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Wednesday - Rob Cowan

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 23 December 2009

Rob Cowan presents a refreshing choice of music, including a Winter Waltz and a carol from the BBC Singers.

Music Played

25 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Tchaikovsky
    00:03

    Tchaikovsky Nutcracker - overture

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    PHILIPS 462 114 2

  • Image for Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka
    00:06

    Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka The Lark

    Arranger: Balakirev Performer: Isabelle Moretti (harp)

    NAÏVE V 5186

  • Image for Jean-Philippe Rameau
    00:12

    Jean-Philippe Rameau Premier Concert (transcribed from "Pieces de clavecin en concerts"

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (conductor)

    DECCA 467 699 2

  • Image for Engelbert Humperdinck
    00:02

    Engelbert Humperdinck Dream Pantomime from Hansel und Gretel

    Performer: Boston Pops Orchestra Performer: Arthur Fiedler (conductor)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 477 6121

  • Image for Édouard Lalo
    00:32

    Édouard Lalo Symphonie espagnole – fifth movement: Rondo

    Performer: Vadim Repin (violin) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Kent Nagano (conductor)

    ERATO 3984 273 142

  • Image for John Ireland
    00:04

    John Ireland Amberley Wild Brooks

    Performer: Eric Parkin (piano)

    CHANDOS CHAN 9140

  • Image for Joseph Haydn
    00:44

    Joseph Haydn String Quartet Op.76 No.4 "Sunrise" – first movement

    Performer: Amadeus Quartet

    DG 477 8116

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams
    00:53

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Children's Christmas song; Wassail song from Folk songs of the four seasons – Winter

    Performer: City of London Choir Performer: Hilary Devan Wetton (conductor)

    NAXOS 8.572102

  • Image for Heitor Villa-Lobos
    01:03

    Heitor Villa-Lobos Valsa da Dor

    Performer: Débora Halász (piano)

    BIS CD 812

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn
    01:09

    Felix Mendelssohn String Symphony No6

    Performer: Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra Performer: Thomas Fey (conductor)

    HANSSLER CD 98.547

  • Image for Peter Warlock
    01:02

    Peter Warlock Balulalow

    Performer: Finchley Children’s Music Group Performer: John Evanson (piano) Performer: Grace Rossiter; (conductor)

    NAXOS 8.557581

  • Image for Jean-Baptiste Lully
    01:23

    Jean-Baptiste Lully Pastoral comique

    Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre Performer: Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    APEX 2564 62184-2

  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich
    01:32

    Dmitri Shostakovich A spin through Moscow from Moscow-Cheryomushki

    Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    DECCA 475 7431

  • Image for Trad
    01:36

    Trad Ding Dong Merrily on High

    Arranger: Stuart Nicholson Performer: BBC Singers Performer: David Hill (conductor) Performer: Stephen Farr (organ)

    BBC Recording (not commercially available)

  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann
    01:04

    Georg Philipp Telemann Recorder Concerto in F major

    Performer: Dan Laurin (recorder) Performer: Arte dei Suonatori

    BIS CD1185

  • Image for Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
    01:54

    Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji Transcendental Study No.9: Staccato e leggiero

    Performer: Fredrik Ullén (piano)

    BIS CD1373

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    01:56

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Concerto No.1 in D major

    Performer: David Pyatt (horn) Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    ERATO 0630 170742

  • Image for Nicolò Paganini
    02:04

    Nicolò Paganini Caprice Op.1 No.6

    Performer: James Ehnes (violin)

    ONYX 4044

  • Image for Arthur Honegger
    02:11

    Arthur Honegger Rugby

    Performer: Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich Performer: David Zinman (conductor)

    DECCA 455 352 2

  • Image for Jean Sibelius
    02:19

    Jean Sibelius Andante Molto in F minor

    Performer: Torleif Thedéen (cello) Performer: Folke Gräsbeck (piano)

    BIS CD817

  • Image for James Rhodes
    02:25

    James Rhodes Images - Gigues

    Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    DECCA 425 502 2

  • Image for Franz Schubert
    02:34

    Franz Schubert Impromptu D935 No.4 – Allegro scherzando

    Performer: Andreas Staier (1827 fortepiano)

    HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 902021

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    02:42

    George Frideric Handel Un puro ardour from Cecilia, volgi un sguardo

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson (soprano) Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (conductor)

    HYPERION KING 7

  • Image for Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    02:45

    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Symphony in F major Wq. 183/3

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Andrew Manze (director)

    HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 907403

  • Image for Alfredo Gil
    02:52

    Alfredo Gil Pobres Huerfantos

    Performer: Trio Los Panchos

    MEMBRAN MUSIC 224133

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