Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Glinka Overture: Russian and Ludmilla Kirov Orchestra , conductor Valery Gergiev
Monteverdi Dixit Dominus 1 0640) The King's Consort and Choir, conductor Robert King
8.00-9.00: Shchedrin Concerto for Orchestra No 1 (Naughty Limericks) Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev D Scarlatti Sonata in D minor, Kk213 Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
9.00-10.00: Rossini Pas de deux (Guillaume Tel/) Milan Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Bach Cantata No 56: Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen Dominik Worner (bass-baritone), La Petite Bande, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken
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Michael Berkeley 's guest is Ffion Hague, whose musical passions include Bryn Terfel performing a Welsh lullaby, Bruckner's motet Christus factus est, and Faure's Cantique deJean Racine, plus concerto movements by Mozart and Bach. <R)
4/4. Lucie Skeaping explores the publishing sensation of 1590s Venice, Cesare Vecellio 's guide to the dress and customs of the world, in conversation with the book's translators,
Margaret Rosenthal and Ann Rosalind Jones. The book included vivid illustrations and a detailed and often amusing social commentary on the habits of people all over the world. Music includes carnival music by Giovanni Croce and works by Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli.
Chi-chi Nwanoku delves into this week's selection of listeners' requests, with music from Sibelius's Lemminkainen Legends, Vaughan Williams 's
Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes, Brahms's Trio for piano, violin and horn, and a taste of harpist Catrin Finch 's new arrangement of Bach's Goldberg Variations. And Finch's own choice of music is Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No 2.
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Last Wednesday's service from the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge. Responses: Tomkins. Psalm: 51 (Allegri). First Lesson: Isaiah 1 vv10-18. Canticles: Short Service (Byrd). Second Lesson:
Luke15, vvH-32. Anthem: Tribulationes civitatum (Byrd). Hymn: Lord Jesus, Think on Me (Southwell). Organ Voluntary: Prelude in C minor, BWV546 (Bach). Director of music Andrew Nethsingha. Junior organ student John Challenger.
Catherine Bott and Laurence Cummings explore Handelian opera seria, the dominant operatic form of the 18th century, which had its own rhetoric and conventions. Aided by soprano Rebecca Outram and countertenor Andrew Radley , they consider how the composer transformed the operatic conventions of his day.
To celebrate St David 's Day and the 200th anniversary of Mendelssohn's birth, Aled Jones introduces a performance of his oratorio Elijah, from St David 's Hall in Cardiff. Anna Leese and Elin Manahan Thomas
(sopranos), Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo), Andrew Kennedy (tenor) and Neal Davies (bass-baritone), Cardiff Ardwyn Singers,
BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Thierry Fischer. Mendelssohn Elijah
The Kaaba is the black cube at the heart of the Masjid al-Haram Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is the holiest shrine of Islam, visited by millions of pilgrims every year, and is traditionally said to have been built by Abraham on the foundations of the first house of Adam. Navid Akhtar looks at the ways the Kaaba has intersected with Western culture. Producer lain Chambers
Ian Barford and Jeff Perry, from Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company, perform a tapestry of American writing inspired by the American landscape. With prose and poetry by John Steinbeck, Henry James, Robert Frost and John Ashbery, and music by Charles Ives, Woodie Guthrie, Samuel Barber and Irving Berlin.
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Claire Martin meets pianist Liam Noble and drummer Paul Clarvis , who discuss the release of their album Starry, Starry Night. Producer Sushil Dade
Presented by John Shea.
Svendsen Romeo and Juliet
1.15 Tchalkovsky Piano Concerto No 1 B flat minor
1.48 Nielsen Symphony No 5; Chaconne, Op 32
2.33 Schumann Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 14
3.00 Benoit Magnificat 3.06 Hoof Symphony No I in A
3.39 Maldere Sinfonia in A
3.52 Brumel Agnus Dei (Missa: Et ecce terrae motus)
3.58 Obrecht Omnes spiritus laudet
4.05 Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV225
4.18 Albinonl Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2
4.31 Rossini String Sonata No 1 in G
4.45 Boieldieu Viens, gentile dame (La dame blanche)
4.52 Dukas Villanelle 5.00 Auber Overture: Fra diavolo
5.10 Bizet, compl Guiraud L'Arlésienne: Suite No 2
5.24 Sarasate Concert Fantasy on Carmen, Op 25
5.38 Brahms Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79
5.47 Chabrier Espana 5.54 Granados Four tonadillas
6.03 Yuste Estudio melodico 6.11 Crusell Bassoon
Concertino in B flat 6.30 Trad Swedish, arr Wikander Four Songs 6.36 Berwald Septet in B flat