With Andrew McGregor.
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor, Op 6 No 1
6.37 Poulenc Organ Concerto in G minor
7.05 Gorecki Euntes ibant et flebant
7.33 Schumann Cello
Concerto in A minor
8.05 Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne (selection)
8.45 Alkan Concerto da camera No 1 in A minor
Boyce Symphony in D, Op 2 No
9.29 Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor
With Chris de Souza.
Froberger Plainte faite a Londres pour passer la melancolie; Toccata XI
10.05 Medtner Sonatavocalise
10.20 Messiaen Cinq rechants (No 5)
10.25 Prokofiev Piano
Sonata No 3 in A minor
10.35 Martinu Symphony No 5
11.00 Artists of the Week:
Mozart String Quintet in E flat, K614
11.30 Messiaen 0 sacrum convivium!
11.35 Alfven Swedish
Rhapsody No 3 (Dalarapsodi)
5: Gentlemen! Old Bach is here!
More music from Bach's
Musical Offering to Frederick and sonatas by Zelenka (1679-1745) and C P E Bach. Peter Williams introduces a trio by the man who probably taught the King most about music - Quantz.
With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Bristol Lunchtime
Continuing the series of concerts from St George's, Brandon Hill , featuring the chamber music of Stravinsky, Introduced by Chris de Souza.
Anthony Marwood (violin) Carole Presland (piano)
Stravinsky Suite italienne Tchaikovsky Serenade mélancolique
Schnittke Sonata No 2
(Quasi una sonata) A Classic Arts production
Let's Make a Story 2.15 Music Box 2.30 Dance
Workshop 2.50 Poetry Corner
3.00 Mining the Archive Come to the Festival of Britain!
The Festival of Britain of 1951 was held amid a time of great optimism and celebration throughout the country. Susan Sharpe re-creates the sounds of the festival and explores some of the musical highlights: the opening of the newly built Royal Festival Hall; specially commissioned works including Rubbra's Festival Te Deum; and the prize-winning entry of the composition competition - Fricker's Violin Concerto. Producer Susan Kenyon
4.20 Hits of the Fifties
A penultimate exploration of music from the fifties that evokes memories for a person in the public eye. Novelist Maeve Binchy remembers being a convent girl in 1956 in Ireland and hearing Dean Martin croon Memories Are Made of This for the first time.
4.30 Spring Flowers from Kurdistan
To mark Newroz- the Kurdish new year - a selection of traditional songs and dances. Rpt
Four BBC singers and their chief conductor
Stephen Cleobury address questions put to them by London students. Tommy Pearson is in the chair.
With Jeremy Nicholas , including
Rimsky-Korsakov Procession of the Nobles (Mlada)
6.03 Steiner Overture: King Kong
6.30 Paganini Violin Concerto No 1 in D Producer Nick Morgan
From Studio One, Pebble Mill, the third of four recitals of music from the fifties.
Andrew Ball (piano) Messiaen Le Loriot
(Catalogue d'oiseaux) Copland Fantasy
8.15 Focus on the Fifties
Humphrey Burton talks to the three surviving members of the Amadeus Quartet - Norbert Brainin , Siegmund Nissel and Martin Lovett.
8.35 Takemitsu Litany
Stockhausen Piano Piece
Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 87: No 7 in A;
No 12 in G sharp minor; No 15 in D flat; No 24 in D minor
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Widely known for his poetry for television and the theatre. Tony Harrison has relished the formal demands of the sonnet. He talks about his own use of the form and discusses a sonnet of political protest by Milton.
Towards the Millennium
Robert Ziegler introduces a special edition of the programme with music from the fifties, recorded last
Sunday at the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham.
Nigel Robson (tenor) Colin Lilley (flute)
Sascha Johnson (percussion) BEAST Birmingham Contemporary
Music Group/Daniel Harding Stockhausen Zyklus for percussion
Cage Aria for solo voice; Fontana mix
Berlo Sequenza I for solo flute
Stravinsky In memoriam Dylan Thomas
Varese Poeme électronique Messiaen Oiseaux exotiques Malcolm Upkln
Plus the first broadcast of the composer's new Oboe Concerto, a BBC commission.
Gareth Hulse (oboe) London Chamber
Symphony, conductor Odaline de la Martinez Producers Jeremy Hayes and Alan Hall
Roderic Dunnett presents the second in this series of extracts from British operas from 1710-1810.
Thomas Ame Alfred (1753 version)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Nicholas Kraemer