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Friday - Rob Cowan

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

3 hours

Last on

Fri 26 Nov 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue in d major BWV850

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA677414.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Overture to Silla – Largo-Allegro, Andante

    Performer: The Brandenburg Consort Performer: Roy Goodman (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA668680.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Rapsodie Espagnole: Feria

    Performer: Boston Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 454 452-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Au bord d'une source

    Performer: Andre Laplante (piano)

    • ANALEKTA 2 9980.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Salvator mundi

    Performer: Alamire directed by David Skinner

    • OBSIDIAN CD706.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Sonata a 6 in C major

    Performer: Collegium Aureum

    • EDITO CLASSICA 05472 772642.
  • Schubert/Liszt

    Die Forelle, Erlkonig

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin (piano)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SK52567.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Cristantemi

    Performer: Israel Chamber Orchestra Performer: Yoav Talmi (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN8593.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Overture: Nutcracker

    Performer: Thomas Trotter (organ)

    • DECCA 4366562.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Blithe Bells - Sheep my Safely Graze from Cantata 208

    Arranger: Grainger Performer: Piers Lane (piano)

    • HYPERION CDAA67344.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture from Suite in A minor TWV 55.a2

    Performer: Academie for Alte Musik Berlin

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC901917.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Elegie for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Peter Dixon (cello) Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9416.
  • Ivor Gurney

    For EMH a birthday presenter from Ivor

    Performer: Alan Gravill (piano)

    • DAL SEGNO DSPRCD059.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon 12, toni a 12

    Performer: Hesperion XX/Jordi Savall

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 4820252.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Interlude and Dance no1 "La Vida Breve"

    Performer: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    • MERCURY 475 6856.
  • Romuald Twardowski

    Only begotten son

    Performer: Chamber Choir Kyiv Performer: Mykola Hobdych (conductor)

    • ACTE PREALABLE.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Sinfonia from Nabucco

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 4576262.
  • Jean Sibelius

    String Quartet in D minor Op 56 (scherzo)

    Performer: Tetzlaff Quartet

    • AVI MUSIC 8553202.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for violin, strings and continuo in E major BWV 1042

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

    • PHILIPS 470 934-2.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Revelge

    Performer: Thomas Hampson (baritone) Performer: San Francisco Symphony Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

    • SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY 821936-0036-2.
  • James Rhodes

    String Quartet, Op 10: 2nd movement

    Performer: Belcea Quartet

    • EMI CDZ40202.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op 90 (live from Great Hall Moscow Conservatory)

    Performer: Emil Gilels (piano)

    • MEL CD 10 01132.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin: Lensky Variation

    Performer: Sydney Symphony Orchestra

    • EMI 50999 6 48620 2 6.
  • Howard Brubeck

    Allegro Blues from Dialogues of Jazz

    Performer: Dave Brubeck Quartet Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SMK 60566.

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