Victorian Religion: Dale and the Civic Gospel
With Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Vivaldi Concerto in F
7.12 Chopin Nocturnes, Op 9: No 2 in E flat; No 3 in B minor
7.32 Monteverdi Dixit
Dominus (secondo) a 8 8.05 Balakirev Overture on Three Russian Songs
8.23 Tchaikovsky Night, Op 73 No 2
Once again, alone, Op 73 No 6
8.42 Alkan Variations de concert, Op 11
Producer Chris de Souza Discs
Chris de Souza
Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983)
Elizabeth Maconchy (b. 1907)
Introduced by Nicola LeFanu, Maconchy's daughter, and Robert Saxton, Lutyens' pupil.
Maconchy Suite: The Land BBC PO/Raymond Leppard Lutyens Chamber Concerto No
Jane's Minstrels, conductor Roger Montgomery
Lutyens O saisons, o chateaux
Marilyn Tyler (soprano) RPO/Norman Del Mar Maconchy Bassoon Concertino
Gwydion Brooke (bassoon) Goldsbrough Orchestra, conductor Edric Cundell
Producer Christopher Marshall
Fiona Talkington revisits some little-known Sousa and includes Bach and Haydn on the piano. Plus Elgar and Poulenc conducted by Prom Artist of the Week Kent Nagano.
Eigar Introduction and Allegro
11.00 Handei Concerto grosso in B flat, Op 3 No 1
11.40 Poulenc Le bal masque
Producer Andrew Lyle
Stephen Banfield investigates the forgotten world of the Edwardian musical theatre, where
Jerome Kem learnt his trade and composers like
Lionel Monckton ,
Ivan Caryll , Howard Talbot ,
Sidney Jones and Edward German took up from Gilbert and Sullivan and - in shows like The Geisha, Tonight's the Night and The Arcadians - developed what became the modern musical.
Producer David Gallagher
With Paul Guinery.
1.00 Schnittke and Prokofiev
Ani Schnarch (violin) John Lenehan (piano)
Schnittke Suite in the Old
Prokoflev Sonata for solo violin, Op 115
Sonata No 1 in F minor,
Op 80 Rpt
2.05 An Outside View
Today, blues singer
BB King, who celebrates his 70th birthday on Saturday, gives his opinion on British music.
Producer Susan Kenyon
2.10 The BBC
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor David Atherton
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) Musorgsky, arr Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on the Bare Mountain
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian) Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
Given in association with S4C
3.45 National Trust
The first of three further programmes recorded on historic keyboard instruments of the National
Trust. Robert Woolley plays the Kirkman harpsichord at Berrington Hall, near Leominster.
Handel Suite No 6 in F sharp minor
Paradies Sonata No 6 in A
Handel Suite No. 5 in E Producer Graham Dixon
4.30 Blue Angels, Blue Devils
In the fourth of six programmes about jazz under the Third Reich, Brian Morton examines how the genre was used as wartime propaganda by the Nazi authorities.
A Gleneagle production
Charles Hazlewood visits the Royal Academy of Music to meet a pianist with a buzz for contemporary music. Tips from Rolf Hind , plus news of the British Contemporary Piano Competition. Rpt
Presented by Andrew Green.
Mendelssohn Baal , we cry to thee (Elijah)
6.03 Telemann Concerto gratioso in D
6.30 Beethoven String Quartet in B flat, Op 18 No 6
Producer Peter Thresh
From the Royal
Albert Hall, London.
A wide-ranging evening, including traditional music from Africa and, after the interval, a new percussion concerto for an American virtuoso.
Venancio Mbande (timbila) Hague Percussion Group Busnois In hydraulis
Machaut Messe de Notre
Trad Timbila music from
8.50 Sarah Walker meets
James Wood and members of Critical Band to find out about the work of the group.
9.10 Critical Band, conductor James Wood
Steven Schick (percussion) Andrew Ball (piano)
James Wood Two men meet, each presuming the other to be from a distant planet (BBC commission, first performance)
Messiaen Couleurs de la cite celeste
In five programmes this week, Lucy Duran follows the drum on a voyage into African spirituality, history, politics and culture. 1: Zimbabwe
A ceremony to call the spirits of the ancestors. Producer Tessa Watt
Next programme tomorrow
Lisa Beznosiuk (flute) Nigel North (lute)
J S Bach Sonata in C
C P E Bach Sonata in A minor (Wql28)
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences.
Producer Philip Tagney
Todd Crow (piano)
Schumann Variations in E flat (1854)
Mendelssohn Sonata in E,
Brahms Variations on an Original Theme, Op 21 No 1 Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon