With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Saint-Saens, transcr Yo-Yo Ma Havanaise , Op83Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Kathryn Stott (piano)
Bach Advent Cantata: Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV62
Soloists, Collegium Vocale , conductor Philippe Herreweghe
8.00-9.00: Bartok Petite Suite
Gyorgy Sandor (piano) Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550 COE, conductor Georg Solti
Rob Cowan presents some of his favourite recordings, together with regular features, including The Innocent Ear, and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus music from the vintage artist featured on this week's CD Masters. Music also includes:
Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066 Ars Rediviva Orchestra, conductor Milan Munclinger Delage Four Hindu Poems
Janet Baker (mezzo), Melos Ensemble, conductor Bernard Keeffe
Tchaikovsky Theme and Variations (Suite No 3 in G) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Rudolf Kempe
Weber Symphony No 1 in C
Capella Coloniensis, conductor Bruno Weil Sauguet La Chatte Monte Carlo National
Opera Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch
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Michael Berkeley 's guest is actress Jill Balcon , who last Friday marked her 60th year of performing in radio drama. Her musical choices include a Mozart piano concerto, songs by Faure, Schubert and Cole Porter , chamber music by Poulenc and Janacek, and a Villa-Lobos guitar piece played by Julian Bream.
Early Music CDs of the Year
Lucie Skeaping , Catherine Bott and Andrew Manze play their favourites from this year's early music CD releases. E-mail: [email address removed]
Mitsuko Uchida plays Beethoven's last piano sonatas, in a concert recorded last week at London's Royal Festival Hall.
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109; Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110; Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 111
Loyd Grossman and pianist David Owen Norris visit the country cottage in Sussex where, inspired by the peace and the idyllic landscape, Elgar produced some of his finest chamber music and the Cello
Concerto. Producer Kate Bolton
Including JanosStarker 's first recording of Bach's Cello Suite No 6 in D, BWV1012, made in the late 1950s. Plus
Charles Ives 's celebration of Decoration Day from his symphony New England Holidays, and a celebration of the legacy of pianist Edna Iies.
And a chance for listeners to nominate the worst classical recording in the world. ADDRESS: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ Phone: [number removed]
Next week this programme is on Tuesday at 2pm
Tom Service with news and interviews with important figures from the music world. Producer Paul Frankl
Presented by Louise Fryer.
Recorded in the West Road Concert Hall,
Cambridge. Judith Bingham's new piece is based on the story that, over Christmas 1914, German and British soldiers laid down their weapons and climbed out of theirtrenches into No-Man's Land to sing carols and play football together.
BBC Singers, Britten Sinfonia , conductor Nicholas Cleobury
Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068 Bingham The Christmas Truce (BBC commission; first performance) Finzi In Terra Pax, Op 39
Bach Cantata No 191: Gloria in Excelsis
By John Arden.
Four soldiers arrive in a strike-bound mining town intent on convincing its inhabitants that the violence and killing being perpetrated across the colonies in their name is wrong.
Walsh (earnest collier):
Ivan Hewett reveals how music was used during the Cold War. The USA and the USSR both co-opted it as a potent weapon in their ideological struggle, but it slipped through theirgrasp and affected the outcome of the war in ways no-one could have foreseen. Featuring interviews with musicians, including Vladimir Ashkenazy , and with defectors, US State Department officials, and Oleg Gordievsky , a KGB agent who later spied for the British. Producer Jessica Isaacs
A studio session from the hip-hop group
Daara J , who have moved rapidly from the adversity of their upbringing in Senegal to be recognised as one of the hottest new acts from Africa and nominated forthe
2004 BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music.
(1803-69). 1: Berlioz the Songwriter
With Donald Macleod and David Cairns.
Elegie en Prose (Irlande, Op 2); Le Jeune
Patre Breton , Op 13 No 4; Les Nuits d'Ete, Op 7;LaMortd'Ophelie Repeated from Monday
Campra Messe de Requiem 1.45 Bach Orchestral Suite in B minor, BWV1067
2.05 Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat, K493
2.35 Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish) 3.05 Chopin Piano Sonata in B flat minor, Op 35 (Funeral March)
3.25 Karlowicz Eternal Songs, Op 10
3.55 Kreisler Four Songs 4.10 JCF Fischer Harpsichord Suite in D, Op 2 No 8 (Polymnia)
4.15 Telemann Trio Sonata in F for recorder, viola da gamba and continuo, (Essercizii
Musici) 4.25 Schmelzer Lamento sopra la Morte Ferdinandi Ill 4.30 Cavalli Giasone
(excerpts) 4.45 Sorkocevic Symphony in C
4.50 S Rossi Gia del Volto; Gagliarda a 5 detta la Massara 5.00 Marais La Sonnerie de Sainte-Genevieve du Mont de Paris
5.05 Buxtehude Ciaccona Quemadmodum Desiderat Cervus , BuxWV92 5.10
Byrd Alman 5.15 Granados, arr Harman La Maja y el Ruiseñor (Goyescas) 5.20Reger Three Chorale-Preludes, Op 135a 5.30 Copi Pie Jesus (Requiem); Psalm 108 5.35 Eijken Violin Sonata, Op 18 5.55 Strauss Was Erblicke Ich ? (Daphne) 6.05 Wagner The Ride of the Valkyries (Die Walkure)
6.10 Sweelinck Fantasia in D minor
6.15 Du Caurroy Eight Fantasias on 16th-Century Hymns and Antiphons
6.35 Waissel Three Polish Dances
6.40 Martinu Three Czech Dances