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Wednesday - Rob Cowan

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

3 hours

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Wed 10 Feb 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Antonio Salieri

    Overture to 'Falstaff, ossia Le tre burle' (Falstaff, or the 3 jokes)

    Performer: London Mozart Players Performer: Matthias Bamert (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9877.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric Pieces book 4, Op.47; No.3: Melody

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

    • EMI Classics 0094639439928.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Motet: Der Herr ist König

    Performer: Cantus Cölln Performer: Konrad Junghänel (director)

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI 05472 77305 2.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Andante e Rondo ungarese in C minor Op.35 for bassoon and string quartet

    Performer: (originally for bassoon and orchestra, transcribed Michael Rot) Performer: Milan Turković (bassoon) Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Quartet

    • CAMERATA CM-15036~7.
  • Franz Schubert

    Nacht und träume, D.827

    Performer: Antoine Tamestit (viola) Performer: Markus Hadulla (piano)

    • NAÏVE V 5219.
  • George Gershwin

    Overture to 'Girl Crazy'

    Performer: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Élégie in E flat minor from Morceaux de fantasie, Op.3

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • DECCA 475 6198.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for 2 violins, viola and basso continuo (TWV.43:A4) in A major]

    Performer: usica Alta Ripa

    • MDG 309 1450-2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Scherzo Fuga from Quartet for strings in E minor

    Performer: Delmé String Quartet

    • HYPERION CDA66317.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo Concertante in B flat major

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Alexander Janiczek (violin/director)

    • LINN CKD 287.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Le Papillon et la Fleur (the butterfly and the flower)

    Performer: Véronique Gens (soprano) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 5 45360 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Academic Festival Overture, Op.80

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • WARNER CLASSICS 2564 62768-2.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Gloria in Excelsis Deo & Laudamus Te (Missa S. Emidio)

    Performer: Veronica Cangemi (soprano) Performer: Coro della Radiotelevisione Svizzera Performer: Orchestra Mozart Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • ARCHIV 477 8463.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Air and Gigue from French Suite no.4 in E flat major, BWV.815

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (pianoforte)

    • STRADIVARIUS STR 33335].
  • Arthur Benjamin

    Cotillon Suite

    Performer: London Pops Orchestra Performer: Frederick Fennell (conductor)

  • Gustav Mahler

    Hans und Grete (from Lieder und Gesänge)

    Performer: Stephan Genz (baritone) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA67392.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Solemn March from Khovanschina (Act 4 Scene 2, Red Square)

    Performer: State Symphony Orchestra of Russia

    • RCA RED SEAL 09026 68406 2.
  • York Bowen

    Scherzo: Allegro molto from Piano concerto no.1 in E flat, Op.11

    Performer: Michael Dussek (piano) Performer: BBC Concerto Orchestra Performer: Vernon Handley (conductor)

  • Giuseppe Tartini

    Violin Concerto in B flat major, Op.1 No.12

    Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin) Performer: The Raglan Baroque Players Performer: Nicholas Kraemer (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67345.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Song to the Moon from Rusalka

    Performer: Kate Royal (soprano) Performer: Orchestra of English National Opera Performer: Edward Gardner (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 2 68192 2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    'Youth' Symphony in D minor

    Performer: Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)

    • DECCA 476 7692.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Albumleaf, Op.117

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 453 061-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D.965

    Performer: Sandrine Piau (soprano) Performer: Antoine Tamestit (viola) Performer: Markus Hadulla (piano)

    • NAÏVE V 5219.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Ruslan and Ludmila (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 460 977-2.
  • George Gershwin

    My Man's Gone Now (Porgy & Bess)

    Performer: Leontyne Price (soprano) Performer: RCA Victor Orchestra Performer: Skitch Henderson (conductor)

    • RCA RED SEAL 09026 63312 2.


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