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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Haydn Piano Sonata in D, HXV133 Emanuel Ax (piano) Bach Cantata No 170: Vergnugte Ruh ', beliebte Seelenlust
Janet Baker (mezzo), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.00-9.00: Walton A Song forthe Lord
Mayor's Table Felicity Lott (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano) Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K314 Michel Piguet , Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Vergnugte Ruh
Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Michel Piguet
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Music also includes:
Haydn Sinfonia Concertante in B flat, H 1105 Rainer Kuchl (violin), Franz Bartolomey (cello), Walter Lehmayer (oboe), Michael Werba
(bassoon), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Brahms Tragic Overture
Lilya Zilberstein , Cord Garben (piano duet) Gal Five Songs
Christian Immler (baritone), Erik Levi (piano) Bach Violin Concerto No 2 in E, BWV1042
Mischa Elman , unnamed orchestra conducted by Lawrance Collingwood
Rott A Prelude to Julius Caesar Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Sebastian Weigle
Mozart L 'amero, Saro Costante (II Re Pastore) Kathleen Battle (soprano), Barry Griffiths (violin), RPO, conductor Andre Previn
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Violin: Rainer Kuchl
Violin: Franz Bartolomey
Oboe: Walter Lehmayer
Oboe: Michael Werba
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Lilya Zilberstein
Baritone: Erik Levi
Unknown: Mischa Elman
Conducted By: Lawrance Collingwood
Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
Unknown: Saro Costante
Soprano: Kathleen Battle
Soprano: Barry Griffiths
Conductor: Andre Previn

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is the journalist David McKie , who has been writing for
The Guardian for nearly 40 years. His musical passions include Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin, Bartok, Ravel and the Oscar Peterson Trio.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: David McKie

: The Early Music Show

Pamela Thorby
Lucie Skeaping 's studio guest is recorder player Pamela Thorby , who talks about life as a member of the Palladian Ensemble and about her new CD of Handel recorder sonatas.


Unknown: Pamela Thorby
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Pamela Thorby

: Sunday Gala

Cheltenham Festival 2004 Takacs Quartet A recital given earlierthis month at Cheltenham's Pittville Pump Room. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2
Hugh Wood Farewell Piece (solo viola) (first performance)
Bartok String Quartet No 3
Beethoven String Quartet in B flat, Op 130
(version with Grosse Fuge , Op 133, as finale)


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Grosse Fuge

: Getting Organised

2/4. From the organ of Blackburn Cathedral, Wayne Marshall looks at the German tradition of composing for organ, beginning with Bach's toccatas, preludes and fugues, and shows how the tradition was developed later in the music of Liszt and Franz Schmidt.
Producers Alyn Shipton and Phil Critchlow


Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Unknown: Franz Schmidt.
Producers: Alyn Shipton
Producers: Phil Critchlow

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Brian Kay plays more listeners' requests and recommendations, including a BBC Archive recording of Lament for Rosie, written by violinist Richard Gwilt in memory of his friend's daughter. Other requests include Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus; some Paganini caprices performed by Michael Rabin , whose career began as a teenage prodigy in the 1950s but who died tragically at the age of 36; and Scriabin's "fire poem", Prometheus. Send your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ


Unknown: Brian Kay
Violinist: Richard Gwilt
Unknown: Michael Rabin

: New Generation Artists

Verity Sharp presents the first of a series of performances by present and past members of Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme, running through the Proms season.
Francaix Wind Quintet No I Galliard Ensemble Ravel Violin Sonata in G
Janine Jansen. Jonathan Biss (piano)


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Janine Jansen.
Piano: Jonathan Biss

: BBC Proms 2004

_ive from the Royal Albert Hall , London. To mark the centenary of Dvorak's death md to launch one of the season's main u icmes - Back to Bohemia- Richard Hickox conducts a concert performance of Dvorak's finest grand opera. In early 17th-century Moscow, the Polish pretender Dimitrij is convinced that the Russian throne is legitimately his, following the death of Tsar Boris Godunov. But his doomed marriage to
Marina, a fellow Pole, and a love affair with the Tsar's daughter Xenie, leads to inevitable tragedy. Presented by Donald Macleod. Dvorak Dimitrij
Slovak Philharmonic Choir, BBC National
Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox Acts land 2
8.05 Interval: After
Boris Why did Dvorak feel the need to write a sequel to Musorgsky's Boris GodunoV ? To what extent do the events of the two operas correspond to historical fact? And are they linked musically? Piers Burton-Page investigates, with Michael Beckerman , Lindsey Hughes and Jan Smaczny.
8.30 Acts 3 and 4


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Tsar Boris Godunov.
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Boris Why
Unknown: Boris Godunov
Unknown: Michael Beckerman
Unknown: Lindsey Hughes
Unknown: Jan SmacZny.
Dimitrij: Stuart Skelton (tenor)
Marina: Elena Prokina (soprano)
Xenie: Krassimira Stoyanova (soprano)
Marfa: Dagmar Peckova (mezzo)
Shujsky: Dalibor Jenis (baritone)
Jav, Patriarch of Moscow: Manfred Hemm (bass)
Basmanov: Peter Coleman-Wright (baritone)
Neborsky: Jared Hott (baritone)

: Andy Kershaw

Featuring a live session by Teddy Thompson , the son of Richard and Linda Thompson , who is currently working on his second solo album.


Unknown: Teddy Thompson
Unknown: Linda Thompson

: Composer of the Week:Ethel Smyth (1858-1944)

1/5. Stepping Out
Donald Macleod and Odaline de la Martinez discuss Ethel Smyth 's studies and early career. Serenade in D BBC Philharmonic/Martinez StringQuartet in E minor (1st mvtj Archaeus Quartet Mass in D (Sanctus) Janis Hardy (mezzo), Plymouth Festival Chorus and Orchestra/Philip Brunelle Repeated from Monday
1.00 A M Through the Night
With Jonathan Swain.
Schubert Mass in E flat, D950 1.55 Ludvig Sextet in A minor, Op 29 2.30 Noskowski Symphony No 3 in F
(From Spring to Spring) 3.10 Muthei Concerto in D minor for two bassoons 3.35 Bach English Suite No 6 in D minor, BWV811 4.00 Lassus Susanna Fayre 4.05 Byrd Fantasia
4.05 Frescobaldi Capriccio sopra la Bassa Fiamenga
4.10 Schubert Scherzo No 1 in B flat, D593 4.20 Clara Schumann Scherzo in D minor, Op 10 No 4.25 Bach, arr Segovia Fugue in A minor, BWV1000 4.30 MozetIch EIDorado 4.50 Bernstein Overture: Candide
5.00 Wagner Overture: Rienzi 5.10 Brahms Vier Gesange, Op 32 5.20 Cabanilles Batalla Imperial
5.30 Gesualdo Son si Belle le Rose 5.30 Telemann
Sonata in A (Der Getreue Music-Meister) 5.35 Handel, arrSteele-Perkins Three Airs from Vauxhall Gardens
5.50 Provenzale La Colomba Ferita, Act 1 (excerpts)
6.05 Messiaen Le Loriot (Catalogue d Viseaux)
6.10 Grieg A birdsong; Cow Call, Op 25 6.20 Biber
Sonata Violino Solo Representativa 6.30 Egea Karrasi Eta Hotsak 6.35Dohnanyi Variations on a Nursery Song, 0p25


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Ethel Smyth
Unknown: Janis Hardy
Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Frescobaldi Capriccio
Unknown: Clara Schumann Scherzo
Unknown: Brahms Vier
Unknown: Messiaen Le Loriot
Unknown: Egea Karrasi Eta

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