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Thursday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Listen to music by the music teacher of the royal children of Louis XIV, Gibbons and Taverner, Grieg and Ravel, and plenty of surprises too.

3 hours

Last on

Thu 22 Apr 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fur Elise

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • DECCA 417 751-2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Peer Gynt Suite No. 1: Anitra's Dance; In the Hall of the Mountain King

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Per Dreier (conductor)

    • RPO RECORDS CD RPO 5003.
  • John Taverner

    Western Wind Mass, Sanctus

    Performer: Ars Nova Copenhagen Performer: Paul Hillier (conductor)

    • ARS NOVA 8.226050.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Household Music, Variations I – VIII

    Performer: Lajos Lencses (oboe) Performer: Budapest Strings Performer: Bela Banfalvi (conductor)

    • CAPRICCIO 5035.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Lullaby in a Storm from Children's Songs Op 54 No. 10

    Arranger: Volodos Performer: Arcadi Volodos (piano)

    • SONY 8869 7568872.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Menuet antique

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 438 745-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in A minor K 310: III Presto

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

    • PHILIPS 412 741-2.
  • Henry Purcell

    Chacony a 4 for strings (Z 730) in G minor

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Jaime Laredo (director)

    • IMP PCD 802.
  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    Suite in D minor of Four Pieces by F. Chopin: IV Finale (Scherzo)

    Performer: USSR Symphony Orchestra

    • Evgeni Svetlanov (conductor).
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    The Well Tempered Clavier Prelude and Fugue BWV 846

    Performer: Till Fellner (piano)

    • ECM NEW SERIES 476 0482.
  • James Rhodes

    Clair de lune trans. Stokowski

    Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor)

    • EMI 7243 5 55592 2 7.
  • François Couperin

    Les Baricades misterieuses trans. Adès

    Performer: Composers Ensemble Performer: Thomas Adès (conductor)

    • EMI 7243 5 57610 2 6.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in C sharp minor Op 3 No 2

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenzay (piano)

    • DECCA 455 237-2.
  • Flotsam and Jetsam

    What was the matter with Rachmaninoff?

    Performer: BC Hilliam (piano/voice) Performer: Malcom McEachern (voice)

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Violin Concerto No. 2: 2nd mvt

    Performer: Jascha Heifetz (violin) Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Munch (conductor)

    • RCA RED SEAL 8869 7 21742.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Faust, Act 1 No. 7 Ronde du Veau d'or

    Performer: Evgeny Nesterenko (Mepistopheles) Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Performer: Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 420 164-2.
  • Paul Dukas

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    Performer: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Mariss Jansons (conductor)

    • EMI CDD 7 64291 2.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Schön Rosmarin

    Performer: Joshua Bell (violin) Performer: Paul Coker (piano)

    • DECCA 475 6175.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    Galliard for 6 viols

    Performer: Rose Consort of Viols

    • NAXOS 8.550603.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Sonata No. 5 in A flat major D 557

    Performer: Radu Lapu (piano)

    • DECCA 478 2340.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo and Juliet, The Young Juliet

    Performer: Lawrence Power (viola) Performer: Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMN 911756.
  • William Byrd

    Ave verum corpus

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Performer: Sir David Willcocks (conductor)

    • EMI 50999 6 8859220.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Introduction and rondo capriccioso for violin and orchestra Op 28

    Performer: Ruggiero Ricci (violin) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Piero Gamba (conductor)

    • DECCA 452 309-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Se tutti i mali miei - aria for soprano and orchestra K 83

    Performer: Natalie Dessay (soprano) Performer: Orchestre de l’Opera de Lyon Performer: Theodor Guschlbauer (conductor)

    • EMI 7243 5 55386 2 8.
  • Franz Liszt

    Beside a Spring from the first Years of Pilgrimage

    Performer: Jeffrey Reid Baker (synthesizer)

  • Richard Strauss

    Symphonic Fragment from The Love of Danae, Piu tranquillo

    Arranger: Clemens Krauss Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Zubin Mehta (conductor)

    • SONY SK 47197.
  • Flotsam and Jetsam

    Polonaise in The Mall

    Performer: BC Hilliam (piano/voice) Performer: Malcom McEachern (voice)

  • Franz Schubert

    Rosamunde Overture

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 420 715-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata Ich habe genung (aria) BWV 82a

    Performer: Ian Bostridge (tenor) Performer: Fabio Biondi (violin)

    • EMI 50999 4 57496 2 9.


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