Presented by Andrew McGregor. Now extended to three hours of music, with arts news, weather and travel information.
This week, the first hour features the BBC orchestras.
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne Enigma Variations
Bach, orch Wood Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
7.05 Delius Autumn (North Country Sketches)
7.50 Bartok Rhapsody
No 1 for violin and orchestra
8.05 Monteverdi Laudate
Pueri 8.28 Mozart String Quintet in C (K515)
Producer Chris de Souza Discs
A new weekday programme exploring 500 years of music in great performances. This week, some of the most popular symphonic poems, beginning with Dukas The Sorcerer's
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Guido Cantelli
9.11 Haydn Piano Sonatas: Sonata in E flat (H XVI 49) Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
9.30 Grieg Homage March (Sigurd Jorsalfar )
9.42 Liszt Mazeppa Leipzig Gewandhaus
A Mentorn Radio production Discs
With Mark Rowlinson.
10.00 Glinka Overture:
Ruslan and Ludmilla
10.05 Artist of the Week:
Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo) Barber Hennit Songs Keith Swallow (piano)
10.25 Chausson Poeme for violin and orchestra
10.40 Anon Intrada
Schmid Ein guter neuer Dantz Paix Ungarescha
Anon Bassa Imperiale
Scheldt Variations on "Ei, du feiner Reiter"
10.50 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
11.15 Glinka Viola Sonata in D minor (1st mvt)
11.25 Anon Ben Com'aos
(Cantigas de Santa Maria)
11.40 Grainger The Power of Rome and the Christian
Producer Mark Rowlinson
"Lyric Pieces swarm around me like bugs in the countryside ..."
Peter Paul Nash introduces Grieg's vast collection of intimate piano pieces exploring the popular music and culture of his native Norway. Plus his youthful and popular Piano Concerto in a recording by the Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Dmitri Kitaienko.
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine Discs
With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 BBC Lunchtime
From St John's,
Smith Square, London.
Kiev Chamber Choir, director Mykola Gobdych Stephen Isserlis (cello) Tavener Sviati (first UK broadcast) with liturgical music by Grechaninov,
Rachmaninov. Tchalkovsky and other Russian and Ukrainian composers.
Repeated next Sunday at 6.30pm
The Song Tree
2.25 Let's Move
2.45 First Steps in Drama
3.00 The BBC
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Martin Dalby Tower of Victory Shostakovich Symphony No 9
3.45 Music for Organ
Played by Marie-Claire Alain in Westminster Cathedral.
Balbastre Ou s'en vont ces gais bergers? (Noels en variations)
Franck Prelude , Fugue and Variation in B minor
Albert Alain Carillon de
Bougival; Scherzo in E minor; Toccata sur "Cantemus
Jehan Alain Variations sur un theme de
Clement Jannequin ; Choral Dorien; Litanies
4.30 Piano Man
Earl Hines , the acknowledged
'father of jazz piano, led a succession of exciting bands from 1928. in the second of six programmes, Alun Morgan recalls Hines's first band, formed when he was 25 and booked for a short engagement at the Grand Terrace. For much of the 12 years he played there, this Chicago ballroom was under the "protection" of Al Capone.
From the music of Gabriell at St Mark's in Venice to a song from the crew of the Apollo 17, the connections between music and space. Rpt
With Jeremy Nicholas.
Auber The Bronzed Horse
6.03 Telemann Double
Concerto in E minor for recorder, flute and strings
6.30 Saint-Saens Piano
Concerto No 4 in C minor
Producer Andrew Mussett
From the Barbican
Last of the concerts including the complete symphonies of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Soloists
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Richard Hickox Serenade to Music
Symphony No 9 in E minor
8.20 Anned with His
An archive recording of the tribute paid by Ralph Vaughan Williams to his lifelong friend and fellow composer Gustav Hoist.
8.40 A London Symphony (Symphony No 2)
The first of four programmes this week in which builders of different types of wall speak about their craft and their walls, as they are building them.
On Bodmin Moor,
Roger Clemens repairs an ancient Cornish hedge with weathered granite.
Next programme tomorrow 8.50pm
Laurence Dreyfus introduces music by French virtuosos of the viola da gamba Marais, Forqueray and Leclair, performed by Phantasm.
A Floating Earth production
With Mark Russell and Robert Sandall.
Producer Philip Tagney
Penny Gore introduces a recital by Caroline Palmer (piano).
Haydn Piano Sonatas: in C (H XVI 50): Sonata in A flat (H XVI 46); Sonata in C minor (H XVI 20)
1.20 Singing Together