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Monday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 14 March 2011

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Music includes Pachelbel's Canon played by the The English Concert directed by Trevor Pinnock, Sullivan's The Sun whose rays from The Mikado sung by soprano Valerie Masterson with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Royston Nash, and Satie's Gymnopedie No. 2 performed by Aldo Ciccolini.

Music Played

28 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Die Forelle

    Performer: Barbara Bonney (soprano) Performer: Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

    Teldec 4509908732

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Macbeth: Ballo III

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Edward Downes (conductor)

    Chandos CHAN 9510

  • Image for Johann Pachelbel

    Johann Pachelbel Canon

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

    Archiv 4155182

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi Pulchra es – from Vespers

    Performer: Grace Davidson, Kirsty Hopkins (soprano) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Robert Howarth (conductor)

    Signum Classics SIGCD237

  • Image for Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Johann Nepomuk Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E flat: III - Rondo

    Performer: Maurice Murphy (trumpet) Performer: Consort of London Performer: Robert Haydon Clark (conductor)

    Regis RRC1325

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No.9 in C Op.59 No.3 – IV. Allegro molto

    Performer: Juilliard Quartet

    Sony SB8K 87889

  • Image for Gioachino Rossini

    Gioachino Rossini Petite Messe Solenelle: Kyrie

    Performer: Craig Sheppard, Paul Berkowitz (piano) Performer: Richard Nunn (harmonium) Performer: Ambrosian Singers Performer: Claudio Scimone (conductor)

    Philips 4155492

  • Image for Marco Uccellini

    Marco Uccellini Aria sopra la Bergamasca

    Performer: Palladian Ensemble

    Linn CKD010

  • Image for Jules Massenet

    Jules Massenet Meditation from Thais

    Performer: James Ehnes (violin) Performer: Quebec Symphony Orchestra Performer: Yoav Talmi (conductor)

    Analekta FL23151

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Piano Trio in C Hob XV:27: III - Presto

    Performer: The Florestan Trio

    Hyperion CDA67719

  • Image for André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry

    André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry Zemire et Azor

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Thomas Beecham (conductor)

    EMI 9099432

  • Image for Gustav Holst

    Gustav Holst The Dargason (from St Paul's Suite)

    Performer: English String Orchestra Performer: William Boughton (conductor)

    Nimbus NI5210/3

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen (from Die Zauberflote)

    Performer: Rosa Mannion (soprano) Performer: Anton Scharinger (baritone) Performer: Les Arts Florissants Performer: William Christie (conductor)

    Erato 2564677426

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven 7 Variations on "Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen"

    Performer: Mischa Maisky (cello) Performer: Martha Argerich (piano)

    DG 4399342

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker: Trepak; Dance of the Reed Pipes; Mother Gigogne

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Simon Rattle (conductor)

    EMI 5099964638522

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Nithsdall's welcome hame

    Performer: Lorna Anderson (soprano) Performer: Haydn Trio Eisenstadt

    Brilliant 93856/1

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Ciaccona in D BWV1004

    Performer: Skip Sempe (harpsichord)

    DHM 05472 772222

  • Image for Sir Arthur Sullivan

    Sir Arthur Sullivan The sun whose rays (from The Mikado)

    Performer: Valerie Masterson (soprano) Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Royston Nash (conductor)

    Decca 4251902

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DG 4315942

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Piano Trio in B flat D898: II - Andante un poco mosso

    Performer: Beux Arts Trio

    Philips 4126202

  • Image for Johann Strauss II

    Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss II - Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka

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

    , DG 4232212, Tr. 9

  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

    Georg Philipp Telemann Quartet in G (Tafelmusik)

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

    Archiv 4276192

  • Image for Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse

    Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse Gymnopedie No. 2: Lent et triste

    Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (piano)

    EMI CDC7474742

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn String Quintet No. 1 in A: IV - Allegro Vivace

    Performer: Scott St John, geoff Nuttall (violin) Performer: Lesley Robertson, Masumi Per Rostad (viola) Performer: Brandon Vamos (cello)

    Music@Menlo Live 2009

  • Image for Gustav Holst

    Gustav Holst Beni Mora (Oriental Suite): Finale – In the street of the Ouled Nails

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Andrew Davis (conductor)

    Chandos CHSA5086

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Ich liebe dich

    Performer: Peter Schreier (tenor) Performer: Andras Schiff (piano)

    Decca 4488172

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

    Performer: Members of the Royal Military Band of the Netherlands Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    Philips 4224692

  • Image for Sir Edward Elgar

    Sir Edward Elgar My love dwelt in a Northern Land

    Performer: Cambridge Singers Performer: John Rutter (conductor)

    Signum COLCD104


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