Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.008.00: Telemann Overture-Suite in B flat (Musique de Table) Camerata of the 18th Century, director Konrad Hünteler
Bach, arr Busoni Chaconne in D minor Evgeny Kissin (piano)
8.009.00: Berlioz Overture; Shepherds' Farewell (L 'Enfance du Christ, Part 2) Champs Elysees Orchestra, conductor Philippe Herreweghe
Daquin Noël Pierre Bardon (organ)
Tchaikovsky Suite: The Nutcracker (excerpts) Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Music also includes:
Vaughan Williams Overture: Henry V London Brass Virtuosi, conductor David Honeyball
Mozart, arr Busoni Fantasia in F minor for mechanical organ, K608 Murray Perahia and Radu Lupu (pianos)
Delibes Bell Song(Lakme, Act 2)
Mado Robin (soprano), Jean Borthayre
(baritone), Paris Opera-Comique Orchestra, conductor Georges Sebastian Martinu Memorial to Lidice
Czech PO, conductor Karel Ancerl
Bach Prelude and Fugue in E flat, BWV853 (Well-Tempered Klavier, Book 1) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
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Michael Berkeley 's guest today is the multi-talented Stephen Fry. His upbeat choices include Mozart, Britten, Wagner,
Nina Simone , Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass,
\ and the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band.
Food and Drink
/ A programme of feasting and excess, from the monks of Carmina Burana, who only seemed to have had two things on their minds, to Telemann's rather more refined
Musique de Table, and perhaps some coffee / to finish. Presented by Catherine Bott.
Vocalist and cabaret singer Ute Lemper joins the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to perform the repertoire that she has made her own: the songs of Kurt Weill , Hans Eisler , and Jacques Brel. Plus excerpts from Milhaud's Suite: Saudades do Brazil. A concert given in November at the Barbican Hall, London. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
New series 1/3. Morning in Modena
Catherine Bott spends a day in the company of the great Italian soprano Mirella Freni , who talks about her early life and career and of her ties to her home town of Modena.
Producer Chns Wines
This week's requests include the slow movement of Schubert's String Quintet in C,
D956 - the "most perfect piece of music ever written", according to one listener - and Behold the Lamb of God from Handel's Messiah, performed by the Japan Bach
Collegium. Plus a suite from Virgil Thomson 's 1937 ballet The Filling Station.
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Three days after D-Day, Keith Douglas , a tank commander in the Sherwood Rangers and probably the finest poet of World War Two, was killed when a shell burst in a field overlooking the Normandy village of St Pierre. Sean Street retraces Douglas's last movements in a bid to understand the nature Of this soldier-poet. Producer Alan Hall
Another chance to hear this concert from
London's Royal Albert Hall in September. Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Bernard Haitink
Haydn Symphony No 86 in D Bartok Dance Suite
Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor Revised
By Izumi Kyoka , dramatised by Georgia Pritchett. Izumi Kyoka is known as the Japanese Edgar Allan Poe , writing stories that are full of adventure, suspense and surprise as well as great beauty, tenderness and passion. Here are three adult fairy tales. The Holy Man of Mount Koya A Tale of Three Who One Day in Spring A Tale of Three Who Were Blind
Producer Marilyn Imrie Director Roxana Silbert
Older Blind Man:
Historian Justin Champion tells the story of the Glorious Revolution of 1688-9: the invited invasion of William of Orange and his ousting of King James.
\ Producers Tim Dee and Beth O'Dea
Including a session by boogie-woogie piano virtuoso Ben Waters.
1/5. Madame von Meek. Donald Macleod explores Tchaikovsky's personality as revealed in his correspondence with Nadezhda von Meek
. Repeated from Monday 20 December at 12 noon
With John Shea. Chopin Nocturnes: in F. Op 15 No 1: in Fsharp, Op 15 No 2; Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor;
Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op 22: Nocturne in E minor. Op Posth 72 No 12.05 Handel // Delirio Amoroso 2.40 Dvorak Sympnony No 8 in G
3.15 Mozart Piano Trio in C. K548 3.40 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat 4.00 Benoit 0 Sacrum Convivium; 0 Salutaris 4.05 Faure Nocturne in E flat minor.
Op 33 No 1 4.15 Diepenbrock De Klare Dag; Maanlicht
4.25 Pergolesi Violin Concerto in B flat 4.35 Benedetti Giunto a la Tomba Giaches de Wert Giunto a la Tomba
4.45 Rachmaninov Barcarolle; Romance: Humoresque (Morceaux de Salon. Op 10) 4.00 Arthur Benjamin
Overture to an Italian Comedy 5.10 Bach Four Schemelli Chorales 5.20 Kodaly Cello Sonatina 5.25 Brahms Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Muhseligen.
Op 74 No 15.35 Dukas The Sorcerer's 4pprentice
5.45 Schutz Fuggi. Fuggi. 0 Mio Core 5.50 BuxtehudeMagnificat Primi Toni , BuxWV203 5.55Kraus String Quartet No 4 in 0 6.10 Gombert Musae Jovis
6.20 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony) 6.40 Andrew Ford Wassails and Lullabies