With Andrew McGregor.
Rachmaninov Praise ye the name of the Lord (Vespers)
6.41 Strauss Macbeth
7.05 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in F minor, Op 2 No
7.32 Smetana From
Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Ma Vlast)
8.05 Paganini Caprice in A minor, Op 1 No 24
8.35 Bach Cantata
No 211: Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht (Coffee Cantata)
Schubert Impromptus : in C minor; in E flat (D899 Nos 1 and 2) 9.14 Bach Harpsichord
Concerto in F (BWV 105 7)
9.31 Faure Cantique de Jean Racine
9.37 Ravel Violin Sonata in G
With Chris Wines.
Piazzola Four Tango Etudes
10.04 Haydn Symphony No 47 in G
10.35 Ockeghem Alma Redemptoris Mater
10.42 Britten Seven
Sonnets of Michelangelo
11.00 Mozart Fantasia in C minor (K475)
11.21 Artist of the Week:
Andre Previn (piano)
Schumann Piano Quartet in C minor (1829)
With Penny Gore.
Wild Bears (Wand of Youth Suite No 2)
Cello Concerto in E minor lutl lutl lutl
Soliloquy (orch Gordon Jacob ) Arthur's Passage to Avalon (Incidental music: King Arthur)
Discs Revised rpt
With Paul Guinery.
1.00 St David 's Hall
Contemporary Music Ensemble of Wales, conductor Gordon Downie
Istvan Lang Rhymes for flute and piano
Gyorgy Kurtag Homage to Robert Schumann for clarinet, viola and piano
Bartok Contrasts for violin, clarinet and piano Balassa Xenia
2.00 Irina Arkhipova The Russian mezzo is accompanied by llya Ivary
(piano) in a recital of songs by Rimsky-Korsakov.
Performance given in 1994 at the Wigmore Hall, London
3.00 Mining the Archive Hungarian pianist
Annie Fischer died last year at the age of 80. Paul Guinery surveys the recordings she made for the BBC. Producer Susan kehyon
4.20 New series
By the Waters of Babylon The story of exile is a familiar one to communities in London, amid the turbulence of the 20th century. In the first of nine programmes, the Rev Alan Walker visits the Italian
Roman Catholic community in Clerkenwell Road to hear their story.
Producer Antony Pitts
Jo Shinner opens a series of musical travels in Brazil, exploring the indigenous music of the Amazon, the accordion-led forro of the north east, the roots of samba, and African slave and Portuguese baroque legacies.
1: The Cowboy's Choice
From the wild-west interior of Brazil. Midwife, healer, washer woman, cook and prostitute Helena Mireilles is still a guitarist who inspires every cowboy who hears her to shoot his gun in the air.
An Angell Sound production
Quantum Radio firstname.lastname@example.org faces the future of radio on this fairest isle by asking you to tell him what to put into it and what you thought of it.
Parody lain Burnside uncovers some songs which set out to take the mickey (in the nicest British way of course). Rpt
Andrew Motion concludes his investigation into
Englishness in English music and poetry in the 20th century by looking at the influence of jazz, the Russian ballet, World War II, politics, refugees, popular culture and modernism, with music by Lambert, Walton, Bliss, Bridge. Rawsthorne, Britten. Tippett.
Ferneyhough, Seiber and Dankworth,
Maxwell Davies and Martland and poetry from Noel Coward to Jo Shapcott. Rpt
Conductor Martyn Brabbins Thomas Randle (tenor) Julian Rolton (piano) Introduced by Fiona Talkington.
John Casken Darting the Skiff
Lutoslawski Paroles Tissées
Purcell, arr Britten If music be the food of love; There's not a swain
Purcell, arr Tippett What shall I do?
Purcell, arr Britten Sweeter than roses
Beethoven, arr Bernstein String Quartet, Op 131
Performance given last February
Beast fable, the Word, family tree for a people, archaeological guide book. poetic source book, guide to ethics, book of spells.
Any or all of these: the Bible is the postmodern bible.
The series continues on 29 January
Presented by Sarah Walker. From Belfast, a percussion concert by Ensemble Bash: Howard Skempton Shiftwork
Peter Garland Apple Blossom
Stewart Copeland The Gene Pool
Michael Daugherty Shaken, Not Stirred
From the 1995 LMC
Festival, music for instruments and live electronics:
Lutz Glandien Es lebe;
Tuba mortale; Aus verstreutem ein ganzes Michael Vogt (tuba)
Chris Cutler (percussion) And new vocal works from
Sven-David Sandstrom Ave
Bo Holten The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (BBC commission, first broadcast)
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten Producer Philip Tagney
Robert Ziegler traces the origins of the songs of the smoky, often sexy and slightly sleazy world of cabaret.
1: Tables Waiting
Introducing the form and its history, with a brief look back to the cabaret's predecessors: the songs of the troubadours and trouveres. Plus the era of cabaret songs as satirical protests, and a world made famous by Christopher Isherwood ... or was it
Liza Minnelli ?
A Heavy Entertainment production