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Rob Cowan

2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 29 April 2012

Rob Cowan presents music with a theme of travel, including Nielsen's Imaginary Journey to the Faroe Islands, and Grieg's Overture "In Autumn". He also introduces Mozarts Violin Sonata K 301 and this week's Bach Cantata, Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12, in a 1972 performance by the late Gustav Leonhardt who died in January.

Music Played

18 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Die Zauberflöte: "Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja"

    Performers: Hermann Prey (baritone), Staatskapelle Dresden, Otmar Suiter (conductor)

    Berlin Classics, 0300338BBC

  • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Voyevoda: Overture

    Performers: USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Kozhukhar (conductor)

    Melodiya, MEL CD 10 01869

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12

    Performers: Gustav Leonhardt, Tölzer Knabenchor & King's College Choir, Leonhardt Consort, Paul Esswood, Kurt Equiluz, Max van Egmond,

    Teldec, 2564664202

  • Image for Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin

    Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin Poeme in F sharp Op. 32, No. 1

    Performers: Vladimir Sofronitzky (piano)

    Philips, 456 970-2

  • Image for Franz Schmidt

    Franz Schmidt Notre Dame: Intermezzo

    Performers: Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam, Yakov Kreizberg (conductor)

    Pentatone, PTC 5186 461

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dance in F, Op. 46 No. 4

    Performers: Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Tabachnik (conductor)

    Brussels Philharmonic Recordings, BPR0002, 8

  • Image for Josef Lanner

    Josef Lanner Pesth Waltzes

    Performers: Concerto Köln, Sarband

    Deutsche Grammophon, 00289 477 5420, 13

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt La lugubre gondola

    Performers: Thomas Demenga (cello), Thomas Larcher (piano)

    ECM, 476 3022, 15

  • Image for Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg Overture: In Autumn

    Performers: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Sir Thomas Beecham

    EMI, 5099967876327, 12

  • Image for Henri Duparc

    Henri Duparc L'Invitation au voyage

    Performers: Maggie Teyte (soprano), Orch, Leslie Heward (conductor)

    EMI, 724356519824, 9

  • Image for Carlos Chávez

    Carlos Chávez Sinfonia India

    Performers: Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Eduardo Mata (conductor)

    Dorian, DSL-90914, 11

  • Image for Carl Nielsen

    Carl Nielsen An imaginary journey to the Faroe Islands

    Performers: Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra

    EMI, 724356975828

  • Image for Antonio Caldara

    Antonio Caldara Te decus virgineum

    Performers: Academia Montis Regalis, Alessandro de Marchi (conductor)

    Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, 88691926042

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage

    Performers: SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg, Hans Zender (conductor)

    Glor, GCO9281, 5

  • Image for Giovanni Bottesini

    Giovanni Bottesini Passione Amorose

    Performers: Thomas Martin, Franco Petracchi, LSO directed by Matthew Gibson

    Naxos, 8.570398

  • Image for Germaine Tailleferre

    Germaine Tailleferre Ouverture

    Performers: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, directed by Georges Tzipine

    EMI, 5 85204 2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Sonata in G, K301

    Performers: Hilary Hahn (violin), Natalie Zhu (piano)

    Deutsche Grammophon, 477 5572

  • Image for Emmanuel Chabrier

    Emmanuel Chabrier Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Le Roi Malgré Lui: Morceau d'ensemble (Act 2)

    Performers: Barbara Hendricks, Peter Jeffes, Chris de Moor, Jean Philippe-Lafonte, Isabelle Garcisanz, Gino Quillico, French Radio Chorus and Nouvel Philharmonic Orchestra of French Radio, Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    Warner Classics, 2564 66213-2, CD2, tr3


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