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With Paul Guinery.
Gregorian chant Admirabile Commercium
Josquin 0 Admirabile Commercium Cappella Pratensis, director Rebecca Stewart
7.08 Vaughan Williams From the Eastern Mountains
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, director Richard Marlow
Vaughan Williams Prelude on Rhosymedre
Andrew Lamb (organ)
7.17 Erkki-Sven Tuur Architectonics III
NYYD Ensemble
7.27 Nielsen Little Suite, Op 1 Helsinki Strings, conductors Csaba and Geza Szilvay
7.45 Gregorian chant Quando Natus Est
Josquin Quando Natus Est Cappella Pratensis, director Rebecca Stewart
7.50 Bach Church Cantatas:
Bach Cantata No 153: Schau, Lieber Gott, Wie Meine Feind
Stefan Rampft (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Thomas Hampson (bass), Tolz Boys' Choir,
Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.06 Vasks Landscape with Birds Dita Krenberga (flute)
8.16 Gregorian chant Germinavit Josquin Germinavit Cappella Pratensis, director Rebecca Stewart
8.20 Gallus Tribus Miraculis; Mirabile Misterium; Ab Oriente Venerunt Magi Huelgas Ensemble, director Paul van Nevel
8.30 Gabrieli Canzona No 14 a 10; Buccinate in Neomenia Tuba a 19 Gabrieli Consort and Players, director Paul McCreesh
8.38 Erkki-Sven Tuur Architectonics IV (Per Cadenza ad Metasimplicity)
NYYD Ensemble
8.48 Gregorian chant Ecce Maria Josquin Ecce Maria Cappella Pratensis, director Rebecca Stewart
Producer Antony Pitts

Contributors

Introduced by:
Paul Guinery.
Director:
Rebecca Stewart
Director:
Richard Marlow
Organ:
Andrew Lamb
Conductors:
Szaba and Geza Szilvay
Director:
Rebecca Stewart
Alto:
Stefan Rampft
Tenor:
Kurt Equiluz
Bass:
Thomas Hampson
Director:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Director:
Paul McCreesh
Producer:
Antony Pitts

Boyce Symphony No 1 in B flat (Ode for the New Year)
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
9.11 Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso in E, Op 14 Murray Perahia (piano)
9.18 Rodrigo Two Chivalric Pieces Mexico State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Enrique Batiz
9.24 Composer of the Week: Monteverdi Exulta Filia
Ian Partridge (tenor), instrumental ensemble, director Jurgen Jurgens
9.31 Faure, orch Rabaud Dolly Suite BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
9.47 Giampieri Carnival of Venice Emma Johnson (clarinet), Gordon Beck (piano)
9.55 Verdi Dell 'lnvito Trascoro; Libiamo (La Traviata)
Soloists, Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Carlos Kleiber
10.04 Artist of the Week:
Michala Petri (recorder)
Vivaldi Concerto in A minor, RV445 I Soloisti Veneti , director Claudio Scimone
10.14 Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music (orchestral version)
LPO, conductor Vernon Handley
10.26 Quilter Three Shakespeare Songs
Stephen Varcoe (baritone), City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
10.33 Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C
ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
11.01 Prokofiev Cinderella: Suite No 1 (excerpts)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
11.15 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Paganini (Book 1) Lilya Zilberstein (piano)
11.29 Debussy Prélude a I'Apresmidi d'un Faune
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
11.45 Schubert Symphony No 1 in D
Hanover Band, director Roy Goodman
Producer Piers Burton-Page E-MAIL: [email address removed]

Contributors

Introduced by:
Brian Kay Director: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor:
Enrique Batiz
Tenor:
Ian Partridge
Director:
Jurgen Jurgens
Conductor:
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Clarinet:
Emma Johnson
Piano:
Gordon Beck
Conductor:
Carlos Kleiber
Recorder:
Michala Petri
Director:
Claudio Scimone
Conductor:
Vernon Handley
Baritone:
Stephen Varcoe
Conductor:
Richard Hickox
Conductor:
Neville Marriner
Conductor:
Neeme Jarvi
Piano:
Lilya Zilberstein
Conductor:
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Director:
Roy Goodman
Producer:
Piers Burton-Page

