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Friday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. The State Symphony Orchestra of Russia perform music by Mussorgsky, Andrew Manze and The English Concert perform music by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir John Barbirolli perform Arnold Bax's symphonic poem 'Tintagel'.

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Last on

Fri 18 Feb 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto RV156

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

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0687.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ganymed D544

    Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Performer: Jorg Demus (piano)

    • DG 457 747-2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Le Rouet d'Omphale Op.31

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Thomas Beecham (conductor)

    • EMI 909932 2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric Pieces: Butterfly Op.54 No. 1 and Humoresque Op.6 No. 2

    Performer: Sigurd Slattebrekk (piano)

    • SIMAX PSC 1299.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Scherzo in B flat

    Performer: State Symphony Orchestra of Russia Performer: Evgeny Svetlanov (conductor)

    • RCA 09026 684 062.
  • William Byrd

    Domine, non sum dignus

    Performer: Choir of Trinity College Cambridge Performer: Richard Marlow (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0733.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in G major "Gypsy Rondo"

    Performer: Florestan Trio

    • HYPERION CDA67719.
  • Girolamo Frescobaldi

    Capricio 5 sopra la Bassa Fiamenga

    Performer: Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet

    • NEWTON 8802044.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Polonaise from Eugene Onegin

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

    • DG 419 176 2.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Tango

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DG 453 458 2.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony No. 3 in F major Wq.183/3

    Performer: English Concert Performer: Andrew Manze (director)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 907403.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Dupak (Stomp Dance)

    Performer: Radoslav Kvapil (piano)

    • ALTO ALC 6001.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das irdische Leben from Des Knaben Wunderhorn

    Performer: Magdelena Kozena (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    • DG 477 9060.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Virga Jesse floriut

    Performer: Polyphony/Stephen Layton

    • HYPERION CDA67629.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in C minor BWV 1062

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano & director) Performer: Peter Serkin (piano) Performer: Camerata Bern

    • DECCA 478 2363.
  • Claude Debussy

    Clair de lune

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer (oboe) Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Mathias Monius (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 2564.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Force of Destiny - Overture

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

    • DG 419 622 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Susse stille, sanfte Quelle HWV205 "Sweet quiet, gentle source/Of peaceful serenity"

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson (soprano) Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67627.
  • Claude Debussy

    La Mer – third movement "Diaologue du vent et de la mer"

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI 558 045 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo Concertante in B flat K269

    Performer: Alexander Janiczek (violin and director) Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

    • LINN CKD287.
  • Graham Fitkin

    White – for 2 pianos

    Performer: Noriko Ogawa & Kathryn Stott (pianos)

    • BIS SACD 1517.
  • Arnold Bax

    Tintagel

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir John Barbirolli (conductor)

    • EMI 379983 2.
  • Trad

    El can dels ocells (The Song of the Birds)

    Performer: Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) Performer: Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

    • BRILLIANT CLASSICS.

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