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With Tommy Pearson. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Liszt Deux Legendes
Alfred Brendel (piano) Debussy La Damoiselle Elue Sylvia McNair and Susan Graham (sopranos), Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa
8.00-9.00: Arensky Overture: A Dream on the Volga BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky Zelenka Magnificat in C
Miah Persson (soprano), Bach Collegium Japan, director Masaaki Suzuki Rubbra Soliloquy,
Op 57 Raphael Wallfisch (cello), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Pearson.
Piano:
Alfred Brendel
Unknown:
Sylvia McNair
Sopranos:
Susan Graham
Conductor:
Seiji Ozawa
Conductor:
Vassily Sinaisky
Soprano:
Miah Persson
Director:
Masaaki Suzuki
Cello:
Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor:
Vernon Handley

With Rob Cowan. Regular features include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Ives's Concord Sonata recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Bach, arrHess Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Leon Fleisher (piano)
Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965 Erna Berger (soprano), Heinrich Geuser
(clarinet), Ernst Gunther Scherzer (piano)
Haydn Cello Concerto No 1 in C Hidemi Suzuki , La Petite Bande , conductor Sigiswald Kuijken Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini
USSR All-Union Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nikolai Golovanov
Benjamin Britten Billy Budd (Interlude;
Scene 4; Epilogue) Peter Pears (tenor), Peter Glossop , John Shirley-Quirk and Bryan Drake (baritones), David Kelly (bass), Ambrosian
Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Cowan.
Piano:
Leon Fleisher
Piano:
Schubert Der Hirt
Soprano:
Erna Berger
Soprano:
Heinrich Geuser
Clarinet:
Ernst Gunther Scherzer
Unknown:
Hidemi Suzuki
Conductor:
La Petite Bande
Conductor:
Sigiswald Kuijken
Conductor:
Tchaikovsky Francesca
Conductor:
Nikolai Golovanov
Tenor:
Peter Pears
Tenor:
Peter Glossop
Tenor:
John Shirley-Quirk
Baritones:
Bryan Drake
Baritones:
David Kelly

Today's guest is Simon Goldhill, professor of Greek at Cambridge University and a regular broadcaster on TV and radio. He's the author of several books, including Love, Sex and Tragedy: How the Ancient World Shapes Our Lives. His musical passions include Blow,
Handel, Strauss, Webern and Thomas Ades.

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Ades.

Beggars, Ballads and a Brouhaha!
John Gay 's Beggar's Opera, which celebrates the worst of 18th-century London street life, featuring beggars, cut-throats, thieves and prostitutes, appeared in London in 1728 as a reaction to the excesses and pretensions of Italian opera. Lucie Skeaping examines its inspiration, background and impact.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Gay

A Wigmore Hall concert that took place last week, featuring the first performance of James Olsen 's chamber arrangement of songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Ann Murray (mezzo), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Belcea Quartet Mendelssohn
String Quartet in E minor, Op 44 No 2 Barber Dover Beach
Mahler, arr James Olsen
Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Contributors

Unknown:
James Olsen
Introduced By:
Stephanie Hughes.
Introduced By:
Ann Murray
Baritone:
Simon Keenlyside
Unknown:
James Olsen

1/4. The story of the first two postwar decades, 1945-65, when the Decca company led the recording world. From FFRR to LP. Humphrey Burton traces the technological developments from Full Frequency Range Recording to the long-playing record, with contributions from the producers and engineers, the "Decca Boys". Producer Clive Portbury

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Burton
Producer:
Clive Portbury

More listeners' requests, including
Leon Goossens 's vintage recording of Mozart's
Oboe Concerto in C, K314, and Schumann's Fugues, Op 72, played by Sviatoslav Richter. Plus more suggestions of great lieder recordings, and music by William Mathias to mark the 70th anniversary of his birth. Send in your requests by PHONE: [number removed] Email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Address: Three for All, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ

