With Andrew McGregor.
Taverner Western Wynde Mass
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
6.35 Grieg Violin Sonata No 1 in F, Op 8 Augustin Dumay ,
Maria-Joao Pires (piano)
7.05 Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue, Op 87 No 14
Tatiana Nikolaeva (piano)
7.39 Bantock Celtic Symphony Royal Philharmonic, conductor Vernon Handley
8.05 Puccini Tua Madre (La Rondine) Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Placido
Domingo (tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
8.38 Goldschmidt Cello Concerto
Yo-Yo Ma, Montreal Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit Editor Andrew Lyle
With Penny Gore.
Gliere Concert Waltz, Op 90 BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vasili Sinaisky
9.06 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 12 No 2 Zino Francescatti , Robert Casadesus (piano)
9.22 Grieg Incidental music: Sigurd Jorsalfar
Kjell Magnus Sandve (tenor), Gosta Ohlin Vocal Ensemble,
Pro Musica Chamber Choir,
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Producer Tony Cheevers t Discs
With Edward Blakeman.
Artist of the Week:
Peter Pears (tenor)
Schubert Das Fischermadchen
Auf dem Wasser zu Singen Benjamin Britten (piano)
10.05 Chausson Poeme
Olivier Charlier (violin),
French National Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
10.20 Bach Cantata No 108: Es 1st
Euch Gut, Dass Ich Hingehe
Lilian Bennigsen (alto), Peter Pears (tenor), Keith Engen (bass), Munich Bach Choir, Munich State Opera Orchestra, conductor Karl Richter
10.40 Hahn Ninette ; Soleil dautomne;
Chanson de Midi; Sonatine in C
Stephen Coombs (piano)
11.25 Britten Peter Grimes (Acts 1 and 3, excerpts)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conducted by the Composer Producer Edward Blakeman
The Haydn Revival, 1932-96 In 1800, Haydn was the most famous composer in Europe, but by 1900 his stock was at an all-time low. Richard Wigmore traces his steady comeback in the company of HC Robbins Landon. Today's discs were beacons in the general gloom of the thirties and forties.
Symphony No 86 in D
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bruno Walter
String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2 Pro Arte Quartet
Summer (excerpt) (The Seasons) Trude Eipperle (soprano),
Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic , conductor Clemens Krauss
Producer Nick Morgan
Repeated Monday 11.30pm
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From St John 's, Smith
Stravinsky The Soldier's Tale
English version by Paul Griffiths.
Nash Ensemble , conductor Thomas Ades
Repeated Sunday 6.30pm
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth , Stephen Hough (piano)
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Shostakovich Symphony No 5
In this six-part series, Russell Davies traces the career of jazz saxophonist and clarinettist Sidney Bechet.
4: The Sheik of Araby. In the early forties, the jazz revival started to take off, and Bechet made a series of successful recordings. Repeated Friday 12.30am
With Anthony Rooley. Rachel Podger (violin),
Timothy Roberts (fortepiano)
Mozart Violin Sonata in E flat, K302;
Violin Sonata in F, K377 Producer Lindsay Kemp Repeated from Thursday
Icons of the Decades
The Fifties. Tommy Pearson looks at the impact that Buddy Holly had on the fifties. He talks to Philip Norman , author of Buddy, the Biography. Producer Chris Wines. WEB SITE: htttp//www.bbcnc.org.uk/music_machine/
With Chris de Souza, including
5.19 Bach, orch Eigar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
National Youth Orchestra, conductor Christopher Seaman
5.43 Hindemith Overture to "The
Flying Dutchman", as Played at Sight by an Amateur Orchestra Buchberger Quartet
6.05 Uszt St Francis of Paola
Walking on the Water (Legends) Leslie Howard (piano)
6.30 Beethoven Incidental music:
Bodil Arnesen (soprano), Helga Lehner (speaker), Berlin Radio Symphony Choir and Orchestra, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Producer Ray Abbott
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Mairi Nicolson introduces the second of two concerts, given yesterday in Manchester's Bridgewater Hall.
Halle Orchestra, conductor Ole Schmidt ,
Martin Jones (piano) Sibelius En Saga
Grainger Suite on Danish Folk
Tunes; Paraphrase on Tchaikovsky's "Flower Waltz"
Nielsen Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable
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Five programmes exploring the impact on western imagination of the creation of the aeroplane and recalling the wonder, terror and passion of the early pioneers who were seemingly cheating gravity, time and death with their newly realised dream.
1: The Fanatic of Flight: Wilbur Wright For onlookers, Wright was a poet of flight, a man inspired. However, the reality contrasted starkly and was distinctly unheroic. Producer Mark Burman
Including Bridge Phantasie Quartet in F minor
Continuing the programmes to mark his 60th birthday, Tony Harrison reads his powerful poem inspired by a newspaper photograph of a charred Iraqi soldier during the Gulf War.
Harrowing, touching and humorous, the poem gives voice to all victims of 20th-century war. Other poems by Harrison will be read between programmes through the week.
lain Burnside takes a look at some songs of youth and adolescence in another of his irreverent compilations of songs from all eras. Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 2.30pm
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Philip Tagney
MUSIC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 652
Preludes: in G, Op 32 No 5: in E flat, Op 23 No 6; in G minor, Op 23 No 5; Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Repeated from last Monday
The second of two programmes in which Digby Fairweather remembers some unsung British players. Producer Terry Carter
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Schubert Winterreise and other lieder, performed by Hermann Prey (baritone) and Gunther Weissenborn and Gerald Moore (pianos) in historic recordings from the fifties.
2.35 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050 Erika Sebok (flute), Zsuzsa Pertis (harpsichord), Franz Liszt CO/Janos Rolla (violin)
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 The Song Tree
3.45 Stories and Rhymes 3.55
Together Stories 4.10 Singing Together
4.30 Revised Higher History