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: Morning on 3

Presented by Sarah Walker.
7.00-8.00: Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D, RV208 (II Grosso Mogul) Viktoria Mullova, II Giardino Armonico , conductor Giovanni Antonini
Rachmaninov Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op 42 Nikolai Lugansky (piano)
8.00-9.00: Arvo Part Summa Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Richard Studt
Strauss Don Juan , Op 20 Halle Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Giardino Armonico
Conductor: Giovanni Antonini
Piano: Nikolai Lugansky
Conductor: Richard Studt
Conductor: Strauss Don Juan
Conductor: Mark Elder

: The Cowan Collection

Rob Cowan introduces surprises and treasures from his record collection. Plus the recording of Bruckner's Seventh Symphony recommended on yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes: Chabrier Fefe Polonaise (Le Roi Malgré Lui) LSO, conductor Pierre Monteux
Wolf Schlafendes Jesuskind (Morike Lieder) Erich Kunz (baritone), Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Anton Paulik
Enescu Air and Scherzino Sherban Lupu (violin), Ensecu Ensemble Bizet Carmen , Act 2 (excerpts)
Soloists, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Palestrina Agnus Dei 1 (Missa Papae Marcelli) ProCantioneAntiqua
Schubert Notturno in E flat, D897 Suk Trio Skalkottas The Sea (excerpts)
Iceland SO, conductor Byron Fidetzis
Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV225 Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conductor David Willcocks


Introduces: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Chabrier Fefe Polonaise
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Conductor: Wolf Schlafendes Jesuskind
Baritone: Erich Kunz
Conductor: Anton Paulik
Conductor: Enescu Air
Violin: Scherzino Sherban Lupu
Violin: Ensecu Ensemble
Violin: Bizet Carmen
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Conductor: Palestrina Agnus Dei
Conductor: Byron Fidetzis
Conductor: David Willcocks

: Private Passions

Actor and musician Zubin Varla shares his musical passions with Michael Berkeley. They include a Bach cello suite, a Chopin nocturne, a song from Schumann's Liederkreis, symphonies by Shostakovich and Mahler, and Keith Jarrett playing Over the Rainbow.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley.
Unknown: Keith Jarrett

: The Early Music Show

Bach to the Future
Lucie Skeaping takes a look at the work of contemporary composers who have been influenced by early music.


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping

: Sunday Gala

Stephanie Hughes introduces a performance of Schubert's Winterreise, 0911, given last year by tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Roger Vignoles at the Wigmore Hall in London.


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Pianist: Roger Vignoles

: One Fine Day

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 about her ties to her home town of Modena. Producer Chris Wines


Soprano: Mirella Freni

: 3 for All with Brian Kay

Brian Kay present listeners' requests, including two works celebrating this month's theme of patriotic music: Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin and Dohnanyi's Ruralia Hungarica. Plus the opening section of Haydn's oratorio The Seasons. PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3 Address: 3 for All, BBC Wales. Cardiff CF5 2YO


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Ruralia Hungarica.

: Music Matters

Mozart's 250th birthday has provoked a number of new books on the composer's life and music. Petroc Trelawny asks whether they are adding anything new to the already vast Mozart literature. Plus a look at Shostakovich's 15 String Quartets with members of the Fitzwilliam and Kopelman Quartets , who worked directly with the composer. Producer Paul Frankl


Unknown: Kopelman Quartets
Producer: Paul Frankl

: The Choir

Aled Jones delves into the diverse world of male voice choirs, from the valleys of South Wales to the yodelling table-songs of Georgia. He discovers the roots of the modern tradition in the gentlemen's clubs of 18th- and 19th-century Europe, and discusses the genre's future with conductor and composer Bo Holten. Featuring music from Die Singphoniker, the Rustavi Choir and Sweden's Orphei Dranger.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Bo Holten.
Unknown: Orphei Dranger.

: Drama on 3: Shylock

By Arnold Wesker. A startling new perspective on an age-old story. Shylock's close friend, Antonio, needs a loan; but 16th-century Venetian law discriminates against Jews, and, for Shylock's own protection, Antonio persuades him to agree on a bond. They laugh as Shylock invents the absurd forfeit of a pound of flesh ... but their mockery of the law could so easily turn to tragedy.
Producer/Director David Hitchinson


Unknown: Arnold Wesker.
Director: David Hitchinson
Shylock Kolner: Henry Goodman
Antonio: Ronald Pickup
Portia Contarini: Juliet Stevenson
Nerissa: Noma Dumezweni
Bassanio: Toby Stephens
Rivka: Sheila Steafel
Jessica: Lydia Leonard
Tubal di Ponti: Jonathan Tafler
Lorenzo: Geoffrey Streatfeild
Graziano: Nicholas Boulton
Rebecca da Mendes: Jennie Stoller
The Doge: Geoffrey Beevers
Solomon Usque: Geoffrey Beevers
Roderigues da Cunha: Anthony Glennon
Singer: Annette Ross

: Sunday Feature: Goodbye Confucius

For more than 2,000 years, until they were rejected by the Maoist regime, Confucian values formed the basis of Chinese society. Rana Mitter travels from Quf u, where Confucius was born, to the centre of modern political power in Beijing, witnessing how Confucius is being rehabilitated as ancient sage, contemporary business guru and tourist attraction, and how Confucianism is being promoted as a solution to the country's 21st-century dilemmas. Producer Julia Adamson


Unknown: Rana Mitter
Producer: Julia Adamson

: Andy Kershaw

Andy Kershaw experiences the cultural mix to be found in Marseille, France's biggest port. There he finds medieval Occitan polyphony, reggae, Maghreb rap, a piano-playing godfather of Algerian Rai, Pacific Creole and Congolese rumba a la sauce provençale. Producer Helene Rammant


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Producer: Helene Rammant

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

1/5. With Donald Macleod.
Salut d'Amour; Mrs Winslow 's Soothing Syrup;
Froissart; Serenade for Strings; Introduction and Allegro Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Mrs Winslow

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Haydn Autumn; Winter (The Seasons, H XXI 3) Nielsen Springtime in Funen 2.30 Beethoven
Violin Sonata in G, Op 30 No 3 2.50 Debussy Images, Set 2
3.04 Salva Violin Rhapsody 3.20 Strauss Sinfonia Domestica 4.03 Auric, arr Lane Suite: The Titfieid Thunderbolt 4.08 Groneman Trio Sonata in E minor
4.15 Cozzolani 0 Quam Bonus Es 4.26 Gesualdo Merce , Grido Piangendo 4.31 Schenck Viola da Gamba Sonata in E minor, Op 9 No 5 4.49 Debussy, arr Gretchaninoff Beau Soir 4.51 Granados Oriental (Danza Espanola) 4.56 Ravel, arr Gillet Pièce en Forme de Habanera 5.00 Delibes
Couplets de Nilacantha (Lakme) 5.04 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op 72 No 2 5.10 Chopin Nocturne in G, Op 37 No 2 5.18 Mercure Pantomime 5.23 Martin Five Ariel Songs 5.35 Brachthuijser Fantasie in E minor
5.49 Vivaldi Recorder Concerto in C, RV444 5.58 Fodor Symphony No 2 in G, Op 13 6.23 Wagner Prelude, Act 3; The Apprentices' dance; Prelude, Act I (Die Meistersinger von Niirnberg) 6.44 Strauss Horn Concerto No I


Unknown: Gesualdo Merce
Unknown: Grido Piangendo
Unknown: Gretchaninoff Beau

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