Presented by Martin Handley.
7.00-8.00: Vivaldi Concerto in D minor for multiple instruments, RV566 Concerto Koln Finzi , arr Ashmore Five Bagatelles
Richard Stoltzman (clarinet), Guildhall String Ensemble, director Robert Salter
8.00-9.00: Tchaikovsky Marche Slave, Op 31 Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Schumann Konzertstuck in F, Op 86
Roger Montgomery , Gavin Edwards , Susan Dent and Robert Maskell (horns), Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
With Rob Cowan. Including an excerpt from the recording of Ravel's Sheherazade recommended on yesterday's Summer CD Review. Music also includes:
Wagner A Faust Overture
Chicago SO, conductor Claudio Abbado
Victoria Laetatus Sum Westminster Cathedral
Choir, conductor Martin Baker
Alec Templeton Pocket-Size Sonata No 1
Reginald Kell (clarinet), Brooks Smith (piano) Barber Serenade for string orchestra, Op 1 Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, conductor Paul Shure
Lennon and McCartney, arr Krticka Michelle ; Blackbird Wihan Quartet
Respighi The Nightingale (The Birds) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati Wagner Forest Murmurs (Siegfried)
Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer
Donizetti Una Furtiva Lagrima (L'Elisir d'Amore) Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Philharmonia, conductor Alceo Galliera
Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp, Op 78 Kun-Woo Paik
Locatelli Flute Sonata in G minor, Op 2 No 6 Jed Wentz (flute), Musica ad Rhenum Mendelssohn Capriccio Brillant, Op 22 Peter Katin (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
Ellington Solitude Duke Ellington (piano). Charlie Mingus (bass), Max Roach (drums)
Stephen Frost Oboe Concerto Simon Ernes , Ensemble 2000, conductor Tony Harrison EMAIL: cowancollectiond>bbc.co.uk
Katharine, Duchess of Kent, who has devoted much energy to the cause of music education, is Michael Berkeley 's guest on the 500th edition of the programme. Her own musical passions include Bach, Chopin, Saint-Saens, Faure, Bryn Terfel singing You'll Never Walk Alone, and Dido singing Thank You.
Your Favourite Vivaldi Concerto
Antonio Vivaldi composed nearly 500 concertos, and in a live and interactive edition of the show, Lucie Skeaping asks listeners to suggest their favourites.
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Czech mezzo Magdalena Kozena and pianist Malcolm Martineau perform songs by Ravel, Britten, Debussy, Strauss and Shostakovich. Recorded in the Queen's Hall last Friday and introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
3/4. Writer and historian Ruth Smith talks about her work on Handel's oratorios.
Producer Martin Smith
This week's listener requests include a piano concerto by 18th-century composer
James Hook , Liszt's transcriptions of Schubert songs and the overture to Humperdinck's opera Hansel undGretel. Plus Fritz Reiner 's thrilling vintage recording of Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra.
4/7. Presented by Verity Sharp. Strauss Lieder , Op 21
Andrew Kennedy (tenor), lain Burnside (piano) Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44 Llyr Williams (piano), Artemis Quartet
Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra's chief conductor designate contributes to this season's fairy-tale theme with fellow Czech Novak's allegorical take on Hans Christian
Andersen's tale, and Stravinsky's iconic ballet The Firebird. Presented by Penny Gore .
Llyr Williams (piano). BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Novak Eternal Longing
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
7.30 Twenty Minutes: The Adverb
Poet Ian McMillan continues the series of literary performances, recorded at Cadogan Hall, based on the Proms themes. This week Gwyneth Lewis presents her selection of classic and contemporary writing and reads her own specially commissioned piece on the sea.
7.50 Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1945 version) Repeated on Friday 2 September at 2.30pm
Alice, the young wife of well-to-do Arden, has fallen in love with Mosby, a one-time butcher with social aspirations.... and Arden is murdered. The first English murder thriller, written by an unknown contemporary of Shakespeare, is based on true events of the period, mixing high drama with low comedy as class-envy, greed and passion drive the story to its tragic conclusion.
Other parts played by Steve Hodson and Sion Probert Adapted and directed by John Tydeman Producer Nicolas Soames
The English guitarist/singer/songwriter Richard Thompson returns for a studio session, having released his first solo acoustic album in 21 years.
1/5. Birth of a Tradition. Donald Macleod looks at some of the most important German predecessors of Bach. including Bruhns, Schutz, Hassler and Michael Praetorius.
Repeated from Monday at 12 noon
With Jonathan Swain. Graun Der Tod Jesu 2.45 Reqer Organ Sonata No I in F sharp, Op 33 3.08 Scriabin
Symphony No 3 (Divine Poem) 3.57 Monteverdi Si Ch'lo Vorrei Morire (II Quarto Libro de Madrigali) 4.00 Fontana Sonata No 16 4.17 Spadi Diminution on Anchor Che cot Partire Castello Sonata No 4 (Sonate Concertate in Stil Modemo) 4.17 Philips Paradisus Sacris Cantionibus (excerpts) 4.32 Bach Harpsichord Suite in A minor,
BWV818a 4.46 Telemann Trio Sonata in F for recorder and viola da gamba (Essercizii Musici) 4.54 Kodaly Viennese Clock; Entrance of the Emperor and His
Courtiers (Hary Janos ) 5.00 Sulek Baska Stone Tablet
5.15 Kutev Rhapsody 5.28 Franck 11 Miniatures
5.42 Poulenc Ouatre Motets pour le Temps de Noël
5.53 Goldberg Sonata in C minor for two violins, viola and continuo 6.05 Strauss Tod und Verklarung
6.29 H Andriessen Miroir de Peine 6.44 Vogler Jesu , Leiden, Pein, Tod 6.50 Biber Mystery (Rosary) Sonata No 10 in G minor (The Crucifixion of Jesus)