Presented by Suzy Klein. At 8.30 a Poem for Today, featuring Katrina Porteous reading her poem Shanky, and a Haydn piano sonata.
With Andrew McGregor.
9.30 Building a Library Graham Sadler recommends a recording of Rebel's Les Elemens, written in 1737.
10.30 Valery Gergiev talks about the challenges of recording Shostakovich's The Nose at the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, and Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand in St Paul's Cathedral, London.
11.45 Disc of the Week
Eccles The Judgement of Paris Soloists, Early Opera Company, director Christian Curnyn bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview email: firstname.lastname@example.org Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1. page 651
Tom Service talks to conductor Colin Davis about his 50 years with the London Symphony Orchestra. Producer Juan Carlos Jaramillo
Lucie Skeaping explores the Balet Comique de la Royne - an allegorical spectacle given in October 1581 at the Paris court of Catherine de' Medici. With a recorded performance by Swiss-based group Ensemble Elyma and their director Gabriel Garrido. Producer Chris wines
Another chance to hear Monday's recital from
London's Wigmore Hall, introduced by Louise Fryer. Boris Giltburg (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57
Brahms Three Intermezzos: Op 117 No 2 in B flat minor Op 118 No 2 in A, Op 119 No 2 in E minor Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 2, Op 14
Lucy Duran introduces a session by Senegalese singer and hoddu player Malick Pathe Sow , plus an interview with Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington about their new album, Floodplain. Producer Felix Carey
In the 1950s trumpeter Booker Little was arguably one of jazz's brightest hopes, forging a new compositional and playing style that offered a strikingly original way forward from bebop. Tom Perchard joins Alyn Shipton to pick the highlights from Little's recorded catalogue. Producer Alyn Shipton
Geoffrey Smith introduces a selection of listeners' requests.
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In Strauss's high drama, first performed in Dresden in 1909, Elektra seeks to avenge the murder of her father King Agamemnon by her mother Clytemnestra. Presented by Andrew McGregor.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Mark Elder
RT DIRECT: Richard Strauss Elektra (2 CDs) featuring Eva Marton , Cheryl Studer , Marjana Lipovsek and the Bavarian
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Coverage of the Song Prize final from St David 's Hall, Cardiff, presented by Fiona Talkington with commentary from Catherine Bott.
Ivan Hewett explores the mainly Polish theme of this year's Canterbury Sounds New Festival.
Marta Ptaszynska Space Model for percussion and tape Nicholas Reed (percussion)
Samantha Fernando Frozen Reflections (after Szymanowski's Piano Etude No 3)
Aurora Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Collon
Aqata Zubel Obciazenie Dopuszczalne (Loading Limit) for percussion and computer Nicholas Reed (percussion) Liqeti Chamber Concerto Lutoslawski Chain 1
Aurora Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Collon
South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim joins Alyn Shipton to discuss his recorded catalogue.
Ortiz Passamezzo antico; Ruggiero Romanesca;
Passamezzo moderno Hume A Souldiers March; Harke, harke; A Souldiers Resolution Marais Prelude; Muzettes I and 2; La sautillante 1.24 Sanz Jacaras ; Canarios
1.30 Marais Couplets des Folies d'espagne 1.43 Jordi Savall Variations on Cuelz Old Britain 1.47 Mozart
Symphony No 25 in G minor, K183 2.12 Brahms Cello Sonata No I in E minor, Op 38 2.36 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 7 (Appassionata) 3.00 Korngold Violin Concerto 3.28 Pekiel Missa pulcherrima 3.59 Rossini String Sonata No 5 in E flat 4.14 Debussy
Estampes 4.29 Sorkocevic, arr Matusic Symphony in No 3 in D 4.37 Auber Overture: Marco Spada 4.47 Buffardin Flute Concerto in E minor 5.00 Schubert
Overture in D In the Italian Style, D590 5.09 Grainger Four Folk Songs 5.20 Saint-Sains Scherzo in B, Op 87
5.31 Mozart Concerto Divertimento in E flat, K113 5.46 Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 47 6.13 Handel Return, 0 God of Hosts (Samson) 6.22 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in D minor, H426 6.45 Suk Fantastic scherzo