With Humphrey Carpenter , including Schubert Five Minuets and Six Trios,
0891 Musici de Montreal, conductor Yuli Turovsky
7.25 Bach Harpsichord Concerto in G minor, BWV1058
Robert Woolley , Purcell Quartet
7.50 Weinberger Schwanda the Bagpiper (Polka; Fugue) Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
8.30 Gershwin Piano Concerto in F
London Symphony Orchestra, director Andre Previn (piano) Producer Edwina Wolstencroft
With Jonathan Swain.
9.00 Building a Library
Roderick Swanston compares the currently available recordings of Purcell's stage works. Roger Nichols reviews new orchestral releases, including Ravel from Bernard Haitink , Gounod from Neville Marriner , and Stravinsky from Valery Gergiev. Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm
Ravel Alborada del Gracioso
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
10.25 Gounod Symphony No 1 in D Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
10.52 Faure, orch Gaubert Romance Chantal Juillet (violin),
Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
11.00 Ravel La Valse
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Patrick O'Connor investigates some of the treasures from the Preiser label, including performances of Wagner from the 1940s with singers such as Set Svanholm and Paul
Schoffler, Strauss's opera Daphne with Maria Reining in the title role, and Strauss accompanying singers in his own songs.
Producers Clive Portbury and Susan Kenyon E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Michael Berkeley's guest this week is poet and journalist Blake Morrison, whose delving into the darker side of human nature recently produced As If, his acclaimed book on the infamous murder of toddler James Bulger. Morrison recently collaborated with composer Gavin Bryars on the opera Dr Ox's Experiment - which will be broadcast this Wednesday - and has provided a new translation for a staged version of Mahler's Kindertotenlieder. Both composers feature in his choice of music, together with a variety of works, from Schubert to Stevie Wonder.
Executive producer Wendy Thompson Repeated tomorrow 6.30pm
Leopold String Trio
Dohnanyl Serenade, Op 10
Beethoven String Trio in G, Op 9 No 1 Repeated from Monday
David Mellor explores the recorded legacy of great artists of the past. The playing of the Russian cellist Daniil Shafran captivated
Steven Isserlis when, as a boy, he heard his cello teacher give a lecture about him. A product of the Soviet system, Shafran managed to preserve a full-blooded Russian romanticism, though he was too individual for some tastes, as Isserlis found when he brought Shafran to England shortly before his death. With excerpts from: Debussy, arr Gurt Petite Suite Anton Ginzburg (piano)
Tchaikovsky The Seasons Nina Musinian (piano)
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821
Lydia Pecherskaya (piano)
Kabalevsky Cello Concerto No 1 All-Union Radio Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
Estonian Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Prokofiev Symphony-Concerto USSR SO, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
The fifth of six programmes in which Edward Seckerson talks to great opera singers about how they approach the challenge of playing major operatic roles. American soprano Dawn Upshaw talks about her role as Anne Trulove in Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress and how it contrasts with Broadway musicals.
Langlais Incantation pour un Jour Saint Dupre Cortege et Litanie, Op 19 Durufle Prélude sur I'lntroit de
Epiphanie Boellmann Versets sur "L'Adoro Te"
Demessleux Rorate Caeli , Op 8 No 1; Adeste Fideles, Op 8 No 2; Te Deum, Op 11
With Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Derek Drescher Discs
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In the final programme, American singer Tony Bennett and his long-time musical director Ralph Sharon talk to Mel Hill about their modus operandithe selection of material, tempi and keys, the choice of arranger, and the structure of their concerts.
Producer Derek Drescher. Rptd Friday 11.30pm
In Strauss's first opera - set in 13th-century Germany - Guntram is a minnesinger, a freedom-loving composer-poet who combats the tyranny of Duke Robert, falls in love with Robert's wife Freihild and finally renounces the world.
HUBERT DANY (bass). CINVENT LECORNIER (bass) Chorus of Radio France,
French National Orchestra, conductor Christof Perick
First young man:
Second young man:
A recital by the Canadian pianist given last year at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.
Bach French Suite No 5 in G, BWV816 Brahms Three Intermezzi, Op 117 7 Uszt Fantasia and Fugue on the Theme BACH
Schubert Sonata in B flat, D960
Conductor Matthias Bamert
Frank Martin Passacaglia
Michael Haydn Symphony in D Martin The Four Elements
Joan Bakewell chairs the revival of the classic discussion programme. originally launched in 1941 on BBC radio's Home Service, in which leading minds in the fields of art, science, religion and philosophy debate important philosophical questions. With Dr Theodore Zeldin ,
Professor Steven Rose , Angela Tilby and Ben Okri. Producer Amanda Hancox
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Continuing the American season, Jazz on 3 presents a concert by drummer Paul Motian 's trio, featuring Bill Frisell on guitar and Joe Lovano on saxophone, recorded at London's Barbican Centre earlier this year.
Motian began his career in mid-fifties New York and played extensively with Bill Evans and Paul Bley in the late fifties and early sixties. Frequently associated with bassist Charlie
Haden and pianist Keith Jarrett , he has led his own groups since 1977. Also tonight, writer and photographer Val Wilmer remembers the important musicians among the passengers on the Empire Windrush 50 years ago.
Producers Lyn Champion and Steve Shepherd
With Donald Macleod.
1.15 Berlin Philharmonic , conductor Mariss Jansons , Waltraud Meier (soprano)
Chausson Poeme de /'Amour et de la
Mer Strauss An Alpine Symphony
2.55 Machaut Longuement Me Sui Tenus (Lai de Bonne Esperance)
Oxford Camerata/Jeremy Summerly
3.20 Schubert String Quintet in C. D956 Martin Chaulifour and Misha Keylin (violins), Erika Eckert (viola),
Young-Chang Cho , Judith Glyde (cellos)
4.10 Einar Englund Piano Concerto No 2 Eero Heinonen , Finnish RSO, conductor Ulf Soderblom
5.05 Donizetti Sinfonia for Wind
Bratislava Chamber Harmony
5.20 Fredrik Pacius Violin Concerto
Jorma Rahkonen , Finnish RSO, conductor Okko Kamu
5.50 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op 46 No 2 James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton (piano duet)