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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan shares his musical enthusiasms including music by Kreisler, Dvorak and Nielsen, plus a look at this week's Specialist Classical Chart.

3 hours

Last on

Tue 10 Aug 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Percy Grainger

    Handel in the Strand (edited by Dana Paul Perna)

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Andrew Orton (leader) Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN 9584.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Suite No. 1, Op 43: VI Gavotte (Allegro)

    Performer: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN9587.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    24 Caprices for solo violin, Op 1: No. 8 in E flat major

    Performer: Julia Fischer (violin)

    • DECCA 4782274.
  • Vincenzo Albrici

    Sonata a 5

    Performer: Musica Antiqua Koln Performer: Reinhard Goebel

    • Archiv Produktion 4596192.
  • Franz Schubert

    Overture in the Italian Style in D major D 591

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    • Warner Classics 2564623232.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rhapsodie in E flat major No. 4 from 4 Klavierstucke Op 119

    Performer: Gerhard Oppitz (piano)

    • BMG Classics RD 69246.
  • Eric Coates

    The Dam Busters March

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Reginald Kilbey (conductor)

    • Classics for Pleasure CDB7625572.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Serse: Ombra mai fu

    Performer: Fritz Wunderlich (tenor) Performer: Bayerisches Staatsorchester Performer: Hans Muller-Kray (conductor)

    • Emi Classics 5099962952521.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Light Cavalry Overture

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

    • DECCA 4757930.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo alla Turka, K 331

    Performer: Jonathan Woods (harpsichord)

    • Allegro PCD1086.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B minor: Gloria in excelsis Deo

    Performer: Dunedin Consort and Players Performer: John Butt (director) Performer: Robert Quinney (organ)

    • Linn Records CKD 354.
  • Jules Massenet

    Thais: Meditation

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 476339932.
  • John Foulds - Keltic Lament (from Keltic Suite) Op 29

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Performer: Ronald Corp (conductor)

  • Franz Schubert

    Die Schone Mullerin, Op 25 D 795: Das Wandern

    Performer: Mark Padmore (tenor) Performer: Paul Lewis (piano)

    • Hamronia Mundi HMU907519.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15: III Rondo (Allegro Scherzando)

    Performer: Paul Lewis (piano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

    • Harmonia Mundi HMC90205355.
  • Fritz Kreisler


    Performer: Nigel Kennedy (violin) Performer: John Lenehan (piano)

    • EMI Classics 724355662620.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Aladdin, FS 89 – suite (1919): I Oriental Festival March; II Aladdin's Dream and Dance of

    Performer: San Francisco Symphony Performer: Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

    • Decca 4609852.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Amore Traditore, BWV 203

    Performer: Dietrich Henschel (baritone) Performer: Michael Behringer (harpsichord)

    • Hanssler 20204.
  • Friedrich Gulda


    Performer: Friedrich Gulda (piano)

    • Sony Classical SX2K48082.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Violin Concerto: Romance (Andante – 2nd Mvt)

    Performer: Gil Shaham (violin) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andre Previn (conductor)

    • DG 4398862.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Abu Hassan, J 106

    Performer: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Performer: Antoni Wit (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8570296.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Fantasie in C minor, K 475

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • DECCA 4486292.
  • Edward Elgar

    Light out of Darkness, The Light of Life, Op. 29

    Performer: London Symphony Chorus Performer: Stephen Westrop (chorus master) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN 9208.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto Grosso in D major, Op 6 No. 4

    Performer: Le Concert Des Nations Performer: Jordi Savall (direction)

    • Alia vox AVSA98771.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Sextet in A major, Op 48: III Furiant, Presto

    Performer: Boston Symphony Chamber Players

    • Apex 75596792.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo and Juliet: I Juliet the Young Girl; Masques; Dance of the Knights

    Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic Performer: Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

    • Sheffield Labl 100432G.


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