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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents music to discover, rediscover and lift the spirits. Plus part of a series of Free Thoughts.

7.03

MOSZKOWSKI
Caprice Espagnol
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
GALTON CONCERT PRODUCTIONS T.9

7.09

ELGAR
Elegy for strings Op.58
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419 191 2 Tr 5

7.14

VIVALDI
Lauda Jerusalem RV 609
Musica Fiata; La Capella Ducale
Roland Wilson
DHM 88697318702 Tr 23

7.23

TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No.4 in F minor Op.36 – Scherzo
Orchestra
Leopold Stokowski
EMI 698570 2 CD8 Tr 28

7.31

MOZART
Der Schauspieldirektor K486
Tafelmusik
Bruno Weil
SONY SK46695 Tr 3

7.36

BRUCH
String Quintet in E flat major – movement 4
Henschel Quartett
NEOS 30901 Tr 8

7.43

BACH
Oboe Concerto in D minor BWV 1059
Tim Garland (soprano saxophone)
Northern Sinfonia
Bradley Creswick
AUDIO B ABCD 5025 Tr 1-3

7.55

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Symphony No.8 in D minor - Scherzo
Orchestra
Leopold Stokowski
EMI 698570 2 CD8 Tr 27

8.03

VERDI
Aida – ballet music from Act 2, scene 2
The MET Orchestra
James Levine
SONY SK52489 Tr 9

8.09
JOHANN MICHAEL HAYDN
Et incarnates est from Mass in honour of St Ursula (Chiemsee Mass)
Munich Motet Choir
Munich Residence Orchestra
Hans Rudolf Zöbeley
PROFIL PH06026 Tr 4

8.13

GLAZUNOV
Autumn from The Seasons
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
José Serebrier
WARNER 2564 614 342 Tr 17

8.14

GLAZUNOV
Scherzo from Symphony No.5
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/José Serebrier
WARNER 2564 614 342 Tr 2

8.19

SCHUBERT
Polonaise in B flat major for violin and orchestra
Gidon Kremer (violin)
London Symphony Orchestra
Emil Tchakarov
DG 431 168 2 Tr 3

8.26

HANDEL
Ombra mai fu from Serse
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano)
Il Giardino Armonica
Giovanni Antonini
DECCA 478 1521 CD2 Tr 2

8.31

DEBUSSY
Preludes Book 1 - No.11: La Danse de Puck
Nelson Freire (piano)
DECCA 478 1111 Tr 11

8.34 FREE THOUGHT by LINDSAY JOHNS

8.36

BRAHMS
Hungarian Dance No.10 in F major
Danubia Orchestra Obuda/Domonkos Héja
WARNER 2564 69284-2 Tr 10

8.39

HUMMEL
Trumpet Concerto in E flat major
Michel Cuvit (trumpet)
Swiss Romande Orchestra
Ernest Ansermet
DECCA 480 0378 Tr 12-14

8.57

MINGUS
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus (bass)
John Handy, Booker Ervin, Shafi Hadi (saxophones)
Horace Parlan (piano)
Dannie Richmond (drums)
COLUMBIA CK64624 Tr 2

9.04

HANDEL
Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened
Choir of King’s College Cambridge
Academy of Ancient Music
Stephen Cleobury
EMI CDC 557 140 2 Tr 4-6

9.13

TCHAIKOVSKY
Scene and Waltz of the Snowflakes from The Nutcracker
Kirov Orchestra
Valery Gergiev
PHILIPS 462 114 2 Tr 10

9.20

STRAUSS
Morgen Op.27 No.4; Ruhe, meine Seele Op.27 No.1
Jessye Norman (soprano)
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Kurt Masur
PHILIPS 475 8507 Tr 6 & tr 8

9.30

RACHMANINOV arr CARMEN DRAGON
Prelude in C-sharp minor
Leonard Pennario (piano)
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Carmen Dragon
ROYAL CLASSICS ROY 6465 Tr 8

9.37

BEETHOVEN
Piano Quartet in C major, WoO 36 No.3
New Zealand Piano Quartet
NAXOS 8.570998 Tr 1-3

9.54

KERN arr. MAX HARRIS
All the things you are
Yehudi Menuhin, Stephane Grappelli (violins)
Alan Clare/Max Harris (piano)
Lenny Bush (bass); Ronnie Verrell (drums)
EMI 6985302 CD2 Tr 7

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