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Monday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 29 November 2010

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Wake up to music, news and the occasional surprise.

Music Played

21 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Sir William Walton

    Sir William Walton Façade - Suite 2: Popular Song

    Performer: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    Philips 420155

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel From Susanna: Overture; Allegro; The Oak that for a thousand years

    Performer: Collegium Musicum 90 Performer: Simon Standage (director)

    Chandos 0685

  • Image for Samuel Barber

    Samuel Barber School for Scandal Overture

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Thomas Schippers (conductor)

    Sony 62837

  • Image for Johann Strauss II

    Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss II - The 1001 Night

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Rudolf Kempe (conductor)

    EMI 6478513, CD1 Tr. 10

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Etude Tableau No. 5 in Eb minor Op 39'5

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    Sony 46437

  • Image for José de Nebra

    José de Nebra Two extracts from Iphigenia in Thrace: Allegro cantabile; The duet "Ha, ingrato"

    Performer: Marta Almajano (soprano) Performer: Xenia Meijer (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Al Ayre Espanol Performer: Eduardo Banzo (conductor)

    DHM 77532

  • Image for Johann Strauss II

    Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss II - Die Fledermaus: Quadrille

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    DG 410027, Tr. 6

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Cypresses No. 11-12

    Performer: Lindsay Quartet

    Regis 1361

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Tannhauser: Dich teure halle

    Performer: Karita Mattila (soprano) Performer: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

    Ondine 1139, CD5 Tr. 4

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Fugue a la gigue in G minor BWV 577

    Arranger: Holst Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    Chandos 9835

  • Image for Clara Schumann

    Clara Schumann Concerto Movement in F minor

    Performer: Oleg Marshev (piano) Performer: South Jutland Symphony Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Ziva (conductor)

    Danacord 688

  • Image for John Dowland

    John Dowland Now cease my wandering eyes

    Performer: Emma Kirkby (soprano) Performer: Anthony Rooley (lute)

    Virgin 5624102

  • Image for Aaron Copland

    Aaron Copland Fanfare for a Common Man

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Aaron Copland (conductor)

    Sony 89232

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Flute Sonata in A major BWV 1032

    Performer: Maxence Larrieu (flute) Performer: Rafale Puyana (harpsichord)

    Philips 438809

  • Image for Frederick Delius

    Frederick Delius Koanga: La Kalinda

    Performer: Northern Sinfonia of England Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    EMI 47610

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Toccata

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (piano)

    RCA 60377

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Adrian Boult (conductor)

    BBC Legends 4039

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo in G K494 (arr for flute quartet)

    Performer: Carol Wincenc (flute) Performer: Emerson String Quartet

    DG 431770

  • Image for Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

    Arranger: Clytus Gottwald Performer: Accentus Chamber Choir Performer: Laurence Equilbey (conductor)

    Naïve 4965

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata in C minor Hob 16/20

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano)

    Dal Segno 044

  • Image for Bedrich Smetana

    Bedrich Smetana Bartered Bride - Overture

    Performer: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Istvan Kertez (conductor)

    Decca 425097


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