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: Morning on 3

Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Couperin Victoria ! Christo Resurgenti J Strauss (son) Waltz: Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op 325
8.00-9.00: Bach Cantata No 31: Der Himmel lacht! die Erdejubilieret
Berlioz Overture: Le Roi Lear, Op 4


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Couperin Victoria

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Including the recording of Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Plus:
Mendelssohn Scherzo in A minor, Op 81 No 2 Emerson Quartet
Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 Edwin Fischer (piano)
Berlioz Seul pour Lutter (Benvenuto Cellini , Act 3) Nicolai Gedda (tenor), French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre
Liszt/Lambert, orch Jacob Ballet: Apparitions, Scene I Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Pisador La Manana de San Juan
Ortega Pues Que Me Tienes, Miguel Montserrat Figuerras, Hesperion XX, conductor Jordi Savall A Collins Elegy in Memory of Edward Elgar BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor David Lloyd-Jones Tartini Violin Sonata in G, Op 1 No 10
Pierre Amoyal (violin), Susan Moses (cello), Edoardo Farina (harpsichord)
Revueltas Ocho por Radio Mexico Autonomous University SO, conductor Eduardo Mata
Puccini Se Come Voi Piccina to Fossi (Le Villi, Act 1) Angela Gheorghiu (soprano), Milan Verdi
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anton Coppola Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Piano: Edwin Fischer
Unknown: Benvenuto Cellini
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Conductor: Georges Pretre

: Private Passions

Another chance to hear the controversial literary critic and political commentator Edward Said , who has since died, discussing his musical enthusiasms with Michael Berkeley.


Commentator: Edward Said
Unknown: Michael Berkeley.

: The Early Music Show

The Empress of Magnificent Taste and Pleasure Teresa Cornelys arrived penniless in England in 1759. A year later she had become an international opera star and owned London's most successful entertainment business. Her biographer, Judith Summers , talks to Lucie Skeaping. Featuring music by Gluck, Handel, Arne and JC Bach.


Unknown: Teresa Cornelys
Talks: Judith Summers
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping.

: Sunday Gala

Kronos Quartet
Stephanie Hughes presents a concert given by the Kronos Quartet at London's Barbican in January, and discusses the music with the first violinist, David Harrington.
Michael Gordon Potassium (first UK performance) Franqhiz Ali-Zadeh Oasis
Meredith Monk Stringsongs (first performance) Clint Mansell , arr Lanq Suite: Requiem fora Dream Alexandra du Bois String Quartet: Oculus pro Oculo Totum Orbem Terrae Caecat


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Violinist: David Harrington.
Violinist: Michael Gordon Potassium
Unknown: Clint Mansell

: Spring Journey

4/4. Hope. Dr Tom Wright , Bishop of Durham, looks forward to a future filled with new possibilities for communities and societies, illustrating his theme with music by Sibelius,
Vaughan Williams , Howells and Schumann.


Unknown: Dr Tom Wright
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Choral Evensong on Easter Sunday

Easter at King's
Live from the Chapel of King's College,
Cambridge. Introit: Rise Heart! Thy Lord Is Risen (Vaughan Williams). Responses: Rose.
Psalm: 118, vv1-2, 14-24 (Woodward, Parratt,
Wesley). First Reading: Song of Solomon 3, vv2-5; 8, vv6-7. Office Hymn: Christ the Lord Is Risen Again (Orientis Partibus). Canticles: Collegium Regale (James Whitbourn ; first performance).
Second Reading: John 20, vvll-18. Anthem: Light of the World (Elgar). Te Deum: Collegium Regale (Howells). Organ Voluntary: Flourish for an Occasion (Harris). Director of music Stephen Cleobury.
Organ scholars Tom Winpenny and Oliver Brett.


Unknown: James Whitbourn
Music: Stephen Cleobury.
Unknown: Tom Winpenny
Unknown: Oliver Brett.

