iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Monday - Rob Cowan

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Monday - Rob Cowan

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 06 September 2010

Rob Cowan shares his musical enthusiasms, including Saint-Saens' Danse Macabre, Vivaldi's Concerto in D for Guitar and Strings, and arias sung by Juan Diego Florez..

Music Played

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

    Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dances No. 5 in G minor – (orchestral versions)

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4778222

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    00:05

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Fantasia for Piano in D minor, KV 297

    Performer: Ivo Pogorelich (piano)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4377632

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns
    00:13

    Camille Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre – Symphonic Poem, Op 40

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Louis Fremaux (conductor)

    EMI 094638223320

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    00:21

    Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 127

    Performer: Artemis Quartet

    VIRGIN CLASSICS 5099962865951

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    00:31

    George Frideric Handel The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon, Act III

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4293902

  • Image for James Rhodes
    00:35

    James Rhodes Images, Set I – I: Reflets Dans L'Eau

    Performer: Paul Crossley (piano)

    SONY CLASSICAL 82876852402

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi
    00:42

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in D for Guitar and Strings, RV 93

    Performer: Julian Bream (guitar) Performer: The Monteverdi Orchestra Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    SONY 82876852442

  • Image for George Gershwin
    00:52

    George Gershwin "I Got Rhythm" Variations

    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Performer: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Performer: Marin Alsop (conductor)

    DECCA 4782189

  • Image for Tchaikovsky
    01:05

    Tchaikovsky Ecossaise from Eugene Onegin

    Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Performer: Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

    PHILIPS 422 845-2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    01:07

    Johann Sebastian Bach Suite anglaise No. 3 BWV 808: Gigue

    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff (piano)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 439 672-2

  • Image for Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka
    01:10

    Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka Overture: Ruslan & Ludmilla

    Performer: Leningrad Philharmonic Performer: Yevgeni Mravinsky (conductor)

    SCRIBENDUM

  • Image for Richard Strauss
    01:16

    Richard Strauss Wiegenlied

    Performer: Christine Schafer (soprano) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4800414

  • Image for Nicolò Paganini
    01:21

    Nicolò Paganini Tarantella in A minor

    Performer: Pekka Kuusisto (violin) Performer: Ismo Eskelinen (guitar)

    ONDINE ODE 1142-2

  • Image for Johannes Brahms
    01:21

    Johannes Brahms Part Song, Op 42 No 2

    Performer: Choir de Cambre Accentus Performer: Laurence Equilbey (conductor)

    VIRGIN CLASSICS 3632792

  • Image for Gioachino Rossini
    01:31

    Gioachino Rossini Mon Prelude Hygienique du Matin (Peches de Vieillesse, Book 6, Album pour les enfants dego

    Performer: Marco Sollini (piano)

    CHANDOS CHAN 10520

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    01:37

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Cosi Fan Tutte: Soave si il vento

    Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano - Fiordiligi) Performer: Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano - Dorabella) Performer: Richard van Allan (bass - Don Alfonso) Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Performer: Colin Davis (conductor)

    OPUS ARTE OACD9005D

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams
    01:42

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus

    Performer: Jacques Orchestra Performer: Sir David Willcocks (conductor)

    EMI Classics 5099962791021

  • Image for Aaron Copland
    01:54

    Aaron Copland Long Time Ago

    Performer: Nathan Gunn (baritone) Performer: Kevin Murphy (piano)

    EMI Classics 69522628

  • Image for Ottorino Respighi
    01:57

    Ottorino Respighi The Pines of Rome: The Pines of the Appian Way

    Performer: Dallas Symphony Orchestra Performer: Eduardo Mata (conductor)

    Dorian DOR-90182

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi
    02:04

    Claudio Monteverdi Iste confessor Domini sacratus II SV279

    Performer: Ian Partridge (tenor) Performer: The Parley of Instruments Performer: Roy Goodman (director)

    HELIOS CDH55345

  • Image for Sir William Walton
    02:08

    Sir William Walton Façade Suite No 2

    Performer: London Philharmonic Performer: Jan Latham-Koenig (conductor)

    CHANDOS CHAN 9148

  • Image for Mons Leidvin Takle
    02:20

    Mons Leidvin Takle Festmusikk

    Performer: Christopher Herrick (organ - Lay Family Concert Organ, Eugene McDermott Concert Hall, Morton H Meyerson Symphony Centre, Dallas

    HYPERION CDA67577

  • Image for Johann Joachim Quantz
    02:25

    Johann Joachim Quantz Johann Joachim Quantz - Concerto in B major

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

    ARCHIV 4476442, Tr. 17-19

  • Image for Edvard Grieg
    02:38

    Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces: Melody; Norwegian Dance, Op 47 Nos 3 and 4

    Performer: Emil Gilels (piano)

    DG 4497212

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi
    02:44

    Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto: La donna e mobile

    Performer: Juan Diego Florez (tenor)

    DECCA 4758418

  • Image for Gaetano Donizetti
    02:47

    Gaetano Donizetti L'elisir d'amore: Una Furtiva Lagrima

    Performer: Juan Diego Florez (tenor)

    DECCA 4758418

  • Image for Pérotin
    02:52

    Pérotin Alleluia Nativitas

    Performer: Jan Garbarek (saxophone) Performer: Hilliard Ensemble

    ECM tba

  • Image for Josef Bohuslav Foerster
    02:57

    Josef Bohuslav Foerster Erinnerung for string quartet and harp

    Performer: Stamic Quartet + Jana Bouskova (harp)

    SUPRAPHON SU40502

Broadcasts

Best of British on BBC Playlister

bob-promo.jpg

Experience classic British works from Elgar, Purcell & more… Listen in Spotify now

Free downloads

  1. Image for Breakfast Show Specialist Classical Chart

    Breakfast Show Specialist Classical Chart

    Tracks from the top CDs in this week’s Specialist Classical Chart. Clemency Burton-Hill and Petroc…

  2. Image for Spirit of Schubert

    Spirit of Schubert

    BBC Radio 3 tells you everything you need to know about Franz Schubert. These free downloads will…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.