Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Great pieces, great performances - and a few surprises!
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Canzona Matinata ("Morning Song") from Forgotten Melodies Op 39
Performer: Marc-André (piano)
Hungarian Dance No.6 in A major (orchestrated Johan Andreas Hallén)
Performer: Danubia Orchestra Obuda
Performer: Domonkos Héja (conductor)
Suite in A major, Op 98a: movements 3-5
Performer: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Performer: David Zinman (conductor)
Arabesque in C major Op 18
Performer: Andras Schiff (piano)
Heraclitus and Democritus – overture
Performer: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Michael Dittrich (conductor)
Khovanshchina – Intermezzo, Act 4
Performer: Berlin Philharmonic
Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
5th Concerto en Sextour
Performer: Les Talens Lyriques
Performer: Christophe Rousset (director)
Performer: Francis Poulenc (piano)
Colas Breugnon - overture
Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Fritz Reiner (conductor)
Scherzo for 4 bassoons
Performer: Martin Gatt, Meyrick Alexander, Melbon Mackie, John Orford (bassoons)
Symphony in C major K96
Performer: English Chamber Orchestra
Performer: Jeffrey Tate (conductor)
Performer: Ralph van Raat (piano)
I know that my Redeemer liveth
Performer: Margaret Price (soprano)
Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Sir Colin Davis (conductor)
Fantasy in F sharp minor Op 28 "Sonata Ecossaise"
Performer: Shura Cherkassky (piano)
Performer: Jan Garbarek (saxophone)
Performer: Hilliard Ensemble
We are the stars
Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement scherzo
Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)
Sonata for violin and piano
Performer: Ivry Gitlis (violin)
Performer: Martha Argerich (piano)
Performer: The King’s Consort
Performer: Robert King (conductor)
Prelude and Fugue in E flat major BWV 876
Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)
Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Tales of Hoffmann – suite
Performer: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Paul Paray (conductor)
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