Andrew McGregor with news, weather, travel and music, including Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in C, RV449
Paul Goodwin , English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
6.13 Delius Violin Sonata No 3
Tasmin Little, Piers Lane (piano)
7.03 Mozart Fantasia in F minor,
George Malcolm and Andras Schiff (fortepiano duet)
7.32 Dvorak The Wild Dove
Czech Philharmonic, conductor Vaclav Neumann
London Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Beecham
8.48 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 1 (Midsummer Vigil)
Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
Peter Hobday continues his exploration of music by Falla. Elgar Introduction and Allegro Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
9.16 Grand! 0 Intemerata
Charles Daniels (tenor), Timothy Roberts (organ),
Paula Chateauneuf (chitarrone)
9.22 Falla The Three-Cornered Hat
Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit Discs
With John Toal.
Telemann Overture-Suite in C
(Hamburger Ebbe und Fluth) The King's Consort, conductor Robert King
10.06 Schubert Auf dem Wasserzu
Singen; Gretchen am Spinnrade Felicity Lott (soprano),
Graham Johnson (piano)
10.14 Artist of the Week:
Conductor Neeme Jarvi
Glinka Valse-Fantaisie in B minor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
10.24 Glinka, transcr Balakirev The Lark
Gordon Fergus-Thompson (piano)
10.31 Sounding the Century:
Shchedrin Concerto for Orchestra
No 2 (Chimes)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Titov
10.41 Haydn Piano Trio in E, H XV 28 Patrick Cohen (piano), Erich Hobarth (violin), Christophe Coin (cello)
11.00 Henze Telemanniana
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gerd Albrecht
11.13 Dohnanyi Suite in the Old Style Martin Roscoe (piano)
11.30 Kodaly Suite: Hary Janos Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
3: Wagnerisms. Strauss's father detested Wagner, but his son eventually became a convert. John Deathridge assesses the influence of Wagner on Strauss. Guntram (excerpt)
Hungarian State Orchestra, conductor Eve Queler
Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm
( Goldberg Tenor)
From the Wigmore Hall, London.
Johannes Jess-Kropfitsch (piano), Elisabeth Jess-Kropfitsch (violin), Stefan Jess-Kropfitsch (cello) Haydn Piano Trio in F, H XV 2
Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, D898 TICKETS: phone (0171) [number removed]
Susan Sharpe invites listeners' requests for children's music. Producer Brian Jackson Discs
ADDRESS: Midweek Choice,
BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA.
FAX: (0171) [number removed].
From Lichfield Cathedral.
Introit: We Wait for Thy
Loving Kindness, 0 God (McKie) Responses (Smith)
Psalms 98, 99, 100 and 101 (Attwood, Murrill, Marshall)
First Lesson: Hosea 5, v8 - 6, v6 Canticles: Collegium Magdalenae Oxoniense (Leighton)
Second Lesson: Matthew 9, w 27-end
Anthem: My Soul, There Is a Country (Parry)
Hymn: Thine Arm, 0 Lord, In Days of Old (St Matthew)
Organ Voluntary: Symphony No 2 (1st mvt) (Vierne)
Organist and master of the choristers Andrew Lumsden.
Assistant organist Robert Sharpe.
With Sean Rafferty.
Tonight, Gramophone Award-winner Murray Perahia reveals how his new recording of Schumann's Piano
Concerto has unlocked his passion for music by this keyboard master. The feature on buildings and music continues. And music tonight includes Khachaturian's ballet about the revolt of Roman slaves,
Spartacus, with new releases at just after 7.00.
The Royal Concert
From the Barbican Hall,
Steven Isserlis (cello),
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yakov Kreizberg
Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor
8.15 Till the Unready
Edward de Souza reads the Cautionary Tale of a modern-day Eulenspiegel.
8.35 Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919)
Tates from the Stacks
The third of five reflections on libraries great and small in this country and abroad. The lost library of Alexandria is said to have contained around 400,000 manuscripts, many of which were accidentally burnt when
Julius Caesar was besieged in Alexandria. But what of the libraries of modern-day Egypt - do equally great treasures survive?
Choral music by Michael Tippett performed by the Finzi Singers, director Paul Spicer.
Penny Gore introduces a recital given by the Coull Quartet, with Ivo van der Werff (viola) and David Smith (cello). Mendelssohn Capriccio , Op 81 No 3 Brahms Stnng Sextet No 2 in G, Op 36 Producer Nigel Wilkinson Repeated tomorrow 4pm
The development of photography coincided with the dramatic expansion of the British Empire. The new art was of immediate practical use in surveying and mapping the new territories, but in his latest book, Picturing Empire, James Ryan argues that it was also a crucial expression of the ideologies of imperialism. Humphrey Carpenter discusses Ryan's views and reports on Welcome to Sarajevo,
Michael Winterbottom 's new film examining journalistic ethics in a war zone. Producer Rob Kettendge
Presented by Stephen Plaistow in conversation with the composer.
"The initial impetus to compose my highly virtuosic piano etudes was, above all, my own inadequate piano technique. And I absoloutely love to play piano, but only for myself. The etudes are thus the result of my own inability - the transformation of inadequacy into professionalism." Etudes Nos 7-10 (Book 2)
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) Three Fantasies after Friedrich
London Sinfonietta Voices, conductor Terry Edwards Horn Trio
Marie-Luise Neunecker (horn), Saschko Gawriloff (violin),
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) Repeated from last Wednesday
Digby Fairweather is joined by Paul Jones and Tony Russell to pay tribute to the last of the great blues
"shouters", Jimmy Witherspoon , who died in September.
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Prague Spring Festival
Prague Chamber Philharmonic, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Dvorak Legends; Biblical Songs
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)
2.35 Jesus Gurldi String Quartet No 1 in G Rabel Quartet
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 Radio Showcase 4.05 Primary Geography
4.20 Scottish Resources 10-12
4.40 Talking Points