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: Morning on 3

With Louise Fryer. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Shostakovich The Assault on Beautiful Gorky (The Unforgettable Year 1919, Op 89) Berlioz Autrefois un Roi de Thule (La Damnation de Faust)
8.00-9.00: Debussy, orch Kocsis Images
Oubliées Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H Vllb 2


Unknown: Louise Fryer.

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Music includes:
Bruckner Virga Jesse Floruit Bavarian Radio Chorus, conductor EugenJochum
Rachmaninov Vocalise, Op 34 No 14 Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
Aldo Finzi Inni alla Notte Ukraine National SO, conductor Nicola Giuliani Bach Adagio in G, BWV968 Angela Hewitt (piano)
Dvorak Fac , ut Ardeat Cor Meum (Stabat Mater) Kim Borg (bass), Czech Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Vaclav Smetacek Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Conductor: Aldo Finzi Inni
Conductor: Nicola Giuliani
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Piano: Dvorak Fac
Bass: Kim Borg
Conductor: Vaclav Smetacek

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is actor Timothy West. His musical passions include Gretry, Mozart, Poulenc and Sonny Rollins.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Timothy West.
Unknown: Sonny Rollins.

: The Early Music Show Red Priest

Lucie Skeaping is joined live in the Manchester studio by the virtuoso Baroque chamber group Red Priest. Including excerpts from the group's innovative version of Vivaldi's Four Seasons.


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping

: Sunday Gala

Leif Ove Andsnes and the Artemis Quartet
Stephanie Hughes introduces a concert given earlier this year by Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes with the Artemis Quartet.
Schumann StringQuartetinA, Op 41 No 3 Schnittke Piano Quintet
Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44


Unknown: Leif Ove Andsnes
Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Pianist: Leif Ove

: Hall Marks

3/4. Peter Hall recalls directing countertenor James Bowman as Oberon in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Producers Adrian Edwards and Laura Parfitt


Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: James Bowman
Producers: Adrian Edwards
Producers: Laura Parfitt

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Listener requests including Tavener's Song for Athene, Glenn Gould playing Liszt's transcription of Beethoven's Pastoral symphony and Rootham's First Symphony by the BBCSO and Andrew Davis.
Send your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ


Unknown: Glenn Gould
Unknown: Andrew Davis.

: Music Matters

Tom Service talks to leading singers about Britten's tenor roles and reviews a new biography of Canadian pianist Glenn Gould. Producer Tony Cheevers


Pianist: Glenn Gould.
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Midsummer Night Dreams

Fiona Talkington and Ian McMillan host an evening of drama, music, commissioned poetry, reportage and listener contributions in celebration of the summer solstice.
With studio sessions from Finnish folk band
Varttina and English singer June Tabor.
Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
6.45 A Midsummer Night's Dream
ByWilliam Shakespeare. Another chance to hear a star-studded production of one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies, first broadcast in 1999. Introduced by Richard Eyre.
Music composed and performed by Robin Rimbaud Director Susan Roberts
Midsummer Serenades and Renga
During the three intervals, updates on work in progress at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, near
Wakefield, where Alec Finlay is leading the creation of a 100-verse poem in the Japanese renga tradition. Plus seasonal music by Haydn, Paul Patterson and Grainger performed by the Galliard Ensemble.
9.45 The Posthumous Life of Pagan England 1/2. Historian Ronald Hutton takes Ian McMillan around Solsbury Hill near Bath, where a fiery wheel-rolling tradition persisted.
10.00 Midsummer in Midsomer Norton
Ian McMillan visits the Somerset town to see if its romantic name makes summers special there.
10.15 The Land of Giving In Lavinia Greenlaw 's poetic account of midsummer bathed in 24-hour sunlight on the Lofoten Islands, Norway.
10.30 A Midsummer Light's Nighthouse
WN Herbert reads a poem from his lighthouse.
10.45 The Posthumous Life of Pagan England 2/2. Ronald Hutton tours the ancient stone circles atStanton Drew, near Bristol.
11.00 Of Fowls and Foula Poet Kathleen Jamie and musician Don Paterson share the midsummer light on the Shetland island of Foula.
11.25 Magic Meadow Drums Novelist and poet James Lasdun calls in from Woodstock in New York state, still a hippy gathering-place.
11.30 Midsummer Legumes and Brass Ian McMillan finds out what's going on at his brother John's allotment.
11.50 Midsummer Renga
An update on the progress of Alec Finlay 's communal poetry creation.
11.55 The Nights Are Drawing In Ian McMillan performs his own countdown poem for midnight. Email throughout the evening with your midsummer moments and memories to radio3midsummer@bbc.co.uk
Producers Tim Dee , Lyndon Jones and Susan Roberts


