7.30-8.30: J Strauss (son) Waltz: Morning Papers, Op 279
Vienna PO, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Marais Girl Dreaming Jordi Savall (bass viol),
Pierre Hantai (keyboard), Rolf Lislevand (theorbo) Kodaly Dances of Galanta
Philharmonia Hungarica, conductor Antal Dorati
8.30-10.00: Vivaldi Alma Oppressa (La Fida Ninfa) Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), II Giardino Armonico , director Giovanni Antonini
Rachmaninov Valse (Suite No 2, Op 17)
Martha Argerich and Alexander Rabinovich (pianos) Cherubini Overture: Anacreon
Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan
On the day after a lunar eclipse, astronomer and music lover Heather Couper joins lain Burnside to discuss how the heavens have inspired such a rich variety of composers. Music includes:
Nielsen He/ios Overture Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
Haydn The Representation of Chaos (The Creation) English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner Colin Matthews Pluto Berlin PO, conductor Simon Rattle
Arthur Bliss Things To Come LSO, conducted by the composer EMAIL: [address removed]
Michael Berkeley talks to award-winning actor Alex Jennings , whose film credits include The Queen and Babel. He has also appeared in TV dramas such as A Very Social Secretary, Spooks and The State Within. His musical tastes range from Frank Sinatra and Marvin Gaye to Lorraine Hunt Lieberson singing Bach, Laurence Olivier declaiming Shakespeare to Walton's music, and Britten's opera The Turn of the Screw.
Children of the Revolution
2/2. Lucie Skeaping presents the second of two programmes looking at the music of the French Revolution, including the work of Gossec, Cherubini, Mehul, Boieldieu and Dussek.
A recital by Swedish mezzo Katerina Karneus accompanied by her compatriot Johan Ullen , recorded at the Wigmore Hall, London. Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Schubert Fruhlingsglaube , D686;Der
Musensohn, D764; Wanderers Nachtlied, D768; Klarchens Lied, 0210; Bei dir allein, D866 No 2; Rastlose Liebe , D138
Debussy Chansons de Bilitis Poulenc Metamorphoses
Wagner Wesendonk Lieder See also Friday at 7pm
The Rape of Lucretia
3/10. Britten expert John Evans talks to distinguished interpreters of Britten's operas. In today's programme, Janet Baker talks about performing the demanding title role in The Rape of Lucretia.
Live from Rochester Cathedral. Introit:
When David Heard (Tomkins). Responses: Tomkins. Office Hymn: 0 Thou Who Camest from Above (Hereford). Psalm 135 (Ashfield, Ley). First Lesson: Jeremiah 22, vv 1-9,13-17. Canticles: St Paul's Service (Howells). Second Lesson: Luke 14, vv 27-33. Anthem: Te Lucis ante Terminum (Balfour Gardiner ). Final Hymn: Lead, Kindly Light (Alberta). Organ Voluntary: Chant Héroïque (Langlais). Sub-organist and Assistant director of music Daniel Soper.
Organist and Director of music Roger Sayer.
Cellist Matthew Barley joins Charles Hazlewood and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to delve into the world of Walton's Cello Concerto.
Aled Jones talks to composer, conductor and ex-King's Singer Bob Chilcott about his wide-ranging career. Producer Michael Surcombe
This new, specially commissioned play by Peter Ackroyd dramatises the life of one of England's greatest poets, William Blake, in his 250th anniversary year. England in 1805 was at war and in constant fear of invasion.
Radicalism, in such an atmosphere, was the equivalent of treason. Directed by Roy McMillan.
Producer Nicolas Soames See also 10.15pm David Warner 's big break: page 32
Charlie Chaplin gave birth to the concept of 20th-century global celebrity and, 30 years after his death, Mark Kermode investigates his celebrity role and influence on world culture, from the modernists and Dadaists, through the Russian avant-garde to his imitators in Bombay. Producer Fiona Croall
Innocence and Experience
This sequence takes William Blake 's Songs of Innocence and Experience as a starting point for a selection of words and music. Imogen Stubbs and Bill Paterson read poetry and prose, and Sylvia Plath reads her poem Ariel and Brian Patten 's poem about the loss of innocence, A
Blade of Grass. Music includes Blake settings by Vaughan Williams , Bernstein's The Age of Anxiety and Tallis's Spem in Alium.
Producer Jessica Isaacs See also Monday at 11pm EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic
Couperin's Pièces de
Clavecin Lucie Skeaping is joined by author and harpsichordist Jane Clark to look at the keyboard music of Frangois Couperin.
With John Shea.
Poulenc Un Soir de Neige; Secheresses: Petites Voix; La Courte Paille; Chansons Françaises
Nos 3 and 8; Quatre Petites Prières de Ste Francois d'Assise; Intermezzi No 1 in C; No 2 in D flat; Litanies a la Vierge Noire : Figure Humaine
2.31 Strauss Ein Heldenleben
3.17 Fontana Sonata Undecima (Sonata a 1.2.3)
3.26 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in F, Op 3 No 6
3.40 Janacek Mladi 4.00 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66 4.12 Haydn Trio Sonata in E flat, H XV 29 4.29 Faure Dolly Suite 4.44 Strigqio Ecce Beatam Lucem 4.52 Glinka Kamarinskaya 5.00 Bach Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV10415.14 Gigout Toccata 5.18 Falla Siete Canciones Populares Espanolas 5.31 Granados Valse Poetico 5.42 Abel Symphony in B flat, Op 10 No 2
5.53 Debussy Cello Sonata in D minor 6.06 Mozart
Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague) 6.33 Kuula Chanson sans Paroles 6.38 Prokofiev Scythian Suite: Ala I Lolly