With Tommy Pearson. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Chopin Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 4 7 Saint-Saens La Muse et le Poete
8.00-9.00: Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet
Faure Cello Sonata No 2 in G minor, Op 117 7
With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Plus a recording from the survey of Beethoven symphonies in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes: Vivaldi Violin Concerto in A minor, RV356 Nigel Kennedy , Members of the Berlin PO Strauss Ruhe , meine Seele, Op 27 No 1; Zueignung, Op 10 No 1 Dietrich Fischer -Dieskau (baritone), Gerald Moore (piano)
Bononcini Per la Gloria d'Adorarvi (Griselda) Joan Sutherland (soprano), Philomusica of London, conductor Granville Jones Part Dopo la Vittoria
Swedish Radio Choir, conductor Tonu Kaljuste Ippolitov-lvanov Caucasian Sketches
Hollywood Bowl SO, conductor Felix Slatkin Mozart Prelude and Fugue in C, K394 Rudolf Serkin (piano)
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Michael Berkeley 's guest is rheumatologist Charles Mackworth-Young . His musical passions include music by Prateorius, Byrd, Bach, Mozart, Stravinsky, Berg and Varese.
2/2. Luigi Boccherini's career in Madrid included an unexpected connection with the King of Prussia, as Catherine Bott reveals in the conclusion to her profile of the 18th-century composer.
Pianist Stephen Kovacevich in a concert given in October at Christ Church in Londonderry. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Beethoven Piano Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest);
Piano Sonata in E, Op 109
Schubert Piano Sonata in B flat, D960
4/4. The Ring Achieved. Humphrey Burton discusses the 1960s, when the Decca company completed its recording of Wagner's Ring cycle. Producer Clive Portbury
More listener requests, including Masque of the Seasons from Purcell's The Fairy Queen and another favourite lieder singer. And the start of Advent is marked with Bach's Cantata
No 140: Wachet wuf, ruft uns die Stimme.
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Are Musicals the Solution?
Believe it or not, business on Broadway and in London's West End is booming. So, what's the attraction? Musicals, that's what. But why are they doing so well when other arts are struggling? Norman Lebrecht hosts another discussion on a hot topic in today's culture. EMAIL your views to: email@example.com, or write to: lebrecht.live. BBC R3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA or phone [number removed] (lines open from 5pm)
Celebrated last night at the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge.
Advent Prose: Rorate Coeli (Wilkinson).
Processional Hymn: 0 Come, 0 Come Emmanuel. Bidding Prayer.
Carol: Adam Lay Ybounden (Boris Ord).
The Message of Advent: Antiphons: 0 Sapientia; 0 Adonai. 1st Lesson: Isaiah 11, wl-5. Carol: There Is No Rose (John Joubert ).
2nd Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5, wl-11.
Anthem: One Foot in Eden (Nicholas Maw). The Word of God: Antiphons: 0 Radix; 0 Clavis. 3rd Lesson: Micah 4, wl-4.
Motet: Vox Dicentis , Clama (Edward Naylor ).
4th Lesson: Luke 4, wl4-21.
Hymn: Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus. The Prophetic Call: Antiphons: 0 Oriens;
0 Rex Gentium. A Hymn to the Virgin (Britten). 5th Lesson: Malachi 3, wl-7. This Is the Record of John (Gibbons). Mary's Magnificat (Roger Hemingway ). 6th Lesson: Matthew 3, wl-11. Hymn: On Jordan's Bank.
The Christ-Bearer: Antiphon: 0 Emmanuel. Ave Maria (Robert Parsons ). 7th Lesson: Micah 5, w2-4. Magnificat in B minor
(Howells). 8th Lesson: Revelation 22, wl-7. Lullay My Liking (Francis Pott ). Hymn: Lo! He Comes. Blessing. Organ Voluntary: Chorale Prelude: Wachet auf, BWV645 (Bach). Director of music David Hill.
Organists John Robinson and Paul Provost.
Vladimir Nabokov 's novel, dramatised by Robert Forrest. Comic, tragic and heartbreaking, it tells the story of a homely
American poet and his demented neighbour, and moves between leafy Appalachia and the mysterious far northern kingdom of Zembla.
Director Patrick Rayner
3/3. In Defence of Culture. Frances Stonor Saunders explores the First International
Congress of Writers for the Defence of Culture, in Paris, 1935, where some of Europe's greatest literary figures gathered to discuss how to respond to the spectre of the new dictatorships and social chaos that was growing around them. Producer Matthew Dodd
With Algerian rai-rocker Rachid Taha , recorded at the London Jazz Festival, and news of the 2005 Awards for World Music Critics Poll.
1/5. Donald Macleod introduces works from Byrd'S early years. Repeated from Monday
With Louise Fryer. Part Credo Debussy Three Nocturnes Beethoven Fantasia in C minor, Op 80 2.00 Stoyanov String Quartet No 3 2.25 Lipatti Improvisation
2.30 Grechaninov Missa Festiva, Op 154 2.50 Haydn
Cello Concerto in C. H Vllb 1 3.20 Beethoven Variations in F. Op 34 3.35 Handel, arr Halvorsen Passacaglia in G minor 3.45 Mozart Symphony No 33 in B flat, K319
4.05 Caldara Stabat Mater 4.10 Bach Oboe Sonata, BWV1030 4.25 Handel Where 'er You Walk (Semele)
4.30 Moniuszko Mazurka (The Gypsies)
4.35 Chopin Impromptu in G flat, Op 51 4.40 Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia 4.50 Rubinstein I Am the One to Whom you Listened (The Demon) 4.55 Kaap You Are Great, Lord (Job) 5.00 Borgstrom Music to Johan Gabriel Borkman 5.10 Debussy Ondine (Preludes,
Book 2) 5.15 Bach Toccata and Fugue in F, BWV540
5.30 Josquin des Prez Credo (Missa Fortuna Desperata)
5.35 A Forqueray La Regente 5.45 Handel Al Lampo dell'Armi (Giulio Cesare in Egitto) 5.50 Mozart Fantasy and Fugue in C, K394 6.00 Bach Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV870 (Well Tempered Klavier, Book 2) 6.05
Naumann Symphonie (Cora) 6.15 Shostakovich Cello
Sonata, Op 40 6.45 Nielsen Apple Blossom, Op 10 No 1
6.50 L Norman Rosa Rorans Bonitatem, Op 45