With Petroc Trelawny. Music includes Mozart's Piano Concerto No 15 in B flat, K450, Korngold's Suite: Much Ado about Nothing and Stanford's haunting partsong The Blue Bird.
With Peter Hobday , featuring Debussy songs and vintage performances by Bruno Walter.
Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
9.20 Scarlatti Sonata in E, Kk531 Christophe Rousset (harpsichord)
9.24 Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Goran Sollscher (guitar),
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
9.47 Debussy Ariettes Oubliées Frederica von Stade (soprano), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
10.05 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military) Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Bruno Walter Producer Tony Cheevers
This week, Joan Bakewell talks to organist Gillian Weir. Today's programme discovers something of Gillian Weir the person, with music by Lefebure-Wely, Widor, Marchand and Camilleri.
Producer Martin Gifford
Schubert was 25 when he became aware that he had syphilis, the disease that would eventually kill him six years later. He was a torchbearer at Beethoven's funeral, and when drinking afterwards he proposed a toast to "the one of us who is first to follow after our Beethoven". Schubert died the following year.
Octet in F, D803 (3rd mvt) Nash Ensemble
String Quartet in D minor, 0810 (Death and the Maiden) (3rd mvt) Takacs Quartet
Winterreise (excerpts) Olaf Bar
(baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) (2nd mvt) Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Riccardo Muti
Producer Piers Burton-Page
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In the year of the 50th anniversary of Strauss's death, Anthony Burton presents a chronological survey of a composing career that lasted almost three-quarters of a century. The week's programmes mix familiar and unfamiliar works and include recordings made specially for the programme by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis.
1: 1876-88. This first programme traces Strauss's rapid progress from his first published work - a Festival March written at the age of 12 - via the Wind Serenade, a group of songs and the Violin Sonata, to his first great international success - the tone poem Don Juan , performed by the Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe. Producer Susan Kenyon
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight
From the Wigmore Hall, London, introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Peter Donohoe (piano)
Bach French Suite No 5 in G, BWV816
Beethoven Piano Sonata in A,
Op 2 No 2
Bartok Piano Sonata
Repeated Saturday lpm
This week featuring Brahms's symphonies and first piano concerto. BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductors Ion Marin and Tadaaki Otaka , Fabio Bidini (piano), Barbara Hendricks (soprano)
Liszt Les Preludes; Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat
Strauss Four Last Songs
Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor
George Bernard Shaw described the Welsh as "Italians in the rain". This week, Robert Lloyd explores the extraordinary number of fine voices that this small country - this "land of song" - has produced. Featured artists include Margaret Price, Stuart Burrows , Bryn Terfel, Delia Jones and Dennis O'Neill in music by Verdi, Mozart, Handel and Puccini. Producer Gwawr Owen
Tommy Pearson begins a week in which he explores the art of performing chamber music. Today, he talks to pianist John Constable and violinist Tasmin Little about music for strings and piano. Producer Chris Wines. WEB SITE: http://www.bbc.co. uk/music_machine/
With Sean Rafferty , including music by Ravel, Mozart and Berlioz, and Richard Strauss 's Burleske featuring Rudolf Serkin as piano soloist. After
7.00, a selection of new CD releases.
Myths in Music
From the Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, another concert exploring the use of mythology in music.
Tonight, two stories from the Finnish folk-poetry collection Kalevala retold in music by Sibelius and Uuno Klami. Lilli Paasikivi (soprano),
Heikki Kilpelainen (baritone), Polytechnic Men's Chorus,
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
Kiami Lemminkainen 's Adventures in Saari
The Pas de Deux
An idiosyncratic history of classical duets and an incidental history of loving, told by dancers and thinkers. 1: The Classic. For romantics, some
Producer Frances Byrnes
Pianist Olli Mustonen plays preludes and fugues from the first book of Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier and from Shostakovich's
24 Preludes and Fugues, Op 87.
Schubert Voices lain Burnside presents the second of two programmes trawling through 75 years of Schubert lieder recordings, from Schumann and Schwarzkopf to Pears and Schreier.
Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present an all-CD edition. Producer Ekene Akalawu
This week, Alyn Shipton celebrates the art of the jazz record producer, beginning today with Russian-born
George Avakian , who celebrates his 80th birthday this month. Not only was Avakian responsible for some of the finest discs by Louis Armstrong , Benny Goodman and Erroll Garner , he also nurtured the careers of dozens of other key jazz players. He tells Alyn Shipton about these and about his pioneering work in establishing for Columbia the world's first commercial reissue programmes of early and classic jazz. Producer Terry Carter
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SOUNDING THE CENTURY
Paul Guinery presents a wide-ranging survey of works by a composer who preferred to follow his instincts rather than the rules. In this first programme, two early works frame a mature masterpiece.
Idylle de Printemps BBC Scottish SO, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk In a Summer Garden
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anthony Collins Violin Sonata, Op posth
Tasmin Little, Piers Lane (piano) Repeated from last Monday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Manderling Quartet Brahms
String Quartet No 3 in B flat, Op 67 Schubert String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden)
2.20 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 1 (Midsummer Vigil) Danish NRSO, conductor Michael Schonwandt
2.35 Sibelius Sonatina , Op 67 No 1 Eero Heinonen (piano)
2.40 Constantin Regamey Persian Songs Adam Kruszewski (baritone), Sinfonia Varsovia, conductor Wojciech Michniewski
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 EAL: Let's Make a Story 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Find Out 4.15 Maths Challenge 4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro Edmonton Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
5.20 Haydn String Quartet in B minor, Op 64 No 2 Tatrai Quartet
5.40 Franck Prelude, Fugue and Variation Robert Silverman (piano)