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Thursday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 10 February 2011

Rob Cowan with music to begin the day. Dances by Janacek and Khachaturian, Debussy's L'isle joyeuse arranged for symphony orchestra, and Schubert's Magnificat in C major are all included in the programme.

Music Played

22 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Overture to L'Olimpiade

    Performer: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Performer: Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor)

    DHM 772892

  • Image for Leos Janacek

    Leos Janacek Old Time Dance from Lachian Dances

    Performer: Brno Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Jakub Hrusa (conductor)

    Supraphon 3923-2

  • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Paraphrase on Sleeping Beauty

    Arranger: Pabst Performer: Earl Wild (piano)

    Ivory 70907

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dance in E minor Op 46 No. 2

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: George Szell (conductor)

    Sony 48161

  • Image for Aram Khachaturian

    Aram Khachaturian Sabre Dance from Gayaneh

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    Philips 442011

  • Image for Johann Strauss II

    Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss II - Waldmeister overture

    Performer: Vienna Philaharmonic Orchestra Performer: Lorin Maazel (conductor)

    RCA Red Seal 09026 68421 2, Tr. 7

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart No. 5 from Six Fugues with Slow Preludes, KV404a after J S Bach

    Performer: The Hermitage String Trio

    Chandos CHAN 10635

  • Image for Eric Coates

    Eric Coates March – Youth of Britain

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Groves (conductor)


  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin Porgy Sings from Catfish Row

    Performer: St Louis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    EMI 764084

  • Image for Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Ascendo ad Patrem

    Performer: Canadian Brass

    RCA 63868

  • Image for Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Double Concerto for harpsichord & fortepiano in Eb major W47 H479: 1st mvt (Allegro)

    Performer: Anneke Uittenbosch (harpsichord) Performer: Jean Antonietti (fortepiano) Performer: Concentus Musicus Wien Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    Teldec 0630 123262

  • Image for Iiro Rantala

    Iiro Rantala Intermezzo

    Performer: Iiro Rantala (piano)

    ACT 9504

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy L'isle joyeuse

    Arranger: Molinari Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Geoffrey Simon (conductor)


  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sinfonia concertante in Eb K364: Presto

    Performer: Igor Oistrakh (violin) Performer: David Oistrakh (viola) Performer: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Kirill Kondrashin (conductor)

    Decca 470258

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Des Sennen Abschied (Op 72 No. 22) & Der Schatzgräber (Op 45 No. 1)

    Performer: Anne Sofie von Otter (soprano) Performer: Bengt Forsberg (piano)

    DG 4458812

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky The Firebird Suite: Ring-dance of the princesses; Infernal dance of Kaschey; Lullaby; Fina

    Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer (conductor)

    Hungaroton HCD 31095

  • Image for Alexander Borodin

    Alexander Borodin String Quartet No. 2 in D major: Notturno

    Orchestrator: Tcherepnin Performer: Gothenburg Symphony Orhcestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    DG 435 757

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Magnificat in C major D 486

    Performer: Trine Wilsberg Lund (soprano) Performer: Bettina Ranch (alto) Performer: Min Woo Lim (tenor) Performer: Dominik Königer (bass) Performer: Immortal Bach Ensemble Performer: Leipzig Chamber Orchestra Performer: Morten Schuldt-Jensen (conductor)

    Naxos 8.572114

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Overture to Timon of Athens

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

    Archiv 474672

  • Image for Pablo de Sarasate

    Pablo de Sarasate Zigeunerweisen

    Performer: Jascha Heifetz (violin) Performer: RCA Orchestra Performer: William Steinberg (conductor)

    RCA 88697700502

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Trio Sonata in c minor, BWV 526

    Performer: Lorenzo Ghielmi (organ, Basilica di San Simpliciano, Milan)

    Passacaille 967

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Am Springbrunnen Op 85 No. 9

    Arranger: Grutzmacher Performer: Francesco Dillon (cello) Performer: Emanuele Torquati (piano)

    Brilliant 94060


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