Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Wednesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Music from Finland by Sibelius and Rautavaara, Masonic Funeral Music by Mozart, and a Fantastic Scherzo by Schubert together with other surprises from Rob's rucksack.

3 hours

Last on

Wed 28 Apr 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Percy Grainger

    Country Gardens (version for Stokowski, 1950)

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI 5564122.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Andante Festivo

    Performer: Lahti Symphony Orchestra Performer: Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

    • BIS CD1265.
  • Ludwig August Lebrun

    Oboe Concerto No. 3: Rondo

    Performer: Heinz Holliger (oboe) Performer: Camerata Bern Performer: Thomas Füri (conductor)

    • ARCHIV 4717242.
  • Anton Stepanovich Arensky

    Suite No. 1 for two pianos Op 15: Waltz

    Performer: Nina Schumann and Luis Magalhães (pianos)

    • TWO PIANISTS 1039022.
  • Étienne Moulinié

    Air de la Ridicule 'Rompez les charmes du sommeil…'

    Performer: La Poème Harmonique Performer: Vincent Dumestre (director)

    • ALPHA 005.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Choral Prelude 'Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ' BWV 639

    Arranger: Wilhelm Kempf Performer: Stanislav Bunin (piano)

    • EMI CDD7639042.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Prometheus Overture

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • TELDEC 0630131402.
  • Aaron Copland

    The Boatmen's Dance

    Performer: Willard White (bass) Performer: Graeme McNaught (piano)

    • CHANDOS CHAN8960.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Romance in F Op 36 for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Johannes Moser (cello) Performer: SWR Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Performer: Fabrice Bollon (conductor)

    • HANSSLER CD93222.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Concertante piece for clarinet & basset horn No. 2 in D minor Op 114

    Performer: Sharon Kam (clarinet) Performer: Johannes Peitz (basset horn) Performer: MDR Sinfonieorchester Performer: Gregor Bühl (conductor)

    • BERLIN CLASSICS 0017792BC.
  • Franz Liszt

    The Maiden's Wish (transcription from Chopin song Op 74)

    Performer: Claudio Arrau (piano)

    • PHILIPS 4323322.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus: Sion now (tune your harps)

    Performer: Maria Soledad de la Rosa (soprano) Performer: Mariana Rewerski (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Chœur de Chambre de Namur Performer: Les Agrémens Performer: Leonardo Gardía Alarcón (conductor)

    • AMBONAY AMY024.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Masonic Funeral Music

    Performer: Berliner Philharmoniker Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • SONY SK48385.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ständchen D 920

    Performer: Astrid Pilzecker (mezzo) Performer: Männerchor des Rundfunkchores Berlin Performer: Bernd Casper (piano) Performer: Martin Flämig (conductor)

    • CAPRICCIO 67136/8.
  • Aaron Copland

    Rodeo – Four Dance Episodes: Hoedown

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Aaron Copland (conductor)

    • SONY SM3K46559.
  • Louis Couperin

    1st Book of Harpsichord Pieces (4th ordre): La Marche des Gris-vêtus; Le Réveil-matin

    Performer: Christophe Rousset (harpsichord)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMX2901450.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Symphony No. 7 (Angel of Light): 3rd movement – Come un sogno

    Performer: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Leif Segerstam (conductor)

    • ONDINE ODE8692.
  • Trad.

    Milonga

    Arranger: PeÑa Performer: Paco Peña (guitar)

    • DECCA 4756151.
  • Johannes Brahms

    String Quintet Op 111 in G major: 3rd movement

    Performer: Belcea Quartet

    • EMI 5576612.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture from Suite in A minor for treble recorder TWV 55:a2

    Performer: Maurice Steger (recorder) Performer: Akadamie für Alte Musik Berlin Performer: Stephan Mai (leader/director)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC901917.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rusalka: O Silver Moon

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

    • EMI 2691922.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo Fantastique

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    • SONY SMK45843.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Three Elizabethan Songs

    Performer: Laudibus Performer: Mike Brewer (conductor)

    • DELPHIAN DCD34074.
  • James Rhodes

    2nd Arabesque

    Performer: Liviá Rév (piano)

    • SAGA SCD9020.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Roman Carnival

    Performer: Anima Eterna Brugge Performer: Jos van Immerseel (conductor)

    • ZIG ZAG ZZT100101.
  • Cole Porter

    Get out of town

    Performer: Fred Hersch (piano)

    • NONESUCH 796122.

Broadcast

Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

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

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.

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?

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.