One-One and Composite Functions 6.15
Renaissance Music 6.35
Language and the Novel
With Richard Osborne.
Rossini Overture: Bianca e
Orchestra of La Scala, conductor Riccardo Chailly
7.11 Alkan Le Chemin de fer, Op 27
Laurent Martin (piano)
7.17 Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto in C (K299) Konrad Hunteler (flute) Helga Storck (harp)
Orchestra of the 18th
7.46 Dvorak Sonatina in G,
Josef Suk (violin) Josef Hala (piano)
8.07 German Merrie
England (Act 2, excerpts)
Rita Williams Singers
Michael Collins Orchestra , conductor Michael Collins
8.22 Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D
Warsaw Sinfonia, conductor Yehudi Menuhin
Sir Walter Raleigh:
Earl of Essex:
A Stephen Sondheim survey by David Benedict. Nicholas Anderson on a selection of new releases.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.15pm
Tartini Violin Concerto in A
Accademia Bizantina , director Carlo Chiarappa (violin)
10.33 Kuhnau Biblical
Sonata No 2: The melancholy of Saul assuaged by means of music
John Butt (clavichord)
10.46 Blber Sonata No 8 a 5 in Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Consort
10.54 Bach Cantata No 4:
Christ lag in Todesbanden Soloists
American Bach Soloists, conductor Jeffrey Thomas
Robert Cowan examines some of the latest reissues from the Music and Arts label: Toscanini in Debussy and Ravel, Guido Cantelli in Tchaikovsky and Hans Knappertsbusch in Bruckner. Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is Canadian writer, historian and journalist Michael Ignatieff. A Ladbroke Radio production
in the second of four programmes, Georgina Ferry meets scientific pioneers who started to unlock the secrets of deep space.
Alfred Deller made his first record in 1949, he seemed an exotic reincarnation of a virtually extinct breed. By the time of his death in 1979, his voice had changed the musical landscape for ever. Richard Wigmore presents the first of three programmes exploring his life, with contributions from son
Mark, members of the Deller Consort and countertenors James
Bowman and Paul
Producer Nick Morgan Discs
The first of three programmes.
Owen Murray (accordion) plays two movements from Messlaen's La Nativité du
Seigneur, the first UK broadcast of Nigel Clarke 's On the Wings of the Wind, and music by John McLeod and Vasily Zolotariev. Producer William Robson
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Carl Davis
Bernstein Suite: On the Waterfront
Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant
Shostakovich Incidental music: King Lear Rpt
With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
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With Ivan Hewett. Opera Comique's version of Schubert's song-cycle
Winterreise; the place of Taiwanese gong and drum music in ritual; and how old recordings reveal changing performing fashions. Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm See also Wednesday 10.45pm
Schumann Papillons , Op 2 Des Abends; Aufschwung (Fantasiestucke, Op 12)
Beethoven Sonata in A flat, Op 110
From the Teatro dell' Opera, Rome.
Written three years before Puccini's Madam Butterfly, Pietro Mascagnl tragic verismo opera also has a Japanese setting and tells the story of another young girl disillusioned and ruined by love. Iris, a poor laundry girl who is the sole supporter of her blind father, repulses Osaka and is imprisoned by him in a brothel. Sung in Italian.
Rome Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Di Cesare (tenor)
Graham Fawcett explores
Mascagni's operatic legacy in L'Amico Fritz, Guglielmo Ratcliff , II piccolo Marat, Cavalleria rusticana and Iris.
9.35 Italian Encounters
David Mendel visits a museum devoted to
Mascagni to explore the intricate relationship between the composer, his wife and his mistress - as well as Mascagni's lasting reputation for just one work.
10.00 Act 3
Michael Rosen introduces reviews and performances from the world of poetry. Producer Fiona McLean
Chopin Ballades: No I in G minor; No 2 in F Rpt
Colin McLaren continues his exploration of cultural icons of the fifties.
This new group is led by acclaimed Cuban alto saxophonist
Paquito D'Rivera and two founding members of Spyro Gyra, Dave Samuels and Andy Narell. The group was recorded in concert last
Spring at the Blue Note Club, New York.
A Mentom Radio production