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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 05 June 2012

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: All Shall Be Well: Exultate Singers, David Ogden - NAXOS 8.57276.

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, conductor Adrian Boult.

10.30am
This week Britain celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, only the second British monarch to celebrate 60 years on the throne. Rob Cowan's guest is the historian Lord Hennessy, who since 1992 has been Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London. He shares his essential pieces of classical music.

11am
Rob's Essential Choice

Brahms: Symphony No. 1
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Adrian Boult (conductor)
ICA ICAC 5019.

Music Played

28 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Waltz in G flat, Op. 70 No. 1

    Performers: Nikita Magaloff (piano)

    NEWTON CLASSICS 880207612

  • Image for Juan del Encina

    Juan del Encina Folia (Hoy comamos y bebamos) c. 1520

    Performers: Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Micahel Behringer (claviorganum)

    ALIA VOX AV 9805

  • 9.06:

    • Image for Antonin Dvorak

      Antonin Dvorak In Nature’s Realm Op. 91

      Performers: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Neumann (conductor)

      SUPRAPHON SU 4090 2

  • 9.21: Rob's Essential CD of the Week

  • 9.31: Artist of the Week - Adrian Boult

    • Image for Gustav Holst

      Gustav Holst The Perfect Fool

      Performers: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Adrian Boult (conductor)

      DECCA 480 2323

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata in G minor BWV 1020

    Performers: Reinhard Goebel (violin), Robert Hill (harpsichord)

    ARCHIV 471 656 2

  • 9.57:

    • Image for Jacques Offenbach

      Jacques Offenbach Overture ‘Orpheus in the Underworld’

      Performers: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

      DECCA 425 848 2

  • Image for Louis Vierne

    Louis Vierne 24 Pieces in Free Style (excerpts): Prelude; Cortege; Canon; Divertissement

    Performers: Colin Walsh (organ of Lincoln Cathedral)

    PRIORY PRCD319

  • 10.20: Artist of the Week - Adrian Boult

    • Image for George Frideric Handel

      George Frideric Handel Deeper and deeper; Waft her, angels (Jephtha)

      Performers: Kenneth McKellar (tenor), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Adrian Boult (conductor)

      DECCA 480 4915

  • 10.30: Lord Hennessy's Choices

    • Image for Sir Edward Elgar

      Sir Edward Elgar Cockaigne (In London Town) Concert Overture

      Performers: Philharmonia Orchestra, John Barbirolli (conductor)

      EMI CDM566323 2

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat D.929: Andante con moto (2nd mvmt)

    Performers: Trio Fontenay

    TELDEC 4509945582

  • 11am: Rob's Essential Choice

    • Image for Johannes Brahms

      Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 1

      Performers: BBC Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult (conductor)

      ICA ICAC 5019

  • 11.45:

    • Chopin trans. Balakirev Romanza from Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor Op. 11

      Performers: James Rhodes (piano)

      SIGNUM CLASSICS SIGCD308

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin
    00:00

    Frédéric Chopin Waltz in G flat, Op. 70 No. 1

  • Image for Juan del Encina
    00:02

    Juan del Encina Folia (Hoy comamos y bebamos) c. 1520

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak
    00:06

    Antonin Dvorak In Nature's Realm Op. 91

  • Image for Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
    00:22
  • Image for Gustav Holst
    00:32

    Gustav Holst The Perfect Fool

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    00:44

    Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata in G minor BWV 1020

  • Image for Jacques Offenbach
    00:57

    Jacques Offenbach Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture

  • Image for Louis Vierne
    01:07

    Louis Vierne 24 Pieces in Free Style (selection)

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    01:21

    George Frideric Handel Deeper and deeper; Waft her, Angels (Jephtha)

  • Image for Sir John Barbirolli
    01:32

    Sir John Barbirolli Cockaigne Overture

    Orchestra: Philhamonia Orchestra.

    EMI

  • Image for Anon
    01:47

    Anon Anon - Our guest this week is Lord Hennessy

  • Image for Franz Schubert
    01:50

    Franz Schubert Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat D.929: Andante con moto

    Teldec

  • Image for Anon
    02:00

    Anon Anon - Our guest this week is Lord Hennessy

  • Image for Johannes Brahms
    02:03

    Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 1

  • 02:48

    Chopin & Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev Romanza from Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11

  • Today's Brainteaser Answer

    Critics' Corner: Rossini, on composing overtures.

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