With Martin Handley.
With Andrew McGregor.
Recent recordings of 17th- and 18th-century Italian music, including Monteverdi madrigals performed by I Fagiolini and new recordings of vocal works by Vivaldi.
9.45 William Mival reviews some of the most recent recordings of works by Szymanowski.
10.20 New releases of chamber works by Haydn.
11.50 Bartok Bluebeard 's Castle
Elena Zhidkova (mezzo), Willard White (bass-baritone), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] email: cdreviewiabbc.co.uk Text [number removed](standard rate) Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651
Anne Sebba tells the story of London-born concert pianist Harriet Cohen (1895-1967). Producer Sarah Cuddon
In 1609, musical prodigy Thomas Ravenscroft
(died c 1635) edited Pammelia, the earliest English printed collection of rounds and catches. He tried to produce "harmony to please, varietie to delight". Lucie Skeaping explores his life and music. Producer Sam Phillips
Another chance to hear Monday's concert from Cadogan Hall , London: a recital of Baroque reflections, introduced by Suzy Klein. Llyr Williams (piano)
Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in Eminor, Op 35 No I Bach, transcr Busoni Choral Preludes:
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV645;
Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g'mein, BWV743a; Ichruf'zudir.HerrJesu Christ, BWV639
Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel Repeated from Monday
Lucy Duran joins 400,000 revellers at this year's Gnawa and World Music Festival, an annual free event in celebration of the ancient tradition of trance music, which took place earlier in the summer in Essaouira on Morocco's Atlantic coast. Highlights include a performance by Berber singer Brahim Assli and an improvised collaborative concert given by New Orleans jazz band Congo Nation and local musicians Agadir Gnawa. Producer Roger Short
Influential pianist, composer and music professor Billy Taylor joins Alyn Shipton to select highlights of his recording career, which includes work with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker as well as backing the great saxophonist Ben Webster. Producer Alyn Shipton
Geoffrey Smith presents listeners'jazz requests. ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests, BBC Radio3
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Iberia. Poetry and music inspired by the Iberian Peninsula. Music by Granados, Falla and Miles Davis is heard alongside examples of the flamenco and fado traditions; and work by Portuguese and Spanish writers including Lorca and Fernando
Pessoa is complemented by atmospheric writing by outsiders such as Byron and Ted Hughes. With readers Andrew Wincott and Yolanda Vazquez.
Live from London's Royal Albert Hall ,
Sean Rafferty introduces a star-studded concert version of Beethoven's only opera, the themes of which are given a particular poignancy by the participation of the West-
Eastern Divan Orchestra - the ground-breaking group founded ten years ago by Barenboim and Edward Said.
Beethoven Fidelio , Part 1
(concert performance; sung in German, with English narration by Edward Said )
BBC Singers, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir. West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
8.30 Twenty Minutes: Proms Literary Festival Edward Stourton talks to Rana Mitter about how Middle-Eastern literature has informed his understanding of the region.
8.50 Beethoven Fidelio, Part 2
A chance to hear a recording of the premiere of a major new work, which took place at this year's Spitalfields Festival; presented by Ivan Hewett in conversation with the composer Michael Finnissy. In the interval, composer Alwynne Pritchard gives an appreciation of the work in relation to the rest of Finnissy's output.
Michael Finnissy The Transgressive Gospel
Kate Westbrook and Richard Jackson (vocals), Ixion, conducted by the composer
Exploring some of the complexities of love, with music on themes of longing, jealousy and the influence of Cupid by Machaut, Monteverdi, Campion and Vivaldi. With Lucy Skeaping. Producer Rebecca Bean
Madrigals and instrumental works by Monteverdi, Castello and Uccellini 2.02 Strauss Symphonia domestica, Op 53 2.45 Hartmann Sechs Tonstucke in Liederform, Op 37 3.01 Ibert Trio for violin, cello and harp 3.16 Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C 3.42
Prokofiev Symphony No 13.56 Stravinsky Suite italienne 4.13 Bach Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147 4.44 Tartlni Violin Concerto in 0 minor
5.01 Stradella Sinfonia in D minor 5.08 Mozart Flute Quartet No 4 in A, K298 5.20 Schuncke Grande Sonata in G minor, Op 3 5.43 Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat 6.14 Warlock Serenade for Strings 6.21 Delius
Violin Concerto 6.49 Poulenc Litanies a fa vierge noire