Paul Guinery 's selection today includes excerpts from Machaut's Messe de Notre Dame performed by the Oxford Camerata, director Jeremy Summerly , at 7.00, 7.53, 8.18 and 8.45.
7.17 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622 BBC NOW, director Antony Pay (basset clarinet)
7.46 Reich Clapping Music David and Sadie Hocket
8.00 Bach Cantata No 55: Ich Armer
Sundenknecht Peter Schreier (tenor), Leipzig
University Choir, New Bach Collegium Musicum, conductor Max Pommer
8.14 Byrd A Voluntary Glenn Gould (piano)
8.24 Gibbons Pavan and Galliard
(Lord of Salisbury) Glenn Gould (piano)
8.30 Anders Hillborg Muoayiyoum St Jacob 's Chamber Choir, conductor Gary Graden Producer Antony Pitts
Richard Stilgoe joins Fiona Talkington to look at what's on Radio 3 this week.
Fasch Concerto in D English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
9.12 Charles Ancliffe Waltz : Nights of Gladness New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
9.18 Paderewski Menuet Célèbre,
Op 14 No 1 Moura Lympany (piano)
9.23 Lotti Crucifixus The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
9.27 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Tale of Tsar Saltan Philharmonia, conductor Paul Kletzki
9.47 Artists of the Week:
Dvorak Two Waltzes, Op 54
9.54 Scarlatti Sonatas: in D, Kk430; in D minor, Kk4; in G, Kkl3 Glenn Gould (piano)
10.00 Puccini La Boheme (excerpts) Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Jussi Bjorling (tenor), RCA Victor Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.16 Mendelssohn String Symphony No 6 in E flat Concerto Koln
10.37 Dowland What If I Never Speed? Me, Me and None But Me; Come Again Sweet Love Doth Now Invite Alfred Deller (countertenor), Desmond Dupre (lute)
10.46 Finzi Clarinet Concerto
Andrew Marriner ,
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
11.22 Byrd Mass for Four Voices (Sanctus; Benedictus; Agnus Dei)
Tallis Scholars , director Peter Phillips
11.30 Composer of the Week: Dussek Harp Sonata in E flat Elinor Bennett
11.46 Bach Magnificat in D, BWV243 Barbara Bonney (soprano), Birgit Remmert (contralto), Rainer Trost (tenor), Olaf Bar (baritone), RIAS
Chamber Choir, CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra, conductor Peter Schreier Producer Brian Jackson
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Ivan Hewett reviews Joan Sutherland 's autobiography Prima Donna 's Progress; looks at a report on amateur music-making in this country; and investigates a new computer package called Vivace, which provides musicians with a readily available accompanist. Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Anthony Burton introduces the European Broadcasting
Union's celebration of the 1890s.
To commemorate the centenary of Brahms's death, the Vienna Brahms
Soloists perform his String Quintet No 2 in G, Op 111. Like Brahms, Hugo Wolf settled in Vienna. The lieder contained in the second volume of his Italian Songbook were composed in 1896. Soprano
Cornelia Hosp sings a selection, accompanied by David Coleman.
The Danish Radio Concert Orchestra perform orchestral music written by three representatives of Danish late romanticism.
Conductor Petter Sundkvist ,
Amalie Mailing (piano)
Horneman The Flight of the Muses
Otto Mailing Piano Concerto in C minor Lange-Muller At the Bosporus
Paul Gilson was an important figure in Belgian music, yet his ballet-pantomime La Captive, composed in the last years of the 19th century, has not been performed since its premiere in 1902. The BRTN
Frank Shipway , perform a suite from the ballet, and Debussy's Nocturnes.
Catherine Dubosc (soprano), Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor) and Noel Lee and Christian Ivaldi (pianos) present a recital of French songs and music for two pianos.
Faure Le Pas Espagnol (Dolly Suite) Debussy Fêtes Galantes
Satie Chansons de Cafe-Concert
Debussy Trois Chansons de Bilitis Faure Pleurs d'Or
Debussy, transcr Ravel Fetes (Nocturnes)
5.00 Czech Republic
Dvorak's Heroic Song was premiered on 4 December 1898, a time when
Czech music was moving towards more individual, creative writing. Leos Janacek wrote his cantata
Amarus in 1897, infusing it with the rhythms and intonations of the Moravian dialect.
Miroslav Kopp (tenor), Kuhn Mixed Chorus, Prague Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Valek
Jean Sibelius 's only opera is based on a Finnish tale about a maiden imprisoned in a castle by a bailiff. Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela;
The Maiden in the Tower
Jubilate Choir, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Ollila
Liapunov collected folk songs from many parts of Russia and worked them into several compositions, including the Solemn Overture on Russian Themes. Also in 1896, Scriabin was composing his only
Piano Concerto, premiered in 1898. Alexei Lubimov (piano),
Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
The British contribution is broadcast live from the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Des Knaben Wunderhom, an anthology of German folk poetry published in the first decade of the 19th century, dominated Mahler's song output at the end of the century. It is performed tonight by Jonathan Summers (baritone),
Louise Winter (mezzo) and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Paul Daniel.
The EBU Day concludes with a performance of two chamber works which look forward to the 20th century, Debussy's String Quartet in G minor of 1893 and Schoenberg's sextet Verklarte Nacht, written in the last month of 1899. The Leipzig
Quartet is joined by Hartmut Rohde (viola) and Christian Giger (cello). BBC producer Graham Dixon
Mistress of the Castle:
The first in a short season of new writing for radio. By Brad Fraser. This celebrated Canadian playwright's extraordinary radio debut examines gay relationships when they are going right and when they are going very, very wrong.
Director Hilary Norrish
Music for the Bride
All around the world, traditional songs and laments form a part of the wedding ceremony. In the first of two programmes, Veronica Doubleday introduces music for the bride's departure from her home. Producer John Thornley
Building a Ubrary
Revised repeat from yesterday 9am
With Donald Macleod.
1.15 Schubert Mass in A flat, D678; Symphony No 3 in D Vienna
Philharmonic/Riccardo Muti, Ruth Ziesak (soprano), Monica Bacelli
(contralto), Rainer Trost (tenor), Rene Pape (bass), Arnold Schoenberg Chorus
2.30 Ueder by Schumann and Brahms Performed by Elizabeth
Norberg-Schulz (soprano), Monica
Bacelli (mezzo) and Irwin Gage (piano)
3.05 Brahms String Sextet in B flat, Op 18 Vanbrugh Quartet, Philip de Groote (cello), Asdis Valdimarsdottir (viola)
3.50 Hungarian National Philharmonic/ Hans Vonk, Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat