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With Martin Handley. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Schumann Arabeske , Op 18
Mikhail Pletnev (piano) Wilms Symphony No 7 in C minor Concerto Koln
8.00-9.00: Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat Michel Beroff , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur Barber Second Essay, Op 17 Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Marin Alsop

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Handley.
Unknown:
Schumann Arabeske
Piano:
Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown:
Michel Beroff
Conductor:
Kurt Masur Barber
Conductor:
Marin Alsop

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Music also includes: Kabalevsky Overture: Colas Breugnon
Bavarian RSO, conductor Eugene Ormandy Bach Violin Sonata in C minor, BWV101 7
Josef Suk , Zuzana Ruzickova (harpsichord) Massenet J'ai Marque I'Heure du Depart (Manon, Act 1) Pierrette Alarie (soprano), Leopold Simoneau (tenor),
Berlin RSO, conductor Lee Shaenen Blacher Concertante Musik , Op 10 Berlin PO, conductor Hans Rosbaud
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Dejan Lazic , Bonn Classical Philharmonic, conductor Heribert Beissel
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Cowan.
Conductor:
Eugene Ormandy
Conductor:
Bach Violin Sonata
Unknown:
Josef Suk
Harpsichord:
Zuzana Ruzickova
Soprano:
Pierrette Alarie
Tenor:
Leopold Simoneau
Conductor:
Lee Shaenen
Conductor:
Blacher Concertante Musik
Conductor:
Hans Rosbaud
Unknown:
Dejan Lazic
Conductor:
Heribert Beissel

Kate Adie , the BBC's former chief news correspondent is Michael Berkeley's guest. Her musical passions include works from Sweden and Georgia, English folk songs arranged by Vaughan Williams , and music by Bruch, Wagner, Shostakovich and Puccini.

Contributors

Unknown:
Kate Adie
Arranged By:
Vaughan Williams

The First New World Opera 2/2. Catherine Bott looks at the first opera ever to be performed in the New World. Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco's La Purpura de la Rosa received its premiere in 1701 in Lima, Peru.

Contributors

Presenter:
Catherine Bott

Pianist Murray Perahia gave a concert at London's Royal Festival Hall in June.
Stephanie Hughes talks to him about his ideas behind the programme.
Beethoven Piano Sonata in G, Op 31 No 1 Schumann Fantasiestucke, Op 12
Brahms Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel, Op 24

Contributors

Pianist:
Murray Perahia
Talks:
Stephanie Hughes

4/4. From the organ of Blackburn Cathedral,
Wayne Marshall looks at the way the organ has been used in combination with other instruments and with choirs. He also introduces his own improvisation projects.

Contributors

Unknown:
Wayne Marshall

Brian Kay presents listeners' requests for
Sibelius's symphonic poem Finlandia; Bryn Terfel and Malcolm Martineau performing songs by John Ireland ; and nine-year-old violinist Sarah Chang playing Elgar's Salutd'Amourand Khachaturian 's Sabre Dance from Gayane.
Plus more from the BBC's library of recordings. Send in your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email viawww.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Kay
Unknown:
Malcolm Martineau
Songs By:
John Ireland
Violinist:
Sarah Chang
Unknown:
Amourand Khachaturian

Presented by Verity Sharp.
Schubert Nacht und Traume, D82 7; Lied der Delphine, 0857; Stimme derLiebe, D412;
Sprache derLiebe, D410; Leibhaberin alien Gestalten, D558; DerFruhlingwirkommen (DerHirt aufdem Felsen, D965)
Bachelet Chère Nuit Sally Matthews (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano) Handel Piangero (Giulio Cesare )
Donizetti Quel Guardo il Cavaliere (Don Pasquale ) J Strauss (son) Spiel' ich die Unschuld (Die Fledermaus)
Ailish Tynan (soprano), Simon Lepper (piano)

Contributors

Presented By:
Verity Sharp.
Soprano:
Nuit Sally Matthews
Soprano:
Malcolm Martineau
Piano:
Handel Piangero
Piano:
Giulio Cesare
Piano:
Donizetti Quel Guardo
Unknown:
Don Pasquale
Soprano:
Ailish Tynan
Soprano:
Simon Lepper

