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Wednesday - Rob Cowan

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

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Wed 18 Aug 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance Op 46 No. 5 in A major

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jean Martinon (conductor)

    • DECCA 476 274 2.
  • John Ireland

    The Holy Boy

    Performer: Maggini Quartet

    • NAXOS 8.557777.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ruins of Athens - overture

    Performer: Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig Performer: Vaclac Neumann (conductor)

    • TELDEC 843410.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto Op 10 No. 5 in A major

    Performer: I Solisti Veneti Performer: Claudio Scimone (conductor)

    • ERATO 0630 18943 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Waltz Op 54 No. 2

    Performer: Radoslav Kvapil (piano)

    • SUPRAPHON SU 4018-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Idomeno - overture

    Performer: Tafelmusik Performer: Bruno Weil (conductor)

    • SONY SK46695.
  • Édouard Lalo


    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9758.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo Op 118 in E flat minor

    Performer: Helene Grimaud (piano)

    • REGIS RRC 1327.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Oboe Sonata HWV366

    Performer: Alexandra Bellamy (oboe) Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67627.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Ave Maria

    Performer: Berlin Handel Choir Performer: Gunther Arndt (conductor)

    • DG 447 367-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Mazurka Op 59 No. 1 in A minor

    Performer: Piotr Anderszewski (piano)

  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Baba Yaga

    Performer: USSR Symphony Orchestra Performer: Evgeni Svetlanov (conductor)

    • MELODIYA 1000140.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major RV 564 for 2 violins, 2 cellos, strings and continuo

    Performer: Il Giardino Armonico Performer: Giovanni Antonini (conductor)

    • TELDEC 4509 945 522.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Che gelida manina

    Performer: Carlo Bergonzi

    • DECCA 476 1858.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festival Overture

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Ashkenazy

    • DECCA 4757431.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew's Passion: No. 29 - O Mensch, bewein dein Sunde gros (Chorale)

    Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Masaaki Suzuki (conductor)

    • BIS CD1500.
  • Johann Wilhelm Hertel

    Trumpet Concerto No. 1 in E flat

    Performer: Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet) Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Elgar Howarth (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 426 311 2.
  • Johann Strauss I

    Alpenkonig-Galopp Op. 7

    Performer: Biedermeier Ensemble Vienna

    • DENON CO 72587.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Russian National Orchestra

    Performer: Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)

    • Pentatone PTC 5186 061.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Festina Lente

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9134.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in A minor KV310

    Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (piano)

    • VIRGIN 699473 2.
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Chez le Photographe du motel from Ascenseur pour l'echafaud

    Performer: Miles Davis (trumpet) Performer: Barney Wilen (tenor sax) Performer: Rene Urtreger (piano) Performer: Pierre Michelot (bass) Performer: Kenny Clake (drums)

    • FONTANA FONTANA 836 305-2.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Prelude, Fugue & Riffs

    Performer: Benny Goodman (clarinet) Performer: Columbia Jazz Combo Performer: Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    • SONY SM3K47162.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • DG 469 151-2.
  • James Rhodes

    Voiles from Preludes Book 1

    Performer: Livia Rev (piano)

    • SAGA SCD 9021.


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