With Andrew McGregor , including Bach French Suite No 6 in E,
BWV817 7 Angela Hewitt (piano)
6.20 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody
No 1 Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.04 Massenet Cinderella (Waltz) RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
7.32 Warlock Capriol Suite Nash Ensemble , director Martyn Brabbins
8.05 Sarasate Introduction and Tarantella Sarah Chang (violin), Charles Abramovic (piano)
8.32 Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C. K46 7 Stephen Kovacevich , LSO, conductor Colin Davis
With Peter Hobday.
Herold Overture: Zampa
NBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arturo Toscanini
9.09 Cherublnl Horn Sonata No 2 in F Barry Tuckwell ,
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
9.16 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
9.35 Dussek Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 61 (Elegie Harmonique)
Andras Staier (fortepiano)
9.52 Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat Columbia SO, conductor Bruno Walter Discs
A daily series in which leading artists talk revealingly about their music-making and careers to Joan Bakewell. Today Dame Joan Sutherland talks about her association with Verdi, and, in particular, her interpretation of Gilda in Rigoletto and Violetta in La Traviata.
Pope Sixtus IV ordered the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican to be built to demonstrate his wealth and power, and Papal control was absolute, even extending to the musical repertoire that was sung in the chapel. Allegri's Miserere was jealously guarded until the young
Mozart transcribed it from memory. And although Palestrina was only employed at the Sistine Chapel for a few months, music such as his Missa
Papae Marcelli provided a respected model for centuries to come.
Bruce Wood explores the music of Germany's first great composer. 4: The Caged Lion
The end of the Thirty Years' War brought a spate of new publications from Schutz, but the conditions of his everyday professional life often drove him to frustration and anger. Bruce Wood introduces works from three very different collections - his second and third books of Symphoniae Sacrae and his Sacred Choral Music, together with music by some of his pupils.
Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm
The first of six programmes in which Piers Burton-Page explores the wealth of smaller-scale operas created by 20th-century composers. 1: The Beginnings - England Hoist Savitri
Purcell Singers, English Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Imogen Holst
Vaughan Williams The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains
Corydon Singers, City of London
Sinfonia, conductor Matthew Best Producer Peter Tanner
Satvayan, her husband:
Voice of a bird:
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Dvorak Overture: Carnival
Sibelius Karelia Suite
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Conductor Tadaaki Otaka , Mayumi Fujikawa (violin)
Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 1 Conductor David Atherton
Glazunov Symphony No 4 in E flat Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Penny Gore introduces a recital by the Norwegian violinist Per Enoksson , who, with pianist Kathryn Stott , includes the first performance of an early, unfinished sonata by Bridge. Bridge, compl Hindmarsh Violin Sonata (first performance) Ravel Violin Sonata in G Paganlni , arr Szymanowski Three Caprices
Producer Paul Hindmarsh
These You Have Loathed
Verity Sharp talks to saxophonist John Harle.
Sean Rafferty tries out a new . interactive music course in association with Trinity College of Music, and introduces classic recordings by Thomas Beecham , Vladimir Ashkenazy and Maria Callas. There's also a legendary recording of Tchaikovsky's
Variations on a Rococco Theme, with cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and Gennadi Rozhdestvensky conducting the Leningrad Philharmonic at 6.40.
A performance of Haydn's last oratorio, The Seasons, given in 1996 in Birmingham's Symphony Hall. Christiane Oeize (soprano),
John Mark Ainsley (tenor), David Thomas (baritone), City of Birmingham
Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
Haydn The Seasons
A five-part guide to contemporary English fiction. 4: Battler Britain
A return to the Second World War in the company of leading novelists who still find inspiration - and comfort - in Britain's finest hour.
Anthony Rooley introduces highlights of a concert of early English polyphony and chant given at last year's Birmingham Early Music
Festival by the hugely successful
American ensemble Anonymous 4. Producer Lindsay Kemp Repeated tomorrow 4pm
The work of Nobel Prize-winning writer Kenzaburo Oe was transformed in the sixties by a visit to Hiroshima, when its tone became more personal and engaged.
Humphrey Carpenter discusses his most recent work in the light of the British publication of A Quiet Life, a story of family relationships told through the voice of Ma-Chan. Her father is a famous novelist, her brother possesses a magical gift for music composition, but she is soon to lead the family. Night Waves 'tour of some of the world's more unusual arts festivals reaches Ghana.
And poet Sean O'Brien offers a personal view as Antony Gormley 's controversial sculpture Angel of the North finally gets its wings. Producer Fiona Bailey
Brian Morton looks at animals, monsters, nursery rhymes and lullabies in his continuing exploration of 20th-century American art song. Copland Ching-a-Ring Chaw
Theodore Chanler The Children; Once upon a Time; Moo Is a Cow (The Children)
Lee Holby Jabberwocky
Meredith Monk Eva 's Song Cage Five Songs
Irving Fine The Duck and the Yak Ives , arr Adams Down East
Copland The Little Horses; The Golden Willow Tree; I Bought Me a Cat
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Repeated from last Thursday
Digby Fairweather talks to
Robert Gottlieb about his collection of jazz writings, Reading Jazz.
With Penny Gore.
1.00 Rachmanlnov The Rock;
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Symphony No 2 in E minor
Irish National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Anissimov , Hugh Tinney (piano)
2.45 Rautavaara Die Erste Elegie Finnish Radio Chamber Choir, conductor Eric-Olof Soderstrom
3.00 Grieg Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 7 Ilka Paananen
3.20 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 2 Danish RSO/Michael Schonwandt
4.00 Kozeluth Sonata la Chasse
Gert Oost (organ)
4.20 Gerard Bunk Symphonic
Legend, Op 29 Pieter van Dijk (organ)
5.00 Sequence Music by Uadov,
Goldmark and Sor, plus 5.20 Bach
Cantata No 189: Meine Seele Ruhmt und Preist Guy de Mey (tenor), Accademia Daniel 5.40
Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in D minor, Op 65 No 6 Martti Miettinen