Contributors

Unknown:
Leon Goossens
Played By:
Sviatoslav Richter.
Music By:
William Mathias

In the wake of the US elections, Tom Service takes a look at the American music scene.
American musician Joshua Rifkin talks about Sousa, Joplin and Bach; and there's a personal memoir of the journalist Paul Moor on his
1948 meeting with composer Charles Ives. Producer Paul Frankl

Contributors

Talks:
Joshua Rifkin
Unknown:
Paul Moor
Unknown:
Charles Ives.
Producer:
Paul Frankl

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Ex Cathedra, conductor Jeffrey Skidmore A diverse range of music in a concert recorded during this year's Lichfield Festival. Introduced by Warwick Thompson.
Handel Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest Nystedt Immortal Bach
Bach Magnificat in D, BWV243
Sculthorpe Requiem (first European performance) With William Barton (didgeridoo)

Contributors

Conductor:
Jeffrey Skidmore
Introduced By:
Warwick Thompson.
Unknown:
Nystedt Immortal Bach
Unknown:
Bach Magnificat
Unknown:
William Barton

COne of the great stage plays of the 20th century - the powerful story of a pregnant teenage girl and her feckless mother trading insults and repartee in 1950s Salford. Written by Shelagh Delaney ; adapted and directed by Polly Thomas.

Contributors

Written By:
Shelagh Delaney
Directed By:
Polly Thomas.
Helen:
Stobhan Finneran
Jo:
Beth Squires
Peter:
Charles Lawson
Boy:
Richard Mylan
Geoffrey:
Andrew Sheridan

Regional Variations (2)

Sunday Feature: The John Tusa Interview

BBC Radio 3

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

A series in which John Tusa, managing director of the Barbican Centre, talks to leading creative figures about their work. His guest this week is David Hare. Show more

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Dvorak Stabat Mater , Op 58 2.25 Mozart Fantasia in D minor. K397 2.30 Schoenberg VerMarte Nacht, Op 4
3.00 Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor. Op 21
3.35 CPE Bach Quartet in G for keyboard, flute, viola and continuo, Wq95 3.55 Anon Diferencias sobre las
Vacas; Corten Espadas Afiladas 4.00 WF Bach Sinfonia in F 4.10 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in D. Kk414
4.15 Verdi Overture: Nabucco 4.25 Krelsler Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani 4.30 Leslie Pearson Dance Suite after Arbeau 4.40 Handel Overture: Agrippina
4.45 Ravel Tzigane for violin and piano 5.00
Chopin Mazurka in A minor, Op 17 No 4 Luzzaschi Cor Mio deh Non Languire 5.05 Caldara Stabat Mater
5.10 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 11 (Adagio)
5.15 Mendelssohn Symphony No 10 in B minor 5.25
Castelnuovo-Tedesco Tarantella: Aranci in Rare. Op 87
5.30 Granados Cuatro Tonadillas 5.40 Charles Mouton Passacaille: L 'Heureux Himen 5.45 JM Bach Liebster JesuhormeinFlehen 5.50 Waissel Polish Dances 5.55 Marais Tombeau pour M de Lully (Pieces de Viole, bk 2)
6.05 Debussy Estampes 6.20 Suk Elegie , Op 23 (piano trio version) 6.25 Albeniz, orch Arbos Iberia

Contributors

Presented By:
Jonathan Swain.
Presented By:
Dvorak Stabat Mater
Unknown:
Mozart Fantasia
Unknown:
Corten Espadas Afiladas
Unknown:
Krelsler Praeludium
Unknown:
Leslie Pearson
Piano:
Chopin Mazurka
Unknown:
Caldara Stabat Mater
Unknown:
Granados Cuatro Tonadillas
Unknown:
Charles Mouton
Unknown:
Heureux Himen
Unknown:
Bach Liebster
Unknown:
Marais Tombeau
Unknown:
Suk Elegie

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