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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Morton Gould Spirituals for Strings I Musici de Montreal, conductor Yuli Turovsky
Charpentier Beatus Vir Harmony of Voices, conductor Fredrik Malmberg
8.00-9.00: Mozart Violin Sonata in F, K54 7
Isabelle von Keulen , Ronald Brautigam (piano) Rossini Quando Corpus Morietur (Stabat Mater ) Philharmonia Chorus , conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
Dohnanyi Ballet Suite: The Veil of Pierette, Op 18 BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Morton Gould Spirituals
Conductor: Yuli Turovsky
Conductor: Fredrik Malmberg
Unknown: Isabelle von Keulen
Piano: Ronald Brautigam
Unknown: Stabat Mater
Conductor: Philharmonia Chorus
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Conductor: Matthias Bamert

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus the recommended recording of Chopin's Third Piano Sonata from yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes: Mozart Serenata Notturna in D, K239 Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Bach Cello Suite No 6 in D, BWV1012 BeateAltenburg
Sibelius Sancta Maria (The Maiden in the Tower) Karita Mattila (soprano),
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo Rodgers Carousel Waltz
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
Volkmann Serenade for Strings No 2 in F, Op 63 Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Otmar Suitner
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Mozart Serenata Notturna
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Conductor: Volkmann Serenade
Conductor: Otmar Suitner

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is the writer Miranda Seymour , who has published biographies of Mary Shelley , Ottoline Morrell , Henry James and Robert Graves , as well as children's books and novels. Her latest book is The Bugatti
Queen, the story of a legendary French woman racing driver of the interwar era. Seymour's musical choices include Cretan folk music, Mistinguett singing La Java, Beethoven, Britten and Prokofiev.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Miranda Seymour
Unknown: Mary Shelley
Unknown: Ottoline Morrell
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Robert Graves

: The Early Music Show

Canon Lucie Skeaping explores the background behind one of the Baroque period's most popular pieces, Johann Pachelbel 's Canon in D.


Unknown: Canon Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Johann Pachelbel

: Sunday Gala

Hagen Quartet
Stephanie Hughes introduces a concert by the Hagen Quartet, recorded in March as part of the Manchester Chamber Concert Society's season at the Royal Northern College of Music. Debussy String Quartet
Bartok String Quartet No 2
Dvorak String Quartet in F, Op 96 (American)


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes

: Icons

New series 1/4. In conversation with Tom Robinson , leading performers reflect upon
- the iconic reputations of past musicians.
Pablo Casals. Steven Isserlis explains his belief that Casals's complete artistry of the cello has never been surpassed. With recordings of solo Bach, chamber music by Schubert and Beethoven and orchestral pieces by Dvorak and Schumann.
Producer Alan Hall See also Interpretations on R4at 12.15am


Unknown: Tom Robinson
Musicians: Pablo Casals.
Musicians: Steven Isserlis
Producer: Alan Hall

: Three for All with Brian Kay

More from the postbag of listeners' requests, including a 1959 of Chopin piano music by Artur Rubinstein. Plus a tone poem by Max Reger , music from Bach's Orgelbuchlein, and Dohnanyi's Sextet performed by Andras Schiff and members of theTakacs Quartet. Send your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ


Music By: Artur Rubinstein.
Unknown: Max Reger
Unknown: Andras Schiff

: Music Matters

With Tom Service. British composer
Judith Weir looks back at her prolific career to date as she approaches her 50th birthday on Tuesday. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Judith Weir
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: Performance on 3

Sarah Walker presents a concert given on Friday at St David's Hall, Cardiff, including a new work by young Welsh composer Guto Puw. BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919)
Guto Puw Reservoirs (first performance) Adams Harmonium


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Guto Puw.
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: Drama on 3

Heart of Darkness
By Joseph Conrad. Another chance to hear
Jeremy Howe 's adaptation of one of the 20th century's greatest novels. Captain Marlow is ordered to sai up the Congo River to find out what's happened to Mr Kurtz , an ivory trader.
Music by David Lord Producers Jeremy Howe and lain Hunter


Unknown: Joseph Conrad.
Unknown: Jeremy Howe
Unknown: Mr Kurtz
Music By: David Lord
Producers: Jeremy Howe
Producers: Lain Hunter
Marlow: David Calder
Mr Kurtz: Bill Wallis
The Disci pie: Kris Marshall
The Company Doctor: John Webb
The Manager: John MacKay
The Uncle: Jon Morrison
Man with a moustache: Jeremy Swift
The Helmsman: Yemi Goodman Ajibade
The Stoker: Willie Jonah
Steamboat Captain: John Telfer
The Accountant: Mark Buffery
The Intended: Kate Byers
The Solicitor: Stephen Perring

: Sunday Feature: From the Tower, LookEast

Jonathan Glancey investigates Europe's largest urban regeneration initiative -the Thames Gateway Project, which will rejuvenate industrial land and create a string of townships on both banks of the River Thames from the Tower of London to the sea. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Jonathan Glancey
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Andy Kershaw

An all-session edition, featuring the best and most-requested Kershaw studio appearances, including Natalie Merchant,
Richard Thompson , the Davey Brothers, Dale Watson , Mary Gauthier and Dick Gaughan.


Unknown: Richard Thompson
Unknown: Dale Watson
Unknown: Mary Gauthier
Unknown: Dick Gaughan.

: Composer of the Week:Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

1/5. Donald Macleod and Professor Jan Smaczny mark the centenary of Dvorak's death. Cypresses (excerpts); String Quartet No 4 in E minor (2nd mvt); Romance in F, Op 11; The
Heirs of the White Mountain Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Professor Jan SmacZny

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. The BBC Singers perform works by Bo Holten , conducted by the composer. 2.05 Kilar Piano
Concerto 2.30 Hoof Symphony No 1 in A 3.05Tullndberg String Quartet No 3 in C 3.25 Schubert Piano Sonata in D, 0850 4.00 Verrijt Flammae Divinae. Op 5 (excerpts)
4.10 Lassus In Hora Ultima 4.15 Narvaez La Cancion del Emperados 4.20 Anon Puse Mis Amores;
Corten Espadas Afiladas 4.25 Massenet Meditation (Thais)
4.30 Sterkel Viola Duet No 2 4.40 Nielsen Pan and Syrinx
4.50 Debussy Premiere Rapsodie 5.00 Arriaga
Symphony in D 5.30 Obradors Canciones CISsicas Espanolas 5.45Rodrigo Tres Piezas Espanolas
6.00 Granados Goyescas. Book 1 (excerpts)
6.25Strauss Was erblickeich? (Daphne)
6.30 Vitols Melody 6.35 Monteverdi Magnificat II
6.45 Jan van Gilse Concert Overture in C minor


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Bo Holten
Unknown: Corten Espadas Afiladas

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