With Andrew McGregor.
Haydn Symphony No 89 in F
6.21 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D
7.05 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor, Op 6 No 1
7.32 Elgar Froissart
8.05 Godowsky Two
Studies on Chopin's Etudes
8.40 Still Miss Sally's Party Editor Andrew Lyle
Elgar Wand of Youth: Suite No
9.18 Scott Joplin Maple Leaf Rag; The Entertainer
9.28 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring)
A Mentom Radio production Discs
Chris de Souza begins a week of Martinu symphonies, Mozart string quintets and Messiaen's Cinq rechants. Froberger Lamentation sur ce que Fay été vole
(Allemande from Suite XIV); Canzona II
10.05 Artists of the Week:
Mozart String Quintet in C minor, K406
10.30 Messiaen Cinq rechants (No 1)
10.35 Alfven Swedish
Rhapsody No 1
Erster Verlust ; Gefunden
11.00 Martinu Symphony No
Producer Ray Abbott
For nearly half a century
(1740-1786), Frederick II of Prussia was at the centre of a key period in German literature, philosophy and the arts. His court encouraged composers of the day and built a new opera house on the Unter den Linden so that Berlin could take its place as a cultural capital. 1: The Opera
Peter Williams examines the operas of Hasse (1699-1783) and Graun (1703-
1759), showing Frederick's influence and skills as a librettist.
Producer William Robson
Presented by Susan Sharpe.
From St John 's,
Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) Wayne Marshall (piano) Poulenc Clarinet Sonata Reich New York
Counterpoint for clarinet and tape
Gershwin, arr Gach Three Preludes
Repeated next Sunday at 6.30pm
The Song Tree 2.15
Storybox 2.25 Let's Move
2.45 First Steps in Drama
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Martyn Brabbins Sibelius Symphony No 1 in E minor
A five-part series exploring landmark television programmes of the fifties. Today, The Grove Family - the first TV soap opera in Britain.
Producer Fiona McLean
Next programme Thursday 3.10pm
The first of two programmes of music played on keyboard instruments housed at
Hatchlands Park in Surrey as part of the Cobbe Collection. In this programme, Sophie Yates performs pieces from the first half of the 16th century, including works by Hugh Ashton and Nicholas Strogers , on a pair of virginals thought to have belonged to Charles II. Producer Brian Jackson
Continuing the series in which Brian Morton examines the jazz scene in Nazi Germany and the ways in which it continued to flourish despite official condemnation. This week, an investigation into Nazi leaders' efforts to condemn jazz as non-Aryan and degenerate. Their policies had a swift and devastating effect on many jazz players, including one of Germany's most successful bandleaders, James Kok. In
1935, Kok was forbidden to perform or record, and soon afterwards was forced to flee the country. This programme features some of his recordings as well as performances by other early victims of Hitler's artistic doctrines.
Tommy Pearson begins a week with the BBC Singers by finding out what makes them one of the finest choirs in the world. He talks to conductors Stephen Cleobury and Bo Holten , producer Michael Emery and some of the singers themselves.
Producer Christina Pritchard
With Natalie Wheen , including
Scriabin Fantasy in A minor for two pianos (1889)
6.03 Tchaikovsky Capriccio italien
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso
Producer Andrew Lyle
Conductor Mariss Jansons
Cheryl Studer (soprano)
Brahms Symphony No 3 in F Strauss Four Last Songs Bartok Suite: The
Simon Rae asks five poets to explain the 14 lines of the sonnet, one of the most popular forms in English. Paul Muldoon
The radical Northern Irish poet reads from his own work and talks about sonnets by Robert Frost and by Thomas Wyatt , who introduced the form to
Britain from Italy in the 16th century.
Producer Rob Ketteridge
Bach String Quartet No 2 Part Fratres
Beethoven String Quartet in A minor, Op 132 Rpt
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present highlights from the second New Aura concert, given recently at the Conway Hall, London. Stock, Hausen and Walkman perform with Hong Kong soundsampler XPER.XR. Plus, from New York, mutantrumpeter Ben Neill with duo partner DJ Spooky.
Producer Philip Tagney
Penny Gore introduces a recital by Kathryn Stott (piano).
Mendelssohn Variations sérieuses, Op 54
Brahms Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5
Lyapunov Lezghinka Producer Nigel Wilkinson