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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 02 August 2011

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including the Largo from Dvorak's New World Symphony performed by the Prague Symphony Orchestra under Charles Mackerras, the Sinfonia from Bach's Easter Oratorio is performed by Retrospect Ensemble, and Rob takes a look at what's new in the Specialist Classical Chart.

Music Played

24 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude (and Fugue) in C minor

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    Hyperion CDS44291/4

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Symphony No 88 in G: Finale

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Fritz Reiner (conductor)

    BMG 09026 607729 2

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Concerto Grosso Op 6'8 in C minor

    Performer: Il Giardino Armonico Performer: Giovanni Antonini (director)

    Decca 478 0319

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky Suite Italienne (after Pulcinella): Introduction (transcr. Samuel Dushkin)

    Performer: VIktoria Mullova (violin) Performer: Katia Labeque (piano)

    Onyx 4015

  • Image for Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

    Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky Pictures from an Exhibition: Ballet of the unhatched chicks

    Performer: Orchestre Symphonique de Russie Performer: Mark Gorenstein (conductor)

    Le Chant du Monde RUS 288168

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Sonata in F major, BWV 1022

    Performer: Reinhard Goebel (violin) Performer: Robert Hill (harpsichord) Performer: Jaap ter Linden (cello)

    Archive 427 152-2

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak New World Symphony: 2nd mvt - Largo

    Performer: Prague Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    Supraphon SU 3848-2

  • Specialist Classical Chart

    • Image for Frédéric Chopin

      Frédéric Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor: Mvt II - Scherzo

      Performer: INGOLF WUNDER (piano)

      DG 4779634

    • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

      Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto No2 in E major BWV 1053: mvt I

      Performer: Ramin Bahrami (piano) Performer: Gewandhausorchester Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

      DECCA 4782956

    • Image for Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

      Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Ave Maria

      Performer: The SIXTEEN Performer: Harry CHRISTOPHERS (conductor)

      CORO COR16091

    • Image for Franz Liszt

      Franz Liszt Liebstraum No 3 in A flat major

      Performer: LANG LANG (piano)

      SONY 88697891402

    • Image for Giacomo Puccini

      Giacomo Puccini La Boheme: Che gelida manina

      Performer: JOSEPH CALLEJA (tenor) Performer: L’Orchestra de la Suisse Romande Performer: Marco Armiliato (conductor)

      DECCA 4782720

  • Image for Julius Fucik

    Julius Fucik Entry of the Gladiators

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Libor Pesek (conductor)

    Virgin Classics VC7592852

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Clarinet Quintet: Adagio

    Performer: Thea King (clarinet) Performer: Gabrieli String Quartet

    Hyperion CDA 66107

  • Image for Lionardo Oronzo Salvatore de Leo

    Lionardo Oronzo Salvatore de Leo Concerto in D: mvt II: fugue

    Performer: Musica Antiqua Köln Performer: Reinhard Goebel (director)

    Archive 435 395-2

  • Image for Alexander Borodin

    Alexander Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia

    Performer: The Philharmonia Performer: Geoffrey Simon (conductor)

    Cala CACD1011

  • Image for Percy Grainger

    Percy Grainger In a Nut Shell: The Sumsucker's march

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    CHAN 9493

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Easter Oratorio: Sinfonia

    Performer: Retrospect Ensemble Performer: Matthew Halls (conductor)

    Linn CKD 373

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances: Mvt 1 – Allegro

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

    Avie AV2188

  • Image for Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces Op 43: Butterfly; To Spring

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

    Virgin 7 59300 2

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Violin Concerto in D minor: Rondo

    Performer: Boris Belkin (violin) Performer: Berlin Radio-Symphonie Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)

    Decca 476 7488

  • Image for Marco Uccellini

    Marco Uccellini Aria sopra la Bergamasca

    Performer: Palladian Ensemble

    Linn CKD010

  • Image for Ernest Chausson

    Ernest Chausson Viviane

    Performer: Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse Performer: Michael Plasson (conductor)

    EMI 7478942

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Geheimes

    Performer: Arleen Auger (soprano) Performer: Lambert Orkis (piano)

    Virgin 50999 628595 2 0


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