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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Mozart Mass in C, K337 (Missa Solemnis) Strauss Tod und Verklarung, Op 24
8.00-9.00: Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66
Gurney In Flanders; Severn Meadows


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Strauss's Don Quixote recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Bridge There Is a Willow Grows aslant a Brook Britten Sinfonia, conductor Nicholas Cleobury Bach Oboe Concerto in G minor, BWV1056 Hans-Peter Westermann , Camerata Koln
Rodrigo Concierto Andaluz Celedonio, Celin, Pepe and Angel Romero (guitars),
San Antonio SO, conductor Victor Alessandro Handel Scherza in Maria Navicella (Lotario) Simone Kermes (soprano), II Complesso Barocco, conductor Alan Curtis
Mozart Piano Concerto No 18 in B flat, K456 Lili Kraus , Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Monteux
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Don Quixote
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Unknown: Hans-Peter Westermann
Guitars: Angel Romero
Conductor: Victor Alessandro
Conductor: Handel Scherza
Soprano: Simone Kermes
Conductor: Alan Curtis
Unknown: Lili Kraus
Conductor: Pierre Monteux

: Private Passions

American jazz musician, composer and record producer George Duke talks to
Michael Berkeley about his musical influences, which include Sarah Vaughan 's Brazilian Romance, Miles Davis 's Blue in Green and works by Haydn, Chopin, Debussy and Hindemith.


Talks: George Duke
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Sarah Vaughan
Unknown: Miles Davis

: The Early Music Show

Les Haulz et les Bas
A concert of 13th-century music for shawms and sackbuts, recorded at Chetham's School of Music, Manchester, by German ensemble Les Haulz et les Bas. With Lucie Skeaping.


Presenter: Lucie Skeaping
Musicians: Les Haulz et les Bas

: Sunday Gala

A concert recorded last month at Wigmore Hall, London. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
English Concert, director Andrew Manze (violin) Mozart Divertimento in B flat, K137
Biber Sonata No 11 in C minor (Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum)
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C minor, RV202; Concerto in B minor for four violins, RV580 Mozart Divertimento in F, K138;
Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546
Locatelli Concerto in F for four violins, Op 4 No 12


Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.
Violin: Andrew Manze
Violin: Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento

: The Decca Boys

2/4. From Mono to Stereo. The story of the first two postwar decades, when the Decca company led the recording world.
Humphrey Burton looks at the 1950s, when experimental techniques of recording in stereo allowed for "stage movement" in opera recordings, with singers jostling for the best mic positions. Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Producer: Clive Portbury

: Three for All with Brian Kay

Is it fair to say that Karlowicz's Violin Concerto is "quite the equal of Bruch's" (to quote one listener)? Plus requests for piano music by Scriabin, an oboe sonata by Saint-Saens and more contributions to the great lieder debate. Send in your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ

: Music Matters

Almost nine years after Venice's La Fenice opera house was burnt down, it's reopening with a new production of La Traviata, which
Verdi wrote for the theatre in 1853. Presenter
Tom Service talks to the director and takes a tour of the once again resplendent theatre. Producer Jeremy Evans


Producer: Jeremy Evans

: Performance on 3

Tetbury Music Festival
The first of two concerts recorded last month at the Cotswold church of St Mary the Virgin in which William Towers (countertenor) is joined by Gary Cooper (harpsichord),
Katy Bircher (flute) and friends in an all-Bach programme. Presented by Donald Macleod.
Bach Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor,
BWV1067; Cantata No 170: Vergnugte Ruh , beliebte Seelenlust;
Flute Sonata in E minor, BWV1034;
Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050


Harpsichord: Gary Cooper
Flute: Katy Bircher
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Vergnugte Ruh

: Drama on 3: In Parenthesis

The Royal Welch Fusiliers embark for France in December 1915, many of them soon to be killed or wounded at the Battle of the Somme. A new production of this unique, semi-autobiographical prose-poem by David Jones , marking Remembrance Sunday and the 90th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon.
Music by John Hardy Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: David Jones
Adapted By: Douglas Cleverdon.
Music By: John Hardy
Director: Alison Hindell
Action: Sian Phillips
Thought: Sara McGaughey
Memory: Manon Edwards
Prologue: Dorien Thomas
John Ball: Steven Meo
Dai Evans: Oliver Ryan
Crower: Thomas Arnold
Jenkins: Rhodri Hugh
Lewis: Lestyn Jones
Snell: Simon Ludders
Quilter: David Middleton
Wastebottom: Matthew Morgan
Clark: Carl Prekopp
Watcyn: Aled Pugh
Wyatt: Keiron Setf
Saunders: Nathan Sussex

: Sunday Feature: The Meetings ofMinds

1/3. A look at the dynamics of deliberation through three meetings that had huge significance beyond their four walls.
The Berlin Conference, 1884. Perhaps not surprisingly, not a single African was among the delegates at this meeting when the European colonial powers, with Russia and America, formalised the so-called Scramble for Africa and partitioned the continent's interior amongst themselves. Frances Stonor Saunders examines the consequences of this meeting and explores the nature of discussions that are dictated by diplomacy, producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Frances Stonor Saunders
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Andy Kershaw

Dance band Whapweasal bring their mix of folk, jazz and ska into the studio for a live session.

: Composer of the Week: Mozart - the Keyboard Player

1/5. 1781: Mozart arrives in Vienna and his musical brilliance turns the city upside down. Presented by Donald Macleod. Rptd from Monday


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night Presented by Susan Sharpe. Telemann

Wie ist dein Name so gross! 1.40
Spohr Notturno in C. Op 34 2.10 Gal Serenade, Op 46
2-25 Schubert Four Impromptus, D935 3.00 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) 3.45 Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E, Op 54 3.55 JC Bach Quintet in F.
Op 11 No 3 4.05 Cavalli Alia Nave, alia Nave (Giasone)
4.10 Boccherini Keyboard Concerto in E flat 4.25 Hummel Rondo 4.30 Wieniawski Polonaise No 1 in D. Op 4
4.35 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila 4.45 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in C, Op 46 No 1 4.50 Vivaldi Cello
Concerto in D minor 5.00 Faure Clair de Lune, Op 46 No 2; En Sourdine. Op 58 No 2 5.10 Berlioz Trio des Ismaelites (LEnfance du Christ) 5.15 Melartin
Consolation 5.20 Lassus Timor et Tremor 5.25
Perl Uccidimi Dolore ! 5.35 Schumann Prelude and Fugue in 6 flat, Op 16 No 2 5.40 Schumann Overture: Die Braut von Messina 5.50 Faure Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120
6.15 Francaix 11 Variations surun Theme de Haydn
6.30 Respighl 11 Tramonto 6.45 Janacek in the Mists


Unknown: Spohr Notturno
Unknown: Hummel Rondo
Unknown: Perl Uccidimi Dolore
Unknown: Braut Von Messina

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