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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents music, news and the occasional surprise. Including at 8.00am A Song Without Words by Mendelssohn, one of BBC Radio 3's four Composers of the Year.

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

With Rob Cowan.

07:03

STRADELLA
Sinfonia in D major from Il Barcheggio (serenata)
Crispian Steele-Perkins, trumpet
The Parley of Instruments
Peter Holman, organ
HYPERION CDA67359 Tr.21-24

07:09

VERDI
Ballet Music from Macbeth
BBC Philharmonic
Edward Downes, conductor
CHANDOS CHAN 9510 Tr.10-12

07:21

ERNST
Elegy
Ilya Gringolts, violin
Ashley Wass, piano
HYPERION CDA67619 Tr.13

07:31

SCOTT
Lotus Land Op.47/1
Leslie De'Ath, piano
DUTTON CDLX 7224 CD.1 Tr.1

07:36

BERLIOZ
Les Francs-juges - overture
London Classical Players
Roger Norrington
VIRGIN CLASSICS 0946 363286 2 1 Tr.6

07:48

MOZART
Die Entführung aus dem Serail - Constanze! dich wieder zu sehen
Jozsef Reti
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
Adam Medveczky
HUNGAROTON HCD 12927 Tr.7

07:54

VERDI
Dance music from Un Ballo in maschera
Eastman Wind Ensemble
Frederick Fennell
MERCURY 432 591-2 CD.2 Tr.5

08:03

MENDELSSOHN
Song without words : Spinnerlied (Spinning Song), Op 67 No 4
Rudolf Serkin (piano)
CBS MAESTRO M2YK 45675 CD.1 Tr.9

08:05

PROKOFIEV
Romeo and Juliet suite no. 1 - Folk dance; The street awakens; Madrigal; The arrival of the guests
Swiss Romande Orchestra
Armin Jordan, conductor
ERATO 2292-45817-2 Tr.8-11

08:18

KARAS
The Harry Lime theme (from The Third Man)
Roby Lakatos (violin) and his ensemble
DG 471 562-2

08:21

MONTEVERDI
Cruda Amarilli (5th book madrigals)
Concerto Italiano
Rinaldo Alessandrini, director
OPUS 111 OPS 30-166 Tr.1

08:25

BRAHMS
Scherzo-Allegro (FAE Sonata)
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Lars Vogt, piano
EMI CDC5575252 Tr.11
NB ON VCS - I don't have the disc

08:33

CHAGRIN
Helter skelter, or The girl with the hiccups - comedy overture
LPO
John Pritchard
LYRITA SRCD.318 Tr.5

08:40

MOZART
Abendempfindung (Abend ist's) for voice and piano (K.523)
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano
Peter Serkin, piano
HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 907500 Tr.12

08:48

BACH
Brandenburg concerto no. 1 (BWV.1046)
Academy of Ancient Music
Richard Egarr
HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 807461.62 CD.1 Tr.1-4

09:10

PUCCINI
Crisantemi (arr. for string orchestra)
Israel Chamber Orchestra
Yoav Talmi
CHANDOS CHAN8593 Tr.11

09:18

JONGEN
Symphonie Concertante Op.81 - Toccata (Moto perpetuo) Allegro moderato
Virgil Fox, organ
Orchestre du Theatre National de l'Opera
Georges Pretre
EMI 5 65075 2 Tr.4

09:25

GRIEG
Wedding day at Troldhaugen (Lyric Pieces Bk.8)
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 5 57296 2 Tr.19

09:32

Charles WILLIAMS
Devil's Galop
Charles Williams and his Concert Orchestra
EMI 566676 2 Tr.1

09:35

SMETANA
Ma vlast - Vltava [Moldau]
Berlin Philharmonic
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
DG 413 587-2 Tr.1

09:48

MENDELSSOHN
String Quartet in F minor Op.80 - Finale Allegro Moderato
Sharon Quartet
BRILLIANT CLASSICS 93888 CD.20 Tr.8

09:55

Handel
Ombra mau fu (Serse)
Andreas Scholl, counter tenor
Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin
HARMONIA MUNDI HMX 2901685 Tr.7

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