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Monday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Wake up to music, news and the occasional surprise.

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Mon 29 Nov 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • William Walton

    Façade - Suite 2: Popular Song

    Performer: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • Philips 420155.
  • George Frideric Handel

    From Susanna: Overture; Allegro; The Oak that for a thousand years

    Performer: Collegium Musicum 90 Performer: Simon Standage (director)

    • Chandos 0685.
  • Samuel Barber

    School for Scandal Overture

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Thomas Schippers (conductor)

    • Sony 62837.
  • Johann Strauss II - The 1001 Night

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Rudolf Kempe (conductor)

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etude Tableau No. 5 in Eb minor Op 39'5

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    • Sony 46437.
  • José de Nebra

    Two extracts from Iphigenia in Thrace: Allegro cantabile; The duet "Ha, ingrato"

    Performer: Marta Almajano (soprano) Performer: Xenia Meijer (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Al Ayre Espanol Performer: Eduardo Banzo (conductor)

    • DHM 77532.
  • Johann Strauss II - Die Fledermaus: Quadrille

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

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cypresses No. 11-12

    Performer: Lindsay Quartet

    • Regis 1361.
  • Richard Wagner - Tannhauser: Dich teure halle

    Performer: Karita Mattila (soprano) Performer: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue a la gigue in G minor BWV 577

    Arranger: Holst Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    • Chandos 9835.
  • Clara Schumann

    Concerto Movement in F minor

    Performer: Oleg Marshev (piano) Performer: South Jutland Symphony Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Ziva (conductor)

    • Danacord 688.
  • John Dowland

    Now cease my wandering eyes

    Performer: Emma Kirkby (soprano) Performer: Anthony Rooley (lute)

    • Virgin 5624102.
  • Aaron Copland

    Fanfare for a Common Man

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Aaron Copland (conductor)

    • Sony 89232.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Flute Sonata in A major BWV 1032

    Performer: Maxence Larrieu (flute) Performer: Rafale Puyana (harpsichord)

    • Philips 438809.
  • Frederick Delius

    Koanga: La Kalinda

    Performer: Northern Sinfonia of England Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • EMI 47610.
  • Sergei Prokofiev


    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (piano)

    • RCA 60377.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Adrian Boult (conductor)

    • BBC Legends 4039.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in G K494 (arr for flute quartet)

    Performer: Carol Wincenc (flute) Performer: Emerson String Quartet

    • DG 431770.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

    Arranger: Clytus Gottwald Performer: Accentus Chamber Choir Performer: Laurence Equilbey (conductor)

    • Naïve 4965.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata in C minor Hob 16/20

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano)

    • Dal Segno 044.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Bartered Bride - Overture

    Performer: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Istvan Kertez (conductor)

    • Decca 425097.


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