This week Sandy Burnett presents Haydn's last set of string quartets, Op 76, and explores the effect of the Prix de Rome on composers in France. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Berlioz Overture: Rob Roy
Szymanowski Variations in B flat minor, Op 3 Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 6 in D (Carnival in Pest)
8.30-10.00: Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1 Berlioz Herminie
Beethoven Sextet in E flat, Op 71
This week Rob Cowan features Mozart symphonies and recordings by pianist Egon Petri. Chopin Waltz in A flat, Op 42 Egon Petri (piano)
10.04 Mozart Symphony No 25 in G minor, K183 English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
10.29 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp, Op 78 Egon Petri
10.39 Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in D minor, RV454 Thomas Indermuhle , ECO, director Simon Preston
10.47 Debussy La Damoiselle Elue Bidu Sayao
(soprano), Rosalind Nadell (contralto), Pennsylvania University Women's Chorus, Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
11.08 Franck Prelude , Choral et Fugue Egon Petri (piano)
11.25 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2
Vadim Repin , Halle Orchestra , conductor Kent Nagano
11.51 Bach/Busoni Ich ruf'zu dir, HerrJesu Christ, BWV639 Egon Petri (piano)
1/5. Bonn. Donald Macleod surveys Beethoven's formative years. At the Elector's court in Bonn the old system of patronage had supported his grandfather, a bass singer who became director of music, and his father, a tenor. Beethoven also served the Elector, but his desire for a measure of independence soon reared its head.
Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) (1st mvt) Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 16 Peter Donohoe (piano), Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Piano Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein) (3rd mvt) Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight RT DIRECT: Beethoven The Masterworks (40 CDs) is available for F35 including p&p. To order please send a cheque. payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone: [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. Quote ref: [number removed].
Live from Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Swedish soprano Miah Persson and pianist
Mattias Bohm perform songs by Robert Schumann and Clara Schumann , Sibelius and Richard Strauss.
France and Russia - BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Louise Fryer. Tchaikovsky Overture: 1812 Conductor Grant Llewellyn
Shostakovich, arr Barshai Chamber Symphony, Op 110a Director Lesley Hatfield Glazunov Violin Concerto
Lesley Hatfield , conductor Takuo Yuasa
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919 version) Conductor Grant Llewellyn
Music for younger listeners presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Featuring music from Japan, Peter's theme from
Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf and the biggest and deepest of all string instruments playing jazz.
Edward Seckerson profiles the Broadway composer/lyricist, author of the cult hit Falsettos and the autobiographical show A New Brain.
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Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music with guests and news of the arts world.
BBC Concert Orchestra
A programme of Mozart's sacred music performed live at the BBC Studios in Maida Vale, and broadcast across Europe for the European Broadcasting Union. Introduced by Paul Guinery.
Olivia Robinson and Elizabeth Poole (sopranos), Sian Menna (mezzo), Christopher Bowen (tenor), Stuart Maclntyre (baritone), BBC Singers, BBC
Concert Orchestra, conductor Stephen Cleobury Mozart Regina Coeli in C, K276;Ave Verum
Corpus in D, K618, Mass in C, K257 (Credo Mass)
7.45 Twenty Minutes: The Group In the cultural wasteland of 1960s Belfast a small creative writing group met every Monday evening. Robbie Meredith tells the remarkable story of how the group nurtured future winners of the Pulitzer and Whitbread prizes, a Booker short-listed novelist, and a poet who became a Nobel laureate.
8.05 Mass in C minor, K427 (Great)
Piano Sonata in C, K330 Christopher Hinterhuber
"Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star". Susan Hitch and guests discuss the thinking of Confucius, including the idea that culture and music, in particular, has a real moral force, encouraging kindness, sensitivity and upright moral character. Producer Laura Thomas
Verity Sharp presents a 1,000-year-old Kyrie and some neo-medieval creations.
2/5. With Donald Macleod.
Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town); Falstaff (excerpt); Ballet: The Sanguine Fan Repeated from Tuesday at 12 noon
Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Chamber music from Norwegian radio: Nielsen Serenata in Vano Bergen Chamber Soloists Svendsen String Octet in A, Op 3 AtleSponberg (violin), Joakim Svenheden (violin), Aida-Carmen Soanea (viola), Adrian Brendel
(cello), Vertavo Quartet Beethoven Septet in E flat, Op 20 Bergen Chamber Soloists 2.24 Mozart Mass in C. K317 (Coronation) 2.48 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring) 3.19 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 2 in G
4.02 Chopin Rondo in E flat, Op 164.12 Rognoni Diminutions on Palestrina's to Son Ferito 4.19 Palestrina Laudate Dominum 4.22 Corelli Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 9
4.32 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 3 No 1
4.45 JC Bach Der Gerechte ; Furchte dich nicht 4.54 Bach Chorale-Prelude : Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr,BWV664
5.00 Vauqhan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis 5.14 Beethoven Variations on Bei Mannern, welche Liebe Whlen , Wo046 5.24 Duruf Quatre Motets sur des Thèmes Grégoriens, Op 10 5.33 Tournemire Fantaisie-Improvisation sur Ave Maris Stella 5.43 Brahms
Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56b (St Anthony)
6.01 Bruch Fantasy on Scottish Folk Melodies, Op 46
6.31 Halvorsen Passacaglia on a theme of Handel
6.39 Handel As Cheers the Sun (Joshua)
6.42 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande