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Monday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 24 May 2010

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Included this morning is music encompassing A Short Ride in a Fast Machine to a Meditation, and more of your suggestions for the Nation's Favourite Aria.

Music Played

27 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Emmanuel Chabrier

    Emmanuel Chabrier Emmanuel Chabrier - Joyeuse Marche

    Performer: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra Performer: Michel Plasson (Conductor)

    EMI CDC 749652 2, Tr. 1

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto: paraphrase de concert

    Arranger: Liszt Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

    Decca 436 736 2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Zaide: Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben

    Performer: Diana Damrau (soprano: Zaide) Performer: Concentus Musicus Wien Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Conductor)

    DHM 82876 84996 2

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in C RV 561

    Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler (Director)

    AVIE AV 2128

  • Image for Wilhelm Emilius Hartmann

    Wilhelm Emilius Hartmann Serenade in B flat: Scherzo

    Performer: Consortium Classicum

    MD&G L3416

  • Image for Jules Massenet

    Jules Massenet Thais: Meditation

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Daniel Harding (Conductor)

    DG 476 3399

  • Image for John Adams

    John Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Marin Alsop (Conductor)

    Naxos 8.559031

  • Image for Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov Impromptu Op 6

    Performer: Olga Solovieva (piano) Performer: Toccata Classics

    TOCC 0082

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata: E strano … Ah, forse'e lui … Follie, follie … Sempre libera

    Performer: Renata Scotto (soprano: Violetta) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Manno Wolf-Ferrari (Conductor)

    EMI CDE5747662

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Moment musical in C Op 16 No. 6

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    Decca 475 619 8

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Samson: Let the bright seraphim

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (Conductor)

    CORO COR16703

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Op 71: Valse des fleurs

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vasily Petrenko (Conductor)

    AVIE AV2139

  • Image for James Rhodes

    James Rhodes Minstrels (from Preludes, Book I)

    Performer: Jacques Rouvier (piano)

    Dal Segno DSPRCD043

  • Image for Sir Malcolm Arnold

    Sir Malcolm Arnold Anniversary Overture Op 99

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Rumon Gamba (Conductor)

    CHAN 10293

  • Image for Henryk Wieniawski

    Henryk Wieniawski Scherzo-Tarantelle Op 16

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

    CBC MVCD 1168

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dance in A flat Op 72 No. 8

    Performer: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Performer: Kurt Masur (Conductor)

    Philips 446 583 2

  • Image for Percy Grainger

    Percy Grainger Molly on the Shore

    Performer: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra Performer: Clark Rundell (Conductor)

    CHAN 9549

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Chaconne (The Fairy Queen)

    Performer: Red Priest

    DORIAN DOR-90305

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin - Ballade No. 1 in G minor Op 23

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    Virgin Classics white label, Tr. 2

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin, Act II: Kuda, kuda vy udalilis

    Performer: Nicolai Gedda (tenor) Performer: Belgrad Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Gika Zdravkovitch (Conductor)

    EMI 5 65685 2

  • Image for Mahler/Uri Caine

    Mahler/Uri Caine Only Love Beauty (Ruckert Lieder)

    Performer: Uri Caine Ensemble

    Winter & Winter 910 095-2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F BWV 1047

    Performer: Brandenburg Consort Performer: Roy Goodman (Director)

    Hyperion CDA66611

  • Image for Jacques Offenbach

    Jacques Offenbach Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle & Galop

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

    MMG MWCD7119

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Auf dem Wasser zu singen D 774

    Performer: Nils Monkemeyer (viola) Performer: Nicholas Rimmer (piano)

    Sony Classical 88697563992

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Die Walkure: Wotan's Farewell

    Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Rafael Kubelik

    EMI 4 57531 2, CD3 Tr. 13

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in D, Op 12 No 1: 3rd movement: Rondo.Allegro

    Performer: Isabelle Faust (violin) Performer: Alexander Melnikov (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi HMC 902025.27

  • Image for Eric Coates

    Eric Coates Overture: The Merrymakers

    Performer: Pro Arte Orchestra Performer: Gilbert Vinter (Conductor)

    EMI 2 28285 2


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