Presented by Paul Guinery.
7.02 Anonymous Corsican chant Kyrie
7.09 Berlioz L'Enfance du
Christ (Part 1: Herod's Dream)
7.56 Brahms Motet:
Warum ist das Licht gegeben
8.07 Purcell Thy word is a lantern (Z61)
8.16 Faure Suite: Masques et bergamasques
8.32 Purcell Come ye sons of art away (Z323) Producer Antony Pitts
John Morton previews the Radio 3 week.
Bax Overture to a Picaresque Comedy
9.15 Sousa Under the Cuban Flag
9.21 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight)
9.37 Waldteufel Skaters'
9.45 Veraclnl Overture
No 1 in B flat
10.00 Gabriell Sonata XIX; Canzon noni toni a 12 10.07 Artist of the Week:
Andre Previn (conductor) Sinding Suite, Op 10
10.20 Uszt Reminiscences de Lucia di Lammermoor
10.25 Wolf-Ferrari Suite:
The Jewels of the Madonna
10.41 Composer of the Week:
Elgar Five Partsongs from the Greek Anthology, Op 45
10.50 Granados Piano
Quintet in G minor
Prologue: I Pagliacci
11.13 Bach Christmas
11.25 Finzl Nocturne (New Year Music)
11.38 Rachmaninov The
Bells, Op 35 (1st mvt)
11.52 Rautavaara Cantus
Producer Piers Burton-Page Discs
Tortelier disciple Raphael Sommer presents a reminiscence of a musician who was such a huge personality that he became a household name in this country. Rpt
In this final programme, lain Burnside leafs back through his songbook to see what characterises Britishness.
Series producer Adam Gatehouse
Setting the Agenda
What would happen if someone interviewed George Bernard Shaw on the early-music revival? Michelene
Wandor speculates. With John Shrapnel as Shaw. Producer Jessica Isaacs
New Sinfonietta, Amsterdam, conductor Lev Markiz
Beethoven, an Mahler
String Quartet in F minor, Op 95
Schubert, arr Mahler String Quartet in D minor (D810) (Death and the Maiden)
Next programme tomorrow 7.30pm
George Pratt and Roger Savage look behind the masks of the Commedia dell'Arte.
Yuuko Shiokawa and Anna Kandinskaya (violins) Boris Faust (viola)
Boris Pergamenschikov (cello)
Andras Schiff (piano) Terzetto in C, Op 74
Piano Trio No 3 in F, Op 65 Piano Quintet in A, Op 81 Given at the 1995 Edinburgh Festival
An evening on the theme of memory, presented by composer Nigel Osborne with guests poet Jo Shapcott and psychologist Professor John Morton. The evening includes Themes and Variations on the Blue Danube by Rex Brough.
5.45 Without Our Memories Who Are We?
5.50 Twinkle, Twinkle....
A collage of music and readings capturing the memory of childhood.
6.05 Now Remember
Writer Christopher Hope knows how remembering is a way of getting your own back. Sean Barratt reads from Vladimir Nabokov's Speak, Memory.
is the subtitle of composer Andrzej Panufnik's second string quartet.
6.45 Garcia's Resurrection
In 1986, The Grateful Dead's guitarist, the late Jerry Garcia, fell into a coma. When he came round, he had forgotten how to play. Men Saunders talks about how he taught Jerry to play again.
7.10 So What Is Memory?
Biologist Professor Stephen Rose teaches chicks how to avoid a blue bead and measures chemical changes in their brains. Has he found memory in a neurotransmitter? Professor John Morton asks children if they are sure it was Mickey Mouse that they saw. Two completely different approaches, and yet they largely agree about what memory is.
8.05 Knoxville: Summer of 1915
James Agee's vivid reflections of his Southern childhood set to music by Samuel Barber.
8.25 Harold Pinter: the Proust Screenplay
Written in collaboration with Joseph Losey and Barbara Bray, Pinter's dramatisation of Marcel Proust's Remembrance of Things Past - intended as a film for Losey - is realised for the first time in a production starring Harold Pinter as the voice of the screenplay.
Music Stephen Warbeck
Adapted for radio by Michael Bakewell. Director Ned Chaillet
10.35 Vinteuil: la Petite Phrase
The music from Proust's fictional composer is recreated by Nigel Osborne.
The ornamental passages of Allegri's chant were closely guarded until along came the 14-year-old Mozart, who could transcribe the music from memory.
10.55 They're Coming to Take You Away
About once a month, a person in Britain reports that they have been abducted by aliens. In America, Budd Hopkins believes we are part of a universe-wide genetic experiment perpetrated by aliens. He talks to David Gale about the possibility of false memory and plays a disturbing recording of a woman recalling her abduction by aliens.
11.35 Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier
The tick-tock slows, the clocks come to a halt.
Remembering and Forgetting producer Matt Thompson
See in the New
Year with John Dankworth
and Cleo Laine at the Stables, Wavendon, where they are joined by musician friends including John Horler (piano),
Malcolm Creese (bass) and Allan Ganley (drums). Producer Derek Drescher