Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Berwald Piano Trio No 4 in C Bach Keyboard Concerto in F, BWV1057
8.00-9.00: Rossini, arr Sedlak Overture: L'ltaliana in Algeri Poulenc Organ Concerto
With Rob Cowan. Including some of the Rachmaninov piano preludes recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Plus:
Hiller Overture: Die Jagd Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Herbert Blomstedt
Grieg Land-Sighting , Op 31 Hakan Hagegard
(baritone), Gothenberg Symphony Male Chorus, and Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Corelli Sonata a Quatro in D, Wo04 William Wroth (baroque trumpet), Music Amphion, conductor Pieter-Jan Belder
Schumann Overture: Manfred Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Carl Schuricht Byrd In Fields Abroad Emily van Evera (soprano), Christopher Morrongiello (lute)
WF Bach Harpsichord Concerto in F minor Ottavio Dantone , II Giardino Armonico Delius To Daffodils
Moeran The Merry Month of May
Peter Pears (tenor), Viola Tunnard (piano) Debussy Berceuse Héroïque Cincinnati
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Jarvi Kosaku Yamada Nabora Emanuel Feuermann (cello), Fritz Kitzinger (piano)
Mozart Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (excerpt) Margaret Price (soprano), English Chamber Orchestra, conductor James Lockhart Bizet/Waxman Carmen Fantasy
Jascha Heifetz (violin), RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductor Donald Voorhees Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat
South West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Hans Zender
Mendelssohn Ich wollt'meine Liebe, Op 63 No 1 Richard Tauber (tenor), orchestra conducted by Frieder Weissmann Hanssler
Swedish jazz pianist Esbjorn Svensson shares his musical passions with Michael Berkeley : a Bach cello suite, Bartok's Second Piano Concerto,
Part's Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten and the Charlie Haden Quartet's Wayfaring Stranger.
A-Z of Early Music
2/2. N-Z. The alphabet according to early music is recounted by Catherine Bott. Andrew Manze and Lucie Skeaping , who discover that some letters stand for steamy sonnets and saucy songs.
Stephanie Hughes presents a recital given at the Wigmore Hall in London last month by mezzo Angelika Kirchschlager with pianist
Helmut Deutsch , including songs in English by Haydn,
Grieg's settings of German poetry, and Poulenc's settings of the surrealist French poet Apollinaire.
2/2. During the Second World War, the BBC Symphony Orchestra was evacuated from
London to Bristol, and then to Bedford. After a shaky start, there were many significant artistic achievements. Narrated by Stephen Johnson. Producer Lyndon Jones
Today's selection of listener requests includes Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony (No 4 in A), Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks and Bartok's Contrasts. Send in your requests by: PHONE: [number removed]0300 email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3 Address: 3 for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YO
Does Art Gain from War?
The two world wars each produced an explosion in cultural demand and a surge of important new works, as have many other conflicts. In times of fear and bitter loss, people seem to turn inward spiritually and seek the consolations of art. But has this changed in recent decades? Vietnam yielded a protest movement but no lasting works of art. Does war not move artists the way it did? Norman Lebrecht leads another provocative debate on a cultural topic. EMAIL: Lebrecht.email@example.com
Phone (from 5pm): [number removed]444 Address: Lebrecht Live, BBC R3, Broadcasting House, London WlA IAA
BBC Symphony Orchestra: From Sweden Mats Lidstrom is artistic director of the From
Sweden series, which is bringing the music of his homeland to London over the next year. He's also the soloist in tonight's concert, recorded at the BBC's Maida Vale studios, presented by Andrew McGregor.
Mats Lidstrom (cello), conductor Mario Venzago Stenhammar Symphonic Overture: Excelsior! Rolf Martinsson Cello Concerto No 1
(BBC co-commission; first performance)
Rosenberg Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia Semplice)
A radio production of one of the great stage plays of the 20th century: Shelagh Delaney 's powerful story of a pregnant teenage girl and her feckless mother trading insults and repartee in 1950s
Salford. Adapted and directed by Polly Thomas.
Philosopher, novelist and playwright
Jean-Paul Sartre has left an enduring mark on French culture. For his centenary,
Kevin Jackson celebrates his achievement with Sartre's friends Olivier Todd and Michel Contat , his biographer Annie Cohen-Solal , writers Lisa Appignanesi and John Baxter , philosopher Simon Blackburn , and Mrs Premise and Mrs
Conclusion from Monty Python. Producer Kate Bolton
More from Kershaw's eclectic CD collection, plus a session by Loudon Wainwright III.
1/5. Czech nationalism and the rekindled interest in Czech culture and history is reflected in much of Smetana's work, as Donald Macleod relates.
Repeated from Monday at 12 noon
Presented by Jonathan Swain. Haydn Die Schopfung
2.40 JC Bach Quintet in D, Op 11 No 6 2.55 Siqtenhorst-Meyer Piano Sonata No 2, Op 23 3.15 Berlioz Overture: King Lear 3.30 Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K595 4.05 Hannikainen Rural Dances, Op 39a
4.20 Peterson-Berqer Dance Game from Ran
4.20 Purcell Four Dances (Abdelazer) 4.25 Telemann
Overture: Tafelmusik 4.35 Pylkkanen Suite for oboe and strings, Op 32 4.40 Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night 4.50 Sibelius The Lover, Op 14 5.00 Faure
Nocturne No 1 in E flat minor, Op 33 No 15.10 Schickhardt Concerto in G minor 5.30 Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro 5.35 Liszt Gnomenreigen 5.40 Milhaud La Creation du Monde 5.55 Massenet Werther's aria (Werther, Act 1) 6.00 Chausson Poeme, Op 25
6.15 Debussy Images Oubliées 6.30 Solnttz Sinfonia in A, Op 3 No 4 6.45 Brahms Tragic Overture