: 3 for All with Brian Kay

Listeners' requests and recommendations, including the English Suite for guitar by John Duarte , Fêtes from Debussy's Nocturnes transcribed for two pianos, and one of the best-loved arias from Handel's Messiah in a recording from the English soprano Jennifer Vyvyan. Send in your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: 3 forall, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YO


Unknown: John Duarte
Soprano: Jennifer Vyvyan.

: Music Matters

As the 28th London Handel Festival opens,
Tom Service investigates the enduring appeal of Handel and his music. Contributors include Christopher Hogwood , Nicholas McGegan and Emmanuelle HaTm.


Unknown: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Nicholas McGegan

: Performance on 3

Easter at King's
Recorded yesterday in the Chapel of King's
College, Cambridge. Introduced by Louise Fryer. Diana Gilchrist (soprano), Robin Tyson
(countertenor), Andrew Kennedy (tenor), Richard Lloyd Morgan (baritone), Choral
Scholars of King's and Clare Colleges, Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Stephen Cleobury Bach Lobet den Herrn, BWV230; Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068, Easter Oratorio, BWV249


Introduced By: Louise Fryer.
Soprano: Diana Gilchrist
Soprano: Robin Tyson
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Baritone: Richard Lloyd Morgan
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Drama on 3: Faustus

The British premiere of David Mamet 's new working of the Faustian legend. Neglectful of his son on his birthday, Faustus is drawn into a deadly wager with the party "entertainer" in which logic and reason are shown to be feeble weapons against the power of chance, mystery and magic.
Director David Mamet Executive producer Rosalind Ayres


Unknown: David Mamet
Director: David Mamet
Producer: Rosalind Ayres
Faustus: Ed O'Neill
The Friend Ed: Begley Jr
The Magus: Ricky Jay
Faustus's wife: Rebecca Pidgeon
The Child: C Mamet

: Sunday Feature: Maroon Rebels

Robert Beckford investigates the history of the Maroon rebel slaves in Jamaica who won their freedom from the British in the 18th century. Producer Simon Jacobs


Unknown: Robert Beckford
Producer: Simon Jacobs

: Andy Kershaw

Africa Season
With highlights from a concert given by one of Sudan's top musicians, Abdel Gadir Salim.


Musicians: Abdel Gadir Salim.

: Composer of the Week:Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

1/5. The Man Who Didn't Belong. Donald Macleod explains why Eigar never felt part of the society he epitomised. Repeated from Monday at 12 noon


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With John Shea. A concert of Baroque music by Scheidemann, Geist, Diiben, Buxtehude and Schutz
2.10 Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in 0 (Reformation)
2.40 Beethoven Quintet in E flat for piano and wind, Op 16
3.05 Lysenko Two sacred choruses 3.15 Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux , Op 39 Nos 1-6 3.40 Mozart Symphony No 38 D (Prague) 4.10 Haydn Divertimento in G, HIV
4.15 Weber Leise , leise (Der Freischutz) 4.20 Madetoja
Overture, Op 7 4.30 Debussy Estampes 4.45 Schoenberg Schenk mir deinen goldenen Kamm, Op 2 4.50 Weber
Overture and March (Turandot) 5.00 Geminiani Concerto Grosso in G minor 5.05 Handel Die ihr aus dunkein Cruften den eiteln Mammon grab 5.10 Scheidemann Magnificat on the 6th tone 5.15 Kunzen Overture: Der Fest der Winzer
5.20 Mozart Sonata in D for piano duet, K381
5.30 Mendelssohn Hora Est 5.40 Tartini Violin Sonata
(Senti /o Mare) 5.45 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in E, KM35
5.50 Buxtehude Chorale Prelude: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BuxWV196 5.55 Kacsoh The Hero John (excerpts)
6.10 Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 1 No 1 (finale) 6.15 Karlowicz Returning Waves 6.40 Rota Bassoon Concerto


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux
Unknown: Weber Leise
Unknown: Schoenberg Schenk
Unknown: Mendelssohn Hora
Unknown: Herr Jesu

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