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: Morning on 3

With Sarah Walker. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Francaix L 'Horloge de Flore GregorZubicky(oboe), Scottish Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste Max Reger Five Humoresques, Op 20 Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
8.00-9.00: Buxtehude Ich halte es dafur, BuxWV38 Suzie LeBlanc (soprano), Peter Harvey (bass), Purcell Quartet Debussy Violin Sonata James Ehnes, Wendy Chen (piano)


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: Max Reger
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Soprano: Suzie Leblanc
Bass: Peter Harvey
Piano: Wendy Chen

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus excerpts from the recording of Kodaly's HaryJanos recommended on yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Marenzio Solo e Pensoso Mary Thomas and Honor Sheppard (sopranos),
Alfred Deller (countertenor), Robert Tear and Max Worthley (tenors), Marice Bevan (baritone) Faure Romance, Op 28
Gil Shaham (violin), Akira Eguchi (piano) Sammartini Flute Sonata in E minor
Camerata Koln
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 Clifford Curzon , Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor George Szell
Strauss Festliches Praludium , Op 61 Wolfgang Meyer (organ), Berlin PO, conductor Karl Bohm
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Pensoso Mary Thomas
Sopranos: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Robert Tear
Tenors: Max Worthley
Tenors: Marice Bevan
Violin: Gil Shaham
Violin: Akira Eguchi
Unknown: Clifford Curzon
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Strauss Festliches Praludium
Unknown: Wolfgang Meyer
Conductor: Karl Bohm

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is Persian-born singer and writer Shusha Guppy. She spent her formative years in Paris, and her musical choices include Debussy and Juliette Greco , as well as Chopin, Brahms, Schubert and Bob Dylan.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Shusha Guppy.
Unknown: Juliette Greco
Unknown: Bob Dylan.

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping presents highlights from a concert recorded at last year's Regensburg Festival of Early Music in which the US-based Terra Nova Ensemble perform traditional and anonymous songs of 16th-century Spain with music by contemporary composers, including Alfonso Mudarra , Luys Milan and Juan del Encina.


Unknown: Alfonso Mudarra

: Sunday Gala

Stephanie Hughes introduces a recital by British pianist Stephen Hough , recorded at the Royal Festival Hall, London, showing how the dazzling technique and ornate style of Hummel laid the foundations for the mature Romantic works of Chopin and Liszt. Liszt Suisse (Annees de Pèlerinage: Premiere Annee)
Hummel Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 81
Chopin Impromptu in G flat, Op 51


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Pianist: Stephen Hough

: Composers at Home

1/2. Loyd Grossman visits the house in Cheltenham where Gustav Holst was born
130 years ago, which contains many of the composer's possessions.


Presenter: Loyd Grossman
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Today's bag of listener requests includes Sviatoslav Richter performing Schubert's Wandererfantasie, D960, in a recording from the BBC archives, and Albert Coates conducting Tchaikovsky in a performance from 1945. Plus the first in a series of great opera performances: tenor Beniamino Gigli in Giordano's Andrea Chenier. Send your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Post: Three for All. BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ


Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown: Albert Coates
Tenor: Beniamino Gigli
Unknown: Andrea Chenier.

: Music Matters

With Tom Service. Including an interview with Scottish composer James MacMillan , whose work is featured in the Sounds New festival in Canterbury. And, as the organ in the Royal Festival Hall celebrates its 50th birthday, is it still as controversial today as it was back in 1954? Producer Paul Frankl


Unknown: James MacMillan
Producer: Paul Frankl

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra
The BBC Symphony Chorus's 75th anniversary celebrations continue with Bartok's version of a Romanian ballad.
And Tommy Pearson introduces a new work by Poul Ruders inspired by the verse of Joseph Addison and WH Auden. The concert was recorded at the Barbican Hall, London. Jeffrey-Lloyd Roberts (tenor),
Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone), Leonidas Kavakos (violin), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor David Robertson Ruders Listening Earth (first UK performance)
Bartok Violin Concerto No 2; Cantata Profana


