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Monday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 24 December 2009

Rob Cowan shares his personal choice of music. Including a Winter Waltz at 8.00am and a carol from the BBC Singers at 8.30am.

Music Played

26 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach English suite No.2 in A minor BWV 807 – Prelude

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    SONY SK60277

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Waltz from The Stone Flower

    Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Järvi (conductor)


  • Image for Novacek

    Novacek Perpetuum mobile

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin); Vag Papian (piano) Performer: Virtuosi

    EMI CDC5571642

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Ave Maria

    Performer: Birger Radde (tenor) Performer: Yale Voxtet Performer: James Taylor (director)

    NAXOS 8.572161

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Ariodante overture

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    DECCA 466 434-2

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky Fireworks

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    MERCURY 432 012 2

  • Image for Tarquinio Merula

    Tarquinio Merula Canzon "La Pighetta"

    Performer: Maurice Steger (recorder and direction)


  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor K491 – third movement

    Performer: Piotr Anderszewski (piano and direction) Performer: Sinfonia Varsovia

    VIRGIN VC545503 2

  • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Serenade melancolique

    Performer: Jascha Heifetz (violin) Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic Performer: Alfred Wallenstein (conductor)

    RCA 09026 61751-2

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini Quando me'n vo' (Musetta's Waltz) from La Bohème

    Performer: Leontyne Price (soprano) Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Edward Downes (conductor)

    RCA RD 85999

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto RV362 "La Caccia"

    Performer: Enrivo Onofri (violin and direction) Performer: Academia Montis Regalis

    NAÏVE OP30417

  • Image for Astor Piazzolla

    Astor Piazzolla Verano Porteño

    Performer: Astor Piazzolla Quintetto

    APC 3710

  • Image for Liadov

    Liadov Kikimora

    Performer: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Performer: Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

    DECCA 480 0048

  • Image for Jonathan Rathbone

    Jonathan Rathbone The Oxen

    Performer: BBC Singers Performer: David Hill (conductor)

    BBC Recording (not commercially available)

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Serenade for string instruments

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    ORFEO C 596 031 B

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Resign the club and lion's spoils (Hercules)

    Performer: Anne Sofie von Otter (Dejanira) Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre Performer: Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    ARCHIV 469 532 2

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt Weihnachtsbaum – Little Scherzo "Lighting the tree"; Chimes; Slumber Song

    Performer: Leslie Howard (piano)

    HYPERION CDA 66388

  • Image for Isaac Albéniz

    Isaac Albéniz El Albaicín from Iberia

    Orchestrator: Fernandez Arbos Performer: Orchestre de Paris Performer: Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

    ERATO ECD 88255

  • Image for Trad

    Trad Dream Angus

    Arranger: John Powell Performer: Michael Bradley (baritone) Performer: Laudibus Performer: Mike Brewer (conductor)


  • Image for Frank Bridge

    Frank Bridge Sir Roger de Coverley (A Christmas Dance)

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    CHANDOS CHAN 10246

  • Image for Franz Peter Schubert

    Franz Peter Schubert 16 German Dances

    Performer: Imogen Cooper (piano)

    AVIE AV2157

  • Image for Peter Sculthorpe

    Peter Sculthorpe Djilile

    Performer: Australian Chamber Orchestra Performer: Richard Tognetti

    CHANDOS CHAN 10063

  • Image for John Foster

    John Foster While shepherds watched their flocks

    Performer: Taverner Consort, Choir & Players

    VIRGIN CLASSICS 503 680 2

  • Image for Trad.

    Trad. El testament d'Amelia

    Performer: Julian Bream (guitar)

    RCA 88697 04606-2

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Konzertstück Op.134

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    SONY SK64577

  • Image for Miguel Matamoros

    Miguel Matamoros Noche Buena

    Performer: Conjuntos Matamoros (band) Performer: Carlos Embale (vocals)

    MEMBRAN MUSIC 224133


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