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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: L Berkeley/Britten MontJuic, Op 9 London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Lennox Berkeley Ravel Violin Sonata in G Christian Tetzlaff , Leif Ove Andsnes
8.00-9.00: Brahms Four Pieces, Op 119 Radu Lupu (piano) Vaughan Williams Benedicite Heather Harper (soprano),
Bach Choir , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Willcocks


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Christian Tetzlaff
Unknown: Leif Ove Andsnes
Piano: Radu Lupu
Piano: Vaughan Williams
Soprano: Benedicite Heather Harper
Soprano: Bach Choir
Conductor: David Willcocks

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regularfeatures include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes: Lorenzo Fernandez Batuque
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Dufay Vergine Bella Pro Musica Antiqua, conductor Safford Cape
Beethoven Romance No 2 in F, Op 50
Philharmonia, director Nathan Milstein (violin) Debussy Images, Set 1: Hommage a Rameau; Reflets dans I'Eau
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano) Handel Overture in D English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Violin: Nathan Milstein
Conductor: Raymond Leppard

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley's guest is journalist and writer Francis Wheen, author of biographies of Karl Marx and Tom Driberg and a fascinating study of the recent rise in superstition, relativism and emotional hysteria, How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World. His musical passions include Bach, Purcell, Frescobaldi, Gilbert and Sullivan, and Miles Davis.


Unknown: Francis Wheen

: The Early Music Show

Medea Lucie Skeaping looks at how the Greek myth of Medea was set to music in the Baroque era. JA Benda Medea (excerpt)
Hertha Schell (spoken role), Prague Chamber Orchestra, conductor Christian Benda Clerambaurt Medee (excerpt)
Julianne Baird (soprano), American Baroque, director Stephen Schultz
Caldara Medea in Corinto Gerard Lesne (countertenor), II Seminario Musicale
Charpentier Medee , Acts 4 and 5 (excerpts) Soloists, Les Arts Florissants Chorus and Orchestra, conductor William Christie


Unknown: Medea Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Hertha Schell
Conductor: Christian Benda
Conductor: Clerambaurt Medee
Soprano: Julianne Baird
Director: Stephen Schultz
Director: Caldara Medea
Musicale: Charpentier Medee
Conductor: William Christie

: Sunday Gala

A recital given by the Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and friends, recorded earlier this year at the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Berg Four Pieces for clarinet and piano, Op 5
Schumann Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 80
Kurtag Hommage a R Sch, Op 15d
Schumann Piano Trio No 3 in G minor, Op 110

See also Performance on 3 tomorrow at 7.30pm


Pianist: Leif Ove Andsnes
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes

: Hall Marks

4/4. Peter Hall talks about directing his then wife, soprano Maria Ewing , in the title role of Bizet's Carmen.
Producers Adrian Edwards and Laura Parfitt


Talks: Peter Hall
Soprano: Maria Ewing
Producers: Adrian Edwards
Producers: Laura Parfitt

: Three for All with Brian Kay

In this week's archive feature Jessye Norman performs Strauss's Four Last Songs with Alexander Gibson and the BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra. Plus Kodaly's Psalmus Hungaricus , more recordings by great wind virtuosos and the last of Max Reger 's tone poems, Bacchanal.
Send your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All. BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ


Unknown: Jessye Norman
Unknown: Alexander Gibson
Unknown: Psalmus Hungaricus
Unknown: Max Reger

: Iebrecht.live

Norman Lebrecht debates another cultural issue with guests in the studio and around the world.
Send your views and questions by PHONE (from 5pm today): [number removed], by email: lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk or by post to Lebrecht Live, BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA Producer Tony Cheevers


Unknown: Norman Lebrecht
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Performance on 3

City of London Festival
Fiona Talkington introduces a concert recorded last week in St Paul's Cathedral.
Patricia Rozario (soprano), BBC Singers, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Tavener Hymn to the Mother of God; Hymn for the Dormition of the Mother of God; The Lamb; Song for Athene; Ultimos Ritos


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Tavener Hymn

: Drama on 3

Uncle Varick
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Anton Chekhov , Radio 3 presents acclaimed Scottish playwright John Byrne 's new version of Uncle Vanya.
It is the mid-1960s and Uncle Varick and his niece Shona are running an estate in the remote north-east of Scotland for the benefit of Varick's brother-in-law, the literary critic and TV pundit Sandy Sheridan. But when Sandy decides to retire to the estate with his young wife, Elaine, the lives of the inhabitants are thrown into disarray. Varick's own crisis drives the action to a darkly comic, tragic finale.
Guitarist Kevin MacKenzie Director Lu Kemp
See also various programmes throughout the week on Radio 4 marking the Chekhov centenary


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Unknown: John Byrne
Unknown: Uncle Varick
Unknown: Sandy Sheridan.
Guitarist: Kevin MacKenzie
Uncle Varick: Paul Young
Sandy: Sandy Neilson
Doctor: Richard Greenwood
Estate worker: Robert Jack
Shona: Vicki Masson
Elaine: Selina Boyack
Mother: Sheila Donald
Willie: John Shedden
Kirsty Morag: Anne Lacey

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Peter Eotvos zeroPoints
Conducted by the composer

: Andy Kershaw

Featuring a studio session from Haitian vodou rock band RAM, currently touring the UK with a music theatre production celebrating the bicentenary of the world's first black republic.

: Composer of the Week:

Percy Grainger (1882-1961)
1/5. Introducing Percy. Donald Macleod looks beyond the sensational aspects of Grainger's life to discover a musician who desperately wanted to be taken seriously. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Percy Grainger
Unknown: Percy. Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. The Russian Patriarchal Choir, director Anatoly Gridenko , perform anonymous Orthodox church music from the 16th to the 18th centuries. 1.55 Uadov
Eight Russian Folksongs, Op 58 2.10 Arensky Suite No 4, Op 62 2.30 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 3 in D (Polish)
3.15 Malecki The Wood Pigeon , the Forest and the Lass
3.30 Mozart, arr anon Grande Sestetto Concertante in E flat 4.05 Naumann Harpsichord Concerto in B flat
4.15Telemann Concerto in E minor for recorder and flute
4.30 Bach Trio in G minor, BWV929: Praeambulum in Gminor, BWV930 4.35Gassmann Stabat Mater 4.50 Chopin Impromptus: in A flat. Op 29; in G flat. Op 51 5.00 Dohnanyi Piano Quintet No 2 in E flat minor. Op 26 5.20 Anon, 16th century Branles; Suite 5.30 Bortnyansky Te Deum 5.40 Handel Spirit music (Alcina) 5.45 Bach Singetdem Herm ein neues Lied, BWV225 6.00 Grossman Csardas (The Ghost of Voyvode) 6.10 Trad, arr Leontovych/Avdievsky Two songs
6.15 Kilar Choral Prelude 6.30 Kaski Symphony, Op 16


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Director: Anatoly Gridenko
Unknown: Wood Pigeon

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