With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Poulenc Adagietto (Les Biches) Boyce Symphony No 5 in D
8.00-9.00: Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical) Marais Chaconne d'Alcione
Rob Cowan introduces surprises and treasures from his record collection. Plus a chance to hear Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1 as recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Verdi Overture: La Forza del Destino New
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch Mozart Ach, Belmonte, Ach, mein Leben (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) Maria Stader and Rita Streich (sopranos), Ernst Haefliger and Martin Vantin (tenors), Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay Kreisler Polichinelle
Foster / Dream ofJeannie with the Light Brown Hair William Primrose (viola), unnamed pianist
Mendelssohn Fairies March; You Spotted Snakes; Intermezzo; Dance of the Clowns; Finale (A
Midsummer Night's Dream) Edith Mathis (soprano), Ursula Boese (mezzo), Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik G Gabrieli In Ecclesiis Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Westenburg
Bach, arr Loussier Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049 Jacques Loussier Trio
Bernstein Missa Brevis Atlanta Symphony
Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Robert Shaw Paganini Caprice No 6 in G minor Ivan Kawaciuk (violin)
Janacek Suite for string orchestra (1877) Prague Chamber Orchestra
Verdi Per Mi Ciunto ... O Carlo , Ascolta (Don Carlos ) Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone),
Rotterdam PO, conductor Valery Gergiev
Bach Ricercara6 6 (Musical Offering, BWV1079) Basel Ensemble
Professor David Gordon , vice-president of the Medical Faculty of Manchester University, selects string guartets by Janacek and Schoenberg, a Byrd fantasia for viol consort, a movement from Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, and Schoenberg's arrangement of Johann Strauss 's waltz Roses from the South.
Made in Britain - the 40-Part Motet
Catherine Bott explores Tallis's great 40-part motet Spem in Alium, and its links with Nonsuch Palace in Surrey. Producer Chris Wines
Stephanie Hughes introduces a concert given in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory at this year's Moscow Easter Festival.
Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Prokofiev Suite: Romeo and Juliet
Bartok Piano Concerto No 2 With Yefim Bronfman
Shostakovich Symphony No 10
Listeners' requests, including Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis , Borodin's Symphony No 1 in E flat and an arrangement of Walton's Suite from the film score to Henry V, conducted by the composer. Producer Cath McGhee 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
The 20th century's dominant ideology was inherently suppressive. It silenced, imprisoned and murdered millions of people, and in the few countries where it still prevails freedom of speech is under severe restraint. But was Communism bad for art? Much of the work has been appalling propaganda, but some of it could not have come into being under any other conditions. Norman Lebrecht is joined by an international panel to discuss whether Communism is bad for art.
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2006 BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year
More highlights from the Category Finals of BBC Radio 3's biennial choral competition.
Earlier this month, 24 choirs travelled to Wales Millennium Centre where they competed in the finals of the Youth, Adult, Children's and Open categories. Today Aled Jones presents the results of the Children's and Open Choir Category Finals, along with details of which choirs in those groups will go through to the Grand Final next month.
A drama documentary exploring the human cost of the genocide in Cambodia as past and present collide. With poetry from Simon Armitage read by Mark Strong , personal testimony from Khmer Rouge survivors, and interviews recorded on location in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. By Marida Chheang and Sotheavy At, translated by Kunthy Sok .
Director Kate Rowland
Mark Strong 's Big Break: page 39
Jonathan Glancey visits Copenhagen to explore Denmark's rapidly changing cultural capital. What does the normalisation of the city's infamous commune of Christiania and the fierce controversy over newspaper cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed say about the country's traditionally stable view Of itself? Producer Anthony Denselow
Including a session by London-based Turkish beat boys Oojami, whose latest album Boom Shinga Ling has just been released.
1/5. With Donald Macleod. Songs and the piano work that established Gershwin's reputation.
Fascinating Rhythm; Swanee; Lullaby; On My Mind the Whole Night Long; Scandal Walk; /'// Build
Stairway to Paradise; Rhapsody in Blue; Lady, Be Good!; So Am I; The Half of It, Dearie, Blues Repeated from Monday
Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Haydn The Creation Tiha Genova (soprano),
Lyobomir Dyakovski (tenor), Orlin Pavlov (bass).
Svetoslav Obretenov National Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Konstantin lliev
2.53 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp. Op 78
3.03 Weber Overture: Der Freischutz 3.13 Schumann
Violin Concerto in D minor 3.45 Tchaikovsky The Tempest, Op 78 4.08 Vauqhan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs
4.24 Gautier d'Esplnal Touz Esforciez Avrai Chante
Souvent 4.31 Plazzolla Le Grand Tango 4.43 Gershwin Three Preludes 4.50 Ravel Tzigane 5.00 Milhaud
Ballet: La Création du Monde 5.18 Mahler Funf Ruckert-Lieder 5.37 Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain
5.50 Debussy images, Book 16.05 Kurplnski Two Huts
6.14 Stainov Horsemen 6.22 Nielsen Song of the Bear
0p47630 Britten Phantasy inFminor 6.41 Donizetti Wind Sinfonia in G minor 6.48 Rossini Overture: La Gazza Ladra