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Bywilliam Shakespeare.
Introduced By: Richard Eyre.
Unknown: Robin Rimbaud
Director: Susan Roberts
Unknown: Alec Finlay
Unknown: Paul Patterson
Unknown: Ronald Hutton
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Midsomer Norton
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw
Unknown: Ronald Hutton
Unknown: Kathleen Jamie
Musician: Don Paterson
Unknown: James Lasdun
Unknown: Brass Ian McMillan
Unknown: Alec Finlay
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producers: Tim Dee
Producers: Lyndon Jones
Producers: Susan Roberts
Theseus/Oberon: David Threlfall
Titiania/Hippolyta: Sylvestra Le Touzel
Lysander: Samuel West
Hermia: Amanda Root
Demetrius: Nick Bagnall
Helena: Kathryn Hunt
Bottom: Richard Griffiths
Snug/Egeus: Donald McBride
Peter Quince: Peter Sallis
Philostrate/Robin Starveling: Derek Walmsley
Flute: Andy Cryer
Snout: Malcolm Hebden
Puck: Becky Simpson
Peaseblossom: Thomas Pinnock
Cobweb/Lead Fairy: William Haigh
Mustard Seed/Moth: Holly Grainger

: Composer of the Week: SergeiRachmaninov (1873-1943)

1/5. Early Career. Donald Macleod looks at Rachmaninov's musical background and the circumstances that brought his family to
St Petersburg, where, at the age often, he won a scholarship to the Conservatory. Rptd from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Musgrave Rorate Coeli Sheppard Gaude. Gaude, Gaude Maria Tippett Five Negro Spirituals (A Child of our Time) Bach Komm , Jesu. komm, BWV229 Bingham Bach 's
Tomb Strauss Deutsche Motette , Op 62 Macmillan The Gallant Weaver 2.20 Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish) 3.00 Bruch Scottish Fantasy. Op 46
3.30 Crusell Sinfonia Concertante in B flat. Op 3
3.55 Schubert Drei Klavierstucke , D946 4.15
Brahms Lieder und Romanzen, Op 44 Nos land 10 4.20 Pergolesi Violin Concerto in B flat 4.30 CPE Bach Flute Sonata in G. Wql33 (Hamburger Sonata) 4.40 Roussel Coeur en Peril Op 50 No 1 4.40 Roussel 0 Bon Vin , OuAs-tu Cru ?
4.45 Debussy Ondine (Preludes, Book 2) 4.50 Poulenc Improvisation No 1 4.50 Tobias Busslied: Liberi
5.00 Britten Suite: Gloriana 5.25 Famaby Maske and Fantasia 5.30 Coward I'll Follow My Secret Heart (Conversation Piece) 5.35 Cyril Scott Lotus Land,
Op 4 7 No 1 5.35 Rubinstein, transcr Lhevlnne The Ball. Op 14 (excerpt); Reve Ang élique. Op 10 No 22 5.50 Verdi Oh Cielo. Dove Son to (Stitfelio) 6.05 Cavalli Salve Regina 6.10 Eccles Double Bass Sonata in A minor
6.20 Purcell/Chilcott Hear My Prayer: My Prayer
6.30 Wlllan Five Pieces 6.40 Radesca di Foggia Cor Mio. Deh Non Languire 6.45 Hidas Harpsichord Concerto


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Gaude Maria Tippett
Unknown: Bach Komm
Unknown: Bwv229 Bingham Bach
Unknown: Strauss Deutsche Motette
Unknown: Schubert Drei Klavierstucke
Unknown: Brahms Lieder
Unknown: Roussel Coeur
Unknown: Bon Vin
Unknown: Ouas-Tu Cru
Unknown: Famaby Maske
Unknown: Reve Ang
Unknown: Cavalli Salve

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