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Wednesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Start the day with a refreshing choice of music.

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Wed 23 Jun 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Gratulations-Menuett in E flat major

    Performer: Swedish Chamber Orchestra Orebro Performer: Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

    • SIMAX PSC 1283.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sarabande from Partita No.1 in B minor

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova (violin)

    • HYPERION CDA 67691.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Suite No.1 for small orchestra

    Performer: Dallas Symphony Orchestra Performer: Eduardo Mata (conductor)

    • RCA RD 85168.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Midsummer Night's Dream – Scherzo

    Performer: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century Performer: Frans Bruggen (conductor)

    • GLOSSA GCD921101.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Questi vaghi concenti

    Performer: The Consort of Musicke Performer: Anthony Rooley (conductor)

    • DECCA 470 906-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    March in D major KV 249

    Performer: Salzburg Mozart Orchestra Performer: Hans Graf (conductor)

    • CAPRICCIO 10253.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo from Four Ballades Op.10

    Performer: Emil Gilels (piano)

    • MELODIYA MEL CD10 01131.
  • Antonín Dvořák


    Performer: Russian Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Dmitry Yablonsky (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.557352.
  • Arvo Pärt


    Performer: Theatre of Voices Performer: Paul Hillier (conductor)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 907182.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Don Quixote Suite

    Performer: Lucerne Festival Strings Performer: Rudolf Baumgartner (conductor)

    • DG 449 553 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Berenice - Overture

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Kenneth Sillito (conductor)

    • CAPRICCIO 10420.
  • Franz Liszt

    Petite Valse

    Performer: Leslie Howard (piano)

    • HYPERION CAD674147.
  • Béla Bartók - Bagatelle Sz 38 (Op6) No.11: Allegretto molto rubato

    Performer: Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

  • Francis Poulenc

    2 Marches et un intermede FP 88

    Performer: Orchestre National de France Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    • DECCA 452 665 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Schwesterlein; Wach auf, mein' Herzensschöne from 49 German Folksongs

    Performer: Peter Schreier (tenor); Edith Mathis (soprano); Karl Engel (piano)

    • DG 449 087-2.
  • Johann Adolph Scheibe

    Sinfonia in B flat major

    Performer: Concerto Copenhagen Performer: Andrew Manze (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0696.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Ave, Maris Stella

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 66793.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Pique Dame - Overture

    Performer: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Performer: Paul Paray (conductor)

    • MERCURY 434 309 2.
  • Henry Purcell

    Hesperion 20

    Performer: Jordi Savall (conductor)

    • ASTREE E 8536.
  • Denny Sayers

    Sadeger Khosid from 3 Klezmer Melodies

    Performer: Fell Clarinet Quartet

    • DELPHIAN DCD 34083.
  • Leos Janáček

    Death of Ostrap from Taras Bulba

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Christoph von Dohnanyi (conductor)

    • DECCA 430 204 2.
  • Roy Eldridge

    Pluckin' the Bass

    Performer: Cab Calloway and his Orchestra featuring Milt Hinton (bass)

  • James Rhodes

    Danses for harp and string orchestra

    Performer: Lisa Wellbaum (harp) Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    • DG 471 614 2.
  • Padre Antonio Soler

    Sonata in D minor SR 15

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha (piano)

    • DECCA 433920 2.
  • Robert Schumann

    Genoveva Overture Op.81

    Performer: Gewandhaus Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    • DECCA 475 835 2.
  • Denny Sayers

    Raisins & Almonds

    Performer: Fell Clarinet Quartet

    • DELPHIAN DCD 34083.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Concerto for Orchestra – second movement

    Performer: Symphony Orchestra of the National Philharmonic, Warsaw Performer: Witold Rowicki (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 426 663 2.
  • Albert Ketèlbey

    Sanctuary of the Heart

    Performer: Jean Temperley (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: John Lanchbery (conductor)

    • EMI 35239 2.
  • Ariel Ramírez

    El Nacimiento from Maisa Criolla

    Performer: Los Fronterizos; Cantoria de la Basilica del Socorro Performer: Ariel Ramirez (conductor)

    • CD-R.


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