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Friday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Music to discover, rediscover and lift the spirits.

3 hours

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Fri 25 Jun 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Come ye sons of art away - birthday song for Queen Mary (Z.323), Sound the Trumpet

    Performer: Michael Chance (countertenor) Performer: James Bowman (countertenor) Performer: The King’s Consort

    • HYPERION KING 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No.38 in D major K504 "Prague"

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelík (conductor)

    • DENON CO-79728.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Suite in D major TWV 55

    Performer: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMX 2901795.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'eau

    Performer: François-Joël Thiollier (piano)

    • NAXOS 8.551193.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Andante in B K.315

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer (oboe) Performer: Mahler Chamber Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 476 235-2.
  • James Rhodes

    Tarantelle styrienne (Danse)

    Performer: Orchestre National de France Performer: Eliahu Inbal (conductor)

    • BRILLIANT CLASSICS 6430/4.
  • Kopylov

    Polka

    Performer: Dante Quartet

    • AV CD QS 6229.
  • John Taverner

    O Christe Jesu, pastor bone

    Performer: Alamire Performer: David Skinner (director)

    • OBSIDIAN CD705.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Trio for clarinet, cello and piano (Op.38) in E flat major

    Performer: arr. from "Septet" (Op.20), IV Theme and Variations Performer: Ib Hausmann (clarinet) Performer: Maria Kliegel (cello) Performer: Nina Tichman (piano)

    • NAXOS 8.570943.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance op.46 no.4 in F major

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelík (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 457 712-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in D major K382

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida (piano) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Jeffrey Tate (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 475 7306.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 61, Aria "Komm, Jesu, komm zu deiner Kirche"

    Performer: Werner Güra (tenor) Performer: Concentus Musicus Wien Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI 88697602662.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    49th Parallel: Prelude

    Performer: RTE Concert Orchestra Performer: Andrew Penny (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.556835.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

    Performer: Stephen Cleobury (organ)

    • PRIORY PRDVD3.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake – Act 4 Finale

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

    • ONDINE ODE 1167-2D.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus; Act 3 See the conqu'ring hero come!, March

    Performer: U.C. Berkeley Chamber Chorus Performer: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Performer: Nicholas McGegan (director)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 907077.78.
  • Czerny

    Character Etude op.755

    Performer: Martin Jones (piano)

    • NIMBUS NI 5864.
  • Richard Wagner - Gotterdammerung; Funeral March

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

  • Roman

    Sinfonia in D minor, BeRI 27

    Performer: REBaroque Performer: Maria Lindal (director)

    • PROPRIUS PRCD 2044.
  • Adams

    Lollapalooza

    Performer: Hallé Orchestra Performer: Kent Nagano (conductor)

    • NONESUCH 524842-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ertodt uns durch Dein' Gute BWV 22

    Arranger: Harriet Cohen Performer: Hubert Harry (piano)

    • ROYSS MUSIC CD H 190-05.
  • Parsons

    The Song called Trumpets

    Performer: Rose Consort of Viols

    • NAXOS 8.554284.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rhapsody no.2 in G minor (Op.79)

    Performer: Radu Lupu (piano)

    • DECCA 478 2397.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Overture Preciosa

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Karl Münchinger (conductor)

    • DECCA 470 261-2.
  • Vogelweide

    Konig-Friedrich-Ton

    Performer: Ute Kreidler (vocals) Performer: Knut Rossler (saxophone) Performer: Johannes Vogt (lute) Performer: Werner Goos (percussion) Performer: Gunter Lenz (bass)

    • ACT 9496-2.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Suite from the Gadfly, VIII Romance

    Performer: Yuri Torchinsky (violin) Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10183.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Ardo, avvampo

    Performer: Wyn Evans (tenor) Performer: John Elwes (tenor) Performer: Heinrich Schutz Choir Performer: Roger Norrington (conductor)

    • DECCA 470 906-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chaconne (for the left hand)

    Arranger: Brahms Performer: Leon Fleischer (piano)

    • Recorded live at Aldeburgh.

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