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Wednesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Elgar to Ellington, Mozart to Makeba - wide-ranging music to begin the day.

3 hours

Last on

Wed 7 Jul 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Sonata "La Pastorella"

    Performer: Romanesca

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 90713435.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in E major Op 116 No. 6

    Performer: Nicholas Angelich (piano)

    • VIRGIN 379 302 2.
  • Johann Adam Hiller

    Overture - Die Jagd

    Performer: Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig Performer: Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

    • VKJK 0507.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No.8 – Chorus mysticus

    Performer: Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor Performer: Wiener Singverein Performer: Wiener Sangerknaben Performer: Wiener Philharmonic Performer: Leonard Bernstein (conductor) Performer: Rudolf Scholz (organ)

    • DG 477 8668.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Dance of the Persian Slaves from Khovanshchina

    Arranger: Rimsky Korsakov Performer: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • EMI CDC749043 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068

    Performer: Henryk Szeryng (violin) Performer: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 416 771-2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Minuets Hob: 9:16 No.s 6-8

    Performer: Philharmonia Hungarica Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    • DECCA 476 7693.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Andaluza

    Performer: Alica de Larrocha (piano)

    • NEWTON 8802009.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Sinfonia for wind instruments

    Performer: Camarata Budapest Performer: Laszlo Kovacs (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.557492.
  • Giacomo Carissimi

    Partenza dalla sua Donna (duet)

    Performer: Agnès Mellon (soprano); René Jacobs (counter-tenor) Performer: Konrad Junghänel (theorbo)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HM901262.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Waltz Op 69 No. 2 in B minor

    Performer: Alesandre Tharaud (piano)

  • Jean Sibelius

    Violin Concerto Op 47 – third movement

    Performer: David Oistrakh (violin) Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Eugene Ormandy (conductor)

    • SONY SBK47659.
  • George Frideric Handel

    "Pensa, Oh Bella" from Scipione

    Performer: Derek Lee Ragin (alto) Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (director)

    • APARTE AP005.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Pygmalion, overture

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (director)

    • OISEAU LYRE 455 293 2.
  • James Rhodes

    La Cour des lys from Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien

    Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    • DECCA 430 240-2.
  • Robert Schumann

    Summer Song

    Performer: London Schubert Chorale Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDJ33104.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dance Op 45 No. 2

    Performer: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Performer: David Zinman (conductor)

    • TELARC CD80331.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Credo from Coronation Mass K 317

    Performer: Winchester Cathedral Choir Performer: Winchester College Quiristers Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • OISEAU LYRE 436 585 2.
  • Richard Wagner - The Master Singer, overture

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: George Szell (conductor)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue No. 18 in G sharp minor

    Performer: Friedrich Gulda (piano)

    • PHILIPS 446 545-2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Quadro in B flat major

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • OISEAU LYRE 411 949-2.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Nicht widersehen!

    Arranger: Berio Performer: Thomas Hampson (baritone) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Luciano Berio (conductor)

    • TELDEC 9031740022.
  • Dag Wirén

    Serenade Op 11

    Performer: Guildhall String Ensemble Performer: Robert Salter (conductor)

    • RCA RD 60439.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Polonaise Op 53

    Performer: Arthur Rubenstein (piano)

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