with Anthony Burton.
Bach Violin Concerto in E
Thomas Zehetmair (violin) Amsterdam Bach Soloists
7.20 John Stafford Smith
Blest pair of sirens
Samuel Wesley 0 sing unto mie roundelaie; Invocation
7.30 Frank Martin
Symphonie concertante London Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
Quintet in E flat, Op 16 Soloists
8.22 Gibbons Dainty fine bird; Fantasia No 1 and Galliard for the Great Double
Bass; The silver swan
Tessa Bonner (soprano) Rose Consort of Viols
Timothy Roberts (organ)
The Poem of Ecstasy
New York PO/Pierre Boulez
Mozart's String Quintets: in D (K593); in E flat (K614) by Richard Wigmore. Julian Budden on new opera releases, including a new Der Freischutz and a new Hansel und Gretel.
Donizetti Overture; Act II
Finale (Don Pasquale ) Soloists
Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Roberto Abbado
10.48 Rimsky-Korsakov Sadko (excerpts) Soloists
Kirov Chorus and Orchestra,
St Petersburg/Valery Gergiev
Sony Classical have just issued the first volume in their Bruno Walter edition which contains works by Mahler, Wagner, Beethoven and Mendelssohn.
Jonathan Dunsby has been listening to it.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
Revised rpt Wednesday 3.00pm
George Pratt 's guest Nancy Hadden illustrates a range of early flutes, from the simple, plaintive-sounding
Renaissance instrument, to the more versatile keyed flute which evolved during the 18th century. Producer Kate Bolton
A Letter to Ghandiji The first of four programmes in which
Mark Tully , recently retired as the BBC's Correspondent in India after nearly 30 years, writes to his mentor
In a letter characterised by both deep affection and frustration, Mr Tully re-examines some of his own values, and questions his guru as he looks at the way India has lived up to the hopes and dreams Gandhi had for the sub-continent prior to its independence.
A Unique Broadcasting production
The Austrian baritone
Wolfgang Holzmair sings all three of Schubert's great song cycles in performances recorded last year.
2: Schwanengesang Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone)
Imogen Cooper (piano) Recorded at the 1994 Cheltenham Festival.
Next Saturday Winterreise
Clarinet Quartet in E flat Dieter Klbcker (clarinet) German String Trio Discs
Roderick Swanston asks nine leading practitioners of early music to put away their treatises and reveal the personal element in their music-making.
3: The Dutch keyboard player and conductor Ton Koopman once said, "Live dangerously, keep alive - that would be my motto." In this programme he pleads for a more emotional interpretation to go with scholarship, and shows how he tries to achieve this as soloist and with his Amsterdam
Baroque Orchestra. With excerpts from
Bach St John Passion
Anon (17th century) Miserere My Maker
Bach Agnus Dei (Mass in B minor) Turini
Trio Sonata in A minor
Handel Organ Concerto in G minor, Op 7 No 5
Buxtehude Preludium pedaliter in C; Cantata:
Jesu meines Lebens Leben
Mozart Symphony No 41 in C (Jupiter)
Producer Nick Morgan Discs
with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
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Ivan Hewett looks at number symbolism in the music of Buxtehude, and, as a major exhibition of the work of Yves Klein opens on London's South Bank, casts a nostalgic eye back to the "happenings" of the 1960s. Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm
Le Nozze di Figaro Mozart's scintillating four-act opera to a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. Marital difficulties, problem teenagers, adultery and skulduggery all feature in the course of one rather hectic day in Spain.
Presented by Peter Allen and sung in Italian.
(sop) Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
7.20 Figaro and Beaumarchais with Nimet Habachy. The Voice in Motion with Will Crutchfield.
7.45 Act 2
8.35 The Opera Quiz
Edward Downes 's guests this week are
Carolyn Abbate , Albert innaurato and Richard Woitach.
9.00 Acts 3 and 4 Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera Radio Network which is broadcast on R3 through the EBU.
"What I couldn't take was that Mother was so offhand about life after death.
That and this business of living in Crouch End."
A story about life beyond the grave, written and narrated by Will Self. Producer Duncan Minshull
Brian Morton introduces
Peter Fairclough 's Suite: Shepherd Wheel specially recorded by the drummer's own group, with Peter Whyman and Paul Dunmall (reeds), Christine Tobin (vocals), Pete Saberton
(piano), Rick Bolton (guitar), Richard Newby (percussion) and Dudley Phillips (bass). Music on disc comes from saxophonist David Murray , percussionist Eddie Prevost and pianist Marilyn Crispell. Producer Derek Drescher