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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan shares his musical enthusiasms and dips into his rucksack for a surprise or two, plus a look at this week's Specialist Classical Chart.

3 hours

Last on

Tue 15 Feb 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue in C major – Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 No. 1

    Performer: Rosalyn Tureck (piano)

    • BBC Legends BBCL 4109-2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Serenade in E flat major, Op. 7

    Performer: Wind soloists of the Chamber orchestra of Europe Performer: Heinz Holliger (director)

    • PHILIPS 438 933 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ruhe zanft (Zaide)

    Performer: Lynne Dawson (soprano) Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Paul Goodwin (conductor)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI 907205.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon septimi e octavi toni (a 12)

    Performer: Sacrae sinfonie 1597 Performer: London Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble Performer: Andrew Parrott (director)

    • ARCHIV 437 073-2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Overture: Il signor Bruschino

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

    • HMV 5 86759 2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Vago augelletto

    Performer: Consort of Musicke Performer: Anthony Rooley (director)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 5 622682.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet: Scherzo

    Performer: Hausmusik

    • EMI 7 49958 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in F major Op. 54

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    • DG 474 451 2.
  • Specialist Classical Chart

    • Claudio Monteverdi

      Vespers: Laetatus sum

      Performer: L’Arpeggiata Performer: Christina Pluhar (director)

      • VIRGIN CLASSICS 50999 64199429.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D major, Kk. 29

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 5099964 201603.
  • Amy Beach

    Ah, love but a day

    Performer: Kate Royal (soprano) Performer: Malcolm Martineau (piano)

    • EMI 5099994853629.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Violin Concerto No.1: Scherzo

    Performer: Lisa Batiashvili (violin) Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

    • DG 477 9299.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection": Urlicht

    Performer: Magdalena Kozena (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI 50999 6 4 763 2.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Overture: Les Boreades

    Performer: Orchestra of the 18th Century Performer: Frans Bruggen (director)

    • PHILIPS 420 240 2.
  • Aaron Copland

    Danzon cubano

    Performer: The New World Symphony Orchestra Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

    • ARGO 436 737 2.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Helios overture

    Performer: Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

    • EMI 3 81503 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic dance in A flat, Op 72, No. 8

    Performer: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 446 583 2.
  • George Shearing

    Medley

    Performer: George Shearing (piano)

    • BBC MUSIC BBCJ 7005-2.
  • George Shearing

    Lullaby of Birdland

    Performer: Friedrich Gulda (piano) and his sextet

    • DECCA 06024 984 7128.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic dance in A flat, Op 72, No. 8

    Performer: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 446 583 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    'Morgen', Op.27 No 4

    Performer: Karita Mattila (soprano) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 480 0414.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for Guitar, Violin, Viola and Cello in A, RV 82

    Performer: Celedonio Romero (guitar) Performer: John Corigliano (violin) Performer: Domenick Saltarelli (viola) Performer: Margaret Bella (cello)

    • PHILIPS 426 076 2.
  • Frank Bridge

    Allegro appassionato

    Performer: Tom Dunn (viola) Performer: Daniel Tong (piano)

    • DUTTON CDXL 7254.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Pas a sei (William Tell)

    Performer: Concert Art Symphony Orchestra Performer: Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

    • EMI CDM 7243 5 65205.
  • Johann Strauss II - Tales from the Vienna woods, Op 325

    Performer: London Pilharmonic Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

  • Henry Purcell

    Fantasia upon one note

    Performer: Hesperion XX

    • ASTREE E8536.

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