many songs, heard today from 78s of the Edwardian era and in forgotten Victorian songs specially recorded for this series.
Producer Nick Morgan
Repeated Friday 12 midnight
Lowri Blake (cello)
Iwan Llewellyn-Jones (piano) Bach Cello Suite No 3 in C
Brahms Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 99
BBC Philharmonic conductor Vassily Sinaisky Sophia Larson (soprano) Poul Elming (tenor) Arthur Korn (bass)
Wagner Die Walkure (Act 1) Siegfried's Rhine Journey; Siegfried's Funeral March; Immolation Scene
Robert Woolley plays works by two of England's foremost keyboard virtuosos. John Bull and Orlando Gibbons on the 1680 Dallam instrument at
Ergue-Gaberic in Brittany.
In the first of six programmes, Alyn Shipton traces the progress of the king of Hi-de-ho, Cab Calloway , the most commercially successful black bandleader in America during the 30s and 40s. Producer Derek Drescher
A Bit of Birtwistle
Tommy Pearson takes a short work by Harrison Birtwistle and asks students from the Coventry Centre for Performing Arts what they listen for in a piece of contemporary music.
Birtwistle Ritual Fragment London Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen Producer Chris Wines
With Andrew Green.
5.30 Bach Fantasia in G
6.03 Chopin Nocturne in D flat, Op 27 No 2
6.30 Verdi Stabat Mater
(Four Sacred Pieces) Producer Peter Thresh
The Royal Festival Hall recital debut by the young Russian pianist, recorded live in April this year.
Chopin Fantasy in F minor, Op 49; Mazurkas: in G, Op 50 No 1; in C sharp minor, Op 50 No 3; in D, Op 33 No 2; in F minor, Op 68 No 4; in F sharp minor, Op 59 No 3; in A minor, Op 17 No 4; in B, Op 63 No 1; Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31 Franck Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
Brahms Variations on a Theme by Paganini Chopin Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2; Grand Waltz in A flat. Op 34 No 1
7.31 Brahms Hungarian Dances: No 7 in A;
No 6 in D flat
A Floating Earth production
In five programmes this week, Joan Morgan presents an unusual slice of history by telling the story of five different fruits grown in Britain. 1: The Apple
A Perryscope production
Next programme tomorrow 9.05pm
conductor Adrian Leaper Piers Lane (piano)
Moszkowski Prelude and Fugue: Piano Concerto in E
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall
Django Bates about the range of his music, from Loose
Tubes to a string quartet and from harpsichord to a piano concerto.
Producer Philip Tagney
Penny Gore introduces a recital by the Vega Wind Quintet.
Francalx Wind Quartet Nielsen Wind Quintet
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon