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: Morning on 3

Presented by Martin Handley.
7.00-8.00: Beethoven Variations in D, Op 76 Gianiuca Cascioli (piano) Bach Cantata No 4: Christ lag in Todesbanden Emily van Evera
(soprano), Caroline Trevor (alto), Charles Daniels (tenor), David Thomas (bass), Taverner Consort and Players, director Andrew Parrott
8.00-9.00: Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture Baltimore SO, conductor David Zinman Wagner Siegfried Idyll Chicago SO, conductor Daniel Barenboim


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Soprano: Emily van Evera
Soprano: Caroline Trevor
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Tenor: David Thomas
Bass: Taverner Consort
Director: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: David Zinman Wagner
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: The Cowan Collection

Rob Cowan with surprises and treasures from his record collection. Plus the recording of Dvorak's Violin Concerto in A minor recommended on yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes: Handel Overture in B flat English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Sylvia McNair (soprano), Atlanta SO, conductor Yoel Levi
Howells Salve Regina Choir of Wells Cathedral Bach Piano Concerto in D minor, BWV1052
Vladimir Ashkenazy , LSO, conductor David Zinman Edward Elgar Overture: Froissart LPO conducted by the composer
Smetana Stamping Dance; Neighbour's Dance; Polka No 3 (Czech Dances) Rudolf Firkusny (piano) Gombert Super Flumina Babylonis Oxford Camerata, conductor Jeremy Summerly Purcell Chacony Festival Strings Lucerne, conductor Rudolf Baumgartner
Slegmelster Western Suite Utah Symphony Orchestra, conductor Maurice Abravanel


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Soprano: Sylvia McNair
Conductor: Yoel Levi
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Edward Elgar
Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Conductor: Rudolf Baumgartner
Conductor: Maurice Abravanel

: Private Passions

Peter Maxwell Davies , Master of the Queen's
Music, shares his musical passions with Michael Berkeley. They include Italian folk music,
Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610, a Bartok string quartet and a cello concerto by Sally Beamish.


Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Michael Berkeley.
Unknown: Sally Beamish.

: The Early Music Show

The Mannheim School
2/2. Andrew Manze concludes his history of one of the most important musical establishments of 18th-century Germany. Producer Leslie Pratt


Unknown: Andrew Manze
Producer: Leslie Pratt

: Sunday Gala

Stephanie Hughes introduces a concert recorded in Berlin's Philharmonie Hall.
Emanuel Ax (piano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor David Zinman Webern Six Pieces, Op 6
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat
Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish)


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: David Zinman

: It Wasn't Alright on the Night

Welsh bass singer Robert Lloyd introduces some light-hearted stories of performance mishaps that have befallen well-known musicians.


Singer: Robert Lloyd

: Choral Evensong

On Easter Day, live from St George 's Chapel, Windsor. Introit: This Joyful Eastertide (arr. Wood). Responses: Rose. Psalm 118
(Stanford). First Lesson: Ezekiel 37, vvl-14.
Canticles: Stanford in A. Second Lesson: Luke 24, vv13-35. Anthems: I Know That My Redeemer
Liveth; Since by Man Came Death; Worthy Is the Lamb (Messiah - Handel). Final Hymn: Thine Be the Glory (Judas Maccabeus). Organ Voluntary: Sinfonia: Cantata No 29 - Wir danken dir, Gott (Bach, arr Dupre). Director of music
Timothy Byram-Wigf ield. Assistant organist Roger Judd.


Unknown: St George
Music: Timothy Byram-Wigf
Organist: Roger Judd.

: 3 for All with Brian Kay

More listeners' requests presented by Brian Kay. 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


Presented By: Brian Kay.

: Music Matters

A Wagner Prelude. Tom Service looks forward to the Ring in a Day on Radio 3 tomorrow. Patrick Carnegy takes a look at the history of staging
Wagner; Stephen Johnson talks about his often rocky relationship with the composer; and soprano Anne Evans and bass John Tomlinson talk about the physical and mental strains of performing in such a vast work. Producer Jeremy Evans


Unknown: Patrick Carnegy
Talks: Stephen Johnson
Soprano: Anne Evans
Bass: John Tomlinson
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: The Choir

Last autumn an all-female group of singers and instrumentalists travelled to the Ospedale della Pieta in Venice, the girls' orphanage where Antonio Vivaldi worked. They aimed to recapture the performance of an Easter Vespers exactly as the composer would have heard it. including using female singers to take the parts of tenors and basses. Catherine Bott and Aled Jones investigate. The music includes
Dixit Dominus , RV595; Laetatus Sum, RV607; In Exitu Israel, RV604; and the Magnificat, RV611.


Unknown: Antonio Vivaldi
Basses: Catherine Bott
Basses: Aled Jones
Unknown: Dixit Dominus

: Drama on 3: Waiting for Godot

In Samuel Beckett 's landmark play two tramps wait on a lonely road for the elusive Godot. As they pass the time with storytelling, their everyday conversation takes on a universal significance.
Producer Nicholas Soames : Director John Tydeman


Producer: Nicholas Soames
Director: John Tydeman
Vladimir: Sean Barrett
Estragon: David Burke
Lucky/Narrator: Nigel Anthony
Pozzo: Terence Rigby
Boy: Zachary Fox

: Sunday Feature: A Ship of Voices

Behind its art-deco façade the BBC's
Broadcasting House, at the top end of London's Regent Street, has just undergone its latest transformation. Here is a celebration of this famous building and the voices, sounds and music that inhabit its walls. Producer Simon Elmes


Producer: Simon Elmes

: Alan Hovhaness

The Holy City, Op 218
BBC SO, conductor Rumon Gamba


Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Andy Kershaw

Andy welcomes back to the studio Salsa Celtica, who mix traditional sounds of the Highlands with the flutes and fiddles of Cuban charanga music.

: Composer of the Week:Louis Spohr (1784-1859)

1/5. With Donald Macleod.
Overture in C, Op 12; Clarinet Concerto No I in C minor, Op 26; Sonata in C minor for violin and harp, WoO23; Variations in B flat on a theme from Alrunua, WoOlS. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Plazzolla Bandoneon Concerto;
Libertango Villa-Lobos Floresta do Amazonas 2.21 Bach Partita in E minor, BWV830 2.42 Wolf String Quartet in D minor 3.29 Stenhammar Four Stockholm Poems, Op 38
3.40 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford) 4.06 Telemann Es wird ein unbarmherzig Cericht 4.18 Handel Si l'lnfida Consorte.... Confusa Si Miri (Rodelinda) 4.23 Josquin des Prez Praeter Rerum Seriem 4.29 Kaski Pre/ude
4.34 Szymanowski The Fountain of Arethusa (Myths)
4.40 Debussy Chansons de Bilitis 4.50 Schwelter
Sancta Maria 4.53 Paclus Overture for Large Orchestra
5.00 Villa-Lobos Agnus Dei (Missa Sao Sebastiao)
5.03 Ravel La Valse 5.15 Puccini Intermezzo (Manon
Lescaut) 5.21 Giordano Amor Ti Vieta (Fedora) 5.24 Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546 5.31 Hummel Rondo Brillant in A, Op 56 5.52 Couperln Les Nonetes ; Les
Blondes; Les Brunes; La Bourbonnoise (Gavotte); La Manon (Pieces de Clavecin - Première Ordre) 5.58
Chopin Mazurka in A minor, Op 17 No 4 6.03 Engel Symphony in E flat 6.14 Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, Op )5
6.42 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Bach Partita
Unknown: Hummel Rondo
Unknown: Couperln Les Nonetes
Unknown: Chopin Mazurka

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