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Friday - Rob Cowan

Breakfast on Radio 3 with Rob Cowan. Wake up to music, news - and the occasional surprise.

3 hours

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Fri 19 Mar 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Gabriel Pierné

    Marche des petits soldats de plomb (March of the little lead soldiers) from Album pour mes

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Paul Tortelier (conductor)

    • VIRGO 5 61109 2.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Romance in G major, Op.26

    Performer: Gil Shaham (violin) Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 449 923-2.
  • Percy Grainger

    The Hunter in his Career

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA66884.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Overture to the Bartered Bride

    Performer: Prague National Theatre Orchestra Performer: Zdeněk Chalabala (conductor)

    • SUPRAPHON 11 1115-2.
  • Max Reger

    Aria from Suite for cello and piano (Op 103a No. 3, orig. violin and piano)

    Performer: Pieter Wispelwey (cello) Performer: Paolo Giacometti (piano)

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Die Tageszeiten (cantata): Der Morgen (morning)

    Performer: Mechthild Georg (soprano) Performer: Freiburg Vocal Ensemble Performer: Collegium Musicum Freiburg Performer: Wolfgang Schäfer (conductor)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Variations 28-30 from the Goldberg Variations BWV 988

    Arranger: Rheinberger / Reger Performer: Yaara Tal (piano) Performer: Andreas Groethuysen (piano)

    • SONY CLASSICAL 88697526962.
  • Albert Ketèlbey

    Bells Across the Meadows

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: John Lanchbery (conductor)

    • CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE 2 28285 2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric Pieces book 8, No. 6: Wedding day at Troldhaugen

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 57296 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Mazurka in C major, Op 67 No. 3

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson (piano)

  • Aram Khachaturian

    3 Dances from Gayane: Young men's dance; Dance of Nune and the girls; Gayane's dance

    Performer: All-Union Radio and Television Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra Performer: Dzhansug Kakhidze (conductor)

    • MELODIYA MEL CD 10 01599.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto No. 4 in A minor RV 357

    Performer: Andrew Manze (violin/director) Performer: La Stravaganza Köln

    • DENON CO-75598.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Adagio from Symphony No. 4

    Arranger: Rees Williams Performer: The David Rees-Williams Trio

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Madame Butterfly: Aria: Un bel dì vedremo (One fine day we'll see)

    Performer: Renata Scotto, Butterfly (soprano) Performer: Rome Opera Orchestra Performer: Sir John Barbirolli (conductor)

    • EMI ANGEL CDC-7 47848 2.
  • Carl Stamitz

    Quartet for flute, violin, viola and basso continuo in A major, Op 4 No. 6

    Performer: Camerata Köln

    • CPO 999 737-2.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Le Jazz

    Performer: Lubomír Pánek Singers Performer: Prague Symphony Orchestra Performer: Zbyněk Vostřák (conductor)

    • SUPRAPHON SU 3058-2 011.
  • George Harrison

    Here Comes the Sun

    Performer: Christian Rivet (archlute)

    • NAÏVE AM 183.
  • Robert Ballard

    Branles de village (Village dances)

    Performer: Göran Söllscher

  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto for organ in B flat major Op 4 No. 6

    Performer: Richard Egarr (organ/director) Performer: The Academy of Ancient Music

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 807446.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Overture: The Ruler of the Spirits

    Performer: Russian National Orchestra Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 453 486-2.
  • Robert Schumann

    Stille Tränen (silent tears) Op 35 No.10

    Performer: Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone) Performer: Imogen Cooper (piano)

    • PHILIPS ELOQUENCE 476 9974.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Overture: Proud Thames

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

    • LYRITA SRCD 288.
  • André Caplet

    Viens, une flute invisible soupire (come, an invisible flute sighs)

    Performer: Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor) Performer: Emmanuel Pahud (flute) Performer: Jérôme Ducros (piano)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 216621 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata for piano in E flat major, K 282

    Performer: Evgeni Koroliov (piano)

    • PROFIL PH06015.
  • Traditional - Shenandoah

    Arranger: Tom Scott Performer: Leonard Warren (baritone) Performer: Studio Orchestra Performer: Morris Levine (conductor)

  • Samuel Wesley

    Wash Me Throughly

    Performer: David Rees-Williams Trio



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