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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Mozart Serenade in E flat (arr Stumpf after String Quintet, K614)
Consortium Classicum Tippett Fantasia
Concertante on a Theme ofCorelli Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Douglas Boyd
8.00-9.00: Bach Keyboard Concerto No 3 in D, BWV1054 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Murray Perahia (piano) Poulenc Gloria Catherine Dubosc (soprano),
Westminster Singers, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Classicum Tippett Fantasia
Conductor: Douglas Boyd
Unknown: St Martin
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regularfeatures include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus a recording from the Charpentier survey in yesterday's CD Review. Other music includes:
Beethoven Overture: Coriolan
Le Concert des Nations, conductor Jordi Savall Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in F minor Berlin RIAS SO, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
Lully Airs de Trompettes, Timbales et Hautbois Paul Kuentz Chamber Orchestra, conductor Paul Kuentz
Hoist Ballet Suite: The Perfect Fool, RPO, conductor Malcolm Sargent
Michael Torke July Apollo Saxophone Quartet Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Unknown: Hautbois Paul Kuentz
Conductor: Paul Kuentz
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Conductor: Michael Torke

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley talks to the Irish writer Polly Devlin , whose musical passions include Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Philip Glass, Miles Davis and Irish traditional music.


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Polly Devlin
Unknown: Miles Davis

: The Early Music Show

Double Dutch - The Age of the Netherlanders 2/2. LucieSkeaping explores Dutch and Remish dominance of European music in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. With music from Susato, Lassus, De Monte and Sweelinck. And Dr Haspels of Utrecht's
Speelklok Museum demonstrates the Dutch tradition of street and barrel organs.

: Sunday Gala

Zehetmair Quartet
Stephanie Hughes introduces a concertgiven by the Zehetmair Quartet earlier this year. Bach Chorale: Furdeinen Thron tret'ich, BWV327
Britten String Quartet No 3, Op 94 Schubert String Quartet in G, 0887


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Furdeinen Thron

: Icons

4/4. Dennis Brain. Horn player
Michael Thompson demonstrates to Tom Robinson why his iconic source of inspiration is Dennis Brain , who changed expectations of the instrument before his life was cut short by a car crash in 1957, with Brain's recordings of Mozart, Britten, Hindemith and Marin Marais. Producer Alan Hall


Horn: Dennis Brain.
Unknown: Michael Thompson
Unknown: Tom Robinson
Unknown: Dennis Brain
Producer: Alan Hall

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Brian Kay takes his request show on the road for three roadshows this summer. Today he's at the Assembly Rooms in Bath as part of the Bath International Music Festival with Alfredo Perl (piano), the Belcea Quartet, and Tim Hugh (cello), who perform listener requests. Send your requests by Phone: [number removed] Email via [email address removed]
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, [address removed]


Unknown: Brian Kay
Piano: Alfredo Perl
Cello: Tim Hugh

: lebrecht.live

Norman Lebrecht debates another cultural issue with guests in the studio and around the world. Call in with your questions and comments (from 5pm):
PHONE: [number removed] email: lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk
Address: Lebrecht Live, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A1AA
Producer Paul Frankl


Unknown: Norman Lebrecht
Producer: Paul Frankl

: Opera on 3

Eight Little Greats
From the Grand Theatre in Leeds,
Stephanie Hughes presents the last pair of Opera North's festival of one-act operas. Djamileh
In Bizet's opera, Haroun fritters away his wealth on gambling and girls. But Djamileh has fallen in love with him and Haroun is confronted with feelings that he has never felt before. Directed by Christopher Alden.
Opera North Chorus and Orchestra, conductor David Parry The Seven Deadly Sins
Brecht and Weill's surreal cabaret takes a stab at conventional morality. Anna 1 and Anna 2 each reflect different aspects of the same personality. Anna 2 succumbs to sin but in the end the practical Anna I prevails, at the cost of Anna 2's spirit, which is totally crushed. Directed by David Pountney.
Opera North Orchestra, conductor James Holmes


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Directed By: Christopher Alden.
Conductor: David Parry
Directed By: David Pountney.
Conductor: James Holmes
Haroun: Paul Nilon(tenor)
Splendiano: Mark Stone(baritone)
Djamileh: Patricia Bardon(mezzo)
Slave Trader: Keith Mills(tenor)
Anna 1: Rebecca Caine(soprano)
Anna 2: Beate Vollack(dancer)
Brothers: Lain Paton (tenors)
Brothers: Nicholas Sharratt(tenors)
Father: Adrian Clarke(baritone)
Mother: Graeme Broadbent(bass)

: Drama on 3

A Man Called Rejoice
By James Whyle. The true story of Rejoice Mpofu, a South African man with two-tone shoes and a taste for liquor and ladies. This play celebrates an ordinary life in extraordinary times.
Director Claire Grove


Unknown: James Whyle.
Director: Claire Grove
Rejoice: Peter Mashigo
Warren: Mark Faith
Orchard: Errol Ndotho
Harmony: Juanita Waterman
Susan: Jennifer Steyn

: Sunday Feature: Going to Jonestown

In a remote settlement in Guyana, 25 years ago, almost a thousand people and their leader Jim Jones killed themselves. Guyanese poet Fred D'Aguiar travels to Jonestown and talks to writers, artists and people who knew Jones and the town, to discover the social, political and mythical legacy of this extraordinary tragedy. Music composed and performed by Guyanese flautist Keith Waithe Producer Julian May


Leader: Jim Jones
Unknown: Fred D'Aguiar
Unknown: Keith Waithe

: Andy Kershaw

More selections from Kershaw's eclectic record collection.

: Composer of the Week: Schumann

1/5. Donald Macleod looks at Schumann's work as owner and editor of the musical journal Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
The Hungarian Radio Choir perform music by Bach, Haydn. Mendelssohn, Liszt, Vaughan Williams , Palestrina, G Gabrieli , Kodaiy. Bartok and Ligeti
2.15 Franck. arr Rampal Flute Sonata in A 3.10 Berlioz Romeo et Juliette 4.05 Manchicourt Nunc Enim Si Centum Lingue Sint 4.10 Biber Scordatura Sonata
4.25 Benoit Panis Angelicus 4.30 A Daniel Dohl Mot Son Plan e Prim: Lo Fera VolerQuel Cor M'intra 4.40
Schumann Arabesque in C, Op 18 4.50 Strauss Love
Scene (Feuersnot) 5.00 Kunzen Overture: Der Fest der
Winzer 5.05 Schubert Standchen , D920 5.10 CPE Bach Sinfonia a Tre Voci in D, H585 5.20 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in F sharp. Op 78 5.30 Haydn Symphony No 27 in G 5.40 Francaix Variations on a Theme by Haydn
5.55 Vaughan Williams Prologue: A Christmas Cantata Cumow Blenheim nourishes 6.00 Gershwin Piano Concerto in F 6.35 Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kije


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: G Gabrieli
Unknown: Benoit Panis Angelicus
Unknown: Daniel Dohl Mot
Unknown: Schubert Standchen
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

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