With Richard Osborne.
Bach Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor (BWV 1067)
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.26 Ravel La Valse
Berlin PO, conductor Pierre Boulez
Lettre de la Perichole; Ah! que les hommes sont bêtes!; Ariette de la griserie (La Perichole)
Frederica von Stade (mezzo)
Orchestra, conductor Antonio de Almeida
7.50 Debussy Khamma
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
8.12 Schubert String
Quartet in D minor (Death and the Maiden) (D810) Brandis Quartet
Stravinsky's Petrushka by Roger Nichols. Robert Philip on a new cycle of Beethoven symphonies from Colin Davis and the Dresden Staatskapelle.
Hilary Finch on a new set of folk song arrangements by Benjamin Britten.
Revised repeat tomorrow
Britten Folk Song
Arrangements, Vol 1 (British) Felicity Lott (soprano)
Philip Langridge (tenor) Graham Johnson (piano)
Symphony No 4 in B flat Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Colin Davis
John Deathridge has been listening to some Verdi operas recorded live at the Salzburg Festival, including Wilhelm Furtwangler 's
Otello with Ramon Vinay , and Karajan's Don Carlo with Sena Jurinac .
11.35 Verdi Il trovatore
Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
Michael Berkeley 's guest is the distinguished musicologist and pianist Charles Rosen , whose book The Classical
Style has proved a seminal text for the study of the Viennese masters. His musical choices range from a 16th-century English vocal piece from the Eton
Choirbook through Bach and Bellini to the cataclysmic Immolation scene in Wagner's Gotterdammerung.
A Classic Arts production
Christopher Cook talks to five of Hollywood's most successful young screenwriters. Shane Black wrote Lethal Weapon while still a college student and has just become
Hollywood's highest paid screenwriter.
Producer Fiona McLean
In 1966 Fritz Wunderlich was killed in a domestic accident. He was only 36. yet many considered him the greatest lyric tenor of his time. Richard Wigmore presents three programmes surveying Wunderlich's art, with contributions from
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau ,
Hermann Prey and Nicolai Gedda.
1: The First Five Years:
Including arias and extracts from Monteverdi's Orfeo,
Bach's Mass in B minor
(BWV 232) and St John Passion (BWV 245), Mozart's Zaide, Die
Entfuhrung aus dem Serail and Cosi fan tutte,
Lortzing's Undine, Rotow's Martha and Strauss's Die
Producer Nick Morgan Discs
Presented by Anna Markland.
In this week's programme Loma McGhee (flute) and Lydia Clatworthy (piano) perform works by Jollvet and Bartok, cellist
Nicola Baxter and pianist Rebecca Woolcock present music by Beethoven, Popper and Martinu, and the Chameleon Wind Quintet play Nielsen's Quintet.
During the interval Andrew Sparling finds out how to run a successful ensemble.
Recorded in the National Portrait Gallery on 5 November
Geoffrey Smith introduces vibrant and varied tracks chosen by listeners across the country.
Producer Alan Hall Discs
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London W1A 4WW Fax: (0171) [number removed]
Ivan Hewett and guests discuss the hottest issues in music. In the melting pot this week: African rhythms, the Venice of Vivaldi, and the Associated Board examinations - do we really need them?
Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15pm
Wagner's intense music drama, a genre he described as "deeds of music made visible".
Centred around the Cornish legend of Tristan and Isolde, whose love is only consummated in death, the prelude to the opera includes the famous chord which has intrigued musicologists and audiences alike. Recorded earlier this year at the Bayreuth Festival.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival, conductor Daniel Barenboim
Melot, Young Sailor:
Novelist Paul Bailey joins critic Kate Kellaway to search the shelves, trawling through both fact and fiction to select their Book of the Month.
Producer Abigail Appleton
Brian Morton 's selection of new discs features pianists JoAnne Bracken and Sophia Domancich. Plus musicians who play a variety of instruments, from Jane Bunnett on flute and soprano saxophone and Dave Liebman on flute and soprano and tenor saxophones, to
Marty Ehrlich , who plays all of those plus clarinet and bass clarinet.
Mel Hill traces the part played by jazz in the evolution of Frank Sinatra 's vocal style. In the last of four programmes, he examines Sinatra's activities in the sixties. In 1960
Frank left Capitol to form his own record company. which left him. in the words of his own publicity, "unfettered and unconfined," to make music with heroes such as Sy Oliver and Duke Ellington . Rpt