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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Hoist Ballet music (The Perfect Fool) Maxwell Davies Veni Sancte Spiritus
8.00-9.00: Striggio Ecce Beatam Lucem Haydn Symphony No 45 in F sharp minor (Farewell)


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Maxwell Davies Veni Sancte Spiritus

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regularfeatures include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Haydn's The Creation recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Nielsen Overture: Maskarade Danish National
SO, conductor Sergiu Celibidache Eigar Ave Maris Stella , Op 2 No 3
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, director Christopher Robinson
Morten Lauridsen 0 Magnum Mysterium Handel and Haydn Society Chorus, conductor Grant Llewellyn
Bach Capriccio on the Departure of his Beloved Brother, BWV992
Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)
Cristobal Halffter Tiento del Primer Tonoy Batalla Imperial USSR Grand Symphony
Orchestra of the State Radio and Television, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Sergiu Celibidache
Unknown: Maris Stella
Director: Christopher Robinson
Director: Morten Lauridsen
Unknown: Mysterium Handel
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Bach Capriccio
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Harpsichord: Cristobal Halffter Tiento
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is poet and writer
Kevin Crossley-Holland . His musical passions include medieval music, music by Janacek,
Britten, Nielsen and Vaughan Williams , and his own setting of his poem The Nightingales.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: The Early Music Show

When Handel Met
Scarlatti Andrew Manze relives the trial of skill that took place in Rome in 1709 between George Frideric Handel and Domenico Scarlatti.
Producer Sam Phillips


Unknown: Scarlatti Andrew Manze
Unknown: George Frideric Handel
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti.
Producer: Sam Phillips

: Sunday Gala

Renee Fleming - Opera Gala
A concert from Renee Fleming 's recent
European tour. Recorded in Edinburgh's Usher Hall and presented by Stephanie Hughes in conversation with the American soprano.
BBC Scottish SO, conductor Patrick Summers Mozart Overture: Le Nozze di Figaro; Come Scoglio (Cosi Fan Tutte)
Massenet Le Sommeil de Desdemona (Suite No 3: Scenes Dramatiques); Gavotte and Recitative (Manon)
Strauss Moonlight Music ; Final Scene (Capriccio) Verdi Willow Song; Ave Maria (Otello, Act 4) Wolf-Ferrari Overture: Susanna's Secret
Puccini 0 Mio Babbino Caro (Gianni Schicchi ) Catalani Ebben , Ne Andro Lontana (La Wally)


Unknown: Renee Fleming
Unknown: Renee Fleming
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Patrick Summers
Unknown: Strauss Moonlight Music
Unknown: Mio Babbino Caro
Unknown: Gianni Schicchi
Unknown: Catalani Ebben
Unknown: Ne Andro Lontana

: Getting Organised

1/4. A series exploring the great traditions of the organ. Today Wayne Marshall demonstrates the innovations developed by organ-builders in 19th-century France and presents music by Franck, Saint-Saens, Widor and Dupre. Recorded in Blackburn Cathedral.


Presenter/Organist: Wayne Marshall
Producer: Alyn Shipton
Producer: Phil Critchlow

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Sounds of a Nation
A summer roadshow edition, recorded at
Malvern's Forum Theatre. Brian Kay introduces nationalist works chosen by listeners and played by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Ken Woods. With Patricia Rozario (soprano) and pianist Harry, who improvises a medley on tunes chosen by the audience. Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia
Canteloube Chants d'Auvergne Kodaly Dances from Galanta Berio Folk Songs
Copland Appalachian Spring
Send your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ


Introduces: Brian Kay
Conducted By: Ken Woods.
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Unknown: Galanta Berio

: Music Matters

Tom Service talks to Pierre Boulezas he prepares to return to Bayreuth with Parsifal, and to novelist Jonathan Coe about why he prefers composers who are often regarded as "second rate". Producer Paul Frankl


Unknown: Pierre Boulezas
Unknown: Jonathan Coe
Producer: Paul Frankl

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra at Bad Kissingen Lang Lang (piano), conductor Lawrence Foster Paul Guinery presents a concert given by the BBCSO during its annual summer visit to the elegant spa town of Bad Kissingen in Bavaria. Liszt, arr Adams The Black Gondola
Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring)


Piano: Kissingen Lang Lang
Conductor: Lawrence Foster
Conductor: Paul Guinery

: Drama on 3

How Many Miles to Basra?
Iraq, April 2003. The war is over.
Colin Teevan 's drama explores the aftermath of a fictional incident at a checkpoint near
Basra. Contains strong language.
Director Toby Swift


Unknown: Colin Teevan
Director: Toby Swift
Ursula: Michelle Fairley
Stewart: Cal MacAninch
Freddie: Dominic Carter
Dangermouse: Steve Jackson
Geordie: Michael Imerson
Malek: Nadim Sawalha
Gus: Philip Fox
Jeannie: Tracy Wiles
Sayed: Hash ChamcHoun
Sheikh: Mohammed Salehl
Lt Col Tim Collins: Stephen Hogan

: Sunday Feature: The Poet Who LostHis Head

Francis Petrarch established the language of European love poetry with his sonnets to Laura. To mark the 700th anniversary of his death,
Germaine Greer , Clive James , Nicholas Mann and others reflect on his enduring influence. And the pathologist in charge of the recent exhumation of Petrarch's bones reveals some bizarre findings. Introduced by Kevin Jackson with readings by Derek Jacobi. Producer Kate Boiton


Unknown: Francis Petrarch
Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Nicholas Mann
Introduced By: Kevin Jackson
Unknown: Derek Jacobi.
Producer: Kate Boiton

: Andy Kershaw

A studio session by American protest singer David Rovics , including songs about the treatment of Iraqi prisoners, George Bush 's presidential trip to London, and "guerrilla gardening".


Singer: David Rovics
Unknown: George Bush

: Composers of the Week:The Neapolitan Connection

1/5. Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783) in Dresden. Donald Macleod explores the mid-18th-century Neapolitan genre of opera seria and the cities and courts outside Italy where its composers flourished. With excerpts from Hasse's Cleofide (1731). Rptd from Monday


Unknown: Johann Adolf Hasse
Unknown: Dresden. Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Rachmanlnov The Bells
A performance given in 1974 by the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vassil Stefanov , with soloists and chorus.
1.40 Khachaturian Piano Concerto 2.15 Strauss Suite in B flat for 13 wind instruments, Op 4 2.40 Poulenc Sonata for two pianos 3.00 Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
3.35 Verdi String Quartet in E minor 4.00 Boely Messe des Fetes Solennelles 4.10 Schmelzer Sonata XII
4.15 Handel Coronation Anthem No 4: My Heart Is Inditing
4.30 Couperin Bruit de Guerre 4.35 Brusselmans Scenes after Breughel 4.50 Schumann Abegg Variations, Op
5.00 Telemann Overture in D (Tafelmusik, Vol 2)
5.05 G Gabriell Magnificat 5.10 Paderewskl Menuet Célèbre in G, Op 14 No 1 (a l'Antique)
5.15 Szymanowski Symphony No 4 (Symphonie
Concertante) 5.45 Hummel Rondo in B minor, Op 109
5.55 Byrd The Bells
6.05 Janacek Violin Sonata 6.25 Sibellus Symphony No


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Conducted By: Vassil Stefanov
Unknown: Schmelzer Sonata Xii
Unknown: Couperin Bruit de Guerre
Unknown: Schumann Abegg
Unknown: Hummel Rondo

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