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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents great pieces, great performances and a few surprises. Including A Song Without Words by Mendelssohn, one of BBC Radio 3's four Composers of the Year in 2009.

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

0702

GRIEG
Intermezzo from Symphony in C minor
Norwegian Radio Orchestra
Conductor Ari Rasilainen
Apex 2564604582 Tr 6

0708

BRAHMS
Rhapsody No 2 in G minor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 88697 035102 CD 1 T5

0715

DURUFLE
Introit & Kyrie from Requiem
Jeremy Filsell, organ
Vasari Singers
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Signum Classics SIGCD163 Tr 9-10

0724

HAYDN
Intermezzo from Sonata for cello and piano
Pierre Fournier, cello
Lamar Crowson, piano
DG 447349-2 CD2 T5

0731

MENDELSSOHN
Overture: Ruy Bliss, op 95
London Symphony Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, conductor
DG 423 104-2 Tr 6

0740

VIVALDI
Concerto for Violin in G minor RV328
Shlomo Mintz, violin and direction
Israel Chamber Orchestra
Nimbus NI2500-4 CD 5 Tr 1-3

0749

DELIBES
Flower Duet from Lakme
Natalie Dessay, soprano
Delphine Haidan, mezzo-soprano
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson, conductor
EMI 5099926422923 CD 3 Tr 15

0754

COATES
Knightsbridge Suite from London Suite
BBC Concert Orchestra
Vernon Handley, conductor
BMG75605570032 Tr 4

0803

MENDELSSOHN
Songs without Words: op 38 No 6, Duetto
Daniel Barenboim, piano
DG 415118-2 T.12

0805

RAMEAU
Ouverture, Menuet & Air Gay from Les Paladins
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Gustav Leonhardt, conductor
Philips 432968-2 Tr 1-3

0813

DVORAK
Song to the Moon from Rusalka
Juoko Harjanne, trumpet
Norwegian Radio Orchestra
Conductor Ari Rasilainen
Finlandia 3984-29721-2 Tr 12

0820

TCHAIKOVSKY
The Nightingale, op 60, no 4
Elisabeth Soderstrom, soprano
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
Decca 436204-2 Tr 3

0823

RACHMANINOV
Prelude No 21 in B minor, op 32 no 10
Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano
EMI CDH7637882 Tr 31

0831

HANDEL
Scoglio d’immota fronte from Scipione
Sandrine Piau, Berenice
Les Talens Lyriques
Chritophe Rousset, conductor
FNAC 592245 CD 2 Tr 21

0836

CHERUBINI
Overture from Anacreon
Kolner Rundfunk-Sonfonie-Orchester
Gunter Wand, conductor
Profil PH05007 Tr 6

0847

TALLIS
The Lamentations of Jeremiah: 1st Lesson
Lay Clerks of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
Timothy Byram-Wigfield, director
Delphian DCD34068 T 1

0856

MOZART
Rondo Concertante in B flat, K269
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Alexander Janicek, violin & direction
LINN CKD287 Tr 11

0904

KHACHATURIAN arr The Bekova Sisters
Adagio from Spartakus
The Bekova Sisters
Chandos 9364 Tr 7

0913

WEINBERGER
Polka & Fugue from Schwanda
Eastman-Rochester POPS Orchestra
Frederick Fennell, conductor
Mercury 434356-2 Tr 14

0921

ALBINONI
Sonata No 1 in G major
Ensemble 415
Chiara Banchini
Zig Zag ZZT090202 Tr 17-20

0931

PUCCINI
Vogliatemi bene from Madame Butterfly
Renata Tebaldi, Butterfly
Carlo Bergonzi, Pinkerton
Orchestra e coro dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Roma
Conductor Tullio Serafin
Decca 4781393 CD 1 Tr 16

0940

ELGAR/ROOKE
Three Movements for Piano Trio
The Fibonacci Sequence
Dutton CDLX7220 Tr 1-3

0957

MENDELSSOHN
Andante espressivo from Songs without Words op 62
Schollmann/Abiton guitar duo
Largo 5101 Tr 3

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