Presented by Fiona Talkington.
David Owen Norris examines the art of the arranger and transcriber, and wonders whether hearing music dressed in alternative colours yields unexpected dividends. With music by Vivaldi/Bach, Chopin/Godowsky and Wagner/Stokowski, among others. David's guest is violinist Wiebke Thormalen.
Today Michael Berkeley meets the British jazz pianist Jason Rebello. He trained as a classical pianist and his choices include include
Ivo Pogorelich playing Ravel, Alfred Brendel playing Beethoven, Keith Jarrett improvising on Over the Rainbow, and works by Duruf and Bartok.
Handel the Gourmand. Lucie Skeaping talks to the cook Clarissa Dickson Wright about
Handel's well-documented love of food. From the famous London chop houses and al fresco picnics along the Thames to new spices and curries, Lucie and Clarissa explore the eating and drinking habits in Handel's day.
Chi-chi Nwanoku presents this week's listeners' choices, including excerpts from Mozart's Great Mass in C minor, Beethoven's Violin Sonata in A (Kreutzer) and D'lndy's Symphony No 2. Plus music by Grainger, Hahn and Hummel, and soprano Josephine Barstow singing Verdi.
Cellist and composer Philip Sheppard introduces a work by Michael Tippett that influenced his life: the Fantasia concertante on a theme ofCorelli. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YO
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Last Wednesday's service from Chichester Cathedral. Introit: Thou Knowest , Lord, the Secrets of Our Hearts (Purcell). Responses: Byrd. Office Hymn: 0 Day of God, Draw Nigh (St
Michael). Psalms: 59, 60, 61 (Garrett, Crossthwaite, MacPherson, Armes, Wesley, Hylton-Stewart). First Lesson: Micah 4, vv1-7. Canticles: Daniel Purcell in E minor. Second Lesson: Matthew 5, vv1-12. Anthem: Lord, Let Me Know Mine End (Greene). Final Hymn: All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael). Organ Voluntary: Master
Tallis's Testament (Howells). Organist and Master of the Choristers Sarah Baidock. Assistant organist Mark Wardell.
Stephen Johnson explores Stravinsky's Firebird suite (1945), starting with a look at the Overture on Russian Themes, composed by one of Stravinsky's musical father figures, Rimsky-Korsakov. Recorded in Glasgow's City Halls, the programme features extracts and complete versions of both works performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Takuo Yuasa.
L Aled Jones presents coverage of the final of the biennial Let the Peoples Sing choral contest, held on 18 October in Oslo. see side panel
Who wouldn't want a genuine second chance in life? Geoff is in his 40s and facing ruin: his small business is about to collapse, his marriage is failing and his child hates him. So he fakes total amnesia. A comedy about love, loss and identity by award-winning writer Charlotte Jones.
Director Claire Grove
Rana Mitter travels to Moscow to meet the heirs of film visionaries Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948) and Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986) and explore new Russian cinema and the new Russia in the wake of the fail of communism. Directors Karen Shakhnazarov , Vasily Sigarev and Alexey Popogrebsky are among those Rana meets in the cinemas and cafes of Moscow. At the historic Most ilm studios, and visiting film screenings and festivals, Rana asks how Russia is changing, how the past is being repackaged and what Russian politicians, producers and punters would most like to see on a night out at the movies. Producer Julia Johnson
Paul McGann and Kirsty Besterman read works on the theme of solitude by Alexandre Dumas , William Wordsworth , Philip Larkin ,
Emily Dickinson and Maya Angelou , with music by Bach, Delius, Strauss, Scriabin and Thelonious Monk.
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Presented by Claire Martin from the BBC Radio
Theatre, as part of this year's London Jazz Festival. Featuring singer Sheila Jordan with Scottish pianist Brian Kellock , Polish pianist Pawel Kaczmarczyk and his Quartet, and special guest Kurt Elling , who launches his new album. Plus a sneak preview with star saxophonist Ernie Watts. Producer Keith Loxam
Puccini La bohème (concert version) 2.54 Anon
Pastorella in D; Aria in D 3.01 Ravel String Quartet in F
3.29 Bach Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564
3.45 Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364 4.15 Kuhlau Piano Sonata in F, Op 52 No 1 4.26 Brian Eno, arr Wolfe Music for Airports 112 4.38 Brahms Intermezzo in A, Op 118 No 2 4.44 Mokranjac Fifteenth Song-Wreath (Songs from Macedonia) 4.52 lbert Trois pieces breves
5.01 Trad Swedish Oh Varmeland, So Beautiful 5.05
Sven-Oavid Sandstrom A New Heaven and a New Earth
5.14 Mozart Rondo in B flat, K269 5.21 Stanley Organ Concerto in C minor 5.32 CPE Bach Sonata in A minor, Wq491 5.47 Saint-Saens, arr R Kluqescheid My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice (Samson and Delilah) 5.51 Liszt Les preludes 6.09 Rachmaninov Rhapsody' on a theme of Paganini, Op 43 6.33 Franc.aix Variations on a Theme by Haydn 6.45 Beethoven Five Scottish and Irish Folk Songs