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: Morning on 3

With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Knut Nystedt Immortal Bach Hoist Singers, director Stephen Layton Schreker Nachtmusik (Der feme Klang)
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
8.00-9.00: Faure Violin Sonata in E minor,
Op 108 Isabelle Faust (violin), Florent Boffard (piano) Haydn Symphony No 59 in A (Fire) Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Director: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Violin: Isabelle Faust
Violin: Florent Boffard
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Plus the recording of one of Brahms's Piano Trios recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Other music includes: Nicolai Overture: Merry Wives of Windsor Vienna PO, conductor Rudolf Kempe
EJ Moeran Two Pieces for Small Orchestra English Sinfonia, conductor Neville Dilkes Bach Concerto in D minor for three harpsichords, BWV1063 Anton Heiller ,
Erna Heiller and Kurt Rapf , I Solisti di Zagreb, conductor Antonio Janigro
Barber Prayers of Kierkegaard Sarah Reese (soprano), Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Schenk
Mozart Serenade in E flat, K375 Czech PO Wind Soloists, conductor Vladimir Cerny Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Conductor: Neville Dilkes
Unknown: Anton Heiller
Unknown: Erna Heiller
Unknown: Kurt Rapf
Conductor: Antonio Janigro
Soprano: Kierkegaard Sarah Reese
Conductor: Andrew Schenk
Conductor: Mozart Serenade
Conductor: Vladimir Cerny

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is historian Antony Beevor , author of bestselling books about the battle of Stalingrad and the fall of Berlin, and most recently, the story of Hitler's favourite actress, Olga Chekhova. His musical passions include Baroque music by Corelli, Vivaldi and Manfredini, Mozart and Brahms, and a symphony by a little-known Soviet composer.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Antony Beevor
Unknown: Olga Chekhova.

: The Early Music Show

Brighton Early Music Festival
Musica Secreta perform erotic madrigals from Monteverdi's 4th book, made suitable for performances by nuns by substituting sacred Latin texts. Plus music composed by and for nuns of Lombardy, including the recently discovered music of Chiara Margarita
Cozzolani. Presented by Lucie Skeaping.


Unknown: Musica Secreta
Unknown: Chiara Margarita
Presented By: Lucie Skeaping.

: Sunday Gala

Stephanie Hughes presents a performance recorded at this summer's Salzburg Festival. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Schubert Symphony No 4 in C minor (Tragic); Symphony No 9 in C (Great)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Riccardo Muti

: Modern Living

2/4. Conductor Marin Alsop continues her exploration of music inspired by the march of technology. With cityscapes from
Vaughan Williams , Copland, Charles Ives and Charles Chaplin , telecommunications with Johann Strauss , Arthur Sullivan , and Gian Carlo
Menotti's The Telephone, and photographs from the collections of Philip Glass and Kurt Weill. Producer David Gallagher


Conductor: Marin Alsop
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Charles Ives
Unknown: Charles Chaplin
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Arthur Sullivan
Unknown: Gian Carlo
Unknown: Kurt Weill.
Producer: David Gallagher

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Brian Kay plays more listeners' requests, including Respighi's dramatic transcription of Bach's Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582, a vintage recording of Vaughan
Williams's Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis , and Beethoven's Waldstein piano sonata. Send in 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
Unknown: Thomas Tallis

: Music Matters

Tom Service investigates a problem endemic to opera: how to combine good singing with good acting. He meets one of Europe's most influential composers, Louis Andriessen , who shows him round some of his favourite places in his native Amsterdam. And with the National Brass Band Championships taking place next week, a look at how the passion and excitement of banding informs so much of the nation's music making. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Louis Andriessen
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: Performance on 3

Listen Up!
The Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra make their Radio 3 debut with the opening concert of their 80th Anniversary Season. Recorded at the Brighton Dome.
Johannes Moser (cello), London Brass, Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Janacek Sinfonietta Smetana Dances (The Bartered Bride)
Dvorak Slavonic Dances , Op 72 Nos 1, 2 and 7; Cello Concerto in B minor


Cello: Johannes Moser
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Dvorak Slavonic Dances

: Drama on 3: Mr Puntila

One of Bertolt Brecht's best comedies, adapted and updated by Lee Hall.
A drunken, chaotic landowner leans heavily on his stoic chauffeur in a series of outrageous escapades. A witty, modern musical version of a comedy classic.
Composer/musical director Chris Lamer Mark Cresswell (ukulele) Sian Hicks (double bass) Director Polly Thomas


Unknown: Lee Hall.
Director: Chris Lamer Mark Cresswell
Unknown: Sian Hicks
Director: Polly Thomas
Mr Puntila: Vincent Ebrahim
Matti: Derek Riddell
Judge: Robert Pickavance
Eva: Emma Cunnlffe
Milkmaid: Emma Cunnlffe
Attache: Mark Chatterton
Moonshine Emma: Julia Rounthwalte
Chemist's assistant: Vashti MacLachlan
Telephonist: Paula Sims
Lawyer: Graeme Hawley
Parson: Declan Wilson

: Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

New series John Tusa talks to some of the world's greatest artistic originators. This week he meets leading British potter Edmund De Waal.


Presenter: John Tusa
Guest: Edmund De Waal
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Andy Kershaw

Music from around the world and a studio session from Guinean kora player and griot Mory Kante , who performs songs from his new album.


Unknown: Mory Kante

: Composer of the Week: Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

1/5. Donald Macleod takes a look at the early life of Gustav Holst, his student days, the start of his teaching career, and his interest in collecting folk songs - both in England and whilst on holiday in Algeria. Repeated from Monday
1.00 Through the Night
Presented by John Shea.
The Croatian Radio and Television Chorus, conductor Loris Vololini, perform works by Jakov Gotovac.
2.00 Liszt Fantasy and Fugue on Ad Nos ad Salutarem Undam
2.30 Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV988
4.00 Sweelinck Beati Pauperes Spiritu
4.05 Durante Concerto for Strings No 1 in F minor
4.15 Handel Dica it Fatso Dica it Vero (Alessandro)
4.20 Mendelssohn Overture: Ruy Bias
4.30 Chopin Scherzo in E. Op 54
4.40 Saint Saens Havanaise
4.50 Chabrier Espaha
5.00 Meijering La Vengeance d'une Femme
5.05 Shostakovich String Quartet No 7. Op 108
5.20 Prokofiev Pensees. Op 62
5.30 Sibelius Andante Festivo
5.40 Gotovac The Stone Maiden
5.45 Verdi Overture: La Forza del Destino
5.50 Brahms Cello Sonata No 1 in E minor. Op 38
6.20 Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491
6.50 Glinka Kamarinskaya


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Gustav Hoist
Presented By: John Shea.
Conductor: Loris Vololini
Unknown: Jakov Gotovac.
Unknown: Salutarem Undam
Unknown: Bach Goldberg
Unknown: Handel Dica
Unknown: Fatso Dica
Unknown: Saens Havanaise
Unknown: Chabrier Espaha
Unknown: Glinka Kamarinskaya

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