With Anthony Burton.
Bloch Poems of the Sea Malmo SO/Sakari Oramo
7.17 Clementi Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 25 No 5 Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
7.37 Brahms Double
Concerto in A minor llya Kaler (violin)
Maria Kliegel (cello)
National SO of Ireland/ Andrew Constantine
8.13 Anon Miserere miseris;
Ave Maria salus hominum;
Memor esto tuorum; Ave regina celorum Anonymous 4
8.22 Ives Symphony No 2 Detroit SO/Neeme Jarvi
Monteverdi's Orfeo by Bruce Wood.
Stephen Johnson on new releases of chamber music, with string quartets by Beethoven, Smetana and Milhaud.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.15pm
Arriaga String Quartet No 1 in D minor
Sine Nomine Quartet
10.41 Philipp Scharwenka Sonata in G minor, Op 116 Michael Gross (cello) Chia Chou (piano)
10.57 Hindemith String Quartet No 6
Edward Seckerson has been listening to recent reissues featuring the Hungarian conductor Ferenc Fricsay in works by Johann Strauss , Verdi, Bartok and Stravinsky.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert
Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is the opera and theatre director David Pountney
. His favourite works range from a Janacek string quartet and a little known Dvorak opera to an unusual interpretation of Hamlet by Shostakovich. A Classic Arts production
Leslie Forbes explores the old spice routes of India. 3: The Last Moguls
Hyderabad was once the pinnacle of fine living, where the good manners and courtly love from the days of the Persians thrived. Then came the outsiders ...
BBC BOOK Recipes from the Indian Spice Trail is available
The Ida Rubinstein Legacy Roger Nichols continues his investigation into the life of the dancer and the music she commissioned.
In the second of four programmes, he focuses on the period after the First World War, as Parisian life gradually returned to normal. With contributions from Madeleine Milhaud , Paul Sacher and the late
William Chappell. Reader Neville Jason.
Schmitt Suite No 1: Antony and Cleopatra
Honegger Incidental music: Phedre
Roger-Ducasse Orphee (excerpts)
Ravel Bolero conducted by The Composer Stravinsky The Fairy's Kiss (excerpts)
An Arthur Johnson production
The first of two programmes featuring highlights from the European Broadcasting
Union's Young Performers Day, which brought young musicians on to radio stations across the continent. Introduced by Verity Sharp.
Presented by Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Alan Hall Discs
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC. London W1A 4WW Fax: (0171) [number removed]
Ivan Hewett talks to Patricia
Howard about her new book on Christoph Willibald
Gluck, the great reformer of opera, and examines Ervin Schulhoff 's 1927 opera
The Flames. Schulhoff was a victim of the Nazi concentration camps, and his opera has been recorded as part of a series revealing music suppressed by the Third Reich. Plus American musicologist
Joseph Kerman is asked, who needs musicology? Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm
Schubert's heroic romantic opera to a text by Josef Kupelweiser , in a performance given at this year's Maggio Musicale in Florence. The story tells of the opposing armies of King Karl (Charlemagne) and the Moors, united by the undeclared affections of their knights and offspring. Fierrabras, son of the Moorish prince, loves Charlemagne's daughter Emma, and Roland, a knight supporting
Fierrabras's sister Rorinda.
The two suitors swear a pact of friendship, which is sorely tested amid treachery, imprisonment and the ultimate threat of execution. Sung in German. Introduced by Leo Black.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale , conductor Semyon Bychkov
King Karl (Charlemagne):
Steve Jones is all ears in another edition of the occasional series that bridges the gulf between the arts and sciences. He takes a journey through sound and space to investigate the world of hearing, travelling from the cochlea to the brain and from the concert hall to the savannah.
Producer Anne McNaught
The first of two programmes this weekend in which
Daniel Adni plays the complete cycle of nocturnes by the composer who anticipated Chopin's pieces of the same type by 20 years and was an influence on Liszt and Mendelssohn.
Nocturnes, Nos 1-10 Next programme tomorrow
Brian Morton reviews the best of the jazz CDs issued in the summer and reports on Ornette Coleman 's first major label release for many years. He also explores recently discovered recordings by another master saxophonist, John Coltrane.
Jazz Frank Sinatra , who is 80 in December, remains the favourite singer of many jazz musicians. In this four-part series, Mel Hill traces the part played by jazz in the evolution of Sinatra's highly distinctive style. In 1940, after a brief period with the Harry James band, Sinatra joined
Tommy Dorsey , one of the top band leaders in America, and Dorsey's legato trombone playing provided the model for his early vocal style.
With tracks including Blue Skies, Yes Indeed,
Whispering and Not So Long Ago.