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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 10 April 2012

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: this week (9th-13th April) performances from guitarist David Russell from his album The Grandeur of the Baroque: TELARC 33223-02

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the Berlin Staatskapelle.

10.30am
This week marks the centenary of the ill-fated maiden voyage of one of the most famous ships in history, the White Star liner Titanic, which set sail from Southampton on 10 April 1912, and sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic five days later with the loss of 1500 lives. Rob Cowan's guest is the historian Richard Davenport-Hines, author of 'Titanic Lives'. Richard introduces his essential pieces of classical music.

11am
Rob's Essential Choice

Bruckner
Symphony No 8 in C minor, Finale
Preussische Staatskapelle Berlin
Herbert Von Karajan (conductor)
KOCH 3-1448-2.

Music Played

20 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for François-Joseph Gossec

    François-Joseph Gossec Tambourin

    Performers: James Galway (flute), National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt (conductor)

    RCA 60917

  • 9.01: Rob's CD of the Week

    • Image for Louis Couperin

      Louis Couperin 26th Ordre

      Performers: David Russell (guitar)

      TELARC 33223-02

  • Image for Johann Christoph Bach

    Johann Christoph Bach Symphony in G minor, Op. 6 No. 6

    Performers: Concerto Koln

    CAPRICCIO 10283

  • 9.30: Artist of the Week - Daniel Barenboim

    • Image for Richard Wagner

      Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Overture: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

      Performers: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

      TELDEC 4509-99595-2

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Fetes (from Nocturnes)

    Performers: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch (conductor)

    RCA RED SEAL 82876 59416-2

  • 9.48: Artist of the Week - Daniel Barenboim

    • Image for Franz Liszt

      Franz Liszt Vallée d'Obermann (Années de Pèlerinage, Year 1, Switzerland)

      Performers: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

      DG 415 670-2

  • Image for Alexander Borodin

    Alexander Borodin Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

    Performers: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

    DG 4158512

  • 10.30: Richard Davenport-Hines' Choices

    • Image for Schreker

      Schreker Chamber Symphony

      Performers: Camerata Academica Salzburg, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)

      EMI CDC 556813-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ave Verum Corpus

    Performers: Choir of Winchester Cathedral, David Hill (conductor)

    VIRGIN CLASSICS VCS 545340-2

  • 11am: Rob's Essential Choice

    • Image for Anton Bruckner

      Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Finale

      Performers: Preussische Staatskapelle Berlin, Herbert Von Karajan (conductor)

      KOCH  3-1448-2

  • Image for François-Joseph Gossec
    00:00
  • Image for François Couperin
    00:02

    François Couperin 26th Ordre

  • Image for Johann Christian Bach
    00:15

    Johann Christian Bach Symphony in G minor Op. 6 No. 6

  • Image for Richard Wagner
    00:32

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Overture: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:44

    Claude Debussy Fetes (from Nocturnes)

  • Image for Franz Liszt
    00:53

    Franz Liszt Vallee d'Obermann (Annees de Pelerinage, Year 1)

  • Image for Alexander Borodin
    01:17

    Alexander Borodin Polovtsian Dances (from Prince Igor)

  • Image for Franz Schreker
    01:35

    Franz Schreker Chamber Symphony (last three movements)

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    01:52

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ave Verum Corpus

  • Image for Anton Bruckner
    02:02

    Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 8 in C minor (finale)

  • Today's Brainteaser Answer

    Critics' Corner: the composer being described was Liszt.

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