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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan shares his personal choice of music. Plus a Free Thought.

7:03

MENDELSSOHN
Song without words for piano (Op.19 No.3) Molto allegro vivace in A major ‘Jägerlied’
Murray Perahia (piano)
SONY CLASSICAL SK 66511, Tr.5

7:05

PURCELL
Music from King Arthur
(Trumpet Tune; Symphony; Song Tune 1: ‘Round Thy Shores’; Warlike Consort)
Alison Balsom (natural trumpet)
Quentin Thomas (organ)
EMI CLASSICS 5 75683 2, Tr.3-6

7:12

SIBELIUS
Presto for strings
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä (conductor)
BIS-CD-1485, Tr.4

7:19

MONTEVERDI
Zefiro torna, e’l bel tempo (Zephyr returns, and with him fair weather)
Delitiae Musicae
Marco Longhini (director)
NAXOS 8.555312-13, CD1 Tr.5

7:24

FRESCOBALDI / CASSADÓ arr. TOISTER
Toccata for violoncello and strings (Grave – Allegro giusto)
Jian Wang (cello)
Camerata Salzburg
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 474 236-2, Tr.9

7:31

BEETHOVEN
6 Variations, Op.76
Cédric Tiberghien (piano)
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901775, Tr.4

7:39

PAER
Overture to Sargino
English Chamber Orchestra
Richard Bonynge (conductor)
DECCA 466 434-2, CD2 Tr.9

7:46

JC BACH
Introitus and Kyrie from the Requiem Mass
Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Bach-Collegium Stuttgart
Helmuth Rilling (director)
HÄNSSLER-CLASSIC CD-Nr.98.911, CD2 Tr.2

7:53

DVOŘÁK
Finale (Vivace, ma non troppo) from String Quartet no.12 in F major, Op.96 – ‘American’
Emerson String Quartet
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 445 551-2, Tr.4

8:03

RACHMANINOV
Vocalise (vers. for violin and piano)
Nicola Benedetti (violin)
Alexei Grynyuk (piano)
DECCA 476 3399, Tr.7

8:10

DITTERSDORF
Allegro assai (final movement) from ‘La Prise de la Bastille’
– Symphony in C major for
large orchestra
Concerto Köln
CAPRICCIO 10 280, Tr.9

8:17

JS BACH
Prelude from the Partita for violin solo no.3 (BWV.1006) in E major
Julia Fischer (violin)
PENTATONE CLASSICS PTC 5186 072, CD2 Tr.10

8:20

R STRAUSS
Die Nacht (Op.10 No.3)
(from ‘8 songs to poems from Hermann Gilm’s ‘Letzte Blätter’)
Anne Schwanewilms (soprano)
Roger Vignoles (piano)
HYPERION CDA67588, Tr.1

8:24

COATES
March from ‘The Dam Busters’
BBC Philharmonic
Rumon Gamba (conductor)
CHANDOS CHAN 241-12, CD1 Tr.6

8:31

PONCE
Prélude
Andrés Segovia (guitar)
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 477 8133, CD2 Tr.2

8:33: Free Thought from Amanda Hopkinson

8:35

NIELSEN
Dance Ballad (chorus)
from Springtime in Fünen
The University Choir ‘Little Muko’
Odense Symphony Orchestra
Tamás Vetö (conductor)
(soloists: Inga Nielsen – soprano; Kim Von Binzer – tenor; Jørgen Klint – bass)
REGIS RRC 1134, Tr.6
8:40

BORODIN
Polovtsian Dances from ‘Prince Igor’
Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
André Cluytens (conductor)
EMI CLASSICS 5 74763 2, Tr.6
8:55

ROSSI
Un peccator pentito (‘a repentant sinner’)
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie (director)
VIRGIN CLASSICS 3 38154 2, Tr.3

9:01

DELIBES
Flower duet: Sous le dôme épais le jasmine (‘under the thick dome of jasmine’) from Lakmé
Joan Sutherland (soprano: Lakmé)
Jane Berbié (mezzo-soprano: Mallika)
L’Orchestre National de l’Opéra de Monte-Carlo
Richard Bonynge (conductor)
DECCA 480 2594, Tr.1

9:07

POULENC
Concerto for piano and orchestra
Gabriel Tacchino (piano)
Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
Georges Prêtre (conductor)
EMI CLASSICS 6 95584 2, CD1 Tr.8-10

9:27

HANDEL arr. ZIELKE
Lascia ch’io pianga from Rinaldo
Rolf Zielke Sextet
NEU KLANG NCD4040, Tr.4

9:33

SHOSTAKOVICH
Scherzo from Symphony no.10
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Leopold Stokowski (conductor)
CHICAGO SYMPHONY CSO90/12, Tr.2

9:40

SAINT-SAËNS
Sonata for oboe, Op.166
Nicholas Daniel (oboe)
Julius Drake (piano)
CALA CACD 1017, CD2 Tr.11-13

9:51

BUXTEHUDE
Aria: Wie eine Rose in de Dornen
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)
Bach-Orchester Berlin
Carl Gorvin (conductor)
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 463 517-2, Tr.12

9:55

SIBELIUS
Scherzo from Symphony no.1
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Colin Davis (conductor)
LSO Live LSO0191, CD1 Tr.3

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