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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Mozart Exsultate Jubilate,
K165 Barbara Bonney (soprano), Vienna Concentus Musicus/Nikolaus Harnoncourt Brahms Hungarian Dances Volume 1, Nos 1-10 Julius Katchen (piano)
8.00-9.00: Part Triodion
Polyphony/Stephen Layton Schumann Konzertstück in F, Op 86
Norbert Hauptmann , Manfred Klier , Christoph Kohler and Gerd Seifert (horns), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Klaus Tennstedt


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Piano: Julius Katchen
Unknown: Norbert Hauptmann
Unknown: Manfred Klier
Unknown: Christoph Kohler
Horns: Gerd Seifert

: The Cowan Collection

Rob Cowan presents some of his favourite recordings, together with regular features, including The Innocent Ear, and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus a chance to sample the vintage artist from this week's CD Masters, and to hear the recommended recording of Mahler's Kindertotenlieder from Building a Library on yesterday's CD Review.
Music includes: Tchaikovsky Overture: 1812
USSR State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov Schubert Symphony No 3 in D
LSO, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Stravinsky Capriccio
Tatiana Nikolayeva (piano),
USSR Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
Beethoven Overture: Coriolan
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
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Unknown: Rob Cowan
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conductor: Stravinsky Capriccio
Piano: Tatiana Nikolayeva
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: Thomas Beecham

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is one of the most successful contemporary
American novelists, Jane Smiley. Among her musical choices are American folk music, Mozart, Beethoven and Donizetti.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Jane Smiley.

: The Early Music Show

Catherine Bott isjoined by fellow soprano
Emma Kirkbyto explore the English lute song repertoire, which reached its peak in the first half of the 17th century with composers such as Dowland, Ferrabosco and Henry and William Lawes. In this recital from the York Early Music Festival, Kirkby is joined by Jacob Lindbergon lute.


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Emma Kirkbyto
Soprano: William Lawes.
Unknown: Jacob Lindbergon

: Sunday Gala

A recital given by soprano Barbara Bonney and pianist Malcolm Martineau at Dublin's National Concert Hall last June. Lieder by Wolf and Liszt and gems from Viennese operetta complement Schumann's song cycle Frauenliebeund-leben. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.


Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.

: John Williams's Guitar Notes

A four-part profile of the history of the classical guitar.
2: Spain. John Williams examines the style of the great Spanish virtuoso Andres Segovia and his contemporary Regino Sainz de la Maza. He also looks at the works of Tarrega and Llobet, and explains why Rodrigo composed his Concierto de Aranjuez for Sainz de la Maza , not Segovia.


Guitar: John Williams
Unknown: Andres Segovia
Unknown: Sainz de la Maza.
Unknown: Sainz de la Maza

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Brian Kay introduces more listeners' requests, including Haydn's groundbreaking start to his oratorio The Creation, Purcell sung by Alfred Deller , and Janet Baker 's legendary performance in Berlioz's The Trojans with Scottish Opera. ADDRESS: Three for All with Brian Kay , BBC Wales,
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Introduces: Brian Kay
Sung By: Alfred Deller
Sung By: Janet Baker
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Music Matters

With Tom Service. Including an interview with English conductor Roger Norrington whose work on musical scores, on sound, and on orchestra size, seating and playing have influenced the way 18th- and 19th-century music is now perceived. Plus a look at those unsung heroes of the operatic world - understudies. ProducerPaul Frankl


Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Performance on 3: Let the Peoples Sing

The final of the European Broadcasting Union's international competition for amateur choirs, recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. Ten choirs battle it out before an international jury, with a guest appearance from the Latvian Choir that won in 2001, premiering a piece commissioned for them by Radio 3 from the British composer Richard Baker. Presented by Paul Guinery.
Youth Choirs: Danish National Girls' Choir/Michael Bojesen (Denmark); Pro Forma Vocal Ensemble/Marcin Wawruk (Poland) Children's Choirs: Pro Musica Girls' Choir/Denes Szabo (Hungary); Girls' Choir of Riga Cathedral Choir
School/Aira Birzina (Latvia); Laudate Dominum/Anna Perzanowska (Poland); Children's Television Music Studio Children's Choir/Aarne Saluveer (Estonia)

7.50 Twenty Minutes: Sweet Singing in the Choir BBC Singer Kim Porter talks to choral conductors, composers, choir trainers and singers from around the world about the art, technique and social benefits of singing in a choir.

8.10 Adult Choirs: Saarbrucken Chamber Choir/GeorgGrun (Germany); Chor Leoni Men's Choir/Diane Loomer (Canada); Grex Vocalis/Carl Hogset (Norway); Copenhagen Chamber Choir Camerata/Michael Bojesen (Denmark) And a guest appearance by the Choir of the Latvian Music Academy, Riga, conducted by Arvids Platpers .


Unknown: Richard Baker
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Singer: Kim Porter
Conducted By: Arvids Platpers

: Sunday Feature: The Room Where theBlues Was Born

In the first of two programmes, historian
Marybeth Hamilton tells the story of James McKune , the eccentric record collector who shaped what we think of today as the Delta blues. With Greil Marcus , Luc Sante , Pete Whelan , Dick Spottswood and Morty Savada. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Marybeth Hamilton
Unknown: James McKune
Unknown: Greil Marcus
Unknown: Luc Sante
Unknown: Pete Whelan
Unknown: Dick Spottswood
Unknown: Morty Savada.
Producer: Tim Dee

: Andy Kershaw

More unpredictable sounds from Crouch End, and a session by Brazilian group
Nois, led by singer Monica Vasconcelos.


Singer: Monica Vasconcelos.

: Composer of the Week: Verdi

(1813-1901). With Donald Macleod. Nabucco, Part 3
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli A Te, Scegli, Seguimi!; Finale (Ernani)
Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Nabucco: Piero Cappuccilll(baritone)
Abigaille: Ghena Dimttrova(soprano)
High Priest of Baal: Kurt Rydl(bass)
Zaccaria: Yevgeni Nesterenko(bass)
Abadallo: Volker Horn(tenor)
Ernani: Placido Domingo(tenor)
Elvira: Mirella Freni(soprano)
Silva: Nicolai Ghiaurov(bass)

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. A concert of music by Bulgarian composers sung by the Sofia
Chamber Choir, director Vassil Arnaudov.
2.00 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C
2.40 Mozart Clarinet Trio in E flat, K498
(Kegelstatt) 2.55 John Thomas Grand Duet in E flat minor for two harps 3.10 Scriabin Symphony No 14.05 Debussy Prélude a I Apres-Midi d'un Faune 4.15Sweelinck
Toccata 4.25 CPE Bach Werlst So Wurdig als Du, Wq 2224.35 Sutermeister P/ano Sonatine in E flat 4.45 Nielsen Overture:
Masquerade 4.50 Mozart Dove Sono (Le Nozze di Figaro) 5.00 Brumby Paen 5.10 Weill Kleine Dreigroschenmusik 5.20
Telemann Rute Concerto in D 5.30
Stefani Tassilone (excerpts) 5.55 Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV1 043
6.10 Clemens non Papa Os Loquentium 6.15Schutz Ride la Primavera
6.20 Chopin Preludes, Op 28 Nos 1-5


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Director: Vassil Arnaudov.
Unknown: John Thomas
Unknown: Mozart Dove Sono
Unknown: Brumby Paen
Unknown: Weill Kleine Dreigroschenmusik
Unknown: Stefani Tassilone

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