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: Morning on 3

Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.008.00: Telemann Overture-Suite in B flat (Musique de Table) Camerata of the 18th Century, director Konrad Hünteler
Bach, arr Busoni Chaconne in D minor Evgeny Kissin (piano)
8.009.00: Berlioz Overture; Shepherds' Farewell (L 'Enfance du Christ, Part 2) Champs Elysees Orchestra, conductor Philippe Herreweghe
Daquin Noël Pierre Bardon (organ)
Tchaikovsky Suite: The Nutcracker (excerpts) Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Piano: Evgeny Kissin
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe
Unknown: Pierre Bardon
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Music also includes:
Vaughan Williams Overture: Henry V London Brass Virtuosi, conductor David Honeyball
Mozart, arr Busoni Fantasia in F minor for mechanical organ, K608 Murray Perahia and Radu Lupu (pianos)
Delibes Bell Song(Lakme, Act 2)
Mado Robin (soprano), Jean Borthayre
(baritone), Paris Opera-Comique Orchestra, conductor Georges Sebastian Martinu Memorial to Lidice
Czech PO, conductor Karel Ancerl
Bach Prelude and Fugue in E flat, BWV853 (Well-Tempered Klavier, Book 1) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: David Honeyball
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Pianos: Radu Lupu
Soprano: Mado Robin
Soprano: Jean Borthayre
Conductor: Georges Sebastian
Conductor: Karel Ancerl
Conductor: Bach Prelude
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is the multi-talented Stephen Fry. His upbeat choices include Mozart, Britten, Wagner,
Nina Simone , Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass,
\ and the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Stephen Fry.
Unknown: Nina Simone
Unknown: Herb Alpert

: The Early Music Show

Food and Drink
/ A programme of feasting and excess, from the monks of Carmina Burana, who only seemed to have had two things on their minds, to Telemann's rather more refined
Musique de Table, and perhaps some coffee / to finish. Presented by Catherine Bott.


Presented By: Catherine Bott.

: Sunday Gala

Ute Lemper
Vocalist and cabaret singer Ute Lemper joins the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to perform the repertoire that she has made her own: the songs of Kurt Weill , Hans Eisler , and Jacques Brel. Plus excerpts from Milhaud's Suite: Saudades do Brazil. A concert given in November at the Barbican Hall, London. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.


Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Hans Eisler
Unknown: Jacques Brel.
Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: One Fine Day

New series 1/3. Morning in Modena
Catherine Bott spends a day in the company of the great Italian soprano Mirella Freni , who talks about her early life and career and of her ties to her home town of Modena.
Producer Chns Wines


Soprano: Mirella Freni

: Three for All with Brian Kay

This week's requests include the slow movement of Schubert's String Quintet in C,
D956 - the "most perfect piece of music ever written", according to one listener - and Behold the Lamb of God from Handel's Messiah, performed by the Japan Bach
Collegium. Plus a suite from Virgil Thomson 's 1937 ballet The Filling Station.
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: Japan Bach
Unknown: Virgil Thomson

: Sunday Feature: Landscape withFigure

Three days after D-Day, Keith Douglas , a tank commander in the Sherwood Rangers and probably the finest poet of World War Two, was killed when a shell burst in a field overlooking the Normandy village of St Pierre. Sean Street retraces Douglas's last movements in a bid to understand the nature Of this soldier-poet. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Keith Douglas
Unknown: Sean Street
Producer: Alan Hall

: BBC Proms 2004

Another chance to hear this concert from
London's Royal Albert Hall in September. Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Bernard Haitink
Haydn Symphony No 86 in D Bartok Dance Suite
Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor Revised


Unknown: Albert Hall
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Drama on 3: Three Japanese Gothic Tales

By Izumi Kyoka , dramatised by Georgia Pritchett. Izumi Kyoka is known as the Japanese Edgar Allan Poe , writing stories that are full of adventure, suspense and surprise as well as great beauty, tenderness and passion. Here are three adult fairy tales. The Holy Man of Mount Koya A Tale of Three Who One Day in Spring A Tale of Three Who Were Blind
Producer Marilyn Imrie Director Roxana Silbert


Unknown: Izumi Kyoka
Unknown: Izumi Kyoka
Unknown: Edgar Allan Poe
Producer: Marilyn Imrie
Director: Roxana Silbert
Sakagami: Simon Russell Beale
Monk: Adrian Scarborough
Wanderer: Paul Rhys
Sakagami: Simon Russell Beale
Blind Man: Toby Jones
Sakagami: Simon Russell Beale
Monk: Adrian Scarborough
Tamawaki Mio: Mairead McKinley
Peddler: Lain Robertson
Farmer: Neil Dudgeon
Woman: Lia Williams
Old Man: Geoffrey Palmer
Older Blind Man: Geoffrey Palmer
Blind Woman: Lia Williams
Wanderer: Paul Rhys
Priest: Nell Dudgeon
Man: Lain Robertsoll
Lion Boy: Oscar Fletcher
Composer: Howard Davidson

: Sunday Feature: The King's Nosebleed

Historian Justin Champion tells the story of the Glorious Revolution of 1688-9: the invited invasion of William of Orange and his ousting of King James.
\ Producers Tim Dee and Beth O'Dea


Producers: Tim Dee
Producers: Beth O'Dea

: Andy Kershaw

Including a session by boogie-woogie piano virtuoso Ben Waters.


Unknown: Ben Waters.

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

1/5. Madame von Meek. Donald Macleod explores Tchaikovsky's personality as revealed in his correspondence with Nadezhda von Meek
. Repeated from Monday 20 December at 12 noon


Unknown: Madame von Meek.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Nadezhda von Meek

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Chopin Nocturnes: in F. Op 15 No 1: in Fsharp, Op 15 No 2; Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor;
Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op 22: Nocturne in E minor. Op Posth 72 No 12.05 Handel // Delirio Amoroso 2.40 Dvorak Sympnony No 8 in G
3.15 Mozart Piano Trio in C. K548 3.40 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat 4.00 Benoit 0 Sacrum Convivium; 0 Salutaris 4.05 Faure Nocturne in E flat minor.
Op 33 No 1 4.15 Diepenbrock De Klare Dag; Maanlicht
4.25 Pergolesi Violin Concerto in B flat 4.35 Benedetti Giunto a la Tomba Giaches de Wert Giunto a la Tomba
4.45 Rachmaninov Barcarolle; Romance: Humoresque (Morceaux de Salon. Op 10) 4.00 Arthur Benjamin
Overture to an Italian Comedy 5.10 Bach Four Schemelli Chorales 5.20 Kodaly Cello Sonatina 5.25 Brahms Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Muhseligen.
Op 74 No 15.35 Dukas The Sorcerer's 4pprentice
5.45 Schutz Fuggi. Fuggi. 0 Mio Core 5.50 BuxtehudeMagnificat Primi Toni , BuxWV203 5.55Kraus String Quartet No 4 in 0 6.10 Gombert Musae Jovis
6.20 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony) 6.40 Andrew Ford Wassails and Lullabies


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Primi Toni

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