With Andrew McGregor , who begins a complete cycle of the Beethoven string quartets.
Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 18 Nol
Alban Berg Quartet
6.30 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Oleg Maisenberg , Vienna Chamber Orchestra, conductor Sandor Vegh
7.05 Arnold Brass Quintet No 1 Center City Quintet
7.32 Britten Canticle No II: Abraham and Isaac
Jean Rigby (contralto), Philip Langridge (tenor), Steuart Bedford (piano)
8.05 Paganini Caprice in A minor, Op I No 24
8.35 Victoria Missa Trahe Me, Post Te Westminster Cathedral Choir, director
Gershwin Variations on "I Got Rhythm" Earl Wild (piano),
Boston Pops Orchestra, conductor Arthur Fiedler
9.08 Copland Letter from Home St Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
9.15 Loewe Edward
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Jorg Demus (piano)
9.21 Schubert Symphony No 2 in B flat Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
With Mark Rowlinson.
Stanford Irish Rhapsody No 2 in F minor Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
10.16 Artists of the Week:
Leeds Piano Competition Winners Brahms Two Rhapsodies, Op 79 Radu Lupu
10.33 Schubert String Trio in B flat, D581
Beethoven Trio of London: Pavlo
Beznosiuk (violin), Jeremy Williams (viola), Richard Tunnicliffe (cello)
10.50 Respighi Nebbie Linda Finnie (mezzo), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Richard Hickox
10.55 Mozart Andante and Variations in G, K501
Murray Perahia and Radu Lupu (pianos)
11.05 Roussel Bacchus and Ariadne
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
11.49 Piccinini Toccata XI
Castaidi Un Bocconcino di Fantasia
Paula Chateauneuf (chitarrone)
11.56 Rachmaninov Etude-Tableau in A minor, Op 39 No 6
Murray Perahia (piano)
With Susan Sharpe. Dvorak composed a song-cycle for the first time in 1865 as a response to an unrequited love. Over 20 years later, he arranged a dozen of these songs for string quartet.
Cypresses, Nos 14-18 Philip Langridge (tenor), Radoslav Kvapil (piano) Cypresses, Nos 10-12 Prague Quartet
Piano Quintet in A, Op 5
Jan Panenka (piano), Panocha Quartet Discs
Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Yoav Talmi ,
Inger Dam-Jensen (soprano)
Mozart Overture: Don Giovanni
Strauss Standchen , Op 17 No 2;
Wiegenlied, Op 41 No 1; Ich WollV ein Strausslein Binden ; Sausle,
Liebe Myrthe ; Amor (Brentano Lieder, Op 68) Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor
Penny Gore introduces a recital by Vanessa Latarche (piano).
Mendelssohn Preludes and Fugues, Op 35: No 2 in D; No 3 in B minor Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18 Grieg Sonata in E minor, Op 7 Repeated from yesterday 10.00pm
Dong-Suk Kang (violin)
Bach, orch Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV537
Conductor Edward Downes
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Conductor Sachio Fujioka
Elgar Symphony No 2 in E flat Conductor Edward Downes
Words for Music
Tommy Pearson considers how styles have developed in the last 40 years of British popular music song texts.
Leeds International Piano
Last week, 94 young pianists from all over the world arrived in Leeds to compete in the 12th triennial competition. In the first of three special editions, presenter
Mairi Nicolson is joined by Fanny Waterman , the co-founder and guiding force behind the competition for 33 years.
Between 6.00 and 7.00, lain Burnside presents his selection of highlights from the first round of semi-final recitals, which took place yesterday in the university's Great Hall. Producer Paul Hindmarsh
From the Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow.
Two accomplished pianists join forces for a recital of Romantic French and German piano music.
Marc-Andre Hamelin gives a rare performance of Dukas's sonata and is joined by Piers Lane after the interval for a Brahms sonata which may seem familiar: it is the composer's own arrangement of his piano quintet.
Marc-Andre Hamelin and Piers Lane
Dukas Sonata in E flat minor
8.20 The Cartography of Thought David Gascoyne on the Art of Verse Translation
David Gascoyne knew most of the great French poets of this century - including Paul Eluard , Andre Breton and Pierre-Jean Jouve - and introduced many of them to readers of English through his translations. He has been honoured by the French government and his Selected Verse Translations will be published on his
80th birthday. He talks to Sean Street about the aims and limitations of this art and reads some examples.
8.40 Brahms Sonata in F minor for two pianos, Op 34b
Tim Parks introduces and reads from his new novel Europa. A coach carries a group of foreign teachers from an Italian university to the European
Parliament in Strasbourg to lodge a petition. Thirty students have been encouraged to go along. The teachers are mostly men and the students mostly women.
BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor David Porcelijn
Keuris Symphonic Transformations Nordheim Magma
Intrigue, incest and bloody revelation open the first of a new season of the late-night cultural magazine as Richard Coles reports on the first night of The Oedipus Plays, directed by Sir Peter Hall. After a summer of debate about the ethics of abortion and fertility treatment, Night Waves asks whether professional philosophers have anything useful to say when it comes to real-life decision making. And
William Mival reviews on this evening's premiere of Colin Matthews 's new cello concerto for Mstislav
Producer Robyn Read
Historic recordings of Bach's instrumental music.
2: The Prewar Romantics
Leopold Stokowski talks about his Bach transcriptions.
Bach, arr Stokowski Prelude in B minor, BWV869 (Well-tempered Clavier) Philhadelphia Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
Bach Suite No 3 in C, BWV1009
Pablo Casais (cello)
Bach, arr Cortot Arioso (Concerto in F minor, BWV1056) Alfred Cortot (piano)
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D Alfred Cortot (piano), Roger Cortet (flute), Jacques Thibaud (violin), Paris Conservatoire Chamber
Repeated from last Tuesday
With Digby Fairweather. A studio set from the Bill Le Sage Quintet.
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Peter Serkin (piano), Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Seiji Ozawa
Reger Piano Concerto in F minor Strauss An Alpine Symphony
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Listen and Write! 4.10 In the News 4.30
Hop, Skip and Jump 4.45 Anns a' Bhad