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. The LSO performs Britten's pacifism-inspired War Requiem. Plus the world premiere of a recently discovered organ work. Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Susan B Anthony (soprano), Ian Bostridge
(tenor), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Timothy Bond (organ), Finchley Children's Music Group, London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Britten Voluntary on Tallis's Lamentations (first performance); War Requiem Repeated next Monday at 2pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall
Presented By:
Tommy Pearson.
Soprano:
Susan B Anthony
Soprano:
Ian Bostridge
Tenor:
Simon Keenlyside
Baritone:
Timothy Bond
Conductor:
Colin Davis

Christopher Cook explores the many ways in which artists from Eastern traditions are reinventing Western cultural classics. He also looks at how the different traditions of music, the visual arts (including architecture and garden design), film and literature merge and augment each other. Interviewees include Yo-Yo Ma , Tan Dun , AmitChaudhuri and GurinderChadha. Producer Rebecca Stratford

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
Yo-Yo Ma
Unknown:
Tan Dun
Producer:
Rebecca Stratford

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
John Tavener's cosmic masterpiece comes to the Proms in a new compact version to celebrate his 60th birthday. The original seven-hour work was first performed in Fleet Street's Temple Church last summer.
Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Patricia Rozario (soprano), Simon Wall and Andy Staples (tenors), Andrew Rupp and Thomas Guthrie (baritones), Jeremy Birchall and Adrian Peacock (bass), Dirk Campbell (duduk), James Vivian (organ), Choir of the Temple Church, London, Hoist Singers,
Brighton Festival Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra Brass, conductor Stephen Layton Tavener The Veil of the Temple (concert version: first performance)

Contributors

Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall
Presented By:
Fiona Talkington.
Soprano:
Patricia Rozario
Soprano:
Simon Wall
Tenors:
Andy Staples
Tenors:
Andrew Rupp
Baritones:
Thomas Guthrie
Baritones:
Jeremy Birchall
Baritones:
Adrian Peacock
Bass:
Dirk Campbell
Unknown:
James Vivian
Conductor:
Stephen Layton

of the Week:
Guillaume Dufay and Gilles Binchois 1/5. Two of a Kind
Donald Macleod surveys the work of two leading composers of the 15th century. Today, a look at Dufay's early career and his musical response to the political upheavals through which he lived.
Repeated from Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Guillaume Dufay
Unknown:
Gilles Binchois
Unknown:
Donald MacLeod

With Jon Shea.
Eric Whitacre Water Night Morten Poulsen Sea Prayer Jaakko Mantyjarvi The Sobbing Sailor Francesco Call Rain on the Window Pane Catharina Palmer Kissrain
Watersleep Lasse Enersen Agua Noctuma Kelly Crandell Blessing the Boats Mantyjarvi Where Corals Lie
1-50 Elgar Symphony No 1 in A flat 2.45 Brahms Piano Trio in E flat, Op 40 3.15 Bach Preludes and Fugues (Well
Tempered Clavier, BWV88O-886) 4.05Rautavaara Prelude and Fugue. Op 36 No 2 4.05 Kerckhoven Prelude and Fugue in D minor 4.15 Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra 4.30 Faure, arr Dooney Oboe Piece
4.35 Roussel Three Piano Pieces. Op 49 4.45 Palestrina Laudate Dominum 4.45 Durante Concerto per Quartetto No 4 in E minor 5.00 Purcell Trumpet Suite (Ode for the Duke of Gloucester) 5.10 De Wert Qual Musico Gentil
5.20 Mozart Violin Sonata in F, K377
5.40 Dohnanyi Symphonic Minutes, Op 36
5.50 Cazzati Ballo delle Ombre 5.55 Jan de Castro Je Suis Tellement Langoureus 6.00 Telemann Trio No 3 in G minor (Essercizii Musici ) 6.15 Shchedrin, arrTziganov Humoresque; In Imitation of Albéniz 6.20 Daniel-Lesur Le Cantique des Colonnes 6.35 Suk Praga

Contributors

Unknown:
Jon Shea.
Unknown:
Eric Whitacre
Unknown:
Morten Poulsen
Unknown:
Catharina Palmer Kissrain
Unknown:
Wert Qual Musico
Unknown:
Essercizii Musici

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