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Wednesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan shares his musical enthusiasms.

3 hours

Last on

Wed 1 Dec 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Marriage of Figaro – overture

    Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden Performer: Otmar Suitner (conductor)

    • BERLIN CLASSICS 0300116BC.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and Allegro Op.70

    Performer: Steven Isserlis (cello) Performer: Denes Varjon (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA 67661.
  • James Rhodes

    Fetes from Nocturnes

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

    • DECCA 425 502 2.
  • Antoni Stolpe

    Scherzo in C major

    Performer: Stefan Labanowski (piano)

    • ACTE PREALABLE AP0203.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Abu Hassan – overture

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

    • NAXOS 8.570296.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Valsa da Dor (Waltz of Sorrow)

    Performer: Sonia Rubinsky (piano)

    • NAXOS 8.554827.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto Op.7 No. 5 in G minor

    Performer: Simon Preston (organ) Performer: English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

    • ARCHIV 469 358-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Abendempfindung KV523

    Performer: Erna Berger (soprano) Performer: Sebastian Peschko (piano)

    • ORFEO C556 021.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 & 6

    Performer: Oscar Shumsky (violin) Performer: Frank Maus (piano)

    • NIMBUS NI 2552.
  • Henry Purcell

    Music for a While

    Performer: James Bowman (countertenor) Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 66288.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Italian Girl in Algiers – overture

    Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer (conductor)

    • CHANNEL CLASSICS CCS SA 25207.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Zaide: Ruhe sanft, main holdes Leben

    Performer: Rita Streich (soprano) Performer: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

    • DG 477 5812.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Excerpts from Raymonda Op.57: Act 3: Le Cortege hongrois; Mazurka; Grand pas hongrois

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Viktor Fedotov (conductor)

    • CARLTON CLASSICS 30366 00067.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sonata in D minor Op.4 No. 8

    Performer: Monica Huggett & Alison Bury (baroque violins) Performer: Jaap Ter Linden (baroque cello) Performer: Ton Koopman (harpsichord)

    • PHILIPS 416 614 2.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt from Das Knaben Wunderhorn

    Performer: Christian Gerhaher (baritone) Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    • DG 477 9060.
  • Robert Schumann

    Bewegt & Im Anfange ruhiges, im Verlauf bewegteres Tempo from Morning Songs

    Performer: Piotr Anderszewski (piano)

    • VIRGIN 948625 2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Scherzo burlesque from Suite No. 2 in C, Op.53

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 454 253-2.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Ad genua from Membra Jesu nostri, BuxWV 75

    Performer: Emma Kirkby (soprano) Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) Performer: Michael Chance (counter-tenor) Performer: Charles Daniels (tenor) Performer: Peter Harvey (bass) Performer: Purcell Quartet Performer: Fretwork

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0775.
  • Enrique Granados

    Allegro de concierto

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha (piano)

    • EMI CDM 764 529 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No.191 – For Christmas Day: Chorus "Gloria in excelsis"

    Performer: Monteverdi Choir Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • SDG 174.
  • Richard Wagner - Lohengrin, Act 3: In Fernem land

    Performer: Peter Hofmann (tenor - Lohengrin) Performer: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus Performer: Woldemar Nelsson (conductor)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 28

    Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden Performer: Otmar Suitner (conductor)

    • BERLIN CLASSICS 0094732BC.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata K284

    Performer: Teodoro Anzellotti (accordion)

    • WINTER & WINTER 910 062-2.

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