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Friday - Rob Cowan

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 16 April 2010

Rob Cowan presents the Radio 3 Breakfast Show, with music from Prokofiev, Mendelssohn and Bach, the latest from the morning papers, and contributions from Breakfast listeners.

Music Played

27 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Gioachino Rossini
    00:02

    Gioachino Rossini Overture to Tancredi

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    RCA VICTROLA VD87814

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    00:10

    Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue no.14 in F sharp minor BWV.883, from the Well-Tempered Clavier Book 2

    Performer: Tatiana Nikolayeva (piano)

    MEZHDUNARODNAYA KNIGA MK 418043

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi
    00:17

    Claudio Monteverdi Madrigal: Io mi son giovinetta (I am young)

    Performer: Delitiae Musicae Performer: Marco Longhini (director)

    NAXOS 8.555310

  • Image for Franz Liszt
    00:19

    Franz Liszt Valse Oubliée No. 1

    Performer: Clifford Curzon (piano)

    DECCA 452 306-2

  • Image for Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
    00:23

    Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov Procession of the Nobles from Mlada

    Performer: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Performer: Erich Kunzel (conductor)

    TELARC CD-80115

  • Image for Robert Schumann
    00:30

    Robert Schumann Toccata in C major Op 7

    Performer: Howard Shelley (piano)

    CHANDOS CHAN 8814

  • Image for Alessandro Scarlatti
    00:39

    Alessandro Scarlatti Justitiae Domini – motet

    Performer: The Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge Performer: David Rowland (director)

    REGENT REGCD283

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn
    00:43

    Felix Mendelssohn Overture to Athalie Op 74

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Christoph Von Dohnányi (conductor)

    DECCA 460 239-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    00:53

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio for violin and orchestra in E major K 261

    Performer: Philippe Graffin (violin/conductor) Performer: The Brabant Orchestra

    AVIE AV2127

  • Image for Moritz Moszkowski
    01:03

    Moritz Moszkowski Guitarre for violin & piano

    Arranger: Sarasate Performer: James Ehnes (violin) Performer: Eduard Laurel (piano)

    ONYX CLASSICS ONYX 4038

  • Image for Carlos Guastavino
    01:07

    Carlos Guastavino La Rosa y el Sauce (The rose and the willow)

    Performer: Anna Netrebko (soprano) Performer: Prague Philharmonia Performer: Emmanuel Villaume (conductor)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 477 7639

  • Image for Carl Maria von Weber
    01:11

    Carl Maria von Weber Clarinet quintet in B flat major (vers. for string orchestra): Rondo (Allegro giocoso)

    Performer: Sabine Meyer (clarinet) Performer: Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn Performer: Jörg Faerber (conductor)

    EMI CLASSICS 5 67988 2

  • Image for Louis Couperin
    01:17

    Louis Couperin La Couperin

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901956

  • Image for Albert William Ketèlbey
    01:22

    Albert William Ketèlbey In a Persian Market

    Performer: The New Symphony Orchestra of London Performer: Robert Sharples (conductor)

    DECCA 452 987-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    01:32

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata for piano in A major K 331: Alla turca (Allegretto)

    Performer: András Schiff (piano)

    DECCA 433 222-2

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev
    01:36

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Autumnal

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)

    DECCA 448 273-2

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn
    01:46

    Felix Mendelssohn Maiglöckchen und die Blümelein (Lily-of-the-valley and all the little flowers) Op 63 No. 6

    Performer: Sophie Danemann (soprano) Performer: Nathan Berg (baritone) Performer: Eugene Asti (piano)

    HYPERION CDA66906

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn
    01:48

    Felix Mendelssohn Altdeutsches Frühlingslied (Old German Spring song) Op 86 No. 6

    Performer: Nathan Berg (baritone) Performer: Eugene Asti (piano)

    HYPERION CDA66906

  • Image for Tchaikovsky
    01:51

    Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty – ballet Act I: Waltz

    Performer: Kirov Opera Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    PHILIPS 442 775-2

  • Image for Hector Berlioz
    01:57

    Hector Berlioz La Damnation de Faust: Hungarian March

    Performer: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Performer: Jean Martinon (conductor)

    DECCA 448 571-2

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    02:02

    George Frideric Handel Samson: Oratorio - Air and Chorus Let the Bright Seraphim

    Performer: Lynne Dawson (soprano: Israelite woman) Performer: The Sixteen Performer: The Symphony of Harmony and Invention Performer: Harry Christophers (conductor)

    COLLINS CLASSICS 70382

  • Image for Déodat de Séverac
    02:09

    Déodat de Séverac Sevillanas

    Arranger: Paco PeÑa Performer: Paco Peña (guitar) Performer: Guillermo Basilisco (guitar) Performer: Ely ‘La Gambita’ (castanets) Performer: Antonio Gomez Perete (handclapping)

    DECCA 475 6151

  • Image for Bedrich Smetana
    02:13

    Bedrich Smetana From Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Má Vlast)

    Performer: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Katowice Performer: Antoni Wit (conductor)

    NAXOS 8.550931

  • Image for James Dring
    02:27

    James Dring Blow, blow thou Winter wind (3 Shakespeare Songs)

    Performer: Robert Tear (tenor) Performer: Philip Ledger (piano)

    MERIDIAN CDE 84386

  • Image for Johannes Brahms
    02:30

    Johannes Brahms Sonata for clarinet and Orchestra in F minor: Vivace (last mvt)

    Performer: Fausto Ghiazza (clarinet) Performer: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    DECCA 476 2830

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    02:36

    Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata for obbligato harpsichord & violin in G major, BWV 1019a

    Performer: Manfredo Kraemer (violin) Performer: Skip Sempé (harpsichord)

    DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI 05472 77314 2

  • Image for Johann Strauss II
    02:51

    Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss II - Liebeslieder-Walzer Op 114

    Performer: Boskovsky Ensemble Performer: Willi Boskovsky (conductor)

    LONDON 436 784-2, Tr. 5

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