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11/03/2011

Rob Cowan with music to begin the day.

3 hours

Last on

Fri 11 Mar 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata: "Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir" BWV 29

    Performer: John Toll (organ obbligato) Performer: Tavener Players Performer: Andrew Tavener (director)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 5 61304 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 24 in F sharp major Op.78

    Performer: Paul Lewis (piano)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901903.05.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz from Serenade for Strings

    Performer: Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra Performer: Marco Boni (conductor)

    • PENATONE CLASSICS PTC 5186 009.
  • Traditional and Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Traditional Russian Folk Song: My Husband Made Me Stoke up a Steam Bath; Dance Tune (No. 7

    Performer: Andreyev Imperial Russian Orchestra Performer: Dmitri Hochlov (conductor)

    • EMI Classics 5 568192.
  • William Byrd

    Sing joyfully

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers Performer: John Rutter (director)

    • COLLEGIUM RECORDS CSCD 500.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Concert Waltz No. 1

    Performer: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Performer: Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

    • DECCA 430 348-2.
  • Giuseppe Tartini

    Third Movement from Sonata in G minor "The Devil's Trill"

    Arranger: Kreisler Performer: David Oistrakh (violin) Performer: Vladimir Yampolsky (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 62914 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Finale from Symphony No.5 in B flat D485

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor

    • EMI CLASSICS 9 18622 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Verdi prati from Alcina

    Performer: James Bowman (counter-tenor) Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (director)

    • HYPERION CDA 66483.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op 98: Third movement

    Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Munch (conductor)

    • RCA VICTOR SILVER SEAL 09026061206 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Poissons d'or from Images – Set 2

    Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)

    • TELDEC 0927 43088 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Allegro appasionata fro cello and orchestra Op. 43

    Performer: Johannes Moser (cello) Performer: SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Fabrice Bollon (conductor)

    • Hanssler Classics CD 93.222.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata No.6 in G major for organ BWV 530

    Performer: Ton Koopman (organ)

    • ARCHIV 447 277-2.
  • Georges Bizet

    Second movement from Roma Symphony

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Enrique Batiz (conductor)

    • ASV CD QS 6135.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in C major K.545 with freely added accompaniment for a second piano by Grieg

    Arranger: Grieg Performer: Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano) Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

    • TELDEC 4509 90825 2.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Soldier's Chorus from Act IV of Faust

    Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of the Paris Opera Performer: Georges Pretre (conductor)

    • EMI CDM 7 63090 2.
  • Walter Leigh

    Concertino for Harpsichord and String Orchestra

    Performer: George Malcolm (harpsichord) Performer: The Academy of St.Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • BBC RADIO CLASSICS BBCRD 9119.
  • Johannes Brahms

    In stiller Nacht, zur ersten (from 49 German Folksongs Book 6 No. 42)

    Performer: Hermann Prey (baritone) Performer: Martin Mazler (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS 9 18493 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Finale – The Creatures of Prometheus

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

    • PHILIPS 446 702-2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell Overture

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • RCA VD87814.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Finale from String Sextet No.2 in G major Op.36

    Performer: Leipzig String Quartet Performer: Hartmut Rohde (viola) Performer: Peter Bruns (cello)

    • DG GOLD MDG 307 1281-2.
  • Enrique Granados

    Danza Espanola no.5 "Andaluza"

    Orchestrator: Lamote De Grignon Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Ataulfo Argenta, conductor

    • DECCA 433 905-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Mignon's Song – Kennst du das Land? D321 "Do you know the land where lemmon trees blossom?

    Performer: Elly Ameling (soprano) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • HYPERION CDJ 33007.
  • Vincent Youmans

    Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two from No No Nanette)

    Arranger: Shostakovich Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly, conductor

    • DECCA 448 184-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Rigoletto – Concert paraphrase (transcription of Verdi)

    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

    • DECCA 436 746-2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Inno delle nazioni (Hymn of the Nations)

    Performer: Francesco Meli (tenor) Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Regio, Turin Performer: Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10659.

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