WithPenny Gore .
WF Bach Sinfonia in F
Violons du Roy, director Bernard Labadie
6.40 Bruch Concerto in E minor for clarinet and viola, Op 88 Gerard Causse (viola), Paul Meyer (clarinet), Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
7.00 Chabrier Overture: Gwendoline Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.50 Grainger Blithe Bells Piers Lane (piano)
8.00 William Schuman American Festival Overture Los Angeles Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
8.35 Elgar In the South (Alassio), Op 50 London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
WithPenny Gore .
In 1725 the collection we now know as The Four Seasons first appeared in print under the rather less snappy title of The
Contest between Harmony and Invention. Today Donald Macleod traces the history of the world's most popular piece of classical music.
Violin Concerto in Fminor, RV297 (Winter) (The Four Seasons) Enrico Onofri IIGiardinoArmonico, conductor Giovanni Antonini
Cessate, Omai Cessate , RV684
Sara Mingardo (alto), Concerto Italiano, director Rinaldo Alessandrini
Sorte, Che M'Invitasti . . . Ho Nel Petto un Cor Si Forte (II Giustino) Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), II Giardino Armonico , conductor Giovanni Antonini Violin Concerto in C, RV177
Giuliano Carmignola , Venice Baroque Orchestra, conductor Andrea Marcon
With Jonathan Swain.
Franck Symphonic Variations Philippe Entremont (piano),
French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
10.17 Howard Ferguson Octet, Op 4 Ensemble Acht
10.39 Beethoven Bagatelles, Op 126: No 1 in G; No 2 in G minor Artur Schnabel (piano)
10.46 Purcell The Fairy Queen, Part 2 (excerpts) Charles Brett (countertenor), Ian Partridge (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Owen Brannigan (bass), Ambrosian Opera Chorus,
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
11.00 Britten A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 3 (Opening)
Dexter Fletcher (spoken), Lilian Watson (soprano), James Bowman
(countertenor), City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
11.09 Ibert Divertissement
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
Aldeburgh Festival 2003
Chris de Souza introduces pianist Thomas Ades , the festival's artistic director, playing Schubert's Trout quintet with the Belcea Quartet and double bass player Corin Long , and Ann Murray singing Britten's A Charm of Lullabies.
City of London Festival - Radio 3 New
8: Verity Sharp presents a recital recorded at St Mary Abchurch.
Lawrence Power (viola), Jonathan Biss (piano)
Schumann Nachtstucke , Op 23
Julian Phillips Four Characters (first performance)
Hindemith Viola Sonata, Op 11 No 4
BBC Philharmonic - The Symphony in the 19th Century
Mahler's Sixth Symphony, written in 1904, represents a culmination of the 19th-century symphonic tradition and hints at a new direction forthe 20th century. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Hindemith Konzertmusik for brass and strings Conductor Van Pascal Tortelier Mahler Symphony No 6
Conductor Charles Mackerras
With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.
Big Sid Catlett. Julian Joseph and Geoffrey Smith introduce recordings of this versatile drummer, who was a mainstay of the New York scene in the 1930s and 40s, and equally at home in the groups of modern players such as Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker and in the older swing bands of Benny Goodman and Fletcher Henderson.
With Petroc Trelawny.
Live from Cheltenham Town Hall, as part of this year's Cheltenham Festival.
Sarah Connolly (mezzo), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
L Berkeley Four Poems of St Teresa of Avila
Brett Dean Shadow Music (first UK performance)
Debussy La Mer
Twenty Minutes: Sheep Shearing for Beginners and Other Advice
Jeremy Harding reflects on his recent move from London to a house in the country near Bordeaux. He reflects on the upheaval and on seeing the new Europe from within.
As the National Film Theatre launches a season by "father of the French gangster films", Jean Pierre Melville , Paul Allen and guests discuss contrasting portrayals of the criminal underworld in European and American Cinema. Producer Zahid Warley
Jez Nelson presents a roundup of the latest contemporary jazz CD releases.
With Jonathan Swain.
Donizetti La Favorita
Teatro Coion Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Bruno Bartoletti
3.20 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor3.55 Madetoja Ballet Suite: Okon Fuoco 4.05 A Scarlatti Concerto Grosso
No 1 in F minor 4.15 Boccherini Rondeau, Op 28 No 4 4.20 Lassus Motets: lam
Lucis Orto Sidere; In Hora Ultima; Omnia Tempus Habent; Quo Properas
4.30 Sweelinck Psalm 1404.40 Handel
Recorder Sonata in D minor 4.50 Cavalli Sonata a 8 5.00 Mozart, arr Grieg Piano
Sonata in C, K545 5.05 Telemann Trio
Sonata in D, TWV42:D 2 (Trietti Methodici e Scherzi, No 2) 5.15 Smit Concerto for piano and wind 5.25 Sibelius Valse Triste
5.35 Durante Concerto per Quartetto No 6 in A 5.45Schutz Vater Abraham
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