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: Morning on 3

Presented by Tommy Pearson. Music includes:
7.00 8.00 : Turina Circulo Parnassus
CPE Bach Sonata in Fsharp minor, Wq52 No 4 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
8.00 9.00 : Handel Organ Concerto in 8 flat, Op 7 No 6 Bob van Asperen , Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Tippett Little Music for Strings Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Bob van Asperen
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Frank Martin 's Mass recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Corrette Concerto Comique No 14 (La Choisy)
Georges Barboteu , Gilbert Coursier , Daniel Dubar and Michel Berges (horns), Paillard Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jean-Francois Paillard Mahler Wo die schdnen Trompeten blasen Dorothea Roschmann (soprano), Mahler
Chamber Orchestra, conductor Daniel Harding Peter Maxwell Davies A Spell for Green Corn: The MacDonald Dances
James Clark (violin), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the composer
Sibelius Fragments from a Suite for Orchestra
Lahti Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska Bach Contrapunctus 6 (The Art of Fugue) Amsterdam Bach Soloists
Vivaldi In Furore lustissimae Irae, RV626
Mady Mesple (soprano), Toulouse Chamber Orchestra, conductor Louis Auriacombe Haydn Piano Sonata in C, H XVI 50 Andreas Staier (period piano) Ziehrer Waltz: Wiener Burger
Vienna PO, conductor Hans Knappertsbusch
Parry There; Three Aspects (English Lyrics, Set 9) John McCormack (tenor), Edwin Schneider (piano) Handel Suite in B flat, HWV440 Andrei Gavrilov (piano)
Duruflé Danses pour Orchestre Bamberg SO, conductor Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Email your comments to: cowanco1lection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Frank Martin
Unknown: Georges Barboteu
Unknown: Gilbert Coursier
Unknown: Daniel Dubar
Horns: Michel Berges
Horns: Paillard Chamber
Conductor: Jean-Francois Paillard
Soprano: Dorothea Roschmann
Conductor: Daniel Harding
Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies
Violin: James Clark
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Soprano: Mady Mesple
Conductor: Louis Auriacombe
Unknown: Andreas Staier
Conductor: Hans Knappertsbusch
Tenor: John McCormacK
Tenor: Edwin Schneider
Piano: Andrei Gavrilov
Conductor: Jean-Jacques Kantorow

: Private Passions

In another highlight from the past ten years of the programme, Clive James shares his fascination with the human voice with Michael Berkeley.


Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Michael Berkeley.

: The Early Music Show

The Mannheim School
1/2. Founded in the early 18th century by Joseph Stamitz , the Mannheim orchestra quickly became one of the most successful in Europe. Andrew Manze looks at the music, performers and composers of the Mannheim school. Part 2 can be heard next Sunday


Unknown: Joseph Stamitz

: Sunday Gala

French pianist Helene Grimaud in recital at the Royal Festival Hall in London last month. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Chopin Berceuse in D flat, Op 57; Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60;
Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35
Rachmaninov Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 36


Pianist: Helene Grimaud
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.

: Spring Journey

2/4. Welcome. Dr Tom Wright , Bishop of Durham, reflects in words and music on the problems confronting modern society, urging people to learn to welcome one another as fellow humans. With songs by Vaughan Williams and orchestral music by Sibelius and Musorgsky.


Unknown: Dr Tom Wright
Songs By: Vaughan Williams

: 3 for All with Brian Kay

Featuring Grieg's Piano Concerto, pioneering choral singing from the Clerkes of Oxenford, music by Steve Reich , and two contrasting performances from British singers Neil Mackie and Robin Blaze. Presented by Brian Kay. Send in your requests by PHONE: [number removed]0300 Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address:3 for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YO


Music By: Steve Reich
Singers: Neil MacKie
Singers: Robin Blaze.
Presented By: Brian Kay.

: Music Matters

An interview with Fanny Waterman , doyenne of piano teachers. And Tom Service takes a look at the reputation of the prolific Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Fanny Waterman
Unknown: Bohuslav Martinu.
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Jiri Belohlavek makes his first appearance with the BBCSO since becoming chief conductor designate. Presented by Paul Guinery.
Kate Royal (soprano), Karen Cargill (mezzo), Robert Murray (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), BBC Symphony Chorus
Martinu Symphony No 6 (Fantaisies Symphoniques) Mozart Requiem in D minor, K626


Unknown: Barbican Jiri Belohlavek
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Soprano: Karen Cargill
Tenor: Robert Murray
Tenor: Matthew Rose
Unknown: Mozart Requiem

: Drama on 3: Hotel Cristobel

By Caryl Phillips. A Caribbean island celebrating its tenth year of independence from Britain provides the setting for an intense and personal three-way struggle for control of a fading hotel, and the private destinies of three very different people.
Director Ned Chaillet


Unknown: Caryl Phillips.
Director: Ned Chaillet
Kathleen: Rosemary Harris
John: Michael Potts
Schultz: Stephen Spinella

: Sunday Feature: Liver Birds and Laundrymen - Europe's Earliest Chinatown

Gregory Lee, professor of Chinese, returns to his native Liverpool - where his grandfather arrived from China in 1911 - to tell a personal history of Europe's earliest Chinese settlement, including stories of fear and exploitation during the two world wars.


Presenter: Gregory Lee
Producer: Julian May

: Andy Kershaw

Andy Kershaw seeks out the extraordinary music of Sardinia and Corsica, and finds that it's still used as a voice for dissent by separatist groups, and is seen as a vital force for political change.


Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Composer of the Week:

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Five First Nights
1/5. Re-creating the premieres of five Verdi operas, with Donald Macleod. Tonight: La Battaglia di Legnano, Rome 1849. Rptd from Monday at 12 noon


Unknown: Giuseppe Verdi
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Bruckner Os Justi; Vexilla Regis; Pange Lingua: Christus Factus Est; Ecce Sacerdos Magnus: Te Deum in C 1.50 Schoenberq Suite, Op 25 2.05 Stravinsky
Three Pieces 2.10 Rachmaninov Three songs 2.20
Sibelius Suite: Lemminkainen 3.05 Chopin Polonaise Fantaisie in A flat, Op 613.20 Beethoven String Quintet in C. Op 29 3.55 Lassus Aurora Lucis Rutilat 4.00 Trad Dance of the Prince of Transylvania; Dances from the Gervaise Collection Frescobaldi Canzona Sesta, detta L'Altera 4.10 Telemann Sonata Polonaise in A minor
4.15 Bach Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV847 (Well-Tempered Klavier) 4.20 Mozart Martern aller Arten (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) 4.30 Saint-Sains Allegro
Appassionato in C sharp minor, Op 70 4.35 Glazunov Don't BeBewitchedby Warlike Honour 4.35 Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) 4.50 Cozzolani Laudate Pueri 5.00Schlerbeck Largo, Op 33 Brahms Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Muhseligen, Op 74 No 15.10 Debussy Et la Lune Descend sur la Temple Qui Fut: Poissons d'Or (Images, Set 2) 5.20 Walssel Three Polish Dances for lute 5.25
Busnois Fortuna Desperata 5.30 Cipriano de Rore Alma Susanna 5.35 Salnt-Saens Danse Macabre 5.40 Alfven A Boat with Flowers, Op 44 5.50 Satie Gnossienne No 5
5.55 Thomson String Quartet No 2 6.20 Haydn Arianna a Naxos, H XXVIb 2 6.35 Graeme Koehne Capriccio

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