With Andrew McGregor , including
Mozart Idomeneo: Ballet Music No 2
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
6.15 Mozart Flute Concerto in G,
Jonathan Snowden ,
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
7.03 Handel Suite No 5 in E,
HWV430 (Harmonious Blacksmith) Murray Perahia (piano)
7.32 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 2 Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor Ari Rasilainen
8.05 Rosenthal Carnival of Vienna
Piers Lane (piano)
8.44 lbert Divertissement
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
With Peter Hobday.
Hoist A Somerset Rhapsody London Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Boult
9.09 Handel Concerto Grosso in D,
HWV335a Leslie Pearson (organ),
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
9.20 Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ)
Simon Preston (organ), Berlin Philharmonic, conductor James Levine
With Stephanie Hughes , including music by Debussy, Nadia Boulanger and Copland.
Artists of the Week:
Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 71 No 3
10.23 Beethoven Serenade in D,
Op 25 Susan Milan (flute), Levon Chilingirian (violin), Louise Williams (viola)
10.47 Beethoven, transcr Liszt An die Feme Geliebte
Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
11.11 Masterprize Carl Vine
Descent (Metropolis: the Workers' View) BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Lionel Friend
11.23 Wilfred Josephs Concerto for Light Orchestra Ulster Orchestra, conductor Gabriel Chmura
11.36 Walton Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten London Philharmonic, conductor Bryden Thomson
11.52 Britten Canticle V: The Death of Saint Narcissus
Philip Langridge (tenor), Osian Ellis (harp)
With Geoffrey Baskerville. By the time he reached 50, Le Beau
Dussek no longer cut the dashing figure of his youth. He was drinking too much, experimenting with stimulants, and had grown obese. But despite spending much of his time in bed, he still managed to write some of his deepest and most affecting music.
Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 77 (L'lnvocation)
Rudolf Firkusny Duo in F, Op 73
Kyung-Hee Kim (harp),
Laure Colladant (fortepiano) Repeated next Friday 11.30pm
I From St George's,
Brandon Hill , Bristol. Chris de Souza introduces familiar works in less familiar guises, with transcriptions, arrangements and alternative versions of original compositions. Haffner Ensemble Mozart Adagio and Allegro for a Musical Clock, K594; Andante for a Musical Clock, K616
Berkeley, after Bach Re-Inventions Bizet, arr Davies Jeux d'Enfants
The Highways and Byways of Lied Leo Black recalls memorable events and personalities from his years as a BBC music producer, including a concert given in 1962 to celebrate the opening of Coventry's new cathedral with music by Mendelssohn and Brahms, and Beethoven's Elegischer Gesang. The performers were Heather Harper
(soprano), Janet Baker (mezzo), John Mitchinson (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone) and the Martin Quartet. Schubert's anniversary year is celebrated with Ian Partridge singing Sei Mir Gegrusst , and Gyorgy Pauk (violin) and Peter Frankl (piano) performing the Fantasy in C, D934. There is a tribute to Welsh soprano Mary Thomas , who died earlier this year, including her performance of Dallapiccola's Quattro Liriche di
Antonio Machado with the composer at the piano. Plus the songs of Eisler, and Krenek's cantata Durch die Nacfit with the Wigmore Ensemble, conductor Jacques-Louis Monod. Producer Vicky Whitaker
REQUESTS: to hear a memorable broadcast from the archive send a request to:
Paul Guinery , Room 4005, Broadcasting House Extension, London W1A 1AA
Celebrating the Glory of the Voice Introduced by George Pratt.
To the Unknown Goddess. A concert celebrating composer Barbara Strozzi given in July in the Guildhall, York. Catherine Bott (soprano),
Paula Chateauneuf (chitarrone), Frances Kelly (harp),
Timothy Roberts (harpsichord) Ardo in Tacito Foco; L'Amante Segreto; Gite o Giorni Dolenti; Appresso ai Molli Argenti Repeated from yesterday 10pm
4: Really Odd Numbers. Verity Sharp takes five, dances to the most irrational rhythms, and ends up in a very strange loop.
The remarkable scores of such film classics as Dr Zhivago, A Passage to India and Lawrence of Arabia were integral to the making of the movies. As a new season of David Lean films begins at the Barbican Centre,
Humphrey Carpenter discusses how important music was to the director with biographer Kevin Brownlow. Music tonight includes Barber's Violin Concerto.
From St David 's Hall, Cardiff, a contribution to the BBC at
Anne Evans (soprano),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'un Faune
Wagner, orch Motti Wesendonk-Lieder
8.05 Shostakovich's Leningrad
Gerard McBurney explores the city that shaped so much of Shostakovich's music.
8.25 Shostakovich Symphony No 10
Five specially commissioned poems blending words and sound.
5: Hopewell Haiku. By Paul Muldoon.
Andrew Sparling presents a concert recorded last Sunday by the improvising trio Dangerous Kitchen, featuring Stan Sulzmann on saxophones and flutes, and Simon Allen and Martin Pyne on percussion. They are joined by the Kitchen Unit in a sequence of solos, duos and group improvisations at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, including new compositions by Sulzmann, Pyne and Tony Hymas and the first performance of Bluetime, a homage to late-night jazz broadcasts by Ian Gardiner. Producer Alan Hall
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Behind the Façade With Sandy Burnett. Façade 2
Peggy Ashcroft and Jeremy Irons (speakers), London Sinfonietta, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Battle in the Air (Film music: Battle of Britain)
London Philharmonic, conductor Carl Davis
Kenneth Sillito , Hamish Milne (piano) Orb and Sceptre March
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Charles Groves
Repeated from last Friday
A look at the tradition of vocal quartets. Repeated from Saturday 6pm
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Handel Agrippina
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
4.50 Bach Cello Suites Nos 3, 4 and 5 Jaap ter Linden (Baroque cello)
von Otter (mezzo)