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Rob Cowan

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 15 August 2008

With Rob Cowan.

Rob's selection includes Liszt's evocative Chapelle de Guillaume Tell from Années de Pélerinage and Haydn's lyrical string quartet The Lark.

JANACEK
Starodávný from Lachian Dances
Czech State Orchestra
Conductor: José Serebrier
REFERENCE RECORDINGS RR65CD Tr 6

Michael EAST
You meaner beauties of the night
Emma Kirkby, soprano
The Consort of Musicke Madrigal
Anthony Rooley, director
HYPERION CDA66227 Tr 18

LISZT
Chapelle de Guillaume Tell from Années de Pélerinage
Nicholas Angelich (piano)
MIRARE MIR9941 CD1 Tr 1

VIVALDI
Concerto in C for mandolin, strings and continuo, RV425
The Parley of Instruments
Paul O’Dette, director
HYPERION CDA66160 Tr 7 – 9

PAGANINI
Caprice No 7 (Moderato assai)
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
EMI CDC7476442 Tr 7

PALESTRINA
Assumpta est Maria in Caelum
The Tallis Scholars
Director: Peter Phillips
GIMELL CDGIM020 Tr 2

SMETANA
The Lancer from Czech Dances (second series)
BRNO State Philharmonic Orchestra
Frantisek Jilek, conductor
SUPRAPHONET 111115-2 Tr 12

BIBER
Sonata a 8 for two trumpets and six violins
Concentus musicus Wien
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
TELDEC 8.43779 Tr 7

FAURE
Pelleas et Melisande: Sicilienne
Branford Marsalis, saxophone
English Chamber Orchestra
Andrew Litton, conductor
SONY CLASSICAL 88697275442 Tr 12

WALDTEUFEL
Grenadiers
Philharmonia Promenade Orchestra
Henry Krips, conductor
EMI 724356828926 CD2 Tr 5

SPIRITUALS
‘Honour, Honour’, ‘His Name So Sweet’ & ‘Witness’
Kathleen Battle, soprano
James Levine, piano
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 415361-2 Tr 17 – 19

BYRD
Fantasia in C
Simon Preston, organ
ARCHIV 415675-2 Tr 2

SALIERI
Allegro brilliante and Pantomime from Les Danaides
Mozart Mannhime Orchestra
Thomas Fey, conductor
HANSSLER CLASSIC CD98.506 Tr 14 & 15

MARTINU
Pastoral from Etudes and Polkas
Hana Dvorakova, piano
VARS VA0010 Tr 22

FREE THOUGHT
Christoph Grunenberg - The enduring power of Viennese Culture

WAGNER
Träume
Christa Ludwig, mezzo soprano
Philharmonia Orchetstra
Otto Klemperer, conductor
EMI CLASSICS 724358509922 CD2 Tr12

HAYDN
String Quartet in D, Op. 64 No. 5 ‘The Lark’
The Smetana Quartet
TESTAMENT SBT1118 Tr 9 – 12

HE LUTING
The Cowherd’s Flute
Lang Lang, piano
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4776229 Tr 6

BRITTEN
Three Flower Songs:
To daffodils, The Succession of four sweet months & Marsh flowers
The Cambridge Singers
Director: John Rutter
COLLEGIUM COLCD104 Tr 16 – 18

SIBELIUS
The Swan of Tuonela Op. 22/3
The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Yevgeny Mravinsky, conductor
OLYMPIA OCD223 Tr 6

MALASHKIN
Oh, could I but express in song
STANFORD
She is far from the land
Paul Robeson, bass
EMI CLASSICS 2156002 Tr 9 & 19

RAVEL
Menuet antique & Menuet sur le nom de Haydn
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
SCENE DG MDG6041190-2 CD2 Tr 11 & 12

Leroy ANDERSON
Trumpeter’s Lullaby & Syncopated Clock
Utah Symphony Orchestra
Maurice Abravanel, conductor
VANGUARD CLASSICS 08600871 Tr 3 & 7

RITTER
O amantissime sponse Jesu
Aafje Heynis (contralto)
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Director: Szymon Goldberg
RETROSPECTIVE 93407/3 CD3 Tr 10

Luca PIANCA
Improvisation on Greensleaves & HANDEL: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Il Giardino Armonico, Milano
Giovanni Antonini, director
WARNERCLASSICS256463264-2 CD9 Tr 17 & 19

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