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Thursday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Music includes Verdi's Ballet Music from Aida, Telemann's Oboe Concerto in D minor and Chopin's Polonaise heroique, Op 53.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in a performance of Verdi's Ballet Music from Aida, Heinz Holliger performs Telemann's Oboe Concerto in D minor the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields conducted by Iona Brown, and Chopin's Polonaise heroique performed by Maurizio Pollini are all included in the programme.

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Thu 17 Feb 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Ballet music from Aida

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

    • DG 415 856 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Bagatelle for piano Op 33 No. 1

    Performer: Stephen Bishop Kovacevich (piano)

    • PHILIPS 426 976 2.
  • Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach

    Symphony in E flat major HW 1/10

    Performer: Leipzig Chamber Orchestra Performer: Morten Schuldt-Jensen (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.572217.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Triana from Iberia

    Performer: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Performer: Felix Slatkin (conductor)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Cosi fan tutte - overture

    Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden Performer: Hans Vonk (conductor)

    • CAPRICCIO 10070.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude Op.32 No.5

    Performer: Rustem Hayroudinoff (piano)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10107.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian March from Prince Igor

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 442 011 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Kyrie and Gloria in excelsis Deo (chorus) from Mass in A major BWV 234

    Performer: Chorus & Orchestra of Collegium Vocale Ghent Performer: Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)

    • VIRGIN 648 291 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Da tempeste from Giulio Cesare in Egitto Act 3

    Performer: Danielle de Niese (soprano) Performer: Les Arts Florissants Performer: William Christie (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 2417.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Sicilienne, Op 78

    Performer: Steven Isserlis (cello) Performer: Pascal Devoyon (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA66235.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Tragic Overture Op.81

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: George Szell (conductor)

  • Antonín Dvořák


    Performer: Frantisek Novotny (violin) Performer: Prague Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

    • MATOUS MK0030 2 031.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Des pas dans l'allee Op.141 No.1

    Performer: Monteverdi Choir Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 438 149-2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Oboe Concerto in D minor

    Performer: Heinz Holliger (oboe) Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Iona Brown (conductor)

    • NEWTON 8802005.
  • Frank Bridge

    Canzonetta; Berceuse

    Performer: Britten Sinfonia Performer: Nicholas Cleobury (conductor)

    • RCA 74321 987082.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Polonaise heroique Op.53

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

  • Samuel Barber

    Adagio for Strings

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

    • ARGO 417828 2.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Tales of Hoffman – act 4: "Allez! Pour te liverer combat…"; "Scintille, diamante…" "Go th

    Performer: Bryn Terfel (bass baritone, Dapertutto) Performer: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Performer: James Levine (conductor)

    • DG 477 9195.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    The Tale of the Stone Flower Op.118: Act 2 Scene 4 Waltz

    Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN A10077.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite in A minor BWV 818a

    Performer: Olivier Baumont (harpsichord)

    • ERATO 8573 80224 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    The hurdy-gurdy man from Winterreise

    Performer: Thomas Bauer (baritone) Performer: Jos Van Immerseel (pianoforte)

    • ZIG ZAG ZZT 101102.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Orchestra di Ballo

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • DECCA 460 1285.
  • Jon Lord

    Zarabanda Solitaria

    Performer: Smith Quartet



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