Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Rob Cowan

With Rob Cowan. Includes Fucik: Florentiner March. Khachaturian: Adagio (Spartacus). F Strauss: Concerto in C minor for horn and orchestra. Vivaldi: Overture (La Verita in Cimento).

With Rob Cowan.

Featuring popular ballet music by Khachaturian, a concerto by Richard Strauss's father and part of a rarely heard early score by Berlioz.


Fucik: Florentiner March
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Vaclav Neumann (conductor)
Teldec 8.42337, Tr 1


Stenhammar: Ballad - Florez and Blanzeflor
Ingvar Wixell (baritone)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchetra
Stig Westerberg (conductor)
EMI CDM5 65082-2, Tr 10


Corelli: Concerto grosso in D, Op 6 No 4
Ensemble 415
Chiara Banchini (violin/director)
Jesper Christensen (harpsichord/director)
Harmonia Mundi HMX 2901406 (D1), Trs 20-22


Faure: Scherzo (Piano Quartet No 1)
Hyperion CDA 66166, Tr 2


Khachaturian: Adagio (Spartacus)
USSR Symphony Orchestra
Aram Khachaturian (conductor)
Melodiya 74321 59056-2 D2, Tr 8


Piazzolla arr Leonid Desyatnikov: Primavera portena (The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires)
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer (violin/director)
Nonesuch 79568-2, Tr 16


Brahms: Finale (Serenade No 2 in A)
London Symphony Orchestra
Istvan Kertesz (conductor)
Decca 421 628-2, Tr 11


Handel: Minuet, Bouree and Hornpipe (Water Music Suite in F)
London Classical Players
Roger Norrington (conductor)
Virgin VC5 45265-2, Trs 6-8


Luiz Bonfa arr Kormendi: Manha de carnival
I Salonisti
Decca 425 228-2, Tr 17


Franz Strauss: Horn Concerto in C minor
Zdenek Tylsar (horn)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Vaclav Neumann (conductor)
Supraphon SU 3892-2, Trs 7-9


Vivaldi: Overture (La verita' in cimento)
L'Arte dell'Arco
Christopher Hogwood (director)
Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 0542 77501-2, Trs 8-10


Bach: Fugue in B minor (on a theme of Corelli), BWV579
Peter Hurford (organ of the church of Our Lady of Sorrows, Toronto)
Decca 444 410-2 D3, Tr 2


Finzi: Eclogue for piano and orchestra
Peter Donohoe (piano)
Northern Sinfonia
Howard Griffiths (conductor)
Naxos 8.555766, Tr 4


Mendelssohn arr Mendelssohn: Scherzo (Octet for Strings)
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Charles Munch (conductor)
EMI CZS5 75477-2 D2, Tr 1


Berlioz: Marguerite's Romance and Soldiers' Chorus (Eight Scenes from Faust, Op 1)
Susan Graham (soprano)
Pierre Vincent Plante (cor anglais)
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Charles Dutoit (conductor)
Decca 475 097-2, Tr 7


Bach arr Walton: What God hath done is rightly done (The Wise Virgins)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Louis Fremaux (conductor)
EMI CZS5 73998-2 D2, Tr 23


Tippett: Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Michael Tippett (conductor)
Virgin CUV5 61326-2, Tr 4


Lennon/McCartney arr Krticka: Eleanor Rigby
Wihan Quartet
Lotos LT 0102-2 131, Tr 1


Beethoven: Piano Sonata in G, Op 14 No 2
Gerhard Oppitz (piano)
Hänssler Classic CD 98.203, Trs 8-10


Messager: Solo de concours
Michael Collins (clarinet)
Kathryn Stott (piano)
EMI CDC7 54419-2, Tr 12.

3 hours

Last on

Fri 3 Apr 2009 07:00


Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

Here's everything you need to know about our competition for amateur composers.

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

How many of these rousing music questions can you answer?

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

How listening to R3 Breakfast can reduce stress, aid mindfulness and cure morning breath.

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.

Chilled – five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

Chilled –  five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg (a handy pianist) chips the ice off favourite classical scores.

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

We're inviting singers to mark 100 years of UK women's suffrage with a new choral work.