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Monday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 30 May 2011

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including Smetana's Dance of the Comedians from his opera The Bartered Bride played by the Cleveland Orchestra conducted by Christoph von Dohnanyi, the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra perform Gershwin's overture to Girl Crazy, and the London Symphony Orchestra under Adrian Boult perform Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on "Greensleeves".

Music Played

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

    Frédéric Chopin Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    DG 477 7626

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Danse sacree et danse profane

    Performer: Lily Laskine (harp) Performer: Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra Performer: Jean-Pierre Rampal (Conductor)

    Erato 4509-97410-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento in F, K213

    Performer: Philadelphia Wind Quintet

    Sony Classical SBK 62 651

  • Image for Bedrich Smetana

    Bedrich Smetana Dance of the Comedians (The Bartered Bride)

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Christoph von Dohnanyi (Conductor)

    Decca 444 867 2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto in F minor, BWV1056

    Performer: Richard Egarr (harpsichord) Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Andrew Manze (Director)

    Harmonia Mundi HMU 907283.84

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Dein blaues Ange, Op 59 No 8

    Performer: Hermann Prey (baritone) Performer: Gunther Weiβenborn (piano)

    Hannsler Classic CD 93.713

  • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Waltz (Eugene Onegin)

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (Conductor)

    Philips 442 775-2

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin Overture: Girl Crazy

    Performer: Aalborg Symphony Performer: Wayne Marshall (Conductor)

    Virgin Classics 5620562

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven 12 Variations on 'See the conqu'ring hero comes' by Handel for cello and piano, WoO 45

    Performer: Raphael Wallfisch (piano) Performer: John York (piano)

    EMI CDEMXD2506

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G, Op 88 (3rd movement: Allegretto grazioso – Molto vivace)

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Rafael Kubelik (Conductor)

    DG 00289 477 8168 GB 6

  • Image for Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber Battalia

    Performer: Vienna Concentus Musicus Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Conductor)

    Teldec 8.43779 ZS

  • Image for Georges Bizet

    Georges Bizet Marche (Petite Suite)

    Performer: Bamberg Symphony Performer: Georges Pretre (Conductor)

    Eurodisc 610332

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Wiegenlied, Op 41 No 1

    Performer: Renee Fleming (soprano) Performer: Houston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Christoph Eschenbach

    RCA 82876 59408 2

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Sonata in D, H.16.37

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

    CHAN 10668

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on "Greensleeves"

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Adrian Boult (Conductor)

    EMI CDC 7 47218 2

  • Image for Thomas Tallis

    Thomas Tallis Spem in alium

    Performer: Wim Becu (sackbut) Performer: Paul Nicholson & Alan Wilson (organs) Performer: Taverner Choir Performer: Andrew Parrott (Director)

    EMI 6 88592 2

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov O, Cease Thy Singing, Op 4 No 4 (trans. Earl Wild)

    Performer: Earl Wild (piano)

    Ivory Classics 74001

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in D minor

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (Conductor)

    Mercury 432 015-2

  • Image for Bach-Malloch

    Bach-Malloch Allegro molto

    Performer: Ensemble of 40 Los Angeles strings, woodwind & percussion players Performer: Lukas Foss (Conductor)

    Sheffield lab SLS-502

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Intermezzo, Op 116 No 5

    Performer: Shai Wosner (piano)

    ONYX 4055

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Konzertstuck in F for 4 horns, Op 86

    Performer: Roger Montgomery, Gavin Edwards, Susan Dent & Robert Maskell (horns) Performer: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (Conductor)

    Archiv 457591 2


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