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Rob Cowan

2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 03 June 2012

Rob Cowan's Sunday selection of music includes memories of the great guitarist Andras Segovia who died 25 years ago this weekend, including his performance of the Concerto del sur by Manuel Maria Ponce. Rob also includes music by Martinu and Bartok, and this week's Bach Cantata is BWV 129, Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott conducted by Karl Richter and featuring Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

Music Played

17 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Arabesque No. 2

    Performers: Jean-Bernard Pommier (piano)

    Virgin, 5 62261 2, Disc 1, track 15

  • Image for Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov

    Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov Serenade Espagnole for cello and orchestra, Op. 30 No. 2

    Performers: Yacov Slobodkin (cello), The Small Orchestra of the Committee by Radio and Information, A. Kovalev (conductor)

    Melodiya, MEL CD 10 01753, Track 4

  • Image for Emmanuel Chabrier

    Emmanuel Chabrier Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Bourrée fantasque

    Arranger: Felix Mottl Performers: Lamoureux Concert Orchestra, Yutaka Sado (conductor)

    Elatus, 2564 60683-2, Track 5

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata: Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott BVW 129

    Performers: Richter, Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra, Mathis, Reynolds, Fischer Dieskau

    Arkiv, 1975, Tks 13 – 17

  • Image for Henry Fillmore

    Henry Fillmore Rolling Thunder

    Performers: Eastman Wind Ensemble, Frederick Fennell (conductor)

    Mercury, 432 019-2, Track 14

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Fugitive visions, Op.22

    Arranger: Rudolf Barshai Performers: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics, 9010/9, Tks 1 - 15

  • Image for Manuel María Ponce

    Manuel María Ponce Concerto del sur, i - Allegro Moderato, ii – Andante, iii - Allegro Moderato e Festivo

    Performers: Andrés Segovia - Symphony Of The Air - Enrique Jorda

    Deutsche Grammophon, 471 438-2, CD1 Tks 5 – 7

  • Image for Manuel de Falla

    Manuel de Falla 7 Spanish popular Songs

    Performers: Ann-Maria Iriarte with Roger Machado at the piano

    EMI Classics, 5 69235 2, CD 4 Tks 7 -13

  • Image for Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Spanish Dance from Swan Lake

    Performers: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet (cond.)

    Brilliant Classics, 93980/12, CD 12 Tk 16

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Chaconne (from Partita for violin solo no 2 in d minor arr Segovia for guitar)

    Arranger: Andrés Segovia Performers: Andrés Segovia

    Deutsche Grammophon, 028947460923, Track 15

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Presto WoO 52

    Performers: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

    Chandos, CHAN 10720(3), CD 3, Tk 11

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Largo in C major BWV1005

    Performers: Skip Sempé, Olivier Fortin (harpsichords)

    Auvidis, E 8645, Track 3

  • Martinu Violin sonata no 2

    Performers: Bohuslav Matousek piano: Petr Adamec

    Supraphon, 3412-2132, CD 1 Tracks 2-4

  • Image for Béla Bartók

    Béla Bartók Hungarian Sketches, Sz97

    Performers: Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Zoltán Kocsis (conductor)

    Hungaroton, HSACD 32510, Tracks 8-12

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 26 in E flat, K.184

    Performers: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Karl Böhm (conductor)

    Philips, 438 524-2, Disc 1, tracks 6-8

  • Image for Georges Bizet

    Georges Bizet Serenade (Fair Maid of Perth)

    Performers: Heddle Nash (tenor), orchestra/Clarence Raybould

    Testament, SBT 0132, Disc 9, Track 7

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Tolomeo: Silent Worship

    Performers: Heddle Nash (tenor), Gerald Moore (piano)

    Dutton, CDLX 7031, 13


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