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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Handel Water Music: Suite No 3 in G English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Haydn Piano Trio in D, HXV24 Trio 1790 Liszt St Francis de Paule Walking on the Waves (Legends, No 2) Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
8.00-9.00: Bax Nympholept Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor David Lloyd -Jones Purcell Welcome Song: Fly, Bold Rebellion Soloists, the King's Consort, director Robert King


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Conductor: John Eliot
Piano: Gardiner Haydn
Unknown: Liszt St Francis
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: David Lloyd
Director: Robert King

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Mozart's Bassoon Concerto recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes: Purcell Chacony in G minor Chamber
Orchestra of Europe, conductor Richard Egarr Mozart Piano Concerto No 16 in D, K451
Vienna SO, director Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) Dvorak Cypresses , Nos 14-16 Stamitz Quartet Strauss Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op 6 7 Nos 1-3 Lucia Popp (soprano), Irwin Gage (piano)
Musorgsky Map Scene; Boris's monologue (Boris Godunov , Act 2) Eugenia Zareska
(mezzo), Boris Christoff (bass), French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Issay Dobrowen Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Purcell Chacony
Conductor: Richard Egarr
Piano: Rudolf Buchbinder
Piano: Dvorak Cypresses
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Soprano: Irwin Gage
Unknown: Boris Godunov
Unknown: Eugenia Zareska
Bass: Boris Christoff
Conductor: Issay Dobrowen

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is craft-jeweller Gerda Flockinger , whose musical tastes include a Vivaldi multiple concerto, a song by Strauss,
Shostakovich's piano quintet, Celtic folk music and a suite fortoy piano by John Cage.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Gerda Flockinger
Unknown: John Cage.

: The Early Music Show

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music
Lucie Skeaping presents a concert recorded at the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music earlier this month, given by the Berlin Academy for Early Music directed by Georg Kallweit.


Directed By: Georg Kallweit.

: Kaiku - a Celebration of Finnish Music

As part of the BBCSO's Finnish season at
London's Barbican, the New Helsinki Quartet play music from the second half of the 20th century, in a recital given yesterday at St Giles Cripplegate. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Rautavaara String Quartet No 2
Sallinen String Quartet No 3 (Aspects of Peltoniemi Hintrik 's Funeral March) Kokkonen String Quartet No 3 Kaipainen String Quartet No 3
Coverage of the Kaiku season continues at 6.30pm


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Peltoniemi Hintrik

: Hall Marks

2/4. Peter Hall talks about some of the great singers he's directed in his operatic productions. This week he recalls Hildegarde Beherens as Brunnhilde in Wagner's Die Walkure. Producers Adrian Edwards and Laura Par fitt


Talks: Peter Hall
Unknown: Hildegarde Beherens
Producers: Adrian Edwards

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Brian Kay 's listeners' postbag features requests forjazz giant Benny Goodman performing the concerto he commissioned from Aaron Copland , Thomas Beecham explaining the concept of his famous lollipops, and part of Mahler's Fifth Symphony. Send your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF52YQ


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Unknown: Thomas Beecham

: Music Matters

Tom Service talks to composer Kevin Volans , whose latest string quartet, Black Woman Rising, is premiered at the Ravinia Festival, near Chicago, one of America's largest musical events. And Youth Music, which aims to bring music-making to children living in areas of social and economic need, is celebrating its fifth birthday this week in Birmingham with a party to include taiko drummers, hip-hop bands and youth orchestras. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Kevin Volans
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: Performance on 3

Kaiku - a Celebration of Finnish Music
A concert of colourful music by some of Finland's great composers, old and new. Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Kari Kriikku (clarinet), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste Magnus Lindberg Feria
Jukka Tiensuu Clarinet Concert (Puro) Kaija Saariaho Over the Sea Sibelius Symphony No 7


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Clarinet: Kari Kriikku
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Clarinet: Jukka Tiensuu

: Drama on 3: Through a Glass Darkly

By Shelagh Stephenson. In modern London, Martha Jardine is obsessed by the diaries of the celebrated engraver and renaissance man Sir John Collingwood. But back in the 18th century, Collingwood's family is discovering that he's a man with a secret, and not quite the genius future generations will take him for.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Writer: Shelagh Stephenson.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Sir John Collingwood: John Wood
Lady Caro Collingwood: Barbara Flynn
Toby: Maynard Ezlashi
Impie: Amanda Gordon
Rev Carlisle: Hugh Ross
Martha Jardine: Emma Fielding
Michael Jardine: Dermot Crowley
Judith: Rebecca Saire

: Sunday Feature: On the Air

Steven Connor considers the air, that most overlooked essential of all our lives. Medical historians, classicists, air-therapists and musicians explore three aspects of the air: its positive associations with power; its negative associations with corruption, disease and intoxication; and air as a medium or habitat. ProducerTimDee

: Andy Kershaw

A chance to hear an extended version of Kershaw's award-winning broadcast from the 2003 Festival in the Desert in Essakane, Mali, with music from Tinariwen, Tidawt, Ali Farka Toure and the UK's Robert Plant. Revised


Unknown: Ali Farka

: Composer of the Week: JohannesBrahms (1833-97)

1/5. Donald Macleod charts the early years of Brahms's career, during which his friend and mentor Robert Schumann died, and Brahms began his intense relationship with Schumann's widow, Clara. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Robert Schumann

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Handel Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest Corelll Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 8 (Christmas
Concerto) Bach Magnificat in D. BWV243 1.50 Robert de Visee , arr Segovia Guitar Suites: No 9 in D minor:
No 12 in E minor (excerpts) 2.00 Rodrigo, arrTiefenbach Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios 2.10 Boccherini, arr
Squarcia String Quintet in C, Op 30 No 6 2.25 C Schumann Quatre Pièces Fugitives, Op 15 2.40 Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor 3.30 Spohr Nottumo in C. Op 34
4.00 Tchaikovsky Valse-Scherzo in A; Tendres Reproches in C sharp minor (Op 73 No 3); Valse 6 Cinq Temps in D, Op 72 No 6 4.05 Moniuszko Mazurka (Jawnuta)
4.10 Schulhoff Duo 4.25Plntaric Fantasia and Pastorella in B flat 4.30 Rota Bassoon Concerto 4.50 Schubert
Valses Nobles, D969 5.00 Sibelius Serenade No 1, Op 69a
5.05 Kodaly Evening 5.10 Bach Du Friedefurst, HerrJesu Christ , BWV1102 5.15 Chopin Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38
5.25 Lechner Deutsche Spruche von Leben und Tod
5.35 Schnuffls Nachtliche Lichter 5.40 Haydn Piano
Sonata in E flat, H XVI 38 5.50 Sallinen Elegy for Sebastian Knight , Op 10 5.55 Strauss Six songs 6.15 Dvorak Piano Trio in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky) 6.45 Uszt Orpheus


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Bach Magnificat
Unknown: Robert de Visee
Unknown: Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios
Unknown: Spohr Nottumo
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Valse-Scherzo
Unknown: Tendres Reproches
Unknown: Herrjesu Christ
Unknown: Sebastian Knight

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