Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Franck Symphony in D minor
7.03 Rossini Overture obbligata and contrabasso in D
7.35 Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
8.03 Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Before Parting
8.35 Vivaldi Concerto in A minor, Op 4 No 4 (La Stravaganza)
Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Schubert String Quartet No 5 in B flat (D68)
9.14 Handel 11 consigno (Tra le fiamme)
9.32 Dvorak Wind
Serenade in D minor,
Op 44 Discs
With Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Mathias Suite: Santa Fe
10.15 Hoddinott Passaggio
10.30 Mozart Madamina il catalogo (Don Giovanni )
10.45 Haydn Piano Trio in G minor (H XV 1)
11.00 Artist of the Week:
Mark Wigglesworth (conductor)
Wagner Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey; Siegfried's Funeral Music; Immolation Scene
11.55 Dilys Elwyn Edwards Mae hiraeth yn y mor
Presented by Lindsay Kemp.
Mehul Overture: Le Tresor suppose
Cherubini Ah! Nos peines seront communes (Medee); Lodoiska (Act 2, excerpts) Spontini La Vestale (excerpts)
Presented by Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Chamber Music from Manchester
From the Memorial
Grammar School, a selection of English music from the time of Henry V to Henry VIII, introduced by Rodney Slatford. Orlando Consort
Dunstable Descendi in ortum meum
Roy Henry Sanctus Dunstable Preco preheminencie
Henry VIII Pastyme with good companye (De mon triste de plaisir)
Cornysh Ah, the syghes
Henry VIII Gentil prince de renom
Anon I am a jolly foster Comysh Ave Maria
Henry VIII Hélas madame (Music for the Ancient Lord Mayor's Show)
Comysh Adew mes amours; A Robyn, gentyl Robin; Blow thi home, hunter
Walter Lambe Stella caeli
Let's Make a Story 2.15 Music Box 2.30 Dance
Workshop 2.50 Poetry Corner
3.00 Mining the Archive Time Remembered
In the second of four programmes, Stephen Plaistow meets violinist
Norbert Brainin , whose career was changed by the debut of the Amadeus
Quartet in 1948. Stephen Plaistow meets him and introduces some of his BBC recordings, including violin sonatas by Mozart and Schubert performed with two pianists closely associated with him: Lili
Kraus and Lamar Crowson.
A Cavendish production
4.20 By the Waters of Babylon
In the last of this nine-part series, the Rev Alan Walker finds two peoples -
Ethiopians and Eritreans - united by the ancient Gheez language and by their worship in Notting Hill, London.
Producer Antony Pitts
Songs of the Underworld John Thornley introduces more recordings of rembetika - songs of the working-class suburbs of Athens,
Piraeus and Salonika from
1900 to 1950, featuring music of the Greek refugees from Turkey and songs of the Second World War and the Civil War, plus the musician who turned rembetika into a popular art form in Greece: Vasilis
Music and Worship
Praise the Lord! It's the gospel according to Tommy Pearson.
With Jeremy Nicholas , including
George Malcolm Paradies
6.03 Satie Le Piccadilly
6.30 Mercadante Flute
Concerto in E minor, Op 57 Producer Jeremy Nicholas
My subject is war and the pity of war: The poetry is in the pity ... All a poet can do today is warn.
- Wilfred Owen.
Benjamin Britten 's powerful setting of the Latin Mass for the Dead alongside the anti-war poetry of Wilfred Owen.
Tonight's performance, was given as part of Glasgow's Mayfest 1995 in the Shed. Lynda Russell (soprano) Thomas Randle (tenor) Michael Volle (baritone) Scottish Festival Chorus
Choristers of St Mary's
Episcopal Cathedral Choir George McPhee (organ) Chamber orchestra conductor Nigel Boddice BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Another modern and unlikely icon. 15: Rubber
Spanking, hot-water bottles and the British Empire. FACTSHEET: for details see
With Sarah Walker.
Mark-Anthony Tumage Your Rockaby
BBC SO/Andrew Davis
Sally Beamish Shadow and Silver
James MacMillan Mairi
Gordon MacPherson Two
Movements from Hand Guns
Pendereckl Clarinet Quartet Janet Beat Vincent Sonata
Penderecki String Trio Ruth Crouch (violin)
Chamber Group of Scotland Gerald Barry The Conquest of Ireland (BBC commission; first performance)
Elliott Carter Variations for orchestra
Stephen Richardson (bass) BBC SO/Matthias Bamert Producer Philip Tagney
3: George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers
John McGlinn looks at the works that American songwriters
George Gershwin and Richard
Rodgers composed for the West End stage. Primrose, Gershwin's one London show, was a bright and jolly caper typical of the twenties. Rodgers and Hart's diverse output contained musicals and revues with a treasure trove of song - including My Heart Stood Still and Dancing on the Ceiling - both introduced by Jessie Matthews.
A Unique Broadcasting production