With Andrew McGregor , including
Haydn Cassation in D for Four Horns, Violin, Viola and Bass
6.15 Bach Partita No 3 in E,
BWV1006 Monica Huggett (violin)
7.04 Arne Cantata: The Morning Emma Kirkby (soprano), Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman
7.32 Bridge Enter Spring
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Neville Marriner
8.05 Beethoven Overture: Coriolan
Philharmonia, conductor Otto Klemperer
8.45 Dvorak Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat, Op 45 No 3 Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit Editor Andrew Lyle
With Andrew McGregor , including
Peter Hobday presents Mendelssohn symphonies and recordings by pianist Dinu Lipatti.
Elgar Three Bavarian Dances - London Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Boult
9.14 Byrd Pavan in Five Parts; Browning (The Leaves Be Green) - Capriccio Stravagante
9.23 Dvorak Overture: Othello - Oslo Philharmonic, conductor Mariss Jansons
9.38 Bach Partita in B flat, BWV825 - Dinu Lipatti (piano)
9.57 Mendelssohn Symphony No 1 in C minor - Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claus Peter Ror
Described as one of music's natural poets, Murray Perahia talks to Joan Bakewell about his early days in America, where he started playing the piano at the age of four. At 24, he won the prestigious Leeds
International Piano Competition, and even though engagements flowed in following this success, life was not always easy. Featured music includes excerpts from the Grieg and Chopin piano concertos and Perahia's very first venture in the recording studio - chamber music by Mozart. Producer Gwawr Owen
With Donald Macleod. The epic Hollywood film El Cid , starring
Chariton Heston as the mercenary warrior, provided a spectacular image of the splintered warring kingdoms that were 11th-century Spain. El Cid's reputation as hero, father and husband has inspired great literature and music since his death.
Producer Andrew Lyle
"Hats off, gentlemen, a genius!" Presented by Stephen Plaistow in conversation with Jim Samson.
Variations on "La Ci Darem la
Mano", Op 2 Eldar Nebolsin (piano), German Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
Polonaise in G sharp minor Peter Katin (piano)
Rondo a la Mazur, Op 5
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
The Wish; There Where She Loves;
Out of My Sight! Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23 Krystian Zimerman (piano) Producer Gwawr Owen
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm
From St John's, Smith Square, London.
Views of Spain, mostly by outsiders, performed by Christine Schafer (soprano) and Graham Johnson (piano).
Wolf Die Ihr Schwebet; Ach des Knaben Augen; Klinge, Klinge Mein Pandero; In dem Schatter Meiner Locken; Mogen Alle Bb'sen Zungen; Kopfchen, Kopfchen, Nicht Gewimmert; Sagt, seid Ihr Es, Feiner Herr (Spanisches Liederbuch)
Saint-Saens Guitares et Mandolines
Roussel Le Bachelier de Salamanque
Wolf Sagt Ihm dass Er zu Mir Komme Bitt Ihn, O Mutter; Alle Gingen Herz zur Ruh; Ob Auch Finstre Blicke Glitten; Sie Blasen zum Abmarsch; Bedeckt Mich mit Blumen; Wer Tat Deinem Fusslein Weh?; Geh', Geliebter, Geh' Jetzt; (Spanisch Liederbuch)
(Repeated Saturday 1pm)
Conductors Vernon Handley and Nicholas Braithwaite ,
Hugh Tinney (piano) Bax Summer Music
Honegger Symphony No 2
Dvorak Piano Concerto in G minor;
Symphony No 7 in D minor
Repeated from yesterday 12.15pm
A Musical Offering
In 1747 Bach visited the court of Frederick the Great, where the king presented the composer with a theme to improvise on. To discover how hard the task was, Tommy Pearson teams up with pianist Wayne Marshall. Producer Chris Wines
Sean Rafferty 's guests this week are female singers, and today he talks about the art of performing German lieder with soprano Christine Schafer. Including works by Bach, Mozart and, leading up to 7.00, Martha Argerich performs Schumann's Kinderszenen.
BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor Andrew Davis , Reiko Watanabe (violin)
Hugh Wood Variations for Orchestra Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
Sibelius Symphony No 2
SOUNDING THE CENTURY
The Brecht Centenary
Famous as one of the major playwrights of the 20th century, Bertolt Brecht is now seen as perhaps Germany's greatest modern poet. In five programmes this week, Adrian Mitchell looks at Brecht poems and songs. The readers include
Maria Friedman and Harold Pinter.
1: Of Poor BB. The early poems. Producer Ned Chaillet
Hanns Eisler 's Septet No 2. written for Hollywood and played by Ensemble Stanislas . Discs
Linda Ormiston introduces songs written in turn-of-the-century
Scotland. They are performed by two of the finest young Scottish singers of their generation, Lisa Milne
(soprano) and Jamie MacDougall (tenor), accompanied by Roger Vignoles (piano) and Sioned Williams (harp). Marjorie Kennedy Frazer brought a cosmopolitan sophistication to her arrangements of Hebridean song, while Hamish MacCunn explored the full gamut of song, from music hall and operetta to art song.
Producer Svend Brown. Repeated tomorrow 4pm
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences. Producer Philip Tagney
MUSIC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 652 # Robert Sandall : Face behind the Voice: page 131
Edward Blakeman explores the music of a neglected composer, with contributions from Joel-Marie Fauquet. Si J'Etais Petit Oiseau (Six
Romances Populaires) Teresa Zylis -
Gara (soprano), Christian Ivaldi (piano) Piano Trio No 2 in B minor
Oh! Quand Je Dors : Guitare (Six Melodies, Op 17)
Bruno Laplante (baritone), Marc Durand (piano), Felicity Lott
(soprano), Graham Johnson (piano) Divertissement (excerpts) Basle SO, conductor Giancarlo Andretta
Repeated from last Monday
Digby Fairweather remembers the great career of baritone sax player Gerry Mulligan.
Producer Terry Carter
With Penny Gore.
1.00 Hindemith Das Marienleben
Soile Isoski (soprano), Marita Viitasalo (piano)
2.15 Rameau Suite No 4
Annamari Polho (piano)
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 Song Tree 3.45 Radio Showcase 3.50 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Together Stories 4.15 Music for Dance 4.30 Hopscotch
4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Sequence: Poulenc Sept
Chansons Jauna Musica , conductor
Vaclovas Augustinas 5.30
Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in D minor, Op 65 No 6 Martti Miettinen
5.45 Leopold Mozart Symphony in D Slovenian RTVSO. conductor Marko Munih