Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Wednesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents wide-ranging music from Elgar to Ellington and Mozart to Makeba. Including a Winter Waltz.

3 hours

Last on

Wed 16 Dec 2009 07:00

Music Played

  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Prelude: Khovanshchina

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

    • TESTAMENT SBT2 1439.
  • Gustav Holst

    Suite No.1 for Military Band

    Performer: Cleveland Symphonic Winds Performer: Frederic Fennell (conductor)

    • TELARC CD-80038.
  • Hans Leo Hassler

    Ach, weh des Leiden

    Performer: The King's Singers

    • EMI 50999 2 07063 2.
  • Nicola Matteis

    Diverse bizzarie Sopra la Vecchia Sarabanda ò pur Ciaccona

    Performer: Gli Incogniti Performer: Amandine Beyer (violin / director)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Overture: The Marriage of Figaro

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • TELARC CD80388.
  • Maurice Duruflé

    Ubi caritas et amor (4 motets on Gregorian themes)

    Performer: Vasari Singers Performer: Jeremy Backhouse (conductor)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations BWV 988

    Performer: Variations 29, 30 & Aria Performer: Dong Hyek Lim (piano)

    • EMI 2159782.
  • Walter Leigh

    Concertino for Harpsichord & Strings

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord) Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Braithwaite (conductor)

    • LYRITA SRCD 289.
  • Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Les Patineurs – Ballet (Entrée)

    Performer: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Jean Martinon (conductor)

    • DECCA 475 7209.
  • Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse

    Valse Ballet

    Performer: Angela Brownridge (piano)

    • EMI EMX 9507.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in G Major RV303

    Performer: Giuliano Carmignola (violin) Performer: Venice Baroque Orchestra Performer: Andrea Marcon (director)

    • ARCHIV 00289 477 8387.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Variations on a Theme of Paganini

    Arranger: Roger Harvey Performer: London Brass Performer: Roger Harvey (director)

    • WARNER CLASSICS 2564 686170.
  • Robert Schumann

    Ich wandelte unter den Bäumen (Liederkreis Op.24)

    Performer: Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Michael Gees (piano)

    • RCA 74321 73235-2.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Overture: Phaeton

    Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre Performer: Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    • WARNER APEX 2564 62184-2.
  • Georges Bizet

    Le dis que rien ne m'epouvante (Micaela's Aria) - Carmen

    Performer: Ileana Cotrubas (soprano) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 469 121-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Fantasie in F Minor

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

  • Sasha Johnson Manning

    The Carol Singer's Carol:

    Performer: Manchester Carollers, Performer: Northern Chamber Orchestra, Performer: Richard Tanner (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.572469.
  • Béla Bartók - Village Dance (Two Pictures)

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Toccata from Symphony No.5

    Performer: Jeanne Demessieux (organ of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral) Performer: (Jeanne Demessieux Vol 3)

    • FESTIVO FECD 141.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet in D Major Op.18 No.3

    Performer: The Beethoven String Quartet

    • MELODIYA MEL CD10 01348.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die schone Mullerin

    Performer: Morgengruss Performer: Fritz Wunderlich (tenor) Performer: Hubert Giesen (piano)

    • HANSSLER CD 93.180.
  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    The Jewels of the Madonna –Intermezzo No.2

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • TESTAMENT SBT 1327.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fur Elise Wo059

    Performer: Livia Rev (piano)

    • HELIOS CDH 55194.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Badinerie from the B Minor Suite

    Performer: Julius Baker (flute) Performer: Boris Barere (piano)

    • CEMBAL D’AMOUR CD 127.
  • Edward Elgar

    Softly and gently (The Angel's Farewell) - The Dream of Gerontius

    Performer: Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Hallé Choir and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Performer: Ambrosian Singers Performer: Hallé Orchestra Performer: Sir John Barbirolli (conductor)

    • EMI 50999 5 08087-2.


Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

Here's everything you need to know about our competition for amateur composers.

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

How many of these rousing music questions can you answer?

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

How listening to R3 Breakfast can reduce stress, aid mindfulness and cure morning breath.

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.

Chilled – five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

Chilled –  five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg (a handy pianist) chips the ice off favourite classical scores.

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

We're inviting singers to mark 100 years of UK women's suffrage with a new choral work.