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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Irving Fine Partita Bach Cantata: Siehe zu, dass deine Gottesfurcht, BWV1 79
8.00-9.00: Falla Homenajes Chabrier Espana


Unknown: Martin Handley.

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regularfeatures include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Music also includes: Handel Overture: Agrippina London
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karl Richter Hasse Salve Regina in E flat Barbara Bonney (soprano), Barbara Finck (mezzo), Musica Antiqua , Koln, conductor Reinhard Goebel Dvorak Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat minor, Op 45 No 3 RPO, conductor Rafael Kubelik Massenet Reste au Foyer, Petit Grillon
(Cendrillon, Act 1 Scene 5) Magdalena Kozena (soprano), MahlerCO, conductor Marc Minkowski Barber Piano Sonata Marc-Andre Hamelin
Sibelius Tapiola Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Serge Koussevitzky
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66 Beaux Arts Trio
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Karl Richter
Conductor: Hasse Salve Regina
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Barbara Finck
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
Conductor: Dvorak Slavonic Rhapsody
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Conductor: Massenet Reste
Unknown: Petit Grillon
Soprano: Magdalena Kozena
Conductor: Serge Koussevitzky

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest this week is the writer and film producer Gillian Slovo , South African-born daughter of the political activist Joe Slovo and journalist Ruth First , who was murdered in 1982 for her involvement in the anti-apartheid movement. Gillian's latest book, The Ice Road, is set in Leningrad, also the setting of Shostakovich's Seventh
Symphony- one of her musical passions.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Gillian Slovo
Unknown: Joe Slovo
Unknown: Ruth First

: The Early Music Show

Andrew Manze introduces motets and madrigals by the 16th-century Flemish composer Philippe de Monte , sung by the BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten. And the Sixteen, conducted by Harry Christophers , reveal the musical connection between De Monte and William Byrd.
De Monte is featured in the Through the Night concert at lam


Introduces: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Philippe de Monte
Conductor: Bo Holten.
Conducted By: Harry Christophers
Conducted By: William Byrd.

: Sunday Gala

Edinburgh International Festival 2004 Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano)
Sandy Burnett introduces another Schubert recital by the great Georgian pianist and hears about her friendship with Sviatoslav Richter. Recorded in the Queen's Hall on Friday. Schubert Piano Sonata in D, D850;
Piano Sonata in A, D959 Thelastinthisseriesofrecitals by Elisabeth Leonskaja is broadcast on Wednesday at lpm


Piano: Elisabeth Leonskaja
Introduces: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter.
Unknown: Elisabeth Leonskaja

: Glyndebourne at 70

2/3. BranchingOut
Peggy Reynolds looks at how Glyndebourne has invested in some of the more unusual or lesser-known areas of the repertoire, including Monteverdi, Handel, Gluck, Rossini and Strauss, often prompting a re-evaluation of these composers' work in the wider operatic world. Featuring an interview with Glyndebourne's Sir George Christie. Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Sir George Christie.
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Brian Kay with another postbag of listeners' requests, including Mozart's Clarinet Concerto played by Michael Collins , and highlights from
Offenbach's comic opera La Périchole featuring the French soprano Regine Crespin. With more from the BBC's Proms archive and operatic highlights from Glyndebourne's recorded legacy. Send in your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, CardiffCF5 2YQ


Unknown: Brian Kay
Played By: Michael Collins
Soprano: Regine Crespin.

: S New Generation Artists

Presented by Verity Sharp.
Brahms Piano Trio in B, Op 8 Kungsbacka Trio Chopin Nocturne No 2 in D flat, Op 2 7 Jonathan Biss (piano)


