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3 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 18 September 2011

Rob Cowan plays three hours of great music, featuring the best recordings from the archive and the present day.

Dvorak, J.C Bach, Mendelssohn

Pianist Mark Swartzentruber will be in the studio to respond to a blind-tasting of Rob's mystery piece.

Saint-Saëns arrangement of Bach Cantata No 8

Jascha Heifetz plays Spohr Violin Concerto No 8 in A minor

Works by Grieg, Korngold and Tchaikovsky.

Music Played

16 items
  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak I know that on my love to thee (Cypresses No. 1)

    Performers: Panocha Quartet

    Supraphon SU 3815-2, CD 7 T1

  • Image for Johann Christoph Bach

    Johann Christoph Bach Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu seitlich stirbt

    Performers: English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    SDG 715 T4

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Rondo brillant, Op. 29

    Performers: Martin Helmchen (piano), Royal Flemish Philharmonic Orchestra, Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)

    Pentatone PTC 5186 366

  • Image for Manuel de Falla

    Manuel de Falla El Amor Brujo

    Performers: Leontyne Price, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner (conductor)

    Living Stereo 7885387

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks

    Performers: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    Testament 1253

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky 16 Songs for Children, Op. 54 No.10: Lullaby in a Storm

    Performers: Georgi Vinogradov (tenor), Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leonid Piatigorsky (conductor)

    Immortal Performances IPCD 1008-1 Tr 4

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky The Fairy's Kiss - from Scene 1

    Performers: Grand Symphony Orchestra of the All-Union Radio and Television, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (conductor)

    Melodiya MEL CD 10 01833 Tr 1

  • Image for Guillaume de Machaut

    Guillaume de Machaut De toutes flours

    Performers: Orlando Consort

    Archiv Production 477 6731

  • Image for Michael Torke

    Michael Torke Fiji

    Performers: Ensemble 10/10, Clark Rundell (conductor)

    Ecstatic Records 92231

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Andantino from Cantata No. 8

    Performers: Nadejda Vlaeva (piano) Arranger: Camille Saint-Saëns

    Hyperion CDA67873

  • Image for Louis Spohr

    Louis Spohr Violin Concerto No 8 in A minor

    Performers: Jascha Heifetz (violin) , RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra ,Izler Solomon (conductor)

    Naxos 8111371

  • Image for Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt – Anitra's Dance

    Performers: Mie Miki (accordion)

    BIS BIS-CD-1629

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi L'estro armonico: Concerto No. 10

    Performers: Fabio Biondi (violin/Director), Europa Galante

    Virgin Classics 648408 2

  • Image for Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold Die Tote Stadt – Glück, das mir verblieb

    Performers: Carol Neblett (soprano) , René Kollo (tenor), Munich Radio Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

    RCA 88697446602

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Fantasia upon One Note

    Performers: Orchestra of the 18th Century, Franz Bruggen (director)

    Phillips 426 714-2 T1

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Suite No. 2 in C, Op. 53

    Performers: Leningrad Philharmonic, Aleksander Dimitriev

    Melodiya MEL CD 1000969


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