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: Morning on 3

Presented by Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Schubert Impromptu No 1 in C minor (D899) Andreas Haefliger (piano)
Warlock Capriol Suite RPO, conductor Clio Gould
8.00-9.00: Vivaldi Concerto in A minor, RV522 Nigel Kennedy and Daniel Stabrawa (violins), members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Elgar Severn Suite, Op 87 Williams Fairey Band, conductor James Gourlay

Contributors

Presented By: Martin Handley.
Piano: Andreas Haefliger
Conductor: Clio Gould
Unknown: Nigel Kennedy
Violins: Daniel Stabrawa
Conductor: James Gourlay

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Including excerpts from some of the recordings of Puccini's Gianni Schicchi recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Plus:
Frescobaldi Se l'Aura Spira Marco Beasley (tenor), L'Arpeggiata, conductor Christina Pluhar
Bach Largo (Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056), arr for violin Joseph Szigeti , unnamed orchestra, conductor Walter Goehr Hovhaness And God Created Great Whales Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra
Debussy Préludes: Ondine (Bk 2, No 8); Ce Qua Vu le Vent d'Ouest (Bk 1, No 7) Hans Henkemans (piano)
A Scarlatti Ad Te Domine Levavi Lausanne
Vocal Ensemble, conductor Michel Corboz Westhoff Sonata No 4 in D minor
Les Plaisirs du Parnasse
Brahms Die Meere, Op 20 No 3;
Phanomen, Op 61 No 3; Die Schwestern, Op 61 No 1 Juliane Banse (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Cord Garben (piano)
Bach Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056 Angela Hewitt (piano), Australian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Richard Tognetti
Dvorak Carnival Overture Czech Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Vaclav Talich
Martin Petite Symphonie Concertante Stokowski Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
EMAIL: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Gianni Schicchi
Tenor: Spira Marco Beasley
Conductor: Christina Pluhar
Conductor: Bach Largo
Violin: Joseph Szigeti
Conductor: Walter Goehr
Unknown: Andre Kostelanetz
Piano: Hans Henkemans
Conductor: Michel Corboz
Soprano: Juliane Banse
Soprano: Brigitte Fassbaender
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Conductor: Richard Tognetti
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski

: Private Passions

Today Nigel Tully - leader for over 40 years of rock band the Dark Blues, and a Pastmaster of the Worshipful Company of Musicians - shares his musical passions with Michael Berkeley. They include many jazz greats, such as Charlie Parker , Mose Allison , Miles Davis and John Coltrane , but also works by Bach, Bruckner and Berlioz.

Contributors

Leader: Nigel Tully
Unknown: Michael Berkeley.
Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Mose Allison
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: John Coltrane

: The Early Music Show

The guests in today's live edition of the show are early music choral specialists the Clerks' Group, who perform music by Obrecht and Robert Morton. Hosted by Catherine Bott.
Listeners who have a question for the group can:
PHONE:[number removed] email: earlymusic@bbc.co.uk Text: [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Morton.
Unknown: Catherine Bott.

: Sunday Gala

A programme of concertos by Baroque masters, recorded at London's Wigmore Hall earlier this month. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Academy of Ancient Music, director Giuliano Carmignola (violin)
Corelli Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 1 Vivaldi Violin Concertos: in E minor, RV278; in B flat, RV583
Corelli Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 Tartini Violin Concerto in B minor
Locatelli Violin Concerto in G, Op 3 No 9

Contributors

Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Violin: Giuliano Carmignola

: It's a Family Business

2/4. Menuhin Family. As part of a series looking at families for whom music is their lifeblood,
Yehudi Menuhin 's biographer Humphrey Burton talks to Menuhin's children Zamira Menuhin -
Benthall and pianist Jeremy Menuhin about music in the family and asks if musicianship is a result of nature or nurture.

Contributors

Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Zamira Menuhin
Pianist: Jeremy Menuhin

: 3 for All with Brian Kay

Featuring pieces that listeners wish had been composed just for them, including Grieg's song / Love You. And among the other requests this week are a vintage recording of Gershwin's
Rhapsody in Blue played by Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra and a performance of the first of Rossini's sonatas for strings. 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

Contributors

Played By: Paul Whiteman

: Music Matters

The minimalist composer Terry Riley , who turns 70 on Friday, talks to Tom Service. Plus an investigation into the journey of jazz along the Mississippi River in the 1920s, and a look into the world Of the piano tuner. Producer Paul Frankl

Contributors

Unknown: Terry Riley
Producer: Paul Frankl

: Performance on 3 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World - the Final

Petroc Trelawny and lain Burnside introduce the climax of this year's competition from
St David 's Hall, Cardiff. Moldova, Uruguay and Serbia and Montenegro are among the 25 countries represented this year. Since its creation in 1983, the contest has produced a host of world-class singers, including Karita Mattila, Katarina Karneus , Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Bryn Terfel. This year's winner will receive F10,000, plus engagements with Welsh National Opera and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, who accompany the five finalists tonight. Television coverage of this final is on BBC2 at 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: St David
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Unknown: Dmitri Hvorostovsky

: Benjamin Frith

A programme of Mendelssohn piano music.

: Sunday Feature

Africa Lives: Reviving Asmara
Eritrea, one of the poorest African countries, has an unlikely cultural treasure: the 1930s
Modernist architecture of its capital, Asmara. Jonathan Glancey visits the city to see what's being done to preserve and exploit this unique resource. Producer Rebecca Nicholson Africa season: page 18

: Andy Kershaw

Brussels-based band Jaune Toujours (accordion, bass, saxophone and trumpets) make their UK broadcasting debut with music that mixes folk, brass, jazz, rock and musette.

: Composer of the Week:Ralph Vaughan Williams in the 1920s

1/5. As a medical orderly during the First World War, Ralph Vaughan Williams acquired a "vivid awareness of how men died". Demobbed in 1919, he began a prolific decade of work, in which the expressive range of his music expanded, and his compositions explored new depths of visionary, mystical ardour. Donald Macleod looks into this hugely significant period for one of Britain's greatest composers. Repeated from Monday at 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. The BBC Singers conducted by Bob Chilcott perform a concert of Tchaikovsky choral music.
1.35 Gesualdo, arr Stravinsky Tres Sacrae Cantiones
1.45 Rachmaninov Suite No 2, Op 17 2.10 Hellendaal
Concerto Grosso in D, Op 3 No 5 2.30 Roussel Piano Trio, Op 2 3.00 Shostakovich Symphony No 13 (Babi Yar)
3.55 Liszt Scherzo and March 4.10 Tulindberg Polonaise and Variations 4.15 Debussy Beau Soir 4.20 Sauguet
La Nuit 4.30 Bruhns Wohl dem, der den Herren fiirchtet
4.40 Telemann Trio No 5 in A minor (Essercizii Musici )
4.50 Brahms Standchen , Op 106 No I Moniuszko Country Lyrist 4.55 Rachmaninov Caprice BOhémien, Op 12
5.20 D Scarlatti Two Keyboard Sonatas in C, M460 and Kk4615.25 Bach Flute Sonata in A, BWV1032
5.40 Rosenmuller De Profundis 5.55 Lukaszewski De Profundis Clamavi 6.00 Schubert Overture: Fierrabras
6.10 Bruch Eight Pieces, Op 83 (excerpts) 6.30 Nenov Ballade No 2 6.50 Verdi Overture: La Forza del Destino

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Conducted By: Bob Chilcott
Unknown: Stravinsky Tres Sacrae
Unknown: Tulindberg Polonaise
Unknown: Essercizii Musici
Unknown: Brahms Standchen








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