Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C, RV180 (II Piacere) Academy of Ancient Music, director Andrew Manze (violin)
Lassus Lamentatio Prima (Lamentationes Jeremiae Prophetae) Collegium Regale, conductor Stephen Cleobury
8.00-9.00: Copland Quiet City New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Mozart Symphony No 21 in A, K134 Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, director Ton Koopman
With Rob Cowan. Including the regular Innocent Ear feature and a recommendation for a Bargain Hunter CD, plus the chance to hear
Haydn's Symphony No 88 in G as recommended in yesterday's CD Review.
Bruckner Symphony No 0 in D minor (Die Nullte) Philharmonia, conductor Lovro von Matacic Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C, RW87 Pinchas Zukerman , English Chamber Orchestra
Smetana Vendulka's Aria (The Kiss, Act 1) Jarmila Novotna (soprano), RCA Victor Orchestra , conductor Frieder Weissman
FranckLes Djinns Frantisek Maxian (piano), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jean Fournet Hoist Nocturne (A Moorside Suite) English
Chamber Orchestra, conductor Imogen Hoist Mozart Dein bin ich (II Re Pastore)
Erna Berger (soprano), Oscar Shumsky (violin), George Schick (piano)
Gwendoline Detroit SO, conductor Paul Paray Glazunov Waltz in D, Op 42 No 3 Shura Cherkassky (piano)
Liszt St Francis of Paula Walking on the Waves Tamas Vasary (piano)
Huristone Variations on a Hungarian Air LPO, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite Grieg Cello Sonata in A minor, Op 36
Esther Nyffenegger , Gerard Wyss (piano) Dvorak My Home, Op 62
Berlin Staatskapelle, conductor Otmar Suitner
Michael Berkeley is joined by Top Gear presenter James May , who studied music at university before getting seriously into fast cars. His choices include music by Dunstable, Francois Couperin , Bach, Chopin, Britten and Messaien, and a very unusual rendering of the Top Gear theme tune. <R)
Lucie Skeaping presents highlights from two concerts given at last year's Regensburg Early Music Days Festival. One has a Chinese theme, featuring music by Italian scientist and missionary Matteo Ricci , who spent the last 27 years of his life in China.
Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital by the Florestan Trio, recorded at the Wigmore Hall. Dvorak Piano Trio No 1 in B flat, Op 21 Petr Eben Piano Trio
Schubert Piano Trio in E flat, D929
In the final programme of the series, Brian delves into the postbag one last time for more listeners' requests, including Delius's On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring, Peter Maxwell Davies 's An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise, Haydn's Piano Sonata in E minor, H XXII 34, and Finzi's Dies Natalis.
Producer Deborah Preston
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As the English Folk Dance and Song society celebrates its 75th anniversary, Tom Service visits one of the largest English counties, Lincolnshire, to investigate what impact the sounds and music of a county have on its identity. From
Percy Grainger 's field recordings of folk song at Brigg in the far north of Lincolnshire to the country's first peal of tuned bells at Croyland Abbey in the south of the county, Service hears how music shapes people's sense of where they live. Producer Jeremy Evans
Aled Jones talks to choir director Celso Antunes about the choral tradition in Brazil and introduces a specially recorded concert by the BBC Singers. Producer Chris Taylor
By Stephen Wakelam. In 1675, at the time of the death of his close friend Johannes Vermeer , Antony van Leeuwenhoek made an astonishing discovery. Examining rainwater and canal water he was the first person to identify bacteria.
Producer Jeremy Mortimer
Antony van Leeuwenhoek:
Maria van Leeuwenhoek:
3/3. Afrikaans. Will the end of apartheid in South Africa lead to the eventual demise of the Afrikaans language? For playwright Mike van Kraan , this is a personal question. Brought up by his Afrikaans-speaking parents, he made a stand against apartheid by refusing to speak the language as a young man. In this colourful Radio 3 feature, Mike goes on a personal journey, quizzing the likes of FW de Klerk and Andre Brink , to define for himself the struggle for Afrikaans. Producer Daniel Tetlow
A session by the folk musician Tim van Eyken.
1/5. With Donald Macleod.
See/e, wie bist du schoner (Altenberg Lieder)
Jessye Norman (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez Jugendlieder Nos land 2
Jessye Norman (soprano), Ann Schein (piano). Four Pieces, Op 5 David Peck (clarinet), Scott Holshouser (piano)
Seven Early Songs Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio AbbadO Repeated from Monday
Presented by Susan Sharpe. Morley Gaude Maria ; Agnus Dei Byrd Psallite Domino ; Senex Puerum Probat; Lumen ad
Revelationem Salters Eternity Gibbons 0 Clap Your Hands Together; 0 Lord in Thy Wrath Stanford Justorum Animae , Op 38 No 1; Beati Quorum Via, Op 38 No 3 Elqar Feasting I Watch, Op 45 No 5; The Prince of Sleep Skempton Sowing Philip Cashian Music for an Empty Sky Howells The Summer Is Coming Anon 0 Waly Waly; The Coasts of High Barbary; Blow the Wind Southerly; A Beautiful Summer Time Ionian Singers, conductor Timothy Saiters 2.16 Kodaly Summer Evening 2.34 Vieuxtemps Cello Concerto No I in A minor
3.03 DvorakSymphonyNo 9 in E minor (From the New World)
3.50 Chopin Fantasie in F minor, Op 49 4.03
Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro 4.09 Strauss, arr Schoenberg
Roses from the South 4.18 Folquet de Marseille Si Tot Me Sui A Tart Aperceubutz 4.23 Anon Istampitta (Belicha) 4.30 Schubert Der Konig von Thule, D367; Der Fischer, D225 436 Tchaikovsky Melodrama; Dance of the Tumblers (The Snow Maiden) 4.52 Arnold Little Suite No 1, Op 80 5.00
Walton Sonata for Strings 5.26 Ravel Piano Concerto in D for the left hand 5.42 Debussy La Mer 6.06 Telemann Overture in F for two chalumeaux, two violette and basso continuo
6.17 Handel Sorge nel Petto (Rinaldo) 6.22 Pieces de Lute in F minor 6.33 Sandstrom Surge Aquilo 6.41 Colin Brumby Festival Overture on Australian Themes 6.51 Scott
Paramount Rag 6.55 Grainger The Gum-Sucker's March