In the first of a series that will run throughout Schubert's bicentenary year, Gordon Stewart dips into the inexhaustible fund of Schubert songs. Today, a selection of his greeting songs.
Producer Adam Gatehouse

Contributors

Introduced by:
Gordon Stewart
Producer:
Adam Gatehouse

Christopher Page and Tess Knighton discuss recent recordings that attempt to capture the theatre of the liturgy, from medieval Masses to Venetian vespers. Is this just a way of packaging the music, and how far should it go?
Producer Kate Bolton

Contributors

Discussion:
Tess Knighton
Discussion:
Christopher Page
Producer:
Kate Bolton

In the age of the car, what of striding feet? As walking continues to play a smaller functional part in our lives, its role in our culture has grown.
Patrick Wright sets off to chart 20th-century walkers, ranging from artist Richard Long and writer Bruce Chatwin, to demonstrators and refugees.
Producer Tim Dee

Contributors

Speaker:
Patrick Wright
Producer:
Tim Dee

Jeremy Nicholas 's last look at Chopin's music as it has been reworked by others. Today's programme ends with Alfred Cortot 's reorchestration of the Piano Concerto No 2 in F.
Producer Andrew Mussett

Contributors

Speaker:
Jeremy Nicholas
Producer:
Andrew Mussett

By Jean Cocteau, translated by Jeremy Sams.
In an airless Paris apartment, an invalid mother waits obsessively for her son to return from a night out on the town.
Music by Jason Carr, performed by Michael Haslam, Steven Buckley and David Berry

Contributors

Author:
Jean Cocteau
Translated By:
Jeremy Sams.
Music By:
Jason Carr.
Musician:
Michael Haslam
Musician:
Steven Buckley
Musician:
David Berry
Director:
Sean Mathias
Yvonne:
Frances Barber
Leo:
Suzanne Bertish
George:
Bill Nighy
Madeleine:
Lou Gish
Michael:
John Light

Brian Wright introduces two works written during the forties that both remember past calamities and hope for a brighter future. In between them, a more recent work by the Georgian composer Giya Kancheli.
Durufle Requiem
BBC Singers. Stephen Farr (organ), conductor Stephen Cleobury
Kancheli Light Sorrow
New London Children's Choir, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Nelson
Martin In Terra Pax
Judith Howarth (soprano), Della Jones (contralto), Martyn Hill (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Stephen Roberts (bass), Brighton Festival Chorus, London Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
Producer Antony Pitts

Contributors

Introduced by:
Brian Wright
Organ:
Stephen Farr
Conductor:
Stephen Cleobury
Conductor:
John Nelson
Soprano:
Judith Howarth
Contralto:
Della Jones
Tenor:
Martyn Hill
Baritone:
Roderick Williams
Bass:
Stephen Roberts
Conductor:
Matthias Bamert
Producer:
Antony Pitts

The second of two programmes in which Janet Topp-Fargion explores African music of possession and trance. Including spirit possession ceremonies from eastern Africa; the Bori cult from Nigeria, in which each spirit has its own tune; the Aka pygmy ritual, which combines drum rhythms with the hallucinogenic properties of the bondo tree; and the healing songs of the San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert. Repeat

Contributors

Speaker:
Janet Topp-Fargion

Rodney Milnes compares available recordings of Humperdinck's opera Hansel and Gretel. David Fallows reviews new releases of medieval and Renaissance choral music, including 15th-century French and Italian courtly love songs, choral music by Robert Fayrfax, Victoria's Officium Defunctorum of 1605, and Paul McCreesh's reconstruction of the 1608 festival at San Rocco, Venice, with music by Giovanni Gabrieli. Revised repeat from yesterday 9.00am

Contributors

Reviewer:
Rodney Milnes
Reviewer:
David Fallows

With David Cornet.
1.15 Donizetti Lucrezia Borgia
Lucrezia Borgia MONTSERRAT CABALLE (soprano)
Don Alfonso EZIA FLAGELLO (bass)
RCA Italiana Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Jonel Perlea
3.35 1996 International Organ Music Festival, Magadino
James Diaz plays an organ recital of music by Bach, Sweelinck, Dupre and others
5.00 Sequence

Contributors

Introduced by:
David Cornet.
Soprano:
Montserrat Caballe
Bass:
Ezia Flagello
Conductor:
Jonel Perlea
Organ:
James Diaz

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