With Andrew McGregor , including
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
6.39 Bantock Celtic Symphony RPO, conductor Vernon Handley
7.05 Bach Trio Sonata in C, BWV529 the King's Consort, director Robert King
7.32 Komgold Piano Concerto in C sharp for the Left Hand
Howard Shelley, BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
8.05 Building a Library: Best of the Bunch
Highlights of the Toscanini recordings chosen by Robert Philip.
8.35 Copland Sextet
Harold Wright (clarinet), the composer (piano), Juilliard String Quartet
With Andrew McGregor , including
Bishop Jack Spong introduces Christmas carols.
Yorkshire Bach Choir, conductor Peter Seymour
Peter Cornelius Drei Kb'n'ge Hoist Lullay My Liking
Britten A Boy Was Born
Next programme tomorrow 8.45am
With Penny Gore.
Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op 114
Franklin Cohen (clarinet), Stephen Geber (cello),
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
9.25 Rachmaninov, arr Dubensky Vocalise
Anne Moffo (soprano),
American Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski Weber Symphony No 1 in C London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington Discs
With Piers Burton-Page .
Jeremiah Clarke Prince of Denmark's
March (Trumpet Voluntary)
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet), Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Richard Studt
10.04 Artist of the Week:
Paul Steinitz (conductor) Schutz Magnificat
London Bach Society Choir
10.17 Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K407
Gerd Seifert , Brandis Quartet
10.35 Johann Strauss (son) Waltz: The Blue Danube
Slovak Philharmonic Choir,
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jerome Cohen
10.43 Bruckner Lancier-Quadrille Wolfgang Brunner (piano)
10.55 Heuberger Serenade for Strings, Op 7 (Nachtmusik) Berlin Radio Sinfonietta, conductor Jiri Starek
11.14 Malcolm Williamson Sinfonietta
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Jane Glover
11.53 Warlock A Cornish Christmas
Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton
Roger Nichols rounds off the week with a selection of songs and orchestral music by Duparc and Chausson.
Duparc Au Pays 06 Se Fait la Guerre Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Duparc Aux Etoiles
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce
Chausson Les Papillons ; Le Colibri Ann Murray (mezzo),
Roger Vignoles (piano) Chausson Soir de Fete
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
Duparc La Vie Antérieure
Charles Panzera (baritone),
Madeleine Panzera-Baillot (piano) Chausson Poeme
Ginette Neveu (violin) Philharmonia, conductor Issay Dobrowen
Repeated next Friday 12 midnight
Timothy Roberts (fortepiano), the Revolutionary Drawing Room. Telemann Quartet in A for Flute, Violin, Viola and Continuo
CPE Bach Quartet in A minor for Fortepiano, Flute, Viola and Cello Shield String Trio No 2 in F
Haydn Trio in D for Fortepiano, Flute and Cello, H XV 16
A series in which leading musicians talk about matters close to their heart.
Today violinist Joshua Bell reveals his competitive streak.
2.05 Ysaye Caprice d'apres I'Etude en Forme de Valse de Saint-Saens
Joshua Bell (violin), Royal Philharmonic , conductor Andrew Litton
Repeated from yesterday 10.00pm
Beecham and the RPO
Paul Guinery celebrates the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Sir
Thomas Beecham 's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. As well as BBC archive recordings from the forties and fifties, there are reminiscences from musicians associated with the orchestra and its inimitable founder.
And the voice of Beecham himself introduces some of his favourite works.
Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201 Delius North Country Sketches Sibelius Symphony No 7
Wagner Tannhauser (Overture and Venusberg Music)
Tommy Pearson rounds off this week of programmes by investigating the phenomenon of the Christmas pop hit.
With Andrew Green. Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
LSO, conductor Colin Davis
5.55 Howells Long , Long Ago Cambridge Singers, conductor John Rutter
6.35 Messiaen Dieu parmi Nous (La Nativité du Seigneur) Gillian Weir (organ) Producer Ray Abbott
From King's College, Cambridge.
BBC Singers, Choristers of King's College, Cambridge, Christopher Hughes (organ). Sioned Williams
(harp), conductor Stephen Cleobury Britten A Ceremony of Carols
Judith Bingham Nativity Sequence
7.35 Readings from Britten's letters and diaries relating to the premiere in 1934 of A Boy Was Bom. With recollections from Iris Lemare , who conducted the first public performance, and Anne Wood , a former member of the BBC Singers.
7.45 Britten A Boy Was Born
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier,
Raphael Wallfisch (cello).
Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kije Caplet Epiphany
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Christmas Eve
Utopia and the Future
Margaret Drabble , Fiona Shaw and Michele Roberts reveal their own hopes for the next century.
With Kirsteen McCue.
Traverse Theatre Concert
A concert given in this Edinburgh theatre featuring the Cauld Blast Orchestra, a unique ensemble of composers, improvisers and traditional musicians. lain Johnstone Giddy Monkey
Karen Wimhurst Clamorous Parrots
Anne Wood Mixed Blood lain Johnstone Collie Ghillie
Steve Kettley March of the Undecided lain Johnstone Tango for a Drowning Man
Steve Kettley Tower of Babel Stomp
11.00 The Green Room
A studio session from a Glasgow trio who play on conventional, electronic and home-made instruments.
Biomorph; Trajectories: Amazon
11.30 Simon Thoumire Three
A late-night set from Simon Thoumire (concertina), Kevin McKenzie (guitar) and Simon Thorp (bass), recorded at the Traverse Theatre.
Producer David McGuinness
With Stephen Johnson. 5: Storm and Calm
String Quartet No 7; Energy; Michael Tippett , His Mystery; String Quartet No 15 Repeated from last Friday
With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Mahler Symphony No 2
(Resurrection) Solveig Kringelborn
(soprano), Marjana Lipovsek (mezzo), Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Swedish Radio Choir, Berlin Philharmonic , conductor Claudio Abbado
2.25 Adele Anthony (violin), Odense Symphony Orchestra/Janos Fiirst
Nielsen Overture: Maskarade; Violin
3.05 BBC SO/Andrew Davis
Birtwistle Machaut a Ma Maniere
Eigar Symphony No 2 in E flat
4.15 Bohumila Jedlickova (piano),
Josef Suk (violin), Nina Kotova (cello). Music by Janacek and Smetana.