With Andrew McGregor.
Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2 (Fifths) The Lindsays
6.27 Debussy Printemps
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
7.03 Beethoven Overture: Egmont London Philharmonic. conductor Klaus Tennstedt
7.41 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
London Classical Players, director Roger Norrington
8.05 Gershwin, transcr Gibbons Overture: Girl Crazy Jack Gibbons (piano)
8.32 Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto in C, K299
Emmanuel Pahud , Marie-Pierre Langlamet , Berlin Philharmonic , conductor Claudio Abbado
With Peter Hobday.
Schubert Overture: Rosamunde
Chamber Orchestra of Europe. conductor Claudio Abbado
10.30 Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Gustav Leonhardt (organ)
10.38 Gluck Dance of the Blessed
Academy of Ancient Music. director Christopher Hogwood
10.46 Uszt Transcendental Studies
Gyorgy Cziffra (piano) Discs
With Mary Miller.
Robert Burns Scots Wha Hae
10.04 BBC Masterprize:
Gasparlnl Through the Looking Glass BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. conductor Alexander Titov
10.25 Rubinstein Barcarolle No 4
Leslie Howard (piano)
10.31 Artist of the Week:
Thomas Hampson (baritone) Mahler Ruckert Lieder
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.53 Beethoven Cello Sonata in A,
David Watkin. Howard Moody (piano)
11.22 Sibelius Luonnotar
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. conductor Osmo Vanska
11.33 Mahler Lieder eines
Thomas Hampson (baritone),
Vienna Philharmonic , conductor
11.55 Robert Burns Ay, Waukin, 0 Tony Cuffe
5: Among the Ancients
With Rodney Milnes. Back to biblical times and beyond with Massenet's setting of Flaubert's Hemdiade, an influential forerunner of Wilde and Strauss's setting of the Salome story, and Thais, the most psychologically penetrating of his operas. Plus a brief taste of his treatment of Elektra before Strauss got his hands on her.
Discs Repeated next Friday 11.30pm
From Studio 7, Manchester Fitzwilliam Quartet:
Lucy Russell and Jonathon Sparey (violins), Alan George (viola), Daniel Yeadon (cello)
Haydn Seven Last Words on the Cross
The first of two Schubert editions of piano music and string quartets in studio recordings by distinguished Schubertians of 25 years ago. The Melos Quartet of Stuttgart, near the beginning of their career in this country, made a series of all the quartets for Radio 3.
Stephen Plaistow introduces three early ones. no less characteristic of Schubert than the later ones. He also pays tribute to the pianist
Maria Donska. a pupil of Schnabel, who died last year.
Schubert String Quartet in D, D94; Piano Piece in E flat, D946 No 2:
Piano Sonata in C, D840 (Reliquie); String Quartet in C, D46; Andantino Varie in B minor, D823 No 2 (Edith Vogel and James Gibb , piano duet); String Quartet in B flat, D112
Chris de Souza introduces a concert celebrating the musical life of late-18th-century London. Songs by Stephen Storace , William Shield and others are mixed with harp solos by Jean-Baptiste Krumpholz and Jan Ladislav Dussek in performances by Musica Fabula: Sarah Pillow
(soprano) and Jan Walters (harp). Repeated from yesterday 10pm
Liverpool and Manchester
Tommy Pearson tries to discover whether the bands that have come out of Manchester in the past few years have their own distinctive
Manchester sound. He compares the sounds of groups like Take That, Oasis, ABC and Happy Mondays.
Sean Rafferty 's guests Fretwork talk about their new CD, which traces the avant-garde in music from Christopher Tye to Elvis Costello. Music includes
6.40 Mozart's Violin Sonata in B flat,
K207. played by Arthur Grumiaux.
The first of three concerts from the Royal Festival Hall,
London, featuring a number of important and rarely heard works.
Tonight a programme of early works, including one of the composer's wittiest ballet scores.
London Philharmonic, conductor Alexander Lazarev , Vadim Repin (violin), Simon Callow (narrator) Prokofiev Dreams. Op 6; Violin Concerto No 1
8.05 A Portrait of Prokofiev
A tireless and meticulous worker. enthusiastic chess player and warm family man ... what was Prokofiev really like?
8.25 Prokofiev Chout (Tale of the Buffoon)
Next programme Monday 7.30pm
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Susan Marling presents the last of five programmes visiting great houses. What is the future of domestic architecture? Will it be low-tech greenhouses and a return to basic materials, or will the architectural pursuit of the ever lighter, more transparent box mean that high-tech solutions prevail?
Cutting-edge architects predict the 21st century.
Stephen Pratt introduces the first of three reports from this year's festival, focusing tonight on the UK debuts of two ensembles from
Scandinavia. The virtuoso
Kammarensemblen from Sweden and their conductor
Tommy Andersson include world premieres of works by Karin Rehnqvlst and Christer Lindwall. The Cikada Trio -
Hilde Torgersen (mezzo),
Bjorn Rabben (percussion) and Kenneth Karisson (piano) - combine recent Norwegian music with the first performance of a festival commision from James Clarke.
Producer Paul Hindmarsh
Endings. John Deathridge looks at Strauss's final years and offers a re-evaluation of the motivation behind his last works.
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan Moonlight Serenade (Capriccio) Munich Radio Orchestra. conducted by the Composer Four Last Songs
Lisa Delia Casa (soprano), Vienna Philharmonic. conductor Karl Bohm Repeated from last Friday
In the seventh of eight programmes, Paul Oliver discusses field recordings of the black American folk songs made for the archives of the Library of Congress and now issued on Johnny Parth 's Document label.
The recordings were made mainly by John A Lomax and his son Alan, but there were significant contributions by other collectors, some of them African-Americans.
Repeated from Saturday 6pm
With Donald Macleod.
Continuing the Ring cycle from the 1997 Bayreuth Festival. Wagner Die Walkure
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra. conductor James Levine
5.10 Dvorak Symphony No 5 in F Czech Philharmonic. conductor Vladimir Valek