Introduces: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Poul Ruders
Unknown: Joseph Addison
Tenor: London. Jeffrey-Lloyd Roberts
Tenor: Jonathan Lemalu
Bass-Baritone: Leonidas Kavakos
Conductor: David Robertson
Conductor: Ruders Listening Earth

: Drama on 3

The Mrichhakatikaa
A 5th-century Sanskrit play attributed to KingSudraka, adapted by Roger Elsgood with Willi Richards and Graeme Fife.
Recorded entirely on location in Khandala, India, with an all-Indian cast, it's the romance of Charudatta, a nobleman impoverished by his unconstrained altruism, and Vasanta, a beautiful-but-bored courtesan looking to settle down.
Sound designer John Hunt
DirectorWilli Richards Producer Roger Elsgood


Adapted By: Roger Elsgood
Unknown: Willi Richards
Unknown: Graeme Fife.
Designer: John Hunt
Designer: Directorwilli Richards
Producer: Roger Elsgood
Vasanta: Dipika Roy
Charudatta: Denzil Smith
Jaganmatha/Radha: Lovleen Mishra
Maitreya Kunaal: Roy Kapur
Guruji: Sohrab Ardeshir
Manda: Smita Rosemeyer
Sarvi: Joy Sengupta
Judge/Vardha: Farid Currim
Dardu: Rehaan Engineer
Captain Chanda: Quasar Padamsee
Captain Viraka: Nadir Khan
Aryaka: Dlgvijay Sawant
The Priest: Darshan Jariwala
The Executioner: Vinay Pathak

: Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

John Tusa meets the Canadian film director, Atom Egoyan.


Presenter: John Tusa
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Andy Kershaw

Andy Kershaw 's eclectic selection this week includes African rap and Siberian trance.


Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Composer of the Week: RichardStrauss (1864-1949)

1/5. Echoes of Wagner Donald Macleod explores
Richard Strauss 's operas. Music includes excerpts from Guntram and Feuersnot, and the tone poem Tod und Verklarung. Repeated from Mon


Unknown: Wagner Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Richard Strauss

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Lukaszewski De Profundis Clamavi
Nees De Profundis Clamavi Twardowski Lamentationes 1.15 Pstrokonska-Nawratil Eternal 1.50Szymanowski
Symphony No 4 2.15 Stravinsky Dances Concertantes 2.35 Schubert String
Quartet in D minor, D81 0 (Death and the Maiden) 3.20 Badarzewska-Baranowska The Maiden's Prayer, Op 4 3.25
Kapp Palumine 3.30 Mendelssohn Concerto in D minor for violin and piano 4.05 Mahler Ich gingmit lust durch einen grunen Wald
4.10 Zlatic Three Symphonic Dances
4.20 Salzedo, arr Anon Tango 4.250xinaga Intento in G minor 4.30 Mudarra Claros Frescos Rfos 4.35 Morata Pues Que No
Puedo Olvidarte 4.40 Frescobaldi Toccata per spinetta e violino 4.45 Telemann
Overture-Suite in F for two chalumeaux, two violettas and continuo 5.00 Nielsen
Overture: Masquerade 5.05 Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No 15.25 Anon Pastorella in D; Trumpet Aria in D 5.30 Anon Five choral pieces 5.40 Cabanilles Obertura
5.45 Handel Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 4 5.55 Moniuszko Tear
6.00 Spisak Allegro de Voiron
6.05 Szymanowski Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor 6.15 Moszkowski Piano Concerto in E 6.50 Johann Christoph Bach DerGerechte


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Kapp Palumine
Unknown: Anon Pastorella
Unknown: Cabanilles OBErtura
Unknown: Spisak Allegro de Voiron
Unknown: Johann Christoph
Unknown: Bach Dergerechte

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