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With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Delius The Walk to the Paradise
Garden Halle Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder Barber Violin Concerto Joshua Bell , Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
8.00-9.00: Faure Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120 Florestan Trio Mozart Mass in C, K317
(Coronation) Soloists, Bavarian Radio SO and Chorus, conductor Rafael Kubelik

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Handley.
Unknown:
Joshua Bell
Conductor:
David Zinman
Conductor:
Rafael Kubelik

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus the recommended recording of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in Em/norfrom yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Weinberger Polka and Fugue (Schwanda the Bagpiper) Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Reiner Stravinsky Russian Sacred Choruses
Gregg Smith Singers, conductor Robert Craft Charpentier Concert pour Quatre Parties de Violes, H545 Music Antiqua, Koln, conductor Reinhard Goebel
Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E minor, Op 54 Stephen Hough (piano)
Berwald Elfenspiel Danish National Radio SO, conductor Thomas Dausgaard
Musorgsky Where Art Thou, Little Star? Sergei Leiferkus (baritone). Semion Skigin (piano) Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Cowan.
Unknown:
Weinberger Polka
Conductor:
Fritz Reiner
Singers:
Gregg Smith
Conductor:
Reinhard Goebel
Piano:
Stephen Hough
Conductor:
Thomas Dausgaard
Baritone:
Sergei Leiferkus

Michael Berkeley 's guest today is Geoffrey Hill , who has been described as "England's most important living poet". His musical choices range from a poignant recording of the Coventry Carol to Hugh Wood 's exquisite setting of Milton's invocation to the River Severn.
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Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Berkeley
Unknown:
Geoffrey Hill
Unknown:
Hugh Wood

Joshua Bell and Simon Mulligan
Stephanie Hughes presents a recital given earlierthis month at the Wigmore Hall, London, by the American violinist and now conductor, Joshua Bell. With pianist Simon Mulligan.
Schubert Violin Sonatina in G minor, D408 Grieg Violin Sonata No 3 in C minor Ravel Violin Sonata (1927)
Tchaikovsky Serenade Mélancolique
Sarasate Introduction and Tarantella, Op 43

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Mulligan
Unknown:
Stephanie Hughes
Conductor:
Joshua Bell.
Pianist:
Simon Mulligan.

2/3. Mark Elder, music director of the Halle, presents a series focusing on the close relationship enjoyed by the orchestra and Edward Elgar. Today he looks at the changing style of orchestral playing over the past 70 years, reflected in three varied approaches to the Enigma Variations.
(See also Thursday 7.30pm)

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Elder

More from the postbag of listeners' requests, including excerpts from Couperin's Pièces de Clavecin, Cinquième Ordre played by Thurston Dart in a 1968 BBC studio recording. Plus Liszt's Les Préludes and excerpts from Haydn'sCreat/on Mass.
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Address: Three for All. BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ

Contributors

Played By:
Thurston Dart

Venus and Adonis
By William Shakespeare. To mark the anniversary of Shakespeare's birth 440 years ago, a new production of his exquisite retelling of a classical myth about desire and loss.
Director Sara Benaim
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Contributors

Unknown:
William Shakespeare.
Director:
Sara Benaim
Narrator:
Nicholas Bourton
Venus:
Claire Skinner
Adonis:
Chris Moran

opera Gala
Live from the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, presented by Sean Rafferty.
Ailish Tynan (soprano), Karen Cargill
(mezzo), Bonaventura Bottone (tenor), William Dazeley (baritone), Belfast Philharmonic Choir, Ulster Orchestra, conductor Richard Armstrong Rossini Overture: Semiramide; Largo al
Factotum; Dunque lo Son (II Barbiere di Siviglia) Donizetti 0 Mio Fernando (La Favorita) Gounod Salut! Demeure Chaste etPure
(Faust); Je Veux Vivre (Romeo et Juliette)
Bizet Au Fond du Temple Saint (Les Pêcheurs de Perles)
8.35 Twenty Minutes: Opera in Ireland
Sean Rafferty looks at opera in Ireland, from the 19th centuryto the present day.
8.55 Verdi Overture: Sicilian Vespers; Tace il Vento (I Due Foscari); Per Me Giunto (Don Carlo); Va Pensiero (Nabucco)
Offenbach Barcarolle (Tales of Hoffmann) Saint-Saens Mon Coeur Souvre à Ta Voix (Samson et Dalila)
Lehar You Are My Heart's Delight (Land of Smiles) My Kisses Are Sweeter than Wine
(Giuditta); Girls Were Made to Love and Kiss (Paganini); Vilja (The Merry Widow)

Contributors

Presented By:
Sean Rafferty.
Soprano:
Ailish Tynan
Soprano:
Karen Cargill
Tenor:
Bonaventura Bottone
Tenor:
William Dazeley
Conductor:
Richard Armstrong

6/6. Karl Marx. In 1843, the young Karl Marx arrived in Paris. He was already becoming notorious as a polemicist and trouble-maker, but his economic and political ideas were still in their infancy. Jonathan Ree retraces Marx's steps. Producer David Edmonds
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Contributors

Unknown:
Karl Marx.
Unknown:
Karl Marx
Unknown:
Jonathan Ree
Producer:
David Edmonds

With Jonathan Swain. Rachmaninov Vespers 1.55 Bach Cello Suite No 3 in C, BWV1009 2.20 Sibelius Suite:
Lemminkainen 3.05Salnt-Saens Piano Trio in F. Op 18
3.40 Handel Motet: Silete Venti 4.05 Telemann Trio No 6 (Essercizii Musici ) 4.15 Johan Helmich Roman Suite
(Sonata) No 12 in E minor 4.20 Constantly Huygens De Profundis Clamavi 4.25 Frescobaldl Canzona Decima , detta L Henri-cuccia a Due Canti; Canzona Vigesima , detta La Lipparella 4.30 Haydn Keyboard Sonata in D,
H XVI 3 7 4.40 Auber Overture: Fra Diavolo 4.50 Granados, arr Chris Paul Harman The Maiden and the Nightingale
5.00 Beethoven Overture: Egmont 5.05Schnrttke, arr D Shafran Suite in the Olden Style 5.20 Antonio Scandelll Bonzomo, Madonna 5.25 Jacob Obrecht Fuga; J'ai Pris Amours a Ma Devise 5.30 Arensky Suite No 1 in F, Op 15
5.50 Khachaturlan Adagio of Spartacus andPhrygia
(Spartacus) 6.00 Tchaikovsky The Tempest 6.20 Robert Parsons Ave Mana 6.25 Salnt-Saens Allegro Appassionato in C sharp minor. Op 70 6.30 Dvorak Symphonic Variations

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
Essercizii Musici
Unknown:
Johan Helmich
Unknown:
Frescobaldl Canzona Decima
Unknown:
Canzona Vigesima
Unknown:
Chris Paul Harman

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