With Edward Seckerson.
Tallis Verbum Caro Factum Est
6.30 Debussy Nocturnes
7.00 Handel Organ Concerto No 11 in G minor, Op 7 No 5
7.30 Tchaikovsky Elegy (Serenade for strings, Op 48)
8.00 David Raskin The Bad and the Beautiful
8.20 Glazunov Saxophone Concerto in Eflat
8.40 Eigar King Olaf (final scene)
Vivaldi Concerto in G, RV151 (Alia Rustica)
9.05Chabrier Danse Villageoise; Scherzo-Valse (Pieces Pittoresques)
9.15 Verdi Ballet music (II Trovatore)
9.25 Handel Oh Lovely Peace; Rejoice, Oh Judah; Hallelujah! Amen (Judas Maccabeus)
9.40 Bach Concerto in C for three violins, BWV1064
10.00 Donizetti Tombe degl'Avi Miei; Fra
Poco a Me Ricovero (Lucia di Lammermoor)
10.10 Richard Rodney Bennett Murder on the Orient Express
10.25 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No 1
10.40 Graupner Cantata: Herr, die Wasserstrome Erheben Sich
10.55 Smyth Overture: The Wreckers
11.20 Tippett Five Spirituals (A Child of Our Time)
11.35 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
Ivan Hewett wishes a happy 60th birthday to organist Gillian Weir , anticipates the Verdi centenary and invites pianist Robert Levin to divulge the secrets of improvisation.
Philip Jones Memorial Concert
A concert given last week at the Barbican to celebrate the remarkable life and work of Philip Jones , one of the most tireless and inspiring figures of the brass world, who died one year ago.
Wallace Collection, London Brass, Quintet in Honorium Philip Jones , former members of the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, LSO Brass Ensemble, LSO, conductors Eric Crees and Elgar Howarth
Trad English Dances of the 15th Century Hugh Aston Hornpipe
Stephen Dodgson Philip 's Repose
Roxana Panufnik New work (London Brass commission)
Elgar Howarth New work (London Brass commission)
Victor Ewald Quintet in D flat, Op 7 Eric Crees Processional forPJ
Musorgsky, arr Howarth Pictures at an Exhibition
Drawing exclusively on the BBC archives, Geoffrey Smith looks back on the achievements of French-born conductor
Pierre Monteux. The programme includes a recording of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring recorded exactly 50 years after
Monteux conducted the first performance. Brahms Tragic Overture
Boston Symphony Orchestra (1959) Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
London Symphony Orchestra (1963)
Berlioz The Damnation of Faust (Part 1)
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra (1962)
Pierre Monteux is featured in the series of BBC Legends CDs available in shops now
Gerard McBurney discusses Bartok's
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, with musical examples performed by the BBC Philharmonic under Rumon Gamba. Producer KerryChapman. See also Friday 7.30pm
A series in which opera critic Rodney Milnes talks to distinguished Verdi intrepreters and performers. Director Elijah Moshinsky discusses the differences between two versions of La Forza del Destino, with reference to the recent recording made by Valery Gergiev and the Kirov Opera.
Ajourney through the literatures of Europe. 8: Czechoslovakia. Julian Evans travels to Prague and Bratislava in search of the novelists who work in the shadow of Franz Kafka. He meets Czech writers Ivan Klima , Michal Viewegh and Jachym Topal , all of whom have works translated into English, as well as Slovak satirists Pavel Vilikovsky and Peter Pistanek - as yet unavailable in translation.
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A "Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes" by George Bernard Shaw.
In his 1919 preface Shaw described Heartbreak House as "cultured, leisured Europe before the War". Begun in 1916 the play is a witty satire on the Bohemian classes, the horse-riding classes, and the pragmatic politicians and capitalists who hover between the two. Amid the farce they are not indifferent to the impending danger but seem unable to help themselves, "like moths round a candle". (R)
In Time of War. Paul Guinery introduces a recent concert in which the BBC Singers performed two settings of the mass with wartime associations. Kodaly's Missa Brevis was written during the Second
World War, and Palestrina used the popular tune L 'HommeArme as the basis for one of his finest settings. The individual movements are interspersed with improvised organ interludes.
Martin Baker (organ), BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Kok
Palestrina Missa I' HommeArme
Kodaly Missa Brevis
Lucy Duran meets American blues singer Taj Mahal, and Viram Jasani takes composer Michael Nyman on an encounter with the desert music of Rajasthan.
Three pieces by Irish composer
Gerald Barry , including his 1999 BBC commission, a setting of words by Nietzsche.
Noriko Kawai (piano), Mary Hegarty (soprano), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Thierry Fischer
Gerald Barry From the Intelligence Park; Piano Concerto; The Eternal Recurrence
With Jill Anderson. Jan Klusak Proverbia
Kozeluch Missa Solemnis in G Lubos Fiser Fifteen Pages According to Durer's
Apocalypse Dvorak Te Deum , Op 103
2.15 Arensky Suite No 3 for two pianos, Op 33 (Variations) 2.35 Bartok
Divertimento 3.00 Strauss An Alpine
Symphony 4.00 Abel Symphony , Op 10 No 2
4.10 Mozart Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat, K41 74.25 Groneman Flute Sonata in G
4.35 Gluck Ballet music (Paris e Helena)
4.50 Telemann Concerto in D minor for two chalumeaux 5.00 Dvorak In Nature's Realm
5.25 Horatio Parker A Northern Ballad
5.35 Debussy Violin Sonata 5.50Poulenc Petites Voix pour voix 6gales a cappella