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Thursday - Rob Cowan

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 14 April 2011

Rob Cowan with music to begin the day, including the famous 'Flower Duet' from Delibes' opera Lakme sung by Joan Sutherland and Jane Berbie with the Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra conducted by Richard Bonynge, Bartok's Hungarian Sketches for Orchestra performed by the Budapest Festival Orchestra under conductor Ivan Fischer, and Nicola Benedetti performs Zigeunerweisen by Sarasate.

Music Played

16 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Antonin Dvorak
    00:03

    Antonin Dvorak Slavonic dances (Op.46) No.7 in C minor

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    DG 419 056-2

  • Image for Joseph Haydn
    00:06

    Joseph Haydn Quartet for strings (Op.77`1) in G major - 1st movement; Allegro moderato

    Performer: Kocian Quartet

    PRAGA DIGITALS PRD 250 157

  • Image for Léo Delibes
    00:13

    Léo Delibes Flower duet from Lakme

    Performer: Joan Sutherland (Lakme) Performer: Jane Berbie (Mallika) Performer: Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    Decca 440 947-2

  • Image for Vincent d'Indy
    00:18

    Vincent d'Indy Symphonie Italienne - finale (Saltarelle) Naples

    Performer: Iceland Symphony Orchestra Performer: Rumon Gamba, conductor

    CHANDOS CHAN10660

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin
    00:32

    Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin - Nocturne Op.9 No.1

    Performer: Nelson Friere, piano

    APEX 2564 60708-2, Tr. 1

  • Image for Pablo de Sarasate
    00:38

    Pablo de Sarasate Zigeunerweisen (Op.20)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin) Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

    DG 4763399

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi
    00:48

    Claudio Monteverdi Zefiro torna - madrigal for 5 voices & basso continuo

    Performer: I Fagiolini Performer: Robert Hollingworth (director)

    CHANDOS CHACONNE CHAN0760

  • Image for Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse
    01:06

    Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse Je te veux

    Performer: Kathryn Stott (piano)

    CHANDOS CHAN10493

  • Image for Béla Bartók
    01:12

    Béla Bartók Béla Bartók - Hungarian sketches for orchestra

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

    PHILIPS 454 430-2, Tr. 3-7

  • Image for Josquin des Prez
    01:24

    Josquin des Prez Inter natos mulierum

    Performer: The Binchois Consort Performer: Andrew Kirkman (conductor)

    HYPERION CDA67183

  • Image for Hans Christian Lumbye
    01:31

    Hans Christian Lumbye Concert polka for 2 violins and orchestra

    Performer: Sergei Azizian & Marianne Melnik (violins) Performer: Tivoli Symphony Orchestra Performer: Giordano Bellincampi (conductor)

    NAXOS 8.556843

  • Image for Franz Liszt
    01:36

    Franz Liszt Mephisto waltz no. 2

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

    EMI 5 57002 2

  • Image for Georges Bizet
    01:47

    Georges Bizet Carmen - Les Tringles des sistres tintaient [chanson]

    Performer: Magdalena Kozena (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Mahler Chamber Orchestra Performer: Marc Minkowski (director)

    DG 474 214-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    02:00

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Marriage of Figaro - Overture

    Performer: Tafelmusik Performer: Bruno Weil (conductor)

    SONY CLASSICAL SK 46 695

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    02:26

    Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata for violin and piano (Op.12`1) in D major

    Performer: David Oistrakh (violin) Performer: Lev Oborin (piano)

    PHILIPS 468 406-2

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    02:53

    Claude Debussy L' Enfant prodigue - Air de Lia

    Performer: Kate Royal (soprano) Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Edward Gardner (conductor)

    EMI 3 94419 2

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