With Tommy Pearson. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Liszt Deux Legendes
Alfred Brendel (piano) Debussy La Damoiselle Elue Sylvia McNair and Susan Graham (sopranos), Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa
8.00-9.00: Arensky Overture: A Dream on the Volga BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky Zelenka Magnificat in C
Miah Persson (soprano), Bach Collegium Japan, director Masaaki Suzuki Rubbra Soliloquy,
Op 57 Raphael Wallfisch (cello), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Ives's Concord Sonata recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Bach, arrHess Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Leon Fleisher (piano)
Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965 Erna Berger (soprano), Heinrich Geuser
(clarinet), Ernst Gunther Scherzer (piano)
Haydn Cello Concerto No 1 in C Hidemi Suzuki , La Petite Bande , conductor Sigiswald Kuijken Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini
USSR All-Union Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nikolai Golovanov
Benjamin Britten Billy Budd (Interlude;
Scene 4; Epilogue) Peter Pears (tenor), Peter Glossop , John Shirley-Quirk and Bryan Drake (baritones), David Kelly (bass), Ambrosian
Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer
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Today's guest is Simon Goldhill, professor of Greek at Cambridge University and a regular broadcaster on TV and radio. He's the author of several books, including Love, Sex and Tragedy: How the Ancient World Shapes Our Lives. His musical passions include Blow,
Handel, Strauss, Webern and Thomas Ades.
Beggars, Ballads and a Brouhaha!
John Gay 's Beggar's Opera, which celebrates the worst of 18th-century London street life, featuring beggars, cut-throats, thieves and prostitutes, appeared in London in 1728 as a reaction to the excesses and pretensions of Italian opera. Lucie Skeaping examines its inspiration, background and impact.
A Wigmore Hall concert that took place last week, featuring the first performance of James Olsen 's chamber arrangement of songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Ann Murray (mezzo), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Belcea Quartet Mendelssohn
String Quartet in E minor, Op 44 No 2 Barber Dover Beach
Mahler, arr James Olsen
Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
1/4. The story of the first two postwar decades, 1945-65, when the Decca company led the recording world. From FFRR to LP. Humphrey Burton traces the technological developments from Full Frequency Range Recording to the long-playing record, with contributions from the producers and engineers, the "Decca Boys". Producer Clive Portbury
More listeners' requests, including
Leon Goossens 's vintage recording of Mozart's
Oboe Concerto in C, K314, and Schumann's Fugues, Op 72, played by Sviatoslav Richter. Plus more suggestions of great lieder recordings, and music by William Mathias to mark the 70th anniversary of his birth. Send in your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
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In the wake of the US elections, Tom Service takes a look at the American music scene.
American musician Joshua Rifkin talks about Sousa, Joplin and Bach; and there's a personal memoir of the journalist Paul Moor on his
1948 meeting with composer Charles Ives. Producer Paul Frankl
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Ex Cathedra, conductor Jeffrey Skidmore A diverse range of music in a concert recorded during this year's Lichfield Festival. Introduced by Warwick Thompson.
Handel Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest Nystedt Immortal Bach
Bach Magnificat in D, BWV243
Sculthorpe Requiem (first European performance) With William Barton (didgeridoo)
COne of the great stage plays of the 20th century - the powerful story of a pregnant teenage girl and her feckless mother trading insults and repartee in 1950s Salford. Written by Shelagh Delaney ; adapted and directed by Polly Thomas.
Leading British playwright David Hare joins John Tusa for tonight's interview.
Kevin Coyne , possessed of one of the great English blues voices, makes a welcome return to the Kershaw studio.
1/5. Early Life. Although his entire life was subject to Cesar Franck 's influence as a teacher and spiritual guide, d'lndy became a well-respected theorist, writer and teacher in his own right. With Donald Macleod. Rptd from Mon
Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Dvorak Stabat Mater , Op 58 2.25 Mozart Fantasia in D minor. K397 2.30 Schoenberg VerMarte Nacht, Op 4
3.00 Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor. Op 21
3.35 CPE Bach Quartet in G for keyboard, flute, viola and continuo, Wq95 3.55 Anon Diferencias sobre las
Vacas; Corten Espadas Afiladas 4.00 WF Bach Sinfonia in F 4.10 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in D. Kk414
4.15 Verdi Overture: Nabucco 4.25 Krelsler Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani 4.30 Leslie Pearson Dance Suite after Arbeau 4.40 Handel Overture: Agrippina
4.45 Ravel Tzigane for violin and piano 5.00
Chopin Mazurka in A minor, Op 17 No 4 Luzzaschi Cor Mio deh Non Languire 5.05 Caldara Stabat Mater
5.10 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 11 (Adagio)
5.15 Mendelssohn Symphony No 10 in B minor 5.25
Castelnuovo-Tedesco Tarantella: Aranci in Rare. Op 87
5.30 Granados Cuatro Tonadillas 5.40 Charles Mouton Passacaille: L 'Heureux Himen 5.45 JM Bach Liebster JesuhormeinFlehen 5.50 Waissel Polish Dances 5.55 Marais Tombeau pour M de Lully (Pieces de Viole, bk 2)
6.05 Debussy Estampes 6.20 Suk Elegie , Op 23 (piano trio version) 6.25 Albeniz, orch Arbos Iberia