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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents a refreshing choice of music. 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.

7:03

DVORAK
Slavonic Dance Op.72 No.1 in B major
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Zdenek Kosler (conductor)
NAXOS 8.550143 T9

7:09

J C BACH
Trio Sonata in C Major
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute)
Isaac Stern (violin)
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
SONY SMK 64509 T7 - 9

7:19

SAINT-SAENS
Romance (Suite in D Major for Orchestra)
Tapiola Sinfonietta
Jean-Jacques Kantorow (conductor)
BIS CD-1040 T7

7:26

MOZART
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (1st movement)
John Fletcher (4 multi-tracked tubas)
DECCA 289 467 746-2 D2 T8

7:32

NIELSEN
Oriental Festive March (Aladdin Suite)
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)
DECCA 460 985-2 D2 T6

7:36

Pierre PHALESE
'Battle Sequence'
(Pavane sur la bataille / Gaillarde sur la bataille / Premier branle de la guerre / Branle (de la guerre))
Currende Consort
Erik van Nevel (conductor)
ETCETERA KTC 1380 D4 T9

7:43

ROGERS / HART
Little Girl Blue
Keith Jarret (piano)
Gary Peacock (bass)
Jack DeJohnette (drums)
ECM 521 717-2 T2

7:50

BACH orch. Elgar
Fantasia & Fugue in C Minor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Adrian Boult (conductor)
EMI CDM7 63133-2 T1 & 2

8:03

SONG WITHOUT WORDS
MENDELSSOHN arr. Carl Friedberg
Sweet Remembrance (Song Without words Op.19 No.1)
Jascha Heifetz (violin)
Emanuel Bay (piano)
(rec. Oct 18th 1946)
RCA 09026 61737-2 D2 T6

8:08

JANACEK
Prelude: The Makropoulos Affair
Pro Arte Orchestra
Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)
Testament SBT 1325 T6

8:13

VICTORIA
Ave Maria for Double Choir
The Tallis Scholars
Peter Philips (conductor)
Gimell 454 990-2 D1 T2

8:18

STRAVINSKY
Tarantella / Se tu m'ami / Toccata / Gavotte with 2 Variations / Vivo (Pulcinella)
Diana Montague (mezzo-soprano)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Robert Craft (conductor)
Koch KIC-CD-7470 T13 - 17

8:29

FALLA arr. Kreisler
Spanish Dance No.1 (La Vida Breve)
Ivry Gitlis (violin)
Shuku Iwasaki (piano)
EMI CDC7 54774-2 T10

8:34

KREISLER arr. Rachmaninov
Liebesfreud
Roland Pöntinen (piano)
BIS CD-661 T12

8:41

BARBER
The Monk and His Cat

BERNSTEIN
My House
Felicity Lott (soprano)
Graham Johnson (piano)
Black Box BBM 3007 T16 & 26

8:47

KHACHATURIAN
5 Pieces from Gayaneh
Boston Pops Orchestra
Arthur Fiedler (conductor)
RCA 09026 68132-2 T5 - 9

9:01

BACH
Sonata for Flute & Harpsichord in E Flat BWV 1031
Wilbert Hazelzet (flute)
Henk Bouman (harpsichord)
Archiv 471 656-2 D8 T8 - 10

9:11

DEBUSSY arr. Tomita
The Engulfed Cathedral
Isao Tomita (synthesisers)
RCA 09026 63588-2 T6

9:20

MENDELSSOHN
Nocturne (A Midsummer Night’s Deam)
Orchestre des Champs-Elysées
Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)
Harmonia Mundi HMC 901502 T6

9:25

BRITTEN
Helena! Hermia! Demetrius! Lysander! (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Delme Bryn-Jones (baritone)
Kenneth McDonald (tenor)
Elizabeth Robson (soprano)
Anne Howells (soprano)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Georg Solti (conductor)
Decca 480 0952 D1 T7

9:32

LISZT
Piano Concerto No.1
Richard Farrell (piano), Hallé Orchestra
George Weldon (conductor)
Atoll ACD 208 D2 T13 – 16

9:53

HONEGGER
Pacific 231
Tonhalle Orchestra, Zurich
David Zinman (conductor)
Decca 455 352-2 T8

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