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Thursday - Rob Cowan

Breakfast on Radio 3 with Rob Cowan. Great pieces, great performances - and a few surprises!

3 hours

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Thu 4 Feb 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    La Capricieuse, Op.17

    Arranger: Heifetz Performer: Itzhak Perlman (violin) Performer: Samuel Sanders (piano)

    • EMI CDC 7 49604 2.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Dance of the Comedians from The Bartered Bride

    Performer: Academy of Saint Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 422 959-2.
  • Juan de Araujo

    ¡A, de la región de luces! (O denizens of the region of light!)

    Performer: Ex Cathedra Consort & Baroque Ensemble Performer: Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67600.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sarabande from Suite for keyboard no.4 in E minor

    Performer: Sophie Yates (harpsichord)

    • CHACONNE CHAN 0669.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Turandot: Overture and Act II March, J.75

    Performer: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Performer: Antoni Wit (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.570296.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Duet: Ich wollt' meine Lieb' ergösse sich (I want to declare my love to you), Op.63 No.1

    Performer: Sophie Daneman (soprano) Performer: Nathan Berg (baritone) Performer: Eugene Asti (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA66906.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Duet: Gruss (Greeting), Op.63 No.3

    Performer: Sophie Daneman (soprano) Performer: Nathan Berg (baritone) Performer: Eugene Asti (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA66906.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for strings in A major, RV.158

    Performer: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Performer: Jeanne Lamon (conductor)

    • ANALEKTA FL 2 3171.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Odelette, Op.162 (vers. for flute and piano)

    Performer: William Bennett (flute) Performer: Clifford Benson (piano)

    • CALA CACD 1017.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Turandot (Scherzo) from Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber

    Performer: The Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor)

    • MUSICAL ARTS ASSOCIATION MAA-01032-B.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Danse des mirlitons (dance of the reed pipes) from The Nutcracker suite

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 449 726-2.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and Allegro in A major, Op.70

    Performer: Daniil Shafran (cello) Performer: Anton Ginsburg (piano)

    • AULOS MUSIC AMC2 013.
  • William Walton

    Magnificat from the Chichester Service

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: James Vivian (organ) Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67330.
  • Gustav Holst

    A Fugal Concerto

    Performer: Ruth Bolister (oboe) Performer: Kate Hill (flute) Performer: Elgar Chamber Orchestra Performer: Stephen Bell (conductor)

    • ASV CD DCA 1173.
  • Carlos Guastavino

    Mi viña de Chapanay (Vine of Chapanay)

    Performer: Bernarda Fink (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Carmen Piazzini (piano)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901892.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso (Op.6 No.5) in D major

    Performer: Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields Performer: Iona Brown (director)

    • PHILIPS 476 5312.
  • Richard Strauss

    Scherzo – Trio from String Quartet in A major, Op.2

    Performer: The Delmé String Quartet

    • HYPERION CDA66317.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Allegro vivace from Violin concerto in D minor

    Performer: Valery Klimov (violin) Performer: The USSR Academic Symphony Orchestra Performer: Yevgeny Svetlanov (conductor)

    • OLYMPIA OCD 135.
  • Johann Friedrich Doles

    Wer bin ich, Herr?

    Performer: Vocal Concert Dresden Performer: Dresden Instrumental Concert Performer: Peter Kopp (conductor)

    • CARUS 83.263.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wachet aur, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV.645

    Arranger: Busoni Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SK 66511.
  • Granville Bantock

    Pierrot of the Minute

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vernon Handley (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67395.
  • Robert Schumann

    Langsam & Nicht schnell, mit viel Ton zu spielen from 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op.102

    Performer: Paul Meyer (clarinet) Performer: Eric Le Sage (piano)

    • DENON CO-75960.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin

    Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 476 8501.

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