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: Morning on 3

With Louise Fryer. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Glazunov Concert Waltz No 1, Op 4 7 Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
Haydn Cello Concerto in C, H Vllb 1
Daniel Muller-Schott , Australian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Paul Tognetti
8.00-9.00: Berwald Konzertstuck
Christian Davidsson (bassoon), Malmo Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sixten Ehrling Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op 18 No 4 Guarneri Quartet


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Unknown: Daniel Muller-Schott
Conductor: Paul Tognetti
Conductor: Berwald Konzertstuck
Bassoon: Christian Davidsson

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regularfeatures include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus excerpts from the recording of Bach's Orchestral Suites recommended on yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Wagner Overture: Die Liebesverbot LSO, conductor Marek Janowski
Schtrtz Erbarm dich mein, 0 Herre Gott Michael Schopper (baritone),
Musica Antiqua , Koln, conductor Reinhard Goebel Boccherini String Quartet in C, Op 32 No 4 Esterhazy Quartet
Musorgsky, transcrStokowski
Entr'acte: Khovanshchina, Act 4 Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen Grieg Lyric Suite English Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Marek Janowski
Conductor: Schtrtz Erbarm
Baritone: Musica Antiqua
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Raymond Leppard

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is theatre producer Richard Jones , whose musical passions include a Ligeti piano piece and The Laughing Policeman.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Richard Jones

: The Early Music Show: The Matthew Passion

Tuesday is the 150th anniversary of the first performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion in this country. Lucie Skeaping looks at the history of this Baroque masterpiece, with highlights from performances over the past 65 years.
(The Bach Choir performs the St Matthew Passion in Afternoon Performance on Friday at 2pm)


Presenter: Lucie Skeaping

: Sunday Gala

Maxim Vengerov and Fazil Say
Stephanie Hughes presents a recital given in the Barbican in February by the Russian-born Israeli violinist, who performs Beethoven's dedication to the virtuoso Rodolphe Kreutzer on the violin the latter used to play - the Kreutzer Stradivarius. With Fazil Say (piano).
Bach Violin Sonata No 1 in B minor, BWV1014 Brahms Violin Sonata in A, Op 100:
Scherzo in C minor, Wo02 (FAE Sonata)
Beethoven Violin Sonata No 9 in A, Op 4 7 (Kreutzer)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Rodolphe Kreutzer
Unknown: Kreutzer Stradivarius.

: Spring Journey

3/4. Healing. Dr Tom Wright , Bishop of Durham, reflects in words and music on the spiritual issues that confront society today. He uses music by Beethoven,
Brahms, Bernstein and Strauss to illustrate his belief that healing is an essential part of the journey from winter into spring.


Unknown: Dr Tom Wright

: Three for All with Brian Kay

This week's selection of listener requests includes Cherubini's Requiem in C minor, baritone Gerard Souzay in Passiontide music by CPE Bach, and more from the recording catalogue of Neville Marriner in celebration of his 80th birthday. Plus performances given by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra during a tour of China in 2000. Send your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales. CardiffCF5 2YQ


Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Unknown: Neville Marriner

: Music Matters

When Stalin stormed out of an early performance of Shostakovich's earthy and often violent opera, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, the composer feared he would be arrested and killed. Tom Service discusses Solomon Volkov 's new account of the relationship between composer and dictator, and meets the director of the new production of the opera at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Producer Paul Frankl


Unknown: Solomon Volkov
Producer: Paul Frankl

: Performance on 3

Genius of the Violin
Three soloists join the Menuhin School
Orchestra in a concert recorded earlier this week at the Royal Academy of Music as part of London's new violin festival. Presented by Sarah Walker. Menuhin School Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Singer
Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 (Turkish) With Miriam Fried Panufnik Violin Concerto With Erich Gruenberg
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in D minor With Mayumi Seiler


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Malcolm Singer
Unknown: Erich Gruenberg

: Drama on 3: Dionysos

Paul Scofield, Diana Rigg, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Toby Stephens star in the first of three plays by Andrew Rissik that examine the conflict between religion and state. Dionysos is the leader of a charismatic religion which, by its belief in an ecstatic god of boundless power and goodness, makes no distinction between rich or poor, male or female, slave or free, and thereby threatens to destabilise the rule of King Pentheus.
Music by Mia Soteriou
Director Jeremy Mortimer

The other two plays in the series are broadcast next Sunday at 6.15pm.


Written By: Andrew Rissik
Music By: Mia Soteriou
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Dionysos: Chiwetel Ejlofor
Pentheus, King of Thebes: Toby Stephens
Kadmos, his grandfather: Paul Scofield
Agave, his mother: Diana Rigg
Lykurgos: Roger Allam
Kritias: Pip Donaghy
Polybos: Bruce Purchase
Tiresias: Jeffery Kissoon
Condemned slave: Trevor Martin
Chorus leader: Anna Carteret
Chorus: Mali Harries
Chorus: Yolanda Vazquez
Chrous: Mia Soteriou

: Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

John Tusa continues his monthly series of conversations with great artistic originators. Today he meets the novelist and playwright Michael Frayn.


Guest: Michael Frayn
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Andy Kershaw

rAndy isjoined in the studio for a live session by Scottish band Salsa Celtica, who bring together musicians from the UK, Ireland and the Americas, and push this musical marriage to extremes.

: Composers of the Week:American Symphonists

1/5. Donald Macleod with symphonic music by Henry Cowell , Roy Harris and William Schuman. RepeatedfromMonday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Music By: Henry Cowell
Music By: Roy Harris
Music By: William Schuman.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Bach Cantata No 99: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan; Tilge, Hochster, meineSunden, BWV1083; Mass in F, BWV233
2.20 Tournier Harp Sonatine, Op 30
2.35 Lipatti Violin Sonatina, Op 1
2.50 Tomasi Horn Concerto
3.10 Shostakovich Symphony No 10
4.00 Tchaikovsky Introduction; Waltz
(Eugene Onegin ) 4.10 Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23 4.20 CPE Bach Trio
Sonata in B minor, Wql43 4.30 Vivaldi
Magnificat in G minor, RV610 4.45 Noordt Psalm No 2 5.00 Bach, orch Schoenberg Chorale Prelude, BWV654 5.05 Brahms Feldeinsamkeit , Op 86 5.10
Schumann Drei Fantaisiestucke , Op 73 5.20 Mozart Overture: Lucio Silla 5.30 Arriaga Erminia
5.45 Paganini, transcr Liszt Etude No 2 in E flat 5.50 Debussy Fetes Galantes, Set No 2 6.00 Bartok Dance Suite
6.15Goldmark String Quartet, Op 8 6.45 A Benjamin North American Square Dance


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Unknown: Brahms Feldeinsamkeit
Unknown: Schumann Drei Fantaisiestucke
Unknown: Lucio Silla
Unknown: Arriaga Erminia

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