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Piano: Jonathan Biss

: BBC Proms 2004

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Edward Seckerson.
Audra McDonald (soprano), Tracey Silverman
(electric violin), BBCSO, conductor John Adams Ravel, orch Grainger La Vallée des Cloches (Miroirs)
Colin McPhee Tabuh-Tabuhan
Various, arr John Adams/William Brohn
Songs of Ragtime and Reminiscence (first UK performance)
7.20 Twenty Minutes: Widow's Walk
Janet Suzman reads a new short story from novelist Ronald Frame, which takes a young girl from a provincial town in pre-war Scotland on ajourneytothe New World, where maybe she has the chance to start again.
7.40 John Adams Easter Eve 1945 (Doctor Atomic) (first UK performance);
The Dharma at Big Sur (first UK performance) Repeated on Friday 3 September at 2.30pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Edward Seckerson.
Soprano: Audra McDonald
Soprano: Tracey Silverman
Conductor: John Adams
Unknown: Colin McPhee

: Drama on 3: The Mrichhakatikaa

A 5th-century Sanskrit play attributed to King Sudraka, concerning the romance of Charudatta, a nobleman impoverished by his altruism, and Vasanta, a beautiful-but-bored courtesan looking to settle down. Recorded on location in Khandaia, India, with an all-Indian cast. Adapted by Roger Eisgood with Willi Richards and Graeme Fife.
Director Willi Richards Producer Roger Elsgood


Adapted By: Roger Eisgood
Unknown: Willi Richards
Unknown: Graeme Fife.
Director: Willi Richards
Producer: Roger Elsgood
Vasanta: Dipika Roy
Charudatta: Denzil Smith
Jaganmatha: Lovleen Mishra
Maitreya: Kunaal Roy Kapur
Guruji: Sohrab Ardeshir
Manda: Smlta Rosemeyer
Sarvi: Joy Sengupta
Judge/Vardha: Farld Currlm
Dardu: Rehaan Engineer
Capt Chanda: Quasar Padamsee
CaptViraka: Nad!r Khan
Aryaka: Digvijay Sawant
Priest: Darshan Jariwala
Executioner: Vlnay Pathak
Sound designer: John Hunt

: Andy Kershaw in the "Axis of Evil"

1/3. Overthe next three weeks Andy Kershaw visits Iraq, North Korea and Iran -three states declared by George W Bush to be the "axis of evil". This is Kershaw's award-winning report from Saddam-era Baghdad in 2001, when he met some of Iraq's top musicians. He also talked to exiled Iraqi starllham Al Madfai in Jordan. Revised


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: George W Bush
Unknown: Al Madfai

: Composers of the Week: CesarFranck and His Circle

1/5. A New Vision. Donald Macleod traces the dramatic political and cultural upheavals in 19th-century and early 20th-century Paris that allowed Franck and his small band of devotees to emerge into the mainstream of French music. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Utrecht Early Music Festival 2003. The Gesualdo Consort, directed by Harry van der Kamp , perform madrigals by De Monte and Joannes Tollius. 1.50 Forsyth Jubilee Overture
2.00 Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor 2.55 Jongen QuatrePieces, Op37 3.25 Shearing Music to Hear(Five Shakespeare Songs) 3.40 Gershwin An American in Paris
4.00 Joseph Marx Evening Prayer 4.05 Bach Violin Sonata in E minor, BWV1023 4.15 Gorczycki Missa Paschalis
4.30 Toumier Au Matin 4.35 Caplet Divertissement No 1 (A la Française)4.40 Gotovac Introductory Chorus and Djula 's Song (Em the Joker) 4.45 Glinka Spanish Overture No 2 (Souvenir of a Summer Night in Madrid) 5.00 Abel Cello Sonata in A 5.05 Wassenaer Concerto Armonico
No 5 in F minor 5.15 Gluck Overture: Iphigenie en Tauride
5.30 Debussy Images, Set 2 5.45 Ruth W Henderson
Come Holy Spirit 5.50 Arlen, arr O'Dette Somewhere over the Rainbow 5.50 Joannes Tollius Anchor Ch 'in Alto Mar
Scogli Pieno 5.55 Zelenka Capriccio in F 6.10 Beethoven Ballet: The Creatures of Prometheus (excerpts) 6.25
Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat, K271 (Jeunehomme)


Unknown: John Shea.
Directed By: Harry van Der Kamp
Directed By: Joannes Tollius.
Unknown: Joseph Marx
Unknown: Gorczycki Missa Paschalis
Unknown: Scogli Pieno
Unknown: Zelenka Capriccio

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