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Radio 3 Requests

Virtuoso violinist Tasmin Little opens the latest postbag of listeners' requests. The line-up this week includes music by Sarasate, Bach, Bernstein and Schubert.

Virtuoso violinist Tasmin Little opens the latest postbag of listeners' requests. In the line-up this week, showstopping music by Pablo Sarasate, some mild irreverence from Bach in the form of his cantata 'Quodlibet', and a performance of Schubert's Piano Trio in E flat major, D929. Plus this week's guest, Russian conductor Mikhail Agrest, chooses a favourite Verdi overture.

Address: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ
email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk

Playlist:

Sarasate
Navarra
David Oistrakh, Igor Oistrakh, (violins), Vladimir Yampolsky (piano)
REVELATION RV10039 T13

Bach
Quodlibet
Barbara Schlick (soprano), Kai Wessel (alto), Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Klaus Mertens (bass), Jaap ter Linden (cello), Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
ERATO 0630125982 CD3 T18

Devienne
Flute Concerto no 2 in D - 1st movt
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute), Orchestre Antiqua Musica, Jacques Roussel (conductor)
PHILIPS 4207192 T13

Braein
Seaward
Norwegian Broadcasting Orchestra, Øivind Bergh (conductor)
SIMAX PSC3117 T12

Schubert
Piano Trio in E flat major, D929
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Lynn Harrell (cello)
Decca 4556852 CD2 T1-4

Verdi
La Forza del Destino - Overture
New Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti (conductor)
EMI CDC7472742 T8

Brahms
Nänie
San Francisco Symphony and Chorus, Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)
DECCA 4525822 T4

Vinter
Hunter’s Moon
David Pyatt (horn), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicholas Braithwaite (conductor)
LYRITA SRCD316 T13

Bernstein
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story – Mambo
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor)
EMI 150142 CD1 T10

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