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Friday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 09 April 2010

Breakfast on Radio 3 with Rob Cowan. Wake up to music, news - and the occasional surprise.

Music Played

24 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Polonaise

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

    DECCA 414 370 2

  • Image for Christian Sinding

    Christian Sinding Romance in D major Op 79 No. 2

    Performer: Henning Kraggerud (violin); Christian Ihle Hadland (piano)

    NAXOS 8.572254

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Partenope: Overture

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Raymond Leppard (conductor)

    PHILIPS 422 486 2

  • Image for Ottorino Respighi

    Ottorino Respighi The Birds: The Cuckoo

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

    MERCURY 432 007-2

  • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Suite No. 2 Op 53: Scherzo burlesque (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

    CBS CD46503

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Duet in A major for harpsichord

    Performer: Rafael Puyana & Genoveva Galvez (harpsichords)

    MERCURY 434 395 2

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin My Man's Gone Now from Porgy and Bess

    Arranger: Evans Performer: Miles Davis (flugelhorn) Performer: Orchestra Performer: Gil Evans (conductor)

    COLUMBIA CK65141

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 48 in C "Maria Theresia": Finale

    Performer: Polish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Jerzy Maksymiuk (conductor)

    EMI 569 767 2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo in C K 373

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: David Oistrakh (violin/director)

    EMI 574 743

  • Image for John Foulds

    John Foulds John Foulds - April – England

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sakari Oramo (conductor)

    WARNER 2564 629 992, Tr. 4

  • Image for Paul Dukas

    Paul Dukas La Plainte, au loin, du faune

    Performer: Jean Hubeau (piano)

    TELDEC 8573 880512

  • Image for Emmanuel Chabrier

    Emmanuel Chabrier Emmanuel Chabrier - Souvenirs de Munich (Quadrille on themes from Wagner's 'Tristan an

    Performer: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra Performer: Arthur Kulling (conductor)

    CAMPION RRCD 1328, Tr. 9

  • Image for Domenico Scarlatti

    Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in D major L 424

    Performer: Vladimir Scarlatti (piano)

    CBS CD42410

  • Image for Charles-François Gounod

    Charles-François Gounod Ballet music from Faust

    Performer: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: David Zinman (conductor)

    PHILIPS 438 763 2

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Scherzo for string quartet

    Performer: Nash Ensemble

    HYPERION CDA 673 812

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in D major BWV 850

    Arranger: Loussier Performer: Jacques Loussier (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass); Christian Garros (drums)

    DECCA 1575612

  • Image for Arvo Pärt

    Arvo Pärt I am the True Vine

    Performer: Theatre of Voices; Pro Arte Singers Performer: Paul Hiller (conductor)


  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

    Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto in D for four violins without continuo

    Performer: Musica Antiqua Koln Performer: Reinhard Goebel (conductor)

    DG 439 444 2

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin - Mes Joies

    Trans. Liszt Performer: Leslie Howard (piano)

    , HYPERION CDA674 147, CD1 Tr. 4

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Boris Godunov: Fountain Scene with Polonaise

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


  • Image for S. Philidor

    S. Philidor Marche a quatre Timbales

    Performer: Jacques Remy (kettle drums)

    ARCHIV 453 169-2

  • Image for Edgard Varèse

    Edgard Varèse Ameriques (excerpt)

    Performer: SWF Symphony Orchestra Performer: Michael Gielen (conductor)


  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Rosamunde: Overture

    Performer: Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    DECCA 475 8543

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin - Mazurka Op 57 No. 4

    Performer: Leszek Mozdzer (piano)

    NAÏVE V5229, Tr. 11


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