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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents a lively mix of music. Including A Song Without Words by Mendelssohn, one of BBC Radio 3's four Composers of the Year.

With Rob Cowan.

The complete Breakfast playlist is posted online after the programme has been broadcast.

07:03

TELEMANN
Concerto for oboe d’amore, strings and basso continuo TWV 51:e2
Albrecht Mayer (oboe d’amore)
Berliner Barock Solisten
Rainer Kussmaul (director)
EMI CDC557 232 2 Tr 1-3

07:10

MARTIN
Studies for string orchestra No.2 (Pizzicato)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Thierry Fischer (conductor)
DG 435 383 2 Tr 12

07:13

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Fantasia on Russian Themes
Nathan Milstein (violin)
Unknown Orchestra
Robert Irving (conductor)
EMI ZDMF 0777 64830 CD6 Tr 7

07:24

MENDELSSOHN
Ye Spotted Snakes from Midsummer Night’s Dream
Hanneke van Bork (soprano)
Alfreda Hodgson (soprano)
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (conductor)
BELART 461 3452 10 Tr 4

07:31

MEDTNER
Primavera from Forgotten Melodies Op.39
Marc-André (piano)
HYPERION CDA67578 Tr 11

07:36

REVUELTAS
Sensemayá
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Edwardo Mata (conductor)
BMG 74321 30986-2 CD1 Tr 1

07:42

JS BACH
Harpsichord Concerto in F minor BWV 1056
Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord and director)
The English Consort
ARCHIV 413 634 2 CD2 Tr 4-6

07:53

DELIUS
Intermezzo from Fennimore and Gerda
English Chamber Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim (conductor)
DG 442 8333 Tr 13

08:03

MENDELSSOHN
Venetian Gondola Song
Song without Words Op.19 No.6
Andrés Segovia (guitar)
DG 477 813 3 CD2 Tr 8

08:08

IBERT
Hommage à Mozart
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Charles Dutoit (conductor)
DECCA 440 332 2 Tr 7

08:13

PURCELL
Close thine eyes and sleep secure
Hannah Morrison (soprano)
Konstantin Wolff (bass)
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie (director)
VIRGIN CLASSICS 395 144 2 Tr 13

08:16

ARNOLD
Scottish Dances
Philharmonia Orchestra
Robert Irving (conductor)
EMI 7243 566 120 2 Tr 39-42

08:25

PETE SEEGER
If I had a hammer
Aleksei Sergeiev (bass)
Red Army Ensemble
Boris Alexander
EMI 3920 312 Tr 20

08:31

HAYDN
Piano Sonata No.58 in C major Hob 16:48
András Schiff (piano)
TELDEC 0630171412 CD1 Tr 8-9

08:44

SIBELIUS
Valse Triste Op.44
Berlin Pharilharmonic
Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
DG 413 755 2 Tr 3

08:51

CORELLI
Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.7 in D
The Brandenburg Consort
Roy Goodman (director)
HYPERION CDA667412 CD2 Tr 1-5

09:01

MENDELSSOHN
String Quartet No.3, Op. 44 No.1, Third Movement
Guarneri Quartet
ARABESQUE Z 6714 Tr 2

09:08

CHOPIN
Fantasy on Polish National Airs
Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra
Jerzy Maksymiuk (conductor)
EMI 0946 371472 2 CD2 Tr 1

09:22

FALLA
Psyché
Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)
Annie Challan (harp)
Jena-Claude Gérard (flute)
Trio à cordes français
EMI 50999 237 595 2 CD2 Tr 7

09:29

SCHUBERT
Ballet Music No.2 from Rosamunde
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)
VIRGIN CLASSICS VC7915152 Tr 9

09:37

MOZART
Menuet KV 355
Christian Zacharias (piano)
MDG 340 0961-2 Tr 4

09:40

DVORAK
Legends Op.59 No.3
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
PHILIPS 464 647-2 Tr 3

09:45

SAINT-SAËNS
Africa Op.89
Stephen Hough (piano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)
HYPERION CAD 67331 CD2 Tr 8

09:55

MENDELSSOHN
Violin concerto in D minor
Gidon Kremer (violin)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 427 338-2 Tr 6

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