With Fiona Talkington.
Schumann Vier Nachtstiicke , Op 23 Claudio Arrau (piano)
6.25 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 1
(Midsummer Vigil) Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
7.00 Uszt, arr Laszlo Dohos Crusaders ' March (The Legend of St Elisabeth)
Hungarian People's Army Brass Band, conductor Laszlo Dohos
7.30 Leo Weiner Serenade , Op 3 Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
8.00 Borodin, arr Rlmsky-Korsakov String Quartet No 2 in D (Nocturne)
Stephanie Chase (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Geoffrey Simon
8.30 Rachmanlnov The Rock, Op 7 Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
8.45 Bruch In Memoriam, Op 65 Salvatore Accardo (violin),
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from recent concerts around Europe, todayfeaturing festivals in Bucharest, Edinburgh, Belgium, Austria and the Czech Republic. Plus arts news from the Sunday papers with Cathy Packe.
Rachmaninov Lilacs Igor Ardasev (piano)
9.05 Ravel Bolero Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
9.20 Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007 Miklos Perenyi
10.05 Balaklrev Islamey Igor Ardasev (piano)
10.15 Haydn Arianna a Naxos, H XXVIb 2 Bernarda Fink (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano)
11.15 Brahms String Sextet No 1 in B flat, Op 18 Gerard Causse and Friends Producer David Gallagher.
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Ivan Hewett celebrates the life and music of Malcolm Arnold , born 80 years ago today. He also discusses a new book about Stravinsky with Christopher Cook and follows Trinity College of Music down the Thames to its new premises in the Royal Naval College atGreenwich.
Another chance to hear last Monday's recital from the Wigmore Hall in London. Francois-Frederic Guy (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight)
Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D959 (R)
Stephen Johnson concludes his survey of recordings made by Manchester's Halle Orchestra for the BBC with a look back to the seventies. The programme includes James Loughran conducting Elgar and a recording of the first broadcast performance of Alun Hoddinott 's fourth symphony under Maurice Handford.
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In celebration of his 80th birthday today, Malcolm Arnold conducts the LPO in a recording of his English Dances, Set 2. Plus music by Gershwin, Bernstein and John Williams, and some traditional songs from both England and America.
David Fanning explores Shostakovich's eighth string quartet, dedicated to "the memory of the victims of fascism and war". Specially recorded examples uncoverthe many hidden quotations and allusions in what is one of the composer's most autobiographical works. See Thursday 1.00pm
Alyn Shipton is shown round Harlem in New York by David Levering Lewis , Daphne Duval Harrison and Howard Dodson.
Against a backdrop of the sounds of Bessie Smith , Duke Ellington and Fats Waller , they investigate the story of its heyday in the twenties and its continuing influence today. With archive recordings of Harlem writers, including Langston Hughes , Claude McKay and Richard Bruce Nugent.
By Anton Chekhov, adapted for radio by David Hare.
Chekhov was only 27 when he wrote this portrait of Nikolai Ivanov, an intelligent man beset by guilt and frustration when he finds himself drawn to a beautiful young girl.
Singing the World
Paul Guinery presents a concert recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London this month, featuring adult choirs from Latvia, Denmark, the Netherlands and Slovenia, and youth choirs from Newfoundland and the UK, all visiting forthe final ofthe Let the Peoples S/ngcontest. Plus previous winners, Norwegian ladies choir Embla. The choirs and audience combine to sing I Am the Song, a specially commissioned setting by Bob Chilcott of a poem by Charles Causley , conducted by David Willcocks.
Petroc Trelawny presents more highlights from last month's brass band festival in Birmingham. Including a recently discovered work from 1930-31 by Havergal Brian which received its first performance. John Pickard Invocation
Brian, orch Pickard The Battle Song Cory Band, conductor Robert Childs Uszt, arr Bram Gay Les Préludes
Fodens Band, conductor Bramwell Tovey Wagner, arr Snell Entry of the Gods into Valhalla Cory and Williams Fairey Bands, conductor Howard Snell
James MacMillan The Birds ofRhiannon
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Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a unique mix of musical styles.
With Susan Sharpe.
CFE Homeman Overture: Aladdin
12.15 Debussy Children's Corner
12.35 Ravel, arr Maganinl Pavane pour une Infante Défunte 12.45 Handel Ballet Music from "II Pastor Fido " 1.00 Klobucar Papinska Misa Franjo von Luclc Missa Jubilaris 1.45 Mahler Symphony No 1 (Titan) 2.45 Brade Newe Ausserlesne
Lieblich Branden (excerpts) 3.35 Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 464.10 Martlnu Variations on a Slovak Theme
4.20 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in B flat, Op 10 No 24.30 Rudolf Tobias
Motets: Vivit; Ascendit in Coelum; Lobi; Karf4.45 Victor Herbert , arr
Langey Panamericana 4.50 Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies, Op 34 5.00 Gluck Overture: Iphigenia in Aulide 5.10 Jan van Gllse String Quartet 5.20 Rautavaara Vigilia Vespers (excerpts) 5.30 Durante
Concerto No 5 in A 5.40 Edgar Tlnel Overture: Polyeucte